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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

David Brandon
Foodborne Toxin Detection and Prevention
Research Chemist

Phone: (510) 559-5783
Fax: (510) 559-6162
USDA, ARS, PWA, WRRC-FTDP
800 BUCHANAN ST
ALBANY, CA, 94710

Projects
Technologies for Detecting and Determining the Bioavailability of Bacterial Toxins
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 421099

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Toxin content of commercial castor cultivars Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mckeon, T.A., Auld, D., Brandon, D.L., Leviatov, S., He, X. 2014. Toxin content of commercial castor cultivars. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. DOI: 10.1007/s11746-014-2505-3.
Antibody interactions with Ricinus communis agglutinins studied by biolayer interferometry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandon, D.L., Adams, L., Yang, L.L., Korn, A.M. 2014. Antibody interactions with Ricinus communis agglutinins studied by biolayer interferometry. Analytical Letters. 47(10):1747-1758. DOI:10.1080/00032719.2014.886693.
Immunosorbent analysis of ricin contamination in milk using colorimetric, chemiluminescence, and electrochemiluminescence detection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandon, D.L., Korn, A.M., Yang, L. 2013. Immunosorbent analysis of ricin contamination in milk using colorimetric,chemiluminescence, and electrochemiluminescence detection. Food and Agricultural Immunology. doi:10.1080/09540105.2012.753515.
Detection of ricin contamination in liquid egg by electrochemiluminescence immunosorbent assay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandon, D.L., Korn, A.M., Yang, L. 2012. Detection of ricin contamination in liquid egg by electrochemiluminescence immunosorbent assay. Journal of Food Science. 77(4):T83-88.
Electrochemiluminescence immunosorbent assay of ricin in ground beef: Biotinylated capture antibodies and matrix effects Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandon, D.L. 2012. Electrochemiluminescence immunosorbent assay of ricin in ground beef: Biotinylated capture antibodies and matrix effects. Food and Agricultural Immunology. 23(4):329-337.
Detection of ricin contamination in ground beef by electrochemiluminescence immunosorbent assay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandon, D.L. 2011. Detection of ricin contamination in ground beef by electrochemiluminescence immunosorbent assay. Toxins. 3(4):398-408.
Detection of benzimidazole carbamates and amino metabolites in liver by surface plasmon resonance-biosensor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keegan, J., O'Kennedy, R., Crooks, S., Elliott, C.T., Brandon, D.L., Danaher, M. 2011. Detection of benzimidazole carbamates and amino metabolites in liver by surface plasmon resonance-biosensor. Analytica Chimica Acta. 700(1-2):41-48.
Immunoassay - (Book / Chapter)
Brandon, D.L., Carter, J.M. 2012. Immunoassay. Sun, D.W. Handbook of Food Safety Engineering. Oxford, UK:Wiley-Blackwell. P. 279-312.
Development of a Novel Immuno-PCR Assay for Detection of Ricin in Ground Beef, Liquid Chicken Egg and Milk - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, X., McMahon, S.A., McKeon, T.A., Brandon, D.L. 2010. Development of a Novel Immuno-PCR Assay for Detection of Ricin in Ground Beef, Liquid Chicken Egg and Milk. Journal of Food Protection. 73(4):695-700
Benzimidazole Carbamate Residues in Milk: Detection by SPR Biosensor; using a Modified QuEChERS Method for Extraction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keegan, J., Whelan, M., Danaher, M., Crooks, S., Sayers, R., Anastasio, A., Elliott, C., Brandon, D.L., Furey, A., O'Kennedy, R. 2009. Benzimidazole Carbamate Residues in Milk: Detection by SPR Biosensor; using a Modified QuEChERS Method for Extraction. Analytica Chimica Acta.Volume(2009):111-119
Detection of Protein Toxins - (Abstract Only)
Brandon, D.L., Cheng, L.W., He, X., Rasooly, R., Scotcher, M.C., Stanker, L.H., Carter, J.M. 2009. Detection of Protein Toxins. Meeting Abstract. Poster No. 8.
Development of monoclonal antibodies specific for Ricinus agglutinins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandon, D.L., Hernlem, B.J. 2009. Development of monoclonal antibodies specific for Ricinus agglutinins. Food and Agricultural Immunology. 20(1):11-22
Immunochemical technologies for replacement of rodent bioassays in sensitive detection of toxins in foods - (Proceedings)
Carter, J.M., Cheng, L.W., He, X., Rasooly, R., Brandon, D.L., Stanker, L.H. 2010. Immunochemical technologies for replacement of rodent bioassays in sensitive detection of toxins in foods. Proceedings from Biodetection Technologies 6th Edition. 5:75-95.
Detection of botulinum neurotoxin-A activity in food by peptide cleavage assay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rasooly, R., Stanker, L.H., Carter, J.M., Do, P.M., Cheng, L.W., He, X., Brandon, D.L. 2008. In vitro peptide cleavage assay for detection of Botulinum Neurotoxin-A activity in food. International Journal of Food Microbiiology. 126 (2008):135-139
Effects of purification on the bioavailability of botulinum neurotoxin type A - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheng, L.W., Onisko, B.C., Johnson, E.A., Reader, J.R., Griffey, S.M., Larson, A.E., Tepp, W.H., Stanker, L.H., Brandon, D.L., Carter, J.M. 2008. Effects of purification on the bioavailability of botulinum neurotoxin type A. Toxicology. 249(2008):123-129.
Application of a real time PCR method to detect castor toxin contamination in fluid milk and eggs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, X., Carter, J.M., Brandon, D.L., Cheng, L.W., Mckeon, T.A. 2007. Application of a real time PCR method to detect castor toxin contamination in fluid milk and eggs. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 55:6897-6902
Molecular Approaches for the Identification of Toxin in Foods - (Abstract Only) - (23-Feb-07)
Detection of castor contamination by real-time polymerase chain reaction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, X., Brandon, D.L., Chen, G.Q., McKeon, T.A., Carter, J.M. 2007. Detection of castor contamination by real-time polymerase chain reaction. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 55(2):545-550.
Bioavailability of Crude Ricin in Food Matrices - (Abstract Only)
Cheng, L.W., Brandon, D.L., He, X., Chen, G.Q., Carter, J.M. 2006. Bioavailability of crude ricin in food matrices. [Abstract]. ACS National Meeting and Exposition. Poster AGFD 64
Development of Monoclonal Antibodies Specific for Ricin - (Abstract Only)
Brandon, D.L., Cheng, L.W., He, X., Carter, J.M. 2006. Development of monoclonal antibodies specific for ricin. [Abstract]. ACS National Meeting and Exposition. Oral Presentation AGRO 234
Development of New Monoclonal Antibodies Specific for Botulinum Neurotoxin Type A - (Abstract Only)
Stanker, L.H., Merrill, P.A., Cheng, L.W., Carter, J.M., Brandon, D.L. 2006. Development of new monoclonal antibodies specific for botulinum neurotoxin type a. [Abstract]. ACS National Meeting. Oral Presentation AGRO 235.
Detection of Castor Contamination in Ground Beef by Real-Time Pcr - (Abstract Only)
He, X., Brandon, D.L., Chen, G.Q., Mckeon, T.A., Carter, J.M. 2006. Detection of castor contamination in ground beef by real-time pcr. [Abstract]. ACS National Meeting and Exposition. Poster AGFD 18.
2-Morpholinoethylisocyanide As a Coupling Agent for Hapten-Protein Conjugates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandon, D.L., Binder, R.G. 2006. 2-morpholinoethylisocyanide as a coupling agent for hapten-protein conjugates. Food and Agricultural Immunology. 17(1) 53-61.
New Research at the USDA ARS on Detection of Crude Botulinum Neurotoxin in Food - (Abstract Only)
Carter, J.M., Binder, R.G., Stanker, L.H., Brandon, D.L. 2005. New research at the usda ars on detection of crude botulinum neurotoxin in food. [Abstract]. Interagency Botulism Research Committee. Poster 4.
2-Morpholinoethylisocyanide As a Coupling Agent for Hapten-Protein Conjugates - (Abstract Only)
Brandon, D.L., Binder, R.G. 2005. 2-morpholinoethylisocyanide as a coupling agent for hapten-protein conjugates [abstract]. International Conference on Agri-Food Antibodies, 6-9 September 2005, Chester, UK Abstract No.P-07.
Applications of Monoclonal Antibodies Against Soy Protease Inhibitors. - (Abstract Only)
Brandon, D.L., Friedman, M., Chen, D. 2005. Applications of monoclonal antibodies against soy protease inhibitors [abstract]. International Conference on Agri-Food Antibodies. Abstract No. PL-6
Monoclonal Antibodies Against Soybean Bowman-Birk Inhibitor Recognize the Protease-Reactive Loops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mao, Y., Lai, C., Vogtentanz, G., Schmidt, B., Day, T., Miller, J., Brandon, D.L., Chen, D. 2005. MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES AGAINST SOYBEAN BOWMAN-BIRK INHIBITOR RECOGNIZE THE PROTEASE-REACTIVE LOOPS. Protein Journal. 24(5):275-282.
Detection of E. Coli 0157 by Surface Plasmon Resonance - (Abstract Only)
Brandon, D.L., Mandrell, R.E., Kerr, P.G., Traynor, I.M., Elliott, C.T. 2004. Detection of e. coli O157 by surface plasmon resonance [abstract. 118th meeting of AOAC International, St. Louis, MO. 19-23 Sept. 2004. Abstract No. 1518.
Immunoassays for Bowman-Birk and Kunitz Soybean Trypsin Inhibitors in Infant Formula - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandon, D.L., Bates, A.H., Friedman, M. 2004. Immunoassays for Bowman-Birk and Kunitz soybean trypsin inhibitors in infant formula. Journal of Food Science. 69(1):45-49.
Release of Protein-Bound Residues of Thiabendazole from Liver - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Horne, E., Coyle, T., Okeeffe, M., Alvinerie, M., Galtier, P., Brandon, D.L. 2003. Release of protein-bound residues of thiabendazole from liver. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 51:5552-5555.
Monoclonal Antibody to Fenbendazole: Utility in Residue Studies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandon, D.L., Bates, A.H., Binder, R.G., Montague Jr, W.C. 2002. Monoclonal antibody to fenbendazole: utility in residue studies. Food and Agricultural Immunology. 14(4):275-283.
Monoclonal Antibody to Fenbendazole: Utility in Residue Studies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandon, D.L., Bates, A.H., Montague Jr, W.C. 2002. Monoclonal antibody to fenbendazole: utility in residue studies. Food and Agricultural Immunology. 14:275-283.
Analysis of Fenbendazole Residues in Bovine Milk by Elisa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandon, D.L., Bates, A.H., Binder, R.G., Montague Jr., W.C., Whitehand, L.C., Barker, S.A. 2002. Analysis of fenbendazole residues in bovine milk by elisa. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 50:5791-5796.
Immunochemical Approaches to Food Safety Research - (Other)
Brandon, D.L., Montague, W.C., Binder, R.G., Bates, A.H., Mandrell, R.E., Friedman, M. 2002. Immunochemical approaches to food safety research. Proceedings, Third Joint CSL/JIFSAN Symposium on Food Safety and Nutrition, 26-28 June 2002, York, UK. [Not Paginated]
Reduction of Sample Matrix Effects - the Analysis of Benzimidazole Residues in Serum by Immunobiosensor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnsson, L., Baxter, G.A., Crooks, S.R.H., Brandon, D.L., Elliott, C.T. 2002. Reduction of sample matrix effects-the analysis of benzimidazole residues in serum by immunobiosensor. Food and Agricultural Immunology. 14(3):209-214.
Immunoassays of Soy Proteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandon, D.L., Friedman, M. 2002. Immunoassays of soy proteins. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 50(22):6635-6642.
Biosensor Strategies for Foodborne Pathogens - (Proceedings)
Brandon, D.L., Bates, A.H., Mandrell, R.E., Elliott, C.E. 2001. Biosensor strategies for foodborne pathogens. Proceedings for 115th AOAC International Meeting, 9-13 Sept. 2001, Kansas City, MO. Abstract No. 1501.
Nutritional Improvement and Health Benefits of Soy Proteins. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Friedman, M., Brandon, D.L. 2001. Nutritional and health benefits of soy proteins. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 49(3):1069-1086.
Multiresdidue Analysis of Benzimidazole Anthelmintics by Immuno-Biosensor - (Proceedings)
Crooks, S.R.H., Ferguson, J., Baxter, G.A., Fodey, T.L., Brandon, D.L., Elliott, C.T. 2000. Multiresidue analysis of benzimidazole anthelmintics by immuno-biosensor. In: van Ginkel, L.A., Ruiter, A., editors. EuroResidue IV: Residues of veterinary drugs in foods. May 8-10, 2000, Veldhoven, The Netherlands. pp. 322-327.
Nutritional Improvement of Soy Proteins Through Disulfide Interchange - (Abstract Only)
Friedman, M., Brandon, D.L. 2000. Nutritional improvement of soy proteins through disulfide interchange. [Abstract]. 219th American Chemical Society National Meeting, 26-30 March 2000, San Francisco, CA. Abstract No. AGFD-158.
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