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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: MOLECULAR GENETICS, GENOMICS, AND PHYLOGENETICS OF FOODBORNE ZOONOTIC PARASITES AFFECTING FOOD SAFETY AND PUBLIC HEALTH

Location: Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Coccidian parasites of fish encompass profound phylogenetic diversity and gave rise to each of the major parasitic groups in terrestrial vertebrates - (Peer reviewed journal)
Rosenthal, B.M., Dunams, D.B., Ostoros, G., Molnar, K. 2016. Coccidian parasites of fish encompass profound phylogenetic diversity and gave rise to each of the major parasitic groups in terrestrial vertebrates. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 40L219-227.

Comparative sequence analysis of Toxoplasma gondii reveals local genomic admixture drives concerted expansion and diversification of secreted pathogenesis determinants - (Peer reviewed journal)
Lorenzi, H., Khan, A., Behnke, M.S., Liu, L., Namasivayam, S., Seshadri, S., Hadjithomas, M., Karamycheva, S., Pinney, D., Brunk, B., Ajioka, J., Azjenberg, D., Boothroyd, J.C., Boyle, J., Darde, M.L., Dubey, J.P., Grigg, M., Howe, D., Kim, K., Rosenthal, B.M., Saeij, J., Su, C.L., White, M., Zhu, X.Q., Parkinson, J., Kissinger, J.C., Roos, D.S., Sibley, L.D. 2016. Comparative sequence analysis of Toxoplasma gondii reveals local genomic admixture drives concerted expansion and diversification of secreted pathogenesis determinants. Nature Communications. doi: 10.1038/ncomms10147.

Comparative genomic sequence variation of Toxoplasma gondii reveals local admixture drives concerted expansion and diversification of secreted pathogenesis determinants - (Peer reviewed journal)
Lorenzi, H., Khan, A., Behnke, M.S., Liu, L., Namasivayam, S., Seshadri, S., Hadjithomas, M., Karamycheva, S., Pinney, D., Brunk, B., Ajioka, J., Azjenberg, D., Boothroyd, J.C., Boyle, J., Darde, M.L., Dubey, J.P., Grigg, M., Howe, D., Kim, K., Rosenthal, B.M., Saeij, J., Su, C.L., White, M., Zhu, X.Q., Parkinson, J., Kissinger, J.C., Roos, D.S., Sibley, L.D. 2016. Comparative genomic sequence variation of Toxoplasma gondii reveals local admixture drives concerted expansion and diversification of secreted pathogenesis determinants. Nature Genetics. 7:10147.

Genetic evidence of interspecies introgression of mitochondrial genomes between Trichinella spiralis and Trichinella britovi under natural conditions - (Peer reviewed journal)
Franssen, F., Bilska-Zajac, E., Deksne, G., Sprong, H., Pozio, E., Rozycki, M., Rosenthal, B.M., Van Der Giessen, J. 2015. Genetic evidence of interspecies introgression of mitochondrial genomes between Trichinella spiralis and Trichinella britovi under natural conditions. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 36:323-332.

Toxoplasma gondii in horse meat intended for human consumption in Romania. - (Peer reviewed journal)
Pastiu, A.I., Gyorke, A., Kalmar, Z., Bolfa, P., Rosenthal, B.M., Oltean, M., Villena, I., Spinu, M., Cozma, V. 2015. Toxoplasma gondii in horse meat intended for human consumption in Romania.. Veterinary Parasitology. 15:393-395.

Avoid haste in defining human muscular Sarcocystosis Reprint Icon - (Other)
Esposito, D.H., Rosenthal, B.M., Slesak, G., Tappe, D., Fayer, R., Bottieau, E., Brown, C., Grobusch, M.P., Malvy, D., Von Sonnenburg, F., Sotir, M.J., Steiner, F., Zanger, P., Kozarsky, P.E. 2014. Avoid Haste in Defining Human Muscular Sarcocystosis. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 60: 1134.

Geographic separation of domestic and wild strains of T. gondii in French Guiana correlates with a monomorphic version of chromosome 1a and enhanced transmission in the domestic cat Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Khan, A., Ajzenberg, D., Mercier, A., Demar, M., Simon, S., Darde, M., Rosenthal, B.M., Verma, S., Dubey, J.P., Sibley, L. 2014. Geographic separation of domestic and wild strains of T. gondii in French Guiana correlates with a monomorphic version of chromosome 1a and enhanced transmission in the domestic cat. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003182.

NextGen sequencing reveals short double crossovers contribute disproportionately to genetic diversity in Toxoplasma gondii Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Khan, A., Shaik, J.S., Behnke, M., Wang, Q., Dubey, J.P., Lorenzi, H.A., Ajioka, J.W., Rosenthal, B.M., Sibley, L.D. 2014. NextGen sequencing reveals short double crossovers contribute disproportionately to genetic diversity in Toxoplasma gondii. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 15:1168.

Sarcocystis in Biology of Foodborne Parasites CRC Press - (Book / chapter)
Rosenthal, B.M. 2015. Sarcocystis in Biology of Foodborne Parasites CRC Press. Book Chapter. 1.

Hybridization between previously isolated ancestors may explain the persistence of exactly two ancient lineages in the genome of the oyster parasite Perkinsus marinus Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Thompson, P.C., Hare, M.P., Rosenthal, B.M. 2014. Hybridization between previously isolated ancestors may explain the persistence of exactly two ancient lineages in the genome of the oyster parasite Perkinsus marinus. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 24:167-176.

Comparative genetics: a lens through which to clarify the genomes, the transmission history, and the reproductive biology of Trichinella spp. - (Abstract only)
Rosenthal, B.M., Thompson, P.C., Liu, M. 2014. Comparative genetics: a lens through which to clarify the genomes, the transmission history, and the reproductive biology of Trichinella spp.. Meeting Abstract. 24:167-176.

Traditional goat husbandry may substantially contribute to human toxoplasmosis exposure - (Peer reviewed journal)
Pastiu, A., Ajzenberg, D., Gyorke, A., Suteu, O., Balea, A., Domsa, C., Rosenthal, B.M., Cozma, V. 2014. Traditional goat husbandry may substantially contribute to human toxoplasmosis exposure. Journal of Parasitology. DOI:10.1645/13-483.1.

Microsatellite genotypes reveal some long distance gene flow in Perkinsus marinus, a major pathogen of eastern oysters Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Thompson, P.C., Rosenthal, B.M., Hare, M.P. 2014. Microsatellite genotypes reveal some long distance gene flow in Perkinsus marinus, a major pathogen of eastern oysters. Journal of Shellfish Research. 33(1):195-206.

European mustelids occupying pristine wetlands in the Danube delta harbor infections with trichinella likely derived from domesticated swine Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Oltean, M., Kalmár, Z., Kiss, B.J., Marinov, M., Vasile, A., Sándor, A.D., Domsa, C., Gherman, C.M., Boireau, P., Rosenthal, B.M., Cozma, V., Mihalca, A.D. 2014. European mustelids occupying pristine wetlands in the Danube delta harbor infections with trichinella likely derived from domesticated swine. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 50(4)972-975.

Evolutionary responses of innate Immunity to adaptive immunity - (Peer reviewed journal)
Ward, A.E., Rosenthal, B.M. 2014. Evolutionary responses of innate Immunity to adaptive immunity. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 21:492-496.

Screening of early antigen genes of adult-stage Trichinella spiralis using pig serum from different stages of early infection - (Peer reviewed journal)
Liu, P., Wu, X.P., Bai, X., Wang, X.L., Yu, L., Rosenthal, B.M., Blaga, R., Lacour, S., Vallee, I., Boireau, P., Gherman, C., Oltean, M., Wang, F., Zhao, Y., Liu, M.Y. 2013. Screening of early antigen genes of adult-stage Trichinella spiralis using pig serum from different stages of early infection. Veterinary Parasitology. 194:222-225.

Unique antigenic gene expression at different developmental stages of Trichinella pseudospiralis - (Peer reviewed journal)
Wu, X.P., Liu, X.L., Wang, W.L., Blaga, R., Fu, B.Q., Liu, P., Bai, X., Wang, Z.J., Rosenthal, B.M., Shi, H.N., Sandrine, L., Vallee, I., Boireau, P., Wang, F., Zhou, X.N., Zhao, Y., Liu, M.Y. 2013. Unique antigenic gene expression at different developmental stages of Trichinella pseudospiralis. Veterinary Parasitology. 194:198-201.

Modulation of inflammatory bowel disease in a mouse model following infection with Trichinella spiralis - (Peer reviewed journal)
Zhao, Y., Liu, M.Y., Wang, X.L., Liu, X.L., Yang, Y., Zou, H.B., Sun, S.M., Yu, L., Rosenthal, B.M., Shi, H.N., Boireau, P., Wu, X.P. 2013. Modulation of inflammatory bowel disease in a mouse model following infection with Trichinella spiralis. Veterinary Parasitology. 194:211-216.

An anti-tumor protein produced by Trichinella spiralis and identified by screening a T7 phage display library, induces apoptosis in human hepatoma H7402 cells - (Peer reviewed journal)
Wang, X.L., Liu, M.Y., Sun, S.M., Liu, Y., Wang, X.R., Chu, L.X., Rosenthal, B.M., Shi, H.N., Boireau, P., Wang, F., Zhao, Y., Wu, X.P. 2013. An anti-tumor protein produced by Trichinella spiralis and identified by screening a T7 phage display library, induces apoptosis in human hepatoma H7402 cells. Veterinary Parasitology. 194:186-188.

In Romania, exposure to Toxoplasma gondii occurs twice as often in swine raised for familial consumption as in hunted wild boar, but occurs rarely if ever among fattening pigs raised in confinement - (Peer reviewed journal)
Pastiu, A.I., Gyorke, A., Blaga, R., Mircean, V., Rosenthal, B.M., Cozma, V. 2013. In Romania, exposure to Toxoplasma gondii occurs twice as often in swine raised for familial consumption as in hunted wild boar, but occurs rarely if ever among fattening pigs raised in confinement. Parasitology Research. 112(6):2403-2407.

Genome sequencing identifies two nearly unchanged strains of persistent Listeria monocytogenes isolated in two different fish processing plants sampled six years apart - (Peer reviewed journal)
Holch, A., Webb, K., Lukjancenko, O., Ussery, D., Rosenthal, B.M., Gram, L. 2013. Genome sequencing identifies two nearly unchanged strains of persistent Listeria monocytogenes isolated in two different fish processing plants sampled six years apart. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 79:2944-2951.

Population genetics, diversity and spread of virulence in Toxoplasma gondii - (Book / chapter)
Rosenthal, B.M., Ajioka, J.W. 2012. Population genetics, diversity and spread of virulence in Toxoplasma gondii. In: David, L.S., Howlett, B.J., Heitman, J., editors. Evolution of Virulence in Eukaryotic Microbes. Boston, MA: Wiley-Blackwell. p. 231-245.

A monomorphic halotype of chromosome Ia is associated with widespread success in clonal and nonclonal populations of Toxoplasma gondii - (Peer reviewed journal)
Khan, A., Miller, N., Roos, D., Dubey, J.P., Ajzenburg, D., Darde, M., Ajioka, J.W., Rosenthal, B.M., Sibley, L. 2011. A monomorphic halotype of chromosome Ia is associated with widespread success in clonal and nonclonal populations of Toxoplasma gondii. mBio. 2:e00228-11.

Sarcocystosis - (Book / chapter)

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