Microbiology

Organisational unit: Unit

  1. 2005
  2. Engineering Geology. Special issue. Electrokinetic remediation - EREM 2003

    Maes, N. & Moors, H., Mar 2005, Engineering Geology (vol 77, Issues 3-4, Pages 189-368, March 2005). Mol, Belgium, p. 368

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

  3. Effect van gesimuleerde micrograviteit op het gedrag van de bacterie Cupriavidus Metallidurans CH34

    Crabbé, A., De Boever, P. & Mergeay, M., Jun 2005, Brussels, Belgium: VUB - Vrije Universiteit Brussel. 64 p.

    Research output: ThesisMaster's thesis

  4. A global approach to asses stress response of the bioregenerative life support system organism Rhodospirillum rubrum under space-flight related environmental conditions.

    Hendrickx, L., Mastroleo, F., Baatout, S., Paillé, C., Mergeay, M. & Wattiez, R., 11 Jul 2005, A global approach to asses stress response of the bioregenerative life support system organism Rhodospirillum rubrum under space-flight related environmental conditions.. San Francisco, United States, p. 1-5

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

  5. 2007
  6. Physiological changes induced in bacteria following pH stress as a model for space research.

    Baatout, S., Leys, N., Hendrickx, L., Dams, A., Mergeay, M. & Van Houdt, R., 15 Feb 2007, In: Acta Astronautica. 60, 4-7, p. 451-459

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. From the deep sea to the stars: human life support through minimal communities

    Hendrickx, L. & Mergeay, M., 5 Jun 2007, In: Current opinion in microbiology. 10, 3, p. 231-237

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  8. Organisation et expression des gènes de résistance aux métaux lourds chez Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34

    Monchy, S., Benotmane, R. & Janssen, P., 6 Jun 2007, Bruxelles, Belgium: ULB - Université Libre de Bruxelles. 98 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral thesis

  9. Quorum sensing in Serratia

    Van Houdt, R., Givskov, M. & Michiels, C. W., Jul 2007, In: FEMS Microbiology Reviews. 31, 4, p. 407-424

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. Zoeken naar het 'Quorum Sensing' system van Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34 en de functie ervan op aarde en in de ruimte

    Moors, H. & De Boever, P., Jul 2007, Leuven, Belgium: KUL - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. 84 p.

    Research output: ThesisMaster's thesis

  11. A talk during dinner can be life-saving for bacteria

    Moons, P., Wevers, E., Van Houdt, R., Aertsen, A., Michiels, C. W. & Leys, N., Oct 2007, Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Science. Ghent, Belgium, p. 47-50 (Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Science; no. 72(1)).

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

  12. Effects of quorum sensing on the spoilage of food by Serratia plymuthica

    Wevers, E., Moons, P., Van Houdt, R., Aertsen, A., Michiels, C. W. & Moors, H., Oct 2007, Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Science. Ghent, Belgium, p. 331-334 (Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Science; no. 72(1)).

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

  13. Plasmids pMOL28 and pMOL30 of Cupriavidus metallidurans are specialised in the maximal viable response to heavy metals

    Monchy, S., Benotmane, R., Janssen, P., Vallaeys, T., Taghavi, S., van der Lelie, D., Mergeay, M. & Van Houdt, R., 1 Oct 2007, In: Journal of Bacteriology. 189, 20, p. 7417-7425

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  14. 2008
  15. Distribution of Nitrosomonas europaea and Nitrobacter winogradskyi in an autotrophic nitrifying biofilm reactor as depicted by molecular analyses and mathematical modelling

    Montras, A., Pycke, B., Boon, N., Godia, F., Mergeay, M., Hendrickx, L. & Pérez, J., Mar 2008, In: Water Research. 42, 6-7, p. 1700-1714

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  16. Cupriavidus metallidurans: a unique β-proteobacterium, appearing where you least expect it.

    Moors, H. & Leys, N., 18 Apr 2008, 0 ed. SCK CEN. 75 p. (SCK•CEN Reports; no. BA-22)

    Research output: Report/bookBook of abstractspeer-review

  17. « Etude fonctionnelle des gènes plasmidiques de résistance au cuivre de Cupriavidus metallidurans : Aspects physiologique, biochimique et écologique »

    van Aelst, S. & Mergeay, M., 21 Apr 2008, Brussels, Belgium: ULB - Université Libre de Bruxelles. 167 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral thesis

  18. Overview and consistency of migration experiments in clay

    Aertsens, M., De Cannière, P., Lemmens, K., Maes, N. & Moors, H., Jun 2008, In: Physics and Chemistry of the Earth. 33, 14-16, p. 1019-1025

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  19. Molecular Structure and Metal-binding Properties of the Periplasmic CopK Protein Expressed in Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34 During Copper Challenge

    Bersch, B., Favier, A., Schanda, P., van Aelst, S., Vallaeys, T., Covès, J., Mergeay, M., Wattiez, R. & Van Houdt, R., 4 Jul 2008, In: Journal of Molecular Biology. 380, 2, p. 386-403

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  20. Use of the rotating wall vessel technology to study the effect of shear stress on growth behaviour of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA01

    Crabbé, A., De Boever, P., Van Houdt, R., Moors, H., Mergeay, M. & Cornelis, P., Aug 2008, In: Environmental Microbiology. 10, 8, p. 2098-2110

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  21. Media Ion Composition Controls Regulatory and Virulence Response of Salmonellain Spaceflight

    Wilson, J., Ott, M., Quick, L., Davis, R., Höner zu Bentrup, K., Crabbé, A., Richter, E., Sarker, S., Barrila, J., Porwollik, S., Cheng, P., McClelland, M., Tsapraillis, G., Radabaugh, T., Hunt, A., Shah, M., Nelman-Gonzalez, M., Hing, S., Perra, M., Dumars, P., Norwood, K., Bober, R., Devich, J., Ruggles, A., CdeBaca, A., Narayan, S., Benjamin, J., Goulart, C., Rupert, M., Catella, L., Schurr, M., Buchanan, K., Morici, L., McCracken, J., Porter, M., Pierson, D., Smith, S., Mergeay, M., Leys, N., Stefanyshyn-Piper, H., Gorie, D. & Nickerson, C., Dec 2008, In: PLOS ONE. 3, 12, p. e3923-e3923

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  22. 2009
  23. Megaplasmids in Cupriavidus Genus and Metal Resistance

    Mergeay, M., Monchy, S., Janssen, P., Van Houdt, R., Leys, N. & Monsieurs, P., 1 Jan 2009, Microbial Megaplasmids. 1 ed. Berlin Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, Vol. 1. p. 209-238 (Microbiology Monographs; no. 11).

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

  24. Molecular characterization of the life support bacterium Rhodospirillum rubrum S1H cultivated under space related environmental conditions

    Mastroleo, F. & Leys, N., 23 Jan 2009, Mons, Belgium: HELHa - Haute Ecole Louvain en Hainaut. 171 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral thesis

  25. Biological removal of 17a-ethinylestradiol by a nitrifier enrichment culture in a membrane bioreactor

    De Gusseme, B., Pycke, B., Hennebel, T., Marcoen, A., Vlaeminck, S. E., Noppe, H., Boon, N., Verstraete, W. & Van Houdt, R., Feb 2009, In: Water Research. 43, 9, p. 2493-2503

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  26. Shotgun Proteome Analysis of Rhodospirillum rubrum S1H: Integrating Data from Gel-Free and Gel-Based Peptides Fractionation Methods

    Mastroleo, F., Leroy, B., Van Houdt, R., s'Heeren, C., Mergeay, M., Hendrickx, L. & Wattiez, R., 25 Feb 2009, In: Journal of Proteome Research. 8, 5, p. 2530-2541

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  27. The condition-dependent transcriptional network in Escherichia coli.

    Lemmens, K., De Bie, T., Dhollander, T., Monsieurs, P., De Moor, B., Collado-Vides, J., Engelen, K. & Marchal, K., 11 Mar 2009, In: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1158, p. 29-35

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  28. Evaluation of the Airborne Bacterial Population in the Periodically Confined Antarctic Base Concordia

    Van Houdt, R., De Boever, P., Coninx, I., Le Calvez, C., Dicasillati, R., Mahillon, J., Mergeay, M., Leys, N., Moors, M. & Monsieurs, P., May 2009, In: Microbial Ecology. 57, 4, p. 640-648

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  29. The genetics of a microbe-mineral interaction

    Van Houdt, R., Olsson-Francis, K., Leys, N., Mergeay, M., Cockell, C. S. & Moors, H., Jun 2009, In: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 73, 13 Supplement 1, p. 1372-1372

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  30. Experimental design and environmental parameters affect Rhodospirillum rubrum S1H response to space flight

    Mastroleo, F., Van Houdt, R., Leroy, B., Benotmane, R., Janssen, A., Mergeay, M., Vanhavere, F., Hendrickx, L., Wattiez, R., Leys, N. & Monsieurs, P., 2 Jul 2009, In: The ISME Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology. 3, 12, p. 1402-1419

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  31. The response of Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34 to spaceflight in the international space station

    Leys, N., Baatout, S., Rosier, C., Dams, A., s'Heeren, C., Wattiez, R., Mergeay, M. & Mastroleo, F., 2 Jul 2009, In: Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 96, 2, p. 227-245

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  32. From industrial sites to environmental applications with Cupriavidus metallidurans

    Diels, L., Van Roy, S., Taghavi, S., Van Houdt, R. & Moors, H., Aug 2009, In: Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 96, 2, p. 247-258

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  33. New mobile genetic elements in Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34, their possible roles and occurrence in other bacteria

    Van Houdt, R., Monchy, S., Leys, N., Mergeay, M. & Moors, H., Aug 2009, In: Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 96, 2, p. 205-226

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  34. Plasmids captured in C. metallidurans CH34: defining the PromA family of broad-host-range plasmids

    Van der Auwera, G. A., Krol, J. E., Suzuki, H., Foster, B., Van Houdt, R., Brown, C. J., Mergeay, M. & Top, E. M., Aug 2009, In: Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 96, 2, p. 193-204

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  35. Quorum sensing and butanediol fermentation affect colonization and spoilage of carrot slices by Serratia plymuthica

    Wevers, E., Moons, P., Van Houdt, R., Lurquin, I., Aertsen, A. & Michiels, C. W., Aug 2009, In: International Journal of Food Microbiology. 134, 1-2, p. 63-69

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  36. Lead(II) resistance in Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34: interplay between plasmid and chromosomally-located functions

    Taghavi, S., Lesaulnier, C., Monchy, S., Wattiez, R., Mergeay, M. & van der Lelie, D., 1 Aug 2009, In: Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 96, 2, p. 171-182

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  37. MIRA Ceti sprak met ...

    Meeus, F., Moors, H. & Leys, N., 1 Oct 2009, In: MIRA Ceti (Periodieke uitgave van Volkssterrenwacht MIRA vzw). 13, 4, p. 8-13

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  38. Mechanisms of gold biomineralization in the bacterium Cupriavidus metallidurans

    Reith, F., Etschmann, B., Grosse, C., Moors, H., Benotmane, R., Monsieurs, P., Grass, G., Doonan, C., Vogt, S., Lai, B., Martinez-Criado, G., George, G. N., Nies, D. H., Mergeay, M., Pring, A., Southam, G. & Brugger, J., 20 Oct 2009, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106, 42, p. 17757-17762

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  39. Bacillus thuringiensis conjugation in simulated microgravity

    Beuls, E., Van Houdt, R., Leys, N., Dijkstra, C., Larkin, O., Mahillon, J. & Mijnendonckx, K., 21 Oct 2009, In: Astrobiology. 9, 8, p. 797-805

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  40. Inferring the transcriptional network of Bacillus subtilis

    Fadda, A., Fierro, A. C., Lemmens, K., Monsieurs, P., Engelen, K. & Marchal, K., 1 Nov 2009, In: Molecular Biosystems. 5, 12, p. 1840-1852

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  41. Effect of ionic strength on the transport parameters of tritiated water, iodide and H14CO3- in Boom Clay

    Aertsens, M., De Cannière, P., Moors, H., Van Gompel, M., Valcke, E., Mariën, A. & Maes, N., Dec 2009, Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXXIII. Symposium Proceedings. Volume 1193. Warrendale, PA, United States, p. 497-504 (Materials Research Society proceedings; no. Volume 1193).

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

  42. The fate and effects of micropollutants in a biological life support system

    Pycke, B. & Leys, N., 15 Dec 2009, Gent, Belgium: UGent - Universiteit Gent. 187 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral thesis

  43. Studies on the response to spaceflight related conditions in the cyanobacterium Arthrospira sp. PCC8005 using a genomic approach.

    Morin, N. & Leys, N., 16 Dec 2009, Liège, Belgium: ULg - Université de Liège. 262 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral thesis

  44. 2010
  45. Insertion sequence elements in Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34: Distribution and role in adaptation

    Mijnendonckx, K., Provoost, A., Monsieurs, P., Leys, N., Mergeay, M., Mahillon, J. & Van Houdt, R., 1 Jan 2010, In: Plasmid. 65, 3, p. 193-203

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  46. An efficient DNA isolation protocol for filamentous cyanobacteria of the genus Arthrospira

    Morin, N., Vallaeys, T., Hendrickx, L., Leys, N. & Wilmotte, A., 4 Jan 2010, In: Journal of Microbiological Methods. 80, 2, p. 148-154

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  47. Differential proteomic analysis using isotope-coded protein-labeling strategies: Comparison, improvements and application to simulated microgravity effect on Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34

    Leroy, B., Rosier, C., Erculisse, V., Leys, N., Mergeay, M. & Wattiez, R., 18 Mar 2010, In: Proteomics. 10, 12, p. 2281-2291

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  48. Toxicogenomic Response of Rhodospirillum rubrum S1H to the Micropollutant Triclosan

    Pycke, B., Vanermen, G., Monsieurs, P., De Wever, H., Mergeay, M., Verstraete, W., Leys, N., Mastroleo, F., Van Houdt, R. & Janssen, P., 2 Apr 2010, In: Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76, 11, p. 3503-3513

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  49. Characterization of Triclosan-Resistant Mutants Reveals Multiple Antimicrobial Resistance Mechanisms in Rhodospirillum rubrum S1H

    Pycke, B., Crabbé, A., Verstraete, W. & Leys, N., 1 May 2010, In: Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76, 10, p. 3116-3123

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  50. Genome Sequence of the Edible Cyanobacterium Arthrospira sp. PCC 8005

    Janssen, P., Morin, N., Mergeay, M., Leroy, B., Wattiez, R., Vallaeys, T., Waleron, K., Waleron, M., Wilmotte, A., Quillardet, P., Tandeau de Marsac, N., Talla, E., Zhang, C-C., Leys, N., Collard, G., Baatout, S. & Moors, H., 1 May 2010, In: Journal of Bacteriology. 192, 9, p. 2465-2466

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  51. The Complete Genome Sequence of Cupriavidus metallidurans strain CH34, a Master Survivalist in Harsh and Anthropogenic Environments

    Janssen, P., Van Houdt, R., Moors, H., Monsieurs, P., Morin, N., Michaux, A., Benotmane, R., Leys, N., Vallaeys, T., Lapidus, A., Monchy, S., Médigue, C., Taghavi, S., McCorkle, S., Dunn, J., van der Lelie, D., Mergeay, M., Deconinck, F., Vandenhove, H. & Maes, N., 5 May 2010, In: PLOS ONE. 5, 5, p. e10433-e10433

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  52. Response of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 to low shear modelled microgravity involves AlgU regulation

    Crabbé, A., Pycke, B., Van Houdt, R., Monsieurs, P., Nickerson, C., Leys, N., Cornelis, P. & Moors, H., Jun 2010, In: Environmental Microbiology. 12, 6, p. 1545-1564

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  53. A large-scale gene expression database on the effect of low doses of radiation: A systems biology approach

    Monsieurs, P., Quintens, R., Janssen, A., Michaux, A., Jacquet, P., Baatout, S., Benotmane, R. & Vanmarcke, H., 14 Jun 2010, Proceedings of the Third European IRPA Congress. Helsinki, Finland, p. 1-10

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

  54. Interaction plantes - bactéries sur des substrats contaminés en cuivre; cas de l’arc cuprifère du Katanga

    Cubaka Kabagale, A. & Leys, N., 26 Aug 2010, Brussels, Belgium: ULB - Université Libre de Bruxelles. 204 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral thesis

  55. Biofilm formation and the food industry, a focus on the bacterial outer surface

    Van Houdt, R. & Michiels, C. W., Oct 2010, In: Journal of Applied Microbiology. 109, 4, p. 1117-1131

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  56. Microarray analysis of a microbe–mineral interaction

    Olsson-Francis, K., Van Houdt, R., Mergeay, M., Leys, N., Cockell, C. S. & Moors, H., Dec 2010, In: Geobiology. 8, 5, p. 446-456

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  57. 2011
  58. Transcriptional and proteomic responses of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 to spaceflight conditions involve Hfq regulation and reveal a role for oxygen.

    Crabbé, A., Schurr, M., Monsieurs, P., Morici, L., Schurr, J., Wilson, J., Ott, M., Tsaprailis, G., Pierson, D., Stefanyshyn-Piper, H. & Nickerson, C., 1 Feb 2011, In: Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77, 4, p. 1221-1230

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  59. Structure and Metal binding Characterization of the C-terminal Mellochaperone Domain of Membrane Fusion Protein SilB from Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34

    Bersch, B., Derfoufi, K., de Angelis, F., Auquier, V., Ngonlong Ekende, E., Mergeay, M., Ruysschaert, J-M., Vandenbussche, G. & Monsieurs, P., 7 Feb 2011, In: Biochemistry. 50, 12, p. 2194-2204

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  60. Alveolar epithelium protects macrophages from quorum sensing-induced cytotoxicity in a three-dimensional co-culture model

    Crabbé, A., Sarker, S., Van Houdt, R., Ott, M., Leys, N., Cornelis, P., Nickerson, C. & Monsieurs, P., Mar 2011, In: Cellular Microbiology. 13, 3, p. 469-481

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  61. 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

  62. Integrated regulation of acetoin fermentation by quorum sensing and pH in Serratia plymuthica RVH1

    Moons, P., Van Houdt, R., Vivijs, B., Michiels, C. & Aertsen, A., May 2011, In: Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77, 10, p. 3422-3427

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  63. The Tn4371 ICE Family of Bacterial Mobile Genetic Elements

    Van Houdt, R., Toussaint, A., Ryan, M. P., Pembroke, J. T., Mergeay, M., Adley, C. C. & Monsieurs, P., Jun 2011, Bacterial Integrative Mobile Genetic Elements. 1 ed. Austin, United States: Taylor & Francis (CRC), p. 1-22 (Intelligence Unit).

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

  64. Sulphur-related issues in deep underground nuclear waste disposal systems

    De Cannière, P., Kursten, B., Druyts, F., Moors, H. & Gens, R., Sep 2011, Sulphur-assisted corrosion in nuclear disposal systems. 1 ed. Leeds, United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis (CRC), p. 165-169 (European Federation of Corrosion Publications; no. Number 59).

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

  65. Gravitational Cell Biology

    Boonstra, J., Bradamante, S., Colige, A. C., Hemmersbach, R., Lambert, C. A., Leys, N., van Loon, J. J. W. A., Nusgens, B. V. & Mastroleo, F., Dec 2011, Laboratory Science with Space Data. 1 ed. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, Vol. 1. p. 107-112

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

  66. 2012
  67. Microbial contamination monitoring and control during human space missions

    Van Houdt, R., Mijnendonckx, K., Leys, N. & Mergeay, M., Jan 2012, In: Planetary and Space Science. 60, 1, p. 115-120

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  68. Monitoring the Microbial Burden in Manned Space Stations

    Van Houdt, R., Leys, N. & Mastroleo, F., Jan 2012, Stress Challenges and Immunity in Space. 1 ed. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, p. 299-308

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

  69. Low dose irradiation of thyroid cells reveals a unique transcriptomic and epigenetic signature in RET/PTC-positive cells

    Abouelaradat, K., Monsieurs, P., Anastasov, N., Atkinson, M., Derradji, H., De Meyer, T., Bekaert, S., Van Criekinge, W. & Baatout, S., Mar 2012, In: Mutation Research/Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis. 731, 1-2, p. 27-40

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  70. THESEUS : Towards Human Exploration of Space - a EUropean Strategy

    Worms, J-C., Walter, N., White, O., Martinez-Schmitt, J., Marshall-Bowman, K., Blanc, S., Monken, I., Hockey, B., Reitz, G., Leys, N., Mastroleo, F., Comet, B., Gerzer, R., Horneck, G. & Baatout, S., Mar 2012, 0 ed. SCK CEN. 200 p. (SCK•CEN Reports; no. ER-1)

    Research output: Report/bookER - External reportpeer-review

  71. Variation in genomic islands contribute to genome plasticity in Cupriavidus metallidurans

    Van Houdt, R., Monsieurs, P., Mijnendonckx, K., Provoost, A., Janssen, A., Mergeay, M., Leys, N. & Vandecraen, J., Mar 2012, In: BMC Genomics. 13, p. 111-00

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  72. Towards a more accurate annotation of tyrosine-based site-specific recombinases in bacterial genomes

    Van Houdt, R., Leplae, R., Lima-Mendez, G., Mergeay, M. & Toussaint, A., Apr 2012, In: Mobile DNA. 3, 1, p. 1-11

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  73. Purification and characterization of the acetone carboxylase of Cupriavidus metallidurans strain CH34

    Rosier, C., Leys, N., Henoumont, C., Mergeay, M., Wattiez, R. & Van Houdt, R., Jun 2012, In: Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78, 12, p. 4516-4518

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  74. BIOSMHARS: Biocontamination specific modelling in habitats related to space

    Berthier, A., Leys, N., Van Houdt, R., Tikhomirov, A., Novikova, N., Ilyin, V., Kulmala, I., Lehtimäki, M., Kokkonen, E., Pasanen, P., Abaibou, H. & Mastroleo, F., Jul 2012, Let’s Embrace Space. 1 ed. Luxembourg, Luxembourg: EC - European Commission, Vol. 2. p. 278-284 (Let's Embrace Space; no. volume 2).

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

  75. Diversité microbienne dans les milieux karstiques

    Gerin, X. & Van Houdt, R., 5 Sep 2012, Liège, Belgium: ULg - Université de Liège. 70 p.

    Research output: ThesisMaster's thesis

  76. Plasmids as secondary chromosomes

    Van Houdt, R. & Mergeay, M., Oct 2012, Molecular Life Sciences: An Encyclopedic Reference. 1 ed. Germany: Springer, Vol. 12. p. 1-4

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

  77. Differential proteomics and physiology of Pseudomonas putida KT2440 under filament-inducing conditions

    Crabbé, A., Leroy, B., Wattiez, R., Aertsen, A., Leys, N., Cornelis, P., Van Houdt, R. & Mastroleo, F., Nov 2012, In: BMC Microbiology. 12, p. 282-287

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  78. 2013
  79. A PKS/NRPS/FAS Hybrid Gene Cluster from Serratia plymuthica RVH1 Encoding the Biosynthesis of Three Broad Spectrum, Zeamine-Related Antibiotics

    Masschelein, J., Mattheus, W., Gao, L-J., Moons, P., Van Houdt, R., Uytterhoeven, B., Lamberigts, C., Lescinier, E., Rozenski, J., Herdewijn, P., Aertsen, A., Michiels, C. & Lavigne, R., 17 Jan 2013, In: PLOS ONE. 8, 1, p. 54143-54143

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  80. Characterization of the Survival Ability of Cupriavidus metallidurans and Ralstonia pickettii from Space-Related Environments

    Mijnendonckx, K., Provoost, A., Ott, C. M., Venkateswaran, K., Mahillon, J., Leys, N. & Van Houdt, R., Feb 2013, In: Microbial Ecology. 65, 2, p. 347-360

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  81. Expression of a Novel P22 ORFan Gene Reveals the Phage Carrier State in Salmonella Typhimurium

    Cenens, W., Mebrhatu, M. T., Makumi, A., Ceyssens, P-J., Lavigne, R., Van Houdt, R., Taddei, F. & Aertsen, A., 14 Feb 2013, In: PLOS Genetics. 9, 2, p. 1003269-1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  82. Comparison of Antibiotic Resistance, Biofilm Formation and Conjugative Transfer of Staphylococcus and Enterococcus Isolates from International Space Station and Antarctic Research Station Concordia

    Katarzyna, S., Arends, K., Rogowski, K. M., Fürch, S., Prescha, K., Sakinc, T., Van Houdt, R., Werner, G. & Grohmann, E., Apr 2013, In: Microbial Ecology. 65, 3, p. 638-651

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  83. Microarray gene expression analysis Highlights Different Profiles in Whole Blood Samples X-Irradiated with Low and High Doses

    El Saghire, H., Thierens, H., Monsieurs, P., Michaux, A., Vandevoorde, C., Vanmarcke, H. & Baatout, S., Apr 2013, In: Annalen van de Belgische Vereniging voor Stralingsbescherming / Annales de l'association Belge de radioprotection. 38, 3, p. 279-287

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  84. Antimicrobial silver: uses, toxicity and potential for resistance

    Mijnendonckx, K., Leys, N., Mahillon, J., Silver, S. & Van Houdt, R., Jun 2013, In: Biometals. 26, 3, p. 1-15

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  85. Characterization of culturable Paenibacillus spp. from the snow surface on the high Antarctic Plateau (DOME C) and their dissemination in the Concordia research station

    Van Houdt, R., Deghorain, M., Vermeersch, M., Provoost, A., Lo Guidice, A., Leys, N., Perez-Morga, D., Van Melderen, L., Michaud, L. & Moors, H., Jul 2013, In: Extremophiles. 17, 4, p. 565-573

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  86. Ferrous Iron Is a Significant Component of Bioavailable Iron in Cystic Fibrosis Airways

    Hunter, R. C., Asfour, F., Dingemans, J., Osuna, B. L., Samad, T., Malfroot, A., Cornelis, P., Newman, D. K. & Van Houdt, R., Aug 2013, In: mBio. 4, 4, p. 1-8

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  87. Gene set enrichment analysis highlights different gene expression profiles in whole blood samples X-irradiated with low and high doses

    El Saghire, H., Thierens, H., Monsieurs, P., Michaux, A., Vandevoorde, C. & Baatout, S., Aug 2013, In: International Journal of Radiation Biology. 89, 8, p. 628-638

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  88. Possible scenarios to cultivate cyanobacteria on the Moon for life support

    Schokaert, T. & Mastroleo, F., 26 Aug 2013, Leuven, Belgium: KUL - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. 93 p.

    Research output: ThesisMaster's thesis

  89. Boom Clay borehole water, home of a diverse bacterial community

    Wouters, K., Moors, H. & Leys, N., Sep 2013, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 15th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management - ICEM 2013 (on CD). United States, p. 1-2

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

  90. Modelled microgravity cultivation modulates N-acylhomoserine lactone production in Rhodospirillum rubrum S1H independently of cell density

    Mastroleo, F., Van Houdt, R., Atkison, S., Mergeay, M., Hendrickx, L., Wattiez, R., Leys, N. & Condori Catachura, S., 11 Sep 2013, In: Microbiology. 159, 10, p. 2456-2466

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  91. Adaptive silver resistance in Cupriavidus metallidurans

    Mijnendonckx, K. & Leys, N., Nov 2013, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium: UCL - Université Catholique de Louvain. 258 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral thesis

  92. Evidence and characteristics of a diverse and metabolically active microbial community in deep subsurface clay borehole water

    Wouters, K., Moors, H., Boven, P. & Leys, N., Dec 2013, In: FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 86, 3, p. 458-473

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  93. Genome Sequence of Cupriavidus metallidurans Strain H1130, Isolated from an Invasive Human Infection

    Monsieurs, P., Provoost, A., Mijnendonckx, K., Leys, N., Gaudreau, C., Van Houdt, R., Moors, H. & Janssen, P., 12 Dec 2013, In: Genome Announcements. 1, 6, p. e01051-e01051

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  94. 2014
  95. Adaptation to Xenobiotics and Toxic Compounds by Cupriavidus and Ralstonia with Special Reference to Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34 and Mobile Genetic Elements

    Mergeay, M. & Van Houdt, R., Jan 2014, Biodegradative Bacteria. How Bacteria Degrade, Survive, Adapt, and Evolve. 1 ed. Tokyo, Japan: Springer, p. 105-127

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

  96. Intensity modulated radiotherapy induces pro-inflammatory and pro-survival responses in prostate cancer patients

    El Saghire, H., Vandevoorde, C., Ost, P., Monsieurs, P., Michaux, A., De Meerleer, G., Baatout, S. & Thierens, H., Feb 2014, In: International Journal of Oncology. 44, 4, p. 1073-1083

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  97. Genome Sequence of Serratia plymuthica RVH1, Isolated from a Raw Vegetable-Processing Line

    Van Houdt, R., Van der Lelie, D., Izquierdo, J. A., Aertsen, A., Masschelein, J., Lavigne, R., Michiels, C. W. & Taghavi, S., 6 Feb 2014, In: Genome Announcements. 2, 1, p. 00021-14

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  98. The deletion of TonB-dependent receptor genes is part of the genome reduction process that occurs during adaptation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to the cystic fibrosis lung

    Dingemans, J., Ye, L., Hildebrand, F., Tontodonati, F., Craggs, M., Bilocq, F., De Vos, D., Crabbé, A., Van Houdt, R., Malfroot, A. & Cornelis, P., Apr 2014, In: Pathogens and Disease. 71, 3-4, p. 26-38

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  99. Proteomic and cellular views of Arthrospira sp.PCC 8005 adaptation to nitrogen depletion

    Deschoenmaeker, F., Facchini, R., Leroy, B., Badri, H., Zhang, C-C. & Wattiez, R., 17 Apr 2014, In: Microbiology. 160, 2014, p. 1224-1236

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  100. Arthrospira - a multitalented microalga

    Janssen, P., Monsieurs, P., Vandenhove, H. & Massaut, V., 30 Apr 2014, In: International Innovation. 134, p. 58-60

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  101. Photosynthesis at the forefront of a sustainable life

    Janssen, P., Lambreva, M. D., Plumeré, N., Bartolucci, C., Antonacci, A., Buonasera, K., Frese, R. N., Scognamiglio, V., Rea, G., Horemans, N. & Mastroleo, F., Jun 2014, In: Frontiers in Chemistry. 2, p. 1-22

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  102. Stress-induced mutagenesis in Cupriavidus metallidurans strains

    Poppe, M., Vandecraen, J., Van Houdt, R., Mijnendonckx, K. & Moors, H., Jun 2014, Leuven, Belgium: KUL - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. 96 p.

    Research output: ThesisMaster's thesis

  103. Proteome-Wide Analysis and Diel Proteomic Profiling of the Cyanobacterium Arthrospira platensis PCC 8005

    Matallana-Surget, S., Derock, J., Leroy, B., Badri, H., Deschoenmaeker, F. & Wattiez, R., 10 Jun 2014, In: PLOS ONE. 9, 6, p. 1-12

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  104. Genome Sequences of Cupriavidus metallidurans Strains NA1, NA4, and NE12, Isolated from Space Equipment

    Monsieurs, P., Mijnendonckx, K., Provoost, A., Venkateswaran, K., Ott, M., Leys, N., Van Houdt, R., Moors, H. & Mastroleo, F., 24 Jul 2014, In: Genome Announcements. 2, 4, p. E00719-E00719

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  105. Snow Surface Microbiome on the High Antarctic Plateau (DOME C)

    Michaud, L., Giudice, A., Ahmed, M., Monsieurs, P., Raffa, C., Leys, N., Amalfitano, S. & Van Houdt, R., 7 Aug 2014, In: PLOS ONE. 9, 8, p. na-na

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  106. Draft Genome Sequences of Ralstonia pickettii Strains SSH4 and CW2, Isolated from Space Equipment.

    Monsieurs, P., Mijnendonckx, K., Provoost, A., Venkateswaran, K., Ott, M., Leys, N., Van Houdt, R., Moors, H. & Janssen, P., 4 Sep 2014, In: Genome Announcements. 2, 5, p. e0088714-e0088714

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  107. 2015
  108. Molecular investigation of radiation resistant cyanobacterium Arthrospira sp. PCC8005

    Badri, H., Janssen, P. & Mastroleo, F., 23 Jan 2015, Mons, Belgium: UMONS - Université de Mons. 291 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral thesis

  109. Genome-wide transcriptional analysis suggests hydrogenase- and nitrogenase-mediated hydrogen production in Clostridium butyricum CWBI 1009

    Calusinska, M., Hamilton, C., Monsieurs, P., Mathy, G., Leys, N., Franck, F., Joris, B., Thonart, P., Hiligsmann, S., Wilmotte, A., Van Houdt, R. & Moors, H., 22 Feb 2015, In: Biotechnology for Biofuels. 8, 27, p. 1-16

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  110. Harvesting carbohydrate-rich Arthrospira platensis by spontaneous settling

    Depraetere, O., Pierre, G., Deschoenmaeker, F., Badri, H., Foubert, I., Leys, N., Markou, G., Wattiez, R., Philippe, M., Muylaert, K. & Janssen, P., Mar 2015, In: Bioresource Technology. 180, p. 16-21

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  111. CATCh, an Ensemble Classifier for Chimera Detection in 16S rRNA Sequencing Studies

    Ahmed, M., Saeys, Y., Leys, N., Raes, J. & Monsieurs, P., 1 Mar 2015, In: Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 81, 5, p. 1573-1584

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  112. NoDe: a fast error-correction algorithm for pyrosequencing amplicon reads

    Ahmed, M., Leys, N., Raes, J. & Monsieurs, P., 15 Mar 2015, In: BMC Bioinformatics. 16, 88, p. 1-15

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  113. Molecular investigation of the radiation resistance of edible cyanobacterium Arthrospira sp. PCC 8005

    Badri, H., Monsieurs, P., Coninx, I., Wattiez, R. & Leys, N., Apr 2015, In: Microbiology Open. 4, 2, p. 187-207

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  114. Microbiology Astrobiology

    Mastroleo, F., Leys, N. & Van Houdt, R., 15 Jun 2015, Generation and applications of Extra-terrestrial environments on Earth. 1 ed. Aalborg Ø, Denmark: River publishers, Vol. 1. p. 221-232 (Rivers publishers in standardisation; no. Volume 6).

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

  115. De invloed van toxische metaalconcentraties op Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34

    Martens, I. & Leys, N., 19 Jun 2015, Hasselt, Belgium: UHasselt - Universiteit Hasselt. 100 p.

    Research output: ThesisMaster's thesis

  116. Impact of oxygen on cyanobacterium Arthrospira sp. PCC 8005

    Garcia, J. & Leys, N., 23 Jun 2015, Bilao, Spain: UC - University of Cantabria. 39 p.

    Research output: ThesisMaster's thesis

  117. Genomic Context of Metal Response Genes in Cupriavidus metallidurans with a Focus on Strain CH34

    Van Houdt, R. & Mergeay, M., Jul 2015, Metal Response in Cupriavidus metallidurans, Volume I: From Habitats to Genes and Proteins. 1 ed. Switzerland: Springer, p. 21-44 (SpringerBriefs in Biometals).

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

  118. Metal Response in Cupriavidus metallidurans, Volume I: From Habitats to Genes and Proteins

    Mergeay, M. (ed.) & Van Houdt, R. (ed.), Jul 2015, 1 ed. Switzerland: Springer. 89 p. (SpringerBriefs in Biometals)

    Research output: Report/bookBook as authorpeer-review

  119. Metal Response in Cupriavidus metallidurans, Volume II: Insights into the Structure-Function Relationship of Proteins

    Vandenbussche, G., Mergeay, M. & Van Houdt, R., Jul 2015, 1 ed. Switzerland: Springer. 70 p. (SpringerBriefs in Biometals)

    Research output: Report/bookBook as authorpeer-review

  120. Trade-Off between Growth and Carbohydrate Accumulation in Nutrient-Limited Arthrospira sp. PCC 8005 Studied by Integrating Transcriptomic and Proteomic Approaches

    Depraetere, O., Deschoenmaeker, F., Badri, H., Monsieurs, P., Foubert, I., Leys, N., Wattiez, R. & Muylaert, K., Jul 2015, In: PLOS ONE. 10, 7, p. 1-19

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  121. Temporal Gene Expression of the Cyanobacterium Arthrospira in Response to Gamma Rays

    Badri, H., Monsieurs, P., Coninx, I., Nauts, R., Wattiez, R. & Leys, N., Aug 2015, In: PLOS ONE. 10, 8, p. 1-29 e0135565.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  122. Adaptation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to the cystic fibrosis lung and the role of shear stress in disrupting alginate matrix biofilms

    Dingemans, J. & Leys, N., Oct 2015, Brussels, Belgium: VUB - Vrije Universiteit Brussel. 233 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral thesis

  123. Measuring the effective diffusion coefficient of dissolved hydrogen in saturated Boom Clay

    Jacops, E., Wouters, K., Volckaert, G., Moors, H., Maes, N., Bruggeman, C., Swennen, R. & Littke, R., Oct 2015, In: Applied Geochemistry. 61, p. 175-184

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  124. Radiation sensitivity of the gastrula-stage embryo: Chromosomeaberrations and mutation induction in lacZ transgenic mice: The rolesof DNA double-strand break repair systems

    Jacquet, P., van Buul, P., van Duijn-Goedhart, A., Reynaud, K., Buset, J., Neefs, M., Michaux, A., Monsieurs, P., de Boer, P. & Baatout, S., Oct 2015, In: Mutation Research. 792, 10, p. 26-34

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  125. The first draft genome of the aquatic model plant Lemna minor opens the route for future stress physiology research and biotechnological applications

    Van Hoeck, A., Horemans, N., Monsieurs, P., Vandenhove, H., Vanmarcke, H., Cao, H. X. & Blust, R., 25 Nov 2015, In: Biotechnology for Biofuels. 8, 12 p., 188.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  126. 2016
  127. COSMOS: Concept, design and use of the experimental infrastructure

    Moors, H., Smets, S., Verwimp, W., De Soete, H. & Leys, N., 1 Jan 2016, Studiecentrum voor Kernenergie. 30 p. (SCK•CEN Reports; no. ER-308)

    Research output: Report/bookER - External reportpeer-review

  128. Conjugative transfer of broad host range plasmids to an acidobacterial strain, Edaphobacter aggregans

    Bouhajja, E., Efthymiopoulus, T., George, I. F., Moreels, D., Van Houdt, R., Mergeay, M. & Agathos, S. N., 22 Jan 2016, In: Journal of Biotechnology. 221, p. 107-113

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  129. Zinc-Induced Transposition of Insertion Sequence Elements Contributes to Increased Adaptability of Cupriavidus metallidurans

    Vandecraen, J., Monsieurs, P., Mergeay, M., Leys, N., Aertsen, A. & Van Houdt, R., 23 Mar 2016, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. 7, p. 1-16 16 p., 359.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  130. 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

  131. IPED: a highly efficient denoising tool for Illumina MiSeq Paired-end 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing data

    Ahmed, M., Leys, N., Raes, J. & Monsieurs, P., 29 Apr 2016, In: BMC Bioinformatics. 17, p. 192:1-192:11 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  132. Effect of Shear Stress on Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolated from the Cystic Fibrosis Lung

    Dingemans, J., Monsieurs, P., Yu, S-H., Crabbé, A., Förstner, K. U., Malfroot, A., Cornelis, P. & Van Houdt, R., 2 Aug 2016, In: mBio. 7, 4, 16 p., e00813-16.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  133. 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

  134. Book of abstracts Day of the PhD's October 27, 2016

    Belmans, N., Ali, M. M., Baselet, B., Byloos, B., Mbouombouo Mfossa, A. C., Van Eesbeeck, V., Yadav, A. & Baatout, S., 27 Oct 2016, Studiecentrum voor Kernenergie. (SCK•CEN Reports; no. SCK•CEN BA-0083)

    Research output: Report/bookBook of abstractspeer-review

  135. Measuring the biodiversity of microbial communities by flow cytometry

    Props, R., Monsieurs, P., Ahmed, M., Clement, L. & Boon, N., 1 Nov 2016, In: Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 7, 11, p. 1376-1385

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  136. 2017
  137. Paleomicrobiology to investigate copper resistance in bacteria: isolation and description of Cupriavidus necator B9 in the soil of a medieval foundry

    Gillan, D. C., Van Camp, C., Mergeay, M., Provoost, A., Thomas, N., Vermard, L., Billon, G. & Wattiez, R., 27 Jan 2017, In: Environmental Microbiology. 19, 2, p. 770-787 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  138. Absolute quantification of microbial taxon abundances.

    Props, R., Monsieurs, P., Kerckhof, FM., Rubbens, P., De, V. J., Hernandez, S. E., Waegeman, J., Hammes, F. & Boon, N., 1 Feb 2017, In: The ISME Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology. 11, February 2017, p. 584-587 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  139. From reads to operational taxonomic units: an ensemble processing pipeline for MiSeq amplicon sequencing data. OCToPUS 16s Metagenomic pipeline

    Ahmed, M. M., Njima, M., Leys, N., Raes, J. & Monsieurs, P., 1 Feb 2017, In: GigaScience. 6, 1-10, p. 1-10 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  140. 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

  141. Antimicrobial efficacy against Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm formation in a three-dimensional lung epithelial model and the influence of fetal bovine serum

    Crabbé, A., Liu, Y., Matthijs, N., Rigole, P., De La Fuente-Nùñez, C., Davis, R., Ledesma, M. A., Sarker, S., Van Houdt, R., Hancock, R. E. W., Coenye, T. & Nickerson, C. A., 3 Mar 2017, In: Scientific Reports. 7, p. 1-13 13 p., 43321.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  142. Impact of the electron donor on in situ microbial nitrate reduction in Opalinus Clay: results from the Mont Terri rock laboratory (Switzerland)

    Bleyen, N., Smets, S., Small, J., Moors, H., Leys, N., Albrecht, A., De Cannière, P., Schwyn, B., Wittebroodt, C. & Valcke, E., 1 Apr 2017, In: Swiss Journal of Geosciences. 110, 1, p. 355-374 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  143. 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

  144. The impact of insertion sequences on bacterial genome plasticity and adaptability

    Vandecraen, J., Chandler, M., Aertsen, A. & Van Houdt, R., 13 Apr 2017, In: Critical Reviews in Microbiology. 43, 6, p. 709-730

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewpeer-review

  145. 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

  146. 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

  147. 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

  148. 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

  149. 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

  150. 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

  151. 2018
  152. 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

  153. 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

  154. 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

  155. 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

  156. 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

  157. 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

  158. 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

  159. 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

  160. 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

  161. 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

  162. 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

  163. 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

  164. 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

  165. 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

  166. 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

  167. 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

  168. 2019
  169. 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

  170. 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

  171. 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

  172. 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

  173. 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

  174. 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

  175. 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

  176. 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

  177. 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

  178. 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

  179. 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

  180. 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

  181. 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

  182. 2020
  183. 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

  184. 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

  185. 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

  186. 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

  187. 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

  188. 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

  189. 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

  190. 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

  191. 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

  192. 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

  193. 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

  194. 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

  195. 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

  196. 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

  197. 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

  198. 2021
  199. 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

  200. 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

  201. 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

  202. 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

  203. 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

  204. 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

  205. 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

  206. 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

  207. 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

  208. 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

  209. 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

  210. 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

  211. 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

  212. 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

  213. 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

  214. 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

  215. 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

  216. 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

  217. 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

  218. 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

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

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

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral thesis

  220. 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

  221. 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

  222. 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

  223. 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

  224. 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

  225. 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

  226. 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

  227. 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

  228. 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

  229. 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

  230. 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

  231. 2022
  232. 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

  233. 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

  234. 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

  235. 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

  236. 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

  237. 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

  238. 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

  239. 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

  240. 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

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