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Journal articles

Mercer, R.G., and A.S. Lang. 2014. Identification of a predicted partner-switching system that affects production of the gene transfer agent RcGTA and stationary phase viability in Rhodobacter capsulatus. BMC Microbiology 14: 71

Huang, Y., G.J. Robertson, D. Ojkic, H. Whitney, and A.S. Lang. 2014. Diverse inter-continental and host lineage reassortant avian influenza A viruses in pelagic seabirds. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 22: 103-111

Huang Y., M. Wille, A. Dobbin, N. Walzthöni, G.J. Robertson, D. Ojkic, H. Whitney, A.S. Lang. 2014. Genetic structure of avian influenza viruses from ducks of the Atlantic flyway of North America. PLoS ONE 9: e86999

Wille, M., Y. Huang, G.J. Robertson, P. Ryan, S.I. Wilhelm, D. Fifield, A.L. Bond, A. Granter, H. Munro, R. Buxton, I.L. Jones, M.G. Fitzsimmons, C. Burke, L.M. Tranquilla, M. Rector, L. Takahashi, A.-L. Kouwenberg, A. Storey, C. Walsh, A. Hedd, W.A. Montevecchi, J.A. Runstadler, D. Ojkic, H. Whitney, and A.S. Lang. 2014. Evaluation of seabirds in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, as hosts of influenza A viruses. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 50: 98-103

Munro, H.J., L. Berghuis, A.S. Lang, L. Rogers and H. Whitney. 2014. The seroprevalence of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and feline leukemia virus (FeLV) in shelter cats on the island of Newfoundland, Canada. Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research 78: 140-144

Huang, Y., M. Wille, A. Dobbin, G.J. Robertson, P. Ryan, D. Ojkic, H. Whitney, and A.S. Lang. 2013. A four-year study of avian influenza virus prevalence and subtype diversity in ducks of Newfoundland, Canada. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 59: 701-708

Fu, Y., K.F. Keats, R.B. Rivkin, and A.S. Lang. 2013. Water mass and depth determine the distribution and diversity of Rhodobacterales in an Arctic marine system. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 84: 564-576

Hynes, A.P., and A.S. Lang. 2013. Rhodobacter capsulatus Gene Transfer Agent (RcGTA) Activity Bioassays. bio-protocol.org

Brimacombe C.A., A. Stevens, D. Jun, R. Mercer R, A.S. Lang, and J.T. Beatty. 2013. Quorum-sensing regulation of a capsular polysaccharide receptor for the Rhodobacter capsulatus gene transfer agent (RcGTA). Molecular Microbiology 87: 802-817

Hynes, A.P., R.G. Mercer, D.E. Watton, C.B. Buckley, and A.S. Lang. 2012. DNA packaging bias and differential expression of gene transfer agent genes within a population during production and release of the Rhodobacter capsulatus gene transfer agent, RcGTA. Molecular Microbiology 85: 314-325

Lang, A.S., O. Zhaxybayeva, and J.T. Beatty. 2012. Gene Transfer Agents: phage-like elements of genetic exchange. Nature Reviews Microbiology 10: 472-482

Mercer, R.G., M. Quinlan, A.R. Rose, S. Noll, J.T. Beatty, and A.S. Lang. 2012. Regulatory systems controlling motility and gene transfer agent production and release in Rhodobacter capsulatus. FEMS Microbiology Letters 331: 53-62

Fogg, P., A. Hynes, E. Digby, A.S. Lang, and J.T. Beatty. 2011. Characterization of a newly discovered Mu-like bacteriophage, RcapMu, in Rhodobacter capsulatus strain SB1003. Virology 421: 211-221

Wille, M., G.J. Robertson, H. Whitney, M.A. Bishop, J.A. Runstadler, and A.S. Lang. 2011. Extensive geographic mosaicism in avian influenza viruses from gulls in the Northern Hemisphere. PLoS ONE 6(6): e20664 (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0020664)

Wille, M., G.J. Robertson, H. Whitney, D. Ojkic, and A.S. Lang. 2011. Reassortment of American and Eurasian genes in an influenza A virus isolated from a Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus), a species demonstrated to move between these regions. Archives of Virology 156: 107-115

Granter, A., M. Wille, G.J. Robertson, H. Whitney, D. Ojkic, and A.S. Lang. 2010. The genome sequence of an H11N2 avian influenza virus from a Thick-billed Murre (Uria lomvia) shows marine-specific and regional patterns of relationships to other viruses. Virus Genes 41: 224-230

Mercer, R., S.J. Callister, M.S. Lipton, L. Pasa-Tolic, H. Strnad, V. Paces, J.T. Beatty, and A.S. Lang. 2010. Loss of the response regulator CtrA causes pleiotropic effects on gene expression but does not affect growth phase regulation in Rhodobacter capsulatus. Journal of Bacteriology 192: 2701-2710

Fu, Y., D.M MacLeod, R.B. Rivkin, F. Chen, A. Buchan, and A.S. Lang. 2010. High diversity of Rhodobacterales in the subarctic North Atlantic Ocean and gene transfer agent protein expression in isolated strains. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 59: 283-293

McIlroy, D., M.D. Brasier, and A.S. Lang. 2009. Smothering of microbial mats by macrobiotic organisms: implications for the Ediacara biota. Journal of the Geological Society 166: 1117-1121

Lang, A.S., M.L. Rise, A.I. Culley, A.I., and G.F. Steward. 2009. RNA Viruses in the Sea. FEMS Microbiology Reviews 33: 295-323

Zhao Y., K. Wang, C. Budinoff, A. Buchan, A. Lang, N. Jiao, and F. Chen. 2009. Gene transfer agent (GTA) genes reveal diverse and dynamic Roseobacter and Rhodobacter populations in the Chesapeake Bay. ISME Journal 3: 364-373

Rathgeber, C., M.T. Lince, J. Alric, A.S. Lang, E. Humphrey, R.E. Blankenship, A. Verméglio, F.G. Plumley, C.L. Van Dover, J.T. Beatty, and V. Yurkov. 2008. Vertical distribution and characterization of aerobic phototrophic bacteria at the Juan de Fuca Ridge in the Pacific Ocean. Photosynthesis Research 97: 235-244

Lang, A.S., A. Kelly, and J. A. Runstadler. 2008. Prevalence and diversity of avian influenza viruses in environmental reservoirs. Journal of General Virology 89: 509-519

Jaschke, P.R., H.N. LeBlanc, A.S. Lang, and J.T. Beatty. 2008. The PucC protein of Rhodobacter capsulatus mitigates an inhibitory effect of light-harvesting 2 α and β proteins on light-harvesting complex 1. Photosynthesis Research 95: 279-284.

Culley, A.I., A.S. Lang, and C.A. Suttle. 2007. The complete genomes of three viruses assembled from shotgun libraries of marine RNA virus communities. Virology Journal 4:69

Lang, A.S., and J.T. Beatty. 2007. Importance of widespread Gene Transfer Agent genes in alphaproteobacteria. Trends in Microbiology 15: 54-62

Culley, A. I., A.S. Lang, and C.A. Suttle. 2006. Metagenomic analysis of coastal RNA virus communities. Science 312: 1795-1798

Beatty, J.T., J. Overmann, M.T. Lince, A.K. Manske, A.S. Lang, R.E. Blankenship, C.L. Van Dover, T.A. Martinson, and F.G. Plumley. 2005. An obligately photosynthetic bacterial anaerobe from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 102: 9306-9310

Lang, A.S., A.I. Culley, and C.A. Suttle. 2004. Genome sequence and characterization of a marine picorna-like virus, HaRNAV, that infects the toxic bloom-forming alga Heterosigma akashiwo. Virology 320: 206-217

Larimer, F.W., P. Chain, L. Hauser, J. Lamerdin, S. Malfatti, L. Do, M.L. Land, D.A. Pelletier, J.T. Beatty, A.S. Lang, F.R. Tabita, J.L. Gibson, T.E. Hanson, C. Bobst, J.L. Torres y Torres, C. Peres, F.H. Harrison, J. Gibson, and C.S. Harwood. 2004. Complete genome sequence of the metabolically versatile photosynthetic bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris. Nature Biotechnology 22: 55-61

Culley, A.I., A.S. Lang, and C.A. Suttle. 2003. High diversity of unknown picorna-like viruses in the sea. Nature 424: 1054-1057

Tai, V., J.E. Lawrence, A.S. Lang, A.M. Chan, A.I. Culley, and C.A. Suttle. 2003. Characterization of HaRNAV, a single-stranded RNA virus causing lysis of Heterosigma akashiwo (Raphidophyceae). Journal of Phycology 39: 343-352

Lang, A.S., T.A. Taylor, and J.T. Beatty. 2002. Evolutionary implications of phylogenetic analyses of the gene transfer agent (GTA) of Rhodobacter capsulatus. Journal of Molecular Evolution 55: 534-543

Lang, A.S., and J.T. Beatty. 2002. A bacterial signal transduction system controls genetic exchange and motility. Journal of Bacteriology 184: 913-918

Kolber, Z.S., F.G. Plumley, A.S. Lang, J.T. Beatty, R.E. Blankenship, C.L. VanDover, C. Vetriani, M. Koblizek, C. Rathgeber, and P.G. Falkowski. 2001. Contribution of photoheterotrophic bacteria to the carbon cycle in the ocean. Science 292: 2492-2495

Lang, A.S., and J.T. Beatty. 2001. The gene transfer agent of Rhodobacter capsulatus and "constitutive transduction" in prokaryotes. Archives of Microbiology 175: 241-249

Lang, A.S., and J.T. Beatty. 2000. Genetic characterization of a novel bacterial genetic exchange element: the gene transfer agent (GTA) of Rhodobacter capsulatus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 97: 859-864

LeBlanc, H., A.S. Lang, and J.T. Beatty. 1999. Transcript cleavage, attenuation, and an internal promoter in the Rhodobacter capsulatus puc operon. Journal of Bacteriology 181: 4955-4960

Brown, K.M., and A.S. Lang. 1996. Cannibalism by colour-banded Ring-billed Gulls. Colonial Waterbirds 19: 121-123

Book chapters

Lang, A.S., C.S. Harwood, and J.T. Beatty. 2012. Evolutionary Relationships Among Antenna Proteins of Purple Phototrophic Bacteria. In "Functional genomics and evolution of photosynthetic systems; Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration" (R.L. Burnap and W. Vermaas, Eds.) Springer. pp. 253-264

Culley, A.I., A.S. Lang, and C.A. Suttle. 2011. Family Marnaviridae. In "Virus Taxonomy: Ninth Report of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses" (A.M.Q. King, Ed.), Elsevier. pp. 850-854

Lang, A.S., and J.T. Beatty. 2010. Gene transfer agents and defective bacteriophages as sources of extracellular prokaryotic DNA. In "Extracellular Nucleic Acids" (Y. Kikuchi, Ed.), Springer. pp. 15-24

Leung, M., S.M. Florizone, T.A. Taylor, A.S. Lang, and J.T. Beatty. 2010. The Gene Transfer Agent of Rhodobacter capsulatus. In "Recent Advances in Phototrophic Prokaryotes; Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, Volume 675" (P.C. Hallenbeck, Ed.), Springer. pp. 253-264

Lang, A.S., and C.A. Suttle. 2008. Marnaviruses. In "Encyclopedia of Virology, Third Edition" (B.W.J. Mahy and M.H.V. van Regenmortel, Eds.), Elsevier. Volume 3: 280-285

Culley, A.I., A.S. Lang, and C.A. Suttle. 2005. Taxonomic Structure of the Family Marnaviridae. In "Virus Taxonomy: Eighth Report of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses" (C.M. Fauquet, M.A. Mayo, J. Maniloff, U. Desselberger, and L.A. Ball, Eds.), Elsevier

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