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Enzymology, Microbiology


Raczyńska A.; Kapica P.; Papaj K.; Stańczak A.; Shyntum D.; Spychalska P.; Byczek-Wyrostek A.; Góra A.; Transient binding sites at the surface of haloalkane dehalogenase LinB as locations for fine-tuning enzymatic activity. PLoS ONE 2023 18(2), e0280776. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0280776 ARTICLEOpen Access

Bellieny-Rabelo D, Nkomo NP, Shyntum DY, Moleleki LN. Horizontally Acquired Quorum-Sensing Regulators Recruited by the PhoP Regulatory Network Expand the Host Adaptation Repertoire in the Phytopathogen Pectobacterium brasiliense. Msystems. 2020, 25;5(1).

Shyntum DY, Nkomo N, Shingange N, Gricia AR, Bellieny-Rabelo D, Moleleki LN. The impact of type VI secretion system, bacteriocins and antibiotics on bacterial competition of Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. brasiliense and the regulation of carbapenem biosynthesis by iron and the ferric-uptake regulator. Front. Microbiol. 2019;10:2379.

Shin GY, Schachterle JK, Shyntum DY, Moleleki LN, Coutinho TA, Sundin GW. Functional Characterization of a Global Virulence Regulator Hfq and Identification of Hfq-Dependent sRNAs in the Plant Pathogen Pantoea ananatis. Front. Microbiol. 2019;10:2075.

Bellieny-Rabelo D, Tanui CK, Miguel N, Kwenda S, Shyntum DY, Moleleki LN. Transcriptome and Comparative Genomics Analyses Reveal New Functional Insights on Key Determinants of Pathogenesis and Interbacterial Competition in Pectobacterium and Dickeya spp. Appl. Environ. Microbiol.2019 Jan 15;85(2):e02050-18.

Sibanda S, Kwenda S, Tanui CK, Shyntum DY, Coutinho TA, Moleleki LN. Transcriptome profiling reveals the EanI/R quorum sensing regulon in Pantoea ananatis LMG 2665T. Genes. 2018, 9(3):148.

Tanui CK, Shyntum DY, Priem SL, Theron J, Moleleki LN. Influence of the ferric uptake regulator (Fur) protein on pathogenicity in Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. brasiliense. PloS one. 2017;12(5).

Sibanda S, Theron J, Shyntum DY, Moleleki LN, Coutinho TA. Characterization of two LuxI/R homologs in Pantoea ananatis LMG 2665T. CJM 2016;62(11):893-903.

Shyntum DY, Theron J, Venter SN, Moleleki LN, Toth IK, Coutinho TA. Pantoea ananatis utilizes a type VI secretion system for pathogenesis and bacterial competition. MPMI 2015, 28(4):420-31.

Shyntum DY, Venter SN, Moleleki LN, Toth I, Coutinho TA. Comparative genomics of type VI secretion systems in strains of Pantoea ananatis from different environments. BMC genomics 2014, 15(1):163.

Book chapter

Siphathele Sibanda, Lucy Novungayo Moleleki, Divine Yufetar Shyntum and Teresa Ann Coutinho (2018). Quorum Sensing in Gram-Negative Plant Pathogenic Bacteria: Book Chapter: Advances in Plant Pathology DOI:10.5772/intechopen.78003.

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