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., in press.

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