Shane M Ceraul

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Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc New tick defensin isoform and antimicrobial gene expression in response to Rickettsia montanensis challenge
    Shane M Ceraul
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 660 West Redwood St, HH Room 324, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Infect Immun 75:1973-83. 2007
  2. pmc Functional characterization and novel rickettsiostatic effects of a Kunitz-type serine protease inhibitor from the tick Dermacentor variabilis
    Shane M Ceraul
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 660 West Redwood Drive, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Infect Immun 76:5429-35. 2008
  3. pmc A Kunitz protease inhibitor from Dermacentor variabilis, a vector for spotted fever group rickettsiae, limits Rickettsia montanensis invasion
    Shane M Ceraul
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Medicine, 685 West Baltimore Street, Howard Hall Suite 380, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Infect Immun 79:321-9. 2011
  4. pmc TolC-dependent secretion of an ankyrin repeat-containing protein of Rickettsia typhi
    Simran J Kaur
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Bacteriol 194:4920-32. 2012
  5. pmc Functional characterization of a phospholipase A(2) homolog from Rickettsia typhi
    M Sayeedur Rahman
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 685 West Baltimore Street, Room HSF1 380, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Bacteriol 192:3294-303. 2010
  6. pmc Genome-wide screen for temperature-regulated genes of the obligate intracellular bacterium, Rickettsia typhi
    Sheila M Dreher-Lesnick
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland, 660 W, Redwood Street, Room HH324B, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    BMC Microbiol 8:61. 2008
  7. pmc Surface proteome analysis and characterization of surface cell antigen (Sca) or autotransporter family of Rickettsia typhi
    Khandra T Sears
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Pathog 8:e1002856. 2012
  8. pmc Rickettsia typhi possesses phospholipase A2 enzymes that are involved in infection of host cells
    M Sayeedur Rahman
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Pathog 9:e1003399. 2013
  9. pmc The lspA gene, encoding the type II signal peptidase of Rickettsia typhi: transcriptional and functional analysis
    M Sayeedur Rahman
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Bacteriol 189:336-41. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Rickettsial infection in Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae) inhibits transovarial transmission of a second Rickettsia
    Kevin R Macaluso
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:809-13. 2002

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Publications10

  1. pmc New tick defensin isoform and antimicrobial gene expression in response to Rickettsia montanensis challenge
    Shane M Ceraul
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 660 West Redwood St, HH Room 324, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Infect Immun 75:1973-83. 2007
    ..montanensis presumably invades once acquired by the tick. Antimicrobial gene expression patterns in R. montanensis-challenged ticks suggest that antimicrobial genes play a role during the acquisition-invasion stages in the tick...
  2. pmc Functional characterization and novel rickettsiostatic effects of a Kunitz-type serine protease inhibitor from the tick Dermacentor variabilis
    Shane M Ceraul
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 660 West Redwood Drive, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Infect Immun 76:5429-35. 2008
    ..variabilis KPI's trypsin inhibitory capability. This work suggests that anticoagulants play some role in the midgut during feeding and that D. variabilis KPI may be involved as part of the tick's defense response to rickettsiae...
  3. pmc A Kunitz protease inhibitor from Dermacentor variabilis, a vector for spotted fever group rickettsiae, limits Rickettsia montanensis invasion
    Shane M Ceraul
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Medicine, 685 West Baltimore Street, Howard Hall Suite 380, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Infect Immun 79:321-9. 2011
    ..Collectively, our data demonstrate that DvKPI limits host cell invasion by Rickettsia montanensis, possibly through an association with the bacterium...
  4. pmc TolC-dependent secretion of an ankyrin repeat-containing protein of Rickettsia typhi
    Simran J Kaur
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Bacteriol 194:4920-32. 2012
    ..This work implies that the TolC component of the putative type 1 secretion system of R. typhi is involved in the secretion process of RARP-1...
  5. pmc Functional characterization of a phospholipase A(2) homolog from Rickettsia typhi
    M Sayeedur Rahman
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 685 West Baltimore Street, Room HSF1 380, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Bacteriol 192:3294-303. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, RT0522 is the first protein identified from Rickettsia typhi with functional phospholipase A activity...
  6. pmc Genome-wide screen for temperature-regulated genes of the obligate intracellular bacterium, Rickettsia typhi
    Sheila M Dreher-Lesnick
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland, 660 W, Redwood Street, Room HH324B, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    BMC Microbiol 8:61. 2008
    ..In this study, we used Affymetrix microarrays to screen for temperature-induced genes upon a temperature shift from 37 degrees C to 25 degrees C, mimicking the two different host temperatures in vitro...
  7. pmc Surface proteome analysis and characterization of surface cell antigen (Sca) or autotransporter family of Rickettsia typhi
    Khandra T Sears
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Pathog 8:e1002856. 2012
    ..Each Sca protein may be important for survival of R. typhi and the lack of host restricted expression may indicate a strategy of preparedness for infection of a new host...
  8. pmc Rickettsia typhi possesses phospholipase A2 enzymes that are involved in infection of host cells
    M Sayeedur Rahman
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Pathog 9:e1003399. 2013
    ..Collectively, our study suggests that R. typhi utilizes two evolutionary divergent patatin phospholipases to support its intracellular life cycle, a mechanism distinguishing it from other rickettsial species. ..
  9. pmc The lspA gene, encoding the type II signal peptidase of Rickettsia typhi: transcriptional and functional analysis
    M Sayeedur Rahman
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Bacteriol 189:336-41. 2007
    ..typhi significantly restores the growth of temperature-sensitive E. coli Y815 at the nonpermissive temperature, supporting its biological activity as SPase II in prolipoprotein processing...
  10. ncbi request reprint Rickettsial infection in Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae) inhibits transovarial transmission of a second Rickettsia
    Kevin R Macaluso
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:809-13. 2002
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