Julia W Pridgeon

Summary

Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Permethrin induces overexpression of multiple genes in Aedes aegypti
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, 1600 SW, 23rd Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:580-7. 2009
  2. pmc Complete Genome Sequence of a Moderately Virulent Aeromonas hydrophila Strain, pc104A, Isolated from Soil of a Catfish Pond in West Alabama
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA, ARS, Auburn, Alabama, USA
    Genome Announc 2:. 2014
  3. pmc Complete Genome Sequence of a Virulent Strain, Streptococcus iniae ISET0901, Isolated from Diseased Tilapia
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA, ARS, Auburn, Alabama, USA
    Genome Announc 2:. 2014
  4. pmc Complete Genome Sequence of the Attenuated Novobiocin-Resistant Streptococcus iniae Vaccine Strain ISNO
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA, Auburn, Alabama, USA
    Genome Announc 2:. 2014
  5. pmc Complete Genome Sequence of the Highly Virulent Aeromonas hydrophila AL09-71 Isolated from Diseased Channel Catfish in West Alabama
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA, ARS, Auburn, Alabama, USA
    Genome Announc 2:. 2014
  6. pmc Complete Genome of the Attenuated Sparfloxacin-Resistant Streptococcus agalactiae Strain 138spar
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA, ARS, Auburn, Alabama, USA
    Genome Announc 2:. 2014
  7. doi request reprint G-protein coupled receptor 18 (GPR18) in channel catfish: expression analysis and efficacy as immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 35:1070-8. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Apolipoprotein A1 in channel catfish: transcriptional analysis, antimicrobial activity, and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 35:1129-37. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Recombinant goose-type lysozyme in channel catfish: lysozyme activity and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 35:1309-19. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Identification of gyrB and rpoB gene mutations and differentially expressed proteins between a novobiocin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila catfish vaccine strain and its virulent parent strain
    J W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36830, USA
    Vet Microbiol 166:624-30. 2013

Detail Information

Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint Permethrin induces overexpression of multiple genes in Aedes aegypti
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, 1600 SW, 23rd Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:580-7. 2009
    ..05). Our results suggest that subtractive cDNA hybridization and QPCR are powerful techniques to identify differentially expressed genes in response to pesticide treatment...
  2. pmc Complete Genome Sequence of a Moderately Virulent Aeromonas hydrophila Strain, pc104A, Isolated from Soil of a Catfish Pond in West Alabama
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA, ARS, Auburn, Alabama, USA
    Genome Announc 2:. 2014
    ..Its full genome is 5,023,829 bp. The availability of this genome will allow comparative genomics to identify the virulence genes that are important for pathogenesis or immunogens for the purpose of vaccine development. ..
  3. pmc Complete Genome Sequence of a Virulent Strain, Streptococcus iniae ISET0901, Isolated from Diseased Tilapia
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA, ARS, Auburn, Alabama, USA
    Genome Announc 2:. 2014
    ..The availability of this genome will allow comparative genomics to identify virulence genes important for the pathogenesis of streptococcosis caused by S. iniae, as well as possible immunogens for vaccine development. ..
  4. pmc Complete Genome Sequence of the Attenuated Novobiocin-Resistant Streptococcus iniae Vaccine Strain ISNO
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA, Auburn, Alabama, USA
    Genome Announc 2:. 2014
    ..The availability of this genome will allow comparative genomics to identify potential virulence genes important for pathogenesis of S. iniae and potential mechanisms associated with novobiocin resistance in this strain. ..
  5. pmc Complete Genome Sequence of the Highly Virulent Aeromonas hydrophila AL09-71 Isolated from Diseased Channel Catfish in West Alabama
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA, ARS, Auburn, Alabama, USA
    Genome Announc 2:. 2014
    ..The full genome of A. hydrophila AL09-71 is 5,023,861 bp. The availability of this genome will allow comparative genomics to identify genes involved in pathogenesis or immunogens for the purpose of vaccine development. ..
  6. pmc Complete Genome of the Attenuated Sparfloxacin-Resistant Streptococcus agalactiae Strain 138spar
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA, ARS, Auburn, Alabama, USA
    Genome Announc 2:. 2014
    ..agalactiae 138P. The full genome of S. agalactiae 138spar is 1,838,126 bp. This genome will allow comparative genomics to identify genes associated with virulence, antibiotic resistance, or other characteristics. ..
  7. doi request reprint G-protein coupled receptor 18 (GPR18) in channel catfish: expression analysis and efficacy as immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 35:1070-8. 2013
    ..08) increased. Taken together, our results suggest that pcDNA-GPR18 could be used as a novel immunostimulant to provide immediate protection to channel catfish against A. hydrophila infection. ..
  8. doi request reprint Apolipoprotein A1 in channel catfish: transcriptional analysis, antimicrobial activity, and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 35:1129-37. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that pcDNA-ApoA1 could be used as a novel immunostimulant to offer immediate protection to catfish against A. hydrophila infection. ..
  9. doi request reprint Recombinant goose-type lysozyme in channel catfish: lysozyme activity and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 35:1309-19. 2013
    ..Taken together, our results suggest that pcDNA-Lys-g could be used as a novel immunostimulant to offer immediate protection to channel catfish against A. hydrophila infection. ..
  10. doi request reprint Identification of gyrB and rpoB gene mutations and differentially expressed proteins between a novobiocin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila catfish vaccine strain and its virulent parent strain
    J W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36830, USA
    Vet Microbiol 166:624-30. 2013
    ..Our results might provide insights on how to develop novel efficacious vaccine against Aeromonas hydrophila infection...
  11. doi request reprint Attenuation of a virulent Aeromonas hydrophila with novobiocin and pathogenic characterization of the novobiocin-resistant strain
    J W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 113:1319-28. 2012
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Chicken-type lysozyme in channel catfish: expression analysis, lysozyme activity, and efficacy as immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 35:680-8. 2013
    ..Taken together, our results suggest that pcDNA-Lys-c could be used as a novel immunostimulant to protect channel catfish against A. hydrophila infection...
  13. doi request reprint Fitness cost, gyrB mutation, and absence of phosphotransferase system fructose specific IIABC component in novobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae vaccine strain ISNO
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36830, USA
    Vet Microbiol 165:384-91. 2013
    ..iniae...
  14. doi request reprint Biochemical and molecular characterization of the novobiocin and rifampicin resistant Aeromonas hydrophila vaccine strain AL09-71N+R compared to its virulent parent strain AL09-71
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36830, USA
    Vet Microbiol 165:349-57. 2013
    ..None of the 32 sequences was confirmed to be present in AL09-71 but absent in AL09-71 N+R. At the transcription level, 29 of the 32 genes were found to be expressed greater than 10-fold in AL09-71 N+R compared to that in AL09-71...
  15. doi request reprint Development of live attenuated Streptococcus agalactiae as potential vaccines by selecting for resistance to sparfloxacin
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Vaccine 31:2705-12. 2013
    ..agalactiae. Taken together, our results suggest that a polyvalent vaccine consisting of various strains of S. agalactiae might be essential to provide broader protection to Nile tilapia against infections caused by S. agalactiae...
  16. doi request reprint Identification, virulence, and mass spectrometry of toxic ECP fractions of West Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila obtained from a 2010 disease outbreak
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36830, USA
    Vet Microbiol 164:336-43. 2013
    ..05) higher than that of a reference A. hydrophila strain AL98-C1B. Our results might shed light on the possible virulence factors of the highly virulent West Alabama isolates of A. hydrophila...
  17. doi request reprint Attempt to develop live attenuated bacterial vaccines by selecting resistance to gossypol, proflavine hemisulfate, novobiocin, or ciprofloxacin
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, United States
    Vaccine 31:2222-30. 2013
    ..tarda 30305 at both 14- and 28-dpv. Our results suggest that the development of live attenuated bacterial vaccines that are safe and efficacious is challenging, although it is feasible...
  18. doi request reprint Identification and virulence of Chryseobacterium indologenes isolated from diseased yellow perch (Perca flavescens)
    J W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 114:636-43. 2013
    ..To identify pathogen of diseased yellow perch and determine their virulence...
  19. doi request reprint Global gene expression in channel catfish after vaccination with an attenuated Edwardsiella ictaluri
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 32:524-33. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that these differentially regulated genes elicited by the vaccination might play important roles in the protection of channel catfish against E. ictaluri...
  20. doi request reprint Global transcription analysis of vaccinated channel catfish following challenge with virulent Edwardsiella ictaluri
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 146:53-61. 2012
    ..ictaluri was also validated by quantitative PCR. Our results suggest that these differentially regulated genes might play important roles in channel catfish immunity against E. ictaluri...
  21. doi request reprint Evaluation of an in vitro cell assay to select attenuated bacterial mutants of Aeromonas hydrophila and Edwardsiella tarda to channel catfish
    J W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 111:1310-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of using an in vitro cell assay to select attenuated bacterial mutants...
  22. doi request reprint Efficacy of QCDCR formulated CpG ODN 2007 in Nile tilapia against Streptococcus iniae and identification of upregulated genes
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 145:179-90. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that the protection elicited by ODN 2007 is mainly through innate immune responses directly or indirectly related to immunity...
  23. doi request reprint Expression profiles of seven channel catfish antimicrobial peptides in response to Edwardsiella ictaluri infection
    J W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    J Fish Dis 35:227-37. 2012
    ..ictaluri. Taken together, our results suggest that hepcidin might play an important role in the channel catfish defence against E. ictaluri infection...
  24. doi request reprint Identification of unique DNA sequences present in highly virulent 2009 Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Vet Microbiol 152:117-25. 2011
    ..hydrophila with different virulence as templates, two sequences (hypothetical protein XAUC_13870 and putative methyltransferase) were found to be only present in highly virulent A. hydrophila isolates, but absent in avirulent isolates...
  25. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of Aedes aegypti, Culex quinquefasciatus Say, and Anopheles quadrimaculatus Say to 19 pesticides with different modes of action
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:82-7. 2008
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Topically applied AaeIAP1 double-stranded RNA kills female adults of Aedes aegypti
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, 1600 SW 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:414-20. 2008
    ..aegypti. Our results indicate that critical pathways or genes could be targeted to develop molecular pesticides for the control of medically important diseases vectors...
  27. ncbi request reprint Developmental and environmental regulation of AaeIAP1 transcript in Aedes aegypti
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, 1600 SW 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:1071-9. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that AaeIAP1 might play an important role in both the physiological development ofAe. aegypti and stress-induced apoptosis...
  28. ncbi request reprint A high-throughput screening method to identify potential pesticides for mosquito control
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, 1600 SW 23rd Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:335-41. 2009
    ..aegypti. Our results show that this high-throughput screening method is suitable for screening large numbers of candidate chemicals quickly to identify effective compounds...
  29. ncbi request reprint Permethrin induces overexpression of cytochrome c oxidase subunit 3 in Aedes aegypti
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, 1600 SW, 23rd Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:810-9. 2009
    ..74-, and 9.47 +/- 3.71-fold, respectively) by permethrin at LD10 compared with acetone (P < 0.05). Taken together, our results suggest that overexpression of CO3 is tightly regulated in Ae. aegypti in response to xenobiotic treatment...
  30. doi request reprint Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in the anterior kidney of channel catfish induced by modified live Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccination
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 134:184-98. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that subtractive cDNA hybridization and QPCR are powerful cost-effective techniques to identify differentially expressed genes in response to modified live E. ictaluri vaccination...
  31. doi request reprint Identification of in vitro upregulated genes in a modified live vaccine strain of Edwardsiella ictaluri compared to a virulent parent strain
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 33:e31-40. 2010
    ..However, putative functions of 20% of the genes identified are currently unknown. Putative roles of some of the in vitro upregulated genes in protective immunity induced by the vaccine strain are discussed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Structure-activity relationships of 33 carboxamides as toxicants against female Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae)
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, 1600 SW 23rd Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Med Entomol 47:172-8. 2010
    ..66 and 72.07 microg per mosquito, respectively. Results from this initial study may prove useful in guiding further carboxamide modifications for the development of potential new insecticides...
  33. doi request reprint Expression profiles of toll-like receptors in anterior kidney of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), acutely infected by Edwardsiella ictaluri
    J W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    J Fish Dis 33:497-505. 2010
    ..ictaluri infection might be important for survival from enteric septicaemia of catfish...
  34. doi request reprint Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in channel catfish fry 10 min after modified live Flavobacterium columnare vaccination
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 138:25-33. 2010
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Development and efficacy of novobiocin and rifampicin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila as novel vaccines in channel catfish and Nile tilapia
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Vaccine 29:7896-904. 2011
    ..Taken together, our results suggest that the three attenuated vaccines might be used to protect channel catfish and Nile tilapia against the highly virulent 2009 West Alabama isolates of A. hydrophila...
  36. doi request reprint Development and efficacy of a novobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae as a novel vaccine in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832 United States
    Vaccine 29:5986-93. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that ISNO could be used as a novel safe and efficacious vaccine to protect Nile tilapia from S. iniae infections...
  37. doi request reprint An in vitro screening method to evaluate chemicals as potential chemotherapeutants to control Aeromonas hydrophila infection in channel catfish
    J W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, Auburn, AL, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 111:114-24. 2011
    ..To develop an in vitro screening method to be used for identifying potential effective chemotherapeutants to control Aeromonas hydrophila infections...
  38. doi request reprint Molecular identification and virulence of three Aeromonas hydrophila isolates cultured from infected channel catfish during a disease outbreak in west Alabama (USA) in 2009
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, Alabama 36832, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 94:249-53. 2011
    ..hydrophila from 2009 were highly virulent to channel catfish...
  39. doi request reprint Identification and expression profiles of multiple genes in Nile tilapia in response to bacterial infections
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 144:111-9. 2011
    ..02), and EST 2H04 (unknown protein). Significant upregulation of these genes in Nile tilapia following bacterial infections suggested that they might play important roles in host response to infections of A. hydrophila and S. iniae...
  40. doi request reprint Development of a novobiocin-resistant Edwardsiella ictaluri as a novel vaccine in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Vaccine 29:5631-7. 2011
    ..ictaluri AL93-58. Our results suggest that B-50348 could be used as a novel safe and efficacious vaccine against ESC in channel catfish...
  41. doi request reprint Virulence of Aeromonas hydrophila to channel catfish Ictaluras punctatus fingerlings in the presence and absence of bacterial extracellular products
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, Alabama 36832, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 95:209-15. 2011
    ..At 2 h post bath immersion, all 4 isolates of A. hydrophila were found in all tissues studied (skin, intestine, liver, spleen, kidney, gill and brain), with the highest bacteria count being in the gill and kidney...
  42. doi request reprint Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in Nile tilapia in response to formalin killed Streptococcus iniae vaccination
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, United States
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 142:201-6. 2011
    ..The upregulation of these genes induced by killed S. iniae vaccines suggest that they might play important role in Nile tilapia defense against S. iniae infection...
  43. doi request reprint Comparative transcriptional analysis reveals distinct expression patterns of channel catfish genes after the first infection and re-infection with Aeromonas hydrophila
    Xingjiang Mu
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 35:1566-76. 2013
    ..hydrophila...
  44. doi request reprint Transcriptional profiles of multiple genes in the anterior kidney of channel catfish vaccinated with an attenuated Aeromonas hydrophila
    Xingjiang Mu
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 31:1162-72. 2011
    ..Taken together, our results suggest that vaccination with attenuated A. hydrophila mimics infection by live bacteria, inducing multiple immune genes in channel catfish...
  45. ncbi request reprint Identification of genes differentially expressed during heat shock treatment in Aedes aegypti
    Liming Zhao
    Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, 1600 SW, 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:490-5. 2009
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial gene cytochrome b developmental and environmental expression in Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae)
    Liming Zhao
    Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, 1600 SW 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:1361-9. 2009
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that AeaCytB gene plays an important role in the development of Ae. aegypti and its response to environmental stress...
  47. doi request reprint Chemotactic factors of Flavobacterium columnare to skin mucus of healthy channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    Phillip H Klesius
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, Auburn, AL, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 310:145-51. 2010
    ..columnare were pretreated with D-mannose, there was no upregulation of gliding motility genes. Taken together, our results suggest that carbohydrate-binding receptors play important roles in the chemotactic response to catfish mucus...
  48. doi request reprint Enhanced susceptibility of channel catfish to the bacterium Edwardsiella ictaluri after parasitism by Ichthyophthirius multifiliis
    De Hai Xu
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Vet Microbiol 158:216-9. 2012
    ..Ich infection enhanced the susceptibility of channel catfish to bacterial invasion and increased fish mortality...
  49. ncbi request reprint Structure-activity relationships of 33 piperidines as toxicants against female adults of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae)
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, 1600 SW 23rd Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:263-9. 2007
    ..Together, these preliminary results may be useful in guiding further piperidine ring modifications in the development of potential new insecticides...
  50. ncbi request reprint Cytochrome c gene and protein expression: developmental regulation, environmental response, and pesticide sensitivity in Aedes aegypti
    Liming Zhao
    Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, 1600 SW 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:401-8. 2008
    ..These results suggest that AeaCytC gene and AeaCYTC protein play functional roles in the development of Ae. aegypti and the differential expression of cytochrome c has potential as a biomarker for environmental and chemical stress...
  51. doi request reprint Parasitism by protozoan Ichthyophthirius multifiliis enhanced invasion of Aeromonas hydrophila in tissues of channel catfish
    De Hai Xu
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Vet Parasitol 184:101-7. 2012
    ..hydrophila (9400-188,300 GEs/mg) than non-parasitized fish (4700-42,100 GEs/mg) after exposure to A. hydrophila. This study provides evidence that parasite infections enhance bacterial invasion and cause high fish mortality...
  52. doi request reprint Vaccination of channel catfish with extracellular products of Aeromonas hydrophila provides protection against infection by the pathogen
    Dunhua Zhang
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA Electronic address
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 36:270-5. 2014
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Expression and activity of recombinant proaerolysin derived from Aeromonas hydrophila cultured from diseased channel catfish
    Dunhua Zhang
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Unit, USDA ARS, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Vet Microbiol 165:478-82. 2013
    ..hydrophila. This is the first recombinant proaerolysin confirmed to be a virulence factor; the recombinant protein could be used to further evaluate virulence, pathogenicity and antigenicity associated with A. hydrophila infection...
  54. ncbi request reprint Overexpression of the cytochrome c oxidase subunit I gene associated with a pyrethroid resistant strain of German cockroaches, Blattella germanica (L.)
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, 301 Funchess Hall, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849 5413, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 33:1043-8. 2003
    ..The overexpression of COXI in resistant German cockroaches merits the investigation of the importance of the gene in insecticide resistant German cockroaches...
  55. doi request reprint Structure-activity relationship studies on derivatives of eudesmanolides from Inula helenium as toxicants against Aedes aegypti larvae and adults
    Charles L Cantrell
    USDA ARS, Natural Products Utilization Research Unit, University, MS 38677, USA
    Chem Biodivers 7:1681-97. 2010
    ..In addition, the crystal structures of both alantolactone and isoalantolactone were determined using CuK(alpha) radiation, which allowed their absolute configurations to be determined based on resonant scattering of the light atoms...
  56. ncbi request reprint Overexpression of CYP4G19 associated with a pyrethroid-resistant strain of the German cockroach, Blattella germanica (L.)
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, 301 Funchess Hall, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849 5413, USA
    Gene 314:157-63. 2003
    ..e. lower in head+thorax tissues and higher in abdomen tissues) in both the ACY and Apyr-R strains, the overexpression was more evident in the Apyr-R strain in both head+thorax and abdomen tissues than in the ACY strain...
  57. ncbi request reprint Toxicity comparison of eight repellents against four species of female mosquitoes
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, 1600 SW 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 25:168-73. 2009
    ..albimanus was the most susceptible species. The findings of the study reported herein provide a comprehensive examination of the toxicities of 4 currently used, 2 formerly used, and 2 experimental repellents against 4 mosquito species...
  58. doi request reprint Susceptibility of mosquito and lepidopteran cell lines to the mosquito iridescent virus (IIV-3) from Aedes taeniorhynchus
    James J Becnel
    US Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 108:40-5. 2011
    ..It is speculated that containment with mitochondria may play a role in the lack of persistence in these cell lines...
  59. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of ULV and thermal fog mosquito control applications in temperate and desert environments
    Seth C Britch
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, 1600 SW 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 26:183-97. 2010
    ..We discuss the implications of these findings for future military preventive medicine activities and encourage further investigations into the relative merits of the 2 technologies for force health protection...