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    November 2021
  1. MONTGOMERY MG, Petri J, Spikes TE, Walker JE, et al
    Structure of the ATP synthase from Mycobacterium smegmatis provides targets for treating tuberculosis.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
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  2. ALQARZAEE AA, Chaudhari SS, Islam MM, Kumar V, et al
    Staphylococcal ClpXP protease targets the cellular antioxidant system to eliminate fitness-compromised cells in stationary phase.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
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  3. SALAMAGA B, Kong L, Pasquina-Lemonche L, Lafage L, et al
    Demonstration of the role of cell wall homeostasis in Staphylococcus aureus growth and the action of bactericidal antibiotics.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2021
  4. GRISON CM, Lambey P, Jeannot S, Del Nero E, et al
    Molecular insights into mechanisms of GPCR hijacking by Staphylococcus aureus.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
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  5. Correction for Whitworth et al., Elevated cerebrospinal fluid cytokine levels in tuberculous meningitis predict survival in response to dexamethasone.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
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    September 2021
  6. QIN H, Zou Z, Anderson D, Sang Y, et al
    The transcription regulator BrsR serves as a network hub of natural competence protein-protein interactions in Streptococcus mutans.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
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  7. BARBIERI R
    Origin, transmission, and evolution of plague over 400 y in Europe.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
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  8. JONES CS, Anderson AC, Clarke AJ
    Mechanism of Staphylococcus aureus peptidoglycan O-acetyltransferase A as an O-acyltransferase.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2021
  9. LIM J, Lee JJ, Lee SK, Kim S, et al
    Phosphoenolpyruvate depletion mediates both growth arrest and drug tolerance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in hypoxia.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
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  10. GOUZY A, Healy C, Black KA, Rhee KY, et al
    Growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis at acidic pH depends on lipid assimilation and is accompanied by reduced GAPDH activity.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
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  11. BARTH VC, Chauhan U, Zeng J, Su X, et al
    Mycobacterium tuberculosis VapC4 toxin engages small ORFs to initiate an integrated oxidative and copper stress response.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
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    July 2021
  12. XI R, Montague J, Lin X, Lu C, et al
    Up-regulation of gasdermin C in mouse small intestine is associated with lytic cell death in enterocytes in worm-induced type 2 immunity.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
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    June 2021
  13. ARAGAW WW, Lee BM, Yang X, Zimmerman MD, et al
    Potency boost of a Mycobacterium tuberculosis dihydrofolate reductase inhibitor by multienzyme F420H2-dependent reduction.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
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  14. RAYNAUD C, Sheppard D, Berry JL, Gurung I, et al
    PilB from Streptococcus sanguinis is a bimodular type IV pilin with a direct role in adhesion.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. DI IULIO J, Bartha I, Spreafico R, Virgin HW, et al
    Transfer transcriptomic signatures for infectious diseases.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2021
  16. DROTT MT, Rush TA, Satterlee TR, Giannone RJ, et al
    Microevolution in the pansecondary metabolome of Aspergillus flavus and its potential macroevolutionary implications for filamentous fungi.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. LABUDA JC, Pham OH, Depew CE, Fong KD, et al
    Circulating immunity protects the female reproductive tract from Chlamydia infection.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2021
  18. LIU Q, Liu H, Shi L, Gan M, et al
    Local adaptation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis on the Tibetan Plateau.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
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  19. LI C, Zhou Z, Lumey LH
    Early-life exposure to the Chinese famine and tuberculosis risk: Unrecognized biases from different measures of famine intensity.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
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  20. LE VOYER T, Neehus AL, Yang R, Ogishi M, et al
    Inherited deficiency of stress granule ZNFX1 in patients with monocytosis and mycobacterial disease.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. AGGARWAL SD, Lloyd AJ, Yerneni SS, Narciso AR, et al
    A molecular link between cell wall biosynthesis, translation fidelity, and stringent response in Streptococcus pneumoniae.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2021
  22. TEOH WP, Chen X, Laczkovich I, Alonzo F 3rd, et al
    Staphylococcus aureus adapts to the host nutritional landscape to overcome tissue-specific branched-chain fatty acid requirement.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
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  23. ANGST DC, Tepekule B, Sun L, Bogos B, et al
    Comparing treatment strategies to reduce antibiotic resistance in an in vitro epidemiological setting.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. RIMBARA E, Suzuki M, Matsui H, Nakamura M, et al
    Isolation and characterization of Helicobacter suis from human stomach.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
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  25. SINGH-BABAK SD, Babak T, Fraser HB, Johnson AD, et al
    Lineage-specific selection and the evolution of virulence in the Candida clade.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
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  26. FIEBIG A, Vrentas CE, Le T, Huebner M, et al
    Quantification of Brucella abortus population structure in a natural host.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. WHITWORTH LJ, Troll R, Pagan AJ, Roca FJ, et al
    Elevated cerebrospinal fluid cytokine levels in tuberculous meningitis predict survival in response to dexamethasone.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. BERRYHILL BA, Huseby DL, McCall IC, Hughes D, et al
    Evaluating the potential efficacy and limitations of a phage for joint antibiotic and phage therapy of Staphylococcus aureus infections.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. WU J, Bao C, Reinhardt RL, Abraham SN, et al
    Local induction of bladder Th1 responses to combat urinary tract infections.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. CHIANG N, de la Rosa X, Libreros S, Pan H, et al
    Cysteinyl-specialized proresolving mediators link resolution of infectious inflammation and tissue regeneration via TRAF3 activation.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. CHANG YL, Rossetti M, Gjertson DW, Rubbi L, et al
    Human DNA methylation signatures differentiate persistent from resolving MRSA bacteremia.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2021
  32. RAFFA N, Won TH, Sukowaty A, Candor K, et al
    Dual-purpose isocyanides produced by Aspergillus fumigatus contribute to cellular copper sufficiency and exhibit antimicrobial activity.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. HUEMER M, Mairpady Shambat S, Bergada-Pijuan J, Soderholm S, et al
    Molecular reprogramming and phenotype switching in Staphylococcus aureus lead to high antibiotic persistence and affect therapy success.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. CRUZ AR, Boer MAD, Strasser J, Zwarthoff SA, et al
    Staphylococcal protein A inhibits complement activation by interfering with IgG hexamer formation.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
  35. HANNA CC, Ashhurst AS, Quan D, Maxwell JWC, et al
    Synthetic protein conjugate vaccines provide protection against Mycobacterium tuberculosis in mice.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. WANG Y, He K, Sheng B, Lei X, et al
    The RNA helicase Dhx15 mediates Wnt-induced antimicrobial protein expression in Paneth cells.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. EZENWA VO, Budischak SA, Buss P, Seguel M, et al
    Natural resistance to worms exacerbates bovine tuberculosis severity independently of worm coinfection.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. HOU P, Jia P, Yang K, Li Z, et al
    An unconventional role of an ASB family protein in NF-kappaB activation and inflammatory response during microbial infection and colitis.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
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  39. SU H, Liu Q, Bian X, Wang S, et al
    Synthesis and delivery of Streptococcus pneumoniae capsular polysaccharides by recombinant attenuated Salmonella vaccines.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. SATERIALE A, Gullicksrud JA, Engiles JB, McLeod BI, et al
    The intestinal parasite Cryptosporidium is controlled by an enterocyte intrinsic inflammasome that depends on NLRP6.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
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  41. TOWELL AM, Feuillie C, Vitry P, Da Costa TM, et al
    Staphylococcus aureus binds to the N-terminal region of corneodesmosin to adhere to the stratum corneum in atopic dermatitis.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. PRASAD JM, Negron O, Du X, Mullins ES, et al
    Host fibrinogen drives antimicrobial function in Staphylococcus aureus peritonitis through bacterial-mediated prothrombin activation.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. OLDENKAMP R, Schultsz C, Mancini E, Cappuccio A, et al
    Filling the gaps in the global prevalence map of clinical antimicrobial resistance.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2020
  44. INOMATA M, Xu S, Chandra P, Meydani SN, et al
    Macrophage LC3-associated phagocytosis is an immune defense against Streptococcus pneumoniae that diminishes with host aging.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:33561-33569.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. MAN K, Bowman C, Braverman KN, Escalante V, et al
    A thermogenic fat-epithelium cell axis regulates intestinal disease tolerance.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:32029-32037.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. D'MELLO A, Riegler AN, Martinez E, Beno SM, et al
    An in vivo atlas of host-pathogen transcriptomes during Streptococcus pneumoniae colonization and disease.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Dec 14. pii: 2010428117.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. ZHONG W, Shi Z, Mahadevegowda SH, Liu B, et al
    Designer broad-spectrum polyimidazolium antibiotics.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:31376-31385.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. AUNINS TR, Erickson KE, Chatterjee A
    Transcriptome-based design of antisense inhibitors potentiates carbapenem efficacy in CRE Escherichia coli.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:30699-30709.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. LIM C, Berk JM, Blaise A, Bircher J, et al
    Crystal structure of a guanine nucleotide exchange factor encoded by the scrub typhus pathogen Orientia tsutsugamushi.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:30380-30390.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2020
  50. AKHADE AS, Atif SM, Lakshmi BS, Dikshit N, et al
    Type 1 interferon-dependent repression of NLRC4 and iPLA2 licenses down-regulation of Salmonella flagellin inside macrophages.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:29811-29822.
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  51. ZHANG H, Zoued A, Liu X, Sit B, et al
    Type I interferon remodels lysosome function and modifies intestinal epithelial defense.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:29862-29871.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. ZULAUF KE, Kirby JE
    Discovery of small-molecule inhibitors of multidrug-resistance plasmid maintenance using a high-throughput screening approach.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:29839-29850.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. HENRIQUES P, Dello Iacono L, Gimeno A, Biolchi A, et al
    Structure of a protective epitope reveals the importance of acetylation of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A capsular polysaccharide.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:29795-29802.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. SENDER V, Hentrich K, Pathak A, Tan Qian Ler A, et al
    Capillary leakage provides nutrients and antioxidants for rapid pneumococcal proliferation in influenza-infected lower airways.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Nov 23. pii: 2012265117.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. SHEIKH A, Tumala B, Vickers TJ, Alvarado D, et al
    CEACAMs serve as toxin-stimulated receptors for enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:29055-29062.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. LILIC M, Chen J, Boyaci H, Braffman N, et al
    The antibiotic sorangicin A inhibits promoter DNA unwinding in a Mycobacterium tuberculosis rifampicin-resistant RNA polymerase.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Nov 16. pii: 2013706117.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. GUELLIL M, Kersten O, Namouchi A, Luciani S, et al
    A genomic and historical synthesis of plague in 18th century Eurasia.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:28328-28335.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. DE GRYSE GMA, Khuong TV, Descamps B, Van Den Broeck W, et al
    The shrimp nephrocomplex serves as a major portal of pathogen entry and is involved in the molting process.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:28374-28383.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. EARN DJD, Ma J, Poinar H, Dushoff J, et al
    Acceleration of plague outbreaks in the second pandemic.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:27703-27711.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. FLEEMAN RM, Macias LA, Brodbelt JS, Davies BW, et al
    Defining principles that influence antimicrobial peptide activity against capsulated Klebsiella pneumoniae.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:27620-27626.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. NGO VL, Abo H, Kuczma M, Szurek E, et al
    IL-36R signaling integrates innate and adaptive immune-mediated protection against enteropathogenic bacteria.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:27540-27548.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2020
  62. SILVA ON, Torres MDT, Cao J, Alves ESF, et al
    Repurposing a peptide toxin from wasp venom into antiinfectives with dual antimicrobial and immunomodulatory properties.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:26936-26945.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. SORG RA, Gallay C, Van Maele L, Sirard JC, et al
    Synthetic gene-regulatory networks in the opportunistic human pathogen Streptococcus pneumoniae.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Oct 21. pii: 1920015117.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. MACHELART A, Willemart K, Zuniga-Ripa A, Godard T, et al
    Convergent evolution of zoonotic Brucella species toward the selective use of the pentose phosphate pathway.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:26374-26381.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. CHENG Q, Trangucci R, Nelson KN, Fu W, et al
    Prenatal and early-life exposure to the Great Chinese Famine increased the risk of tuberculosis in adulthood across two generations.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Oct 19. pii: 2008336117.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. HAMAOUI D, Cosse MM, Mohan J, Lystad AH, et al
    The Chlamydia effector CT622/TaiP targets a nonautophagy related function of ATG16L1.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Oct 14. pii: 2005389117.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. GENIN A, Levy L, Sharon G, Raitsos DE, et al
    Rapid onsets of warming events trigger mass mortality of coral reef fish.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:25378-25385.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. DAVID S, Cohen V, Reuter S, Sheppard AE, et al
    Integrated chromosomal and plasmid sequence analyses reveal diverse modes of carbapenemase gene spread among Klebsiella pneumoniae.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:25043-25054.
    PubMed     Abstract available



  69. Correction for Wang et al., Regenerative therapy based on miRNA-302 mimics for enhancing host recovery from pneumonia caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Oct 5. pii: 2019647117.
    PubMed    


    September 2020
  70. SANZ J, Maurizio PL, Snyder-Mackler N, Simons ND, et al
    Social history and exposure to pathogen signals modulate social status effects on gene regulation in rhesus macaques.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:23317-23322.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. PETERSON BN, Portman JL, Feng Y, Wang J, et al
    Secondary structure of the mRNA encoding listeriolysin O is essential to establish the replicative niche of L. monocytogenes.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:23774-23781.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. MICOLI F, Bjarnarson SP, Arcuri M, Aradottir Pind AA, et al
    Short Vi-polysaccharide abrogates T-independent immune response and hyporesponsiveness elicited by long Vi-CRM197 conjugate vaccine.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Sep 8. pii: 2005857117.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2020
  73. PRECIADO-LLANES L, Aulicino A, Canals R, Moynihan PJ, et al
    Evasion of MAIT cell recognition by the African Salmonella Typhimurium ST313 pathovar that causes invasive disease.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:20717-20728.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. VIEGAS J
    Profile of Paul E. Turner.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:18906-18908.
    PubMed    


  75. LAKSHMAIAH NARAYANA J, Mishra B, Lushnikova T, Wu Q, et al
    Two distinct amphipathic peptide antibiotics with systemic efficacy.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:19446-19454.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. ROBLIN C, Chiumento S, Bornet O, Nouailler M, et al
    The unusual structure of Ruminococcin C1 antimicrobial peptide confers clinical properties.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:19168-19177.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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