Willie F Vann

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Effect of Acceptor Chain Length and Hydrophobicity on Polymerization Kinetics of the Neisseria meningitidis Group C Polysialyltransferase.

Biochemistry 2019 02 16;58(6):679-686. Epub 2019 Jan 16.

Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides , Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research , Silver Spring , Maryland 20993 , United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.biochem.8b01114DOI Listing
February 2019

Conjugate Vaccines from Bacterial Antigens by Squaric Acid Chemistry: A Closer Look.

Chembiochem 2017 04 23;18(8):799-815. Epub 2017 Mar 23.

NIDDK, LBC, Section on Carbohydrates, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, 20892-0815, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cbic.201600699DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5664186PMC
April 2017

Characterization of the meningococcal serogroup X capsule N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphotransferase.

Glycobiology 2014 Feb 16;24(2):139-49. Epub 2013 Oct 16.

Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/glycob/cwt091DOI Listing
February 2014

Chemoenzymatic synthesis of immunogenic meningococcal group C polysialic acid-tetanus Hc fragment glycoconjugates.

Glycoconj J 2013 Dec 16;30(9):857-70. Epub 2013 Aug 16.

Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides, CBER-FDA, 8800 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD, 20892, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10719-013-9490-xDOI Listing
December 2013

Characterization and acceptor preference of a soluble meningococcal group C polysialyltransferase.

J Bacteriol 2011 Apr 28;193(7):1576-82. Epub 2011 Jan 28.

Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Building 29, Room 103, 8800 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JB.00924-10DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3067667PMC
April 2011

Comparison of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup W135 polysaccharide-tetanus toxoid conjugate vaccines made by periodate activation of O-acetylated, non-O-acetylated and chemically de-O-acetylated polysaccharide.

Vaccine 2007 Nov 29;25(46):7972-80. Epub 2007 Jun 29.

Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2007.06.018DOI Listing
November 2007

Successive glycosyltransfer of sialic acid by Escherichia coli K92 polysialyltransferase in elongation of oligosialic acceptors.

Glycobiology 2007 Jul 23;17(7):735-43. Epub 2007 Mar 23.

Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.

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http://academic.oup.com/glycob/article/17/7/735/689696/Succe
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/glycob/cwm032DOI Listing
July 2007

Escherichia coli BL21(DE3) chromosome contains a group II capsular gene cluster.

Gene 2006 Dec 31;384:113-9. Epub 2006 Jul 31.

Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Building 29, Room 103, 8800 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2006.07.020DOI Listing
December 2006

Functional molecular mass of Escherichia coli K92 polysialyltransferase as determined by radiation target analysis.

Biochemistry 2006 Nov;45(45):13511-6

Laboratory of Bacterial Polysaccharides, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi061486kDOI Listing
November 2006

Separate pathways for O acetylation of polymeric and monomeric sialic acids and identification of sialyl O-acetyl esterase in Escherichia coli K1.

J Bacteriol 2006 Sep;188(17):6195-206

Laboratory of Sialobiology, Department of Pathobiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2522 VMBSB, 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802, USA.

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http://jb.asm.org/cgi/doi/10.1128/JB.00466-06
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JB.00466-06DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1595355PMC
September 2006

Elimination of 2-keto-3-deoxy-D-glycero-D-galacto-nonulosonic acid 9-phosphate synthase activity from human N-acetylneuraminic acid 9-phosphate synthase by a single mutation.

Biochem J 2006 Jul;397(1):195-201

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Center for Matrix Biology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232-2372, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1042/BJ20052034DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1479744PMC
July 2006

Gene products required for de novo synthesis of polysialic acid in Escherichia coli K1.

J Bacteriol 2006 Mar;188(5):1786-97

Laboratory of Bacterial Toxins, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Building 29, Room 103, US FDA, 8800 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JB.188.5.1786-1797.2006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1426546PMC
March 2006

Characterization of N-acetylneuraminic acid synthase isoenzyme 1 from Campylobacter jejuni.

Biochem J 2004 Oct;383(Pt 1):83-9

Laboratory of Bacterial Toxins, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, 8800 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1042/BJ20040218DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1134046PMC
October 2004

The NeuC protein of Escherichia coli K1 is a UDP N-acetylglucosamine 2-epimerase.

J Bacteriol 2004 Feb;186(3):706-12

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC321479PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/jb.186.3.706-712.2004DOI Listing
February 2004

Identification of a binding site for ganglioside on the receptor binding domain of tetanus toxin.

Biochemistry 2002 Nov;41(46):13644-52

Laboratory of Bacterial Toxins, Division of Bacterial, Parasitic, and Allergenic Products, Office of Vaccine Research and Review, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Federal Drug Administration, 8800 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi020291jDOI Listing
November 2002