Publications

Book Chapters not indexed in PubMed

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  • Z. Ma and J.D. Helmann. 2013. Metal Homeostasis and Oxidative Stress in Bacillus subtilis in Metals in Cells, V. Culotta and R.A. Scott eds., Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry (EIBC), EIC Books.
  • J.D. Helmann. 2013. Prokaryotic Redox Switches in Oxidative Stress and Redox Regulation. U. Jakob and D. Reichmann, eds. Springer Publishing.
  • J.D. Helmann. 2010. Regulation by Alternative σ Factors in Bacterial Stress Responses, 2nd edition. G. Storz and R. Hengge, eds. ASM Press.
  • A. Gaballa and J. D. Helmann. 2010. Iron uptake in Gram-positive (Bacillus). in Iron uptake in microorganisms Horizon Press, R. Dixon and P. Cornellis (eds.)
  • J.D. Helmann. 2010. Metal-dependent and Metal-responsive Regulatory Systems. in Sensory Mechanisms in Bacteria, Edited by Stephen Spiro and Ray Dixon. Horizon Press.
  • B.G. Butcher, T. Mascher, and J. D. Helmann. 2008. Environmental sensing and the role of extracytoplasmic function (ECF) σfactors in Bacterial Physiology- A Molecular Approach, Walid M. El-Sharoud (Ed.). Springer-Verlag GmbH Berlin Heidelberg.
  • J. D. Helmann, S. Soonsanga, and S. Gabriel. 2007. Metalloregulators: Arbiters of Metal Sufficiency, in How Bacteria Handle Heavy Metals (Microbiology Monographs). Dietrich H. Nies and Simon Silver (Eds.), Springer-Verlag GmbH Berlin Heidelberg.
  • J. D. Helmann. 2004. Sigma Factors in Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry. Paul Modrich (ed.) Elsevier/Academic Press. San Diego, CA.
  • J.D. Helmann. 2004. Regulation of Bacterial MntH genes. in The NRAMP Family, M. Cellier and P. Gros. Eds. Eurekah.com and Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  • J.D. Helmann and C.P. Moran, Jr. 2002. RNA Polymerase and Sigma Factors. In Bacillus subtilis and Its Relatives: From Genes to Cells. ASM Press. Washington D.C. pp. 289-312.
  • A.Herbig and J.D. Helmann. 2002. Effects of Metal Ions and Reactive Oxygen Species on Gene Regulation. In Bacillus subtilis and Its Relatives: From Genes to Cells. ASM Press. Washington D.C. pp. 405-414.
  • J.D. Helmann. 2002. Gene Expression and Its Regulation. In Modern Microbial Genetics, 2nd edition, (U.N. Streips and R.E. Yasbin, eds.) Wiley-Liss. New York, New York. pp. 47-84.
  • J.D. Helmann. (November 1999). Sigma Factors in Gene Expression. in Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, Nature Publishing Group, London, www.els.net.
  • J.D. Helmann. 1999. Promoters, sigma factors, and variant RNA polymerases, in Prokaryotic Gene Expression, Frontiers in Molecular Biology, S. Baumberg, ed. Oxford University Press, pp. 59-91.
  • J.D. Helmann. 1997. Metal Cation Regulation in Gram Positive Bacteria. in Metal Ions in Gene Regulation, W.E. Walden and S. Silver, eds. Chapman & Hall. pp 45-76.
  • J.D. Helmann. 1994. Bacterial Sigma Factors. pp. 1 - 17 in Transcription: Mechanisms and Regulation. Vol. 3. The Raven Series in Cellular and Molecular Biology, R. C. Conaway and J. Conaway, Eds. Raven Press.New York, New York.
  • L. Wang, K. Cho, J.D. Helmann, S.C. Winans. 1993. The Agrobacterium tumefaciens Transcriptional Activator OccR Causes a Bend at a Target Promoter, Which is Partially Relaxed by a Plant Tumor Metabolite. In Advances in Molecular Genetics of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Vol. 2. pp. 125-129. H. Hennecke and D.P.S. Verma (eds). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht.
  • J.D. Helmann, B.T. Ballard, and C.T. Walsh. 1990. A Mercury Regulated Transcriptional Activator from Bacillus sp. RC607. in Genetics and Biotechnology of the Bacilli, Vol. 3, Eds. A.T. Ganesan, J.A. Hoch, and M. Zukowski. Academic Press, San Diego.
  • J.D. Helmann, L.M. Shewchuk, and C.T. Walsh. 1990. Regulation of Gene Expression by Mercury. in Advances in Inorganic Biochemistry, G.L. Eichorn and L.G. Marzilli. (Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 33-61.
  • L.M. Shewchuk, J.D. Helmann, W. Ross, S.-J. Park, A.O. Summers and C.T. Walsh. 1989. Separation of the Mercury Binding and DNA-Binding Activities of the MerR Regulatory Protein. in Metal Ion Homeostasis: Molecular Biology and Chemistry, pp. 397-405, Alan R. Liss, Inc.
  • J.D. Helmann, L.M. Marquez, V.L. Singer, and M.J. Chamberlin. 1987. Cloning and Characterization of the Bacillus subtilis Sigma-28 Gene. in Genetics and Biotechnology of the Bacilli, Vol 2. A.T. Ganesan and J.A. Hoch (Eds). Academic Press, San Diego.
  • M.J. Chamberlin, J.F. Briat, V. Singer, J. Glenn, J. Helmann, A. Leung, M. Moorefield, and M. Gilman. 1985. Isolation of Genomic Segments from Bacillus subtilis that Contain Promoters for σ28RNA Polymerase, and Studies on Regulation of Their Transcription in B. subtilis andEscherichia coli. in Molecular Biology of Microbial Differentiation. ASM Press.