Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research

Dr. Ellen Hopmans

Scientist
Phone number
+31 (0)222 369 432
Location
Texel
Function
Scientist

Expertise

  • Liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry
  • Development of analytical methods for lipid biomarkers
  • Marine lipidomics

Research interests & personal motivation

Advancing analytical techniques for lipid biomarkers for use in paleoproxies and studies of the origin and fate of organic material in the marine realm.

Working in the lab.

NIOZ publications

  • 2017
    Bale, N.; de Vries, S.; Hopmans, E.C.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Schouten, S. (2017). A method for quantifying heterocyst glycolipids in biomass and sediments. Org. Geochem. 110: 33-35. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2017.04.010
    de Bar, M.W.; Hopmans, E.C.; Verweij, M.; Dorhout, D.J.C.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Schouten, S. (2017). Development and comparison of chromatographic methods for the analysis of long chain diols and alkenones in biological materials and sediment. J. Chromatogr. 1521: 150-160. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chroma.2017.09.037
    Weber, Y.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Hopmans, E.C.; Lehmann, M.F.; Niemann, H. (2017). Incomplete recovery of intact polar glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers from lacustrine suspended biomass. Limnol. Oceanogr., Methods 15(9): 782–793. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lom3.10198
  • 2016
    Bale, N.J.; Hopmans, E.C.; Schoon, P.; de Kluijver, A.; Downing, J.A.; Middelburg, J.J.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Schouten, S. (2016). Impact of trophic state on the distribution of intact polar lipids in surface waters of lakes. Limnol. Oceanogr. 61(3): 1065–1077. dx.doi.org/10.1002/lno.10274
    de Bar, M.W.; Dorhout, D.J.C.; Hopmans, E.C.; Rampen, S.W.; Sinninghe Damste, J.S.; Schouten, S. (2016). Constraints on the application of long chain diol proxies in the Iberian Atlantic margin. Org. Geochem. 10: 184–195. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2016.09.005
    Hopmans, E.C.; Schouten, S.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2016). The effect of improved chromatography on GDGT-based palaeoproxies. Org. Geochem. 93: 1-6. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2015.12.006
    Kusch, S.; Rethemeyer, J.; Hopmans, E.C.; Wacker, L.; Mollenhauer, G. (2016). Factors influencing 14C concentrations of algal and archaeal lipids and their associated sea surface temperature proxies in the Black Sea. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 188: 35–57. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2016.05.025
    Lipsewers, Y.A.; Hopmans, E.C.; Meysman, F.J.R.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Villanueva, L. (2016). Abundance and Diversity of Denitrifying and Anammox Bacteria in Seasonally Hypoxic and Sulfidic Sediments of the Saline Lake Grevelingen. Front. Microbiol. 7: 1661. dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2016.01661
    Maat, D.; Bale, N.J.; Hopmans, E.C.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Schouten, S.; Brussaard, C.P.D. (2016). Increasing P limitation and viral infection impact lipid remodeling of the picophytoplankter Micromonas pusilla. Biogeosciences 13: 1667-1676. dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-1667-2016
    Moore, E.K.; Hopmans, E.C.; Rijpstra, W.I.C.; Villanueva, L.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2016). Elucidation and identification of amino acid containing membrane lipids using liquid chromatography/high-resolution mass spectrometry. Rapid Comm. Mass Spectrom. 30(6): 739–750. dx.doi.org/10.1002/rcm.7503
    Svensson, E.; Schouten, S.; Hopmans, E.C.; Middelburg, J.J.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2016). Factors Controlling the Stable Nitrogen Isotopic Composition (δ15N) of Lipids in Marine Animals. PLoS One 11(1): e0146321. dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0146321
  • 2015
    Bale, N.; Hopmans, E.C.; Zell, C.; Sobrinho, R.; Kim, J.H.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Villareal, T.A.; Schouten, S. (2015). Long chain glycolipids with pentose head groups as biomarkers for marine endosymbiotic heterocystous cyanobacteria. Org. Geochem. 81: 1-7. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2015.01.004
    Bale, N.J.; Maat, D.S.; Hopmans, E.C.; Mets, A.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Brussaard, C.P.D.; Schouten, S. (2015). Fatty acid dynamics during viral infection of Phaeocystis globosa. Aquat. Microb. Ecol. 74: 85–94. dx.doi.org/10.3354/ame01730
    De Jonge, C.; Stadnitskaia, A.; Hopmans, E.C.; Cherkashov, G.; Fedotov, A.; Streletskaya, I.D.; Vasiliev, A.A.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2015). Drastic changes in the distribution of branched tetraether lipids in suspended matter and sediments from the Yenisei River and Kara Sea (Siberia): Implications for the use of brGDGT-based proxies in coastal marine sediment. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 165: 200-225. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2015.05.044
    Kaur, G.; Mountain, B.W.; Stott, M.; Hopmans, E.C.; Pancrost, R.J. (2015). Temperature and pH control on lipid composition of silica sinters from diverse hot springs in the Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand. Extremophiles 19: 327-344. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00792-014-0719-9
    Kim, J.H.; Schouten, S.; Rodrigo-Gámiz, M.; Rampen, S.W.; Marino, G.; Huguet, C.; Helmke, P.; Buscail, R.; Hopmans, E.C.; Pross, J.; Sangiorgi, F.; Middelburg, J.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2015). Influence of deep-water derived isoprenoid tetraether lipids on the TEX h 86 paleothermometer in the Mediterranean Sea. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 150: 125–141. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2014.11.017
    Moore, E.K.; Hopmans, E.C.; Rijpstra, W.I.C.; Sánchez-Andrea, I.; Villanueva, L.; Wienk, H.; Schoutsen, F; Stams, A.J.M.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2015). Lysine and novel hydroxylysine lipids in soil bacteria: amino acid membrane lipid response to temperature and pH in Pseudopedobacter saltans. Front. Microbiol. 6: 637. dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2015.00637
    Moore, E.K.; Villanueva, L.; Hopmans, E.C.; Rijpstra, W.I.C.; Mets, A.; Dedysh, S.N.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2015). Abundant Trimethylornithine Lipids and Specific Gene Sequences Are Indicative of Planctomycete Importance at the Oxic/Anoxic Interface in Sphagnum-Dominated Northern Wetlands. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 81(18): 6333-6344. dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.00324-15
    Sollai, M.; Hopmans, E.C.; Schouten, S.; Keil, R.G.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2015). Intact polar lipids of Thaumarchaeota and anammox bacteria as indicators of N cycling in the eastern tropical North Pacific oxygen-deficient zone. Biogeosciences 12: 4725-4737. dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-12-4725-2015
    Weber, Y.; De Jonge, C.; Rijpstra, W.I.C.; Hopmans, E.C.; Stadnitskaia, A.; Schubert, C.J.; Lehmann, M.F.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Niemann, H. (2015). Identification and carbon isotope composition of a novel branched GDGT isomer in lake sediments: Evidence for lacustrine branched GDGT production. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 154: 118-129. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2015.01.032
  • 2014
    Bale, N.; Villanueva, L.; Fan, H.; Hopmans, E.C.; Schouten, S.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Stal, L.J. (2014). Occurrence and activity of anammox bacteria in surface sediments of the southern North Sea. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 89(1): 99–110. hdl.handle.net/10.1111/1574-6941.12338
    De Jonge, C.; Hopmans, E.C.; Zell, C.; Kim, J.H.; Schouten, S.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2014). Occurrence and abundance of 6-methyl branched glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers in soils: Implications for palaeoclimate reconstruction. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 141: 97–112. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2014.06.013
    De Jonge, C.; Stadnitskaia, A.; Hopmans, E.C.; Cherkashov, G.; Fedotov, A.; Sinninghe Damsté, J. (2014). In situ produced branched glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers in suspended particulate matter from the Yenisei River, Eastern Siberia. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 125: 476-491. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2013.10.031
    Heinzelmann, S.M.; Bale, N.J.; Hopmans, E.C.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Schouten, S.; van der Meer, M.T.J. (2014). Critical Assessment of Glyco- and Phospholipid Separation by Using Silica Chromatography. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 80(1): 360-365. dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.02817-13
    Lengger, S.K.; Hopmans, E.C.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Schouten, S. (2014). Impact of sedimentary degradation and deep water column production on GDGT abundance and distribution in surface sediments in the Arabian Sea: Implicationsfor the TEX86 paleothermometer. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 142: 386-399. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.gca.2014.07.013
    Lengger, S.K.; Hopmans, E.C.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Schouten, S. (2014). Fossilization and degradation of archaeal intact polar tetraether lipids in deeply buried marine sediments (Peru Margin). Geobiol. 12(3): 212-220. dx.doi.org/10.1111/gbi.12081
    Lipsewers, Y.A.; Bale, N.J.; Hopmans, E.C.; Schouten, S.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Villanueva, L. (2014). Seasonality and depth distribution of the abundance and activity of ammonia oxidizing microorganisms in marine coastal sediments (North Sea). Front. Microbiol. 5: 471 1-12. dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2014.00472
    Maat, D.S.; Bale, N.J.; Hopmans, E.C.; Baudoux, A.C.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Schouten, S.; Brussaard, C.P.D. (2014). Acquisition of intact polar lipids from the prymnesiophyte Phaeocystis globosa by its lytic virus PgV-07T. Biogeosciences 11(1): 185-194. dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-11-185-2014
    Schouten, S.; Villanueva, L.; Hopmans, E.C.; van der Meer, M.T.J.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2014). Are Marine Group II Euryarchaeota significant contributors to tetraether lipids in the ocean? Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 111(41): e4285. dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1416176111
    Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Rijpstra, W.I.C.; Hopmans, E.C.; Foesel, B.U.; Wüst, P.K.; Overmann, J.; Tank, M.; Bryant, D.A.; Dunfield, P.F.; Houghton, K.; Stott, M. (2014). Ether- and Ester-Bound iso-Diabolic Acid and Other Lipids in Members of Acidobacteria Subdivision 4. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 80(17): 5207-5218. hdl.handle.net/10.1128/AEM.01066-14
    Villanueva, L.; Hopmans, E.C.; Bale, N.; Schouten, S.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2014). Diversity and distribution of a key sulpholipid biosynthetic gene in marine microbial assemblages. Environ. Microbiol. 16(3): 774-787. dx.doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.12202
  • 2013
    Bale, N.J.; Hopmans, E.C.; Schouten, S.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2013). Different seasonality of pelagic and benthic Thaumarchaeota in the North Sea. Biogeosciences 10: 7195–7206. hdl.handle.net/10.5194/bg-10-7195-2013
    Bauersachs, T.; Miller, S.R.; van der Meer, M.T.J.; Hopmans, E.C.; Schouten, S.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2013). Distribution of long chain heterocyst glycolipids in cultures of the thermophilic cyanobacterium Mastigocladus laminosus and a hot spring microbial mat. Org. Geochem. 56: 19-24. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2012.11.013
    De Jonge, C.; Hopmans, E.C.; Stadnitskaia, A.; Rijpstra, W.I.C.; Hofland, R.; Tegelaar, E.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2013). Identification of novel penta- and hexamethylated branched glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers in peat using HPLC-MS2, GC-MS and GC-SMB-MS. Org. Geochem. 54: 78-82. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2012.10.004
    Ferrer, C.; Fodran, P.; Barroso, S.; Gibson, R.; Hopmans, E.C.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Schouten, S.; Minnaard, A.J. (2013). Asymmetric synthesis of cyclo-archaeol and ß-glucosyl cyclo-archaeol. Org. Biomol. Chem. 11(15): 2482-2492. dx.doi.org/10.1039/c3ob27277j
    Gibson, R.A.; van der Meer, M.T.J.; Hopmans, E.C.; Reysenbach, A.-L.; Schouten, S.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2013). Comparison of intact polar lipid with microbial community composition of vent deposits of the Rainbow and Lucky Strike hydrothermal fields. Geobiol. 11(1): 72-85. dx.doi.org/10.1111/gbi.12017
    Hamilton-Brehm, S.D.; Gibson, R.A.; Green, S.J.; Hopmans, E.C.; Schouten, S.; van der Meer, M.T.J.; Shields, J.P.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Elkins, J.G. (2013). Thermodesulfobacterium geofontis sp nov., a hyperthermophilic, sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from Obsidian Pool, Yellowstone National Park. Extremophiles 17(2): 251-263. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00792-013-0512-1
    Hopmans, E.C.; dos Santos, R.A.L.; Mets, A.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Schouten, S. (2013). A novel method for the rapid analysis of levoglucosan in soils and sediments. Org. Geochem. 58: 86-88. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2013.02.003
    Lengger, S.K.; Kraaij, M.; Tjallingii, R.; Baas, M.; Stuut, J.-B.; Hopmans, E.C.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Schouten, S. (2013). Differential degradation of intact polar and core glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraether lipids upon post-depositional oxidation. Org. Geochem. 65: 83-93. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2013.10.004
    Lopes dos Santos, R.A.; De Deckker, P.; Hopmans, E.C.; Magee, J.W.; Mets, A.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Schouten, S. (2013). Abrupt vegetation change after the Late Quaternary megafaunal extinction in southeastern Australia. Nature Geoscience 6(8): 627-631. dx.doi.org/10.1038/NGEO1856
    Moore, E.K.; Hopmans, E.C.; Rijpstra, W.I.C.; Villanueva, L.; Dedysh, S.N.; Wienk, H.; Schoutsen, F; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2013). Novel Mono-, Di-, and Trimethylornithine Membrane Lipids in Northern Wetland Planctomycetes. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 79(22): 6874-6884. hdl.handle.net/10.1128/AEM.02169-13
    Schouten, S.; Hopmans, E.C.; Rosell-Melé, A.; Pearson, A.; Adam, P.; Bauersachs, T.; Bard, E.; Bernasconi, S.M.; Bianchi, T.S.; Brocks, J.J.; Carlson, L.T.; Castañeda, I.S.; Derenne, S.; Dogrul Selver, A.; Dutta, K.; Eglinton, T.I.; Fosse, C.; Galy, V.; Grice, K.; Hinrichs, K.U.; Huang, Y.S.; Huguet, A.; Huguet, C.; Hurley, S.; Ingalls, A.; Jia, G.; Keely, B.J.; Knappy, C.; Kondo, M.; Krishnan, S.; Lincoln, S.; Lipp, J.S.; Mangelsdorf, K.; Martínez-Garcia, A.; Ménot, G.; Mets, A.; Mollenhauer, G.; Ohkouchi, N.; Ossebaar, J.; Pagani, M.; Pancost, R.D.; Pearson, E.J.; Peterse, F.; Reichart, G.J.; Schaeffer, P.; Schmitt, G.; Schwark, L.; Shah, S.R.; Smith, R.W.; Smittenberg, R.H.; Summons, R.E.; Takano, Y.; Talbot, H.M.; Taylor, K.W.R.; Tarozo, R.; Uchida, M.; van Dongen, B.E.; Van Mooy, B.A.S.; Wang, J.; Warren, C.; Weijers, J.W.H.; Werne, J.P.; Woltering, M.; Xie, S.; Yamamoto, M.; Jang, H.; Zhang, C.L.; Zhang, Y.; Zhang, M.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2013). An interlaboratory study of TEX86 and BIT analysis of sediments, extracts, and standard mixtures. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 14(12): 5263–5285. dx.doi.org/10.1002/2013GC004904
    Schouten, S.; Hopmans, E.C.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2013). The organic geochemistry of glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraether lipids: A review. Org. Geochem. 54: 19-61. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2012.09.006
    Schouten, S.; Villareal, T.A.; Hopmans, E.C.; Mets, A.; Swanson, K.M.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2013). Endosymbiotic heterocystous cyanobacteria synthesize different heterocyst glycolipids than free-living heterocystous cyanobacteria. Phytochemistry 85: 115-121. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.phytochem.2012.09.002
    Zell, C.; Kim, J.H.; Moreira-Turcq, P.; Abril, G.; Hopmans, E.C.; Bonnet, M.-P.; Lima Sobrinho, R.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2013). Disentangling the origins of branched tetraether lipids and crenarchaeol in the lower Amazon River: Implications for GDGT-based proxies. Limnol. Oceanogr. 58(1): 343-353. dx.doi.org/10.4319/lo.2013.58.1.0343
  • 2012
    Brandsma, J.; Hopmans, E.C.; Brussaard, C.P.D.; Witte, H.J.; Schouten, S.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2012). Spatial distribution of intact polar lipids in North Sea surface waters: Relationship with environmental conditions and microbial community composition. Limnol. Oceanogr. 57(4): 959-973. dx.doi.org/10.4319/lo.2012.57.4.0959
    Brandsma, J.; Hopmans, E.C.; Philippart, C.J.M.; Veldhuis, M.J.W.; Schouten, S.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.S. (2012). Low temporal variation in the intact polar lipid composition of North Sea coastal marine water reveals limited chemotaxonomic value. Biogeosciences 9(3): 1073-1084. dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-9-1073-2012
    Lengger, S.K.; Hopmans, E.C.; Reichart, G.J.; Nierop, K.G.J.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Schouten, S. (2012). Intact polar and core glycerol dibiphytanyl glycerol tetraether lipids in the Arabian Sea oxygen minimum zone. Part II: Selective preservation and degradation in sediments and consequences for the TEX86. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 98: 244-258. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2012.05.003
    Lengger, S.K.; Hopmans, E.C.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Schouten, S. (2012). Comparison of extraction and work up techniques for analysis of core and intact polar tetraether lipids from sedimentary environments. Org. Geochem. 47: 34-40. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2012.02.009
    Niemann, H.; Stadnitskaia, A.; Wirth, S.B.; Gilli, A.; Anselmetti, F.S.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.S.; Schouten, S.; Hopmans, E.C.; Lehmann, M.F. (2012). Bacterial GDGTs in Holocene sediments and catchment soils of a high Alpine lake: application of the MBT/CBT-paleothermometer. Clim. Past 8(3): 889-906. dx.doi.org/10.5194/cp-8-889-2012
    Rush, D.; Hopmans, E.C.; Wakeham, S.G.; Schouten, S.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2012). Occurrence and distribution of ladderane oxidation products in different oceanic regimes. Biogeosciences 9(7): 2407-2418. dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-9-2407-2012
    Rush, D.; Wakeham, S.G.; Hopmans, E.C.; Schouten, S.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2012). Biomarker evidence for anammox in the oxygen minimum zone of the Eastern Tropical North Pacific. Org. Geochem. 53: 80-87. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2012.02.005
    Sáenz, J.P.; Hopmans, E.C.; Rogers, D.; Henderson, P.B.; Charette, M.A.; Schouten, S.; Casciotti, K.L.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Eglinton, T.I. (2012). Distribution of anaerobic ammonia-oxidizing bacteria in a subterranean estuary. Mar. Chem. 136: 7-13. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marchem.2012.04.004
    Schouten, S.; Pitcher, A.; Hopmans, E.C.; Villanueva, L.; van Bleijswijk, J.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2012). Intact polar and core glycerol dibiphytanyl glycerol tetraether lipids in the Arabian Sea oxygen minimum zone: I. Selective preservation and degradation in the water column and consequences for the TEX86. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 98: 228-243. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2012.05.002
    Seki, O.; Schmidt, D.N.; Schouten, S.; Hopmans, E.C.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Pancost, R.D. (2012). Paleoceanographic changes in the Eastern Equatorial Pacific over the last 10 Myr. Paleoceanography 27. dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011PA002158
    Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Rijpstra, W.I.C.; Hopmans, E.C.; Jung, M.Y.; Kim, J.G.; Rhee, S.K.; Stieglmeier, M.; Schleper, C. (2012). Intact Polar and Core Glycerol Dibiphytanyl Glycerol Tetraether Lipids of Group I.1a and I.1b Thaumarchaeota in Soil. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78(19): 6866-6874. dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.01681-12
    Tierney, J.E.; Schouten, S.; Pitcher, A.; Hopmans, E.C.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2012). Core and intact polar glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers (GDGTs) in Sand Pond, Warwick, Rhode Island (USA): Insights into the origin of lacustrine GDGTs. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 77: 561-581. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2011.10.018
  • 2011
    Bauersachs, T.; Compaoré, J.; Severin, I.; Hopmans, E.C.; Schouten, S.; Stal, L.J.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2011). Diazotrophic microbial community of coastal microbial mats of the southern North Sea. Geobiol. 9(4): 349-359. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1472-4669.2011.00280.x
    Brandsma, J.; van de Vossenberg, J.; Risgaard-Petersen, N.; Schmid, M.C.; Engstrom, P.; Eurenius, K.; Hulth, S.; Jaeschke, A.; Abbas, B.; Hopmans, E.C.; Strous, M.; Schouten, S.; Jetten, M.S.M.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2011). A multi-proxy study of anaerobic ammonium oxidation in marine sediments of the Gullmar Fjord, Sweden. Environmental Microbiology Reports 3(3): 360-366. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1758-2229.2010.00233.x
    Kaur, G.; Mountain, B.W.; Hopmans, E.C.; Pancost, R.D. (2011). Preservation of Microbial Lipids in Geothermal Sinters. Astrobiol. 11(3): 259-274. dx.doi.org/10.1089/ast.2010.0540
    Kaur, G.; Mountain, B.W.; Hopmans, E.C.; Pancost, R.D. (2011). Relationship between lipid distribution and geochemical environment within Champagne Pool, Waiotapu, New Zealand. Org. Geochem. 42(10): 1203-1215. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2011.08.006
    Peterse, F.; Hopmans, E.C.; Schouten, S.; Rijpstra, W.I.C.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2011). Identification and distribution of intact polar branched tetraether lipids in peat and soil. Org. Geochem. 42(9): 1007-1015. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2011.07.006
    Pitcher, A.; Hopmans, E.C.; Mosier, A.C.; Park, S.J.; Rhee, S.K.; Francis, C.A.; Schouten, S. (2011). Core and Intact Polar Glycerol Dibiphytanyl Glycerol Tetraether Lipids of Ammonia-Oxidizing Archaea Enriched from Marine and Estuarine Sediments. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 77(10): 3468-3477. dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.02758-10
    Pitcher, A.; Villanueva, L.; Hopmans, E.C.; Schouten, S.; Reichart, G.J.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2011). Niche segregation of ammonia-oxidizing archaea and anammox bacteria in the Arabian Sea oxygen minimum zone. ISME J. 5(12): 1896-1904. dx.doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2011.60
    Powers, L.A.; Johnson, T.C.; Werne, J.P.; Castañeda, I.S.; Hopmans, E.C.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Schouten, S. (2011). Organic geochemical records of environmental variability in Lake Malawi during the last 700 years, Part I: The TEX86 temperature record. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. 303(1-4): 133-139. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.09.006
    Rush, D.; Jaeschke, A.; Hopmans, E.C.; Geenevasen, J.A.J.; Schouten, S.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2011). Short chain ladderanes: Oxic biodegradation products of anammox lipids. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 75(6): 1662-1671. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2011.01.013
    Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Rijpstra, W.I.C.; Hopmans, E.C.; Weijers, J.W.; Foesel, B.U.; Overmann, J.; Dedysh, S.N. (2011). 13,16-Dimethyl Octacosanedioic Acid (iso-Diabolic Acid), a Common Membrane-Spanning Lipid of Acidobacteria Subdivisions 1 and 3. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 77(12): 4147-4154. dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.00466-11
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