Publications

Scientific publications/Interviews/Media

  1. Pokusaeva, K., and D. van Sinderen, (2011) Carbohydrate Metabolism in Bifidobacteria. Genes Nutr 6(3):285-306.
  2. Pokusaeva, K., O’Connell-Motherway, M., Zomer, A., MacSherry, J., Fitzgerald, G.F. & van Sinderen. (2011) Cellodextrin Utilization by Bifidobacterium breve UCC2003. Appl Environ Microbiol 77(5):1681-90.
  3. Pokusaeva, K. and J. Versalovic, (2011) Immunomodulatory Effects of the Intestinal Microbiota and Compounds Derived from Beneficial Microbes. Functional Food Reviews 3(2):49–61.
  4. Pokusaeva, K., Kuisiene, N., Jasinskyte, D., Rutiene, K., Saleikiene, J., and D. Chitavichius (2009) Novel bacteriocins produced by Geobacillus stearothermophilus. Cent Eur J Biol 4: 196-203.
  5. Pokusaeva, K., Neves, A.R., Zomer, A., O’Connell-Motherway, M., MacSharry, J., Curley, P., Fitzgerald, G.F. & van Sinderen. (2009) Ribose utilization by the human commensal Bifidobacterium breve UCC2003. Microbial Biotechnology 3: 311-323.
  6. Pokusaeva, K., O’Connell-Motherway, A. Zomer, G. F. Fitzgerald & D. van Sinderen, (2009) Characterization of two novel alpha-glucosidases from Bifidobacterium breve UCC2003. Appl Environ Microbiol 75: 1135-1143.
  7. Wang, Kim, Y., Pokusaeva, K., Sturino, J.M. & T. K. Wood, (2010) Cryptic Prophage Help Bacteria Cope with Adverse Environments. Nat Commun 1:147.
  8. Sturino, J.M., Zorych, I., Mallick, B., Pokusaeva, K., Carroll, R.J. & N. Bliznuyk. (2010) Statistical Methods for Comparative Phenomics Using High-throughput Phenotype Microarrays. The International Int J Biostat 6(1). pii: Article 29.
  9. Pokusaeva, K., Johnson, C., Luke, B., Uribe, G. , Engler, D., Matsunami, R., Lugo, M., Major, A., Mori-Akiyama, Y. , Hollister, E.B., Dann, S., Shi, X.Z., Oezguen, N., Savidge, T., and Versalovic, J. (2016) GABA-producing Bifidobacterium dentium modulates visceral sensitivity in the intestine. Neurogastroenterol Motil. [Epub ahead of print].
  10. Invited speaker at the ASM2012, San Francisco, CA. Title of the presentation: “Production of Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid by Intestinal CommensalBifidobacterium dentium.”
  11. “Intestinal bacteria produce neurotransmitter, could play role in inflammation”. ScienceDaily 2012
  12. Live Interview at ASM2012, San Francisco, CA. Title of the interview: “Microbial Colonization and the Host: Do the Colonists Reshape the Landscape?”