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Nereus W Gunther (Jack)
Molecular Characterization of Foodborne Pathogens Research
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (215) 233-6503 ext. 6503
Fax: (215) 233-6795

600 EAST MERMAID LANE
ERRC
WYNDMOOR , PA 19038
Projects
Molecular Characterization of Foodborne Pathogen Responses to Stress
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430258

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The evaluation of hydrostatic high pressure and cold storage parameters for the reduction of Campylobacter jejuni in chicken livers -
Gunther, N.W., Abdul Wakeel, A.Y., Ramos, R.V., Sheen, S. 2019. The evaluation of hydrostatic high pressure and cold storage parameters for the reduction of Campylobacter jejuni in chicken livers. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 82:249-253. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fm.2019.02.014.
The evaluation of gamma irradiation and cold storage for the reduction of Campylobacter jejuni in chicken livers -
Gunther, N.W., Abdul Wakeel, A.Y., Scullen, O.J., Sommers, C.H. 2019. The evaluation of gamma irradiation and cold storage for the reduction of Campylobacter jejuni in chicken livers. Food Microbiology. 82:249-253. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fm.2019.02.014.
Pch genes control biofilm and cell adhesion in a clinical serotype O157:H7 isolate -
Andreozzi, E., Gunther, N.W., Reichenberger, E.R., Cottrell, B.J., Rotundo, L., Nunez, A., Uhlich, G.A. 2018. Pch genes control biofilm and cell adhesion in a clinical serotype O157:H7 isolate. Frontiers in Microbiology. 9(2829). https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.02829.
Purification and characterization of the thermostable metalloprotease produced by Serratia grimesii isolated from channel catfish. -
Accumannola, G.M., Richards, V.A., Gunther, N.W., Lee, J. 2018. Purification and characterization of the thermostable metalloprotease produced by Serratia grimesii isolated from channel catfish.. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 99:2428-2437. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.9451.
Campylobacter and hemolytic uremic syndrome -
Smith, J., Gunther, N.W. 2019. Campylobacter and hemolytic uremic syndrome. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 16(2). https://doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2018.2513.
Commentary: Campylobacter and hemolytic uremic syndrome -
Smith, J., Gunther, N.W. 2019. Commentary: Campylobacter and hemolytic uremic syndrome. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 16(2):90-93. https://doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2018.2513.
Quaternary ammonium compounds with multiple cationic moieties (multiQACs) provide antimicrobial activity against Campylobacter jejuni -
Gunther, N.W., Abdul Wakeel, A.Y., Reichenberger, E.R., Al-Khalifa, S., Minbiole, K.P. 2018. Quaternary ammonium compounds with multiple cationic moieties (multiQACs) provide antimicrobial activity against Campylobacter jejuni. Food Control. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2018.06.038.
Complete genome sequence of Campylobacter jejuni RM1246-ERRC that exhibits resistance to Quaternary Ammonium Compounds -
Gunther, N.W., Reichenberger, E.R. 2017. Complete genome sequence of Campylobacter jejuni RM1246-ERRC that exhibits resistance to Quaternary Ammonium Compounds. Genome Announcements. https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.00978-17.
Inactivation of foodborne pathogens in chicken purge or skin using a 405-nm LED array -
Sommers, C.H., Gunther, N.W., Sheen, S. 2016. Inactivation of foodborne pathogens in chicken purge or skin using a 405-nm LED array. Food Microbiology. 64:135-138.
Complete genome sequence of UV-resistant Campylobacter jejuni RM3194, including an 81.08-kilobase plasmid -
Gunther, N.W., Reichenberger, E.R., Bono, J.L. 2016. Complete genome sequence of UV-resistant Campylobacter jejuni RM3194, including an 81.08-kilobase plasmid. Genome Announcements. 4(2):e00305-16.
The effects of 405-nm visible light on the survival of Campylobacter on chicken skin and stainless steel -
Gunther, N.W., Phillips, J.G., Sommers, C.H. 2016. The effects of 405-nm visible light on the survival of Campylobacter on chicken skin and stainless steel. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 13(5):245-250.
Complete genome sequence of Campylobacter jejuni RM1285 a rod-shaped morphological variant -
Gunther, N.W., Bono, J.L., Needleman, D.S. 2015. Complete genome sequence of Campylobacter jejuni RM1285 a rod-shaped morphological variant. Genome Announcements. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01361-15.
The effects of high pressure treatments on C. jejuni in ground poultry products containing polyphosphate additives -
Gunther, N.W., Sites, J.E., Sommers, C.H. 2015. The effects of high pressure treatments on C. jejuni in ground poultry products containing polyphosphate additives. Journal of Food Protection. 94(9):2297-2302.
The numbers game: Campylobacter survival in poultry products through the pH effects of polyphosphate additives -
Gunther, N.W. 2015. The numbers game: Campylobacter survival in poultry products through the pH effects of polyphosphate additives. Meeting Abstract. meeting abstract.
Survival of Campylobacter species after cryogenic freezing in ground turkey patties treated with polyphosphates -
Non-labeled quantitative proteomic comparison identifies differences in acid resistance between Escherichia coli O157:H7 curli production variants Reprint Icon -
Gunther, N.W., Liu, Y., Nunez, A., Paul, M., Uhlich, G.A. 2014. Non-labeled quantitative proteomic comparison identifies differences in acid resistance between Escherichia coli O157:H7 curli production variants. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 11:30-37.
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli -
Smith, J.L., Fratamico, P.M., Gunther, N.W. 2014. Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli. Advances in Applied Microbiology. 86:145-197.
Inactivation of Campylobacter jejuni on poultry by ultraviolet light -
Sommers, C.H., Gunther, N.W. 2013. Inactivation of Campylobacter jejuni on poultry by ultraviolet light. Meeting Proceedings. Proceedings:Midwestern Poultry Federation Convention.3/12 to 3/14/2013.P1-2.
Construction of Listeria monocytogenes mutants with in-frame deletions in putative ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporters and analysis of their growth under stress conditions Reprint Icon -
Liu, Y., Ceruso, M., Pepe, T., Cortesi, M., Gunther, N.W., Fratamico, P.M. 2012. Construction of Listeria monocytogenes mutants with in-frame deletions in putative ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporters and analysis of their growth under stress conditions. Journal of Microbial and Biochemical Technology. 4(7):141-146.
Advances in genomic- and proteomic-based methods to study food-borne pathogens -
Genes that are involved in high hydrostatic pressure treatments in a Listeria monocytogenes Scott A ctsR deletion mutant Reprint Icon -
Liu, Y., Huang, L., Joerger, R.D., Gunther, N.W. 2012. Genes that are involved in high hydrostatic pressure treatments in a Listeria monocytogenes Scott A ctsR deletion mutant. Journal of Microbial and Biochemical Technology. 4:050-056.
pH fractionation and identification of proteins: comparing column isoelectric focusing vs liquid based focusing techniques -
Gunther, N.W., Paul, M., Nunez, A., Liu, Y. 2012. pH fractionation and identification of proteins: comparing column isoelectric focusing vs liquid based focusing techniques. Journal of Separation Science. 35(12):1399-1406.
Effects of polyphosphate additives on the pH of processed chicken exudates and the survival of Campylobacter Reprint Icon -
Gunther, N.W., He, Y., Fratamico, P.M. 2011. Effects of polyphosphate additives on the pH of processed chicken exudates and the survival of Campylobacter. Journal of Food Protection. 74:1735-1740.
Comprehensive approaches for molecular biomarker discovery for the detection and identification of Cronobacter spp. (Enterobacter sakazakii), Salmonella, and other foodborne pathogens Reprint Icon -
Yan, X., Gurtler, J., Fratamico, P.M., Hu, J., Gunther, N.W., Juneja, V.K., Huang, L. 2011. Comprehensive approaches for molecular biomarker discovery for the detection and identification of Cronobacter spp. (Enterobacter sakazakii), Salmonella, and other foodborne pathogens. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77:1833-1843.
Gyr B versus 16s rDNA sequencing for the identification of Campylobacter jejuni, Campylobacter coli, and Campylobacter lari -
Gunther, N.W., Almond, J.T., Yan, X., Needleman, D.S. 2011. Gyr B versus 16s rDNA sequencing for the identification of Campylobacter jejuni, Campylobacter coli, and Campylobacter lari. Journal of Nucleic Acids Investigation. DOI: 101089/fpd.2010.0773.
Comparative proteomics of E. coli O157:H7: two-dimensional gel electrophoresis vs. two-dimensional liquid chromatography separation -
Gunther, N.W., Pang, H., Nunez, A., Uhlich, G.A. 2010. Comparative proteomics of E. coli O157:H7: two-dimensional gel electrophoresis vs. two-dimensional liquid chromatography separation. Open Proteomics Journal. 3:26-34.
Simultaneous detection and differentiation of Campylobacter jejuni, C. coli, and C. lari in chickens by multiplex real-time PCR -
He, Y., Yao, X., Gunther, N.W., Tu, S., Shi, X. 2010. Simultaneous detection and differentiation of Campylobacter jejuni, C. coli, and C. lari in chickens by multiplex real-time PCR. Journal of Food Analytical Methods. 137:168-174.
The Effects of Polyphosphate Additives on Campylobacter Survival in Processed Chicken Exudates -
Gunther, N.W. 2010. The Effects of Polyphosphate Additives on Campylobacter Survival in Processed Chicken Exudates. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76(8):2419-2424.
The CsgA and Lpp proteins affect HEp-2 cell invasion, motility, and biofilm formation in a strain of Escherichia coli O157:H7 -
Uhlich, G.A., Gunther, N.W., Bayles, D.O., Mosier, D.A. 2009. The CsgA and Lpp proteins affect HEp-2 cell invasion, motility, and biofilm formation in a strain of Escherichia coli O157:H7. Infection and Immunity. 77(4):1543-1552.
The Biofilm Forming Potential of Bacterial Species in the Genus Campylobacter -
Gunther, N.W., Chen, C. 2009. The Biofilm Forming Potential of Bacterial Species in the Genus Campylobacter. Food Microbiology. 26:44-51.
Campylobacter: stress responses and biofilm formation -
Fratamico, P.M., Gunther, N.W., Bagi, L.K. 2007. Campylobacter: stress responses and biofilm formation. Meeting Abstract.
EXTRAINTESTINAL PATHOGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI (EXPEC) -
Smith, J.L., Fratamico, P.M., Gunther, N.W. 2007. Extraintestinal pathogenic escherichia coli (expec). Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. Vol.4(2):134-163
Genetic engineering for rhamnolipids production by nonpathogenic organism -
Solaiman, D., Aneja, K., Gunther, N.W., Ashby, R.D., Zerkowski, J.A. 2007. Genetic engineering for rhamnolipids production by nonpathogenic organism [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 26.
Comparative Proteomic Approaches to Understanding the Responses of Food-borne Pathogens to Environmental Factors -
COMPARING TECHNIQUES FOR COMPARATIVE PROTEOMICS: TWO-DIMENSIONAL GEL ELECTROPHORESIS AND TWO-DIMENSIONAL LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHY SEPARATION -
Gunther, N.W., Hoan-Jen, P., Nunez, A., Uhlich, G.A. 2006. Comparing techniques for comparative proteomics: two-dimensional gel electrophoresis and two-dimensional liquid chromatography separation. Society of Industrial Microbiology. {Abstract}. P75.
TRANSPOSON MUTAGENESIS REVEALS POTENTIAL SUPPRESSORS OF CURLI FIBERS IN EHEC STRAIN EDL933 -
Uhlich, G.A., Gunther, N.W. 2006. Transposon mutagenesis reveals potential suppressors of curli fibers in ehec strain edl933. {Abstract}. Society for Industrial Microbiology. P.82.
PROTEOMIC BASED INVESTIGATION OF RHAMNOLIPID PRODUCTION BY PSEUDOMONAS CHLORORAPHIS STAIN B-30761 -
Gunther, N.W., Nunez, A., Fortis, L.L., Solaiman, D. 2006. Proteomic based investigation of rhamnolipid production by Pseudomonas chlororaphis strain NRRL B-30761. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology 33:914-920.
PRODUCTION OF MICROBIAL BIOSURFACTANTS FROM SOY MOLASSES -
Solaiman, D., Gunther, N.W., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Kaplan, D.L. 2005. Production of microbial biosurfactants from soy molasses [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology Annual Meeting. p. 75.
PRODUCTION OF RHAMNOLIPIDS BY PSEUDOMONAS CHLORORAPHIS, A NON-PATHOGENIC BACTERIUM -
Gunther, N.W., Nunez, A., Fett, W.F., Solaiman, D. 2005. Production of rhamnolipids by pseudomonas chlororaphis, a non-pathogenic bacterium. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 71(5):2288-2293.