Shlomo Sela

Summary

Affiliation: Bet Dagan
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc A Mutation in the luxS gene influences Listeria monocytogenes biofilm formation
    Shlomo Sela
    Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Department of Food Sciences, Institute for Technology and Storage of Fresh Produce, Agricultural Research Organization ARO, The Volcani Center, Beth Dagan 50250, Israel
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5653-8. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Thermal inactivation of Escherichia coli in camel milk
    Shlomo Sela
    Department of Food Science, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, PO Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
    J Food Prot 66:1708-11. 2003
  3. pmc Mediterranean fruit fly as a potential vector of bacterial pathogens
    Shlomo Sela
    Department of Food Sciences, ARO, The Volcani Center, Beth Dagan 50250, Israel
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:4052-6. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Salmonella Typhimurium internalization is variable in leafy vegetables and fresh herbs
    Dana Golberg
    Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Department of Food Quality and Safety, Institute for Postharvest and Food Sciences, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, POB 6, Beth Dagan 50250, Israel
    Int J Food Microbiol 145:250-7. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Distribution of Salmonella typhimurium in romaine lettuce leaves
    Yulia Kroupitski
    Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Department of Food Quality and Safety, Institute for Postharvest Technology and Food Sciences, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, POB 6, Beth Dagan 50250, Israel
    Food Microbiol 28:990-7. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessment of contamination potential of lettuce by Salmonella enterica serovar Newport added to the plant growing medium
    Nirit Bernstein
    Institute of Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, PO Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
    J Food Prot 70:1717-22. 2007
  7. pmc Biofilm formation by and multicellular behavior of Escherichia coli O55:H7, an atypical enteropathogenic strain
    Michal Weiss-Muszkat
    Food Safety Research Unit, Department of Food Science, Agricultural Research Organization ARO, The Volcani Center, P O Box 6, Beth Dagan 50250, Israel
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:1545-54. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Evidence for internalization of Escherichia coli into the aerial parts of maize via the root system
    Nirit Bernstein
    Institute of Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences, Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center, P O Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
    J Food Prot 70:471-5. 2007
  9. pmc Internalization of Salmonella enterica in leaves is induced by light and involves chemotaxis and penetration through open stomata
    Yulia Kroupitski
    Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Department of Food Science, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, Beth Dagan 50250, Israel
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:6076-86. 2009
  10. pmc Effect of desiccation on tolerance of salmonella enterica to multiple stresses
    Nadia Gruzdev
    Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Department of Food Quality and Safety, Agricultural Research Organization ARO, The Volcani Center, POB 6, Beth Dagan 50250, Israel
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:1667-73. 2011

Collaborators

  • Nirit Bernstein
  • David Nestel
  • Mehran J Marouni
  • Riky Pinto
  • Yulia Kroupitski
  • Eduard Belausov
  • Dana Golberg
  • Nadia Gruzdev
  • Michal Weiss-Muszkat
  • Osnat Eyal
  • Jeries Jadoun
  • Dana Shakh
  • Yizhou Zhou
  • Eddy Belausov
  • Matthew R Chapman
  • Dvora Swartzberg
  • David Granot
  • Eitan Rubinstein
  • Asher Barzilai
  • N Keller
  • Arcady Bitler
  • Edmund Ziomek
  • Ehud Skutelski

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc A Mutation in the luxS gene influences Listeria monocytogenes biofilm formation
    Shlomo Sela
    Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Department of Food Sciences, Institute for Technology and Storage of Fresh Produce, Agricultural Research Organization ARO, The Volcani Center, Beth Dagan 50250, Israel
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5653-8. 2006
    ..Exogenous AI-2 failed to restore the wild-type phenotype to the mutant. It seems that an intact luxS gene is associated with repression of components required for attachment and biofilm formation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Thermal inactivation of Escherichia coli in camel milk
    Shlomo Sela
    Department of Food Science, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, PO Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
    J Food Prot 66:1708-11. 2003
    ..coli might behave similarly in bovine and camel milk. Additional TDT studies of various pathogenic species in camel milk are required before establishing pasteurization conditions of camel milk...
  3. pmc Mediterranean fruit fly as a potential vector of bacterial pathogens
    Shlomo Sela
    Department of Food Sciences, ARO, The Volcani Center, Beth Dagan 50250, Israel
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:4052-6. 2005
    ..coli was made. These findings support the hypothesis that the common Mediterranean fruit fly is a potential vector of human pathogens to fruits...
  4. doi request reprint Salmonella Typhimurium internalization is variable in leafy vegetables and fresh herbs
    Dana Golberg
    Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Department of Food Quality and Safety, Institute for Postharvest and Food Sciences, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, POB 6, Beth Dagan 50250, Israel
    Int J Food Microbiol 145:250-7. 2011
    ..Since internalized bacteria may evade disinfection, it is of great interest to identify plants which are more susceptible to bacterial internalization, as well as plant and environmental factors that affect internalization...
  5. doi request reprint Distribution of Salmonella typhimurium in romaine lettuce leaves
    Yulia Kroupitski
    Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Department of Food Quality and Safety, Institute for Postharvest Technology and Food Sciences, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, POB 6, Beth Dagan 50250, Israel
    Food Microbiol 28:990-7. 2011
    ..Our findings indicate that initial attachment of Salmonella to romaine lettuce leaf depends on multiple plant factors pertaining to the specific localization on the leaf tissue and to the developmental stage of the leaf...
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessment of contamination potential of lettuce by Salmonella enterica serovar Newport added to the plant growing medium
    Nirit Bernstein
    Institute of Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, PO Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
    J Food Prot 70:1717-22. 2007
    ..These findings are first to suggest that Salmonella Newport can translocate from contaminated roots to the aerial parts of lettuce seedlings and propose that the process is dependent on the developmental stage of the plant...
  7. pmc Biofilm formation by and multicellular behavior of Escherichia coli O55:H7, an atypical enteropathogenic strain
    Michal Weiss-Muszkat
    Food Safety Research Unit, Department of Food Science, Agricultural Research Organization ARO, The Volcani Center, P O Box 6, Beth Dagan 50250, Israel
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:1545-54. 2010
    ..This report is the first to describe and analyze a multicellular behavior in aEPEC and support a major role for curli and the crl regulator in biofilm development at low temperatures corresponding to the nonmammalian host environment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evidence for internalization of Escherichia coli into the aerial parts of maize via the root system
    Nirit Bernstein
    Institute of Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences, Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center, P O Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
    J Food Prot 70:471-5. 2007
    ..The present study is the first to demonstrate internalization of E. coli via the root in a monocotyledonous plant...
  9. pmc Internalization of Salmonella enterica in leaves is induced by light and involves chemotaxis and penetration through open stomata
    Yulia Kroupitski
    Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Department of Food Science, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, Beth Dagan 50250, Israel
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:6076-86. 2009
    ..Internalization of leaves may provide a partial explanation for the failure of sanitizers to efficiently eradicate food-borne pathogens in leafy greens...
  10. pmc Effect of desiccation on tolerance of salmonella enterica to multiple stresses
    Nadia Gruzdev
    Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Department of Food Quality and Safety, Agricultural Research Organization ARO, The Volcani Center, POB 6, Beth Dagan 50250, Israel
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:1667-73. 2011
    ..enterica, demonstrating the limitations of current chemical and physical treatments utilized by the food industry to inactivate food-borne pathogens...
  11. pmc The luxS gene of Streptococcus pyogenes regulates expression of genes that affect internalization by epithelial cells
    Mehran J Marouni
    Department of Human Microbiology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Infect Immun 71:5633-9. 2003
    ..Our results indicate that LuxS activity in strain SP268 plays an important role in the expression of virulence factors associated with epithelial cell internalization...
  12. ncbi request reprint Influence of group A streptococcal acid glycoprotein on expression of major virulence factors and internalization by epithelial cells
    Mehran J Marouni
    Department of Human Microbiology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Microb Pathog 35:63-72. 2003
    ..In overall, results show that CsrR, directly or indirectly, affects the expression of SAGP, and that the SAGP modulates expression of not only SpeB, but also other genes that facilitate S. pyogenes internalization...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fate of Streptococcus pyogenes and epithelial cells following internalization
    Mehran J Marouni
    Department of Human Microbiology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Med Microbiol 53:1-7. 2004
    ..Concomitantly, intracellular and, apparently, extracellular free bacteria induce apoptosis through their cytotoxic activity, and release essential nutrients required for their growth...
  14. ncbi request reprint Role of M3 protein in the adherence and internalization of an invasive Streptococcus pyogenes strain by epithelial cells
    Osnat Eyal
    Department of Human Microbiology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 38:205-13. 2003
    ..pyogenes internalization by SpeB is not related to the presence of an intact M3 protein. Thus, other proteins in SP268, which serve as targets for SpeB activity, have a prominent role in the internalization process...
  15. ncbi request reprint Intracellular survival of persistent group A streptococci in cultured epithelial cells
    Mehran J Marouni
    Department of Human Microbiology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Med Microbiol 294:27-33. 2004
    ..This finding supports the idea that an intracellular reservoir of GAS plays a role in the etiology of antibiotic eradication failure...
  16. pmc Role of CsrR, hyaluronic acid, and SpeB in the internalization of Streptococcus pyogenes M type 3 strain by epithelial cells
    Jeries Jadoun
    Department of Human Microbiology, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Infect Immun 70:462-9. 2002
    ..Thus, it seems that complex interactions between CsrR, SpeB, and capsule are involved in modulation of group A streptococcus internalization...