Microbiology Publications in the 1990s


Dunn, A. K., & Handelsman, J. (1999). A vector for promoter trapping in Bacillus cereus. Gene, 226(2), 297-305. doi.org/10.1016/S0378-1119(98)00544-7

Emmert, E. A. B., & Handelsman, J. (1999). Biocontrol of plant disease: a (Gram-) positive perspective. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 171(1), 1-9.

Raffel, S. J., Kazmar, E. R., Winberg, R., Oplinger, E. S., Handelsman, J., Goodman, R. M., & Grau, C. R. (1999). First report of root rot of soybeans caused by Corynespora cassiicola in Wisconsin. Plant Disease, 83(7), 696. doi.org/10.1094/PDIS.1999.83.7.696B

Rondon, M. R., Goodman, R. M., & Handelsman, J. (1999). The Earth’s bounty: assessing and accessing soil microbial diversity. Trends in Biotechnology, 17(10), 403-409. doi.org/10.1016/S0167-7799(99)01352-9

Rondon, M. R., Raffel, S. J., Goodman, R. M., & Handelsman, J. (1999). Toward functional genomics in bacteria: Analysis of gene expression in Escherichia coli from a bacterial artificial chromosome library of Bacillus cereus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 96(11), 6451-6455. doi.org/10.1073/pnas.96.11.6451

Shang, H. Z., Chen, J. J., Handelsman, J., & Goodman, R. M. (1999). Behavior of Pythium torulosum zoospores during their interaction with tobacco roots and Bacillus cereus. Current Microbiology, 38(4), 199-204. doi.org/10.1007/Pl00006787

Smith, K. P., Handelsman, J., & Goodman, R. M. (1999). Genetic basis in plants for interactions with disease-suppressive bacteria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 96(9), 4786-4790. doi.org/10.1073/pnas.96.9.4786

Stohl, E. A., Brady, S. F., Clardy, J., & Handelsman, J. (1999). ZmaR, a novel and widespread antibiotic resistance determinant that acetylates zwittermicin A. Journal of Bacteriology, 181(17), 5455-5460. doi.org/10.1128/Jb.181.17.5455-5460.1999

Stohl, E. A., Milner, J. L., & Handelsman, J. (1999). Zwittermicin A biosynthetic cluster. Gene, 237(2), 403-411. doi.org/10.1016/S0378-1119(99)00315-7


Biermann, B. J., de Banzie, J. S., Handelsman, J., Thompson, J. F., & Madison, J. T. (1998). Methionine and sulfate increase a Bowman-Birk-type protease inhibitor and its messenger RNA in soybeans. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 46(7), 2858-2862. doi.org/10.1021/jf971086r

Emmert, E. A. B., Milner, J. L., Lee, J. C., Pulvermacher, K. L., Olivares, H. A., Clardy, J., & Handelsman, J. (1998). Effect of canavanine from alfalfa seeds on the population biology of Bacillus cereus. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 64(12), 4683-4688.

Goodman, R. M., Bintrim, S. B., Handelsman, J., Quirino, B. F., Rosas, J. C., Simon, H. M., & Smith, K. P. (1998). A dirty look: Soil microflora and rhizosphere microbiology. In: H. E. Flores, J. P. Lynch, & D. Eissenstat (Eds.), Radical Biology: Advances and Perspectives on the Function of Plant Roots, (pp. 219-231). American Society of Plant Physiologists.

Handelsman, J., Rondon, M. R., Brady, S. F., Clardy, J., & Goodman, R. M. (1998). Molecular biological access to the chemistry of unknown soil microbes: A new frontier for natural products. Chemistry & Biology, 5(10), R245-R249. doi.org/10.1016/S1074-5521(98)90108-9

O’Connell, K. P., Raffel, S. J., Saville, B. J., & Handelsman, J. (1998). Mutants of Rhizobium tropici strain CIAT899 that do not induce chlorosis in plants. Microbiology, 144(9), 2607-2617. doi.org/10.1099/00221287-144-9-2607

Rosas, J. C., Castro, J. A., Robleto, E. A., & Handelsman, J. (1998). A method for screening Phaseolus vulgaris L. germplasm for preferential nodulation with a selected Rhizobium etli strain. Plant and Soil, 203(1), 71-78. doi.org/10.1023/A:1004346114558

Silo-Suh, L. A., Stabb, E. V., Raffel, S. J., & Handelsman, J. (1998). Target range of zwittermicin A, an aminopolyol antibiotic from Bacillus cereus. Current Microbiology, 37(1), 6-11.

Stabb, E. V., & Handelsman, J. (1998). Genetic analysis of zwittermicin A resistance in Escherichia coli: Effects on membrane potential and RNA polymerase. Molecular Microbiology, 27(2), 311-322. doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2958.1998.00678.x


Bintrim, S. B., Donohue, T. J., Handelsman, J., Roberts, G. P., & Goodman, R. M. (1997). Molecular phylogeny of archaea from soil. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 94(1), 277-282. doi.org/10.1073/pnas.94.1.277

Bittinger, M. A., Milner, J. L., Saville, B. J., & Handelsman, J. (1997). rosR, a determinant of nodulation competitiveness in Rhizobium etli. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 10(2), 180-186. doi.org/10.1094/Mpmi.1997.10.2.180

Milner, J., Silo-Suh, L., Goodman, R. M., & Handelsman, J. (1997). Antibiosis and beyond: Genetic diversity, microbial communities, and biological control. In: D. A. Andow, D. W. Ragsdale, & R. F. Nyvall (Eds.), Ecological Interactions and Biological Control (pp. 107-127). CRC Press.

Smith, K. P., Handelsman, J., & Goodman, R. M. (1997). Modeling dose-response relationships in biological control: Partitioning host responses to the pathogen and biocontrol agent. Phytopathology, 87(7), 720-729. doi.org/10.1094/Phyto.1997.87.7.720


Chen, J., Jacobson, L. M., Handelsman, J., & Goodman, R. M. (1996). Compatibility of systemic acquired resistance and microbial biocontrol for suppression of plant disease in a laboratory assay. Molecular Ecology, 5(1), 73-80. doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.1996.tb00292.x

Gilbert, G. S., Clayton, M. K., Handelsman, J., & Parke, J. L. (1996). Use of cluster and discriminant analyses to compare rhizosphere bacterial communities following biological perturbation. Microbial Ecology, 32(2), 123-147.

Handelsman, J., & Stabb, E. V. (1996). Biocontrol of soilborne plant pathogens. Plant Cell, 8(10), 1855-1869. doi.org/10.2307/3870235

Milner, J. L., Silo-Suh, L., Lee, J. C., He, H. Y., Clardy, J., & Handelsman, J. (1996). Production of kanosamine by Bacillus cereus UW85. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 62(8), 3061-3065. doi.org/10.1128/Aem.62.8.3061-3065.1996

Milner, J. L., Stohl, E. A., & Handelsman, J. (1996). Zwittermicin A resistance gene from Bacillus cereus. Journal of Bacteriology, 178(14), 4266-4272. doi.org/10.1128/jb.178.14.4266-4272.1996

OConnell, K. P., Goodman, R. M., & Handelsman, J. (1996). Engineering the rhizosphere: Expressing a bias. Trends in Biotechnology, 14(3), 83-88. doi.org/10.1016/0167-7799(96)80928-0

Raffel, S. J., Stabb, E. V., Milner, J. L., & Handelsman, J. (1996). Genotypic and phenotypic analysis of zwittermicin A-producing strains of Bacillus cereus. Microbiology, 142, 3425-3436. doi.org/10.1099/13500872-142-12-3425


Milner, J. L., Raffel, S. J., Lethbridge, B. J., & Handelsman, J. (1995). Culture conditions that influence accumulation of zwittermicin A by Bacillus cereus UW85. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 43(4), 685-691.

Osburn, R. M., Milner, J. L., Oplinger, E. S., Smith, R. S., & Handelsman, J. (1995). Effect of Bacillus cereus UW85 on the yield of soybean at two field sites in Wisconsin. Plant Disease, 79(6), 551-556. doi.org/10.1094/Pd-79-0551


Araujo, R. S., Robleto, E. A., & Handelsman, J. (1994). A hydrophobic mutant of Rhizobium etli altered in nodulation competitiveness and growth in the rhizosphere. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 60(5), 1430-1436. doi.org/10.1128/Aem.60.5.1430-1436.1994

Gilbert, G. S., Handelsman, J., & Parke, J. L. (1994). Root camouflage and disease control. Phytopathology, 84(3), 222-225.

He, H. Y., Silosuh, L. A., Handelsman, J., & Clardy, J. (1994). Zwittermicin A, an antifungal and plant protection agent from Bacillus cereus. Tetrahedron Letters, 35(16), 2499-2502. doi.org/10.1016/S0040-4039(00)77154-1

Silo-Suh, L. A., Lethbridge, B. J., Raffel, S. J., He, H., Clardy, J., & Handelsman, J. (1994). Biological activities of two fungistatic antibiotics produced by Bacillus cereus UW85. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 60(6), 2023-2030.

Stabb, E. V., Jacobson, L. M., & Handelsman, J. (1994). Zwittermicin A-producing strains of Bacillus cereus from diverse soils. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 60(12), 4404-4412. doi.org/10.1128/Aem.60.12.4404-4412.1994


Beattie, G. A., & Handelsman, J. (1993). Evaluation of a strategy for identifying nodulation competitiveness genes in Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar phaseoli. Journal of General Microbiology, 139(3), 529-538. doi.org/10.1099/00221287-139-3-529

Gilbert, G. S., Parke, J. L., Clayton, M. K., & Handelsman, J. (1993). Effects of an introduced bacterium on bacterial communities on roots. Ecology, 74(3), 840-854. doi.org/10.2307/1940810

Halverson, L. J., Clayton, M. K., & Handelsman, J. (1993a). Population biology of Bacillus cereus UW85 in the rhizosphere of field-grown soybeans. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 25(4), 485-493. doi.org/10.1016/0038-0717(93)90074-L

Halverson, L. J., Clayton, M. K., & Handelsman, J. (1993b). Variable stability of antibiotic-resistance markers in Bacillus cereus UW85 in the soybean rhizosphere in the field. Molecular Ecology, 2(2), 65-78. doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.1993.tb00001.x

O’Connell, K. P., & Handelsman, J. (1993). Foliar chlorosis in symbiotic host and non-host plants induced by Rhizobium tropici type B strains. Applied Environmental Microbiology, 59(7), 2184-2189.

Smith, K. P., Havey, M. J., & Handelsman, J. (1993). Suppression of cottony leak of cucumber with Bacillus cereus strain UW85. Plant Disease, 77(2), 139-142. doi.org/10.1094/Pd-77-0139


Milner, J. L., Araujo, R. S., & Handelsman, J. (1992). Molecular and symbiotic characterization of exopolysaccharide-deficient mutants of Rhizobium tropici strain CIAT899. Molecular Microbiology, 6(21), 3137-3147. doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2958.1992.tb01770.x


Halverson, L. J., & Handelsman, J. (1991). Enhancement of soybean nodulation by Bacillus cereus UW85 in the field and in a growth chamber. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 57(9), 2767-2770. doi.org/10.1128/Aem.57.9.2767-2770.1991

Handelsman, J., Nesmith, W. S., & Raffel, S. J. (1991). Microassay for biological and chemical control of infection of tobacco by Phytophthora parasitica var. nicotianae. Current Microbiology, 22(5), 317-319. doi.org/10.1007/Bf02091961


Gilbert, G. S., Handelsman, J., & Parke, J. L. (1990). Role of ammonia and calcium in lysis of zoospores of Phytophthora cactorum by Bacillus cereus strain UW85. Experimental Mycology, 14(1), 1-8. doi.org/10.1016/0147-5975(90)90081-4

Handelsman, J., Raffel, S., Mester, E. H., Wunderlich, L., & Grau, C. R. (1990).
Biological control of damping-off of alfalfa seedlings with Bacillus cereus UW85. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 56(3), 713-718.

Handelsman, J., Raffel, S. J., & Sequeira, L. (1990). Monoclonal-antibodies against Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain C58. Current Microbiology, 21(3), 181-185. doi.org/10.1007/Bf02092119

O’Connell, K. P., Araujo, R. S., & Handelsman, J. (1990). Exopolysaccharide-deficient mutants of Rhizobium sp. strain CIAT899 induce chlorosis in common bean Phaseolus vulgaris. Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions, 3(6), 424-428. doi.org/10.1094/Mpmi-3-424