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Vibrio cholerae biofilm references:
Karatan E, Watnick P, Signals, regulatory networks and materials that build and break bacterial biofilms, Microbiol Mol Biol Rev. 2009;73:310-347.
Absalon C, Van Dellen K, and Watnick PI, A communal adhesion mediates attachment of Vibrio cholerae to surfaces, PLoS Pathogens, 2011; 7: e1002210.
Absalon C, Ymele-Leki P, Watnick PI, The biofilm matrix as a platform for protein delivery, MBio, 2012; 4: e00127-2.
Drosophila melanogaster as a model host references:
Blow N, Watnick PI, Vibrio cholerae infection of Drosophila melanogaster mimics the human disease cholera, PLoS Pathogens, 2005; 1:92-98.
Purdy A, and Watnick PI, Spatially selective colonization of the arthropod intestine through activation of Vibrio cholerae biofilm formation, PNAS, 2011; 108: 19737-42.
Wang Z, Berkey C, Watnick PI, The Drosophila protein Mustard tailors the innate immune response activated by the IMD pathway, J Immunol, 2012; 188:3993-4000.