Antimicrobial Research

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Recent Publications

Antimicrobial activity of Persicaria pensylvanica extract against Staphylococcus aureus Abdi, R. D., and O. Kerro Dego.  2019.  European Journal of Integrative Medicine, Volume 29, August 2019. [Abstract]

Assignment of virus and antimicrobial resistance genes to microbial hosts in a complex microbial community by combined long-read assembly and proximity ligation Bickhart, D. M., M. Watson, S. Koren, K. Panke-Buisse, L. M. Cersosimo, M. O. Press, C. P. Van Kessel, J. S. Van Kessel, B. J. Haley, S. W. Kim, C. Heiner, G. Suen, K. Baksh, I. Liachko, S. T. Sullivan, P. Myer, J. Ghurye, M. Pop, P. J. Weimer, A. M. Phillippy, and T. P. L. Smith.  2019.  Genome Biology, 20:153.

Antimicrobial resistance patterns of S. aureus and other bacterial mastitis pathogens isolated from milk of dairy cows.  Abdi, R. D., B. E. Gillespie, G. M. Pighetti, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  Mastitis Research Workers Annual meeting, October 24 26, Chicago, Illinois..

Antimicrobial resistance of Staphylococcus aureus isolates from dairy cows and genetic diversity of resistant isolates Abdi, R. D., B. E. Gillespie, J. Vaughn, C. Merrill, S. I. Headrick, D. B. Ensermu, D. H. D'Souza, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, G. E. Agga, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, Volume 15, issue 7, Page 449 - 458.

Antimicrobial resistance patterns of bacterial isolates from cases of mastitis in dairy cows.  Abdi, R. D., B. E. Gillespie, S. I. Headrick, G. M. Pighetti, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting, June 24 27, Knoxville, TN..

Isolation and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Staphylococcus aureus from milk of cows, camels and goats with mastitis in Southern Ethiopia.  Donde, B. G., A. Balemi,, K. A. Ejeta, S. Girma, M. Gebru, A. Rius, G. E. Agga, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  The 99th Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, Nov. 30 - Dec. 5, Chicago Marrio.

Bioactive natural products in plant disease control Gwinn, K. D.  2018.  Studies in Natural Product Chemistry, Studies in Natural Products Chemistry Vol. 56:229-246. Copyright: Elsevier 2018 Published: 1st February 2018 Elsevier Editors: Atta-ur-Rahman. [Abstract]

Hellbender antimicrobial peptide inhibition of chytrid fungus.  Hardman, R. H., K. Irwin, W. Sutton, K. Oziminski, L. A. Rollins-Smith, L. K. Reinert, and D. L. Miller.  2018.  Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Rochester, NY..

Hellbender skin antimicrobial peptides show variable inhibition against chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis.  Hardman, R. H., K. Oziminshi, L. K. Reinert, L. Rollins-Smith, K. J. Irwin, and D. L. Miller.  2018.  67th Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association, St Augustine, Florida, USA.

Purification and behavior of proteins and membrane-associated peptides through extraction via Winsor-III systems into bicontinuous microemulsions.  Hayes, D. G., R. Ye, V. S. Urban, N. M. O'Neill, S. V. Pingali, V. Sharma, and R. N. Dunlap.  2018.  22nd International Symposium on Surfactants in Solutions Conference, Norman, OK, 3-8 June, 2018. [Abstract]

Sugar Esters.  Pyo, S. H., J. Chen, R. Ye, and D. G. Hayes.  2018.  Biobased Surfactants: Synthesis, Properties and Applications (2nd Ed), D.G. Hayes, D.K.Y. Solaiman, and R.D. Ashby, Eds, Elsevier Press. [Abstract]

Antimicrobial resistant bacterial isolates from raw bulk tank milk.  Stone, E. M., D. B. Ensermu, R. D. Abdi, S. I. Headrick, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  The University of Tennessee undergraduate research symposium (EURICA), April 16, Knoxville, TN..