Microbiology

Organisational unit: Unit

  1. Space omics research in Europe - Contributions, geographical distribution and ESA member state funding schemes

    Deane, C. S., Mastroleo, F., Leys, N., da Silveira, W. A. & Herranz, R., 18 Mar 2022, In: iScience. 25, 3, p. 1-18 18 p., 103920.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  2. Introduction to the principles and methods underlying the recovery of metagenome‐assembled genomes from metagenomic data

    Goussarov, G., Ahmed, M., Vandamme, P. & Van Houdt, R., 9 Jun 2022, In: Microbiology Open. 11, 3, p. 1-19 19 p., e1298.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. Accurate prediction of metagenome‑assembled genome completeness by MAGISTA, a random forest model built on alignment‑free intra‑bin statistics

    Goussarov, G., Claesen, J., Ahmed, M., Leys, N., Vandamme, P. & Van Houdt, R., 5 Mar 2021, In: Environmental Microbiome. 17, 9, p. 1-13 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  4. Metaproteomics, heterotrophic growth, and distribution of nitrosomonas europaea and nitrobacter winogradskyi after long-term operation of an autotrophic nitrifying biofilm reactor

    Mastroleo, F., Arnau, C., Verbeelen, T., Ahmed, M., Gòdia, F., Leys, N. & Van Houdt, R., 9 Mar 2022, In: Applied Microbiology. 2, 1, p. 272-287 16 p., 201002.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  5. Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Bacterial Uranium Resistance

    Rogiers, T., Van Houdt, R., Williamson, A., Leys, N., Boon, N. & Mijnendonckx, K., 10 Mar 2022, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. 13, p. 1-19 19 p., 822197.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  6. Deuteros 2.0: peptide-level significance testing of data from hydrogen deuterium exchange mass spectrometry

    Lau, A. M., Claesen, J., Hansen, K. & Politis, A., 8 Jan 2021, In: Bioinformatics. 37, 2, p. 270-272 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. Predicting the number of sulfur atoms in peptides and small proteins based on the observed aggregated isotope distribution

    Claesen, J., Valkenborg, D. & Burzykowski, T., 8 Jul 2021, In: Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 35, p. 1-8 8 p., e9162.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  8. Testing Laser-Structured Antimicrobial Surfaces Under Space Conditions: The Design of the ISS Experiment BIOFILMS

    Siems, K., Müller, D. W., Maertens, L., Ahmed, A., Van Houdt, R., Mancinelli, R. L., Baur, S., Brix, K., Kautenburger, R., Caplin, N., Krause, J., Desmets, R., Vukich, M., Tortora, A., Roesch, C., Holland, G., Laue, M., Müchlich, F. & Moeller, R., 3 Jan 2022, In: Frontiers in Space Technologies. 2, p. 1-18 18 p., 773244.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  9. Mechanisms of ionizing radiation resistance in Arthrospira sp. PCC 8005

    Yadav, A. & Janssen, P., 22 Dec 2021, UHasselt - Universiteit Hasselt. 214 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral thesis

  10. Phenotypic adaptation and regulatory response to copper stress in Cupriavidus metallidurans

    Maertens, L. & Van Houdt, R., 25 Oct 2021, UNamur - Université de Namur. 198 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral thesis

  11. Bioinformatics tools for metagenomic analysis of bacterial communities

    Goussarov, G. & Van Houdt, R., 9 Nov 2021, UGent - Universiteit Gent. 178 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral thesis

  12. Uranium resistance in Cupriavidus metallidurans: from environmental relevance to potential applications

    Rogiers, T., Mijnendonckx, K. & Van Houdt, R., 27 Jan 2022, UGent - Universiteit Gent. 188 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral thesis

  13. Selected experiments for assessing the evolution of concrete, their mechanical safety functions and performance targets: EURAD Deliverable 16.3

    Neeft, E., de Bruin, T., van Kleef, R., Phung, Q. T., Perko, J., Seetharam, S., Mijnendonckx, K., Li, X. L., Hausmannová, L., Vašíček, R., Večerník, P., Hlaváčková, V., Černá, K., Černoušek, T., Helson, O., Bourbon, X., Zghondi, J., Vidal, T., Sellier, A., Shao, J., Rougelot, T., Jantschik, K., Kulenkampff, J., Deissmann, G., Griffa, M., Churakov, S. & Ma, B., 1 Jan 2022, EURAD - European Joint Programme on Radioactive Waste Management. 132 p.

    Research output: Report/bookER - External reportpeer-review

  14. Cupriavidus metallidurans NA4 actively forms polyhydroxybutyrate-associated uranium-phosphate precipitates

    Rogiers, T., Merroun, M. L., Williamson, A., Leys, N., Van Houdt, R., Boon, N. & Mijnendonckx, K., 5 Jan 2022, In: Journal of Hazardous Materials. 421, p. 1-10 10 p., 126737.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  15. First Description of Various Bacteria Resistant to Heavy Metals and Antibiotics Isolated from Polluted Sites in Tunisia

    Ali, M. M., Dziri, O., Ferjani, S., Ahmed, M. M., Boutiba Ben Boubaker, I., Van Houdt, R. & Chouchani, C., 1 Jun 2021, In: Polish Journal of Microbiology. 70, 2, p. 161-174 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  16. Cyclical patterns affect microbial dynamics in the water basin of a nuclear research reactor

    Van Eesbeeck, V., Props, R., Ahmed, M. M., Petit, P., Rivasseau, C., Armengaud, J., Monsieur, P., Mahillon, J. & Leys, N., 15 Oct 2021, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. p. 1-11 11 p., 744115.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  17. Boom Clay pore water geochemistry at the Mol site - Experimental data as determined by in situ sampling of the piezometers

    Honty, M., Frederickx, L., Wang, L., De Craen, M., Thomas, P., Moors, H. & Jacops, E., 1 Jan 2022, In: Applied Geochemistry. 136, p. 1-19 19 p., 105156.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  18. Development of Nitrogen Recycling Strategies for Bioregenerative Life Support Systems in Space

    Verbeelen, T., Leys, N., Ganigué, R. & Mastroleo, F., 13 Oct 2021, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. p. 1-17 17 p., 700810.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewpeer-review

  19. Ex and in situ reactivity and sorption of selenium in Opalinus clay in the presence of a selenium reducing microbial community

    Bleyen, N., Small, J., Mijnendonckx, K., Hendrix, K., Albrecht, A., De Cannière, P., Surkova, M., Wittebroodt, C. & Valcke, E., 13 Jul 2021, In: Minerals. 11, 757, p. 1-33 33 p., 11070757.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  20. Irradiation at Ultra-high (FLASH) Dose Rates Reduces Acute Normal Tissue Toxicity in the Mouse Gastrointestinal System

    Ruan, J-L., Lee, C., Wouters, S., Tullis, I. D. C., Verslegers, M., Ahmed, M. M., Then, C. K., Smart, S. C., Hill, M. A., Muschel, R. J., Giaccia, A. J., Vojnovic, B., Kiltie, A. E. & Petersson, K., 1 Dec 2021, In: International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. 111, 5, p. 1250-1261 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  21. Changes in DNA Methylation in Arabidopsis thaliana Plants Exposed Over Multiple Generations to Gamma Radiation

    Laanen, P., Saenen, E., Ahmed, M. M., van de Walle, J., Van Hees, M., Nauts, R., Van Nieuwerburgh, F., Voorspoels, S., Jacobs, G., Cuypers, A. & Horemans, N., 31 Mar 2021, In: Frontiers in Plant Science. 12, p. 1-17 17 p., 611783.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  22. Assessing the Impact of Flavophospholipol and Virginiamycin Supplementation on the Broiler Microbiota - a Prospective Controlled Intervention Study

    Ahmed, M., Berkell, M., Xavier, B., De Backer, S., Lammens, C. & Hautekiet, V., 31 Aug 2021, In: mSystems. 6, 4, p. 1-16 16 p., e00381-21.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  23. Phenotypic and Genetic Characterization of Temperature-Induced Mutagenesis and Mortality in Cupriavidus metallidurans

    Van Houdt, R., Vandecraen, J., Heylen, W., Leys, N., Monsieurs, P., Provoost, A. & Aertsen, A., 9 Jul 2021, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. 12, p. 1-9 9 p., 698330.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  24. Environmental conditions modulate the transcriptomic response of both caulobacter crescentus morphotypes to Cu stress

    Maertens, L., Cherry, P., Tilquin, F., Van Houdt, R. & Matroule, J-Y., 21 May 2021, In: Microorganisms. 9, 6, p. 1-25 25 p., 9061116.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  25. Characteristics of the copper‐induced viable‐but‐non‐culturable state in bacteria

    Maertens, L., Matroule, J-Y. & Van Houdt, R., 5 Feb 2021, In: World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 37, 37, p. 1-9 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  26. Genetic Responses of Metabolically Active Limnospira indica Strain PCC 8005 Exposed to gamma-Radiation during Its Lifecycle

    Yadav, A., Maertens, L., Meese, T., Van Nieuwerburgh, F., Ahmed, M., Leys, N., Cuypers, A. & Janssen, P., 30 Jul 2021, In: Microorganisms. 9, 8, p. 1-32 32 p., 1626.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  27. Photobioreactor Limnospira indica Growth Model: Application From the MELiSSA Plant Pilot Scale to ISS Flight Experiment

    Poughon, L., Creuly, C., Gòdia, F., Leys, N. & Dussap, C-G., 25 Aug 2021, In: Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences. 8, p. 1-11 11 p., 700277.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  28. Use of Photobioreactors in Regenerative Life Support Systems for Human Space Exploration

    Fahrion, J., Mastroleo, F., Gilles, D. & Leys, N., 29 Jun 2021, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. 12, p. 1-14 14 p., 699525.

    Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issuepeer-review

  29. Microbial dynamics in the aquatic environments of a nuclear reactor

    Van Eesbeeck, V. & Leys, N., 9 Jul 2021, 268 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral thesis

  30. Intestinal mucositis precedes dysbiosis in a mouse model for pelvic irradiation

    Segers, C., Ahmed, M., Claesen, J., Baatout, S., Leys, N., Lebeer, S., Verslegers, M. & Mastroleo, F., 10 Jun 2021, In: ISME Communications. 1, p. 1-10 10 p., 24.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  31. Microbiota-based markers predictive of development of Clostridioides difficile infection

    Berkell, M., Ahmed, M., Xavier, B., van Werkhoven, C. H., Monsieurs, P., Lammens, C., Ducher, A., Vehreschild, M. J. G. T., Goossens, H., De Gunzburg, J., Bonten, M. J. M. & Malhotra-kumar, S., 14 Apr 2021, In: Nature Communications. 12, p. 1-14 14 p., 2241.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  32. Incidence and predictive biomarkers of Clostridioides difficile infection in hospitalized patients receiving broad-spectrum antibiotics

    van Werkhoven, C. H., Ducher, A., Berkell, M., Ahmed, M., Lammens, C., Torre-Cisneros, J., Rodríguez-Baño, J., Herghea, D., Cornely, O. A., Biehl, L. M., Bernard, L., Dominguez-Luzon, M. A., Maraki, S., Barraud, O., Nica, M., Jazmati, N., Sablier-Gallis, F., De Gunzburg, J., de Gunzburg, J., Malhotra-kumar, S., Bonten, M. J. M. & Vehreschild, M. J. G. T., 14 Apr 2021, In: Nature Communications. 12, p. 1-10 10 p., 2240.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  33. X‑irradiation induces acute and early term inflammatory responses in atherosclerosis‑prone ApoE‑/‑ mice and in endothelial cells

    Ramadan, R., Claessens, M., Cocquyt, E., Ahmed, M. M., Decrock, E., Baatout, S., Aerts, A. & Leybaert, L., 25 Mar 2021, In: Moeclular Medicine Reports. 23, p. 1-13 13 p., 399.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  34. Adaptation of Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34 to Toxic Zinc Concentrations Involves an Uncharacterized ABC-Type Transporter

    Van Houdt, R., Vandecraen, J., Leys, N., Monsieurs, P. & Aertsen, A., 2 Feb 2021, In: Microorganisms. 9, 2, p. 1-14 14 p., 9020309.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  35. Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34, a historical perspective on its discovery, characterization and metal resistance

    Mergeay, M. & Van Houdt, R., 1 Feb 2021, In: FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 97, 2, p. 1-8 8 p., fiaa247.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  36. Microbially-Enhanced Vanadium Mining and Bioremediation Under Micro- and Mars Gravity on the International Space Station

    Cockell, C. S., Santomartino, R., Finster, K., Waajen, A. C., Nicholson, N., Loudon, C-M., Eades, L. J., Moeller, R., Rettberg, P., Fuchs, F., Van Houdt, R., Leys, N., Coninx, I., Hatton, J., Parmitano, L., Krause, J., Koehler, A., Caplin, N., Zuijderduijn, L., Mariani, A., Pellari, S. S., Carubia, F., Luciani, G., Balsamo, M., Zolesi, V., Zolesi, V., Ochoa, J., Sen, P., Watt, J. A. J., Doswald-Winkler, J., Herova, M., Rattenbacher, B., Wadsworth, J., Everroad, C. R. & Demets, R., 1 Apr 2021, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. p. 1-15 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  37. Effect of Applying Struvite and Organic N as Recovered Fertilizers on the Rhizosphere Dynamics and Cultivation of Lupine (Lupinus angustifolius)

    Robles-Aguilar, A. A., Grunert, O., Hernandez-Sanabria, E., Ahmed, M. M., Meers, E., Boon, N. & Jablonowski, N. D., 1 Nov 2020, In: Frontiers in Plant Science. p. 1-17 17 p., 572741.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  38. Soil microbial community structure and functionality changes in response to long-term metal and radionuclide pollution

    Rogiers, T., Claesen, J., Van Gompel, A., Vanhoudt, N., Ahmed, M., Williamson, A., Leys, N., Van Houdt, R., Boon, N. & Mijnendonckx, K., 1 Mar 2021, In: Environmental Microbiology. 23, 3, p. 1670-1683 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  39. Organic materials and their microbial fate in radioactive waste

    Mijnendonckx, K., Bassil, N. M., Nixon, S. & Boylan, A., 1 Jan 2021, The Microbiology of Nuclear Waste Disposal. 2021 ed. Elsevier, p. 213-244 32 p.

    Research output: Contribution to report/book/conference proceedingsChapterpeer-review

  40. Chapter 4 - Molecular techniques for understanding microbial abundance and activity in clay barriers used for geodisposal

    Mijnendonckx, K., Leys, N. & Monsieur, P., 1 Jan 2021, The Microbiology of Nuclear Waste Disposal. Elsevier, p. 71-96 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to report/book/conference proceedingsChapterpeer-review

  41. Boom Clay pore water analysis shows the presence of an active methanogenic microbial community

    Mijnendonckx, K., Honty, M., Jacops, E., Provoost, A., Wouters, K., Ahmed, M., De Craen, M. & Leys, N., 18 Jan 2021, SCK CEN. 33 p. (SCK•CEN Reports; no. ER-0858)

    Research output: Report/bookER - External reportpeer-review

  42. Copper resistance mediates long-term survival of Cupriavidus metallidurans in wet contact with metallic copper

    Maertens, L., Coninx, I., Claesen, J., Leys, N., Matroule, J-Y. & Van Houdt, R., 3 Jun 2020, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. p. 1-11 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  43. The transcriptomic landscape of Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34 acutely exposed to copper

    Maertens, L., Leys, N., Matroule, J-Y. & Van Houdt, R., 4 Sep 2020, In: Genes. 11, 9, p. 1-24 24 p., 1049.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  44. No Effect of Microgravity and Simulated Mars Gravity on Final Bacterial Cell Concentrations on the International Space Station: Applications to Space Bioproduction

    Santomartino, R., Waajen, A. C., de Wit, W., Parmitano, L., Loudon, C-M., Moeller, R., Rettberg, P., Fuchs, F., Van Houdt, R., Finster, K., Coninx, I., Krause, J., Koehler, A., Caplin, N., Zuijderduijn, L., Zolesi, V., Balsamo, M., Mariani, A., Pellari, S. S., Carubia, F., Luciani, G., Leys, N., Doswald-Winkler, J., Herova, M., Wadsworth, J., Everroad, C. R., Rattenbacher, B., Demets, R. & Cockell, C. S., 14 Oct 2020, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. p. 1-15 15 p., 579156.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  45. Space station biomining experiment demonstrates rare earth element extraction in microgravity and Mars gravity

    Cockell, C. S., Santomartino, R., Finster, K., Waajen, A. C., Eades, L. J., Moeller, R., Rettberg, P., Fuchs, F., Van Houdt, R., Leys, N., Coninx, I., Hatton, J., Parmitano, L., Krause, J., Koehler, A., Caplin, N., Zuijderduijn, L., Demets, R., Mariani, A., Pellari, S. S., Carubia, F., Luciani, G., Balsamo, M., Zolesi, V., Doswald-Winkler, J., Herova, M., Rattenbacher, B., Wadsworth, J. & Everroad, C. R., 10 Nov 2020, In: Nature Communications. 11, p. 1-11 11 p., 5523.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  46. First report of cross resistance to silver and antibiotics in Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from patients and polluted water in Tunisia

    Ben Miloud, S., Ali, M. M., Boutiba Ben Boubaker, I., Van Houdt, R. & Chouchani, C., May 2021, In: Water and environment journal. 35, 2, p. 730-739 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  47. Direct Meta-Analyses Reveal Unexpected Microbial Life in the Highly Radioactive Water of an Operating Nuclear Reactor Core

    Petit, P., Pible, O., Van Eesbeeck, V., Alban, C., Steinmetz, G., Ahmed, M., Monsieurs, P., Armengaud, J. & Rivasseau, C., 25 Nov 2020, In: Microorganisms. 8, 12, p. 1-12 12 p., 8121857.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  48. Loss of Furin in β cells Induces an mTORC1-ATF4 Anabolic Pathway that Leads to β cell Dysfunction

    Brouwers, B., Coppola, I., Vints, K., Dislich, B., Van Lommel, L., Segers, C., Gounko, N. V., Thorrez, L., Schuit, F., Lichtenthaler, S. F., Estall, J. L., Declercq, J., Ramos-Molina, B. & Creemers, J. W. M., 4 Dec 2020, In: Diabetes. 70, 2, p. 492-503 12 p., db200474.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  49. Spaceflight environment

    Leys, N., Allen, C. S., Giraudo, M. & Moratti, C., 17 Nov 2017, Space safety and human environment. Amsterdam: Elsevier, p. 87-138 52 p.

    Research output: Contribution to report/book/conference proceedingsChapterpeer-review

  50. Impact of alignment algorithms on 16S metagenomics analysis

    Ahmed, M. M., Shahin, M., Monsieurs, P. & Ramakrishnan, A., 30 Jan 2018, Proceedings of the 8th Cairo International Biomedical Engineering Conference (CIBEC). IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 19-21 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to report/book/conference proceedingsIn-proceedings paperpeer-review

  51. Topical day: Aquatic microbiota in or near nuclear facilities: insights, discoveries, solutions

    Janssen, P., Coeck, M. & De Ceuster, J., 12 Sep 2019, SCK CEN. 27 p. (SCK CEN Book of abstract series; no. BA-136)

    Research output: Report/bookBook of abstracts

  52. Quorum sensing in life support systems: The MELiSSA loop

    Condori Catachura, S., Leys, N. & Mastroleo, F., 12 Aug 2018, Quorum Sensing and its Biotechnological Applications. Springer Singapore, p. 249-260 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to report/book/conference proceedingsChapterpeer-review

  53. DNA-Binding and Transcription Activation by Unphosphorylated Response Regulator AgrR From Cupriavidus metallidurans Involved in Silver Resistance

    Ali, M. M., Provoost, A., Mijnendonckx, K., Van Houdt, R. & Charlier, D., 17 Jul 2020, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. p. 1-17 17 p., 1635.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  54. A molecular toolbox to estimate the number and diversity of Variovorax in the environment: application in soils treated with the phenylurea herbicide linuron

    Bers, K., Sniegowski, K., Albers, P., Breugelmans, P., Hendrickx, L., De Mot, R. & Springael, D., 1 Apr 2011, In: FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 76, 1, p. 14-25 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  55. Monitoring the microbial burden in manned space stations

    Van Houdt, R. & Leys, N., 1 Jan 2020, Stress Challenges and Immunity in Space: From Mechanisms to Monitoring and Preventive Strategies. Choukér, A. (ed.). 2nd ed. Springer International Publishing, p. 463-475 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to report/book/conference proceedingsChapterpeer-review

  56. PaSiT: a novel approach based on short-oligonucleotide frequencies for efficient bacterial identification and typing

    Goussarov, G., Cleenwerck, I., Ahmed, M., Leys, N., Monsieurs, P., Tahon, G., Carlier, A., Vandamme, P. & Van Houdt, R., 3 Jan 2020, In: Bioinformatics. p. 1-8 8 p., 964.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  57. Microbial Monitoring in the EDEN ISS Greenhouse, a Mobile Test Facility in Antarctica

    Fahrion, J., Fink, C., Zabel, P., Schubert, D., Ahmed, M. M., Van Houdt, R., Eikmanns, B., Beblo-Vranesevic, K. & Rettberg, P., 31 Mar 2020, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. p. 1-15 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  58. Growth of Lactobacillus reuteri DSM17938 Under Two Simulated Microgravity Systems: Changes in Reuterin Production, Gastrointestinal Passage Resistance, and Stress Genes Expression Response

    Senatore, G., Mastroleo, F., Leys, N. & Mauriello, G., 1 Jan 2020, In: Astrobiology. 20, 1, p. 1-14 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  59. Limnospira indica PCC8005 growth in photobioreactor: model and simulation of the ISS and ground experiments

    Poughon, L., Laroche, C., Creuly, C., Paillé, C., Lasseur, C., Monsieurs, P., Heylen, W., Coninx, I., Mastroleo, F. & Leys, N., 1 May 2020, In: Life Sciences in Space Research. 25, p. 53-65 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  60. A “Refined Hydrogen Rule” and a “Refined Hydrogen and Halogen Rule” for Organic Molecules

    Claesen, J., Valkenborg, D. & Burzykowski, T., 2 Jan 2020, In: Journal of Mass Spectrometry. 31, 1, p. 132-136 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  61. Helical and linear morphotypes of Arthrospira sp. PCC 8005 display genomic differences and respond differently to 60Co gamma irradiation

    Yadav, A., Monsieurs, P., Misztak, A., Waleron, K., Leys, N., Cuypers, A. & Janssen, P., 21 Nov 2019, In: European Journal of Phycology. p. 1-18 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  62. Water-soluble bitumen degradation products can fuel nitrate reduction from non-radioactive bituminized waste

    Mijnendonckx, K., Van Gompel, A., Coninx, I., Bleyen, N. & Leys, N., 11 Jan 2020, In: Applied Geochemistry. 114, p. 1-11 11 p., 104525.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  63. A Conceptual Framework for Abundance Estimation of Genomic Targets in the Presence of Ambiguous Short Sequencing Reads

    Górzcak, K., Claesen, J. & Burzykowski, T., 31 Dec 2019, In: Journal of Computational Biology. 27, 0, p. 1-16 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  64. BacPipe: A rapid, user-friendly whole genome sequencing pipeline for clinical diagnostic bacteriology

    Xavier, B. B., Ahmed, M., Bolzan, M., Ribeiro-Gonçalves, B., Alako, B. T. F., Harrison, P., Lammens, C., Kumar-Singh, S., Goossens, H., Carriço, J. A., Cochrane, G. R. & Malhotra-kumar, S., 9 Dec 2019, In: iScience. 23, 100769, p. 1-28 28 p., 100767.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  65. Description of the HADES piezometers used for the study of in situ Boom Clay pore water chemistry

    De Craen, M., Moors, H. & Verstricht, J., 3 Jun 2019, Studiecentrum voor Kernenergie. 194 p. (SCK•CEN Reports; no. SCK•CEN ER-0329)

    Research output: Report/bookER - External reportpeer-review

  66. Reevaluating multicolor flow cytometry to assess microbial viability

    Buysschaert, B., Byloos, B., Leys, N., Van Houdt, R. & Boon, N., 1 Sep 2016, In: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 100, p. 9037-9051 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  67. Fifteen years of microbiological investigation in Opalinus Clay at the Mont Terri rock laboratory (Switzerland)

    Moors, H., Leys, N., Leupin, O. X., Bernier-Latmani, R., Bagnoud, A., Wouters, K. & Stroes-Gascoyne, S., 24 Feb 2017, In: Swiss Journal of Geosciences. 110, S1, p. 343–354 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issuepeer-review

  68. Rock geochemistry induces stress and starvation responses in the bacterial proteome

    Leys, N., Bryce, C. C., Le Bihan, T., Martin, S. F., Bush, T., Spears, B., Moore, A., Byloos, B. & Cockell, C. S., 1 Apr 2016, In: Environmental Microbiology. 18, 4, p. 1110-1121 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  69. Tomato plants rather than fertilizers drive microbial community structure in horticultural growing media

    Hernandez-Sanabria, E., Grunert, O., Grunert, O., Robles-Aguilar, A. A., Hernandez-Sanabria, E., Schrey, S. D., Reheul, D., Van Labeke, M-C., Vlaeminck, S. E., Vandekerckhove, T. G. L., Ahmed, M., Monsieurs, P., Temperton, V. M., Boon, N. & Jablonowski, N. D., 2 Jul 2019, In: Scientific Reports. 9, p. 1-15 15 p., 9561.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  70. Biodegradability of dissolved organic matter in Boom Clay pore water under nitrate-reducing conditions: Effect of additional C and P sources

    Bleyen, N., Hendrix, K., Moors, H., Durce, D., Vasile, M. & Valcke, E., 2 May 2018, In: Applied Geochemistry. 92, p. 45-58 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  71. Single and fractionated ionizing radiation induce alterations in endothelial connexin expression and channel function

    Ramadan, R., Vromans, E., Anang, D. C., Decrock, E., Ahmed, M. M., Monsieurs, P., Baatout, S., Leybaert, L. & Aerts, A., 20 Jun 2019, In: Scientific Reports. 9, p. 1-16 16 p., 4643.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  72. Reactivation of Microbial Strains and Synthetic Communities After a Spaceflight to the International Space Station: Corroborating the Feasibility of Essential Conversions in the MELiSSA Loop

    Ilgrande, C., Mastroleo, F., Christiaens, M. E. R., Lindeboom, R. E. F., Prat, D., Van Hoey, O., Ambrozova, I., Coninx, I., Heylen, W., Pommerening-Roser, A., Spieck, E., Boon, N., Vlaeminck, S. E., Leys, N. & Clauwaert, P., 4 Jun 2019, In: Astrobiology. 19, 9, p. 1-10 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  73. Gene expansion and positive selection as bacterial adaptations to oligotrophic conditions

    Props, R., Monsieurs, P., Vandamme, P., Leys, N., Denef, V. J. & Boon, N., 6 Feb 2019, In: mSphere. 4, 1, p. 1-16 16 p., e00011-19.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  74. Fungi and Mycotoxins in Space - A Review

    De Middeleer, G., Leys, N., Sas, B. & De Saeger, S., 11 Apr 2019, In: Astrobiology. 19, 7, p. 1-12 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  75. Food Supplements to Mitigate Detrimental Effects of Pelvic Radiotherapy

    Segers, C., Verslegers, M., Baatout, S., Leys, N., Lebeer, S. & Mastroleo, F., 3 Apr 2019, In: Microorganisms. 7, 4, p. 1-29 29 p., 97.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewpeer-review

  76. Nitrogen cycle microorganisms can be reactivated after Space exposure

    Lindeboom, R. E. F., Ilgrande, C., Carvajal-Arroyo, J. M., Coninx, I., Van Hoey, O., Roume, H., Morozova, J., Udert, K. M., Sas, B., Paillé, C., Lasseur, C., Ilyin, V., Clauwaert, P., Leys, N. & Vlaeminck, S. E., 13 Sep 2018, In: Scientific Reports. 8, 7 p., 13783.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  77. Genomic and Transcriptomic Changes that Mediate Increased Platinum Resistance in Cupriavidus metallidurans

    Ali, M. M., Provoost, A., Maertens, L., Leys, N., Monsieurs, P., Charlier, D. & Van Houdt, R., 18 Jan 2019, In: Genes. 10, p. 1-22 22 p., 10010063.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  78. Gene expression-based biodosimetry for radiological incidents: assessment of dose and time after radiation exposure

    Macaeva, E., Ahmed, M., De Vos, W. H., Baatout, S. & Quintens, R., Jan 2019, In: International Journal of Radiation Biology. 95, 1, p. 64-75 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  79. Potential of higher plants, algae, and cyanobacteria for remediation of radioactively contaminated waters

    Vanhoudt, N., Vandenhove, H., Leys, N. & Janssen, P., 1 Sep 2018, In: Chemosphere. 207, p. 239-254 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewpeer-review

  80. Unintentional Genomic Changes Endow Cupriavidus metallidurans with an Augmented Heavy-Metal Resistance

    Millacura, F. A., Janssen, P., Monsieurs, P., Janssen, A., Provoost, A., Van Houdt, R. & Rojas, L. A., 13 Nov 2018, In: Genes. 9, 24 p., 551.

    Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issuepeer-review

  81. C0SMOS: Results of the first series of experiments

    Moors, H., Leys, N., Provoost, A. & Leysen, L., 1 Mar 2018, Studiecentrum voor Kernenergie. 73 p. (SCK•CEN Reports; no. ER-0418)

    Research output: Report/bookER - External reportpeer-review

  82. Evolutionary Divergence of Brain-specific Precursor miRNAs Drives Efficient Processing and Production of Mature miRNAs in Human

    Chakroborty, S., Islam, M. R., Ali, M. M. & Nabi, A. H. M. N., 10 Nov 2018, In: Neuroscience. 392, p. 141-159 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  83. Cupriavidus metallidurans strains with different mobilomes and from distinct environments have comparable phenomes

    Van Houdt, R., Provoost, A., Van Assche, A., Leys, N., Lievens, B., Mijnendonckx, K. & Monsieurs, P., 18 Oct 2018, In: Genes. 9, 10, 23 p., 507.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  84. Characterization of the bacterial communities on recent Icelandic volcanic deposits of different ages

    Byloos, B., Monsieurs, P., Ahmed, M., Leys, N., Boon, N. & Van Houdt, R., 24 Sep 2018, In: BMC Microbiology. 11 p., 18:122.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  85. Effect of microgravity & space radiation on microbes

    Senatore, G., Mastroleo, F., Leys, N. & Mauriello, G., 10 May 2018, In: Future Microbiology. 13, 7, p. 831–847 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  86. Overview of microbial analysis procedures used within µPraclay

    Mijnendonckx, K., Provoost, A., Moors, H., Wouters, K. & Leys, N., 11 Jul 2017, Studiecentrum voor Kernenergie. 27 p. (SCK•CEN Reports; no. ER-0391)

    Research output: Report/bookER - External reportpeer-review

  87. Intrapulmonary percussive ventilation improves lung function in cystic fibrosis patients chronically colonized with Pseudomonas aeruginosa: a pilot cross-over study

    Dingemans, J., Eyns, H., Willekens, J., Monsieurs, P., Van Houdt, R., Cornelis, P., Malfroot, A. & Crabbé, A., 20 Mar 2018, In: European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases. 37, p. 1143-1151 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  88. Production and characterization of bioaerosols for model validation in spacecraft environment

    Salmela, A., Kokkonen, E., Kulmala, I., Veijalainen, A-M., Van Houdt, R., Leys, N., Berthier, A., Ilyin, V., Kharin, S., Morozova, J., Tikhomirov, A. & Pasanen, P., Jul 2018, In: Journal of Environmental Sciences. 69, p. 227-238

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  89. The interaction of bacteria with volcanic rocks on Earth and in Space

    Byloos, B., Leys, N. & Van Houdt, R., 27 Sep 2017, 243 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral thesis

  90. The Ability of Basalt to Leach Nutrients and Support Growth of Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34 Depends on Basalt Composition and Element Release

    Byloos, B., Maan, H., Van Houdt, R., Boon, N. & Leys, N., 15 Feb 2018, In: Geomicrobiology Journal. 35, 5, p. 438-446 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  91. The Impact of Space Flight on Survival and Interaction of Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34 with Basalt, a Volcanic Moon Analog Rock

    Byloos, B., Coninx, I., Van Hoey, O., Van Houdt, R. & Leys, N., 28 Apr 2017, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. 8, p. 1-14 14 p., 671.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  92. Topical Day | Ionising radiation: how do bacteria cope and what can we learn?

    Janssen, P., Yadav, A., Van Houdt, R., Monsieurs, P., Mastroleo, F., Mijnendonckx, K. & Van Eesbeeck, V., 21 Apr 2017, Studiecentrum voor Kernenergie. (SCK•CEN Reports; no. BA-88)

    Research output: Report/bookBook of abstractspeer-review

  93. Flow cytometric monitoring of bacterioplankton phenotypic diversity predicts high population-specific feeding rates by invasive dreissenid mussels

    Props, R., Schmidt, M. L., Heyse, J., Vanderploeg, H. A., Boon, N. & Denef, V. J., 1 Feb 2018, In: Environmental Microbiology. 20, 2, p. 521-534 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  94. Silver as an Antimicrobial Agent: The Resistance Issue

    Mijnendonckx, K. & Van Houdt, R., 31 May 2017, Silver Nanoparticles for Antibacterial Devices. Cao, H. (ed.). Taylor & Francis (CRC), p. 165- 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to report/book/conference proceedingsChapterpeer-review

  95. Reconciliation between operational taxonomic units and species boundaries: DynamiC OTU cut-off

    Ahmed, M., Vandamme, P., Props, R., Kerckhof, F-M., Leys, N., Boon, N., Raes, J. & Monsieurs, P., 1 Apr 2017, In: FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 93, p. 1-12 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  96. BioRock: new experiments and hardware to investigate microbe–mineral interactions in space

    Loudon, C-M., Nicholson, N., Finster, K., Leys, N., Byloos, B., Van Houdt, R., Rettberg, P., Moeller, R., Fuchs, F., Demets, R., Krause, J., Vukich, M., Mariani, A. & Cockell, C., 1 Oct 2018, In: International Journal of Astrobiology. 17, 4, p. 303-313 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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