Rotaru Lab

University of Southern Denmark

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  1. Walker DJ, Nevin KP, Holmes DE, Rotaru AE, Ward JE, Woodard TL, Zhu J, Ueki T, Nonnenmann SS, McInerney MJ & Lovley DR. 2018. Syntrophus Conductive Pili Demonstrate that Common Hydrogen-Donating Syntrophs can have a Direct Electron Transfer Option. (Submitted/Preprint available Biorxiv 479683; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/479683).
  2. Holmes DE, Rotaru AE, Ueki T, Shrestha PM, Ferry J & Lovley DR. 2018. Electron and Proton Flux for Carbon Dioxide Reduction in Methanosarcina barkeri During Direct Interspecies Electron Transfer. Frontiers in Microbiology. (accepted)
  3. Yee MO, Snoeyenbos-West O§, Thamdrup B, Ottosen LDM & Rotaru AE*. Extracellular electron transfer by two Methanosarcina species. 2018.(Submitted/Preprint available: BioRxiv 458091; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/458091)
  4. Rotaru AE, Posth NR, Loescher C, Miracle MR, Vincente E, Cox RP, Thompson J, Poulton SW & Thamdrup B. 2018. Interspecies interactions mediated by conductive minerals in the sediments of the ferruginous Lake La Cruz, Spain. Limnetica. (accepted) Preprint available BioRxiv 366542.
  5. Ueki T, Nevin K, Rotaru AE, Wang LY, Ward J, Woodard T, Lovley DR. Geobacter strains expressing poorly conductive pili reveal constraints on direct interspecies electron transfer mechanisms. mBio 9(4): e01273-18
  6. Rotaru AE,  Calabrese FStryhanyuk H, Musat FShrestha PMWeber HSSnoeyenbos-West OHall POJRichnow HH, Musat N & Thamdrup B. 2018. Conductive particles enable syntrophic acetate oxidation between Geobacter and Methanosarcina from coastal sediments. mBio 9(3): e00226-18
  7. Holmes DE, Orellana R, Giloteaux L, Wang L-Y, Shrestha PM, Williams KH, Lovley DR, and Rotaru AE. 2018. Potential for Methanosarcina to contribute to uranium reduction during acetate-promoted groundwater bioremediation. Microbial Ecology: 1-8
  8. Rotaru AE and Shrestha PM. 2016.  Editorial: Wired for life. Frontiers in Microbiology 7 (662)
  9. Rotaru AE and Thamdrup B. 2016. A new diet for methane oxidizers. Science 351 (6274)
  10. Rotaru AE, Woodard TL, Nevin KP, Lovley DR. 2015. Link between the capacity for current production and syntrophic growth in Geobacter species. Frontiers in Microbiology 6.
  11. Liu F, Rotaru AE, Shrestha PM, Malvankar NS, Nevin KP, Lovley DR. 2015. Magnetite compensates for the lack of a pilin-associated c-type cytochrome in extracellular electron exchange. Environmental Microbiology 17.
  12. Shrestha PM, Rotaru AE. 2014. Plugging in or going wireless: strategies for interspecies electron transfer. Frontiers in Microbiology 5:237.
  13. Shrestha P, Malvankar N, Werner J, Franks A, Rotaru AE, Shrestha M, Liu F, Nevin K, Angenent L, Lovley D. 2014. Correlation between microbial community and granule conductivity in anaerobic bioreactors for brewery wastewater treatment. Bioresource Technology 174:306-310.
  14. Rotaru AE, Shrestha PM, Liu F, Shrestha M, Shrestha D, Embree M, Zengler K, Wardman C, Nevin KP, Lovley DR. 2014. A new model for electron flow during anaerobic digestion: direct interspecies electron transfer to Methanosaeta for the reduction of carbon dioxide to methane. Energy & Environmental Science 7:408-415.
  15. Rotaru AE, Shrestha PM, Liu F, Markovaite B, Chen S, Nevin KP, Lovley DR. 2014. Direct interspecies electron transfer between Geobacter metallireducens and Methanosarcina barkeri. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 80:4599-4605.
  16. Feist A, Nagarajan H, Rotaru AE, Tremblay P-L, Zhang T, Nevin K, Lovley D, Zengler K. 2014. Constraint-based modeling of carbon fixation and the energetics of electron transfer in Geobacter metallireducens. PL o S Computational Biology 10:e1003575.
  17. Chen S, Rotaru AE*, Shrestha PM, Malvankar NS, Liu F, Fan W, Nevin KP, Lovley DR. 2014. Promoting interspecies electron transfer with biochar. Scientific Reports 4:5019.
  18. Chen S, Rotaru AE*, Liu F, Philips J, Woodard T, Nevin KP, Lovley DR. 2014. Carbon cloth stimulates direct interspecies electron transfer in syntrophic co-cultures. Bioresource Technology 173:83-86.
  19. Shrestha PM, Rotaru AE, Aklujkar M, Liu F, Shrestha M, Summers ZM, Malvankar N, Flores DC, Lovley DR. 2013. Syntrophic growth with direct interspecies electron transfer as the primary mechanism for energy exchange. Environmental microbiology reports 5:904-910.
  20. Shrestha PM, Rotaru AE, Summers ZM, Shrestha M, Liu F, Lovley D. 2013. Transcriptomic and genetic analysis of direct Interspecies electron transfer. Applied and environmental microbiology 79:2397-2404.
  21. Nagarajan H, Embree M, Rotaru AE, Shrestha PM, Feist AM, Palsson BØ, Lovley DR, Zengler K. 2013. Characterization and modeling of interspecies electron transfer mechanisms and microbial community dynamics of a syntrophic association. Nature Communications 4:2809.
  22. Rotaru AE, Shrestha PM, Liu F, Ueki T, Nevin K, Summers ZM, Lovley D. 2012. Interspecies electron transfer via hydrogen and formate rather than direct electrical connections in co-cultures of Pelobacter carbinolicus and Geobacter sulfurreducens. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78:7645-7651.
  23. Rotaru AE, Schauer R, Probian C, Mussmann M, Harder J. 2012. Visualization of Candidate Division OP3 Cocci in Limonene-Degrading Methanogenic Cultures. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 22:457-461.
  24. Rotaru AE, Jiang W, Finster K, Skrydstrup T, Meyer RL. 2012. Non-enzymatic palladium recovery on microbial and synthetic surfaces. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 109:1889-1897.
  25. Liu F, Rotaru AE, Shrestha PM, Nevin K, Lovley D. 2012. Promoting direct interspecies electron transfer with activated carbon. Energy & Environmental Science 2012:8982-8989.
  26. Hosseinkhani B, Søbjerg LS, Rotaru AE, Emtiazi G, Skrydstrup T, Meyer RL. 2012. Microbially supported synthesis of catalytically active bimetallic Pd‐Au nanoparticles. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 109:45-52.
  27. Morita M, Malvankar NS, Franks AE, Summers ZM, Giloteaux L, Rotaru AE, Rotaru C, Lovley DR. 2011. Potential for direct interspecies electron transfer in methanogenic wastewater digester aggregates. mBio 2:e00159-00111.
  28. Lovley D, Ueki T, Zhang T, Malvankar N, Shrestha P, Flanagan K, Aklujkar M, Butler J, Giloteaux L, Rotaru AE … & Nevin K. 2011. Geobacter: the microbe electric’s physiology, ecology, and practical applications. Advances in microbial physiology 59:1-100.
  29. Rotaru AE, Probian C, Wilkes H, Harder J. 2010. Highly enriched Betaproteobacteria growing anaerobically with p-xylene and nitrate. FEMS microbiology ecology 71:460-468.
  30. Bunge M, Søbjerg LS, Rotaru AE, Gauthier D, Lindhardt AT, Hause G, Finster K, Kingshott P, Skrydstrup T, Meyer RL. 2010. Formation of palladium (0) nanoparticles at microbial surfaces. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 107:206-215.