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Soheila J Maleki (PhD)
Food Processing and Sensory Quality Research
Research Chemist

Phone: (504) 286-4590
Fax: (504) 286-4419

1100 ROBERT E. LEE BLVD
BLDG 001 SRRC
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70124
Projects
Reducing the Development and Severity of Allergy to Peanuts and Tree Nuts
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 438601
Development of Protein and Peptide-based Micro-arrays for Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy Diagnosis
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 432926

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Incorporation of T-cell epitopes from tetanus and diphtheria toxoids into in-silico-designed hypoallergenic vaccine may enhance the protective immune response against allergens. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ghasemi, A., Falak, R., Mohammadi, M., Maleki, S.J., Assarezadegan, M.A., Jafary, M. 2020. Incorporation of T-cell epitopes from tetanus and diphtheria toxoids into in-silico-designed hypoallergenic vaccine may enhance the protective immune response against allergens. Iranian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences. 23:636-644.
Interaction of monocyte-dervied dendritic cells with Ara h 2 from raw and roasted peanut Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Novak, N., Maleki, S.J., Cuadrado, C., Crespo, J.F., Cabanillas, B. 2020. Interaction of monocyte-dervied dendritic cells with Ara h 2 from raw and roasted peanut. Foods. 9:863. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/foods9070863.
Epitopes with similar physicochemical properties contribute to cross reactivity between peanut and tree nuts Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nesbit, J.B., Schein, C.H., Braun, B.A., Gipson, S.A., Cheng, H., Hurlburt, B.K., Maleki, S.J. 2020. Epitopes with similar physicochemical properties contribute to cross reactivity between peanut and tree nuts. Molecular Immunology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molimm.2020.03.017.
Peanut-specific IgE produced in a mouse food allergy model requires help from T follicular regulatory cells and IL-10 signaling by B cells Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xie, M.M., Liu, H., Yang, K., Koh, B., Wu, H., Maleki, S.J., Hurlburt, B.K., Kaplan, M.H., Dent, A.L. 2020. Peanut-specific IgE produced in a mouse food allergy model requires help from T follicular regulatory cells and IL-10 signaling by B cells. Journal of Clinical Investigation. 130(7):3820-3832. https://doi.org/10.1172/JCI132249.
IgE to epitopes of Ara h 2 enhance the diagnostic accuracy of Ara h 2-specific IgE Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santos, A., Nuno, B., Hurlburt, B.K., Sneha, R., Kwok, M., Bahnson, H., Cheng, H., James, L., Maleki, S.J., Lack, G., Gould, H., Sutton, B. 2020. IgE to epitopes of Ara h 2 enhance the diagnostic accuracy of Ara h 2-specific IgE. Allergy. https://doi.org/10.1111/all.14301|.
Purification and characterization of pathogenesis related class 10 panallergens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcbride, J.K., Cheng, H., Maleki, S.J., Hurlburt, B.K. 2019. Purification and characterization of pathogenesis related class 10 panallergens. Foods. 8:609-623. https://doi.org/10.3390/foods8120609.
Peanut allergen reduction and functional property improvement by means of enzymatic hydrolysis and transglutaminase crosslinking Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meng, S., Tana, Y., Chang, S., Li, J., Maleki, S.J., Naveen, P. 2019. Peanut allergen reduction and functional property improvement by means of enzymatic hydrolysis and transglutaminase crosslinking. Food Chemistry. 302:125186. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2019.125186.
Peanut allergen reduction and functional property improvement by means of enzymatic hydrolysis and transglutaminase crosslinking Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, M., Tan, Y., Chang, S., Li, J., Maleki, S.J., Puppala, N. 2019. Peanut allergen reduction and functional property improvement by means of enzymatic hydrolysis and transglutaminase crosslinking. Food Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2019.125186.
Anti-inflammatory effects of flavonoids Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maleki, S.J., Crespo, J.F., Cabanillas, B. 2019. Anti-inflammatory effects of flavonoids. Journal of Food Chemistry. 299:125124. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2019.125124.
Paradigms of peanut allergy: characteristics and future approaches to reduce its immunogenicity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shah, F., Shi, A., Ashley, J., Kronfel, C., Wang, Q., Maleki, S.J., Adhikari, B., Zhang, J. 2019. Paradigms of peanut allergy: characteristics and future approaches to reduce its immunogenicity. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety. 0:1-27. https://doi.org/10.1111/1541-4337.12472.
Peanut Allergy: Characteristics and Approaches for Mitigation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shah, F., Shi, A., Ashley, J., Kronfel, C., Wang, Q., Maleki, S.J., Adhikari, B., Zhang, J. 2019. Peanut Allergy: Characteristics and Approaches for Mitigation. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety. 0:2019. https://doi.org/10.1111/1541-4337.12472.
Quantitative and kinetic analyses of peanut allergens as affected by food processing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meng, S., Li, J., Chang, S., Maleki, S.J. 2019. Quantitative and kinetic analyses of peanut allergens as affected by food processing. Journal of Food Chemistry. 1:100004. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fochx.2019.100004.
Quantitative and kinetic analyses of peanut allergens as affected by food processing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, M., Li, J., Chang, S., Maleki, S.J. 2019. Quantitative and kinetic analyses of peanut allergens as affected by food processing. Food Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fochx.2019.100004.
Binding of peanut allergen Ara h 2 with Vaccinium fruit polyphenols - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Plundrich, N.J., Cook, B.T., Maleki, S.J., Fourches, D., Lila, M.A. 2019. Binding of peanut allergen Ara h 2 with Vaccinium fruit polyphenols. Journal of Food Chemistry. 284:287-295.
Allergic cross-reactivity among peanut and tree nut allergens - (Proceedings)
Maleki, S.J., Hurlburt, B.K. 2018. Allergic cross-reactivity among peanut and tree nut allergens. United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources (UJNR). 44:3-5.
Epitope Mapping of 2S albumins and Comparison of Ara h 2, Ara h 6 and Ara h 7 from Peanut - (Abstract Only)
Engineering of structural variants of the major peanut allergens Ara h 2 and Ara h 6 for allergen-specific immunotherapy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bublin, M., Kostadinova, M., Radauer, C., Varga, E., Hafner, C., Schmidthaler, K., Saidova, A., Maleki, S.J., Eiwegger, T., Breitender, H., Szepfalusi, Z. 2019. Engineering of structural variants of the major peanut allergens Ara h 2 and Ara h 6 for allergen-specific immunotherapy. Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology. 143:3. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2018.10.039.
Contribution of chemical modifications and conformational epitopes to IgE binding by Ara h 3 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scott, D., Nesbit, J.B., Cabanillas, B., Cheng, H., Hurlburt, B.K., Maleki, S.J. 2018. Contribution of chemical modifications and conformational epitopes to IgE binding by Ara h 3. Foods. 7(11):189. https://doi.org/10.3390/foods7110189.
Computational analysis of specific IgE epitopes responsible for allergy to fish - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohsen, M., Falak, R., Emameh, R.Z., Maleki, S.J., Kardar, G. 2018. Computational analysis of specific IgE epitopes responsible for allergy to fish. Critical Reviews in Immunology. 14(2):130-136.
Computational analysis of specific IgE epitopes responsible for allergy to fish Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohamadi, M., Falak, R., Emameh, R.Z., Maleki, S.J., Ali Kardar, G. 2018. Computational analysis of specific IgE epitopes responsible for allergy to fish. Current Immunology Reviews. 14(2):130-136. https://doi.org/10.2174/1573395514666180622121750.
Distinguishing allergens from non-allergenic homologues using Physical–Chemical Property (PCP) motifs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lu, W., Negi, S.S., Schein, C.H., Maleki, S.J., Hurlburt, B.K., Braun, W. 2018. Distinguishing allergens from non-allergenic homologues using Physical–Chemical Property (PCP) motifs. Molecular Immunology. 99:1-8.
Identification and assessment of the IgE epitopes of Ara h 1 and Jug r 2 leader sequences - (Abstract Only)
Nesbit, J.B., Cheng, H., Hurlburt, B.K., Maleki, S.J. 2018. Identification and assessment of the IgE epitopes of Ara h 1 and Jug r 2 leader sequences. American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology. 141:2.
Identification and assessment of IgE epitopes of Ara h 1, Jug r 2, Ana o 1 and Pis v 3 leader sequences - (Abstract Only)
Influence of enzymatic hydrolysis on the allergenic reactivity of processed cashew and pistachio Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cuadrado, C., Cheng, H., Sanchiz, A., Ballesteros, I., Easson, M.W., Grimm, C.C., Dieguez, C., Linacero, R., Burbano, C., Maleki, S.J. 2017. Influence of enzymatic hydrolysis on the allergenic reactivity of processed cashew and pistachio. Food Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchen.2017.08.120.
Exploiting CD22 on antigen-specific B-cells to prevent allergy to the major peanut allergen Ara h 2 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Orgel, K.A., Duan, S., Wright, B.L., Maleki, S.J., Wolf, J.C., Vickery, B.P., Burks, W., Paulson, J.C., Kulis, M.D., MaCauley, M.S. 2018. Exploiting CD22 on antigen-specific B-cells to prevent allergy to the major peanut allergen Ara h 2. Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology. 139:366-369.e2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2016.06.053.
Eucheuma cottonii sulfated oligosaccharides decrease food allergic responses in animal models by up-regulating regulatory T (Treg) cells Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, S., Liu, G., Xiao, A., Maleki, S.J., Alcocer, M., Gao, Y., Cao, M., Liu, G. 2017. Eucheuma cottonii sulfated oligosaccharides decrease food allergic responses in animal models by up-regulating regulatory T (Treg) cells. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 65:3212-3222. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.7b00389.
Shrimp tropomyosin retains antibody reactivity after exposure to acidic conditions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adeseye, L.O., Cao, H., Maleki, S.J., Nayak, B. 2017. Shrimp tropomyosin retains antibody reactivity after exposure to acidic conditions. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. https://doi:10.1002/jsfa.8221.
Triosephosphate isomerase and filamin C share common epitopes as novel allergens of Procambarus clarkii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, Y., Zhang, Y., Liu, M., Maleki, S.J., Zhang, M., Liu, Q., Cao, M., Su, W., Liu, G. 2017. Triosephosphate isomerase and filamin C share common epitopes as novel allergens of Procambarus clarkii. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 65:950-963.
Boiling and frying peanuts decreases soluble peanut (Arachis Hypogaea) allergens Ara h 1 and Ara h 2 but does not generate hypoallergenic peanuts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Comstock, S.S., Maleki, S.J., Teuber, S.S. 2016. Boiling and frying peanuts decreases soluble peanut (Arachis Hypogaea) allergens Ara h 1 and Ara h 2 but does not generate hypoallergenic peanuts. PLoS One. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0157849.
Anti-food allergic activity of sulfated polysaccharide from gracilaria lemaneiformis is dependent on immunosuppression and inhibition of p38 mapk - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Q., Yang, Y., Maleki, S.J., Alcocer, M., Xu, S., Shi, C., Cao, M., Liu, G. 2016. Anti-food allergic activity of sulfated polysaccharide from gracilaria lemaneiformis is dependent on immunosuppression and inhibition of p38 mapk. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 64:4536-4544.
Pin p 1 is a major allergen from Pine nut and the first food allergen described in the plant group of Gymnosperms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cabanillas, B., Crespo, J., Maleki, S.J., Rodriguez, J., Novak, N. 2016. Pin p 1 is a major allergen from Pine nut and the first food allergen described in the plant group of Gymnosperms. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 210:70-77.
Enhanced approaches for identifying Amadori products: application to peanut allergens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, K., Williams, J., Maleki, S.J., Hurlburt, B.K., London, R., Mueller, G. 2016. Enhanced approaches for identifying Amadori products: application to peanut allergens . Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 64:1406-1413.
IgE and IgG4 Epitope Profiles for the Major Peanut Allergens from Peanut Allergic Patients Undergoing Oral Immunotherapy ()
Immunotherapy using algal-produced Ara h1 core domain suppresses peanut allergy in mice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gregory, J., Mctaggart, A., Umpierrez, M., Hurlburt, B.K., Maleki, S.J., Sampson, H., Mayfield, S., Berin, C. 2015. Immunotherapy using algal-produced Ara h1 core domain suppresses peanut allergy in mice. Plant Biotechnology. 14(7):1541-1150.
Cross-reactivity among peanuts and tree nuts - (Proceedings)
Maleki, S.J., Grimm, C.C., Charles, T.J., Cheng, H., Schein, C.H. 2015. Cross-reactivity among peanuts and tree nuts. UJNR Food & Agricultural Panel Proceedings. 2014:16-18.
Standardization of RP-HPLC methods for the detection of the major peanut allergens Ara h 1, Ara h 2 and Ara h 3 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singh, H., Cantoria, M., Malave, P., Saputa, D., Maleki, S.J. 2016. Standardization of RP-HPLC methods for the detection of the major peanut allergens Ara h 1, Ara h 2 and Ara h 3 . Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 194:383-390.
Purification, Characterization and Analysis of the Allergenic Properties of Myosin Light Chain in Procambarus clarkia. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, Y., Chen, H., Maleki, S.J., Cao, M., Zhang, L., Su, W., Liu, G. 2015. Purification, Characterization and Analysis of the Allergenic Properties of Myosin Light Chain in Procambarus clarkia.. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. doi:10.1021/acs.jafc.5b01318.
The epitopes that cause cross-reactions between peanuts and tree nuts - (Abstract Only)
Maleki, S.J., Bublin, M., Chruszcz, M., Grimm, C.C., Hurlburt, B.K., Cheng, H., Breiteneder, H., Schein, C. 2015. The epitopes that cause cross-reactions between peanuts and tree nuts. European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 135(2):AB32.
Stability of transgene expression in reduced allergen peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) across multiple generations, and at different soil sulfur levels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chandran, M., Chu, Y., Maleki, S.J., Ozias-Akins, P. 2015. Stability of transgene expression in reduced allergen peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) across multiple generations, and at different soil sulfur levels. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 63:1788-1797.
Structural biology of peanut allergens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Offerman, L., Perdue, M., He, J., Hurlburt, B.K., Maleki, S.J., Chruszcz, M. 2015. Structural biology of peanut allergens. Journal of Contemporary Immunology. 2(1):1-26.
Purification of recombinant peanut allergen Ara h 1 and comparison of IgE binding to the native protein - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hurlburt, B.K., Mcbride, J.K., Nesbit, J.B., Ruan, S., Maleki, S.J. 2014. Purification of recombinant peanut allergen Ara h 1 and comparison of IgE binding to the native protein. International Archives of Allergy and Immunology. 3:642-657.
Prevalence of peanut allergy in children of peanut farmers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jardis, A., Liss, G., Maleki, S.J., Vadas, P. 2015. Prevalence of peanut allergy in children of peanut farmers. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. 6:29-37.
Skin exposure promotes a Th2 - dependent sensitization to peanut allergens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tordesillas, L., Goswami, R., Benedé-Perez, S., Grishina, G., Dunkin, D., Järvinen, K.M., Maleki, S.J., Sampson, H.A., Berin, C.M. 2014. The skin as a primary site of sensitization to peanut allergens . Journal of Clinical Investigation. 124(11):4965-4975.
Comparison of the digestibility of the major peanut allergens in thermally processed peanuts and in pure form - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maleki, S.J., Schmitt, D.A., Galeano, M.J., Hurlburt, B.K. 2014. Comparison of the digestibility of the major peanut allergens in thermally processed peanuts and in pure form. Foods. 3(2):290-303.
The molecular basis of peanut allergy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mueller, G.A., Maleki, S.J., Pedersen, L.C. 2013. The molecular basis of peanut allergy. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports. 14:429.
Allergenic properties and differential response of walnut subjected to processing treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cabanills, B., Maleki, S.J., Rodriguez, J., Cheng, H., Teuber, S.S., Wallowitz, M.L., Muzquiz, M., Pedrosa, M.M., Burbano, C., Crespo, J.F. 2014. Allergenic properties and differential response of walnut subjected to processing treatments. Food Chemistry. 157:141-147.
Structure and function of the peanut panallergen Ara h 8 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hurlburt, B.K., Offermann, L.R., Mcbride, J.K., Majorek, K.A., Maleki, S.J., Chruszcz, M. 2014. Structure and function of the peanut panallergen Ara h 8. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 288:36890-36901.
Structural characterization and IgE epitope analysis of arginine kinase from Scylla paramamosain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mao, H., Cao, M., Maleki, S.J., Cai, Q., Su, W., Yang, Y., Liu, G. 2013. Structural characterization and IgE epitope analysis of arginine kinase from Scylla paramamosain. Molecular Immunology. 56:463-470.
Distribution of peanut protein in the home environment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brough, H.A., Makinson, K., Penagos, M., Maleki, S.J., Cheng, H., Stephens, A., Turcanu, V., Lack, G. 2013. Distribution of peanut protein in the home environment. Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology. 132(3):623-629.
IgE cross-reactivity between the major peanut allergen Ara h 2 and the non-homologous allergens Ara h 1 and Ara h 3 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bublin, M., Kostadinova, M., Radauer, C., Hafner, C., Szepfalus, Z., Varga, E., Maleki, S.J., Vogel, L., Vieths, S., Hoffman-Sommergruber, K. 2013. IgE cross-reactivity between the major peanut allergen Ara h 2 and the non-homologous allergens Ara h 1 and Ara h 3. Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology. 132(1):118-124.
Pine nut allergy: clinical features and major allergens characterization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cabanillas, B., Cheng, H., Grimm, C.C., Hurlburt, B.K., Rodriguez, J., Crespo, J.F., Maleki, S.J. 2012. Pine nut allergy: clinical features and major allergens characterization. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. 56:1884-1893.
Ara h 1 structure is retained after roasting and is important for enhanced binding to IgE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nesbit, J.B., Hurlburt, B.K., Schein, C., Cheng, H., Wei, H., Maleki, S.J. 2012. Ara h 1 structure is retained after roasting and is important for enhanced binding to IgE. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. 56:1-9.
Identification of Maillard reaction induced chemical modifications on Ara h 1 - (Abstract Only)
Mattison, C.P., Grimm, C.C., Desormeaux, W.A., Ruan, S., Tarver, M.R., Hurlburt, B.K., Cheng, H., Maleki, S.J. 2012. Identification of Maillard reaction induced chemical modifications on Ara h 1. Abstract presented at Allergy and Immunology Meeting American Academy.
Heat and pressure treatments effects on peanut allergenicity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cabanillas, B., Maleki, S.J., Rodriguez, J., Burbano, C., Muzquiz, M., Jimenez, M., Pedrosa, M., Cuadrado, C., Crespo, J. 2011. Heat and pressure treatments effects on peanut allergenicity. Food Chemistry. 132:360-366.
Structural and immunologic characterization of Ara h 1 – a major peanut allergen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chruszcz, M., Maleki, S.J., Majorek, K.A., Demas, M., Bublin, M., Solberg, R., Hurlburt, B.K., Ruan, S., Mattison, C.P., Breiteneder, H. 2011. Structural and immunologic characterization of Ara h 1 – a major peanut allergen. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 286(51):44294.
Computationally predicted IgE epitopes of walnut allergens contribute to cross-reactivity with peanuts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maleki, S.J., Teuber, S.S., Cheng, H., Chen, D., Comstock, S.S., Ruan, S., Schein, C. 2011. Computationally predicted IgE epitopes of walnut allergens contribute to cross-reactivity with peanuts. Allergy. 66(12):1522-1529.
Production of pure protein antibodies and development of immunoassays to detect Ara h 3 levels in peanut varieties. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hurlburt, B.K., Schmitt, D.A., Isleib, T.G., Cheng, H., Garvey, C.E., Koenig, R.L., Maleki, S.J. 2011. Production of pure protein antibodies and development of immunoassays to detect Ara h 3 levels in peanut varieties. International Journal of Food Science and Technology. 46:1477-1484.
TILLING for allergen reduction and improvement of quality traits in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Knoll, J.E., Ramos, M., Zeng, Y., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Chow, M., Chen, S., Maleki, S.J., Bhattacharya, A., Ozias-Akins, P. 2011. TILLING for allergen reduction and improvement of quality traits in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 11:81.
Influence of enzymatic hydrolysis on the allergenicity of roasted peanut protein - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cabanillas, B., Rodriguez, J., Crespo, J.F., Pedrosa, M.M., Cuadrado, C., Burbano, C., Maleki, S.J. 2011. Influence of enzymatic hydrolysis on the allergenicity of roasted peanut protein. International Archives of Allergy and Immunology. 157:41-50.
Enzymatic treatment of peanut kernels to reduce allergen levels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, J., Ahmedna, M., Goktepe, I., Maleki, S.J., Cheng, H. 2011. Enzymatic treatment of peanut kernels to reduce allergen levels. Journal of Food Safety. 127(3):127-135.
The analysis of allergens in raw and roasted peanuts using nonoAcauity UPLC and Xevo Q Tof MS. Water's Application Notes ()
Wei, H.H. 2010. The analysis of allergens in raw and roasted peanuts using nonoAcauity UPLC and Xevo Q Tof MS. Water's Application Notes. 1-9.
Differences between heat-treated raw and commercial peanut extracts by skin testing and immunoblotting - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maleki, S.J., Casillas, A.M., Kaza, U., Wilson, B., Nesbit, J.B., Reimoneqnue, C., Cheng, H., Bahna, S.L. 2010. Differences between heat-treated raw and commercial peanut extracts by skin testing and immunoblotting. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. 105:451-457.
Reducing food allergenicity at the molecular level. - (Proceedings)
Maleki, S.J., Nesbit, J.B., Kado, R., Hurlburt, B.K. 2010. Reducing food allergenicity at the molecular level. United States Japan Natural Resources Protein Panel. 9-10.
Influence of cultivar and processing on the allergenicity of pistachio nut assessed in vitro - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Noorbaksh, R., Mortazavi, S., Sankian, M., Shahidi, F., Maleki, S.J., Roozbeh, L., Falak, R., Reza Sima, H., Varasteh, A. 2010. Influence of cultivar and processing on the allergenicity of pistachio nut assessed in vitro. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58:10231-10235.
Stability of major allergen tropomyosin and other food proteins of mud crab (Scylla serrata) by in vitro gastrointestinal digestion. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wen-Jin Su, Q., Cao, M., Weng, W., Liu, G., Huang, Y., Cai, Q., Maleki, S.J. 2010. Stability of major allergen tropomyosin and other food proteins of mud crab (Scylla serrata) by in vitro gastrointestinal digestion. Food and Chemical Toxicology. 48:1274-1279.
Processing can alter the properties of peanut extract preparations. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmitt, D., Nesbit, J.B., Hurlburt, B.K., Cheng, H., Maleki, S.J. 2010. Processing can alter the properties of peanut extract preparations. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58(2):1138-1143.
Staphylococcus aureus SarA is a Regulatory Protein Responsive to Redox and pH that Can Support Bacteriophage Lambda Integrase Mediated Excision/Recombination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fujimoto, D.F., Sterba, K., Segall, A., Maleki, S.J., Higginbotham, R.H., Smeltzer, M., Hurlburt, B.K. 2009. Staphylococcus aureus SarA is a Regulatory Protein Responsive to Redox and pH that Can Support Bacteriophage Lambda Integrase Mediated Excision/Recombination. Molecular Microbiology. 74(6):1445-58.
The effects of boiling on the allergenic properties of tropomyosin of shrimp (litopenaeus vannamei). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, G., Cheng, H., Nesbit, J.B., Su, W., Cao, M., Maleki, S.J. 2010. The effects of boiling on the allergenic properties of tropomyosin of shrimp (litopenaeus vannamei). Journal of Food Science. 75:T1-T5.
Processing effects on peanut allergens. - (Proceedings)
Maleki, S.J., Nesbit, J.B. 2009. Processing effects on peanut allergens. United States Japan Natural Resources Protein Panel. 1-3.
Resolution and identification of major peanut allergens using a combination of fluorescence two-dimensional differential gel electrophoresis, western blotting and Q-TOF mass spectrometry. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chassaigne, H., Tregoat, V., Norgaard, J.V., Maleki, S.J., Van Hengel, A.J. 2009. Resolution and identification of major peanut allergens using a combination of fluorescence two-dimensional differential gel electrophoresis, western blotting and Q-TOF mass spectrometry. Proteomics. 72(3)511-526.
Identification and characterization of a hypoallergenic ortholog of Ara h 2.01. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramos, L.M., Huntley, J.J., Maleki, S.J., Ozias-Akins, P. 2009. Identification and characterization of a hypoallergenic ortholog of Ara h 2.01. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 69(3):325-335.
Reduction of IgE binding and nonpromotion of Aspergillus flavus fungal growth by simultaneously silencing Ara h 2 and Ara h 6 in peanut. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chu, Y., Faustinelli, P., Ramos, M.L., Hajduch, M., Stevenson, S., Thelen, J.J., Maleki, S.J., Cheng, H., Ozias-Akins, .P. 2008. Reduction of IgE binding and nonpromotion of Aspergillus flavus fungal growth by simultaneously silencing Ara h 2 and Ara h 6 in peanut.. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. doi:10.1021/jf802600r.
Spontaneous and induced variability of allergens in commodity crops: Ara h 2 in peanut as a case study. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ozias-Akins, .P., Ramos, M.L., Faustinelli, P., Chu, Y., Maleki, S.J., Thelen, J.J., Huntley, J., Arias, K., Jordana, M. 2008. Spontaneous and induced variability of allergens in commodity crops: Ara h 2 in peanut as a case study.. Journal of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. doi:10.1016/j.yrtph.2008.11.002.
Early consumption of peanuts in infancy is associated with a low prevalence of peanut allergy. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Du Toit, G., Katz, Y., Sasieni, P., Mesher, D., Maleki, S.J., Fisher, H.R., Fox, A.T., Turcanu, V., Amir, T., Zadik-Mnuhin, G. 2008. Early consumption of peanuts in infancy is associated with a low prevalence of peanut allergy. Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology. 122(5):984-901.
Chemical modification of IgE binding epitopes in roasted peanuts is more likely to contribute to altered IgE binding than structural changes. - (Proceedings)
Maleki, S.J., Nesbit, J.B., Dyer, S., Cheng, H., Wilson, B., Kaza, U., Bahna, S. 2008. Chemical modification of IgE binding epitopes in roasted peanuts is more likely to contribute to altered IgE binding than structural changes. United States Japan Natural Resources Protein Panel. 144-145.
Proteomic screening points to the potential importance of Ara h 3 basic subunit in allergenicity of peanut - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guo, B.Z., Liang, X., Chung, S.Y., Maleki, S.J. 2008. Proteomic screening points to the potential importance of Ara h 3 basic subunit in allergenicity of peanut. Inflammation & Allergy - Drug Targets. 7(3):163-166
The effects of transglutaminase catalysis on the functional and immunoglobulin binding properties of peanut flour dispersions containing casein. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clare, D.A., Gharst, G., Maleki, S.J., Sanders, T.H. 2008. The effects of transglutaminase catalysis on the functional and immunoglobulin binding properties of peanut flour dispersions containing casein. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56(22):10913-10921.
Bioinformatic tools, resources, and strategies for comparative structural studies of food allergens. ()
Huntley, J.J., Maleki, S.J., Baxter, S.M., Gonzales, M.D., Beavis, W.D. 2008. Bioinformatic tools, resources, and strategies for comparative structural studies of food allergens. American Society of Microbiology. 322-356.
Proteomic analysis of peanut seed storage proteins and genetic variation in a potential peanut allergen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guo, B., Liang, X., Chung, S., Holbrook, C.C., Maleki, S.J. 2008. Proteomic analysis of peanut seed storage proteins and genetic variation in a potential peanut allergen. Protein & Peptide Letters. 15:567-577.
Epitope analysis of peanut allergen Ara h1 with oligoclonal IgM antibody from human B-lymphoblastoid cells. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naganawa, Y., Shimmoto, M., Maleki, S.J., Takase, M., Shinmoto, H. 2008. Epitope analysis of peanut allergen Ara h1 with oligoclonal IgM antibody from human B-lymphoblastoid cells. Cytotechnology. 9142-9143.
Evaluating variability of allergens in commodity crops. - (Proceedings)
Ozias-Akins, P., Ramos, L.M., Faustinelli, P., Chu, Y., Maleki, S.J., Thelen, J.J., Huntley, J., Arias, K., Jordana, M. 2007. Evaluating variability of allergens in commodity crops.. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
Breeding a hypoallergenic peanut. - (Proceedings)
Maleki, S.J., Perkins, T.J., Schmitt, D.A., Islieb, T.G. 2007. Breeding a hypoallergenic peanut. United States Japan Natural Resources Protein Panel.
Allergenicity of processed food. ()
Maleki, S.J. 2007. Allergenicity of processed food. Inform. 18:195-197.
A Specific Qualitative Detection Method for Peanut (Arachis Hypogaea) in Foods Using Polymerase Chain Reaction ()
Watanabe, T., Maleki, S.J., Akiyama, H., Yamakawa, H., Iijima, K., Yamazaki, F., Matsumoto, T., Futo, S., Arakawa, F., Watai, M. 2007. A specific qualitative detection method for peanut (arachis hypogaea) in foods using polymerase chain reaction. Journal of Food Biochemistry. 30:215-223.
Analyzing the major peanut allergens. - (Proceedings)
Maleki, S.J., Schmitt, D.A., Shinohara, K., Yamaki, K., Champagne, E.T. 2006. Analyzing the major peanut allergens. United States Japan Natural Resources Protein Panel. F3-F8.
STORAGE PROTEIN PROFILES OF SPANISH-BUNCH AND RUNNER MARKET TYPE PEANUTS AND IDENTIFICATION OF A NEW POTENTIAL ALLERGEN PROTEIN - (Abstract Only)
Guo, B., Liang, X.Q., Maleki, S.J., Holbrook, Jr., C.C. 2006. Storage protein profiles of spanish-bunch and runner market type peanuts and identification of a new potential allergen protein [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the American Peanut Research and Education Society Meeting, July 11-14, 2006, Savannah, GA. p. 55.
Food Allergy ()
Maleki, S.J., Burks, A., Helm, R. 2007. Food allergy. ASM Press. 330.
PEANUT ALLERGENS AND PROCESSING - (Abstract Only)
Maleki, S.J., Schmitt, D.A., Yamaki, K., Shinohara, K., Champagne, E.T. 2006. Peanut allergens and processing. United States Japan Natural Resources Protein Panel Proceedings. 288-289.
Preparation of studies on antibody production against food allergens in mice and effect of flavonoids in simultaneous injection into mouse skin. - (Proceedings)
Schmitt, D., Yamakikohji, Goto, M., Maleki, S.J., Ishikawa-Takano, Y., Shinohara, K. 2005. Preparation of studies on antibody production against food allergens in mice and effect of flavonoids in simultaneous injection into mouse skin.. Meeting Proceedings. 231-233.
A Specific Qualitative Detection Method for Peanut (Arachis Hypogagea) in Foods Using Polymerase Chain Reaction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Watanabe, T., Akiyama, H., Maleki, S.J., Yamakaw, H., Iijima, K., Yamazaki, F., Matsumoto, T., Futo, S., Arakawa, F., Watai, M. 2006. A specific qualitative detection method for peanut (arachis hypogagea) in foods using polymerase chain reaction. Journal of Food Biochemistry. 215-233.
Peanut Allergens and Processing - (Proceedings)
Maleki, S.J., Schmitt, D.A., Yamaki, K., Shinohara, K., Champagne, E.T. 2005. Peanut Allergens and Processing. United States Japan Natural Resources Protein Panel. 288-290.
CHARACTERIZATION OF PEANUT SPECIFIC T CELLS ()
Maleki, S.J. 2006. Characterization of peanut specific t cells. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht. Animal Cell Technology: Basic and Applied Aspects. Springer Press. 14:9-21.
The effects of processing methods on allergenic properties of food proteins. ()
Maleki, S.J., Sathe, S. 2006. The effects of processing methods on allergenic properties of food proteins. Society of Microbiology. 309-322.
Generation of mouse-human hybridomas secreting antibodies against peanut allergens. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shinmoto, T.T., Yamagishi, K.K., Suzuki, T., Maleki, S.J. 2005. Generation of mouse-human hybridomas secreting antibodies against peanut allergens. Cytotechnology. 46:19-23.
Different processing methods alter the ability of allergens to sensitize. - (Proceedings)
Maleki, S.J., Schmitt, D.A., Koenig, R.L., Yamaki, K. 2004. Different processing methods alter the ablity of allergens to sensitize. UJNR Food & Agricultural Panel Proceedings. 114-118.
Staphylococcus aureus AgrA Binding to the RNAIII-agr regulatory region. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koenig, R.L., Ray, J., Maleki, S.J., Smeltzer, M., Hurlburt, B.K. 2004. Staphylococcus aureus AgrA Binding to the RNAIII-agr regulatory region. Journal of Bacteriology. 7549-7555.
STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS AGRA A BINDING TO THE RNA111-AGR REGULATORY REGION - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koenig, R.L., Maleki, S.J., Hurlburt, B.K., Ray, J.L., Smeltzer, M.S. 2004. Staphylococcus aureus agra a binding to the rna111-agr regulatory region. Journal of Bacteriology. 186(22):7549-7555.
THE PEANUT ALLERGENS ARE ALTERED BY ROASTING - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maleki, S.J., Yamaki, K., Champagne, E.T., Shinohara, K. 2004. The peanut allergens are altered by roasting. Immunology. 505-509.
Allergenic properties of roasted peanut allergens may be reduced by peroxidase. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chung, S., Maleki, S.J., Champagne, E.T. 2004. Cross-linking of peanut proteins by peroxidase and its effects on peanut allergenicity. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 52(14):4541-4545.
CDNA CLONING OF A PUTATIVE PEANUT TRYPSIN INHIBITOR WITH HOMOLOGY TO PEANUT ALLERGENS ARA H 3 AND ARA H 4 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dodo, H., Viquez, O., Maleki, S.J., Konan, K. 2004. Cdna cloning of a putative peanut trypsin inhibitor with homology to peanut allergens ara h 3 and ara h 4. Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology.
FOOD PROCESSING: EFFECTS ON ALLERGENICITY - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maleki, S.J. 2004. Food processing: effects on allergenicity. Current Opinions in Immunology. 4:241-245.
CHARACTERIZATION OF FIVE SEED-PROTEINS MISSING IN ONE PEANUT GENOTYPE AND THE ALLERGIC NATURE OF THESE PROTEINS - (Abstract Only)
Guo, B., Liang, X. Q., Maleki, S. J., Chung, S. Y., Holbrook, Jr., C. C., Ozias-Akins, P. 2004. Characterization of five seed-proteins missing in one peanut genotype and the allergic nature of these proteins [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the American Peanut Research and Education Society, July 13-16, 2004, San Antonio, Texas. 36:28.
Structural and functional alterations in major peanut allergens caused by thermal processing. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maleki, S.J., Hurlburt, B.K. 2004. Structural and functional alterations in major peanut allergens caused by thermal processing. Journal of Association of Official Analytical Chemists International. 87(6):1475-1479.
CAN COMMERCIAL PEANUT ASSAY KITS DETECT PEANUT ALLERGENS? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nogueira, M., Mcdonald, R., Westphal, C., Yeung, J., Maleki, S.J. 2004. Can commercial peanut assay kits detect peanut allergens?. Journal of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists. 87(6):1480-1484.
A COMPETITIVE INHIBITION ELISA ASSAY FOR THE QUANTIFICATION OF ARA H 1 AND ARA H 2, THE MAJOR ALLERGENS OF PEANUTS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmitt, D.A., Maleki, S.J., Cheng, H. 2004. A competitive inhibition elisa assay for the quantification of ara h 1 and ara h 2, the major allergens of peanuts. Journal of Association of Official Analytical Chemists International.
THE EFFECTS OF BOILING, FRYING AND ROASTING ON THE ALLERGENICITY OF PEANUTS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmitt, D.A., Maleki, S.J., Chung, S. 2004. The effects of boiling, frying and roasting on the allergenicity of peanuts. Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology. 113:520.
ROASTING MAY ALTER THE IGE BINDING EPITOPES AND SENSITIZING ABILITY OF PEANUT ALLERGENS - (Abstract Only)
Maleki, S.J., Galeano, M.J., Champagne, E.T., Shinohara, K. 2004. Roasting may alter the ige binding epitopes and sensitizing ability of peanut allergens. American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology. 113:515
THE MAJOR PEANUT ALLERGEN, ARA H 2, FUNCTIONS AS A TRYPSIN INHIBITOR AND ROASTING ENHANCES THIS FUNCTION - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maleki, S.J., Viquez, O., Jacks, T.J., Dodo, H., Champagne, E.T., Chung, S., Landry, S. 2003. The major peanut allergen, ara h 2, functions as a trypsin inhibitor and roasting enhances this function. Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology. 112(1):190-195.
SCREENING MUTANT PEANUTS FOR ALLERGEN KNOCKOUTS - (Abstract Only)
Schmitt, D.A., Maleki, S.J., Isleib, T.G., Champagne, E.T. 2004. Screening mutant peanuts for allergen knockouts. American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology. 111:247.
Determining the digestibility of the major allergens from differently processed peanuts. - (Proceedings)
Maleki, S.J., Champagne, E.T., Galeano, M.J., Shinohara, K., Yamaki, K., Lewenson, C. 2003. Determining the digestibility of the major allergens from differently processed peanuts. United States Japan Natural Resources Protein Panel. 321-328.
LINKING PEANUT ALLERGENICITY TO THE PROCESSES OF MATURATION, CURING AND ROASTING - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chung, S., Butts, C.L., Maleki, S.J., Champagne, E.T. 2003. Linking peanut allergenicity to the processes of maturation, curing and roasting. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
REDUCING THE ALLERGENIC PROPERTIES OF PEANUT PROTEINS BY PEROXIDASE - (Abstract Only)
Chung, S., Maleki, S.J., Champagne, E.T. 2003. Reducing the allergenic properties of peanut proteins by peroxidase. American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts. 43.
CHARACTERISATION OF LYMPHOCYTE RESPONSES TO PEANUT IN NORMAL CHILDREN, PEANUT-ALLERGIC CHILDREN AND ALLERGIC CHILDREN WHO ACQUIRED TOLERANCE TO PEANUTS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turcanu, V., Lack, G., Maleki, S.J. 2004. Characterisation of lymphocyte responses to peanut in normal children, peanut-allergic children and allergic children who acquired tolerance to peanuts. Journal of Clinical Investigation.
The relationship of the structure of peanut proteins to their function as allergens. - (Proceedings)
Maleki, S.J., Yamaki, K., Schmitt, D.A., Champagne, E.T., Shinohara, K. 2002. The relationship of the structure of peanut proteins to their function as allergens. United States Japan Natural Resources Protein Panel. HHH-1:HHH-6.
PEANUT AND OTHER FOOD ALLERGIES - (Proceedings)
Maleki, S.J., Champagne, E.T. 2000. PEANUT AND OTHER FOOD ALLERGIES. United States Japan Natural Resources Protein Panel. QQ.
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