Publicatons

  • Vijay Aswani, Fares Najar, Madhulatha Pantrangi, Bob Mau, William R. Schwan and Sanjay K. Shukla. 2019. Virulence factor landscape of a Staphylococcus aureus sequence type 45 strain, MCRF184 BMC Genomics 20:123. doi: 10.1186/s12864-018-5394-2 

  • Van Orden, M., Klein, P., Babu, K., Najar, F.Z., Rajan, R. 2017. Conserved DNA motifs in the type II-A CRISPR leader region. Peer J.5:e3161.PMID: 28392985. 

  • Wang, B., Powell, S. M., Hessami, N., Najar, F. Z., Thomas, L. M., Karr, E. A., West, A. H., Richter-Addo, G. B. 2016. Crystal structures of two nitroreductases from hypervirulent Clostridium difficile and functionally related interactions with the antibiotic metronidazole. Nitric Oxide. 60:32-39. PMID: 27623089.

  • Spain, A. M., Elshahed, M. S., Najar, F. Z, and Krumholz, L. R. 2015. Metatranscriptomic analysis of a high-sulfide aquatic spring reveals insights into sulfur cycling and unexpected aerobic metabolism. Peer J. 3:e1259. PMID: 26417542 

  • Acosta, F., Zamor, R. M., Najar, F. Z., Roe, B. A., and Hambright, K. D. 2015. Dynamics of an experimental microbial invasion. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A. 112:11594-9. PMID: 26324928 

  • Durica, D. S., Das, S., Najar, F., Roe, B., Phillips, B., Kappalli, S., and Anilkumar, G. 2014. Alternative splicing in the fiddler crab cognate ecdysteroid receptor: Variation in receptor isoform expression and DNA binding properties in response to hormone. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 206:80-95. PMID: 25025945 

  • Gust, K. A., Najar, F. Z., Habib, T., Lotufo, G. R., Piggot, A. M., Fouke, B. W., Laird, J. G., Wilbanks, M. S., Rawat, A., Indest, K. J., Roe, B. A., and Perkins, E.J. 2014. Coral-zooxanthellae meta-transcriptomics reveals integrated response to pollutant stress. BMC Genomics. 15:591. PMID: 25016412 

  • Nyaku, S., Sripathi, V., Wiley, G., Najar, F. Z.,Cseke, L. J., Sharma, G. C.,Roe, B. A., Cseke, S. B., Moss, E., Kantety, R. V. 2013. The Expressed Parasitism Genes in the Reniform Nematode (Rotylenchulus reniformis). American Journal of Plant Sciences4:780-791. DOI: 10.4236/ajps.2013.44097 

  • Jones A. J., Najar F. Z., Liao T. S., Roe, B. A., Hambright, K. D., and Caron, D. A. 2012. Seasonality and disturbance: annual pattern and response of the bacterial and microbial eukaryotic assemblages in a freshwater ecosystem. Environ Microbiol. 5:2557-72. PMID: 23750973 

  • Tito, R. Y., Knights, D, Metcalf, J, Obregon-Tito, A. J., Cleeland, L., Najar, F., Roe, B., Reinhard, K., Sobolik, K., Belknap, S., Foster, M., Spicer, P., Knight, R., and Lewis, C. M. Jr. 2012. Insights from characterizing extinct human gut microbiomes. PLoS One. 7:e51146. PMID: 23251439 

  • Guerrero, F. D., Dowd, S. E., Djikeng, A., Wiley, G., Macmil, S., Saldivar, L., Najar, F., and Roe, B. A. 2009. A database of expressed genes from Cochliomyia hominivorax (Diptera: Calliphoridae). J. Med. Entomol. 46:1109-16. PMID: 19769042 

  • Youssef, N., Sheik, C. S., Krumholz, L. R., Najar, F. Z., Roe, B. A., and Elshahed, M. S. 2009. Comparison of species richness estimates obtained using nearly complete fragments and simulated pyrosequencing-generated fragments in 16S rRNA gene-based environmental surveys. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 75:5227-5236. PMID: 19561178 

  • Elshahed, M. S., Najar, F. Z., Aycock, M., Qu, C., Roe, B. A., and Krumholz, L.R. 2005. Metagenomic analysis of the microbial community at Zodletone Spring (Oklahoma): insights into the genome of a member of the novel candidate division OD1. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 71: 7598-7602PMID: 19561178