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Margaret Riley PhD

InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst
DepartmentCollege of Natural Sciences
Address306 Morrill Science Center III
Amherst, MA 01003
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    1. Mitchell M, Thornton L, Riley MA. Identifying more targeted antimicrobials active against selected bacterial phytopathogens. J Appl Microbiol. 2022 Jun; 132(6):4388-4399. PMID: 35301784.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Cells
    2. Roy SM, Riley MA. Evaluation of the potential of colicins to prevent extraluminal contamination of urinary catheters by Escherichia coli. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2019 Nov; 54(5):619-625. PMID: 31284040.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    3. Qiu XQ, Roy SM, Riley MA. Pheromonicins: an ecologically sound family of bacteriocin-based antibiotics for use in the age of the microbiome. Future Microbiol. 2015; 10(12):1969-79. PMID: 26610020.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Li X, Kong H, Mout R, Saha K, Moyano DF, Robinson SM, Rana S, Zhang X, Riley MA, Rotello VM. Rapid identification of bacterial biofilms and biofilm wound models using a multichannel nanosensor. ACS Nano. 2014 Dec 23; 8(12):12014-9. PMID: 25454256.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    5. Li X, Robinson SM, Gupta A, Saha K, Jiang Z, Moyano DF, Sahar A, Riley MA, Rotello VM. Functional gold nanoparticles as potent antimicrobial agents against multi-drug-resistant bacteria. ACS Nano. 2014 Oct 28; 8(10):10682-6. PMID: 25232643.
      Citations: 146     Fields:    
    6. Moulin L, Klonowska A, Caroline B, Booth K, Vriezen JA, Melkonian R, James EK, Young JP, Bena G, Hauser L, Land M, Kyrpides N, Bruce D, Chain P, Copeland A, Pitluck S, Woyke T, Lizotte-Waniewski M, Bristow J, Riley M. Complete Genome sequence of Burkholderia phymatum STM815(T), a broad host range and efficient nitrogen-fixing symbiont of Mimosa species. Stand Genomic Sci. 2014 Jun 15; 9(3):763-74. PMID: 25197461.
    7. Dorit RL, Roy CM, Robinson SM, Riley MA. The evolutionary histories of clinical and environmental SHV ?-lactamases are intertwined. J Mol Evol. 2013 Jun; 76(6):388-93. PMID: 23860538.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    8. Riley MA, Robinson SM, Roy CM, Dorit RL. Rethinking the composition of a rational antibiotic arsenal for the 21st century. Future Med Chem. 2013 Jul; 5(11):1231-42. PMID: 23859205.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    9. Riley MA, Robinson SM, Roy CM, Dennis M, Liu V, Dorit RL. Resistance is futile: the bacteriocin model for addressing the antibiotic resistance challenge. Biochem Soc Trans. 2012 Dec 01; 40(6):1438-42. PMID: 23176495.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    10. Majeed H, Gillor O, Kerr B, Riley MA. Competitive interactions in Escherichia coli populations: the role of bacteriocins. ISME J. 2011 Jan; 5(1):71-81. PMID: 20664553.
      Citations: 75     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    11. Bakkal S, Robinson SM, Ordonez CL, Waltz DA, Riley MA. Role of bacteriocins in mediating interactions of bacterial isolates taken from cystic fibrosis patients. Microbiology (Reading). 2010 Jul; 156(Pt 7):2058-2067. PMID: 20378653.
      Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    12. Vriezen JA, Valliere M, Riley MA. The evolution of reduced microbial killing. Genome Biol Evol. 2009 Oct 20; 1:400-8. PMID: 20333208.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    
    13. Gillor O, Giladi I, Riley MA. Persistence of colicinogenic Escherichia coli in the mouse gastrointestinal tract. BMC Microbiol. 2009 Aug 12; 9:165. PMID: 19674447.
      Citations: 42     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    14. Riley MA, Lizotte-Waniewski M. Population genomics and the bacterial species concept. Methods Mol Biol. 2009; 532:367-77. PMID: 19271196.
      Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    15. Gillor O, Vriezen JAC, Riley MA. The role of SOS boxes in enteric bacteriocin regulation. Microbiology (Reading). 2008 Jun; 154(Pt 6):1783-1792. PMID: 18524933.
      Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    16. Bannigan A, Lizotte-Waniewski M, Riley M, Baskin TI. Emerging molecular mechanisms that power and regulate the anastral mitotic spindle of flowering plants. Cell Motil Cytoskeleton. 2008 Jan; 65(1):1-11. PMID: 17968986.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    17. Chavan M, Rafi H, Wertz J, Goldstone C, Riley MA. Phage associated bacteriocins reveal a novel mechanism for bacteriocin diversification in Klebsiella. J Mol Evol. 2005 Apr; 60(4):546-56. PMID: 15883889.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    18. Riley MA, Wertz JE, Goldstone C. The Ecology and Evolution of Microbial Defense Systems in Escherichia coli. EcoSal Plus. 2004 Dec; 1(1). PMID: 26443346.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    
    19. Kirkup BC, Riley MA. Antibiotic-mediated antagonism leads to a bacterial game of rock-paper-scissors in vivo. Nature. 2004 Mar 25; 428(6981):412-4. PMID: 15042087.
      Citations: 122     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    20. Wertz JE, Riley MA. Chimeric nature of two plasmids of Hafnia alvei encoding the bacteriocins alveicins A and B. J Bacteriol. 2004 Mar; 186(6):1598-605. PMID: 14996789.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    21. Gillor O, Kirkup BC, Riley MA. Colicins and microcins: the next generation antimicrobials. Adv Appl Microbiol. 2004; 54:129-46. PMID: 15251279.
      Citations: 45     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
    22. Wertz JE, Goldstone C, Gordon DM, Riley MA. A molecular phylogeny of enteric bacteria and implications for a bacterial species concept. J Evol Biol. 2003 Nov; 16(6):1236-48. PMID: 14640415.
      Citations: 38     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    23. Riley MA, Goldstone CM, Wertz JE, Gordon D. A phylogenetic approach to assessing the targets of microbial warfare. J Evol Biol. 2003 Jul; 16(4):690-7. PMID: 14632232.
      Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    24. Lenski RE, Winkworth CL, Riley MA. Rates of DNA sequence evolution in experimental populations of Escherichia coli during 20,000 generations. J Mol Evol. 2003 Apr; 56(4):498-508. PMID: 12664169.
      Citations: 63     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    25. Kerr B, Riley MA, Feldman MW, Bohannan BJ. Local dispersal promotes biodiversity in a real-life game of rock-paper-scissors. Nature. 2002 Jul 11; 418(6894):171-4. PMID: 12110887.
      Citations: 418     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    26. Riley MA, Wertz JE. Bacteriocins: evolution, ecology, and application. Annu Rev Microbiol. 2002; 56:117-37. PMID: 12142491.
      Citations: 351     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    27. Riley MA, Cadavid L, Collett MS, Neely MN, Adams MD, Phillips CM, Neel JV, Friedman D. The newly characterized colicin Y provides evidence of positive selection in pore-former colicin diversification. Microbiology (Reading). 2000 Jul; 146 ( Pt 7):1671-1677. PMID: 10878131.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    28. Gordon DM, Riley MA. A theoretical and empirical investigation of the invasion dynamics of colicinogeny. Microbiology (Reading). 1999 Mar; 145 ( Pt 3):655-661. PMID: 10217499.
      Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    29. Riley MA, Gordon DM. The ecological role of bacteriocins in bacterial competition. Trends Microbiol. 1999 Mar; 7(3):129-33. PMID: 10203843.
      Citations: 116     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    30. Wernegreen JJ, Riley MA. Comparison of the evolutionary dynamics of symbiotic and housekeeping loci: a case for the genetic coherence of rhizobial lineages. Mol Biol Evol. 1999 Jan; 16(1):98-113. PMID: 10331255.
      Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    31. Gordon DM, Riley MA, Pinou T. Temporal changes in the frequency of colicinogeny in Escherichia coli from house mice. Microbiology (Reading). 1998 Aug; 144 ( Pt 8):2233-2240. PMID: 9720045.
      Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    32. Tan Y, Riley MA. Rapid invasion by colicinogenic Escherichia coli with novel immunity functions. Microbiology (Reading). 1996 Aug; 142 ( Pt 8):2175-80. PMID: 8760932.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    33. Wagner RR, Riley MA. Low synonymous site variation at the lacY locus in Escherichia coli suggests the action of positive selection. J Mol Evol. 1996 Feb; 42(2):79-84. PMID: 8919858.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    34. Feldgarden M, Golden S, Wilson H, Riley MA. Can phage defence maintain colicin plasmids in Escherichia coli? Microbiology (Reading). 1995 Nov; 141 ( Pt 11):2977-84. PMID: 8535525.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    35. Riley MA, Tan Y, Wang J. Nucleotide polymorphism in colicin E1 and Ia plasmids from natural isolates of Escherichia coli. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1994 Nov 08; 91(23):11276-80. PMID: 7972047.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    36. Riley MA. Positive selection for colicin diversity in bacteria. Mol Biol Evol. 1993 Sep; 10(5):1048-59. PMID: 8412648.
      Citations: 31     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    37. Riley MA, Gordon DM. A survey of Col plasmids in natural isolates of Escherichia coli and an investigation into the stability of Col-plasmid lineages. J Gen Microbiol. 1992 Jul; 138(7):1345-52. PMID: 1512564.
      Citations: 51     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    38. Gordon DM, Riley MA. A theoretical and experimental analysis of bacterial growth in the bladder. Mol Microbiol. 1992 Feb; 6(4):555-62. PMID: 1560784.
      Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
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