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  • Ghalayani Esfahani A, Lazazzera B, Draghi L, Farè S, Chiesa R, De Nardo L, Billi F.  2018. Bactericidal activity of gallium-doped chitosan coatings against staphylococcal infection.  J Appl Microbiol. 126(1):87-101.

  • Kermgard E., Z. Yang, A. M. Michel, R. Simari, J. Wong, M. Ibba, and B.A. Lazazzera. 2017. Quality Control by Isoleucyl-tRNA Synthetase of Bacillus subtilis Is Required for Efficient Sporulation.  Scientific Reports 7:41763.  doi: 10.1038/srep41763.

  • Lazazzera BA, Hughes D.  2015.  Genetics: Location Affects Sporulation.  Nature 525(7567):42-3.  

  • Bullwinkle T, Lazazzera B, Ibba M.  2014.  Quality control and infiltration of translation by amino acids outside of the genetic code.  Annu. Rev. Genetics 48:149-66.

  • Bullwinkle T.J., N.M. Reynolds, M. Raina, A. Moghal, E. Matsa, A. Rajkovic, H. Kayadibi, F. Fazlollahi, C. Ryan, N. Howitz, K.F. Faull, B.A. Lazazzera, and M. Ibba. 2014. Oxidation of cellular amino acid pools leads to cytotoxic mistranslation of the genetic code.  eLife 3:e02501


  • Reynolds NM, Lazazzera BA, Ibba M.  2010.  Cellular mechanisms that control mistranslation.  Nat Rev Microbiol. 8(12):849-56. 

  • Lazazzera BA.  2010.  The phosphoenolpyruvate phosphotransferase system: as important for biofilm formation by Vibrio cholerae as it is for metabolism in Escherichia coli.  J. Bacteriol. 192(16):4083-5. 

  • Pottathil, M., A. Jung, and B.A. Lazazzera. 2008. CSF, a species-specific extracellular signaling peptide for communication among strains of Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus mojavensis.  J. Bacteriol. 190:4095-9.

  • Lanigan-Gerdes, S., G. Briceno, A.N. Dooley, K.F. Faull, and B.A. Lazazzera. 2008.  Identification of Residues Important for Cleavage of the Extracellular Signaling Peptide, CSF, of B. subtilis From Its’ Precursor Protein.  J. Bacteriology 190:6668-75.

  • Lanigan-Gerdes S, Dooley AN, Faull KF, Lazazzera BA.  2007.  Identification of subtilisin, Epr and Vpr as enzymes that produce CSF, an extracellular signalling peptide of Bacillus subtilisMol. Microbiol. 65: 1321-33. 

  • Lazazzera BA.  2005.  Lessons from DNA microarray analysis: the gene expression profile of biofilms.  Curr. Opin. Microbiol. 8(2):222-7.

  • Stanley, N.R. and B.A. Lazazzera.  2005.  Defining the genetic differences between wild and domestic strains of Bacillus subtilis that affect poly-g-DL-glutamic acid production and biofilm formation.  Mol. Microbiol. 57:1143-1158.

  • Stanley NR, Lazazzera BA.  2004.  Environmental signals and regulatory pathways that influence biofilm formation.  Mol. Microbiol. 52(4):917-24.  

  • Hamon, M.A., N.R. Stanley, R.A. Britton, A.D. Grossman, and B.A. Lazazzera. 2004.  Identification of AbrB-regulated genes involved in biofilm formation.  Mol. Microbiol. 52:847-860. 

  • Stanley, N.R., R. Britton, A.D. Grossman, and B.A. Lazazzera.  2003.  Identification of catabolite repression as a physiological regulator of biofilm formation by Bacillus subtilis using DNA microarrays.  J. Bacteriol. 185:1951-1957.

  • Pottathil M, Lazazzera BA.  2003.  The extracellular Phr peptide-Rap phosphatase signaling circuit of Bacillus subtilis.  Front. Biosci. 8:d32-45.

  • Lazazzera BA.  2001.  The intracellular function of extracellular signaling peptides.  Peptides.  22(10):1519-27.

  • Hamon, M.A. and B.A. Lazazzera.  2001.  The sporulation transcription factor Spo0A is required for biofilm development in Bacillus subtilis.  Mol. Microbiol. 42:1199-1209.

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