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Top Publications

  1. pmc Spatial, temporal, and species variation in prevalence of influenza A viruses in wild migratory birds
    Vincent J Munster
    Department of Virology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS Pathog 3:e61. 2007
  2. pmc Association of RIG-I with innate immunity of ducks to influenza
    Megan R W Barber
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E9, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:5913-8. 2010
  3. ncbi A review of avian influenza in different bird species
    D J Alexander
    Avian Virology, VLA Weybridge, Addlestone, Surrey, UK
    Vet Microbiol 74:3-13. 2000
  4. pmc Continued evolution of H5N1 influenza viruses in wild birds, domestic poultry, and humans in China from 2004 to 2009
    Yanbing Li
    Animal Influenza Laboratory of the Ministry of Agriculture and National Key Laboratory of Veterinary Biotechnology, Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, CAAS, 427 Maduan Street, Harbin 150001, People s Republic of China
    J Virol 84:8389-97. 2010
  5. ncbi Influenza A viruses of migrating wild aquatic birds in North America
    Scott Krauss
    Department of Infectious Diseases, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 4:177-89. 2004
  6. pmc Association of increased pathogenicity of Asian H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in chickens with highly efficient viral replication accompanied by early destruction of innate immune responses
    Koutaro Suzuki
    Research Team for Zoonotic Diseases, National Institute of Animal Health NIAH, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization NARO, 3 1 5 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0856, Japan
    J Virol 83:7475-86. 2009
  7. ncbi Genetic evidence of intercontinental movement of avian influenza in a migratory bird: the northern pintail (Anas acuta)
    Anson V Koehler
    Alaska Science Center, US Geological Survey, 4210 University Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:4754-62. 2008
  8. pmc Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in slaughtered chickens, ducks, and geese in Shenyang, northeastern China
    Na Yang
    College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Shenyang Agricultural University, Shenyang, Liaoning Province 110866, China
    Parasit Vectors 5:237. 2012
  9. pmc Duck egg-drop syndrome caused by BYD virus, a new Tembusu-related flavivirus
    Jingliang Su
    Key Laboratory of Zoonosis of Ministry of Agriculture, College of Veterinary Medicine, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e18106. 2011
  10. pmc Species and age related differences in the type and distribution of influenza virus receptors in different tissues of chickens, ducks and turkeys
    Smitha P S Pillai
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
    Virol J 7:5. 2010

Research Grants

  1. BIOCHEMISTRY OF NATURAL PRODUCTS
    Pappachan Kolattukudy; Fiscal Year: 1991
  2. Integrity of the Pulmonary Blood-Gas Barrier
    John West; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. THE SITE AND MECHANISM OF PLASMA MEMBRANE RENEWAL
    Fred Hossler; Fiscal Year: 1980
  4. Duck Antibody Genes: Unusual Organization and Expression
    Gregory Warr; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Functional Studies of Fully Active Na, K-ATPase
    John Sachs; Fiscal Year: 2004
  6. GLOBIN MRNA: DETERMINATION OF REGULATING SEQUENCES
    GARY PADDOCK; Fiscal Year: 1980
  7. Role of Glycine Decarboxylase in hepadnaviral infection
    Jisu Li; Fiscal Year: 2003
  8. PRODUCTS OF THE X AND POLYMERASE GENES OF HEPADNAVIRUSES
    Mark Feitelson; Fiscal Year: 1992
  9. COMBINATION CHEMOTHERAPY FOR PANDEMIC INFLUENZA
    Robert Webster; Fiscal Year: 2005
  10. Metabolic Regulation of Reproduction
    GREGORY FRALEY; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications340 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Spatial, temporal, and species variation in prevalence of influenza A viruses in wild migratory birds
    Vincent J Munster
    Department of Virology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS Pathog 3:e61. 2007
    ..Dabbling ducks were more frequently infected than other ducks and Anseriformes; this distinction was probably related to bird ..
  2. pmc Association of RIG-I with innate immunity of ducks to influenza
    Megan R W Barber
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E9, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:5913-8. 2010
    b>Ducks and wild waterfowl perpetuate all strains of influenza viruses in nature. In their natural host, influenza viruses typically cause asymptomatic infection and little pathology...
  3. ncbi A review of avian influenza in different bird species
    D J Alexander
    Avian Virology, VLA Weybridge, Addlestone, Surrey, UK
    Vet Microbiol 74:3-13. 2000
    ..of low virulence for poultry have been recorded in surveillance studies, giving overall figures of about 15% for ducks and geese and around 2% for all other species...
  4. pmc Continued evolution of H5N1 influenza viruses in wild birds, domestic poultry, and humans in China from 2004 to 2009
    Yanbing Li
    Animal Influenza Laboratory of the Ministry of Agriculture and National Key Laboratory of Veterinary Biotechnology, Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, CAAS, 427 Maduan Street, Harbin 150001, People s Republic of China
    J Virol 84:8389-97. 2010
    ..2 and 2.3 viruses. The majority of the viruses isolated from southern China were lethal in mice and ducks, while the CK/SX/2/06-like viruses caused mild disease in mice and could not replicate in ducks...
  5. ncbi Influenza A viruses of migrating wild aquatic birds in North America
    Scott Krauss
    Department of Infectious Diseases, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 4:177-89. 2004
    Surveillance of North America's wild ducks and shorebirds for 26 and 16 years, respectively, revealed differences in the prevalence of orthomyxoviruses between these hosts...
  6. pmc Association of increased pathogenicity of Asian H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in chickens with highly efficient viral replication accompanied by early destruction of innate immune responses
    Koutaro Suzuki
    Research Team for Zoonotic Diseases, National Institute of Animal Health NIAH, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization NARO, 3 1 5 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0856, Japan
    J Virol 83:7475-86. 2009
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  7. ncbi Genetic evidence of intercontinental movement of avian influenza in a migratory bird: the northern pintail (Anas acuta)
    Anson V Koehler
    Alaska Science Center, US Geological Survey, 4210 University Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:4754-62. 2008
    ..Our data support the role of wild birds in the intercontinental transfer of influenza viruses, and reveal a higher degree of transfer in Alaska than elsewhere in North America...
  8. pmc Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in slaughtered chickens, ducks, and geese in Shenyang, northeastern China
    Na Yang
    College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Shenyang Agricultural University, Shenyang, Liaoning Province 110866, China
    Parasit Vectors 5:237. 2012
    In recent years, investigations of Toxoplasma gondii infection in poultry (chickens, ducks, and geese) have been reported worldwide, including China. However, little is known about the prevalence of T...
  9. pmc Duck egg-drop syndrome caused by BYD virus, a new Tembusu-related flavivirus
    Jingliang Su
    Key Laboratory of Zoonosis of Ministry of Agriculture, College of Veterinary Medicine, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e18106. 2011
    ..named BYD virus, was isolated in different areas, and a similar disease was reproduced in healthy egg-producing ducks, infecting with the isolated virus...
  10. pmc Species and age related differences in the type and distribution of influenza virus receptors in different tissues of chickens, ducks and turkeys
    Smitha P S Pillai
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
    Virol J 7:5. 2010
    ..acid (SA)-galactose (gal) (avian type) and alpha2,6SA-gal (human type) receptors on different tissues of chickens, ducks and turkeys of varying age groups...
  11. pmc Cloning, expression and characterization of gE protein of duck plague virus
    Hua Chang
    Avian Diseases Research Center, College of Veterinary Medicine of Sichuan Agricultural University, Yaan, Sichuan, China
    Virol J 7:120. 2010
    ..The gE protein of duck plague virus is the important membrane glycoprotein, its protein characterization has not been reported. In this study, we expressed and presented the characterization of the DPV gE product...
  12. ncbi Avian influenza shedding patterns in waterfowl: implications for surveillance, environmental transmission, and disease spread
    Viviane Hénaux
    University of Wisconsin, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology, 1630 Linden Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    J Wildl Dis 47:566-78. 2011
    ..quantity of low pathogenic (LP) and highly pathogenic (HP) virus shed via oral and cloacal routes by AI-infected ducks and geese, and how these factors might influence AI epidemiology and virus detection...
  13. pmc Influenza virus in a natural host, the mallard: experimental infection data
    Elsa Jourdain
    Section for Zoonotic Ecology and Epidemiology, School of Natural Sciences, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 5:e8935. 2010
    Wild waterfowl, particularly dabbling ducks such as mallards (Anas platyrhynchos), are considered the main reservoir of low-pathogenic avian influenza viruses (LPAIVs)...
  14. pmc Avian influenza among waterfowl hunters and wildlife professionals
    James S Gill
    University of Iowa Hygienic Laboratory, 102 Oakdale Campus, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1284-6. 2006
    ..Two laboratory methods showed evidence of past infection with influenza A/H11N9, a less common virus strain in wild ducks, in these 3 persons.
  15. pmc A duck enteritis virus-vectored bivalent live vaccine provides fast and complete protection against H5N1 avian influenza virus infection in ducks
    Jinxiong Liu
    State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Biotechnology, Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, CAAS, 427 Maduan Street, Harbin 150001, People s Republic of China
    J Virol 85:10989-98. 2011
    b>Ducks play an important role in the maintenance of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza viruses (AIVs) in nature, and the successful control of AIVs in ducks has important implications for the eradication of the disease in poultry and ..
  16. pmc Ducks: the "Trojan horses" of H5N1 influenza
    Jeong Ki Kim
    Division of Virology, Department of Infectious Diseases, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 3678, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 3:121-8. 2009
    Wild ducks are the main reservoir of influenza A viruses that can be transmitted to domestic poultry and mammals, including humans...
  17. pmc Influence of body condition on influenza A virus infection in mallard ducks: experimental infection data
    Dustin M Arsnoe
    Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e22633. 2011
    ..The mechanisms responsible for reducing host competency among birds in poor condition remain unknown. Our research indicates body condition may influence the maintenance and spread of LPAIV by migrating waterfowl...
  18. ncbi Replication and pathogenesis associated with H5N1, H5N2, and H5N3 low-pathogenic avian influenza virus infection in chickens and ducks
    Egbert Mundt
    Department of Population Health, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Arch Virol 154:1241-8. 2009
    ..associated with low-pathogenic H5N1, H5N2, or H5N3 avian influenza virus (AIV) infection of chickens and ducks was performed...
  19. ncbi Susceptibility of Muscovy (Cairina Moschata) and mallard ducks (Anas Platyrhynchos) to experimental infections by different genotypes of H5N1 avian influenza viruses
    Do Quy Phuong
    National Institute of Veterinary Research, 86 Truong Chinh, Dong da, Hanoi, Viet Nam
    Vet Microbiol 148:168-74. 2011
    It is a fact that in Viet Nam, Muscovy ducks are raised in large populations (approximately 8 million), usually kept in small flocks together with mallards and chickens...
  20. ncbi Complete genome sequence of virulent duck enteritis virus (DEV) strain 2085 and comparison with genome sequences of virulent and attenuated DEV strains
    Jichun Wang
    Institut fur Virologie, Freie Universitat Berlin, Philippstrasse 13, Haus 18, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Virus Res 160:316-25. 2011
    ..Our comparative analysis of four DEV sequences provides a comprehensive overview of DEV genome structure and identifies ORFs that are changed during serial virus passage...
  21. pmc Tembusu virus in ducks, china
    Zhenzhen Cao
    Key Laboratory of Zoonosis of Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1873-5. 2011
    In China in 2010, a disease outbreak in egg-laying ducks was associated with a flavivirus. The virus was isolated and partially sequenced...
  22. ncbi Comparing molecular evolution in two mitochondrial protein coding genes (cytochrome b and ND2) in the dabbling ducks (Tribe: Anatini)
    K P Johnson
    Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, and Bell Museum of Natural History, University of Minnesota, St Paul, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 10:82-94. 1998
    ..for the cytochrome b (cyt b) and NADH dehydrogenase sub-unit 2 (ND2) genes using a phylogeny of the dabbling ducks (Tribe: Anatini) and outgroups...
  23. pmc Homo- and heterosubtypic low pathogenic avian influenza exposure on H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus infection in wood ducks (Aix sponsa)
    Taiana P Costa
    Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e15987. 2011
    ..hemagglutinin) low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) viruses on the outcome of a H5N1 HPAI virus infection in wood ducks (Aix sponsa) was evaluated...
  24. pmc Identification of genes related to white and black plumage formation by RNA-Seq from white and black feather bulbs in ducks
    Shijun Li
    Key Lab of Agriculture Animal Genetics, Breeding, and Reproduction of Ministry of Education, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 7:e36592. 2012
    To elucidate the genes involved in the formation of white and black plumage in ducks, RNA from white and black feather bulbs of an F(2) population were analyzed using RNA-Seq...
  25. ncbi Immunoglobulin genetics and antibody responses to influenza in ducks
    Katharine E Magor
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Dev Comp Immunol 35:1008-16. 2011
    The role of the duck as the natural host and reservoir of influenza and efforts to vaccinate ducks during recent outbreaks of avian influenza has renewed interest in the duck antibody response...
  26. ncbi Immune-related gene expression in response to H11N9 low pathogenic avian influenza virus infection in chicken and Pekin duck peripheral blood mononuclear cells
    Sean C Adams
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Mol Immunol 46:1744-9. 2009
    ..Frequently, AIV infections in ducks are asymptomatic and long-lasting in contrast to the clinically apparent and transient infections observed in ..
  27. ncbi H5N1 subtype highly pathogenic avian influenza virus isolated from healthy mallard captured in South Korea
    Hye Ryoung Kim
    National Veterinary Research and Quarantine Service, 175 Anyangro Manangu Anyangsi, Gyeonggido 430 824, South Korea
    Vet Microbiol 151:386-9. 2011
    ..Phylogenetic analysis showed that this virus was classified into clade 2.3.2 and closely related to H5N1 viruses isolated from wild birds in Mongolia, Russia and China in 2009 and 2010...
  28. ncbi An outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza in Korea, 2008
    Hye Ryoung Kim
    National Veterinary Research and Quarantine Service, 335 Joongangro Manangu Anyangsi, Gyeonggido 430 824, Republic of Korea
    Vet Microbiol 141:362-6. 2010
    ..3.2 viruses. However, the internal and neuraminidase (NA) genes were closely related to those of the clade 2.3.4 viruses (recent human and bird isolates from Southeast Asia)...
  29. ncbi Circulation of influenza viruses in wild waterfowl wintering in Italy during the 1993-99 period: evidence of virus shedding and seroconversion in wild ducks
    M A De Marco
    Istituto Nazionale per la Fauna Selvatica A Ghigi, 9 via Ca Fornacetta, 40064 Ozzano Emilia BO, Italy
    Avian Dis 47:861-6. 2003
    ..We analyzed influenza virus circulation in wild ducks in Italy during six winter seasons (1993-99), using virus isolations and serological analyses...
  30. pmc Emergence of H5N1 avian influenza viruses with reduced sensitivity to neuraminidase inhibitors and novel reassortants in Lao People's Democratic Republic
    David A Boltz
    Division of Virology, Department of Infectious Diseases, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Gen Virol 91:949-59. 2010
    ..We analyzed 29 viruses isolated from chickens and ducks and two from fatal human cases in 2007. Prior to 2008, all H5N1 isolates in Lao PDR were from clade 2.3...
  31. pmc First report of Toxoplasma gondii infection in market-sold adult chickens, ducks and pigeons in northwest China
    Wei Cong
    State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Key Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology of Gansu Province, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Lanzhou, Gansu Province, People s Republic of China
    Parasit Vectors 5:110. 2012
    ..gondii infection in domestic birds in Lanzhou, northwest China was available. Therefore, this study was performed to determine the seroprevalence of T. gondii infection in domestic birds in Lanzhou, northwest China...
  32. pmc Reemerging H5N1 influenza viruses in Hong Kong in 2002 are highly pathogenic to ducks
    Katharine M Sturm-Ramirez
    Division of Virology, Department of Infectious Diseases, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    J Virol 78:4892-901. 2004
    ..highly pathogenic H5N1 influenza virus caused deaths among wild migratory birds and resident waterfowl, including ducks, in two Hong Kong parks...
  33. pmc NP body domain and PB2 contribute to increased virulence of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in chickens
    Tatsuya Tada
    Research Team for Zoonotic Diseases, National Institute of Animal Health, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, 3 1 5 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0856, Japan
    J Virol 85:1834-46. 2011
    ..indicate that both NP and PB2 contribute to the high pathogenicity of the H5N1 HPAI viruses in chickens, and valine at position 105 of NP may be one of the determinants for adaptation of avian influenza viruses from ducks to chickens.
  34. ncbi A serological survey of pigs, horses, and ducks in Nepal for evidence of infection with Japanese encephalitis virus
    Ganesh R Pant
    Central Veterinary Laboratory, Tripureshwor, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1081:124-9. 2006
    ..antibody to JE virus was conducted in Nepal from September 2003 to August 2004 by collecting 280 sera from pigs, ducks, and horses covering 10 districts of the country...
  35. ncbi The potential distance of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus dispersal by mallard, common teal and Eurasian pochard
    Anne Laure Brochet
    Centre de Recherche de la Tour du Valat, Le Sambuc, 13200, Arles, France
    Ecohealth 6:449-57. 2009
    ..Recent experimental studies demonstrated that HP H5N1 AIV infection in ducks does not necessarily have significant pathological effects...
  36. ncbi Avian influenza A (H5N1) in 10 patients in Vietnam
    Tinh Hien Tran
    Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Health Service of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    N Engl J Med 350:1179-88. 2004
    ..Recent outbreaks of avian influenza A (H5N1) in poultry throughout Asia have had major economic and health repercussions. Human infections with this virus were identified in Vietnam in January 2004...
  37. pmc Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus infection of mallards with homo- and heterosubtypic immunity induced by low pathogenic avian influenza viruses
    Sasan R Fereidouni
    Friedrich Loeffler Institut FLI, Insel Riems, Germany
    PLoS ONE 4:e6706. 2009
    ..We conclude that the epidemiology of HPAIV H5N1 in mallards and probably other aquatic wild bird species is massively influenced by interfering immunity induced by prior homo- and heterosubtypic LPAIV infections...
  38. pmc Influenza-A viruses in ducks in northwestern Minnesota: fine scale spatial and temporal variation in prevalence and subtype diversity
    Benjamin R Wilcox
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24010. 2011
    ..AIV was detected in 222 (9.1%) of 2,441 ducks in 2007 and in 438 (17.9%) of 2,452 ducks in 2008. Prevalence of AIV peaked in late summer...
  39. pmc Early alterations of the receptor-binding properties of H1, H2, and H3 avian influenza virus hemagglutinins after their introduction into mammals
    M Matrosovich
    Department of Virology and Molecular Biology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, Russia
    J Virol 74:8502-12. 2000
    ....
  40. ncbi Pathogenesis of highly pathogenic avian influenza A/turkey/Turkey/1/2005 H5N1 in Pekin ducks (Anas platyrhynchos) infected experimentally
    Brandon Z Londt
    Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Addlestone, Surrey, UK
    Avian Pathol 37:619-27. 2008
    ..Recent isolates of this virus have been reported to cause disease and death in commercial ducks, which has not been seen with other HPAI viruses...
  41. pmc Characterization of H9 subtype influenza viruses from the ducks of southern China: a candidate for the next influenza pandemic in humans?
    K S Li
    Joint Influenza Research Centre SUMC and HKU, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Shantou University Medical College, Shantou, Guangdong 515031, P R China
    J Virol 77:6988-94. 2003
    ..that H9N2 influenza viruses established in terrestrial poultry in southern China are transmitted back to domestic ducks, in which the viruses generate multiple reassortants...
  42. pmc Genome wide SNP discovery, analysis and evaluation in mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
    Robert H S Kraus
    Resource Ecology Group, Wageningen University, PO Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Genomics 12:150. 2011
    ..For large scale identification of SNPs we performed Illumina sequencing of wild mallard DNA and compared our data with ongoing genome and EST sequencing of domesticated conspecifics. This is the first study of its kind for waterfowl...
  43. ncbi An infectious disease of ducks caused by a newly emerged Tembusu virus strain in mainland China
    Pixi Yan
    Shanghai Veterinary Research Institute, Shanghai, PR China
    Virology 417:1-8. 2011
    During investigations into an outbreak of egg production decline, retarded growth, and even death among ducks in Southeast China, a novel Tembusu virus strain named Tembusu virus Fengxian 2010 (FX2010) was isolated...
  44. pmc Persistence of avian influenza viruses in lake sediment, duck feces, and duck meat
    Jawad Nazir
    Institute of Environmental and Animal Hygiene, University of Hohenheim, Garbenstr 30, 70599 Stuttgart, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:4981-5. 2011
    ....
  45. pmc Rapid death of duck cells infected with influenza: a potential mechanism for host resistance to H5N1
    Suresh V Kuchipudi
    Institute of Comparative Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Immunol Cell Biol 90:116-23. 2012
    ..Such rapid cell death was not observed in duck cells infected with a contemporary Eurasian lineage H5N1 fatal to ducks. The induction of rapid death in duck cells may be part of a mechanism of host resistance to influenza A, with the ..
  46. pmc The PA protein directly contributes to the virulence of H5N1 avian influenza viruses in domestic ducks
    Jiasheng Song
    Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, CAAS, Harbin 150001, People s Republic of China
    J Virol 85:2180-8. 2011
    ..nature, H5N1 avian influenza viruses (AIVs) have acquired the ability to kill their natural hosts, wild birds and ducks. The genetic determinants for this increased virulence are largely unknown...
  47. pmc The survey of H5N1 flu virus in wild birds in 14 Provinces of China from 2004 to 2007
    Zheng Kou
    State Key Laboratory of Virology, Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China
    PLoS ONE 4:e6926. 2009
    ..The highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza emerged in the year 1996 in Asia, and has spread to Europe and Africa recently. At present, effective monitoring and data analysis of H5N1 are not sufficient in Chinese mainland...
  48. ncbi Nuclear loci and coalescent methods support ancient hybridization as cause of mitochondrial paraphyly between gadwall and falcated duck (Anas spp.)
    Jeffrey L Peters
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland 21250, USA
    Evolution 61:1992-2006. 2007
    ..that could explain mitochondrial paraphyly of Holarctic gadwalls (Anas strepera) with respect to Asian falcated ducks (A. falcata)...
  49. pmc Expressing gK gene of duck enteritis virus guided by bioinformatics and its applied prospect in diagnosis
    Shunchuan Zhang
    Avian Disease Research Center, College of Veterinary Medicine of Sichuan Agricultural University, 46 Xinkang Road, Ya an, Sichuan 625014, China
    Virol J 7:168. 2010
    ..The gK is one of the major envelope glycoproteins of DEV. However, little information correlated with gK is known, such as antigenic and functional characterization...
  50. pmc The pathogenesis of low pathogenicity H7 avian influenza viruses in chickens, ducks and turkeys
    Erica Spackman
    Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory, USDA ARS, 934 College Station Rd, Athens, GA, 30605, USA
    Virol J 7:331. 2010
    ..In this study twelve H7 LPAI virus isolates from North America were each evaluated for their comparative pathogenesis in chickens, ducks, and turkeys.
  51. ncbi New avian influenza A virus subtype combination H5N7 identified in Danish mallard ducks
    K Bragstad
    Department of Virology, Statens Serum Institut, 5 Artillerivej, DK 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
    Virus Res 109:181-90. 2005
    ..Ten persons with direct or indirect contact with the Danish mallard ducks showed signs of influenza-like illness 2-3 days following the killing of the ducks, but no evidence of influence ..
  52. ncbi Large-scale survey of Cryptosporidium spp. in chickens and Pekin ducks (Anas platyrhynchos) in Henan, China: prevalence and molecular characterization
    Rongjun Wang
    The College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou, P R China
    Avian Pathol 39:447-51. 2010
    Few data are available on the molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. in chickens and ducks in China...
  53. ncbi Risk factors and clusters of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 outbreaks in Bangladesh
    Leo Loth
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Dhaka 1215, Bangladesh
    Prev Vet Med 96:104-13. 2010
    ..Concentrating response efforts may help to combat HPAI more effectively, reducing the environmental viral load and so reducing the number of disease incidents...
  54. pmc Viral replication, persistence in water and genetic characterization of two influenza A viruses isolated from surface lake water
    Camille Lebarbenchon
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e26566. 2011
    ..Our study supports the role for water-borne transmission for IA viruses but also highlights that additional field and experimental studies are required to support inter-annual persistence in aquatic habitats...
  55. pmc Establishment and lineage replacement of H6 influenza viruses in domestic ducks in southern China
    Kai Huang
    International Institute of Infection and Immunity, Shantou University Medical College, Shantou, Guangdong, China
    J Virol 86:6075-83. 2012
    Domestic ducks in southern China act as an important reservoir for influenza viruses and have also facilitated the establishment of multiple H6 influenza virus lineages...
  56. pmc Rapid detection of newly isolated Tembusu-related Flavivirus by reverse-transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay
    Youling Wang
    College of Veterinary Medicine, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou 510642, PR China
    Virol J 8:553. 2011
    ..This disease affected not only laying ducks but also meat ducks, causing huge economic losses for the poultry industry...
  57. ncbi Analysis of the complete genome of Tembusu virus, a flavivirus isolated from ducks in China
    Y Tang
    Zoology Institute, Agricultural University of Shan Dong province, Shan Dong Province, China
    Transbound Emerg Dis 59:336-43. 2012
    ..infection in 2010 in China, with a severe drop in egg production, a flavivirus was isolated from the affected ducks. It was characterized as a Tembusu virus (TMUV)...
  58. pmc Replication, neurotropism, and pathogenicity of avian paramyxovirus serotypes 1-9 in chickens and ducks
    Shin Hee Kim
    Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e34927. 2012
    ..Here, this was evaluated for prototypes strains of APMV serotypes 2-9 in cell culture and in chickens and ducks. In cell culture, only APMV-1, -3 and -5 induced syncytium formation...
  59. ncbi Genomic and antigenic characterization of the newly emerging Chinese duck egg-drop syndrome flavivirus: genomic comparison with Tembusu and Sitiawan viruses
    Peipei Liu
    CAS Key Laboratory of Pathogenic Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, PR China
    J Gen Virol 93:2158-70. 2012
    ..The infection occurs in laying ducks characterized by a severe drop in egg production with a fatality rate of 5-15 %...
  60. pmc Identification and complete genome sequencing of paramyxoviruses in mallard ducks (Anas platyrhynchos) using random access amplification and next generation sequencing technologies
    Toon Rosseel
    Operational Directorate of Virology, Veterinary and Agrochemical Research Center, Ukkel, Belgium
    Virol J 8:463. 2011
    ..AIV and APMV1 were excluded using hemagglutination inhibition (HI) testing and specific real-time RT-PCR tests...
  61. ncbi An H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus that invaded Japan through waterfowl migration
    Masahiro Kajihara
    Department of Global Epidemiology, Hokkaido University Research Center for Zoonosis Control, Sapporo 001 0020, Japan
    Jpn J Vet Res 59:89-100. 2011
    In 2010, an H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (HPAIV) was isolated from feces of apparently healthy ducks migrating southward in Hokkaido, the northernmost prefecture of Japan...
  62. ncbi Rapid detection of Tembusu virus by reverse-transcription, loop-mediated isothermal amplification (RT-LAMP)
    Y Tang
    Zoology Institute, Agricultural University of Shan Dong province, Shan Dong Province, China
    Transbound Emerg Dis 59:208-13. 2012
    ..In conclusion, RT-LAMP with SYBR Green I dye was shown to be a sensitive, simple assay for the rapid diagnosis of TMUV infection in ducks.
  63. ncbi Replication of 2 subtypes of low-pathogenicity avian influenza virus of duck and gull origins in experimentally infected Mallard ducks
    P Y Daoust
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3, Canada
    Vet Pathol 50:548-59. 2013
    ..the distribution and pathogenicity of 2 such subtypes of markedly different origins in Mallard ducks (Anas platyrhynchos): H2N3 isolated from a Mallard duck and H13N6 isolated from a Ring-billed Gull (Larus ..
  64. pmc A molecular and antigenic survey of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus isolates from smallholder duck farms in Central Java, Indonesia during 2007-2008
    Hendra Wibawa
    CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Virol J 8:425. 2011
    ..there is little information on the diversity of H5N1 viruses circulating in backyard farms, where chickens and ducks often intermingle...
  65. ncbi OmpA is a virulence factor of Riemerella anatipestifer
    Qinghai Hu
    Shanghai Veterinary Research Institute, The Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences CAAS, 518 Ziyue Road, Shanghai 200241, PR China
    Vet Microbiol 150:278-83. 2011
    Riemerella anatipestifer infection is probably the most economically important disease of farm ducks worldwide. The pathogen R...
  66. ncbi Effect of different routes of inoculation on infectivity and viral shedding of LPAI viruses in mallards
    M Franca
    Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, 501 DW Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Avian Dis 56:981-5. 2012
    ..In conclusion, mallards can be infected with LPAIV by various routes of inoculation, and this corroborates their high susceptibility to infection by these viruses...
  67. pmc Complex reassortment of multiple subtypes of avian influenza viruses in domestic ducks at the Dongting Lake Region of China
    Guohua Deng
    State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Biotechnology, Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Harbin, China
    J Virol 87:9452-62. 2013
    ..into the ecology of avian influenza viruses (AIV), we conducted active influenza virus surveillance in domestic ducks on farms located on the flyway of migratory birds in the Dongting Lake region of Hunan Province, China, from ..
  68. pmc Molecular evolution of the vertebrate TLR1 gene family--a complex history of gene duplication, gene conversion, positive selection and co-evolution
    Yinhua Huang
    Division of Genetics and Genomics, The Roslin Institute and R D SVS, University of Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9PS, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 11:149. 2011
    ....
  69. pmc Expression of duck CCL19 and CCL21 and CCR7 receptor in lymphoid and influenza-infected tissues
    Ximena Fleming-Canepa
    Department of Biological Sciences, CW405 Biological Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E9
    Mol Immunol 48:1950-7. 2011
    b>Ducks are the natural host and reservoir of influenza viruses. We are interested in their immune responses to these viruses, to understand host-pathogen interactions and to develop effective agricultural vaccines...
  70. ncbi Detection and characterisation of CTX-M and CMY-2 beta-lactamases among Escherichia coli isolates from farm animals in Guangdong Province of China
    Jian Hua Liu
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Veterinary Pharmaceutics Development and Safety Evaluation, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou 510642, China
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 29:576-81. 2007
    ..Polymerase chain reaction and sequencing analysis showed that 14 isolates (2.4%) from chickens, ducks, pigs and partridges were positive for the bla(CTX-M) gene (10 for bla(CTX-M-14) and 4 for bla(CTX-M-27))...
  71. ncbi Development of multiplex PCR assay for rapid detection of Riemerella anatipestifer, Escherichia coli, and Salmonella enterica simultaneously from ducks
    Qinghai Hu
    Shanghai Veterinary Research Institute, The Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences CAAS, 518 Ziyue Road, Shanghai 200241, PR China
    J Microbiol Methods 87:64-9. 2011
    ..coli, and Salmonella enterica, are leading causes of bacterial fibrinous pericarditis and perihepatitis in ducks in China and worldwide...
  72. pmc Prevalence of qnr, aac(6')-Ib-cr, qepA, and oqxAB in Escherichia coli isolates from humans, animals, and the environment
    Xiang Chen
    Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Zoonosis, Yangzhou University, Jiangsu, China
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:3423-7. 2012
    ..The prevalence of oqxAB in porcine isolates (51.0%) was significantly higher than that in other isolates. This is the first report of oqxAB-positive isolates from ducks and geese and as early as 1994 from chickens.
  73. pmc Complete genomic sequence of Chinese virulent duck enteritis virus
    Ying Wu
    Institute of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Sichuan Agricultural University, Wenjiang, Chengdu City, Sichuan, People s Republic of China
    J Virol 86:5965. 2012
    ..In addition, knowledge of this virus will extend our general knowledge of DEV and will be useful for further studies of the mechanisms of virus replication and pathogenesis...
  74. ncbi Genetic characterization of an H5N1 avian influenza virus with neurovirulence in ducks
    Wei Zou
    Unit of Animal Infectious Disease, State Key Laboratory of Agriculture Microbiology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, 430070, People s Republic of China
    Virus Genes 38:263-8. 2009
    ..virus, A/duck/Hubei/hangmei01/2006, which could lead to acute disease including neurovirulence and mortality in ducks, was isolated in brains of domestic ducks in spring of 2006...
  75. ncbi Effects of air and water temperatures on resting metabolism of auklets and other diving birds
    Samantha E Richman
    Department of Zoology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming 82071, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 84:316-32. 2011
    ..RMR was higher on water than in air for alcids, cormorants, and small penguins but not for diving ducks, which appear exceptionally resistant to heat loss in water...
  76. pmc Avian influenza in wild birds, central coast of Peru
    Bruno M Ghersi
    Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:935-8. 2009
    ..The 9 isolates recovered represented 4 low-pathogenicity avian influenza strains: subtypes H3N8, H4N5, H10N9, and H13N2...
  77. ncbi Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic ducks, free-range and caged chickens in southern China
    C Yan
    Department of Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine, South China Agricultural University, 483 Wushan Street, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province 510642, PR China
    Vet Parasitol 165:337-40. 2009
    ..gondii in chickens and ducks in People's Republic of China. In the present study, antibodies to T...
  78. ncbi Replication of low pathogenic avian influenza virus in naturally infected Mallard ducks (Anas platyrhynchos) causes no morphologic lesions
    Pierre Yves Daoust
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3, Canada
    J Wildl Dis 47:401-9. 2011
    ..The lack of lesions associated with this infection suggests that there is a strong selection by LPAI virus to cause minimal virulence in this maintenance host species...
  79. ncbi Pathogenicity of a highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, A/chicken/Yamaguchi/7/04 (H5N1) in different species of birds and mammals
    N Isoda
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Department of Disease Control, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Arch Virol 151:1267-79. 2006
    ..The virus was highly pathogenic to all the birds tested. Mice were susceptible to infection with a low mortality rate and miniature pigs were resistant to infection with the virus...
  80. pmc Establishment of an H6N2 influenza virus lineage in domestic ducks in southern China
    K Huang
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Virol 84:6978-86. 2010
    ..However, the role of domestic ducks as an interface between the natural gene pool and terrestrial poultry in the influenza virus ecosystem has not ..
  81. pmc Pathotypical characterization and molecular epidemiology of Newcastle disease virus isolates from different hosts in China from 1996 to 2005
    Zhuo ming Qin
    Institute of Poultry Science, Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Jinan 250100, China
    J Clin Microbiol 46:601-11. 2008
    ....
  82. pmc Transcription phase, protein characteristics of DEV UL45 and prokaryotic expression, antibody preparation of the UL45 des-transmembrane domain
    Ai Mei Shen
    Avian Diseases Research Center, College of Veterinary Medicine of Sichuan Agricultural University, Ya an 625014, Sichuan, China
    Virol J 7:232. 2010
    ..Some UL45 gene function of Herpesvirus was reported. While there was no any report of the duck enteritis virus (DEV) UL45 protein as yet...
  83. ncbi Molecular analysis of duck enteritis virus US3, US4, and US5 gene
    Yan Zhao
    Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin, 150030, China
    Virus Genes 38:289-94. 2009
    ..Phylogenetic analysis of the three putative proteins revealed that they had a close evolutionary relationship with the subfamily of Alphaherpesvirinae...
  84. pmc Identification and characterization of duck plague virus glycoprotein C gene and gene product
    Bei Lian
    Avian Diseases Research Center, College of Veterinary Medicine of Sichuan Agricultural University, Ya an, Sichuan 625014, China
    Virol J 7:349. 2010
    ..Viral envelope proteins have been proposed to play significant roles in the process of viral infection...
  85. ncbi Dynamics of specific antibody responses induced in mallards after infection by or immunization with low pathogenicity avian influenza viruses
    Sasan R Fereidouni
    Institute of Diagnostic Virology, Friedrich Loeffler Institut, Südufer 10, 17493 Greifswald, Insel Riems, Germany
    Avian Dis 54:79-85. 2010
    ..Four groups of mallard ducks were used: 1) naturally infected birds, 2) birds that were experimentally infected with LPAIV, 3) birds that were ..
  86. pmc Experimental infection of chickens, ducks and quails with the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus
    Ok Mi Jeong
    National Veterinary Research and Quarantine Service, Anyang 430 824, Korea
    J Vet Sci 10:53-60. 2009
    ..isolates differ phylogenetically from the 2003/2004 isolates, we assessed the clinical responses of chickens, ducks and quails to intranasal inoculation of the 2006/2007 index case virus, A/chicken/Korea/IS/06...
  87. pmc Surveillance of influenza A virus in migratory waterfowl in northern Europe
    Anders Wallensten
    Smedby Health Center, Kalmar, Sweden
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:404-11. 2007
    ..0%, highest 9.5%). This finding raises the possibility that ducks are capable of perpetuating influenza A virus of different subtypes and subtype combinations throughout the year ..
  88. ncbi Pekin and Muscovy ducks respond differently to vaccination with a H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) commercial inactivated vaccine
    Caran Cagle
    Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory, Exotic and Emerging Avian Viral Diseases Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, 934 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Vaccine 29:6549-57. 2011
    Domestic ducks are key intermediates in the transmission of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) viruses, and therefore are included in vaccination programs to control H5N1 HPAI...
  89. pmc Highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus induces extracellular Ca2+ influx, leading to apoptosis in avian cells
    Mayo Ueda
    International Research Center for Infectious Diseases and Department of Virology, Research Institute forMicrobial Diseases, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Virol 84:3068-78. 2010
    ..These findings may be useful for understanding the pathogenesis of H5N1-AIV in avian species as well as the impact of Ca(2+) homeostasis on influenza A virus infection...
  90. ncbi Molecular shaping of the beak
    Ping Wu
    Department of Pathology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Science 305:1465-6. 2004
    ..There is only one proliferative zone in the frontonasal mass of chickens, but two in ducks. These growth zones are associated with bone morphogenetic protein 4 (BMP4) activity...
  91. pmc Molecular basis of replication of duck H5N1 influenza viruses in a mammalian mouse model
    Zejun Li
    Animal Influenza Laboratory, Ministry of Agriculture, Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, 427 Maduan Street, Harbin 150001, People s Republic of China
    J Virol 79:12058-64. 2005
    We recently analyzed a series of H5N1 viruses isolated from healthy ducks in southern China since 1999 and found that these viruses had progressively acquired the ability to replicate and cause disease in mice...
  92. ncbi Cell lines from the Egyptian fruit bat are permissive for modified vaccinia Ankara
    Ingo Jordan
    ProBioGen AG, Berlin, Germany
    Virus Res 145:54-62. 2009
    ....
  93. ncbi Characterization of H5N2 influenza viruses isolated in South Korea and their influence on the emergence of a novel H9N2 influenza virus
    Hye Ryoung Kim
    Animal Disease Diagnosis Center, National Veterinary Research and Quarantine Service, 335 Joongangro, Manangu, Anyangsi, Gyeonggido 430 824, Republic of Korea
    J Gen Virol 91:1978-83. 2010
    ..Genetic analysis of the H5N2 viruses isolated from wild birds and domestic ducks demonstrated that they were related to the recently isolated southern Chinese LPAI H5 viruses and various ..
  94. pmc The pH of activation of the hemagglutinin protein regulates H5N1 influenza virus pathogenicity and transmissibility in ducks
    Mark L Reed
    Department of Infectious Diseases, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 3678, USA
    J Virol 84:1527-35. 2010
    ..The pH of activation of the H5 HA protein plays a key role in the propagation of H5N1 influenza viruses in ducks and may be a novel molecular factor in the ecology of influenza viruses...
  95. pmc Three amino acid changes in PB1-F2 of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus affect pathogenicity in mallard ducks
    Henju Marjuki
    Division of Virology, Department of Infectious Diseases, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 3678, USA
    Arch Virol 155:925-34. 2010
    ..In our previous study, the A/Vietnam/1203/04 (H5N1) wild-type virus (wtVN1203) was more lethal to mallard ducks than a reverse genetics (rg)-derived VN1203...
  96. pmc Shedding light on avian influenza H4N6 infection in mallards: modes of transmission and implications for surveillance
    Kaci K VanDalen
    National Wildlife Research Center, Wildlife Services, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e12851. 2010
    ..Because AIV circulating in wild birds pose an indirect threat to agriculture and human health, understanding the ecology of AIV and developing risk assessments and surveillance systems for prevention of disease is critical...
  97. pmc Role of domestic ducks in the propagation and biological evolution of highly pathogenic H5N1 influenza viruses in Asia
    D J Hulse-Post
    Division of Virology, Department of Infectious Diseases, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:10682-7. 2005
    Wild waterfowl, including ducks, are natural hosts of influenza A viruses. These viruses rarely caused disease in ducks until 2002, when some H5N1 strains became highly pathogenic...
  98. ncbi The effect of age on avian influenza viral shedding in mallards (Anas platyrhynchos)
    T P Costa
    Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, 501 DW Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Avian Dis 54:581-5. 2010
    ..This information may help us better understand the natural history of these viruses, interpret field and experimental data, and plan future experimental trials...
  99. pmc Expression and intracellular localization of duck enteritis virus pUL38 protein
    Jun Xiang
    Avian Diseases Research Center, College of Veterinary Medicine of Sichuan Agricultural University, Yaan, Sichuan, China
    Virol J 7:162. 2010
    ..Furthermore, pUL38 was found in purified virus. These results provide the first evidence of the kinetics of expression and intracellular localization of DEV pUL38...
  100. ncbi Cloning, expression, purification and characterization of UL24 partial protein of duck enteritis virus
    Renyong Jia
    Avian Disease Research Center, College of Veterinary Medicine of Sichuan Agricultural University, Ya an 625014, China
    Intervirology 52:326-34. 2009
    ..On the basis of subcellular location, UL24 appeared to be predominantly nuclear membrane-associated, especially at later times in infection, and provided a good tool to further study the biofunctions of UL24 protein...
  101. pmc Polyclonal antibody against the DPV UL46M protein can be a diagnostic candidate
    Liting Lu
    Avian Diseases Research Center, College of Veterinary Medicine of Sichuan Agricultural University, YA, AN, Sichuan, China
    Virol J 7:83. 2010
    ..Subsequently, we established Dot-ELISA using the polyclonal antibody and applied it to DPV detection...

Research Grants34

  1. BIOCHEMISTRY OF NATURAL PRODUCTS
    Pappachan Kolattukudy; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..fatty acid synthase thioesterase, the thioesterase domain of fatty acid synthase and thioesterase B from mallard ducks will be determined to elucidate the structural and functional relationships among thioesterases...
  2. Integrity of the Pulmonary Blood-Gas Barrier
    John West; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The second Specific Aim is devoted to failure of the blood-gas barrier. We shall look at the lungs of ducks, geese and chickens where the barrier is known to be extremely thin, and recent work shows a surprising degree of ..
  3. THE SITE AND MECHANISM OF PLASMA MEMBRANE RENEWAL
    Fred Hossler; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..to turnover, ultrastructural and biochemical studies show that the excess membrane is lost when salt-stressed ducks are again given freshwater...
  4. Duck Antibody Genes: Unusual Organization and Expression
    Gregory Warr; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..response that can be characterized as ineffectual, which has significance for human health given the role of ducks (and other waterfowl) as carriers (or reservoirs) of diseases infectious for man. E.g...
  5. Functional Studies of Fully Active Na, K-ATPase
    John Sachs; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..a procedure for preparing homogeneous, fully active membrane bound Na, K ATPase from nasal glands of salt adapted ducks. We plan to fully characterize the enzyme by determining its primary structure, its phosphorylation capacity from ..
  6. GLOBIN MRNA: DETERMINATION OF REGULATING SEQUENCES
    GARY PADDOCK; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..mRNA appears to initiate translation of globin protein synthesis differently than globins of other species; and 5) ducks exhibit an anemic shift in the relative proportions of adult globins produced...
  7. Role of Glycine Decarboxylase in hepadnaviral infection
    Jisu Li; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, we will determine if p120 is defective in Muscovy ducks, a duck species resistant to hepadnavirus...
  8. PRODUCTS OF THE X AND POLYMERASE GENES OF HEPADNAVIRUSES
    Mark Feitelson; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..the hepadnavirus X and polymerase gene products in infected sera and liver tissues from humans, woodchucks and ducks and (b) to provide clinically useful reagents for the evaluation of these markers in virus infected patients and ..
  9. COMBINATION CHEMOTHERAPY FOR PANDEMIC INFLUENZA
    Robert Webster; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  10. Metabolic Regulation of Reproduction
    GREGORY FRALEY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It is hoped that this basic knowledge will lead to a better understanding of disorders of reproduction that are associated with diabetes and thus provide an enlightened path towards their treatment. ..
  11. Mechanisms of Avian Hepadnavirus Replication
    DANIEL LOEB; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. PLASTICITY IN RESPIRATORY MOTOR CONTROL
    Gordon Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A multidisciplinary approach will be used to test key elements of the model. ..
  13. Synthesis/Biological evaluation of Anti-HIV Nucleosides
    David Chu; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This is the first such studies demonstrating the potential of this molecular modeling approach. ..
  14. Spread of Lyme borreliosis bacteria in the U.S.
    Durland Fish; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Control of V(D)J Recombination at the TCR beta Locus
    Jianzhu Chen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed studies may help elucidate the role of enhancers in regulating DSB repair, V(D)J recombination, genome instability, and tumorigenesis. ..
  16. Host range restriction of human influenza viruses
    Christopher Olsen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Host response to Chlamydia genital infection in the male
    Roger Rank; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. HEPADNAVIRUS INFECTIONS AND LIVER CANCER
    William Mason; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Mechanisms of T Cell Tumorigenesis
    Jianzhu Chen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Findings from the proposed studies may shed light on the etiology and mechanisms underlying the frequent translocations of the antigen receptor loci in lymphoid tumors in humans. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. 2007 Molecular Biology of Hepatitis B Viruses Meeting
    William Mason; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Limited support for meeting materials and organizational[unreadable] functions is also needed. ..
  21. Regulation of T Cell Homeostasis
    Jianzhu Chen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, the role of cell division in facilitating changes in chromatin structure at the IFN-g locus will be investigated by measuring the extent of DNA methylation, histone acetylation and factor binding...
  22. DEVELOPMENTAL PLASTICITY IN VENTILATORY CONTROL
    Gordon Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Further understanding of mechanism(s) that underlie developmental plasticity with its associated functional impairments may provide the rationale for therapeutic intervention, thereby enhancing functional recovery. ..
  23. TRANSGENIC MOUSE MODEL FOR ANALYZING T CELL RESPONSES
    Jianzhu Chen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  24. FUNCTION & REGULATION OF GASTRIC NA/K/2CL COTRANSPORTERS
    Christian Lytle; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Completion of these aims will begin to clarify the functional consequences of the migration-associated differentiation of parietal cells. ..
  25. EVOLUTION OF VIRULENCE OF EQUINE INFECTIOUS ANEMIA VIRUS
    Susan Payne; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The EIAV system provides an excellent and tractable experimental model for study of evolutionary change in retroviruses, and for understanding the evolution and determinants of virulence. ..
  26. MOLECULAR GENETIC MARKERS FOR TICK VECTORS
    HARRY HUTCHESON; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..I.) pacificus and I. (Ixodiopsis) woodi using 3 B. burgdorferi strains from the northeastern, southeastern, and western regions of the USA. ..
  27. RNA Interference of Influenza Virus Infection
    Jianzhu Chen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Theoretically, an siRNA-based treatment should remain effective even with the emergence of new strains of the virus. ..
  28. Lentiviral Diseases: EIAV Pathogenesis
    SUSAN LYNNE PAYNE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  29. Development and Maintenance of Memory CD8 T Cells
    Jianzhu Chen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  30. Accelerated Viral Inhibition Assay
    Maryna Eichelberger; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. INITIATION OF VIRUS SPECIFIC CD8+ T CELL RESPONSES
    Maryna Eichelberger; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This proposal is designed as an essential step towards the development of more effective influenza vaccine. ..
  32. MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF EIAV PERSISTENCE
    JERALD OAKS; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..These studies will provide insight into HIV persistence in HAART patients, and potentially provide a model that can be used to evaluate strategies for actual elimination of lentiviral infections. ..