MICROGEN: list of publications


López-Pérez, M., Rodriguez-Valera, F., Webb, H. K., Crawford, R. J., & Ivanova, E. P. 2015. Genome Sequence of Thalassospira australica NP3b2T Isolated from St. Kilda Beach, Tasman Sea. Genome Announc.3(1):e01453-14.

Elena P. Ivanova, Mario López-Pérez, Mila Zabalos, Song Ha Nguyen, Hayden K. Webb, Jason Ryan, Kiril Lagutin, Mikhail Vyssotski, Russell J. Crawford, Francisco Rodriguez-Valera. 2015. Ecophysiological diversity of a novel member of the genus Alteromonas, and description of Alteromonas mediterranea sp. nov. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 107(1):119-132

Martin-Cuadrado AB, Paši? L, Rodriguez-Valera F. Diversity of the cell-wall associated genomic island of the archaeon Haloquadratum walsbyi. BMC Genomics. 2015 Aug 13;16:603.

Mizuno CM, Rodriguez-Valera F, Ghai R. Genomes of planktonic Acidimicrobiales: widening horizons for marine Actinobacteria by metagenomics. MBio. 2015 Feb 10;6(1). pii: e02083-14. .

Martin-Cuadrado AB, Garcia-Heredia I, Moltó AG, López-Úbeda R, Kimes N, López-García P, Moreira D, Rodriguez-Valera F. A new class of marine Euryarchaeota group II from the Mediterranean deep chlorophyll maximum. ISME J. 2015 Jul;9(7):1619-34.


Ghai Rohit, Rodríguez-Valera Francisco. 2014. Evidence for Metaviromic Islands in Marine phages. Mizuno Carolina Megumi, Frontiers in Microbiology, 5:27. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00027

Rodríguez-Valera F, Mizuno CM, Ghai R. 2014. Tales from a thousand and one phages. Bacteriophage. 2014 Jan 1;4(1):e28265. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.4161%2Fbact.28265

Fernández AB, Ghai R, Martín-Cuadrado AB, Sánchez-Porro C, Rodríguez-Valera F, Ventosa A. 2014. Prokaryotic taxonomic and metabolic diversity of an intermediate salinity hypersaline habitat assessed by metagenomics. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2014 Jun;88(3):623-635. DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12329.

León MJ, Fernández AB, Ghai R, Sánchez-Porro C, Rodríguez-Valera F, Ventosa A. 2014. From Metagenomics to Pure Culture: Isolation and Characterization of the Moderately Halophilic Bacterium Spiribacter salinus gen. nov., sp. nov. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2014 Jul 1;80(13):3850-3857. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00430-14

Park SJ, Ghai R, Martín-Cuadrado AB, Rodríguez-Valera F, Chung WH, Kwon K, Lee JH, Madsen EL, Rhee SK. 2014. Genomes of two new ammonia-oxidizing archaea enriched from deep marine sediments. PLoS One. 2014 May 5;9(5):e96449. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0096449.

Fernández AB, Vera-Gargallo B, Sánchez-Porro C, Ghai R, Papke RT, Rodríguez- Valera F, Ventosa A. 2014. Comparison of prokaryotic community structure from Mediterranean and Atlantic saltern concentrator ponds by a metagenomic approach. Front Microbiol. 2014 May 8;5:196. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00196.

López-Pérez M, Martín-Cuadrado AB, Rodríguez-Valera F. 2014. Homologous recombination is involved in the diversity of replacement flexible genomic islands in aquatic prokaryotes. Front Genet. 2014 May 22;5:147. DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2014.00147.

Deschamps P, Zivanovic Y, Moreira D, Rodríguez-Valera F, López-García P. 2014. Pangenome evidence for extensive inter-domain horizontal transfer affecting lineage-core and shell genes in uncultured planktonic Thaumarchaeota and Euryarchaeota. Genome Biol Evol. 2014 Jun 12. pii: evu127. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evu127

Carda-Diéguez M, Ghai R, Rodríguez-Valera F, Amaro C. 2014. Metagenomics of the mucosal microbiota of European eels. Genome Announc. 2(6):e01132-14.

Guo MY, Huo DQ, Ghai R, Rodriguez-Valera F, Shen CH, Zhang N, Zhang SY, Hou CJ. 2014. Metagenomics of ancient fermentation pits used for the production of chinese strong-aroma liquor. Genome Announc. 2(6):e01045-14

Nikole E Kimes, Mario López-Pérez, Eva Ausó, Rohit Ghai and Francisco Rodriguez-Valera. 2014. RNA sequencing provides evidence for functional variability between naturally co-existing Alteromonas macleodii lineages Kimes et al. BMC Genomics 2014, 15:938

Rohit Ghai, Carolina Megumi Mizuno, Antonio Picazo, Antonio Camacho and Francisco Rodríguez-Valera. 2014. Key roles for freshwater Actinobacteria revealed by deep metagenomic sequencing. Molecular Ecology 23:6073–6090.

Mario López-Pérez, Aitor Gonzaga, Elena P Ivanova and Francisco Rodríguez-Valera. 2014. Genomes of Alteromonas australica, a world apart. BMC Genomics 2014, 15:483

Antonio Ventosa, Ana Beatriz Fernández, María José León, Cristina Sánchez-Porro, Francisco Rodríguez-Valera. 2014. The Santa Pola saltern as a model for studying the microbiota of hypersaline environments. Extremophiles (2014) 18:811–824.


Ana B. Fernandez, Rohit Ghai, Ana Belen Martin-Cuadrado, Cristina Sanchez-Porro, Francisco Rodriguez-Valera, Antonio Ventosa. 2013. Metagenome Sequencing of Prokaryotic Microbiota from Two Hypersaline Ponds of a Marine Saltern in Santa Pola, Spain. Genome Announc. 1(6):e00933-13.

Carolina Megumi Mizuno, Francisco Rodriguez-Valera, Nikole E. Kimes, Rohit Ghai. 2013. Expanding the Marine Virosphere Using Metagenomics. PLoS Genet 9(12): e1003987.

Mario López-Pérez, Rohit Ghai, Maria Jose Leon, Ángel Rodríguez-Olmos, José Luis Copa-Patiño, Juan Soliveri, Cristina Sanchez-Porro, Antonio Ventosa and Francisco Rodriguez-Valera. 2013. Genomes of “Spiribacter”, a streamlined, successful halophilic bacterium. BMC Genomics 2013, 14:787

San Millán RM, Martínez-Ballesteros I, Rementeria A, Garaizar J, Bikandi J. 2013. Online exercise for the design and simulation of PCR and PCR-RFLP experiments. BMC Research Notes 6:513

Mario López-Pérez; Aitor Gonzaga; Ana-Belen Martin-Cuadrado; Purificación López-García; Francisco Rodriguez-Valera; Nikole E. Kimes. 2013. Intra- and Intergenomic Variation of Ribosomal RNA Operons in Concurrent Alteromonas macleodii Strains. Microbial Ecology 65:720-730.

Ana Belén Martín Cuadrado; Francisco Rodríguez Valera; Inmaculada García Heredia. 2013. Novel group of podovirus infecting the marine bacterium. Bacteriophage 3:e24766.

A. Ventosa; Francisco Rodríguez Valera; C. Sánchez Porro; A.B. Fernández; Rohit Ghai; M.J. León. 2013. Draft Genome of Spiribacter salinus M19-40, an Abundant Gammaproteobacterium in Aquatic Hypersaline Environments. Genome Announcement 1:e00179-12.

Carolina Megumi Mizuno; Nikole E. Kimes; Mario López Pérez; Eva Ausó; Francisco E. Rodríguez Valera; Rohit Ghai. 2013. A Hybrid NRPS-PKS Gene Cluster Related to the Bleomycin Family of Antitumor Antibiotics in Alteromonas macleodii Strains. Plos One 8:e76021.

Ghai R, Megumi Mizuno C, Picazo A, Camacho A & Rodriguez-Valera F. Metagenomics uncovers a new group of low GC and ultra-small marine Actinobacteria. Scientific Reports 2013; 3:2471.

The Myxococcus xanthus Two-Component System CorSR Regulates Expression of a Gene Cluster Involved in Maintaining Copper Tolerance during Growth and Development Metagenomics uncovers a new group of low GC and ultra-small marine Actinobacteria. PLoS One 2013; 8(7): e68240.

López-Pérez M, Gonzaga A, Rodriguez-Valera F. Genomic Diversity of "Deep Ecotype" Alteromonas macleodii Isolates: Evidence for Pan-Mediterranean Clonal Frames. Genome Biol Evol. 2013;5(6):1220-32.

Áurea Simón-Soro, Inmaculada Tomás, Raúl Cabrera-Rubio, Bente Nyvad, Alex Mira Bacterial Geography of the Oral Cavity. J Dent Res. 2013 May 14.

Sánchez-Porro, C., R. de la Haba, N. Cruz-Hernández, J.M. González, C. Reyes-Guirao, L. Navarro-Sampedro, M. Carballo, A. Ventosa. 2013. Draft Genome of the Marine Gammaproteobacterium Halomonas titanicae. Genome Announcements 1: e0008313.

Tormo-Más MA, Donderis J, García-Caballer M, Alt A, Mir-Sanchis I, Marina A, Penadés JR. 2013. Phage dUTPases Control Transfer of Virulence Genes by a Proto-Oncogenic G Protein-like Mechanism. Mol Cell 49: 947–958.

Treuner-Lange A, Aguiluz K, van der Does C, Gómez-Santos N, Harms A, Schumacher D, Lenz P, Hoppert M, Kahnt J, Muñoz-Dorado J, and Søgaard-Andersen L. 2013. PomZ, a ParA-like protein, regulates Z-ring formation and cell division in Myxococcus xanthus. Molecular Microbiology 87: 235-253.

Lee CT, Pajuelo D, Llorens A, Chen YH, Leiro JM, Padrós F, Hor LI, Amaro. 2013. MARTX type III of Vibrio vulnificus is a virulence and survival factor. Environ Microbiol 15:419-32.

I. Brunet-Galmés , A.Busquets, A. Peña , M. Gomila, B. Nogales , E. García-Valdés, J. Lalucat, A. Bennasar , R. Bosch. 2013. Complete genome sequence of the naphthalene-degrading bacterium Pseudomonas stutzeri AN10 (CCUG 29243). J Bacteriol 194: 6642-6643.

J.A. Christie-Oleza, I. Brunet-Galmés, J. Lalucat, B. Nogales, R. Bosch. 2013. MiniUIB, a novel minitransposon-based system for stable insertion of foreign DNA into the genomes of Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol 79: 1629-1638.

M. Mulet, E. García-Valdés, J. Lalucat. 2013. Phylogenetic affiliation of Pseudomonas putida biovar A and B strains. Res Microbiol 164:351–359.

Gosalbes M. J., Llop S., Vallès Y., Moya A., Ballester F., Francino M. P. 2013. Meconium microbiota types dominated by lactic acid or enteric bacteria are differentially associated with maternal eczema and respiratory problems in infants. Clinical and Experimental Allergy (43) 198-211.

Alfonso Benítez-Paez, Alex Mira, Inmaculada Tomás-García. 2013. Analysis of Bacteraemia Following Dental Extractions by 16S rDNA Pyrosequencing. PLoS One. 2013; 8(3): e57782.

Martínez-Abarca F, Martínez-Rodríguez L, López-Contreras JA, Jiménez-Zurdo JI and Toro N. 2013. Complete Genome Sequence of the Alfalfa Symbiont Sinorhizobium/Ensifer meliloti Strain GR4. Genome Announcements 1: e00174.

Toro, N and Martinez-Abarca, F. 2013. Comprehensive phylogenetic analysis of bacterial group II intron-encoded ORFs lacking the DNA endonuclease domain revelas new varieties. PlosOne 8: e55102.

García-Heredia I., Rodriguez-Valera F., Martin-Cuadrado A-B. 2013. Novel group of Podovirus infecting the marine bacterium Alteromonas macleodii. To Bacgteriophage 3: e24766

Jiménez-Zurdo, J.I., Valverde, C., and Becker, A. 2013. Insights into the noncoding RNome of nitrogen-fixing endosymbiotic alpha-proteobacteria. Mol Plant-Microbe Interact 26, 160-16.

Quiles-Puchalt N, Tormo-Más MA, Campoy S, Alejandro Toledo-Arana A, Monedero V, Lasa I, Novick RP, Christie GE, Penadés JR. 2013. A super-family of transcriptional activators regulates bacteriophage packaging and lysis in Gram-positive bacteria. Nucleic Acid Research 41:7260-7275


Park SJ; Kim JG; Jung MY; Kim SJ; Cha IT; Ghai R; Martín-Cuadrado AB; RodríguezValera F; Rhee SK. Draft Genome Sequence of an Ammonia-Oxidizing Archaeon, "Candidatus Nitrosopumilus sediminis" AR2, from Svalbard in the Arctic Circle. Journal of Bacteorology 194:6948-6949.

González, J.M., M.C. Portillo, P. Belda-Ferre, A. Mira. 2012. Amplification by PCR artificially reduces the proportion of the rare biosphere in microbial communities. Plos One 7: e29973.

Portillo, M.C., M. Santana, J.M. González. 2012. Presence and potencial role of thermophilic bacteria in temperate terrestrial environments. Naturwissenschaften 99: 43-53.

Zimmermann, J., M.C. Portillo, L. Serrano, J.M. González. 2012. Acidobacteria in freshwater ponds at Doñana National Park, Spain. Microbial Ecology 63: 844-855.

Mir-Sanchis I, Martínez-Rubio R, Martí M, Chen J, Lasa Í, Novick RP, Tormo-Más MÁ, Penadés JR. 2012. Control of Staphylococcus aureus pathogenicity island excision. Mol Microbiol 85: 833-845.

Gómez-Santos N, Treuner-Lange A, Moraleda-Muñoz A, García-Bravo E, García-Hernández R, Martínez-Cayuela M, Pérez J, Søgaard-Andersen L and Muñoz-Dorado J. 2012. A comprehensive set of integrative plasmid vectors for copper inducible gene expression in Myxococcus xanthus. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78: 2515-2521.

Muñoz-Dorado J, Gómez-Santos N, and Pérez J. 2012. A novel mechanism of bacterial adaptation mediated by copper-dependent RNA polymerase s factors. Transcription 3: 63-67.

Skov, J., Kania, P.W., Holten-Andersen, L.; Fouz, B.; Buchmann, K. 2012. Immunomodulatory effects of dietary β-1,3-glucan from Euglena gracilis in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) immersion vaccinated against Yersinia ruckeri. Fish & Shellfish Immunology 33: 111-120.

Baker-Austin C, Lemm E, Hartnell R, Lowther J, Onley R, Amaro C, Oliver JD, and Lees D. 2012. pilF polymorphism-based real-time PCR to distinguish Vibrio vulnificus strains of human health relevance. Food Microbiol 30: 17-23.

M. Gomila, F. Renom, M.C. Gallegos, M. Garau, D. Guerrero, J.B. Soriano, J. Lalucat. 2012. Identification and diversity of multirresistent Corynebacterium striatum clinical isolates by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry and by a multigene sequencing approach. BMC Microbiology 15: 52-60.

A. Busquets, A. Peña, M. Gomila, R. Bosch, B. Nogales, E. García-Valdés, J. Lalucat, A. Bennasar. 2012. Genome sequence of Pseudomonas stutzeri strain JM300 (DSM10701) a soil isolate and natural transformation model organism. J Bacteriol 194: 5477-5478.

M. Mulet, M. Gomila, C. Scotta, D. Sánchez, J. Lalucat, E. García-Valdés. 2012. Concordance between whole-cell matrix-assisted laser-desorption/ionization time of flight mass spectrometry and multi locus sequence analysis approaches in the species discrimination in the genus Pseudomonas. System Appl Microbiol 35: 455-464.

Vallès Y., Gosalbes M.J., de Vries L.E., Abellán J.J., Francino, M. P. 2012. Metagenomics and development of the gut microbiota in infants. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 18: 21-26.

Francino MP. 2012. The ecology of bacterial genes and the survival of the new. Int J of Evol Biology. Article ID 394026.

L.D. Alcaraz, P. Belda-Ferre, R. Cabrera, A. Simón, H. Romero , M. Pignatelli, A. Mira. 2012. Identifying a healthy oral microbiome through metagenomics. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 18:54-7.

Raul Cabrera-Rubio, M Carmen Collado, S Salminen, Mira A. 2012. The human milk microbiome changes over lactation time and is shaped by maternal weight and mode of delivery. Am J Clin Nutrition 96: 544-51.

Erik A. Pelve1, Ann-Christin Lindås, Anna Knöppel1, Alex Mira and Rolf Bernander. 2012. Four chromosome replication origins in the archaeon Pyrobaculum calidifontis. Molecular Microbiology 85:986-95.

Nyvad B, Crielaard W, Mira A, Takahashi N, Beighton D. 2012. Dental Caries from a Molecular Microbiological Perspective. Caries Res 47:89-102.

Torres-Cortes, G., Millan, V., Fernandez-Gonzalez, A.J., Aguirre-Garrido, J.F., Ramirez-Saad, H.C., Fernandez-Lopez, M., Toro, N. and Martinez-Abarca, F. 2012. Bacterial community in the rhizosphere of the cactus species Mammillaria carnea during dry and rainy seasons assessed by deep sequencing. Plant and Soil 357: 275-288.

del Val, C., Romero-Zaliz, R., Torres-Quesada, O., Peregrina, A., Toro, N., and Jiménez-Zurdo, J.I. 2012. A survey of sRNA families in α-proteobacteria. RNA Biol. 9, 119-129.

Gonzaga A, Martin-Cuadrado AB, López-Pérez M, Mizuno CM, García-Heredia I, Kimes NE, Lopez-García P, Moreira D, Ussery D, Zaballos M, Ghai R, Rodriguez-Valera F. 2012. Polyclonality of concurrent natural populations of Alteromonas macleodii. Genome Biol Evol 4: 1360-1374.

Carolina MM, Rodriguez-Valera F, Garcia-Heredia I, Martin-Cuadrado AB, Ghai R. 2012. Reconstruction of novel cyanobacterial siphovirus genomes from Mediterranean metagenomic fosmids. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79: 688-95.

Gonzaga A, López-Pérez M, Martin-Cuadrado AB, Ghai R, Rodriguez-Valera F. 2012. Genome Announcement. Complete genome of the copiotrophic marine bacterium Alteromonas macleodii type strain ATCC 27126T. J Bacteriol 194: 6998.

López-Pérez M, Gonzaga A, Martin-Cuadrado AB, Onyshchenko O, Ghavidel A, Ghai R, Rodriguez-Valera F. 2012. Genomes of surface isolates of Alteromonas macleodii: the life of a widespread marine opportunistic copiotroph. Scientific Reports 2: 696.

Rohit Ghai, Claudia Mella Hernandez, Antonio Picazo, Carolina Megumi Mizuno, Karolina Ininbergs,Beatriz Díez, Ruben Valas, Christopher L. DuPont, Katherine D. McMahon, Antonio Camacho & Francisco Rodriguez-Valera. 2012. Metagenomes of mediterranean coastal lagoons. Scientific Reports : 490.

Garcia-Heredia I, Martin-Cuadrado AB, Mojica FJ, Santos F, Mira A, Antón J, Rodriguez-Valera F. 2012. Reconstructing viral genomes from the environment using fosmid clones: the case of haloviruses. PLoS ONE 7: e33802.


Emanuele G. Biondi, Nicolás Toro, Marco Bazzicalupo and Francisco Martínez-Abarca. 2011. Spread of the group II intron RmInt1 and its insertion sequence target sites in the plant endosymbiont Sinorhizobium meliloti. Mob Genet Elements 1: 2-7.

Nuria Gómez-Santos, Juana Pérez, María Celestina Sánchez-Sutil, Aurelio Moraleda-Muñoz, José Muñoz-Dorado. 2011. CorE from Myxococcus xanthus is a copper-dependent RNA polymerase sigma factor. PLoS Genet 7(6): e1002106

Rohit Ghai, Francisco Rodriguez-Valera, Katherine D. McMahon, Danyelle Toyama, Raquel Rinke, Tereza Cristina Souza de Oliveira, José Wagner Garcia, Fernando Pellon de Miranda, Flavio Henrique-Silva. 2011. Metagenomics of the Water Column in the Pristine Upper Course of the Amazon River. PLoS ONE 6(8): e23785.

Rohit Ghai, Katherine D. McMahon, Francisco Rodriguez-Valera. 2011. Breaking a paradigm: cosmopolitan and abundant freshwater actinobacteria are low GC. Environmental Microbiology Reports 4: 29–35.

de Vries L. E., Valles Y., Agerso Y., Vaishampayan P. A., Kuehl J. V., Christensen H., Barlow M. and Francino, M. P. 2011. The Gut as Reservoir of Antibiotic Resistance: Microbial Diversity of Tetracycline Resistance in Mother and Infant. PloS ONE 6: e21644.

P. Belda-Ferre, L.D. Alcaraz, R. Cabrera, A. Simon-Soro, H. Romero, M. Pignatelli, A. Mira. 2011. The Oral Metagenome in Health and Disease. ISME Journal 6(1):46-56.

P. Belda-Ferre, R. Cabrera-Rubio, A. Moya, A. Mira. 2011. Mining virulence genes by metagenomics. PLoS One 6(10):e24975.

Barrientos-Duran A, Chillon I, Martinez-Abarca F, Toro N. 2011. Exon sequence requirements for excision in vivo of the bacterial group II intron RmInt1. BMC Mol Biol 12:24.

Molina-Sanchez MD, Barrientos-Duran A, Toro N. 2011. Relevance of the branch point adenosine, coordination loop, and 3' exon binding site for in vivo excision of the Sinorhizobium meliloti group II intron RmInt1. J Biol Chem 286: 21154-63.

Torres-Cortes G, Millan V, Ramirez-Saad HC, Nisa-Martinez R, Toro N, Martinez-Abarca F. 2011. Characterization of novel antibiotic resistance genes identified by functional metagenomics on soil samples. Environ Microbiol. 13:1101-14.

Garcia-Rodriguez FM, Barrientos-Duran A, Diaz-Prado V, Fernandez-Lopez M, Toro N. 2011. Use of RmInt1, a group IIB intron lacking the intronencoded protein endonuclease domain, in gene targeting. Appl Environ Microbiol. 77:854-61.

Chillon I, Martinez-Abarca F, Toro N. 2011. Splicing of the Sinorhizobium meliloti RmInt1 group II intron provides evidence of retroelement behavior. Nucleic Acids Res. 39(3):1095-104.

Claudia Scotta, A. Bennasar, E.R.B. Moore, J. Lalucat, M. Gomila Taxonomic characterisation of ceftazidime-resistant Brevundimonas isolates and description of Brevundimonas faecalis sp. nov. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 34: 408-413.

Magdalena Mulet, Zoyla David, Balbina Nogales, Rafael Bosch, Jorge Lalucat, and Elena Garcia-Valdes. 2011 Pseudomonas Diversity in Crude-Oil-Contaminated Intertidal Sand Samples Obtained after the Prestige Oil Spill. Appl Environ Microbiol 77: 1076-85.

Sanjuan E, Gonzalez-Candelas F, Amaro C. 2011. Polyphyletic origin of Vibrio vulnificus biotype 2 as revealed by sequence-based analysis. Appl Environ Microbiol 77: 688-95.

Roig FJ, Gonzalez-Candelas F, Amaro C. 2011. Domain organization and evolution of multifunctional autoprocessing repeats-in-toxin (MARTX) toxin in Vibrio vulnificus. Appl Environ Microbiol 77: 657-68.

Cohn MT, Kjelgaard P, Frees D, Penades JR, Ingmer H. 2011. Clp-dependent proteolysis of the LexA N-terminal domain in Staphylococcus aureus. Microbiology 157: 677-84.

Guinane CM, Penades JR, Fitzgerald JR. 2011. The role of horizontal gene transfer in Staphylococcus aureus host adaptation. Virulence 2: 241-3.

Ferrer MD, Puchalt Q, Harwich M, Tormo-Mas MA, Campoy S, Barbe J, Lasa I, Novick RP, Christie GE, Penades JR. 2011. RinA controls phage-mediated packaging and transfer of virulence genes in Gram-positive bacteria. Nucleic Acids Res 39: 5866-78.

Lasa I, Toledo-Arana A, Dobin A, Villanueva M, Ruiz de los Mozos I, Vergara- Irigaray M, Segura V, Fagegaltier D, Penades JR, Valle J, Solano C and Gingeras TR. 2011. Genome-wide antisense transcription drives mRNA processing in bacteria. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108: 20172-7 (2011)

Ubeda C, Tormo-Mas MA, Penades JR, Novick RP. 2011. Structure-function analysis of the SaPIbov1 replication origin in Staphylococcus aureus. Plasmid 67: 183–190.

Portillo, M.C., Villahermosa, D., Corzo, A., Gonzalez, J.M. 2011. Microbial community fingerprints by Differential Display Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis (DD-DGGE). Appl Environ Microbiol 77: 351-354.

Rohit Ghai, Lejla Pašiæ, Ana Beatriz Fernández, Ana-Belen Martin-Cuadrado, Carolina Megumi Mizuno, Katherine D. McMahon, R. Thane Papke, Ramunas Stepanauskas, Beltran Rodriguez-Brito, Forest Rohwer, Cristina Sánchez-Porro, Antonio Ventosa & Francisco Rodríguez-Valera. 2011. New Abundant Microbial Groups in Aquatic Hypersaline Environments. Sci Rep 1: 135.


M.A. Tormo-Más, I. Mir, A. Shrestha, S.M. Tallent, S. Campoy, I. Lasa, J. Barbe, R.P. Novick, G.E. Christie & J.R. Penadés. 2010. Moonlighting bacteriophage proteins derepress staphylococcal pathogenicity islands. Nature 465:779–782.

  Rohit Ghai, Ana-Belén Martin-Cuadrado, Aitor Gonzaga Molto, Inmaculada García Heredia, Raúl Cabrera, Javier Martin, Miguel Verdú, Philippe Deschamps, David Moreira, Purificación López-García, Alex Mira and Francisco Rodriguez-Valera. 2010. Metagenome of the Mediterranean deep chlorophyll maximum studied by direct and fosmid library 454 pyrosequencing. The ISME Journal (2010), 1–13.

Isabel Chillón, Francisco Martínez-Abarca and Nicolás Toro. 2010. Splicing of the Sinorhizobium meliloti RmInt1 group II intron provides evidence of retroelement behavior. Nucleic Acids Research (2010), 1–10.

Aurelio Moraleda-Munoz, Juana Pérez, Antonio Luis Extremera, and José Muñoz-Dorado. 2010 Expression and Physiological Role of Three Myxococcus xanthus Copper-Dependent P1B-Type ATPases during Bacterial Growth and Development. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, ( 2010), 6077–6084.

Juana Pérez, José Muñoz-Dorado, Alfredo F. Braña, Lawrence J. Shimkets, Laura Sevillano and Ramón I. Santamaría. 2010. Myxococcus xanthus induces actinorhodin overproduction and aerial mycelium formation by Streptomyces coelicolor.. Microbial Biotechnology (2010) ,doi:10.1111/j.1751-7915.2010.00208.x

Aurelio Moraleda-Muñoz, Juana Pérez, Antonio Luis Extremera, and José Muñoz-Dorado. 2010. Differential Regulation of Six Heavy Metal Efflux Systems in the Response of Myxococcus xanthus to Copper. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, (2010), 6069–6076

Aurelio Moraleda-Muñoz, Antonio Luis Extremera, Juana Pérez, and José Muñoz-Dorado. 2010. Complexity of the Myxococcus xanthus copper response: differential regulation of six CBA-type heavy metal efflux systems. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, (2010), doi:10.1128/AEM.00755-10

Alex Mira, Ana B. Martín-Cuadrado, Giuseppe D’Auria, Francisco Rodríguez-Valera. 2010. The bacterial pan-genome: a new paradigm in microbiology. International microbiology (2010) 13:45-57.

Richard P. Novick, Gail E. Christie and José R. Penadés. 2010. The phage-related chromosomal islands of Gram-positive bacteria. Nature Reviews Microbiology (2010) 8, 541-551.

Viana, D., Blanco, J., Tormo-Más, M. Á., Selva, L., Guinane, C. M., Baselga, R., Corpa, J. M., Lasa, Í., Novick, R. P., Fitzgerald, J. R. and Penadés, J. R. 2010. Adaptation of Staphylococcus aureus to ruminant and equine hosts involves SaPI-carried variants of von Willebrand factor-binding protein. Molecular Microbiology 77:1583–1594.

Roig, F., Gonzalez-Candelas, F.,Amaro, C. 2010. Rtx toxin variability in Vibrio vulnificus biotypes. Environmental microbiology reports, (2010)

Ramón I. Santamaría, José Muñoz-Dorado, Alfredo F Braña, Lawrence J. Shimkets, Laura Sevillano and Juana Pérez. 2010. Predatory Behaviour of Myxococcus xanthus over Streptomyces coelicolor induces overproduction of ACT and aerial mycelium formation.