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Personnic, Nicolas; Striednig, Bianca; Hilbi, Hubert (2018). Legionella quorum sensing and its role in pathogen-host interactions. Current Opinion in Microbiology, 41:29-35.

Akbergenov, Rashid; Duscha, Stefan; Fritz, Ann-Kristina; Juskeviciene, Reda; Oishi, Naoki; Schmitt, Karen; Shcherbakov, Dimitri; Teo, Youjin; Boukari, Heithem; Freihofer, Pietro; Isnard-Petit, Patricia; Oettinghaus, Björn; Frank, Stephan; Thiam, Kader; Rehrauer, Hubert; Westhof, Eric; Schacht, Jochen; Eckert, Anne; Wolfer, David; Böttger, Erik C (2018). Mutant MRPS5 affects mitoribosomal accuracy and confers stress-related behavioral alterations. EMBO Reports, 19(11):e46193.

Plate, Andreas; Kohl, Thomas A; Keller, Peter M; Majer, Sabine; Fulchini, Rosamaria; Strahm, Carol; Medugno, Cristoforo; Rancic, Zoran; Husmann, Lars; Sax, Hugo; Niemann, Stefan; Hasse, Barbara (2018). Aortic endograft infection with Mycobacterium chimaera and Granulicatella adiacens, Switzerland, 2014. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24(9):1700-1704.

Schütz, Sabina; Michel, Erich; Damberger, Fred F; Oplová, Michaela; Peña, Cohue; Leitner, Alexander; Aebersold, Ruedi; Allain, Frederic H-T; Panse, Vikram Govind (2018). Molecular basis for disassembly of an importin:ribosomal protein complex by the escortin Tsr2. Nature Communications, 9(1):3669.

Mancini, Stefano; Marchesi, Martina; Blöchliger, Nicolas; Schmid, Marc; Courvalin, Patrice; Keller, Peter M; Böttger, Erik C (2018). Combining forecast probabilities with graphical visualization for improved reporting of antimicrobial susceptibility testing. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 73(8):2266-2268.

Blumenthal, Stephan; Zbinden, Reinhard; Mandic, Sascha; Rüst, Christoph A; Aguirre, José; Borgeat, Alain (2018). Influence of skin disinfection prior removal of perineural catheter on bacterial colonization, contamination and local inflammation: a prospective randomized study. Minerva Anestesiologica, 84(3):319-327.

Sonousi, Amr; Sarpe, Vikram A; Brilkova, Margarita; Schacht, Jochen; Vasella, Andrea; Böttger, Erik C; Crich, David (2018). Effects of the 1- N-(4-Amino-2 S-hydroxybutyryl) and 6'- N-(2-Hydroxyethyl) Substituents on Ribosomal Selectivity, Cochleotoxicity, and Antibacterial Activity in the Sisomicin Class of Aminoglycoside Antibiotics. ACS Infectious Diseases, 4(7):1114-1120.

Schreiber, Peter W; Köhler, Nora; Cervera, Rosita; Hasse, Barbara; Sax, Hugo; Keller, Peter M (2018). Detection limit of Mycobacterium chimaera in water samples for monitoring medical device safety: insights from a pilot experimental series. Journal of Hospital Infection, 99(3):284-289.

Keller, Peter M (2018). Urban transmission of tuberculosis in China. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 18(7):706-707.

Arnold, Fabian M; Hohl, Michael; Remm, Sille; Koliwer-Brandl, Hendrik; Adenau, Sophia; Chusri, Sasitorn; Sander, Peter; Hilbi, Hubert; Seeger, Markus A (2018). A uniform cloning platform for mycobacterial genetics and protein production. Scientific Reports, 8:9539.

Müller, Andreas U; Imkamp, Frank; Weber-Ban, Eilika (2018). The Mycobacterial LexA/RecA-Independent DNA Damage Response Is Controlled by PafBC and the Pup-Proteasome System. Cell Reports, 23(12):3551-3564.

Welin, Amanda; Weber, Stephen; Hilbi, Hubert (2018). Quantitative Imaging Flow Cytometry of Legionella-Infected Dictyostelium Amoebae Reveals the Impact of Retrograde Trafficking on Pathogen Vacuole Composition. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 84(11):e00158.

Zimmermann, Iwan; Egloff, Pascal; Hutter, Cedric A; Arnold, Fabian M; Stohler, Peter; Bocquet, Nicolas; Hug, Melanie N; Huber, Sylwia; Siegrist, Martin; Hetemann, Lisa; Gera, Jennifer; Gmür, Samira; Spies, Peter; Gygax, Daniel; Geertsma, Eric R; Dawson, Roger J; Seeger, Markus A (2018). Synthetic single domain antibodies for the conformational trapping of membrane proteins. eLife, 7:e34317.

Wagner, K; Springer, B; Pires, V P; Keller, P M (2018). Molecular detection of fungal pathogens in clinical specimens by 18S rDNA high-throughput screening in comparison to ITS PCR and culture. Scientific Reports, 8:6964.

Göddeke, Hendrik; Timachi, M Hadi; Hutter, Cedric A J; Galazzo, Laura; Seeger, Markus A; Karttunen, Mikko; Bordignon, Enrica; Schäfer, Lars V (2018). Atomistic Mechanism of Large-Scale Conformational Transition in a Heterodimeric ABC Exporter. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 140(13):4543-4551.

Scaiola, Alain; Peña, Cohue; Weisser, Melanie; Böhringer, Daniel; Leibundgut, Marc; Klingauf-Nerurkar, Purnima; Gerhardy, Stefan; Panse, Vikram Govind; Ban, Nenad (2018). Structure of a eukaryotic cytoplasmic pre-40S ribosomal subunit. EMBO Journal Online, 37(7):e98499.

Seeger, Markus A (2018). Membrane transporter research in times of countless structures. BBA - Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1860(4):804-808.

Khajuria, Rajiv K; Munschauer, Mathias; Ulirsch, Jacob C; et al; Schütz, Sabina; Panse, Vikram G (2018). Ribosome Levels Selectively Regulate Translation and Lineage Commitment in Human Hematopoiesis. Cell, 173(1):90-103.e19.

Sommerstein, Rami; Hasse, Barbara; Marschall, Jonas; Sax, Hugo; Genoni, Michele; Schlegel, Matthias; Widmer, Andreas F; Swiss Chimaera Taskforce (2018). Global Health Estimate of Invasive Mycobacterium chimaera Infections Associated with Heater-Cooler Devices in Cardiac Surgery. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24(3):576-578.

van Ingen, Jakko; Aksamit, Timothy; Andrejak, Claire; Böttger, Erik C; et al (2018). Treatment outcome definitions in nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease: an NTM-NET consensus statement. European Respiratory Journal, 51(3):1800170.

Hombach, Michael; Jetter, Marion; Blöchliger, Nicolas; Kolesnik-Goldmann, Natalia; Keller, Peter M; Böttger, Erik C (2018). Rapid disc diffusion antibiotic susceptibility testing for Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acinetobacter baumannii and Enterococcus spp. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 73(2):385-391.

Wagner, Karoline; Springer, Burkard; Pires, Valeria P; Keller, Peter M (2018). Pathogen Identification by Multiplex LightMix Real-Time PCR Assay in Patients with Meningitis and Culture-Negative Cerebrospinal Fluid Specimens. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 56(2):e01492.

Wagner, Karoline; Springer, Burkard; Imkamp, Frank; Opota, Onya; Greub, Gilbert; Keller, Peter M (2018). Detection of respiratory bacterial pathogens causing atypical pneumonia by multiplex Lightmix® RT-PCR. International Journal of Medical Microbiology : IJMM, 308(3):317-323.

Walker, Timothy M; Merker, Matthias; Knoblauch, Astrid M; Helbling, Peter; Schoch, Otto D; van der Werf, Marieke J; Kranzer, Katharina; Fiebig, Lena; Kröger, Stefan; Haas, Walter; Hoffmann, Harald; Indra, Alexander; Egli, Adrian; Cirillo, Daniela M; Robert, Jérôme; Rogers, Thomas R; Groenheit, Ramona; Mengshoel, Anne T; Mathys, Vanessa; Haanperä, Marjo; Soolingen, Dick van; Niemann, Stefan; Böttger, Erik C; Keller, Peter M; MDR-TB Cluster Consortium (2018). A cluster of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis among patients arriving in Europe from the Horn of Africa: a molecular epidemiological study. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 18(4):431-440.

Abela, Irene A; Murer, Christian; Schuurmans, Macé M; Schmitt, Juergen W; Muller, Frabci; Imkamp, Frank; Mueller, Nicolas J; Benden, Christian (2018). A cluster of scedosporiosis in lung transplant candidates and recipients: the Zurich experience and review of the literature. Transplant Infectious Disease, 20(1):e12792.

Redondo, Javier Jareño; Keller, Peter M; Zbinden, Reinhard; Wagner, Karoline (2018). A novel RT-PCR for the detection of Helicobacter pylori and identification of clarithromycin resistance mediated by mutations in the 23S rRNA gene. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 90(1):1-6.

Swart, A Leoni; Harrison, Christopher F; Eichinger, Ludwig; Steinert, Michael; Hilbi, Hubert (2018). Acanthamoeba and Dictyostelium as Cellular Models for Legionella Infection. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 8:61.

Steiner, Bernhard; Weber, Stephen; Hilbi, Hubert (2018). Formation of the Legionella-containing vacuole: phosphoinositide conversion, GTPase modulation and ER dynamics. International Journal of Medical Microbiology : IJMM, 308(1):49-57.

Achermann, Yvonne; Liu, Jared; Zbinden, Reinhard; Zingg, Patrick O; Anagnostopoulos, Alexia; Barnard, Emma; Sutter, Reto; Li, Huiying; McDowell, Andrew; Zinkernagel, Annelies S (2018). Propionibacterium avidum - a virulent pathogen causing hip periprosthetic joint infection. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 66(1):54-63.

Luthra, Sakshi; Rominski, Anna; Sander, Peter (2018). The Role of Antibiotic-Target-Modifying and Antibiotic-Modifying Enzymes in Drug Resistance. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9:2179.

Bärlocher, Kevin; Hutter, Cedric A J; Swart, A Leoni; Steiner, Bernhard; Welin, Amanda; Hohl, Michael; Letourneur, François; Seeger, Markus A; Hilbi, Hubert (2017). Structural insights into Legionella RidL-Vps29 retromer subunit interaction reveal displacement of the regulator TBC1D5. Nature Communications, 8(1):1543.

Rominski, Anna; Schulthess, Bettina; Müller, Daniel M; Keller, Peter M; Sander, Peter (2017). Effect of β-lactamase production and β-lactam instability on MIC testing results for Mycobacterium abscessus. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 72(11):3070-3078.

Hombach, Michael; Jetter, Marion; Keller, Peter M; Blöchliger, Nicolas; Kolesnik-Goldmann, Natalia; Böttger, Erik C (2017). Rapid detection of ESBL, carbapenemases, MRSA and other important resistance phenotypes within 6-8 h by automated disc diffusion antibiotic susceptibility testing. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 72(11):3063-3069.

Fudrini Olivencia, Begonia; Müller, Andreas U; Roschitzki, Bernd; Burger, Sibylle; Weber-Ban, Eilika; Imkamp, Frank (2017). Mycobacterium smegmatis PafBC is involved in regulation of DNA damage response. Scientific Reports, 7(1):13987.

Dal Molin, Michael; Gut, Myriam; Rominski, Anna; Haldimann, Klara; Becker, Katja; Sander, Peter (2017). Molecular Mechanisms of Intrinsic Streptomycin Resistance in Mycobacterium abscessus. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 62(1):e01427-17.

Mandhapati, Appi Reddy; Yang, Guanyu; Kato, Takayuki; Shcherbakov, Dimitri; Hobbie, Sven N; Vasella, Andrea; Böttger, Erik C; Crich, David (2017). Structure-Based Design and Synthesis of Apramycin-Paromomycin Analogues: Importance of the Configuration at the 6'-Position and Differences between the 6'-Amino and Hydroxy Series. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 139(41):14611-14619.

Steiner, Bernhard; Swart, Anna Leoni; Welin, Amanda; Weber, Stephen; Personnic, Nicolas; Kaech, Andres; Freyre, Christophe; Ziegler, Urs; Klemm, Robin W; Hilbi, Hubert (2017). ER remodeling by the large GTPase atlastin promotes vacuolar growth of Legionella pneumophila. EMBO Reports, 18(10):1817-1836.

Escoll, Pedro; Song, Ok-Ryul; Viana, Flávia; Steiner, Bernhard; Lagache, Thibault; Olivo-Marin, Jean-Christophe; Impens, Francis; Brodin, Priscille; Hilbi, Hubert; Buchrieser, Carmen (2017). Legionella pneumophila Modulates Mitochondrial Dynamics to Trigger Metabolic Repurposing of Infected Macrophages. Cell Host & Microbe, 22(3):302-316.e7.

Peña, Cohue; Hurt, Ed; Panse, Vikram Govind (2017). Eukaryotic ribosome assembly, transport and quality control. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, 24(9):689-699.

Blöchliger, Nicolas; Keller, Peter M; Böttger, Erik C; Hombach, Michael (2017). MASTER: a model to improve and standardize clinical breakpoints for antimicrobial susceptibility testing using forecast probabilities. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 72(9):2553-2561.

Aggarwal, Anup; Parai, Maloy K; Shetty, Nishant; Wallis, Deeann; Woolhiser, Lisa; Hastings, Courtney; Dutta, Noton K; Galaviz, Stacy; Dhakal, Ramesh C; Shrestha, Rupesh; Wakabayashi, Shoko; Walpole, Chris; Matthews, David; Floyd, David; Scullion, Paul; Riley, Jennifer; Epemolu, Ola; Norval, Suzanne; Snavely, Thomas; Robertson, Gregory T; Rubin, Eric J; Ioerger, Thomas R; Sirgel, Frik A; van der Merwe, Ruben; van Helden, Paul D; Keller, Peter; Böttger, Erik C; Karakousis, Petros C; Lenaerts, Anne J; Sacchettini, James C (2017). Development of a Novel Lead that Targets M. tuberculosis Polyketide Synthase 13. Cell, 170(2):249-259.e25.

van Ingen, Jakko; Kohl, Thomas A; Kranzer, Katharina; Hasse, Barbara; Keller, Peter M; et al (2017). Global outbreak of severe Mycobacterium chimaera disease after cardiac surgery: a molecular epidemiological study. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 17(10):1033-1041.

Bloemberg, Guido V; Braun-Kiewnick, Andrea; Tedrup, Jan; Meijerink, Carla; Durer, Elena; Ritter, Claudia; Keller, Peter M; Hombach, Michael (2017). Evaluation of the AID carbapenemase line probe assay for rapid detection and identification of carbapenemase genes in Gram-negative bacilli. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 72(7):1948-1954.

Meyer Sauteur, Patrick M; Marques-Maggio, Ewerton; Relly, Christa; Keller, Peter M; Clarenbach, Christian F; Berger, Christoph (2017). Asymptomatic congenital tuberculosis: A case report. Medicine, 96(29):e7562.

Matt, U; Selchow, P; Dal Molin, M; Strommer, S; Sharif, O; Schilcher, K; Andreoni, F; Stenzinger, A; Zinkernagel, A S; Zeitlinger, M; Sander, P; Nemeth, J (2017). Chloroquine enhances the antimycobacterial activity of isoniazid and pyrazinamide by reversing inflammation-induced macrophage efflux. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 50(1):55-62.

Hilbi, Hubert; Kortholt, Arjan (2017). Role of the small GTPase Rap1 in signal transduction, cell dynamics and bacterial infection. Small GTPases:Epub ahead of print.

Hombach, Michael; Jetter, Marion; Blöchliger, Nicolas; Kolesnik-Goldmann, Natalia; Böttger, Erik C (2017). Fully automated disc diffusion for rapid antibiotic susceptibility test results: a proof-of-principle study. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 72(6):1659-1668.

Hürlimann, Lea M; Hohl, Michael; Seeger, Markus A (2017). Split tasks of asymmetric nucleotide-binding sites in the heterodimeric ABC exporter EfrCD. FEBS Journal, 284(11):1672-1687.

Sati, Girish C; Shcherbakov, Dimitri; Hobbie, Sven N; Vasella, Andrea; Böttger, Erik C; Crich, David (2017). N6', N6''', and O4' Modifications to Neomycin Affect Ribosomal Selectivity without Compromising Antibacterial Activity. ACS Infectious Diseases, 3(5):368-377.

Rominski, Anna; Selchow, Petra; Becker, Katja; Brülle, Juliane K; Dal Molin, Michael; Sander, Peter (2017). Elucidation of Mycobacterium abscessus aminoglycoside and capreomycin resistance by targeted deletion of three putative resistance genes. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 72(8):2191-2200.

Hombach, Michael; Weissert, Christoph; Senn, Maria Magdalena; Zbinden, Reinhard (2017). Comparison of phenotypic methods for the detection of penicillinase in Staphylococcus aureus and proposal of a practical diagnostic approach. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 72(4):1089-1093.

Schmölders, Johanna; Manske, Christian; Otto, Andreas; Hoffmann, Christine; Steiner, Bernhard; Welin, Amanda; Becher, Dörte; Hilbi, Hubert (2017). Comparative Proteomics of Purified Pathogen Vacuoles Correlates Intracellular Replication of Legionella pneumophila with the Small GTPase Ras-related protein 1 (Rap1). Molecular & Cellular Proteomics, 16(4):622-641.

Rominski, Anna; Roditscheff, Anna; Selchow, Petra; Böttger, Erik C; Sander, Peter (2017). Intrinsic rifamycin resistance of Mycobacterium abscessus is mediated by ADP-ribosyltransferase MAB_0591. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 72(2):376-384.

Timachi, M Hadi; Hutter, Cedric Aj; Hohl, Michael; Assafa, Tufa; Böhm, Simon; Mittal, Anshumali; Seeger, Markus A; Bordignon, Enrica (2017). Exploring conformational equilibria of a heterodimeric ABC transporter. eLife, 6:e20236.

Hürlimann, Lea. Biochemical and functional characterization of heterodimeric ABC exporters mediating drug efflux in Enterococcus faecalis. 2017, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science.

Rominski, Anna. Characterization of antibiotic resistance genes from Mycobacterium abscessus. 2017, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science.

Zweifel, Sandrine A; Mihic-Probst, Daniela; Curcio, Christine A; Barthelmes, Daniel; Thielken, Andrea; Keller, Peter M; Hasse, Barbara; Böni, Christian (2017). Clinical and histopathologic ocular findings in disseminated mycobacterium chimaera infection after cardiothoracic surgery. Ophthalmology, 124(2):178-188.

Steiner, Bernhard. ER remodeling by the large GTPase atlastin promotes vacuole expansion and intracellular growth of the bacterial pathogen Legionella pneumophila. 2017, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science.

Blodkamp, Stefanie; Kadlec, Kristina; Gutsmann, Thomas; Quiblier, Chantal; Naim, Hassan Y; Schwarz, Stefan; von Köckritz-Blickwede, Maren (2017). Effects of SecDF on the antimicrobial functions of cathelicidins against Staphylococcus aureus. Veterinary Microbiology, 200:52-58.

Koehler, Philipp; Hamprecht, Axel; Bader, Oliver; Bekeredjian-Ding, Isabelle; Buchheidt, Dieter; Doelken, Gottfried; Elias, Johannes; Haase, Gerhard; Hahn-Ast, Corinna; Karthaus, Meinolf; Kekulé, Alexander; Keller, Peter; Kiehl, Michael; Krause, Stefan W; Krämer, Carolin; Neumann, Silke; Rohde, Holger; La Rosée, Paul; Ruhnke, Markus; Schafhausen, Philippe; Schalk, Enrico; Schulz, Katrin; Schwartz, Stefan; Silling, Gerda; Staib, Peter; Ullmann, Andrew; Vergoulidou, Maria; Weber, Thomas; Cornely, Oliver A; Vehreschild, Maria J G T (2017). Epidemiology of invasive aspergillosis and azole resistance in patients with acute leukaemia: the SEPIA study. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 49(2):218-223.

Bärlocher, Kevin; Welin, Amanda; Hilbi, Hubert (2017). Formation of the legionella replicative compartment at the crossroads of retrograde trafficking. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 7:482.

Gerhardy, Stefan. Functional centres of the eukaryotic ribosome: assembly to quality control. 2017, ETH Zürich.

Dal Molin, Michael. Identification of drugs targeting Mycobacterium tuberculosis. 2017, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science.

Ouertatani-Sakouhi, Hajer; Kicka, Sébastien; Chiriano, Gianpaolo; Harrison, Christopher F; Hilbi, Hubert; Scapozza, Leonardo; Soldati, Thierry; Cosson, Pierre (2017). Inhibitors of Mycobacterium marinum virulence identified in a Dictyostelium discoideum host model. PLoS ONE, 12(7):e0181121.

Hochstrasser, Ramon; Hilbi, Hubert (2017). Intra-species and inter-kingdom signaling of Legionella pneumophila. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8:79.

Becker, Katja; Haldimann, Klara; Selchow, Petra; Reinau, Lukas M; Dal Molin, Michael; Sander, Peter (2017). Lipoprotein Glycosylation by Protein-O-Mannosyltransferase (MAB_1122c) Contributes to Low Cell Envelope Permeability and Antibiotic Resistance of Mycobacterium abscessus. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8:2123.

Fudrini Olivencia, Begonia. Mycobacterium smegmatis PafBC is involved in regulation of DNA damage response. 2017, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science.

Schön, T; Miotto, P; Köser, C U; Viveiros, M; Böttger, E; Cambau, E (2017). Mycobacterium tuberculosis drug-resistance testing: challenges, recent developments and perspectives. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 23(3):154-160.

Kramer, Lovro; Renko, Miha; Završnik, Janja; Turk, Dušan; Seeger, Markus A; Vasiljeva, Olga; Grütter, Markus G; Turk, Vito; Turk, Boris (2017). Non-invasive in vivo imaging of tumour-associated cathepsin B by a highly selective inhibitory DARPin. Theranostics, 7(11):2806-2821.

Freihofer, Pietro. Ribosome-targeting antituberculosis compounds – antibacterial activity, resistance mechanisms. 2017, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science.

Kaufmann, Stefan H E; Dockrell, Hazel M; Drager, Nick; Ho, Mei Mei; McShane, Helen; Neyrolles, Olivier; Ottenhoff, Tom H M; Patel, Brij; Roordink, Danielle; Spertini, François; Stenger, Steffen; Thole, Jelle; Verreck, Frank A W; Williams, Ann; TBVAC2020 Consortium (2017). TBVAC2020: advancing tuberculosis vaccines from discovery to clinical development. Frontiers in Immunology, 8:1203.

Liu, J; Bruhn, D; Lee, R B; Zheng, Z; Janusic, T; Shcherbakov, D; Scherman, M; Boshoff, H; Das, S; Raskesh, K; Waidyarachchi, S; Brewer, T; Garcia, B; Yang, L; Bollinger, J; Robertson, G; Meibohn, B; Lenaerts, A; Ainsa, J; Böttger, E C; Lee, R E (2017). The structure-activity relationships of Spectinamide antituberculosis agents; a dissection of ribosomal inhibition and native efflux avoidance contributions. ACS Infectious Diseases, 3(1):72-88.

Slepikas, Liudas; Chiriano, Gianpaolo; Perozzo, Remo; Tardy, Sébastien; Kranjc, Agata; Patthey-Vuadens, Ophélie; Ouertatani-Sakouhi, Hajer; Kicka, Sébastien; Harrison, Christopher F; Scrignari, Tiziana; Perron, Karl; Hilbi, Hubert; Soldati, Thierry; Cosson, Pierre; Tarasevicius, Eduardas; Scapozza, Leonardo (2016). In silico driven design and synthesis of rhodanine derivatives as novel antibacterials targeting the enoyl reductase InhA. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 59(24):10917-10928.

Peña, Cohue; Schütz, Sabina; Fischer, Ute; Chang, Yiming; Panse, Vikram G (2016). Prefabrication of a ribosomal protein subcomplex essential for eukaryotic ribosome formation. eLife, 5:e21755.

Imkamp, Frank; Keller, Peter M; Böttger, Erik C (2016). Comment on: Delamanid susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis using the resazurin microtitre assay and the BACTEC™ MGIT™ 960 system. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 71(12):3624.

Freihofer, Pietro; Akbergenov, Rashid; Teo, Youjin; Juskeviciene, Reda; Andersson, Dan I; Böttger, Erik C (2016). Nonmutational compensation of the fitness cost of antibiotic resistance in mycobacteria by overexpression of tlyA rRNA methylase. RNA, 22(12):1836-1843.

Meinel, D M; Kuehl, R; Zbinden, R; Boskova, V; Garzoni, C; Fadini, D; Dolina, M; Blümel, B; Weibel, T; Tschudin-Sutter, S; Widmer, A F; Bielicki, J A; Dierig, A; Heininger, U; Konrad, R; Berger, A; Hinic, V; Goldenberger, D; Blaich, A; Stadler, T; Battegay, M; Sing, A; Egli, A (2016). Outbreak investigation for toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae wound infections in refugees from Northeast Africa and Syria in Switzerland and Germany by whole genome sequencing. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 22(12):1003.e1-1003.e8.

Becker, Katja; Sander, Peter (2016). Mycobacterium tuberculosis lipoproteins in virulence and immunity - fighting with a double-edged sword. FEBS letters, 590(21):3800-3819.

Bossard, Daniel Andreas; Ledergerber, Bruno; Zingg, Patrick O; Gerber, Christian; Zinkernagel, Annelies S; Zbinden, Reinhard; Achermann, Yvonne (2016). Optimal length of cultivation time for isolation of propionibacterium acnes in suspected bone and joint infections is more than 7 days. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 54(12):3043-3049.

Sander, Peter; Becker, Katja; Molin, Michael Dal (2016). Lipase processing of complex lipid antigens. Cell Chemical Biology, 23(9):1044-1046.

Hürlimann, Lea M; Corradi, Valentina; Hohl, Michael; Bloemberg, Guido V; Tieleman, D Peter; Seeger, Markus A (2016). The heterodimeric ABC transporter EfrCD mediates multidrug efflux in enterococcus faecalis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 60(9):5400-5411.

Manske, Christian; Schell, Ursula; Hilbi, Hubert (2016). Metabolism of myo-inositol by legionella pneumophila promotes infection of amoebae and macrophages. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 82(16):5000-5014.

Fascellaro, Giuseppina; Petrera, Agnese; Lai, Zon Weng; Nanni, Paolo; Grossmann, Jonas; Burger, Sibylle; Biniossek, Martin L; Gomez-Auli, Alejandro; Schilling, Oliver; Imkamp, Frank (2016). Comprehensive proteomic analysis of nitrogen-starved mycobacterium smegmatis δpup reveals the impact of pupylation on nitrogen stress response. Journal of Proteome Research, 15(8):2812-2825.

Scherrer, Alexandra U; Bloemberg, Guido; Zbinden, Reinhard; Zinkernagel, Annelies S; Fuchs, Claudio; Frauenfelder, Sandra; Rancic, Zoran; Mayer, Dieter; Hasse, Barbara (2016). Prosthetic vascular graft infections: bacterial cultures from negative-pressure-wound-therapy foams do not improve diagnostics. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 54(8):2190-2193.

Deggim-Messmer, Vanessa; Bloemberg, Guido V; Ritter, Claudia; Voit, Antje; Hömke, Rico; Keller, Peter M; Böttger, Erik C (2016). Diagnostic molecular mycobacteriology in regions with low tuberculosis endemicity: combining real-time PCR assays for detection of multiple mycobacterial pathogens with line probe assays for identification of resistance mutations. EBioMedicine, 9:228-237.

Stucki, David; Ballif, Marie; Egger, Matthias; Furrer, Hansjakob; Altpeter, Ekkehardt; Battegay, Manuel; Droz, Sara; Bruderer, Thomas; Coscolla, Mireia; Borrell, Sonia; Zürcher, Kathrin; Janssens, Jean-Paul; Calmy, Alexandra; Mazza Stalder, Jesica; Jaton, Katia; Rieder, Hans L; Pfyffer, Gaby E; Siegrist, Hans H; Hoffmann, Matthias; Fehr, Jan; Dolina, Marisa; Frei, Reno; Schrenzel, Jacques; Böttger, Erik C; Gagneux, Sebastien; Fenner, Lukas (2016). Standard genotyping overestimates transmission of mycobacterium tuberculosis among immigrants in a low-incidence country. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 54(7):1862-1870.

Jost, Geraldine; Bloemberg, Guido V; Hombach, Michael (2016). Improved sensitivity for meticillin resistance detection in coagulase-negative staphylococci by moxalactam antibiotic discs or a cefoxitin investigation zone. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 65(6):566-568.

Personnic, Nicolas; Bärlocher, Kevin; Finsel, Ivo; Hilbi, Hubert (2016). Subversion of retrograde trafficking by translocated pathogen effectors. Trends in Microbiology, 24(6):450-462.

Kragelund, Birthe B; Schenstrøm, Signe M; Rebula, Caio A; Panse, Vikram Govind; Hartmann-Petersen, Rasmus (2016). DSS1/Sem1, a multifunctional and intrinsically disordered protein. Trends in Biochemical Sciences, 41(5):446-459.

Rolando, Monica; Escoll, Pedro; Nora, Tamara; Botti, Joëlle; Boitez, Valérie; Bedia, Carmen; Daniels, Craig; Abraham, Gilu; Stogios, Peter J; Skarina, Tatiana; Christophe, Charlotte; Dervins-Ravault, Delphine; Cazalet, Christel; Hilbi, Hubert; Rupasinghe, Thusitha W T; Tull, Dedreia; McConville, Malcolm J; Ong, Sze Ying; Hartland, Elizabeth L; Codogno, Patrice; Levade, Thierry; Naderer, Thomas; Savchenko, Alexei; Buchrieser, Carmen (2016). Legionella pneumophila S1P-lyase targets host sphingolipid metabolism and restrains autophagy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113(7):1901-1906.

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Maurer, Florian. Acquisition of clarithromycin resistance mutations in the 23S rRNA gene of Mycobacterium abscessus in the presence of inducible erm(41). 2012, University of Zurich, Faculty of Medicine.

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Petrera, Agnese. Characterization of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis zinc metallopeptidase Zmp1 and generation of vaccine strains against tuberculosis. 2012, University of Zurich, Faculty of Medicine.

Polsfuss, Silke; Bloemberg, Guido V; Giger, Jacqueline; Meyer, Vera; Hombach, Michael (2012). Comparison of European Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (EUCAST) and CLSI screening parameters for the detection of extended-spectrum β-lactamase production in clinical Enterobacteriaceae isolates. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 67(1):159-166.

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Polsfuss, Silke; Bloemberg, Guido V; Giger, Jacqueline; Meyer, Vera; Böttger, Erik C; Hombach, Michael (2012). Evaluation of a diagnostic flow chart for detection and confirmation of extended spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL) in Enterobacteriaceae. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 18(12):1194-1204.

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Ledermann, Raphael. Identification of filamentous fungi with MALDI-TOF MS proteomic phenotyping. 2012, University of Zurich, Faculty of Medicine.

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Schulthess, B. Role of the sigB-dependent yabJ-spoVG operon in the regulation of antibiotic resistance and virulence determinants in Staphylococcus aureus. 2011, University of Zurich, Faculty of Medicine.

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Grau, T. Lipoprotein localization signals and evaluation of novel drug targets to combat tuberculosis. 2010, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science.

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Tschumi, A. Mycobacterial lipoproteins are triacylated and Mycobacterium tuberculosis Ppm1 prevents phagosome maturation. 2010, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science.

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Subramanian, A. Sequence variations in the ribosomal decoding and peptidyl transferase sites determine sensitivity to aminoglycosides and macrolides. 2010, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science.

Kalapala, S K. Study of aminoglycoside antibiotics interaction with eukaryotic ribosomal decoding sites using bacterial hybrid ribosomes. 2010, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science.

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Zbinden, R (2009). Microbiology. In: Baltensperger, M M; Eyrich, G K. Osteomyelitis of the Jaws. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, 135-144.

Hübscher, J; McCallum, N; Sifri, C D; Majcherczyk, P A; Entenza, J M; Heusser, R; Berger-Bächi, B; Stutzmann Meier, P (2009). MsrR contributes to cell surface characteristics and virulence in Staphylococcus aureus. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 295(2):251-260.

Guo, Y L; Mayer, H; Vollmer, W; Dittrich, D; Sander, P; Schultz, A; Schultz, J E (2009). Polyphosphates from Mycobacterium bovis- potent inhibitors of class III adenylate cyclases. FEBS Journal, 276(4):1094-1103.

Springer, B; Lucke, K; Calligaris-Maibach, R; Ritter, C; Böttger, E C (2009). Quantitative drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by use of MGIT 960 and EpiCenter instrumentation. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 47(6):1773-1780.

Collin, M P; Hobbie, S N; Böttger, E C; Vasella, A (2009). Synthesis and Evaluation of S- and C(1)-Substituted Analogues of Lincomycin. Helvetica Chimica Acta, 92(2):230-266.

Wanner, R M; Castor, D; Güthlein, C; Böttger, E C; Springer, B; Jiricny, J (2009). The uracil DNA glycosylase UdgB of Mycobacterium smegmatis protects the organism from the mutagenic effects of cytosine and adenine deamination. Journal of Bacteriology, 191(20):6312-6319.

Hobbie, S N; Subramanian, A; Kalapala, S K; Bruell, C M; Shcherbakov, D; Böttger, E C (2008). Genetic analysis of interactions with eukaryotic rRNA identify the mitoribosome as target in aminoglycoside ototoxicity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 105(52):20888-20893.

Hübscher, J; Lüthy, L; Berger-Bächi, B; Stutzmann Meier, P (2008). Phylogenetic distribution and membrane topology of the LytR-CpsA-Psr protein family. BMC Genomics, 9:617.

Kuster, S P; Ruef, C; Zbinden, R; Gottschalk, J; Ledergerber, B; Neuber, L; Weber, R (2008). Stratification of cumulative antibiograms in hospitals for hospital unit, specimen type, isolate sequence and duration of hospital stay. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 62(6):1451-1461.

Springer, B; Calligaris-Maibach, R C; Ritter, C; Böttger, E C (2008). TB drug resistance in a low endemic area 2004 to 2006: semi-quantitative drug susceptibility testing and genotyping. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46(12):4064-4067.

Peter-Getzlaff, S; Lüthy, J; Böddinghaus, B; Böttger, E C; Springer, B (2008). Development and evaluation of a molecular assay for detection of nontuberculous mycobacteria on the basis of the COBAS Amplicor platform. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46(12):4023-4028.

Karauzum, H; Ferry, T; de Bentzmann, S; Lina, G; Bes, M; Vandenesch, F; Schmaler, M; Berger-Bächi, B; Etienne, J; Landmann, R (2008). Comparison of adhesion and virulence of two predominant hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clones and clonal methicillin-susceptible S. aureus isolates. Infection and Immunity, 76(11):5133-5138.

Pathak, Rashmi; Perez-Fernandez, Déborah; Nandurdikar, Rahul; Kalapala, Sarath K; Böttger, Erik C; Vasella, Andrea (2008). Synthesis and evaluation of paromomycin derivates modified at C(4'). Helvetica Chimica Acta, 91(8):1533-1552.

Seidl, K; Bischoff, M; Berger-Bächi, B (2008). CcpA mediates the catabolite repression of tst in Staphylococcus aureus. Infection and Immunity, 76(11):5093-5099.

von Graevenitz, A (2008). Richard Pfeiffer 1858–1945. Infection, 36(4):392-393.

Zinkernagel, A S; Zinkernagel, M S; Elzi, M V; Genoni, M; Gubler, J; Zbinden, R; Mueller, N J (2008). Significance of Staphylococcus lugdunensis bacteremia: report of 28 cases and review of the literature. Infection, 36(4):314-321.

Weber, W M; Schoenmakers, R; Keller, B; Gitzinger, M; Grau, T; Daoud-El Baba, M; Sander, P; Fussenegger, M (2008). A synthetic mammalian gene circuit reveals antituberculosis compounds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 105(29):9994-9998.

Ender, M D; McCallum, N; Berger-Bächi, B (2008). Impact of mecA promoter mutations on mecA expression and beta-lactam resistance levels. International Journal of Medical Microbiology, 298(7-8):607-617.

Wanner, R M; Güthlein, C; Springer, B; Böttger, E C; Ackermann, M (2008). Stabilization of the genome of the mismatch repair deficient Mycobacterium tuberculosis by context-dependent codon choice. BMC Genomics, 9:249.

Master, S S; Rampini, S K; Davis, A S; Keller, C; Ehlers, S; Springer, B; Timmins, G S; Sander, P; Deretic, V (2008). Mycobacterium tuberculosis prevents inflammasome activation. Cell Host & Microbe, 3(4):224-232.

Böttger, E C; Springer, B (2008). Tuberculosis: drug resistance, fitness, and strategies for global control. European Journal of Pediatrics, 167(2):141-148.

Güthlein, C; Wanner, R M; Sander, P; Böttger, E C; Springer, B (2008). A mycobacterial smc null mutant is proficient in DNA repair and long-term survival. Journal of Bacteriology, 190(1):452-456.

Bruell, C M; Eichholz, C; Kubarenko, A; Post, V; Katunin, V I; Hobbie, S N; Rodnina, M V; Böttger, E C (2008). Conservation of bacterial protein synthesis machinery: initiation and elongation in Mycobacterium smegmatis. Biochemistry, 47(34):8828-8839.

Amiali, N M; Mulvey, M R; Berger-Bächi, B; Sedman, J; Simor, A E; Ismail, A A (2008). Evaluation of Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy for the rapid identification of glycopeptide-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 61(1):95-102.

Dora, C; Altwegg, M; Gerber, C; Böttger, E C; Zbinden, R (2008). Evaluation of conventional microbiological procedures and molecular genetic techniques for diagnosis of infections in patients with implanted orthopedic devices. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46(2):824-825.

Keller, P M. Generation of unmarked mycobacterium bovis BCG recA mutants. 2008, University of Zurich, Faculty of Medicine.

Li, W; Fenollar, F; Rolain, J M; Fournier, P E; Feurle, G E; Müller, C; Moos, V; Marthaler, T; Altwegg, M; Calligaris-Maibach, R C; Schneider, T; Biagi, F; La Scola, B; Raoult, D (2008). Genotyping reveals a wide heterogeneity of Tropheryma whipplei. Microbiology, 154(Pt 2):521-527.

Wölfelschneider, S. Gentechnische Humanisierung von Antibiotikabindestellen im bakteriellen Ribosom. 2008, University of Zurich / University of Heidelberg, Faculty of Medicine.

Seidl, K. Impact of the catabolite control protein CcpA in "Staphylococcus aureus". 2008, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science.

Corrado, N. Insight into the activity of mycobacterial Lnt homologues. 2008, University of Zurich / ETH Zürich, Faculty of Medicine.

Güthlein, C. Investigation of DNA repair pathways and the impact of SMC protein on chromosome stability in mycobacteria. 2008, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science.

Hübscher, J. Investigations on factors modulating methicillin resistance in staphylococcus aureus. 2008, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science.

Rampini, S K; Selchow, P; Keller, C; Ehlers, S; Böttger, E C; Sander, P (2008). LspA inactivation in Mycobacterium tuberculosis results in attenuation without affecting phagosome maturation arrest. Microbiology, 154(Pt 10):2991-3001.

Bruell, C. Mechanismus of protein synthesis in M. smegmatis. 2008, University of Zurich, Faculty of Medicine.

von Graevenitz, A (2008). Microbiologie clinique. In: Schill, W B; Comhaire, F H; Hargreave, T B. Traité d'andrologie à l'usage des cliniciens. Paris: Springer, 401-407.

Hobbie, S N; Bruell, C M; Akshay, S; Kalapala, S K; Shcherbakov, D; Böttger, E C (2008). Mitochondrial deafness alleles confer misreading of the genetic code. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 105(9):3244-3249.

Ender, M. Molecular and functional charactersiation of the Swiss drug clone, a Methicillin-resistenter Staphylococcus aureus. 2008, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science.

Fischer, A H; van der Loo, B; Shär, G M; Zbinden, R; Duru, F; Brunckhorst, C; Rousson, V; Delacrétazy, E; Stuber, T; Oechslin, E N; Follath, F; Jenni, R (2008). Serological evidence for the association of Bartonella henselae infection with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. Clinical Cardiology, 31(10):469-471.

Seidl, K; Goerke, C; Wolz, C; Mack, D; Berger-Bächi, B; Bischoff, M (2008). Staphylococcus aureus CcpA affects biofilm formation. Infection and Immunity, 76(5):2044-2050.

Collin, M P; Hobbie, S N; Böttger, E C; Vasella, A (2008). Synthesis of 1,2,3-triazole analogues of lincomycin. Helvetica Chimica Acta, 91(10):1838-1848.

Keller, P M; Böttger, E C; Sander, P (2008). Tuberculosis vaccine strain Mycobacterium bovis BCG Russia is a natural recA mutant. BMC Microbiology, 8:120.

Peter-Getzlaff, S; Luethy, J; Springer, B (2007). Diagnostic value of molecular confirmation assays for Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 45(11):3856-3858.

Hobbie, S N; Kalapala, S K; Akshay, S; Bruell, C M; Schmidt, S; Dabow, S; Vasella, A; Sander, P; Böttger, E C (2007). Engineering the rRNA decoding site of eukaryotic cytosolic ribosomes in bacteria. Nucleic Acids Research, 35(18):6086-6093.

Böttger, E C (2007). Antimicrobial agents targeting the ribosome: the issue of selectivity and toxicity - lessons to be learned. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 64(7-8):791-795.

Machowski, E E; Barichievy, S; Springer, B; Durbach, S I; Mizrahi, V (2007). In vitro analysis of rates and spectra of mutations in a polymorphic region of the Rv0746 PE_PGRS gene of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Journal of Bacteriology, 189(5):2190-2195.

Rezwan, M; Lanéelle, M; Sander, P; Daffé, M (2007). Breaking down the wall: fractionation of mycobacteria. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 68(1):32-39.

Monecke, S; Berger-Bächi, B; Coombs, G; Holmes, A; Kay, I; Kearns, A; Linde, H J; O'Brien, F; Slickers, P; Ehricht, R (2007). Comparative genomics and DNA array-based genotyping of pandemic Staphylococcus aureus strains encoding Panton-Valentine leukocidin. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 13(3):236-249.

Lee, Sui Mae; Ender, Miriam; Adhikari, Rajan; Smith, John M B; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Cook, Gregory M (2007). Fitness cost of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by way of continuous culture. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 51(4):1497-1499.

McCallum, Nadine; Brassinga, Ann Karen C; Sifri, Costi D; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2007). Functional characterization of TcaA: minimal requirement for teicoplanin susceptibility and role in Caenorhabditis elegans virulence. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 51(11):3836-3843.

Rezwan, M; Grau, T; Tschumi, A; Sander, P (2007). Lipoprotein synthesis in mycobacteria. Microbiology, 153(Pt 3):652-658.

Hübscher, Judith; Jansen, Andrea; Kotte, Oliver; Schäfer, Juliane; Majcherczyk, Paul A; Harris, Llinos G; Bierbaum, Gabriele; Heinemann, Matthias; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2007). Living with an imperfect cell wall: compensation of femAB inactivation in Staphylococcus aureus. BMC Genomics, 8:307.

Heusser, R; Ender, M; Berger-Bächi, B; McCallum, N (2007). Mosaic staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec containing two recombinase loci and a new mec complex, B2. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 51(1):390-393.

Kraus, Dirk; Kalbacher, Hubert; Buschmann, Julia; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Götz, Friedrich; Peschel, Andreas (2007). Muropeptide modification-amidation of peptidoglycan D-glutamate does not affect the proinflammatory activity of Staphylococcus aureus. Infection and Immunity, 75(4):2084-2087.

Ender, M D; Berger-Bächi, B; McCallum, N (2007). Variability in SCCmec$_{N1}$ spreading among injection drug users in Zurich, Switzerland. BMC Microbiology, 7:62.

Meier, Stefan; Goerke, Christiane; Wolz, Christiane; Seidl, Kati; Homerova, Dagmar; Schulthess, Bettina; Kormanec, Jan; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Bischoff, Markus (2007). sigmaB and the sigmaB-dependent arlRS and yabJ-spoVG loci affect capsule formation in Staphylococcus aureus. Infection and Immunity, 75(9):4562-4571.

Hobbie, S N; Bruell, C; Kalapala, S; Akshay, S; Schmidt, S; Pfister, P; Böttger, E C (2006). A genetic model to investigate drug-target interactions at the ribosomal decoding site. Biochimie, 88(8):1033-1043.

Hobbie, S N; Pfister, P; Bruell, C; Sander, P; François, B; Westhof, E; Böttger, E C (2006). Binding of neomycin-class aminoglycoside antibiotics to mutant ribosomes with alterations in the A site of 16S rRNA. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 50(4):1489-1496.

Dittrich, D; Keller, C; Ehlers, S; Schultz, J E; Sander, P (2006). Characterization of a mycobacterium tuberculosis mutant deficient in pH-sensing adenylate cyclase Rv1264. International Journal of Medical Microbiology, 296(8):563-566.

McCallum, N; Karauzum, H; Getzmann, R; Bischoff, M; Majcherczyk, P; Berger-Bächi, B; Landmann, R (2006). In vivo survival of teicoplanin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and fitness cost of teicoplanin resistance. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 50(7):2352-2360.

Böttger, E C (2006). Mechanisms of mycobacterial drug resistance: implications for treatment and prevention strategies. Chemotherapie Journal, 15(2):23-28.

Seidl, Kati; Stucki, Martin; Ruegg, Martin; Goerke, Christiane; Wolz, Christiane; Harris, Llinos; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Bischoff, Markus (2006). Staphylococcus aureus CcpA affects virulence determinant production and antibiotic resistance. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 50(4):1183-1194.

Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; McCallum, Nadine (2006). State of the knowledge of bacterial resistance. Injury, 37(2 Suppl):S20-S25.

McCallum, N; Spehar, G; Bischoff, M; Berger-Bächi, B (2006). Strain dependence of the cell wall-damage induced stimulon in Staphylococcus aureus. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1760(10):1475-1481.

Böttger, E C (2006). The ribosome as a drug target. Trends in Biotechnology, 24(4):145-147.

Böttger, E C; Pletschette, M; Andersson, D (2005). Drug resistance and fitness in mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 191(5):823-824.

Guo, Y L; Kurz, U; Schultz, A; Linder, J U; Dittrich, D; Keller, C; Ehlers, S; Sander, P; Schultz, J E (2005). Interaction of Rv1625c, a mycobacterial class IIIa adenylyl cyclase, with a mammalian congener. Molecular Microbiology, 57(3):667-677.

Senn, Maria Magdalena; Giachino, Philipp; Homerova, Dagmar; Steinhuber, Andrea; Strassner, Jochen; Kormanec, Jan; Flückiger, Ursula; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Bischoff, Markus (2005). Molecular analysis and organization of the sigmaB operon in Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Bacteriology, 187(23):8006-8019.

Qi, Wei; Ender, Miriam; O'Brien, Frances; Imhof, Alexander; Ruef, Christian; McCallum, Nadine; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2005). Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Zurich, Switzerland (2003): prevalence of type IV SCCmec and a new SCCmec element associated with isolates from intravenous drug users. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 43(10):5164-5170.

Zinkernagel, A S; Speck, R F; Ruef, C; Zingg, W; Berger-Bachi, B; Springer, B (2005). Rapidly destructive staphylococcus epidermidis endocarditis. Infection, 33(3):148-150.

Goerke, Christiane; Fluckiger, Ursula; Steinhuber, Andrea; Bisanzio, Vittoria; Ulrich, Martina; Bischoff, Markus; Patti, Joseph M; Wolz, Christiane (2005). Role of Staphylococcus aureus global regulators sae and sigmaB in virulence gene expression during device-related infection. Infection and Immunity, 73(6):3415-3421.

Entenza, Jose-Manuel; Moreillon, Philippe; Senn, Maria Magdalena; Kormanec, Jan; Dunman, Paul M; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Projan, Steven; Bischoff, Markus (2005). Role of sigmaB in the expression of Staphylococcus aureus cell wall adhesins ClfA and FnbA and contribution to infectivity in a rat model of experimental endocarditis. Infection and Immunity, 73(2):990-998.

Chatterjee, Indranil; Becker, Petra; Grundmeier, Matthias; Bischoff, Markus; Somerville, Greg A; Peters, Georg; Sinha, Bhanu; Harraghy, Niamh; Proctor, Richard A; Herrmann, Mathias (2005). Staphylococcus aureus ClpC is required for stress resistance, aconitase activity, growth recovery, and death. Journal of Bacteriology, 187(13):4488-4496.

Dumoulin, Alexis; Grauschopf, Ulla; Bischoff, Markus; Thöny-Meyer, Linda; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2005). Staphylococcus aureus DsbA is a membrane-bound lipoprotein with thiol-disulfide oxidoreductase activity. Archives of Microbiology, 184(2):117-128.

Senn, Maria M; Bischoff, Markus; von Eiff, Christof; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2005). sigmaB activity in a Staphylococcus aureus hemB mutant. Journal of Bacteriology, 187(21):7397-7406.

Springer, B; Sander, P; Sedlacek, L; Hardt, W D; Mizrahi, V; Schärer, P; Böttger, E C (2004). Lack of mismatch correction facilitates genome evolution in mycobacteria. Molecular Microbiology, 53(6):1601-1609.

Ender, Miriam; McCallum, Nadine; Adhikari, Rajan; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2004). Fitness cost of SCCmec and methicillin resistance levels in Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 48(6):2295-2297.

Schneider, Tanja; Senn, Maria Magdalena; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Tossi, Alessandro; Sahl, Hans-Georg; Wiedemann, Imke (2004). In vitro assembly of a complete, pentaglycine interpeptide bridge containing cell wall precursor (lipid II-Gly5) of Staphylococcus aureus. Molecular Microbiology, 53(2):675-685.

Sander, P; Rezwan, M; Walker, B; Rampini, S K; Kroppenstedt, R M; Ehlers, S; Keller, C; Keeble, J R; Hagemeier, M; Colston, M J; Springer, B; Böttger, E C (2004). Lipoprotein processing is required for virulence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Molecular Microbiology, 52(6):1543-1552.

Bischoff, Markus; Dunman, Paul; Kormanec, Jan; Macapagal, Daphne; Murphy, Ellen; Mounts, William; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Projan, Steven (2004). Microarray-based analysis of the Staphylococcus aureus sigmaB regulon. Journal of Bacteriology, 186(13):4085-4099.

Homerova, Dagmar; Bischoff, Markus; Dumolin, Alexis; Kormanec, Jan (2004). Optimization of a two-plasmid system for the identification of promoters recognized by RNA polymerase containing Staphylococcus aureus alternative sigma factor sigmaB. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 232(2):173-179.

Nishi, Hiromi; Komatsuzawa, Hitoshi; Fujiwara, Tamaki; McCallum, Nadine; Sugai, Motoyuki (2004). Reduced content of lysyl-phosphatidylglycerol in the cytoplasmic membrane affects susceptibility to moenomycin, as well as vancomycin, gentamicin, and antimicrobial peptides, in Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 48(12):4800-4807.

McCallum, Nadine; Bischoff, Markus; Maki, Hideki; Wada, Akihito; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2004). TcaR, a putative MarR-like regulator of sarS expression. Journal of Bacteriology, 186(10):2966-2972.

Komatsuzawa, Hitoshi; Fujiwara, Tamaki; Nishi, Hiromi; Yamada, Sakuo; Ohara, Masaru; McCallum, Nadine; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Sugai, Motoyuki (2004). The gate controlling cell wall synthesis in Staphylococcus aureus. Molecular Microbiology, 53(4):1221-31.

Rice, Kelly C; Patton, Toni; Yang, Soo-Jin; Dumoulin, Alexis; Bischoff, Markus; Bayles, Kenneth W (2004). Transcription of the Staphylococcus aureus cid and lrg murein hydrolase regulators is affected by sigma factor B. Journal of Bacteriology, 186(10):3029-3037.

Adhikari, Rajan P; Scales, Georgina C; Kobayashi, Kere; Smith, John M B; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Cook, Gregory M (2004). Vancomycin-induced deletion of the methicillin resistance gene mecA in Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 54(2):360-363.

Maki, Hideki; McCallum, Nadine; Bischoff, Markus; Wada, Akihito; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2004). tcaA inactivation increases glycopeptide resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 48(6):1953-1959.

Sander, P; Böttger, E C; Springer, B; Steinmann, B; Rezwan, M; Stavropoulos, E; Colston, M J (2003). A recA deletion mutant of Mycobacterium bovis BCG confers protection equivalent to that of wild-type BCG but shows increased genetic stability. Vaccine, 21(27-30):4124-4127.

Rohrer, Susanne; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2003). Application of a bacterial two-hybrid system for the analysis of protein-protein interactions between FemABX family proteins. Microbiology, 149(10):2733-2738.

Durbach, S I; Springer, B; Machowski, E E; North, R J; Papavinasasundaram, K G; Colston, M J; Böttger, E C; Mizrahi, V (2003). DNA alkylation damage as a sensor of nitrosative stress in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Infection and Immunity, 71(2):997-1000.

Rohrer, S; Berger-Bächi, B (2003). FemABX peptidyl transferases: a link between branched-chain cell wall peptide formation and beta-lactam resistance in gram-positive cocci. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 47(3):837-846.

Rohrer, S; Bischoff, M; Rossi, J; Berger-Bächi, B (2003). Mechanisms of methicillin resistance. In: Fluit, A; Schmitz, F. MRSA: Current perspectives. Trowbridge, UK: Cromwell Press Ltd., 31-53.

Rossi, Jutta; Bischoff, Markus; Wada, Akihito; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2003). MsrR, a putative cell envelope-associated element involved in Staphylococcus aureus sarA attenuation. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 47(8):2558-2564.

Rand, L; Hinds, J; Springer, B; Sander, P; Buxton, R S; Davis, E O (2003). The majority of inducible DNA repair genes in Mycobacterium tuberculosis are induced independently of RecA. Molecular Microbiology, 50(3):1031-1042.

Nair, Sean P; Bischoff, Markus; Senn, Maria M; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2003). The sigma B regulon influences internalization of Staphylococcus aureus by osteoblasts. Infection and Immunity, 71(7):4167-4170.

Rohrer, Susanne; Maki, Hideki; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2003). What makes resistance to methicillin heterogeneous? Journal of Medical Microbiology, 52(8):605-607.

Davis, E O; Springer, B; Gopaul, K K; Papavinasasundaram, K G; Sander, P; Böttger, E C (2002). DNA damage induction of recA in Mycobacterium tuberculosis independently of RecA and LexA. Molecular Microbiology, 46(3):791-800.

Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Rohrer, Susanne (2002). Factors influencing methicillin resistance in staphylococci. Archives of Microbiology, 178(3):165-171.

Sander, P; Springer, B; Prammananan, T; Sturmfels, A; Kappler, M; Pletschette, M; Böttger, E C (2002). Fitness cost of chromosomal drug resistance-conferring mutations. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 46(5):1204-1211.

Bange, F-C; Böttger, E C (2002). Improved decontamination method for recovering mycobacteria from patients with cystic fibrosis. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 21(7):546-548.

Master, S S; Springer, B; Sander, P; Boettger, E C; Deretic, V; Timmins, G S (2002). Oxidative stress response genes in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: role of ahpC in resistance to peroxynitrite and stage-specific survival in macrophages. Microbiology, 148(Pt 10):3139-3144.

Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2002). Resistance mechanisms of gram-positive bacteria. International Journal of Medical Microbiology, 292(1):27-35.

Sander, P; Belova, L; Kidan, Y G; Pfister, P; Mankin, A S; Böttger, E C (2002). Ribosomal and non-ribosomal resistance to oxazolidinones: species-specific idiosyncrasy of ribosomal alterations. Molecular Microbiology, 46(5):1295-1304.

Raynaud, C; Papavinasasundaram, K G; Speight, R A; Springer, B; Sander, P; Böttger, E C; Colston, M J; Draper, P (2002). The functions of OmpATb, a pore-forming protein of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Molecular Microbiology, 46(1):191-201.

Zbinden, R; Ritzler, M; Ritzler, E; Berger-Bächi, B (2001). Detection of penicillin-binding protein 2a by rapid slide latex agglutination test in coagulase-negative staphylococci. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 39(1):412.

Böttger, E C (2001). Drug-resistant tuberculosis. Lancet, 357(9264):1288-1289.

Rohrer, S; Tschierske, M; Zbinden, R; Berger-Bächi, B (2001). Improved methods for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 20(4):267-270.

Vaudaux, P; Francois, P; Berger-Bächi, B; Lew, D P (2001). In vivo emergence of subpopulations expressing teicoplanin or vancomycin resistance phenotypes in a glycopeptide-susceptible, methicillin-resistant strain of Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 47(2):163-170.

Bischoff, M; Entenza, J M; Giachino, P (2001). Influence of a functional sigB operon on the global regulators sar and agr in Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Bacteriology, 183(17):5171-5179.

Springer, B; Sander, P; Sedlacek, L; Ellrott, K; Böttger, E C (2001). Instability and site-specific excision of integration-proficient mycobacteriophage L5 plasmids: development of stably maintained integrative vectors. International Journal of Medical Microbiology, 290(8):669-675.

Bischoff, M; Roos, M; Putnik, J; Wada, A; Glanzmann, P; Giachino, P; Vaudaux, P; Berger-Bächi, B (2001). Involvement of multiple genetic loci in Staphylococcus aureus teicoplanin resistance. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 194(1):77-82.

Bange, F C; Brown, B A; Smaczny, C; Wallace Jr, R J; Böttger, E C (2001). Lack of transmission of mycobacterium abscessus among patients with cystic fibrosis attending a single clinic. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 32(11):1648-1650.

Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2001). Mechanismen der Antibiotika-Resistenzbildung in Bakterien. Mitteilungen aus Lebensmitteluntersuchung und Hygiene, 92(1):3-9.

Springer, B; Kidan, Y G; Prammananan, T; Ellrott, K; Böttger, E C; Sander, P (2001). Mechanisms of streptomycin resistance: selection of mutations in the 16S rRNA gene conferring resistance. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 45(10):2877-2884.

Sander, P; Papavinasasundaram, K G; Dick, T; Stavropoulos, E; Ellrott, K; Springer, B; Colston, M J; Böttger, E C (2001). Mycobacterium bovis BCG recA deletion mutant shows increased susceptibility to DNA-damaging agents but wild-type survival in a mouse infection model. Infection and Immunity, 69(6):3562-3568.

Wilson, R W; Steingrube, V A; Böttger, E C; Springer, B; Brown-Elliott, B A; Vincent, V; Jost, K C; Zhang, Y; Garcia, M J; Chiu, S H; Onyi, G O; Rossmoore, H; Nash, D R; Wallace, R J (2001). Mycobacterium immunogenum sp. nov., a novel species related to mycobacterium abscessus and associated with clinical disease, pseudo-outbreaks and contaminated metalworking fluids: an international cooperative study on mycobacterial taxonomy. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 51(Pt 5):1751-1764.

Giachino, P; Engelmann, S; Bischoff, M (2001). Sigma(B) activity depends on RsbU in Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Bacteriology, 183(6):1843-1852.

Springer, B; Master, S; Sander, P; Zahrt, T; McFalone, M; Song, J; Papavinasasundaram, K G; Colston, M J; Boettger, E; Deretic, V (2001). Silencing of oxidative stress response in mycobacterium tuberculosis: expression patterns of ahpC in virulent and avirulent strains and effect of ahpC inactivation. Infection and Immunity, 69(10):5967-5973.

Bischoff, M; Berger-Bächi, B (2001). Teicoplanin stress-selected mutations increasing sigma(B) activity in Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 45(6):1714-1720.

Schrader-Fischer, G; Berger-Bächi, B (2001). The AbcA transporter of Staphylococcus aureus affects cell autolysis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 45(2):407-412.

Xiong, L; Polacek, N; Sander, P; Böttger, E C; Mankin, A (2001). pKa of adenine 2451 in the ribosomal peptidyl transferase center remains elusive. RNA, 7(10):1365-1369.

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Brandenberger, M; Tschierske, M; Giachino, P; Wada, A; Berger-Bächi, B (2000). Inactivation of a novel three-cistronic operon tcaR-tcaA-tcaB increases teicoplanin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - General Subjects, 1523(2-3):135-139.

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Komatsuzawa, H; Ohta, K; Sugai, M; Fujiwara, T; Glanzmann, P; Berger-Bächi, B; Suginaka, H (2000). Tn551-mediated insertional inactivation of the fmtB gene encoding a cell wall-associated protein abolishes methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 45(4):421-431.

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