Martin Braster / Technician

Martin Braster

Contact details
O2 building, room 01W58
T: +31 20 59 87181



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PubMed results:

  1. Vita, MM, Iturbe-Espinoza, P, Bonte, M, Brandt, BW, Braster, M, Brown, DM et al.. Oil Absorbent Polypropylene Particles Stimulate Biodegradation of Crude Oil by Microbial Consortia. Front Microbiol. 2022;13 :853285. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2022.853285. PubMed PMID:35677906 PubMed Central PMC9169047.
  2. Iturbe-Espinoza, P, Bonte, M, Gundlach, E, Brandt, BW, Braster, M, van Spanning, RJM et al.. Adaptive changes of sediment microbial communities associated with cleanup of oil spills in Nigerian mangrove forests. Mar Pollut Bull. 2022;176 :113406. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2022.113406. PubMed PMID:35180540 .
  3. Melkonian, C, Fillinger, L, Atashgahi, S, da Rocha, UN, Kuiper, E, Olivier, B et al.. Author Correction: High biodiversity in a benzene-degrading nitrate-reducing culture is sustained by a few primary consumers. Commun Biol. 2021;4 (1):774. doi: 10.1038/s42003-021-02311-x. PubMed PMID:34145385 PubMed Central PMC8213818.
  4. Melkonian, C, Fillinger, L, Atashgahi, S, da Rocha, UN, Kuiper, E, Olivier, B et al.. High biodiversity in a benzene-degrading nitrate-reducing culture is sustained by a few primary consumers. Commun Biol. 2021;4 (1):530. doi: 10.1038/s42003-021-01948-y. PubMed PMID:33953314 PubMed Central PMC8099898.
  5. Iturbe-Espinoza, P, Brandt, BW, Braster, M, Bonte, M, Brown, DM, van Spanning, RJM et al.. Effects of DNA preservation solution and DNA extraction methods on microbial community profiling of soil. Folia Microbiol (Praha). 2021;66 (4):597-606. doi: 10.1007/s12223-021-00866-0. PubMed PMID:33834428 PubMed Central PMC8298342.
  6. Wacoo, AP, Atukunda, P, Muhoozi, G, Braster, M, Wagner, M, Broek, TJVD et al.. Aflatoxins: Occurrence, Exposure, and Binding to Lactobacillus Species from the Gut Microbiota of Rural Ugandan Children. Microorganisms. 2020;8 (3):. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms8030347. PubMed PMID:32121365 PubMed Central PMC7143030.
  7. Poursat, BAJ, van Spanning, RJM, Braster, M, Helmus, R, de Voogt, P, Parsons, JR et al.. Long-term exposure of activated sludge in chemostats leads to changes in microbial communities composition and enhanced biodegradation of 4-chloroaniline and N-methylpiperazine. Chemosphere. 2020;242 :125102. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.125102. PubMed PMID:31669985 .
  8. Hassan, Z, Sultana, M, Khan, SI, Braster, M, Röling, WFM, Westerhoff, HV et al.. Ample Arsenite Bio-Oxidation Activity in Bangladesh Drinking Water Wells: A Bonanza for Bioremediation?. Microorganisms. 2019;7 (8):. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms7080246. PubMed PMID:31398879 PubMed Central PMC6723331.
  9. Poursat, BAJ, van Spanning, RJM, Braster, M, Helmus, R, de Voogt, P, Parsons, JR et al.. Biodegradation of metformin and its transformation product, guanylurea, by natural and exposed microbial communities. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2019;182 :109414. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2019.109414. PubMed PMID:31301597 .
  10. Tas, N, Brandt, BW, Braster, M, van Breukelen, BM, Röling, WFM. Subsurface landfill leachate contamination affects microbial metabolic potential and gene expression in the Banisveld aquifer. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2018;94 (10):. doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiy156. PubMed PMID:30124822 .
  11. Marozava, S, Vargas-López, R, Tian, Y, Merl-Pham, J, Braster, M, Meckenstock, RU et al.. Metabolic flexibility of a prospective bioremediator: Desulfitobacterium hafniense Y51 challenged in chemostats. Environ Microbiol. 2018;20 (7):2652-2669. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.14295. PubMed PMID:29921035 .
  12. de Boer, TE, Taş, N, Braster, M, Temminghoff, EJ, Röling, WF, Roelofs, D et al.. The influence of long-term copper contaminated agricultural soil at different pH levels on microbial communities and springtail transcriptional regulation. Environ Sci Technol. 2012;46 (1):60-8. doi: 10.1021/es2013598. PubMed PMID:21882881 .
  13. Staats, M, Braster, M, Röling, WF. Molecular diversity and distribution of aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading anaerobes across a landfill leachate plume. Environ Microbiol. 2011;13 (5):1216-27. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2010.02421.x. PubMed PMID:21281422 .
  14. Brad, T, van Breukelen, BM, Braster, M, van Straalen, NM, Röling, WF. Spatial heterogeneity in sediment-associated bacterial and eukaryotic communities in a landfill leachate-contaminated aquifer. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2008;65 (3):534-43. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2008.00533.x. PubMed PMID:18616584 .
  15. Brad, T, Braster, M, van Breukelen, BM, van Straalen, NM, Röling, WF. Eukaryotic diversity in an anaerobic aquifer polluted with landfill leachate. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74 (13):3959-68. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02820-07. PubMed PMID:18469120 PubMed Central PMC2446530.
  16. Botton, S, van Harmelen, M, Braster, M, Parsons, JR, Röling, WF. Dominance of Geobacteraceae in BTX-degrading enrichments from an iron-reducing aquifer. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2007;62 (1):118-30. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2007.00371.x. PubMed PMID:17784862 .
  17. Lin, B, Hyacinthe, C, Bonneville, S, Braster, M, Van Cappellen, P, Röling, WF et al.. Phylogenetic and physiological diversity of dissimilatory ferric iron reducers in sediments of the polluted Scheldt estuary, Northwest Europe. Environ Microbiol. 2007;9 (8):1956-68. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2007.01312.x. PubMed PMID:17635542 .
  18. Löhr, AJ, Laverman, AM, Braster, M, van Straalen, NM, Röling, WF. Microbial communities in the world's largest acidic volcanic lake, Kawah Ijen in Indonesia, and in the Banyupahit river originating from it. Microb Ecol. 2006;52 (4):609-18. doi: 10.1007/s00248-006-9068-2. PubMed PMID:17033856 .
  19. Lin, B, Braster, M, van Breukelen, BM, van Verseveld, HW, Westerhoff, HV, Röling, WF et al.. Geobacteraceae community composition is related to hydrochemistry and biodegradation in an iron-reducing aquifer polluted by a neighboring landfill. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005;71 (10):5983-91. doi: 10.1128/AEM.71.10.5983-5991.2005. PubMed PMID:16204512 PubMed Central PMC1266018.
  20. Ralebitso-Senior, TK, Costa, C, Röling, WF, Braster, M, Senior, E, van Verseveld, HW et al.. Atrazine catabolism by a combined bacterial association (KRA30) under carbon- and nitrogen-limitations in a retentostat. J Appl Microbiol. 2003;94 (6):1043-51. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2672.2003.01925.x. PubMed PMID:12752813 .
  21. Krave, AS, Lin, B, Braster, M, Laverman, AM, van Straalen, NM, Röling, WF et al.. Stratification and seasonal stability of diverse bacterial communities in a Pinus merkusii (pine) forest soil in central Java, Indonesia. Environ Microbiol. 2002;4 (6):361-73. doi: 10.1046/j.1462-2920.2002.00304.x. PubMed PMID:12071981 .
  22. Laverman, AM, Speksnijder, AG, Braster, M, Kowalchuk, GA, Verhoef, HA, Van Verseveld, HW et al.. Spatiotemporal Stability of an Ammonia-Oxidizing Community in a Nitrogen-Saturated Forest Soil. Microb Ecol. 2001;42 (1):35-45. doi: 10.1007/s002480000038. PubMed PMID:12035079 .
  23. Ralebitso, TK, Röling, WF, Braster, M, Senior, E, van Verseveld, HW. 16S rDNA-based characterization of BTX-catabolizing microbial associations isolated from a South African sandy soil. Biodegradation. 2000;11 (6):351-7. doi: 10.1023/a:1011611231633. PubMed PMID:11587437 .
  24. Röling, WF, van Breukelen, BM, Braster, M, Lin, B, van Verseveld, HW. Relationships between microbial community structure and hydrochemistry in a landfill leachate-polluted aquifer. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2001;67 (10):4619-29. doi: 10.1128/AEM.67.10.4619-4629.2001. PubMed PMID:11571165 PubMed Central PMC93212.
  25. Röling, WF, Kerler, J, Braster, M, Apriyantono, A, Stam, H, van Verseveld, HW et al.. Microorganisms with a taste for vanilla: microbial ecology of traditional Indonesian vanilla curing. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2001;67 (5):1995-2003. doi: 10.1128/AEM.67.5.1995-2003.2001. PubMed PMID:11319073 PubMed Central PMC92828.
  26. Röling, WF, van Breukelen BM,, Braster, M, Goeltom, MT, Groen, J, van Verseveld HW, et al.. Analysis of Microbial Communities in a Landfill Leachate Polluted Aquifer using a New Method for Anaerobic Physiological Profiling and 16S rDNA Based Fingerprinting. Microb Ecol. 2000;40 (3):177-188. doi: 10.1007/s002480000033. PubMed PMID:11080376 .
  27. Tappe, W, Laverman, A, Bohland, M, Braster, M, Rittershaus, S, Groeneweg, J et al.. Maintenance energy demand and starvation recovery dynamics of Nitrosomonas europaea and Nitrobacter winogradskyi cultivated in a retentostat with complete biomass retention. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1999;65 (6):2471-7. doi: 10.1128/AEM.65.6.2471-2477.1999. PubMed PMID:10347029 PubMed Central PMC91364.
  28. van der Woude, MW, Braster, M, van Verseveld, HW, de Graaf, FK. Control of temperature-dependent synthesis of K99 fimbriae. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 1990;56 (1-2):183-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.1990.tb04146.x. PubMed PMID:1970546 .
  29. Bosma, G, Braster, M, Stouthamer, AH, van Verseveld, HW. Subfractionation and characterization of soluble c-type cytochromes from Paracoccus denitrificans cultured under various limiting conditions in the chemostat. Eur J Biochem. 1987;165 (3):665-70. doi: 10.1111/j.1432-1033.1987.tb11492.x. PubMed PMID:3036513 .
  30. Bosma, G, Braster, M, Stouthamer, AH, van Verseveld, HW. Isolation and characterization of ubiquinol oxidase complexes from Paracoccus denitrificans cells cultured under various limiting growth conditions in the chemostat. Eur J Biochem. 1987;165 (3):657-63. doi: 10.1111/j.1432-1033.1987.tb11491.x. PubMed PMID:3036512 .
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