SEARCH

SEARCH BY CITATION

References

  • Aguilar, C., Bertani, I., and Venturi, V. (2003a) Quorum-sensing system and stationary-phase sigma factor (rpoS) of the onion pathogen Burkholderia cepacia genomovar I type strain, ATCC 25416. Appl Environ Microbiol 69: 17391747.
  • Aguilar, C., Friscina, A., Devescovi, G., Kojic, M., and Venturi, V. (2003b) Identification of quorum-sensing-regulated genes of Burkholderia cepacia. J Bacteriol 185: 64566462.
  • Akakura, R., and Winans, S.C. (2002) Mutations in the occQ operator that decrease OccR-induced DNA bending do not cause constitutive promoter activity. J Biol Chem 277: 1577315780.
  • Altschul, S.F., Madden, T.L., Schaffer, A.A., Zhang, J.H., Zhang, Z., Miller, W., et al. (1997) Gapped BLAST and PSI-BLAST: a new generation of protein database search programs. Nucleic Acids Res 25: 33893402.
  • Ausmees, N., Mayer, R., Weinhouse, H., Volman, G., Amikam, D., Benziman, M., et al. (2001) Genetic data indicate that proteins containing the GGDEF domain possess diguanylate cyclase activity. FEMS Microbiol Lett 204: 163167.
  • Ausubel, F., Brent, R., Kingston, R.E., Moore, D.D., Seidman, J.G., Smith, J.A., et al. (1987) Current Protocols in Molecular Biology. New York, NY: Wiley.
  • von Bodman, S.B., Ball, J.K., Faini, M.A., Herrera, C.M., Minogue, T.D., Urbanowski, M.L., et al. (2003) The quorum sensing negative regulators EsaR and ExpR (Ecc), homologues within the LuxR family, retain the ability to function as activators of transcription. J Bacteriol 185: 70017007.
  • Busby, S., and Ebright, R.H. (1999) Transcription activation by catabolite activator protein (CAP). J Mol Biol 293: 199213.
  • Chen, W.M., Moulin, L., Bontemps, C., Vandamme, P., Bena, G., and Boivin-Masson, C. (2003) Legume symbiotic nitrogen fixation by beta-proteobacteria is widespread in nature. J Bacteriol 185: 72667272.
  • Choi, S.H., and Greenberg, E.P. (1992) Genetic dissection of DNA-binding and luminescence gene activation by the Vibrio fischeri LuxR protein. J Bacteriol 174: 40644069.
  • Coenye, T., and Vandamme, P. (2003) Diversity and significance of Burkholderia species occupying diverse ecological niches. Environ Microbiol 5: 719729.
  • Darling, P., Chan, M., Cox, A.D., and Sokol, P.A. (1998) Siderophore production by cystic fibrosis isolates of Burkholderia cepacia. Infect Immun 66: 874877.
  • Eberhard, A., Burlingame, A.L., Eberhard, C., Kenyon, G.L., Nealson, K.H., and Oppenheimer, N.J. (1981) Structural identification of autoinducer of Photobacterium fischeri luciferase. Biochemistry 20: 24442449.
  • Eberhard, A., Widrig, C.A., McBath, P., and Schineller, J.B. (1986) Analogs of the autoinducer of bioluminescence in Vibrio fischeri. Arch Microbiol 146: 3540.
  • Eberhard, A., Longin, T., Widrig, C.A., and Stranick, S.J. (1991) Synthesis of the lux gene autoinducer in Vibrio fischeri Is positively autoregulated. Arch Microbiol 155: 294297.
  • Engebrecht, J., and Silverman, M. (1984) Identification of genes and gene products necessary for bacterial bioluminescence. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 81: 41544158.
  • Flavier, A.B., Ganova-Raeva, L.M., Schell, M.A., and Denny, T.P. (1997) Hierarchical autoinduction in Ralstonia solanacearum: control of acyl-homoserine lactone production by a novel autoregulatory system responsive to 3-hydroxypalmitic acid methyl ester. J Bacteriol 179: 70897097.
  • Fuqua, W.C., Winans, S.C., and Greenberg, E.P. (1994) Quorum sensing in bacteria – the LuxR-LuxI family of cell density-responsive transcriptional regulators. J Bacteriol 176: 269275.
  • Furbass, R., Gocht, M., Zuber, P., and Marahiel, M.A. (1991) Interaction of AbrB, a transcriptional regulator from Bacillus subtilis with the promoters of the transition state-activated genes tycA and Spovg. Mol Gen Genet 225: 347354.
  • Galperin, M.Y., Nikolskaya, A., , N., and Koonin, E.V. (2001) Novel domains of the prokaryotic two-component signal transduction systems. FEMS Microbiol Lett 203: 1121.
  • Godoy, D., Randle, G., Simpson, A.J., Aanensen, D.M., Pitt, T.L., Kinoshita, R., et al. (2003) Multilocus sequence typing and evolutionary relationships among the causative agents of melioidosis and glanders, Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia mallei. J Clin Microbiol 41: 20682079.
  • Gotschlich, A., Huber, B., Geisenberger, O., Togl, A., Steidle, A., Riedel, K., et al. (2001) Synthesis of multiple N-acylhomoserine lactones is wide-spread among the members of the Burkholderia cepacia complex. Syst Appl Microbiol 24: 114.
  • Govan, J.R., Brown, P.H., Maddison, J., Doherty, C.J., Nelson, J.W., Dodd, M., et al. (1993) Evidence for transmission of Pseudomonas cepacia by social contact in cystic fibrosis. Lancet 342: 1519.
  • Greene, J.M., and Struhl, K. (1993) Analysis of RNA structure and synthesis. In Current Protocols in Molecular Biology. Ausubel, F.M., Brent, R., Kingston, R.E., Moore, D.D., Seidman, J.G., Smith, J.A. (eds). New York, NY: John Wiley, pp. 4.6.14.6.1.
  • Huber, B., Riedel, K., Hentzer, M., Heydorn, A., Gotschlich, A., Givskov, M., et al. (2001) The cep quorum-sensing system of Burkholderia cepacia H111 controls biofilm formation and swarming motility. Microbiology 147: 25172528.
  • Huber, B., Feldmann, F., Kothe, M., Vandamme, P., Wopperer, J., Riedel, K., et al. (2004) Identification of a novel virulence factor in Burkholderia cenocepacia H111 required for efficient slow killing of Caenorhabditis elegans. Infect Immun 72: 72207230.
  • Isles, A., Maclusky, I., Corey, M., Gold, R., Prober, C., Fleming, P., et al. (1984) Pseudomonas cepacia infection in cystic fibrosis – an emerging problem. J Pediatrics 104: 206210.
  • Jones, A.M., and Webb, A.K. (2003) Recent advances in cross-infection in cystic fibrosis: Burkholderia cepacia complex, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, MRSA and Pandoraea spp. J R Soc Med 96: 6672.
  • de Kievit, T.R., and Iglewski, B.H. (2000) Bacterial quorum sensing in pathogenic relationships. Infect Immun 68: 48394849.
  • Kothe, M., Antl, M., Huber, B., Stoecker, K., Ebrecht, D., Steinmetz, I., et al. (2003) Killing of Caenorhabditis elegans by Burkholderia cepacia is controlled by the cep quorum-sensing system. Cell Microbiol 5: 343351.
  • Lewenza, S., and Sokol, P.A. (2001) Regulation of ornibactin biosynthesis and N-acyl- l-homoserine lactone production by CepR in Burkholderia cepacia. J Bacteriol 183: 22122218.
  • Lewenza, S., Conway, B., Greenberg, E.P., and Sokol, P.A. (1999) Quorum sensing in Burkholderia cepacia: identification of the LuxRI homologs CepRI. J Bacteriol 181: 748756.
  • Lutter, E., Lewenza, S., Dennis, J.J., Visser, M.B., and Sokol, P.A. (2001) Distribution of quorum-sensing genes in the Burkholderia cepacia complex. Infect Immun 69: 46614666.
  • Mahenthiralingam, E., Coenye, T., Chung, J.W., Speert, D.P., Govan, J.R., Taylor, P., et al. (2000) Diagnostically and experimentally useful panel of strains from the Burkholderia cepacia complex. J Clin Microbiol 38: 910913.
  • Matthysse, A.G., Holmes, K.V., and Gurlitz, R.H. (1981) Elaboration of cellulose fibrils by Agrobacterium tumefaciens during attachment to carrot cells. J Bacteriol 145: 583595.
  • Merriman, T.R., and Lamont, I.L. (1993) Construction and use of a self-cloning promoter probe vector for gram-negative bacteria. Gene 126: 1723.
  • Miller, J. (1972) Experiments in Molecular Genetics. Cold Spring Harbor, New York, NY: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.
  • Miller, M.B., and Bassler, B.L. (2001) Quorum sensing in bacteria. Annu Rev Microbiol 55: 165199.
  • Minogue, T.D., Wehland-von Trebra, M., Bernhard, F., and von Bodman, S.B. (2002) The autoregulatory role of EsaR, a quorum-sensing regulator in Pantoea stewartii ssp. stewartii: evidence for a repressor function. Mol Microbiol 44: 16251635.
  • Pappas, K.M., and Winans, S.C. (2003) A LuxR-type regulator from Agrobacterium tumefaciens elevates Ti plasmid copy number by activating transcription of plasmid replication genes. Mol Microbiol 48: 10591073.
  • Pappas, K.M., Weingart, C.L., and Winans, S.C. (2004) Chemical communication in proteobacteria: biochemical and structural studies of signal synthases and receptors required for intercellular signalling. Mol Microbiol 53: 755769.
  • Pearson, J.P., Gray, K.M., Passador, L., Tucker, K.D., Eberhard, A., Iglewski, B.H., et al. (1994) Structure of the autoinducer required for expression of Pseudomonas aeruginosa virulence genes. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 91: 197201.
  • Pratt, L.A., and Kolter, R. (1998) Genetic analysis of Escherichia coli biofilm formation: roles of flagella, motility, chemotaxis and type I pili. Mol Microbiol 30: 285293.
  • Riedel, K., Hentzer, M., Geisenberger, O., Huber, B., Steidle, A., Wu, H., et al. (2001) N-acylhomoserine-lactone-mediated communication between Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Burkholderia cepacia in mixed biofilms. Microbiology 147: 32493262.
  • Riedel, K., Arevalo-Ferro, C., Reil, G., Gorg, A., Lottspeich, F., and Eberl, L. (2003) Analysis of the quorum-sensing regulon of the opportunistic pathogen Burkholderia cepacia H111 by proteomics. Electrophoresis 24: 740750.
  • Sambrook, J., and Russell, D.W. (2001) Molecular Cloning, 3rd edn. New York, NY: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
  • Schuster, M., Lostroh, C.P., Ogi, T., and Greenberg, E.P. (2003) Identification, timing, and signal specificity of Pseudomonas aeruginosa quorum-controlled genes: a transcriptome analysis. J Bacteriol 185: 20662079.
  • Schuster, M., Urbanowski, M.L., and Greenberg, E.P. (2004) Promoter specificity in Pseudomonas aeruginosa quorum sensing revealed by DNA binding of purified LasR. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 101: 1583315839.
  • Slauch, J.M., Lee, A.A., Mahan, M.J., and Mekalanos, J.J. (1996) Molecular characterization of the oafA locus responsible for acetylation of Salmonella typhimurium o-antigen: oafA is a member of a family of integral membrane trans-acylases. J Bacteriol 178: 59045909.
  • Sokol, P.A., Sajjan, U., Visser, M.B., Gingues, S., Forstner, J., and Kooi, C. (2003) The CepIR quorum-sensing system contributes to the virulence of Burkholderia cenocepacia respiratory infections. Microbiology 149: 36493658.
  • Stevens, A.M., and Greenberg, E.P. (1999) Transcriptional activation by LuxR. In Cell–cell Communication in Bacteria. Dunny, G.M., Winans, S.C. (eds). Washington, DC: American Society for Microbiology, pp. 231242.
  • Stevens, A.M., Fujita, N., Ishihama, A., and Greenberg, E.P. (1999) Involvement of the RNA polymerase alpha-subunit C-terminal domain in LuxR-dependent activation of the Vibrio fischeri luminescence genes. J Bacteriol 181: 47044707.
  • Strauch, M.A. (1995) In vitro binding affinity of the Bacillus subtilis AbrB protein to six different DNA target regions. J Bacteriol 177: 45324536.
  • Strauch, M.A., Spiegelman, G.B., Perego, M., Johnson, W.C., Burbulys, D., and Hoch, J.A. (1989) The transition state transcription regulator AbrB of Bacillus subtilis is a DNA binding protein. EMBO J 8: 16151621.
  • Taylor, R.F.H., Gaya, H., and Hodson, M.E. (1993) Pseudomonas cepacia– pulmonary infection in patients with cystic fibrosis. Respir Med 87: 187192.
  • Urbanowski, M.L., Lostroh, C.P., and Greenberg, E.P. (2004) Reversible acyl-homoserine lactone binding to purified Vibrio fischeri LuxR protein. J Bacteriol 186: 631637.
  • Vandamme, P., Holmes, B., Vancanneyt, M., Coenye, T., Hoste, B., Coopman, R., et al. (1997) Occurrence of multiple genomovars of Burkholderia cepacia in cystic fibrosis patients and proposal of Burkholderia multivorans sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 47: 11881200.
  • Vannini, A., Volpari, C., Gargioli, C., Muraglia, E., Cortese, R., De Francesco, R., et al. (2002) The crystal structure of the quorum sensing protein TraR bound to its autoinducer and target DNA. EMBO J 21: 43934401.
  • Venturi, V., Friscina, A., Bertani, I., Devescovi, G., and Aguilar, C. (2004) Quorum sensing in the Burkholderia cepacia complex. Res Microbiol 155: 238244.
  • Wagner, V.E., Bushnell, D., Passador, L., Brooks, A.I., and Iglewski, B.H. (2003) Microarray analysis of Pseudomonas aeruginosa quorum-sensing regulons: effects of growth phase and environment. J Bacteriol 185: 20802095.
  • Welch, M., Todd, D.E., Whitehead, N.A., McGowan, S.J., Bycroft, B.W., and Salmond, G.P. (2000) N-acyl homoserine lactone binding to the CarR receptor determines quorum-sensing specificity in Erwinia. EMBO J 19: 631641.
  • Whitehead, N.A., Barnard, A.M.L., Slater, H., Simpson, N.J.L., and Salmond, G.P.C. (2001) Quorum-sensing in gram-negative bacteria. Fems Microbiol Rev 25: 365404.
  • Wong, H.C., Fear, A.L., Calhoon, R.D., Eichinger, G.H., Mayer, R., Amikam, D., et al. (1990) Genetic organization of the cellulose synthase operon in Acetobacter xylinum. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 87: 81308134.
  • Zhang, R., Pappas, T., Brace, J.L., Miller, P., Oulmassov, T., Molyneaux, J.M., et al. (2002) Structure of a bacterial quorum-sensing transcription factor complexed with pheromone and DNA. Nature 417: 971974.
  • Zhu, J., and Winans, S.C. (1999) Autoinducer binding by the quorum-sensing regulator TraR increases affinity for target promoters in vitro and decreases TraR turnover rates in whole cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 96: 48324837.
  • Zhu, J., and Winans, S.C. (2001) The quorum-sensing transcriptional regulator TraR requires its cognate sig  naling  ligand  for  protein  folding,  protease  resistance, and dimerization. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 98: 15071512.
  • Zhu, J., Beaber, J.W., More, M.I., Fuqua, C., Eberhard, A., and Winans, S.C. (1998) Analogs of the autoinducer 3-oxooctanoyl-homoserine lactone strongly inhibit activity of the TraR protein of Agrobacterium tumefaciens. J Bacteriol 180: 53985405.