Publications in 2017

Melton, E. D. et al. Draft genome sequence of Dethiobacter alkaliphilus strain AHT1(T), a gram-positive sulfidogenic polyextremophile. Standards in Genomic Sciences 12, doi:10.1186/s40793-017-0268-9 (2017).

Ilhan-Sungur, E., Ozuolmez, D., Cotuk, A., Cansever, N. & Muyzer, G. Isolation of a sulfide-producing bacterial consortium from cooling tower water: Evaluation of corrosive effects on galvanized steel. Anaerobe 43, 27-34, doi:10.1016/j.anaerobe.2016.11.005 (2017).

Diao, M., Sinnige, R., Kalbitz, K., Huisman, J. & Muyzer, G. Succession of bacterial communities in a seasonally stratified lake with an anoxic and sulfidic hypolimnion. Frontiers in Microbiology 8, doi:10.3389/fmicb.2017.02511 (2017).

Bush, T. et al. Oxic-anoxic regime shifts mediated by feedbacks between biogeochemical processes and microbial community dynamics. Nature Communications 8, doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00912-x (2017).

Berben, T., Overmars, L., Sorokin, D. Y. & Muyzer, G. Comparative genome analysis of three thiocyanate oxidizing Thioalkalivibrio species isolated from soda lakes. Frontiers in Microbiology 8, doi:10.3389/fmicb.2017.00254 (2017).

Berben, T., Balkema, C., Sorokin, D. Y. & Muyzer, G. Analysis of the genes involved in thiocyanate oxidation during growth in continuous culture of the haloalkaliphilic sulfur-oxidizing bacterium Thioalkalivibrio thiocyanoxidans ARh 2(T) Using Transcriptomics. Msystems 2, doi:10.1128/mSystems.00102-17 (2017).

Ahn, A. C. et al. Genomic diversity within the haloalkaliphilic genus Thioalkalivibrio. Plos One 12, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0173517 (2017).

 

Publications in 2016

Vavourakis, C. D. et al. Metagenomic insights into the uncultured diversity and physiology of microbes in four hypersaline soda lake brines. Frontiers in Microbiology 7, doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.00211 (2016).

Melton, E. D. et al. Complete genome sequence of Desulfurivibrio alkaliphilus strain AHT2(T), a haloalkaliphilic sulfidogen from Egyptian hypersaline alkaline lakes. Standards in Genomic Sciences 11, doi:10.1186/s40793-016-0184-4 (2016).

Cucio, C., Engelen, A. H., Costa, R. & Muyzer, G. Rhizosphere microbiomes of European seagrasses are selected by the plant, but are not species specific. Frontiers in Microbiology 7, doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.00440 (2016).

Belila, A. et al. Bacterial community structure and variation in a full-scale seawater desalination plant for drinking water production. Water Research 94, 62-72, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2016.02.039 (2016).

 

Publications in 2015

Sorokin, D. Y., Banciu, H. L. & Muyzer, G. Functional microbiology of soda lakes. Current Opinion in Microbiology 25, 88-96, doi:10.1016/j.mib.2015.05.004 (2015).

Muntyan, M. S. et al. Cytochrome cbb(3) of Thioalkalivibrio is a Na+-pumping cytochrome oxidase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112, 7695-7700, doi:10.1073/pnas.1417071112 (2015).

Corsini, A., Colombo, M., Muyzer, G. & Cavalca, L. Characterization of the arsenite oxidizer Aliihoeflea sp strain 2WW and its potential application in the removal of arsenic from groundwater in combination with Pf-ferritin. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek International Journal of General and Molecular Microbiology 108, 673-684, doi:10.1007/s10482-015-0523-2 (2015).

Berben, T. et al. Partial genome sequence of the haloalkaliphilic soda lake bacterium Thioalkalivibrio thiocyanoxidans ARh 2(T). Standards in Genomic Sciences 10, doi:10.1186/s40793-015-0078-x (2015).

Berben, T. et al. Partial genome sequence of Thioalkalivibrio thiocyanodenitrificans ARhD 1(T), a chemolithoautotrophic haloalkaliphilic sulfur-oxidizing bacterium capable of complete denitrification. Standards in Genomic Sciences 10, doi:10.1186/s40793-015-0080-3 (2015).

Berben, T. et al. Complete genome sequence of Thioalkalivibrio paradoxus type strain ARh 1(T), an obligately chemolithoautotrophic haloalkaliphilic sulfur-oxidizing bacterium isolated from a Kenyan soda lake. Standards in Genomic Sciences 10, doi:10.1186/s40793-015-0097-7 (2015).

Bassin, J. P. et al. Tracking the dynamics of heterotrophs and nitrifiers in moving- bed biofilm reactors operated at different COD/N ratios. Bioresource Technology 192, 131-141, doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2015.05.051 (2015).

 

Publications in 2014

Visser, M. et al. Genome analyses of the carboxydotrophic sulfate-reducers Desulfotomaculum nigrificans and Desulfotomaculum carboxydivorans and reclassification of Desulfotomaculum caboxydivorans as a later synonym of Desulfotomaculum nigrificans. Standards in Genomic Sciences 9, doi:10.4056/sigs.4718645 (2014).

Suzuki, S. et al. Physiological and genomic features of highly alkaliphilic hydrogen-utilizing Betaproteobacteria from a continental serpentinizing site. Nature Communications 5, doi:10.1038/ncomms4900 (2014).

Sorokin, D. Y. et al. Nitrolancea hollandica gen. nov., sp nov., a chemolithoautotrophic nitrite-oxidizing bacterium isolated from a bioreactor belonging to the phylum Chloroflexi. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 64, 1859-1865, doi:10.1099/ijs.0.062232-0 (2014).

Sorokin, D. Y. et al. Genome analysis of Chitinivibrio alkaliphilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel extremely haloalkaliphilic anaerobic chitinolytic bacterium from the candidate phylum Termite Group 3. Environmental Microbiology 16, 1549-1565, doi:10.1111/1462-2920.12284 (2014).

Sorokin, D. Y. et al. Microbial diversity and biogeochemical cycling in soda lakes. Extremophiles 18, 791-809, doi:10.1007/s00792-014-0670-9 (2014).

Sorokin, D. Y., Abbas, B., van Zessen, E. & Muyzer, G. Isolation and characterization of an obligately chemolithoautotrophic Halothiobacillus strain capable of growth on thiocyanate as an energy source. Fems Microbiology Letters 354, 69-74, doi:10.1111/1574-6968.12432 (2014).

Sorokin, D. Y. et al. Sulfate-dependent acetate oxidation under extremely natron-alkaline conditions by syntrophic associations from hypersaline soda lakes. Microbiology-Sgm 160, 723-732, doi:10.1099/mic.0.075093-0 (2014).

Sandrini, G., Matthijs, H. C. P., Verspagen, J. M. H., Muyzer, G. & Huisman, J. Genetic diversity of inorganic carbon uptake systems causes variation in CO2 response of the cyanobacterium Microcystis. Isme Journal 8, 589-600, doi:10.1038/ismej.2013.179 (2014).

Oueriaghli, N. et al. Diversity and distribution of Halomonas in Rambla Salada, a hypersaline environment in the southeast of Spain. Fems Microbiology Ecology 87, 460-474, doi:10.1111/1574-6941.12237 (2014).

Marty, F. et al. Identification of key factors in Accelerated Low Water Corrosion through experimental simulation of tidal conditions: influence of stimulated indigenous microbiota. Biofouling 30, 281-297, doi:10.1080/08927014.2013.864758 (2014).

Kuever, J. et al. Genome analysis of Desulfotomaculum gibsoniae strain Groll(T) a highly versatile Gram-positive sulfate-reducing bacterium. Standards in Genomic Sciences 9 (2014).

Corsini, A., Zaccheo, P., Muyzer, G., Andreoni, V. & Cavalca, L. Arsenic transforming abilities of groundwater bacteria and the combined use of Allihoeflea sp strain 2WW and goethite in metalloid removal. Journal of Hazardous Materials 269, 89-97, doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2013.12.037 (2014).

Corsini, A., Cavalca, L., Muyzer, G. & Zaccheo, P. Effectiveness of various sorbents and biological oxidation in the removal of arsenic species from groundwater. Environmental Chemistry 11, 558-565, doi:10.1071/en13210 (2014).

 

Publications in 2013

Vissers, E. W. et al. Seasonal and vertical distribution of putative ammonia-oxidizing thaumarchaeotal communities in an oligotrophic lake. Fems Microbiology Ecology 83, 515-526, doi:10.1111/1574-6941.12013 (2013).

Vissers, E. W. et al. Temporal and spatial coexistence of archaeal and bacterial amoA genes and gene transcripts in Lake Lucerne. Archaea-an International Microbiological Journal, doi:10.1155/2013/289478 (2013).

Visser, M. et al. Genome analysis of Desulfotomaculum kuznetsovii strain 17(T) reveals a physiological similarity with Pelotomaculum thermopropionicum strain SIT. Standards in Genomic Sciences 8, 69-87, doi:10.4056/sigs.3627141 (2013).

Tourova, T. P. et al. Analysis of community composition of sulfur-oxidizing bacteria in hypersaline and soda lakes using soxB as a functional molecular marker. Fems Microbiology Ecology 84, 280-289, doi:10.1111/1574-6941.12056 (2013).

Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P. & Muyzer, G. Isolation and characterization of two novel alkalitolerant sulfidogens from a Thiopaq bioreactor, Desulfonatronum alkalitolerans sp nov., and Sulfurospirillum alkalitolerans sp. nov. Extremophiles 17, 535-543, doi:10.1007/s00792-013-0538-4 (2013).

Paisse, S. et al. Sulfate-reducing bacteria inhabiting natural corrosion deposits from marine steel structures. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 97, 7493-7504, doi:10.1007/s00253-012-4464-7 (2013).

Chen, B. S., Otten, L. G., Resch, V., Muyzer, G. & Hanefeld, U. Draft genome sequence of Rhodococcus rhodochrous strain ATCC 17895. Standards in Genomic Sciences 9, 175-184, doi:10.4056/sigs.4418165 (2013).

Cavalca, L., Corsini, A., Zaccheo, P., Andreoni, V. & Muyzer, G. Microbial transformations of arsenic: perspectives for biological removal of arsenic from water. Future Microbiology 8, 753-768, doi:10.2217/fmb.13.38 (2013).

Besaury, L. et al. Culture-dependent and independent studies of microbial diversity in highly copper-contaminated chilean marine sediments. Microbial Ecology 65, 311-324, doi:10.1007/s00248-012-0120-0 (2013).

Belila, A. et al. Sulfur bacteria in wastewater stabilization ponds periodically affected by the ‘red-water’ phenomenon. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 97, 379-394, doi:10.1007/s00253-012-3931-5 (2013).

 

Publications in 2012

Wang, J. J. et al. Spatial patterns of iron- and methane-oxidizing bacterial communities in an irregularly flooded, riparian wetland. Frontiers in Microbiology 3, doi:10.3389/fmicb.2012.00064 (2012).

Vejmelkova, D. et al. Analysis of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria dominating in lab-scale bioreactors with high ammonium bicarbonate loading. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 93, 401-410, doi:10.1007/s00253-011-3409-x (2012).

Spring, S. et al. Complete genome sequence of the sulfate-reducing firmicute Desulfotomaculum ruminis type strain (DLT). Standards in Genomic Sciences 7, 304-319, doi:10.4056/sigs.3226659 (2012).

Sorokin, D. Y. et al. Sulfidogenesis in hypersaline chloride-sulfate lakes of Kulunda Steppe (Altai, Russia). Fems Microbiology Ecology 79, 445-453, doi:10.1111/j.1574-6941.2011.01228.x (2012).

Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P., Sukhacheva, M. V. & Muyzer, G. Desulfuribacillus alkaliarsenatis gen. nov. sp. nov., a deep-lineage, obligately anaerobic, dissimilatory sulfur and arsenate-reducing, haloalkaliphilic representative of the order Bacillales from soda lakes. Extremophiles 16, 597-605, doi:10.1007/s00792-012-0459-7 (2012).

Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P., Panteleeva, A. N. & Muyzer, G. Desulfonatronobacter acidivorans gen. nov., sp. nov. and Desulfobulbus alkaliphilus sp. nov., haloalkaliphilic heterotrophic sulfate-reducing bacteria from soda lakes. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 62, 2107-2113, doi:10.1099/ijs.0.029777-0 (2012).

Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P., Panteleeva, A. N., Kaparullina, E. N. & Muyzer, G. Anaerobic utilization of pectinous substrates at extremely haloalkaline conditions by Natranaerovirga pectinivora gen. nov., sp nov., and Natranaerovirga hydrolytica sp nov., isolated from hypersaline soda lakes. Extremophiles 16, 307-315, doi:10.1007/s00792-012-0431-6 (2012).

Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P., Abbas, B., Suhacheva, M. V. & Muyzer, G. Desulfonatronovibrio halophilus sp nov., a novel moderately halophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium from hypersaline chloride-sulfate lakes in Central Asia. Extremophiles 16, 411-417, doi:10.1007/s00792-012-0440-5 (2012).

Sorokin, D. Y., Muntyan, M. S., Panteleeva, A. N. & Muyzer, G. Thioalkalivibrio sulfidiphilus sp. nov., a haloalkaliphilic, sulfur-oxidizing gammaproteobacterium from alkaline habitats. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 62, 1884-1889, doi:10.1099/ijs.0.034504-0 (2012).

Sorokin, D. Y. et al. Nitrification expanded: discovery, physiology and genomics of a nitrite-oxidizing bacterium from the phylum Chloroflexi. Isme Journal 6, 2245-2256, doi:10.1038/ismej.2012.70 (2012).

Sorokin, D. Y., Janssen, A. J. H. & Muyzer, G. Biodegradation potential of halo(alkali)philic prokaryotes. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology 42, 811-856, doi:10.1080/10643389.2010.534037 (2012).

Marty, F. et al. Evaluation and optimization of nucleic acid extraction methods for the molecular analysis of bacterial communities associated with corroded carbon steel. Biofouling 28, 363-380, doi:10.1080/08927014.2012.672644 (2012).

de Graaff, M., Klok, J. B. M., Bijmans, M. F. M., Muyzer, G. & Janssen, A. J. H. Application of a 2-step process for the biological treatment of sulfidic spent caustics. Water Research 46, 723-730, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2011.11.044 (2012).

Bassin, J. P. et al. Effect of different salt adaptation strategies on the microbial diversity, activity, and settling of nitrifying sludge in sequencing batch reactors. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 93, 1281-1294, doi:10.1007/s00253-011-3428-7 (2012).

 

Publications in 2011

Wang, J. J. et al. Distribution and diversity of Gallionella-like neutrophilic iron oxidizers in a tidal freshwater marsh. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77, 2337-2344, doi:10.1128/aem.02448-10 (2011).

Sorokin, D. Y. et al. Culturable diversity of lithotrophic haloalkaliphilic sulfate-reducing bacteria in soda lakes and the description of Desulfonatronum thioautotrophicum sp nov., Desulfonatronum thiosulfatophilum sp nov., Desulfonatronovibrio thiodismutans sp nov., and Desulfonatronovibrio magnus sp nov. Extremophiles 15, 391-401, doi:10.1007/s00792-011-0370-7 (2011).

Sorokin, D. Y., Panteleeva, A. N., Tourova, T. P., Kaparullina, E. N. & Muyzer, G. Natronoflexus pectinivorans gen. nov sp nov., an obligately anaerobic and alkaliphilic fermentative member of Bacteroidetes from soda lakes. Extremophiles 15, 691-696, doi:10.1007/s00792-011-0399-7 (2011).

Sorokin, D. Y., Kuenen, J. G. & Muyzer, G. The microbial sulfur cycle at extremely haloalkaline conditions of soda lakes. Frontiers in Microbiology 2, doi:10.3389/fmicb.2011.00044 (2011).

Sorokin, D. Y., Detkova, E. N. & Muyzer, G. Sulfur-dependent respiration under extremely haloalkaline conditions in soda lake ‘acetogens’ and the description of Natroniella sulfidigena sp. nov. Fems Microbiology Letters 319, 88-95, doi:10.1111/j.1574-6968.2011.02272.x (2011).

Muyzer, G. et al. Complete genome sequence of Thioalkalivibrio sp. K90mix. Standards in Genomic Sciences 5, 341-355, doi:10.4056/sigs.2315092 (2011).

Muyzer, G. et al. Complete genome sequence of “Thioalkalivibrio sulfidophilus” HL-EbGr7. Standards in Genomic Sciences 4, 23-35, doi:10.4056/sigs.1483693 (2011).

Kovaleva, O. L., Tourova, T. P., Muyzer, G., Kolganova, T. V. & Sorokin, D. Y. Diversity of RuBisCO and ATP citrate lyase genes in soda lake sediments. Fems Microbiology Ecology 75, 37-47, doi:10.1111/j.1574-6941.2010.00996.x (2011).

Jiang, Y., Sorokin, D. Y., Kleerebezem, R., Muyzer, G. & van Loosdrecht, M. Plasticicumulans acidivorans gen. nov., sp nov., a polyhydroxyalkanoate-accumulating gammaproteobacterium from a sequencing-batch bioreactor. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 61, 2314-2319, doi:10.1099/ijs.0.021410-0 (2011).

Jiang, Y., Marang, L., Kleerebezem, R., Muyzer, G. & van Loosdrecht, M. C. M. Effect of temperature and cycle length on microbial competition in PHB-producing sequencing batch reactor. Isme Journal 5, 896-907, doi:10.1038/ismej.2010.174 (2011).

Jiang, Y., Marang, L., Kleerebezem, R., Muyzer, G. & van Loosdrecht, M. C. M. Polyhydroxybutyrate production from lactate using a mixed microbial culture. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 108, 2022-2035, doi:10.1002/bit.23148 (2011).

Jiang, Y., Hebly, M., Kleerebezem, R., Muyzer, G. & van Loosdrecht, M. C. M. Metabolic modeling of mixed substrate uptake for polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) production. Water Research 45, 1309-1321, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2010.10.009 (2011).

de Graaff, M. et al. Biological treatment of refinery spent caustics under halo-alkaline conditions. Bioresource Technology 102, 7257-7264, doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2011.04.095 (2011).

Bassin, J. P. et al. Effect of elevated salt concentrations on the aerobic granular sludge process: Linking microbial activity with microbial community structure. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77, 7942-7953, doi:10.1128/aem.05016-11 (2011).

 

Publications in 2010

van der Kraan, G. M., Bruining, J., Lomans, B. P., van Loosdrecht, M. C. M. & Muyzer, G. Microbial diversity of an oil-water processing site and its associated oil field: the possible role of microorganisms as information carriers from oil-associated environments. Fems Microbiology Ecology 71, 428-443, doi:10.1111/j.1574-6941.2009.00813.x (2010).

Tourova, T. P., Kovaleva, O. L., Sorokin, D. Y. & Muyzer, G. Ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase genes as a functional marker for chemolithoautotrophic halophilic sulfur-oxidizing bacteria in hypersaline habitats. Microbiology-Sgm 156, 2016-2025, doi:10.1099/mic.0.034603-0 (2010).

Sorokin, D. Y., Touroya, T. P., Koyaleva, O. L., Kuenen, J. G. & Muyzer, G. Aerobic carboxydotrophy under extremely haloalkaline conditions in Alkalispirillum/Alkalilimnicola strains isolated from soda lakes. Microbiology-Sgm 156, 819-827, doi:10.1099/mic.0.033712-0 (2010).

Sorokin, D. Y. et al. Sulfidogenesis under extremely haloalkaline conditions in soda lakes of Kulunda Steppe (Altai, Russia). Fems Microbiology Ecology 73, 278-290, doi:10.1111/j.1574-6941.2010.00901.x (2010).

Sorokin, D. Y. & Muyzer, G. Bacterial dissimilatory MnO2 reduction at extremely haloalkaline conditions. Extremophiles 14, 41-46, doi:10.1007/s00792-009-0283-x (2010).

Sorokin, D. Y. & Muyzer, G. Haloalkaliphilic spore-forming sulfidogens from soda lake sediments and description of Desulfitispora alkaliphila gen. nov., sp nov. Extremophiles 14, 313-320, doi:10.1007/s00792-010-0310-y (2010).

Sorokin, D. Y. & Muyzer, G. Desulfurispira natronophila gen. nov sp nov.: an obligately anaerobic dissimilatory sulfur-reducing bacterium from soda lakes. Extremophiles 14, 349-355, doi:10.1007/s00792-010-0314-7 (2010).

Sorokin, D. Y., Kovaleva, O. L., Tourova, T. P. & Muyzer, G. Thiohalobacter thiocyanaticus gen. nov., sp nov., a moderately halophilic, sulfur-oxidizing gammaproteobacterium from hypersaline lakes, that utilizes thiocyanate. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 60, 444-450, doi:10.1099/ijs.0.012880-0 (2010).

Sorokin, D. Y., Detkova, E. N. & Muyzer, G. Propionate and butyrate dependent bacterial sulfate reduction at extremely haloalkaline conditions and description of Desulfobotulus alkaliphilus sp nov. Extremophiles 14, 71-77, doi:10.1007/s00792-009-0288-5 (2010).

Jonkers, H. M., Thijssen, A., Muyzer, G., Copuroglu, O. & Schlangen, E. Application of bacteria as self-healing agent for the development of sustainable concrete. Ecological Engineering 36, 230-235, doi:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2008.12.036 (2010).

 

Publications from 2009-1986

81            Wang, J. J., Muyzer, G., Bodelier, P. L. E. & Laanbroek, H. J. Diversity of iron oxidizers in wetland soils revealed by novel 16S rRNA primers targeting Gallionella-related bacteria. Isme Journal 3, 715-725, doi:10.1038/ismej.2009.7 (2009).

82            Vissers, E. W., Bodelier, P. L. E., Muyzer, G. & Laanbroek, H. J. A nested PCR approach for improved recovery of archaeal 16S rRNA gene fragments from freshwater samples. Fems Microbiology Letters 298, 193-198, doi:10.1111/j.1574-6968.2009.01718.x (2009).

83            Vanelslander, B. et al. Ecological differentiation between sympatric pseudocryptic species in the estuarine benthic diatom Navicula phyllepta (Bacillariophyceae). Journal of Phycology 45, 1278-1289, doi:10.1111/j.1529-8817.2009.00762.x (2009).

84            van Houten, B. et al. Desulfolvibrio paquesii sp nov., a hydrogenotrophic sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from a synthesis-gas-fed bioreactor treating zinc- and sulfate-rich wastewater. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 59, 229-233, doi:10.1099/ijs.0.65616-0 (2009).

85            Sutton, N. B. et al. Characterization of geochemical constituents and bacterial populations associated with As mobilization in deep and shallow tube wells in Bangladesh. Water Research 43, 1720-1730, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2009.01.006 (2009).

86            Stams, A. J. M., Huisman, J., Encina, P. A. G. & Muyzer, G. Citric acid wastewater as electron donor for biological sulfate reduction. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 83, 957-963, doi:10.1007/s00253-009-1995-7 (2009).

87            Rampen, S. W. et al. Phylogenetic position of Attheya longicornis and Athya septentrionalis (Baccillariophyta). Journal of Phycology 45, 444-453, doi:10.1111/j.1529-8817.2009.00657.x (2009).

88            Johnson, K., Jiang, Y., Kleerebezem, R., Muyzer, G. & van Loosdrecht, M. C. M. Enrichment of a Mixed Bacterial Culture with a High Polyhydroxyalkanoate Storage Capacity. Biomacromolecules 10, 670-676, doi:10.1021/bm8013796 (2009).

89            Janssen, A. J. H. et al. Application of bacteria involved in the biological sulfur cycle for paper mill effluent purification. Science of the Total Environment 407, 1333-1343, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.09.054 (2009).

90            Geelhoed, J. S. et al. Microbial sulfide oxidation in the oxic-anoxic transition zone of freshwater sediment: involvement of lithoautotrophic Magnetospirillum strain J10. Fems Microbiology Ecology 70, 54-65, doi:10.1111/j.1574-6941.2009.00739.x (2009).

91            de Vet, W., Dinkla, I. J. T., Muyzer, G., Rietveld, L. C. & van Loosdrecht, M. C. M. Molecular characterization of microbial populations in groundwater sources and sand filters for drinking water production. Water Research 43, 182-194, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2008.09.038 (2009).

92            van der Star, W. R. L. et al. The membrane bioreactor: A novel tool to grow anammox bacteria as free cells. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 101, 286-294, doi:10.1002/bit.21891 (2008).

93            Toes, A. C. M., Geelhoed, J. S., Kuenen, J. G. & Muyzer, G. Characterization of heavy metal resistance of metal-reducing Shewanella isolates from marine sediments. Geomicrobiology Journal 25, 304-314, doi:10.1080/01490450802258329 (2008).

94            Toes, A. C. M., Finke, N., Kuenen, J. G. & Muyzer, G. Effects of deposition of heavy-metal-polluted harbor mud on microbial diversity and metal resistance in sandy marine sediments. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 55, 372-385, doi:10.1007/s00244-008-9135-4 (2008).

95            Toes, A. C. M., Daleke, M. H., Kuenen, J. G. & Muyzer, G. Expression of copA and cusA in Shewanella during copper stress. Microbiology-Sgm 154, 2709-2718, doi:10.1099/mic.0.2008/016857-0 (2008).

96            Temudo, M. F., Muyzer, G., Kleerebezem, R. & van Loosdrecht, M. C. M. Diversity of microbial communities in open mixed culture fermentations: impact of the pH and carbon source. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 80, 1121-1130, doi:10.1007/s00253-008-1669-x (2008).

97            Sorokin, D. Y., van den Bosch, P. L. F., Abbas, B., Janssen, A. J. H. & Muyzer, G. Microbiological analysis of the population of extremely haloalkaliphilic sulfur-oxidizing bacteria dominating in lab-scale sulfide-removing bioreactors. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 80, 965-975, doi:10.1007/s00253-008-1598-8 (2008).

98            Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P., Muyzer, G. & Kuenen, G. J. Thiohalospira halophila gen. nov., sp nov and Thiohalospira alkaliphila sp nov., novel obligately chemolithoautotrophic, halophilic, sulfur-oxidizing gammaproteobacteria from hypersaline habitats. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 58, 1685-1692, doi:10.1099/ijs.0.65654-0 (2008).

99            Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P., Mussmann, M. & Muyzer, G. Dethiobacter alkaliphilus gen. nov sp nov., and Desulfurivibrio alkaliphilus gen. nov sp nov.: two novel representatives of reductive sulfur cycle from soda lakes. Extremophiles 12, 431-439, doi:10.1007/s00792-008-0148-8 (2008).

100         Sorokin, D. Y. et al. Sulfidogenesis under extremely haloalkaline conditions by Desulfonatronospira thiodismutans gen. nov., sp nov., and Desulfonatronospira delicata sp nov – a novel lineage of Deltaproteobacteria from hypersaline soda lakes. Microbiology-Sgm 154, 1444-1453, doi:10.1099/mic.0.2007/015628-0 (2008).

101         Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P., Galinski, E. A., Muyzer, G. & Kuenen, J. G. Thiohalorhabdus denitrificans gen. nov., sp nov., an extremely halophilic, sulfur-oxidizing, deep-lineage gammaproteobacterium from hypersaline habitats. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 58, 2890-2897, doi:10.1099/ijs.0.2008/000166-0 (2008).

102         Shapovalova, A. A., Khijniak, T. V., Tourova, T. P., Muyzer, G. & Sorokin, D. Y. Heterotrophic denitrification at extremely high salt and pH by haloalkaliphilic Gammaproteobacteria from hypersaline soda lakes. Extremophiles 12, 619-625, doi:10.1007/s00792-008-0166-6 (2008).

103         Sahan, E. & Muyzer, G. Diversity and spatio-temporal distribution of ammonia-oxidizing Archaea and Bacteria in sediments of the Westerschelde estuary. Fems Microbiology Ecology 64, 175-186, doi:10.1111/j.1574-6941.2008.00462.x (2008).

104         Roeselers, G., van Loosdrecht, M. C. M. & Muyzer, G. Phototrophic biofilms and their potential applications. Journal of Applied Phycology 20, 227-235, doi:10.1007/s10811-007-9223-2 (2008).

105         Roeselers, G., Huisjes, E. H., van Loosdrecht, M. C. M. & Muyzer, G. Diversity and expression of cyanobacterial hupS genes in pure cultures and in a nitrogen-limited phototrophic biofilm. Fems Microbiology Ecology 63, 292-300, doi:10.1111/j.1574-6941.2008.00435.x (2008).

106         Muyzer, G. & van der Kraan, G. M. Bacteria from hydrocarbon seep areas growing on short-chain alkanes. Trends in Microbiology 16, 138-141, doi:10.1016/j.tim.2008.01.004 (2008).

107         Muyzer, G. & Stams, A. J. M. The ecology and biotechnology of sulphate-reducing bacteria. Nature Reviews Microbiology 6, 441-454, doi:10.1038/nrmicro1892 (2008).

108         Lopes, S. I. C., Capela, M. I., Dar, S. A., Muyzer, G. & Lens, P. N. L. Sulfate Reduction at pH 4 During the Thermophilic (55 degrees C) Acidification of Sucrose in UASB Reactors. Biotechnology Progress 24, 1278-1289, doi:10.1021/bp.61 (2008).

109         Foti, M. J. et al. Bacterial diversity and activity along a salinity gradient in soda lakes of the Kulunda Steppe (Altai, Russia). Extremophiles 12, 133-145, doi:10.1007/s00792-007-0117-7 (2008).

110         Dar, S. A., Kleerebezem, R., Stams, A. J. M., Kuenen, J. G. & Muyzer, G. Competition and coexistence of sulfate-reducing bacteria, acetogens and methanogens in a lab-scale anaerobic bioreactor as affected by changing substrate to sulfate ratio. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 78, 1045-1055, doi:10.1007/s00253-008-1391-8 (2008).

111         Chmura, A. et al. Utilization of arylaliphatic nitriles by haloalkaliphilic Halomonas nitrilicus sp nov isolated from soda soils. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 81, 371-378, doi:10.1007/s00253-008-1685-x (2008).

112         Banciu, H. L. et al. Influence of salts and pH on growth and activity of a novel facultatively alkaliphilic, extremely salt-tolerant, obligately chemolithoautotrophic sufur-oxidizing Gammaproteobacterium Thioalkalibacter halophilus gen. nov., sp nov from South-Western Siberian soda lakes. Extremophiles 12, 391-404, doi:10.1007/s00792-008-0142-1 (2008).

113         Sorokin, D. Y., van Pelt, S., Tourova, T. P., Takaichi, S. & Muyzer, G. Acetonitrile degradation under haloalkaline conditions by Natronocella acetinitrilica gen. nov., sp nov. Microbiology-Sgm 153, 1157-1164, doi:10.1099/mic.0.2006/004150-0 (2007).

114         Sorokin, D. Y., van Pelt, S., Tourova, T. P. & Muyzer, G. Microbial isobutyronitrile utilization under haloalkaline conditions. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73, 5574-5579, doi:10.1128/aem.00342-07 (2007).

115         Sorokin, D. Y. et al. Methylohalomonas lacus gen. nov., sp nov and Methylonatrum kenyense gen. nov., sp nov., methylotrophic gammaproteobacteria from hypersaline lakes. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 57, 2762-2769, doi:10.1099/ijs.0.64955-0 (2007).

116         Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P., Braker, G. & Muyzer, G. Thiohalomonas denitrificans gen. nov., sp nov and Thiohalomonas nitratireducens sp nov., novel obligately chemolithoautotrophic, moderately halophilic, thiodenitrifying Gammaproteobacteria from hypersaline habitats. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 57, 1582-1589, doi:10.1099/ijs.0.65112-0 (2007).

117         Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P., Bezsoudnova, E. Y., Pol, A. & Muyzer, G. Denitrification in a binary culture and thiocyanate metabolism in Thiohalophilus thiocyanoxidans gen. nov sp nov – a moderately halophilic chemolithoautotrophic sulfur-oxidizing Gammaproteobacterium from hypersaline lakes. Archives of Microbiology 187, 441-450, doi:10.1007/s00203-006-0208-3 (2007).

118         Sorokin, D. Y., Foti, M., Tindall, B. J. & Muyzer, G. Desulfurispirillum alkaliphilum gen. nov sp nov., a novel obligately anaerobic sulfur- and dissimilatory nitrate-reducing bacterium from a full-scale sulfide-removing bioreactor. Extremophiles 11, 363-370, doi:10.1007/s00792-006-0048-8 (2007).

119         Sorokin, D. Y., Foti, M., Pinkart, H. C. & Muyzer, G. Sulfur-oxidizing bacteria in Soap Lake (Washington State), a meromictic, haloalkaline lake with an unprecedented high sulfide content. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73, 451-455, doi:10.1128/aem.02087-06 (2007).

120         Schafer, H., Ferdelman, T. G., Fossing, H. & Muyzer, G. Microbial diversity in deep sediments of the Benguela Upwelling System. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 50, 1-9, doi:10.3354/ame01164 (2007).

121         Sahan, E. et al. Community structure and seasonal dynamics of diatom biofilms and associated grazers in intertidal mudflats. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 47, 253-266, doi:10.3354/ame047253 (2007).

122         Roeselers, G., Van Loosdrecht, M. C. M. & Muyzer, G. Heterotrophic pioneers facilitate phototrophic biofilm development. Microbial Ecology 54, 578-585, doi:10.1007/s00248-007-9238-x (2007).

123         Roeselers, G., Stal, L. J., van Loosdrecht, M. C. M. & Muyzer, G. Development of a PCR for the detection and identification of cyanobacterial nifD genes. Journal of Microbiological Methods 70, 550-556, doi:10.1016/j.mimet.2007.06.011 (2007).

124         Roeselers, G. et al. Diversity of phototrophic bacteria in microbial mats from Arctic hot springs (Greenland). Environmental Microbiology 9, 26-38, doi:10.1111/j.1462-2920.2006.01103.x (2007).

125         Rampen, S. W. et al. On the origin of 24-norcholestanes and their use as age-diagnostic biomarkers. Geology 35, 419-422, doi:10.1130/g23358a.1 (2007).

126         Metfies, K. et al. An optimized protocol for the identification of diatoms, flagellated algae and pathogenic protozoa with phylochips. Molecular Ecology Notes 7, 925-936, doi:10.1111/j.1471-8286.2007.01799.x (2007).

127         Horner-Devine, M. C. et al. A comparison of taxon co-occurrence patterns for macro- and microorganisms. Ecology 88, 1345-1353, doi:10.1890/06-0286 (2007).

128         Foti, M. et al. Diversity, activity, and abundance of sulfate-reducing bacteria in saline and hypersaline soda lakes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73, 2093-2100, doi:10.1128/aem.02622-06 (2007).

129         Dar, S. A., Yao, L., van Dongen, U., Kuenen, J. G. & Muyzer, G. Analysis of diversity and activity of sulfate-reducing bacterial communities in sulfidogenic bioreactors using 16S rRNA and dsrB genes as molecular markers. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73, 594-604, doi:10.1128/aem.01875-06 (2007).

130         Dar, S. A., Stams, A. J. M., Kuenen, J. G. & Muyzer, G. Co-existence of physiologically similar sulfate-reducing bacteria in a full-scale sulfidogenic bioreactor fed with a single organic electron donor. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 75, 1463-1472, doi:10.1007/s00253-007-0968-y (2007).

131         Coolen, M. J. L. et al. Identification of organic matter sources in sulfidic late Holocene Antarctic fjord sediments from fossil rDNA sequence analysis. Paleoceanography 22, doi:10.1029/2006pa001309 (2007).

132         Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P., Lysenko, A. M. & Muyzer, G. Diversity of culturable halophilic sulfur-oxidizing bacteria in hypersaline habitats. Microbiology-Sgm 152, 3013-3023, doi:10.1099/mic.0.29106-0 (2006).

133         Sorokin, D. Y. et al. Thiomicrospira halophila sp nov., a moderately halophilic, obligately chemolithoautotrophic, sulfur-oxidizing bacterium from hypersaline lakes. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 56, 2375-2380, doi:10.1099/ijs.0.64445-0 (2006).

134         Roeselers, G., Zippel, B., Staal, M., van Loosdrecht, M. & Muyzer, G. On the reproducibility of microcosm experiments – different community composition in parallel phototrophic biofilm microcosms. Fems Microbiology Ecology 58, 169-178, doi:10.1111/j.1574-6941.2006.00172.x (2006).

135         Rittmann, B. E. et al. A vista for microbial ecology and environmental biotechnology. Environmental Science & Technology 40, 1096-1103, doi:10.1021/es062631k (2006).

136         Muyzer, G., Robertson, L. A. & Bos, P. Untitled. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek International Journal of General and Molecular Microbiology 90, 305-305, doi:10.1007/s10482-006-9084-8 (2006).

137         Kumaraswamy, R., Sjollema, K., Kuenen, G., van Loosdrecht, M. & Muyzer, G. Nitrate-dependent Fe(II)EDTA (2-) oxidation by Paracoccus ferrooxidans sp nov., isolated from a denitrifying bioreactor. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 29, 276-286, doi:10.1016/j.syapm.2005.08.001 (2006).

138         Kumaraswamy, R., Kuenen, J. G., Kleerebezem, R., van Loosdrecht, M. C. M. & Muyzer, G. Structure of microbial communities performing the simultaneous reduction of Fe(II)EDTA.NO2- and Fe(III)EDTA(-). Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 73, 922-931, doi:10.1007/s00253-006-0542-z (2006).

139         Hernandez-Raquet, G. et al. Molecular diversity studies of bacterial communities of oil polluted microbial mats from the Etang de Berre (France). Fems Microbiology Ecology 58, 550-562, doi:10.1111/j.1574-6941.2006.00187.x (2006).

140         Frigon, D., Muyzer, G., van Loosdrecht, M. & Raskin, L. rRNA and poly-beta-hydroxybutyrate dynamics in bioreactors subjected to feast and famine cycles. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72, 2322-2330, doi:10.1128/aem.72.4.2322-2330.2006 (2006).

141         Foti, M. et al. Genetic diversity and biogeography of haloalkaliphilic sulphur-oxidizing bacteria belonging to the genus Thioalkalivibrio. Fems Microbiology Ecology 56, 95-101, doi:10.1111/j.1574-6941.2006.00068.x (2006).

142         Stadnitskaia, A. et al. Biomarker and 16S rDNA evidence for anaerobic oxidation of methane and related carbonate precipitation in deep-sea mud volcanoes of the Sorokin Trough, Black Sea. Marine Geology 217, 67-96, doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2005.02.023 (2005).

143         Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P. & Muyzer, G. Citreicella thiooxidans gen. nov., sp nov., a novel lithoheterotrophic sulfur-oxidizing bacterium from the Black Sea. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 28, 679-687, doi:10.1016/j.syapam.2005.05.006 (2005).

144         Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P. & Muyzer, G. Oxidation of thiosulfate to tetrathionate by an haloarchaeon isolated from hypersaline habitat. Extremophiles 9, 501-504, doi:10.1007/s00792-005-0465-0 (2005).

145         Muyzer, G., Yildirim, E., van Dongen, U., Kuhl, M. & Thar, R. Identification of “Candidatus Thioturbo danicus,” a microaerophilic bacterium that builds conspicuous veils on sulfidic sediments. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 71, 8929-8933, doi:10.1128/aem.71.12.8929-8933.2005 (2005).

146         Medlin, L. K. et al. THE EU PROJECT MICROPAD: MICROARRAYS FOR THE DETECTION OF PROTOZOA, ALGAE AND DIATOMS. Phycologia 44, 40-41 (2005).

147         Martinez-Alonso, M., Van Bleijswijk, J., Gaju, N. & Muyzer, G. Diversity of anoxygenic phototrophic sulfur bacteria in the microbial mats of the Ebro Delta: a combined morphological and molecular approach. Fems Microbiology Ecology 52, 339-350, doi:10.1016/j.femsec.2004.11.021 (2005).

148         Kumaraswamy, R. et al. Characterization of microbial communities removing nitrogen oxides from flue gas: the BioDeNOx process. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 71, 6345-6352, doi:10.1128/aem.71.10.6345-6352.2005 (2005).

149         Jonkers, H. M., Koh, I. O., Behrend, P., Muyzer, G. & de Beer, D. Aerobic organic carbon mineralization by sulfate-reducing bacteria in the oxygen-saturated photic zone of a hypersaline microbial mat. Microbial Ecology 49, 291-300, doi:10.1007/s00248-004-0260-y (2005).

150         Dar, S. A., Kuenen, J. G. & Muyzer, G. Nested PCR-denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis approach to determine the diversity of sulfate-reducing bacteria in complex microbial communities. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 71, 2325-2330, doi:10.1128/aem.71.5.2325-2330.2005 (2005).

151         Banciu, H. et al. Fatty acid, compatible solute and pigment composition of obligately chemolithoautotrophic alkaliphilic sulfur-oxidizing bacteria from soda lakes. Fems Microbiology Letters 243, 181-187, doi:10.1016/j.femsle.2004.12.004 (2005).

152         van Bleijswijk, J. & Muyzer, G. Genetic diversity of oxygenic phototrophs in microbial mats exposed to different levels of oil pollution. Ophelia 58, 157-164, doi:10.1080/00785236.2004.10410223 (2004).

153         Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P., Antipov, A. N., Muyzer, G. & Kuenen, J. G. Anaerobic growth of the haloalkaliphilic denitrifying sulfur-oxidizing bacterium Thialkalivibrio thiocyanodenitnficans sp nov with thiocyanate. Microbiology-Sgm 150, 2435-2442, doi:10.1099/mic.0.27015-0 (2004).

154         McGowan, L., Herbert, R. & Muyzer, G. A comparative study of hydrocarbon degradation by Marinobacter sp., Rhodococcus sp and Corynebacterium sp isolated from different mat systems. Ophelia 58, 271-281, doi:10.1080/00785236.2004.10410235 (2004).

155         Martinez-Alonso, M. et al. Diversity shifts and crude oil transformation in polluted microbial mat microcosms. Ophelia 58, 205-216, doi:10.1080/00785236.2004.10410228 (2004).

156         Fourans, A. et al. Characterization of functional bacterial groups in a hypersaline microbial mat community (Salins-de-Giraud, Camargue, France). Fems Microbiology Ecology 51, 55-70, doi:10.1016/j.femsec.2004.07.012 (2004).

157         Damste, J. S. S. et al. The rise of the rhizosolenid diatoms. Science 304, 584-587, doi:10.1126/science.1096806 (2004).

158         Coolen, M. J. L. et al. Combined DNA and lipid analyses of sediments reveal changes in Holocene haptophyte and diatom populations in an Antarctic lake. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 223, 225-239, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2004.04.014 (2004).

159         Banciu, H. et al. Growth kinetics of haloalkaliphilic, sulfur-oxidizing bacterium Thioalkalivibrio versutus strain ALJ 15 in continuous culture. Extremophiles 8, 185-192, doi:10.1007/s00792-004-0376-5 (2004).

160         Banciu, H. et al. Thialkalivibrio halophilus sp nov., a novel obligately chemolithoautotrophic, facultatively alkaliphilic, and extremely salt-tolerant, sulfur-oxidizing bacterium from a hypersaline alkaline lake. Extremophiles 8, 325-334, doi:10.1007/s00792-004-0391-6 (2004).

161         Zwart, G. et al. Divergent members of the bacterial division Verrucomicrobiales in a temperate freshwater lake. Fems Microbiology Ecology 25, 159-169, doi:10.1016/s0168-6496(97)00092-5 (1998).

162         Wirsen, C. O. et al. Comparison of a new Thiomicrospira strain from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge with known hydrothermal vent isolates. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 64, 4057-4059 (1998).

163         Wichels, A. et al. Bacteriophage diversity in the North Sea. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 64, 4128-4133 (1998).

164         Sorokin, D. Y., Muyzer, G., Brinkhoff, T., Kuenen, J. G. & Jetten, M. S. M. Isolation and characterization of a novel facultatively alkaliphilic Nitrobacter species, N-alkalicus sp. nov. Archives of Microbiology 170, 345-352, doi:10.1007/s002030050652 (1998).

165         Santegoeds, C. M., Muyzer, G. & de Beer, D. Biofilm dynamics studied with microsensors and molecular techniques. Water Science and Technology 37, 125-129, doi:10.1016/s0273-1223(98)00094-8 (1998).

166         Santegoeds, C. M., Ferdelman, T. G., Muyzer, G. & de Beer, D. Structural and functional dynamics of sulfate-reducing populations in bacterial biofilms. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 64, 3731-3739 (1998).

167         Muyzer, G. & Smalla, K. Application of denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE) and temperature gradient gel electrophoresis (TGGE) in microbial ecology. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek International Journal of General and Molecular Microbiology 73, 127-141, doi:10.1023/a:1000669317571 (1998).

168         Garcia-Pichel, F., Nubel, U. & Muyzer, G. The phylogeny of unicellular, extremely halotolerant cyanobacteria. Archives of Microbiology 169, 469-482, doi:10.1007/s002030050599 (1998).

169         Wawer, C., Jetten, M. S. M. & Muyzer, G. Genetic diversity and expression of the NiFe hydrogenase large-subunit gene of Desulfovibrio spp. in environmental samples. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 63, 4360-4369 (1997).

170         Vallaeys, T. et al. Evaluation of denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis in the detection of 16S rDNA sequence variation in rhizobia and methanotrophs. Fems Microbiology Ecology 24, 279-285, doi:10.1111/j.1574-6941.1997.tb00445.x (1997).

171         Nubel, U., GarciaPichel, F. & Muyzer, G. PCR primers to amplify 16S rRNA genes from cyanobacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 63, 3327-3332 (1997).

172         Jetten, M. S. M. et al. Novel principles in the microbial conversion of nitrogen compounds. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek International Journal of General and Molecular Microbiology 71, 75-93, doi:10.1023/a:1000150219937 (1997).

173         Brinkhoff, T. & Muyzer, G. Increased species diversity and extended habitat range of sulfur-oxidizing Thiomicrospira spp. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 63, 3789-3796 (1997).

174         Teske, A., Wawer, C., Muyzer, G. & Ramsing, N. B. Distribution of sulfate-reducing bacteria in a stratified fjord (Mariager fjord, Denmark) as evaluated by most-probable-number counts and denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis of PCR-amplified ribosomal DNA fragments. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 62, 1405-1415 (1996).

175         Teske, A., Sigalevich, P., Cohen, Y. & Muyzer, G. Molecular identification of bacteria from a coculture by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis of 16S ribosomal DNA fragments as a tool for isolation in pure cultures. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 62, 4210-4215 (1996).

176         Rolleke, S., Muyzer, G., Wawer, C., Wanner, G. & Lubitz, W. Identification of bacteria in a biodegraded wall painting by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis of PCR-amplified gene fragments coding for 16S rRNA. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 62, 2059-2065 (1996).

177         Marin, F., Smith, M., Isa, Y., Muyzer, G. & Westbroek, P. Skeletal matrices, muci, and the origin of invertebrate calcification. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 93, 1554-1559, doi:10.1073/pnas.93.4.1554 (1996).

178         GarciaPichel, F., PrufertBebout, L. & Muyzer, G. Phenotypic and phylogenetic analyses show Microcoleus chthonoplastes to be a cosmopolitan cyanobacterium. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 62, 3284-3291 (1996).

179         Ferris, M. J., Muyzer, G. & Ward, D. M. Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis profiles of 16S rRNA-defined populations inhabiting a hot spring microbial mat community. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 62, 340-346 (1996).

180         Wawer, C., Ruggeberg, H., Meyer, G. & Muyzer, G. A simple and rapid electrophoresis method to detect sequence variation in PCR-amplified DNA fragments. Nucleic Acids Research 23, 4928-4929, doi:10.1093/nar/23.23.4928 (1995).

181         Wawer, C. & Muyzer, G. Genetic diversity of Desulfovibrio spp. In environmental samples analyzed by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis of NiFe hydrogenase gene fragments. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 61, 2203-2210 (1995).

182         Muyzer, G., Teske, A., Wirsen, C. O. & Jannasch, H. W. Phylogenetic relationships of Thiomicrospira species and their identification in deep-sea hydrothermal vent samples by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis of 16S rDNA fragments. Archives of Microbiology 164, 165-172, doi:10.1007/bf02529967 (1995).

183         Muyzer, G. & Ramsing, N. B. Molecular methods to study the organization of microbial communities. Water Science and Technology 32, 1-9, doi:10.1016/0273-1223(96)00001-7 (1995).

184         deBeer, D. & Muyzer, G. Multispecies biofilms: Report from the discussion session. Water Science and Technology 32, 269-270, doi:10.1016/0273-1223(96)00037-6 (1995).

185         Marin, F., Muyzer, G. & Dauphin, Y. ELECTROPHORETIC AND IMMUNOLOGICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF SHELL SOLUBLE MATRICES FROM 2 LIVING PTERIOMORPHID BIVALVES, PINNA-NOBILIS L AND PINCTADA-MARGARITIFERA (L). Comptes Rendus De L Academie Des Sciences Serie Ii 318, 1653-1659 (1994).

186         Endo, K. et al. REINTERPRETATION OF TEREBRATULIDE PHYLOGENY BASED ON IMMUNOLOGICAL DATA. Palaeontology 37, 349-373 (1994).

187         Muyzer, G., Dewaal, E. C. & Uitterlinden, A. G. PROFILING OF COMPLEX MICROBIAL-POPULATIONS BY DENATURING GRADIENT GEL-ELECTROPHORESIS ANALYSIS OF POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION-AMPLIFIED GENES-CODING FOR 16S RIBOSOMAL-RNA. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 59, 695-700 (1993).

188         Curry, G. B. et al. MOLECULES AND MORPHOLOGY – THE PRACTICAL APPROACH. Lethaia 26, 5-6, doi:10.1111/j.1502-3931.1993.tb01503.x (1993).

189         Corstjens, P. & Muyzer, G. PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF THE METAL-OXIDIZING BACTERIA LEPTOTHRIX-DISCOPHORA AND SPHAEROTILUS-NATANS USING 16S-RDNA SEQUENCING DATA. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 16, 219-223 (1993).

190         Westbroek, P. & Muyzer, G. MODELING THE BIOSPHERE. Terra Nova 4, 539-541, doi:10.1111/j.1365-3121.1992.tb00595.x (1992).

191         Muyzer, G. et al. PRESERVATION OF THE BONE PROTEIN OSTEOCALCIN IN DINOSAURS. Geology 20, 871-874, doi:10.1130/0091-7613(1992)020<0871:potbpo>2.3.co;2 (1992).

192         Collins, M. J., Westbroek, P., Muyzer, G. & Deleeuw, J. W. EXPERIMENTAL-EVIDENCE FOR CONDENSATION-REACTIONS BETWEEN SUGARS AND PROTEINS IN CARBONATE SKELETONS. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta 56, 1539-1544, doi:10.1016/0016-7037(92)90223-6 (1992).

193         Vanbleijswijk, J. et al. DISTRIBUTION OF 2 TYPES OF EMILIANIA-HUXLEYI (PRYMNESIOPHYCEAE) IN THE NORTHEAST ATLANTIC REGION AS DETERMINED BY IMMUNOFLUORESCENCE AND COCCOLITH MORPHOLOGY. Journal of Phycology 27, 566-570 (1991).

194         Curry, G. B. et al. IMMUNOLOGICAL RESPONSES FROM BRACHIOPOD SKELETAL MACROMOLECULES – A NEW TECHNIQUE FOR ASSESSING TAXONOMIC RELATIONSHIPS USING SHELLS. Lethaia 24, 399-407, doi:10.1111/j.1502-3931.1991.tb01493.x (1991).

195         Collins, M. J. et al. PRESERVATION OF FOSSIL BIOPOLYMERIC STRUCTURES – CONCLUSIVE IMMUNOLOGICAL EVIDENCE. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta 55, 2253-2257, doi:10.1016/0016-7037(91)90101-a (1991).

196         Collins, M. J., Muyzer, G., Curry, G. B., Sandberg, P. & Westbroek, P. MACROMOLECULES IN BRACHIOPOD SHELLS – CHARACTERIZATION AND DIAGENESIS. Lethaia 24, 387-397, doi:10.1111/j.1502-3931.1991.tb01491.x (1991).

197         Collins, M. et al. IMMUNOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS OF RELATIONSHIPS WITHIN THE TEREBRATULID BRACHIOPODS. Palaeontology 34, 785-796 (1991).

198         Muyzer, G. & Westbroek, P. AN IMMUNOHISTOCHEMICAL TECHNIQUE FOR THE LOCALIZATION OF PRESERVED BIOPOLYMERIC REMAINS IN FOSSILS. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta 53, 1699-1702, doi:10.1016/0016-7037(89)90255-x (1989).

199         Muyzer, G. et al. A COMBINED IMMUNOFLUORESCENCE-DNA-FLUORESCENCE STAINING TECHNIQUE FOR ENUMERATION OF THIOBACILLUS-FERROOXIDANS IN A POPULATION OF ACIDOPHILIC BACTERIA. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 53, 660-664 (1987).

200         Muyzer, G., Dekoster, S., Vanzijl, Y., Boon, J. J. & Westbroek, P. IMMUNOLOGICAL STUDIES ON MICROBIAL MATS FROM SOLAR LAKE (SINAI) – A CONTRIBUTION TO THE ORGANIC GEOCHEMISTRY OF SEDIMENTS. Organic Geochemistry 10, 697-704, doi:10.1016/s0146-6380(86)80005-5 (1986).