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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Biology and Biochemistry D-index 132 Citations 62,079 331 World Ranking 155 National Ranking 115
Best Scientists D-index 183 Citations 115,958 621 World Ranking 382 National Ranking 254

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Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Best Scientist Award

2014 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

2004 - Dupont Industrial Biosciences Award in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, American Society for Microbiology

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Enzyme
  • Bacteria
  • Gene

Derek R. Lovley mainly focuses on Environmental chemistry, Electron acceptor, Geobacter, Geobacter metallireducens and Geobacter sulfurreducens. His Environmental chemistry research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Organic matter, Bioremediation, Microbial metabolism, Microorganism and Mineralogy. His studies deal with areas such as Inorganic chemistry, Electron transport chain, Electron donor and Electron transfer as well as Electron acceptor.

His Geobacter study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Exoelectrogen, Carbon and Anaerobic respiration. His Geobacter metallireducens course of study focuses on Syntrophy and Methanosaeta and Anaerobic digestion. His studies in Geobacter sulfurreducens integrate themes in fields like Cytochrome, Biophysics, Microbial fuel cell and Microbiology.

His most cited work include:

  • Dissimilatory Fe(III) and Mn(IV) reduction. (2125 citations)
  • Novel mode of microbial energy metabolism: organic carbon oxidation coupled to dissimilatory reduction of iron or manganese. (1845 citations)
  • ELECTRICITY PRODUCTION BY GEOBACTER SULFURREDUCENS ATTACHED TO ELECTRODES (1703 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary areas of study are Geobacter, Geobacter sulfurreducens, Biochemistry, Environmental chemistry and Electron acceptor. Derek R. Lovley does research in Geobacter, focusing on Geobacter metallireducens specifically. The study incorporates disciplines such as Cytochrome, Electron transport chain, Gene and Electron transfer in addition to Geobacter sulfurreducens.

The various areas that Derek R. Lovley examines in his Biochemistry study include Strain and Bacteria. Derek R. Lovley interconnects Bioremediation, Microorganism, Mineralogy, Uranium and Sulfate in the investigation of issues within Environmental chemistry. His study looks at the relationship between Electron acceptor and fields such as Inorganic chemistry, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Geobacter (34.21%)
  • Geobacter sulfurreducens (33.06%)
  • Biochemistry (25.62%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2012-2021)?

  • Geobacter (34.21%)
  • Geobacter sulfurreducens (33.06%)
  • Biochemistry (25.62%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Derek R. Lovley mainly focuses on Geobacter, Geobacter sulfurreducens, Biochemistry, Electron transfer and Biophysics. His research integrates issues of Syntrophy, Bioremediation, Methanosarcina and Microbiology in his study of Geobacter. His Bioremediation research incorporates themes from Environmental chemistry and Microorganism.

His Geobacter sulfurreducens research integrates issues from Electron transport chain, Pilus, Pilin, Strain and Geobacter metallireducens. His research brings together the fields of Bacteria and Biochemistry. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Inorganic chemistry and Microbial fuel cell.

Between 2012 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • A new model for electron flow during anaerobic digestion: direct interspecies electron transfer to Methanosaeta for the reduction of carbon dioxide to methane (632 citations)
  • Direct Interspecies Electron Transfer between Geobacter metallireducens and Methanosarcina barkeri (432 citations)
  • Promoting Interspecies Electron Transfer with Biochar (339 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Enzyme
  • Bacteria
  • Gene

Derek R. Lovley spends much of his time researching Geobacter sulfurreducens, Geobacter, Biochemistry, Electron transfer and Geobacter metallireducens. His Geobacter sulfurreducens study combines topics in areas such as Electron transport chain, Strain and Pilus, Pilin. While the research belongs to areas of Strain, Derek R. Lovley spends his time largely on the problem of Electron acceptor, intersecting his research to questions surrounding Microbial fuel cell.

His Geobacter research includes themes of Methanosaeta, Syntrophy, Nanowire and Metabolism. Derek R. Lovley has researched Electron transfer in several fields, including Ecology, Oxide, Crystallography and Electrical conductor, High conductivity. Derek R. Lovley has researched Geobacter metallireducens in several fields, including Electron donor and Microbial population biology.

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Best Publications

ELECTRICITY PRODUCTION BY GEOBACTER SULFURREDUCENS ATTACHED TO ELECTRODES

Daniel R. Bond;Derek R. Lovley.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology (2003)

2543 Citations

Novel mode of microbial energy metabolism: organic carbon oxidation coupled to dissimilatory reduction of iron or manganese.

Derek R. Lovley;Elizabeth J. P. Phillips.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology (1988)

2535 Citations

Extracellular electron transfer via microbial nanowires.

Gemma Reguera;Kevin D. McCarthy;Teena Mehta;Julie S. Nicoll.
Nature (2005)

2385 Citations

Dissimilatory Fe(III) and Mn(IV) reduction.

Derek Lovley.
Microbiological Research (1991)

2198 Citations

Electricity generation by direct oxidation of glucose in mediatorless microbial fuel cells

Swades K Chaudhuri;Derek R Lovley.
Nature Biotechnology (2003)

1872 Citations

Humic substances as electron acceptors for microbial respiration

Derek R. Lovley;John D. Coates;Elizabeth L. Blunt-Harris;Elizabeth J. P. Phillips.
Nature (1996)

1845 Citations

Electrode-Reducing Microorganisms That Harvest Energy from Marine Sediments

Daniel R. Bond;Dawn E. Holmes;Leonard M. Tender;Derek R. Lovley.
Science (2002)

1754 Citations

Organic matter mineralization with reduction of ferric iron in anaerobic sediments.

Derek R. Lovley;Elizabeth J. P. Phillips.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology (1986)

1586 Citations

Microbial reduction of uranium

Derek R. Lovley;Elizabeth J. P. Phillips;Yuri A. Gorby;Edward R. Landa.
Nature (1991)

1561 Citations

Bug juice: harvesting electricity with microorganisms

Derek R. Lovley.
Nature Reviews Microbiology (2006)

1554 Citations

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