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Cheryl Marie Armstrong
Molecular Characterization of Foodborne Pathogens Research
Research Microbiologist

Phone: (215) 233-6630
Fax: (215) 233-6581
Room 1112

USDA,REE,ARS,NAA,ERRC
600 E MERMAID LANE
ERRC
WYNDMOOR , PA 190388598
Projects
Development of Portable Detection and Quantification Technologies for Foodborne Pathogens
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 431165

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Solar thermotherapy reduces the titer of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ while enhancing canopy growth in HLB-affected residential and commercial citrus -
Doud, M.S., Latza, C.L., Hoffman, M., Luo, W., Gottwald, T.R., Duan, Y., Armstrong, C.M. 2017. Solar thermotherapy reduces the titer of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ while enhancing canopy growth in HLB-affected residential and commercial citrus. Horticulture Research. 4:17054. doi:10.1038/hortres.2017.54.
Rapid and potentially portable detection and quantification technologies for foodborne pathogens -
Gehring, A.G., Armstrong, C.M., Capobianco Jr, J.A., He, Y., Paoli, G., Fratamico, P.M. 2017. Rapid and potentially portable detection and quantification technologies for foodborne pathogens . United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources (UJNR). p.12.
Molecular mechanisms behind the accumulation of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and H2O2 in citrus plants in response to ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ infection -
Pitino, M., Armstrong, C.M., Duan, Y. 2017. Molecular mechanisms behind the accumulation of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and H2O2 in citrus plants in response to ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ infection. Horticulture Research. doi:10.1038/hortres.2017.40;.
Host ranges of Penicillium species causing blue mold of bulb crops in Washington State and Idaho -
Dugan, F.M., Lupien, S.L., Armstrong, C.M., Chastagner, G., Schroeder, B.K. 2017. Host ranges of Penicillium species causing blue mold of bulb crops in Washington State and Idaho. Crop Protection Journal. 96:265-272.
Transient expression of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus effector induces cell death in Nicotiana benthamiana Reprint Icon -
Pitino, M., Armstrong, C.M., Cano, L.M., Duan, Y. 2016. Transient expression of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus effector induces cell death in Nicotiana benthamiana. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7:982. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00982.
Bismerthiazol inhibits Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri growth and induces differential expression of citrus defense-related genes Reprint Icon -
Yu, X., Armstrong, C.M., Zhou, M., Duan, Y. 2016. Bismerthiazol inhibits Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri growth and induces differential expression of citrus defense-related genes. Phytopathology. 106(7):693-701. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-12-15-0328-R.
Rapid screening for citrus canker resistance employing pattern-triggered immunity (PTI) responses Reprint Icon -
Pitino, M., Armstrong, C.M., Duan, Y. 2015. Rapid screening for citrus canker resistance employing pattern-triggered immunity (PTI) responses. Horticulture Research. 2:15042. doi: 10.1038/hortres.2015.42.
Effects of postharvest onion curing parameters on bulb rot caused by Pantoea agglomerans, Pantoea ananatis, and Pantoea allii in storage -
Armstrong, C.M., Dung, J.K., Humann, J.L., Schroeder, B.K. 2016. Effects of postharvest onion curing parameters on bulb rot caused by Pantoea agglomerans, Pantoea ananatis, and Pantoea allii in storage. Plant Pathology. 65:536-544. doi: 10.1111/ppa.12438.
Genetic diversity of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus based on two hypervariable effector genes in Thailand -
Puttamuk, T., Zhou, L., Thaveechai, N., Zhang, S., Armstrong, C.M., Duan, Y. 2014. Genetic diversity of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus based on two hypervariable effector genes in Thailand. PLoS One. 9(12):e112968. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0112968.
Host ranges of North American isolates of Penicillium causing blue mold of bulb crops -
Dugan, F.M., Lupien, S.L., Armstrong, C.M., Chastagner, G.A., Schroeder, B.K. 2014. Host ranges of North American isolates of Penicillium causing blue mold of bulb crops. Crop Protection Journal. 64:129-136.
Progress on dissecting and controlling the citrus huanglongbing complex -
Duan, Y., Zhou, L., Zhang, M., Benyon, L.S., Armstrong, C.M., Hoffman, M., Hao, G., Zou, H., Doud, M.S., Fang, D., Morgan, J.K. 2013. Progress on dissecting and controlling the citrus huanglongbing complex. 2013 International Research Conference on Huanglongbing, February 4 - 7, 2013, Orlando, Florida.
Synthetic peptides target ATP translocase of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ to block ATP uptake -
Benyon, L.S., Armstrong, C.M., Stover, E.W., Duan, Y. 2013. Synthetic peptides target ATP translocase of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ to block ATP uptake. 2013 International Research Conference on Huanglongbing, February 4 -7, 2013, Orlando, Florida.
Two plant bacteria, S. meliloti and Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus, share functional znuABC homologues that encode for a high affinity Zinc uptake system Reprint Icon -
Vahling, C.M., Zhou, H., Benyon, L.S., Morgan, J.K., Duan, Y. 2012. Two plant bacteria, S. meliloti and Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus, share functional znuABC homologues that encode for a high affinity Zince uptake system. PLoS One. 7(5)e37340:1-12.
The complete genome sequence of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’, the bacterium associated with potato Zebra Chip disease -
Lin, H., Lou, B., Glynn, J.M., Doddapaneni, H., Civerolo, E.L., Chen, C., Duan, Y., Zhou, L., Vahling, C.M. 2011. The complete genome sequence of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’, the bacterium associated with potato Zebra Chip disease. PLoS One. 6(4):e19135. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0019135).
Comparative Analyses Of The ‘Candidatus Liberibacter’ Species Reductive Genome Features -
Doddapaneni, H., Lin, H., Duan, Y., Lou, B., Chen, C., Vahling, C.M., Lijuan, Z., Civerolo, E.L. 2010. Comparative Analyses Of The ‘Candidatus Liberibacter’ Species Reductive Genome Features. Phytopathology. 100:S30.
Characterization of an ATP translocase identified in the plant pathogen, Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus -
Armstrong, C.M., Duan, Y., Lin, H. 2009. Characterization of an ATP translocase identified in the plant pathogen, Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus. Journal of Bacteriology. 192:3.
Characterization of an ATP/ADP translocase in the citrus huanglongbing bacterium, Candidatus Liberibacter -
Complete Genome sequence of citrus huanglongbing bacterium, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ obtained through metagenomics -
Duan, Y., Zhou, L., Hall, D.G., Li, W., Doddapaneni, H., Lin, H., Liu, L., Gabriel, D., Vahling, C.M., Williams, K., Dickerman, A., Sun, Y., Gottwald, T.R. 2009. Complete Genome sequence of citrus huanglongbing bacterium, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ obtained through metagenomics. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 22(8):1011-1020.