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  • VU Medisch Centrum | Amsterdam | Professor | 2010-04-01 - present

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  • Q Science
  • microbiology
  • tuberculosis
  • pathogen
  • antibiotics
  • virulence

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Research Output 2003 2019

  • 94 Article
  • 15 PhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VU
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 PhD Thesis - Research external, graduation VU

Chaperones and substrate specificity, type VII secretion systems reconnected

Phan, T. H., 2019, 194 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
Open Access
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme System
Pharmaceutical Preparations

Integrated transcriptomic and proteomic analysis of pathogenic mycobacteria and their esx-1 mutants reveal secretion-dependent regulation of ESX-1 substrates and WhiB6 as a transcriptional regulator

Abdallah, A. M., Weerdenburg, E. M., Guan, Q., Ummels, R., Borggreve, S., Adroub, S. A., Malas, T. B., Naeem, R., Zhang, H., Otto, T. D., Bitter, W. & Pain, A., 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 1, p. e0211003

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

transcription factors

Optimization of secretion and surface localization of heterologous OVA protein in mycobacteria by using LipY as a carrier 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1107 Immunology

Burggraaf, M. J., Ates, L. S., Speer, A., Van Der Kuij, K., Kuijl, C. & Bitter, W., 6 Mar 2019, In : Microbial Cell Factories. 18, p. 1-14 14 p., 44.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Allergy and Immunology

Protease and transmembrane domain of the type VII secretion mycosin protease determine system-specific functioning in mycobacteria

van Winden, V. J. C., Damen, M. P. M., Ummels, R., Bitter, W. & Houben, E. N. G., 28 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Peptide Hydrolases
Mycobacterium marinum

Press / Media

Interview Radio NPO1 Smaakmakers

W. Bitter


1 item of media coverage

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interview Volkskrant Tuberculose

W. Bitter


1 media contribution

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