Publications

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2018

  1. Shrivastava A**., Patel V., Tang Y., Yost S.C., Dewhirst F.E., and Berg H.C**. Cargo transport shapes the spatial organization of a microbial community. Proc Natl Acad Sci, 2018. August 115(34) 8633-8638. Featured by NIH-NIDCR News & Harvard MCB News. ** Corresponding Authors.
  2. Shrivastava A. and Berg H. C. A molecular rack and pinion actuates a cell-surface adhesin and enables gliding motility. Manuscript under review and available on BioRxiv.
  3. Johnston J.J.*, Shrivastava A.*, and McBride M.J. Untangling Flavobacterium johnsoniae gliding motility and protein secretion. Journal of Bacteriology. 2018 January 200, no.2 e00362-17. * Equal Contribution.

2016

  1. Shrivastava A.**, Roland T., Berg H. C.** The screw-like movement of a gliding bacterium is powered by spiral motion of a cell-surface adhesin. Biophysical Journal. 2016 September, 111(5): 1008-13. Featured on the Cover of Biophysical Journal. Featured by: Microbial Sciences Initiative (MSI) News. ** Corresponding Authors.
  2. Lele P. P., Roland T., Shrivastava A., Chen Y and Berg H. C. The flagellar motor of Caulobacter crescentus generates more torque when a cell swims backwards. Nature Physics. 2016 February; 12(2): 175-178.

2015

  1. Shrivastava A., and Berg H. C. Towards a model for Flavobacterium gliding. Current Opinions in Microbiology. 2015 October, 28: 93-97.
  2. Lele P. P., Shrivastava A., Roland T and Berg H.C. Response thresholds in bacterial chemotaxis. Science Advances. 2015 October; 1(9) e1500299.
  3. Shrivastava A., Lele P. P. and Berg H. C. A rotary motor drives Flavobacterium gliding. Current Biology, 2015 February; 25(3): 338-341. Featured by: Harvard Gazette.

2013

  1. Shrivastava A., Johnston J. J., van Baaren J. M. and McBride M. J. Flavobacterium johnsoniae GldK, GldL, GldM, and SprA are required for secretion of the cell-surface gliding motility adhesins SprB and RemA. Journal of Bacteriology, 2013 July; 195(14): 3201-3212

2012

  1. Shrivastava A., Rhodes R. G., Nakane D, Pochiraju S and McBride M. J. Flavobacterium johnsoniae RemA is a mobile cell surface lectin involved in gliding. Journal of Bacteriology, 2012 Jul; 194(14):3678-88.

2010

  1. Rhodes R.G., Samarasan M.N., Shrivastava A., van Barren J. M., Pochiraju S, Bolampalli S and McBride M. J. Flavobacterium johnsoniae gldN and gldO are partially redundant genes required for gliding motility and surface localization of SprB. Journal of Bacteriology, 2010 Mar; 192(5):1201-11