Department: Department of Physical Geography and Natural Resources
1.Ma K, R Conrad, Y Lu*. 2013. Dry/wet cycles change the activity and population dynamics of methanotrophs in rice field soil. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79:4932-4939.
2.Cheng L, J Rui, Q Li, H Zhang, Y Lu*. 2013. Enrichment and dynamics of novel syntrophs in a methanogenic hexadecane-degrading culture from a Chinese oilfield. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 83:757-766
3.Gan Y, Q Qiu, P Liu, J Rui, Y Lu*. 2012. Syntrophic oxidation of propionate in rice field soil at 15 and 30°C under methanogenic conditions. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78:4923-4932.
4.Conrad R, K Melanie, Y Lu, A Chidthaisong. 2012. Methanogenic pathway and archaeal communities in three different anoxic soils amended with rice straw and maize straw. Frontiers in Microbiology 3:4. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00004.
5.Conrad R, K Melanie, Q Yuan, Y Lu, A Chidthaisong. 2012. Stable carbon isotope fractionation, carbon flux partitioning and priming effects in anoxic soils during methanogenic degradation of straw and soil organic matter. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 49:193-199.
6.Lü Z, Y Lu*. 2012. Methanocella conradii sp. nov., a thermophilic, obligate hydrogenotrophic methanogen, isolated from Chinese rice field soil. PLoS ONE 7(4): e35279. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0035279.
7.Lü Z, Y Lu*. 2012. Complete genome sequence of a thermophilic methanogen, Methanocella conradii HZ254, isolated from Chinese rice field soil. Journal of Bacteriology 194:2398-2399.
8.Ke X, Y Lu*. 2012. Adaptation of ammonia-oxidizing microbes to environment shift of paddy field soil. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 80:87-97.
9.Yuan Q, P Liu, Y Lu*. 2012. Differential responses of nirK- and nirS-carrying bacteria to denitrifying conditions in the anoxic rice field soil. Environmental Microbiology Reports 4:113-122.
10.Ma K, R Conrad, Y Lu*. 2012. Responses of methanogen mcrA genes and their transcripts to an alternate dry/wet cycle of paddy field soil. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78:445-454.
11.Xu Y, K Ma, S Huang, L Liu, Y Lu*. 2012. Diel cycle of methanogen mcrA transcripts in rice rhizosphere. Environmental Microbiology Reports 4:655-663.
12.Cheng L, L Dai, X Li, H Zhang, Y Lu*. 2011. Isolation and characterization of Methanothermobacter crinale sp. nov., a novel hydrogenotrophic methanogen from the Shengli oil field. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77:5212-5219.
13.Rui J, Q Qiu, Y Lu*. 2011. Syntrophic acetate oxidation under thermophilic methanogenic condition in Chinese paddy field soil. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 77:264–273.
14.Liu P, Q Qiu, Y Lu*. 2011. Syntrophomonadaceae-affiliated species as active butyrate-utilizing syntrophs in paddy field soil. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77:3884-3887.
15.Ma K, Y Lu*. 2011. Regulation of microbial methane production and oxidation by intermittent drainage in rice field soil. FEME Microbiology Ecology 75: 446-456.
16.Yuan Y, R Conrad, Y Lu*. 2011. Transcriptional response of methanogen mcrA genes to oxygen exposure of rice field soil. Environmental Microbiology Reports 3:320-328.
17.Fan F, F Zhang, Y Lu*. 2011. Linking plant identity and interspecific competition to soil nitrogen cycling through ammonia oxidizer communities. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 43: 46-54.
18.Lu Y*, R Conrad. 2010. Stable Isotope Probing and Plants. In: JC Murrell and A Whiteley (eds). Stable Isotope Probing and Related Technologies. ASM Press, Washington, DC, pp 151-163.
19.Ma K, Q Qiu, Y Lu*. 2010. Microbial mechanism for rice variety control on methane emission from rice field soil. Global Change Biology 16: 3085-3095.
20.Chen# Y, L Wu#, R Boden, A Hillebrand, D Kumaresan1, H Moussard, M Baciu, Y Lu, JC Murrell. 2009. Life without light: microbial diversity and evidence of sulfur- and ammonium-based chemolithotrophy in Movile Cave. The ISME Journal 3:1094 – 1104. (#shared first author)
21.Qiu Q, R Conrad, Y Lu*. 2009. Cross feeding of methane carbon among bacteria on rice roots revealed by DNA-stable isotope probing. Environmental Microbiology Reports 1:355 – 361.
22.Rui J, J Peng, Y Lu*. 2009. Succession of bacterial populations during plant residue decomposition in rice field soil. Applied & Environmental Microbiology 75: 4879-4886.
23.Wang Y, X Ke, L Wu, Y Lu*. 2009. Community composition of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria and archaea in rice field soil as affected by nitrogen fertilization. Systematic & Applied Microbiology 32: 27-36.
24.Wu L, K Ma, Y Lu*. 2009. Prevalence of betaproteobacterial sequences in nifH gene pools associated with roots of modern rice cultivars. Microbial Ecology 57: 58-68.
25.Wu L, K Ma, Y Lu*. 2009. Rice roots select for type I methanotrophs in rice field soil. Systematic & Applied Microbiology 32: 421-428
26.Wu L, K Ma, Q Li, X Ke, Y Lu*. 2009. Composition of archaeal community in a paddy field as affected by rice cultivar and N fertilizer. Microbial Ecology 58:819 – 826.
27.Yuan Q, Y Lu*. 2009. Response of methanogenic archaeal community to nitrate addition in rice field soil. Environmental Microbiology Reports 1:362 – 369.
28.Yuan Y, R Conrad, Y Lu*. 2009. Responses of methanogenic archaeal community to oxygen exposure in rice field soil. Environmental Microbiology Reports 1:347 – 354.
29.Fan F, F Zhang, Z Qu, Y Lu*. 2008. Plant carbon partitioning below ground in the presence of different neighboring species. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 40:2266-2272.
30.Peng J, Z Lü, J Rui, Y Lu*. 2008. Dynamics of the methanogenic archaeal community during plant residue decomposition in an anoxic rice field soil. Applied & Environmental Microbiology 74:2894-2901.
31.Qiu Q, M Noll, W-R Abraham, Y Lu, R Conrad. 2008. Applying stable isotope probing of phospholipid fatty acids and rRNA in a Chinese rice field to study activity and composition of the methanotrophic bacterial communities in situ. The ISME Journal 2:602-614.
32.Yang L, FS Zhang, RZ Mao, XT Ju, XB Cai, Y Lu*. 2008. Conversion of natural ecosystems to cropland increases the soil net nitrogen mineralization and nitrification in Tibet. Pedosphere 18:699-706.
33.Lu Y, W-R Abraham, R Conrad. 2007. Spatial variation of active microbiota in the rice rhizosphere revealed by in situ stable isotope probing of phospholipid fatty acids. Environmental Microbiology 9:474-481.
34.Lu Y, D Rosencrantz, W Liesack, R Conrad. 2006. Structure and activity of bacterial community inhabiting rice roots and the rhizosphere. Environmental Microbiology 8: 1351-1360.
35.Lu Y, R Conrad. 2005. In situ stable isotope probing of methanogenic archaea in the rice rhizosphere. Science 309:1088-1090.
36.Lu Y, T Lueders, MW Friedrich, R Conrad. 2005. Detecting active methanogenic populations on rice roots using stable isotope probing. Environmental Microbiology 7:326-336.
37.Lu Y*, J Murase, A Watanabe, A Sugimoto, M Kimura. 2004. Linking microbial community dynamics to rhizosphere carbon flow in a wetland rice soil. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 48:179-186.