Applied and environmental microbiology (Appl Environ Microbiol)

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1 Use of nuclepore filters for counting bacteria by fluorescence microscopy. 1977 84.85
2 Introducing mothur: open-source, platform-independent, community-supported software for describing and comparing microbial communities. 2009 77.55
3 Naive Bayesian classifier for rapid assignment of rRNA sequences into the new bacterial taxonomy. 2007 60.97
4 Greengenes, a chimera-checked 16S rRNA gene database and workbench compatible with ARB. 2006 57.72
5 Profiling of complex microbial populations by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis analysis of polymerase chain reaction-amplified genes coding for 16S rRNA. 1993 51.00
6 UniFrac: a new phylogenetic method for comparing microbial communities. 2005 49.76
7 Combination of 16S rRNA-targeted oligonucleotide probes with flow cytometry for analyzing mixed microbial populations. 1990 34.40
8 Introducing DOTUR, a computer program for defining operational taxonomic units and estimating species richness. 2005 31.06
9 Determination of bacterial number and biomass in the marine environment. 1977 27.80
10 Methods of multilocus enzyme electrophoresis for bacterial population genetics and systematics. 1986 24.31
11 Bias caused by template annealing in the amplification of mixtures of 16S rRNA genes by PCR. 1996 20.84
12 High diversity in DNA of soil bacteria. 1990 19.16
13 Use of phylogenetically based hybridization probes for studies of ruminal microbial ecology. 1988 19.10
14 Phylogenetic approaches for describing and comparing the diversity of microbial communities. 2002 18.69
15 Rapid and simple determination of the Escherichia coli phylogenetic group. 2000 18.21
16 Bacterioplankton secondary production estimates for coastal waters of british columbia, antarctica, and california. 1980 17.65
17 Reduction of ferric iron in anaerobic, marine sediment and interaction with reduction of nitrate and sulfate. 1982 17.46
18 Characterization of microbial diversity by determining terminal restriction fragment length polymorphisms of genes encoding 16S rRNA. 1997 17.04
19 Quantitative comparisons of 16S rRNA gene sequence libraries from environmental samples. 2001 16.51
20 Comparison of two direct-count techniques for enumerating aquatic bacteria. 1977 16.42
21 Direct analysis of genes encoding 16S rRNA from complex communities reveals many novel molecular species within the human gut. 1999 16.09
22 New approach to the cultivation of methanogenic bacteria: 2-mercaptoethanesulfonic acid (HS-CoM)-dependent growth of Methanobacterium ruminantium in a pressureized atmosphere. 1976 15.95
23 At least 1 in 20 16S rRNA sequence records currently held in public repositories is estimated to contain substantial anomalies. 2005 15.41
24 DNA recovery from soils of diverse composition. 1996 15.02
25 Differential amplification of rRNA genes by polymerase chain reaction. 1992 14.96
26 Phylogenetic diversity of subsurface marine microbial communities from the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. 1993 14.89
27 Simple and rapid method for isolating large plasmid DNA from lactic streptococci. 1983 14.59
28 Counting the uncountable: statistical approaches to estimating microbial diversity. 2001 14.07
29 DNA Probe Method for the Detection of Specific Microorganisms in the Soil Bacterial Community. 1988 13.80
30 Molecular analysis of bacterial community structure and diversity in unimproved and improved upland grass pastures. 1999 13.32
31 Organic matter mineralization with reduction of ferric iron in anaerobic sediments. 1986 13.19
32 Integration of microbial ecology and statistics: a test to compare gene libraries. 2004 12.50
33 Pyrosequencing-based assessment of soil pH as a predictor of soil bacterial community structure at the continental scale. 2009 12.34
34 Quantitative and qualitative beta diversity measures lead to different insights into factors that structure microbial communities. 2007 11.88
35 Bacterial community structures of phosphate-removing and non-phosphate-removing activated sludges from sequencing batch reactors. 1995 11.83
36 Response of marine bacterioplankton to differential filtration and confinement. 1984 11.36
37 A new medium for the enumeration and subculture of bacteria from potable water. 1985 11.36
38 Effect of genome size and rrn gene copy number on PCR amplification of 16S rRNA genes from a mixture of bacterial species. 1995 11.09
39 Development of primer sets designed for use with the PCR to amplify conserved genes from filamentous ascomycetes. 1995 11.04
40 Novel mode of microbial energy metabolism: organic carbon oxidation coupled to dissimilatory reduction of iron or manganese. 1988 10.87
41 Molecular and microscopic identification of sulfate-reducing bacteria in multispecies biofilms. 1992 10.81
42 New screening software shows that most recent large 16S rRNA gene clone libraries contain chimeras. 2006 10.78
43 Temperature gradient gel electrophoresis analysis of 16S rRNA from human fecal samples reveals stable and host-specific communities of active bacteria. 1998 10.67
44 Bias in template-to-product ratios in multitemplate PCR. 1998 10.53
45 Simultaneous determination of the total number of aquatic bacteria and the number thereof involved in respiration. 1978 10.53
46 Molecular microbial diversity in soils from eastern Amazonia: evidence for unusual microorganisms and microbial population shifts associated with deforestation. 1997 10.52
47 Volatile Fatty acids and hydrogen as substrates for sulfate-reducing bacteria in anaerobic marine sediment. 1981 10.51
48 Effect of sulfate on carbon and electron flow during microbial methanogenesis in freshwater sediments. 1977 10.50
49 Microbial diversity in a hydrocarbon- and chlorinated-solvent-contaminated aquifer undergoing intrinsic bioremediation. 1998 10.17
50 Rapid method for direct extraction of DNA from soil and sediments. 1991 10.11
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