Sort by
Items per page

Send to

Choose Destination

Search results

Items: 1 to 50 of 60


The Biology of Streptococcus mutans.

Lemos JA, Palmer SR, Zeng L, Wen ZT, Kajfasz JK, Freires IA, Abranches J, Brady LJ.

Microbiol Spectr. 2019 Jan;7(1). doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.GPP3-0051-2018.


Biology of Oral Streptococci.

Abranches J, Zeng L, Kajfasz JK, Palmer SR, Chakraborty B, Wen ZT, Richards VP, Brady LJ, Lemos JA.

Microbiol Spectr. 2018 Oct;6(5). doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.GPP3-0042-2018. Review.


CovR and VicRKX Regulate Transcription of the Collagen Binding Protein Cnm of Streptococcus mutans.

Araújo Alves L, Ganguly T, Mattos-Graner RO, Kajfasz J, Harth-Chu EN, Lemos JA, Abranches J.

J Bacteriol. 2018 Nov 6;200(23). pii: e00141-18. doi: 10.1128/JB.00141-18. Print 2018 Dec 1.


Disruption of a Novel Iron Transport System Reverses Oxidative Stress Phenotypes of a dpr Mutant Strain of Streptococcus mutans.

Ganguly T, Kajfasz JK, Miller JH, Rabinowitz E, Galvão LCC, Rosalen PL, Abranches J, Lemos JA.

J Bacteriol. 2018 Jun 25;200(14). pii: e00062-18. doi: 10.1128/JB.00062-18. Print 2018 Jul 15.


Characterization of the pgf operon involved in the posttranslational modification of Streptococcus mutans surface proteins.

Avilés-Reyes A, Freires IA, Besingi R, Purushotham S, Deivanayagam C, Brady LJ, Abranches J, Lemos JA.

Sci Rep. 2018 Mar 16;8(1):4705. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-23170-3.


Whole genome sequence and phenotypic characterization of a Cbm+ serotype e strain of Streptococcus mutans.

Avilés-Reyes A, Freires IA, Kajfasz JK, Barbieri D, Miller JH, Lemos JA, Abranches J.

Mol Oral Microbiol. 2018 Jun;33(3):257-269. doi: 10.1111/omi.12222. Epub 2018 Apr 17.


Transcriptome responses of Streptococcus mutans to peroxide stress: identification of novel antioxidant pathways regulated by Spx.

Kajfasz JK, Ganguly T, Hardin EL, Abranches J, Lemos JA.

Sci Rep. 2017 Nov 22;7(1):16018. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-16367-5.


Pro-inflammatory Analysis of Macrophages in Contact with Titanium Particles and Porphyromonas gingivalis.

Dodo CG, Meirelles L, Aviles-Reyes A, Ruiz KGS, Abranches J, Cury AADB.

Braz Dent J. 2017 Jul-Aug;28(4):428-434. doi: 10.1590/0103-6440201701382.


A New Perspective of an Old Villain: Revisiting Biomarkers of Caries Development.

Freires IA, Lemos JA, Abranches J.

EBioMedicine. 2017 Nov;25:14-15. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2017.10.022. Epub 2017 Oct 21. No abstract available.


The two-component system VicRK regulates functions associated with Streptococcus mutans resistance to complement immunity.

Alves LA, Harth-Chu EN, Palma TH, Stipp RN, Mariano FS, Höfling JF, Abranches J, Mattos-Graner RO.

Mol Oral Microbiol. 2017 Oct;32(5):419-431. doi: 10.1111/omi.12183. Epub 2017 May 25.


The CtsR regulator controls the expression of clpC, clpE and clpP and is required for the virulence of Enterococcus faecalis in an invertebrate model.

Cassenego AP, de Oliveira NE, Laport MS, Abranches J, Lemos JA, Giambiagi-deMarval M.

Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2016 Sep;109(9):1253-9. doi: 10.1007/s10482-016-0727-0. Epub 2016 Jul 8.


Heterologous expression of Streptococcus mutans Cnm in Lactococcus lactis promotes intracellular invasion, adhesion to human cardiac tissues and virulence.

Freires IA, Avilés-Reyes A, Kitten T, Simpson-Haidaris PJ, Swartz M, Knight PA, Rosalen PL, Lemos JA, Abranches J.

Virulence. 2017 Jan 2;8(1):18-29. doi: 10.1080/21505594.2016.1195538. Epub 2016 Jun 3.


Inactivation of the spxA1 or spxA2 gene of Streptococcus mutans decreases virulence in the rat caries model.

Galvão LC, Rosalen PL, Rivera-Ramos I, Franco GC, Kajfasz JK, Abranches J, Bueno-Silva B, Koo H, Lemos JA.

Mol Oral Microbiol. 2017 Apr;32(2):142-153. doi: 10.1111/omi.12160. Epub 2016 May 16.


Collagen-binding proteins of Streptococcus mutans and related streptococci.

Avilés-Reyes A, Miller JH, Lemos JA, Abranches J.

Mol Oral Microbiol. 2017 Apr;32(2):89-106. doi: 10.1111/omi.12158. Epub 2016 Apr 25. Review.


Transcriptional profile of glucose-shocked and acid-adapted strains of Streptococcus mutans.

Baker JL, Abranches J, Faustoferri RC, Hubbard CJ, Lemos JA, Courtney MA, Quivey R Jr.

Mol Oral Microbiol. 2015 Dec;30(6):496-517. doi: 10.1111/omi.12110. Epub 2015 Jul 2.


Transcriptional and Phenotypic Characterization of Novel Spx-Regulated Genes in Streptococcus mutans.

Galvão LC, Miller JH, Kajfasz JK, Scott-Anne K, Freires IA, Franco GC, Abranches J, Rosalen PL, Lemos JA.

PLoS One. 2015 Apr 23;10(4):e0124969. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124969. eCollection 2015.


Transcription of Oxidative Stress Genes Is Directly Activated by SpxA1 and, to a Lesser Extent, by SpxA2 in Streptococcus mutans.

Kajfasz JK, Rivera-Ramos I, Scott-Anne K, Gregoire S, Abranches J, Lemos JA.

J Bacteriol. 2015 Jul;197(13):2160-2170. doi: 10.1128/JB.00118-15. Epub 2015 Apr 20.


Lectin Binding Analysis of Streptococcus mutans Glycoproteins.

Avilés-Reyes A, Lemos JA, Abranches J.

Bio Protoc. 2015 Apr 5;5(7). pii: e1431. doi: 10.21769/BioProtoc.1431.


The collagen binding protein Cnm contributes to oral colonization and cariogenicity of Streptococcus mutans OMZ175.

Miller JH, Avilés-Reyes A, Scott-Anne K, Gregoire S, Watson GE, Sampson E, Progulske-Fox A, Koo H, Bowen WH, Lemos JA, Abranches J.

Infect Immun. 2015 May;83(5):2001-10. doi: 10.1128/IAI.03022-14. Epub 2015 Mar 2.


CD11c+CD123Low dendritic cell subset and the triad TNF-α/IL-17A/IFN-γ integrate mucosal and peripheral cellular responses in HIV patients with high-grade anal intraepithelial neoplasia: a systems biology approach.

Guimarães AG, da Costa AG, Martins-Filho OA, Pimentel JP, Zauli DA, Peruhype-Magalhães V, Teixeira-Carvalho A, Béla SR, Xavier MA, Coelho-Dos-Reis JG, Abranches JS, Guimarães JJ, Malheiro A, Ferreira LC.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2015 Feb 1;68(2):112-22. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000412.


Modification of Streptococcus mutans Cnm by PgfS contributes to adhesion, endothelial cell invasion, and virulence.

Avilés-Reyes A, Miller JH, Simpson-Haidaris PJ, Hagen FK, Abranches J, Lemos JA.

J Bacteriol. 2014 Aug;196(15):2789-97. doi: 10.1128/JB.01783-14. Epub 2014 May 16.


Cnm is a major virulence factor of invasive Streptococcus mutans and part of a conserved three-gene locus.

Avilés-Reyes A, Miller JH, Simpson-Haidaris PJ, Lemos JA, Abranches J.

Mol Oral Microbiol. 2014 Feb;29(1):11-23. doi: 10.1111/mom.12041. Epub 2013 Oct 30.


Basal levels of (p)ppGpp in Enterococcus faecalis: the magic beyond the stringent response.

Gaca AO, Kajfasz JK, Miller JH, Liu K, Wang JD, Abranches J, Lemos JA.

MBio. 2013 Sep 24;4(5):e00646-13. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00646-13.


The cell wall-targeting antibiotic stimulon of Enterococcus faecalis.

Abranches J, Tijerina P, Avilés-Reyes A, Gaca AO, Kajfasz JK, Lemos JA.

PLoS One. 2013 Jun 3;8(6):e64875. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064875. Print 2014.


Phenotypic heterogeneity of genomically-diverse isolates of Streptococcus mutans.

Palmer SR, Miller JH, Abranches J, Zeng L, Lefebure T, Richards VP, Lemos JA, Stanhope MJ, Burne RA.

PLoS One. 2013 Apr 16;8(4):e61358. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0061358. Print 2013. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2013;8(11). doi:10.1371/annotation/ffff8cd5-b8fa-4d3c-a993-e5169198f1e6.


Streptococcus mutans: a new Gram-positive paradigm?

Lemos JA, Quivey RG Jr, Koo H, Abranches J.

Microbiology. 2013 Mar;159(Pt 3):436-45. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.066134-0. Epub 2013 Feb 7. Review.


Psr is involved in regulation of glucan production, and double deficiency of BrpA and Psr is lethal in Streptococcus mutans.

Bitoun JP, Liao S, McKey BA, Yao X, Fan Y, Abranches J, Beatty WL, Wen ZT.

Microbiology. 2013 Mar;159(Pt 3):493-506. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.063032-0. Epub 2013 Jan 3.


Global transcriptional analysis of the stringent response in Enterococcus faecalis.

Gaca AO, Abranches J, Kajfasz JK, Lemos JA.

Microbiology. 2012 Aug;158(Pt 8):1994-2004. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.060236-0. Epub 2012 May 31.


The Spx regulator modulates stress responses and virulence in Enterococcus faecalis.

Kajfasz JK, Mendoza JE, Gaca AO, Miller JH, Koselny KA, Giambiagi-Demarval M, Wellington M, Abranches J, Lemos JA.

Infect Immun. 2012 Jul;80(7):2265-75. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00026-12. Epub 2012 Apr 16.


BrpA is involved in regulation of cell envelope stress responses in Streptococcus mutans.

Bitoun JP, Liao S, Yao X, Ahn SJ, Isoda R, Nguyen AH, Brady LJ, Burne RA, Abranches J, Wen ZT.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012 Apr;78(8):2914-22. doi: 10.1128/AEM.07823-11. Epub 2012 Feb 10.


Transcriptome analysis reveals that ClpXP proteolysis controls key virulence properties of Streptococcus mutans.

Kajfasz JK, Abranches J, Lemos JA.

Microbiology. 2011 Oct;157(Pt 10):2880-90. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.052407-0. Epub 2011 Aug 4.


The collagen-binding protein Cnm is required for Streptococcus mutans adherence to and intracellular invasion of human coronary artery endothelial cells.

Abranches J, Miller JH, Martinez AR, Simpson-Haidaris PJ, Burne RA, Lemos JA.

Infect Immun. 2011 Jun;79(6):2277-84. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00767-10. Epub 2011 Mar 21.


Transcriptome analysis of LuxS-deficient Streptococcus mutans grown in biofilms.

Wen ZT, Nguyen AH, Bitoun JP, Abranches J, Baker HV, Burne RA.

Mol Oral Microbiol. 2011 Feb;26(1):2-18. doi: 10.1111/j.2041-1014.2010.00581.x. Epub 2010 Nov 18.


clpB, a class III heat-shock gene regulated by CtsR, is involved in thermotolerance and virulence of Enterococcus faecalis.

de Oliveira NE, Abranches J, Gaca AO, Laport MS, Damaso CR, Bastos Mdo C, Lemos JA, Giambiagi-deMarval M.

Microbiology. 2011 Mar;157(Pt 3):656-65. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.041897-0. Epub 2010 Dec 9.


Characterization of the Streptococcus sobrinus acid-stress response by interspecies microarrays and proteomics.

Martinez AR, Abranches J, Kajfasz JK, Lemos JA.

Mol Oral Microbiol. 2010 Oct;25(5):331-42. doi: 10.1111/j.2041-1014.2010.00580.x.


Protocols to study the physiology of oral biofilms.

Lemos JA, Abranches J, Koo H, Marquis RE, Burne RA.

Methods Mol Biol. 2010;666:87-102. doi: 10.1007/978-1-60761-820-1_7.


Two Spx proteins modulate stress tolerance, survival, and virulence in Streptococcus mutans.

Kajfasz JK, Rivera-Ramos I, Abranches J, Martinez AR, Rosalen PL, Derr AM, Quivey RG, Lemos JA.

J Bacteriol. 2010 May;192(10):2546-56. doi: 10.1128/JB.00028-10. Epub 2010 Mar 16.


Opportunities for disrupting cariogenic biofilms.

Burne RA, Ahn SJ, Wen ZT, Zeng L, Lemos JA, Abranches J, Nascimento M.

Adv Dent Res. 2009;21(1):17-20. doi: 10.1177/0895937409335593. Epub 2009 Jul 31. No abstract available.


Inactivation of VicK affects acid production and acid survival of Streptococcus mutans.

Senadheera D, Krastel K, Mair R, Persadmehr A, Abranches J, Burne RA, Cvitkovitch DG.

J Bacteriol. 2009 Oct;191(20):6415-24. doi: 10.1128/JB.00793-09. Epub 2009 Aug 14.


Invasion of human coronary artery endothelial cells by Streptococcus mutans OMZ175.

Abranches J, Zeng L, Bélanger M, Rodrigues PH, Simpson-Haidaris PJ, Akin D, Dunn WA Jr, Progulske-Fox A, Burne RA.

Oral Microbiol Immunol. 2009 Apr;24(2):141-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-302X.2008.00487.x.


Role of Clp proteins in expression of virulence properties of Streptococcus mutans.

Kajfasz JK, Martinez AR, Rivera-Ramos I, Abranches J, Koo H, Quivey RG Jr, Lemos JA.

J Bacteriol. 2009 Apr;191(7):2060-8. doi: 10.1128/JB.01609-08. Epub 2009 Jan 30.


The molecular alarmone (p)ppGpp mediates stress responses, vancomycin tolerance, and virulence in Enterococcus faecalis.

Abranches J, Martinez AR, Kajfasz JK, Chávez V, Garsin DA, Lemos JA.

J Bacteriol. 2009 Apr;191(7):2248-56. doi: 10.1128/JB.01726-08. Epub 2009 Jan 23.


Global regulation by (p)ppGpp and CodY in Streptococcus mutans.

Lemos JA, Nascimento MM, Lin VK, Abranches J, Burne RA.

J Bacteriol. 2008 Aug;190(15):5291-9. doi: 10.1128/JB.00288-08. Epub 2008 Jun 6.


CcpA regulates central metabolism and virulence gene expression in Streptococcus mutans.

Abranches J, Nascimento MM, Zeng L, Browngardt CM, Wen ZT, Rivera MF, Burne RA.

J Bacteriol. 2008 Apr;190(7):2340-9. doi: 10.1128/JB.01237-07. Epub 2008 Jan 25.


Role of RelA of Streptococcus mutans in global control of gene expression.

Nascimento MM, Lemos JA, Abranches J, Lin VK, Burne RA.

J Bacteriol. 2008 Jan;190(1):28-36. Epub 2007 Oct 19.


Three gene products govern (p)ppGpp production by Streptococcus mutans.

Lemos JA, Lin VK, Nascimento MM, Abranches J, Burne RA.

Mol Microbiol. 2007 Sep;65(6):1568-81. Epub 2007 Aug 22.


Membrane composition changes and physiological adaptation by Streptococcus mutans signal recognition particle pathway mutants.

Hasona A, Zuobi-Hasona K, Crowley PJ, Abranches J, Ruelf MA, Bleiweis AS, Brady LJ.

J Bacteriol. 2007 Feb;189(4):1219-30. Epub 2006 Nov 3.


Osmotic stress responses of Streptococcus mutans UA159.

Abranches J, Lemos JA, Burne RA.

FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2006 Feb;255(2):240-6.


Influence of apigenin on gtf gene expression in Streptococcus mutans UA159.

Koo H, Seils J, Abranches J, Burne RA, Bowen WH, Quivey RG Jr.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2006 Feb;50(2):542-6.

Supplemental Content

Loading ...
Support Center