Selected Publications

Summers WC: FĂ©lix Hubert d'Herelle (1873-1949): History of a scientific mind. Bacteriophage. 2016; 2017 Jan 4. PMID: 28090388

Summers WC: Inventing Viruses. Annu Rev Virol. 2014 Nov. PMID: 26958713

Summers WC: Life in Science: William C Summers. Bacteriophage. 2014 Jan 1. PMID: 24478937

Summers WC: The strange history of phage therapy. Bacteriophage. 2012 Apr 1. PMID: 23050223

Summers WC: In the beginning… Bacteriophage. 2011 Jan. PMID: 21687535

Summers WC: From enzyme adaptation to gene regulation. Adv Appl Microbiol. 2003. PMID: 12964243

Summers WC: Bacteriophage therapy. Annu Rev Microbiol. 2001. PMID: 11544363

Summers WC: The Chinese Nail Murders: forensic medicine in Imperial China. Yale J Biol Med. 1999 Nov-Dec. PMID: 11138936

Summers WC: Hans Zinsser: a tale of two cultures. Yale J Biol Med. 1999 Sep-Oct. PMID: 11049165

Summers WC: Microbe Hunters revisited. Int Microbiol. 1998 Mar. PMID: 10943343

Tung PP, Respass J, Summers WC: 3'-Amino thymidine affinity matrix for the purification of herpes simplex virus thymidine kinase. Yale J Biol Med. 1996 Nov-Dec. PMID: 9436293

Tung PP, Summers WC: Substrate specificity of Epstein-Barr virus thymidine kinase. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1994 Sep. PMID: 7811040

Summers WC: Congruences in Chinese and Western medicine from 1830-1911: smallpox, plague and cholera. Yale J Biol Med. 1994 Jan-Apr. PMID: 7544052

Sanderson MR, Freemont PS, Murthy HM, Krane JF, Summers WC, Steitz TA: Purification and crystallization of thymidine kinase from herpes simplex virus type 1. J Mol Biol. 1988 Aug 20. PMID: 2845104

Liu QY, Summers WC: Site-directed mutagenesis of a nucleotide-binding domain in HSV-1 thymidine kinase: effects on catalytic activity. Virology. 1988 Apr. PMID: 2833027

Summers WC, Sarkar SN, Glazer PM: Direct and inducible mutagenesis in mammalian cells. Cancer Surv. 1985. PMID: 3916654