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Diaz-Mendoza, M., D. K. Bideshi, and B. A. Federici. 2012. A 54-kDa protein encoded by pBtoxis is required for parasporal body structural integrity in Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis. Journal of Bacteriology. In press.

 

Barboza-Corona, J. E., H.-W. Park, D. K. Bideshi, and B. A. Federici. 2012. The 60-kDa protein encoded by orf2 in the cry19A operon of Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. jegathesan functions like a C-terminal crystallization domain. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. In press.

 

Diaz-Mendoza, M., D. K. Bideshi, F. Ortego, G. F. Farinos, and B. A. Federici. 2012. The 20-kDa chaperone-like protein of Bacillus thuringiensis spp. israelensis enhances yield, crystal size and solubility of Cry3A. Letters in Applied Microbiology. In press.

 

Carstens, K., J. Anderson, P. Bachman, A. De Schrijver, G. Dively, B. Federici, M. Hamer, M. Gielkens, P. Jensen, W. Lamp, S. Rauschen, G. Ridley, J. Romeis, and A. Waggoner. 2011. Genetically modified crops and aquatic ecosystems: considerations for environmental risk assessment and non-target organism testing. Transgenic Research DOI: 10.1007/s11248-011-9569-8.

 

Lacey, L. A., D.F. Hoffman, and B. A. Federici. 2011. Histopathology and effect on development of the Phop GV on larvae of the potato tubermoth, Phthorimnea opercullea. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 108: 52-55.

 

Swecicka, I., M. Sztchelsha, M. D. Czajkowska, D. K. Bideshi, and B. A. Federici. 2011. Characterization of Bacillus thuringiensis isolates from soil and small mammals that harbour vip3A gene homologues. Biocontrol Science and Technology 21, 461-473.

 

Federici, B. A., H.-W. Park, and D. K. Bideshi. 2010. Overview of the basic biology of Bacillus thuringiensis with emphasis on genetic engineering of bacterial larvicides for mosquito control. The Open Toxinology Journal 3, 154-171.

 

Wirth, M. C., W. E. Walton, and B. A. Federici. 2010. Inheritance patterns, dominance, stability, and allelism of insecticides resistance and cross-resistance in two colonies of Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) selected with Cry toxins from Bacillus thuringiensis susbp. israelensis. Journal of Medical Entomology 47, 814-822. PMID: 20939376.

 

Park, H.-W., D. K. Bideshi, and B. A. Federici. 2010. Properties and applied use of the mosquitocidal bacterium, Bacillus sphaericus. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology 13, 159-168.

 

Federici, B. A., and Y. Bigot. 2010. Evolution of immunosuppressive organelles from DNA viruses in insects. Chapter 14, pp. 229-248. In “Evolutionary Biology – Concepts, Molecular and Morphological Evolution,” (P. Pontarotti, Editor). Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg.

 

Wirth, M. C., W. E. Walton., and B. A. Federici. 2010. Evolution of resistance to the Bacillus sphaericus Bin toxin is phenotypically masked my combination with the mosquiotcidal proteins of Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies israelensis. Environmental Microbiology 12:1154-1160. PMID: 20141538.

 

Shelton, A. M., S. E. Naranjo., J. Romeis, R. L. Hellmich, J. D. Wolt, B. A. Federici, R. Albajes., F. Bigler, E. P. Burgess, G. P. Dively, A. M. Gatehouse, L. A. Malone, LR. Roush, M. Sears, F. Sehnal, N. Ferry, and H. A. Bell. 2009. Appropriate analytical methods are necessary to assess nontarget effects of insecticidal proteins in GM crops through meta-analysis (response to Andow et al. 2009). Environmental Entomology 38:1533-1538. PMID: 20021746.

 

Bigot, Y., S. Renault, J. Nicolas, C. Moundras, C., M. V. Demattei, S. Samain, D. K. Bideshi, and B. A. Federici. 2009. Symbiotic virus at the evolutionary intersection of three types of large DNA viruses; iridoviruses, ascoviruses, and ichnoviruses. PLoS One 4(7):e6397. PMID: 19636425.

 

Shelton, A. M., S. E. Naranjo., J. Romeis, R. L. Hellmich, J. D. Wolt, B. A. Federici, R. Albajes., F. Bigler, E. P. Burgess, G. P. Dively, A. M. Gatehouse, L. A. Malone, LR. Roush, M. Sears, and F. Sehnal. 2009. Setting the record straight: a rebuttal to an erroneous analysis on transgenic insecticidal crops and natural enemies. Transgenic Research 18:317-322. PMID: 19357987.

 

Shively, J. M., G. C. Cannon, S. Heinhorst, J. A. Fuerst, D. A. Bryant, E. Gantt, J. A. Maupin-Furlow, D. Schuler, F. Pfeifer, R. Docampo, C. Dahl, J. Preiss, A. Steinbuchel, and B. A. Federici. 2009. Intracellular structures of Prokaryotes: Inclusions, compartments, and assemblages, pp. 404-424. Encyclopedia of Microbiology. Elsevier Sciences, Amsterdam.

 

Sciocco, A. , D. K. Bideshi, J. J. Johnson, and B. A. Federici. 2009. Nuclear polyhedrosis virus of the western avocado leafroller, Amorbia cuneana: Isolation and characterization of a potential biological control agent. Biological Control 49, 154-159.

 

Tan, Y., T. Spears, D. K. Bideshi, R. Hice, Y. Bigot, and B. A. Federici. 2009. P64, a novel major virion structural protein is involved in condensing and packaging Spodoptera frugiperda ascovirus 1a genomic DNA. Journal of Virology 83, 2708-2714.

 

Park, H.-W., M. Tang, Y. Sakano, and B. A. Federici. 2009. Insertion of a 1.1 kb downstream region from Bacillus sphaericus 2362 into B. sphaericus 2297 decreases Bin toxin synthesis and mosquitocidal activity. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 75, 878-881.

 

Tan, Y., D. K. Bideshi, J. J. Johnson, Y. Bigot, and B. A. Federici. 2009. Proteomic analysis of the structural proteins in the Spodoptera frugiperda ascovirus 1a virion reveals 21 proteins. Journal of General Virology 90, 359-365.

 

Federici, B. A., Y. Bigot, D. K. Bideshi, Y. Tan, and T. Spears. 2009. Ascoviruses: superb manipulators of apoptosis for viral replication and dissemination. Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology 328, 171-196.

 

Federici, B. A. 2009. Pathogens of Insects, pp. 757-765, In “Encyclopedia of Entomology” (V. H. Resh and R. T. Carde, Editors). Elsevier Sciences, Amsterdam.

 

Kapranis, A., B. A. Federici, R. F. Luck and J. J. Johnson. 2009. Cellular immune response of brown soft scale Coccus hesperidum L. (Hemiptera: Coccidae) to eggs of Metaphycus luteolus Timberlake (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae). Biological Control 48, 1-5.

 

Federici, B. A.  1999.  Bacillus thuringiensis in biological control.  1999. In:  T. S. Bellows & T. W. Fisher (eds.), Chapter 21, p. 575-592, Handbook of Biological Control:  Principles and Applications.  Academic Press, San Diego, New York.  1046 p.

 

Bark, Hyun-Woo; Ge, Baoxue; Bauer, Leah S.; Federici, Brian A. 1998.  Optimization of Cry3A yields in Bacillus thuringiensis by use of sporulation-dependent promoters in combination with the STAB-SD mRNA sequence.  Applied and Environ. Microbiology, v.64, n.10, (1998. Oct.):   3932-3938.

 

Bideshi, D K; Hice, R H; Ge, B; Federici, B A.  1998.  Molecular characterization and expression of the Trichoplusia ni granulovirus helicase gene.  J. of General Virology, v.79, n.5, (1998): 1309-1319.

 

Eason, J E; Hice, R H; Johnson, J J; Federici, B A.  1998.  Effects of substituting granulin or a granulin-polyhedrin chimera for polyhedrin on virion occlusion and polyhedral morphology in Autographa californica multinucleocapsid nuclear polyhedrosis virus.  J. of Virology, v.72, n.7, (1998): 6237-6243.

 

Federici, Brian A.; Bauer, Leah S.  1998a.  Cyt1Aa protein of Bacillus thuringiensis is toxic to the cottonwood leaf beetle, Chrysomela scripta, and suppresses high levels of resistance to Cry3Aa.

Applied and Environ. Microbiology, v.64, n.11, (1998. Nov.): 4368-4371.

 

Federici, B A; Eason, J E; Hice, R H; Johnson, J J.  1998b.  Molecular determinants of baculovirus virion occlusion and occlusion body shape. (1998 Meeting of the Soc. for In Vitro Biology, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, May 30-June 4, 1998. )  In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology Animal, v.34, n.3 PART 2, (1998): 13A.

 

Ge, B; Bideshi, D; Moar, W J; Federici, B A. 1998.  Differential effects of helper proteins encoded by the cry2A and cry11A operons on the formation of Cry2A inclusions in Bacillus thuringiensis.  FEMS Microbiology Letters, v.165, n.1, (1998): 35-41.

 

Hamm, John J.; Styler, Eloise L.; Federici, Brian A.  1998.  Comparison of field-collected ascovirus isolates by DNA hybridization host range, and histopathology.  J. of Invertebrate Pathology, v.72, n.2, (1998. Sept.): 138-146.

 

Wirth, Margaret C.; Delecluse, Armelle; Federici, Brian A.; Walton, William, E.  1998. Variable cross-resistance to Cry11B from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. jegathesan in Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) resistant to single or multiple toxins of Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis.  Applied and Environ. Microbiology, v.64, n.11, (1998. Nov.): 4174-4179.

 

Federici, B A; Hice, R H.  1997.  Organization and molecular characterization of genes in the polyhedrin region of the Anagrapha falcifera multinucleocapsid NPV. Archives of Virology, v.142, n.2, (1997): 333-348.

 

Wirth, M C; Georghiou, G P; Federici, B A.  1997. CytA enables CryIV endotoxins of Bacillus thuringiensis to overcome high levels of CryIV resistance in the mosquito, Culex quinquefasciatus.  Proc. of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of

Amer., v.94, n.20, (1997): 10536-10540.

 

Rang, C; Bes, M; Lullien-Pellerin, V; Wu, D; Federici, B A; Frutos, R.  1996.  Influence of the 20-kDa protein from Bacillus thuringiensis ssp. israelensis on the rate of production of truncated Cryl C proteins.  FEMS Microbiology Letters, v.141, n.2-3, (1996): 261-264.

 

Lopez-Meza, J; Federici, B A; Poehner, W J; Martinez-Castillo, A; Ibarra, J  E.  1995a.  Highly mosquitocidal isolates of Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies kenyae and entomocidus from Mexico. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, v.23, n.5, (1995): 461-468.

 

Lopez-Meza, J E; Federici, B A; Johnson, J J; Ibarra, J E.  1995b.  Parasporal body from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kenyae composed of a novel combination of inclusions and Cry proteins. FEMS Microbiology Letters, v.134, n.2-3, (1995): 195-201.

 

Federici, B A.  1995.  The future of microbial insecticides as vector control agents.  J. of the Amer. Mosquito Control Assoc., v.11, n.2 PART 2,: 260-268.

 

Wu, D; Federici, B A.  1995.  Improved production of the insecticidal CryIVD protein in Bacillus thuringiensis using cryIA(c) promoters to express the gene for an associated 20-kDa protein. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, v.42, n.5, (1995): 697-702.

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Wu, D; Johnson, J J; Federici, B A.  1994  Synergism of mosquitocidal toxicity between CytA and CryIVD proteins using inclusions produced from cloned genes of Bacillus thuringiensis. Molecular Microbiology, v.13, n.6, (1994): 965-972.

 

Beckage, N E.  1993.  Parasites and Pathogens of Insects Vol. 1. Parasites.  BECKAGE, N. E., S. N. THOMPSON AND B. A. FEDERICI (ED.). PARASITES AND PATHOGENS OF INSECTS, VOL. 1. PARASITES. XVIII+364P. ACADEMIC PRESS, INC.: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, USA; LONDON, ENGLAND, UK. ISBN 0-12-084441-9. 1993.

 

Beckage, N E.  1993.   Parasites and Pathogens of Insects Vol. 2. Pathogens. BECKAGE, N. E., S. N. THOMPSON AND B. A. FEDERICI (ED.). PARASITES AND PATHOGENS OF INSECTS, VOL. 2. PATHOGENS. XVIII+294P. ACADEMIC PRESS, INC.: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, USA; LONDON, ENGLAND, UK. ISBN 0-12-084442-7.

 

Federici, B A.  1993a.  Insecticidal Bacterial Proteins Identify the Midgut Epithelium as A Source of Novel Target Sites for Insect Control. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology, v.22, n.3-4, (1993): 357-371.

 

Federici, B A.   1993b.  Viral Pathobiology in Relation To Insect Control. BECKAGE, N. E., S. N. THOMPSON AND B. A. FEDERICI (ED.). PARASITES AND PATHOGENS OF INSECTS, VOL. 2. PATHOGENS. XVIII+294P. ACADEMIC PRESS, INC.: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, USA; LONDON, ENGLAND, UK. ISBN 0-12-084442-7. 1993. p. 81-101.

 

Navon, A; Hare, J D; Federici, B A.  1993.   Interactions among Heliothis virescens larvae, cotton condensed tannin and the CryIA(c) delta-endotoxin of Bacillus thuringiensis. J. of Chemical Ecology, v.19, n.11, (1993): 2485-2499.

 

Pham, D Q-D; Hice, R H; Sivasubramanian, N; Federici, B A.  1993.  The 1629-bp open reading frame of the Autographa californica multinucleocapsid nuclear polyhedrosis virus encodes a virion structural protein. Gene (Amsterdam), v.137, n.2, (1993): 275-280.

 

Pietrantonio, P V.  1993.   Interaction of Bacillus-Thuringiensis Endotoxins with the Insect Midgut Epithelium. BECKAGE, N. E., S. N. THOMPSON AND B. A. FEDERICI (ED.). PARASITES AND PATHOGENS OF INSECTS, VOL. 2. PATHOGENS. XVIII+294P. ACADEMIC PRESS, INC.: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, USA; LONDON, ENGLAND, UK. ISBN 0-12-084442-7. 1993.  p. 55-79

 

Vassal, J-M; De Barjac, H; Frutos, R; Federici, B A.  1993.  Isolation of Bacillus-Thuringiensis-ssp-israelensis from Diseased Field-Collected Larvae of the Saturniid Moth Hylesia-Metabus in French Guiana.  FEMS Microbiology Letters, v.107, n.2-3, (1993): 199-203.

 

Wu, D; Federici, B A.  1993.  A 20-Kilodalton Protein Preserves Cell Viability and Promotes Cyta Crystal Formation During Sporulation in Bacillus-Thuringiensis.   J. of Bacteriology, v.175, n.16, (1993): 5276-5280.

 

Federici, B. A. & V. M. Stern.  1990.  Replication and occlusion of a granulosis virus in larval and adult midgut epithelium of the western grapeleaf skeletonizer, Harrisina brillians.  J. Invert. Path. 56:  401-14.

 

Federici, B. A., P. Luthy & J. E. Ibarra.  1990.  The parasporal body of BTI:  Structure, protein composition, and toxicity, p. 16-44.  In:  H. de Barjac & D. Sutherland (eds.), Bacterial Control of Mosquitoes and Blackflies; Biochemistry, Genetics, and Applications of Bacillus thuringiensis and Bacillus sphaericus.  Rutgers Univ. Press, New Brunswick, NJ.

 

Granados, R. R. & Federici, B. A. (eds.).  1986.  The Biology of Baculoviruses, Vol. I, Biological Properties and Molecular Biology.  CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 275 p.

 

Mulla, M. S., B. A. Federici & H. A. Darwazeh.  1982.  Larvicidal efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis serotype H-14 against stagnant water mosquitoes and its effect on nontarget organisms.  Environ. Ent. 11:  788-95.

 

Federici, B. A.  1981.  Mosquito control by the fungi Culicinomyces, Lagenidium and Coelomomyces, pp. 555-72.  In:  Microbial Control of Pests and Plant Diseases 1970-1980, H. D. Burges (ed.).  Academic Press, London.  949 p.

 

Federici, B. A.  1980.  Production of the mosquito parasitic fungus, Coelomomyces dodgei, through synchronized infection and growth of the intermediate copepod host, Cyclops vernalis.  Entomophaga 25:  209-18.

 

Garcia, R., B. Federici, I. Hall, M. Mulla & C. Schaefer.  1980.  BTI-- a potent new biological Bacillus weapon.  Calif. Agric. 34(3):  18-19.