Publications 2008

Aberg, A., Shingler, V., and Balsalobre, C. (2008). Regulation of the fimB promoter: a case of differential regulation by ppGpp and DksA in vivo. Mol Microbiol 67, 1223-1241.

Aili, M., Isaksson, E., Carlsson, S., Wolf-Watz, H., Rosqvist, R., and Francis, M. (2008). Regulation of Yersinia Yop-effector delivery by translocated YopE. Int J Med Microbiol 298, 183-192.

Andersson, M., Axner, O., Almqvist, F., Uhlin, B., and Fällman, E. (2008). Physical properties of biopolymers assessed by optical tweezers: analysis of folding and refolding of bacterial pili. Chemphyschem 9, 221-235.

Bailey, L., Engström, P., Nordström, A., Bergström, S., Waldenström, A., and Nordström, P. (2008). Chlamydia pneumoniae infection results in generalized bone loss in mice. Microbes Infect 10, 1175-1181.

Björnham, O., Axner, O., and Andersson, M. (2008). Modeling of the elongation and retraction of Escherichia coli P pili under strain by Monte Carlo simulations. Eur Biophys J 37, 381-391

Bunikis, I., Denker, K., Ostberg, Y., Andersen, C., Benz, R., and Bergström, S. (2008). An RND-type efflux system in Borrelia burgdorferi is involved in virulence and resistance to antimicrobial compounds. PLoS Pathog 4, e1000009.

Bönquist, L., Lindgren, H., Golovliov, I., Guina, T., and Sjöstedt, A. (2008). MglA and Igl proteins contribute to the modulation of Francisella tularensis live vaccine strain-containing phagosomes in murine macrophages. Infect Immun 76, 3502-3510.

Fernebro, J., Blomberg, C., Morfeldt, E., Wolf-Watz, H., Normark, S., and Normark, B.H. (2008). The influence of in vitro fitness defects on pneumococcal ability to colonize and to cause invasive disease. BMC Microbiol 8, 65.

Foltynowicz, A., Ma, W., and Axner, O. (2008). Characterization of fiber-laser-based sub-Doppler NICE-OHMS for quantitative trace gas detection. Opt Express 16, 14689-14702.

Galka, F., Wai, S., Kusch, H., Engelmann, S., Hecker, M., Schmeck, B., Hippenstiel, S., Uhlin, B., and Steinert, M. (2008). Proteomic characterization of the whole secretome of Legionella pneumophila and functional analysis of outer membrane vesicles. Infect Immun 76, 1825-1836.

Johansson, L., Solera, D., Bernardo, L., Moscoso, J., and Shingler, V. (2008). sigma54-RNA polymerase controls sigma70-dependent transcription from a non-overlapping divergent promoter. Mol Microbiol 70, 709-723.

Karched, M., Ihalin, R., Eneslätt, K., Zhong, D., Oscarsson, J., Wai, S., Chen, C., and Asikainen, S. (2008). Vesicle-independent extracellular release of a proinflammatory outer membrane lipoprotein in free-soluble form. BMC Microbiol 8, 18.

Kelk, P., Claesson, R., Chen, C., Sjöstedt, A., and Johansson, A. (2008). IL-1beta secretion induced by Aggregatibacter (Actinobacillus) actinomycetemcomitans is mainly caused by the leukotoxin. Int J Med Microbiol 298, 529-541.

Keyser, P., Elofsson, M., Rosell, S., and Wolf-Watz, H. (2008). Virulence blockers as alternatives to antibiotics: type III secretion inhibitors against Gram-negative bacteria. J Intern Med 264, 17-29.

Kumlin, U., Olofsson, S., Dimock, K., and Arnberg, N. (2008). Sialic acid tissue distribution and influenza virus tropism. Influenza Other Respi Viruses 2, 147-154.

Larsson, C., and Bergström, S. (2008). A novel and simple method for laboratory diagnosis of relapsing Fever borreliosis. Open Microbiol J 2, 10-12.

Larsson, C., Lundqvist, J., and Bergström, S. (2008). Residual brain infection in murine relapsing fever borreliosis can be successfully treated with ceftriaxone. Microb Pathog 44, 262-264.

Lindberg, S., Xia, Y., Sondén, B., Göransson, M., Hacker, J., and Uhlin, B. (2008). Regulatory Interactions among adhesin gene systems of uropathogenic Escherichia coli. Infect Immun 76, 771-780.

Nilsson, E., Jamshidi, F., Johansson, S., Oberste, M., and Arnberg, N. (2008). Sialic acid is a cellular receptor for coxsackievirus A24 variant, an emerging virus with pandemic potential. J Virol 82, 3061-3068.

Sarand, I., Osterberg, S., Holmqvist, S., Holmfeldt, P., Skärfstad, E., Parales, R., and Shingler, V. (2008). Metabolism-dependent taxis towards (methyl)phenols is coupled through the most abundant of three polar localized Aer-like proteins of Pseudomonas putida. Environ Microbiol 10, 1320-1334.

Sellstedt, M., and Almqvist, F. (2008). Synthesis of a novel tricyclic peptidomimetic scaffold. Org Lett 10, 4005-4007 (highlighted in ACS news).

Song, T., Mika, F., Lindmark, B., Liu, Z., Schild, S., Bishop, A., Zhu, J., Camilli, A., Johansson, J., Vogel, J., et al. (2008). A new Vibrio cholerae sRNA modulates colonization and affects release of outer membrane vesicles. Mol Microbiol 70, 100-111.

Söderberg, J., Engström, P., and von Pawel-Rammingen, U. (2008). The intrinsic immunoglobulin g endopeptidase activity of streptococcal Mac-2 proteins implies a unique role for the enzymatically impaired Mac-2 protein of M28 serotype strains. Infect Immun 76, 2183-2188.

Söderberg, J., and von Pawel-Rammingen, U. (2008). The streptococcal protease IdeS modulates bacterial IgGFc binding and generates 1/2Fc fragments with the ability to prime polymorphonuclear leucocytes. Mol Immunol 45, 3347-3353.

Vaitkevicius, K., Rompikuntal, P., Lindmark, B., Vaitkevicius, R., Song, T., and Wai, S. (2008). The metalloprotease PrtV from Vibrio cholerae. FEBS J 275, 3167-3177.

Vincents, B., Vindebro, R., Abrahamson, M., and von Pawel-Rammingen, U. (2008). The human protease inhibitor cystatin C is an activating cofactor for the streptococcal cysteine protease IdeS. Chem Biol 15, 960-968.

Vojtek, I., Pirzada, Z., Henriques-Normark, B., Mastny, M., Janapatla, R., and Charpentier, E. (2008). Lysogenic transfer of group A Streptococcus superantigen gene among Streptococci. J Infect Dis 197, 225-234.

Vonkavaara, M., Telepnev, M., Rydén, P., Sjöstedt, A., and Stöven, S. (2008). Drosophila melanogaster as a model for elucidating the pathogenicity of Francisella tularensis. Cell Microbiol 10, 1327-1338


Weber, B., Croxatto, A., Chen, C., and Milton, D. (2008). RpoS induces expression of the Vibrio anguillarum quorum-sensing regulator VanT. Microbiology
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Åberg, V., Das, P., Chorell, E., Hedenström, M., Pinkner, J., Hultgren, S., and Almqvist, F. (2008). Carboxylic acid isosteres improve the activity of ring-fused 2-pyridones that inhibit pilus biogenesis in E. coli. Bioorg Med Chem Lett 18, 3536-3540.