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Barry Hurlburt (PhD)
Food Processing and Sensory Quality Research
Research Chemist

Phone: (504) 286-4462
Fax: (504) 286-4419
Room 2215

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

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
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.
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)
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.
Structure, Function and Epitope Mapping the Peanut Panallergen Ara h 8 - (Abstract Only)
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)
Structure of aspartate semialdehyde dehydrogenase from Francisella tularensis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mank, N., Pote, S., Majorek, K., Arnette, A., Klapper, V., Hurlburt, B.K., Chruszcz, M. 2018. Structure of aspartate semialdehyde dehydrogenase from Francisella tularensis. Acta Crystallographica Section F: Structural Biology and Crystallization Communications. F74:14-22. https://doi.org/10.1107/S2053230X17017241.
Identification of triosephosphate isomerase as a novel allergen in octopus fangsiao - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, Y., Chen, Z., Hurlburt, B.K., Gui-Ling, L., Yong-Xia, Z., Dan-Xia, F., Hai-Wang, S., Min-Jie, C., Guang-Ming, L. 2017. Identification of triosephosphate isomerase as a novel allergen in octopus fangsiao. Molecular Immunology. 85:35-46.
Impact of an N-terminal poly histidine tag on protein thermal stability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Booth, W., Schlachter, C., Pote, S., Ussin, N., Mank, N., Klapper, V., Offermann, L., Tang, C., Hurlburt, B.K., Chruszcz, M. 2018. Impact of an N-terminal poly histidine tag on protein thermal stability. ACS Omega. 3:760-768.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cloning, expression, and purification of a sesquiterpene cyclase from geosmin-producing Oscillatoria splendida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hurlburt, B.K., Fisher, A.L., Mcbride, J.K., Noss, K. 2013. Cloning, expression, and purification of a sesquiterpene cyclase from geosmin-producing Oscillatoria splendida. International Journal of Applied Agricultural Research. 8:1-11.
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.
Identification of naturally isolated southern Louisiana's algal strains and the effect of higher Co2 content on fatty acid profiles for biodiesel production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moreno, R., Aita, G.M., Madsen, L., Guitierrez, D.L., Yao, S., Hurlburt, B.K., Brashear, S.S. 2012. Identification of naturally isolated southern Louisiana's algal strains and the effect of higher Co2 content on fatty acid profiles for biodiesel production. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 88:948-957.
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.
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.
Detection of cyanobacteria in closed water systems in southern Louisiana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hurlburt, B.K., Brashear, S.S., Zimba, P.V. 2011. Detection of cyanobacteria in closed water systems in southern Louisiana. Water. 3:79-86.
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.
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.
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.
Comparison of analytical techniques for detection of geosmin and 2-methylisoborneol in aqueous samples. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hurlburt, B.K., Lloyd, S.W., Grimm, C.C. 2009. Comparison of analytical techniques for detection of geosmin and 2-methylisoborneol in aqueous samples. Journal of Chromatographic Science. 670-673
Impact of weather on off-flavor episodes at a Louisiana commercial catfish farm. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hurlburt, B.K., Brashear, S.S., Lloyd, S.W., Grimm, C.C., Thomson, J.L, Zimba, P.V. 2009. The impact of weather on off-flavor episodes at a Louisiana commercial catfish farm. Aquaculture Research. 40(5):566-574.
CHARACTERIZING THE EFFECT OF THE STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS VIRULENCE FACTOR REGULATOR, SARA, ON LOG-PHASE MRNA HALF-LIVES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roberts, C., Anderson, K.L., Murphy, E., Projan, S.J., Mounts, W., Hurlburt, B.K., Smeltzer, M., Overbeek, R., Disz, T., Dunman, P.M. 2006. Characterizing the effect of the staphylococcus aureus virulence factor regulator, sara, on log-phase mrna half-lives. Journal of Bacteriology. 188(7):2593-2603.
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.
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.
CHARACTERIZATION OF STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS SARA BINDING SITES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sterba, K.M., Mackintosh, S.G., Blevins, J.S., Hurlburt, B.K., Smeltzer, M.S. 2003. Characterization of staphylococcus aureus sara binding sites. Journal of Bacteriology. 185(15):4410-4417.