Kenneth Nickerson

  • 4835 Citations
  • 37 h-Index
1967 …2019

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Research Output

2019

Histone acetylation increases in response to ferulic, gallic, and sinapic acids acting synergistically in vitro to inhibit Candida albicans yeast-to-hyphae transition

Câmara, C. R. S., Shi, Q., Pedersen, M., Zbasnik, R., Nickerson, K. W. & Schlegel, V., Feb 2019, In : Phytotherapy Research. 33, 2, p. 319-326 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Microbial community of saline, alkaline lakes in the Nebraska Sandhills based on 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequence data

Fiore, N. A., Dunigan, D. D., Shaffer, J. J., Roberts, R., Antony-Babu, S., Plantz, B. A., Nickerson, K. W., Benson, A. K. & Weberc, K. A., Mar 21 2019, In : Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8, 12, e00063-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2018

Molecular machinery of auxin synthesis, secretion, and perception in the unicellular chlorophyte alga Chlorella sorokiniana UTEX 1230

Khasin, M., Cahoon, R. R., Nickerson, K. W. & Riekhof, W. R., Dec 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 12, e0205227.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2017

Deciphering fungal dimorphism: Farnesol's unanswered questions

Nickerson, K. W. & Atkin, A. L., Feb 1 2017, In : Molecular Microbiology. 103, 4, p. 567-575 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Quorum sensing in Candida albicans: farnesol versus farnesoic acid

Riekhof, W. R. & Nickerson, K. W., Jun 1 2017, In : FEBS Letters. 591, 12, p. 1637-1640 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

4 Scopus citations
2016

Candida albicans ISW2 regulates chlamydospore suspensor cell formation and virulence In Vivo in a mouse model of disseminated candidiasis

Navarathna, D. H. M. L. P., Pathirana, R. U., Lionakis, M. S., Nickerson, K. W. & Roberts, D. D., Oct 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 10, e0164449.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Comparative genomics, transcriptomics, and physiology distinguish symbiotic from free-living Chlorella strains

Quispe, C. F., Sonderman, O., Khasin, M., Riekhof, W. R., Van Etten, J. L. & Nickerson, K. W., Sep 1 2016, In : Algal Research. 18, p. 332-340 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
20 Scopus citations
2015

Candida albicans quorum sensing molecules stimulate mouse macrophage migration

Hargarten, J. C., Moore, T. C., Petro, T. M., Nickerson, K. W. & Atkin, A. L., 2015, In : Infection and immunity. 83, 10, p. 3857-3864 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Proteomic adaptations to starvation prepare Escherichia coli for disinfection tolerance

Du, Z., Nandakumar, R., Nickerson, K. W. & Li, X., Feb 1 2015, In : Water Research. 69, p. 110-119 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2014
44 Scopus citations

Quorum sensing activity and control of yeast-mycelium dimorphism in Ophiostoma floccosum

Berrocal, A., Oviedo, C., Nickerson, K. W. & Navarrete, J., Jun 2014, In : Biotechnology Letters. 36, 7, p. 1503-1513 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2013

Candida albicans Czf1 and Efg1 coordinate the response to farnesol during quorum sensing, white-opaque thermal dimorphism, and cell death

Langford, M. L., Hargarten, J. C., Patefield, K. D., Marta, E., Blankenship, J. R., Fanning, S., Nickerson, K. W. & Atkin, A. L., Sep 2013, In : Eukaryotic Cell. 12, 9, p. 1281-1292 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
15 Scopus citations

Histone biotinylation in Candida albicans

Hasim, S., Tati, S., Madayiputhiya, N., Nandakumar, R. & Nickerson, K. W., Sep 2013, In : FEMS Yeast Research. 13, 6, p. 529-539 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Thoughts on quorum sensing and fungal dimorphism

Nickerson, K. W., Atkin, A. L., Hargarten, J. C., Pathirana, R. & Hasim, S., Oct 1 2013, Biocommunication of Fungi. Springer Netherlands, p. 189-204 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

7 Scopus citations
2012

Quorum sensing activity in Ophiostoma ulmi: Effects of fusel oils and branched chain amino acids on yeast-mycelial dimorphism

Berrocal, A., Navarrete, J., Oviedo, C. & Nickerson, K. W., Jul 2012, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 113, 1, p. 126-134 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Reducing odorous VOC emissions from swine manure using soybean peroxidase and peroxides

Parker, D. B., Cai, L., Kim, K. H., Hales, K. E., Spiehs, M. J., Woodbury, B. L., Atkin, A. L., Nickerson, K. W. & Patefield, K. D., Nov 2012, In : Bioresource Technology. 124, p. 95-104 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Urea Amidolyase (DUR1,2) Contributes to Virulence and Kidney Pathogenesis of Candida albicans

Navarathna, D. H. M. L. P., Lionakis, M. S., Lizak, M. J., Munasinghe, J., Nickerson, K. W. & Roberts, D. D., Oct 29 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 10, e48475.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
2011

Dur3 is the major urea transporter in Candida albicans and is co-regulated with the urea amidolyase Dur1,2

Navarathna, D. H. M. L. P., Das, A., Morschhäuser, J., Nickerson, K. W. & Roberts, D. D., Jan 2011, In : Microbiology. 157, 1, p. 270-279 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Molecular evolution of urea amidolyase and urea carboxylase in fungi

Strope, P. K., Nickerson, K. W., Harris, S. D. & Moriyama, E. N., 2011, In : BMC Evolutionary Biology. 11, 1, 80.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations

Zap1 control of cell-cell signaling in candida albicans biofilms

Ganguly, S., Bishop, A. C., Xu, W., Ghosh, S., Nickerson, K. W., Lanni, F., Patton-Vogt, J. & Mitchell, A. P., Nov 2011, In : Eukaryotic Cell. 10, 11, p. 1448-1454 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations
2010

Activity and toxicity of farnesol towards Candida albicans are dependent on growth conditions

Langford, M. L., Hasim, S., Nickerson, K. W. & Atkin, A. L., Feb 2010, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 54, 2, p. 940-942 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations
31 Scopus citations

Evolutionary aspects of urea utilization by fungi

Navarathna, D. H. M. L. P., Harris, S. D., Roberts, D. D. & Nickerson, K. W., Mar 2010, In : FEMS Yeast Research. 10, 2, p. 209-213 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
2009

Arginine-Induced germ tube formation in Candida albicans is essential for escape from murine macrophage line RAW 264.7

Ghosh, S., Navarathna, D. H. M. L. P., Roberts, D. D., Cooper, J. T., Atkin, A. L., Petro, T. M. & Nickerson, K. W., Apr 2009, In : Infection and immunity. 77, 4, p. 1596-1605 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

95 Scopus citations

Cellular interactions of farnesol, a quorum-sensing molecule produced by Candida albicans

Langford, M. L., Atkin, A. L. & Nickerson, K. W., Dec 2009, In : Future Microbiology. 4, 10, p. 1353-1362 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

49 Scopus citations

Escherichia coli O157:H7 and other E. coli strains share physiological properties associated with intestinal colonization

Jacobsen, L., Durso, L., Conway, T. & Nickerson, K. W., Jul 2009, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 75, 13, p. 4633-4635 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2008

Candida albicans Tup1 is involved in farnesol-mediated inhibition of filamentous-growth induction

Kebaara, B. W., Langford, M. L., Navarathna, D. H. M. L. P., Dumitru, R., Nickerson, K. W. & Atkin, A. L., Jun 2008, In : Eukaryotic Cell. 7, 6, p. 980-987 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Scopus citations

Influence of heterocyclic and oxime-containing farnesol analogs on quorum sensing and pathogenicity in Candida albicans

Shchepin, R., Navarathna, D. H. M. L. P., Dumitru, R., Lippold, S., Nickerson, K. W. & Dussault, P. H., Feb 15 2008, In : Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry. 16, 4, p. 1842-1848 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Regulation of aromatic alcohol production in Candida albicans

Ghosh, S., Kebaara, B. W., Atkin, A. L. & Nickerson, K. W., Dec 2008, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 74, 23, p. 7211-7218 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations
2007

Effect of farnesol on a mouse model of systemic candidiasis, determined by use of a DPP3 knockout mutant of Candida albicans

Navarathna, D. H. M. L. P., Hornby, J. M., Krishnan, N., Parkhurst, A., Duhamel, G. E. & Nickerson, K. W., Apr 2007, In : Infection and immunity. 75, 4, p. 1609-1618 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

87 Scopus citations

Evaluation of metals in a defined medium for Pichia pastoris expressing recombinant β-galactosidase

Plantz, B. A., Nickerson, K., Kachman, S. D. & Schlegel, V. L., May 2007, In : Biotechnology Progress. 23, 3, p. 687-692 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Exogenous farnesol interferes with the normal progression of cytokine expression during candidiasis in a mouse model

Navarathna, D. H. M. L. P., Nickerson, K. W., Duhamel, G. E., Jerrels, T. R. & Petro, T. M., Aug 2007, In : Infection and immunity. 75, 8, p. 4006-4011 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Scopus citations

In vivo and in vitro anaerobic mating in Candida albicans

Dumitru, R., Navarathna, D. H. M. L. P., Semighini, C. P., Elowsky, C. G., Dumitru, R. V., Dignard, D., Whiteway, M., Atkin, A. L. & Nickerson, K. W., Mar 2007, In : Eukaryotic Cell. 6, 3, p. 465-472 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Scopus citations
2006

Determination of mRNA half-lives in Candida albicans using thiolutin as a transcription inhibitor

Kebaara, B. W., Nielsen, L. E., Nickerson, K. W. & Atkin, A. L., Aug 2006, In : Genome. 49, 8, p. 894-899 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Farnesol-induced apoptosis in Aspergillus nidulans reveals a possible mechanism for antagonistic interactions between fungi

Semighini, C. P., Hornby, J. M., Dumitru, R., Nickerson, K. W. & Harris, S. D., Feb 2006, In : Molecular Microbiology. 59, 3, p. 753-764 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

162 Scopus citations

Farnesol restores wild-type colony morphology to 96% of Candida albicans colony morphology variants recovered following treatment with mutagens

Jensen, E. C., Hornby, J. M., Pagliaccetti, N. E., Wolter, C. M., Nickerson, K. W. & Atkin, A. L., Apr 2006, In : Genome. 49, 4, p. 346-353 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Pichia pastoris fermentation optimization: Energy state and testing a growth-associated model

Plantz, B. A., Sinha, J., Villarete, L., Nickerson, K. W. & Schlegel, V. L., Sep 2006, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 72, 2, p. 297-305 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Quorum sensing in dimorphic fungi: Farnesol and beyond

Nickerson, K. W., Atkin, A. L. & Hornby, J. M., Jun 2006, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 72, 6, p. 3805-3813 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

176 Scopus citations
2005

Biologically active fluorescent farnesol analogs

Shchepin, R., Dumitru, R., Nickerson, K. W., Lund, M. & Dussault, P. H., 2005, In : Chemistry and Biology. 12, 6, p. 639-641 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Enhanced pathogenicity of Candida albicans pre-treated with subinhibitory concentrations of fluconazole in a mouse model of disseminated candidiasis

Navarathna, D. H. M. L. P., Hornby, J. M., Hoerrmann, N., Parkhurst, A. M., Duhamel, G. E. & Nickerson, K. W., Dec 2005, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 56, 6, p. 1156-1159 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Scopus citations

Farnesol concentrations required to block germ tube formation in Candida albicans in the presence and absence of serum

Mosel, D. D., Dumitru, R., Hornby, J. M., Atkin, A. L. & Nickerson, K. W., Aug 2005, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 71, 8, p. 4938-4940 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

88 Scopus citations

How bacteria tolerate organic solvents

Nickerson, K. W., Nov 2005, Industrial Bioprocessing, 27, 11 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Surface display of recombinant proteins on Bacillus thuringiensis spores

Du, C., Chan, W. C., McKeithan, T. W. & Nickerson, K. W., Jun 2005, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 71, 6, p. 3337-3341 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Survey of extreme solvent tolerance in gram-positive cocci: Membrane fatty acid changes in Staphylococcus haemolyticus grown in toluene

Nielsen, L. E., Kadavy, D. R., Rajagopal, S., Drijber, R. & Nickerson, K. W., Sep 2005, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 71, 9, p. 5171-5176 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Scopus citations
2004

Activity of gut proteinases from Cry1Ab-selected colonies of the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)

Siqueira, H. A. A., Nickerson, K. W., Moellenbeck, D. & Siegfried, B. D., Dec 2004, In : Pest Management Science. 60, 12, p. 1189-1196 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Defined anaerobic growth medium for studying Candida albicans basic biology and resistance to eight antifungal drugs

Dumitru, R., Hornby, J. M. & Nickerson, K. W., Jul 2004, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 48, 7, p. 2350-2354 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Scopus citations

Enhanced production of farnesol by Candida albicans treated with four azoles

Hornby, J. M. & Nickerson, K. W., Jun 2004, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 48, 6, p. 2305-2307 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

92 Scopus citations

High phosphate (up to 600 mM) induces pseudohyphal development in five wild type Candida albicans

Hornby, J. M., Dumitru, R. & Nickerson, K. W., Jan 2004, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 56, 1, p. 119-124 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations