Publications
  • Amieva MR, Vogelmann R, Covacci A, Tompkins LS, Nelson WJ, Falkow S.2003. Disruption of the epithelial apical-junctional complex by Helicobacter pylori CagA.Science300:1430-1434.

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  • Baron, C., O'Callaghan, D. and Lanka, E. 2002. Bacterial secrets of secretion: EuroConference on the biology of type IV secretion processes. Mol. Microbiol. 43: 1359-1365.

  • Batut, J. Anderson, SG. O'Callaghan, D. 2004. The evolution of chronic infection strategies in the alpha-proteobacteria. Nat. Rev. Microbiol. 2:933-945.

  • Beranek, A., M. Zettl, K. Lorenzoni, A. Schauer, M. Manhart, and G. Koraimann.2004. 38 C-terminal amino acids of the coupling protein TraD of the F-like conjugative resistance plasmid R1 are required and sufficient to confer binding to the substrate selector protein TraM. J. Bacteriol. 186: 6999-7006.

  • Boschiroli ML, Ouahrani-Bettache S, Foulongne V, Michaux-Charachon S, Bourg G, Allardet-Servent A, Cazevieille C, Lavigne JP, Liautard JP, Ramuz M, O’Callaghan D. 2002. Type IV secretion and Brucella virulence. Vet. Microbiol. 90 : 341-348.

  • García-Lobo, J. M, and F. J. Sangari.Erythritol and virulence in Brucella. In Molecular and Cellular Biology of Brucella. I. López-Goñi and I. Moriyón (ed). Horizon Scientific Press, 2004.

  • Hilleringmann, M., W. Pansegrau, M.-L. MacKichan, P. Ruggiero, and A. Covacci. 2005. Synthetic inhibitors of Helicobacter pylori VirB11-type ATPase Caga block Type IV secretion system-mediated CagA transport and cag-mediated virulence functions. Submitted.

  • Höppner, C., Liu, Z., Domke, N., Binns, A. N. and Baron, C. 2004. VirB1 orthologs from Brucella suis and pKM101 complement defects of the lytic transglycosylase required for efficient type IV secretion from Agrobacterium tumefaciens. J. Bacteriol. 186:1415-1422.

  • Hubber A., Vergunst A.C.., Sullivan J.T., Hooykaas P.J.J., Ronson C.W. 2004. Symbiotic phenotypes and translocated effector proteins of the Mesorhizobium loti strain R7A VirB/D4 type IV secretion system. Mol. Microbiol. 54: 561-574.

  • Koraimann, G. 2003. Lytic transglycosylases in macromolecular transport systems of Gram-negative bacteria. Cell. Mol. Life Sci. 60:2371-2388.

  • Koraimann, G. 2004. Bacterial Conjugation: cell-to-cell contact dependent horizontal gene spread. In R. V. Miller and M. J. Day (ed.), Mechanism of Genomic Evolution in Bacteria. ASM.

  • Krall, L., Wiedemann, U., Unsin, G., Weiss, S., Domke, N. and Baron, C. 2002. Detergent extraction identifies different VirB protein subassemblies of the type IV secretion machinery in the membranes of Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 99: 11405-11410.

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  • Lavigne J.P., Blanc-PotardA., ChanalC., BouzigesN., O’CallaghanD. and Sotto A. 2005. Relationship between Resistance & Virulence in urinary tract infections caused by Escherichia coli producing CTX-M b-lactamases. Submitted.

  • Lavigne J.P., O’CallaghanD., Blanc-PotardA. 2005. Brucella suis requires MgtC for intramacrophage survival, a virulence mechanism shared by Salmonella enterica and Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Infect. Immun. In press.

  • LavigneJ.P., Patey G., SangariF.J.. BourgG., RamuzM., O’CallaghanD., Michaux CharachonS. 2005.Identification of a new major virulent factor, BvfA in Brucella suis. Submitted.

  • Llosa M, O'Callaghan D. 2004. Euroconference on the Biology of Type IV Secretion Processes: bacterial gates into the outer world. Mol. Microbiol. 53:1-8.

  • Michaux-Charachon S, Foulongne V, O’Callaghan D, Ramuz M. 2002. Brucella à l’aube du troisième millénaire: organisation génomique et pathogenèse. Pathol Biol. 50: 401-12.

  • Michaux-Charachon S, Juma-Bilak E, Allardet-Servent A, Bourg G, Boschirolli ML, Ramuz M, O’Callaghan D.2002. The Brucella genome at the beginning of the post-genomic era. Vet. Microbiol. 90: 581-585.

  • Rouot B., Alvarez-Martinez M.T., Marius C., Menanteau P., Guilloteau L., Boigrgrain R.A., Zumbhil R., O’Callaghan D., Domke N., Baron C. 2003. Production of the type IV secretion system differs among Brucella species as revealed with VirB5- and VirB8-specific antisera. Infect. Immun. 71:1075-1082.

  • Schrammeijer, B., den Dulk-Ras, A., Vergunst, A.C., Jurado Jacome, E. and Hooykaas, P.J.J.2003. Analysis of Vir protein translocation from Agrobacterium tumefaciens using Saccharomyces cerevisiae as a model: evidence for transport of a novel effector protein VirE3. Nucl. Acids Res. 31:860-868.

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  • Vergunst, AC, Van Lier, MCM, den Dulk-Ras, A, Hooykaas, PJJ. 2003. Recognition of the Agrobacterium tumefaciens VirE2 translocation signal by the VirB/D4 transport system does not require VirE1. Plant Phys. 133; 978-988.

  • Vergunst, A.C., Miranda C. M. van Lier, M.C.M., den Dulk-Ras, A., Grosse Stüve, T.A. , Anette Ouwehand, A., and Hooykaas, P. J. J. 2005. Positive charge is an important feature of theC-terminal transport signal of the VirB_D4-translocated proteins of Agrobacterium Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 102:832-837.

  • Yeo, H.-J., Yuan, Q., Beck, M. R., Baron, C., Waksman, G.2003. Structural and functional characterization of the VirB5 protein from the type IV secretion system encoded by the conjugative plasmid pKM101. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 100:15947-15962.

  • Yuan, Q., Carle, A., Gao, C., Sivanesan, D., Höppner, C., Krall, L., Domke, N. and Baron, C. 2005. Identification of the VirB4-VirB8-VirB5-VirB2 pilus assembly sequence of type IV secretion systems. Submitted.

  • Zahrl, D., C. Ruckenstuhl, B. Zavecz, G. Zarfel, and G. Koraimann.2005. Peptidoglycan binding and muramidase activity of T3SS and TFSS encoded specialized lytic transglycosylases, Submitted.