Representative Publications (total ~160)
Garren, M., Smriga, S., Azam, F. 2008. Gradients of coastal fish farm effluents and their effect on coral reef microbes. Environmental Microbiology. 10: 2299- 2312
Mayali, X., P.J.S. Franks, Y. Tanaka and F. Azam. 2008. Bacteria-induced motility reduction in Lingulodinium polyedrum (Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 44:923-928.
Mayali, X., P.J.S. Franks and F. Azam. 2008. Cultivation and ecosystem role of marine Roseobacterclade-affiliated bacterium. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 74:2595-2603.
Azam, F., and F. Malfatti. 2007. Microbial structuring of marine ecosystems. Nature Reviews Microbiology. 5: 782 791
Pomeroy LR., Williams P J le B., Azam F., Hobbie JE. (2007) The microbial loop. Oceanography 20 (2) 28-33.
Mueller, R. S. D.McDougald, D. Cusumano, N. Sodhi, S. Kjelleberg, F. Azam, and D. H. Bartlett. (2007) Vibrio cholerae Strains Possess Multiple Strategies for Abiotic and Biotic Surface Colonization. J. Bacteriology. 189: 5348- 5360
Hamasaki, K, A. Taniguchi, Y. Tada, R. A. Long, and F. Azam (2007). Actively growing bacteria in the Inland Sea of Japan identified by combined bromodeoxyuridine immunocapture and denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. doi:73: 2787-2798
Not, F, R. Gausling, F. Azam, JF Heidelberg & AZ Worden (2007). Vertical distribution of picoeukaryotic diversity in the Sargasso Sea. Environmental Microbiology. 9:1233-1252
Umani SF., Del Negro P., Larato C., De Vittor C., Cabrini M., Celio M., Falconi C., Tamberlich F., Azam F. (2007) Major inter-annual variations in microbial dynamics in the Gulf of Trieste (northern Adriatic Sea) and their ecosystem implications. Aquat. Microb. Ecol. 46 (2): 163-175
Casas V, J Miyake, H Balsley, J Roarke, S Telles, S Leeds, I Zurita, M Breitbart, D Bartlett, F Azam, F Rohwer (2006) Detection of phage-encoded exotoxins in the environment. FEM Microbiology Letters. 261. 141-149
Worden, A. Z., Seidel, M., Smriga, S., Wick, A., Malfatti, F., Bartlett, D. and Azam, F. (2006). Trophic regulation of Vibrio cholerae in coastal marine waters. Environ Microbiology. 8: 21-29. Research Article
Long, R., Rowley, D., Zamora, E., Bartlett, D. H. and Azam, F. 2005. Antagonistic interactions among marine bacteria impede the spread of Vibrio cholerae. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 71: 8531-8536
Bartlett, D. H. and Azam, F. 2005. Chitin, cholera and competence. Science, 310: 1775-77
Mayali, X., Azam, F. 2004. Algicidal bacteria in the sea and their impact on algal blooms. J. Eukaryotic Microbiol 51: 139-144.
Azam, F. and A. Z. Worden. 2004. Microbes, molecules and marine ecosystems. Science, 303: 1622-1624
Long R.A., A. Qureshi, D.J. Faulkner and F. Azam. 2003. A Quinolinol antibiotic produced by a marine Alteromonad and its ecological impact on the microbial loop. AEM, 69: 568-76
Bidle, K.D., M. Manganelli and F. Azam. 2002. Regulation of diatom silicon and carbon preservation by temperature effects on bacterial activity. Science 298: 1980- 1984
Riemann, L. and F. Azam (2002) Widespread N-Acetyl-D-Glucosamine uptake among pelagic marine bacteria and its ecological implications. AEM, 68: 5554-5562
Rohwer, F, V. Seguritan, F Azam, and N Knowlton. 2002. Diversity and distribution of coral-associated bacteria. Mar. Ecol.- Prog. Ser. 243. 1-10
Breitbart, M, P Salamon, B Andresen, J Mahaffy, A Segall, D Mead, F Azam, F Rohwer. 2002. Genomic analysis of an uncultured marine viral community. PNAS 99:14250-14255
Fandino, L. B., L. Riemann, G. F. Steward, R. A. Long and F. Azam. 2001. Variations in bacterial community structure during a dinoflagellate bloom analyzed by DGGE and 16S rDNA sequencing. AME 23: 119-130
Azam F., R.A. Long (2001). Sea snow microcosms. Nature. 414: 495 -498
Long R.A., F. Azam (2001). Microscale patchiness of bacterioplankton assemblage richness in seawater. AME 26:103-113
Long R.A., F. Azam (2001). Antagonistic interactions among marine pelagic bacteria. AEM, 67:4975-4983
Grossart, H.-P., L. Riemann and F. Azam. (2001). Bacterial motility in the sea and its ecological implications. AME, 25: 247- 258
Steward, G. F., J. L. Montiel and F. Azam. 2000. Genome size distributions indicate variability and similarities among marine viral assemblages from diverse environments. L &O. 45: 1697-06
Rohwer, F. and F. Azam. 2000. Detection of DNA damage in prokaryotes by terminal deoxyribonucleotide transferase-mediated dUTP nick end labeling. AEM, 66: 1001-1006
Rohwer, F., A. Segall, G. Steward, V. Seguritan, M. Breitbart, F. Wolven and F. Azam. 2000. The complete genomic sequence of the marine phage Roseophage SIO1 shares homology with non-marine phages. L &O 45: 408-418
Bidle, K. D. and F. Azam. 1999. Accelerated dissolution of diatom silica by marine bacterial assemblages. Nature 397: 508-512
Azam, F. 1998. Microbial control of oceanic carbon flux: The plot thickens. Science 280: 694-96.
Krembs, C., A. R. Juhl, R. A. Long and F. Azam. 1998. Nanoscale patchiness of bacteria in lake water studied with the spatial information preservation method. L &O 43: 307-314.
Blackburn, N., F. Azam and A. Hagstrom 1997. Spatially explicit simulations of a microbial food web. Limnol. Oceanogr. 42: 613-622.
Martinez, J., D. C. Smith, G. F. Steward and F. Azam (1996) Variability in ectohydrolytic enzyme activities of pelagic marine bacteria and its significance for substrate processing in the sea. AME, 10, 223-230.
Steward, G. F., D. C. Smith and F. Azam 1996. Abundance and production of bacteria and viruses in the Bering and Chukchi Seas. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 131, 287-300.
Azam, F., D. C. Smith, R. A. Long and G. F. Steward (1995) Bacteria in oceanic carbon cycling as a molecular problem, p. 39-54. In I. Joint [ed.], Molecular Ecology of Aquatic Microbes. NATO.
Smith D. C., M. Simon, A. L. Alldredge and F. Azam (1992) Intense hydrolytic enzyme activity on marine aggregates and implications for rapid particle dissolution. Nature, 359, 139-142
Azam, F. and D. C. Smith. 1991. Bacterial influence on the variability in the ocean's biogeochemical state: A mechanistic view. In S. Demers [ed.], Particle analysis in oceanography. Springer-Verlag
Simon, M. and F. Azam. 1989. Protein content and protein synthesis rates of marine bacterial assemblages. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser.34: 41-49
Cho, B. C. and F. Azam (1988). Major role of bacteria in biogeochemical fluxes in the ocean's interior. Nature 332: 441-443
Ammerman, J. W. and F. Azam. (1987). Characteristics of cyclic AMP transport by marine bacteria. AEM, 53: 2963-2966
Ammerman, J. W. and F. Azam. (1985). Bacterial 5'-Nucleotidase in marine coastal waters: A novel mechanism of phosphorus regeneration. Science 227: 1338-1340
Azam, F., T. Fenchel, J. G. Field, J. S. Gray, L. A. Meyer-Reil, and F. Thingstad (1983). The ecological role of water column microbes in the sea. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 10: 257-263
Hollibaugh, J. T. and F. Azam (1983). Microbial degradation of dissolved proteins in seawater. Limnol. Oceanogr. 28(6): 1104-1116
Nissen, P., H. Nissen, and F. Azam (1983). Multiphasic uptake of D-glucose by an oligotrophic marine bacterium. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 16: 155-160.
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