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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Dunhua Zhang

Research Molecular Biologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Complete genome sequence of the highly virulent Aeromonas hydrophila AL09-71 isolated from diseased channel catfish in West Alabama - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-May-14)
Complete genome sequence of an attenuated Sparfloxacin resistant Streptococcus agalactiae strain 138spar - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-May-14)
Complete genome sequence of the highly virulent Aeromonas hydrophila AL09-71 isolated from disease channel catfish from West Alabama - (Other)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Zhang, D., Zhang, L. 2014. Complete genome sequence of the highly virulent Aeromonas hydrophila AL09-71 isolated from disease channel catfish from West Alabama. Genbank. Accession No. CP007566.1.
Complete genome sequence of an attenuated Sparfloxacin-resistant Streptococcus agalactiae strain 138spar - (Other)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Zhang, D., Zhang, L., Ballard, L.L., Scheffler, B.E. 2014. Complete genome sequence of an attenuated Sparfloxacin-resistant Streptococcus agalactiae strain 138spar. Genbank. Accession No. CP007565.1.
Complete genome sequence of a virulent Streptococcus agalactiae strain 138P isolated from diseased Nile tilapia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Zhang, D. 2014. Complete genome sequence of a virulent Streptococcus agalactiae strain 138P isolated from diseased Nile tilapia. Genome Announcements. 2(2):e00295-14.
Complete genome sequence of a virulent Streptococcus agalactiae strain 138P isolated from disease Nile tilapia - (Other) - (25-Mar-14)
Managing animal health from an aquaculture perspective - (Abstract Only)
Shoemaker, C.A., Lafrentz, B.R., Xu, D., Zhang, D. 2014. Managing animal health from an aquaculture perspective. Journal of Animal Science. 90(2):40.
Vaccination of channel catfish with extracellular products of Aeromonas hydrophila provides protection against infection by the pathogen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, D., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Vaccination of channel catfish with extracellular products of Aeromonas hydrophila provides protection against infection by the pathogen. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 36(1):270-275.
Expression and activity of recombinant proaerolysin derived from Aeromonas hydrophila cultured from diseased channel catfish Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, D., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Expression and activity of recombinant proaerolysin derived from Aeromonas hydrophila cultured from diseased channel catfish. Veterinary Microbiology. 165:478-482.
Identification, virulence, and mass spectrometry of toxic ECP fractions of West Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila obtained from a 2010 disease outbreak Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Song, L., Zhang, D., Kojima, K., Mobley, J. 2013. Identification, virulence, and mass spectrometry of toxic ECP fractions of West Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila obtained from a 2010 disease outbreak. Veterinary Microbiology. 164:336-343.
Cyp15F1: A novel cytochrome P450 gene linked to juvenile hormone-dependent caste differention in the termite R. flavipes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarver, M.R., Coy, M., Zhang, D., Scharf, M.E. 2012. Cyp15F1: A novel cytochrome P450 gene linked to juvenile hormone-dependent caste differention in the termite R. flavipes. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 80(2):92-108.
Carbohydrate active enzymes revealed in Coptotermes formosanus transcriptome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, D., Lax, A.R., Hennrisat, H., Coutinho, P., Katiya, N., Nierman, W.C., Fedorova, N. 2012. Carbohydrate active enzymes revealed in Coptotermes formosanus transcriptome. Insect Molecular Biology. 21(2):235-245.
Functional analyses of the digestive ß-Glucosidase of Formosan Subterranean Termites (Coptotermes formosanus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, D., Allen, A.B., Lax, A.R. 2012. Functional analyses of the digestive ß-Glucosidase of Formosan Subterranean Termites (Coptotermes formosanus). Journal of Insect Physiology. 58(1):205-210.
Methoprene and temperature effects on caste differentiation and protein composition in the Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarver, M.R., Florane, C.B., Zhang, D., Grimm, C.C., Lax, A.R. 2012. Methoprene and temperature effects on caste differentiation and protein composition in the formosan termite, Coptotermes formosanus. Insect Science. 12:18.
Screening of multiple potential control genes for use in caste and body region comparisons using RT-qPCR in Coptotermes formosanus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarver, M.R., Mattison, C.P., Florane, C.B., Hinchliffe, D.J., Zhang, D., Lax, A.R. 2012. Screening of multiple potential control genes for use in caste and body region comparisons using RT-qPCR in Coptotermes formosanus. Sociobiology. 59(1):81-96.
Characterization of a new endogenous endo-ß-1,4-glucanase of Formosan subterranean termite (Coptotermes formosanus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, D., Lax, A.R., Bland, J.M. 2011. Characterization of a new endogenous endo-ß-1,4-glucanase of Formosan subterranean termite (Coptotermes formosanus). Journal of Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 41:211-218.
Temperature affect on caste differentiation and protein composition in Coptotermes formosanus - (Abstract Only) - (01-Dec-10)
Hydrolysis of filter-paper cellulose to glucose by two recombinant endogenous glycosyl hydrolases of Coptotermes formosanus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, D., Lax, A.R., Bland, J.M., Yu, J., Federova, N., Nierman, W.C. 2010. Hydrolysis of filter-paper cellulose to glucose by two recombinant endogenous glycosyl hydrolases of Coptotermes formosanus. Insect Science. 17:245-252.
Differential cellulolytic activity of native-form and C-terminal tagged-form cellulase derived from coptotermes formosanus and expressed in E. coli Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, D., Lax, A.R., Raina, A.K., Bland, J.M. 2009. Differential cellulolytic activity of native-form and C-terminal tagged-form cellulase derived from coptotermes formosanus and expressed in E. coli. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 39:516–522
Salivary gland thrombostasin isoforms differentilally regulate blood uptake of horn flies fed on New Zealand white rabbits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cupp, M.S., Cupp, E.W., Zhang, D., Yue, X., Todd, L., Panangala, V., Navarre, C., Whitley, E. 2009. Salivary gland thrombostasin isoforms differentilally regulate blood uptake of horn flies fed on New Zealand white rabbits. Journal of Medical Entomology. 46(2)351-357.
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