T Chakraborty

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Affiliation: University of Giessen
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Common human Toll-like receptor 9 polymorphisms and haplotypes: association with atopy and functional relevance
    B Berghöfer
    Institute for Clinical Immunology and Transfusion Medicine, Justus Liebig University, Langhansstrasse 7, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Clin Exp Allergy 35:1147-54. 2005
  2. pmc Conjugative IncFI plasmids carrying CTX-M-15 among Escherichia coli ESBL producing isolates at a University hospital in Germany
    Stephen E Mshana
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 9:97. 2009
  3. pmc Distinct polymicrobial populations in a chronic foot ulcer with implications for diagnostics and anti-infective therapy
    Can Imirzalioglu
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Schubertstrasse 81, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    BMC Res Notes 7:196. 2014
  4. pmc Multiresistant extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae from humans, companion animals and horses in central Hesse, Germany
    Judith Schmiedel
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University Giessen and German Center for Infection Research DZIF, partner site Giessen Marburg Langen, Schubertstrasse 81, 35392 Giessen, Germany
    BMC Microbiol 14:187. 2014
  5. pmc Predominance of Klebsiella pneumoniae ST14 carrying CTX-M-15 causing neonatal sepsis in Tanzania
    Stephen E Mshana
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University, Schubertstrasse 81, Giessen D 35392, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 13:466. 2013
  6. pmc Brain infection and activation of neuronal repair mechanisms by the human pathogen Listeria monocytogenes in the lepidopteran model host Galleria mellonella
    Krishnendu Mukherjee
    Institute of Phytopathology and Applied Zoology, Justus Liebig University of Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Virulence 4:324-32. 2013
  7. pmc Protective immunity to Listeria monocytogenes infection mediated by recombinant Listeria innocua harboring the VGC locus
    Walid Mohamed
    Institute for Medical Microbiology, German Centre for Infection Research DZIF, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e35503. 2012
  8. pmc Uropathogenic E. coli induce different immune response in testicular and peritoneal macrophages: implications for testicular immune privilege
    Sudhanshu Bhushan
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Unit of Reproductive Biology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e28452. 2011
  9. pmc Reassessment of the Listeria monocytogenes pan-genome reveals dynamic integration hotspots and mobile genetic elements as major components of the accessory genome
    Carsten Kuenne
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, German Centre for Infection Research, Justus Liebig University, D 35392, Giessen, Germany
    BMC Genomics 14:47. 2013
  10. pmc sRNAdb: a small non-coding RNA database for gram-positive bacteria
    Jordan Pischimarov
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University, Schubertstrasse 81, Giessen, D 35392, Germany
    BMC Genomics 13:384. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Common human Toll-like receptor 9 polymorphisms and haplotypes: association with atopy and functional relevance
    B Berghöfer
    Institute for Clinical Immunology and Transfusion Medicine, Justus Liebig University, Langhansstrasse 7, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Clin Exp Allergy 35:1147-54. 2005
    ..However, common functional TLR9 gene variants could interfere with the clinical utilization of CpG-ODN in immunotherapy. Recently, a possible association of TLR9 polymorphism C-1237T with asthma has been reported...
  2. pmc Conjugative IncFI plasmids carrying CTX-M-15 among Escherichia coli ESBL producing isolates at a University hospital in Germany
    Stephen E Mshana
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 9:97. 2009
    ..Little data on the molecular epidemiology of ESBL producing Escherichia coli is available in Germany. Here we describe the prevalence and molecular epidemiology of ESBL producing-Escherichia coli isolates at a German University hospital...
  3. pmc Distinct polymicrobial populations in a chronic foot ulcer with implications for diagnostics and anti-infective therapy
    Can Imirzalioglu
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Schubertstrasse 81, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    BMC Res Notes 7:196. 2014
    ..Here, we utilized denaturing high-performance liquid chromatography (DHPLC) as a diagnostic tool for identifying different bacterial species in complex clinical samples of a patient with a chronic foot ulcer...
  4. pmc Multiresistant extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae from humans, companion animals and horses in central Hesse, Germany
    Judith Schmiedel
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University Giessen and German Center for Infection Research DZIF, partner site Giessen Marburg Langen, Schubertstrasse 81, 35392 Giessen, Germany
    BMC Microbiol 14:187. 2014
    ..This study focused on comparative molecular characterization of β-lactamase and ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae isolates from central Hesse in Germany. Isolates originated from humans, companion animals (dogs and cats) and horses...
  5. pmc Predominance of Klebsiella pneumoniae ST14 carrying CTX-M-15 causing neonatal sepsis in Tanzania
    Stephen E Mshana
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University, Schubertstrasse 81, Giessen D 35392, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 13:466. 2013
    ..Here we describe the molecular epidemiology of these isolates in a tertiary hospital in Tanzania, as potential pathogens for neonatal infections...
  6. pmc Brain infection and activation of neuronal repair mechanisms by the human pathogen Listeria monocytogenes in the lepidopteran model host Galleria mellonella
    Krishnendu Mukherjee
    Institute of Phytopathology and Applied Zoology, Justus Liebig University of Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Virulence 4:324-32. 2013
    ..Our data extend the utility of G. mellonella larvae as an ideal model for the high-throughput in vivo testing of potential compounds against listeriosis. ..
  7. pmc Protective immunity to Listeria monocytogenes infection mediated by recombinant Listeria innocua harboring the VGC locus
    Walid Mohamed
    Institute for Medical Microbiology, German Centre for Infection Research DZIF, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e35503. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Uropathogenic E. coli induce different immune response in testicular and peritoneal macrophages: implications for testicular immune privilege
    Sudhanshu Bhushan
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Unit of Reproductive Biology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e28452. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc Reassessment of the Listeria monocytogenes pan-genome reveals dynamic integration hotspots and mobile genetic elements as major components of the accessory genome
    Carsten Kuenne
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, German Centre for Infection Research, Justus Liebig University, D 35392, Giessen, Germany
    BMC Genomics 14:47. 2013
    ..These were comparatively analyzed in conjunction with publicly available data and assessed for pathogenicity in the Galleria mellonella insect model...
  10. pmc sRNAdb: a small non-coding RNA database for gram-positive bacteria
    Jordan Pischimarov
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University, Schubertstrasse 81, Giessen, D 35392, Germany
    BMC Genomics 13:384. 2012
    ..To the best of the authors' knowledge no database focusing on sRNAs from gram-positive bacteria is publicly available so far...
  11. pmc Comparative genomics and transcriptomics of lineages I, II, and III strains of Listeria monocytogenes
    Torsten Hain
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University, Schubertstrasse 81, Giessen, D 35392, Germany
    BMC Genomics 13:144. 2012
    ..monocytogenes. Lineage III, represented by the 4a L99 genome is known to contain strains less virulent for humans...
  12. pmc Prevalence of multiresistant gram-negative organisms in a tertiary hospital in Mwanza, Tanzania
    Stephen E Mshana
    Weill Bugando University College of Health Science Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Res Notes 2:49. 2009
    ..Successful implementation of a routine detection of ESBL production is essential in designing appropriate antibiotic prescribing policies and infection control intervention programmes...
  13. pmc Temporal transcriptomic analysis of the Listeria monocytogenes EGD-e sigmaB regulon
    Torsten Hain
    Institute for Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University, Frankfurter Strasse 107, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    BMC Microbiol 8:20. 2008
    ..monocytogenes EGD-e. Whole genome-based transcriptional profiling was used to identify sigmaB-dependent genes at different growth phases...
  14. pmc Gram-positive pathogenic bacteria induce a common early response in human monocytes
    Svetlin Tchatalbachev
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University, Frankfurter Str 107, 35392 Giessen, Germany
    BMC Microbiol 10:275. 2010
    ..Thus the observed response was unbiased by signals originating from other helper and effector cells of the host and was not limited to induction by solitary bacterial constituents...
  15. pmc Erythema caused by a localised skin infection with Arthrobacter mysorens
    Can Imirzalioglu
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Frankfurter Strasse 107, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 10:352. 2010
    ..Skin erythemas of unknown origin are a frequent reason for consulting the general practitioner or dermatologist...
  16. pmc Integrated functional visualization of eukaryotic genomes
    Rohit Ghai
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Justus Liebig University, Frankfurter Strasse 107, 35392 Giessen, Germany
    BMC Bioinformatics 7:348. 2006
    ..Whole genome plots offer an intuitive window to the analysis. We describe two applications that enable users to easily plot and explore whole genome data from their own or other researchers' experiments...
  17. pmc GenomeViz: visualizing microbial genomes
    Rohit Ghai
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Justus Liebig University, Frankfurter Strasse 107, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    BMC Bioinformatics 5:198. 2004
    ..We have developed GenomeViz to enable rapid visualization and subsequent comparisons of several microbial genomes in an interactive environment...
  18. ncbi request reprint The molecular mechanisms of actin-based intracellular motility by Listeria monocytogenes
    T Chakraborty
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Microbiologia 12:237-44. 1996
    ..This review summarizes the current state of the understanding, at the molecular level, of how L. monocytogenes subverts the host cell contractile machinery to meet its own need to move and spread within infected host cells...
  19. ncbi request reprint Genome organization and the evolution of the virulence gene locus in Listeria species
    T Chakraborty
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Klinikum der Justus Liebig Universität Giessen, Germany
    Int J Med Microbiol 290:167-74. 2000
    ..Thus, here we present an alternative view of the evolution of Listeria spp. and suggest that L. monocytogenes may be the primordial species of this genus...
  20. ncbi request reprint Initial binding of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli to host cells and subsequent induction of actin rearrangements depend on filamentous EspA-containing surface appendages
    F Ebel
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Justus Liebig Universitat, Giessen, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 30:147-61. 1998
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Internalin B is essential for adhesion and mediates the invasion of Listeria monocytogenes into human endothelial cells
    S K Parida
    Institute for Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 28:81-93. 1998
    ..The entry process was polarized, involved single bacteria and occurred over the entire surface of endothelial cells...
  22. ncbi request reprint Small GTP-binding proteins of the Rho- and Ras-subfamilies are not involved in the actin rearrangements induced by attaching and effacing Escherichia coli
    F Ebel
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Justus Liebig Universitat, Giessen, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 163:107-12. 1998
    ..Our data therefore indicate that the microfilament reorganizations induced by AEEC are independent of those small GTP-binding proteins that under normal conditions control the dynamics and maintenance of the actin cytoskeleton...
  23. ncbi request reprint EspE, a novel secreted protein of attaching and effacing bacteria, is directly translocated into infected host cells, where it appears as a tyrosine-phosphorylated 90 kDa protein
    C Deibel
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Justus Liebig Universitat Giessen, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 28:463-74. 1998
    ..EspE is enriched at the tip of these structures, suggesting its involvement in the process of actin dynamics, which is triggered during the attaching and effacing process...
  24. pmc Identification and characterization of a novel PrfA-regulated gene in Listeria monocytogenes whose product, IrpA, is highly homologous to internalin proteins, which contain leucine-rich repeats
    E Domann
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Justus Liebig Universitat Giessen, Germany
    Infect Immun 65:101-9. 1997
    ..However, in vivo studies using the mouse infection model revealed that the irpA mutant showed reduced virulence compared to the parental strain. These results suggest a role for IrpA during disseminated infection by L. monocytogenes...
  25. pmc Identification, cloning, and characterization of the Ima operon, whose gene products are unique to Listeria monocytogenes
    S Schäferkordt
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Justus Leibig Universität Giessen, Germany
    J Bacteriol 179:2707-16. 1997
    ..DNA hybridization studies indicate that the lma operon is species specific and restricted to pathogenic strains of L. monocytogenes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Characterization of an exported protease from Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli
    S Djafari
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Justus Liebig Universitat Giessen, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 25:771-84. 1997
    ..This activity of PssA and probably of other proteins of the Tsh family may be of functional importance during infection of the mucosal cell layer by the bacterial pathogen...
  27. doi request reprint Hidden pathogens uncovered: metagenomic analysis of urinary tract infections
    C Imirzalioglu
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Andrologia 40:66-71. 2008
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Association of polymorphisms in the mannose-binding lectin gene and pulmonary morbidity in preterm infants
    A Hilgendorff
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Giessen and Marburg, Giessen, Germany
    Genes Immun 8:671-7. 2007
    ..This provides a basis for potential therapeutic options and further genetic and proteomic analysis of the function of MBL in the resistance against pulmonary long-term complications in preterm infants...
  29. ncbi request reprint Augur--a computational pipeline for whole genome microbial surface protein prediction and classification
    A Billion
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University Frankfurter Strasse 107, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Bioinformatics 22:2819-20. 2006
    ..We present Augur, an automatic prediction pipeline that integrates major surface prediction algorithms and enables comparative analysis, classification and visualization for gram-positive bacteria on a genomic scale...
  30. ncbi request reprint GECO--linear visualization for comparative genomics
    C T Kuenne
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University Frankfurter Strasse 107, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Bioinformatics 23:125-6. 2007
    ..Thus, this software will enable researchers to detect horizontally transferred genes, pseudogenes and insertions/deletions in related microbial genomes. AVAILABILITY: http://bioinfo.mikrobio.med.uni-giessen.de/geco2/GecoMainServlet..
  31. ncbi request reprint The actin-based motility of intracellular Listeria monocytogenes is not controlled by small GTP-binding proteins of the Rho- and Ras-subfamilies
    F Ebel
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Justus Liebig Universitat, Giessen, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 176:117-24. 1999
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Physical and genetic map of the Listeria monocytogenes EGD serotype 1/2a chromosome
    U von Both
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Justus Liebig Universitat, Giessen, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 175:281-9. 1999
    ..Using isogenic mutants harbouring additional artificial NotI restriction sites, we were able to precisely map the positions of all currently known virulence genes on the chromosome...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Rapid and reliable detection of multiresistent Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) by multiplex PCR]
    E Domann
    Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie Leiter Prof Dr T Chakraborty, Klinikum der Justus Liebig Universität Giessen
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 125:613-8. 2000
    ..The purpose of our study was to set up a rapid and reliable identification procedure for MRSA by the amplification of specific gene determinants by PCR in order to to efficiently support therapy and eradication of the pathogen...
  34. pmc Transfection of Sertoli cells with androgen receptor alters gene expression without androgen stimulation
    D Fietz
    Institute of Veterinary Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, Justus Liebig University, Frankfurter Straße 98, 35392, Giessen, Germany
    BMC Mol Biol 16:23. 2015
    ..Therefore, we transfected Ar-deficient rat Sertoli cells 93RS2 by electroporation using a full length human AR...
  35. pmc Temperature- and medium-dependent secretion of proteins by Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli
    F Ebel
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Justus Liebig Universitat Giessen, Germany
    Infect Immun 64:4472-9. 1996
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint [Microarray-based transcriptome analyses in infectious diseases. A new diagnostic method]
    H Hossain
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Frankfurter Strasse 107, 35392, Giessen
    Internist (Berl) 47:S6, S8-13. 2006
    ..Deciphering the molecular details on both sides of the host-pathogen interaction will increase our understanding of the pathogenesis of infectious diseases and offer improvements in their diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and prevention...
  37. ncbi request reprint Clonal identity of Candida albicans in the oral cavity and the gastrointestinal tract of pre-school children
    H Hossain
    Institute for Medical Microbiology, Giessen, Germany
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 18:302-8. 2003
    ..albicans colonization. We assume that carious teeth may constitute an ecologic niche for C. albicans potentially responsible for recurrent oral and non-oral candidiasis...
  38. pmc Galleria mellonella as a model system for studying Listeria pathogenesis
    Krishnendu Mukherjee
    Institute for Phytopathology and Applied Zoology, Justus Liebig University, Frankfurter Strasse 107, 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:310-7. 2010
    ..isolated from a wide variety of settings from both the clinic and the environment...
  39. pmc The ActA protein of Listeria monocytogenes acts as a nucleator inducing reorganization of the actin cytoskeleton
    S Pistor
    Gesellschaft fur Biotechnologische Forschung, Abteilung Mikrobiologie, Germany
    EMBO J 13:758-63. 1994
    ..Our results identify the ActA polypeptide as a nucleator of the actin cytoskeleton and provide the first insights into the molecular nature of such controlling elements in microfilament organization...
  40. doi request reprint Liposome-encapsulated antigens induce a protective CTL response against Listeria monocytogenes independent of CD4+ T cell help
    R Grenningloh
    Molecular Immunology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany
    Scand J Immunol 67:594-602. 2008
    ..monocytogenes. Remarkably, the CTL response was induced independently of detectable CD4(+) T cell help...
  41. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the oligomerization of myogenin and E2A products in vivo using a two-hybrid assay system
    T Chakraborty
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030
    J Biol Chem 267:17498-501. 1992
    ..Peptide growth factors, as well as the immediate early gene products c-Jun, v-Fos, and c-Myc, inhibit the activity of myogenin through a mechanism independent of its association with E2A products...
  42. pmc Pas, a novel protein required for protein secretion and attaching and effacing activities of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli
    A U Kresse
    Division of Microbiology, GBF National Research Centre for Biotechnology, D 38124 Braunschweig, Germany
    J Bacteriol 180:4370-9. 1998
    ..These results demonstrate that Pas is a virulence-associated factor that plays an essential role in EHEC pathogenesis...
  43. pmc Analysis of the myogenin promoter reveals an indirect pathway for positive autoregulation mediated by the muscle-specific enhancer factor MEF-2
    D G Edmondson
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030
    Mol Cell Biol 12:3665-77. 1992
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Crystal structure of the phosphatidylinositol-specific phospholipase C from the human pathogen Listeria monocytogenes
    J Moser
    Institut fur Organische Chemie und Biochemie, Universitat Freiburg, Germany
    J Mol Biol 273:269-82. 1997
    ..The active site pocket is also well conserved with only two amino acid replacements directly implicated in inositol binding...
  45. pmc A novel proline-rich motif present in ActA of Listeria monocytogenes and cytoskeletal proteins is the ligand for the EVH1 domain, a protein module present in the Ena/VASP family
    K Niebuhr
    Abteilung Zellbiologie und Immunologie AG Molekulare Erkennung, Mascheroder Weg 1, 38124 Braunschweig, Germany
    EMBO J 16:5433-44. 1997
    ..This class of interactions appears to be of general importance for processes dependent on rapid actin remodeling...
  46. pmc The gene coding for protein p60 of Listeria monocytogenes and its use as a specific probe for Listeria monocytogenes
    S Kohler
    Institut fur Genetik und Mikrobiologie, Universitat Wurzburg, Federal Republic of Germany
    Infect Immun 58:1943-50. 1990
    ..monocytogenes (A. R. Datta, B. A. Wentz, D. Shook, and M. W. Trucksess, Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 54:2933-2937, 1988) were shown to be part of the iap gene...
  47. pmc Molecular cloning, sequencing, and identification of a metalloprotease gene from Listeria monocytogenes that is species specific and physically linked to the listeriolysin gene
    E Domann
    Institut fur Genetik und Mikrobiologie, Universitat Wurzburg, Federal Republic of Germany
    Infect Immun 59:65-72. 1991
    ..We have designated this gene mpl for metalloprotease of L. monocytogenes. The gene was present only in pathogenic L. monocytogenes strains, in which it was physically linked to the listeriolysin gene...
  48. ncbi request reprint Detection of a gene encoding a phosphatidylinositol-specific phospholipase C that is co-ordinately expressed with listeriolysin in Listeria monocytogenes
    M Leimeister-Wächter
    Institut fur Genetik und Mikrobiologie, Universitat Wurzburg, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 5:361-6. 1991
    ..Expression of the pic gene is dependent on the product of the prfA gene, which also regulates expression of the listeriolysin gene in L. monocytogenes...
  49. pmc A novel bacterial virulence gene in Listeria monocytogenes required for host cell microfilament interaction with homology to the proline-rich region of vinculin
    E Domann
    Institut fur Genetik und Mikrobiologie, Wurzburg, FRG
    EMBO J 11:1981-90. 1992
    ..However, an internal repeat sequence showed strong regional homology to a sequence from within the hinge region of the cytoskeletal protein vinculin...
  50. ncbi request reprint The Arp2/3 complex is essential for the actin-based motility of Listeria monocytogenes
    R C May
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Curr Biol 9:759-62. 1999
    ..We conclude that the Arp2/3 complex is a host-cell factor essential for the actin-based motility of L. monocytogenes, suggesting that it plays a pivotal role in regulating the actin cytoskeleton...
  51. pmc Antigen-43-mediated autoaggregation of Escherichia coli is blocked by fimbriation
    H Hasman
    Department of Microbiology, Technical University of Denmark, DK 2800 Lyngby, Denmark
    J Bacteriol 181:4834-41. 1999
    ..The Ag43 or OxyR status does not appear to influence fimbria expression, and our results suggest that the expression of Ag43 and the expression of fimbriae are independent processes...
  52. ncbi request reprint Internalins from the human pathogen Listeria monocytogenes combine three distinct folds into a contiguous internalin domain
    W D Schubert
    Department of Structural Biology, German Research Center for Biotechnology, Braunschweig
    J Mol Biol 312:783-94. 2001
    ....
  53. 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...
  54. ncbi request reprint FimE-catalyzed off-to-on inversion of the type 1 fimbrial phase switch and insertion sequence recruitment in an Escherichia coli K-12 fimB strain
    B Stentebjerg-Olesen
    Department of Microbiology, Bldg 301, Technical University of Denmark, DK 2800, Lyngby, Denmark
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 182:319-25. 2000
    ..Following inversion of the phase switch, this element can remain phase-locked in the on orientation due to integration of insertion sequence elements, viz. IS1 or IS5, at various positions in either the fimE gene or the phase switch...
  55. pmc Differences in levels of secreted locus of enterocyte effacement proteins between human disease-associated and bovine Escherichia coli O157
    A McNally
    ZAP Laboratories, Department of Veterinary Pathology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Infect Immun 69:5107-14. 2001
    ..coli O157 lineages in cattle and humans and extend the differential to the regulation of virulence factors. Potentially only a subset of E. coli O157 isolates (stx(+) eae(+)) in cattle may be capable of causing severe disease in humans...
  56. ncbi request reprint Vibrational spectra of CCl4: isotopic components and hot bands. Part I
    T Chakraborty
    Regional Sophisticated Instrumentation Centre, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya, India
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 58:1013-23. 2002
    ..The experimental results suggest that the transitions, where the initial levels are not the ground state, contribute significantly and give rise to a very complicated vibrational spectrum for CCl4 vapour...
  57. ncbi request reprint Salmonella-mediated oral DNA vaccination using stabilized eukaryotic expression plasmids
    H Bauer
    Molecular Immunology, German Research Centre for Biotechnology, Mascheroder Weg 1, D 38124 Braunschweig, Germany
    Gene Ther 12:364-72. 2005
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint A protective merozoite protein of Plasmodium falciparum shares an epitope with surface antigens of Paramecium
    A Sehgal
    Department of Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India
    Parasite Immunol 26:219-27. 2004
    ..These results point towards Plasmodium Pf9 as a conserved novel protective protein, sharing an epitope with Paramecium surface antigens...
  59. ncbi request reprint Listeria monocytogenes: a model system to study invasion and spread of bacteria in the central nervous system
    E Domann
    Abteilung für Neuropathologie, Universitat zu Koln, Joseph Stetzmann Strasse 9, 50331 Köln
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 265:213-26. 2002
  60. pmc Nucleotide sequence of the listeriolysin gene from a Listeria monocytogenes serotype 1/2a strain
    E Domann
    Institut fur Genetik und Mikrobiologie, Wurzburg, FRG
    Nucleic Acids Res 17:6406. 1989
  61. ncbi request reprint Eukaryotic expression plasmid transfer from the intracellular bacterium Listeria monocytogenes to host cells
    M Hense
    Department of Cell Biology and Immunology, GBF, German Research Centre for Biotechnology, Mascheroder Weg 1, D-38124 Braunschweig, Germany
    Cell Microbiol 3:599-609. 2001
    ..The potential for oral administration of L. monocytogenes and the ease in producing and cultivating recombinant strains are further attributes that make its use as a gene transfer vehicle attractive...
  62. ncbi request reprint Micronuclei and chromosomal aberrations as biomarkers: a study in an arsenic exposed population in West Bengal, India
    T Chakraborty
    Vivekananda Institute of Medical Sciences, Ramakrishna Mission Seva Pratishthan, 99 Sarat Bose Road, Kolkata 700026, India
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 76:970-6. 2006