Justin Merritt

Associate Professor

  • 1661 Citations
  • 22 h-Index

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Projects 2003 2020

Dental Cementum
Tooth Loss
Composite Resins
Streptococcus mutans
Virulence Factors

A Novel Class of Signal Transduction System in Streptococcus mutans

Merritt, J.

National Institutes of Health


Project: Research projectExploratory/Developmental Grants

Streptococcus mutans
Signal Transduction
Membrane Proteins
Cell Death

The LytTR Regulatory Systems of Streptococcus mutans

Merritt, J.

National Institutes of Health


Project: Research projectResearch Project

Streptococcus mutans
Cell Death
Membrane Proteins
Genetic Techniques
Protein Stability
Mental Competency
Molecular Biology
Streptococcus mutans
Cell Count

Research Output 2001 2018

  • 1661 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
  • 60 Article

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

Staphylococcal Protein A
Streptococcus gordonii
1 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

oral health
Aerobic bacteria
Enzyme inhibition
acid tolerance
Aerobic Bacteria

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

Streptococcus mutans
Protein Transport

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

5' Untranslated Regions
Streptococcus pyogenes
RNA Stability
Messenger RNA
6 Citations

Mechanistic, genomic and proteomic study on the effects of BisGMA-derived biodegradation product on cariogenic bacteria

Sadeghinejad, L., Cvitkovitch, D. G., Siqueira, W. L., Merritt, J., Santerre, J. P. & Finer, Y. Feb 1 2017 In : Dental Materials. 33, 2, p. 175-190 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle