• 1052 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
20072020

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Research Output

  • 1052 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
  • 28 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Review article
2020

An integrated computational and experimental study to investigate Staphylococcus aureus metabolism

Mazharul Islam, M., Thomas, V. C., Van Beek, M., Ahn, J. S., Alqarzaee, A. A., Zhou, C., Fey, P. D., Bayles, K. W. & Saha, R., Dec 1 2020, In : npj Systems Biology and Applications. 6, 1, 3.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Identification of the main glutamine and glutamate transporters in Staphylococcus aureus and their impact on c-di-AMP production

Zeden, M. S., Kviatkovski, I., Schuster, C. F., Thomas, V. C., Fey, P. D. & Gründling, A., Jun 1 2020, In : Molecular Microbiology. 113, 6, p. 1085-1100 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

CidR and CcpA synergistically regulate staphylococcus aureus cidABC expression

Sadykov, M. R., Windham, I. H., Widhelm, T. J., Yajjala, V. K., Watson, S. M., Endres, J. L., Bavari, A. I., Thomas, V. C., Bose, J. L. & Bayles, K. W., Dec 1 2019, In : Journal of bacteriology. 201, 23, e00371-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Dual gene expression analysis identifies factors associated with Staphylococcus aureus virulence in diabetic mice

Jacquet, R., LaBauve, A. E., Akoolo, L., Patel, S., Alqarzaee, A. A., Fok Lung, T. W., Poorey, K., Stinear, T. P., Thomas, V. C., Meagher, R. J. & Parker, D., May 1 2019, In : Infection and immunity. 87, 5, e00163-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Urease is an essential component of the acid response network of Staphylococcus aureus and is required for a persistent murine kidney infection

Zhou, C., Bhinderwala, F., Lehman, M. K., Thomas, V. C., Chaudhari, S. S., Yamada, K. J., Foster, K. W., Powers, R., Kielian, T. & Fey, P. D., Jan 1 2019, In : PLoS pathogens. 15, 1, e1007538.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2018

Emerging Roles of Nitric Oxide Synthase in Bacterial Physiology

Hutfless, E. H., Chaudhari, S. S. & Thomas, V. C., Jan 1 2018, Nitric Oxide and Other Small Signalling Molecules. Poole, R. K. (ed.). Academic Press, p. 147-191 45 p. (Advances in Microbial Physiology; vol. 72).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations
2017

Nitrite derived from endogenous bacterial nitric oxide synthase activity promotes aerobic respiration

Chaudhari, S. S., Kim, M., Lei, S., Razvi, F., Alqarzaee, A. A., Hutfless, E. H., Powers, R., Zimmerman, M. C., Fey, P. D. & Thomas, V. C., Jul 1 2017, In : mBio. 8, 4, e00887-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Take my breath away?

Thomas, V. C. & Fey, P. D., Apr 4 2017, In : eLife. 6, e23845.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

The ClpXP protease is dispensable for degradation of unfolded proteins in Staphylococcus aureus

Stahlhut, S. G., Alqarzaee, A. A., Jensen, C., Fisker, N. S., Pereira, A. R., Pinho, M. G., Thomas, V. C. & Frees, D., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific reports. 7, 1, 11739.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2016

Potassium uptake modulates Staphylococcus aureus metabolism

Gries, C. M., Sadykov, M. R., Bulock, L. L., Chaudhari, S. S., Thomas, V. C., Bose, J. L. & Bayles, K. W., May 1 2016, In : mSphere. 1, 3, e00125-16.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Redox Imbalance Underlies the Fitness Defect Associated with Inactivation of the Pta-AckA Pathway in Staphylococcus aureus

Marshall, D. D., Sadykov, M. R., Thomas, V. C., Bayles, K. W. & Powers, R., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of proteome research. 15, 4, p. 1205-1212 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Resistance to acute macrophage killing promotes airway fitness of prevalent community-acquired staphylococcus aureus strains

Yajjala, V. K., Thomas, V. C., Bauer, C., Scherr, T. D., Fischer, K. J., Fey, P. D., Bayles, K. W., Kielian, T. & Sun, K., May 15 2016, In : Journal of Immunology. 196, 10, p. 4196-4203 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

SrrAB modulates Staphylococcus aureus cell death through regulation of cidABC transcription

Windham, I. H., Chaudhari, S. S., Bose, J. L., Thomas, V. C. & Bayles, K. W., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of bacteriology. 198, 7, p. 1114-1122 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

The LysR-type transcriptional regulator, CidR, regulates stationary phase cell death in Staphylococcus aureus

Chaudhari, S. S., Thomas, V. C., Sadykov, M. R., Bose, J. L., Ahn, D. J., Zimmerman, M. C. & Bayles, K. W., Sep 1 2016, In : Molecular Microbiology. 101, 6, p. 942-953 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2014

A Central Role for Carbon-Overflow Pathways in the Modulation of Bacterial Cell Death

Thomas, V. C., Sadykov, M. R., Chaudhari, S. S., Jones, J., Endres, J. L., Widhelm, T. J., Ahn, J. S., Jawa, R. S., Zimmerman, M. C. & Bayles, K. W., Jun 2014, In : PLoS pathogens. 10, 6, e1004205.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations

Arginine deiminase in Staphylococcus epidermidis functions to augment biofilm maturation through pH homeostasis

Lindgren, J. K., Thomas, V. C., Olson, M. E., Chaudhari, S. S., Nuxoll, A. S., Schaeffer, C. R., Lindgren, K. E., Jones, J., Zimmerman, M. C., Dunman, P. M., Bayles, K. W. & Fey, P. D., 2014, In : Journal of bacteriology. 196, 12, p. 2277-2289 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Transformation of human cathelicidin LL-37 into selective, stable, and potent antimicrobial compounds

Wang, G., Hanke, M. L., Mishra, B., Lushnikova, T., Heim, C. E., Thomas, V. C., Bayles, K. W. & Kielian, T., Sep 19 2014, In : ACS chemical biology. 9, 9, p. 1997-2002 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations
2013

A dysfunctional tricarboxylic acid cycle enhances fitness of Staphylococcus epidermidis during β-lactam stress

Chittezham Thomas, V., Kinkead, L. C., Janssen, A., Schaeffer, C. R., Woods, K. M., Lindgren, J. K., Peaster, J. M., Chaudhari, S. S., Sadykov, M., Jones, J., Mohamadi AbdelGhani, S. M., Zimmerman, M. C., Bayles, K. W., Somerville, G. A. & Fey, P. D., Aug 20 2013, In : mBio. 4, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Inactivation of the Pta-AckA pathway causes cell death in staphylococcus aureus

Sadykov, M. R., Thomas, V. C., Marshall, D. D., Wenstrom, C. J., Moormeier, D. E., Widhelm, T. J., Nuxoll, A. S., Powers, R. & Bayles, K. W., Jul 16 2013, In : Journal of bacteriology. 195, 13, p. 3035-3044 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations
2012

Decoding the functional roles of cationic side chains of the major antimicrobial region of human cathelicidin LL-37

Wang, G., Epand, R. F., Mishra, B., Lushnikova, T., Thomas, V. C., Bayles, K. W. & Epand, R. M., Feb 1 2012, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 56, 2, p. 845-856 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations

The NsrR regulon in nitrosative stress resistance of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium

Karlinsey, J. E., Bang, I. S., Becker, L. A., Frawley, E. R., Porwollik, S., Robbins, H. F., Thomas, V. C., Urbano, R., Mcclelland, M. & Fang, F. C., Sep 1 2012, In : Molecular Microbiology. 85, 6, p. 1179-1193 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations
2011

Multiple targets of nitric oxide in the tricarboxylic acid cycle of salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium

Richardson, A. R., Payne, E. C., Younger, N., Karlinsey, J. E., Thomas, V. C., Becker, L. A., Navarre, W. W., Castor, M. E., Libby, S. J. & Fang, F. C., Jul 21 2011, In : Cell Host and Microbe. 10, 1, p. 33-43 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

75 Scopus citations
2010

Gelatinase contributes to the pathogenesis of endocarditis caused by Enterococcus faecalis

Thurlow, L. R., Thomas, V. C., Narayanan, S., Olson, S., Fleming, S. D. & Hancock, L. E., Nov 1 2010, In : Infection and immunity. 78, 11, p. 4936-4943 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

82 Scopus citations
2009

A fratricidal mechanism is responsible for eDNA release and contributes to biofilm development of Enterococcus faecalis

Thomas, V. C., Hiromasa, Y., Harms, N., Thurlow, L., Tomich, J. & Hancock, L. E., May 1 2009, In : Molecular Microbiology. 72, 4, p. 1022-1036 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

120 Scopus citations

Capsular polysaccharide production in Enterococcus faecalis and contribution of CpsF to capsule serospecificity

Thurlow, L. R., Thomas, V. C. & Hancock, L. E., Oct 1 2009, In : Journal of bacteriology. 191, 20, p. 6203-6210 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Scopus citations

Enterococcus faecalis capsular polysaccharide serotypes C and D and their contributions to host innate immune evasion

Thurlow, L. R., Thomas, V. C., Fleming, S. D. & Hancock, L. E., Dec 1 2009, In : Infection and immunity. 77, 12, p. 5551-5557 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations

Enterococcus faecalis with the gelatinase phenotype regulated by the fsr operon and with biofilm-forming capacity are common in the agricultural environment

MacOvei, L., Ghosh, A., Thomas, V. C., Hancock, L. E., Mahmood, S. & Zurek, L., Jun 1 2009, In : Environmental microbiology. 11, 6, p. 1540-1547 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Suicide and fratricide in bacterial biofilms

Thomas, V. C. & Hancock, L. E., Jan 1 2009, In : International Journal of Artificial Organs. 32, 9, p. 537-544 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

31 Scopus citations
2008

Regulation of autolysis-dependent extracellular DNA release by Enterococcus faecalis extracellular proteases influences biofilm development

Thomas, V. C., Thurlow, L. R., Boyle, D. & Hancock, L. E., Aug 1 2008, In : Journal of bacteriology. 190, 16, p. 5690-5698 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

182 Scopus citations
2007

Full activation of Enterococcus faecalis gelatinase by a C-terminal proteolytic cleavage

Del Papa, M. F., Hancock, L. E., Thomas, V. C. & Perego, M., Dec 1 2007, In : Journal of bacteriology. 189, 24, p. 8835-8843 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations