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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Anthony J De Lucca
Food and Feed Safety Research
Microbiologist

Phone: (504) 286-4253
Fax: (504) 286-4419
Room 1131
1100 ROBERT E. LEE BLVD.
BLDG 001 SRRC
NEW ORLEANS, LA, 70124

Projects
DEVELOPMENT OF A REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC SENSOR TO DETECT ASPERGILLUS FLAVUS GROWTH ON STORED CORN
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 418344

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Inhibition of bacterial and filamentous fungal growth in high moisture, nonsterile corn with intermittent pumping of trans-2-hexenal vapor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Lucca II, A.J., Carter Wientjes, C.H., Boue, S.M., Lovisa, M.P., Bhatnagar, D. 2013. Inhibition of bacterial and filamentous fungal growth in high moisture, nonsterile corn with intermittent pumping of trans-2-hexenal vapor. Journal of Food Science. 78(7):M1029-M1035.
Blue light (470 nm) effectively inhibits bacterial and fungal growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Lucca II, A.J., Carter Wientjes, C.H., Williams, K.A., Bhatnagar, D. 2012. Blue light (470 nm) effectively inhibits bacterial and fungal growth. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 55:460-466.
Volatile profiles and aflatoxin production by toxigenic and non-toxigenic isolates of Aspergillus flavus grown on sterile and non-sterile cracked corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Lucca II, A.J., Boue, S.M., Carter Wientjes, C.H., Bhatnagar, D. 2012. Volatile profiles and aflatoxin production by toxigenic and non-toxigenic isolates of Aspergillus flavus grown on sterile and non-sterile cracked corn. Annals of Agriculture and Environmental Medicine. 19(1):91-98.
Aggregation and feeding behavior of the formosan subterranean termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) on wood decayed by three species of wood rot fungi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cornelius, M.L., Williams, K.A., Lovisa, M.P., De Lucca II, A.J. 2012. Aggregation and feeding behavior of the formosan subterranean termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) on wood decayed by three species of wood rot fungi. Sociobiology. 59(3):667-680.
Antifungal properties of wheat histones (H1-H4) and purified wheat histone H1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Lucca II, A.J., Heden, L.-O., Ingber, B.F., Bhatnagar, D. 2011. Antifungal properties of wheat histones (H1-H4) and purified wheat histone H1. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59:6933-6939.
Volatile trans-2-hexenal a soybean aldehyde inhibits Aspergillus flavus growth and aflatoxin production in corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Lucca II, A.J., Carter Wientjes, C.H., Boue, S.M., Bhatnagar, D. 2011. Volatile trans-2-hexenal, a soybean aldehyde, inhibits Aspergillus flavus growth and aflatoxin production in corn. Journal of Food Science. 76:M381-M386.
Fungicidal and bactericidal properties of bisabolol and dragosantol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Lucca II, A.J., Pauli, A., Schilcher, H., Sien, T., Bhatnagar, D., Walsh, T.J. 2011. Fungicidal and bactericidal properties of bisabolol and dragosantol. Journal of Essential Oil Research. 23:47-54.
Volatile profiles of toxigenic and non-toxigenic Aspergillus flavus using SPME for solid phase extraction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Lucca II, A.J., Boue, S.M., Carter-Wientjes, C.H., Bland, J.M., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E. 2010. Volatile profiles of toxigenic and non-toxigenic Aspergillus flavus using SPME for solid phase extraction. Annals of Agriculture and Environmental Medicine. 17:301-308.
Absorption and swelling characteristics of silver (I) antimicrobial wound dressings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parikh, D.V., Fink, T.J., De Lucca II, A.J., Parikh, A.D. 2011. Absorption and swelling characteristics of silver (I) antimicrobial wound dressings. Textile Research Journal. 81(5):494-503.
New pterocarpenes elicited by Aspergillus caelatus in peanut (Arachis hypogaea) seeds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sobolev, V., Neff, S.A., Gloer, J.B., Khan, S.I., Tabanca, N., De Lucca Ii, A.J., Wedge, D.E. 2010. New pterocarpenes elicited by Aspergillus caelatus in peanut (Arachis hypogaea) seeds. Phytochemistry and Agriculture. 71:2099-2107.
Inhibition of fungi from diseased grape by syringomycin E-rhamnolipid mixture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Takemoto, J.Y., Bensaci, M., De Lucca II, A.J., Cleveland, T.E., Gandhi, N.R., Skebba, V. 2010. Inhibition of fungi from diseased grape by syringomycin E-rhamnolipid mixture. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture. 61(1):120-124.
Silver enhances the in vitro antifungal activity of the saponin, CAY-1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Lucca II, A.J., Boue, S.M., Sein, T., Cleveland, T.E., Walsh, T.J. 2009. Silver enhances the in vitro antifungal activity of the saponin, CAY-1. Mycoses. 54:e1-e9.
Greenhouse and Field Evaluation of the Natural Saponin CAY-1, for Control of Several Strawberry Diseases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abril, M., Curry, K.J., Smith, B.J., De Lucca Ii, A.J., Boue, S.M., Wedge, D.E. 2009. Greenhouse and Field Evaluation of the Natural Saponin CAY-1, for Control of Several Strawberry Diseases. International Journal of Fruit Science. 9:3,211-220.
Efficacy of silver (I) antimicrobial dressings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parikh, D.V., Edwards, J.V., Condon, B.D., De Lucca II, A.J., Parikh, A. 2009. Efficacy of silver (I) antimicrobial dressings. Nonwovens and Technical Textiles. 2(2):22-25, 32.
The efficacy of bait supplements for improving the rate of discovery of bait stations in the field by the formosan subterranean termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cornelius, M.L., Lyn, M.E., Williams, K.R., Lovisa, M.P., De Lucca II, A.J., Lax, A.R. 2009. The efficacy of bait supplements for improving the rate of discovery of bait stations in the field by the formosan subterranean termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(3):1175-1181.
Aflatoxin control through transgenic approaches - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rajasekaran, K., De Lucca II, A.J., Cary, J.W. 2009. Aflatoxin control through transgenic approaches. Toxin Reviews. 28(2):89-101.
Evaluation of CAY-1, an Experimental, Natural Fungicide for Control of Strawberry Pathogens - (Proceedings)
Abril, M., Curry, K.J., Smith, B.J., De Lucca Ii, A.J., Boue, S.M., Wedge, D.E. 2009. Evaluation of CAY-1, an Experimental, Natural Fungicide for Control of Strawberry Pathogens. Acta Horticulturae. 842:295-298.
In vitro activity of CAY-1, a saponin from Capsicum frutescens, against microsporum and trichophyton species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stergiopoulou, T., De Lucca II, A.J., Meletiadis, J., Sein, T., Boue, S.M., Schaufele, R., Roilides, E., Ghannoum, M., Walsh, T.J. 2008. In vitro activity of CAY-1, a saponin from Capsicum frutescens, against microsporum and trichophyton species. Medical Mycology. 46(8):805-810.
Fungicidal activity of the plant saponin, CAY-1, for fungi isolated from diseased Vitis fruit and stems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Lucca Ii, A.J., Klich, M.A., Sien, T., Boue, S.M., Cleveland, T.E., Walsh, T.J. 2008. Fungicidal activity of the plant saponin, CAY-1, for fungi isolated from diseased Vitis fruit and stems. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture.59:67-72.
Synergy studies of the fungicidal plant saponin, CAY-1, with EDTA and silver - (Abstract Only)
De Lucca II, A.J., Lovisa, M.P., Cleveland, T.E. 2007. Synergy studies of the fungicidal plant saponin, CAY-1, with EDTA and silver. In: Proceedings of 47th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy, September 17-20, 2007, Chicago, IL. Abstract F1-1672.
Harmful fungi in both agriculture and medicine - (Review Article)
De Lucca II, A.J. 2007. Harmful fungi in both agriculture and medicine. Revista Iberoamericana De Micologia. 24:3-13.
In Vitro Inhibitory and Fungicidal Properties of Edta for Aspergillus and Fusarium - (Abstract Only)
De Lucca II, A.J. 2006. In vitro inhibitory and fungicidal properties of EDTA for Aspergillus and Fusarium. in: Proceedings of Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy, September 27-30, 2006, San Francisco, CA. Abstract M-1780. p. 439.
Fungicidal Properties of Two Saponins from Capsicum Frutescens and the Relationship of Structure and Fungicidal Activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Lucca II, A.J., Boue, S.M., Palmgren, M.S., Maskos, K., Cleveland, T.E. 2006. Fungicidal properties of two saponins from Capsicum frutescens and the relationship of structure and fungicidal activity. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 52:336-342.
Fungicidal Properties of Cay-1, a Plant Saponin, for Emerging Fungal Pathogens - (Abstract Only)
De Lucca II, A.J., Klich, M.A., Sien, T., Cleveland, T.E., Walsh, T.J. 2005. Fungicidal properties of CAY-1, a plant saponin, for emerging fungal pathogens. 45th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, December 2005, Washington, D.C. Abstract F-490. p. 180.
Synergism of Cay-1 with Amphotericin B and Itraconazole - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Lucca II, A.J., Bland, J.M., Boue, S.M., Vigo, C.B., Cleveland, T.E., Walsh, T.J. 2006. Synergism of Cay-1 with amphotericin B and itraconazole. Chemotherapy. 52:285-287.
Plant-Derived Antifungal Compounds and Currently Employed Microbial-Based Agricultural Fungicides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Lucca II, A.J., Cleveland, T.E., Wedge, D.E. 2005. Plant-derived antifungal proteins and peptides. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 51:1001-1014.
Reduced Fungicidal Properties of Cay-1 Precursors - (Abstract Only)
De Lucca II, A.J., Boue, S.M., Palmgren, M.S., Maskos, K., Cleveland, T.E. 2004. Reduced fungicidal properties of CAY-1 precursors. Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy Proceedings. Abstract F-845. p. 208.
Cay-1, a Plant-Produced Saponin Active Against Phytopathogenic and Medical Pathogenic Fungi - (Abstract Only)
De Lucca II, A.J., Boue, S.M., Bland, J.M., Wartelle, L.H., Selitrennikoff, C., Renault, S., Cushion, M., Cleveland, T.E., Walsh, T. 2004. CAY-1, a plant-produced saponin active against phytopathogenic and medical pathogenic fungi. In: Proceedings of World Conference on Magic Bullets (Celebrating Paul Ehrlich's 150th Birthday). Abstract 119. p. 19.
Cay-1, a Novel Antifungal Compound from Cayenne Pepper - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Renault, S., De Lucca II, A.J., Boue, S.M., Bland, J.M., Vigo, C.B., Selitrennikoff, C. 2003. Cay-1, a novel antifungal compound from cayenne pepper. Medical Mycology. 41(1):75-82.
ARS Research on Natural Products for Pest Management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
AKEY, D.H., ARTHUR, F.H., DE LUCCA II, A.J., GIBSON, D.M., HARRISON JR, H.F., PETERSON, J.K., GEALY, D.R., TWORKOSKI, T., WILSON, C.L., MORRIS, J.B. ARS RESEARCH ON NATURAL PRODUCTS FOR PEST MANAGEMENT. PEST MANAGEMENT SCIENCE. 2003. v. 59. p. 708-717.
ARS Research on Natural Products for Pest Management - (Review Article)
DUKE, S.O., BAERSON, S.R., DAYAN, F.E., RIMANDO, A.M., SCHEFFLER, B.E., TELLEZ, M.R., WEDGE, D.E., AKEY, D.H., ARTHUR, F.H., DE LUCCA II, A.J. ARS RESEARCH ON NATURAL PRODUCTS FOR PEST MANAGEMENT. PEST MANAGEMENT SCIENCE. 2003. V.59:708-717.
Synergy of CAY-1, a Fungicidal Saponin, With Amphotericin B and Itreconazole Against Aspergillus spp and Candida albicans - (Proceedings)
De Lucca II, A.J., Bland, J.M., Boue, S.M., Vigo, C.B., Cleveland, T.E., Walsh, T.J. 2002. Synergy of CAY-1, a Fungicidal Saponin, With Amphotericin B and Itreconazole Against Aspergillus spp and Candida albicans. In: Proceedings of 42nd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy. Abstract F-826. p. 205.
Biophysical Properties of Cay-1, a Fungicidal Plant-Derived Saponin - (Proceedings)
De Lucca II, A.J., Palmgren, M.S., Cleveland, T.E., Walsh, T.J. 2002. Biophysical properties of CAY-1, a fungicidal plant-derived saponin. In: Proceedings of 42nd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy. Abstract F-827. p. 205.
Cay-1, a Fungicidal Saponin from Capsicum Sp. Fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Lucca II, A.J., Bland, J.M., Vigo, C.B., Cushion, M., Selitrennikoff, C.P., Peter, J., Walsh, T.J. 2002. Cay-1, a fungicidal saponin from Capsicum sp. fruit. Medical Mycology. 40:131-137.
Peracid Formation Is Not the Basis for Resistance to Fungal Infection in Plants Transformed with Nonheme Haloperoxidase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
JACKS, T.J., RAJASEKARAN, K., STROMBERG, K.D., DE LUCCA II, A.J., VAN PEE, K.H. PERACID FORMATION IS NOT THE BASIS FOR RESISTANCE TO FUNGAL INFECTION IN PLANTS TRANSFORMED WITH NONHEME HALOPEROXIDASE. JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD CHEMISTRY. 2002. V. 50. P. 706-709.
D-Cecropin B:proteolytic Resistance, Lethality for Pathogenic Fungi, and Binding Properties. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (13-Jan-00)
D-Cecropin B: Proteolytic Resistance, Lethality for Pathogenic Fungi, and Binding Properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Apr-99)
Antifungal Peptides: Novel Therapeutic Compounds Against Emerging Pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (27-Oct-98)
Examination of Cecropin a Susceptibility to Cotton Plant Tissue Type under Conditions Simulating Infestation/contamination - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (06-Oct-98)
Isolation of An Ovine Pulmonary Surfactant-Associated Anionic Peptide (Saap) Bactericidal for Pasteurella Haemolytica. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (18-Sep-95)
Interaction of Lipopolysaccharide with the Antimicrobial Peptide Cecropin A - (Proceedings) - (16-May-95)
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