Recent Publications

Tim Foster, Joan Geoghegan, Vannakambadi K. Ganesh, Magnus Hook, Cell wall anchored proteins of Staphylococcus aureus. (2014) Nature Reviews Microbiology, 12, 49-62.

 Cana Ross, Xiaowen Liang, Qing Liu, Barbara E. Murray, Magnus Höök and Vannakambadi K. Ganesh. (2012) Targeted protein engineering provides insights into binding mechanism and affinities of bacterial collagen adhesins. J. Biol. Chem., 287: 34856-34865.

 Ganesh, V. K., Barbu, E. M., Deivanayagam, C. C. S., Le, B., Anderson, A., Matsuka, Y. V., Lin, S. L., Foster, T. J., Narayana, S. V. L. & Höök, M. (2011). Structural and Biochemical Characterization of Staphylococcus Clumping Factor B:Ligand Interactions. J Biol. Chem. 286(29), 25963-72.

 Vazquez, V., Liang, X., Horndahl, J.K., Ganesh, V.K., Smeds, E., Foster, T.J., Höök, M. (2011) Fibrinogen is a ligand for the S. aureus MSCRAMM Bbp (Bone sialoprotein binding protein). J Biol. Chem. 286(34), 29797-805.

 Barbu EM,  Ganesh VK,  Gurusiddappa S,  Mackenzie RC,  Foster TJ, Thomas C. Sudhof, Magnus Höök (2010) β-Neurexin Is a Ligand for the Staphylococcus aureus MSCRAMM SdrC. PLoS Pathog 6(1): e1000726.

 Joan A. Geoghegan, Vannakambadi K Ganesh, Emanuel Smeds, Xiaowen Liang, Magnus Hook, Timothy J. Foster (2010). Molecular characterization of the interaction of staphylococcal MSCRAMMS CLFA and FBL with fibrinogen. J. Biol. Chem. Feb 26; 285(9):6208-16.

 Jouko Sillanpää, Sreedhar R. Nallapareddy, Janeu Houston, Vannakambadi K. Ganesh, Agathe Bourgogne, Kavindra V. Singh, Barbara E. Murray and Magnus Höök . A Family of Fibrinogen-binding MSCRAMMs from Enterococcus faecalis, Microbiology, 155, 2390-240.

 Vannakambadi K. Ganesh, Jose Rivera, Emanuel Smeds, M. Gabriela Bowden, Elisabeth R. Wann, Shivasankarappa Gurusiddappa, Ross Fitzgerald and Magnus Höök (2008). A structural model of the Staphylococcus aureus ClfA-Fibrinogen interaction opens new avenues for the design of anti-staphylococcal therapeutics. PLoS Pathogens, Nov. 28 2008.

 Rivera, J., Vannakambadi, G., Hook, M., Speziale, P. (2007) Fibrinogen-binding proteins of Gram-positive bacteria, Thromb Haemost 2007; 98: 503-511.

 Qing Liu, Karthe Ponnuraj, Yi Xu, Vannakambadi K. Ganesh, Jouko Sillanpää, Barbara E. Murray, Sthanam V.L.Narayana, Magnus Höök (2007) The Enterococcus Faecalis Mscramm Ace Binds its Ligand by the Collagen Hug Model, J. Biol. Chem., 282(27),19629-37.

 Nallapareddy SR, Sillanpaa J, Ganesh VK, Hook M & Murray BE (2007) Inhibition of Enterococcus faecium adherence to collagen by antibodies against high-affinity binding subdomains of Acm. Infect Immun 75: 3192-6.


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