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Shah M. Faruque

Molecular Genetics Laboratory

International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research




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  • Molecular Genetics Laboratory, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh. 1998 - 2007


  1. Genomic analysis of the Mozambique strain of Vibrio cholerae O1 reveals the origin of El Tor strains carrying classical CTX prophage. Faruque, S.M., Tam, V.C., Chowdhury, N., Diraphat, P., Dziejman, M., Heidelberg, J.F., Clemens, J.D., Mekalanos, J.J., Nair, G.B. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (2007) [Pubmed]
  2. An improved technique for isolation of environmental Vibrio cholerae with epidemic potential: monitoring the emergence of a multiple-antibiotic-resistant epidemic strain in Bangladesh. Faruque, S.M., Islam, M.J., Ahmad, Q.S., Biswas, K., Faruque, A.S., Nair, G.B., Sack, R.B., Sack, D.A., Mekalanos, J.J. J. Infect. Dis. (2006) [Pubmed]
  3. Transmissibility of cholera: in vivo-formed biofilms and their relationship to infectivity and persistence in the environment. Faruque, S.M., Biswas, K., Udden, S.M., Ahmad, Q.S., Sack, D.A., Nair, G.B., Mekalanos, J.J. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (2006) [Pubmed]
  4. Self-limiting nature of seasonal cholera epidemics: Role of host-mediated amplification of phage. Faruque, S.M., Islam, M.J., Ahmad, Q.S., Faruque, A.S., Sack, D.A., Nair, G.B., Mekalanos, J.J. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (2005) [Pubmed]
  5. Genomic sequence and receptor for the Vibrio cholerae phage KSF-1phi: evolutionary divergence among filamentous vibriophages mediating lateral gene transfer. Faruque, S.M., Bin Naser, I., Fujihara, K., Diraphat, P., Chowdhury, N., Kamruzzaman, M., Qadri, F., Yamasaki, S., Ghosh, A.N., Mekalanos, J.J. J. Bacteriol. (2005) [Pubmed]
  6. Genetic diversity and virulence potential of environmental Vibrio cholerae population in a cholera-endemic area. Faruque, S.M., Chowdhury, N., Kamruzzaman, M., Dziejman, M., Rahman, M.H., Sack, D.A., Nair, G.B., Mekalanos, J.J. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (2004) [Pubmed]
  7. Genetics of stress adaptation and virulence in toxigenic Vibrio cholerae. Faruque, S.M., Nair, G.B., Mekalanos, J.J. DNA Cell Biol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  8. CTXphi-independent production of the RS1 satellite phage by Vibrio cholerae. Faruque, S.M., Kamruzzaman, M., Asadulghani, , Sack, D.A., Mekalanos, J.J., Nair, G.B. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (2003) [Pubmed]
  9. Pathogenic potential of environmental Vibrio cholerae strains carrying genetic variants of the toxin-coregulated pilus pathogenicity island. Faruque, S.M., Kamruzzaman, M., Meraj, I.M., Chowdhury, N., Nair, G.B., Sack, R.B., Colwell, R.R., Sack, D.A. Infect. Immun. (2003) [Pubmed]
  10. Shigella dysenteriae type 1-specific bacteriophage from environmental waters in Bangladesh. Faruque, S.M., Chowdhury, N., Khan, R., Hasan, M.R., Nahar, J., Islam, M.J., Yamasaki, S., Ghosh, A.N., Nair, G.B., Sack, D.A. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  11. RS1 element of Vibrio cholerae can propagate horizontally as a filamentous phage exploiting the morphogenesis genes of CTXphi. Faruque, S.M., Asadulghani, , Kamruzzaman, M., Nandi, R.K., Ghosh, A.N., Nair, G.B., Mekalanos, J.J., Sack, D.A. Infect. Immun. (2002) [Pubmed]
  12. Isolation of Shigella dysenteriae type 1 and S. flexneri strains from surface waters in Bangladesh: comparative molecular analysis of environmental Shigella isolates versus clinical strains. Faruque, S.M., Khan, R., Kamruzzaman, M., Yamasaki, S., Ahmad, Q.S., Azim, T., Nair, G.B., Takeda, Y., Sack, D.A. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. (2002) [Pubmed]
  13. Diminished diarrheal response to Vibrio cholerae strains carrying the replicative form of the CTX(Phi) genome instead of CTX(Phi) lysogens in adult rabbits. Faruque, S.M., Rahman, M.M., Hasan, A.K., Nair, G.B., Mekalanos, J.J., Sack, D.A. Infect. Immun. (2001) [Pubmed]
  14. Sunlight-induced propagation of the lysogenic phage encoding cholera toxin. Faruque, S.M., Asadulghani, , Rahman, M.M., Waldor, M.K., Sack, D.A. Infect. Immun. (2000) [Pubmed]
  15. The O139 serogroup of Vibrio cholerae comprises diverse clones of epidemic and nonepidemic strains derived from multiple V. cholerae O1 or non-O1 progenitors. Faruque, S.M., Saha, M.N., Asadulghani, , Sack, D.A., Sack, R.B., Takeda, Y., Nair, G.B. J. Infect. Dis. (2000) [Pubmed]
  16. Molecular characterization of a new ribotype of Vibrio cholerae O139 Bengal associated with an outbreak of cholera in Bangladesh. Faruque, S.M., Siddique, A.K., Saha, M.N., Asadulghani, , Rahman, M.M., Zaman, K., Albert, M.J., Sack, D.A., Sack, R.B. J. Clin. Microbiol. (1999) [Pubmed]
  17. Lysogenic conversion of environmental Vibrio mimicus strains by CTXPhi. Faruque, S.M., Rahman, M.M., Asadulghani, , Nasirul Islam, K.M., Mekalanos, J.J. Infect. Immun. (1999) [Pubmed]
  18. Induction of the lysogenic phage encoding cholera toxin in naturally occurring strains of toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O1 and O139. Faruque, S.M., Asadulghani, , Alim, A.R., Albert, M.J., Islam, K.M., Mekalanos, J.J. Infect. Immun. (1998) [Pubmed]
  19. Analysis of clinical and environmental strains of nontoxigenic Vibrio cholerae for susceptibility to CTXPhi: molecular basis for origination of new strains with epidemic potential. Faruque, S.M., Asadulghani, , Saha, M.N., Alim, A.R., Albert, M.J., Islam, K.M., Mekalanos, J.J. Infect. Immun. (1998) [Pubmed]
  20. Epidemiology, genetics, and ecology of toxigenic Vibrio cholerae. Faruque, S.M., Albert, M.J., Mekalanos, J.J. Microbiol. Mol. Biol. Rev. (1998) [Pubmed]
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