F Kunst

Summary

Affiliation: Institut Pasteur
Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The complete genome sequence of the gram-positive bacterium Bacillus subtilis
    F Kunst
    Institut Pasteur, Unité de Biochimie Microbienne, Paris, France
    Nature 390:249-56. 1997
  2. pmc MecB of Bacillus subtilis, a member of the ClpC ATPase family, is a pleiotropic regulator controlling competence gene expression and growth at high temperature
    T Msadek
    Unité de Recherche Associée 1300 du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut Pasteur, Departement des Biotechnologies, Paris, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 91:5788-92. 1994
  3. pmc Anaerobic transcription activation in Bacillus subtilis: identification of distinct FNR-dependent and -independent regulatory mechanisms
    H Cruz Ramos
    Unité de Régulation de l Expression Génétique, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    EMBO J 14:5984-94. 1995
  4. ncbi request reprint ClpP of Bacillus subtilis is required for competence development, motility, degradative enzyme synthesis, growth at high temperature and sporulation
    T Msadek
    Unité de Biochimie Microbienne, URA 1300 du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    Mol Microbiol 27:899-914. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparative genomics of Listeria species
    P Glaser
    , , Service d'Informatique Scientifique, Institut Pasteur, 25-28 rue du Dr. Roux, 75724 Paris, France
    Science 294:849-52. 2001
  6. pmc Deduced polypeptides encoded by the Bacillus subtilis sacU locus share homology with two-component sensor-regulator systems
    F Kunst
    Unité de Biochimie Microbienne, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    J Bacteriol 170:5093-101. 1988
  7. pmc Bacillus subtilis F0F1 ATPase: DNA sequence of the atp operon and characterization of atp mutants
    M Santana
    Unité de Régulation de l Expression Génétique, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    J Bacteriol 176:6802-11. 1994
  8. pmc The Bacillus subtilis sigL gene encodes an equivalent of sigma 54 from gram-negative bacteria
    M Debarbouille
    Unité de Biochimie Microbienne, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 88:9092-6. 1991
  9. ncbi request reprint FindTarget: software for subtractive genome analysis
    F Chetouani
    Laboratoire Génomique des Microorganismes Pathogénes, Institut Pasteur, Departement de Biologie Moleculaire, 25 rue du Dr Roux, 75724 Paris Cedex 15, France
    Microbiology 147:2643-9. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint CAAT-Box, Contigs-Assembly and Annotation Tool-Box for genome sequencing projects
    L Frangeul
    Genopole, Institut Pasteur, 28 rue du Dr Roux, 75724 Paris 15, France
    Bioinformatics 20:790-7. 2004

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint The complete genome sequence of the gram-positive bacterium Bacillus subtilis
    F Kunst
    Institut Pasteur, Unité de Biochimie Microbienne, Paris, France
    Nature 390:249-56. 1997
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  2. pmc MecB of Bacillus subtilis, a member of the ClpC ATPase family, is a pleiotropic regulator controlling competence gene expression and growth at high temperature
    T Msadek
    Unité de Recherche Associée 1300 du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut Pasteur, Departement des Biotechnologies, Paris, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 91:5788-92. 1994
    ..In response to an unknown signal, active ComK would accumulate through a positive feedback loop, leading to expression of competence genes allowing DNA uptake...
  3. pmc Anaerobic transcription activation in Bacillus subtilis: identification of distinct FNR-dependent and -independent regulatory mechanisms
    H Cruz Ramos
    Unité de Régulation de l Expression Génétique, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    EMBO J 14:5984-94. 1995
    ..Thus induction of genes involved in anaerobic respiration requires in B.subtilis at least two levels of regulation: activation of fnr transcription and activation of FNR to induce transcription of FNR-dependent promoters...
  4. ncbi request reprint ClpP of Bacillus subtilis is required for competence development, motility, degradative enzyme synthesis, growth at high temperature and sporulation
    T Msadek
    Unité de Biochimie Microbienne, URA 1300 du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    Mol Microbiol 27:899-914. 1998
    ..We suggest that ClpP is involved in controlling MecA levels in the cell through proteolysis. Increased levels of MecA in the absence of ClpP are at least partly responsible for the observed pleiotropic phenotype of the delta clpP mutant...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparative genomics of Listeria species
    P Glaser
    , , Service d'Informatique Scientifique, Institut Pasteur, 25-28 rue du Dr. Roux, 75724 Paris, France
    Science 294:849-52. 2001
    ..The presence of 270 L. monocytogenes and 149 L. innocua strain-specific genes (clustered in 100 and 63 islets, respectively) suggests that virulence in Listeria results from multiple gene acquisition and deletion events...
  6. pmc Deduced polypeptides encoded by the Bacillus subtilis sacU locus share homology with two-component sensor-regulator systems
    F Kunst
    Unité de Biochimie Microbienne, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    J Bacteriol 170:5093-101. 1988
    ..These similarities suggest that the products of the B. subtilis sacU locus form a sensor-transducer couple, which functions to relay information about specific environmental changes to the transcription apparatus...
  7. pmc Bacillus subtilis F0F1 ATPase: DNA sequence of the atp operon and characterization of atp mutants
    M Santana
    Unité de Régulation de l Expression Génétique, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    J Bacteriol 176:6802-11. 1994
    ..It therefore appears that B. subtilis and E. coli respond in similar ways to the absence of oxidative phosphorylation...
  8. pmc The Bacillus subtilis sigL gene encodes an equivalent of sigma 54 from gram-negative bacteria
    M Debarbouille
    Unité de Biochimie Microbienne, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 88:9092-6. 1991
    ..These results indicate that the sigL gene encodes an equivalent of the sigma 54 factor in B. subtilis, to our knowledge, the first of this type to be identified in Gram-positive bacteria...
  9. ncbi request reprint FindTarget: software for subtractive genome analysis
    F Chetouani
    Laboratoire Génomique des Microorganismes Pathogénes, Institut Pasteur, Departement de Biologie Moleculaire, 25 rue du Dr Roux, 75724 Paris Cedex 15, France
    Microbiology 147:2643-9. 2001
    ..The results show that most of the identified genes are clearly involved in cell wall processes, underlining the power of such an approach in general and that of FindTarget in particular...
  10. ncbi request reprint CAAT-Box, Contigs-Assembly and Annotation Tool-Box for genome sequencing projects
    L Frangeul
    Genopole, Institut Pasteur, 28 rue du Dr Roux, 75724 Paris 15, France
    Bioinformatics 20:790-7. 2004
    ..Using this strategy, the user works with a group of IPFs independently of the closure phase progression. The IPFs are accessible by a web server and can therefore be modified and commented by different groups...
  11. pmc Identification and isolation of a gene required for nitrate assimilation and anaerobic growth of Bacillus subtilis
    P Glaser
    Unité de Régulation de l Expression Génétique, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    J Bacteriol 177:1112-5. 1995
    ..Analysis of mutants showed that narA but not narQ is required for both nitrate assimilation and respiration...
  12. pmc Characterization of a novel member of the DegS-DegU regulon affected by salt stress in Bacillus subtilis
    V Dartois
    Unité de Biochimie Microbienne, URA 1300 Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    J Bacteriol 180:1855-61. 1998
    ....
  13. pmc The 102-kilobase pgm locus of Yersinia pestis: sequence analysis and comparison of selected regions among different Yersinia pestis and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis strains
    C Buchrieser
    Laboratoire de Génomique des Microorganismes Pathogènes, Institut Pasteur, 75724 Paris Cedex 15, France
    Infect Immun 67:4851-61. 1999
    ..Furthermore, sequence comparisons among 29 Yersinia strains suggest that Y. pestis is a recently emerged pathogen that is probably entering the initial phase of reductive evolution...
  14. ncbi request reprint A gene encoding a tyrosine tRNA synthetase is located near sacS in Bacillus subtilis
    P Glaser
    Unité de Régulation de l Expression Génétique, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    DNA Seq 1:251-61. 1991
    ..Finally phylogenetic relationships between known tyrosine and tryptophan tRNA synthetases are discussed...
  15. pmc Cloning of a genetically unstable cytochrome P-450 gene cluster involved in degradation of the pollutant ethyl tert-butyl ether by Rhodococcus ruber
    S Chauvaux
    Unité Microbiologie et Environnement and URA 2172, France
    J Bacteriol 183:6551-7. 2001
    ..The 5.6-kbp repeat is a class II transposon carrying a TnpA transposase, a truncated form of the recombinase TnpR, and a terminal inverted repeat of 38 bp. The truncated TnpR is encoded by an IS3-interrupted tnpR gene...
  16. ncbi request reprint Molecular cloning, sequencing, and physiological characterization of the qox operon from Bacillus subtilis encoding the aa3-600 quinol oxidase
    M Santana
    Unité de Régulation de l Expression Génétique, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    J Biol Chem 267:10225-31. 1992
    ..Although several terminal oxidases are found in B. subtilis, Qox oxidase (aa3-600) is predominant during the vegetative growth and its absence leads to important alterations of the phenotype of B. subtilis...
  17. pmc Sequence and properties of comQ, a new competence regulatory gene of Bacillus subtilis
    Y Weinrauch
    Department of Microbiology, Public Health Research Institute, New York, New York 10016
    J Bacteriol 173:5685-93. 1991
    ..These and other results suggest a role for ComQ early in the hierarchy of competence regulatory genes, probably as a component of a signal transduction system...
  18. pmc Whole-genome comparison between Photorhabdus strains to identify genomic regions involved in the specificity of nematode interaction
    S Gaudriault
    Laboratoire EMIP Ecologie Microbienne des Insectes et Interaction Hôtes Pathogène, Universite Montpellier II, UMR1133 INRA UMII, 34095 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    J Bacteriol 188:809-14. 2006
    ..We describe 31 regions belonging to the Photorhabdus flexible gene pool. Distribution analysis of regions among the Photorhabdus genus identified loci possibly involved in nematode specificity...