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Mrinal K. Bhattacharjee

Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S., M.S. Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur, India)Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Specialties

Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology

Publications

  • Co-author, “Microwave Sterilization of Growth Medium Alleviates Inhibition of Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans by Maillard Reaction Products,” published in the Journal of Microbiological Methods (2009)
  • Co-author, “Bacterial conjugation in the cytoplasm of mouse cells,” published in Infection and Immunity (2008)
  • Co-author, “tfoX (sxy)-Dependent Transformation of Aggregatibacter (Actinobacillus) actinomycetemcomitans.” published in Gene (2007)
  • Co-author, “Endothelial Barrier Strengthening by Activation of Focal Adhesion Kinase,” published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry (2003)
  • Co-author, “Nonspecific adherence by Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans: TadA is an ATPase,” published in the Journal of Bacteriology (2001)
  • Co-author, “Nonspecific adherence by Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans requires genes widespread in Bacteria and Archaea,” published in the Journal of Bacteriology (2000)
  • Co-author, “Direct Selection of IS903 Transposon Insertions by Use of a Broad-Host-Range Vector: Isolation of Catalase Deficient Mutants of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans,” published in the Journal of Bacteriology (1999)
  • Co-author, “Specific Binding of Mob A, a Plasmid-encoded Protein Involved in the Initiation and Termination of Conjugal DNA Transfer, to Single-stranded oriT. DNA,” published in Nucleic Acids Research (1993)
  • Co-author, “Formation of -(1→6), -(1→3) and -(1→2) Glycosidic Linkages by Dextransucrase in Acceptor Dependent Reactions,” published in Carbohydrate Research (1993)
  • Co-author, “The Role of the Origin of Transfer in the Termination of Strand Transfer During Bacterial Conjugation,” published in the Journal of Bacteriology (1992)
  • Co-author, “Monosaccharide Acceptor Substrate Specificity of Dextransucrase,” published in Bioorganic Chemistry (1991)
  • Co-author, “A Segment of a Plasmid Gene Required for Conjugal Transfer Encodes a Site-Specific, Single-Strand DNA Endonuclease and Ligase,” published in Nucleic Acid Research (1991)
  • Co-author, “Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate -dependent Histidine Decarboxylase: Mechanism of Inactivation by Fluoromethylhistidine,” published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry (1990)
  • Co-author, “Interaction of Deoxy Halo Sucrose Derivatives with Dextransucrase,” published in Carbohydrate Research (1985)

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