Publications


27.) C. Bryce, N. Blackwell, D. Straub, S. Kleindienst, and A. Kappler (2019).

Draft genome of Chlorobium sp. strain N1: a marine Fe(II)-oxidizing green sulfur bacterium.

Appl Environ Microbiol. doi: 10.1128/MRA.00080-19

 

26.) S. Kleindienst, K. Chourey, G. Chen, R. Murdoch, S.A. Higgins, R. Iyer, S. Champagna, E.E. Mack, E. Seger, R. Hettich, F.E. Loeffler (2019).

Proteogenomics reveals novel reductive dehalogenases and methyltransferases expressed during anaerobic dichlormethane metabolism.

Appl Environ Microbiol. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02768-18

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25.) J. Otte, N. Blackwell, V. Soos, S. Rughoeft, M. Maisch, A. Kappler, S. Kleindienst, C. Schmidt (2018).

Sterilization impacts on marine sediment – Are we able to inactivate microorganisms in environmental samples?

FEMS Microbiol Ecol.

 

24.) C. Bryce, N. Blackwell, C. Schmidt, J. Otte, Y. Huang, S. Kleindienst, E. Tomaszewski, M. Schad, V. Warter, C. Peng, J.M. Byrne, A. Kappler (2018).

Microbial anaerobic Fe(II) oxidation – ecology, mechanisms and environmental implications.

Environ Microbiol. doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.14328

 

23.) C. Bryce, M. Franz-Wachtel, N. Nalpas, J. Miot, K. Benzerara, J.M. Byrne, S. Kleindienst, B. Macek, A. Kappler (2018).
Proteome response of a metabolically flexible anoxygenic phototroph to Fe(II) oxidation.

Appl Environ Microbiol. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01166-18

 

22.) J.M. Otte, J. Harter, K. Laufer, N. Blackwell, D. Straub, A. Kappler, S. Kleindienst (2018).

The distribution of active iron cycling bacteria in marine and freshwater sediments is decoupled from geochemical gradients.

Environ Microbiol. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.14260

 

21.) E. Koeksoy, M. Halama, N. Hagemann, P.R. Weigold, K. Laufer, S. Kleindienst, J.M. Byrne, A. Sundman, K. Hanselmann, I. Halevy, R. Schoenberg, K.O. Konhauser, A. Kappler (2018).

A case study for late Archean and Proterozoic biogeochemical iron- and sulphur-cycling in a modern habitat – the Arvadi Spring.

Geobiology. https://doi.org/10.1111/gbi.12293

 

20.) S. Joye, S. Kleindienst, T. Peña Montenegro (2018).

SnapShot: Microbial hydrocarbon bioremediation.

Cell, 172:1336-1336.e1

 

19.) C. Tominski, T. Lösekann-Behrens, A. Ruecker, N. Hagemann, S. Kleindienst, C. Müller, C. Höschen, I. Kögel-Knabner, A. Kappler, S. Behrens (2018).

FISH-SIMS imaging of an autotrophic, nitrate-reducing, Fe(II)-oxidizing enrichment culture provides insights into carbon metabolism.

Appl Environ Microbiol. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02166-17

 

18.) G. Chen, S. Kleindienst, D.R. Griffiths, E.E. Mack, E.S. Seger, F.E. Löffler (2017).

Mutualistic interaction between dichloromethane- and chloromethane-degrading bacteria in an anaerobic mixed culture.

Environ Microbiol, 19: 4784–4796

 

17.) S.B. Joye, S. Kleindienst (2017).

Chapter: Hydrocarbon Seep Ecosystems. In: J. Kallmeyer (ed.). Life at Vents and Seeps (Life in Extreme Environments, Volume 5).

De Gruyter, Walter de Gruyer GmbH, Berlin/Boston

 

16.) M. Nordhoff, C. Tominski, M. Halama, J. Byrne, M. Obst, S. Kleindienst, S. Behrens, A. Kappler (2017).

Insights into nitrate-reducing Fe(II) oxidation mechanisms by analyzing cell-mineral associations, cell encrustation and mineralogy in the chemolithoautotrophic enrichment culture KS.

Appl Environ Microbiol. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00752-17

 

15.) S. Kleindienst, S.B. Joye (in press).

Chapter: Global aerobic degradation of hydrocarbons in aquatic systems. In: F. Rojo (ed.). Aerobic utilization of hydrocarbons, oils and lipids, Handbook of hydrocarbon and lipid microbiology.

Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-39782-5_46-1

 

14.) S. Kleindienst, S.A. Higgins, D. Tsementzi, G. Chen, K.T. Konstantinidis, E.E. Mack, F.E. Löffler (2017).

'Candidatus Dichloromethanomonas elyunquensis' gen. nov., sp. nov., a dichloromethane-degrading anaerobe of the Peptococcaceae family.

Syst Appl Microbiol, 40: 150–159

 

13.) S.B. Joye, S. Kleindienst, J.A. Gilbert, K.M. Handley, P. Weisenhorn, W.A. Overholt, J.E. Kostka (2016).

Responses of microbial communities to hydrocarbon exposures.

Oceanography, 29: 136–149

 

12.) S. Kleindienst, M. Seidel, K. Ziervogel, S. Grim, K. Loftis, S. Harrison, S. Malkin, M.J. Perkins, J. Field, M.L. Sogin, T. Dittmar, U. Passow, P.M. Medeiros, S.B. Joye (2016).

Reply to Prince et al.: Ability of chemical dispersants to reduce oil spill impacts remains unclear.

PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1600498113

 

11.) S. Kleindienst, S.A. Higgins, D. Tsementzi, K.T. Konstantinidis, E.E. Mack, F.E. Löffler (2016).

Draft genome of a strictly anaerobic dichloromethane-degrading bacterium.

Genome Announc, 4: e00037-16

 

10.) S. Kleindienst, S. Grim, M. Sogin, A. Bracco, M. Crespo-Medina, S.B Joye (2016).

Diverse, rare microbial taxa responded to the Deepwater Horizon deep-sea hydrocarbon plume.

ISME J, 10: 400-415

 

9.) M. Seidel, S. Kleindienst, T. Dittmar, S.B. Joye, P.M. Medeiros (2016).

Influence of dispersant on the biodegradation of crude oil in deep sea water from the Gulf of Mexico: Insights from ultra-high resolution mass spectrometry.

Deep-Sea Res Pt II, 129: 108-118

 

8.) S. Kleindienst, M. Seidel, K. Ziervogel, S. Grim, K. Loftis, S. Harrison, S. Malkin, M.J. Perkins, J. Field, M.L. Sogin, T. Dittmar, U. Passow, P.M. Medeiros, S.B. Joye (2015).

Chemical dispersants can suppress the activity of natural oil-degrading microorganisms.

PNAS, 112: 14900-14905

 

7.) S. Kleindienst, J.H. Paul, S.B. Joye (2015).

Using dispersants following oil spills: impacts on the composition and activity of microbial communities.

Nature Rev Microbiol, 13: 388-396

 

6.) S. Kleindienst, F.A. Herbst, M. Stagars, F. von Netzer, R. Amann, J. Peplies, M. von Bergen, J. Seifert, F. Musat, T. Lueders, K. Knittel (2014).

Diverse sulfate-reducing bacteria of the Desulfosarcina/Desulfococcus clade are the key alkane degraders at marine seeps.

ISME J, 8: 2029–2044

 

5.) K.G. Lloyd, L. Schreiber, D.G. Petersen, K. Kjeldsen, M. Lever, A.D. Steen, R. Stepanauskas, M. Richter, S. Kleindienst, S. Lenk, A. Schramm, B.B. Jorgensen (2013).

Predominant archaea in marine sediments degrade detrital proteins.

Nature, 496: 215-218

 

4.) F. von Netzer, G. Pilloni, S. Kleindienst, M. Krüger, K. Knittel, F. Gründger, T. Lueders (2013).

Enhanced gene detection assays for fumarate-adding enzymes allow uncovering anaerobic hydrocarbon degraders in terrestrial and marine systems.

Appl Environ Microbiol, 79: 543-552

 

3.) S. Kleindienst, A. Ramette, R. Amann, K. Knittel (2012).

Distribution and in situ abundance of sulfate-reducing bacteria in diverse marine hydrocarbon seep sediments.

Environ Microbiol, 14: 2689–2710

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2.) J. Graue, S. Kleindienst, T. Lueders, H. Cypionka, B. Engelen (2012).

Identifying fermenting bacteria in anoxic tidal-flat sediments by a combination of microcalorimetry and ribosome-based stable-isotope probing.

FEMS Microbiol Ecol, 81: 78–87

 

1.) B. Orcutt, S.B. Joye, S. Kleindienst, K. Knittel, A. Ramette, A. Reitz, V. Samarkin, T. Treude, and A. Boetius (2010).

Impact of natural oil and higher hydrocarbons on microbial diversity, distribution and activity in Gulf of Mexico cold seep sediments.

Deep-Sea Res Pt II, 57: 2008-2021

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