Recent Publications

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Solution Structure of the Peptidoglycan-Binding SPOR Domain from Escherichia coli DamX: Insights into Septal Localization
Williams K, Yahashiri A, Arends S, Popham D, Fowler C, Weiss D.
Biochemistry. 2013 January (1st Quarter/Winter); 52 (4) :627-39. 

Surface sensing in Vibrio parahaemolyticus triggers a programme of gene expression that promotes colonization and virulence
Gode-Potratz C, Kustusch R, Breheny P, Weiss D, McCarter L.
Mol Microbiol. 2011 January (1st Quarter/Winter); 79 (1) :240-63. 

Discovery and characterization of three new Escherichia coli septal ring proteins that contain a SPOR domain: DamX, DedD, and RlpA
Arends S, Williams K, Scott R, Rolong S, Popham D, Weiss D.
J Bacteriol. 2010 January (1st Quarter/Winter); 192 (1) :242-55. 

ATP-binding site lesions in FtsE impair cell division
Arends S, Kustusch R, Weiss D.
J Bacteriol. 2009 June; 191 (12) :3772-84. 

The Escherichia coli cell division protein and model Tat substrate SufI (FtsP) localizes to the septal ring and has a multicopper oxidase-like structure
Tarry M, Arends S, Roversi P, Piette E, Sargent F, Berks B, Weiss D, Lea S.
J Mol Biol. 2009 February; 386 (2) :504-19. 

A deficiency in S-adenosylmethionine synthetase interrupts assembly of the septal ring in Escherichia coli K-12
Wang S, Arends S, Weiss D, Newman E.
Mol Microbiol. 2005 November; 58 (3) :791-9. 

The transmembrane helix of the Escherichia coli division protein FtsI localizes to the septal ring
Wissel M, Wendt J, Mitchell C, Weiss D.
J Bacteriol. 2005 January (1st Quarter/Winter); 187 (1) :320-8. 

Bacterial cell division and the septal ring
Weiss D.
Mol Microbiol. 2004 November; 54 (3) :588-97. 

A predicted ABC transporter, FtsEX, is needed for cell division in Escherichia coli
Schmidt K, Peterson N, Kustusch R, Wissel M, Graham B, Phillips G, Weiss D.
J Bacteriol. 2004 February; 186 (3) :785-93. 

Inhibiting cell division in Escherichia coli has little if any effect on gene expression
Arends S, Weiss D.
J Bacteriol. 2004 February; 186 (3) :880-4.