Jessica E Butler

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Comparative genomic analysis of Geobacter sulfurreducens KN400, a strain with enhanced capacity for extracellular electron transfer and electricity production
    Jessica E Butler
    Department of Microbiology, 203 Morrill Science Center IVN, University of Massachusetts, 639 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    BMC Genomics 13:471. 2012
  2. pmc Genome-scale constraint-based modeling of Geobacter metallireducens
    Jun Sun
    Genomatica Inc, San Diego, CA, USA
    BMC Syst Biol 3:15. 2009
  3. pmc Evolution of electron transfer out of the cell: comparative genomics of six Geobacter genomes
    Jessica E Butler
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
    BMC Genomics 11:40. 2010
  4. pmc Evolution from a respiratory ancestor to fill syntrophic and fermentative niches: comparative fenomics of six Geobacteraceae species
    Jessica E Butler
    Department of Microbiology, 203 Morrill Science Center IVN, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    BMC Genomics 10:103. 2009
  5. pmc Genomic and microarray analysis of aromatics degradation in Geobacter metallireducens and comparison to a Geobacter isolate from a contaminated field site
    Jessica E Butler
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    BMC Genomics 8:180. 2007
  6. pmc Genetic characterization of a single bifunctional enzyme for fumarate reduction and succinate oxidation in Geobacter sulfurreducens and engineering of fumarate reduction in Geobacter metallireducens
    Jessica E Butler
    Department of Microbiology, 203 Morrill Science Center IVN, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    J Bacteriol 188:450-5. 2006
  7. pmc Importance of c-Type cytochromes for U(VI) reduction by Geobacter sulfurreducens
    Evgenya S Shelobolina
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
    BMC Microbiol 7:16. 2007
  8. pmc Genome sequence of the deltaproteobacterial strain NaphS2 and analysis of differential gene expression during anaerobic growth on naphthalene
    Raymond J DiDonato
    Microbiology Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e14072. 2010
  9. pmc MacA, a diheme c-type cytochrome involved in Fe(III) reduction by Geobacter sulfurreducens
    Jessica E Butler
    Department of Microbiology, 203 Morrill Science Center IVN, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    J Bacteriol 186:4042-5. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Geobacter: the microbe electric's physiology, ecology, and practical applications
    Derek R Lovley
    Department of Microbiology and Environmental Biotechnology Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    Adv Microb Physiol 59:1-100. 2011

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Comparative genomic analysis of Geobacter sulfurreducens KN400, a strain with enhanced capacity for extracellular electron transfer and electricity production
    Jessica E Butler
    Department of Microbiology, 203 Morrill Science Center IVN, University of Massachusetts, 639 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    BMC Genomics 13:471. 2012
    ..The genome of KN400 was compared to wildtype with the goal of discovering how the network for extracellular electron transfer has changed and how these two strains evolved...
  2. pmc Genome-scale constraint-based modeling of Geobacter metallireducens
    Jun Sun
    Genomatica Inc, San Diego, CA, USA
    BMC Syst Biol 3:15. 2009
    ..Such a modeling approach was applied to provide physiological and ecological insights on the metabolism of G. metallireducens...
  3. pmc Evolution of electron transfer out of the cell: comparative genomics of six Geobacter genomes
    Jessica E Butler
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
    BMC Genomics 11:40. 2010
    ..Conservation of proteins across the genomes was determined to better understand the evolution of Geobacter species and to create a metabolic model applicable to subsurface environments...
  4. pmc Evolution from a respiratory ancestor to fill syntrophic and fermentative niches: comparative fenomics of six Geobacteraceae species
    Jessica E Butler
    Department of Microbiology, 203 Morrill Science Center IVN, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    BMC Genomics 10:103. 2009
    ..The Geobacteraceae family contains members with three important anaerobic metabolisms: fermentation, syntrophic degradation of fermentation intermediates, and anaerobic respiration...
  5. pmc Genomic and microarray analysis of aromatics degradation in Geobacter metallireducens and comparison to a Geobacter isolate from a contaminated field site
    Jessica E Butler
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    BMC Genomics 8:180. 2007
    ..Geobacter metallireducens metabolizes many aromatic compounds, but the enzymes involved are not well known...
  6. pmc Genetic characterization of a single bifunctional enzyme for fumarate reduction and succinate oxidation in Geobacter sulfurreducens and engineering of fumarate reduction in Geobacter metallireducens
    Jessica E Butler
    Department of Microbiology, 203 Morrill Science Center IVN, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    J Bacteriol 188:450-5. 2006
    ..These results demonstrate that, unlike previously described organisms, G. sulfurreducens and possibly G. metallireducens use the same enzyme for both fumarate reduction and succinate oxidation in vivo...
  7. pmc Importance of c-Type cytochromes for U(VI) reduction by Geobacter sulfurreducens
    Evgenya S Shelobolina
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
    BMC Microbiol 7:16. 2007
    ..In order to study the mechanism of U(VI) reduction, the effect of deleting c-type cytochrome genes on the capacity of Geobacter sulfurreducens to reduce U(VI) with acetate serving as the electron donor was investigated...
  8. pmc Genome sequence of the deltaproteobacterial strain NaphS2 and analysis of differential gene expression during anaerobic growth on naphthalene
    Raymond J DiDonato
    Microbiology Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e14072. 2010
    ..To further characterize pathways involved in naphthalene degradation in NaphS2, the draft genome was sequenced, and gene and protein expression examined...
  9. pmc MacA, a diheme c-type cytochrome involved in Fe(III) reduction by Geobacter sulfurreducens
    Jessica E Butler
    Department of Microbiology, 203 Morrill Science Center IVN, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    J Bacteriol 186:4042-5. 2004
    ..However, the capacity for Fe(III) reduction was greatly diminished, indicating that MacA, which is predicted to be localized in the periplasm, is a key intermediate in electron transfer to Fe(III)...
  10. doi request reprint Geobacter: the microbe electric's physiology, ecology, and practical applications
    Derek R Lovley
    Department of Microbiology and Environmental Biotechnology Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    Adv Microb Physiol 59:1-100. 2011
    ..Further investigation of these environmentally relevant and physiologically unique organisms is warranted...