Project description:Comparative genomic hybridization of a temporally and locally diverse set of S. enterica ssp I serovar Enteritidis isolates, and some closely related serovar Dublin and Gallinarum strains, to the sequenced Enteritidis PT4
Project description:FabR ChIP-chip on Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Typhimurium SL1344 using anti-Myc antibody against strain with chromosomally 9Myc-tagged FabR (IP samples) and wildtype strain (mock IP samples) Overall design: IP sample (using anti-Myc antibody against Salmonella Typhimurium SL1344 strain encoding chromosomally 9Myc-tagged FabR) and control mock IP sample (using anti-Myc antibody against Salmonella Typhimurium SL1344 wildtype strain) were labeled with Cy5 and hybridized against a common genomic DNA reference, labeled with Cy3, on 2 S. Typhimurium LT2 whole genome tiling arrays
Project description:<p>The gut microbiota is increasingly recognized for playing a critical role in human health and disease, especially in conferring resistance to both virulent pathogens such as Salmonella, which infects 1.2 million people in the United States every year , and opportunistic pathogens like Candida, which causes an estimated 46,000 cases of invasive candidiasis each year in the United States . The dynamics of pathogen-microbiome interactions and the metabolites involved in this process remain largely unknown. </p><p>We use gnotobiotic mice infected with the virulent pathogen Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium or the opportunistic pathogen Candida albicans in combination with metagenomics and discovery metabolomics to identify changes in the community and metabolome during infection. To isolate the role of the microbiota in response to pathogens, we compared mice monocolonized with the pathogen, uninfected mice 'humanized' with a synthetic human microbiome, or infected humanized mice. We observe that changes in the community and in biosynthetic gene cluster potential occur within 3 days for the virulent Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium, but there are minimal changes with a poorly colonizing Candida albicans. In addition, the metabolome shifts depending on infection status, including changes in glutathione metabolites in response to Salmonella infection. The LC-MS metabolomic fingerprint of the cecum differed between mice monocolonized with either pathogen and humanized infected mice. Specifically, we identified an increase in glutathione disulfide, glutathione cysteine disulfide, inosine 5'-monophosphate, and hydroxybutyrylcarnitine in mice infected with Salmonella in contrast to uninfected mice and mice monocolonized with Salmonella. These metabolites potentially play a role in pathogen-induced oxidative stress. These results provide insight into how the microbiota community members interact with each other and with pathogens on a metabolic level.</p><p><br></p><p>Ref:</p><p> Scallan E, Hoekstra RM, Angulo FJ, Tauxe RV, Widdowson MA, Roy SL, Jones JL, and Griffin PM. Foodborne Illness Acquired in the United States—Major Pathogens. Emerg Infect Dis 2011;17:7-15. doi.org/10.3201/eid1701.P11101</p><p> Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2013</p>
Project description:Single-molecule read technologies allow for detection of epigenomic base modifications during routine sequencing by analysis of kinetic data during the reaction, including the duration between base incorporations at the elongation site (the "inter-pulse duration.") Methylome data associated with a closed de novo bacterial genome of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Javiana str. CFSAN001992 was produced and submitted to the Gene Expression Omnibus. Single-sample sequencing and base modification detection of cultured isolate of a foodborne pathogen.
Project description:Investigation of whole genome gene expression level changes in a Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium UK1 delta-iacP mutant, compared to the wild-type strain. IacP is resoponsible for the secretion of virulence effector proteins via the type III secretion system, thereby contributing the virulence of S. Typhimurium. The mutants analyzed in this study are further described in Kim et al. 2011. Role of Salmonella Pathogenicity Island 1 Protein IacP in Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium Pathogenesis. Infection and Immunity 79(4):1440-1450 (PMID 21263021). A chip study using total RNA recovered from two separate wild-type cultures of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium UK1 and two separate cultures of a mutant strain, Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium UK1 delta-iacP. Each chip measures the expression level of 4,302 genes from Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium.
Project description:Investigation of whole genome gene expression level changes in a Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium 14028 delta GidA mutant The mutant described in this study is further analyzed in Shippy, D. C., N. M. Eakley, P. N. Bochsler, and A. A. Fadl. 2011. Biological and virulence characteristics of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium following deletion of glucose-inhibited division (gidA) gene. Microb Pathog. A single chip study using three separate cultures of wild-type Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium 14028 and three separate cultures of a single mutant, delta GidA Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium 14028.