Bacterial Adaptation & Response Networks

Gaynor Lab Publications

Svensson, S.L., Davis, L.M., MacKichan, J.K., Allan, B.J., Pajaniappan, M., Thompson, S.A., and Gaynor, E.C. (2009) “The CprS sensor kinase of the zoonotic pathogen Campylobacter jejuni influences biofilm formation and is required for optimal chick colonization. Mol Microbiol. Jan; 71(1)253-72.

Thompson, S.A., and Gaynor, E.C. (2008). Campylobacter jejuni host tissue tropism: a consequence of its low-carb lifestyle? Cell Host Microbe Nov; 13:4(5)409-10.

Champion, O.L., Valdez, Y., Thorson, L., Guttman, J.A., Menendez, A., Gaynor, E.C., and Finlay, B.B. (2008) “A murine intra peritoneal infection model reveals that host resistance to Campylobacter jejuni is Nramp1 dependent”. Microbes Infect. July; 10(8):922-927.

Svensson, S.L., Frirdich, E., and Gaynor, E.C. (2008) “Survival strategies of Campylobacter jejuni: stress responses, the viable but non-culturable state, and biofilms.” Invited book chapter for Campylobacter, Third Edition, C.M. Szymanski, I. Nachamkin, and M.J. Blaser, eds. (Herndon, VA: ASM Press), pp. 62–85.

Pajaniappan, M., Cawthraw, S.A., Newell, D.G., Gaynor, E.C., Fields, J.A., Rathbun, K., Hall, J.E., Burns, C.M., Kelly, D.J., and Thompson, S.A.. (2008) “A temperature-regulated Campylobacter jejuni gluconate dehydrogenase is involved in respiration-dependent energy production and chicken colonization. Mol. Microbiol, April; 68(2):474-91.

McLennan, M.K., Ringoir, D.D., Frirdich, E., Svensson, S.L., Wells, D.H. Jarrell, H., Szymanski, C.M., and Gaynor, E.C. (2007) “Campylobacter jejuni biofilms up-regulated in a stringent response mutant utilize a calcofluor white-reactive polysaccharide.” J Bacteriol, 90(3):1097-107.

Candon, H.L., Allan, B.J., Fraley, C.D., and Gaynor, E.C. (2007) “Polyphosphate kinase 1 (PPK1) is a pathogenesis determinant in Campylobacter jejuni.” J Bacteriol 189:8099-108.

Lupp, C., Robertson, M.L., Wickham, M.E., Sekirov, I., Champion, O.L., Gaynor, E.C., and Finlay, B.B. (2007). “Host-mediated inflammation disrupts the intestinal microbiota and promotes the overgrowth of Enterobacteriacaea.” Cell Host and Microbe 2:204

Mouery, K., Rader, B.A., Gaynor, E.C., and Guillemin, K. (2006) “The stringent response is required for Helicobacter pylori survival of stationary phase, exposure to acid, and aerobic shock.” J Bacteriol 188:5494-500.

Wells DH, Gaynor EC. Helicobacter pylori initiates the stringent response upon nutrient and pH downshift.
J Bacteriol. 2006 May;188(10):3726-9.

Gaynor EC, Wells DH, MacKichan JK, and Falkow S. The Campylobacter jejuni stringent response controls specific stress survival and virulence-associated phenotypes. Mol Microbiol. 2005 Apr;56(1):8-27.

MacKichan JK, Gaynor EC, Chang C, Cawthraw S, Newell DG, Miller JF, and Falkow S. The Campylobacter jejuni dccRS two-component system is required for optimal in vivo colonization but is dispensable for in vitro growth. Mol Microbiol. 2004 Dec;54(5):1269-86.

Gaynor, E.C., Cawthraw, S., Manning, G., MacKichan, J.K., Falkow, S., and Newell, D.G. (2004) The genome-sequenced variant of Campylobacter jejuni NCTC11168 and the original clonal clinical isolate differ markedly in colonization, gene expression, and virulence-associated phenotypes. J Bact 186:503-17.

Leonard EE 2nd, Takata T, Blaser MJ, Falkow S, Tompkins LS, and Gaynor EC. Use of an open-reading frame-specific Campylobacter jejuni DNA microarray as a new genotyping tool for studying epidemiologically related isolates. J Infect Dis. 2003 Feb 15;187(4):691-4.

Gaynor EC, Ghori N, and Falkow S. Bile-induced ‘pili’ in Campylobacter jejuni are bacteria-independent artifacts of the culture medium. Mol Microbiol. 2001 Mar;39(6):1546-9.

Cornillon S, Pech E, Benghezal M, Ravanel K, Gaynor E, Letourneur F, Bruckert F, and Cosson P. Phg1p is a nine-transmembrane protein superfamily member involved in dictyostelium adhesion and phagocytosis. J Biol Chem. 2000 Nov 3;275(44):34287-92

Gaynor EC, Mondesert G, Grimme SJ, Reed SI, Orlean P, and Emr SD. MCD4 encodes a conserved endoplasmic reticulum membrane protein essential for glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchor synthesis in yeast. Mol Biol Cell. 1999 Mar;10(3):627-48.

Gaynor EC, Graham TR, and Emr SD. COPI in ER/Golgi and intra-Golgi transport: do yeast COPI mutants point the way? Biochim Biophys Acta. 1998 Aug 14;1404(1-2):33-51.

Gaynor EC, Chen CY, Emr SD, and Graham TR. ARF is required for maintenance of yeast Golgi and endosome structure and function. Mol Biol Cell. 1998 Mar;9(3):653-70.

Gaynor EC and Emr SD. COPI-independent anterograde transport: cargo-selective ER to Golgi protein transport in yeast COPI mutants. J Cell Biol. 1997 Feb 24;136(4):789-802.

Letourneur F, Gaynor EC, Hennecke S, Demolliere C, Duden R, Emr SD, Riezman H, and Cosson P. Coatomer is essential for retrieval of dilysine-tagged proteins to the endoplasmic reticulum. Cell. 1994 Dec 30;79(7):1199-207.

Gaynor EC, te Heesen S, Graham TR, Aebi M, and Emr SD. Signal-mediated retrieval of a membrane protein from the Golgi to the ER in yeast. J Cell Biol. 1994 Nov;127(3):653-65.

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