Benedik, Michael individual record
Regents Professor

My laboratory studies basic biological problems using molecular genetic methods with simple microbial systems. Additionally we are developing novel microbial approaches for biotechnological applications.

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Academic Articles113
  • Song, S., Kim, J., Yamasaki, R., Oh, S., Benedik, M. J., & Wood, T. K. (2021). Escherichia coli cryptic prophages sense nutrients to influence persister cell resuscitation. Environmental Microbiology. 23(11), 7245-7254.
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  • Liu, X., Lin, S., Liu, T., Zhou, Y., Wang, W., Yao, J., ... Wang, X. (2021). Xenogeneic silencing relies on temperature-dependent phosphorylation of the host H-NS protein in Shewanella.. Nucleic Acids Res. 49(6), 3427-3440.
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  • Yamasaki, R., Song, S., Benedik, M. J., & Wood, T. K. (2020). Persister Cells Resuscitate Using Membrane Sensors that Activate Chemotaxis, Lower cAMP Levels, and Revive Ribosomes.. iScience. 23(1), 100792-100792.
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  • Benedik, M. J., & Sewell, B. T. (2018). Cyanide-degrading nitrilases in nature.. J Gen Appl Microbiol. 64(2), 90-93.
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  • Park, J. M., Trevor Sewell, B., & Benedik, M. J. (2017). Cyanide bioremediation: the potential of engineered nitrilases.. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 101(8), 3029-3042.
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Conference Papers2
  • Krause, K., Benedik, M., Briggs, J., & Kohn, H. (2004). Alanine racemase as a template for TB drug design. PROTEIN SCIENCE. 13, 65-65.
  • Gibbs, P. R., Riddle, R. R., Benedik, M. J., & Willson, R. C. (1997). Microbial degradation of carbazole.. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. 213, 230-BIOT.
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