A B Kolstø

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Global mRNA decay analysis at single nucleotide resolution reveals segmental and positional degradation patterns in a Gram-positive bacterium
    Simen M Kristoffersen
    Laboratory for Microbial Dynamics, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, PB 1068 Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Genome Biol 13:R30. 2012
  2. pmc Diversity, mobility, and structural and functional evolution of group II introns carrying an unusual 3' extension
    Nicolas J Tourasse
    Laboratory for Microbial Dynamics LaMDa, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 4:564. 2011
  3. pmc The YvfTU two-component system is involved in plcR expression in Bacillus cereus
    Julien Brillard
    UMR408, Sécurité et Qualité des Produits d Origine Végétale, INRA, Universite d Avignon, F 84000 Avignon, France
    BMC Microbiol 8:183. 2008
  4. doi request reprint What sets Bacillus anthracis apart from other Bacillus species?
    Anne Brit Kolstø
    Laboratory for Microbial Dynamics and Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Oslo 0316, Norway
    Annu Rev Microbiol 63:451-76. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Dynamic bacterial genome organization
    A B Kolstø
    Institute of Pharmacy, Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology Centre of Oslo, University of Oslo, Norway
    Mol Microbiol 24:241-8. 1997
  6. ncbi request reprint The Bacillus cereus group: novel aspects of population structure and genome dynamics
    N J Tourasse
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Appl Microbiol 101:579-93. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint A Bacillus cereus member of the SNF2 family
    T Lindback
    Biotechnology Centre of Oslo, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Norway
    Microbiology 143:171-4. 1997
  8. ncbi request reprint A type-III DNA restriction and modification system in Bacillus cereus?
    I K Hegna
    Biotechnology Centre of Oslo, University of Oslo, Norway
    Gene 114:149-50. 1992
  9. doi request reprint ORF 2 from the Bacillus cereus linear plasmid pBClin15 encodes a DNA binding protein
    F B Stabell
    Laboratory for Microbial Dynamics, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    Lett Appl Microbiol 48:51-7. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Genome organization is not conserved between Bacillus cereus and Bacillus subtilis
    O A Okstad
    Biotechnology Centre of Oslo and School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Norway
    Microbiology 145:621-31. 1999

Collaborators

  • I K Hegna
  • D Lereclus
  • Nicolas J Tourasse
  • P Bork
  • R Lopez
  • M Rose
  • O A Okstad
  • P A Risøen
  • Simen M Kristoffersen
  • Ole Andreas Økstad
  • Lillian Reiter
  • F B Stabell
  • Julien Brillard
  • T Lindback
  • Faheem Niazi
  • Stephen K Hutchison
  • M Ryan Weil
  • Brian Desany
  • Chad Haase
  • Karla D Passalacqua
  • Timothy D Read
  • Raphaël Loll
  • Armin P Piehler
  • Sophie Davison
  • Agnes Fouet
  • W Egge-Jacobsen
  • O A Økstad
  • Nalini Ramarao
  • Michel Gohar
  • Veronique Broussolle
  • L Luna
  • Kim Susanna
  • Christophe Nguyen-The
  • Christina Nielsen-LeRoux
  • Caroline Michaud
  • Claire Dargaignaratz
  • P Rønning
  • H Prydz
  • A L Rishovd
  • O Johnsen
  • B Purnelle
  • M Gominet
  • A Grønstad
  • F Larsen
  • K J Abel
  • N Skammelsrud
  • B L Weber
  • C Turc-Carel
  • F Pedeutour
  • A H Skartlien
  • T Kristensen
  • J Solheim

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Global mRNA decay analysis at single nucleotide resolution reveals segmental and positional degradation patterns in a Gram-positive bacterium
    Simen M Kristoffersen
    Laboratory for Microbial Dynamics, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, PB 1068 Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Genome Biol 13:R30. 2012
    ..The expression level of a gene is a function of both its rate of transcription and RNA decay, and the influence of mRNA decay rates on gene expression in genome-wide studies of Gram-positive bacteria is under-investigated...
  2. pmc Diversity, mobility, and structural and functional evolution of group II introns carrying an unusual 3' extension
    Nicolas J Tourasse
    Laboratory for Microbial Dynamics LaMDa, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 4:564. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  3. pmc The YvfTU two-component system is involved in plcR expression in Bacillus cereus
    Julien Brillard
    UMR408, Sécurité et Qualité des Produits d Origine Végétale, INRA, Universite d Avignon, F 84000 Avignon, France
    BMC Microbiol 8:183. 2008
    ..cereus group, the plcR gene is always located in the vicinity of genes encoding the YvfTU two-component system. The putative role of YvfTU in the expression of the PlcR regulon was therefore investigated...
  4. doi request reprint What sets Bacillus anthracis apart from other Bacillus species?
    Anne Brit Kolstø
    Laboratory for Microbial Dynamics and Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Oslo 0316, Norway
    Annu Rev Microbiol 63:451-76. 2009
    ..cereus and B. thuringiensis. Coevolution of the B. anthracis chromosome with its plasmids may be the basis for the successful development and uniqueness of the B. anthracis lineage...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dynamic bacterial genome organization
    A B Kolstø
    Institute of Pharmacy, Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology Centre of Oslo, University of Oslo, Norway
    Mol Microbiol 24:241-8. 1997
    ..Such replicons, carrying essential genes, now seem to deserve the designation 'secondary chromosomes'. A study of the regulation of replication and segregation of these essential genetic elements will be of great interest...
  6. ncbi request reprint The Bacillus cereus group: novel aspects of population structure and genome dynamics
    N J Tourasse
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Appl Microbiol 101:579-93. 2006
    ..To provide new insights into the population and genomic structure of the Bacillus cereus group of bacteria...
  7. ncbi request reprint A Bacillus cereus member of the SNF2 family
    T Lindback
    Biotechnology Centre of Oslo, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Norway
    Microbiology 143:171-4. 1997
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint A type-III DNA restriction and modification system in Bacillus cereus?
    I K Hegna
    Biotechnology Centre of Oslo, University of Oslo, Norway
    Gene 114:149-50. 1992
  9. doi request reprint ORF 2 from the Bacillus cereus linear plasmid pBClin15 encodes a DNA binding protein
    F B Stabell
    Laboratory for Microbial Dynamics, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    Lett Appl Microbiol 48:51-7. 2009
    ..To isolate and identify DNA-binding protein(s) with affinity for the mobile chromosomal repeat element bcr1 in Bacillus cereus group bacteria...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genome organization is not conserved between Bacillus cereus and Bacillus subtilis
    O A Okstad
    Biotechnology Centre of Oslo and School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Norway
    Microbiology 145:621-31. 1999
    ..subtilis 168; (3) B. cereus contains a 155 bp repetitive sequence that is not present in B. subtilis. By hybridization, this repeat is present in all B. cereus and B. thuringiensis strains so far investigated...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sequence analysis of three Bacillus cereus loci carrying PIcR-regulated genes encoding degradative enzymes and enterotoxin
    O A Okstad
    Biotechnology Centre of Oslo and School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Norway
    Microbiology 145:3129-38. 1999
    ..Genes surrounding plcA, plcR and hblCDAB that were lacking an upstream PlcR regulatory sequence did not appear to serve functions apparently related to PlcR and did not exhibit a conserved organization in Bacillus subtilis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Genome structure and evolution of the Bacillus cereus group
    A B Kolstø
    Biotechnology Centre of Oslo, Institute of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, PB 1125, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 264:95-108. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint Prokaryotic members of a new family of putative helicases with similarity to transcription activator SNF2
    A B Kolstø
    University of Oslo, Biotechnology Centre, Norway
    J Mol Biol 230:684-8. 1993
    ..The unexpected presence of prokaryotic and viral sequences in the previously purely eukaryotic SNF2 family suggests a defined subgroup of DNA helicases present in all species, with specific function in transcription activation...
  14. ncbi request reprint BceS1, a new addition to the type III restriction and modification family
    I K Hegna
    Institute of Pharmacy, Department of Microbiology, University of Oslo, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 202:189-93. 2001
    ..The R/M system was designated BceS1 as this endonuclease required ATP and Mg2+ as cofactors like other type III endonucleases. BceS1 is the first chromosomal type III R/M system characterized in a Gram-positive bacterium...
  15. ncbi request reprint Characterization of a broad range antimicrobial substance from Bacillus cereus
    P A Risøen
    Department of Microbiology, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Appl Microbiol 96:648-55. 2004
    ..The aim of this research was to isolate and characterize an antimicrobial substance from the Bacillus cereus type strain ATCC 14579...
  16. ncbi request reprint Insertional inactivation of a Tet(K)/Tet(L) like transporter does not eliminate tetracycline resistance in Bacillus cereus
    O A Okstad
    Biotechnology Centre of Oslo, University of Oslo, Blindern, Norway
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 154:181-6. 1997
    ..No additional altered phenotype was observed in the mutant. Accumulation studies suggested that the resistance mechanism involves a reduced sensitivity to intracellular tetracycline...
  17. ncbi request reprint Molecular cloning of a putative novel human bZIP transcription factor on chromosome 17q22
    L Luna
    Biotechnology Centre of Oslo, University of Oslo, Blindern, Norway
    Genomics 22:553-62. 1994
    ..These same regions showed remarkable homology to two invertebrate proteins, CNC and skin-1, postulated to regulate embryonic development in Drosophila melanogaster and Caenorhabditis elegans, respectively...
  18. ncbi request reprint A tight cluster of five unrelated human genes on chromosome 16q22.1
    F Larsen
    Biotechnology Centre of Oslo, University of Oslo, Norway
    Hum Mol Genet 2:1589-95. 1993
    ..Given the current estimate of about 100,000 genes in the human genome, our findings support the notion that genes are not evenly distributed...
  19. pmc Evolutionary history and functional characterization of three large genes involved in sporulation in Bacillus cereus group bacteria
    Lillian Reiter
    Laboratory for Microbial Dynamics, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, P O Box 1068 Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    J Bacteriol 193:5420-30. 2011
    ..Altogether, the functional studies suggest an involvement of these three large genes in the sporulation process...
  20. ncbi request reprint Structural organization and mapping of the human TCF11 gene
    L Luna
    Biotechnology Centre of Oslo, University of Oslo, Blindern, Norway
    Genomics 27:237-44. 1995
    ..Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis was used to construct a physical map around TCF11, to characterize a 450-kb YAC clone that contains the gene, and to link TCF11 physically to BTR, a marker on chromosome 17...