Leonardo De Fuente

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Progress and Obstacles in Culturing ' Liberibacter asiaticus', the Bacterium Associated with Huanglongbing.

Phytopathology 2019 Jul 3;109(7):1092-1101. Epub 2019 Jun 3.

1 Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, U.S.A.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-02-19-0051-RVWDOI Listing
July 2019

Genomic Diversity and Recombination among Xylella fastidiosa Subspecies.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2019 Jul 17;85(13). Epub 2019 Jun 17.

Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA

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http://aem.asm.org/lookup/doi/10.1128/AEM.02972-18
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.02972-18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6581164PMC
July 2019

Transcriptome analysis of the fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare in biofilm suggests calcium role in pathogenesis.

BMC Microbiol 2019 Jul 4;19(1):151. Epub 2019 Jul 4.

School of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences, Auburn University, 203 Swingle Hall, Auburn, AL, 36849, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12866-019-1533-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6610971PMC
July 2019

A framework for model analysis across multiple experiment regimes: Investigating effects of zinc on Xylella fastidiosa as a case study.

J Theor Biol 2018 Nov 20;457:88-100. Epub 2018 Aug 20.

Department of Mathematics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2018.08.028DOI Listing
November 2018

The Major Outer Membrane Protein MopB Is Required for Twitching Movement and Affects Biofilm Formation and Virulence in Two Xylella fastidiosa strains.

Mol Plant Microbe Interact 2017 11 19;30(11):896-905. Epub 2017 Sep 19.

1 Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, U.S.A.; and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-07-17-0161-RDOI Listing
November 2017

Natural Competence Rates Are Variable Among Xylella fastidiosa Strains and Homologous Recombination Occurs In Vitro Between Subspecies fastidiosa and multiplex.

Mol Plant Microbe Interact 2017 07 8;30(7):589-600. Epub 2017 Jun 8.

1 Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, U.S.A.

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http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/doi/10.1094/MPMI-02-17-0053-R
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-02-17-0053-RDOI Listing
July 2017

Natural Competence of Xylella fastidiosa Occurs at a High Frequency Inside Microfluidic Chambers Mimicking the Bacterium's Natural Habitats.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2016 09 15;82(17):5269-77. Epub 2016 Aug 15.

Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.01412-16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4988197PMC
September 2016

Calcium transcriptionally regulates the biofilm machinery of Xylella fastidiosa to promote continued biofilm development in batch cultures.

Environ Microbiol 2016 05 21;18(5):1620-34. Epub 2016 Mar 21.

Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.13242DOI Listing
May 2016

Preparation of alginate-chitosan fibers with potential biomedical applications.

Carbohydr Polym 2015 Dec 26;134:598-608. Epub 2015 Jul 26.

Department of Chemical Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, United States; Department of Polymer and Fiber Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, United States. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S01448617150070
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2015.07.076DOI Listing
December 2015

A Two-Dimensional Multiphase Model of Biofilm Formation in Microfluidic Chambers.

Bull Math Biol 2015 Dec 30;77(12):2161-79. Epub 2015 Nov 30.

Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11538-015-0115-3
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11538-015-0115-3DOI Listing
December 2015

Zinc Detoxification Is Required for Full Virulence and Modification of the Host Leaf Ionome by Xylella fastidiosa.

Mol Plant Microbe Interact 2015 Apr;28(4):497-507

Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, U.S.A.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-07-14-0221-RDOI Listing
April 2015

Presence of calcium-binding motifs in PilY1 homologs correlates with Ca-mediated twitching motility and evolutionary history across diverse bacteria.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2015 Feb 23;362(4). Epub 2014 Dec 23.

Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnu063DOI Listing
February 2015

Calcium-Enhanced Twitching Motility in Xylella fastidiosa Is Linked to a Single PilY1 Homolog.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2014 Dec 12;80(23):7176-85. Epub 2014 Sep 12.

Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.02153-14DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4249194PMC
December 2014

Response of Xylella fastidiosa to zinc: decreased culturability, increased exopolysaccharide production, and formation of resilient biofilms under flow conditions.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2014 Feb 22;80(3):1097-107. Epub 2013 Nov 22.

Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA.

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http://aem.asm.org/lookup/doi/10.1128/AEM.02998-13
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.02998-13DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3911211PMC
February 2014

Biofilm formation by the fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare: development and parameters affecting surface attachment.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2013 Sep 12;79(18):5633-42. Epub 2013 Jul 12.

Aquatic Microbiology Laboratory, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquaculture, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.01192-13DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3754160PMC
September 2013

Colonizing ability of Pseudomonas fluorescens 2112, among collections of 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol-producing Pseudomonas fluorescens spp. in pea rhizosphere.

J Microbiol Biotechnol 2012 Jun;22(6):763-70

School of Biotechnology, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan 712-749, South Korea.

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June 2012

Differentiation of Xylella fastidiosa strains via multilocus sequence analysis of environmentally mediated genes (MLSA-E).

Appl Environ Microbiol 2012 Mar 22;78(5):1385-96. Epub 2011 Dec 22.

Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.06679-11DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3294468PMC
March 2012

Calcium increases Xylella fastidiosa surface attachment, biofilm formation, and twitching motility.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2012 Mar 22;78(5):1321-31. Epub 2011 Dec 22.

Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.06501-11DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3294462PMC
March 2012

Involvement of Type IV Pili in Pathogenicity of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria.

Genes (Basel) 2011 Oct 18;2(4):706-35. Epub 2011 Oct 18.

Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/genes2040706DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3927602PMC
October 2011

Identification of an operon, Pil-Chp, that controls twitching motility and virulence in Xylella fastidiosa.

Mol Plant Microbe Interact 2011 Oct;24(10):1198-206

Department of Plant Pathology and Palnt-Microbe Biology, Cornell University -- New York State Agricultural Experimental Station, Geneva, NY 14456, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-10-10-0252DOI Listing
October 2011

Assessing adhesion, biofilm formation and motility of Acidovorax citrulli using microfluidic flow chambers.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2010 Nov 27;312(1):33-9. Epub 2010 Aug 27.

Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology and Otto Warburg Minerva Center for Agricultural Biotechnology, The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6968.2010.02094.xDOI Listing
November 2010

Twitching motility and biofilm formation are associated with tonB1 in Xylella fastidiosa.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2009 Oct 6;299(2):193-9. Epub 2009 Sep 6.

Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Cornell University, Geneva, NY 14456, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6968.2009.01747.xDOI Listing
October 2009

Grapevine xylem sap enhances biofilm development by Xylella fastidiosa.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2009 Jun;295(1):129-34

Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Cornell University, Geneva, NY 14456, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6968.2009.01597.xDOI Listing
June 2009

Autoaggregation of Xylella fastidiosa cells is influenced by type I and type IV pili.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2008 Sep 18;74(17):5579-82. Epub 2008 Jul 18.

Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University-New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY 14456, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.00995-08DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2546647PMC
September 2008

Mutations in type I and type IV pilus biosynthetic genes affect twitching motility rates in Xylella fastidiosa.

J Bacteriol 2007 Oct 10;189(20):7507-10. Epub 2007 Aug 10.

Department of Plant Pathology, Cornell University New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY 14456, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JB.00934-07DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2168456PMC
October 2007

Assessing adhesion forces of type I and type IV pili of Xylella fastidiosa bacteria by use of a microfluidic flow chamber.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2007 Apr 9;73(8):2690-6. Epub 2007 Feb 9.

Department of Plant Pathology, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Cornell University, Geneva, NY 14456, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.02649-06DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1855618PMC
April 2007

Type I and type IV pili of Xylella fastidiosa affect twitching motility, biofilm formation and cell-cell aggregation.

Microbiology 2007 Mar;153(Pt 3):719-26

Department of Plant Pathology, Cornell University-New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY 14456, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/mic.0.2006/002311-0DOI Listing
March 2007

phlD-based genetic diversity and detection of genotypes of 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol-producing Pseudomonas fluorescens.

FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2006 Apr;56(1):64-78

Department of Plant Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6941.2006.00074.xDOI Listing
April 2006

Antagonistic activity among 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol-producing fluorescent Pseudomonas spp.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2005 Jan;242(2):249-56

Skryabin Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Microorganisms of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushchino, Russia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.femsle.2004.11.013DOI Listing
January 2005