Hallgren J, Jonas K§ (2023) Nutritional control of bacterial DNA replication. Current Opinion in Microbiology, 77:102403 [link]

Hallgren J, Koonce K, Felletti M, Mortier J, Turco E, Jonas K§ (2023). Phosphate starvation decouples cell differentiation from DNA replication control in the dimorphic bacterium Caulobacter crescentus. PLOS Genetics, 19:e1010882 [link]

Omnus DJ*, Fink MJ*, Kallazhi A, Zaragoza MX, Leppert A, Landreh M, Jonas K§ (2023). The heat shock protein LarA activates the Lon protease in response to proteotoxic stress. Nature Communications, 14: 7636 [link]

Akar R, Fink MJ, Omnus DJ, Jonas K§ (2023) Regulation of the general stress response sigma factor σT by Lon-mediated proteolysis. Journal of Bacteriology, 205:e0022823 [link]

Li F, Cao L, Bähre H, Kim S-K, Schroeder K, Jonas K, Koonce K, Mekonnen SA, Mohanty S, Bai F, Brauner A, Lee VT, Rohde M, Römling U (2022) Patatin-like phospholipase CapV in Escherichia coli – morphological and physiological effects of one amino acid substitution. NPJ Biofilms Microbiomes. 8:39 [link]

Omnus DJ*, Fink MJ*, Szwedo K, Jonas K§ (2021). The Lon protease temporally restricts polar cell differentiation events during the Caulobacter cell cycle. eLife. 10:e73875 [link]

Felletti M, Romilly C, Wagner EGH, Jonas K§ (2021). A nascent polypeptide sequence modulates DnaA translation elongation in response to nutrient availability. eLife. 10:e71611 [link]

Wassing GM, Lidberg K, Sigurlásdóttir S, Frey J, Schroeder K, Ilehag N, Lindås AC, Jonas K, Jonsson AB. (2021). DNA Blocks the Lethal Effect of Human Beta-Defensin 2 Against Neisseria meningitidis. Frontiers in Microbiology. 12:697232 [link]

Schroeder K, Jonas K§ (2021). The Protein Quality Control Network in Caulobacter crescentus. Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences. 8:682967. [link]

Schroeder K, Heinrich K, Neuwirth I, Jonas K§ (2021) The Chaperonin GroESL Facilitates Caulobacter crescentus Cell Division by Supporting the Functions of the Z-Ring Regulators FtsA and FzlA. mBio. 12(3):e03564-20. [link]

Schramm F.D., Schroeder K. and Jonas K.§ (2020). Protein aggregation in bacteria. FEMS Microbiology Reviews. 44: 54-72 [link]

Heinrich K.*, Leslie D.J.*, Morlock M., Bertilsson S. and Jonas K.§ (2019). Molecular basis and ecological relevance of Caulobacter cell filamentation in freshwater habitats. mBio.  10:e01557-19. [link]

Schramm F.D.*, Schroeder K.*, Alvelid J., Testa I. and Jonas K.§ (2019). Growth-driven displacement of protein aggregates along the cell length ensures partitioning to both daughter cells in Caulobacter crescentusMolecular Microbiology. 111(6):1430-1448. [link]

          Schramm F.D.*, Schroeder K.*, Alvelid J., Testa I. and Jonas K.§ (2018). Growth-
          driven displacement of protein aggregates along the cell length ensures
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Felletti M., Omnus D.J. and Jonas K.§ (2019). Regulation of the replication initiator DnaA in Caulobacter crescentus. BBA Gene Regulatory Mechanisms. 1862(7):697-705. [link]

Schramm F.D., Heinrich K., Thüring M., Bernhardt J. and Jonas K.§ (2017). An essential regulatory function of the DnaK chaperone dictates the decision between proliferation and maintenance in Caulobacter crescentusPLOS Genetics. 13:e1007148. [link]

Heinrich K., Sobetzko P. and Jonas K.§ (2016). A Kinase-Phosphatase Switch Transduces Environmental Information into a Bacterial Cell Cycle Circuit. PLOS Genetics. 12: e1006522. [link]

Liu J., Francis L.I., Jonas K., Laub M.T. and Chien P. (2016). ClpAP is an auxiliary protease for DnaA degradation in Caulobacter crescentus. Molecular Microbiology. 102:1075-1085 [link]

Heinrich K. and Jonas K.§ (2016) Bakterielle Überlebensstrategien – Zellzykluskontrolle als Stressantwort. BIOspektrum. 22: 41-43 [link]

Leslie D.J.*, Heinen C.*, Schramm F.D., Thüring M., Aakre C.D., Murray S.M., Laub M.T. and Jonas K.§ (2015) Nutritional control of DNA replication initiation through the proteolysis and regulated translation of DnaA. PLOS Genetics. 11: e1005342 [link]

Heinrich K., Leslie D.J. and Jonas K.§ (2015) Modulation of bacterial proliferation as a survival strategy. Advances in Applied Microbiology92: 127-71 [link]

Jonas K.§(2014) Cell cycle: Once out, never in again. Current Biology24: R841-843 [link]

Jonas K.§ (2014) To divide or not to divide: control of the bacterial cell cycle by environmental cues. Current Opinion in Microbiology18: 54-60 [link]

Jonas K., Liu J., Chien P. and Laub M.T. (2013) Proteotoxic stress induces a cell cycle arrest by stimulating Lon to degrade the replication initiator DnaA. Cell. 154: 623-636 [link]

Jonas K.*, Chen Y.E.*, Laub M.T. (2011) Modularity of the bacterial cell cycle enables independent spatial and temporal control of DNA replication. Current Biology. 21: 1092-1101 [link]

Chen Y.E.*, Tropini C.*, Jonas K., Tsokos C.G., Huang K.C., Laub M.T. (2011) Spatial gradient of protein phosphorylation underlies replicative asymmetry in a bacterium. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 108: 1052-1057 [link]

Jonas K.§, Edwards A.N., Ahmad I., Romeo T., Römling U. and Melefors Ö. (2010) Complex regulatory network encompassing the Csr, c-di-GMP and motility systems of Salmonella Typhimurium. Environmental Microbiology. 12: 524-540 [link]

Römling U., Jonas K., Melefors Ö., Grantcharova N. and Lamprokostopoulou A. (2010) Hierarchical control of rdar morphotype development of Salmonella entericaThe second messenger cyclic diguanylate. Book chapter, ASM press. [link]

Jonas K. and Melefors Ö. (2009) The Escherichia coli CsrB and CsrC small RNAs are strongly induced during growth in nutrient-poor medium. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 297: 80-86. [link]

Jonas K., Melefors Ö. and Römling U. (2009) Regulation of c-di-GMP metabolism in biofilms. Future Microbiology. 4: 341-358. [link]

Fälker S.*, Nelson A.L.*, Morfeldt E., Jonas K., Hultenby K., Ries J., Melefors Ö., Normark S. and Henriques Normark B. (2008) Sortase-mediated assembly and surface topology of adhesive pneumococcal pili. Molecular Microbiology. 70: 595-607 [link]

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Jonas K., Edwards A.N., Simm R., Romeo T., Römling U. and Melefors Ö. (2008) The post-transcriptional regulator CsrA controls c-di-GMP metabolism by regulating the expression of GGDEF proteins. Molecular Microbiology. 70: 236-257 [link]

Jonas K., Tomenius H., Kader A., Normark S., Römling U., Belova L.M. and Melefors Ö. (2007) Roles of curli, cellulose and BapA in Salmonella biofilm morphology studied by atomic force microscopy. BMC Microbiology. 7:70 [link]

Jonas K., Tomenius H., Römling U., Georgellis D. and Melefors Ö. (2006) Identification of YhdA as a regulator of the Escherichia coli carbon storage system. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 2:232-237 [link]

Mondragon V., Franco B., Jonas K., Suzuki K., Romeo T., Melefors Ö. and Georgellis D. (2006) pH dependent activation of the BarA-UvrY two-component system in Escherichia coliJournal of Bacteriology. 188:8303-8306 [link]

Tomenius H., Pernestig A.K., Jonas K., Georgellis D., Möllby R., Normark S. and Melefors Ö. (2006) The Escherichia coli BarA-UvrY two-component system is a virulence determinant in the urinary tract. BMC Microbiology. 6:27 [link]

Jonas K.*, Van Der Vries E.*, Nilsson M.T. and Widersten M. (2005) Isolation of novel single-chain Cro proteins targeted for binding to the bcl-2 transcription initiation site by repertoire selection and subunit combinatorics. Protein Engineering Design and Selection18:537-546 [link]


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