Dr Thomas Ferenci

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Research interests

Projects in the Ferenci lab:

1. Experimental evolution to study genomic and regulatory adaptations changing the fitness and diversity of bacterial populations. e.g. MAHARJAN et al., (2012) The multiplicity of divergence mechanisms in a single evolving population. Genome Biol. 13:R41 * 2. Trade-offs and controlled resource allocations contributing to the emergence of bacterial diversity. e.g. GUDELJ et al. (2010) An integrative approach to understanding microbial diversity: from intracellular mechanisms to community structure. Ecology Letters 13, 1073¿1084. * 3. Defining unique adaptational fingerprints that permit the identification of the environmental origins of bacteria. e.g. RYALL et al., (2012) Culture history and population heterogeneity as determinants of bacterial adaptation: the adaptomics of a single environmental transition. MMBR 76, 597-625.

International links

Brazil

(Departamento de Microbiologia Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Universidade de São Paulo Brasil) Collaborative research on the diversity of regulatory trade-offs within a species. With B. Spira

China

(TEDA School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnolgy, Nankai University, Tianjin, P.R.China) Collaborative research on the genomics of evolving populations. With L. Wang

France

(Laboratoire Adaptation et Pathogénie des Microorganismes, CNRS UMR5163 Université Joseph Fourier Grenoble France) Collaborative research on the movement of insertion sequences in evolving populations. With D. Schneider

United Kingdom

(Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London and Biosciences, University of Exeter UK) Collaborative analysis, using mathematical models, of the role of trade-offs in bacterial diversity. With I. Gudelj

Selected grants

2014

  • The identification of genetic differences between bacteria present in nature and unnatural laboratory environments; Ferenci T; US Army Research, Development and Engineering Command/Research Support.
  • How evolution is constrained by trade-offs between the multiplication and survival of organisms; Ferenci T; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2010

  • Outer membrane protein patterns and polymorphisms as indicators of bacterial history; Ferenci T; US Army Research, Development and Engineering Command/Research Support.

2009

  • Variation in bacterial genomic mutation rates; Ferenci T, Reeves P, Wang L; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2008

  • Evolutionary and ecological complexity in an experimentally controlled environment; Ferenci T; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2007

  • Mutations and divergence in bacterial evolution; Ferenci T; University of Sydney/Bridging Support.

2004

  • Environmental influence on evolutionary processes in bacterial populations; Ferenci T, Rainey P, Liu X; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • Bacterial strain differences: the role of polymorphisms affecting gene regulation.; Ferenci T; DVC Research/Research and Development Scheme: Research and Development (R&D).

2001

  • Towards a multi-dimensional analysis of bacterial physiology and gene regulation; Ferenci T; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).

2000

  • Bacterial gene regulation and death under conditions of nutrient limitation; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage International: ARC International Fellowships (ARCIF).
  • Polygenic evolution and periodic selection in bacteria subjected to nutrient limitation; Ferenci T; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).
  • Bacterial physiology and gene regulation under conditions of high population density; Ferenci T; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Small Grants.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Ferenci, T., Maharjan, R. (2005). Comparative metabolome profiling using two dimensional thin layer chromatography (2DTLC). In Vaidyanathan S; Harrigan G; Goodacre R (Eds.), Metabolome Analyses - Strategies for Systems Biology, (pp. 63-81). USA: Springer Science + Business Media.

Journals

  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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(1), 1. [More Information]
  • Phan, K., Ferenci, T. (2013). A design-constraint trade-off underpins the diversity in ecologically important traits in species Escherichia coli. The ISME Journal, 7(10), 2034-2043. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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), 1-5. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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), 1-16. [More Information]
  • Gaffe, 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. [More Information]
  • 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(Article number 62), 1-11. [More Information]
  • 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(Article No 248), 1-9. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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, 2(1), 478-487. [More Information]
  • 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), 4517-4521. [More Information]
  • Levert, M., Zamfir, O., Clermont, O., Bouvet, O., Lespinats, S., Hipeaux, M., Branger, C., Picard, B., Saint-Ruf, C., Norel, F., Phan, K., Ferenci, T., et al (2010). Molecular and Evolutionary Bases of Within-Patient Genotypic and Phenotypic Diversity in Escherichia coli Extraintestinal Infections. PLoS Pathogens, 6(9), e1001125-1-e1001125-19. [More Information]
  • Ferenci, T., Yee, K., 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. [More Information]
  • Spira, B., Ferenci, T. (2008). Alkaline phosphatase as a reporter of sigma(S) levels and rpoS polymorphisms in different E. coli strains. Archives of Microbiology, 189(1), 43-47. [More Information]
  • Spira, B., Hu, X., Ferenci, T. (2008). Strain variation in ppGpp concentration and RpoS levels in laboratory strains of Escherichia coli K-12. Microbiology, 154(9), 2887-2895. [More Information]
  • Ferenci, T. (2007). Bacterial Physiology, Regulation and Mutational Adaptation in a Chemostat Environment. Advances in Microbial Physiology, 53, 169-229, 315. [More Information]
  • Maharjan, R., Seeto, S., Ferenci, T. (2007). Divergence and redundancy of transport and metabolic rate-yield strategies in a single Escherichia coli population. Journal of Bacteriology, 189(6), 2350-2358. [More Information]
  • Ferenci, T. (2007). Sensing nutrient levels in bacteria. Nature Chemical Biology, 3(10), 607-608. [More Information]
  • van der Werf, M., Takors, R., Smedsgaard, J., Nielsen, J., Ferenci, T., Portais, J., Wittmann, C., Hooks, M., Tomassini, A., Oldiges, M., et al (2007). Standard reporting requirements for biological samples in metabolomics experiments: microbial and in vitro biology experiments. Metabolomics, 3(3), 189-194. [More Information]
  • Ferenci, T. (2007). The spread of a beneficial mutation in experimental bacterial populations: the influence of the environment and genotype on the fixation of rpoS mutations. Heredity, , 1-7. [More Information]
  • Ferenci, T., Spira, B. (2007). Variation in Stress Responses within a Bacterial Species and the Indirect Costs of Stress Resistance. New York Academy of Sciences. Annals, 1113, 105-113. [More Information]
  • Ferenci, T. (2006). A cultural divide on the use of chemostats. Microbiology, 152(5), 1247-1248. [More Information]
  • Maharjan, R., Seeto, S., McRobb, L., Ferenci, T. (2006). Clonal Adaptive Radiation in a Constant Environment. Science, 313(5786), 514-517. [More Information]
  • King, T., Seeto, S., Ferenci, T. (2006). Genotype-by-environment interactions influencing the emergence of rpoS mutations in Escherichia coli populations. Genetics, 172(4), 2071-2079. [More Information]
  • King, T., Ferenci, T. (2005). Divergent roles of RpoS in Escherichia coli under aerobic and anaerobic conditions. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 244(2), 323-327. [More Information]
  • Ferenci, T. (2005). Maintaining a healthy SPANC balance through regulatory and mutational adaptation. Molecular Microbiology, 57(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Maharjan, R., Ferenci, T. (2005). Metabolomic diversity in the species Escherichia coli and its relationship to genetic population structure. Metabolomics, 1(3), 235-242.
  • Maharjan, R., Yu, P., Seeto, S., Ferenci, T. (2005). The role of isocitrate lyase and the glyoxylate cycle in Escherichia coli growing under glucose limitation. Research in Microbiology, 156(2), 178-183. [More Information]
  • King, T., Ishihama, A., Kori, A., Ferenci, T. (2004). A Regulatory Trade-Off As A Source Of Strain Variation In The Species Escherichia Coli. Journal of Bacteriology, 186(17), 5614-5620.
  • Seeto, S., McRobb, L., Ferenci, T. (2004). The Multifactorial Influences Of Rpos, Mlc And cAMP On PtsG Expression Under Glucose-Limited And Anaerobic Conditions. Research in Microbiology, 155(3), 211-215.
  • Maharjan, R., Ferenci, T. (2003). Global metabolite analysis: the influence of extraction methodology on metabolome profiles of Escherichia coli. Analytical Biochemistry, 313(1), 145-154.
  • Tsunedomi, R., Izu, H., Kawai, T., Matsushita, K., Ferenci, T., Yamada, M. (2003). The activator of GntII genes for gluconate metabolism, GntH exerts negative control of GntR-Regulated GntI genes in Escherichia coli. Journal of Bacteriology, 185(6), 1783-1795.
  • King, T., Ferenci, T., Szabo, E. (2003). The effect of growth atmosphere on the ability of Listeria monocytogenes to survive exposure to acid, proteolytic enzymes and bile salts. International Journal Of Food Microbiology, 84(2), 133-143.
  • McRobb, L., Seeto, S., Ferenci, T. (2003). The Influence of Cellular Physiology on the Initiation of Mutational Pathways in Escherichia coli Populations. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. B Biological Sciences, 270(1517), 843-848.
  • Ferenci, T. (2003). What is driving the acquisition of mutS and rpoS polymorphisms in Escherichia coli? Trends in Microbiology, 11(10), 457-461.
  • McRobb, L., Seeto, S., Ferenci, T. (2002). Enrichment and elimination of mutY mutators in Escherichia coli populations. Genetics, 162(3), 1055-1062.
  • McRobb, L., Pinto (Pinto-Nadanachandran), R., Seeto, S., Ferenci, T. (2002). Regulation of mutY and nature of mutator mutations in Escherichia coli populations under nutrient limitation. Journal of Bacteriology, 184(3), 739-745.
  • McRobb, L., King, T., Ferenci, T. (2002). RpoS mutations and loss of general stress resistance in Escherichia coli populations as a consequence of conflict between competing stress responses. Journal of Bacteriology, 184(3), 806-811.
  • Schlegel, A., Danot, O., Richet, E., Ferenci, T., Boos, W. (2002). The N terminus of the Escherichia coli transcription activator MalT is the domain of interaction with MalY. Journal of Bacteriology, 184(11), 3069-3077.
  • Liu, X., Ferenci, T. (2001). An analysis of multifactorial influcences on the transcriptional control of ompF and ompC porin expression under nutrient limitation. Microbiology, 147, 2981-2989.
  • Ferenci, T. (2001). Hungry bacteria - definition and properties of a nutritional state. Environmental Microbiology, 3, 605-611.

2014

  • 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. [More Information]

2013

  • 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(1), 1. [More Information]
  • Phan, K., Ferenci, T. (2013). A design-constraint trade-off underpins the diversity in ecologically important traits in species Escherichia coli. The ISME Journal, 7(10), 2034-2043. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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), 1-5. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]

2012

  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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), 1-16. [More Information]

2011

  • Gaffe, 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. [More Information]
  • 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(Article number 62), 1-11. [More Information]
  • 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(Article No 248), 1-9. [More Information]

2010

  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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, 2(1), 478-487. [More Information]
  • 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), 4517-4521. [More Information]
  • Levert, M., Zamfir, O., Clermont, O., Bouvet, O., Lespinats, S., Hipeaux, M., Branger, C., Picard, B., Saint-Ruf, C., Norel, F., Phan, K., Ferenci, T., et al (2010). Molecular and Evolutionary Bases of Within-Patient Genotypic and Phenotypic Diversity in Escherichia coli Extraintestinal Infections. PLoS Pathogens, 6(9), e1001125-1-e1001125-19. [More Information]

2009

  • Ferenci, T., Yee, K., 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. [More Information]

2008

  • Spira, B., Ferenci, T. (2008). Alkaline phosphatase as a reporter of sigma(S) levels and rpoS polymorphisms in different E. coli strains. Archives of Microbiology, 189(1), 43-47. [More Information]
  • Spira, B., Hu, X., Ferenci, T. (2008). Strain variation in ppGpp concentration and RpoS levels in laboratory strains of Escherichia coli K-12. Microbiology, 154(9), 2887-2895. [More Information]

2007

  • Ferenci, T. (2007). Bacterial Physiology, Regulation and Mutational Adaptation in a Chemostat Environment. Advances in Microbial Physiology, 53, 169-229, 315. [More Information]
  • Maharjan, R., Seeto, S., Ferenci, T. (2007). Divergence and redundancy of transport and metabolic rate-yield strategies in a single Escherichia coli population. Journal of Bacteriology, 189(6), 2350-2358. [More Information]
  • Ferenci, T. (2007). Sensing nutrient levels in bacteria. Nature Chemical Biology, 3(10), 607-608. [More Information]
  • van der Werf, M., Takors, R., Smedsgaard, J., Nielsen, J., Ferenci, T., Portais, J., Wittmann, C., Hooks, M., Tomassini, A., Oldiges, M., et al (2007). Standard reporting requirements for biological samples in metabolomics experiments: microbial and in vitro biology experiments. Metabolomics, 3(3), 189-194. [More Information]
  • Ferenci, T. (2007). The spread of a beneficial mutation in experimental bacterial populations: the influence of the environment and genotype on the fixation of rpoS mutations. Heredity, , 1-7. [More Information]
  • Ferenci, T., Spira, B. (2007). Variation in Stress Responses within a Bacterial Species and the Indirect Costs of Stress Resistance. New York Academy of Sciences. Annals, 1113, 105-113. [More Information]

2006

  • Ferenci, T. (2006). A cultural divide on the use of chemostats. Microbiology, 152(5), 1247-1248. [More Information]
  • Maharjan, R., Seeto, S., McRobb, L., Ferenci, T. (2006). Clonal Adaptive Radiation in a Constant Environment. Science, 313(5786), 514-517. [More Information]
  • King, T., Seeto, S., Ferenci, T. (2006). Genotype-by-environment interactions influencing the emergence of rpoS mutations in Escherichia coli populations. Genetics, 172(4), 2071-2079. [More Information]

2005

  • Ferenci, T., Maharjan, R. (2005). Comparative metabolome profiling using two dimensional thin layer chromatography (2DTLC). In Vaidyanathan S; Harrigan G; Goodacre R (Eds.), Metabolome Analyses - Strategies for Systems Biology, (pp. 63-81). USA: Springer Science + Business Media.
  • King, T., Ferenci, T. (2005). Divergent roles of RpoS in Escherichia coli under aerobic and anaerobic conditions. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 244(2), 323-327. [More Information]
  • Ferenci, T. (2005). Maintaining a healthy SPANC balance through regulatory and mutational adaptation. Molecular Microbiology, 57(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Maharjan, R., Ferenci, T. (2005). Metabolomic diversity in the species Escherichia coli and its relationship to genetic population structure. Metabolomics, 1(3), 235-242.
  • Maharjan, R., Yu, P., Seeto, S., Ferenci, T. (2005). The role of isocitrate lyase and the glyoxylate cycle in Escherichia coli growing under glucose limitation. Research in Microbiology, 156(2), 178-183. [More Information]

2004

  • King, T., Ishihama, A., Kori, A., Ferenci, T. (2004). A Regulatory Trade-Off As A Source Of Strain Variation In The Species Escherichia Coli. Journal of Bacteriology, 186(17), 5614-5620.
  • Seeto, S., McRobb, L., Ferenci, T. (2004). The Multifactorial Influences Of Rpos, Mlc And cAMP On PtsG Expression Under Glucose-Limited And Anaerobic Conditions. Research in Microbiology, 155(3), 211-215.

2003

  • Maharjan, R., Ferenci, T. (2003). Global metabolite analysis: the influence of extraction methodology on metabolome profiles of Escherichia coli. Analytical Biochemistry, 313(1), 145-154.
  • Tsunedomi, R., Izu, H., Kawai, T., Matsushita, K., Ferenci, T., Yamada, M. (2003). The activator of GntII genes for gluconate metabolism, GntH exerts negative control of GntR-Regulated GntI genes in Escherichia coli. Journal of Bacteriology, 185(6), 1783-1795.
  • King, T., Ferenci, T., Szabo, E. (2003). The effect of growth atmosphere on the ability of Listeria monocytogenes to survive exposure to acid, proteolytic enzymes and bile salts. International Journal Of Food Microbiology, 84(2), 133-143.
  • McRobb, L., Seeto, S., Ferenci, T. (2003). The Influence of Cellular Physiology on the Initiation of Mutational Pathways in Escherichia coli Populations. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. B Biological Sciences, 270(1517), 843-848.
  • Ferenci, T. (2003). What is driving the acquisition of mutS and rpoS polymorphisms in Escherichia coli? Trends in Microbiology, 11(10), 457-461.

2002

  • McRobb, L., Seeto, S., Ferenci, T. (2002). Enrichment and elimination of mutY mutators in Escherichia coli populations. Genetics, 162(3), 1055-1062.
  • McRobb, L., Pinto (Pinto-Nadanachandran), R., Seeto, S., Ferenci, T. (2002). Regulation of mutY and nature of mutator mutations in Escherichia coli populations under nutrient limitation. Journal of Bacteriology, 184(3), 739-745.
  • McRobb, L., King, T., Ferenci, T. (2002). RpoS mutations and loss of general stress resistance in Escherichia coli populations as a consequence of conflict between competing stress responses. Journal of Bacteriology, 184(3), 806-811.
  • Schlegel, A., Danot, O., Richet, E., Ferenci, T., Boos, W. (2002). The N terminus of the Escherichia coli transcription activator MalT is the domain of interaction with MalY. Journal of Bacteriology, 184(11), 3069-3077.

2001

  • Liu, X., Ferenci, T. (2001). An analysis of multifactorial influcences on the transcriptional control of ompF and ompC porin expression under nutrient limitation. Microbiology, 147, 2981-2989.
  • Ferenci, T. (2001). Hungry bacteria - definition and properties of a nutritional state. Environmental Microbiology, 3, 605-611.

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