Microorganisms Research

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Bioactive Natural Products 
Harnessing this natural 'arsenal' for agriculture and medicine.



2016 AgResearch Faculty Awards, 10/6/2016


Recent Publications

Degradation of triclosan by environmental microbial consortia and by axenic cultures of microorganisms with concerns to waste water treatment Chen, X.J., J. Zhuang, and K. Bester.  2018.  Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 102(13), 5403-5417.

Microorganisms isolated from subclinical intramammary infections present in dairy cattle from the southeast United States.  Enger, K., C. Petersson-Wolfe, R. A. Almeida, D. T. Nolan, P. D. Krawczel, J. Bewley, A. E. Stone, S. H. Ward, S. P. Oliver, and G. M. Pighetti.  2018.  Journal of Dairy Science, 101:285.

Bioactive natural products in plant disease control Gwinn, K. D.  2018.  Studies in Natural Product Chemistry, Studies in Natural Products Chemistry Vol. 56:229-246. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-444-64058-1.00007-8. Copyright: Elsevier 2018 Published: 1st February 2018 Elsevier Editors: Atta-ur-Rahman. [Abstract]

Purification and behavior of proteins and membrane-associated peptides through extraction via Winsor-III systems into bicontinuous microemulsions.  Hayes, D. G., R. Ye, V. S. Urban, N. M. O'Neill, S. V. Pingali, V. Sharma, and R. N. Dunlap.  2018.  22nd International Symposium on Surfactants in Solutions Conference, Norman, OK, 3-8 June, 2018. [Abstract]

Microorganisms isolated from subclinical intramammary infections present in cattle managed on organic dairy farms in the southeast United States.  Pighetti, G. M., V. L. Couture, H. R. Bailey, A. Rius, P. D. Krawczel, and S. R. Smith.  2018.  Journal of Dairy Science, 101:286.

Dietary Copper and Silver Nanoparticles Fail to Alter the Gut Microbiota of Rainbow Trout.  Strange, R. J., T. B. Henry, and N. Brand-Lavridsen.  2018.  American Fisheries Society, Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, August 19-23, Atlantic City, NJ. [Abstract]

Fatty Acids-Based Surfactants and their Uses Hayes, D. G.  2017.  Fatty Acids: Chemistry, Synthesis, and Applications, edited by Moghis Ahmad, Amsterdam, Elsevier, pp. 355-384. [Abstract]

Analysis of the time course of degradation for fully biobased nonwoven agricultural mulches in compost-enriched soil Dharmalingham, S., D. G. Hayes, L. C. Wadsworth, and R. N. Dunlap.  2016.  Textile Research Journal, 86 (13), 1343-1355. [Abstract]

The Effect of a Novel Low Temperature-Short Time (LTST) Process to Extend the Shelf-Life of Fluid Milk Myer, P., K. R. Parker, A. T. Kanach, T. Zhu, M. T. Morgan, and B. M. Applegate.  2016.  SpringerPlus. [Abstract]

Dynamics and distribution of 13C-labeled straw carbon by microorganisms as affected by soil fertility levels in the Black Soil region of Northeast China An, T., S. M. Schaeffer, J. Zhuang, M. A. Radosevich, and et al.  2015.  Biology and Fertility of Soils, 51, 605-613.

Concentrated ethanol-derived switchgrass extractives inhibit plant and foodborne pathogens Bruce, A., H. B. Korotkin, B. H. Ownley, J. Tao, L. M. Kline, N. Labbe, K. D. Gwinn, D. H. D'Souza, and N. Moustaid-Moussa.  2015.  Phytopathology, 105(Suppl. 4):S4.20, Annual Meeting, American Phytopathological Society. August 1-5, Pasadena, CA. [Abstract]

Soil degradation of polylactic acid/polyhydroxyalkanoate-based nonwoven mulches Dharmalingam, S., D. G. Hayes, L. C. Wadsworth, R. N. Dunlap, J. M. DeBruyn, J. Lee, and A. L. Wszelaki.  2015.  Journal of Polymers and the Environment, 23(3): 302-315. [Abstract]