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Research Project: Countermeasures to Control and Eradicate Foreign Animal Diseases of Swine

Location: Foreign Animal Disease Research

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Additional deletions to further attenuate BA71¿CD2 recombinant virus decreases vaccine efficacy without providing additional safety. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Development of a novel African swine fever virus (ASFV) live attenuated vaccine candidate: deletion of A137R gene drastically attenuates Georgia strain and induce protection against the virulent challenge Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gladue, D.P., Ramirez Medina, E., Vuono, E., Silva, E.B., Rai, A., Pruitt, S.E., Espinoza, N.N., Velazquez-Salinas, L., Borca, M.V. 2021. Development of a novel African swine fever virus (ASFV) live attenuated vaccine candidate: deletion of A137R gene drastically attenuates Georgia strain and induce protection against the virulent challenge. Journal of Virology. https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01139-21.

Evaluation of the function of ASFV KP177R gene, encoding for structural protein p22, in the process of virus replication and in swine virulence Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramirez-Medina, E., Vuono, E., Pruitt, S.E., Rai, A., Espinoza, N.N., Velazquez-Salinas, L., Gladue, D.P., Borca, M.V. 2021. Evaluation of the function of ASFV KP177R gene, encoding for structural protein p22, in the process of virus replication and in swine virulence. Viruses. https://doi.org/10.3390/v13060986.

A cell culture-adapted vaccine virus against the current pandemic African swine fever virus strain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Borca, M.V., Rai, A., Ramirez-Medina, E., Silva, E.B., Velazquez-Salinas, L., Vuono, E., Espinoza, N.N., Pruitt, S.E., Gladue, D.P. 2021. A cell culture-adapted vaccine virus against the current pandemic African swine fever virus strain. Nature Communications. https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.00123-21.

ASFV-G-I177L is an effective oral nasal vaccine against the Eurasia Strain of Africa swine fever Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Borca, M.V., Ramirez Medina, E., Silva, E., Vuono, E., Rai, A., Pruitt, S.E., Gay, C.G., Espinoza, N.N., Velazquez-Salinas, L., Gladue, D.P. 2021. ASFV-G-I177L is an effective oral nasal vaccine against the Eurasia Strain of Africa swine fever. Viruses. https://doi.org/10.3390/v13050765.

Structural glycoprotein E2 of classical swine fever virus critically interacts with host protein Torsin-1A during the virus infectious cycle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vuono, E., Ramirez-Media, E., Velazquez-Salinas, L., Berggren, K., Rai, A., Pruitt, S.E., Espinoza, N.N., Gladue, D.P., Borca, M.V. 2021. Structural glycoprotein E2 of classical swine fever virus critically interacts with host protein Torsin-1A during the virus infectious cycle. Virology Journal. https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.00314-21.

Development and in vivo evaluation of a recombinant African swine fever strain Georgia with a deletion in the MGF110-1L gene Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramirez-Medina, E., Vuono, E., Rai, A., Pruitt, S.E., Silva, E., Espinoza, N.N., Velazquez-Salinas, L., Zhu, J.J., Borca, M.V., Gladue, D.P. 2021. Development and in vivo evaluation of a recombinant African swine fever strain Georgia with a deletion in the MGF110-1L gene. Viruses. https://doi.org/10.3390/v13020286.

Evaluation in swine of a recombinant Georgia 2010 African Swine Fever Virus lacking the I8L Gene Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vuono, E., Ramirez-Medina, E., Rai, A., Pruitt, S.E., Silva, E., Espinoza, N.N., Velazquez-Salinas, L., Zhu, J.J., Borca, M.V., Gladue, D.P. 2020. Evaluation in swine of a recombinant Georgia 2010 African Swine Fever Virus lacking the I8L Gene. Viruses. https://doi.org/10.3390/v13010039.

Deletion of CD2-like (CD2v) and C-type lectin-like (EP153R) genes from African swine fever virus Georgia- ¿9GL abrogates its effectiveness as an experimental vaccine Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gladue, D.P., O'Donnell, V., Ramierez-Medina, E., Rai, A., Pruitt, S.E., Vuono, E., Silva, E., Velazquez-Salinas, L., Borca, M.V. 2020. Deletion of CD2-like (CD2v) and C-type lectin-like (EP153R) genes from African swine fever virus Georgia- ¿9GL abrogates its effectiveness as an experimental vaccine. Viruses. https://doi.org/10.3390/v12101185.

Positive Selection of ORF1ab, ORF3a, and ORF8 Genes Drives the Early Evolutionary Trends of SARS-CoV-2 During the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Velazquez-Salinas, L., Zarate, S., Eberl, S., Gladue, D.P., Novella, I., Borca, M.V. 2020. Positive Selection of ORF1ab, ORF3a, and ORF8 Genes Drives the Early Evolutionary Trends of SARS-CoV-2 During the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic. Frontiers in Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.550674.

X69R is a non-essential gene that when deleted from African swine fever does not affect virulence in swine Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramirez-Medina, E., Vuono, E.A., Pruitt, S.E., Rai, A., Silva, E., Zhu, J.J., Velazquez-Salinas, L., Gladue, D.P., Borca, M.V. 2020. X69R is a non-essential gene that when deleted from African swine fever does not affect virulence in swine. Viruses. https://doi.org/10.3390/v12090918.

X69R is a non-essential gene that when deleted from African swine fever does not affect virulence in swine Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramirez-Medina, E., Vuono, E.A., Pruitt, S., Rai, A., Silva, E., Zhu, J.J., Velazquez-Salinas, L., Gladue, D.P., Borca, M.V. 2020. X69R is a non-essential gene that when deleted from African swine fever does not affect virulence in swine. Viruses. https://doi.org/10.3390/v12090918.

The C962R ORF of African swine fever strain Georgia is non-essential and not required for virulence in swine Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramirez-Medina, E., Vuono, E.A., Pruitt, S., Rai, A., Silva, E., Zhu, J.J., Velazquez-Salinas, L., Gladue, D.P., Borca, M.V. 2020. The C962R ORF of African swine fever strain Georgia is non-essential and not required for virulence in swine. Viruses. https://doi.org/10.3390/v12060676.

SERTA domain containing protein 1 (SERTAD1) interacts with classical swine fever virus structural glycoprotein E2 which is involved in virus virulence in swine Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vuono, E., Ramirez-Medina, E., Azzinaro, P.A., Berggren, K., Rai, A., Pruitt, S., Silva, E., Velazquez-Salinas, L., Borca, M.V., Gladue, D.P. 2020. SERTA domain containing protein 1 (SERTAD1) interacts with classical swine fever virus structural glycoprotein E2 which is involved in virus virulence in swine. Journal of Virology. https://doi.org/10.3390/v12040421.

Detection and quantification of African swine fever in MA104 cells Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rai, A., Pruitt, S.E., Ramierez-Medina, E., Vuono, E., Silva, E., Velazquez-Salinas, L., Carrillo, C., Gladue, D.P., Borca, M.V. 2020. Detection and quantification of African swine fever in MA104 cells. Bio-protocol. https://doi.org/10.21769/BioProtoc.3955.

The MGF360-16R ORF of African swine fever virus strain Georgia encodes for a non-essential gene that interacts with host proteins SERTAD3 and SDCBP Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramirez-Medina, E., Silva, E., Rai, A., Pruitt, S.E., Vuono, E.A., Velazquez-Salinas, L., Berggren, K.A., Zhu, J.J., Borca, M.V., Gladue, D.P. 2020. The MGF360-16R ORF of African swine fever virus strain Georgia encodes for a non-essential gene that interacts with host proteins SERTAD3 and SDCBP. Viruses. https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.02017-19.

Full Genomic Sequencing Of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Isolates From The 2004-2006 US Outbreaks Reveals Associations of Viral Genetics To Environmental Variables - (Abstract Only)

First report describing the spatial-temporal circulation and the genetic diversity of Parapoxvirus species in Mexico Reprint Icon - (Other)
Velazquezsalinas, L., Ramirez Media, E., Bracht, A., Carrillo, C., Gladue, D.P. 2019. First report describing the spatial-temporal circulation and the genetic diversity of Parapoxvirus species in Mexico. Atlas of Science. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2018.07.005.

Mechanisms of African Swine Fever Virus Pathogenesis and Immune Evasion Inferred from Gene Expression Changes in Infected Swine Macrophages - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Structural glycoprotein E2 of classical swine fever virus binding to host protein dynactin subunit (DCTN6) is necessary for virus virulence in swine Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Borca, M.V., Vuono, E.A., Ramirez-Medina, E., Azzinaro, P.A., Berggren, K.A., Singer, M., Rai, A., Pruitt, S., Silva, E., Velazquez-Salinas, L., Carrillo, C., Gladue, D.P. 2019. Structural glycoprotein E2 of classical swine fever virus binding to host protein dynactin subunit (DCTN6) is necessary for virus virulence in swine. Journal of Virology. https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01642-19.

The differential effect of the deletion of African swine fever virus virulence-associated genes in the induction of attenuation of the highly virulent Georgia strain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramirez-Medina, E., Vuono, E., O'Donnell, V., Holinka, L.G., Silva, E., Rai, A., Pruitt, S., Carrillo, C., Gladue, D.P., Borca, M.V. 2019. The differential effect of the deletion of African swine fever virus virulence-associated genes in the induction of attenuation of the highly virulent Georgia strain. Virology. https://doi.org/10.3390/v11070599.

The role of interleukin 6 during viral infections Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Velazquez-Salinas, L., Verdugo-Rodriguez, A., Rodriguez, L.L., Borca, M.V. 2019. The role of interleukin 6 during viral infections. Frontiers in Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.01057.

Interaction of structural glycoprotein E2 of Classical Swine Fever Virus with protein phosphatase 1 catalytic subunit beta (PP1ß) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vuono, E., Ramirez-Medina, E., Holinka-Patterson, L.G., Baker-Branstetter, R., Borca, M.V., Gladue, D.P. 2019. Interaction of structural glycoprotein E2 of Classical Swine Fever Virus with protein phosphatase 1 catalytic subunit beta (PP1ß). Virology. Viruses 2019, 11(4), 307. https://doi.org/10.3390/v11040307.

Identification of structural glycoprotein E2 domain critical to mediate Classical Swine Fever Virus replication in SK6 cells Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Borca, M.V., Holinka-Patterson, L.G., Ramirez-Medina, E., Vuono, E., Berggren, K., Gladue, D.P. 2018. Identification of structural glycoprotein E2 domain critical to mediate Classical Swine Fever Virus replication in SK6 cells. Virology. 526:38-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virol.2018.10.004.

Molecular characterization of the viroporin function of foot-and-mouth disease virus non-structureal protein 2B Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gladue, D.P., Largo, E., De La Arada, I., Aguilella, V., Alcaraz, A., Arrondo, J., Holinka-Patterson, L.G., Brocchi, E., Ramirez-Medina, E., Vuono, E., Berggren, K., Carrillo, C., Borca, M.V. 2018. Molecular characterization of the viroporin function of foot-and-mouth disease virus non-structureal protein 2B. Journal of Virology. https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01360-18.

Classical swine fever virus p7 protein interacts with host protein CAMLG and regulates calcium permeability at the endoplasmic reticulum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gladue, D.P., Largo, E., Holinka-Patterson, L.G., Ramirez-Medina, E., Vuono, E.A., Berggren, K., Risatti, G.R., Nieva, J.L., Borca, M.V. 2018. Classical swine fever virus p7 protein interacts with host protein CAMLG and regulates calcium permeability at the endoplasmic reticulum. Virus Research. 10(9):E460. https://doi.org/10.3390/v10090460.

CRISPR/Cas gene editing of a large DNA virus: African Swine Fever Virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Borca, M.V., Berggren, K., Ramirez, E., Vuono, E., Gladue, D.P. 2018. CRISPR/Cas gene editing of a large DNA virus: African Swine Fever Virus. Bio-protocol. 8(16). https://doi.org/10.21769/BioProtoc.2978.

Phylodynamics of parapoxvirus genus in Mexico (2007–2011) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Velazquez-Salinas, L., Ramirez-Medina, E., Bracht, A.J., Hole, K., Brito, B., Gladue, D.P., Carillo, C. 2018. Phylodynamics of parapoxvirus genus in Mexico (2007–2011). Infection, Genetics and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2018.07.005 .

The L83L ORF of African swine fever virus strain Georgia encodes for a non-essential gene that interacts with host protein IL-1ß Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Borca, M.V., O'Donnell, V., Holinka-Patterson, L.G., Ramirez, E., Vuono, E., Berggren, K., Alfano, M., Carey, L.B., Richt, J.A., Risatti, G.R., Gladue, D.P. 2018. The L83L ORF of African swine fever virus strain Georgia encodes for a non-essential gene that interacts with host protein IL-1ß. Virus Research. 249:116-123. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virusres.2018.03.017.

ICTV Virus taxonomy profile: Asfarviridae Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Alonso, C., Borca, M.V., Dixon, L., Revilla, Y., Rodriguez, F., Escribano, J.M. 2018. ICTV Virus taxonomy profile: Asfarviridae. Journal of General Virology. 99:613-614. https://doi.org/10.1099/jgv.0.001049.

CRISPR-Cas9, a tool to efficiently increase the development of recombinant African swine fever viruses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Borca, M.V., Holinka-Patterson, L.G., Berggren, K., Gladue, D.P. 2018. CRISPR-Cas9, a tool to efficiently increase the development of recombinant African swine fever viruses. Scientific Reports. 8(3154). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-21575-8.

Systemic antibodies administered by passive immunization prevent generalization of the infection by foot-and-mouth disease virus in cattle after oronasal challenge Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barrionuevo, F., Di Giacomo, S., Bucafusco, D., Ayude, A., Schammas, J., Miraglia, M.C., Capozzo, A., Borca, M.V., Perez-Filgueira, M. 2018. Systemic antibodies administered by passive immunization prevent generalization of the infection by foot-and-mouth disease virus in cattle after oronasal challenge. Virology. 518:143-151. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virol.2018.02.012.

Mutation-induced changes of transmembrane pore size revealed by combined ion-channel conductance and single vesicle permeabilization analyses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Largo, E., Gladue, D.P., Aguilella, V.M., Alcaraz, A., Borca, M.V., Nieva, J.L. 2018. Mutation-induced changes of transmembrane pore size revealed by combined ion-channel conductance and single vesicle permeabilization analyses. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 1860:1015-1021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbamem.2018.01.012.

Early protection events in swine immunized with an experimental live attenuated classical swine fever marker vaccine, FlagT4G - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holinka-Patterson, L.G., O'Donnell, V., Risatti, G., Azzinaro, P.A., Arzt, J., Stenfeldt, C., Velazquez-Salinas, L., Gladue, D.P., Borca, M.V. 2017. Early protection events in swine immunized with an experimental live attenuated classical swine fever marker vaccine, FlagT4G. PLoS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177433.

Development of a fluorescent ASFV strain that retains the ability to cause disease in swine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Borca, M.V., O'Donnell, V., Holinka-Patterson, L.G., Sanford, B., Azzinaro, P.A., Risatti, G., Gladue, D.P. 2017. Development of a fluorescent ASFV strain that retains the ability to cause disease in swine. Nature Scientific Reports. 7:46747. doi: 10.1038/srep46747.