W G Miller

Summary

Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Common genomic features of Campylobacter jejuni subsp. doylei strains distinguish them from C. jejuni subsp. jejuni
    Craig T Parker
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    BMC Microbiol 7:50. 2007
  2. pmc Detection on surfaces and in Caco-2 cells of Campylobacter jejuni cells transformed with new gfp, yfp, and cfp marker plasmids
    W G Miller
    Food Safety and Health Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:5426-36. 2000
  3. pmc The complete genome sequence and analysis of the epsilonproteobacterium Arcobacter butzleri
    William G Miller
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e1358. 2007
  4. pmc Identification of genomic differences between Campylobacter jejuni subsp. jejuni and C. jejuni subsp. doylei at the nap locus leads to the development of a C. jejuni subspeciation multiplex PCR method
    William G Miller
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    BMC Microbiol 7:11. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Cryptic plasmids isolated from Campylobacter strains represent multiple, novel incompatibility groups
    William G Miller
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Plasmid 57:108-17. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Identification of host-associated alleles by multilocus sequence typing of Campylobacter coli strains from food animals
    William G Miller
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Microbiology 152:245-55. 2006
  7. pmc Extended multilocus sequence typing system for Campylobacter coli, C. lari, C. upsaliensis, and C. helveticus
    William G Miller
    USDA, ARS, WRRC, Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, 800 Buchanan St, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:2315-29. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Diversity within the Campylobacter jejuni type I restriction-modification loci
    William G Miller
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Microbiology 151:337-51. 2005
  9. pmc Detection and genotyping of Arcobacter and Campylobacter isolates from retail chicken samples by use of DNA oligonucleotide arrays
    Beatriz Quiñones
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Regional Research Center, Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:3645-55. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Induction of purple sulfur bacterial growth in dairy wastewater lagoons by circulation
    J A McGarvey
    Foodborne Contaminants Research Unit, The United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Albany, CA, USA
    Lett Appl Microbiol 49:427-33. 2009

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. pmc Common genomic features of Campylobacter jejuni subsp. doylei strains distinguish them from C. jejuni subsp. jejuni
    Craig T Parker
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    BMC Microbiol 7:50. 2007
    ..In this study, we utilized multilocus sequence typing (MLST) and a DNA microarray-based comparative genomic indexing (CGI) approach to examine the genomic diversity and gene content of Cjd strains...
  2. pmc Detection on surfaces and in Caco-2 cells of Campylobacter jejuni cells transformed with new gfp, yfp, and cfp marker plasmids
    W G Miller
    Food Safety and Health Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:5426-36. 2000
    ..Colonies arising from these aggregates would be heterologous in nature; therefore, isolation of a pure culture of C. jejuni, by selecting single colonies, from an environmental sample may not always yield a single strain...
  3. pmc The complete genome sequence and analysis of the epsilonproteobacterium Arcobacter butzleri
    William G Miller
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e1358. 2007
    ..Here we present the complete genome sequence of the human clinical isolate, A. butzleri strain RM4018...
  4. pmc Identification of genomic differences between Campylobacter jejuni subsp. jejuni and C. jejuni subsp. doylei at the nap locus leads to the development of a C. jejuni subspeciation multiplex PCR method
    William G Miller
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    BMC Microbiol 7:11. 2007
    ..In this study, we describe a novel multiplex PCR method, based on the nitrate reductase (nap) locus, that can be used to unambiguously subspeciate C. jejuni isolates...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cryptic plasmids isolated from Campylobacter strains represent multiple, novel incompatibility groups
    William G Miller
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Plasmid 57:108-17. 2007
    ..Thus, these plasmids may be used to construct a new generation of Campylobacter shuttle vectors that would permit transformation of environmental Campylobacter isolates with an existing repertoire of native plasmids...
  6. ncbi request reprint Identification of host-associated alleles by multilocus sequence typing of Campylobacter coli strains from food animals
    William G Miller
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Microbiology 152:245-55. 2006
    ..The presence of host-associated C. coli MLST alleles could lead potentially to more efficient source tracking in this species, especially in the trace-back of both sporadic and outbreak human clinical C. coli strains to animal sources...
  7. pmc Extended multilocus sequence typing system for Campylobacter coli, C. lari, C. upsaliensis, and C. helveticus
    William G Miller
    USDA, ARS, WRRC, Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, 800 Buchanan St, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:2315-29. 2005
    ..upsaliensis and C. helveticus. Thus, the expanded MLST method will prove useful in differentiating strains of five Campylobacter species, identifying mixed Campylobacter cultures, and detecting genetic exchange within the genus...
  8. ncbi request reprint Diversity within the Campylobacter jejuni type I restriction-modification loci
    William G Miller
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Microbiology 151:337-51. 2005
    ..jejuni hsd loci are presumably the result of such recombination. The importance of these findings with regard to the evolution of C. jejuni type I R-M systems is discussed...
  9. pmc Detection and genotyping of Arcobacter and Campylobacter isolates from retail chicken samples by use of DNA oligonucleotide arrays
    Beatriz Quiñones
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Regional Research Center, Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:3645-55. 2007
    ..jejuni in whole chicken carcass samples. C. jejuni was efficiently detected directly both in package liquid from whole chicken carcasses and in enrichment broths...
  10. doi request reprint Induction of purple sulfur bacterial growth in dairy wastewater lagoons by circulation
    J A McGarvey
    Foodborne Contaminants Research Unit, The United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Albany, CA, USA
    Lett Appl Microbiol 49:427-33. 2009
    ..To determine whether circulation of dairy wastewater induces the growth of phototrophic purple sulfur bacteria (PSB)...
  11. pmc Production of autoinducer 2 in Salmonella enterica serovar Thompson contributes to its fitness in chickens but not on cilantro leaf surfaces
    M T Brandl
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agriculture Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:2653-62. 2005
    ..Thus, inherent differences in the nutrients available to S. enterica in the phyllosphere and in the chicken intestine may underlie the differential contribution of AI-2 synthesis to the fitness of S. enterica in these environments...
  12. doi request reprint The complete genome sequence and analysis of the human pathogen Campylobacter lari
    William G Miller
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 5:371-86. 2008
    ..lari biology. It is also possible that the reduction in the C. lari metabolic machinery is related to its environmental range and host preference...
  13. pmc Colonization of Arabidopsis thaliana with Salmonella enterica and enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 and competition by Enterobacter asburiae
    Michael B Cooley
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:4915-26. 2003
    ..However, contaminated seeds were not sanitized by extensive washing and chlorine treatment, indicating that some of the bacteria reside in a protected niche on the seed surface or under the seed coat...
  14. pmc Identification of bacterial populations in dairy wastewaters by use of 16S rRNA gene sequences and other genetic markers
    Jeffery A McGarvey
    Agricultural Research Service, Foodborne Contaminants Research Unit, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:4267-75. 2004
    ..Taken together, these sequences represent approximately one-third of the total organisms in the lagoon waters, suggesting that they are well adapted to this environment...
  15. pmc Autoinducer-2 production in Campylobacter jejuni contributes to chicken colonization
    Beatriz Quiñones
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Regional Research Center, Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:281-5. 2009
    ..Thus, AI-2 production in C. jejuni contributes to host colonization and interactions with epithelial cells...
  16. pmc Comparative genomic analysis of clinical strains of Campylobacter jejuni from South Africa
    Beatriz Quiñones
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Albany, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2015. 2008
    ..The sequence-based typing methods, multilocus sequence typing and DNA microarrays, were employed to potentially identify distinguishing features within the genomes of these C. jejuni strains with various disease outcomes...
  17. pmc Bacterial population dynamics in dairy waste during aerobic and anaerobic treatment and subsequent storage
    Jeffery A McGarvey
    Foodborne Contaminants Research Unit, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:193-202. 2007
    ..Anaerobic treatment resulted in fewer alterations, but significant decreases in the phyla Actinobacteria and Bacteroidetes, and increases in the phyla Planctomycetes, Spirochetes, and TM7 were observed...
  18. doi request reprint Rapid identification of protein biomarkers of Escherichia coli O157:H7 by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time-of-flight-time-of-flight mass spectrometry and top-down proteomics
    Clifton K Fagerquist
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, California 94710, USA
    Anal Chem 82:2717-25. 2010
    ..coli O157:H7 strains was identified by top-down analysis to be the HdeB acid stress chaperone-like protein consistent with previous identifications by gene sequencing and bottom-up proteomics...
  19. pmc Comparison of Campylobacter jejuni lipooligosaccharide biosynthesis loci from a variety of sources
    Craig T Parker
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Unit, WRRC, USDA, ARS, 800 Buchanan St, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:2771-81. 2005
    ..Analysis of the LOS biosynthesis genes by PCR assays can be used for typing C. jejuni and offers the advantage of inferring potential LOS structures...
  20. ncbi request reprint Composite sequence proteomic analysis of protein biomarkers of Campylobacter coli, C. lari and C. concisus for bacterial identification
    Clifton K Fagerquist
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, California 94710, USA
    Analyst 132:1010-23. 2007
    ..The sequence obtained could then be used as a strain-specific biomarker for analysis by 'top-down' proteomics techniques...
  21. pmc Speciation of Campylobacter coli, C. jejuni, C. helveticus, C. lari, C. sputorum, and C. upsaliensis by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry
    Robert E Mandrell
    USDA, ARS, WRRC, 800 Buchanan St, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:6292-307. 2005
    ..MALDI-TOF MS provides an accurate, sensitive, and rapid method for identification of multiple Campylobacter species relevant to public health and food safety...
  22. pmc First multi-locus sequence typing scheme for Arcobacter spp
    William G Miller
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    BMC Microbiol 9:196. 2009
    ..Here, we describe the first Arcobacter multilocus sequence typing (MLST) method for A. butzleri, A. cryaerophilus, A. skirrowii, A. cibarius and A. thereius...
  23. pmc Comparative genomic analysis of Campylobacter jejuni strains reveals diversity due to genomic elements similar to those present in C. jejuni strain RM1221
    Craig T Parker
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Regional Research Center, Produce Safety and Microbiology Unit, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:4125-35. 2006
    ..Finally, we also showed that in CJIE1, a Campylobacter Mu-like phage, is located differentially in other strains of C. jejuni, suggesting that it may integrate essentially randomly...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sub-speciating Campylobacter jejuni by proteomic analysis of its protein biomarkers and their post-translational modifications
    Clifton K Fagerquist
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Proteome Res 5:2527-38. 2006
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Effects of sodium bisulfate on the bacterial population structure of dairy cow waste
    J A McGarvey
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Regional Research Center, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 111:319-28. 2011
    ..To determine the effects of sodium bisulfate (SBS) on the bacterial populations in cattle waste...
  26. ncbi request reprint Comparison of bacterial populations and chemical composition of dairy wastewater held in circulated and stagnant lagoons
    J A McGarvey
    US Department of Agriculture, Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 99:867-77. 2005
    ..This study compared the chemical, physical and bacterial composition of circulated and stagnant dairy wastewaters...
  27. ncbi request reprint Genomic and proteomic identification of a DNA-binding protein used in the "fingerprinting" of campylobacter species and strains by MALDI-TOF-MS protein biomarker analysis
    Clifton K Fagerquist
    Western Regional Research Service, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    Anal Chem 77:4897-907. 2005
    ..upsaliensis strains. We have also tentatively assigned a approximately 10.5-kDa protein biomarker of a C. concisus strain as an HU protein...
  28. doi request reprint Isolation of Campylobacter from feral swine (Sus scrofa) on the ranch associated with the 2006 Escherichia coli O157:H7 spinach outbreak investigation in California
    M T Jay-Russell
    Western Institute for Food Safety and Security, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Zoonoses Public Health 59:314-9. 2012
    ..The study also illustrates a potential risk of Campylobacter exposure for hunters during handling and processing of wild swine meat...
  29. ncbi request reprint Identification of loci critical for replication and compatibility of a Borrelia burgdorferi cp32 plasmid and use of a cp32-based shuttle vector for the expression of fluorescent reporters in the lyme disease spirochaete
    Christian H Eggers
    Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 3710, USA
    Mol Microbiol 43:281-95. 2002
    ..In addition to enhancing our understanding of B. burgdorferi plasmid biology, our results further the development of genetic systems for dissecting pathogenic mechanisms in Lyme disease...
  30. pmc Differentiation of Campylobacter coli, Campylobacter jejuni, Campylobacter lari, and Campylobacter upsaliensis by a multiplex PCR developed from the nucleotide sequence of the lipid A gene lpxA
    John D Klena
    Department of Plant and Microbial Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Clin Microbiol 42:5549-57. 2004
    ..Application of the multiplex PCR method to whole-cell lysates obtained from 108 clinical and environmental thermotolerant Campylobacter isolates resulted in 100% correlation with biochemical typing methods...
  31. pmc Major structural differences and novel potential virulence mechanisms from the genomes of multiple campylobacter species
    Derrick E Fouts
    The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 3:e15. 2005
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Oxygen requirement and tolerance of Campylobacter jejuni
    Nadeem O Kaakoush
    School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Res Microbiol 158:644-50. 2007
    ..These differences could modulate the outcome of experiments, and may explain discrepancies in the results between strains...
  33. pmc Campylobacter insulaenigrae isolates from northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) in California
    Robyn A Stoddard
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, The Marine Mammal Center, Marin Headlands, 1065 Fort Cronkhite, Sausalito, CA 94965, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:1729-35. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Identification of disulfide reductases in Campylobacterales: a bioinformatics investigation
    Nadeem O Kaakoush
    School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 92:429-41. 2007
    ..The phylogenetic features of the Campylobacterales thioredoxin reductases suggested a special role for these enzymes in the physiology of these bacteria...
  35. pmc High-resolution genotyping of Campylobacter species by use of PCR and high-throughput mass spectrometry
    James C Hannis
    Ibis Biosciences, Inc, 1891 Rutherford Road, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1220-5. 2008
    ..jejuni and 25 strain types of C. coli are presented. These samples were parsed and resolved with demonstrated sensitivity down to 10 genomes/PCR from pure isolates...
  36. ncbi request reprint Role of the small Rho GTPases Rac1 and Cdc42 in host cell invasion of Campylobacter jejuni
    Malgorzata Krause-Gruszczynska
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Leipziger Str 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Cell Microbiol 9:2431-44. 2007
    ..Collectively, our results suggest that C. jejuni invade host target cells by a unique mechanism and the activation of the Rho GTPase members Rac1 and Cdc42 plays a crucial role in this entry process...
  37. pmc The absence of intervening sequences in 23S rRNA genes of Campylobacter coli isolates from Turkeys is a unique attribute of a cluster of related strains which also lack resistance to erythromycin
    Kamfai Chan
    Department of Food Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7624, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:1208-14. 2007
    ..coli from turkeys is characteristic of a unique clonal group of erythromycin-susceptible strains and that IVS can be acquired by these strains via natural transformation to erythromycin resistance...