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Kurniawan, J., Maharjan, R. P., Chan, W. F., Reeves, P. R., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G. L., Mooi, F. R., and Lan, R. 2010. Bordetella pertussis clones identified by multilocus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis. Emerging Infectious Disease. 16:297-300. [Pubmed]

Zhou, Z.,  Li, X.,  Liu, B.,  Beutin, L.,  Xu, J.,  Ren, Y.,  Feng, L., Lan, R., Reeves, P. R., and Wang, L. 2010. Derivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from its O55:H7 precursor. PLoS One. 5:e8700. [Pubmed]

Ye, C., Lan, R., Xia, S., Zhang, J., Sun, Q., Zhang, S., Jing, H., Wang, L., Li, Z., Zhou, Z., Zhao, A., Cui, Z., Cao, J., Jin, D., Huang, L., Wang, Y., Luo, X., Bai, X., Wang, Y., Wang, P., Xu, Q., and  Xu, J. 2010. Emergence of a new multidrug-resistant serotype X variant in an epidemic clone of Shigella flexneri. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 48:419-26. [Pubmed]

Octavia, S. and R. Lan. 2009. Multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 47:2369-2376. [Pubmed]

Tay, C.Y., H. Mitchell, Q. Dong, K.-L. Goh, I.W. Dawes, and R. Lan. 2009. Population structure of Helicobacter pylori among ethnic groups in Malaysia: Recent acquisition of the bacterium by the Malay population. BMC Microbiology. 9:126. [Full Text in PDF Format] [Pubmed]

Chan, W. F., R. P. Maharjan, P. R. Reeves, and R. Lan. 2009. Rapid and accurate typing of Bordetella pertussis targeting genes encoding acellular vaccine antigens using real time PCR and High Resolution Melt analysis. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 77:326-329. [Pubmed]

Lan, R., P. R. Reeves, and S. Octavia. 2009. Population structure, origins and evolution of major Salmonella enterica clones. Infect. Genet. Evol. 9:996-1005. [Pubmed]

Lin, F. P. Y., E. Coiera, R. Lan, et al. 2009. In silico prioritisation of candidate genes for prokaryotic gene function discovery: An application of phylogenetic profiles. BMC Bioinformatics 10:86. [Full Text in PDF Format] [Pubmed]

Maharjan, R. P., C. Gu, P. R. Reeves and R. Lan. 2008. Genome-wide analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms in Bordetella pertussis using comparative genomic sequencing. Research in Microbiology 159:602-608. [Pubmed]

Feng, L., P. R. Reeves, R. Lan, et al. 2008. A recalibrated molecular clock and independent origins for the cholera pandemic clones. PLoS ONE 3:e4053 [Pubmed]

Tay, C. Y., P. R. Reeves, and R. Lan. 2008. Importation of the major pilin TcpA gene and frequent recombination drive the divergence of the Vibrio pathogenicity island in Vibrio cholerae. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 289:210-218. [Full Text in PDF Format] [Pubmed]

Zaghloul, L., C. Tang, H.Y. Chin, E.J. Bek, R. Lan and M.M. Tanaka (2007). The distribution of insertion sequences in the genome of Shigella flexneri strain 2457T. FEMS Microbiology Letters 277: 197-204. [Full Text in PDF Format] [Pubmed]

Octavia, S. and R. Lan (2007). Single-nucleotide-polymorphism typing and genetic relationships of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi isolates. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 45: 3795-3801. [Full Text in PDF Format] [Pubmed]

Lan, R. and P.R. Reeves (2007). Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism analysis of Salmonella enterica, in Salmonella: Methods and Protocols, H. Schatten and A. Eisenstark, Editors. Humana Press: Totowa. p. 119-132.

Lan, R., G. Stevenson, K. Donohoe, L.R. Ward and P.R. Reeves (2007). Molecular markers with potential to replace phage typing for Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium. Journal of Microbiologic Methods 68: 145-156. [Full Text in PDF Format] [Pubmed]

Wirth, T., D. Falush, R. Lan, F. Colles, P. Mensa, L.H. Wieler, H. Karch, P.R. Reeves, M.C. Maiden, H. Ochman and M. Achtman (2006). Sex and virulence in Escherichia coli: an evolutionary perspective. Molecular Microbiology 60: 1136-1151. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Octavia, S. and R. Lan (2006). Frequent recombination and low level of clonality within Salmonella enterica subspecies I. Microbiology 152: 1099-1108. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Lan, R. and P.R. Reeves (2006). Evolution of Enteric pathogens, in Evolution of Microbial Pathogens, H.S. Seifert and V.J. DeRita, Editors. ASM press: Washington, D.C. p. 273-299.

Hu, H., R. Lan and P.R. Reeves (2006). Adaptation of multilocus sequencing to study variation within a major clone: evolutionary relationships of phage types in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium. Genetics 172: 743-750. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Salim, A., R. Lan and P.R. Reeves (2005). Relationships of pathogenic clones of Vibrio cholerae. Emerging Infectious Diseases 11: 1758-1760. [PubMed]

Tominaga, A., R. Lan and P.R. Reeves (2005). Evolutionary changes of the master flagellar flhDC operon in Shigella strains. Journal of Bacteriology 187: 4295-4302. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Lan, R., M.C. Alles, K. Donohoe, M.B. Martinez and P.R. Reeves (2004). Molecular evolutionary relationships of enteroinvasive Escherichia coli and Shigella spp. Infection and Immunity 72: 5080-5088. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Rezwan, F., R. Lan and P.R. Reeves (2004). Molecular basis of indole negative reaction in Shigella strains: extensive damages of tna operon by IS sequences. Journal of Bacteriology 186: 7460-7465. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Lan, R., A.M. Davison, P.R. Reeves and L.R. Ward (2003). AFLP analysis of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium isolates of phage types DT 9 and DT 135: diversity within phage types and its epidemiological significance. Microbes and Infection 5: 841-850. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Lan, R., G. Stevenson and P.R. Reeves (2003). Comparison of two major forms of the Shigella virulence plasmid pINV: positive selection is a major force driving the divergence. Infection and Immunity 71: 6298-6306. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Hu, H., R. Lan and P.R. Reeves (2002). Fluorescent Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism Analysis of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium Reveals Phage-Type- Specific Markers and Potential for Microarray Typing. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 40: 3406-3415. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Lan, R. and P.R. Reeves (2002). Eschericheria coli in disguise: molecular origins of Shigella. Microbes and Infection 4: 1125-1132. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Lan, R. and P.R. Reeves (2002). Pandemic spread of cholera: genetic diversity and relationships within the seventh pandemic clone of Vibrio cholerae determined by Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 40: 172-181. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Lan, R. and P.R. Reeves (2001). When does a clone deserve a name: a perspective on bacterial species based on population genetics. Trends in Microbiology 9: 419-424. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Lan, R., B. Lumb, D. Ryan and P.R. Reeves (2001). Molecular evolution of the large virulence plasmid in Shigella clones and enteroinvasive Escherichia coli. Infection and Immunity 69: 6303-6309. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Karaolis, D.K.R., R. Lan, J.B. Kaper and P.R. Reeves (2001). Comparison of Vibrio cholerae pathogenicity islands in sixth and seventh pandemic strains. Infection & Immunity 69: 1947-1952. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Pupo, G.M., R. Lan and P.R. Reeves (2000). Multiple independent origins of Shigella clones of Escherichia coli and convergent evolution of many of their characteristics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 97: 10567-10572. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Lan, R. and P.R. Reeves (2000). Unique adaptor design for AFLP fingerprinting. BioTechniques 29: 745-746, 748, 750. [Pubmed]

Lan, R. and P.R. Reeves (2000). Intraspecies variation in bacterial genomes: the need for a species genome concept. Trends in Microbiology 8: 396-401. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Pupo, G.M., R. Lan, P.R. Reeves and P. Baverstock (2000). Population Genetics of Escherichia coli in a Natural Population of Native Australian Rats. Environmental Microbiology 2: 594-610. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Stevenson, G., R. Lan and P.R. Reeves (2000). The Colanic Acid gene cluster of Salmonella enterica has a complex history. FEMS Microbiology Letters 191: 11-16. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Byun, R., L.D.H. Elbourne, R. Lan and P.R. Reeves (1999). Evolutionary relationships of the pathogenic clones of Vibrio cholerae? by sequence analysis of four house keeping genes. Infection and Immunity 67: 1116-1124. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Lan, R. and P.R. Reeves (1998). Molecular basis of ribotype variation in the seventh pandemic clone and its O139 variant of Vibrio cholerae. Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 93: 595-599. [Pubmed]

Reeves, P.R. and R. Lan (1998). Cholera in the 1990's. British Medical Bulletin 54: 611-623. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Perez Luz, S., F. Rodriguez-Valera, R. Lan and P.R. Reeves (1998). Variation of the ribosomal operon 16S-23S gene spacer region in representatives of Salmonella enterica subspecies. Journal of Bacteriology 180: 2144-2151. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Lan, R. and P.R. Reeves (1998). Recombination between rRNA operons created most of the ribotype variation observed in the seventh pandemic clone of Vibrio cholerae. Microbiology 144: 1213-1221. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Karaolis, D.K.R., R. Lan and P.R. Reeves (1997). The aldA gene of Vibrio cholerae is a genetic marker for strains with pandemic potential., in Cytokines, choleram, and the gut, G.T. Keusch and M. Kawakami, Editors. IOS press: Amsterdam. p. 213-217.

Pupo, G.M., D.K.R. Karaolis, R. Lan and P.R. Reeves (1997). Evolutionary relationships among pathogenic and nonpathogenic Escherichia coli strains inferred from multilocus enzyme electrophoresis and mdh sequence studies. Infection and Immunity 65: 2685-2692. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Lan, R. and P.R. Reeves (1996). Gene transfer is a major factor in bacterial evolution. Molecular Biology and Evolution 13: 47-55. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Karaolis, D.K.R., R. Lan and P.R. Reeves (1995). The sixth and seventh cholera pandemics are due to independent clones separately derived from environmental, nontoxigenic, non-O1 V. cholerae. Journal of Bacteriology 177: 3191-3198. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Thampapillai, G., R. Lan and P.R. Reeves (1994). Molecular evolution in the gnd locus of Salmonella enterica. Molecular Biology and Evolution 11: 813-828. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Karaolis, D.K.R., R. Lan and P.R. Reeves (1994). Sequence variation in Shigella sonnei (Sonnei), a pathogenic clone of Escherichia coli, over four continents and 41 years. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 32: 796-802. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Reeves, P.R., L. Farnell and R. Lan (1994). MULTICOMP: a program for preparing sequence data for phylogenetic analysis. Computer Applications in Biological Sciences 10: 281-284. [Pubmed]

Karaolis, D.K.R., R. Lan and P.R. Reeves (1994). Molecular evolution of the 7th pandemic clone of Vibrio cholerae and its relationship to other pandemic and epidemic V. cholerae isolates. Journal of Bacteriology 176: 6199-6206. [Full Text in PDF Format]

Lan, R., G.E. Greenoak and C. Moran (1994). Pyrimidine dimer induction and removal in the epidermis of hairless mice: inefficient repair in the genome overall and rapid repair in the H-ras sequence. Photochemistry and Photobiology 59: 351-361. [Pubmed]

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