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Jeevan A, Evans R, Brown EL, Kripke ML. Effect of local ultraviolet irradiation on infections of mice with Candida albicans, Mycobacterium bovis BCG, and Schistosoma mansoni. J Invest Dermatol. 1992 Jul;99(1):59-64. doi: 10.1111/1523-1747.ep12611853. PubMed PMID: 1535091.
Brown EL, Rivas JM, Ullrich SE, Young CR, Norris SJ, Kripke ML. Modulation of immunity to Borrelia burgdorferi by ultraviolet irradiation: differential effect on Th1 and Th2 immune responses. Eur J Immunol. 1995 Nov;25(11):3017-22. doi: 10.1002/eji.1830251105. PubMed PMID: 7489737.
Pride MW, Brown EL, Stephens LC, Killion JJ, Norris SJ, Kripke ML. Specific Th1 cell lines that confer protective immunity against experimental Borrelia burgdorferi infection in mice. J Leukoc Biol. 1998 May;63(5):542-9. doi: 10.1002/jlb.63.5.542. PubMed PMID: 9581797.
Guo BP, Brown EL, Dorward DW, Rosenberg LC, Höök M. Decorin-binding adhesins from Borrelia burgdorferi. Mol Microbiol. 1998 Nov;30(4):711-23. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2958.1998.01103.x. PubMed PMID: 10094620.
Brown EL, Guo BP, O'Neal P, Höök M. Adherence of Borrelia burgdorferi. Identification of critical lysine residues in DbpA required for decorin binding. J Biol Chem. 1999 Sep 10;274(37):26272-8. doi: 10.1074/jbc.274.37.26272. PubMed PMID: 10473582.
Cooper D, Pride MW, Brown EL, Risin D, Pellis NR. Suppression of antigen-specific lymphocyte activation in modeled microgravity. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2001 Feb;37(2):63-5. doi: 10.1290/1071-2690(2001)037<0063:SOASLA>2.0.CO;2. PubMed PMID: 11332738.
Brown EL, Wooten RM, Johnson BJ, Iozzo RV, Smith A, Dolan MC, Guo BP, Weis JJ, Höök M. Resistance to Lyme disease in decorin-deficient mice. J Clin Invest. 2001 Apr;107(7):845-52. doi: 10.1172/JCI11692. PubMed PMID: 11285303; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC199574.
Brown EL, Ullrich SE, Pride M, Kripke ML. The effect of UV irradiation on infection of mice with Borrelia burgdorferi. Photochem Photobiol. 2001 May;73(5):537-44. doi: 10.1562/0031-8655(2001)073<0537:TEOUIO>2.0.CO;2. PubMed PMID: 11367577.
Lee LY, Miyamoto YJ, McIntyre BW, Höök M, McCrea KW, McDevitt D, Brown EL. The Staphylococcus aureus Map protein is an immunomodulator that interferes with T cell-mediated responses. J Clin Invest. 2002 Nov;110(10):1461-71. doi: 10.1172/JCI16318. PubMed PMID: 12438444; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC151818.
Texas A&M University, assignee. Decorin binding protein essential peptides and methods of use. United States 6,517,838. 2003 February.
Texas A&M University, assignee. Method of preventing T cell-mediated responses by the use of the major histocompatibility complex class II analog protein (map protein) from Staphylococcus aureus. United States 7,153,515. 2003 June.
Pikas DS, Brown EL, Gurusiddappa S, Lee LY, Xu Y, Höök M. Decorin-binding sites in the adhesin DbpA from Borrelia burgdorferi: a synthetic peptide approach. J Biol Chem. 2003 Aug 15;278(33):30920-6. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M303979200. Epub 2003 May 20. PubMed PMID: 12761224.
Willett TA, Meyer AL, Brown EL, Huber BT. An effective second-generation outer surface protein A-derived Lyme vaccine that eliminates a potentially autoreactive T cell epitope. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Feb 3;101(5):1303-8. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0305680101. Epub 2004 Jan 23. PubMed PMID: 14742868; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC337048.
Xu Y, Rivas JM, Brown EL, Liang X, Höök M. Virulence potential of the staphylococcal adhesin CNA in experimental arthritis is determined by its affinity for collagen. J Infect Dis. 2004 Jun 15;189(12):2323-33. doi: 10.1086/420851. Epub 2004 May 25. PubMed PMID: 15181582.
Lee LY, Höök M, Haviland D, Wetsel RA, Yonter EO, Syribeys P, Vernachio J, Brown EL. Inhibition of complement activation by a secreted Staphylococcus aureus protein. J Infect Dis. 2004 Aug 1;190(3):571-9. doi: 10.1086/422259. Epub 2004 Jul 6. PubMed PMID: 15243934.
Liang FT, Brown EL, Wang T, Iozzo RV, Fikrig E. Protective niche for Borrelia burgdorferi to evade humoral immunity. Am J Pathol. 2004 Sep;165(3):977-85. doi: 10.1016/S0002-9440(10)63359-7. PubMed PMID: 15331421; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1618599.
Lee LY, Liang X, Höök M, Brown EL. Identification and characterization of the C3 binding domain of the Staphylococcus aureus extracellular fibrinogen-binding protein (Efb). J Biol Chem. 2004 Dec 3;279(49):50710-6. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M408570200. Epub 2004 Aug 26. PubMed PMID: 15337748.
Brown EL, Kim JH, Reisenbichler ES, Höök M. Multicomponent Lyme vaccine: three is not a crowd. Vaccine. 2005 May 25;23(28):3687-96. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2005.02.006. PubMed PMID: 15882529.
Ochoa TJ, Brown EL, Guion CE, Chen JZ, McMahon RJ, Cleary TG. Effect of lactoferrin on enteroaggregative E. coli (EAEC). Biochem Cell Biol. 2006 Jun;84(3):369-76. doi: 10.1139/o06-053. PubMed PMID: 16936809.
Järveläinen H, Puolakkainen P, Pakkanen S, Brown EL, Höök M, Iozzo RV, Sage EH, Wight TN. A role for decorin in cutaneous wound healing and angiogenesis. Wound Repair Regen. 2006 Jul-Aug;14(4):443-52. doi: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2006.00150.x. PubMed PMID: 16939572.
Labandeira-Rey M, Couzon F, Boisset S, Brown EL, Bes M, Benito Y, Barbu EM, Vazquez V, Höök M, Etienne J, Vandenesch F, Bowden MG. Staphylococcus aureus Panton-Valentine leukocidin causes necrotizing pneumonia. Science. 2007 Feb 23;315(5815):1130-3. doi: 10.1126/science.1137165. Epub 2007 Jan 18. PubMed PMID: 17234914.
Massey RC, Scriba TJ, Brown EL, Phillips RE, Sewell AK. Use of peptide-major histocompatibility complex tetramer technology to study interactions between Staphylococcus aureus proteins and human cells. Infect Immun. 2007 Dec;75(12):5711-5. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00875-07. Epub 2007 Oct 15. PubMed PMID: 17938227; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2168368.
Huang DB, Brown EL, DuPont HL, Cerf J, Carlin L, Flores J, Belkind-Gerson J, Nataro JP, Okhuysen PC. Seroprevalence of the enteroaggregative Escherichia coli virulence factor dispersin among USA travellers to Cuernavaca, Mexico: a pilot study. J Med Microbiol. 2008 Apr;57(Pt 4):476-9. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.47495-0. PubMed PMID: 18349368.
Scriba TJ, Sierro S, Brown EL, Phillips RE, Sewell AK, Massey RC. The Staphyloccous aureus Eap protein activates expression of proinflammatory cytokines. Infect Immun. 2008 May;76(5):2164-8. doi: 10.1128/IAI.01699-07. Epub 2008 Mar 10. PubMed PMID: 18332207; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2346708.
Koo HL, Jiang ZD, Brown E, Garcia C, Qi H, Dupont HL. Coliform contamination of vegetables obtained from popular restaurants in Guadalajara, Mexico, and Houston, Texas. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Jul 15;47(2):218-21. doi: 10.1086/589249. PubMed PMID: 18540820.
Brown EL, Bowden MG, Bryson RS, Hulten KG, Bordt AS, Forbes A, Kaplan SL. Pediatric antibody response to community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infection is directed to Panton-Valentine leukocidin. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2009 Jan;16(1):139-41. doi: 10.1128/CVI.00360-08. Epub 2008 Nov 12. PubMed PMID: 19005019; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2620665.
Brown EL, Dumitrescu O, Thomas D, Badiou C, Koers EM, Choudhury P, Vazquez V, Etienne J, Lina G, Vandenesch F, Bowden MG. The Panton-Valentine leukocidin vaccine protects mice against lung and skin infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus USA300. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2009 Feb;15(2):156-64. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2008.02648.x. Epub 2008 Dec 22. PubMed PMID: 19154186; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2657196.
Vigil KJ, Jiang ZD, Chen JJ, Palumbo KL, Galbadage T, Brown EL, Yiang J, Koo H, DuPont MW, Ericsson C, Adachi JA, DuPont HL. Coliform and Escherichia coli contamination of desserts served in public restaurants from Guadalajara, Mexico, and Houston, Texas. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009 Apr;80(4):606-8. PubMed PMID: 19346385.
Brown EL, Xue Q, Jiang ZD, Xu Y, Dupont HL. Pretreatment of epithelial cells with rifaximin alters bacterial attachment and internalization profiles. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2010 Jan;54(1):388-96. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00691-09. Epub 2009 Oct 26. PubMed PMID: 19858255; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2798526.
Vandenesch F, Couzon F, Boisset S, Benito Y, Brown EL, Lina G, Etienne J, Bowden MG. The Panton-Valentine leukocidin is a virulence factor in a murine model of necrotizing pneumonia. J Infect Dis. 2010 Mar 15;201(6):967-9; author reply 969-70. doi: 10.1086/651026. PubMed PMID: 20170367.
Jiang ZD, Dupont HL, Brown EL, Nandy RK, Ramamurthy T, Sinha A, Ghosh S, Guin S, Gurleen K, Rodrigues S, Chen JJ, McKenzie R, Steffen R. Microbial etiology of travelers' diarrhea in Mexico, Guatemala, and India: importance of enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis and Arcobacter species. J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Apr;48(4):1417-9. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01709-09. Epub 2010 Jan 27. PubMed PMID: 20107088; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2849570.
Espinoza C, Fisher V, Jean W, Gaines B, Davis K, Wanger A, Brown E, Slomka J, Ostrosky-Zeichner L. Prevalence and risk factors of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization among critically ill hospitalized patients in a tertiary care center in Houston, Texas: an active surveillance pilot project. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Jan;32(1):93-5. doi: 10.1086/657670. Epub 2010 Dec 3. PubMed PMID: 21128785.
Brown EL, Smith KC, Bowden GM. Identification of a T-cell epitope in the Staphylococcus aureus Panton-Valentine LukS-PV component. Open journal of immunology. 2012; 3:111-115. doi: 10.4236/oji.2012.23013.
Shah DP, Grimes CZ, Brown E, Hwang LY. Demographics, socio-behavioral factors, and drug use patterns: what matters in spontaneous HCV clearance?. J Med Virol. 2012 Feb;84(2):235-41. doi: 10.1002/jmv.22271. PubMed PMID: 22170543; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3252024.
Rudkin JK, Edwards AM, Bowden MG, Brown EL, Pozzi C, Waters EM, Chan WC, Williams P, O'Gara JP, Massey RC. Methicillin resistance reduces the virulence of healthcare-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by interfering with the agr quorum sensing system. J Infect Dis. 2012 Mar 1;205(5):798-806. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jir845. Epub 2012 Feb 1. PubMed PMID: 22301683; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3318674.
Brown EL, Nishiyama Y, Dunkle JW, Aggarwal S, Planque S, Watanabe K, Csencsits-Smith K, Bowden MG, Kaplan SL, Paul S. Constitutive production of catalytic antibodies to a Staphylococcus aureus virulence factor and effect of infection. J Biol Chem. 2012 Mar 23;287(13):9940-51. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M111.330043. Epub 2012 Feb 2. PubMed PMID: 22303018; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3323049.
Nichols EK, Nichols JS, Selwyn BJ, Coello-Gomez C, Parkerson GR, Brown EL, Day RS. Implications of the WHO Child Growth Standards in rural Honduras. Public Health Nutr. 2012 Jun;15(6):1015-22. doi: 10.1017/S1368980011003570. Epub 2012 Jan 17. PubMed PMID: 22251429.
Edwards AM, Bowden MG, Brown EL, Laabei M, Massey RC. Staphylococcus aureus extracellular adherence protein triggers TNFα release, promoting attachment to endothelial cells via protein A. PLoS One. 2012;7(8):e43046. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043046. Epub 2012 Aug 15. PubMed PMID: 22905199; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3419684.
Mathews CE, Brown EL, Martinez PJ, Bagaria U, Nahm MH, Burton RL, Fisher-Hoch SP, McCormick JB, Mirza S. Impaired function of antibodies to pneumococcal surface protein A but not to capsular polysaccharide in Mexican American adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2012 Sep;19(9):1360-9. doi: 10.1128/CVI.00268-12. Epub 2012 Jul 3. PubMed PMID: 22761295; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3428395.
Grimes CZ, Hwang LY, Wei P, Shah DP, Volcik KA, Brown EL. Differentially regulated gene expression associated with hepatitis C virus clearance. J Gen Virol. 2013 Mar;94(Pt 3):534-42. doi: 10.1099/vir.0.047738-0. Epub 2012 Nov 14. PubMed PMID: 23152368; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3709607.
Schrodt C, McHugh EE, Gawinowicz MA, Dupont HL, Brown EL. Rifaximin-mediated changes to the epithelial cell proteome: 2-D gel analysis. PLoS One. 2013;8(7):e68550. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068550. Print 2013. PubMed PMID: 23922656; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3724845.
Darkoh C, Brown EL, Kaplan HB, DuPont HL. Bile salt inhibition of host cell damage by Clostridium difficile toxins. PLoS One. 2013;8(11):e79631. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079631. eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 24244530; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3823588.
Martinez PJ, Mathews C, Actor JK, Hwang SA, Brown EL, De Santiago HK, Fisher Hoch SP, McCormick JB, Mirza S. Impaired CD4+ and T-helper 17 cell memory response to Streptococcus pneumoniae is associated with elevated glucose and percent glycated hemoglobin A1c in Mexican Americans with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Transl Res. 2014 Jan;163(1):53-63. doi: 10.1016/j.trsl.2013.07.005. Epub 2013 Aug 5. PubMed PMID: 23927943; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3954646.
Gamble RK, Emery RJ, Whitehead LW, Brown EL, Flores R. The feasibility of using a rapid adenosine triphosphate bioluminescence assay as an objective means of assessing the presence of biological contamination on laboratory surfaces. Applied biosafety : journal of the American Biological Safety Association. 2014; 19:141-148.
Planque SA, Nishiyama Y, Hara M, Sonoda S, Murphy SK, Watanabe K, Mitsuda Y, Brown EL, Massey RJ, Primmer SR, O'Nuallain B, Paul S. Physiological IgM class catalytic antibodies selective for transthyretin amyloid. J Biol Chem. 2014 May 9;289(19):13243-58. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M114.557231. Epub 2014 Mar 19. PubMed PMID: 24648510; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4036335.
Patlovich SJ, Emery RJ, Whitehead LW, Brown EL, Flores R. Assessing the Biological Safety Profession’s Evaluation and Control of Risks Associated with the Field Collection of Potentially Infectious Specimens. Applied biosafety : journal of the American Biological Safety Association. 2015; 20(1):27-40.
Grzywa R, Walczak M, Łupicka-Słowik A, Bobrek K, Boivin S, Brown EL, Gaweł A, Stefaniak T, Oleksyszyn J, Sieńczyk M. Adjuvant-dependent immunogenicity of Staphylococcus aureus Efb and Map proteins in chickens. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2015 Jul 15;166(1-2):50-6. doi: 10.1016/j.vetimm.2015.04.009. Epub 2015 May 16. PubMed PMID: 26004944.
Leung NS, Padgett P, Robinson DA, Brown EL. Prevalence and behavioural risk factors of Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization in community-based injection drug users. Epidemiol Infect. 2015 Aug;143(11):2430-9. doi: 10.1017/S0950268814003227. Epub 2014 Dec 1. PubMed PMID: 25434806.
Walczak M, Grzywa R, Łupicka-Słowik A, Skoreński M, Bobrek K, Nowak D, Boivin S, Brown EL, Oleksyszyn J, Sieńczyk M. Method for generation of peptide-specific IgY antibodies directed to Staphylococcus aureus extracellular fibrinogen binding protein epitope. Biopolymers. 2015 Sep;104(5):552-9. doi: 10.1002/bip.22695. PubMed PMID: 26095000.
Brown EL, Below JE, Fischer RS, Essigmann HT, Hu H, Huff C, Robinson DA, Petty LE, Aguilar D, Bell GI, Hanis CL. Genome-Wide Association Study of Staphylococcus aureus Carriage in a Community-Based Sample of Mexican-Americans in Starr County, Texas. PLoS One. 2015;10(11):e0142130. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142130. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26569114; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4646511.
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