Justin Merritt

Associate Professor

  • 1875 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
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Projects 2003 2020

Streptococcus mutans
Virulence Factors
Dental Cementum
Tooth Loss
Composite Resins
Streptococcus mutans
Signal Transduction
Membrane Proteins
Cell Death
Streptococcus mutans
Cell Death
Membrane Proteins
Genetic Techniques
Protein Stability

Research Output 2001 2019

  • 1875 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
  • 62 Article
1 Citation (Scopus)

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 1 2019, In : MicrobiologyOpen. 8, 4, e00671.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Streptococcus pyogenes
Messenger RNA
2 Citations (Scopus)

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
3 Citations (Scopus)

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. S., Merritt, J. & Kreth, J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Molecular Oral Microbiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lactate 2-monooxygenase
Hydrogen Peroxide
Pyruvate Oxidase
Oral Health

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 1 2018, In : PLoS Genetics. 14, 10, p. e1007709

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sensory system
Streptococcus mutans
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

acid tolerance
Streptococcus gordonii
Pyruvic Acid
hydrogen peroxide