Recent Publications


Brucella Periplasmic Protein EipB Is a Molecular Determinant of Cell Envelope Integrity and Virulence.  Herrou J, Willett JW, Fiebig A, Czyż DM, Cheng JX, Ultee E, Briegel A, Bigelow L, Babnigg G, Kim Y, Crosson S. J Bacteriol. 2019 May 22;201(12). pii: e00134-19. doi: 10.1128/JB.00134-19. Print 2019 Jun 15.

Periplasmic protein EipA determines envelope stress resistance and virulence in Brucella abortus. Herrou J, Willett JW, Fiebig A, Varesio LM, Czyż DM, Cheng JX, Ultee E, Briegel A, Bigelow L, Babnigg G, Kim Y, Crosson S. Mol Microbiol. 2019 Mar;111(3):637-661. doi: 10.1111/mmi.14178. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

Extraction and Purification of Wall-Bound Polymers of Gram-Positive Bacteria. Chateau A, Schneewind O, Missiakas D. Methods Mol Biol. 2019;1954:47-57. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-9154-9_5.


Molecular control of gene expression by Brucella BaaR, an IclR-type transcriptional repressor. Herrou J, Czyż DM, Fiebig A, Willett JW, Kim Y, Wu R, Babnigg G, Crosson S. J Biol Chem. 2018 May 11;293(19):7437-7456. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA118.002045. Epub 2018 Mar 22.

Galactosylation of the Secondary Cell Wall Polysaccharide of Bacillus anthracis and Its Contribution to Anthrax Pathogenesis. Chateau A, Lunderberg JM, Oh SY, Abshire T, Friedlander A, Quinn CP, Missiakas DM, Schneewind O. J Bacteriol. 2018 Feb 7;200(5). pii: e00562-17. doi: 10.1128/JB.00562-17. Print 2018 Mar 1.


Allosteric control of a bacterial stress response system by an anti-σ factor.  Luebke JL, Eaton DS, Sachleben JR, Crosson S.  Mol Microbiol. 2018 Jan;107(2):164-179. doi: 10.1111/mmi.13868. Epub 2017 Dec 8.

Assembly and Function of the Bacillus anthracis S-Layer. Missiakas D, Schneewind O. Annu Rev Microbiol. 2017 Sep 8;71:79-98. doi: 10.1146/annurev-micro-090816-093512. Review.

Brucella abortus Induces a Warburg Shift in Host Metabolism That Is Linked to Enhanced Intracellular Survival of the Pathogen.  Czyż DM, Willett JW, Crosson S. J Bacteriol. 2017 Jul 11;199(15). pii: e00227-17. doi: 10.1128/JB.00227-17. Print 2017 Aug 1.

The role of pili in Bacillus cereus intraocular infection. Callegan MC, Parkunan SM, Randall CB, Coburn PS, Miller FC, LaGrow AL, Astley RA, Land C, Oh SY, Schneewind O. Exp Eye Res. 2017 Jun;159:69-76. doi: 10.1016/j.exer.2017.03.007. Epub 2017 Mar 20.

Glutathionylation of Yersinia pestis LcrV and Its Effects on Plague Pathogenesis.  Mitchell A, Tam C, Elli D, Charlton T, Osei-Owusu P, Fazlollahi F, Faull KF, Schneewind O.  MBio. 2017 May 16;8(3). pii: e00646-17. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00646-17.

Conserved ABC Transport System Regulated by the General Stress Response Pathways of Alpha- and Gammaproteobacteria.  Herrou J, Willett JW, Czyż DM, Babnigg G, Kim Y, Crosson S. J Bacteriol. 2017 Feb 14;199(5). pii: e00746-16. doi: 10.1128/JB.00746-16. Print 2017 Mar 1.

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