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Thammajun (Tammy) Wood

Assistant Research Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Chemical Engineering

120 Greenberg Building

txw21@psu.edu

814-863-8322

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Journal Articles

  • L Zhu, V G Poosarla, S Song, Thammajun Wood, D S Miller, B Yin and Thomas Wood, 2018, "Glycoside Hydrolase DisH from Desulfovibrio vulgaris Degrades the N-Acetylgalactosamine Component of Diverse Biofilms.", Environmental microbiology
  • A C Hernandez-Morales, L L Lessor, Thammajun Wood, D Migl, E M Mijalis, W K Russell, R F Young and J J Gill, 2018, "Genomic and Biochemical Characterization of Acinetobacter Podophage Petty Reveals a Novel Lysis Mechanism and Tail-Associated Depolymerase Activity.", Journal of virology
  • V G Poosarla, Thammajun Wood, L Zhu, D S Miller, B Yin and Thomas Wood, 2017, "Dispersal and inhibitory roles of mannose, 2-deoxy-d-glucose and N-acetylgalactosaminidase on the biofilm of Desulfovibrio vulgaris.", Environmental microbiology reports, 9, (6), pp. 779-787
  • Oriol Marimon, Joao MC Teixeira, Tiago N Cordeiro, Valerie WC Soo, Thammajun Wood, Maxim Mayzel, Irene Amata, Jesús García, Ainara Morera, Marina Gay and others, 2016, "An oxygen-sensitive toxin–antitoxin system", Nature Communications, 7
  • Thammajun Wood and Thomas Wood, 2016, "The HigB/HigA toxin/antitoxin system of Pseudomonas aeruginosa influences the virulence factors pyochelin, pyocyanin, and biofilm formation", MicrobiologyOpen, 5, (3), pp. 499–511
  • Thammajun Wood, Rajarshi Guha, Li Tang, Michael Geitner, Manish Kumar and Thomas Wood, 2016, "Living biofouling-resistant membranes as a model for the beneficial use of engineered biofilms", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113, (20), pp. E2802–E2811
  • Nityananda Chowdhury, Thammajun Wood, Mariano Martínez-Vázquez, Rodolfo García-Contreras and Thomas Wood, 2016, "DNA-crosslinker cisplatin eradicates bacterial persister cells", Biotechnology and bioengineering
  • J M Grover, A J Luna, Thammajun Wood, K R Chamakura and G F Kuty Everett, 2015, "Complete Genome of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium T5-Like Siphophage Stitch.", Genome announcements, 3, (1)
  • C O Tatsch, Thammajun Wood, K R Chamakura and G F Kuty Everett, 2013, "Complete Genome of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium Myophage Maynard.", Genome announcements, 1, (6)
  • N G Farmer, Thammajun Wood, K R Chamakura and G F Kuty Everett, 2013, "Complete Genome of Acinetobacter baumannii N4-Like Podophage Presley.", Genome announcements, 1, (6)
  • I P Mumm, Thammajun Wood, K R Chamakura and G F Kuty Everett, 2013, "Complete Genome of Acinetobacter baumannii Podophage Petty.", Genome announcements, 1, (6)
  • A J Luna, Thammajun Wood, K R Chamakura and G F Kuty Everett, 2013, "Complete Genome of Salmonella enterica Serovar Enteritidis Myophage Marshall.", Genome announcements, 1, (6)
  • Thammajun Wood, J Bridwell-Rabb, Youb Kim, T Gao, Y G Chang, A LiWang, D P Barondeau and S S Golden, 2010, "The KaiA protein of the cyanobacterial circadian oscillator is modulated by a redox-active cofactor.", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107, (13), pp. 5804-9
  • G Dong, Q Yang, Qing Wang, Youb Kim, Thammajun Wood, K W Osteryoung, A van Oudenaarden and S S Golden, 2010, "Elevated ATPase activity of KaiC applies a circadian checkpoint on cell division in Synechococcus elongatus.", Cell, 140, (4), pp. 529-39
  • T Leungsakul, G R Johnson and Thomas Wood, 2006, "Protein engineering of the 4-methyl-5-nitrocatechol monooxygenase from Burkholderia sp. strain DNT for enhanced degradation of nitroaromatics.", Applied and environmental microbiology, 72, (6), pp. 3933-9
  • T Leungsakul, B G Keenan, M A Mori, M D Morton, J D Stuart, B F Smets and Thomas Wood, 2006, "Oxidation of aminonitrotoluenes by 2,4-DNT dioxygenase of Burkholderia sp. strain DNT.", Biotechnology and bioengineering, 93, (2), pp. 231-7
  • T Leungsakul, B G Keenan, B F Smets and Thomas Wood, 2005, "TNT and nitroaromatic compounds are chemoattractants for Burkholderia cepacia R34 and Burkholderia sp. strain DNT.", Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 69, (3), pp. 321-5
  • T Leungsakul, B G Keenan, H Yin, B F Smets and Thomas Wood, 2005, "Saturation mutagenesis of 2,4-DNT dioxygenase of Burkholderia sp. strain DNT for enhanced dinitrotoluene degradation.", Biotechnology and bioengineering, 92, (4), pp. 416-26
  • B G Keenan, T Leungsakul, B F Smets, M A Mori, D E Henderson and Thomas Wood, 2005, "Protein engineering of the archetypal nitroarene dioxygenase of Ralstonia sp. strain U2 for activity on aminonitrotoluenes and dinitrotoluenes through alpha-subunit residues leucine 225, phenylalanine 350, and glycine 407.", Journal of bacteriology, 187, (10), pp. 3302-10
  • B G Keenan, T Leungsakul, B F Smets and Thomas Wood, 2004, "Saturation mutagenesis of Burkholderia cepacia R34 2,4-dinitrotoluene dioxygenase at DntAc valine 350 for synthesizing nitrohydroquinone, methylhydroquinone, and methoxyhydroquinone.", Applied and environmental microbiology, 70, (6), pp. 3222-31

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