Publications

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2020

Conrad, R., Klose, M. and Enrich-Prast, A. (2020)
Acetate turnover and methanogenic pathways in Amazonian lake sediments. Biogeosciences 17, 1063-1069
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Conrad, R. (2020)
Importance of hydrogenotrophic, aceticlastic and methylotrophic methanogenesis for methane production in terrestrial, aquatic and other anoxic environments: A mini review. Pedosphere 30, 25-39
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Hernández, M. Calabi, M., Conrad, R. and Dumont, M. G. (2020)
Analysis of the microbial communities in soils of different ages following volcanic eruptions. Pedosphere 30, 126-134
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Ji, Y., Conrad, R. and Xu, Hua (2020)
Responses of archaeal, bacterial, and functional microbial communities to growth season and nitrogen fertilization in fice fields. Biol. Fertil. Soils 56, 81-95
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Yuan, Q., Huang, X., Rui, J., Qiu, S. and Conrad, R. (2020)
Methane production from rice straw carbon in five different methanogenic rice soils: rates, quantities and microbial communities. Acta Geochim. 39, 181-191
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2019

Deng Y, Che R, Wang F, Conrad R, Dumont M, Yun J, Wu Y, Hu A, Fang J, Xu Z, Cui X, Wang Y. (2019)
Upland Soil Cluster Gamma dominates methanotrophic communities in upland grassland soils. Sci Total Environ. 670, 826-836
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Deng, Y., Liu, P., Conrad, R. (2019) Effect of temperature on the microbial community responsible for methane production in alkaline NamCo wetland soil. Soil. Biol. Biochem. 132, 69-79
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Fu, B., Jin, X., Conrad, R., Liu, H. and Liu, H. (2019)
Competition between chemolithotrophic acetogenesis and hydrogenotrophic methanogenesis for exogenous H2/CO2 in anaerobically digested sludge: Impact of temperature. Frontiers Microbiol. 10:2418
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Hernández M, Klose M, Claus P, Bastviken D, Marotta H, Figueiredo V, Enrich-Prast A, Conrad R. (2019)
Structure, function and resilience to desiccation of methanogenic microbial communities in temporarily inundated soils of the Amazon rainforest (Cunia Reserve, Rondonia). Environ Microbiol. 21, 1702-1717
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Liu P, Klose M, Conrad R. (2019)
Temperature-Dependent Network Modules of Soil Methanogenic Bacterial and Archaeal Communities. Front Microbiol. 10:496
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Yuan, H., Zhang, Z., Qin, S., Zhou, S., Hu, C., Clough, T., Wrage-Mönnig, N., Luo, J. and Conrad, R. (2019) Effects of nitrate and water content on acetylene inhibition technique bias when analyzing soil denitrification rates under an aerobic atmosphere. Geoderma 334, 33-36
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2018

Dong, X., Greening, C., Brüls, T., Conrad, R., Guo, K., Blaskowski, S., Kaschani, F., Kaiser, M., AbuLaban, N., Meckenstock, R. U. (2018) Fermentative Spirochaetes mediate necromass recycling in anoxic hydrocarbon-contaminated habitats. ISME J. 12, 2039-2050
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Fu, B., Conrad, R. and Blaser, M. (2018) Potential contribution of acetogenesis to anaerobic degradation in methanogenic rice field soils. Soil Biol. Biochem. 119, 1-10
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Ji, Y., Liu, P. and Conrad, R. (2018) Change of the pathway of methane production with progressing anoxic incubation of paddy soil. Soil. Biol. Biochem. 121, 177-184
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Ji, Y., Liu, P. and Conrad, R. (2018) Response of fermenting bacterial and methanogenic archaeal communities in paddy soil to progressing rice straw degradation. Soil. Biol. Biochem. 124, 70-80
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Liu, P., Pommerenke, B. and Conrad, R. (2018) Identification of Syntrophobacteraceae as major acetate-degrading sulfate reducing bacteria in Italian paddy soil. Environ. Microbiol. 20, 337-354
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Liu, P., Klose, M. and Conrad, R. (2018) Temperature effects on structure and function of the methanogenic microbial communities in two paddy soils and one desert soil. Soil Biol. Biochem. 124, 236-244
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Martinson, G. O., Pommerenke, B., Brandt, F. B., Homeier, J., Burneo, J. I. and Conrad, R. (2018) Hydrogenotrophic methanogenesis is the dominant methanogenic pathway in neotropical tank bromeliad wetlands. Environ. Microbiol. Rep. 10, 33-39
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Valle, J., Gonsior, M., Harir, M., Enrich-Prast, A., Schmitt-Kopplin, P., Bastviken, D., Conrad, R. and Hertkorn, N. (2018) Extensive processing of sediment pore water dissolved organic matter during anoxic incubation as observed by high-field mass spectrometry (FTICR-MS). Water Res. 129, 252-263
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Yuan, Q., Hernández, M., Dumont, M. G., Rui, J., Fernández Scavino, A. and Conrad, R. (2018) Soil bacterial community mediates the effect of plant material on methanogenic decompositioin of soil organic matter. Soil Biol. Biochem. 116, 99-109
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2017

Brandt, F. B., Martinson, G. O. and Conrad, R. (2017) Bromeliad tanks are unique habitats for microbial communities involved in methane turnover. Plant Soil 410, 167-179
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Breidenbach, B., Brenzinger, K., Brandt, F. B., Blaser, M. B. and Conrad, R. (2017) The effect of crop rotation between wetland rice and upland maize on the microbial communities associated with roots. Plant and Soil 419, 435-445
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Deng, Y., Liu, Y., Dumont, M. and Conrad, R. (2017) Salinity affects the composition of the aerobic methanotroph community in alkaline lake sediments from the Tibetan Plateau. Microb. Ecol. 73, 101-110
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Hernández, M., Conrad, R., Klose, M., Ma, K. and Lu, Y. (2017) Structure and function of methanogenic microbial communities in soils from flooded rice and upland soybean fields from Sanjiang plain, NE China. Soil Biol. Biochem. 105, 81-91
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Herrmann, E., Young, W., Rosendale, D., Conrad, R., Riedel, C. U. and Egert, M. (2017) Determination of resistant starch assimilating bacteria in fecal samples of mice by in vitro RNA-based stable isotope probing. Frontiers Microbiol 1331-doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01331
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Herrmann, E., Young, W., Rosendale, D., Reichert-Grimm, V., Riedel, C. U., Conrad, R. and Egert, M. (2017) RNA-based stable isotope probing suggests Allobaculum spp. as particularly active glucose assimilators in a compley murine microbiota cultrured in vitro. BioMed Res. Inst. 2017, 1829685, doi: 10.1155/2017/1829685
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Kanaparthi, D., Reim, A., Martinson, G. O., Pommerenke, B. and Conrad, R. (2017) Methane emission from feather moss stands. Global Change Biol. 23, 4884-4895
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Liu, P. and Conrad, R. (2017) Syntrophobacteraceae-affiliated species are major propionate-degrading sulfate reducers in paddy soil. Environ. Microbiol. 19, 1669-1686
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Liu, Y., Conrad, R., Yao, T., Gleixner, G. and Claus, P. (2017) Change of methane production pathway with sediment depth in a lake on the Tibetan plateau. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. 474, 279-286
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Vavilin, V., Rytov, S. and Conrad, R. (2017) Modelling methane formation in sediments of tropical lakes focusing on syntrophic acetate oxication: Dynamic and static carbon isotope equations. Ecol. Modelling 363, 81-95
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2016

Angel, R., Conrad, R. Dvorsky, M., Kopecky, M., Kotilínek, M. Hiiesalu, I., Schweingruber, F. and Doležal, J. (2016) The root-associated microbial community of the world’s highest growing vascular plants. Microb. Ecol. 72, 394-406
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Blaser, M. and Conrad, R. (2016) Stable carbon isotope fractionation as tracer of carbon cycling in soil ecosystems. Current Opinion Biotechn. 41, 122-129 
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Breidenbach, B., Blaser, M. B., Klose, M. and Conrad, R. (2016) Crop rotation of flooded rice with upland maize impacts the resident and active methanogenic microbial community. Environ. Microbiol. 18, 2868-2885
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Cai, Y., Zheng, Y., Bodelier, P. L. E., Conrad, R. and Jia, Z. (2016) Conventional methanotrophs are responsible for atmospheric methane oxidation in paddy soils. Nature Comm. 7, 11728 doi: 10.1038/ncomms11728
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Ji, Y., Angel, R., Klose, M., Claus, P., Marotta, H., Pinho, L., Enrich-Prast, A. and Conrad, R. (2016) Structure and function of methanogenic microbial communities in sediments of Amazonian lakes with different water types. Environ. Microbiol. 18, 5082-5100
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Liu Y, Priscu J. C, Xiong J, Conrad R, Vick-Majors T, Chu H and Hou J. (2016) Salinity drives archaeal distribution patterns in high altitude lake sediments on the Tibetan Plateau. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 92, fiw033 doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiw033
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Malghani, S., Reim, A., von Fischer, J., Conrad, R., Kuebler, K. and Trumbore, S. E. (2016) Soil methanotroph abundance and community composition are not influenced by substrate availability in laboratory incubations. Soil Biol. Biochem. 101, 184-194
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Wörner, S., Zecchin, S., Dan, J., Todorova, N. H., Loy, A., Conrad, R. and Pester, M. (2016) Gypsum amendment to rice paddy soil stimulated bacteria involved in sulfur cycling but largely preserved the phylogenetic composition of the total bacterial community. Environ. Microbiol. Rep. 8, 413-423
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2015

Blaser, M., Dreisbach, L. K., and Conrad, R. (2015)
Carbon isotope fractionation of Thermoanaerobacter kivui in different growth media and at different total inorganic carbon concentrations. Org. Geochem. 81, 45-52
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Brandt, F. B., Martinson, G. O., Pommerenke, B., Pump, J., and Conrad, R. (2015)
Drying effects on archaeal community composition and methanogenesis in bromeliad tanks. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 91, 1-10
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Breidenbach, B. and Conrad, R. (2015)
Seasonal dynamics of bacterial and archaeal methanogenic communities in flooded rice fields and effect of drainage. Frontiers Microbiol. 5, 752, doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014.00752.
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Greening, C., Constant, P., Hards, K., Morales, S., Oakeshott, J. G., Russell, R. J., Taylor, M. C., Berney, M., Conrad, R., and Cook, G. M. (2015)
Atmospheric hydrogen scavenging: from enzymes to ecosystems [review]. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 81, 1190-1199
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Hernandez, M., Dumont, M. G., Yuan, Q., and Conrad, R. (2015)
Different bacterial populations associated with the roots and rizosphere of rice incorporate pland-derived carbon. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 81, 2244-2253
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Hori, T., Aoyagi, T., Itoh, H., Narihiro, T., Oikawa, A., Suzuki, K., Ogata, A., Friedrich, M. W., Conrad, R., and Kamagata, Y. (2015)
Isolation of microorganisms involved in reduction of crystalline iron(III) oxides in natural environments. Frontiers Microbiol. 6, 386, doi:10.3389/fmicb.2015.00386.
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Ji,Y., Fernandez Scavino, A., Klose, M., Claus, P., and Conrad, R. (2015)
Functional and structural responses of methanogenic microbial comunities in Uruguayan soils to intermittent drainage. Soil Biol.Biochem. 89, 238-247
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Kanaparthi, D. and Conrad, R. (2015)
Role of humic substances in promoting autotrophic growth in nitrate-dependent iron-oxidizing bacteria. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 38, 184-188
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Ke, X., Lu, W., and Conrad, R. (2015)
High oxygen concentration increases the abundance and activity of bacterial rather than archaeal nitrifiers in rice field soil. Microb.Ecol. 70, 961-970
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Pump, J., Pratscher, J., and Conrad, R. (2015)
Colonization of rice roots with methanogenic archaea controls photosynthesis-derived methane emission. Environ.Microbiol. 17, 2254-2260
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Schulz, K., Hunger, S., Brown, G.G., Tsai, S.M., Cerri, C.C., Conrad, R., and Drake, H.L. (2015)
Methanogenic food web in gut contents of the methane-emitting earthworm Eudrilus eugeniae from Brazil. ISME J. 9, 1778-1792
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