Reid N Harris

Summary

Affiliation: James Madison University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Amphibian chemical defense: antifungal metabolites of the microsymbiont Janthinobacterium lividum on the salamander Plethodon cinereus
    Robert M Brucker
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, USA
    J Chem Ecol 34:1422-9. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Addition of antifungal skin bacteria to salamanders ameliorates the effects of chytridiomycosis
    Reid N Harris
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 83:11-6. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Skin microbes on frogs prevent morbidity and mortality caused by a lethal skin fungus
    Reid N Harris
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, MSC 7801, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, USA
    ISME J 3:818-24. 2009
  4. pmc Microbial community dynamics and effect of environmental microbial reservoirs on red-backed salamanders (Plethodon cinereus)
    Andrew H Loudon
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, USA
    ISME J 8:830-40. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Mitigating amphibian chytridiomycosis with bioaugmentation: characteristics of effective probiotics and strategies for their selection and use
    Molly C Bletz
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, USA
    Ecol Lett 16:807-20. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Diversity of cutaneous bacteria with antifungal activity isolated from female four-toed salamanders
    Antje Lauer
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, USA
    ISME J 2:145-57. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Antifungal skin bacteria, embryonic survival, and communal nesting in four-toed salamanders, Hemidactylium scutatum
    Jenifer L Banning
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, MSC 7801, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, USA
    Oecologia 156:423-9. 2008
  8. pmc Using "Omics" and Integrated Multi-Omics Approaches to Guide Probiotic Selection to Mitigate Chytridiomycosis and Other Emerging Infectious Diseases
    Eria A Rebollar
    Department of Biology, James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA, USA
    Front Microbiol 7:68. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Motile zoospores of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis move away from antifungal metabolites produced by amphibian skin bacteria
    Brianna A Lam
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, 820 Madison Dr MSC 7801, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, USA
    Ecohealth 8:36-45. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Synergistic inhibition of the lethal fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis: the combined effect of symbiotic bacterial metabolites and antimicrobial peptides of the frog Rana muscosa
    Jillian M Myers
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, MSC 7801, 951 Carrier Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, USA
    J Chem Ecol 38:958-65. 2012

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Amphibian chemical defense: antifungal metabolites of the microsymbiont Janthinobacterium lividum on the salamander Plethodon cinereus
    Robert M Brucker
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, USA
    J Chem Ecol 34:1422-9. 2008
    ..Exploitation of this biological process may provide long-term resistance to B. dendrobatidis for vulnerable amphibians and serve as a model for managing future emerging diseases in wildlife populations...
  2. doi request reprint Addition of antifungal skin bacteria to salamanders ameliorates the effects of chytridiomycosis
    Reid N Harris
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 83:11-6. 2009
    ..Our results also suggest a mechanism for the association of climate change and the likelihood of chytridiomycosis outbreaks via the effects of the former on antifungal bacterial communities...
  3. doi request reprint Skin microbes on frogs prevent morbidity and mortality caused by a lethal skin fungus
    Reid N Harris
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, MSC 7801, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, USA
    ISME J 3:818-24. 2009
    ..A bioaugmentation strategy may be an effective management tool to control chytridiomycosis in amphibian survival assurance colonies and in nature...
  4. pmc Microbial community dynamics and effect of environmental microbial reservoirs on red-backed salamanders (Plethodon cinereus)
    Andrew H Loudon
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, USA
    ISME J 8:830-40. 2014
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Mitigating amphibian chytridiomycosis with bioaugmentation: characteristics of effective probiotics and strategies for their selection and use
    Molly C Bletz
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, USA
    Ecol Lett 16:807-20. 2013
    ..This filtering tool can be used proactively to guide amphibian disease mitigation and can be extended to other taxa threatened by emerging infectious diseases...
  6. ncbi request reprint Diversity of cutaneous bacteria with antifungal activity isolated from female four-toed salamanders
    Antje Lauer
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, USA
    ISME J 2:145-57. 2008
    ..The resident cutaneous antifungal bacteria may play an important role in amphibians' innate defense against pathogens, including the lethal chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis...
  7. doi request reprint Antifungal skin bacteria, embryonic survival, and communal nesting in four-toed salamanders, Hemidactylium scutatum
    Jenifer L Banning
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, MSC 7801, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, USA
    Oecologia 156:423-9. 2008
    ..Microbe transmission is usually thought to be a cost of group living, but communal nesting in H. scutatum may facilitate the transmission of antifungal bacteria to embryos...
  8. pmc Using "Omics" and Integrated Multi-Omics Approaches to Guide Probiotic Selection to Mitigate Chytridiomycosis and Other Emerging Infectious Diseases
    Eria A Rebollar
    Department of Biology, James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA, USA
    Front Microbiol 7:68. 2016
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Motile zoospores of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis move away from antifungal metabolites produced by amphibian skin bacteria
    Brianna A Lam
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, 820 Madison Dr MSC 7801, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, USA
    Ecohealth 8:36-45. 2011
    ..These results suggest that amphibians that have skin bacteria produce antifungal metabolites that might be able to keep B. dendrobatidis infections below the lethal threshold and thus are able to co-exist with the fungus...
  10. doi request reprint Synergistic inhibition of the lethal fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis: the combined effect of symbiotic bacterial metabolites and antimicrobial peptides of the frog Rana muscosa
    Jillian M Myers
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, MSC 7801, 951 Carrier Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, USA
    J Chem Ecol 38:958-65. 2012
    ..These results may aid conservation efforts to augment amphibian skins' resistance to chytridiomycosis by introducing anti-Bd bacterial species that work synergistically with amphibian AMPs...
  11. ncbi request reprint The identification of 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol as an antifungal metabolite produced by cutaneous bacteria of the salamander Plethodon cinereus
    Robert M Brucker
    Departments of Biology and Chemistry, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, USA
    J Chem Ecol 34:39-43. 2008
    ..73 microM, comparable to crude extract concentrations. This study is the first to show that an epibiotic bacterium on an amphibian species produces a chemical that inhibits pathogenic fungi...
  12. pmc Vertebrate Hosts as Islands: Dynamics of Selection, Immigration, Loss, Persistence, and Potential Function of Bacteria on Salamander Skin
    Andrew H Loudon
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg VA, USA
    Front Microbiol 7:333. 2016
    ..This research is one of the first to apply ecological theory to investigate assembly of host associated-bacterial communities, which can provide insights for probiotic bioaugmentation as a conservation strategy against disease. ..
  13. pmc Direct and Indirect Horizontal Transmission of the Antifungal Probiotic Bacterium Janthinobacterium lividum on Green Frog (Lithobates clamitans) Tadpoles
    Eria A Rebollar
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, USAUSDA Forest Products Laboratory
    Appl Environ Microbiol 82:2457-66. 2016
    ..Future research is needed to determine the best conditions, including the presence of substrates, under which a probiotic can persist on the skin so that bioaugmentation becomes a successful strategy to mitigate chytridiomycosis...
  14. doi request reprint The cutaneous bacterium Janthinobacterium lividum inhibits the growth of Trichophyton rubrum in vitro
    Jeremy P Ramsey
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, USA
    Int J Dermatol 54:156-9. 2015
    ..Janthinobacterium lividum has been shown to ameliorate the effects of the cutaneous fungal disease chytridiomycosis in a vertebrate species (Rana muscosa)...
  15. pmc Skin bacterial diversity of Panamanian frogs is associated with host susceptibility and presence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis
    Eria A Rebollar
    Department of Biology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, USA
    ISME J 10:1682-95. 2016
    ..Our results indicate that skin microbial structure was associated with host susceptibility to Bd and might be associated to the history of Bd presence at different sites. ..
  16. pmc Pathogenic chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, but not B. salamandrivorans, detected on eastern hellbenders
    Emma K Bales
    Biology Department, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0116405. 2015
    ..S. Knowledge about the distribution, host-range, and origin of Bs may help control the spread of this pathogen, especially to regions of high salamander diversity, such as the eastern United States. ..