Publications from the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology faculty at the University of Rhode Island.

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Submissions from 2002

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Environmental Regulation and Differential Production of Members of the Bdr Protein Family of Borrelia burgdorferi, David M. Robert, Melissa Caimano, John McDowell, Michael Theisen, Arne Holm, Edward Orff, David R. Nelson, Stephen Wikel, Justin Radolf, and Richard T. Marconi

Submissions from 2001

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Eradication of Biofilm-Forming Staphylococcus epidermidis (RP62A) by a Combination of Sodium Salcylate and Vancomycin, Roy E. Polonio, Leonard A. Mermel, Gregory E. Paquette, and Jay F. Sperry

Submissions from 2000

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A Functional cra Gene Is Required for Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium Virulence in BALB/c Mice, James H. Allen, Maryjane Utley, Han van der Bosch, Piet Nuijten, Maarten Witvliet, Beth A. McCormick, Karen A. Krogfelt, Tine Rask Licht, Derek Brown, Michael Mauel, Mary P. Leatham, David C. Laux, and Paul S. Cohen

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rpoS Gene Function Is a Disadvantage for Escherichia coli BJ4 during Competitive Colonization of the Mouse Large Intestine, Karen A. Krogfelt, Marianne Hjulgaard, Kristine Sørensen, Paul S. Cohen, and Michael Givskov

Submissions from 1999

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Induction of Protease Activity in Vibrio anguillarum by Gastrointestinal Mucus, Steven M. Denkin and David R. Nelson

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Estimation of Growth Rates of Escherichia coli BJ4 in Streptomycin-Treated and Previously Germfree Mice by In Situ rRNA Hybridization, Camilla U. Rang, Tine Rask Licht, Tore Midtvedt, Patricia L. Conway, Lin Chao, Karen A. Krogfelt, Paul S. Cohen, and Søren Molin

Submissions from 1998

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Occurrence of Male-Specific Bacteriophage in Feral and Domestic Animal Wastes, Human Feces, and Human-Associated Wastewaters, Kevin R. Calci, William Burkhardt III, William D. Watkins, and Scott R. Rippey

Submissions from 1997

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Cysteine-to-alanine replacements in the Escherichia coli SoxR protein and the role of the [2Fe-2S] centers in transcriptional activation, Terence M. Bradley, Elena Hidalgo, Veronica Leautaud, Huangen Ding, and Bruce Demple

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Growth of Vibrio anguillarum in Salmon Intestinal Mucus, T. Garcia, K. Otto, S. Kjelleberg, and David R. Nelson

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Isolation and Characterization of an Attenuated Strain of Pseudomonas aeruginosa AC869, a 3,5-Dichlorobenzoate Degrader, Xin Zhou, Elizabeth George, Dara W. Frank, Maryjane Utley, Ian Gilmour, Karen A. Krogfelt, Larry D. Claxton, David C. Laux, and Paul S. Cohen

Submissions from 1996

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Role of Lipopolysaccharide in Colonization of the Mouse Intestine by Salmonella typhimurium Studied by In Situ Hybridization, Tine Rask Licht, Karen Angeliki Krogfelt, Paul S. Cohen, Lars Kongsbak Poulsen, John Urbance, and Søren Molin

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The Escherichia coli K-12 gntP Gene Allows E. coli F-18 to Occupy a Distinct Nutritional Niche in the Streptomycin-Treated Mouse Large Intestine, Neal J. Sweeney, Per Klemm, Beth A. McCormick, Eva Moller-Nielsen, Maryjane Utley, Mark A. Schembri, David C. Laux, and Paul S. Cohen

Submissions from 1995

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Growth of Escherichia coli K88 in Piglet Ileal Mucus: Protein Expression as an Indicator of Type of Metabolism, Lena Blomberg, Lena Gustafsson, Paul S. Cohen, Patricia L. Conway, and Anders Blomberg

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Enhanced Fermentation of Mannitol and Release of Cytotoxin by Clostridium difficile in Alkaline Culture Media, Michael T. Kazamias and Jay F. Sperry

Submissions from 1994

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Isolation of Borrelia burgdorferi from Saliva of the Tick Vector, Ixodes scapularis, Curtis Ewing, Angelo Scorpio, David R. Nelson, and Thomas N. Mather

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Subcellular localization and chaperone activities of Borrelia burgdorferi Hsp60 and Hsp70, Angelo Scorpio, Paul Johnson, Ann Laquerre, and David R. Nelson

Submissions from 1993

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Piglet Ileal Mucus Contains Protein and Glycolipid (Galactosylceramide) Receptors Specific for Escherichia coli K88 Fimbriae, Lena Blomberg, Howard C. Krivan, Paul S. Cohen, and Patricia L. Conway

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Utilization of the Mouse Large Intestine To Select an Escherichia coli F-18 DNA Sequence That Enhances Colonizing Ability and Stimulates Synthesis of Type 1 Fimbriae, Robert L. Burghoff, Lars Pallesen, Karen A. Krogfelt, Joseph V. Newman, Mac Richardson, Judith L. Bliss, David C. Laux, and Paul S. Cohen

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Direct Plating Procedure for Enumerating Vibrio vulnificus in Oysters (Crassostrea virginica), G. A. Miceli, W. D. Watkins, and S. R. Rippey

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Nutritional Aspects of Cytotoxin Production by Clostridium difficile, Doreen P. Osgood, Norris P. Wood, and Jay F. Sperry

Submissions from 1992

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Seasonal Effects on Accumulation of Microbial Indicator Organisms by Mercenaria mercenaria, William Burkhardt III, William D. Watkins, and Scott R. Rippey

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Ribosomes exist in large excess over the apparent demand for protein synthesis during carbon starvation in marine Vibrio sp. strain CCUG 15956, Klas Flärdh, Paul S. Cohen, and Staffan Kjelleberg

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Phosphatidylserine Found in Intestinal Mucus Serves as a Sole Source of Carbon and Nitrogen for Salmonellae and Escherichia coli, Howard C. Krivan, David P. Franklin, Wietong Wang, David C. Laux, and Paul S. Cohen

Submissions from 1991

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Evaluation of an Escherichia coli Host Strain for Enumeration of F Male-Specific Bacteriophages, James Debartolomeis and Victor J. Cabelli

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Expression of Escherichia coli F-18 Type 1 Fimbriae in the Streptomycin-Treated Mouse Large Intestine, Karen A. Krogfelt, Beth A. McCormick, Robert L. Burghoff, David C. Laux, and Paul S. Cohen

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Characterization and Identification of a Porcine Small Intestine Mucus Receptor for the K88ab Fimbrial Adhesin, John W. Metcalfe, Karen A. Krogfelt, Howard C. Krivan, Paul S. Cohen, and David C. Laux

Submissions from 1990

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Construction of Stable Cloning Vectors That Do Not Segregate from a Human Fecal Escherichia coli Strain in the Streptomycin-Treated Mouse Large Intestine, Robert L. Burghoff, David C. Laux, and Paul S. Cohen

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Characterization of the heat shock response and identification of heat shock protein antigens of Borrelia burgdorferi, Margaret M. Carreiro, David C. Laux, and David R. Nelson

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Presence of K88-Specific Receptors in Porcine Ileal Mucus Is Age Dependent, Patricia L. Conway, Agenta Welin, and Paul S. Cohen

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Neither Motility nor Chemotaxis Plays a Role in the Ability of Escherichia coli F-18 To Colonize the Streptomycin-Treated Mouse Large Intestine, Beth A. McCormick, David C. Laux, and Paul S. Cohen

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Glucose-mediated catabolite repression of the tricarboxylic acid cycle as an explanation for increased acetic acid production in suicidal Aeromonas strains, Hassan Namdari and Victor J. Cabelli

Submissions from 1989

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Type 1 pili are not necessary for colonization of the streptomycin-treated mouse large intestine by type 1-piliated Escherichia coli F-18 and E. coli K-12, Beth A. McCormick, David P. Franklin, David C. Laux, and Paul S. Cohen

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The Suicide Phenomenon in Motile Aeromonads, Hassan Namdari and Victor J. Cabelli

Submissions from 1988

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Radiochemical method for evaluating the effect of antibiotics on Escherichia coli biofilms, Barbara A. Dix, Paul S. Cohen, David C. Laux, and Roy Cleeland

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Acceleration of starvation- and glycerol-induced myxospore formation by prior heat shock in Myxococcus xanthus, Kevin P. Killeen and David R. Nelson

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Roles of motility, chemotaxis, and penetration through and growth in intestinal mucus in the ability of an avirulent strain of Salmonella typhimurium to colonize the large intestine of streptomycin-treated mice, Beth A. McCormick, Bruce A. D. Stocker, David C. Laux, and Paul S. Cohen

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Cloning and characterization of the Aeromonas caviae recA gene and construction of an A. caviae recA mutant, David Resnick and David R. Nelson

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Colonization of the streptomycin-treated mouse large intestine by a human fecal Escherichia coli strain: role of adhesion to mucosal receptors, Elizabeth A. Wadolkowski, David C. Laux, and Paul S. Cohen

Submissions from 1987

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In Vivo Colonization of the Mouse Large Intestine and In Vitro Penetration of Intestinal Mucus by an Avirulent Smooth Strain of Salmonella typhimurium and Its Lipopolysaccharide-Deficient Mutant, Joseph J. Nevola, David C. Laux, and Paul S. Cohen

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Polymorphonuclear neutrophil chemotaxis modulated by Bacteroides fragilis peptidoglycan, Jay F. Sperry and Jeanne M. Burns

Submissions from 1986

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Heat shock proteins of vegetative and fruiting Myxococcus xanthus cells, David R. Nelson and Kevin P. Killeen

Submissions from 1985

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Colonization of the mouse intestine by an avirulent Salmonella typhimurium strain and its lipopolysaccharide-defective mutants, Joseph J. Nevola, Bruce A. D. Stocker, David C. Laux, and Paul S. Cohen

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Effect of Fecal Pollution on Vibrio parahaemolyticus Densities in an Estuarine Environment, W. D. Watkins and Victor J. Cabelli

Submissions from 1983

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Relationship Between the Mouse Colonizing Ability of a Human Fecal Escherichia coli Strain and its Ability to Bind a Specific Mouse Colonic Mucous Gel Protein, Paul S. Cohen, Richard Rossoll, Victor J. Cabelli, Shiao-Lien Yang, and David C. Laux

Submissions from 1982

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Extraction of Clostridium perfringens Spores from Bottom Sediment Samples, David J. Emerson and Victor J. Cabelli

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Membrane Filter Method for Enumeration of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus from Environmental Waters, Steven J. LaCroix and Victor J. Cabelli

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Translational Control of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Protein Synthesis: Isolation of an mRNA-Sequestering Particle, Craig A. Rosen, Herbert L. Ennis, and Paul S. Cohen

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Nonenzymatic Galactosylation of Human Serum Albumin. In Vitro Preparation, Joseph C. Urbanowski, Menashi A. Cohenford, and Joel A. Dain

Submissions from 1981

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Polymorphonuclear Neutrophil Chemotaxis Induced and Inhibited by Bacteroides spp., Stephen A. Adamu and Jay F. Sperry

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R-Plasmid Transfer to and from Escherichia coli Strains Isolated from Human Fecal Samples, T. L. Corliss, Paul S. Cohen, and Victor J. Cabelli

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Synthesis, Salvage, and Catabolism of Uridine Nucleotides in Boron-Deficient Squash Roots, Carol J. Lovatt, Luke S. Albert, and George C. Tremblay

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Synthesis, Salvage, and Catabolism of Uridine Nucleotides in Boron-Deficient Squash Roots, Carol J. Lovatt, Luke S. Albert, and George C. Tremblay

Submissions from 1980

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R-plasmid transfer frequencies from environmental isolates of Escherichia coli to laboratory and fecal strains., David R. Shaw and Victor J. Cabelli