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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.

Bauerfeind, Rolf; von Graevenitz, Alexander; Kimmig, Peter; Schiefer, Hans Gerd; Schwarz, Tino; Slenczka, Werner; Zahner, Horst (2016). Zoonoses: infectious diseases transmissible from animals to humans. Washington DC USA: ASM Press.

Fulchini, Rosamaria; Bloemberg, Guido; Boggian, Katia (2013). Bacillary angiomatosis and bacteremia due to bartonella quintana in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Case Reports in Infectious Diseases, 2013:694765.

Tokuda, H; Sander, P; Lee, B; Okuda, S; Grau, T; Tschumi, A; Brülle, J K; Kurokawa, K; Nakayama, H (2013). Bacterial lipoproteins: biogenesis, virulence/pathogenicity and trafficking. In: Remaut, H; Fronzes, R. Bacterial membranes : Structural and molecular biology. s.n.: Horizon Scientific Press, Ch. 4.

Zbinden, A C; Keller, P M; Bloemberg, G V (2011). Rapid molecular detection of tuberculosis. New England Journal of Medicine, 364(2):183.

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.

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.

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Poirel, Laurent; Vuillemin, Xavier; Juhas, Mario; Masseron, Amandine; Bechtel-Grosch, Ursina; Tiziani, Simon; Mancini, Stefano; Nordmann, Patrice (2020). KPC-50 confers resistance to ceftazidime-avibactam associated with reduced carbapenemase activity. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 64(8):Epub ahead of print.

Böttger, Erik C; Crich, David (2020). Aminoglycosides: Time for the Resurrection of a Neglected Class of Antibacterials? ACS Infectious Diseases, 6(2):168-172.

Hasse, Barbara; Hannan, Margaret M; Keller, Peter M; Maurer, Florian P; Sommerstein, Rami; Mertz, Dominik; et al; Bettex, Dominique; Schreiber, Peter W; Zweifel, Sandrine A; Sander, P; Schulthess, B (2020). International Society of Cardiovascular Infectious Diseases Guidelines for the Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Disseminated Mycobacterium chimaera Infection Following Cardiac Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass. Journal of Hospital Infection, 104(2):214-235.

Quirke, Jonathan C K; Rajasekaran, Parasuraman; Sarpe, Vikram A; Sonousi, Amr; Osinnii, Ivan; Gysin, Marina; Haldimann, Klara; Fang, Qiao-Jun; Shcherbakov, Dimitri; Hobbie, Sven N; Sha, Su-Hua; Schacht, Jochen; Vasella, Andrea; Böttger, Erik C; Crich, David (2020). Apralogs: Apramycin 5-O-Glycosides and Ethers with Improved Antibacterial Activity and Ribosomal Selectivity and Reduced Susceptibility to the Aminoacyltranserferase (3)-IV Resistance Determinant. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 142(1):530-544.

Klingauf-Nerurkar, Purnima; Gillet, Ludovic C; Portugal-Calisto, Daniela; Oborská-Oplová, Michaela; Jäger, Martin; Schubert, Olga T; Pisano, Agnese; Peña, Cohue; Rao, Sanjana; Altvater, Martin; Chang, Yiming; Aebersold, Ruedi; Panse, Vikram G (2020). The GTPase Nog1 co-ordinates the assembly, maturation and quality control of distant ribosomal functional centers. eLife, 9:e52474.

Wolfensberger, Aline; Kuster, Stefan P; Marchesi, Martina; Zbinden, Reinhard; Hombach, Michael (2019). The effect of varying multidrug-resistence (MDR) definitions on rates of MDR gram-negative rods. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 8:193.

Personnic, Nicolas; Striednig, Bianca; Lezan, Emmanuelle; Manske, Christian; Welin, Amanda; Schmidt, Alexander; Hilbi, Hubert (2019). Quorum sensing modulates the formation of virulent Legionella persisters within infected cells. Nature Communications, 10(1):5216.

Salcher, Michaela M; Schaefle, Daniel; Kaspar, Melissa; Neuenschwander, Stefan M; Ghai, Rohit (2019). Evolution in action: habitat transition from sediment to the pelagial leads to genome streamlining in Methylophilaceae. The ISME journal, 13(11):2764-2777.

Mancini, Stefano; Keller, Peter M; Greiner, Michael; Bruderer, Vera; Imkamp, Frank (2019). Detection of NDM-19, a novel variant of the New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase with increased carbapenemase activity under zinc-limited conditions, in Switzerland. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 95(3):114851.

Dal Molin, Michael; Selchow, Petra; Schäfle, Daniel; Tschumi, Andreas; Ryckmans, Thomas; Laage-Witt, Stephan; Sander, Peter (2019). Identification of novel scaffolds targeting Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Journal of Molecular Medicine, 97(11):1601-1613.

Shcherbakov, Dmitri; Teo, Youjin; Boukari, Heithem; Cortes-Sanchon, Adrian; Mantovani, Matilde; Osinnii, Ivan; Moore, James; Juskeviciene, Reda; Brilkova, Margarita; Duscha, Stefan; Kumar, Harshitha Santhosh; Laczko, Endre; Rehrauer, Hubert; Westhof, Eric; Akbergenov, Rashid; Böttger, Erik C (2019). Ribosomal mistranslation leads to silencing of the unfolded protein response and increased mitochondrial biogenesis. Communications Biology, 2:381.

Sati, Girish C; Sarpe, Vikram A; Furukawa, Takayuki; Mondal, Sujit; Mantovani, Matilde; Hobbie, Sven N; Vasella, Andrea; Böttger, Erik C; Crich, David (2019). Modification at the 2'-Position of the 4,5-Series of 2-Deoxystreptamine Aminoglycoside Antibiotics To Resist Aminoglycoside Modifying Enzymes and Increase Ribosomal Target Selectivity. ACS Infectious Diseases, 5(10):1718-1730.

Wagner, Karoline; Preiswerk, Benjamin; Keller, Peter M; Schulthess, Bettina (2019). Defining threshold values in microscopic examination and qPCR for optimal performance of line probe assays for resistance detection in Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 95(2):159-161.

Hilbi, Hubert; Kortholt, Arjan (2019). Role of the small GTPase Rap1 in signal transduction, cell dynamics and bacterial infection. Small GTPases, 10(5):336-342.

Pop, Roxana; Estermann, Lea; Schulthess, Bettina; Eberhard, Nadia (2019). Deep infection with Mycobacterium marinum : successful treatment of a frequently misdiagnosed disease. BMJ Case Reports, 12(8):e229663.

Mancini, Stefano; Marchesi, Martina; Imkamp, Frank; Wagner, Karoline; Keller, Peter M; Quiblier, Chantal; Bodendoerfer, Elias; Courvalin, Patrice; Böttger, Erik C (2019). Population-based inference of aminoglycoside resistance mechanisms in Escherichia coli. EBioMedicine, 46:184-192.

Imkamp, Frank; Lauener, Francis N; Pohl, Daniel; Lehours, Philippe; Vale, Filipa F; Jehanne, Quentin; Zbinden, Reinhard; Keller, Peter M; Wagner, Karoline (2019). Rapid Characterization of Virulence Determinants in Helicobacter pylori Isolated from Non-Atrophic Gastritis Patients by Next-Generation Sequencing. Journal of clinical medicine, 8(7):1030.

Kaur, Hundeep; Hartmann, Jean-Baptiste; Jakob, Roman P; Zahn, Michael; Zimmermann, Iwan; Maier, Timm; Seeger, Markus A; Hiller, Sebastian (2019). Identification of conformation-selective nanobodies against the membrane protein insertase BamA by an integrated structural biology approach. Journal of Biomolecular NMR, 73(6-7):375-384.

Koliwer-Brandl, Hendrik; Knobloch, Paulina; Barisch, Caroline; Welin, Amanda; Hanna, Nabil; Soldati, Thierry; Hilbi, Hubert (2019). Distinct Mycobacterium marinum phosphatases determine pathogen vacuole phosphoinositide pattern, phagosome maturation, and escape to the cytosol. Cellular Microbiology, 21(6):e13008.

Drennan, Amanda C; Krishna, Shivaani; Seeger, Mark A; Andreas, Michael P; Gardner, Jennifer M; Sether, Emily K R; Jaspersen, Sue L; Rayment, Ivan (2019). Structure and function of Spc42 coiled-coils in yeast centrosome assembly and duplication. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 30(12):1505-1522.

Sonousi, Amr; Shcherbakov, Dimitri; Vasella, Andrea; Böttger, Erik C; Crich, David (2019). Synthesis, ribosomal selectivity, and antibacterial activity of netilmicin 4'-derivatives. MedChemComm, 10(6):946-950.

Arnold, Isabelle C; Zhang, Xiaozhou; Artola-Boran, Mariela; Fallegger, Angela; Sander, Peter; Johansen, Pål; Müller, Anne (2019). BATF3-dependent dendritic cells drive both effector and regulatory T-cell responses in bacterially infected tissues. PLoS Pathogens, 15(6):e1007866.

Egloff, Pascal; Zimmermann, Iwan; Arnold, Fabian M; Hutter, Cedric A J; Morger, Damien; Opitz, Lennart; Poveda, Lucy; Keserue, Hans-Anton; Panse, Christian; Roschitzki, Bernd; Seeger, Markus A (2019). Engineered peptide barcodes for in-depth analyses of binding protein libraries. Nature Methods, 16(5):421-428.

Hohl, Michael; Remm, Sille; Eskandarian, Haig A; Dal Molin, Michael; Arnold, Fabian M; Hürlimann, Lea M; Krügel, Andri; Fantner, Georg E; Sander, Peter; Seeger, Markus A (2019). Increased drug permeability of a stiffened mycobacterial outer membrane in cells lacking MFS transporter Rv1410 and lipoprotein LprG. Molecular Microbiology, 111(5):1263-1282.

Hutter, Cedric A J; Timachi, M Hadi; Hürlimann, Lea M; Zimmermann, Iwan; Egloff, Pascal; Göddeke, Hendrik; Kucher, Svetlana; Štefanić, Saša; Karttunen, Mikko; Schäfer, Lars V; Bordignon, Enrica; Seeger, Markus A (2019). The extracellular gate shapes the energy profile of an ABC exporter. Nature Communications, 10(1):2260.

Wagner, Karoline; Mancini, Stefano; Ritter, Claudia; Böttger, Erik C; Keller, Peter M (2019). Evaluation of the AID AmpC line probe assay for molecular detection of AmpC-producing Enterobacterales. Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance, 19:8-13.

Strumillo, Marta J; Oplová, Michaela; Viéitez, Cristina; Ochoa, David; Shahraz, Mohammed; Busby, Bede P; Sopko, Richelle; Studer, Romain A; Perrimon, Norbert; Panse, Vikram G; Beltrao, Pedro (2019). Conserved phosphorylation hotspots in eukaryotic protein domain families. Nature Communications, 10(1):1977.

Wagner, K; Springer, B; Pires, V P; Keller, P M (2019). High-throughput screening of bacterial pathogens in clinical specimens using 16S rDNA qPCR and fragment analysis. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 93(4):287-292.

Juhas, Mario; Widlake, Emma; Teo, Jeanette; Huseby, Douglas L; Tyrrell, Jonathan M; Polikanov, Yury S; Ercan, Onur; Petersson, Anna; Cao, Sha; Aboklaish, Ali F; Rominski, Anna; Crich, David; Böttger, Erik C; Walsh, Timothy R; Hughes, Diarmaid; Hobbie, Sven N (2019). In vitro activity of apramycin against multidrug-, carbapenem- and aminoglycoside-resistant Enterobacteriaceae and Acinetobacter baumannii. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 74(4):944-952.

Sarpe, Vikram A; Pirrone, Michael G; Haldimann, Klara; Hobbie, Sven N; Vasella, Andrea; Crich, David (2019). Synthesis of saccharocin from apramycin and evaluation of its ribosomal selectivity. MedChemComm, 10(4):554-558.

Matsushita, Takahiko; Sati, Girish C; Kondasinghe, Nuwan; Pirrone, Michael G; Kato, Takayuki; Waduge, Prabuddha; Kumar, Harshitha Santhosh; Sanchon, Adrian Cortes; Dobosz-Bartoszek, Malgorzata; Shcherbakov, Dimitri; Juhas, Mario; Hobbie, Sven N; Schrepfer, Thomas; Chow, Christine S; Polikanov, Yury S; Schacht, Jochen; Vasella, Andrea; Böttger, Erik C; Crich, David (2019). Design, Multigram Synthesis, and in Vitro and in Vivo Evaluation of Propylamycin: A Semisynthetic 4,5-Deoxystreptamine Class Aminoglycoside for the Treatment of Drug-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae and Other Gram-Negative Pathogens. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 141(12):5051-5061.

Dengler Haunreiter, Vanina; Boumasmoud, Mathilde; Häffner, Nicola; Wipfli, Dennis; Leimer, Nadja; Rachmühl, Carole; Kühnert, Denise; Achermann, Yvonne; Zbinden, Reinhard; Benussi, Stefano; Vulin, Clement; Zinkernagel, Annelies S (2019). In-host evolution of Staphylococcus epidermidis in a pacemaker-associated endocarditis resulting in increased antibiotic tolerance. Nature Communications, 10(1):1149.

Bräuer, Philipp; Parker, Joanne L; Gerondopoulos, Andreas; Zimmermann, Iwan; Seeger, Markus A; Barr, Francis A; Newstead, Simon (2019). Structural basis for pH-dependent retrieval of ER proteins from the Golgi by the KDEL receptor. Science, 363(6431):1103-1107.

Zürcher, Kathrin; Ballif, Marie; Fenner, Lukas; Borrell, Sonia; Keller, Peter M; Gnokoro, Joachim; Marcy, Olivier; Yotebieng, Marcel; Diero, Lameck; Carter, E Jane; Rockwood, Neesha; Wilkinson, Robert J; Cox, Helen; Ezati, Nicholas; Abimiku, Alash'le G; Collantes, Jimena; Avihingsanon, Anchalee; Kawkitinarong, Kamon; Reinhard, Miriam; Hömke, Rico; Huebner, Robin; Gagneux, Sebastien; Böttger, Erik C; et al (2019). Drug susceptibility testing and mortality in patients treated for tuberculosis in high-burden countries: a multicentre cohort study. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 19(3):298-307.

Hochstrasser, Ramon; Kessler, Aline; Sahr, Tobias; Simon, Sylvia; Schell, Ursula; Gomez-Valero, Laura; Buchrieser, Carmen; Hilbi, Hubert (2019). The pleotropic Legionella transcription factor LvbR links the Lqs and c-di-GMP regulatory networks to control biofilm architecture and virulence. Environmental Microbiology, 21(3):1035-1053.

Wagner, K; Imkamp, F; Pires, V P; Keller, P M (2019). Evaluation of Lightmix Mycoplasma macrolide assay for detection of macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae in pneumonia patients. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 25(3):383.e5-383.e7.

Buckley, Catherine M; Heath, Victoria L; Guého, Aurélie; Bosmani, Cristina; Knobloch, Paulina; Sikakana, Phumzile; Personnic, Nicolas; Dove, Stephen K; Michell, Robert H; Meier, Roger; Hilbi, Hubert; Soldati, Thierry; Insall, Robert H; King, Jason S (2019). PIKfyve/Fab1 is required for efficient V-ATPase and hydrolase delivery to phagosomes, phagosomal killing, and restriction of Legionella infection. PLoS Pathogens, 15(2):e1007551.

Gygli, Sebastian M; Keller, Peter M; Ballif, Marie; Blöchliger, Nicolas; Hömke, Rico; Reinhard, Miriam; Loiseau, Chloé; Ritter, Claudia; Sander, Peter; Borrell, Sonia; Loo, Jimena Collantes; Avihingsanon, Anchalee; Gnokoro, Joachim; Yotebieng, Marcel; Egger, Matthias; Gagneux, Sebastien; Böttger, Erik C (2019). Whole genome sequencing for drug resistance profile prediction in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 63(4):e02175-18.

Panasenko, Olesya O; Somasekharan, Syam Prakash; Villanyi, Zoltan; Zagatti, Marina; Bezrukov, Fedor; Rashpa, Ravish; Cornut, Julien; Iqbal, Jawad; Longis, Marion; Carl, Sarah H; Peña, Cohue; Panse, Vikram G; Collart, Martine A (2019). Co-translational assembly of proteasome subunits in NOT1-containing assemblysomes. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, 26(2):110-120.

Lauener, Francis N; Imkamp, Frank; Lehours, Philippe; Buissonnière, Alice; Benejat, Lucie; Zbinden, Reinhard; Keller, Peter M; Wagner, Karoline (2019). Genetic Determinants and Prediction of Antibiotic Resistance Phenotypes in Helicobacter pylori. Journal of clinical medicine, 8:53.

Vukovic, S; Anagnostopoulos, A; Zbinden, R; Schönenberger, L; Guillod, C; French, L E; Navarini, A; Roider, E (2019). Schmerzhafte Lymphadenopathie nach Insektenstich – ein Fallbericht. Der Hautarzt, 70(1):47-50.

Zbinden, Reinhard (2019). Aggregatibacter Capnocytophaga, Eikenella, Kingella Pasteurella, and other fastidious or rarely encountered Gram-negative rods. In: Carroll, K C; et al. Manual of Clinical Microbiology, Twelfth Edition. Washington DC: ASM Press, 656-669.

Hochstrasser, R; Hilbi, H (2019). Migration of Acanthamoeba castellanii through Legionella Biofilms. In: Buchrieser, C; Hilbi, H. Legionella : Methods and Protocols (Second Edition). New York: Springer, 79-89.

Steiner, B; Swart, L; Hilbi, H (2019). Perturbation of Legionella infection by RNA interference. In: Buchrieser, C; Hilbi, H. Legionella : Methods and Protocols (Second Edition). New York: Springer, 221-238.

Buchrieser, C; Hilbi, H (2019). Preface. In: Buchrieser, C; Hilbi, H. Legionella : Methods and Protocols (Second Edition). New York: Springer, v-xviii.

Welin, A; Weber, S; Hilbi, H (2019). Quantitative imaging flow cytometry of Legionella-containing vacuoles in dually fluorescence-labelled Dictyostelium. In: Buchrieser, C; Hilbi, H. Legionella : Methods and Protocols (Second Edition). New York: Springer, 161-177.

Personnic, Nicolas; Striednig, Bianca; Hilbi, Hubert (2019). Single cell analysis of Legionella and Legionella-infected Acanthamoeba by agarose embedment. In: Buchrieser, C; Hilbi, H. Legionella : Methods and Protocols (Second Edition). New York: Springer, 191-204.

Patcas, R; Zbinden, R; Schätzle, M; Schmidlin, P R; Zehnder, M (2018). Whisky, microwave or hairdryer? Exploring the most efficient way to reduce bacterial colonisation on contaminated toothbrushes. British Dental Journal, 225(11):1007-1010.

Weber, Stephen; Steiner, Bernhard; Welin, Amanda; Hilbi, Hubert (2018). Legionella-Containing Vacuoles Capture PtdIns(4)-Rich Vesicles Derived from the Golgi Apparatus. mBio, 9(6):pii: e02420-18.

Egli, Adrian; Blanc, Dominique S; Greub, Gilbert; Keller, Peter M; Lazarevic, Vladimir; Lebrand, Aitana; Leib, Stephen; Neher, Richard A; Perreten, Vincent; Ramette, Alban; Schrenzel, Jacques; Stephan, Roger; Wagner, Karolin; Wuethrich, Daniel; Xenarios, Ioannis (2018). Improving the quality and workflow of bacterial genome sequencing and analysis: paving the way for a Switzerland-wide molecular epidemiological surveillance platform. Swiss Medical Weekly, 148:w14693.

Böni, Laura; Kuster, Stefan P; Bartik, Bianka; Zbinden, Reinhard; Zingg, Patrick O; Achermann, Yvonne (2018). Association of Cutibacterium avidum Colonization in the Groin With Obesity: A Potential Risk Factor for Hip Periprosthetic Joint Infection. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 67(12):1878-1882.

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

Plate, Andreas; Stadler, Laura; Sutter, Reto; Anagnostopoulos, Alexia; Frustaci, Dario; Zbinden, Reinhard; Fucentese, Sandro F; Zinkernagel, Annelies S; Zingg, Patrick O; Achermann, Yvonne (2018). Inflammatory disorders mimicking periprosthetic joint infections may result in false positive α-defensin. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 24(11):1212.e1-1212.e6.

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.

Kalt, Fabian; Schulthess, Bettina; Sidler, Fabian; Herren, Sebastian; Fucentese, Sandro F; Zingg, Patrick O; Berli, Martin; Zinkernagel, Annelies S; Zbinden, Reinhard; Achermann, Yvonne (2018). Corynebacterium species rarely cause orthopedic infections. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 56(12):e01200-18.

Hartmann, Jessica; Münch, Robert C; Freiling, Ruth-Therese; Schneider, Irene C; Dreier, Birgit; Samukange, Washington; Koch, Joachim; Seeger, Markus A; Plückthun, Andreas; Buchholz, Christian J (2018). A Library-Based Screening Strategy for the Identification of DARPins as Ligands for Receptor-Targeted AAV and Lentiviral Vectors. Molecular Therapy - Methods & Clinical Development, 10:128-143.

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.

Affolter, Kristina; Schumann, Desiree M; Tamm, Michael; Jahn, Kathleen; Siebeneichler, Aline; Junker, Lilian; Wagner, Karoline; Keller, Peter M; Frei, Reno; Stolz, Daiana (2018). Multiplex PCR on the Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid of Immunocompromised Patients. Chest, 154(3):722-725.

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.

Hongler, J; Musaazi, J; Ledergerber, B; Eberhard, N; Sekaggya-Wiltshire, C; Keller, P M; Fehr, J; Castelnuovo, B (2018). Comparison of Löwenstein-Jensen and BACTEC MGIT 960 culture for Mycobacterium tuberculosis in people living with HIV. HIV Medicine, 19(9):654-661.

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.

Kuehl, Richard; Banderet, Florian; Egli, Adrian; Keller, Peter M; Frei, Reno; Döbele, Thomas; Eckstein, Friedrich; Widmer, Andreas F (2018). Different Types of Heater-Cooler Units and Their Risk of Transmission of Mycobacterium chimaera During Open-Heart Surgery: Clues From Device Design. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 39(7):834-840.

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

Murra, May; Lützen, Lisbeth; Barut, Aynur; Zbinden, Reinhard; Lund, Marianne; Villesen, Palle; Nørskov-Lauritsen, Niels (2018). Whole-Genome Sequencing of Aggregatibacter Species Isolated from Human Clinical Specimens and Description of Aggregatibacter kilianii sp. nov. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 56(7):pii: e00053.

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.

Gerber, Lukas; Gaspert, Ariana; Braghetti, Antonio; Zwahlen, Hugo; Wüthrich, Rudolf; Zbinden, Reinhard; Mueller, Nicolas; Fehr, Thomas (2018). Ureaplasma and Mycoplasma in kidney allograft recipients-A case series and review of the literature. Transplant Infectious Disease:e12937.

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.

Zweifel, Sandrine A; Keller, Peter M; Hasse, Barbara; Barthelmes, Daniel; Böni, Christian (2018). Reply. Ophthalmology, 125(5):e33-e34.

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.

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Akbergenov, R; Shcherbakov, D; Matt, T; Duscha, S; Meyer, Martin; Wilson, D N; Böttger, E C (2011). Molecular basis for the selectivity of antituberculosis compounds capreomycin and viomycin. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 55(10):4712-4717.

McCallum, N; Stutzmann Meier, P; Heusser, R; Berger-Bächi, B (2011). Mutational analyses of ORFs within the vraSR operon and their roles in the cell wall stress response of Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 55(4):1391-1402.

Sahraoui, N; Ballif, M; Zelleg, S; Yousfi, N; Ritter, C; Friedel, U; Amstutz, B; Yala, D; Boulahbal, F; Guetarni, D; Zinsstag, J; Keller, P M (2011). Mycobacterium algericum sp. nov., a novel rapidly growing species related to M. terrae complex and associated with goat lung lesions. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 61(8):1870-1874.

Tortoli, E; Böttger, E C; Fabio, A; Falsen, E; Gitti, Z; Grottola, A; Klenk, H P; Mannino, R; Mariottini, A; Messinò, M; Pecorari, M; Rumpianesi, F (2011). Mycobacterium europaeum sp. nov., a scotochromogenic species related to Mycobacterium simiae complex. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 61(7):1606-1611.

Akshay, S; Bertea, M; Hobbie, S N; Oettinghaus, B; Shcherbakov, D; Böttger, E C; Akbergenov, R (2011). Phylogenetic sequence variations in bacterial rRNA affect species-specific susceptibility to drugs targeting protein synthesis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 55(9):4096-4102.

Johansen, P; Fettelschoss, A; Amstutz, B; Selchow, P; Waeckerle-Men, Y; Keller, P; Deretic, V; Held, L; Kündig, T M; Böttger, E C; Sander, P (2011). Relief from zmp1-mediated arrest of phagosome maturation is associated with facilitated presentation and enhanced immunogenicity of mycobacterial antigens. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology : CVI, 18(6):907-913.

Rossi, F; Khanduja, J S; Bortoluzzi, A; Houghton, J; Sander, P; Güthlein, C; Davis, E O; Springer, B; Böttger, E C; Relini, A; Penco, A; Muniyappa, K; Rizzi, M (2011). The biological and structural characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis UvrA provides novel insights into its mechanism of action. Nucleic Acids Research, 39(16):7316-7328.

Böttger, E C (2011). The ins and outs of mycobacterium tuberculosis drug susceptibility testing: Themed review 'Therapeutic efficiency in the presence of resistance mechanisms: (when) to give-or not to give?'. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 17(8):1128-1134.

Schulthess, B; Bloes, D A; François, P; Girardi, M; Schrenzel, J; Bischoff, M; Berger-Bächi, B (2011). The {sigma}B-dependent yabJ-spoVG operon is involved in the regulation of extracellular nuclease, lipase, and protease expression in staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Bacteriology, 193(18):4954-4962.

Williams, A; Güthlein, C; Beresford, N; Böttger, E C; Springer, B; Davis, E O (2011). UvrD2 is essential in mycobacterium tuberculosis, but its helicase activity is not required. Journal of Bacteriology, 193(17):4487-4494.

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Flammer Anikpeh, Y; Keller, P; Bloemberg, G V; Grünenfelder, J; Zinkernagel, A (2010). Spacecraft bacterium, Paenibacillus pasadenensis, causing wound infection in humans. BMJ Case Reports:bcr.06.2010.3058.

Nicoletti, J; Kuster, S; Sulser, T; Zbinden, R; Ruef, C; Ledergerber, B; Weber, R (2010). Risk factors for urinary tract infections due to ciprofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli in a tertiary care urology department in Switzerland. Swiss Medical Weekly, (140):w13059.

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Imkamp, F; Rosenberger, T; Striebel, F; Keller, P M; Amstutz, B; Sander, P; Weber-Ban, E (2010). Deletion of dop in Mycobacterium smegmatis abolishes pupylation of protein substrates in vivo. Molecular Microbiology, 75(3):744-754.

Brülle, J K; Grau, T; Tschumi, A; Auchli, Y; Burri, R; Polsfuss, S; Keller, P M; Hunziker, P; Sander, P (2010). Cloning, expression and characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis lipoprotein LprF. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications (BBRC), 391(1):679-684.

Lucke, K; Kuster, S P; Bertea, M; Ruef, C; Bloemberg, G V (2010). A deep sternal wound infection caused by Ureaplasma urealyticum. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 59(Pt 10):1254-1256.

Joller, N; Weber, S S; Müller, A J; Spörri, R; Selchow, P; Sander, P; Hilbi, H; Oxenius, A (2010). Antibodies protect against intracellular bacteria by Fc receptor-mediated lysosomal targeting. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 107(47):20441-20446.

Peter-Getzlaff, S; Lüthy, J; Voit, A; Bloemberg, G V; Böttger, E C (2010). Detection and identification of Mycobacterium spp. in clinical specimens by combining the Roche Cobas Amplicor Mycobacterium tuberculosis assay with Mycobacterium genus detection and nucleic acid sequencing. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(11):3943-3948.

Keller, P M; Rampini, S K; Bloemberg, G V (2010). Detection of a mixed infection in a culture-negative brain abscess by broad-spectrum bacterial 16S rRNA gene PCR. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(6):2250-2252.

Shcherbakov, D; Akbergenov, R; Mattina, T; Sander, P; Andersson, D I; Böttger, E C (2010). Directed mutagenesis of Mycobacterium smegmatis 16S rRNA to reconstruct the in-vivo evolution of aminoglycoside resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Molecular Microbiology, 77(4):830-840.

Imkamp, F; Striebel, F; Sutter, M; Ozcelik, D; Zimmermann, N; Sander, P; Weber-Ban, E (2010). Dop functions as a depupylase in the prokaryotic ubiquitin-like modification pathway. EMBO Reports, 11(10):791-797.

Ciardo, D E; Burger, S; Payer, M; Lee, C; McCallum, N (2010). GeneXpert captures unstable methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus prone to rapidly losing the mecA gene. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(8):3030-3032.

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Long, K S; Munck, C; Andersen, T B M; Schaub, M A; Hobbie, S N; Böttger, E C; Vester, B (2010). Mutations in 23S rRNA at the peptidyl transferase center and their relationship to linezolid binding and cross-resistance. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 54(11):4705-4713.

Koligi, K; Mertz, D; Benz, D; Vogt, T; Bloemberg, G V; Winter, L; Tyndall, A; Battegay, M; Walker, U A (2010). Oligoarthritis durch Tropheryma whipplei „Of bugs and joints“. Der Internist, 52(7):884-888.

von Graevenitz, A; Amann, R (2010). Recent advances in microbial taxonomy. Jahrbuch Leopoldina. Reihe 3, 55/2009:395-400.

Keller, P M; Rampini, S K; Büchler, A C; Eich, G; Wanner, R M; Speck, R F; Böttger, E C; Bloemberg, G V (2010). Recognition of potentially novel human disease-associated pathogens by implementation of systematic 16S rRNA gene sequencing in the diagnostic laboratory. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(9):3397-3402.

Kuster, S P; Hasse, B; Huebner, V; Bansal, V; Zbinden, R; Ruef, C; Ledergerber, B; Weber, R (2010). Risks factors for infections with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae at a tertiary care university hospital in Switzerland. Infection, 38(1):33-40.

Fehr, J S; Bloemberg, G V; Ritter, C; Hombach, M; Lüscher, T F; Weber, R; Keller, P M (2010). Septicemia caused by tick-borne bacterial pathogen Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 16(7):1127-1129.

Ciardo, D E; Lucke, K; Imhof, A; Bloemberg, G V; Böttger, E C (2010). Systematic internal transcribed spacer sequence analysis for identification of clinical mold isolates in diagnostic mycology: a 5-year study. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(8):2809-2813.

Matt, T; Akbergenov, R; Shcherbakov, D; Böttger, E C (2010). The ribosomal A-site: decoding, drug target and disease. Israel Journal of Chemistry, 50(1):60-70.

McCallum, N; Hinds, J; Ender, M; Berger-Bächi, B; Stutzmann Meier, P (2010). Transcriptional profiling of XdrA, a new regulator of spa transcription in Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Bacteriology, 192(19):5151-5164.

Tschumi, A; Nai, C; Auchli, Y; Hunziker, P; Gehrig, P; Keller, P; Grau, T; Sander, P (2009). Identification of apolipoprotein n-acyltransferase (LNT) in mycobacteria. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 284(40):27146-27156.

Berger-Bächi, B; Senn, M M; Ender, M; Seidl, K; Hübscher, J; Schulthess, B; Heusser, R; Stutzmann-Meier, P; McCallum, N (2009). Antimicrobial resistance in staphylococci - resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics. In: Corssley, K B; Jefferson, K K; Archer, G; Fowler, V G. Staphylococci in human diseases (2nd edition). UK: Blackwell, 170-192.

Böttger, E C; Springer, B (2009). Mycobacterium tuberculosis: drug resistance and genetic mechanisms - facts, artifacts and fallacies. In: Kaufmann, S H E; Walker, B. AIDS and tuberculosis: a deadly liaison. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, 103-121.

Gargis, S R; Gargis, A S; Heath, H E; Heath, L S; LeBlanc, P A; Senn, M M; Berger-Bächi, B; Simmonds, R S; Sloan, G L (2009). Zif, the zoocin A immunity factor, is a FemABX-like immunity protein with a novel mode of action. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 75(19):6205-6210.

Guggenheim, M; Zbinden, R; Handschin, A E; Gohritz, A; Altintas, M A; Giovanoli, P (2009). Changes in bacterial isolates from burn wounds and their antibiograms: a 20-year study (1986-2005). Burns, 35(4):553-560.

Ender, M; Burger, S; Sokoli, A; Zbinden, R; Berger-Bächi, B; Heusser, R; Senn, M M; McCallum, N (2009). Variability of SCCmec in the Zurich area. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 28(6):647-653.

Seidl, K; Müller, S; François, P; Kriebitzsch, C; Schrenzel, J; Engelmann, S; Bischoff, M; Berger-Bächi, B (2009). Effect of a glucose impulse on the CcpA regulon in Staphylococcus aureus. BMC Microbiology, 9:95.

Long, K S; Poehlsgaard, J; Hansen, L H; Hobbie, S N; Böttger, E C; Vester, B (2009). Single 23S rRNA mutations at the ribosomal peptidyl transferase centre confer resistance to valnemulin and other antibiotics in Mycobacterium smegmatis by perturbation of the drug binding pocket. Molecular Microbiology, 71(5):1218-1227.

Güthlein, C; Wanner, R M; Sander, P; Davis, E O; Bosshard, M; Jiricny, J; Böttger, E C; Springer, B (2009). Characterisation of the mycobacterial NER system reveals novel functions of uvrD1 helicase. Journal of Bacteriology, 191(2):555-562.

Ender, M; Berger-Bächi, B; McCallum, N (2009). A novel DNA-binding protein modulating methicillin resistance in staphylococcus aureus. BMC Microbiology, 9:15.

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Schulthess, B; Meier, S; Homerova, D; Goerke, C; Wolz, C; Kormanec, J; Berger-Bächi, B; Bischoff, M (2009). Functional characterization of the sigmaB-dependent yabJ-spoVG operon in Staphylococcus aureus: role in methicillin and glycopeptide resistance. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 53(5):1832-1839.

Walch, M; Rampini, S K; Stoeckli, I; Latinovic-Golic, S; Dumrese, C; Sundstrom, H; Vogetseder, A; Marino, J; Glauser, D L; van den Broek, Maries; Sander, P; Groscurth, P; Ziegler, U (2009). Involvement of CD252 (CD134L) and IL-2 in the expression of cytotoxic proteins in bacterial- or viral-activated human T cells. Journal of Immunology, 182(12):7569-7579.

Schiefer, H G; von Graevenitz, A (2009). Microbiologia clinica. In: Schill, W B; Comhaire, F H; Hargreave, T B. Andrologia clinica. Springer Italia, 401-407.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tortoli, E; Bartoloni, A; Manfrin, V; Mantella, A; Scarparo, C; Böttger, E (2000). Cervical lymphadenitis due to mycobacterium bohemicum. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 30(1):210-211.

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.

Ehlert, K; Tschierske, M; Mori, C; Schröder, W; Berger-Bächi, B (2000). Site-specific serine incorporation by Lif and Epr into positions 3 and 5 of the Staphylococcal peptidoglycan interpeptide bridge. Journal of Bacteriology, 182(9):2635-2638.

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.

Kayser, F H; Morenzoni, G; Strassle, A; Hadorn, K (1989). Activity of meropenem, against gram-positive bacteria. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 24(Suppl A):101-112.

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