Publications

Biosensor libraries harness large classes of binding domains for construction of allosteric transcriptional regulators. Juárez JF, Lecube-Azpeitia B, Brown SL,  Johnston CD,  Church GM. Nature Communications DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-05525-6 View PDF

Restriction-modification mediated barriers to exogenous DNA uptake and incorporation employed by Prevotella intermedia., Skeete CA, Fomenkov A, Roberts RJ, Rittling SR. (2017) PloS One 12(9):e0185234. View PDF

Modulation of infection-mediated migration of neutrophils and CXCR2 trafficking by osteopontin. Singh R, Hui T, Matsui A, Allahem Z, Johnston CD, Ruiz-Torruella M, Rittling SR. (2017) Immunology 150(1):74-86. View PDF

Genome analysis of Cronobacter phage vB_CsaP_Ss1 reveals an endolysin with potential for biocontrol of Gram-negative bacterial pathogens. Endersen L, Guinane CM, Johnston CD, Neve H, Coffey A, Ross RP, McAuliffe O, O’Mahony J. (2015) The Journal of General Virology 96(Pt 2):463-77. View PDF

Pathogenic bacterial species associated with endodontic infection evade innate immune control by disabling neutrophils. Matsui A, Jin JO, Johnston CD, Yamazaki H, Houri-Haddad Y, Rittling SR. (2014)  Infection and Immunity 82(10):4068-79. View PDF

Enhanced expression of codon optimized Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis antigens in Lactobacillus salivarius. Johnston CD, Bannantine JP, Govender R, Endersen L, Pletzer D, Weingart H, Coffey A, O’Mahony J, Sleator RD. (2014)  Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology 4:120. View Article

The role of the Cronobacter sakazakii ProP C-terminal coiled coil domain in osmotolerance. Feeney A, Johnston CD, Lucid A, O’Mahony J, Coffey A, Lucey B, Sleator RD. (2014)  Gut Pathogens 6(1):46. View PDF

Analysis of the role of the Cronobacter sakazakii ProP homologues in osmotolerance. Feeney A, Johnston CD, Govender R, O’Mahony J, Coffey A, Sleator RD. (2014) Gut Pathogens 6:15. View PDF

Codon optimisation to improve expression of a Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis-specific membrane-associated antigen by Lactobacillus salivarius. Johnston CD, Douarre PE, Soulimane T, Pletzer D, Weingart H, MacSharry J, Coffey A, Sleator RD, O’Mahony J. (2013) Pathogens and Disease 68(1):27-38. View Article

Development of a novel oral vaccine against Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis and Johne’s disease: a patho-biotechnological approach. Johnston CD, Coffey A, O’ Mahony J, Sleator RD. (2010)  Bioengineered Bugs 1(3):155-63. View PDF

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