Schuster, CF


Publications by Christopher F. Schuster

Publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals ordered from most recent to oldest. Please note that due to copyright restrictions from the publishers, in most cases I cannot provide the formatted PDF directly on this page. Instead links are supplied to the journal webpages where the articles can be downloaded from.

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Last updated on January 07 2020.

  1. Christopher F. Schuster, David M. Wiedemann, Freja C. M. Kirsebom, Marina Santiago, Suzanne Walker, and Angelika Gründling, High‐throughput transposon sequencing highlights the cell wall as an important barrier for osmotic stress in methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus and underlines a tailored response to different osmotic stressors, Molecular Microbiology doi: 10.1111/mmi.14433, Free Open Access Download.
  2. Christopher F. Schuster, Sophie A Howard, Angelika Gründling, Use of the counter selectable marker PheS* for genome engineering in Staphylococcus aureus, Microbiology doi: 10.1099/mic.0.000791, Free Open Access Download.
  3. Eleni Karinou, Christopher F. Schuster*, Manuel Pazos*, Waldemar Vollmer, Angelika Gruuml;ndling, Inactivation of the Monofunctional Peptidoglycan Glycosyltransferase SgtB Allows Staphylococcus aureus To Survive in the Absence of Lipoteichoic Acid. J Bacteriol 201:e00574-18, doi: 10.1128/JB.00574-18 Free Open Access Download.
  4. Zeden MS, Schuster CF, Bowman L, Zhong Q, Williams HD, Gründling A, Cyclic di-adenosine monophosphate (c-di-AMP) is required for osmotic regulation in Staphylococcus aureus but dispensable for viability in anaerobic conditions. J Biol Chem. 2018 Mar 2;293(9):3180-3200. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M117.818716. Epub 2018 Jan 11. Free Open Access Download.
  5. Bowman L, Zeden MS, Schuster CF, Kaever V, Gründling A, New Insights into the Cyclic di-Adenosine Monophosphate (c-di-AMP) Degradation Pathway and the Requirement of the Cyclic-Dinucleotide for Acid Stress Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. J Biol Chem. 2016 Nov 10. pii: jbc.M116.747709. Free Open Access Download.
  6. Schuster CF*, Bellows LE*, Tosi T, Campeotto I, Corrigan RM, Freemont P, Gründling A., The second messenger c-di-AMP inhibits the osmolyte uptake system OpuC in Staphylococcus aureus., Science Signaling. 2016 Aug 16;9(441):ra81. Original Article - Subscription required Free Author Manuscript - Accepted Version.Cover image in Science Signaling of the paper The second messenger c-di-AMP inhibits the osmolyte uptake system OpuC in Staphylococcus aureus
  7. Schuster CF*, Bertram R*, Toxin-antitoxin systems of Staphylococcus aureus. Toxins (Basel) 2016, 8(5), doi: 10.3390/toxins8050140. Free Open Access Download. Cover image Staphylococcus aureus toxin-antitoxin systems
  8. Schuster CF, Mechler L, Nolle N, Krismer B, Zelder ME, Götz F, Bertram R. The MazEF Toxin-Antitoxin System Alters the β-Lactam Susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus. PLoS One. 2015 May 12;10(5):e0126118. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126118. eCollection 2015. Free Download Cover image mazEF S. aureus
  9. Schuster CF, Bertram R. Fluorescence based primer extension technique to determine transcriptional starting points and cleavage sites of RNases in vivo. Journal of Visualized Experiments. 2014 Oct 31;(92):e52134. doi: 10.3791/52134. Watch video (Subscription required). Cover image for fluorescent primer extensions
  10. Bertram R, Schuster CF. Post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression in bacterial pathogens by toxin-antitoxin systems. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 2014 Jan 29;4:6. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2014.00006. eCollection 2014. Review. Free Open Access Download. Modes of action of Toxin components from Toxin-Anitoxin systems
  11. Nolle N*, Schuster CF*, Bertram R. Two paralogous yefM-yoeB loci from Staphylococcus equorum encode functional toxin-antitoxin systems. Microbiology. 2013 Aug;159(Pt 8):1575-85. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.068049-0. Epub 2013 Jul 7. *contributed equally Free Download.
  12. Schuster CF, Bertram R. Toxin-antitoxin systems are ubiquitous and versatile modulators of prokaryotic cell fate. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 2013 Mar;340(2):73-85. doi: 10.1111/1574-6968.12074. Epub 2013 Jan 24. Review. Free Download. Five types of Toxin-Antitoxin Systems
  13. Schuster CF, Park JH, Prax M, Herbig A, Nieselt K, Rosenstein R, Inouye M, Bertram R. Characterization of a mazEF toxin-antitoxin homologue from Staphylococcus equorum. Journal of Bacteriology. 2013 Jan;195(1):115-25. doi: 10.1128/JB.00400-12. Epub 2012 Oct 26. Free Download.

* contributed equally.