Thomas K Wood

Endowed Chair Professor of Engineering

Thomas K Wood

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Quorum Sensing Antitoxins Bacteria Biofilms Escherichia Coli Toxin Antitoxin Systems Genes Infection Proteins Anti Bacterial Agents Cells Bacterial Infections Biofilm Cell Ribosomes Mutation Antibiotics Symbiosis Bacterium Resuscitation Genome Mitomycin Hydrogen Peroxide Virulence Amino Acids

Most Recent Papers

(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

Mechanisms of tolerance and resistance to chlorhexidine in clinical strains of Klebsiella pneumoniae producers of carbapenemase

Ines Bleriot, Lucia Blasco, Mercedes Delgado-Valverde, Ana Gual de Torella, Anton Ambroa, Laura Fernandez-Garcia, Maria Lopez, Jesus Oteo-Iglesias, Thomas K. Wood, Alvaro Pascual, German Bou, Felipe Fernandez-Cuenca, Maria Tomas, 2020, Toxins

Copper kills Escherichia coli persister cells

Paula Maria Moreira Martins, Ting Gong, Alessandra A. de Souza, Thomas K. Wood, 2020, Antibiotics on p. 1-13

ppGpp ribosome dimerization model for bacterial persister formation and resuscitation

Sooyeon Song, Thomas K. Wood, 2020, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications on p. 281-286

Persister cells resuscitate via ribosome modification by 23S rRNA pseudouridine synthase RluD

Sooyeon Song, Thomas K. Wood, 2020, Environmental Microbiology on p. 850-857

Persister Cells Resuscitate Using Membrane Sensors that Activate Chemotaxis, Lower cAMP Levels, and Revive Ribosomes

Ryota Yamasaki, Sooyeon Song, Michael J. Benedik, Thomas K. Wood, 2020, iScience

Deciphering the Antitoxin-Regulated Bacterial Stress Response via Single-Cell Analysis

Lina Wu, Miaomiao Zhang, Yiyi Song, Minfang Deng, Shengbin He, Liuqin Su, Yu Chen, Thomas Keith Wood, Xiaomei Yan, 2019, ACS Chemical Biology on p. 2859-2866

Interkingdom signal indole inhibits Pseudomonas aeruginosa persister cell waking

W. Zhang, R. Yamasaki, S. Song, T. K. Wood, 2019, Journal of Applied Microbiology on p. 1768-1775

Toxins of toxin/antitoxin systems are inactivated primarily through promoter mutations

L. Fernandez-Garcia, J. S. Kim, M. Tomas, T. K. Wood, 2019, Journal of Applied Microbiology on p. 1859-1868

Symbiosis of a P2-family phage and deep-sea Shewanella putrefaciens

Xiaoxiao Liu, Kaihao Tang, Dali Zhang, Yangmei Li, Zhe Liu, Jianyun Yao, Thomas K. Wood, Xiaoxue Wang, 2019, Environmental Microbiology on p. 4212-4232

Most-Cited Papers

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

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

Chemotaxis to the quorum-sensing signal AI-2 requires the Tsr chemoreceptor and the periplasmic LsrB AI-2-binding protein

Manjunath Hegde, Derek L. Englert, Shanna Schrock, William B. Cohn, Christian Vogt, Thomas K. Wood, Michael D. Manson, Arul Jayaraman, 2011, Journal of Bacteriology on p. 768-773

Combatting bacterial infections by killing persister cells with mitomycin C

Brian W. Kwan, Nityananda Chowdhury, Thomas Keith Wood, 2015, Environmental Microbiology on p. 4406-4414

Bacterial persistence increases as environmental fitness decreases

Seok Hoon Hong, Xiaoxue Wang, Hazel F. O'Connor, Michael J. Benedik, Thomas K. Wood, 2012, Microbial Biotechnology on p. 509-522