Polysaccharide niche partitioning of distinct Polaribacter clades during North Sea spring algal blooms The ISME Journal volume 14, pages 1369–1383 (2020)
Burak Avcı, Karen Krüger, Bernhard M. Fuchs, Hanno Teeling & Rudolf I. Amann
We show that closely related Polaribacter spp. occupy distinct glycan niches and avoid direct competition in marine algal blooms.
- Official press release of Max Planck Society: What Galapagos finches and marine bacteria have in common
- Blogpost in Nature Research Microbiology Community: What the beaks of Galapagos finches have to do with marine bacteria?
- Article in German newspaper Weser Kurier: Von ökologischen Nischen
- Article in Turkish popular science magazine Herkese Bilim ve Teknoloji: Galapagos ispinozları ile deniz bakterisinin ortak noktası ne?
Adaptive mechanisms that provide competitive advantages to marine bacteroidetes during microalgal blooms The ISME Journal volume 12, pages 2894–2906 (2018)
Frank Unfried, Stefan Becker, Craig S. Robb, Jan-Hendrik Hehemann, Stephanie Markert, Stefan E. Heiden, Tjorven Hinzke, Dörte Becher, Greta Reintjes, Karen Krüger, Burak Avcı, Lennart Kappelmann, Richard L. Hahnke, Tanja Fischer, Jens Harder, Hanno Teeling, Bernhard Fuchs, Tristan Barbeyron, Rudolf I. Amann & Thomas Schweder
We show the genomic and metabolic adaptations of Formosa spp. during algal blooms. My contribution to this study is genome annotation and metagenome analysis.
Alpha‐ and beta‐mannan utilization by marine Bacteroidetes Environmental Microbiology volume 20(11), pages 4127-4140 (2018)
Jing Chen, Craig S. Robb, Frank Unfried, Lennart Kappelmann, Stephanie Markert, Tao Song, Jens Harder, Burak Avcı, Dörte Becher, Ping Xie, Rudolf I. Amann, Jan‐Hendrik Hehemann, Thomas Schweder, Hanno Teeling
For the first time, we demonstrate that marine Bacteroidetes can utilize mannans. My contribution to this study is phylogenetic analysis and supervision of lab work.
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