John R Kirby

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Affiliation: Georgia Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Chemosensory regulation of developmental gene expression in Myxococcus xanthus
    John R Kirby
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, 401 Barker Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 3204, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:2008-13. 2003
  2. pmc Integration into the phage attachment site, attB, impairs multicellular differentiation in Stigmatella aurantiaca
    Susanne Muller
    Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Biology, 310 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30332 0230, USA
    J Bacteriol 188:1701-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The Che4 pathway of Myxococcus xanthus regulates type IV pilus-mediated motility
    Hera C Vlamakis
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3204, USA
    Mol Microbiol 52:1799-811. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Chemosensory pathways, motility and development in Myxococcus xanthus
    David R Zusman
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3204, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 5:862-72. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Phosphatase localization in bacterial chemotaxis: divergent mechanisms, convergent principles
    Christopher V Rao
    Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Phys Biol 2:148-58. 2005
  6. pmc Rippling is a predatory behavior in Myxococcus xanthus
    James E Berleman
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    J Bacteriol 188:5888-95. 2006
  7. pmc The mosaic genome of Anaeromyxobacter dehalogenans strain 2CP-C suggests an aerobic common ancestor to the delta-proteobacteria
    Sara H Thomas
    School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2103. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint In vivo mutagenesis using EZ-Tn5
    John R Kirby
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Methods Enzymol 421:17-21. 2007
  9. pmc Multicellular development in Myxococcus xanthus is stimulated by predator-prey interactions
    James E Berleman
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Iowa, 51 Newton Road, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Bacteriol 189:5675-82. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Genetic circuitry controlling motility behaviors of Myxococcus xanthus
    Tâm Mignot
    Institut de Biologie Structurale et Microbiologie Laboratoire de Chimie Bactérienne, CNRS UPR 9043, Groupe de Biologie Cellulaire de la Motilité Bactérienne, Marseille, France
    Bioessays 30:733-43. 2008

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Publications10

  1. pmc Chemosensory regulation of developmental gene expression in Myxococcus xanthus
    John R Kirby
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, 401 Barker Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 3204, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:2008-13. 2003
    ..We conclude that the Che3 chemotaxis-like system functions to control developmental gene expression by regulating a sigma(54) transcriptional activator, CrdA...
  2. pmc Integration into the phage attachment site, attB, impairs multicellular differentiation in Stigmatella aurantiaca
    Susanne Muller
    Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Biology, 310 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30332 0230, USA
    J Bacteriol 188:1701-9. 2006
    ..The trnVD locus thus defines a new developmental checkpoint for Stigmatella aurantiaca...
  3. ncbi request reprint The Che4 pathway of Myxococcus xanthus regulates type IV pilus-mediated motility
    Hera C Vlamakis
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3204, USA
    Mol Microbiol 52:1799-811. 2004
    ..The structural components of the S motility apparatus were unaffected in the che4 mutants, suggesting that the Che4 system affects reversal frequency of cells by modulating the function of the type IV pilus...
  4. ncbi request reprint Chemosensory pathways, motility and development in Myxococcus xanthus
    David R Zusman
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3204, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 5:862-72. 2007
    ..Although many of these chemosensory pathways have a role in controlling motility, at least two of these pathways control gene expression during development...
  5. ncbi request reprint Phosphatase localization in bacterial chemotaxis: divergent mechanisms, convergent principles
    Christopher V Rao
    Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Phys Biol 2:148-58. 2005
    ..While specific mechanisms are different, the underlying principles of phosphatase localization in E. coli and B. subtilis appear to be the same...
  6. pmc Rippling is a predatory behavior in Myxococcus xanthus
    James E Berleman
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    J Bacteriol 188:5888-95. 2006
    ..xanthus cells. We conclude that rippling behavior is a mechanism utilized to efficiently consume nondiffusing growth substrates and that developmental rippling is a result of scavenging lysed cell debris...
  7. pmc The mosaic genome of Anaeromyxobacter dehalogenans strain 2CP-C suggests an aerobic common ancestor to the delta-proteobacteria
    Sara H Thomas
    School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2103. 2008
    ..The mosaic nature of the A. dehalogenans strain 2CP-C genome suggests that the metabolically versatile, anaerobic members of the delta-Proteobacteria may have descended from aerobic ancestors with complex lifestyles...
  8. ncbi request reprint In vivo mutagenesis using EZ-Tn5
    John R Kirby
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Methods Enzymol 421:17-21. 2007
    ..Many other applications and variations have been described and are available through Epicentre's website at http://www.epibio.com/...
  9. pmc Multicellular development in Myxococcus xanthus is stimulated by predator-prey interactions
    James E Berleman
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Iowa, 51 Newton Road, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Bacteriol 189:5675-82. 2007
    ..xanthus cells and their cognate prey...
  10. doi request reprint Genetic circuitry controlling motility behaviors of Myxococcus xanthus
    Tâm Mignot
    Institut de Biologie Structurale et Microbiologie Laboratoire de Chimie Bactérienne, CNRS UPR 9043, Groupe de Biologie Cellulaire de la Motilité Bactérienne, Marseille, France
    Bioessays 30:733-43. 2008
    ..We further propose that these dynamics are modulated by the action of multiple upstream complementary signaling systems. M. xanthus is thus an exciting emerging model system to study the intricate processes of directed cell migration...