Bacterial Adaptation & Response Networks

Redfield Lab Publications

Published research

Sinha S, Bosse J, Schippers T, Kroll JS, Redfield R and Langford P. 2009. Natural competence in strains of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae. FEMS Microbiology Letters. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2009.01706.x

Sinha S, Cameron AD, Redfield RJ. 2009. Sxy induces a CRP-S regulon in Escherichia coli. Journal of Bacteriology. doi: 10.1128/JB.00476-09

Maughan H, Redfield RJ. 2009. Extensive variation in natural competence in Haemophilus influenzae. Evolution. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2009.00658.x

Findlay WA, Redfield RJ. 2009. Coevolution of DNA Uptake Sequences and Bacterial Proteomes. Genome. Biol Evol. 1(1):45-55.

Maughan H, Redfield RJ. 2009. Tracing the evolution of competence in Haemophilus influenzae. PLoS One 4(6):e5854.

Cameron AD, Redfield RJ. 2008. CRP binding and transcription activation at CRP-S sites. Journal of Molecular Biology 383(2):313-23.

Cameron AD, Volar M, Bannister LA, Redfield RJ. 2008. RNA secondary structure regulates the translation of sxy and competence development in Haemophilus influenzae. Nucleic Acids Research 36(1):10-20.

Cameron, A. D. S., and Redfield, R. J. 2006. Non-canonical CRP sites control competence regulons in Escherichia coli and many other gamma-proteobacteria. Nucleic Acids Research 36(1) : 10-20.

Redfield, R. J., Findlay, W. A., Bossé, J., Kroll, J. S, Cameron, A. D. S. and Nash, J. H. E. 2006. Evolution of competence and DNA uptake specificity in the Pasteurellaceae. BMC Evolutionary Biology 6:82.

Redfield, R. J., Cameron A. D, Qian, Q., Hinds, J., Ali, T. R., Kroll, J. S. and Langford, P. 2004. A novel CRP-dependent regulon controls expression of competence genes in Haemophilus influenzae. 2005. Journal of Molecular Biology 347: 735-747.

Bakkali, M., Chen, T.-Y., Lee, H.-C. and Redfield, R. J. 2004 Evolutionary stability of DNA uptake sequences in the Pasteurellaceae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 101: 4513-4518.

Wang, Y., Goodman, S., Redfield, R. J. and Chen, C. 2002 Natural transformation and DNA uptake signal sequences in Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans. Journal of Bacteriology 184: 3442-3449.

MacFadyen, L. P., Chen, D., Vo, H. C., Liao, D., Sinotte, R., and Redfield, R. J. 2001. Competence development by Haemophilus influenzae is regulated by the availability of nucleic acid precursors. Molecular Microbiology 40: 700-7.

Ma, C., and Redfield, R. J. 2000 Point mutations in a peptidoglycan biosynthesis gene cause competence induction in Haemophilus influenzae. Journal of Bacteriology 182:3323-3330.

Macfadyen, L. P., C. Ma and R. J. Redfield. 1998. A 3′:5′-cAMP phosphodiesterase modulates cAMP levels and optimizes competence in H. influenzae Rd. Journal of Bacteriology 180: 44-1-4405.

Macfadyen, L. P. Regulation of competence development in Haemophilus influenzae. (2000) Journal of Theoretical Biology 207: 349-59.

Redfield, R. J., M. R. Schrag, and A. M. Dean. 1997. The evolution of bacterial transformation: sex with poor relations. Genetics 146:27-38.

Macfadyen, L. P., I. Dorocicz, J. Reizer, M. H. Saier Jr., and R. J. Redfield. 1996. Regulation of competence development and sugar utilization in Haemophilus influenzae Rd by a phosphoenolpyruvate:fructose phosphotransferase system. Molecular Microbiology 21 (5):941-952.

Macfadyen, L. P., and R. J. Redfield, 1996. Life in Mucus: Sugar metabolism in Haemophilus influenzae. Research in Microbiology 147: 541-551 (this paper is an invited contribution to a single-topic issue).

Redfield, R. J. 1993. Evolution of natural transformation: Testing the DNA repair hypothesis in Haemophilus influenzae and Bacillus subtilis. Genetics 133:755-761.

Williams, P., L. Bannister, and R. J. Redfield. 1994 The Haemophilus influenzae sxy-1 mutation is in a newly identified gene essential for competence. Journal of Bacteriology 176 (22) 6789-6794.

Dorocicz, I., P. Williams, and R. J. Redfield. 1993. The Haemophilus influenzae adenylate cyclase gene: cloning, sequence, and essential role in competence. Journal of Bacteriology 175:7142-49.

Redfield, R. J., 1993. Genes for breakfast: the have-your-cake-and-eat-it-too of natural transformation. J. Hered. 84: 400-404 (Proceedings of AGA Symposium, 1992).

Redfield, R. J. 1991. sxy-1, a Haemophilus influenzae mutation causing greatly enhanced spontaneous competence. Journal of Bacteriology 173: 5612-5618.

Redfield, R. J. 1991. Bacterial mating preferences. Nature 352: 25-26.

Tomb, J.-F., G. Barcak, M. Chandler, R. J. Redfield and H. O. Smith, 1989. Transposon mutagenesis, characterization, and cloning of transformation genes of Haemophilus influenzae Rd. Journal of Bacteriology 171: 3796-3802.

Lee, J. J., H. O. Smith and R. J. Redfield, 1989. Organization of the Haemophilus influenzae Rd genome. Journal of Bacteriology 171: 3016-3024.

Redfield, R. J., 1988. Evolution of bacterial transformation: is sex with dead cells ever better than no sex at all? Genetics 119: 213-221.

Reviews and Book Chapters

Maughan H, Sinha S, Wilson L, Redfield R (2008). Competence, DNA Uptake and Transformation in the Pasteurellaceae. Chapter in Pasteurellaceae: Biology, Genomics and Molecular Aspects, Caister Academic Press, ISBN: 978-1-904455-34-9.

Redfield, R. J. 2001. Do bacteria have sex? Nature Reviews Genetics 2:634-9.

Redfield, R. J. 2001 Transformation. Encyclopedia of Genetics, Academic Press.

Redfield, R. J. 2001 Transformation and Transfection. Two entries in the Encyclopedia of Genetics, Academic Press.

Redfield, R. J. 2002 Haemophilus influenzae, Genetics. Entry in Encyclopedia of Microbiology, Academic Press.

Redfield, R. J. 1997. The problem of the evolution of sex. Proceedings of a NASA Life Sciences Workshop on Evolution: a molecular perspective. Woods Hole, October 1997.

Redfield, R. J. A truly pluralistic view of sex and recombination. 1999 Journal of Evolutionary Biology 12: 1043-1046

Redfield, R. J. 1996. The Haemophilus influenzae genome: after sequencing, then what? MedScape/Women’s Health , June 1996 (a peer-reviewed on-line journal, available at Mooers 1996.

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