Rosa Margesin, Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr.

Rosa Margesin, Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr.
Full Professor of Microbiology

Institute of Microbiology
Technikerstrasse 25
6020 Innsbruck
Austria

Microbiology II, Viktor-Franz-Hess building, ground floor, room 0/217

Phone: +43 512 507 51230
Fax: +43 512 507 51240
Mail: Rosa.Margesin@uibk.ac.at


Research areas

  • Psychrophilic microorganisms (biodiversity, taxonomy, ecology)
  • Environmental microbiology (biodegradation and bioremediation in cold habitats)
  • Soil microbiology

Teaching

List of courses ›

  • Basic microbiology: Significance of microorganisms (lecture)
  • History of microbiology (seminar)
  • Applied microbiology (seminar)
  • Applied microbiology (laboratory course)
  • Applied microbiology (excursion)

Publications

List of publications since 2000 ›

Publications 2019

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Margesin, R.: Member of the Editorial Board - International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2002-01-01 on-going.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Siles, J.A.; Cajthaml, T.; Frouz, J.; Margesin, R. (2019): Assessment of soil microbial communities involved in cellulose utilization at two contrasting Alpine forest sites.
    In: Soil Biology & Biochemistry 129/12, pp. 13 - 16. (DOI) (Web link)



Publications 2018

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Margesin, R.: Member of the Editorial Board - International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2002-01-01 on-going.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Margesin, R.; Albuquerque, L.; Zhang, D.; Froufe, H.; Severino, R.; Roxo, I.; Egas, C.; da Costa, M. (2018): Solimicrobium silvestre gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from alpine forest soil.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 68, pp. 2491 - 2498. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Margesin, R.; Zhang, D.; Albuquerque, L.; Froufe, H.; Egas, C.; da Costa, M. (2018): Lysobacter silvestris sp. nov., isolated from alpine forest soil, and reclassification of Luteimonas tolerans as Lysobacter tolerans comb. nov.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 68, pp. 1571 - 1577. (DOI)

  • Schumann, P.; Zhang, D.; França, L.; Margesin, R. (2018): Marmoricola silvestris sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium isolated from alpine forest soil.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 68/4, pp. 1313 - 1318. (DOI)

  • Siles, J.A.; Margesin, R. (2018): Insights into microbial communities mediating the bioremediation of hydrocarbon-contaminated soil from an Alpine former military site.
    In: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 102/10, pp. 4409 - 4421. (DOI)

  • Siles, J.A.; Öhlinger, B.; Cajthaml, T.; Kistler, E.; Margesin, R. (2018): Characterization of soil bacterial, archaeal and fungal communities inhabiting archaeological human-impacted layers at Monte Iato settlement (Sicily, Italy).
    In: Scientific Reports 8, No. 1903. (DOI) (Web link)



Publications 2017

(Co-)Edited Books

Anthology / Collected Edition (Editorship)
  • Margesin, R. (2017): Psychrophiles: From Biodiversity to Biotechnology. Cham: Springer International Publishing. ISBN 978-3-319-57056-3. 2 (erweitert und überarbeitet). (DOI) (Web link)

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Margesin, R.: Member of the Editorial Board - International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2002-01-01 on-going.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Margesin, R.; Siles, J.A.; Cajthaml, T.; Öhlinger, B.; Kistler, E. (2017): Microbiology Meets Archaeology: Soil Microbial Communities Reveal Different Human Activities at Archaic Monte Iato (Sixth Century BC).
    In: Microbial Ecology 73/4, pp. 925 - 938. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Schumann, P.; Zhang, D.C.; França, L.; Albuquerque, L.; da Costa, M.S.; Margesin, R. (2017): Psychromicrobium silvestre gen. nov., sp. nov., an actinobacterium isolated from alpine forest soils.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 67, pp. 640 - 645. (DOI)

  • Siles, J.A.; Cajthaml, T.; Filipová, A.; Minerbi, S.; Margesin, R. (2017): Altitudinal, seasonal and interannual shifts in microbial communities and chemical composition of soil organic matter in Alpine forest soils.
    In: Soil Biology & Biochemistry 112, pp. 1 - 13. (DOI)

  • Siles, J.A.; Margesin, R. (2017): Seasonal soil microbial responses are limited to changes in functionality at two Alpine forest sites differing in altitude and vegetation.
    In: Scientific Reports 7, Article 2204. (DOI)

Journal Article (Editorial)
  • Elster, J.; Margesin, R.; Wagner, D.; Häggblom, M. (2017): Polar and Alpine Microbiology - Earth’s Cryobiosphere.
    In: FEMS Microbiology Ecology 93, No. fiw221. (DOI) (Web link)



Publications 2016

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Elster, J; Margesin, R; Wagner, D.; Häggblom, M.: Guest Editors of Thematic Issue: Polar and Alpine Microbiology - FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31.

  • Margesin, R.: Member of the Editorial Board - International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2002-01-01 on-going.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • França, L.; Albuquerque, L.; Zhang, D.C.; Nouioui, I.; Klenk, H.P.; da Costa, M.S.; Margesin, R. (2016): Nakamurella silvestris sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium isolated from alpine forest soil.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 66, pp. 5460 - 5464. (DOI)

  • França, L.; Sannino, C.; Turchetti, B.; Buzzini, P.; Margesin, R. (2016): Seasonal and altitudinal changes of culturable bacterial and yeast diversity in Alpine forest soils.
    In: Extremophiles 20/6, pp. 855 - 873. (DOI)

  • Margesin, R.; Minerbi, S.; Schinner, F. (2016): Litter decomposition at two forest sites in the Italian Alps: a field study.
    In: Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 48/1, pp. 127 - 138. (DOI)

  • Margesin, R.; Zhang, D.-C.; Frasson, D.; Brouchkov, A. (2016): Glaciimonas frigoris sp. nov., a psychrophilic bacterium isolated from ancient Siberian permafrost sediment, and emended description of the genus Glaciimonas.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 66/2, pp. 744 - 748. (DOI)

  • Siles, J.A.; Cajthaml, T.; Minerbi, S.; Margesin, R (2016): Effect of altitude and season on microbial activity, abundance and community structure in Alpine forest soils.
    In: FEMS Microbiology Ecology 92/3, No. fiw008. (DOI)

  • Siles, J.A.; Margesin, R (2016): Abundance and Diversity of Bacterial, Archaeal, and Fungal Communities Along an Altitudinal Gradient in Alpine Forest Soils: What Are the Driving Factors?
    In: Microbial Ecology 72/1, pp. 207 - 220. (DOI)

  • Zhang, D.C.; Liu, Y.X.; Huang, H.J.; Weber, K.; Margesin, R. (2016): Oceanihabitans sediminis gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Flavobacteriaceae isolated from the Yellow Sea.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 66, pp. 3400 - 3405. (DOI)

  • Zhang, D.C.; Liu, Y.X.; Huang, H.J.; Weber, K.; Margesin, R. (2016): Winogradskyella sediminis sp. nov., isolated from marine sediment.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 66, pp. 3157 - 3163. (DOI)

  • Zhang, D.-C.; Schumann, P.; Wu, J.; Franca, L.; Neuner, K.; Margesin, R. (2016): Virgibacillus flavescens sp. nov., isolated from marine sediment.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 66/3, pp. 1138 - 1143. (DOI)

Book Chapter (Original Paper)
  • Margesin, R.; Zahng, D.C. (2016): Alpinimonas.
    In: Whitman, W.B.: Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria. Hoboken (New York) [u.a.]: Wiley & Sons, ISBN 978-1-118-96060-8, online. (DOI)

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Margesin, R. (2016): Psychrophiles: Biodiversity and ecology.
    In: Society for Applied Microbiology: Psychrophiles and Extremophiles. Bedford: Society for Applied Microbiology, p. 3.

  • Margesin, R.; Boruchkov, A. (2016): Isolation and characterization of bacteria from ancient Siberian permafrost.
    In: Man, Y.G.; Brouchkov, A.: Abstracts: 5th Russian Conference on Geocryology, Bacteria in Permafrost: their Nature and Implications in Medicine. Moskau: Moscow State University. (Web link)



Publications 2015

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Margesin, R.: Member of the Editorial Board - International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2002-01-01 on-going.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Frasson, D.; Udovičić, M.; Frey, B.; Lapanje, A.; Zhang, D.-C.; Margesin, R.; Sievers, M. (2015): Glaciimonas alpina sp. nov. isolated from alpine glaciers and reclassification of Glaciimonas immobilis Cr9-12 as the type strain of Glaciimonas alpina.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 65/6, pp. 1779 - 1785. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Zhang, D.-C.; Margesin, R. (2015): Gelidibacter sediminis sp. nov., isolated from a sediment sample in the Yellow Sea.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 65, pp. 2304 - 2309. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Zhang, D.-C.; Margesin, R. (2015): Marinomonas mangrovi sp. nov., isolated from mangrove sediment.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 65, pp. 1537 - 1541. (DOI)

  • Zhang, D.-C.; Neuner, K.; Wu, J.; Yao, J.; Margesin, R. (2015): Puniceibacterium sediminis sp. nov. from intertidal sediment.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 65, pp. 1462 - 1466. (DOI)

  • Zhang, D.-C.; Wu, J.; Neuner, K.; Yao, J.; Margesin, R. (2015): Algibacter amylolyticus sp. nov., isolated from intertidal sediment.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 65, pp. 1556 - 1560. (DOI)

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Margesin, R. (2015): Biotechnological signficance of microorganisms in low temperature environments.
    In: Kviderova, Jana; Tashyreva, Daria; Bernardova, Alexandra; Elster, Josef: 6th International Conference on Polar and Alpine Microbiology. Programme & Abstracts. Budweis: Südböhmische Universität České Budějovice / Jihočeská univerzita v Českých Budějovicích, ISBN 978-80-7394-528-2, p. 232. (Web link)

  • Sannino, C.; Di Mauro, S.; Filippucci, S.; Buzzini, P.; Margesin, R.; Turchetti, B. (2015): Yeats culturable Diversity of South Tyrolean Alpine Soils.
    In: Cardinali, G.; Corte, L.; Roscini, L.; Casella, S.; Cocolin, L.; Neviani, E.: Microbial Diversity 2015. The Challenge of Complexity. Firenze: Società Italiana di Microbiologia Agraria-Alimentare e Ambientale (SIMTREA), ISBN 979-12-200-0499-2, p. 220. (Web link)

  • Siles, J.A.; Cajthaml, T.; Minerbi, S.; Margesin, R. (2015): Effect of altitude and season on microbial community structure, abundance and functionality in alpine forest soils.
    In: Kviderova, Jana; Tashyreva, Daria; Bernardova, Alexandra; Elster, Josef: 6th International Conference on Polar and Alpine Microbiology. Programme & Abstracts. Budweis: Südböhmische Universität České Budějovice / Jihočeská univerzita v Českých Budějovicích, ISBN 978-80-7394-528-2, p. 40.



Publications 2014

(Co-)Edited Books

Anthology / Collected Edition (Editorship)
  • Buzzini, P.; Margesin, R. (2014): Cold-Adapted Yeasts. Biodiversity, Adaptation Strategies and Biotechnological Significance. Dordrecht - Heidelberg - London - New York - Berlin: Springer. ISBN 978-3-642-39680-9. (Web link)

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Margesin, R.: Member of the Editorial Board - International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2002-01-01 on-going.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Hemala, L.; Zhang, D.; Margesin, R. (2014): Cold-active antibacterial and antifungal activities and antibiotic resistance of bacteria isolated from an alpine hydrocarbon-contaminated industrial site.
    In: Research in Microbiology 165/6, pp. 447 - 456. (DOI)

  • Margesin, R.; Minerbi, S.; Schinner, F. (2014): Long-term monitoring of soil microbiological activities in two forest sites in South Tyrol in the Italian Alps.
    In: Microbes and Environments 29/3, pp. 277 - 285. (DOI)

  • Yu, D.; Margesin, R. (2014): Partial characterization of a crude cold-active lipase from Rhodococcus cercidiphylli BZ22.
    In: Folia Microbiologica 59/5, pp. 439 - 445. (DOI)

  • Zhang, D.C.; Margesin, R. (2014): Characterization of culturable heterotrophic bacteria in hydrocarbon-contaminated soil from an alpine former military site.
    In: World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology 30/6, pp. 1717 - 1724. (DOI)

  • Zhang, D.C.; Margesin, R. (2014): Martelella radicis sp. nov. and Martelella mangrovi sp. nov., isolated from mangrove sediment.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 64/9, pp. 3104 - 3108. (DOI)

Book Chapter (Original Paper)
  • Baumgarten, A.; Geitner, C.; Haslmayr, H. P.; Zechmeister-Boltenstern, S.; Bohner, A.; Blum, W. E. H.; Dersch, G.; Englisch, M.; Freudenschuss, A.; Huber, S.; Illmer, P.; Jandl, R.; Katzensteiner, K.; Kitzler, B.; Klik, A.; Margesin, R.; Markart, G.; Murer, E.; Spiegel, H.; Stöhr, D.; Strauss, P.; Wenzel, W. (2014): Der Einfluss des Klimawandels auf die Pedosphäre.
    In: Kromp-Kolb, Helga; Nakicenovic, Nebojsa; Steininger, Karl; Gobiet, Andreas; Formayer, Herbert; Köppl, Angela; Prettenthaler, Franz; Stötter, Johann; Schneider, Jürgen; Austrian Panel on Climate Change: Österreichischer Sachstandsbericht Klimawandel 2014. Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, ISBN 978-3-7001-7699-2, Vol. 2, pp. 601 - 640. (DOI) (Web link)

Book Chapter (Review)
  • Buzzini, P.; Margesin, R. (2014): Cold-adapted yeasts: a lesson from the cold and a challenge for the XXI century.
    In: Buzzini, P.; Margesin, R.: Cold-Adapted Yeasts. Biodiversity, Adaptation Strategies and Biotechnological Significance. Dordrecht - Heidelberg - London - New York - Berlin: Springer, ISBN 978-3-642-39680-9, pp. 3 - 22. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Margesin, R. (2014): Bioremediation and biodegradation of hydrocarbons by cold-adapted yeasts.
    In: Buzzini, P.; Margesin, R.: Cold-Adapted Yeasts. Biodiversity, Adaptation Strategies and Biotechnological Significance. Dordrecht - Heidelberg - London - New York - Berlin: Springer, ISBN 978-3-642-39680-9, pp. 465 - 480. (Web link)

  • Turchetti, B.; Goretti, M.; Buzzini, P.; Margesin, R. (2014): Cold-adapted yeasts in alpine and apennine glaciers.
    In: Buzzini, P.; Margesin, R.: Cold-Adapted Yeasts. Biodiversity, Adaptation Strategies and Biotechnological Significance. Dordrecht - Heidelberg - London - New York - Berlin: Springer, ISBN 978-3-642-39680-9, pp. 99 - 122. (Web link)



Publications 2013

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Margesin, R.: Member of the Editorial Board - International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2002-01-01 on-going.

  • Margesin, R.; Timco, G.; Snape, I.: Special Issue: Contaminants in Freezing Ground and Cold Ecosystems - Cold Regions Science and Technology CRST, 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Mair, J.; Schinner, F.; Margesin, R. (2013): A feasiblity study on the bioremediation of hydrocarbon-contaminated soil from an Alpine former military site: effects of temperature and biostimulation.
    In: Cold Regions Science And Technology 96, pp. 122 - 128. (DOI)

  • Margesin, R.; Moertelmaier, C.; Mair, J. (2013): Low-temperature biodegradation of petroleum hydrocarbons (n-alkanes, phenol, anthracene, pyrene) by four actinobacterial strains.
    In: International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 84, pp. 185 - 191. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Margesin, R.; Zhang, D.C. (2013): Humitalea rosea gen. nov., sp. nov., an aerobic bacteriochlorophyll-containing bacterium of the family Acetobacteraceae isolated from soil.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 63/4, pp. 1411 - 1416. (DOI)

  • Margesin, R.; Zhang, D.C. (2013): Pedobacter ruber sp. nov., a novel psychrophilic bacterium isolated from soil.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 63/1, pp. 339 - 344. (DOI)

  • Zhang, D.C.; Brouchkov, A.; Griva, G.; Schinner, F.; Margesin, R. (2013): Isolation and characterization of bacteria from ancient Siberian permafrost sediment.
    In: Biology 2, pp. 64 - 85. (DOI) (Web link)

Journal Article (Editorial)
  • Margesin, R.; Snape, I. (2013): Special Issue: Contaminants in freezing ground and associated cold ecosystems.
    In: Cold Regions Science And Technology 96, pp. 69 - 70. (DOI)

Book Chapter (Original Paper)
  • Filipiak, W.; Sponring, A.; Baur, M.; Ager, C.; Wiesenhofer, H.; Margesin, R.; Nagl, M.; Troppmair, J.; Amann, A. (2013): Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) released by pathogenic microorganisms in vitro: potential breath biomarkers for early-stage diagnosis of disease.
    In: Amann, A.; Smith, D.: Volatile biomarkers. Non-Invasive Diagnosis in Physiology and Medicine. Amsterdam [u.a.]: Elsevier, ISBN 978-0444626134, pp. 463 - 512. (Web link)



Publications 2012

(Co-)Edited Books

Proceedings (Editorship)
  • Margesin, R.; Schinner, F. (2012): 8th International Conference "Contaminants in Freezing Ground". Programme and Abstracts. Innsbruck: Eigenverlag - Universität Innsbruck.

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Margesin, R.: Member of the Editorial Board - International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2002-01-01 on-going.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Krzyzak, J.; Plaza, G.; Margesin, R.; Wasilkowski, D; Mrozik, A. (2012): Microbial parameters as bioindicators of soil quality during aided phytostabilization of metal contaminated soil.
    In: Environmental Engineering and Management Journal 11/10, pp. 1775 - 1782. (Web link)

  • Margesin, R.; Schumann, P.; Zhang, D.C.; Redzic, M.; Zhou, Y.G.; Liu, H.C.; Schinner, F. (2012): Arthrobacter cryoconiti sp. nov., a psychrophilic bacterium isolated from alpine glacier cryoconite.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 62, pp. 379 - 402. (DOI)

  • Margesin, R.; Spröer, C.; Zhang, D.C.; Busse, H.J. (2012): Polaromonas glacialis sp. nov. and Polaromonas cryoconiti sp. nov., isolated from alpine glacier cryoconite.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 62/11, pp. 2662 - 2668. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Margesin, R.; Zhang, D.C.; Busse, H.J. (2012): Sphingomonas alpina sp. nov., a psychrophilic bacterium isolated from soil.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 62/7, pp. 1558 - 1563. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Pereira-Medrano, A.; Margesin, R.; Wright, P. (2012): Proteome characterization of the unsequenced psychrophile Pedobacter cryoconitis using 15N metabolic labeling, tandem mass spectrometry and a new bioinformatic workflow.
    In: Proteomics 12/6, pp. 775 - 789. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Schumann, P.; Zhang, D.C.; Redzic, M.; Margesin, R. (2012): Alpinimonas psychrophila gen. nov., sp. nov., an actinobacterium of the family Microbacteriaceae isolated from alpine glacier cryoconite.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 62/11, pp. 2724 - 2730. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Zhang, D.C.; Busse, H.J.; Wieser, C.; Liu, H.-C.; Zhou, Y.-G.; Schinner, F.; Margesin, R. (2012): Candidimonas bauzanensis sp. nov., isolated from soil, and emended description of the genus Candidimonas Vaz-Moreira et al. 2011.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 62/9, pp. 2084 - 2089. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Zhang, D.C.; Moertelmaier, C.; Margesin, R. (2012): Characterization of the bacterial and archaeal diversity in hydrocarbon-contaminated soil.
    In: Science of the Total Environment 421-422, pp. 184 - 196. (DOI)

  • Zhang, D.C.; Redzic, M.; Liu, H.-C.; Zhou, Y.-G.; Schinner, F.; Margesin, R. (2012): Devosia psychrophila sp. nov. and Devosia glacialis sp. nov., from alpine glacier cryoconite, and an emended description of the genus Devosia.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 62/3, pp. 710 - 715. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Zhang, D.C.; Schumann, P.; Redzic, M.; Zhou, Y.-G.; Liu, H.-C.; Schinner, F.; Margesin, R. (2012): Nocardioides alpinus sp. nov., a psychrophilic actinomycete isolated from alpine glacier cryoconite.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 62/2, pp. 445 - 450. (DOI) (Web link)

Journal Article (Meeting-Abstract)
  • Krzyżak, J.; Płaza, G.; Margesin, R.; Wasilkowski, D.; Mrozik, A. (2012): Enzyme activities and respiration as bioindicators of the biological quality of Pb-Cd-contaminated soil under aided phytostabilization.
    In: Environmental Engineering and Management Journal 11/3, Supplement, p. S46. (Web link)

Book Chapter (Review)
  • Feller, G.; Margesin, R. (2012): Polar microorganisms and biotechnology.
    In: Miller, R..; Whyte, L.G.: Polar Microbiology: Life in a Deepfreeze. Washington: ASM Press, ISBN 978-1-55581-604-9, pp. 166 - 180. (Web link)

  • Margesin, R. (2012): Psychrophilic microorganisms in alpine soils.
    In: Lütz, Cornelius: Plants in Alpine Regions. Cell Physiology of Adaption and Survival Strategies. Dordrecht - Heidelberg - London - New York - Berlin: Springer, ISBN 978-3-7091-0135-3, pp. 187 - 198. (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Moertelmaier, C.; Zhang, D.C.; Mair, J.; Margesin, R. (2012): Low-temperature biodegradation of petroleum hydrocarbons by actinobacterial strains.
    In: Margesin, R.; Schinner, F.: 8th International Conference "Contaminants in Freezing Ground". Programme and Abstracts. Innsbruck: Eigenverlag - Universität Innsbruck, p. 62.



Publications 2011

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Margesin, R.: Member of the Editorial Board - International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2002-01-01 on-going.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Lee, Y.M.; Kim, S.Y.; Jung, J.; Kim, E.H.; Cho, K.H.; Schinner, F.; Margesin, R.; Hong, S.G.; Lee, H.K. (2011): Cultured bacterial diversity and human impact on alpine glacier cryoconite.
    In: JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY 49/3, pp. 355 - 362. (DOI)

  • Margesin, R.; Plaza, G.A.; Kasenbacher, S. (2011): Characterization of bacterial communities at heavy-metal-contaminated sites.
    In: Chemosphere 82/11, pp. 1583 - 1588. (DOI)

  • Zhang, D.; Busse, H.J.; Liu, H.C.; Xin, Y.H.; Zhou, Y.G.; Schinner, F.; Margesin, R. (2011): Hymenobacter psychrophilus sp. nov., a psychrophilic bacterium isolated from soil.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 61/4, pp. 859 - 863. (DOI)

  • Zhang, D.; Busse, H.J.; Liu, H.C.; Zhou, Y.G.; Schinner, F.; Margesin, R. (2011): Sphingomonas glacialis sp. nov., a psychrophilic bacterium isolated from alpine glacier cryoconite.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 61, pp. 587 - 591. (DOI)

  • Zhang, D.C.; Liu, H.C.; Zhou, Y.G.; Schinner, F.; Margesin, R. (2011): Pseudomonas bauzanensis sp.nov., a novel bacterium isolated from soil.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 61/10, pp. 2333 - 2337. (DOI)

  • Zhang, D.C.; Liu, H.C.; Zhou, Y.G.; Schinner, F.; Margesin, R. (2011): Tistrella bauzanensis sp. nov., a novel bacterium isolated from soil.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 61/9, pp. 2227 - 2230. (DOI)

  • Zhang, D.C.; Redzic, M.; Schinner, F.; Margesin, R. (2011): Glaciimonas immobilis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the family Oxalobacteraceae isolated from alpine glacier cryoconite.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 61/9, pp. 2186 - 2190. (DOI)

Journal Article (Review)
  • Margesin, R.; Miteva, V. (2011): Diversity and ecology of psychrophilic microorganisms.
    In: Research in Microbiology 162/3, pp. 346 - 361. (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Hemala, L.; Margesin, R. (2011): Production of antimicrobial compounds by bacteria isolated from an alpine industrial site contaminated with hydrocarbons.
    In: Sterflinger, K.; Pinar, G.: 15th International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation Symposium (IBBS-15). Abstract Book. Wincham: International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation Society, p. IBBS-15-8-P07.

  • Margesin, R.; Moertelmaier, C.; Zhang, D.C. (2011): Bacterial diversity and biodegradation in hydrocarbon-contaminated soil from an alpine industrial site.
    In: Sterflinger, K.; Pinar, G.: 15th International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation Symposium (IBBS-15). Abstract Book. Wincham: International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation Society, p. IBBS-15-8-O02.

Encyclopaedia Entry, Scientific
  • Margesin, R.; Shivaji, S. (2011): Genus II. Pedobacter.
    In: Krieg, N.R.; Staley, J.T.; Brown, D.R.; Hedlund, B.P.; Paster, B.J.; Ward, N.L.; Ludwig, W.; Whitman, B: Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology. Volume 4: The Bacteroidetes, Spirochaetes, Tenericutes (Mollicutes), Acidobacteria, Vibrobacteres, Fusobacteria, Dictyoglomi, Gemmatimonadetes, Lentisphaerae, Verrucomicrobia, Chlamydiae, and Planctomycetes. Dordrecht - Heidelberg - London - New York - Berlin: Springer, ISBN 978-0-387-95042-6, Vol. 5, pp. 339 - 351.



Publications 2010

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Margesin, R.: Member of the Editorial Board - International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2002-01-01 on-going.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Plaza, G.A.; Nalecz-Jawecki, G.; Pinyakong, O.; Illmer, P.; Margesin, R. (2010): Ecotoxicological and microbiological characterization of soils from heavy metal and hydrocarbon contaminated sites.
    In: ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT 163/1-4, pp. 477 - 488.

  • Zhang, D.; Liu, H.; Xin, Y.; Zhou, Y.; Schinner, F.; Margesin, R. (2010): Dyadobacter psychrophilus sp. nov., a novel psychrophilic bacterium isolated from soil.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 60, pp. 1640 - 1643. (DOI)

  • Zhang, D.; Liu, H.; Xin, Y.; Zhou, Y.; Schinner, F.; Margesin, R. (2010): Luteimonas terricola sp. nov., a psychrophilic bacterium isolated from soil.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 60, pp. 1581 - 1584. (DOI)

  • Zhang, D.; Liu, H.; Xin, Y.; Zhou, Y.; Schinner, F.; Margesin, R. (2010): Sphingopyxis bauzanensis sp. nov., a novel psychrophilic bacterium isolated from soil.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 60/11, pp. 2618 - 2622. (DOI)

  • Zhang, D.; Schinner, F.; Margesin, R. (2010): Pedobacter bauzanensis sp. nov., isolated from soil.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 60, pp. 2592 - 2595. (DOI)

  • Zhang, D.; Schumann, P.; Liu, H.; Xin, Y.; Zhou, Y.; Schinner, F.; Margesin, R. (2010): Agromyces bauzanensis sp. nov., isolated from hydrocarbon-contaminated soil.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 60, pp. 2341 - 2345. (DOI)

  • Zhang, D.; Schumann, P.; Liu, H.; Xin, Y.; Zhou, Y.; Schinner, F.; Margesin, R. (2010): Arthrobacter alpinus sp. nov., a psychrophilic bacterium isolated from alpine soil.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 60, pp. 2149 - 2153. (DOI)

Journal Article (Review)
  • Margesin, R.; Feller, G. (2010): Biotechnological applications of psychrophiles.
    In: ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY 31/8-9, pp. 835 - 844. (DOI)

Book Chapter (Original Paper)
  • Fell, J.W.; Margesin, R. (2010): Mrakiella. Chapter 121.
    In: Kurtzman, C.P.; Fell, J.W.; Boekhout, Teun: The Yeasts. A Taxonomic Study. Amsterdam [u.a.]: Elsevier, ISBN 978-0-444-52149-1, 5. Aufl., pp. 1847 - 1852.

  • Plaza, G.; Gawior, K.; Jawecki-Nalecz, G.; Margesin, R. (2010): Zastosowanie biotestów jako wskaznikow zanieczysczczenia gleb. The application of biotests as an indicator of soil contamination.
    In: Skowronek, J.: Innowacyjne rozwiązania rewitalizacji terenów zdegradowanych. Innovation Solutions for Revitalization of Degraded Areas. Katowice: Instittute for Ecology of Industrial Areas, ISBN 978-83-905712-9-4, pp. 71 - 77.

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Margesin, R. (2010): Low temperature bioremedation with alpine microorganisms.
    In: CFG: CFG7 Contaminants in Freezing Ground. 24.05.2010 - 28.05.2010, Kingston, Ontario, Proceedings. Kingston: Queen’s University.



Publications 2009

(Co-)Edited Books

Anthology / Collected Edition (Editorship)
  • Margesin, R. (2009): Permafrost Soils. Dordrecht - Heidelberg - London - New York - Berlin: Springer (= Soil Biology, Volume 16). ISBN 978-3-540-69370-3.

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Margesin, R.: Member of the Editorial Board - International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2002-01-01 on-going.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Gratia, E.; Weekers, F.; Margesin, R.; D’Amico, S.; Thonart, P.; Feller, G. (2009): Selection of a cold-adapted bacterium for bioremediation of wastewater at low temperatures.
    In: Extremophiles 13, pp. 763 - 768.

  • Margesin, R. (2009): Effect of temperature on growth parameters of psychrophilic bacteria and yeasts.
    In: Extremophiles 13/2, pp. 257 - 262.

  • Margesin, R.; Jud, M.; Tscherko, D.; Schinner, F. (2009): Microbial communities and activities in alpine and subalpine soils.
    In: FEMS Microbiology Ecology 67, pp. 208 - 218.

  • Plaza, G.A.; Łukasik, W.; Nałęcz-Jawecki, G.; Margesin, R. (2009): Application of the root elongation test as indicator to assess phytotoxicity of contaminated soils.
    In: FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN 18, pp. 353 - 359.

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Bunge, Michael; Araghipour, Nooshin; Mikoviny, Tomas; Dunkl, Jürgen; Schnitzhofer, Ralf; Hansel, Armin; Schinner, Franz; Wisthaler, Armin; Margesin, Rosa; Märk, Tilmann D. (2009): On-Line PTR-MS Monitoring of Volatile Metabolites in the Dynamic Headspace of Microbial Cultures.
    In: Hansel, Armin; Dunkl, Jürgen: Contributions. 4th International Conference on Proton Transfer Reaction Mass Spectrometry and Its Applications. Innsbruck: innsbruck university press (IUP), ISBN 978-3-902571-99-1, p. 212.

  • Margesin, R. (2009): Hydrocarbon bioremediation in alpine soils.
    In: Proceedings of the 09th Finnish Conference of Environmental Science, Lahti, Finland, May 14-15, 2009. Eigenverlag.

  • Plaza, G.; Gawior, K.; Jawecki-Nalecz, G.; Margesin, R. (2009): The application of biotests as an indicator of soil contamination.
    In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference "Innovative solutions of revitalization of degraded areas". Eigenverlag.



Publications 2008

(Co-)Edited Books

Anthology / Collected Edition (Editorship)
  • Margesin, Rosa; Schinner, Franz; Marx, Jean-Claude; Gerday, Charles (Ed.) (2008): Psychrophiles: from Biodiversity to Biotechnology. Dordrecht - Heidelberg - London - New York - Berlin: Springer. ISBN 978-3-540-74334-7.

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Margesin, R.: Member of the Editorial Board - International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2002-01-01 on-going.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Bunge, M.; Araghipour, N.; Mikoviny, T.; Dunkl, J.; Schnitzhofer, R.; Hansel, A.; Schinner, F.; Wisthaler, A.; Margesin, R.; Märk, T.D. (2008): On-line PTR-MS monitoring of volatile metabolites in the dynamic headspace of microbial cultures.
    In: Applied and Environmental Microbiology 74, pp. 2179 - 2186.

  • Margesin, R.; Fell, J.F. (2008): /Mrakiella cryoconiti/ gen. nov., sp. nov., a psychrophilic, anamorphic, basidiomycetous yeast from alpine and arctic habitats.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 58, pp. 2977 - 2982.

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Schinner, F.; Bonn, G.; Hansel, A.; Huck, C.; Margesin, R.; Rauch, W.; Wett, B.; Wisthaler, A. (2008): Umweltforschung und Biotechnologie.
    In: Grumiller, M.; Märk, T.D. (Series Editors): Zukunftsplattform Obergurgl 2008. Forschungskooperationen innerhalb der Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck. Innsbruck: innsbruck university press (IUP), ISBN 978-3-902571-79-3, pp. 251 - 256.

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Hong, S.G.; Kim, K.M.; Cho, J.C.; Oh, H.M.; Cho, K.H.; Margesin, R.; Schinner, F.; Lee, H.K. (2008): Bacterial community structure of an alpine cryoconite sample, as revealed by pyrosequencing analyses.
    In: Foght, J.; Greer, C.; Vincent, W.; Whyte, L.: 3rd International Conference on Polar and Alpine Microbiology. Eigenverlag, p. 43.

  • Margesin, R.; Hong, S.G.; Jud, M.; Tscherko, D.; Lee, H.K.; Schinner, F. (2008): Microbial activities and communities in alpine soils along an altitudinal gradient.
    In: Foght, J.; Greer, C.; Vincent, W.; Whyte, L.: 3rd International Conference on Polar and Alpine Microbiology. Eigenverlag, p. 3.

(Book) Reviews

Journal Article (Book Review)
  • Margesin, R. (2008): Book review: mycoremediation.
    In: Newsletter of the International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation Society 13, p. 3.



Publications 2007

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Margesin, R.: Member of the Editorial Board - International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2002-01-01 on-going.

  • Margesin, R.; Häggblom, M.: Edition of "Microorganisms in cold environments", Vol. 59 - FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 2007-01-01 - 2007-12-31.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Labbé, D.; Margesin, R.; Schinner, F.; Whyte, L.G.; Greer, C.W. (2007): Comparative phylogenetic analysis of microbial communities in pristine and hydrocarbon-contaminated alpine soils.
    In: FEMS Microbiology Ecology 59, pp. 466 - 475.

  • Margesin, R.; Hämmerle, M.; Tscherko, D. (2007): Microbial activity and community composition during bioremediation of diesel-oil-contaminated soil: effects of hydrocarbon concentration, fertilizers and incubation time.
    In: Microbial Ecology 53, pp. 259 - 269.

  • Margesin, Rosa; Fonteyne, Pierre-Alian; Schinner, Franz; Sampaio, José Paulo (2007): Rhodotorula psychrophila sp. nov., Rhodotorula psychrophenolica sp. nov. and Rhodotorula glacialis sp. nov., novel psychrophilic basidiomycetous yeast species from alpine environments.
    In: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC BACTERIOLOGY 57, pp. 2179 - 2184. (DOI)

Journal Article (Review)
  • Margesin, Rosa (2007): Alpine microorganisms: useful tools for low-temperature bioremediation.
    In: JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY 45/4, pp. 281 - 285.

  • Margesin, Rosa; Neuner, Gilbert; Storey, Kenneth B. (2007): Cold-loving microbes, plants, and animals - fundamental and applied aspects.
    In: NATURWISSENSCHAFTEN 94/2, pp. 77 - 99. (DOI) (Web link)

Journal Article (Editorial)
  • Margesin, R.; Häggblom, M. (2007): Microorganisms in cold environments (editorial).
    In: FEMS Microbiology Ecology 59, pp. 215 - 216.

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Mikoviny, T; Bunge, M; Araghipour, N.; Margesin, R.; Schinner, F.; Wisthaler, A.; Märk, T.D. (2007): Emission of volatile organic compounds from bacterial cultures.
    In: Hansel, A.; Märk, T.D. (eds.): 3rd International Conference on Proton Transfer Reaction Mass Spectrometry and Its Applications. Contributions. Innsbruck: innsbruck university press (IUP) (= Conference Series), ISBN 978-3-902571-03-8, pp. 204 - 207.

  • Plaza, G.; Pinyakong, O.; Margesin, R. (2007): Microbial activity measurements as indicators of soil contamination.
    In: Galazka, R. (Ed.): Proceedings of the First Polish Conference "Ecotoxicology in soil and water environments protection". Eigenverlag, pp. 36 - 38.

  • Schinner, F.; Bonn, G.; Hansel, A.; Huck, C.; Margesin, R.; Rauch, W.; Wett, B.; Wisthaler, A. (2007): Umwelforschung und Biotechnologie.
    In: Grumiller, M.; Märk, Tilmann D. (Hrsg.): Zukunftsplattform Obergurgl 2007. Forschungskooperationen innerhalb der Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck. Innsbruck: innsbruck university press (IUP) (= Conference Series), ISBN 978-3-902571-21-2, pp. 212 - 216.

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Bunge, M.; Araghipour, N.; Mikoviny, T.; Hansel, A.; Wisthaler, A.; Schinner, F.; Märk, T.D.; Margesin, R. (2007): An experimental set-up for the sensitive real-time detection of volatile metabolites from microbial cultures.
    In: American Society of Microbiology: Book of Abstracts 107th General Meeting of the ASM. Madison, Wisconsin: Omnipress.

  • Margesin, R. (2007): Cold-adapted microorganisms in alpine environments.
    In: MSK (Microbiological Society of Korea): 2007 International Meeting of the Microbiological Society of Korea. Proceedings. Eigenverlag, pp. 53 - 55.

  • Pereira-Medrano, A.G.; Margesin, R.; Wright, P.C. (2007): Proteomic characterization of the psychrophile Pedobacter cryoconitis based on both 15N metabolic labeling and de novo sequencing.
    In: American Society of Mass Spectrometry: Book of Abstracts, 55th International ASMS Meeting. Santa Fe: American Society for Mass Spectrometry.

  • Pereira-Medrano, A.G.; Margesin, R.; Wright, P.C. (2007): 15N metabolic labeling and tandem mass spectrometry: tools for the proteome characterization of the facultative psychrophile Pedobacter cryoconitis via ortholog searching and de novo sequencing.
    In: 2007 AICHE Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings on CD-ROM. Eigenverlag.

Encyclopaedia Entry, Scientific
  • Margesin, R. (2007): Cold-active enzymes as new tools in biotechnology.
    In: Gerday, C.; Glansdorff, N. (Hrsg.): Extremophiles. Encyclopedia of Life Support systems (EOLSS). Oxford: EOLSS Publishers, Vol. Volume 2, pp. 167 - 187.



Publications 2006

(Co-)Edited Books

Proceedings (Editorship)
  • Margesin, R.; Schinner, F. (2006): International Conference on Alpine and Polar Microbiology. Innsbruck: Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck.

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Margesin, R.: Member of the Editorial Board - International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2002-01-01 on-going.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Krallish, I; Gonta, S.; Savenkova, L.; Bergauer, P.; Margesin, R. (2006): Phenol degradation by immobilized cold-adapted yeast strains of Cryptococcus terreus and Rhodotorula creatinivora.
    In: Extremophiles 10/5, pp. 441 - 449.

  • Margesin, R.; Cimadom, J.; Schinner, F. (2006): Biological activity during composting of sewage sludge at low temperatures.
    In: International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 57/2, pp. 88 - 92.

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Labbé, D.; Margesin, R.; Schinner, F.; Whyte, L.G.; Greer, C.W. (2006): Comparative phylogenetic analysis of microbial communities in pristine and hydrocarbon-contaminated alpine soils.
    In: Margesin, R.; Schinner, F.: International Conference on Alpine and Polar Microbiology. Innsbruck: Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, p. 93.

  • Margesin, R. (2006): Low-temperature biodegradation of phenol.
    In: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences: 11th Congress of the Bulgarian Microbiologists with International Participation. Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, pp. 125 - 126.

  • Margesin, R.; Fonteyne, P.A.; Redl, B.; Schinner, F.; Stegner, U. (2006): Biodegradation of high amounts of phenol by cold-adapted bacteria and yeasts.
    In: Margesin, R.; Schinner, F.: International Conference on Alpine and Polar Microbiology. Innsbruck: Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, p. 95.



Publications 2005

(Co-)Edited Books

Anthology / Collected Edition (Editorship)
  • Margesin, Rosa; Schinner, Franz (2005): Manual for Soil Analysis - Monitoring and Assessing Soil Bioremediation. Dordrecht - Heidelberg - London - New York - Berlin: Springer (= Soil Biology, 5). ISBN 3-540-25346-7.

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Häggblom, M.; Margesin, R.: Editor - FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 2005-06-01 - 2005-06-30.

  • Margesin, R.: Member of the Editorial Board - International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2002-01-01 on-going.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Bergauer, P.; Fonteyne, P.A.; Nolard, N.; Schinner, F.; Margesin, R. (2005): Biodegradation of phenol and phenol-related compounds by psychrophilic and cold-tolerant alpine yeasts.
    In: Chemosphere 59, pp. 909 - 918.

  • Margesin, R.; Dieplinger, H.; Hofmann, J.; Sarg, B.; Lindner, H. (2005): A cold-active extracellular metalloprotease from Pedobacter cryoconitis.
    In: Research in Microbiology 156, pp. 499 - 505.

  • Margesin, R.; Fauster, V.; Fonteyne, P.A. (2005): Characterization of cold-active pectate lyases from psychrophilic Mrakia frigida.
    In: LETTERS IN APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY 40, pp. 453 - 459.

Journal Article (Editorial)
  • Häggblom, M.; Margesin, R. (2005): Microbal life in cold ecosystems (editorial).
    In: FEMS Microbiology Ecology 53, pp. 1 - 2.

Book Chapter (Original Paper)
  • Margesin, R. (2005): Determination of enzyme activities in contaminated soil.
    In: Margesin, Rosa; Schinner, Franz: Manual for Soil Analysis - Monitoring and Assessing Soil Bioremediation. Dordrecht - Heidelberg - London - New York - Berlin: Springer (= Soil Biology, 5), ISBN 3-540-25346-7, pp. 309 - 320.



Publications 2004

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Margesin, R.: Member of the Editorial Board - International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2002-01-01 on-going.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Jaksch, D.; Margesin, R.; Mikoviny, T.; Skalny, J.D.; Hartungen, E.; Schinner, F.; Mason, N.J.; Märk, T.D. (2004): The effect of ozone treatment on the microbial contamination of pork meat measured by detecting the emissions using PTR-MS and by enumeration of microorganisms.
    In: International Journal of Mass Spectrometry 239, pp. 209 - 214. (DOI)

  • MARGESIN, R.; BERGAUER, B.; GANDER, S. (2004): Degradation of phenol and toxicity of phenolic compounds: a comparison of cold-tolerant Arthrobacter sp. and mesophilic Pseudomonas putida.
    In: Extremophiles 8, pp. 201 - 207.

  • MARGESIN, R.; FONTEYNE, P.A.; REDL, B. (2004): Low-temperature biodegradation of high amounts of phenol by Rhodococcus spp. and basidiomycetous yeasts.
    In: Research in Microbiology 156, pp. 68 - 75.

  • MARGESIN, R.; LABBÉ, D.; SCHINNER, F.; GREER, C.; WHYTE, L. (2004): Prevalence of catabolic genotypes in contaminated and pristine alpine soils.
    In: Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft 70, pp. 83 - 87.

  • MARGESIN, R.; SCHUMANN, P.; SPRÖER, C.; GOUNOT, A. (2004): Arthrobacter psychrophenolicus sp. nov., isolated from an alpine ice cave.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 54, pp. 2067 - 2072.

Journal Article (Review)
  • MARGESIN, R.; NOGI, Y. (2004): Psychropiezophilic microorganisms (review).
    In: CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 50/4, pp. 429 - 436.

Book Chapter (Review)
  • MARGESIN, R. (2004): Bioremediation of petroleum hydrocarbon-polluted soils in extreme temperature environments.
    In: Singh, A.; Ward, O.P. (eds.): Applied Bioremediation and Phytoremediation. Vol. 1: Soil Biology. Dordrecht - Heidelberg - London - New York - Berlin: Springer, ISBN 3-540-21020-2, pp. 215 - 234.

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Margesin, R. (2004): Cold-adapted microorganisms in alpine glacier cryoconite.
    In: Häggblom, M.: International Conference on Arctic Microbiology. Program and Abstracte. Eigenverlag, p. 44.



Publications 2003

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Margesin, R.: Member of the Editorial Board - International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2002-01-01 on-going.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Margesin, R.; Gander, S.; Zacke, G.; Gounot, A.M.; Schinner, F. (2003): Hydrocarbon Degradation and Enzyme Activities of Cold-Adapted Bacteria and Yeasts.
    In: Extremophiles 7, pp. 451 - 458.

  • Margesin, R.; Gander, S.; Zacke, G.; Gounot, A.M.; Schinner, F. (2003): Hydrocarbon Degradation and Enzyme Activities of Cold-adapted Bacteria and Yeasts.
    In: Extremophiles 7, pp. 451 - 458.

  • Margesin, R.; Labbe, D.; Schinner, F.; Greer, C.W.; Whyte, L.G. (2003): Characterization of Hydrocarbon-Degrading Microbial Populations in Contaminated and Pristine Alpine Soils.
    In: Applied and Environmental Microbiology 69, pp. 3085 - 3092.

  • Margesin, R.; Sproer, C.; Schumann, P.; Schinner, F. (2003): Pedobacter Cryoconitis Sp Nov., a Facultative Psychrophile from Alpine Glacier Cryoconite.
    In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 53, pp. 1291 - 1296.

  • Margesin, R.; Walder, G.; Schinner, F. (2003): Bioremediation Assessment of A Btex-Contaminated Soil.
    In: Acta Biotechnologica 23, pp. 29 - 36.

  • Mayr, D.; Margesin, R.; Klinsbichel, E.; Hartungen, E.; Jenewein, D.; Schinner, F.; Märk, T.D. (2003): Rapid Detection of Meat Spoilage by Measuring Volatile Organic Compounds by Using Proton Transfer Reaction Mass Spectrometry.
    In: Applied and Environmental Microbiology 69, pp. 4697 - 4705.

  • Mayr, D.; Margesin, R.; Schinner, F.; Märk, T.D. (2003): Detection Of The Spoiling Of Meat Using Ptr-Ms.
    In: International Journal of Mass Spectrometry 223, pp. 229 - 235. (DOI)

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Mayr, D.; Hartungen, E.; Märk, T.; Margesin, R.; Schinner, F. (2003): Determination of the Spoilage Status of Meat by Aroma Detection Using Proton-transfer-reaction Mass-spectrometry.
    In: Le Quere, J.L.; Etievant, P.X. (eds.): Flavour Research at the Dawn of the Twenty-first Century: Proceedings of the 10th Weurman Flavour Research Symposium. Paris - London - New York: Lavoisier, ISBN 1-898298-94-7, pp. 757 - 760.

Book Chapter, Transfer-Oriented
  • Pümpel, T.; Bergauer, P.; Ebner, C.; Hekl, D.; Margesin, R.; Schinner, F. (2003): Multifunktionale, permeable Grundwasserbarriere.
    In: Achleitner, S.; De Toffol, S.; Rauch, W. (Hrsg.): Wasser ist Leben - Forschung und Lehre rund um's Wasser an der Universität Innsbruck. Innsbruck: Eigenverlag - Universität Innsbruck, p. 50.



Publications 2002

(Co-)Edited Journals and Book Series

(Co-)Editorship of Book Series and Journals
  • Margesin, R.: Member of the Editorial Board - International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 2002-01-01 on-going.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Margesin, R.; Feller, G.; Hammerle, M.; Stegner, U.; Schinner, F. (2002): A Colorimetric Method for the Determination of Lipase Activity in Soil.
    In: Biotechnology Letters 24, p. 27.

  • Margesin, R.; Zacke, G.; Schinner, F. (2002): Characterization of Heterotrophic Microorganisms in Alpine Glacier Cryoconite.
    In: Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 34, p. 88.

Encyclopaedia Entry, Scientific
  • Margesin, R.; Feller, G.; Gerday, C.; Russell, N.J. (2002): Cold-adapted Microorganisms: Adaptation Strategies and Biotechnological Potential.
    In: Bitton, G. (eds.): The Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. Hoboken (New York) [u.a.]: Wiley & Sons, ISBN 0-471-35450-3, Vol. 2, pp. 871 - 885.



Publications 2001

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Margesin, R.; Schinner, F. (2001): Bioremediation (Natural Attenuation and Biostimulation) of Diesel-Oil-Contaminated Soil in an Alpine Glacier Skiing Area.
    In: Applied and Environmental Microbiology 67, p. 3127.

Journal Article (Review)
  • Margesin, R.; Schinner, F. (2001): Biodegradation and Bioremediation of Hydrocarbons in Extreme Environments.
    In: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 56, p. 650.

  • Margesin, R.; Schinner, F. (2001): Potential of Halotolerant and Halophilic Microorganisms for Biotechnology.
    In: Extremophiles 5, p. 73.



Publications 2000

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Margesin, R. (2000): Potential of Cold-Adapted Microorganisms for Bioremediation of Oil-Polluted Alpine Soils.
    In: International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 46, p. 3.

  • Margesin, R.; Schinner, F. (2000): Toxicity and Biodegradability of A Soil Conditioner.
    In: Bodenkultur 51, p. 217.

  • Margesin, R.; Walder, G.; Schinner, F. (2000): The Impact of Hydrocarbon Remediation (Diesel Oil and Polycyclic Aromatic-Hydrocarbons) on Enzyme-Activities and Microbial Properties of Soil.
    In: Acta Biotechnologica 20, p. 313.

  • Margesin, R.; Zimmerbauer, A.; Schinner, F. (2000): Monitoring of Bioremediation by Soil Biological-Activities.
    In: Chemosphere 40, p. 339.

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