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

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

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Research Output 2003 2018

  • 90 Article
  • 14 PhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VU
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 PhD Thesis - Research external, graduation VU

Accelerating early antituberculosis drug discovery by creating mycobacterial indicator strains that predict mode of action

Boot, M., Commandeur, S., Subudhi, A. K., Bahira, M., Smith, T. C., Abdallah, A. M., van Gemert, M., Lelièvre, J., Ballell, L., Aldridge, B. B., Pain, A., Speer, A. & Bitter, W., Jul 2018, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 62, 7, e00083-18

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Drug Discovery
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Mycobacterium marinum

Environmental Mycobacterium avium subsp. hominissuis have a higher probability to act as a recipient in conjugation than clinical strains

Shoulah, S. A., Oschmann, A. M., Selim, A., Semmler, T., Schwarz, C., Kamal, E., Hamouda, F., Galila, E., Bitter, W. & Lewin, A., Jan 2018, In : Plasmid. 95, p. 28-35 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Mycobacterium avium
DNA Restriction-Modification Enzymes
Genomic Islands

EspH is a hypervirulence factor for Mycobacterium marinum and essential for the secretion of the ESX-1 substrates EspE and EspF

Phan, T. H., van Leeuwen, L. M., Kuijl, C., Ummels, R., van Stempvoort, G., Rubio-Canalejas, A., Piersma, S. R., Jiménez, C. R., van der Sar, A. M., Houben, E. N. G. & Bitter, W., 1 Aug 2018, In : Plos Pathogens. 14, 8, e1007247

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Mycobacterium marinum

Fluorescent benzothiazinone analogs efficiently and selectively label DprE1 in mycobacteria and actinobacteria

Sommer, R., Neres, J., Piton, J., Dhar, N., van der Sar, A., Mukherjee, R., Laroche, T., Dyson, P. J., McKinney, J. D., Bitter, W., Makarov, V. & Cole, S. T., 5 Oct 2018, In : Acs chemical biology.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Mycobacterium marinum
Corynebacterium glutamicum
Lead compounds
Mycobacterium smegmatis

Linking cytochrome P450 enzymes from Mycobacterium tuberculosis to their cognate ferredoxin partners

Ortega Ugalde, S., de Koning, C. P., Wallraven, K., Bruyneel, B., Vermeulen, N. P. E., Grossmann, T. N., Bitter, W., Commandeur, J. N. M. & Vos, J. C., Nov 2018, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 102, 21, p. 9231-9242 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme System

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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