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The Monothiol Glutaredoxin Grx4 Regulates Iron Homeostasis and Virulence in Cryptococcus neoformans.

Attarian R, Hu G, Sánchez-León E, Caza M, Croll D, Do E, Bach H, Missall T, Lodge J, Jung WH, Kronstad JW.

MBio. 2018 Dec 4;9(6). pii: e02377-18. doi: 10.1128/mBio.02377-18.


Role of clathrin-mediated endocytosis in the use of heme and hemoglobin by the fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans.

Bairwa G, Caza M, Horianopoulos L, Hu G, Kronstad J.

Cell Microbiol. 2018 Oct 6:e12961. doi: 10.1111/cmi.12961. [Epub ahead of print]


The Sec1/Munc18 (SM) protein Vps45 is involved in iron uptake, mitochondrial function and virulence in the pathogenic fungus Cryptococcus neoformans.

Caza M, Hu G, Nielson ED, Cho M, Jung WH, Kronstad JW.

PLoS Pathog. 2018 Aug 2;14(8):e1007220. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1007220. eCollection 2018 Aug.


ATG Genes Influence the Virulence of Cryptococcus neoformans through Contributions beyond Core Autophagy Functions.

Ding H, Caza M, Dong Y, Arif AA, Horianopoulos LC, Hu G, Johnson P, Kronstad JW.

Infect Immun. 2018 Aug 22;86(9). pii: e00069-18. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00069-18. Print 2018 Sep.


Vacuolar zinc transporter Zrc1 is required for detoxification of excess intracellular zinc in the human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans.

Cho M, Hu G, Caza M, Horianopoulos LC, Kronstad JW, Jung WH.

J Microbiol. 2018 Jan;56(1):65-71. doi: 10.1007/s12275-018-7475-y. Epub 2018 Jan 4.


A P4-ATPase subunit of the Cdc50 family plays a role in iron acquisition and virulence in Cryptococcus neoformans.

Hu G, Caza M, Bakkeren E, Kretschmer M, Bairwa G, Reiner E, Kronstad J.

Cell Microbiol. 2017 Jun;19(6). doi: 10.1111/cmi.12718. Epub 2017 Jan 23.


The lysine biosynthetic enzyme Lys4 influences iron metabolism, mitochondrial function and virulence in Cryptococcus neoformans.

Do E, Park M, Hu G, Caza M, Kronstad JW, Jung WH.

Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2016 Sep 2;477(4):706-711. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2016.06.123. Epub 2016 Jun 25.


The Zinc Finger Protein Mig1 Regulates Mitochondrial Function and Azole Drug Susceptibility in the Pathogenic Fungus Cryptococcus neoformans.

Caza M, Hu G, Price M, Perfect JR, Kronstad JW.

mSphere. 2016 Jan 13;1(1). pii: e00080-15. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00080-15. eCollection 2016 Jan-Feb.


The ZIP family zinc transporters support the virulence of Cryptococcus neoformans.

Do E, Hu G, Caza M, Kronstad JW, Jung WH.

Med Mycol. 2016 Aug 1;54(6):605-15. doi: 10.1093/mmy/myw013. Epub 2016 Apr 26.


Analysis of the Protein Kinase A-Regulated Proteome of Cryptococcus neoformans Identifies a Role for the Ubiquitin-Proteasome Pathway in Capsule Formation.

Geddes JM, Caza M, Croll D, Stoynov N, Foster LJ, Kronstad JW.

MBio. 2016 Jan 12;7(1):e01862-15. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01862-15.


Secretome profiling of Cryptococcus neoformans reveals regulation of a subset of virulence-associated proteins and potential biomarkers by protein kinase A.

Geddes JM, Croll D, Caza M, Stoynov N, Foster LJ, Kronstad JW.

BMC Microbiol. 2015 Oct 9;15:206. doi: 10.1186/s12866-015-0532-3.


The endosomal sorting complex required for transport machinery influences haem uptake and capsule elaboration in Cryptococcus neoformans.

Hu G, Caza M, Cadieux B, Bakkeren E, Do E, Jung WH, Kronstad JW.

Mol Microbiol. 2015 Jun;96(5):973-92. doi: 10.1111/mmi.12985. Epub 2015 Mar 28.


Leu1 plays a role in iron metabolism and is required for virulence in Cryptococcus neoformans.

Do E, Hu G, Caza M, Oliveira D, Kronstad JW, Jung WH.

Fungal Genet Biol. 2015 Feb;75:11-9. doi: 10.1016/j.fgb.2014.12.006. Epub 2014 Dec 29.


The small RNA RyhB contributes to siderophore production and virulence of uropathogenic Escherichia coli.

Porcheron G, Habib R, Houle S, Caza M, Lépine F, Daigle F, Massé E, Dozois CM.

Infect Immun. 2014 Dec;82(12):5056-68. doi: 10.1128/IAI.02287-14. Epub 2014 Sep 22.


Defects in phosphate acquisition and storage influence virulence of Cryptococcus neoformans.

Kretschmer M, Reiner E, Hu G, Tam N, Oliveira DL, Caza M, Yeon JH, Kim J, Kastrup CJ, Jung WH, Kronstad JW.

Infect Immun. 2014 Jul;82(7):2697-712. doi: 10.1128/IAI.01607-14. Epub 2014 Apr 7.


Shared and distinct mechanisms of iron acquisition by bacterial and fungal pathogens of humans.

Caza M, Kronstad JW.

Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2013 Nov 19;3:80. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2013.00080. eCollection 2013. Review.


Cryptococcus neoformans requires the ESCRT protein Vps23 for iron acquisition from heme, for capsule formation, and for virulence.

Hu G, Caza M, Cadieux B, Chan V, Liu V, Kronstad J.

Infect Immun. 2013 Jan;81(1):292-302. doi: 10.1128/IAI.01037-12. Epub 2012 Nov 6.


A defect in ATP-citrate lyase links acetyl-CoA production, virulence factor elaboration and virulence in Cryptococcus neoformans.

Griffiths EJ, Hu G, Fries B, Caza M, Wang J, Gsponer J, Gates-Hollingsworth MA, Kozel TR, De Repentigny L, Kronstad JW.

Mol Microbiol. 2012 Dec;86(6):1404-23. doi: 10.1111/mmi.12065. Epub 2012 Nov 1.


Adaptation of Cryptococcus neoformans to mammalian hosts: integrated regulation of metabolism and virulence.

Kronstad J, Saikia S, Nielson ED, Kretschmer M, Jung W, Hu G, Geddes JM, Griffiths EJ, Choi J, Cadieux B, Caza M, Attarian R.

Eukaryot Cell. 2012 Feb;11(2):109-18. doi: 10.1128/EC.05273-11. Epub 2011 Dec 2. Review.


The Ins and Outs of siderophore mediated iron uptake by extra-intestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli.

Garénaux A, Caza M, Dozois CM.

Vet Microbiol. 2011 Nov 21;153(1-2):89-98. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2011.05.023. Epub 2011 Jun 6. Review.


Klebsiella pneumoniae yersiniabactin promotes respiratory tract infection through evasion of lipocalin 2.

Bachman MA, Oyler JE, Burns SH, Caza M, Lépine F, Dozois CM, Weiser JN.

Infect Immun. 2011 Aug;79(8):3309-16. doi: 10.1128/IAI.05114-11. Epub 2011 May 16.


Secretion, but not overall synthesis, of catecholate siderophores contributes to virulence of extraintestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli.

Caza M, Lépine F, Dozois CM.

Mol Microbiol. 2011 Apr;80(1):266-82. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2011.07570.x. Epub 2011 Feb 24.


A small RNA promotes siderophore production through transcriptional and metabolic remodeling.

Salvail H, Lanthier-Bourbonnais P, Sobota JM, Caza M, Benjamin JA, Mendieta ME, Lépine F, Dozois CM, Imlay J, Massé E.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Aug 24;107(34):15223-8. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1007805107. Epub 2010 Aug 9.


Specific roles of the iroBCDEN genes in virulence of an avian pathogenic Escherichia coli O78 strain and in production of salmochelins.

Caza M, Lépine F, Milot S, Dozois CM.

Infect Immun. 2008 Aug;76(8):3539-49. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00455-08. Epub 2008 Jun 9.


Contribution of the SitABCD, MntH, and FeoB metal transporters to the virulence of avian pathogenic Escherichia coli O78 strain chi7122.

Sabri M, Caza M, Proulx J, Lymberopoulos MH, Brée A, Moulin-Schouleur M, Curtiss R 3rd, Dozois CM.

Infect Immun. 2008 Feb;76(2):601-11. Epub 2007 Nov 19.


Inactivation of the pst system reduces the virulence of an avian pathogenic Escherichia coli O78 strain.

Lamarche MG, Dozois CM, Daigle F, Caza M, Curtiss R 3rd, Dubreuil JD, Harel J.

Infect Immun. 2005 Jul;73(7):4138-45.

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