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Articles listed below derive from interdisciplinary research projects supported by the CEMI (listed here), and are posted on an on-going basis.  Other publications involving Caltech microbiology can be found on individual web pages of the CEMI faculty.


W.H. DePas, R. Starwalt-Lee, L. Van Sambeek, S. Ravindra Kumar, V. Gradinaru and D.K. Newman (2016) Exposing the three-dimensional biogeography and metabolic states of pathogens in cystic fibrosis sputum via hydrogel embedding, clearing, and rRNA labeling, MBio, 2016 Sep 27;7(5). pii: e00796-16. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00796-16.


Y. Lin, C.H. Sohn, C.K. Dalal, L. Cai and M.B. Elowitz (2015) Combinatorial gene regulation by modulation of relative pulse timing, Nature, 2015 Nov 5;527(7576):54-8. doi: 10.1038/nature15710. Epub 2015 Oct 14.


W.W. Fischer, J. Hemp and J.E. Johnson (2015) Manganese and the evolution of photosynthesis, Orig Life Evol Biosph, 2015 Sep;45(3):351-7. doi: 10.1007/s11084-015-9442-5. Epub 2015 May 29.


J.M. Yano, K. Yu, G.P. Donaldson, G.G. Shastri, P. Ann , L. Ma, C.R. Nagler, R.F. Ismagilov, S.K. Mazmanian and E.Y. Hsiao (2015) Indigenous bacteria from the gut microbiota regulate host serotonin biosynthesis, Cell, 161(2):264-76.


I.R. Booth, S. Miller, A. Müller and L. Lehtovirta-Morley (2015) The evolution of bacterial mechanosensitive channels, Cell Calcium, 2015 Mar;57(3):140-50.


L.M. Zhang, C.N. Morrison, J.T. Kaiser and D.C. Rees (2015) Nitrogenase MoFe protein from Clostridium pasteurianum at 1.08 Å resolution: comparison with the Azotobacter vinelandii MoFe protein, Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2015 Feb;71(Pt 2):274-82.


T. Spatzal, K.A. Perez, O. Einsle, J.B. Howard and D.C. Rees (2014) Ligand binding to the FeMo-cofactor: structures of CO-bound and reactivated nitrogenase, Science. 2014 Sep 26;345(6204):1620-3.


I.R. Booth (2014) Bacterial mechanosensitive channels: progress towards an understanding of their roles in cell physiology, Curr Opin Microbiol, 2014 Apr;18:16-22.


M.A. Grodick, H.M. Segal, T.J. Zwang and J.K. Barton (2014) DNA-mediated signaling by proteins with 4Fe–4S clusters is necessary for genomic integrity, J Am Chem Soc, 136(17):6470-8.


N.J. Shikuma, M. Pilhofer, G.L. Weiss, M.G. Hadfield, G.J. Jensen and D.K. Newman (2014) Marine Tubeworm Metamorphosis Induced by Arrays of Bacterial Phage Tail–Like Structures, Science, 343(6170):529-33.


M. Reuter, N.J. Hayward, S.S. Black, S. Miller, D.T. Dryden and I.R. Booth (2013) Mechanosensitive channels and bacterial cell wall integrity: does life end with a bang or a whimper? J R Soc Interface. 2013 Nov 20;11(91):20130850.


E.G. Matson, A.Z. Rosenthal, X. Zhang and J.R. Leadbetter (2013) Genome-Wide Effects of Selenium and Translational Uncoupling on Transcription in the Termite Gut Symbiont Treponema primitia, MBio, 4(6):e00869-13.


I. Olovnikov, K. Chan, R. Sachidanandam, D.K. Newman and A.A. Aravin (2013) Bacterial argonaute samples the transcriptome to identify foreign DNA, Mol Cell, 51(5):594-605.

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A.Z. Rosenthal, X. Zhang, K.S. Lucey, E.A. Ottesen, V. Trivedi, H.M. Choi, N.A. Pierce and J.R. Leadbetter (2013) Localizing transcripts to single cells suggests an important role of uncultured deltaproteobacteria in the termite gut hydrogen economy, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 110(40):16163-8.