Robert Belland

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tennessee
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae and atherosclerosis
    Robert J Belland
    University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, 858 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Cell Microbiol 6:117-27. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia
    Robert Belland
    University of Tennessee, Memphis, 38163, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 2:530-1. 2004
  3. pmc The Chlamydia pneumoniae type III secretion-related lcrH gene clusters are developmentally expressed operons
    Scot P Ouellette
    Department of Molecular Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, 38163, USA
    J Bacteriol 187:7853-6. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Global transcriptional upregulation in the absence of increased translation in Chlamydia during IFNgamma-mediated host cell tryptophan starvation
    Scot P Ouellette
    Department of Molecular Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Mol Microbiol 62:1387-401. 2006
  5. pmc Isolation of Chlamydia pneumoniae clonal variants by a focus-forming assay
    Jens Gieffers
    Laboratory of Intracellular Parasites, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana 59840, USA
    Infect Immun 70:5827-34. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Micromanipulation of the Chlamydia pneumoniae inclusion: implications for cloning and host-pathogen interactions
    Jens Gieffers
    Laboratory of Intracellular Parasites, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 226:45-9. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Genotypic differences in the Chlamydia pneumoniae tyrP locus related to vascular tropism and pathogenicity
    Jens Gieffers
    Laboratory of Intracellular Parasites, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, USA
    J Infect Dis 188:1085-93. 2003
  8. pmc Transcriptome analysis of chlamydial growth during IFN-gamma-mediated persistence and reactivation
    Robert J Belland
    Laboratories of Intracellular Parasites and Human Bacterial Pathogenesis, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:15971-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The chlamydial developmental cycle
    Yasser M Abdelrahman
    Department of Molecular Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, 858 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Rev 29:949-59. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Transcriptional Control of Chlamydial Development
    Robert Belland; Fiscal Year: 2009

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae and atherosclerosis
    Robert J Belland
    University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, 858 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Cell Microbiol 6:117-27. 2004
    ..Genomic and proteomic analyses of C. pneumoniae infections in relevant cell types will help to define the pathogenic potential of the organism in both respiratory and cardiovascular disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia
    Robert Belland
    University of Tennessee, Memphis, 38163, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 2:530-1. 2004
  3. pmc The Chlamydia pneumoniae type III secretion-related lcrH gene clusters are developmentally expressed operons
    Scot P Ouellette
    Department of Molecular Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, 38163, USA
    J Bacteriol 187:7853-6. 2005
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  4. ncbi request reprint Global transcriptional upregulation in the absence of increased translation in Chlamydia during IFNgamma-mediated host cell tryptophan starvation
    Scot P Ouellette
    Department of Molecular Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Mol Microbiol 62:1387-401. 2006
    ..These observations represent an alternative survival strategy for host-adapted obligate intracellular bacterial pathogens that have lost the genes for stringent control during reductive evolution...
  5. pmc Isolation of Chlamydia pneumoniae clonal variants by a focus-forming assay
    Jens Gieffers
    Laboratory of Intracellular Parasites, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana 59840, USA
    Infect Immun 70:5827-34. 2002
    ..These results now allow investigations on the biology and pathogenesis of C. pneumoniae clonal genovars that could lead to new insights into the pathogenesis of this important human pathogen...
  6. ncbi request reprint Micromanipulation of the Chlamydia pneumoniae inclusion: implications for cloning and host-pathogen interactions
    Jens Gieffers
    Laboratory of Intracellular Parasites, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 226:45-9. 2003
    ..We have used micromanipulation to clone C. pneumoniae and to free it from mycoplasma contamination...
  7. ncbi request reprint Genotypic differences in the Chlamydia pneumoniae tyrP locus related to vascular tropism and pathogenicity
    Jens Gieffers
    Laboratory of Intracellular Parasites, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, USA
    J Infect Dis 188:1085-93. 2003
    ..We hypothesize that the important difference between strains of vascular and respiratory origin may lie in the increased tendency of vascular strains to elicit persistent infection that is triggered by amino-acid starvation...
  8. pmc Transcriptome analysis of chlamydial growth during IFN-gamma-mediated persistence and reactivation
    Robert J Belland
    Laboratories of Intracellular Parasites and Human Bacterial Pathogenesis, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:15971-6. 2003
    ..In contrast to the paradigm of persistence as a general stress response, our findings suggest that persistence is an alternative life cycle used by chlamydiae to avoid the host immune response...
  9. ncbi request reprint The chlamydial developmental cycle
    Yasser M Abdelrahman
    Department of Molecular Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, 858 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Rev 29:949-59. 2005
    ..Measuring transcriptional changes throughout the cycle has allowed investigators to determine the nature of the temporal gene expression changes required for bacterial growth and development...

Research Grants2

  1. Transcriptional Control of Chlamydial Development
    Robert Belland; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These regulators control important aspects of the bacteria's response to its environment and their role in normal and chronic forms of infection will be studied. ..