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Selected Publications

  • JE Peters, KS Makarova, S Shmakov, and EV Koonin (2017) Recruitment of CRISPR-Cas systems by Tn7-like transposons. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA Early Edition
  • M Manohar, HW Choi, PM Manosalva, C Austin, JE Peters, and D Klessig (2017) Plant and human MORC proteins have DNA modifying activities similar to type II topoisomerases, but require additional factor(s) for full activity. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 30:87-100
  • Q Shi, MR Straus, JJ Caron, H Wang, YS Chung, A Guarné, JE Peters (2015) Conformational toggling controls target site choice for the heteromeric transposase element Tn7. Nucleic Acids Research. 43:10746-10759.
  • PK Singh, G Bourque, NL Craig, JT Dubnau, C Feschotte, DA Flasch, KL Gunderson, HS Malik, JV Moran, JE Peters, RK Slotkin, HL Levin (2014) Mobile Genetic Elements and Genome Evolution 2014. Mobile DNA 5:26NAR 43(22) cover
  • JE Peters (2014) Tn7. Microbiology Spectrum 2(5) doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.MDNA3-0010-2014
  • JE Peters, A Fricker, B. Kapili, M. Petassi (2014) Heteromeric transposase elements: Generators of genomic islands across diverse bacteria. Molecular Microbiology 6:1084-1092
  • A Fricker and JE Peters (2014) Vulnerabilities on the Lagging-Strand Template: Opportunities for Mobile Elements. Annual Reviews in Genetics 48:167-186
  • den Bakker, HC, CA Desjardins, AD Griggs, JE Peters, Q Zeng, SK Young, CD Kodira, C Yandava, TA Hepburn, BJ Haas, BW Birren, M Wiedmann (2013) Evolutionary Dynamics of the Accessory Genome of Listeria monocytogenes. PLoS ONE 8(6):e67511
  • Moreno Switt A. C., H. C. den Bakker, C. A. Cummings, L. D. Rodriguez-Rivera, G. Govoni, M. L. Raneiri, L. Degoricija, S. Brown, K. Hoelzer, J. E. Peters, E. Bolchacova, M. R. Furtado, M. Wiedmann (2012) Identification and characterization of novel Salmonella mobile elements involved in the dissemination of genes linked to virulence and transmission. PLoS ONE 7(7):e41247
  • Q Shi, JC Huguet-Tapia and JE Peters (2009) Tn917 targets the region where DNA replication terminates in B. subtilis highlighting a differnece in chromosome processing in the Firmicutes. Journal of Bacteriology 191:7623-7627
  • AR Parks, Z Li, Q Shi, RM Owens, MM Jin, and JE Peters (2009) Transposition into replicating DNA occurs through interaction with the processivity factor. Cell 138:685-695 (Preview)Cover, MBG4
  • AR Parks and JE Peters (2009) Tn7 elements: Engendering diversity form chromosome to episome. Plasmid 61:1-14
  • Q Shi, AR Parks, BD Potter, IJ Safir, Y Luo, BM Forster, and JE Peters (2008) DNA damage differentially activates regional chromosomal loci for Tn7 transposition in E. coli. Genetics 179:1237-1250
  • C Bordi, B. Butcher, Q Shi, AB Hachmann, JE Peters, and JD Helmann (2008) In vitro mutagenesis of Bacillus subtilis using a modified Tn7 with an outward facing inducible promoter. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 74:3419-3425
  • JA Finn, AR Parks, and JE Peters (2007) Transposon Tn7 directs transposition into the genome of filamentous bacteriophage M13 using the element-encoded TnsE protein. Journal of Bacteriology 189:9122-9125
  • AR Parks and JE Peters (2007) Transposon Tn7 is widespread in diverse bacteria and forms genomic islands. Journal of Bacteriology 189:2170-2173
  • LM Junker, JE Peters, and AG Hay (2006) Global analysis of candidate genes important for fitness in a competitive biofilm using DNA-array-based transposon mapping. Microbiology 152:2233-45
  • DA Garsin, J Urbach, JC Huguet-Tapia, JE Peters, and FM Ausubel (2004) Construction of an Enterococcus faecalis Tn917-mediated gene disruption library offers insight into Tn917 insertion patterns. Journal of Bacteriology 186:7280-7272
  • JE Peters, TE Thate, and NL Craig (2003) Definition of the Escherichia coli MC4100 genome by use of a DNA array. Journal of Bacteriology 185:2017-2021
  • JE Peters and NL Craig (2001) Tn7: smarter than we thought. Nature Reviews: Molecular Cell Biology 2:806-814
  • JE Peters and NL Craig (2001) Tn7 recognizes transposition target structures associated with DNA replication using the DNA-binding protein TnsE. Genes and Development 15:737-747
  • JE Peters and NL Craig (2000) Tn7 transposes proximal to DNA double-strand breaks and into regions where chromosomal DNA replication terminates. Molecular Cell 6:573-582

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