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Don Button

Professor Emeritus

Biological Oceanography
Institute of Marine Science
5160 Sand Lake Road
Webster, WI 45893
(715) 866-4999
Publications
Button, D K; Robertson B., Gustafson, E. and Zhao, X. 2004. The experimental and mathematical foundation of specific affinity, a cytoarchitecture-based theory for replacing the Michaelis Menten paradigm. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 70:5511-5521.

Perney, G, Robertson, B.R., and Button, D.K. 2004. Methods in molecular biology. DNA determinations in aquatic bacteria by flow cytometry. Ed. Humana Press. Humana Press,

Button, D. K. 2003. Microbial Ecology - The Key to Discovery.. Life in Extremely Dilute Environments: the Major Role of Oligobacteria. Ed. A. Bull. :160-168. American Society for Microbiology Press, Washington,

Button, D. K. 2003. The encyclopedia of environmental microbiology. Kinetics (microbial). Theory and Application. Ed. Bitton, G. John Wiley and Sons. :1738-1747.

Button, D. K. 2002. The encyclopedia of environmental microbiology. Kinetics (Microbial): theory and applications. Ed. G. Bitton,. :1738-1748. Wiley,

Button, D. K. 2001. Marine Microbiology. Isolation of oligobacteria. Ed. J. Paul. :161-173. Academic Press,

Button, D. K. And B. R. Robertson. 2001. DNA content of heterotrophic bacterioplankton by flow cytometry. Appli. Environ. Microbiol. 67(4):1636-1645.

Button, D. K., and B. R. Robertson. 2000. Effect of nutrient kinetics and cytoarchitecture on bacterioplankton size. Limnol.Oceanogr. . 45:499-505..

Robertson B. R. and D. K. Button. 1999. Current Protocols in Cytometry. Bacterial biomass from measurements of forward light scatter intensity by flow cytometry. Ed. Robinson, P. (Ed.). John Wiley & Sons,

Button, D. K, B. R. Robertson, T. Schmidt and P. Lepp. 1998. A small, dilute-cytoplasm, high-affinity, novel bacterium isolated by extinction culture that has kinetic constants compatible with growth at measured concentrations of dissolved nutrients in seawater. Appl. Environ. Microbiol.. 11:4467-4476..

Button, D. K, B. R. Robertson, T. Schmidt and P. Lepp. 1998. A small, dilute-cytoplasm, high-affinity, novel bacterium isolated by extinction culture that has kinetic constants compatible with growth at measured concentrations of dissolved nutrients in seawater. Appl. Environ. Microbiol.. 11:4467-4476..

Quang, P, D. K Button and B. R Robertson. 1998. Use of species distribution data in the determination of bacterial viability by extinction culture of aquatic bacteria. J. Microbiol. Methods . 33:203-210.

Robertson, B. R, D. K Button and A. L. Koch. 1998. Determination of the biomasses of small bacteria at low concentration in a mixture of species with forward light scatter measurements by flow cytometry. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 64:3900-3909.

Specialties
  • flow cytometry
  • hydrocarbon metabolism
  • microbial interactions
  • kinetics and molecular biology of nutrient incorporation by microorganisms
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