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Analysis of Fluoride Content in Alternative Milk Beverages.

Townsend JA, Thompson T, Vaughn S, Wang Y, Yu Q, Xu X, Wen ZT.

J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2019;43(6):388-392. doi: 10.17796/1053-4625-43.6.5.


Analysis of cariogenic potential of alternative milk beverages by in vitro Streptococcus mutans biofilm model and ex vivo caries model.

Huang Y, Thompson T, Wang Y, Yu Q, Zhu L, Xu X, Wen ZT, Townsend JA.

Arch Oral Biol. 2019 Sep;105:52-58. doi: 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2019.05.033. Epub 2019 Jun 26.


Synthesis, antibacterial activity, and biocompatibility of new antibacterial dental monomers.

Wang Y, Costin S, Zhang JF, Liao S, Wen ZT, Lallier T, Yu Q, Xu X.

Am J Dent. 2018 Nov 15;31(Sp Is B):17B-23B.


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.


Glycosyltransferase-Mediated Biofilm Matrix Dynamics and Virulence of Streptococcus mutans.

Rainey K, Michalek SM, Wen ZT, Wu H.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2019 Feb 20;85(5). pii: e02247-18. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02247-18. Print 2019 Mar 1.


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.


Deficiency of MecA in Streptococcus mutans Causes Major Defects in Cell Envelope Biogenesis, Cell Division, and Biofilm Formation.

De A, Jorgensen AN, Beatty WL, Lemos J, Wen ZT.

Front Microbiol. 2018 Sep 11;9:2130. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02130. eCollection 2018.


Deficiency of BrpA in Streptococcus mutans reduces virulence in rat caries model.

Wen ZT, Scott-Anne K, Liao S, De A, Luo M, Kovacs C, Narvaez BS, Faustoferri RC, Yu Q, Taylor CM, Quivey RG.

Mol Oral Microbiol. 2018 Oct;33(5):353-363. doi: 10.1111/omi.12230. Epub 2018 Jul 17.


Streptococcus mutans Displays Altered Stress Responses While Enhancing Biofilm Formation by Lactobacillus casei in Mixed-Species Consortium.

Wen ZT, Liao S, Bitoun JP, De A, Jorgensen A, Feng S, Xu X, Chain PSG, Caufield PW, Koo H, Li Y.

Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2017 Dec 20;7:524. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00524. eCollection 2017.


Analysis of the Cariogenic Potential of Various Almond Milk Beverages using a Streptococcus mutans Biofilm Model in vitro.

Lee J, Townsend JA, Thompson T, Garitty T, De A, Yu Q, Peters BM, Wen ZT.

Caries Res. 2018;52(1-2):51-57. doi: 10.1159/000479936. Epub 2017 Dec 15.


Expression of BrpA in Streptococcus mutans is regulated by FNR-box mediated repression.

Liao S, De A, Thompson T, Chapman L, Bitoun JP, Yao X, Yu Q, Ma F, Wen ZT.

Mol Oral Microbiol. 2017 Dec;32(6):517-525. doi: 10.1111/omi.12193. Epub 2017 Aug 24.


Deficiency of RgpG Causes Major Defects in Cell Division and Biofilm Formation, and Deficiency of LytR-CpsA-Psr Family Proteins Leads to Accumulation of Cell Wall Antigens in Culture Medium by Streptococcus mutans.

De A, Liao S, Bitoun JP, Roth R, Beatty WL, Wu H, Wen ZT.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2017 Aug 17;83(17). pii: e00928-17. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00928-17. Print 2017 Sep 1.


Functional amyloids in Streptococcus mutans, their use as targets of biofilm inhibition and initial characterization of SMU_63c.

Besingi RN, Wenderska IB, Senadheera DB, Cvitkovitch DG, Long JR, Wen ZT, Brady LJ.

Microbiology. 2017 Apr;163(4):488-501. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.000443. Epub 2017 Apr 26.


Photo-cross-linked Antibacterial Zein Nanofibers Fabricated by Reactive Electrospinning and its Effects against Streptococcus mutans.

Zhang JF, Wang Y, Liao S, Lallier T, Wen ZT, Xu X.

Oral Health Dent Stud. 2017;1(1). pii: 1. Epub 2017 Sep 13.


Fabrication and Characterization of a Glucose-sensitive Antibacterial Chitosan-Polyethylene Oxide Hydrogel.

Xiao Y, Gong T, Jiang Y, Wang Y, Wen ZT, Zhou S, Bao C, Xu X.

Polymer (Guildf). 2016 Jan 15;82:1-10.


Transcription factor Rex in regulation of pathophysiology in oral pathogens.

Bitoun JP, Wen ZT.

Mol Oral Microbiol. 2016 Apr;31(2):115-24. doi: 10.1111/omi.12114. Epub 2015 Aug 6. Review.


PBP1a-deficiency causes major defects in cell division, growth and biofilm formation by Streptococcus mutans.

Wen ZT, Bitoun JP, Liao S.

PLoS One. 2015 Apr 16;10(4):e0124319. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124319. eCollection 2015.


Deficiency of PdxR in Streptococcus mutans affects vitamin B6 metabolism, acid tolerance response and biofilm formation.

Liao S, Bitoun JP, Nguyen AH, Bozner D, Yao X, Wen ZT.

Mol Oral Microbiol. 2015 Aug;30(4):255-68. doi: 10.1111/omi.12090. Epub 2015 Jan 21.


Antibacterial dental composites with chlorhexidine and mesoporous silica.

Zhang JF, Wu R, Fan Y, Liao S, Wang Y, Wen ZT, Xu X.

J Dent Res. 2014 Dec;93(12):1283-9. doi: 10.1177/0022034514555143. Epub 2014 Oct 15.


Streptococcus mutans extracellular DNA is upregulated during growth in biofilms, actively released via membrane vesicles, and influenced by components of the protein secretion machinery.

Liao S, Klein MI, Heim KP, Fan Y, Bitoun JP, Ahn SJ, Burne RA, Koo H, Brady LJ, Wen ZT.

J Bacteriol. 2014 Jul;196(13):2355-66. doi: 10.1128/JB.01493-14. Epub 2014 Apr 18.


Streptococcus mutans NADH oxidase lies at the intersection of overlapping regulons controlled by oxygen and NAD+ levels.

Baker JL, Derr AM, Karuppaiah K, MacGilvray ME, Kajfasz JK, Faustoferri RC, Rivera-Ramos I, Bitoun JP, Lemos JA, Wen ZT, Quivey RG Jr.

J Bacteriol. 2014 Jun;196(12):2166-77. doi: 10.1128/JB.01542-14. Epub 2014 Mar 28.


Deficiency of BrpB causes major defects in cell division, stress responses and biofilm formation by Streptococcus mutans.

Bitoun JP, Liao S, Xie GG, Beatty WL, Wen ZT.

Microbiology. 2014 Jan;160(Pt 1):67-78. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.072884-0. Epub 2013 Nov 4.


Novel amelogenin-releasing hydrogel for remineralization of enamel artificial caries.

Fan Y, Wen ZT, Liao S, Lallier T, Hagan JL, Twomley JT, Zhang JF, Sun Z, Xu X.

J Bioact Compat Polym. 2012 Nov;27(6):585-603.


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.


The redox-sensing regulator Rex modulates central carbon metabolism, stress tolerance response and biofilm formation by Streptococcus mutans.

Bitoun JP, Liao S, Yao X, Xie GG, Wen ZT.

PLoS One. 2012;7(9):e44766. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044766. Epub 2012 Sep 13.


Synthesis and characterization of antibacterial dental monomers and composites.

Xu X, Wang Y, Liao S, Wen ZT, Fan Y.

J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2012 May;100(4):1151-62. doi: 10.1002/jbm.b.32683. Epub 2012 Mar 24.


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.


Transcriptional repressor Rex is involved in regulation of oxidative stress response and biofilm formation by Streptococcus mutans.

Bitoun JP, Nguyen AH, Fan Y, Burne RA, Wen ZT.

FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2011 Jul;320(2):110-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2011.02293.x. Epub 2011 May 13.


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.


Biofilm formation and virulence expression by Streptococcus mutans are altered when grown in dual-species model.

Wen ZT, Yates D, Ahn SJ, Burne RA.

BMC Microbiol. 2010 Apr 14;10:111. doi: 10.1186/1471-2180-10-111.


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.


Characteristics of biofilm formation by Streptococcus mutans in the presence of saliva.

Ahn SJ, Ahn SJ, Wen ZT, Brady LJ, Burne RA.

Infect Immun. 2008 Sep;76(9):4259-68. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00422-08. Epub 2008 Jul 14.


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.


Effects of oxygen on virulence traits of Streptococcus mutans.

Ahn SJ, Wen ZT, Burne RA.

J Bacteriol. 2007 Dec;189(23):8519-27. Epub 2007 Oct 5.


Influence of BrpA on critical virulence attributes of Streptococcus mutans.

Wen ZT, Baker HV, Burne RA.

J Bacteriol. 2006 Apr;188(8):2983-92.


Streptococcus mutans: fructose transport, xylitol resistance, and virulence.

Tanzer JM, Thompson A, Wen ZT, Burne RA.

J Dent Res. 2006 Apr;85(4):369-73.


Trigger factor in Streptococcus mutans is involved in stress tolerance, competence development, and biofilm formation.

Wen ZT, Suntharaligham P, Cvitkovitch DG, Burne RA.

Infect Immun. 2005 Jan;73(1):219-25.


Functional genomics approach to identifying genes required for biofilm development by Streptococcus mutans.

Wen ZT, Burne RA.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2002 Mar;68(3):1196-203. Erratum in: Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003 Jan;69(1):722..


Construction of a new integration vector for use in Streptococcus mutans.

Wen ZT, Burne RA.

Plasmid. 2001 Jan;45(1):31-6.


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