All the lastest publications of the Laboratory of Microbiology team are listed here. For older ones there is an archive here.

PhD thesis can be found here: bibliothèque rero.doc



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Palmieri, P., Palmieri, I., Noormamode, N., Estoppey, A., Ishak, M.O., Kelliher, J.M., Vallat, A., Iyer, R., Bindschedler, S., Davenport, K., Chain, P.S.G., Foster Harris, J. & P. Junier. Exploiting oxalotrophic bacteria to control Aspergillus niger lung infections. bioRxiv 2020.08.20.259929; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.08.20.259929

Filippidou, S., Fatton, M., Junier, T., Berge, M., Poppleton, D., Blum, T.B., Kaminek, M., Odriozola, A., Blom, J., Johnson, S.L., Abrahams, J.P., Chain, P.S.G., Gribaldo, S., Tocheva, E.I., Zuber, B., Viollier, P.H. & P. Junier. Cryptosporulation in Kurthia spp. forces a rethinking of asporogenesis in Firmicutes. bioRxiv 2020.06.18.160689; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.06.18.160689.

McGenity, T.J. Gessesse, A., Hallsworth, J.A., Garcia Cela, E., Verheecke-Vaessen, C., Wang, F., Chavarria, M., Haggblom, M.M., Molin, S., Danchin, A., Smid, E.J., Lood, C., Cockell, C.S., Whitby, C., Liu, S.L., Keller, N.P., Stein, L.Y., Bordenstein, S.R., Lal, R., Nunes, O.C., Gram, L., Singh, B.S., Webster, N.S., Morris, C., Sivinski, S., Bindschedler, S., Junier, P., Antunes, A., Baxter, B.K., Scavone, P. & K. Timmis. Visualizing the invisible: class excursions to ignite children’s enthusiasm for microbes. Microbial Biotechnology (2020) 0(0), 1–44.

Dreier, M., Berthoud, H., Shani, N., Wechsler, D. & P. Junier. 2020. SpeciesPrimer: A bioinformatics pipeline dedicated to the design of qPCR primers for the quantification of bacterial species. PEERJ. 8:e854.

Comensoli, L., Albini, M., Kooli, W.M., Maillard, J., Lombardo T., Junier, P. & E. Joseph. 2020. Investigation of Biogenic Passivating Layers on Corroded Iron. Materials, 13, 1176.

Hashmi, I., S. Bindschedler & P. Junier. 2020. The Phylum Firmicutes. Beneficial Microbes in Agroecology, Volume I: Bacteria. Editors: N. Amaresan M. Senthil Kumar K. Annapurna Krishna Kumar A. Sankaranarayanan. Elsevier.

Stelzl LS, Mavridou DA, Saridakis E, Gonzalez D, Baldwin AJ, Ferguson SJ, Sansom MS, Redfield C. Local frustration determines loop opening during the catalytic cycle of an oxidoreductase. Elife. 2020 Jun 22;9:e54661. doi: 10.7554/eLife.54661. PMID: 32568066; PMCID: PMC7347389.

Woldemeskel SA, Daitch AK, Alvarez L, Panis G, Zeinert R, Gonzalez D, Smith E, Collier J, Chien P, Cava F, Viollier PH, Goley ED. The conserved transcriptional regulator CdnL is required for metabolic homeostasis and morphogenesis in Caulobacter. PLoS Genet. 2020 Jan 21;16(1):e1008591. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1008591. PMID: 31961855; PMCID: PMC6994171.

Sandoz FA, Bindschedler S, Dauphin B, Farinelli L, Grant JR and Hervé V. 2020. Biotic and abiotic factors shape arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities associated with the roots of the widespread fern Botrychium lunaria (Ophioglossaceae). Environmental Microbiology Reports. doi:10.1111/1758-2229.12840.


Joseph E and Junier P. 2019. Metabolic processes applied to endangered metal and wood heritage objects: Call a microbial plumber! New Biotechnology, 2019

Hashmi I, Paul C, Al-Dourobi A, Sandoz F, Deschamps P, Junier T, Junier P, Bindschedler S. 2019. Comparison of the plant growth-promotion performance of a consortium of Bacilli inoculated as endospores or as vegetative cells, FEMS Microbiology Ecology 95, 11, fiz147, doi:10.1093/femsec/fiz147

Millière L, Gussone N, Moritz T, Bindschedler S, Verrecchia EP. 2019. Origin of strontium and calcium in pedogenic needle fibre calcite (NFC). Chemical Geology, 524, 329-344, doi : 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2019.06.022.

Lohberger A, Spangenberg JE, Ventura Y, Bindschedler S, Verrecchia EP, Bshary R, Junier P. 2019. Effect of organic carbon and nitrogen on the interactions of Morchella spp. and bacteria dispersing on their mycelium. Frontiers in Microbiology - Fungi and Their Interactions, 10:124, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00124.

Bindschedler S, Verrecchia EP. 2019. Fungal Weathering. In: Gargaud M et al. (eds) Encyclopedia of Astrobiology. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-27833-4_5400-1

Palmieri F, Estoppey A, House GL, Lohberger A, Bindschedler S, Chain PSG, Junier P. 2019. Oxalic acid, a molecule at the crossroads of bacterial-fungal interactions. In: Sariaslani S, Gadd GM (eds), Advances in Applied Microbiology, 106, doi.org/10.1016/bs.aambs.2018.10.001.

Paul C, Filippidou S, Jamil I, Kooli W, House GL, Estoppey A, Hayoz M, Junier T, Palmieri F, Wunderlin T, Lehmann A, Bindschedler S, Vennemann T, Chain PSG, Junier P. 2019. Bacterial spores, from ecology to biotechnology. In: Sariaslani S, Gadd GM (eds), Advances in Applied Microbiology, 106, doi.org/10.1016/bs.aambs.2018.10.002.

Blum, T., Filippidou, S., Hayoz, M., Junier, P., & J.P. Abrahams. 2019. The wild-type flagellar filament of the Firmicute Kurthia at 2.8 Å resolution in vivo. Scientific Reports. 9: 14948.

Filippidou, S., Junier, T., Wunderlin, T., Kooli, W.M., Palmieri, I., Al-dourobi, A., Molina, V., Lienhard, R., Spangenberg, J.E., Johnson, S.L., Chain, P.S, Dorador, C. & P. Junier. 2019. Adaptive strategies in a poly-extreme environment: differentiation of vegetative cells in Serratia ureilytica and resistance to extreme conditions. Frontiers in Microbiology. 10: 102.

Kooli, W.M., Junier, T., Shakya, M., Monachon, M., Davenport, K.W., Vaideeswaran, K., Vernudachi, A., Marozau, I., Monrouzeau, T., Gleasner, C.D., McMurry, K., Leinhard, R., Rufener, L., Perret, J.L., Sereda, O., Chain, P.S., Joseph, E. & P. Junier. 2019. Remedial treatment of corroded iron objects by environmental Aeromonas isolates. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 85: e02042-18. Selected for the Spotlight of the Biotechnology section.



Blum, T., Filippidou, S., Hayoz, M., Junier, P. & J.P. Abrahams. The native structure of the flagellar filament of the Firmicute Kurthia at 3.0 Å resolution. 2019. Scientific Reports. 9: 14948.

Paul, C., Bayrychenko, Z., Junier, T., Filippidou, S., Beck, K., Greub, G., Bürgmann, H. & P. Junier. 2018. Dissemination of antibiotic resistance genes associated with the sporobiota in sediments impacted by wastewater. PEERJ. Accepted.

Losa G & Bindschedler S. 2018. Enhanced Tolerance to Cadmium in Bacterial-Fungal Co-Cultures as a Strategy for Metal Biorecovery from e-Waste. Minerals 8, 121, doi:10.3390/min8040121.

Deveau A, Bonito G, Uehling J, Paoletti M, Becker M, Bindschedler S, Hacquard S, Hervé V, Labbé J, Lastovetsky OA, Mieszkin S, Millet LJ, Vajna B, Junier P, Bonfante P, Krom BP, Olsson S, van Elsas JD, Wick LY. 2018. Bacterial - Fungal Interactions: ecology, mechanisms and challenges. FEMS Microbiology Reviews, fuy008, doi.org/10.1093/femsre/fuy008

Pons S, Bindschedler S, Sebag D, Junier P, Verrecchia EP, Cailleau G. 2018. Biocontrolled soil nutrient distribution under the influence of an oxalogenic-oxalotrophic ecosystem. Plant and Soil. doi.org/10.1007/s11104-018-3573-1.

Kooli, W.M., Comensoli, L., Maillard. J, Albini, M., Gelb, A., Junier, P.* & E. Joseph. 2018. Bacterial iron reduction and biogenic mineral formation for the stabilisation of corroded iron objects. Scientific Reports 8: 764. *Co-corresponding author.

Madueño, L., Paul, C., Junier, T., Bayrychenko, Z., Filippidou, S., Beck, K., Greub, G., Bürgmann, H. & P. Junier. 2018. A historical legacy of antibiotic utilization on bacterial seed banks in sediments. PEERJ 6, e4197.

Hervé, V., Clerc, M., Cailleau, G., Bueche, M., Junier, T., Verrecchia, E. & P. Junier. 2018. Carbonate accumulation in the bark of Terminalia bellirica: A new habitat for the oxalate-carbonate pathway. Geomicrobiology Journal 35: 31-39.

Comensoli, L., Maillard, J., Albini, M., Sandoz, F., Junier, P.* & E. Joseph. 2018. Soluble and Solid Iron Reduction Assays with Desulfitobacterium hafniense. Bioprotocols. https://bio-protocol.org/e3002.

Paul, C., Bayrychenko, Z., Junier, T., Filippidou, S., Beck, K., Greub, G., Bürgmann, H. & P. Junier. 2018. Dissemination of antibiotic resistance genes associated with the sporobiota in sediments impacted by wastewater. PEERJ. e4989.

Albelda-Berenguer, M., Monachon, M., Jacquet, C., Junier, P., Remazeilles, C., Schofield, E. J. & E. Joseph. 2018. Biological oxidation of sulfur compounds in artificially degraded wood. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation. 141: 62-70.

Junier, P., Paul, C. & T. Junier. 2018. Le microbiote du sédiment : une approche novatrice pour tracer la consommation passée d’antibiotiques. Pipette SULM. 6 : 16-17.


Bindschedler S, Bouquet Vu T, Job D, Joseph E, Junier P. 2017. Fungal biorecovery of gold from e-waste. Advances in Applied Microbiology 99, 53-81.

Joseph E, Bindschedler S, Albini M, Comensoli L, Kooli W, Mathys L. 2017. Microorganisms for safeguarding cultural heritage, In «The Fungal Community: its Organization and Role in the Ecosystem (4th Edition), eds. Dighton J, White JF.

Comensoli L, Bindschedler S, Junier P, Joseph E. 2017. Iron and fungal physiology: A review of biotechnological opportunities. Advances in applied microbiology 98, 31-60.

Bergottini, V.M., Herve, V., Sosa, D.A., Otegui, M.B., Zapata, P.D. & P. Junier. 2017. Exploring the diversity of the root-associated microbiome of Ilex paraguariensis St. Hil (Yerba Mate). Applied Soil Ecology. 109: 23-31.

Simon, A., Hervé, V., Al-Dourobi, A., Verrecchia, E. & P. Junier. 2017. An in situ inventory of fungi and their associated migrating bacteria in forest soils using fungal highways columns. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 93:fiw217.

Junier, P. & E. Joseph. 2017. Microbial biotechnology approaches to mitigating the deterioration of construction and heritage materials. Microbial Biotechnology. 10: 1145-1148.

Comensoli, L., Maillard, J., Albini, M., Sandoz, F., Junier, P.* & E. Joseph. 2017. Use of bacteria to stabilize archaeological iron. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 8:e03478-16 *Co-corresponding author.

Fillippidou, S., Bindschedler, S., Jeanneret, N. & Junier P. 2017. Bacterial diversity in the sulfur and iron springs of Ponts-de-Martel, Neuchâtel. Bulletin de la Societe Neuchateloise de Sciences Naturelles.




Bindschedler S, Cailleau G, Verrecchia EP. 2016. Role of Fungi in the biomineralization of calcite. Minerals 6 (2): 41, doi:10.3390/min6020041.

Bueche M, P Junier. 2016. Effect of organic carbon and metal accumulation on the bacterial communities in sulphidogenic sediments. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 23, 10443–10456.

Filippidou S, Bindschedler S, Jeanneret N, Junier P. 2016. Bacterial diversity in the sulfur and iron springs at ponts-de- martel, Neuchâtel. Bulletin de la Société Neuchâteloise des Sciences Naturelles 136, 37-49.

Filippidou S, Jaussi M, Junier T, Wunderlin T, Jeanneret N, Palmieri F, Palmieri I, Roussel-Delif L, Vieth-Hillebrand A, Vetter A, Chain PS, Regenspurg S & P Junier. 2016. Description of Anoxybacillus geothermalis sp. nov., an aerobic endospore-forming bacterium isolated from mineral deposits in the Groß Schönebeck geothermal station, Germany. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 66, 2944-51.

Ganesan S, Fillipidou S, Junier T, Muñoz-Ruffat P, Jeanneret N, Wunderlin T, Sieber N, Dorador C & P Junier. 2016. Manganese-II oxidation and Copper-II resistance in endospore forming Firmicutes isolated from uncontaminated environmental sites. AIMS Environmental Science. 3: 220-238.

Hervé V, Junier T, Bindschedler S, Verrecchia EP, Junier P. 2016. Diversity and ecology of oxalotrophic bacteria. World journal of microbiology & biotechnology 32(2).

Wunderlin T, Junier T, Paul C, Jeanneret N, Junier P. 2016. Physical isolation of endospores from environmental samples by targeted lysis of vegetative cells. Journal of Visual Experiments. 107: e53411.

Filipiddou, S., Wunderlin, T., Junier, T., Jeanneret, N., Dorador, C., Molina, V., Jonhson, D.R. & P. Junier. 2016. A combination of extreme environmental conditions favor the prevalence of Endospore-forming Firmicutes in geothermal and mineral springs. Frontiers in Microbiology. 7:1707.

Andrés-Barrao, C., Saad, M.M., Cabello-Ferrete, E., Bravo, D., Chappuis, M.L., Ortega-Pérez, R., Junier, P., Perret, X. & F. Barja. 2016. Metaproteomics and ultrastructure characterization of Komagataeibacter spp. involved in high-acid spirit vinegar production. Food Microbiology. 55:112-122.

Jacquet, S., Junier, P*., Zopfi, J., Brandl, H. & T. Curtis. 2016. Microbiologie. In: Dans les abysses du Leman. U. Lemmin. Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes. * Editor of the chapter.




Simon, A., Bindschedler, S., Job, D., Wick, L.Y., Filippidou, S., Kooli, W. M., Verrecchia, E.P. & P. Junier. 2015. Exploiting the fungal highway: Development of a novel tool for the in situ isolation of bacteria migrating along fungal mycelium. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 91(11).

Filippidou, S., Jaussi, M., Junier, T., Wunderlin, T., Jeanneret, N., Regenspurg, S., Johnson, S., McMurry, K., Gleasner, C.D. Lo C-C., Li, P., Vuyisich, M., Chain, P.S. & P. Junier. Genome Sequence of Aeribacillus pallidus strain GS3372, an endospore-forming bacterium isolated in a deep geothermal reservoir. Genome Announcements. 3:e00982-15.

Filippidou, S., Wunderlin, T., Junier, T., Jeanneret, N., Johnson, S., McMurry, K., Gleasner, C.D. Lo C-C., Li, P., Vuyisich, M., Chain, P.S. & P. Junier. 2015. Genome Announcement of Bacillus alveayuensis strain 24KAM51, a halotolerant thermophile isolated from a hydrothermal vent. Genome Announcements. 3:e00981-15.

Wunderlin, T., Junier, T., Paul, C., Jeanneret, N. & P. Junier. 2015. Physical isolation of endospores from environmental samples by targeted lysis of vegetative cells. In press. Journal of Visual Experiments.

Junier, T., Herve, V., Wunderlin, T. & P. Junier. 2015. MLgsc: a maximum-likelihood general sequence classifier. PLOSone.10: e0129384.

Filippidou, S., Jaussi, M., Junier, T., Wunderlin, T., Roussel-Delif, L., Jeanneret, N., Vieth-Hillebrand A., Vetter, A., Regenspurg, S., Johnson, S., McMurry, K., Gleasner, C.D. Lo C-C., Li, P., Vuyisich, M., Chain, P.S. & P. Junier. 2015. Genome Sequence of Anoxybacillus geothermalis Strain GSsed3, a novel thermophilic endospore-forming species. Genome Announcements. 3: e00575-15.

Filippidou, S., Junier, T., Wunderlin, T., Lo, CC., Li, P.E., Chain, P.S. & P. Junier. 2015. Under-detection of endospore-forming Firmicutes in metagenomic data. Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal. 13: 299-306

Bergottini, V.M., Otegui, M.B., Sosa, D.A., Zapata, P.D., Mulot, M., Rebord, M., Zopfi, J., Wiss, V.F., Benrey, B. & P. Junier. 2015. Bioinoculation of yerba mate seedlings (Ilex paraguariensis St. Hill) with native plant growth promoting rhizobacteria: a sustainable alternative to improve crop yield. In press. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 51:749-755

Bergottini, V.M., Filippidou, S., Junier, T., Johnson, S., Chain, P., Otegui, M.B., Zapata, P.D., & P. Junier. 2015. Genome Sequence of Kosakonia radicincitans Strain YD4, a Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria isolated from yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis St. Hill.). Genome Announcements. 3: e00239-15.

Bravo, D., Braissant, O., Cailleau, G., Verrecchia, E. & P. Junier. 2015. Isolation and characterization of oxalotrophic bacteria from tropical soils. Archives in Microbiology. 197: 65-77.


Joseph, E., Albini, M., Letardi, P., Domon-Beuret, E., Brambilla, L., Mathys, L., Cevey, C., Bertholon, R., Job, D. & P. Junier. BIOPATINAS: Innovative biological patinas for copper-based artefacts. In Conference Proceedings of Outdoor Metallic Sculpture from the XIXth to the Beginning of the XXth Century: Identification, Conservation, Restoration. Paris, France. 4th-5th December 2014. ICOMOS France, Paris, 2014. In press.

E. Joseph, P. Letardi, M. Albini, L. Comensoli, W. Kooli, L. Mathys, E. Domon Beuret, L. Brambilla, C. Cevey, R. Bertholon, D. Job, P. Junier. Innovative biological approaches for metal conservation. In Conference Proceedings of EUROCORR 2014, European Corrosion Congress. Pisa, Italy. 8th-12th September 2014. DECHEMA e.V., Frankfurt and AIM – Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia, Milano, 2014; ISBN 9783897461598, 1-10.

E. Domon Beuret, L. Mathys, L. Brambilla, M. Albini, C. Cevey, R. Bertholon, P. Junier, E. Joseph. Biopatines: des champignons au service des alliages cuivreux. In Conference Proceedings of JOURNEES DES RESTAURATEURS EN ARCHEOLOGIE 2014 « restaurer l’ordinaire, exposer l’extraordinaire : du site au musée ». Arles, France. 16th-17th October 2014. Atelier de Conservation-Restauration du Musée Départemental Arles Antique (MDAA) et A-CORROS, Arles, 2014; in press.

E. Joseph, M. Albini, P. Letardi, E. Domon Beuret, L. Brambilla, L. Mathys, C. Cevey, R. Bertholon, D. Job, P. Junier. BIOPATINAS: Innovative biological patinas for copper-based artefacts. In Conference Proceedings of Outdoor Metallic Sculpture from the XIXth to the Beginning of the XXth Century: Identification, Conservation, Restoration. Paris, France. 4th-5th December 2014. ICOMOS France, Paris, 2014; in press.

Bindschedler S, Cailleau G, Braissant O, Millière L, Job D, Verrecchia EP. 2014. Unravelling the enigmatic origin of calcitic nanofibres in soils and caves: purely physicochemical or biogenic processes? Biogeosciences. 11, 2809-2825.

Despland LM, Clark MW, Vancov T & M Aragno. 2014. Nutrient removal and microbial communities' development in a young unplanted constructed wetland using Bauxsol™ pellets to treat wastewater. Science of the Total Environment. 484: 167-175

Sauvain, L., Bueche, M., Junier, T., Masson, M., Wunderlin, T., Kohler-Milleret, R., Gascon-Diez, E., Loizeau, J.L., Tercier-Waeber, M.L. & P. Junier. 2014. Bacterial communities in trace metal contaminated lake sediments are dominated by endospore-forming bacteria. Aquatic Sciences. 76: S33.

Cailleau G, Mota M, Bindschedler S, Junier P & EP Verrecchia. 2014. Detection of active oxalate–carbonate pathway ecosystems in the Amazon Basin: Global implications of a natural potential C sink. Catena. 116: 132-141.

Wunderlin, T., Corella, J.P., Junier, T., Bueche, M., Loizeau, J.L., Giradclos, S. & P. Junier. 2014. Endospore-forming bacteria as new proxies to assess impact of eutrophication in Lake Geneva, (Switzerland-France). Aquatic Sciences. 76: S103.

Wunderlin, T., Junier, T., Roussel-Delif, L., Jeanneret, N. & P. Junier. 2014. Endospore-enriched sequencing approach reveals unprecedented diversity of Firmicutes in sediments. Environmental Microbiology Reports. 6: 631-639.

Junier, P., Alfaro, M., Guevara, R., Witzel K.P. & M. Caru. 2014. Genetic diversity of Rhizobium present in nodules of Phaseolus vulgaris L. cultivated in two soils of the central region in Chile. Applied Soil Ecology. 80: 60-66.


S. Gulzar, M. Wörle, J-P. Burg, M. Nawaz Chaudhry, E. Joseph, E. Reusser. Characterization of 17th Century Mughal tiles glazes from Shahdara Complex, Lahore-Pakistan. Journal of Cultural Heritage 2013, 14(2), 174-179.

E. Joseph, D. Job, P. Junier, M. Wörle. MAIA: Microbes for Archaeological Iron Artefacts.Bulletin of research on metal conservation BROMEC 2013, 34, 5. Clic for publication

Pion M, Spangenberg JE, Simon A, Bindschedler S, Flury C, Chatelain A, Bshary R, Job D & P Junier. 2013. Bacterial farming by the fungus Morchella crassipes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 208: 20132242.

Bravo D, Cailleau G, Bindschedler S,  Simon A, Job D, Verrecchia E & P Junier. 2013. Isolation of oxalotrophic bacteria able to disperse on fungal mycelium. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 348:157-166.

Bravo, D., Martin, G., Maude, D., Cailleau, G., Verrechia, E. & P. Junier. 2013. Identification of active oxalotrophic bacteria by bromodeoxyuridine DNA-labeling in a microcosm soil experiment. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 348: 103-111.

Pion, M., Bshary, R., Bindschedler, S., Filippidou, S., Wick, L. Y., Job, D. & P. Junier. 2013. Gains of bacterial flagellar motility in a fungal world. Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

Wunderlin, T., Junier, T., Roussel-Delif, L., Jeanneret, N. & P. Junier. 2013. Stage 0 spurulation gene A (spo0A) as a molecular marker to study diversity of endospore-forming Firmicutes. Environmental Microbiology Reports. 5: 911-924.

Joseph, E., Letardi, P., Comensoli, L., Simon, A., Junier, P., Job, D. & M. Woerle. Assessment of a biological approach for the protection of copper alloys artefacts. In Conference Proceedings of Metal 2013, Interim Meeting of the ICOM-CC Metal WG. Edinburgh, Scotland. 16th-20th September 2013. Historic Scotland, Edinburgh, 2013; ISBN 9781849171427, 203-207.

Bueche, M., Wunderlin, T., Roussel-Delif, L., Junier, T., Sauvain, L., Jeanneret, N. & P. Junier. 2013. Quantification of endospore-forming Firmicutes by qPCR with the functional gene spo0A. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79: 5302-5312.

Junier, P., Kim, O-S., Imhoff, J.F., Witzerl, K-P. & O. Hadas. 2013. Effect of salinity on cyanobacterial community composition along a transect from Fuliya spring into water of Lake Kinneret, Israel. Fundamental and Applied Limnology. 182 (2): 99-107.  

G. Sathiyanarayanan, G. Saibaba, G. Seghal Kiran, Joseph Selvin. Process optimization and production of polyhydroxybutyrate using palm jaggery as economical carbon source by marine sponge-associated Bacillus licheniformis MSBN12. In press. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering 36:1817-1827.

G. Sathiyanarayanan, G. Seghal Kiran, Joseph Selvin. Synthesis of silver nanoparticles by polysaccharide bioflocculant produced from marine Bacillus subtilis MSBN17. 2013. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 102: 13-20.