University of Dundee

Molecular Microbiology 2009

Andrell, J., Hicks, M. G., Palmer, T., Carpenter, E. P., Iwata, S. and Maher, M. J. (2009) Crystal Structure of the Acid-Induced Arginine Decarboxylase from Escherichia coli: Reversible Decamer Assembly Controls Enzyme Activity. Biochemistry. 48, 3915-3927

Coulthurst, S. J. and Sargent, F. (2009) Chaperone-signal peptide interactions on the Tat protein transport pathway. Febs Journal. 276, 3-3

Cox, P. A., Richer, R., Metcalf, J. S., Banack, S. A., Codd, G. A. and Bradley, W. G. (2009) Cyanobacteria and BMAA exposure from desert dust: A possible link to sporadic ALS among Gulf War veterans. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. 10, 109-117

Deng, D. M., Urch, J. E., ten Cate, J. M., Rao, V. A., van Aalten, D. M. F. and Crielaard, W. (2009) Streptococcus mutans SMU.623c Codes for a Functional, Metal-Dependent Polysaccharide Deacetylase That Modulates Interactions with Salivary Agglutinin. Journal of Bacteriology. 191, 394-402

Gadd, G. M. (2009) Biosorption: critical review of scientific rationale, environmental importance and significance for pollution treatment. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. 84, 13-28

Grosskinsky, U., Oberhettinger, P., Schutz, M., Ruiz-Perez, F., Donald, J., Palmer, T., Henderson, I. R. and Autenrieth, I. B. (2009) C-terminal amino acid residues of the trimeric autotransporter adhesin YadA of Yersinia enterocolitica are decisive for its recognition and assembly by BamA. International Journal of Medical Microbiology. 299, 62-63

Gurbuz, F., Metcalf, J. S., Karahan, A. G. and Codd, G. A. (2009) Analysis of dissolved microcystins in surface water samples from Kovada Lake, Turkey. Science of the Total Environment. 407, 4038-4046

Guymer, D., Maillard, J. and Sargent, F. (2009) A genetic analysis of in vivo selenate reduction by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium LT2 and Escherichia coli K12. Archives of Microbiology. 191, 519-528

Handford, J. I., Ize, B., Buchanan, G., Butland, G. P., Greenblatt, J., Emili, A. and Palmer, T. (2009) Conserved Network of Proteins Essential for Bacterial Viability. Journal of Bacteriology. 191, 4732-4749

Hurtado-Guerrero, R., Schuettelkopf, A. W., Mouyna, I., Ibrahim, A. F. M., Shepherd, S., Fontaine, T., Latge, J.-P. and van Aalten, D. M. F. (2009) Molecular Mechanisms of Yeast Cell Wall Glucan Remodeling. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 284, 8461-8469

Hutchings, M. I., Palmer, T., Harrington, D. J. and Sutcliffe, I. C. (2009) Lipoprotein biogenesis in Gram-positive bacteria: knowing when to hold 'em, knowing when to fold 'em. Trends in Microbiology. 17, 13-21

Ize, B., Coulthurst, S. J., Hatzixanthis, K., Caldelari, I., Buchanan, G., Barclay, E. C., Richardson, D. J., Palmer, T. and Sargent, F. (2009) Remnant signal peptides on non-exported enzymes: implications for the evolution of prokaryotic respiratory chains. Microbiology-Sgm. 155, 3992-4004

Kim, M., Hyun, M. S., Gadd, G. M., Kim, G. T., Lee, S. J. and Kim, H. J. (2009) Membrane-electrode assembly enhances performance of a microbial fuel cell type biological oxygen demand sensor. Environmental Technology. 30, 329-336

Lazarus, O., Woolerton, T. W., Parkin, A., Lukey, M. J., Reisner, E., Seravalli, J., Pierce, E., Ragsdale, S. W., Sargent, F. and Armstrong, F. A. (2009) Water-Gas Shift Reaction Catalyzed by Redox Enzymes on Conducting Graphite Platelets. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 131, 14154-+

Luke, I., Handford, J. I., Palmer, T. and Sargent, F. (2009) Proteolytic processing of Escherichia coli twin-arginine signal peptides by LepB. Archives of Microbiology. 191, 919-925

Metcalf, J. S. and Codd, G. A. (2009) Cyanobacteria, neurotoxins and water resources: Are there implications for human neurodegenerative disease? Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. 10, 74-78


Murray, E. J., Kiley, T. B. and Stanley-Wall, N. R. (2009) A pivotal role for the response regulator DegU in controlling multicellular behaviour. Microbiology-Sgm. 155, 1-8

Murray, E. J., Strauch, M. A. and Stanley-Wall, N. R. (2009) sigma(X) Is Involved in Controlling Bacillus subtilis Biofilm Architecture through the AbrB Homologue Abh. Journal of Bacteriology. 191

Park, J. Y., Hong, J. W. and Gadd, G. M. (2009) Phenol degradation by Fusarium oxyrsporum GJ4 is affected by toxic catalytic polymerization mediated by copper oxide. Chemosphere. 75, 765-771

Pekkoh, J., Codd, G. A., Metcalf, J. S. and Peerapornpisal, Y. (2009) DISTRIBUTION AND CYANOTOXINS OF TOXIC CYANOBACTERIA IN SOME WATER RESOURCES OF THAILAND. Phycologia. 48, 299

Purdie, E. L., Metcalf, J. S., Kashmiri, S. and Codd, G. A. (2009) Toxicity of the cyanobacterial neurotoxin beta-N-methylamino-L-alanine to three aquatic animal species. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. 10, 67-70

Purdie, E. L., Samsudin, S., Eddy, F. B. and Codd, G. A. (2009) Effects of the cyanobacterial neurotoxin beta-N-methylamino-L-alanine on the early-life stage development of zebrafish (Danio rerio). Aquatic Toxicology (Amsterdam). 95

Purdie, E. L., Young, F. M., Menzel, D. and Codd, G. A. (2009) A method for acetonitrile-free microcystin analysis and purification by high-performance liquid chromatography, using methanol as mobile phase. Toxicon. 54, 887-890

Tarry, M., Arends, S. J. R., Roversi, P., Piette, E., Sargent, F., Berks, B. C., Weiss, D. S. and Lea, S. M. (2009) The Escherichia coli Cell Division Protein and Model Tat Substrate Sufl (FtsP) Localizes to the Septal Ring and Has a Multicopper Oxidase-Like Structure. Journal of Molecular Biology. 386, 504-519

Tarry, M. J., Schafer, E., Chen, S. Y., Buchanan, G., Greene, N. P., Lea, S. M., Palmer, T., Saibil, H. R. and Berks, B. C. (2009) Structural analysis of substrate binding by the TatBC component of the twin-arginine protein transport system. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106, 13284-13289

Tyler, A. N., Hunter, P. D., Carvalho, L., Codd, G. A., Elliott, A., Ferguson, C. A., Hanley, N. D., Hopkins, D. W., Maberly, S. C., Mearns, K. J. and Scott, E. M. (2009) Strategies for monitoring and managing mass populations of toxic cyanobacteria in recreational waters: a multi-interdisciplinary approach. Environmental Health. 8

Urch, J. E., Hurtado-Guerrero, R., Brosson, D., Liu, Z. L., Eijsink, V. G. H., Texier, C. and van Aalten, D. M. F. (2009) Structural and functional characterization of a putative polysaccharide deacetylase of the human parasite Encephalitozoon cuniculi. Protein Science. 18, 1197-1209

Vaughan, D. J., Alvarez, R., Bryan, N. D., Fomina, M., Gadd, G. M., Handley-Sidhu, S., Keith-Roach, M. J., Livens, F. R. and Lloyd, J. R. (2009) Uranium stability in near-surface environments: Lessons from the study of depleted uranium munitions. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta. 73, A1375-A1375

Verhamme, D. T., Murray, E. J. and Stanley-Wall, N. R. (2009) DegU and Spo0A Jointly Control Transcription of Two Loci Required for Complex Colony Development by Bacillus subtilis. Journal of Bacteriology. 191, 100-108

Ward, R., Zoltner, M., Beer, L., El Mkami, H., Henderson, I. R., Palmer, T. and Norman, D. G. (2009) The Orientation of a Tandem POTRA Domain Pair, of the Beta-Barrel Assembly Protein BamA, Determined by PELDOR Spectroscopy. Structure. 17, 1187-1194

Yong, P., Mikheenko, I. P., Deplanche, K., Sargent, F. and Macaskie, L. E. (2009) Biorecovery of precious metals from wastes and conversion into fuel cell catalyst for electricity production. Biohydrometallurgy: a Meeting Point between Microbial Ecology, Metal Recovery Processes and Environmental Remediation. 71-73, 729-732

Zeqiraj, E., Filippi, B. M., Goldie, S., Navratilova, I., Boudeau, J., Deak, M., Alessi, D. R. and van Aalten, D. M. F. (2009) ATP and MO25 alpha Regulate the Conformational State of the STRAD alpha Pseudokinase and Activation of the LKB1 Tumour Suppressor. Plos Biology. 7