Thomas M McCollom

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A volcanic environment for bedrock diagenesis at Meridiani Planum on Mars
    Thomas M McCollom
    Center for Astrobiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Nature 438:1129-31. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Abiotic synthesis of organic compounds in deep-sea hydrothermal environments
    Thomas M McCollom
    CU Center for Astrobiology and Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, Campus Box 392, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309 0392, USA
    Chem Rev 107:382-401. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Geochemical constraints on sources of metabolic energy for chemolithoautotrophy in ultramafic-hosted deep-sea hydrothermal systems
    Thomas M McCollom
    CU Center for Astrobiology and Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309 0392, USA
    Astrobiology 7:933-50. 2007
  4. pmc Hydrogen and bioenergetics in the Yellowstone geothermal ecosystem
    John R Spear
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:2555-60. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Geomicrobiology in oceanography: microbe-mineral interactions at and below the seafloor
    Katrina J Edwards
    Geomicrobiology Group, Department of Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    Trends Microbiol 13:449-56. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Geochemistry: biosignatures and abiotic constraints on early life
    Barbara Sherwood Lollar
    Department of Geology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3B1, Canada
    Nature 444:E18; discussion E18-9. 2006

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint A volcanic environment for bedrock diagenesis at Meridiani Planum on Mars
    Thomas M McCollom
    Center for Astrobiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Nature 438:1129-31. 2005
    ..Consequently, the model invokes an environment considerably less favourable for biological activity on Mars than previously proposed interpretations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Abiotic synthesis of organic compounds in deep-sea hydrothermal environments
    Thomas M McCollom
    CU Center for Astrobiology and Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, Campus Box 392, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309 0392, USA
    Chem Rev 107:382-401. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Geochemical constraints on sources of metabolic energy for chemolithoautotrophy in ultramafic-hosted deep-sea hydrothermal systems
    Thomas M McCollom
    CU Center for Astrobiology and Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309 0392, USA
    Astrobiology 7:933-50. 2007
    ..The results indicate that ultramafic-hosted systems are capable of supplying about twice as much chemical energy as analogous deep-sea hydrothermal systems hosted in basaltic rocks...
  4. pmc Hydrogen and bioenergetics in the Yellowstone geothermal ecosystem
    John R Spear
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:2555-60. 2005
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  5. ncbi request reprint Geomicrobiology in oceanography: microbe-mineral interactions at and below the seafloor
    Katrina J Edwards
    Geomicrobiology Group, Department of Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    Trends Microbiol 13:449-56. 2005
    ..This review focuses on geomicrobiological studies and energy flow in dark, deep-ocean and subseafloor rock habitats...
  6. ncbi request reprint Geochemistry: biosignatures and abiotic constraints on early life
    Barbara Sherwood Lollar
    Department of Geology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3B1, Canada
    Nature 444:E18; discussion E18-9. 2006
    ..which suggests that an alternative, abiotic origin for the methane is equally plausible. The conclusions of Ueno et al. about the timing of the onset of microbial methanogenesis might not therefore be justified...