JEMI Volume 11

JEMI
Volume 11
April 2007

Enzymes and Proteins

The Effect of a ?-lactamase Inhibitor on Ampicillin Resistance Induced by Activation of the Stringent Response in Escherichia coli.
   ELAINE MA, ADRIENNE PELTONEN, GENNY STANCHEVA, and LUBOMIR VLCEK.
J. Exp. Microbiol. Immunol. 2007. 11:1-7.

Periplasmic Alkaline Phosphatase Activity and Abundance in Escherichia coli B23 and C29during Exponential and Stationary Phase.
   THOMAS HONG, ANGELA KONG, JENNIFER LAM, AND LISA YOUNG
J. Exp. Microbiol. Immunol. 2007. 11:8-13.

The relative release of alkaline phosphatase and beta-galactosidase of E. coli C29, in exponential and stationary phases, through different lysis methods.
   ADIEL MAMUT, CARLLIN MAN, JORDANA SCHACHTER AND TERENCE YUNG
J. Exp. Microbiol. Immunol. 2007. 11:14-22.

Identification of a Novel Caspase-3-Like Protease, Clp, in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilms and its Modulation of Rapid Cell Death.
   RACHELL J. CASTANEDA, SPENCER A. FREEMAN, MORGAN RIGGAN AND GEORGE X. SONG-ZHAO
J. Exp. Microbiol. Immunol. 2007. 11:23-29.

The Effect of Plectranthus barbatus derived Forskolin on Cyclic 3’ 5’ Adenosine Monophosphate Levels measured as ?-galactosidase activity and on Glucose Transport in Escherichia coli B23.
   HASSAN EL MASRI, MEGAN HIMMEL, MARTA WLODARSKA, AND ANDREW WORMSBECKER
J. Exp. Microbiol. Immunol. 2007. 11:30-34.

Physiology and Metabolism

The Role of Reactive Oxygen Species in the Solar Disinfection (SODIS) System of water contaminated with Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium.
   LEE-ANNA BURGESS, ALEKSANDRA GARA, BRIAN (VU) LE, AND STEPHANIE LETKEMAN
J. Exp. Microbiol. Immunol. 2007. 11:35-41.

The role of reactive oxygen species in UVA-mediated killing of Escherichia coli.
   NEDA AMIRI, MELANIE FINKBEINER, SARAH HAMILTON, PATRICIA KIBENGE
J. Exp. Microbiol. Immunol. 2007. 11:42-46.

Effect of tryptophan and phthalate on the germicidal activity of ultraviolet-A radiation in solar water disinfection.
   LUCIE SEMENEC, SELENA WANG, GEORGIA UKPABI AND NATALIA ZARUBINA
J. Exp. Microbiol. Immunol. 2007. 11:47-53.

Effects of streptomycin and kanamycin on the production of capsular polysaccharides in Escherichia coli B23 cells.
   STEPHANIE GANAL, CATHERINE GAUDIN, KERSTIN ROENSCH, MARINA TRAN
J. Exp. Microbiol. Immunol. 2007. 11:54-59.

Dps confers protection of DNA sequence integrity in UV-irradiated Escherichia coli.
   KAVITA ALGU, VLADIMIR S. C. CHOI, RAVINDER S. DHAMI, DALLAS A. K. DUNCAN
J. Exp. Microbiol. Immunol. 2007. 11:60-65.

Phage Biology

Effects Of Microwave Irradiation And Heat On T4 Bacteriophage Inactivation.
   SYLVIE BRYANT, RONAK RAHMANIAN, HERMAN TAM, AND SABA ZABETIAN
J. Exp. Microbiol. Immunol. 2007. 11:66-72.

Escherichia coli Biofilm Development and Bacteriophage T4 Susceptibility.
   THOMAS CHAN, KAREN LEE AND PASCAL ROULIN
J. Exp. Microbiol. Immunol. 2007. 11:73-80.

Genetics and Molecular Biology

Natural Competency and Electrotransformation Efficiencies in Escherichia coli DH5? Spheroplasts.
   MUNREET CHEHAL, JENNIFER COOK, AZRA REKIC, ADELE WANG
J. Exp. Microbiol. Immunol. 2007. 11:81-85.

Multiple modes of protection against hydrogen peroxide-induced oxidative damage in stationary and exponential phase Escherichia coli by DNA-binding protein (Dps).
   AUDREY C. LIM, KAREN C. N. MAK, NATALIE U. T. NG, T. K. KEN NG
J. Exp. Microbiol. Immunol. 2007. 11:86-92.

DNA binding capability of nano-C60 to pBR322 and phenotypic analysis of potential binding effects.
   LINDSEY KIMM, ANDREA KITAY, AND CHARLOTTE PHILIPPSON
J. Exp. Microbiol. Immunol. 2007. 11:93-97.

Investigating the Sex Life of Escherichia coli: The Effect of OmpA Expression on Hfr Conjugation Efficiency.
   CATHARINE CHAMBERS, BRENT CHANG, KORINNA FEHRMANN, AND GRAHAME QUAN
J. Exp. Microbiol. Immunol. 2007. 11:98-102.

The Effects of Gratuitous Heterologous Gene Expression on the Amplification of ColE1-related Plasmids in Cultures of Escherichia coli BL21 (DE3) in the Presence of Sub-inhibitory Levels of Chloramphenicol.
   LINDA HSU, ALISHA SKINNER, CHRISTINA WONG AND GABRIELA YOUNG
J. Exp. Microbiol. Immunol. 2007. 11:103-111.

Role of Hog-1 mitogen activated protein kinase in the Saccharomyces cerevisiae UV response.
   SHI YUAN JIANG, JIAE LEE, CLARA WESTWELL-ROPER AND WENDY WONG
J. Exp. Microbiol. Immunol. 2007. 11:112-119.

Effect of L-arabinose on the specific homologous recombination efficiency using the Lambda Red Recombinase system for gene disruption of lacI in Escherichia coli C29 cells.
   ROZITA ABDOLI, SABARISH AMIRTHALINGAM, ANITA LILLQUIST, AND JADE NUTT
J. Exp. Microbiol. Immunol. 2007. 11:120-124.