Prof. Arieh  Zaritsky: Recent Publications
(see also Selected Previous Publications)

Bacterial Physiology Biological Control of Insects other

Rabinovitch, A,. Hadas, H., Einav, M., Melamed, Z. & Zaritsky, A. (1999). A model for bacteriophage T4 development in Escherichia coli. J. Bacteriol. 181: 1677-1683

Zaritsky, A,. Woldringh, C. L., Fishov, I.,. Vischer, N.O.E. & Einav, M. (1999). Varying division planes of secondary constrictions in spheroidal Escherichia coli cells. Microbiology 145: 1015-1022

Binenbaum, Z., Parola, A.H., Zaritsky, A. & Fishov, I. (1999). Transcription- and translation- dependent changes of membrane dynamics in bacteria: testing the transertion model for domain formation. Molec. Microbiol. 32: 1173-1182

Ben-Dov, E., Wang, Q., Zaritsky, A., Manasherob, R., Barak, Z., Schneider, B., Khamraev, A., Baizhanov, M., Glupov, V. & Margalith, Y. (1999). Multiplex PCR screening to detect cry9 genes in Bacillus thuringiensis strains. Appl. environ. Microbiol. 65: 3714-3716

Ben-Dov, E., Nissan, G., Pelleg, N., Manasherob, R., Boussiba, S. & Zaritsky, A (1999). Refined, circular restriction map of the Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis plasmid carrying the mosquito larvicidal genes. Plasmid 42: 186-191

Zaritsky, A., Van Geel, A., Fishov, I., Pas, E., Einav, M. & Woldringh, C.L. (1999). Visualizing multiple constrictions in spheroidal Escherichia coli cells. Biochimie 81: 897-900

Rabinovitch, A., Zaritsky, A., Fishov, I., Einav, M. & Hadas, H. (1999). Bacterial lysis by phage--a theoretical model. J. theoret. Biol. 201: 209-213

Liu, Z., Sun, M., Yu, Z., Zaritsky, A., Ben-Dov, E. & Manasherob, R. (1999). Preliminary study of P19 gene from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis. Weishengwu-Xuebao 39: 114-119 (in Chinese)

Liu, Z., Sun, M., Chen, Y., Yu, Z., Manasherob, R., Ben-Dov, E. & Zaritsky, A. (1999). The influence of the 20 kDa protein from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis on the cytolytic activity of CytA. Acta Genetica Sinica 26: 81-86 (in Chinese)

Boussiba, S., Wu, X-Q., Ben-Dov, E., Zarka, A. & Zaritsky, A. (2000). Nitrogen fixing cyanobacteria as gene delivery system for expressing mosquitocidal toxins of Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis. J. Appl. Phycol. 12: 461-467

Zaritsky, A., Woldringh, C.L., Pritchard, R.H. & Fishov, I. (2000). Surviving Escherichia coli in Good Shape: The Many Faces of Bacillary Bacteria. In, Cellular Origin and Life in Extreme Habitats. Series (Editor: Joseph Seckbach) -"Journey to diverse Microbial Worlds" pp 347-364. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands

Ben-Dov, E., Manasherob, R., Zaritsky, A., Barak, Z. & Margalith, Y. (2001). PCR analysis of cry7 genes in Bacillus thuringiensis by the five conserved blocks of toxins. Curr. Microbiol. 42: 96-99

Pas, E., Einav, M., Woldringh, C. L., & Zaritsky, A. (2001). Perpendicular planes of FtsZ arcs in spheroidal Escherichia coli cells. Biochimie 83: 121-124

Myasnik, M., Manasherob, R., Ben-Dov, E., Zaritsky, A., Margalith, Y. & Barak, Z. (2001). Comparative sensitivity to UVB radiation of two Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies and other Bacillus sp. Curr. Microbiol. 43: 140-143

Lluisma, A. O., Karmacharya, N., Zarka, A., Ben-Dov, E., Zaritsky, A. & Boussiba, S. (2001). Suitability of Anabaena PCC7120 expressing mosquitocidal toxin genes from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis for biotechnological application. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 57: 161-166.

Manasherob, R., Zaritsky, A., Ben-Dov, E., Saxena, D., Barak, Z. & Einav, M. (2001). Effects of accessory proteins P19 and P20 on cytolytic activity of Cyt1Aa from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis in Escherichia coli. Curr. Microbiol. 43: 355-364

Khasdan, V., Ben-Dov, E., Manasherob, R., Boussiba, S. & Zaritsky, A. (2001). Toxicity and Synergism in Recombinant Escherichia coli Expressing Cry and Cyt from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis. Environ. Microbiol. 3: 798-806

Saxena, D., Ben-Dov, E., Manasherob, R., Barak, Z., Boussiba, S. & Zaritsky, A. (2002). A UV tolerant mutant of Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki producing melanin. Curr. Microbiol. 44: 25-30

Rabinovitch, A., Fishov, I., Hadas, H., Einav, M. & Zaritsky, A. (2002). Bacteriophage T4 development in Escherichia coli is growth rate-dependent. J. theoret. Biol. 216:1-4

Manasherob, R., Ben-Dov, E., Wu, X.-Q., Boussiba, S. & Zaritsky, A. (2002). Protection from UV-B damage of mosquito larvicidal toxins from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis expressed in Anabaena PCC 7120. Curr. Microbiol. 45: 217-220

Berry,  C., O'Neil, S., Ben-Dov, E., Jones, A. F., Murphy, L., Quail, M. A., Harris, D., Zaritsky, A. & Parkhill, J. (2002) The complete sequence and organization of pBtoxis, the toxin-coding plasmid of Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis. Appl. environ. Microbiol. 68: 5082-5095

Zaritsky, A. & Woldringh, C. L. (2003). Localizing cell division in Escherichia coli by nucleoid position. FEMS Microbiol. Letts. 226: 209-214

Ben-Dov, E., Saxena, D., Wang, Q., Manasherob, R., Boussiba, S. & Zaritsky, A. (2003). Ingested particles reduce susceptibility of insect larvae to Bacillus thuringiensis. J. appl. Entomol. 127: 146-152

Rabinovitch, A., Aviram, I. & Zaritsky, A. (2003). Bacterial debris-an ecological mechanism for coexistemce of bacteria and their viruses. J. theoret. Biol. 224: 377-383

Manasherob, R., Otieno-Ayayo, Z.N., Ben-Dov, E., Miaskovsky, R., Boussiba, S. & Zaritsky, A. (2003). Enduring toxicity of transgenic Anabaena PCC 7120 expressing mosquito larvicidal genes from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis. Environ. Microbiol. 5: 997-100

Rabinovitch, A., Zaritsky, A. & Feingold, M. (2003). DNA-membrane interactions can localize bacterial cell center. J. theoret. Biol. 225: 493-496

Khasdan, V., Ben-Dov, E., Manasherob, R., Boussiba, S. & Zaritsky, A. (2003). Mosquito larvicidal activity of transgenic Anabaena PCC 7120 expressing toxin genes from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis. FEMS Microbiol. Letts. 227: 189-195

Manasherob, R., Zaritsky, A., Metzler, Y., Ben-Dov, E., Itsko, M. & Fishov, I. (2003). Compaction of the Escherichia coli nucleoid caused by Cyt1Aa from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis. Microbiology 149: 3553-3564

Last Updated: 20/12/2005