Chester W. Price

Christine & Chet Price farewell, 2007 sabbatical at the Institut Pasteur, Paris

Position Title
Professor Emeritus

Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, College of Biological Sciences

239 Briggs Hall

Research Interests

Molecular genetic analysis of bacterial signaling mechanisms.


  • 1976 Ph.D. Microbiology UC Davis
  • 1968 BA Microbiology UC Riverside

Publications from the Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics

Gaidenko TA, Price CW. 2014. Genetic evidence for a phosphorylation-independent signal transduction mechanism within the Bacillus subtilis stressosome. PLoS One 9:e90741. PMID: 24599254

Gaidenko TA, Bie X, Baldwin EP, Price CW. 2012. Two surfaces of a conserved interdomain linker differentially affect output from the RST sensing module of the Bacillus subtilis stressosome. J. Bacteriol. 194:3913-3921. PMID: 22609918

Nadezhdin EV, Brody MS, Price CW. 2011. An α/β hydrolase and associated Per-ARNT-Sim domain comprise a bipartite sensing module coupled with diverse output domains. PLoS One 6:e25418. PMID: 21980452

Gaidenko TA, Bie X, Baldwin EP, Price CW. 2011. Substitutions in the presumed sensing domain of the Bacillus subtilis stressosome affect its basal output but not response to environmental signals. J. Bacteriol. 193:3588-3597. PMID: 21602359

Eymann C, Schulz S, Gronau K, Becher D, Hecker M, Price CW. 2011. In vivo phosphorylation patterns of key stressosome proteins define a second feedback loop that limits activation of Bacillus subtilis σB. Mol. Microbiol. 80:798-810. PMID: 21362065

Price CW. 2011. General stress response in Bacillus subtilis and related Gram positive bacteria, p. 301-318. In G. Storz and R. Hengge (ed.), Bacterial Stress Responses, 2nd edn. American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC.

Shin JH, Brody MS, Price CW. 2010. Physical and antibiotic stresses require activation of the RsbU phosphatase to induce the general stress response in Listeria monocytogenes. Microbiology 156:2660-2669. PMID: 20558511

Brody MS, Stewart V, Price CW. 2009. Bypass suppression analysis maps the signaling pathway within a multidomain protein: the RsbP energy stress phosphatase 2C from Bacillus subtilis. Mol. Microbiol. 72:1221-1234. PMID: 19432806

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