Kathryn Boor

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Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Genomic comparison of sporeforming bacilli isolated from milk
    Andrea I Moreno Switt
    345 Stocking Hall, Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    BMC Genomics 15:26. 2014
  2. pmc Protein level identification of the Listeria monocytogenes sigma H, sigma L, and sigma C regulons
    Sana Mujahid
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, 412 Stocking Hall, Ithaca, NY, USA
    BMC Microbiol 13:156. 2013
  3. pmc Listeria monocytogenes grown at 7° C shows reduced acid survival and an altered transcriptional response to acid shock compared to L. monocytogenes grown at 37° C
    R A Ivy
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:3824-36. 2012
  4. pmc Identification and characterization of psychrotolerant sporeformers associated with fluid milk production and processing
    Reid A Ivy
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:1853-64. 2012
  5. pmc Deep RNA sequencing of L. monocytogenes reveals overlapping and extensive stationary phase and sigma B-dependent transcriptomes, including multiple highly transcribed noncoding RNAs
    Haley F Oliver
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    BMC Genomics 10:641. 2009
  6. pmc Bacterial stress responses: what doesn't kill them can make then stronger
    Kathryn J Boor
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e23. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular Subtyping and Tracking of Listeria monocytogenes in Latin-Style Fresh-Cheese Processing Plants
    D Y Kabuki
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Dairy Sci 87:2803-12. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Fluid dairy product quality and safety: looking to the future
    K J Boor
    Milk Quality Improvement Program, Food Science Department, Cornell University, USA
    J Dairy Sci 84:1-11. 2001
  9. pmc The alternative sigma factor sigma B and the virulence gene regulator PrfA both regulate transcription of Listeria monocytogenes internalins
    Patrick McGann
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:2919-30. 2007
  10. pmc Phenotypic and transcriptomic analyses demonstrate interactions between the transcriptional regulators CtsR and Sigma B in Listeria monocytogenes
    Yuewei Hu
    Department of Food Science, 412 Stocking Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:7967-80. 2007

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  1. pmc Genomic comparison of sporeforming bacilli isolated from milk
    Andrea I Moreno Switt
    345 Stocking Hall, Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    BMC Genomics 15:26. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Protein level identification of the Listeria monocytogenes sigma H, sigma L, and sigma C regulons
    Sana Mujahid
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, 412 Stocking Hall, Ithaca, NY, USA
    BMC Microbiol 13:156. 2013
    ..e., σL, σH, and σC; strains ΔBCH, ΔBCL, and ΔBHL) to eliminate potential redundancies between σ factors...
  3. pmc Listeria monocytogenes grown at 7° C shows reduced acid survival and an altered transcriptional response to acid shock compared to L. monocytogenes grown at 37° C
    R A Ivy
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:3824-36. 2012
    ..monocytogenes to survive gastric passage and ultimately cause disease...
  4. pmc Identification and characterization of psychrotolerant sporeformers associated with fluid milk production and processing
    Reid A Ivy
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:1853-64. 2012
    ..These data will be critical for the development of detection methods and control strategies that will reduce the introduction of psychrotolerant sporeformers and extend the shelf life of dairy products...
  5. pmc Deep RNA sequencing of L. monocytogenes reveals overlapping and extensive stationary phase and sigma B-dependent transcriptomes, including multiple highly transcribed noncoding RNAs
    Haley F Oliver
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    BMC Genomics 10:641. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Bacterial stress responses: what doesn't kill them can make then stronger
    Kathryn J Boor
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e23. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular Subtyping and Tracking of Listeria monocytogenes in Latin-Style Fresh-Cheese Processing Plants
    D Y Kabuki
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Dairy Sci 87:2803-12. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Fluid dairy product quality and safety: looking to the future
    K J Boor
    Milk Quality Improvement Program, Food Science Department, Cornell University, USA
    J Dairy Sci 84:1-11. 2001
    ..The pressing need to determine thermal resistance characteristics of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis is described...
  9. pmc The alternative sigma factor sigma B and the virulence gene regulator PrfA both regulate transcription of Listeria monocytogenes internalins
    Patrick McGann
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:2919-30. 2007
    ..Interplay between sigma(B) and PrfA also appears to be critical for regulating transcription of some virulence genes, including inlA, inlB, and prfA...
  10. pmc Phenotypic and transcriptomic analyses demonstrate interactions between the transcriptional regulators CtsR and Sigma B in Listeria monocytogenes
    Yuewei Hu
    Department of Food Science, 412 Stocking Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:7967-80. 2007
    ..Our data demonstrate that interactions between CtsR and sigma(B) play an important role in L. monocytogenes stress resistance and virulence...
  11. pmc Differential regulation of Listeria monocytogenes internalin and internalin-like genes by sigmaB and PrfA as revealed by subgenomic microarray analyses
    Patrick McGann
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 5:417-35. 2008
    ....
  12. pmc Transcriptomic and phenotypic analyses suggest a network between the transcriptional regulators HrcA and sigmaB in Listeria monocytogenes
    Yuewei Hu
    Department of Food Science, 413 Stocking Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:7981-91. 2007
    ..monocytogenes genes...
  13. pmc Listeria monocytogenes sigma B regulates stress response and virulence functions
    Mark J Kazmierczak
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    J Bacteriol 185:5722-34. 2003
    ..monocytogenes. These findings strongly suggest that sigma(B) contributes to L. monocytogenes gene expression during infection...
  14. ncbi request reprint Contributions of two-component regulatory systems, alternative sigma factors, and negative regulators to Listeria monocytogenes cold adaptation and cold growth
    Yvonne C Chan
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    J Food Prot 71:420-5. 2008
    ..monocytogenes growth at 4 degrees C in rich media, and (ii) inoculum concentration and pregrowth conditions affect the L. monocytogenes cold-growth phenotype...
  15. pmc SigmaB activation under environmental and energy stress conditions in Listeria monocytogenes
    Soraya Chaturongakul
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5197-203. 2006
    ..g., clpC) appears to require networks involving multiple transcriptional regulators...
  16. pmc Comparative analysis of the sigma B-dependent stress responses in Listeria monocytogenes and Listeria innocua strains exposed to selected stress conditions
    Sarita Raengpradub
    Department of Food Science, 413 Stocking Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:158-71. 2008
    ..monocytogenes and L. innocua sigma(B) regulons show considerable conservation, with a common set of at least 49 genes that are sigma(B) dependent in both species...
  17. pmc Exposure to salt and organic acids increases the ability of Listeria monocytogenes to invade Caco-2 cells but decreases its ability to survive gastric stress
    Matthew R Garner
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5384-95. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that virulence-associated characteristics that determine the L. monocytogenes infectious dose are likely to be affected by food-specific properties (e.g., pH or the presence of salt or organic acid)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Contributions of Listeria monocytogenes sigmaB and PrfA to expression of virulence and stress response genes during extra- and intracellular growth
    Mark J Kazmierczak
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, 413 Stocking Hall, NY 14853, USA
    Microbiology 152:1827-38. 2006
    ..monocytogenes and (ii) the partially sigmaB-dependent P2prfA promoter region contributes the majority of prfA transcripts in both intra- and extracellular bacteria...
  19. pmc SigmaB- and PrfA-dependent transcription of genes previously classified as putative constituents of the Listeria monocytogenes PrfA regulon
    Juliane Ollinger
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 5:281-93. 2008
    ..monocytogenes 10403S, while sigma(B) regulates a wider range of virulence and stress response genes...
  20. pmc SigmaB-dependent and sigmaB-independent mechanisms contribute to transcription of Listeria monocytogenes cold stress genes during cold shock and cold growth
    Yvonne C Chan
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:6019-29. 2007
    ..We conclude that sigma(B)-dependent and sigma(B)-independent mechanisms contribute to the ability of L. monocytogenes to survive and grow at low temperatures...
  21. pmc Sigma B contributes to PrfA-mediated virulence in Listeria monocytogenes
    Celine A Nadon
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Infect Immun 70:3948-52. 2002
    ..monocytogenes. Thus, the alternative sigma factor sigma(B) contributes to virulence in L. monocytogenes...
  22. ncbi request reprint sigmaB-dependent gene induction and expression in Listeria monocytogenes during osmotic and acid stress conditions simulating the intestinal environment
    David Sue
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Microbiology 150:3843-55. 2004
    ..As inlA, bsh and opuCA are critical for gastrointestinal infections in animal models, the data also suggest that sigma(B) contributes to the ability of L. monocytogenes to cause foodborne infections...
  23. pmc Temperature-dependent expression of Listeria monocytogenes internalin and internalin-like genes suggests functional diversity of these proteins among the listeriae
    Patrick McGann
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:2806-14. 2007
    ..The temperature-dependent transcription patterns suggest that the relative importance of different internalins varies by environment, which may provide insight into the specific functions of these proteins...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sigma(B)-dependent expression patterns of compatible solute transporter genes opuCA and lmo1421 and the conjugated bile salt hydrolase gene bsh in Listeria monocytogenes
    David Sue
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, 412 Stocking Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Microbiology 149:3247-56. 2003
    ..monocytogenes virulence, the data presented here provide further evidence of specific sigma(B)-mediated contributions to both environmental stress resistance and intra-host survival in L. monocytogenes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Growth and persistence of Listeria monocytogenes isolates on the plant model Arabidopsis thaliana
    Sara R Milillo
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, 412 Stocking Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Food Microbiol 25:698-704. 2008
    ..Overall, our study demonstrates that prevention of L. monocytogenes contamination of plants throughout growing stages is critical, consistent with recommendations for other produce-transmitted foodborne pathogens...
  26. pmc Microarray-based characterization of the Listeria monocytogenes cold regulon in log- and stationary-phase cells
    Yvonne C Chan
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithica, NY 14853, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:6484-98. 2007
    ..monocytogenes genes with lower transcript levels at 4 degrees C include a number of virulence and virulence-associated genes as well as some heat shock genes...
  27. pmc Salt stress phenotypes in Listeria monocytogenes vary by genetic lineage and temperature
    Teresa M Bergholz
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:1537-49. 2010
    ..monocytogenes lineage I and III strains, which are most commonly associated with human and animal disease, may be better adapted to osmotic stress at 37°C, conditions that are present in the host gastrointestinal tract...
  28. ncbi request reprint Alternative sigma factor sigmaB is not essential for listeria monocytogenes surface attachment
    Ute Schwab
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    J Food Prot 68:311-7. 2005
    ..Our data suggest that sigmaB is not required for initial surface attachment of L. monocytogenes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Molecular subtyping and characterization of psychrotolerant endospore-forming bacteria in two New York State fluid milk processing systems
    Jason R Huck
    Milk Quality Improvement Program, Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    J Food Prot 70:2354-64. 2007
    ....
  30. pmc Listeria monocytogenes sigmaB modulates PrfA-mediated virulence factor expression
    Juliane Ollinger
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, 405 Stocking Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Infect Immun 77:2113-24. 2009
    ..g., in extracellular bacteria when PrfA activity is low) to posttranscriptional downregulation of PrfA regulon expression (e.g., in intracellular bacteria when PrfA activity is high)...
  31. pmc Bacterial populations in complementary foods and drinking-water in households with children aged 10-15 months in Zanzibar, Tanzania
    Jacqueline K Kung'u
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, 116 Savage Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853 6301, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:41-52. 2009
    ..001). It is, therefore, recommended that food safety concerns be addressed when improving complementary foods...
  32. pmc Molecular ecology of Listeria monocytogenes: evidence for a reservoir in milking equipment on a dairy farm
    Alejandra A Latorre
    Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14850, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:1315-23. 2009
    ..Three PFGE types of L. monocytogenes were repeatedly found in longitudinally collected samples from bulk tank milk and in-line milk filters...
  33. ncbi request reprint Ribotyping of Streptococcus uberis from a dairy's environment, bovine feces and milk
    Ruth N Zadoks
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA Quality Milk Production Services, 22 Thornwood Drive, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850 1263, USA
    Vet Microbiol 109:257-65. 2005
    ..S. uberis was common in farm soil (31 of 35 samples) but not in non-farm soil (0 of 11 samples). We hypothesize that fecal shedding of S. uberis may play a role in maintenance of S. uberis populations in the dairy ecosystem...
  34. ncbi request reprint The Listeria monocytogenes prfAP2 promoter is regulated by sigma B in a growth phase dependent manner
    Ute Schwab
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, 415 Stocking Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 245:329-36. 2005
    ..We conclude that prfAP2 is directly regulated by sigma(B)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Detection of viable Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis using luciferase reporter systems
    Kyle C Sasahara
    Food Safety Laboratory, Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 1:258-66. 2004
    ..Membrane filtration did not improve the sensitivity of detection for either plasmid or phage reporters. Luciferase reporters show promise for rapid detection of viable MAP...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effects of acid stress on Vibrio parahaemolyticus survival and cytotoxicity
    P S Marie Yeung
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    J Food Prot 67:1328-34. 2004
    ..2- to 4.8-fold higher than those of adapted cells. Sublethal acid exposure appears to impose measurable growth phase-dependent effects on subsequent lethal acid challenge survival and cytotoxicity of V. parahaemolyticus...
  37. pmc Role of Listeria monocytogenes sigma(B) in survival of lethal acidic conditions and in the acquired acid tolerance response
    Adriana Ferreira
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:2692-8. 2003
    ..In summary, a functional sigma(B) protein is necessary for full resistance of L. monocytogenes to lethal acid treatments...
  38. pmc Genetic diversity and spoilage potentials among Pseudomonas spp. isolated from fluid milk products and dairy processing plants
    Belgin Dogan
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:130-8. 2003
    ..We conclude that ribotyping provides a reliable method for differentiating Pseudomonas strains with dairy food spoilage potential...
  39. ncbi request reprint SigmaB contributes to Listeria monocytogenes invasion by controlling expression of inlA and inlB
    Heesun Kim
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Microbiology 151:3215-22. 2005
    ..monocytogenes. Together, results from this study provide strong biological evidence of a critical role for sigmaB in L. monocytogenes invasion into non-phagocytic cells, primarily mediated through control of inlA and inlB expression...
  40. pmc Listeria monocytogenes isolates from foods and humans form distinct but overlapping populations
    Michael J Gray
    Department of Food Science, 412B Stocking Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:5833-41. 2004
    ..These data will provide a framework for prediction of the public health risk associated with specific L. monocytogenes subtypes...
  41. pmc Molecular subtyping and characterization of bovine and human Streptococcus agalactiae isolates
    Sharinne Sukhnanand
    Department of Food Science, 412 Stocking Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:1177-86. 2005
    ..agalactiae; (ii) most human invasive and bovine S. agalactiae isolates represent distinct subtypes, suggesting limited interspecies transmission; and (iii) hyaluronidase activity is not required for all human infections...
  42. pmc Comparative phenotypic, molecular, and virulence characterization of Vibrio parahaemolyticus O3:K6 isolates
    P S Marie Yeung
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:2901-9. 2002
    ..Our findings suggest that enhanced adherence and cytotoxicity may contribute to the apparent unique pathogenic potential of V. parahaemolyticus O3:K6 strains...
  43. pmc sigma(B) and sigma(L) contribute to Listeria monocytogenes 10403S response to the antimicrobial peptides SdpC and nisin
    M Elizabeth Palmer
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 6:1057-65. 2009
    ..In summary, while the sigma(B)-dependent lmo2570 does not contribute to resistance of L. monocytogenes to nisin or SdpC, both sigma(B) and sigma(L) contribute to the L. monocytogenes antimicrobial response...
  44. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology, pathogenesis, and prevention of foodborne Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections
    P S Marie Yeung
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 1:74-88. 2004
    ..This review summarizes epidemiological findings, discusses recognized and putative V. parahaemolyticus virulence factors and pathogenicity mechanisms, and describes strategies for preventing V. parahaemolyticus infections...
  45. pmc RsbT and RsbV contribute to sigmaB-dependent survival under environmental, energy, and intracellular stress conditions in Listeria monocytogenes
    Soraya Chaturongakul
    Department of Food Science, 413 Stocking Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:5349-56. 2004
    ..These findings indicate that RsbT and RsbV both contribute to sigma(B) activation in L. monocytogenes during exposure to environmental and energy stresses as well as during tissue culture infection...
  46. ncbi request reprint Comparative genomic analysis of the sigB operon in Listeria monocytogenes and in other Gram-positive bacteria
    Adriana Ferreira
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, 413 Stocking Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Curr Microbiol 48:39-46. 2004
    ..Differential evolution of this stress response system among various genera may represent a strategy that enables bacteria to adapt cellular response and survival systems to a variety of stress conditions...
  47. pmc Listeria monocytogenes sigmaB contributes to invasion of human intestinal epithelial cells
    Heesun Kim
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, VMC 5 169, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Infect Immun 72:7374-8. 2004
    ..Concomitantly, amounts of inlA transcript and InlA protein were significantly decreased in the DeltasigB strain...
  48. pmc Distribution of serotypes and antimicrobial resistance genes among Streptococcus agalactiae isolates from bovine and human hosts
    Belgin Dogan
    Department of Food Science, 413 Stocking Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:5899-906. 2005
    ..agalactiae appears to include both clonal spread of resistant strains as well as horizontal gene transfer...
  49. ncbi request reprint Vibrio parahaemolyticus growth under low-iron conditions and survival under high-magnesium conditions
    Chia Hsin Ju
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    J Food Prot 69:1040-5. 2006
    ..parahaemolyticus isolates. Therefore, neither phenotypic characteristic can be used to reliably differentiate potentially pathogenic V. parahaemolyticus strains...
  50. pmc How the bacterial pathogen Listeria monocytogenes mediates the switch from environmental Dr. Jekyll to pathogenic Mr. Hyde
    Michael J Gray
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Infect Immun 74:2505-12. 2006
  51. pmc Alternative sigma factors and their roles in bacterial virulence
    Mark J Kazmierczak
    Department of Food Science, Cornell University, 414 Stocking Hall, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 69:527-43. 2005
    ..We present several examples of alternative sigma factors that have been shown to contribute to virulence in at least one organism. For each sigma factor, when applicable, examples are drawn from multiple species...
  52. pmc DNA sequence-based subtyping and evolutionary analysis of selected Salmonella enterica serotypes
    Sharinne Sukhnanand
    Department of Food Science, 412 Stocking Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3688-98. 2005
    ..Three-gene sequence typing also supports the notion that Salmonella serotypes represent both monophyletic and polyphyletic lineages...
  53. pmc Modulation of stress and virulence in Listeria monocytogenes
    Soraya Chaturongakul
    Department of Microbiology, Mahidol University, 272 Rama 6 Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Trends Microbiol 16:388-96. 2008
    ..In this article, the contributions of various sigma factors to L. monocytogenes stress response and virulence are described...
  54. ncbi request reprint Distribution of internalin gene profiles of Listeria monocytogenes isolates from different sources associated with phylogenetic lineages
    Yingmin Jia
    College of Food Science and Technology, Agricultural University of Hebei, Baoding, China
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 4:222-32. 2007
    ..Our data indicate that L. monocytogenes isolates show diverse and distinct patterns of internalin gene presence/absence and L. monocytogenes internalin profiles are associated with phylogenetic lineages...
  55. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a tissue culture-based approach for differentiating between virulent and avirulent Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains based on cytotoxicity
    P S Marie Yeung
    Biological Sciences Department, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California 93407, USA
    J Food Prot 70:348-54. 2007
    ..In the present format, this assay can detect the presence of > 10(5) cells of a virulent V. parahaemolyticus strain in an oyster matrix...

Research Grants7

  1. Sigma B and stress response in Listeria monocytogenes
    Kathryn Boor; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..More broadly, L. monocytogenes will serve as a model system for examining the role of alternative sigma factor-directed general stress response systems in survival and pathogenesis of gram-positive food-borne pathogens. ..
  2. Sigma B and stress response in Listeria monocytogenes
    Kathryn Boor; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..More broadly, L. monocytogenes will serve as a model system for examining the role of alternative sigma factor-directed general stress response systems in survival and pathogenesis of gram-positive food-borne pathogens. ..
  3. Sigma B and stress response in Listeria monocytogenes
    Kathryn Boor; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..More broadly, L. monocytogenes will serve as a model system for examining the role of alternative sigma factor-directed general stress response systems in survival and pathogenesis of gram-positive food-borne pathogens. ..
  4. Sigma B and stress response in Listeria monocytogenes
    Kathryn Boor; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..More broadly, L. monocytogenes will serve as a model system for examining the role of alternative sigma factor-directed general stress response systems in survival and pathogenesis of gram-positive food-borne pathogens. ..
  5. Regulatory networks contributing to L. monocytogenes transmission and virulence
    Kathryn Boor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This knowledge will contribute to identification of specific bacterial mechanisms that can be targeted for development of novel and innovative bacterial control strategies, including new antibacterial therapeutics. ..
  6. Regulatory networks contributing to L. monocytogenes transmission and virulence
    Kathryn J Boor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This knowledge will contribute to identification of specific bacterial mechanisms that can be targeted for development of novel and innovative bacterial control strategies, including new antibacterial therapeutics. ..