Publikationen 2000-2004



Detmers, J., Strauss, H., Schulte, U., Bergmann, A., Knittel, K., Kuever, J.: FISH shows that Desulfotomaculum spp. are the dominating sulfate-reducing bacteria in a pristine aquifer. Microbial Ecology, 47:236-242 (2004).

Dinh, H.T., Kuever, J., Mußmann, M., Hassel, A. W., Stratmann, M., Widdel, F.: Iron corrosion by novel anaerobic microorganisms. Nature 427:829-832 (2004).

Gade, D., H. Schlesner, F. O. Glöckner, R. Amann, S. Pfeiffer, and M. Thomm: Identification of planctomycetes with order-, genus- and strain-specific 16S rRNA-targeted probes. Microbiology Ecology 47:243-251 (2004).

Grünberg, K., E. C. Müller, A. Otto, R. Reszka, D. Linder, M. Kube, R. Reinhardt, and D. Schüler: Biochemical and proteomic analysis of the magnetosome membrane in Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense. Appl. Eviron. Microbiol. 70(2):1040-1050 (2004).

Hai T, Lange D, Rabus R, Steinbüchel A: Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) accumulation in sulfate-reducing bacteria and identification of a class-III PHA synthase (PhaEC) in Desulfococcus multivorans. Appl Environ Microbiol 70(8):4440-4448 (2004).

Handrick, R., S. Reinhardt, D. Schultheiss, T. Reichart, D. Schüler, V. Jendrossek, and D. Jendrossek: Unraveling the function of the Rhodospirillum rubrum activator of polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) degradation: the activator is a PHB-granule-bound protein (phasin). J. Bacteriol. 186(8):2466-75 (2004).

Hoell, A., A. Wiedenmann, U. Heyen, and D. Schüler: Nanostructure and field-induced arrangement of magnetosomes studied by SANSPOL. Physica B 350:e309-e313 (2004).

Hufnagel P, Schweiger-Hufnagel U, Behrens M, Macht M, Baessmann C, Suckau D, Schürenberg M, Rabus R: Bakterium mit vorhergesagten ORFs – eine Herausforderung für die Proteomanalytik. Laborwelt 5(4):31-34 (2004).

Kube M, Heider J, Amann J, Hufnagel P, Kühner S, Beck A, Reinhardt R, Rabus R: Genes involved in the anaerobic degradation of toluene in a denitrifying bacterium, strain EbN1. Arch Microbiol 181:182-194 (2004).

Musat, F., Wieland, A., Widdel, F.: Marine sediment with surface contamination by oil in microcosms for microbiological studies. Ophelia 58 (3):217-222 (2004).

Rabus, R., Ruepp A., Frickey T., Rattei T., Fartmann B., Stark M., bauer M., Zibat A., Lombardot T., Becker I., Amann J., Gellner K., Reeling H., Leuschner W.D., Glöckner F.-O., Lupas A.N., Amann R., Klenk H.-P.: The genome of Desulfotalea psychrophila, a sulphat-reducing bacterium from permanently cold Arctic sediments. Envionmental Microbiology, 6(9):887-902 (2004).

Rehm, B., and D. Schüler: Klein–Kleiner–Am Kleinsten: Nanobiotechnologie, eine Schlüsseltechnologie des 21. Jahrhunderts, pp.56-61, In: Biotechnologie 2020. DECHEMA, Frankfurt (2004).

Schlesner H, Rensmann C, Tindall B J, Gade D, Rabus R, Pfeiffer S, Hirsch P: Taxonomic heterogeneity within the Planctomycetales as derived by DNA-DNA hybridization, description of Rhodopirellula baltica gen. nov., sp. nov. and transfer of Pirellula marina to the genus Blastopirellula gen. nov. as Blastopirellula marina comb. nov. and emended description of the genus Pirellula. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:1567-1580 (2004).

Schüler, D.: Chapter 4. Biochemical and genetic analysis of the magnetosome membrane in Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense. pp.61-73, In Biomineralization. 2nd ed., E. Bäuerlein (ed.), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany (2004).

Schüler, D.: Making magnets by bacteria: The biomineralization of magnetic nanoparticles. pp. 11-15, In: Lectures on Nanoscale magnetic materials, I. Nedkov and P. Tailhades (eds.), Heron Press Ltd. (2004).

Schüler, D.: Molecular analysis of a subcellular compartment: The magnetosome membrane in Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense. Arch. Microbiol. 181:1-7 (2004).

Schweiger-Hufnagel U, Behrens M, Jürgens M, Baessmann C, Suckau D, Rabus R: Neues Werkzeug für die de-novo Sequenzierung von Proteinen. Biospektrum Sonderausgabe 10. Jahrgang, 566-567 (2004).

Widdel, F., Boetius, A., Rabus, R.: Anaerobic biodegradation of hydrocarbons including methane. In The Prokaryotes, electronic edition. Dworkin, M., Falkow, S., Rosenberg, E., Schleifer, K.-H., Stackebrandt, E. (eds), Springer, New York (2004).

Zhilina, T.N., Appel, R., Probian, C., Llobet Brossa, E., Harder, J., Widdel, F., Zavarzin, G.A.: Alkaliflexus imshenetskii gen. nov. sp. nov., a new alkaliphilic gliding carbohydrate-fermenting bacterium with propionate formation from a soda lake. Arch. Microbiol. 182: 244-253 (2004).


Gade, D., J. Thiermann, D. Markowsky and R. Rabus: Evaluation of two-dimensional difference gel electrophoresis for protein profiling. Journal of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology 5:240-251 (2003).

Glöckner F. O., M. Kube, M. Bauer, H. Teeling, T. Lombardot, W. Ludwig, D. Gade, A. Beck, K. Borzym, K. Heitmann, R. Rabus, H. Schlesner, R. Amann and R. Reinhardt: Complete genome sequence of the marine planctomycete Pirellula sp. strain 1. PNAS 100(14):8298-8303 (2003).

Havemann, S.A., V. Brunelle, J.K. Voordouw, G. Voordouw, J.F. Heidelberg and R. Rabus: Gene expression analysis of energy metabolism mutants of Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough indicates an important role for alcohol dehydrogenase. Journal of Bacteriology 185(15):4345-4353 (2003).

Herborn C. U., N. Papanikolaou, R. Reszka, K. Grünberg, D. Schüler and J. F. Debatin: Magnetosomen als biologisches Modell der Eisenbindung: Messung der Relaxivität in der MRT. Fortschr. Röntgenstr. 175(6):830-834 (2003).

Heyen, U. and D. Schüler: Growth and magnetosome formation by microaerophilic Magnetospirillum strains in an oxygen-controlled fermentor. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 61:536-544 (2003).

Kniemeyer, O., T. Fischer, H. Wilkes, F.O. Glöckner and F. Widdel: Anaerobic degradation of ethylbenzene by a new type of marine sulfate-reducing bacterium. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 69(2):760-768 (2003).
Könneke, M. and F. Widdel: Effect of growth temperature on cellular fatty acids in sulphate-reducing bacteria. Environmental Microbiology 5(11):1064-1070. (2003).

Krüger, M. and P. Frenzel: Effects of N-fertilization on CH4 oxidation and production, and consequences for CH4 emissions from microcosms and rice fields. Global Change Biology 9:773-784 (2003).

Krüger, M., A. Meyerdierks, F.O. Glöckner, R. Amann, F. Widdel, M. Kube, R. Reinhardt, J. Kahnt, R. Böcher, R.K. Thauer and S. Shima: A conspicuous nickel protein in microbial mats that oxidize methane anaerobically. Nature 426:878-881 (2003).

Probian, C., A. Wülfing and J. Harder: Anaerobic mineralization of quaternary carbon atoms: isolation of denitrifying bacteria on Pivalic Acid (2,2-Dimethylpropionic Acid). Applied and Environmental Microbiology 69(3):1866-1870 (2003).

Schübbe, S., M. Kube, A. Scheffel, C. Wawer, U. Heyen, A. Meyerdierks, M. Madkour, F. Mayer, R. Reinhardt and D. Schüler: Characterization of a spontaneous nonmagnetic mutant of Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense reveals a large deletion comprising a putative magnetosome island. Journal of Bacteriology 185(19):5779-5790 (2003).

Schultheiss, D. and D. Schüler: Development of a genetic system for Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense. Archives of Microbiology 179:89-94 (2003).

Tan, Z., T. Hurek, B. Reinhold-Hurek: Brief Report. Effect of N-fertilization, plant genotype and environmental conditions on nifH gene pools in roots of rice. Environmental Microbiology 5(10):1009-1015 (2003).

Wilkes, H., S. Kühner, C. Bolm, T. Fischer, A. Classen, F. Widdel and R. Rabus: Formation of n-alkane- and cycloalkane-derived organic acids during anaerobic growth of a denitrifying bacterium with crude oil. Organic Geochemistry 34: 1313-1323 (2003).


Hurek, T., L. L. Handley, B. Reinhold-Hurek and Y. Piché: Azoarcus grass endophytes contribute fixed nitrogen to the plant in an unculturable state. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 15(3):233-242 (2002).

Krüger, M., G. Eller, R. Conrad, and P. Frenzel: Seasonal variation in pathways of CH4 production and in CH4 oxidation in rice fields determined by stable carbon isotopes and specific inhibitors. Global Change Biology 8:265-280 (2002).

Kuever, J., S. M. Sievert, H. Stevens, T. Brinkhoff and G. Muyzer: Microorganisms of the oxidative and reductive part of the sulphur cycle at a shallow-water hydrothermal vent in the Aegean Sea (Milos, Greece). Cahiers de Biologie Marine 43:413-416 (2002).

Nauhaus, K., A. Boetius, M. Krüger, and F. Widdel: In vitro demonstration of anaerobic oxidation of methane coupled to sulphate reduction in sediment from a marine gashydrate area. Environmental Microbiology 4(5):296-305 (2002).

Pohorelic, B. K. J., J. K. Voordouw, E. Lojou, A. Dolla, J. Harder and G. Voordouw: Effects of deletion of genes encoding Fe-only hydrogenase of Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough on hydrogen and lactate metabolism. Journal of Bacteriology 184(3):679-686 (2002).

Rabus, R., V. Brüchert, J. Amann and M. Könneke: Physiological response to temperature changes of the marine, sulfate-reducing bacterium Desulfobacterium autotrophicum. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 42, 409-417 (2002).

Rabus, R., D. Gade, R. Helbig, M. Bauer, F. O. Glöckner, M. Kube, H. Schlesner, R. Reinhardt and R. Amann: Analysis of N-acetylglucosamine metabolism in the marine bacterium Pirellula sp. strain 1 by a proteomic approach. Proteomics 2:649-655 (2002).

Rabus, R., M. Kube, A. Beck, F. Widdel and R. Reinhardt: Genes involved in the anaerobic degradation of ethylbenzene in a denitrifying bacterium, strain EbN1. Archives of Microbiology 178:506-516 (2002).

Rees, G. N., C. G. Harfoot, P. H. Janssen, L. Schoenborn, J. Kuever and H. Lünsdorf: Thiobaca trueperi gen. nov., sp nov., a phototrophic purple sulfur bacterium isolated from freshwater lake sediment. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 52:671-678 (2002).

Schüler, D.: The biomineralization of magnetosomes in Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense. International Microbiology 5:209-214 (2002).

Voordouw, G.: Carbon monoxide cycling by Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough. Journal of Bacteriology 184(21):5903-5911 (2002).

Widdel, F.: Mikroorganismen des Meeres - Katalysatoren globaler Stoffkreisläufe. In: Rundgespräche der Kommission für Ökologie, Bd. 31. pp.67-82, Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil, München (2002).

Wilkes, H., R. Rabus, T. Fischer, A. Armstroff, A. Behrends, and F. Widdel: Anaerobic degradation of n-hexane in a denitrifying bacterium: Further degradation of the initial intermediate (1-methylpentyl)succinate via C-skeleton rearrangement. Archives of Microbiology 177:235-243 (2002).


Detmers, J., V. Brüchert, K. Habicht and J. Kuever: Diversity of sulfur isotope fractionations by sulfate-reducing prokaryotes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 67(2):888-894 (2001).

Grünberg, K., C. Wawer, B.M. Tebo and D. Schüler: A large gene cluster encoding several magnetosome proteins is conserved in different species of magnetotactic bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 67(19):4573-4582 (2001).

Kniemeyer, O. and J. Heider: Ethylbenzene dehydrogenase, a novel hydrocarbon-oxidizing molybdenum/iron-sulfur/heme enzyme. Journal of Biological Chemistry 276(24):21381-21386 (2001).

Kniemeyer, O. and J. Heider: (S)-1-Phenylethanol dehydrogenase of Azoarcus sp. strain EbN1, an enzyme of anaerobic ethylbenzene catabolism. Archives of Microbiology 176:129-135 (2001).

Kuever, J., M. Könneke, A. Galushko and O. Drzyzga: Reclassification of Desulfobacterium phenolicum as Desulfobacula phenolica comb. nov. and description of strain SaxT as Desulfotignum balticum gen. nov., sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 51:171-177 (2001).

Rabus, R., H. Wilkes, A. Behrends, A. Armstroff, T. Fischer, A.J. Pierik and F. Widdel.: Anaerobic initial reaction of n-alkanes in a denitrifying bacterium: evidence for (1-methylpentyl)succinate as initial product and for involvement of an organic radical in n-hexane metabolism. Journal of Bacteriology 183(5):1707-1715 (2001).

Surkov, A.V., G.A. Dubinina, A.M. Lysenko, F.O. Glöckner and J. Kuever: Dethiosulfovibrio russensis sp. nov., Dethiosulfovibrio marinus sp. nov. and Dethiosulfovibrio acidaminovorans sp. nov., novel anaerobic, thiosulfate- and sulfur-reducing bacteria isolated from 'Thiodendron' sulfur mats in different saline environments. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 51:327-337 (2001).

Widdel, F. and R. Rabus: Anaerobic biodegradation of saturated and aromatic hydrcarbons. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 12:259-276 (2001).


Amann, R., R. Rosselló-Mora and D. Schüler: Chapter 4. Phylogeny and in situ identification of magnetotactic bacteria. In: Biomineralization of nano- and microstructures. pp.47-60, E. Bäuerlein (ed.). Wiley-VCH, Weinheim (2000).

Bazylinski, D. A., A.J. Dean, D. Schüler, E. J.P. Phillips and D. R. Lovley: N2-dependent growth and nitrogenase activity in the metal-metabolizing bacteria, Geobacter metallireducens and Magnetospirillum species. Environmental Microbiology 2(3):266-273 (2000).

Ehrenreich, P., A. Behrends, J. Harder and F. Widdel: Anaerobic oxidation of alkanes by newly isolated denitrifying bacteria. Archives of Microbiology 173:58-64 (2000).

Harder, J., U. Heyen, C. Probian and S. Foß: Anaerobic utilization of essential oils by denitrifying bacteria. Biodegradation 11:55-63 (2000).

Heyen, U. and J. Harder: Geranic acid formation, an initial reaction of anaerobic monoterpene metabolism in denitrifying Alcaligenes defragrans. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 66(7):3004-3009 (2000).

Schüler, D.: Die Biomineralisation von magnetischen Nanokristallen in magnetotaktischen Bakterien. BioSpektrum 6:445-449 (2000).

Schüler, D.: Chapter 8. Characterization of the magnetosome membrane in Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense. In: Biomineralization of nano- and microstructures. pp.109-118, E. Bäuerlein (ed.), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim (2000).

Sievert, S. M., T. Heidorn and J. Kuever: Halothiobacillus kellyi sp. nov., a mesophilic obligately chemolithoautotrophic, sulfur-oxidizing bacterium isolated from a shallow-water hydrothermal vent in the Aegean Sea and emended description of the genus Halothiobacillus. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 50:1229-1237 (2000).

Sievert, S. M. and J. Kuever: Desulfacinum hydrothermale sp. nov., a thermophilic, sulfate-reducing bacterium from geothermally heated sediments near Milos Island (Greece). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Bacteriology 50:1239-1246 (2000).

Sievert, S., J. Kuever and G. Muyzer: Identification of 16S ribosomal DNA-defined bacterial populations at a shallow submarine hydrothermal vent near Milos island (Greece). Applied and Environmental Microbiology 66(7):3102-3109 (2000).

Sievert, S., W. Ziebis, J. Kuever and K. Sahm: Relative abundance of Archaea and Bacteria along a thermal gradient of a shallow-water hydrothermal vent quantified by rRNA slot-blot hybridization. Microbiology 146, 1287-1293 (2000).

Surkov, A. V., M. E. Böttcher and J. Kuever: Stable sulfur isotope fractionation during the reduction of thiosulfate by Dethiosulfovibrio russensis. Archives of Microbiology 174:448-451 (2000).

Wilkes H., C. Boreham, G. Harms, K. Zengler and R. Rabus: Anaerobic degradation and carbon isotopic fractionation of alkylbenzenes in crude oil by sulphate-reducing bacteria. Organic Geochemistry 31:101-115 (2000).
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