Jens Kreth

Associate Professor

  • 2115 Citations
  • 25 h-Index
19992020

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Research Output

  • 2115 Citations
  • 25 h-Index
  • 70 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Comment/debate
2020

Environmental stress perception activates structural remodeling of extant Streptococcus mutans biofilms

Marx, P., Sang, Y., Qin, H., Wang, Q., Guo, R., Pfeifer, C., Kreth, J. & Merritt, J., Dec 1 2020, In : npj Biofilms and Microbiomes. 6, 1, 17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Magnesium-Dependent Promotion of H2O2 Production Increases Ecological Competitiveness of Oral Commensal Streptococci

Cheng, X., Redanz, S., Treerat, P., Qin, H., Choi, D., Zhou, X., Xu, X., Merritt, J. & Kreth, J., Jul 1 2020, In : Journal of dental research. 99, 7, p. 847-854 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiplex imaging of polymicrobial communities—murine models to study oral microbiome interactions

Kreth, J., Abdelrahman, Y. M. & Merritt, J., Jan 1 2020, Methods in Molecular Biology. Humana Press Inc., p. 107-126 20 p. (Methods in Molecular Biology; vol. 2081).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2019

An intramembrane sensory circuit monitors sortase A-mediated processing of streptococcal adhesins

Hall, J. W., Lima, B. P., Herbomel, G. G., Gopinath, T., McDonald, L. A., Shyne, M. T., Lee, J. K., Kreth, J., Ross, K. F., Veglia, G. & Herzberg, M. C., May 7 2019, In : Science signaling. 12, 580

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Examining the Protein Interactome and Subcellular Localization of RNase J2 Complexes in Streptococcus mutans

Mu, R., Shinde, P., Zou, Z., Kreth, J. & Merritt, J., Sep 18 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, 2150.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Genetics of sanguinis-Group Streptococci in health and disease

Nobbs, A. & Kreth, J., Jan 1 2019, In : Microbiology Spectrum. 7, 1, GPP3-0052-2018.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genome-wide screening of potential RNase Y-processed mRNAs in the M49 serotype Streptococcus pyogenes NZ131

Chen, Z., Raghavan, R., Qi, F., Merritt, J. & Kreth, J., Apr 2019, In : MicrobiologyOpen. 8, 4, e00671.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2018

Distinct regulatory role of carbon catabolite protein A (CcpA) in oral streptococcal spxB expression

Redanz, S., Masilamani, R., Cullin, N., Giacaman, R. A., Merritt, J. & Kreth, J., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 200, 8, e00619-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

In silico analysis of the competition between Streptococcus sanguinis and Streptococcus mutans in the dental biofilm

Valdebenito, B., Tullume-Vergara, P. O., González, W., Kreth, J. & Giacaman, R. A., Apr 2018, In : Molecular Oral Microbiology. 33, 2, p. 168-180 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Live and let die: Hydrogen peroxide production by the commensal flora and its role in maintaining a symbiotic microbiome

Redanz, S., Cheng, X., Giacaman, R. A., Pfeifer, C., Merritt, J. & Kreth, J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Molecular Oral Microbiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

LytTR Regulatory Systems: A potential new class of prokaryotic sensory system

Zou, Z., Qin, H., Brenner, A. E., Raghavan, R., Millar, J. A., Gu, Q., Xie, Z., Kreth, J. & Merritt, J., Oct 2018, In : PLoS genetics. 14, 10, e1007709.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Plasticity of the pyruvate node modulates hydrogen peroxide production and acid tolerance in multiple oral streptococci

Cheng, X., Redanz, S., Cullin, N., Zhou, X., Xu, X., Joshi, V., Koley, D., Merritt, J. & Kreth, J., Jan 1 2018, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 84, 2, e01697-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Streptococcus mutans and Streptococcus sanguinis Expression of Competition-Related Genes, under Sucrose

Lozano, C. P., DÍaz-Garrido, N., Kreth, J. & Giacaman, R. A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Caries Research. p. 194-203 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2017

Identification of new degrons in Streptococcus mutans reveals a novel strategy for engineering targeted, controllable proteolysis

Liu, N., Chaudhry, M. T., Xie, Z., Kreth, J. & Merritt, J., Dec 19 2017, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 8, DEC, 2572.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Interference of a speB 5′ untranslated region partial deletion with mRNA degradation in Streptococcus pyogenes

Chen, Z., Mashburn-Warren, L., Merritt, J., Federle, M. J. & Kreth, J., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Molecular Oral Microbiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Methods to study antagonistic activities among oral bacteria

Qi, F. & Kreth, J., Jan 1 2017, Methods in Molecular Biology. Humana Press Inc., Vol. 1537. p. 203-218 16 p. (Methods in Molecular Biology; vol. 1537).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Scopus citations

Murein hydrolase LytF of Streptococcus sanguinis and the ecological consequences of competence development

Cullin, N., Redanz, S., Lampi, K., Merritt, J. & Kreth, J., Dec 1 2017, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 83, 24, e01709-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations

Pt-Decorated MWCNTs-Ionic Liquid Composite-Based Hydrogen Peroxide Sensor to Study Microbial Metabolism Using Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy

Joshi, V. S., Kreth, J. & Koley, D., Jul 18 2017, In : Analytical Chemistry. 89, 14, p. 7709-7718 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Real-Time Metabolic Interactions between Two Bacterial Species Using a Carbon-Based pH Microsensor as a Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy Probe

Joshi, V. S., Sheet, P. S., Cullin, N., Kreth, J. & Koley, D., Oct 17 2017, In : Analytical Chemistry. 89, 20, p. 11044-11052 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
7 Scopus citations
2016

Effect of salivary agglutination on oral streptococcal clearance by human polymorphonuclear neutrophil granulocytes

Itzek, A., Chen, Z., Merritt, J. & Kreth, J., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Molecular Oral Microbiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
13 Scopus citations

Real-time assessment of Streptococcus mutans biofilm metabolism on resin composite

Esteban Florez, F. L., Hiers, R. D., Smart, K., Kreth, J., Qi, F., Merritt, J. & Khajotia, S. S., Oct 1 2016, In : Dental Materials. 32, 10, p. 1263-1269 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

The road less traveled - defining molecular commensalism with Streptococcus sanguinis

Kreth, J., Giacaman, R. A., Raghavan, R. & Merritt, J., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Molecular Oral Microbiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2015

Correlation of Streptococcus mutans and Streptococcus sanguinis colonization and ex vivo hydrogen peroxide production in carious lesion-free and high caries adults

Giacaman, R. A., Torres, S., Gómez, Y., Muñoz-Sandoval, C. & Kreth, J., Jan 2015, In : Archives of Oral Biology. 60, 1, p. 154-159 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

RNA regulators of host immunity and pathogen adaptive responses in the oral cavity

Kreth, J., Liu, N., Chen, Z. & Merritt, J., Jul 1 2015, In : Microbes and Infection. 17, 7, p. 493-504 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

The Streptococcus mutans irvA Gene Encodes a trans-Acting Riboregulatory mRNA

Liu, N., Niu, G., Xie, Z., Chen, Z., Itzek, A., Kreth, J., Gillaspy, A., Zeng, L., Burne, R., Qi, F. & Merritt, J., Jan 8 2015, In : Molecular Cell. 57, 1, p. 179-190 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2014

Comparison of genes required for H2O2 resistance in Streptococcus gordonii and Streptococcus sanguinis

Xu, Y., Itzek, A. & Kreth, J., Oct 3 2014, In : Microbiology (United Kingdom). 160, p. 2627-2638 12 p., 082156.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Probing oral microbial functionality - Expression of spxB in plaque samples

Zhu, L., Xu, Y., Ferretti, J. J. & Kreth, J., Jan 29 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 1, e86685.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

The impact of horizontal gene transfer on the adaptive ability of the human oral microbiome

Roberts, A. P. & Kreth, J., 2014, In : Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 4, SEP, 124.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

45 Scopus citations
2013

Characterization of Pyruvate Uptake in Escherichia coli K-12

Kreth, J., Lengeler, J. W. & Jahreis, K., Jun 20 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 6, e67125.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Multiple roles of rnase y in streptococcus pyogenes mrna processing and degradation

Chen, Z., Itzek, A., Malke, H., Ferretti, J. J. & Kreth, J., Jun 2013, In : Journal of bacteriology. 195, 11, p. 2585-2594 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Role of LytF and AtlS in eDNA Release by Streptococcus gordonii

Xu, Y. & Kreth, J., Apr 24 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 4, e62339.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2012

CcpA regulates biofilm formation and competence in Streptococcus gordonii

Zheng, L., Chen, Z., Itzek, A., Herzberg, M. C. & Kreth, J., Apr 1 2012, In : Molecular Oral Microbiology. 27, 2, p. 83-94 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Dynamics of speB mRNA transcripts in streptococcus pyogenes

Chen, Z., Itzek, A., Malke, H., Ferretti, J. J. & Kreth, J., Mar 1 2012, In : Journal of bacteriology. 194, 6, p. 1417-1426 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Oligomerization of the response regulator come from streptococcus mutans is affected by phosphorylation

Hung, D. C. I., Downey, J. S., Kreth, J., Qi, F., Shi, W., Cvitkovitch, D. G. & Goodman, S. D., Mar 1 2012, In : Journal of bacteriology. 194, 5, p. 1127-1135 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
59 Scopus citations
2011

Catabolite control protein a controls hydrogen peroxide production and cell death in streptococcus sanguinis

Zheng, L., Chen, Z., Itzek, A., Ashby, M. & Kreth, J., Jan 1 2011, In : Journal of bacteriology. 193, 2, p. 516-526 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

Characterization of competence and biofilm development of a Streptococcus sanguinis endocarditis isolate

Zhu, L., Zhang, Y., Fan, J., Herzberg, M. C. & Kreth, J., Apr 1 2011, In : Molecular Oral Microbiology. 26, 2, p. 117-126 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Characterization of DNA binding sites of the ComE response regulator from Streptococcus mutans

Hung, D. C. I., Downey, J. S., Ayala, E. A., Kreth, J., Mair, R., Senadheera, D. B., Qi, F., Cvitkovitch, D. G., Shi, W. & Goodman, S. D., Jul 2011, In : Journal of bacteriology. 193, 14, p. 3642-3652 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Counteractive balancing of transcriptome expression involving CodY and CovRS in Streptococcus pyogenes

Kreth, J., Chen, Z., Ferretti, J. & Malke, H., Aug 1 2011, In : Journal of bacteriology. 193, 16, p. 4153-4165 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Environmental influences on competitive hydrogen peroxide production in Streptococcus gordonii

Zheng, L., Itzek, A., Chen, Z. & Kreth, J., Jul 1 2011, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77, 13, p. 4318-4328 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Erratum: Counteractive balancing of transcriptome expression involving CodY and CovRS in Streptococcus pyogenes

Kreth, J., Chen, Z., Ferretti, J. & Malke, H., Oct 1 2011, In : Journal of bacteriology. 193, 20, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Hydrogen peroxide-dependent DNA release and transfer of antibiotic resistance genes in Streptococcus gordonii

Itzek, A., Zheng, L., Chen, Z., Merritt, J. & Kreth, J., Dec 1 2011, In : Journal of bacteriology. 193, 24, p. 6912-6922 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Mechanism of adhesion maintenance by methionine sulphoxide reductase in Streptococcus gordonii

Lei, Y., Zhang, Y., Guenther, B. D., Kreth, J. & Herzberg, M. C., May 1 2011, In : Molecular Microbiology. 80, 3, p. 726-738 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Microbicidal efficacy of thiocyanate hydrogen peroxide after adding lactoperoxidase under saliva loading in the quantitative suspension test

Welk, A., Rudolph, P., Kreth, J., Schwahn, C., Kramer, A. & Below, H., Dec 1 2011, In : Archives of Oral Biology. 56, 12, p. 1576-1582 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Oxygen dependent pyruvate oxidase expression and production in Streptococcus sanguinis

Zheng, L. Y., Itzek, A., Chen, Z. Y. & Kreth, J., Apr 1 2011, In : International Journal of Oral Science. 3, 2, p. 82-89 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations