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WrpA Is an Atypical Flavodoxin Family Protein under Regulatory Control of the Brucella abortus General Stress Response System. Herrou J, Czyż DM, Willett JW, Kim HS, Chhor G, Babnigg G, Kim Y, Crosson S. J Bacteriol. 2016 Mar 31;198(8):1281-93. doi: 10.1128/JB.00982-15. Print 2016 Apr 15.


Bacillus anthracis lcp Genes Support Vegetative Growth, Envelope Assembly, and Spore Formation. Liszewski Zilla M, Lunderberg JM, Schneewind O, Missiakas D.J Bacteriol. 2015 Dec;197(23):3731-41. doi: 10.1128/JB.00656-15. Epub 2015 Sep 21.

Brucella abortus Cell Cycle and Infection Are Coordinated. De Bolle X, Crosson S, Matroule JY, Letesson JJ.Trends Microbiol. 2015 Dec; 23(12):812-21. doi: 10.1016/j.tim.2015.09.007. Epub 2015 Oct 20. Review. 

Bacillus anthracis tagO Is Required for Vegetative Growth and Secondary Cell Wall Polysaccharide Synthesis. Lunderberg JM, Liszewski Zilla M, Missiakas D, Schneewind O. J Bacteriol. 2015 Nov;197(22):3511-20. doi: 10.1128/JB.00494-15. Epub 2015 Aug 31.

Bacillus anthracis SlaQ Promotes S-Layer Protein Assembly. Nguyen-Mau SM, Oh SY, Schneewind DI, Missiakas D, Schneewind O. J Bacteriol. 2015 Oct;197(19):3216-27. doi: 10.1128/JB.00492-15. Epub 2015 Jul 27.

EsxB, a secreted protein from Bacillus anthracis forms two distinct helical bundles. Fan Y, Tan K, Chhor G, Butler EK, Jedrzejczak RP, Missiakas D, Joachimiak A. Protein Sci. 2015 Sep;24(9):1389-400. doi: 10.1002/pro.2715. Epub 2015 Jul 3.

Structural asymmetry in a conserved signaling system that regulates division, replication, and virulence of an intracellular pathogen. Willett JW, Herrou J, Briegel A, Rotskoff G, Crosson S. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Jul 14;112(28):E3709-18. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1503118112. Epub 2015 Jun 29.

Glutamate Racemase Mutants of Bacillus anthracis.  Oh SY, Richter SG, Missiakas DM, Schneewind O.  J Bacteriol. 2015 Jun;197(11):1854-61. doi: 10.1128/JB.00070-15. Epub 2015 Mar 16

LytR-CpsA-Psr enzymes as determinants of Bacillus anthracis secondary cell wall polysaccharide assembly. Liszewski Zilla M, Chan YG, Lunderberg JM, Schneewind O, Missiakas D. J Bacteriol. 2015 Jan;197(2):343-53. doi: 10.1128/JB.02364-14. Epub 2014 Nov 10.