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2011

Adhesin-encoding genes from Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli are more prevalent in atypical than in typical enteropathogenic E. coli

Gomes, T. A. T., Hernandes, R. T., Torres, A. G., Salvador, F. A., Guth, B. E. C., Vaz, T. M. I., Irino, K., Silva, R. M. & Vieira, M. A. M., Sep 2011, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 49, 9, p. 3334-3337 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Development of reagents and assays for the detection of pathogenic Burkholderia species

Qazi, O., Rani, M., Gnanam, A. J., Cullen, T. W., Stead, C. M., Kensing, H., McCaul, K., Ngugi, S., Prior, J. L., Lipka, A., Nagy, J. M., Whitlock, G. C., Judy, B. M., Harding, S. V., Titball, R. W., Sidhu, S. S., Trent, M. S., Kitto, G. B., Torres, A., Estes, D. M. & 3 others, Iverson, B., Georgiou, G. & Brown, K. A., Jan 17 2011, In : Faraday Discussions. 149, p. 23-36 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Host S-nitrosylation inhibits clostridial small molecule-activated glucosylating toxins

Savidge, T. C., Urvil, P., Oezguen, N., Ali, K., Choudhury, A., Acharya, V., Pinchuk, I., Torres, A. G., English, R. D., Wiktorowicz, J. E., Loeffelholz, M., Kumar, R., Shi, L., Nie, W., Braun, W., Herman, B., Hausladen, A., Feng, H., Stamler, J. S. & Pothoulakis, C., Sep 2011, In : Nature Medicine. 17, 9, p. 1136-1142 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Scopus citations

In vivo bio luminescence imaging of burkholderia mallei respiratory infection and treatment in the mouse model

Massey, S., Johnston, K., Mott, T. M., Judy, B. M., Kvitko, B. H., Schweizer, H. P., Estes, D. M. & Torres, A. G., Jan 1 2011, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 2, AUG

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Long polar fimbriae of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 bind to extracellular matrix proteins

Farfan, M. J., Cantero, L., Vidal, R., Botkin, D. J. & Torres, A. G., Sep 2011, In : Infection and immunity. 79, 9, p. 3744-3750 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Protective antigens against glanders identified by expression library immunization

Whitlock, G. C., Robida, M. D., Judy, B. M., Qazi, O., Brown, K. A., Deeraksa, A., Taylor, K., Massey, S., Loskutov, A., Borovkov, A. Y., Brown, K., Cano, J. A., Magee, D. M., Torres, A. G., Estes, D. M. & Sykes, K. F., 2011, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 2, NOV

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Regulatory control of the Escherichia coli O157:H7 lpf1 operon by H-NS and Ler

Rojas-López, M., Arenas-Hernández, M. M. P., Medrano-López, A., Martínez De La Peña, C. F., Puente, J. L., Martínez-Laguna, Y. & Torres, A. G., Apr 2011, In : Journal of bacteriology. 193, 7, p. 1622-1632 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2012

A double, long polar fimbria mutant of Escherichia coli O157:H7 expresses curli and exhibits reduced in vivo colonization

Lloyd, S. J., Ritchie, J. M., Rojas-Lopez, M., Blumentritt, C. A., Popov, V. L., Greenwich, J. L., Waldor, M. K. & Torres, A. G., Mar 2012, In : Infection and immunity. 80, 3, p. 914-920 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Clinical implications of enteroadherent escherichia coli

Arenas-Hernández, M. M. P., Martínez-Laguna, Y. & Torres, A. G., Oct 1 2012, In : Current gastroenterology reports. 14, 5, p. 386-394 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

21 Scopus citations
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22 Scopus citations

Fimbriation and curliation in escherichia coli O157:H7 a paradigm of intestinal and environmental colonization

Lloyd, S. J., Ritchie, J. M. & Torres, A. G., 2012, In : Gut Microbes. 3, 3, p. 272-276 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Identification of coli surface antigen 23, a novel adhesin of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli

Del Canto, F., Botkin, D. J., Valenzuela, P., Popov, V., Ruiz-Perez, F., Nataro, J. P., Levine, M. M., Stine, O. C., Pop, M., Torres, A. G. & Vidal, R., Aug 1 2012, In : Infection and immunity. 80, 8, p. 2791-2801 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Immunomodulation for gastrointestinal infections

Cieza, R. J., Cao, A. T., Cong, Y. & Torres, A. G., Mar 1 2012, In : Expert Review of Anti-Infective Therapy. 10, 3, p. 391-400 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

20 Scopus citations

In vivo bioluminescence imaging of Escherichia coli O104:H4 and role of aerobactin during colonization of a mouse model of infection

Torres, A. G., Cieza, R. J., Rojas-Lopez, M., Blumentritt, C. A., Souza, C. S., Johnston, R. K., Strockbine, N., Kaper, J. B., Sbrana, E. & Popov, V. L., Jun 22 2012, In : BMC Microbiology. 12, 112.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Molecular mechanisms that mediate colonization of shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strains

Farfan, M. J. & Torres, A. G., Mar 2012, In : Infection and immunity. 80, 3, p. 903-913 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

89 Scopus citations

Polysaccharide specific monoclonal antibodies provide passive protection against intranasal challenge with burkholderia pseudomallei

AuCoin, D. P., Reed, D. E., Marlenee, N. L., Bowen, R. A., Thorkildson, P., Judy, B. M., Torres, A. G. & Kozel, T. R., Apr 17 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 4, e35386.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Prophylactic application of CpG oligonucleotides augments the early host response and confers protection in acute melioidosis

Judy, B. M., Taylor, K., Deeraksa, A., Johnston, R. K., Endsley, J. J., Vijayakumar, S., Aronson, J. F., Estes, D. M. & Torres, A. G., Mar 20 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 3, e34176.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Recent progress in melioidosis and glanders

Torres, A. G. & Steinmetz, I., 2012, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 3, APR

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2013

Advances in the development of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli vaccines using murine models of infection

Garcia-Angulo, V. A., Kalita, A. & Torres, A. G., Jun 5 2013, In : Vaccine. 31, 32, p. 3229-3235 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

32 Scopus citations

Hybrid and potentially pathogenic Escherichia coli strains

Garcia-Angulo, V. A., Farfan, M. J. & Torres, A., Aug 5 2013, Escherichia coli: Pathotypes and Principles of Pathogenesis: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 331-359 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Identification and characterization of ribN, a novel family of riboflavin transporters from rhizobium leguminosarum and other proteobacteria

García Angulo, V. A., Bonomi, H. R., Posadas, D. M., Serer, M. I., Torres, A. G., Zorreguieta, Á. & Goldbaum, F. A., 2013, In : Journal of bacteriology. 195, 20, p. 4611-4619 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Monitoring therapeutic treatments against Burkholderia infections using imaging techniques

Mott, T. M., Johnston, R. K., Vijayakumar, S., Estes, D. M., Motamedi, M., Sbrana, E., Endsley, J. J. & Torres, A. G., May 23 2013, In : Pathogens. 2, 2, p. 383-401 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Restrictive streptomycin resistance mutations decrease the formation of attaching and effacing lesions in escherichia coli O157:H7 strains

Chen, C., Blumentritt, C. A., Curtis, M. M., Sperandio, V., Torres, A. G. & Dudley, E. G., Sep 2013, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 57, 9, p. 4260-4266 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

The long polar fimbriae of STEC O157: H7 induce expression of pro-inflammatory markers by intestinal epithelial cells

Farfan, M. J., Cantero, L., Vergara, A., Vidal, R. & Torres, A. G., Mar 15 2013, In : Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 152, 1-2, p. 126-131 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

The long polar fimbriae operon and its flanking regions in bovine Escherichia coli O157: H43 and STEC O136: H12 strains

Sváb, D., Galli, L., Horváth, B., Maróti, G., Dobrindt, U., Torres, A. G., Rivas, M. & Tóth, I., Jun 2013, In : Pathogens and disease. 68, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2014

A Burkholderia pseudomallei outer membrane vesicle vaccine provides protection against lethal sepsis

Nieves, W., Petersen, H., Judy, B. M., Blumentritt, C. A., Russell-Lodrigue, K., Roy, C. J., Torres, A. G. & Morici, L. A., May 2014, In : Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 21, 5, p. 747-754 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Comparative Burkholderia pseudomallei natural history virulence studies using an aerosol murine model of infection

Massey, S., Yeager, L. A., Blumentritt, C. A., Vijayakumar, S., Sbrana, E., Peterson, J. W., Brasel, T., Leduc, J. W., Endsley, J. J. & Torres, A. G., Mar 7 2014, In : Scientific reports. 4, 4305.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Comparative genomics and immunoinformatics approach for the identification of vaccine candidates for enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7

García-Angulo, V. A., Kalita, A., Kalita, M., Lozano, L. & Torres, A. G., May 2014, In : Infection and immunity. 82, 5, p. 2016-2026 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli adhesins

McWilliams, B. D. & Torres, A., 2014, In : Microbiology spectrum. 2, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

Environmental regulation of the long polar fimbriae 2 of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157: H7

Arenas-Hernández, M. M., Rojas-López, M., Medrano-López, A., Nuñez-Reza, K. J., Puente, J. L., Martínez-Laguna, Y. & Torres, A. G., Aug 2014, In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 357, 2, p. 105-114 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Microbial-Based and Material-Based Vaccine Delivery Systems

Torres, A., Rudra, J. S. & Milligan, G., Dec 9 2014, Vaccinology: An Essential Guide. Wiley Blackwell, p. 127-151 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Recent advances in adherence and invasion of pathogenic Escherichia coli

Kalita, A., Hu, J. & Torres, A. G., Oct 2014, In : Current opinion in infectious diseases. 27, 5, p. 459-464 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

30 Scopus citations
2015

A gold nanoparticle-linked glycoconjugate vaccine against Burkholderia mallei

Gregory, A. E., Judy, B. M., Qazi, O., Blumentritt, C. A., Brown, K. A., Shaw, A. M., Torres, A. G. & Titball, R. W., Feb 1 2015, In : Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine. 11, 2, p. 447-456 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Characterization of the Burkholderia mallei tonB mutant and its potential as a backbone strain for vaccine development

Mott, T. M., Vijayakumar, S., Sbrana, E., Endsley, J. J. & Torres, A. G., Jun 26 2015, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 9, 6, e0003863.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Consensus on the development of vaccines against naturally acquired melioidosis

Limmathurotsakul, D., Funnell, S. G. P., Torres, A. G., Morici, L. A., Brett, P. J., Dunachie, S., Atkins, T., Altmann, D. M., Bancroft, G. & Peacock, S. J., Jun 1 2015, In : Emerging infectious diseases. 21, 6, p. e1-e7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli: Foe or innocent bystander?

Hu, J. & Torres, A. G., Aug 1 2015, In : Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 21, 8, p. 729-734 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

65 Scopus citations

Exploiting the power of OMICS approaches to produce E. Coli O157 vaccines

Kalita, A., Kalita, M. & Torres, A. G., Jan 26 2015, In : Gut Microbes. 5, 6, p. 770-774 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Extensive identification of bacterial riboflavin transporters and their distribution across bacterial species

Gutiérrez-Preciado, A., Torres, A. G., Merino, E., Bonomi, H. R., Goldbaum, F. A. & García-Angulo, V. A., May 4 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 5, e0126124.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Finding regulators associated with the expression of the long polar fimbriae in enteropathogenic Escherichia coli

Hu, J., Ross, B. N., Cieza, R. J. & Torres, A., 2015, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 197, 23, p. 3658-3665 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Protection of non-human primates against glanders with a gold nanoparticle glycoconjugate vaccine

Torres, A. G., Gregory, A. E., Hatcher, C. L., Vinet-Oliphant, H., Morici, L. A., Titball, R. W. & Roy, C. J., Jan 29 2015, In : Vaccine. 33, 5, p. 686-692 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Recent Advances in Burkholderia mallei and B. pseudomallei Research

Hatcher, C. L., Muruato, L. A. & Torres, A., Jun 1 2015, In : Current Tropical Medicine Reports. 2, 2, p. 62-69 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

28 Scopus citations

The Escherichia coli O157: H7 cattle immunoproteome includes outer membrane protein A (OmpA), a modulator of adherence to bovine rectoanal junction squamous epithelial (RSE) cells

Kudva, I. T., Krastins, B., Torres, A. G., Griffin, R. W., Sheng, H., Sarracino, D. A., Hovde, C. J., Calderwood, S. B. & John, M., Jun 1 2015, In : Proteomics. 15, 11, p. 1829-1842 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

The IbeA invasin of adherent-invasive Escherichia coli mediates nteraction with intestinal epithelia and macrophages

Cieza, R. J., Hu, J., Ross, B. N., Sbrana, E. & Torres, A. G., Jan 1 2015, In : Infection and immunity. 83, 5, p. 1904-1918 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

The role of long polar fimbriae in Escherichia coli O104:H4 adhesion and colonization

Ross, B. N., Rojas-Lopez, M., Cieza, R. J., McWilliams, B. D. & Torres, A. G., Oct 30 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 10, e0141845.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2017

Characterization of the Burkholderia cenocepacia TonB mutant as a potential live attenuated vaccine

Pradenas, G. A., Myers, J. N. & Torres, A., Dec 1 2017, In : Vaccines. 5, 4, 33.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Comparing in vitro and in vivo virulence phenotypes of Burkholderia pseudomallei type G strains

Lewis, E. R. G., Kilgore, P. B., Mott, T. M., Pradenas, G. A. & Torres, A. G., Apr 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 4, e0175983.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Escherichia coli diseases in Latin America-a 'One Health' multidisciplinary approach

Torres, A., 2017, In : Pathogens and Disease. 75, 2, ftx012.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Maternal immunity, a way to confer protection against enteropathogenic Escherichia coli

Torres, A., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Jornal de Pediatria.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations