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  • Optimization of cellobiohydrolase production and secretome analysis of Trametes villosa LBM 033 suitable for lignocellulosic bioconversion 

    Coniglio, Romina O.; Fonseca, María I.; Diaz, Gabriela V.; Ontañon, Ornella Mailén; Ghio, Silvina; Campos, Eleonora; Zapata, Pedro Darío (Taylor & Francis, 2019-04)
    The production of bioethanol from lignocellulosic biomass comprises the enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulosic structures by three major cellulases. Among them, cellobiohydrolases are considered to be key enzymes playing ...
  • Identification of four novel DC-SIGN ligands on Mycobacterium bovis BCG 

    Carroll, Maria V.; Sim, Robert B.; Bigi, Fabiana; Jäkel, Anne; Antrobus, Robin; Mitchell, Daniel A. (Springer, 2010-09)
    Dendritic-cell-specific intercellular adhesion molecule-3-grabbing non-integrin (DC-SIGN; CD209) has an important role in mediating adherence of Mycobacteria species, including M. tuberculosis and M. bovis BCG to human ...
  • Surface Display of AcMNPV Occlusion-Derived P74 Does Not Enhance Oral Infectivity of Budded Viruses 

    Alfonso, Victoria; Lopez, Maria Gabriela; Carrillo, Elisa Cristina; Taboga, Oscar Alberto (S. Karger AG, 2012-02)
    Baculovirus occlusion-derived viruses (ODVs) and budded viruses (BVs) are morphologically and functionally distinct. ODVs are responsible for primary infection in insect hosts because of their high per os infectivity. On ...
  • AcMNPV Core Gene ac109 Is Required for Budded Virion Transport to the Nucleus and for Occlusion of Viral Progeny 

    Alfonso, Victoria; Maroniche, Guillermo Andrés; Reca, Sol Rita; Lopez, Maria Gabriela; Del Vas, Mariana; Taboga, Oscar Alberto (Plos One, 2012-09)
    The Autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus (AcMNPV) ac109 core gene has been previously characterized as an essential late gene. Our results showed that budded virions could be detected in supernatants of ...
  • Polyparasitism and zoonotic parasites in dogs from a rural area of the Argentine Chaco 

    Enriquez, Gustavo Fabián; Macchiaverna, Natalia Paula; Argibay, Hernán Darío; Lopez Arias, Ludmila Sol; Farber, Marisa Diana; Gürtler, Ricardo Esteban; Cardinal, Martha Victoria; Garbossa, Graciela (Elsevier, 2019-04)
    Dogs play an important role as reservoirs and hosts of multiple pathogens shared with humans and wildlife, which contribute significantly to the global burden of disease. Here, we assessed the occurrence of a broad range ...
  • Trans-complementation of polyhedrin by a stably transformed Sf9 insect cell line allows occ− baculovirus occlusion and larval per os infectivity 

    López, María Gabriela; Alfonso, Victoria; Carrillo, Elisa Cristina; Taboga, Oscar Alberto (Elsevier, 2010-01-15)
    Oral infection of insect larvae with baculovirus is an advantageous methodology for producing high levels of recombinant proteins and for achieving plague control. However, many recombinant baculoviruses express a foreign ...
  • Experimental selection of long‐term intracellular mycobacteria 

    Vazquez, Cristina Lourdes; Lerner, Thomas R.; Kasmapour, Bahram; Pei, Gang; Gronow, Achim; Bianco, María Veronica; Blanco, Federico Carlos; Bleck, Christopher K.E.; Geffers, Robert; Bigi, Fabiana; Abraham, Wolf-Rainer; Gutierrez, Maximiliano Gabriel (Wiley, 2014-09)
    Some intracellular bacteria are known to cause long‐term infections that last decades without compromising the viability of the host. Although of critical importance, the adaptations that intracellular bacteria undergo ...
  • Detection of Mycobacterium bovis in Bovine and Bubaline tissues using Nested-PCR for TbD1 

    Araújo, Cristina Pires de; Osório, Ana Luiza Alves Rosa; Jorge, Klaudia dos Santos Goncalves; Ramos, Carlos Alberto N.; Filho, Antonio Francisco S.; Vidal, Carlos Eugênio Soto; Roxo, Eliana; Nishibe, Christiane; Almeida Junior, Nalvo Franco de; Júnior, Antônio A. F.; Silva, Marcio Roberto; Neto, Jose Diomedes Barbosa; Cerqueira, Valíria Duarte; Zumarraga, Martin Jose; Araujo, Flabio Ribeiro de (PLOS, 2014-03)
    In the present study, a nested-PCR system, targeting the TbD1 region, involving the performance of conventional PCR followed by real-time PCR, was developed to detect Mycobacterium bovis in bovine/bubaline tissue homogenates. ...
  • Developments in plant-based vaccines against diseases of concern in developing countries 

    Gomez, Evangelina Raquel; Chimeno Zoth, Silvina Andrea; Carrillo, Elisa Cristina; Berinstein, Analia (BENTHAM Open, 2010)
    Vaccination has been extensively used to prevent, eradicate and control infectious diseases. However, the development and implementation of new vaccines remains prohibitively expensive for middle and low income countries where ...
  • Identification of the Apa protein secreted by Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis as a novel fecal biomarker for Johne's disease in cattle 

    da Silva de Souza, Giliane; Rodriguez, Ana Barbara F.; Romano, Maria Isabel; Ribeiro, Efranci Seliprandy; Oelemann, Walter M. R.; da Rocha, David Gitirana; Dias da Silva, Wilmar; Lasunskaia, Elena B. (Oxford University Press, 2018-08)
    Paratuberculosis (PTB) or Johne's disease is a chronic intestinal infection of ruminants, caused by Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. The shedding of mycobacteria in the feces starts at the initial stages and ...
  • A tomato tocopherol-binding protein sheds light on intracellular a-tocopherol metabolism in plants 

    Bermudez Salazar, Luisa; del Pozo, Talía; Lira, Bruno Silvestre; Godoy, Fabiana de; Boos, Irene; Romano, Cecilia; Previtali, Viola; Almeida, Juliana; Brehelin, Claire; Asis, Ramón; Quadrana, Leandro Daniel; Demarco, Diego; Alseekh, Saleh; Salinas Gamboa, Rigel; Perez-Flores, Laura; Dominguez, Pia Guadalupe; Rothan, Christophe; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Gonzalez, Maurıcio; Stocker, Achim; Hemmerle, Andreas; Clausen, Mads Hartving; Carrari, Fernando; Rossi, Magdalena (Oxford University Press, 2018-11)
    Tocopherols are non-polar compounds synthesized in the plastids, which function as major antioxidants of the plant cells and are essential in the human diet. Both the intermediates and final products of the tocopherol ...
  • An inhibitory mechanism of action of coiled‐coil peptides against type three secretion system from enteropathogenic Escherichia coli 

    Larzabal, Mariano; Baldoni, Hector A.; Suvire, Fernando D.; Curto, Lucrecia M.; Gomez, Gabriela E.; Marques Da Silva, Wanderson; Giudicessi, Silvana L.; Camperi, Silvia A.; Delfino, Jose M.; Cataldi, Angel Adrian; Enriz, Daniel (Wiley, 2019-03)
    Human pathogenic gram‐negative bacteria, such as enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC), rely on type III secretion systems (T3SS) to translocate virulence factors directly into host cells. The coiled‐coil domains present ...
  • Mal de Río Cuarto virus infection causes hormone imbalance and sugar accumulation in wheat leaves 

    De Haro, Luis Alejandro; Arellano, Sofía Maité; Novak, Ondrej; Feil, Regina; Dumon, Analia Delfina; Mattio, Maria Fernanda; Tarkowska, Danuse; Llauger, Gabriela; Strnad, Miroslav; Lunn, John Edward; Pearce, Stephen; Figueroa, Carlos María; Del Vas, Mariana (BMC, 2019-03)
    Background; Mal de Río Cuarto virus (MRCV) infects several monocotyledonous species including maize and wheat. Infected plants show shortened internodes, partial sterility, increased tillering and reduced root length. To ...
  • Secretome profile of Cellulomonas sp. B6 growing on lignocellulosic substrates 

    Piccinni, Florencia Elizabeth; Ontañon, Ornella Mailén; Ghio, Silvina; Sauka, Diego Hernan; Talia, Paola Mónica; Rivarola, Maximo Lisandro; Valacco, María Pía; Campos, Eleonora (Wiley; Society for Applied Microbiology, 2018-12)
    Aims: Lignocellulosic biomass deconstruction is a bottleneck for obtaining biofuels and value‐added products. Our main goal was to characterize the secretome of a novel isolate, Cellulomonas sp. B6, when grown on residual ...
  • Clade 8 and clade 6 strains of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from cattle in Argentina have Hypervirulent-Like phenotypes 

    Amigo, Natalia; Mercado, Elsa Cristina; Bentancor, Adriana Beatriz; Singh, Pallavi; Vilte, Daniel Alejandro; Gerhardt, Elizabeth; Zotta, Elsa; Ibarra, Cristina Adriana; Manning, Shannon D.; Larzabal, Mariano; Cataldi, Angel Adrian (PLOS, 2015-06-01)
    The hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) whose main causative agent is enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) O157:H7 is a disease that mainly affects children under 5 years of age. Argentina is the country with the highest ...
  • Snakin-1 affects reactive oxygen species and ascorbic acid levels and hormone balance in potato 

    Nahirñak, Vanesa; Rivarola, Maximo Lisandro; Almasia, Natalia Ines; Barrios Barón, María Pilar; Hopp, Horacio Esteban; Vile, Denis; Paniego, Norma Beatriz; Vazquez Rovere, Cecilia (PLOS, 2019-03-25)
    Snakin-1 is a member of the Solanum tuberosum Snakin/GASA family. We previously demonstrated that Snakin-1 is involved in plant defense to pathogens as well as in plant growth and development, but its mechanism of action ...
  • Tomato Abscisic Acid Stress ripening (ASR) gene family revisited 

    Golan, Ido; Dominguez, Pia Guadalupe; Konrad, Zvia; Shkolnik Inbar, Doron; Carrari, Fernando; Bar Zvi, Dudy (PLOS, 2014-10-13)
    Tomato ABSCISIC ACID RIPENING 1 (ASR1) was the first cloned plant ASR gene. ASR orthologs were then cloned from a large number of monocot, dicot and gymnosperm plants, where they are mostly involved in response to abiotic ...
  • Identification of candidate genes associated with leaf senescence in cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) 

    Moschen, Sebastian; Bengoa Luoni, Sofia Ailin; Paniego, Norma Beatriz; Hopp, Horacio Esteban; Dosio, Guillermo Aníbal Adrián; Fernandez, Paula Del Carmen; Heinz, Ruth Amelia (PLOS, 2014)
    Cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.), an important source of edible vegetable oil, shows rapid onset of senescence, which limits production by reducing photosynthetic capacity under specific growing conditions. ...
  • Crop metabolomics : from diagnostics to assisted breeding 

    Alseekh, Saleh; Bermudez Salazar, Luisa; De Haro, Luis Alejandro; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Carrari, Fernando (Springer, 2018-11)
    Background Until recently, plant metabolomics have provided a deep understanding on the metabolic regulation in individual plants as experimental units. The application of these techniques to agricultural systems subjected ...
  • Silencing of the tomato Sugar Partitioning Affecting protein (SPA) modifies sink strength through a shift in leaf sugar metabolism 

    Bermudez Salazar, Luisa; de Godoy, Fabiana; Baldet, Pierre; Demarco, Diego; Osorio, Sonia; Quadrana, Leandro; Almeida de Souza, Juliana Beatriz; Asis, Ramón; Gibon, Yves; Fernie, Alisdair; Rossi, Maria Magdalena; Carrari, Fernando (Wiley; Society for Experimental Biology, 2014-03)
    Limitations in our understanding about the mechanisms that underlie source-sink assimilate partitioning are increasingly becoming a major hurdle for crop yield enhancement via metabolic engineering. By means of a ...

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