R S Oremland

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Affiliation: U.S. Geological Survey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A microbial arsenic cycle in a salt-saturated, extreme environment
    Ronald S Oremland
    U S Geological Survey, ms 480, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Science 308:1305-8. 2005
  2. pmc Desulfohalophilus alkaliarsenatis gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely halophilic sulfate- and arsenate-respiring bacterium from Searles Lake, California
    Jodi Switzer Blum
    US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Extremophiles 16:727-42. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The microbial arsenic cycle in Mono Lake, California
    Ronald S Oremland
    US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 48:15-27. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Acetylene as fast food: implications for development of life on anoxic primordial Earth and in the outer solar system
    Ronald S Oremland
    US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Astrobiology 8:45-58. 2008
  5. pmc Microbial degradation of hydrochlorofluorocarbons (CHCl2F and CHCl2CF3) in soils and sediments
    R S Oremland
    U S Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 62:1818-21. 1996
  6. ncbi request reprint Whither or wither geomicrobiology in the era of 'community metagenomics'
    Ronald S Oremland
    US Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, m s 480, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 3:572-8. 2005
  7. pmc Structural and spectral features of selenium nanospheres produced by Se-respiring bacteria
    Ronald S Oremland
    Water Resources Division, U S Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:52-60. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The ecology of arsenic
    Ronald S Oremland
    U S Geological Survey, Mailstop 480, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Science 300:939-44. 2003
  9. pmc Simultaneous reduction of nitrate and selenate by cell suspensions of selenium-respiring bacteria
    R S Oremland
    U S Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:4385-92. 1999
  10. pmc Anaerobic oxidation of arsenite in Mono Lake water and by a facultative, arsenite-oxidizing chemoautotroph, strain MLHE-1
    Ronald S Oremland
    U S Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:4795-802. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint A microbial arsenic cycle in a salt-saturated, extreme environment
    Ronald S Oremland
    U S Geological Survey, ms 480, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Science 308:1305-8. 2005
    ..Hence, a full biogeochemical cycle of arsenic occurs in Searles Lake, driven in part by inorganic electron donors...
  2. pmc Desulfohalophilus alkaliarsenatis gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely halophilic sulfate- and arsenate-respiring bacterium from Searles Lake, California
    Jodi Switzer Blum
    US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Extremophiles 16:727-42. 2012
    ..Strain SLSR-1 is a deltaproteobacterium in the family Desulfohalobiacea of anaerobic, haloalkaliphilic bacteria, for which we propose the name Desulfohalophilus alkaliarsenatis gen. nov., sp. nov...
  3. doi request reprint The microbial arsenic cycle in Mono Lake, California
    Ronald S Oremland
    US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 48:15-27. 2004
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  4. doi request reprint Acetylene as fast food: implications for development of life on anoxic primordial Earth and in the outer solar system
    Ronald S Oremland
    US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Astrobiology 8:45-58. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the presence of acetylene in the atmosphere of a planet or planetoid could possibly represent evidence for an extraterrestrial anaerobic ecosystem...
  5. pmc Microbial degradation of hydrochlorofluorocarbons (CHCl2F and CHCl2CF3) in soils and sediments
    R S Oremland
    U S Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 62:1818-21. 1996
    ..No degradation of HCFC-123 was observed in aerobic soils. In some experiments, HCFCs were degraded at low (parts per billion) concentrations, raising the possibility that bacteria in nature remove HCFCs from the atmosphere...
  6. ncbi request reprint Whither or wither geomicrobiology in the era of 'community metagenomics'
    Ronald S Oremland
    US Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, m s 480, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 3:572-8. 2005
    ..We now call for more balanced, hypothesis-driven research efforts that couple metagenomics with classic approaches...
  7. pmc Structural and spectral features of selenium nanospheres produced by Se-respiring bacteria
    Ronald S Oremland
    Water Resources Division, U S Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:52-60. 2004
    ..These arrangements probably reflect a diversity of enzymes involved in the dissimilatory reduction that are subtly different in different microbes. Remarkably, these conditions cannot be achieved by current methods of chemical synthesis...
  8. ncbi request reprint The ecology of arsenic
    Ronald S Oremland
    U S Geological Survey, Mailstop 480, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Science 300:939-44. 2003
    ..Here we review what is known about arsenic-metabolizing bacteria and their potential impact on speciation and mobilization of arsenic in nature...
  9. pmc Simultaneous reduction of nitrate and selenate by cell suspensions of selenium-respiring bacteria
    R S Oremland
    U S Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:4385-92. 1999
    ..Results with (75)Se-selenate tracer show that these organisms can lower ambient Se(VI) concentrations to levels in compliance with new regulations proposed for release of selenium oxyanions into the environment...
  10. pmc Anaerobic oxidation of arsenite in Mono Lake water and by a facultative, arsenite-oxidizing chemoautotroph, strain MLHE-1
    Ronald S Oremland
    U S Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:4795-802. 2002
    ..analysis of its 16S ribosomal DNA sequence placed strain MLHE-1 within the haloalkaliphilic Ectothiorhodospira of the gamma-PROTEOBACTERIA: Arsenite oxidation has never been reported for any members of this subgroup of the PROTEOBACTERIA:..
  11. pmc Effects of imposed salinity gradients on dissimilatory arsenate reduction, sulfate reduction, and other microbial processes in sediments from two California soda lakes
    T R Kulp
    U S Geological Survey, Water Resources Division, 345 Middlefield Rd, Mailstop 480, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:5130-7. 2007
    ..Experiments with borate-amended Mono Lake slurries suggest that the notably high (0.46 molal) concentration of borate in the Searles Lake brine was responsible for the exclusion of sulfate reducers from that ecosystem...
  12. doi request reprint Arsenic(III) fuels anoxygenic photosynthesis in hot spring biofilms from Mono Lake, California
    T R Kulp
    U S Geological Survey USGS, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Science 321:967-70. 2008
    ..Production of As(V) by anoxygenic photosynthesis probably opened niches for primordial Earth's first As(V)-respiring prokaryotes...
  13. doi request reprint Enrichment and isolation of Bacillus beveridgei sp. nov., a facultative anaerobic haloalkaliphile from Mono Lake, California, that respires oxyanions of tellurium, selenium, and arsenic
    S M Baesman
    U S Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Extremophiles 13:695-705. 2009
    ..Strain MLTeJB is a low G + C Gram positive motile rod with pH, sodium, and temperature growth optima at 8.5-9.0, 0.5-1.5 M, and 40 degrees C, respectively. The epithet Bacillus beveridgei strain MLTeJB(T) is proposed...
  14. pmc Dissimilatory arsenate and sulfate reduction in sediments of two hypersaline, arsenic-rich soda lakes: Mono and Searles Lakes, California
    T R Kulp
    US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:6514-26. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Selenihalanaerobacter shriftii gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic anaerobe from Dead Sea sediments that respires selenate
    J S Blum
    US Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, ms 480, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Arch Microbiol 175:208-19. 2001
    ..We propose the name Selenihalanaerobacter shriftii. Type strain is strain DSSe-1 (ATCC accession number BAA-73)...
  16. pmc Redox transformations of arsenic oxyanions in periphyton communities
    Thomas R Kulp
    Water Resources Division, U S Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:6428-34. 2004
    ..This assumption was reinforced by experiments with estuarine samples of Cladophora sericea in which we detected a similar capacity for anaerobic As(V) reduction and aerobic As(III) oxidation...
  17. pmc Ecophysiology of "Halarsenatibacter silvermanii" strain SLAS-1T, gen. nov., sp. nov., a facultative chemoautotrophic arsenate respirer from salt-saturated Searles Lake, California
    Jodi Switzer Blum
    U S Geological Survey, ms 480, 345 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:1950-60. 2009
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  18. pmc Dissimilatory arsenate reduction with sulfide as electron donor: experiments with mono lake water and Isolation of strain MLMS-1, a chemoautotrophic arsenate respirer
    Shelley E Hoeft
    U S Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:2741-7. 2004
    ..88 to 90% similarity) but more closely related (97%) to unidentified sequences amplified previously from Mono Lake. However, strain MLMS-1 does not grow with sulfate as its electron acceptor...
  19. pmc Formation of tellurium nanocrystals during anaerobic growth of bacteria that use Te oxyanions as respiratory electron acceptors
    Shaun M Baesman
    S Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:2135-43. 2007
    ..The use of microorganisms to generate Te nanomaterials may be an alternative for bench-scale syntheses. Additionally, they may also generate products with unique properties unattainable by conventional physical/chemical methods...
  20. doi request reprint Electricity generation by anaerobic bacteria and anoxic sediments from hypersaline soda lakes
    Laurence G Miller
    U S Geological Survey USGS, ms 480, 345 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Extremophiles 12:837-48. 2008
    ..More power was produced in sediment from Mono Lake than from Searles Lake, however microbial fuel cells could detect low levels of metabolism operating under moderate and extreme conditions of salt stress...
  21. ncbi request reprint Arsenic, microbes and contaminated aquifers
    Ronald S Oremland
    U S Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Trends Microbiol 13:45-9. 2005
    ..The mobilization of arsenic into the aqueous phase is the first crucial step in a process that eventually leads to human arsenicosis. Increasing evidence suggests that this is a microbiological phenomenon...
  22. ncbi request reprint Bioreactors for removing methyl bromide following contained fumigations
    Laurence G Miller
    U S Geological Survey, Mail Stop 465, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:1698-704. 2003
    ..Bioreactors such as these can therefore be used to remove large quantities of contaminant MeBr, which opens the possibility of biodegradation as a practical means for its disposal...
  23. pmc Large carbon isotope fractionation associated with oxidation of methyl halides by methylotrophic bacteria
    L G Miller
    United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:5833-7. 2001
    ..These observations are of potential biogeochemical significance in the application of stable carbon isotope ratios to constrain the tropospheric budgets for the ozone-depleting halocarbons, methyl bromide and methyl chloride...
  24. pmc Coupled arsenotrophy in a hot spring photosynthetic biofilm at Mono Lake, California
    Shelley E Hoeft
    U S Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:4633-9. 2010
    ..Collectively, these results demonstrate close linkages of these arsenic redox processes occurring within these biofilms...
  25. ncbi request reprint Alkalilimnicola ehrlichii sp. nov., a novel, arsenite-oxidizing haloalkaliphilic gammaproteobacterium capable of chemoautotrophic or heterotrophic growth with nitrate or oxygen as the electron acceptor
    Shelley E Hoeft
    U S Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, ms 480, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:504-12. 2007
    ..The type strain is MLHE-1(T) (=DSM 17681(T)=ATCC BAA-1101(T)). Aspects of the annotated full genome of Alkalilimnicola ehrlichii are discussed in the light of its physiology...
  26. ncbi request reprint The respiratory arsenate reductase from Bacillus selenitireducens strain MLS10
    Eman Afkar
    Department of Biological Sciences, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 226:107-12. 2003
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  27. ncbi request reprint Arsenic and selenium in microbial metabolism
    John F Stolz
    Department of Biological Sciences, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282, USA
    Annu Rev Microbiol 60:107-30. 2006
    ..This review highlights recent advances in ecology, biochemistry, and molecular biology and provides a prelude to the impact of genomics studies...
  28. ncbi request reprint Leisingera methylohalidivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine methylotroph that grows on methyl bromide
    Jeffra K Schaefer
    Cook College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 8520, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 52:851-9. 2002
    ..It is proposed that strain MB2T (= ATCC BAA-92T = DSM 14336T) be designated Leisingera methylohalidivorans gen. nov., sp. nov....
  29. ncbi request reprint Aminobacter ciceronei sp. nov. and Aminobacter lissarensis sp. nov., isolated from various terrestrial environments
    Ian R McDonald
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:1827-32. 2005
    ..nov. (type strain IMB-1(T)=ATCC 202197(T)=CIP 108660(T)=CCUG 50580(T); strains ER2 and C147) and Aminobacter lissarensis sp. nov. (type strain CC495(T)=NCIMB 13798(T)=CIP 108661(T)=CCUG 50579(T)) are proposed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Bacterial cycling of methyl halides
    Hendrik Schäfer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
    Adv Appl Microbiol 61:307-46. 2007