K Brooks Low Jr PhD

Professor (Adjunct) of Research in Therapeutic Radiology

Departments & Organizations

Radiobiology & RadiotherapyTherapeutic Radiology/Radiation Oncology: RadiobiologyRadiobiology and Radiotherapy

Research Interests

DNA molecule recombination in vivo, relationship of recombination and DNA damage; use of bacteria to diagnose and treat cancer; starvation and mutagenesis


  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1965

Selected Publications

  • Murray SR, Ernst RK, Bermudes D, Miller SI, Low KB.pmrA(Con) confers pmrHFIJKL-dependent EGTA and polymyxin resistance on msbB Salmonella by decorating lipid A with phosphoethanolamine. J Bacteriol. 2007 Jul189(14):5161-9. Epub 2007 Apr 20.
  • Ruan B, Nakano H, Tanaka M, Mills JA, DeVito JA, Min B, Low KB, Battista JR, Söll D. Cysteinyl-tRNA(Cys) formation in Methanocaldococcus jannaschii: the mechanism is still unknown. J Bacteriol. 2004 Jan186(1):8-14.
  • Low KB, Ittensohn M, Luo X, Zheng LM, King I, Pawelek JM, Bermudes D. Construction of VNP20009: a novel, genetically stable antibiotic-sensitive strain of tumor-targeting Salmonella for parenteral administration in humans. Methods Mol Med. 200490:47-60. No abstract available.


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