Vincent Burrus

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Affiliation: Tufts University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Shaping bacterial genomes with integrative and conjugative elements
    Vincent Burrus
    Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Res Microbiol 155:376-86. 2004
  2. pmc Comparative ICE genomics: insights into the evolution of the SXT/R391 family of ICEs
    Rachel A F Wozniak
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000786. 2009
  3. pmc Genomic and functional analysis of ICEPdaSpa1, a fish-pathogen-derived SXT-related integrating conjugative element that can mobilize a virulence plasmid
    Carlos R Osorio
    Microbiology Program, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Bacteriol 190:3353-61. 2008
  4. pmc Requirement for Vibrio cholerae integration host factor in conjugative DNA transfer
    Sarah M McLeod
    Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Bacteriol 188:5704-11. 2006
  5. pmc SXT-related integrating conjugative element in New World Vibrio cholerae
    Vincent Burrus
    Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Jaharis 425, 136 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:3054-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The current ICE age: biology and evolution of SXT-related integrating conjugative elements
    Vincent Burrus
    Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Plasmid 55:173-83. 2006
  7. pmc Control of SXT integration and excision
    Vincent Burrus
    Department of Microbiology and Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Bacteriol 185:5045-54. 2003
  8. pmc Formation of SXT tandem arrays and SXT-R391 hybrids
    Vincent Burrus
    Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Bacteriol 186:2636-45. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Evolution of genomic islands by deletion and tandem accretion by site-specific recombination: ICESt1-related elements from Streptococcus thermophilus
    Guillaume Pavlovic
    Laboratoire de Génétique et Microbiologie, UMR INRA UHP no 1128, IFR no 110, Faculte des Sciences, Universite Henri Poincare Nancy 1, BP239, 54506 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Microbiology 150:759-74. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The ICESt1 element of Streptococcus thermophilus belongs to a large family of integrative and conjugative elements that exchange modules and change their specificity of integration
    Vincent Burrus
    Laboratoire de Génétique et Microbiologie, UMR INRA UHP no 1128, Faculte des Sciences, Universite Henri Poincare Nancy 1, BP239, 54506 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Plasmid 48:77-97. 2002

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Shaping bacterial genomes with integrative and conjugative elements
    Vincent Burrus
    Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Res Microbiol 155:376-86. 2004
    ..Finally, we propose that by utilizing conserved integration sites, ICEs may promote the mobilization of genomic islands...
  2. pmc Comparative ICE genomics: insights into the evolution of the SXT/R391 family of ICEs
    Rachel A F Wozniak
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000786. 2009
    ..Furthermore, our analyses suggest that there may be a network of phylogenetic relationships among sequences found in all types of mobile genetic elements...
  3. pmc Genomic and functional analysis of ICEPdaSpa1, a fish-pathogen-derived SXT-related integrating conjugative element that can mobilize a virulence plasmid
    Carlos R Osorio
    Microbiology Program, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Bacteriol 190:3353-61. 2008
    ..Our findings reveal the plasticity of ICE genomes and demonstrate that ICEs can enable virulence gene transfer...
  4. pmc Requirement for Vibrio cholerae integration host factor in conjugative DNA transfer
    Sarah M McLeod
    Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Bacteriol 188:5704-11. 2006
    ..Thus, the V. cholerae IHF mutant appears to have a general defect in conjugation. Escherichia coli IHF mutants were not impaired as donors or recipients of SXT or RP4, indicating that IHF is a V. cholerae-specific conjugation factor...
  5. pmc SXT-related integrating conjugative element in New World Vibrio cholerae
    Vincent Burrus
    Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Jaharis 425, 136 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:3054-7. 2006
    ..Identification of ICEVchMex1 represents the first description of an SXT-related ICE in the Western Hemisphere. The significant differences between the SXT and ICEVchMex1 genomes suggest that these ICEs have evolved independently...
  6. ncbi request reprint The current ICE age: biology and evolution of SXT-related integrating conjugative elements
    Vincent Burrus
    Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Plasmid 55:173-83. 2006
    ..In this review, we discuss the diversity, evolution and biology of this family of ICEs...
  7. pmc Control of SXT integration and excision
    Vincent Burrus
    Department of Microbiology and Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Bacteriol 185:5045-54. 2003
    ..SXT excision and transfer from a donor containing pntB::SXT were reduced, suggesting that the SXT integration site may also influence the element's transmissibility...
  8. pmc Formation of SXT tandem arrays and SXT-R391 hybrids
    Vincent Burrus
    Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Bacteriol 186:2636-45. 2004
    ..Thus, arrays of SXT-related elements promote the creation of novel ICEs...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evolution of genomic islands by deletion and tandem accretion by site-specific recombination: ICESt1-related elements from Streptococcus thermophilus
    Guillaume Pavlovic
    Laboratoire de Génétique et Microbiologie, UMR INRA UHP no 1128, IFR no 110, Faculte des Sciences, Universite Henri Poincare Nancy 1, BP239, 54506 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Microbiology 150:759-74. 2004
    ..A model for this evolution is proposed and its application to other genomic islands is discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint The ICESt1 element of Streptococcus thermophilus belongs to a large family of integrative and conjugative elements that exchange modules and change their specificity of integration
    Vincent Burrus
    Laboratoire de Génétique et Microbiologie, UMR INRA UHP no 1128, Faculte des Sciences, Universite Henri Poincare Nancy 1, BP239, 54506 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Plasmid 48:77-97. 2002
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  11. ncbi request reprint Conjugative transposons: the tip of the iceberg
    Vincent Burrus
    Laboratoire de Génétique et Microbiologie, UMR INRA UHP 1128, IFR110, Faculte des Sciences et Techniques, Universite Henri Poincare Nancy 1, BP239, 54506 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Mol Microbiol 46:601-10. 2002
    ..These elements evolve by acquisition or exchanges of modules with various transferable elements including at least ICEs and plasmids. The ICEs are probably widespread among the bacteria...
  12. pmc Identification of the origin of transfer (oriT) and a new gene required for mobilization of the SXT/R391 family of integrating conjugative elements
    Daniela Ceccarelli
    Departement de Biologie, Centre d Etude et Valorisation de la Diversité Microbienne, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Bacteriol 190:5328-38. 2008
    ..Instead, mobI appears to be involved in the recognition of oriT(SXT)...