M M Vickerman

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis of bacterial and archaeal species in symptomatic and asymptomatic endodontic infections
    M M Vickerman
    Department of Periodontics and Endodontics, University at Buffalo School of Dentistry, Buffalo, NY, USA
    J Med Microbiol 56:110-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the Streptococcus gordonii chromosomal region immediately downstream of the glucosyltransferase gene
    M M Vickerman
    Department of Oral Surgery and Hospital Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Microbiology 147:3061-70. 2001
  3. pmc Genetic analysis of the rgg-gtfG junctional region and its role in Streptococcus gordonii glucosyltransferase activity
    M M Vickerman
    Department of Oral Surgery and Hospital Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Infect Immun 70:1703-14. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint An amino acid change near the carboxyl terminus of the Streptococcus gordonii regulatory protein Rgg affects its abilities to bind DNA and influence expression of the glucosyltransferase gene gtfG
    M M Vickerman
    Department of Oral Surgery and Hospital Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Microbiology 149:399-406. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Initial characterization of the Streptococcus gordonii htpX gene
    M M Vickerman
    Department of Oral Surgery and Hospital Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Indiana University, 1121 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 17:22-31. 2002
  6. pmc Genome-wide transcriptional changes in Streptococcus gordonii in response to competence signaling peptide
    M M Vickerman
    Department of Periodontics and Endodontics, University at Buffalo School of Dentistry, 223 Foster Hall, 3435 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Bacteriol 189:7799-807. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Glucan-binding proteins of the oral streptococci
    J A Banas
    Center for Immunology and Microbial Disease, Albany Medical College, NY 12208, USA
    Crit Rev Oral Biol Med 14:89-99. 2003
  8. pmc Streptococcus gordonii's sequenced strain CH1 glucosyltransferase determines persistent but not initial colonization of teeth of rats
    J M Tanzer
    Division of Oral Medicine, Department of Oral Health and Diagonistic Science, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 1605, USA
    Arch Oral Biol 53:133-40. 2008

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis of bacterial and archaeal species in symptomatic and asymptomatic endodontic infections
    M M Vickerman
    Department of Periodontics and Endodontics, University at Buffalo School of Dentistry, Buffalo, NY, USA
    J Med Microbiol 56:110-8. 2007
    ..These results confirm the presence of archaea in root canals and provide additional insights into the polymicrobial communities in endodontic infections associated with clinical symptoms...
  2. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the Streptococcus gordonii chromosomal region immediately downstream of the glucosyltransferase gene
    M M Vickerman
    Department of Oral Surgery and Hospital Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Microbiology 147:3061-70. 2001
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  3. pmc Genetic analysis of the rgg-gtfG junctional region and its role in Streptococcus gordonii glucosyltransferase activity
    M M Vickerman
    Department of Oral Surgery and Hospital Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Infect Immun 70:1703-14. 2002
    ..Implications for glucosyltransferase regulation and applicability to other rgg-like determinants are considered...
  4. ncbi request reprint An amino acid change near the carboxyl terminus of the Streptococcus gordonii regulatory protein Rgg affects its abilities to bind DNA and influence expression of the glucosyltransferase gene gtfG
    M M Vickerman
    Department of Oral Surgery and Hospital Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Microbiology 149:399-406. 2003
    ..These studies provide insights into functional domains of S. gordonii Rgg which influence glucosyltransferase expression, and may have implications for Rgg-like regulatory proteins in related bacteria...
  5. ncbi request reprint Initial characterization of the Streptococcus gordonii htpX gene
    M M Vickerman
    Department of Oral Surgery and Hospital Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Indiana University, 1121 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 17:22-31. 2002
    ..Insertional inactivation of lemA and htpX indicated that, despite their proximity to rgg and the structural gene, gtfG, these upstream genes do not affect S. gordonii glucosyltransferase activity...
  6. pmc Genome-wide transcriptional changes in Streptococcus gordonii in response to competence signaling peptide
    M M Vickerman
    Department of Periodontics and Endodontics, University at Buffalo School of Dentistry, 223 Foster Hall, 3435 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Bacteriol 189:7799-807. 2007
    ..They offer an extensive analysis of transcriptional changes that accompany competence in S. gordonii and form a basis for future intra- and interspecies comparative analyses of this ecologically important phenotype...
  7. ncbi request reprint Glucan-binding proteins of the oral streptococci
    J A Banas
    Center for Immunology and Microbial Disease, Albany Medical College, NY 12208, USA
    Crit Rev Oral Biol Med 14:89-99. 2003
    ..Future studies will greatly advance the understanding of the distribution, function, and regulation of the GBPs and place into perspective the facets of their contributions to the biology of the oral streptococci...
  8. pmc Streptococcus gordonii's sequenced strain CH1 glucosyltransferase determines persistent but not initial colonization of teeth of rats
    J M Tanzer
    Division of Oral Medicine, Department of Oral Health and Diagonistic Science, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 1605, USA
    Arch Oral Biol 53:133-40. 2008
    ..Extracellular glucan synthesis from sucrose by Streptococcus gordonii, a major dental plaque biofilm bacterium, is assumed important for colonization of teeth; but this hypothesis is un-tested in vivo...