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Plummer, M., Plummer, S.M., Merkel, P.A., Hagen, M., Biddle, J.F., and L.A. Waidner. (2016) Using directed evolution to improve hydrogen production in chimeric hydrogenases from Clostridia species. Enzyme Microb. Technol. 93–94, 132–141. Relevance: Examination of hydrogenase sequence variations with respect to function.
Schab, C.M., Park, S., Waidner, L.A., and Epifanio, C.E. 2013. Return of the Native: Historical Comparison of Invasive and Indigenous Crab Populations near the Mouth of Delaware Bay J. Shellfish Research. 32(3):751-758. Relevance: In-depth statistical analysis of multiple crab species in an entire season of sampling, use of multiple statistical packages.
Jamindar, S., Polson, S.W., Srinivasiah, S., Waidner, L.A., and Wommack, K.E. 2012. Evaluation of two approaches for assessing the genetic similarity of virioplankton populations as defined by genome size. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78:8773-8783. Relevance: Examination of complex genomic variation via genetic manipulation and phylogenomics.
Waidner, L.A., Burnside, J., Anderson, A.S., Bernberg, E.L., German, M.A., Meyers, B.C., Green, P.J., and Morgan, R.W. 2011. A microRNA of infectious laryngotracheitis virus can downregulate and direct cleavage of ICP4 mRNA. Virology. 411:25-31. Relevance: Expression manipulation via artificial and viral microRNA introduction into whole-cell systems.
Waidner, L.A., Morgan, R.W., Anderson, A.S., Bernberg, E.L., Kamboj, S., Garcia, M., Riblet, S.M., Ouyang, M., Isaacs, G.K., Markis, M., Meyers, B.C., Green, P.J., and Burnside, J. 2009.
MicroRNAs of Gallid and Meleagrid herpesviruses show generally conserved genomic locations and are virus-specific. Virology. 388:128-136. Relevance: Examination of large datasets of small RNAs as well as viral and host genomes for target analysis, design, and prediction.
Elifantz, H., Waidner, L.A., Michelou, V.K., Cottrell, M.T., and Kirchman, D.L. (2008). Diversity and abundance of glycosyl hydrolase family 5 in the North Atlantic Ocean. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 63, 316–327. Relevance: The study of functional genes among uncultured microbes that are important in remineralization of polysaccharides in the open ocean.
Waidner, L.A., and Kirchman, D.L. 2008. Diversity and distribution of ecotypes of the aerobic anoxygenic phototrophy gene, pufM, in the Delaware estuary. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74:4012-4021. Relevance: Examination of large datasets of clones generated from uncultured, previously uncharacterized microbes. Development of quantitative techniques for expression analysis of photosystem genes in complex microbial communities.
Campbell, B.J., Waidner, L.A., Cottrell, M.T., and Kirchman, D.L. 2008. Abundant proteorhodopsin genes in the North Atlantic Ocean. Environmental Microbiology. 10:99-109. Relevance: Served in consultation role for expression/abundance analyses of other ecologically important microbial genes, using techniques developed for Waidner and Kirchman 2007 and 2008.
Waidner, L.A., and Kirchman, D.L. 2007. Aerobic anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria attached to particles in turbid waters of the Delaware and Chesapeake estuaries. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73:3936-3944. Relevance: Determine niche of PS II genes in complex microbial communities.
Waidner, L.A., and D.L. Kirchman. (2005) Aerobic anoxygenic photosynthesis genes and operons in uncultured bacteria in the Delaware River. Environmental Microbiology 7:1896-1908. Relevance: Genomic annotation of photosystem operons in two previously uncharacterized diverse bacteria.
Cottrell, M.T., L.A. Waidner, L. Yu, and D.L. Kirchman. (2005) Bacterial diversity of metagenomic and PCR libraries from the Delaware River. Environmental Microbiology 7:1883-1895. Top 5 Downloaded articles in Environmental Microbiology, 2007.
Waidner, L.A., E.K. Flynn, M. Wu, and R.L. Karpel. (2001) Domain effects on the DNA-interactive properties of T4 gene 32 protein. Journal of Biological Chemistry 276:2509-2516. Relevance: Development of a novel assay for determining single-stranded and double-stranded DNA binding preferences of mutant proteins.