A B Kolstø

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc BC4707 is a major facilitator superfamily multidrug resistance transport protein from Bacillus cereus implicated in fluoroquinolone tolerance
    Roger Simm
    Laboratory for Microbial Dynamics, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 7:e36720. 2012
  2. pmc Group II intron in Bacillus cereus has an unusual 3' extension and splices 56 nucleotides downstream of the predicted site
    Fredrik B Stabell
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Nucleic Acids Res 35:1612-23. 2007
  3. pmc Survey of group I and group II introns in 29 sequenced genomes of the Bacillus cereus group: insights into their spread and evolution
    Nicolas J Tourasse
    Laboratory for Microbial Dynamics LaMDa, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Nucleic Acids Res 36:4529-48. 2008
  4. pmc A conserved 3' extension in unusual group II introns is important for efficient second-step splicing
    Fredrik B Stabell
    Laboratory for Microbial Dynamics LaMDa, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Nucleic Acids Res 37:3202-14. 2009
  5. pmc SuperCAT: a supertree database for combined and integrative multilocus sequence typing analysis of the Bacillus cereus group of bacteria (including B. cereus, B. anthracis and B. thuringiensis)
    Nicolas J Tourasse
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Nucleic Acids Res 36:D461-8. 2008
  6. pmc Necrotrophism is a quorum-sensing-regulated lifestyle in Bacillus thuringiensis
    Thomas Dubois
    INRA, UMR1319 MICALIS, La Minière, Guyancourt, France
    PLoS Pathog 8:e1002629. 2012
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Collaborators

  • Nicolas J Tourasse
  • I K Hegna
  • D Lereclus
  • Michel Gohar
  • Nalini Ramarao
  • L Luna
  • Christina Nielsen-LeRoux
  • R Lopez
  • P Bork
  • M Rose
  • Jaakko V Ekman
  • M Nishizawa
  • Fredrik B Stabell
  • O A Okstad
  • P A Risøen
  • Simen M Kristoffersen
  • Roger Simm
  • Thomas Dubois
  • Ole Andreas Økstad
  • Lillian Reiter
  • F B Stabell
  • Julien Brillard
  • T Lindback
  • Faheem Niazi
  • Stephen K Hutchison
  • Christelle Lemy
  • Kim E Bettaney
  • M Ryan Weil
  • Marianne Sødring
  • Christophe Buisson
  • Aniko Vörös
  • Ingerid Nes
  • Mirja Salkinoja-Salonen
  • Karoline Faegri
  • Brian Desany
  • Chad Haase
  • Stéphane Perchat
  • Karla D Passalacqua
  • Jasmin K Kroeger
  • Massoud Saidijam
  • Timothy D Read
  • Philippe Jacques
  • Peter J F Henderson
  • Raphaël Loll
  • Armin P Piehler
  • Sophie Davison
  • Agnes Fouet
  • W Egge-Jacobsen
  • O A Økstad
  • Veronique Broussolle
  • Kim Susanna
  • Christophe Nguyen-The
  • Caroline Michaud
  • Claire Dargaignaratz
  • Solveig Ravnum
  • P Rønning
  • O Johnsen
  • A L Rishovd
  • B Purnelle
  • H Prydz
  • M Gominet
  • A Grønstad
  • N Skammelsrud
  • F Larsen
  • T Kristensen
  • J Solheim

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc BC4707 is a major facilitator superfamily multidrug resistance transport protein from Bacillus cereus implicated in fluoroquinolone tolerance
    Roger Simm
    Laboratory for Microbial Dynamics, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 7:e36720. 2012
    ..cereus group of bacteria, encodes a multidrug resistance efflux protein that is likely involved in maintaining intracellular homeostasis during growth of the bacteria...
  2. pmc Group II intron in Bacillus cereus has an unusual 3' extension and splices 56 nucleotides downstream of the predicted site
    Fredrik B Stabell
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Nucleic Acids Res 35:1612-23. 2007
    ..The extraordinary group II intron B.c.I4 harboring an unprecedented extra 3' segment constitutes a dramatic example of the flexibility and adaptability of group II introns...
  3. pmc Survey of group I and group II introns in 29 sequenced genomes of the Bacillus cereus group: insights into their spread and evolution
    Nicolas J Tourasse
    Laboratory for Microbial Dynamics LaMDa, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Nucleic Acids Res 36:4529-48. 2008
    ..This study reveals a very high diversity and variability of mobile introns in B. cereus group strains...
  4. pmc A conserved 3' extension in unusual group II introns is important for efficient second-step splicing
    Fredrik B Stabell
    Laboratory for Microbial Dynamics LaMDa, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Nucleic Acids Res 37:3202-14. 2009
    ..This study clearly demonstrates that previously reported B.c.I4 is not a single example of a specialized intron, but forms a new functional class with an unusual mode that ensures proper positioning of the 3' splice site...
  5. pmc SuperCAT: a supertree database for combined and integrative multilocus sequence typing analysis of the Bacillus cereus group of bacteria (including B. cereus, B. anthracis and B. thuringiensis)
    Nicolas J Tourasse
    Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Nucleic Acids Res 36:D461-8. 2008
    ..Besides analysis of the available data, the user has the possibility to enter her/his own sequences and compare them to the database and/or include them into the supertree reconstructions...
  6. pmc Necrotrophism is a quorum-sensing-regulated lifestyle in Bacillus thuringiensis
    Thomas Dubois
    INRA, UMR1319 MICALIS, La Minière, Guyancourt, France
    PLoS Pathog 8:e1002629. 2012
    ..We report that necrotrophism is a highly regulated mechanism essential for the Bt infectious cycle, contributing to spore spreading...
  7. 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...
  8. 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
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  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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
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  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. pmc Small Maf proteins interact with the human transcription factor TCF11/Nrf1/LCR-F1
    O Johnsen
    Biotechnology Centre of Oslo, University of Oslo, Norway
    Nucleic Acids Res 24:4289-97. 1996
    ..These findings place TCF11 as a good candidate for the proposed widely expressed factor(s) known to interact with small Maf proteins and bind NF-E2 sites in a sequence-specific manner resembling NF-E2...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...