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Dr. Rupinder Kaur
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Fungal pathogenesis
Publications of Dr. Rupinder Kaur

  1. Rasheed, M., Battu A. and Kaur, R. (2018) Aspartyl proteases in Candida glabrataare required for suppression of the host innate immune response. Journal of Biological Chemistry (In press).

  2. Sharma, V., Purushotham, R. and Kaur, R. (2016) The phosphoinositide 3-kinase regulates retrograde trafficking of the iron permease CgFtr1 and iron homeostasis in Candida glabrata. Journal of Biological Chemistry 291:24715-34.

  3. Gujjula, R., Veeraiah, S., Kumar, K., Thakur, S.S., Mishra, K.,* and Kaur, R.* Identification of components of the SUMOylation machinery in Candida glabrata: role of the deSUMOylation peptidase CgUlp2 in virulence. Journal of Biological Chemistry 291:19573-89. ¶Equal contribution; *Corresponding authors.

  4. Khandelwal, N.K., Kaemmer, P., Förster, T.M., Singh, A., Coste, A.T., Andes, D.R., Hube, B., Sanglard, D., Chauhan, N., Kaur, R., d'Enfert, C., Mondal, A.K. and Prasad R. (2016) Pleiotropic effects of the vacuolar ABC transporter MLT1 of Candida albicans on cell function and virulence. Biochemical Journal 473:1537-52.

  5. Srivastava, V.K., Suneetha, K.J. and Kaur, R., (2015) The mitogen-activated protein kinase CgHog1 is required for iron homeostasis, adherence and virulence in Candida glabrata. FEBS Journal 282: 2142-2166
    Equal contribution

  6. Rai, M.N., Sharma, V., Balusu, S. and Kaur, R. (2015) An essential role for phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase in the inhibition of phagosomal maturation, intracellular survival and virulence in Candida glabrata. Cellular Microbiology 17: 269-287.
    Equal contribution.

  7. Borah, S., Shivarathri, R., Srivastava, V.K., Ferrari, S., Sanglard, D. and Kaur, R. (2014) Pivotal role for a tail subunit of the RNA polymerase II mediator complex, CgMed2, in azole tolerance and adherence in Candida glabrata. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 58: 5976-5986.

  8. Srivastava, V.K., Suneetha, K.J. and Kaur, R. (2014) A systematic analysis reveals an essential role for high-affinity iron uptake system, hemolysin and CFEM domain-containing protein in iron homeostasis and virulence in Candida glabrata. Biochemical Journal 463:103-114.

  9. Shah, A.H., Singh, A., Dhamgaye, S., Chauhan, N., Vandeputte, P., Suneetha, K.J., Kaur, R., Mukherjee, P.K., Chandra, J., Ghannoum, M.A., Sanglard, D., Goswami, S.K. and Prasad, R. (2014) Novel role of a family of major facilitator transporters in biofilm development and virulence of Candida albicans. Biochemical Journal 460: 223-235

  10. Bairwa, G., Rasheed, M., Taigwal, R., Sahoo, R. and Kaur, R. (2014) GPI (glycosylphosphatidylinositol)-linked aspartyl proteases regulate vacuole homeostasis in Candida glabrata. Biochemical Journal 458: 323-334.

  11. Rai, M.N., Borah, S., Bairwa, G., Balusu, S., Goritala, N. and Kaur, R. (2013) Establishment of an in vitro system to study intracellular behavior of Candida glabrata in human THP-1 macrophages. Journal of Visualized Experiments 82: e50625. Equal contribution

  12. Rai, M.N., Balusu, S., Goritala, N., Lakshmi, D. and Kaur, R. (2012) Functional genomic analysis of Candida glabrata-macrophage interaction: Role of chromatin remodeling in virulence. PLoS Pathogens 8: e1002863.

  13. Borah, S., Shivarathri, R. and Kaur, R. (2011) The Rho1 GTPase-activating protein CgBem2 is required for survival of azole stress in Candida glabrata. Journal of Biological Chemistry 286: 34311-34324

  14. Bairwa, G. and Kaur, R. (2011) A novel role for a glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored aspartyl protease, CgYps1, in the regulation of pH homeostasis in Candida glabrata. Molecular Microbiology 79: 900-913

  15. Yadav, A.K., Desai, P.R., Rai, M.N., Kaur, R., Ganesan, K. and Bachhawat, A.K. (2011) Glutathione biosynthesis in the yeast pathogens Candida glabrata and Candida albicans: Essential in C. glabrata, and essential for virulence in C. albicans. Microbiology 157: 484-495

  16. Kaur, R., Ma, B. and Cormack, B.P. (2007) A family of glycosylphosphatidylinositol-linked aspartyl proteases is required for virulence of Candida glabrata. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 104: 7628-33.

  17. Kaur, R., Castano, I. and Cormack, B.P. (2004) Functional genomic analysis of fluconazole susceptibility in the pathogenic yeast Candida glabrata: Roles of calcium signaling and mitochondria. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 48: 1600-1613.

  18. Sharma K.G., Kaur, R. and Bachhawat, A.K. (2003) The glutathione-mediated detoxification pathway in yeast: an analysis using the red pigment that accumulated in certain adenine biosynthetic mutants of yeast reveals the involvement of novel genes. Archives of Microbiology 180: 108-117

  19. Castano, I., Kaur, R., Pan, S., Cregg, R., De Las Penas, A., Guo, N., Biery, M.C, Craig, N.L. and Cormack B.P. (2003) Tn7-based genome-wide random insertional mutagenesis of Candida glabrata. Genome Research 13: 905-915.

  20. Kaur, R.*, Kostrub, C.F. and Enoch, T. (2001) Structure-function analysis of fission yeast Hus1-Rad1-Rad9 checkpoint complex. Molecular Biology of Cell 12: 3744-3758. * Corresponding author

  21. Kaur, R. and Bachhawat, A.K. (1998) The yeast multidrug resistance pump, Pdr5p, confers reduced drug resistance in the erg mutants of Saccaharomyces cerevisiae. Microbiology 145: 809-818

  22. Ingavale, S.S., Kaur, R., Aggarwal, P. and Bachhawat, A.K. (1998) A minisatellite sequence within the propeptide region of the vacuolar carboxypeptidase Y gene of Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Journal of Bacteriology 180: 3727-3729.
    Equal contribution.

  23. Kaur, R., Ingavale, S.S. and Bachhawat, A.K. (1997) PCR-mediated direct gene disruption in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Nucleic Acids Research 25: 1080-1081.

  24. Kaur, R., Kumar, R. and Bachhawat, A.K. (1995) Selective recovery of DNA fragments from silica particles: effect of A-T content and elution conditions. Nucleic Acids Research 23: 4932-4933.
  1. Kaur, R., Domergue, R., Zupancic, M. and Cormack, B.P. (2005) A yeast by any other name: Candida glabrata and its interaction with the host. Current Opinion in Microbiology 8: 378-384.
Book Chapters
  1. Bairwa, G., Sriram, B., and Kaur, R. (2013) Aspartyl proteases in human pathogenic fungi: roles in physiology and virulence. In: The Fungal Cell Wall, Edited by Héctor M. Mora-Montes, Nova Science Publishers. Pages: 159-198.
Other Publications
  1. Kaur, R. (2013) Review of: Annual Review of Microbiology, 2012. Edited by Susan Gottesman, Caroline S. Harwood and Olaf Schneewind. Current Science 105: 390-391.

  2. Kaur, R. (2009) Review of: Lilavati’s Daughters: The Women Scientists of India, Edited by Rohini Godbole and Ram Ramaswamy, Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, 2008, 369 pages. Current Science 96: 1137-38.
Contact Information
Email: rkaur<at>cdfd.org.in
Phone: +91-40-27216137
Fax: +91-40-27216006
Last updated on: Thursday, 7th June, 2018.

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