• 1748 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
1993 …2020

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  • 1748 Citations
  • 20 h-Index
  • 33 Article
  • 2 Review article
2020

The Fungal Cell Wall: Candida, Cryptococcus, and Aspergillus Species

Garcia-Rubio, R., de Oliveira, H. C., Rivera, J. & Trevijano-Contador, N., Jan 9 2020, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, 2993.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
8 Scopus citations
2018

Naïve B cells reduce fungal dissemination in cryptococcus neoformans infected Rag1-/- mice

Dufaud, C., Rivera, J., Rohatgi, S. & Pirofski, L. A., Oct 3 2018, In : Virulence. 9, 1, p. 173-184 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Serum-mediated cleavage of Bacillus anthracis protective antigen is a two-step process that involves a serum carboxypeptidase

Goldman, D. L., Nieves, E., Nakouzi, A., Rivera, J., Phyu, E. E., Win, T. H., Achkar, J. M. & Casadevall, A., May 1 2018, In : mSphere. 3, 3, e00091-18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations
2016

A Small Protein Associated with Fungal Energy Metabolism Affects the Virulence of Cryptococcus neoformans in Mammals

McClelland, E. E., Ramagopal, U. A., Rivera, J., Cox, J., Nakouzi, A., Prabu, M. M., Almo, S. C. & Casadevall, A., Sep 2016, In : PLoS pathogens. 12, 9, e1005849.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

The membrane phospholipid binding protein annexin A2 promotes phagocytosis and nonlytic exocytosis of cryptococcus neoformans and impacts survival in fungal infection

Stukes, S., Coelho, C., Rivera, J., Jedlicka, A. E., Hajjar, K. A. & Casadevall, A., Aug 15 2016, In : Journal of Immunology. 197, 4, p. 1252-1261 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2014

Microbicidal power of alpha radiation in sterilizing germinating Bacillus anthracis spores

Rivera, J., Morgenstern, A., Bruchertseifer, F., Kearney, J. F., Turnbough, C. L., Dadachova, E. & Casadevall, A., Mar 1 2014, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 58, 3, p. 1813-1815 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Platelet-activating factor contributes to bacillus anthracis lethal toxin-associated damage

Rivera, J., Sellers, R. S., Zeng, W., Van Rooijen, N., Casadevall, A. & Goldman, D. L., Mar 7 2014, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 289, 10, p. 7131-7141 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2013

Combinations of monoclonal antibodies to anthrax toxin manifest new properties in neutralization assays

Pohl, M. A., Rivera, J., Nakouzi, A., Chow, S. K. & Casadevall, A., Jun 1 2013, In : Infection and Immunity. 81, 6, p. 1880-1888 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

The Role of Host Gender in the Pathogenesis of Cryptococcus neoformans Infections

McClelland, E. E., Hobbs, L. M., Rivera, J., Casadevall, A., Potts, W. K., Smith, J. M. & Ory, J. J., May 31 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 5, e63632.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations
2012

Analysis of cell cycle and replication of mouse macrophages after in vivo and in vitro Cryptococcus neoformans infection using laser scanning cytometry

Coelho, C., Tesfa, L., Zhang, J., Rivera, J., Gonçalves, T. & Casadevall, A., Apr 2012, In : Infection and immunity. 80, 4, p. 1467-1478 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Serum albumin disrupts Cryptococcus neoformans and Bacillus anthracis extracellular vesicles

Wolf, J. M., Rivera, J. & Casadevall, A., May 1 2012, In : Cellular Microbiology. 14, 5, p. 762-773 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
2011

Chronological aging is associated with biophysical and chemical changes in the capsule of Cryptococcus neoformans

Cordero, R. J. B., Pontes, B., Guimarães, A. J., Martinez, L. R., Rivera, J., Fries, B. C., Nimrichter, L., Rodrigues, M. L., Viana, N. B. & Casadevall, A., Dec 2011, In : Infection and immunity. 79, 12, p. 4990-5000 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Evidence for branching in cryptococcal capsular polysaccharides and consequences on its biological activity

Cordero, R. J. B., Frases, S., Guimaräes, A. J., Rivera, J. & Casadevall, A., Feb 2011, In : Molecular Microbiology. 79, 4, p. 1101-1117 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations
2010

Bacillus anthracis produces membrane-derived vesicles containing biologically active toxins

Rivera, J., Cordero, R. J. B., Nakouzi, A. S., Frases, S., Nicola, A. & Casadevall, A., Nov 2 2010, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107, 44, p. 19002-19007 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

159 Scopus citations

Neutralizing monoclonal antibody to edema toxin and its effect on murine anthrax

Winterroth, L., Rivera, J., Nakouzi, A. S., Dadachova, E. & Casadevall, A., Jun 2010, In : Infection and immunity. 78, 6, p. 2890-2898 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Proteasome inhibitors prevent caspase-1-mediated disease in rodents challenged with anthrax lethal toxin

Muehlbauer, S. M., Lima, H., Goldman, D. L., Jacobson, L. S., Rivera, J., Goldberg, M. F., Palladino, M. A., Casadevall, A. & Brojatsch, J., Aug 2010, In : American Journal of Pathology. 177, 2, p. 735-743 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2009

Identification of linear epitopes in bacillus anthracis protective antigen bound by neutralizing antibodies

Abboud, N., De Jesus, M., Nakouzi, A., Cordero, R. J. B., Pujato, M., Fiser, A., Rivera, J. & Casadevall, A., Sep 11 2009, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 284, 37, p. 25077-25086 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Radiolabeled antibodies to Bacillus anthracis toxins are bactericidal and partially therapeutic in experimental murine anthrax

Rivera, J., Nakouzi, A. S., Morgenstern, A., Bruchertseifer, F., Dadachova, E. & Casadevall, A., Nov 2009, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 53, 11, p. 4860-4868 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2008

Human serum contains a protease that protects against cytotoxic activity of Bacillus anthracis lethal toxin in vitro

Goldman, D. L., Zeng, W. Y., Rivera, J., Nakouzzi, A. & Casadevall, A., Jun 2008, In : Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 15, 6, p. 970-973 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

In vitro evaluation, biodistribution and scintigraphic imaging in mice of radiolabeled anthrax toxins

Dadachova, E., Rivera, J., Revskaya, E., Nakouzi, A., Cahill, S. M., Blumenstein, M., Xiao, H., Rykunov, D. & Casadevall, A., Oct 1 2008, In : Nuclear Medicine and Biology. 35, 7, p. 755-761 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Passive administration of monoclonal antibodies to Anthrolysin O prolong survival in mice lethally infected with Bacillus anthracis

Nakouzi, A., Rivera, J., Rest, R. F. & Casadevall, A., 2008, In : BMC Microbiology. 8, 159.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
2007

The relative susceptibility of mouse strains to pulmonary Cryptococcus neoformans infection is associated with pleiotropic differences in the immune response

Zaragoza, O., Alvarez, M., Telzak, A., Rivera, J. & Casadevall, A., Jun 2007, In : Infection and immunity. 75, 6, p. 2729-2739 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Scopus citations
2006

A monoclonal antibody to Bacillus anthracis protective antigen defines a neutralizing epitope in domain 1

Rivera, J., Nakouzi, A., Abboud, N., Revskaya, E., Goldman, D., Collier, R. J., Dadachova, E. & Casadevall, A., Jul 2006, In : Infection and immunity. 74, 7, p. 4149-4156 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations
2005

A dual role for TGF-β1 in the control and persistence of fungal pneumonia

Shao, X., Rivera, J., Niang, R., Casadevall, A. & Goldman, D. L., Nov 15 2005, In : Journal of Immunology. 175, 10, p. 6757-6763 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Scopus citations

Antibody-mediated protection against Cryptococcus neoformans pulmonary infection is dependent on B cells

Rivera, J., Zaragoza, O. & Casadevall, A., Feb 2005, In : Infection and immunity. 73, 2, p. 1141-1150 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations
Open Access
42 Scopus citations
2003

More is not necessarily better: Prozone-like effects in passive immunization with IgG

Taborda, C. P., Rivera, J., Zaragoza, O. & Casadevall, A., Apr 1 2003, In : Journal of Immunology. 170, 7, p. 3621-3630 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
123 Scopus citations

Neutropenia alters lung cytokine production in mice and reduces their susceptibility to pulmonary cryptococcosis

Mednick, A. J., Feldmesser, M., Rivera, J. & Casadevall, A., Jun 1 2003, In : European Journal of Immunology. 33, 6, p. 1744-1753 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

85 Scopus citations
2002

Antibody efficacy in murine pulmonary Cryptococcus neoformans infection: A role for nitric oxide

Rivera, J., Mukherjee, J., Weiss, L. M. & Casadevall, A., Apr 1 2002, In : Journal of Immunology. 168, 7, p. 3419-3427 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
64 Scopus citations
2001

Identification and characterization of the Cryptococcus neoformans phosphomannose isomerase-encoding gene, MAN1, and its impact on pathogenicity

Wills, E. A., Roberts, I. S., Del Poeta, M., Rivera, J., Casadevall, A., Cox, G. M. & Perfect, J. R., 2001, In : Molecular Microbiology. 40, 3, p. 610-620 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

74 Scopus citations
2000

Antibody interactions with the capsule of Cryptococcus neoformans

Feldmesser, M., Rivera, J., Kress, Y., Kozel, T. R. & Casadevall, A., Jun 2000, In : Infection and immunity. 68, 6, p. 3642-3650 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations
1998

Cell motility of tumor cells visualized in living intact primary tumors using green fluorescent protein

Farina, K. L., Wyckoff, J. B., Rivera, J., Lee, H., Segall, J. E., Condeelis, J. S. & Jones, J. G., Jun 15 1998, In : Cancer Research. 58, 12, p. 2528-2532 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

124 Scopus citations

Characterization of a murine monoclonal antibody to Cryptococcus neoformans polysaccharide that is a candidate for human therapeutic studies

Casadevall, A., Cleare, W., Feldmesser, M., Glatman-Freedman, A., Goldman, D. L., Kozel, T. R., Lendvai, N., Mukherjee, J., Pirofski, L. A., Rivera, J., Rosas, A. L., Scharff, M. D., Valadon, P., Westin, K. & Zhong, Z., Jun 1998, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 42, 6, p. 1437-1446 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
213 Scopus citations

Organ-dependent variation of capsule thickness in Cryptococcus neoformans during experimental murine infection

Rivera, J., Feldmesser, M., Cammer, M. & Casadevall, A., 1998, In : Infection and immunity. 66, 10, p. 5027-5030 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
96 Scopus citations
1993

Quantitative determination of adenovirus-mediated gene delivery to rat cardiac myocytes in vitro and in vivo

Kass-Eisler, A., Falck-Pedersen, E., Alvira, M., Rivera, J., Buttrick, P. M., Wittenberg, B. A., Cipriani, L. & Leinwand, L. A., Dec 15 1993, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 90, 24, p. 11498-11502 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
219 Scopus citations