Kuni Takayama

Summary

Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Transposome mutagenesis of an integral membrane transporter in Corynebacterium matruchotii
    Cindy Wang
    Mycobacteriology Research Laboratory, William S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 340:953-60. 2006
  2. pmc Novel Polyoxyethylene-Containing Glycolipids Are Synthesized in Corynebacterium matruchotii and Mycobacterium smegmatis Cultured in the Presence of Tween 80
    Cindy Wang
    Mycobacteriology Research Laboratory, William S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Lipids 2011:676535. 2011
  3. pmc Pathway to synthesis and processing of mycolic acids in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Kuni Takayama
    Mycobacteriology Research Laboratory, William S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, 2500 Overlook Terrace, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 18:81-101. 2005
  4. pmc Possible association of GroES and antigen 85 proteins with heat resistance of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis
    Nackmoon Sung
    Department of Pathobiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:1688-97. 2004
  5. pmc Transposon-5 mutagenesis transforms Corynebacterium matruchotii to synthesize novel hybrid fatty acids that functionally replace corynomycolic acid
    Kuni Takayama
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Biochem J 373:465-74. 2003
  6. pmc Identification of a novel alpha(1-->6) mannopyranosyltransferase MptB from Corynebacterium glutamicum by deletion of a conserved gene, NCgl1505, affords a lipomannan- and lipoarabinomannan-deficient mutant
    Arun K Mishra
    School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Mol Microbiol 68:1595-613. 2008

Collaborators

  • Gurdyal S Besra
  • Cindy Wang
  • Martha M Vestling
  • Arun K Mishra
  • Nackmoon Sung
  • Engy A Mahrous
  • Richard E Lee
  • Doris Rittmann
  • Lothar Eggeling
  • William R Jacobs
  • Luke J Alderwick
  • Apoorva Bhatt
  • Barry Hayes
  • Michael T Collins

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Transposome mutagenesis of an integral membrane transporter in Corynebacterium matruchotii
    Cindy Wang
    Mycobacteriology Research Laboratory, William S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 340:953-60. 2006
    ..This is the first evidence linking corynomycolic acid to a transporter gene locus...
  2. pmc Novel Polyoxyethylene-Containing Glycolipids Are Synthesized in Corynebacterium matruchotii and Mycobacterium smegmatis Cultured in the Presence of Tween 80
    Cindy Wang
    Mycobacteriology Research Laboratory, William S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Lipids 2011:676535. 2011
    ..The synthesis of these novel glycolipids in corynebacteria and mycobacteria should result in gross changes in the cell wall permeability and drug sensitivity...
  3. pmc Pathway to synthesis and processing of mycolic acids in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Kuni Takayama
    Mycobacteriology Research Laboratory, William S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, 2500 Overlook Terrace, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 18:81-101. 2005
    ..We list candidate genes in the genome that encode the proposed mycolyltransferases I and II, phosphatase, and ABC transporter. The enzymes within this total pathway are targets for new drug discovery...
  4. pmc Possible association of GroES and antigen 85 proteins with heat resistance of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis
    Nackmoon Sung
    Department of Pathobiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:1688-97. 2004
    ..paratuberculosis and emphasize the importance of culture conditions on in vitro and ex vivo studies to estimate heat resistance...
  5. pmc Transposon-5 mutagenesis transforms Corynebacterium matruchotii to synthesize novel hybrid fatty acids that functionally replace corynomycolic acid
    Kuni Takayama
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Biochem J 373:465-74. 2003
    ..This will result in multiple Claisen-type condensation and the formation of two similar series of these complex hybrid fatty acids. A similar protein in M. tuberculosis would be an attractive target for new drug discovery...
  6. pmc Identification of a novel alpha(1-->6) mannopyranosyltransferase MptB from Corynebacterium glutamicum by deletion of a conserved gene, NCgl1505, affords a lipomannan- and lipoarabinomannan-deficient mutant
    Arun K Mishra
    School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Mol Microbiol 68:1595-613. 2008
    ..smegmatis did not result in loss of mycobacterial LM/LAM, indicating a functional redundancy for this enzyme in mycobacteria...