Selected Publications

 

  1. Shrivastava A.**, Patel V., Tang Y., Yost S.C., Dewhirst F.E., and Berg H.C**. Cargo transport shapes the spatial organization of a microbial community. Proc Natl Acad Sci, 2018. August 115(34) 8633-8638. Featured by MCB News. ** Corresponding Authors.
  2. Shrivastava A. and Berg H.C. A molecular rack and pinion actuates a cell-surface adhesin and enables gliding motility. BioRxiv & Manuscript under review.
  3. Johnston J.J.*, Shrivastava A.*, and McBride M.J. Untangling Flavobacterium johnsoniae gliding motility and protein secretion. Journal of Bacteriology. 2017 November, epub ahead of print, doi:10.1128/JB.00362-17. * Equal Contribution.
  4. Shrivastava A.**, Roland T and Berg H. C**. The screw-like motion of a gliding bacterium is powered by spiral motion of cell- surface adhesins. 
 Biophysical Journal, 2016; 111, 1008-1003. **Corresponding authors. Featured on the cover of 9/6/16 issue.
  5. 
Lele P. P., Roland T., Shrivastava A., Chen Y and Berg H. C. The flagellar motor of Caulobacter crescentus generates more torque when a cell swims backward. Nature Physics. 2016; 12, 175-178. 

  6. Shrivastava A. and Berg H. C. Towards a model for Flavobacterium gliding. Current Opinion in Microbiology. 2015 October, 28: 93-97. 

  7. Lele P. P., Shrivastava A., Roland T and Berg H.C. Response thresholds in bacterial chemotaxis.
 Science Advances. 2015; 1(9) e1500299. 

  8. Shrivastava A., Lele P. P. and Berg H. C. A rotary motor drives Flavobacterium gliding, Current Biology, 2015; 25(3): 338- 341. Featured by Harvard Gazette, MCB News, Phys.org.
  9. Shrivastava A., Johnston J. J., van Baaren J. M. and McBride M. J.Flavobacterium johnsoniae GldK, GldL, GldM, and SprA are required for secretion of the cell-surface gliding motility adhesins SprB and RemA. , Journal of Bacteriology, 2013; 195(14): 3201-3212.
  10. Shrivastava A., Rhodes R. G., Nakane D, Pochiraju S and McBride M. J. Flavobacterium johnsoniae RemA is a mobile cell surface lectin involved in gliding, Journal of Bacteriology, 2012; 194(14):3678-88.
  11. Rhodes R.G., Samarasan M.N., Shrivastava A., van Barren J. M., Pochiraju S, Bolampalli S and McBride M. J. Flavobacterium johnsoniae gldN and gldO are partially redundant genes required for gliding motility and surface localization of SprB.
 , Journal of Bacteriology, 2010; 192(5):1201- 11.