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Gerald Bryan Pier, Ph.D.

Co-Author

This page shows the publications co-authored by Gerald Pier and Tomas Maira-Litran.
Connection Strength

3.187
  1. Synthesis and evaluation of a conjugate vaccine composed of Staphylococcus aureus poly-N-acetyl-glucosamine and clumping factor A. PLoS One. 2012; 7(9):e43813.
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    Score: 0.513
  2. Comparative opsonic and protective activities of Staphylococcus aureus conjugate vaccines containing native or deacetylated Staphylococcal Poly-N-acetyl-beta-(1-6)-glucosamine. Infect Immun. 2005 Oct; 73(10):6752-62.
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    Score: 0.317
  3. Biologic properties and vaccine potential of the staphylococcal poly-N-acetyl glucosamine surface polysaccharide. Vaccine. 2004 Feb 17; 22(7):872-9.
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    Score: 0.284
  4. Immunochemical properties of the staphylococcal poly-N-acetylglucosamine surface polysaccharide. Infect Immun. 2002 Aug; 70(8):4433-40.
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    Score: 0.255
  5. Complexity of Complement Resistance Factors Expressed by Acinetobacter baumannii Needed for Survival in Human Serum. J Immunol. 2017 10 15; 199(8):2803-2814.
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    Score: 0.181
  6. Alterations in the Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm transcriptome following interaction with whole human blood. Pathog Dis. 2014 Apr; 70(3):444-8.
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    Score: 0.142
  7. Antibody to a conserved antigenic target is protective against diverse prokaryotic and eukaryotic pathogens. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jun 11; 110(24):E2209-18.
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    Score: 0.135
  8. Evaluation of the trimeric autotransporter Ata as a vaccine candidate against Acinetobacter baumannii infections. Infect Immun. 2012 Oct; 80(10):3381-8.
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    Score: 0.127
  9. Identification of Ata, a multifunctional trimeric autotransporter of Acinetobacter baumannii. J Bacteriol. 2012 Aug; 194(15):3950-60.
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    Score: 0.126
  10. Poly-N-acetyl-ß-(1-6)-glucosamine is a target for protective immunity against Acinetobacter baumannii infections. Infect Immun. 2012 Feb; 80(2):651-6.
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    Score: 0.121
  11. Efficacy of a conjugate vaccine containing polymannuronic acid and flagellin against experimental Pseudomonas aeruginosa lung infection in mice. Infect Immun. 2011 Aug; 79(8):3455-64.
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    Score: 0.117
  12. Animal and human antibodies to distinct Staphylococcus aureus antigens mutually neutralize opsonic killing and protection in mice. J Clin Invest. 2010 Sep; 120(9):3220-33.
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    Score: 0.111
  13. Evaluation of flagella and flagellin of Pseudomonas aeruginosa as vaccines. Infect Immun. 2010 Feb; 78(2):746-55.
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    Score: 0.106
  14. Synthetic {beta}-(1->6)-linked N-acetylated and nonacetylated oligoglucosamines used to produce conjugate vaccines for bacterial pathogens. Infect Immun. 2010 Feb; 78(2):764-72.
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    Score: 0.106
  15. The pgaABCD locus of Acinetobacter baumannii encodes the production of poly-beta-1-6-N-acetylglucosamine, which is critical for biofilm formation. J Bacteriol. 2009 Oct; 191(19):5953-63.
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    Score: 0.103
  16. Molecular basis for preferential protective efficacy of antibodies directed to the poorly acetylated form of staphylococcal poly-N-acetyl-beta-(1-6)-glucosamine. Infect Immun. 2007 Jul; 75(7):3406-13.
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    Score: 0.088
  17. Protection against Escherichia coli infection by antibody to the Staphylococcus aureus poly-N-acetylglucosamine surface polysaccharide. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 May 01; 104(18):7528-33.
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    Score: 0.088
  18. Poly-N-acetylglucosamine production in Staphylococcus aureus is essential for virulence in murine models of systemic infection. Infect Immun. 2005 Oct; 73(10):6868-76.
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    Score: 0.079
  19. Isolation, structural characterization, and immunological evaluation of a high-molecular-weight exopolysaccharide from Staphylococcus aureus. Carbohydr Res. 2003 Apr 22; 338(9):903-22.
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    Score: 0.067
  20. Absence of TLR11 in Mice Does Not Confer Susceptibility to Salmonella Typhi. Cell. 2016 Feb 25; 164(5):827-8.
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    Score: 0.041
  21. Targeting pan-resistant bacteria with antibodies to a broadly conserved surface polysaccharide expressed during infection. J Infect Dis. 2012 Jun; 205(11):1709-18.
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    Score: 0.031
  22. Protection from Staphylococcus aureus mastitis associated with poly-N-acetyl beta-1,6 glucosamine specific antibody production using biofilm-embedded bacteria. Vaccine. 2009 Apr 14; 27(17):2379-86.
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    Score: 0.025
  23. Wall teichoic acids are dispensable for anchoring the PNAG exopolysaccharide to the Staphylococcus aureus cell surface. Microbiology (Reading). 2008 Mar; 154(Pt 3):865-877.
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    Score: 0.023
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.