Breznak, John

John Breznak

Professor Emeritus

B.S., 1966, Rutgers University
Ph.D., 1971, University of Massachusetts
Post-doctoral studies: 1971-1973, University of Wisconsin

Wertz JT, Breznak JA. Physiological ecology of Stenoxybacter acetivorans, an obligate microaerophile in termite guts. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007 Nov;73(21):6829-41.

Wertz JT, Breznak JA. Stenoxybacter acetivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., an acetate-oxidizing obligate microaerophile among diverse O2-consuming bacteria from termite guts. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007 Nov;73(21):6819-28.

Eichorst SA, Breznak JA, Schmidt TM. Isolation and characterization of soil bacteria that define Terriglobus gen. nov., in the phylum Acidobacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007 Apr;73(8):2708-17.

Sutka RL, Ostrom NE, Ostrom PH, Breznak JA, Gandi H, Pitt AJ, Li F. Distinguishing nitrous oxide production from nitrification and denitrification on the basis of isotopomer abundances. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006 Jan;72(1):638-44.

Graber JR, Breznak JA. Folate cross-feeding supports symbiotic homoacetogenic spirochetes. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005 Apr;71(4):1883-9.

Stevenson BS, Eichorst SA, Wertz JT, Schmidt TM, Breznak JA. New strategies for cultivation and detection of previously uncultured microbes. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2004 Aug;70(8):4748-55.

Graber JR, Leadbetter JR, Breznak JA. Description of Treponema azotonutricium sp. nov. and Treponema primitia sp.nov., the first spirochetes isolated from termite guts. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2004 Mar; 70(3):1315-20.

Graber JR, Breznak JA. Physiology and nutrition of Treponema primitia, an H2/CO2-acetogenic spirochete from termite hindguts. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2004 Mar;70(3):1307-14.