User:John Wertz

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John Wertz (an artistic interpretation)
  • John Wertz
  • Director: E. coli Genetic Stock Center
  • 830 Kline Biology Tower
  • Yale University
  • Dept. of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
  • 266 Whitney Ave., PO box 208103
  • New Haven, CT 06520-8103
  • Email me through OpenWetWare


  • Year, PhD, Institute
  • Year, MS, Institute
  • Year, BS, Institute

Research interests

  1. Interest 1
  2. Interest 2
  3. Interest 3


  1. Wertz JE, McGregor KF, and Bessen DE. Detecting key structural features within highly recombined genes. PLoS Comput Biol. 2007 Jan 26;3(1):e14. DOI:10.1371/journal.pcbi.0030014 | PubMed ID:17257051 | HubMed [Paper1]
  2. Bessen DE, Manoharan A, Luo F, Wertz JE, and Robinson DA. Evolution of transcription regulatory genes is linked to niche specialization in the bacterial pathogen Streptococcus pyogenes. J Bacteriol. 2005 Jun;187(12):4163-72. DOI:10.1128/JB.187.12.4163-4172.2005 | PubMed ID:15937178 | HubMed [Paper2]
  3. Chavan M, Rafi H, Wertz J, Goldstone C, and Riley MA. Phage associated bacteriocins reveal a novel mechanism for bacteriocin diversification in Klebsiella. J Mol Evol. 2005 Apr;60(4):546-56. DOI:10.1007/s00239-004-0263-9 | PubMed ID:15883889 | HubMed [Paper3]
  4. Wertz JE and 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. PubMed ID:14996789 | HubMed [Paper4]
  5. Wertz JE, Goldstone C, Gordon DM, and Riley MA. A molecular phylogeny of enteric bacteria and implications for a bacterial species concept. J Evol Biol. 2003 Nov;16(6):1236-48. PubMed ID:14640415 | HubMed [Paper5]
  6. Riley MA, Goldstone CM, Wertz JE, and Gordon D. A phylogenetic approach to assessing the targets of microbial warfare. J Evol Biol. 2003 Jul;16(4):690-7. PubMed ID:14632232 | HubMed [Paper6]
  7. Riley MA and Wertz JE. Bacteriocin diversity: ecological and evolutionary perspectives. Biochimie. 2002 May-Jun;84(5-6):357-64. PubMed ID:12423779 | HubMed [Paper7]
  8. Riley MA and Wertz JE. Bacteriocins: evolution, ecology, and application. Annu Rev Microbiol. 2002;56:117-37. DOI:10.1146/annurev.micro.56.012302.161024 | PubMed ID:12142491 | HubMed [Paper8]
  9. Riley MA, Pinou T, Wertz JE, Tan Y, and Valletta CM. Molecular characterization of the klebicin B plasmid of Klebsiella pneumoniae. Plasmid. 2001 May;45(3):209-21. DOI:10.1006/plas.2001.1519 | PubMed ID:11407916 | HubMed [Paper9]

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