Don A Cowan
Don A Cowan
Centre for Microbial Ecology and Genomics, University of Pretoria
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Review and re-analysis of domain-specific 16S primers
GC Baker, JJ Smith, DA Cowan
Journal of microbiological methods 55 (3), 541-555, 2003
On the rocks: the microbiology of Antarctic Dry Valley soils
SC Cary, IR McDonald, JE Barrett, DA Cowan
Nature Reviews Microbiology 8 (2), 129-138, 2010
Some like it cold: understanding the survival strategies of psychrophiles
P De Maayer, D Anderson, C Cary, DA Cowan
EMBO reports 15 (5), 508-517, 2014
The search for the ideal biocatalyst
SG Burton, DA Cowan, JM Woodley
Nature biotechnology 20 (1), 37-45, 2002
Microbial ecology of hot desert edaphic systems
TP Makhalanyane, A Valverde, E Gunnigle, A Frossard, JB Ramond, ...
FEMS microbiology reviews 39 (2), 203-221, 2015
Metagenomic gene discovery: past, present and future
D Cowan, Q Meyer, W Stafford, S Muyanga, R Cameron, P Wittwer
TRENDS in Biotechnology 23 (6), 321-329, 2005
Enhancing the functional properties of thermophilic enzymes by chemical modification and immobilization
DA Cowan, R Fernandez-Lafuente
Enzyme and Microbial Technology 49 (4), 326-346, 2011
Thermophilic ethanologenesis: future prospects for second-generation bioethanol production
MP Taylor, KL Eley, S Martin, MI Tuffin, SG Burton, DA Cowan
Trends in biotechnology 27 (7), 398-405, 2009
A reservoir of ‘historical’antibiotic resistance genes in remote pristine Antarctic soils
MW Van Goethem, R Pierneef, OKI Bezuidt, Y Van De Peer, DA Cowan, ...
Microbiome 6, 1-12, 2018
The healthy human blood microbiome: fact or fiction?
DJ Castillo, RF Rifkin, DA Cowan, M Potgieter
Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology 9, 449041, 2019
Molecular adaptations to psychrophily: the impact of ‘omic’technologies
A Casanueva, M Tuffin, C Cary, DA Cowan
Trends in microbiology 18 (8), 374-381, 2010
Bacterial diversity in three different Antarctic cold desert mineral soils
JJ Smith, LA Tow, W Stafford, C Cary, DA Cowan
Microbial Ecology 51, 413-421, 2006
Blind spots in global soil biodiversity and ecosystem function research
CA Guerra, A Heintz-Buschart, J Sikorski, A Chatzinotas, ...
Nature communications 11 (1), 3870, 2020
Xerotolerant bacteria: surviving through a dry spell
PH Lebre, P De Maayer, DA Cowan
Nature Reviews Microbiology 15 (5), 285-296, 2017
Endangered antarctic environments
DA Cowan, LA Tow
Annu. Rev. Microbiol. 58 (1), 649-690, 2004
Tracking, targeting, and conserving soil biodiversity
CA Guerra, RD Bardgett, L Caon, TW Crowther, M Delgado-Baquerizo, ...
Science 371 (6526), 239-241, 2021
Biomolecular stability and life at high temperatures
RM Daniel*, DA Cowan
Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences CMLS 57, 250-264, 2000
A roadmap for Antarctic and Southern Ocean science for the next two decades and beyond
MC Kennicutt, SL Chown, JJ Cassano, D Liggett, LS Peck, R Massom, ...
Antarctic Science 27 (1), 3-18, 2015
Extremophiles in biofuel synthesis
D Barnard, A Casanueva, M Tuffin, D Cowan
Environmental technology 31 (8-9), 871-888, 2010
Challenges to the future conservation of the Antarctic
SL Chown, JE Lee, KA Hughes, J Barnes, PJ Barrett, DM Bergstrom, ...
Science 337 (6091), 158-159, 2012
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