Manigrasso, G, Saharat, K, Kullapanich, C, Buolanger, J, Morgan, T, Kramer, H, Salje, J* and Carter, A*. The intracellular bacterium Orientia tsutsugamushi hijacks the adaptor protein BICD2 for dynein-based motility. BioRXivs (2024)

Giengkam S, Kullapanich C, Wongsantichon J, Adcox HE, Gillespie JJ, Salje J. Orientia tsutsugamushi: analysis of the mobilome of a highly fragmented and repetitive genome reveals ongoing lateral gene transfer in an obligate intracellular bacterium. mSphere (2023)

Gillespie J and Salje J. Orientia and Rickettsia: two flowers from the same garden. Current Opinion in Microbiology (2023)

Atwal S, Giengkam S, Wongsantichon J, Saharat K, Jaiyen Y, Chuenklin S, Chung T, Huh H, Lee S, Sobota R, Salje J, The obligate intracellular bacterium Orientia tsutsugamushi differentiates into a developmentally distinct extracellular state. Nature Communications (2022)

Atwal S, Chuenklin S, Bonder E, Flores E, Gillespie J, Driscoll T, Salje, J, Discovery of a diverse set of bacteria that build their cell walls without the canonical peptidoglycan polymerase aPBP. mBio (2021)

Salje J, Weitzel T, Newton P, Varghese G, Day N, Rickettsial infections: a blind spot in our view of neglected tropical diseases. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. (2021)

Salje J, Cells within cells: Rickettsiales and the obligate intracellular bacterial lifestyle. Nature Reviews Microbiology (2021)

Mika-Gospordorz M, Giengkam S, Westermann A, Wongsantichon J, Kion-Crosby W, Chuenklin S, Wang L, Sunyakumthorn P, Sobota R, Subbian S, Vögel J, Barquist L, Salje J, Dual RNA-seq provides insight into the biology of the neglected bacterial pathogen Orientia tsutsugamushi. Nature Communications (2020)

Atwal S, Giengkam S, Jaiyen Y, Feaga H, Dworkin J, Salje J, Clickable methionine as a universal probe for labelling intracellular bacteria. J. Microbiol. Methods 169 (2020)

Wongsantichon J, Jaiyen Y, Dittrich S, Salje J, Microbe of the month: Orientia tsutsugamushi. Trends in Microbiology (2020)

Blacksell SD, Robinson MT, Newton PN, Ruanchaimun S, Salje J, Wangrangsimakul T, Wegner MD, Abdad MY, Bennett AM, Richards AL, Stenos J, Day NPJ. Biosafety and biosecurity requirements for Orientia spp. diagnosis and research: recommendations for risk-based biocontainment, work practices and the case for reclassification to risk group 2. BMC Infect Dis. (2019)

Kim B, Wang YC, Hespen CW, Espinosa J, Salje J, Rangan KJ, Oren DA, Kang JY, Pedicord VA & Hang HC. Enterococcus faecium secreted antigen A generates muropeptides to enhance host immunity and limit bacterial pathogenesis. Elife 8, (2019)

Krokowski S, Atwal S, Lobato-Marquez D, Chastanet A, Carbadillo-Lopez R, Salje J, Mostowy S. Shigella MreB promotes polar IcsA positioning for actin tail formation. J Cell Sci. May 2;132(9) (2019)

Batty EM, Chaemchuen S, Blacksell S, Richards AL, Paris D, Bowden R, Chan C, Lachumanan R, Day N, Donnelly P, Chen S, Salje J. Long-read whole genome sequencing and comparative analysis of six strains of the human pathogen Orientia tsutsugamushi. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. Jun 6;12(6) (2018)

Otten C, Brilli M, Vollmer W, Viollier P, Salje J. Peptidoglycan in obligate intracellular bacteria.  Mol. Microbiol. 107(2):142-163 (2018)

Salje, J. Orientia tsutsugamushi: a neglected but fascinating obligate intracellular bacterial pathogen. PLoS Pathogens 13(12):e1006657 (2017)

Atwal S, Giengkam S, Chaemchuen S, Dorling J, Kosaisawe N, VanNieuwenhze M, Sampattavanich S, Schumann P, Salje J.  Evidence for a peptidoglycan-like structure in Orientia tsutsugamushi. Mol. Microbiol.  105(3):440-452 (2017)

Atwal S, Giengkam S, Vannieuwenhze M, Salje J. Live imaging of the genetically intractable obligate intracellular bacteria Orientia tsutsugamushi using a panel of fluorescent dyes. J. Microbiol. Methods 130, 169-176 (2016)

Giengkam S, Blakes A, Utsahajit, P, Chaemchuen S. Atwal S, Blacksell SD, Paris DH, Day NP, Salje J. Improved Quantification, Propagation, Purification and Storage of the Obligate Intracellular Human Pathogen Orientia tsutsugamushi. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. Aug 28;9(8) (2015)

Salje J, van den Ent F, de Boer P, Löwe J. Direct membrane binding by the bacterial actin MreB, Mol. Cell 43(3):478-87 (2011)

Salje J, Panaghat G, Löwe J. The ParMRC system: molecular mechanisms of plasmid segregation by actin-like filaments. Nat Rev Microbiol. 8(10):683-92 (2010)

Salje J. Plasmid segregation: how to survive as an extra piece of DNA. Crit Rev Biochem Mol Biol. 45(4):296-317 (2010)

Salje J, Zuber B, Löwe J. Electron cryomicroscopy of E. coli reveals filament bundles involved in plasmid DNA segregation.  Science 323:509-512 (2009)

Salje J, Löwe J. Bacterial actin: architecture of the ParMRC plasmid DNA partitioning complex. EMBO J. 27:2230-2238 (2008)