Amit Sarkar

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Borrelia burgdorferi resistance to a major skin antimicrobial peptide is independent of outer surface lipoprotein content
    Amit Sarkar
    Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH, 903 S 4th Street, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:4490-4. 2009
  2. pmc Regulation of the virulence determinant OspC by bbd18 on linear plasmid lp17 of Borrelia burgdorferi
    Amit Sarkar
    Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID NIH, 903 S 4th Street, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
    J Bacteriol 193:5365-73. 2011
  3. pmc Use of the Cre-lox recombination system to investigate the lp54 gene requirement in the infectious cycle of Borrelia burgdorferi
    Aaron Bestor
    Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Hamilton, Montana 59840, USA
    Infect Immun 78:2397-407. 2010
  4. pmc Molecular characterization of the Borrelia burgdorferi in vivo-essential protein PncA
    Mollie W Jewett
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
    Microbiology 157:2831-40. 2011
  5. pmc Characterization of the Bat proteins in the oxidative stress response of Leptospira biflexa
    Philip E Stewart
    Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, 903 South 4th St, Hamilton, Montana 59840, USA
    BMC Microbiol 12:290. 2012

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Borrelia burgdorferi resistance to a major skin antimicrobial peptide is independent of outer surface lipoprotein content
    Amit Sarkar
    Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH, 903 S 4th Street, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:4490-4. 2009
    ..We conclude that the essential role of OspC is unrelated to resistance to this component of innate immunity...
  2. pmc Regulation of the virulence determinant OspC by bbd18 on linear plasmid lp17 of Borrelia burgdorferi
    Amit Sarkar
    Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID NIH, 903 S 4th Street, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
    J Bacteriol 193:5365-73. 2011
    ..These data identify a novel component of ospC regulation and provide the basis for determining the molecular mechanisms of ospC repression in vivo...
  3. pmc Use of the Cre-lox recombination system to investigate the lp54 gene requirement in the infectious cycle of Borrelia burgdorferi
    Aaron Bestor
    Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Hamilton, Montana 59840, USA
    Infect Immun 78:2397-407. 2010
    ..burgdorferi and surprisingly revealed that a large number of the highly conserved proteins encoded on lp54 are not required to complete the infectious cycle...
  4. pmc Molecular characterization of the Borrelia burgdorferi in vivo-essential protein PncA
    Mollie W Jewett
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
    Microbiology 157:2831-40. 2011
    ..These findings are an important first step in understanding the catalytic function of this in vivo-essential protein...
  5. pmc Characterization of the Bat proteins in the oxidative stress response of Leptospira biflexa
    Philip E Stewart
    Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, 903 South 4th St, Hamilton, Montana 59840, USA
    BMC Microbiol 12:290. 2012
    ..Bat homologs have been identified in all families of the phylum Spirochaetes, yet a specific function for these proteins has not been experimentally demonstrated...