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Research Output 1989 2019

  • 8579 Citations
  • 52 h-Index
  • 127 Article
  • 4 Chapter
  • 1 Comment/debate
2019
5 Citations (Scopus)

Cyanobacterial biocrust diversity in Mediterranean ecosystems along a latitudinal and climatic gradient

Muñoz-Martín, M. Á., Becerra-Absalón, I., Perona, E., Fernández-Valbuena, L., Garcia-Pichel, F. & Mateo, P., Jan 1 2019, In : New Phytologist. 221, 1, p. 123-141 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyanobacteria
Ecosystem
ecosystems
Microcoleus vaginatus
Scytonema
5 Citations (Scopus)

Nursing biocrusts: isolation, cultivation, and fitness test of indigenous cyanobacteria

Giraldo-Silva, A., Nelson, C., Barger, N. N. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Jan 1 2019, In : Restoration Ecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil crusts
soil crust
breast feeding
Cyanobacteria
cyanobacterium

Optimizing the production of nursery-based biological soil crusts for restoration of arid land soils

Bethany, J., Giraldo-Silva, A., Nelson, C., Barger, N. N. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Jan 1 2019, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 85, 15, e00735-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
soil crusts
soil crust
Nurseries
arid lands
Soil
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Microbiota
Cyanobacteria
Nitrogen
Soil
Carbon Monoxide
2 Citations (Scopus)

Timing the evolutionary advent of cyanobacteria and the later great oxidation event using gene phylogenies of a sunscreen

Garcia-Pichel, F., Lombard, J., Soule, T., Dunaj, S., Wu, S. H. & Wojciechowski, M., May 1 2019, In : mBio. 10, 3, e00561-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Sunscreening Agents
Cyanobacteria
Phylogeny
Operon
Photosynthesis
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

A new niche for anoxygenic phototrophs as endoliths

Roush, D., Couradeau, E., Guida, B., Neuer, S. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Feb 1 2018, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 84, 4, e02055-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

photosynthetic bacteria
autotrophs
niche
niches
Bacteria
6 Citations (Scopus)

Establishing rates of lateral expansion of cyanobacterial biological soil crusts for optimal restoration

Sorochkina, K., Velasco Ayuso, S. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Jun 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Plant and Soil. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil crusts
soil crust
motility
inoculation
Cyanobacteria
1 Citation (Scopus)

Flux balance modeling to predict bacterial survival during pulsed-activity events

Jose, N. A., Lau, R., Swenson, T. L., Klitgord, N., Garcia-Pichel, F., Bowen, B. P., Baran, R. & Northen, T. R., Apr 16 2018, In : Biogeosciences. 15, 7, p. 2219-2229 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil crust
wetting
soil crusts
spectroscopy
crust
2 Citations (Scopus)

Large blooms of Bacillales (Firmicutes) underlie the response to wetting of cyanobacterial biocrusts at various stages of maturity

Karaoz, U., Couradeau, E., da Rocha, U. N., Lim, H. C., Northen, T., Garcia-Pichel, F. & Brodie, E. L., Mar 1 2018, In : mBio. 9, 2, e01366-16.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacillales
Soil
Ecosystem
Cyanobacteria
Carbon Sequestration
7 Citations (Scopus)

Possible nitrogen fertilization of the early Earth Ocean by microbial continental ecosystems

Thomazo, C., Couradeau, E. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Dec 1 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 1, 2530.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrogen Cycle
fertilization
ecosystems
Fertilization
Oceans and Seas
6 Citations (Scopus)

The Widely Conserved ebo Cluster Is Involved in Precursor Transport to the Periplasm during Scytonemin Synthesis in Nostoc punctiforme

Klicki, K., Ferreira, D., Hamill, D., Dirks, B., Mitchell, N. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Nov 27 2018, In : mBio. 9, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nostoc
Periplasm
Cyanobacteria
Multigene Family
Operon
2017

Carbon fixation from mineral carbonates

Guida, B. S., Bose, M. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Dec 1 2017, In : Nature Communications. 8, 1, 1025.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbonate minerals
Carbon Cycle
Carbonates
Minerals
carbonates
8 Citations (Scopus)

Diversity and mineral substrate preference in endolithic microbial communities from marine intertidal outcrops (Isla de Mona, Puerto Rico)

Couradeau, E., Roush, D., Guida, B. S. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Jan 23 2017, In : Biogeosciences. 14, 2, p. 311-324 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

substrate preference
Puerto Rico
microbial communities
microbial community
outcrop
6 Citations (Scopus)

Exposure to predicted precipitation patterns decreases population size and alters community structure of cyanobacteria in biological soil crusts from the Chihuahuan Desert

Fernandes, V. M. C., Machado de Lima, N. M., Roush, D., Rudgers, J., Collins, S. L. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Environmental Microbiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chihuahuan Desert
soil crusts
soil crust
Cyanobacteria
Population Density
9 Citations (Scopus)

Extensive Turnover of Compatible Solutes in Cyanobacteria Revealed by Deuterium Oxide (D2O) Stable Isotope Probing

Baran, R., Lau, R., Bowen, B. P., Diamond, S., Jose, N., Garcia-Pichel, F. & Northen, T. R., Mar 17 2017, In : ACS Chemical Biology. 12, 3, p. 674-681 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Deuterium Oxide
Cyanobacteria
Metabolites
Isotopes
Synechococcus
24 Citations (Scopus)

Microbial nursery production of high-quality biological soil crust biomass for restoration of degraded dryland soils

Ayuso, S. V., Silva, A. G., Nelson, C., Barger, N. N. & Garcia-Pichel, F., 2017, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 83, 3, e02179-16.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil crusts
soil crust
Nurseries
arid lands
Biomass
2016
50 Citations (Scopus)

Bacteria increase arid-land soil surface temperature through the production of sunscreens

Couradeau, E., Karaoz, U., Lim, H. C., Nunes Da Rocha, U., Northen, T., Brodie, E. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Jan 20 2016, In : Nature Communications. 7, 10373.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

arid lands
Sun hoods
Sunscreening Agents
bacteria
surface temperature
2 Citations (Scopus)

Description of Deinococcus oregonensis sp. nov., from biological soil crusts in the Southwestern arid lands of the United States of America

Gundlapally, S. R. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Aug 11 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Archives of Microbiology. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Deinococcus
Soil
Gram-Positive Rods
Galactosidases
Soils
9 Citations (Scopus)
nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria
soil crusts
Nitrogen Fixation
Cyanobacteria
Ammonia
Carbonates
Cyanobacteria
Genome
Genes
10 Citations (Scopus)
Carbonates
Cyanobacteria
Cell Differentiation
Calcium
Coral Reefs
7 Citations (Scopus)
Nostoc
Sunscreening Agents
Genes
Cyanobacteria
Operon
30 Citations (Scopus)

Non-cyanobacterial diazotrophs mediate dinitrogen fixation in biological soil crusts during early crust formation

Pepe-Ranney, C., Koechli, C., Potrafka, R., Andam, C., Eggleston, E., Garcia-Pichel, F. & Buckley, D. H., Feb 1 2016, In : ISME Journal. 10, 2, p. 287-298 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil crusts
soil crust
Nitrogen Fixation
nitrogen-fixing bacteria
nitrogen fixation
2015
4 Citations (Scopus)

Ammonia-oxidizing archaea respond positively to inorganic nitrogen addition in desert soils

Marusenko, Y., Garcia-Pichel, F. & Hall, S., 2015, In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 91, 2, iu023.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

desert soil
Archaea
inorganic nitrogen
Ammonia
Nitrogen
8 Citations (Scopus)
Pseudomonas
Soil
rRNA Genes
Raffinose
Cellobiose
56 Citations (Scopus)

Exometabolite niche partitioning among sympatric soil bacteria

Baran, R., Brodie, E. L., Mayberry-Lewis, J., Hummel, E., Da Rocha, U. N., Chakraborty, R., Bowen, B. P., Karaoz, U., Cadillo-Quiroz, H., Garcia-Pichel, F. & Northen, T. R., Sep 22 2015, In : Nature Communications. 6, 8289.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bacteria
soils
Bacteria
Soil
metabolites
11 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrogen export from intertidal cyanobacterial mats: sources, fluxes and the influence of community composition

Hoffmann, D., Maldonado, J., Wojciechowski, M. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Oct 1 2015, In : Environmental Microbiology. 17, 10, p. 3738-3753 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrogen Fixation
Photosynthesis
Cyanobacteria
Periodicity
Mexico
22 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation of a significant fraction of non-phototroph diversity from a desert biological soil crust

da Rocha, U. N., Cadillo-Quiroz, H., Karaoz, U., Rajeev, L., Klitgord, N., Dunn, S., Truong, V., Buenrostro, M., Bowen, B. P., Garcia-Pichel, F., Mukhopadhyay, A., Northen, T. R. & Brodie, E. L., 2015, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 6, MAR, 277.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil
Metagenome
Axenic Culture
Food
Sequence Homology
2014
13 Citations (Scopus)

Modern terrestrial sedimentary biostructures and their fossil analogs in mesoproterozoic subaerial deposits

Beraldi-Campesi, H., Farmer, J. & Garcia-Pichel, F., 2014, In : Palaios. 29, 1, p. 45-54 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sedimentary structure
microbial communities
fossils
fossil
desiccation
6 Citations (Scopus)
Hydrogenase
Cyanobacteria
Hydrogen
Fermentation
Reducing Agents
2013
26 Citations (Scopus)

Ammonia-oxidizing archaea and bacteria are structured by geography in biological soil crusts across North American arid lands

Marusenko, Y., Bates, S. T., Anderson, I., Johnson, S. L., Soule, T. & Garcia-Pichel, F., 2013, In : Ecological Processes. 2, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil crust
ammonia
bacterium
desert
crust
12 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative genomic analyses of the cyanobacterium, Lyngbya aestuarii BL J, a powerful hydrogen producer

Kothari, A., Vaughn, M. & Garcia-Pichel, F., 2013, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 4, DEC, Article 363.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyanobacteria
Hydrogen
Genome
Proteins
Polyhydroxyalkanoates
32 Citations (Scopus)

Cyanobacterial responses to UV radiation

Castenholz, R. W. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Jul 1 2013, Ecology of Cyanobacteria II: Their Diversity in Space and Time. Springer Netherlands, Vol. 9789400738553. p. 481-499 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

ultraviolet radiation
Radiation
microorganism
cyanobacterium
Cyanobacteria
27 Citations (Scopus)
rRNA Genes
Gelatinases
DNA
Base Composition
Phosphoric Monoester Hydrolases
91 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic cyanobacterial response to hydration and dehydration in a desert biological soil crust

Rajeev, L., Da Rocha, U. N., Klitgord, N., Luning, E. G., Fortney, J., Axen, S. D., Shih, P. M., Bouskill, N. J., Bowen, B. P., Kerfeld, C. A., Garcia-Pichel, F., Brodie, E. L., Northen, T. R. & Mukhopadhyay, A., Nov 2013, In : ISME Journal. 7, 11, p. 2178-2191 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Desiccation
soil crusts
soil crust
dehydration (animal physiology)
desiccation (plant physiology)
25 Citations (Scopus)

Functional genomics of novel secondary metabolites from diverse cyanobacteria using untargeted metabolomics

Baran, R., Ivanova, N. N., Jose, N., Garcia-Pichel, F., Kyrpides, N. C., Gugger, M. & Northen, T. R., Oct 2013, In : Marine Drugs. 11, 10, p. 3617-3631 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Betaine
Metabolomics
Cyanobacteria
Genomics
Oligosaccharides
102 Citations (Scopus)

Temperature drives the continental-scale distribution of key microbes in topsoil communities

Garcia-Pichel, F., Loza, V., Marusenko, Y., Mateo, P. & Potrafka, R. M., 2013, In : Science. 340, 6140, p. 1574-1577 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyanobacteria
Temperature
Soil
Global Warming
North America
11 Citations (Scopus)

The global response of nostoc punctiforme ATCC 29133 to UVA stress, assessed in a temporal DNA microarray study

Soule, T., Gao, Q., Stout, V. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Mar 2013, In : Photochemistry and Photobiology. 89, 2, p. 415-423 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nostoc
Microarrays
Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis
genes
deoxyribonucleic acid
10 Citations (Scopus)

Ultraviolet photoprotective compounds from cyanobacteria in biomedical applications

Soule, T. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Nov 30 2013, Cyanobacteria: An Economic Perspective. Wiley Blackwell, p. 119-143 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Sun hoods
Sunscreening Agents
Cyanobacteria
Ultraviolet radiation
ultraviolet radiation
2012
11 Citations (Scopus)

Benthic bacterial diversity from freshwater tufas of the Iberian Range (Spain)

Beraldi-Campesi, H., Arenas-Abad, C., Garcia-Pichel, F., Arellano-Aguilar, O., Auqué, L., Vázquez-Urbez, M., Sancho, C., Osácar, C. & Ruiz-Velasco, S., May 2012, In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 80, 2, p. 363-379 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Piedra
Acidobacteria
Deltaproteobacteria
Betaproteobacteria
Bacteroidetes
13 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of a marine cyanobacterium that bores into carbonates and the redescription of the genus mastigocoleus

Ramírez-Reinat, E. L. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Jun 2012, In : Journal of Phycology. 48, 3, p. 740-749 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vegetative cells
boring
redescriptions
trichomes
carbonates
16 Citations (Scopus)

Diversity in hydrogen evolution from bidirectional hydrogenases in cyanobacteria from terrestrial, freshwater and marine intertidal environments

Kothari, A., Potrafka, R. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Nov 30 2012, In : Journal of Biotechnology. 162, 1, p. 105-114 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogenase
Cyanobacteria
Fresh Water
Hydrogen
Hydrogen production
56 Citations (Scopus)

Nitrogen cycling in desert biological soil crusts across biogeographic regions in the Southwestern United States

Strauss, S. L., Day, T. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Apr 2012, In : Biogeochemistry. 108, 1-3, p. 171-182 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil crust
Nitrogen
desert
Soils
nitrogen
39 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns of diversity for fungal assemblages of biological soil crusts from the southwestern United States

Bates, S. T., Nash, T. H. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Mar 2012, In : Mycologia. 104, 2, p. 353-361 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Southwestern United States
soil crusts
soil crust
Soil
fungal communities
13 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of Ca2+-ATPase-mediated carbonate dissolution among cyanobacterial euendoliths

Ramírez-Reinat, E. L. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Jan 2012, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78, 1, p. 7-13 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ca2-transporting ATPase
Calcium-Transporting ATPases
Carbonates
boring
carbonates
19 Citations (Scopus)

Soil microbial carbon and nitrogen transformations at a glacial foreland on Anvers Island, Antarctic Peninsula

Strauss, S. L., Garcia-Pichel, F. & Day, T., Sep 2012, In : Polar Biology. 35, 10, p. 1459-1471 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Islands
Nitrogen
Soil
Carbon
carbon
26 Citations (Scopus)

The phototrophic way of life

Overmann, J. & Garcia-Pichel, F., Apr 1 2012, The Prokaryotes: Prokaryotic Communities and Ecophysiology. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Vol. 9783642301230. p. 203-257 55 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Electromagnetic Radiation
Photosynthesis
Atmosphere
Geothermal Energy
Growth
75 Citations (Scopus)

The role of the exopolysaccharides in enhancing hydraulic conductivity of biological soil crusts

Rossi, F., Potrafka, R. M., Garcia-Pichel, F. & De Philippis, R., Mar 2012, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 46, p. 33-40 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil crusts
soil crust
exopolysaccharides
hydraulic conductivity
Soil
2011
41 Citations (Scopus)
Nostoc
Hand Strength
Ligases
Glycine
Anabaena variabilis