Dr. Secott's Selected Publications

Secott, T.E., T.L. Lin, and C.C. Wu. 2004. Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis fibronectin-attachment protein facilitates M cell targeting and invasion through a fibronectin bridge with host integrins. Infection and Immunity. 72:3724-3732.

Secott, T.E., T.L. Lin, and C.C. Wu. 2002. Fibronectin attachment protein is necessary for efficient attachment and invasion of epithelial cells by Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Infection and Immunity. 70:2670-2675.

Secott, T.E., T.L. Lin, and C.C. Wu. 2001. Fibronectin attachment protein homologue mediates fibronectin binding by Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Infection and Immunity. 69:2075-2082.

Secott, T.E., A.M. Ohme, K.S. Barton, C.C. Wu, and F.A. Rommel. 1999. Mycobacterium paratuberculosis detection in bovine feces is improved by coupling agar culture enrichment to an IS900-specific polymerase chain reaction assay. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 11:441-447.

Woodworth, C, T. Secott, and H. C. Isom. 1986. Transformation of rat hepatocytes by transfection with simian virus 40 DNA to yield proliferating differentiated cells. Cancer Research. 46:4018-4026.

Isom, H. C., T. Secott, I. Georgoff, C. Woodworth, and J. Mummaw. 1985. Maintenance of differentiated rat hepatocytes in primary culture. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 82:3252-3256.

Georgoff, I., T. Secott, and H. C. Isom. 1984. Effect of simian virus 40 infection on albumin production by hepatocytes cultured in chemically defined medium and plated on collagen and non-collagen attachment surfaces. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 259:9595-9602.

Ruhland, C. T., A. J. Remund, C. M. Tiry, and T. E. Secott. 2018. Litter decomposition of three lignin-deficient mutants of Sorghum bicolor during spring thaw. Acta Oecologica, 91: 16-21.

Rock, K. E., L. C. Kinkead, and T. E. Secott. 2015. The biological reducing agent Oxyrase improves the resuscitation of dormant Mycobacterium smegmatis and Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Microbiology Research 17: 13-18.

Wu, C. C., T. Secott, and T. L. Lin. 2006. Identification and subspeciation of Mycobacterium avium complex isolates by PCR amplification of a fibronectin-attachment protein gene element, p. 438-442. In E.J.B. Manning and S.S. Nielsen (eds.), Proceedings of the Eighth International Colloquium on Paratuberculosis. International Association for Paratuberculosis, Madison, WI