Publications using Tracers in Ecology


Duran K, M Kohlstedt, G van Erven, CE Klostermann, AHP America, E Bakx, JJP Baars, A Gorissen, R de Visser, RP de Vries, C Wittmann, RNJ Comans, TW Kuyper, MA Kabel. 2024.
From 13C-lignin to 13C-mycelium: Agaricus bisporus uses polymeric lignin as a carbon source.
Science Advances 10: eadl3419.

Schwab ST, TF Nelson, S Mecking. 2024.
Chemically recyclable and biodegradable vulcanized rubber.
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 12: 6281-6288.

Van Trijp MPH, M Rios-Morales, B Witteman, F Abegaz, A Gerding, R An, M Koehorst, B Evers, KCV van Dongen, EG Zoetendal, H Schols, LA Afman, D-J Reijngoud, BM Bakker, GJ Hooiveld.
Intraintestinal fermentation of fructo- and galacto-oligosaccharides and the fate of short-chain fatty acids in humans.
iScience 27: 109208.

Tasaki E, Y Mitaka, Y Takahashi, ASM Waliullah, Z Tamannaa, T Sakamoto, A Islam, M Kamiya, T Sato, S Aramaki, K Kikushima, M Horikawa, K Nakamura, T Kahyo, M Takata, M Setou, K Matsuura. 2023.
The royal food of termites shows king and queen specificity.
PNAS Nexus 2: pgad222.

Kou X, E. Morriën, Y Tian, X Zhang, C Lu, H Xie, W Liang, Q Li, C. Liang. 2023.
Exogenous carbon turnover within the soil food web strengthens soil carbon sequestration through microbial necromass accumulation.
Global Change Biology 29: 4069–4080.

Taipale SJ, C Rigaud, ML Calderini, MJ Kainz, M Pilecky, S Uusi-Heikkilä, JS Vesamäki, K Vuorio, M Tiirola. 2023.
The second life of terrestrial and plastic carbon as nutritionally valuable food for aquatic consumers.
Ecology Letters 26: 1336–1347.

Palmer M, JK Covington, E-M Zhou, SC Thomas, N Habib, CO Seymour, D Lai, J Johnston, A Hashimi, J-Y Jiao, AR Muok, L Liu, W-D Xian, X-Y Zhi, M-M Li, LP Silva, BP Bowen, K Louie, A Briegel, J Pett-Ridge, PK Weber, EI Tocheva, T Woyke, TR Northen, X Mayali, W-J Li, BP Hedlund. 2023.
Thermophilic Dehalococcoidia with unusual traits shed light on an unexpected past.
The ISME Journal 17: 952–966.

Ullah MR, Y Carrillo, FA Dijkstra. 2023.
Relative contributions of fungi and bacteria to litter decomposition under low and high soil moisture in an Australian grassland.
Applied Soil Ecology 182: 104737.

Miao Y, J Li, Y Li, Y Niu, T He, D Liu, W Ding. 2022.
Long-term compost amendment spurs cellulose decomposition by driving shifts in fungal community composition and promoting fungal diversity and phylogenetic relatedness.
mBio 13: e00323-22.

Conlon BH, D O’Tuama, A Michelsen, AJJ Crumière, JZ Shik. 2022.
A fungal symbiont converts provisioned cellulose into edible yield for its leafcutter ant farmers.
Biological Letters 18: 20220022.

Cai G. 2022.
Microbial process in organic matter stabilization in agricultural soil.
PhD Thesis. University of Hannover.

Shu X, Y Zou, LJ Shaw, L Todman, M Tibbett, T Sizmur. 2022.
Applying cover crop residues as diverse mixtures increases initial microbial assimilation of crop residue-derived carbon.
European Journal of Soil Science 73: e13232.

Miao Y, Y Niu, R Luo, Y Li, H Zheng, Y Kuzyakov, Z Chen, D Liu, W Ding. 2021.
Lower microbial carbon use efficiency reduces cellulose-derived carbon retention in soils amended with compost versus mineral fertilizers.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry: 108227.

McBride SG, M Choudoir, N Fierer, M Strickland L. 2020.
Volatile organic compounds from leaf litter decomposition alter soil microbial communities and carbon dynamics.
Ecology 101: e03130.

Najera F. 2020.
Effect of drying and rewetting and freezing and thawing cycles on soil carbon sequestration in a humid temperate forest soil: underlying mechanisms.
PhD Thesis. Universidad de la Frontera.

Najera F, MA Dippold, J Boy, O Seguel, M Koester, S Stock, C Merino, Y Kuzyakov, F Matus. 2020.
Effects of drying/rewetting on soil aggregate dynamics and implications for organic matter turnover.
Biology and Fertility of Soils 56: 893905.

Kalks F, P Liebmann, P Wordell-Dietrich, G Guggenberger, K Kalbitz, R Mikutta, M Helfrich, A Don. 2020.
Fate and stability of dissolved organic carbon in topsoils and subsoils under beech forests.
Biogeochemistry 148: 111–128.

Coonan EC, CA Kirkby, JA Kirkegaard, MR Amidy, CL Strong, AE Richardson. 2019.
Lime and nutrient addition affects the dynamics and fractions of soil carbon in a short-term incubation study with 13C-labeled wheat straw.
Soil Science 184: 43–51.

Preusser S, C Poll, S Marhan, G Angst, CW Mueller, J Bachmann, E Kandeler. 2019.
Fungi and bacteria respond differently to changing environmental conditions within a soil profile.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 137: 107543.

Vieira S, J Sikorski, A Gebala, RS Boeddinghaus, S Marhan, T Rennert, E Kandeler, J Overmann. 2019.
Bacterial colonization of minerals in grassland soils is selective and highly dynamic.
Environmental Microbiology 22: 917–933.

Kandeler E, A Gebala, RS Boeddinghaus, K Müller, T Rennert, M Soares, J Rousk, S Marhan S. 2019.
The mineralosphere – Succession and physiology of bacteria and fungicolonising pristine minerals in grassland soils under different land-use intensities.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 136: 107534.

Graeber D, B Gücker, R Wild, NS Wells, C Anlanger, N Kamjunke, H Norf, C Schmidt, M Brauns. 2019.
Biofilm-specific uptake does not explain differences in whole-stream DOC tracer uptake between a forest and an agricultural stream.
Biogeochemistry 144: 85–101.

Dvergedal H, J Ødegård, M Øverland, LT Mydland, G Klemetsdal. 2019.
Selection for feed efficiency in Atlantic salmon using individual indicator traits based on stable isotope profiling.
Genetics Selection Evolution 51: 13.

Miller RN. 2018.
Quantitative assessment of bacterial and fungal degradation of glucose and cellulose.
MsC Thesis. West Virginia University.

Di Lonardo DP, M Manrubi, W de Boer, H Zweers, GF Veen, A Van der Wal. 2018.
Relationship between home-field advantage of litter decomposition and priming of soil organic matter.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 126: 49–56.

Aye NS, CR Butterly, PWG Sale, C Tang. 2018.
Interactive effects of initial pH and nitrogen status on soil organic carbon priming by glucose and lignocellulose.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 123: 33-44.

Leinemann T. 2018.
Origin and fate of dissolved organic matter in the subsoil.
PhD Thesis. Leibniz University of Hannover.

Trevathan-Tackett SM, ACG Thomson, PJ Ralph, PI Macreadie. 2018.
Fresh carbon inputs to seagrass sediments induce variable microbial priming responses.
Science of the Total Environment 621: 663–669.

Wagner K, MM Bengtsson, RH Findlay, TJ Battin, AJ Ulseth. 2017.
High light intensity mediates a shift from allochthonous to autochthonous carbon use in phototrophic stream biofilms.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 122: 1806–1820.

Herzog CP. 2017.
Growth and decay of Scots pine roots.
PhD Thesis. ETH Zürich.

Mäkelä A, U Witte, P Archambault. 2017.
Benthic macroinfaunal community structure, resource utilisation and trophic relationships in two Canadian Arctic Archipelago polynyas.
PLoS ONE 12(8): e0183034.

Müller K, S Marhan, E Kandeler, C Poll. 2017.
Carbon flow from litter through soil microorganisms: From incorporation rates to mean residence times in bacteria and fungi.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 115: 187-196.

Mäkelä A, U Witte, P Archambault. 2017.
Ice algae versus phytoplankton: resource utilization by Arctic deep sea macroinfauna revealed through isotope labelling experiments.
Marine Ecology Progress Papers 572: 1–18.

Bastida F, IF Torres, T Hernández, C García. 2017.
The impacts of organic amendments: Do they confer stability against drought on the soil microbial community?
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 113: 173-183.

Preusser S, S Marhan, C Poll, E Kandeler. 2017.
Microbial community response to changes in substrate availability and habitat conditions in a reciprocal subsoil transfer experiment.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 105: 138-152.

Turner S, S Meyer-Stüve, A Schippers, G Guggenberger, F Schaarschmidt, B Wild, A Richter, R Dohrmann, R Mikutta. 2017.
Microbial utilization of mineral-associated nitrogen in soils.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 104: 185-196.

Orgill SE, JR Condon, CA Kirkby, BA Orchard, MK Conyers, RSB Greene, BW Murphy. 2017.
Soil with high organic carbon concentration continues to sequester carbon with increasing carbon inputs.
Geoderma 285: 151-163.

Öquist MG, B Erhagen, M Haei, T Sparrman, U Ilstedt, J Schleucher, MB Nilsson. 2017.
The effect of temperature and substrate quality on the carbon use efficiency of saprotrophic decomposition.
Plant and Soil 414: 113–125.

Guhr A. 2016.
Adaptions of saprotrophic filamentous fungi to drought stress in soils: Hydraulic redistribution through mycelia networks and transcriptional responses.
PhD Thesis. University of Bayreuth.

Guhr A , C Marzini, W Borken, C Poll, E Matzner. 2016.
Effect of water redistribution by two distinct saprotrophic fungi on carbon mineralization and nitrogen translocation in dry soil.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 103: 380-387.

Heijboer A, HFM ten Berge, PC de Ruiter, H Bracht Jørgensen, GA Kowalchuk, J Bloem. 2016.
Plant biomass, soil microbial community structure and nitrogen cycling under different organic amendment regimes; a 15N tracer-based approach.
Applied Soil Ecology 107: 251-260.

Wild B, N Gentsch, P Čapek, K Diáková, RJ Eloy Alves, J Bárta, A Gittel, G Hugelius, A Knoltsch, P Kuhry, N Lashchinskiy, R Mikutta4, J Palmtag, C Schleper, J Schnecker, O Shibistova, M Takriti VL Torsvik, T Urich, M Watzka, H Šantrůčková, G Guggenberger, A Richter. 2016.
Plant-derived compounds stimulate the decomposition of organic matter in arctic permafrost soils.
NATURE – Scientific Reports 6: 25607.

Ward ND, TS Bianchi, HO Sawakuchi, W Gagne-Maynard, AC Cunha, DC Brito, V Neu, A de Matos Valerio, R da Silva, AV Krusche, JE Richey, RG Keil. 2016.
The reactivity of plant-derived organic matter and the potential importance of priming effects along the lower Amazon River.
Journal of Geophysical Research 121: 1522-1539.

Lux G. 2016.
Einfluss organischer Düngung auf Ertrag, symbiotische N2-Fixierung und Nährstoffaufnahme von Saatplatterbse (Lathyrus sativus L.), Ackerbohne (Vicia faba L.) und Rotklee (Trifolium pratense L.) sowie auf Ertrag eines nachfolgenden Winterweizens (Triticum aestivum L.).
PhD Thesis. Humboldt University of Berlin.

Verbruggen E, J Jansa, EC Hammer, MC Rillig. 2016.
Do arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi stabilize litter-derived carbon in soil?
Journal of Ecology 104: 261-269.

Gontikaki E, B. Thornton, T Cornulier, U Witte. 2015.
Occurrence of priming in the degradation of lignocellulose in marine sediments.
PLoS ONE 10: e0143917. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0143917.

Read D, WE Huang, AS Whiteley. 2015.
Single Cell Microbial Ecophysiology with Raman-FISH.
Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Protocols (McGenity TJ et al., eds), Springer Protocols Handbooks, doi 10.1007/8623_2015_153.

Koranda M, C Kaiser, L Fuchslueger, B Kitzler, A Sessitsch, S Zechmeister-Boltenstern, A Richter. 2014.
Fungal and bacterial utilization of organic substrates depends on substrate complexity and N availability.
FEMS Microbiology Ecology 87: 142–152.

Whitaker J, N Ostle, NP McNamara, AT Nottingham, RD Bardgett, AW Stott, N Salinas, AJQ Ccahuana, P Meir. 2014.
Microbial carbon mineralization in tropical lowland and montane forest soils of Peru.
Frontiers in Microbiology 5: 720.

Wild B, J Schnecker, RJE Alves, P Barsukov, J Bárta, P Capek, N Gentsch, A Gittel, G Guggenberger, N Lashchinskiy, R Mikutta, O Rusalimova, H Santrucková, O Shibistova, T Urich, M Wazka, G Zrazhevskaya, A Richter. 2014.
Input of easily available organic C and N stimulates microbial decomposition of soil organic matter in arctic permafrost soil.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 75: 143–151.

Whitaker J, N Ostle, AT Nottingham, A Ccahuana, N Salinas, RD Bardgett, P Meir, NP McNamara. 2014.
Microbial community composition explains soil respiration responses to changing carbon inputs along an Andes-to-Amazon elevation gradient.
Journal of Ecology 102: 1058-1071.

Wu Y, R Conrad. 2014.
Ammonia oxidation dependent growth of group I.1b thaumarchaeota in acidic red soil microcosms.
FEMS Microbiology Ecology 89: 127-134.

Koranda M. 2013.
Effects of resource availability and microbial community composition on microbial decomposition processes in beech forest soil.
PhD Thesis. University of Wien.

Koranda M, C Kaiser, L Fuchslueger, B Kitzler, A Sessitsch, S Zechmeister-Boltenstern, A Richter. 2013.
Seasonal variation in functional properties of microbial communities in beech forest soil.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 60: 95-104.

Carpenter KJ, PK Weber, ML Davisson, J Pett-Ridge, MI Haverty, PJ Keeling. 2013.
Correlated SEM, FIB-SEM, TEM, and NanoSIMS imaging of microbes from the hindgut of a lower termite: Methods for in situ functional and ecological studies of uncultivable microbes.
Microscopy and Microanalysis 19: 1490-1501.

Erhagen B. 2013.
Temperature Sensitivity of Soil Carbon Decomposition – Molecular Controls and Environmental Feedbacks
PhD Thesis. University of Umea.

Hunter WR, A Jamieson, VAI Huvenne, U Witte. 2013.
Sediment community responses to marine vs. terrigenous organic matter in a submarine canyon.
Biogeosciences 10: 67–80.

Nocentini C, B Guenet, E di Mattia, G Certini, G Bardoux, C Rumpel. 2010.
Charcoal mineralisation potential of microbial inocula from burned and unburned forest soil with and without substrate addition.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 42: 1472-1478

Schellenberger S, S Kolb, HL Drake. 2010.
Metabolic responses of novel cellulolytic and saccharolytic agricultural soil Bacteria to oxygen. (see Applications)
Environmental Microbiology 12: 845-861.

Waldrop MP, JW Harden. 2008.
Interactive effects of wildfire and permafrost on microbial communities and soil processes in an Alaskan black spruce forest. (see Applications)
Global Change Biology 14: 1-12.

Vigano I, H van Weelden, R Holzinger, F Keppler, T Röckmann. 2008.
Effects of UV radiation and temperature on the emission of methane from plant biomass and structural components.
Biogeosciences Discussions 5: 243-270.

Larsen T, A Gorissen, PH Krogh, M Ventura, J Magid. 2007.
Assimilation dynamics of soil carbon and nitrogen by wheat roots and Collembola.
Plant and Soil 295: 253-264. Ask a reprint