1967 …2021

Research output per year

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Research Output

2020

Phytotoxic responses of soybean (Glycine max L.) to botryodiplodin, a toxin produced by the charcoal rot disease fungus, macrophomina phaseolina

Abbas, H. K., Bellaloui, N., Butler, A. M., Nelson, J. L., Abou-Karam, M. & Thomas Shier, W., Jan 1 2020, In : Toxins. 12, 1, 25.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Taxonomic diversity, antimicrobial potential and metabolite profiling of aquatic actinobacteria from Kallar Kahar Lake, Pakistan

Aslam, S., Shier, W. T. & Sajid, I., Jan 1 2020, In : Pakistan Journal of Zoology. 52, 3, p. 1101-1112 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

Contamination of sesame seed grown in Mississippi with aflatoxin, fumonisin, and mycotoxin-producing fungi

Abbas, H. K., Wayne Ebelhar, M., Bellaloui, N., Mulvaney, M. J., Stoner, G. R. D., Kotowicz, J. K., Little, N. S., Accinelli, C. & Shier, W. T., Jan 1 2019, In : World Mycotoxin Journal. 12, 2, p. 123-132 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Degradation of microplastic seed film-coating fragments in soil

Accinelli, C., Abbas, H. K., Shier, W. T., Vicari, A., Little, N. S., Aloise, M. R. & Giacomini, S., Jul 2019, In : Chemosphere. 226, p. 645-650 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Optimization of Myrothecium roridum tode: fries phytotoxin production and bioactivity on water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)

Okunowo, W. O., Osuntoki, A. A., Adekunle, A. A., Gbenle, G. O., Abbas, H. K. & Shier, W. T., Jan 1 2019, In : Toxin Reviews.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toxin production in soybean (Glycine max L.) plants with charcoal rot disease and by macrophomina phaseolina, the fungus that causes the disease

Abbas, H. K., Bellaloui, N., Accinelli, C., Smith, J. R. & Thomas Shier, W., Nov 6 2019, In : Toxins. 11, 11, 645.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations
2018

A bioplastic-based seed coating improves seedling growth and reduces production of coated seed dust

Accinelli, C., Abbas, H. K. & Shier, W. T., May 4 2018, In : Journal of Crop Improvement. 32, 3, p. 318-330 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Biological control of aflatoxin production in corn using non-aflatoxigenic Aspergillus flavus administered as a bioplastic-based seed coating

Accinelli, C., Abbas, H. K., Little, N. S., Kotowicz, J. K. & Shier, W. T., May 2018, In : Crop Protection. 107, p. 87-92 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Gold nanoparticle should understand protein corona for being a clinical nanomaterial

Charbgoo, F., Nejabat, M., Abnous, K., Soltani, F., Taghdisi, S. M., Alibolandi, M., Thomas Shier, W., Steele, T. W. J. & Ramezani, M., Feb 28 2018, In : Journal of Controlled Release. 272, p. 39-53 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

41 Scopus citations
Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Monanchoramides A–D, ceramides from the marine sponge Monanchora clathrata with cytotoxic activity

Raslan, A. E., Radwan, M. M., Ahmed, S. A., Nafady, A. M., Zaki, M. A., Wanas, A. S., Abou-Karam, M., Shier, T. W., Hassanean, H. A. & ElSohly, M. A., Feb 2018, In : Phytochemistry Letters. 23, p. 83-89 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2017
22 Scopus citations

Efficient megalin targeted delivery to renal proximal tubular cells mediated by modified-polymyxin B-polyethylenimine based nano-gene-carriers

Oroojalian, F., Rezayan, A. H., Mehrnejad, F., Nia, A. H., Shier, W. T., Abnous, K. & Ramezani, M., Oct 1 2017, In : Materials Science and Engineering C. 79, p. 770-782 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Evaluation of antifungal, phosphate solubilisation, and siderophore and chitinase release activities of endophytic fungi from Pistacia vera

Dolatabad, H. K., Javan-Nikkhah, M. & Shier, W. T., Aug 1 2017, In : Mycological Progress. 16, 8, p. 777-790 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Evaluation of chemical modification effects on DNA plasmid transfection efficiency of single-walled carbon nanotube-succinate-polyethylenimine conjugates as non-viral gene carriers

Hashem Nia, A., Behnam, B., Taghavi, S., Oroojalian, F., Eshghi, H., Shier, W. T., Abnous, K. & Ramezani, M., Jan 1 2017, In : MedChemComm. 8, 2, p. 364-375 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
15 Scopus citations

Megalin-targeted enhanced transfection efficiency in cultured human HK-2 renal tubular proximal cells using aminoglycoside-carboxyalkyl- polyethylenimine -containing nanoplexes

Oroojalian, F., Rezayan, A. H., Shier, W. T., Abnous, K. & Ramezani, M., May 15 2017, In : International journal of pharmaceutics. 523, 1, p. 102-120 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
15 Scopus citations

Mycotoxin contamination in corn smut (Ustilago maydis) galls in the field and in the commercial food products

Abbas, H. K., Shier, W. T., Plasencia, J., Weaver, M. A., Bellaloui, N., Kotowicz, J. K., Butler, A. M., Accinelli, C., de la Torre-Hernandez, M. E. & Zablotowicz, R. M., Jan 1 2017, In : Food Control. 71, p. 57-63 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Scopus citations
2016

A liquid bioplastic formulation for film coating of agronomic seeds

Accinelli, C., Abbas, H. K., Little, N. S., Kotowicz, J. K., Mencarelli, M. & Shier, W. T., Nov 1 2016, In : Crop Protection. 89, p. 123-128 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Leaf application of a sprayable bioplastic-based formulation of biocontrol Aspergillus flavus strains for reduction of aflatoxins in corn

Accinelli, C., Abbas, H. K., Vicari, A. & Shier, W. T., Aug 1 2016, In : Pest management science. 72, 8, p. 1521-1528 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2015

Aflatoxin and fumonisin in corn (Zea mays) infected by common smut Ustilago maydis

Abbas, H. K., Zablotowicz, R. M., Shier, W. T., Johnson, B. J., Phillips, N. A., Weaver, M. A., Abel, C. A. & Bruns, H. A., Jan 1 2015, In : Plant disease. 99, 9, p. 1236-1240 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

DON occurrence in grains: A North American perspective

Bianchini, A., Horsley, R., Jack, M. M., Kobielush, B., Ryu, D., Tittlemier, S., Wilson, W. W., Abbas, H. K., Abel, S., Harrison, G., Miller, J. D., Shier, W. T., Weaver, G., Katzke, D., Maier, D. E., Pestka, J., Boroughs, B. & Bridges, A. R., Jan 1 2015, In : Cereal Foods World. 60, 1, p. 32-56 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Evaluation of recycled bioplastic pellets and a sprayable formulation for application of an Aspergillus flavus biocontrol strain

Accinelli, C., Abbas, H. K., Vicari, A. & Shier, W. T., Jun 1 2015, In : Crop Protection. 72, p. 9-15 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Heterocyclic amine-modified polyethylenimine as gene carriers for transfection of mammalian cells

Salmasi, Z., Shier, W. T., Hashemi, M., Mahdipour, E., Parhiz, H., Abnous, K. & Ramezani, M., Jul 30 2015, In : European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics. 96, p. 76-88 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
2014

Aflatoxin contamination of corn under different agro-environmental conditions and biocontrol applications

Accinelli, C., Abbas, H. K., Vicari, A. & Shier, W. T., Sep 2014, In : Crop Protection. 63, p. 9-14 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Penicillium verruculosum SG: A source of polyketide and bioactive compounds with varying cytotoxic activities against normal and cancer lines

Shah, S. G., Shier, W. T., Jamaluddin, Tahir, N., Hameed, A., Ahmad, S. & Ali, N., Apr 2014, In : Archives of Microbiology. 196, 4, p. 267-278 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2013

Arginine-rich hydrophobic polyethylenimine: Potent agent with simple components for nucleic acid delivery

Parhiz, H., Hashemi, M., Hatefi, A., Shier, W. T., Amel Farzad, S. & Ramezani, M., Sep 1 2013, In : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 60, p. 18-27 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Cytotoxicity and phytotoxicity of trichothecene mycotoxins produced by fusarium spp.

Abbas, H. K., Yoshizawa, T. & Shier, W. T., Nov 1 2013, In : Toxicon. 74, p. 68-75 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

From rationally designed polymeric and peptidic systems to sophisticated gene delivery nano-vectors

Parhiz, H., Shier, W. T. & Ramezani, M., Oct 17 2013, In : International journal of pharmaceutics. 457, 1, p. 237-259 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

22 Scopus citations

Implications of Bt Traits on mycotoxin contamination in maize: Overview and recent experimental results in southern United States

Abbas, H. K., Zablotowicz, R. M., Weaver, M. A., Shier, W. T., Bruns, H. A., Bellaloui, N., Accinelli, C. & Abel, C. A., Dec 4 2013, In : Journal of agricultural and food chemistry. 61, 48, p. 11759-11770 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Molecular weight-dependent genetic information transfer with disulfide-linked polyethylenimine-based nonviral vectors

Parhiz, H., Hashemi, M., Hatefi, A., Shier, W. T., Farzad, S. A. & Ramezani, M., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of Biomaterials Applications. 28, 1, p. 112-124 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Non-covalent functionalization of single-walled carbon nanotubes with modified polyethyleneimines for efficient gene delivery

Behnam, B., Shier, W. T., Nia, A. H., Abnous, K. & Ramezani, M., Jan 1 2013, In : International journal of pharmaceutics. 454, 1, p. 204-215 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Targeted gene delivery with noncovalent electrostatic conjugates of sgc-8c aptamer and polyethylenimine

Shahidi-Hamedani, N., Shier, W. T., Moghadam Ariaee, F., Abnous, K. & Ramezani, M., Jun 1 2013, In : Journal of Gene Medicine. 15, 6-7, p. 261-269 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
2012

Resistance to toxin-mediated fungal infection: Role of lignins, isoflavones, other seed phenolics, sugars, and boron in the mechanism of resistance to charcoal rot disease in soybean

Bellaloui, N., Mengistu, A., Zobiole, L. H. S. & Shier, W. T., Feb 1 2012, In : Toxin Reviews. 31, 1-2, p. 16-26 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Visualization of aflatoxigenic Aspergillus flavus contamination of coconut (Cocos nucifera) nutmeat (copra) using ammonia treatment

Shier, W. T., Horn, B. W., Abbas, H. K. & Weaver, M. A., Oct 31 2012, I International Symposium on Mycotoxins in Nuts and Dried Fruits. International Society for Horticultural Science, p. 177-182 6 p. (Acta Horticulturae; vol. 963).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

β-Galactosylated alkyl-oligoamine derivatives of polyethylenimine enhanced pDNA delivery into hepatic cells with reduced toxicity

Dehshahri, A., Oskuee, R. K., Shier, W. T. & Ramezani, M., Jul 23 2012, In : Current Nanoscience. 8, 4, p. 548-555 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2011

Cucurbitacins-type triterpene with potent activity on mouse embryonic fibroblast from Cucumis prophetarum, cucurbitaceae

Ayyad, S. E. N., Abdel-Lateff, A., Basaif, S. A. & Shier, T., Jul 1 2011, In : Pharmacognosy Research. 3, 3, p. 189-193 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Distribution of aflatoxins in shelling and milling fractions of naturally contaminated rice

Trucksess, M. W., Abbas, H. K., Weaver, C. M. & Shier, W. T., Aug 1 2011, In : Food Additives and Contaminants - Part A Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure and Risk Assessment. 28, 8, p. 1076-1082 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

On the origin of antibiotics and mycotoxins

Shier, W. T., Feb 1 2011, In : Toxin Reviews. 30, 1, p. 6-30 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Scopus citations

Selection of Aspergillus flavus isolates for biological control of aflatoxins in corn

Abbas, H. K., Weaver, M. A., Horn, B. W., Carbone, I., Monacell, J. T. & Shier, W. T., May 1 2011, In : Toxin Reviews. 30, 2-3, p. 59-70 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations
2010

An overview of mycotoxin contamination in foods and its implications for human health

Reddy, K. R. N., Salleh, B., Saad, B., Abbas, H. K., Abel, C. A. & Shier, W. T., Mar 1 2010, In : Toxin Reviews. 29, 1, p. 3-26 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

206 Scopus citations
23 Scopus citations

Erratum: An overview of mycotoxin contamination in foods and its implications for human health (Toxin Reviews (2010) 29 (326))

Reddy, K. R. N., Salleh, B., Saad, B., Abbas, H. K., Abel, C. A. & Shier, W. T., Nov 1 2010, In : Toxin Reviews. 29, 3-4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Scopus citations

Gene expression in lung and liver after intravenous infusion of polyethylenimine complexes of Sleeping Beauty transposons

Podetz-Pedersen, K. M., Bell, J. B., Steele, T. W. J., Wilber, A., Shier, W. T., Belur, L., Mc Ivor, R. S. & Hackett, P. B., Feb 1 2010, In : Human gene therapy. 21, 2, p. 210-220 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Targeted plasmid DNA delivery by galactosylated alkyl-oligoamine derivatives of PEI

Dehshahri, A., Oskuee, R. K., Shier, W. T. & Ramezani, M., Jan 1 2010, In : European Cells and Materials. 19, SUPPL.1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Variability of United States isolates of Macrophomina phaseolina based on simple sequence repeats and cross genus transferability to related genera within Botryosphaeriaceae

Baird, R. E., Wadl, P. A., Allen, T., McNeill, D., Wang, X., Moulton, J. K., Rinehart, T. A., Abbas, H. K., Shier, T. & Trigiano, R. N., Mar 29 2010, In : Mycopathologia. 170, 3, p. 169-180 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
2009

Alkylcarboxylate grafting to polyethylenimine: A simple approach to producing a DNA nanocarrier with low toxicity

Oskuee, R. K., Dehshahri, A., Shier, W. T. & Ramezani, M., Dec 28 2009, In : Journal of Gene Medicine. 11, 10, p. 921-932 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

75 Scopus citations

Gene transfer efficiency of high primary amine content, hydrophobic, alkyl-oligoamine derivatives of polyethylenimine

Dehshahri, A., Oskuee, R. K., Shier, W. T., Hatefi, A. & Ramezani, M., Sep 1 2009, In : Biomaterials. 30, 25, p. 4187-4194 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

94 Scopus citations

Microsatellites from the charcoal rot fungus (Macrophomina phaseolina)

Baird, R. E., Wadl, P. A., Wang, X., Johnson, D. H., Rinehart, T. A., Abbas, H. K., Shier, T. & Trigiano, R. N., May 1 2009, In : Molecular Ecology Resources. 9, 3, p. 946-948 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations