P Buford Price

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Temperature dependence of metabolic rates for microbial growth, maintenance, and survival
    P Buford Price
    Physics Department, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:4631-6. 2004
  2. pmc In situ microbial metabolism as a cause of gas anomalies in ice
    Robert A Rohde
    Physics Department, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:8667-72. 2008
  3. pmc Diffusion-controlled metabolism for long-term survival of single isolated microorganisms trapped within ice crystals
    Robert A Rohde
    Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:16592-7. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Microbial genesis, life and death in glacial ice
    P Buford Price
    Physics Department, University of California, Berkeley, CA94720, USA
    Can J Microbiol 55:1-11. 2009
  5. pmc Temperature profile for glacial ice at the South Pole: implications for life in a nearby subglacial lake
    P Buford Price
    Physics Department, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:7844-7. 2002
  6. pmc Kinetics of size changes of individual Bacillus thuringiensis spores in response to changes in relative humidity
    Andrew J Westphal
    Space Sciences Laboratory and Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:3461-6. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Microbial life in glacial ice and implications for a cold origin of life
    P Buford Price
    Physics Department, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 59:217-31. 2007

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Publications7

  1. pmc Temperature dependence of metabolic rates for microbial growth, maintenance, and survival
    P Buford Price
    Physics Department, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:4631-6. 2004
    ..The rate micros(T) for repairing molecular damage by means of DNA-repair enzymes and protein-repair enzymes such as methyltransferase is found to be comparable to the rate of spontaneous molecular damage...
  2. pmc In situ microbial metabolism as a cause of gas anomalies in ice
    Robert A Rohde
    Physics Department, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:8667-72. 2008
    ..Our spectrofluorimetric scans throughout the GISP2 ice core lead us to conclude that both microbes and nonmicrobial aerosols are deposited in discontinuous bursts, which may provide a tool for studying wind storms in the distant past...
  3. pmc Diffusion-controlled metabolism for long-term survival of single isolated microorganisms trapped within ice crystals
    Robert A Rohde
    Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:16592-7. 2007
    ..16 microl with the protein mapper and in 1.9 microl with the methanogen mapper. With such precise localization, it should be possible to extract single cells for molecular identification...
  4. doi request reprint Microbial genesis, life and death in glacial ice
    P Buford Price
    Physics Department, University of California, Berkeley, CA94720, USA
    Can J Microbiol 55:1-11. 2009
    ..For residence times in ice longer than a million years, spore formers may be unable to compete in longevity with vegetative cells that are able to repair DNA damage via survival metabolism...
  5. pmc Temperature profile for glacial ice at the South Pole: implications for life in a nearby subglacial lake
    P Buford Price
    Physics Department, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:7844-7. 2002
    ..5 km(3)) and at lower temperatures (-20 degrees C to -35 degrees C) than has heretofore been possible...
  6. pmc Kinetics of size changes of individual Bacillus thuringiensis spores in response to changes in relative humidity
    Andrew J Westphal
    Space Sciences Laboratory and Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:3461-6. 2003
    ..Humidity-dependent swelling may account for the greater kill effectiveness of spores by gas-phase chlorine dioxide, formaldehyde, and ethylene oxide at very high relative humidity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Microbial life in glacial ice and implications for a cold origin of life
    P Buford Price
    Physics Department, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 59:217-31. 2007
    ..Prebiotic molecules may also have utilized grain surfaces to increase the rate of encounter and to exploit other physicochemical features of the surfaces...