Alaniz RC, Deatherage BL, Trent MS, Beasely AS, Cotter RJ, Cookson BT. “Gram-negative bacterial membrane vesicles have malleable pro-inflammatory and antigen delivery properties and are attractive new generation vaccine candidates for pathogens.” In preparation.

Bansal T, Alaniz RC, Wood TK, Jayaraman A.  The bacterial signal indole increases epithelial-cell tight-junction resistance and attenuates indicators of inflammation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.107:228-33 (2010) PMID 19966295.

Alaniz RC, Deatherage BL, Lara JC, Cookson BT. “Membrane vesicles are immunogenic facsimiles of Salmonella typhimurium that potently activate dendritic cells, prime B and T cell responses, and stimulate protective immunity in vivo.” J Immunol. 2007 Dec 1;179(11):7692-701. PMID: 18025215

Alaniz RC, Cummings LA, Bergman MA, Rassoulian-Barrett SL, Cookson BT. “Salmonella typhimurium coordinately regulates FliC location and reduces dendritic cell activation and antigen presentation to CD4+ T cells.” J Immunol. 2006 Sep 15;177(6):3983-93. PMID: 16951361

Bergman MA, Cummings LA, Alaniz RC, Mayeda L, Fellnerova I, Cookson BT. “CD4+-T-cell responses generated during murine Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium infection are directed towards multiple epitopes within the natural antigen FliC.” Infect Immun. 2005 Nov;73(11):7226-35. PMID: 16239517

Alaniz RC, Sandall S, Thomas EK, Wilson CB. “Increased dendritic cell numbers impair protective immunity to intracellular bacteria despite augmenting antigen-specific CD8+ T lymphocyte responses.” J Immunol. 2004 Mar 15;172(6):3725-35. PMID: 15004177

Alaniz RC, Thomas SA, Perez-Melgosa M, Mueller K, Farr AG, Palmiter RD, Wilson CB. “Dopamine beta-hydroxylase deficiency impairs cellular immunity.”Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1999 Mar 2:96(5):2274-8. PMID: 10051631