Genomes and Genes
Affiliation: University of Bath
- Comparative genomics of the emerging human pathogen Photorhabdus asymbiotica with the insect pathogen Photorhabdus luminescensPaul Wilkinson
School of Biosciences, University of Exeter in Cornwall, Penryn TR10 9EZ, UK
BMC Genomics 10:302. 2009..Here we compare the complete genome of Pa ATCC43949 with that of the previously sequenced insect pathogen P. luminescens strain TT01 which was isolated from its entomopathogenic nematode vector collected from soil in Trinidad and Tobago...
- The diversity of insect-bacteria interactions and its applications for disease controlMaria Shanchez-Contreras
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, BA2 7AY, Bath, UK
Biotechnol Genet Eng Rev 25:203-43. 2008..Furthermore, many mechanisms involved in the establishment of the associations have been scrutinised, along with the development of new methods for the management of insect populations...
- Influence of the Photorhabdus luminescens phosphomannose isomerase gene, manA, on mannose utilization, exopolysaccharide structure, and biofilm formationMatthew R Amos
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
Appl Environ Microbiol 77:776-85. 2011..A compositional analysis of P. luminescens EPS reveals how the manA mutation has a major effect on the formation of a complete, branched EPS...
- Photorhabdus adhesion modification protein (Pam) binds extracellular polysaccharide and alters bacterial attachmentRobert T Jones
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath BA27AY, UK
BMC Microbiol 10:141. 2010..We investigated the secreted proteome of a clinical isolate of P. asymbiotica at different temperatures in order to identify proteins relevant to the infection of the two different hosts...
- Rapid Virulence Annotation (RVA): identification of virulence factors using a bacterial genome library and multiple invertebrate hostsNicholas R Waterfield
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:15967-72. 2008..The application of RVA to other pathogen genomes promises to ascribe biological function to otherwise uncharacterized virulence genes...