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The rsmS (ybaM) mutation causes bypass suppression of the RsmAB post-transcriptional virulence regulation system in enterobacterial phytopathogens.

Monson RE, Apagyi K, Bowden SD, Simpson N, Williamson NR, Cubitt MF, Harris S, Toth IK, Salmond GPC.

Sci Rep. 2019 Mar 14;9(1):4525. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-40970-3.


Threat of establishment of non-indigenous potato blackleg and tuber soft rot pathogens in Great Britain under climate change.

Skelsey P, Humphris SN, Campbell EJ, Toth IK.

PLoS One. 2018 Oct 12;13(10):e0205711. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0205711. eCollection 2018.


Mobilization of horizontally acquired island 2 is induced in planta in the phytopathogen Pectobacterium atrosepticum SCRI1043 and involves the putative relaxase ECA0613 and quorum sensing.

Vanga BR, Ramakrishnan P, Butler RC, Toth IK, Ronson CW, Jacobs JM, Pitman AR.

Environ Microbiol. 2015 Nov;17(11):4730-44. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13024. Epub 2015 Sep 16.


Detection of the Bacterial Potato Pathogens Pectobacterium and Dickeya spp. Using Conventional and Real-Time PCR.

Humphris SN, Cahill G, Elphinstone JG, Kelly R, Parkinson NM, Pritchard L, Toth IK, Saddler GS.

Methods Mol Biol. 2015;1302:1-16. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2620-6_1.


Pantoea ananatis Utilizes a Type VI Secretion System for Pathogenesis and Bacterial Competition.

Shyntum DY, Theron J, Venter SN, Moleleki LN, Toth IK, Coutinho TA.

Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2015 Apr;28(4):420-31. doi: 10.1094/MPMI-07-14-0219-R.


Escherichia coli common pilus (ECP) targets arabinosyl residues in plant cell walls to mediate adhesion to fresh produce plants.

Rossez Y, Holmes A, Lodberg-Pedersen H, Birse L, Marshall J, Willats WG, Toth IK, Holden NJ.

J Biol Chem. 2014 Dec 5;289(49):34349-65. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M114.587717. Epub 2014 Oct 15.


Analysis of the Pantoea ananatis pan-genome reveals factors underlying its ability to colonize and interact with plant, insect and vertebrate hosts.

De Maayer P, Chan WY, Rubagotti E, Venter SN, Toth IK, Birch PR, Coutinho TA.

BMC Genomics. 2014 May 27;15:404. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-404.


Comprehensive overexpression analysis of cyclic-di-GMP signalling proteins in the phytopathogen Pectobacterium atrosepticum reveals diverse effects on motility and virulence phenotypes.

Tan H, West JA, Ramsay JP, Monson RE, Griffin JL, Toth IK, Salmond GP.

Microbiology. 2014 Jul;160(Pt 7):1427-39. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.076828-0. Epub 2014 Apr 23.


Draft genome sequences of 17 isolates of the plant pathogenic bacterium dickeya.

Pritchard L, Humphris S, Saddler GS, Elphinstone JG, Pirhonen M, Toth IK.

Genome Announc. 2013 Nov 21;1(6). pii: e00978-13. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00978-13.


Dickeya solani sp. nov., a pectinolytic plant-pathogenic bacterium isolated from potato (Solanum tuberosum).

van der Wolf JM, Nijhuis EH, Kowalewska MJ, Saddler GS, Parkinson N, Elphinstone JG, Pritchard L, Toth IK, Lojkowska E, Potrykus M, Waleron M, de Vos P, Cleenwerck I, Pirhonen M, Garlant L, Hélias V, Pothier JF, Pflüger V, Duffy B, Tsror L, Manulis S.

Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2014 Mar;64(Pt 3):768-74. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.052944-0. Epub 2013 Nov 13.


Flagella interact with ionic plant lipids to mediate adherence of pathogenic Escherichia coli to fresh produce plants.

Rossez Y, Holmes A, Wolfson EB, Gally DL, Mahajan A, Pedersen HL, Willats WG, Toth IK, Holden NJ.

Environ Microbiol. 2014 Jul;16(7):2181-95. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12315. Epub 2013 Nov 12.


The endophytic lifestyle of Escherichia coli O157:H7: quantification and internal localization in roots.

Wright KM, Chapman S, McGeachy K, Humphris S, Campbell E, Toth IK, Holden NJ.

Phytopathology. 2013 Apr;103(4):333-40. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-08-12-0209-FI.


A metabolic regulator modulates virulence and quorum sensing signal production in Pectobacterium atrosepticum.

Cubitt MF, Hedley PE, Williamson NR, Morris JA, Campbell E, Toth IK, Salmond GP.

Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2013 Mar;26(3):356-66. doi: 10.1094/MPMI-09-12-0210-R.


Climate Change and Defense against Pathogens in Plants.

Newton AC, Torrance L, Holden N, Toth IK, Cooke DE, Blok V, Gilroy EM.

Adv Appl Microbiol. 2012;81:89-132. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-394382-8.00003-4. Review.


Inactivation of PbTopo IIIβ causes hyper-excision of the Pathogenicity Island HAI2 resulting in reduced virulence of Pectobacterium atrosepticum.

Vanga BR, Butler RC, Toth IK, Ronson CW, Pitman AR.

Mol Microbiol. 2012 May;84(4):648-63. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2012.08050.x. Epub 2012 Apr 24.


Alignment-free design of highly discriminatory diagnostic primer sets for Escherichia coli O104:H4 outbreak strains.

Pritchard L, Holden NJ, Bielaszewska M, Karch H, Toth IK.

PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e34498. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0034498. Epub 2012 Apr 5.


A multi-repeat adhesin of the phytopathogen, Pectobacterium atrosepticum, is secreted by a Type I pathway and is subject to complex regulation involving a non-canonical diguanylate cyclase.

Pérez-Mendoza D, Coulthurst SJ, Humphris S, Campbell E, Welch M, Toth IK, Salmond GP.

Mol Microbiol. 2011 Nov;82(3):719-33. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2011.07849.x. Epub 2011 Oct 12.


Genetic characterization of the HrpL regulon of the fire blight pathogen Erwinia amylovora reveals novel virulence factors.

McNally RR, Toth IK, Cock PJ, Pritchard L, Hedley PE, Morris JA, Zhao Y, Sundin GW.

Mol Plant Pathol. 2012 Feb;13(2):160-73. doi: 10.1111/j.1364-3703.2011.00738.x. Epub 2011 Aug 10.


Genome-wide identification of HrpL-regulated genes in the necrotrophic phytopathogen Dickeya dadantii 3937.

Yang S, Peng Q, Zhang Q, Zou L, Li Y, Robert C, Pritchard L, Liu H, Hovey R, Wang Q, Birch P, Toth IK, Yang CH.

PLoS One. 2010 Oct 19;5(10):e13472. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0013472.


Reverse engineering gene regulatory networks related to quorum sensing in the plant pathogen Pectobacterium atrosepticum.

Lin K, Husmeier D, Dondelinger F, Mayer CD, Liu H, Prichard L, Salmond GP, Toth IK, Birch PR.

Methods Mol Biol. 2010;673:253-81. doi: 10.1007/978-1-60761-842-3_17.


Genome sequence of Pantoea ananatis LMG20103, the causative agent of Eucalyptus blight and dieback.

De Maayer P, Chan WY, Venter SN, Toth IK, Birch PR, Joubert F, Coutinho TA.

J Bacteriol. 2010 Jun;192(11):2936-7. doi: 10.1128/JB.00060-10. Epub 2010 Mar 26.


Microarray comparative genomic hybridisation analysis incorporating genomic organisation, and application to enterobacterial plant pathogens.

Pritchard L, Liu H, Booth C, Douglas E, François P, Schrenzel J, Hedley PE, Birch PR, Toth IK.

PLoS Comput Biol. 2009 Aug;5(8):e1000473. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000473. Epub 2009 Aug 21.


Mutagenesis and functional characterization of the RNA and protein components of the toxIN abortive infection and toxin-antitoxin locus of Erwinia.

Blower TR, Fineran PC, Johnson MJ, Toth IK, Humphreys DP, Salmond GP.

J Bacteriol. 2009 Oct;191(19):6029-39. doi: 10.1128/JB.00720-09. Epub 2009 Jul 24.


Use of quantitative molecular diagnostic assays to investigate fusarium dry rot in potato stocks and soil.

Cullen DW, Toth IK, Pitkin Y, Boonham N, Walsh K, Barker I, Lees AK.

Phytopathology. 2005 Dec;95(12):1462-71. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-95-1462.


Quorum sensing coordinates brute force and stealth modes of infection in the plant pathogen Pectobacterium atrosepticum.

Liu H, Coulthurst SJ, Pritchard L, Hedley PE, Ravensdale M, Humphris S, Burr T, Takle G, Brurberg MB, Birch PR, Salmond GP, Toth IK.

PLoS Pathog. 2008 Jun 20;4(6):e1000093. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000093.


DsbA plays a critical and multifaceted role in the production of secreted virulence factors by the phytopathogen Erwinia carotovora subsp. atroseptica.

Coulthurst SJ, Lilley KS, Hedley PE, Liu H, Toth IK, Salmond GP.

J Biol Chem. 2008 Aug 29;283(35):23739-53. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M801829200. Epub 2008 Jun 18.


A translocation signal for delivery of oomycete effector proteins into host plant cells.

Whisson SC, Boevink PC, Moleleki L, Avrova AO, Morales JG, Gilroy EM, Armstrong MR, Grouffaud S, van West P, Chapman S, Hein I, Toth IK, Pritchard L, Birch PR.

Nature. 2007 Nov 1;450(7166):115-8. Epub 2007 Sep 30.


Efflux pump gene expression in Erwinia chrysanthemi is induced by exposure to phenolic acids.

Ravirala RS, Barabote RD, Wheeler DM, Reverchon S, Tatum O, Malouf J, Liu H, Pritchard L, Hedley PE, Birch PR, Toth IK, Payton P, San Francisco MJ.

Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2007 Mar;20(3):313-20.


Comparative genomics reveals what makes an enterobacterial plant pathogen.

Toth IK, Pritchard L, Birch PR.

Annu Rev Phytopathol. 2006;44:305-36. Review.


GenomeDiagram: a python package for the visualization of large-scale genomic data.

Pritchard L, White JA, Birch PR, Toth IK.

Bioinformatics. 2006 Mar 1;22(5):616-7. Epub 2005 Dec 23.


Rotting softly and stealthily.

Toth IK, Birch PR.

Curr Opin Plant Biol. 2005 Aug;8(4):424-9. Review.


Novel quorum-sensing-controlled genes in Erwinia carotovora subsp. carotovora: identification of a fungal elicitor homologue in a soft-rotting bacterium.

Pemberton CL, Whitehead NA, Sebaihia M, Bell KS, Hyman LJ, Harris SJ, Matlin AJ, Robson ND, Birch PR, Carr JP, Toth IK, Salmond GP.

Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2005 Apr;18(4):343-53.


Potato plants genetically modified to produce N-acylhomoserine lactones increase susceptibility to soft rot erwiniae.

Toth IK, Newton JA, Hyman LJ, Lees AK, Daykin M, Ortori C, Williams P, Fray RG.

Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2004 Aug;17(8):880-7.


Genome sequence of the enterobacterial phytopathogen Erwinia carotovora subsp. atroseptica and characterization of virulence factors.

Bell KS, Sebaihia M, Pritchard L, Holden MT, Hyman LJ, Holeva MC, Thomson NR, Bentley SD, Churcher LJ, Mungall K, Atkin R, Bason N, Brooks K, Chillingworth T, Clark K, Doggett J, Fraser A, Hance Z, Hauser H, Jagels K, Moule S, Norbertczak H, Ormond D, Price C, Quail MA, Sanders M, Walker D, Whitehead S, Salmond GP, Birch PR, Parkhill J, Toth IK.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Jul 27;101(30):11105-10. Epub 2004 Jul 19.


Soft rot erwiniae: from genes to genomes.

Toth IK, Bell KS, Holeva MC, Birch PR.

Mol Plant Pathol. 2003 Jan 1;4(1):17-30. doi: 10.1046/j.1364-3703.2003.00149.x.


Sample sequencing of a selected region of the genome of Erwinia carotovora subsp. atroseptica reveals candidate phytopathogenicity genes and allows comparison with Escherichia coli.

Bell KS, Avrova AO, Holeva MC, Cardle L, Morris W, De Jong W, Toth IK, Waugh R, Bryan GJ, Birch PR.

Microbiology. 2002 May;148(Pt 5):1367-78.


A potato gene encoding a WRKY-like transcription factor is induced in interactions with Erwinia carotovora subsp. atroseptica and Phytophthora infestans and is coregulated with class I endochitinase expression.

Dellagi A, Helibronn J, Avrova AO, Montesano M, Palva ET, Stewart HE, Toth IK, Cooke DE, Lyon GD, Birch PR.

Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2000 Oct;13(10):1092-101.


A competitive PCR-based method for the detection and quantification of Erwinia carotovora subsp. atroseptica On potato tubers.

Hyman LJ, Birch PR, Dellagi A, Avrova AO, Toth IK.

Lett Appl Microbiol. 2000 Apr;30(4):330-5.


cDNA-AFLP analysis of differential gene expression in the prokaryotic plant pathogen Erwinia carotovora.

Dellagi A, Birch PR, Heilbronn J, Lyon GD, Toth IK.

Microbiology. 2000 Jan;146 ( Pt 1):165-71.


Evaluation of phenotypic and molecular typing techniques for determining diversity in Erwinia carotovora subspp. atroseptica.

Toth IK, Bertheau Y, Hyman LJ, Laplaze L, López MM, McNicol J, Niepold F, Persson P, Salmond GP, Sletten A, van Der Wolf JM, Pérombelon MC.

J Appl Microbiol. 1999 Nov;87(5):770-81.


Mutation in a gene required for lipopolysaccharide and enterobacterial common antigen biosynthesis affects virulence in the plant pathogen Erwinia carotovora subsp. atroseptica.

Toth IK, Thorpe CJ, Bentley SD, Mulholland V, Hyman LJ, Perombelon MC, Salmond GP.

Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 1999 Jun;12(6):499-507.


A pleiotropic reduced virulence (Rvi-) mutant of Erwinia carotovora subspecies atroseptica is defective in flagella assembly proteins that are conserved in plant and animal bacterial pathogens.

Mulholland V, Hinton JC, Sidebotham J, Toth IK, Hyman LJ, Perombelon MC, Reeves PJ, Salmond GP.

Mol Microbiol. 1993 Dec;10(5):1154. No abstract available.


A pleiotropic reduced virulence (Rvi-) mutant of Erwinia carotovora subspecies atroseptica is defective in flagella assembly proteins that are conserved in plant and animal bacterial pathogens.

Mulholland V, Hinton JC, Sidebotham J, Toth IK, Hyman LJ, Pérombelon MC, Reeves PJ, Salmond GP.

Mol Microbiol. 1993 Jul;9(2):343-56. Erratum in: Mol Microbiol. 1993 Dec;10(5):1154.


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