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Katherine Lemon Lab



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Selected Publications

Brugger SD, Eslami SM, Pettigrew MM, Escapa IF, Henke MT, Kong Y, Lemon KP*. Dolosigranulum pigrum cooperation and competition in human nasal microbiota. in review. (bioRxiv 2019)

Claesen J, Spagnolo JB, Flores Ramos S, Kurita KL, Byrd AB, Aksenov AA, Melnik AV, Wong WR, Wang S, Hernandez RD, Donia MS, Dorrestein PC, Kong HH, Segre JA, Linington RG, Fischbach MA, Lemon KP. Cutibacterium acnes antibiotic production shapes niche competition in the human skin microbiome. Sci Transl Med 2020. accepted. (bioRxiv 2019)

Escapa IF, Huang Y, Chen T, Lin M, Kokaras A, Dewhirst FE, Lemon KP. Construction of habitat-specific training sets to achieve species-level assignment in 16S rRNA gene datasets. Microbiome 2020. May 15;8(1):65.

Johnston CD, Cotton S, Rittling SR, Starr JR, Borisy G, Dewhirst FE, Lemon KP. The Restriction-Modification Barrier in Bacteria: how to overcome it. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2019; 116(23):11454-11459.

Escapa IF, Chen T, Huang Y, Gajare P, Dewhirst FE, Lemon KP. New Insights into nostril microbiome from the expanded HOMD: a resource for species-level identification of microbiome data from the aerodigestive tract. mSystems 2018;3:e00187-18

Bomar L, Brugger SD, Lemon KP. Bacterial Microbiota of the Nasal Passages Across the Span of Human Life. Curr Opin Microbiol 2018; 41:8-14.

Ramsey MR, Friere MO, Gabrilska RA, Rumbaugh KP, Lemon KP. Staphylococcus aureus shifts towards commensalism in response to Corynebacterium species. Front. Microbiol 2016; 7:1230.

Bomar L, Brugger SD, Yost BH, Davies SS, Lemon KP. Corynebacterium accolens releases antipneumococcal free fatty acids from human nostril and skin surface triacylglycerols. mBio 2016; 7(1):e01725-15.

Brugger SD, Bomar L, Lemon KP. Commensal–Pathogen Interactions Along the Human Nasal Passages. PLoS Pathog 2016;Jul 7;12(7):e1005633.

Wollenberg MS, Claesen J, Escapa IF, Aldridge KL, Fischbach MA, Lemon KP. Propionibacterium-Produced Coproporphyrin III Induces Staphylococcus aureus Aggregation and Biofilm Formation. mBio. 2014;5(4):e01286-14.

Lemon KP*, Armitage GC, Relman DA, Fischbach MA*. Microbiota-Targeted Therapies: An Ecological Perspective. Sci Trans Med 2012;4(137):137rv5.

Lemon KP, Klepac-Ceraj V, Schiffer HK, Brodie EL, Lynch SV, and Kolter R. Comparative analyses of the bacterial microbiota of the human nostril and oropharynx. mBio. 2010; 1(3):e00129-10.