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Streptococcus mutans isolated from children with severe-early childhood caries form higher levels of persisters.

Bottner A, He RY, Sarbu A, Nainar SMH, Dufour D, Gong SG, Lévesque CM.

Arch Oral Biol. 2020 Feb;110:104601. doi: 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2019.104601. Epub 2019 Nov 5.


Complete Genome Sequence of Megaplasmid-Bearing Streptococcus salivarius Strain LAB813, Isolated from the Dental Plaque of a Caries-Free Child.

Gong SG, Chan Y, Lévesque CM.

Microbiol Resour Announc. 2019 Oct 10;8(41). pii: e01092-19. doi: 10.1128/MRA.01092-19.


The influence of substrate surface conditioning and biofilm age on the composition of Enterococcus faecalis biofilms.

Ali IAA, Cheung BPK, Yau JYY, Matinlinna JP, Lévesque CM, Belibasakis GN, Neelakantan P.

Int Endod J. 2020 Jan;53(1):53-61. doi: 10.1111/iej.13202. Epub 2019 Aug 31.


Complete Genome Sequence of Streptococcus mutans Strain LAB761, Which Harbors Several Bacteriocin Loci, Isolated from a Caries-Active Child in Canada.

Barbour A, He RY, Gong SG, Lévesque CM.

Microbiol Resour Announc. 2019 Jan 10;8(2). pii: e01483-18. doi: 10.1128/MRA.01483-18. eCollection 2019 Jan.


A tripartite toxin-antitoxin module induced by quorum sensing is associated with the persistence phenotype in Streptococcus mutans.

Dufour D, Mankovskaia A, Chan Y, Motavaze K, Gong SG, Lévesque CM.

Mol Oral Microbiol. 2018 Dec;33(6):420-429. doi: 10.1111/omi.12245. Epub 2018 Oct 24.


Profiling cytokine levels in chlorhexidine and EGCG-treated odontoblast-like cells.

Stavroullakis AT, Carrilho MR, Levesque CM, Prakki A.

Dent Mater. 2018 Jun;34(6):e107-e114. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2018 Feb 7.


Escape from the competence state in Streptococcus mutans is governed by the bacterial population density.

Dufour D, Villemin C, Perry JA, Lévesque CM.

Mol Oral Microbiol. 2016 Dec;31(6):501-514. doi: 10.1111/omi.12145. Epub 2015 Dec 16.


Death and survival in Streptococcus mutans: differing outcomes of a quorum-sensing signaling peptide.

Leung V, Dufour D, Lévesque CM.

Front Microbiol. 2015 Oct 23;6:1176. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.01176. eCollection 2015. Review.


The copYAZ Operon Functions in Copper Efflux, Biofilm Formation, Genetic Transformation, and Stress Tolerance in Streptococcus mutans.

Singh K, Senadheera DB, Lévesque CM, Cvitkovitch DG.

J Bacteriol. 2015 Aug 1;197(15):2545-57. doi: 10.1128/JB.02433-14. Epub 2015 May 26.


The formation of Streptococcus mutans persisters induced by the quorum-sensing peptide pheromone is affected by the LexA regulator.

Leung V, Ajdic D, Koyanagi S, Lévesque CM.

J Bacteriol. 2015 Mar;197(6):1083-94. doi: 10.1128/JB.02496-14. Epub 2015 Jan 12.


Anthocyanin incorporated dental copolymer: bacterial growth inhibition, mechanical properties, and compound release rates and stability by (1)h NMR.

Hrynash H, Pilly VK, Mankovskaia A, Xiong Y, Nogueira Filho G, Bresciani E, Lévesque CM, Prakki A.

Int J Dent. 2014;2014:289401. doi: 10.1155/2014/289401. Epub 2014 Feb 18.


Catechin-incorporated dental copolymers inhibit growth of Streptococcus mutans.

Mankovskaia A, Lévesque CM, Prakki A.

J Appl Oral Sci. 2013 Mar-Apr;21(2):203-7. doi: 10.1590/1678-7757201302430.


Bacterial behaviors associated with the quorum-sensing peptide pheromone ('alarmone') in streptococci.

Dufour D, Lévesque CM.

Future Microbiol. 2013 May;8(5):593-605. doi: 10.2217/fmb.13.23. Review.


Current guidelines for management of diabetes and hyperglycemia in the hospitalized patient.

Levesque CM.

Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2013 Mar;25(1):xi-xii. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2013.01.001. No abstract available.


Management of hypertension in patients with diabetes.

Levesque CM.

Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2013 Mar;25(1):71-91. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2012.11.008. Epub 2012 Nov 28. Review.


Use of insulin in the noncritically ill-hospitalized patients with hyperglycemia and diabetes.

Childers B, Levesque CM.

Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2013 Mar;25(1):55-70. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2012.11.002. Review.


Perioperative care of patients with diabetes.

Levesque CM.

Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2013 Mar;25(1):21-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2012.11.007. Epub 2012 Nov 28. Review.


Characterization of a Streptococcus mutans intergenic region containing a small toxic peptide and its cis-encoded antisense small RNA antitoxin.

Koyanagi S, Lévesque CM.

PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e54291. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054291. Epub 2013 Jan 11.


Cell death of Streptococcus mutans induced by a quorum-sensing peptide occurs via a conserved streptococcal autolysin.

Dufour D, Lévesque CM.

J Bacteriol. 2013 Jan;195(1):105-14. doi: 10.1128/JB.00926-12. Epub 2012 Oct 26.


Microbial biofilm proliferation within sealer-root dentin interfaces is affected by sealer type and aging period.

Roth KA, Friedman S, Lévesque CM, Basrani BR, Finer Y.

J Endod. 2012 Sep;38(9):1253-6. doi: 10.1016/j.joen.2012.05.014. Epub 2012 Jun 29.


Identification of a novel adhesin involved in acid-induced adhesion of enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157 : H7.

Chingcuanco F, Yu Y, Kus JV, Que L, Lackraj T, Lévesque CM, Barnett Foster D.

Microbiology. 2012 Sep;158(Pt 9):2399-2407. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.056374-0. Epub 2012 Jul 5.


Chromosomal bacterial type II toxin-antitoxin systems.

Syed MA, Lévesque CM.

Can J Microbiol. 2012 May;58(5):553-62. doi: 10.1139/w2012-025. Epub 2012 Apr 16. Review.


A stress-inducible quorum-sensing peptide mediates the formation of persister cells with noninherited multidrug tolerance.

Leung V, Lévesque CM.

J Bacteriol. 2012 May;194(9):2265-74. doi: 10.1128/JB.06707-11. Epub 2012 Feb 24.


TcyR regulates L-cystine uptake via the TcyABC transporter in Streptococcus mutans.

Kim J, Senadheera DB, Lévesque CM, Cvitkovitch DG.

FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2012 Mar;328(2):114-21. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2011.02492.x. Epub 2012 Jan 17.


Regulation of the competence pathway as a novel role associated with a streptococcal bacteriocin.

Dufour D, Cordova M, Cvitkovitch DG, Lévesque CM.

J Bacteriol. 2011 Dec;193(23):6552-9. doi: 10.1128/JB.05968-11. Epub 2011 Oct 7.


The chromosomal mazEF locus of Streptococcus mutans encodes a functional type II toxin-antitoxin addiction system.

Syed MA, Koyanagi S, Sharma E, Jobin MC, Yakunin AF, Lévesque CM.

J Bacteriol. 2011 Mar;193(5):1122-30. doi: 10.1128/JB.01114-10. Epub 2010 Dec 23.


Cell death in Streptococcus mutans biofilms: a link between CSP and extracellular DNA.

Perry JA, Cvitkovitch DG, Lévesque CM.

FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2009 Oct;299(2):261-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2009.01758.x. Epub 2009 Aug 18.


Peptide alarmone signalling triggers an auto-active bacteriocin necessary for genetic competence.

Perry JA, Jones MB, Peterson SN, Cvitkovitch DG, Lévesque CM.

Mol Microbiol. 2009 May;72(4):905-17. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2009.06693.x. Epub 2009 Apr 14.


The LiaFSR system regulates the cell envelope stress response in Streptococcus mutans.

Suntharalingam P, Senadheera MD, Mair RW, Lévesque CM, Cvitkovitch DG.

J Bacteriol. 2009 May;191(9):2973-84. doi: 10.1128/JB.01563-08. Epub 2009 Feb 27.


Involvement of Streptococcus mutans regulator RR11 in oxidative stress response during biofilm growth and in the development of genetic competence.

Perry JA, Lévesque CM, Suntharaligam P, Mair RW, Bu M, Cline RT, Peterson SN, Cvitkovitch DG.

Lett Appl Microbiol. 2008 Nov;47(5):439-44. doi: 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2008.02455.x.


The involvement of the pyruvate dehydrogenase E1alpha subunit, in Streptococcus mutans acid tolerance.

Korithoski B, Lévesque CM, Cvitkovitch DG.

FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2008 Dec;289(1):13-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2008.01351.x.


Autoinducer-2-regulated genes in Streptococcus mutans UA159 and global metabolic effect of the luxS mutation.

Sztajer H, Lemme A, Vilchez R, Schulz S, Geffers R, Yip CY, Levesque CM, Cvitkovitch DG, Wagner-Döbler I.

J Bacteriol. 2008 Jan;190(1):401-15. Epub 2007 Nov 2.


Systemic inactivation and phenotypic characterization of two-component systems in expression of Streptococcus mutans virulence properties.

Lévesque CM, Mair RW, Perry JA, Lau PC, Li YH, Cvitkovitch DG.

Lett Appl Microbiol. 2007 Oct;45(4):398-404.


Involvement of the detoxifying enzyme lactoylglutathione lyase in Streptococcus mutans aciduricity.

Korithoski B, Lévesque CM, Cvitkovitch DG.

J Bacteriol. 2007 Nov;189(21):7586-92. Epub 2007 Aug 24.


Characterization of Streptococcus thermophilus host range phage mutants.

Duplessis M, Lévesque CM, Moineau S.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006 Apr;72(4):3036-41.


Streptococcal viability and diminished stress tolerance in mutants lacking the signal recognition particle pathway or YidC2.

Hasona A, Crowley PJ, Levesque CM, Mair RW, Cvitkovitch DG, Bleiweis AS, Brady LJ.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Nov 29;102(48):17466-71. Epub 2005 Nov 17.


Peptide pheromone induced cell death of Streptococcus mutans.

Qi F, Kreth J, Lévesque CM, Kay O, Mair RW, Shi W, Cvitkovitch DG, Goodman SD.

FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2005 Oct 15;251(2):321-6.


Involvement of sortase anchoring of cell wall proteins in biofilm formation by Streptococcus mutans.

Lévesque CM, Voronejskaia E, Huang YC, Mair RW, Ellen RP, Cvitkovitch DG.

Infect Immun. 2005 Jun;73(6):3773-7.

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