REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

Names underlined = Student advisees; * = Corresponding/senior author; full texts may be retrieved by clicking the DOI hyperlinks or by sending a request to Dr. Banerjee.  

  • Higgins D, Pal C, Sulaiman IM, Jia C, Zerwekh JT, Dowd SE, Banerjee P*, Application of high-throughput pyrosequencing in the analysis of microbiota of food commodities procured from small and large retail outlets in a U.S. metropolitan area – A pilot study. Food Res Int. 2018; 105: 29-40. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodres.2017.10.057
  • Sulaiman IM*, Banerjee P, Hsieh YH, Miranda N, Simpson S, Kerdahi K. Rapid detection of Staphylococcus aureus and related species isolated from food, environment, cosmetics, medical device, and clinical samples using VITEK MS microbial identification system. J AOAC Int. 2017; in press. DOI: 10.5740/jaoacint.17-0284
  • Adhikari A*, Kurella S, Banerjee P, Mitra A. Aerosolized bacteria and microbial activity in dental clinics during cleaning procedures. J Aerosol Sci. 2017;114: 209-218. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaerosci.2017.09.019  
  • Banerjee P*, Sulaiman IM, Schneider G, Ray U, Jagadeesan B. Novel Microbial Diagnostic Methods for Clinical, Environmental, and Food Samples. Biomed Res Int. 2017;  2017:3942801. DOI: 10.1155/2017/3942801 
  • Miranda N, Banerjee P, Simpson S, Kerdahi K. Sulaiman IM*. Molecular surveillance of Cronobacter spp. isolated from a wide varieties of foods from 44 different countries by sequence typing of 16S rRNA, rpoB and O-antigen genes. Foods. 2017; 6(5), 35:E36. DOI: 10.3390/foods6050036 
  • Mukherjee N, Patra C, Dowd SE, Chauhan BV , Bartelli D, Banerjee P*. Microbial diversity of source and point-of-use water in rural Haiti – a pyrosequencing-based metagenomic survey. PLoS One. 2016; 11(12):e0167353. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0167353 
  • Mukherjee N, Sulaiman IM, Banerjee P*. Characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from fitness centers in the Memphis metropolitan area, Tennessee. Am J Infect Control. 2016;44(12): 1681–1683. DOI: 10.1101/061044 
  • Kaur H, Nyochembeng LM., Mentreddy SR, Banerjee P, Cebert E. Assessment of the antimicrobial activity of Lentinula edodes against Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria. Crop Prot. 2016;89: 284-288. DOI: 10.1016/j.cropro.2016.08.001 
  • Kennedy NM, Mukherjee M, Banerjee P*. Escherichia coli O157:H7 Cells Exposed to Lettuce Leaf Lysates in Refrigerated Conditions Exhibit Differential Expression of Selected Virulence and Adhesion-related Genes with Altered Mammalian Cell Adherence. J Food Prot. 2016;79(7): 1259-1265. DOI: 10.4315/0362-028x.jfp-15-504 
  • Montgomery NL, Banerjee P*. Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes in biofilms by pulsed ultraviolet light. BMC Res Notes. 2015; 8:235. DOI: 10.1186/s13104-015-1206-9 
  • Mukherjee N, Dowd SE, Wise A, Kedia S, Vohra V, Banerjee P*. Diversity of bacterial communities of fitness center surfaces in a U.S. metropolitan area. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2014; 11(12): 12544–61. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph111212544 
  • Najafi R, Mukherjee S, Hudson J, Sharma A, Banerjee P*. Development of a rapid capture-cum-detection method for Escherichia coli O157 from apple juice comprising nano-immunomagnetic separation in tandem with surface enhanced Raman scattering. Int J Food Microbiol. 2014;189:89–97. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2014.07.036 
  • Banerjee P*, Kintzios S, Prabhakarpandian B. Biotoxin detection using cell-based sensors. Toxins. 2013;5(12):2366–83. DOI: 10.3390/toxins5122366 
  • Banerjee P, Bhunia AK*. Cell-based biosensor for rapid screening of pathogens and toxins. Biosens Bioelectron. 2010;26(1):99–106. DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2010.05.020 
  • Bueno VF, Banerjee P, Banada PP, José de Mesquita A, Lemes-Marques EG, Bhunia AK*. Characterization of Listeria monocytogenes isolates of food and human origins from Brazil using molecular typing procedures and in vitro cell culture assays. Int J Environ Health Res. 2010;20(1):43–59. DOI: 10.1080/09603120903281283  
  • Banerjee P, Franz B, Bhunia AK*. Mammalian cell-based sensor system. Adv Biochem Eng Biotechnol. 2010;117:21–55. DOI: 10.1007/10_2009_21 
  • Banerjee P*, Merkel GJ, Bhunia AK. Lactobacillus delbrueckii ssp. bulgaricus B-30892 can inhibit cytotoxic effects and adhesion of pathogenic Clostridium difficile to Caco-2 cells. Gut Pathog. 2009;1(1):8. DOI: 10.1186/1757-4749-1-8 
  • Banerjee P, Bhunia AK*. Mammalian cell-based biosensors for pathogens and toxins. Trends Biotechnol. 2009;27(3):179–88. DOI: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2008.11.006 
  • Banerjee P, Lenz D, Robinson JP, Rickus JL, Bhunia AK*. A novel and simple cell-based detection system with a collagen-encapsulated B-lymphocyte cell line as a biosensor for rapid detection of pathogens and toxins. Lab Invest. 2008;88(2):196–206. DOI: 10.1038/labinvest.3700703 
  • Banerjee P, Morgan MT, Rickus JL, Ragheb K, Corvalan C, Robinson JP, Bhunia AK*. Hybridoma Ped-2E9 cells cultured under modified conditions can sensitively detect Listeria monocytogenes and Bacillus cereus. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2007;73(6):1423–34. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-006-0622-0 
  • Bhunia AK*, Banada P, Banerjee P, Valadez A, Hirleman ED. Light scattering, fiber optic- and cell-based sensors for sensitive detection of foodborne pathogens. J Rapid Methods Autom Microbiol. 2007;15(2):121–45. DOI: 10.1111/j.1745-4581.2007.00077.x 
  • Banerjee P, Banada PP, Rickus JL, Morgan MT, Bhunia AK*. A portable cell-based optical detection device for rapid detection of Listeria and Bacillus toxins. Proc SPIE. 2005; 5996:5996021-5996027. DOI: 10.1117/12.630793 
  • Mukherjee B*, Patra B, Mahapatra S, Banerjee P, Tiwari A, Chatterjee M. Vanadium--an element of atypical biological significance. Toxicol Lett. 2004 Apr 21;150(2):135–43. DOI: 10.1016/j.toxlet.2004.01.009 
  • Banerjee P, Chatterjee M*. Antiproliferative role of vitamin D and its analogs--a brief overview. Mol Cell Biochem. 2003;253(1-2):247–54. DOI: 10.1023/a:1026072118217 
  • Chakraborty K, Khan GA, Banerjee P, Ray U, Sinha AK*. Inhibition of human blood platelet aggregation and the stimulation of nitric oxide synthesis by aspirin. Platelets. 2003;14(7-8):421–7. DOI: 10.1080/095371032000158763 
  • Kanna P-S, Mahendrakumar CB, Chakraborty T, Hemalatha P, Banerjee P, Chatterjee M*. Effect of vanadium on colonic aberrant crypt foci induced in rats by 1,2 dimethyl hydrazine. World J Gastroenterol. 2003 May;9(5):1020–7. DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v9.i5.1020 


Book Chapters

  • Kintzios S, Banerjee P*, 2015. Mammalian cell-based sensors for high throughput screening for detecting chemical residues, pathogens, and toxins in food, in: Bhunia, A.K., Kim, M.S., Taitt, C.R. (Eds.), High Throughput Screening for Food Safety Assessment, Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition. Woodhead Publishing (Elsevier imprint), pp. 123–146. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-85709-801-6.00005-8 
  • Sarkar P, Panigrahi SS, Nayak A, Prasad K, Roy E, Banerjee P*, 2017. Nanosensors in food safety, in: Kintzios S. (Ed.), Portable Biosensors and Point-of-Care Systems, The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Publishing, Stevenage, SG1 2AY, United Kingdom. pp. 183–207. DOI: 10.1049/pbhe003e_ch10