Sort by
Items per page

Send to

Choose Destination

Search results

Items: 1 to 50 of 111


Mutation in the C-di-AMP cyclase dacA affects fitness and resistance of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Dengler V, McCallum N, Kiefer P, Christen P, Patrignani A, Vorholt JA, Berger-Bächi B, Senn MM.

PLoS One. 2013 Aug 27;8(8):e73512. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073512. eCollection 2013.


Secretome analysis defines the major role of SecDF in Staphylococcus aureus virulence.

Quiblier C, Seidl K, Roschitzki B, Zinkernagel AS, Berger-Bächi B, Senn MM.

PLoS One. 2013 May 3;8(5):e63513. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0063513. Print 2013.


The Staphylococcus aureus Membrane Protein SA2056 Interacts with Peptidoglycan Synthesis Enzymes.

Quiblier C, Luczak-Kadlubowska A, Holdener E, Alborn D, Schneider T, Wiedemann I, Pinho MG, Sahl HG, Rohrer S, Berger-Bächi B, Senn MM.

Antibiotics (Basel). 2013 Jan 22;2(1):11-27. doi: 10.3390/antibiotics2010011.


Deletion of hypothetical wall teichoic acid ligases in Staphylococcus aureus activates the cell wall stress response.

Dengler V, Meier PS, Heusser R, Kupferschmied P, Fazekas J, Friebe S, Staufer SB, Majcherczyk PA, Moreillon P, Berger-Bächi B, McCallum N.

FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2012 Aug;333(2):109-20. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2012.02603.x. Epub 2012 Jun 18.


Opposing roles of σB and σB-controlled SpoVG in the global regulation of esxA in Staphylococcus aureus.

Schulthess B, Bloes DA, Berger-Bächi B.

BMC Microbiol. 2012 Jan 24;12:17. doi: 10.1186/1471-2180-12-17.


The σB-dependent yabJ-spoVG operon is involved in the regulation of extracellular nuclease, lipase, and protease expression in Staphylococcus aureus.

Schulthess B, Bloes DA, François P, Girard M, Schrenzel J, Bischoff M, Berger-Bächi B.

J Bacteriol. 2011 Sep;193(18):4954-62. doi: 10.1128/JB.05362-11. Epub 2011 Jul 1.


LytR-CpsA-Psr proteins in Staphylococcus aureus display partial functional redundancy and the deletion of all three severely impairs septum placement and cell separation.

Over B, Heusser R, McCallum N, Schulthess B, Kupferschmied P, Gaiani JM, Sifri CD, Berger-Bächi B, Stutzmann Meier P.

FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2011 Jul;320(2):142-51. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2011.02303.x. Epub 2011 May 23.


Contribution of SecDF to Staphylococcus aureus resistance and expression of virulence factors.

Quiblier C, Zinkernagel AS, Schuepbach RA, Berger-Bächi B, Senn MM.

BMC Microbiol. 2011 Apr 12;11:72. doi: 10.1186/1471-2180-11-72.


Induction kinetics of the Staphylococcus aureus cell wall stress stimulon in response to different cell wall active antibiotics.

Dengler V, Meier PS, Heusser R, Berger-Bächi B, McCallum N.

BMC Microbiol. 2011 Jan 20;11:16. doi: 10.1186/1471-2180-11-16.


Mutational analyses of open reading frames within the vraSR operon and their roles in the cell wall stress response of Staphylococcus aureus.

McCallum N, Meier PS, Heusser R, Berger-Bächi B.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2011 Apr;55(4):1391-402. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01213-10. Epub 2011 Jan 10.


Transcriptional profiling of XdrA, a new regulator of spa transcription in Staphylococcus aureus.

McCallum N, Hinds J, Ender M, Berger-Bächi B, Stutzmann Meier P.

J Bacteriol. 2010 Oct;192(19):5151-64. doi: 10.1128/JB.00491-10. Epub 2010 Jul 30.


Regulation of antibiotic resistance in Staphylococcus aureus.

McCallum N, Berger-Bächi B, Senn MM.

Int J Med Microbiol. 2010 Feb;300(2-3):118-29. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmm.2009.08.015. Epub 2009 Oct 2. Review.


Zif, the zoocin A immunity factor, is a FemABX-like immunity protein with a novel mode of action.

Gargis SR, Gargis AS, Heath HE, Heath LS, LeBlanc PA, Senn MM, Berger-Bächi B, Simmonds RS, Sloan GL.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009 Oct;75(19):6205-10. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01011-09. Epub 2009 Aug 14.


MsrR contributes to cell surface characteristics and virulence in Staphylococcus aureus.

Hübscher J, McCallum N, Sifri CD, Majcherczyk PA, Entenza JM, Heusser R, Berger-Bächi B, Stutzmann Meier P.

FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2009 Jun;295(2):251-60. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2009.01603.x. Epub 2009 May 1.


Effect of a glucose impulse on the CcpA regulon in Staphylococcus aureus.

Seidl K, Müller S, François P, Kriebitzsch C, Schrenzel J, Engelmann S, Bischoff M, Berger-Bächi B.

BMC Microbiol. 2009 May 18;9:95. doi: 10.1186/1471-2180-9-95.


Functional characterization of the sigmaB-dependent yabJ-spoVG operon in Staphylococcus aureus: role in methicillin and glycopeptide resistance.

Schulthess B, Meier S, Homerova D, Goerke C, Wolz C, Kormanec J, Berger-Bächi B, Bischoff M.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2009 May;53(5):1832-9. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01255-08. Epub 2009 Feb 17.


A novel DNA-binding protein modulating methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus.

Ender M, Berger-Bächi B, McCallum N.

BMC Microbiol. 2009 Jan 27;9:15. doi: 10.1186/1471-2180-9-15.


Phylogenetic distribution and membrane topology of the LytR-CpsA-Psr protein family.

Hübscher J, Lüthy L, Berger-Bächi B, Stutzmann Meier P.

BMC Genomics. 2008 Dec 19;9:617. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-9-617.


Variability of SCCmec in the Zurich area.

Ender M, Burger S, Sokoli A, Zbinden R, Berger-Bächi B, Heusser R, Senn MM, McCallum N.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Jun;28(6):647-53. doi: 10.1007/s10096-008-0663-7. Epub 2008 Nov 26.


Comparison of adhesion and virulence of two predominant hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clones and clonal methicillin-susceptible S. aureus isolates.

Karauzum H, Ferry T, de Bentzmann S, Lina G, Bes M, Vandenesch F, Schmaler M, Berger-Bächi B, Etienne J, Landmann R.

Infect Immun. 2008 Nov;76(11):5133-8. doi: 10.1128/IAI.01697-07. Epub 2008 Sep 8.


CcpA mediates the catabolite repression of tst in Staphylococcus aureus.

Seidl K, Bischoff M, Berger-Bächi B.

Infect Immun. 2008 Nov;76(11):5093-9. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00724-08. Epub 2008 Aug 18.


Impact of mecA promoter mutations on mecA expression and beta-lactam resistance levels.

Ender M, McCallum N, Berger-Bächi B.

Int J Med Microbiol. 2008 Oct;298(7-8):607-17. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmm.2008.01.015. Epub 2008 May 5. Erratum in: Int J Med Microbiol. 2009 Aug;299(6):465.


Staphylococcus aureus CcpA affects biofilm formation.

Seidl K, Goerke C, Wolz C, Mack D, Berger-Bächi B, Bischoff M.

Infect Immun. 2008 May;76(5):2044-50. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00035-08. Epub 2008 Mar 17.


Evaluation of Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy for the rapid identification of glycopeptide-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus.

Amiali NM, Mulvey MR, Berger-Bächi B, Sedman J, Simor AE, Ismail AA.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2008 Jan;61(1):95-102. Epub 2007 Oct 24.


Living with an imperfect cell wall: compensation of femAB inactivation in Staphylococcus aureus.

Hübscher J, Jansen A, Kotte O, Schäfer J, Majcherczyk PA, Harris LG, Bierbaum G, Heinemann M, Berger-Bächi B.

BMC Genomics. 2007 Sep 4;8:307.


Functional characterization of TcaA: minimal requirement for teicoplanin susceptibility and role in Caenorhabditis elegans virulence.

McCallum N, Brassinga AK, Sifri CD, Berger-Bächi B.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2007 Nov;51(11):3836-43. Epub 2007 Aug 20.


sigmaB and the sigmaB-dependent arlRS and yabJ-spoVG loci affect capsule formation in Staphylococcus aureus.

Meier S, Goerke C, Wolz C, Seidl K, Homerova D, Schulthess B, Kormanec J, Berger-Bächi B, Bischoff M.

Infect Immun. 2007 Sep;75(9):4562-71. Epub 2007 Jul 16.


Variability in SCCmecN1 spreading among injection drug users in Zurich, Switzerland.

Ender M, Berger-Bächi B, McCallum N.

BMC Microbiol. 2007 Jul 2;7:62.


Comparative genomics and DNA array-based genotyping of pandemic Staphylococcus aureus strains encoding Panton-Valentine leukocidin.

Monecke S, Berger-Bächi B, Coombs G, Holmes A, Kay I, Kearns A, Linde HJ, O'Brien F, Slickers P, Ehricht R.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2007 Mar;13(3):236-49.


Fitness cost of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by way of continuous culture.

Lee SM, Ender M, Adhikari R, Smith JM, Berger-Bächi B, Cook GM.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2007 Apr;51(4):1497-9. Epub 2007 Feb 5.


Muropeptide modification-amidation of peptidoglycan D-glutamate does not affect the proinflammatory activity of Staphylococcus aureus.

Kraus D, Kalbacher H, Buschmann J, Berger-Bächi B, Götz F, Peschel A.

Infect Immun. 2007 Apr;75(4):2084-7. Epub 2007 Jan 29.


Role of fem factors in methicillin resistance.

Berger-Bächi B, Tschierske M.

Drug Resist Updat. 1998;1(5):325-35.


Mosaic staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec containing two recombinase loci and a new mec complex, B2.

Heusser R, Ender M, Berger-Bächi B, McCallum N.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2007 Jan;51(1):390-3. Epub 2006 Nov 6.


Strain dependence of the cell wall-damage induced stimulon in Staphylococcus aureus.

McCallum N, Spehar G, Bischoff M, Berger-Bächi B.

Biochim Biophys Acta. 2006 Oct;1760(10):1475-81. Epub 2006 Jul 1.


In vivo survival of teicoplanin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and fitness cost of teicoplanin resistance.

McCallum N, Karauzum H, Getzmann R, Bischoff M, Majcherczyk P, Berger-Bächi B, Landmann R.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2006 Jul;50(7):2352-60.


State of the knowledge of bacterial resistance.

Berger-Bächi B, McCallum N.

Injury. 2006 May;37 Suppl 2:S20-5.


Staphylococcus aureus CcpA affects virulence determinant production and antibiotic resistance.

Seidl K, Stucki M, Ruegg M, Goerke C, Wolz C, Harris L, Berger-Bächi B, Bischoff M.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2006 Apr;50(4):1183-94.


Molecular analysis and organization of the sigmaB operon in Staphylococcus aureus.

Senn MM, Giachino P, Homerova D, Steinhuber A, Strassner J, Kormanec J, Flückiger U, Berger-Bächi B, Bischoff M.

J Bacteriol. 2005 Dec;187(23):8006-19.


sigmaB activity in a Staphylococcus aureus hemB mutant.

Senn MM, Bischoff M, von Eiff C, Berger-Bächi B.

J Bacteriol. 2005 Nov;187(21):7397-406.


Staphylococcus aureus DsbA is a membrane-bound lipoprotein with thiol-disulfide oxidoreductase activity.

Dumoulin A, Grauschopf U, Bischoff M, Thöny-Meyer L, Berger-Bächi B.

Arch Microbiol. 2005 Nov;184(2):117-28. Epub 2005 Oct 21.


Rapidly destructive Staphylococcus epidermidis endocarditis.

Zinkernagel AS, Speck RF, Ruef C, Zingg W, Berger-Bachi B, Springer B.

Infection. 2005 Jun;33(3):148-50.


Role of sigmaB in the expression of Staphylococcus aureus cell wall adhesins ClfA and FnbA and contribution to infectivity in a rat model of experimental endocarditis.

Entenza JM, Moreillon P, Senn MM, Kormanec J, Dunman PM, Berger-Bächi B, Projan S, Bischoff M.

Infect Immun. 2005 Feb;73(2):990-8.


The gate controlling cell wall synthesis in Staphylococcus aureus.

Komatsuzawa H, Fujiwara T, Nishi H, Yamada S, Ohara M, McCallum N, Berger-Bächi B, Sugai M.

Mol Microbiol. 2004 Aug;53(4):1221-31.


Vancomycin-induced deletion of the methicillin resistance gene mecA in Staphylococcus aureus.

Adhikari RP, Scales GC, Kobayashi K, Smith JM, Berger-Bächi B, Cook GM.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2004 Aug;54(2):360-3. Epub 2004 Jul 8.


In vitro assembly of a complete, pentaglycine interpeptide bridge containing cell wall precursor (lipid II-Gly5) of Staphylococcus aureus.

Schneider T, Senn MM, Berger-Bächi B, Tossi A, Sahl HG, Wiedemann I.

Mol Microbiol. 2004 Jul;53(2):675-85.


Microarray-based analysis of the Staphylococcus aureus sigmaB regulon.

Bischoff M, Dunman P, Kormanec J, Macapagal D, Murphy E, Mounts W, Berger-Bächi B, Projan S.

J Bacteriol. 2004 Jul;186(13):4085-99.


Fitness cost of SCCmec and methicillin resistance levels in Staphylococcus aureus.

Ender M, McCallum N, Adhikari R, Berger-Bächi B.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2004 Jun;48(6):2295-7.


tcaA inactivation increases glycopeptide resistance in Staphylococcus aureus.

Maki H, McCallum N, Bischoff M, Wada A, Berger-Bächi B.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2004 Jun;48(6):1953-9.


TcaR, a putative MarR-like regulator of sarS expression.

McCallum N, Bischoff M, Maki H, Wada A, Berger-Bächi B.

J Bacteriol. 2004 May;186(10):2966-72.

Supplemental Content

Loading ...
Support Center