Most recent publications:

Sah P, Nelson NH, Shaw JH, Lutter EI. Chlamydia trachomatis recruits Protein Kinase C during infection. Pathog Dis. 2019 Oct 24. pii: ftz061. doi: 10.1093/femspd/ftz061. [Epub ahead of print]

Jennifer Shaw, Charlotte Key, Timothy Snider, Prakash Sah, Edward Shaw, Derek Fisher and Erika I Lutter. Genetic inactivation of Chlamydia trachomatis inclusion membrane protein CT228 alters MYPT1 recruitment, extrusion production and murine infection. Frontiers Microbiology, Molecular Bacterial Pathogenesis. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2018 Nov 30;8:415. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2018.00415. eCollection 2018. PMID: 30555802

Zenas George, Yusuf Omosun, Anthony Azenabor, Jason Goldstein, James Partin, Kahaliah Joseph, Debra Ellerson, Qing He, Francis Eko, Melissa McDonald, Matthew Reed, Pavel Svoboda, Olga Stuchlik, Jan Pohl, Erika Lutter, Claudiu Bandea, Carolyn Black, and Joseph Igietseme. The Molecular Mechanism of Induction of Unfolded Protein Response by Chlamydia.  Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 2018 Nov 28. pii: S0006-291X(18)32440-9. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2018.11.034.

Nguyen PH, Lutter EI, Hackstadt T. Chlamydia trachomatis inclusion membrane protein MrcA interacts with the inositol 1,4,5-triphosphate receptor type 3 (ITPR3) to regulate extrusion formation. PLoS Pathog. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1006911. eCollection 2018 Mar. (2018).

Luedtke, B. E., Mahapatra, S., Lutter, E. I. & Shaw, E. I. The Coxiella Burnetii Type IVB Secretion System (T4BSS) Component DotA is Released/Secreted During Infection of Host Cells and During in vitro Growth in a T4BSS Dependent Manner. Pathog Dis, doi:10.1093/femspd/ftx047 (2017).

Shaw JH, Behar AR, Snider TA, Allen NA, Lutter EI.  Comparison of Murine Cervicovaginal Infection by Chlamydial Strains: Identification of Extrusions Shed In vivo. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2017 Feb 3;7:18. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00018. 

Couger, M.B., Wright, A. Lutter, E.I., Youssef, N. Draft Genome Sequences of Five Pseudomonas aeruginosa Clinical Strains Isolated from Sputum Samples from Cystic Fibrosis Patients. Genome Announc. 2016 Jan 28;4(1). pii: e01528-15. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01528-15.

Mital, J. Lutter, E.I., Barger, A.C, Dooley, C.A, and Hackstadt T. Chlamydia  trachomatis inclusion membrane protein CT850 interacts with the dynein light chain DYNLT1 (Tctex1). Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 05/2015. DOI:10.1016/j.bbrc.2015.04.116

Clark, T. R., Noriea, N. F., Bublitz, D. C., Ellison, D. W., Martens, C., Lutter, E. I., & Hackstadt, T. Comparative Genomic Sequencing of Rickettsia rickettsii strains differing in virulence. Infect Immun. 2015 Feb 2. pii:IAI.03140-14.

Lutter, E.I., Barger, A.C. & Hackstadt, T. Chlamydia trachomatis inclusion membrane protein CT228 recruits elements of the myosin phosphatase pathway to regulate release mechanisms. Cell Rep. 2013 May 29. doi:pii: S2211-1247(13)00209-X. 10.1016/j.celrep.2013.04.027. PMID:23727243

Lutter, E.I., Martens, C. & Hackstadt, T. Evolution and Conservation of Predicted Inclusion Membrane Proteins in Chlamydiae. Comparative and Functional Genomics. 2012, 2012:362104 PMID:22454599

Lutter, E.I., Duong, J., Purighalland, S. & Storey, D.G. Lethality and cooperation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa quorum sensing mutants in Drosophila melanogaster infection models. Microbiology 2012 Aug;158 (Pt 8):2125-32. Epub 2012 May 24. PMID:22628480

Clark, T.R., Lackey, A.M., Kleba, B., Driskell, L.O., Lutter, E.I., Martens, C.,Wood, D. O., & Hackstadt, T. Transformation frequency of a mariner-based transposon in Rickettsia rickettsii. J Bacteriol. 2011 Sep;193(18):4993-5. Epub 2011 Jul 15 PMID:21764933

Lutter, E.I., Bonner, C., Holland, M.J., Suchland, R.J., Stamm, W.E., Jewett, T.J., McClarty G. & Hackstadt, T. Phylogenetic analysis of Chlamydia trachomatis Tarp and correlation with clinical phenotype. Infection and Immunity 2010 Sep;78(9):3678-88. Epub 2010 Jul 6. PMID:2060598

Kleba, B., Clark, T.R., Lutter, E.I., Ellison, D.W. & Hackstadt T. Disruption of the Rickettsia rickettsii Sca2 autotransporter inhibits actin based motility. Infection and Immunity 2010 May; 78(5):2240-7. PMID:20194597

Lutter, E.I., Faria, M.M., Rabin, H.R. & Storey, D.G. Pseudomonas aeruginosa cystic fibrosis isolates from individual patients demonstrate a range of lethality in two Drosophila melanogaster infection models. Infection and Immunity 2008 May;76(5):1877-88. PMID:18285499

Lynch, T., Livingstone, S., Buenaventura, E., Lutter, E., Fedwick, J., Buret, A.G., Graham, D. & DeVinney, R. Vibrio parahaemolyticus disruption of epithelial cell tight junctions occurs independently of toxin Production. Infection and Immunity 2005 Mar;73(3):1275-83. PMID:15731024

Chambers, C.E., Lutter, E.I., Visser, M.B., Law, P. & Sokol. P.A. Identification of Potential CepR Regulated Genes using a cep box Motif-Based Search of the Burkholderia cenocepacia Genome BMC Microbiology 2006 Dec; 6:104. PMID:17187664

Marriott, R.A., Hakin, A.W., Liu, J.L. & Lutter. E. The volumetric properties of aqueous solutions of glycylglycine and L-serine at elevated temperatures and pressures, Journal Chemical Thermodynamics 2001, 959-982, 33.

Lutter, E. Lewenza, S., Dennnis, J. J. & P.A Sokol. Distribution of quorum sensing genes in the Burkholderia cepacia complex. Infection and Immunity 2001 Jul; 69 (7):4661-6. PMID:11402012