Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology

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Organization: Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology
Country: Germany

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  1. doi Perspectives on presentation and pedagogy in aid of bioinformatics education
    Pier Luigi Buttigieg
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Brief Bioinform 11:587-97. 2010
  2. pmc Insights into the genome of large sulfur bacteria revealed by analysis of single filaments
    Marc Mussmann
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    PLoS Biol 5:e230. 2007
  3. pmc Characterization of a marine gammaproteobacterium capable of aerobic anoxygenic photosynthesis
    Bernhard M Fuchs
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:2891-6. 2007
  4. ncbi Diversity and abundance of sulfate-reducing microorganisms in the sulfate and methane zones of a marine sediment, Black Sea
    Julie Leloup
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Department of Biogeochemistry, Celsiustr 1, 28395 Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 9:131-42. 2007
  5. ncbi Bacterial community shifts in organically perturbed sediments
    Andrew Bissett
    School of Aquaculture, University of Tasmania, and Aquafin CRC, Launceston, Australia
    Environ Microbiol 9:46-60. 2007
  6. ncbi Whole genome analysis of the marine Bacteroidetes'Gramella forsetii' reveals adaptations to degradation of polymeric organic matter
    Margarete Bauer
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 8:2201-13. 2006
  7. ncbi Phylogenetic diversity and activity of aerobic heterotrophic bacteria from a hypersaline oil-polluted microbial mat
    Raeid M M Abed
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 8359 Bremen, Germany
    Syst Appl Microbiol 30:319-30. 2007
  8. ncbi High temporal resolution oxygen imaging in bioirrigated sediments
    Lubos Polerecky
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, 28359, Bremen, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 40:5763-9. 2006
  9. pmc Phylogeny of 16S rRNA, ribulose 1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase, and adenosine 5'-phosphosulfate reductase genes from gamma- and alphaproteobacterial symbionts in gutless marine worms (oligochaeta) from Bermuda and the Bahamas
    Anna Blazejak
    Max Planck Institute of Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5527-36. 2006
  10. pmc Nitrification in a biofilm at low pH values: role of in situ microenvironments and acid tolerance
    Armin Gieseke
    Microsensor Group, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:4283-92. 2006

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  1. doi Perspectives on presentation and pedagogy in aid of bioinformatics education
    Pier Luigi Buttigieg
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Brief Bioinform 11:587-97. 2010
    ..The aim is to encourage educators to reflect on the great potential of live presentation in facilitating bioinformatics education...
  2. pmc Insights into the genome of large sulfur bacteria revealed by analysis of single filaments
    Marc Mussmann
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    PLoS Biol 5:e230. 2007
    ..The first look into the genome of these filamentous sulfur-oxidizing bacteria substantially deepens the understanding of their evolution and their contribution to sulfur and nitrogen cycling in marine sediments...
  3. pmc Characterization of a marine gammaproteobacterium capable of aerobic anoxygenic photosynthesis
    Bernhard M Fuchs
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:2891-6. 2007
    ..KT71 enables future experiments investigating the importance of this group of gammaproteobacterial AAnPs in coastal environments...
  4. ncbi Diversity and abundance of sulfate-reducing microorganisms in the sulfate and methane zones of a marine sediment, Black Sea
    Julie Leloup
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Department of Biogeochemistry, Celsiustr 1, 28395 Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 9:131-42. 2007
    ..Although these novel SRM were also abundant in sulfate-poor, methanogenic areas of the Black Sea sediment, their activities and possibly very versatile metabolic capabilities remain subject of further study...
  5. ncbi Bacterial community shifts in organically perturbed sediments
    Andrew Bissett
    School of Aquaculture, University of Tasmania, and Aquafin CRC, Launceston, Australia
    Environ Microbiol 9:46-60. 2007
    ..The relationship between diversity and stability in bacterial communities remains unclear and requires further investigation before an understanding of bacterial response to perturbation is possible...
  6. ncbi Whole genome analysis of the marine Bacteroidetes'Gramella forsetii' reveals adaptations to degradation of polymeric organic matter
    Margarete Bauer
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 8:2201-13. 2006
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  7. ncbi Phylogenetic diversity and activity of aerobic heterotrophic bacteria from a hypersaline oil-polluted microbial mat
    Raeid M M Abed
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 8359 Bremen, Germany
    Syst Appl Microbiol 30:319-30. 2007
    ..We conclude that AHB in cyanobacterial mats represent a diverse community that plays an important role in carbon-cycling within microbial mats...
  8. ncbi High temporal resolution oxygen imaging in bioirrigated sediments
    Lubos Polerecky
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, 28359, Bremen, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 40:5763-9. 2006
    ..9 mmol O2 m(-2) h(-1))...
  9. pmc Phylogeny of 16S rRNA, ribulose 1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase, and adenosine 5'-phosphosulfate reductase genes from gamma- and alphaproteobacterial symbionts in gutless marine worms (oligochaeta) from Bermuda and the Bahamas
    Anna Blazejak
    Max Planck Institute of Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5527-36. 2006
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  10. pmc Nitrification in a biofilm at low pH values: role of in situ microenvironments and acid tolerance
    Armin Gieseke
    Microsensor Group, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:4283-92. 2006
    ..Strong affinity to ammonia and possibly the expression of additional functions, e.g., ammonium transporters, are adaptations that allow nitrifiers to cope with acidic conditions in biofilms and other habitats...
  11. ncbi Desulfotomaculum arcticum sp. nov., a novel spore-forming, moderately thermophilic, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from a permanently cold fjord sediment of Svalbard
    Verona Vandieken
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstr 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:687-90. 2006
    ..5 % 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity). Strain 15T represents a novel species, for which the name Desulfotomaculum arcticum sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is strain 15T (=DSM 17038T = JCM 12923T)...
  12. ncbi Diversity of the dsrAB (dissimilatory sulfite reductase) gene sequences retrieved from two contrasting mudflats of the Seine estuary, France
    Julie Leloup
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie du Froid, Groupe Biodiversité et Environnement, UPRES 2123, Universite de Rouen, Mont Saint Aignan, France
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 55:230-8. 2006
    ..It is speculated that this is related to the salinity and the sulfate concentration in the two mudflats...
  13. ncbi Bacterial diversity in organically-enriched fish farm sediments
    Andrew Bissett
    School of Aquaculture, University of Tasmania, Aquafin CRC, Launceston, Australia
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 55:48-56. 2006
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  14. ncbi Insights into the genomes of archaea mediating the anaerobic oxidation of methane
    Anke Meyerdierks
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 7:1937-51. 2005
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  15. ncbi Feast and famine--microbial life in the deep-sea bed
    Bo Barker Jørgensen
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, Bremen D 28359, Germany
    Nat Rev Microbiol 5:770-81. 2007
    ..Here, we review microbial biodiversity and function in these intriguing environments...
  16. ncbi Genes encoding the candidate enzyme for anaerobic activation of n-alkanes in the denitrifying bacterium, strain HxN1
    Olav Grundmann
    Max Planck Institut für Marine Mikrobiologie, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 10:376-85. 2008
    ..n-Hexane-induced co-transcription of the mas genes and additional genes of an apparent operon was demonstrated by Northern hybridization experiments...
  17. doi Environmentally relevant concentrations of pharmaceuticals influence the initial adhesion of bacteria
    Frank Schreiber
    Department of Environmental Microbiology, Technical University Berlin, Franklin Str 29, 10587 Berlin, Germany
    Aquat Toxicol 87:227-33. 2008
    ..Thus, pharmaceutical compounds that are introduced to natural aquatic systems are able to exert subtle effects on bacteria...
  18. pmc Denitrification in human dental plaque
    Frank Schreiber
    Microsensor Research Group, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    BMC Biol 8:24. 2010
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  19. doi Effects of freeze-thaw cycles on anaerobic microbial processes in an Arctic intertidal mud flat
    Joanna E Sawicka
    Department of Biogeochemistry, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    ISME J 4:585-94. 2010
    ..The fast recovery of the SRRs suggests that carbon mineralization in thawing arctic sediment can resume without delay or substantial growth of microbial populations...
  20. doi A constant flux of diverse thermophilic bacteria into the cold Arctic seabed
    Casey Hubert
    Biogeochemistry Group, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Science 325:1541-4. 2009
    ..These transport pathways may broadly influence microbial community composition in the marine environment...
  21. pmc Transcriptional response of the model planctomycete Rhodopirellula baltica SH1(T) to changing environmental conditions
    Patricia Wecker
    Microbial Genomics Group, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Microbial Genomics Group, Celsiusstr 1, Bremen 28359, Germany
    BMC Genomics 10:410. 2009
    ..Its adaptation to environmental stressors was studied by transcriptional profiling using a whole genome microarray...
  22. pmc Revising the nitrogen cycle in the Peruvian oxygen minimum zone
    Phyllis Lam
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:4752-7. 2009
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  23. pmc Nitrous oxide emission by aquatic macrofauna
    Peter Stief
    Section of Microbiology, Department of Biological Sciences, Aarhus University, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:4296-300. 2009
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  24. doi A new moderately thermophilic and high sulfide tolerant biotype of Marichromatium gracile, isolated from tidal sediments of the German Wadden Sea: Marichromatium gracile biotype thermosulfidiphilum
    Wilbert Serrano
    Zentrum für Umweltforschung und nachhaltige Technologien, Fachbereich Biologie chemie, Abteilung Marine Mikrobiologie, Universitat Bremen, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Syst Appl Microbiol 32:1-7. 2009
    ..Based upon high genomic similarity but different physiological properties of strain SW26 with respect to the type strain of M. gracile, a novel biotype, designated as M. gracile biotype thermosulfidiphilum is described...
  25. pmc A single-cell view on the ecophysiology of anaerobic phototrophic bacteria
    Niculina Musat
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:17861-6. 2008
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  26. doi A microdiversity study of anammox bacteria reveals a novel Candidatus Scalindua phylotype in marine oxygen minimum zones
    Dagmar Woebken
    Department of Molecular Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 10:3106-19. 2008
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  27. doi Assimilation of methane and inorganic carbon by microbial communities mediating the anaerobic oxidation of methane
    Gunter Wegener
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstr 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 10:2287-98. 2008
    ..Carbon assimilation efficiencies of the methanotrophic consortia were low, with only 0.25-1.3 mol% of the methane oxidized...
  28. doi A standard MIGS/MIMS compliant XML Schema: toward the development of the Genomic Contextual Data Markup Language (GCDML)
    Renzo Kottmann
    Microbial Genomics Group, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology and Jacobs University Bremen, 28359 Bremen, Germany
    OMICS 12:115-21. 2008
    ..GCDML is freely available, and can be downloaded, along with documentation, from the GSC Web site (http://gensc.org)...
  29. doi Single-cell identification in microbial communities by improved fluorescence in situ hybridization techniques
    Rudolf Amann
    Department of Molecular Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstr 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Nat Rev Microbiol 6:339-48. 2008
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  30. pmc JCoast - a biologist-centric software tool for data mining and comparison of prokaryotic (meta)genomes
    Michael Richter
    Microbial Genomics Group, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:177. 2008
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  31. ncbi Functional genomics of an anaerobic aromatic-degrading denitrifying bacterium, strain EbN1
    Ralf Rabus
    Max Planck Institut für Marine Mikrobiologie, Bremen, Germany
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 68:580-7. 2005
    ..J Bacteriol 187:1493-1503] indicated coordinated vs sequential modes of regulation for the toluene and ethylbenzene pathways, respectively...
  32. ncbi Predation on prokaryotes in the water column and its ecological implications
    Jakob Pernthaler
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Nat Rev Microbiol 3:537-46. 2005
    ..This ancient predator-prey system can be regarded as an evolutionary precursor of many other interactions between prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms...
  33. pmc Community structure and activity dynamics of nitrifying bacteria in a phosphate-removing biofilm
    A Gieseke
    Molecular Ecology Group, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:1351-62. 2001
    ..Nitrite-oxidizing bacteria belonged exclusively to the genus Nitrospira and could be assigned to a 16S rRNA sequence cluster also found in other sequencing batch systems...
  34. ncbi Large-scale experiments for microbiological evaluation of measures for safeguarding sulfidic mine waste
    A Schippers
    Universitat Hamburg, Institut fur Allgemeine Botanik, Abteilung Mikrobiologie, Ohnhorststrasse 18, 22609 Hamburg, Germany
    Waste Manag 21:139-46. 2001
    ..A rapid evaluation of the effects of these countermeasures on ARD formation became possible by microcalorimetric activity measurements for bioleaching...
  35. ncbi Reclassification of Desulfobacterium phenolicum as Desulfobacula phenolica comb. nov. and description of strain SaxT as Desulfotignum balticum gen. nov., sp. nov
    J Kuever
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Department of Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 51:171-7. 2001
    ..nov. Desulfotignum balticum, Desulfobacterium phenolicum and Desulfobacula toluolica contain cellular fatty acids which have so far only been found in members of the genus Desulfobacter...
  36. ncbi Anaerobic utilization of alkylbenzenes and n-alkanes from crude oil in an enrichment culture of denitrifying bacteria affiliating with the beta-subclass of Proteobacteria
    R Rabus
    Max Planck Institut für Marine Mikrobiologie, Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 1:145-57. 1999
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  37. ncbi Anaerobic utilization of essential oils by denitrifying bacteria
    J Harder
    Department of Microbiology, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    Biodegradation 11:55-63. 2000
    ..The utilization of essential oils together with the common occurrence of this metabolic trait are indications for an environmentally important, but currently unexplored anaerobic turnover of plant volatile organic compounds in soil...
  38. ncbi Ribosomal RNA-targeted nucleic acid probes for studies in microbial ecology
    R Amann
    Max Planck Institut für Marine Mikrobiologie, Bremen, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Rev 24:555-65. 2000
    ..In order to speed up the transformation of microbial ecology from a mostly descriptive to a hypothesis-driven, experimental science more intense use must be made of the taxonomic precision and quantitativeness of rRNA-targeted probes...
  39. pmc Comparative 16S rRNA analysis of lake bacterioplankton reveals globally distributed phylogenetic clusters including an abundant group of actinobacteria
    F O Glöckner
    Max Planck Institut für Marine Mikrobiologie, Bremen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:5053-65. 2000
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  40. ncbi A marine microbial consortium apparently mediating anaerobic oxidation of methane
    A Boetius
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    Nature 407:623-6. 2000
    ..These aggregates were abundant in gas-hydrate-rich sediments with extremely high rates of methane-based sulphate reduction, and apparently mediate anaerobic oxidation of methane...
  41. pmc Identification of 16S ribosomal DNA-defined bacterial populations at a shallow submarine hydrothermal vent near Milos Island (Greece)
    S M Sievert
    Department of Microbiology, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:3102-9. 2000
    ..The predominance of putative heterotrophic populations in the sequences retrieved is explained by the input of allochthonous organic matter at the vent site...
  42. ncbi Description of Desulfotomaculum sp. Groll as Desulfotomaculum gibsoniae sp. nov
    J Kuever
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    Int J Syst Bacteriol 49:1801-8. 1999
    ..The name Desulfotomaculum gibsoniae sp. nov. is proposed for this strain; the type strain is GrollT (= DSM 7213T)...
  43. ncbi Rhodovulum iodosum sp. nov. and Rhodovulum robiginosum sp. nov., two new marine phototrophic ferrous-iron-oxidizing purple bacteria
    K L Straub
    Max Planck Institut für Marine Mikrobiologie, Bremen, Germany
    Int J Syst Bacteriol 49:729-35. 1999
    ..In addition, traces of magnetite were formed. Strains N1T (= DSM 12328T) and N2T (= DSM 12329T) are described as Rhodovulum iodosum sp. nov. and Rhodovulum robiginosum sp. nov., respectively...
  44. ncbi Dense populations of a giant sulfur bacterium in Namibian shelf sediments
    H N Schulz
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Science 284:493-5. 1999
    ..Similar to Thioploca, the giant bacteria oxidize sulfide with nitrate that is accumulated to </=800 millimolar in a central vacuole...
  45. ncbi Microsensors as a tool to determine chemical microgradients and bacterial activity in wastewater biofilms and flocs
    C M Santegoeds
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Microsensor Research Group, Bremen, Germany
    Biodegradation 9:159-67. 1998
    ..Examples of microsensor applications in biofilms and activated sludge flocs are presented, in which sulfate reduction and denitrification were studied...
  46. ncbi Microbiological, molecular biological and stable isotopic evidence for nitrogen fixation in the open waters of Lake Michigan
    B J MacGregor
    Department of Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Environ Microbiol 3:205-19. 2001
    ..Our results suggest that, from both microbiological and biogeochemical perspectives, this may be an oversimplification...
  47. ncbi Simultaneous P and N removal in a sequencing batch biofilm reactor: insights from reactor- and microscale investigations
    A Giesek
    Molecular Ecology Group, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    Water Res 36:501-9. 2002
    ..Therefore, simultaneous nitrification and phosphorus removal in a P removing SBBR appears to be only possible with a sufficiently long oxic period to ensure oxygen availability for nitrifiers...
  48. ncbi Small-scale distribution of interstitial nitrite in freshwater sediment microcosms: the role of nitrate and oxygen availability, and sediment permeability
    P Stief
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Microb Ecol 43:367-78. 2002
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  49. pmc Massive nitrogen loss from the Benguela upwelling system through anaerobic ammonium oxidation
    Marcel M M Kuypers
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:6478-83. 2005
    ..We hypothesize that anammox could also be responsible for substantial nitrogen loss from other OMZ waters of the ocean...
  50. pmc Microfauna-macrofauna interaction in the seafloor: lessons from the tubeworm
    Antje Boetius
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    PLoS Biol 3:e102. 2005
  51. ncbi Diversity and vertical distribution of cultured and uncultured Deltaproteobacteria in an intertidal mud flat of the Wadden Sea
    Marc Mussmann
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstr 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 7:405-18. 2005
    ..This group accounted for up to 6% of total cell numbers and even exceeded SRB numbers in upper sediment layers. These bacteria might substantially contribute to carbon mineralization via dissimilatory reduction of, e.g. Fe(III)...
  52. ncbi The genome sequence of an anaerobic aromatic-degrading denitrifying bacterium, strain EbN1
    Ralf Rabus
    Max Planck Institut für Marine Mikrobiologie, Celsiusstrasse 1, 28359, Bremen, Germany
    Arch Microbiol 183:27-36. 2005
    ..Supplementary material on sequence and annotation are provided at the Web page http://www.micro-genomes.mpg.de/ebn1/...
  53. ncbi In situ experimental evidence of the fate of a phytodetritus pulse at the abyssal sea floor
    U Witte
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Nature 424:763-6. 2003
    ..The retarded response of bacteria and Foraminifera, the restriction of microbial carbon degradation to the sediment surface, and the low total carbon turnover distinguish abyssal from continental-slope 'deep-sea' sediments...
  54. ncbi Quantification of dissimilatory (bi)sulphite reductase gene expression in Desulfobacterium autotrophicum using real-time RT-PCR
    Lev N Neretin
    Biogeochemistry Department, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 5:660-71. 2003
    ..The maximum DSR mRNA per-cell contents correlated with cell-specific sulphate reduction rates for all experiments. Environmental applications for the quantification of DSR mRNA are discussed...
  55. ncbi Phylogeny and distribution of nitrate-storing Beggiatoa spp. in coastal marine sediments
    Marc Mussmann
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstr 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 5:523-33. 2003
    ..populations showed that filament width is a conservative character of each phylogenetic species but a given filament width may represent multiple phylogenetic species in a mixed population...
  56. pmc Automated enumeration of groups of marine picoplankton after fluorescence in situ hybridization
    Jakob Pernthaler
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:2631-7. 2003
    ..Automated digital microscopy greatly facilitates the processing of numerous FISH-stained samples and might thus open new perspectives for bacterioplankton population ecology...
  57. ncbi Structure and activity of multiple nitrifying bacterial populations co-existing in a biofilm
    Armin Gieseke
    Department of Molecular Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 5:355-69. 2003
    ..Results of functional and structural analyses are discussed with respect to specific niches of individual populations in this system...
  58. ncbi Degradation of petroleum model compounds immobilized on clay by a hypersaline microbial mat
    Stefan Grötzschel
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstr 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Biodegradation 13:273-83. 2002
    ..The slow degradation process did not affect the usual high internal turnover rates and did not favor a certain population in the community of the mats...
  59. ncbi Effect of oxygen concentration on photosynthesis and respiration in two hypersaline microbial mats
    S Grötzschel
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstr 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Microb Ecol 44:208-16. 2002
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  60. ncbi Isolation of small-subunit rRNA for stable isotopic characterization
    Barbara J MacGregor
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 4:451-64. 2002
    ..SSU rRNA is therefore a promising biomarker for following the flow of carbon, and potentially nitrogen, in natural microbial populations. Some possible applications are discussed...
  61. ncbi Picobenthic cyanobacterial populations revealed by 16S rRNA-targeted in situ hybridization
    Raeid M M Abed
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 4:375-82. 2002
    ..It is not known how widespread picobenthic cyanobacteria may be in other environments...
  62. ncbi The use of biologically produced ferrihydrite for the isolation of novel iron-reducing bacteria
    K L Straub
    Max Planck Institut für Marine Mikrobiologie, Bremen, Germany
    Syst Appl Microbiol 21:442-9. 1998
    ..In addition, strains Dfr1 and Dfr2 are both able to grow by dissimilatory reduction of Mn(IV), S degree, and fumarate. Furthermore, strain Dfr2 is able to reduce akaganeite (beta-FeOOH), a more crystallized type of ferric iron oxide...