Davies Lab Publications

  1. Allen, JK, J Donato, HH Wang, KA Cloud-Hansen, J Davies and J Handelsman. (2009) Call of the Wild: Antibiotic resistance genes in natural environments. Nat Rev Microbiol . In press.
  2. Chusri, S., I. Villanueva, S. Voravuthikunchai and J. Davies. (2009) Enhancing antibiotic activity: a strategy to control Acinetobacter infections. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. In press.
  3. Mesak, L.R. and J. Davies. (2009) Phenotypic changes in ciprofloxacin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Res. Microbiol. In press.
  4. Davies, J. (2009) Darwin and microbiomes. EMBO Reports 10:85.
  5. Mesak, LR, G Yim and J Davies. (2009) Improved lux reporters for use in Staphylococcus aureus. Plasmid 61:182-187.
  6. Patrauchan, MA, C Florizone, S Eapen, L Gómez-Gil, B Sethuraman, M Fukuda, J Davies, WW Mohn and LD Eltis. (2008) Roles of ring-hydroxylating dioxygenases in styrene and benzene catabolism in Rhodococcus jostii RHA1. J Bacteriol 190:37-47.
  7. Davies, J. (2008) Resistance redux. Infectious diseases, antibiotic resistance and the future of mankind. Embo Reports 9 Suppl 1:S18-21.
  8. Williams, DE, J Davies, BO Patrick, H Bottriell, T Tarling, M Roberge and RJ Andersen. (2008) A-G tryptophan-derived alkaloids produced in culture by Streptomyces uncialis. Org Lett 10:3501-3504.
  9. Dosanjh, M, GL Newton and J Davies. (2008) Characterisation of a mycothiol ligase mutant of Rhodococcus jostii RHA1. Res Microbiol 159:643-650.
  10. Davies, J. (2008) E. coli and the history of antibiotic resistance. Nova Acta Leopoldina 98:35-39.
  11. Mesak, LR, V Miao and J Davies. (2008) The effects of sub-inhibitory concentrations of antibiotics on SOS and DNA repair gene expression in Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:3394-3397.
  12. Davies, J. (2007) Small molecules: the lexicon of biodiversity. J Biotechnol 129:3-5.
  13. Hara, H, LD Eltis, JE Davies and WW Mohn. (2007) Transcriptomic analysis reveals a bifurcated terephthalate degradation pathway in Rhodococcus sp. strain RHA1. J Bacteriol 189:1641-1647.
  14. Van der Geize, R, K Yam, T Heuser, MH Wilbrink, H Hara, MC Anderton, E Sim, L Dijkhuizen, JE Davies, WW Mohn and LD Eltis. (2007) A gene cluster encoding cholesterol catabolism in a soil actinomycete provides insight into Mycobacterium tuberculosis survival in macrophages. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 104:1947-1952.
  15. Yim, G, H Huimi Wang and J Davies. (2007) Antibiotics as signalling molecules. Phil Trans R Soc B 362:1195-1200.
  16. Xu, H, J Davies and V Miao. (2007) Molecular characterization of class 3 integrons from Delftia spp. J Bacteriol 189:6276-6283.
  17. Lin, AE and JE Davies. (2007) Occurrence of highly fluoroquinolone-resistant and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in domestic animals. Can J Microbiol 53:925-929.
  18. Davies, J. (2007) Microbes have the last word. Embo Reports 8:616-621.
  19. Penn, J, X Li, A Whiting, M Latif, T Gibson, CJ Silva, P Brian, J Davies, V Miao, SK Wrigley and RH Baltz. (2006) Heterologous production of daptomycin in Streptomyces lividans. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 33:121-128.
  20. Yim, G, H Huimi Wang and J Davies. (2006) The truth about antibiotics. Int J Med Microbiol 296:163-170.
  21. J Davies. (2006) Are antibiotics naturally antibiotics? J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 33:496-499.
  22. Gonçalves, ER, H Hara, D Miyazawa, JE Davies, LD Eltis and WW Mohn. (2006) Transcriptomic assessment of isozymes of the biphenyl pathway of Rhodococcus sp. RHA1. Appl Environ Microbiol 72:6183-6193.
  23. Mijakovic, I, D Petranovic, B Macek, T Cepo, M Mann, J Davies, PR Jensen and D Vujaklija. (2006) Bacterial single-stranded DNA-binding proteins are phosphorylated on tyrosine. Nucleic Acids Res 34:1588-1596.
  24. Nishimura, M, O Ooi and J Davies. (2006) Isolation and characterization of Streptomyces sp. NL15-2K capable of degrading lignin-related aromatic compounds. J Biosci Bioeng 102:124-127.
  25. Nishimura, M, D Ishiyama and J Davies. (2006) Molecular cloning of Streptomyces genes encoding vanillate demethylase. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 70:2316-2319.
  26. Davies, J, GB Spiegelman and G Yim. (2006) The world of subinhibitory antibiotic concentrations. Curr Opin Microbiol 9:1-9.
  27. McLeod, MP, RL Warren, N Araki, WWL Hsiao, M Myhre, C Fernandes, D Miyazawa, W Wong, AL Lillquist, D Wang, M Dosanjh, H Hara, A Petrescu, RD Morin, G Yang, JM Stott, JE Schein, H Shin, D Smailus, AS Siddiqui, MA Marra, SJM Jones, R Holt, FSL Brinkman, K Miyauchi, M Fukuda, JE Davies, WW Mohn and LD Eltis. (2006) The complete genome of Rhodococcus sp. RHA:1 provides insights into a catabolic powerhouse. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 103:15582-15587.
  28. Yim, G, F de la Cruz, GB Spiegelman and J Davies. (2006) Transcription modulation of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium promoters by sub-MIC levels of rifampin. J Bacteriol 188:7988-7991.
  29. Davies, JE. Aminoglycosides: ancient and modern. (2006) J Antibiot 59:529-532.
  30. Davies, J, H Wang, T Taylor, K Warabi, XH Huang and RJ Andersen. (2005) Uncialamycin, a new enediyne antibiotic. Org Lett 7:5233-5236.
  31. Patrauchan, MA, C Florizone, M Dosanjh, WW Mohn, J Davies and LD Eltis. (2005 Catabolism of benzoate and phthalate in Rhodococcus sp. strain RHA1: redundancies and convergence. J Bacteriol 187:4050-4063.
  32. Navarro-Llorens, JM, MA Patrauchan, GR Stewart, JE Davies, LD Eltis and WW Mohn. (2005) Phenylacetate catabolism in Rhodococcus sp. strain RHA1: a central pathway for degradation of aromatic compounds. J Bacteriol 187:4497-4504.
  33. Lu, K, R Asano and J Davies. (2004) Antimicrobial resistance gene delivery in animal feeds. Emerg Infec Dis 10:679-683.
  34. Ishiyama, D, D Vujaklija and J Davies. (2004) Novel pathway of salicylate degradation by Streptomyces sp. strain WA46. Appl Envir Microbiol 70:1297-1306.
  35. Warren, R, WW, Hsiao, H Kudo, M Myhre, (2009), A Petrescu, H Kobayashi, S Shimizu, K. Miyauchi, E Masai, G Yang, JM Stott, JE Schein, H Shin, J Khattra, D Smailus, YS Butterfield, A Siddiqui, R Holt, MA Marra, SJM Jones, WW Mohn, FSL Brinkman, M Fukuda, J Davies and LD Eltis. (2004) Functional characterization of a catabolic plasmid from PCB-degrading Rhodococcus sp. RHA1. J Bacteriol 186:7783-7795.
  36. Tsui, WHW, G Yim, HH Wang, JE McClure, MG Surette and J Davies. (2004) Dual effects of MLS antibiotics: transcriptional modulation and interactions on the ribosome. Chem Biol 11:1307-1316.

Book Chapters

  1. V Miao and J Davies. 2009.  Metagenomics and antibiotic discovery from bacteria.  In: Uncultivated Organisms (S. Slava ed.) Microbiology Monographs, Vol. 10, pp 16I-180. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin)
  2. MG Surette and J Davies. 2008. A new look at secondary metabolites. In: Chemical Communication among Bacteria (SC Winans and BL Bassler, eds) pp 307-322 (ASM Press, Washington, D.C.)
  3. F de la Cruz and J Davies. 2005. Industrial revolution and microbial evolution. In: The Influence of Cooperative Bacteria on Animal Host Biology (MJ McFall-Ngai, B Henderson and EG Ruby, eds) pp.73-82 (Cambridge University Press)

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