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Handing JW, Ragland SA, Bharathan UV, Criss AK. The MtrCDE Efflux Pump Contributes to Survival of Neisseria gonorrhoeae From Human Neutrophils and Their Antimicrobial Components. Frontiers in Microbiology 9: 2688, 2018.

Palmer A, Criss AK. Gonococcal Defenses against Antimicrobial Activities of Neutrophils. Trends in Microbiology 26: 1022-1034, 2018.

pubmedicon30-30Stevens JS, Gray MC, Morisseau C, Criss AK. Stevens JS, Gray MC, Morisseau C, Criss AK. Endocervical and neutrophil lipoxygenases coordinate neutrophil transepithelial migration to Neisseria gonorrhoeae. The Journal of Infectious Diseases 218: 1663-1674, 2018.

pubmedicon30-30Ragland SA, Humbert MV, Christodoulides M, Criss AK. Neisseria gonorrhoeae employs two protein inhibitors to evade killing by human lysozyme. PLOS Pathogens 14:e1007080, 2018 (doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1007080), 2018.

pubmedicon30-30Stevens JS, Criss AK. Pathogenesis of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in the female reproductive tract: neutrophilic host response, sustained infection, and clinical sequelae. Current Opinion in Hematology 25:13-21, 2018.

pubmedicon30-30Criss AK, Tang CM. Neisseria: recent advances and future challenges. Pathogens and Disease 75(8): ftx090 (doi:10.1093/femspd/ftx090), 2017.

pubmedicon30-30Ragland SA, Criss AK. From bacterial killing to immune modulation: recent insights into the functions of lysozyme. PLOS Pathogens 13(9):e1006512 (doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1006512), 2017.

pubmedicon30-30Smirnov A, Solga M, Lannigan J, Criss AK. High-throughput particle uptake analysis using imaging flow cytometry., Current Protocols in Cytometry 80: 11.22.1–11.22.17, 2017.

pubmedicon30-30Ragland S, Schaub R, Hackett KT, Dillard JP, Criss AK. Two lytic transglycosylases in Neisseria gonorrhoeae impart resistance to killing by lysozyme and human neutrophils. Cellular Microbiology 19 (doi: 10.1111/cmi.12662), 2017.

pubmedicon30-30Jean S, Juneau RA, Criss AK, Cornelissen CN. Neisseria gonorrhoeae Evades Calprotectin-Mediated Nutritional Immunity and Survives Neutrophil Extracellular Traps by Expression of TdfH. Infection and Immunity 84: 2982-2994, 2016.

pubmedicon30-30Martin JN, Ball LM, Solomon T, Criss AK, Columbus L.Neisserial Opa protein – CEACAM interactions: competition for receptors as a means for bacterial survival and pathogenesis. Biochemistry 55: 4286-4294, 2016.