Publications

C.D. Bayliss, J.C. Hoe, K. Makepeace, P. Martin, D.W. Hood and E.R. Moxon (2008). Escape by Neisseria meningitidis of the Bactericidal Activity of a Monoclonal Antibody is Mediated by Phase Variation of lgtG and Enhanced by a Mutator Phenotype. Infect. Immun. 76: 5038-5048.

C.D. Bayliss (2009). Determinants of phase variation rate and the fitness implications of differing rates for bacterial pathogens. FEMS Microbiol. Rev. 33: 504-520.

C.D. Bayliss , J.C. Hoe, K. Makepeace, P. Martin, D.W. Hood and E.R. Moxon (2008). Neisseria meningitidis escape from the bactericidal activity of a monoclonal antibody is mediated by phase variation of lgtG and enhanced by a mutator phenotype. Infection and  Immunity 76:5038-48.

K.M. Dixon, C.D. Bayliss, K. Makepeace, E.R. Moxon and D.W. Hood (2007). Identification of the Functional Initiation Codons of a Phase Variable Gene of Haemophilus influenzae, lic2A, with the Potential for Differential Expression. Journal of Bacteriology 189: 511-521.

C.D. Bayliss, M.J. Callaghan and E.R. Moxon (2006). High allelic diversity in the methyltransferase gene of a phase variable type III restriction-modification system has implications for the fitness of Haemophilus influenzae. Nucleic Acids Research 34: 4046-4059.

C.D. Bayliss, W.A. Sweetman and E.R. Moxon (2005). Tetranucleotide repeats are destabilised in Haemophilus influenzae mutants lacking RnaseHI and the Klenow domain of PolI. Nucleic Acids Research 33: 400-408.

W.A. Sweetman, E.R. Moxon and C.D. Bayliss (2005). Induction of the SOS regulon of Haemophilus influenzae does not effect phase variation rates at tetranucleotide or dinucleotide repeats. Microbiology 151: 2751-2763.

R. Griffin, C.D. Bayliss, M. Herbert, C. Makepeace, D.W. Hood and E.R. Moxon (2005). Digalactoside expression in the lipopolysaccharide of Haemophilus influenzae: role in intravascular survival. Infection and Immunity 73, 7022-7026.

C.D. Bayliss, W.A. Sweetman and E.R. Moxon (2004). Mutations in Haemophilus influenzae Mismatch Repair Genes Increase Mutation Rates of Dinucleotide Repeat Tracts but Not Dinucleotide Repeat-Driven Pilin Phase Variation Rates. Journal of Bacteriology 186: 2928-2935.

C.D. Bayliss, T. van de Ven and E.R. Moxon (2002). Mutations in polI but not mutSLH destabilise Haemophilus influenzae tetranucleotide repeats. EMBO Jounal, 21:1465-1476.

X. De Bolle, C.D. Bayliss, D. Field, T. van de Ven, N.J. Saunders, D.W. Hood, and E.R. Moxon (2000). The length of a tetranucleotide repeat tract in Haemophilus influenzae determines the phase variation rate of a gene with homology to type III DNA methyltransferases. Molecular Microbiology, 35:211-222.


Reviews

C.D. Bayliss (2009). Determinants of phase variation rate and the fitness implications of differing rates for bacterial pathogens and commensals. FEMS Microbiol Reviews. [Epub ahead of print].

E.R. Moxon, C.D. Bayliss and D.W. Hood (2007). Bacterial contingency loci: the role of simple sequence DNA repeats in bacterial adaptation. Annual Review of Genetics. 40:307-333.

C.D. Bayliss and E.R. Moxon (2005). Repeats and Variation in Pathogen Selection. Chapter in “The Implicit Genome” edited by Lynn Caparole. Oxford University Press.

C.D. Bayliss. K.M. Dixon and E.R. Moxon (2003). Simple sequence repeats (microsatellites): mutational mechanisms and contributions to bacterial pathogenesis. A meeting review. FEMS Immunol. Med. Microb. 40:11-19.

C.D. Bayliss and E.R. Moxon (2002). Hypermutation and bacterial adaptation. ASM News, 68:549-555.

C.D. Bayliss, D. Field and E.R. Moxon (2001). The simple sequence contingency loci of Haemophilus influenzae and Neisseria meningitidis. The Journal of Clinical Investigation, 107:657-662.

C.D. Bayliss, D. Field, X. De Bolle and E.R. Moxon (2000).  The generation of diversity in Haemophilus influenzae. Response. Trends in Microbiology, 8:435-436.

 

 

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