Publications

Rampersaud R, Planet PJ, Randis TM, Kulkarni R, Aguilar JL, Lehrer RI, Ratner AJ.  Inerolysin, a cholesterol-dependent cytolysin produced by Lactobacillus iners. J Bacteriol. 2011 Mar;193(5):1034-41. Epub 2010 Dec 17.

Bonaventura MP, Lee EK, Desalle R, Planet PJ. A whole-genome phylogeny of the family Paseurellaceae. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2010 Mar;54(3):950-6. Epub 2009 Aug 15.

Parker D, Soong G, Planet PJ, Brower J, Ratner AJ, Prince A. The NanA neuraminidase of Streptococcus pneumoniae is involved in biofilm formation. Infect Immun. 2009 Sep;77(9):3722-30. Epub 2009 Jun 29.

Pang PS, Planet PJ, Glenn JS. The evolution of the major hepatitis C genotypes correlates with clinical response to interferon therapy. PLoS One. 2009 Aug 11;4(8):e6579.

Di Bonaventura MP, DeSalle R, Pop M, Nagarajan N, Figurski DH, Fine DH, Kaplan JB, Planet PJ. Complete genome sequence of Aggregatibacter (Haemophilus) aphrophilus NJ8700. J Bacteriol. 2009 Jul;191(14):4693-4. Epub 2009 May 15.

Sarkar IN, Planet PJ, Desalle R. Caos Software for use in Character-based DNA Barcoding. Mol Ecol Resour. 2008 Nov;8(6):1256-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2008.02235.x. Epub 2008 Aug 14.

Clock SA, Planet PJ, Perez BA, Figurski DH. Outer Membrane components of the Tad (tight adherence) secretion of Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans. J Bacteriol. 2008 Feb;190(3):980-90. Epub 2007 Nov 30.

Tomich M, Planet PJ, Figurski DH. The tad locus: postcards from the widespread colonization island. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2007 May;5(5):363-75.

Soong G, Muir A, Gomez MI, Waks J, Reddy B, Planet PJ, Singh PK, Kaneko Y, Wolfgang MC, Hsiao YS, Tong L, Prince A. Bacterial Neuraminidase facilitates mucosal infection by participating in biofilm production. J Clin Invest. 2006 Aug;116(8):2297-2305.

Lienau EK, DeSalle R, Rosenfeld JA, Planet PJ.Reciprocal illumination in the gene content tree of life. Syst Biol. 2006 Jun;55(3):441-53.

Perez BA, Planet PJ, Kachlany SC, Tomich M, Fine DH, Figurski DH. Genetic analysis of the requirement for flp-2, tadV, and rcpB in Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans biofilm formation.  J Bacteriol. 2006 Sep;188(17):6361-75.

Planet PJ. Tree disagreement: measuring and testing incongruence in phylogenies. J Biomed Inform. 2006 Feb;39(1):86-102. Epub 2005 Sep 28.

Planet PJ, Sarkar IN. mILD: a tool for constructing and analyzing matrices of pairwise phylogentic character incongruence test. Bioinformatics. 2005 Dec 15;21(24):4423-4. Epub 2005 Nov 2.

Rosenfeld JA, Sarkar IN, Planet PJ, Figurski DH, DeSalle R. ORFcurator: molecular curation of genes and gene clusters in prokaryotic organisms. Bioinformatics. 2004 Dec 12;20(18):3462-5. Epub 2004 Jul 22.

Schreiner HC, Sinatra K, Kaplan JB, Furgang D, Kachlany SC, Planet PJ, Perez BA, Figurski DH, Fine DH. Tight-adherence genes of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans are required for virulence in a rat model. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Jun 10;100(12):7295-300. Epub 2003 May 19.

Planet PJ, KachlanySC, Fine DH, DeSalle R, Figurski DH. The Widespread Colonization Island of Actinobacillus actinomyvetemcomitans. Nat Genet. 2003 Jun;34(2):193-8.

Sarkar IN, Thornton JW, Planet PJ, Figurski DH, Schierwater B, DeSalle R. An automated phylogenetic key for classifying homeoboxes. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2002 Sep;24(3):388-99.

Pang PS, Jankowsky E, Planet PJ, Pyle AM. The hepatitis C viral NS3 protein is a processive DNA helicase with a cofactor enhanced RNA unwinding. EMBO J. 2002 Mar 1;21(5):1168-76.

Sarkar IN, Planet PJ, Bael TE, Stanley SE, Siddall M, DeSalle R, Figurski DH. Characteristic attributes in cancer microarrays. J Biomed Inform. 2002 Apr;35(2):111-22.

Planet PJ. Reexamining microbial evolution through the lens of horizontal transfer. EXS. 2002;(92):247-303.

Planet PJ, Kachlany SC, DeSalle R, Figurski DH. Phylogeny of genes for secretion NTPases: identification of the widespread tadA subfamily and development of a diagnostic key for gene classification. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Feb 27;98(5):2503-8.

Kachlany SC, Planet PJ, Desalle R, Fine DH, Figurski DH, Kaplan JB. flp-1, the first representative of a new pilin gene subfamily, is required for non-specific adherence of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans. Mol Microbiol. 2001 May;40(3):542-54.

Planet PJ, DeSalle R, Siddall M, Bael T, Sarkar IN, Stanley SE. Systematic analysis of DNA microarray data: ordering and interpreting patterns of gene expression. Genome Res. 2001 Jul;11(7):1149-55.

Kachlany SC, Planet PJ, DeSalle R, Fine DH, Figurski DH. Genes for tight adherence of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans: from plaque to plague to pond scum. Trends Microbiol. 2001 Sep;9(9):429-37.

Kachlany SC, Planet PJ, Bhattacharjee MK, Kollia E, DeSalle R, Fine DH, Figurski DH. Nonspecific adherence by Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans requires genes widespread in bacteria and archaea. J Bacteriol. 2000 Nov;182(21):6169-76.

Posted June 23, 2011 by pjplanet

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