Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
- Geobacter sulfurreducens strain engineered for increased rates of respirationMounir Izallalen
Department of Microbiology, 203 Morril Science IV N, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
Metab Eng 10:267-75. 2008..sulfurreducens in accordance with predictions from in silico metabolic modeling. To our knowledge, this is the first report of metabolic engineering to increase the respiratory rate of a microorganism...
- Purification and characterization of OmcZ, an outer-surface, octaheme c-type cytochrome essential for optimal current production by Geobacter sulfurreducensKengo Inoue
Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, 639 North Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 76:3999-4007. 2010..The biochemical properties and extracellular localization of OmcZ suggest that it is well suited for promoting electron transfer in current-producing biofilms of G. sulfurreducens...
- Role of Geobacter sulfurreducens outer surface c-type cytochromes in reduction of soil humic acid and anthraquinone-2,6-disulfonateJames W Voordeckers
Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 76:2371-5. 2010..Complete inhibition was obtained only when five of these genes were simultaneously deleted, suggesting that diverse outer surface cytochromes can contribute to the reduction of humic substances and other extracellular quinones...