33. Gul H, Sun B (2018). A novel type I toxin-antitoxin system decreases persister cell formation via inhibiting MDR efflux pump NorA and type VII secretion system EssC in Staphylococcus aureus. mSphere. Under review.


32. Jin Z, Jiang Q, Sun B (2018). The ArlR-MgrA regulatory cascade regulates PIA-dependent and protein-mediated biofilm formation in Rbf-dependent and Rbf-independent pathways. Int J Med Microbiol. In revision.


31. Zhu Q, Wen W, Wang W, Sun B (2018). Transcriptional regulation of virulence factors Spa and ClfB by the SpoVG-Rot cascade in Staphylococcus aureus. Int J Med Microbiol. In revision.


30. Jiang Q, Jin Z, Sun B (2018). MgrA negatively regulates biofilm formation and detachment by repressing the expression of psm operons in Staphylococcus aureus. Appl Environ Microbiol 84:e01008-18.


29. Wen W, Liu B, Xue L, Zhu Z, Niu L, Sun B (2018). Autoregulation and virulence control by the toxin-antitoxin system SavRS in Staphylococcus aureus. Infect Immun 86:e00032-18.


28. Guan J, Wang W, Sun B (2017). Chromosomal targeting by the type III-A CRISPR-Cas system can reshape genomes in Staphylococcus aureus. mSphere 2:e00403-17.


27. Ma R, Qiu S, Jiang Q, Sun H, Xue T, Cai G, Sun B (2017). AI-2 quorum sensing negatively regulates rbf expression and biofilm formation in Staphylococcus aureus. Int J Med Microbiol 307:257-267.


26. Zhao C, Shu X, Sun B (2017). Construction of a gene knockdown system based on catalytically inactive ("dead") Cas9 (dCas9) in Staphylococcus aureus. Appl Environ Microbiol 83:e00291-17.


25. Cao L, Gao C, Zhu J, Zhao L, Wu Q, Li M, Sun B (2016). Identification and functional study of type III-A CRISPR-Cas systems in clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus. Int J Med Microbiol 306:686-696.


24. Wang Y, Ma H, Yin X, Wang Y, Liu Q, Yang J, Shi Q, Sun B, Gershwin M, Lian Z (2016). Forkhead Box O1 regulates macrophage polarization following Staphylococcus aureus infection: experimental murine data and review of the literature. Clinic Rev Allerg Immunol 51:353-369.


23. Zhang S, Shu X, Sun B (2016). SigmaB regulates ccrAB expression and SCCmec excision in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Int J Med Microbiol 306:406-414.


22. Liu X, Zhang S, Sun B (2016). SpoVG regulates cell wall metabolism and oxacillin resistance in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain N315. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 60:3455C3461.


21. Yang Y, Sun H, Liu X, Wang M, Xue T, Sun B (2016). Regulatory mechanism of the three-component system HptRSA in glucose-6-phosphate uptake in Staphylococcus aureus. Med Microbiol Immunol 205:241-253.


20. Zhang S, Ma R, Liu X, Zhang X, Sun B (2015). Modulation of ccrAB expression and SCCmec excision by an inverted repeat element and SarS in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 59:6223-6232.


19. Fan X, Zhang X, Zhu Y, Niu L, Teng M, Sun B, Li X. (2015). Crystal structure of the DNA-binding domain of the response regulator SaeR from Staphylococcus aureus. Acta Cryst D71:1768-1776.


18. Chen C, Zhang X, Shang F, Sun H, Sun B, Xue T (2015). The Staphylococcus aureus protein-coding gene gdpS modulates sarS expression via mRNA-mRNA interaction. Infect Immun 83:3302-3310.


17. Zhang X, Zhu Q, Tian T, Zhao C, Zang J, Xue T, Sun B (2015). Identification of RNAIII-binding proteins in Staphylococcus aureus using tethered RNAs and streptavidin aptamers based pull-down assay. BMC Microbiol 15:102.


16. Bao Y, Zhang X, Jiang Q, Xue T, Sun B (2015). Pfs promotes autolysis-dependent release of eDNA and biofilm formation in Staphylococcus aureus. Med Microbiol Immunol 204:215-226.

15. Hu J, Zhang X, Liu X, Chen C, Sun B (2015). Mechanism of reduced vancomycin susceptibility conferred by walK mutation in community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain MW2. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 59:1352-1355.

14. You Y, Xue T, Cao L, Zhao L, Sun H, Sun B (2014). Staphylococcus aureus glucose-induced biofilm accessory proteins, GbaAB, influence biofilm formation in a PIA-dependent manner. Int J Med Microbiol 304:603-612.

13. Xue T, Zhang X, Sun H, Sun B (2014). ArtR, a novel sRNA of Staphylococcus aureus, regulates -toxin expression by targeting the 5' UTR of sarT mRNA. Med Microbiol Immunol 203:1-12.





12. Sun H, Yang Y, Xue T, Sun B (2013). Modulation of cell wall synthesis and susceptibility to vancomycin by the two-component system AirSR in Staphylococcus aureus NCTC8325. BMC Microbiol 13:286.

11. Hong Y, Zhou X, Fang H, Yu D, Li C, Sun B (2013). Cyclic di-GMP mediates Mycobacterium tuberculosis dormancy and pathogenecity. Tuberculosis 93:625-634.



10. Fang H, Yu D, Hong Y, Zhou X, Li C, Sun B (2013). The LuxR family regulator Rv0195 modulates Mycobacterium tuberculosis dormancy and virulence. Tuberculosis 93:425-431.

9. Bao Y, Li Y, Jiang Q, Xue T, Hu B, Sun B (2013). Methylthioadenosine/S-adenosylhomocysteine nucleosidase (Pfs) of Staphylococcus aureus is essential for the virulence independent of LuxS/AI-2 system. Int J Med Microbiol 303:190-200.

8. Xue T, Zhao L, Sun B (2013). LuxS/AI-2 system is involved in antibiotic susceptibility and autolysis in Staphylococcus aureus NCTC8325. Int J Antimicrob Agents 41:85-89.

7. Yu D, Zhao L, Xue T, Sun B (2012). Staphylococcus aureus autoinducer-2 quorum sensing decreases biofilm formation in an icaR-dependent manner. BMC Microbiol 12:288.


6. Xiong M, Bao Y, Yang X, Wang Y, Sun B, Wang J (2012). Lipase-sensitive polymeric triple-layered nanogel for "on-demand" drug delivery. J Am Chem Soc 134:4355-4362.


5. Xue T, You Y, Shang F, Sun B (2012). Rot and Agr system modulate fibrinogen-binding ability mainly by regulating clfB expression in Staphylococcus aureus NCTC8325. Med Microbiol Immunol 201:81-92.

4. Xue T, You Y, Hong D, Sun H, Sun B (2011). The Staphylococcus aureus KdpDE two-component system couples extracellular K+ sensing and Agr signaling to infection programming. Infect Immun 79:2154-2167.

3. Zhao L, Xue T, Shang F, Sun H, Sun B (2010). Staphylococcus aureus AI-2 quorum sensing associates with the KdpDE two-component system to regulate capsular polysaccharide synthesis and virulence. Infect Immun 78:3506-3515.

2. Tao L, Wu X, Sun B (2010). Alternative sigma factor H modulates prophage integration and excision in Staphylococcus aureus. PLoS Pathog 6:e1000888.

1. Shang F, Xue T, Sun H, Xing L, Zhang S, Yang Z, Zhang L, Sun B (2009). The Staphylococcus aureus GGDEF domain-containing protein, GdpS, influences protein A gene expression in a cyclic diguanylic acid-independent manner. Infect Immun 77:2849-2856.

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