Thomas Keith Wood

    • 15128 Citations
    • 69 h-Index
    1990 …2020

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    Research Output

    2017

    Strategies for combating persister cell and biofilm infections

    Wood, T. K., Sep 2017, In : Microbial Biotechnology. 10, 5, p. 1054-1056 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    17 Scopus citations

    Tail-anchored inner membrane protein ElaB increases resistance to stress while reducing persistence in Escherichia coli

    Guo, Y., Liu, X., Li, B., Yao, J., Wood, T. K. & Wang, X., May 1 2017, In : Journal of bacteriology. 199, 9, e00057-17.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    6 Scopus citations

    Tolerant, growing cells from nutrient shifts are not persister cells

    Kim, J. S. & Wood, T. K., Mar 1 2017, In : mBio. 8, 2, e00354-17.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    19 Scopus citations
    2016

    An oxygen-sensitive toxin-antitoxin system

    Marimon, O., Teixeira, J. M. C., Cordeiro, T. N., Soo, V. W. C., Wood, T. L., Mayzel, M., Amata, I., García, J., Morera, A., Gay, M., Vilaseca, M., Orekhov, V. Y., Wood, T. K. & Pons, M., Dec 8 2016, In : Nature communications. 7, 13634.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    11 Scopus citations

    Antibiotic-tolerant Staphylococcus aureus Biofilm Persists on Arthroplasty Materials

    Urish, K. L., DeMuth, P. W., Kwan, B. W., Craft, D. W., Ma, D., Haider, H., Tuan, R. S., Wood, T. K. & Davis, C. M., Jul 1 2016, In : Clinical orthopaedics and related research. 474, 7, p. 1649-1656 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    30 Scopus citations

    Assessing methanotrophy and carbon fixation for biofuel production by Methanosarcina acetivorans

    Nazem-Bokaee, H., Gopalakrishnan, S., Ferry, J. G., Wood, T. K. & Maranas, C. D., Jan 17 2016, In : Microbial Cell Factories. 15, 1, 10.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    22 Scopus citations

    Can resistance against quorum-sensing interference be selected?

    Garcia-Contreras, R., Maeda, T. & Wood, T. K., Jan 1 2016, In : ISME Journal. 10, 1, p. 4-10 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    39 Scopus citations

    Combatting bacterial persister cells

    Wood, T. K., Mar 1 2016, In : Biotechnology and bioengineering. 113, 3, p. 476-483 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    55 Scopus citations

    Cryptic prophages as targets for drug development

    Wang, X. & Wood, T. K., Jul 1 2016, In : Drug Resistance Updates. 27, p. 30-38 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    18 Scopus citations

    DNA-crosslinker cisplatin eradicates bacterial persister cells

    Chowdhury, N., Wood, T. L., Martínez-Vázquez, M., García-Contreras, R. & Wood, T. K., Sep 1 2016, In : Biotechnology and bioengineering. 113, 9, p. 1984-1992 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    31 Scopus citations

    Halogenated indoles eradicate bacterial persister cells and biofilms

    Lee, J. H., Kim, Y. G., Gwon, G., Wood, T. K. & Lee, J., Dec 1 2016, In : AMB Express. 6, 1, 123.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    22 Scopus citations

    Living biofouling-resistant membranes

    Kumar, M., Wood, T. L., Guha, R., Tang, L., Geitner, M. & Wood, T. K., Jan 1 2016, 26th Annual Meeting of the North American Membrane Society, NAMS 2016. North American Membrane Society, 1 p. (26th Annual Meeting of the North American Membrane Society, NAMS 2016).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Living biofouling-resistant membranes as a model for the beneficial use of engineered biofilms

    Wood, T. L., Guha, R., Tang, L., Geitner, M., Kumar, M. & Wood, T. K., May 17 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 20, p. E2802-E2811

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    27 Scopus citations

    Persistence Increases in the Absence of the Alarmone Guanosine Tetraphosphate by Reducing Cell Growth

    Chowdhury, N., Kwan, B. W. & Wood, T. K., Feb 3 2016, In : Scientific reports. 6, 20519.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    47 Scopus citations

    Persistent persister misperceptions

    Kim, J. S. & Wood, T. K., Jan 1 2016, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 7, DEC, 2134.

    Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

    30 Scopus citations

    Reversing methanogenesis to capture methane for liquid biofuel precursors

    Soo, V. W. C., McAnulty, M. J., Tripathi, A., Zhu, F., Zhang, L., Hatzakis, E., Smith, P. B., Agrawal, S., Nazem-Bokaee, H., Gopalakrishnan, S., Salis, H. M., Ferry, J. G., Maranas, C. D., Patterson, A. D. & Wood, T. K., Jan 14 2016, In : Microbial Cell Factories. 15, 1, 11.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    54 Scopus citations

    Streptomyces-derived actinomycin D inhibits biofilm formation by Staphylococcus aureus and its hemolytic activity

    Lee, J. H., Kim, Y. G., Lee, K., Kim, C. J., Park, D. J., Ju, Y., Lee, J. C., Wood, T. K. & Lee, J., Jan 2 2016, In : Biofouling. 32, 1, p. 45-56 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    13 Scopus citations
    25 Scopus citations

    Toxin-antitoxin systems in clinical pathogens

    Fernández-García, L., Blasco, L., Lopez, M., Bou, G., García-Contreras, R., Wood, T. & Tomas, M., Jul 20 2016, In : Toxins. 8, 7, 227.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    36 Scopus citations

    Toxin MqsR cleaves single-stranded mRNA with various 5' ends

    Chowdhury, N., Kwan, B. W., McGibbon, L. C., Babitzke, P. & Wood, TK., Jun 1 2016, In : MicrobiologyOpen. 5, 3, p. 370-377 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2 Scopus citations

    Toxin YafQ reduces Escherichia coli growth at low temperatures

    Zhao, Y., McAnulty, M. J. & Wood, T. K., Aug 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 8, 0161577.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1 Scopus citations
    2015

    A metagenomic assessment of the bacteria associated with Lucilia sericata and Lucilia cuprina (Diptera: Calliphoridae)

    Singh, B., Crippen, T. L., Zheng, L., Fields, A. T., Yu, Z., Ma, Q., Wood, T. K., Dowd, S. E., Flores, M., Tomberlin, J. K. & Tarone, A. M., Jan 1 2015, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 99, 2, p. 869-883 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    48 Scopus citations
    13 Scopus citations

    Beneficial knockouts in Escherichia coli for producing hydrogen from glycerol

    Tran, K. T., Maeda, T., Sanchez-Torres, V. & Wood, T. K., Feb 28 2015, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 99, 6, p. 2573-2581 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    9 Scopus citations

    CO2 sequestration by methanogens in activated sludge for methane production

    Mohd Yasin, N. H., Maeda, T., Hu, A., Yu, C. P. & Wood, T. K., Mar 5 2015, In : Applied Energy. 142, p. 426-434 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    28 Scopus citations

    Combatting bacterial infections by killing persister cells with mitomycin C

    Kwan, B. W., Chowdhury, N. & Wood, T. K., Nov 1 2015, In : Environmental microbiology. 17, 11, p. 4406-4414 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    59 Scopus citations

    Effect of quorum sensing by Staphylococcus epidermidis on the attraction response of female adult yellow fever mosquitoes, Aedes aegypti aegypti (linnaeus) (diptera: Culicidae), to a blood-feeding source

    Zhang, X., Crippen, T. L., Coates, C. J., Wood, T. K. & Tomberlin, J. K., Dec 1 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 12, e0143950.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    13 Scopus citations

    High variability in quorum quenching and growth inhibition by furanone C-30 in Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates from cystic fibrosis patients

    García-Contreras, R., Peréz-Eretza, B., Jasso-Chávez, R., Lira-Silva, E., Roldán-Sánchez, J. A., González-Valdez, A., Sobeŕon-Chávez, G., Coria-Jiménez, R., Martínez-Vázquez, M., Alcaraz, L. D., Maeda, T. & Wood, T. K., Jan 1 2015, In : Pathogens and disease. 73, 6, ftv040.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    23 Scopus citations

    Interkingdom ecological interactions of carrion decomposition

    Jordan, H. R., Tomberlin, J. K., Wood, T. K. & Benbow, M. E., Jan 1 2015, Carrion Ecology, Evolution, and Their Applications. CRC Press, p. 433-459 27 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    5 Scopus citations

    Metabolic engineering of Escherichia coli to enhance acetol production from glycerol

    Yao, R., Liu, Q., Hu, H., Wood, T. K. & Zhang, X., Oct 10 2015, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 99, 19, p. 7945-7952 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    8 Scopus citations

    Orphan toxin OrtT (YdcX) of Escherichia coli reduces growth during the stringent response

    Islam, S., Benedik, M. J. & Wood, T. K., Jan 29 2015, In : Toxins. 7, 2, p. 299-321 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    7 Scopus citations

    Phosphodiesterase DosP increases persistence by reducing cAMP which reduces the signal indole

    Kwan, B. W., Osbourne, D. O., Hu, Y., Benedik, M. J. & Wood, T. K., Mar 1 2015, In : Biotechnology and bioengineering. 112, 3, p. 588-600 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    39 Scopus citations

    Physiological function of Rac Prophage during biofilm formation and regulation of Rac excision in Escherichia coli K-12

    Liu, X., Li, Y., Guo, Y., Zeng, Z., Li, B., Wood, T. K., Cai, X. & Wang, X., Nov 4 2015, In : Scientific reports. 5, 16074.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    12 Scopus citations

    Quorum sensing enhancement of the stress response promotes resistance to quorum quenching and prevents social cheating

    García-Contreras, R., Nuñez-López, L., Jasso-Chávez, R., Kwan, B. W., Belmont, J. A., Rangel-Vega, A., Maeda, T. & Wood, T. K., Jan 11 2015, In : ISME Journal. 9, 1, p. 115-125 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    70 Scopus citations

    Roles of indole as an interspecies and interkingdom signaling molecule

    Lee, J. H., Wood, T. K. & Lee, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Trends in Microbiology. 23, 11, p. 707-718 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    110 Scopus citations

    The MqsR/MqsA toxin/antitoxin system protects Escherichia coli during bile acid stress

    Kwan, B. W., Lord, D. M., Peti, W., Page, R., Benedik, M. J. & Wood, T. K., Sep 1 2015, In : Environmental microbiology. 17, 9, p. 3168-3181 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    27 Scopus citations

    Toxin YafQ increases persister cell formation by reducing indole signalling

    Hu, Y., Kwan, B. W., Osbourne, D. O., Benedik, M. J. & Wood, T. K., Apr 1 2015, In : Environmental microbiology. 17, 4, p. 1275-1285 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    45 Scopus citations
    2014

    BdcA, a protein important for escherichia coli biofilm dispersal, is a short-chain dehydrogenase/reductase that binds specifically to NADPH

    Lord, D. M., Baran, A. U., Wood, T. K., Peti, W. & Page, R., Sep 22 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 9, e105751.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    5 Scopus citations

    Biofilm dispersal: deciding when it is better to travel

    Wood, T. K., Nov 1 2014, In : Molecular Microbiology. 94, 4, p. 747-750 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    8 Scopus citations

    De novo Synthesis of a Bacterial Toxin/Antitoxin System

    Soo, V. W. C., Cheng, H. Y., Kwan, B. W. & Wood, T. K., May 6 2014, In : Scientific reports. 4, 4807.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    13 Scopus citations

    Evolution of Resistance to Quorum-Sensing Inhibitors

    Kalia, V. C., Wood, T. K. & Kumar, P., Jul 2014, In : Microbial Ecology. 68, 1, p. 13-23 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    91 Scopus citations

    Gallium induces the production of virulence factors in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

    García-Contreras, R., Pérez-Eretza, B., Lira-Silva, E., Jasso-Chávez, R., Coria-Jiménez, R., Rangel-Vega, A., Maeda, T. & Wood, T. K., Feb 2014, In : Pathogens and disease. 70, 1, p. 95-98 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    23 Scopus citations

    Indole inhibition of N-acylated homoserine lactone-mediated quorum signalling is widespread in Gram-negative bacteria

    Hidalgo-Romano, B., Gollihar, J., Brown, S. A., Whiteley, M., Valenzuela, E., Kaplan, H. B., Wood, T. K. & McLean, R. J. C., Nov 1 2014, In : Microbiology (United Kingdom). 160, p. 2464-2473 10 p., 081729.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    23 Scopus citations

    McbR/YncC: Implications for the mechanism of ligand and DNA binding by a bacterial gntr transcriptional regulator involved in biofilm formation

    Lord, D. M., Uzgoren Baran, A., Soo, V. W. C., Wood, T. K., Peti, W. & Page, R., Nov 25 2014, In : Biochemistry. 53, 46, p. 7223-7231 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    10 Scopus citations

    Metabolic engineering of Escherichia coli to enhance hydrogen production from glycerol

    Tran, K. T., Maeda, T. & Wood, T. K., May 2014, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 98, 10, p. 4757-4770 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    42 Scopus citations

    Methane oxidation by anaerobic archaea for conversion to liquid fuels

    Mueller, T. J., Grisewood, M. J., Nazem-Bokaee, H., Gopalakrishnan, S., Ferry, J. G., Wood, T. K. & Maranas, C. D., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 42, 3, p. 391-401 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    14 Scopus citations

    Modeling framework for investigating the influence of amino acids on the planktonic-biofilm transition of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

    Xu, Z., Fang, X., Wood, T. K. & Huang, Z., Jan 1 2014, 19th IFAC World Congress IFAC 2014, Proceedings. Xia, X. & Boje, E. (eds.). IFAC Secretariat, p. 803-808 6 p. (IFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline); vol. 19).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Polyphosphate, cyclic AMP, guanosine tetraphosphate, and c-di-GMP reduce in vitro Lon activity

    Osbourne, D. O., Soo, V. W. C., Konieczny, I. & Wood, T. K., Jul 1 2014, In : Bioengineered. 5, 4, p. 264-268 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    10 Scopus citations

    RalR (a DNase) and RalA (a small RNA) form a type I toxin-antitoxin system in Escherichia coli

    Guo, Y., Quiroga, C., Chen, Q., McAnulty, M. J., Benedik, M. J., Wood, T. K. & Wang, X., 2014, In : Nucleic acids research. 42, 10, p. 6448-6462 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    51 Scopus citations

    The role of substrate binding pocket residues phenylalanine 176 and phenylalanine 196 on Pseudomonas sp. OX1 toluene o-xylene monooxygenase activity and regiospecificity

    Sönmez, B., Yanik-Yildirim, K. C., Wood, T. K. & Vardar-Schara, G., Aug 2014, In : Biotechnology and bioengineering. 111, 8, p. 1506-1512 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    8 Scopus citations