Agathe Bourgogne

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Large scale variation in Enterococcus faecalis illustrated by the genome analysis of strain OG1RF
    Agathe Bourgogne
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Genome Biol 9:R110. 2008
  2. pmc Bicarbonate enhances expression of the endocarditis and biofilm associated pilus locus, ebpR-ebpABC, in Enterococcus faecalis
    Agathe Bourgogne
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical School, 6431 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    BMC Microbiol 10:17. 2010
  3. pmc EbpR is important for biofilm formation by activating expression of the endocarditis and biofilm-associated pilus operon (ebpABC) of Enterococcus faecalis OG1RF
    Agathe Bourgogne
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Center for the Study of Emerging and Re Emerging Pathogens, MSB 2 112, University of Texas Medical School, 6431 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Bacteriol 189:6490-3. 2007
  4. pmc Multiple posttranscriptional regulatory mechanisms partner to control ethanolamine utilization in Enterococcus faecalis
    Kristina A Fox
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:4435-40. 2009
  5. pmc Diversity of the fsr-gelE region of the Enterococcus faecalis genome but conservation in strains with partial deletions of the fsr operon
    Jessica R Galloway-Peña
    Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:442-51. 2011
  6. pmc Further characterization of the epa gene cluster and Epa polysaccharides of Enterococcus faecalis
    Fang Teng
    Center for the Study of Emerging and Re Emerging Pathogens, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas77030, USA
    Infect Immun 77:3759-67. 2009
  7. pmc Complete genome sequence of Enterococcus faecium strain TX16 and comparative genomic analysis of Enterococcus faecium genomes
    Xiang Qin
    Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Microbiol 12:135. 2012
  8. pmc A family of fibrinogen-binding MSCRAMMs from Enterococcus faecalis
    Jouko Sillanpaa
    Center for Extracellular Matrix Biology, Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Texas A and M University Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Microbiology 155:2390-400. 2009
  9. pmc Comparison of OG1RF and an isogenic fsrB deletion mutant by transcriptional analysis: the Fsr system of Enterococcus faecalis is more than the activator of gelatinase and serine protease
    Agathe Bourgogne
    Division of Infectious Disease, Center for the Study of Emerging and Re Emerging Pathogens, MSB 2 112, University of Texas Medical School, 6431 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Bacteriol 188:2875-84. 2006
  10. pmc atxA controls Bacillus anthracis capsule synthesis via acpA and a newly discovered regulator, acpB
    Melissa Drysdale
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, The University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Bacteriol 186:307-15. 2004

Collaborators

  • Barbara E Murray
  • Joseph F Petrosino
  • Wen Liu
  • Cesar A Arias
  • Jason Gioia
  • Gary M Dunny
  • Vittal P Prakash
  • Lei Chen
  • DANIELLE GARSIN
  • Xiang Qin
  • Jessica R Galloway-Peña
  • Jouko Sillanpaa
  • Melissa Drysdale
  • Theresa M Koehler
  • Sreedhar R Nallapareddy
  • Kristina A Fox
  • Kavindra V Singh
  • Fang Teng
  • Eowyn Tinsley
  • Sarah Highlander
  • Donna M Muzny
  • Kim C Worley
  • Erica Sodergren
  • Shahreen Chowdhury
  • Christian J Buhay
  • George M Weinstock
  • Christie Kovar
  • Richard A Gibbs
  • Yan Ding
  • Tina Choudhury
  • Jung Hyeob Roh
  • Shannon Dugan-Rocha
  • Arati Ramesh
  • Janeu Houston
  • Vannakambadi K Ganesh
  • Magnus Hook
  • Jennifer E Stearns
  • Wade C Winkler
  • Angélica Reyes-Jara
  • Jing Zeng
  • Asma Naqvi
  • Susan G Hilsenbeck
  • Saleem A Khan

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Large scale variation in Enterococcus faecalis illustrated by the genome analysis of strain OG1RF
    Agathe Bourgogne
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Genome Biol 9:R110. 2008
    ..Enterococcus faecalis has emerged as a major hospital pathogen. To explore its diversity, we sequenced E. faecalis strain OG1RF, which is commonly used for molecular manipulation and virulence studies...
  2. pmc Bicarbonate enhances expression of the endocarditis and biofilm associated pilus locus, ebpR-ebpABC, in Enterococcus faecalis
    Agathe Bourgogne
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical School, 6431 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    BMC Microbiol 10:17. 2010
    ..However, there is no report relating to the environmental conditions that affect expression of the ebpR-ebpABC locus...
  3. pmc EbpR is important for biofilm formation by activating expression of the endocarditis and biofilm-associated pilus operon (ebpABC) of Enterococcus faecalis OG1RF
    Agathe Bourgogne
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Center for the Study of Emerging and Re Emerging Pathogens, MSB 2 112, University of Texas Medical School, 6431 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Bacteriol 189:6490-3. 2007
    ..An ebpR deletion (DeltaebpR) mutant was found to have reduced ebpABC expression with loss of pilus production and a defect in primary adherence with, as a consequence, reduced biofilm formation...
  4. pmc Multiple posttranscriptional regulatory mechanisms partner to control ethanolamine utilization in Enterococcus faecalis
    Kristina A Fox
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:4435-40. 2009
    ..Gene expression appears to be directed by overlapping posttranscriptional regulatory mechanisms, each responding to a particular metabolic signal, conceptually akin to regulation by multiple DNA-binding transcription factors...
  5. pmc Diversity of the fsr-gelE region of the Enterococcus faecalis genome but conservation in strains with partial deletions of the fsr operon
    Jessica R Galloway-Peña
    Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:442-51. 2011
    ..However, strains lacking the fsrC-EF_1841 region show a distinct conservation of the sequence surrounding this deletion and in gelE, suggesting that the deletion may result from horizontal transfer and recombination...
  6. pmc Further characterization of the epa gene cluster and Epa polysaccharides of Enterococcus faecalis
    Fang Teng
    Center for the Study of Emerging and Re Emerging Pathogens, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas77030, USA
    Infect Immun 77:3759-67. 2009
    ..faecalis virulence in a mouse peritonitis model...
  7. pmc Complete genome sequence of Enterococcus faecium strain TX16 and comparative genomic analysis of Enterococcus faecium genomes
    Xiang Qin
    Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Microbiol 12:135. 2012
    ..faecium strains in clinical environments. Systematic study of the molecular epidemiology and pathogenesis of E. faecium has been hindered by the lack of closed, complete E. faecium genomes that can be used as references...
  8. pmc A family of fibrinogen-binding MSCRAMMs from Enterococcus faecalis
    Jouko Sillanpaa
    Center for Extracellular Matrix Biology, Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Texas A and M University Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Microbiology 155:2390-400. 2009
    ..Thus, E. faecalis contains a family of MSCRAMMs that structurally and functionally resemble the Fg-binding MSCRAMMs of staphylococci...
  9. pmc Comparison of OG1RF and an isogenic fsrB deletion mutant by transcriptional analysis: the Fsr system of Enterococcus faecalis is more than the activator of gelatinase and serine protease
    Agathe Bourgogne
    Division of Infectious Disease, Center for the Study of Emerging and Re Emerging Pathogens, MSB 2 112, University of Texas Medical School, 6431 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Bacteriol 188:2875-84. 2006
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  10. pmc atxA controls Bacillus anthracis capsule synthesis via acpA and a newly discovered regulator, acpB
    Melissa Drysdale
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, The University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Bacteriol 186:307-15. 2004
    ..The data suggest that, in a strain containing both virulence plasmids, atxA is the major regulator of capsule synthesis and controls capBCAD expression indirectly, via positive regulation of acpA and acpB...
  11. pmc Transcriptional analysis of the Bacillus anthracis capsule regulators
    Melissa Drysdale
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin St, MSB 1 206 Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Bacteriol 187:5108-14. 2005
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  12. pmc Isolation of a minireplicon of the virulence plasmid pXO2 of Bacillus anthracis and characterization of the plasmid-encoded RepS replication protein
    Eowyn Tinsley
    Department of Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, East 1240 Biomedical Science Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Bacteriol 186:2717-23. 2004
    ..Competition DNA binding experiments showed that the 5' and central regions of the putative origin were important for RepS binding. MBP-RepS also bound nonspecifically to single-stranded DNA with a lower affinity...
  13. pmc Global effects of virulence gene regulators in a Bacillus anthracis strain with both virulence plasmids
    Agathe Bourgogne
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, The University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, 77030, USA
    Infect Immun 71:2736-43. 2003
    ..anthracis, previous assumptions regarding reduced virulence of strains harboring single plasmids must be reassessed and the potential roles of newly identified atxA-regulated genes should be investigated...