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Paula Do
Foodborne Toxin Detection and Prevention Research
Biological Science Lab Technician

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

USDA, ARS, PWA, WRRC-FTDP
800 BUCHANAN ST
ALBANY, CA 94710

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Quantitative bioluminescence assay for measuring Bacillus cereus nonhemolytic enterotoxin complex - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
whISOBAXTM inhibits bacterial pathogenesis and enhances the effect of antibiotics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rasooly, R., Choi, H., Do, P.M., Morroni, G., Brescini, L., Cironi, O., Giacometti, A., Apostolidis, E. 2020. whISOBAXTM inhibits bacterial pathogenesis and enhances the effect of antibiotics. Antibiotics. 9(5):264. https://doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics9050264.
CCD based detector for detection of Abrin toxin activity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rasooly, R., Do, P.M., Hernlem, B.J. 2020. CCD based detector for detection of Abrin toxin activity. Toxins. 12(2). https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins12020120.
In-vitro inhibition of staphylococcal pathogenesis by witch-hazel and green tea extracts Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rasooly, R., Molnar, A., Choi, H., Do, P.M., Racicot, K., Apostolidis, E. 2019. In-vitro inhibition of staphylococcal pathogenesis by witch-hazel and green tea extracts. Antibiotics. 8(4):244. https://doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics8040244.
T cell receptor Vß9 in method to rapidly detect active staphylococcal enterotoxin type A without live animals Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rasooly, R., Do, P.M., He, X., Hernlem, B.J. 2019. T cell receptor Vß9 in method to rapidly detect active staphylococcal enterotoxin type A without live animals. Toxins. 11:399. https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins11070399.
Alternative to animal use for detecting biologically active Staphylococcal enterotoxin type A Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rasooly, R., Do, P.M., He, X., Hernlem, B.J. 2018. Alternative to animal use for detecting biologically active Staphylococcal enterotoxin type A. Toxins. 10(12):540. https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins10120540.
Sensitive low-cost CCD-based detector for determination of UV-LED water microbial disinfection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rasooly, R., Magoz, Z., Luo, J., Do, P.M., Hernlem, B.J. 2018. Sensitive low-cost CCD-based detector for determination of UV-LED water microbial disinfection. Desalination and Water Treatment. 118:120-125. https://doi.org/10.5004/dwt.2018.22667.
Low cost bioluminescence imaging as an alternative to in vivo bioassays for quantifying biologically active staphylococcal enterotoxin type E Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rasooly, R., Do, P.M., Hernlem, B.J. 2017. Low cost bioluminescence imaging as an alternative to in vivo bioassays for quantifying biologically active staphylococcal enterotoxin type E. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical. 259:357-393. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2017.12.079.
TCR-Vß8 as alternative to animal testing for quantifying active SEE Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rasooly, R., Do, P.M., He, X., Hernlem, B.J. 2017. TCR-Vß8 as alternative to animal testing for quantifying active SEE. Journal of Environmental and Analytical Toxicology. 7(6):527. https://doi.org/10.4172/2161-0525.1000527.
Interleukin 2 secretion by T cells for detection of biologically active Staphylococcal enterotoxin type E Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rasooly, R., Do, P.M., Hernlem, B.J. 2017. Interleukin 2 secretion by T cells for detection of biologically active Staphylococcal enterotoxin type E. Journal of Food Protection. 80(11):1857-1862. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-17-196.
Butterfly extracts show antibacterial activity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rasooly, R., Do, P.M., Balaban, N., Wolferstan, P., Nash, R., Yael, G. 2017. Butterfly extracts show antibacterial activity. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 7:467-479. doi:org/10.4236/aim.2017.76036.
Rapid cell-based assay for detection and quantification of active staphylococcal enterotoxin type D Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Low cost quantitative digital imaging as an alternative to qualitative in vivo bioassays for analysis of active aflatoxin B1 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
The olive compound 4-hydroxytyrosol inactivates Staphyloccoccus aureus bacteria and Staphylococcal enterotoxin A (SEA) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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
In vitro cell based assay for activity analysis of staphylococcal enterotoxin A in food - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
In vitro peptide cleavage assay for detection of Botulinum Neurotoxin-A activity in food - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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
Detection of botulinum neurotoxin-A activity in food by peptide cleavage assay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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
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