Karen E. Beenken, Ph.D. - Publications

2003 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, United States 
Microbiology Biology

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2021 Beenken KE, Campbell MJ, Ramirez AM, Alghazali K, Walker CM, Jackson B, Griffin C, King W, Bourdo SE, Rifkin R, Hecht S, Meeker DG, Anderson DE, Biris AS, Smeltzer MS. Evaluation of a bone filler scaffold for local antibiotic delivery to prevent Staphylococcus aureus infection in a contaminated bone defect. Scientific Reports. 11: 10254. PMID 33986462 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-89830-z  1
2021 Rom JS, Beenken KE, Ramirez AM, Walker CM, Echols EJ, Smeltzer MS. Limiting protease production plays a key role in the pathogenesis of the divergent clinical isolates of LAC and UAMS-1. Virulence. 12: 584-600. PMID 33538230 DOI: 10.1080/21505594.2021.1879550  1
2021 Harrison ZL, Pace LR, Brown MN, Beenken KE, Smeltzer MS, Bumgardner JD, Haggard WO, Amber Jennings J. Staphylococcal Infection Prevention using Antibiotic-loaded Mannitol-Chitosan Paste in Rabbit Model of Implant-associated Osteomyelitis. Journal of Orthopaedic Research : Official Publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society. PMID 33470467 DOI: 10.1002/jor.24986  1
2021 Alkam D, Jenjaroenpun P, Ramirez AM, Beenken KE, Spencer HJ, Smeltzer MS. The increased accumulation of virulence factors is maximized in a mutant by the increased production of SarA and decreased production of extracellular proteases. Infection and Immunity. PMID 33468580 DOI: 10.1128/IAI.00718-20  1
2020 Ramirez AM, Beenken KE, Byrum SD, Tackett AJ, Shaw LN, Gimza BD, Smeltzer MS. SarA plays a predominant role in controlling the production of extracellular proteases in the diverse clinical isolates of LAC and UAMS-1. Virulence. PMID 33258416 DOI: 10.1080/21505594.2020.1855923  1
2019 Rom JS, Ramirez AM, Beenken KE, Sahukhal GS, Elasri MO, Smeltzer MS. The impact of on -associated phenotypes is different in divergent clinical isolates of . Infection and Immunity. PMID 31740526 DOI: 10.1128/Iai.00530-19  1
2019 Ramirez AM, Byrum SD, Beenken KE, Washam C, Edmondson RD, Mackintosh SG, Spencer HJ, Tackett AJ, Smeltzer MS. Exploiting correlations between protein abundance and the functional status of saeRS and sarA to identify virulence factors of potential importance in the pathogenesis of Staphylococcus aureus osteomyelitis. Acs Infectious Diseases. PMID 31722523 DOI: 10.1021/Acsinfecdis.9B00291  1
2018 Byrum SD, Loughran AJ, Beenken KE, Orr LM, Storey AJ, Mackintosh SG, Edmondson RD, Tackett AJ, Smeltzer MS. Label-free Proteomic Approach to Characterize Protease-dependent and Independent Effects of sarA Inactivation on the Staphylococcus aureus Exoproteome. Journal of Proteome Research. PMID 30209945 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Jproteome.8B00288  1
2018 Boles LR, Awais R, Beenken KE, Smeltzer MS, Haggard WO, Jessica AJ. Local Delivery of Amikacin and Vancomycin from Chitosan Sponges Prevent Polymicrobial Implant-Associated Biofilm. Military Medicine. 183: 459-465. PMID 29635622 DOI: 10.1093/Milmed/Usx161  1
2018 Wells CM, Beenken KE, Smeltzer MS, Courtney HS, Jennings JA, Haggard WO. Ciprofloxacin and Rifampin Dual Antibiotic-Loaded Biopolymer Chitosan Sponge for Bacterial Inhibition. Military Medicine. 183: 433-444. PMID 29635619 DOI: 10.1093/Milmed/Usx150  1
2017 Meeker DG, Wang T, Harrington WN, Zharov VP, Johnson SA, Jenkins SV, Oyibo SE, Walker CM, Mills WB, Shirtliff ME, Beenken KE, Chen J, Smeltzer MS. Versatility of Targeted Antibiotic-loaded Gold Nanoconstructs for the Treatment of Biofilm-associated Bacterial Infections. International Journal of Hyperthermia : the Official Journal of European Society For Hyperthermic Oncology, North American Hyperthermia Group. 1-34. PMID 29025325 DOI: 10.1080/02656736.2017.1392047  1
2017 Rom JS, Atwood DN, Beenken KE, Meeker DG, Loughran AJ, Spencer HJ, Lantz TL, Smeltzer MS. Impact of Staphylococcus aureus regulatory mutations that modulate biofilm formation in the USA300 strain LAC on virulence in a murine bacteremia model. Virulence. 0. PMID 28910576 DOI: 10.1080/21505594.2017.1373926  1
2017 Rhodes CS, Alexander CM, Berretta JM, Courtney HS, Beenken KE, Smeltzer MS, Bumgardner JD, Haggard WO, Jennings JA. Evaluation of a chitosan-polyethylene glycol paste as a local antibiotic delivery device. World Journal of Orthopedics. 8: 130-141. PMID 28251063 DOI: 10.5312/Wjo.V8.I2.130  1
2017 Berretta JM, Jennings JA, Courtney HS, Beenken KE, Smeltzer MS, Haggard WO. Blended Chitosan Paste for Infection Prevention: Preliminary and Preclinical Evaluations. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. PMID 28097503 DOI: 10.1007/S11999-017-5231-Y  1
2017 Harris MA, Beenken KE, Smeltzer MS, Haggard WO, Jennings JA. Phosphatidylcholine Coatings Deliver Local Antimicrobials and Reduce Infection in a Murine Model: A Preliminary Study. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. PMID 28050817 DOI: 10.1007/S11999-016-5211-7  1
2016 Jennings JA, Beenken KE, Skinner RA, Meeker DG, Smeltzer MS, Haggard WO, Troxel KS. Antibiotic-loaded phosphatidylcholine inhibits staphylococcal bone infection. World Journal of Orthopedics. 7: 467-74. PMID 27622146 DOI: 10.5312/Wjo.V7.I8.467  1
2016 Meeker DG, Jenkins SV, Miller EK, Beenken KE, Loughran AJ, Powless A, Muldoon TJ, Galanzha EI, Zharov VP, Smeltzer MS, Chen J. Synergistic Photothermal and Antibiotic Killing of Biofilm-Associated Staphylococcus aureus Using Targeted Antibiotic-Loaded Gold Nanoconstructs. Acs Infectious Diseases. 2: 241-250. PMID 27441208 DOI: 10.1021/Acsinfecdis.5B00117  1
2016 Meeker DG, Beenken KE, Mills WB, Loughran AJ, Spencer HJ, Lynn WB, Smeltzer MS. Evaluation of antibiotics active against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus based on activity in an established biofilm. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. PMID 27401574 DOI: 10.1128/Aac.01251-16  1
2016 Loughran AJ, Gaddy D, Beenken KE, Meeker DG, Morello R, Zhao H, Byrum SD, Tackett AJ, Cassat JE, Smeltzer MS. Impact of sarA and phenol-soluble modulins in the pathogenesis of osteomyelitis in diverse clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus. Infection and Immunity. PMID 27354444 DOI: 10.1128/Iai.00152-16  1
2016 Atwood DN, Beenken KE, Loughran AJ, Meeker DG, Lantz TL, Graham JW, Spencer HJ, Smeltzer MS. XerC contributes to diverse forms of Staphylococcus aureus infection via agr-dependent and agr-independent pathways. Infection and Immunity. PMID 26857575 DOI: 10.1128/Iai.01462-15  1
2016 Atwood DN, Beenken KE, Lantz TL, Meeker DG, Lynn WB, Mills WB, Spencer HJ, Smeltzer MS. Regulatory Mutations Impacting Antibiotic Susceptibility in an Established Staphylococcus aureus Biofilm. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 60: 1826-9. PMID 26824954 DOI: 10.1128/Aac.02750-15  1
2016 Jennings JA, Beenken KE, Parker AC, Smith JK, Courtney HS, Smeltzer MS, Haggard WO. Polymicrobial Biofilm Inhibition Effects of Acetate-Buffered Chitosan Sponge Delivery Device. Macromolecular Bioscience. PMID 26756211 DOI: 10.1002/Mabi.201500347  1
2016 Meeker DG, Jenkins SV, Miller EK, Beenken KE, Loughran AJ, Powless A, Muldoon TJ, Galanzha EI, Zharov VP, Smeltzer MS, Chen J. Synergistic Photothermal and Antibiotic Killing of Biofilm-Associated Staphylococcus aureus Using Targeted Antibiotic-Loaded Gold Nanoconstructs Acs Infectious Diseases. 2: 241-250. DOI: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.5b00117  1
2015 Atwood DN, Loughran AJ, Courtney AP, Anthony AC, Meeker DG, Spencer HJ, Gupta RK, Lee CY, Beenken KE, Smeltzer MS. Comparative impact of diverse regulatory loci on Staphylococcus aureus biofilm formation. Microbiologyopen. 4: 436-51. PMID 25810138 DOI: 10.1002/mbo3.250  1
2015 Jennings JA, Carpenter DP, Troxel KS, Beenken KE, Smeltzer MS, Courtney HS, Haggard WO. Novel Antibiotic-loaded Point-of-care Implant Coating Inhibits Biofilm. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 473: 2270-82. PMID 25604874 DOI: 10.1007/S11999-014-4130-8  1
2015 Parker AC, Beenken KE, Jennings JA, Hittle L, Shirtliff ME, Bumgardner JD, Smeltzer MS, Haggard WO. Characterization of local delivery with amphotericin B and vancomycin from modified chitosan sponges and functional biofilm prevention evaluation. Journal of Orthopaedic Research : Official Publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society. 33: 439-47. PMID 25408519 DOI: 10.1002/Jor.22760  1
2014 Loughran AJ, Atwood DN, Anthony AC, Harik NS, Spencer HJ, Beenken KE, Smeltzer MS. Impact of individual extracellular proteases on Staphylococcus aureus biofilm formation in diverse clinical isolates and their isogenic sarA mutants. Microbiologyopen. 3: 897-909. PMID 25257373 DOI: 10.1002/mbo3.214  1
2014 Beenken KE, Smith JK, Skinner RA, Mclaren SG, Bellamy W, Gruenwald MJ, Spencer HJ, Jennings JA, Haggard WO, Smeltzer MS. Chitosan coating to enhance the therapeutic efficacy of calcium sulfate-based antibiotic therapy in the treatment of chronic osteomyelitis. Journal of Biomaterials Applications. 29: 514-23. PMID 24854984 DOI: 10.1177/0885328214535452  1
2014 Beenken KE, Mrak LN, Zielinska AK, Atwood DN, Loughran AJ, Griffin LM, Matthews KA, Anthony AM, Spencer HJ, Skinner RA, Post GR, Lee CY, Smeltzer MS. Impact of the functional status of saeRS on in vivo phenotypes of Staphylococcus aureus sarA mutants. Molecular Microbiology. 92: 1299-312. PMID 24779437 DOI: 10.1111/Mmi.12629  1
2013 Snowden JN, Beaver M, Beenken K, Smeltzer M, Horswill AR, Kielian T. Staphylococcus aureus sarA regulates inflammation and colonization during central nervous system biofilm formation. Plos One. 8: e84089. PMID 24386336 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0084089  1
2012 Hobby GH, Quave CL, Nelson K, Compadre CM, Beenken KE, Smeltzer MS. Quercus cerris extracts limit Staphylococcus aureus biofilm formation. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 144: 812-5. PMID 23127649 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jep.2012.10.042  1
2012 Zielinska AK, Beenken KE, Mrak LN, Spencer HJ, Post GR, Skinner RA, Tackett AJ, Horswill AR, Smeltzer MS. sarA-mediated repression of protease production plays a key role in the pathogenesis of Staphylococcus aureus USA300 isolates. Molecular Microbiology. 86: 1183-96. PMID 23075270 DOI: 10.1111/Mmi.12048  1
2012 Galanzha EI, Shashkov E, Sarimollaoglu M, Beenken KE, Basnakian AG, Shirtliff ME, Kim JW, Smeltzer MS, Zharov VP. In vivo magnetic enrichment, photoacoustic diagnosis, and photothermal purging of infected blood using multifunctional gold and magnetic nanoparticles. Plos One. 7: e45557. PMID 23049814 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0045557  1
2012 Beenken KE, Bradney L, Bellamy W, Skinner RA, McLaren SG, Gruenwald MJ, Spencer HJ, Smith JK, Haggard WO, Smeltzer MS. Use of xylitol to enhance the therapeutic efficacy of polymethylmethacrylate-based antibiotic therapy in treatment of chronic osteomyelitis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 56: 5839-44. PMID 22948866 DOI: 10.1128/Aac.01127-12  1
2012 Morrison JM, Anderson KL, Beenken KE, Smeltzer MS, Dunman PM. The staphylococcal accessory regulator, SarA, is an RNA-binding protein that modulates the mRNA turnover properties of late-exponential and stationary phase Staphylococcus aureus cells. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 2: 26. PMID 22919618 DOI: 10.3389/Fcimb.2012.00026  1
2012 Brown TL, Spencer HJ, Beenken KE, Alpe TL, Bartel TB, Bellamy W, Gruenwald JM, Skinner RA, McLaren SG, Smeltzer MS. Evaluation of dynamic [18F]-FDG-PET imaging for the detection of acute post-surgical bone infection. Plos One. 7: e41863. PMID 22860021 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0041863  1
2012 Mrak LN, Zielinska AK, Beenken KE, Mrak IN, Atwood DN, Griffin LM, Lee CY, Smeltzer MS. saeRS and sarA act synergistically to repress protease production and promote biofilm formation in Staphylococcus aureus. Plos One. 7: e38453. PMID 22685571 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0038453  1
2012 Beenken KE, Spencer H, Griffin LM, Smeltzer MS. Impact of extracellular nuclease production on the biofilm phenotype of Staphylococcus aureus under in vitro and in vivo conditions. Infection and Immunity. 80: 1634-8. PMID 22354028 DOI: 10.1128/Iai.06134-11  1
2012 Quave CL, Estévez-Carmona M, Compadre CM, Hobby G, Hendrickson H, Beenken KE, Smeltzer MS. Ellagic acid derivatives from Rubus ulmifolius inhibit Staphylococcus aureus biofilm formation and improve response to antibiotics. Plos One. 7: e28737. PMID 22242149 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0028737  1
2011 Zielinska AK, Beenken KE, Joo HS, Mrak LN, Griffin LM, Luong TT, Lee CY, Otto M, Shaw LN, Smeltzer MS. Defining the strain-dependent impact of the Staphylococcal accessory regulator (sarA) on the alpha-toxin phenotype of Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Bacteriology. 193: 2948-58. PMID 21478342 DOI: 10.1128/Jb.01517-10  1
2011 Olson PD, Kuechenmeister LJ, Anderson KL, Daily S, Beenken KE, Roux CM, Reniere ML, Lewis TL, Weiss WJ, Pulse M, Nguyen P, Simecka JW, Morrison JM, Sayood K, Asojo OA, et al. Small molecule inhibitors of Staphylococcus aureus RnpA alter cellular mRNA turnover, exhibit antimicrobial activity, and attenuate pathogenesis. Plos Pathogens. 7: e1001287. PMID 21347352 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Ppat.1001287  1
2011 Smeltzer MS, Beenken KE, Zharov VP, Galanzha EI. Alternative approaches for the diagnosis and treatment of staphylococcal biofilm-associated infection European Cells and Materials. 21: 18.  1
2010 Beenken KE, Mrak LN, Griffin LM, Zielinska AK, Shaw LN, Rice KC, Horswill AR, Bayles KW, Smeltzer MS. Epistatic relationships between sarA and agr in Staphylococcus aureus biofilm formation. Plos One. 5: e10790. PMID 20520723 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0010790  1
2009 Weiss EC, Zielinska A, Beenken KE, Spencer HJ, Daily SJ, Smeltzer MS. Impact of sarA on daptomycin susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus biofilms in vivo. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 53: 4096-102. PMID 19651914 DOI: 10.1128/Aac.00484-09  1
2008 Tsang LH, Cassat JE, Shaw LN, Beenken KE, Smeltzer MS. Factors contributing to the biofilm-deficient phenotype of Staphylococcus aureus sarA mutants. Plos One. 3: e3361. PMID 18846215 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0003361  1
2006 Cassat J, Dunman PM, Murphy E, Projan SJ, Beenken KE, Palm KJ, Yang SJ, Rice KC, Bayles KW, Smeltzer MS. Transcriptional profiling of a Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolate and its isogenic agr and sarA mutants reveals global differences in comparison to the laboratory strain RN6390. Microbiology (Reading, England). 152: 3075-90. PMID 17005987 DOI: 10.1099/Mic.0.29033-0  1
2004 Beenken KE, Dunman PM, McAleese F, Macapagal D, Murphy E, Projan SJ, Blevins JS, Smeltzer MS. Global gene expression in Staphylococcus aureus biofilms. Journal of Bacteriology. 186: 4665-84. PMID 15231800 DOI: 10.1128/Jb.186.14.4665-4684.2004  1
2003 Beenken KE, Blevins JS, Smeltzer MS. Mutation of sarA in Staphylococcus aureus limits biofilm formation. Infection and Immunity. 71: 4206-11. PMID 12819120 DOI: 10.1128/Iai.71.7.4206-4211.2003  1
2003 Blevins JS, Elasri MO, Allmendinger SD, Beenken KE, Skinner RA, Thomas JR, Smeltzer MS. Role of sarA in the pathogenesis of Staphylococcus aureus musculoskeletal infection. Infection and Immunity. 71: 516-23. PMID 12496203 DOI: 10.1128/Iai.71.1.516-523.2003  1
2002 Blevins JS, Beenken KE, Elasri MO, Hurlburt BK, Smeltzer MS. Strain-dependent differences in the regulatory roles of sarA and agr in Staphylococcus aureus. Infection and Immunity. 70: 470-80. PMID 11796572 DOI: 10.1128/Iai.70.2.470-480.2002  1
2002 Elasri MO, Thomas JR, Skinner RA, Blevins JS, Beenken KE, Nelson CL, Smeltzer MS. Staphylococcus aureus collagen adhesin contributes to the pathogenesis of osteomyelitis. Bone. 30: 275-80. PMID 11792597 DOI: 10.1016/S8756-3282(01)00632-9  1
2001 Mason WJ, Blevins JS, Beenken K, Wibowo N, Ojha N, Smeltzer MS. Multiplex PCR protocol for the diagnosis of staphylococcal infection. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 39: 3332-8. PMID 11526172 DOI: 10.1128/Jcm.39.9.3332-3338.2001  1
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