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Deciphering the Antitoxin-Regulated Bacterial Stress Response via Single-Cell Analysis

Wu, L., Zhang, M., Song, Y., Deng, M., He, S., Su, L., Chen, Y., Wood, T. K. & Yan, X., Dec 20 2019, In : ACS chemical biology. 14, 12, p. 2859-2866 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Single-Cell Analysis
Antitoxins
Bacteria
Population
Drug Tolerance

Editorial: Drug Re-purposing for the Treatment of Bacterial and Viral Infections

García-Contreras, R., Wood, T. K. & Tomás, M., Nov 13 2019, In : Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 9, 387.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access

Editorial: Quorum network (sensing/quenching) in multidrug-resistant pathogens

García-Contreras, R., Wood, T. K. & Tomás, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 9, APR, 80.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
Quorum Sensing
Enzymes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of a potent indigoid persister antimicrobial by screening dormant cells

Song, S., Gong, T., Yamasaki, R., Kim, J. S. & Wood, T. K., Jan 1 2019, In : Biotechnology and bioengineering. 116, 9, p. 2263-2274 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Screening
DNA
Cells
Membranes
Cisplatin

Interkingdom signal indole inhibits Pseudomonas aeruginosa persister cell waking

Zhang, W., Yamasaki, R., Song, S. & Wood, T. K., Dec 1 2019, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 127, 6, p. 1768-1775 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Resuscitation
Escherichia coli
indole
Bacteria

Persister cells resuscitate via ribosome modification by 23S rRNA pseudouridine synthase RluD

Song, S. & Wood, T. K., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Environmental microbiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ribosomes
Ribosomes
ribosomal RNA
nutrient
subpopulation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Phages Mediate Bacterial Self-Recognition

Song, S., Guo, Y., Kim, J. S., Wang, X. & Wood, T. K., Apr 16 2019, In : Cell Reports. 27, 3, p. 737-749.e4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bacteriophages
Escherichia coli
Siphoviridae
Prophages
Ports and harbors
1 Citation (Scopus)

Precedence for the role of indole with pathogens

Wood, T. K. & Lee, J., Jan 1 2019, In : mBio. 10, 4, e01599-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
Environmental Microbiology
indole
1 Citation (Scopus)

Pseudogene YdfW in Escherichia coli decreases hydrogen production through nitrate respiration pathways

Mokhtar, M., Mohd Yusoff, M. Z., Mohamad Ali, M. S., Mustapha, N. A., Wood, T. K. & Maeda, T., Jun 21 2019, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 44, 31, p. 16212-16223 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

respiration
hydrogen production
Hydrogen production
Escherichia
Escherichia coli
3 Citations (Scopus)

Quorum sensing between Gram-negative bacteria responsible for methane production in a complex waste sewage sludge consortium

Nguyen, P. D. T., Mustapha, N. A., Kadokami, K., Garcia-Contreras, R., Wood, T. K. & Maeda, T., Feb 1 2019, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 103, 3, p. 1485-1495 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quorum Sensing
Methane
Sewage
Gram-Negative Bacteria
Solid Phase Extraction
4 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship between quorum sensing and secretion systems

Pena, R. T., Blasco, L., Ambroa, A., González-Pedrajo, B., Fernández-García, L., López, M., Bleriot, I., Bou, G., García-Contreras, R., Wood, T. K. & Tomás, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, JUN, 1100.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Quorum Sensing
Amidohydrolases
Vibrio
DNA
Gram-Positive Bacteria

Resistance to oxidative stress by inner membrane protein ElaB is regulated by OxyR and RpoS

Guo, Y., Li, Y., Zhan, W., Wood, T. K. & Wang, X., Mar 1 2019, In : Microbial Biotechnology. 12, 2, p. 392-404 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxidative stress
Membrane Proteins
Oxidative Stress
Proteins
Membranes
6 Citations (Scopus)

Ribosome dependence of persister cell formation and resuscitation

Wood, T. K., Song, S. & Yamasaki, R., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Microbiology. 57, 3, p. 213-219 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Ribosomes
Resuscitation
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Phenotype
Starvation

Seeding Public Goods Is Essential for Maintaining Cooperation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Loarca, D., Díaz, D., Quezada, H., Guzmán-Ortiz, A. L., Rebollar-Ruiz, A., Presas, A. M. F., Ramírez-Peris, J., Franco-Cendejas, R., Maeda, T., Wood, T. K. & García-Contreras, R., Oct 9 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, 2322.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Exopeptidases
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Population Growth
Pseudomonas Infections
Quorum Sensing

Symbiosis of a P2-family phage and deep-sea Shewanella putrefaciens

Liu, X., Tang, K., Zhang, D., Li, Y., Liu, Z., Yao, J., Wood, T. K. & Wang, X., Nov 1 2019, In : Environmental microbiology. 21, 11, p. 4212-4232 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacteriophage P2
Shewanella putrefaciens
Prophages
Symbiosis
symbiosis

Toxins of toxin/antitoxin systems are inactivated primarily through promoter mutations

Fernandez-Garcia, L., Kim, J. S., Tomas, M. & Wood, T. K., Dec 1 2019, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 127, 6, p. 1859-1868 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antitoxins
Mutation
Plasmids
Genes
Escherichia coli K12
1 Citation (Scopus)

σ54-Dependent regulator DVU2956 switches Desulfovibrio vulgaris from biofilm formation to planktonic growth and regulates hydrogen sulfide production

Zhu, L., Gong, T., Wood, T. L., Yamasaki, R. & Wood, T. K., Oct 1 2019, In : Environmental microbiology. 21, 10, p. 3564-3576 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Desulfovibrio vulgaris
Hydrogen Sulfide
hydrogen sulfide
Biofilms
biofilm
2018

Corrigendum to ‘Repurposing the anticancer drug mitomycin C for the treatment of persistent Acinetobacter baumannii infections’ (International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents (2017) 49(1) (88–92), (S092485791630276X) (10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2016.08.022))

Cruz-Muñiz, M. Y., López-Jacome, L. E., Hernández-Durán, M., Franco-Cendejas, R., Licona-Limón, P., Ramos-Balderas, J. L., Martinéz-Vázquez, M., Belmont-Díaz, J. A., Wood, T. K. & García-Contreras, R., Dec 1 2018, In : International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 52, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Acinetobacter Infections
Drug Repositioning
Acinetobacter baumannii
Mitomycin
Anti-Infective Agents
4 Citations (Scopus)

Current state and perspectives in hydrogen production by Escherichia coli: roles of hydrogenases in glucose or glycerol metabolism

Maeda, T., Tran, K. T., Yamasaki, R. & Wood, T. K., Mar 1 2018, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 102, 5, p. 2041-2050 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Hydrogenase
Glycerol
Hydrogen
Escherichia coli
Glucose
5 Citations (Scopus)

Electron carriers increase electricity production in methane microbial fuel cells that reverse methanogenesis

Yamasaki, R., Maeda, T. & Wood, T. K., Jul 25 2018, In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 11, 1, 211.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioelectric Energy Sources
Microbial fuel cells
Electricity
Methane
methanogenesis
3 Citations (Scopus)

GhoT of the GhoT/GhoS toxin/antitoxin system damages lipid membranes by forming transient pores

Kim, J. S., Schantz, A. B., Song, S., Kumar, M. & Wood, T. K., Mar 4 2018, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 497, 2, p. 467-472 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antitoxins
Membrane Lipids
Lipid bilayers
Lipid Bilayers
Membranes
5 Citations (Scopus)

Glycoside hydrolase DisH from Desulfovibrio vulgaris degrades the N-acetylgalactosamine component of diverse biofilms

Zhu, L., Poosarla, V. G., Song, S., Wood, T. L., Miller, D. S., Yin, B. & Wood, T. K., Jun 1 2018, In : Environmental microbiology. 20, 6, p. 2026-2037 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Desulfovibrio vulgaris
beta-N-acetylhexosaminidase
Acetylgalactosamine
Hexosaminidases
Glycoside Hydrolases
16 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanisms of bacterial tolerance and persistence in the gastrointestinal and respiratory environments

Trastoy, R., Manso, T., Fernández-García, L., Blasco, L., Ambroa, A., Pérez Del Molino, M. L., Bou, G., García-Contreras, R., Wood, T. K. & Tomás, M., Oct 2018, In : Clinical Microbiology Reviews. 31, 4, e00023-18.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Respiratory System
Gastrointestinal Tract
Burkholderia cenocepacia
Helicobacter
Antitoxins
17 Citations (Scopus)

Post-segregational killing and phage inhibition are not mediated by cell death through toxin/antitoxin systems

Song, S. & Wood, T. K., Apr 25 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, APR, 814.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Antitoxins
Bacteriophages
Cell Death
1 Citation (Scopus)

Pseudogene product YqiG is important for pflB expression and biohydrogen production in Escherichia coli BW25113

Zakaria, M. A., Mohd Yusoff, M. Z., Zakaria, M. R., Hassan, M. A., Wood, T. K. & Maeda, T., Oct 1 2018, In : 3 Biotech. 8, 10, 435.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydrogen production
Pseudogenes
pseudogenes
Escherichia coli
protein
5 Citations (Scopus)

Pyocyanin restricts social cheating in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Castañeda-Tamez, P., Ramírez-Peris, J., Pérez-Velázquez, J., Kuttler, C., Jalalimanesh, A., Saucedo-Mora, M., Jiménez-Cortés, J. G., Maeda, T., González, Y., Tomás, M., Wood, T. K. & García-Contreras, R., Jun 27 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, JUN, 1348.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyocyanine
Quorum Sensing
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Bacteria
Exopeptidases
4 Citations (Scopus)

Rhamnolipids from Pseudomonas aeruginosa disperse the biofilms of sulfate-reducing bacteria

Wood, T. L., Gong, T., Zhu, L., Miller, J., Miller, D. S., Yin, B. & Wood, T. K., Dec 1 2018, In : npj Biofilms and Microbiomes. 4, 1, 22.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Sulfates
Bacteria
Desulfovibrio vulgaris
2 Citations (Scopus)

Serine hydroxymethyltransferase ShrA (PA2444) controls rugose small-colony variant formation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Pu, M., Sheng, L., Song, S., Gong, T. & Wood, T. K., Feb 27 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, FEB, 315.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glycine Hydroxymethyltransferase
Biofilms
NAD
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Oxidation-Reduction
11 Citations (Scopus)

Single cell observations show persister cells wake based on ribosome content

Kim, J. S., Yamasaki, R., Song, S., Zhang, W. & Wood, T. K., Jun 1 2018, In : Environmental microbiology. 20, 6, p. 2085-2098 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ribosomes
Ribosomes
antibiotics
dormancy
phenotype
2 Citations (Scopus)

Substrate binding protein DppA1 of ABC transporter DppBCDF increases biofilm formation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa by inhibiting Pf5 prophage lysis

Lee, Y., Song, S., Sheng, L., Zhu, L., Kim, J. S. & Wood, T. K., Jan 24 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, JAN, 30.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prophages
ATP-Binding Cassette Transporters
Biofilms
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Carrier Proteins
13 Citations (Scopus)

Viable bacteria persist on antibiotic spacers following two-stage revision for periprosthetic joint infection

Ma, D., Shanks, R. M. Q., Davis, C. M., Craft, D. W., Wood, T. K., Hamlin, B. R. & Urish, K. L., Jan 2018, In : Journal of Orthopaedic Research. 36, 1, p. 452-458 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reoperation
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Bacteria
Joints
Polymerase Chain Reaction
21 Citations (Scopus)

Viable but non-culturable and persistence describe the same bacterial stress state

Kim, J. S., Chowdhury, N., Yamasaki, R. & Wood, T. K., Jun 1 2018, In : Environmental microbiology. 20, 6, p. 2038-2048 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phenotype
persistence
starvation
lysis
cells
2017
4 Citations (Scopus)

A Genome-Scale Modeling Approach to Quantify Biofilm Component Growth of Salmonella Typhimurium

Ribaudo, N., Li, X., Davis, B., Wood, T. K. & Huang, Z. J., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Food Science. 82, 1, p. 154-166 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salmonella typhimurium
Biofilms
Salmonella Typhimurium
biofilm
Genome
13 Citations (Scopus)
9 Citations (Scopus)

Computational de novo design of antibodies binding to a peptide with high affinity

Poosarla, V. G., Li, T., Goh, B. C., Schulten, K., Wood, T. K. & Maranas, C. D., Jun 2017, In : Biotechnology and bioengineering. 114, 6, p. 1331-1342 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antibodies
Peptides
Antigens
Interferometry
Single-Chain Antibodies
6 Citations (Scopus)

Dispersal and inhibitory roles of mannose, 2-deoxy-d-glucose and N-acetylgalactosaminidase on the biofilm of Desulfovibrio vulgaris

Poosarla, V. G., Wood, T. L., Zhu, L., Miller, D. S., Yin, B. & Wood, T. K., Dec 1 2017, In : Environmental Microbiology Reports. 9, 6, p. 779-787 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Desulfovibrio vulgaris
Mannose
Biofilms
mannose
biofilm
39 Citations (Scopus)

Electricity from methane by reversing methanogenesis

McAnulty, M. J., Poosarla, V. G., Kim, K. Y., Jasso-Chávez, R., Logan, B. E. & Wood, T. K., May 17 2017, In : Nature communications. 8, 15419.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electricity
reversing
Methane
electricity
methane
8 Citations (Scopus)

Exploiting quorum sensing inhibition for the control of pseudomonas aeruginosa and acinetobacter baumannii biofilms

Castillo-Juarez, I., López-Jácome, L. E., Soberón-Chávez, G., Tomás, M., Lee, J., Castañeda-Tamez, P., Hernández-Bárragan, I. Á., Cruz-Muñiz, M. Y., Maeda, T., Wood, T. K. & García-Contreras, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry. 17, 17, p. 1915-1927 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Acinetobacter baumannii
Quorum Sensing
Biofilms
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Bacterial Infections
8 Citations (Scopus)

Indole: An evolutionarily conserved influencer of behavior across kingdoms

Tomberlin, J. K., Crippen, T. L., Wu, G., Griffin, A. S., Wood, T. K. & Kilner, R. M., Feb 1 2017, In : BioEssays. 39, 2, 1600203.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cues
Biocommunications
Animal Communication
Biochemistry
Metabolism
3 Citations (Scopus)

Interkingdom cues by bacteria associated with conspecific and heterospecific eggs of cochliomyia macellaria and chrysomya rufifacies (diptera: Calliphoridae) potentially govern succession on carrion

Brundage, A. L., Crippen, T. L., Singh, B., Benbow, M. E., Liu, W., Tarone, A. M., Wood, T. K. & Tomberlin, J. K., Jan 1 2017, In : Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 110, 1, p. 73-82 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chrysomya rufifacies
Cochliomyia macellaria
dead animals
Calliphoridae
bacteria
15 Citations (Scopus)

Metabolic engineering of Methanosarcina acetivorans for lactate production from methane

McAnulty, M. J., Poosarla, V. G., Li, J., Soo, V. W. C., Zhu, F. & Wood, T. K., Apr 1 2017, In : Biotechnology and bioengineering. 114, 4, p. 852-861 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methanosarcina
Metabolic engineering
Metabolic Engineering
Methane
Lactic Acid
1 Citation (Scopus)

Metabolic manipulation of methanogens for methane machinations

Wood, T. K., Jan 1 2017, In : Microbial Biotechnology. 10, 1, p. 9-10 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methanogens
Metabolic engineering
Metabolic Engineering
Biofuels
Archaea
2 Citations (Scopus)

Oceans as bioenergy pools for methane production using activated methanogens in waste sewage sludge

Mohd Yasin, N. H., Ikegami, A., Wood, T. K., Yu, C. P., Haruyama, T., Takriff, M. S. & Maeda, T., Jan 1 2017, In : Applied Energy. 202, p. 399-407 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methanogens
Sewage sludge
bioenergy
Methane
methane
8 Citations (Scopus)

Reactive micromixing eliminates fouling and concentration polarization in reverse osmosis membranes

Guha, R., Xiong, B., Geitner, M., Moore, T., Wood, T. K., Velegol, D. & Kumar, M., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 542, p. 8-17 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Osmosis
reverse osmosis
Osmosis membranes
fouling
Reverse osmosis
22 Citations (Scopus)

Repurposing of anticancer drugs for the treatment of bacterial infections

Soo, V. W. C., Kwan, B. W., Quezada, H., Castillo-Juárez, I., Pérez-Eretza, B., García-Contreras, S. J., Martínez-Vázquez, M., Wood, T. K. & García-Contreras, R., Apr 1 2017, In : Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry. 17, 10, p. 1157-1176 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug Repositioning
Bacterial Infections
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Gallium
Mitomycin
20 Citations (Scopus)

Repurposing the anticancer drug mitomycin C for the treatment of persistent Acinetobacter baumannii infections

Cruz-Muñiz, M. Y., López-Jacome, L. E., Hernández-Durán, M., Franco-Cendejas, R., Licona-Limón, P., Ramos-Balderas, J. L., Martinéz-Vázquez, M., Belmont-Díaz, J. A., Wood, T. K. & García-Contreras, R., Jan 1 2017, In : International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 49, 1, p. 88-92 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acinetobacter Infections
Drug Repositioning
Acinetobacter baumannii
Mitomycin
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
16 Citations (Scopus)

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

Biofilms
Antibiotics
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Bacteria
Infection
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Membrane Proteins
Escherichia coli
Membranes
Oxidative Stress
Sigma Factor
17 Citations (Scopus)

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

Food
Population
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Phenotype
2016
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

Antitoxins
cysteine
Cysteine
Oxygen
helices