Jerry Simecka - Publications

Microbiology and Immunology University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth 
Microbiology Biology, Molecular Biology, Ecology Biology

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2020 Vitucci JC, Pulse M, Tabor-Simecka L, Simecka J. Epidemic ribotypes of Clostridium (now Clostridioides) difficile are likely to be more virulent than non-epidemic ribotypes in animal models. Bmc Microbiology. 20: 27. PMID 32024477 DOI: 10.1186/S12866-020-1710-5  0.4
2019 Simecka JW, Fulda KG, Pulse M, Lee JH, Vitucci J, Nguyen P, Taylor P, Filipetto F, Espinoza AM, Sharma S. Primary care clinics can be a source of exposure to virulent Clostridium (now Clostridioides) difficile: An environmental screening study of hospitals and clinics in Dallas-Fort Worth region. Plos One. 14: e0220646. PMID 31415582 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0220646  0.4
2016 Shin JY, Wey M, Umutesi HG, Sun X, Simecka J, Heo J. Thiopurine prodrugs mediate immunosuppressive effects by interfering with Rac1 function. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. PMID 27189938 DOI: 10.1074/Jbc.M115.694422  0.68
2016 Odeh AN, Simecka JW. Regulatory CD4+CD25+ T Cells Dampen Inflammatory Disease in Murine Mycoplasma Pneumonia and Promote IL-17 and IFN-γ Responses. Plos One. 11: e0155648. PMID 27175511 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0155648  1
2014 Dobbs NA, Zhou X, Pulse M, Hodge LM, Schoeb TR, Simecka JW. Antigen-pulsed bone marrow-derived and pulmonary dendritic cells promote Th2 cell responses and immunopathology in lungs during the pathogenesis of murine Mycoplasma pneumonia. Journal of Immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 193: 1353-63. PMID 24973442 DOI: 10.4049/Jimmunol.1301772  1
2013 Kim BJ, Lee S, Berg RE, Simecka JW, Jones HP. Interleukin-23 (IL-23) deficiency disrupts Th17 and Th1-related defenses against Streptococcus pneumoniae infection. Cytokine. 64: 375-81. PMID 23752068 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cyto.2013.05.013  0.32
2013 Parsons JB, Kukula M, Jackson P, Pulse M, Simecka JW, Valtierra D, Weiss WJ, Kaplan N, Rock CO. Perturbation of Staphylococcus aureus gene expression by the enoyl-acyl carrier protein reductase inhibitor AFN-1252. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 57: 2182-90. PMID 23459481 DOI: 10.1128/AAC.02307-12  1
2013 Sun X, Jones HP, Dobbs N, Bodhankar S, Simecka JW. Dendritic cells are the major antigen presenting cells in inflammatory lesions of murine Mycoplasma respiratory disease. Plos One. 8: e55984. PMID 23390557 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0055984  1
2012 Maunsell F, Brown MB, Powe J, Ivey J, Woolard M, Love W, Simecka JW. Oral inoculation of young dairy calves with Mycoplasma bovis results in colonization of tonsils, development of otitis media and local immunity. Plos One. 7: e44523. PMID 22970240 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0044523  1
2011 Kim BJ, Kayembe K, Simecka JW, Pulse M, Jones HP. Corticotropin-releasing hormone receptor-1 and 2 activity produces divergent resistance against stress-induced pulmonary Streptococcus pneumoniae infection. Journal of Neuroimmunology. 237: 57-65. PMID 21774994 DOI: 10.1016/j.jneuroim.2011.06.016  0.4
2011 Olson PD, Kuechenmeister LJ, Anderson KL, Daily S, Beenken KE, Roux CM, Reniere ML, Lewis TL, Weiss WJ, Pulse M, Nguyen P, Simecka JW, Morrison JM, Sayood K, Asojo OA, et al. Small molecule inhibitors of Staphylococcus aureus RnpA alter cellular mRNA turnover, exhibit antimicrobial activity, and attenuate pathogenesis. Plos Pathogens. 7: e1001287. PMID 21347352 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Ppat.1001287  1
2010 Love W, Dobbs N, Tabor L, Simecka JW. Toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2) plays a major role in innate resistance in the lung against murine Mycoplasma. Plos One. 5: e10739. PMID 20505832 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0010739  0.32
2010 Bodhankar S, Sun X, Woolard MD, Simecka JW. Interferon gamma and interleukin 4 have contrasting effects on immunopathology and the development of protective adaptive immunity against mycoplasma respiratory disease. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 202: 39-51. PMID 20504237 DOI: 10.1086/653121  1
2009 Bodhankar S, Woolard MD, Sun X, Simecka JW. NK cells interfere with the generation of resistance against mycoplasma respiratory infection following nasal-pulmonary immunization. Journal of Immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 183: 2622-31. PMID 19625649 DOI: 10.4049/Jimmunol.0802180  1
2009 Sieve AN, Meeks KD, Bodhankar S, Lee S, Kolls JK, Simecka JW, Berg RE. A novel IL-17-dependent mechanism of cross protection: respiratory infection with mycoplasma protects against a secondary listeria infection. European Journal of Immunology. 39: 426-38. PMID 19180464 DOI: 10.1002/Eji.200838726  1
2008 Kudchodkar B, Jones H, Simecka J, Dory L. Hyperbaric oxygen treatment attenuates the pro-inflammatory and immune responses in apolipoprotein E knockout mice. Clinical Immunology (Orlando, Fla.). 128: 435-41. PMID 18595776 DOI: 10.1016/J.Clim.2008.05.004  1
2007 Hodge LM, King HH, Williams AG, Reder SJ, Belavadi T, Simecka JW, Stoll ST, Downey HF. Abdominal lymphatic pump treatment increases leukocyte count and flux in thoracic duct lymph. Lymphatic Research and Biology. 5: 127-33. PMID 17935480 DOI: 10.1089/lrb.2007.1001  1
2007 Kim IH, Combrink KD, Ma Z, Chapo K, Yan D, Renick P, Morris TW, Pulse M, Simecka JW, Ding CZ. Synthesis and antibacterial evaluation of a novel series of rifabutin-like spirorifamycins. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 17: 1181-4. PMID 17189695 DOI: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2006.12.026  0.4
2006 Sun X, Jones HP, Hodge LM, Simecka JW. Cytokine and chemokine transcription profile during Mycoplasma pulmonis infection in susceptible and resistant strains of mice: macrophage inflammatory protein 1beta (CCL4) and monocyte chemoattractant protein 2 (CCL8) and accumulation of CCR5+ Th cells. Infection and Immunity. 74: 5943-54. PMID 16988274 DOI: 10.1128/IAI.00082-06  1
2005 Woolard MD, Hudig D, Tabor L, Ivey JA, Simecka JW. NK cells in gamma-interferon-deficient mice suppress lung innate immunity against Mycoplasma spp. Infection and Immunity. 73: 6742-51. PMID 16177352 DOI: 10.1128/Iai.73.10.6742-6751.2005  1
2004 Woolard MD, Hardy RD, Simecka JW. IL-4-independent pathways exacerbate methacholine-induced airway hyperreactivity during mycoplasma respiratory disease. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 114: 645-9. PMID 15356571 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jaci.2004.06.019  1
2004 Woolard MD, Hodge LM, Jones HP, Schoeb TR, Simecka JW. The upper and lower respiratory tracts differ in their requirement of IFN-gamma and IL-4 in controlling respiratory mycoplasma infection and disease. Journal of Immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 172: 6875-83. PMID 15153506 DOI: 10.4049/Jimmunol.172.11.6875  1
2003 Jones HP, Simecka JW. T lymphocyte responses are critical determinants in the pathogenesis and resistance to mycoplasma respiratory disease. Frontiers in Bioscience : a Journal and Virtual Library. 8: d930-45. PMID 12700085  0.32
2002 Hodge LM, Simecka JW. Role of upper and lower respiratory tract immunity in resistance to Mycoplasma respiratory disease. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 186: 290-4. PMID 12134269 DOI: 10.1086/341280  1
2002 Jackson DW, Simecka JW, Romeo T. Catabolite repression of Escherichia coli biofilm formation. Journal of Bacteriology. 184: 3406-10. PMID 12029060 DOI: 10.1128/Jb.184.12.3406-3410.2002  1
2002 Jones HP, Tabor L, Sun X, Woolard MD, Simecka JW. Depletion of CD8+ T cells exacerbates CD4+ Th cell-associated inflammatory lesions during murine mycoplasma respiratory disease. Journal of Immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 168: 3493-501. PMID 11907110 DOI: 10.4049/Jimmunol.168.7.3493  1
2002 Sun X, Hodge LM, Jones HP, Tabor L, Simecka JW. Co-expression of granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor with antigen enhances humoral and tumor immunity after DNA vaccination. Vaccine. 20: 1466-74. PMID 11818167 DOI: 10.1016/S0264-410X(01)00476-5  1
2002 Jackson DW, Suzuki K, Oakford L, Simecka JW, Hart ME, Romeo T. Biofilm formation and dispersal under the influence of the global regulator CsrA of Escherichia coli. Journal of Bacteriology. 184: 290-301. PMID 11741870 DOI: 10.1128/Jb.184.1.290-301.2002  1
2001 Jones HP, Hodge LM, Fujihashi K, Kiyono H, McGhee JR, Simecka JW. The pulmonary environment promotes Th2 cell responses after nasal-pulmonary immunization with antigen alone, but Th1 responses are induced during instances of intense immune stimulation. Journal of Immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 167: 4518-26. PMID 11591779 DOI: 10.4049/Jimmunol.167.8.4518  1
2001 Wei BL, Brun-Zinkernagel AM, Simecka JW, Prüss BM, Babitzke P, Romeo T. Positive regulation of motility and flhDC expression by the RNA-binding protein CsrA of Escherichia coli. Molecular Microbiology. 40: 245-56. PMID 11298291 DOI: 10.1046/J.1365-2958.2001.02380.X  1
2001 Yancey AL, Watson HL, Cartner SC, Simecka JW. Gender is a major factor in determining the severity of mycoplasma respiratory disease in mice Infection and Immunity. 69: 2865-2871. PMID 11292700 DOI: 10.1128/IAI.69.5.2865-2871.2001  1
2001 Hodge LM, Marinaro M, Jones HP, McGhee JR, Kiyono H, Simecka JW. Immunoglobulin A (IgA) responses and IgE-associated inflammation along the respiratory tract after mucosal but not systemic immunization. Infection and Immunity. 69: 2328-38. PMID 11254590 DOI: 10.1128/IAI.69.4.2328-2338.2001  1
1998 Cartner SC, Lindsey JR, Gibbs-Erwin J, Cassell GH, Simecka JW. Roles of innate and adaptive immunity in respiratory mycoplasmosis. Infection and Immunity. 66: 3485-91. PMID 9673224 DOI: 10.1128/iai.66.8.3485-3491.1998  1
1996 Cartner SC, Simecka JW, Briles DE, Cassell GH, Lindsey JR. Resistance to mycoplasmal lung disease in mice is a complex genetic trait Infection and Immunity. 64: 5326-5331. PMID 8945584 DOI: 10.1128/Iai.64.12.5326-5331.1996  1
1995 Liang SC, Schoeb TR, Davis JK, Simecka JW, Cassell GH, Lindsey JR. Comparative severity of respiratory lesions of sialodacryoadenitis virus and Sendai virus infections in LEW and F344 rats Veterinary Pathology. 32: 661-667. PMID 8592801 DOI: 10.1177/030098589503200607  1
1995 Van Ginkel FW, Liu C, Simecka JW, Dong JY, Greenway T, Frizzell RA, Kiyono H, McGhee JR, Pascual DW. Intratracheal gene delivery with adenoviral vector induces elevated systemic IgG and mucosal IgA antibodies to adenovirus and beta-galactosidase. Human Gene Therapy. 6: 895-903. PMID 7578408 DOI: 10.1089/Hum.1995.6.7-895  1
1995 Cartner SC, Simecka JW, Lindsey JR, Cassell GH, Davis JK. Chronic respiratory mycoplasmosis in C3H/HeN and C57BL/6N mice: Lesion severity and antibody response Infection and Immunity. 63: 4138-4142. PMID 7558330 DOI: 10.1128/iai.63.10.4138-4142.1995  1
1995 Faulkner CB, Simecka JW, Davidson MK, Davis JK, Schoeb TR, Lindsey JR, Everson MP. Gene expression and production of tumor necrosis factor alpha, interleukin 1, interleukin 6, and gamma interferon in C3H/HeN and C57BL/6N mice in acute Mycoplasma pulmonis disease Infection and Immunity. 63: 4084-4090. PMID 7558323 DOI: 10.1128/Iai.63.10.4084-4090.1995  1
1994 McIntosh JC, Hagood JS, Richardson TL, Simecka JW. Thy1 (+) and (-) lung fibrosis subpopulations in LEW and F344 rats. The European Respiratory Journal. 7: 2131-8. PMID 7536165 DOI: 10.1183/09031936.94.07122131  1
1993 Hollingshead SK, Simecka JW, Michalek SM. Role of M protein in pharyngeal colonization by group A streptococci in rats Infection and Immunity. 61: 2277-2283. PMID 8500869 DOI: 10.1128/Iai.61.6.2277-2283.1993  1
1993 Simecka JW, Ross SE, Cassell GH, Davis JK. Interactions of Mycoplasmas with B Cells: Antibody Production and Nonspecific Effects Clinical Infectious Diseases. 17: S176-S182. PMID 8399911 DOI: 10.1093/clinids/17.Supplement_1.S176  1
1992 McIntosh JC, Simecka JW, Ross SE, Davis JK, Miller EJ, Cassell GH. Infection-induced airway fibrosis in two rat strains with differential susceptibility Infection and Immunity. 60: 2936-2942. PMID 1612760 DOI: 10.1128/Iai.60.7.2936-2942.1992  1
1991 Waites KB, Figarola TA, Schmid T, Crabb DM, Duffy LB, Simecka JW. Comparison of agar versus broth dilution techniques for determining antibiotic susceptibilities of Ureaplasma urealyticum Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 14: 265-271. PMID 1889178 DOI: 10.1016/0732-8893(91)90041-D  1
1991 Ross SE, Simecka JW, Gambill GP, Davis JK, Cassell GH. Mycoplasma pulmonis possesses a novel chemoattractant for B lymphocytes Infection and Immunity. 60: 669-674. PMID 1730502 DOI: 10.1128/Iai.60.2.669-674.1992  1
1989 Parker RF, Davis JK, Cassell GH, White H, Dziedzic D, Blalock DK, Thorp RB, Simecka JW. Short-term exposure to nitrogen dioxide enhances susceptibility to murine respiratory mycoplasmosis and decreases intrapulmonary killing of Mycoplasma pulmonis. The American Review of Respiratory Disease. 140: 502-12. PMID 2504091 DOI: 10.1164/ajrccm/140.2.502  1
1987 Parker RF, Davis JK, Blalock DK, Thorp RB, Simecka JW, Cassell GH. Pulmonary clearance of Mycoplasma pulmonis in C57BL/6N and C3H/HeN mice. Infection and Immunity. 55: 2631-5. PMID 3666955 DOI: 10.1128/Iai.55.11.2631-2635.1987  1
1985 Davis JK, Simecka JW, Williamson JS, Ross SE, Juliana MM, Thorp RB, Cassell GH. Nonspecific lymphocyte responses in F344 and LEW rats: susceptibility to murine respiratory mycoplasmosis and examination of cellular basis for strain differences. Infection and Immunity. 49: 152-8. PMID 3159678 DOI: 10.1128/iai.49.1.152-158.1985  1
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