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Degnan PH, Taga ME, Goodman AL.  2014.  Vitamin B12 as a Modulator of Gut Microbial Ecology. Cell Metabolism. 20(5):769–778.
Yi S, Seth EC, Men Y-J, Stabler SP, Allen RH, Alvarez-Cohen L, Taga ME.  2012.  Versatility in corrinoid salvaging and remodeling pathways supports corrinoid-dependent metabolism in Dehalococcoides mccartyi. Applied and environmental microbiology. 78(21):7745-52.
Hazra AB, Ballou DP, Taga ME.  2018.  Unique biochemical and sequence features enable BluB to destroy flavin and distinguish BluB from the flavin monooxygenase superfamily. Biochemistry.
Shelton AN, Seth EC, Mok KC, Han AW, Jackson SN, Haft DH, Taga ME.  2018.  Uneven distribution of cobamide biosynthesis and dependence in bacteria predicted by comparative genomics. ISME Journal.
Men Y, Seth EC, Yi S, Allen RH, Taga ME, Alvarez-Cohen L.  2014.  Sustainable growth of Dehalococcoides mccartyi 195 by corrinoid salvaging and remodeling in defined lactate-fermenting consortia. Applied and environmental microbiology. 80(7):2133-41.
Taga ME, Walker GC.  2010.  Sinorhizobium meliloti requires a cobalamin-dependent ribonucleotide reductase for symbiosis with its plant host. Molecular plant-microbe interactions : MPMI. 23(12):1643-54.
Campbell GRO, Taga ME, Mistry K, Lloret J, Anderson PJ, Roth JR, Walker GC.  2006.  Sinorhizobium meliloti bluB is necessary for production of 5,6-dimethylbenzimidazole, the lower ligand of B12. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 103(12):4634-9.
Pereira CS, McAuley RJ, Taga ME, Xavier KB, Miller ST.  2008.  Sinorhizobium meliloti, a bacterium lacking the autoinducer-2 (AI-2) synthase, responds to AI-2 supplied by other bacteria. Molecular microbiology. 70(5):1223-35.
Miller ST, Xavier KB, Campagna SR, Taga ME, Semmelhack MF, Bassler BL, Hughson FM.  2004.  Salmonella typhimurium recognizes a chemically distinct form of the bacterial quorum-sensing signal AI-2. Molecular cell. 15(5):677-87.
Crofts T S, Hazra AB, Tran JLA, Sokolovskaya OM, Osadchiy V, Ad O, Pelton JG, Bauer S, Taga ME.  2014.  Regiospecific formation of cobamide isomers is directed by CobT. Biochemistry.
Taga ME, Walker GC.  2008.  Pseudo-B12 joins the cofactor family. Journal of bacteriology. 190(4):1157-9.
Seth EC, Taga ME.  2014.  Nutrient cross-feeding in the microbial world. Frontiers in microbiology. 5:350.
Taga ME.  2005.  Methods for analysis of bacterial autoinducer-2 production. Current protocols in microbiology. Chapter 1:Unit1C.1.
Taga ME, Xavier KB.  2011.  Methods for analysis of bacterial autoinducer-2 production. Current protocols in microbiology. Chapter 1:Unit1C.1.
Taga ME, Miller ST, Bassler BL.  2003.  Lsr-mediated transport and processing of AI-2 in Salmonella typhimurium. Molecular microbiology. 50(4):1411-27.
Men Y, Seth EC, Yi S, Crofts TS, Allen RH, Taga ME, Alvarez-Cohen L.  2014.  Identification of specific corrinoids reveals corrinoid modification in dechlorinating microbial communities. Environmental microbiology.
Degnan PH, Barry NA, Mok KC, Taga ME, Goodman AL.  2014.  Human gut microbes use multiple transporters to distinguish vitamin B₁₂ analogs and compete in the gut. Cell host & microbe. 15(1):47-57.
Jones KM, Kobayashi H, Davies BW, Taga ME, Walker GC.  2007.  How rhizobial symbionts invade plants: the Sinorhizobium-Medicago model. Nature reviews. Microbiology. 5(8):619-33.
Mok KC, Taga ME.  2013.  Growth inhibition of Sporomusa ovata by incorporation of benzimidazole bases into cobamides. Journal of bacteriology. 195(9):1902-11.
Abreu NA, Taga ME.  2016.  Decoding molecular interactions in microbial communities. FEMS Microbiology Reviews.
Crofts TS, Seth EC, Hazra AB, Taga ME.  2013.  Cobamide structure depends on both lower ligand availability and CobT substrate specificity. Chemistry & biology. 20(10):1265-74.
Taga ME, Bassler BL.  2003.  Chemical communication among bacteria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 100 Suppl 2:14549-54.
Taga ME, Larsen NA, Howard-Jones AR, Walsh CT, Walker GC.  2007.  BluB cannibalizes flavin to form the lower ligand of vitamin B12. Nature. 446(7134):449-53.
Crofts TS, Men Y, Alvarez-Cohen L, Taga ME.  2014.  A bioassay for the detection of benzimidazoles reveals their presence in a range of environmental samples. Frontiers in microbiology. 5:592.
Taga ME.  2007.  Bacterial signal destruction. ACS chemical biology. 2(2):89-92.
Hazra AB, Tran JLA, Crofts TS, Taga ME.  2013.  Analysis of substrate specificity in CobT homologs reveals widespread preference for DMB, the lower axial ligand of vitamin B(12). Chemistry & biology. 20(10):1275-85.
Hazra AB, Han AW, Mehta AP, Mok KC, Osadchiy V, Begley TP, Taga ME.  2015.  Anaerobic biosynthesis of the lower ligand of vitamin B12. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112(34):10792-7.
Mehta AP, Abdelwahed SH, Fenwick MK, Hazra AB, Taga ME, Zhang Y, Ealick SE, Begley TP.  2015.  Anaerobic 5-Hydroxybenzimidazole Formation from Aminoimidazole Ribotide: An Unanticipated Intersection of Thiamin and Vitamin B₁₂ Biosynthesis. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137(33):10444-7.
Yu T-Y, Mok KC, Kennedy KJ, Valton J, Anderson KS, Walker GC, Taga ME.  2012.  Active site residues critical for flavin binding and 5,6-dimethylbenzimidazole biosynthesis in the flavin destructase enzyme BluB. Protein science : a publication of the Protein Society. 21(6):839-49.