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Melisha Rose Kenedy

TitleProf,Asst of Research
InstitutionUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
DepartmentMicrobiology & Immunology
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    1. Iqbal H, Akins DR, Kenedy MR. Co-immunoprecipitation for Identifying Protein-Protein Interactions in Borrelia burgdorferi. Methods Mol Biol. 2018; 1690:47-55. PMID: 29032535.
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    2. Shrestha B, Kenedy MR, Akins DR. Outer Membrane Proteins BB0405 and BB0406 Are Immunogenic, but Only BB0405 Is Required for Borrelia burgdorferi Infection. Infect Immun. 2017 02; 85(2). PMID: 27920211.
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    3. Iqbal H, Kenedy MR, Lybecker M, Akins DR. The TamB ortholog of Borrelia burgdorferi interacts with the ß-barrel assembly machine (BAM) complex protein BamA. Mol Microbiol. 2016 12; 102(5):757-774. PMID: 27588694.
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    4. Kenedy MR, Scott EJ, Shrestha B, Anand A, Iqbal H, Radolf JD, Dyer DW, Akins DR. Consensus computational network analysis for identifying candidate outer membrane proteins from Borrelia spirochetes. BMC Microbiol. 2016 07 11; 16(1):141. PMID: 27400788; PMCID: PMC4939628.
    5. Caimano MJ, Dunham-Ems S, Allard AM, Cassera MB, Kenedy M, Radolf JD. Cyclic di-GMP modulates gene expression in Lyme disease spirochetes at the tick-mammal interface to promote spirochete survival during the blood meal and tick-to-mammal transmission. Infect Immun. 2015 Aug; 83(8):3043-60. PMID: 25987708; PMCID: PMC4496621.
    6. Dunn JP, Kenedy MR, Iqbal H, Akins DR. Characterization of the ß-barrel assembly machine accessory lipoproteins from Borrelia burgdorferi. BMC Microbiol. 2015 Mar 24; 15:70. PMID: 25887384; PMCID: PMC4377024.
    7. Kenedy MR, Luthra A, Anand A, Dunn JP, Radolf JD, Akins DR. Structural modeling and physicochemical characterization provide evidence that P66 forms a ß-barrel in the Borrelia burgdorferi outer membrane. J Bacteriol. 2014 Feb; 196(4):859-72. PMID: 24317399; PMCID: PMC3911182.
    8. Kenedy MR, Lenhart TR, Akins DR. The role of Borrelia burgdorferi outer surface proteins. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2012 Oct; 66(1):1-19. PMID: 22540535; PMCID: PMC3424381.
    9. Lenhart TR, Kenedy MR, Yang X, Pal U, Akins DR. BB0324 and BB0028 are constituents of the Borrelia burgdorferi ß-barrel assembly machine (BAM) complex. BMC Microbiol. 2012 Apr 20; 12:60. PMID: 22519960; PMCID: PMC3356241.
    10. Caimano MJ, Kenedy MR, Kairu T, Desrosiers DC, Harman M, Dunham-Ems S, Akins DR, Pal U, Radolf JD. The hybrid histidine kinase Hk1 is part of a two-component system that is essential for survival of Borrelia burgdorferi in feeding Ixodes scapularis ticks. Infect Immun. 2011 Aug; 79(8):3117-30. PMID: 21606185; PMCID: PMC3147546.
    11. Kenedy MR, Akins DR. The OspE-related proteins inhibit complement deposition and enhance serum resistance of Borrelia burgdorferi, the lyme disease spirochete. Infect Immun. 2011 Apr; 79(4):1451-7. PMID: 21282413; PMCID: PMC3067540.
    12. Kenedy MR, Vuppala SR, Siegel C, Kraiczy P, Akins DR. CspA-mediated binding of human factor H inhibits complement deposition and confers serum resistance in Borrelia burgdorferi. Infect Immun. 2009 Jul; 77(7):2773-82. PMID: 19451251; PMCID: PMC2708555.
    13. Coleman AS, Yang X, Kumar M, Zhang X, Promnares K, Shroder D, Kenedy MR, Anderson JF, Akins DR, Pal U. Borrelia burgdorferi complement regulator-acquiring surface protein 2 does not contribute to complement resistance or host infectivity. PLoS One. 2008 Aug 20; 3(8):3010e. PMID: 18714378; PMCID: PMC2526170.
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