J T Staley

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Reclassification of the polyphyletic genus Prosthecomicrobium to form two novel genera, Vasilyevaea gen. nov. and Bauldia gen. nov. with four new combinations: Vasilyevaea enhydra comb. nov., Vasilyevaea mishustinii comb. nov., Bauldia consociata comb. no
    Benjamin Yee
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98193, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:2960-6. 2010
  2. pmc Phylum Verrucomicrobia representatives share a compartmentalized cell plan with members of bacterial phylum Planctomycetes
    Kuo Chang Lee
    School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    BMC Microbiol 9:5. 2009
  3. pmc Genomics of an extreme psychrophile, Psychromonas ingrahamii
    Monica Riley
    Bay Paul Center, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    BMC Genomics 9:210. 2008
  4. pmc A canonical FtsZ protein in Verrucomicrobium spinosum, a member of the Bacterial phylum Verrucomicrobia that also includes tubulin-producing Prosthecobacter species
    Benjamin Yee
    School of Molecular and Microbial Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 7:37. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Microbiological material exchanges among scientists
    James T Staley
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington 357242, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Res Microbiol 161:446-52. 2010
  6. pmc The bacterial species dilemma and the genomic-phylogenetic species concept
    James T Staley
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 361:1899-909. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Universal species concept: pipe dream or a step toward unifying biology?
    James T Staley
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 36:1331-6. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Poles apart: biodiversity and biogeography of sea ice bacteria
    J T Staley
    Department of Microbiology 357242, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Annu Rev Microbiol 53:189-215. 1999
  9. pmc Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon degradation by a new marine bacterium, Neptunomonas naphthovorans gen. nov., sp. nov
    B P Hedlund
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7274, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:251-9. 1999
  10. pmc Isolation of marine polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH)-degrading Cycloclasticus strains from the Gulf of Mexico and comparison of their PAH degradation ability with that of puget sound Cycloclasticus strains
    A D Geiselbrecht
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 64:4703-10. 1998

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  1. pmc Reclassification of the polyphyletic genus Prosthecomicrobium to form two novel genera, Vasilyevaea gen. nov. and Bauldia gen. nov. with four new combinations: Vasilyevaea enhydra comb. nov., Vasilyevaea mishustinii comb. nov., Bauldia consociata comb. no
    Benjamin Yee
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98193, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:2960-6. 2010
    ..The type strain of Bauldia litoralis is strain 524-16(T) (= NCIB 2233(T) =ATCC 35022(T)). The type strain of the other species in this genus is Bauldia consociata strain 11(T) (=VKM B-2498(T) =CCM 7594(T))...
  2. pmc Phylum Verrucomicrobia representatives share a compartmentalized cell plan with members of bacterial phylum Planctomycetes
    Kuo Chang Lee
    School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    BMC Microbiol 9:5. 2009
    ..Based on the postulated superphylum relationship, we hypothesized that members of the two separate phyla Planctomycetes and Verrucomicrobia might share a similar ultrastructure plan differing from classical prokaryote organization...
  3. pmc Genomics of an extreme psychrophile, Psychromonas ingrahamii
    Monica Riley
    Bay Paul Center, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    BMC Genomics 9:210. 2008
    ..Determination of the whole genome sequence allows comparison with genes of other psychrophiles and mesophiles...
  4. pmc A canonical FtsZ protein in Verrucomicrobium spinosum, a member of the Bacterial phylum Verrucomicrobia that also includes tubulin-producing Prosthecobacter species
    Benjamin Yee
    School of Molecular and Microbial Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 7:37. 2007
    ..It is therefore of interest to know whether other members of phylum Verrucomicrobia possess FtsZ or tubulin as their FtsZ-tubulin gene family representative...
  5. doi request reprint Microbiological material exchanges among scientists
    James T Staley
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington 357242, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Res Microbiol 161:446-52. 2010
    ..However, special challenges have recently been encountered in transporting such strains in order to meet such needs. This paper discusses the use of material exchanges and the challenges in this field...
  6. pmc The bacterial species dilemma and the genomic-phylogenetic species concept
    James T Staley
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 361:1899-909. 2006
    ..Second, the GPSC would replace the burdensome requirement for DNA hybridization presently needed to describe new species. Furthermore, the GPSC is consistent with the present treatment at higher taxonomic levels...
  7. doi request reprint Universal species concept: pipe dream or a step toward unifying biology?
    James T Staley
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 36:1331-6. 2009
    ..Furthermore, this universal species concept could help provide a more equitable circumscription among all species, as well as aid in the unification of biologists and biology...
  8. ncbi request reprint Poles apart: biodiversity and biogeography of sea ice bacteria
    J T Staley
    Department of Microbiology 357242, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Annu Rev Microbiol 53:189-215. 1999
    ..Additional research on polar sea ice bacteria is needed to resolve this issue and extend our understanding of its microbial diversity...
  9. pmc Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon degradation by a new marine bacterium, Neptunomonas naphthovorans gen. nov., sp. nov
    B P Hedlund
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7274, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:251-9. 1999
    ..The type strain of N. naphthovorans is strain NAG-2N-126...
  10. pmc Isolation of marine polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH)-degrading Cycloclasticus strains from the Gulf of Mexico and comparison of their PAH degradation ability with that of puget sound Cycloclasticus strains
    A D Geiselbrecht
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 64:4703-10. 1998
    ..Cycloclasticus species appear to be numerically important and widespread PAH-degrading bacteria in both Puget Sound and the Gulf of Mexico...
  11. ncbi request reprint Vibrio cyclotrophicus sp. nov., a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH)-degrading marine bacterium
    B P Hedlund
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7242, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 51:61-6. 2001
    ..Together, these differences indicated that strain P-2P44T represents a novel species in the genus Vibrio, for which the name Vibrio cyclotrophicus sp. nov. is proposed; the type strain is P-2P44T (= ATCC 700982T = PICC 106644T)...
  12. pmc Diversity and distribution of Planctomycetes and related bacteria in the suboxic zone of the Black Sea
    John Kirkpatrick
    School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Box 357242, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:3079-83. 2006
    ..The distributions of known anaerobic ammonium oxidation (anammox) bacteria, many unknown Planctomycetes, and other phylotypes were examined in relation to the local nutrient and redox conditions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny of Prosthecobacter, the fusiform caulobacters: members of a recently discovered division of the bacteria
    B P Hedlund
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7242
    Int J Syst Bacteriol 46:960-6. 1996
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  14. ncbi request reprint Marinobacter strain NCE312 has a Pseudomonas-like naphthalene dioxygenase
    B P Hedlund
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Box 357242, Seattle, WA 98195 7242, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 201:47-51. 2001
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  15. ncbi request reprint Eukaryotic signature proteins of Prosthecobacter dejongeii and Gemmata sp. Wa-1 as revealed by in silico analysis
    James T Staley
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, P O Box 98195, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 243:9-14. 2005
    ..However, this does not rule out the possibility that ancestral members of either the Verrucomicrobia or Planctomycetes may have played an important role in the evolution of a proto-eukaryotic organism...
  16. ncbi request reprint Astrobiology, the transcendent science: the promise of astrobiology as an integrative approach for science and engineering education and research
    James T Staley
    Department of Microbiology, NSF Astrobiology IGERT Program, University of Washington, Box 357242, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 14:347-54. 2003
    ..The rationale for implementing novel educational programs in astrobiology is presented along with specific research and educational policy recommendations...
  17. pmc Probing nitrogen metabolism in the redox gradient of the Black Sea
    James T Staley
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:6881-2. 2007
  18. ncbi request reprint Analysis and comparison of the microbial community structures of two enrichment cultures capable of reductively dechlorinating TCE and cis-DCE
    April Z Gu
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Environ Microbiol 6:45-54. 2004
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  19. ncbi request reprint Analysis of nitrite reductase (nirK and nirS) genes and cultivation reveal depauperate community of denitrifying bacteria in the Black Sea suboxic zone
    Brian B Oakley
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 357242, USA
    Environ Microbiol 9:118-30. 2007
    ..Analysis of the recently discovered nirS gene from the anammox bacterium Candidatus'Kuenenia stuttgartiensis' revealed that mismatches with commonly used primers may have prevented the previous detection of this divergent sequence...
  20. pmc Diversity and distribution of Frankia strains symbiotic with Ceanothus in California
    Brian Oakley
    College of Forest Reserves, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:6444-52. 2004
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  21. ncbi request reprint Subfreezing growth of the sea ice bacterium "Psychromonas ingrahamii"
    J Breezee
    Department of Microbiology 357242, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Microb Ecol 47:300-4. 2004
    ..quot;P. ingrahamii" is notable in that it grows at a temperature of -12 degrees C with a generation time of 240 h. This is the lowest growth temperature of any organism authenticated by a growth curve...
  22. ncbi request reprint The enigmatic planctomycetes may hold a key to the origins of methanogenesis and methylotrophy
    Ludmila Chistoserdova
    Departments of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 21:1234-41. 2004
    ..This finding suggests a possible role for Planctomycetes in the evolution of the methane cycle on Earth...
  23. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny of the genus Simonsiella and other members of the Neisseriaceae
    Brian P Hedlund
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7242, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 52:1377-82. 2002
    ..Instabilities may be attributable to frequent gene transfer between Neisseria or other members of the Neisseriaceae and Simonsiella...
  24. pmc Genes for the cytoskeletal protein tubulin in the bacterial genus Prosthecobacter
    Cheryl Jenkins
    Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:17049-54. 2002
    ..The discovery of genes for tubulin in a bacterial genus may offer new insights into the evolution of the cytoskeleton...
  25. ncbi request reprint Psychromonas ingrahamii sp. nov., a novel gas vacuolate, psychrophilic bacterium isolated from Arctic polar sea ice
    Ann J Auman
    Department of Biology, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA 98447, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:1001-7. 2006
    ..antarctica, providing further support that it represents a distinct species. The name Psychromonas ingrahamii sp. nov. is proposed for this novel species. The type strain is 37T (=CCUG 51855T=CIP 108865T)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Microbial biogeography: putting microorganisms on the map
    Jennifer B Hughes Martiny
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 80 Waterman Street, Box G W, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 4:102-12. 2006
    ..However, recent studies also dispute the idea that 'everything is everywhere'. We also consider how the processes that generate and maintain biogeographic patterns in macroorganisms could operate in the microbial world...
  27. ncbi request reprint Isolation and characterization of Pseudoalteromonas strains with divergent polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon catabolic properties
    Brian P Hedlund
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, 89154 4004, USA
    Environ Microbiol 8:178-82. 2006
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  28. pmc In vitro assembly and GTP hydrolysis by bacterial tubulins BtubA and BtubB
    Christopher A Sontag
    Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Cell Biol 169:233-8. 2005
    ..37 per min when mixed 1:1 with BtubA. A critical concentration of 0.4-1.0 microM was indicated by light scattering experiments and extrapolation of GTPase versus concentration, thus suggesting a cooperative assembly mechanism...