Publications


Russell JR, Cabeen MT, Wiggins PA, Paulsson J, Losick R. (2017) Noise in a phosphorelay drives stochastic entry into sporulation in Bacillus subtilis. EMBO J (in press). Full text here.

Cabeen MT, Russell JR, Paulsson J, Losick R. (2017) Use of a microfluidic platform to uncover basic features of energy and environmental stress responses in individual cells of Bacillus subtilis. PLoS Genet 13: e1006901. Free full text here.

Wang X, Koehler SA, Wilking JN, Sinha NN, Cabeen MT, Srinivasan S, Seminara A, Rubinstein S, Sun Q, Brenner MP, Weitz DA. (2016) Probing phenotypic growth in expanding Bacillus subtilis biofilms. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 100: 4607-15. Full text here.

Cabeen MT, Leiman SA, Losick R. (2016) Colony-morphology screening uncovers a role for the Pseudomonas aeruginosa nitrogen-related phosphotransferase system in biofilm formation. Mol Microbiol 99: 557-70. Full text here.

Cabeen MT, Losick R. (2015) Bacterial backstabbing: EF-Tu, Brute? Cell 163: 537-9. Full text here.

Cabeen MT. (2014) Stationary phase-specific virulence factor overproduction by a lasR mutant of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. PLoS One 9(2): e88743. Free full text here.

Parry BR*, Surovtsev IV*, Cabeen MT, O'Hern CS, Dufresne ER, Jacobs-Wagner C. (2014) The bacterial cytoplasm has glass-like properties and is fluidized by metabolic activity. Cell 156: 183-94. Free full text here.

Takacs CN, Hocking J, Cabeen MT, Bui NK, Poggio S, Vollmer W, Jacobs-Wagner C. (2013) Growth medium-dependent glycine incorporation into the peptidoglycan of Caulobacter crescentus. PLoS One 8(2): e57579. Free full text here.

Cabeen MT, Herrmann H, Jacobs-Wagner C. (2011) The domain organization of the bacterial intermediate filament-like protein crescentin is important for assembly and function. Cytoskeleton 68: 205-19. Free full text here.

Le Blastier S, Hamels A, Cabeen M, Schille L, Tilquin F, Dieu M, Raes M, Matroule JY. (2010) Phosphate starvation triggers production and secretion of an extracellular lipoprotein in Caulobacter crescentus. PLoS One 5(12): e14198. Free full text here.

Cabeen MT, Jacobs-Wagner C. (2010) The bacterial cytoskeleton. Ann Rev Genet 44: 365-92. Full text here.

Cabeen MT, Jacobs-Wagner C. (2010) A metabolic assembly line in bacteria. Nat Cell Biol 12: 731-3. Full text here.

Cabeen MT*, Murolo MA*, Briegel A, Ausmees N, Jensen GJ and Jacobs-Wagner C. (2010) Mutations in the lipopolysaccharide biosynthesis pathway interfere with crescentin-mediated cell curvature in Caulobacter crescentus. J Bacteriol. 192: 3368-78. Free full text here.

Sliusarenko O, Cabeen MT, Wolgemuth CW, Jacobs-Wagner C, Emonet T. (2010) Processivity of peptidoglycan synthesis provides a built-in mechanism for the robustness of straight-rod cell morphology. PNAS 107: 10086-91. Free full text here.

Cabeen MT, Charbon G, Vollmer W, Born P, Ausmees N, Weibel, D and Jacobs-Wagner C. (2009) Bacterial cell curvature through mechanical control of cell growth. EMBO J 28: 1208-1219. Free full text here. (Featured in "Have you seen?" in this issue of The EMBO Journal.)

Charbon G, Cabeen MT and Jacobs-Wagner C. (2009) Bacterial intermediate filaments: In vivo assembly, organization and dynamics of crescentin. Genes & Dev 23: 131-44. Free full text here.

Cabeen MT, Jacobs-Wagner C. (2007) Skin and bones: the bacterial cytoskeleton, cell wall, and cell morphogenesis. J Cell Biol. 179: 381-7. Free full text here.

Cabeen MT, Jacobs-Wagner C. (2005) Bacterial cell shape. Nat Rev Microbiol. 3: 601-10. Full text here.

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