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Haugland GT, Rollor CR, Birkeland NK, Kelman Z (2009): Biochemical characterization of the minichromosome maintenance protein from the archaeon Thermoplasma acidophilum. Extremophiles 13: 81-88.

O-Thong S, Prasertsan P, Birkeland NK (2009): Evaluation of methods for preparing hydrogen-producing seed inocula under thermophilic condition by process performance and microbial community analysis. Bioresource Technology, 100:909-918.

Nesbø CL, Bapteste E, Curtis B, Dahle H, Lopez P, Macleod D, Dlutek M, Bowman S, Lewis A, Zhaxybayeva O1, Birkeland NK, Doolittle WF (2009): The genome of Thermosipho africanus TCF52B: lateral genetic connections to the Firmicutes and Archaea. J. Bacteriol. 191: 1974-1978.

Albers SV, Birkeland NK, Driessen AJM, Gertig S, Haferkamp P, Klenk HP, Kouril T, Manica A, Pham TK, Ruoff P, Schleper C, Schomburg D, Sharkey K, Siebers B, Sierocinski P, Steuer R, van der Oost J, Westerhoff HV, Wieloch P, Wright PC, Zaparty M (2009): SulfoSYS (Sulfolobus Systems Biology): towards a silicon cell model for the central carbohydrate metabolism of the Archaeon Sulfolobus solfataricus under temperature variation. Biochem. Soc. Transactions 37: 58-64  (Part 1).

Camp, Huub J.M. Op den, Islam T, Stott MB, Harhangi HR, Hynes A, Schouten S, Jetten MSM, Birkeland NK, Pol A, Dunfield PF (2009):  Environmental, genomic, and taxonomic perspectives on methanotrophic Verrucomicrobia. Environ Microbiol. Reports 1: 293–306.

Prasertsan P, O-Thong S, Birkeland NK (2009): Optimization and microbial community analysis for production of biohydrogen from palm oil mill effluent by thermophilic fermentative process. Int J Hydrogen Energy. 34: 7448-7459.

DiPippo JL, Nesbø CL, Dahle H, Doolittle WF, Birkeland NK, Noll KM (2009): Kosmotoga olearia gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, anaerobic heterotroph isolated from an oil production fluid.  Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 59: 2991-3000.

Jensen Sigmund, Frost Petter, Torsvik Vigdis Lid (2009): The nonrandom microheterogeneity of 16S rRNA genes in Vibrio splendidus may reflect adaptation to versatile lifestyles. FEMS Microbiology Letters 2:207-215.

Prestegard Siv Kristin, Oftedal Linn Silje Wathne, Coyne Rosie Theresa, Nygård Gyrid, Skjærven Kaja Helvik, Knutsen Gjert, Doskeland, Stein Ove, Herfindal, Lars (2009): Marine Benthic Diatoms Contain Compounds Able to Induce Leukemia Cell Death and Modulate Blood Platelet Activity. Marine Drugs 7(4):605-623.

Uldahl, Svein Atle, Knutsen, Gjert (2009): Spore swelling and germination as a bioassay for the rapid screening of crude biological extracts for antifungal activity. Journal of Microbiological Methods 79(1):82-88.