Christopher M. Waters, Ph.D. - Publications

Affiliations: 
1997-2002 Microbiology University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN 
 2003-2008 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 
 2008- Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 

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2019 Severin GB, Waters CM. Pyrimidines and Cyclic Trinucleotides Join the Second Messenger Symphony. Cell Host & Microbe. 25: 471-473. PMID 30974077 DOI: 10.1016/j.chom.2019.03.016  0.32
2019 Yuan X, Zeng Q, Khokhani D, Tian F, Severin GB, Waters CM, Xu J, Zhou X, Sundin GW, Ibekwe AM, Liu F, Yang CH. A Feed-forward signaling circuit controls bacterial virulence through linking cyclic di-GMP and two mechanistically distinct sRNAs; ArcZ and RsmB. Environmental Microbiology. PMID 30895662 DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.14603  0.48
2019 Waldron EJ, Snyder D, Fernandez NL, Sileo E, Inoyama D, Freundlich JS, Waters CM, Cooper VS, Neiditch MB. Structural basis of DSF recognition by its receptor RpfR and its regulatory interaction with the DSF synthase RpfF. Plos Biology. 17: e3000123. PMID 30716063 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3000123  0.72
2019 Heindl JE, Crosby D, Brar S, Pinto JF, Singletary T, Merenich D, Eagan JL, Buechlein AM, Bruger EL, Waters CM, Fuqua C. Reciprocal control of motility and biofilm formation by the PdhS2 two-component sensor kinase of Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Microbiology (Reading, England). PMID 30620265 DOI: 10.1099/mic.0.000758  0.48
2018 Orr MW, Weiss CA, Severin GB, Turdiev H, Kim SK, Turdiev A, Liu K, Tu BP, Waters CM, Winkler WC, Lee VT. A subset of exoribonucleases serve as degradative enzymes for pGpG in c-di-GMP signaling. Journal of Bacteriology. PMID 30249708 DOI: 10.1128/JB.00300-18  0.32
2018 Berne C, Ellison CK, Agarwal R, Severin GB, Fiebig A, Morton RI, Waters CM, Brun YV. Feedback regulation of Caulobacter crescentus holdfast synthesis by flagellum assembly via the holdfast inhibitor HfiA. Molecular Microbiology. PMID 30079982 DOI: 10.1111/mmi.14099  0.32
2018 Hsieh ML, Hinton DM, Waters CM. VpsR and cyclic di-GMP together drive transcription initiation to activate biofilm formation in Vibrio cholerae. Nucleic Acids Research. PMID 30007313 DOI: 10.1093/nar/gky606  0.44
2018 Agostoni M, Logan-Jackson AR, Heinz ER, Severin GB, Bruger EL, Waters CM, Montgomery BL. Homeostasis of Second Messenger Cyclic-di-AMP Is Critical for Cyanobacterial Fitness and Acclimation to Abiotic Stress. Frontiers in Microbiology. 9: 1121. PMID 29896182 DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01121  0.48
2018 Severin GB, Ramliden MS, Hawver LA, Wang K, Pell ME, Kieninger AK, Khataokar A, O'Hara BJ, Behrmann LV, Neiditch MB, Benning C, Waters CM, Ng WL. Direct activation of a phospholipase by cyclic GMP-AMP in El Tor . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 29891656 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1801233115  0.44
2018 Bruger EL, Waters CM. Maximizing Growth Yield and Dispersal via Quorum Sensing Promotes Cooperation in Bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. PMID 29728393 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00402-18  0.48
2018 Fernandez NL, Srivastava D, Ngouajio AL, Waters CM. Cyclic di-GMP Positively Regulates DNA Repair in. Journal of Bacteriology. PMID 29610212 DOI: 10.1128/JB.00005-18  1
2018 Yuan X, Tian F, He C, Severin GB, Waters CM, Zeng Q, Liu F, Yang CH. The diguanylate cyclase GcpA inhibits the production of pectate lyases via the H-NS protein and RsmB regulatory RNA in Dickeya dadantii. Molecular Plant Pathology. PMID 29390166 DOI: 10.1111/mpp.12665  0.32
2018 Pursley BR, Maiden MM, Hsieh ML, Fernandez N, Severin GB, Waters CM. Cyclic di-GMP regulates TfoY in Vibrio cholerae to control motility by both transcriptional and posttranscriptional mechanisms. Journal of Bacteriology. PMID 29311281 DOI: 10.1128/JB.00578-17  0.44
2017 Feirer N, Kim D, Xu J, Fernandez N, Waters CM, Fuqua C. The Agrobacterium tumefaciens CheY-like protein ClaR regulates biofilm formation. Microbiology (Reading, England). PMID 29068284 DOI: 10.1099/mic.0.000558  0.48
2017 Severin GB, Waters CM. Spectrophotometric and Mass Spectroscopic Methods for the Quantification and Kinetic Evaluation of In Vitro c-di-GMP Synthesis. Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.). 1657: 71-84. PMID 28889287 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7240-1_7  0.32
2017 Sobe RC, Bond WG, Wotanis CK, Zayner JP, Burriss MA, Fernandez N, Bruger EL, Waters CM, Neufeld HS, Karatan E. Spermine inhibits Vibrio cholerae biofilm formation through the NspS-MbaA polyamine signaling system. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. PMID 28827313 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M117.801068  0.48
2017 Sloup RE, Konal AE, Severin GB, Korir ML, Bagdasarian MM, Bagdasarian M, Waters CM. Cyclic di-GMP and VpsR Induce the Expression of Type II Secretion in Vibrio cholerae. Journal of Bacteriology. PMID 28674069 DOI: 10.1128/JB.00106-17  0.32
2016 Connelly BD, Bruger EL, McKinley PK, Waters CM. Resource Abundance and the Critical Transition to Cooperation. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. PMID 28036143 DOI: 10.1111/jeb.13039  0.48
2016 Silva IN, Santos PM, Santos MR, Zlosnik JE, Speert DP, Buskirk SW, Bruger EL, Waters CM, Cooper VS, Moreira LM. Long-Term Evolution of Burkholderia multivorans during a Chronic Cystic Fibrosis Infection Reveals Shifting Forces of Selection. Msystems. 1. PMID 27822534 DOI: 10.1128/mSystems.00029-16  0.48
2016 Gries CM, Bruger EL, Moormeier DE, Scherr TD, Waters CM, Kielian T. Cyclic di-AMP released from Staphylococcus aureus biofilm induces a macrophage type I interferon response. Infection and Immunity. PMID 27736778 DOI: 10.1128/IAI.00447-16  0.48
2016 Bruger EL, Waters CM. Bacterial quorum sensing stabilizes cooperation by optimizing growth strategies. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. PMID 27565619 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.01945-16  0.48
2016 Wang Y, Kim SH, Natarajan R, Heindl JE, Bruger EL, Waters CM, Michael AJ, Fuqua C. Spermidine Inversely Influences Surface Interactions and Planktonic Growth in Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Journal of Bacteriology. PMID 27402627 DOI: 10.1128/JB.00265-16  0.48
2016 Flynn KM, Dowell G, Johnson TM, Koestler BJ, Waters CM, Cooper VS. The evolution of ecological diversity in biofilms of Pseudomonas aeruginosa by altered cyclic diguanylate signaling. Journal of Bacteriology. PMID 27021563 DOI: 10.1128/JB.00048-16  1
2016 Alyaqoub FS, Aldhamen YA, Koestler BJ, Bruger EL, Seregin SS, Pereira-Hicks C, Godbehere S, Waters CM, Amalfitano A. In Vivo Synthesis of Cyclic-di-GMP Using a Recombinant Adenovirus Preferentially Improves Adaptive Immune Responses against Extracellular Antigens. Journal of Immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). PMID 26792800 DOI: 10.4049/jimmunol.1501272  1
2015 Srivastava D, Waters CM. A Filter Binding Assay to Quantify the Association of Cyclic di-GMP to Proteins. Bio-Protocol. 5. PMID 27588300  1
2015 Yuan X, Khokhani D, Wu X, Yang F, Biener G, Koestler BJ, Raicu V, He C, Waters CM, Sundin GW, Tian F, Yang CH. Cross-talk between a regulatory small RNA, cyclic-di-GMP signalling and flagellar regulator FlhDC for virulence and bacterial behaviours. Environmental Microbiology. 17: 4745-63. PMID 26462993 DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.13029  0.96
2015 Orr MW, Donaldson GP, Severin GB, Wang J, Sintim HO, Waters CM, Lee VT. Oligoribonuclease is the primary degradative enzyme for pGpG in Pseudomonas aeruginosa that is required for cyclic-di-GMP turnover. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112: E5048-57. PMID 26305945 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1507245112  1
2015 Agostoni M, Waters CM, Montgomery BL. Regulation of biofilm formation and cellular buoyancy through modulating intracellular cyclic di-GMP levels in engineered cyanobacteria. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. PMID 26192200 DOI: 10.1002/bit.25712  0.36
2015 Feirer N, Xu J, Allen KD, Koestler BJ, Bruger EL, Waters CM, White RH, Fuqua C. A Pterin-Dependent Signaling Pathway Regulates a Dual-Function Diguanylate Cyclase-Phosphodiesterase Controlling Surface Attachment in Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Mbio. 6. PMID 26126849 DOI: 10.1128/mBio.00156-15  1
2015 Savage CR, Arnold WK, Gjevre-Nail A, Koestler BJ, Bruger EL, Barker JR, Waters CM, Stevenson B. Intracellular Concentrations of Borrelia burgdorferi Cyclic Di-AMP Are Not Changed by Altered Expression of the CdaA Synthase. Plos One. 10: e0125440. PMID 25906393 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125440  1
2015 Bobrov AG, Kirillina O, Vadyvaloo V, Koestler BJ, Hinz AK, Mack D, Waters CM, Perry RD. The Yersinia pestis HmsCDE regulatory system is essential for blockage of the oriental rat flea (Xenopsylla cheopis), a classic plague vector. Environmental Microbiology. 17: 947-59. PMID 25586342 DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12419  1
2014 Koestler BJ, Waters CM. Intestinal GPS: bile and bicarbonate control cyclic di-GMP to provide Vibrio cholerae spatial cues within the small intestine. Gut Microbes. 5: 775-80. PMID 25621620 DOI: 10.4161/19490976.2014.985989  0.96
2014 Koestler BJ, Seregin SS, Rastall DP, Aldhamen YA, Godbehere S, Amalfitano A, Waters CM. Stimulation of innate immunity by in vivo cyclic di-GMP synthesis using adenovirus. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology : Cvi. 21: 1550-9. PMID 25230938 DOI: 10.1128/CVI.00471-14  1
2014 Wu X, Zeng Q, Koestler BJ, Waters CM, Sundin GW, Hutchins W, Yang CH. Deciphering the components that coordinately regulate virulence factors of the soft rot pathogen Dickeya dadantii. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions : Mpmi. 27: 1119-31. PMID 25180688 DOI: 10.1094/MPMI-01-14-0026-R  1
2014 Koestler BJ, Waters CM. Bile acids and bicarbonate inversely regulate intracellular cyclic di-GMP in Vibrio cholerae. Infection and Immunity. 82: 3002-14. PMID 24799624 DOI: 10.1128/IAI.01664-14  1
2014 Hunter JL, Severin GB, Koestler BJ, Waters CM. The Vibrio cholerae diguanylate cyclase VCA0965 has an AGDEF active site and synthesizes cyclic di-GMP. Bmc Microbiology. 14: 22. PMID 24490592 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2180-14-22  1
2014 Sambanthamoorthy K, Luo C, Pattabiraman N, Feng X, Koestler B, Waters CM, Palys TJ. Identification of small molecules inhibiting diguanylate cyclases to control bacterial biofilm development. Biofouling. 30: 17-28. PMID 24117391 DOI: 10.1080/08927014.2013.832224  1
2013 Srivastava D, Hsieh ML, Khataokar A, Neiditch MB, Waters CM. Cyclic di-GMP inhibits Vibrio cholerae motility by repressing induction of transcription and inducing extracellular polysaccharide production. Molecular Microbiology. 90: 1262-76. PMID 24134710 DOI: 10.1111/mmi.12432  1
2013 Bai Y, Yang J, Eisele LE, Underwood AJ, Koestler BJ, Waters CM, Metzger DW, Bai G. Two DHH subfamily 1 proteins in Streptococcus pneumoniae possess cyclic di-AMP phosphodiesterase activity and affect bacterial growth and virulence. Journal of Bacteriology. 195: 5123-32. PMID 24013631 DOI: 10.1128/JB.00769-13  1
2013 Agostoni M, Koestler BJ, Waters CM, Williams BL, Montgomery BL. Occurrence of cyclic di-GMP-modulating output domains in cyanobacteria: an illuminating perspective. Mbio. 4. PMID 23943760 DOI: 10.1128/mBio.00451-13  1
2013 Zhao X, Koestler BJ, Waters CM, Hammer BK. Post-transcriptional activation of a diguanylate cyclase by quorum sensing small RNAs promotes biofilm formation in Vibrio cholerae. Molecular Microbiology. 89: 989-1002. PMID 23841714 DOI: 10.1111/mmi.12325  1
2013 Xu J, Kim J, Koestler BJ, Choi JH, Waters CM, Fuqua C. Genetic analysis of Agrobacterium tumefaciens unipolar polysaccharide production reveals complex integrated control of the motile-to-sessile switch. Molecular Microbiology. 89: 929-48. PMID 23829710 DOI: 10.1111/mmi.12321  1
2013 Koestler BJ, Waters CM. Exploring environmental control of cyclic di-GMP signaling in Vibrio cholerae by using the ex vivo lysate cyclic di-GMP assay (TELCA). Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79: 5233-41. PMID 23793642 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.01596-13  1
2013 Barker JR, Koestler BJ, Carpenter VK, Burdette DL, Waters CM, Vance RE, Valdivia RH. STING-dependent recognition of cyclic di-AMP mediates type I interferon responses during Chlamydia trachomatis infection. Mbio. 4: e00018-13. PMID 23631912 DOI: 10.1128/mBio.00018-13  1
2013 Edmunds AC, Castiblanco LF, Sundin GW, Waters CM. Cyclic Di-GMP modulates the disease progression of Erwinia amylovora. Journal of Bacteriology. 195: 2155-65. PMID 23475975 DOI: 10.1128/JB.02068-12  1
2013 Amarasinghe JJ, D'Hondt RE, Waters CM, Mantis NJ. Exposure of Salmonella enterica Serovar typhimurium to a protective monoclonal IgA triggers exopolysaccharide production via a diguanylate cyclase-dependent pathway. Infection and Immunity. 81: 653-64. PMID 23230292 DOI: 10.1128/IAI.00813-12  1
2013 Waters CM. Bacterial wheel locks: extracellular polysaccharide inhibits flagellar rotation. Journal of Bacteriology. 195: 409-10. PMID 23204465 DOI: 10.1128/JB.02147-12  1
2012 Waters CM. The Meteoric Rise of the Signaling Molecule Cyclic di-GMP. Microbe (Washington, D.C.). 7: 353-359. PMID 25505855  1
2012 Bellows LE, Koestler BJ, Karaba SM, Waters CM, Lathem WW. Hfq-dependent, co-ordinate control of cyclic diguanylate synthesis and catabolism in the plague pathogen Yersinia pestis. Molecular Microbiology. 86: 661-74. PMID 22924957 DOI: 10.1111/mmi.12011  1
2012 Sambanthamoorthy K, Sloup RE, Parashar V, Smith JM, Kim EE, Semmelhack MF, Neiditch MB, Waters CM. Identification of small molecules that antagonize diguanylate cyclase enzymes to inhibit biofilm formation. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 56: 5202-11. PMID 22850508 DOI: 10.1128/AAC.01396-12  1
2012 Al Safadi R, Abu-Ali GS, Sloup RE, Rudrik JT, Waters CM, Eaton KA, Manning SD. Correlation between in vivo biofilm formation and virulence gene expression in Escherichia coli O104:H4. Plos One. 7: e41628. PMID 22848550 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0041628  1
2012 Massie JP, Reynolds EL, Koestler BJ, Cong JP, Agostoni M, Waters CM. Quantification of high-specificity cyclic diguanylate signaling. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 12746-51. PMID 22802636 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1115663109  1
2012 Beckmann BE, Knoester DB, Connelly BD, Waters CM, McKinley PK. Evolution of resistance to quorum quenching in digital organisms. Artificial Life. 18: 291-310. PMID 22662911 DOI: 10.1162/artl_a_00066  1
2012 Srivastava D, Waters CM. A tangled web: regulatory connections between quorum sensing and cyclic Di-GMP. Journal of Bacteriology. 194: 4485-93. PMID 22661686 DOI: 10.1128/JB.00379-12  1
2012 Purcell EB, McKee RW, McBride SM, Waters CM, Tamayo R. Cyclic diguanylate inversely regulates motility and aggregation in Clostridium difficile. Journal of Bacteriology. 194: 3307-16. PMID 22522894 DOI: 10.1128/JB.00100-12  1
2011 Srivastava D, Harris RC, Waters CM. Integration of cyclic di-GMP and quorum sensing in the control of vpsT and aphA in Vibrio cholerae. Journal of Bacteriology. 193: 6331-41. PMID 21926235 DOI: 10.1128/JB.05167-11  1
2011 Sambanthamoorthy K, Gokhale AA, Lao W, Parashar V, Neiditch MB, Semmelhack MF, Lee I, Waters CM. Identification of a novel benzimidazole that inhibits bacterial biofilm formation in a broad-spectrum manner. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 55: 4369-78. PMID 21709104 DOI: 10.1128/AAC.00583-11  1
2011 Bobrov AG, Kirillina O, Ryjenkov DA, Waters CM, Price PA, Fetherston JD, Mack D, Goldman WE, Gomelsky M, Perry RD. Systematic analysis of cyclic di-GMP signalling enzymes and their role in biofilm formation and virulence in Yersinia pestis. Molecular Microbiology. 79: 533-51. PMID 21219468 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2010.07470.x  1
2010 Waters CM, Wu JT, Ramsey ME, Harris RC, Bassler BL. Control of the type 3 secretion system in Vibrio harveyi by quorum sensing through repression of ExsA. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76: 4996-5004. PMID 20543047 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00886-10  1
2008 Tu KC, Waters CM, Svenningsen SL, Bassler BL. A small-RNA-mediated negative feedback loop controls quorum-sensing dynamics in Vibrio harveyi. Molecular Microbiology. 70: 896-907. PMID 18808382 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2008.06452.x  1
2008 Waters CM, Lu W, Rabinowitz JD, Bassler BL. Quorum sensing controls biofilm formation in Vibrio cholerae through modulation of cyclic di-GMP levels and repression of vpsT. Journal of Bacteriology. 190: 2527-36. PMID 18223081 DOI: 10.1128/JB.01756-07  1
2008 Svenningsen SL, Waters CM, Bassler BL. A negative feedback loop involving small RNAs accelerates Vibrio cholerae's transition out of quorum-sensing mode. Genes & Development. 22: 226-38. PMID 18198339 DOI: 10.1101/gad.1629908  1
2006 Waters CM, Bassler BL. The Vibrio harveyi quorum-sensing system uses shared regulatory components to discriminate between multiple autoinducers. Genes & Development. 20: 2754-67. PMID 17015436 DOI: 10.1101/gad.1466506  1
2005 Waters CM, Bassler BL. Quorum sensing: cell-to-cell communication in bacteria. Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology. 21: 319-46. PMID 16212498 DOI: 10.1146/annurev.cellbio.21.012704.131001  1
2004 Waters CM, Hirt H, McCormick JK, Schlievert PM, Wells CL, Dunny GM. An amino-terminal domain of Enterococcus faecalis aggregation substance is required for aggregation, bacterial internalization by epithelial cells and binding to lipoteichoic acid. Molecular Microbiology. 52: 1159-71. PMID 15130132 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2004.04045.x  1
2003 Lee JM, Anderson PC, Padgitt JK, Hanson JM, Waters CM, Johnson JA. Nrf2, not the estrogen receptor, mediates catechol estrogen-induced activation of the antioxidant responsive element. Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta. 1629: 92-101. PMID 14522084 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbaexp.2003.08.006  1
2003 Waters CM, Wells CL, Dunny GM. The aggregation domain of aggregation substance, not the RGD motifs, is critical for efficient internalization by HT-29 enterocytes. Infection and Immunity. 71: 5682-9. PMID 14500489 DOI: 10.1128/IAI.71.10.5682-5689.2003  1
2003 Waters CM, Antiporta MH, Murray BE, Dunny GM. Role of the Enterococcus faecalis GelE protease in determination of cellular chain length, supernatant pheromone levels, and degradation of fibrin and misfolded surface proteins. Journal of Bacteriology. 185: 3613-23. PMID 12775699 DOI: 10.1128/JB.185.12.3613-3623.2003  1
2003 Weaver KE, Weaver DM, Wells CL, Waters CM, Gardner ME, Ehli EA. Enterococcus faecalis plasmid pAD1-encoded Fst toxin affects membrane permeability and alters cellular responses to lantibiotics. Journal of Bacteriology. 185: 2169-77. PMID 12644486 DOI: 10.1128/JB.185.7.2169-2177.2003  1
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