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Gamaleya institute, RAMS

Laboratory of genetical engineering of pathogenic microorganisms.
Academician, Prof. Gintsburg Aleksander Leonidovich
Prof. Romanova Yuliya Mihaylovna

Joint projects:

  1. RFBR grant 08-04-00269-à «The mechanisms of biofilm resistance to immune system factors»
  2. President's grant for supporting the leading scientific institutes ÍØ-5447.2008.7 «Molecular-genetic bases of bacterial virulence»

Joint publications:

  1. Ermolaeva S.A., Romanova Yu.M., Tartakovskii I.S. Contribution of global regulation of virulence gene expression in the virulence of facultative intracellular parasites. // Vestnik RAMS. 2005. ¹1. 44-48
  2. Kaminskaya A., Pushkareva V., Moisenovich M., Stepanova T., Avramenko N., Romanova J., Litvin V., Gintsburg A., Ermolaeva S. Insertion of Tetrahymena pyriformis cells within Burkholderia cenocepacia biofilms stimulates biofilm formation. Mol. Genet.Microbiol. Vir. 2007, 22:186-194

Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Vladivostok city

Academician, Prof. Somov Georgiy Pavlovich
Prof.Timchenko Nelli Fedorovna
Dr. Zaytseva Elena Aleksandrovna

Joint publications:

  1. Zaytseva E.A., Ermolaeva S.A., Somov G.P. Genes encoding invasion factors in Listeria monocytogenes isolated in European and Far East regions of Russia. J Microbiol.Epidemiol.Immunobiol. 2006. ¹4. 42-45
  2. Zaytseva E.A., Puhovaskaya N.M., Musatov Yu.S., Ivanov L.I., Ermolaeva S.A., Somov G.P. Molecular-genetic characteristics and epidemiological significance of Listeria monocytogenes isolated from pregnant women and from aborted material in the Far East region of Russia. Klin. Microbiol. Antimicrob. Chemiotherap. 2007; 9(1):80-88
  3. Zaytseva E., Ermolaeva S., Somov G.P. Low genetic diversity and epidemiological significance of Listeria monocytogenes isolated from wild animals in the Far East of Russia. // Inf. Genet. Evol. 2007; 7: 736-742

Institute of gene biology RAN

Dr. Larin Sergey Sergeevich
Dr. Kibardin Aleksey

Joint publications:

  1. Kibardin A., Ermolaeva S., Vazquez-Boland J.A., Kiselev S. TagL, a member of the peptidoglycan recognition protein family, impairs Listeria monocytogenes invasion and early growth in epithelial cells .// Abstr. ISOPOL XV., Uppsala, Sweeden Septembe 12-15, 2004, Abstr.22
  2. Kibardin A., Karpova T., Sapenko T., Vazquez-Boland J.A., Kiselev S., Ermolaeva S. Mammalian peptidoglycan recognition protein TagL inhibits Listeria monocytogenes invasion into epithelial cells. // FEMS immunology and Medical Microbiology. 2006. 46:284-290
  3. Ermolaeva S.A., Yuriv D.S., Varfolomeev A.F., Sapenko T.P,. Kibardin A.A., Larin S.S. The perspectives of antitumor vaccine development based on attenuated Listeria monocytogenes strains. VSEMP IX, 2007, Moscow, 60.

University of Leon, Spain

Prof. Jose-Antonio Vazquez-Boland

Joint projects:

INTAS grant 2000-0471 «Bases for a Rational Control of Foodborne Listeriosis: a Paneuropean Initiative» (completed in 2004)

Joint publications:

  1. Karpova T.I., Marakusha B.I., Sapenko T.P., Tartakovskii I.S., Vazquez-Boland J.-A., Ermolaeva S.A. The effect of constitutive expression of virulence genes in Listeria monocytogenes. // J Microbiol.Epidemiol.Immunobiol. 2005. ¹ 3. 3-8
  2. Ermolaeva, S., Karpova, T., Novella, S., Scortti, M., Wagner, M., Tartakovskii, I., Vazquez-Boland, J.A. A simple method for the rapid identification of Listeria monocytogenes based on the induction of lecithinase activity by charcoal. // Int.J.Food Microbiol. 2003. – V. 82. – p. 87-94
  3. Ermolaeva S., Novella S., Vega Y., Ripio M.T., Scortti M., Vazquez-Boland J.A. Negative control of Listeria monocytogenes virulence genes by a diffusible autorepressor. // Mol. Microbiol. 2004. – V. 52. – p. 601-611
  4. Vega Y., Rauch M., Banfield M., Ermolaeva S., Goebel W., Scortti M., Vazquez-Boland J.A. Isolation of new Listeria monocytogenes prfA* mutants, transcriptional properties of of PrfA* proteins and structure-function of the virulence regulator PrfA. Mol. Microbiol. 2004, 52:1553-1565
  5. Kibardin A., Ermolaeva S., Vazquez-Boland J.A., Kiselev S. TagL, a member of the peptidoglycan recognition protein family, impairs Listeria monocytogenes invasion and early growth in epithelial cells .// Abstr. ISOPOL XV., Uppsala, Sweeden Septembe 12-15, 2004, Abstr.22
  6. Sapenko T., Vazquez-Boland J.A., Ermolaeva S. ActA releasing into the medium is due to membrane anchor cleavage.// Abstr. ISOPOL XV., Uppsala, Sweeden September 12-15, 2004 Abstr.21
  7. Sapenko T., Vazquez-Boland J.-A., Ermolaeva S. Proteolytic release of membrane-anchored proteins in Listeria monocytogenes and its role in the virulence // Abstr. 30th FEBS Congress. Budapesht, Hungary. July 2-7, 2005. p. 180
  8. Kibardin A., Karpova T., Sapenko T., Vazquez-Boland J.A., Kiselev S., Ermolaeva S. Mammalian peptidoglycan recognition protein TagL inhibits Listeria monocytogenes invasion into epithelial cells. // FEMS immunology and Medical Microbiology. 2006. 46:284-290

United institute of high temperatures RAS

Prof., Petrov Oleg Fedorovich
Dr. Antipov Sergey Nikolaevich

Joint projects:

RFBR grant 08-08-12226 «Development of plasmatron for therapy of infected wounds»