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88. Hara H, Stewart GR, Mohn WW. 2010. Involvement of a novel ABC transporter and monoalkyl phthalate ester hydrolase in phthalate ester catabolism by Rhodococcus jostii RHA1. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 76:1516-1523.

87. Monti A, Hall ER, Mohn WW. 2010. A comparative study of bacterial community dynamics in enhanced biological phosphorus removal processes using membrane filtration or gravity sedimentation for solids-liquid separation. Water Research, DOI 10.1016/j.watres.2010.01.024.

86. Matieu J, Mohn WW, Eltis LD, LeBlanc J, Stewart G, Dresen C, Okamoto K, Alvarez PJJ. 2010. 7-Ketocholesterol Catabolism by Rhodococcus jostii RHA1. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 76:352-355.

85. Capyk JK, Kalscheuer R, Stewart GR, Liu J, Kwon H, Zhao R, Okamoto S, Jacobs WR Jr, Eltis LD, Mohn WW. 2009. Mycobacterial cytochrome P450 125 (Cyp125) catalyzes the terminal hydroxylation of C27-steroids. J. Biol. Chem. 384:35534-35542.

84. Rosloniec KZ, Wilbrink M, Capyk JK, Mohn WW, Ostendorf M, van der Geize R, Dijkhuizen L, Eltis LD. 2009. Cytochrome P450 125 (CYP125) catalyzes C26-hydroxylation to initiate sterol side chain degradation in Rhodococcus jostii RHA1. Mol. Microbiol. 74:1031-1043.

83. Zaikova E, Walsh D, Stilwell C, Mohn WW, Tortell PD, Hallam SJ. 2009. Microbial community dynamics in a seasonally anoxic fjord: Saanich Inlet, British Columbia. Environ. Microbiol. 12:172-191.

82. Hartmann M, Lee S, Hallam SJ, Mohn WW. 2009. Bacterial, archaeal and eukaryal community structures throughout soil horizons of harvested and naturally disturbed forest stands. Environ. Microbiol. 11:3045-3062.

81. Mohn WW, van der Geize R, Stewart GR, Okamoto S, Liu J, Dijkhuizen L, Eltis LD. 2008. The actinobacterial mce4 locus encodes a steroid transporter. J. Biol. Chem. 283:35368-35374.

80. Hernandez MA, Mohn WW, Martinez E, Rost E, Alvarez AF, Alvarez HM. 2008. Biosynthesis of storage compounds by Rhodococcus jostii RHA1 and identification of key genes involved in their metabolism. BMC Genomics. 9:600.

79. Master ER, Agar NYR, Powlowski JB, Mohn WW, Eltis LD. 2008. Comparison of activities of biphenyl dioxygenases from psychrotolerant and mesophilic strains. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 74(12):3908-3911.

78. LeBlanc JC, Goncalves ER, Mohn WW. 2008. Global response to desiccation stress in the soil actinomycete Rhodococcus jostii RHA1. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 74(9):2627-2636.

77. Neufeld JD, Li J, Mohn WW. 2008. Scratching the surface of the rare biosphere with ribosomal sequence tag primers. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 283(2):146-153.

76. Smith DJ, Patrauchan MA Florizone C, Eltis LD, Mohn WW. 2008. Distinct roles for two CYP226 family cytochromes P450 in abietane diterpenoid catabolism by Burkholderia xenovorans LB400. J. Bacteriol. 190(5):1575-1583.

75. Smith NR, Kishchuk BE, Mohn WW. 2008 Effects of wildfire and harvest disturbances on forest soil bacterial communities. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 74:216-224.

74. Patrauchan MA, Florizone C, Eapen S, Gomez-Gil L, Sethuraman B, Fukuda M, Davies J, Mohn WW, Eltis LD. 2008. The roles of ring-hydroxylating dioxygenases in styrene and benzene catabolism in Rhodococcus sp. RHA1. J. Bacteriol. 190:37-47.

73. Hoham RW, Fey FM, Mohn WW, Felio JH, Todd S, Duncan JE, Banghart JB. 2007. The optimum temperature of three species of green Chloromonas snow algae from Upstate New York and the White Mountains, Arizona. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 40:355-363.

72. Sharp JO, Sales CM, LeBlanc JC, Liu J, Wood TK, Eltis LD, Mohn WW, Alvarez-Cohen L. 2007. An Inducible Propane Monooxygenase is responsible for N-nitrosodimethylamine degradation by Rhodococcus sp. RHA1. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 73: 6930-6938.

71. Smith DJ, Park J, Tiedje JM, Mohn WW. 2007. A large gene cluster in Burkholderia xenovorans encoding abietane diterpenoid metabolism. J. Bacteriol. 190(5):1575-1583.

70. van der Geize R, Heuser T, Hara H, Wilbrink MH, Yam K, Anderton MC, Sim E, Davies JE, Dijkhuizen L, Mohn WW, Eltis LD. 2007. A gene cluster encoding cholesterol catabolism in a soil actinomycete provides insight into Mycobacterium tuberculosis survival in macrophages. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 104:1947-1952.

69. Hara H, Eltis LE, Davies JE, Mohn WW. 2007. Transcriptomic analysis reveals a bifurcated terephthalate degradation pathway in Rhodococcus sp. RHA1. J. Bacteriol. 189:1641-1647.

68. McLeod MM, Warren RL, Hsiao WWL, Araki N, Myhre M, Fernandes C, Miyazawa D, Wong W, Lillquist AL, Wang D, Dosanjh M, Hara H, Petrescu A, Morin RD, Yang G, Stott JM, Schein JE, Shin H, Smailus D, Siddiqui AS, Marra MA, Jones SJM, Holt R, Brinkman FSL, Miyauchi K, Fukuda M, Davies JE, Mohn WW, Eltis LD. 2006. The complete genome of Rhodococcus sp. RHA1 provides insights into a catabolic powerhouse. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA 103(42):15582-15587.

67. Goncalves ER, Hara H, Miyazawa D, Davies JE, Eltis LD, Mohn WW. 2006. Transcriptomic assessment of isozymes in the biphenyl pathway of Rhodococcus sp. RHA1. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 72(9):6183-6193.

66. Couture, M.M.-J., V.J.J. Martin, W.W. Mohn & L.D. Eltis. 2006. Characterization of DitA3, the [Fe3S4] ferredoxin of an aromatic ring-hydroxylating dioxygenase from a diterpenoid degrading microorganism. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1764:1462-1469.

65. Mohn WW, Garmendia J, Galvao TC & V de Lorenzo. 2006. Surveying biotransformations with a la carte genetic traps: translating dehydrochlorination of lindane (gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane) into lacZ-based phenotypes. Environ. Microbiol. 8(3):546-55.

64. Neufeld JD, Mohn WW & V de Lorenzo. 2006. Composition of microbial communities in hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated soil from Spain revealed by a habitat-specific microarray. Environ. Microbiol. 8(1):126-40.

63. Mohn WW, Mertens B, Neufeld JD, Verstraete W & V de Lorenzo. 2006. Distribution and phylogeny of hexachlorocyclohexane-degrading bacteria in soils from Spain. Environ. Microbiol. 8(1)60-8.

62. Neufeld J.D. & W.W. Mohn. 2006. Mohn Unexpectedly high bacterial diversity in arctic tundra relative to boreal forest soils, revealed with serial analysis of ribosomal sequence tags. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 71(10):5710-8.

61. Navarro-Llorens JM, Patrauchan MA, Stewart GR, Davies JE, Eltis LE & Mohn WW. 2005. Phenylacetate catabolism in Rhodococcus sp. RHA1: a central pathway for degradation of aromatic compounds. J. Bacteriol. 187(13):4498-504 .

60. Galvao TC, Mohn WW, de Lorenzo V. 2005. Exploring the Microbial Biodegradation and Biotransformation Gene Pool. Trends Biotechnol. 23(10):497-506.

59. Neufeld, J.D. & W.W. Mohn. 2005. Fluorophore-labeled primers improve the sensitivity, versatility and normalization of denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 71(8):4893-6.

58. Patrauchan MA, Florizone C, Dosanjh M, Mohn WW, Davies J, Eltis LD. 2005. The catabolism of benzoate and phthalate by a shared beta-ketoadipate pathway in Rhodococcus RHA1. J. Bacteriol. 187(12):4050-63.

57. Master, E.R., J.J. McKinlay, G.R. Stewart & W.W. Mohn. 2005 Biphenyl uptake by psychrotolerant Pseudomonas sp. strain Cam-1 and mesophilic Burkholderia sp. strain LB400. Can. J. Microbiol. 51(5):399-404.

56. Smith, D.J., V.J.J. Martin & W.W. Mohn. 2004. A Cytochrome P450 Involved in the Metabolism of Abietane Diterpenoids by Pseudomonas abietaniphila BKME-9. J. Bacteriol. 186(11):3631-3639.

55. Warren R, Hsiao WWL, Kudo H, Myhre M, Dosanjh M, Petrescu A, Kobayashi H, Shimizu S, Miyauchi K, Masai E, Yang G, Stott JM, Schein JE, Shin H, Khattra J, Smailus D, Butterfield YS, Siddiqui A, Holt R, Marra MA, Jones SJM, Mohn WW, Brinkman FSL, Fukuda M, Davies J, and Eltis LD. 2004. Functional Characterization of a Catabolic Plasmid from PCB-Degrading Rhodococcus sp. RHA1. J. Bacteriol. 186(22):7783-7795.

54. Neufeld, J.D., Z. Yu, W. Lam & W.W. Mohn. 2004. Serial analysis of ribosomal sequence tags (SARST): a high-throughput method for profiling complex microbial communities. Environ. Microbiol. 6(2):131-144.

53. Leckie S.E., C.E. Prescott, S.J. Grayston, J.D. Neufeld, & W.W. Mohn. 2003. Comparison of chloroform fumigation-extraction, phospholipid fatty acid, and DNA methods to determine microbial biomass in forest humus. Soil Biol. Biochem. 36(3):529-532.

52. Smith, N.R, Z. Yu & W.W. Mohn. 2003. Stability of the bacterial community in a pulp mill effluent treatment system during normal operation and a system shutdown. Water Res. 37(20):4873-4884.

51. Leckie S.E., C.E. Prescott, S.J. Grayston, J.D. Neufeld, & W.W. Mohn. 2003. Characterization of humus microbial communities in adjacent forest types that differ in nitrogen availability. Microbial Ecol. 48(1):29-40.

50. Kuipers, B., W.R. Cullen & W.W. Mohn. 2003. Reductive dechlorination of weathered Aroclor 1260 during anaerobic biotreatment of Arctic soils. Can. J. Microbiol. 49(1): 9-14.

49. Eriksson, M., E. Sodersten, Z. Yu, G. Dalhammar & W.W. Mohn. 2003. Degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons at low temperature under aerobic and nitrate-reducing conditions in enrichment cultures from northern soils. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 69(1): 275-284.

48. Thomassin-Lacroix, E.J.M., M. Eriksson, K.J. Reimer and & W.W. Mohn. 2002. Biostimulation and bioaugmentation for on-site treatment of weathered diesel fuel in Arctic soil. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 59(4-5):551-556.

47. Eriksson, M., G. Dalhammar & W.W. Mohn. 2002. Bacterial growth and biofilm production on pyrene. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 40(1):21-27.

46. Master, E.R., V.W.-M. Lai, B. Kuipers, W.R. Cullen & W.W. Mohn. 2001. Sequential anaerobic-aerobic treatment of soil contaminated with weathered Aroclor 1260. Environ. Sci. Technol. 36(1):100-103.

45. Yu, Z. & W.W. Mohn. Bioaugmentation with the resin acid-degrading bacterium Zoogloea resiniphila DhA-35 to counteract pH stress in an aerated lagoon treating pulp and paper mill effluent. Water Res. 36(11):2793-2801.

44. Thomassin-Lacroix, E.J.M., Z. Yu, M. Eriksson, K.J. Reimer & W.W. Mohn. 2001. DNA- and culture-based characterization of a hydrocarbon-degrading consortium enriched from Arctic soil. Can. J. Microbiol., 47(12):1107-1115.

43. Eriksson, M., J.-O. Ka & W.W. Mohn. 2001. Effects of low temperature and freeze-thaw cycles on hydrocarbon biodegradation in Arctic tundra soil. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 67:5107-5112.

42. Muttray, A.F., Z. Yu & W.W. Mohn. 2001. Population dynamics and metabolic activity of Pseudomonas abeitaniphila BKME-9 within pulp mill wastewater microbial communities assayed by competitive PCR and RT-PCR. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 38(1):21-31.

41. Yu, Z. & W.W. Mohn. 2001. Bacterial diversity and community structure in an aerated lagoon revealed by ribosomal intergenic spacer analysis and 16S ribosomal DNA sequencing. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 67:1565-1574.

40. Master, E.R. & W.W. Mohn. 2001. Induction of bphA, encoding biphenyl dioxygenase, in two polychlorinated biphenyl-degrading bacteria, psychrotolerant Pseudomonas strain Cam-1 and mesophilic Burkholderia strain LB400. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 67(6):2669-2676.

39. Mohn, W.W., C.Z. Radziminski, M.-C. Fortin & K.J. Reimer. 2001. On site bioremediation of hydrocarbon-contaminated Arctic tundra soils in inoculated biopiles. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 57(1-2):242-247.

38. Yu, Z. & W.W. Mohn. 2001. Bioaugmentation with resin-acid-degrading bacteria enhances resin acid removal in sequencing batch reactors treating pulp mill effluents. Water Res. 35:883-890.

37. Ka, J.O., Z. Yu & W.W. Mohn. 2001. Monitoring the size and metabolic activity of the bacterial community during biostimulation of fuel-contaminated soil using competitive PCR and RT-PCR. Microbial Ecol., 42(3):267-273.

36. Martin, V.J.J. & W.W. Mohn. 2000. Genetic investigation of the catabolic pathway for the degradation of abietane diterpenoids by Pseudomonas abietaniphila BKME-9. J. Bacteriol. 182:3784-3793.

35. Yu, Z., G.R. Stewart & W.W. Mohn. 2000. Apparent contradiction: psychrotolerant bacteria from hydrocarbon-contaminated Arctic tundra soils that degrade diterpenoids synthesized by trees. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 66:5148-5154.

34. Mohn, W.W. & G.R. Stewart. 2000. Limiting factors for hydrocarbon biodegradation at low temperature in Arctic soils. Soil Biol. Biochem. 32:1161-1172.

33. Muttray, A.F. & W.W. Mohn. 2000. Quantitation of the population size and metabolic activity of a resin acid-degrading bacterium in activated sludge using slot blot hybridization to measure the rRNA:rDNA ratio. Microbial Ecol. 38:348-357.

32. Mohn, W.W., V. Martin & Z. Yu. 1999. Biochemistry and ecology of resin acid biodegradation in pulp and paper mill effluent treatment systems. Wat. Sci. Technol. 40:273-280.

31. Martin, V.J.J. & W.W. Mohn. 1999. Recent advances in understanding resin acid biodegradation: microbial diversity and metabolism. Arch. Microbiol. 172:131-138.

30. Kuipers, B., W.R. Cullen & W.W. Mohn. 1999. Reductive Dechlorination of nonachlorobiphenyls and selected octachlorobiphenyls by microbial enrichment cultures. Environ. Sci. Technol. 33:3579-3585.

29. Mohn, W.W., Z. Yu, E.R.B. Moore & A.F. Muttray. 1999. Lessons learned from Spingomonas species that degrade abietane triterpenoids. J. Indust. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 23:374-379.

28. Yu, Z, V.J.J. Martin & W.W. Mohn. 1999. Occurrence of two resin acid-degrading bacteria and a gene encoding resin acid biodegradation in pulp and paper mill effluent biotreatment systems assayed by PCR. Microbial Ecol. 38:114-125

27. Martin, V.J.J. and W.W. Mohn. 1999. A novel aromatic-ring-hydroxylating dioxygenase from the diterpenoid-degrading bacterium Pseudomonas abietaniphila BKME-9. J. Bacteriol. 181(9):2675-2682.

26. Louie, T.M. & W.W. Mohn. 1999. Evidence for a chemisomotic model of halorespiration in Desulfomonile tiedjei DCB-1. J. Bacteriol. 181:40-46.

25. Mohn, W.W., A.E. Wilson, P. Bicho & E.R.B. Moore. 1999. Physiological and phylogenetic diversity of bacteria growing on resin acids. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 22:68-78

24. Yu, Z. and W.W. Mohn. 1999. Killing two birds with one stone: simultaneous extraction of DNA and RNA from activated sludge biomass. Can. J. Microbiol. 45:269-272

23. Yu, Z. and W.W. Mohn. 1999. Isolation and characterization of thermophilic bacteria capable of degrading dehydroabietic acid. Can. J. Microbiol. 45:513-520

22. Martin, V.J.J. and W.W. Mohn. 1999. An alternative inverse PCR (IPCR) method to amplify DNA sequences flanking TN5 transposon insertions. J. Microbiological Methods. 35:163-166

21. Master, E.R. and W.W. Mohn. 1998. Psychrotolerant bacteria isolated from Arctic soil that degrade polychlorinated biphenyls at low temperatures. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 64:4823-4829

20. Muttray, A.F. & W.W. Mohn. 1998. RNA/DNA ratio as an indicator of metabolic activity in resin acid-degrading bacteria. Wat. Sci. Technol. 37:89-93

19. Louie, T.M., S. Ni, L. Xun & W.W. Mohn. 1997. Purification, characterization and gene sequence analysis of a novel cytochrome c co-induced with reductive dechlorination in Desulfomonile tiedjei DCB-1. Arch. Microbiol. 168:520-527.

18. Mohn, W.W., K. Westerberg, W.R. Cullen & K.J. Reimer. 1997. Aerobic biodegradation of biphenyl and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) by Arctic soil microorganisms. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 63:3378-3384

17. Mohn, W.W. & Stewart, G.R. 1997. Bacterial metabolism of chlorinated dehydroabietic acids occurring in pulp and paper mill effluents. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 63:3014-3020

16. Mohn, W.W. 1997. Indirect bioremediation: biodegradation of hydrocarbons on a commercial sorbent. Biodegradation 8:15-19.

15. Wilson, A.E. J., E.R.B. Moore and W.W. Mohn. 1996. Isolation and characterization of isopimaric acid-degrading bacteria from a sequencing batch reactor. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 62:3146-3151

14. Mohn, W.W. 1995. Bacteria obtained from a sequencing batch reactor that are capable of growth on dehydroabietic acid. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 61:2145-2150

13. Mohn, W.W., and R.M. Teather. 1995. Partial purification and characterization of Bfi57I and Bfi89I, restriction endonucleases form different strains of Butyrivibrio fibrisolvens. Gene 155:131-132

12. Cole, J.R., A.L. Cascarelli, W.W. Mohn, and J.M. Tiedje. 1994. Isolation and characterization of a novel bacterium growing via reductive dehalogenation of 2-chlorophenol. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 60:3536-3542

11. Mohn, W.W., and K.J. Kennedy. 1992. Reductive dehalogenation of chlorophenols by Desulfomonile tiedjei DCB-1. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 58:1367-1370

10. Mohn, W.W., and K.J. Kennedy. 1992. Limited degradation of chlorophenols by anaerobic sludge granules. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 58:2131-2136

9. Mohn, W.W., and J.M. Tiedje. 1992. Microbial Reductive Dehalogenation. Microbiol. Rev. 56:482-507

8. Morris, P.J., W.W. Mohn, J.F. Quensen III, J.M. Tiedje, and S.A. Boyd. 1992. Establishment of a PCB-degrading enrichment culture with predominantly meta-dechlorination. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 58:3088-3094

7. Kennedy, K.J., J. Lu, and W.W. Mohn. 1992. Biosorption of chlorophenols to anaerobic granular sludge. Water Res. 26:1085-1092

6. Mohn, W.W., and J.M. Tiedje. 1991. Evidence for chemiosmotic coupling of reductive dechlorination and ATP synthesis in Desulfomonile tiedjei. Arch. Microbiol. 157:1-6

5. Mohn, W.W., and J.M. Tiedje. 1990. Strain DCB-1 conserves energy for growth from reductive dechlorination coupled to formate oxidation. Arch. Microbiol. 153:267-271

4. Mohn, W.W., and J.M. Tiedje. 1990. Catabolic thiosulfate disproportionation and carbon dioxide reduction in strain DCB-1, the reductively dechlorinating anaerobe. J. Bacteriol. 172:2065-2070

3. Mohn, W.W., T.G. Linkfield, H.S. Pankratz, and J.M. Tiedje. 1990. Involvement of a collar structure in polar growth and cell division of strain DCB-1. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 56:1206-1211

2. Hoham, R.W., and W.W. Mohn. 1985. The optimum pH of four strains of acidophilic snow algae in the genus Chloromonas (Chlorophyta) and possible effects of acid precipitation. J. Phycol. 21:603-609

1. Crawford, R.L., and W.W. Mohn. 1985. Microbiological removal of pentachlorophenol from soil using a Flavobacterium. Enzyme Microb. Technol. 7:617-620

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