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  1. Peng Gao, Pak Leung Ho, Bingpeng Yan, Kong Hung Sze, Julian Davies and Richard Yi Tsun Kao.  "Suppresion of Staphylococcus aureus virulence by a small-molecule compound"; PNAS  https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1720520115 (July 2018)


  1. Cameron R. Strachan and Julian Davies; "The Whys and Wherefores of Antibiotic Resistance"; Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Medicine; doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a025171 February 2017; 7 (2)
  2. Natasha Kruglyak, David E. Williams, Henry Chen, Simon Law, Jadwiga Kaleta, Ivan Villanueva, Julian E. Davies, Raymond J. Andersen, Deiter Bromme; "Leupeptazin, a high modified tripeptide isolated from cultures of a Streptomyces sp. inhibits cathepsin K". Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters Vol. 27, Issue 6; doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bmcl.2017.02.007 (March 2017)
  3. Sarah L. Svensson, Shekooh Behroozian, Wanjing Xu, Michael G. Surette, Loretta Li, Julian Davies. “Kisameet Glacial Clay: an Unexpected Source of Bacterial Diversity”; mBio http://mbio.asm.org/content/8/3/e00590-17.full (May 2017)
  4. Rafael J. M. Peixoto et al; “Repression of Salmonella host cell invasion by aromatic small molecules from the human fecal metabolome
”; Appl. Environ. Microbiol. http://aem.asm.org/content/83/19/e01148-17.full.pdf+html 
(28 July 2017 online)
  5. Peng Gao, Julian Davies, Richard Yi Tsun Kao; “Dehydrosqualene Desaturase as a Novel Target for Anti-Virulence Therapy against Staphylococcus aureus; mBio  http://mbio.asm.org/content/8/5/e01224-17 (5 September 2017)
  6. Mernoush Mohammadali and Julian Davies; "Antimicrobial Resistance Genes and Wastewater Treatment"; Antimicrobial Resistance in Wastewater Treatment Processes doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119192428.ch1 (29 September 2017)


  1. Behroozian S, Svensson SL, Davies J. 2016. Kisameet clay exhibits potent antibacterial activity against the ESKAPE pathogens. mBio 7(1):e01842-15. doi:10.1128/mBio.01842-15 (Jan 2016)
  2. Adeleke H. Aguda, Vincent Lavallee, Ping Cheng, Tina M. Bott, Labros G. Meimetis, Simon Law, Nham T. Nguyen, David E. Williams, Jadwiga Kaleta, Ivan Villanueva, Julian Davies, 
Raymond J. Andersen, Gary D. Brayer, and Dieter Brömme (2016) Affinity Crystallography: A New Approach to Extracting High-Affinity Enzyme Inhibitors from Natural Extracts.  Journal of Natural Products doi:10.1021/acs.jnatprod.6b00215  (August 2016)
  3. Peng Gao, Yanli Wang, Iván Villanueva, Pak Leung Ho, Julian Davies and Richard Yi Tsun KAO*; “Construction of a multiplex promoter reporter platform to monitor Staphylococcus aureus virulence gene expression and the identification of usnic acid as a potent suppressor of psm gene expression”; Antimicrobials, Resistance and Chemotherapy; doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2016.01344 (August 2016)


  1. Loutet SA, El-Halfawya O, Jassemd AN,
 Sánchez Lópeze JM, Fernández Medardee A, David P. Speertf, Davies JE, Valvano MA. Identification of synergists that potentiate the action of polymyxin B against Burkholderia cenocepacia. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2015.05.010 Int J Antimicrob Agents (2015)
  2. Prashant Shanbhaga, Sarita Bhavea, Ashwini Vartaka, Asha Kulkarni-Almeidaa, Girish Mahajana, Ivan Villanueva and Julian Davies.  Screening of Microbial Extracts for Anticancer Compounds Using Streptomyces Kinase Inhibitor Assay. Natural Product Communications 2015 Vol. 10 (7) 1287 - 1291 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26411032)
  3. Williams DE,  Bottriell H, Davies JE, Tietjen I, Brockman MA, and Andersen RJ. Unciaphenol, An Oxygenated Analogue of the Bergman Cyclization Product of Uncialamycin Exhibits Anti HIV Activity. Chemistry Letters, August 2015
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  1. Chai X, Joung Youn U, Sun D, Dai J, Williams P, Kondratyuk TP, Borris RP, Davies JE,  Villanueva IG,  Pezzuto JM and Chang LC. Herbicidin Congeners, Undecose Nucleosides from an Organic Extract of Streptomyces sp. L9-10.  doi: 10.1021/np4006635 J. Nat. Prod. 2014, 77, 227−233
  2. Ravel, Jacques et al, Human microbiome science: vision for the future, Bethesda, MD, July 24 to 26, 2013, http://www.microbiomejournal.com/content/2/1/16, Microbiome 2014, 2:16.
  3. L. Caetano M. Antunes, et al Antivirulence Activity of the Human Gut Metabolome, doi: 10.1128/mBio.01183-14, July 2014


  1. Yim,G., G.S. Spiegelman and J.E. Davies. Separate mechanisms are involved in up-modulated and down-modulated gene expression in Salmonella typhimurium. Research in Microbiol. 164:416-424 (2013)
  2. Jones, A. L., J. Davies, M. Fukuda, R. Brown, J. Lim, M. Goodfellow. Rhodococcus jostii: a home for Rhodococcus strain RHA1. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 104:435-440 (2013)
  3. Davies, Julian. Specialized microbial metabolites: functions and origins. J.Antibiot. 66:361-364(2013)


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  1. Yim, G., W. Kwong, J. Davies, V. Miao (2012) Complex integrons containing qnrB4mpC(blaDHA-1) in plasmids of multidrug resistant Citrobacter freundi from wastewater. Can. J. Microbiol. (2013) /Feb:59(2):110-6.doi:1o.1139/cjm-20120576. Epub 2012Nov 29. (2012)
  2. Roemer, T., J. Davies, G. Giaever C., Nislow. Bugs, drugs and chemical genomics. Nature Chem. Biol. 8:46-56 (2012)
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  1. Davies, J. How to discover new antibiotics: harvesting the parvome. Curr. Opin. in Chem. Biol. 15: 5-10 (2011)
  2. Yim, G., J. McClure, M.G. Surette, J. Davies. Modulation of Salmonella gene expression by subinhibitory concentrations of quinolones, J.Antibiot. 64: 73-78. (2011).
  3. Antunes, L.C., J.E. Davies, B.B. Finley. Mining bacterial small molecules. The Scientist (01.2011) 27-30. (2011)
  4. Xu,H., V. Miao, W. Kwong, R. Xia, J. Davies. Identification of a novel fosfomycin resistance (fosA2) gene in Enterobacter cloacae from Salmon River, Canada. Letters in Applied Microbiology 15:5-10 (2011)
  5. Davies, J. Streptomycetes are special: arcane applications. Microbial Biotechnology 4(2) 141-143 (2011)
  6. Roemer,T., X. Deming, S.B. Singh, C.A. Parish, G. Harris, H. Wang, J.E. Davies, G.F. Bills. Confronting the challenge of natural product-based antifungal discovery. Chemistry and Biology doi: 10.1016/ J Chem Biol .01.09 (2011)
  7. Subrt, N, L.R.Mesak, J.E. Davies. Modulation of virulence gene expression by cell-wall active antibiotics in Staphylococcus aureus. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 66:979-984 (2011)
  8. Xu, H,  K, Broersma, V. Miao, J. Davies. Class 1 and class 2 integrons in multidrug resistant gram-negative bacteria isolated from Salmon River, British Columbia. Can. J. Microbiology 57:460-467 (2011)
  9. Nishimura, M., K. Kohno, Y. Nishimura, M. Inagaki, Davies, J. Characterization of two isozymes of coniferyl alcohol dehydrogenase from Streptomyces sp. NL15-2K. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem;75(9):1770-1777 (2011)
  10. Davies, J. and K.S.Ryan. Introducing the parvome: Bioactive compounds in the microbial world. ACS Chemical Biology, (doi: 10.1021/cb200337h) (2011)
  11. Roemer, T. D. Xu, S. B. Singh, C.A. Parish, G. Harris, H. Wang, J. E. Davies, G. F. Bills. Confronting the Challenges of Natural Product-Based Antifungal Discovery, Chem. Biol.18:148-164 (2011)
  12. Antunes, L.C., J. E. Davies, B.B. Finlay, Chemical signaling in the gastrointestinal tract, F1000 BiologyReports, Jan 2011; 3:4. (2011)
  13. Bush, K. et al. Tackling antibiotic resistance. Nature Reviews Microbiology  doi;10.1038/nrmicro 2693 (2011)
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  1. Allen, H.K., J. Donato, H.H. Wang, K.A. Cloud-Hansen, J.E. Davies, J. Handelsman. Call of the wild: antibiotic resistance genes in natural environments. Nat Rev Microbiol 8:251-259 (2010)
  2. Davies, J. The garden of antimicrobial delights. F1000 Biology Reports 2010, 2:26 (doi:10.3410/B2-26) (2010)  (Shortened version also published in The Scientist v.24, May 2010)
  3. Miao, V., J. Davies. Actinobacteria: the good, the bad, and the ugly. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (doi 10.1007/s10482-010-9440-6) (2010)
  4. Cheenpracha, S., N.B Vidor, W.Y Yoshida, J Davies, L.C. Chang.  Coumabiocins A–F, Aminocoumarins from an organic extract of Streptomyces sp. L-4-4. J. Nat. Prod. 73:880-884 (2010)
  5. Mesak, L.R., S. Qi, I. Villanueva, V. Miao, J. Davies. Staphylococcus aureus promoter-lux reporters for drug discovery. J. Antibiot. doi:10.1038/ja2010.74 (2010)
  6. Davies, J., D. Davies. Origins and evolution of antibiotic resistance. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews 74:417-433 (doi; 10.1128/MMBR.00016-10) (2010)
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  1. Mesak, LR, G Yim and J Davies. Improved lux reporters for use in Staphylococcus aureus. Plasmid 61:182-187 (2009)
  2. Mesak, LR and J Davies. Phenotypic changes in ciprofloxacin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Res Microbiol 160:785-791 (2009)
  3. Chusri, S., I. Villanueva, S. Voravuthikunchai, J. Davies. Enhancing antibiotic activity: a strategy to control Acinetobacter infections. J Antimicrob. Chemother 64:1203-1211 (2009)
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  1. Patrauchan M.A., C. Florizone, S. Eapen, L. Gómez-Gil, B. Sethuraman, M. Fukuda, J. Davies, W.W. Mohn, L.D. Eltis.   Roles of ring-hydroxylating dioxygenases in styrene and benzene catabolism in Rhodococcus jostii RHA1. J Bacteriol 190:3-47 (2008)
  2. Mesak L.R., V. Miao., J. Davies.  The effects of sub-inhibitory concentrations of antibiotics on SOS and DNA repair gene expression in Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:3394-3397 (2008)
  3. Davies J. Resistance redux. Infectious diseases, antibiotic resistance and the future of mankind. Embo Reports 9 Suppl 1:S18-21 (2008)
  4. Williams D.E., J. Davies, B.O. Patrick, H. Bottriell, T. Tarling, M. Roberge, R.J. Andersen.  Cladoniamides A-G, tryptophan-derived alkaloids produced in culture by Streptomyces uncialis. Org Lett 10:3501-3504 (2008)
  5. Dosanjh M., G. L Newton, J. Davies.  Characterization of a mycothiol ligase mutant of Rhodococcus jostii RHA1. Res Microbiol 159:643-650 (2008)
  6. Davies, J.  Escherichia coli and the history of antibiotic resistanceNova Acta Leopoldina 98:35-39 (2008)
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  1. Davies, J. Small molecules: the lexicon of biodiversity. J. Biotechnol. 129:3-5 (2007)
  2. Hara, H, L.D. Eltis, J.E. Davies amd W.W. Mohn.  Transcriptomic analysis reveals a bifurcated terephthalate degradation pathway in Rhodococcus sp. Strain RHA1. J. Bacteriol. 189:1641-1647 (2007)
  3. Van der Geize, R., K. Yam, T. Heuser, M.H. Wilbrink, H. Hara, M.C. Anderton, E. Sim, L. Dijkhuizen, J.E. Davies, W.W. Mohn and L.D. Eltis. A gene cluster encoding cholesterol catabolism in a soil actinomycete provides insight into Mycobacterium tuberculosis survival in macrophages. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104:1947-1952 (2007)
  4. Yim, G., H. Huimi Wang and J. Davies. Antibiotics as signalling molecules. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 362:1195-1200 (2007)
  5. Xu H, J. Davies, V. Miao.  Molecular characterization of class 3 integrons from Delftia spp. J Bacteriol 189:6276-6283 (2007)
  6. Lin A.E., J.E .Davies.  Occurrence of highly fluoroquinolone-resistant and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in domestic animals. Can J Microbiol 53:925-929 (2007)
  7. Davies J.  Microbes have the last word. Embo Reports 8:616-621 (2007)
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  1. Penn, J., X. Li, A. Whiting, M. Latif, T. Gibson, C.J. Silva, P. Brian, J. Davies, V. Miao, S.K. Wrigley and R.H. Baltz. Heterologous production of daptomycin in Streptomyces lividans. J. Ind. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 33:121-128 (2006)
  2. Yim, G., H. Huimi Wang and J. Davies. The truth about antibiotics. Int. J. Med. Microbiol. 296:163-170 (2006)
  3. Davies, J. Are antibiotics naturally antibiotics? J. Ind. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 33:496-499 (2006)
  4. Gonçalves, E.R., H. Hara, D. Miyazawa, J.E. Davies, L.D. Eltis and W.W. Mohn. Transcriptomic assessment of isozymes of the biphenyl pathway of Rhodococcus sp. RHA1. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 72:6183-6193 (2006)
  5. Mijakovic, I., D. Petranovic, B. Macek, T. Cepo, M. Mann, J. Davies, P.R. Jensen and D. Vujaklija. Bacterial single-stranded DNA-binding proteins are phosphorylated on tyrosine. Nucleic Acids Res. 34:1588-1596 (2006)
  6. Nishimura, M., O. Ooi and J. Davies. Isolation and characterization of Streptomyces sp. NL15-2K capable of degrading lignin-related aromatic compounds. J. Biosci. Bioeng. 102:124-127 (2006)
  7. Nishimura, M., D. Ishiyama and J. Davies. Molecular cloning of Streptomyces genes encoding vanillate demethylase. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 70:2316-2319 (2006)
  8. Davies, J., G.B. Spiegelman and G. Yim. The world of subinhibitory antibiotic concentrations. Curr. Opin. Microbiol. 9:1-9 (2006)
  9. McLeod, M.P., R.L. Warren, N. Araki, W.W.L. Hsiao, M. Myhre, C. Fernandes, D. Miyazawa, W. Wong, A.L. Lillquist, D. Wang, M. Dosanjh, H. Hara, A. Petrescu, R.D. Morin, G. Yang, J.M. Stott, J.E. Schein, H. Shin, D. Smailus, A.S. Siddiqui, M.A. Marra, S.J.M. Jones, R. Holt, F.S.L. Brinkman, K. Miyauchi, M. Fukuda, J.E. Davies, W.W. Mohn and L.D. Eltis. The complete genome of Rhodococcus sp. RHA:1 provides insights into a catabolic powerhouse. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103:15582-15587 (2006)
  10. Yim, G., F. de la Cruz, G.B. Spiegelman and J. Davies. Transcription modulation of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium promoters by sub-MIC levels of rifampin. J. Bacteriol. 188:7988-7991 (2006)
  11. Davies, J.E. Aminoglycosides: ancient and modern. J. Antibiot. 59:529-532 (2006)
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  1. Davies, J., H. Wang, T. Taylor, K. Warabi, XH. Huang and R.J. Andersen. Uncialamycin, a new enediyne antibiotic. Org. Lett. 7:5233-5236 (2005)
  2. Patrauchan, M.A., C. Florizone, M. Dosanjh, W.W. Mohn, J. Davies and L.D. Eltis. Catabolism of benzoate and phthalate in Rhodococcus sp. strain RHA1: redundancies and convergence. J. Bacteriol. 187:4050-4063 (2005)
  3. Navarro-Llorens, J.M., M.A. Patrauchan, G.R. Stewart, J.E. Davies, L.D. Eltis and W.W. Mohn. Phenylacetate catabolism in Rhodococcus sp. strain RHA1: a central pathway for degradation of aromatic compounds. J. Bacteriol. 187:4497-4504 (2005)
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  1. Lu, K., R. Asano and J. Davies. Antimicrobial resistance gene delivery in animal feeds. Emerging Infectious Diseases 10:679-683 (2004)
  2. Ishiyama, D., D. Vujaklija and J. Davies. Novel pathway of salicylate degradation by Streptomyces sp. strain WA46. Appl. Envir. Microbiol. 70:1297-1306 (2004)
  3. Warren, R., W.W.L. Hsiao, H. Kudo, M. Myhre, M. Dosanjh, A. Petrescu, H. Kobayashi, S. Shimizu, K. Miyauchi, E. Masai, G. Yang, J.M. Stott, J.E. Schein, H. Shin, J. Khattra, D. Smailus, Y.S. Butterfield, A. Siddiqui, R. Holt, M.A. Marra, S.J.M. Jones, W.W. Mohn, F.S.L. Brinkman, M. Fukuda, J. Davies and L.D. Eltis. Functional characterization of a catabolic plasmid from PCB-degrading Rhodococcus sp. RHA1. J. Bacteriol. 186:7783-7795 (2004)
  4. Tsui, W.H.W., G. Yim, H.H. Wang, J.E. McClure, M.G. Surette and J. Davies. Dual effects of MLS antibiotics: transcriptional modulation and interactions on the ribosome. Chem. Biol. 11:1307-1316 (2004)
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  1. Waters, B., G. Saxena, Y. Wanggui, D. Kau, S. Wrigley, R. Stokes and J. Davies. Identifying protein kinase inhibitors using an assay based on inhibition of aerial hyphae formation in Streptomyces. J. Antibiotics. 55:407-416 (2002)
  2. Axelrood, P.E., M.L. Chow, C.S. Arnold, K. Lu, J.M. McDermott and J. Davies. Cultivation-dependent characterization of bacterial diversity from British Columbia forest soils subjected to disturbance. Can. J. Microbiol. 48:643-654 (2002)
  3. Axelrood, P.E., M.L. Chow, C.C. Radomski, J.M. McDermott and J. Davies. Molecular characterization of bacterial diversity from British Columbia forest soils subjected to disturbance. Can. J. Microbiol. 48:655-674 (2002)
  4. Goh, E., G. Yim, W. Tsui, J. McClure, M.G. Surette and J. Davies. Transcriptional modulation of bacterial gene expression by sub-inhibitory concentrations of antibiotic. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 99:17025-17030 (2002)
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  1. Rowe-Magnus, D.A., A.M. Guerout, P. Ploncard, B. Dychinco, J. Davies and D. Mazel. The evolutionary history of chromosomal super-integrons provides an ancestry for multiresistant integrons. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (USA) 98:652-657 (2001)
  2. Bakal, C., D. Vujaklija and J. Davies. Immunochemical identification of a Stat3 analogue in streptomycetes. Food Technol. Biotechnol. 39:313-317 (2001)
  3. Jenne, A., J.S. Hartig, N. Piganeau, A. Tauer, D.A. Samarsky, M.R. Green, J. Davies and M. Famulok. Rapid identification and characterization of hammerhead-ribozyme inhibitors using fluorescence-based technology. Nature Biotechnol. 19:56-61 (2001)
  4. Garcia-Ortega, L., J. Lacadena, J.M. Mancheño, M. Oñaderra, R. Kao, J. Davies, N. Olmo, A. Martinez del Pozo and J.G. Gavilanes. Involvement of the amino-terminal -hairpin of the Aspergillus ribotoxins on the interaction with membranes and nonspecific ribonuclease activity. Protein Science 10:1658-1668 (2001)
  5. Miao, V., M.-F. Coeffet-LeGal, D. Brown, S. Sinneman, G. Donaldson and J. Davies. Genetic approaches to harvesting lichen products. Trends Biotechnol. 19:349-355 (2001)
  6. Silva, C.J. and J. Davies. Antibiotic discovery. Past, present and future. Chemistry Today 12:19-22 (2001)
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  1. Iwagami, S., K. Yang and J. Davies. Characterization of the protocatechuic acid catabolic gene cluster from Streptomyces sp. strain 2065. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 66:1499-1508 (2000)
  2. Kawano, Y., T. Kumagai, K. Muta, Y. Matoba, J. Davies and M. Sugiyama. The 1.5 Å crystal structure of a bleomycin resistance determinant from bleomycin-producing Streptomyces verticillus. J. Mol. Biol. 295:915-925 (2000)
  3. Kao, R and J. Davies. Single amino acid substitutions affecting the specificity of the fungal ribotoxin mitogillin. FEBS Lett. 466:87-90 (2000)
  4. Bakal, C. and J. Davies. No longer an exclusive club: eukaryotic signalling domains in bacteria. Trends Cell Biol. 10:32-38 (2000)
  5. Mazel, D., B Dychinco, V.A. Webb and J. Davies. Antibiotic resistance in the ECOR collection: integrons and the identification of a novel aad gene. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 44:1568-1574 (2000)
  6. Karunakaran, P. and J. Davies. Genetic antagonism and hypermutability in Mycobacterium smegmatis. J. Bacteriol. 182:3331-3335 (2000)
  7. Samuels, L.A., E. Lanka and J. Davies. Conjugative junctions in RP4-mediated intraspecific mating of E coli. J. Bacteriol. 182:2709-2715 (2000)
  8. Woegerbauer, M., H. Burgmann, J. Davies and W. Graninger. Dnase I induced DNA degradation is inhibited by neomycin. J. Antibiotics 53:276-285 (2000)
  9. Chen, G., G.-Y.-S. Wang, X. Li, B. Waters and J. Davies. Enhanced production of microbial metabolites in the presence of dimethyl sulfoxide. J. Antibiotics 53:1145-1153 (2000)
  10. Wang G.-Y.-S., E. Graziani, B. Waters, W. Pan, X. Li, J. McDermott, G. Meurer, G. Saxena, R.J. Andersen and J. Davies. Novel natural products from soil DNA libraries in a Streptomycete host. Organic Letters 2:2401-2404 (2000)
  11. Martinez-Ruiz A., L. Garcia-Ortega, R. Kao, M. Oñaderra, J.M. Mancheño, J. Davies, A. Martinez del Pozo and J.G. Gavilanes. Ribonuclease U2: cloning, production in Pichia pastoris and affinity chromatography purification of the active recombinant protein. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 189:165-169 (2000)
  12. Mahenthiralingam, E., J. Bischof, S.K. Byrne, C. Radomski, J.E. Davies, Y. Av-Gay and P. Vandamme. DNA-based diagnostic approaches for identification of Burkholderia cepacia complex, Burkholderia vietmaniensisBurkholderia multivoransBurkholderia stabilis, and Burkholderia cepacia genomovars I and III, J. Clin. Microbiol. 38:3165-3173 (2000)
  13. Wrigley, S.K., D.A. Kau, B. Waters and J.E. Davies. Signal transduction inhibitors from microorganisms. Royal Soc. Chem. Special Publication 257:1767-1775 (2000)
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  1. Martínez-Ruiz, A., R. Kao, J.E. Davies and A. Martinez del Pozo. Ribotoxins are a more widespread group of proteins within the filamentous fungi than previously believed. Toxicon 37:1549-1563 (1999)
  2. Davies, J. The renaissance of microbiology. Intl. Microbiol. 1:257-260 (1998) 255-258
  3. Kao, R. and J. Davies. Molecular dissection of mitogillin reveals that the fungal ribotoxins are a family of natural genetically engineered ribonucleases. J. Biol. Chem. 274:12576-12582 (1999)
  4. Mazel, D. and J. Davies. Antibiotic resistance in microbes. Cell. Mol. Life Sci. 56:742-754 (1999)
  5. Chow, K., M. Pope and J. Davies. Characterization of a vanillic acid non-oxidative decarboxylation gene cluster from Streptomyces sp. D7. Microbiology 145:2393-2403 (1999)
  6. Davies, J. Millennium bugs. Millennium Issue. Trends Cell Biol., Trends Biochem. Sci. and Trends Genet. 9:M2-M5 (1999)
  7. de la Cruz, F. and J. Davies. Horizontal gene transfer and the origin of species: lessons from bacteria. Trends Microbiol. 8:89-144 (1999) Trends Microbiol. 2000 Mar;8(3):128-33.
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  1. Davies, J. Unanswered questions concerning antibiotic resistance. Clin. Microb. Infec. 4:2-3 (1998)
  2. delCardayré, S.B., K.P. Stocki, G.L. Newton, R.C. Fahey and J.E. Davies. Coenzyme A disulfide reductase, the primary low molecular weight disulfide reductase from Staphylococcus aureus: purification and characterization of the native enzyme. J. Biol. Chem. 273:5744-5751 (1998)
  3. delCardayré, S.B. and J.E. Davies. Staphylococcus aureus coenzyme A disulfide reductase, a new subfamily of pyridine nucleotide-disulfide oxidoreductase: sequence, expression, and analysis of cdr. J. Biol. Chem. 273:5752-5757 (1998)
  4. Mazel, D., B. Dychinco, V.A. Webb and J. Davies. A distinctive class of integron in the Vibrio cholerae genome. Science 280:605-608 (1998)
  5. Asano, R.L. and J. Davies. Molecular characterization of the thioredoxin system of Mycobacterium smegmatis. Res. Microbiol. 149:567-576 (1998)
  6. Kao, R., J.E. Shea, J. Davies and D.W. Holden. Probing the active site of mitogillin, a fungal ribotoxin. Molec. Microbiol. 29:1019-1027 (1998)
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  1. Davies, J. and G.D. Wright. Bacterial resistance to aminoglycoside antibiotics. Trends Microbiol. 5:234-240 (1997)
  2. Av-Gay, Y. and J. Davies. Components of eukaryotic-like protein signaling pathways in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Microb. Compar. Genomics 2:63-73 (1997)
  3. Lussier, M., A. White, J. Sheraton, T. di Paolo, J. Treadwell, S.B. Suthard, C.I. Horenstein, J. Chen-Weiner, A.F.J. Ram, J.C. Kapteyn, T.W Roemer, D.H. Vo, D.C. Bondoc, J. Hall, W.W. Zhong, A. Sdicu, J. Davies, F.M. Klis, P.W. Robbins and H. Bussey. Functional analysis of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae genome: large scale phenotypic screens to identify and characterize genes involved in cell surface biosynthesis and architecture. Genetics 147:435-450 (1997)
  4. Matsuo, H., H. Mochizuki, J. Davies and M. Sugiyama. Production of bleomycin N-acetyltransferase in Escherichia coli and Streptomyces verticillus. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 153:83-88 (1997)
  5. Waters, B. and J. Davies. Amino acid variation in the GyrA subunit of bacteria potentially associated with natural resistance to fluoroquinolone antibiotics. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 41:2766-2769 (1997)
  6. Seow, K.-T., G. Meurer, M. Gerlitz, E. Wendt-Pienkowski, C.R. Hutchinson and J. Davies. A study of iterative type II polyketide synthases, using bacterial genes cloned from soil DNA: a means to access and use genes from uncultured microorganisms. J. Bacteriol. 179:7360-7368 (1997)
  7. Davies, J. and D. Mazel. Comment la résistance vient aux bactéries. Biofutur 170:14-17 (1997)
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  1. Rogers, J., A.H. Chang, U. von Ahsen, R. Schroeder, J. Davies. Inhibition of the self-cleavage reaction of the human hepatitis delta virus ribozyme by antibiotics. J. Molec. Biol. 259:916-925 (1996)
  2. Newton, G.L., K. Arnold, M.S. Price, C. Sherrill, S.B. delCardayre, Y. Aharonowitz, G. Cohen, J. Davies, R.C. Fahey and C. Davis.  Distribution of thiols in microorganisms: Mycothiol is a major thiol in most actinomycetes. J. Bacteriol. 178:1990-1995 (1996)
  3. Yap, W.H., T.W. Soong and J.E. Davies. Genetic diversity of soil microorganisms assessed by analysis of hsp70 (dnaK) sequences. J. Industrial Microb. 17:179-184 (1996)
  4. Davies, J. Origins and evolution of antibiotic resistance. Microbiologia SEM 12:9-16 (1996)
  5. Paget, E. and J. Davies. Apramycin resistance as a selective marker for gene transfer in mycobacteria. J. Bacteriol. 178:6357-6360 (1996)
  6. Gennimata, D., J. Davies and A.S. Tsiftsoglou. Bleomycin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 37:65-75 (1996)
  7. Giebelhaus, L.A., L. Frost, E. Lanka, E.P. Gormley, J.E. Davies, B. Leskiw. The Tra2 core of the IncPplasmid RP4 is required for intergeneric mating between Escherichia coli and Streptomyces lividans. J. Bacteriol. 178:6378-6381 (1996)
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  1. Vujaklija, D. and J. Davies. Direct transfer of plasmid DNA between Streptomyces spp. and E. coli by electroduction. J. Antibiotics 48:635-637 (1995)
  2. Joshi, P.B., J.R. Webb, J.E. Davies and W.R. McMaster. The gene encoding streptothricin acetyltransferase (sat) as a selectable marker for the Leishmania expression vectors. Gene 156:145-149 (1995)
  3. Davies, J. Vicious circles: Looking back on resistance plasmids. Genetics 139:1465-1468 (1995)
  4. Kao, R. and J.E. Davies. Fungal ribotoxins: a family of naturally engineered target toxins? Biochem. Cell Biol. 73:11-12 (1995)
  5. Newton, G.L., C.A. Bewley, T.J. Dwyer, R. Horn, Y. Aharonowitz, G. Cohen, J. Davies, D.J. Faulkner and R.C. Fahey. The structure of U17 isolated from Streptomyces clavuligerus and its properties as an antioxidant thiol. Eur. J. Biochem. 230:821-825 (1995)
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  1. Aubert-Pivert, E. and J. Davies. Biosynthesis of butirosin in Bacillus circulans NRRL B3312: identification, by sequence analysis and insertional mutagenesis, of the butB gene involved in antibiotic production. Gene 147:1-11 (1994)
  2. Gold, S.E., G. Bakkeren, J.E. Davies and J.W. Kronstad. Three selectable markers for transformation of Ustilago maydis. Gene 142:225-230 (1994)
  3. Wank, H., J. Rogers, J. Davies and R. Schroeder. Peptide antibiotics of the tuberactinomycin family as inhibitors of group I intron RNA splicing. J. Mol. Biol. 236:1001-1010 (1994)
  4. Davies, J. Inactivation of antibiotics and the dissemination of resistance genes. Science 264:375-382 (1994)
  5. Waters, B., D. Vujaklija, M.R. Gold and J. Davies. Protein tyrosine phosphorylation in streptomycetes. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 120:187-190 (1994)
  6. Sugiyama, M., T. Kumagai, M. Shionoya, E. Kimura and J.E. Davies. Inactivation of bleomycin by an N‑acetyltransferase in the bleomycin-producing strain Streptomyces verticillus. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 121:81-86 (1994)
  7. Sugiyama, M., C.J. Thompson, T. Kumagai, K. Suzuki, R. Deblaere, R. Villarroel and J. Davies. Characterisation by molecular cloning of two genes from Streptomyces verticillus encoding resistance to bleomycin. Gene 151:11-16 (1994)
  8. Davies, J. New pathogens and old resistance genes. Microbiologia Sem. 10:9-12 (1994)
  9. Rogers, J. and J. Davies. The pseudodisaccharides: a novel class of group I intron splicing inhibitors. Nucleic Acids Res. 22:4938-4988 (1994)
  10. Davies, J. Microbial molecular diversity: past and present. J. Industrial Microbiol. 13:208-211 (1994)
  11. Webb, V. and J. Davies. Accidental release of antibiotic-resistance genes. Trends Biotechnol. 12:74-75 (1994)
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  1. Mazodier, P., G. Guglielmi, P. Servant, C. Thompson and J. Davies. Analyse de la réponse au choc thermique chez les Streptomyces: caractérisation de protéines chaperons et détection de modifications post-traductionnelles thermo-dépendentes. Lait 73:109-117 (1993)
  2. Dehoux, P., J. Davies and M. Cannon. Natural cycloheximide resistance in yeast: the role of ribosomal protein L41. Eur. J. Biochem. 213:841-848 (1993)
  3. Smith, J.M., J.E. Davies and D.W. Holden. Construction and pathogenicity of Aspergillus fumigatus mutants that do not produce the ribotoxin restrictocin. Mol. Microbiol. 9:1071-1077 (1993)
  4. Webb, V. and J. Davies. Antibiotic preparations contain DNA: a source of drug resistance genes? Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 37:2379-2384 (1993)
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  1. Holt, T., C. Chang, C. Laurent-Winter, T. Murakami, J.I. Garrels, J.E. Davies and C.J. Thompson. Global changes in gene expression related to antibiotic biosynthesis in Streptomyces hygroscopicus. Molec. Microbiol. 6:969-980 (1992)
  2. Guilhot, C., B. Gicquel, J. Davies and C. Martin. Isolation and analysis of IS6120, a new insertion sequence from Mycobacterium smegmatis. Molec. Microbiol. 6:107-113 (1992)
  3. von Ahsen, U., J. Davies and R. Schroeder. Non-competitive inhibition of group I intron RNA self-splicing by aminoglycoside antibiotics. J. Molec. Biol. 226:935-941 (1992)
  4. Salauze, D. and J. Davies. Transcriptional mapping of the promoter of aminoglycoside acetyltransferase gene (aacC9) of neomycin-producing Micromonospora chalcea. Res. Microbiol. 143:133-138 (1992)
  5. Davies, J. Another look at antibiotic resistance. J. Gen. Microbiol. 138:1553-1559(1992)
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  1. Blazquez, J., J. Davies and F. Moreno. Mutation in the aphA-2 gene of transposon Tn5, mapping within the regions highly conserved in aminoglycoside phosphotransferases, modify levels of aminoglycoside resistance. Mol. Microbiol. 5:1511-1518 (1991)
  2. Martin, C., P. Mazodier, M.V. Mediola, B. Gicquel, T. Smokvina, C.J. Thompson and J. Davies. Site-specific integration of the Streptomyces plasmid pSAM2 in Mycobacterium smegmatis. Molec. Microbiol. 5:2499-2502 (1991)
  3. Lamy, B. and J. Davies. Isolation and nucleotide sequence of the Aspergillus restrictus gene coding for the ribonucleolytic toxin restrictocin and its expression in Aspergillus nidulans: the leader sequence protects producing strains from suicide. Nucl. Acids Res. 19:1001–1006 (1991)
  4. Salauze D., J.A. Perez-Gonzalez, W. Piepersberg and J. Davies. Characterisation of aminoglycoside acetyltransferase-encoding genes of neomycin-producing Micromonospora chalcea and Streptomyces fradiae. Gene 101:143-148 (1991)
  5. Lamy B., M. Moutaouakil, J-P. Latge and J. Davies. Secretion of a potential virulence factor, a fungal ribonucleotoxin, during human aspergillosis infections. Molec. Microbiol. 5:1811-1815 (1991)
  6. Salauze, D. and J. Davies. Isolation and characterisation of an aminoglycoside phosphotransferase from neomycin-producing Micromonospora chalcea, comparison with that of Streptomyces fradiae and other strains producing 4,6 disubstituted 2-deoxystreptamine antibiotics. J. Antibiotics 44:1432-1443 (1991)
  7. Guglielmi, G., P. Mazodier, C.J. Thompson and J. Davies. A survey of the heat shock response in four Streptomyces species reveals two groEL-like genes and three GroEL-like proteins in Streptomyces albus. J. Bacteriol. 173:7374-7381 (1991)
  8. Mazodier, P., G. Guglielmi, J. Davies and C.J. Thompson. Characterisation of the groEL-like genes in Streptomyces albus. J. Bacteriol. 173:7382-7386 (1991)
  9. Woodcock, J., D. Moazed, M. Cannon, J. Davies and H. Noller. Interaction of antibiotics with A- and P- site-specific bases in 16S RNA. EMBO J. 10:3099-3103 (1991)
  10. von Ahsen, U., J. Davies and R. Schroeder. Antibiotic inhibition of Group I ribozyme function. Nature 353:368-370 (1991)
  11. Gormley, E.P. and J. Davies. Transfer of plasmid RSF1010 from Escherichia coli to Streptomyces lividans and Mycobacterium smegmatis. J. Bacteriol. 173:6705-6708 (1991)
  12. Mazodier, P. and J. Davies. Gene transfer between distantly related bacteria. Annu. Rev. Genet. 25:147-171 (1991)
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  1. Cannon, M., S. Harford and J. Davies. A comparative study on the inhibitory actions of chloramphenicol, thiamphenicol and some fluorinated derivatives. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 26:307-317 (1990)
  2. Davies, J. What are antibiotics? Archaic functions for modern activities. Mol. Microbiol. 4:1227-1232 (1990)
  3. Davies, J. Interspecific gene transfer: where next? Trends Biotechnol. 8:198-203 (1990)
  4. Salauze, D., I. Otal, R. Gomez-Lus and J. Davies. Aminoglycoside acetyltransferase 3-IV (aacC4) and hygromycin B 4-I phosphotransferase (hphB) in bacteria isolated from human and animal sources. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 34:1915-1920 (1990)
  5. Martin, C., J. Timm, J. Rauzier, R. Gomez-Lus, J. Davies and B. Gicquel. Transposition of an antibiotic resistance element in mycobacteria. Nature 345:739-743 (1990)
  6. Aubert, E., S. Spurgeon, W. Ray and J. Davies. Purification and characterisation of an isoschizomer of Sph 1 from Bacillus circulans. Nucl. Acids Res. 18:6152 (1990)
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  1. Shlaes, D.M., J.H. Shlaes, J. Davies and R. Williamson. Escherichia coli susceptible to glycopeptide antibiotics. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 33:192-197 (1989)
  2. Wohlleben, W., W. Arnold, L. Bissonnette, A. Pelletier, A. Tanguay, P.H. Roy, G.C. Gamboa, G.F. Barry, E. Aubert, J. Davies, S.A. Kagan. On the evolution of Tn21-like multiresistance transposons: Sequence analysis of the gene (aacC1) for gentamicin acetyltransferase-3-I (AAC(3)-I), another member of the Tn21-based expression cassette. Molec. Gen. Genet. 217:202-208 (1989)
  3. Davies, J. The new quinolones: back to the future. Rev. Infect. Dis. 11(S5):S898-S901 (1989)
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  1. Davies, J., M. Cannon and M.B. Mauer. Myomycin: mode of action and mechanism of resistance. J. Antibiotics 41:366-372 (1988)
  2. Davies, J. Genetic engineering: processes and products. Trends Biotechnol. Special issue, 6:S7-S11 (1988)
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  1. Semon, D., N.R. Movva, T.F. Smith, M. El Alama and J. Davies. Plasmid-determined bleomycin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. Plasmid, 17:46-53, (1987)
  2. Stibitz, S. and J. Davies. Tn602: A naturally occurring relative of Tn903 with direct repeats. Plasmid 17:202-209 (1987)
  3. Thompson, C.J., N.R. Movva, R. Tizard, R. Crameri, J.E. Davies, M. Lauwereys and J. Botterman. Characterisation of the herbicide resistance gene bar from Streptomyces hygroscopicus. EMBO J. 6:2519-2523 (1987)
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  1. Crameri, R. and J.E. Davies. Increased production of aminoglycosides associated with amplified antibiotic resistance genes. J. Antibiotics 39:128-135 (1986)
  2. Crameri, R., J.E. Davies and R. Hutter. Plasmid curing and generation of mutations induced with ethidium bromide in streptomycetes. J. Gen. Microbiol. 132:819-824 (1986)
  3. Davies, J. Biotechnology 1985: from proteins to small molecules. Experientia 42:87-88 (1986)
  4. Davies, J. A new look at antibiotic resistance. FEMS Microbiol. Rev. 39:363-371 (1986)
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  1. Davies, J. Recombinant DNA and the production of small molecules. Microbiology 1985:364‑366
  2. Crameri, R. and J.E. Davies. Cloning and expression of an APH(3')-III phosphotransferase from Staphylococcus aureus in Streptomyces lividans. J. Antibiotics 38:1246-1250 (1985)
  3. Davies, J.E. Genetic engineering and vaccines. Ann. Inst. Pasteur 136D:143-150 (1985)
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  1. Adoutte-Panvier, A. and J.E. Davies. Studies of ribosomes of yeast species: susceptibility to inhibitors of protein synthesis in vivo and in vitro. Molec. Gen. Genet. 194:310-317 (1984)
  2. Thompson, C.J. and J.E. Davies. Genetic engineering and aminoglycoside antibiotics. Trends in Biotechnology 2:43-46 (1984)
  3. de la Torre, J.C., J. Ortin, E. Domingo, J. Delamarter, B. Allet, J. Davies, K.P. Bertrand, L.V. Wray and W.S. Reznikoff. Plasmid vectors based on Tn10 DNA: gene expression regulated by tetracycline. Plasmid 12:103-110 (1984)
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  1. Gray, G.S., R.T.-S. Huang and J. Davies. Aminocyclitol resistance in Staphylococcus aureus: presence of plasmids and aminocyclitol-modifying enzymes. Plasmid 9:147-158 (1983)
  2. Davies, J.E. and H.G. Gassen. Synthetic gene fragments in genetic engineering - the renaissance of chemistry in molecular biology. Angew. Chem. Int. Engl. 22:13-31 (1983)
  3. Mosbach, K., S. Birnbaum, K. Hardy, J. Davies and L. Bülow. Formation of proinsulin by immobilized Bacillus subtilis. Nature 302:543-545 (1983)
  4. Piepersberg, W., B. Bräu and J. Davies. High frequency transduction of R-factor encoded gentamicin resistance by bacteriophage P1Cm. J. Antibiotics 36:588-594 (1983)
  5. Gritz, L. and J. Davies. Plasmid-encoded hygromycin B resistance: the sequence of hygromycin B phosphotransferase gene and its expression in Escherichia coli and Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Gene 25:179-188 (1983)
  6. Davies, J.E. Resistance to aminoglycosides: mechanisms and frequency. Rev. Infect. Dis. 5(Suppl.2): S261-266 (1983)
  7. Malpartida, F., M. Zalacain, A. Jiménez and J. Davies. Molecular cloning and expression in Streptomyces lividans of a hygromycin B phosphotransferase gene from Streptomyces hygroscopicus. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 117:6-12 (1983)
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  1. Davies, J. What's new in biotechnology? Nature 299:493-496 (1982)
  2. Wang, Y-G., J.E. Davies and C.R. Hutchinson. Plasmid DNA in the erythromycin producing microorganism, Streptomyces erythreus NRRL 2338. J. Antibiotics 35:335-342 (1982)
  3. Leboul, J. and J. Davies. Enzymatic modification of hygromycin B in Streptomyces hygroscopicus. J. Antibiotics 35:527-528 (1982)
  4. Stöcklein, W., A. Jiménez, B. Littlewood, W. Piepersberg and J. Davies. Multiple allelic states of the cyh2 gene cause low- and high-level cycloheximide resistance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Current Genetics 5:157-160 (1982)
  5. Kaneko, T., H. Schmitz, J.M. Essery, W. Rose, H.G. Howell, F.A. O'Herron, S. Nachfolger, J. Huftalen, W.T. Bradner, R.A. Partyka, T.W. Doyle, J. Davies and E. Cundliffe. Structural modification of anguidine and antitumor activities of its analogs. J. Med. Chem. 25:579-589 (1982)
  6. Gritz, L.R., J.A. Mitlin, M. Cannon, B. Littlewood, C.J. Carter and J. Davies. Ribosome structure, maturation of ribosomal RNA and drug sensitivity in temperature-sensitive mutants of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Molec. Gen. Genet. 188:384-391 (1982)
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  1. Schmidt, F.J., R.A. Jorgensen, M. DeWilde and J. Davies. A specific tetracycline-induced, low-molecular-weight RNA encoded by the inverted repeat of Tn10 (IS10). Plasmid 6:148‑150 (1981)
  2. Komatsu, K., J. Leboul, S. Harford and J. Davies. Studies of plasmids in neomycin-producing Streptomyces fradiae. Microbiology 1981:384-387
  3. Davies, J. R-plasmids in hospitals - implications for antibiotic use. Infection 9:66-67 (1981)
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  1. Davies, J. and A. Jimenez. A new selective agent for eukaryotic cloning vectors. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 29(5)Suppl.:1089-1092 (1980)
  2. Haas, M.J. and J. Davies. Characterization of the plasmids comprising the "R-factor" R5 and their relationships to other R plasmids. Plasmid 3:260-277 (1980)
  3. Kagan, S.A. and J. Davies. Enzymatic modification of aminocyclitol antibiotics: mutations affecting the expression of aminocyclitol acetyltransferase-3. Plasmid 3:312-318 (1980)
  4. Andrésson, O.S. and J. Davies. Isolation and characterization of lambda transducing phages for the E. coli genes ksg A and pdx A. Molec. Gen. Genet. 179:201-209 (1980)
  5. Andrésson, O.S. and J. Davies. Genetic organization and restriction enzyme cleavage map of the ksg A-pdx A region of the Escherichia coli chromosome. Molec. Gen. Genet. 179:211‑216 (1980)
  6. Andrésson, O.S. and J. Davies. Some properties of the ribosomal RNA methyltransferase encoded by ksg A and the polarity of ksg A transcription. Molec. Gen. Genet. 179:217-222 (1980)
  7. Adoutte-Panvier, A., J. Davies, L.R. Gritz and B.S. Littlewood. Studies of ribosomal proteins of yeast species and their hybrids: gel electrophoresis and immunochemical cross-reactions. Molec. Gen. Genet. 179:273-282 (1980)
  8. Jimenez, A. and J. Davies. Expression of transposable antibiotic resistance element in Saccharomyces. Nature 287:869-871 (1980)
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  1. Davies, J. Aminoglycoside-modifying enzymes. Int. J. Clin. Pharm. and Biopharm. 17:137 (1979)
  2. Davies, J. General mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance. Rev. Infect. Dis. 1:23-27 (1979)
  3. Singh, A., D. Ursic and J. Davies. Phenotypic suppression and misreading in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Nature 277:146-148 (1979)
  4. Ursic, D. and J. Davies. A cold-sensitive mutant of Saccharomyces cerevisiae defective in ribosome processing. Molec. Gen. Genet. 175:313-323 (1979)
  5. Yagisawa, M. and J. Davies. Possible homology between genes for two aminoglycoside nucleotidyltransferases, AAD(3") and ANT(2"): an evolutionary relationship? J. Antibiotics 32:250-253 (1979)
  6. Perzynski, S., M. Cannon, E. Cundliffe, S.B. Chahwala and J. Davies. Effects of apramycin, a novel aminoglycoside antibiotic, on bacterial protein synthesis. Eur. J. Biochem. 99:623‑628 (1979)
  7. McGowan, J.E. Jr., P.M. Terry, T-S.R. Huang, C.L. Houk and J. Davies. Nocosomial infections with gentamicin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: plasmid analysis as an epidemo­logic tool. J. Infect. Dis. 140:864-872 (1979)
  8. Davies, J. Les enzymes inactivant les aminosides. La Nouvelle Presse Médicale 8:3393‑3397 (1979)
  9. Davies, J. Infectious diseases 1979 - the future of antibiotics. J. Infect. Dis. 140:636-638 (1979)
  10. Cannon, M., C.J. Carter, J. Davies and B. Littlewood. A mutant of Saccharomyces cerevisiae that possesses unusual ribosomes. Biochem. Soc. Transactions 7:668-670 (1979)
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  1. Berg, D.E., R. Jorgensen and J. Davies. Transposable kanamycin-neomycin resistance determinants. Microbiology 1978:13-15
  2. DeWilde, M., J.E. Davies and F.J. Schmidt. Low-molecular-weight RNA species coded by plasmid NR1. Microbiology 1978:188-191
  3. Courvalin, P., M. Fiandt and J. Davies. DNA relationships between genes coding for aminoglycoside-modifying enzymes from antibiotic-producing bacteria and R plasmids. Microbiology 1978:262-266
  4. Krogstad, D., T. Korfhagen, R. Moellering, C. Wennersten, M. Schwartz, S. Perzynski and J. Davies. Aminoglycoside-inactivating enzymes in clinical isolates of Streptococcus faecalis: an explanation for resistance to antibiotic synergism. J. Clin. Invest. 21:480-486 (1978)
  5. Hernandez, F., M. Cannon and J. Davies. Methylation of proteins in 40S ribosomal subunits from Saccharomyces cerevisiae. FEBS Lett. 89:271-275 (1978)
  6. Hsiang, M.W., T.J. White and J. Davies. NH2-terminal sequence of the aminoglycoside acetyltransferase (3)-I mediated by plasmid RIP 135. FEBS Lett. 92:97-99 (1978)
  7. Davies, J. and S. O'Connor. Enzymatic modification of aminoglycoside antibiotics: 3-N-acetyltransferase with broad specificity that determines resistance to the novel aminoglycoside apramycin. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 14:69-72 (1978)
  8. Yagisawa, M., T-S.R. Huang and J.E. Davies. Possible involvement of plasmids in biosynthesis of neomycin. J. Antibiotics 31:809-813 (1978)
  9. DeWilde, M., J. Davies and F.J. Schmidt. Low molecular weight RNA species encoded by a multiple drug resistance plasmid. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 75:3673-3677 (1978)
  10. González, A., A. Jiménez, D. Vázquez, J. Davies and D. Schindler. Studies on the mode of action of hygromycin B, an inhibitor of translocation in eukaryotes. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 521:459-469 (1978)
  11. Davies, J. and D.I. Smith. Plasmid-determined resistance to antimicrobial agents. Ann. Rev. Microbiol. 32:469-518 (1978)
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  1. Cannon, M. D. Schindler and J. Davies. Methylation of proteins in 60S ribosomal subunits from Saccharomyces cerevisiae. FEBS Lett. 75:187-191 (1977)
  2. Cundliffe, E. and J. Davies. Inhibition of initiation, elongation, and termination of eukaryotic protein synthesis by trichothecene fungal toxins. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 11:491-499 (1977)
  3. Courvalin, P., B. Weisblum and J. Davies. Aminoglycoside-modifying enzyme of an antibiotic-producing bacterium acts as a determinant of antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 74:999-1003 (1977)
  4. Courvalin, P. and J. Davies. Plasmid-mediated aminoglycoside phosphotransferase of broad substrate range that phosphorylates amikacin. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 11:619-624 (1977)
  5. Davies, J. and P. Courvalin. Mechanisms of resistance to aminoglycosides. Amer. J. Med. 62:25‑29 (1977)
  6. Davies, J., P. Courvalin and D. Berg. Thoughts on the origins of resistance plasmids. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 3(Suppl. C):7-17 (1977)
  7. D.G. Schindler and J.E. Davies. Specific cleavage of ribosomal RNA caused by alpha sarcin. Nucleic Acids Res. 4:1097-1110 (1977)
  8. Davies, J. Naturaleza y origenes de la resistencia a los antibioticos aminoglicosidos. Proc. Real Acad. Medicina de Zaragoza 30:69-80 (1977)
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  1. Smith, D.I., F.R. Blattner and J. Davies. The isolation and partial characterization of a new restriction endonuclease from Providencia stuartii. Nucleic Acids Res. 3:343-353 (1976)
  2. Becker-Ursic, D. and J. Davies. In vivo and in vitro phosphorylation of ribosomal proteins by protein kinases from Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Biochemistry 15:2289-2296 (1976)
  3. Haas, M., S. Biddlecome, J. Davies, C.E. Luce and P.J.L. Daniels. Enzymatic modification of aminoglycoside antibiotics: a new 6'-N-acetylating enzyme from a Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolate. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 9:945-950 (1976)
  4. Biddlecome, S., M. Haas, J. Davies, G.H. Miller, D.F. Rane and P.J.L. Daniels. Enzymatic modification of aminoglycoside antibiotics: a new 3-N-acetylating enzyme from a Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolate. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 9:951-955 (1976)
  5. Grant, G., D. Schindler and J.E. Davies. Mapping of trichodermin resistance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae: a genetic locus for a component of the 60S ribosomal subunit. Genetics 83:667-673 (1976)
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  1. Berg, D.E., J. Davies, B. Allet and J.-D. Rochaix. Transposition of R factor genes to bacteriophage lambda. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 72:3628-3632 (1975)
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  1. Chevereau, M., P.J.L. Daniels, J. Davies and F. LeGoffic. Aminoglycoside resistance in bacteria mediated by gentamicin acetyltransferase II, an enzyme modifying the 2'-amino group of aminoglycoside antibiotics. Biochemistry 13:598-603 (1974)
  2. Davies, J.E. and R.E. Benveniste. Enzymes that inactivate antibiotics in transit to their targets. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 235:130-136 (1974)
  3. Cundliffe, E., M. Cannon and J. Davies. Mechanism of inhibition of eukaryotic protein synthesis by trichothecene fungal toxins. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 71:30-34 (1974)
  4. Schindler, D., P. Grant and J. Davies. Trichodermin resistance-mutation affecting eukaryotic ribosomes. Nature 248:535-536 (1974)
  5. Datta, N., R.W. Hedges, D. Becker and J. Davies. Plasmid-determined fusidic acid resistance in the Enterobacteriaceae. J. Gen. Microbiol. 83:191-196 (1974)
  6. Dowding, J. and J. Davies. Mechanisms and origins of plasmid-determined antibiotic resistance. Microbiology 1974:179-186
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  1. Benveniste, R. and J. Davies. Mechanisms of antibiotic resistance in bacteria. Ann. Rev. Biochemistry 42:471-506 (1973)
  2. Littlewood, B.S. and J.E. Davies. Enrichment for temperature-sensitive and auxotrophic mutants in Saccharomyces cerevisiae by tritium suicide. Mutation Research 17:315-322, (1973)
  3. Brzezinska, M. and J. Davies. Two enzymes which phosphorylate neomycin and kanamycin in Escherichia coli strains carrying R factors. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 3:266-269 (1973)
  4. Jimenez, A., D.J. Tipper and J. Davies. Mode of action of thiolutin, an inhibitor of macro-molecular synthesis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 3:729‑738 (1973)
  5. Cannon, M., J. Davies and A. Jimenez. Inhibition by lomofungin of nucleic acid and protein synthesis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. FEBS Lett. 32:277-280 (1973)
  6. R. Benveniste and J. Davies. Aminoglycoside antibiotic-inactivating enzymes in actinomycetes similar to those present in clinical isolates of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 70:2276-2280 (1973)
  7. Benveniste, R. and J. Davies. Structure-activity relationships among the aminoglycoside antibiotics: role of hydroxyl and amino groups. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 4:402-409 (1973)
  8. Haas, M.J. and J. Davies. Enzymatic acetylation as a means of determining serum aminoglycoside concentrations. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 4:497-499 (1973)
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  1. Helser, T.L., J. Davies and J.E. Dahlberg. Mechanism of kasugamycin resistance in Escherichia coli. Nature New Biology 235:6-9 (1972)
  2. Brzezinska, M., R. Benveniste, J. Davies, P.J.L. Daniels and J. Weinstein. Gentamicin resistance in strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa mediated by enzymatic N-acetylation of 2‑deoxystreptamine moiety. Biochemistry 11:761-766 (1972)
  3. Davies, J. Bacterial resistance to antimicrobial agents. Triangle 11:131-135 (1972)
  4. Davies, J. Mechanisms of resistance to antibiotics. Ann. Reports Medicinal Chemistry 7:217-227 (1972)
  5. Davies, J. and M. Nomura. Genetics of bacterial ribosomes. Ann. Rev. Genetics 6:203-234 (1972)
  6. Davies, J. and R. Rownd. Transmissible multiple drug resistance in enterobacteriaceae. Science 176:758‑768 (1972)
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  1. Davies, J., M. Brzezinska and R. Benveniste. R-factors: biochemical mechanisms of resistance to aminoglycoside antibiotics. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 182:226-233 (1971)
  2. Benveniste, R. and J. Davies. Enzymatic acetylation of aminoglycoside antibiotics by Escherichia coli carrying an R-factor. Biochemistry 10:1787-1796 (1971)
  3. Yamada, T. and J. Davies. A genetic and biochemical study of streptomycin and spectinomycin-resistance in Salmonella typhimurium. Molec. Gen. Genetics 110:197-210 (1971)
  4. Davies, J. Bacterial resistance to aminoglycoside antibiotics. J. Infect. Dis. 124(Suppl):s7-s10 (1971)
  5. Benveniste, R. and J. Davies. R-factor mediated gentamicin resistance: a new enzyme which modifies aminoglycoside antibiotics. FEBS Lett. 14:293-296 (1971)
  6. Helser, T.L., J. Davies and J.E. Dahlberg. Change in methylation of 16S ribosomal RNA associated with mutation to kasugamycin resistance in Escherichia coli. Nature New Biology 233:12-14 (1971)
  7. Littlewood, R., B. Shaffer and J. Davies. Mutants of S. Cerevisiae with reduced levels of ribonuclease activity. Genetics 68(Suppl.):s39 (1971)
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  1. Benveniste, R., T. Yamada and J. Davies. Enzymatic adenylylation of streptomycin and spectinomycin by R-factor resistant Escherichia coli. Infect. and Immun. 1:109-119 (1970)
  2. Davies, J. Structure-activity relationships among the aminoglycoside antibiotics: comparison of the neomycins and hybrimycins. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 222:674-676 (1970)
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1960 - 1969

  1. Davies, J., D. Kirkaldy and J.C. Roberts. Studies in mycological chemistry, part VII. Sterigmatocystin, a metabolite of Aspergillus versicolor (Vuillemin) Tiraboschi. J. Chem. Soc., 2169-2178 (1960)
  2. Stork, G., A. Meisels and J. Davies. Total synthesis of polycyclic triterpenes: the total synthesis of (+)-alpha-onocerin. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 85:3419-3425 (1963)
  3. Davies, J. Studies on the ribosomes of streptomycin-sensitive and resistant strains of Escherichia coli. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 51:659-664 (1964)
  4. Davies, J., W. Gilbert and L. Gorini. Streptomycin, suppression, and the code. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 51:883-890 (1964)
  5. Davies, J., L. Gorini and B.D. Davis. Misreading of RNA codewords induced by aminoglycoside antibiotics. Mol. Pharmacol. 1:93-106 (1965)
  6. Davies, J., P. Anderson and B.D. Davis. Inhibition of protein synthesis by spectinomycin. Science 149:1096-1098 (1965)
  7. Davies, J. Effects of streptomycin and related antibiotics on protein synthesis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 1001-1005 (1965)
  8. Davies, J., D.S. Jones and H.G. Khorana. A further study of misreading of codons induced by streptomycin and neomycin using ribopolynucleotides containing two nucleotides in alternating sequence as templates. J. Mol. Biol. 18:48-57 (1966)
  9. Davies, J. Streptomycin and the genetic code. Cold Spring Harbor Symp. Quant. Biol. 31:665-670 (1966)
  10. Anderson, P., J. Davies and B.D. Davis. Effect of spectinomycin on polypeptide synthesis in extracts of Escherichia coli. J. Mol. Biol. 29:203-215 (1967)
  11. Davies, J. Structure-activity relationships among the aminoglycoside antibiotics. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 297-303 (1967).
  12. Davies, J. and B.D. Davis. Misreading of ribonucleic acid code words induced by amino­glycoside antibiotics: the effect of drug concentration. J. Biol. Chem. 243:3312-3316 (1968)
  13. Yamada, T., D. Tipper and J. Davies. Enzymatic inactivation of streptomycin by R factor-resistant Escherichia coli. Nature 219:288-291 (1968)
  14. Davies, J. and F. Jacob. Genetic mapping of the regulator and operator genes of the lac operon. J. Mol. Biol. 36:413-417 (1968)
  15. Weisblum, B. and J. Davies. Antibiotic inhibitors of the bacterial ribosome. Bacteriological Reviews 32:493-528 (1968)
  16. Davies, J., R. Benveniste, K. Kvitek, B. Ozanne and T. Yamada. Aminoglycosides: biologic effects of molecular manipulation. J. Infect. Dis. 119:351-354 (1969)
  17. Bollen, A., J. Davies, M. Ozaki and S. Mizushima. Ribosomal protein conferring sensitivity to the antibiotic spectinomycin in Escherichia coli. Science 165:85-86 (1969)
  18. Ozanne, B., R. Benveniste, D. Tipper and J. Davies. Aminoglycoside antibiotics: inactivation by phosphorylation in Escherichia coli carrying R factors. J. Bacteriol. 100:1144-1146 (1969)
  19. Bollen, A., T. Helser, T. Yamada and J. Davies. Altered ribosomes in antibiotic-resistant mutants of E coli. Cold Spring Harbor Symp. Quant. Biol. 34:95-100 (1969)
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1954 - 1959

  1. Davies, J., F.E. King and J.C. Roberts. The structure of flaviolin. Chemistry and Industry, 1110-1111 (1954)
  2. Davies, J., F.E. King and J.C. Roberts. Studies in mycological chemistry, part II. Proof of the constitution of flaviolin by a synthesis of tri-O-methyl flaviolin. J. Chem. Soc. 2782-2786 (1955)
  3. Davies, J., J.C. Roberts and S.C. Wallwork. Sterigmatocystin, a metabolic product of Aspergillus versicolor. Chem. and Ind., 178 (1956)
  4. Davies, J. and J.C. Roberts. Studies in mycological chemistry, part V. Synthesis of 2:5‑dihydroxy-7-methyl-1:4-napthaquinone. J. Chem. Soc., 2173-2176 (1956)
  5. Stork, G., J. Davies and A. Meisels. The total synthesis of a naturally occurring pentacyclic triterpene system. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 81:5516 (1959)
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Book Chapters, Symposium Proceeding and Commentaries

  1. J. Davies. Nitrogen derivatives of monocarboxylic acids. In: Rodd's Chemistry of Carbon Compounds (S. Coffee, ed.) vol. 1D pp.142-213 (Elsevier 1964)
  2. L. Gorini and J. Davies. The effect of streptomycin on ribosomal function. In: Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology 44:100-122 (Springer-Verlag 1968)
  3. J. Davies. Errors in translation. In: Progress in Molecular and Subcellular Biology, vol. 1, pp.47-81 (Springer-Verlag 1969)
  4. T. Yamada, K. Kvitek and J. Davies. The binding of streptomycin and R-factor-inactivated streptomycin to ribosomes. In: Progress in Antimicrobial and Anticancer Chemotherapy: Proceedings, 6th Intl. Congress of Chemotherapy B2, pp.562-566 (Tokyo 1970)
  5. A. Jimenez, B. Littlewood and J. Davies. Inhibitors of protein synthesis in yeast. In: Proceedings of a Symposium on Molecular Mechanisms of Antibiotic Action of Protein Biosynthesis and Membranes pp.292-306 (Granada 1971)
  6. J. Davies. Bacterial ribosomes. In: Handbook of Genetics1:183-202 (Elsevier 1974)
  7. J. Davies. Some aspects of antibiotic resistance in bacteria. In: Drug-Inactivating Enzymes and Antibiotic Resistance (Mitsuhashi, Rosival, Krcmery, eds.) Proceedings, 2nd International Symposium on Antibiotic Resistance pp.121-128 (Smolenice, Czechoslovakia, 1974)
  8. S.R. Jaskunas, M. Nomura and J. Davies. Genetics of bacterial ribosomes. In: Ribosomes (M. Nomura, A. Tissières and P. Lengyel, eds.), pp.333-368 (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 1974)
  9. P. Thammana and J. Davies. Sensitivity and resistance to the antibiotic kasugamycin in Escherichia coli. In: Drug Action and Drug Resistance in Bacteria (S. Mitsuhashi, ed.) pp.249‑268 (University of Tokyo Press 1975)
  10. J. Davies. Genetic methods for the study of antibiotic resistance plasmids. In: Methods in Enzymology (J.H. Hash, ed.) 43:41-55 (Academic Press 1975)
  11. D. Schindler and J. Davies. Inhibitors of macromolecular synthesis in yeast. In: Methods in Cell Biology (D.M. Prescott, ed.) vol. 12:17-38 (Academic Press 1975)
  12. J. Davies, D. Berg, R. Jorgensen, M. Fiandt, T.-S.R. Huang, P. Courvalin and J. Sehloff. Transposable neomycin phosphotransferases. In: R-Factors, Their Properties and Possible Control (J. Drews and G. Hogenauer, eds.) Topics in Infectious Diseases 2:101-110 (Springer Verlag 1977)
  13. J. Davies and S. A. Kagan. What is the mechanism of plasmid-determined resistance to aminoglycoside antibiotics? In: R-Factors, Their Properties and Possible Control (J. Drews and G. Högenauer, eds.) Topics in Infectious Diseases 2:207‑219 (Springer-Verlag 1977)
  14. J. Davies and T.J. White. Speculation on the origin of resistance plasmids. Proceedings, International Symposium on Resistance: Spanish Society of Microbiology, pp.91-97 (1977)
  15. J. Davies, C. Houk, M. Yagisawa and T.J. White. Occurrence and function of aminoglycoside-modifying enzymes. Proceedings, 3rd International Symposium on the Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms, pp.166-169 (1978)
  16. T-S.R. Huang and J. Davies. Plasmid-determined aminoglycoside resistance in staphylococci. In: Microbial Drug Resistance (S. Mitsuhashi, ed.) vol. 2:225-234 (Japan Scientific Societies Press 1979)
  17. J. Davies. Aminoglycoside-aminocyclitol antibiotics and their modifying enzymes. In: Antibiotics in Laboratory Medicine (V. Lorian, ed.) p.474- (Williams & Wilkins 1980)
  18. J. Davies. Enzymes modifying aminocyclitol antibiotics and their roles in resistance determination and biosynthesis. In: Aminocyclitol Antibiotics (K.L. Rinehart and Tetsuo Suami, eds.), ACS Symposium Series No.125, pp.323-334 (American Chemical Society 1980)Vu
  19. J. Davies and S.A. Kagan. Aminoglycoside antibiotics: general aspects and resistance. In: New Trends in Antibiotics: Research and Therapy (G. Gialdroni Grassi and L.D. Sabath, eds.) pp.83-94 (Elsevier 1981)
  20. J. Davies. Antibiotic resistance - a survey. In: Molecular Biology, Pathogenicity, and Ecology of Bacterial Plasmids (S.B. Levy, R.C. Clowes and E.L. Koenig, eds.), pp.145-156 (Plenum 1981)
  21. J. Davies. Suppression of resistance. In: The Future of Antibiotherapy and Antibiotic Research (L. Ninet, P.E. Bost, D.H. Bouanchaud and J. Florent, eds.) pp.297-308 (Academic Press 1981)
  22. J.M. Weber, C.K. Wierman, C.R. Hutchinson, Y-G. Wang and J.E. Davies. Genetics and biochemistry of erythromycin production in Streptomyces erythreus NRRL 2338. Proceedings, Intl. Conference on Trends in Antibiotic Research, pp.55‑64 (Tokyo 1982)
  23. J.E. Davies. Plasmids in antibiotic-producing organisms: their roles in biosynthesis and resistance. Proceedings, 4th Intl. Symposium, Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms pp.103-111 (Kyoto 1982)
  24. J. Davies. An appraisal of gene cloning as a tool for strain improvement. Proceedings, SGM Symposium on Bioactive Microbial Products 2. vol.10:51-62 (1983)
  25. J. Davies and G. Gray. Evolutionary relationships among genes for antibiotic resistance. In: Origins and Development of Adaptation, Ciba Foundation Symposium vol.102, pp.219-232 (Wiley Chichester 1983)
  26. J.E. Davies and M. Yagisawa. The aminocyclitol glycosides (aminoglycosides). In: Biochemistry and Genetic Regulation of Commercially Important Antibiotics (L.C. Vining, ed) pp.329-354 (Addison-Wesley 1983)
  27. J.E. Davies. Application of genetic engineering to the production of pharmaceuticals. In: Natural Products and Drug Development. Alfred Benzon Symposium 20:65-77 (Munksgaard, Copenhagen, 1984)
  28. J. Davies. Microbial resistance to antimicrobial agents. In: Antimicrobial Therapy (A.M. Ristuccia and A. Cunha, eds.) pp.11-21 (Raven Press 1984)
  29. J.E. Davies. Genetic engineering and pharmaceuticals. Actual. Chim. Ther. 12:39-45 (1984)
  30. C.J. Thompson and J.E. Davies. Streptomycete plasmid cloning vectors. In: Industrial Aspects of Biochemistry and Genetics (N.G. Alaeddinoglu, A.L. Demain, G. Lancini, eds.) pp.19-26 (Plenum Press 1985)
  31. J.E. Davies. The use of recombinant DNA to produce safe and effective vaccines. In: Immunopharmacology (P.A. Miescher, L. Bolis and M. Ghione, eds.) Serono Symposium. Publications vol.23:101-109 (Raven Press 1985)
  32. J. Davies. Prospects and problems in biotechnology. Proceedings, Swiss Acad. Sci., pp.39-42 (1986)
  33. J.E. Davies. Origins and evolution of antibiotic resistance. The APUA Newsletter, 4(3):7-8 (1986)
  34. J. Davies. Life among the aminoglycosides. ASM News 52:620-624 (1986)
  35. J.E. Davies. Aminoglycoside-aminocyclitol antibiotics and their modifying enzymes. In: Antibiotics in Laboratory Medicine 2nd edition. (V. Lorian, ed.) pp.790-809 (Williams & Wilkins 1986)
  36. J. Davies. Retrospect on heterologous gene expression. In: Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms. Proceedings of the Fifth Intl. Symposium in Split Yugoslavia 1986 (M. Alacevic, D. Hranueli, Z. Toman, eds.) Part A, pp.17-26 (Pliva, Zagreb, 1987)
  37. J. Davies and C.J. Thompson. Genetic engineering of antibiotics and other secondary metabolites. In: Biotechnology in Clinical Medicine, pp.325-335 (Raven Press 1987)
  38. J. Davies. Microbial production of medicines. In: Biotecnologia Medica, pp.39-56 (Fundacion Valgrande, Madrid 1987)
  39. J. Davies. Le génie génétique. La Recherche 18:572-583 (1987)
  40. J. Davies. What is the future for recombinant DNA vaccines? Chimica oggi, marzo, pp.49‑50 (1987)
  41. J. Davies. Gene regulation and secondary metabolites. In: From Enzyme Adaptation to Natural Philosophy: Heritage from Jacques Monod. (E. Quagliariello, G. Bernardi and A. Ullmann, eds), pp.31-37 (Elsevier 1987)
  42. J. Davies. The perfect host-vector combination? In: The World Biotech Report 87 Proceedings of Biotech 87, London, vol.1, pt.2, pp.133-141 (Online Publications, Pinner, UK, 1987)
  43. J. Davies. Protein production by genetic engineering: gene to marketplace. In: Biotec 1:3-10 (Gustav Fischer 1987)
  44. J. Davies. Génie génétique et industrie pharmaceutique. Médecine/Sciences 4:245-248 (1988)
  45. J. Davies. Engineering organisms for use. In: Release of Genetically-Engineered Micro-Organisms (M. Sussman, C.H. Collins, F.A. Skinner and D.E. Stewart-Tull, eds.) pp.21-28 (Academic Press 1988)
  46. J. Davies. Genetic engineering - an appraisal. In: New Methods in Drug ResearchVolume 2 (A. Makriyannis, ed.) pp.257-268 (Prous, Barcelona, 1988)
  47. J. Davies. Interspecific gene transfer in nature and in the laboratory. In: Recent Advances in Microbial Ecology. (T. Hattori, Y. Ishida, Y. Maruyama, R.Y. Morita, A. Uchida, eds.) pp.639-644 (Japan Scientific Societies Press 1989)
  48. E. Aubert and J. Davies. Transformation, by electroporation, of Bacillus circulans NRRL B3312, the producer of butirosin. In: Genetic Transformation and Expression (L.O. Butler, C. Harwood, B.E.B. Moseley, eds.) pp.77-83 (Intercept Ltd 1989)
  49. J. Davies. Bulls, bears and bugs. Nature 342:25-26 (1989)
  50. C. Thompson, T. Holt, A. Raibaud, C. Laurent, C. Chang, P. Myers, J. Garrels, T. Murakami and J. Davies. Regulation and synthesis of the peptide antibiotic bialaphos in Streptomyces hygroscopicus. Proc. 6th Int. Symp. Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms. (H. Heslot, J. Davies, J. Florient, L. Bobichon, G. Durand and L. Penasse, eds.) pp.393-401 (Soc. Fr. Microbiol. Paris 1990)
  51. D. Salauze and J. Davies. Mécanismes moléculaires de la bactéricidie: aminosides. In: Bactéricidie (P. Courvalin, H. Drugeon, J.-P. Flandrois and F. Goldstein, eds.) pp.23‑34 (1990)
  52. D. Salauze and J. Davies. Génie microbiologique. L’Eurobiologiste 24:155-159 (1990)
  53. J. Davies, U. von Ahsen, H. Wank and R. Schroeder. Evolution of secondary metabolite production: potential roles for antibiotics as prebiotic effectors of catalytic RNA reactions In: Secondary MetabolitesTheir Function and Evolution. Ciba Foundation Symposium. vol.171, pp.24-44 (Wiley, Chichester, 1992)
  54. B. Lamy, D. Schindler and J. Davies. The aspergillus ribonucleolytic toxins (Ribotoxins). In: Genetically Engineered Toxins (A. Frankel, ed.) pp.237-258 (Marcel Dekker 1992)
  55. J.E. Davies, U. von Ahsen and R. Schroeder. Antibiotics and the RNA world: A role for low-molecular-weight effectors in biochemical evolution. In: The RNA World (J. Atkins and R. Gesteland, eds) pp. 185-204. (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press 1993)
  56. J.E. Davies. Grandeur et décadence des antibiotiques. La Recherche 24:1354-1361 (1993)
  57. K. Hotta, J. Davies, M. Yagisawa. Aminoglycosides and aminocyclitols (other than streptomycin). In Genetics and Biochemistry of Antibiotic Production (L.C. Vining and C. Stuttard, eds) pp.572-595 (Butterworth-Heinemann 1995)
  58. J. Davies. Bacteria on the rampage. Nature 383:219-221 (1996)
  59. J.E. Davies. Redundant genome sequencing?  Science 273:1155 (1996)
  60. J. Davies. Origins, acquisition and dissemination of antibiotic resistance determinants. In: Antibiotic Resistance: origins, evolution, selection and spread. CIBA Foundation Symposium. vol.207, pp.15-35 (Wiley, Chichester, 1997)
  61. V.P.W. Miao and J.E. Davies. Molecular diversity of polyketide biosynthesis genes in lichens. In: Developments in Industrial Microbiology (R.H. Baltz, G.D.F. Hegeman, P.L. Skatrud, eds.) pp.57-60 (Society for Industrial Microbiology, 1997)
  62. J. Davies. Antibiotic resistance in mycobacteria. In: Genetics and Tuberculosis. Novartis Foundation Symposium vol.217, pp.195-208. (Wiley, Chichester, 1998)
  63. J. Davies. Aspects of the molecular genetics of antibiotics. In Molecular Microbiology (S.J.W. Busby, C.M. Thomas, N.L. Brown, eds.) Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Science Institute, Birmingham U.K., pp.285-299 (Springer-Verlag 1998)
  64. Mazel, D. and J. Davies. Antibiotics, present and future. Intl. Society of Microbial Ecology-8, (Halifax Nova Scotia 1998)
  65. D. Mazel and J. Davies. Antibiotic resistance: The big picture. In: Resolving the Antibiotic Paradox: Progress in Drug Design and Resistance (B.P. Rosen and S. Mobashery, eds.) pp.1-6 (Plenum Press 1998)
  66. J.E. Davies. Antibiotics in the 21st century. Microbiology Australia, p.29, July (1998)
  67. J. Davies and V. Webb. Antibiotic resistance in bacteria. In Emerging Infections (R.M. Krause, ed.) pp.239-273 (Academic Press 1998)
  68. J. Davies and V. Webb. Antibiotics and antibiotic resistance in mycobacteria. In: Mycobacteria: Molecular Biology and Virulence (C. Ratledge and J.W. Dale, eds.) pp.287-306. (Blackwell Science Ltd. 1999)
  69. J.E. Davies. Streptomycete evolution and the therapy of human infectious disease. John Innes Publications (1999)
  70. J.E. Davies. In praise of antibiotics, ASM News 65:5 (1999)
  71. R. Kao and J. Davies. Structures and properties of ribotoxins. In: The Ribosome: Structure, Function, Antibiotics and Cellular Interactions (R.A. Garrett, S.R. Douthwaite, A. Liljas, A.T. Matheson, P.B. Moore, and H.F. Noller, eds.) pp.451-460. (ASM Press 2000)
  72. J. Davies. From party-Going chemist to worldly microbiologist. In: Many Faces Many Microbes: Personal Reflections in Microbiology (R. Atlas, ed) pp.66-70 (ASM Press 2000)
  73. J.E. Davies. The ASM in the millennium. Trends Microbiol. 8:193-194 (2000)
  74. J. Davies. The misuse of antibiotics. Antibiotics Today 2000 (Suppl. of Chimica Oggi) pp.8-10
  75. J. Davies. Antibiotic resistance in bacteria. In: Encyclopedia of Genetics pp.114-118 (Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers 2001)
  76. R. Kao, A. Martinez-Ruiz, A. Martínez del Pozo, R. Crameri and J. Davies. Mitogillin and related fungal ribotoxins. In: Methods in Enzymology. (A.W. Nicholson, ed.). 341:324-351 (Academic Press 2001)
  77. D.A. Rowe-Magnus, J. Davies and D. Mazel. Impact of integron and transposons on the evolution of resistance and virulence. In Pathogenicity Islands and the Evolution of Pathogenic Microbes (J. Hacker and J. Kaper eds). Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology 2:167-188 (Springer-Verlag 2002)
  78. F. de la Cruz, J.M. Garcia-Lobo and J. Davies. Antibiotic resistance: How bacterial populations respond to a simple evolutionary force. In: Bacterial Resistance to Antimicrobials (K. Lewis, A.A. Salyers, H.W. Taber and R.G. Wax, eds) pp.19-36 (Marcel Dekker 2002)
  79. J. Davies. Gathering no moss. Ann. Rev. Microbiol. 57:1-27 (2003)
  80. J. Davies and C.F. Amábile-Cuevas. The rise of antibiotic resistance. In: Multiple Drug Resistant Bacteria (C.F. Amábile-Cuevas, ed.) pp.1-7 (Horizon Scientific Press 2003)
  81. J. Davies. Global aspects of antibiotic resistance. In: Microbial Genomics and Drug Discovery (T.J. Dougherty and S.J. Projan, editors) pp.1-8 (Marcel Dekker 2003)
  82. F. de la Cruz and J. Davies. Industrial revolution and microbial evolution. In: The Influence of Cooperative Bacteria on Animal Host Biology (M.J. McFall-Ngai, B. Henderson and E.G. Ruby, eds.) pp.73-82 (Cambridge University Press 2005)
  83. J. Davies. Learning and teaching: a personal reflection. In: Frontiers in Antimicrobial Resistance: a Tribute to Stuart B. Levy (D.G. White, M.N. Alekshun, P.F. McDermott, eds.) pp.551-553 (ASM Press 2005)
  84. J. Davies. In the beginning there was streptomycin. In: Aminoglycoside Antibiotics: From Chemical Biology to Drug Discovery (D.P. Arya, ed.) pp.1-13 (Wiley & Sons, Hoboken New Jersey, 2007)
  85. M.G. Surette and J. Davies. A new look at secondary metabolites. In: Chemical Communication among Bacteria (S.C. Winans and B.L. Bassler, eds.) pp.307-322 (ASM Press, Washington, DC, 2008)
  86. J. Davies. Antibiotic resistance and the future of antibiotics. In: Microbial Evolution and Co-adaptation: a Ttribute to the Life and Scientific Legacies of Joshua Lederberg. Institute of Medicine Forum on Microbial Threats. pp.160-172 (National Academies Press, Washington, DC, 2009)
  87. V. Miao and J. Davies. Metagenomics and antibiotic discovery from bacteria. In: Uncultivated Organisms (S. Slava, ed.) Microbiology Monographs, vol. 10, pp.161-180 (Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2009)
  88. V. Miao and J. Davies.  Actinobacteria: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.  In: Antibiotic Resistance: Implications for Global Health and Novel Intervention Strategies (E. Choffness, D. Relman and A. March, Rapporteurs, eds) pp. 149-160 (The National Academies Press, DC, 2010)
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  1. Littlewood, B.S. and J.E. Davies. Elementary Biochemistry. Prentice-Hall, N.Y. 1980
    (There is a Japanese edition also.)
  2. J. Davies and W.S. Reznikoff, Editors. Milestones in Biotechnology. Butterworth-Heinemann    Boston. 1992
  3. A.L. Demain and J.E. Davies, Editors-in-Chief. Manual of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. Second edition. American Society for Microbiology, Washington D.C., 1999
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