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Peer-reviewed scientific publications before 2009 can be found here. 

Before 2009

Authors affiliated with the MolMik group at time of publication are highlighted in bold. * designates joint first authors.

Last Updated: Dec. 6, 2019

Claverys, J.P., Håvarstein, L.S. (2007). Cannibalism and fratricide: mechanisms and raisons d'être. Nat Rev Microbiol, 5(3): 219–29. doi: 10.1038/nrmicro1613

Claverys, J.P., Martin, B., Håvarstein, L.S. (2007). Competence-induced fratricide in streptococci. Mol Microbiol, 64(6): 1423–33. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2007.05757.x

Håvarstein, L.S., Coomaraswamy, G., Morrison, D.A. (1995). An unmodified heptadecapeptide pheromone induces competence for genetic transformation in Streptococcus pneumoniae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U.S.A., 92(24): 11140–4. doi: 10.1073/pnas.92.24.11140

Håvarstein, L.S., Diep, D.B., Nes, I.F. (1995). A family of bacteriocin ABC transporters carry out proteolytic processing of their substrates concomitant with export. Mol Microbiol, 16(2): 229–40. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.1995.tb02295.x

Håvarstein, L.S., Gaustad, P., Nes, I.F., Morrison, D.A. (1996). Identification of the streptococcal competence-pheromone receptor. Mol Microbiol, 21(4): 863–9. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2958.1996.521416.x

Håvarstein, L.S., Hakenbeck, R., Gaustad, P. (1997). Natural competence in the genus Streptococcus: evidence that streptococci can change pherotype by interspecies recombinational exchanges. J Bacteriol, 179(21): 6589–94. doi: 10.1128/jb.179.21.6589-6594.1997

Håvarstein, L.S., Martin, B., Johnsborg, O., Granadel, C., Claverys, J.P. (2006). New insights into the pneumococcal fratricide: relationship to clumping and identification of a novel immunity factor. Mol Microbiol, 59(4): 1297–307. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2005.05021.x

Johnsborg, O., Eldholm, V., Bjørnstad, M.L., Håvarstein, L.S. (2008). A predatory mechanism dramatically increases the efficiency of lateral gene transfer in Streptococcus pneumoniae and related commensal species. Mol Microbiol, 69(1): 245–53. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2008.06288.x

Johnsborg, O., Håvarstein, L.S. (2009). Regulation of natural genetic transformation and acquisition of transforming DNA in Streptococcus pneumoniae. FEMS Microbiol Rev, 33(3): 627–42. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6976.2009.00167.x

Kausmally, L., Johnsborg, O., Lunde, M., Knutsen, E., Håvarstein, L.S. (2005). Choline-binding protein D (CbpD) in Streptococcus pneumoniae is essential for competence-induced cell lysis. J Bacteriol, 187(13): 4338–45. doi: 10.1128/JB.187.13.4338-4345.2005

Knutsen, E., Johnsborg, O., Quentin, Y., Claverys, J.P., Håvarstein, L.S. (2006). BOX elements modulate gene expression in Streptococcus pneumoniae: impact on the fine-tuning of competence development. J Bacteriol, 188(23): 8307–12. doi: 10.1128/JB.00850-06

Pestova, E.V., Håvarstein, L.S., Morrison, D.A. (1996). Regulation of competence for genetic transformation in Streptococcus pneumoniae by an auto-induced peptide pheromone and a two-component regulatory system. Mol Microbiol, 21(4): 853–62. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2958.1996.501417.x

Steinmoen, H., Knutsen, E., Håvarstein, L.S. (2002). Induction of natural competence in Streptococcus pneumoniae triggers lysis and DNA release from a subfraction of the cell population. Proc Natl Acad Sci U.S.A., 99(11): 7681–6. doi: 10.1073/pnas.112464599

Ween, O., Gaustad, P., Håvarstein, L.S. (1999). Identification of DNA binding sites for ComE, a key regulator of natural competence in Streptococcus pneumoniae. Mol Microbiol, 33(4): 817–27. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2958.1999.01528.x

Published 5. December 2019 - 12:34 - Updated 6. December 2019 - 16:44