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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Dongyue Zhuang
Animal Disease Research
Molecular Biologist

Phone: (509) 335-9665
Fax: (509) 335-8328

3085 ADBF, WSU
PULLMAN , WA 991646630


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Primary transmission of CWD versus scrapie prions from small ruminants to ovine and cervid PrP transgenic mice -
Madsen-Bouterse, S.A., Schneider, D.A., Zhuang, D., Dassanayake, R.P., Balachandran, A., Mitchell, G.B., O'Rourke, K.I. 2016. Primary transmission of CWD versus scrapie prions from small ruminants to ovine and cervid PrP transgenic mice. Journal of General Virology. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.000539.
A transfectant RK13 cell line permissive to classical caprine scrapie prion propagation -
Dassanayake, R.P., Zhuang, D., Truscott, T.C., Madsen-Bouterse, S.A., O'Rourke, K.I., Schneider, D.A. 2016. A transfectant RK13 cell line permissive to classical caprine scrapie prion propagation. Prion. 10(2):153-64.
Classical scrapie prions are associated with peripheral blood monocytes and T-lymphocytes from naturally infected sheep -
Dassanayke, R.P., Madsen-Bouterse, S.A., Truscott, T.C., Zhuang, D., Mousel, M.R., Davis, W.C., Schneider, D.A. 2016. Classical scrapie prions are associated with peripheral blood monocytes and T-lymphocytes from naturally infected sheep. BioMed Central (BMC) Veterinary Research. doi: 10.1186/s12917-016-0651-6.
Sensitive and specific detection of classical scrapie prions in the brain of goats by real-time quaking-induced conversion -
Dassanayake, R.P., Orru, C.D., Hughson, A.G., Caughey, B., Graça, T., Zhuang, D., Madsen-Bouterse, S.A., Knowles Jr, D.P., Schneider, D.A. 2016. Sensitive and specific detection of classical scrapie prions in the brain of goats by real-time quaking-induced conversion. Journal of General Virology. (97):803-812.
The placenta shed from goats with classical scrapie is infectious to goat kids and lambs -
Schneider, D.A., Madsen-Bouterse, S.A., Zhuang, D., Truscott, T.C., Dassanayake, R.P., O'Rourke, K.I. 2015. The placenta shed from goats with classical scrapie is infectious to goat kids and lambs. Journal of General Virology. doi: 10.1099/vir.0.000151.
PRNP variants in goats reduce sensitivity of detection of PrPSc by immunoassay -
Madsen-Bouterse, S.A., Schneider, D.A., Dassanayake, R.P., Truscott, T.C., Zhuang, D., Kumpula-Mcwhirter, N., O'Rourke, K.I. 2015. PRNP variants in goats reduce sensitivity of detection of PrPSc by immunoassay. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 27(3):332-343.
Classical natural ovine scrapie prions are detected in practical volumes of blood by lamb and transgenic mouse bioassay -
Dassanayake, R.P., Truscott, T.C., Zhuang, D., Schneider, D.A., Madsen-Bouterse, S.A., Young, A.J., Stanton, J.B., Davis, W.C., O’Rourke, K.I. 2015. Classical natural ovine scrapie prions are detected in practical volumes of blood by lamb and transgenic mouse bioassay. Journal of Veterinary Science. 16(2):179-186.
Accumulation of PrP-Sc in hemal nodes of naturally and experimentally scrapie-infected sheep Reprint Icon -
Dassanayake, R.P., Truscott, T.C., Özyigit, Ö.M., Zhuang, D., Schneider, D.A., O'Rourke, K.I. 2013. Accumulation of PrP-Sc in hemal nodes of naturally and experimentally scrapie-infected sheep. BioMed Central (BMC) Veterinary Research. doi:10.1186/1746-6148-9-82.
Differential immunoreactivity of goat derived scrapie following in vitro misfolding versus mouse bioassay Reprint Icon -
Madsen-Bouterse, S.A., Zhuang, D., Orourke, K.I., Schneider, D.A. 2012. Differential immunoreactivity of goat derived scrapie following in vitro misfolding versus mouse bioassay. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 423(4):770-774.
Transmissibility of caprine scrapie in ovine transgenic mice Reprint Icon -
Orourke, K.I., Schneider, D.A., Spraker, T.R., Dassayanake, R., Highland, M., Zhuang, D., Truscott, T.C. 2012. Transmissibility of caprine scrapie in ovine transgenic mice. BioMed Central (BMC) Veterinary Research. 8:42.
Disease-associated prion protein in neural and lymphoid tissues of mink (Mustela vison) inoculated with transmissible mink encephalopathy Reprint Icon -
Schneider, D.A., Harrington, R., Zhuang, D., Yan, H., Truscott, T.C., Dassanayake, R., Orourke, K.I. 2012. Disease-associated prion protein in neural and lymphoid tissues of mink (Mustela vison) inoculated with transmissible mink encephalopathy. Journal of Comparative Pathology. 147:508-521.
Classical scrapie prions in ovine blood are associated with B lymphocytes and platelets-rich plasma Reprint Icon -
Dassanayake, R.P., Schneider, D.A., Truscott, T.C., Young, A.J., Zhuang, D., Orourke, K.I. 2011. Classical scrapie prions in ovine blood are associated with B lymphocytes and platelets-rich plasma. BioMed Central (BMC) Veterinary Research. 7:75.
Cytokine antibody array analysis in brain and periphery of scrapie-infected Tg338 mice Reprint Icon -
Newsom, D.M., Liggitt, H.D., Orourke, K.I., Zhuang, D., Schneider, D.A., Harrington, R.D. 2011. Cytokine antibody array analysis in brain and periphery of scrapie-infected Tg338 mice. Comparative Immunology Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 34(5):387-97.
Sparse PrP-Sc accumulation in the placentas of goats with naturally acquired scrapie Reprint Icon -
O'Rourke, K., Zhuang, D., Truscott, T.C., Yan, H., Schneider, D.A. 2011. Sparse PrP-Sc accumulation in the placentas of goats with naturally acquired scrapie. BioMed Central (BMC) Veterinary Research. 7(1):7.
Identification of atypical scrapie in Canadian sheep Reprint Icon -
Mitchell, G.B., Orourke, K.I., Harrington, N.P., Soutyrine, A., Simmons, M.M., Dudas, S., Zhuang, D., Laude, H., Balachandran, A. 2010. Identification of atypical scrapie in Canadian sheep. Canadian Veterinary Journal. 22(3):402-408.
Prolonged CWD incubation time and unique PrP**d profile in Prnp 132LL elk Reprint Icon -
Greenlee, J.J., O'Rourke, K.I., Hamir, A.N., Gidlewski, T., Zhuang, D., Spraker, T. 2007. Prolonged CWD Incubation Time and Unique PrP**d Profile in Prnp 132LL Elk. In: Proceedings of the U.S. Animal Health Association 111th Annual Meeting, Captive Wildlife and Alternative Livestock Committee, October 20, 2007, Reno, Nevada. p. 264-265.
Elk with a long incubation prion disease phenotype have a unique PrP-d profile Reprint Icon -
O'Rourke, K.I., Spraker, T.R., Zhuang, D., Greenlee, J.J., Gidlewski, T.E., Hamir, A.N. 2007. Elk with a long incubation prion disease phenotype have a unique PrP-d profile. NeuroReport. 18(18):1935-1938.
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