Joseph J Ferretti

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Affiliation: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Complete genome sequence of an M1 strain of Streptococcus pyogenes
    J J Ferretti
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:4658-63. 2001
  2. ncbi CodY-affected transcriptional gene expression of Streptococcus pyogenes during growth in human blood
    Horst Malke
    Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    J Med Microbiol 56:707-14. 2007
  3. pmc Multiple roles of RNase Y in Streptococcus pyogenes mRNA processing and degradation
    Zhiyun Chen
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    J Bacteriol 195:2585-94. 2013
  4. pmc Genome sequence of a nephritogenic and highly transformable M49 strain of Streptococcus pyogenes
    W Michael McShan
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, P O Box 26901, CPB307, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    J Bacteriol 190:7773-85. 2008
  5. pmc Dynamics of speB mRNA transcripts in Streptococcus pyogenes
    Zhiyun Chen
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    J Bacteriol 194:1417-26. 2012
  6. ncbi Linking the nutritional status of Streptococcus pyogenes to alteration of transcriptional gene expression: the action of CodY and RelA
    Horst Malke
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73190, USA
    Int J Med Microbiol 296:259-75. 2006
  7. pmc Autonomous expression of the slo gene of the bicistronic nga-slo operon of Streptococcus pyogenes
    Dragutin J Savic
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73190, USA
    Infect Immun 70:2730-3. 2002
  8. pmc Genome sequence of Streptococcus mutans UA159, a cariogenic dental pathogen
    Dragana Ajdic
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:14434-9. 2002
  9. ncbi Microbiology. The thin line between gut commensal and pathogen
    Michael S Gilmore
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Science 299:1999-2002. 2003
  10. pmc Probing oral microbial functionality--expression of spxB in plaque samples
    Lin Zhu
    Department of Periodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e86685. 2014

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Publications21

  1. pmc Complete genome sequence of an M1 strain of Streptococcus pyogenes
    J J Ferretti
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:4658-63. 2001
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  2. ncbi CodY-affected transcriptional gene expression of Streptococcus pyogenes during growth in human blood
    Horst Malke
    Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    J Med Microbiol 56:707-14. 2007
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  3. pmc Multiple roles of RNase Y in Streptococcus pyogenes mRNA processing and degradation
    Zhiyun Chen
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    J Bacteriol 195:2585-94. 2013
    ..From these results, we conclude that RNase Y is a pleiotropic regulator required for mRNA stability, mRNA processing, and removal of read-through transcripts in S. pyogenes...
  4. pmc Genome sequence of a nephritogenic and highly transformable M49 strain of Streptococcus pyogenes
    W Michael McShan
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, P O Box 26901, CPB307, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    J Bacteriol 190:7773-85. 2008
    ..Thus, while natural selection favors stability in much of the genome, it favors diversity in these regions...
  5. pmc Dynamics of speB mRNA transcripts in Streptococcus pyogenes
    Zhiyun Chen
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    J Bacteriol 194:1417-26. 2012
    ..We conclude that the increased speB mRNA stability contributes to the rapid accumulation of speB transcript during growth...
  6. ncbi Linking the nutritional status of Streptococcus pyogenes to alteration of transcriptional gene expression: the action of CodY and RelA
    Horst Malke
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73190, USA
    Int J Med Microbiol 296:259-75. 2006
    ..Inasmuch as CodY influenced the expression of other regulators (pel/sagA, mga, covRS, ropB, pyrR), its action is amplified and expands the complex regulatory network that governs gene expression in S. pyogenes...
  7. pmc Autonomous expression of the slo gene of the bicistronic nga-slo operon of Streptococcus pyogenes
    Dragutin J Savic
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73190, USA
    Infect Immun 70:2730-3. 2002
    ..Finally, we demonstrated that sloR, a S. pyogenes gene that closely resembles the Clostridium perfringens pfoR gene, exerts a negative effect on the expression of the slo gene...
  8. pmc Genome sequence of Streptococcus mutans UA159, a cariogenic dental pathogen
    Dragana Ajdic
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:14434-9. 2002
    ....
  9. ncbi Microbiology. The thin line between gut commensal and pathogen
    Michael S Gilmore
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Science 299:1999-2002. 2003
  10. pmc Probing oral microbial functionality--expression of spxB in plaque samples
    Lin Zhu
    Department of Periodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e86685. 2014
    ..This also demonstrates a possible strategy to connect the microbial potential of the metagenome to its functionality in future studies by identifying similar highly conserved genes in the oral microbial community. ..
  11. ncbi Comparative genomics of streptococcal species
    Joseph J Ferretti
    Department of Microbiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, 73190, USA
    Indian J Med Res 119:1-6. 2004
    ..Comparative genome analysis between the species showed that S. pyogenes was more closely related to S. agalactiae than with S. pneumoniae or S. mutans...
  12. pmc Novel genomic rearrangement that affects expression of the Streptococcus pyogenes streptolysin O (slo) gene
    Dragutin J Savic
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104, USA
    J Bacteriol 185:1857-69. 2003
    ..In addition, the product of the recombining DNAs, including the splicing site, does not follow any example of a known recombination mechanism. The implications of this rearrangement for slo expression are discussed...
  13. pmc Sequence analysis and expression in Escherichia coli of the hyaluronidase gene of Streptococcus pyogenes bacteriophage H4489A
    W L Hynes
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City 73190
    Infect Immun 57:533-9. 1989
    ..Controlled exclusive expression of the hylP gene via the T7 polymerase-promoter system in E. coli resulted in a 40,000-dalton protein, a result consistent with the coding capacity of the hylP gene...
  14. ncbi The NAD-glycohydrolase (nga) gene of Streptococcus pyogenes
    D Ajdic
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma, Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 191:235-41. 2000
    ..In contrast, 92% of strains isolated from patients with invasive streptococcal infections were positive for NADase production...
  15. pmc Identification, cloning, and expression of the CAMP factor gene (cfa) of group A streptococci
    K Gase
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73190, USA
    Infect Immun 67:4725-31. 1999
    ..The results presented here, along with previous reports, indicate that the CAMP factor gene is fairly widespread among streptococci, being present at least in groups A, B, C, G, M, P, R, and U...
  16. ncbi Nucleotide sequence of the streptococcin A-FF22 lantibiotic regulon: model for production of the lantibiotic SA-FF22 by strains of Streptococcus pyogenes
    R E McLaughlin
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 175:171-7. 1999
    ..Located immediately downstream of the scn region is a putative transposase gene, the presence of which supports earlier data that indicated a mobile nature to this region...
  17. pmc Temporal production of streptococcal erythrogenic toxin B (streptococcal cysteine proteinase) in response to nutrient depletion
    M S Chaussee
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City 73190, USA
    Infect Immun 65:1956-9. 1997
    ..Additionally, SPE B production was inhibited when the concentration of glucose in the medium was maintained. These results suggest that SPE B is secreted under conditions of starvation and may be involved in nutrient acquisition...
  18. pmc Cloning of the gene encoding Streptococcin A-FF22, a novel lantibiotic produced by Streptococcus pyogenes, and determination of its nucleotide sequence
    W L Hynes
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City 73190
    Appl Environ Microbiol 59:1969-71. 1993
    ..The proteolytic processing site of the SA-FF22 prepeptide differs from that which characterizes other type A lantibiotics...
  19. pmc Analysis of a second bacteriophage hyaluronidase gene from Streptococcus pyogenes: evidence for a third hyaluronidase involved in extracellular enzymatic activity
    W L Hynes
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City 73190, USA
    Infect Immun 63:3015-20. 1995
    ..These results suggest the presence of a different hyaluronidase gene encoding a protein that is actively secreted into the extracellular milieu...
  20. ncbi Construction of a GBS-GAS DNA subtraction library allows discovery of previously unidentified GBS genes and rapid location of unique regions on the GBS chromosome
    Alexander N Suvorov
    Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Medical Sciences, Pavlova 12, St Petersburg 197376, Russia
    J Basic Microbiol 44:66-74. 2004
    ..Inserts from 21 clones were labeled and used as probes for hybridization with GBS DNA fragments separated by pulsed field electrophoresis. A genetic map of GBS strain O9OR was constructed...
  21. ncbi Genome analysis of an inducible prophage and prophage remnants integrated in the Streptococcus pyogenes strain SF370
    Carlos Canchaya
    Nestle Research Center, Nestec Ltd Vers chez les Blanc, CH Lausanne 26, Switzerland
    Virology 302:245-58. 2002
    ..1 and S. pneumoniae phage MM1 integrated into homologous chromosomal locations. The prophage sequences were interpreted with a hypothesis that predicts elements of cooperation and an arms race between phage and host genomes...