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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: MOLECULAR SYSTEMATICS AND COMPARATIVE POPULATION GENETICS OF PARASITIC ORGANISMS THAT THREATEN FOOD SAFETY AND SECURITY Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Sarcocystosis - (Book / Chapter)
(23-Aug-12)
Infections with Sarcococystis wenzeli are prevalent in the chickens of Yunnan Province, China, but rare or absent from the flocks of domesticated pigeons and ducks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., He, Y., Yonghua, L., Olias, P., Rosenthal, B.M., Cui, L., Zuo, Y., Yang, Z. 2012. Infections with Sarcococystis wenzeli are prevalent in the chickens of Yunnan Province, China, but rare or absent from the flocks of domesticated pigeons and ducks. Experimental Parasitology. 131(1):31-34.
Phylogenetic analysis of of Sarcocystis nesbitti (Coccidia: Sarcocystidae) suggests a snake as its probable definitive host - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tian, M., Chen, Y., Rosenthal, B.M., Liu, X., He, Y., Dunams, D.B., Cui, L., Yang, Z. 2012. Phylogenetic analysis of of Sarcocystis nesbitti (Coccidia: Sarcocystidae) suggests a snake as its probable definitive host. Veterinary Parasitology. 183:373-376.
Quantitative real time polymerase chain reaction assays for the sensitive detection of Besnoitia besnoiti infection in cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schares, G., Maksimov, A., Basso, W., More, G., Dubey, J.P., Rosenthal, B.M., Msjxoub, M., Rostaher, A., Selmair, J., Langenmayer, M.C., Scharr, J.C., Conraths, F.J., Gollnick, N.S. 2011. Quantitative real time polymerase chain reaction assays for the sensitive detection of Besnoitia besnoiti infection in cattle. Veterinary Parasitology. 178:208-216.
Genetic analyses of atypical Toxoplasma gondii strains reveals a fourth clonal lineage in North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khan, A., Dubey, J.P., Su, C., Ajioka, J.W., Rosenthal, B.M., Sibley, L.D. 2011. Genetic analyses of atypical Toxoplasma gondii strains reveals a fourth clonal lineage in North America. International Journal for Parasitology. 41:645-655.
Comparative studies confirm natural infections of buffaloes by Sarcocystis cruzi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiang, Z., He, Y., Rosenthal, B.M., Li, X., Zuo, Y., Feng, G., Cui, L., Yang, Z. 2011. Comparative studies confirm natural infections of buffaloes by Sarcocystis cruzi. Parasitology International. 127(2):460-466.
Next Generation sequencing of the Trichinella murrelli mitochondrial genome allows comprehensive comparison of its divergence from the principal agent of human trichinellosis, Trichinella spiralis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Webb, K.M., Rosenthal, B.M. 2011. Next Generation sequencing of the Trichinella murrelli mitochondrial genome allows comprehensive comparison of its divergence from the principal agent of human trichinellosis, Trichinella spiralis. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 11(1):116-123.
Clonal population structures are derived from various population processes in the protistan oyster parasite Perkinsus marinus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, P.C., Rosenthal, B.M., Hare, M.P. 2011. Clonal population structures are derived from various population processes in the protistan oyster parasite Perkinsus marinus. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. 11(3):598-609.
Impact of the Toxoplasma gondii genome project - (Book / Chapter)
(30-Mar-10)
Deep resequencing of Trichinella spiralis reveals previously un-described single nucleotide polymorphisms and intra-isolate variation within the mitochondrial genome. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Webb, K.M., Rosenthal, B.M. 2010. Deep resequencing of Trichinella spiralis reveals previously un-described single nucleotide polymorphisms and intra-isolate variation within the mitochondrial genome. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 2:304-310.
Sarcocystis tupaia, sp. nov., a new parasite species employing treeshrews (Tupaiidae, Tupaia belangeri chinensis) as natural intermediate hosts     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiang, Z., Rosenthal, B.M., He, Y., Wang, W., Wang, H., Song, J., Shen, P., Li, M., Yang, Z. 2009. Sarcocystis tupaia, sp. nov., a new parasite species employing treeshrews (Tupaiidae, Tupaia belangeri chinensis) as natural intermediate hosts. Parasitology International. 59(2):128-132.
Genetic diversity of Toxoplasma gondii in animals and humans - (Review Article)
Sibly, L., Khan, A., Ajioka, J., Rosenthal, B.M. 2009. Genetic diversity of Toxoplasma gondii in animals and humans. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 364:2749-2761.
The Origin of Malignant Malaria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rich, S.M., Leendertz, F.H., Xu, G., Lebreton, M., Djoko, C.F., Aminake, M.N., Takang, E.E., Diffo, J.L., Pike, B., Rosenthal, B.M., Formenty, P., Boesch, C., Ayala, F., Wolfe, N. 2009. The Origin of Malignant Malaria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 106(35):14902-14907.
Molecular Detection of Sarcocystis - (Book / Chapter)
Rosenthal, B.M. 2009. Sarcocystis. In: Liu.,D., editor. Molecular Detection of Sarcocystis. Boca Raton, Florida; CRC Press. p. 731-739.
Non-invasive methods for identifyig oocysts of Sarcocystis spp. from definitive hosts     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiang, Z., Chen, X., Yang, L., Zhou, B., Jiang, R., Rosenthal, B.M., Lei, L., Luan, P., Liu, J., Attwood, S., Zuo, Y., Cui, L., Zhang, Y., Yang, Z. 2009. Non-invasive methods for identifyig oocysts of Sarcocystis spp. from definitive hosts. Parasitology International. 58(3):293-296.
Selection at a single Locus leads to widespread expansion of Toxoplasma gondii lineages that are virulent in mice     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khan, A., Taylor, S., Ajioka, J., Rosenthal, B.M., Sibley, D. 2009. Selection at a single Locus leads to widespread expansion of Toxoplasma gondii lineages that are virulent in mice. PLoS Genetics. 5(3): e1000404.
How Human History Has Influenced Geography and Genetics of Parasite Populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rosenthal, B.M. 2008. How human history has influenced geography and genetics of parasite populations. Trends in Parasitology. 25(2):67-70.
Human Dispersal of a Widespread Zoonosis in a Domesticated Host - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rosenthal, B.M., La Rosa, G., Zarlenga, D.S., Dunams, D.B., Yao, C., Liu, M. Human dispersal of a widespread zoonosis in a domesticated host. Nature Magazine. PMID: 18718558.
Detection of Sarcocystis Parasites in Retail Beef: a Regional Survey Combining Histological and Genetic Detection Methods     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pritt, B., Trainer, T., Simmons-Arnold, L., Evans, M., Dunams, D.B., Rosenthal, B.M. 2008. Detection of Sarcocystis parasites in retail beef: A regional survey combining histological and genetic detection methods. Journal of Food Protection. 71(10):2144-2147.
Restricted Genetic Diversity in the Ubiquitous Cattle Parasite, Sarcocystis Cruzi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rosenthal, B.M., Dunams, D.B., Pritt, B. 2008. Restricted genetic diversity in the ubiquitous cattle parasite, sarcocystis cruzi. Infection, Genetics and Evolution.(5):588-592.
Recent global sweep of Toxoplasma gondii driven by a single monomorphic chromosome. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khan, A., Fux, B., Su, C., Dubey, J.P., Darde, M.L., Ajioka, J.W., Rosenthal, B.M., Sibley, L.D. 2007. Recent global swee[p of Toxoplasma gondii driven by a single monomorphic chromosome. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 104:14872-14877.
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