Publications list for Dr Thomas Ferenci

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  • Maharjan, R., Ferenci, T. (2015), Mutational signatures indicative of environmental stress in bacteria. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 32(2), 380-391. [Abstract]
  • Ferenci, T., Maharjan, R. (2015), Mutational heterogeneity: A key ingredient of bet-hedging and evolutionary divergence?: The broad spectrum of mutations and their flexible frequency in populations provides a source of risk avoidance and alternative evolutionary strategies. BioEssays. 37(2), 123-130. [Abstract]


  • Behrends, V., Maharjan, R., Ryall, B., Feng, L., Liu, B., Wang, L., Bundy, J., Ferenci, T. (2014), A metabolic trade-off between phosphate and glucose utilization in Escherichia coli. Molecular BioSystems. 10(11), 2820-2822. [Abstract]
  • Maharjan, R., Ferenci, T. (2014), Stress-Induced Mutation Rates Show a Sigmoidal and Saturable Increase Due to the RpoS Sigma Factor in Escherichia coli. Genetics. 198(3), 1231-1235. [Abstract]
  • Eydallin, G., Ryall, B., Maharjan, R., Ferenci, T. (2014), The nature of laboratory domestication changes in freshly isolated escherichia coli strains. Environmental Microbiology. 16(3), 813-828. [Abstract]


  • Maharjan, R., McKenzie, C., Yeung, A., Ferenci, T. (2013), The basis of antagonistic pleiotropy in hfq mutations that have opposite effects on fitness at slow and fast growth rates. Heredity. 110(1), 10-18. [Abstract]
  • Maharjan, R., Ferenci, T. (2013), Epistatic interactions determine the mutational pathways and coexistence of lineages in clonal Escherichia coli populations. Evolution. 67(9), 2762-2768. [Abstract]
  • Maharjan, R., Nilsson, S., Sung, J., Haynes, K., Beardmore, R., Hurst, L., Ferenci, T., Gudelj, I. (2013), The form of a trade-off determines the response to competition. Ecology Letters. 16(10), 1267-1276. [Abstract]
  • Maharjan, R., Liu, B., Li, Y., Reeves, P., Wang, L., Ferenci, T. (2013), Mutation accumulation and fitness in mutator subpopulations of escherichia coli. Biology Letters. 9(1), 20120961. [Abstract]
  • Maharjan, R., Gaffé, J., Plucain, J., Schliep, M., Wang, L., Feng, L., Tenaillon, O., Ferenci, T., Schneider, D. (2013), A case of adaptation through a mutation in a tandem duplication during experimental evolution in Escherichia coli. BMC Genomics. 14, 441. [Abstract]


  • Schliep, M., Ryall, B., Ferenci, T. (2012), The identification of global patterns and unique signatures of proteins across 14 environments using outer membrane proteomics of bacteria. Molecular BioSystems. 8(11), 3017-3027. [Abstract]
  • Ryall, B., Eydallin, G., Ferenci, T. (2012), Culture history and population heterogeneity as determinants of bacterial adaptation: the adaptomics of a single environmental transition. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews. 76(3), 597-625. [Abstract]
  • Maharjan, R., Ferenci, T., Reeves, P., Li, Y., Liu, B., Wang, L. (2012), The multiplicity of divergence mechanisms in a single evolving population. Genome Biology. 13(6), R41. [Abstract]


  • Gaffé, J., McKenzie, C., Maharjan, R., Coursange, E., Ferenci, T., Schneider, D. (2011), Insertion sequence-driven evolution of Escherichia coli in chemostats. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 72(4), 398-412. [Abstract]
  • Ferenci, T., Galbiati, H., Betteridge, T., Phan, K., Spira, B. (2011), The constancy of global regulation across a species: the concentrations of ppGpp and RpoS are strain-specific in Escherichia coli. BMC Microbiology. 11, 62. [Abstract]
  • Spira, B., de Almeida Toledo, R., Maharjan, R., Ferenci, T. (2011), The uncertain consequences of transferring bacterial strains between laboratories - rpoS instability as an example. BMC Microbiology. 11, 248. [Abstract]


  • Maharjan, R., Zhou, Z., Ren, Y., Li, Y., Gaffé, J., Schneider, D., McKenzie, C., Reeves, P., Ferenci, T., Wang, L. (2010), Genomic identification of a novel mutation in hfq that provides multiple benefits in evolving glucose-limited populations of Escherichia coli. Journal of bacteriology. 192(17), 4517-21. [Abstract]
  • Wang, L., Spira, B., Zhou, Z., Feng, L., Maharjan, R., Li, X., Li, F., McKenzie, C., Reeves, P., Ferenci, T. (2010), Divergence involving global regulatory gene mutations in an Escherichia coli population evolving under phosphate limitation. Genome Biology and Evolution. , 478-487. [Abstract]
  • Levert, M., Zamfir, O., Clermont, O., Bouvet, O., Lespinats, S., Hipeaux, M., Branger, C., Picard, B., Saint-Ruf, C., Norel, F., Balliau, T., Zivy, M., Le Nagard, H., Cruvellier, S., Chane-Woon-Ming, B., Nilsson, S., Gudelj, I., Phan, K., Ferenci, T., Tenaillon, O., Denamur, E. (2010), Molecular and evolutionary bases of within-patient genotypic and phenotypic diversity in Escherichia coli extraintestinal infections. PLoS Pathogens. 6(9), pii: e1001125. [Abstract]
  • Gudelj, I., Weitz, J., Ferenci, T., Horner-Devine, M., Marx, C., Meyer, J., Forde, S. (2010), An integrative approach to understanding microbial diversity: from intracellular mechanisms to community structure. Ecology Letters. 13, 1073-1084. [Abstract]


  • Ferenci, T., Zhou, Z., Betteridge, T., Ren, Y., Liu, Y., Feng, L., Reeves, P., Wang, L. (2009), Genomic sequencing reveals regulatory mutations and recombinational events in the widely used MC4100 lineage of Escherichia coli K-12. Journal of Bacteriology. 191(12), 4025-4029. [Abstract]