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  1. Spatial regulation of Protein A in Staphylococcus aureus
    R. Zhang, M. A. Shebes, K. Kho, S. J. Scaffidi, T. C. Meredith, W. Yu
    Molecular Microbiology 2021; 116, 589-605
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  2. Tracking the subcellular localization of surface protens in Staphylococcus aureus by immunofluorescence microscopy
    S. J. Scaffidi, M. A. Shebes, W. Yu
    Bio-Protocol 2021; 11(10), e4038-4038
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    Olaf Schneewind, 1961-2019: Scientist, Mentor, Friend
    T. J. Silhavy. w/IN MEMORIAM by D. A. Anderson, T. Bae, J. B. Wardenburg, E. D. Cambronne, L. W. Cheng, A. Gründling, H. K. Kim, V. T. Lee, A. W. Maresso, L. A. Marraffini, S. K. Mazmanian, W. W. Navarre, K. S. Ramamurthi, E. P. Skaar, J. A. Sorg, H. Ton-That, V. Winstel, W. Yu in memory of Olaf.
    Journal of Bacteriology 2019; 201(19) 1 October Editorial
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  3. Septal secretion of protein A in Staphylococcus aureus requires SecA and lipoteichoic acid synthesis
    W. Yu, D. Missiakas, O. Schneewind
    eLife 2018; 7, e34092
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  4. Pathogenic conversion of coagulase-negative staphylococci
    W. Yu, H.K. Kim, S. Rauch, O. Schneewind, D. Missiakas
    Microbes and Infection 2017; 19(2), 101-109
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  5. Peptidoglycan recycling in Gram-positive bacteria is crucial for survival in stationary phase
    Borisova, R. Gaupp, A. Duckworth, A. Schneider, D. Dalügge, M. Mühleck, D. Deubel, S. Unsleber, W. Yu, G. Muth, M. Bischoff, F. Götz, C. Mayer
    mBio 2016; 7(5), e00923-16
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  6. Nanorough titanium surfaces reduce adhesion of Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus via nano adhesion points
    C. Lüdecke, M. Roth, W. Yu, U. Horn, J. Bossert, K.D. Jandt
    Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 2016; 145, 617-625
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  7. Antibodies against a secreted product of Staphylococcus aureus trigger phagocytic killing
    L. Thomer, C. Emolo, V. Thammavongsa, H.K. Kim, M.E. McAdow, W. Yu, M. Kieffer, O. Schneewind, D. Missiakas
    Journal of Experimental Medicine 2016; 213(3), 293-301
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  8. Excretion of cytoplasmic proteins (ECP) in Staphylococcus aureus
    P. Ebner, M. Prax, M. Nega, I. Koch, L. Dube, W. Yu, J. Rinker, P. Popella, M. Flötenmeyer, F. Götz
    Molecular Microbiology 2015; 97(4), 775-789
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  9. The νSaα Specific Lipoprotein Like Cluster (lpl) of S. aureus USA300 Contributes to Immune Stimulation and Invasion in Human Cells
    M.T. Nguyen, B. Kraft, W. Yu, D.D. Demicrioglu, T. Hertlein, M. Burian, M. Schmaler, K. Boller, I. Bekeredjian-Ding, K. Ohlsen, B. Schittek, F. Götz
    PLoS Pathogens 2015; 11(6), e1004984
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  10. Excretion of cytosolic proteins (ECP) in bacteria
    F. Götz, W. Yu, L. Dube, M. Prax, P. Ebner
    International Journal of Medical Microbiology
    2015; 305 (2), 230-237
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  11. The role of serum proteins in Staphylococcus aureus adhesion to ethylene glycol coated surfaces
    S. Schuster, W. Yu, M. Nega, Y.-Y. Chu, S. Zorn, F. Zhang, F. Götz, F. Schreiber
    International Journal of Medical Microbiology 2014; 304 (8), 949-957
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  12. The Mevalonate Auxotrophic Mutant of Staphylococcus aureus Can Adapt to Mevalonate Depletion
    W. Yu, M. Leibig, T. Schäfer, R. Bertram, K. Ohlsen, F. Götz
    Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2013; 57(11), 5710-5713
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  13. The two-component signal transduction system ArlRS regulates Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm formation in an ica-dependent manner
    Y. Wu, J. Wang, T. Xu, J. Liu, W. Yu, Q. Lou, T. Zhu, N. He, H. Ben, J. Hu, F. Götz, D. Qu
    PLoS ONE 2012; 7(7), e40041
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  14. Cell wall antibiotics provoke accumulation of anchored mCherry in the cross wall of Staphylococcus aureus
    W. Yu & F. Götz
    PLoS ONE 2012; 7(1), e30076
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  15. WIPI-1 positive autophagosome-like vesicles entrap pathogenic Staphylococcus aureus for lysosomal degradation
    M. Mauthe, W. Yu, O. Krut, M. Krönke, F. Götz, H. Robenek, T. Proikas-Cezann
    International Journal of Cell Biology 2012; vol. 2012, Article ID 179207, 13 pages
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  16. Characterization of peptide deformylase homologues from Staphylococcus epidermidis
    P. Lin, T. Hu, J. Hu, W. Yu, C. Han, J. Zhang, G. Qin, K. Yu, F. Götz, X. Shen, H. Jiang, D. Qu
    Microbiology 2010; 156(10), 3194-3202
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  17. Contribution of SMC (structural maintenance of chromosomes) and SpoIIIE to chromosome segregation in Staphylococci
    W. Yu, S. Herbert, P.L. Graumann, F. Götz
    Journal of Bacteriology 2010; 192(15), 4067-4073
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  18. Role of staphylococcal wall teichoic acid in targeting the major autolysin Atl
    M. Schlag, R. Biswas, B. Krismer, T. Kohler, S. Zoll, W. Yu, H. Schwarz, A. Peschel, F. Götz
    Molecular Microbiology 2010; 75(4), 864-873
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