Nongnuch Vanittanakom

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Affiliation: Chiang Mai University
Country: Thailand

Publications

  1. pmc Rapid identification of Penicillium marneffei by PCR-based detection of specific sequences on the rRNA gene
    Nongnuch Vanittanakom
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    J Clin Microbiol 40:1739-42. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Isolation and expression of heat shock protein 30 gene from Penicillium marneffei
    Nongnuch Vanittanakom
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Med Mycol 47:521-6. 2009
  3. pmc Identification of emerging human-pathogenic Pythium insidiosum by serological and molecular assay-based methods
    Nongnuch Vanittanakom
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    J Clin Microbiol 42:3970-4. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The copper, zinc superoxide dismutase gene of Penicillium marneffei: cloning, characterization, and differential expression during phase transition and macrophage infection
    Sophit Thirach
    Department of Microbiology, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Med Mycol 45:409-17. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Antioxidative and immunogenic properties of catalase-peroxidase protein in Penicillium marneffei
    Monsicha Pongpom
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai
    Med Mycol 51:835-42. 2013
  6. pmc The role of L-DOPA on melanization and mycelial production in Malassezia furfur
    Sirida Youngchim
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 8:e63764. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Penicillium marneffei actin expression during phase transition, oxidative stress, and macrophage infection
    Aksarakorn Kummasook
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, 50200, Thailand
    Mol Biol Rep 38:2813-9. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Isolation and identification of the human pathogen Pythium insidiosum from environmental samples collected in Thai agricultural areas
    Jidapa Supabandhu
    Department of Microbiology Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    Med Mycol 46:41-52. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Random amplified polymorphic DNA typing and phylogeny of Pythium insidiosum clinical isolates in Thailand
    Srisuda Pannanusorn
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 38:383-91. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Spermidine is required for morphogenesis in the human pathogenic fungus, Penicillium marneffei
    Aksarakorn Kummasook
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand Center for Applied Chemical Biology and Department of Biological Sciences, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44555, United States
    Fungal Genet Biol 58:25-32. 2013

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  1. pmc Rapid identification of Penicillium marneffei by PCR-based detection of specific sequences on the rRNA gene
    Nongnuch Vanittanakom
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    J Clin Microbiol 40:1739-42. 2002
    ..The species was identified within 7 h (single PCR) or 10 h (nested PCR), compared to 4 to 7 days for confirmation of dimorphism. The application of these PCR methods for early diagnosis of the disease needs to be studied further...
  2. doi request reprint Isolation and expression of heat shock protein 30 gene from Penicillium marneffei
    Nongnuch Vanittanakom
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Med Mycol 47:521-6. 2009
    ..This is the first report showing that this small heat shock protein could elicit the human immune response...
  3. pmc Identification of emerging human-pathogenic Pythium insidiosum by serological and molecular assay-based methods
    Nongnuch Vanittanakom
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    J Clin Microbiol 42:3970-4. 2004
    ..The predominant antigens recognized by Western blotting may be useful in the development of a more sensitive and specific diagnostic tool for this disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint The copper, zinc superoxide dismutase gene of Penicillium marneffei: cloning, characterization, and differential expression during phase transition and macrophage infection
    Sophit Thirach
    Department of Microbiology, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Med Mycol 45:409-17. 2007
    ..marneffei to the internal macrophage environment. The latter may serve as a putative virulence factor of this fungus allowing for survival in the host cell...
  5. ncbi request reprint Antioxidative and immunogenic properties of catalase-peroxidase protein in Penicillium marneffei
    Monsicha Pongpom
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai
    Med Mycol 51:835-42. 2013
    ..marneffei-infected patients, including highly exposed-healthy people. This is the first report that the catalase-peroxidase possesses an immunogenic property in fungi...
  6. pmc The role of L-DOPA on melanization and mycelial production in Malassezia furfur
    Sirida Youngchim
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 8:e63764. 2013
    ..furfur. In summary, M. furfur can produce melanin or melanin-like compounds in vitro and in vivo, and the DOPA melanin pathway is involved in cell wall melanization...
  7. doi request reprint Penicillium marneffei actin expression during phase transition, oxidative stress, and macrophage infection
    Aksarakorn Kummasook
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, 50200, Thailand
    Mol Biol Rep 38:2813-9. 2011
    ..These results suggest that actin may play an important role in the early stages of cellular development, but not in environmental stress responses...
  8. ncbi request reprint Isolation and identification of the human pathogen Pythium insidiosum from environmental samples collected in Thai agricultural areas
    Jidapa Supabandhu
    Department of Microbiology Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    Med Mycol 46:41-52. 2008
    ..insidiosum infection for individuals working in endemic agricultural areas...
  9. ncbi request reprint Random amplified polymorphic DNA typing and phylogeny of Pythium insidiosum clinical isolates in Thailand
    Srisuda Pannanusorn
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 38:383-91. 2007
    ..Our results revealed high genetic heterogeneity among Pythium insidiosum isolates in Thailand. RAPD method should be appropriate for future epidemiological studies of P. insidiosum strains from patients and from natural habitats...
  10. doi request reprint Spermidine is required for morphogenesis in the human pathogenic fungus, Penicillium marneffei
    Aksarakorn Kummasook
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand Center for Applied Chemical Biology and Department of Biological Sciences, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44555, United States
    Fungal Genet Biol 58:25-32. 2013
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  11. ncbi request reprint Human pythiosis, a rare cause of arteritis: case report and literature review
    Narawudt Prasertwitayakij
    Department of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 33:204-14. 2003
    ..To present a case of Pythium insidiosum arteritis and review reported cases of human pythiosis...
  12. doi request reprint Application of nested PCR to detect Penicillium marneffei in serum samples
    Monsicha Pongpom
    Department of Microbiology, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Med Mycol 47:549-53. 2009
    ..marneffei infected HIV-positive sera were negative. The results suggested that the assay could be applied for the diagnosis of infections due to P. marneffei...
  13. ncbi request reprint Application of immunoblot assay for rapid diagnosis of human pythiosis
    Jidapa Supabandhu
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 92:1063-71. 2009
    ..To address this problem, a previously developed immunoblot has been evaluated and objected as an effective diagnostic tool for human pythiosis in this hospital...
  14. doi request reprint Characterization of an MPLP6, a gene coding for a yeast phase specific, antigenic mannoprotein in Penicillium marneffei
    Monsicha Pongpom
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Med Mycol 49:32-9. 2011
    ..None of the sera obtained from patients with aspergillosis, tuberculosis, histoplasmosis or cryptococcosis tested positive. These results suggest that Mplp6 can be used as a marker in a serodiagnostic assay...
  15. doi request reprint Molecular analysis of the Penicillium marneffei glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase-encoding gene (gpdA) and differential expression of gpdA and the isocitrate lyase-encoding gene (acuD) upon internalization by murine macrophages
    Sophit Thirach
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    J Med Microbiol 57:1322-8. 2008
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  16. ncbi request reprint Cloning, characterization and differential expression of an hsp70 gene from the pathogenic dimorphic fungus, Penicillium marneffei
    Aksarakorn Kummasook
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    DNA Seq 18:385-94. 2007
    ..These results suggested that the Hsp70 may play an important role in environmental stress response and adaptation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Vascular pythiosis in a thalassemic patient
    Kamphol Laohapensang
    Department of Surgery, Chiang Mai University Hoospital, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Vascular 17:234-8. 2009
    ..It is likely that immunotherapy, successfully used in animal pythiosis, may be beneficial in the treatment of human vascular pythiosis...
  18. doi request reprint An improved Agrobacterium-mediated transformation system for the functional genetic analysis of Penicillium marneffei
    Aksarakorn Kummasook
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Med Mycol 48:1066-74. 2010
    ..marneffei. Such analyses can potentially facilitate the identification of those genetic elements related to morphogenesis, as well as pathogenesis in this medically important fungus...
  19. pmc Penicillium marneffei infection and recent advances in the epidemiology and molecular biology aspects
    Nongnuch Vanittanakom
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    Clin Microbiol Rev 19:95-110. 2006
    ..Future investigations pertaining to the roles of these genes in host-fungus interactions may provide the key knowledge to understanding the pathogenicity of P. marneffei...
  20. ncbi request reprint Molecular detection of Pythium insidiosum from soil in Thai agricultural areas
    Nongnuch Vanittanakom
    Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand Electronic address
    Int J Med Microbiol 304:321-6. 2014
    ..We conclude that both irrigation water and soil are the natural reservoirs of P. insidiosum. In endemic areas, the exposure to these environmental reservoirs should be considered a risk factor for hosts susceptible to pythiosis. ..
  21. doi request reprint Investigation of dogs as a reservoir of Penicillium marneffei in northern Thailand
    Benjaporn Chaiwun
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Int J Infect Dis 15:e236-9. 2011
    ..marneffei. Hence, there must exist sources to which even tourists are exposed on a short-term basis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Isolation and characterization of a catalase-peroxidase gene from the pathogenic fungus, Penicillium marneffei
    Patthama Pongpom
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Med Mycol 43:403-11. 2005
    ..marneffei is formed. The high expression of the cpeA mRNA transcripts at 37 degrees C may contribute to the survival of this dimorphic fungus in host cells...
  23. pmc Identification of a novel 74-kiloDalton immunodominant antigen of Pythium insidiosum recognized by sera from human patients with pythiosis
    Theerapong Krajaejun
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama 6 Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Clin Microbiol 44:1674-80. 2006
    ..These advances could lead to early diagnosis and effective treatment, crucial factors for better prognosis for patients with pythiosis...
  24. pmc Melanogenesis in dermatophyte species in vitro and during infection
    Sirida Youngchim
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
    Microbiology 157:2348-56. 2011
    ..Based on what is known about the function of melanin as a virulence factor of other pathogenic fungi, this pigment may have a similar role in the pathogenesis of dermatophytic diseases...
  25. ncbi request reprint Entomophthoromycosis in Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital
    Siri Chiewchanvit
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 85:1089-94. 2002
    ..To review documented entomophthoromycosis patients at Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital from 1985 to 2001...
  26. pmc Multilocus microsatellite typing system for Penicillium marneffei reveals spatially structured populations
    Matthew C Fisher
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London W2 1PG, UK
    J Clin Microbiol 42:5065-9. 2004
    ..multilocus.net/); this provides a powerful epidemiological tool for analyzing the underlying parameters that are responsible for the emergence of P. marneffei in human immunodeficiency virus-positive populations...
  27. pmc Role of Cannomys badius as a natural animal host of Penicillium marneffei in India
    Harish Gugnani
    Department of Medical Mycology, University of Delhi, India
    J Clin Microbiol 42:5070-5. 2004
    ..This demonstrates the utility of an MLMT-based approach to elucidating the epidemiology of P. marneffei...
  28. doi request reprint Insights into the pathogenicity of Penicillium marneffei
    Chester R Cooper
    Department of Biological Sciences, Youngstown State University, 1 University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44555, USA
    Future Microbiol 3:43-55. 2008
    ..marneffei and other fungi. Such knowledge may lead to better chemotherapeutic interventions of fungal diseases...