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Publications

1.         Eijlander RT, Holsappel S, de Jong A, Ghosh A, Christie G, Kuipers OP. SpoVT: From Fine-Tuning Regulator in Bacillus subtilis to Essential Sporulation Protein in Bacillus cereus. Frontiers in microbiology 2016;7:1607.

2.         Al-Riyami B, Ustok FI, Stott K, Chirgadze DY, Christie G. The crystal structure of Clostridium perfringens SleM, a muramidase involved in cortical hydrolysis during spore germination. Proteins 2016.

3.         Ustok FI, Chirgadze DY, Christie G. Crystal structure of the PepSY-containing domain of the YpeB protein involved in germination of Bacillus spores. Proteins 2015;83(10):1914-1921.

4.         Ustok FI, Chirgadze DY, Christie G. Structural and functional analysis of SleL, a peptidoglycan lysin involved in germination of Bacillus spores. Proteins 2015;83(10):1787-1799.

5.         Manetsberger J, Manton JD, Erdelyi MJ, Lin H, Rees D, Christie G, Rees EJ. Ellipsoid Localization Microscopy Infers the Size and Order of Protein Layers in Bacillus Spore Coats. Biophys J 2015;109(10):2058-2066.

6.         Manetsberger J, Hall EA, Christie G. Plasmid-encoded genes influence exosporium assembly and morphology in Bacillus megaterium QM B1551 spores. FEMS microbiology letters 2015;362(18).

7.         Gupta S, Zhou KX, Bailey DM, Christie G. Structure-function analysis of the Bacillus megaterium GerUD spore germinant receptor protein. FEMS microbiology letters 2015;362(24).

8.         Cruz-Mora J, Perez-Valdespino A, Gupta S, Withange N, Kuwana R, Takamatsu H, Christie G, Setlow P. The GerW Protein Is Not Involved in the Germination of Spores of Bacillus Species. PLoS One 2015;10(3):e0119125.

9.         Ustok FI, Packman LC, Lowe CR, Christie G. Spore germination mediated by Bacillus megaterium QM B1551 SleL and YpeB. Journal of bacteriology 2014;196(5):1045-1054.

10.       Manetsberger J, Hall EA, Christie G. BMQ_0737 encodes a novel protein crucial to the integrity of the outermost layers of Bacillus megaterium QM B1551 spores. FEMS microbiology letters 2014;358(2):162-169.

11.       Ramirez-Peralta A, Gupta S, Butzin XY, Setlow B, Korza G, Leyva-Vazquez MA, Christie G, Setlow P. Identification of new proteins that modulate the germination of spores of Bacillus species. Journal of bacteriology 2013;195(13):3009-3021.

12.       Li Y, Butzin XY, Davis A, Setlow B, Korza G, Ustok FI, Christie G, Setlow P, Hao B. Activity and regulation of various forms of CwlJ, SleB, and YpeB proteins in degrading cortex peptidoglycan of spores of Bacillus species in vitro and during spore germination. Journal of bacteriology 2013;195(11):2530-2540.

13.       Gupta S, Ustok FI, Johnson CL, Bailey DM, Lowe CR, Christie G. Investigating the functional hierarchy of Bacillus megaterium PV361 spore germinant receptors. Journal of bacteriology 2013;195(13):3045-3053.

14.       Christie G. Initiation of germination in Bacillus and Clostridium spores. In: Abel-Santos E, editor. Bacterial Spores: Current research and applications. Norfolk, UK: Caister Academic Press; 2012. p 89-106.

15.       Christie G, Ustok FI, Lu Q, Packman LC, Lowe CR. Mutational analysis of Bacillus megaterium QM B1551 cortex-lytic enzymes. Journal of bacteriology 2010;192(20):5378-5389.

16.       Christie G, Gotzke H, Lowe CR. Identification of a receptor subunit and putative ligand-binding residues involved in the Bacillus megaterium QM B1551 spore germination response to glucose. Journal of bacteriology 2010;192(17):4317-4326.

17.       Setlow B, Peng L, Loshon CA, Li YQ, Christie G, Setlow P. Characterization of the germination of Bacillus megaterium spores lacking enzymes that degrade the spore cortex. Journal of applied microbiology 2009;107(1):318-328.

18.       Christie G, Lowe CR. Amino acid substitutions in transmembrane domains 9 and 10 of GerVB that affect the germination properties of Bacillus megaterium spores. Journal of bacteriology 2008;190(24):8009-8017.

19.       Christie G, Lazarevska M, Lowe CR. Functional consequences of amino acid substitutions to GerVB, a component of the Bacillus megaterium spore germinant receptor. Journal of bacteriology 2008;190(6):2014-2022.

20.       Bhatta D, Christie G, Blyth J, Lowe CR. Development of a holographic sensor for the detection of calcium dipicolinate—A sensitive biomarker for bacterial spores. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 2008;134(2):356-359.

21.       Christie G, Lowe CR. Role of chromosomal and plasmid-borne receptor homologues in the response of Bacillus megaterium QM B1551 spores to germinants. Journal of bacteriology 2007;189(12):4375-4383.

22.       Bhatta D, Christie G, Madrigal-Gonzalez B, Blyth J, Lowe CR. Holographic sensors for the detection of bacterial spores. Biosensors & bioelectronics 2007;23(4):520-527.

23.       Leggo PJ, Ledesert B, Christie G. The role of clinoptilolite in organo-zeolitic-soil systems used for phytoremediation. The Science of the total environment 2006;363(1-3):1-10.

24.       Madrigal González B, Christie G, Davidson CAB, Blyth J, Lowe CR. Divalent metal ion-sensitive holographic sensors. Analytica Chimica Acta 2005;528(2):219-228.