Laura G. Leff - Publications

Kent State University, Kent, OH, United States 
Ecology, Limnology, Microbiology

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2020 Ayayee PA, Taura J, Roberto AA, Blackwood CB, Leff LG. Patterns of Denitrification and Methanogenesis Rates from Vernal Pools in a Temperate Forest Driven by Seasonal, Microbial Functional Gene Abundances, and Soil Chemistry Wetlands. 1-11. DOI: 10.1007/S13157-019-01225-Z  0.6
2017 Ghosh S, Ayayee PA, Valverde-Barrantes OJ, Blackwood CB, Royer TV, Leff LG. Initial nitrogen enrichment conditions determines variations in nitrogen substrate utilization by heterotrophic bacterial isolates. Bmc Microbiology. 17: 87. PMID 28376715 DOI: 10.1186/S12866-017-0993-7  1
2016 Ghosh S, Ayayee PA, Leff LG. Response of sediment bacterial communities to temporal variation in the dissolved organic matter pool of an agriculturally impacted stream Fundamental and Applied Limnology. 188: 171-185. DOI: 10.1127/fal/2016/0911  1
2015 Johnston GP, Lineman D, Johnston CG, Leff L. Characterization, sources and ecological risk assessment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in long-term contaminated riverbank sediments Environmental Earth Sciences. 74: 3519-3529. DOI: 10.1007/S12665-015-4402-Y  1
2015 Moitra M, Leff LG. Bacterial community composition and function along a river to reservoir transition Hydrobiologia. 747: 201-215. DOI: 10.1007/S10750-014-2140-X  1
2014 Manis E, Royer TV, Johnson LT, Leff LG. Denitrification in agriculturally impacted streams: seasonal changes in structure and function of the bacterial community. Plos One. 9: e105149. PMID 25171209 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0105149  1
2013 Ghosh S, Leff LG. Impacts of labile organic carbon concentration on organic and inorganic nitrogen utilization by a stream biofilm bacterial community. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79: 7130-41. PMID 24038688 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.01694-13  1
2013 Baxter AM, Johnson L, Royer T, Leff LG. Spatial differences in denitrification and bacterial community structure of streams: Relationships with environmental conditions Aquatic Sciences. 75: 275-284. DOI: 10.1007/S00027-012-0272-5  1
2012 Ghosh S, Moitra M, Woolverton CJ, Leff LG. Effects of remediation on the bacterial community of an acid mine drainage impacted stream. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 58: 1316-26. PMID 23145829 DOI: 10.1139/W2012-110  1
2012 Vukanti R, Model MA, Leff LG. Effect of modeled reduced gravity conditions on bacterial morphology and physiology. Bmc Microbiology. 12: 4. PMID 22239851 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2180-12-4  1
2012 Antibus DE, Leff LG, Hall BL, Baeseman JL, Blackwood CB. Cultivable bacteria from ancient algal mats from the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Extremophiles : Life Under Extreme Conditions. 16: 105-14. PMID 22065250 DOI: 10.1007/S00792-011-0410-3  1
2012 Baxter AM, Johnson L, Edgerton J, Royer T, Leff LG. Structure and function of denitrifying bacterial assemblages in low-order Indiana streams Freshwater Science. 31: 304-317. DOI: 10.1899/11-066.1  1
2012 Kennedy E, Leff LG, De Szalay FA. Herbiciding Phragmites australis: Effects on litter decomposition, microbial biomass, and macroinvertebrate communities Fundamental and Applied Limnology. 180: 309-319. DOI: 10.1127/1863-9135/2012/0179  1
2012 Antibus DE, Leff LG, Hall BL, Baeseman JL, Blackwood CB. Molecular characterization of ancient algal mats from the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica Antarctic Science. 24: 139-146. DOI: 10.1017/S0954102011000770  1
2012 Das M, Royer TV, Leff LG. Interactions between aquatic bacteria and an aquatic hyphomycete on decomposing maple leaves Fungal Ecology. 5: 236-244. DOI: 10.1016/J.Funeco.2011.10.002  1
2012 Vukanti R, Leff LG. Expression of multiple stress response genes by escherichia coli under modeled reduced gravity Microgravity Science and Technology. 24: 267-279. DOI: 10.1007/S12217-012-9310-0  1
2012 Johnson LT, Royer TV, Edgerton JM, Leff LG. Manipulation of the Dissolved Organic Carbon Pool in an Agricultural Stream: Responses in Microbial Community Structure, Denitrification, and Assimilatory Nitrogen Uptake Ecosystems. 15: 1027-1038. DOI: 10.1007/S10021-012-9563-X  1
2011 Lababidi SL, Pelts M, Moitra M, Leff LG, Model MA. Measurement of bacterial volume by transmission-through-dye imaging. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 87: 375-7. PMID 21982927 DOI: 10.1016/J.Mimet.2011.08.019  1
2011 Wu L, Feinstein LM, Valverde-Barrantes O, Kershner MW, Leff LG, Blackwood CB. Placing the effects of leaf litter diversity on saprotrophic microorganisms in the context of leaf type and habitat. Microbial Ecology. 61: 399-409. PMID 20972562 DOI: 10.1007/S00248-010-9760-0  1
2010 Barlett MA, Leff LG. The effects of N:P ratio and nitrogen form on four major freshwater bacterial taxa in biofilms. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 56: 32-43. PMID 20130692 DOI: 10.1139/w09-099  1
2010 Barlett MA, Leff LG. Planktonic bacterial responses to nutrient amendments in wetland mesocosms Wetlands. 30: 1161-1170. DOI: 10.1007/S13157-010-0107-X  1
2009 Vukanti R, Crissman M, Leff LG, Leff AA. Bacterial communities of tyre monofill sites: Growth on tyre shreds and leachate Journal of Applied Microbiology. 106: 1957-1966. PMID 19239530 DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2672.2009.04157.X  1
2009 Wu L, Blackwood CB, Leff LG. Effect of single-species and mixed-species leaf leachate on bacterial communities in biofilms Hydrobiologia. 636: 65-76. DOI: 10.1007/S10750-009-9935-1  1
2008 Vukanti R, Mintz E, Leff L. Changes in gene expression of E. coli under conditions of modeled reduced gravity Microgravity Science and Technology. 20: 41-57. DOI: 10.1007/S12217-008-9012-9  1
2008 Das M, Royer TV, Leff LG. Fungal communities on decaying leaves in streams: A comparison of two leaf species Mycological Progress. 7: 267-275. DOI: 10.1007/S11557-008-0569-X  1
2007 Leff AA, McNamara CJ, Leff LG. Bacterial communities of leachate from tire monofill disposal sites. The Science of the Total Environment. 387: 310-9. PMID 17651788 DOI: 10.1016/J.Scitotenv.2007.06.042  1
2007 Rubin MA, Leff LG. Nutrients and other abiotic factors affecting bacterial communities in an Ohio River (USA). Microbial Ecology. 54: 374-83. PMID 17308951 DOI: 10.1007/S00248-007-9209-2  1
2007 Das M, Royer TV, Leff LG. Diversity of fungi, bacteria, and actinomycetes on leaves decomposing in a stream. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73: 756-67. PMID 17142366 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.01170-06  1
2007 Santmire JA, Leff LG. The effect of sediment grain size on bacterial communities in streams Journal of the North American Benthological Society. 26: 601-610. DOI: 10.1899/06-130.1  1
2007 Montemarano JJ, Kershner MW, Leff LG. Crayfish effects on fine particulate organic matter quality and quantity Fundamental and Applied Limnology. 169: 223-229. DOI: 10.1127/1863-9135/2007/0169-0223  1
2007 Cabaniss SE, Madey G, Leff L, Maurice PA, Wetzel R. A stochastic model for the synthesis and degradation of natural organic matter part II: Molecular property distributions Biogeochemistry. 86: 269-286. DOI: 10.1007/S10533-007-9159-2  1
2007 Santmire JA, Leff LG. The influence of stream sediment particle size on bacterial abundance and community composition Aquatic Ecology. 41: 153-160. DOI: 10.1007/S10452-006-9060-4  1
2006 Olapade OA, Leff LG. Influence of dissolved organic matter and inorganic nutrients on the biofilm bacterial community on artificial substrates in a northeastern Ohio, USA, stream. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 52: 540-9. PMID 16788722 DOI: 10.1139/W06-003  1
2006 Lemke MJ, Leff LG. Culturability of stream bacteria assessed at the assemblage and population levels. Microbial Ecology. 51: 365-74. PMID 16598638 DOI: 10.1007/S00248-006-9026-Z  1
2006 Song B, Leff LG. Influence of magnesium ions on biofilm formation by Pseudomonas fluorescens. Microbiological Research. 161: 355-61. PMID 16517137 DOI: 10.1016/J.Micres.2006.01.004  1
2006 Santmire JA, Leff LG. Temporal changes in the bacterial assemblage of a Northeast Ohio stream: A comparison of community and population-level responses Archiv Fur Hydrobiologie. 166: 491-503. DOI: 10.1127/0003-9136/2006/0166-0491  1
2006 Olapade OA, Brothers A, Crissman M, Gao X, Leff LG. Comparison of planktonic microbial communities among nine North American streams Archiv Fur Hydrobiologie. 165: 221-239. DOI: 10.1127/0003-9136/2006/0165-0221  1
2006 Baker PW, Leff LG. Mir space station bacteria responses to modeled reduced gravity under starvation conditions Advances in Space Research. 38: 1152-1158. DOI: 10.1016/J.Asr.2006.05.014  1
2005 Olapade OA, Gao X, Leff LG. Abundance of three bacterial populations in selected streams. Microbial Ecology. 49: 461-7. PMID 16003475 DOI: 10.1007/S00248-004-0030-X  1
2005 Song B, Leff LG. Identification and characterization of bacterial isolates from the Mir space station. Microbiological Research. 160: 111-7. PMID 15881827 DOI: 10.1016/J.Micres.2004.10.005  1
2005 Olapade OA, Leff LG. Seasonal response of stream biofilm communities to dissolved organic matter and nutrient enrichments. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 71: 2278-87. PMID 15870312 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.71.5.2278-2287.2005  1
2005 Baker PW, Leff LG. Intraspecific differences in bacterial responses to modelled reduced gravity Journal of Applied Microbiology. 98: 1239-1246. PMID 15836494 DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2672.2005.02593.X  1
2005 Gao X, Olapade OA, Leff LG. Comparison of benthic bacterial community composition in nine streams Aquatic Microbial Ecology. 40: 51-60. DOI: 10.3354/Ame040051  1
2005 Baker PW, Leff LG. Attachment to stainless steel by Mir Space Station bacteria growing under modeled reduced gravity at varying nutrient concentrations Biofilms. 2: 1-7. DOI: 10.1017/S1479050504001437  1
2005 Cabaniss SE, Madey G, Leff L, Maurice PA, Wetzel R. A stochastic model for the synthesis and degradation of natural organic matter. Part I. Data structures and reaction kinetics Biogeochemistry. 76: 319-347. DOI: 10.1007/S10533-005-6895-Z  1
2004 Baker PW, Meyer ML, Leff LG. Escherichia coli growth under modeled reduced gravity. Microgravity Science and Technology. 15: 39-44. PMID 15768486 DOI: 10.1007/Bf02870967  1
2004 McNamara CJ, Leff LG. Response of biofilm bacteria to dissolved organic matter from decomposing maple leaves. Microbial Ecology. 48: 324-30. PMID 15692852 DOI: 10.1007/S00248-003-1058-Z  1
2004 Olapade OA, Leff LG. Seasonal dynamics of bacterial assemblages in epilithic biofilms in a northeastern Ohio stream Journal of the North American Benthological Society. 23: 686-700. DOI: 10.1899/0887-3593(2004)023<0686:Sdobai>2.0.Co;2  1
2004 McNamara CJ, Leff LG. Bacterial community composition in biofilms on leaves in a northeastern Ohio stream Journal of the North American Benthological Society. 23: 677-685. DOI: 10.1899/0887-3593(2004)023<0677:Bccibo>2.0.Co;2  1
2004 Baker PW, Leff LG. Seasonal patterns of abundance of viruses and bacteria in a Northeast Ohio (USA) stream Archiv Fur Hydrobiologie. 161: 225-233. DOI: 10.1127/0003-9136/2004/0161-0225  1
2004 Gao X, Olapade OA, Kershner MW, Leff LG. Algal-bacterial co-variation in streams: A cross-stream comparison Archiv Fur Hydrobiologie. 159: 253-261. DOI: 10.1127/0003-9136/2004/0159-0253  1
2004 Xu P, Leff LG. Longitudinal changes in the benthic bacterial community of the Mahoning River (Ohio, U.S.A.) Hydrobiologia. 522: 329-335. DOI: 10.1023/B:Hydr.0000029993.81246.63  1
2004 Baker PW, Leff L. The Effect of Simulated Microgravity on Bacteria from the Mir Space Station Microgravity Science and Technology. 15: 35-41. DOI: 10.1007/Bf02870950  1
2003 McNamara CJ, Lemke MJ, Leff LG. Underestimation of bacterial numbers in starvation-survival mode using the nucleic acid stain DAPI Archiv Fur Hydrobiologie. 157: 309-319. DOI: 10.1127/0003-9136/2003/0157-0309  1
2003 Leff LG, McNamara CJ, Lemke MJ. Bacterial populations of the floodplain of a South Carolina (USA) stream: A comparison of two species Archiv Fur Hydrobiologie. 156: 255-270. DOI: 10.1127/0003-9136/2003/0156-0255  1
2003 Olapade OA, Leff LG. The Effect of Toulene on the Microbial Community of a River in Northeastern Ohio, USA Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 18: 465-477. DOI: 10.1080/02705060.2003.9663983  1
2002 Liu J, Leff LG. Temporal changes in the bacterioplankton of a Northeast Ohio (USA) river Hydrobiologia. 489: 151-159. PMID 14552350 DOI: 10.1023/A:1023228703738  1
2002 Maurice PA, Leff LG. Hydrogeochemical controls on the organic matter and bacterial ecology of a small freshwater wetland in the New Jersey Pine Barrens. Water Research. 36: 2561-70. PMID 12153023 DOI: 10.1016/S0043-1354(01)00465-1  1
2002 McNamara CJ, Leff LG. In situ hybridization of Burkholderia cepacia cells. Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.). 179: 187-92. PMID 11692863 DOI: 10.1385/1-59259-238-4:187  1
2002 Leff LG. Colony hybridization of bacterial isolates with Burkholderia cepacia-specific probes Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.). 179: 179-185. PMID 11692862 DOI: 10.1385/1-59259-238-4:179  1
2002 McNamara CJ, Lemke MJ, Leff LG. Culturable and non-culturable fractions of bacterial populations in sediments of a South Carolina stream Hydrobiologia. 482: 151-159. DOI: 10.1023/A:1021268516231  1
2002 Maurice PA, McKnight DM, Leff L, Fulghum JE, Gooseff M. Direct observations of aluminosilicate weathering in the hyporheic zone of an Antarctic Dry Valley stream Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta. 66: 1335-1347. DOI: 10.1016/S0016-7037(01)00890-0  1
2001 McEwen HA, Leff LG. Colonization of stream macroinvertebrates by bacteria Archiv Fur Hydrobiologie. 151: 51-65. DOI: 10.1127/Archiv-Hydrobiol/151/2001/51  1
2000 Leff LG, Leff AA. The effect of macroinvertebrates on bacterial distributions in freshwater microcosms Archiv Fur Hydrobiologie. 147: 225-240. DOI: 10.1127/Archiv-Hydrobiol/147/1999/225  1
2000 Leff LG. Longitudinal changes in microbial assemblages of the Ogeechee River Freshwater Biology. 43: 605-615. DOI: 10.1046/J.1365-2427.2000.00553.X  1
2000 Cody DG, Heath RT, Leff LG. Characterization of benthic bacterial assemblages in a polluted stream using denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis Hydrobiologia. 432: 207-215. DOI: 10.1023/A:1004075120018  1
1999 Janakiraman A, Leff LG. Comparison of survival of different species of bacteria in freshwater microcosms Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 14: 233-240. DOI: 10.1080/02705060.1999.9663674  1
1999 Lemke MJ, Leff LG. Bacterial populations in an anthropogenically disturbed stream: Comparison of different seasons Microbial Ecology. 38: 234-243. DOI: 10.1007/S002489900173  1
1999 Leff LG, Brown BJ, Lemke MJ. Spatial and temporal changes in bacterial assemblages of the Cuyahoga River Ohio Journal of Science. 99: 44-48.  1
1999 Leff AA, Leff LG, Lemke MJ, Heath RT, Gao X. Abundance of planktonic virus-like particles in Lake Erie subsurface waters Ohio Journal of Science. 99: 16-18.  1
1998 Leff LG, Lemke MJ. Ecology of aquatic bacterial populations: Lessons from applied microbiology Journal of the North American Benthological Society. 17: 261-271. DOI: 10.2307/1467967  1
1998 Leff LG, Leff AA, Lemke MJ. Seasonal changes in planktonic bacterial assemblages of two Ohio streams Freshwater Biology. 39: 129-134. DOI: 10.1046/J.1365-2427.1998.00269.X  1
1998 Leff LG, McArthur JV, Shimkets LJ. Persistence and dissemination of introduced bacteria in freshwater microcosms Microbial Ecology. 36: 202-211. DOI: 10.1007/s002489900107  1
1997 Lemke MJ, Wickstrom CE, Leff LG. A preliminary study on the distribution of viruses and bacteria in lotic habitats Archiv Fur Hydrobiologie. 141: 67-74. DOI: 10.1127/Archiv-Hydrobiol/141/1997/67  1
1997 Koetsier P, McArthur JV, Leff LG. Spatial and temporal response of stream bacteria to sources of dissolved organic carbon in a blackwater stream system Freshwater Biology. 37: 79-89. DOI: 10.1046/J.1365-2427.1997.D01-535.X  1
1997 Lemke MJ, McNamara CJ, Leff LG. Comparison of methods for the concentration of bacterioplankton for in situ hybridization Journal of Microbiological Methods. 29: 23-29. DOI: 10.1016/S0167-7012(97)00989-5  1
1997 Lemke MJ, Brown BJ, Leff LG. The response of three bacterial populations to pollution in a stream Microbial Ecology. 34: 224-231. DOI: 10.1007/S002489900051  1
1997 Mcnamara CJ, Lemke MJ, Leff LG. Characterization of hydrophobic stream bacteria based on adhesion to n-octane Ohio Journal of Science. 97: 59-61.  1
1996 Leff LG, Leff AA. Use of green fluorescent protein to monitor survival of genetically engineered bacteria in aquatic environments Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 62: 3486-3488. PMID 8795242 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.62.9.3486-3488.1996  1
1996 Brown BJ, Leff LG. Comparison of fatty acid methyl ester analysis with the use of API 20E and NFT strips for identification of aquatic bacteria Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 62: 2183-2185. DOI: 10.1128/Aem.62.6.2183-2185.1996  1
1995 Leff LG, Dana JR, McArthur JV, Shimkets LJ. Comparison of methods of DNA extraction from stream sediments Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 61: 1141-1143. PMID 7793915 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.61.3.1141-1143.1995  1
1995 Leff LG, Kernan RM, McArthur JV, Shimkets LJ. Identification of aquatic Burkholderia (Pseudomonas) cepacia by hybridization with species-specific rRNA gene probes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 61: 1634-6. PMID 7538282 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.61.4.1634-1636.1995  1
1994 Leff LG, McArthur JV, Meyer JL, Shimkets LJ. Effect of macroinvertebrates on detachment of bacteria from biofilms in stream microcosms Journal of the North American Benthological Society. 13: 74-79. DOI: 10.2307/1467267  1
1994 Leff LG. Stream bacterial ecology: A neglected field? Asm News. 60: 135-138.  1
1993 Leff LG, Dana JR, McArthur JV, Shimkets LJ. Detection of Tn5-like sequences in kanamycin-resistant stream bacteria and environmental DNA Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 59: 417-421. PMID 8382021 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.59.2.417-421.1993  1
1993 Leff LG, Vaun McArthur J, Shimkets LJ. Spatial and temporal variability of antibiotic resistance in freshwater bacterial assemblages Fems Microbiology Ecology. 13: 135-143. DOI: 10.1111/J.1574-6941.1993.Tb00059.X  1
1992 Leff LG, Vaun McArthur J, Shimkets LJ. Information spiraling: Movement of bacteria and their genes in streams Microbial Ecology. 24: 11-24. DOI: 10.1007/BF00171967  1
1991 Leff LG, Meyer JL. Biological availability of dissolved organic carbon along the Ogeechee River Limnology & Oceanography. 36: 315-323. DOI: 10.4319/Lo.1991.36.2.0315  1
1990 Leff LG, Burch JL, McArthur JV. Spatial distribution, seston removal, and potential competitive interactions of the bivalves Corbicula fluminea and Elliptio complanata, in a coastal plain stream Freshwater Biology. 24: 409-416. DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2427.1990.Tb00720.X  1
1990 Leff LG, McArthur JV. Effect of nutrient content on leaf decomposition in a coastal plain stream: A comparison of green and senescent leaves Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 5: 269-277. DOI: 10.1080/02705060.1990.9665240  1
1989 Leff LG, McArthur JV. Notes on the use of wood refugia by Physella heterostropha (say) in a thermally disturbed swamp Journal of Thermal Biology. 14: 179-182. DOI: 10.1016/0306-4565(89)90002-8  1
1989 Leff LG, McArthur JV. The effect of leaf pack composition on processing: A comparison of mixed and single species packs Hydrobiologia. 182: 219-224. DOI: 10.1007/Bf00007516  1
1988 Leff LG, McArthur JV. Seston and dissolved organic carbon transport during storm flows in a natural and a disturbed coastal plain stream Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 4: 271-277. DOI: 10.1080/02705060.1988.9665176  1
1986 McArthur JV, Leff LG, Kovacic DA, Jaroscak J. Green leaf decomposition in coastal plain streams Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 3: 553-558. DOI: 10.1080/02705060.1986.9665149  1
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