Justin Merritt

Associate Professor

  • 1708 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
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Projects 2003 2020

Tooth
Dental Cementum
Tooth Loss
Methacrylates
Composite Resins
Streptococcus mutans
Virulence
Regulon
Virulence Factors
Genes

A Novel Class of Signal Transduction System in Streptococcus mutans

Merritt, J.

National Institutes of Health

4/9/143/31/16

Project: Research projectExploratory/Developmental Grants

Streptococcus mutans
Signal Transduction
Membrane Proteins
Cell Death
Proteins

The LytTR Regulatory Systems of Streptococcus mutans

Merritt, J.

National Institutes of Health

9/13/138/31/17

Project: Research projectResearch Project

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

Research Output 2001 2018

  • 1708 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
  • 61 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
Carbon
Streptococcus gordonii
Carbohydrates
Streptococcus

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
Microbiota
Hydrogen Peroxide
Pyruvate Oxidase
Oral Health
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
Ribonucleases
Proteolysis
Poisons

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
Ribonucleases