Hubalek V 1966 Horn M
Hubalek V 1966 Daims H
Hubalek V 1966 Berry D
Hubalek V 1966 Loy A
Hubalek V 1966 Wagner M
Hubalek V 1966 Eichorst SA
Hubalek V 1966 Mussmann M
Hubalek V 1966 Wasmund K
Hubalek V 1966 Herbold CW
Hubalek V 1966 Sedlacek CJ
Buck M 1967 Horn M
Buck M 1967 Daims H
Buck M 1967 Berry D
Buck M 1967 Loy A
Buck M 1967 Wagner M
Buck M 1967 Eichorst SA
Buck M 1967 Mussmann M
Buck M 1967 Wasmund K
Buck M 1967 Herbold CW
Buck M 1967 Sedlacek CJ
Tan B 1968 Horn M
Tan B 1968 Daims H
Tan B 1968 Berry D
Tan B 1968 Loy A
Tan B 1968 Wagner M
Tan B 1968 Eichorst SA
Tan B 1968 Mussmann M
Tan B 1968 Wasmund K
Tan B 1968 Herbold CW
Tan B 1968 Sedlacek CJ
Foght J 1969 Horn M
Foght J 1969 Daims H
Foght J 1969 Berry D
Foght J 1969 Loy A
Foght J 1969 Wagner M
Foght J 1969 Eichorst SA
Foght J 1969 Mussmann M
Foght J 1969 Wasmund K
Foght J 1969 Herbold CW
Foght J 1969 Sedlacek CJ
Wendeberg A 1970 Horn M
Wendeberg A 1970 Daims H
Wendeberg A 1970 Berry D
Wendeberg A 1970 Loy A
Wendeberg A 1970 Wagner M
Wendeberg A 1970 Eichorst SA
Wendeberg A 1970 Mussmann M
Wendeberg A 1970 Wasmund K
Wendeberg A 1970 Herbold CW
Wendeberg A 1970 Sedlacek CJ
Berry D 275 Horn M
Berry D 275 Daims H
Berry D 275 Berry D
Berry D 275 Loy A
Berry D 275 Wagner M
Berry D 275 Eichorst SA
Berry D 275 Mussmann M
Berry D 275 Wasmund K
Berry D 275 Herbold CW
Berry D 275 Sedlacek CJ
Bertilsson S 1971 Horn M
Bertilsson S 1971 Daims H
Bertilsson S 1971 Berry D
Bertilsson S 1971 Loy A
Bertilsson S 1971 Wagner M
Bertilsson S 1971 Eichorst SA
Bertilsson S 1971 Mussmann M
Bertilsson S 1971 Wasmund K
Bertilsson S 1971 Herbold CW
Bertilsson S 1971 Sedlacek CJ
Eiler A 1972 Horn M
Eiler A 1972 Daims H
Eiler A 1972 Berry D
Eiler A 1972 Loy A
Eiler A 1972 Wagner M
Eiler A 1972 Eichorst SA
Eiler A 1972 Mussmann M
Eiler A 1972 Wasmund K
Eiler A 1972 Herbold CW
Eiler A 1972 Sedlacek CJ
Lesaulnier CC 1920 Horn M
Lesaulnier CC 1920 Daims H
Lesaulnier CC 1920 Berry D
Lesaulnier CC 1920 Loy A
Lesaulnier CC 1920 Wagner M
Lesaulnier CC 1920 Eichorst SA
Lesaulnier CC 1920 Mussmann M
Lesaulnier CC 1920 Wasmund K
Lesaulnier CC 1920 Herbold CW
Lesaulnier CC 1920 Sedlacek CJ
Herbold CW 321 Horn M
Herbold CW 321 Daims H
Herbold CW 321 Berry D
Herbold CW 321 Loy A
Herbold CW 321 Wagner M
Herbold CW 321 Eichorst SA
Herbold CW 321 Mussmann M
Herbold CW 321 Wasmund K
Herbold CW 321 Herbold CW
Herbold CW 321 Sedlacek CJ
Pelikan C 322 Horn M
Pelikan C 322 Daims H
Pelikan C 322 Berry D
Pelikan C 322 Loy A
Pelikan C 322 Wagner M
Pelikan C 322 Eichorst SA
Pelikan C 322 Mussmann M
Pelikan C 322 Wasmund K
Pelikan C 322 Herbold CW
Pelikan C 322 Sedlacek CJ
Gérard C 1921 Horn M
Gérard C 1921 Daims H
Gérard C 1921 Berry D
Gérard C 1921 Loy A
Gérard C 1921 Wagner M
Gérard C 1921 Eichorst SA
Gérard C 1921 Mussmann M
Gérard C 1921 Wasmund K
Gérard C 1921 Herbold CW
Gérard C 1921 Sedlacek CJ
Le Coz X 1922 Horn M
Le Coz X 1922 Daims H
Le Coz X 1922 Berry D
Le Coz X 1922 Loy A
Le Coz X 1922 Wagner M
Le Coz X 1922 Eichorst SA
Le Coz X 1922 Mussmann M
Le Coz X 1922 Wasmund K
Le Coz X 1922 Herbold CW
Le Coz X 1922 Sedlacek CJ
Gagnot S 1923 Horn M
Gagnot S 1923 Daims H
Gagnot S 1923 Berry D
Gagnot S 1923 Loy A
Gagnot S 1923 Wagner M
Gagnot S 1923 Eichorst SA
Gagnot S 1923 Mussmann M
Gagnot S 1923 Wasmund K
Gagnot S 1923 Herbold CW
Gagnot S 1923 Sedlacek CJ
Berry D 275 Horn M
Berry D 275 Daims H
Berry D 275 Berry D
Berry D 275 Loy A
Berry D 275 Wagner M
Berry D 275 Eichorst SA
Berry D 275 Mussmann M
Berry D 275 Wasmund K
Berry D 275 Herbold CW
Berry D 275 Sedlacek CJ
Niggemann J 1924 Horn M
Niggemann J 1924 Daims H
Niggemann J 1924 Berry D
Niggemann J 1924 Loy A
Niggemann J 1924 Wagner M
Niggemann J 1924 Eichorst SA
Niggemann J 1924 Mussmann M
Niggemann J 1924 Wasmund K
Niggemann J 1924 Herbold CW
Niggemann J 1924 Sedlacek CJ
Dittmar T 1925 Horn M
Dittmar T 1925 Daims H
Dittmar T 1925 Berry D
Dittmar T 1925 Loy A
Dittmar T 1925 Wagner M
Dittmar T 1925 Eichorst SA
Dittmar T 1925 Mussmann M
Dittmar T 1925 Wasmund K
Dittmar T 1925 Herbold CW
Dittmar T 1925 Sedlacek CJ
Singer GA 1153 Horn M
Singer GA 1153 Daims H
Singer GA 1153 Berry D
Singer GA 1153 Loy A
Singer GA 1153 Wagner M
Singer GA 1153 Eichorst SA
Singer GA 1153 Mussmann M
Singer GA 1153 Wasmund K
Singer GA 1153 Herbold CW
Singer GA 1153 Sedlacek CJ
Loy A 306 Horn M
Loy A 306 Daims H
Loy A 306 Berry D
Loy A 306 Loy A
Loy A 306 Wagner M
Loy A 306 Eichorst SA
Loy A 306 Mussmann M
Loy A 306 Wasmund K
Loy A 306 Herbold CW
Loy A 306 Sedlacek CJ
Berry D 275 Horn M
Berry D 275 Daims H
Berry D 275 Berry D
Berry D 275 Loy A
Berry D 275 Wagner M
Berry D 275 Eichorst SA
Berry D 275 Mussmann M
Berry D 275 Wasmund K
Berry D 275 Herbold CW
Berry D 275 Sedlacek CJ
Gutierrez T 642 Horn M
Gutierrez T 642 Daims H
Gutierrez T 642 Berry D
Gutierrez T 642 Loy A
Gutierrez T 642 Wagner M
Gutierrez T 642 Eichorst SA
Gutierrez T 642 Mussmann M
Gutierrez T 642 Wasmund K
Gutierrez T 642 Herbold CW
Gutierrez T 642 Sedlacek CJ
Publications | Microbial Ecology, University of Vienna


Publications in peer reviewed journals

3 Publications found
  • Vitamin and Amino Acid Auxotrophy in Anaerobic Consortia Operating under Methanogenic Conditions.

    Hubalek V, Buck M, Tan B, Foght J, Wendeberg A, Berry D, Bertilsson S, Eiler A
    2017 - mSystems, 5: e00038-17


    Syntrophy among Archaea and Bacteria facilitates the anaerobic degradation of organic compounds to CH4 and CO2. Particularly during aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbon mineralization, as in the case of crude oil reservoirs and petroleum-contaminated sediments, metabolic interactions between obligate mutualistic microbial partners are of central importance. Using micromanipulation combined with shotgun metagenomic approaches, we describe the genomes of complex consortia within short-chain alkane-degrading cultures operating under methanogenic conditions. Metabolic reconstruction revealed that only a small fraction of genes in the metagenome-assembled genomes encode the capacity for fermentation of alkanes facilitated by energy conservation linked to H2 metabolism. Instead, the presence of inferred lifestyles based on scavenging anabolic products and intermediate fermentation products derived from detrital biomass was a common feature. Additionally, inferred auxotrophy for vitamins and amino acids suggests that the hydrocarbon-degrading microbial assemblages are structured and maintained by multiple interactions beyond the canonical H2-producing and syntrophic alkane degrader-methanogen partnership. Compared to previous work, our report points to a higher order of complexity in microbial consortia engaged in anaerobic hydrocarbon transformation. IMPORTANCE Microbial interactions between Archaea and Bacteria mediate many important chemical transformations in the biosphere from degrading abundant polymers to synthesis of toxic compounds. Two of the most pressing issues in microbial interactions are how consortia are established and how we can modulate these microbial communities to express desirable functions. Here, we propose that public goods (i.e., metabolites of high energy demand in biosynthesis) facilitate energy conservation for life under energy-limited conditions and determine the assembly and function of the consortia. Our report suggests that an understanding of public good dynamics could result in new ways to improve microbial pollutant degradation in anaerobic systems.

  • Bottled aqua incognita: Microbiota assembly and dissolved organic matter diversity in natural mineral waters

    Lesaulnier CC, Herbold CW, Pelikan C, Gérard C, Le Coz X, Gagnot S, Berry D, Niggemann J, Dittmar T, Singer GA, Loy A
    2017 - Microbiome, 5: 126


    Background: Non-carbonated natural mineral waters contain microorganisms that regularly grow after bottling despite low concentrations of dissolved organic matter (DOM). Yet, the compositions of bottled water microbiota and organic substrates that fuel microbial activity, and how both change after bottling, are still largely unknown.

    Results: We performed a multifaceted analysis of microbiota and DOM diversity in twelve natural mineral waters from six European countries. 16S rRNA gene-based analyses showed that less than ten species-level operational taxonomic units (OTUs) dominated the bacterial communities in the water phase and associated with the bottle wall after a short phase of post-bottling growth. Members of the betaproteobacterial genera Curvibacter, Aquabacterium, and Polaromonas (Comamonadaceae) grew in most waters and represent ubiquitous, mesophilic, heterotrophic aerobes in bottled waters. Ultrahigh-resolution mass spectrometry of DOM in bottled waters and their corresponding source waters identified thousands of molecular formulae characteristic of mostly refractory, soil-derived DOM.

    Conclusions. The bottle environment, including source water physicochemistry, selected for growth of a similar low-diversity microbiota across various bottled waters. Relative abundance changes of hundreds of multi-carbon molecules were related to growth of less than ten abundant OTUs. We thus speculate that individual bacteria cope with oligotrophic conditions by simultaneously consuming diverse DOM molecules.

  • Evaluating the Detection of Hydrocarbon-Degrading Bacteria in 16S rRNA Gene Sequencing Surveys.

    Berry D, Gutierrez T
    2017 - Front Microbiol, 8: 2460


    Hydrocarbonoclastic bacteria (HCB) play a key role in the biodegradation of oil hydrocarbons in marine and other environments. A small number of taxa have been identified as obligate HCB, notably the Gammaproteobacterial genera Alcanivorax, Cycloclasticus, Marinobacter, Neptumonas, Oleiphilus, Oleispira, and Thalassolituus, as well as the Alphaproteobacterial genus Thalassospira. Detection of HCB in amplicon-based sequencing surveys relies on high coverage by PCR primers and accurate taxonomic classification. In this study, we performed a phylogenetic analysis to identify 16S rRNA gene sequence regions that represent the breadth of sequence diversity within these taxa. Using validated sequences, we evaluated 449 universal 16S rRNA gene-targeted bacterial PCR primer pairs for their coverage of these taxa. The results of this analysis provide a practical framework for selection of suitable primer sets for optimal detection of HCB in sequencing surveys.

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