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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Reuven Rasooly
Foodborne Toxin Detection and Prevention Research
Chemistry

Phone: (510) 559-6478
Fax: (510) 559-6429

USDA, ARS, PWA, WRRC-FTDP
800 BUCHANAN ST
ALBANY , CA 94710
Projects
Advance the Development of Technologies for Detecting and Determining the Stability and Bioavailability of Toxins that Impact Food Safety and Food Defense
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430056

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Rapid cell-based assay for detection and quantification of active staphylococcal enterotoxin type D Reprint Icon -
Rasooly, R., Do, P.M., Hernlem, B.J. 2017. Rapid cell-based assay for detection and quantification of active staphylococcal enterotoxin type D. Journal of Food Science. doi: 10.1111/1750-3841.13634.
Sensitive, rapid, quantitative and in vitro method for the detection of biologically active staphylococcal enterotoxin type E Reprint Icon -
Rasooly, R., Do, P.M., Hernlem, B.J. 2016. Sensitive, rapid, quantitative and in vitro method for the detection of biologically active staphylococcal enterotoxin type E. Toxins. 8(5):150. doi: 10.3390/toxins8050150.
Improving the sensitivity and functionality of mobile webcam-based fluorescence detectors for point-of-care diagnostics in global health -
Rasooly, R., Hugh, B., Balsom, J., Prickril, B., Ossandon, M., Rasooley, A. 2016. Improving the sensitivity and functionality of mobile webcam-based fluorescence detectors for point-of-care diagnostics in global health. Diagnostics. 6:(2). doi: 10.3390/diagnostics6020019.
Low cost quantitative digital imaging as an alternative to qualitative in vivo bioassays for analysis of active aflatoxin B1 Reprint Icon -
Rasooly, R., Do, P.M., Hernlem, B.J. 2016. Low cost quantitative digital imaging as an alternative to qualitative in vivo bioassays for analysis of active aflatoxin B1. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 80:405-410.
A new immunoassay for detecting all subtypes of Shiga toxins produced by Shiga toxin-producing E. coli in ground beef Reprint Icon -
He, X., Kong, Q., Patfield, S.A., Skinner, C.B., Rasooly, R. 2016. A new immunoassay for detecting all subtypes of Shiga toxins produced by Shiga toxin-producing E. coli in ground beef. PLoS One. 11(1):e0148092.
Plant compounds enhance assay sensitivity for detection of active bacillus cereus toxin Reprint Icon -
Rasooly, R., Hernlem, B.J., He, X., Friedman, M. 2015. Plant compounds enhance assay sensitivity for detection of active bacillus cereus toxin. Toxins. 7(3):835-845. doi: 10.3390/toxins7030835.
Sensitive detection of active Shiga toxin using low cost CCD based optical detector Reprint Icon -
Rasooly, R., Balsam, J., Hernlem, B.J., Rasooly, A.J. 2015. Sensitive detection of active Shiga toxin using low cost CCD based optical detector. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 68:705-711.
Quantitative analysis of Staphylococcus enterotoxin A by differential expression of IFN-gamma in splenocyte and CD4+ T-cells Reprint Icon -
Rasooly, R., Hernlem, B.J. 2014. Quantitative analysis of Staphylococcus enterotoxin A by differential expression of IFN-gamma in splenocyte and CD4+ T-cells. Sensors. 14:8869-8876 DOI:10.3390/s140508869.
Electron-beam is effective in reducing Escherichia coli on blueberries and extending the shelf life of the fruits Reprint Icon -
Kong, Q., Wu, A., Qi, W., Qi, R., Carter, J.M., Rasooly, R., He, X. 2014. Electron-beam is effective in reducing Escherichia coli on blueberries and extending the shelf life of the fruits. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 95(2014):28-35.
Microwave heating inactivates Shiga Toxin (Stx2) in reconstituted fat-free Milk and adversely affects the nutritional value of cell culture medium Reprint Icon -
Rasooly, R., Hernlem, B.J., He, X., Friedman, M. 2014. Microwave heating inactivates Shiga Toxin (Stx2) in reconstituted fat-free Milk and adversely affects the nutritional value of cell culture medium. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62:3301-3305 DOI.org/10.1021/jf500278a.
A polyclonal antibody based immunoassay detects seven subtypes of Shiga toxin 2 produced by escherichia coli in human and environmental samples -
He, X., Patfield, S.A., Hnasko, R.M., Rasooly, R., Mandrell, R.E. 2013. A polyclonal antibody based immunoassay detects seven subtypes of Shiga toxin 2 produced by escherichia coli in human and environmental samples. PLoS One. 8(10):e76368.
Non-linear relationships between aflatoxin B1 levels and the biological response of monkey kidney vero cells Reprint Icon -
Rasooly, R., Hernlem, B.J., He, X. 2013. Non-linear relationships between aflatoxin B1 levels and the biological response of monkey kidney vero cells. Toxins. 5:1447-1461. doi:10.3390/toxins5081447.
Low levels of aflatoxin B1, ricin and milk enhance recombinant protein production in mammalian cells Reprint Icon -
Rasooly, R., Hernlem, B.J., Friedman, M. 2013. Low levels of aflatoxin B1, ricin and milk enhance recombinant protein production in mammalian cells. PLoS One. 8(8):e71682. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071682.
Thousand-fold fluorescent signal amplification for mHealth diagnostics Reprint Icon -
Balsam, J., Rasooly, R., Bruck, H.A., Rasooly, A. 2013. Thousand-fold fluorescent signal amplification for mHealth diagnostics. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 51:1-7.
Review of the inhibition of biological activities of selected food-related toxins by natural compounds -
Friedman, M., Rasooly, R. 2013. Review of the inhibition of biological activities of selected food-related toxins by natural compounds. Toxins. 5:743-775. doi: 10.3390/toxins50x100x.
Purification and characterization of Shiga toxin 2f, an immunologically unrelated subtype of Shiga toxin 2 Reprint Icon -
Skinner, C.B., Patfield, S.A., Rasooly, R., Carter, J.M., He, X. 2013. Purification and characterization of Shiga toxin 2f, an immunologically unrelated subtype of Shiga toxin 2. PLoS One. 8(3):e59760.
Milk inhibits the biological activity of ricin -
Rasooly, R., He, X., Friedman, M. 2012. Milk inhibits the biological activity of ricin. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 287(33):27924-27929. doi:10.1074/jbc.M112.362988.
TNF as biomarker for rapid quantification of active Staphylococcus enterotoxin A in food -
Rasooly, R., Hernlem, B.J. 2012. TNF as biomarker for rapid quantification of active Staphylococcus enterotoxin A in food. Sensors. 12:5978-5985. doi:10.3390/s120505978.
Techniques for rapid detection and quantification of active foodborne Staphylococcus Enterotoxin(Abstract) -
Hernlem, B.J., Rasooly, R. 2012. Techniques for rapid detection and quantification of active foodborne Staphylococcus Enterotoxin(Abstract). Meeting Abstract. Poster no. B266.
Sensitive bioassay for detection of biologically active ricin in food -
Rasooly, R., He, X. 2012. Sensitive bioassay for detection of biologically active ricin in food. Journal of Food Protection. 75(5):951-954.
CD154 as a potential early molecular biomarker for rapid quantification analysis of active Staphylococcus enterotoxin A -
Rasooly, R., Hernlem, B.J. 2011. CD154 as a potential early molecular biomarker for rapid quantification analysis of active Staphylococcus enterotoxin A. FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology. 64(2):169-174.
Evaluation and comparison of three enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay formats for the detection of ricin in milk and serum -
He, X., Mcmahon, S.A., Rasooly, R. 2012. Evaluation and comparison of three enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay formats for the detection of ricin in milk and serum. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 1(2):105-109. doi:10.1016/j.bcab.2011.08.016.
Food compounds inhibit Staphylococcus aureus bacteria and the toxicity of Staphylococcus Enterotoxin A (SEA) associated with atopic dermatitis -
Rasooly, R., Friedman, M. 2012. Food compounds inhibit Staphylococcus aureus bacteria and the toxicity of Staphylococcus Enterotoxin A (SEA) associated with atopic dermatitis. In: Esparza-Gordillo, J., editor. Atopic Dermatitis-Disease Etiology and Clinical Management. Croatia: Intech Europe. p. 387-404
The olive compound 4-hydroxytyrosol inactivates Staphyloccoccus aureus bacteria and Staphylococcal enterotoxin A (SEA) -
Friedman, M., Rasooly, R., Do, P.M., Henika, P.R. 2011. The olive compound 4-hydroxytyrosol inactivates Staphyloccoccus aureus bacteria and Staphylococcal enterotoxin A (SEA). Journal of Food Science. 76:M558-M558. doi:10.1111/j.1750-3841.2001.02365.x.
Auto-presentation of Staphylococcal enterotoxin A by mouse CD4+ T cells -
Rasooly, R., Do, P.M., Hernlem, B.J. 2011. Auto-presentation of Staphylococcal enterotoxin A by mouse CD4+ T cells. Open Journal of Immunology. 1(1):8-14. doi:10.4236/oji.2011.11002.
Clostridium botulinum neurotoxin type B is heat-stable in milk and not inactivated by pasteurization -
Rasooly, R., Do, P.M. 2010. Clostridium botulinum neurotoxin type B is heat-stable in milk and not inactivated by pasteurization. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58:12557-12561.
Ingested Shiga Toxin 2 (Stx2) Causes Histopathological Changes in Kidney, Spleen and Thymus Tissues and Mortality in Mice -
Rasooly, R., Do, P.M., Griffey, S.M., Vilches-Moure, J.G., Friedman, M. 2010. Ingested Shiga Toxin 2 (Stx2) Causes Histopathological Changes in Kidney, Spleen and Thymus Tissues and Mortality in Mice. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. (58):9821-9286
Inhibition of Biological Activity of Staphylococcal Enterotoxin A (SEA) by Apple Juice and Apple Polyphenols -
Rasooly, R., Do, P.M., Friedman, M. 2010. Inhibition of Biological Activity of Staphylococcal Enterotoxin A (SEA) by Apple Juice and Apple Polyphenols. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58:5421-5426.
Inhibition of Shiga Toxin 2 (Stx2) in Apple Juices and its Resistance to Pasteurization -
Rasooly, R., Do, P.M., Levin, C.E., Friedman, M. 2010. Inhibition of Shiga Toxin 2 (Stx2) in Apple Juices and its Resistance to Pasteurization. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Vol. 75(5):M296-M301.
Shiga toxin Stx2 is heat-stable and not inactivated by pasteurization Reprint Icon -
Rasooly, R., Do, P.M. 2009. Shiga toxin Stx2 is heat-stable and not inactivated by pasteurization. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 136(2010):290-294
Detection of Protein Toxins -
Brandon, D.L., Cheng, L.W., He, X., Rasooly, R., Scotcher, M.C., Stanker, L.H., Carter, J.M. 2009. Detection of Protein Toxins. Meeting Abstract. Poster No. 8.
In vitro cell based assay for activity analysis of staphylococcal enterotoxin A in food -
Rasooly, R., Do, P.M. 2009. In vitro cell based assay for activity analysis of staphylococcal enterotoxin A in food. FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology 56(2009): 172-178.
Immunochemical technologies for replacement of rodent bioassays in sensitive detection of toxins in foods -
Carter, J.M., Cheng, L.W., He, X., Rasooly, R., Brandon, D.L., Stanker, L.H. 2010. Immunochemical technologies for replacement of rodent bioassays in sensitive detection of toxins in foods. Proceedings from Biodetection Technologies 6th Edition. 5:75-95.
Effect of food matrices on the biological activity of ricin -
He, X., Lu, S.S., Cheng, L.W., Rasooly, R., Carter, J.M. 2008. Effect of food matrices on the biological activity of ricin. Journal of Food Protection 71(10):2053-2058.
In vitro peptide cleavage assay for detection of Botulinum Neurotoxin-A activity in food -
Rasooly, R., Do, P.M. 2008. In vitro peptide cleavage assay for detection of Botulinum Neurotoxin-A activity in food. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74(14):4309-4313
Bactericidal activity of the food color additive Phloxine B against Staphylococcus aureus and other food borne microbial pathogens -
Detection of botulinum neurotoxin-A activity in food by peptide cleavage assay -
Rasooly, R., Stanker, L.H., Carter, J.M., Do, P.M., Cheng, L.W., He, X., Brandon, D.L. 2008. In vitro peptide cleavage assay for detection of Botulinum Neurotoxin-A activity in food. International Journal of Food Microbiiology. 126 (2008):135-139
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) But Not Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) Reverses Trans-10, Cis-12 Conjugated Linoleic Acid Induced Insulin Resistance in Mice1 -
Vemuri, M., Kelley, D.S., Mackey, B.E., Rasooly, R., Bartolini, G.L. Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) But Not Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) Reverses Trans-10, Cis-12 Conjugated Linoleic Acid Induced Insulin Resistance in Mice. Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders, 2007 Vol.5, No.4:315-322.
Phloxine B, aversatile bacterial stain -
Rasooly, R. 2007. Phloxine B, aversatile bacterial stain. International Journal of Food Microbiology.157: 29-34.
DIETARY T10, C-12-CONJUGATED LINOLEIC ACID REDUCES THE EXPRESSION OF FATTY ACID OXIDATION AND DRUG DETOXIFICATION ENZYMES IN MOUSE LIVER -
Rasooly, R., Kelley, D.S., Greg, J., Mackey, B.E. Dietary t10, c-12-conjugated linoleic acid reduces the expression of fatty acid oxidation and drug detoxification enzymes in mouse liver. Journal of Nutrition. 97:58-66, 2007.
CONSUMPTION OF BING SWEET CHERRIES LOWERS CIRCULATING CONCENTRATIONS OF INFLAMMATION MARKERS IN HEALTHY MEN AND WOMEN -
Kelley, D.S., Rasooly, R., Jacob, R.A., Kader, A.A., Mackey, B.E. 2006. CONSUMPTION OF BING SWEET CHERRIES LOWERS CIRCULATING CONCENTRATIONS OF INFLAMMATION MARKERS IN HEALTHY MEN AND WOMEN. Journal of Nutrition. 136:981-986, 2006.
RETINOID X RECEPTOR AGONISTS INCREASE BCL2A1 EXPRESSION AND DECREASE APOPTOSIS OF NAÏVE T LYMPHOCYTES -
Rasooly, R., Schuster, G.U., Gregg, J.P., Xiao, J.H., Chandraratna, R., Stephensen, C.B. 2005. RETINOID X RECEPTOR AGONISTS INCREASE BCL2A1 EXPRESSION AND DECREASE APOPTOSIS OF NAÏVE T LYMPHOCYTES. Journal of Immunology. 175:7916-7929.
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