Publications

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Escherichia coli glutathionylspermidine synthetase/amidase: phylogeny and effect on regulation of gene expression.
Chattopadhyay MK, Chen W, Tabor H.
FEMS Microbiol Lett (2013 Jan) 338:132-40. Abstract/Full Text
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.
Chattopadhyay MK, Keembiyehetty CN, Chen W, Tabor H.
J Biol Chem (2015 Jul 17) 290:17809-21. Abstract/Full Text
Polyamines are critical for the induction of the glutamate decarboxylase-dependent acid resistance system in Escherichia coli.
Chattopadhyay MK, Tabor H.
J Biol Chem (2013 Nov 22) 288:33559-70. Abstract/Full Text
Polyamines are not required for aerobic growth of Escherichia coli: preparation of a strain with deletions in all of the genes for polyamine biosynthesis.
Chattopadhyay MK, Tabor CW, Tabor H.
J Bacteriol (2009 Sep) 191:5549-52. Abstract/Full Text
Hypusine modification for growth is the major function of spermidine in Saccharomyces cerevisiae polyamine auxotrophs grown in limiting spermidine.
Chattopadhyay MK, Park MH, Tabor H.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A (2008 May 6) 105:6554-9. Abstract/Full Text

Additional Publications

Microarray studies on the genes responsive to the addition of spermidine or spermine to a Saccharomyces cerevisiae spermidine synthase mutant.
Chattopadhyay MK, Chen W, Poy G, Cam M, Stiles D, Tabor H.
Yeast (2009 Oct) 26:531-44. Abstract/Full Text
Polyamine deficiency leads to accumulation of reactive oxygen species in a spe2Delta mutant of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Chattopadhyay MK, Tabor CW, Tabor H.
Yeast (2006 Jul 30) 23:751-61. Abstract/Full Text
Methylthioadenosine and polyamine biosynthesis in a Saccharomyces cerevisiae meu1delta mutant.
Chattopadhyay MK, Tabor CW, Tabor H.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun (2006 Apr 28) 343:203-7. Abstract/Full Text
Studies on the regulation of ornithine decarboxylase in yeast: effect of deletion in the MEU1 gene.
Chattopadhyay MK, Tabor CW, Tabor H.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A (2005 Nov 8) 102:16158-63. Abstract/Full Text
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.
Chattopadhyay MK, Tabor CW, Tabor H.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A (2003 Nov 25) 100:13869-74. Abstract/Full Text
Polyamines protect Escherichia coli cells from the toxic effect of oxygen.
Chattopadhyay MK, Tabor CW, Tabor H.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A (2003 Mar 4) 100:2261-5. Abstract/Full Text
Absolute requirement of spermidine for growth and cell cycle progression of fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe).
Chattopadhyay MK, Tabor CW, Tabor H.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A (2002 Aug 6) 99:10330-4. Abstract/Full Text
In vivo mechanism-based inactivation of S-adenosylmethionine decarboxylases from Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhimurium, and Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Li YF, Hess S, Pannell LK, White Tabor C, Tabor H.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A (2001 Sep 11) 98:10578-83. Abstract/Full Text
Effect of spermidine on the in vivo degradation of ornithine decarboxylase in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Gupta R, Hamasaki-Katagiri N, White Tabor C, Tabor H.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A (2001 Sep 11) 98:10620-3. Abstract/Full Text
It all started on a streetcar in Boston.
Tabor CW, Tabor H.
Annu Rev Biochem (1999) 68:1-32. Abstract/Full Text
Polyamines.
Tabor CW, Tabor H.
Annu Rev Biochem (1984) 53:749-90. Abstract/Full Text