Justin Merritt

Associate Professor

  • 1789 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
20012020
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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

Research Output 2001 2018

  • 1789 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
  • 62 Article
1 Citations

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
1 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. 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

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
operon
Operon
protein
Streptococcus mutans
4 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

acid tolerance
Streptococcus gordonii
Streptococcus
Pyruvic Acid
hydrogen peroxide

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
Proteolysis
Poisons
Proteins
Peptide Hydrolases