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    • Transgenic citrange troyer rootstocks overexpressing antimicrobial potato snakin-1 show reduced citrus canker disease symptoms 

      Conti, Gabriela; Gardella, Victoria; Vandecaveye, Melina Antonella; Gomez, Claudio Andres; Joris, Giovanna Lujan; Hauteville, Claudia; Burdyn, Lourdes; Almasia, Natalia Ines; Nahirñak, Vanesa; Vazquez Rovere, Cecilia; Gochez, Alberto Martin; Furman, Nicolas; Lezcano, Cecilia Carolina; Kobayashi, Ken; García, María Laura; Canteros, Blanca Isabel; Hopp, Horacio Esteban; Reyes, Carina Andrea (Elsevier, 2020-12)
      Citrus canker is a major disease caused by Xanthomonas citri pv. citri. Snakin-1 is an antimicrobial peptide, which was previously shown to be effective against different bacterial and fungal diseases in potato, wheat and ...
    • Potato snakin‑1: an antimicrobial player of the trade‑off between host defense and development 

      Almasia, Natalia Ines; Nahirñak, Vanesa; Hopp, Horacio Esteban; Vazquez Rovere, Cecilia (Springer, 2020-07)
      Snakin-1 (SN1) from potato is a cysteine-rich antimicrobial peptide with high evolutionary conservation. It has 63 amino acid residues, 12 of which are cysteines capable of forming six disulfide bonds. SN1 localizes in the ...
    • Detection of Mycobacterium bovis–infected dairy herds using PCR in bulk tank milk samples 

      Zumarraga, Martin Jose; Soutullo, Adriana; Garcia, Maria Ines; Marini, M. Rocío; Abdala, Alejandro Ariel; Tarabla, Hector Dante; Echaide, Susana T. de; Lopez, Marcela; Zervini, Elsa; Canal, Ana María; Cataldi, Angel Adrian (Mary Ann Liebert Inc., 2012-02)
      Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is a chronic and zoonotic disease due to Mycobacterium bovis. The tuberculosis eradication campaign carried out in Argentina has considerably improved the health situation of the herds. Here we ...
    • Understanding the relationship between Mycobacterium bovis spoligotypes from cattle in Latin American Countries 

      Zumarraga, Martin Jose; Arriaga, Camila; Barandiaran, Soledad; Cobos-Marín, Laura; de Waard, Jacobus; Estrada-Garcia, Iris; Figueiredo, Telma; Figueroa, Alvaro; Gimenez, Francisco; Gomes, Harrison M.; Gonzalez-y-Merchand, Jorge A.; Macías, Analía; Milián-Suazo, Feliciano; Rodríguez, Cesar Alejandro Rosales; Santillán, Marco Antonio; Suffys, Philip Noel; Trangoni, Marcos David; Zarraga, Ana Maria; Cataldi, Angel Adrian (Elsevier, 2013-02)
      Spoligotyping is the most frequently used method for genotyping isolates of Mycobacterium bovis worldwide. In the current work, we compared spoligotypes from 1684 M. bovis isolates from Argentina (816), Brazil (412), Chile ...
    • La genómica de las micobacterias 

      Viale, Mariana; Zumarraga, Martin Jose; Araujo, Flabio Ribeiro de; Zarraga, Ana Maria; Cataldi, Angel Adrian; Romano, Maria Isabel; Bigi, Fabiana (Office International des Epizooties, 2016)
      Las especies Mycobacterium bovis y Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis son los agentes causales de la tuberculosis y la paratuberculosis en animales, respectivamente. Además, ambas micobacterias, pero fundamentalmente ...
    • LAMP technology: Rapid identification of Brucella and Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis 

      Trangoni, Marcos David; Gioffre, Andrea; Ceron Cucchi, Maria Esperanza; Caimi, Karina Cynthia; Ruybal, Paula; Zumarraga, Martin Jose; Cravero, Silvio Lorenzo Pedro (Sociedade Brasileira de Microbiologia, 2015-06)
      In this study, we developed new sets of primers to detect Brucella spp. and M. avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) through isothermal amplification. We selected a previously well-characterized target gene, bscp31, specific ...
    • Use of touch-down polymerase chain reaction to enhance the sensitivity of Mycobacterium bovis detection 

      Zumarraga, Martin Jose; Meikle, Virginia; Bernardelli, Amelia; Abdala, Alejandro Ariel; Tarabla, Hector Dante; Romano, Maria Isabel; Cataldi, Angel Adrian (Sage Publications, 2005-05)
      The confirmatory diagnosis of Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis) in animal samples is carried out by culture in Stonebrink media. However, culture is very slow because of the extremely long duplication time of the bacillus and ...
    • Mycobacterium bovis infection in a horse with granulomatous enterocolitis 

      Sarradell, Javier E.; Alvarez, Julio; Biscia, Mariana; Zumarraga, Martin Jose; Wunschmann, Arno; Armien, Aníbal G.; Perez, Andrés M. (Sage Publications, 2015-03)
      A 2-year-old dappled Percheron horse had a wasting condition that did not respond to antibiotic treatments and ultimately resulted in death. Thickening of the wall of the large colon and enlargement of the mesenteric lymph ...
    • Mycobacterium intracellulare infection in a capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) 

      Pezzone, Natalia; Eberhardt, Ayelén; Fernandez, Analía; Garbaccio, Sergio Gabriel; Zumarraga, Martin Jose; Gioffre, Andrea; Magni, Carolina; Beldomenico, Pablo Martín; Marini, M. Rocío; Canal, Ana María (American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, 2013-12)
      This report describes the first case of Mycobacterium intracellulare infection with typical granulomatous lesions of mycobacteriosis in a capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris). The individual was a captive-bred young female, ...
    • Patterns and processes of mycobacterium bovis evolution revealed by phylogenomic analyses 

      Patané, José S. L.; Martins Jr, Joaquim; Castelão, Ana Beatriz C.; Nishibe, Christiane; Montera, Luciana; Bigi, Fabiana; Zumarraga, Martin Jose; Cataldi, Angel Adrian; Fonseca Junior, Antônio; Roxo, Eliana; Osório, Ana Luiza Alves Rosa; Jorge, Klaudia dos Santos Goncalves; Thacker, Tyler C.; Almeida, Nalvo F.; Araujo, Flabio Ribeiro de; Setubal, Joâo C. (Oxford University Press, 2017-03)
      Mycobacterium bovis is an important animal pathogen worldwide that parasitizes wild and domesticated vertebrate livestock as well as humans. A comparison of the five M. bovis complete genomes from the United Kingdom, South ...
    • Draft genome sequence of Mycobacterium bovis 04-303, a highly virulent strain from Argentina 

      Nishibe, Christiane; Canevari Castelão, Ana Beatriz; Dalla Costa, Ricardo; Pinto, Beatriz Jeronimo; Varuzza, Leonardo; Cataldi, Angel Adrian; Bernardelli, Amelia; Bigi, Fabiana; Blanco, Federico Carlos; Zumarraga, Martin Jose; Almeida, Nalvo Franco; Araujo, Flabio Ribeiro de (American Society for Microbiology, 2013-11)
      Mycobacterium bovis strain 04-303 was isolated from a wild boar living in a free-ranging field in Argentina. This work reports the draft genome sequence of this highly virulent strain and the genomic comparison of its major ...
    • Fitness of drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis and the impact on the transmission among household contacts 

      Morcillo, Nora; Imperiale, Belen Rocio; Di Giulio, Angela Beatríz; Zumarraga, Martin Jose; Takif, Howard; Cataldi, Angel Adrian (Elsevier, 2014-12)
      There has been an on-going debate on whether the development of drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis reduces its relative fitness and its ability to cause disease. The aim of this study was to explore this ...
    • Pre-columbian mycobacterial genomes reveal seals as a source of new world human tuberculosis 

      Bos, Kirsten I.; Harkins, Kelly M.; Herbig, Alexander; Coscolla, Mireia; Weber, Nico; Comas, Iñaki; Forrest, Stephen A.; Bryant, Josephine M.; Harris, Simon R.; Schuenemann, Verena J.; Campbell, Tessa J.; Majander, Kerrtu; Wilbur, Alicia K.; Guichon, Ricardo A.; Steadman, Dawnie L. Wolfe; Cook, Della Collins; Niemann, Stefan; Behr, Marcel A.; Zumarraga, Martin Jose; Bastida, Ricardo; Huson, Daniel; Nieselt, Kay; Young, Douglas; Parkhill, Julian; Buikstra, Jane E.; Gagneux, Sebastien; Stone, Anne C.; Krause, Johannes (Springer Nature, 2014-08)
      Modern strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from the Americas are closely related to those from Europe, supporting the assumption that human tuberculosis was introduced post-contact1. This notion, however, is incompatible ...
    • Mycobacterium bovis Dmce2 double deletion mutant protects cattle against challenge with virulent M. bovis 

      Blanco, Federico Carlos; Bianco, María Veronica; Garbaccio, Sergio Gabriel; Meikle, Virginia; Gravisaco, María José; Montenegro, Valeria Noely; Alfonseca, Edgar; Singh, Mahavir G.; Barandiaran, Soledad; Canal, Ana María; Vagnoni, Lucas Emilio; Buddle, Bryce Malcom; Bigi, Fabiana; Cataldi, Angel Adrian (Elsevier, 2013-05)
      A Mycobacterium bovis strain deleted in mce2A and mce2B genes (M. bovis Δmce2) was tested as an experimental vaccine in cattle challenged with a virulent M. bovis strain. Three-and-a-half-month old calves (n = 5 to 6 per ...
    • Mycobacterioses in dogs and cats from Buenos Aires, Argentina 

      Barandiaran, Soledad; Martinez Vivot, Marcela; Falzoni, Elvira; Marfil, Maria Jimena; Perez Tort, Gabriela; Rovatti, Paula; Fernandez, Mónica; Iachini, Ricardo; Satek, Fernanda; Duchene, Adriana; Zumarraga, Martin Jose (Sage Publications, 2017-09)
      Mycobacterioses can produce nonspecific clinical signs in dogs and cats that make diagnosis difficult. Furthermore, the full characterization of mycobacterial agents is not always possible or practical. We characterized ...
    • Bovine tuberculosis in domestic pigs: Genotyping and distribution of isolates in Argentina 

      Barandiaran, Soledad; Martinez Vivot, Marcela; Pérez, Andrés M.; Cataldi, Angel Adrian; Zumarraga, Martin Jose (Elsevier, 2015-12)
      Bovine tuberculosis is caused by Mycobacterium bovis and affects primarily cattle, among many other mammal species. In this study, 250 isolates of M. bovis collected from pigs slaughtered in Argentina were typed by ...
    • Tuberculosis in swine co-infected with Mycobacterium avium subsp. hominissuis and Mycobacterium bovis in a cluster from Argentina 

      Barandiaran, Soledad; Pérez, Andrés M.; Gioffre, Andrea; Martinez Vivot, Marcela; Cataldi, Angel Adrian; Zumarraga, Martin Jose (Cambridge University Press, 2015-04)
      In Argentina little is known about the epidemiology of tuberculosis (TB) infection in swine. We characterized the epidemiological dynamics of Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) infection in a swine population of Argentina ...
    • A closed-tube loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for the visual endpoint detection of Brucella spp. and Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis 

      Trangoni, Marcos David; Gioffre, Andrea; Cravero, Silvio Lorenzo Pedro (Springer, 2017-06)
      LAMP (loop-mediated isothermal amplification) is an isothermal nucleic acid amplification technique that is characterized by its efficiency, rapidity, high yield of final product, robustness, sensitivity, and specificity, ...
    • Synergic activity of Cel8Pa β-1,4 endoglucanase and Bg1Pa β-glucosidase from Paenibacillus xylanivorans A59 in beta-glucan conversio 

      Ghio, Silvina; Bradanini, María B.; Garrido, Mercedes Maria; Ontañon, Ornella Mailen; Piccinni, Florencia Elizabeth; Marrero Diaz De Vill, Rubén; Talia, Paola Mónica; Campos, Eleonora (Elsevier, 2020-12)
      In the efficient bioconversion of polysaccharides from lignocellulosic biomass, endoglucanases and β-glucosidases are key enzymes for the deconstruction of β-glucans. In this work, we focused on a GH8 endoglucanase ...
    • Development, characterization and experimental validation of a cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) gene expression oligonucleotide microarray 

      Fernandez, Paula Del Carmen; Soria, Marcelo Abel; Blesa, David; Di Rienzo, Julio A.; Moschen, Sebastian Nicolas; Rivarola, Maximo Lisandro; Clavijo, Bernardo; Gonzalez, Sergio; Peluffo, Lucila; Principi, Dario; Dosio, Guillermo; Aguirrezabal, Luis; García-García, Francisco; Conesa, Ana; Hopp, Horacio Esteban; Dopazo, Joaquín; Heinz, Ruth Amelia; Paniego, Norma Beatriz (PLOS One, 2012-10)
      Oligonucleotide-based microarrays with accurate gene coverage represent a key strategy for transcriptional studies in orphan species such as sunflower, H. annuus L., which lacks full genome sequences. The goal of this study ...