Experts and Doctors on soil microbiology in Anguilla


Locale: Anguilla
Topic: soil microbiology

Top Publications

  1. Fernandez A, Sheaffer C, Wyse D, Staley C, Gould T, Sadowsky M. Structure of bacterial communities in soil following cover crop and organic fertilizer incorporation. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2016;100:9331-9341 pubmed
  2. Kang M, Strap J, Crawford D. Isolation and characterization of potent antifungal strains of the Streptomyces violaceusniger clade active against Candida albicans. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 2010;37:35-41 pubmed publisher
    ..violaceusniger clade, while the isolates that did not exhibit antifungal antibiotic activity were all non-clade members. ..
  3. Knotek Smith H, Deobald L, Ederer M, Crawford D. Cadmium stress studies: media development, enrichment, consortia analysis, and environmental relevance. Biometals. 2003;16:251-61 pubmed
    ..The addition of chelators transiently decreased toxicity. Effects of MPH medium on the Cd sorption capacity of soil were evaluated. Microbial growth decreased the amount of Cd left in solution. ..
  4. Bergsma Vlami M, Prins M, Raaijmakers J. Influence of plant species on population dynamics, genotypic diversity and antibiotic production in the rhizosphere by indigenous Pseudomonas spp. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2005;52:59-69 pubmed
    ..Collectively, the results of this study showed that the host plant species has a significant influence on the dynamics, composition and activity of specific indigenous antagonistic Pseudomonas spp. ..
  5. Huang J, Ming H, Li S, Zhao Z, Meng X, Zhang J, et al. Amycolatopsis xuchangensis sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis jiguanensis sp. nov., isolated from soil. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2016;109:1423-1431 pubmed
    ..and Amycolatopsis jiguanensis sp. nov. are proposed. The type strains are CFH S0322T (=NBRC 110769T =KCTC 39516T) and CFH S01580T (=DSM 101526T =CCTCC AA 2015032T). ..
  6. Lee C, Yeo Y, Lee J, Kim S, Kim J, Han N, et al. Identification of a novel 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase from the soil metagenome. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2008;370:322-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The recombinant protein expressed in E. coli generated homogentisic acid. Thus, we present the successful heterologous expression of a previously uncharacterized hppd gene from an uncultured soil bacterium. ..
  7. Siddiqi M, Im W. Lysobacter pocheonensis sp. nov., isolated from soil of a ginseng field. Arch Microbiol. 2016;198:551-7 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is Gsoil 193(T) (= DSM 18338(T) = KCTC 12624(T)). ..
  8. Haque M, Yun H, Cho K. Diversity of indigenous endophytic bacteria associated with the roots of Chinese cabbage (Brassica campestris L.) cultivars and their antagonism towards pathogens. J Microbiol. 2016;54:353-63 pubmed publisher
    ..The endophytes isolated from the TP cultivar showed the strongest antagonistic reactions against pathogens. This study is the first report on endophytic bacteria from Chinese cabbage roots. ..
  9. Grey B, Steck T. The viable but nonculturable state of Ralstonia solanacearum may be involved in long-term survival and plant infection. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2001;67:3866-72 pubmed
    ..solanacearum entering the VBNC state and of resuscitation of any VBNC plant-pathogenic bacteria and provides evidence that the VBNC state may be involved in explaining the persistent nature of some infections. ..

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  1. Waring B, Adams R, Branco S, Powers J. Scale-dependent variation in nitrogen cycling and soil fungal communities along gradients of forest composition and age in regenerating tropical dry forests. New Phytol. 2016;209:845-54 pubmed publisher
    ..These cross-scale interactions demonstrate the importance of a spatially explicit approach towards an understanding of controls on element cycling. ..
  2. Tu Q, Zhou X, He Z, Xue K, Wu L, Reich P, et al. The Diversity and Co-occurrence Patterns of Nâ‚‚-Fixing Communities in a COâ‚‚-Enriched Grassland Ecosystem. Microb Ecol. 2016;71:604-15 pubmed publisher
    ..The study provides novel insights into our understanding of the microbial ecology of soil diazotrophs in natural ecosystems. ..
  3. Lazar C, Baker B, Seitz K, Hyde A, Dick G, Hinrichs K, et al. Genomic evidence for distinct carbon substrate preferences and ecological niches of Bathyarchaeota in estuarine sediments. Environ Microbiol. 2016;18:1200-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Comparing the genome content of the different Bathyarchaeota subgroups indicated preferences for distinct types of carbohydrate substrates and implicitly, for different niches within the sedimentary environment. ..
  4. Corrales A, Mangan S, Turner B, Dalling J. An ectomycorrhizal nitrogen economy facilitates monodominance in a neotropical forest. Ecol Lett. 2016;19:383-92 pubmed publisher
    ..Ectomycorrhizal effects on nitrogen cycling might therefore provide an explanation for the monodominance of ectomycorrhizal tree species worldwide. ..
  5. Mounier E, Hallet S, Chèneby D, Benizri E, Gruet Y, Nguyen C, et al. Influence of maize mucilage on the diversity and activity of the denitrifying community. Environ Microbiol. 2004;6:301-12 pubmed
    ..Altogether, our results revealed that mucilage addition to the soil results in a strong impact on the activity of the denitrifying community and minor changes on its diversity. ..
  6. Whitaker R. Evolution: spatial scaling of microbial interactions. Curr Biol. 2009;19:R954-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Antagonistic interactions and non-self recognition are likely to promote microbial diversity in local populations. ..
  7. Cheng C, Li Y, Asem M, Lu C, Shi X, Chu X, et al. Streptomyces xinjiangensis sp. nov., an actinomycete isolated from Lop Nur region. Arch Microbiol. 2016;198:785-91 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is LPA192(T) (=KCTC 39601(T) = CGMCC 4.7288(T)). ..
  8. Purin S, Morton J. In situ analysis of anastomosis in representative genera of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Mycorrhiza. 2011;21:505-514 pubmed publisher
    ..The rhizohyphatron developed in this study will provide knowledge of the biology and genetics of self/non-self recognition in AMF and help to better understand Glomeromycotan life history strategies. ..
  9. West B, Brandt J, Holstien K, Hill A, Hill M. Fern-associated arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi are represented by multiple Glomus spp.: do environmental factors influence partner identity?. Mycorrhiza. 2009;19:295-304 pubmed publisher
    ..asplenioides), whereas others harbored uniform fungal communities (e.g., Asplenium platyneuron). The significance of these data in terms of ecological and evolutionary dynamics of the AMF-fern symbiosis is discussed. ..
  10. Binkley D, Stape J, Takahashi E, Ryan M. Tree-girdling to separate root and heterotrophic respiration in two Eucalyptus stands in Brazil. Oecologia. 2006;148:447-54 pubmed
    ..Our results suggest that the girdling approach is unlikely to provide useful insights into the contribution of tree roots and heterotrophs to soil CO2 efflux in this type of forest ecosystem. ..
  11. Fernandez C, Kennedy P. Revisiting the 'Gadgil effect': do interguild fungal interactions control carbon cycling in forest soils?. New Phytol. 2016;209:1382-94 pubmed publisher
  12. Lee K, Lee S. Aneurinibacillus humi sp. nov., Isolated from Soil Collected in Ukraine. Curr Microbiol. 2016;72:139-44 pubmed publisher
    ..The name Aneurinibaciilus humi sp. nov. is proposed with strain U33(T) (= KEMC7305-119(T) = JCM19865(T)) as the type strain. ..
  13. Singh P, Kim Y, Farh M, Dan W, Kang C, Yang D. Chryseobacterium panacis sp. nov., isolated from ginseng soil. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2016;109:187-96 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed, with the type strain designated as DCY107(T) (=CCTCC AB 2015195(T) = KCTC 42750(T)). ..
  14. Goltsman D, Denef V, Singer S, Verberkmoes N, Lefsrud M, Mueller R, et al. Community genomic and proteomic analyses of chemoautotrophic iron-oxidizing "Leptospirillum rubarum" (Group II) and "Leptospirillum ferrodiazotrophum" (Group III) bacteria in acid mine drainage biofilms. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009;75:4599-615 pubmed publisher
    ..Some proteins unique to one organism were highly expressed and may be key to the functional and ecological differentiation of Leptospirillum groups II and III. ..
  15. Burgos J, Ellington B, Varela M. Presence of multidrug-resistant enteric bacteria in dairy farm topsoil. J Dairy Sci. 2005;88:1391-8 pubmed
    ..A role for dairy topsoil in zoonoses is suggested, implicating this environment as a reservoir for development of bacterial resistance against clinically relevant antibiotics. ..
  16. Geml J, Pastor N, Fernandez L, Pacheco S, Semenova T, Becerra A, et al. Large-scale fungal diversity assessment in the Andean Yungas forests reveals strong community turnover among forest types along an altitudinal gradient. Mol Ecol. 2014;23:2452-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data provide an unprecedented insight into the high diversity and spatial distribution of fungi in the Yungas forests. ..
  17. Corrales A, Arnold A, Ferrer A, Turner B, Dalling J. Variation in ectomycorrhizal fungal communities associated with Oreomunnea mexicana (Juglandaceae) in a Neotropical montane forest. Mycorrhiza. 2016;26:1-17 pubmed publisher
    ..More research is needed to evaluate whether EM fungal taxa associated with Oreomunnea form mycorrhizal networks that might account for local dominance of this tree species in otherwise diverse forest communities. ..
  18. Edwards K, Bond P, Banfield J. Characteristics of attachment and growth of Thiobacillus caldus on sulphide minerals: a chemotactic response to sulphur minerals?. Environ Microbiol. 2000;2:324-32 pubmed
    ..caldus may chemotactically select the optimal site for chemoautotrophic growth on sulphur (i.e. the mineral surface)...
  19. Kim S, Yoo S, Weon H, Kim Y, Anandham R, Suh J, et al. Paralcaligenes ureilyticus gen. nov., sp. nov. isolated from soil of a Korean ginseng field. J Microbiol. 2011;49:502-7 pubmed publisher
    ..nov., sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain of P. aralcaligenes ureilyticus is GR24-5(T) (=KACC 13888 =DSM 24591(T))...
  20. Gurley H, Zdor R. Differential rhizosphere establishment and cyanide production by alginate-formulated weed-deleterious rhizobacteria. Curr Microbiol. 2005;50:167-71 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that bacterial formulation methods can influence the effectiveness of deleterious rhizobacteria in reducing weed growth...
  21. Maharjan S, Koju D, Lee H, Yoo J, Sohng J. Metabolic engineering of Nocardia sp. CS682 for enhanced production of nargenicin A?. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2012;166:805-17 pubmed publisher
    ..NV18 by increasing precursor pool. Thus, enhanced production of nargenicin A(1) from Nocardia sp. CS682 can be achieved by expression of transcriptional activator genes and precursor genes from Streptomyces strains...
  22. Siddikee M, Chauhan P, Anandham R, Han G, Sa T. Isolation, characterization, and use for plant growth promotion under salt stress, of ACC deaminase-producing halotolerant bacteria derived from coastal soil. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2010;20:1577-84 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that certain halotolerant bacteria, isolated from coastal soils, have a real potential to enhance plant growth under saline stress, through the reduction of ethylene production via ACC deaminase activity. ..
  23. Pregitzer K, Loya W, Kubiske M, Zak D. Soil respiration in northern forests exposed to elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and ozone. Oecologia. 2006;148:503-16 pubmed
    ..Up to 50% of the Earth's forests will see elevated concentrations of both CO2 and O3 in the coming decades and these interacting atmospheric trace gases stimulated soil respiration in this study. ..
  24. Xun W, Xu Z, Li W, Ren Y, Huang T, Ran W, et al. Long-term organic-inorganic fertilization ensures great soil productivity and bacterial diversity after natural-to-agricultural ecosystem conversion. J Microbiol. 2016;54:611-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This study demonstrated that the homogenization of bacterial communities caused by natural-to-agricultural ecosystem conversion can be mitigated by employing rational organic-inorganic fertilization management. ..
  25. Farh M, Kim Y, Sukweenadhi J, Singh P, Yang D. Aluminium resistant, plant growth promoting bacteria induce overexpression of Aluminium stress related genes in Arabidopsis thaliana and increase the ginseng tolerance against Aluminium stress. Microbiol Res. 2017;200:45-52 pubmed publisher
    ..According to the present results, these strains can be used in the future for the cultivation of ginseng in Al-persisted locations. ..
  26. Singh P, Kim Y, Singh H, Farh M, Yang D. Achromobacter panacis sp. nov., isolated from rhizosphere of Panax ginseng. J Microbiol. 2017;55:428-434 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed with the type strain designated as DCY105T (=CCTCCAB 2015193T =KCTC 42751T). ..
  27. Lee K, Kim K, Eom M, Kim J, Kim D, Ko S, et al. Mucilaginibacter craterilacus sp. nov., isolated from sediment soil of a crater lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2017;67:2891-2896 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is N60AT (=KCTC 52404T=NRRL B-65396T). ..