Dental Informatics and Dental Research   Conference, June 12-13, 2003: Making the Connection
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Conference Attendee - Details

Tsute Chen, PhD

Staff Scientist

Forsyth Institute

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Research Interests:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Genomics
  • Functional annotation
  • Database
  • Microarray gene expression profiling
  • Oral pathogens
  • Porphyromonas gingivalis
Current Projects:

Oral Pathogens Microarray Database

Prediction of unknown genes in Porphyromonas gingivalis genome by microarray gene expression profiling

Selected Publications:

Tsute Chen, Koji Nakayama, Lynn Belliveau, and Margaret J. Duncan. (2001) Porphyromonas gingivalis gingipains and adhesion to epithelial cells. Infect. Immun. 69:3048-205.

Renata O. Mattos-Graner, Song Jin, William F. King, Tsute Chen, Daniel J. Smith, and Margaret J. Duncan. (2001) Cloning of the Streptococcus mutans gene encoding glucan binding protein B and analysis of genetic diversity and protein production in clinical isolates. Infect. Immum. 69:6931-6941.

Tsute Chen, Hong Dong, Rothsovann Yong, and Margaret J. Duncan.(2000) Pleiotropic pigmentation mutants of Porphyromonas gingivalis. Microb. Pathogen. 28:235-247.

Tsute Chen, Lillian Ouko, Thomas Warnick and Susan B. Leschine. (2000) Detection, cloning and sequencing analysis of an indigenous plasmid from cellulolytic clostridial strain MCF1. Plasmid 43:153-158.

Tsute Chen, Rothosovann Yong, Hong Dong, and Margaret J. Duncan. (1999) A general method for direct sequencing of transposon mutants by randomly primed PCR. Technical Tips Online T01834.

Tsute Chen, Hong Dong, Yixin P. Tang, Mary M. Dallas, Michael H. Malamy, and Margaret J. Duncan. (2000) Identification and cloning of genes from Porphyromonas gingivalis after mutagenesis with a modified Tn4400 transposon from Bacteroides Infect. Immun. 68: 420-423.

Hong Dong, Tsute Chen, Floyd E. Dewhirst, Robert D. Fleischmann, Claire M. Fraser, and Margaret. J. Duncan (1999) Genomic Loci of the Porphyromonas gingivalis Insertion Element IS1126. Infect. Immun. 67:3416-3423.