Kent Laboratory University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Amato, K.R., C.J. Yeoman, A.D. Kent, N. Righini, A. Estrada, R.M. Stumpf, S. Yildirim, M. Torralba, M. Gillis, B.A. Wilson, K.E. Nelson, B.A. White, S.R. Leigh. 2013. Habitat degradation impacts primate gastrointestinal microbiomes. ISME Journal, in press.

Khullar, E., A.D. Kent, T.D. Leathers, K.M. Bischoff; K.D. Rausch, M.E. Tumbleson, V. Singh. 2013. Contamination issues in a continuous ethanol production corn wet milling facility. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, in press. [Article]

Peralta, A.L., J.W. Matthews, D. N. Flanagan, and A.D. Kent. 2012. Environmental factors at dissimilar spatial scales influence plant and microbial communities in restored wetlands. Wetlands 32(6):1125-1134. [Article]

Paver, S.F., C.E. Nelson, A.D. Kent. 2012. Temporal succession of glycolate-utilizing bacterioplankton tracks changes in dissolved organic matter in a high-elevation lake. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, in press. [Article]

Rigonato, J., A.D. Kent, D.O. Alvarenga, F.D. Andreote, R.M. Beirigo, B. Vidal-Torrado, M.F. Fiore. 2012. Drivers of cyanobacterial diversity and community composition in mangrove soils in southeast Brazil. Environmental Microbiology, in press. [Article]

Rigonato, J., D. Alvarenga, F.D. Andreote, A. Dias, I. Melo, A.D. Kent, M. Fiore. 2012. Cyanobacterial diversity in the phyllosphere of a mangrove forest. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 80:312-322. [Article]

Yeoman, C.J., N. Chia, S. Yildirim, M.E. Berg Miller, A.D. Kent, R. Stumpf, S.R. Leigh, K.E. Nelson, B.A. White, and B.A. Wilson. 2011. Towards an evolutionary model of animal-associated microbiomes. Entropy 13(3): 570-594. [Article]

Paver, S.F. and A.D. Kent. 2010. Temporal patterns in glycolate-utilizing bacterial community composition correlate with phytoplankton population dynamics in humic lakes. Microbial Ecology 60:406-418 [PDF]

Peralta, A.L., J.W. Matthews, and A.D. Kent. 2010. Microbial community structure and denitrification function in a wetland mitigation bank. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76:4702-4215. [PDF]

Kent, A.D. and Z.L. Bayne. 2010. Degraded water quality influences microbial community composition and perception of health risks in the Chattooga River. DNA and Cell Biology 29:509-517. [PDF]

Davis, S.C., W.J. Parton, F.G. Dohleman, C.M. Smith, S. Del Grosso, A.D. Kent, and E.H. DeLucia. 2010. Comparative biogeochemical cycles and sustainability of bioenergy crops. Ecosystems 13:144-156. [PDF]

Johnston, A.R., T.R. Gillespie, I.B. Rwego, T.L. Tranby-McLachlan, A.D. Kent, T.L. Goldberg. 2010. Molecular epidemiology of cross-species Giardia duodenalis transmission among people, livestock, and wild non-human primates in western Uganda. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, online.

Matthews, J.W., A.L. Peralta, D.N. Flanagan, P.M. Baldwin, A. Soni, A.D. Kent, and A.G. Endress. 2009. Relative influence of landscape versus local factors on plant community assembly in restored wetlands. Ecological Applications 19: 2108-2123. [PDF]

Matthews, J.W., A.L. Peralta, A. Soni, P. Baldwin, A.D. Kent, and A.G. Endress. 2009. Local and landscape correlates of non-native species invasion in restored wetlands. Ecography 32:1031-1039. [PDF]

Rusak, J.A., S.E. Jones, A.D. Kent, A.L. Shade, K.D. McMahon. 2009. Spatial synchrony in microbial community dynamics: testing among-year and lake patterns. Verhandlungen der Internationalen Vereinigung fur Theoretische und Angewandte Limnologie 30(6): 936-940. [PDF]

Yannarell, A.C., and A.D. Kent. 2009. Bacteria, distribution and community structure. Encyclopedia of Inland Waters, Gene Likens (ed.). Oxford: Elsevier. [PDF]

Kent, A.D., A.C. Yannarell, J.A. Rusak, E.W. Triplett, and K.D. McMahon. 2007. Synchrony in aquatic microbial community dynamics. The ISME Journal 1:38-47. [PDF]

Roesch, L.F.W., R.R. Fulthorpe, A. Riva, G. Casella, A.K.M. Hadwin, A.D. Kent, S.H. Daroub, F.A.O. Camargo, W.G. Farmerie, and E.W. Triplett. 2007. Pyrosequencing enumerates and contrasts soil microbial diversity. The ISME Journal 1:283-290. [PDF]

Peralta, A.L., J.W. Matthews, D.N. Flanagan, and A.D. Kent. 2007. Microbial community structure and function in restored floodplain forest wetlands. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Soil Biodiversity and Ecology. Taipei, Taiwan.

Shade, A.L., A.D. Kent, S.E. Jones, R.J. Newton, E.W. Triplett, and K.D. McMahon. 2007. Inter-annual dynamics and phenology of bacterial communities in a eutrophic lake. Limnology and Oceanography 52: 487-494. [PDF]

Jones, S.E., A.L. Shade, K.D. McMahon, A.D. Kent. 2007. Comparison of primer sets for use in automated ribosomal intergenic spacer analysis (ARISA) of aquatic bacterial communities:  an ecological perspective.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73:659-662. [PDF]

Kent, A.D., S.E. Jones, G.H. Lauster, J.M. Graham, R.J. Newton, and K.D. McMahon. 2006. Experimental manipulations of microbial food web interactions in a humic lake: shifting biological drivers of bacterial community structure. Environmental Microbiology 8:1448-1459. [PDF]

Newton, R. J., A. D. Kent, E. W. Triplett, and K. D. McMahon. 2006. Microbial community dynamics in a humic lake: differential persistence of common freshwater phylotypes. Environmental Microbiology 8:956-970. [PDF]

Balser, T., K. McMahon, D. Bart, D. Bronson, D.R. Coyle, N. Craig, M. Flores-Mangual, K. Forshay, S. Jones, A. Kent, A. Shade. 2006. Bridging the gap between micro- and macro-scale perspectives on the role of microbial communities in global change ecology. Plant and Soil 289:59-70. [PDF]

Watras, C.J., K.A. Morrison, A.D. Kent, N. Price, O. Regnell, C. Eckley, H. Hintelmann, and T. Hubacher.  2005.  Sources of methylmercury to a wetland-dominated lake in northern Wisconsin. Environmental Science and Technology 39:4747-4758. [PDF]

Eckley, C., C. Watras, H. Hintelmann, A.D Kent, and O. Regnell.  2005.  Mercury methylation in the hypolimnetic waters of lakes with and without connection to wetlands in northern Wisconsin. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 62:400-411. [PDF]

Jacob, C., A.D. Kent, B.J. Benson, R.J. Newton, and K.D. McMahon.  2005.  Biological databases for linking large microbial and environmental datasets. Proc. 9th World Multiconference on Systematics, Cybernetics and Informatics Vol VII: Informatics Systems Development II, July 14-18, 2002, Orlando, FL. [PDF]

Kent, A.D, S.E. Jones, A.C. Yannarell, J.M. Graham, G.H. Lauster, T.K. Kratz, and E.W. Triplett.  2004.  Annual patterns in bacterioplankton community variability in a humic lake.  Microbial Ecology 48(4):550-560. [PDF]

Graham, J.G., A.D. Kent, G.H. Lauster, A.C. Yannarell, L.E. Graham, T.K. Kratz, and E.W. Triplett.  2004.  Seasonal dynamics of phytoplankton and protoplankton communities in a northern temperate humic lake: diversity in a dinoflagellate dominated system. Microbial Ecology 48(4):528-540. [PDF]

Iniguez, A.L., E.A. Robleto, A.D. Kent, and E.W. Triplett.  2004.  Significant yield increase in Phaseolus vulgaris obtained by inoculation with a trifolitoxin-producing, Hup+ strain of Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. phaseoli.  Crop Management.  Online:

Kent, A.D., D.J. Smith, B.J. Benson, and E.W. Triplett.  2003.  A web-based phylogenetic assignment tool for analysis of terminal restriction length polymorphism profiles of microbial communities. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 69:6768-6776. [PDF]

Yannarell, A.C., A.D. Kent, G.H. Lauster, T.K. Kratz, and E.W. Triplett.  2003.  Temporal patterns in bacterial communities in three temperate lakes of different trophic status. Microbial Ecology 46:391-405. [PDF]

Kent, A.D. and E.W. Triplett.  2002.  Microbial communities and their interactions in soil and rhizosphere ecosystems. Annual Review of Microbiology 56:211-236. [PDF]

Kent, A.D., M.L. Wojtasiak, E.A. Robleto, and E.W. Triplett.  1998. A transposable partitioning locus used to stabilize plasmid-borne hydrogen oxidation and trifolitoxin production genes in a Sinorhizobium strain. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 64:1657-1662. [PDF]

Welch R.A., M.E. Bauer, A.D. Kent, J.A. Leeds, M. Moayeri, L.B. Regassa, and D.L. Swenson.  1995.  Battling against host phagocytes: the wherefore of the RTX family of toxins?  Infectious Agents and Disease 4:254-272.