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Research Output

2016

Unexpected diversity of Escherichia coli sialate O-acetyl esterase NanS

Rangel, A., Steenbergen, S. M. & Vimr, E. R., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of bacteriology. 198, 20, p. 2803-2809 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2013

Chromatographic analysis of the Escherichia coli polysialic acid capsule

Steenbergen, S. M. & Vimr, E. R., 2013, Methods in Molecular Biology. Vol. 966. p. 109-120 12 p. (Methods in Molecular Biology; vol. 966).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Chromatographic analysis of the Escherichia coli polysialic acid capsule

Steenbergen, S. M. & Vimr, E. R., 2013, Bacterial Cell Surfaces: Methods and Protocols. Humana Press Inc., p. 109-120 12 p. (Methods in Molecular Biology; vol. 966).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Control of the Escherichia coli sialoregulon by transcriptional repressor NanR

Kalivoda, K. A., Steenbergen, S. M. & Vimr, E. R., Oct 18 2013, In : Journal of bacteriology. 195, 20, p. 4689-4701 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010

A tale of tails: Sialidase is key to success in a model of phage therapy against K1-capsulated Escherichia coli

Bull, J. J., Vimr, E. R. & Molineux, I. J., Mar 1 2010, In : Virology. 398, 1, p. 79-86 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009

Early molecular-recognition events in the synthesis and export of group 2 capsular polysaccharides

Vimr, E. R. & Steenbergen, S. M., Apr 27 2009, In : Microbiology. 155, 1, p. 9-15 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

YjhS (NanS) is required for Escherichia coli to grow on 9-O-acetylated N-acetylneuraminic acid

Steenbergen, S. M., Jirik, J. L. & Vimr, E. R., Nov 1 2009, In : Journal of bacteriology. 191, 22, p. 7134-7139 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008

Biosynthesis of the Escherichia coli K1 group 2 polysialic acid capsule occurs within a protected cytoplasmic compartment

Steenbergen, S. M. & Vimr, E. R., Jun 1 2008, In : Molecular Microbiology. 68, 5, p. 1252-1267 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007

Escherichia coli K1-specific bacteriophage CUS-3 distribution and function in phase-variable capsular polysialic acid O acetylation

King, M. R., Vimr, R. P., Steenbergen, S. M., Spanjaard, L., Plunkett, G., Blattner, F. R. & Vimr, E. R., Sep 1 2007, In : Journal of bacteriology. 189, 17, p. 6447-6456 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Going for baroque at the Escherichia coli K1 cell surface

King, M. R., Steenbergen, S. M. & Vimr, E. R., May 1 2007, In : Trends in Microbiology. 15, 5, p. 196-202 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2006

Mobile contingency locus controlling Escherichia coli K1 polysialic acid capsule acetylation

Vimr, E. R. & Steenbergen, S. M., May 1 2006, In : Molecular Microbiology. 60, 4, p. 828-837 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Separate pathways for O acetylation of polymeric and monomeric sialic acids and identification of sialyl O-acetyl esterase in Escherichia coli K1

Steenbergen, S. M., Lee, Y. C., Vann, W. F., Vionnet, J., Wright, L. F. & Vimr, E. R., Sep 1 2006, In : Journal of bacteriology. 188, 17, p. 6195-6206 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2005

Sialic acid metabolism and systemic pasteurellosis

Steenbergen, S. M., Lichtensteiger, C. A., Caughlan, R., Garfinkle, J., Fuller, T. E. & Vimr, E. R., Mar 1 2005, In : Infection and immunity. 73, 3, p. 1284-1294 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2004

Diversity of Microbial Sialic Acid Metabolism

Vimr, E. R., Kalivoda, K. A., Deszo, E. L. & Steenbergen, S. M., Mar 1 2004, In : Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews. 68, 1, p. 132-153 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2003

Purification and renaturation of membrane neuraminidase from Haemophilus parasuis

Lichtensteiger, C. A. & Vimr, E. R., May 2 2003, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 93, 1, p. 79-87 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Regulation of sialic acid catabolism by the DNA binding protein NanR in Escherichia coli

Kalivoda, K. A., Steenbergen, S. M., Vimr, E. R. & Plumbridge, J., Aug 1 2003, In : Journal of bacteriology. 185, 16, p. 4806-4815 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Systemic and enteric colonization of pigs by a hilA signature-tagged mutant of Salmonella choleraesuis

Lichtensteiger, C. A. & Vimr, E. R., Mar 1 2003, In : Microbial Pathogenesis. 34, 3, p. 149-154 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The first committed step in the biosynthesis of sialic acid by Escherichia coli K1 does not involve a phosphorylated N-acetylmannosamine intermediate

Ringenberg, M. A., Steenbergen, S. M. & Vimr, E. R., Nov 2003, In : Molecular Microbiology. 50, 3, p. 961-975 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2002

Conserved filamentous prophage in Escherichia coli O18:K1:H7 and Yersinia pestis biovar orientalis

Gonzalez, M. D., Lichtensteiger, C. A., Caughlan, R. & Vimr, E. R., Nov 1 2002, In : Journal of bacteriology. 184, 21, p. 6050-6055 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

To sialylate, or not to sialylate: That is the question

Vimr, E. & Lichtensteiger, C., Jun 1 2002, In : Trends in Microbiology. 10, 6, p. 254-257 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2001

Adaptation of signature-tagged mutagenesis to Escherichia coli K1 and the infant-rat model of invasive disease

Gonzalez, M. D., Lichtensteiger, C. A. & Vimr, E. R., May 1 2001, In : FEMS microbiology letters. 198, 2, p. 125-128 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Redirection of sialic acid metabolism in genetically engineered Escherichia coli

Ringenberg, M., Lichtensteiger, C. & Vimr, E., Jan 1 2001, In : Glycobiology. 11, 7, p. 533-539 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Strain-specific iron-dependent virulence in Escherichia coli

Telang, S., Vimr, E., Mahoney, J. R., Law, I., Lundqvist-Gustafsson, H., Qian, M. & Eaton, J. W., Jul 15 2001, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 184, 2, p. 159-165 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2000

Sialic acid metabolism's dual function in Haemophilus influenzae

Vimr, E. R., Lichtensteiger, C. & Steenbergen, S., Jun 15 2000, In : Molecular Microbiology. 36, 5, p. 1113-1123 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1999
1997

Neuraminidase (sialidase) activity of Haemophilus parasuis

Lichtensteiger, C. A. & Vimr, E. R., Jul 15 1997, In : FEMS microbiology letters. 152, 2, p. 269-274 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Purification and characterization of the Escherichia coli K1 neuB gene product N-acetylneuraminic acid synthetase

Vann, W. F., Tavarez, J. J., Crowley, J., Vimr, E. R. & Silver, R. P., Jul 1 1997, In : Glycobiology. 7, 5, p. 697-701 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reduced polysialic acid capsule expression in Escherichia coli K1 mutants with chromosomal defects in kpsF

Cieslewicz, M. & Vimr, E., Nov 22 1997, In : Molecular Microbiology. 26, 2, p. 237-249 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1996

Direct PCR analysis for toxigenic Pasteurella multocida

Lichtensteiger, C. A., Steenbergen, S. M., Lee, R. M., Polson, D. D. & Vimr, E. R., Dec 1996, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 34, 12, p. 3035-3039 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

In vivo enzymatic removal of α2→6-linked sialic acid from the glomerular filtration barrier results in podocyte charge alteration and glomerular injury

Gelberg, H., Healy, L., Whiteley, H., Miller, L. A. & Vimr, E., May 1 1996, In : Laboratory Investigation. 74, 5, p. 907-920 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermoregulation of kpsF, the first region 1 gene in the kps locus for polysialic acid biosynthesis in Escherichia coli K1

Cieslewicz, M. & Vimr, E., Jun 1996, In : Journal of bacteriology. 178, 11, p. 3212-3220 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The structures of Salmonella typhimurium LT2 neuraminidase and its complexes with three inhibitors at high resolution

Crennell, S. J., Garman, E. F., Philippon, C., Vasella, A., Laver, W. G., Vimr, E. R. & Taylor, G. L., Jun 7 1996, In : Journal of Molecular Biology. 259, 2, p. 264-280 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1995

Biosynthesis of the polysialic acid capsule in Escherichia coli K1

Vimr, E. R., Steenbergen, S. & Cieslewicz, M., Oct 1 1995, In : Journal of Industrial Microbiology. 15, 4, p. 352-360 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Derived structure of the putative sialic acid transporter from Escherichia coli predicts a novel sugar permease domain

Martinez, J., Steenbergen, S. & Vimr, E., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of bacteriology. 177, 20, p. 6005-6010 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1994

Crystal structure of Vibrio cholerae neuraminidase reveals dual lectin-like domains in addition to the catalytic domain

Crennell, S., Garman, E., Laver, G., Vimr, E. & Taylor, G., Jun 1994, In : Structure. 2, 6, p. 535-544 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbial sialidases: does bigger always mean better?

Vimr, E. R., Aug 1994, In : Trends in Microbiology. 2, 8, p. 271-277 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1993

Crystal structure of a bacterial sialidase (from Salmonella typhimurium LT2) shows the same fold as an influenza virus neuraminidase

Crennell, S. J., Garman, E. F., Graeme Layer, W., Vimr, E. R. & Taylor, G. L., Nov 1 1993, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 90, 21, p. 9852-9856 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The sialidase superfamily and its spread by horizontal gene transfer

Roggentin, P., Schauer, R., Hoyer, L. L. & Vimr, E. R., Sep 1993, In : Molecular Microbiology. 9, 5, p. 915-921 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1992

Cloning, sequencing and distribution of the Salmonella typhimurlum LT2 siaiidase gene, nanH, provides evidence for interspecies gene transfer

Hoyer, L. L., Hamilton, A. C., Steenbergen, S. M. & Vimr, E. R., Apr 1992, In : Molecular Microbiology. 6, 7, p. 873-884 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Functional analysis of the sialyltransferase complexes in Escherichia coli K1 and K92

Steenbergen, S. M., Wrona, T. J. & Vimr, E. R., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of bacteriology. 174, 4, p. 1099-1108 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homology among Escherichia coli K1 and K92 polysialyltransferases

Vimr, E. R., Bergstrom, R., Steenbergen, S. M., Boulnois, G. & Roberts, I., 1992, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 174, 15, p. 5127-5131 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Oligopeptidase A is required for normal phage P22 development

Conlin, C. A., Vimr, E. R. & Miller, C. G., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of bacteriology. 174, 18, p. 5869-5880 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photolabelling of Salmonella typhimurium LT2 sialidase: Identification of a peptide with a predicted structural similarity to the active sites of influenza-virus sialidases

Warner, T. G., Harris, R., McDowell, R. & Vimr, E. R., Jan 1 1992, In : Biochemical Journal. 285, 3, p. 957-964 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Purification, crystallization and preliminary crystallographic study of neuraminidase from Vibrio cholerae and Salmonella typhimurium LT2

Taylor, G., Vimr, E., Garman, E. & Laver, G., May 20 1992, In : Journal of Molecular Biology. 226, 4, p. 1287-1290 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle