Jacqueline Abranches, Ph.D.

Jacqueline Abranches, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 611
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-1425
Lab: (585) 275-1433
Fax: (585) 276-0190

Journal Articles

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2014 Aug
Avilés-Reyes A, Miller JH, Simpson-Haidaris PJ, Hagen FK, Abranches J, Lemos JA. "Modification of Streptococcus mutans Cnm by PgfS contributes to adhesion, endothelial cell invasion, and virulence." Journal of bacteriology.. 2014 Aug; 196(15):2789-97. Epub 2014 May 16.
2014 Feb
Avilés-Reyes A, Miller JH, Simpson-Haidaris PJ, Lemos JA, Abranches J. "Cnm is a major virulence factor of invasive Streptococcus mutans and part of a conserved three-gene locus." Molecular oral microbiology. 2014 Feb; 29(1):11-23. Epub 2013 Oct 30.
2013 Mar
Bitoun JP, Liao S, McKey BA, Yao X, Fan Y, Abranches J, Beatty WL, Wen ZT. "Psr is involved in regulation of glucan production, and double deficiency of BrpA and Psr is lethal in Streptococcus mutans." Microbiology.. 2013 Mar; 159(Pt 3):493-506. Epub 2013 Jan 03.
2013 Mar
Lemos JA, Quivey RG, Koo H, Abranches J. "Streptococcus mutans: a new Gram-positive paradigm?" Microbiology.. 2013 Mar; 159(Pt 3):436-45. Epub 2013 Feb 07.
2013
Palmer SR, Miller JH, Abranches J, Zeng L, Lefebure T, Richards VP, Lemos JA, Stanhope MJ, Burne RA. "Phenotypic heterogeneity of genomically-diverse isolates of Streptococcus mutans." PloS one. 2013 8(4):e61358. Epub 2013 Apr 16.
2013
Abranches J, Tijerina P, Avilés-Reyes A, Gaca AO, Kajfasz JK, Lemos JA. "The cell wall-targeting antibiotic stimulon of Enterococcus faecalis." PloS one. 2013 8(6):e64875. Epub 2013 Jun 03.
2013
Gaca AO, Kajfasz JK, Miller JH, Liu K, Wang JD, Abranches J, Lemos JA. "Basal levels of (p)ppGpp in Enterococcus faecalis: the magic beyond the stringent response." mBio. 2013 4(5):e00646-13. Epub 2013 Sep 24.
2013
Palmer SR, Miller JH, Abranches J, Zeng L, Lefebure T, Richards VP, Lemos JA, Stanhope MJ, Burne RA. "Correction: Phenotypic Heterogeneity of Genomically-Diverse Isolates of Streptococcus mutans." PloS one. 2013 8(11)Epub 2013 Nov 08.
2012 Aug
Gaca AO, Abranches J, Kajfasz JK, Lemos J. "Global transcriptional analysis of the stringent response in Enterococcus faecalis." Microbiology.. 2012 Aug; 158(Pt 8):1994-2004. Epub 2012 May 31.
2012 Jul
Kajfasz JK, Mendoza JE, Gaca AO, Miller JH, Koselny KA, Giambiagi-Demarval M, Wellington M, Abranches J, Lemos JA. "The Spx regulator modulates stress responses and virulence in Enterococcus faecalis." Infection and immunity.. 2012 Jul; 80(7):2265-75. Epub 2012 Apr 16.
2012 Apr
Bitoun JP, Liao S, Yao X, Ahn SJ, Isoda R, Nguyen AH, Brady LJ, Burne RA, Abranches J, Wen ZT. "BrpA is involved in regulation of cell envelope stress responses in Streptococcus mutans." Applied and environmental microbiology. 2012 Apr; 78(8):2914-22. Epub 2012 Feb 10.
2011 Oct
Kajfasz JK, Abranches J, Lemos JA. "Transcriptome analysis reveals that ClpXP proteolysis controls key virulence properties of Streptococcus mutans." Microbiology.. 2011 Oct; 157(Pt 10):2880-90. Epub 2011 Aug 04.
2011 Jun
Abranches J, Miller JH, Martinez AR, Simpson-Haidaris PJ, Burne RA, Lemos JA. "The collagen-binding protein Cnm is required for Streptococcus mutans adherence to and intracellular invasion of human coronary artery endothelial cells." Infection and immunity.. 2011 Jun; 79(6):2277-84. Epub 2011 Mar 21.
2011 Mar
Oliveira NE, Abranches J, Gaca AO, Laport MS, Damaso CR, Bastos MD, Lemos JA, Giambiagi-Demarval M. "clpB, a class III heat-shock gene regulated by CtsR, is involved in thermotolerance and virulence of Enterococcus faecalis." Microbiology.. 2011 Mar; 157(Pt 3):656-65. Epub 2010 Dec 09.
2011 Feb
Wen ZT, Nguyen AH, Bitoun JP, Abranches J, Baker HV, Burne RA. "Transcriptome analysis of LuxS-deficient Streptococcus mutans grown in biofilms." Molecular oral microbiology. 2011 Feb; 26(1):2-18. Epub 2010 Nov 18.
2010 Oct
Martinez AR, Abranches J, Kajfasz JK, Lemos JA. "Characterization of the Streptococcus sobrinus acid-stress response by interspecies microarrays and proteomics." Molecular oral microbiology. 2010 Oct; 25(5):331-42.
2010 May
Kajfasz JK, Rivera-Ramos I, Abranches J, Martinez AR, Rosalen PL, Derr AM, Quivey RG, Lemos JA. "Two Spx proteins modulate stress tolerance, survival, and virulence in Streptococcus mutans." Journal of bacteriology.. 2010 May; 192(10):2546-56. Epub 2010 Mar 16.
2010
Lemos JA, Abranches J, Koo H, Marquis RE, Burne RA. "Protocols to study the physiology of oral biofilms." Methods in molecular biology.. 2010 666:87-102.
2009 Oct
Senadheera D, Krastel K, Mair R, Persadmehr A, Abranches J, Burne R, Cvitkovitch DG. "Inactivation of VicK affects acid production and acid survival of Streptococcus mutans." Journal of bacteriology.. 2009 Oct; 191(20):6415-24. Epub 2009 Aug 14.
2009 Apr
Abranches J, Martinez AR, Kajfasz JK, Chávez V, Garsin DA, Lemos JA. "The molecular alarmone (p)ppGpp mediates stress responses, vancomycin tolerance, and virulence in Enterococcus faecalis." Journal of bacteriology.. 2009 Apr; 191(7):2248-56. Epub 2009 Jan 23.
2009 Apr
Kajfasz JK, Martinez AR, Rivera-Ramos I, Abranches J, Koo H, Quivey RG, Lemos JA. "Role of Clp proteins in expression of virulence properties of Streptococcus mutans." Journal of bacteriology.. 2009 Apr; 191(7):2060-8. Epub 2009 Jan 30.
2009 Apr
Abranches J, Zeng L, Bélanger M, Rodrigues PH, Simpson-Haidaris PJ, Akin D, Dunn WA, Progulske-Fox A, Burne RA. "Invasion of human coronary artery endothelial cells by Streptococcus mutans OMZ175." Oral microbiology and immunology. 2009 Apr; 24(2):141-5.
2009
Burne RA, Ahn SJ, Wen ZT, Zeng L, Lemos JA, Abranches J, Nascimento M. "Opportunities for disrupting cariogenic biofilms." Advances in dental research. 2009 21(1):17-20. Epub 2009 Jul 31.
2008 Aug
Lemos JA, Nascimento MM, Lin VK, Abranches J, Burne RA. "Global regulation by (p)ppGpp and CodY in Streptococcus mutans." Journal of bacteriology.. 2008 Aug; 190(15):5291-9. Epub 2008 Jun 06.
2008 Apr
Abranches J, Nascimento MM, Zeng L, Browngardt CM, Wen ZT, Rivera MF, Burne RA. "CcpA regulates central metabolism and virulence gene expression in Streptococcus mutans." Journal of bacteriology.. 2008 Apr; 190(7):2340-9. Epub 2008 Jan 25.
2008 Jan
Nascimento MM, Lemos JA, Abranches J, Lin VK, Burne RA. "Role of RelA of Streptococcus mutans in global control of gene expression." Journal of bacteriology.. 2008 Jan; 190(1):28-36. Epub 2007 Oct 19.
2007 Sep
Lemos JA, Lin VK, Nascimento MM, Abranches J, Burne RA. "Three gene products govern (p)ppGpp production by Streptococcus mutans." Molecular microbiology. 2007 Sep; 65(6):1568-81. Epub 2007 Aug 22.
2007 Feb
Hasona A, Zuobi-Hasona K, Crowley PJ, Abranches J, Ruelf MA, Bleiweis AS, Brady LJ. "Membrane composition changes and physiological adaptation by Streptococcus mutans signal recognition particle pathway mutants." Journal of bacteriology.. 2007 Feb; 189(4):1219-30. Epub 2006 Nov 03.
2006 Jun
Abranches J, Candella MM, Wen ZT, Baker HV, Burne RA. "Different roles of EIIABMan and EIIGlc in regulation of energy metabolism, biofilm development, and competence in Streptococcus mutans." Journal of bacteriology.. 2006 Jun; 188(11):3748-56.
2006 Feb
Koo H, Seils J, Abranches J, Burne RA, Bowen WH, Quivey RG. "Influence of apigenin on gtf gene expression in Streptococcus mutans UA159." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy.. 2006 Feb; 50(2):542-6.
2006 Feb
Abranches J, Lemos JA, Burne RA. "Osmotic stress responses of Streptococcus mutans UA159." FEMS microbiology letters. 2006 Feb; 255(2):240-6.
2005 Jan
Lemos JA, Abranches J, Burne RA. "Responses of cariogenic streptococci to environmental stresses." Current issues in molecular biology. 2005 Jan; 7(1):95-107.
2005
Lemos JA, Brown TA, Abranches J, Burne RA. "Characteristics of Streptococcus mutans strains lacking the MazEF and RelBE toxin-antitoxin modules." FEMS microbiology letters. 2005 253(2):251-7. Epub 2005 Oct 13.
2004 Oct
Nascimento MM, Lemos JA, Abranches J, Gonçalves RB, Burne RA. "Adaptive acid tolerance response of Streptococcus sobrinus." Journal of bacteriology.. 2004 Oct; 186(19):6383-90.
2004 Oct
Abranches J, Chen YY, Burne RA. "Galactose metabolism by Streptococcus mutans." Applied and environmental microbiology. 2004 Oct; 70(10):6047-52.
2003 Aug
Abranches J, Chen YY, Burne RA. "Characterization of Streptococcus mutans strains deficient in EIIAB Man of the sugar phosphotransferase system." Applied and environmental microbiology. 2003 Aug; 69(8):4760-9.
2002 Apr
Nguyen PT, Abranches J, Phan TN, Marquis RE. "Repressed respiration of oral streptococci grown in biofilms." Current microbiology.. 2002 Apr; 44(4):262-6.
2002 Apr
Phan TN, Nguyen PT, Abranches J, Marquis RE. "Fluoride and organic weak acids as respiration inhibitors for oral streptococci in acidified environments." Oral microbiology and immunology. 2002 Apr; 17(2):119-24.
2002
Vital, M. J. S.; Abranches, J.;Hagler, A. N; and Mendonca-Hagler, L. C. "Mycocinogenic yeasts isolated from Amazon soils of the Maraca Ecological Station, Roraima-Brazil". Braz. J. Microbiol.. 2002; : 33:230-235..
2002
Koo H, Pearson SK, Scott-Anne K, Abranches J, Cury JA, Rosalen PL, Park YK, Marquis RE, Bowen WH. "Effects of apigenin and tt-farnesol on glucosyltransferase activity, biofilm viability and caries development in rats." Oral microbiology and immunology. 2002 17(6):337-43.
2001 Aug
Abranches J, Starmer WT, Hagler AN. "Yeast-Yeast Interactions in Guava and Tomato Fruits." Microbial ecology. 2001 Aug; 42(2):186-192.
1997 Apr
Abranches J, Morais PB, Rosa CA, Mendonça-Hagler LC, Hagler AN. "The incidence of killer activity and extracellular proteases in tropical yeast communities." Canadian journal of microbiology. 1997 Apr; 43(4):328-36.
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Abranches, J.; Vital, M. J. S.; Starmer, W. T.; Mendonça-Hagler, L. C.; and Hagler, A. N. "Yeast community and mycocin producers of guava fruit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil." Mycologia. : 92:16–22..
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Abranches, J.; Valente, P.; Nóbrega, H. N.; Fernandez, F. A. S.; Mendonça-Hagler, L. C.; & Hagler, A. N. "Yeast diversity and killer activity dispersed in fecal pellets from Marsupials and Rodents in a Brazilian tropical habitat mosaic." FEMS Microbiol. Ecol.. : 26:27-33..
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Morais, P. B.; Rosa, C. A., Abranches, J.; Mendonça-Hagler, L. C.; and Hagler, A. N. "Yeasts vectored by Drosophila quadrum (Calloptera group) in tropical rain forests." Braz. J. Microbiol.. : 27:87-91..
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Morais, P. B.; Rosa, C. A.; Gomes, N. C.; Abranches, J.; Mendonça-Hagler, C.; and Hagler, A. N. "High temperature for growth of apiculate yeasts isolated in Rio de Janeiro." Braz. J. Microbiol.. : 22: 103..

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