Microbiology: biogeochemistry and biotechnology

Spotlight on Publications

Our research staff produce a range of publications within the theme of Microbiology, biogeochemistry and biotechnology. This list represents the best of the best from 2014 to the present day. 

George, P, Lallias, D, Creer, S, Seaton, F, Kenny, JG, Eccles, RM, Griffiths, RI, Lebron, I, Emmett, B, Robinson, D & Jones, DL 2019, 'Divergent national-scale trends of microbial and animal biodiversity revealed across diverse temperate soil ecosystems', Nature Communications, vol. 10, 1107. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-09031-1

Hill, P, Broughton, R, Bougoure, J, Havelange, W, Newsham, KK, Gran, H, Murphy, DV, Clode, P, Ramayah, S, Marsden, K, Quilliam, R, Roberts, P, Brown, C, Read, DJ, DeLuca, T, Bardgett, RD, Hopkins, DW & Jones, DL 2019, 'Angiosperm symbioses with non-mycorrhizal fungal partners enhance N acquisition from ancient organic matter in a warming maritime Antarctic', Ecology Letters, vol. 22, no. 12, pp. 2111-2119. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.13399

Cox, F., Newsham, K.K., Bol, R., Dungait, J.A.J. and Robinson, C.H. (2016), Not poles apart: Antarctic soil fungal communities show similarities to those of the distant Arctic. Ecology Letters, 19: 528-536. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.12587

Yuan, JJ, Xiang, J, Liu, D, Kang, H, He, T, Kim, S, Lin, Y, Freeman, C & Ding, WX 2019, 'Rapid growth in greenhouse gas emissions from the adoption of industrial-scale aquaculture', Nature Climate Change, vol. 9, pp. 318-322. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-019-0425-9

Chadwick, DR, Cardenas, LM, Dhanoa, MS, Donovan, N, Misselbrook, T, Williams, JR, Thorman, RE, McGeough, KL, Watson, CJ, Watson, CJ, Bell, M, Anthony, SG & Rees, RM 2018, 'The contribution of cattle urine and dung to nitrous oxide emissions: Quantification of country specific emission factors and implications for national inventories', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 635, pp. 607-617. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.04.152

Denman, S, Doonan, J, Ransom-Jones, E, Broberg, M, Plummer, S, Kirk, SA, Scarlett, K, Griffiths, A, Kaczmarek, M, Foster, J, Peace, A, Golyshin, P, Hassard, F, Brown, N, Kenny, JG & McDonald, J 2018, 'Microbiome and infectivity studies reveal complex polyspecies tree disease in Acute Oak Decline', The ISME Journal, vol. 12, pp. 386-399. https://doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2017.170

Sorokin, DY, Makarova, KS, Abbas, B, Ferrer, M, Golyshin, P, Galinski, EA, Ciordia, S, Mena, MC, Merkel, AY, Wolf, YI, van Loosdrecht, MCM & Koonin, EV 2017, 'Discovery of extremely halophilic, methyl-reducing euryarchaea provides insights into the evolutionary origin of methanogenesis', Nature Microbiology, vol. 2, 17081 . https://doi.org/10.1038/nmicrobiol.2017.81

Sorokin, DY, Kublanov, IV, Gavrilov, SN, Rojo, D, Roman, P, Golyshin, P, Slepak, VZ, Smedile, F, Ferrer, M, Messina, E, La Cono, V & Yakimov, MM 2016, 'Elemental sulfur and acetate can support life of a novel strictly anaerobic haloarchaeon', ISME Journal, vol. 10, pp. 240-252. https://doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2015.79

Golyshina, O, Toshchakov, SV, Makarova, KS, Gavrilov, SN, Korzhenkov, AA, La Cono, V, Arcadi, E, Nechitaylo, TY, Ferrer, M, Kublanov, IV, Wolf, YI, Yakimov, MM & Golyshin, P 2017, '“ARMAN” archaea depend on association with euryarchaeal host in culture and in situ', Nature Communications, vol. 8, 60. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-00104-7

Huang, L, Khusnutdinova, A, Nocek, B, Brown, G, Xu, X, Cui, H, Petit, P, Flick, R, Zallot, R, Balmant, K, Ziemak, MJ, Shanklin, J, de Crecy-Lagard, V, Fiehn, O, Gregory, JFIII, Joachimiak, A, Savchenko, A, Yakunin, AF & Hanson, AD 2016, 'A family of metal-dependent phosphatases implicated in metabolite damage-control', Nature Chemical Biology, vol. 12, no. 8, pp. 621-627. https://doi.org/10.1038/NCHEMBIO.2108

Wang, P-H, Khusnutdinova, AN, Luo, F, Xiao, J, Nemr, K, Flick, R, Brown, G, Mahadevan, R, Edwards, E & Yakunin, A 2018, 'Biosynthesis and activity of prenylated FMN cofactors', Cell Chemical Biology, vol. 25, no. 5, pp. 560-570. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chembiol.2018.02.007

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