Publications

2020  •   2019    2018   •  2017  •  2016  •  2015  •  2014  •  2013  •  2012  •  2011  •  2010-2007   •   2006-2005  
  2004 - 2000   •   1999 - 1997  •  1996-1991

2020

Hakobyan, A., and Liesack, W. (2020)
Unexpected metabolic versatility among type II methanotrophs in the Alphaproteobacteria. Biol. Chem., doi: 10.1515/hsz-2020-0200 (Online ahead-of-print).
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Hakobyan, A., Zhu, J., Glatter, T., Paczia, N., and Liesack, W. (2020) Hydrogen utilization by Methylocystis sp. strain SC2 expands the known metabolic versatility of type IIa methanotrophs. Metab. Eng. 61, 181-196.
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Kulichevskaya, I.S., Naumoff, D.G., Miroshnikov, K.K., Ivanova, A.A., Philippov, D.A., Hakobyan, A., Rijpstra, W.I.C., Damste, J.S., Liesack, W., and Dedysh, S.N. (2020) Limnoglobus roseus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel freshwater planctomycete with a giant genome from the family Gemmataceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 70, 1240-1249.
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2019

Bei, Q., Moser, G., Wu, X., Müller, C., and Liesack, W. (2019)
Metatranscriptomics reveals climate change effects on the rhizosphere microbiomes in European grassland. Soil. Biol. & Biochem. 138, article 107604.
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Oshkin, I.Y., Miroshnikov, K.K., Danilova, O.V., Hakobyan, A., Liesack, W., and Dedysh, S.N. (2019)
Thriving in wetlands: Ecophysiology of the spiral-shaped methanotroph Methylospira mobilis as revealed by the complete genome sequence. Microorganisms 7, 683.
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Hakobyan A., Schneider MB., Liesack W., and Glatter T. (2019)
Efficient Tandem LysC/Trypsin Digestion in Detergent Conditions. Proteomics 19, article 1900136.
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Abdallah, R.Z., Wegner, C.E., and Liesack, W. (2019)
Community transcriptomics reveals drainage effects on paddy soil microbiome across all three domains of life. Soil Biol. & Biochem. 132, 131-142.
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2018

Peng, J., Wegner, C.E., Bei, Q., Liu, P., and Liesack, W. (2018)
Metatranscriptomics reveals a differential temperature effect on the structural and functional organization of the anaerobic food web in rice field soil. Microbiome 6, 169.
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Hakobyan, A., Liesack, W., and Glatter, T. (2018) Crude-MS strategy for in-depth proteome analysis of the methane-oxidizing Methylocystis sp. strain SC2. J. Proteome Res. 17, 3086-3103.
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Ivanova, A.A., Wegner, C.E., Kim, Y., Liesack, W., and Dedysh, S.N. (2018)
Metatranscriptomics reveals the hydrolytic potential of peat-inhabiting Planctomycetes. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 111, 801-809.
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Han, D., Dedysh, S.N., and Liesack, W. (2018)
Unusual genomic traits suggest Methylocystis bryophila S285 to be well adapted for life in peatlands. Genome Biol. Evol. 10, 623-628.
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2017

Han, D., Link, H., and Liesack, W. (2017)
Response of Methylocystis sp. strain SC2 to salt stress: Physiology, global transcriptome, and amino acid profiles. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 83, e00866-17.
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Wegner, C.E., and Liesack, W. (2017)
Unexpected dominance of elusive Acidobacteria in early industrial soft coal slags. Front. Microbiol. 8, 1023.
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Ivanova, A.A., Naumoff, D.G., Moroshnikov, K.K., Liesack, W. and Dedysh, S.N. (2017)
Comparative genomics of four Isosphaeraceae planctomycetes: A common pool of plasmids and glycoside hydrolase genes shared by Paludisphaera borealis PX4 T, Isosphaera pallida IS1B T, Singulisphaera acidiphila DSM 18658T, and strain SH-PL62. Front. Microbiol. 8, 412.
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Peng, J., Wegner, C.E. and Liesack, W. (2017)

Short-term exposure of paddy soil microbial communities to salt stress triggers different transcriptional responses of key taxonomic groups. Front. Microbiol. 8, 400.
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2016


Ivanova, A.A., Wegner, C.E., Kim, Y., Liesack, W., and Dedysh, S.N. (2016)
Identification of microbial populations driving biopolymer degradation in acidic peatlands by metatranscriptomic analysis. Mol. Ecol. 25, 4818–4835.
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Oshkin, I.Y., Belova, S.E., Danilova, O.V., Miroshnikov, K.K., Rijpstra, W.I.C., Damsté, J.S.S., Liesack, W., and Dedysh, S.N. (2016) 
Methylovulum psychrotolerans sp. nov., a cold-adapted methanotroph from low-temperature terrestrial environments, and emended description of the genus Methylovulum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 66, 2417-2423.
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Wegner, C.E., and Liesack, W. (2016)
Microbial community dynamics during the early stages of plant polymer breakdown in paddy soil. Environ. Microbiol. 18, 2825-2842.
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2015


Kim, Y., and Liesack, W. (2015)
Differential assemblage of functional units in paddy soil microbiomes. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0122221. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0122221.
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Andresen, L.C., Moser, G., Seibert, R., Guillet, C., Grünhage, L., Donath, T.W., Otte, A., Hemfler, M., Achilles, F. Wegner, C.E., Liesack, W., and C. Müller (2015)
Permanent managed grassland at future climate change: Is there a connection between GHG emission and composition of plant and microbial communities? Proc. Environ. Sci. 29, 156-157.
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2014


Oshkin, I.Y., Wegner, C.E., Lüke, C., Glagolev, M.V., Filippov, I.V., Pimenov, N.V., Liesack, W., and Dedysh, S.N. (2014)

Gammaproteobacterial methanotrophs dominate cold methane seeps in floodplains of West Siberian rivers. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 80, 5944-5954.
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Kim, Y., and Liesack W. (2014)
DAFGA: diversity analysis of functional gene amplicons. Bioinformatics 30, 2820-2821.
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Dam, B., Dam, S., Kim, Y., and Liesack, W. (2014)
Ammonium induces differential expression of methane and nitrogen metabolism-related genes in Methylocystis sp. strain SC2. Environ. Microbiol. 16, 3115-3127.
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Kim, Y., Wegner, C.E., and Liesack, W. (2014)
Soil Metatranscriptomics. In P. Nannipieri, G. Pietramellara, and G. Renell (ed.), Omics in Soil Science, Horizon Scientific Press and Caister Academic Press, Norwich, pp. 63-93.

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2013


Dam, B., Dam, S., Blom, J., and Liesack, W. (2013)

Genome analysis coupled with physiological studies reveals a diverse nitrogen metabolism in Methylocystis sp. strain SC2. PLoS ONE 8(10): e74767.
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Serkebaeva, Y.M., Kim, Y., Liesack, W., and Dedysh S.N. (2013)
Pyrosequencing-based assessment of the Bacteria diversity in surface and subsurface peat layers of a northern wetland, with focus on poorly studied phyla and candidate divisions. PLoS ONE 8(5): e63994.
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2012


Dam, B., Dam, S., Kube, M., Reinhardt, R., and Liesack, W. (2012)

Complete genome sequence of Methylocystis sp. strain SC2, an aerobic methanotroph with high-affinity methane oxidation potential. J. Bacteriol. 21, 6008-6009.
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Kulichevskaya, I.S., Serkebaeva, Y.M., Kim, Y., Rijpstra, W.I.C., Damsté, J.S.S., Liesack, W., and Dedysh, S.N. (2012)
Telmicola sphagniphila gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel dendriform planctomycete from northern wetlands. Front. Microbiol. 3: 146
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Dam, B., Kube, M., Dam, S., Reinhardt, R., and Liesack, W. (2012)
Methanotroph-specific repABC-containing plasmids from Methylocystis sp. strain SC2. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78, 4373-4379
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Nauer, P.A., Dam, B., Liesack, W., Zeyer, J., and Schroth, M.H. (2012)
Activity and diversity of methane-oxidizing bacteria in glacier forefields on siliceous and calcareous bedrock. Biogeosciences, 2259-2274

Shrestha, P.M., Kammann, C., Lenhart, K., Dam, B., and Liesack, W. (2012)
Linking activity, composition, and seasonal dynamics of atmospheric methane oxidizers in a meadow soil. ISME J 6, 1115-1126.
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2011

Vorobev, A.V., Baani, M., Doronina, N.V., Liesack, W., Dunfield, P.F., and Dedysh, S.N. (2011)
Methyloferula stellata, gen. nov., sp. nov., an acidophilic, obligately methanotrophic bacterium possessing only a soluble methane monooxygenase. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 61, 2456-2463.
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Belova, S.E., Baani, M., Suzina, N.E., Bodelier, P.L.E., Liesack, W., and Dedysh, S.N. (2011)
Acetate utilization as a survival strategy of peat-inhabiting Methylocystis spp. Environ. Microbiol. Rep. 3, 36-46.

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2010


Mettel, C., Kim, Y., Shrestha, P.M., and Liesack, W. (2010)

Extraction of mRNA from soil. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 76, 5995-6000.
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Tamas, I., Dedysh, S.N., Liesack W., Stott M.B., Alam M., Murrell, J.C., and Dunfield, P.F. (2010)
Complete genome sequence of Beijerinckia indica subsp. indica. J. Bacteriol. 192, 4532-4533.
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Chen, Y., Crombie, A., Tanvir Rahman, Md., Dedysh, S.N., Liesack, W., Stott, M.B., Alam, M., Theisen, A.R., Murrell, J.C., and Dunfield, P.F. (2010)
Complete genome sequence of the aerobic facultative methanotroph Methylocella silvestris BL2. J. Bacteriol. 192, 3840-3841.
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Glöckner, J., Kube, M., Shrestha, P.M., Weber, M., Glöckner, F.O., Reinhardt, R., and Liesack, W. (2010)
Phylogenetic diversity and metagenomics of candidate division OP3. Environ. Mirobiol. 12, 1218-1229.
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Sakai, S., Conrad, R., Liesack, W., and Imachi, H. (2010)
Methanocella arvoryzae sp. nov., a hydrogenotrophic methanogen, isolated from rice field soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 60, 2918-2923.
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2009


Kulichevskaya, I.S., Suzina, N.E., Liesack, W., and Dedysh, S.N. (2009)

Bryobacter aggregatus gen. nov., sp. nov., a peat-inhabiting, aerobic chemo-organotroph from subdivision 3 of the Acidobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 60, 301-306.
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Shrestha, P.M., Kube, M., Reinhardt, R., and Liesack, W. (2009)
Transcriptional activity of paddy soil bacterial communities. Environ. Microbiol. 11, 960-970.
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2008


Baani, M., and Liesack, W. (2008)

Two isozymes of particulate methane monooxygenase with different methane oxidation kinetics are found in Methylocystis sp. strain SC2. Proc. Natl.. Acad. Sci. USA 105, 10203-10208.
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Pankratov, T.A., Serkebaeva, Y.M., Kulichevskaya, I.S. Liesack, W., and Dedysh, S.N. (2008)
Substrate-induced growth and isolation of Acidobacteria from acidic Sphagnum peat. ISME J. 2, 551-560.
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2007


Dunfield, P.F., Yuryev, A., Senin, P., Smirnova, A.V., Stott, M.B., Hou, S., Ly, B., Saw, J.H., Zhou, Z., Ren, Y., Wang, J., Mountain, B.W., Crowe, M.A., Weatherby, T.M., Bodelier, P.L.E., Liesack, W., Feng, L., Wang, L., and Alam, M. (2007)

Methane oxidation by an extremely acidophilic bacterium of the phylum Verrucomicrobia. Nature 450, 879-882.
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Erkel, C., Conrad, R., and Liesack, W. (2007)
Rice Cluster I-Archaea - Methanproduzierende Mikroorganismen im Reisfeldboden. BIOspektrum 06, 617-619.

Pankratov, T.A., Tindall, B.J., Liesack, W., and Dedysh, S.N. (2007)
Mucilaginibacter paludis gen. nov., sp. nov. and Mucilaginibacter gracilis sp. nov., pectin-, xylan- and laminarin-degrading members of the family Sphingobacteriaceae from acidic Sphagnum peat bog. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 57, 2349-2354.
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Shrestha, P.M., Noll, M., and Liesack, W. (2007)
Phylogenetic identity, growth-response time and rRNA operon copy number of soil bacteria indicate different stages of community succession. Environ. Microbiol. 9, 2464-2474.
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Dedysh, S.N., Belova, S.E., Bodelier, P.L.E., Smirnova, K.V., Khmelenina, V.N., Chidthaisong, A., Trotsenko, Y.A., Liesack, W., and Dunfield, P.F. (2007)
Methylocystis heyeri sp. nov., a novel type II methanotrophic bacterium possessing 'signature' fatty acids of type I methanotrophs. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 57, 472-479.
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2006


Pankratov, T.A., Kulichevskaya, I.S., Liesack, W., and Dedysh, S.N. (2006)

Isolation of aerobic, gliding, xylanolytic and laminarinolytic bacteria from acidic Sphagnum peatlands and emended description of Chitinophaga arvensicola Kämpfer et al. 2006. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 56, 2761-2764.
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Erkel, C., Kube, M., Reinhardt, R., and Liesack, W. (2006)
Genome of rice cluster I archaea - the key methane producers in the rice rhizosphere. Science 313, 370-372.
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Lu, Y., Rosencrantz, D., Liesack, W., and Conrad, R. (2006)
Structure and activity of bacterial community inhabiting rice roots and the rhizosphere. Environ. Microbiol. 8, 1351-1360.
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Kulichevskaya, I.S., Guzev, V.S., Gorlenko, V.M., Liesack, W., and Dedysh, S.N. (2006)
Rhodoblastus sphagnicola sp. nov., a novel acidophilic purple non-sulfur bacterium from Sphagnum peat bog. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 56, 1397-1402.
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Conrad, R., Erkel, C., and Liesack, W. (2006)
Rice Cluster I methanogens, an important group of Archaea producing greenhouse gas in soil. Curr. Opin. Biotech. 17, 262-267.
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Dedysh, S.N., Pankratov, T.A., Belova, S.E., Kulichevskaya, I.S., and Liesack, W. (2006)
Phylogenetic analysis and in situ identification of Bacteria community composition in an acidic Sphagnum peat bog. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 72, 2110-2117.
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2005


Ricke, P., Kube, M., Nakagawa, S., Erkel, C., Reinhardt, R., and Liesack, W. (2005)

First genome data from uncultured upland soil cluster alpha methanotrophs provide further evidence for a close phylogenetic relationship to Methylocapsa acidiphila B2 and for high-affinity methanotrophy involving particulate methane monooxygenase. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 71, 7472-7482.
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Liesack, W., and Finster, K (2005)
The genus Desulfuromusa , p. 1010-1013. In D.J. Brenner, N.R. Krieg, J.T. Staley, and G.M. Garrity (eds.), Bergey´s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Volume 2, The Proteobacteria .

Liesack, W., and Finster, K. (2005)
The genus Desulfospira , p. 984-987. In D.J. Brenner, N.R. Krieg, J.T. Staley, and G.M. Garrity (eds.), Bergey´s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Volume 2, The Proteobacteria .

Dedysh, S.N., Smirnova, K.V., Khmelenina, V.N., Suzina, N.E., Liesack, W., and Trotsenko, Y.A. (2005)
Methylotrophic autotrophy in Beijerinckia mobilis. J. Bacteriol 187, 3884-3888.
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Erkel, C., Kemnitz, D., Kube, M., Ricke, P., Chin, K.-J., Dedysh, S., Reinhardt, R., Conrad, R., and Liesack W. (2005)
Retrieval of first genome data for rice cluster I methanogens by a combination of cultivation and molecular techniques. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 53, 187-204.
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Noll, M., Matthies, D., Frenzel, P., Derakshani, M., and Liesack, W. (2005)
Succession of bacterial community structure and diversity in a paddy soil oxygen gradient. Environ. Microbiol. 7, 382-395.
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2004


Liesack, W., and Dunfield, P. F. (2004)

T-RFLP analysis: A rapid fingerprinting method for studying diversity, structure, and dynamics of microbial communities, p. 23-37. In: F. Spencer (ed.), Methods in Molecular Biology (volume on Methods in Environmental Microbiology), Humana Press.

Ricke, P., Erkel, C., Kube, M., Reinhardt, R., and Liesack, W. (2004)
Comparative analysis of the conventional and novel pmo (particulate methane monooxygenase) operons from Methylocystis strain SC2. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 70, 3055-3063.
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Dedysh, S. N., Ricke, P., and Liesack, W. (2004)
NifH and NifD phylogenies: an evolutionary basis for understanding nitrogen fixation capabilities of methanotrophic bacteria. Microbiology (SGM) 150, 1301-1313.
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Dedysh, S. N., Berestovskaya, Y. Y., Vasylieva, L. V., Belova, S. E., Khmelenina, V. N., Suzina, N. E., Trotsenko, Y. A., Liesack, W., and Zavarzin, G. A. (2004)
Methylocella tundrae sp. nov., a novel methanotrophic bacterium from acidic tundra peatlands. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 54, 151-156.
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2003


Tchawa Yimga, M., Dunfield, P. F., Ricke, P., Heyer, J., and Liesack, W. (2003)

Wide distribution of a novel pmoA-like gene copy among type II methanotrophs and its expression in Methylocystis strain SC2. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 69, 5593-5602.
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Avrahami, S., Liesack, W., and Conrad, R. (2003)
Effects of temperature and fertilizer on activity and community structure of soil ammonia oxidizers. Environ. Microbiol. 5, 691-705.
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Treude, N., Rosencrantz, D., Liesack, W., and Schnell, S. (2003)
Strain FAc12, a dissimilatory iron-reducing member of the Anaeromyxobacter subgroup of Myxococcales. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 44, 261-269.

Dedysh, S. N., Dunfield, P. F., Derakshani, M., Stubner, S., Heyer, J., and Liesack, W. (2003)
Differential detection of type II methanotrophic bacteria in acidic peatlands using newly developed 16S rRNA-targeted fluorescent oligonucleotide probes. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 43, 299-308.

2002


Dunfield, P. F., Yimga, M. T., Dedysh, S. N., Berger, U., Liesack, W., and Heyer, J. (2002)

Isolation of a Methylocystis strain containing a novel pmoA-like gene. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 41, 17-26.

Liesack, W., and Dunfield, P. F. (2002)
Biodiversity in soils: Use of molecular methods for its characterization., p. 528-544. In G. Bitton (ed.), Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. Wiley & Sons Inc., New York.

Guyoneaud, R., Mouné, S., Eatock, C., Bothorel, V., Hirschler-Réa, A., Willison, J., Duran, R., Liesack, W., Herbert, R., Matheron, R., and Caumette, P. (2002)
Characterization of three spiral-shaped purple nonsulfur bacteria isolated from coastal lagoon sediments, saline sulfur springs, and microbial mats: emended description of the genus Roseospira and description of Roseospira marina sp. nov., Roseospira navarrensis sp. nov., and Roseospira thiosulfatophila sp. nov. Arch. Microbiol. 178, 315-324.
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Janssen, P. H., Liesack, W., and Schink, B. (2002)
Geovibrio thiophilus, sp. nov., a new sulfur-reducing bacterium belonging to the phylum Deferribacteres. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 52, 1341-1347.
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Dedysh, S. N., Khmelenina, V. N., Suzina, N. E., Trotsenko, Y. A., Semrau, J. D., Liesack, W., and Tiedje, J. M. (2002)
Methylocapsa acidiphila gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel methane-oxidizing and dinitrogen-fixing acidophilic bacterium from Sphagnum bog. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 52, 251-261.
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2001


Chin, K.-J., Liesack, W., and Janssen, P. H. (2001)

Opitutus terrae gen. nov., sp. nov., to accommodate novel strains of the division 'Verrucomicrobia' isolated from rice paddy soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51, 1965-1968.
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Dedysh, S. N., Horz, H.-P., Dunfield, P. F., and Liesack, W. (2001)
A novel pmoA lineage represented by the acidophilic methanotrophic bacterium Methylocapsa acidophila B2. Arch. Microbiol. 177, 117-121.
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Dedysh, S. N., Derakshani, M., and Liesack, W. (2001)
Detection and enumeration of methanotrophs in acidic Sphagnum peat by 16S rRNA fluorescence in situ hybridization, including the use of newly developed oligonucleotide probes for Methylocella palustris. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 67, 4850-4857.
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Horz, H.-P., Yimga, M. T., and Liesack, W. (2001)
Detection of methanotroph diversity on roots of submerged rice plants by molecular retrieval of pmoA, mmoX, mxaF, and 16S rRNA and ribosomal DNA, including pmoA-based terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism profiling. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 67, 4177-4185.
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Stöhr, R., Waberski, A., Liesack, W., Völker, H., Wehmeyer, U., and Thomm, M. (2001)
Hydrogenophilus hirschii sp. nov., a novel thermophilic hydrogen-oxidizing beta-proteobacterium isolated from Yellowstone Park. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51, 481-488.
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Derakshani, M., Lukow, T., and Liesack, W. (2001)
Novel bacterial lineages at the (sub)division level as detected by signature nucleotide-targeted recovery of 16S rRNA genes from bulk soil and rice roots of flooded rice microcosms. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 67, 623-631.
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2000


Liesack, W., Schnell, S., and Revsbech, N. P. (2000)

Microbiology of flooded rice paddies. FEMS Microbiol. Rev. 24, 625-645.
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Lukow, T., Dunfield, P. F., and Liesack, W. (2000)
Use of the T-RFLP technique to assess spatial and temporal changes in the bacterial community structure within an agricultural soil planted with transgenic and non-transgenic potato plants. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 32, 241-247.
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Dedysh, S. N., Liesack, W., Khmelenina, V. N., Suzina, N. E., Trotsenko, Y. A., Semrau, J. D., Bares, A. M., Panikov, N. S., and Tiedje, J. M. (2000)
Methylocella palustris gen. nov., sp. nov., a new methane-oxidizing acidophilic bacterium from peat bogs, representing a novel subtype of serine-pathway methanotrophs. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 50, 955-969.
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Lüdemann, H., Arth, I., and Liesack, W. (2000)
Spatial changes in the bacterial community structure along a vertical oxygen gradient in flooded paddy soil cores. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 66, 754-762.
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Horz, H.-P., Rotthauwe, J.-H., Lukow, T., and Liesack, W. (2000)
Identification of major subgroups of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria in environmental samples by T-RFLP analysis of amoA PCR products. J. Microbiol. Meth. 39, 197-204.
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1999


Hengstmann, U., Chin, K.-J., Janssen, P. H., and Liesack, W. (1999)

Comparative phylogenetic assignment of environmental sequences of genes encoding 16S rRNA and numerically abundant culturable bacteria from an anoxic rice paddy soil. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 65, 5050-5058.
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Chin, K.-J., Hahn, D., Hengstmann, U., Liesack, W., and Janssen, P. H. (1999)
Characterization and identification of numerically abundant culturable bacteria from the anoxic bulk soil of rice paddy microcosms. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 65, 5042-5049.
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Zepp-Falz, K., Holliger, C., Großkopf, R., Liesack, W., Nozhevnikova, A. N., Müller, B., Wehrli, B., and Hahn, D. (1999)
Vertical distribution of methanogens in the anoxic sediment of Rotsee (Switzerland). Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 65, 2402-2408.
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Nielsen, J.T., Liesack, W., and Finster, K. (1999)
Desulfospira zosterae sp. nov., a new sulfate reducer isolated from surface-sterilized roots of the seagrass Zosterae marina. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 49, 859-865.
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Lehmann-Richter, S., Großkopf, R., Liesack, W., Frenzel, P., and Conrad, R. (1999)
Methanogenic archaea and CO2-dependent methanogenesis on washed rice roots. Environ. Microbiol. 1, 159-166.
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Dunfield, P. F., Liesack, W., Henckel, T., Knowles, R., and Conrad, R. (1999)
High-affinity methane oxidation by a soil enrichment culture containing a type II methanotroph. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 65, 1009-1014.
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1998


Großkopf, R., Stubner, S., and Liesack, W. (1998)

Novel euryarchaeotal lineages detected on rice roots and in the anoxic bulk soil of flooded rice microcosms. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 64, 4983-4989.
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Großkopf, R., Janssen, P. H., and Liesack, W. (1998)
Diversity and structure of the methanogenic community in anoxic rice paddy soil microcosms as examined by cultivation and direct 16S rRNA gene sequence retrieval. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 64, 960-969.
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Finster, K., Liesack, W., and Thamdrup, B. (1998)
Elemental sulfur and thiosulfate disproportionation by Desulfocapsa sulfoexigens sp. nov., a new anaerobic bacterium isolated from marine surface sediment. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 64, 119-125.
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Dedysh, S.N., Panikov, N.S., Liesack, W., Großkopf, R., Zhou, J., and Tiedje J.M. (1998)
Isolation of acidophilic methane-oxidizing bacteria from northern peat wetlands. Science 282, 281-284.
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Asakawa, S., Sauer, K., Liesack, W., and Thauer, R.K. (1998)
Tetramethylammonium: coenzyme M methyltransferase system from Methanococcoides sp. Arch. Microbiol. 170, 220-226.
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1997


Rotthauwe, J.-H., Witzel, K.-P., and Liesack, W. (1997)

The ammonia monooxygenase structural gene amoA as a functional marker: Molecular fine-scale analysis of natural ammonia-oxidizing populations. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 63, 4704-4712.
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Liesack, W., Janssen, P. H., Rainey, F. A., Ward-Rainey, N. L., and Stackebrandt, E. (1997)
Microbial diversity in soil: The need for a combined approach using molecular and cultivation techniques, pp. 375-439. In J. D. van Elsas, J. T. Trevors, and E. M. H. Wellington (eds.), Modern soil microbiology. Marcel Dekker Inc., New York.

Ibrahim, A., Liesack, W., Steigerwalt, A. G., Brenner, D. J., Stackebrandt, E., and Robins-Browne, R. M. (1997)
A cluster of atypical Yersinia species with a distinctive 16S rRNA signature. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 146, 73-78.
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Ibrahim, A., Liesack, W., Griffiths, M. W., and Robins-Browne, R. M. (1997)
Development of a highly specific assay for the rapid identification of pathogenic strains of Yersinia enterocolitica based on PCR amplification of the Yersinia heat-stable enterotoxin gene (yst). J. Clin. Microbiol. 35, 1636-1638.
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Ibrahim, A., Gerner-Smidt, P., and Liesack, W. (1997)
Phylogenetic relationship of the twenty-one DNA groups of the genus Acinetobacter as revealed by 16S ribosomal DNA sequence analysis. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47, 837-841.
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Guyoneaud, R., Matheron, R., Liesack, W., Imhoff, J. F., and Caumette, P. (1997)
Thiorhodococcus minus, gen. and sp. nov., a new purple sulfur bacterium isolated from coastal lagoon sediments. Arch. Microbiol. 168, 16-23.
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Finster, K., Liesack, W., and Tindall, B. J. (1997)
Sulfurospirillum arcachonense sp. nov., a new microaerophilic sulfur-reducing bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47, 1212-1217.
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Finster, K., Liesack, W., and Tindall, B. J. (1997)
Desulfospira joergensenii, gen. nov., sp. nov., a new sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from marine surface sediment. System. Appl. Microbiol. 20, 201-208.

Finster, K., Coates, J. D., Liesack, W., and Pfennig, N. (1997)
Desulfuromonas thiophila sp. nov., a new sulfur-reducing bacterium from anoxic freshwater sediment. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47, 754-758.
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1996


Palinska, K. A., Liesack, W., Rhiel, E., and Krumbein, W. E. (1996)

Phenotype variability of identical genotypes: the need for a combined approach in cyanobacterial taxonomy demonstrated on several Merismopedia-like isolates. Arch. Microbiol. 166, 224-233.
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Janssen, P. H., Schuhmann, A., Bak, F., and Liesack, W. (1996)
Disproportionation of inorganic sulfur compounds by the sulfate-reducing bacterium Desulfocapsa thiozymogenes gen. nov., sp. nov. Arch. Microbiol. 166, 184-192.

Janssen, P. H., Liesack, W., Kluge, C., Seeliger, S., Schink, B., and Harfoot, C.G. (1996)
Sodium-dependent decarboxylation by a new anaerobic bacterium belonging to the genus Peptostreptococcus. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 70, 11-20.
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1995


Rotthauwe, J., de Boer, W., and Liesack, W. (1995)

Comparative analysis of gene sequences encoding for ammonia monooxygenase of Nitrosospira sp. AHB1 and Nitrosolobus multiformis C-71. FEMS Microbiol. Lett.133, 131-135.
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Janssen, P. H., and Liesack, W. (1995)
Succinate decarboxylation by Propionigenium maris sp. nov., a new anaerobic bacterium from an estuarine sediment. Arch. Microbiol. 164, 29-35.
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1994


Liesack, W., and Finster, K. (1994)

Phylogenetic analysis of five strains of Gram-negative, obligately anaerobic, sulfur-reducing bacteria and description of Desulfuromusa gen. nov., including Desulfuromusa kysingii sp. nov., Desulfuromusa bakii sp. nov., and Desulfuromusa succinoxidans sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 44, 753-758.

Liesack, W., Bak, F., Kreft, J.-U., and Stackebrandt, E. (1994)
Holophaga foetida gen. nov., sp. nov., a new, homoacetogenic bacterium degrading methoxylated aromatic compounds. Arch. Microbiol. 162, 85-90.
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1993


Stackebrandt, E., Liesack, W., and Goebel, B. M. (1993)

Bacterial diversity in a soil sample from a subtropical Australian environment as determined by 16S rDNA analysis. The FASEB J. 7, 232-236.
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Stackebrandt, E., and Liesack, W. (1993)
The potential of rDNA in identification and diagnostics, p. 232-239. In C. Kessler (ed.), Non-radioactive labeling and detection of biomolecules. Springer-Verlag, New York.

Stackebrandt, E., and Liesack, W. (1993)
Nucleic acid and classification, p. 151-194. In M. Goodfellow and A. G. O'Donnell (ed.), The New Bacterial Systematics. Academic Press, London.

1992


Liesack, W., and Stackebrandt, E. (1992)

Unculturable microbes detected by molecular sequences and probes. Biodiv. and Conserv. 1, 250-262.

Liesack, W., and Stackebrandt, E. (1992)
Occurrence of novel groups of the domain Bacteria as revealed by analysis of genetic material isolated from an Australian terrestrial environment. J. Bacteriol. 174, 5072-5078.
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Liesack, W., Söller, R., Stewart, T., Haas, H., Giovannoni, S., and Stackebrandt, E. (1992)
The influence of tachytelically evolving sequences on the topology of phylogenetic trees – intrafamily relationships and the phylogenetic position of Planctomycetaceae as revealed by comparative analysis of 16S ribosomal RNA sequences. System. Appl. Microbiol. 15, 357-362.

Ibrahim, A., Liesack, W., and Stackebrandt, E. (1992)
Polymerase chain reaction-gene probe detection system exclusive to pathogenic strains of Yersinia enterocolitica. J. Clin. Microbiol. 30, 1942-1947.
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1991


Stackebrandt, E., Liesack, W., and Witt, D. (1991)

Ribosomal RNA and ribosomal DNA sequence analyses. Gene 115, 255-260.
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Liesack, W., Ward, N., and Stackebrandt, E. (1991)
Strategies for molecular microbial ecological studies. Actinomycetes 2, 63-76.

Liesack, W., Weyland, H., and Stackebrandt, E. (1991)
Potential risks of gene amplification by PCR as determined by 16S rDNA analysis of a mixed-culture of strict barophilic bacteria. Microb. Ecol. 21,191-198.

Liesack, W., Sela, S., Bercovier, H., Pitulle, C., and Stackebrandt, E. (1991)
Complete nucleotide sequence of the Mycobacterium leprae 23S and 5S rRNA genes plus flanking regions and their potential in designing diagnostic oligonucleotide probes. FEBS Lett. 281, 114-118; Corrigendum: FEBS Lett. 286, 238.
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