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Brad Reuhs

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Assistant Professor-Department of Food Science


Contact Info:

breuhs@purdue.edu
765-496-2497


Training Group(s):
Microbiology


Current Research Interests:

General Research Areas

·Polysaccharide analysis

·Plant cell wall compositions, structures, and functions

·Bacterial cell wall compositions, structures, and functions

Specific Research Areas

·Extraction and purification of acidic polysaccharides from cell walls of plants and bacteria

·Pectin analysis

·Capsule, gum, and lipopolysaccharides analysis

·Application of HPLC, GC-MS, and NMR in structural studies of carbohydrates, including polysaccharides

·Role of polysaccharides in bacteria-legume symbiosis

·Detection of bacteria in plant roots



Selected Publications:

Deering, A., Pruitt, R., Mauer, L. J., & Reuhs, B. L. (in press). Examination of the Internalization of Salmonella serovar Typhimurium in Peanut, Arachis hypogaea, using Immunocytochemical Techniques. Food Research International.

Davis, R., Deering, A., Burgula, Y., Mauer, L. J., & Reuhs, B. L. (in press). Differentiation of live, dead, and treated cells of E. coli O157:H7 using FT-IR spectroscopy. J. Appl. Microbiol..

Zhang, Y., Simsek, S., Campanella, O., Ohm, J. B., Chang, H., Reuhs, B. L., & Mergoum, M. (2011). Rheological changes in refrigerated dough during storage in relation to proteins. J. Food Process Engineering, 34, 639-656.

Deering, A., Pruitt, R., Mauer, L. J., & Reuhs, B. L. (2011). Identification of the Cellular Location of Internalized Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Mung Bean, Vigna radiata, using Immunocytochemical Techniques. Journal of Food Protection, 74, 1224-1230.

Simsek, S., Mert, B., Campanella, O., & Reuhs, B. L. (2009). Chemical and rheological properties of bacterial succinoglycans (gums) with distinct structural characteristics.. Carbohydrate Polymers, 76, 320-324.

Simsek, S., Ojanen-Reuhs, T., Marie, C., & Reuhs, B. L. (2009). An apigenin-induced decrease in K-antigen production by Sinorhizobium sp. NGR234 is y4gM- and nodD1-dependent.. Carbohydrate Research, 344, 1947-1950.

Perry, L., SanMiguel, P., Minocha, U., Terehkov, A. I., Shroyer, M., Farris, L. A., . . . Applegate, B. M. (2009). Sequence analyses of Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteriophage FV10 and identification of a phage-encoded immunity protein that modifies the O157 antigen.. FEMS Microbiol. Letters., 292, 182-186.

Reuhs, B. L., & Simsek, S. (in press). Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.. In Food Analysis. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

Reuhs, B. L., & Rounds, M. A. (in press). High Performance Liquid Chromatography.. In Food Analysis. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

Ismail, B., Reuhs, B. L., & Nielson, S. S. (in press). Analysis of Food Contaminants, Residues and Chemical Constituents of Concern.. In Food Analysis. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

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