Publications

A full list of papers are available from Google Scholar.

Selected publications:

• Sawyer, EB., Phelan JE., Clark TG, and Cortes, T. (2020). Ribosome profiling reveals robust leaderless translation in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. BioRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.04.22.055855

• Evangelopoulos, Dimitrios; Prosser, Gareth A; Rodgers, Angela; Dagg, Belinda M; Khatri, Bhagwati; Ho, Mei Mei; Gutierrez, Maximiliano G; Cortes, Teresa; de Carvalho, Luiz Pedro S; (2019). Comparative fitness analysis of D-cycloserine resistant mutants reveals both fitness-neutral and high-fitness cost genotypes. Nature Communications, 10, 4177, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-12074-z

• Chiner-Oms, Álvaro; Berney, Michael; Boinett, Christine; González-Candelas, Fernando; Young, Douglas B; Gagneux, Sebastien; Jacobs, William R; Parkhill, Julian; Cortes, Teresa; Comas, Iñaki; (2019). Genome-wide mutational biases fuel transcriptional diversity in the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. Nature Communications, 10, 3994, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-11948-6

• Sawyer, EB., Grabowska, AD. and Cortes, T. (2018). Translational regulation in mycobacteria and its implications for pathogenicity. Nucleic Acids Research, gky574, https://doi.org/10.1093/nar/gky574

• Cortes, T., Schubert, O.T., Banaei-Esfahani, A., Collins, B.C., Aebersold, R., Young, D.B. (2017). Delayed effects of transcriptional responses in Mycobacterium tuberculosis exposed to nitric oxide suggest other mechanisms involved in survival. Scientific Reports, 7(1):8208.

• Cortes, T., Schubert, O.T., Rose, G., Arnvig, K.B., Comas, I., Aebersold, R., Young, D.B. (2013). Genome-Wide Mapping of Transcriptional Start Sites Defines an Extensive Leaderless Transcriptome in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Cell Reports, 5(4):1121-1131.

• Cortes, T. and Cox, R.A. (2015).Transcription and translation of the rpsJ, rplN and rRNA operons of the tubercle bacillus. Microbiology, 161:719-728. DOI 10.1099/mic.0.000037.

• Kahramanoglou, C, Cortes, T., Matange, N., Hunt, D.M., Visweswariah, S.S., Young, D.B. and Buxton R.S., (2014). Genomic mapping of cAMP Receptor Protein (CRPMt) in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: relation to transcriptional start sites and role of CRPMt as a transcription factor. Nucleic Acids Research, 42(13):8320-8329.

• Arnvig, K.B., Cortes, T and Young D.B., (2014). Non coding RNA in Mycobacteria. In Molecular Genetics of Mycobacteria, Second Edition. Edited by Graham F. Hatfull and William R. Jacobs. ASM Press. DOI: 10.1128/9781555818845.

• Rose, G., Cortes, T., Comas, I., Coscolla, M., Gagneux, S., Young, D.B. (2013). Mapping of genotype-phenotype diversity amongst clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by sequence-based transcriptional profiling. Genome Biology and Evolution, 5(10):1849-1862.

• Houghton, J., Cortes, T., Schubert, O.T., Rose, G., Rodgers, A., De Ste Croix, M., Aebersold, R., Young, D.B., Arnvig, K.B. (2013). A small RNA encoded in the Rv2660c locus of Mycobacterium tuberculosis is induced during starvation and infection. PLoS One, 8(12): e80047.