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50. Pérez-Rodríguez, S. M. Sievert, M. L. Fogel and D. I. Foustoukos. 2017. Biogeochemical N signatures from rate-yield trade-offs during in vitro chemosynthetic NO3- reduction by deep-sea vent ε-Proteobacteria and Aquificae growing at different temperatures. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 211:214–227

49. Giovannelli D., S. M. Sievert, M. Hügler, S. Markert, D. Becher, T. Schweder, C. Vetriani. 2017. Insight into the evolution of microbial metabolism from the deep-branching bacterium, Thermovibrio ammonificans. eLIFE 6:e18990. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.18990

48. Waite D. W., I. Vanwonterghem, C. Rinke, D. H. Parks, Y. Zhang, K. Takai, S. M. Sievert, J. Simon, B. J. Campbell, T. E. Hanson, T. Woyke, M. G. Klotz and P. Hugenholtz. 2017. Comparative Genomic Analysis of the Class Epsilonproteobacteria and Proposed Reclassification to Epsilonbacteraeota (phyl. nov.). Front. Microbiol. 8:682. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00682 

47. Gomez-Saez G. V., P. Pop Ristova, S. M. Sievert, M. Elvert, K.-U. Hinrichs and S. I. Bühring. 2017. Relative Importance of Chemoautotrophy for Primary Production in a Light Exposed Marine Shallow Hydrothermal System. Frontiers in Microbiology - Microbiological Chemistry and Geomicrobiology, 8:702 doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00702

46. Mino, S., S. Nakagawa, H. Makita, T. Toki, J. Miyazaki, S. M. Sievert, M. Polz, F. Inagaki, A. Godfroy, S. Kato, H. Watanabe, T. Nunoura, K. Nakamura, H. Imachi, T. Watsuji, S. Kojima, K. Takai, T. Sawabe. 2017. Endemicity of the cosmopolitan mesophilic chemolithoautotroph Sulfurimonas at deep-sea hydrothermal vents. ISME Journal. PubMed

45. McNichol, J., S. P. Sylva, Fr. Thomas, C. D. Taylor, S. M. Sievert, and J. S. Seewald. 2016. Assessing microbial processes in deep-sea hydrothermal systems by incubation at in situ temperature and pressure. Deep-Sea Research Part 1 155:221-232.

44. He, Y., M. Li, V. Perumal, X. Feng, J. Fang, J. Xie, S. M. Sievert, F. Wang. 2016. Genomic and enzymatic evidence for acetogenesis among multiple lineages of the archaeal phylum Bathyarchaeota widespread in marine sediments. Nature Microbiology 1. Article number: 16035

43. Gulmann, L. K., S. E. Beaulieu, T. M. Shank, K. Ding, W. E. Seyfried, and S. M. Sievert. 2015. Bacterial diversity and successional patterns during biofilm formation on freshly exposed basalt surfaces at diffuse-flow deep-sea vents. Frontiers in Microbiology – Extreme Microbiology, 10 September 2015, 6:901

42. Signori, C. N., F. Thomas, A. Enrich-Prast, R. C. G. Pollery, and S. M. Sievert. 2014. Microbial diversity and community structure across environmental gradients in Bransfield Strait, Western Antarctic Peninsula. Frontiers in Microbiology - Aquatic Microbiology, 16 December 2014, 5:647

41. Honjo, S., T. I. Eglinton, C. D. Taylor, K. M. Ulmer, S. M. Sievert, A. Bracher, C. R. German, V. Edgcomb, R. Francois, M. D. Iglesias-Rodriguez, B. van Mooy, and D. J. Repeta. 2014. Understanding the role of the biological pump in the global carbon cycle: An imperative for ocean science. Oceanography 27(3):10–16

40. Thomas, F., A. E. Giblin, Z. G. Cardon, and S. M. Sievert. 2014. Rhizosphere heterogeneity shapes abundance and activity of sulfur-oxidizing bacteria in vegetated salt marsh sediments. Frontiers in Microbiology - Terrestrial Microbiology, 24 June 2014, 5:309

39. Zhang Y., and S. M. Sievert. 2014. Pan-genome analyses identify lineage- and niche-specific markers of evolution and adaptation in Epsilonproteobacteria. Frontiers in Microbiology - Evolutionary and Genomic Microbiology, March 19 2014, 5:110 PubMed

38. Rinke C., P. Schwientek, A. Sczyrba, N. N. Ivanova1, I. J. Anderson, J.-F. Cheng, A. Darling, S. Malfatti, B. K. Swan, E. A. Gies, J. A. Dodsworth, B. P. Hedlund, G. Tsiamis, S. M. Sievert, W.-T. Liu, J. A. Eisen, S. J. Hallam, N. C. Kyrpides, R. Stepanauskas, E. M. Rubin, P. Hugenholtz, and T. Woyke. 2013. Insights into the phylogeny and coding potential of microbial dark matter. Nature 499:431-437 PubMed

37. Yücel, M., S. M. Sievert, C. Vetriani, D. I. Foustoukos, D. Giovannelli, and N. Le Bris. 2013. Eco-geochemical dynamics of a shallow-water hydrothermal vent system at Milos Island, Aegean Sea (Eastern Mediterranean). Chemical Geology 356:11-20

36. Sievert, S. M., and C. Vetriani. 2012. Chemoautotrophy at Deep-Sea Vents: Past, Present, and Future. Oceanography 25(1):218–233

35. Gardebrecht A., S. Markert, S. M. Sievert, H. Felbeck, A. Thürmer, D. Albrecht, A. Wollherr, J. Kabisch, N. Le Bris, R. Lehmann, R. Daniel, H. Liesegang, M. Hecker, T. Schweder. 2011. Comparative proteogenomics reveals physiological homogeneity among endosymbionts of the deep-sea vent tubeworms Riftia pachyptila and Tevnia jerichonana. ISME Journal 6:766-776 PubMed

34. Smith A., M. Fisk, M. Nielsen, C. G. Wheat, H. W. Jannasch, A. T. Fisher, K. Becker, S. M. Sievert, G. Flores, and R. Popa. 2011. In situ enrichment of ocean crust microbes on igneous minerals and glasses using an osmotic flow-through device. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. Vol. 12, Q06007, 19 PP., 2011 doi:10.1029/2010GC003424

33. Markert S., A. Gardebrecht,H. Felbeck, S. M. Sievert, A. Thürmer, D. Becher, J. Klose, D. Albrecht, A. Wollherr, R. Daniel, M. Kleiner, M. Hecker, T. Schweder. 2011. Status quo in physiological proteomics of Endoriftia persephone, the uncultured endosymbiontof the giant tubeworm Riftia pachyptila. Proteomics 11:3106-3117 PubMed

32. Foustoukos D. I., J. L. Houghton, W. E. Seyfried Jr., S. M. Sievert, and G. D. Cody. 2011. Kinetics of H2-H2O redox equilibria and formation of metastable H2O2 under low temperature hydrothermal conditions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75:1594-1607.

31. Hügler M., J. M. Petersen, N. Dubilier, J. F. Imhoff, and S. M. Sievert. 2011. Pathways of carbon and energy metabolism of the epibiotic community associated with the deep-sea hydrothermal vent shrimp Rimicaris exoculata. PLoS One 6(1): e16018. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016018 PubMed

30. Bühring S. I., S. M. Sievert, H. M. Jonkers, T. Ertefai, M. S. Elshahed, L. R. Krumholz, and  K.-U. Hinrichs. 2011. Insights into chemotaxonomic composition and carbon cycling of phototrophic communities in an artesian sulfur-rich spring (Zodletone, Oklahoma, USA), a possible analogue for ancient microbial mat systems. Geobiology, Epub ahead of print. PubMed

29. Hügler, M., and S. M. Sievert. 2011. Beyond the Calvin Cycle: Autotrophic Carbon Fixation in the Ocean. Annual Review of Marine Science. Vol. 3:261-289. PubMed

28. Xie W., F. Wang, L. Guo, Z. Chen, S. M. Sievert, J. Meng, G. Huang, Y. Li, Q. Yan, S. Wu, X. Wang, S. Chen, G. He, X. Xiao,  and A. Xu. 2011. Comparative metagenomics of microbial communities inhabiting deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimneys with contrasting chemistries. ISME Journal, 5:414-426, Epub 2010 Oct 7. PubMed

27. Walker, C. B., J. R. de la Torre, M. G. Klotz, H. Urakawa, N. Pinel, D. J. Arp, C. Brochier-Armanet, P. S. G. Chain, P. P. Chan, A. Golabgir-Anbarani, J. Hemp, M. Hügler, E. A. Karr, M. Könneke, D. Lang, T. Lowe, W. Martens-Habbena, L. A. Sayavedra-Soto, M. Shin, S. M. Sievert, A. C. Rosenzweig, G. Manning, and D. A. Stahl. 2010. Nitrosopumilus maritimus genome reveals unique mechanisms for nitrification and autotrophy in globally distributed marine crenarchaea. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the Unites States of America 107:8818-8823. PubMed

26. Ehrhardt, C. J., R. M. Haymon, S. M. Sievert, and P. A. Holden. 2009. An improved method for nanogold in situ hybridization visualized with environmental scanning electron microscopy. Journal of Microscopy 236:5-10. PubMed

25. Voordeckers, J. M., M. H. Do, M. Hügler, V. Ko,
S. M. Sievert, and C. Vetriani. 2008. Culture dependent and independent analyses of 16S rRNA and ATP citrate lyase genes: a comparison of microbial communities from different black smoker chimneys on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Extremophiles 12:627-640. PubMed

24. Sievert, S. M., K. M. Scott, M. G. Klotz et al. 2008. The genome of the epsilonproteobacterial chemolithoautotroph Sulfurimonas denitrificans. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 74:1145-1156. PubMed

23. Kniemeyer, O., F. Musat, S. M. Sievert, K. Knittel, H. Wilkes, M. Blumenberg, W. Michaelis, C. Bolm, S. B. Joye, F. Widdel. 2007. Anaerobic oxidation of propane and butane by novel marine sulphate reducing bacteria. Nature 449 (7164): 898-901. PubMed

22. Sievert, S. M., R. Kiene, and H. Schulz. 2007. The sulfur cycle. The Oceanography Society June ‘07 special issue “A Sea of Microbes” edited by Lita Proctor and David Karl. pp. 117-123 

21. Sievert, S. M., M. Hügler, C. O. Wirsen, and C. D. Taylor. 2007. Sulfur oxidation at deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Pp 238-258 In “Microbial Sulfur Metabolism”, C. Dahl & C. G. Friedrich (eds), Springer, Berlin, Germany. ISBN-13 978-3-540-72679-1

20. Tait, E., M. Carman, and S. M. Sievert. 2007. Phylogenetic diversity of bacteria associated with ascidians in Eel Pond (Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 342:138-146. ScienceDirect

19. Markert S., C. Arndt, H. Felbeck, R. A. Feldman, D. Becher, S. M. Sievert, M. Hügler, D. Albrecht, J. Robidart, S. Bench, M. Hecker, and, T. Schweder. 2007. Approaching the uncultivable endosymbiont of Riftia pachyptila by physiological proteomics. Science 315:247-250. PubMed

18. Hügler M., H. Huber, S. J. Molyneaux, C. Vetriani, and S. M. Sievert. 2007. Autotrophic CO2 fixation via the reductive tricarboxylic acid cycle in different lineages within the phylum Aquificae: Evidence for two ways of citrate cleavage. Environmental Microbiology 9:271-276. PubMed

17. Sievert, S. M., E. B. A. Wieringa, C. O. Wirsen, C. D. Taylor. 2007. Growth and mechanism of filamentous-sulfur formation by Candidatus Arcobacter sulfidicus in opposing oxygen-sulfide gradients. Environmental Microbiology 9:81-92. PubMed

16. Scott, K. M., S. M. Sievert et al. The genome of deep-sea vent chemolithoautotroph Thiomicrospira crunogena XCL-2. PLoS Biology, Vol. 4, No. 12, e383 doi:10.1371/ journal.pbio.0040383. PubMed

15. Bach, W., K. E. Edwards, J. M. Hayes, J. A. Huber, S. M. Sievert, and M. L. Sogin. 2006. Energy in the Dark: Fuel for Life in the Deep Ocean and Beyond. EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Vol. 87, No. 7, 14 February 2006

14. J. D. Tolli, S. M. Sievert, and C. D. Taylor. 2006. Unexpected Diversity of Bacteria Capable of Carbon Monoxide Oxidation in a Coastal Marine Environment, and Contribution of the Roseobacter-Associated Clade to Total CO Oxidation. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72:1966-1973. PubMed

13. Hügler M., C. O. Wirsen, G. Fuchs, C. D. Taylor, and S. M. Sievert. 2005. Evidence for autotrophic CO2 fixation via the reductive tricarboxylic acid cycle by members of the ε-subdivision of proteobacteria. Journal of Bacteriology 187: 3020-3027. PubMed

12. Zemmelink, H. J., L. Houghton, S. M. Sievert
,  N. M. Frew, J. W. H. Dacey. 2005. Dimethylsulphide, Dimethylsulphoniopropionate, Dimethylsulphoxide, and bacteria in the sea-surface microlayer and subsurface water. Marine Ecology Progress Series 295:33-42.

11. Simmons, S. L., S. M. Sievert, R. B. Frankel, D. A. Bazylinski, K. J. Edwards. 2004. Spatio-temporal distribution ofmarine magnetotactic bacteria in a seasonally stratified coastal salt pond. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 70: 6230-6239. PubMed

10. Wirsen C. O., S. M. Sievert, C. M. Cavanaugh, S. J. Molyneaux, A. Ahmad, L. T. Taylor, E. F. DeLong and  C. D. Taylor. 2002. Characterization of an autotrophic sulfide-oxidizing marine Arcobacter that produces filamentous sulfur. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 68:316-325. PubMed

9. Kuever, J., S. M. Sievert, H. Stevens, T. Brinkhoff, G. Muyzer. 2002. Microorganisms of the oxidative and reductive part of the sulphur cycle at a shallow-water hydrothermal vent in the Aegean Sea (Milos, Greece). Cahiers de Biologie Marine 43: 413-416

8. Sievert, S. M., W. Ziebis, J. Kuever, and K. Sahm. 2000. Relative abundance of Archaea and Bacteria along a thermal gradient quantified by rRNA slot-blot hybridization at a shallow-water hydrothermal vent. Microbiology-UK, 146:1287-1293. PubMed

7. Sievert, S. M., T. Heidorn, and J. Kuever. 2000. Halothiobacillus kellyi sp. nov., a mesophilic obligately chemolithoautotrophic sulfur-oxidizing bacterium isolated from a shallow-water hydrothermal vent in the Aegean Sea and emended description of the genus Halothiobacillus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 50:1229-1237. PubMed

6. Sievert, S. M., and J. Kuever. 2000. Desulfacinum hydrothermale, sp. nov.,a thermophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium fromgeothermally heated sediments near Milos island (Greece). Int. J. Syst. Evol.Microbiol. 50:1239-1246. PubMed

5. Sievert, S. M., J. Kuever, and G. Muyzer. 2000. Identification and distribution of 16S rDNA-defined bacterial populations at a shallow submarine hydrothermal vent. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 66:3102-3109. PubMed

4. Dando, P. R., S. Aliani, C. N. Bianchi, S. Cocito, S. W. Fowler, J. Gundersen, L. Hooper, R. Kölbl, J. Kuever, P. Linke, K. C. Makropoulos, R. Meloni, J.-C. Miquel, C. Morri, S. Müller, C. R. Robinson, H. Schlesner, S. Sievert, R. Stöhr, D. Stüben, M. Thomm, S. P. Varnavas, & W. Ziebis. 2000. Hydrothermalism in the Aegean Sea. Chemistry and Physics of the Earth, Part B 25:1-8. ScienceDirect

3. Brinkhoff, T., S. M. Sievert, J. Kuever, and G. Muyzer. 1999. Distribution and diversity of sulfur-oxidizing Thiomicrospira spp. at a shallow-water hydrothermal vent in the Aegean Sea (Milos, Greece). Applied and Environmental Microbiology 65:3843-3849. PubMed

2. Böttcher, M. E., S. M. Sievert, and J. Kuever. 1999. Fractionation of sulfur isotopes during dissimilatory reduction of sulfate by a thermophilic gram-negative bacterium at 60°C. Archive of Microbiology 172:125-128. PubMed

1. Sievert, S. M., T. Brinkhoff, G. Muyzer,W. Ziebis, and J. Kuever. 1999. Spatial heterogeneity of bacterial populations along an environmental gradient at a shallow submarine hydrothermal vent near Milos island (Greece). Applied and Environmental Microbiology 65:3834-3842. PubMed

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