Publications

Google Scholar: Klaus Nüsslein

Peer Reviewed

Gon, S., K.-N. Kumar, K. Nüsslein, and M. Santore (2012). How Bacteria Adhere to Brushy PEG Surfaces: Clinging to Flaws and Compressing the Brush. Macromolecules 45: 7xxx –7xxx. DOI: 10.1021/ma300981r

Li. Y., J. M. Dabkowski, M. Corrigan, R. Scott, K. Nüsslein, K.-N. Kumar, G. N. Tew (2012). A New Bactericidal Surgical Suture Coating. Langmuir, 28:12134-12139.

Fang, B., S. Gon, M. Park, K.-N. Kumar, V. M. Rotello, K. Nüsslein, and M. Santore (2012). Using Flow to Switch the Valency of Bacterial Capture on Engineered Surfaces containing Immobilized Nanoparticles. Langmuir 28:7803−7810.

Ünal, B., V. R. Perry, V. Gomez-Alvarez, M. Sheth, K.-J. Chin, and K. Nüsslein (2012). Trace elements affect methanogenic activity and diversity in enrichments from subsurface coal bed produced water. Frontiers in Extreme Microbiology 3:175

Baek, K., R. McKeever, K. Rieber, D. Sheppard, C. Park, S. Ergas, and K. Nüsslein (2012). Molecular approach to evaluate biostimulation of 1,2-dibromoethane in contaminated groundwater. Bioresource Technology 123:207-213. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2012.05.11

Vriezen, J.A.C., F. J. deBruijn, and K. Nüsslein (2012). Desiccation induces Viable But Non-Culturable Cells in Sinorhizobium meliloti 1021. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 2012, 2:6.

McKeever, R., D. Sheppard, K. Nüsslein, K. Baek, K. Rieber, S. Ergas, R. Forbes, M. Hilyard, C. Park (2012). Biodegradation of Ethylene Dibromide (1,2-Dibromoethane [EDB]) in Microcosms Simulating In Situ and Biostimulated Conditions. Journal of Hazardous Materials (accepted).

Coggon, M., C. A Becerra, K. Nüsslein, K. Miller, R. Yuretich, S. J. Ergas. (2012). Bioavailability of Jarosite for Stimulating Acid Mine Drainage Attenuation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 78:65-76.

Stout, L.M., and K. Nüsslein (2012). Plant-Microbe Enabled Contaminant Removal in the Rhizosphere. In N. A. Anjum et al. (eds.) “Phytotechnologies: Remediation of Environmental Contaminants. CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, Florida, USA.

Boles, A. R., T. Conneely, R. McKeever, P. Nixon, K. Nüsslein, and Sarina J. Ergas (2011). Pilot-Scale Bioreactor Studies Using a Novel Sulfur Oxidizing Perchlorate Reducing Bacterial Consortium. Biotechnology & Bioengineering: 109 (accepted).

Fang, B., S. Gon, M. Park, K.-N. Kumar, V. M. Rotello, K. Nüsslein, and M. Santore (2011). Bacterial Adhesion on Hybrid Cationic Nanoparticle-Polymer Brush Surfaces: Ionic Strength Tunes Capture from Monovalent to Multivalent Binding. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 87: 109-115.

Stout, L. M., E. N. Dodova, J. F. Tyson, and K. Nüsslein (2010). Phytoprotective Influence of Bacteria on Growth and Cadmium Accumulation in the Aquatic Plant Lemna minor. Water Research 44:4970-4979.

Kalasin, S., J. Dabkowski, K. Nüsslein, and M. M. Santore (2010). The role of nano-scale heterogeneous electrostatic interactions in initial bacterial adhesion from flow: A case study with Staphylococcus aureus. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 76: 489 – 495.

Stout, L., and K. Nüsslein (2010). Biotechnological Potential of Aquatic Plant-Microbe Interactions. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 21(6): 339-345.

Sahu, A. K., T. Conneely, K. Nüsslein, and S. J. Ergas (2009). Biological Perchlorate Reduction in Packed Bed Reactors Using Elemental Sulfur. Environmental Science & Technology 43:4466-4471.

Sahu, A. K., T. Conneely, K. Nüsslein, and S. J. Ergas (2009). Hydrogenotrophic Denitrification And Perchlorate Reduction In Ion Exchange Brines Using Hollow Fiber Membrane Bioreactors. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Volume 104, Issue 3 (p 483-491).

Lienkamp, K., A. E. Madkour, K.-N. Kumar, K. Nüsslein, G. N. Tew (2009). Antimicrobial Polymers Prepared by Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization: Manipulating Antimicrobial Properties by Organic Counterion and Charge Density Variation. Chem. E. J., 15:11715-11722.

Lienkamp, K., K.-N. Kumar, A. Som, K. Nüsslein, G. N. Tew (2009). Doubly Selective Antimicrobial Polymers: How Do They Differentiate Between Bacteria? Chem. E. J. 15:11710-11714.

Colak, S., C. F. Nelson, K. Nüsslein, G. N. Tew (2009).  Hydrophilic Modifications on an Amphiphilic Polynorbornene and the Effects on its Hemolytic and Antibacterial Activity, Biomacromolecules 10:353-359.

Madkour, A. E., J. M. Dabkowski, K. Nüsslein, G. N. Tew (2009).  Fast Disinfecting Antimicrobial Surfaces. Langmuir 25:1060-1067.

Gabriel, G. J., J. A. Maegerlein, C. F. Nelson, J. M. Dabkowski, T. Eren, K. Nüsslein, G. N. Tew (2009).  Comparison of Facially Amphiphilic versus Segregated Monomers in the Design of Antibacterial Copolymers. Chem. Eur. J. 15:433-439.

Becerra, C.A., E. L. López-Luna, S.J. Ergas, and K. Nüsslein (2009). Microcosm-based Study of the Attenuation of an Acid Mine Drainage-Impacted Site Through Biological Sulfate and Iron Reduction. Geomicrobiology Journal 26: 9-20.

Gabriel, G. J., A. E. Madkour, J. M. Dabkowski, C. F. Nelson, K. Nüsslein, and G. N. Tew(2008).  Synthetic Mimic of Antimicrobial Peptide with Nonmembrane-Disrupting Antibacterial Properties. Biomacromolecules 9: 2980-2983.

AL-Badri, Z. M., A. Som, S. Lyon, C. F. Nelson, K. Nüsslein and G. N. Tew (2008).  Investigating the Effect of Increasing Charge Density on the Hemolytic Activity of Synthetic Antimicrobial Polymers. Biomacromolecules 9:2805–2810.

Eren, T., A. Som, J. R. Rennie, C. F. Nelson, Y. Urgina, K. Nüsslein, E. B. Coughlin, G. N. Tew (2008).  Antibacterial and Hemolytic Activities of Quaternary Pyridinium Functionalized Polynorbornenes. Macomolecular Chemistry and Physics 209:516-524.

Lienkamp, K., A. E. Madkour, A. Musante, C. F. Nelson, K. Nüsslein, and G. N. Tew (2008).  Antimicrobial Polymers Prepared by ROMP with Unprecedented Selectivity: A Molecular Construction Kit Approach. Journal of the American Chemical Society 130:9836–9843.

McIntosh, J., A. M. Martini, S. T. Petsch, R. Huang, and K. Nüsslein (2008). Biogeochemistry of the Forest City Basin coal bed methane play. International Journal of Coal Geology 76:111-118.

Formolo, M. J., A. M. Martini, K. Nüsslein, J. M. Salacup, and S. T. Petsch (2008). A new model linking atmospheric methane sources to Pleistocene glaciation via methanogenesis in sedimentary basins. Geology 36:139–142.

Gibney, B. P., and K. Nüsslein (2007).  Microbial Reactions Governing Arsenic Mobility in Urban Lake Sediments. Chemosphere 70: 329-336.

Waldron, P. J., S. T. Petsch, A. M. Martini, and K. Nüsslein (2007).  Salinity constraints on subsurface Archaeal diversity and methanogenesis in the Antrim Shale, Michigan. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73: 4171-4179.

Vriezen, J.A.C., F. J. de Bruijn, and K. Nüsslein (2007).  Minireview: Responses of Rhizobia to desiccation in relation to osmotic stress, oxygen and temperature. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73: 3451-3459.

Gomez-Alvarez, V., G. King, and K. Nüsslein (2006).  Comparative bacterial diversity in recent hawaiian volcanic deposits of different ages. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 60: 60-73.

DeJong, J. T., M. B. Fritzges, and K. Nüsslein (2006).  Microbially induced cementation to control sand response to undrained shear. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering 132: 1381-1392.

Nüsslein, K., L. Arnt, J. Rennie, C. Owens, and G. N. Tew (2006).  Broad-spectrum antibacterial activity by a novel abiogenic peptide mimic.  Microbiology 152: 1913-1918.

Izquierdo, J., and K. Nüsslein (2006). Distribution of extensive nifH gene diversity across physical soil microenvironments.  Microbial Ecology 51: 441-452.

Vriezen, J.A.C., F. J. de Bruijn, and K. Nüsslein (2006). Desiccation responses and survival of Sinorhizobium meliloti USDA 1021 in relation to growth-phase, temperature, chloride and sulfate availability. Letters in Applied Microbiology 42: 172-178.

Stout, L. M. and K. Nüsslein (2005). Shifts in Rhizoplane Communities of Aquatic Plants after Cadmium Exposure.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology 71: 2484-2492.

Martini, A. M., K. Nüsslein, and S. T. Petsch (2005). Enhancing Microbial Gas From Unconventional Reservoirs: Geochemical And Microbiological Characterization Of Methane-Rich Fractured Black Shales. GasTips 12: 3-7.

Rennie, J., L. Arnt, H. Tang, K. Nüsslein, G. N. Tew (2005). Simple oligomers as antimicrobial peptide mimics.  Journal of Industrial and Microbial Biotechnology 54: 233-242.

Ergas, S.J., Harrison, J., Bloom, J., Forloney, K., Ahlfeld, D.P., Nüsslein, K., Yuretich, R.F. (2005). Chap. 7. Natural Attenuation of Acid Mine Drainage by Acidophilic and Acidotolerant Fe(III)- and Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria.  In C. Clark II and A. Lindner (eds.), Remediation of Hazardous Waste in the Subsurface: Bridging Flask and Field Studies, American Chemical Society Symposium Series No. 940, American Chemical Society, Washington DC.

Ilker, M. F., K. Nüsslein, G. N. Tew, and E. B. Coughlin (2004). Tuning the Hemolytic and Antibacterial Activities of Amphiphilic Polynorbornene Derivatives.  Journal of the American Chemical Society 126:15870-15875.

Arnt, L., K. Nüsslein, and G. N. Tew (2004). Non-hemolytic Abiogenic Oligomers as Antimicrobial Peptide Mimics.  J. Polymer Science 42: 3860-3864; (also: provided image for full front page).

Das, K., J. Penelle, V. M. Rotello, and K. Nüsslein (2003). Specific recognition of bacteria by surface-templated polymer films. Langmuir 19: 6226-6229.

Tiedje, J.M., S. Asuming-Brempong, K. Nüsslein, T.L. Marsh and S.J. Flynn (1999). Opening the black box of soil microbial diversity.  Applied Soil Ecology 13: 109-122.

Nüsslein , K., and J. M. Tiedje (1999). Soil bacterial community shift correlated with change from forest to pasture vegetation in a tropical soil. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 65: 3622-3626.

Nüsslein  K., and J. M. Tiedje (1997).  Characterization of a young Hawaiian soil bacterial community for its dominant and rare members using small subunit rDNA amplified from DNA fractionated by its guanine and cytosine composition. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 64: 1283-1289.

Nüsslein, K., D. Maris, K. Timmis, and D. F. Dwyer (1992).  Expression and transfer of engineered catabolic pathways harbored by Pseudomonas  ssp. introduced into activated sludge microcosms.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology 58: 3380-3386.

Dwyer, D. F., D. Maris, and K. Nüsslein (1990).  Fate and behavior of genetically-engineered microorganisms in an activated sludge microcosm.  In S. Dumontet and E. Landi (ed.), Genetic Engineering and Environmental Risk, pp. 153-158.  Italian Society of Biology, Rome, Italy.

Nüsslein, K. and A. Mohr (1987).  Notes on the enzymatic determination of total carbondioxide in fish blood and water.  Österreichs Fischerei 40: 81-85.

Peer Reviewed - Submitted

Cristine Chaves Barreto, Caryl Ann Becerra, Kristin L. Forloney, Klaus Nüsslein. Prevalence of Acidobacteria in the attenuation of acid mine drainage in a long abandoned mining site. Submitted to FEMS Microbiology Letters.

Teresa Conneely, Kahlil J. Rieber, Darleen P. Buttrick, David A. Reckhow and Klaus Nüsslein. Microbial Response to Sequential Bioavailability of Carbon from Red Maple Leaf Leachate. Submitted to Freshwater Biology.

Matthew Coggon, Caryl Ann Becerra, Klaus Nüsslein, Karen Miller, Richard Yuretich, Sarina Ergas. Jarosite Bioavailability to Iron Reducing Bacteria from an Acid Mine Drainage Site. Submitted to Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.

Kyunghwa Baek, Robert McKeever, Kahlil Rieber, Diane Sheppard, Chul Park, Sarina Ergas, and Klaus Nüsslein. The potential for aerobic cometabolism of 1,2-dibromoethane in contaminated groundwater. Submitted to Water Research.

 

Conference Proceedings

Conneely, T., A. K. Sahu, K. Nüsslein, and S. J. Ergas (2008).  Hydrogenotrophic Reduction of Nitrate and Perchlorate in Ion Exchange Brines Using Batch Hollow Fiber Membrane Bioreactor.  IWA North American Membrane Research Conference, August 10-13, 2008, Amherst, Massachusetts.

Conneely, T., A. K. Sahu, S. J. Ergas, and K. Nüsslein (2006).  Novel Bioreactor for Perchlorate Removal Using Elemental Sulfur. In Water Quality Technology Conference of the American Water Works Association, Nov 5-9, 2006, Denver, Colorado.

Fritzges, M. B., J. T. DeJong, and K. Nüsslein (2006). Biologically induced improvement of loose sand. In Proceedings of the 8th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering. April 18-22, 2006, San Francisco, California, USA.

Tiedje, J.M., K. Nüsslein, J. Zhou, B. Xia, C. Moyer, and F. Dazzo (1997).  The vast world of microbial diversity.  In The 5th International Symposium on New Frontiers in Microbiology by the Japan Science and Technology Corporation. January 30-31, 1997, Tokyo, Japan.

Tiedje, J. M., J.-Z. Zhou, K. Nüsslein, C. L. Moyer, and R. R. Fulthorpe (1997).  Extent and patterns of soil microbial diversity, pp. 35-41.  In  M. T. Martins et al. (eds.) Progress in Microbial Ecology: Proceedings of the ISME-7 Meeting, 1995, Sao Paulo, Brazil.  Brazilian Society for Microbiology, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Book Chapters

Sandler, S. J., and K. Nüsslein. 2003. RecA-dependent mechanisms for the generation of genetic diversity. In M. J. Day and R.V. Miller (eds.) Mechanisms of Genomic Evolution in Bacteria, American Society for Microbiology, Washington, D.C. Nüsslein, K. 2002.

Pathogen Detection: Nucleic Acid Based Techniques For The Rapid Identification Of Bacterial Pathogens. In McGraw-Hill Enzyclopedia of Science & Technology, McGraw-Hill, New York, NY.