Prof. Oded Beja


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Prof. Oded Beja



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Alternative Fuels

Selected Publications:

Enav, H., Kirzner, S., Lindell, D., Mandel-Gutfreund, Y., and Béjà, O. (2018) Adaptation to sub-optimal hosts is a driver of viral diversification in the ocean. Nature Commun9, 4698.

Pushkarev, A., Inoue, K., Larom, S., Flores-Uribe, J., Singh, M., Konno, M., Tomida, S.,  Ito, S., Nakamura, R., Tsunoda, S.P., Philosof, A., Sharon, I., Yutin, N., Koonin, E.V., Kandori K., and Béjà, O. (2018) A distinct abundant group of microbial rhodopsins discovered using functional metagenomics. Nature 558, 595-599.

Roitman, S., Hornung, E., Flores-Uribe, J., Sharon, I., Feussner, I., and Béjà, O. (2018) Cyanophage-encoded lipid-desaturases: oceanic distribution, diversity and function. ISME J. 12, 343-355.

Fridman, S., Flores-Uribe, J., Larom, S., Alalouf, O., Liran, O., Yacoby, I., Salama, F., Bailleul, B., Rappaport, F., Ziv, T., Sharon, I., Cornejo-Castillo, F.M., Philosof, A., Dupont, C.L., Sanchez, P., Acinas, S.G., Rohwer, F., Lindell, D. and Béjà, O. (2017) A myovirus encoding both photosystem-I and II proteins enhances cyclic electron flow in infected Prochlorococcus cells. Nat. Microbiol. 2, 1350-1357.

Philosof, A., Yutin, N., Flores-Uribe, J., Sharon, I., Koonin, E.V. and Béjà, O. (2017) Novel abundant oceanic viruses of uncultured Marine Group II Euryarchaeota. Curr. Biol. 27, 1362-1368

Pushkarev, A., and Béjà, O. (2016) Functional metagenomic screen reveals new and diverse microbial rhodopsins. ISME J. 10, 2331-2335.

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