Selected Publications

Kellom, M., Pagliara S., Richards T.A., and A.E. Santoro. 2022. Exaggerated trans-membrane charge of ammonium transporters in nutrient-poor marine environmentsRoyal Society Open Biol. 12: 220041.

Bayer, B., Kellom, M., Valois, F., Waterbury, J.B., and A.E. Santoro. 2022. Complete genome sequences of two phylogenetically distinct Nitrospina strains isolated from the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Microbiology Resource Announcements 11(5).

Santoro, A.E., Bayer, B., Elling, F., and A. Pearson. 2021. Candidatus Nitrosopelagicus. Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Bacteria and Archaea. doi: 10.1002/9781118960608.gbm01969

Santoro, A. E., Buchwald, C., Knapp, A. N., Berelson, W. M., Capone, D. G., & Casciotti, K. L. 2021. Nitrification and nitrous oxide production in the offshore waters of the Eastern Tropical South PacificGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles, 35(2): e2020GB006716.

Laperriere, S. M., Morando, M., Capone, D. G., Gunderson, T., Smith, J. M., and A. E. Santoro. 2021. Nitrification and nitrous oxide dynamics in the Southern California Bight. Limnology and Oceanography

Aylward FO, Santoro AE. 2020. Heterotrophic thaumarchaea with small genomes are widespread in the dark ocean. mSystems 5: e00415-20.

Saito, M.A., McIlvin, M., Moran, D., Santoro, A.E., Dupont, C., Rafter, P., Saunders, J., Kaul, D., Lamborg, C.H., Valois, F., Waterbury, J. 2020. Abundant nitrite-oxidizing metalloenzymes in the mesopelagic zone of the tropical Pacific Ocean. Nature Geoscience 13: 355-362. 

Bayer, B., Saito, M.A., McIlvin, M.R., Lüker, S., Moran, D.M., Lankiewicz, T.S., Dupont, C.L. and A.E. Santoro. 2020. Metabolic versatility of the nitrite-oxidizing bacterium Nitrospira marina and its proteomic response to oxygen-limited conditions. ISME J.

Santoro AE. 2019. Crystal ball: the microbial map of the ocean. Environ Microbiol Rep. 11(1):35-37.

Laperriere SM, Nidzieko NJ, Fox RJ, Fisher AW, Santoro AE. 2019. Observations of variable ammonia oxidation and nitrous oxide flux in a eutrophic estuary. Estuaries and Coasts. 42:33–44.

Santoro AE, R. Richter A, Dupont CL. 2019. Planktonic Marine Archaea. Annual Review of Marine Science. 11:131-158.

Carini P, Dupont CL, Santoro AE. 2018. Patterns of thaumarchaeal gene expression in culture and diverse marine environments. Environmental Microbiology.

Santoro, A.E., Saito, M.A., Goepfert, T.J., Lamborg, C.H., Dupont, C.L., and G.R. DiTullio. 2017. Thaumarchaeal ecotype distributions across the equatorial Pacific Ocean and their potential roles in nitrification and sinking flux attenuation. Limnology & Oceanography. doi: 10.1002/lno.10547

Orsi, W.D., Smith, J.M., Liu, S., Liu, Z., Sakamoto, C., Wilken, S., Poirier, C., Richards, T.A., Keeling, P.J., Worden, A.Z., and A.E. Santoro. 2016. Diverse bacteria and archaea underlying the cycling of dissolved protein in the ocean. ISME Journal. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2016.20.

Santoro, A.E., Sakamoto, C.M., Smith, J.M., Plant, J.N., Gehman, A.L., Worden, A.Z., Johnson, K.S., Francis, C.A., and K.L. Casciotti. 2013. High-resolution measurements of nitrite production in and around the primary nitrite maximum in the central California Current. Biogeosciences 10: 7395-7410. doi: 10.5194/bg-10-1-7395-2013.

Santoro, A.E. and K.L. Casciotti. 2011. Enrichment and characterization of ammonia-oxidizing archaea from the open ocean: Phylogeny, physiology, and stable isotope fractionation. ISME Journal 5: 1796-1808. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2011.58

Santoro, A.E., Buchwald, C., McIlvin, M.R., and K.L. Casciotti. 2011. Isotopic composition of N2O produced by marine ammonia-oxidizing archaea. Science 333: 1282-1285.