Caulobacter

Summary

Alias: Caulobacter Henrici and Johnson 1935 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Abraham et al. 1999

Top Publications

  1. Heneberg P. Finding the smoking gun: protein tyrosine phosphatases as tools and targets of unicellular microorganisms and viruses. Curr Med Chem. 2012;19:1530-66 pubmed
    ..of important non-metazoan pathogens (Listeria monocytogenes, Staphylococcus aureus, Porphyromonas gingivalis, Caulobacter crescentus, Yersinia, Synechocystis, Leishmania, Plasmodium falciparum, Entamoeba histolytica, etc...
  2. Balish M. Mycoplasma pneumoniae, an underutilized model for bacterial cell biology. J Bacteriol. 2014;196:3675-82 pubmed publisher
    ..attention has been given to these model organisms, which include Escherichia coli, Bacillus subtilis, Caulobacter crescentus, and Myxococcus xanthus...
  3. Gordon J, Christie P. The Agrobacterium Ti Plasmids. Microbiol Spectr. 2014;2: pubmed publisher
    ..respectively), human pathogens (Brucella spp., Bartonella spp., Rickettsia spp.), and nonpathogens (Caulobacter crescentus, Rhodobacter sphaeroides)...
  4. Pini F, De Nisco N, Ferri L, Penterman J, Fioravanti A, Brilli M, et al. Cell Cycle Control by the Master Regulator CtrA in Sinorhizobium meliloti. PLoS Genet. 2015;11:e1005232 pubmed publisher
    ..In Caulobacter crescentus, cellular differentiation is tightly linked to the cell cycle via the activity of the master ..
  5. Adhikari S, Curtis P. DNA methyltransferases and epigenetic regulation in bacteria. FEMS Microbiol Rev. 2016;40:575-91 pubmed publisher
    ..In Caulobacter crescentus and other Alphaproteobacteria, the methyltransferase CcrM is cell cycle regulated and is involved in ..
  6. Francez Charlot A, Kaczmarczyk A, Vorholt J. The branched CcsA/CckA-ChpT-CtrA phosphorelay of Sphingomonas melonis controls motility and biofilm formation. Mol Microbiol. 2015;97:47-63 pubmed publisher
    The CckA-ChpT-CtrA phosphorelay is central to the regulation of the cell cycle in Caulobacter crescentus. The three proteins are conserved in Alphaproteobacteria, but little is known about their roles in most members of this class...
  7. Christensen S, Serbus L. Comparative analysis of wolbachia genomes reveals streamlining and divergence of minimalist two-component systems. G3 (Bethesda). 2015;5:983-96 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast to the well-studied Caulobacter crescentus system, which carries dozens of these pairs, the streamlined bacterial endosymbiont Wolbachia ..
  8. Haakonsen D, Yuan A, Laub M. The bacterial cell cycle regulator GcrA is a σ70 cofactor that drives gene expression from a subset of methylated promoters. Genes Dev. 2015;29:2272-86 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we found that the essential cell cycle regulator GcrA in Caulobacter crescentus activates the transcription of target genes in a fundamentally different manner...
  9. Heinrich K, Sobetzko P, Jonas K. A Kinase-Phosphatase Switch Transduces Environmental Information into a Bacterial Cell Cycle Circuit. PLoS Genet. 2016;12:e1006522 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we demonstrate that the freshwater bacterium Caulobacter crescentus blocks cell division and grows to filamentous cells in response to stress conditions affecting the ..

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Publications148 found, 100 shown here

  1. Kohler C, Lourenço R, Bernhardt J, Albrecht D, Schüler J, Hecker M, et al. A comprehensive genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic analysis of a hyperosmotic stress sensitive α-proteobacterium. BMC Microbiol. 2015;15:71 pubmed publisher
    ..response to this stress condition have focused on soil, marine and enteric species, this report is about Caulobacter crescentus, a species inhabiting freshwater oligotrophic habitats...
  2. Ichida H, Long S. LDSS-P: an advanced algorithm to extract functional short motifs associated with coordinated gene expression. Nucleic Acids Res. 2016;44:5045-53 pubmed publisher
    ..expanded motif (AACCAT), which is positionally shifted from the previously reported CtrA consensus sequence in Caulobacter crescentus Bacterial one-hybrid experiments showed that base substitution in the expanded motif either increase ..
  3. Wurihan W, Wunier W, Li H, Fan L, Morigen M. Trans-translation ensures timely initiation of DNA replication and DnaA synthesis in Escherichia coli. Genet Mol Res. 2016;15: pubmed publisher
    ..is required to ensure timely (non-delayed) dnaA transcription and consequent initiation of DNA replication in Caulobacter crescentus...
  4. Partridge J, Nieto V, Harshey R. A new player at the flagellar motor: FliL controls both motor output and bias. MBio. 2015;6:e02367 pubmed publisher
    ..and failure to eject the flagellar filament during the developmental transition of a swimmer to a stalk cell in Caulobacter crescentus. Despite these many phenotypes, a specific function for FliL has remained elusive...
  5. Ruiz Martinez A, Bartol T, Sejnowski T, Tartakovsky D. Efficient Multiscale Models of Polymer Assembly. Biophys J. 2016;111:185-96 pubmed publisher
    ..a basic element in the division process of prokaryotic cells such as Escherichia coli, Bacillus subtilis, or Caulobacter crescentus...
  6. Westbye A, Kater L, Wiesmann C, Ding H, Yip C, Beatty J. The Protease ClpXP and the PAS Domain Protein DivL Regulate CtrA and Gene Transfer Agent Production in Rhodobacter capsulatus. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2018;84: pubmed publisher
    ..capsulatus extends the model of CtrA regulation from Caulobacter crescentus to a member of the Rhodobacterales We found that the magnitude of RcGTA production ..
  7. Rivera Osorio A, Osorio A, Poggio S, Dreyfus G, Camarena L. Architecture of divergent flagellar promoters controlled by CtrA in Rhodobacter sphaeroides. BMC Microbiol. 2018;18:129 pubmed publisher
    ..of the flagellar genes, but the architecture of CtrA-dependent promoters has only been studied in detail in Caulobacter crescentus...
  8. Hector R, Mertens J. A Synthetic Hybrid Promoter for Xylose-Regulated Control of Gene Expression in Saccharomyces Yeasts. Mol Biotechnol. 2017;59:24-33 pubmed publisher
    ..To better control transcription in S. cerevisiae, the xylose-dependent, DNA-binding repressor (XylR) from Caulobacter crescentus was used to block transcription from synthetic promoters based on the constitutive Ashbya gossypii ..
  9. Yao Q, Jewett A, Chang Y, Oikonomou C, Beeby M, Iancu C, et al. Short FtsZ filaments can drive asymmetric cell envelope constriction at the onset of bacterial cytokinesis. EMBO J. 2017;36:1577-1589 pubmed publisher
    ..show that constriction in a variety of Gram-negative bacterial cells, including Proteus mirabilis and Caulobacter crescentus, initiates asymmetrically, accompanied by asymmetric peptidoglycan incorporation and short FtsZ-..
  10. Grangeon R, Zupan J, Jeon Y, Zambryski P. Loss of PopZ At activity in Agrobacterium tumefaciens by Deletion or Depletion Leads to Multiple Growth Poles, Minicells, and Growth Defects. MBio. 2017;8: pubmed publisher
    ..Here we investigate the role of PopZ At , a homologue of Caulobacter crescentus PopZ (PopZ Cc ), a protein essential in many aspects of pole identity in C...
  11. Lori C, Ozaki S, Steiner S, Böhm R, Abel S, Dubey B, et al. Cyclic di-GMP acts as a cell cycle oscillator to drive chromosome replication. Nature. 2015;523:236-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we show that Caulobacter crescentus, a bacterium with an asymmetric division cycle, uses oscillating levels of the second messenger ..
  12. Wasserstrom L, Portugal Nunes D, Almqvist H, Sandström A, Lidén G, Gorwa Grauslund M. Exploring D-xylose oxidation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae through the Weimberg pathway. AMB Express. 2018;8:33 pubmed publisher
    ..cytosolic D-xylose oxidation was investigated instead, through the introduction of the Weimberg pathway from Caulobacter crescentus in S. cerevisiae...
  13. Jia K, Cao R, Hua D, Li P. Study of Class I and Class III Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Synthases with Substrates Containing a Modified Side Chain. Biomacromolecules. 2016;17:1477-85 pubmed publisher
    ..USM2 (PhaCCs and A479S-PhaCCs) and Caulobacter crescentus (PhaCCc) as well as class III synthase from Allochromatium vinosum (PhaECAv)...
  14. Hahn H, von Specht B. Secretory delivery of recombinant proteins in attenuated Salmonella strains: potential and limitations of Type I protein transporters. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2003;37:87-98 pubmed
    ..Type I secretion systems, mediating secretion of bacterial surface layer proteins, such as RsaA in Caulobacter crescentus, are discussed as promising candidates for improved secretory delivery systems.
  15. Kobayashi H, De Nisco N, Chien P, Simmons L, Walker G. Sinorhizobium meliloti CpdR1 is critical for co-ordinating cell cycle progression and the symbiotic chronic infection. Mol Microbiol. 2009;73:586-600 pubmed publisher
    ..meliloti that encode single-domain response regulators. In Caulobacter crescentus, CpdR controls the polar localization of the ClpXP protease, thereby mediating the regulated ..
  16. Sánchez Moreno I, Monsalve Hernando C, Godino A, Illa L, Gaspar M, Muñoz G, et al. Analytical Validation of a New Enzymatic and Automatable Method for d-Xylose Measurement in Human Urine Samples. Biomed Res Int. 2017;2017:8421418 pubmed publisher
    ..that a new enzymatic xylose quantification method, based on the activity of xylose dehydrogenase from Caulobacter crescentus, represents an excellent alternative to the manual phloroglucinol reaction...
  17. Valdehuesa K, Ramos K, Nisola G, Bañares A, Cabulong R, Lee W, et al. Everyone loves an underdog: metabolic engineering of the xylose oxidative pathway in recombinant microorganisms. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..This review introduces a brief discussion about XOP and its discovery in bacteria and archaea, such as Caulobacter crescentus and Haloferax volcanii...
  18. Al Husini N, Tomares D, Bitar O, Childers W, Schrader J. ?-Proteobacterial RNA Degradosomes Assemble Liquid-Liquid Phase-Separated RNP Bodies. Mol Cell. 2018;71:1027-1039.e14 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we show that the bacterium Caulobacter crescentus Ribonuclease (RNase) E assembles RNP LLPS condensates that we term bacterial RNP-bodies (BR-bodies), ..
  19. Radek A, Krumbach K, Gätgens J, Wendisch V, Wiechert W, Bott M, et al. Engineering of Corynebacterium glutamicum for minimized carbon loss during utilization of D-xylose containing substrates. J Biotechnol. 2014;192 Pt A:156-60 pubmed publisher
    ..glutamicum strain, we functionally integrated the Weimberg pathway from Caulobacter crescentus in C. glutamicum. This five-step pathway, encoded by the xylXABCD-operon, enabled a recombinant C...
  20. Badrinarayanan A, Le T, Laub M. Rapid pairing and resegregation of distant homologous loci enables double-strand break repair in bacteria. J Cell Biol. 2015;210:385-400 pubmed publisher
    ..In this paper, we introduced site-specific DSBs in Caulobacter crescentus and then used time-lapse microscopy to visualize the ensuing chromosome dynamics...
  21. Cabulong R, Lee W, Bañares A, Ramos K, Nisola G, Valdehuesa K, et al. Engineering Escherichia coli for glycolic acid production from D-xylose through the Dahms pathway and glyoxylate bypass. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2018;102:2179-2189 pubmed publisher
    ..coli genome and overexpressing the xdh(Cc) from Caulobacter crescentus...
  22. Panis G, Murray S, Viollier P. Versatility of global transcriptional regulators in alpha-Proteobacteria: from essential cell cycle control to ancillary functions. FEMS Microbiol Rev. 2015;39:120-33 pubmed publisher
    ..take advantage of the recent genome-wide transcriptional analyses performed in the model alpha-Proteobacterium Caulobacter crescentus to illustrate the complexity of the interactions of the global regulators at selected cell cycle-..
  23. Danhart E, Bakhtina M, Cantara W, Kuzmishin A, Ma X, Sanford B, et al. Conformational and chemical selection by a trans-acting editing domain. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017;114:E6774-E6783 pubmed publisher
    ..We used NMR spectroscopy and sequence conservation to guide extensive site-directed mutagenesis of Caulobacter crescentus ProXp-ala, along with binding and deacylation assays to map specificity determinants...
  24. Agrawal R, Pandey A, Rajankar M, Dixit N, Saini D. The two-component signalling networks of Mycobacterium tuberculosis display extensive cross-talk in vitro. Biochem J. 2015;469:121-34 pubmed publisher
    ..tuberculosis TCSs, significantly more than that in the TCSs in Escherichia coli or Caulobacter crescentus, thereby offering an alternate to specificity paradigm in TCS signalling...
  25. Dubey B, Lori C, Ozaki S, Fucile G, Plaza Menacho I, Jenal U, et al. Cyclic di-GMP mediates a histidine kinase/phosphatase switch by noncovalent domain cross-linking. Sci Adv. 2016;2:e1600823 pubmed publisher
    ..We showed recently that the universal second messenger cyclic di-guanosine monophosphate (c-di-GMP) drives Caulobacter crescentus cell cycle progression by forcing the cell cycle kinase CckA from its default kinase into ..
  26. Wang X, Xu N, Hu S, Yang J, Gao Q, Xu S, et al. d-1,2,4-Butanetriol production from renewable biomass with optimization of synthetic pathway in engineered Escherichia coli. Bioresour Technol. 2018;250:406-412 pubmed publisher
    ..coli, KdcA from Lactococcus lactis and XylD from Caulobacter crescentus were identified more efficiently for BT production...
  27. Mathis R, Ackermann M. Response of single bacterial cells to stress gives rise to complex history dependence at the population level. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016;113:4224-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To address this question, we worked with the bacterium Caulobacter crescentus and asked whether exposure to a moderate concentration of sodium chloride would affect survival ..
  28. Feaga H, Viollier P, Keiler K. Release of nonstop ribosomes is essential. MBio. 2014;5:e01916 pubmed publisher
    ..trans-translation is essential in some species, but in others, such as Caulobacter crescentus, trans-translation can be inactivated. To determine why trans-translation is dispensable in C...
  29. Le T, Laub M. Transcription rate and transcript length drive formation of chromosomal interaction domain boundaries. EMBO J. 2016;35:1582-95 pubmed publisher
    ..microscopy and chromosome conformation capture in conjunction with deep sequencing (Hi-C), we show that in Caulobacter crescentus, both transcription rate and transcript length, independent of concurrent translation, drive the ..
  30. Sterckx Y, Jové T, Shkumatov A, Garcia Pino A, Geerts L, De Kerpel M, et al. A unique hetero-hexadecameric architecture displayed by the Escherichia coli O157 PaaA2-ParE2 antitoxin-toxin complex. J Mol Biol. 2016;428:1589-603 pubmed publisher
    ..The structure of EcParE2 closely resembles that of Caulobacter crescentus ParE but shows a distinct pattern of conserved surface residues, in agreement with its apparent ..
  31. Childers W, Xu Q, Mann T, Mathews I, Blair J, Deacon A, et al. Cell fate regulation governed by a repurposed bacterial histidine kinase. PLoS Biol. 2014;12:e1001979 pubmed publisher
    One of the simplest organisms to divide asymmetrically is the bacterium Caulobacter crescentus...
  32. Sloan J, Keene J, Cahill J, Rasche E, Kuty Everett G. Complete Genome Sequence of Caulobacter crescentus Siphophage Seuss. Genome Announc. 2015;3: pubmed publisher
    b>Caulobacter crescentus is a water-dwelling bacterium known to have a dimorphic life cycle. Here, we announce the complete genome of Seuss, a C. crescentus icosahedral siphophage, and describe key features...
  33. Arias Cartin R, Dobihal G, Campos M, Surovtsev I, Parry B, Jacobs Wagner C. Replication fork passage drives asymmetric dynamics of a critical nucleoid-associated protein in Caulobacter. EMBO J. 2017;36:301-318 pubmed publisher
    ..Using genomic techniques, quantitative cell imaging, and mathematical modeling, our study in Caulobacter crescentus identifies a novel NAP (GapR) whose activity over the cell cycle is shaped by DNA replication...
  34. Jain A, Chen W. Involvement of organic acids and amino acids in ameliorating Ni(II) toxicity induced cell cycle dysregulation in Caulobacter crescentus: a metabolomics analysis. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2018;102:4563-4575 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, we studied the effect of Ni(II) toxicity on cell proliferation of α-proteobacterium Caulobacter crescentus. Next, we showed the mechanism that allows C. crescentus to survive in Ni(II) stress condition...
  35. Ash K, Brown T, Watford T, Scott L, Stephens C, Ely B. A comparison of the Caulobacter NA1000 and K31 genomes reveals extensive genome rearrangements and differences in metabolic potential. Open Biol. 2014;4: pubmed publisher
    The genus Caulobacter is found in a variety of habitats and is known for its ability to thrive in low-nutrient conditions...
  36. Scott D, Ely B. Comparison of genome sequencing technology and assembly methods for the analysis of a GC-rich bacterial genome. Curr Microbiol. 2015;70:338-44 pubmed publisher
    ..We sequenced the GC-rich Caulobacter henricii genome using the Illumina MiSeq, Roche 454, and Pacific Biosciences RS II sequencing systems...
  37. Stott K, Wood S, Blair J, Nguyen B, Herrera A, Mora Y, et al. (p)ppGpp modulates cell size and the initiation of DNA replication in Caulobacter crescentus in response to a block in lipid biosynthesis. Microbiology. 2015;161:553-64 pubmed publisher
    Stress conditions, such as a block in fatty acid synthesis, signal bacterial cells to exit the cell cycle. Caulobacter crescentus FabH is a cell-cycle-regulated β-ketoacyl-acyl carrier protein synthase that initiates lipid ..
  38. Wiebe M, Nygård Y, Oja M, Andberg M, Ruohonen L, Koivula A, et al. A novel aldose-aldose oxidoreductase for co-production of D-xylonate and xylitol from D-xylose with Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2015;99:9439-47 pubmed publisher
    An open reading frame CC1225 from the Caulobacter crescentus CB15 genome sequence belongs to the Gfo/Idh/MocA protein family and has 47 % amino acid sequence identity with the glucose-fructose oxidoreductase from Zymomonas mobilis (Zm ..
  39. De Bolle X, Crosson S, Matroule J, Letesson J. Brucella abortus Cell Cycle and Infection Are Coordinated. Trends Microbiol. 2015;23:812-21 pubmed publisher
    ..The control mechanisms of cell cycle are similar to those reported for the bacterium Caulobacter crescentus, and they are crucial for survival in the host cell...
  40. Collier J. Cell cycle control in Alphaproteobacteria. Curr Opin Microbiol. 2016;30:107-113 pubmed publisher
    ..Studies on Caulobacter crescentus still lay the foundation for understanding the molecular details of pathways regulating DNA ..
  41. Miglio A, Stefanetti V, Antognoni M, Cappelli K, Capomaccio S, Coletti M, et al. Stored Canine Whole Blood Units: What is the Real Risk of Bacterial Contamination?. J Vet Intern Med. 2016;30:1830-1837 pubmed publisher
    ..Corynebacterium spp., Caulobacter spp., Pseudomonas spp., Enterococcus spp., Serratia spp., and Leucobacter spp...
  42. Subramanian K, Tyson J. Spatiotemporal Models of the Asymmetric Division Cycle of Caulobacter crescentus. Results Probl Cell Differ. 2017;61:23-48 pubmed publisher
    ..In Caulobacter crescentus-a model organism for the study of asymmetric cell reproduction in prokaryotes-heterogeneous ..
  43. Xue S, Biondi E. Coordination of symbiosis and cell cycle functions in Sinorhizobium meliloti. Biochim Biophys Acta Gene Regul Mech. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..meliloti represents a remarkable model system for the class Alphaproteobacteria, which includes genera such as Caulobacter, Agrobacterium and Brucella...
  44. Modrak S, Melin M, Bowers L. SucA-dependent uptake of sucrose across the outer membrane of Caulobacter crescentus. J Microbiol. 2018;56:648-655 pubmed publisher
    b>Caulobacter crescentus is an aquatic Gram-negative bacterium that lives in nutrient-poor environments...
  45. Coquille S, Roux C, Mehta A, Begley T, Fitzpatrick T, Thore S. High-resolution crystal structure of the eukaryotic HMP-P synthase (THIC) from Arabidopsis thaliana. J Struct Biol. 2013;184:438-44 pubmed publisher
    ..So far, the only structure reported is the one from the bacteria Caulobacter crescentus...
  46. Markovski M, Wickner S. Preventing bacterial suicide: a novel toxin-antitoxin strategy. Mol Cell. 2013;52:611-2 pubmed publisher
    In this issue of Molecular Cell, Aarke et al. (2013) identify a toxin-antitoxin system in Caulobacter crescentus that acts by a unique mechanism...
  47. Mostafavi M, Lewis J, Saini T, Bustamante J, Gao I, Tran T, et al. Analysis of a taurine-dependent promoter in Sinorhizobium meliloti that offers tight modulation of gene expression. BMC Microbiol. 2014;14:295 pubmed publisher
    ..meliloti serves as a useful representative for investigating rhizobia-plant symbiosis and nitrogen fixation, Caulobacter crescentus for studying cell cycle regulation and organelle biogenesis, and Zymomonas mobilis for assessing the ..
  48. Eaton D, Crosson S, Fiebig A. Proper Control of Caulobacter crescentus Cell Surface Adhesion Requires the General Protein Chaperone DnaK. J Bacteriol. 2016;198:2631-42 pubmed publisher
    ..The freshwater oligotroph Caulobacter crescentus can elaborate a polysaccharide-rich polar organelle, known as the holdfast, which enables permanent ..
  49. Lawarée E, Gillet S, Louis G, Tilquin F, Le Blastier S, Cambier P, et al. Caulobacter crescentus intrinsic dimorphism provides a prompt bimodal response to copper stress. Nat Microbiol. 2016;1:16098 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we show that Caulobacter crescentus asymmetrical cell division allows an immediate bimodal response to a toxic metals-rich environment ..
  50. Nguyen D, Ely B. A Genome Comparison of T7-like Podoviruses That Infect Caulobacter crescentus. Curr Microbiol. 2018;75:760-765 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, our laboratory has initiated an effort to isolate large numbers of bacteriophages that infect Caulobacter crescentus to provide an estimate of the diversity of bacteriophages that infect this common environmental ..
  51. Pechter K, Gallagher L, Pyles H, Manoil C, Harwood C. Essential Genome of the Metabolically Versatile Alphaproteobacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris. J Bacteriol. 2015;198:867-76 pubmed publisher
    ..Of these, 323 have essential gene homologs in the alphaproteobacterium Caulobacter crescentus, and 187 have essential gene homologs in Escherichia coli. There were 24 R...
  52. Lee C, Jordan D, Stoller J, Kibblewhite R, Wagschal K. Biochemical characterization of Caulobacter crescentus xylose dehydrogenase. Int J Biol Macromol. 2018;118:1362-1367 pubmed publisher
    ..of d-xylose to value-added products by recombinant expression of the xylose dehydrogenase enzyme from Caulobacter crescentus. This enzyme uses NAD+ as a cofactor to oxidize d-xylose to d-xylono-1,4-lactone...
  53. Lau J, Hernandez Alicea L, Vass R, Chien P. A Phosphosignaling Adaptor Primes the AAA+ Protease ClpXP to Drive Cell Cycle-Regulated Proteolysis. Mol Cell. 2015;59:104-16 pubmed publisher
    The response regulator CpdR couples phosphorylation events in Caulobacter crescentus with the AAA+ protease ClpXP to provide punctuated degradation of crucial substrates involved in cell cycle regulation...
  54. Farr Zuend C, Nomellini J, Smit J, Horwitz M. Generation of a Dual-Target, Safe, Inexpensive Microbicide that Protects Against HIV-1 and HSV-2 Disease. Sci Rep. 2018;8:2786 pubmed publisher
    ..developed an inexpensive HIV-1 specific microbicide that utilizes the S-layer mediated display capabilities of Caulobacter crescentus, and have shown that recombinant C...
  55. Narayanan S, Janakiraman B, Kumar L, Radhakrishnan S. A cell cycle-controlled redox switch regulates the topoisomerase IV activity. Genes Dev. 2015;29:1175-87 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we report a novel cell cycle-regulated protein in Caulobacter crescentus, NstA (negative switch for topo IV decatenation activity), that inhibits the decatenation activity ..
  56. Lasker K, Schrader J, Men Y, Marshik T, Dill D, McAdams H, et al. CauloBrowser: A systems biology resource for Caulobacter crescentus. Nucleic Acids Res. 2016;44:D640-5 pubmed publisher
    b>Caulobacter crescentus is a premier model organism for studying the molecular basis of cellular asymmetry...
  57. Ehrle H, Guidry J, Iacovetto R, Salisbury A, Sandidge D, Bowman G. Polar Organizing Protein PopZ Is Required for Chromosome Segregation in Agrobacterium tumefaciens. J Bacteriol. 2017;199: pubmed publisher
    ..In Caulobacter crescentus, the evolutionarily conserved polar organizing protein PopZ facilitates cytoplasmic organization ..
  58. Sanselicio S, Viollier P. Convergence of alarmone and cell cycle signaling from trans-encoded sensory domains. MBio. 2015;6:e01415-15 pubmed publisher
    ..Both of these systems indirectly target the Caulobacter crescentus cell cycle master regulator CtrA, but in different ways...
  59. Andberg M, Aro Kärkkäinen N, Carlson P, Oja M, Bozonnet S, Toivari M, et al. Characterization and mutagenesis of two novel iron-sulphur cluster pentonate dehydratases. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2016;100:7549-63 pubmed publisher
    ..characterization of two novel enzymes belonging to the IlvD/EDD protein family, the D-xylonate dehydratase from Caulobacter crescentus, Cc XyDHT, (EC 4.2.1.82), and the L-arabonate dehydratase from Rhizobium leguminosarum bv...
  60. Han P, Shen S, Jia S, Wang H, Zhong C, Tan Z, et al. Comparison of bacterial community structures of terrestrial cyanobacterium Nostoc flagelliforme in three different regions of China using PCR-DGGE analysis. World J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2015;31:1061-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Rhizobiales and Actinobacteria were identified, whereas, Craurococcus, Caulobacter, Pseudomonas, Terriglobus and Mucilaginibacter were also identified at low levels...
  61. Wargachuk R, Marczynski G. The Caulobacter crescentus Homolog of DnaA (HdaA) Also Regulates the Proteolysis of the Replication Initiator Protein DnaA. J Bacteriol. 2015;197:3521-32 pubmed publisher
    ..RIDA may be widespread, because the distantly related Caulobacter crescentus homolog HdaA also prevents extra chromosome replication (J. Collier and L...
  62. Vara L, Kane A, Cahill J, Rasche E, Kuty Everett G. Complete Genome Sequence of Caulobacter crescentus Siphophage Sansa. Genome Announc. 2015;3: pubmed publisher
    b>Caulobacter crescentus is a Gram-negative dimorphic model organism used to study cell differentiation. Siphophage Sansa is a newly isolated siphophage with an icosahedral capsid that infects C. crescentus...
  63. Beaufay F, Coppine J, Mayard A, Laloux G, De Bolle X, Hallez R. A NAD-dependent glutamate dehydrogenase coordinates metabolism with cell division in Caulobacter crescentus. EMBO J. 2015;34:1786-800 pubmed publisher
    ..a molecular mechanism that coordinates central metabolism with cell division in the α-proteobacterium Caulobacter crescentus...
  64. Williams M, Hoffman M, Daniel J, Madren S, Dhroso A, Korkin D, et al. Short-Stalked Prosthecomicrobium hirschii Cells Have a Caulobacter-Like Cell Cycle. J Bacteriol. 2016;198:1149-59 pubmed publisher
    ..In this work, we further characterized the short-stalked cells and found that these cells have a Caulobacter-like life cycle in which cell division leads to the generation of two morphologically distinct daughter cells...
  65. Scott D, Ely B. Conservation of the Essential Genome Among Caulobacter and Brevundimonas Species. Curr Microbiol. 2016;72:503-10 pubmed publisher
    When the genomes of Caulobacter isolates NA1000 and K31 were compared, numerous genome rearrangements were observed. In contrast, similar comparisons of closely related species of other bacterial genera revealed nominal rearrangements...
  66. Hara S, Saito M. Isolation of Inositol Hexaphosphate (IHP)-Degrading Bacteria from Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungal Hyphal Compartments Using a Modified Baiting Method Involving Alginate Beads Containing IHP. Microbes Environ. 2016;31:234-43 pubmed publisher
    ..and Caulobacter spp. dominated...
  67. Ely B, Gibbs W, Diez S, Ash K. The Caulobacter crescentus transducing phage Cr30 is a unique member of the T4-like family of myophages. Curr Microbiol. 2015;70:854-8 pubmed publisher
    Bacteriophage Cr30 has proven useful for the transduction of Caulobacter crescentus. Nucleotide sequencing of Cr30 DNA revealed that the Cr30 genome consists of 155,997 bp of DNA that codes for 287 proteins and five tRNAs...
  68. Sánchez Osorio I, Hernández Martínez C, Martínez Antonio A. Modeling Asymmetric Cell Division in Caulobacter crescentus Using a Boolean Logic Approach. Results Probl Cell Differ. 2017;61:1-21 pubmed publisher
    b>Caulobacter crescentus is a model organism for the study of asymmetric division and cell type differentiation, as its cell division cycle generates a pair of daughter cells that differ from one another in their morphology and behavior...
  69. Yang M, Ye J, Qin H, Long Y, Li Y. Influence of perfluorooctanoic acid on proteomic expression and cell membrane fatty acid of Escherichia coli. Environ Pollut. 2017;220:532-539 pubmed publisher
    ..the 69 down-regulated proteins related to oxidative phosphorylation, pyruvate metabolism and the cell cycle-caulobacter pathway, were also associated with the increase of membrane permeability, excessive expenditure of ATP, ..
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