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The cross-species bacterial communication signal autoinducer 2 (AI-2), produced by the purified enzymes Pfs (nucleosidase) and LuxS (terminal synthase) from S-adenosylhomocysteine, directly increasedExpand
  • Tarun Kumar Bansal, Derek L. Englert, Jintae Lee, Manjunath Hegde, Thomas K. Wood, Arul Jayaraman
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Infection and Immunity
  • 2007 (First Publication: 25 June 2007)
  • ABSTRACT During infection in the gastrointestinal tract, enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) O157:H7 is exposed to a wide range of signaling molecules, including the eukaryotic hormonesExpand
  • Breann L. Brown, Simina Grigoriu, +5 authors Rebecca Page
  • Medicine, Biology
  • PLoS pathogens
  • 2009 (First Publication: 1 December 2009)
  • One mechanism by which bacteria survive environmental stress is through the formation of bacterial persisters, a sub-population of genetically identical quiescent cells that exhibit multidrugExpand
  • Tarun Kumar Bansal, Robert C. Alaniz, Thomas K. Wood, Arul Jayaraman
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2009 (First Publication: 29 December 2009)
  • Interkingdom signaling is established in the gastrointestinal tract in that human hormones trigger responses in bacteria; here, we show that the corollary is true, that a specific bacterial signal,Expand
  • Jonathan O. Sharp, Christopher M. Sales, +5 authors Lisa Alvarez-Cohen
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Applied and Environmental Microbiology
  • 2007 (First Publication: 14 September 2007)
  • ABSTRACT Rhodococci are common soil heterotrophs that possess diverse functional enzymatic activities with economic and ecological significance. In this study, the correlation between gene expressionExpand