Interdisciplinary PhD in Molecular Biosciences

Dr. Anthony L. Newsome - Publications

Trim, R.D., M.A. Skinner, M.B. Farone, J.D. DuBois, and A.L. Newsome. Use of PCR to detect Entamoeba gingivalis in diseased gingival pockets and demonstrate its absence in healthy gingival sites. Parasitology Research. 109:857-864.

Maloney, J., A.L. Newsome, J. Huang, J. Kirby, M. Kranz, B. Dunlap, M.J. Yabsley, F. Jones, and A.C. Moncayo. 2010. Seroprevalence of Trypanosoma cruzi in raccoons from Tennessee. The Journal of Parasitology. 97:353-358.

Newsome, A.L., J.D. DuBois, and J.D. Tenney. 2009. Disinfection of football protective equipment using chlorine dioxide produced by the ICA TriNova system. BMC Public Health. 9:326.

Newsome, A.L., J.P. Johnson, R.L. Seipelt, and M.W. Thompson. 2007. Apolactoferrin inhibits the catalytic domain of matrix metalloproteinase-2 by zinc chelation. Biochemistry and Cell Biology. 85: 563-572.

Berk, S.G., J.H. Gunderson, A.L. Newsome, A.L. Farone, B.J. Hayes, K.S. Redding, N. Uddin, E.L. Williams, R.A. Johnson, A. Reid, J. Skkimmyhorn, and M.B. Farone. 2006. Occurrence of infected amoebae in cooling towers compared with natural aquatic environments: implications for emerging pathogens. Environmental Science and Technology. 40:7440-7444.

Newsome, A.L. And C.R. McGhee. 2006. Trypanosoma cruzi in triatomes from an urban and a domestic setting in Middle Tennessee. Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science. 81:62-65

McNealy, T., A.L. Newsome, R.A. Johnson, and S.G. Berk. 2002. Impact of amoebae, bacteria, and Tetrahymena on Legionella Pneumophilia multiplication and distribution in an aquatic environment in Legionella, ed. R. Marre et al. ASM Press p. 170-175.

Chappel, C.A., J.A. Wright, M. Coletta and A.L. Newsome. 2001. Standardized method of measuring Acanthamoeba antibodies in sera from healthy human subjects. Clinical and Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology. 8: 724-730

Herwaldt, B.L., M.J. Grijalva, A.L. Newsome, C.R. McGhee, M.R. Powell, D.G. Nemec, F.C. Steurer, and M.L. Eberhard. 1998. Use of polymerase chain reaction to diagnose the fifth reported U.S. Case of autochthonous transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi-Tennessee. Journal Infectious Diseases

Desai, R., C.T. Welsh, M. Summry, M.F. Farone, and A.L. Newsome. 1999. The potiental of in sity hybridization and an immunogold assay to identify Legionella associations with other microorganisms. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 37: 155-164.

Newsome, A.L., T.M. Scott, R.F. Benson, and B.F. Fields. 1998. Isolation of an amoeba naturally harboring a distinctive Legionella species. Applied and Environmental Microbiolgy. 64: 1688-1693

Newsome, A.L. 1996. The pathogenic free-living amoeba: infection by Naegleria fowleri. Clinical Laboratory Science. 9: 183-185.

Powell, E.L., A.L. Newsome, S.D. Allen and G.B. Knudson. 1994. Identification of antigens of pathogenic free-living amoebae by protein immunoblotting with rabbit immune and human sera. Clinical and Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology. 1: 493-499.

Newsome, A.L., F.T. Curtis, C.G. Culbertson, and S.D. Allen. 1992. Identification of Acanthamoeba in bronchoalveolar lavage specimens. Diagnostic Cytopathology 8: 231-234.

Sheets, P.B., A.L. Newsome, and S.D. Allen. Detection of human serum antibodies reactive with Acanthamoeba polyphaga by use of an indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) test. Proceedings in Protozoology. Allen Press. 1992.

Sheets, P.B., A.L. Newsome, and S. D. Allen. Detection of animal serum proteins reactive with Acanthamoeba polyphaga by use of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). Proceedings in Protozoology Allen Press 1992.

Lassiter, M.O., A. L. Newsome and R.R. Arnold. 1986. Characterization of lactoferrin interaction with Streptococcus mutans. Journal Dental research. 66:480-485.

Newsome, A.L., L. Sams, M.O. Lassiter and R.R. Arnold. 1986. Anion-binding: a possible role in lacoferrin bactericidal activitity. Molecular Microbiology and Immunobiology Streptococcus mutans. Eds. S. Hamada, S.M. Michalek, L. Menaker, and J.R. McGhee, p.470

Newsome, A.L. and R.R. Arnold. 1985. Equivalent mortality in normal and athymic mice infected with Naegleria fowleri. Journal of Parasitology. 71:678-679.

Newsome, A.L., R.L. Baker, R.D. Miller and R.R. Arnold. 1985. Intracellular interactions between Legionella pneumophilia and Naegleria fowleri. Infection and Immunity 50:449-452.

Sonnefeld, G., A.L.W. Degee, J.M. Mansfield, A.L. Newsome, R.R. Arnold, and F. Kierszenbaum. 1985. Role of interferon resistance and immunity too protozoa p. 299-305., in The Biology of the Interferon System, H. Kirchner and H. Schellekens eds. Elsevier Science Publishers.

Newsome, A.L. and W.E. Wilhelm. 1983. Amoebae in TVA waters with special reference to thermophilic Naegleria. Proceedings Helminthological Society Washington. 50:159-164.

Newsome, A.L. And W.E. Wilhelm. 1983. Inhibition of Naegleria by microbial iron-chelating agents:ecological implications. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 45:665-668.

Newsome, A.L., K.W. Bafundo, T. T.L. Turpin and W.E. Wilhelm. 1981. Intestinal helminthes from wild turkey of Shelby forest Wildlife Management Area. Tennessee Academy of Science. 56:115-117.

Newsome, A.L. and W.E. Wilhelm. 1981. Effect of exogenous iron on the viability of pathogenic Naegleria in fetal calf serum. Experientia. 37:1160-1161.

Newsome, A.L., K.W. Bafundo, and W.E. Wilhelm. 1980. First report of Postharmostum gallunim from North America. Journal of Parasitology. 66:864

Newsome, A.L. and W. E. Wilhelm. 1979. Trichinella spiralis in raccoons (Procyon lotor) of Tennessee. Journal of Parasitology. 65:108

Newsome, A.L. and J.P. Harley. 1978. Trichinella spiralis: Acceleration and inhibition of cyst calicification in rats. Experientia. 34:1567-1568.

Published Abstracts

Approximately 70 abstracts have been published from presentations at varuous National and international meetings.