Ashley E Franks

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Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Real-time spatial gene expression analysis within current-producing biofilms
    Ashley E Franks
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Morrill IVN, 639 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA, USA
    ChemSusChem 5:1092-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Microtoming coupled to microarray analysis to evaluate the spatial metabolic status of Geobacter sulfurreducens biofilms
    Ashley E Franks
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
    ISME J 4:509-19. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Direct exchange of electrons within aggregates of an evolved syntrophic coculture of anaerobic bacteria
    Zarath M Summers
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Science 330:1413-5. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Anode Biofilm Transcriptomics Reveals Outer Surface Components Essential for High Density Current Production in Geobacter sulfurreducens Fuel Cells
    Kelly P Nevin
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e5628. 2009
  5. pmc Anode biofilm transcriptomics reveals outer surface components essential for high density current production in Geobacter sulfurreducens fuel cells
    Kelly P Nevin
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e5628. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Tunable metallic-like conductivity in microbial nanowire networks
    Nikhil S Malvankar
    Department of Physics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Nat Nanotechnol 6:573-9. 2011
  7. pmc Electrosynthesis of organic compounds from carbon dioxide is catalyzed by a diversity of acetogenic microorganisms
    Kelly P Nevin
    106B Morrill 4 North, University of Massachusetts, Microbiology, 639 North Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:2882-6. 2011
  8. pmc Electrical conductivity in a mixed-species biofilm
    Nikhil S Malvankar
    Department of Physics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:5967-71. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Specific localization of the c-type cytochrome OmcZ at the anode surface in current-producing biofilms of Geobacter sulfurreducens
    Kengo Inoue
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA Interdisciplinary Research Organization, University of Miyazaki, 5200 Kihara, Kiyotake, Miyazaki 889 1692, Japan
    Environ Microbiol Rep 3:211-7. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Production of pilus-like filaments in Geobacter sulfurreducens in the absence of the type IV pilin protein PilA
    Anna Klimes
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 310:62-8. 2010

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Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Real-time spatial gene expression analysis within current-producing biofilms
    Ashley E Franks
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Morrill IVN, 639 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA, USA
    ChemSusChem 5:1092-8. 2012
    ..This real-time reporter approach is likely to be a useful tool in optimizing the design of technologies relying on microbe-electrode interactions...
  2. doi request reprint Microtoming coupled to microarray analysis to evaluate the spatial metabolic status of Geobacter sulfurreducens biofilms
    Ashley E Franks
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
    ISME J 4:509-19. 2010
    ..The microtoming/microarray strategy described here may be useful for evaluating gene expression with depth in a diversity of microbial biofilms...
  3. doi request reprint Direct exchange of electrons within aggregates of an evolved syntrophic coculture of anaerobic bacteria
    Zarath M Summers
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Science 330:1413-5. 2010
    ..Aggregate formation was also much faster in mutants that were deficient in interspecies hydrogen transfer, further suggesting direct interspecies electron transfer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Anode Biofilm Transcriptomics Reveals Outer Surface Components Essential for High Density Current Production in Geobacter sulfurreducens Fuel Cells
    Kelly P Nevin
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e5628. 2009
    ..sulfurreducens biofilms to electrodes...
  5. pmc Anode biofilm transcriptomics reveals outer surface components essential for high density current production in Geobacter sulfurreducens fuel cells
    Kelly P Nevin
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e5628. 2009
    ..sulfurreducens biofilms to electrodes...
  6. doi request reprint Tunable metallic-like conductivity in microbial nanowire networks
    Nikhil S Malvankar
    Department of Physics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Nat Nanotechnol 6:573-9. 2011
    ..The conductivity of the nanofilaments has a temperature dependence similar to that of a disordered metal, and the conductivity could be increased by processing...
  7. pmc Electrosynthesis of organic compounds from carbon dioxide is catalyzed by a diversity of acetogenic microorganisms
    Kelly P Nevin
    106B Morrill 4 North, University of Massachusetts, Microbiology, 639 North Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:2882-6. 2011
    ..The acetogen Acetobacterium woodii was unable to consume current. These results expand the known range of microorganisms capable of electrosynthesis, providing multiple options for the further optimization of this process...
  8. pmc Electrical conductivity in a mixed-species biofilm
    Nikhil S Malvankar
    Department of Physics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:5967-71. 2012
    ..A current-producing biofilm grown from a wastewater sludge inoculum was highly conductive with low charge transfer resistance even though microorganisms other than Geobacteraceae accounted for nearly half the microbial community...
  9. doi request reprint Specific localization of the c-type cytochrome OmcZ at the anode surface in current-producing biofilms of Geobacter sulfurreducens
    Kengo Inoue
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA Interdisciplinary Research Organization, University of Miyazaki, 5200 Kihara, Kiyotake, Miyazaki 889 1692, Japan
    Environ Microbiol Rep 3:211-7. 2011
    ..sulfurreducens biofilms to the anode surface...
  10. doi request reprint Production of pilus-like filaments in Geobacter sulfurreducens in the absence of the type IV pilin protein PilA
    Anna Klimes
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 310:62-8. 2010
    ..sulfurreducens and that some means other than microscopic observation is required before the composition of filaments can be unambiguously specified...
  11. doi request reprint Stimulating the anaerobic degradation of aromatic hydrocarbons in contaminated sediments by providing an electrode as the electron acceptor
    Tian Zhang
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
    Environ Microbiol 12:1011-20. 2010
    ..Once in position, they provide a permanent, low-maintenance source of electron acceptor. Thus, graphite electrodes may offer an attractive alternative for enhancing contaminant degradation in anoxic environments...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Potential for direct interspecies electron transfer in methanogenic wastewater digester aggregates
    Masahiko Morita
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    MBio 2:e00159-11. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Going Wireless: Fe(III) Oxide Reduction without Pili by Geobacter sulfurreducens Strain JS-1
    Jessica A Smith
    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 80:4331-40. 2014
    ..sulfurreducens biofilms is more effective via pili. ..
  15. doi request reprint Reductive dechlorination of 2-chlorophenol by Anaeromyxobacter dehalogenans with an electrode serving as the electron donor
    Sarah M Strycharz
    University of Massachusetts, Microbiology, 639 North Pleasant St, Morrill IV North, Amherst, MA 01003, USA Naval Research Laboratory, CBMSE, Room 304, 4555 Overlook Avenue, SW, Building 42, Code 6900, Washington, DC 20375, USA University of Massachusetts, Environmental Engineering, 224 Marston Hall, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Environ Microbiol Rep 2:289-94. 2010
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