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Prof. dr. ir. A. J. M. Stams (Fons)

Darwin program coordinator
Darwin Center project leader
Steering Committee Darwin Center for Biogeosciences


Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR)

Researchgroup: Microbiology

Phone 1: 0317 480100
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Visiting address:
Costerweg 50
6701 BH Wageningen
The Netherlands
Postal address:
Postbus 9101
6700 HB Wageningen
The Netherlands

Prof. dr. ir. A. J. M. Stams (Fons)

Darwin program coordinator
Darwin Center project leader
Steering Committee Darwin Center for Biogeosciences


Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR)

Researchgroup: Microbiology

Phone 1: 0317 480100
E-mail:

Visiting address:
Costerweg 50
6701 BH Wageningen
The Netherlands
Postal address:
Postbus 9101
6700 HB Wageningen
The Netherlands


Darwin Center programs and projects
1010: Bacterial anaerobic methane oxidation in high temperature environments
3080: Biogeochemical cycling of organic matter in coastal marine sediments
1011a + b: Anaerobic methane oxidation by Thermotoga species and other thermophilic microorganisms
2051: Tracing the biology behind novel paleoenvironmental proxies: Identity and ecophysiology of anaerobic soil bacteria producing branched GDGT membrane lipids
3081: Microbial interactions in marine anoxic sediments: competition or teamwork?

Darwin Center publications
Balk, M., Weijma, J., Goorissen, H.P., Ronteltap, M., Hansen, T.A., Stams, A.J.M. (2007). Methanol utilizing Desulfotomaculum species utilizes hydrogen in a methanol-fed sulfate-reducing bioreactor . Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology73 (5): 1203-1211.
Darwin Center authors: Balk M., Stams A. J. M.

Sinninghe Damsté, J.S., Rijpstra, W.I.C., Hopmans, E.C., Schouten, S., Balk, M., Stams, A.J.M. (2007). Structural characterization of diabolic acid-based tetraester, tetraether and mixed ether/ester, membrane-spanning lipids of bacteria from the order Thermotogales . Archives of Microbiology pp 629-641188 (6): 629-641.
Darwin Center authors: Balk M., Hopmans E. C., Schouten S., Sinninghe Damsté J. S., Stams A. J. M.

Balk, M., Altinbas, M., Rijpstra, W.I.C., Sinninghe Damsté, J.S., Stams, A.J.M. (2008). Desulfatirhabdium butyrativorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a butyrate-oxidizing, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from an anaerobic bioreactor.. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology58: 110-115.
Darwin Center authors: Balk M., Sinninghe Damsté J. S., Stams A. J. M.

Melike Balk, Ton van Gelder, Sander A. Weelink, and Alfons J. M. Stams (2008). (Per)chlorate Reduction by the Thermophilic Bacterium Moorella perchloratireducens sp. nov., Isolated from Underground Gas Storage. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY74: 403-409.
Darwin Center authors: Balk M., van Gelder A. H., Stams A. J. M.

Jagersma, G.C., Meulepas, R.J.W., Heikamp-de Jong, I., Gieteling, J., Klimiuk, A., Schouten, S., Sinninghe Damsté, J.S., Lens, P.N.L., Stams, A.J.M. (2009). Microbial diversity and community structure of a highly active anaerobic methane-oxidizing sulfate-reducing enrichment. Environmental Microbiology11 (12): 3223-3232.
Darwin Center authors: Schouten S., Sinninghe Damsté J. S., Stams A. J. M.

Balk M., Heilig, H.G.H., van Eekert, M.H.A., Stams, A.J.M., Rijpstra, R.C., Sinninghe-Damsté, J.S., de Vos, W.M., Kengen, S.W.M. (2009). Isolation and characterization of a new CO-utilizing strain, Thermoanaerobacter thermohydrosulfuricus subsp. carboxydovorans, isolated from a geothermal spring in Turkey. Extremophiles13: 885-894.
Darwin Center authors: Balk M., Sinninghe Damsté J. S., Stams A. J. M.

Jiang B., Henstra A.-M., Paulo P.L., Balk M., van Doesburg W., Stams A.J.M. (2009). Atypical one-carbon metabolism of an acetogenic and hydrogenic Moorella thermoacetica strain . Archives of Microbiology191(2): 123-131.
Darwin Center authors: Balk M., Stams A. J. M.

Weijers, J.W.H., Panota, E., Schouten, S., Balk, M., Stams, A.J.M., Rijpstra, I.C., Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2009). Constraints on the biological source(s) of the orphan branched tetraether membrane lipids . Geomicrobiology journal26 (6): 402-414.
Darwin Center authors: Balk M., Schouten S., Sinninghe Damsté J. S., Stams A. J. M.

D. Z. Sousa, M. Balk, M. Alves, B. Schink, M. J. McInerney, H. Smidt, C. M. Plugge and A. J. M. Stams (2010). Degradation of Long-Chain Fatty Acids by Sulfate-Reducing and Methanogenic Communities.
Darwin Center authors: Balk M., Stams A. J. M.

Melike Balk, Farrakh Mehboob, Antonie H. van Gelder, W. Irene C. Rijpstra, Jaap S. Sinninghe Damsté and Alfons J. M. Stams (2010). (Per)chlorate reduction by an acetogenic bacterium, Sporomusa sp., isolated from an underground gas storage. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology88: 595-603.
Darwin Center authors: Balk M., van Gelder A. H., Sinninghe Damsté J. S., Stams A. J. M.