Raeid M M Abed

Summary

Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Polyphasic characterization of benthic, moderately halophilic, moderately thermophilic cyanobacteria with very thin trichomes and the proposal of Halomicronema excentricum gen. nov., sp. nov
    Raeid M M Abed
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Arch Microbiol 177:361-70. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint 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
  3. doi request reprint Lipid biomarkers, pigments and cyanobacterial diversity of microbial mats across intertidal flats of the arid coast of the Arabian Gulf (Abu Dhabi, UAE)
    Raeid M M Abed
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 65:449-62. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Diversity of bacterial communities along a petroleum contamination gradient in desert soils
    Raeid M M Abed
    Biology Department, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, P O Box 36, 123 Al Khoud, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Microb Ecol 69:95-105. 2015
  5. pmc High rates of denitrification and nitrous oxide emission in arid biological soil crusts from the Sultanate of Oman
    Raeid M M Abed
    Biology Department, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    ISME J 7:1862-75. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Microbial diversity of eolian dust sources from saline lake sediments and biological soil crusts in arid Southern Australia
    Raeid M M Abed
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 80:294-304. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of salinity changes on the bacterial diversity, photosynthesis and oxygen consumption of cyanobacterial mats from an intertidal flat of the Arabian Gulf
    Raeid M M Abed
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Microsensor Group, Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 9:1384-92. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Bacterial diversity, pigments and nitrogen fixation of biological desert crusts from the Sultanate of Oman
    Raeid M M Abed
    Biology Department, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 72:418-28. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Applications of cyanobacteria in biotechnology
    R M M Abed
    Biology Department, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Al Khoud, Sultanate of Oman
    J Appl Microbiol 106:1-12. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint 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

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Polyphasic characterization of benthic, moderately halophilic, moderately thermophilic cyanobacteria with very thin trichomes and the proposal of Halomicronema excentricum gen. nov., sp. nov
    Raeid M M Abed
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Arch Microbiol 177:361-70. 2002
    ..We propose the new genus and species Halomicronema excentricum for these strains. The type strain is TFEP1...
  2. ncbi request reprint 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...
  3. doi request reprint Lipid biomarkers, pigments and cyanobacterial diversity of microbial mats across intertidal flats of the arid coast of the Arabian Gulf (Abu Dhabi, UAE)
    Raeid M M Abed
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 65:449-62. 2008
    ..We conclude that the topology of the coast and the variable extreme environmental conditions across the tidal flat determine the distribution of microbial mats as well as the presence or absence of different microorganisms...
  4. doi request reprint Diversity of bacterial communities along a petroleum contamination gradient in desert soils
    Raeid M M Abed
    Biology Department, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, P O Box 36, 123 Al Khoud, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Microb Ecol 69:95-105. 2015
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  5. pmc High rates of denitrification and nitrous oxide emission in arid biological soil crusts from the Sultanate of Oman
    Raeid M M Abed
    Biology Department, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    ISME J 7:1862-75. 2013
    ..Our results demonstrate that nitrogen loss via denitrification is a dominant process in crusts from Oman, which leads to N2O gas emission and potentially reduces desert soil fertility...
  6. doi request reprint Microbial diversity of eolian dust sources from saline lake sediments and biological soil crusts in arid Southern Australia
    Raeid M M Abed
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 80:294-304. 2012
    ..The obtained fingerprinting and sequencing data may enable back tracking of dust plumes and their microorganisms...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of salinity changes on the bacterial diversity, photosynthesis and oxygen consumption of cyanobacterial mats from an intertidal flat of the Arabian Gulf
    Raeid M M Abed
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Microsensor Group, Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 9:1384-92. 2007
    ..We conclude that the resilience of microbial mats towards different salinity regimes on intertidal flats is accompanied by adjustment of the diversity and function of their microbial communities...
  8. doi request reprint Bacterial diversity, pigments and nitrogen fixation of biological desert crusts from the Sultanate of Oman
    Raeid M M Abed
    Biology Department, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 72:418-28. 2010
    ..6 micromol C(2)H(2) reduced m(-2) h(-1). We conclude that the crusts, regardless of their geographical location, were rich in heterocystous cyanobacteria that can fix nitrogen and could possibly improve soil stability and productivity...
  9. doi request reprint Applications of cyanobacteria in biotechnology
    R M M Abed
    Biology Department, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Al Khoud, Sultanate of Oman
    J Appl Microbiol 106:1-12. 2009
    ..Large-scale industrial production of the cyanobacterial products requires optimization of incubation conditions and fermenter designs in order to increase productivity...
  10. ncbi request reprint 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Bacterial diversity of a cyanobacterial mat degrading petroleum compounds at elevated salinities and temperatures
    Raeid M M Abed
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 57:290-301. 2006
    ..We conclude that the studied microbial mats from Saudi Arabia are rich in novel halotolerant and thermotolerant microorganisms with the potential to degrade petroleum compounds at elevated salinities and temperatures...
  12. ncbi request reprint Common evolutionary origin of planktonic and benthic nitrogen-fixing oscillatoriacean cyanobacteria from tropical oceans
    Raeid M M Abed
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 260:171-7. 2006
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  13. doi request reprint Halotaxis of cyanobacteria in an intertidal hypersaline microbial mat
    Katharina Kohls
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 12:567-75. 2010
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  14. pmc Mechanisms of damage to corals exposed to sedimentation
    Miriam Weber
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:E1558-67. 2012
    ..Our data suggest that the organic enrichment of coastal sediments is a key process in the degradation of coral reefs exposed to terrestrial runoff...
  15. ncbi request reprint 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...
  16. doi request reprint EDTA addition enhances bacterial respiration activities and hydrocarbon degradation in bioaugmented and non-bioaugmented oil-contaminated desert soils
    Samiha Al Kharusi
    Department of Biology, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
    Chemosphere 147:279-86. 2016
    ..The addition of exogenous oil-degrading bacteria along with EDTA could serve as an ideal solution for the decontamination of oil-contaminated desert soils...
  17. pmc Impact of nitrate on the structure and function of bacterial biofilm communities in pipelines used for injection of seawater into oil fields
    Carsten U Schwermer
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:2841-51. 2008
    ..Scanning electron microscopy revealed that pitting corrosion occurred on all coupons, independent of the treatment. However, uniform corrosion was clearly mitigated by NO(3)(-) addition...
  18. pmc Microbial diversity of a heavily polluted microbial mat and its community changes following degradation of petroleum compounds
    Raeid M M Abed
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:1674-83. 2002
    ..All or some of the populations may play a significant role in metabolizing the petroleum compounds. We concluded that the microbial mats from Wadi Gaza are rich in microorganisms with high biodegradative potential...
  19. doi request reprint Quorum-sensing inhibitory compounds from extremophilic microorganisms isolated from a hypersaline cyanobacterial mat
    Raeid M M Abed
    Biology Department, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Al Khoud, Sultanate of Oman
    J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 40:759-72. 2013
    ..Our study demonstrated the ability of halophilic and moderately thermophilic strains from a hypersaline microbial mat to produce biotechnologically relevant compounds that could be used as antifouling agents...
  20. doi request reprint The effect of surface colour on the formation of marine micro and macrofouling communities
    Sergey Dobretsov
    Department of Marine Science and Fisheries, College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
    Biofouling 29:617-27. 2013
    ..The results emphasise the effect of substratum colour on the formation of micro and macro fouling communities; substratum colour should to be taken into account in future studies. ..
  21. doi request reprint Structure of microbial communities and hydrocarbon-dependent sulfate reduction in the anoxic layer of a polluted microbial mat
    Raeid M M Abed
    Biology Department, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, P O Box 36, PC 123 Al Khoud, Oman
    Mar Pollut Bull 62:539-46. 2011
    ..We conclude that the anoxic layer of the studied mats contains a diverse community of anaerobic bacteria, dominated by SRB, some of which are able to grow on hydrocarbons...
  22. ncbi request reprint Inorganic carbon fixation by sulfate-reducing bacteria in the Black Sea water column
    Lev N Neretin
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 9:3019-24. 2007
    ..This co-variation provides evidence for CO(2) incorporation by the DGD(II-III)-producing SRB, while the 1:2 relationship between delta(13)C(CO2) and delta(13)C(DGD(II-III)) indicates the use of an additional organic carbon source...
  23. ncbi request reprint Metabolic shifts in hypersaline microbial mats upon addition of organic substrates
    Stefan Grötzschel
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstr 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 4:683-95. 2002
    ..None of the physiological changes were accompanied by detectable shifts in the cyanobacterial or the overall microbial community. The mechanism of inhibition of photosynthesis by glucose requires further investigation...
  24. doi request reprint Changes in microbial communities in coastal sediments along natural CO2 gradients at a volcanic vent in Papua New Guinea
    Felix F Raulf
    HGF MPG Joint Research Group on Deep Sea Ecology and Technology, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 17:3678-91. 2015
    ..Our study suggests that microbial community structure and diversity, and likely key ecosystem functions, may be altered in coastal sediments by long-term CO2 exposure to levels predicted for the end of the century. ..
  25. pmc Rapid recovery of cyanobacterial pigments in desiccated biological soil crusts following addition of water
    Raeid M M Abed
    Sultan Qaboos University, College of Science, Biology Department, Al Khoud, Sultanate of Oman
    PLoS ONE 9:e112372. 2014
    ..Cyanobacteria in crusts can maintain their photosynthetic apparatus intact even under prolonged periods of desiccation with the ability to resume their photosynthetic activities within minutes after wetting. ..
  26. doi request reprint Mini-review: Inhibition of biofouling by marine microorganisms
    Sergey Dobretsov
    Department of Marine Science and Fisheries, College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Biofouling 29:423-41. 2013
    ..This review focuses on the AF activity of marine heterotrophic bacteria, cyanobacteria and fungi and covers publications from 2006 up to the end of 2012...
  27. pmc Effect of Biostimulation Using Sewage Sludge, Soybean Meal, and Wheat Straw on Oil Degradation and Bacterial Community Composition in a Contaminated Desert Soil
    Sumaiya Al-Kindi
    Biology Department, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University Muscat, Oman
    Front Microbiol 7:240. 2016
    ..We conclude that sewage sludge and wheat straw are useful biostimulating agents for the cleanup of oil-contaminated desert soils. ..
  28. pmc Diversity, distribution and hydrocarbon biodegradation capabilities of microbial communities in oil-contaminated cyanobacterial mats from a constructed wetland
    Raeid M M Abed
    Sultan Qaboos University, College of Science, Biology Department, P O Box 36, Postal Code 123, Al Khoud, Sultanate of Oman
    PLoS ONE 9:e114570. 2014
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