Publications


Ma, A. T., Beld, J., & Brahamsha, B. (2017). An amoebal grazer of cyanobacteria requires cobalamin produced by heterotrophic bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 83(10). https://doi.org/10.1128/aem.00035-17
Strom, S., Bright, K., Fredrickson, K., & Brahamsha, B. (2017). The Synechococcus cell surface protein SwmA increases vulnerability to predation by flagellates and ciliates. Limnology and Oceanography, 62(2), 784–794. https://doi.org/10.1002/lno.10460
Hogle, S. L., Brahamsha, B., & Barbeau, K. A. (2017). Direct heme uptake by phytoplankton-associated Roseobacter bacteria. MSystems, 2. https://doi.org/10.1128/mSystems.00124-16
Ma, A. T., Daniels, E. F., Gulizia, N., & Brahamsha, B. (2016). Isolation of diverse amoebal grazers of freshwater cyanobacteria for the development of model systems to study predator-prey interactions. Algal Research-Biomass Biofuels and Bioproducts, 13, 85–93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.algal.2015.11.010
Johnson, T. L., Brahamsha, B., Palenik, B., & Muhle, J. (2015). Halomethane production by vanadium-dependent bromoperoxidase in marine Synechococcus. Limnology and Oceanography, 60(5), 1823–1835. https://doi.org/10.1002/lno.10135
Taton, A., Unglaub, F., Wright, N. E., Zeng, W. Y., Paz-Yepes, J., Brahamsha, B., Palenik, B., Peterson, T. C., Haerizadeh, F., Golden, S. S., & Golden, J. W. (2014). Broad-host-range vector system for synthetic biology and biotechnology in cyanobacteria. Nucleic Acids Research, 42(17). https://doi.org/10.1093/nar/gku673
Paz-Yepes, J., Brahamsha, B., & Palenik, B. (2013). Role of a Microcin-C-like biosynthetic gene cluster in allelopathic interactions in marine Synechococcus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(29), 12030–12035. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1306260110
Stuart, R. K., Brahamsha, B., Busby, K., & Palenik, B. (2013). Genomic island genes in a coastal marine Synechococcus strain confer enhanced tolerance to copper and oxidative stress. Isme Journal, 7(6), 1139–1149. https://doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2012.175
Dupont, C. L., Johnson, D. A., Phillippy, K., Paulsen, I. T., Brahamsha, B., & Palenik, B. (2012). Genetic identification of a high-affinity Ni transporter and the transcriptional response to Ni deprivation in Synechococcus sp. strain WH8102. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 78(22), 7822–7832. https://doi.org/10.1128/aem.01739-12
Simkovsky, R., Daniels, E. F., Tang, K., Huynh, S. C., Golden, S. S., & Brahamsha, B. (2012). Impairment of O-antigen production confers resistance to grazing in a model amoeba-cyanobacterium predator-prey system. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109(41), 16678–16683. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1214904109
Strom, S. L., Brahamsha, B., Fredrickson, K. A., Apple, J. K., & Rodriguez, A. G. (2012). A giant cell surface protein in Synechococcus WH8102 inhibits feeding by a dinoflagellate predator. Environmental Microbiology, 14(3), 807–816. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1462-2920.2011.02640.x
Johnson, T. L., Palenik, B., & Brahamsha, B. (2011). Characterization of a functional vanadium-dependent bromoperoxidase in the marine cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. CC9311. Journal of Phycology, 47(4), 792–801. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1529-8817.2011.01007.x
Apple, J. K., Strom, S. L., Palenik, B., & Brahamsha, B. (2011). Variability in protist grazing and growth on different marine Synechococcus isolates. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 77(9), 3074–3084. https://doi.org/10.1128/aem.02241-10
Snyder, D. S., Brahamsha, B., Azadi, P., & Palenik, B. (2009). Structure of compositionally simple lipopolysaccharide from marine Synechococcus. Journal of Bacteriology, 191(17), 5499–5509. https://doi.org/10.1128/jb.00121-09
Tetu, S. G., Brahamsha, B., Johnson, D. A., Tai, V., Phillippy, K., Palenik, B., & Paulsen, I. T. (2009). Microarray analysis of phosphate regulation in the marine cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp WH8102. Isme Journal, 3(7), 835–849. https://doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2009.31
McCarren, J., & Brahamsha, B. (2009). Swimming motility mutants of marine Synechococcus Affected in production and localization of the S-layer protein SwmA. Journal of Bacteriology, 191(3), 1111–1114. https://doi.org/10.1128/jb.01401-08
Thomas, E. V., Phillippy, K. H., Brahamsha, B., Haaland, D. M., Timlin, J. A., Elbourne, L. D. H., Palenik, B., & Paulsen, I. T. (2009). Statistical analysis of microarray data with replicated spots: a case study with Synechococcus WH8102. Comparative and Functional Genomics. https://doi.org/10.1155/2009/950171
McCarren, J., & Brahamsha, B. (2007). SwmB, a 1.12-megadalton protein that is required for nonflagellar swimming motility in Synechococcus. Journal of Bacteriology, 189(3), 1158–1162. https://doi.org/10.1128/jb.01500-06
McCarren, J., & Brahamsha, B. (2005). Transposon mutagenesis in a marine synechococcus strain: Isolation of swimming motility mutants. Journal of Bacteriology, 187(13), 4457–4462. https://doi.org/10.1128/jb.187.13.4457-4462.2005
McCarren, J., Heuser, J., Roth, R., Yamada, N., Martone, M., & Brahamsha, B. (2005). Inactivation of swmA results in the loss of an outer cell layer in a swimming Synechococcus strain. Journal of Bacteriology, 187(1), 224–230. https://doi.org/10.1128/jb.187.1.224-230.2005
Six, C., Thomas, J. C., Brahamsha, B., Lemoine, Y., & Partensky, F. (2004). Photophysiology of the marine cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. WH8102, a new model organism. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 35(1), 17–29. https://doi.org/10.3354/ame035017
Palenik, B., Brahamsha, B., Larimer, F. W., Land, M., Hauser, L., Chain, P., Lamerdin, J., Regala, W., Allen, E. E., McCarren, J., Paulsen, I., Dufresne, A., Partensky, F., Webb, E. A., & Waterbury, J. (2003). The genome of a motile marine Synechococcus. Nature, 424, 1037. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature01943
Brahamsha, B. (2000). Non-flagellar swimming in marine Synechococcus. In D. H. Bartlett (Ed.), Molecular marine microbiology (pp. 59–62). Horizon Scientific.
Toledo, G., Palenik, B., & Brahamsha, B. (1999). Swimming marine Synechococcus strains with widely different photosynthetic pigment ratios form a monophyletic group. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 65(12), 5247–5251.
Collier, J. L., Brahamsha, B., & Palenik, B. (1999). The marine cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. WH7805 requires urease (urea amidohydrolase, EC 3.5.1.5) to utilize urea as a nitrogen source: molecular-genetic and biochemical analysis of the enzyme. Microbiology-Sgm, 145, 447–459. https://doi.org/10.1099/13500872-145-2-447
Brahamsha, B. (1999). Non-flagellar swimming in marine Synechococcus. Journal of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, 1(1), 59–62.
Brahamsha, B. (1999). Genetic manipulations in Synechococcus spp. of Marine Cluster A. In L. Charpy & A. W. D. Larkum (Eds.), Marine cyanobacteria (pp. 517–527). Musée océanographique.
Campbell, E. L., Brahamsha, B., & Meeks, J. C. (1998). Mutation of an alternative sigma factor in the cyanobacterium Nostoc punctiforme results in increased infection of its symbiotic plant partner, Anthoceros punctatus. Journal of Bacteriology, 180(18), 4938–4941.
Brahamsha, B. (1996). An abundant cell-surface polypeptide is required for swimming by the nonflagellated marine cyanobacterium Synechococcus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 93(13), 6504–6509. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.93.13.6504
Brahamsha, B. (1996). A genetic manipulation system for oceanic cyanobacteria of the genus Synechococcus. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 62(5), 1747–1751.
Brahamsha, B., & Haselkorn, R. (1992). Identification of multiple RNA polymerase sigma factor homologs in the cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. strain PCC 7120: cloning, expression, and inactivation of the sigB and sigC genes. Journal of Bacteriology, 174(22), 7273–7282.
Brahamsha, B., & Haselkorn, R. (1991). Isolation and characterization of the gene encoding the principal sigma factor of the vegetative cell RNA polymerase from the cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. strain PCC 7120. Journal of Bacteriology, 173(8), 2442–2450.
Brahamsha, B., Han, C. Y., Crawford, I. P., & Greenberg, E. P. (1991). Nucleotide sequence and analysis of a gene encoding anthranilate synthase component I in Spirochaeta aurantia. Journal of Bacteriology, 173(2), 541–548.
Brahamsha, B., & Greenberg, E. P. (1989). Cloning and sequence analysis of flaA, a gene encoding a Spirochaeta aurantia flagellar filament surface antigen. Journal of Bacteriology, 171(3), 1692–1697.
Brahamsha, B., & Greenberg, E. P. (1988). Biochemical and cytological analysis of the complex periplasmic flagella from Spirochaeta aurantia. Journal of Bacteriology, 170(9), 4023–4032.
Brahamsha, B., & Greenberg, E. P. (1987). Complementation of a trpE deletion in Escherichia coli by Spirochaeta aurantia DNA encoding anthranilate synthetase component I activity. Journal of Bacteriology, 169(8), 3764–3769.
Greenberg, E. P., Brahamsha, B., & Fosnaugh, K. (1985). The motile behaviour of Spirochaeta aurantia: a twist to chemosensory transduction in bacteria. In M. Eisenbach & M. Balaban (Eds.), Sensing and response in microorganisms (pp. 107–118). Elsevier Science Publishers.