John A. Breznak - Publications

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Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 
Area:
Microbiology Biology, Entomology Biology

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2012 Wertz JT, Kim E, Breznak JA, Schmidt TM, Rodrigues JL. Genomic and physiological characterization of the Verrucomicrobia isolate Diplosphaera colitermitum gen. nov., sp. nov., reveals microaerophily and nitrogen fixation genes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78: 1544-55. PMID 22194293 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.06466-11  0.92
2007 Eichorst SA, Breznak JA, Schmidt TM. Isolation and characterization of soil bacteria that define Terriglobus gen. nov., in the phylum Acidobacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73: 2708-17. PMID 17293520 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.02140-06  0.92
2006 Sutka RL, Ostrom NE, Ostrom PH, Breznak JA, Gandhi H, Pitt AJ, Li F. Distinguishing nitrous oxide production from nitrification and denitrification on the basis of isotopomer abundances. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 72: 638-44. PMID 16391101 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.72.1.638-644.2006  0.92
2005 Graber JR, Breznak JA. Folate cross-feeding supports symbiotic homoacetogenic spirochetes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 71: 1883-9. PMID 15812016 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.71.4.1883-1889.2005  1
2004 Stevenson BS, Eichorst SA, Wertz JT, Schmidt TM, Breznak JA. New strategies for cultivation and detection of previously uncultured microbes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 70: 4748-55. PMID 15294811 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.70.8.4748-4755.2004  0.92
2004 Graber JR, Leadbetter JR, Breznak JA. Description of Treponema azotonutricium sp. nov. and Treponema primitia sp. nov., the first spirochetes isolated from termite guts. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 70: 1315-20. PMID 15006748 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.70.3.1315-1320.2004  0.92
2004 Graber JR, Breznak JA. Physiology and nutrition of Treponema primitia, an H2/CO2-acetogenic spirochete from termite hindguts. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 70: 1307-14. PMID 15006747 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.70.3.1307-1314.2004  1
2003 Sutka RL, Ostrom NE, Ostrom PH, Gandhi H, Breznak JA. Nitrogen isotopomer site preference of N2O produced by Nitrosomonas europaea and Methylococcus capsulatus Bath. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry : Rcm. 17: 738-45. PMID 12661029 DOI: 10.1002/Rcm.968  0.92
2001 Lilburn TG, Kim KS, Ostrom NE, Byzek KR, Leadbetter JR, Breznak JA. Nitrogen fixation by symbiotic and free-living spirochetes Science. 292: 2495-2498. PMID 11431569 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1060281  0.92
1999 Lilburn TG, Schmidt TM, Breznak JA. Phylogenetic diversity of termite gut spirochaetes. Environmental Microbiology. 1: 331-45. PMID 11207751  0.92
1999 Leadbetter JR, Schmidt TM, Graber JR, Breznak JA. Acetogenesis from H2 plus CO2 by spirochetes from termite guts. Science (New York, N.Y.). 283: 686-9. PMID 9924028 DOI: 10.1126/Science.283.5402.686  0.92
1998 Leadbetter JR, Crosby LD, Breznak JA. Methanobrevibacter filiformis sp. nov., A filamentous methanogen from termite hindguts. Archives of Microbiology. 169: 287-92. PMID 9531629 DOI: 10.1007/S002030050574  0.92
1996 Leadbetter JR, Breznak JA. Physiological ecology of Methanobrevibacter cuticularis sp. nov. and Methanobrevibacter curvatus sp. nov., isolated from the hindgut of the termite Reticulitermes flavipes Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 62: 3620-3631. PMID 8837417 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.62.10.3620-3631.1996  0.92
1995 Brune A, Emerson D, Breznak JA. The Termite Gut Microflora as an Oxygen Sink: Microelectrode Determination of Oxygen and pH Gradients in Guts of Lower and Higher Termites. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 61: 2681-7. PMID 16535076 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.61.7.2681-2687.1995  0.48
1995 Gunderson J, Hinkle G, Leipe D, Morrison HG, Stickel SK, Odelson DA, Breznak JA, Nerad TA, Muller M, Sogin ML. Phylogeny of trichomonads inferred from small-subunit rRNA sequences Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. 42: 411-415. PMID 7620466 DOI: 10.1111/J.1550-7408.1995.Tb01604.X  0.92
1994 Emerson D, Worden RM, Breznak JA. A diffusion gradient chamber for studying microbial behavior and separating microorganisms. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 60: 1269-78. PMID 16349235 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.60.4.1269-1278.1994  0.92
1993 Haack SK, Breznak JA. Cytophaga xylanolytica sp. nov., a xylan-degrading, anaerobic gliding bacterium Archives of Microbiology. 159: 6-15. DOI: 10.1007/Bf00244257  0.92
1991 Breznak JA, Blum JS. Mixotrophy in the termite gut acetogen, Sporomusa termitida Archives of Microbiology. 156: 105-110. DOI: 10.1007/Bf00290981  0.92
1988 Breznak JA, Switzer JM, Seitz HJ. Sporomusa termitida sp. nov., an H2/CO2-utilizing acetogen isolated from termites Archives of Microbiology. 150: 282-288. DOI: 10.1007/Bf00407793  0.92
1978 Breznak JA, Potrikus CJ, Pfennig N, Ensign JC. Viability and endogenous substrates used during starvation survival of Rhodospirillum rubrum Journal of Bacteriology. 134: 381-388. PMID 96087 DOI: 10.1128/Jb.134.2.381-388.1978  0.92
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2018 Wertz JT, Kim E, Breznak JA, Schmidt TM, Rodrigues JLM. Second Correction for Wertz et al., "Genomic and Physiological Characterization of the Verrucomicrobia Isolate Geminisphaera colitermitum gen. nov., sp. nov., Reveals Microaerophily and Nitrogen Fixation Genes". Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 84. PMID 29915155 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.00952-18  0.28
2017 Wertz JT, Kim E, Breznak JA, Schmidt TM, Rodrigues JLM. Correction for Wertz et al., "Genomic and Physiological Characterization of the Verrucomicrobia Isolate Didymococcus colitermitum gen. nov., sp. nov., Reveals Microaerophily and Nitrogen Fixation Genes". Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 83. PMID 28625969 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.00987-17  0.28
1985 Howard DJ, Bush GL, Breznak JA. THE EVOLUTIONARY SIGNIFICANCE OF BACTERIA ASSOCIATED WITH RHAGOLETIS. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 39: 405-417. PMID 28564213 DOI: 10.1111/J.1558-5646.1985.Tb05677.X  0.04
2019 Brauman A, Doré J, Eggleton P, Bignell D, Breznak JA, Kane MD. Molecular phylogenetic profiling of prokaryotic communities in guts of termites with different feeding habits. Fems Microbiology Ecology. 35: 27-36. PMID 11248387 DOI: 10.1111/J.1574-6941.2001.Tb00785.X  0.01
2015 Paster BJ, Breznak JA. Hindgut spirochetes of termites and Cryptocercus punctulatus Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria. 1-5. DOI: 10.1002/9781118960608.Fbm00242  0.01
2013 Miller JR, Harris MO, Breznak JA. Search for potent attractants of onion flies. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 10: 1477-88. PMID 24318347 DOI: 10.1007/BF00990317  0.01
2010 Brauman A, Kane MD, Labat M, Breznak JA. Genesis of acetate and methane by gut bacteria of nutritionally diverse termites. Science (New York, N.Y.). 257: 1384-7. PMID 17738281 DOI: 10.1126/Science.257.5075.1384  0.01
2010 Potrikus CJ, Breznak JA. Gut bacteria recycle uric acid nitrogen in termites: A strategy for nutrient conservation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 78: 4601-5. PMID 16593064 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.78.7.4601  0.01
2010 Brune A, Miambi E, Breznak JA. Roles of oxygen and the intestinal microflora in the metabolism of lignin-derived phenylpropanoids and other monoaromatic compounds by termites. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 61: 2688-95. PMID 16535077 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.61.7.2688-2695.1995  0.01
2010 Breznak JA, Switzer JM. Acetate Synthesis from H(2) plus CO(2) by Termite Gut Microbes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 52: 623-30. PMID 16347157 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.52.4.623-630.1986  0.01
2010 Odelson DA, Breznak JA. Cellulase and Other Polymer-Hydrolyzing Activities of Trichomitopsis termopsidis, a Symbiotic Protozoan from Termites. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 49: 622-6. PMID 16346755 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.49.3.622-626.1985  0.01
2010 Odelson DA, Breznak JA. Nutrition and Growth Characteristics of Trichomitopsis termopsidis, a Cellulolytic Protozoan from Termites. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 49: 614-21. PMID 16346754 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.49.3.614-621.1985  0.01
2010 Odelson DA, Breznak JA. Volatile Fatty Acid production by the hindgut microbiota of xylophagous termites. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 45: 1602-13. PMID 16346296 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.45.5.1602-1613.1983  0.01
2010 Potrikus CJ, Breznak JA. Anaerobic degradation of uric Acid by gut bacteria of termites. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 40: 125-32. PMID 16345588 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.40.1.125-132.1980  0.01
2010 Potrikus CJ, Breznak JA. Uric Acid-Degrading Bacteria in Guts of Termites [Reticulitermes flavipes (Kollar)]. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 40: 117-24. PMID 16345587 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.40.1.117-124.1980  0.01
2010 Schultz JE, Breznak JA. Cross-Feeding of Lactate Between Streptococcus lactis and Bacteroides sp. Isolated from Termite Hindguts. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 37: 1206-10. PMID 16345401 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.37.6.1206-1210.1979  0.01
2008 Breznak JA, Warnecke F. Spirochaeta cellobiosiphila sp. nov., a facultatively anaerobic, marine spirochaete. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 58: 2762-8. PMID 19060054 DOI: 10.1099/Ijs.0.2008/001263-0  0.01
2007 Wertz JT, Breznak JA. Physiological ecology of Stenoxybacter acetivorans, an obligate microaerophile in termite guts. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73: 6829-41. PMID 17827335 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.00787-07  0.01
2007 Wertz JT, Breznak JA. Stenoxybacter acetivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., an acetate-oxidizing obligate microaerophile among diverse O2-consuming bacteria from termite guts. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73: 6819-28. PMID 17827334 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.00786-07  0.01
2006 Emerson D, Breznak JA. The response of microbial populations from oil-brine contaminated soil to gradients of NaCl and sodium p-toluate in a diffusion gradient chamber Fems Microbiology Ecology. 23: 285-300. DOI: 10.1111/J.1574-6941.1997.Tb00410.X  0.01
2004 Sutka RL, Ostrom NE, Ostrom PH, Gandhi H, Breznak JA. Nitrogen isotopomer site preference of N2O produced byNitrosomonas europaea andMethylococcus capsulatus Bath Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 18: 1411-1412. DOI: 10.1002/Rcm.1482  0.01
2002 Breznak JA. Phylogenetic diversity and physiology of termite gut spirochetes. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 42: 313-8. PMID 21708723 DOI: 10.1093/Icb/42.2.313  0.01
2002 Breznak JA. A need to retrieve the not-yet-cultured majority. Environmental Microbiology. 4: 4-5. PMID 11966810 DOI: 10.1046/J.1462-2920.2002.00257.X  0.01
1998 Kim KS, Lilburn TG, Renner MJ, Breznak JA. arfI and arfII, two genes encoding alpha-L-arabinofuranosidases in Cytophaga xylanolytica. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 64: 1919-23. PMID 9572972 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.64.5.1919-1923.1998  0.01
1998 Renner MJ, Breznak JA. Purification and properties of ArfI, an alpha-L-arabinofuranosidase from Cytophaga xylanolytica. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 64: 43-52. PMID 9435061 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.64.1.43-52.1998  0.01
1996 Paster BJ, Dewhirst FE, Cooke SM, Fussing V, Poulsen LK, Breznak JA. Phylogeny of not-yet-cultured spirochetes from termite guts. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 62: 347-52. PMID 8593040 DOI: 10.1128/aem.62.2.347-352.1996  0.01
1994 Breznak JA, Brune A. Role of Microorganisms in the Digestion of Lignocellulose by Termites Annual Review of Entomology. 39: 453-487. DOI: 10.1146/Annurev.En.39.010194.002321  0.01
1994 Emerson D, Chauhan S, Oriel P, Breznak JA. Haloferax sp. D1227, a halophilic Archaeon capable of growth on aromatic compounds Archives of Microbiology. 161: 445-452. DOI: 10.1007/Bf00307764  0.01
1992 Kane MD, Breznak JA. Acetonema longum gen. nov. sp. nov., an H2/CO2 acetogenic bacterium from the termite, Pterotermes occidentis. Archives of Microbiology. 156: 91-8. PMID 1723588 DOI: 10.1007/Bf00290979  0.01
1992 Kane MD, Breznak JA. Effect of host diet on production of organic acids and methane by cockroach gut bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 57: 2628-34. PMID 1662936 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.57.9.2628-2634.1991  0.01
1991 Breznak JA, Kane MD. Microbial H2/CO2 acetogenesis in animal guts: nature and nutritional significance. Fems Microbiology Reviews. 7: 309-13. PMID 2128799 DOI: 10.1111/J.1574-6968.1990.Tb04929.X  0.01
1991 Kane MD, Brauman A, Breznak JA. Clostridium mayombei sp. nov., an H2/CO2 acetogenic bacterium from the gut of the African soil-feeding termite, Cubitermes speciosus Archives of Microbiology. 156: 99-104. DOI: 10.1007/Bf00290980  0.01
1987 Brill WJ, Ela SW, Breznak JA. Termite killing by molybdenum and tungsten compounds Naturwissenschaften. 74: 494-495. DOI: 10.1007/BF00447933  0.01
1984 O'Brien R, Breznak JA. Enzymes of acetate and glucose metabolism in termites Insect Biochemistry. 14: 639-643. DOI: 10.1016/0020-1790(84)90041-6  0.01
1983 Breznak JA. Intestinal microbiota of termites and other xylophagous insects. Annual Review of Microbiology. 36: 323-43. PMID 6756291 DOI: 10.1146/annurev.mi.36.100182.001543  0.01
1983 SCHNEIDER WD, MILLER JR, BREZNAK JA, FOBES JF. ONION MAGGOT, DELIA ANTIQUA, SURVIVAL AND DEVELOPMENT ON ONIONS IN THE PRESENCE AND ABSENCE OF MICROORGANISMS Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata. 33: 50-56. DOI: 10.1111/J.1570-7458.1983.Tb03232.X  0.01
1980 Potrikus C, Breznak J. Uric acid in wood-eating termites Insect Biochemistry. 10: 19-27. DOI: 10.1016/0020-1790(80)90034-7  0.01
1978 Schultz JE, Breznak JA. Heterotrophic bacteria present in hindguts of wood-eating termites [Reticulitermes flavipes (Kollar)]. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 35: 930-6. PMID 655709 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.35.5.930-936.1978  0.01
1977 Breznak JA, Pankratz HS. In situ morphology of the gut microbiota of wood-eating termites [Reticulitermes flavipes (Kollar) and Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki]. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 33: 406-26. PMID 848959 DOI: 10.1128/aem.33.2.406-426.1977  0.01
1977 Potrikus CJ, Breznak JA. Nitrogen-fixing Enterobacter agglomerans isolated from guts of wood-eating termites. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 33: 392-9. PMID 848958 DOI: 10.1128/aem.33.2.392-399.1977  0.01
1975 Breznak JA, Canale-Parola E. Morphology and physiology of Spirochaeta aurantia strains isolated from aquatic habitats. Archives of Microbiology. 105: 1-12. PMID 1190952 DOI: 10.1007/Bf00447104  0.01
1973 Breznak JA, Brill WJ, Mertins JW, Coppel HC. Nitrogen Fixation in Termites Nature. 244: 577-580. PMID 4582514 DOI: 10.1038/244577A0  0.01
1973 Breznak JA, Canale-parola E. Biology of Nonpathogenic, Host-Associated Spirochetes Crc Critical Reviews in Microbiology. 2: 457-489. DOI: 10.3109/10408417309108392  0.01
1972 Breznak JA, Canale-Parola E. Metabolism of Spirochaeta aurantia. II. Aerobic oxidation oxidation of carbohydrates. Archiv Fur Mikrobiologie. 83: 278-92. PMID 4340023 DOI: 10.1007/Bf00425240  0.01
1972 Breznak JA, Canale-Parola E. Metabolism of Spirochaeta aurantia. I. Anaerobic energy-yielding pathways. Archiv Fur Mikrobiologie. 83: 261-77. PMID 4261649 DOI: 10.1007/Bf00425239  0.01
1969 Breznak JA, Canale-Parola E. Spirochaeta aurantia, a pigmented, facultatively anaerobic spirochete. Journal of Bacteriology. 97: 386-95. PMID 5764339 DOI: 10.1128/Jb.97.1.386-395.1969  0.01
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