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R. Menon, C. R. Jackson, and M. M. Holland. 2013. The influence of vegetation on microbial enzyme activity and bacterial community structure in freshwater constructed wetland sediments. Wetlands in press

C. R. Jackson, H. L. Tyler, and J. J. Millar. 2013. Determination of microbial extracellular enzyme activity in waters, soils, and sediments using high throughput microplate assays. Journal of Visualized Experiments in press

N. D. Pugh, C. R. Jackson, and D. S. Pasco. 2013. Total bacterial load within Echinacea purpurea, determined using a new PCR-based quantification method, is correlated with LPS levels and in vitro macrophage activity. Planta Medica 79: 9-14

A. J. Rietl and C. R. Jackson. 2012. Effects of the ecological restoration practices of prescribed burning and mechanical thinning on soil microbial enzyme activities and leaf litter decomposition. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 50: 47-57

C. R. Jackson and W. C. Denney. 2011. Annual and seasonal variation in the phyllosphere community associated with leaves of the Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora). Microbial Ecology 61: 113-122

M. T. Moore, R. Kroger, and C. R. Jackson. 2011. The role of aquatic ecosystems in the elimination of pollutants. In, Ecological Impacts of Toxic Chemicals, F. Sanchez-Bayo, P. van den Brink, and R. M. Mann (Eds.). Bentham Science Publishers, Oak Park, IL. pp. 225-237

S. Mahalaxmi, C. R. Jackson, C. Williford, and C. L. Burandt. 2010. Estimation of treatment time for microbial preprocessing of biomass. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 162: 1414-1422

C. R. Jackson and S. Raub. 2010. The microbial ecology of peat swamp forests. In, Horizons in Earth Science Research, Vol. 2, B. Veress and J Szigethy (Eds.). Nova Publishers, Hauppauge, NY. pp. 165-180

K. A. Smart and C. R. Jackson. 2009. Fine scale patterns in microbial extracellular enzyme activity during leaf litter decomposition in a stream and its floodplain. Microbial Ecology 58: 591-598

D. C. Holly, G. N. Ervin, C. R. Jackson, S. V. Diehl, and G. T. Kirker. 2009. Effect of an invasive grass on ambient rates of decomposition and microbial community structure: a search for causality. Biological Invasions 11: 1855-1868

C. R. Jackson and S. C. Vallaire. 2009. Effects of salinity and nutrient enrichment on microbial assemblages in Louisiana wetland sediments. Wetlands 29: 277-287

C. R. Jackson, K. C. Liew, and C. M. Yule. 2009. Structural and functional changes with depth in microbial communities in a tropical Malaysian peat swamp forest. Microbial Ecology, 57: 402-412

C. R. Jackson and A. Q. Weeks. 2008. Influence of particle size on bacterial community structure in aquatic sediments as revealed by 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 74: 5237-5240

E. F. Jackson and C. R. Jackson. 2008. Viruses in wetland ecosystems. Freshwater Biology 53: 1214-1227

K. A. Smart, H. L. Smart, and C. R. Jackson. 2008. The effects of fine scale environmental variation on microbial community structure and function in aquatic environments. In: Environmental Microbiology Research Trends, G. V. Kurladze (Ed.). Nova Science Publishers, Hauppage, NY. pp.167-190

C. R. Jackson and S. C. Vallaire. 2007. Microbial activity and decomposition of fine particulate organic matter in a Louisiana cypress swamp. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 26: 743-753

E. F. Jackson, H. L. Echlin, and C. R. Jackson. 2006. Changes in the phyllosphere community of the resurrection fern, Polypodium polypodioides, associated with rainfall and wetting. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 58: 236-246

C. R. Jackson. 2006. Ecological effects of Gulf Coast hurricanes: short-term impacts and long-term consequences (symposium report). Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, 87(4): 374-379

E. Lyautey, C. R. Jackson, J. Cayrou, J-L. Rols, and F. Garabétian. 2005. Bacterial community succession in natural river biofilm assemblages. Microbial Ecology 50: 589-601

C. R. Jackson, S. L. Dugas, and K. G. Harrison. 2005. Enumeration and characterization of arsenate-resistant bacteria in arsenic free soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 37: 2319-2322

C. R. Jackson, K. G. Harrison, and S. L. Dugas. 2005. Enumeration and characterization of culturable arsenate resistant bacteria in a large estuary. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 28: 727-734

K. Parvatiyar, E. M. Alsabbagh, U. A. Ochsner, M. A. Stegemeyer, A. G. Smulian, S. H. Hwang, C. R. Jackson, T. R. McDermott, and D. J. Hassett. 2005. Global analysis of cellular factors and responses involved in Pseudomonas aeruginosa resistance to arsenite. Journal of Bacteriology 187: 4853-4864

J. Donahoe-Christiansen, S. D'Imperio, C. R. Jackson, W. P. Inskeep, and T. R. McDermott. 2004. Arsenite-oxidizing Hydrogenobaculum strain isolated from an acid-sulfate-chloride geothermal spring in Yellowstone National Park. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 70: 1865-1868

R. E. Macur, C. R. Jackson, L. M. Botero, T. R. McDermott, and W. P. Inskeep. 2004. Bacterial populations associated with the oxidation and reduction of arsenic in an unsaturated soil. Environmental Science and Technology 38: 104-111

C. R. Jackson and S. L. Dugas. 2003. Phylogenetic analysis of bacterial and archaeal arsC gene sequences suggests an ancient, common origin for arsenate reductase. BMC Evolutionary Biology 3:18

C. R. Jackson. 2003. Changes in community properties during microbial succession. Oikos 101: 444-448

C. R. Jackson, E. F. Jackson, S. L. Dugas, K. Gamble, and S. E. Williams. 2003. Microbial transformations of arsenite and arsenate in natural environments. Recent Research Developments in Microbiology 7: 103-118

C. R. Jackson, P. F. Churchill, and E. E. Roden. 2001. Successional changes in bacterial assemblage structure during epilithic biofilm development. Ecology 82: 555-566

C. R. Jackson, H. W. Langner, J. Donahoe-Christiansen, W. P. Inskeep, and T. R. McDermott. 2001. Molecular analysis of microbial community structure in an arsenite-oxidizing acidic thermal spring. Environmental Microbiology 3: 532-542

H. W. Langner, C. R. Jackson, T. R. McDermott, and W. P. Inskeep. 2001. Rapid oxidation of arsenite in a hot spring ecosystem in Yellowstone National Park. Environmental Science & Technology 35: 3302-3309

C. R. Jackson, E. E. Roden, and P. F. Churchill. 2000. Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis can fail to separate 16S rDNA fragments with multiple base differences. Molecular Biology Today 1: 49-51

C. R. Jackson and P. F. Churchill. 1999. Analysis of microbial communities by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis: Applications and limitations. Recent Research Developments in Microbiology 3: 81-91

C. R. Jackson, E. E. Roden, and P. F. Churchill. 1998. Changes in bacterial species composition in enrichment cultures with various dilutions of inoculum as monitored by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 64: 5046-5048

C. R. Jackson, J. P. Harper, D. Willoughby, E. E. Roden, and P. F. Churchill. 1997. A simple, efficient method for the separation of humic substances and DNA from environmental samples. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 63: 4993-4995

R. L. Sinsabaugh, R. K. Antibus, C. R. Jackson, S. Karpanty, M. Robinson, M. Liptak, and P. Franchini. 1997. A b-sitosterol assay for fine-root mass in soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 29: 39-44

C. R. Jackson, C. M. Foreman, and R. L. Sinsabaugh. 1995. Microbial enzyme activities as indicators of organic matter processing rates in a Lake Erie coastal wetland. Freshwater Biology 34: 329-342

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