B L Taylor

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Affiliation: Loma Linda University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Aerotaxis and other energy-sensing behavior in bacteria
    B L Taylor
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, California 92350, USA
    Annu Rev Microbiol 53:103-28. 1999
  2. pmc PAS domains: internal sensors of oxygen, redox potential, and light
    B L Taylor
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 63:479-506. 1999
  3. pmc The Aer protein and the serine chemoreceptor Tsr independently sense intracellular energy levels and transduce oxygen, redox, and energy signals for Escherichia coli behavior
    A Rebbapragada
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:10541-6. 1997
  4. pmc Glycerol elicits energy taxis of Escherichia coli and Salmonella typhimurium
    I B Zhulin
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Loma Linda University, California 92350, USA
    J Bacteriol 179:3196-201. 1997
  5. ncbi The FAD-PAS domain as a sensor for behavioral responses in Escherichia coli
    B L Taylor
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    Antioxid Redox Signal 3:867-79. 2001
  6. pmc Behavioral responses of Escherichia coli to changes in redox potential
    V A Bespalov
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, CA 92350
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 93:10084-9. 1996
  7. pmc PAS domain residues involved in signal transduction by the Aer redox sensor of Escherichia coli
    A Repik
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, 92350 USA
    Mol Microbiol 36:806-16. 2000
  8. pmc CheA, CheW, and CheY are required for chemotaxis to oxygen and sugars of the phosphotransferase system in Escherichia coli
    E H Rowsell
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, California 92350, USA
    J Bacteriol 177:6011-4. 1995
  9. ncbi In search of higher energy: metabolism-dependent behaviour in bacteria
    B L Taylor
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    Mol Microbiol 28:683-90. 1998
  10. ncbi Rewiring a receptor: negative output from positive input
    B L Taylor
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, and Center for Molecular Biology and Gene Therapy, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    FEBS Lett 425:377-81. 1998

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Publications15

  1. ncbi Aerotaxis and other energy-sensing behavior in bacteria
    B L Taylor
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, California 92350, USA
    Annu Rev Microbiol 53:103-28. 1999
    ..It plays a central role in the behavior of magnetotactic bacteria and also appears to be important in plant-microbe interactions...
  2. pmc PAS domains: internal sensors of oxygen, redox potential, and light
    B L Taylor
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 63:479-506. 1999
    ..Although PAS domains were only recently identified, the signaling functions with which they are associated have long been recognized as fundamental properties of living cells...
  3. pmc The Aer protein and the serine chemoreceptor Tsr independently sense intracellular energy levels and transduce oxygen, redox, and energy signals for Escherichia coli behavior
    A Rebbapragada
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:10541-6. 1997
    ..We propose that Aer and Tsr sense the proton motive force or cellular redox state and thereby integrate diverse signals that guide E. coli to environments where maximal energy is available for growth...
  4. pmc Glycerol elicits energy taxis of Escherichia coli and Salmonella typhimurium
    I B Zhulin
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Loma Linda University, California 92350, USA
    J Bacteriol 179:3196-201. 1997
    ..We propose that positive chemotaxis to glycerol in E. coli and S. typhimurium is an example of energy taxis mediated via a signal transduction pathway that responds to changes in the cellular energy level...
  5. ncbi The FAD-PAS domain as a sensor for behavioral responses in Escherichia coli
    B L Taylor
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    Antioxid Redox Signal 3:867-79. 2001
    ..The PAS domain appears to interact with a linker region in the C-terminus. The linker region is a member of a HAMP domain family, which has signal transduction roles in other systems...
  6. pmc Behavioral responses of Escherichia coli to changes in redox potential
    V A Bespalov
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, CA 92350
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 93:10084-9. 1996
    ..A similar mechanism has been proposed for aerotaxis. Redox taxis may play an important role in the distribution of bacterial species in natural environments...
  7. pmc PAS domain residues involved in signal transduction by the Aer redox sensor of Escherichia coli
    A Repik
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, 92350 USA
    Mol Microbiol 36:806-16. 2000
    ..Residues critical for signalling were mapped onto a three-dimensional model of the Aer PAS domain, and an FAD-binding site and 'active site' for signal transduction are proposed...
  8. pmc CheA, CheW, and CheY are required for chemotaxis to oxygen and sugars of the phosphotransferase system in Escherichia coli
    E H Rowsell
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, California 92350, USA
    J Bacteriol 177:6011-4. 1995
    ..Thus, we conclude that both the methylation-independent and methylation-dependent pathways converge at CheA, the histidine kinase product of cheA...
  9. ncbi In search of higher energy: metabolism-dependent behaviour in bacteria
    B L Taylor
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    Mol Microbiol 28:683-90. 1998
    ..The occurrence of putative energy-sensing domains in proteins from cells ranging from Archaea to humans indicates the importance of this function for all living systems...
  10. ncbi Rewiring a receptor: negative output from positive input
    B L Taylor
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, and Center for Molecular Biology and Gene Therapy, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    FEBS Lett 425:377-81. 1998
    ..The model is consistent with observed responses and can be generalized to include receptors in other signal transduction systems...
  11. ncbi How do bacteria avoid high oxygen concentrations?
    I B Zhulin
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, California 92350, USA
    Biosci Rep 17:335-42. 1997
    ..A novel protein, Aer, and the chemotaxis serine receptor, Tsr, have recently been identified as transducers for aerotaxis which monitor internal energy levels in the bacteria...
  12. ncbi PAS domain S-boxes in Archaea, Bacteria and sensors for oxygen and redox
    I B Zhulin
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    Trends Biochem Sci 22:331-3. 1997
  13. pmc Oxygen-dependent growth of the obligate anaerobe Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough
    M S Johnson
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and Center for Molecular Biology and Gene Therapy, Loma Linda University, California 92350, USA
    J Bacteriol 179:5598-601. 1997
    ..Oxygen concentrations of 0.08% and higher arrested growth. We propose that in zones of transition from an oxic to an anoxic environment, D. vulgaris protects anoxic microenvironments from intrusion of oxygen...
  14. ncbi Investigation of transphosphorylation between chemotaxis proteins and the phosphoenolpyruvate:sugar phosphotransferase system
    M S Johnson
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    FEBS Lett 374:161-4. 1995
    ..It is concluded that chemotaxis to PTS substrates is not mediated by transphosphorylation between the PTS and chemotaxis systems...
  15. pmc Inversion of aerotactic response in Escherichia coli deficient in cheB protein methylesterase
    C V Dang
    J Bacteriol 166:275-80. 1986
    ..Chemotaxis to phosphotransferase sugars was normal in cheB mutants provided the extreme clockwise bias of the flagellar motors was modified to increase the probability of counterclockwise rotation...