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Recent Publications:  Vance McCracken, Ph.D.

Pagliero RJ, Mercado* R, McCracken V, Mazzieri MR, Nieto MJ. (2011) Rapid and facile synthesis of N-benzenesulfonyl derivatives of heterocycles and their antimicrobial properties. Lett. Drug. Des. Disc. 8:778-791

Schmitz+ JM, Durham CG, Schoeb TR, Soltau TD, Wolf+ KJ, Tanner+ SM, McCracken VJ, Lorenz RG. (2011) Helicobacter felis-associated gastric disease in microbiota-restricted mice., The Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry. 59:826-841.

Schmitz+ JM, McCracken VJ, Dimmitt RA, Lorenz RG. (2007) Expression of CXCL15 (lungkine) in murine gastrointestinal, urogenital, and endocrine organs. J. Histochem. Cytochem. 55:515-524.
McCracken VJ, Martin SM, Lorenz RG (2005) The Helicobacter felis model of adoptive transfer gastritis. Immunol. Res. 343:183-194.
Lorenz RG, McCracken VJ, Elson CO. (2005) Animal models of intestinal inflammation: Ineffective communication between coalition members. Springer Semin. Immun. 27:233-247.
Elson CO, Cong Y, McCracken VJ, Dimmitt RA, Lorenz RG, Weaver CT (2005) Experimental models of inflammatory bowel disease reveal innate, adaptive, and regulatory mechanisms of host dialogue with the microbiota. Immunol. Rev. 206:260-276.
McCracken VJ, Chun T, Baldeón ME, Ahrné S, Molin G, Mackie RI, Gaskins HR. (2002) TNFα sensitizes HT-29 colonic epithelial cells to intestinal Lactobacilli. Exp. Biol. Med. 227:665-670.
McCracken VJ, Simpson JM, Mackie RI, Gaskins HR (2001) Molecular ecological analysis of dietary and antibiotic-induced alterations of the mouse intestinal microbiota. J. Nutr. 131:1862-1870.
McCracken VJ, Lorenz RG (2001) The gastrointestinal ecosystem: a precarious alliance among epithelium, immunity, and microbiota. Cell. Microbiol. 3:1-11.
Simpson JM, McCracken VJ, Gaskins HR, Mackie RI (2000) Denaturant gradient gel electrophoresis analysis of 16S ribosomal DNA amplicons to monitor changes in fecal bacterial populations of weaning pigs after introduction of Lactobacillus reuteri strain MM53. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 66:4705-4711.
Deplancke BR, Hristova KR, Oakley HA, McCracken VJ, Aminov R, Mackie RI, Gaskins HR (2000) Molecular ecological analysis the succession and diversity of sulfate-reducing bacteria in the mouse gastrointestinal tract. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 66:2166-2174.
Anderson DB, McCracken VJ, Aminov RI, Simpson JM, Mackie RI, Verstegen MWA, Gaskins HR (1999) Gut microbiology and growth-promoting antibiotics in swine. Pig News and Information 115N-112N.
Simpson JM, McCracken VJ, White BA, Gaskins HR, Mackie RI (1999) Optimization of denaturant gradient gel electrophoresis for the analysis of the porcine gastrointestinal microbiota. J. Microbiological Methods 36:167-179.
McCracken VJ, Gaskins HR (1999) Probiotics and the immune system. In: Probiotics: A Critical Review. (Ed. Tannock, G.W.) Horizon Scientific Press, Norfolk, England. pp. 85-111.

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