Publications from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Submissions from 2017

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Identification of Naegleria fowleri proteins linked to primary amoebic meningoencephalitis, Melissa Jamerson, Jacqueline A. Schmoyer, Jay Park, Francine Marciano-Cabral, and Guy A. Cabral

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TetR Family Regulator brpT Modulates Biofilm Formation in Streptococcus sanguinis, Jinlin Liu, Victoria N. Stone, Xiuchun Ge, Madison Tang, Fadi Elrami, and Ping Xu

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Saikosaponins induced hepatotoxicity in mice via lipid metabolism dysregulation and oxidative stress: a proteomic study, Xiaoyu Li, Xiaojiaoyang Li, Junxian Lu, Youyi Huang, Lili Lv, Yongfu Luan, Runping Liu, and Rong Sun

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Structural modeling and functional analysis of the essential ribosomal processing protease Prp from Staphylococcus aureus, Erin A. Wall, Adam L. Johnson, Darrell L. Peterson, and Gail E. Christie

Submissions from 2016

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Impaired immunological synapse in sperm associated antigen 6 (SPAG6) deficient mice, Lauren Folgosa Cooley, Mohey Eldin El Shikh, Wei Li, Rebecca C. Keim, Zhengang Zhang, Jerome F. Strauss, Zhibing Zhang, and Daniel H. Conrad

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Involvement of NADH Oxidase in Biofilm Formation in Streptococcus sanguinis, Xiuchun Ge, Xiaoli Shi, Limei Shi, Jinlin Liu, Victoria Stone, Fanxiang Kong, Todd Kitten, and Ping Xu

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Interaction between Cannabinoid System and Toll-Like Receptors Controls Inflammation, Kathleen L. McCoy

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Interaction between Cannabinoid System and Toll-Like Receptors Controls Inflammation, Kathleen L. McCoy

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The Pathogen-Occupied Vacuoles of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Anaplasma marginale Interact with the Endoplasmic Reticulum, Hilary K. Truchan, Chelsea L. Cockburn, Kathryn S. Hebert, Forgivemore Magunda, Susan M. Noh, and Jason A. Carlyon

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The Prostaglandin E2-EP3 Receptor Axis Regulates Anaplasma phagocytophilum-Mediated NLRC4 Inflammasome Activation, Xiaowei Wang, Dana K. Shaw, Holly L. Hammond, Fayyaz S. Sutterwala, Manira Rayamajhi, Kari Ann Shirey, Darren J. Perkins, Joseph V. Bonventre, Thangam S. Velayutham, Sean M. Evans, Kyle G. Rodino, Lauren VieBrock, Karen M. Scanlon, Nicholas H. Carbonetti, Jason A. Carlyon, Edward A. Miao, Jere W. McBride, Michail Kotsyfakis, and Joao H. F. Pedra

Submissions from 2015

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Phylogenetic and syntenic data support a single horizontal transference to aTrypanosoma ancestor of a prokaryotic proline racemase implicated in parasite evasion from host defences, Zuleima C. Caballero, Andre G. Costa-Martins, Robson C. Ferreira, João M P Alves, Myrna G. Serrano, Erney P. Camargo, Gregory A. Buck, Paola Minoprio, and Marata M G Teixeira

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Turning Over a New Leaf: Cannabinoid and Endocannabinoid Modulation of Immune Function, Guy A. Cabral, Thomas J. Rogers, and Aron H. Lichtman

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Increased B Cell ADAM10 in Allergic Patients and Th2 Prone Mice, Lauren Folgosa Cooley, Rebecca K. Martin, Hannah B. Zellner, Anne-Marie Irani, Cora Uram-Tuculescu, Mohey Eldin El Shikh, and Daniel H. Conrad

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Widely Used Herpes Simplex Virus 1 ICP0 Deletion Mutant Strain dl1403 and Its Derivative Viruses Do Not Express Glycoprotein C Due to a Secondary Mutation in the gC Gene, Cristina W. Cunha, Kathryne E. Taylor, Suzanne M. Pritchard, Mark G. Delboy, Tri Komala Sari, Hector C. Aguilar, Karen L. Mossman, and Anthony V. Nicola

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Widely Used Herpes Simplex Virus 1 ICP0 Deletion Mutant Strain dl1403 and Its Derivative Viruses Do Not Express Glycoprotein C Due to a Secondary Mutation in the gC Gene, Cristina W. Cunha, Kathryne E. Taylor, Suzanne M. Pritchard, Mark Delboy, Tri Komala Sari, Hector C. Aguilar, Karen L. Mossman, and Anthony V. Nicola

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Intracellular Uropathogenic E. coli Exploits Host Rab35 for Iron Acquisition and Survival within Urinary Bladder Cells, Neha Dikshit, Pradeep Bist, Shannon N. Fenlon, Niyas Kudukkil Pulloor, Christelle En Lin Chua, Marci A. Scidmore, Jason A. Carlyon, Bor Luen Tang, Swaine L. Chen, and Bindu Sukumaran

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Intracellular Uropathogenic E. coli Exploits Host Rab35 for Iron Acquisition and Survival within Urinary Bladder Cells, Neha Dikshit, Pradeep Bist, Shannon N. Fenlon, Niyas Kudukkil Pulloor, Christelle En Lin Chua, Marci A. Scidmore, Jason A. Carlyon, Bor Len Tang, Swaine L. Chen, and Bindu Sukumaran

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HIV Protease Inhibitors Sensitize Human Head and Neck Squamous Carcinoma Cells to Radiation by Activating Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress, Runping Liu, Luyong Zhang, Jing Yang, Xiaoxuan Zhang, Ross B. Mikkelsen, Shiyu Song, and Huiping Zhou

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HIV Protease Inhibitors Sensitize Human Head and Neck Squamous Carcinoma Cells to Radiation by Activating Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress, Runping Liu, Luyong Zhang, Jing Yang, Xiaoxuan Zhang, Ross Mikkelsen, Shiyu Song, and Huiping Zhou

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Epigenetic Modifications of the PGC-1α Promoter during Exercise Induced Expression in Mice, Timothy L. Lochmann, Ravindar R. Thomas, James P. Bennett Jr., and Shirley M. Taylor

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Essential Domains of Anaplasma phagocytophilum Invasins Utilized to Infect Mammalian Host Cells, David Seidman, Kathryn S. Hebert, Hilary K. Truchan, Daniel P. Miller, Brittney K. Tegels, Richard T. Marconi, and Jason A. Carlyon

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Essential Domains of Anaplasma phagocytophilum Invasins Utilized to Infect Mammalian Host Cells, David Seidman, Kathryn S. Hebert, Hilary K. Truchan, Daniel P. Miller, Brittney K. Tegels, Richard T. Marconi, and Jason A. Carlyon

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Identification of Small-Molecule Inhibitors against Meso-2, 6-Diaminopimelate Dehydrogenase from Porphyromonas gingivalis, Victoria N. Stone, Hardik I. Parikh, Fadi El-rami, Xiuchun Ge, Weihau Chen, Yan Zhang, Glen E. Kellogg, and Ping Xu

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Orientia tsutsugamushi ankyrin repeat-containing protein family members are Type 1 secretion system substrates that traffic to the host cell endoplasmic reticulum, Lauren VieBrock, Sean M. Evans, Andrea R. Beyer, Charles L. Larson, Paul A. Beare, Hong Ge, Smita Singh, Kyle G. Rodino, Robert A. Heinzen, Allen L. Richards, and Jason A. Carlyon

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Comparison of effectiveness of cefovecin, doxycycline, and amoxicillin for the treatment of experimentally induced early Lyme borreliosis in dogs, Bettina Wagner, John Johnson, David Garcia-Tapia, Nicole Honsberger, Vickie King, Catherine Strietzel, John M. Hardham, Thomas J. Heinz, Richard T. Marconi, and Patrick F.M. Meeus