Ralph Kirby

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Affiliation: National Yang-Ming University
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. pmc Comparative genomics of Streptomyces avermitilis, Streptomyces cattleya, Streptomyces maritimus and Kitasatospora aureofaciens using a Streptomyces coelicolor microarray system
    Nai Hua Hsiao
    Microbial Physiology, University of Groningen, Kerklaan 30, NL 9751 NN Haren, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 93:1-25. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Chromosome diversity and similarity within the Actinomycetales
    Ralph Kirby
    Department of Life Sciences, Institute of Genome Science, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 319:1-10. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Analysis of developmental gene conservation in the Actinomycetales using DNA/DNA microarray comparisons
    Ralph Kirby
    Department of Life Sciences and Institute of Genome Sciences, National Yang Ming University, Beitou, Taipei, Taiwan
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 99:159-77. 2011
  4. doi request reprint The genome of Streptomyces rimosus subsp. rimosus shows a novel structure compared to other Streptomyces using DNA/DNA microarray analysis
    Ralph Kirby
    Department of Life Sciences and Institute of Genome Sciences, National Yang Ming University, Beitou, Taipei, Taiwan
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 94:173-86. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Once the circle has been broken: dynamics and evolution of Streptomyces chromosomes
    Carton W Chen
    Institute of Genetics, National Yang Ming University, Shih Pai, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Trends Genet 18:522-9. 2002
  6. doi request reprint Brain imaging findings in dyslexia
    Ying Fang Sun
    Department of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Sciences, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr neonatol 51:89-96. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Two-component signal transduction systems in Streptomyces and related organisms studied using DNA comparative microarray analysis
    Nai Hua Hsiao
    Department of Life Science, National Yang Ming University, Beitou, Taipei, Taiwan
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 95:189-206. 2009
  8. pmc Draft genome sequence of the human pathogen Streptomyces somaliensis, a significant cause of actinomycetoma
    Ralph Kirby
    Department of Life Sciences, Institute of Genome Science, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Bacteriol 194:3544-5. 2012
  9. pmc Genome sequencing and comparative analysis of Klebsiella pneumoniae NTUH-K2044, a strain causing liver abscess and meningitis
    Keh Ming Wu
    Institute of Genome Sciences, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Bacteriol 191:4492-501. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Actinomycetes and lignin degradation
    Ralph Kirby
    Department of Life Science, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Adv Appl Microbiol 58:125-68. 2006

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Publications11

  1. pmc Comparative genomics of Streptomyces avermitilis, Streptomyces cattleya, Streptomyces maritimus and Kitasatospora aureofaciens using a Streptomyces coelicolor microarray system
    Nai Hua Hsiao
    Microbial Physiology, University of Groningen, Kerklaan 30, NL 9751 NN Haren, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 93:1-25. 2008
    ..The results also provide target priorities for possible gene knockouts in a group of bacteria with a very large numbers of genes with unknown functions compared to most bacterial species...
  2. doi request reprint Chromosome diversity and similarity within the Actinomycetales
    Ralph Kirby
    Department of Life Sciences, Institute of Genome Science, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 319:1-10. 2011
    ..This review examines chromosome topology across the Actinomycetales and how this affects our concepts of chromosome evolution...
  3. doi request reprint Analysis of developmental gene conservation in the Actinomycetales using DNA/DNA microarray comparisons
    Ralph Kirby
    Department of Life Sciences and Institute of Genome Sciences, National Yang Ming University, Beitou, Taipei, Taiwan
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 99:159-77. 2011
    ..This will allow the targeting of genes for further study based on their importance at the species level and at higher evolutionary levels...
  4. doi request reprint The genome of Streptomyces rimosus subsp. rimosus shows a novel structure compared to other Streptomyces using DNA/DNA microarray analysis
    Ralph Kirby
    Department of Life Sciences and Institute of Genome Sciences, National Yang Ming University, Beitou, Taipei, Taiwan
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 94:173-86. 2008
    ..rimosus is analyzed, the species is positioned at the edge of the Streptomyces clade. We conclude that S. rimosus represents a distinct evolutionary lineage making the species a worthy possibility for genome sequencing...
  5. ncbi request reprint Once the circle has been broken: dynamics and evolution of Streptomyces chromosomes
    Carton W Chen
    Institute of Genetics, National Yang Ming University, Shih Pai, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Trends Genet 18:522-9. 2002
    ..This scenario is supported by several bioinformatic analyses...
  6. doi request reprint Brain imaging findings in dyslexia
    Ying Fang Sun
    Department of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Sciences, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr neonatol 51:89-96. 2010
    ..Although these imaging modalities are not currently diagnostic or prognostic, they are able to provide information on the causes of dyslexia beyond what was previously provided by behavioral or cognition studies...
  7. doi request reprint Two-component signal transduction systems in Streptomyces and related organisms studied using DNA comparative microarray analysis
    Nai Hua Hsiao
    Department of Life Science, National Yang Ming University, Beitou, Taipei, Taiwan
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 95:189-206. 2009
    ..The overall analysis allowed subclassification of the orphan TCSs and the TCS cognate pairs and identification of possible targets for further study using gene knockouts, gene overexpression, reporter genes and yeast two hybrid analysis...
  8. pmc Draft genome sequence of the human pathogen Streptomyces somaliensis, a significant cause of actinomycetoma
    Ralph Kirby
    Department of Life Sciences, Institute of Genome Science, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Bacteriol 194:3544-5. 2012
    ..S. somaliensis causes severe and debilitating deep tissue and bone infections. The genome sequence is deposited in DDBJ/EMBL/GenBank with the accession number AJJM01000000...
  9. pmc Genome sequencing and comparative analysis of Klebsiella pneumoniae NTUH-K2044, a strain causing liver abscess and meningitis
    Keh Ming Wu
    Institute of Genome Sciences, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Bacteriol 191:4492-501. 2009
    ..pneumoniae pathogenic strains. Our findings support the hypothesis that these factors are responsible for the changes that have occurred in the disease profile over time...
  10. ncbi request reprint Actinomycetes and lignin degradation
    Ralph Kirby
    Department of Life Science, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Adv Appl Microbiol 58:125-68. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint The functional role of the binuclear metal center in D-aminoacylase: one-metal activation and second-metal attenuation
    Wen Lin Lai
    Structural Biology Program, Institute of Biochemistry, Faculty of Life Science, National Yang Ming University, Taipei 11221, Taiwan
    J Biol Chem 279:13962-7. 2004
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