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Publications of Neal R. Chamberlain, PhD


Chamberlain, N. 2015. Bacillus anthracis: String of Pearls Reaction. Visual Resources:

24. Chamberlain NR, Stuart MK, Singh VK, Sargentini NJ. Utilization of case presentations in medical microbiology to enhance relevance of basic science for medical students. Med Educ Online. 2012;17. doi: 10.3402/meo.v17i0.15943. Epub 2012 Mar 13. PubMed

Draper BB, Johnson JC, Fossum C, Chamberlain NR. Osteopathic medical students' beliefs about osteopathic manipulative treatment at 4 colleges of osteopathic medicine. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2011 Nov;111(11):615-30. PubMed

Chamberlain NR, Singh VK. Prevalence of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus in nasal samples from preclinical second-year medical students. Mo Med. 2011 Sep-Oct;108(5):373-6. PubMed

Shapiro JA, Nguyen VL, Chamberlain NR. Evidence for persisters in Staphylococcus epidermidis RP62a planktonic cultures and biofilms. J Med Microbiol. 2011 Jul;60(Pt 7):950-60. Epub 2011 Mar 17 PubMed

Singh VK, Hattangady DS, Giotis ES, Singh AK, Chamberlain NR, Stuart MK, Wilkinson BJ. Insertional inactivation of branched-chain {alpha}-keto acid dehydrogenase (BKD) in Staphylococcus aureus leads to decreased branched-chain membrane fatty acids content and increased susceptibility to certain stresses. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008 Oct;74(19):5882-5890. Epub 2008 Aug. 8. PubMed
Singh VK, Utaida S, Jackson LS, Jayaswal RK, Wilkinson BJ, Chamberlain NR. Role for dnaK locus in tolerance of multiple stresses in Staphylococcus aureus. Microbiology. 2007 Sep;153(Pt 9):3162-73. PubMed
Chamberlain NR, Yates HA. A prospective study of osteopathic medical students' attitudes toward use of osteopathic manipulative treatment in caring for patients. J Am Osteopath Assoc 2003 Oct;103(10):470-8 PubMed
Stuart MK, Chamberlain NR. Monoclonal antibodies to elongation factor-1alpha inhibit in vitro translation in lysates of Sf21 cells. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. 2003 Jan;52(1):17-34 PubMed
Chamberlain NR, Yates HA. Use of a computer-assisted clinical case (CACC) SOAP note exercise to assess students' application of osteopathic principles and practice. J Am Osteopath Assoc 2000 Jul;100(7):437-40 PubMed
Chamberlain NR. Identification and partial characterisation of an extracellular activator of fatty acid modifying enzyme (FAME) expression in Staphylococcus epidermidis. J Med Microbiol 1999 Mar;48(3):245-52 PubMed
Baer RW, Chamberlain NR. Environmental factors promoting the effective use of a computer-assisted clinical case for second-year osteopathic medical students. J Am Osteopath Assoc 1998 Jul;98(7):380-5 PubMed
Chamberlain NR, Brueggemann SA. Characterisation and expression of fatty acid modifying enzyme produced by Staphylococcus epidermidis. J Med Microbiol 1997 Aug;46(8):693-7 PubMed
Chamberlain NR, Imanoel B. Genetic regulation of fatty acid modifying enzyme from Staphylococcus aureus. J Med Microbiol 1996 Feb;44(2):125-9 PubMed
Xiong Z, Ge S, Chamberlain NR, Kapral FA. Growth cycle-induced changes in sensitivity of Staphylococcus aureus to bactericidal lipids from abscesses. J Med Microbiol 1993 Jul;39(1):58-63 PubMed
Chamberlain NR. Another easy technique for extruding polyacrylamide gels from isoelectric focusing tubes of 1.5-mm inside diameter. Biotechniques 1992 Oct;13(4):532 PubMed
Chamberlain NR, Mehrtens BG, Xiong Z, Kapral FA, Boardman JL, Rearick JI. Correlation of carotenoid production, decreased membrane fluidity, and resistance to oleic acid killing in Staphylococcus aureus 18Z. Infect Immun 1991 Dec;59(12):4332-7 PubMed
Purcell BK, Chamberlain NR, Goldberg MS, Andrews LP, Robinson EJ, Norgard MV, Radolf JD. Molecular cloning and characterization of the 15-kilodalton major immunogen of Treponema pallidum. Infect Immun 1989 Dec;57(12):3708-14 PubMed
Chamberlain NR, DeOgny L, Slaughter C, Radolf JD, Norgard MV. Acylation of the 47-kilodalton major membrane immunogen of Treponema pallidum determines its hydrophobicity. Infect Immun 1989 Sep;57(9):2878-85 PubMed
Chamberlain NR, Brandt ME, Erwin AL, Radolf JD, Norgard MV. Major integral membrane protein immunogens of Treponema pallidum are proteolipids. Infect Immun 1989 Sep;57(9):2872-7 PubMed
Hsu PL, Chamberlain NR, Orth K, Moomaw CR, Zhang LQ, Slaughter CA, Radolf JD, Sell S, Norgard MV. Sequence analysis of the 47-kilodalton major integral membrane immunogen of Treponema pallidum. Infect Immun 1989 Jan;57(1):196-203 PubMed
Hansen EJ, Gonzales FR, Chamberlain NR, Norgard MV, Miller EE, Cope LD, Pelzel SE, Gaddy B, Clausell A. Cloning of the gene encoding the major outer membrane protein of Haemophilus influenzae type b. Infect Immun 1988 Oct;56(10):2709-16 PubMed
Radolf JD, Chamberlain NR, Clausell A, Norgard MV. Identification and localization of integral membrane proteins of virulent Treponema pallidum subsp. pallidum by phase partitioning with the nonionic detergent triton X-114. Infect Immun 1988 Feb;56(2):490-8 PubMed
Chamberlain NR, Radolf JD, Hsu PL, Sell S, Norgard MV. Genetic and physicochemical characterization of the recombinant DNA-derived 47-kilodalton surface immunogen of Treponema pallidum subsp. pallidum. Infect Immun 1988 Jan;56(1):71-8 PubMed
Norgard MV, Chamberlain NR, Swancutt MA, Goldberg MS. Cloning and expression of the major 47-kilodalton surface immunogen of Treponema pallidum in Escherichia coli. Infect Immun 1986 Nov;54(2):500-6 PubMed
Chamberlain NR (Ph.D. Thesis). The presence of delta toxin and lipase in murine intraperitoneal abscesses generated by Staphylococcus aureus. Ohio State University. 1985
Books Return to top
2. Sexton, PS, Chamberlain, NR. 2015. Transformative learning in osteopathic medical education, In Transformative Curriculum Design in Health Sciences Education, Chapter 8, (C.Halupa, ed), IGI Global, 1-296. ISBN13: 978-1-46-668571-0.
Chamberlain NR. The Big Picture: Medical Microbiology. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. New York, NY. 2008
Other Scholarly Works Return to top
Chamberlain N, Bowman RC. Healthy Teachers: A Lesson for Schools. February, 4, 2010. Available at:

Chamberlain, N. 2009. Coagulase Test for Staphylococcus Species. Visual Resources:

Chamberlain NR. 2004. Transmission Cycles of Plague. Visual Resources:

Chamberlain NR. 2002. Reactions in TSI agar slants digital images. Visual Resources:

Chamberlain, NR. 2001. Spore Stain of Bacillus subtilis. Visual Resources:

Chamberlain NR. 2001. Growth Inhibition of Streptococcus pyogenes by Bacitracin . Visual Resources:

Chamberlain NR. 2001. Lactose Fermentation on MacConkey Agar Plates. Visual Resources:
Chamberlain NR. 2001. Catalase Test. Visual Resources:
Chamberlain NR. 2000. Mycobacterium phlei digital images. Visual Resources:
Chamberlain NR. 2000. Bacitracin Sensitivity Using Group A and B Beta-Hemolytic Streptococci. Visual Resources:

Chamberlain NR. 2000. Gram Stain of Bacillus subtilis. Visual Resources: