Affiliation: Appalachian State University
- A wider role for polyamines in biofilm formationEce Karatan
Department of Biology, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, 28608, USA
Biotechnol Lett 35:1715-7. 2013..Biosynthetic pathways and transport systems for diverse polyamines have been identified as key components of bacterial biofilm formation. ..
- Signals, regulatory networks, and materials that build and break bacterial biofilmsEce Karatan
Department of Biology, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608, USA
Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 73:310-47. 2009....
- Elevated levels of the norspermidine synthesis enzyme NspC enhance Vibrio cholerae biofilm formation without affecting intracellular norspermidine concentrationsZachary M Parker
Department of Biology, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 27599, USA
FEMS Microbiol Lett 329:18-27. 2012..cholerae. Moreover, we provide evidence that NspC and the norspermidine sensor protein, NspS, provide independent and distinct inputs into the biofilm regulatory network...
- Spermidine regulates Vibrio cholerae biofilm formation via transport and signaling pathwaysMarcus W McGinnis
Department of Biology, Appalachian State University, 572 Rivers Street, Boone, NC 28607, USA
FEMS Microbiol Lett 299:166-74. 2009..Our results suggest that polyamines affect biofilm formation in V. cholerae via multiple pathways involving both transport and signaling networks...
- Effects of polyamines on Vibrio cholerae virulence propertiesJohn Bradley Goforth
Department of Biology, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, United States of America
PLoS ONE 8:e60765. 2013..Our results implicate that polyamines may have a protective function against colonization of the small intestine by V. cholerae...