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Bradley M. Tebo Ph.D.

    • Professor EH.Environmental & Biomolecular Systems
    • Division Head EH.Environmental & Biomolecular Systems


Selected publications

  • Tao, L., A.N. Simonov, C. Romano, C.N. Butterfield, M. Fekete, B.M. Tebo, A.M. Bond, L. Spiccia, L.L. Martin, and W.H. Casey (2017) 
    Biogenic manganese-oxide mineralization is enhanced by an oxidative priming mechanism for the multi-copperoxidase, MnxEFG
    Chemistry – A European Journal 23:1346-1352

  • Oldham, V.E., A. Mucci,  B.M. Tebo and G.W. Luther III (2017)Soluble Mn(III)-L complexes are abundant in oxygenated waters and stabilized by humic ligands 
    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 199: 238-246

  • Butterfield, C.N. and B.M. Tebo (2017)Substrate specificity and copper loading of the manganese-oxidizing multicopper oxidase Mnx from Bacillus sp. PL-12Metallomics 9:183-191

  • Sudek, L.A., G. Wanger, A.S. Templeton, H. Staudigel, and B.M. Tebo (2017)Submarine basaltic glass colonization by the heterotrophic Fe(II)-oxidizing and siderophore-producing deep-sea bacterium Pseudomonas stutzeri VS-10: the potential role of basalt in enhancing growth Frontiers in Microbiology 8:363

  • Lee, S-W., M. Jones, C. Romano and B.M. Tebo (2017)Formation of Manganese Oxide Minerals by BacteriaIn: I.A.M. Ahmed and K.A Hudson-Edwards (Eds.) Redox-reactive minerals: Properties, reactions and applications in natural systems and clean technologiesEuropean Mineralogical Union Notes in Mineralogy vol. 17, Chapter 7, pp. 173-196

  • Oldham, V.E., Jones, M.R., Tebo, B.M., and Luther, G.W. (2017)Oxidative and reductive processes contributing to manganese cycling at oxic-anoxic interfacesMarine Chemistry

  • Tao, L. T.A. Stich, S-H Liou, A.V Soldatova, D.A. Delgadillo, C.A. Romano, T.G. Spiro, D.B. Goodin, B.M. Tebo, W.H. Casey, R.D. Britt (2017)Copper Binding Sites in the Manganese-Oxidizing Mnx Protein Complex Investigated by Electron Paramagnetic Resonance SpectroscopyJournal of the American Chemical Society 139 (26), pp 8868–8877 


  • "Relocation effects of dredged marine sediments on mercury geochemistry" Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science May 30 2011
  • "An interlaboratory comparison of 16S rRNA gene-based terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism and sequencing methods for assessing microbial diversity of seafloor basalts" Environmental Microbiology July 2009
  • "Luminous bacteria of a monocentrid fish (Monocentris japonicus) and two anomalopid fishes (Photoblepharon palpebratus and Kryptophanaron alfredi)" Marine Biology February 1984
  • "Determination of uranyl incorporation into biogenic manganese oxides using X-ray absorption spectroscopy and scattering" Environmental Science & Technology February 1 2006
  • "Uranium speciation and stability after reductive immobilization in aquifer sediments" Geochmica et Cosmochimica Acta November 1 2011
  • "Natural attenuation of Cr(VI) contamination in laboratory mesocosms" Geomicrobiology Journal July 2003
  • "Oxidative UO2 dissolution induced by soluble Mn(III)" Environmental Science & Technology January 7 2014
  • "Microbial mediation of Mn(II) and Co(II) precipitation at the O2/H2S interfaces in two anoxic fjords."   1984
  • "Identification of a two-component regulatory pathway essential for Mn(II) oxidation in pseudomonas putida GB-1" Applied and Environmental Microbiology February 2010
  • "Manganese(III) binding to a pyoverdine siderophore produced by a manganese(II)-oxidizing bacterium" Geochmica et Cosmochimica Acta December 1 2004
  • "Effects of Mn(II) on UO2 dissolution under anoxic and oxic conditions" Environmental Science & Technology May 20 2014
  • "Cr(III) oxidation and Cr toxicity in cultures of the manganese(II)-oxidizing Pseudomonas putida strain GB-1" Geomicrobiology Journal April 2005
  • "Potential for manganese (II) oxidation and manganese (IV) reduction to co-occur in the suboxic zone of the Black Sea"   1991
  • "Global transcriptional profiling of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 during Cr(VI) and U(VI) reduction" Applied and Environmental Microbiology November 2005
  • "c-type cytochromes and manganese oxidation in Pseudomonas putida MnB1" Applied and Environmental Microbiology October 1998
  • "Oxidative remobilization of technetium sequestered by sulfide-transformed nano zerovalent iron" Environmental Science & Technology July 1 2014
  • "Mn(II) oxidation in Pseudomonas putida GB-1 is influenced by flagella synthesis and surface substrate" Archives of Microbiology August 2011
  • "A Large Gene Cluster Encoding Several Magnetosome Proteins Is Conserved in Different Species of Magnetotactic Bacteria" Applied and Environmental Microbiology October 2001
  • "Pyoverdine synthesis by the Mn(II)-oxidizing bacterium Pseudomonas putida GB-1" Frontiers in Microbiology  2014
  • "Searching for biosignatures using electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) analysis of manganese oxides" Astrobiology October 1 2011
  • "Rapid, oxygen-dependent microbial Mn(II) oxidation kinetics at sub-micromolar oxygen concentrations in the Black Sea suboxic zone" Geochmica et Cosmochimica Acta April 1 2009
  • "Documenting the suboxic zone of the Black Sea via high-resolution real-time redox profiling" Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography August 2006
  • "Genetic analysis of the marine manganese-oxidizing Bacillus sp. strain SG- 1" Journal of Bacteriology  1993
  • "Luminous bacteria and light emitting fish" BioSystems  1979
  • "Bacteriogenic manganese oxides" Accounts of Chemical Research January 19 2010
  • "Biogenic uraninite nanoparticles and their importance for uranium remediation" Elements December 2008
  • "Environmental oxidation rate of manganese(II)" Geochmica et Cosmochimica Acta  1982
  • "Effects of exogenous pyoverdines on Fe availability and their impacts on Mn(II) oxidation by Pseudomonas putida GB-1" Frontiers in Microbiology  2014
  • "Microbial manganese(II) oxidation in the marine environment" Biogeochemistry June 1986

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