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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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George A Somkuti
Dairy and Functional Foods
Collaborator

Phone: (215) 233-6474
Fax: (215) 233-6795
Room 1119
600 E MERMAID LN
ERRC
WYNDMOOR, PA, 19038-8598

Projects
COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH IN THE AREAS OF FOOD SAFETY AND FUNCTION FOOD DEVELOPMENT BASED ON DAIRY AND OTHER AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 422935

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
BlpC regulated bacteriocin production in Streptococcus thermophilus NRRL-B59671 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Renye Jr, J.A., Somkuti, G.A. 2012. BlpC regulated bacteriocin production in Streptococcus thermophilus NRRL-B59671. Biotechnology Letters. 35:407-412.
Molecular analysis of the bacteriocin-encoding plasmid pDGL1 from Enterococcus durans and genetic characterization of the durancin locus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Du, L., Somkuti, G.A., Renye Jr, J.A. 2012. Molecular analysis of the bacteriocin-encoding plasmid pDGL1 from Enterococcus durans and genetic characterization of the durancin locus. Microbiology. 158:1523-1532.
Molecular analysis of the glutamate decarboxylase locus in Streptococcus thermophilus ST110 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Somkuti, G.A., Renye Jr, J.A., Steinberg, D.H. 2012. Molecular analysis of the glutamate decarboxylase locus in Streptococcus thermophilus ST110. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 39:957-963.
Vector-mediated chromosomal integration of the glutamate decarboxylase gene in streptococcus thermophilus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Renye Jr, J.A., Somkuti, G.A. 2012. Vector-mediated chromosomal integration of the glutamate decarboxylase gene in streptococcus thermophilus. Biotechnology Letters. 34:549-555.
Properties of durancin GL, a new antilisterial bacteriocin produced by Enterococcus durans 41D - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Du, L., Somkuti, G.A., Renye Jr, J.A., Huo, G. 2012. Properties of durancin GL, a new antilisterial bacteriocin produced by Enterococcus durans 41D. Journal of Food Safety. 32:74-83.
Heterologous production of pediocin for the control of Listeria monocytogenes in dairy foods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Renye Jr, J.A., Somkuti, G.A., Garabal, J.I., Du, L. 2011. Heterologous production of pediocin for the control of Listeria monocytogenes in dairy foods. Food Control. 22:1887-1892.
Detection and transfer of the glutamate decarboxylase gene in Streptococcus thermophilus - (Abstract Only) - (01-Mar-11)
Genetic analysis of a novel plasmid encoded durancin locus in Enterococcus durans 41D - (Abstract Only) - (01-Mar-11)
Isolation of bacteriocin-producing staphylococci from Brazilian cheese - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brito, M.A., Somkuti, G.A., Renye Jr, J.A. 2011. Isolation of bacteriocin-producing staphylococci from Brazilian cheese. Journal of Food Safety. 31:365-370.
Production of antilisterial bacteriocins by staphylococci isolated from bovine milk - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brito, M.A., Somkuti, G.A., Renye Jr, J.A. 2011. Production of antilisterial bacteriocins by staphylococci isolated from bovine milk. Journal of Dairy Science. 94:1194-1200.
Enzymatic fractionation of the antimicrobial peptides casocidin and isracidin by Streptococcus thermophilus and Lactobacillus delbrueckii ssp. bulgaricus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Somkuti, G.A., Paul, M. 2010. Enzymatic fractionation of the antimicrobial peptides casocidin and isracidin by Streptococcus thermophilus and Lactobacillus delbrueckii ssp. bulgaricus. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 87:235-242.
Nisin-induced Expression of Pediocin in Dairy Lactic Acid Bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Renye Jr, J.A., Somkuti, G.A. 2010. Nisin-induced Expression of Pediocin in Dairy Lactic Acid Bacteria. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 108:2142-2151.
Hydrolytic Breakdown of Lactoferricin by Lactic Acid Bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Paul, M., Somkuti, G.A. 2010. HYDROLYTIC BREAKDOWN OF LACTOFERRICIN BY LACTIC ACID BACTERIA. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 37: p. 173.
Pediocin Production in Milk by Pediococcus Acidilactici in Co-Culture with Streptococcus Thermophilus and Lactobacillus Delbrueckii Subsp. Bulgaricus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Somkuti, G.A., Steinberg, D.H. 2010. PEDIOCIN PRODUCTION IN MILK BY PEDIOCOCCUS ACIDILACTICI IN CO-CULTURE WITH STREPTOCOCCUS THERMOPHILUS AND LACTOBACILLUS DELBRUECKII SUBSP. BULGARICUS. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 37:65-69.
Degradation of Milk-Based Bioactive Peptides by Yogurt Fermentation Bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Paul, M., Somkuti, G.A. 2009. DEGRADATION OF MILK-BASED BIOACTIVE PEPTIDES BY YOGURT FERMENTATION BACTERIA. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 49:345-350.
Insertion of a Heterologous Gene Construct into a Non-Functional Orf of the Streptococcus Thermophilus Chromosome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Renye Jr, J.A., Somkuti, G.A. 2009. INSERTION OF A HETEROLOGOUS GENE CONSTRUCT INTO A NON-FUNCTIONAL ORF OF THE STREPTOCOCCUS THERMOPHILUS CHROMOSOME. Biotechnology Letters. 31:759-764.
Characterization of Antilisterial Bacteriocins Produced by E. Faecium and E. Durans Isolates from Hispanic-Style Cheeses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Renye Jr, J.A., Somkuti, G.A., Paul, M., Van Hekken, D.L. 2009. CHARACTERIZATION OF ANTILISTERIAL BACTERIOCINS PRODUCED BY E. FAECIUM AND E. DURANS ISOLATES FROM HISPANIC-STYLE CHEESES. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 36(3):261-268.
Fate of Lysostaphin in Milk from Individual Cows Through Pasteurization and Cheesemaking - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Hekken, D.L., Wall, R.J., Somkuti, G.A., Powell, A.M., Tunick, M.H., Tomasula, P.M. 2009. Fate of lysostaphin in milk from individual cows through pasteurization and cheesemaking. Journal of Dairy Science. 92:444-457.
Cloning of Milk-Derived Bioactive Peptides in Streptococcus Thermophilus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Renye Jr, J.A., Somkuti, G.A. 2008 Cloning of milk-derived bioactive peptides in streptococcus thermophilus. Biotechnology Letters. 30:723-730.
Molecular Organization of Plasmid Per13 in Streptococcus Thermophilus St113 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Somkuti, G.A., Steinberg, D.H. 2007. Molecular organization of plasmid per13 in streptococcus thermophilus st113. Biotechnology Letters. 29:1991-1999.
Characterization of the Microflora Isolated from Queso Fresco Raw Milk and Pasteurized Milk - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Renye Jr, J.A., Somkuti, G.A., Vallejo-Cordoba, B., Van Hekken, D.L., Gonzalez-Cordova, A. 2008. Characterization of the microflora isolated from queso fresco raw milk and pasteurized milk. Journal of Food Safety. 28(1):59-75.
Influence of Organic Buffers on Bacteriocin Production by Streptococcus Thermophilus St110 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Somkuti, G.A., Gilbreth, S.E. 2007. Influence of organic buffers on bacteriocin production by streptococcus thermophilus st110. Current Microbiology. 55(2):173-177.
Fate of Lysostaphin in Milk Through the Cheesemaking Process - (Abstract Only)
Van Hekken, D.L., Wall, R.J., Somkuti, G.A., Tomasula, P.M. (Abstract) 2007. Fate of lysostaphin in milk through the cheesemaking process. 2007. Journal of Dairy Science. 90:(Suppl 1):270
Production of Bacteriocins by Bacterial Isolates from Dairy Cattle - (Abstract Only)
Brito, M.A., Somkuti, G.A. 2006. Production of bacteriocins by bacterial isolates from dairy cattle (abstract). National Meeting of the American Dairy Association. Paper No. T8.
Production of the Bacteriocin Thermophilin 110 in Whey-Based Media - (Abstract Only)
Somkuti, G.A., Gilbreth, S.H., Steinberg, D.H. 2006. Production of the bacteriocin thermophilin 110 in whey-based media. (abstract). National Meeting of the American Dairy Science Association. Paper No. T59. Journal of Dairy Science 89 (Suppl.1): 180.
Pediocin Production by Pediococccus Acidilactici in Co-Culture with Yogurt Starter Bacteria - (Abstract Only)
Somkuti, G.A., Steinberg, D.H. 2006. Pediocin production by pediococccus acidilactici in co-culture with yogurt starter bacteria. (abstract) American Dairy Science Association. Paper No. T66.
Characterization of the Microflora Queso Fresco from Mexico - (Abstract Only)
Renye, J.A., Jr., Somkuti, G.A., Vallejo-Cordoba, B., Van Hekken, D.L. Gonzalez-Cordova, A.F. 2006 Characterization of the indigenous microflora present in commercial queso fresco from Mexico. (abstract) ADSA Annual Meeting. Paper No. T60. Journal of Dairy Science. 88(Suppl.l):180.
Thermophilin 110:a Bacteriocin of Streptococcus Thermophilus St110 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gilbreth, S.E., Somkuti, G.A. 2005. Thermophilin 110:a bacteriocin of streptococcus thermophilus st110. Current Microbiology.
Cloning and Expression of the Pediocin Operon in Streptococcus Thermophilusand Other Lactic Fermentation Bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (25-Aug-99)
Lactic Acid Bacteria - (Book / Chapter) - (11-Aug-99)
Characterization of Per371-Based Streptococcus Thermophilus Escherichia Coli Shuttle Vectors - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (06-May-97)
Molecular Properties of the Erythromycin Resistance Plasmid Ppv141 from Staphylococcus Chromogenes - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (03-Jan-97)
Isolation and Characterization of Transcription Signal Sequences from Streptococcus Thermophilus - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (24-Sep-96)
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