Hung Ton-That

Professor, Dentistry Dept., University of California Los Angeles

Professor, MIMG, University of California Los Angeles

Education and Training

UCLAPh.D.2000Microbiology
UCLAB.S.1996Chemistry

Publications

  1. Chang C, Ton-That H, Osipiuk J, Joachimiak A, Das A, Ton-That H. Molecular basis for dual functions in pilus assembly modulated by the lid of a pilus-specific sortase.. The Journal of biological chemistry, 2024.
  2. Chang C, Ton-That H. Detection of Cell Wall-Anchoring Machinery by Immunogold-Labeling Thin-Section Electron Microscopy.. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 2024.
  3. Bhat AH, Das A, Ton-That H. Single-Copy Gene Editing of a Cell Wall-Anchored Pilin in Actinomyces oris.. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 2024.
  4. To K, Britton T, Ton-That H. Visualization of a Cell Wall Hydrolase Inhibitor in Fusobacterium nucleatum by Immunofluorescence Microscopy.. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 2024.
  5. Radaic A, Kamarajan P, Cho A, Wang S, Hung GC, Najarzadegan F, Wong DT, Ton-That H, Wang CY, Kapila YL. Biological biomarkers of oral cancer.. Periodontology 2000, 2023.
  6. Britton TA, Wu C, Chen Y-W, Franklin D, Chen Y, Camacho MI, Luong TT, Das A, Ton-That H. The respiratory enzyme complex Rnf is vital for metabolic adaptation and virulence in Fusobacterium nucleatum.. mBio, 2023.
  7. Britton TA, Wu C, Chen YW, Franklin D, Chen Y, Camacho MI, Luong TT, Das A, Ton-That H. The respiratory enzyme complex Rnf is vital for metabolic adaptation and virulence in Fusobacterium nucleatum.. bioRxiv : the preprint server for biology, 2023.
  8. Sue CK, Cheung NA, Mahoney BJ, McConnell SA, Scully JM, Fu JY, Chang C, Ton-That H, Loo JA, Clubb RT. The basal and major pilins in the Corynebacterium diphtheriae SpaA pilus adopt similar structures that competitively react with the pilin polymerase.. Biopolymers, 2023.
  9. Sue CK, Cheung NA, Mahoney BJ, McConnell SA, Scully JM, Fu JY, Chang C, Ton-That H, Loo JA, Clubb RT. The Basal and Major Pilins in the Corynebacterium diphtheriae SpaA Pilus Adopt Similar Structures that Competitively React with the Pilin Polymerase.. bioRxiv : the preprint server for biology, 2023.
  10. Reardon-Robinson ME, Nguyen MT, Sanchez BC, Osipiuk J, Rückert C, Chang C, Chen B, Nagvekar R, Joachimiak A, Tauch A, Das A, Ton-That H. A cryptic oxidoreductase safeguards oxidative protein folding in Corynebacterium diphtheriae.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2023.
  11. Chen YW, Camacho MI, Chen Y, Bhat AH, Chang C, Peluso EA, Wu C, Das A, Ton-That H. Genetic Determinants of Hydrogen Sulfide Biosynthesis in Fusobacterium nucleatum Are Required for Bacterial Fitness, Antibiotic Sensitivity, and Virulence.. mBio, 2022.
  12. Ramirez NA, Wu C, Chang C, Siegel SD, Das A, Ton-That H. A conserved signal-peptidase antagonist modulates membrane homeostasis of actinobacterial sortase critical for surface morphogenesis.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2022.
  13. Kim S, Bando Y, Chang C, Kwon J, Tarverti B, Kim D, Lee SH, Ton-That H, Kim R, Nara PL, Park NH. Topical application of Porphyromonas gingivalis into the gingival pocket in mice leads to chronic‑active infection, periodontitis and systemic inflammation.. International journal of molecular medicine, 2022.
  14. Scheible M, Nguyen CT, Luong TT, Lee JH, Chen YW, Chang C, Wittchen M, Camacho MI, Tiner BL, Wu C, Tauch A, Das A, Ton-That H. The Fused Methionine Sulfoxide Reductase MsrAB Promotes Oxidative Stress Defense and Bacterial Virulence in Fusobacterium nucleatum.. mBio, 2022.
  15. Al Mamun AAM, Wu C, Chang C, Sanchez BC, Das A, Ton-That H. A cell wall-anchored glycoprotein confers resistance to cation stress in Actinomyces oris biofilms.. Molecular oral microbiology, 2022.
  16. Wu C, Chen YW, Scheible M, Chang C, Wittchen M, Lee JH, Luong TT, Tiner BL, Tauch A, Das A, Ton-That H. Genetic and molecular determinants of polymicrobial interactions in Fusobacterium nucleatum.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2021.
  17. McConnell SA, McAllister RA, Amer BR, Mahoney BJ, Sue CK, Chang C, Ton-That H, Clubb RT. Sortase-assembled pili in Corynebacterium diphtheriae are built using a latch mechanism.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2021.
  18. Bhat AH, Nguyen MT, Das A, Ton-That H. Anchoring surface proteins to the bacterial cell wall by sortase enzymes: how it started and what we know now.. Current opinion in microbiology, 2021.
  19. Luong TT, Nguyen MT, Chen YW, Chang C, Lee JH, Wittchen M, Ton-That H, Cruz M, Garsin DA, Das A, Tauch A, Ton-That H. Ribonuclease J-Mediated mRNA Turnover Modulates Cell Shape, Metabolism and Virulence in Corynebacterium diphtheriae.. Microorganisms, 2021.
  20. Chen YW, Ton-That H. Corynebacterium diphtheriae Virulence Analyses Using a Caenorhabditis elegans Model.. Current protocols in microbiology, 2020.
  21. Chang C, Nguyen MT, Ton-That H. Genetic Manipulation of Corynebacterium diphtheriae and Other Corynebacterium Species.. Current protocols in microbiology, 2020.
  22. Manne K, Chattopadhyay D, Agarwal V, Blom AM, Khare B, Chakravarthy S, Chang C, Ton-That H, Narayana SVL. Novel structure of the N-terminal helical domain of BibA, a group B streptococcus immunogenic bacterial adhesin.. Acta crystallographica. Section D, Structural biology, 2020.
  23. Peluso EA, Scheible M, Ton-That H, Wu C. Genetic Manipulation and Virulence Assessment of Fusobacterium nucleatum.. Current protocols in microbiology, 2020.
  24. Ramirez NA, Das A, Ton-That H. New Paradigms of Pilus Assembly Mechanisms in Gram-Positive Actinobacteria.. Trends in microbiology, 2020.
  25. Sue CK, McConnell SA, Ellis-Guardiola K, Muroski JM, McAllister RA, Yu J, Alvarez AI, Chang C, Ogorzalek Loo RR, Loo JA, Ton-That H, Clubb RT. Kinetics and Optimization of the Lysine-Isopeptide Bond Forming Sortase Enzyme from Corynebacterium diphtheriae.. Bioconjugate chemistry, 2020.
  26. Gosschalk JE, Chang C, Sue CK, Siegel SD, Wu C, Kattke MD, Yi SW, Damoiseaux R, Jung ME, Ton-That H, Clubb RT. A Cell-based Screen in Actinomyces oris to Identify Sortase Inhibitors.. Scientific reports, 2020.
  27. Khan A, Davlieva M, Panesso D, Rincon S, Miller WR, Diaz L, Reyes J, Cruz MR, Pemberton O, Nguyen AH, Siegel SD, Planet PJ, Narechania A, Latorre M, Rios R, Singh KV, Ton-That H, Garsin DA, Tran TT, Shamoo Y, Arias CA. Antimicrobial sensing coupled with cell membrane remodeling mediates antibiotic resistance and virulence in Enterococcus faecalis.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2019.
  28. Chang C, Wu C, Osipiuk J, Siegel SD, Zhu S, Liu X, Joachimiak A, Clubb RT, Das A, Ton-That H. Cell-to-cell interaction requires optimal positioning of a pilus tip adhesin modulated by gram-positive transpeptidase enzymes.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2019.
  29. Siegel SD, Amer BR, Wu C, Sawaya MR, Gosschalk JE, Clubb RT, Ton-That H. Erratum for Siegel et al., "Structure and Mechanism of LcpA, a Phosphotransferase That Mediates Glycosylation of a Gram-Positive Bacterial Cell Wall-Anchored Protein".. mBio, 2019.
  30. Siegel SD, Amer BR, Wu C, Sawaya MR, Gosschalk JE, Clubb RT, Ton-That H. Structure and Mechanism of LcpA, a Phosphotransferase That Mediates Glycosylation of a Gram-Positive Bacterial Cell Wall-Anchored Protein.. mBio, 2019.
  31. McConnell SA, Amer BR, Muroski J, Fu J, Chang C, Ogorzalek Loo RR, Loo JA, Osipiuk J, Ton-That H, Clubb RT. Protein Labeling via a Specific Lysine-Isopeptide Bond Using the Pilin Polymerizing Sortase from Corynebacterium diphtheriae.. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2018.
  32. Chang C, Amer BR, Osipiuk J, McConnell SA, Huang IH, Hsieh V, Fu J, Nguyen HH, Muroski J, Flores E, Ogorzalek Loo RR, Loo JA, Putkey JA, Joachimiak A, Das A, Clubb RT, Ton-That H. In vitro reconstitution of sortase-catalyzed pilus polymerization reveals structural elements involved in pilin cross-linking.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2018.
  33. Wu C, Al Mamun AAM, Luong TT, Hu B, Gu J, Lee JH, D'Amore M, Das A, Ton-That H. Forward Genetic Dissection of Biofilm Development by Fusobacterium nucleatum: Novel Functions of Cell Division Proteins FtsX and EnvC.. mBio, 2018.
  34. Luong TT, Tirgar R, Reardon-Robinson ME, Joachimiak A, Osipiuk J, Ton-That H. Structural Basis of a Thiol-Disulfide Oxidoreductase in the Hedgehog-Forming Actinobacterium Corynebacterium matruchotii.. Journal of bacteriology, 2018.
  35. Wittchen M, Busche T, Gaspar AH, Lee JH, Ton-That H, Kalinowski J, Tauch A. Transcriptome sequencing of the human pathogen Corynebacterium diphtheriae NCTC 13129 provides detailed insights into its transcriptional landscape and into DtxR-mediated transcriptional regulation.. BMC genomics, 2018.
  36. Sanchez BC, Chang C, Wu C, Tran B, Ton-That H. Electron Transport Chain Is Biochemically Linked to Pilus Assembly Required for Polymicrobial Interactions and Biofilm Formation in the Gram-Positive Actinobacterium Actinomyces oris.. mBio, 2017.
  37. Luong TT, Reardon-Robinson ME, Siegel SD, Ton-That H. Reoxidation of the Thiol-Disulfide Oxidoreductase MdbA by a Bacterial Vitamin K Epoxide Reductase in the Biofilm-Forming Actinobacterium Actinomyces oris.. Journal of bacteriology, 2017.
  38. Juárez-Vázquez AL, Edirisinghe JN, Verduzco-Castro EA, Michalska K, Wu C, Noda-García L, Babnigg G, Endres M, Medina-Ruíz S, Santoyo-Flores J, Carrillo-Tripp M, Ton-That H, Joachimiak A, Henry CS, Barona-Gómez F. Evolution of substrate specificity in a retained enzyme driven by gene loss.. eLife, 2017.
  39. Siegel SD, Reardon ME, Ton-That H. Anchoring of LPXTG-Like Proteins to the Gram-Positive Cell Wall Envelope.. Current topics in microbiology and immunology, 2017.
  40. Siegel SD, Liu J, Ton-That H. Biogenesis of the Gram-positive bacterial cell envelope.. Current opinion in microbiology, 2016.
  41. Siegel SD, Wu C, Ton-That H. A Type I Signal Peptidase Is Required for Pilus Assembly in the Gram-Positive, Biofilm-Forming Bacterium Actinomyces oris.. Journal of bacteriology, 2016.
  42. Montealegre MC, Singh KV, Somarajan SR, Yadav P, Chang C, Spencer R, Sillanpää J, Ton-That H, Murray BE. Role of the Emp Pilus Subunits of Enterococcus faecium in Biofilm Formation, Adherence to Host Extracellular Matrix Components, and Experimental Infection.. Infection and immunity, 2016.
  43. Echelman DJ, Alegre-Cebollada J, Badilla CL, Chang C, Ton-That H, Fernández JM. CnaA domains in bacterial pili are efficient dissipaters of large mechanical shocks.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2016.
  44. Wu C, Reardon-Robinson ME, Ton-That H. Genetics and Cell Morphology Analyses of the Actinomyces oris srtA Mutant.. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 2016.
  45. Reardon-Robinson ME, Ton-That H. Disulfide-Bond-Forming Pathways in Gram-Positive Bacteria.. Journal of bacteriology, 2015.
  46. Reardon-Robinson ME, Osipiuk J, Jooya N, Chang C, Joachimiak A, Das A, Ton-That H. A thiol-disulfide oxidoreductase of the Gram-positive pathogen Corynebacterium diphtheriae is essential for viability, pilus assembly, toxin production and virulence.. Molecular microbiology, 2015.
  47. Reardon-Robinson ME, Osipiuk J, Chang C, Wu C, Jooya N, Joachimiak A, Das A, Ton-That H. A Disulfide Bond-forming Machine Is Linked to the Sortase-mediated Pilus Assembly Pathway in the Gram-positive Bacterium Actinomyces oris.. The Journal of biological chemistry, 2015.
  48. Galloway-Peña JR, Liang X, Singh KV, Yadav P, Chang C, La Rosa SL, Shelburne S, Ton-That H, Höök M, Murray BE. The identification and functional characterization of WxL proteins from Enterococcus faecium reveal surface proteins involved in extracellular matrix interactions.. Journal of bacteriology, 2014.
  49. Wu C, Huang IH, Chang C, Reardon-Robinson ME, Das A, Ton-That H. Lethality of sortase depletion in Actinomyces oris caused by excessive membrane accumulation of a surface glycoprotein.. Molecular microbiology, 2014.
  50. Kang HJ, Paterson NG, Kim CU, Middleditch M, Chang C, Ton-That H, Baker EN. A slow-forming isopeptide bond in the structure of the major pilin SpaD from Corynebacterium diphtheriae has implications for pilus assembly.. Acta crystallographica. Section D, Biological crystallography, 2014.
  51. Reardon-Robinson ME, Wu C, Mishra A, Chang C, Bier N, Das A, Ton-That H. Pilus hijacking by a bacterial coaggregation factor critical for oral biofilm development.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2014.
  52. Sillanpää J, Chang C, Singh KV, Montealegre MC, Nallapareddy SR, Harvey BR, Ton-That H, Murray BE. Contribution of individual Ebp Pilus subunits of Enterococcus faecalis OG1RF to pilus biogenesis, biofilm formation and urinary tract infection.. PloS one, 2013.
  53. Broadway MM, Rogers EA, Chang C, Huang IH, Dwivedi P, Yildirim S, Schmitt MP, Das A, Ton-That H. Pilus gene pool variation and the virulence of Corynebacterium diphtheriae clinical isolates during infection of a nematode.. Journal of bacteriology, 2013.
  54. Krishnan V, Dwivedi P, Kim BJ, Samal A, Macon K, Ma X, Mishra A, Doran KS, Ton-That H, Narayana SV. Structure of Streptococcus agalactiae tip pilin GBS104: a model for GBS pili assembly and host interactions.. Acta crystallographica. Section D, Biological crystallography, 2013.
  55. Chang C, Huang IH, Hendrickx AP, Ton-That H. Visualization of Gram-positive bacterial pili.. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 2013.
  56. Trost E, Blom J, Soares Sde C, Huang IH, Al-Dilaimi A, Schröder J, Jaenicke S, Dorella FA, Rocha FS, Miyoshi A, Azevedo V, Schneider MP, Silva A, Camello TC, Sabbadini PS, Santos CS, Santos LS, Hirata R, Mattos-Guaraldi AL, Efstratiou A, Schmitt MP, Ton-That H, Tauch A. Pangenomic study of Corynebacterium diphtheriae that provides insights into the genomic diversity of pathogenic isolates from cases of classical diphtheria, endocarditis, and pneumonia.. Journal of bacteriology, 2012.
  57. Wu C, Mishra A, Reardon ME, Huang IH, Counts SC, Das A, Ton-That H. Structural determinants of Actinomyces sortase SrtC2 required for membrane localization and assembly of type 2 fimbriae for interbacterial coaggregation and oral biofilm formation.. Journal of bacteriology, 2012.
  58. Khare B, Fu ZQ, Huang IH, Ton-That H, Narayana SV. The crystal structure analysis of group B Streptococcus sortase C1: a model for the "lid" movement upon substrate binding.. Journal of molecular biology, 2011.
  59. Khare B, Krishnan V, Rajashankar KR, I-Hsiu H, Xin M, Ton-That H, Narayana SV. Structural differences between the Streptococcus agalactiae housekeeping and pilus-specific sortases: SrtA and SrtC1.. PloS one, 2011.
  60. Mishra A, Devarajan B, Reardon ME, Dwivedi P, Krishnan V, Cisar JO, Das A, Narayana SV, Ton-That H. Two autonomous structural modules in the fimbrial shaft adhesin FimA mediate Actinomyces interactions with streptococci and host cells during oral biofilm development.. Molecular microbiology, 2011.
  61. Wu C, Mishra A, Yang J, Cisar JO, Das A, Ton-That H. Dual function of a tip fimbrillin of Actinomyces in fimbrial assembly and receptor binding.. Journal of bacteriology, 2011.
  62. Vengadesan K, Ma X, Dwivedi P, Ton-That H, Narayana SV. A model for group B Streptococcus pilus type 1: the structure of a 35-kDa C-terminal fragment of the major pilin GBS80.. Journal of molecular biology, 2011.
  63. Chang C, Mandlik A, Das A, Ton-That H. Cell surface display of minor pilin adhesins in the form of a simple heterodimeric assembly in Corynebacterium diphtheriae.. Molecular microbiology, 2011.
  64. Rogers EA, Das A, Ton-That H. Adhesion by pathogenic corynebacteria.. Advances in experimental medicine and biology, 2011.
  65. Vengadesan K, Ma X, Dwivedi P, Ton-That H, Narayana SV. Purification, crystallization and halide phasing of a Streptococcus agalactiae backbone pilin GBS80 fragment.. Acta crystallographica. Section F, Structural biology and crystallization communications, 2010.
  66. Khare B, Samal A, Vengadesan K, Rajashankar KR, Ma X, Huang IH, Ton-That H, Narayana SV. Preliminary crystallographic study of the Streptococcus agalactiae sortases, sortase A and sortase C1.. Acta crystallographica. Section F, Structural biology and crystallization communications, 2010.
  67. Wu C, Ton-That H. Allelic exchange in Actinomyces oris with mCherry fluorescence counterselection.. Applied and environmental microbiology, 2010.
  68. Sillanpää J, Nallapareddy SR, Singh KV, Prakash VP, Fothergill T, Ton-That H, Murray BE. Characterization of the ebp(fm) pilus-encoding operon of Enterococcus faecium and its role in biofilm formation and virulence in a murine model of urinary tract infection.. Virulence, 2010.
  69. Mishra A, Wu C, Yang J, Cisar JO, Das A, Ton-That H. The Actinomyces oris type 2 fimbrial shaft FimA mediates co-aggregation with oral streptococci, adherence to red blood cells and biofilm development.. Molecular microbiology, 2010.
  70. Kang HJ, Paterson NG, Gaspar AH, Ton-That H, Baker EN. The Corynebacterium diphtheriae shaft pilin SpaA is built of tandem Ig-like modules with stabilizing isopeptide and disulfide bonds.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2009.
  71. Guttilla IK, Gaspar AH, Swierczynski A, Swaminathan A, Dwivedi P, Das A, Ton-That H. Acyl enzyme intermediates in sortase-catalyzed pilus morphogenesis in gram-positive bacteria.. Journal of bacteriology, 2009.
  72. Mandlik A, Das A, Ton-That H. The molecular switch that activates the cell wall anchoring step of pilus assembly in gram-positive bacteria.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2008.
  73. Mandlik A, Swierczynski A, Das A, Ton-That H. Pili in Gram-positive bacteria: assembly, involvement in colonization and biofilm development.. Trends in microbiology, 2008.
  74. Swaminathan A, Mandlik A, Swierczynski A, Gaspar A, Das A, Ton-That H. Housekeeping sortase facilitates the cell wall anchoring of pilus polymers in Corynebacterium diphtheriae.. Molecular microbiology, 2007.
  75. Krishnan V, Gaspar AH, Ye N, Mandlik A, Ton-That H, Narayana SV. An IgG-like domain in the minor pilin GBS52 of Streptococcus agalactiae mediates lung epithelial cell adhesion.. Structure (London, England : 1993), 2007.
  76. Mandlik A, Swierczynski A, Das A, Ton-That H. Corynebacterium diphtheriae employs specific minor pilins to target human pharyngeal epithelial cells.. Molecular microbiology, 2007.
  77. Mishra A, Das A, Cisar JO, Ton-That H. Sortase-catalyzed assembly of distinct heteromeric fimbriae in Actinomyces naeslundii.. Journal of bacteriology, 2007.
  78. Swierczynski A, Ton-That H. Type III pilus of corynebacteria: Pilus length is determined by the level of its major pilin subunit.. Journal of bacteriology, 2006.
  79. Gaspar AH, Ton-That H. Assembly of distinct pilus structures on the surface of Corynebacterium diphtheriae.. Journal of bacteriology, 2006.
  80. Gaspar AH, Marraffini LA, Glass EM, Debord KL, Ton-That H, Schneewind O. Bacillus anthracis sortase A (SrtA) anchors LPXTG motif-containing surface proteins to the cell wall envelope.. Journal of bacteriology, 2005.
  81. Ton-That H, Marraffini LA, Schneewind O. Protein sorting to the cell wall envelope of Gram-positive bacteria.. Biochimica et biophysica acta, 2004.
  82. Goss JW, Sorg JA, Ramamurthi KS, Ton-That H, Schneewind O. The secretion signal of YopN, a regulatory protein of the Yersinia enterocolitica type III secretion pathway.. Journal of bacteriology, 2004.
  83. Marraffini LA, Ton-That H, Zong Y, Narayana SV, Schneewind O. Anchoring of surface proteins to the cell wall of Staphylococcus aureus. A conserved arginine residue is required for efficient catalysis of sortase A.. The Journal of biological chemistry, 2004.
  84. Ton-That H, Marraffini LA, Schneewind O. Sortases and pilin elements involved in pilus assembly of Corynebacterium diphtheriae.. Molecular microbiology, 2004.
  85. Ton-That H, Schneewind O. Assembly of pili in Gram-positive bacteria.. Trends in microbiology, 2004.
  86. Zong Y, Bice TW, Ton-That H, Schneewind O, Narayana SV. Crystal structures of Staphylococcus aureus sortase A and its substrate complex.. The Journal of biological chemistry, 2004.
  87. Ton-That H, Schneewind O. Assembly of pili on the surface of Corynebacterium diphtheriae.. Molecular microbiology, 2003.
  88. Perry AM, Ton-That H, Mazmanian SK, Schneewind O. Anchoring of surface proteins to the cell wall of Staphylococcus aureus. III. Lipid II is an in vivo peptidoglycan substrate for sortase-catalyzed surface protein anchoring.. The Journal of biological chemistry, 2002.
  89. Mazmanian SK, Ton-That H, Su K, Schneewind O. An iron-regulated sortase anchors a class of surface protein during Staphylococcus aureus pathogenesis.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2002.
  90. Ton-That H, Mazmanian SK, Alksne L, Schneewind O. Anchoring of surface proteins to the cell wall of Staphylococcus aureus. Cysteine 184 and histidine 120 of sortase form a thiolate-imidazolium ion pair for catalysis.. The Journal of biological chemistry, 2001.
  91. Mazmanian SK, Ton-That H, Schneewind O. Sortase-catalysed anchoring of surface proteins to the cell wall of Staphylococcus aureus.. Molecular microbiology, 2001.
  92. Ilangovan U, Ton-That H, Iwahara J, Schneewind O, Clubb RT. Structure of sortase, the transpeptidase that anchors proteins to the cell wall of Staphylococcus aureus.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2001.
  93. Ilangovan U, Iwahara J, Ton-That H, Schneewind O, Clubb RT. Assignment of the 1H, 13C and 15N signals of Sortase.. Journal of biomolecular NMR, 2001.
  94. Ton-That H, Mazmanian SK, Faull KF, Schneewind O. Anchoring of surface proteins to the cell wall of Staphylococcus aureus. Sortase catalyzed in vitro transpeptidation reaction using LPXTG peptide and NH(2)-Gly(3) substrates.. The Journal of biological chemistry, 2000.
  95. Ton-That H, Liu G, Mazmanian SK, Faull KF, Schneewind O. Purification and characterization of sortase, the transpeptidase that cleaves surface proteins of Staphylococcus aureus at the LPXTG motif.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 1999.
  96. Ton-That H, Schneewind O. Anchor structure of staphylococcal surface proteins. IV. Inhibitors of the cell wall sorting reaction.. The Journal of biological chemistry, 1999.
  97. Mazmanian SK, Liu G, Ton-That H, Schneewind O. Staphylococcus aureus sortase, an enzyme that anchors surface proteins to the cell wall.. Science (New York, N.Y.), 1999.
  98. Navarre WW, Ton-That H, Faull KF, Schneewind O. Multiple enzymatic activities of the murein hydrolase from staphylococcal phage phi11. Identification of a D-alanyl-glycine endopeptidase activity.. The Journal of biological chemistry, 1999.
  99. Navarre WW, Ton-That H, Faull KF, Schneewind O. Anchor structure of staphylococcal surface proteins. II. Cooh-terminal structure of muramidase and amidase-solubilized surface protein.. The Journal of biological chemistry, 1998.
  100. Ton-That H, Labischinski H, Berger-Bächi B, Schneewind O. Anchor structure of staphylococcal surface proteins. III. Role of the FemA, FemB, and FemX factors in anchoring surface proteins to the bacterial cell wall.. The Journal of biological chemistry, 1998.
  101. Ton-That H, Faull KF, Schneewind O. Anchor structure of staphylococcal surface proteins. A branched peptide that links the carboxyl terminus of proteins to the cell wall.. The Journal of biological chemistry, 1997.