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Stott MB, Carere CR, Greening C, Morgan XC. 2019. Pyrinomonas. In: Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria.

Gardner PP, Watson RJ, Morgan XC, Draper JL, Finn RD, Morales SE, Stott MB. 2019. Identifying accurate metagenome and amplicon software via a meta-analysis of sequence to taxonomy benchmarking studies. Peer J, 7, e6160,


Oliverio AM, Power JF, Washburne A, Cary SC, Stott MB, Fierer N. 2018. The ecology and diversity of microbial eukaryotes in geothermal springs. ISME J, 12, 1918-1928,

Power JF, Carere CR, Lee CK, Wakerley GLJ, Evans DW, Button M, White D, Climo MD, Hinze AM, Morgan XC, McDonald IR, Cary SC, Stott MB. 2018. Microbial biogeography of 925 geothermal springs in New Zealand. Nat Commun, 9, 2876,

Reysenbach AL, Donaho JA, Hinsch TM, Kelley JF, Kouba K, Podar M, Stott MB. 2018. Draft genome sequence of a novel Thermofilum sp. from a New Zealand hot spring enrichment culture. Genome Announc, 6,

Reysenbach AL, Donaho JA, Kelley JF, St John E, Turner C, Podar M, Stott MB. 2018. Draft genome sequence of a Dictyoglomus sp. from an enrichment culture of a New Zealand geothermal spring. Genome Announc, 6,

Stewart LC, Houghton K, Carere CR, Power JF, Chambefort I, Stott MB. 2018. Interaction between ferruginous clay sediment and an iron-reducing hyperthermophilic Pyrobaculum sp. in a terrestrial hot spring. FEMS Microbiol Ecol, 94, fiy160-fiy160,

Stewart LC, Stucker VK, Stott MB, de Ronde CEJ. 2018. Marine-influenced microbial communities inhabit terrestrial hot springs on a remote island volcano. Extremophiles, 22, 687-698, doi:

St. John E, Liu Y, Podar M, Stott MB, Meneghin J, Chen Z, Lagutin K, Mitchell K, Reysenbach A-L. 2018. A new symbiotic nanoarchaeote (Candidatus Nanoclepta minutus) and its host (Zestosphaera tikiterensis gen. nov., sp. nov.) from a New Zealand hot spring. Syst Appl Microbiol,

Stott MB, Lee C-Y, Morgan XC, Carere CR. 2018. Chthonomonadales. In: Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria.

Stott MB, Lee C-Y, Morgan XC, Carere CR. 2018. Chthonomonadetes. In: Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria.

Stott MB, Lee C-Y, Morgan XC, Carere CR. 2018. Chthonomonadaceae. In: Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria.

Stott MB, Lee KC-Y, Morgan XC, Carere CR. 2018. Chthonomonas. In: Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria.

Stott MB, Lueders T. 2018. Deep life, kia ora! FEMS Microbiol Ecol, 94, doi:

Tomazini A, Lal S, Munir R, Stott M, Henrissat B, Polikarpov I, Sparling R, Levin DB. 2018. Analysis of carbohydrate-active enzymes in Thermogemmatispora sp. strain T81 reveals carbohydrate degradation ability. Can J Microbiol, 1-12,

Wushke S, Fristensky B, Zhang XL, Spicer V, Krokhin OV, Levin DB, Stott MB, Sparling R. 2018. A metabolic and genomic assessment of sugar fermentation profiles of the thermophilic Thermotogales, Fervidobacterium pennivorans. Extremophiles, 22, 965-974,

Xu B, Aitken EJ, Baker BP, Turner CA, Harvey JE, Stott MB, Power JF, Harris PWR, Keyzers RA, Brimble MA. 2018. Genome mining, isolation, chemical synthesis and biological evaluation of a novel lanthipeptide, tikitericin, from the extremophilic microorganism Thermogemmatispora strain T81. Chem Sci, 9, 7311-7317,


Carere CR, Hards K, Houghton KM, Power JF, McDonald B, Collet C, Gapes DJ, Sparling R, Boyd ES, Cook GM, Greening C, Stott MB. 2017. Mixotrophy drives niche expansion of verrucomicrobial methanotrophs. ISME J, 11, 2599-2610, doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.112.

Ji M, Greening C, Vanwonterghem I, Carere CR, Bay SK, Steen JA, Montgomery K, Lines T, Beardall J, van Dorst J, Snape I, Stott MB, Hugenholtz P, Ferrari BC. 2017. Atmospheric trace gases support primary production in Antarctic desert surface soil. Nature, 552, 400-403, doi:10.1038/nature25014.

Ney B, Ahmed FH, Carere CR, Biswas A, Warden AC, Morales SE, Pandey G, Watt SJ, Oakeshott JG, Taylor MC, Stott MB, Jackson CJ, Greening C. 2017. The methanogenic redox cofactor F420 is widely synthesized by aerobic soil bacteria. ISME J, 11, 125-137, doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.100.

Ney B, Carere CR, Sparling R, Jirapanjawat T, Stott MB, Jackson CJ, Oakeshott JG, Warden AC, Greening C. 2017. Cofactor tail length modulates catalysis of bacterial F420-dependent oxidoreductases. Front Microbiol, 8, 1902, doi:10.3389/fmicb.2017.01902.

Ward L, Taylor MW, Power JF, Scott BJ, McDonald IR, Stott MB. 2017. Microbial community dynamics in Inferno Crater Lake, a thermally fluctuating geothermal spring. ISME J, 11, 1158-1167, doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.193.

Zaremba-Niedzwiedzka K, Caceres EF, Saw JH, Backstrom D, Juzokaite L, Vancaester E, Seitz KW, Anantharaman K, Starnawski P, Kjeldsen KU, Stott MB, Nunoura T, Banfield JF, Schramm A, Baker BJ, Spang A, Ettema TJ. 2017. Asgard archaea illuminate the origin of eukaryotic cellular complexity. Nature, 541, 353-358, doi:10.1038/nature21031


Stott MB, Taylor MW. 2016. Microbial ecology research in New Zealand. NZ J Ecol, 40, 12-28, doi: 10.20417/nzjecol.40.2

Lee KC, Stott MB, Dunfield PF, Huttenhower C, McDonald IR, Morgan XC. 2016. The Chthonomonas calidirosea genome is highly conserved across geographic locations and distinct chemical and microbial environments in New Zealand's Taupō Volcanic Zone. Appl Environ Microbiol, 82, 3572-3581, doi:10.1128/AEM.00139-16

Greening C, Biswas A, Carere CR, Jackson CJ, Taylor MC, Stott MB, Cook GM, Morales SE. 2016. Genomic and metagenomic surveys of hydrogenase distribution indicate H2 is a widely utilised energy source for microbial growth and survival. ISME J, 10, 761-777,  doi:10.1038/ismej.2015.153.