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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Wenbin Tuo
Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory
Animal Science

Phone: (301) 504-8258
Fax: (301) 504-5306

Room 208
10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 1040 BARC-EAST
BELTSVILLE , MD 207052350

Projects
MOLECULAR AND IMMUNOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO CONTROLLING GI NEMATODE INFECTIONS OF RUMINANTS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422249
Immunological Control of Gastrointestinal Nematode Parasites in Ruminants
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427508
Mucosal Immunity Against GI Nematode Parasites in Livestock and Animal Models
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429638

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The identification of Haemonchus species and diagnosis of haemonchosis -
Zarlenga, D.S., Hoberg, E.P., Tuo, W. 2016. The identification of Haemonchus species and diagnosis of haemonchosis. Advances in Parasitology. 93:145-180.
QS-21: a potent vaccine adjuvant -
Tuo, W., Zhu, D. 2016. QS-21: a potent vaccine adjuvant. Comprehensive Natural Products Chemistry. 3(4):e113.
A two-step method to purify Ostertagia ostertagi eggs from feces: Sucrose flotation followed by density gradient centrifugation using lymphocyte separation medium -
Tuo, W., Zarlenga, D.S., Hebert, D.A., Miramontes, E.N., Fetterer, R.H. 2015. A two-step method to purify Ostertagia ostertagi eggs from feces: Sucrose flotation followed by density gradient centrifugation using lymphocyte separation medium. Comparative Parasitology. 82(2):275-279.
Characterization of the Eimeria maxima sporozoite surface protein IMP1 -
Jenkins, M.C., Fetterer, R.H., Miska, K.B., Tuo, W., Kwok, O.C., Dubey, J.P. 2015. Characterization of the Eimeria maxima sporozoite surface protein IMP1. Veterinary Parasitology. doi: 10.1016/jvetpar2015.05.009.
Inhibition of CD23-mediated IgE transcytosis suppresses the initiation and development of airway allergic inflammation -
Palaniyandi, S., Liu, X., Periyasamy, S., Ma, A., Jenkins, M.C., Tuo, W., Song, W., Keegan, A.D., Conrad, D.H., Zhu, X. 2015. Inhibition of CD23-mediated IgE transcytosis suppresses the initiation and development of airway allergic inflammation. Mucosal Immunology. DOI:10.1038/mi.2015.16.
Detection and survival of Toxoplasma gondii in milk and cheese from experimentally infected goats Reprint Icon -
Dubey, J.P., Verma, S., Ferreira, L., Cassinelli, A., Yuging, Y., Kwok, O.C., Tuo, W., Chiesa, O., Jones, J. 2014. Detection and survival of Toxoplasma gondii in milk and cheese from experimentally infected goats. Journal of Food Protection. 77:1747–1753.
Ostertagia ostertagi macrophage migration inhibition factor is present at all developmental stages and may cross-regulate host functions through host receptor -
Qu, G., Fetterer, R.H., Leng, L., Du, X., Zarlenga, D.S., Shen, Z., Han, W., Bucala, R., Tuo, W. 2014. Ostertagia ostertagi macrophage migration inhibition factor is present at all developmental stages and may cross-regulate host functions through host receptor. International Journal for Parasitology. 44(6):355-367.
Characterization of Neospora caninum macrophage migration inhibitory factor -
Qu, G., Fetterer, R.H., Jenkins, M.C., Leng, L., Shen, Z., Murphy, C.A., Han, W., Bucala, R., Tuo, W. 2013. Characterization of Neospora caninum macrophage migration inhibitory factor. Experimental Parasitology. 135(2):246-256.
Parasiticidal activity of a novel synthetic peptide from the core a-helical region of NK-lysin Reprint Icon -
Citation: Lee, SH, Lillehoj, HS, Tuo, W., Murphy, CA, Hong, YH, Lillehoj, EP. 2013. Parasiticidal activity of a novel synthetic peptide from the core a-helical region of NK-lysin. Veterinary Parasitology 197:113-121.
Neospora caninum surface antigen (p40) is a potential diagnostic marker for cattle neosporosis -
Hu, P., Li, J., Gong, P., Liu, C., Zhang, G., Yang, J., Tuo, W., Yang, B., Zhang, X. 2013. Neospora caninum surface antigen (p40) is a potential diagnostic marker for cattle neosporosis. Parasitology Research. 112(5):2117-2120.
TLR agonists are highly effective at eliciting functional memory CTLs of effector memory phenotype in peptide immunization -
Smyth, K., Garcia, K., Sun, Z., Tuo, W., Xiao, Z. 2012. TLR agonists are highly effective at eliciting functional memory CTLs of effector memory phenotype in peptide immunization. International Immunopharmacology. 15:67-72.
Repetitive peptide boosting progressively enhances functional memory CTLs -
Smyth, K., Garcia, K., Sun, Z., Tuo, W., Xiao, Z. 2012. Repetitive peptide boosting progressively enhances functional memory CTLs. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 424(3):635-640.
Strategies to identify microRNA targets: New advances -
Jin, H., Tuo, W., Lian, H., Liu, Q., Gao, H., Zhu, X. 2011. Strategies to identify microRNA targets: New advances. New Biotechnology. 27(6):734-734-738.
Transfer of IgG in the female genital tract by MHC class I-related neonatal Fc receptor (FcRn) confers protective immunity to vaginal infection -
Li, Z., Palaniyandi, S., Zeng, R., Tuo, W., Roopenian, D., Zhu, X. 2011. Transfer of IgG in the female genital tract by MHC class I-related neonatal Fc receptor (FcRn) confers protective immunity to vaginal infection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108(11):4388-4393.
Tunicamycins, a class of nucleoside antibiotics similar to corynetoxins of the Rathayibactor toxicus, increase susceptibility of mice to Neospora caninum Reprint Icon -
Tuo, W., Zhang, X., Cao, L. 2010. Tunicamycins, a class of nucleoside antibiotics similar to corynetoxins of the Rathayibactor toxicus, increase susceptibility of mice to Neospora caninum. Veterinary Parasitology. 177(1-2):13-29.
microRNAs of parasites: current status and future perspectives -
Liu, Q., Tuo, W., Gao, H., Zhu, X. 2010. microRNAs of parasites: current status and future perspectives. Parasitology Research. 107:501-507.
Neospora caninum tachyzoite- and antigen-stimulated production of cytokines by enriched bone marrow-derived dendritic cells and spleen cells of naive BALB/c mice Reprint Icon -
Feng, X., Zhang, N., Tuo, W. 2010. Neospora caninum tachyzoite- and antigen-stimulated production of cytokines by enriched bone marrow-derived dendritic cells and spleen cells of naive BALB/c mice. Journal of Parasitology. 96(4):717-723.
Neospora caninum: Cloning and expression of a gene coding for cytokine-inducing Neospora caninum profilin -
Jenkins, M.C., Tuo, W., Feng, X., Cao, L., Murphy, C.A., Fetterer, R.H. 2010. Neospora caninum: Cloning and expression of a gene coding for cytokine-inducing Neospora caninum profilin. Experimental Parasitology. 125:357-362.
Fetal death in cows experimentally infected with Neospora caninum at 110 days of gestation -
Almeria, S., Araujo, R., Tuo, W., Lopez-Gatius, F., Dubey, J.P., Gasbarre, L.C. 2010. Fetal death in cows experimentally infected with Neospora caninum at 110 days of gestation. Veterinary Parasitology. 169:304-311.
Comparative gene expression profiling of Neospora caninum strains -
Li, R.W., Tuo, W. 2010. Comparative gene expression profiling of Neospora caninum strains. Experimental Parasitology. 129:346-354.
Giardia canis: ultrastructural analysis of G. canis trophozoites transfected with full length G. canis virus cDNA transcripts -
Cao, L., Gong, P., Li, J., Zhang, X., Zou, X., Tuo, W., Liu, Q., Wang, Q., Zhang, G., Chen, L., Li, L., Su, L. 2009. Giardia canis: ultrastructural analysis of G. canis trophozoites transfected with full length G. canis virus cDNA transcripts. Experimental Parasitology. 123:212-217.
INTERFERON-GAMMA STIMULATING ACTIVITIES OF THE FRACTIONATED NEOSPORA CANINUM TACHYZOITE LYSATE -
Feng, X., Fetterer, R.H., Tuo, W. 2008. Interferon-gamma stimulating activities of the fractionated neospora caninum tachyzoite lysate. BARC Poster Day.
Identification and characterization of a novel splicing variant of the MHC class 1-related neonatal Fe receptor for IgG. -
Ye, L., Tuo, W., Liu, X., Zhu, X. 2008. Identification and characterization of an alternatively spliced variant of the MHC class I-related porcine neonatal Fc receptor for IgC. Dev Comp Immunol. 32(8):966-79. PMID:18321573
Neosporosis in Beagle dogs clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, isolation and genetic characterization of Neospora caninum. -
Dubey, J.P., Vianna M, C.R., Kwok, O.C., Hill, D.E., Miska, K.B., Tuo, W., Velmurugan, G.V., Conors, M., Jenkins, M.C. 2007. Neosporosis in Beagle dogs clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, isolation and genetic characterization of Neospora caninum. Veterinary Parasitology. 149:158-166.
Immunomodulatory Effects of Safflower Leaf (Carthamus tinctorius) -
Lee, S., Lillehoj, H.S., Heckert, R.A., Chun, H., Cho, S., Tuo, W. 2008. Immunomodulatory Effects of Safflower Leaf (Carthamus tinctorius)on Chicken lymphocytes and macrophages. Journal of Poultry Science. 45:147-151
Identification and characterization of a novel splicing variant of the MHC classI-related Neonatal Fc receptor for IgG -
Ye, L., Tuo, W., Liu, X., Zhu, X. 2007. Identification and characterization of a novel splicing variant of the MHC classI-related Neonatal Fc receptor for IgG. Meeting Abstract.
Molecular cloning and characterization of chicken NK lysin -
Hong, Y.H., Lillehoj, H.S., Dalloul, R.A., Miska, K.B., Tuo, W., Lee, S., Han, J., Lillehoj, E.P. 2006. Molecular cloning and characterization of chicken NK lysin. Infection and Immunity. 110:339-347.
NK-LYSIN: HIGH LEVEL OF LOCAL GENE EXPRESSION IN COCCIDIOSIS -
Lillehoj, H.S., Hong, Y.H., Dalloul, R.A., Miska, K.B., Tuo, W., Lee, S., Han, J., Lillehoj, E.P. 2006. Nk-lysin: high level of local gene expression in coccidiosis.May 12-16, Boston, MA. P43.
NEOSPORA CANINUM CYCLOPHILIN: A INTERFERON-GAMMA-INDUCING PROTEIN THAT MAY MEDIATE THE PARASITE-HOST INTERACTIONS. -
Tuo, W., Fetterer, R.H., Jenkins, M.C., Dubey, J.P. 2005. Neospora caninum cyclophilin: a interferon-gamma-inducing protein that may mediate the parasite-host interactions.. Meeting Abstract.
NEOSPORA CANINUM IMMUNOPHILIN STIMULATES INTERFERON-GAMMA PRODUCTION -
Tuo, W., Fetterer, R.H., Jenkins, M.C., Dubey, J.P. 2005. Neospora caninum immunophilin stimulates interferon-gamma production. Meeting Abstract.
IDENTIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NEOSPORA CANINUM CYCLOPHILIN THAT ELICITS INTERFERON-GAMMA PRODUCTION -
Tuo, W., Fetterer, R.H., Jenkins, M.C., Dubey, J.P. 2005. Identification and characterization of Neospora caninum cyclophilin that elicits interferon-gamma production. Infection and Immunity. 73(8):5093-5100.
NEOSPORA CANINUM ANTIGEN DEFINED BY ANTIGEN-DEPENDENT BOVINE CD4+ T CELLS -
Tuo, W., Fetterer, R.H., Jenkins, M.C., Dubey, J.P. 2005. Neospora caninum antigen defined by antigen-dependent bovine cd4+ t cells. Journal of Parasitology 91(3):564-568.
VACCINATION OF SHEEP WITH NEOSPORA CANINUM PROTEIN PRODUCTS AGAINST FETAL LOSS ASSOCIATED WITH EXPERIMENTAL NEOSPOROSIS -
Jenkins, M.C., Tuo, W., Dubey, J.P. 2004. Vaccination of sheep with neospora caninum protein products against fetal loss associated with experimental neosporosis. American Journal of Veterinary Research 65:1404-1408.
EXPERIMENTAL INFECTION OF PREGNANT COWS WITH NEOSPORA CANIUM: HISTOLOGICAL ANALYSIS AND PARASITE DETECTION IN DAM AND FETUS -
Almeria, S., Araujo, R., Tuo, W., Dubey, J.P., Gasbarre, L.C. 2004. Experimental infection of pregnant cows with neospora canium: histological analysis and parasite detection in dam and fetus [abstract]. American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists Proceedings. p. 24
PROGRESS ON DEVELOPING A NATIVE RECOMBINANT VACCINE AGAINST BOVINE NEOSPOROSIS -
Jenkins, M.C., Tuo, W., Dubey, J.P. 2004. Progress on developing a native recombinant vaccine against bovine neosporosis. Annual Meeting of American Society of Parasitologists, p. 84.
IN SEARCH OF IMMUNODOMINANT NEOSPORA CANINUM ANTIGENS USING IMMUNOLOGIC AND PROTEOMICS TECHNOLOGIES -
Tuo, W., Fetterer, R.H., Davis, B., Jenkins, M.C., Dubey, J.P. 2005. In search of immunodominant neospora caninum antigens using immunologic and proteomics technologies. 15th Annual BARC Poster Day, p. 51.
FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF HPLC-FRACTIONATED NEOSPORA CANINUM PROTEINS. -
Tuo, W., Fetterer, R.H., Jenkins, M.C., Dubey, J.P. 2004. Functional characterization of hplc-fractionated neospora caninum proteins. American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists p. 123.
PRION TRANSPORT ACROSS THE PLACENTA. -
Tuo, W. 2004. Prion transport across the placenta.. Journal of Reproductive Immunology 51, p. 408.
ESTABLISHMENT OF SHORT-TERM CD4+ T CELL LINES RECOGNIZING NEOSPORA CANINUM ANTIGEN -
Tuo, W., Davis, W., Fetterer, R.H., Jenkins, M.C., Boyd, P., Gasbarre, L.C., Dubey, J.P. 2003. Establishment of short-term cd4+ T cell lines recognizing Neospora caninum antigen. Parasite Immunology. 26:243-246.
BOVINE T CELL RESPONSE TO ANTIGENS OF NEOSPORA CANINUM -
Tuo, W., Fetterer, R.H., Boyd, P., Gasbarre, L.C., Dubey, J.P. 2003. Bovine T-cell response to antigens of neospora caninum. 2003. ARS Immunology Research Workshop. December 1-4, 2003, Bethesda, MD. p. 9.
IMMUNOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR STRATEGIES TO CONTROL NEOSPOROSIS IN CATTLE -
Tuo, W., Dubey, J.P., Gasbarre, L.C., Jenkins, M.C., Zarlenga, D.S., Fetterer, R.H., Dyer, R., Boyd, P., Paape, M.J. 2003. Immunological and molecular strategies to control neosporosis in cattle. BARC Poster Day.
PREGNANCY STATUS AND FETAL PRION GENETICS DETERMINE PRPSC ACCUMULATION IN PLACENTOMES OF SCRAPIE INFECTED SHEEP -
Tuo, W., O'Rourke, K.I., Zhuang, D., Cheevers, W., Spraker, T., Knowles, Jr., D.P. 2002. Pregnancy status and fetal prion genetics determine PrPSc accumulation in placentomes of scrapie infected sheep. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 99(9):6310-6315.
THE AGE RELATED INNATE IMMUNE RESPONSE IN CALVES TO BABESIA BOVIS INVOLVES IL-12 INDUCTION AND IL-10 MODULATION -
PRP-C AND PRP-SC AT THE FETAL-MATERNAL INTERFACE -
THE PREDOMINANT ISOFORM OF OVINE PLACENTAL AND UTERINE PRP IS PROTEINASE K SENSITIVE, N-TERMINAL TRUNCATED AND GLYCOSYLATED -
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