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Dmitriy Smolensky (PhD)
Grain Quality and Structure Research
Research Biologist

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Projects
Grain Composition Traits Related to End-Use Quality and Value of Sorghum
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 437958
Characterization of Phenolic Compounds in Sorghum Bicolor
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 438318
Relationship Between Physical and Chemical Properties of Sorghum and Susceptibility to Stored Product Insects
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 438334
Evaluation of Sorghum Extracts as Anti-bacterial Agents against Staphylococcus aureus
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 438744
Development and Characterization of Sorghum with Improved End-use Quality
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 438882
Phenolic Extracts from USDA-ARS Sorghum Novel Lines and Inhibition of the Inflammasomes
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 438897
Impact of Sorghum Pericarp Color and Grain Composition in Pet Food Applications
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 439002
Sorghum Bioactive Compounds in Mouse Disease Models
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 443055
Mass Spectroscopy Analysis of High Polyphenol Sorghum Brans
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 443077
Bacterial & Human Metabolism of High-polyphenol Varietals of Sorghum Bicolor, and Effects on Human Colon Cancer Cells
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 444813
Effects of Sorghum Polyphenols on Human Microbiome in vitro and of Mice in vivo
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 444866
Functional Properties of Sorghum Biomolecules Related to Human Health Benefits
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 436614
Evaluation of Sorghum Bioactive Compounds in Cancer Metabolic Pathways
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 436852
Evaluation of Sorghum Bioactive Compounds as Anti-bacterial Agents in Legionella and Listeria Infections
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437008
Relationships Between Sorghum Physical Grain Attributes, Grain Composition and End-use Quality
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437049
Mammalian Responses to Arboviruses and Sorghum Polyphenols
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437098

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Post acid treatment on pressurized liquid extracts of sorghum bicolor grain and plant material improves quantification and identification of 3-deoxyanthocyanidins Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santana, A.L., Peterson, J.M., Perumal, R., Hu, C., Sang, S., Siliveru, K., Smolensky, D. 2023. Post acid treatment on pressurized liquid extracts of sorghum bicolor grain and plant material improves quantification and identification of 3-deoxyanthocyanidins. Processes. https://doi.org/10.3390/pr11072079.
Consumer perceptions and antioxidant profiling of acidified cold-brewed sorghum bran beverages Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ardoin, R.P., Smith, B., Lea, J.M., Boue, S.M., Smolensky, D., Santana, A.L., Peterson, J.M. 2023. Consumer perceptions and antioxidant profiling of acidified cold-brewed sorghum bran beverages. Journal of Food Science. 88(6):2301-2312. https://doi.org/10.1111/1750-3841.16589.
Novel cold-brewed acidified beverages made from tannin-containing sorghum bran - (Abstract Only)
Pendimethalin induces apoptotic cell death through activating ER stress-mediated mitochondrial dysfunction in human umbilical vein endothelial cells Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, H., Park, Y., Smolensky, D., Lee, H. 2022. Pendimethalin induces apoptotic cell death through activating ER stress-mediated mitochondrial dysfunction in human umbilical vein endothelial cells. Food and Chemical Toxicology. 168. Article 113370. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fct.2022.113370.
Chemical composition, fatty acid and mineral content of food-grade white, red and black sorghum varieties grown in the Mediterranean environment Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Pontieri, P., Troisi, J., Calcagnile, M., Bean, S.R., Tilley, M., Aramouni, F.M., Boffa, A., Pepe, G., Del Giudice, F., Chessa, A.L., Smolensky, D., Aletta, M., Alifanio, P., Del Giudice, L. 2022. Chemical composition, fatty acid and mineral content of food-grade white, red and black sorghum varieties grown in the Mediterranean environment. Journal of Food Science and Nutrition. 11(3). Article 436. https://doi.org/10.3390/foods11030436.
Registration of 3 new bmr12 sorghum mutants from ems-induced btx623 mutation Reprint Icon - (Germplasm Registration)
Emendack, Y., Xin, Z., Hayes, C.M., Burow, G.B., Sattler, S.E., Bean, S.R., Smolensky, D. 2022. Registration of 3 new bmr12 sorghum mutants from ems-induced btx623 mutation. Journal of Plant Registrations. 16(2):453-458. https://doi.org/10.1002/plr2.20219.
Registration of Grain Sorghum Seed (A/B) and Pollinator (R) Parent Lines for Chilling and Drought tolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Permethrin inhibits tube formation and viability of endothelial cells Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, H., Park, Y., Smolensky, D., Lee, S. 2022. Permethrin inhibits tube formation and viability of endothelial cells. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 102. Article 11757. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.11757.
In vitro infection dynamics of Japanese encephalitis virus in established porcine cell lines Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adetunji, S.A., Smolensky, D., Mitzel, D.N., Chitko-Mckown, C.G., Cernicchiaro, N., Noronha, L.E., Owens, J.L. 2021. In vitro infection dynamics of Japanese encephalitis virus in established porcine cell lines. Pathogens. 10(11). Article 1468. https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens10111468.
Tumor suppressive activity of high phenolic sorghum brans in colon cancer model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, S., Lee, H., Lee, J., Amarakoon, D., Lou, Z., Noronha, L.E., Herald, T.J., Perumal, R., Smolensky, D. 2021. Tumor suppressive activity of high phenolic sorghum brans in colon cancer model. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. 22. Article 8286. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms22158286.
Adverse effect of polystyrene microplastics (PS-MPs) on tube formation and viability of human umbilical vein endothelial cells Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, H., Amarakoon, D., Wei, C., Choi, K., Smolensky, D., Lee, S. 2021. Adverse effect of polystyrene microplastics (PS-MPs) on tube formation and viability of human umbilical vein endothelial cells. Food and Chemical Toxicology. 154:112356. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fct.2021.112356.
Comparison of content in phenolic compounds and antioxidant capacity in grains of white, red and black sorghum varieties grown in Mediterranean area Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pontieri, P., Pepe, G., Campiglia, P., Merciai, F., Basilicata, M.G., Smolensky, D., Calcagnile, M., Troisi, J., Romano, R., Giudice, F., Aletta, M., Guida, M., Alifano, P., Del Giudice, L. 2021. Comparison of content in phenolic compounds and antioxidant capacity in grains of white, red and black sorghum varieties grown in Mediterranean area. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsfoodscitech.1c00115.
Antimicrobial Activity of Sorghum Phenolic Extract on Bovine Foodborne and Mastitis Causing Pathogens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sydney, S.E., R.G., A., Giovanna, B., Sarah, S., Davina, R., Smolensky, D., Herald, T.J., Ramasamy, P., D. U., T., T. G., N. 2021. Antimicrobial activity of sorghum phenolic extract on bovine foodborne and mastitis causing pathogens. Antibiotics. https://doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics10050594.
Infection dynamics of Japanese encephalitis virus in porcine cell lines - (Abstract Only)
Porcine macrophage-like cell line C Delta 2+ is susceptible to Japanese encephalitis virus infection - (Abstract Only)
A comparative study on phenolic contents, antioxidant activity and anti-inflammatory capacity in lipopolysaccharide-induced RAW 264.7 macrophages of sorghum aqueous and ethanolic extracts Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hong, S., Pangloli, P., Perumal, R., Cox, S.R., Noronha, L.E., Dia, V.P., Smolensky, D. 2020. A comparative study on phenolic contents, antioxidant activity and anti-inflammatory capacity in lipopolysaccharide-induced RAW 264.7 macrophages of sorghum aqueous and ethanolic extracts. Antioxidants. https://doi.org/10.3390/antiox9121297.
Porcine macrophage-like cell line Cdelta2+ is susceptible to Japanese encephalitis virus infection - (Abstract Only)
Anti-cancer activity of a novel high phenolic sorghum bran in human colon cancer cells Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, S., Lee, J., Herald, T.J., Cox, S.R., Noronha, L.E., Perumal, R., Smolensky, D. 2020. Anti-cancer activity of a novel high phenolic sorghum bran in human colon cancer cells. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity. https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/2890536.
Development of Tribolium castaneum (Herbst)(Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) on sorghum milling fractions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, F.H., Bean, S.R., Smolensky, D., Gerken, A.R., Siliveru, K., Scully, E.D., Baker, N.J. 2020. Development of Tribolium castaneum (Herbst)(Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) on sorghum milling fractions. Journal of Stored Products Research. 87:101606. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jspr.2020.101606.
High-polyphenol extracts from Sorghum bicolor attenuate replication of Legionella pneumophila within RAW 264.7 macrophages Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gilchrist, A., Smolensky, D., Cox, S.R., Perumal, R., Noronha, L.E., Shames, S. 2020. High-polyphenol extracts from Sorghum bicolor attenuate replication of Legionella pneumophila within RAW 264.7 macrophages. FEMS Microbiology Letters. https://doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnaa053.
Development of Rhyzopertha dominica (Coleoptera: Bostrychidae) on sorghum: quality characteristics and varietal susceptibility Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, F.H., Bean, S.R., Smolensky, D., Cox, S.R., Lin, H., Peiris, S., Petersen, J. 2020. Development of Rhyzopertha dominica (Coleoptera: Bostrychidae) on sorghum: quality characteristics and varietal susceptibility. Journal of Stored Products Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jspr.2020.101569.
Differential responses of two porcine macrophage- like cell lines to infection with Rift Valley fever virus MP-12 - (Proceedings)
Smolensky, D., Wilson, W.C., Cox, V.G., Schirtzinger, E.E., Chitko-Mckown, C.G., Fawver, Z.T., Noronha, L.E. 2019. Differential responses of two porcine macrophage- like cell lines to infection with Rift Valley fever virus MP-12. Proceedings of International Veterinary Immunology Symposium. August 13-16, 2019, Seattle, Washington. P072:126-127. Available online at https://ivis2019.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/IVIS-2019-Abstract-book.pdf
Optimization of ethanol-based extraction conditions of sorghum bran bioactive compounds with downstream anticancer properties Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cox, S.R., Noronha, L.E., Herald, T.J., Bean, S.R., Lee, S., Perumal, R., Smolensky, D. 2019. Optimization of ethanol-based extraction conditions of sorghum bran bioactive compounds with downstream anticancer properties. Heliyon. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e01589.
High-polyphenol sorghum bran extract inhibits cancer cell growth through DNA damage, cell cycle arrest, and apoptosis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smolensky, D., Rhodes, D.H., Mcvey, D.S., Fawver, Z.T., Perumal, R., Herald, T.J., Noronha, L.E. 2018. High-polyphenol sorghum bran extract inhibits cancer cell growth through DNA damage, cell cycle arrest, and apoptosis. Journal of Medicinal Food. DOI:10.1089/jmf.2018.0008.
Porcine Macrophage-Like Cells Permit Viral Replication, Produce Inflammatory Mediators, and Undergo Apoptosis Following Infection with Rift Valley Fever Virus MP-12 - (Abstract Only)
Noronha, L.E., Smolensky, D., Cox, V.G., Schirtzinger, E.E., Chitko-Mckown, C.G., Fawver, Z.T., Wilson, W.C. 2018. Porcine Macrophage-Like Cells Permit Viral Replication, Produce Inflammatory Mediators, and Undergo Apoptosis Following Infection with Rift Valley Fever Virus MP-12. Journal of Immunology. 200:59.31.