MICHAEL MINNICK

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Affiliation: University of Montana
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Developmental biology of Coxiella burnetii
    Michael F Minnick
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 984:231-48. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Genetics of Coxiella burnetii: on the path of specialization
    Michael F Minnick
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Future Microbiol 6:1297-314. 2011
  3. pmc Pentamidine inhibits Coxiella burnetii growth and 23S rRNA intron splicing in vitro
    Michael F Minnick
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 36:380-2. 2010
  4. pmc Pestilence, persistence and pathogenicity: infection strategies of Bartonella
    Michael F Minnick
    The University of Montana, Division of Biological Sciences, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Future Microbiol 4:743-58. 2009
  5. pmc gyrA mutations in ciprofloxacin-resistant Bartonella bacilliformis strains obtained in vitro
    Michael F Minnick
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:383-6. 2003
  6. pmc Mitogenic effect of Bartonella bacilliformis on human vascular endothelial cells and involvement of GroEL
    Michael F Minnick
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812 4824, USA
    Infect Immun 71:6933-42. 2003
  7. pmc Function, regulation, and transcriptional organization of the hemin utilization locus of Bartonella quintana
    Nermi L Parrow
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, 32 Campus Drive, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Infect Immun 77:307-16. 2009
  8. pmc Characterization and expression analysis of the groESL operon of Bartonella bacilliformis
    Julie A Callison
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT, 59812 4824, USA
    Gene 359:53-62. 2005
  9. pmc II. Correlations between secondary structure stability and mutation frequency during somatic hypermutation
    Barbara E Wright
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Mol Immunol 45:3600-8. 2008
  10. pmc Five-member gene family of Bartonella quintana
    Michael F Minnick
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula 59812, USA
    Infect Immun 71:814-21. 2003

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Developmental biology of Coxiella burnetii
    Michael F Minnick
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 984:231-48. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Genetics of Coxiella burnetii: on the path of specialization
    Michael F Minnick
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Future Microbiol 6:1297-314. 2011
    ..Understanding why these genetic elements are maintained may help us better understand the biology of this fascinating pathogen...
  3. pmc Pentamidine inhibits Coxiella burnetii growth and 23S rRNA intron splicing in vitro
    Michael F Minnick
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 36:380-2. 2010
    ..burnetii. To our knowledge, this is the first report describing antibacterial activity for this antifungal/antiprotozoal agent...
  4. pmc Pestilence, persistence and pathogenicity: infection strategies of Bartonella
    Michael F Minnick
    The University of Montana, Division of Biological Sciences, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Future Microbiol 4:743-58. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc gyrA mutations in ciprofloxacin-resistant Bartonella bacilliformis strains obtained in vitro
    Michael F Minnick
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:383-6. 2003
    ..This is the first report of a mutation at an Asp-90 homologue, which corresponds to Asp-82 in E. coli GyrA...
  6. pmc Mitogenic effect of Bartonella bacilliformis on human vascular endothelial cells and involvement of GroEL
    Michael F Minnick
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812 4824, USA
    Infect Immun 71:6933-42. 2003
    ..Data also show that GroEL is located in the soluble and insoluble fractions (including inner and outer membranes) of the cell and is actively secreted by B. bacilliformis...
  7. pmc Function, regulation, and transcriptional organization of the hemin utilization locus of Bartonella quintana
    Nermi L Parrow
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, 32 Campus Drive, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Infect Immun 77:307-16. 2009
    ..Examination of the promoter regions of hutA, tonB, and hemS reveals consensus sequence promoters that encompass an H-box element previously shown to interact with B. quintana Irr...
  8. pmc Characterization and expression analysis of the groESL operon of Bartonella bacilliformis
    Julie A Callison
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT, 59812 4824, USA
    Gene 359:53-62. 2005
    ..Functional expression and complementation of temperature-sensitive Escherichia coli groES or groEL mutants with the cloned operon allowed them to grow at otherwise restrictive temperatures...
  9. pmc II. Correlations between secondary structure stability and mutation frequency during somatic hypermutation
    Barbara E Wright
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Mol Immunol 45:3600-8. 2008
    ..These circumstances simplify the complexities of coordinating mutagenesis by confining this process to each mutable site successively, as they form in response to increasing levels of transcription during affinity maturation...
  10. pmc Five-member gene family of Bartonella quintana
    Michael F Minnick
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula 59812, USA
    Infect Immun 71:814-21. 2003
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  11. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of the invasion-associated locus B (ialB) gene of Bartonella bacilliformis in response to environmental cues
    Sherry A Coleman
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812 4824, USA
    Microb Pathog 34:179-86. 2003
    ..Finally, we compared the survival of wild-type and ialB mutant B. bacilliformis and found no difference in the viability of these two strains, demonstrating that IalB does not aid bacterial survival under these conditions...
  12. pmc Transcriptional regulation of the heme binding protein gene family of Bartonella quintana is accomplished by a novel promoter element and iron response regulator
    James M Battisti
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Infect Immun 75:4373-85. 2007
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  13. pmc I. VH gene transcription creates stabilized secondary structures for coordinated mutagenesis during somatic hypermutation
    Barbara E Wright
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Mol Immunol 45:3589-99. 2008
    ..Such a complex of secondary structures may be the source of ssDNA for enzyme-based diversification, which ultimately results in high affinity antibodies...
  14. pmc Bartonella bacilliformis GroEL: effect on growth of human vascular endothelial cells in infected cocultures
    Laura S Smitherman
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812 4824, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1063:286-98. 2005
    ..These data suggest another strategy whereby Bartonella may regulate host cell growth...
  15. pmc A DNA-binding peroxiredoxin of Coxiella burnetii is involved in countering oxidative stress during exponential-phase growth
    Linda D Hicks
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    J Bacteriol 192:2077-84. 2010
    ..Taken as a whole, the results show that Coxiella BCP binds DNA and likely serves to detoxify endogenous hydroperoxide byproducts of Coxiella's metabolism during intracellular replication...
  16. pmc Toxic introns and parasitic intein in Coxiella burnetii: legacies of a promiscuous past
    Rahul Raghavan
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    J Bacteriol 190:5934-43. 2008
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  17. pmc The unusual 23S rRNA gene of Coxiella burnetii: two self-splicing group I introns flank a 34-base-pair exon, and one element lacks the canonical omegaG
    Rahul Raghavan
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    J Bacteriol 189:6572-9. 2007
    ..burnetii's 23S rRNA gene is very unusual for an obligate intracellular bacterium and suggests a recent shift to its current lifestyle from a previous niche with greater opportunities for lateral gene transfer...
  18. pmc Environmental signals generate a differential and coordinated expression of the heme receptor gene family of Bartonella quintana
    James M Battisti
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Infect Immun 74:3251-61. 2006
    ..Finally, an hbpA promoter-lacZ reporter construct in B. quintana demonstrates that a transcriptional regulator(s) is controlling the expression of hbpA through a cis-acting regulatory element located in the hbpA promoter region...
  19. pmc Ribozyme stability, exon skipping, and a potential role for RNA helicase in group I intron splicing by Coxiella burnetii
    Linda D Hicks
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    J Bacteriol 193:5292-9. 2011
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  20. doi request reprint Laboratory maintenance of Bartonella quintana
    James M Battisti
    Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, USA
    Curr Protoc Microbiol . 2008
    ..quintana and can be applied to cultivation and preservation of all Bartonella. Detailed recipes for preparation of three types of semisolid media are also included...
  21. pmc Proteomic and immunoblot analyses of Bartonella quintana total membrane proteins identify antigens recognized by sera from infected patients
    Jenni K Boonjakuakul
    Division of Infectious Diseases, 521 Parnassus Ave, Room C 443, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0654, USA
    Infect Immun 75:2548-61. 2007
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Research Grants7

  1. Bartonella Inhibitory Factor for Endothelial Cell Growth
    MICHAEL MINNICK; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  2. Hemin Receptor Gene Family of Bartonella quintana
    MICHAEL MINNICK; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Further, since Bartonella Hbp's are possibly members of an outer membrane protein family from several Gram-negative bacteria, data generated from this study will undoubtedly be of broad importance to bacterial pathogenesis. ..
  3. Hemin Receptor Gene Family of Bartonella quintana
    MICHAEL MINNICK; Fiscal Year: 2006
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