Publications by authors named "George W Ordal"

31Publications

The Unconventional Cytoplasmic Sensing Mechanism for Ethanol Chemotaxis in Bacillus subtilis.

mBio 2020 10 6;11(5). Epub 2020 Oct 6.

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mBio.02177-20DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7542364PMC
October 2020

The Mechanism of Bidirectional pH Taxis in Bacillus subtilis.

J Bacteriol 2020 01 29;202(4). Epub 2020 Jan 29.

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JB.00491-19DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6989800PMC
January 2020

In Vitro Assay for Measuring Receptor-Kinase Activity in the Bacillus subtilis Chemotaxis Pathway.

Methods Mol Biol 2018 ;1729:95-105

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7577-8_10DOI Listing
December 2018

Interactions among the three adaptation systems of Bacillus subtilis chemotaxis as revealed by an in vitro receptor-kinase assay.

Mol Microbiol 2014 Sep 5;93(6):1104-18. Epub 2014 Aug 5.

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, 61801, USA; Department of Biochemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mmi.12721DOI Listing
September 2014

The Bacillus subtilis chemoreceptor McpC senses multiple ligands using two discrete mechanisms.

J Biol Chem 2012 Nov 4;287(47):39412-8. Epub 2012 Oct 4.

Department of Biochemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M112.413518DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3501012PMC
November 2012

Elucidation of the multiple roles of CheD in Bacillus subtilis chemotaxis.

Mol Microbiol 2012 Nov 20;86(3):743-56. Epub 2012 Sep 20.

Department of Biochemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mmi.12015DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3480970PMC
November 2012

Cellular stoichiometry of the chemotaxis proteins in Bacillus subtilis.

J Bacteriol 2011 Jul 22;193(13):3220-7. Epub 2011 Apr 22.

Department of Biochemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JB.01255-10DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3133262PMC
July 2011

Attractant binding induces distinct structural changes to the polar and lateral signaling clusters in Bacillus subtilis chemotaxis.

J Biol Chem 2011 Jan 22;286(4):2587-95. Epub 2010 Nov 22.

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3024754PMC
January 2011

Site-specific methylation in Bacillus subtilis chemotaxis: effect of covalent modifications to the chemotaxis receptor McpB.

Microbiology (Reading) 2011 Jan 23;157(Pt 1):56-65. Epub 2010 Sep 23.

Department of Biochemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/mic.0.044685-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3069534PMC
January 2011

A PAS domain binds asparagine in the chemotaxis receptor McpB in Bacillus subtilis.

J Biol Chem 2010 Jan 28;285(3):1870-8. Epub 2009 Oct 28.

Department of Biochemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M109.072108DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2804345PMC
January 2010

The diverse CheC-type phosphatases: chemotaxis and beyond.

Mol Microbiol 2008 Dec;70(5):1054-61

Department of Biochemistry, Colleges of Medicine and Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2958.2008.06482.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2698994PMC
December 2008

The three adaptation systems of Bacillus subtilis chemotaxis.

Trends Microbiol 2008 Oct 4;16(10):480-7. Epub 2008 Sep 4.

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tim.2008.07.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3532902PMC
October 2008

The CheC phosphatase regulates chemotactic adaptation through CheD.

J Biol Chem 2007 Nov 1;282(47):34120-8. Epub 2007 Oct 1.

Department of Biochemistry, Colleges of Medicine and Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois, 506 S. Matthews, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

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November 2007

CheX in the three-phosphatase system of bacterial chemotaxis.

J Bacteriol 2007 Oct 3;189(19):7007-13. Epub 2007 Aug 3.

Department of Biochemistry, Colleges of Medicine and Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JB.00896-07DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2045203PMC
October 2007

Assays for CheC, FliY, and CheX as representatives of response regulator phosphatases.

Methods Enzymol 2007 ;423:336-48

Department of Biochemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0076-6879(07)23015-0DOI Listing
January 2008

A receptor-modifying deamidase in complex with a signaling phosphatase reveals reciprocal regulation.

Cell 2006 Feb;124(3):561-71

Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2005.11.046DOI Listing
February 2006

Large increases in attractant concentration disrupt the polar localization of bacterial chemoreceptors.

Mol Microbiol 2005 Aug;57(3):774-85

Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2958.2005.04728.xDOI Listing
August 2005

Ligand-induced conformational changes in the Bacillus subtilis chemoreceptor McpB determined by disulfide crosslinking in vivo.

J Mol Biol 2004 Dec;344(4):919-28

Department of Biochemistry, Colleges of Medicine and Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmb.2004.09.093DOI Listing
December 2004

Analysis of chimeric chemoreceptors in Bacillus subtilis reveals a role for CheD in the function of the McpC HAMP domain.

J Bacteriol 2004 Sep;186(17):5950-5

Dept. of Biochemistry, Colleges of Medicine and Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois, 190 Medical Sciences Building, 506 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JB.186.17.5950-5955.2004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC516843PMC
September 2004

Diversity in chemotaxis mechanisms among the bacteria and archaea.

Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 2004 Jun;68(2):301-19

Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/MMBR.68.2.301-319.2004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC419924PMC
June 2004

Effect of loss of CheC and other adaptational proteins on chemotactic behaviour in Bacillus subtilis.

Microbiology (Reading) 2004 Mar;150(Pt 3):581-589

Department of Biochemistry, Colleges of Medicine and Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/mic.0.26463-0DOI Listing
March 2004

Bacillus subtilis CheC and FliY are members of a novel class of CheY-P-hydrolyzing proteins in the chemotactic signal transduction cascade.

J Biol Chem 2004 May 27;279(21):21787-92. Epub 2004 Jan 27.

Department of Biochemistry, Colleges of Medicine and Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA.

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May 2004

Receptor conformational changes enhance methylesterase activity during chemotaxis by Bacillus subtilis.

Mol Microbiol 2004 Feb;51(3):721-8

Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, University of Illinois, 190 Medical Sciences, Bldg., 506 South Mathews Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2958.2003.03796.xDOI Listing
February 2004

Bacillus subtilis hydrolyzes CheY-P at the location of its action, the flagellar switch.

J Biol Chem 2003 Dec 14;278(49):48611-6. Epub 2003 Aug 14.

Department of Biochemistry, Colleges of Medicine and Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M306180200DOI Listing
December 2003

Transmembrane organization of the Bacillus subtilis chemoreceptor McpB deduced by cysteine disulfide crosslinking.

J Mol Biol 2003 Aug;331(4):941-9

Department of Biochemistry, Colleges of Medicine and Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois, 190 MSB 506 S Mathews, Urbana, IL 61801-3618, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0022-2836(03)00834-9DOI Listing
August 2003

The conserved cytoplasmic module of the transmembrane chemoreceptor McpC mediates carbohydrate chemotaxis in Bacillus subtilis.

Mol Microbiol 2003 Mar;47(5):1353-66

Department of Biochemistry, Colleges of Medicine and Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2958.2003.03375.xDOI Listing
March 2003

Aerotactic responses in bacteria to photoreleased oxygen.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2002 Dec;217(2):237-42

Department of Microbiology, Snyder Hall 207, 2538 The Mall, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6968.2002.tb11481.xDOI Listing
December 2002

The role of heterologous receptors in McpB-mediated signalling in Bacillus subtilis chemotaxis.

Mol Microbiol 2002 Jul;45(2):555-68

Department of Biochemistry, Colleges of Medicine and Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2958.2002.03035.xDOI Listing
July 2002

Bacillus subtilis CheD is a chemoreceptor modification enzyme required for chemotaxis.

J Biol Chem 2002 Jul 13;277(28):25356-62. Epub 2002 May 13.

Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana 61801, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M201334200DOI Listing
July 2002