Michail M Yakimov

Summary

Affiliation: Istituto per l'Ambiente Marino Costiero
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Microbial community of a saline mud volcano at San Biagio-Belpasso, Mt. Etna (Italy)
    Michail M Yakimov
    Istituto Sperimentale Talassografico, CNR, 98122 Messina, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 4:249-56. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Natural microbial diversity in superficial sediments of Milazzo Harbor (Sicily) and community successions during microcosm enrichment with various hydrocarbons
    Michail M Yakimov
    Istituto per Ambiente Marino Costiere, IAMC CNR, Sezione di Messina, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 7:1426-41. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Microbial community of a hydrothermal mud vent underneath the deep-sea anoxic brine lake Urania (eastern Mediterranean)
    Michail M Yakimov
    Istituto per l Ambiente Marino Costiero, CNR, Spianata S Raineri 86, 98122 Messina, Italy
    Orig Life Evol Biosph 37:177-88. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Obligate oil-degrading marine bacteria
    Michail M Yakimov
    Istituto per l Ambiente Marino Costiero, CNR, Messina 98122, Italy
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 18:257-66. 2007
  5. pmc Evidence for isolated evolution of deep-sea ciliate communities through geological separation and environmental selection
    Alexandra Stock
    University of Kaiserslautern, School of Biology, Erwin Schroedinger Str, 14, D 67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany
    BMC Microbiol 13:150. 2013
  6. pmc Contribution of crenarchaeal autotrophic ammonia oxidizers to the dark primary production in Tyrrhenian deep waters (Central Mediterranean Sea)
    Michail M Yakimov
    Laboratory of Marine Molecular Microbiology, Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, CNR, Messina, Italy
    ISME J 5:945-61. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Primary producing prokaryotic communities of brine, interface and seawater above the halocline of deep anoxic lake L'Atalante, Eastern Mediterranean Sea
    Michail M Yakimov
    Institute for Coastal Marine Environment IAMC, CNR, Messina, Italy
    ISME J 1:743-55. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Crude oil-induced structural shift of coastal bacterial communities of rod bay (Terra Nova Bay, Ross Sea, Antarctica) and characterization of cultured cold-adapted hydrocarbonoclastic bacteria
    Michail M Yakimov
    Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, CNR, Spianata S Raineri 86, 98122 Messina, Italy
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 49:419-32. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Thalassolituus oleivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium that obligately utilizes hydrocarbons
    Michail M Yakimov
    Istituto per l Ambiente Marino Costiero, CNR Consiglio Nazionale Ricerche, Spianata San Raineri 86, 98122 Messina, Italy
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:141-8. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Metagenomic analysis of hadopelagic microbial assemblages thriving at the deepest part of Mediterranean Sea, Matapan-Vavilov Deep
    Francesco Smedile
    Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, CNR, Spianata S Raineri 86, 98122 Messina, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 15:167-82. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Microbial community of a saline mud volcano at San Biagio-Belpasso, Mt. Etna (Italy)
    Michail M Yakimov
    Istituto Sperimentale Talassografico, CNR, 98122 Messina, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 4:249-56. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Natural microbial diversity in superficial sediments of Milazzo Harbor (Sicily) and community successions during microcosm enrichment with various hydrocarbons
    Michail M Yakimov
    Istituto per Ambiente Marino Costiere, IAMC CNR, Sezione di Messina, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 7:1426-41. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Microbial community of a hydrothermal mud vent underneath the deep-sea anoxic brine lake Urania (eastern Mediterranean)
    Michail M Yakimov
    Istituto per l Ambiente Marino Costiero, CNR, Spianata S Raineri 86, 98122 Messina, Italy
    Orig Life Evol Biosph 37:177-88. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Obligate oil-degrading marine bacteria
    Michail M Yakimov
    Istituto per l Ambiente Marino Costiero, CNR, Messina 98122, Italy
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 18:257-66. 2007
    ..These and other studies have revealed the potential of OHCB for multiple biotechnological applications that include not only oil pollution mitigation, but also biopolymer production and biocatalysis...
  5. pmc Evidence for isolated evolution of deep-sea ciliate communities through geological separation and environmental selection
    Alexandra Stock
    University of Kaiserslautern, School of Biology, Erwin Schroedinger Str, 14, D 67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany
    BMC Microbiol 13:150. 2013
    ..Geospatial distributions and responses of marine ciliates to differential hydrochemistries suggest strong physical and chemical barriers to dispersal that influence the evolution of this plankton group...
  6. pmc Contribution of crenarchaeal autotrophic ammonia oxidizers to the dark primary production in Tyrrhenian deep waters (Central Mediterranean Sea)
    Michail M Yakimov
    Laboratory of Marine Molecular Microbiology, Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, CNR, Messina, Italy
    ISME J 5:945-61. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Primary producing prokaryotic communities of brine, interface and seawater above the halocline of deep anoxic lake L'Atalante, Eastern Mediterranean Sea
    Michail M Yakimov
    Institute for Coastal Marine Environment IAMC, CNR, Messina, Italy
    ISME J 1:743-55. 2007
    ..These autotrophic microbes are thus the basis of the food webs populating these deep-sea ecosystems...
  8. doi request reprint Crude oil-induced structural shift of coastal bacterial communities of rod bay (Terra Nova Bay, Ross Sea, Antarctica) and characterization of cultured cold-adapted hydrocarbonoclastic bacteria
    Michail M Yakimov
    Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, CNR, Spianata S Raineri 86, 98122 Messina, Italy
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 49:419-32. 2004
    ..Eighteen isolates were found to be members of gamma-Proteobacteria, while the remainder were representatives of alpha-Proteobacteria, CFB and high G + C divisions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Thalassolituus oleivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium that obligately utilizes hydrocarbons
    Michail M Yakimov
    Istituto per l Ambiente Marino Costiero, CNR Consiglio Nazionale Ricerche, Spianata San Raineri 86, 98122 Messina, Italy
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:141-8. 2004
    ..On the basis of the analyses performed, Thalassolituus oleivorans gen. nov., sp. nov. is described. Strain MIL-1T (=DSM 14913T=LMG 21420T) is the type and only strain of T. oleivorans...
  10. doi request reprint Metagenomic analysis of hadopelagic microbial assemblages thriving at the deepest part of Mediterranean Sea, Matapan-Vavilov Deep
    Francesco Smedile
    Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, CNR, Spianata S Raineri 86, 98122 Messina, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 15:167-82. 2013
    ..We also demonstrate the occurrence in deep-sea metagenomes of several clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats systems...
  11. pmc Genomic signatures of fifth autotrophic carbon assimilation pathway in bathypelagic Crenarchaeota
    Violetta La Cono
    Institute for Coastal Marine Environment IAMC, CNR, Spianata S Raineri 86, 98122 Messina, Italy
    Microb Biotechnol 3:595-606. 2010
    ..e. at the same site and depth used for metagenomic library construction...
  12. ncbi request reprint Study of bacterial communities in Antarctic coastal waters by a combination of 16S rRNA and 16S rDNA sequencing
    Gabriella Gentile
    Institute for Coastal Marine Environment IAMC, CNR, Spianata S Raineri 86, 98122 Messina, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 8:2150-61. 2006
    ..Obtained results clearly demonstrate that combination of 16S rDNA and 16S rRNA gene sequencing is preferred approach to have a more reliable vision on the composition of microbial communities...
  13. ncbi request reprint Oleispira antarctica gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel hydrocarbonoclastic marine bacterium isolated from Antarctic coastal sea water
    Michail M Yakimov
    Istituto Sperimentale Talassografico, CNR, Spianata San Raineri 86, 98122 Messina, Italy
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 53:779-85. 2003
    ..nov., sp. nov.; strain RB-8(T) (= DSM 14852(T) = LMG 21398(T)) is the type strain...
  14. doi request reprint Effect of bioemulsificant exopolysaccharide (EPS₂₀₀₃) on microbial community dynamics during assays of oil spill bioremediation: a microcosm study
    Simone Cappello
    Istituto per l Ambiente Marino Costiero IAMC CNR of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Mar Pollut Bull 64:2820-8. 2012
    ..The data obtained from microcosm experiment indicated that EPS₂₀₀₃ could be used for the dispersion of oil slicks and could stimulate the selection of marine hydrocarbon degraders thus increasing bioremediation process...
  15. doi request reprint Genome sequence of obligate marine polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons-degrading bacterium Cycloclasticus sp. 78-ME, isolated from petroleum deposits of the sunken tanker Amoco Milford Haven, Mediterranean Sea
    Enzo Messina
    Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, CNR, 98122 Messina, Italy
    Mar Genomics 25:11-3. 2016
    ..84% and 53.28% of the G + C content respectively. A total of 2585 protein-coding genes were obtained, and three large operons with more than fifteen enzymes belonging to four different classes of ring-cleavage dioxygenases were found...
  16. doi request reprint Shifts in the meso- and bathypelagic archaea communities composition during recovery and short-term handling of decompressed deep-sea samples
    Violetta La Cono
    Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, CNR, Spianata S Raineri 86, 98122, Messina, Italy
    Environ Microbiol Rep 7:450-9. 2015
    ..Our study supports the hypothesis that metabolically active members of meso- and bathypelagic Thaumarchaeota possess the habitat-specific distribution, metabolic complexity and genetic divergence at subpopulation level. ..
  17. doi request reprint Microbial community of the deep-sea brine Lake Kryos seawater-brine interface is active below the chaotropicity limit of life as revealed by recovery of mRNA
    Michail M Yakimov
    CNR, Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, Messina, 98122, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 17:364-82. 2015
    ..These findings shed light on the plausibility of life in highly chaotropic environments, geochemical windows for microbial extremophiles, and have implications for habitability elsewhere in the Solar System. ..
  18. doi request reprint Partaking of Archaea to biogeochemical cycling in oxygen-deficient zones of meromictic saline Lake Faro (Messina, Italy)
    Violetta La Cono
    Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, CNR, Spianata S Raineri 86, 98122 Messina, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 15:1717-33. 2013
    ..Based on these findings, we hypothesize that dark bicarbonate fixation in suboxic zone of Lake Faro results mainly from archaeal activity which is affected by the predicted lack in oxygen in lower layers...
  19. pmc Complete genome sequence of 'Halanaeroarchaeum sulfurireducens' M27-SA2, a sulfur-reducing and acetate-oxidizing haloarchaeon from the deep-sea hypersaline anoxic lake Medee
    Enzo Messina
    Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, CNR, Messina, Italy
    Stand Genomic Sci 11:35. 2016
    ..Moreover, isolations of Halanaeroarchaeum members from geographically distant salt-saturated sites of different origin suggest a high degree of evolutionary success in their adaptation to this type of extreme biotopes around the world. ..
  20. doi request reprint Analysis of defence systems and a conjugative IncP-1 plasmid in the marine polyaromatic hydrocarbons-degrading bacterium Cycloclasticus sp. 78-ME
    Michail M Yakimov
    Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, CNR, Spianata S Raineri 86, Messina, 98122, Italy
    Environ Microbiol Rep 8:508-19. 2016
    ..78-ME, which protect the genome of this highly specialized PAH-degrader. This study contributes to the further understanding of complex networks established in petroleum-based microbial communities. ..
  21. pmc Microbial life in the Lake Medee, the largest deep-sea salt-saturated formation
    Michail M Yakimov
    1 Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, CNR, Spianata S Raineri 86, 98122 Messina, Italy 2
    Sci Rep 3:3554. 2013
    ..These findings provide novel insights into how prokaryotic communities can adapt to salt-saturated conditions and sustain active metabolism at the thermodynamic edge of life. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Predominant growth of Alcanivorax during experiments on "oil spill bioremediation" in mesocosms
    Simone Cappello
    Istituto Ambiente Marino Costiero IAMC of Messina IST CNR, Spianata S Raineri 86, 98122 Messina, Italy
    Microbiol Res 162:185-90. 2007
    ..This suggested that these bacteria played the most important role in the process of bioremediation of oil-contaminated marine environments...
  23. pmc A Three-Component Microbial Consortium from Deep-Sea Salt-Saturated Anoxic Lake Thetis Links Anaerobic Glycine Betaine Degradation with Methanogenesis
    Violetta La Cono
    Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, CNR, Spianata S Raineri 86, Messina 98122, Italy
    Microorganisms 3:500-17. 2015
    ..Description of the Thetis GB-degrading consortium indicated that anaerobic degradation of osmoregulatory molecules may play important role in the overall turnover of organic carbon in anoxic hypersaline biotopes. ..
  24. pmc Biodegradation of crude oil by individual bacterial strains and a mixed bacterial consortium
    Santina Santisi
    Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, National Counsel of Research, Messina, Italy, Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, National Counsel of Research, Messina, Italy Università degli Studi di Messina, School in Biology and Cellular Biotechnology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy, School in Biology and Cellular Biotechnology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Braz J Microbiol 46:377-87. 2015
    ..All data obtained confirmed the fundamental role of bacteria belonging to Alcanivorax genus in the degradation of linear hydrocarbons in oil polluted environments. ..
  25. doi request reprint Unveiling microbial life in new deep-sea hypersaline Lake Thetis. Part I: Prokaryotes and environmental settings
    Violetta La Cono
    Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, CNR, Spianata S Raineri 86, 98122 Messina, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 13:2250-68. 2011
    ..Besides microaerophilic autotrophy, heterotrophic sulfate reduction, methanogenesis and anaerobic methane oxidation are likely the predominant processes driving the ecosystem of Thetis Lake...
  26. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of deep-sea bacterioplankton OMICS revealed the occurrence of habitat-specific genomic attributes
    Francesco Smedile
    Institute for Coastal Marine Environment, CNR, Spianata S Raineri 86, 98122 Messina, Italy
    Mar Genomics 17:1-8. 2014
    ..Together with a versatile heterotrophy, mixotrophy and anaplerosis are thought to enable the deep-sea bacterioplankton to cope with these environmental conditions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Thermoleophilum album and Thermoleophilum minutum are culturable representatives of group 2 of the Rubrobacteridae (Actinobacteria)
    Michail M Yakimov
    Istituto Sperimentale Talassografico, CNR Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Spianata Santa Raineri 86, 98122 Messina, Italy
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 53:377-80. 2003
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Microbial enzymes mined from the Urania deep-sea hypersaline anoxic basin
    Manuel Ferrer
    Department of Microbiology, GBF German Research Centre for Biotechnology, 38124 Braunschweig, Germany
    Chem Biol 12:895-904. 2005
    ..One possesses the highest enantioselectivity toward an ester of the important chiral synthon solketal (E: 126[S]; 98%ee)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Oleiphilaceae fam. nov., to include Oleiphilus messinensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium that obligately utilizes hydrocarbons
    Peter N Golyshin
    Division of Microbiology, GBF German Research Centre for Biotechnology, Braunschweig
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 52:901-11. 2002
    ..nov., sp. nov., within a new family, Oleiphilaceae fam. nov. Strain ME102T (= DSM 13489T = LMG 20357T) is the type and only strain of O. messinensis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Genome sequence completed of Alcanivorax borkumensis, a hydrocarbon-degrading bacterium that plays a global role in oil removal from marine systems
    Peter N Golyshin
    Division of Microbiology, GBF German Research Centre for Biotechnology, Mascheroder Weg 1, 38124 Braunschweig, Germany
    J Biotechnol 106:215-20. 2003
    ..Annotation of the genome, metabolome modelling, and functional genomics, will soon reveal important insights into the genomic basis of the properties and physiology of this fascinating and globally important bacterium...
  31. ncbi request reprint Limits of life in MgCl2-containing environments: chaotropicity defines the window
    John E Hallsworth
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, UK
    Environ Microbiol 9:801-13. 2007
    ..g. kosmotropic) solutes, is about 2.3 M...
  32. ncbi request reprint Stratified prokaryote network in the oxic-anoxic transition of a deep-sea halocline
    Daniele Daffonchio
    CoNISMa, Ulr Università degli Studi di Milano, DISTAM, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Nature 440:203-7. 2006
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of intervention strategies for bioremediation of crude oil in marine systems and effects on indigenous hydrocarbonoclastic bacteria
    Boyd A McKew
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
    Environ Microbiol 9:1562-71. 2007
    ..In addition to providing insight into the factors limiting oil biodegradation over time, and the competition and synergism between HCB, these results add weight to the use of bioaugmentation in oil pollution mitigation strategies...
  34. ncbi request reprint Chaperonins govern growth of Escherichia coli at low temperatures
    Manuel Ferrer
    Nat Biotechnol 21:1266-7. 2003
  35. ncbi request reprint Novel hydrolase diversity retrieved from a metagenome library of bovine rumen microflora
    Manuel Ferrer
    Department of Microbiology, GBF German Research Centre for Biotechnology, Mascheroder Weg 1, 38124 Braunschweig, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 7:1996-2010. 2005
    ..The phylogenetic novelty of the hydrolases suggests that some of them may have potential for new applications in biocatalysis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Novel polyphenol oxidase mined from a metagenome expression library of bovine rumen: biochemical properties, structural analysis, and phylogenetic relationships
    Ana Beloqui
    Institute of Catalysis, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas CSIC, Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid, Spain
    J Biol Chem 281:22933-42. 2006
    ....