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
The search for the ideal biocatalyst
SG Burton, DA Cowan, JM Woodley
Nature biotechnology 20 (1), 37-45, 2002
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
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
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
Bacterial diversity in three different Antarctic cold desert mineral soils
JJ Smith, LA Tow, W Stafford, C Cary, DA Cowan
Microbial Ecology 51 (4), 413-421, 2006
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
Biomolecular stability and life at high temperatures
DA Cowan
Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences CMLS 57 (2), 250-264, 2000
Endangered antarctic environments
DA Cowan, LA Tow
Annu. Rev. Microbiol. 58, 649-690, 2004
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), 1-12, 2018
A correlation between protein thermostability and resistance to proteolysis.
RM Daniel, DA Cowan, HW Morgan, MP Curran
Biochemical Journal 207 (3), 641, 1982
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
Sources of edaphic cyanobacterial diversity in the Dry Valleys of Eastern Antarctica
SA Wood, A Rueckert, DA Cowan, SC Cary
The ISME Journal 2 (3), 308-320, 2008
Phylogenetic analysis of actinobacterial populations associated with Antarctic Dry Valley mineral soils
OO Babalola, BM Kirby, M Le Roes‐Hill, AE Cook, SC Cary, SG Burton, ...
Environmental microbiology 11 (3), 566-576, 2009
Antarctic Dry Valley mineral soils contain unexpectedly high levels of microbial biomass
DA Cowan, NJ Russell, A Mamais, DM Sheppard
Extremophiles 6 (5), 431-436, 2002
Thermophilic proteins: stability and function in aqueous and organic solvents
DA Cowan
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Physiology 118 (3), 429-438, 1997
Extremophiles in biofuel synthesis
D Barnard, A Casanueva, M Tuffin, D Cowan
Environmental technology 31 (8-9), 871-888, 2010
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