Publikationen 2018

Publikationen 2018

MARUM MPG Bridge Group Marine Glycobiology

Robb, C. S., Reisky, L., Bornscheuer, U., & Hehemann, J.-H.: Specificity and mechanism of carbohydrate demethylation by cytochrome P450 monooxygenases. Biochemical Journal, (2), BCJ20180762. (2018)
Mystkowska, A. A., Robb, C., Vidal-Melgosa, S., Vanni, C., Fernandez-Guerra, A., Höhne, M., & Hehemann, J.-H.: Molecular recognition of the beta-glucans laminarin and pustulan by a SusD-like glycan binding protein of a marine Bacteroidetes. The FEBS Journal. (2018)
Chen, J., Robb, C. S., Unfried, F., Kappelmann, L., Markert, S., Song, T., … Teeling, H.: Alpha- and beta-mannan utilization by marine Bacteroidetes. Environmental Microbiology. (2018)
Koch, H., Dürwald, A., Schweder, T., Noriega-Ortega, B., Vidal-Melgosa, S., Hehemann, J.-H., … Wietz, M.: Biphasic cellular adaptations and ecological implications of Alteromonas macleodii degrading a mixture of algal polysaccharides. The ISME Journal. (2018)
Kappelmann, L., Krüger, K., Hehemann, J.-H., Harder, J., Markert, S., Unfried, F., … Teeling, H.: Polysaccharide utilization loci of North Sea Flavobacteriia as basis for using SusC/D-protein expression for predicting major phytoplankton glycans. The ISME Journal. (2018)
Unfried, F., Becker, S., Robb, C. S., Hehemann, J.-H., Markert, S., Heiden, S. E., … Schweder, T.: Adaptive mechanisms that provide competitive advantages to marine bacteroidetes during microalgal blooms. The ISME Journal. (2018)
Reisky, L., Stanetty, C., Mihovilovic, M. D., Schweder, T., Hehemann, J., & Bornscheuer, U. T.: Biochemical characterization of an ulvan lyase from the marine flavobacterium Formosa agariphila KMM 3901T. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. (2018).
Becker, S., & Hehemann, J.-H.: Laminarin Quantification in Microalgae with Enzymes from Marine Microbes. BIO-PROTOCOL, 8(8), 1–14. (2018)
Reisky, L., Büchsenschütz, H. C., Engel, J., Song, T., Schweder, T., Hehe-mann, J.-H.*, & Bornscheuer, U. T.: Oxidative demethylation of algal carbohydrates by cytochrome P450 monooxygenases. Nature Chemical Biology. (2018)

Department of Microbiology

Alfiansah Y.R., Hassenrück C., Kunzmann A., Taslihan A., Harder J., Gärdes A.: Bacterial abundance and community composition in pond water from shrimp aquaculture systems with different stocking densities. Front Microbiol. 9:2457. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02457. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID:30405548; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6200860. (2018)
Chen J., Robb C.S., Unfried F., Kappelmann L., Markert S., Song T., Harder J., Avcı B., Becher D., Xie P., Amann R.I., Hehemann J.H., Schweder T., Teeling H.: Alpha- and beta-mannan utilization by marine Bacteroidetes. Environ Microbiol. 20:4127-4140. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.14414. Epub 2018 Oct 16. PubMed PMID: 30246424. (2018)
Faria M., Bordin N., Kizina J., Harder J., Devos D., Lage O.M.: Planctomycetes attached to algal surfaces: Insight into their genomes. Genomics. 110:231-238. doi: 10.1016/j.ygeno.2017.10.007. Epub 2017 Oct 23. PubMed PMID: 29074368. (2018)
Kappelmann L., Krüger K., Hehemann J.H., Harder J., Markert S., Unfried F., Becher D., Shapiro N., Schweder T., Amann R.I., Teeling H.: Polysaccharide utilization loci of North Sea Flavobacteriia as basis for using SusC/D-protein expression for predicting major phytoplankton glycans. ISME J, in press doi: 10.1038/s41396-018-0242-6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30111868. (2018)
Neogi S.B., Lara R., Alam M., Harder J., Yamasaki S., Colwell R.R.: Environmental and hydroclimatic factors influencing Vibrio populations in the estuarine zone of the Bengal delta. Environ Monit Assess. 190:565. doi: 10.1007/s10661-018-6925-7. PubMed PMID: 30178153. (2018)
Puentes-Cala E., Harder J.: An RND transporter in the monoterpene metabolism of Castellaniella defragrans. Biodegradation. In press doi: 10.1007/s10532-018-9857-6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30334144. (2018)
Puentes-Cala E., Liebeke M., Markert S., Harder J.: Anaerobic degradation of bicyclic monoterpenes in Castellaniella defragrans. Metabolites. 8,12. doi: 10.3390/metabo8010012. PubMed PMID: 29414896; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5876002. (2018)
Puentes-Cala E., Liebeke M., Markert S., Harder J.: Limonene dehydrogenase hydroxylates the allylic methyl group of cyclic monoterpenes in the anaerobic terpene degradation by Castellaniella defragrans. J Biol Chem. 293:9520-9529. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA117.001557. Epub 2018 May 1. PubMed PMID: 29716998; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6005450. (2018)
Unfried F., Becker S., Robb C.S., Hehemann J.H., Markert S., Heiden S.E., Hinzke T., Becher D., Reintjes G., Krüger K., Avcı B., Kappelmann L., Hahnke R.L., Fischer T., Harder J., Teeling H., Fuchs B., Barbeyron T., Amann R.I., Schweder T.: Adaptive mechanisms that provide competitive advantages to marine bacteroidetes during microalgal blooms. ISME J. 12:2894-2906. doi: 10.1038/s41396-018-0243-5. Epub 2018 Jul 30. PubMed PMID: 30061707; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6246565. (2018)

Microsensor Group

Dirk deBeer, Brocke, H. J., B. Piltz, et al.: "Nitrogen fixation and diversity of benthic cyanobacterial mats on coral reefs in Curacao." Coral Reefs. (2018)
de Beer, D., T. Ferdelman, et al.: Growth patterns of giant deep sea Beggiatoaceae from a Guaymas Basin vent site. Microbiology and Biogeochemistry of Hydrocarbon Seeps. A. Teske. Berlin, Springer Verlag. (2018)
De Beer, D., V. Meyer, et al.: Photosynthesis under very high oxygen concentrations in dense microbial mats and biofilms. BIORXIV: 335299. (2018)
Eichner, M., S. Thoms, et al.: N2 fixation in free-floating filaments of Trichodesmium is higher than in transiently suboxic colony microenvironments. New Phytologist. (2018)
Haas, S., D. de Beer, et al.: Low-light Anoxygenic Photosynthesis and Fe-S-Biogeochemistry in a Microbial Mat. Front. Microbiol.: 343930. (2018)
Hamilton, T. L., J. M. Klatt, et al.: Cyanobacterial photosynthesis under sulfidic conditions - Insights from the isolate Leptolyngbya sp. strain hensonii. ISME J 12: 568–584. (2018)
Hofmann, L. C., K. Schoenrock, et al.: Arctic Coralline Algae Elevate Surface pH and Carbonate in the Dark. Frontiers in Plant Science 9(1416). (2018)
Li, T., C. Sharp, et al.: Role of Extracellular Carbonic Anhydrase in Dissolved Inorganic Carbon Uptake in Alkaliphilic Phototrophic biofilm. Front. Microbiology accepted: 412382. (2018)
Molari, M., K. Guilini, et al.: CO2 leakage alters biogeochemical and ecological functions of submarine sands. Science Advances 4(2). (2018)

Microbial Genomics and Bioinformatics Group

Navarro-Muñoz J et al.: A computational framework for systematic exploration of biosynthetic diversity from large-scale genomic data. bioRxiv:445270 (2018)
Mystkowska A.A., Robb C., Vidal-Melgosa S., Vanni C., Fernandez-Guerra A., Höhne M., Hehemann J.-H.: Molecular recognition of the beta-glucans laminarin and pustulan by a SusD-like glycan-binding protein of a marine Bacteroidetes. The FEBS Journal 285:4465-4481 (2018)
Martínez-Martínez M et al.: Determinants and Prediction of Esterase Substrate Promiscuity Patterns. ACS Chemical Biology 13:225-234 (2018)
Glöckner F.O., Peplies J.: SILVA–Referenzdatensätze für den Nachweis von Mikroorganismen. BIOspektrum 24:750-751 (2018)
Garin-Fernandez A., Pereira-Flores E., Glöckner F.O., Wichels A.: The North Sea goes viral: Occurrence and distribution of North Sea bacteriophages. Marine Genomics (2018)
Ferrer M. et al.: Decoding the Ocean's Microbiological Secrets for Marine Enzyme Biodiscovery. FEMS Microbiol. Lett.:fny285-fny285 (2018)
Bergauer K., Fernandez-Guerra A., Garcia J.A.L., Sprenger R.R., Stepanauskas R., Pachiadaki M.G., Jensen O.N., Herndl G.J.: Organic matter processing by microbial communities throughout the Atlantic water column as revealed by metaproteomics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115:E400-E408 (2018)
Banos S., Lentendu G., Kopf A., Wubet T., Glöckner F.O., Reich M.: A comprehensive fungi-specific 18S rRNA gene sequence primer toolkit suited for diverse research issues and sequencing platforms. BMC Microbiology 18:190 (2018)

Molecular Ecology Group

Callbeck, Cameron M., Gaute Lavik, Timothy G. Ferdelman, Bernhard Fuchs, Harald R. Gruber-Vodicka, Philipp F. Hach, Sten Littmann, et al.: Oxygen Minimum Zone Cryptic Sulfur Cycling Sustained by Offshore Transport of Key Sulfur Oxidizing Bacteria. Nature Communications 9 (1): 1729. (2018)
Kamennaya, Nina A., Gabrielle Kennaway, Bernhard M. Fuchs, and Mikhail V. Zubkov: “Pomacytosis”—Semi-Extracellular Phagocytosis of Cyanobacteria by the Smallest Marine Algae. PLOS Biology 16 (1): e2003502. (2018)
Martínez-Pérez, Clara, Wiebke Mohr, Anne Schwedt, Julia Dürschlag, Cameron M. Callbeck, Harald Schunck, Julien Dekaezemacker, et al.: Metabolic Versatility of a Novel N2-Fixing Alphaproteobacterium Isolated from a Marine Oxygen Minimum Zone. Environmental Microbiology 20 (2): 755–68. (2018)
Restrepo-Ortiz, C. X., S. N. Merbt, J. Barrero-Canossa, B. M. Fuchs, and E. O. Casamayor.: Development of a 16S RRNA-Targeted Fluorescence in Situ Hybridization Probe for Quantification of the Ammonia-Oxidizer Nitrosotalea Devanaterra and Its Relatives. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 41 (4): 408–13. (2018)
Unfried, Frank, Stefan Becker, Craig S. Robb, Jan-Hendrik Hehemann, Stephanie Markert, Stefan E. Heiden, Tjorven Hinzke, et al.: Adaptive Mechanisms That Provide Competitive Advantages to Marine Bacteroidetes during Microalgal Blooms. The ISME Journal 12 (12): 2894. (2018)

Marine Isotope Geochemistry Group

Basak, C., Fröllje, H., Lamy, F., Gersonde, R., Benz, V., Anderson, R.F., Molina-Kescher, M., Pahnke, K.: Break-up of last glacial deep stratification in the South Pacific. Science 359, 900-904. doi: 10.1126/science.aao2473 (2018)
Behrens, M.K., Pahnke, K., Paffrath, R., Schnetger, B., Brumsack, H.J.: Rare earth element distributions in the West Pacific: Trace element sources and conservative vs. non-conservative behavior. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 486, 166-177. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2018.01.016. (2018)
Behrens, M.K., Pahnke, K., Schnetger, B., Brumsack, H.-J.: Sources and processes affecting the distribution of dissolved Nd isotopes and concentrations in the West Pacific. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 222, 508-534. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2017.11.008. (2018)
Böning, P., Schnetger, B., Beck, M., Brumsack, H.-J.: Thallium dynamics in the southern North Sea. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 227, 143-155. doi: (2018)
de Baar, H.J.W., Bruland, K.W., Schijf, J., van Heuven, S.M.A.C., Behrens, M.K.: Low cerium among the dissolved rare earth elements in the central North Pacific Ocean. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 236, 5-40. doi: (2018)
Doering, K., Ehlert, C., Martinez, P., Frank, M., Schneider, R.: Latitudinal variations of δ30Si and δ15N signatures along the Peruvian shelf: quantifying the effects of nutrient utilization versus denitrification over the past 600 years. Biogeosciences Discuss. 2018, 1-23. doi: 10.5194/bg-2018-118. (2018)
Laukert, G., Makhotin, M., Petrova, M.V., Frank, M., Hathorne, E.C., Bauch, D., Böning, P., Kassens, H.: Water mass transformation in the Barents Sea inferred from radiogenic neodymium isotopes, rare earth elements and stable oxygen isotopes. Chemical Geology. doi: (2018)
Li, Y., Clift, P.D., Böning, P., Blusztajn, J., Murray, R.W., Ireland, T., Pahnke, K., Helm, N.C., Giosan, L.: Continuous Holocene input of river sediment to the Indus Submarine Canyon. Marine Geology 406, 159-176. doi: (2018)
Molina-Kescher, M., Hathorne, E.C., Osborne, A.H., Behrens, M.K., Kölling, M., Pahnke, K., Frank, M.: The Influence of Basaltic Islands on the Oceanic REE Distribution: A Case Study From the Tropical South Pacific. Front. Mar. Sci. 5. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00050. (2018)
Pedreira, R.M.A., Pahnke, K., Böning, P., Hatje, V.: Tracking hospital effluent-derived gadolinium in Atlantic coastal waters off Brazil. Water Research 145, 62-72. doi: doi:10.1016/j.watres.2018.08.005. (2018)
Stichel, T., Pahnke, K., Duggan, B., Goldstein, S.L., Hartman, A.E., Paffrath, R., Scher, H.: TAG plume: revisiting the hydrothermal neodymium contribution to seawater. Front. Mar. Sci. 5. doi: doi:10.3389/fmars.2018.00096. (2018)
Sutton, J.N., André, L., Cardinal, D., Conley, D.J., de Souza, G.F., Dean, J., Dodd, J., Ehlert, C., Ellwood, M.J., Frings, P.J., Grasse, P., Hendry, K., Leng, M.J., Michalopoulos, P., Panizzo, V.N., Swann, G.E.A.: A Review of the Stable Isotope Bio-geochemistry of the Global Silicon Cycle and Its Associated Trace Elements. Frontiers in Earth Science 5. doi: 10.3389/feart.2017.00112 (2018)

Department of Symbiosis

Laumer C.E., Gruber-Vodicka H.R., Hadfield M.G., Pearse V.B., Riesgo A., Marioni J.C., Giribet G.: Support for a clade of Placozoa and Cnidaria in genes with minimal compositional bias. eLife 7:e36278. doi:10.7554/eLife.36278 (2018)
Ruff S.E., Felden J., Gruber-Vodicka H.R., Marcon Y., Knittel K., Ramette A., Boetius A.: In situ development of a methanotrophic microbiome in deep-sea sediments. The ISME Journal 1. doi:10.1038/s41396-018-0263-1 (2018)
Bang C., Dagan T., Deines P., Dubilier N., Duschl W.J., Fraune S., Hentschel U., Hirt H., Hülter N., Lachnit T., Picazo D., Pita L., Pogoreutz C., Rädecker N., Saad M.M., Schmitz R.A., Schulenburg H., Voolstra C.R., Weiland-Bräuer N., Ziegler M., Bosch T.C.G.: Metaor-ganisms in extreme environments: Do microbes play a role in organismal adaptation? Zoology 127:1–19. doi:10.1016/j.zool.2018.02.004 (2018)
Bergin C., Wentrup C., Brewig N., Blazejak A., Erséus C., Giere O., Schmid M., De Wit P., Dubilier N.: Acquisition of a novel sulfur-oxidizing symbiont in the gutless marine worm Inanidrilus exumae. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 84:e02267-17. doi:10.1128/AEM.02267-17 (2018)
Callbeck C.M., Lavik G., Ferdelman T.G., Fuchs B., Gruber-Vodicka H.R., Hach P.F., Littmann S., Schoffelen N.J., Kalvelage T., Thomsen S., Schunck H., Löscher C.R., Schmitz R.A., Kuypers M.M.M.: Oxygen minimum zone cryptic sulfur cycling sustained by offshore transport of key sulfur oxidizing bacteria. Nature Communications 9:1729. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-04041-x (2018)
Jäckle O.: Mouthless in marine sediments - symbiosis makes it possible. In: Hempel G, Hempel I, Hornidge A-K, editors. Scientific Partnership for a Better Future. Bremen, Germany: Edi-tion Falkenberg. pp. 25–28. (2018)
Krukenberg V., Riedel D., Gruber‐Vodicka H.R., Buttigieg P.L., Teget-meyer H.E., Boetius A., Wegener G.: Gene expression and ultrastructure of meso- and thermo-philic methanotrophic consortia. Environmental Microbiology 20:1651–1666. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.14077 (2018)
Pjevac P., Meier D.V., Markert S., Hentschker C., Schweder T., Becher D., Gruber-Vodicka H.R., Richter M., Bach W., Amann R., Meyerdierks A.: Metaproteogenomic profiling of microbial communities colonizing actively venting hydrothermal chimneys. Frontiers in Microbiology 9:280. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2018.00680 (2018)
Puentes-Cala E., Liebeke M., Markert S., Harder J.: Anaerobic de-gradation of bicyclic monoterpenes in Castellaniella defragrans. Metabolites 8:E12. doi:10.3390/metabo8010012 (2018)
Puentes-Cala E., Liebeke M., Markert S., Harder J.: Limonene dehydrogenase hy-droxylates the allylic methyl group of cyclic monoterpenes in the anaerobic terpene degradation by Castellaniella defragrans. Journal of Biological Chemistry jbc.RA117.001557. doi:10.1074/jbc.RA117.001557 (2018)
Assié, A., Leisch, N., Meier, D.V., Gruber-Vodicka, H., Tegetmeyer, H.E., Meyerdirks, A., Kleiner, M., Hinzke, T., Joye, S., Saxton, M., Dubilier, N., Petersen, J.M.: Horizontal acquisition of a patchwork Calvin cycle by symbiotic and free-living Campylobacterota (formerly Epsilonproteobacteria). bioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/437616 (2018)
Krylova, E.M., Sahling, H., Borowski, C.: Resolving the status of the families Vesicomyidae and Kelliellidae (Bivalvia: Venerida), with notes on their ecology. Journal of Molluscan Studies. doi:10.1093/mollus/eyx050 (2018)
Seah, B. K. B.: The bacterial ectosymbionts of the ciliate Kentrophoros. Dissertation, University of Bremen. PhD thesis. (2017)
Jäckle, O.: Evolution and physiology of the Paracatenula symbiosis. Dissertation, University of Bremen. PhD thesis. (2018)

MPG-ICBM Bridge Group Marine Geochemistry

Bao H., Niggemann J., Luo L., Dittmar T., and Kao S.J.: Molecular composition and origin of water-soluble organic matter in marine aerosols in the Pacific off China. Atmospheric Environment 191: 27-35. (2018)
Benavides M., Shoemaker K.M., Moisander P.H., Niggemann J., Dittmar T., Duhamel S., Grosso O., Pujo-Pay M., Hélias-Nunige S., and Bonnet S.: Aphotic N2 fixation along an oligotrophic to ultraoligotrophic transect in the Western Tropical South Pacific Ocean. Biogeosciences 15: 3107-3119. (2018)
Boxhammer T., Taucher J., Bach L.T., Achterberg E.P., Algueró-Muñiz M., Bellworthy J., Czerny J., Esposito M., Haunost M., Hellemann D., Ludwig A., Yong J.C., Zark M., Riebesell U., and Anderson L.G.: Enhanced transfer of organic matter to higher trophic levels caused by ocean acidification and its implications for export production: A mass balance approach. PLOS ONE 13: e0197502. (2018)
Emilson E.J.S., Carson M.A., Yakimovich K.M., Osterholz H., Dittmar T., Gunn J.M., Mykytczuk N.C.S, Basiliko N., and Tanentzap A.J.: Climate-driven shifts in sediment chemistry enhance methane production in northern lakes. Nature Communications 9: 1801. (2018)
Li C., Chen P., Kang S., Yan F., Tripathee L., Wu G., Qu B., Sillanpää M., Yang D., Dittmar T., Stubbins A., and Raymond P.A.: Fossil fuel combustion emission from south Asia influences precipitation dissolved organic carbon reaching the remote Tibetan Plateau: isotopic and molecular evidence. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 123: 6248-6258. (2018)
Niggemann J., Lomstein B.A., and Schubert C.J.: Diagenesis of amino compounds in water column and sediment of Lake Baikal. Organic Geochemistry 115: 67-77. (2018)
Osterholz H., Kirchman D.L., Niggemann J., and Dittmar T.: Diversity of bacterial communities and dissolved organic matter in a temperate estuary. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 94: fiy119. (2018)
Ram A.P., Mari X., Brune J., Torréton J.-P., Chu V., Raimbault P., Niggemann J., and Sime-Ngando T.: Bacterial-viral interactions in the sea surface microlayer of a black carbon-dominated tropical coastal ecosystem (Halong Bay, Vietnam). Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene 6: 13. (2018)
Reese B.K., Zinke L.A., Sobol M.S., Larowe D.E., Orcutt B.N., Zhang X., Jaekel U., Wang F., Dittmar T., Defforey D., Tully B., Paytan A., Sylvan J.B., Amend J.P., Edwards K.J., and Girguis P.: Nitrogen cycling of active bacteria within oligotrophic sediment of the Mid-Atlantic ridge flank. Geomicrobiology Journal 35: 468-483. (2018)
Seibert S.L., Holt T., Reckhardt A., Ahrens J., Beck M., Pollmann T., Giani L., Waska H., Böttcher M.E., Greskowiak J., and Massmann G.: Hydrochemical evolution of a freshwater lens below a barrier island (Spiekeroog, Germany): The role of carbonate mineral reactions, cation exchange and redox processes. Applied Geochemistry 92: 196-208. (2018)
Simon C., Roth V.N., Dittmar T., and Gleixner G.: Molecular signals of heterogeneous terrestrial environments identified in dissolved organic matter: a comparative analysis of orbitrap and ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometers. Frontiers in Earth Science 6: 138. (2018)
Tilot V., Ormond R., Moreno Navas J., and Catalá T.S.: The benthic megafaunal assemblages of the CCZ (Eastern Pacific) and an approach to their management in the face of threatened anthropogenic impacts. Frontiers in Marine Science 5: 7. (2018)
Zark M., and Dittmar T.: Universal molecular structures in natural dissolved organic matter. Nature Communications 9: 3178. (2018)

HGF MPG Joint Research Group for Deep-Sea Ecology and Technology

Attard K.M., Søgaard D., Piontek J., Lange B., Katlein C., Sørensen H.L., McGinnis D.F., Rovelli L., Rysgaard S., Wenzhöfer F., Glud R.N.: Oxygen fluxes beneath Arctic sea ice: the influence from biological and physical processes. Polar Biology. 41, 10: 2119–2134.doi:10.1007/s00300-018-2350-1 (2018)
Braeckman U., Janssen F., Lavik G., Elvert M., Marchant H., Buckner C., Bienhold C., Wenzhöfer F.: Carbon and nitrogen turnover in the Arctic deep sea: in situ benthic community response to diatom and coccolithophorid phytodetritus. Biogeosciences 15, 6537-6557, (2018)
Boetius A., Haeckel M.: Mind the Seafloor. Science, 359, 6371, pp. 34-36, doi:10.1126/science.aap7301 (2018)
Buttigieg P.L., Fadeev E., Bienhold C., Hehemann L., *Offre P., Boetius A.: Marine microbes in 4D – using time series observation to assess the dynamics of the ocean microbiome and its links to ocean health. Current Opinion in Microbiology, 43:169-185 doi:10.1016/j.mib.2018.01.015 (2018)
Chafee M., Fernàndez-Guerra A., Buttigieg P.L., Gerdts G., Eren A.M., Teeling H., Amann R.I.: Recurrent patterns of microdiversity in a temperate coastal marine envir-onment. ISME Journal, 12: 237–252. doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.165 (2018)
Fadeev E., Salter I., Schourup-Kristensen V., Nöthig E.-M., Metfies K., Engel A., Piontek J., Boetius A., Bienhold C.: Microbial communities in the east and west Fram Strait during sea-ice melting season. Frontiers in Marine Science. 2018;5:429. doi:10.3389/fmars.2018.00429. (2018)
Hoffmann R., Braeckman U., Hasemann C., Wenzhöfer F.: Deep-sea benthic communities and oxygen fluxes in the Arctic Fram Strait controlled by sea-ice cover and water depth. Biogeosciences 15:4849-4869 doi:10.5194/bg-2017-537 (2018)
Hoffmann R., Pasotti F., Vázquez S., Lefaible N., Torstensson A., MacCormack W., Wenzhöfer F., Braeckman U.: Spatial variability of biogeochemistry in shallow coastal benthic communities of Potter Cove (Antarctica) and the impact of a melting glacier. PLoS ONE 13(12): e0207917. doi:10.1371/journal.pone/0207917. (2018)
Krukenberg V., Riedel D., Gruber-Vodicka H. R., Buttigieg P.L., Tegetmeyer H.E., Boetius A. , Wegener G.: Gene expression and ultrastructure of meso- and thermophilic methanotrophic consortia. Environmental Microbiology, 20(5):1651-1666 doi:10.1111/1462-2920.14077 (2018)
Laso-Pérez R., *Krukenberg V., Musat F., Wegener G.: Establishing anaerobic hydrocarbon-degrading enrichment cultures under strictly anoxic conditions. Nature Protocols, 13(6):1310-1330. doi:10.1038/nprot.2018.030 (2018)
Luo M., Glud R.N., Pan B., Cui W., Wenzhöfer F., Xu Y., Lin G., Chen D.: Benthic carbon mineralization in hadal trenches: Insights from in-situ determination of benthic oxygen consumption. Geophysical Research Letters, 45:2752-2760 doi:10.1002/2017GL076232 (2018)
Marchant H.K., Tegetmeyer H.E., Ahmerkamp S., Holtappels M., Lavik G., Graf J., Schreiber F., Mussmann M., Strous M., Kuypers M.M.M.: Metabolic specialization of denitrifiers in permeable sediments controls N2O emissions. Environmental Microbiology. 20(12):4486-4502. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.14385 (2018)
Martijn J., Vosseberg J., Guy L., *Offre P., Ettema T.J.G.: Deep mitochondrial origin outside the sampled alphaproteobacteria. Nature, 557:101–105 doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0059-5 (2018)
Meister P., Wiedling J., Lott C., Bach W., Kuhfuß H., Wegener G., Böttcher M.E., Deusner C., Lichtschlag A., Bernasconi S.M.: Anaerobic methane oxidation inducing carbonate precipitation at abiogenic methane seeps in the Tuscan archipelago (Italy). PloS one 13:e0207305 · doi; 10.1371/journal.pone.0207305 (2018)
Molari M., Guilini K., Lott C., Weber M., de Beer D., Meyer S., Ramette A., Wegener G., Wenzhöfer F., Martin D., Cibic T., De Vittor C., Vanreusel A., Boetius A.: CO2 leakage alters biogeochemical and ecological functions of submarine sands. Science Advances. 4(2), eaao2040. doi:1126/sciadv.aao2040 (2018)
Pala C., #Molari M., Bartoli M., Viaroli P.L., Manini E.: Environmental drivers controlling bacterial and archaeal abundances in the sediments of an estuarine ecosystem, Current Microbiology. 75(9), 1147-1155. doi:10.1007/s00284-018-1503-3 (2018)
Rapp, J.Z., *Fernández-Méndez M., Bienhold, C., Boetius, A.: Effects of ice-algal aggregate export on the connectivity of bacterial core communities in the central Arctic Ocean. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9:1035. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2018.01035 (2018)
Schutte C., Teske A., MacGregor B., Salman-Carvalho V., Lavik G., Hach P., de Beer D.: Filamentous giant Beggiatoaceae from Guaymas Basin are capable of both denitrification and dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonium (DNRA). Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 84(15):e02860-17 doi:10.1128/AEM.02860-17 (2018)
Vedenin, A., Gusky, M., Gebruk, A., Kremenetskaia, A., Rybakova, E., Boetius, A.: Spatial distribution of benthic macrofauna in the Central Arctic Ocean. PLOS ONE, 13(10), e0200121. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0200121 (2018)
Yang T., Teske A., Ambrose W., Salman-Carvalho V., Bagnell R., Nielsen L.P.: Intracellular calcite and sulfur dynamics of Achromatium cells observed in a lab-based enrichment and aerobic incubation experiment. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek doi:10.1007/s10482-018-1153-2 (2018)
Submitted, accepted, in review, in press
Ruff S. E., Felden J., Gruber-Vodicka H. R., Marcon Y., Knittel K., Ramette A., Boetius A.: In situ development of a methanotrophic microbiome in deep-sea sediments. ISME doi:10.1038/s41396-018-0263-1 (in press)
Diploma theses / Master theses
Blumberg K.: Interconnecting Arctic observatory data through machine-actionable knowledge representation: are ontologies fit for purpose? University of Bremen/Max-Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany (2018)
Bodur Y.: Benthic soft-bottom communities and ecosystem functions on the Northeast Greenland Shelf. University of Bremen/Max-Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany / Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany /Ghent University, Belgium (2018)
Cardozo Mino M.G.: Identification of the ecophysiological role of SAR202/Chloroflexi in LTER HAUSGARTEN (Fram Strait) sediments. Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg/ Max-Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany (2018)
Von Jackowski A.C.: Effect of seamounts on microbial diversity and community structure in the Central Arctic Ocean. University of Bremen/Max-Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany (2018)
Ph.D. theses
Fadeev E.: Ecological observations of pelagic bacterial and archaeal communities in an Atlantic-Arctic boundary zone. University of Bremen/Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany. (2018)
Hoffman R.: Organic carbon cycling in Potter Cove (Antarctica): Subject to glacier retreat. University of Bremen/Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany. (2018)
Laso-Pérez R.: A novel mechanism for the anaerobic degradation of non-methane hydrocarbons in archaea. University of Bremen/Max-Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany (2018)
Rapp J.: Diversity and function of microbial communities in the Arctic Ocean. University of Bremen/Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany. (2018)

Department of Biogeochemistry

Graf, J. S., M. Mayr, H. K. Marchant, D. Tienken, P. F. Hach, A. Brand, C. J. Schubert, M. M. M. Kuypers, J. Milucka: Bloom of a denitrifying methanotroph, "Candidatus Methylomirabilis limnetica", in a deep stratified lake. Environmental Microbiology, doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.14285. (2018)
Hillegsøe, K. M., J. B. Jensen, T. G. Ferdelman, H. Fossing, L. Lapham, H. Røy and B. B. Jørgensen: Methane fluxes in marine sediments quantified through core analyses seismo-acoustic mapping (Bornholm Basin, Baltic Sea). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 239, 255-274. (2018)
Bergkvist, J., I. Klawonn, M. J. Whitehouse, G. Lavik, V. Brüchert, H. Ploug: Turbulence Simultaneously Stimulates Small-and Large-Scale Co 2 Sequestration by Chain-Forming Diatoms in the Sea. Nature communications 9, no. 1: 3046. (2018)
Martínez‐Pérez, C., W. Mohr, A. Schwedt, J. Dürschlag, C. M. Callbeck, H. Schunck, J. Dekaezemacker, C. R. T. Buckner, G. Lavik, B. M. Fuchs: Metabolic Versatility of a Novel N2‐Fixing Alphaproteobacterium Isolated from a Marine Oxygen Minimum Zone. Environmental Microbiology 20, no. 2: 755-768. (2018)
Callbeck, C. M., G. Lavik, T. G. Ferdelman, B. Fuchs, H. R. Gruber-Vodicka, P. F. Hach, S. Littmann, N. J. Schoffelen, T. Kalvelage, S. Thomsen: Oxygen Minimum Zone Cryptic Sulfur Cycling Sustained by Offshore Transport of Key Sulfur Oxidizing Bacteria. Nature communications 9, (2018)
Naqvi, S. W. A., P. Lam, G. Narvenkar, A. Sarkar, H. Naik, A. Pratihary, D. M. Shenoy, M. Gauns, S. Kurian, S. Damare, M. Duret, G. Lavik, M. M. M. Kuypers: Methane Stimulates Massive Nitrogen Loss from Freshwater Reservoirs in India. Nature communications 9, no. 1: 1265. (2018)
Schlosser, C., P. Streu, M. Frank, G. Lavik, P. L. Croot, M. Dengler, E. P. Achterberg: H 2 S Events in the Peruvian Oxygen Minimum Zone Facilitate Enhanced Dissolved Fe Concentrations. Scientific reports 8, no. 1: 12642. (2018)
Schutte, C. A., A. Teske, B. J. MacGregor, V. Salman-Carvalho, G. Lavik, P. Hach, D. de Beer: Filamentous Giant Beggiatoaceae from Guaymas Basin Are Capable of Both Denitrification and Dissimilatory Nitrate Reduction to Ammonium (Dnra). Applied and Environmental Microbiology, : AEM. 02860-17. (2018)
Kitzinger K., Padilla C. C., Marchant H. K., Hach P. F., Herbold C. W., Kidane A. T., Könneke M., Littmann S., Mooshammer M., Niggemann J., Petrov S., Richter A., Stewart F. J., Wagner M., Kuypers M. M. M., Bristow L. A.: Cyanate and Urea Are Substrates for Nitrification by Thaumarchaeota in the Marine Environment. Nature Microbiology, 1–28. doi:10.1038/s41564-018-0316-2. (2018)
Kitzinger K., Koch H., Lücker S., Sedlacek C. J., Herbold C., Schwarz J., Daebeler A., Mueller A. J., Lukumbuzya M., Romano S., Leisch N., Michael Karst S., Kirkegaard R., Albertsen M., Halkjaer Nielsen P., Wagner M., Daims H.: Characterization of the First " Candidatus Nitrotoga " Isolate Reveals Metabolic Versatility and Separate Evolution of Widespread Nitrite-Oxidizing Bacteria. MBio 9 (4). doi:10.1128/mBio. (2018)
Schoffelen, N. J., W. Mohr, T. G. Ferdelman, S. Littmann, J. Duerschlag, M. V. Zubkov, H. Ploug, M. M. M. Kuypers: Single-cell imaging of phosphorus uptake shows that key harmful algae rely on different phosphorus sources for growth. Scientific Reports 8(1): 17182. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-35310-w. (2018)
Eichner, M., S. Thoms, B. Rost, W. Mohr, S. Ahmerkamp, H. Ploug, M. M. M. Kuypers, D. de Beer: N2 fixation in free‐floating filaments of Trichodesmium is higher than in transiently suboxic colony microenvironments. New Phytologist. DOI:10.1111/nph.15621 (2018)
Braeckman, U., F. Janssen, G. Lavik, M. Elvert, H. Marchant, C. Buckner, C. Bienhold, F. Wenzhöfer: Carbon and nitrogen turnover in the Arctic deep sea: in situ benthic community response to diatom and coccolithophorid phytodetritus. Biogeosciences, 15, 6537-6557. (2018)
Kuypers, M. M. M., H. K. Marchant, B. KARTAL: The microbial nitrogen-cycling network. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 16, 263. (2018)
Marchant, H. K., H. E. Tegetmeyer, S. Ahmerkamp, M. Holtappels, G. Lavik, J. Graf, F. Schreiber, M. Mussmann, M. Strous, M. M. M. Kuypers: Metabolic specialization of denitrifiers in permeable sediments controls N2O emissions. Environmental microbiology, 20, 4486-4502. (2018)
Olofsson, M., O. Kourtchenko, E. M. Zetsche, H. K. Marchant, M. J. Whitehouse, A. Godhe, H. Ploug: High single‐cell diversity in carbon and nitrogen assimilations by a chain‐forming diatom across a century. Environmental microbiology. (2018)
Moradi, N., B. Liu, M. Iversen, M. M. Kuypers, H. Ploug, A. Khalili: A new mathematical model to explore microbial processes and their constraints in phytoplankton colonies and sinking marine aggregates Science advances 4 (10), eaat1991. (2018)
Khalili, A., M. Matyka, R. M. Mohammadi, J. Weise, M. M. M. Kuypers: Porosity variation within a porous bed composed of multisized grains, Powder Technology 338, 830-835 (2018)
Zhu, G., S. Wang, Y. Li, L. Zhuang, S. Zhao, C. Wang, M. M. M. Kuypers, M. S. M. Jetten, Y. Zhu: Microbial pathways for nitrogen loss in an upland soil, Environmental microbiology 20 (5), 1723-1738 (2018)
Fleming, E. J., T. Woyke, R. A. Donatello, M. M. M. Kuypers, A. Sczyrba: Insights into the fundamental physiology of the uncultured Fe-oxidizing bacterium Leptothrix ochracea, Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 84 (9), e02239-17 (2018)
Zimmermann, M., S. Escrig, G. Lavik, M. M. M. Kuypers, A. Meibom, M. Ackermann, F. Schreiber: Substrate and electron donor limitation induce phenotypic heterogeneity in different metabolic activities in a green sulphur bacterium, Environmental microbiology reports 10 (2), 179-183. (2018)
Jensen, M. M., C. Ma, G. Lavik, M. M. M. Kuypers, B. F. Smets: Dynamics of nitrous oxide production pathways analysed by 15N18O dual isotope labelling–data from a full-scale wastewater treatment plant, 17th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME) (2018)

Microbial Physiology Group

Kuypers M. M. M., H. K. Marchant and B. Kartal: The microbial nitrogen-cycling network. Nature Reviews Microbiology. 16:263-276 (2018)
van Kessel M. A. H. J., K. Stultiens, M. F. W. Slegers, S. Guerrero-Cruz, M. S. M. Jetten, B. Kartal, H. J. M. Op den Camp: Current Perspectives on the Application of N-DAMO and Anammox in Wastewater Treatment. Current Opinion in Biotechnology. 50:222-227 (2018)
Versantvoort W., S. Guerrero-Cruz, D. R. Speth, J. Frank, L. Gambelli, G. Cremers, T. van Alen, M. S. M. Jetten, B. Kartal, H. J. M. Op den Camp, J. Reimann: Comparative Genomics of Candidatus Methylomirabilis Species and Description of Ca. Methylomirabilis lanthanidiphila. Frontiers in Microbiology. DOI:10.3389/fmicb.2018.01672 (2018)
Gambelli L., S. Guerrero-Cruz, R. J. Mesman, G. Cremers, M. S. M. Jetten, H. J. M. Op den Camp, B. Kartal, C. Lueke, L. van Niftrik: Community composition and ultrastructure of a nitrate-dependent anaerobic methane-oxidizing enrichment culture. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 84:3 e02186-17. (2018)
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