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profileRoberto Guillermo Kolter, Ph.D.

TitleProfessor of Microbiology and Immunobiology
InstitutionHarvard Medical School
DepartmentMicrobiology and Immunobiology
AddressHarvard Inst of Medicine
Him 1041
4 Blackfan Cir
Boston MA 02115
Phone617/432-1776
Fax617/738-7664
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R21AI117025     (KOLTER, ROBERTO G.)Apr 10, 2015 - Mar 31, 2017
NIH/NIAID
Discovery of antibiotics active against multidrug resistant bacteria
Role: Principal Investigator

P01AI083214     (GILMORE, MICHAEL S)Sep 1, 2009 - Aug 31, 2021
NIH/NIAID
Harvard-wide Program on Antibiotic Resistance
Role: Co-Principal Investigator

R01GM082137     (KOLTER, ROBERTO G.)Aug 1, 2007 - Apr 30, 2016
NIH/NIGMS
Chemical Biology of Microbial Interspecies Signaling
Role: Principal Investigator

R13DE014438     (KOLTER, ROBERTO G.)Jun 1, 2001 - May 31, 2002
NIH/NIDCR
CONFERENCE ON MICROBE INTERACTIONS + THEIR ENVIRONMENTS
Role: Principal Investigator

R01GM058213     (KOLTER, ROBERTO G.)Sep 1, 1998 - Aug 31, 2018
NIH/NIGMS
Molecular Genetics of Biofilm Formation
Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Lyons NA, Kolter R. Bacillus subtilis Protects Public Goods by Extending Kin Discrimination to Closely Related Species. MBio. 2017 Jul 05; 8(4). PMID: 28679746.
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  2. Gontang EA, Aylward FO, Carlos C, Glavina Del Rio T, Chovatia M, Fern A, Lo CC, Malfatti SA, Tringe SG, Currie CR, Kolter R. Major changes in microbial diversity and community composition across gut sections of a juvenile Panchlora cockroach. PLoS One. 2017; 12(5):e0177189. PMID: 28545131.
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  3. Boedeker C, Schüler M, Reintjes G, Jeske O, van Teeseling MC, Jogler M, Rast P, Borchert D, Devos DP, Kucklick M, Schaffer M, Kolter R, van Niftrik L, Engelmann S, Amann R, Rohde M, Engelhardt H, Jogler C. Determining the bacterial cell biology of Planctomycetes. Nat Commun. 2017 Apr 10; 8:14853. PMID: 28393831.
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  4. Niu B, Paulson JN, Zheng X, Kolter R. Simplified and representative bacterial community of maize roots. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Mar 21; 114(12):E2450-E2459. PMID: 28275097.
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  5. Segev E, Wyche TP, Kim KH, Petersen J, Ellebrandt C, Vlamakis H, Barteneva N, Paulson JN, Chai L, Clardy J, Kolter R. Dynamic metabolic exchange governs a marine algal-bacterial interaction. Elife. 2016 Nov 18; 5. PMID: 27855786.
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  6. Andrade-Domínguez A, Kolter R. Complete Genome Sequence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Phage AAT-1. Genome Announc. 2016 Aug 25; 4(4). PMID: 27563032; PMCID: PMC5000816.
  7. Paludo CR, Ruzzini AC, Silva-Junior EA, Pishchany G, Currie CR, Nascimento FS, Kolter RG, Clardy J, Pupo MT. Whole-Genome Sequence of Bacillus sp. SDLI1, Isolated from the Social Bee Scaptotrigona depilis. Genome Announc. 2016 Mar 24; 4(2). PMID: 27013050; PMCID: PMC4807239.
  8. Shapiro LR, Scully ED, Straub TJ, Park J, Stephenson AG, Beattie GA, Gleason ML, Kolter R, Coelho MC, De Moraes CM, Mescher MC, Zhaxybayeva O. Horizontal Gene Acquisitions, Mobile Element Proliferation, and Genome Decay in the Host-Restricted Plant Pathogen Erwinia Tracheiphila. Genome Biol Evol. 2016 Mar 18; 8(3):649-64. PMID: 26992913; PMCID: PMC4824170.
  9. Lyons NA, Kraigher B, Stefanic P, Mandic-Mulec I, Kolter R. A Combinatorial Kin Discrimination System in Bacillus subtilis. Curr Biol. 2016 Mar 21; 26(6):733-42. PMID: 26923784; PMCID: PMC4803606 [Available on 03/21/17].
  10. Kolter R, van Wezel GP. Goodbye to brute force in antibiotic discovery? Nat Microbiol. 2016 Jan 27; 1:15020. PMID: 27571977.
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  11. Segev E, Castañeda IS, Sikes EL, Vlamakis H, Kolter R. Bacterial influence on alkenones in live microalgae. J Phycol. 2016 Feb; 52(1):125-30. PMID: 26987094; PMCID: PMC4800829 [Available on 02/01/17].
  12. Segev E, Tellez A, Vlamakis H, Kolter R. Morphological Heterogeneity and Attachment of Phaeobacter inhibens. PLoS One. 2015; 10(11):e0141300. PMID: 26560130; PMCID: PMC4641667.
  13. Stefanic P, Kraigher B, Lyons NA, Kolter R, Mandic-Mulec I. Kin discrimination between sympatric Bacillus subtilis isolates. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Nov 10; 112(45):14042-7. PMID: 26438858; PMCID: PMC4653157.
  14. Oliveira NM, Martinez-Garcia E, Xavier J, Durham WM, Kolter R, Kim W, Foster KR. Correction: Biofilm Formation As a Response to Ecological Competition. PLoS Biol. 2015 Aug; 13(8):e1002232. PMID: 26266815; PMCID: PMC4533965.
  15. Oliveira NM, Oliveria NM, Martinez-Garcia E, Xavier J, Durham WM, Kolter R, Kim W, Foster KR. Biofilm Formation As a Response to Ecological Competition. PLoS Biol. 2015 Jul; 13(7):e1002191. PMID: 26158271; PMCID: PMC4497666.
  16. Traxler MF, Kolter R. Natural products in soil microbe interactions and evolution. Nat Prod Rep. 2015 Jul; 32(7):956-70. PMID: 26000872.
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  17. Hölscher T, Bartels B, Lin YC, Gallegos-Monterrosa R, Price-Whelan A, Kolter R, Dietrich LEP, Kovács ÁT. Motility, Chemotaxis and Aerotaxis Contribute to Competitiveness during Bacterial Pellicle Biofilm Development. J Mol Biol. 2015 Nov 20; 427(23):3695-3708. PMID: 26122431; PMCID: PMC4804472 [Available on 11/20/16].
  18. Shapiro LR, Scully ED, Roberts D, Straub TJ, Geib SM, Park J, Stephenson AG, Salaau Rojas E, Liu Q, Beattie G, Gleason M, De Moraes CM, Mescher MC, Fleischer SG, Kolter R, Pierce N, Zhaxybayeva O. Draft Genome Sequence of Erwinia tracheiphila, an Economically Important Bacterial Pathogen of Cucurbits. Genome Announc. 2015 Jun 04; 3(3). PMID: 26044415; PMCID: PMC4457052.
  19. van Gestel J, Vlamakis H, Kolter R. From cell differentiation to cell collectives: Bacillus subtilis uses division of labor to migrate. PLoS Biol. 2015 Apr; 13(4):e1002141. PMID: 25894589; PMCID: PMC4403855.
  20. van Gestel J, Vlamakis H, Kolter R. Division of Labor in Biofilms: the Ecology of Cell Differentiation. Microbiol Spectr. 2015 Apr; 3(2):MB-0002-2014. PMID: 26104716.
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  21. Kolter R. A personal perspective on the nature of npj Biofilms and Microbiomes. NPJ Biofilms Microbiomes. 2015; 1:15003. PMID: 28721227.
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  22. Li Y, Li Z, Yamanaka K, Xu Y, Zhang W, Vlamakis H, Kolter R, Moore BS, Qian PY. Directed natural product biosynthesis gene cluster capture and expression in the model bacterium Bacillus subtilis. Sci Rep. 2015 Mar 24; 5:9383. PMID: 25807046; PMCID: PMC4894447.
  23. Lyons NA, Kolter R. On the evolution of bacterial multicellularity. Curr Opin Microbiol. 2015 Apr; 24:21-8. PMID: 25597443; PMCID: PMC4380822.
  24. van Gestel J, Vlamakis H, Kolter R. New tools for comparing microscopy images: quantitative analysis of cell types in Bacillus subtilis. J Bacteriol. 2015 Feb 15; 197(4):699-709. PMID: 25448819; PMCID: PMC4334194.
  25. Balbontín R, Vlamakis H, Kolter R. Mutualistic interaction between Salmonella enterica and Aspergillus niger and its effects on Zea mays colonization. Microb Biotechnol. 2014 Nov; 7(6):589-600. PMID: 25351041; PMCID: PMC4265077.
  26. Seyedsayamdost MR, Wang R, Kolter R, Clardy J. Hybrid biosynthesis of roseobacticides from algal and bacterial precursor molecules. J Am Chem Soc. 2014 Oct 29; 136(43):15150-3. PMID: 25295497; PMCID: PMC4227733.
  27. Feng X, Hu Y, Zheng Y, Zhu W, Li K, Huang CH, Ko TP, Ren F, Chan HC, Nega M, Bogue S, López D, Kolter R, Götz F, Guo RT, Oldfield E. Structural and functional analysis of Bacillus subtilis YisP reveals a role of its product in biofilm production. Chem Biol. 2014 Nov 20; 21(11):1557-63. PMID: 25308276; PMCID: PMC4252625.
  28. Serra CR, Earl AM, Barbosa TM, Kolter R, Henriques AO. Sporulation during growth in a gut isolate of Bacillus subtilis. J Bacteriol. 2014 Dec; 196(23):4184-96. PMID: 25225273; PMCID: PMC4248874.
  29. Lambert S, Traxler MF, Craig M, Maciejewska M, Ongena M, van Wezel GP, Kolter R, Rigali S. Altered desferrioxamine-mediated iron utilization is a common trait of bald mutants of Streptomyces coelicolor. Metallomics. 2014 Aug; 6(8):1390-9. PMID: 24788337.
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  30. Romero D, Kolter R. Functional amyloids in bacteria. Int Microbiol. 2014 Jun; 17(2):65-73. PMID: 26418850.
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  31. Cleto S, Van der Auwera G, Almeida C, Vieira MJ, Vlamakis H, Kolter R. Genome Sequence of Serratia plymuthica V4. Genome Announc. 2014 May 15; 2(3). PMID: 24831138; PMCID: PMC4022802.
  32. Romero D, Vlamakis H, Losick R, Kolter R. Functional analysis of the accessory protein TapA in Bacillus subtilis amyloid fiber assembly. J Bacteriol. 2014 Apr; 196(8):1505-13. PMID: 24488317; PMCID: PMC3993358.
  33. Andrade-Domínguez A, Salazar E, Vargas-Lagunas Mdel C, Kolter R, Encarnación S. Eco-evolutionary feedbacks drive species interactions. ISME J. 2014 May; 8(5):1041-54. PMID: 24304674; PMCID: PMC3996687.
  34. Leiman SA, May JM, Lebar MD, Kahne D, Kolter R, Losick R. D-amino acids indirectly inhibit biofilm formation in Bacillus subtilis by interfering with protein synthesis. J Bacteriol. 2013 Dec; 195(23):5391-5. PMID: 24097941; PMCID: PMC3837952.
  35. Van der Auwera GA, Feldgarden M, Kolter R, Mahillon J. Whole-Genome Sequences of 94 Environmental Isolates of Bacillus cereus Sensu Lato. Genome Announc. 2013 Oct 03; 1(5). PMID: 24092776; PMCID: PMC3790080.
  36. Traxler MF, Watrous JD, Alexandrov T, Dorrestein PC, Kolter R. Interspecies interactions stimulate diversification of the Streptomyces coelicolor secreted metabolome. MBio. 2013 Aug 20; 4(4). PMID: 23963177; PMCID: PMC3747584.
  37. Chai L, Romero D, Kayatekin C, Akabayov B, Vlamakis H, Losick R, Kolter R. Isolation, characterization, and aggregation of a structured bacterial matrix precursor. J Biol Chem. 2013 Jun 14; 288(24):17559-68. PMID: 23632024; PMCID: PMC3682555.
  38. Kolodkin-Gal I, Elsholz AK, Muth C, Girguis PR, Kolter R, Losick R. Respiration control of multicellularity in Bacillus subtilis by a complex of the cytochrome chain with a membrane-embedded histidine kinase. Genes Dev. 2013 Apr 15; 27(8):887-99. PMID: 23599347; PMCID: PMC3650226.
  39. Beauregard PB, Chai Y, Vlamakis H, Losick R, Kolter R. Bacillus subtilis biofilm induction by plant polysaccharides. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Apr 23; 110(17):E1621-30. PMID: 23569226; PMCID: PMC3637697.
  40. Friedlander RS, Vlamakis H, Kim P, Khan M, Kolter R, Aizenberg J. Bacterial flagella explore microscale hummocks and hollows to increase adhesion. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Apr 02; 110(14):5624-9. PMID: 23509269; PMCID: PMC3619351.
  41. Böttcher T, Kolodkin-Gal I, Kolter R, Losick R, Clardy J. Synthesis and activity of biomimetic biofilm disruptors. J Am Chem Soc. 2013 Feb 27; 135(8):2927-30. PMID: 23406351; PMCID: PMC3585461.
  42. Vlamakis H, Chai Y, Beauregard P, Losick R, Kolter R. Sticking together: building a biofilm the Bacillus subtilis way. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2013 Mar; 11(3):157-68. PMID: 23353768; PMCID: PMC3936787.
  43. Romero D, Sanabria-Valentín E, Vlamakis H, Kolter R. Biofilm inhibitors that target amyloid proteins. Chem Biol. 2013 Jan 24; 20(1):102-10. PMID: 23352144; PMCID: PMC3559003.
  44. Kolter R. Histones join the fight against bacteria inside cells. Elife. 2012 Nov 13; 1:e00302. PMID: 23150800; PMCID: PMC3490148.
  45. Martínez-Gil M, Romero D, Kolter R, Espinosa-Urgel M. Calcium causes multimerization of the large adhesin LapF and modulates biofilm formation by Pseudomonas putida. J Bacteriol. 2012 Dec; 194(24):6782-9. PMID: 23042991; PMCID: PMC3510559.
  46. Adler C, Corbalán NS, Seyedsayamdost MR, Pomares MF, de Cristóbal RE, Clardy J, Kolter R, Vincent PA. Catecholate siderophores protect bacteria from pyochelin toxicity. PLoS One. 2012; 7(10):e46754. PMID: 23071628; PMCID: PMC3465284.
  47. Jogler C, Waldmann J, Huang X, Jogler M, Glöckner FO, Mascher T, Kolter R. Identification of proteins likely to be involved in morphogenesis, cell division, and signal transduction in Planctomycetes by comparative genomics. J Bacteriol. 2012 Dec; 194(23):6419-30. PMID: 23002222; PMCID: PMC3497475.
  48. Traxler MF, Seyedsayamdost MR, Clardy J, Kolter R. Interspecies modulation of bacterial development through iron competition and siderophore piracy. Mol Microbiol. 2012 Nov; 86(3):628-44. PMID: 22931126; PMCID: PMC3481010.
  49. Rubinstein SM, Kolodkin-Gal I, McLoon A, Chai L, Kolter R, Losick R, Weitz DA. Osmotic pressure can regulate matrix gene expression in Bacillus subtilis. Mol Microbiol. 2012 Oct; 86(2):426-36. PMID: 22882172; PMCID: PMC3828655.
  50. Chen Y, Yan F, Chai Y, Liu H, Kolter R, Losick R, Guo JH. Biocontrol of tomato wilt disease by Bacillus subtilis isolates from natural environments depends on conserved genes mediating biofilm formation. Environ Microbiol. 2013 Mar; 15(3):848-864. PMID: 22934631; PMCID: PMC3904073.
  51. Chai Y, Beauregard PB, Vlamakis H, Losick R, Kolter R. Galactose metabolism plays a crucial role in biofilm formation by Bacillus subtilis. MBio. 2012; 3(4):e00184-12. PMID: 22893383; PMCID: PMC3419520.
  52. Seyedsayamdost MR, Cleto S, Carr G, Vlamakis H, João Vieira M, Kolter R, Clardy J. Mixing and matching siderophore clusters: structure and biosynthesis of serratiochelins from Serratia sp. V4. J Am Chem Soc. 2012 Aug 22; 134(33):13550-3. PMID: 22830960; PMCID: PMC3424848.
  53. Chen Y, Cao S, Chai Y, Clardy J, Kolter R, Guo JH, Losick R. A Bacillus subtilis sensor kinase involved in triggering biofilm formation on the roots of tomato plants. Mol Microbiol. 2012 Aug; 85(3):418-30. PMID: 22716461; PMCID: PMC3518419.
  54. Traxler MF, Kolter R. A massively spectacular view of the chemical lives of microbes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jun 26; 109(26):10128-9. PMID: 22711837; PMCID: PMC3387107.
  55. Earl AM, Eppinger M, Fricke WF, Rosovitz MJ, Rasko DA, Daugherty S, Losick R, Kolter R, Ravel J. Whole-genome sequences of Bacillus subtilis and close relatives. J Bacteriol. 2012 May; 194(9):2378-9. PMID: 22493193; PMCID: PMC3347079.
  56. Kolodkin-Gal I, Cao S, Chai L, Böttcher T, Kolter R, Clardy J, Losick R. A self-produced trigger for biofilm disassembly that targets exopolysaccharide. Cell. 2012 Apr 27; 149(3):684-92. PMID: 22541437; PMCID: PMC3526955.
  57. Neumann CS, Jiang W, Heemstra JR, Gontang EA, Kolter R, Walsh CT. Biosynthesis of piperazic acid via N5-hydroxy-ornithine in Kutzneria spp. 744. Chembiochem. 2012 May 07; 13(7):972-6. PMID: 22522643; PMCID: PMC3463134.
  58. Klepac-Ceraj V, Hayes CA, Gilhooly WP, Lyons TW, Kolter R, Pearson A. Microbial diversity under extreme euxinia: Mahoney Lake, Canada. Geobiology. 2012 May; 10(3):223-35. PMID: 22329601.
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  59. Seminara A, Angelini TE, Wilking JN, Vlamakis H, Ebrahim S, Kolter R, Weitz DA, Brenner MP. Osmotic spreading of Bacillus subtilis biofilms driven by an extracellular matrix. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jan 24; 109(4):1116-21. PMID: 22232655; PMCID: PMC3268299.
  60. Seyedsayamdost MR, Traxler MF, Clardy J, Kolter R. Old meets new: using interspecies interactions to detect secondary metabolite production in actinomycetes. Methods Enzymol. 2012; 517:89-109. PMID: 23084935; PMCID: PMC4004031.
  61. Shank EA, Klepac-Ceraj V, Collado-Torres L, Powers GE, Losick R, Kolter R. Interspecies interactions that result in Bacillus subtilis forming biofilms are mediated mainly by members of its own genus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Nov 29; 108(48):E1236-43. PMID: 22074846; PMCID: PMC3228442.
  62. Nyame TT, Lemon KP, Kolter R, Liao EC. High-throughput assay for bacterial adhesion on acellular dermal matrices and synthetic surgical materials. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Nov; 128(5):1061-8. PMID: 22030489; PMCID: PMC3766523.
  63. Seyedsayamdost MR, Carr G, Kolter R, Clardy J. Roseobacticides: small molecule modulators of an algal-bacterial symbiosis. J Am Chem Soc. 2011 Nov 16; 133(45):18343-9. PMID: 21928816; PMCID: PMC3211371.
  64. Shank EA, Kolter R. Extracellular signaling and multicellularity in Bacillus subtilis. Curr Opin Microbiol. 2011 Dec; 14(6):741-7. PMID: 22024380; PMCID: PMC3291330.
  65. Bohorquez LC, Delgado-Serrano L, López G, Osorio-Forero C, Klepac-Ceraj V, Kolter R, Junca H, Baena S, Zambrano MM. In-depth characterization via complementing culture-independent approaches of the microbial community in an acidic hot spring of the Colombian Andes. Microb Ecol. 2012 Jan; 63(1):103-15. PMID: 21947461.
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  66. Hochbaum AI, Kolodkin-Gal I, Foulston L, Kolter R, Aizenberg J, Losick R. Inhibitory effects of D-amino acids on Staphylococcus aureus biofilm development. J Bacteriol. 2011 Oct; 193(20):5616-22. PMID: 21856845; PMCID: PMC3187230.
  67. Romero D, Traxler MF, López D, Kolter R. Antibiotics as signal molecules. Chem Rev. 2011 Sep 14; 111(9):5492-505. PMID: 21786783; PMCID: PMC3173521.
  68. Seyedsayamdost MR, Traxler MF, Zheng SL, Kolter R, Clardy J. Structure and biosynthesis of amychelin, an unusual mixed-ligand siderophore from Amycolatopsis sp. AA4. J Am Chem Soc. 2011 Aug 03; 133(30):11434-7. PMID: 21699219; PMCID: PMC3144690.
  69. Jogler C, Glöckner FO, Kolter R. Characterization of Planctomyces limnophilus and development of genetic tools for its manipulation establish it as a model species for the phylum Planctomycetes. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011 Aug 15; 77(16):5826-9. PMID: 21724885; PMCID: PMC3165242.
  70. Romero D, Vlamakis H, Losick R, Kolter R. An accessory protein required for anchoring and assembly of amyloid fibres in B. subtilis biofilms. Mol Microbiol. 2011 Jun; 80(5):1155-68. PMID: 21477127; PMCID: PMC3103627.
  71. Romero D, Kolter R. Will biofilm disassembly agents make it to market? Trends Microbiol. 2011 Jul; 19(7):304-6. PMID: 21458996; PMCID: PMC3750235.
  72. Seyedsayamdost MR, Case RJ, Kolter R, Clardy J. The Jekyll-and-Hyde chemistry of Phaeobacter gallaeciensis. Nat Chem. 2011 Apr; 3(4):331-5. PMID: 21430694; PMCID: PMC3376411.
  73. Lee K, Hahn LD, Yuen WW, Vlamakis H, Kolter R, Mooney DJ. Metal-enhanced fluorescence to quantify bacterial adhesion. Adv Mater. 2011 Mar 25; 23(12):H101-4. PMID: 21433096.
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  74. Chai Y, Norman T, Kolter R, Losick R. Evidence that metabolism and chromosome copy number control mutually exclusive cell fates in Bacillus subtilis. EMBO J. 2011 Apr 06; 30(7):1402-13. PMID: 21326214; PMCID: PMC3094124.
  75. McLoon AL, Guttenplan SB, Kearns DB, Kolter R, Losick R. Tracing the domestication of a biofilm-forming bacterium. J Bacteriol. 2011 Apr; 193(8):2027-34. PMID: 21278284; PMCID: PMC3133032.
  76. Lecuyer S, Rusconi R, Shen Y, Forsyth A, Vlamakis H, Kolter R, Stone HA. Shear stress increases the residence time of adhesion of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Biophys J. 2011 Jan 19; 100(2):341-50. PMID: 21244830; PMCID: PMC3021681.
  77. McLoon AL, Kolodkin-Gal I, Rubinstein SM, Kolter R, Losick R. Spatial regulation of histidine kinases governing biofilm formation in Bacillus subtilis. J Bacteriol. 2011 Feb; 193(3):679-85. PMID: 21097618; PMCID: PMC3021239.
  78. Shemesh M, Kolter R, Losick R. The biocide chlorine dioxide stimulates biofilm formation in Bacillus subtilis by activation of the histidine kinase KinC. J Bacteriol. 2010 Dec; 192(24):6352-6. PMID: 20971918; PMCID: PMC3008516.
  79. Chai Y, Kolter R, Losick R. Reversal of an epigenetic switch governing cell chaining in Bacillus subtilis by protein instability. Mol Microbiol. 2010 Oct; 78(1):218-29. PMID: 20923420; PMCID: PMC2998389.
  80. López D, Kolter R. Functional microdomains in bacterial membranes. Genes Dev. 2010 Sep 01; 24(17):1893-902. PMID: 20713508; PMCID: PMC2932971.
  81. Lemon KP, Klepac-Ceraj V, Schiffer HK, Brodie EL, Lynch SV, Kolter R. Comparative analyses of the bacterial microbiota of the human nostril and oropharynx. MBio. 2010 Jun 22; 1(3). PMID: 20802827; PMCID: PMC2925076.
  82. Blodgett JA, Oh DC, Cao S, Currie CR, Kolter R, Clardy J. Common biosynthetic origins for polycyclic tetramate macrolactams from phylogenetically diverse bacteria. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Jun 29; 107(26):11692-7. PMID: 20547882; PMCID: PMC2900643.
  83. López D, Vlamakis H, Kolter R. Biofilms. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2010 Jul; 2(7):a000398. PMID: 20519345; PMCID: PMC2890205.
  84. Lemon KP, Freitag NE, Kolter R. The virulence regulator PrfA promotes biofilm formation by Listeria monocytogenes. J Bacteriol. 2010 Aug; 192(15):3969-76. PMID: 20511507; PMCID: PMC2916369.
  85. Kolter R. Letter to the editor. J Microbiol Biol Educ. 2010; 11(1):4. PMID: 23653692; PMCID: PMC3640874.
  86. Aguilar C, Vlamakis H, Guzman A, Losick R, Kolter R. KinD is a checkpoint protein linking spore formation to extracellular-matrix production in Bacillus subtilis biofilms. MBio. 2010 May 18; 1(1). PMID: 20689749; PMCID: PMC2912670.
  87. Kolodkin-Gal I, Romero D, Cao S, Clardy J, Kolter R, Losick R. D-amino acids trigger biofilm disassembly. Science. 2010 Apr 30; 328(5978):627-9. PMID: 20431016; PMCID: PMC2921573.
  88. Chai Y, Norman T, Kolter R, Losick R. An epigenetic switch governing daughter cell separation in Bacillus subtilis. Genes Dev. 2010 Apr 15; 24(8):754-65. PMID: 20351052; PMCID: PMC2854391.
  89. Kolter R. Biofilms in lab and nature: a molecular geneticist's voyage to microbial ecology. Int Microbiol. 2010 Mar; 13(1):1-7. PMID: 20890834.
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  90. López D, Gontang EA, Kolter R. Potassium sensing histidine kinase in Bacillus subtilis. Methods Enzymol. 2010; 471:229-51. PMID: 20946851; PMCID: PMC2956595.
  91. Klepac-Ceraj V, Lemon KP, Martin TR, Allgaier M, Kembel SW, Knapp AA, Lory S, Brodie EL, Lynch SV, Bohannan BJ, Green JL, Maurer BA, Kolter R. Relationship between cystic fibrosis respiratory tract bacterial communities and age, genotype, antibiotics and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Environ Microbiol. 2010 May; 12(5):1293-303. PMID: 20192960.
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  92. Chung HC, Lee OO, Huang YL, Mok SY, Kolter R, Qian PY. Bacterial community succession and chemical profiles of subtidal biofilms in relation to larval settlement of the polychaete Hydroides elegans. ISME J. 2010 Jun; 4(6):817-28. PMID: 20090788.
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  93. Romero D, Aguilar C, Losick R, Kolter R. Amyloid fibers provide structural integrity to Bacillus subtilis biofilms. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Feb 02; 107(5):2230-4. PMID: 20080671; PMCID: PMC2836674.
  94. López D, Kolter R. Extracellular signals that define distinct and coexisting cell fates in Bacillus subtilis. FEMS Microbiol Rev. 2010 Mar; 34(2):134-49. PMID: 20030732.
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  95. Angelini TE, Roper M, Kolter R, Weitz DA, Brenner MP. Bacillus subtilis spreads by surfing on waves of surfactant. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Oct 27; 106(43):18109-13. PMID: 19826092; PMCID: PMC2775334.
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  215. Skvirsky RC, Gilson L, Kolter R. Signal sequence-independent protein secretion in gram-negative bacteria: colicin V and microcin B17. Methods Cell Biol. 1991; 34:205-21. PMID: 1943801.
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  216. Gilson L, Mahanty HK, Kolter R. Genetic analysis of an MDR-like export system: the secretion of colicin V. EMBO J. 1990 Dec; 9(12):3875-84. PMID: 2249654; PMCID: PMC552155.
  217. Tormo A, Almirón M, Kolter R. surA, an Escherichia coli gene essential for survival in stationary phase. J Bacteriol. 1990 Aug; 172(8):4339-47. PMID: 2165476; PMCID: PMC213259.
  218. Fath MJ, Mahanty HK, Kolter R. Characterization of a purF operon mutation which affects colicin V production. J Bacteriol. 1989 Jun; 171(6):3158-61. PMID: 2542219; PMCID: PMC210030.
  219. Genilloud O, Moreno F, Kolter R. DNA sequence, products, and transcriptional pattern of the genes involved in production of the DNA replication inhibitor microcin B17. J Bacteriol. 1989 Feb; 171(2):1126-35. PMID: 2644225; PMCID: PMC209710.
  220. Zieg J, Kolter R. The right end of MudI(Ap,lac). Arch Microbiol. 1989; 153(1):1-6. PMID: 2532881.
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  221. Garrido MC, Herrero M, Kolter R, Moreno F. The export of the DNA replication inhibitor Microcin B17 provides immunity for the host cell. EMBO J. 1988 Jun; 7(6):1853-62. PMID: 3049078; PMCID: PMC457178.
  222. Connell N, Han Z, Moreno F, Kolter R. An E. coli promoter induced by the cessation of growth. Mol Microbiol. 1987 Sep; 1(2):195-201. PMID: 2835580.
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  223. Gilson L, Mahanty HK, Kolter R. Four plasmid genes are required for colicin V synthesis, export, and immunity. J Bacteriol. 1987 Jun; 169(6):2466-70. PMID: 3034857; PMCID: PMC212093.
  224. San Millán JL, Kolter R, Moreno F. Evidence that colicin X is microcin B17. J Bacteriol. 1987 Jun; 169(6):2899-901. PMID: 3034869; PMCID: PMC212210.
  225. Davagnino J, Herrero M, Furlong D, Moreno F, Kolter R. The DNA replication inhibitor microcin B17 is a forty-three-amino-acid protein containing sixty percent glycine. Proteins. 1986 Nov; 1(3):230-8. PMID: 3329729.
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  226. Hernández-Chico C, San Millán JL, Kolter R, Moreno F. Growth phase and ompR regulation of transcription of microcin B17 genes. J Bacteriol. 1986 Sep; 167(3):1058-65. PMID: 3017916; PMCID: PMC215981.
  227. Herrero M, Kolter R, Moreno F. Effects of microcin B17 on microcin B17-immune cells. J Gen Microbiol. 1986 Feb; 132(2):403-10. PMID: 3519858.
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  228. San Millán JL, Kolter R, Moreno F. Plasmid genes required for microcin B17 production. J Bacteriol. 1985 Sep; 163(3):1016-20. PMID: 2993228; PMCID: PMC219233.
  229. Fisher RF, Das A, Kolter R, Winkler ME, Yanofsky C. Analysis of the requirements for transcription pausing in the tryptophan operon. J Mol Biol. 1985 Apr 05; 182(3):397-409. PMID: 2409288.
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  230. Kolter R, Yanofsky C. Genetic analysis of the tryptophan operon regulatory region using site-directed mutagenesis. J Mol Biol. 1984 May 25; 175(3):299-312. PMID: 6374159.
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  231. Stalker DM, Kolter R, Helinski DR. Plasmid R6K DNA replication. I. Complete nucleotide sequence of an autonomously replicating segment. J Mol Biol. 1982 Oct 15; 161(1):33-43. PMID: 6759660.
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  232. Kolter R, Helinski DR. Plasmid R6K DNA replication. II. Direct nucleotide sequence repeats are required for an active gamma-origin. J Mol Biol. 1982 Oct 15; 161(1):45-56. PMID: 6296394.
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  233. Shafferman A, Kolter R, Stalker D, Helinski DR. Plasmid R6K DNA replication. III. Regulatory properties of the pi initiation protein. J Mol Biol. 1982 Oct 15; 161(1):57-76. PMID: 6818353.
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  234. Kolter R, Yanofsky C. Attenuation in amino acid biosynthetic operons. Annu Rev Genet. 1982; 16:113-34. PMID: 6186194.
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  235. Kolter R. Replication properties of plasmic R6K. Plasmid. 1981 Jan; 5(1):2-9. PMID: 6261282.
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  236. Stalker DM, Kolter R, Helinski DR. Nucleotide sequence of the region of an origin of replication of the antibiotic resistance plasmid R6K. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1979 Mar; 76(3):1150-4. PMID: 375227; PMCID: PMC383207.
  237. Kahn M, Kolter R, Thomas C, Figurski D, Meyer R, Remaut E, Helinski DR. Plasmid cloning vehicles derived from plasmids ColE1, F, R6K, and RK2. Methods Enzymol. 1979; 68:268-80. PMID: 232215.
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  238. Kolter R, Inuzuka M, Figurski D, Thomas C, Stalker D, Helinski DR. Plasmid DNA replication: RK2- and R6K-encoded trans-acting factors and their sites of action. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 1979; 43 Pt 1:91-7. PMID: 383388.
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  239. Kolter R, Helinski DR. Regulation of initiation of DNA replication. Annu Rev Genet. 1979; 13:355-91. PMID: 395895.
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  240. Kolter R, Inuzuka M, Helinski DR. Trans-complementation-dependent replication of a low molecular weight origin fragment from plasmid R6K. Cell. 1978 Dec; 15(4):1199-208. PMID: 728998.
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  241. Kolter R, Helinski DR. Activity of the replication terminus of plasmid R6K in hybrid replicons in Escherichia coli. J Mol Biol. 1978 Sep 25; 124(3):425-41. PMID: 361971.
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  242. Kolter R, Helinski DR. Construction of plasmid R6K derivatives in vitro: characterization of the R6K replication region. Plasmid. 1978 Sep; 1(4):571-80. PMID: 372982.
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