Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Erratum: Microanatomic Distribution of Myeloid Heme Oxygenase-1 Protects against Free Radical-Mediated Immunopathology in Human Tuberculosis (Cell Reports (2018) 25(7) (1938–1952.e5), (S2211124718316772), (10.1016/j.celrep.2018.10.073)) 2019
2019 Group 3 innate lymphoid cells mediate early protective immunity against tuberculosis 2019
2019 Remembering the host in tuberculosis drug development 2019
2018 Accessible and distinct decoquinate derivatives active against Mycobacterium tuberculosis and apicomplexan parasites 2018
2018 Microanatomic Distribution of Myeloid Heme Oxygenase-1 Protects against Free Radical-Mediated Immunopathology in Human Tuberculosis 2018
2018 Mycobacterium tuberculosis induces decelerated bioenergetic metabolism in human macrophages 2018
2018 Arylvinylpiperazine amides, a new class of potent inhibitors targeting QcrB of mycobacterium tuberculosis 2018
2018 Host-pathogen redox dynamics modulate Mycobacterium tuberculosis pathogenesis 2018
2018 2-Mercapto-Quinazolinones as Inhibitors of Type II NADH Dehydrogenase and Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Structure-Activity Relationships, Mechanism of Action and Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, and Excretion Characterization 2018
2018 RbpA and σB association regulates polyphosphate levels to modulate mycobacterial isoniazid-tolerance 2018
2018 Ferritin H deficiency in myeloid compartments dysregulates host energy metabolism and increases susceptibility to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection 2018
2018 Role of Ergothioneine in Microbial Physiology and Pathogenesis 2018
2017 Erratum: Correction: Mycobacterium tuberculosis arrests host cycle at the G1/S transition to establish long term infection (PLoS pathogens (2017) 13 5 (e1006389)) 2017
2017 Mycobacterium tuberculosis arrests host cycle at the G1/S transition to establish long term infection 2017
2017 Susceptibility of Mycobacterium tuberculosis cytochrome bd oxidase mutants to compounds targeting the terminal respiratory oxidase, cytochrome c 2017
2016 The role of Cryptococcus laurentii and mycorrhizal fungi in the nutritional physiology of Lupinus angustifolius L. hosting N2-fixing nodules 2016
2016 The emerging role of gasotransmitters in the pathogenesis of tuberculosis 2016
2016 Mycobacterial WhiB6 Differentially Regulates ESX-1 and the Dos Regulon to Modulate Granuloma Formation and Virulence in Zebrafish 2016
2016 Turning the respiratory flexibility of Mycobacterium tuberculosis against itself 2016
2016 Host-directed therapies for infectious diseases: current status, recent progress, and future prospects. 2016
2016 Yeasts Associated with Culex pipiens and Culex theileri Mosquito Larvae and the Effect of Selected Yeast Strains on the Ontogeny of Culex pipiens 2016
2016 Ergothioneine Maintains Redox and Bioenergetic Homeostasis Essential for Drug Susceptibility and Virulence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis 2016
2016 Attenuated heme oxygenase-1 responses predispose the elderly to pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial infections 2016
2015 Host-directed therapies for tackling multi-drug resistant tuberculosis: Learning from the pasteur-bechamp debates 2015
2015 Metabolic plasticity of central carbon metabolism protects mycobacteria 2015
2015 Regulation of ergothioneine biosynthesis and its effect on Mycobacterium tuberculosis growth and infectivity 2015
2015 Towards host-directed therapies for tuberculosis 2015
2014 Exposure to cigarette smoke impacts myeloid-derived regulatory cell function and exacerbates airway hyper-responsiveness 2014
2014 The physiology and genetics of oxidative stress in mycobacteria 2014
2013 S100A8/A9 proteins mediate neutrophilic inflammation and lung pathology during tuberculosis 2013
2012 Environmental heme-based sensor proteins: Implications for understanding bacterial pathogenesis 2012
2012 Heme oxygenase-1 promotes granuloma development and protects against dissemination of mycobacteria 2012
2012 Mycobacterium tuberculosis WhiB4 regulates oxidative stress response to modulate survival and dissemination in vivo 2012
2012 Iron sulfur cluster proteins and microbial regulation: Implications for understanding tuberculosis 2012
2012 Mycobacterium tuberculosis WhiB3: A novel iron-sulfur cluster protein that regulates redox homeostasis and virulence 2012
2011 A screen to identify small molecule inhibitors of protein-protein interactions in mycobacteria 2011
2011 Redox homeostasis in mycobacteria: the key to tuberculosis control? 2011
2010 Conservation of structure and protein-protein interactions mediated by the secreted mycobacterial proteins EsxA, EsxB, and EspA 2010
2010 Reductive stress in microbes: Implications for understanding mycobacterium tuberculosis disease and persistence 2010
2009 Unexpected effects of starfish grazing on sandflat communities following an outbreak 2009
2009 Complex effects of the gastropod Assiminea globulus on benthic community structure in a marine-dominated lagoon 2009
2009 Mycobacterium tuberculosis WhiB3 Maintains redox homeostasis by regulating virulence lipid anabolism to modulate macrophage response 2009
2008 Heme oxygenase-1-derived carbon monoxide induces the Mycobacterium tuberculosis dormancy regulon 2008
2007 A partner for the resuscitation-promoting factors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis 2007
2007 Mycobacterium tuberculosis DosS is a redox sensor and DosT is a hypoxia sensor 2007
2007 Mycobacterium tuberculosis WhiB3 responds to O2 and nitric oxide via its [4Fe-4S] cluster and is essential for nutrient starvation survival 2007
2006 Dissecting virulence pathways of Mycobacterium tuberculosis through protein-protein association 2006
2005 Evaluation of electrodialysis for the treatment of an industrial solid waste leachate 2005
2003 Nitrate removal with reverse osmosis in a rural area in South Africa 2003
2003 Interaction of the sensor module of Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv KdpD with members of the Lpr family 2003
2003 Cloning and characterization of a second α-amylase gene (LKA2) from Lipomyces kononenkoae IGC4052B and its expression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae 2003
2002 Mycobacterium tuberculosis WhiB3 interacts with RpoV to affect host survival but is dispensable for in vivo growth 2002
2001 Investigation into alternative water treatment technologies for the treatment of underground mine water discharged by Grootvlei Proprietary Mines Ltd into the Blesbokspruit in South Africa 2001
2000 Characterization of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis iniBAC promoter, a promoter that responds to cell wall biosynthesis inhibition 2000
1999 Recent developments in mycobacterial research 1999
1996 Cloning, mapping and characterization of a genomic copy of the Lipomyces kononenkoae alpha-amylase-encoding gene (LKA1). 1996
1996 Cloning, mapping and characterization of a genomic copy of the Lipomyces kononenkoae α-amylase-encoding gene (LKA1) 1996
1996 Treatment using reverse osmosis of an effluent from stainless steel manufacture 1996
1995 Cloning, sequence analysis and expression in yeasts of a cDNA containing a Lipomyces kononenkoae α-amylase-encoding gene 1995
1995 Characterization of a novel α-amylase from Lipomyces kononenkoae and expression of its gene (LKA1) in Saccharomyces cerevisiae 1995
1995 Expression of human p450c17 as an export protein in saccharomyces cerevisiae 1995
1993 Regional sequence homologies in starch-degrading enzymes 1993
1993 Expression and secretion of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens α-amylase by using the yeast pheromone α-factor promoter and leader sequence in Saccharomyces cerevisiae 1993
1991 Co-expression of a Saccharomyces diastaticus glucoamylase-encoding gene and a Bacillus amyloliquefaciens α-amylase-encoding gene in Saccharomyces cerevisiae 1991


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2013 Protein-protein interaction in the-omics era: Understanding Mycobacterium tuberculosis function.  79-106. 2013

Research Overview

  • Tuberculosis
  • Principal Investigator On

  • Interplay Between the Mtb Electron Transport Chain and Carbon Metabolism  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2023
  • Hydrogen Sulfide and Tuberculosis Disease  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2022
  • Metabolic Reprogramming of T Cell Energy Metabolism in Tuberculosis and HIV  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2020
  • Heme Oxygenase–1 and the Bioenergetic Threshold of Latent TB and HIV Co-Infection  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2020
  • UAB - AHRI agreement for assignment of Dr Adries Steyn as a Scientist in Residence  awarded by AFRICA HEALTH RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2017 - 2019
  • HSF/GEF Scholar Award for Andries Steyn  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HEALTH SERVICES FOUNDATION 2017 - 2018
  • Immunometabolism of M. Tuberculosis/HIV co-infection  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2018
  • Carbon Monoxide and Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Persistance  awarded by Burroughs Wellcome Fund 2008 - 2016
  • Role of WhiB3 in M. tuberculosis Virulence  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2010 - 2016
  • Real Time Measurement of Host Bioenergetics During Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection  awarded by DOD - ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH ACQUISITION ACTIVITY 2013 - 2015
  • Cigarette Smoke and Drug Resistant Tuberculosis  awarded by American Lung Association 2012 - 2014
  • Mechanism of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Persistence  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2009 - 2014
  • Fostering International Collaboration between US-Based Institutions and K-RITH at the University of Kwazulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa  awarded by Hughes (Howard) Medical Institute 2010 - 2011
  • Full Name

  • Andries Steyn