16.    Hitschler, L., Kuntz, M., Langschied, F., Basen M. (2018). Thermoanaerobacter species differ in their potential to reduce organic acids to their corresponding alcohols. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 102 : 8465-8467.

15.    Müller, V., Pal Chowdhury, N., Basen, M. (2018) Electron Bifurcation: A long-hidden energy-coupling mechanism. Annu. Rev. Microbiol. 72 : 331-353.

14.    Hitschler, L., Basen, M. (2018) Hitzeliebende Mikroorganismen als Produktions­plattform für Biobrennstoffe. Biospektrum 24 : 152-155.

13.    Poudel, S., Giannone, R.J., Basen, M., Nookaew, I., Poole, F.L., Kelly, R.M., Adams, M.W.W., Hettich, R.L. (2018) The diversity and specificity of the extracellular proteome in the cellulolytic bacterium Caldicellulosiruptor bescii is driven by the nature of the cellulosic growth substrate. Biotechnol. Biofuels 11 : 80.

12.    Basen, M., Geiger, I., Henke, L., Müller, V. (2018) A genetic system for the thermophilic acetogenic bacterium Thermoanaerobacter kivui. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 84 : e02210-17.



11.    Basen, M., Müller, V. (2017) “Hot" acetogenesis. Extremophiles 21 : 15-26.



10.    Nguyen, D.M.N., Lipscomb, G.L., Schut, G.J., Vaccaro, B.J., Basen, M., Kelly, R.M., Adams, M.W.W. (2016) Temperature-dependent acetoin production by Pyrococcus furiosus is catalyzed by a biosynthetic acetolactate synthase and its deletion improves ethanol production. Metab. Eng. 34 : 71-79.



9.      Scott, I.M., Rubinstein, G.M., Lipscomb, G.L., Basen, M., Schut, G.J., Rhaesa, A.M., Lancaster, W.A., Poole, F.L., Kelly, R.M., Adams, M.W. (2015) A new class of tungsten-containing oxidoreductase in Caldicellulosiruptor, a genus of plant biomass-degrading thermophilic bacteria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 81 : 7339-7347.



8.      Keller, M., Loder, A., Basen, M., Izquierdo, J., Kelly, R.M., Adams, M.W.W. (2014) Production of lignofuels and electrofuels by extremely thermophilic microbes. Biofuels 5 : 499-515.

7.      Basen, M., Schut, G.J., Nguyen D.M., Lipscomb, G.L., Benn, R.A., Prybol, C.J., Vaccaro, B.J., Poole, F.L., Kelly, R.M., Adams, M.W.W. (2014) Single gene insertion drives bioalcohol production by a thermophilic archaeon. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111 : 17618-17623.

6.      Basen, M.; Rhaesa, A.M., Kataeva, I., Prybol, C.J., Scott, I.M., Poole, F.L., Adams, M.W.W. (2014) Degradation of high loads of crystalline cellulose and of unpretreated plant biomass by the thermophilic bacterium Caldicellulosiruptor bescii. Bioresour. Technol. 152 : 384-392.



5.      Kataeva, I., Foston, M., Yang, S.J., Pattathil, S., Biswal, A., Poole, F.L., Basen, M., Rhaesa, A.M., Thomas, T.P., Azadi, P., Olman, V., Saffold, T.D., Mohler, K.E., Lewis, D.L., Doeppke, C., Zeng, Y.N., Tschaplinski, T.J., York, W.S., Davis, M., Mohnen, D., Xu, Y., Ragauskas, A.J., Ding, S.Y., Kelly, R.M., Hahn, M.G., Adams, M.W.W. (2013) Carbohydrate and lignin are simultaneously solubilized from unpretreated switchgrass by microbial action at high temperature. Energ. Environ. Sci. 6 : 2186-2195.

4.      Siegert, M., Taubert, M., Seifert, J., von Bergen-Tomm, M., Basen, M., Bastida, F., Gehre, M., Richnow, H.H., Krüger, M. (2013) The nitrogen cycle in anaerobic methanotrophic mats of the Black Sea is linked to sulfate reduction and biomass decomposition. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 86 : 231-245.



3.      Basen, M., Sun, J., Adams, M.W.W. (2012) Engineering a hyperthermophilic archaeon for temperature-dependent product formation. MBio 3, e00053-12.

2.      Hobbie, S.N., Li, X., Basen, M., Stingl, U., Brune, A. (2012) Humic substance-mediated Fe(III) reduction by a fermenting Bacillus strain from the alkaline gut of a humus-feeding scarab beetle larva. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 35 : 226-232.



1.      Basen, M., Krüger, M., Milučká, J., Kuever, J., Kahnt, J., Grundmann, O., Meyerdierks, A., Widdel, F., Shima, S. (2011) Bacterial enzymes for dissimilatory sulfate reduction in a marine microbial mat (Black Sea) mediating anaerobic oxidation of methane. Environ. Microbiol. 13 : 1370-1379.