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The best of both worlds - Streptomyces coelicolor and Streptomyces venezuelae as model species for studying antibiotic production and bacterial multicellular development. Schlimpert S* and Elliot MA*.

J Bacteriol. 2023 Jun 22:e0015323. doi: 10.1128/jb.00153-23. Epub ahead of print. (Invited review)


Cytoplasmic contractile injection systems mediate cell death in Streptomyces. (in press)

Casu B, Sallmen JW, Schlimpert S* and Pilhofer M*. (2023),  * corresponding authors

  1. Nat Microbiol. 2023 Apr;8(4):711-726. doi: 10.1038/s41564-023-01341-x


Cap-tivating findings provide insights into bacterial cell division

Sallmen JW and Schlimpert S (2023). 

Trends Microbiol. 2023 Mar;31(3):219-221. doi: 10.1016/j.tim.2023.01.005. Epub 2023 Jan 25. PMID: 36707350


Genome-Wide Identification of the LexA-Mediated DNA Damage Response in Streptomyces venezuelae.

Stratton KJ, Bush MJ, Chandra G, Stevenson CEM, Findlay KC, Schlimpert S.

J Bacteriol. 2022 Jul 13:e0010822. doi: 10.1128/jb.00108-22. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35862789.

​​DNA damage-induced block of sporulation in Streptomyces venezuelae involves downregulation of ssgB.

Jan V T FalgueraKathryn J StrattonMatthew J BushCharul JaniKim C FindlayJustin R NodwellSusan Schlimpert 

Microbiology (Reading). 2022 Jun;168(6). doi: 10.1099/mic.0.001222. PMID: 35759401.

Hyphal compartmentalization and sporulation in Streptomyces require the conserved cell division protein SepX.

Bush MJ, Gallagher KA, Chandra G, Findlay KC, Schlimpert S. Nat Commun. 2022 Jan 10;13(1):71. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-27638-1. PMID: 35013186


Streptomyces venezuelae NRRL B-65442: genome sequence of a model strain used to study morphological differentiation in filamentous actinobacteria.

Gomez-Escribano JP, Holmes NA, Schlimpert S, Bibb MJ, Chandra G, Wilkinson B, Buttner MJ, Bibb MJ. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 2021 Dec 23;48(9-10):kuab035. doi: 10.1093/jimb/kuab035.

A conserved cell division protein directly regulates FtsZ dynamics  in filamentous and unicellular actinobacteria

Ramos-Léon F, Bush MJ, Sallmen JW, Chandra G, Richardson J, Findlay KC, McCormick JR, Schlimpert S.

Elife, 2021 Mar 17;10:e63387. doi: 10.7554/eLife.63387


Two dynamin-like proteins stabilize FtsZ rings during Streptomyces sporulation.

Schlimpert S, Wasserstrom S, Chandra G, Bibb MJ, Findlay KC, Flärdh K and Buttner MJ. 

(2017) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 2017 114: E6176-E6183.

Fluorescence time-lapse imaging of the complete S. venezuelae life cycle using a microfluidic device. 

Schlimpert S, Flärdh K, Buttner MJ.

(2016) J Vis Exp. Feb 28;(108).  


c-di-GMP signalling and the  regulation of developmental transitions in streptomycetes.

Bush MJ, Tschowri N, Schlimpert S, Flärdh K, Buttner MJ.

(2015) Nat Rev Microbiol. 2015 Dec;13(12):749-60.   

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