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Sorg, R. A., Kuipers, O. P., & Veening, J-W. (2015). Gene Expression Platform for Synthetic Biology in the Human Pathogen Streptococcus pneumoniae. ACS Synthetic Biology, 4(3), 228-39. 10.1021/sb500229s
Kjos, M., Aprianto, R., Fernandes, V. E., Andrew, P. W., van Strijp, J. A. G., Nijland, R., & Veening, J-W. (2015). Bright fluorescent Streptococcus pneumoniae for live cell imaging of host-pathogen interactions. Journal of Bacteriology. 10.1128/JB.02221-14
Veening, J-W. (2015). To mutate or not to mutate: Genetic and epigenetic heterogeneity contribute to bacterial adaptation (comment on DOI 10.1002/bies.201400153). BioEssays. 10.1002/bies.201400192
Paixão, L., Oliveira, J., Veríssimo, A., Vinga, S., Lourenço, E. C., Ventura, M. R., ... Neves, A. R. (2015). Host Glycan Sugar-Specific Pathways in Streptococcus pneumonia: Galactose as a Key Sugar in Colonisation and Infection. PLoS ONE, 10(3), e0121042. 10.1371/journal.pone.0121042
Detert Oude Weme, R. G. J., Kovács, Á. T., de Jong, S. J. G., Veening, J-W., Siebring, J., & Kuipers, O. P. (2015). Single Cell FRET Analysis for the Identification of Optimal FRET-Pairs in Bacillus subtilis Using a Prototype MEM-FLIM System. Plos one, 10(4), e0123239. 10.1371/journal.pone.0123239
Attaiech, L., Minnen, A., Kjos, M., Gruber, S., & Veening, J-W. (2015). The ParB-parS Chromosome Segregation System Modulates Competence Development in Streptococcus pneumoniae. Mbio, 6(4), 1-8. 10.1128/mBio.00662-15
Beilharz, K., van Raaphorst, R., Kjos, M., & Veening, J-W. (2015). Red fluorescent proteins for gene expression and protein localization studies in Streptococcus pneumoniae and efficient transformation with Gibson assembled DNA. Applied and environmental microbiology, 81, 7244-7252. [AEM.02033-15]. 10.1128/AEM.02033-15
Nourikyan, J., Kjos, M., Mercy, C., Cluzel, C., Morlot, C., Noirot-Gros, M-F., ... Grangeasse, C. (2015). Autophosphorylation of the Bacterial Tyrosine-Kinase CpsD Connects Capsule Synthesis with the Cell Cycle in Streptococcus pneumoniae. PLoS genetics, 11(9), 1-29. [e1005518]. 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005518
Sorg, R. A., & Veening, J-W. (2015). Microscale insights into pneumococcal antibiotic mutant selection windows. Nature Communications, 6(8773), 8773. [9773]. 10.1038/ncomms9773
Gruber, S., Veening, J-W., Bach, J., Blettinger, M., Bramkamp, M., & Errington, J. (2014). Interlinked Sister Chromosomes Arise in the Absence of Condensin during Fast Replication in B. subtilis. Current Biology, 24(3), 293-298. 10.1016/j.cub.2013.12.049
Kjos, M., Oppegård, C., Diep, D. B., Nes, I. F., Veening, J-W., Nissen-Meyer, J., & Kristensen, T. (2014). Sensitivity to the two-peptide bacteriocin lactococcin G is dependent on UppP, an enzyme involved in cell-wall synthesis. Molecular Microbiology, 92(6), 1177-87. 10.1111/mmi.12632
Slager, J., Kjos, M., Attaiech, L., & Veening, J-W. (2014). Antibiotic-induced replication stress triggers bacterial competence by increasing gene dosage near the origin. Cell, 157(2), 395-406. 10.1016/j.cell.2014.01.068
Peters, K., Schweizer, I., Beilharz, K., Stahlmann, C., Veening, J-W., Hakenbeck, R., & Denapaite, D. (2014). Streptococcus pneumoniae PBP2x mid-cell localization requires the C-terminal PASTA domains and is essential for cell shape maintenance. Molecular Microbiology, 92(4), 733-55. 10.1111/mmi.12588
Kjos, M., & Veening, J-W. (2014). Tracking of chromosome dynamics in live Streptococcus pneumoniae reveals that transcription promotes chromosome segregation. Molecular Microbiology, 91(6), 1088-105. 10.1111/mmi.12517
Yuzenkova, Y., Gamba, P., Herber, M., Attaiech, L., Shafeeq, S., Kuipers, O. P., ... Veening, J-W. (2014). Control of transcription elongation by GreA determines rate of gene expression in Streptococcus pneumoniae. Nucleic Acids Research, 42(17), 10987-10999. 10.1093/nar/gku790
Bhogale, P. M., Sorg, R. A., Veening, J-W., & Berg, J. (2014). What makes the lac-pathway switch: identifying the fluctuations that trigger phenotype switching in gene regulatory systems. Nucleic Acids Research, 42(18), 11321-11328. 10.1093/nar/gku839
Daszczuk, A., Dessalegne, Y., Drenth, I., Hendriks, E., Jo, E., van Lente, T., ... Veening, J-W. (2014). Bacillus subtilis Biosensor Engineered To Assess Meat Spoilage. ACS Synthetic Biology, 3(12), 999-1002. 10.1021/sb5000252
Jørgensen, M. G., Raaphorst, R. V., & Veening, J-W. (2013). Noise and Stochasticity in Gene Expression: A Pathogenic Fate Determinant. In C. Harwood, & A. Wipat (Eds.), Microbial Synthetic Biology. (40 ed., pp. 157-175). (Methods in Microbiology; No. 40). Oxford, London: s.n..
Boonstra, M., de Jong, I. G., Scholefield, G., Murray, H., Kuipers, O. P., & Veening, J-W. (2013). Spo0A regulates chromosome copy number during sporulation by directly binding to the origin of replication in Bacillus subtilis. Molecular Microbiology, 87(4), 925-938. 10.1111/mmi.12141
Burghout, P., Quintero, B., Bos, L., Beilharz, K., Veening, J-W., de Jonge, M. I., ... Hermans, P. W. M. (2013). A single amino acid substitution in the MurF UDP-MurNAc-pentapeptide synthetase renders Streptococcus pneumoniae dependent on CO2 and temperature. Molecular Microbiology, 89(3), 494-506. 10.1111/mmi.12292
Pinho, M. G., Kjos, M., & Veening, J-W. (2013). How to get (a)round: mechanisms controlling growth and division of coccoid bacteria. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 11(9), 601-614. 10.1038/nrmicro3088
Overkamp, W., Beilharz, K., Weme, R. D. O., Solopova, A., Karsens, H., Kovacs, A. T., ... Veening, J-W. (2013). Benchmarking Various Green Fluorescent Protein Variants in Bacillus subtilis, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Lactococcus lactis for Live Cell Imaging. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 79(20), 6481-6490. 10.1128/AEM.02033-13
Kjos, M., & Veening, J. -W. (2013). Transcription contributes to efficient chromosome segregation in Streptococcus pneumoniae. Febs Journal, 280, 6-6.
Trip, E. N., Veening, J-W., Stewart, E. J., Errington, J., & Scheffers, D-J. (2013). Balanced transcription of cell division genes in Bacillus subtilis as revealed by single cell analysis. Environmental Microbiology, 15(12), 3196-3209. 10.1111/1462-2920.12148
Lages, M. C. A., Beilharz, K., Angeles, D. M., Veening, J-W., & Scheffers, D-J. (2013). The localization of key Bacillus subtilis penicillin binding proteins during cell growth is determined by substrate availability. Environmental Microbiology, 15(12), 3272-3281. 10.1111/1462-2920.12206
de Jong, I. G., Veening, J-W., & Kuipers, O. P. (2012). Single cell analysis of gene expression patterns during carbon starvation in Bacillus subtilis reveals large phenotypic variation. Environmental Microbiology, 14(12), 3110-3121. 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2012.02892.x
Beilharz, K., Nováková, L., Fadda, D., Branny, P., Massidda, O., & Veening, J-W. (2012). Control of cell division in Streptococcus pneumoniae by the conserved Ser/Thr protein kinase StkP. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109(15), E905-E913. 10.1073/pnas.1119172109
Jong, I. G. D., Beilharz, K., Kuipers, O. P., & Veening, J-W. (2011). Live Cell Imaging of Bacillus subtilis and Streptococcus pneumoniae using Automated Time-lapse Microscopy. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 6(53). 10.3791/3145
Scholefield, G., Veening, J-W., & Murray, H. (2011). DnaA and ORC: more than DNA replication initiators. Trends in Cell Biology, 21(3), 188-194. 10.1016/j.tcb.2010.10.006
Minnen, A., Attaiech, L., Thon, M., Gruber, S., & Veening, J-W. (2011). SMC is recruited to oriC by ParB and promotes chromosome segregation in Streptococcus pneumoniae. Molecular Microbiology, 81(3), 676-688. 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2011.07722.x
de Jong, I. G., Veening, J-W., & Kuipers, O. P. (2010). Heterochronic Phosphorelay Gene Expression as a Source of Heterogeneity in Bacillus subtilis Spore Formation. Journal of Bacteriology, 192(8), 2053 - 2067. 10.1128/JB.01484-09
Nijland, R., Burgess, J. G., Errington, J., Veening, J-W., & Redfield, R. J. (Ed.) (2010). Transformation of Environmental Bacillus subtilis Isolates by Transiently Inducing Genetic Competence. PLoS ONE, 5(3), e9724-1-e9724-7. 10.1371/journal.pone.0009724
Veening, J-W., & Kuipers, O. P. (2010). Gene position within a long transcript as a determinant for stochastic switching in bacteria. Molecular Microbiology, 76(2), 269-272. 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2010.07113.x
Eberhardt, A., Wu, L. J., Errington, J., Vollmer, W., & Veening, J-W. (2009). Cellular localization of choline-utilization proteins in Streptococcus pneumoniae using novel fluorescent reporter systems. Molecular Microbiology, 74(2), 395-408. 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2009.06872.x
Gamba, P., Veening, J-W., Saunders, N. J., Hamoen, L. W., & Daniel, R. A. (2009). Two-Step Assembly Dynamics of the Bacillus subtilis Divisome. Journal of Bacteriology, 191(13), 4186-4194. 10.1128/JB.01758-08
Veening, J-W., Murray, H., & Errington, J. (2009). A mechanism for cell cycle regulation of sporulation initiation in Bacillus subtilis. Genes & Development, 23(16), 1959-1970. 10.1101/gad.528209
Veening, J-W., Stewart, E. J., Berngruber, T. W., Taddei, F., Kuipers, O. P., & Hamoen, L. W. (2008). Bet-hedging and epigenetic inheritance in bacterial cell development. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105(11), 4393-4398. 10.1073/pnas.0700463105
Smits, W. K., Veening, J-W., & Kuipers, O. P. (2008). Phenotypic Variation and Bistable Switching in Bacteria. In EPRINTS-BOOK-TITLE. University of Groningen, Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute (GBB).
Veening, J-W., Igoshin, O. A., Eijlander, R. T., Nijland, R., Hamoen, L. W., & Kuipers, O. P. (2008). Transient heterogeneity in extracellular protease production by Bacillus subtilis. Molecular Systems Biology, 4(6), 184 - 184. [184]. 10.1038/msb.2008.18
Veening, J-W., Smits, W. K., & Kuipers, O. P. (2008). Bistability, Epigenetics, and Bet-Hedging in Bacteria. Annual Review of Microbiology, 62(1), 193-210. 10.1146/annurev.micro.62.081307.163002
Nijland, R., Veening, J-W., & Kuipers, O. P. (2007). A derepression system based on the Bacillus subtilis sporulation pathway offers dynamic control of heterologous gene expression. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 73(7), 2390-2393. 10.1128/AEM.02266-06
Lulko, A. T., Veening, J. W., Buist, G., Smits, W. K., Blom, E., Beekman, A. C., ... Kuipers, O. P. (2007). Production and secretion stress caused by overexpression of heterologous alpha-amylase leads to inhibition of sporulation and a prolonged motile phase in Bacillus subtilis. Applied Environmental Microbiology, 73(16), 5354-5362. 10.1128/AEM.00472-07
Romero, D., de Vicente, A., Rakotoaly, R. H., Dufour, S. E., Veening, J-W., Arrebola, E., ... Stacey, G. (Ed.) (2007). The iturin and fengycin families of lipopeptides are key factors in antagonism of Bacillus subtilis toward Podosphaera fusca. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 20(4), 430-440. 10.1094/MPMI-20-4-0430
Veening, J-W. (2007). Phenotypic variation in Bacillus subtilis: bistability in the sporulation pathway s.n.
Smits, W. K., Bongiorni, C., Veening, J-W., Hamoen, L. W., Kuipers, O. P., & Perego, M. (2007). Temporal separation of distinct differentiation pathways by a dual specificity Rap-Phr system in Bacillus subtilis. Molecular Microbiology, 65(1), 103-120. 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2007.05776.x
Smits, W., Kuipers, O. P., & Veening, J. W. (2006). Phenotypic variation in bacteria: The role of feedback regulation. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 4(4), 259-271. 10.1038/nrmicro1381
Veening, J. W., Kuipers, O. P., Brul, S., Hellingwerf, K. J., & Kort, R. (2006). Effects of Phosphorelay Perturbations on Architecture, Sporulation, and Spore Resistance in Biofilms of Bacillus subtilis. Journal of Bacteriology, 188(8), 3099-3109. 10.1128/JB.188.8.3099-3109.2006
Romero, D., Perez-Garcia, A., Veening, J-W., de Vicente, A., Kuipers, O. P., & de, V. A. (2006). Transformation of undomesticated strains of Bacillus subtilis by protoplast electroporation. Journal of microbiological methods, 66(3), 556-559. 10.1016/j.mimet.2006.01.005
Veening, J. -W., Smits, W. K., Hamoen, L. W., & Kuipers, O. P. (2006). Single cell analysis of gene expression patterns of competence development and initiation of sporulation in Bacillus subtilis grown on chemically defined media. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 101(3), 531-541. 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2006.02911.x
Bongers, R. S., Veening, J. W., van Wieringen, M., Kuipers, O. P., & Kleerebezem, M. (2005). Development and characterization of a subtilin-regulated expression system in Bacillus subtilis: Strict control of gene expression by addition of subtilin. Appl.Environ.Microbiol., 71(12), 8818-8824. 10.1128/AEM.71.12.8818-8824.2005
Veening, J. W., Hamoen, L. W., & Kuipers, O. P. (2005). Phosphatases modulate the bistable sporulation gene expression pattern in Bacillus subtilis. Molecular Microbiology, 56(6), 1481-1494. 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2005.04659.x
Veening, J. W., Smits, W. K., Hamoen, L. W., Jongbloed, J. D. H., Kuipers, O. P., & Smits, W. K. (2004). Visualization of differential gene expression by improved cyan fluorescent protein and yellow fluorescent protein production in Bacillus subtilis. Applied Environmental Microbiology, 70(11), 6809-6815. 10.1128/AEM.70.11.6809-6815.2004
Westers, H., Darmon, E., Zanen, G., Veening, J-W., Kuipers, O. P., Bron, S., ... Dijl, J. M. V. (2004). The Bacillus secretion stress response is an indicator for α-amylase production levels. Letters in Applied Microbiology, 39(1), 65-73. 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2004.01539.x
Antelmann, H., Darmon, E., Noone, D., Veening, J. W., Westers, H., Bron, S., ... van Dijl, J. M. (2003). The extracellular proteome of Bacillus subtilis under secretion stress conditions. Molecular Microbiology, 49(1), 143 - 156. 10.1046/j.1365-2958.2003.03565.x
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