Prof. Oded Beja


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Prof. Oded Beja



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Selected Publications:

Ledermann, B., Beja, O., and Frankenberg-Dinkel, N. (2016) New biosynthetic pathway for pink pigments from uncultured oceanic viruses. Environ. Microbiol. accepted manuscript online. DOI: 10.111/1462-2920.13290.

Pushkarev, A., and Beja, O. (2016) Functional metagenomic screen reveals new and diverse microbial rhodopsins. ISME J. advance online publication.

Roitman, S., Flores-Uribe, J., Philosof, A., Knowles, B., Rohwer, F., Ignacio-Espinoza, J.C., Sullivan, M.B., Cornejo-Castillo, F.M., Sanchez, P., Acinas, S.G., Dupont, C.L., and Beja, O. (2015) Closing the gaps on the viral photosystem-I psaDCAB gene organization. Environ. Microbiol. 17, 5100-5108.

Hevroni, G., Enav, H., Rohwer, F., and Beja, O. (2015) Diversity of viral photosystem-I psaA genes. ISME J. 9, 1892-1898.

Beja O. and Lanyi, J.K. (2014) Nature’s toolkit for microbial rhodopsin ion pumps. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111, 6538-6539.

Enav, H., Mandel-Gutfreund, Y., and Beja, O. (2014) Comparative metagenomic analyses reveal viral induced shifts of host metabolism towards nucleotide biosynthesis. Microbiome 2, 9.

Sabehi, G., and Beja, O. (2013) Preparation of BAC libraries from marine microbial populations. Methods Enzymol. 531, 111-122.

Philosof, A., and Beja, O. (2013) Bacterial, archaeal and viral-like rhodopsins from the Red Sea. Environ. Microbiol. Rep. 5, 475-482.

Finkel, O.M., Beja, O., and Belkin, S. (2013) Global abundance of microbial rhodopsins. ISME J. 7, 448-451.