George W Ordal

1973 …2018
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Research Output 1973 2018

2018

In vitro assay for measuring receptor-kinase activity in the bacillus subtilis chemotaxis pathway

Walukiewicz, H. E., Ordal, G. W. & Rao, C. V., Jan 1 2018, Methods in Molecular Biology. Humana Press Inc., p. 95-105 11 p. (Methods in Molecular Biology; vol. 1729).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Phosphotransferases
Signal Transduction
Carrier Proteins
2014
Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Phosphotransferases
Methylation
Sensory Receptor Cells
2012

Elucidation of the multiple roles of CheD in Bacillus subtilis chemotaxis

Glekas, G. D., Plutz, M. J., Walukiewicz, H. E., Allen, G. M., Rao, C. V. & Ordal, G. W., Nov 1 2012, In : Molecular Microbiology. 86, 3, p. 743-756 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Asparagine
Proline
Hydroxyl Radical

The Bacillus subtilis chemoreceptor McpC senses multiple ligands using two discrete mechanisms

Glekas, G. D., Mulhern, B. J., Kroc, A., Duelfer, K. A., Lei, V., Rao, C. V. & Ordal, G. W., Nov 16 2012, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 287, 47, p. 39412-39418 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacilli
Bacillus subtilis
Ligands
Amino Acids
Chemotaxis
Aptitude
chemoreceptors
chemotaxis
Bacilli
Chemotaxis
2011
Bacilli
Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Poles
Phosphorylation

Cellular stoichiometry of the chemotaxis proteins in Bacillus subtilis

Cannistraro, V. J., Glekas, G. D., Rao, C. V. & Ordal, G. W., Jul 1 2011, In : Journal of bacteriology. 193, 13, p. 3220-3227 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Proteins
Escherichia coli
Phosphotransferases

Site-specific methylation in Bacillus subtilis chemotaxis: Effect of covalent modifications to the chemotaxis receptor McpB

Glekas, G. D., Cates, J. R., Cohen, T. M., Rao, C. V. & Ordal, G. W., Jan 1 2011, In : Microbiology. 157, 1, p. 56-65 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Methylation
Aptitude
Asparagine
2010

A PAS domain binds asparagine in the chemotaxis receptor McpB in Bacillus subtilis

Glekas, G. D., Foster, R. M., Cates, J. R., Estrella, J. A., Wawrzyniak, M. J., Rao, C. V. & Ordal, G. W., Jan 15 2010, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 285, 3, p. 1870-1878 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asparagine
Bacilli
Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Alanine
2009

The molecular basis of excitation and adaptation during chemotactic sensory transduction in Bacteria

Rao, C. V. & Ordal, G. W., Jul 31 2009, Bacterial Sensing and Signaling. Collin, M. & Schuch, R. (eds.). p. 33-64 32 p. (Contributions to Microbiology; vol. 16).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Chemotaxis
Bacteria
Bacillus subtilis
Escherichia coli
Thermotoga maritima
2008

The diverse CheC-type phosphatases: Chemotaxis and beyond

Muff, T. J. & Ordal, G. W., Dec 1 2008, In : Molecular Microbiology. 70, 5, p. 1054-1061 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Chemotaxis
Phosphoric Monoester Hydrolases
Bacillus subtilis
Euryarchaeota
Phosphoprotein Phosphatases

The three adaptation systems of Bacillus subtilis chemotaxis

Rao, C. V., Glekas, G. D. & Ordal, G. W., Oct 1 2008, In : Trends in Microbiology. 16, 10, p. 480-487 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Escherichia coli
Methylation
Proteins
2007

Assays for CheC, FliY, and CheX as Representatives of Response Regulator Phosphatases

Muff, T. J. & Ordal, G. W., Jan 1 2007, Two Component Signaling Systems, Part B. Academic Press Inc., p. 336-348 13 p. (Methods in Enzymology; vol. 423).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Phosphoric Monoester Hydrolases
Assays
Bacteria
Phosphotransferases
Phosphoprotein Phosphatases

CheX in the three-phosphatase system of bacterial chemotaxis

Muff, T. J., Foster, R. M., Liu, P. J. Y. & Ordal, G. W., Oct 1 2007, In : Journal of bacteriology. 189, 19, p. 7007-7013 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Phosphoric Monoester Hydrolases
Signal Transduction
Escherichia coli

The CheC phosphatase regulates chemotactic adaptation through CheD

Muff, T. J. & Ordal, G. W., Nov 23 2007, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 282, 47, p. 34120-34128 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aptitude
Phosphoric Monoester Hydrolases
Chemotaxis
Signal transduction
Systems Biology
2006

A receptor-modifying deamidase in complex with a signaling phosphatase reveals reciprocal regulation

Chao, X., Muff, T. J., Park, S. Y., Zhang, S., Pollard, A. M., Ordal, G. W., Bilwes, A. M. & Crane, B. R., Feb 10 2006, In : Cell. 124, 3, p. 561-571 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemotaxis
Phosphoric Monoester Hydrolases
Signal transduction
rho GTP-Binding Proteins
Phosphorylation
2005

Large increases in attractant concentration disrupt the polar localization of bacterial chemoreceptors

Lamanna, A. C., Ordal, G. W. & Kiessling, L. L., Aug 1 2005, In : Molecular Microbiology. 57, 3, p. 774-785 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Staining and Labeling
Methyl-Accepting Chemotaxis Proteins
Escherichia coli
2004

Analysis of chimeric chemoreceptors in Bacillus subtilis reveals a role for CheD in the function of the McpC HAMP domain

Kristich, C. J. & Ordal, G. W., Sep 1 2004, In : Journal of bacteriology. 186, 17, p. 5950-5955 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Asparagine
Signal Transduction
Proteins

Bacillus subtilis CheC and FliY are members of a novel class of CheY-P-hydrolyzing proteins in the chemotactic signal transduction cascade

Szurmant, H., Muff, T. J. & Ordal, G. W., May 21 2004, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 279, 21, p. 21787-21792 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Signal transduction
Bacilli
Bacillus subtilis
Phosphoric Monoester Hydrolases
Proteobacteria

Diversity in chemotaxis mechanisms among the bacteria and archaea

Szurmant, H. & Ordal, G. W., Jun 1 2004, In : Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews. 68, 2, p. 301-319 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Archaea
Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Escherichia coli
Bacteria

Effect of loss of CheC and other adaptational proteins on chemotactic behaviour in Bacillus subtilis

Saulmon, M. M., Karatan, E. & Ordal, G. W., Mar 2004, In : Microbiology. 150, 3, p. 581-589 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Asparagine
Methylation
Proteins

Ligand-induced conformational changes in the Bacillus subtilis chemoreceptor McpB determined by disulfide crosslinking in vivo

Szurmant, H., Bunn, M. W., Cho, S. H. & Ordal, G. W., Dec 3 2004, In : Journal of Molecular Biology. 344, 4, p. 919-928 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asparagine
Bacillus subtilis
Disulfides
Ligands
Tars

Receptor conformational changes enhance methylesterase activity during chemotaxis by Bacillus subtilis

Bunn, M. W. & Ordal, G. W., Feb 1 2004, In : Molecular Microbiology. 51, 3, p. 721-728 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Methanol
Asparagine
Phosphorylation

The last gene of the fla/che operon in Bacillus subtilis, ylxL, is required for maximal σ D function

Werhane, H., Lopez, P., Mendel, M., Zimmer, M., Ordal, G. W. & Márquez-Magaña, L. M., Jun 1 2004, In : Journal of bacteriology. 186, 12, p. 4025-4029 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Operon
Bacillus subtilis
Genes
Sigma Factor
Flagella
2003

Bacillus subtilis hydrolyzes CheY-P at the location of its action, the flagellar switch

Szurmant, H., Bunn, M. W., Cannistraro, V. J. & Ordal, G. W., Dec 5 2003, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 278, 49, p. 48611-48616 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacilli
Bacillus subtilis
Escherichia coli
Switches
Phosphoric Monoester Hydrolases

The conserved cytoplasmic module of the transmembrane chemoreceptor McpC mediates carbohydrate chemotaxis in Bacillus subtilis

Kristich, C. J., Glekas, G. D. & Ordal, G. W., Mar 1 2003, In : Molecular Microbiology. 47, 5, p. 1353-1366 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Carbohydrates
Phosphotransferases
Escherichia coli

Transmembrane organization of the Bacillus subtilis chemoreceptor McpB deduced by cysteine disulfide crosslinking

Bunn, M. W. & Ordal, G. W., Aug 22 2003, In : Journal of Molecular Biology. 331, 4, p. 941-949 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacillus subtilis
Disulfides
Cysteine
Methylation
Proteins
2002

Aerotactic responses in bacteria to photoreleased oxygen

Yu, H. S., Saw, J. H., Hou, S., Larsen, R. W., Watts, K. J., Johnson, M. S., Zimmer, M. A., Ordal, G. W., Taylor, B. L. & Alam, M., Dec 17 2002, In : FEMS microbiology letters. 217, 2, p. 237-242 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxygen
Bacteria
Photolysis
Oxygen Compounds
2,2'-Dipyridyl

Bacillus subtilis CheD is a chemoreceptor modification enzyme required for chemotaxis

Kristich, C. J. & Ordal, G. W., Jul 12 2002, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 277, 28, p. 25356-25362 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacilli
Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Escherichia coli
Enzymes

The role of heterologous receptors in McpB-mediated signalling in Bacillus subtilis chemotaxis

Zimmer, M. A., Szurmant, H., Saulmon, M. M., Collins, M. A., Bant, J. S. & Ordal, G. W., Jan 1 2002, In : Molecular Microbiology. 45, 2, p. 555-568 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Methylation
Asparagine
Mutation
2001

CheC is related to the family of flagellar switch proteins and acts independently from CheD to control chemotaxis in Bacillus subtilis

Kirby, J. R., Kristich, C. J., Saulmon, M. M., Zimmer, M. A., Garrity, L. F., Zhulin, I. B. & Ordal, G. W., Nov 26 2001, In : Molecular Microbiology. 42, 3, p. 573-585 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asparagine
Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Bacterial Genomes
Two-Hybrid System Techniques

Globin-coupled sensors: A class of heme-containing sensors in Archaea and Bacteria

Hou, S., Freitas, T., Larsen, R. W., Piatibratov, M., Sivozhelezov, V., Yamamoto, A., Meleshkevitch, E. A., Zimmer, M., Ordal, G. W. & Alam, M., Jul 31 2001, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 98, 16, p. 9353-9358 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Globins
Archaea
Transducers
Heme
Bacteria

Phosphorylation of the Response Regulator CheV Is Required for Adaptation to Attractants during Bacillus subtilis Chemotaxis

Karatan, E., Saulmon, M. M., Bunn, M. W. & Ordal, G. W., Nov 23 2001, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 276, 47, p. 43618-43626 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phosphorylation
Asparagine
Bacilli
Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
2000

CheB is required for behavioural responses to negative stimuli during chemotaxis in Bacillus subtilis

Kirby, J. R., Niewold, T. B., Maloy, S. & Ordal, G. W., Jan 18 2000, In : Molecular Microbiology. 35, 1, p. 44-57 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asparagine
Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Methylation
Methanol

Myoglobin-like aerotaxis transducers in Archaea and Bacteria

Hou, S., Larsen, R. W., Boudko, D., Riley, C. W., Karatan, E., Zimmer, M., Ordal, G. W. & Alam, M., Feb 3 2000, In : Nature. 403, 6769, p. 540-544 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myoglobin
Archaea
Transducers
Heme
Bacteria

Selective methylation changes on the Bacillus subtilis chemotaxis receptor McpB promote adaptation

Zimmer, M. A., Tiu, J., Collins, M. A. & Ordal, G. W., Aug 11 2000, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 275, 32, p. 24264-24272 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methylation
Bacilli
Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Asparagine
1999

CheY-dependent methylation of the asparagine receptor, McpB, during chemotaxis in Bacillus subtilis

Kirby, J. R., Saulmon, M. M., Kristich, C. J. & Ordal, G. W., Apr 16 1999, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 274, 16, p. 11092-11100 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methylation
Asparagine
Bacilli
Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
1998

Unique regulation of carbohydrate chemotaxis in Bacillus subtilis by the phosphoenolpyruvate-dependent phosphotransferase system and the methyl- accepting chemotaxis protein McpC

Garrity, L. F., Schiel, S. L., Merrill, R., Reizer, J., Saier, M. H. & Ordal, G. W., Sep 1 1998, In : Journal of bacteriology. 180, 17, p. 4475-4480 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phosphoenolpyruvate
Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Phosphotransferases
Carbohydrates
1997

Activation of the CheA kinase by asparagine in Bacillus subtilis chemotaxis

Garrity, L. F. & Ordal, G. W., Sep 1997, In : Microbiology. 143, 9, p. 2945-2951 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asparagine
Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Phosphotransferases
Membranes

Functional and genetic characterization of mcpC, which encodes a third methyl-accepting chemotaxis protein in Bacillus subtilis

Müller, J., Schiel, S., Ordal, G. W. & Saxild, H. H., Oct 1997, In : Microbiology. 143, 10, p. 3231-3240 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacillus subtilis
Galactosidases
Open Reading Frames
Amino Acids
Reading Frames

Methanol production during chemotaxis to amino acids in Bacillus subtilis

Kirby, J. R., Kristich, C. J., Feinberg, S. L. & Ordal, G. W., Jan 1 1997, In : Molecular Microbiology. 24, 4, p. 869-878 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Methanol
Amino Acids
Methylation
1996

CheC and CheD interact to regulate methylation of Bacillus subtilis methyl-accepting chemotaxis proteins

Rosario, M. M. L. & Ordal, G. W., Jan 1 1996, In : Molecular Microbiology. 21, 3, p. 511-518 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacillus subtilis
Methylation
Chemotaxis
Two-Hybrid System Techniques
Escherichia coli Proteins
1995

Chemotactic Methylation and Behavior in Bacillus Subtilis: Role of Two Unique Proteins, CheC and CheD

Rosario, M. M. L., Kirby, J. R., Ordal, G. W. & Bochar, D. A., Sep 1 1995, In : Biochemistry. 34, 11, p. 3823-3831 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methylation
Bacilli
Bacillus subtilis
Proteins
Barreling

Chemotaxis in Bacillus subtilis: How bacteria monitor environmental signals

Garrity, L. F. & Ordal, G. W., 1995, In : Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 68, 1, p. 87-104 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Bacteria
Escherichia coli
Proteins

Molecular and Biochemical Methods for Studying Chemotaxis in Bacillus subtilis

Rosario, M. M. L. & Ordal, G. W., Jan 1 1995, In : Methods in Molecular Genetics. 6, C, p. 339-366 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Bacteria
Phosphotransferases
Escherichia coli
1994

A putative ATP-binding protein from the che/fla locus of bacillus subtilis

Kirsch, M. L., Carpenter, P. B. & Ordal, G. W., Jan 1 1994, In : Mitochondrial DNA. 4, 4, p. 271-275 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Carrier Proteins
Adenosine Triphosphate
Operon

Chemotaxis in Bacillus subtilis requires either of two functionally redundant CheW homologs

Rosario, M. M. L., Fredrick, K. L., Ordal, G. W. & Helmann, J. D., Jan 1 1994, In : Journal of bacteriology. 176, 9, p. 2736-2739 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Proteins
Phosphorylation
Genes

Cloning and characterization of genes encoding methyl-accepting chemotaxis proteins in Bacillus subtilis

Hanlon, D. W. & Ordal, G. W., May 13 1994, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 269, 19, p. 14038-14046 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gene encoding
Cloning
Bacilli
Bacillus subtilis
Organism Cloning

Identification of TlpC, a novel 62 kDa MCP-like protein from Bacillus subtilis

Hanlon, D. W., Rosario, M. M. L., Ordal, G. W., Venema, G. & Van Sinderen, D., Jan 1 1994, In : Microbiology. 140, 8, p. 1847-1854 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacillus subtilis
Methylation
Proteins
Escherichia coli
Amino Acids

Novel aspects of chemotactic sensory transduction in Bacillus subtilis

Carpenter, P. B., Hanlon, D. W., Kirsch, M. L. & Ordal, G. W., 1994, In : Research in Microbiology. 145, 5-6, p. 413-419 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacterial Proteins
Chemotaxis
Bacillus subtilis
Methylation
Escherichia coli