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Smith, K. F. and D. M. Oram. Corynebacteria (including C. diphtheriae), in M. Schaechter Ed., Encyclopedia of Microbiology (3rd Edition), Academic Press 2009  

Smith, K. F., Bibb, L. A., Schmitt, M. P., and D. M. Oram. Regulation and Activity of a Zinc Uptake Regulator, Zur in Corynebacterium diphtheriae. J Bacteriol. 2009 Mar;191(5):1595-603.

Spinler, J.K., Zajdowicz, S. L. W., Haller, J. C., Oram, D. M., Gill, R. E., and R. K. Holmes. Development and use of a selectable, broad-host-range reporter transposon for identifying environmentally regulated promoters in bacteria. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2009 Feb;291(2):143-50

Oram M., Woolston J.E., Jacobson A.D., Holmes R.K., D.M. Oram, Bacteriophage-Based Vectors for Site-Specific insertion of DNA in the Chromosome of Corynebacteria. 2007 Gene 391(1-2): 53-62

Oram, D. M and R. K Holmes. Diphtheria Toxin, in J. E. Alouf and M. R. Popoff, Ed., The Comprehensive Sourcebook of Bacterial Protein Toxins (3rd Edition), Academic Press 2006

Oram, D. M, Jacobson, A. D. and R. K. Holmes. Transcription of the Contiguous sigB, dtxR and galE Genes in Corynebacterium diphtheriae: Evidence for Multiple Transcripts and Regulation by Environmental Factors. 2006 J Bacteriol. 188(8): 2959-2973

Oram, D. M. and R. K. Holmes. Toxins that Interfere with Protein Synthesis, in T. Proft, Ed., Microbial Toxins: Molecular and Cellular Biology, Horizon Bioscience 2005

Oram, D. M., Must, L. M., Spinler, J. K., Twiddy, E. M. and R. K. Holmes. Analysis of Truncated Variants of the Iron Dependent Transcriptional Regulators from Corynebacterium diphtheriae and Mycobacterium tuberculosis. 2005 FEMS Microbiol Lett. 243(1) 1- 8

Chou C. J., Wisedchaisri G., Monfeli R. R., Oram D. M., Holmes R. K., Hol W. G. and C. Beeson. Functional Studies of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis Iron-Dependent Regulator

2004 J Biol Chem. 279(51) 53554-61

Oram, D. M., Avdalovic, A. and R. K. Holmes.  Analysis of Genes that Encode DtxR-like Transcriptional Regulators in Pathogenic and Saprophytic Corynebacterial Species. 2004 Infect Immun. 72(4): 1885-1895

Oram, D. M., Avdalovic, A. and R. K. Holmes. Construction and Characterization of Transposon Insertion Mutations in Corynebacterium diphtheriae that Affect Expression of the Diphtheria Toxin Repressor (DtxR). 2002 J Bacteriol. 184(20): 5723-32

Marra D., Pethal B., Churchward G. G. and J. R. Scott. The Frequency of Conjugative Transposition of Tn916 is not Determined by the Frequency of Excision. 1999 J Bacteriol. 181(17): 5414-5418

Marra D., Smith J. and J. R. Scott. Excision of the Conjugative Transposon Tn916 in Lactococcus lactis. 1999 Appl Environ Microbiol. 65(5): 2230-2231

Marra D. and J. R. Scott. Regulation of Excision of the Conjugative Transposon Tn916. 1999 Mol Microbiol. 31(2): 609-622