1. HMBPP-deficient Listeria mutant immunization alters pulmonary/systemic responses, effector functions, and memory polarization of Vγ2Vδ2 T cells.
    Frencher JT, Shen H, Yan L, Wilson JO, Freitag NE, Rizzo AN, Chen CY, Chen ZW.
    J Leukoc Biol. 2014 Aug 11. pii: jlb.6HI1213-632R. [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID: 25114162 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

  2. Listeria monocytogenes virulence factor secretion: don't leave the cell without a chaperone.
    Cahoon LA, Freitag NE.
    Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2014 Feb 12;4:13. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2014.00013. eCollection 2014. Review.
    PMID: 24575392 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  3. Roles of a novel Crp/Fnr family transcription factor Lmo0753 in soil survival, biofilm production and surface attachment to fresh produce of Listeria monocytogenes.
    Salazar JK, Wu Z, Yang W, Freitag NE, Tortorello ML, Wang H, Zhang W.
    PLoS One. 2013 Sep 16;8(9):e75736. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0075736. eCollection 2013.
    PMID: 24066185 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  4. γδ T cells exhibit multifunctional and protective memory in intestinal tissues.
    Sheridan BS, Romagnoli PA, Pham QM, Fu HH, Alonzo F 3rd, Schubert WD, Freitag NE, Lefrançois L.
    Immunity. 2013 Jul 25;39(1):184-95. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2013.06.015.
    PMID: 23890071 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  5. PrfA-like transcription factor gene lmo0753 contributes to L-rhamnose utilization in Listeria monocytogenes strains associated with human food-borne infections.
    Salazar JK, Wu Z, McMullen PD, Luo Q, Freitag NE, Tortorello ML, Hu S, Zhang W.
    Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013 Sep;79(18):5584-92. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01812-13. Epub 2013 Jul 8.
    PMID: 23835178 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  6. SHIV antigen immunization alters patterns of immune responses to SHIV/malaria coinfection and protects against life-threatening SHIV-related malaria.
    Frencher JT, Ryan-Pasyeur BK, Huang D, Wang RC, McMullen PD, Letvin NL, Collins WE, Freitag NE, Malkovsky M, Chen CY, Shen L, Chen ZW.
    J Infect Dis. 2013 Jul 15;208(2):260-70. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jit151. Epub 2013 Apr 8.
    PMID: 23568175 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  7. The Listeria monocytogenes ChiA chitinase enhances virulence through suppression of host innate immunity.
    Chaudhuri S, Gantner BN, Ye RD, Cianciotto NP, Freitag NE.
    MBio. 2013 Mar 19;4(2):e00617-12. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00617-12.
    PMID: 23512964 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  8. Smad7 inhibits autocrine expression of TGF-β2 in intestinal epithelial cells in baboon necrotizing enterocolitis.
    Namachivayam K, Blanco CL, MohanKumar K, Jagadeeswaran R, Vasquez M, McGill-Vargas L, Garzon SA, Jain SK, Gill RK, Freitag NE, Weitkamp JH, Seidner SR, Maheshwari A.
    Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2013 Jan 15;304(2):G167-80. doi: 10.1152/ajpgi.00141.2012. Epub 2012 Nov 15.
    PMID: 23154975 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  9. Optimizing the balance between host and environmental survival skills: lessons learned from Listeria monocytogenes.
    Xayarath B, Freitag NE.
    Future Microbiol. 2012 Jul;7(7):839-52. doi: 10.2217/fmb.12.57. Review.
    PMID: 22827306 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  10. Genome sequence of Listeria monocytogenes 07PF0776, a cardiotropic serovar 4b strain.
    McMullen PD, Gillaspy AF, Gipson J, Bobo LD, Skiest DJ, Freitag NE.
    J Bacteriol. 2012 Jul;194(13):3552. doi: 10.1128/JB.00616-12.
    PMID: 22689239 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  11. Listeria monocytogenes adapts to long-term stationary phase survival without compromising bacterial virulence.
    Bruno JC Jr, Freitag NE.
    FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2011 Oct;323(2):171-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2011.02373.x. Epub 2011 Aug 24.
    PMID: 22092717 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  12. Probing the role of protein surface charge in the activation of PrfA, the central regulator of Listeria monocytogenes pathogenesis.
    Xayarath B, Volz KW, Smart JI, Freitag NE.
    PLoS One. 2011;6(8):e23502. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0023502. Epub 2011 Aug 12.
    PMID: 21858145 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  13. A novel C-terminal mutation resulting in constitutive activation of the Listeria monocytogenes central virulence regulatory factor PrfA.
    Xayarath B, Smart JI, Mueller KJ, Freitag NE.
    Microbiology. 2011 Nov;157(Pt 11):3138-49. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.049957-0. Epub 2011 Aug 11.
    PMID: 21835879 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  14. Functional analysis of the Listeria monocytogenes secretion chaperone PrsA2 and its multiple contributions to bacterial virulence.
    Alonzo F 3rd, Xayarath B, Whisstock JC, Freitag NE.
    Mol Microbiol. 2011 Jun;80(6):1530-48. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2011.07665.x. Epub 2011 May 5.
    PMID: 21545417 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  15. Evidence for subpopulations of Listeria monocytogenes with enhanced invasion of cardiac cells.
    Alonzo F 3rd, Bobo LD, Skiest DJ, Freitag NE.
    J Med Microbiol. 2011 Apr;60(Pt 4):423-34. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.027185-0. Epub 2011 Jan 25.
    PMID: 21266727 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  16. Actin polymerization drives septation of Listeria monocytogenes namA hydrolase mutants, demonstrating host correction of a bacterial defect.
    Alonzo F 3rd, McMullen PD, Freitag NE.
    Infect Immun. 2011 Apr;79(4):1458-70. doi: 10.1128/IAI.01140-10. Epub 2011 Jan 24.
    PMID: 21263016 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  17. Constitutive activation of PrfA tilts the balance of Listeria monocytogenes fitness towards life within the host versus environmental survival.
    Bruno JC Jr, Freitag NE.
    PLoS One. 2010 Dec 7;5(12):e15138. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0015138.
    PMID: 21151923 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  18. Listeria monocytogenes PrsA2 is required for virulence factor secretion and bacterial viability within the host cell cytosol.
    Alonzo F 3rd, Freitag NE.
    Infect Immun. 2010 Nov;78(11):4944-57. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00532-10. Epub 2010 Sep 7.
    PMID: 20823208 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  19. Contribution of chitinases to Listeria monocytogenes pathogenesis.
    Chaudhuri S, Bruno JC, Alonzo F 3rd, Xayarath B, Cianciotto NP, Freitag NE.
    Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010 Nov;76(21):7302-5. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01338-10. Epub 2010 Sep 3.
    PMID: 20817810 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article
  20. The virulence regulator PrfA promotes biofilm formation by Listeria monocytogenes.
    Lemon KP, Freitag NE, Kolter R.
    J Bacteriol. 2010 Aug;192(15):3969-76. doi: 10.1128/JB.00179-10. Epub 2010 May 28.
    PMID: 20511507 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

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