U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Herbert Tabor
 

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Tel: 301-496-2562
Email: tabor@helix.nih.gov
 

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  • Intern in MedicineNew Haven Hospital, Yale Medical School1942-1943
  • ResearcherDepartment of Biological Chemistry, Harvard Medical School1941
  • StudentCollege of the City of New York1933-1935
  • M.D.Harvard Medical School1941
  • A.B.Harvard College1937
 

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Herbert Tabor, M.D.

Section Chief, Pharmacology SectionLaboratory of Biochemistry and Genetics
Specialties
  • Molecular Biology/Biochemistry

​Publications

A selection of recent and significant publications can be viewed below.

Publications
Chattopadhyay MK, Keembiyehetty CN, Chen W, Tabor H. Polyamines Stimulate the Level of the σ38 Subunit (RpoS) of Escherichia coli RNA Polymerase, Resulting in the Induction of the Glutamate Decarboxylase-dependent Acid Response System via the gadE Regulon. J Biol Chem. 2015 May 29; 290 (2015 May 29; 29; 290):17809-21. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chattopadhyay MK, Tabor H. Polyamines are critical for the induction of the glutamate decarboxylase-dependent acid resistance system in Escherichia coli. J Biol Chem. 2013 Nov 22; 288 (288; 2013 Nov 22; 47):33559-70. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chattopadhyay MK, Chen W, Tabor H. Escherichia coli glutathionylspermidine synthetase/amidase: phylogeny and effect on regulation of gene expression. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2013 Jan; 338 (338; 2; 2013 Jan):132-40. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chattopadhyay MK, Chen W, Poy G, Cam M, Stiles D, Tabor H. Microarray studies on the genes responsive to the addition of spermidine or spermine to a Saccharomyces cerevisiae spermidine synthase mutant. Yeast. 2009 Oct; 26 (2009 Oct; 10; 26):531-44. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chattopadhyay MK, Tabor CW, Tabor H. Polyamines are not required for aerobic growth of Escherichia coli: preparation of a strain with deletions in all of the genes for polyamine biosynthesis. J Bacteriol. 2009 Sep; 191 (17; 191; 2009 Sep):5549-52. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chattopadhyay MK, Park MH, Tabor H. Hypusine modification for growth is the major function of spermidine in Saccharomyces cerevisiae polyamine auxotrophs grown in limiting spermidine. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 May 6; 105 (105; 2008 May 6; 18):6554-9. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chattopadhyay MK, Tabor CW, Tabor H. Polyamine deficiency leads to accumulation of reactive oxygen species in a spe2Delta mutant of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Yeast. 2006 Jul 30; 23 (23; 2006 Jul 30; 10):751-61. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chattopadhyay MK, Tabor CW, Tabor H. Methylthioadenosine and polyamine biosynthesis in a Saccharomyces cerevisiae meu1delta mutant. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2006 Apr 28; 343 (343; 2006 Apr 28; 1):203-7. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chattopadhyay MK, Tabor CW, Tabor H. Studies on the regulation of ornithine decarboxylase in yeast: effect of deletion in the MEU1 gene. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Nov 8; 102 (2005 Nov 8; 102; 45):16158-63. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chattopadhyay MK, Tabor CW, Tabor H. Spermidine but not spermine is essential for hypusine biosynthesis and growth in Saccharomyces cerevisiae: spermine is converted to spermidine in vivo by the FMS1-amine oxidase. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Nov 25; 100 (100; 2003 Nov 25; 24):13869-74. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chattopadhyay MK, Tabor CW, Tabor H. Polyamines protect Escherichia coli cells from the toxic effect of oxygen. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Mar 4; 100 (100; 2003 Mar 4; 5):2261-5. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chattopadhyay MK, Tabor CW, Tabor H. Absolute requirement of spermidine for growth and cell cycle progression of fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Aug 6; 99 (16; 2002 Aug 6; 99):10330-4. [Full Text/Abstract]
Tabor CW, Tabor H. Polyamines. Annu Rev Biochem. 1984; 53 (1984; 53):749-90. [Full Text/Abstract]