Bacterial Adaptation & Response Networks

Smit Lab Publications

Nomellini, J. F., C. Li, D. Lavallee, I. Shanina, L. A. Cavacini, M. S. Horwitz, J. Smit. 2010. Development of an HIV-1 Specific Microbicide Using Caulobacter crescentus S-Layer Mediated Display of CD4 and MIP1α. PLoS One 5(4): e10366

Smit, J., I.A. Kaltashov, R. J. Cotter, E. Vinogradov, M. B. Perry, H. Haider, N. Qureshi. 2008. Structure of a novel lipid A obtained from the lipopolysaccharide of Caulobacter crescentus. Innate immunity 14 (1); 25-37

Smit, J. 2008. Heads Up S-Layer Display: The Power of Many Structure, 16 (8); 1151-3

Nomellini, J. F., G. Duncan, I. R. Dorocicz, and J. Smit. 2007. S-layer mediated display of the IgG-binding domain of Streptococcal Protein G on the surface of Caulobacter crescentus- Development of an immuno-active reagent. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 73 (10); 3245-3253.

Ford, M.J., J.F. Nomellini, and J. Smit. 2007. S-layer anchoring and localization of an S-layer associated protease in Caulobacter crescentus. J. Bacteriol. 189(6); 2226-2237.

Bhatnagar, P.K. A. Awasthi, J.F. Nomellini, J. Smit, and M.R. Suresh. 2006. Anti-tumour effects of the bacterium Caulobacter crescentus in murine tumour models. Cancer Biology and Therapy, 5 (5); 485-491.

Toporowski, M.C., J.F. Nomellini, P. Awram, A. Levi, and J. Smit. 2005. Transcriptional regulation of the S-layer protein type I secretion system in Caulobacter crescentus. FEMS Microbiol. 251: 29-36.

Duncan, G., C. A. Tarling, W. H. Bingle, J. F. Nomellini, M. Yamage, I. R. Dorocicz, S. G. Withers, and J. Smit. 2005. Evaluating a new system for the development of particulate enzymes based on the surface (S)-layer protein (RsaA) of Caulobacter crescentus; fusion with the ß-1,4-glycanase (Cex) from the cellulolytic bacterium Cellulomonas fimi yields a robust, catalytically active product. Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol. 127: 95-110

Toporowski, M.C., J.F. Nomellini, P. Awram, and J. Smit. 2004.  Two outer membrane proteins are required for maximal type I secretion of the Caulobacter crescentus S-layer protein.   J. Bacteriol. 186(23);8000-8009.

Nomellini, J.F., M.C. Toporowski, and J. Smit. 2004. Secretion or presentation of recombinant proteins and peptides mediated by the S-layer of Caulobacter crescentus, Chapter 11 in Expression Technologies: Current Status and Future Trends”, pp. 477-524. ed. F. Baneyx, Horizon Scientific Press.

Umelo-Njaka, E., W. H. Bingle, F. Borchani, K. D. Le, P. Awram, T. Blake, J. F. Nomellini, and J. Smit. 2002. Caulobacter crescentus synthesizes an S-layer-editing metalloprotease possessing a domain sharing sequence similarity with its paracrystalline S-layer protein. J Bacteriol 184:2709-18.

Umelo-Njaka, E., J. F. Nomellini, W. H. Bingle, L. G. Glasier, R. T. Irvin, and J. Smit. 2001. Expression and testing of Pseudomonas aeruginosa vaccine candidate proteins prepared with the Caulobacter crescentus S-layer protein expression system. Vaccine 19:1406-15.

Umelo-Njaka, E., J. F. Nomellini, H. Yim, and J. Smit. 2001. Development of small high-copy-number plasmid vectors for gene expression in Caulobacter crescentus. Plasmid 46:37-46.

Bingle, W. H., J. F. Nomellini, and J. Smit. 2000. Secretion of the Caulobacter crescentus S-layer protein: further localization of the C-terminal secretion signal and its use for secretion of recombinant proteins. J Bacteriol 182:3298-301.

Bingle, W. H., J. F. Nomellini, and J. Smit. 1997. Cell-surface display of a Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain K pilin peptide within the paracrystalline S-layer of Caulobacter crescentus. Mol Microbiol 26:277-88.

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