Kurt Schesser

Associate Professor

  • 1324 Citations
1991 …2019

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  • 1324 Citations
  • 32 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
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2019

Chromosomally-Encoded Yersinia pestis Type III Secretion Effector Proteins Promote Infection in Cells and in Mice

Schesser Bartra, S., Lorica, C., Qian, L., Gong, X., Bahnan, W., Barreras, H., Hernandez, R., Li, Z., Plano, G. V. & Schesser, K., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 9, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Using a Bacterial Pathogen to Probe for Cellular and Organismic-level Host Responses

Gayle, P., Freitag, N. E., Strbo, N. & Schesser, K., Feb 22 2019, In : Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE. 144

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2018

The eIF2α kinase heme-regulated inhibitor protects the host from infection by regulating intracellular pathogen trafficking

Bahnan, W., Boucher, J. C., Gayle, P., Shrestha, N., Rosen, M., Aktas, B., Adkins, B., Ager, A., Khan, W. N. & Schesser, K., Mar 1 2018, In : Infection and immunity. 86, 3, e00707-17.

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3 Scopus citations
2016

Perforin-2 protects host cells and mice by restricting the vacuole to cytosol transitioning of a bacterial pathogen

McCormack, R., Bahnan, W., Shrestha, N., Boucher, J., Barreto, M., Barrera, C. M., Dauer, E. A., Freitag, N. E., Khan, W. N., Podack, E. R. & Schesser, K., Apr 1 2016, In : Infection and immunity. 84, 4, p. 1083-1091 9 p.

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12 Scopus citations
2015

Pathogenic yersinia promotes its survival by creating an acidic fluid-accessible compartment on the macrophage surface

Bahnan, W., Boettner, D. R., Westermark, L., Fällman, M., Schesser, K. & Abu Kwaik, Y., Aug 14 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 8, e0133298.

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4 Scopus citations

TIR domain-containing adapter-inducing beta interferon (TRIF) mediates immunological memory against bacterial pathogens

Kanagavelu, S., Flores, C., M. Termini, J., Romero, L., Riveron, R., Ruiz, J., Arditi, M., Schesser, K. & Fukata, M., 2015, In : Infection and immunity. 83, 11, p. 4404-4415 12 p.

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2 Scopus citations
2014

Murine neonates infected with yersinia enterocolitica develop rapid and robust proinflammatory responses in intestinal lymphoid tissues

Siefker, D. T., Echeverry, A., Brambill, R., Fukat, M., Schesser, K. & Adkins, B., Feb 2014, In : Infection and immunity. 82, 2, p. 762-772 11 p.

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4 Scopus citations
2013

The Host-Encoded Heme Regulated Inhibitor (HRI) Facilitates Virulence-Associated Activities of Bacterial Pathogens

Shrestha, N., Boucher, J., Bahnan, W., Clark, E. S., Rosqvist, R., Fields, K. A., Khan, W. N. & Schesser, K., Jul 10 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 7, e68754.

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4 Scopus citations
34 Scopus citations
2012

Eukaryotic Initiation Factor 2 (eIF2) signaling regulates proinflammatory cytokine expression and bacterial invasion

Shrestha, N., Bahnan, W., Wiley, D. J., Barber, G., Fields, K. A. & Schesser, K., Aug 17 2012, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 287, 34, p. 28738-28744 7 p.

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62 Scopus citations

The outer membrane protein A (OmpA) of Yersinia pestis promotes intracellular survival and virulence in mice

Bartra, S. S., Gong, X., Lorica, C. D., Jain, C., Nair, M. K. M., Schifferli, D., Qian, L., Li, Z., Plano, G. V. & Schesser, K., Jan 1 2012, In : Microbial Pathogenesis. 52, 1, p. 41-46 6 p.

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12 Scopus citations
2011

Host innate recognition of an intestinal bacterial pathogen induces TRIF-dependent protective immunity

Sotolongo, J., España, C., Echeverry, A., Siefker, D., Altman, N., Zaias, J., Santaolalla, R., Ruiz, J., Schesser, K., Adkins, B. & Fukata, M., Dec 19 2011, In : Journal of Experimental Medicine. 208, 13, p. 2705-2716 12 p.

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35 Scopus citations
2010

Yersinia enterocolitica promotes robust mucosal inflammatory T-cell immunity in murine neonates

Echeverry, A., Saijo, S., Schesser, K. & Adkins, B., Aug 2010, In : Infection and immunity. 78, 8, p. 3595-3608 14 p.

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15 Scopus citations
2009

The activities of the Yersinia protein kinase A (YpkA) and outer protein J (YopJ) virulence factors converge on an elf2α kinase

Wiley, D. J., Shrestha, N., Yang, J., Atis, N., Dayton, K. & Schesser, K., Sep 11 2009, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 284, 37, p. 24744-24753 10 p.

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12 Scopus citations
2008

RNase E regulates the yersinia type 3 secretion system

Yang, J., Jain, C. & Schesser, K., May 2008, In : Journal of bacteriology. 190, 10, p. 3774-3778 5 p.

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31 Scopus citations
2007

Induction of the Yersinia Type 3 Secretion System as an All-or-None Phenomenon

Wiley, D. J., Rosqvist, R. & Schesser, K., Oct 12 2007, In : Journal of molecular biology. 373, 1, p. 27-37 11 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Murine neonates are highly resistant to Yersinia enterocolitica following orogastric exposure

Echeverry, A., Schesser, K. & Adkins, B., May 2007, In : Infection and immunity. 75, 5, p. 2234-2243 10 p.

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18 Scopus citations

Polynucleotide phosphorylase independently controls virulence factor expression levels and export in Yersinia spp.

Rosenzweig, J. A., Chromy, B., Echeverry, A., Yang, J., Adkins, B., Plano, G. V., McCutchen-Maloney, S. & Schesser, K., May 1 2007, In : FEMS microbiology letters. 270, 2, p. 255-264 10 p.

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32 Scopus citations
2006

The Ser/Thr kinase activity of the Yersinia protein kinase A (YpkA) is necessary for full virulence in the mouse, mollifying phagocytes, and disrupting the eukaryotic cytoskeleton

Wiley, D. J., Nordfeldth, R., Rosenzweig, J., DaFonseca, C. J., Gustin, R., Wolf-Watz, H. & Schesser, K., May 1 2006, In : Microbial Pathogenesis. 40, 5, p. 234-243 10 p.

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46 Scopus citations
2005

Modulation of Yersinia type three secretion system by the S1 domain of polynucleotide phosphorylase

Rosenzweig, J. A., Weltman, G., Plano, G. V. & Schesser, K., Jan 7 2005, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 280, 1, p. 156-163 8 p.

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51 Scopus citations
2001

The Yersinia YopE and YopH type III effector proteins enhance bacterial proliferation following contact with eukaryotic cells

Bartra, S., Cherepanov, P., Forsberg, Å. & Schesser, K., Sep 25 2001, In : BMC Microbiology. 1, p. 1-11 11 p., 1.

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Open Access
24 Scopus citations
2000

The bacterial protein YopJ abrogates multiple signal transduction pathways that converge on the transcription factor creb

Meijer, L. K., Schesser, K., Wolf-Watz, H., Sassone-Corsi, P. & Pettersson, S., Aug 23 2000, In : Cellular Microbiology. 2, 3, p. 231-238 8 p.

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29 Scopus citations

The Salmonella YopJ-homologue AvrA does not possess YopJ-like activity

Schesser, K., Dukuzumuremyi, J. M., Cilio, C., Borg, S., Wallis, T. S., Pettersson, S. & Galyov, E. E., Jan 1 2000, In : Microbial Pathogenesis. 28, 2, p. 59-70 12 p.

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32 Scopus citations

The Yersinia protein kinase A is a host factor inducible RhoA/Rac-binding virulence factor

Dukuzumuremyi, J. M., Rosqvist, R., Hallberg, B., Åkerström, B., Wolf-Watz, H. & Schesser, K., Nov 10 2000, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 275, 45, p. 35281-35290 10 p.

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81 Scopus citations
1999

Novel Salmonella typhimurium properties in host-parasite interactions

Borg, S., Björkman, J., Eriksson, S., Syk, A., Andersson, D. I., Schesser, K., Rhen, M., Pettersson, S. & French, N. S., Jun 1 1999, In : Immunology Letters. 68, 2-3, p. 247-249 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
1998

Bidirectional Signaling between Yersinia and Its Target Cell

Fällman, M., Persson, C., Schesser, K. & Wolf-Watz, H., Jan 1 1998, In : Folia Microbiologica. 43, 3, p. 263-273 11 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Inhibition of NF-kB-mediated signalling by the Yersinia - Encoded YopJ protein

Schesser, K., Spiik, A. K., Dukuzumuremyi, J. M., Watz, H. W. & Pettersson, S., Mar 20 1998, In : FASEB Journal. 12, 5, p. A1067

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1 Scopus citations

The yopJ locus is required for Yersinia-mediated inhibition of NF-κB activation and cytokine expression: YopJ contains a eukaryotic SH2-like domain that is essential for its repressive activity

Schesser, K., Spiik, A. K., Dukuzumuremyi, J. M., Neurath, M. F., Pettersson, S. & Wolf-Watz, H., Jul 8 1998, In : Molecular Microbiology. 28, 6, p. 1067-1079 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

215 Scopus citations
1997

Echange de signaux entre Yersinia et sa cellule cible

Translated title of the contribution: Signal transduction between Yersinia and its target cellFällman, M., Person, C., Schesser, K. & Wolf-Watz, H., Jan 1 1997, In : Annales de l'Institut Pasteur/Actualites. 8, 2, p. 147-155 9 p.

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1996

Delineation and mutational analysis of the Yersinia pseudotuberculosis YopE domains which mediate translocation across bacterial and eukaryotic cellular membranes

Schesser, K., Frithz-Lindsten, E. & Wolf-Watz, H., Dec 1996, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 178, 24, p. 7227-7233 7 p.

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Open Access
163 Scopus citations

The YopB protein of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis is essential for the translocation of Yop effector proteins across the target cell plasma membrane and displays a contact-dependent membrane disrupting activity

Håkansson, S., Schesser, K., Persson, C., Galyov, E. E., Rosqvist, R., Homblé, F. & Wolf-Watz, H., Nov 1 1996, In : EMBO Journal. 15, 21, p. 5812-5823 12 p.

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308 Scopus citations
1991

Use of polymerase chain reaction to detect the take-all fungus, Gaeumannomyces graminis, in infected wheat plants

Schesser, K., Luder, A. & Henson, J. M., Feb 27 1991, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 57, 2, p. 553-556 4 p.

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65 Scopus citations