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1.

Components in Lentinus edodes mushroom with anti-biofilm activity directed against bacteria involved in caries and gingivitis.

Papetti A, Signoretto C, Spratt DA, Pratten J, Lingström P, Zaura E, Ofek I, Wilson M, Pruzzo C, Gazzani G.

Food Funct. 2018 Jun 20;9(6):3489-3499. doi: 10.1039/c7fo01727h.

PMID:
29882939
2.

Characterization of non-dialyzable constituents from cranberry juice that inhibit adhesion, co-aggregation and biofilm formation by oral bacteria.

Neto CC, Penndorf KA, Feldman M, Meron-Sudai S, Zakay-Rones Z, Steinberg D, Fridman M, Kashman Y, Ginsburg I, Ofek I, Weiss EI.

Food Funct. 2017 May 24;8(5):1955-1965. doi: 10.1039/c7fo00109f.

PMID:
28470309
3.

The anti-adhesive mode of action of a purified mushroom (Lentinus edodes) extract with anticaries and antigingivitis properties in two oral bacterial phatogens.

Signoretto C, Marchi A, Bertoncelli A, Burlacchini G, Papetti A, Pruzzo C, Zaura E, Lingström P, Ofek I, Pratten J, Spratt DA, Wilson M, Canepari P.

BMC Complement Altern Med. 2014 Feb 24;14:75. doi: 10.1186/1472-6882-14-75.

4.

Antimicrobial properties and elution kinetics of linezolid from polymethylmethacrylate.

Snir N, Meron-Sudai S, Deshmukh AJ, Dekel S, Ofek I.

Orthopedics. 2013 Nov;36(11):e1412-7. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20131021-24.

PMID:
24200446
5.

Effects of mushroom and chicory extracts on the shape, physiology and proteome of the cariogenic bacterium Streptococcus mutans.

Signoretto C, Marchi A, Bertoncelli A, Burlacchini G, Milli A, Tessarolo F, Caola I, Papetti A, Pruzzo C, Zaura E, Lingström P, Ofek I, Spratt DA, Pratten J, Wilson M, Canepari P.

BMC Complement Altern Med. 2013 May 29;13:117. doi: 10.1186/1472-6882-13-117.

6.

Identification of organic acids in Cichorium intybus inhibiting virulence-related properties of oral pathogenic bacteria.

Papetti A, Mascherpa D, Carazzone C, Stauder M, Spratt DA, Wilson M, Pratten J, Ciric L, Lingström P, Zaura E, Weiss E, Ofek I, Signoretto C, Pruzzo C, Gazzani G.

Food Chem. 2013 Jun 1;138(2-3):1706-12. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2012.10.148. Epub 2012 Nov 15.

PMID:
23411301
7.

Adhesive microbeads for the targeting delivery of anticaries agents of vegetable origin.

Conti B, Colzani B, Papetti A, Mascherpa D, Dorati R, Genta I, Pruzzo C, Signoretto C, Zaura E, Lingström P, Ofek I, Wilson M, Spratt DA, Gazzani G.

Food Chem. 2013 Jun 1;138(2-3):898-904. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2012.11.097. Epub 2012 Dec 5.

PMID:
23411194
8.

High molecular weight constituents of cranberry interfere with influenza virus neuraminidase activity in vitro.

Oiknine-Djian E, Houri-Haddad Y, Weiss EI, Ofek I, Greenbaum E, Hartshorn K, Zakay-Rones Z.

Planta Med. 2012 Jun;78(10):962-7. doi: 10.1055/s-0031-1298579. Epub 2012 May 15.

PMID:
22588835
9.

Functional foods: towards improving oral health.

Ofek I, Pruzzo C, Spratt D.

J Biomed Biotechnol. 2012;2012:618314. doi: 10.1155/2012/618314. Epub 2012 Feb 24. No abstract available.

10.

Cranberry components for the therapy of infectious disease.

Shmuely H, Ofek I, Weiss EI, Rones Z, Houri-Haddad Y.

Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2012 Apr;23(2):148-52. doi: 10.1016/j.copbio.2011.10.009. Epub 2011 Nov 14. Review.

PMID:
22088310
11.

The effect of nondialyzable material (NDM) cranberry extract on formation of contact lens biofilm by Staphylococcus epidermidis.

Leshem R, Maharshak I, Ben Jacob E, Ofek I, Kremer I.

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Jul 1;52(7):4929-34. doi: 10.1167/iovs.10-5335.

PMID:
21467179
12.

In vitro real-time interactions of cranberry constituents with immobilized fructosyltransferase.

Feldman M, Weiss EI, Ofek I, Shemesh M, Steinberg D.

J Med Food. 2010 Oct;13(5):1153-60. doi: 10.1089/jmf.2009.0205.

PMID:
20828324
13.

The NH(2)-terminal region of Streptococcus pyogenes M5 protein confers protection against degradation by proteases and enhances mucosal colonization of mice.

Penfound TA, Ofek I, Courtney HS, Hasty DL, Dale JB.

J Infect Dis. 2010 May 15;201(10):1580-8. doi: 10.1086/652005.

14.

Molecular epidemiology, sequence types, and plasmid analyses of KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae strains in Israel.

Leavitt A, Carmeli Y, Chmelnitsky I, Goren MG, Ofek I, Navon-Venezia S.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2010 Jul;54(7):3002-6. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01818-09. Epub 2010 Mar 29.

15.

Plasmid pKpQIL encoding KPC-3 and TEM-1 confers carbapenem resistance in an extremely drug-resistant epidemic Klebsiella pneumoniae strain.

Leavitt A, Chmelnitsky I, Ofek I, Carmeli Y, Navon-Venezia S.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2010 Feb;65(2):243-8. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkp417. Epub 2009 Nov 24.

PMID:
19939824
16.

Interference of cranberry constituents in cell-cell signaling system of Vibrio harveyi.

Feldman M, Weiss EI, Ofek I, Steinberg D.

Curr Microbiol. 2009 Oct;59(4):469-74. doi: 10.1007/s00284-009-9462-3. Epub 2009 Aug 11.

PMID:
19669834
17.

Cranberry constituents affect fructosyltransferase expression in Streptococcus mutans.

Feldman M, Weiss E, Shemesh M, Ofek I, Bachrach G, Rozen R, Steinberg D.

Altern Ther Health Med. 2009 Mar-Apr;15(2):32-8.

PMID:
19284180
18.

Ertapenem resistance among extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates.

Leavitt A, Chmelnitsky I, Colodner R, Ofek I, Carmeli Y, Navon-Venezia S.

J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Apr;47(4):969-74. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00651-08. Epub 2009 Feb 11.

19.

Relationship between expression of the family of M proteins and lipoteichoic acid to hydrophobicity and biofilm formation in Streptococcus pyogenes.

Courtney HS, Ofek I, Penfound T, Nizet V, Pence MA, Kreikemeyer B, Podbielski A, Hasty DL, Dale JB.

PLoS One. 2009;4(1):e4166. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0004166. Epub 2009 Jan 9. Erratum in: PLoS ONE. 2009;28(2). doi: 10.1371/annotation/823215e6-c06a-4d5f-ac7b-0ee77067ccb2. PLoS ONE. 2009;4(1). doi: 10.1371/annotation/c2f3e4e5-b6a0-4be8-9f8c-3d4e01933385. Podbielbski, Andreas [corrected to Podbielski, Andreas].

20.

Manno(rhamno)biose-containing capsular polysaccharides of Klebsiella pneumoniae enhance opsono-stimulation of human polymorphonuclear leukocytes.

Sahly H, Keisari Y, Ofek I.

J Innate Immun. 2009;1(2):136-44. doi: 10.1159/000154812. Epub 2008 Sep 9.

21.

Potential oral health benefits of cranberry.

Bodet C, Grenier D, Chandad F, Ofek I, Steinberg D, Weiss EI.

Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2008 Aug;48(7):672-80. doi: 10.1080/10408390701636211. Review.

PMID:
18663617
22.

Lipoteichoic acid synergizes with glycosphingolipids to potently stimulate secretion of interleukin-6 from human blood cells.

Meron-Sudai S, Matityahou A, Keisari Y, Cox KH, Hasty DL, Ofek I.

Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2008 Sep;15(9):1309-15. doi: 10.1128/CVI.00060-08. Epub 2008 Jul 16.

23.

Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase production is associated with an increase in cell invasion and expression of fimbrial adhesins in Klebsiella pneumoniae.

Sahly H, Navon-Venezia S, Roesler L, Hay A, Carmeli Y, Podschun R, Hennequin C, Forestier C, Ofek I.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2008 Sep;52(9):3029-34. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00010-08. Epub 2008 Jun 23.

24.

Recognition of bacterial surface polysaccharides by lectins of the innate immune system and its contribution to defense against infection: the case of pulmonary pathogens.

Sahly H, Keisari Y, Crouch E, Sharon N, Ofek I.

Infect Immun. 2008 Apr;76(4):1322-32. Epub 2007 Dec 17. No abstract available.

25.

Effect of cranberry juice on eradication of Helicobacter pylori in patients treated with antibiotics and a proton pump inhibitor.

Shmuely H, Yahav J, Samra Z, Chodick G, Koren R, Niv Y, Ofek I.

Mol Nutr Food Res. 2007 Jun;51(6):746-51.

PMID:
17487928
26.
27.

Elevated 13C urea breath test values females infected with Helicobacter pylori.

Shmuely H, Yahav J, Samra Z, Chodick G, Ofek I.

Dig Dis Sci. 2007 Feb;52(2):402-4. Epub 2007 Jan 11.

PMID:
17216573
28.

Monocyte and macrophage activation by lipoteichoic Acid is independent of alanine and is potentiated by hemoglobin.

Hasty DL, Meron-Sudai S, Cox KH, Nagorna T, Ruiz-Bustos E, Losi E, Courtney HS, Mahrous EA, Lee R, Ofek I.

J Immunol. 2006 May 1;176(9):5567-76.

30.

[Prevention of procedural pain in pediatric hematology-oncology].

Keidan I, Bielorei B, Paamoni S, Ofek I, Shani R, Segal E.

Harefuah. 2005 Feb;144(2):92-4,151. Hebrew.

PMID:
16128011
31.

The distinct binding specificities exhibited by enterobacterial type 1 fimbriae are determined by their fimbrial shafts.

Duncan MJ, Mann EL, Cohen MS, Ofek I, Sharon N, Abraham SN.

J Biol Chem. 2005 Nov 11;280(45):37707-16. Epub 2005 Aug 23.

32.

Rapid identification of Mycobacterium species by lectin agglutination.

Athamna A, Cohen D, Athamna M, Ofek I, Stavri H.

J Microbiol Methods. 2006 May;65(2):209-15. Epub 2005 Aug 9.

PMID:
16084614
33.

Neopeptide antibiotics that function as opsonins and membrane-permeabilizing agents for gram-negative bacteria.

Tsubery H, Yaakov H, Cohen S, Giterman T, Matityahou A, Fridkin M, Ofek I.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2005 Aug;49(8):3122-8.

34.

Cranberry juice constituents affect influenza virus adhesion and infectivity.

Weiss EI, Houri-Haddad Y, Greenbaum E, Hochman N, Ofek I, Zakay-Rones Z.

Antiviral Res. 2005 Apr;66(1):9-12.

PMID:
15781126
35.

Cranberry high molecular weight constituents promote Streptococcus sobrinus desorption from artificial biofilm.

Steinberg D, Feldman M, Ofek I, Weiss EI.

Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2005 Mar;25(3):247-51.

PMID:
15737520
36.

Susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori isolates to the antiadhesion activity of a high-molecular-weight constituent of cranberry.

Shmuely H, Burger O, Neeman I, Yahav J, Samra Z, Niv Y, Sharon N, Weiss E, Athamna A, Tabak M, Ofek I.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2004 Dec;50(4):231-5.

PMID:
15582295
37.

Increased serum resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae strains producing extended-spectrum beta-lactamases.

Sahly H, Aucken H, Benedí VJ, Forestier C, Fussing V, Hansen DS, Ofek I, Podschun R, Sirot D, Tomás JM, Sandvang D, Ullmann U.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2004 Sep;48(9):3477-82.

38.

Effect of a high-molecular-weight component of cranberry on constituents of dental biofilm.

Steinberg D, Feldman M, Ofek I, Weiss EI.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2004 Jul;54(1):86-9. Epub 2004 May 26.

PMID:
15163648
39.

A high molecular mass cranberry constituent reduces mutans streptococci level in saliva and inhibits in vitro adhesion to hydroxyapatite.

Weiss EI, Kozlovsky A, Steinberg D, Lev-Dor R, Bar Ness Greenstein R, Feldman M, Sharon N, Ofek I.

FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2004 Mar 12;232(1):89-92.

40.

In vitro susceptibility of Bacillus anthracis to various antibacterial agents and their time-kill activity.

Athamna A, Massalha M, Athamna M, Nura A, Medlej B, Ofek I, Bast D, Rubinstein E.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2004 Feb;53(2):247-51. Epub 2003 Dec 19.

PMID:
14688054
41.

Impairment of respiratory burst in polymorphonuclear leukocytes by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing strains of Klebsiella pneumoniae.

Sahly H, Aucken H, Benedi VJ, Forestier C, Fussing V, Hansen DS, Ofek I, Podschun R, Sirot D, Sandvang D, Tomás JM, Ullmann U.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2004 Jan;23(1):20-6. Epub 2003 Dec 2.

PMID:
14652783
42.

Anti-adhesion therapy of bacterial diseases: prospects and problems.

Ofek I, Hasty DL, Sharon N.

FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2003 Oct 15;38(3):181-91. Review.

43.

Interactions of surfactant protein D with fatty acids.

DeSilva NS, Ofek I, Crouch EC.

Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2003 Dec;29(6):757-70. Epub 2003 Jun 19.

PMID:
12816736
44.
45.

Surfactant protein D binds selectively to Klebsiella pneumoniae lipopolysaccharides containing mannose-rich O-antigens.

Sahly H, Ofek I, Podschun R, Brade H, He Y, Ullmann U, Crouch E.

J Immunol. 2002 Sep 15;169(6):3267-74.

46.

Inhibitory effect of a high-molecular-weight constituent of cranberry on adhesion of oral bacteria.

Weiss EL, Lev-Dor R, Sharon N, Ofek I.

Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2002;42(3 Suppl):285-92.

PMID:
12058987
47.

Inhibition of Helicobacter pylori adhesion to human gastric mucus by a high-molecular-weight constituent of cranberry juice.

Burger O, Weiss E, Sharon N, Tabak M, Neeman I, Ofek I.

Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2002;42(3 Suppl):279-84.

PMID:
12058986
48.

Fighting infectious diseases with inhibitors of microbial adhesion to host tissues.

Sharon N, Ofek I.

Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2002;42(3 Suppl):267-72. Review.

PMID:
12058984
49.

Single chain antibodies specific for fatty acids derived from a semi-synthetic phage display library.

Gargir A, Ofek I, Meron-Sudai S, Tanamy MG, Kabouridis PS, Nissim A.

Biochim Biophys Acta. 2002 Jan 15;1569(1-3):167-73.

PMID:
11853971
50.

Inhibition of antibody-dependent stimulation of lipoteichoic acid-treated human monocytes and macrophages by polyglycerolphosphate-reactive peptides.

Gargir A, Ofek I, Hasty D, Meron-Sudai S, Tsubery H, Keisari Y, Nissim A.

J Leukoc Biol. 2001 Oct;70(4):537-42.

PMID:
11590189

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