Thomas K Wood

Endowed Chair Professor of Engineering

Thomas K Wood

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Biofilms Antitoxins Quorum Sensing Bacteria Toxin Antitoxin Systems Cells Proteins Cell Anti Bacterial Agents Oxidative Stress Biotechnology Infection Bacterium Bacterial Infections Biofilm Virulence Mutation Antibiotics Stress Response Metabolic Networks And Pathways Dormancy Growth Mutant Escherichia Coli Pathogenicity

Most Recent Papers

Type VII Toxin/Antitoxin Classification System for Antitoxins that Enzymatically Neutralize Toxins

Xiaoxue Wang, Jianyun Yao, Yi Cheng Sun, Thomas K. Wood, 2021, Trends in Microbiology on p. 388-393

Concerns with computational protein engineering programmes IPRO and OptMAVEn and metabolic pathway engineering programme optStoic

Thomas K. Wood, 2021, Open Biology

Persister cells form in the plant pathogen xanthomonas citri subsp. Citri under different stress conditions

Paula M.M. Martins, Thomas K. Wood, Alessandra A. de Souza, 2021, Microorganisms on p. 1-15

Are we really studying persister cells?

Sooyeon Song, Thomas K. Wood, 2021, Environmental Microbiology Reports on p. 3-7

The primary physiological roles of autoinducer 2 in escherichia coli is chemotaxis and biofilm formation

Sooyeon Song, Thomas K. Wood, 2021, Microorganisms on p. 1-6

Conjugative plasmid-encoded toxin–antitoxin system PrpT/PrpA directly controls plasmid copy number

Songwei Ni, Baiyuan Li, Kaihao Tang, Jianyun Yao, Thomas K. Wood, Pengxia Wang, Xiaoxue Wang, 2021, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

The secret lives of single cells

Thomas K. Wood, 2021, Microbial Biotechnology

‘Viable but non-culturable cells’ are dead

Sooyeon Song, Thomas K. Wood, 2021, Environmental Microbiology

Novel polyadenylylation-dependent neutralization mechanism of the HEPN/MNT toxin/antitoxin system

Jianyun Yao, Xiangkai Zhen, Kaihao Tang, Tianlang Liu, Xiaolong Xu, Zhe Chen, Yunxue Guo, Xiaoxiao Liu, Thomas K. Wood, Songying Ouyang, Xiaoxue Wang, 2020, Nucleic Acids Research on p. 11054-11067

(p)ppGpp and its role in bacterial persistence

Olga Pacios, Lucia Blasco, Inés Bleriot, Laura Fernandez-Garcia, Antón Ambroa, María López, German Bou, Rafael Cantón, Rodolfo Garcia-Contreras, Thomas K. Wood, Maria Tomás, 2020, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

Most-Cited Papers

Bacterial persister cell formation and dormancy

Thomas K. Wood, Stephen J. Knabel, Brian W. Kwan, 2013, Applied and Environmental Microbiology on p. 7116-7121

Toxin-antitoxin systems influence biofilm and persister cell formation and the general stress response

Xiaoxue Wang, Thomas K. Wood, 2011, Applied and Environmental Microbiology on p. 5577-5583

A new type V toxin-antitoxin system where mRNA for toxin GhoT is cleaved by antitoxin GhoS

Xiaoxue Wang, Dana M. Lord, Hsin Yao Cheng, Devon O. Osbourne, Seok Hoon Hong, Viviana Sanchez-Torres, Cecilia Quiroga, Kevin Zheng, Torsten Herrmann, Wolfgang Peti, Michael J. Benedik, Rebecca Page, Thomas Keith Wood, 2012, Nature Chemical Biology on p. 855-861

Quorum quenching quandary: Resistance to antivirulence compounds

Toshinari Maeda, Rodolfo García-Contreras, Mingming Pu, Lili Sheng, Luis Rene Garcia, Maria Tomás, Thomas K. Wood, 2012, ISME Journal on p. 493-501

Roles of indole as an interspecies and interkingdom signaling molecule

Jin Hyung Lee, Thomas K. Wood, Jintae Lee, 2015, Trends in Microbiology on p. 707-718

Antitoxin MqsA helps mediate the bacterial general stress response

Xiaoxue Wang, Younghoon Kim, Seok Hoon Hong, Qun Ma, Breann L. Brown, Mingming Pu, Aaron M. Tarone, Michael J. Benedik, Wolfgang Peti, Rebecca Page, Thomas K. Wood, 2011, Nature Chemical Biology on p. 359-366

Arrested protein synthesis increases persister-like cell formation

Brian W. Kwan, John A. Valenta, Michael J. Benedik, Thomas K. Wood, 2013, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy on p. 1468-1473

Synthetic quorum-sensing circuit to control consortial biofilm formation and dispersal in a microfluidic device

Seok Hoon Hong, Manjunath Hegde, Jeongyun Kim, Xiaoxue Wang, Arul Jayaraman, Thomas K. Wood, 2012, Nature Communications

Evolution of Resistance to Quorum-Sensing Inhibitors

Vipin C. Kalia, Thomas K. Wood, Prasun Kumar, 2014, Microbial Ecology on p. 13-23

Quorum sensing enhancement of the stress response promotes resistance to quorum quenching and prevents social cheating

Rodolfo García-Contreras, Leslie Nuñez-López, Ricardo Jasso-Chávez, Brian W. Kwan, Javier A. Belmont, Adrián Rangel-Vega, Toshinari Maeda, Thomas K. Wood, 2015, ISME Journal on p. 115-125