Choong Min Kang

Summary

Affiliation: Wayne State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Wag31, a homologue of the cell division protein DivIVA, regulates growth, morphology and polar cell wall synthesis in mycobacteria
    Choong Min Kang
    Department of Biological Science, Wayne State University, 5047 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Microbiology 154:725-35. 2008
  2. pmc Regulation of polar peptidoglycan biosynthesis by Wag31 phosphorylation in mycobacteria
    Charul Jani
    Department of Biological Science, Wayne State University, 5047 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    BMC Microbiol 10:327. 2010
  3. ncbi A modified immunoblot method to identify substrates of protein kinases
    Choong Min Kang
    Department of Biological Science, Wayne State University, 5047 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Microbiol 49:499-501. 2011
  4. ncbi The effect of Wag31 phosphorylation on the cells and the cell envelope fraction of wild-type and conditional mutants of Mycobacterium smegmatis studied by visible-wavelength Raman spectroscopy
    Khozima Hamasha
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Wayne State University, 666 W Hancock, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 391:664-8. 2010
  5. pmc Galectin-3 secretion and tyrosine phosphorylation is dependent on the calpain small subunit, Calpain 4
    Shalini Menon
    Department of Biological Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 410:91-6. 2011
  6. pmc The Mycobacterium tuberculosis serine/threonine kinases PknA and PknB: substrate identification and regulation of cell shape
    Choong Min Kang
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Genes Dev 19:1692-704. 2005
  7. pmc Regulation of the SigH stress response regulon by an essential protein kinase in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Sang Tae Park
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:13105-10. 2008
  8. ncbi Organization and expression of the Bacillus subtilis sigY operon
    Shigeo Tojo
    Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Science and Biotechnology, Fukuyama University, 985 Sanzo, Higashimura cho, Fukuyama, Hiroshima 729 0292
    J Biochem 134:935-46. 2003
  9. ncbi DNA microarray analysis of Bacillus subtilis sigma factors of extracytoplasmic function family
    Kei Asai
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Saitama, 338 8570 Saitama, Japan
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 220:155-60. 2003
  10. pmc Accumulation of S-adenosyl-L-methionine enhances production of actinorhodin but inhibits sporulation in Streptomyces lividans TK23
    Dong Jin Kim
    Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology and Department of Biological Science, Myongji University, Yongin 449 728, Korea
    J Bacteriol 185:592-600. 2003

Collaborators

  • Charul Jani
  • Hyungjin Eoh
  • Ken ichi Yoshida
  • Christopher C Dascher
  • Yoshito Sadaie
  • Shalini Menon
  • Khozima Hamasha
  • Kei Asai
  • Sang Tae Park
  • Hirotake Yamaguchi
  • Shigeo Tojo
  • Yasutaro Fujita
  • Dong Jin Kim
  • Karen A Beningo
  • Moodakare Bheema Sahana
  • Steven J Rehse
  • Seeta Nyayapathy
  • Robert N Husson
  • In Hyung Lee
  • Young Yell Yang
  • Soon Kwang Hong
  • Takashi Matsumoto
  • Joo Won Suh
  • Jung Hyun Huh
  • Chang Gu Hyun
  • Masayuki Matsunaga

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi Wag31, a homologue of the cell division protein DivIVA, regulates growth, morphology and polar cell wall synthesis in mycobacteria
    Choong Min Kang
    Department of Biological Science, Wayne State University, 5047 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Microbiology 154:725-35. 2008
    ..Taken together, these results indicate that Wag31 regulates cell shape and cell wall synthesis in M. tuberculosis through a molecular mechanism by which the activity of Wag31 can be modulated in response to environmental signals...
  2. pmc Regulation of polar peptidoglycan biosynthesis by Wag31 phosphorylation in mycobacteria
    Charul Jani
    Department of Biological Science, Wayne State University, 5047 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    BMC Microbiol 10:327. 2010
    ..In the present study, we further characterized the role of the Wag31 phosphorylation in polar peptidoglycan biosynthesis...
  3. ncbi A modified immunoblot method to identify substrates of protein kinases
    Choong Min Kang
    Department of Biological Science, Wayne State University, 5047 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Microbiol 49:499-501. 2011
    ..This approach allowed precise pinpointing of candidate substrate spots in the 2D gel, and identifying physiological substrates of protein kinases in Mycobacterium tuberculosis...
  4. ncbi The effect of Wag31 phosphorylation on the cells and the cell envelope fraction of wild-type and conditional mutants of Mycobacterium smegmatis studied by visible-wavelength Raman spectroscopy
    Khozima Hamasha
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Wayne State University, 666 W Hancock, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 391:664-8. 2010
    ..Principal component analyses and discriminant function analyses were conducted on these data to demonstrate the ease of spectral classification and the reproducibility of the data...
  5. pmc Galectin-3 secretion and tyrosine phosphorylation is dependent on the calpain small subunit, Calpain 4
    Shalini Menon
    Department of Biological Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 410:91-6. 2011
    ..We have found that Calpain 4 is essential for the tyrosine phosphorylation of galectin-3, and its ultimate secretion from the cell, and speculate that its secretion interferes with the production of traction forces...
  6. pmc The Mycobacterium tuberculosis serine/threonine kinases PknA and PknB: substrate identification and regulation of cell shape
    Choong Min Kang
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Genes Dev 19:1692-704. 2005
    ..These data indicate that signal transduction mediated by these kinases is a novel mechanism for the regulation of cell shape in mycobacteria, one that may be conserved among gram-positive bacteria...
  7. pmc Regulation of the SigH stress response regulon by an essential protein kinase in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Sang Tae Park
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:13105-10. 2008
    ..tuberculosis can be achieved. Coordination of the PknB and SigH regulatory pathways through phosphorylation of RshA may lead to adaptive responses that are important in the pathogenesis of M. tuberculosis infection...
  8. ncbi Organization and expression of the Bacillus subtilis sigY operon
    Shigeo Tojo
    Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Science and Biotechnology, Fukuyama University, 985 Sanzo, Higashimura cho, Fukuyama, Hiroshima 729 0292
    J Biochem 134:935-46. 2003
    ..The organization and function of the sigY operon are significantly conserved in several microorganisms living in adverse living environments...
  9. ncbi DNA microarray analysis of Bacillus subtilis sigma factors of extracytoplasmic function family
    Kei Asai
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Saitama, 338 8570 Saitama, Japan
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 220:155-60. 2003
    ..The DNA microarray data collected in this study are available at the KEGG Expression Database web site (http://www.genome.ad.jp/kegg/expression/)...
  10. pmc Accumulation of S-adenosyl-L-methionine enhances production of actinorhodin but inhibits sporulation in Streptomyces lividans TK23
    Dong Jin Kim
    Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology and Department of Biological Science, Myongji University, Yongin 449 728, Korea
    J Bacteriol 185:592-600. 2003
    ..From these results, we concluded that the SAM plays important roles as an intracellular factor in both cellular differentiation and antibiotic production in Streptomyces sp...