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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: EVALUATION OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CATTLE AND REFINING TECHNIQUES FOR PRODUCING THEM Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Potential of the virion-associated peptidoglycan hydrolase HydH5 and its derivative fusion proteins in milk biopreservation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez-Rubio, L., Martinez, B., Donovan, D.M., Garcia, P., Rodriguez, A. 2013. Potential of the virion-associated peptidoglycan hydrolase HydH5 and its derivative fusion proteins in milk biopreservation. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 8(1):e54828.
Chimeric Ply187 endolysin kills Staphylococcus aureus more effectively than the parental enzyme. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mao, J., Donovan, D.M. 2013. Chimeric Ply187 endolysin kills Staphylococcus aureus more effectively than the parental enzyme. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 342(1):30-36.
Meeting report of the european milecular Biology organization (EMBO) Symposium "Viruses of Meicrobes II" Brussels, July 2012 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ceyssens, P., Aertsen, A., Donovan, D.M., Lavigne, R., Sullivan, M., Debarbieux, L., Vaneechoutte, M. 2012. Meeting report of the european milecular Biology organization (EMBO) Symposium "Viruses of Meicrobes II" Brussels, July 2012. Research in Microbiology. 164:799-806.
Bacteriophage endolysins as novel antimicrobials - (Review Article)
Schmelcher, M., Donovan, D.M., Loessner, M. 2012. Bacteriophage endolysins as novel antimicrobials. Future Microbiology.
Bacteriophage virion-associated peptidoglycan hydrolases: potential new enzybiotics - (Review Article)
Rodriguez-Rubio, L., Martinez, B., Donovan, D.M., Rodriguez, A., Garcia, P. 2013. Bacteriophage virion-associated peptidoglycan hydrolases: potential new enzybiotics. Critical Reviews in Microbiology. 39:427-434.
Staphylococcal phage 2638a endolysin is lytic for Staphylococcus aureus and harbors an inter-lytic-domain cryptic translational start site. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abaev, I., Foster Frey, J.A., Korobova, O., Shishkova, N., Kopylov, P., Pyramchuk, S., Schmelcher, M., Becker, S.C., Donovan, D.M. 2013. Staphylococcal phage 2638a endolysin is lytic for Staphylococcus aureus and harbors an inter-lytic-domain cryptic translational start site. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 97(8):3449-3456.
Chimeric phage lysins act synergistically with lysostaphin to kill mastitis causing staphylococcus aureus in murine mammary glands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmelcher, M., Powell, A.M., Becker, S.C., Camp, M.J., Donovan, D.M. 2012. Chimeric phage lysins act synergistically with lysostaphin to kill mastitis causing staphylococcus aureus in murine mammary glands. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78(7):2297-305.
Enhanced staphylolytic activity of the Staphylococcus aureus bacteriophage vB_SauS-phiIPLA88 HydH5 virion associated peptidoglycan hydrolase: fusions, deletions and synergy with LysH5 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez, L., Martinez, B., Rodriguez, A., Donovan, D.M., Garcia, P. 2012. Enhanced staphylolytic activity of the Staphylococcus aureus bacteriophage vB_SauS-phiIPLA88 HydH5 virion associated peptidoglycan hydrolase: fusions, deletions and synergy with LysH5. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 78(7):2241-8.
Endolysins as antimicrobials - (Book / Chapter)
Nelson, D.C., Schmelcher, M., Rodirguez, L., Klumpp, J., Pritchard, D.G., Dong, S., Donovan, D.M. 2012. Endolysins as antimicrobials. Advances in Virus Research.
Phage-based enzybiotics - (Book / Chapter)
Shen, Y., Mitchell, M.S., Donovan, D.M., Nelson, D.C. 2012. Phage-based enzybiotics. Advances in Cellular and Molecular Microbiology: Bacteriophages in Health and Disease.
Lytic activity of the virion-associated peptidoglycan hydrolase HydH5 of staphylococcus aureus bacteriophage vB_SauS-phiIPLA88 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez, L., Martinez, B., Zhou, Y., Rodriguez, A., Donovan, D.M., Garcia, P. 2011. Lytic activity of the virion-associated peptidoglycan hydrolase HydH5 of staphylococcus aureus bacteriophage vB_SauS-phiIPLA88. BioMed Central Biology. 11:138-145.
Lysostaphin: molecular changes that preserve staphylolytic activity. - (Proceedings)
(20-Feb-11)
Dopamine transporter-dependent and -independent striatal binding of the benztropine analog JHW 007, a cocaine antagonist with low abuse liability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kopajtic, T.A., Liu, Y., Surratt, C.K., Donovan, D.M., Newman, A.H., Katz, J.L. 2010. Dopamine transporter-dependent and -independent striatal binding of the benztropine analog JHW 007, a cocaine antagonist with low abuse liability. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 335(3):703-714.
Staphylococcus aureus - (Book / Chapter)
Weese, S.J., Mao, J., Donovan, D.M. 2010. Staphylococcus aureus. In: Fratamico, P., Liu, Y., Kathariou, S., editors. Genomes of Foodborne and Waterborne Pathogens. 1st edition. Washington, DC: American Society for Microbiology. p. 113-123.
LysK, the enzyme lysing Staphylococcus aureus cells: specific kinetic features and approaches towards stabilization - (Review Article)
Filatova, L.Y., Becker, S.C., Donovan, D.M., Gladilin, A.K., Klyachko, N.L. 2010. LysK, the enzyme lysing Staphylococcus aureus cells: specific kinetic features and approaches towards stabilization. Biochimie. 92(5):507-13.
Expression of porcine myostatin prodomain genomic sequence leads to a decrease in muscle growth, but significant intramuscular fat accretion in transgenic pigs. - (Abstract Only)
Yang, J., Schulman, L., Pursel, V.G., Solomon, M.B., Mitchell, A.D., Zhao, B., Li, Z., Wall, R.J. 2009. Expression of porcine myostatin prodomain genomic sequence leads to a decrease in muscle growth, but significant intramuscular fat accretion in transgenic pigs. Transgenic Animal Research Conference VIII, p. 15.
Enhanced Myogenesis in adult skeletal muscle by transgenic expression of Myostatin Propeptide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, B., Li, E.J., Wall, R.J., Yang, J. 2009. Enhanced Myogenesis in adult skeletal muscle by transgenic expression of Myostatin Propeptide. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics 2009, 10:305 doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-305.
Peptidoglycan Hydrolases for Control of Mastitis Pathogens - (Abstract Only)
Schmelcher, M., Becker, S.C., Foster Frey, J.A., Donovan, D.M. 2009. Peptidoglycan Hydrolases for Control of Mastitis Pathogens. Evergreen International Phage Meeting.
Engineering Antimicrobials Refractory to Resistance - (Abstract Only)
Becker, S.C., Pohl, C.S., Mohammadi, H., Schmelcher, M., Foster Frey, J.A., Lease, R.A., Don, S., Baker, J.R., Pritchard, D.G., Donovan, D.M. 2009. Engineering Antimicrobials Refractory to Resistance. Evergreen International Phage Meeting.
Peptidoglycan hydrolase fusion to protein transduction domains kill intracellular staphylococci. - (Abstract Only)
Becker, S.C., Foster Frey, J.A., Willard, R.R., Lease, R.A., Almeida, R., Marriott, I., Dong, S., Baker, J.R., Pritchard, D.G., Donovan, D.M. 2009. Peptidoglycan hydrolase fusion to protein transduction domains kill intracellular staphylococci. Evergreen International Phage Meeting.
Animal productivity and genetic diversity: Transgenic and cloned animals - (Monograph)
Wall, R.J., Laible, G., Maga, E., Seidel, G., Whitelaw, B. 2009. Animal productivity and genetic diversity: Transgenic and cloned animals. Council for Agricultural Science and Technology Issue Paper 43, Ames, IA, pp. 16.
Antimicrobials for staphylococcal pathogens that are refractory to resistance development - (Abstract Only)
Becker, S.C., Foster Frey, J.A., Willard, R.R., Lease, R.A., Almeida, R., Marriott, I., Dong, S., Pritchard, D.G., Donovan, D.M. 2009. Antimicrobials for staphylococcal pathogens that are refractory to resistance development. International Symposium on Antimicrobial Peptides.
Engineering of Peptidoglycan Hydrolases for Control of Pathogenic Bacteria - (Abstract Only)
Schmelcher, M., Loessner, M.J., Donovan, D.M. 2009. ENGINEERING OF PEPTIDOGLYCAN HYDROLASES FOR CONTROL OF PATHOGENIC BACTERIA. BARC Poster Day.
Antimicrobials for mastitis causing pathogens that are refractory to resistance development - (Abstract Only)
Becker, S.C., Don, S., Baker, J.R., Foster Frey, J.A., Pritchard, D.G., Donovan, D.M. 2009. Antimicrobials for mastitis causing pathogens that are refractory to resistance development. BARC Poster Day.
Peptidoglycan hydrolase enzyme fusions are uniquely suited for treating multi-drug resistant pathogens - (Review Article)
Donovan, D.M., Becker, S.C., Dong, S., Baker, J.R., Foster Frey, J.A., Pritchard, D.G. 2009. Peptidoglycan hydrolase enzyme fusions are uniquely suited for treating multi-drug resistant pathogens. Biotech International 21(2):6-10.
LysK CHAP endopeptidase domain is required for lysis of live staphylococcal cells. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Becker, S.C., Don, S., Baker, J.R., Foster Frey, J.A., Pritchard, D.G., Donovan, D.M. 2009. LysK CHAP endopeptidase domain is required for lysis of live staphylococcal cells. FEMS Microbiology Letter. 294(1):52-60.
Significant modulation of mitochondrial electron transport system by nicotine in various rat brain regions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, J., Kim, J., Donovan, D.M., Becker, K.G., Li, M.D. 2009. Significant modulation of mitochondrial electron transport system by nicotine in various rat brain regions. Mitochondrion. 9:186-195.
Genome walk of an unknown upstream region of myostatin gene in Spanish goats - (Abstract Only)
Singh, M., Amoah, E., Kannan, G., Stice, S., Donovan, D.M. 2009. Genome walk of an unknown upstream region of myostatin gene in Spanish goats. Reproductive Biology.
A Novel Use of a Bacteriophage Lysin, PlyC, as a Disinfectant against Streptococcus equi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoopes, J.T., Stark, C.J., Kim, H.A., Sussman, D.J., Donovan, D.M., Nelson, D.C. 2009. A Novel Use of a Bacteriophage Lysin, PlyC, as a Disinfectant against Streptococcus equi. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 75(5):1388-94.
Genetic engineering for enhancing animal well-being - (Proceedings)
Wall, R.J. 2008. Genetic engineering for enhancing animal well-being. Biotechnology International Symposium Proceedings, p. 12-15, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
Gene Transfer in Livestock: Which Method should I use? - (Proceedings)
Wall, R.J. 2008. Gene Transfer in Livestock: Which Method should I use?. Biotechnology International Symposium Proceedings, p. 27-31, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
Enhanced host immune recognition of E.coli causing mastitis in CD-14 transgenic mice. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wall, R.J., Powell, A., Sohn, E.J., Foster-Frey, J., Bannerman, D.D., and Paape, M. 2009. Enhanced host immune recognition of mastitis causing Escherchia Coli in CD-14 transgenic mice. Animal Biotechnology. 20:1-14
Emerging Technologies to benefit farmers in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia - (Book / Chapter)
Larkins, B.A., Bringgs, S.P., Delmer, D.P., Dick, R.P., Flavell, R.B., Gressel, J., Habtemarian, T., Lal, R., St. Leger, R.J., and Wall, R.J. 2009 Emerging technologies to benefit farmers in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. National Academies Press, Washington, D.C. pp. 269.
SH3b Cell wall binding domains can enhance anti-staphylococcal activity of endolysin lytic domains. - (Abstract Only)
(10-Jul-08)
Engineering Antimicrobials that are Refractory to Resistance Development. - (Abstract Only)
Donovan, D.M., Becker, S.C. 2009. Engineering Antimicrobials that are Refractory to Resistance Development. Meeting Abstract.
Engineering MRSA antimicrobials that are refractory to resistance development - (Abstract Only)
Becker, S.C., Donovan, D.M., Foster Frey, J.A. 2008. Engineering MRSA antimicrobials that are refractory to resistance development. BARC Poster Day.
Use of a bacteriophage lysin for barnyard decontamination of Streptococcus equi - (Abstract Only)
Hoopes, J.T., Donovan, D.M., Sussman, D.J., Trayer, T.P., Stark, C.J., Nelson, D.C. 2008. Use of a bacteriophage lysin for barnyard decontamination of Streptococcus equi. American Society for Microbiology.
Genotyping Staphylococcus aureus allows one to identify bacteriophages harboring unknow endolysins.     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Donovan, D.M., Abaev, I., Schischkova, N., Myakinina, V., Korobova, O., Pecherskich, E., Kopylov, P., Kiseleva, N. 2008. Genotyping Staphylococcus aureus allows one to identify bacteriophages harboring unknow endolysins. Meeting Abstract.
Meiotic recombination in normal and cloned bulls and their offspring - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hart, E.J., Pinton, A., Powell, A., Wall, R., and King, W.A. 2008. Meiotic recombination in normal and clone bulls and their offspring. Cytogenetic and Genome Research. 120(1-2): 97-101.
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