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Publications of the Johansson Group

Quereda, J.J., Andersson, C., Cossart, P., Johansson, J. and Pizarro-Cerda, J. (2018) Role in virulence of phospholipases, listeriolysin O and listeriolysin S from epidemic Listeria monocytogenes using the chicken embryo infection model. Vet Res 49(1), 13.

Kulen, M., Lindgren, M., Hansen, S., Cairns, A.G., Grundström, C., Begum, A., van der Lingen, I., Brannström, K., Hall, M., Sauer, U.H., Johansson, J., Sauer-Eriksson, A.E. and Almqvist, F. (2018) Structure-Based Design of Inhibitors Targeting PrfA, the Master Virulence Regulator of Listeria monocytogenes. J Med Chem 61(9), 4165-4175.

Vdovikova, S., Luhr, M., Szalai, P., Nygard Skalman, L., Francis, M.K., Lundmark, R., Engedal, N., Johansson, J. and Wai, S.N. (2017) A Novel Role of Listeria monocytogenes Membrane Vesicles in Inhibition of Autophagy and Cell Death. Front Cell Infect Microbiol 7, 154.

Krajewski, S.S., Isoz, I. and Johansson, J. (2017) Antibacterial and antivirulence effect of 6-N-hydroxylaminopurine in Listeria monocytogenes. Nucleic Acids Res 45(4), 1914-1924.

Krajewski, S.S., Ignatov, D. and Johansson, J. (2017) Two Are Better Than One: Dual Targeting of Riboswitches by Metabolite Analogs. Cell Chem Biol 24(5), 535-537.

Ignatov, D. and Johansson, J. (2017) RNA-mediated signal perception in pathogenic bacteria. Wiley Interdiscip Rev RNA 8(6).

O'Donoghue, B., NicAogain, K., Bennett, C., Conneely, A., Tiensuu, T., Johansson, J. and O'Byrne, C. (2016) Blue-Light Inhibition of Listeria monocytogenes Growth Is Mediated by Reactive Oxygen Species and Is Influenced by sigmaB and the Blue-Light Sensor Lmo0799. Appl Environ Microbiol 82(13), 4017-4027.

Netterling, S., Bareclev, C., Vaitkevicius, K. and Johansson, J. (2016) RNA Helicase Important for Listeria monocytogenes Hemolytic Activity and Virulence Factor Expression. Infect Immun 84(1), 67-76.

Matern, A., Pedrolli, D., Grosshennig, S., Johansson, J. and Mack, M. (2016) Uptake and Metabolism of Antibiotics Roseoflavin and 8-Demethyl-8-Aminoriboflavin in Riboflavin-Auxotrophic Listeria monocytogenes. J Bacteriol 198(23), 3233-3243.

Johansson, J. (2016) Battling the bureaucracy hydra. Science 351(6272), 530.

Hall, M., Grundstrom, C., Begum, A., Lindberg, M.J., Sauer, U.H., Almqvist, F., Johansson, J. and Sauer-Eriksson, A.E. (2016) Structural basis for glutathione-mediated activation of the virulence regulatory protein PrfA in Listeria. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113(51), 14733-14738.

Good, J.A., Andersson, C., Hansen, S., Wall, J., Krishnan, K.S., Begum, A., Grundstrom, C., Niemiec, M.S., Vaitkevicius, K., Chorell, E., Wittung-Stafshede, P., Sauer, U.H., Sauer-Eriksson, A.E., Almqvist, F. and Johansson, J. (2016) Attenuating Listeria monocytogenes Virulence by Targeting the Regulatory Protein PrfA. Cell Chem Biol 23(3), 404-414.

Sievers, S., Lund, A., Menendez-Gil, P., Nielsen, A., Storm Mollerup, M., Lambert Nielsen, S., Buch Larsson, P., Borch-Jensen, J., Johansson, J. and Kallipolitis, B.H. (2015) The multicopy sRNA LhrC controls expression of the oligopeptide-binding protein OppA in Listeria monocytogenes. Rna Biology 12(9), 985-997.

Andersson, C., Gripenland, J. and Johansson, J. (2015) Using the chicken embryo to assess virulence of Listeria monocytogenes and to model other microbial infections. Nat Protoc 10(8), 1155-1164.

Gripenland, J., Andersson, C. and Johansson, J. (2014) Exploring the chicken embryo as a possible model for studying Listeria monocytogenes pathogenicity. Front Cell Infect Microbiol 4, 170.

Bareclev, C., Vaitkevicius, K., Netterling, S. and Johansson, J. (2014) DExD-box RNA-helicases in Listeria monocytogenes are important for growth, ribosomal maturation, rRNA processing and virulence factor expression. RNA Biol 11(11), 1457-1466.

Tiensuu T, Andersson C, Rydén P and Johansson J (2013). Cycles of light and dark co-ordinate reversible colony differentiation in Listeria monocytogenes. Mol Microbiol, 87 (4): 909-924.
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Netterling S, Vaitkevicius K, Nord S and Johansson J (2012). A Listeria monocytogenes RNA helicase essential for growth and ribosomal maturation at low temperatures Uses Its C terminus for appropriate interaction with the ribosome. J Bacteriol, 194 (16): 4377-4385.
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Loh E, Memarpour F, Vaitkevicius K, Kallipolitis BH, Johansson J* and Sondén B* (2012). An unstructured 5'-coding region of the prfA mRNA is required for efficient translation. Nucleic Acids Res, 40 (4): 1818-1827. *Corresponding Authors
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Mansjö M, Johansson J*,  (2011)
The Riboflavin analog Roseoflavin targets an FMN-riboswitch and blocks Listeria monocytogenes growth, but also stimulates virulence gene-expression and infection
RNA Biol 8:4: 674-680
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Park HS, Östberg Y, Johansson J, Wagner EG, Uhlin BE (2010)
Novel role for a bacterial nucleoid protein in translation of mRNAs with suboptimal ribosome-binding sites
Genes Dev 24: 1345-1350
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Gripenland J, Netterling S, Loh E, Tiensuu T, Toledo-Arana A, Johansson J (2010)
RNAs: regulators of bacterial virulence
Nat Rev Microbiol 8: 857-866
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Engström P, Bailey L, Onskog T, Bergström S, Johansson J (2010)
A comparative study of RNA and DNA as internal gene expression controls early in the developmental cycle of Chlamydia pneumoniae
FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 58: 244-253
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Toledo-Arana A, Dussurget O, Nikitas G, Sesto N, Guet-Revillet H, Balestrino D, Loh E, Gripenland J, Tiensuu T, Vaitkevicius K, Barthelemy M, Vergassola M, Nahori MA, Soubigou G, Regnault B, Coppee JY, Lecuit M, Johansson J, Cossart P (2009)
The transcriptional landscape of Listeria monocytogenes: Switch from saprophytism to virulence
Nature 459: 950-956
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Loh E, Dussurget O, Gripenland J, Vaitkevicius K, Tiensuu T, Mandin P, Repoila F, Buchrieser C, Cossart P, Johansson J (2009)
A trans-acting riboswitch controls expression of the virulence regulator PrfA in Listeria monocytogenes
Cell 139: 770-779
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Johansson J (2009)
RNA thermosensors in bacterial pathogens
Contrib Microbiol 16: 150-160
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Song T, Mika F, Lindmark B, Liu Z, Schild S, Bishop A, Zhu J, Camilli A, Johansson J, Vogel J, Wai SN (2008)
A new Vibrio cholerae sRNA modulates colonization and affects release of outer membrane vesicles
Mol Microbiol 70: 100-111
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Velge P, Herler M, Johansson J, Roche SM, Temoin S, Fedorov AA, Gracieux P, Almo SC, Goebel W, Cossart P (2007)
A naturally occurring mutation K220T in the pleiotropic activator PrfA of Listeria monocytogenes results in a loss of virulence due to decreasing DNA-binding affinity
Microbiology 153: 995-1005
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Loh E, Gripenland J, Johansson J (2006)
Control of Listeria monocytogenes virulence by 5'-untranslated RNA
Trends Microbiol 14: 294-298
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Balsalobre C, Johansson J, Uhlin BE (2006)
Cyclic AMP-dependent osmoregulation of crp gene expression in Escherichia coli
J Bacteriol 188: 5935-5844
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Mandin P, Fsihi H, Dussurget O, Vergassola M, Milohanic E, Toledo-Arana A, Lasa I, Johansson J, Cossart P (2005)
VirR, a response regulator critical for Listeria monocytogenes virulence
Mol Microbiol 57: 1367-1380
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Ostberg Y, Bunikis I, Bergstrom S, Johansson J (2004)
The etiological agent of Lyme disease, Borrelia burgdorferi, appears to contain only a few small RNA molecules
J Bacteriol 186: 8472-8477
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