Bullet Blender Publications: Viral Extraction

Studies that used the Bullet Blender® to extract live virus from tissues or other samples.

Kumar, M., Belcaid, M., & Nerurkar, V. R. (2016). Identification of host genes leading to West Nile virus encephalitis in mice brain using RNA-seq analysis. Scientific Reports, 6. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep26350
Luethy, L. N., Erickson, A. K., Jesudhasan, P. R., Ikizler, M., Dermody, T. S., & Pfeiffer, J. K. (2016). Comparison of three neurotropic viruses reveals differences in viral dissemination to the central nervous system. Virology, 487, 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virol.2015.09.019
Marvin, S. A., Huerta, C. T., Sharp, B., Freiden, P., Cline, T. D., & Schultz-Cherry, S. (2015). Type I Interferon Response Limits Astrovirus Replication and Protects Against Increased Barrier Permeability in vitro and in vivo. Journal of Virology, JVI.02367-15. https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.02367-15
Fros, J. J., Geertsema, C., Vogels, C. B., Roosjen, P. P., Failloux, A.-B., Vlak, J. M., Koenraadt, C. J., Takken, W., & Pijlman, G. P. (2015). West Nile Virus: High Transmission Rate in North-Western European Mosquitoes Indicates Its Epidemic Potential and Warrants Increased Surveillance. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9(7), e0003956. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003956
Kumar, M., Roe, K., O’Connell, M., & Nerurkar, V. R. (2015). Induction of virus-specific effector immune cell response limits virus replication and severe disease in mice infected with non-lethal West Nile virus Eg101 strain. Journal of Neuroinflammation, 12(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12974-015-0400-y
Fros, J. J., Miesen, P., Vogels, C. B., Gaibani, P., Sambri, V., Martina, B. E., Koenraadt, C. J., van Rij, R. P., Vlak, J. M., Takken, W., & Pijlman, G. P. (2015). Comparative Usutu and West Nile virus transmission potential by local Culex pipiens mosquitoes in north-western Europe. One Health, 1, 31–36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.onehlt.2015.08.002
Palomares, R. A., Sakamoto, K., Walz, H. L., Brock, K. V., & Hurley, D. J. (2015). Acute infection with bovine viral diarrhea virus of low or high virulence leads to depletion and redistribution of WC1+ γδ T cells in lymphoid tissues of beef calves. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 167(3–4), 190–195. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetimm.2015.07.016
Kang, S., Shields, A. R., Jupatanakul, N., & Dimopoulos, G. (2014). Suppressing Dengue-2 Infection by Chemical Inhibition of Aedes aegypti Host Factors. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 8(8), e3084. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003084
Jupatanakul, N., Sim, S., & Dimopoulos, G. (2014). Aedes aegypti ML and Niemann-Pick type C family members are agonists of dengue virus infection. Developmental & Comparative Immunology, 43(1), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dci.2013.10.002
Kumar, M., Roe, K., Nerurkar, P. V., Orillo, B., Thompson, K. S., Verma, S., & Nerurkar, V. R. (2014). Reduced immune cell infiltration and increased pro-inflammatory mediators in the brain of Type 2 diabetic mouse model infected with West Nile virus. Journal of Neuroinflammation, 11(1), 80. https://doi.org/10.1186/1742-2094-11-80
Safronetz, D., Sogoba, N., Lopez, J. E., Maiga, O., Dahlstrom, E., Zivcec, M., Feldmann, F., Haddock, E., Fischer, R. J., Anderson, J. M., Munster, V. J., Branco, L., Garry, R., Porcella, S. F., Schwan, T. G., & Feldmann, H. (2013). Geographic Distribution and Genetic Characterization of Lassa Virus in Sub-Saharan Mali. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 7(12), e2582. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0002582
Erickson, A. K., & Pfeiffer, J. K. (2013). Dynamic Viral Dissemination in Mice Infected with Yellow Fever Virus Strain 17D. Journal of Virology, 87(22), 12392–12397. https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.02149-13
Sim, S., Jupatanakul, N., Ramirez, J. L., Kang, S., Romero-Vivas, C. M., Mohammed, H., & Dimopoulos, G. (2013). Transcriptomic Profiling of Diverse Aedes aegypti Strains Reveals Increased Basal-level Immune Activation in Dengue Virus-refractory Populations and Identifies Novel Virus-vector Molecular Interactions. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 7(7), e2295. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0002295
Choi, J. B., Heo, W. I., Shin, T. Y., Bae, S. M., Kim, W. J., Kim, J. I., Kwon, M., Choi, J. Y., Je, Y. H., Jin, B. R., & Woo, S. D. (2013). Complete genomic sequences and comparative analysis of Mamestra brassicae nucleopolyhedrovirus isolated in Korea. Virus Genes, 47(1), 133–151. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11262-013-0922-2
Kumar, M., Roe, K., Nerurkar, P. V., Namekar, M., Orillo, B., Verma, S., & Nerurkar, V. R. (2012). Impaired Virus Clearance, Compromised Immune Response and Increased Mortality in Type 2 Diabetic Mice Infected with West Nile Virus. PLoS ONE, 7(8), e44682. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0044682
Sim, S., Ramirez, J. L., & Dimopoulos, G. (2012). Dengue Virus Infection of the Aedes aegypti Salivary Gland and Chemosensory Apparatus Induces Genes that Modulate Infection and Blood-Feeding Behavior. PLoS Pathogens, 8(3), e1002631. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1002631
Lancaster, K. Z., & Pfeiffer, J. K. (2011). Mechanisms Controlling Virulence Thresholds of Mixed Viral Populations. Journal of Virology, 85(19), 9778–9788. https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.00355-11
Lancaster, K. Z., & Pfeiffer, J. K. (2010). Limited Trafficking of a Neurotropic Virus Through Inefficient Retrograde Axonal Transport and the Type I Interferon Response. PLoS Pathogens, 6(3), e1000791. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1000791

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