Alfons Stams

Visiting Professor


  • 1985: PhD Thesis, University of Groningen

Recent Publications

  • Van Vliet, Daan M.; Ayudthaya, S.P.N.; Diop, Sally; Villanueva, Laura; Stams, Alfons J.M.; Sánchez-Andrea, Irene
Anaerobic degradation of sulfated polysaccharides by two novel Kiritimatiellales strains isolated from Black Sea sediment
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 10(253), 2019
Inhibition studies with 2-bromoethanesulfonate reveal a novel syntrophic relationship in anaerobic oleate degradation
  • Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 85(2), e01733-18, 2019
  • Florentino, Anna P.; Pereira, Inês A.C.; Boeren, Sjef; Born, Michael; Stams, Alfons J.M.; Sánchez-Andrea, Irene
Insight into the sulfur metabolism of Desulfurella amilsii by differential proteomics
  • Environmental Microbiology, 21(1), 209-225, 2019
Co-culture of a novel fermentative bacterium, Lucifera butyrica gen. nov. sp. nov., with the sulfur reducer Desulfurella amilsii for enhanced sulfidogenesis
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 9(3108), 2018
  • Atashgahi, Siavash; Liebensteiner, Martin G.; Janssen, Dick B.; Smidt, Hauke; Stams, Alfons J.M.; Sipkema, Detmer
Microbial synthesis and transformation of inorganic and organic chlorine compounds
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 9(3079), 2018
  • Timmers, Peer; Vavourakis, Charlotte; Kleerebezem, Robbert; Damste, Jaap S.S.; Muyzer, Gerard; Stams, Alfons J.M.; Sorokin, Dimitry Y.; Plugge, Caroline M.
Metabolism and occurrence of methanogenic and sulfate-reducing syntrophic acetate oxidizing communities in haloalkaline environments
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 9, 3039, 2018
Novel energy conservation strategies and behavior of Pelotomaculum schinkii driving syntrophic propionate catabolism
  • Environmental Microbiology, 20(12), 4503-4511, 2018
Eubacterium maltosivorans sp. nov., a novel human intestinal acetogenic and butyrogenic bacterium with a versatile metabolism
  • International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 68(11), 3546-3550, 2018
Enrichment of syngas-converting communities from a multi-orifice baffled bioreactor
  • Microbial Biotechnology, 11(4), 639-646, 2018
Enhancement of methane production from 1-hexadecene by additional electron donors
  • Microbial Biotechnology, 11(4), 657-666, 2018
  • Atashgahi, Siavash; Sánchez-Andrea, Irene; Heipieper, Hermann J.; van der Meer, Jan R.; Stams, Alfons J.M.; Smidt, Hauke
Prospects for harnessing biocide resistance for bioremediation and detoxification
  • Science, 360(6390), 743-746, 2018
Insight into the role of facultative bacteria stimulated by micro-aeration in continuous bioreactors converting LCFA to methane
  • Environmental Science & Technology, 52(11), 6497-6507, 2018
Comparative proteome analysis of propionate degradation by Syntrophobacter fumaroxidans in pure culture and in coculture with methanogens
  • Environmental Microbiology, 20(5), 1842-1856, 2018
High rate biomethanation of carbon monoxide rich gases via a thermophilic synthetic co-culture
  • ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 6(2), 2169-2176, 2018
  • Palakawong Na Ayudthaya, Susakul; van de Weijer, Antonius H. P.; van Gelder, Antonie H.; Stams, Alfons J.M.; de Vos, Willem M.; Plugge, Caroline M.
Organic acid production from potato starch waste fermentation by rumen microbial communities from Dutch and Thai dairy cows
  • Biotechnology for Biofuels, 11(13), 2018
  • Sousa, Diana Z.; Visser, Michael; van Gelder, Antonie H.; Boeren, Sjef; Pieterse, Mervin M.; Pinkse, Martijn W.H.; Verhaert, Peter D.E.M.; Vogt, Carsten; Franke, Steffi; Kümmel,Steffen; Stams, Alfons J.M.
The deep-subsurface sulfate reducer Desulfotomaculum kuznetsovii employs two methanol-degrading pathways
  • Nature Communications, 9(239), 2018
  • Santos, Sidnei C.; Liebensteiner, Martin G.; van Gelder, Antonie H.; Dimitrov, Mauricio R.; Almeida, Paulo F.; Quintella, Cristina M.; Stams, Alfons J.M.; Sánchez-Andrea, Irene
Bacterial glycerol oxidation coupled to sulfate reduction at neutral and acidic pH
  • Journal of General and Applied Microbiology, 64(1), 1-8, 2018
  • Timmers, Peer H.A.; Widjaja-Greefkes, H.C. Aura; Plugge, Caroline M.; Stams, Alfons J.M.
Evaluation and optimization of PCR primers for selective and quantitative detection of marine ANME subclusters involved in sulfate-dependent anaerobic methane oxidation
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 101(14), 5847-5859, 2017
Carbon nanotubes accelerate methane production in pure cultures of methanogens and in a syntrophic coculture
  • Environmental Microbiology, 19(7), 2727-2739, 2017
Sodium lauryl ether sulfate (SLES) degradation by nitrate-reducing bacteria
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 101(12), 5163-5173, 2017
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