Research on Nitrification and Related Processes, Part A

  • Martin Klotz

State-of-the-art update on methods and protocols dealing with the detection, isolation and characterization of macromolecules and their hosting organisms that facilitate nitrification and related processes in the nitrogen cycle as well as the challenges of doing so in very diverse environments.
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modelers, molecular ecologists, biogeochemists, ecophysiologists, geneticists and biochemists


Book information

  • Published: January 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-381294-0

Table of Contents

Part I. Modeling

  1. Modelling the role of nitrification in open 1 ocean productivity and the nitrogen cycle
  2. Andrew Yool

  3. Continuous cultivation and thermodynamic aspects of niche definition in the Nitrogen cycle
  4. Stefanie Müller and Marc Strous

    Part II. Cultivation and cell physiology

  5. Isolation, cultivation, and characterization of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria and archaea adapted to low ammonium concentrations
  6. Annette Bollmann, Elizabeth French and Hendrikus J. Laanbroek

  7. Cultivation, Detection and Ecophysiology of Anaerobic Ammonium-Oxidizing Bacteria
  8. Boran Kartal, Wim Geerts and Mike S. M. Jetten

  9. Cultivation, growth physiology and chemotaxonomy of nitrite-oxidizing bacteria
  10. Eva Spieck and André Lipski

  11. Surveying N2O-Producing Pathways in Bacteria
  12. Lisa Y. Stein

    Part III. Molecular Microbial Ecology And Processes Measurements

  13. Stable isotope probing with 18O-water to investigate growth and mortality of ammonia oxidizing bacteria and archaea in soil
  14. Karen Adair and Egbert Schwartz

  15. Measuring Nitrification, Denitrification, and Related Biomarkers in Terrestrial Geothermal Ecosystems
  16. Jeremy A. Dodsworth, Bruce Hungate, José R. de la Torre, Hongchen Jiang, and Brian P. Hedlund

  17. Determining the distribution of marine and coastal ammonia-oxidizing archaea and bacteria using a quantitative approach
  18. Annika C. Mosier and Christopher A. Francis

  19. 15N-labeling experiments to dissect the contributions of heterotrophic denitrification and anammox to nitrogen removal in the OMZ waters of the ocean
  20. Moritz Holtappels, Gaute Lavik, Marlene M. Jensen and Marcel M.M. Kuypers

  21. Assessment of nitrogen and oxygen isotopic fractionation during nitrification and its expression in the marine environment
  22. Karen L. Casciotti, Carolyn Buchwald, Alyson E. Santoro, and Caitlin Frame

  23. Identification of Diazotrophic Microorganisms in Marine Sediment Via Fluorescence in situ Hybridization Coupled to Nanoscale Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (FISH-NanoSIMS)
  24. Anne E. Dekas and Victoria J. Orphan

  25. Measurement and Distribution of Nitrification Rates in the Oceans
  26. B. B. Ward

  27. Construction of STOX Oxygen Sensors and Their Application for Determination of O2 Concentrations in Oxygen Minimum Zones
  28. Niels Peter Revsbech, Bo Thamdrup, Tage Dalsgaard and Donald Eugene Canfield

  29. Regulation and measurement of nitrification in terrestrial systems
  30. Jeanette M. Norton and John M. Stark

  31. Protocol for the measurement of nitrous oxide fluxes from biological wastewater treatment plants
  32. Kartik Chandran

    Part IV. Genetics, Biochemistry and Biogeochemistry

  33. Genetic Transformation of Ammonia-Oxidizing Bacteria
  34. Luis A. Sayavedra-Soto and Lisa Y. Stein

  35. Dissecting Iron Uptake and Homeostasis in Nitrosomonas europaea
  36. Luis A. Sayavedra-Soto, Neeraja Vajrala, and Daniel J. Arp

  37. Production of recombinant multiheme cytochromes c in Wolinella succinogenes
  38. Melanie Kern and Jörg Simon

  39. Techniques for Investigating Hydroxylamine Disproportionation by Hydroxylamine Oxidoreductases
  40. A. Andrew Pacheco, Jennifer McGarry, Joshua Kostera and Angel Corona

  41. Liquid chromatography - mass spectrometry based proteomics of Nitrosomonas
  42. Hans J.C.T. Wessels, Jolein Gloerich, Erwin van der Biezen, Mike S. M. Jetten and Boran Kartal

  43. The Geochemical Record of the Ancient Nitrogen Cycle, Nitrogen Isotopes and Metal Co-factors

L.V. Godfrey1 and J.B. Glass