Publikationen 2014

Publikationen 2014

Department of Biogeochemistry

Arnold, L. G., B. Brunner, I. A. Müller, H. Røy: Modern applications for a total sulfur reduction distillation method – what´s old is new again. Geochemical Transactions, 15:4. (2014)  PubMed  Full Text 
Berg, J. S., A. Schwedt, A.-C.Kreutzmann, M. M. M. Kuypers and J. Milucka: Polysulfides as intermediates in the oxidation of sulfide to sulfate by Beggiatoa spp. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 80, 629-636. (2014) PubMed  Full Text 
Bonaglia, S., Deutsch, B., Bartoli, M., Marchant, H., Bruchert, V.: Seasonal oxygen, nitrogen and phosphorus benthic cycling along an impacted Baltic Sea estuary: regulation and spatial patterns. Biogeochemistry, Volume 119, Issue 1-3, pp 139-160. (2014) Springer Full Text 
Canion, A., J.E.Kostka, T.M.Gihring, M.Huettel, J.E.E.vanBeusekom, H.Gao, G.Lavik, and M.M.M.Kuypers: Temperature response of denitrification and anammox reveals the adaptation of microbial communities to in situ temperatures in permeable marine sediments that span 50° in latitude. Biogeosciences, 11, 309-320.doi:10.5194/bg-11-309-2014. (2014)  Biogeosciences  Full Text 
Canion, A., Overholt, W., Kostka, J., Huettel, M., Lavik, G., Kuypers, M.: Temperature response of denitrification and anaerobic ammonium oxidation rates and microbial community structure in Arctic fjord sediments. Environ Microbiol. Oct;16(10):3331-44. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12593. (2014)  PubMed 
Cardini, U., Bednarz, V., Foster, R., Wild, C.: Benthic N-2 fixation in coral reefs and the potential effects of human- induced environmental change. Ecology and Evolution Volume 4, Issue 9, pages 1706–1727. (2014) Wiley  Full Text 
Deusner, C., T. Holler, G. L. Arnold, S. M. Bernasconi, M. J. Formolo, B. Brunner: Sulfur and oxygen isotope fractionation during sulfate reduction coupled to anaerobic oxidation of methane is dependent on methane concentration, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 399, 61-73. (2014) ScienceDirect
Dietzel, M., Leis, A., Abdalla, R., Savarino, J., Morin, S., Böttcher, M., Kohler, S.: O-17 excess traces atmospheric nitrate in paleo-groundwater of the Saharan desert. Biogeosciences, 11, 3149-3161. (2014) Biogeosciences  Full Text  
Dijkstra, N., P. Kraal, M. M. M. Kuypers, B. Schnetger, and C. P. Slomp: Are Iron-Phosphate Minerals a Sink for Phosphorus in Anoxic Black Sea Sediments? PLoS ONE, 9(7): e101139. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101139. (2014) PubMed  Full Text 
Durham, B., Grote, J., Whittaker, K., Bender, S., Luo, H., Grim, S., Brown, J., Casey, J., Dron, A., Florez-Leiva, L., Krupke, A., Luria, C., Mine, A., Nigro, O., Pather, S., Talarmin, A., Wear, E., Weber, T., Wilson, J., Church, M., DeLong, E., Karl, D., Steward, G., Eppley, J., Kyrpides, N., Schuster, S., Rappé, M.: Draft genome sequence of marine alphaproteobacterial strain HIMB11, the first cultivated representative of a unique lineage within the Roseobacter clade possessing an unusually small genome. Stand Genomic Sci. 15;9(3):632-45. doi: 10.4056/sigs.4998989. (2014) PubMed  Full Text  
Goes, J., Gomes, H., Chekalyuk, A., Carpenter, E., Montoya, J., Coles, V., Yager, P., Berelson, W., Capone, D., Foster, R., Steinberg, D., Subramaniam, A., Hafez, M.: Influence of the Amazon River discharge on the biogeography of phytoplankton communities in the western tropical north Atlantic. Progress in Oceanography Volume 120, Pages 29–40. (2014) ScienceDirect
Holmkvist, L., A. Kamyshny Jr., V. Brüchert, T. G. Ferdelman, B. B. Jørgensen: Sulfidization of lacustrine glacial clay upon Holocene marine transgression (Arkona Basin, Baltic Sea), Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 142, 75-94. (2014) MEU
Holtappels M, Tiano L, Kalvelage T, Lavik G, Revsbech NP, and Kuypers M. M. M.: Aquatic Respiration Rate Measurements at Low Oxygen Concentrations. PLoS ONE 9(2): e89369. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0089369. (2014) PubMed  Full Text 
Kamyshny, A., Druschel, G., Mansaray, Z., Farquhar, J.: Multiple sulfur isotopes fractionations associated with abiotic sulfur transformations in Yellowstone National Park geothermal springs. Geochemical Transactions 15:7 doi:10.1186/1467-4866-15-7. (2014) GT  Full Text  
Khalili, A., Morad, M. R., Matyka, M., Liu, B., Malekmohammadi, R., Weise, J., & Kuypers, M. M.: Porosity variation below a fluid–porous interface. Chemical Engineering Science, 107, 311-316. (2014) ScienceDirect
Krupke, A., Lavik, G., Halm, H., Fuchs, B.M., Amann R. I., and Kuypers M.M.M.: Distribution of a consortium between unicellular algae and the N2 fixing cyanobacterium UCYN–A in the North Atlantic Ocean, Environ. Microb. DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12431. (2014) Wiley
Loescher, C. R, T. Großkopf, F. D. Desai, D. Gill, H. Schunck, P. L. Croot, C. Schlosser, S. C. Neulinger, N. Pinnow, G. Lavik, M. M. M. Kuypers, J. LaRoche, and R. A. Schmitz: Facets of diazotrophy in the oxygen minimum zone waters off Peru, The ISME Journal, 1–13. (2014) ISME
Marchant, H. K., G. Lavik, M. Holtappels, M. M. M. Kuypers: The Fate of Nitrate in Intertidal Permeable Sediments,. PLoS ONE 9(8): e104517. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0104517(2014) PubMed  Full Text 
Mohr, W., T. Tang, S. R. Sattin, R. J. Bovee, A. Pearson: Protein Stable Isotope Fingerprinting: Multidimensional Protein Chromatography Coupled to Stable Isotope-Ratio Mass Spectrometry, Anal. Chem. (2014) ACS
Ockert, C., Wehrmann, L., Kaufhold, S., Ferdelman, T., Teichert, B., Gussone, N.: Calcium-ammonium exchange experiments on clay minerals using a Ca-45 tracer technique in marine pore water. Isotopes Environ Health Stud. 50(1):1-17. doi: 10.1080/10256016.2013.806505. (2014) PubMed
Perfumo, A., Elsaesser, A., Littmann, S., Foster, R., Kuypers, M., Cockell, C., Kminek, G.: Epifluorescence, SEM, TEM and nanoSIMS image analysis of the cold phenotype of Clostridium psychrophilum at subzero temperatures. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 90(3):869-82. doi: 10.1111/1574-6941.12443. (2014) PubMed
Ridame, C., Dekaezemacker, J., Guieu, C., Bonnet, S., L'Helguen, S., Malien, F.: Contrasted Saharan dust events in LNLC environments: impact on nutrient dynamics and primary production. Biogeosciences, 11, 4783-4800. (2014)  Biogeosciences  Full Text  
Røy, H., Weber, H., Tarpgaard, I., Ferdelman, T., Jørgensen, B.: Determination of dissimilatory sulfate reduction rates in marine sediment via radioactive S-35 tracer. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods Volume 12, Issue 4, pages 196–211. (2014) Wiley
Sheik, A., Brussaard, C., Lavik, G., Lam, P., Musat, N., Krupke, A., Littmann, S., Strous, M., Kuypers, M.: Responses of the coastal bacterial community to viral infection of the algae Phaeocystis globosa. The ISME Journal (2014) 8, 212–225; doi:10.1038/ismej.2013.135. (2014) ISME
Wehrmann, L. M. and T. G. Ferdelman: Biogeochemical consequences of the sedimentary subseafloor biosphere, Developments in Marine Geology, Volume 7, (2014)
Wehrmann, L. M., M. J. Formolo, J. D. Owens, R. Raiswell, T. G. Ferdelman, N. Riedinger, T. W. Lyons: Iron and manganese speciation and cycling in glacially influended high-latitude fjord sediments (West Spitsbergen, Svalbard): Evidence for a benthic recycling-transport mechanism, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 141, 628-655. (2014) ScienceDirect
Yoshinaga, M. Y.,T. Holler,T.Goldhammer,G. Wegener,J. W. Pohlman,B. Brunner,M. M. M. Kuypers, K.-U. HinrichsandM.Elvert: Carbon isotope equilibration during sulphate-limited anaerobic oxidation of methane, Nature Geoscience 7, 190-194. (2014) nature
Ph.D. theses
Jessika Füssel: Impacts and importance of ammonia- and nitrite oxidation in the marine nitrogen cycle, Ph.D. theses, Universität Bremen (2014)
Hannah Marchant: Nitrogen cycling in coastal permeable sediments from eutrophied regions, Ph.D. theses, Universität Bremen (2014)

Microsensor Group

Abed RMM, de Beer D, Stief P.: Functional-structural analysis of nitrogen-cycle bacteria in a hypersaline mat from the Omani desert. Geomicrobiology Journal, (2014)  TFO
Abed RMM, Polerecky L, Al-Habsi A, Oetjen J, Strous M, de Beer D.: Rapid Recovery of Cyanobacterial Pigments in Desiccated Biological Soil Crusts following Addition of Water. PLoS ONE 9:e112372. (2014)  PubMed  Full Text 
Al-Najjar MAA, Ramette A, Kühl M, Hamza W, Klatt JM, Polerecky L.: Spatial patterns and links between microbial community composition and function in cyanobacterial mats. Front. Microbio. 5:406. (2014) PubMed Full Text 
Al-Thani R, Al-Najjar MAA, Al-Raei A, Ferdelman A, Thang NM, Ali I, Al-Ansi M, de Beer D.: Community structure and activity of highly dynamic and nutrient limited hypersaline microbial mat in Um Alhool Sabkha, Qatar. PLoS ONE:e92405. (2014) PubMed Full Text 
Behrendt A, Tarre S, Beliavski M, Green M, Klatt J, de Beer D, Stief P.: Effect of high electron donor supply on dissimilatory nitrate reduction pathways in a bioreactor for nitrate removal. Bioresource Technology 171:7. (2014) PubMed
Beutler M, Heisterkamp IM, Piltz B, Stief P, de Beer D.: Microscopic oxygen imaging based on fluorescein bleaching efficiency measurements. Microscopy Research and Technique 77:7. (2014) PubMed
Bühring SI, Kamp A, Wörmer L, Ho S, Hinrichs KU.: Functional structure of laminated microbial sediments from a supratidal sandy beach of the German Wadden Sea (St. Peter-Ording). Journal of Sea Research 85:463-473. (2014) ScienceDirect
Deutzmann JS, Stief P, Brandes J, Schink B.: Anaerobic methane oxidation coupled to denitrification is the dominant methane sink in a deep lake. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A. 111:6. (2014) PNAS
Feseker T, Boetius A, Blandin J, Wenzhöfer F, Foucher JP, Harmegnies F, de Beer D.: Eruption of the Hí¥kon Mosby mud volcano recorded by the long-term observatory on mud-volcano eruptions (LOOME) between 2009 and 2010. , Pangaea. (2014) nature
Häusler S, Holtappel M, de Beer D, Ionescu D.: Sulfate reduction and sulfide oxidation in extremely steep salinity gradients formed by freshwater springs emerging into the Dead Sea. FEMS Microb Ecol 90:956-969. (2014) PubMed
Häusler S, Noriega-Ortega BO, Polerecky L, Meyer V, de Beer D, Ionescu D.: Microenvironments of reduced salinity harbour biofilms in Dead Sea underwater springs. Environmental Microbiology Reports 6:152–158. (2014) Wiley
Häusler S, Weber M, de Beer D, Ionescu D.: Spatial distribution of diatom and cyanobacterial mats in the Dead Sea is determined by response to rapid salinity fluctuations, Extremophiles 18:1085-1094. (2014) PubMed
Ionescu D, Buchmann B, Heim C, Häusler S, de Beer D, Polerecky L.: Oxygenic photosynthesis as a protection mechanism for cyanobacteria against iron-encrustation in environments with high Fe2+ concentrations. Front. Microbio. 5. (2014) PubMed Full Text 
Keeling PJ, Burki F, Wilcox HM, Allam B, Allen EE, Amaral-Zettler LA, Armbrust EV, Archibald JM, Bharti AK, Bell CJ, Beszteri B, Bidle KD, Cameron CT, Campbell L, Caron DA, Cattolico RA, Collier JL, Coyne K, Davy SK, Deschamps P, Dyhrman ST, Edvardsen B, Gates RD, Gobler CJ, Greenwood SJ, Guida SM, Jacobi JL, Jakobsen KS, James ER, Jenkins B, John U, Johnson MD, Juhl AR, Kamp A, Katz LA, Kiene R, Kudryavtsev A, Leander BS, Lin S, Lovejoy C, Lynn D, Marchetti A, McManus G, Nedelcu AM, Menden-Deuer S, Miceli C, Mock T, Montresor M, Moran MA, Murray S, Nadathur G, Nagai S, Ngam PB, Palenik B, Pawlowski J, Petroni G, Piganeau G, Posewitz MC, Rengefors K, Romano G, Rumpho ME, Rynearson T, Schilling KB, Schroeder DC, Simpson AGB, Slamovits CH, Smith DR, Smith GJ, Smith SR, Sosik HM, Stief P, Theriot E, Twary S, Umale PE, Vaulot D, Wawrik B, Wheeler GL, Wilson WH, Xu Y, Zingone A, Worden AZ.: The Marine Microbial Eukaryote Transcriptome Sequencing Project (MMETSP): Illuminating the Functional Diversity of Eukaryotic Life in the Oceans through Transcriptome Sequencing. Plos Biology 12(6): e1001889. (2014) PubMed Full Text 
Madden P, Al-Raei AM, Enright AM, Chinalia FA, de Beer D, O'Flaherty V, Collins G.: Effect of sulfate on low-temperature anaerobic digestion. Front. Microbio. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00376. (2014) PubMed  Full Text 
Mavromatis, V., Meister, P., Oelkers, E.: Using stable Mg isotopes to distinguish dolomite formation mechanisms: A case study from the Peru Margin. Chemical Geology Volume 385, Pages 84–91. (2014) ScienceDirect
Meister, P., Chapligin, B., Picard, A., Meyer, H., Fischer, C., Rettenwander, D., Amthauer, G., Vogt, C., Aiello, I.: Early diagenetic quartz formation at a deep iron oxidation front in the Eastern Equatorial Pacific - A modern analogue for banded iron/chert formations? Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Volume 137, Pages 188–207. (2014) ScienceDirect
Melton ED, Stief P, Behrens S, Kappler A, Schmidt C.: High spatial resolution of distribution and interconnections between Fe- and N-redox processes in profundal lake sediments. Environmental Microbiology 16:17. (2014) PubMed
Mewes, K., Mogollón, J., Picard, A., Rühlemann, C., Kuhn, T., Nöthen, K., Kasten, S.: Impact of depositional and biogeochemical processes on small scale variations in nodule abundance in the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, Volume 91, Pages 125–141. (2014) ScienceDirect
Poulsen M, Kofoed MVW, Larsen LH, Schramm A, Stief P.: Chironomus plumosus larvae increase fluxes of denitrification products and diversity of nitrate-reducing bacteria in freshwater sediment. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 37:9. (2014) ScienceDirect
Raulf FF, Fabricius K, Uthicke S, de Beer D, Abed RMM, Ramette A.: Changes in microbial communities in coastal sediments along natural CO2 gradients at a volcanic vent in Papua New Guinea. Environ. Miicrobiol. (2014) PubMed
Schreiber F, Stief P, Kuypers MMM, de Beer D.: Nitric oxide turnover in permeable river sediment. Limnol Oceanogr 59:1310-1320. (2014)
Schutting S, Klimant I, de Beer D, Borisov SM.: New highly fluorescent pH indicator for ratiometric RGB imaging of pCO2. Methods Appl. Fluoresc. 2 024001 2:024001. (2014) IOPscience
Sevilgen DS, de Beer D, Al-Handal AY, Brey T, Polerecky L.: Oxygen budgets in subtidal arctic (Kongsfjorden, Svalbard) and temperate (Helgoland, North Sea) microphytobenthic communities. MEPS 504:27-42. (2014) MEPS
Siebert C, Rödiger T, Mallast U, Gräbe A, Guttman J, Laronne JB, Storz-Peretz Y, Greenman A, Salameh E, Al-Raggad M, Vachtman D, Ben Zvi A, Ionescu D, Brenner A, Merz R, Geyer S.: Challenges to estimate surface- and groundwater flow in arid regions: The Dead Sea catchment. Science of the Total Environment:485–486, 828–841. (2014) ScienceDirect
Stief P, Fuchs-Ocklenburg S, Kamp A, Manohar CS, Houbraken J, Boekhout T, de Beer D, Stoeck T.: Dissimilatory nitrate reduction by Aspergillus terreus isolated from the seasonal oxygen minimum zone in the Arabian Sea. BMC Microbiology 14. (2014) BMC Full Text 
Thomas C, Ionescu D, Ariztegui D.: Archaeal populations in two distinct sedimentary facies of the subsurface of the Dead Sea. Mar. Genom. 17:53-62. (2014) PubMed
Wangpraseurt D, Polerecky L, Larkum AWD, Ralph PJ, Nielsen DA.: The in situ light microenvironment of corals. Limnol Oceanogr 59:917-926. (2014) ASLO
You, X., Sun, S., Zhu, J.: Significance of fossilized microbes from the Cambrian stromatolites in the Tarim Basin, Northwest China. Science China Earth Sciences, Volume 57, Issue 12, pp 2901-2913. (2014) Springer
Ph.D. theses
Stefan Häusler: The environment, diversity and activity of microbial communities in submarine freshwater springs in the Dead Sea, Universität Bremen (2014)
Arjun Chennu: Hyperspectral mapping of the microscale dynamics of microphytobenthos, Universität Bremen (2014)
Duygu Sevilgen: Microphytobenthos in cold-water sublitoral systems- their ecological role and response to changing environmental conditions, Universität Bremen (2014)
Hannah Brocke: Little Things Become BIG - Drivers and impacts of benthic cyanobacterial mats on coral reefs, Universität Bremen (2014)

Department of Microbiology

Ameryk, A., R.L. Hahnke, S. Gromisz, J. Kownacka, M. Zalewski, L. Szymanek, J. Calkiewicz, J. Dunalska and J. Harder: Bacterial community structure influenced by Coscinodiscus sp. in the Vistula river plume. Oceanologia 56, 825–856. (2014) ScienceDirect  Full Text 
Beese-Vasbender, P.F., J.-P. Grote, J. Garrelfs, M. Stratmann and K.J.J. Mayrhofer: Selective microbial electrosynthesis of methane by a pure culture of a marine lithoautotrophic archaeon. Bioelectrochemistry 10.1016/j.bioelechem.2014.11.004. (2014) PubMed
Bondoso, J., L. Albuquerque, A. Lobo-da-Cunha, M.S. da Costa, J. Harder, and O.M. Lage: Rhodopirellula lusitana sp. nov. and Rhodopirellula rubra sp. nov., isolated from the surface of macroalgae. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 37, 157–164. (2014) PubMed
Drüppel, K., Hensler, M., Trautwein, K., Koßmehl, S., Wöhlbrand, L., Schmidt-Hohagen, K., Ulbrich, M., Bergen, N., Meier-Kolthoff, J., Göker, M., Klenk, H., Schomburg, D., Rabus, R.: Pathways and substrate-specific regulation of amino acid degradation in Phaeobacter inhibens DSM 17395 (archetype of the marine Roseobacter clade). Environ Microbiol. 16(1):218-38. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12276. (2014) PubMed
Enning, D., and J. Garrelfs: Corrosion of iron by sulfate-reducing bacteria: New views of an old problem. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 80, 1226–1236. (2014) AEM Full Text 
Farnelid, H., J. Harder, M. Bentzon-Tilia, and L. Riemann: Isolation of heterotrophic diazotrophic bacteria from estuarine surface waters. Environ. Microbiol. 16, 3072-3082. (2014) Wiley
Hahnke, R.L., C.M. Bennke, B.M. Fuchs, A.J. Mann, E. Rhiel, H. Teeling, R.I. Amann and J. Harder: Dilution cultivation of marine heterotrophic bacteria abundant after a spring phytoplankton bloom in the North Sea. Environ. Microbiol. 10.1111/1462-2920.12479. (2014) Wiley
Jaekel, U., C. Vogt, A. Fischer, H.H. Richnow, and F. Musat: Carbon and hydrogen stable isotope fractionation associated with the anaerobic degradation of propane and butane by marine sulfate-reducing bacteria. Environ. Microbiol. 16, 130–140. (2014) PubMed
Klindworth, A., M. Richter, T. Richter-Heitmann, C.-E. Wegner, C.S. Frank, F.O. Glöckner, and J. Harder: Permanent draft genome of Rhodopirellula rubra SWK7. Marine Genomics 13, 11–12. (2014) PubMed
Lahme S, Trautwein K, Strijkstra A, Dörries M, Wöhlbrand L, Rabus R: Benzoate mediates the simultaneous repression of anaerobic 4-methylbenzoate and succinate utilization in Magnetospirillum sp. strain pMbN1. BMC Microbiol 14, 269. (2014) PubMed  Full Text 
Marmulla, R. and J. Harder: Microbial monoterpene transformations-a review. Frontiers in Microbiology 5:346. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00346. (2014) PubMed  Full Text 
Petasch, J., E. M. Disch, S. Markert, D. Becher, T. Schweder, B. Hüttel, R. Reinhardt and J. Harder: The oxygen-independent metabolism of cyclic monoterpenes in Castellaniella defragrans 65Phen. BMC Microbiology 10.1186/1471-2180-14–164. (2014) PubMed  Full Text 
Richter, M., T. Richter-Heitmann, A. Klindworth, C.-E. Wegner, C.S. Frank, J. Harder, and F.O. Glöckner: Permanent draft genomes of the three Rhodopirellula baltica strains SH28, SWK14 and WH47. Marine Genomics 13, 13–14. (2014) PubMed
Richter, M., T. Richter-Heitmann, A. Klindworth, C.-E. Wegner, C.S. Frank, J. Harder, and F.O. Glöckner: Permanent draft genomes of the Rhodopirellula maiorica strain SM1. Marine Genomics, (2014) PubMed
Richter-Heitmann, T., M. Richter, A. Klindworth, C.-E. Wegner, C.S. Frank, F.O. Glöckner, and J. Harder: Permanent draft genomes of the two Rhodopirellula europaea strains 6C and SH398. Marine Genomics 13, 19–20. (2014) PubMed
Romano, S., Dittmar, T., Bondarev, V., Weber, R.J.M., Viant, M.R. and Schulz-Vogt, H.N.: Exo-Metabolome of Pseudovibrio sp. FO-BEG1 Analyzed by Ultra-High Resolution Mass Spectrometry and the Effect of Phosphate Limitation. PLOS ONE 9(5): e96038 (2014) PubMed  Full Text 
Strijkstra A, Trautwein K, Jarling R, Wöhlbrand L, Dörries M, Reinhardt R, Drozdowska M, Golding BT, Wilkes H, Rabus R.: Anaerobic activation of p-cymene in denitrifying betaproteobacteria: methyl group hydroxylation versus addition to fumarate. Appl. Environ Microbiol 80, 7592–7603. (2014) PubMed
Wegner, C.-E., M. Richter, T. Richter-Heitmann, A. Klindworth, C.S. Frank, F.O. Glöckner, and J. Harder: Permanent draft genome of Rhodopirellula sallentina SM41. Marine Genomics, 13, 17–18. (2014) PubMed
Wiegmann K, Hensler M, Wöhlbrand L, Ulbrich M, Schomburg D, Rabus R.: Carbohydrate catabolism in Phaeobacter inhibens DSM 17395, a member of the marine Roseobacter clade. Appl Environ Microbiol 80, 4725–4737. (2014) PubMed  Full Text  
B.Sc. and M.Sc. theses
Barbara Safaric: Purification and characterization of the linalool isomerase from Thauera linaloolentis 47Lol, Master thesis, University of Bremen (2014)
Philipp Joachim Renz: Physiologische Reaktion von Rhodopirellula auf Licht Bachelor thesis, University of Applied Sciences Biberach (2014)
Friederike Eisenberg: Ammonium metabolism of planktonic bacteria Bachelor thesis, Westfälische Hochschule (2014)
Kim Sara Kippe: Charakterisierung von TonB-abhängigen Rezeptorproteinen aus Formosa agariphila, Bachelor thesis, Fachhochschule Emden/Leer (2014)
Mareike Becher: Taxonomic characterization of Gramella forsetii and degradation of polysaccharides by Flavobacteriaceae, Bachelor thesis, Hochschule Furtwangen (2014)
Patrick Scholl: Sequence assembly and annotation of the genome of the planctomycete strain K833, Master thesis, University of Applied Sciences Bremerhaven (2014)
Greta Giljan: Polyphasic taxonomy of selected marine Flavobacteria, Bachelor thesis, Hochschule Darmstadt (2014)
Iines Salonen: The diversity of microorganisms in fecal pellets of Salpa Cylindrica compared with associated water samples from the East-Atlantic Ocean, Master thesis, University of Helsinki (2014)
Ph.D. theses
Stefano Romano: Response to phosphate limitation of Pseudovibrio sp. FO-BEG1, a versatile bacterium with the potential for a symbiotic lifestyle, Universität Bremen (2014)
Gao Chen: Physiology of the Anaerobic Degradation of Naphthalene by Marine Sulfate-Reducting Bacteria, Universität Bremen (2014)

Molecular Ecology Group

Bizic-Ionescu M., Zeder M., Ionescu D., Orlic S., Fuchs B. M., Grossart H.-P. and Amann R.: Comparison of bacterial communities on limnic versus coastal marine particles reveals profound differences in colonization. Environmental Microbiology , in press. (2014) Wiley
Bizic-Ionescu, M., R. Amann, and H.-P. Grossart: Massive regime shifts and high activity of heterotrophic bacteria in an ice-covered lake. PLoS ONE 9:e113611. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0113611 (2014) PubMed Full Text  
Emil Ruff S, Probandt D, Zinkann A-C, Iversen MH, Klaas C, Würzberg L, Krombholz N, Wolf-Gladrow D, Amann R, Knittel K.: Indications for algae-degrading benthic microbial communities in deep-sea sediments along the Antarctic Polar Front. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 108:6–16. (2014) PubMed
Hahnke RL, Bennke CM, Fuchs BM, Mann AJ, Riehl E, Teeling H, Amman R, Harder J: Dilution cultivation of marine heterotrophic bacteria abundant after a spring phytoplankton bloom in the North Sea. Environ. Microbiol., doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12479. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 24725270 (2014) Wiley
Kabisch A, Otto A, König S, Becher D, Albrecht D, Schüler M, Teeling H, Amann RI, Schweder T.: Functional characterization of polysaccharide utilization loci in the marine Bacteroidetes Gramella forsetii KT0803. ISME J., doi: 10.1038/ismej.2014.4. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 24522261 (2014) PubMed
Kleindienst, S., Herbst, F.A., Stagars, M., von Netzer, F., von Bergen, M., Seifert, J., Peplies, J., Amann, R., Musat, F., Lueders, T., Knittel, K.: Diverse sulfate-reducing bacteria of the Desulfosarcina/Desulfococcus clade are the key alkane degraders at marine seeps. ISME J. 8: 2029-2044 (2014) nature
Krupke A, Mohr W, LaRoche J, Fuchs BM, Amann RI, Kuypers MM.: The effect of nutrients on carbon and nitrogen fixation by the UCYN-A–haptophyte symbiosis. ISME J. in press (2014) PubMed
Krupke A., Lavik G., Halm H., Fuchs B. M., Amann R. I. and Kuypers M. M. M.: Distribution of a consortium between unicellular algae and the N2 fixing cyanobacterium UCYN-A in the North Atlantic Ocean. Environmental Microbiology 16, 3153–3167. (2014) Wiley
Kyrpides, N.C., P. Hugenholtz, J.A. Eisen, T. Woyke, M. Göker, C.T. Parker, R. Amann, [56 authors], and H.P. Klenk.: Genomic encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea: Sequencing a myriad of type strains. PLoS Biology 12: e1001920 (DOI: 10.371/journal.pbio.1001920) (2014)  PubMed  Full Text 
Pjevac, P., A. Kamyshny, S. Dyksma and M. Mußmann: Microbial consumption of zero-valence sulfur (S0) in marine benthic habitats. Environmental Microbiology 16(11)3416-3430. (2014) PubMed
Pjevac, P., M. Korlević, J. Berg, E. Bura-Nakic, I. Ciglenecki, R. Amann, and S. Orlić: Community shift from phototrophic to chemotrophic sulfide oxidation following anoxic holomixis in a stratified seawater lake. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. (in press). (2014) AEM
Reeves, E.P., M.Y. Yoshinaga, P. Pjevac, N.I. Goldenstein, J. Peplies, A. Meyerdierks, R. Amann, W. Bach, and K.U. Hinrichs: Microbial lipids reveal carbon assimilation patterns on hydrothermal sulfide chimneys. Environ. Microbiol. 16:3515-32. (2014) PubMed
Samant S., Amann R.I., and Hahn D.: Evaluation of the 23S rRNA gene as target for qPCR based quantification of Frankia in soils. System. Appl. Microbiol. 37:229-234. [PMID:24315016] (2014) PubMed
Thiele S, Fuchs BM, Amann R, Iversen MH.: Colonization in the photic zone and subsequent changes during sinking determines bacterial community composition in marine snow. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. AEM.02570–14. (2014) AEM
Thiele S., Wolf C., Schulz I. K., Assmy P., Metfies K. and Fuchs B. M.: Stable Composition of the Nano- and Picoplankton Community during the Ocean Iron Fertilization Experiment LOHAFEX. PLoS ONE 9, e113244. (2014)  PubMed  Full Text 
Werner J, Ferrer M, Michel G, Mann AJ, Huang S, Juarez S, Ciordia S, Albar JP, Alcaide M, La Cono V, Yakimov MM, Antunes A, Taborda M, da Costa MS, Hai T, Glöckner FO, Golyshina OV, Golyshin PN, Teeling H: The MAMBA consortium: Halorhabdus tiamatea: Proteogenomics and glycosidase activity measurements identify the first cultivated euryarchaeon from a deep-sea anoxic brine lake as potential polysaccharide degrader. Environ. Microbiol., doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12393. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 24428220 (2014) PubMed
Winkel, M., De Beer, D., Lavik, G., Peplies J. and M. Mußmann: Close association of active nitrifiers with Beggiatoa mats covering deep-sea hydrothermal sediments Environmental Microbiology 16(6): 1612-1626. (2014) PubMed
Winkel, M., Pjevac, P., Kleiner, M., Meyerdierks, A., Littmann, S., Amann, R., and M. Mußmann: Identification and activity of acetate-assimilating microorganisms in diffuse venting fluids from two hydrothermal systems. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 90(3): 731-746. (2014) PubMed
Xing P, Hahnke RL, Unfried F, Markert S, Huang S, Barbeyron T, Harder J, Becher D, Schweder T, Glöckner FO, Amann RI, Teeling H.: Niches of two polysaccharide-degrading Polaribacter isolates from the North Sea during a spring diatom bloom. ISME J., in press (2014) PubMed
Yarza, P., P. Yilmaz, E. Pruesse, F.O. Glöckner, W. Ludwig, K.-H. Schleifer, W.B. Whitman, J. Euzeby, R. Amann, and R. Rossello-Mora: Uniting the classification of cultured and uncultured bacteria and archaea using 16S rRNA gene sequences, Nat. Rev. Microbiol. 12:635-645. (2014) PubMed
Ph.D. theses
Wenjin Hao: Bacterial communities associated with Jellyfish, Universität Bremen (2014)
Christin Bennke: Distribution and function of marine Bacteroidetes, Universität Bremen (2014)
Mina Bižić-Ionescu: Polyphasic comparison of limnic and marine particle-associated bacteria, Universität Bremen (2014)
Petra Pjevac: Co-existence and niche differentiation of sulfur oxidizing bacteria in marine environments, Universität Bremen (2014)

Symbiosis Group

Beinart, R.; Nyholm, S.; Dubilier, N.; Girguis, P.: Intracellular Oceanospirillales inhabit the gills of the hydrothermal vent snail Alviniconcha with chemosynthetic, gamma-Proteobacterial symbionts, Environmental Microbiology Reports, 656–664. (2014) PubMed
Fagervold, S., Romano, C., Kalenitchenko, D., Borowski, C., Nunes-Jorge, A., Martin, D., Galand, P.: Microbial Communities in Sunken Wood Are Structured by Wood-Boring Bivalves and Location in a Submarine Canyon. PLoS One. 7;9(5):e96248. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0096248. (2014) PubMed  Full Text 
Koschinsky, A., Kausch, M., Borowski, C.: Metal concentrations in the tissues of the hydrothermal vent mussel Bathymodiolus: Reflection of different metal sources. Marine Environmental Research Volume 95, Pages 62–73. (2014) ScienceDirect
Mora-Lugo, R., Zimmermann, J., Rizk, A., Fernandez-Lahore, M.: Development of a transformation system for Aspergillus sojae based on the Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated approach. Microbial genetics, genomics and proteomics, Volume 14, (2014) BMC  Full Text 
Ott, J., Gruber-Vodicka, H., Leisch, N., Zimmermann, J.: Phylogenetic confirmation of the genus Robbea (Nematoda: Desmodoridae, Stilbonematinae) with the description of three new species. Systematics and Biodiversity Volume 12, Issue 4. (2014) PubMed
Ott, J., Leisch, N., Gruber-Vodicka, H.: Eubostrichus fertilis sp n., a new marine nematode (Desmodoridae: Stilbonematinae) with an extraordinary reproductive potential from Belize, Central America. Nematology 00:1-11. DOI: 10.1163/15685411-00002807. (2014) RescearchGate  Full Text 
Pende, N., Leisch, N., Gruber-Vodicka, H., Heindl, N., Ott, J., den Blaauwen, T., Bulgheresi, S.: Size-independent symmetric division in extraordinarily long cells. Nature Communications 5, Article number: 4803 doi:10.1038/ncomms5803. (2014) Nature
Petersen, J., Dubilier, N.: Gene swapping in the dead zone. eLife. 3: e04600. (2014) PubMed  Full Text  
Russell, J., Dubilier, N., Rudgers, J.: Nature's microbiome: introduction. Mol Ecol. (6):1225-37. doi: 10.1111/mec.12676. (2014) PubMed
B.Sc. and M.Sc. theses
Oliver Jäckle.: Experimental molecular and biochemical characterization of the Paracatenula symbiosis. Master thesis 69 pp. University of Bremen (2014)

Microbial Genomics Group

Davies, N., D. Field, L. Amaral-Zettler, M. Bicak, S. Bourlat, J. Coddington, J. Deck, A. Drummond, J. A. Gilbert, and F. O. Glöckner: Report of the 14th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting, Oxford, UK, September 17-21, 2012. SIGS 9:1236-1250. (2014) PubMed  Full Text 
Davies, N., D. Field, L. Amaral-Zettler, M. Clark, J. Deck, A. Drummond, D. Faith, J. Geller, J. Gilbert, F. Glöckner, P. Hirsch, J.-A. Leong, C. Meyer, M. Obst, S. Planes, C. Scholin, A. Vogler, R. Gates, R. Toonen, V. Berteaux-Lecellier, M. Barbier, K. Barker, S. Bertilsson, M. Bicak, M. Bietz, J. Bobe, L. Bodrossy, A. Borja, J. Coddington, and J. Fuhrman: The founding charter of the Genomic Observatories Network. GigaScience 3:2. (2014) PubMed  Full Text 
Field, D., P. Sterk, R. Kottmann, J. W. De Smet, L. Amaral-Zettler, G. Cochrane, J. R. Cole, N. Davies, P. Dawyndt, G. M. Garrity, J. A. Gilbert, F. O. Glöckner, L. Hirschman, H. P. Klenk, R. Knight, N. Kyrpides, F. Meyer, I. Karsch-Mizrachi, N. Morrison, R. Robbins, I. San Gil, S. Sansone, L. Schriml, T. Tatusova, D. Ussery, P. Yilmaz, O. White, J. Wooley, and G. Caporaso: Genomic standards consortium projects. SIGS 9:599-601. (2014) PubMed  Full Text  
Glass, E. M., Y. Dribinsky, P. Yilmaz, H. Levin, R. Van Pelt, D. Wendel, A. Wilke, J. A. Eisen, S. Huse, A. Shipanova, M. Sogin, J. Stajich, R. Knight, F. Meyer, and L. M. Schriml: MIxS-BE: a MIxS extension defining a minimum information standard for sequence data from the built environment. Isme J. 8:1-3. (2014) ISME  Full Text  
Harrington, C., F. J. Reen, M. J. Mooij, F. A. Stewart, J.-B. Chabot, A. F. Guerra, F. O. Glöckner, K. F. Nielsen, L. Gram, and A. D. Dobson: Characterisation of Non-Autoinducing Tropodithietic Acid (TDA) Production from Marine Sponge Pseudovibrio Species. Marine drugs 12:5960-5978. (2014) PubMed
Jan, C., J. M. Petersen, J. Werner, H. Teeling, S. Huang, F. O. Glöckner, O. V. Golyshina, N. Dubilier, P. N. Golyshin, M. Jebbar, and M.-A. Cambon-Bonavita: The gill chamber epibiosis of deep-sea shrimp Rimicaris exoculata: an in-depth metagenomic investigation and discovery of Zetaproteobacteria. Environ. Microbiol. 16:2723-2738. (2014) PubMed
Klindworth, A., A. J. Mann, S. Huang, A. Wichels, C. Quast, J. Waldmann, H. Teeling, and F. O. Glöckner: Diversity and activity of marine bacterioplankton during a diatom bloom in the North Sea assessed by total RNA and pyrotag sequencing. Mar Genomics 18:185-192. (2014) PubMed
Klindworth, A., J. Schnetzer, I. Kostadinov, R. Kottmann, and F. Glöckner: Ocean Sampling Day: Genomische Schatzsuche im Meer. BIOspektrum 20:351-353. (2014) micro3
Klindworth, A., M. Richter, T. Richter-Heitmann, C.-E. Wegner, C. S. Frank, J. Harder, and F. O. Glöckner: Permanent draft genome of Rhodopirellula rubra SWK7. Marine Genomics 13:11-12. (2014) PubMed
Kolinko, S., M. Richter, F. O. Glöckner, A. Brachmann, and D. Schüler: Single cell genomics reveals potential for magnetite and greigite biomineralization in an uncultivated multicellular magnetotactic prokaryote. Environmental microbiology reports 6:524-531. (2014) Wiley
Kopf, A., I. Kostadinov, A. Wichels, C. Quast, and F. O. Glöckner: Metatranscriptome of marine bacterioplankton during winter time in the North Sea assessed by total RNA sequencing. Marine Genomics:online. (2014) ScienceDirect Full Text 
Kyrpides, N. C., P. Hugenholtz, J. A. Eisen, T. Woyke, M. Goker, C. T. Parker, R. Amann, B. J. Beck, P. S. Chain, J. Chun, R. R. Colwell, A. Danchin, P. Dawyndt, T. Dedeurwaerdere, E. F. DeLong, J. C. Detter, P. De Vos, T. J. Donohue, X. Z. Dong, D. S. Ehrlich, C. Fraser, R. Gibbs, J. Gilbert, P. Gilna, F. O. Glöckner, J. K. Jansson, J. D. Keasling, R. Knight, D. Labeda, A. Lapidus, J. S. Lee, W. J. Li, J. Ma, V. Markowitz, E. R. Moore, M. Morrison, F. Meyer, K. E. Nelson, M. Ohkuma, C. A. Ouzounis, N. Pace, J. Parkhill, N. Qin, R. Rossello-Mora, J. Sikorski, D. Smith, M. Sogin, R. Stevens, U. Stingl, K. Suzuki, D. Taylor, J. M. Tiedje, B. Tindall, M. Wagner, G. Weinstock, J. Weissenbach, O. White, J. Wang, L. Zhang, Y. G. Zhou, D. Field, W. B. Whitman, G. M. Garrity, and H. P. Klenk: Genomic encyclopedia of bacteria and archaea: sequencing a myriad of type strains. PLoS Biol 12:e1001920. (2014) PubMed  Full Text  
Medema, M. H., Y. Paalvast, D. D. Nguyen, A. Melnik, P. C. Dorrestein, E. Takano, and R. Breitling: Pep2Path: Automated Mass Spectrometry-Guided Genome Mining of Peptidic Natural Products. PLoS Comput. Biol. 10:1-7. (2014)  PubMed  Full Text 
Richter, M., T. Richter-Heitmann, A. Klindworth, C.-E. Wegner, C. S. Frank, J. Harder, and F. O. Glöckner: Permanent draft genomes of the three Rhodopirellula baltica strains SH28, SWK14 and WH47. Marine Genomics 13:13-14. (2014) PubMed
Richter, M., T. Richter-Heitmann, A. Klindworth, C.-E. Wegner, C. S. Frank, J. Harder, and F. O. Glöckner: Permanent draft genomes of the Rhodopirellula maiorica strain SM1. Marine Genomics 13:19-20. (2014) PubMed
Richter-Heitmann, T., M. Richter, A. Klindworth, C.-E. Wegner, C. S. Frank, F. O. Glöckner, and J. Harder: Permanent draft genomes of the two Rhodopirellula europaea strains 6C and SH398. Marine Genomics 13:15-16. (2014) PubMed
Waldmann, J., J. Gerken, W. Hankeln, T. Schweer, and F. O. Glöckner: FastaValidator: an open-source Java library to parse and validate FASTA formatted sequences. BMC research notes 7:365. (2014) PubMed  Full Text  
Wegner, C.-E., M. Richter, T. Richter-Heitmann, A. Klindworth, C. S. Frank, F. O. Glöckner, and J. Harder: Permanent draft genome of Rhodopirellula sallentina SM41. Marine Genomics 13:17-18. (2014) PubMed
Werner, J., M. Ferrer, G. Michel, A. J. Mann, S. Huang, S. Juarez, S. Ciordia, J. P. Albar, M. Alcaide, V. La Cono, M. M. Yakimov, A. Antunes, M. Taborda, M. S. da Costa, T. Hai, F. O. Glöckner, O. V. Golyshina, P. N. Golyshin, H. Teeling, and The MAMBA Consortium: Halorhabdus tiamatea: proteogenomics and glycosidase activity measurements identify the first cultivated euryarchaeon from a deep-sea anoxic brine lake as potential polysaccharide degrader. Environ. Microbiol. 16:2525-2537. (2014) PubMed
Wieczorek, J., O. Banki, S. Blum, J. Deck, M. Doring, G. Droge, D. Endresen, P. Goldstein, P. Leary, L. Krishtalka, E. O. Tuama, R. J. Robbins, T. Robertson, and P. Yilmaz: Meeting Report: GBIF hackathon-workshop on Darwin Core and sample data (22-24 May 2013). SIGS 9:614-627. (2014) PubMed
Xing, P., R. L. Hahnke, F. Unfried, S. Markert, S. Huang, T. Barbeyron, J. Harder, D. Becher, T. Schweder, F. O. Glöckner, R. I. Amann, and H. Teeling: Niches of two polysaccharide-degrading Polaribacter isolates from the North Sea during a spring diatom bloom. ISME J:online. (2014)  PubMed  Full Text 
Yarza, P., P. Yilmaz, E. Pruesse, F. O. Glöckner, W. Ludwig, K. H. Schleifer, W. B. Whitman, J. Euzeby, R. Amann, and R. Rossello-Mora: Uniting the classification of cultured and uncultured bacteria and archaea using 16S rRNA gene sequences. Nature Rev. Microbiol. 12:635-645. (2014) PubMed
Yilmaz, P., L. W. Parfrey, P. Yarza, J. Gerken, E. Pruesse, C. Quast, T. Schweer, J. Peplies, W. Ludwig, and F. O. Glöckner: The SILVA and "All-species Living Tree Project (LTP)" taxonomic frameworks. Nucleic Acid Res. 42:D643-D648. (2014) NAR  Full Text  

HGF MPG Deep-Sea Ecology and Technology Group

Allen K.D., Wegener G. and White R.H.: Discovery of multiple modified F430 coenzymes in methanogens and anaerobic methanotrophic Archaea suggests possible new roles for F430 in nature. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 80(20): 6403-6412. doi:10.1128/AEM.02202-14. (2014) PubMed
Al-Najjar M.A.A., Ramette A., Kühl M., Hamza W., Klatt J.M. and Polerecky L.: Spatial patterns and links between microbial community composition and function in cyanobacterial mats. Front. Microbiol. 5: 406. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00406. (2014) PubMed Full Text 
Buttigieg, P.L. and Ramette, A.: A guide to statistical analysis in microbial ecology: a community-focused, living review of multivariate data analyses. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 90: 543–550. doi: 10.1111/1574-6941.12437. (2014) Wiley
Cherkasheva A., Bracher A., Melsheimer C., Köberle C., Gerdes R., Nöthig E.-M., Bauerfeind E., Boetius A.: Influence of the physical environment on polar phytoplankton blooms: a case study in the Fram Strait. Journal of Marine Systems doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2013.11.008. (2014) ScienceDirect
Felden J., Ruff S.E., Ertefai T., Inagaki F., Hinrichs K.-U. and Wenzhöfer F.: Anaerobic methanotrophic community of a 5346 m-deep vesicomyid clam colony in the Japan Trench. Geobiology, 12: 183-199. doi: 10.1111/gbi.12078. (2014) Wiley
Fernández-Méndez M., Wenzhöfer F., Peeken I., Sorensen H.L., Glud R.N. and Boetius A.: Composition, buoyancy regulation and fate of ice algal aggregates in the Central Arctic Ocean. PLoS ONE 9(9): e107452. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0107452. (2014) PubMed  Full Text 
Feseker T., Boetius A., Wenzhöfer F., Blandin J., Olu K., Yoerger D.R., Camilli R., German C.R., de Beer D.: Eruption of a deep-sea mud volcano triggers rapid sediment movement. 5: 5385. doi: 10.1038/ncomms6385. (2014) nature  Full Text  
Friedrich J., Janssen F., Aleynik D., Bange H.W., Boltacheva N., Cagatay M.N., Dale A.W., Etiope G., Erdem Z., Geraga M., Gilli A., Gomoiu M.T., Hall P.O.J., Hansson D., He Y., Holtappels M., Kirf M.K., Kononets M., Konovalov S., Lichtschlag A., Livingstone D.M., Marinaro G., Mazlumyan S., Naehr S., North R.P., Papatheodorou G., Pfannkuche O., Prien R., Rehder G., Schubert C.J., Soltwedel T., Sommer S., Stahl H., Stanev E.V., Teaca A., Tengberg A., Waldmann C., Wehrli B., Wenzhöfer F.: Investigating hypoxia in aquatic environments: diverse approaches to addressing a complex phenomenon. Biogeosciences 11: 1215-1259. doi:10.5194/bg-11-1215-2014. (2014) Biogeosciences  Full Text 
Gobet, A., Boetius, A., Ramette, A.: Ecological coherence of diversity patterns derived from classical fingerprinting and Next Generation Sequencing techniques. Environ Microbiol. 16(9):2672-81. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12308. (2014) PubMed
Koop-Jakobsen K. and Wenzhöfer F.: The Dynamics of Plant-Mediated Sediment Oxygenation in Spartina anglica Rhizospheres - a Planar Optode Study. Estuaries and Coasts. doi: 10.1007/s12237-014-9861-y. (2014) Springer  Full Text 
Pop Ristova P., Wenzhöfer F., Ramette A., Felden J. and Boetius A.: Spatial scales of bacterial community diversity at cold seeps (Eastern Mediterranean Sea). ISME Journal. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2014.217. (2014) ISME
Ramette A. and Buttigieg P.L.: The R package otu2ot for implementing the entropy decomposition of nucleotide variation in sequence data. Front. Microbiol. 5:601. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00601. (2014) PubMed  Full Text 
Raulf F.F., Fabricius K., Uthicke S., de Beer D., Abed R.M.M., Ramette A.: Changes in microbial communities in coastal sediments along natural CO2 gradients at a volcanic vent in Papua New Guinea. Environmental Microbiology. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12729. (2014) PubMed
Römer M., Sahling H., Pape T., dos Santos Ferreira C., Wenzhöfer F., Boetius A. and Bohrmann G.: Methane fluxes and carbonate deposits at a cold seep area of the Central Nile Deep Sea Fan, Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Marine Geology 347: 27-42. (2014) PubMed
Ruff S. E., Probandt D., Zinkann A.-C., Iversen M., Klaas C., Würzberg L., Rödiger-Krombholz N., Wolf-Gladrow D., Amann R. and Knittel K.: Indications for algae-degrading benthic microbial communities in the deep-sea sediments along the Antarctic Polar Front. Deep-Sea Research Part II, 108: 6-16. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.05.011. (2014) ScienceDirect
Turnewisch R., Falahat S., Stehlikova J., Oguri K., Glud R.N., Middelboe M., Kitazato H., Wenzhöfer F., Ando K., Fujio S., Yanagimoto D.: Recent sediment dynamics in hadal trenches: evidence for the influence of higher frequency (tidal, near-inertial) fluid dynamics. Deep Sea Research I 90: 125 – 138. (2014) ScienceDirect
Zimmermann J., Lott C., Weber M., Ramette A., Bright M., Dubilier N. and Petersen J.M.: Dual symbiosis with co-occurring sulfur-oxidizing symbionts in vestimentiferan tubeworms from a Mediterranean hydrothermal vent. Environmental Microbiology. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.12427. (2014) Wiley
Zinger L., Boetius A., Ramette A.: Bacterial taxa-area and distance-decay relationships in marine environments. Molecular Ecology 23(4): 954-964. doi: 10.1111/mec.12640. (2014) Wiley
Katlein C., Fernández-Méndez M., Wenzhöfer F. and Nicolaus M.: Distribution of algal aggregates under summer sea ice in the Central Arctic. Polar Biology. (2014) ePIC
Yoshinaga M.Y., Holler T., Goldhammer T., Wegener G., Pohlman J.P., Brunner B., Kuypers M.M.M., Hinrichs K.-U. and Elvert M.: Carbon isotope equilibration during sulphate-limited anaerobic oxidation of methane. Nature Geoscience. (2014) nature
B.Sc. and M.Sc. theses
Harding, Katie Jean: Thermophilic consortia involving HotSeep-1. University of Bremen/ Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology. (2014).
Rapp, Josephine. Z.: Bacterial diversity in sea ice, melt ponds, water column, ice algal aggregates and deep-sea sediments of the Central Arctic Ocean. 99 pp. University of Bremen/ Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology. (2014).
Becker, S.: Effects of organic carbon enrichment on benthic bacterial communities from the Arctic deep sea (HAUSGARTEN, Fram Strait). Hochschule Bremerhaven (2014).

Microbial Fitness Group

Hahnke, S., Moosmann, P., Erb, T., Strous, M.: An improved medium for the anaerobic growth of Paracoccus denitrificans Pd1222. Front Microbiol. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00018. (2014) PubMed  Full Text 
Hanke, A., Hamann, E., Sharma, R., Geelhoed, J., Hargesheimer, T., Kraft, B., Meyer, V., Lenk, S., Osmers, H., Wu, R., Makinwa, K., Hettich, R., Banfield, J., Tegetmeyer, H., Strous, M.: Recoding of the stop codon UGA to glycine by a BD1-5/SN-2 bacterium and niche partitioning between Alpha- and Gammaproteobacteria in a tidal sediment microbial community naturally selected in a laboratory chemostat. Front Microbiol. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00231. (2014) PubMed  Full Text 
Kraft, B., Tegetmeyer, H., Meier, D., Geelhoed, J., Strous, M.: Rapid succession of uncultured marine bacterial and archaeal populations in a denitrifying continuous culture. Environ Microbiol. 16(10):3275-86. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12552. (2014) PubMed
Kraft, B., Tegetmeyer, H., Sharma, R., Klotz, M., Ferdelman, T., Hettich, R., Geelhoed, J., Strous, M.: The environmental controls that govern the end product of bacterial nitrate respiration. Science Vol. 345 no. 6197 pp. 676-679 DOI: 10.1126/science.1254070. (2014) Science
Rodrí­guez-Dí­az, M., Cerrone, F., Sánchez-Peinado, M., SantaCruz-Calvo, L., Pozo, C., López, J.: Massilia umbonata sp nov., able to accumulate poly-beta-hydroxybutyrate, isolated from a sewage sludge compost-soil microcosm. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 64(Pt 1):131-7. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.049874-0. (2014) PubMed
Ph.D. theses
Beate Kraft: Competition in nitrate-reducing microbial communities, Universität Bremen (2014)
Anna Hanke: Continuouos Cultivation of Janssand Microbial Communities Response to Varying Oxygen Concentrations and Temperatures, Universität Bremen (2014)

Microbial Habitat Group

Ph.D. theses
Mar Fernandez Mendez: Primary productivity in Arctic sea ice and ocean, Universität Bremen (2014)
Marianne Jacob: Influence of Global Change on microbial communities in Arctic sediments, Universität Bremen (2014)

Mar Mic

B.Sc. and M.Sc. theses
Karen Krüger: Abundance and Arrangements of Carbohyrate-Active Enzymes in Marine Pelagic Flavobacteria. Master thesis 63 pp. University of Bremen (2014)
Nadine Lehnen: The role of Spirochetes in heterotrophic dinitrogen fixation. Master thesis 58 pp. University of Bremen (2014)
Edinson Andrés Puentes Cala: Transposon mutagenesis targeting the linalool metabolism in Thauera linaloolentis 47Lol. Master thesis 78 pp. University of Bremen (2014)
Martijin J. Karreman: Bacterial diversity in salinity gradients of the Baltic Sea. Master thesis 35 pp. University of Bremen (2014)
Jennifer Bachmann: Transcriptomic response of Chaetoceros debilis to ocean acidification and dynamic light. Master thesis 64 pp. University of Bremen (2014)
Anny Cárdenas: Bacterial community shifts and impact on aggregate formation in coral and macroalgae mesocosms under elevated organic carbon and pCO2 concentrations. Master thesis 65 pp. University of Bremen (2014)
Tanja Fischer: Extracellular structures of Flavobacteria. Master thesis 101 pp. University of Bremen (2014)
Sebastian Haas: A biofilm in a sulfidic underwater cave: Evidence for low-light adapted anoxygenic photosynthesis and preliminary insights into sulfur biogeochemistry. Master thesis 67 pp. University of Bremen (2014)
Rebecca Ansorge: Strain diversity and genome evolution in chemoautotrophic symbionts of Bathymodiolus mussels. Master thesis 78 pp. University of Bremen (2014)
Burak Avci: Ecophysiological Role of Reinekea species during a Phytoplankton Bloom in the North Sea. Master thesis 50 pp. Univerity of Bremen (2014)
Ph.D. theses
Gabriela Alfaro Espinoza: A bacteria-plant model system to study nitrogen fixation in mangrove ecosystems, Ph.D theses, Jacobs University (2014)

MPI-ICBM-Brückengruppe für marine Geochemie

Ph.D. theses
Sven Lahme: Physiological and molecular investigation of the anaerobic 4-methylbenzoate and benzoate degradation in Magnetospirillum sp.strain pMbN1, Ph.D. theses, Universität Oldenburg (2014)
Helena Osterholz: From freshly produced compounds to refractory molecules – tracing sources and fate of dissolved organic matter in the ocean. Ph.D. theses, Universität Oldenburg (2014)
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