Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals:

  • Lin, W., J.L. Kirschvink, G.A. Paterson, D.A. Bazylinski, and Y. Pan. 2020. On the origin of microbial magnetoreception. National Science Review 7: 472-479. [pdf]
  • Lin, W. 2020. Life in the near space and implications for astrobiology. Chinese Science Bulletin 65: 1297-1304 (in Chinese with English abstract). (林巍. 2020. 临近空间生物研究及其天体生物学意义. 科学通报 65: 1297-1304).  (Cover Image) [pdf]
  • Lin, W., Y. Li, G. Wang, and Y. Pan. 2020. Overview and perspectives of Astrobiology. Chinese Science Bulletin 65: 380-391 (in Chinese with English abstract). (林巍, 李一良, 王高鸿, 潘永信. 2020. 天体生物学研究进展和发展趋势. 科学通报 65: 380-391). [pdf]
  • Du, H, W. Zhang, W. Zhang, W. Zhang, H. Pan, Y. Pan, D. A. Bazylinski, L. Wu, T. Xiao*, and W. Lin*. 2019. Magnetosome gene duplication as an important driver in the evolution of magnetotaxis in the Alphaproteobacteria. mSystems doi: 10.1128/mSystems.00315-19. [pdf]
  • Wang, Y, G. Casaburi, W. Lin, Y. Li, F. Wang, and Y. Pan. 2019. Genomic evidence of the illumination response mechanism and evolutionary history of magnetotactic bacteria within the Rhodospirillaceae family. BMC Genomics 20:407. [pdf]
  • Lin, W., W. Zhang, X. Zhao, A.P. Roberts, G.A. Paterson, D.A. Bazylinski, and Y. Pan. 2018. Genomic expansion of magnetotactic bacteria reveals an early common origin of magnetotaxis with lineage-specific evolution. The ISME Journal 12:1508-1519. [pdf]
  • Lin, W., and Y. Pan. 2018. Magnetotaxis and magnetosome biomineralization in microorganisms. Earth Science 43: 115-126  (in Chinese with English abstract). (林巍,潘永信. 2018. 微生物的趋磁性与磁小体的生物矿化. 地球科学 43: 115-126). [pdf]
  • He, M., W. Lin, W. Zhang, X. Liu, H. Wu, and J. Xie. 2018. Morphological and phylogenetic diversity of magnetotactic bacteria in Pond Lianhua, Beijing. Earth Science 43:106-114  (in Chinese with English abstract). (何敏,林巍,张文斯,刘新星,武海艳,谢建平. 2018. 北京莲花池趋磁细菌的群落多样性研究. 地球科学 43:106-114). [pdf]
  • Lin, W., Y. Pan, and D.A. Bazylinski. 2017. Diversity and ecology of and biomineralization by magnetotactic bacteria. Environmental Microbiology Reports 9:345-356. [pdf]
  • Lin, W., G.A. Paterson, Q. Zhu, Y. Wang, E. Kopylova, Y. Li, R. Knight, D.A. Bazylinski, R. Zhu, J.L. Kirschvink, and Y. Pan. 2017. Reply to Wang and Chen: An ancient origin of magnetotactic bacteria. PNAS doi: 10.1073/pnas.1707301114. [pdf]
  • Lin, W., G.A. Paterson, Q. Zhu, Y. Wang, E. Kopylova, Y. Li, R. Knight, D.A. Bazylinski, R. Zhu, J.L. Kirschvink, and Y. Pan. 2017. Origin of microbial biomineralization and magnetotaxis during the Archean. PNAS 114:2171-2176. [pdf]
  • Wang, Y., T. Zhang, W. Lin, B. Zhang, Y. Cai, C. Yang, J. Li, H. Xu, and Y. Pan. 2016. Complete genome sequence of Magnetospirillum sp. strain XM-1, isolated from the Xi’an City Moat, China. Genome Announcements 4:10.1128/genomeA.01171-01116. [pdf]
  • Deng A., W. Lin, N. Shi, J. Wu, Z. Sun, Q. Sun, H. Bai, Y. Pan, and T. Wen. 2016. In vitro assembly of the bacterial actin protein MamK from ‘Candidatus Magnetobacterium casensis’ in the phylum NitrospiraeProtein & Cell 7:267-280. [pdf]
  • Wang Y., W. Lin, J. Li, T. Zhang, Y. Li, J. Tian, L. Gu, Y. Heyden, and Y. Pan. 2016. Characterizing and optimizing magnetosome production of Magnetospirillum sp. XM-1 isolated from Xi'an City Moat, China. FEMS Microbiology Letters 362:doi:10.193/femsle/fnv167. [pdf]
  • Lin W., and Y. Pan. 2015. A putative greigite type magnetosome gene cluster from the candidate phylum Latescibacteria. Environmental Microbiology Reports 7:237-242. [pdf]
  • Lin W., A. Deng, Z. Wang, Y. Li, T. Wen, L.-F. Wu, M. Wu, and Y. Pan. 2014. Genomic insights into the uncultured genus 'Candidatus Magnetobacterium' in the phylum Nitrospirae. The ISME Journal 8:2463–2477. [pdf]
  • Lin W., K. Benzerara, D. Faivre, and Y. Pan. 2014. Intracellular biomineralization in bacteria. Frontiers in Microbiology 5:293. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00293. [pdf]
  • Lin, W., D. A. Bazylinski, T. Xiao, L.-F. Wu, and Y. Pan. 2014. Life with compass: diversity and biogeography of magnetotactic bacteria. Environmental Microbiology 16:2646–2658. [pdf] (Highlight by SfAM)
  • Lin, W., Y. Wang, Chen, H., and Y. Pan. 2014. Diversity and biogeography of magnetotactic bacteria in Maar Lake, Northeast China. Scientia Sinica: Terrae 44:1253-1262 (in Chinese with English abstract). [pdf]
  • Kong, D., W. Lin, Y. Pan, and K. Zhang. 2014. Swimming motion of rod-shaped magnetotactic bacteria: the effects of shape and growing magnetic moment. Frontiers in Microbiology 5:8. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00008. [pdf] 
  • Lin, W., Y. Wang, Y. A. Gorby, K. H. Nealson, and Y. Pan. 2013. Integrating niche-based process and spatial process in biogeography of magnetotactic bacteria. Scientific Reports 3:1643. doi: 10.1038/srep01643. [pdf]
  • Katzmann, E., M. Eibauer, W. Lin, Y. Pan, J. M. Plitzko and D. Schüler. 2013. Analysis of magnetosome chains in magnetotactic bacteria by magnetic measurements and automated image analysis of electron micrographs. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79:7755-7762. [pdf]
  • Chen, H., W. Lin, Y. Wang, J. Li, G. Chen, and Y. Pan. 2013. Diversity and magnetism of magnetotactic bacteria in Lake Weiyang near Xi'an city. Quaternary Sciences 33:88-96 (in Chinese with English abstract). [pdf]
  • Wang, Y., W. Lin, J. Li, and Y. Pan. 2013. Changes of cell growth and magnetosome biomineralization in Magnetospirillum magneticum AMB-1 after ultraviolet-B irradiation. Frontiers in Microbiology 4:397. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00397. [pdf]
  • Wang, Y., W. Lin, J. Li, and Y. Pan. 2013. High diversity of magnetotactic Deltaproteobacteria in a freshwater niche. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79:2813-2817. [pdf]
  • Lin, W., Y. Wang, B. Li, and Y. Pan. 2012. A biogeographic distribution of magnetotactic bacteria influenced by salinity. The ISME Journal 6:475-479. [pdf]
  • Lin, W., J. Li, and Y. Pan. 2012. Newly isolated but uncultivated magnetotactic bacterium of the phylum Nitrospirae from Beijing, China. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78:668-675. (Cover Image[pdf]
  • Lin, W., Y. Wan, and Y. Pan. 2012. Short-term effects of temperature on the abundance and diversity of magnetotactic cocci. MicrobiologyOpen 1:53-63. [pdf]
  • Lin, W., and Y. Pan. 2012. Diversity of magnetotactic bacteria and its implications for environment. Quaternary Sciences 32:567-575 (in Chinese with English abstract). (Cover Image[pdf]
  • Oestreicher, Z., S. K. Lower, W. Lin, and B. H. Lower. 2012. Collection, isolation and enrichment of naturally occurring magnetotactic bacteria from the environment. Journal of Visualized Experiments 69: e50123.
  • Lin, W., and Y. Pan. 2011. Snapping magnetosome chains by asymmetric cell division in magnetotactic bacteria. Molecular Microbiology 82:1301-1304. [pdf]
  • Lin, W., C. Jogler, D. Schüler, and Y. Pan. 2011. Metagenomic analysis reveals unexpected subgenomic diversity of magnetotactic bacteria within the Phylum Nitrospirae. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77:323-326. [pdf]
  • Lin, W., B. Li, and Y. Pan. 2011. DMTB: a comprehensive online resource of 16S rRNA genes, ecological metadata, oligonucleotides, and magnetic properties of magnetotactic bacteria. Chinese Science Bulletin 56:476-478. [pdf]
  • Lin, W., and Y. Pan. 2010. Temporal variation of magnetotactic bacterial communities in two freshwater sediment microcosms. FEMS Microbiology Letters 302:85-92. [pdf]
  • Tian, L., W. Lin, S. Zhang, and Y. Pan. 2010. Bat head contains soft magnetic particles: evidence from magnetism. Bioelectromagnetics 31:499-503. [pdf]
  • Jogler, C., M. Niebler, W. Lin, M. Kube, G. Wanner, S. Kolinko, P. Stief, A. Beck, D. DeBeer, N. Petersen, Y. Pan, R. Amann, R. Reinhardt, and D. Schüler. 2010. Cultivation-independent characterization of "Candidatus Magnetobacterium bavaricum" via ultrastructural, geochemical, ecological and metagenomic methods. Environmental Microbiology 12:2466-2478. [pdf]
  • Li, J., Y. Pan, Q. Liu, K. Yu-Zhang, N. Menguy, R. Che, H. Qin, W. Lin, W. Wu, and N. Petersen. 2010. Biomineralization, crystallography and magnetic properties of bullet-shaped magnetite magnetosomes in giant rod magnetotactic bacteria. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 293:368-376. [pdf]
  • Lin, W., and Y. Pan. 2009. Uncultivated magnetotactic cocci from Yuandadu park in Beijing, China. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 75:4046-4052. [pdf]
  • Lin, W., and Y. Pan. 2009. Specific primers for the detection of freshwater alphaproteobacterial magnetotactic cocci. International Microbiology 12:237-242. [pdf]
  • Lin, W., J. Li, D. Schüler, C. Jogler, and Y. Pan. 2009. Diversity analysis of magnetotactic bacteria in Lake Miyun, northern China, by restriction fragment length polymorphism. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 32:342-350. [pdf]
  • Pan, Y., W. Lin, J. Li, W. Wu, L. Tian, C. Deng, Q. Liu, R. Zhu, M. Winklhofer, and N. Petersen. 2009. Reduced efficiency of magnetotaxis in magnetotactic coccoid bacteria in higher than geomagnetic fields. Biophysical Journal 97:986-91. [pdf]
  • Pan, Y., W. Lin, L. Tian, R. Zhu, and N. Petersen. 2009. Combined approaches for characterization of an uncultivated magnetotactic coccus from Lake Miyun near Beijing. Geomicrobiology Journal 26:313-320. [pdf]
  • Jogler, C., W. Lin, A. Meyerdierks, M. Kube, E. Katzmann, C. Flies, Y. Pan, R. Amann, R. Reinhardt, and D. Schüler. 2009. Towards cloning the magnetotactic metagenome: identification of magnetosome island gene clusters in uncultivated magnetotactic bacteria from different aquatic sediments. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 75:3972-3979. [pdf]
  • Li, J. H., Y. X. Pan, G. J. Chen, Q. S. Liu, L. X. Tian, and W. Lin. 2009. Magnetite magnetosome and fragmental chain formation of Magnetospirillum magneticum AMB-1: transmission electron microscopy and magnetic observations. Geophysical Journal International 177:33-42. [pdf]
  • Lin, W., L. Tian, J. Li, and Y. Pan. 2008. Does capillary racetrack-based enrichment reflect the diversity of uncultivated magnetotactic cocci in environmental samples? FEMS Microbiology Letters 279:202-206. [pdf]
  • Tian, L., B. Xiao, W. Lin, S. Y. Zhang, R. X. Zhu, and Y. X. Pan. 2007. Testing for the presence of magnetite in the upper-beak skin of homing pigeons. Biometals 20:197-203. [pdf]
  • Lin, W., L. Tian, and Y. Pan. 2006. Formation of magnetosomes in magnetotactic bacteria. Microbiology China 33:133-137 (in Chinese with English abstract). [pdf]
  • Tian, L., Y. Pan, W. Lin, Y. Wang, and S. Zhang. 2005. Progresses in Studies of geomagnetic navigation animals. Science Foundation in China 13:17-19. [pdf]

 

 

Book:

 

Book Chapter:

 

  • 潘永信, 林巍, 吴文芳, 底青云, 朱日祥, 刘青松 (2013). 地下深部生物圈的生物地球物理研究方法, 276-284. 固体地球科学研究方法 (丁仲礼 著). 科学出版社, 北京.

 

Editing Special Issue:

Patent:

  • Lin, W., C. Jogler, D. Schüler, and Y. Pan. 22 August 2012. Bidirectional magnetotactic bacteria collecting device useful for researching variability and magnetic performance of magnetotactic bacteria, comprises a collector, a separation tube, a sample tube, a Helmholtz coil, and a coil controller. ZL200810225786.1.