Publications

Researcher ID A-6125-2013

36. Bertram JH, Mulliner KM, Shi K, Plunkett MH, Nixon P, Serratore NA, Douglas CJ, Aihara H, Barney BM. "Characterization of five fatty aldehyde dehydrogenase enzymes from Marinobacter and Acinetobacter: structural insights into the aldehyde binding pocket" Applied and Environmental Microbiology, (2017)

35. Eberhart LJ, Knutson CM, Barney BM. "A methodology for markerless genetic modifications in Azotobacter vinelandii." Journal of Applied Microbiology 120, pages 1595–604. (2016)

34. Barney, B.M., Ohlert, J.M., Timler, J.G., Lijewski, A.M., "Altering small and medium alcohol selectivity in the wax ester synthase" Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 99, pages 9675-9684 (2015).

33. Barney, B.M., Eberhart, L.J., Ohlert, J.M., Knutson, C.M., Plunkett, M.H., "Gene Deletions Resulting in Increased Nitrogen Release by Azotobacter vinelandii: Application of a Novel Nitrogen Biosensor" Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 81, pages 4316-28 (2015).

32. Lenneman, E.M., Barney, B.M., “Draft Genome Sequence of the Algae Degrading Bacteria Aeromonas hydrophila AD9 and Pseudomonas pseudoalcaligenes AD6″ Genome Announcements, 2, e00709-14 (2014).

31. Lenneman, E.M., Wang, P., Barney, B.M., “Potential Application of Algicidal Bacteria for Improved Lipid Recovery with Specific Algae” FEMS Microbiology Letters, 354, pages 102-110 (2014).

30. Barney, B.M., “Metabolic Engineering: The Sweet Smell of Biosynthesis” Nature Chemical Biology, 10, pages 246-247 (2014).

29. Villa, J.A., Ray, E.E., Barney, B.M., Azotobacter vinelandii Siderophore can Provide Nitrogen to Support the Culture of the Green Algae Neochloris oleoabundans and Scenedesmus sp. BA032″ FEMS Microbiology Letters, 351, pages 70-77 (2014).

28. Lenneman, E.M., Ohlert, J.M., Palani, N.P., Barney, B.M., “Fatty Alcohols for Wax Esters in Marinobacter aquaeolei VT8: Two Optional Routes in the Wax Ester Biosynthesis Pathway” Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 79, pages 7055-7062 (2013).

27. Wei, J., Timler, J.G., Knutson, C.M., Barney, B.M., “Branched-chain 2-keto acid decarboxylases derived from PsychrobacterFEMS Microbiology Letters, 346, pages 105-112 (2013).

26. Barney, B.M., Mann, R.L., Ohlert, J.M., “Identification of a residue affecting fatty alcohol selectivity in wax ester synthase” Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 79, pages 396-399 (2013).

25. Barney, B.M., Wahlen, B.D., Garner, E., Wei, J., Seefeldt, L.C., “Differences in substrate specificities of five bacterial wax ester synthases” Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 78, pages 5734-5745 (2012).

24. George, S.J., Barney, B.M., Mitra, D., Igarashi, R.Y., Guo, Y., Dean, D.R., Cramer, S.P., Seefeldt, L.C., “EXAFS and NRVS Reveal a Conformational Distortion of the FeMo-cofactor in the MoFe Nitrogenase Propargyl Alcohol Complex” Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 112, pages 85-92 (2012).

23. Lukoyanov, D., Yang, Z.Y., Barney, B.M., Dean, D.R., Seefeldt, L.C., Hoffman, B.M., “Unification of Reaction Pathway and Kinetic Scheme for N2 reduction Catalyzed by Nitrogenase” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109, pages 5583-5587 (2012).

22. Willis, R.M., Wahlen, B.D., Seefeldt, L.C., Barney, B.M., “Characterization of a Fatty Acyl-CoA Reductase from Marinobacter aquaeolei VT8: A Bacterial Enzyme Catalyzing the Reduction of Fatty Acyl-CoA to Fatty Alcohol” Biochemistry, 50, pages 10550-10558 (2011).

21. Doan, P.E., Telser, J., Barney, B.M., Igarashi, R.Y., Dean, D.R., Seefeldt, L.C., Hoffman, B.M., “57Fe Endor Spectroscopy and ‘Electron Inventory’ Analysis of the Nitrogenase E4 Intermediate Suggest the Metal-Ion Core of FeMo-Cofactor Cycles Through Only One Redox Couple” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133, pages 17329-17340 (2011).

20. Lukoyanov, D., Dikanov, S.A., Yang, Z.Y., Barney, B.M., Samoilova, R.I., Narasimhulu, K.V., Dean, D.R., Seefeldt, L.C., Hoffman, B.M., “ENDOR/HYSCORE studies of the common intermediate trapped during nitrogenase reduction of N2H2, CH3N2H, and N2H4 support an alternating reaction pathway for N2 reduction” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133, pages 11655-11664 (2011).

19. Danyal, K., Inglet, B.S., Vincent, K.A., Barney, B.M., Hoffman, B.M., Armstrong, F.A., Dean, D.R., Seefeldt, L.C., “Uncoupling Nitrogenase: catalytic reduction of hydrazine to ammonia by the MoFe protein in the absence of Fe protein-ATP” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133, pages 13197-13199 (2010).

18. Sarma, R., Barney, B.M., Keable, S., Dean, D.R., Seefeldt, L.C., Peters, J.W., “Insights into substrate binding at FeMo-cofactor in nitrogenase from the alpha-70(Ile) MoFe protein variant” Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 104, pages 385-389 (2010).

17. Barney, B.M., Lukoyanov, D., Igarashi, R.Y., Laryukhin, M., Yang, T.C., Dean, D.R., Hoffman, B.M., Seefeldt, L.C., “Trapping an intermediate of dinitrogen (N2) reduction on nitrogenase” Biochemistry, 48, pages 9094-9102 (2009).

16. Barney, B.M., Yurth, M.G., Dos Santos, P.C., Dean, D.R., Seefeldt, L.C., “A substrate channel in the nitrogenase MoFe protein” Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry, 14, pages 1015-1022 (2009).

15. Wahlen, B.D., Oswald, W.S., Seefeldt, L.C., Barney, B.M., “Purification, characterization, and potential bacterial wax production role of an NADPH-dependent fatty aldehyde reductase from Marinobacter aquaeolei VT8″ Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 75, pages 2758-2764 (2009).

14. Sarma, R., Barney, B.M., Hamilton, T.L., Jones, A., Seefeldt, L.C., Peters, J.W., “Crystal structure of the L protein of Rhodobacter sphaeroides light-independent protochlorophyllide reductase with MgADP bound: a homologue of the nitrogenase Fe protein” Biochemistry, 47, pages 13004-13015 (2008).

13. Wahlen, B.D., Barney, B.M., Seefeldt, L.C., “Synthesis of Biodiesel from Fixed Feedstocks and Longer Chain Alcohols Using an Acid Catalyzed Method” Energy and Fuels, 22, pages 4223-4228 (2008)

12. Dos Santos, P.C., Mayer, S.M., Barney, B.M., Seefeldt, L.C., Dean, D.R., “Alkyne substrate interaction within the nitrogenase MoFe protein” Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 101, pages 1642-1648 (2007).

11. Barney, B.M., McClead, J., Lukoyanov, D., Laryukhin, M., Yang, T.C., Dean, D.R., Hoffman, B.M., Seefeldt, L.C., “Diazene (HN=NH) is a substrate for nitrogenase: insights into the pathway of N2 reduction” Biochemistry, 46, pages 6784-6794 (2007).

10. Lukoyanov, D., Barney, B.M., Dean, D.R., Seefeldt, L.C., Hoffman, B.M., Inaugural Article: “Connecting nitrogenase intermediates with the kinetic scheme for N2 reduction by a relaxation protocol and identification of the N2 binding state” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104, pages 1451-1455 (2007).

9. Barney, B.M., Lukoyanov, D., Yang, T.C., Dean, D.R., Hoffman, B.M., Seefeldt, L.C., “A Methyldiazene (HN=N-CH3)- Derived Species Bound to the Nitrogenase Active-Site FeMo-cofactor: Implications for Mechanism” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103, pages 17113-17118 (2006).

8. Barney, B.M., Lee, H.I., Dos Santos, P.C., Hoffman, B.M., Dean, D.R., Seefeldt, L.C., “Breaking the N2 triple bond: Insights into the nitrogenase mechanism” Dalton Transactions, 21, pages 2277-2284 (2006).

7. Barney, B.M., “A Classification of Proteins Based on Minimal Modular Repeats: Lessons from Nature in Protein Design” Journal of Proteome Research, 5, pages 473-482 (2006).

6. Schaab, M.R., Barney, B.M., Francisco, W.A., “Kinetic and Spectroscopic Studies onthe Quercetin 2,3-Dioxygenase from Bacillus subtilisBiochemistry, 45, pages 1009-1016 (2005).

5. Barney, B.M., Yang, T.C., Igarashi, R.Y., Dos Santos, P.C., Laryukhin, M., Lee, H.I., Hoffman, B.M., Dean, D.R., Seefeldt, L.C., “Intermediates trapped during nitrogenase reduction of N2, CH3-N=NH, and H2N-NH2” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127, pages 14960-14961, (2005).

4. Barney, B.M., Laryukhin, M., Igarashi, R.Y., Lee, H.I., Dos Santos, P.C., Yang, T.C., Hoffman, B.M., Dean, D.R., Seefeldt, L.C., “Trapping a hydrazine reduction intermediate on the nitrogenase active site” Biochemistry, 44, pages 8030-8037, (2005).

3. Barney, B.M., Igarashi, R.Y., Dos Santos, P.C., Dean, D.R., Seefeldt, L.C., “Substrate interaction at an iron-sulfur face of the FeMo-cofactor during nitrogenase catalysis” Journal of Biological Chemistry, 279, pages 53621-53624, (2004).

2. Barney, B.M., LoBrutto, R., Francisco, W.A., “Characterization of a small metal binding protein from Nitrosomonas europaeaBiochemistry, 43, pages 11206-11213, (2004).

1. Barney, B.M, Schaab, M.R., LoBrutto, R., Francisco, W.A., “Evidence for a new metal in a known active site: purification and characterization of an iron-containing quercetin 2,3-dioxygenase from Bacillus subtilisProtein Expression and Purification, 35, pages 131-141 (2004).