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prof. dr. G. (Gerard) Muijzer

Professor of Microbial Systems Ecology
Faculty of Science
Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics
Photographer: onbekend

Visiting address
  • Science Park 904
  • Room number: C4.227
Postal address
  • Postbus 94240
    1090 GE Amsterdam
  • Profiel

    Personal website

  • Publications






    • Berben, T., Sorokin, D. Y., Ivanova, N., Pati, A., Kyrpides, N., Goodwin, L. A., ... Muyzer, G. (2015). Complete genome sequence of Thioalkalivibrio paradoxus type strain ARh 1T, an obligately chemolithoautotrophic haloalkaliphilic sulfur-oxidizing bacterium isolated from a Kenyan soda lake. Standards in Genomic Sciences, 10, [105]. DOI: 10.1186/s40793-015-0097-7 [details]
    • Berben, T., Sorokin, D. Y., Ivanova, N., Pati, A., Kyrpides, N., Goodwin, L. A., ... Muyzer, G. (2015). Partial genome sequence of Thioalkalivibrio thiocyanodenitrificans ARhD 1T, a chemolithoautotrophic haloalkaliphilic sulfur-oxidizing bacterium capable of complete denitrification. Standards in Genomic Sciences, 10, [84]. DOI: 10.1186/s40793-015-0080-3 [details]
    • Berben, T., Sorokin, D. Y., Ivanova, N., Pati, A., Kyrpides, N., Goodwin, L. A., ... Muyzer, G. (2015). Partial genome sequence of the haloalkaliphilic soda lake bacterium Thioalkalivibrio thiocyanoxidans ARh 2T. Standards in Genomic Sciences, 10, [85]. DOI: 10.1186/s40793-015-0078-x [details]
    • Bassin, J. P., Abbas, B., Vilela, C. L. S., Kleerebezem, R., Muyzer, G., Rosado, A. S., ... Dezotti, M. (2015). Tracking the dynamics of heterotrophs and nitrifiers in moving-bed biofilm reactors operated at different COD/N ratios. Bioresource Technology, 192, 131-141. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2015.05.051 [details]
    • Corsini, A., Colombo, M., Muyzer, G., & Cavalca, L. (2015). Characterization of the arsenite oxidizer Aliihoeflea sp. strain 2WW and its potential application in the removal of arsenic from groundwater in combination with Pf-ferritin. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 108(3), 673-684. DOI: 10.1007/s10482-015-0523-2 [details]
    • Muntyan, M. S., Cherepanov, D. A., Malinen, A. M., Bloch, D. A., Sorokin, D. Y., Severina, I. I., ... Skulachev, V. P. (2015). Cytochrome cbb3 of Thioalkalivibrio is a Na+-pumping cytochrome oxidase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112(25), 7695-7700. [details]
    • Sorokin, D. Y., Banciu, H. L., & Muyzer, G. (2015). Functional microbiology of soda lakes. Current opinion in microbiology, 25, 88-96. DOI: 10.1016/j.mib.2015.05.004 [details]



    • Muyzer, G., Kuenen, J. G., & Robertson, L. A. (2013). Colorless Sulfur Bacteria. In E. Rosenberg, E. F. DeLong, S. Lory, E. Stackebrandt, & F. Thompson (Eds.), The Prokaryotes: Prokaryotic Physiology and Biochemistry (pp. 555-588). Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-30141-4_78 [details]
    • Belila, A., Abbas, B., Fazaa, I., Saidi, N., Snoussi, M., Hassen, A., & Muyzer, G. (2013). Sulfur bacteria in wastewater stabilization ponds periodically affected by the 'red-water' phenomenon. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 97(1), 379-394. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-012-3931-5 [details]
    • Besaury, L., Marty, F., Buquet, S., Mesnage, V., Muijzer, G., & Quillet, L. (2013). Culture-Dependent and Independent Studies of Microbial Diversity in Highly Copper-Contaminated Chilean Marine Sediments. Microbial Ecology, 65(2), 311-324. DOI: 10.1007/s00248-012-0120-0 [details]
    • Cavalca, L., Corsini, A., Andreoni, V., & Muyzer, G. (2013). Draft genome sequence of the arsenite-oxidizing strain Aliihoeflea sp. 2WW, isolated from arsenic-contaminated groundwater. Genome Announcements, 1(6), e1072-13. DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.01072-13 [details]
    • Cavalca, L., Corsini, A., Zaccheo, P., Andreoni, V., & Muyzer, G. (2013). Microbial transformations of arsenic: perspectives for biological removal of arsenic from water. Future Microbiology, 8(6), 753-768. DOI: 10.2217/FMB.13.38 [details]
    • Chen, B. S., Otten, L. G., Resch, V., Muyzer, G., & Hanefeld, U. (2013). Draft genome sequence of Rhodococcus rhodochrous strain ATCC 17895. Standards in Genomic Sciences, 9(1), 175-184. DOI: 10.4056/sigs.4418165 [details]
    • Païssé, S., Ghiglione, J-F., Marty, F., Abbas, B., Gueuné, H., Sanchez Amaya, J., ... Quillet, L. (2013). Sulfate-reducing bacteria inhabiting natural corrosion depostis from marine steel structures. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 97(16), 7493-7504. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-012-4464-7 [details]
    • Sorokin, D. Y., Banciu, H., Robertson, L. A., Kuenen, J. G., Muntyan, M. S., & Muyzer, G. (2013). Halophilic and haloalkaliphilic sulfur-oxidizing bacteria. In E. Rosenberg, F. DeLong, E. Delong, S. Lory, E. Stackebrandt, & F. Thompson (Eds.), The Prokaryotes : Prokaryotic Physiology and Biochemistry (pp. 529-554). Heidelberg: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-30141-4_77 [details]
    • Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P., & Muyzer, G. (2013). Isolation and characterization of two novel alkalitolerant sulfidogens from a Thiopaq bioreactor, Desulfonatronum alkalitolerans sp. nov., and Sulfurospirillum alkalitolerans sp. nov. Extremophiles, 17(3), 535-543. DOI: 10.1007/s00792-013-0538-4 [details]
    • Tourova, T. P., Slobodova, N. V., Bumazhkin, B. K., Kolganova, T. V., Muijzer, G., & Sorokin, D. Y. (2013). Analysis of community composition of sulfur-oxidizing bacteria in hypersaline and soda lakes using soxB as a functional molecular marker. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 84(2), 280-289. DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12056 [details]
    • Visser, M., Worm, P., Muyzer, G., Pereira, I. A. C., Schaap, P. J., Plugge, C. M., ... Stams, A. J. M. (2013). Genome analysis of Desulfotomaculum kuznetsovii strain 17T reveals a physiological similarity with Pelotomaculum thermopropionicum strain SIT. Standards in Genomic Sciences, 8(1), 69-87. DOI: 10.4056/sigs.3627141 [details]
    • Vissers, E. W., Anselmetti, F. S., Bodelier, P. L. E., Muyzer, G., Schleper, C., Tourna, M., & Laanbroek, H. J. (2013). Temporal and spatial coexistence of archaeal and bacterial amoA genes and gen transcripts in Lake Lucerne. Archaea, 2013, 289478. DOI: 10.1155/2013/289478 [details]
    • Vissers, E. W., Blaga, C. I., Bodelier, P. L. E., Muyzer, G., Schleper, C., Sinninghe Damsté, J. S., ... Laanbroek, H. J. (2013). Seasonal and vertical distribution of putative ammonia-oxidizing thaumarchaeotal communities in an oligotrophic lake. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 83(2), 515-526. DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12013 [details]


    • Marty, F., Ghiglione, J-F., Païsse, S., Gueuné, H., Quillet, L., van Loosdrecht, M. C. M., & Muyzer, G. (2012). Evaluation and optimization of nucleic acid extraction methods for the molecular analysis of bacterial communities associated with corrored steel. BIOFOULING, 28(4), 363-380. DOI: 10.1080/08927014.2012.672644 [details]
    • Sorokin, D. Y., Muntyan, M. S., Panteleeva, A. N., & Muyzer, G. (2012). Thioalkalivibrio sulfidophilus sp. nov., a haloalkaliphilic sulfur-oxidizing gammaproteobacterium from alklaine habitats. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 62(8), 1884-1889. DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.034504-0 [details]
    • Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P., Abbas, B., Suhacheva, M. V., & Muyzer, G. (2012). Desulfonatronovibrio halophilus sp. nov., a novel moderately halophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium from hypersaline chloride-sulfate lakes in Central Asia. Extremophiles, 16(3), 411-417. DOI: 10.1007/s00792-012-0440-5 [details]
    • Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P., Panteleeva, A. N., Kaparullina, E. N., & Muyzer, G. (2012). Anaerobic utilization of pectinous substrates at extremely haloalkaline conditions by Natranaerovirga pectinivora gen. nov., sp. nov., and Natranaerovirga hydrolytica sp. nov., isolated from hypersaline soda lakes. Extremophiles, 16(2), 307-315. DOI: 10.1007/s00792-012-0431-6 [details]
    • Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P., Panteleeva, A. N., & Muyzer, G. (2012). Desulfonatronobacter acidivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., and Desulfobulbus alkaliphilus sp. nov., haloalkaliphilic heterotrophic sulfate-reducing bacteria from soda lakes. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 62(9), 2107-2113. DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.029777-0 [details]
    • Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P., Sukhacheva, M. V., & Muyzer, G. (2012). Desulfuribacillus alkaliarsenatis gen. nov., sp. nov., a deep-lineage, obligately anaerobic, dissimilatory sulfur and arsenate-reducing, haloalkaliphilic representative of the order Bacillales from soda lakes. Extremophiles, 16(4), 597-605. DOI: 10.1007/s00792-012-0459-7 [details]
    • Sorokin, D. Y., Zacharova, E. E., Pimenov, N. V., Tourova, T. P., Panteleeva, A. N., & Muyzer, G. (2012). Sulfidogenesis in hypersaline chloride-sulfate lakes of Kulunda Steppe (Altai, Russia). FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 79(2), 445-453. DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2011.01228.x [details]
    • Sorokin, D. Y., Lücker, S., Vejmelkova, D., Kostrikina, N. A., Kleerebezem, R., Rijpstra, W. I. C., ... Daims, H. (2012). Nitrification expanded: discovery, physiology, and genomics of a nitrite-oxidizing bacterium from the phylum Chloroflexii. The ISME Journal, 6(12), 2245-2256. DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2012.70 [details]
    • Vejmelkova, D., Sorokin, D. Y., Abbas, B., Kovaleva, O. L., Kleerebezem, R., Kampschreur, M. J., ... van Loosdrecht, M. C. M. (2012). Analysis of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria dominating in lab-scale bioreactors with high ammonium bicarbonate loading. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 93(1), 401-410. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-011-3409-x [details]
    • Wang, J., Krause, S., Muyzer, G., Meima-Franke, M., Laanbroek, H. J., & Bodelier, P. L. E. (2012). Spatial patterns of iron- and methane-oxidizing bacterial communities in an irregularly flooded, riparian wetland. Frontiers in Microbiology, 3, 64. [64]. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00064 [details]
    • de Graaff, M., Klok, J. B. M., Bijmans, M. F. M., Muyzer, G., & Janssen, A. J. H. (2012). Application of a 2-step process for the biological treatment of sulfidic spent caustics. Water Research, 46(3), 723-730. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2011.11.044 [details]


    • Muijzer, G., Sorokin, D. Y., Mavromatis, K., Lapidus, A., Foster, B., Sun, H., ... Kyrpides, N. C. (2011). Complete genome sequence of Thioalkalivibrio sp. K90mix. Standards in Genomic Sciences, 5(3), 341-355. DOI: 10.4056/sigs.2315092 [details]
    • Muyzer, G., & Sorokin, D. Y. (2011). Molecular mechanisms of adaptation to pH stress in microorganisms. In S. Casella (Ed.), Microbial diversity 2011: environmental stress and adaptation., MD 2011: proceedings of the First International Conference on Micro Diversity 2011 - environmental stress and adaption, MD 2011, 26 - 28 October 2011, Milan, Italy (pp. 27-32). San Casciano Val di Pesa, Firenze: Società Italiana di Microbiologia Agro-Alimentare e Ambientale. [details]
    • Muyzer, G., Sorokin, D. Y., Mavromatis, K., Lapidus, A., Clum, A., Ivanova, N., ... Kyrpides, N. C. (2011). Complete genome sequence of Thioalkalivibrio sulfidophilus HL-EbGr7. Standards in Genomic Sciences, 4(1), 23-35. DOI: 10.4056/sigs.1483693 [details]
    • Bassin, J. P., Pronk, M., Muijzer, G., Kleerebezem, R., Dezotti, M., & van Loosdrecht, M. C. M. (2011). Effect of elevated salt concentrations on the aerobic granular sludge process: linking microbial activity with microbial community structure. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 77(22), 7942-7953. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.05016-11
    • Jiang, Y., Hebly, M., Kleerebezem, R., Muyzer, G., & van Loosdrecht, M. C. M. (2011). Metabolic modeling of mixed substrate uptake for polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) production. Water Research, 45(3), 1309-1321. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2010.10.009 [details]
    • Jiang, Y., Marang, L., Kleerebezem, R., Muijzer, G., & van Loosdrecht, M. C. M. (2011). Polyhydroxybutyrate production from lactate using a mixed microbial culture. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 108(9), 2022-2035. DOI: 10.1002/bit.23148 [details]
    • Jiang, Y., Marang, L., Kleerebezem, R., Muyzer, G., & van Loosdrecht, M. C. M. (2011). Effect of temperature and cycle length on microbial competition in PHB-producing sequencing batch reactor. The ISME Journal, 5(5), 896-907. DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2010.174 [details]
    • Jiang, Y., Sorokin, D. Y., Kleerebezem, R., Muyzer, G., & van Loosdrecht, M. (2011). Plasticicumulans acidivorans gen. nov., sp nov., a polyhydroxyalkanoate-accumulating gammaproteobacterium from a sequencing-batch bioreactor. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 61(9), 2314-2319. DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.021410-0 [details]
    • Kovaleva, O. L., Tourova, T. P., Muyzer, G., Kolganova, T. V., & Sorokin, D. Y. (2011). Diversity of RuBisCO and ATP citrate lyase genes in soda lake sediments. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 75(1), 37-47. DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2010.00996.x [details]
    • Sorokin, D. Y., Detkova, E. N., & Muijzer, G. (2011). Sulfur-dependent respiration under extremely haloalkaline conditions in soda lake ‘acetogens’ and the description of Natroniella sulfidigena sp. nov. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 319(1), 88-95. DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2011.02272.x [details]
    • Sorokin, D. Y., Kuenen, J. G., & Muijzer, G. (2011). The microbial sulfur cycle at extremely haloalkaline conditions of soda lakes. Frontiers in Microbiology, 2, [44]. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2011.00044 [details]
    • Sorokin, D. Y., Panteleeva, A. N., Tourova, T. P., Kaparullina, E. N., & Muijzer, G. (2011). Natronoflexus pectinivorans gen. nov. sp. nov., an obligately anaerobic and alkaliphilic fermentative member of Bacteroidetes from soda lakes. Extremophiles, 15(6), 691-696. DOI: 10.1007/s00792-011-0399-7 [details]
    • Sorokin, D. Y., Tourova, T. P., Kolganova, T. V., Detkova, E. N., Galinski, E. A., & Muyzer, G. (2011). Culturable diversity of lithotrophic haloalkaliphilic sulfate-reducing bacteria in soda lakes and the description of Desulfonatronum thioautotrophicum sp. nov., Desulfonatronum thiosulfatophilum sp. nov., Desulfonatronovibrio thiodismutans sp. nov., and Desulfonatronovibrio magnus sp. nov. Extremophiles, 15(3), 391-401. DOI: 10.1007/s00792-011-0370-7 [details]
    • Wang, J., Vollrath, S., Behrends, T., Bodelier, P. L. E., Muyzer, G., Meima-Franke, M., ... Laanbroek, H. J. (2011). Distribution and diversity of Gallionella-like neutrophilic iron oxidizers in a tidal freshwater marsh. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 77(7), 2337-2344. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.02448-10 [details]
    • de Graaff, M., Bijmans, M. F. M., Abbas, B., Euverink, G. J. W., Muijzer, G., & Janssen, A. J. H. (2011). Biological treatment of refinery spent caustics under halo-alkaline conditions. Bioresource Technology, 102(15), 7257-7264. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2011.04.095 [details]


    • Vanelslander, B., Créach, V., Vanormelingen, P., Ernst, A., Chepurnov, V. A., Sahan, E., ... Sabbe, K. (2009). Ecological differentiation between sympatric pseudocryptic species in the estuarine benthic diatom Navicula phyllepta (Bacillariophyceae). Journal of phycology, 45(6), 1278-1289. DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2009.00762.x [details]


    • Muijzer, G. (2013). Microbiële Systeemecologie: van beschrijvend naar verklarend onderzoek. (Oratiereeks). Amsterdam: Vossiuspers UvA. [details]


    • Vavourakis, C. D., Ghai, R., Rodriguez-Valera, F., Sorokin, D., Tringe, S., Hugenholtz, P., & Muijzer, G. (2016). The discovery of Nanohaloarchaea in metagenomes of Siberian hypersaline soda brines.
    • Vavourakis, C. D., Ghai, R., Rodriguez-Valera, F., Sorokin, D., Tringe, S., Hugenholtz, P., & Muijzer, G. (2016). “Nanohaloarchaea” Population Genomes In Metagenomes From Siberian Hypersaline Soda Brines.
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