Publications 2014 (IVI)

Al-Mulla, H.M., Turrell, L., Smith, N.M., Payne, L., Baliji, S., Züst, R., Thiel, V., Baker, S.C., Siddell, S.G., and Neuman, B.W. (2014) Competitive fitness in coronaviruses is not correlated with size or number of double-membrane vesicles under reduced-temperature growth conditions. mBio 5:2, e01107-13. (Link)

Arason, A.J., Jonsdottir, H.R., Halldorsson, S., Benediktsdottir, B.E., Bergthorsson, J.T., Ingthorsson, S., Baldursson, O., Sinha, S., Gudjonsson, T., and Magnusson, M.K (2014) deltaNp63 has a role in maintaining epithelial integrity in airway epithelium. PLoS One 9:2, e88683. (Link)

Avgan, B., Zimmermann, F., Güntert, M., Arikan, F., and Breitenmoser, U. (2014) The first density estimation of an isolated Eurasian lynx population in Southwest Asia. Wildlife Biology 20:4, 217-221. (Link)

Balmer, S., Vögtlin, A., Thür, B., Büchi, M., Abril, C., Houmard, M., Danuser, J., and Schwermer, H. (2014) Serosurveillance of Schmallenberg virus in Switzerland using bulk tank milk samples. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 116:4, 370-379. (Link)

Baumann, A.#, Démoulins, T., Python, S., and Summerfield, A. (2014) Porcine cathelicidins efficiently complex and deliver nucleic acids to plasmacytoid dendritic cells and can thereby mediate bacteria-induced IFN-α responses. Journal of Immunology 193:1, 364-371. (Link)

Becher, P., Fischer, N., Grundhoff, A., Stalder, H.P., Schweizer, M., and Postel, A. (2014) Complete genome sequence of bovine pestivirus strain PG-2, a second member of the tentative pestivirus species giraffe. Genome Announcements 2:3, e00376. (Link)

Behrensdorf-Nicol, H.A., Bonifas, U., Isbrucker, R., Ottiger, H., Tierney, R., Hanschmann, K.M., Weisser, K., and Krämer, B. (2014) Results of an international transferability study of the BINACLE (binding and cleavage) assay for in vitro detection of tetanus toxicity. Biologicals 42:4, 199-204. (Link)

Bolz, M., Ruggli, N., Ruf, M.T., Ricklin, M.E., Zimmer, G., and Pluschke, G. (2014) Experimental Infection of the pig with Mycobacterium ulcerans: a novel model for studying the pathogenesis of buruli ulcer disease. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 8:7, e2968. (Link)

Braun, U., Reichle, S.F., Reichert, C., Hässig, M., Stalder, H.P., Bachofen, C., and Peterhans, E. (2014) Sheep persistently infected with Border disease readily transmit virus to calves seronegative to BVD virus. Veterinary Microbiology 168:1, 98-104. (Link)

Brunner, K.R., Santschi, E., Gerber, V., Burger, D., and Zanoni, R.G. (2014) Entwicklung einer PCR zum Nachweis der EAV-Infektion. Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde 156:11, 527-538. (Link)

Büchi, M., Abril, C., Vögtlin, A., and Schwermer, H. (2014) Prevalence of antibodies against bluetongue virus serotype 8 in bulk-tank milk samples from dairy cattle herds located in risk areas for bluetongue virus transmission after a vaccination programme in Switzerland. Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift 127:3-4, 158-162. (Link)

Chapron, G., Kaczensky, P., Linnell, J.D. C., von Arx, M., Huber, D., Andrén, H., López-Bao, J.V., Adamec, M., Álvares, F., Anders, O., Balciauskas, L., Balys, V., Bedo, P., Bego, F., Blanco, J.C., Breitenmoser, U., et al. (2014) Recovery of large carnivores in Europe’s modern human-dominated landscapes. Science 346:6216, 1517-1519. (Link)

Démoulins, T., Milona, P., and McCullough, K.C. (2014) Alginate-coated chitosan nanogels differentially modulate class-A and class-B CpG-ODN targeting of dendritic cells and intracellular delivery. Nanomedicine 10:8, 1739-1749. (Link)

Deubelbeiss, A., Zahno, M.-L., Zanoni, M., Bruegger, D., and Zanoni, R. (2014) Real-time RT-PCR for the detection of lyssavirus species. Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Article ID 476091. (Link)

Deubelbeiss, M., Blatti-Cardinaux, L., Zahno, M.-L., Zanoni, R., Vogt, H.R., Posthaus, H., and Bertoni, G. (2014) Characterization of small ruminant lentivirus A4 subtype isolates and assessment of their pathogenic potential in naturally infected goats. Virology Journal 11:1, 65. (Link)

Dürr, S., Fasel-Clemenz, C., Thür, B., Schwermer, H., Doherr, M.G., Dohna, H.Z., Carpenter, T.E., Perler, L., and Hadorn, D.C. (2014) Evaluation of the benefit of emergency vaccination in a foot-and-mouth disease free country with low livestock density. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 113:1, 34-46. (Link)

Fernández-Sirera, L., Casaubon, J., Ryser-Degiorgis, M.P., Vogt, H.R., Marco, I., Peterhans, E., and Bachofen, C. (2014) Specificity of pestivirus antibodies in wild ruminants from Switzerland. Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde 156:7, 349-351. (Link)

Frei, S., Braun, U., Dennler, M., Hilbe, M., Stalder, H.P., Schweizer, M., and Nuss, K. (2014) Border disease in persistently infected calves: radiological and pathological findings. Veterinary Record 174, 170. (Link)

García-Nicolás, O., Baumann, A., Vielle, N.J., Gómez-Laguna, J., Quereda, J.J., Pallarés, F.J., Ramis, G., Carrasco, L., and Summerfield, A. (2014) Virulence and genotype-associated infectivity of interferon-treated macrophages by porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome viruses. Virus Research 179, 204-211. (Link)

Gottipati, K., Acholi, S., Ruggli, N., and Choi, K.H. (2014) Autocatalytic activity and substrate specificity of the pestivirus N-terminal protease Npro. Virology 452, 303-309. (Link)

Jandus, C., Boligan, K.F., Chijioke, O., Liu, H., Dahlhaus, M., Demoulins, T., Schneider, C., Wehrli, M., Hunger, R.E., Baerlocher, G.M., Simon, H.U., Romero, P., Münz, C., and von Gunten, S. (2014) Interactions between Siglec-7/9 receptors and ligands influence NK cell-dependent tumor immunosurveillance. Journal of Clinical Investigation 124:4, 1810-1820. (Link)

Juozapaitis, M., Moreira, É.A., Mena, I., Giese, S., Riegger, D., Pohlmann, A., Höper, D., Zimmer, G., Beer, M., García-Sastre, A., and Schwemmle, M. (2014) An infectious bat-derived chimeric influenza virus harbouring the entry machinery of an influenza A virus. Nature Communications 5, 4448. (Link)

Karli, P., Martlé, V., Bossens, K., Summerfield, A., Doherr, M.G., Turner, P., Vandevelde, M., Forterre, F., and Henke, D. (2014) Dominance of chemokine ligand 2 and matrix-metalloproteinase-2 and -9 and suppression of pro-inflammatory cytokines in the epidural compartment following intervertebral disc extrusion in a canine model. The Spine Journal 14:12, 2976-2984. (Link)

Kindler, E., and Thiel, V. (2014) To sense or not to sense viral RNA - essentials of coronavirus innate immune evasion. Current Opinion in Microbiology 20, 69-75. (Link)

Kochinger, S., Renevey, N., Hofmann, M.A., and Zimmer, G. (2014) Vesicular stomatitis virus replicon expressing the VP2 outer capsid protein of bluetongue virus serotype 8 induces complete protection of sheep against challenge infection. Veterinary Research 45, 64. (Link)

Lundin, A., Dijkman, R., Bergström, T., Kann, N., Adamiak, B., Hannoun, C., Kindler, E., Jónsdóttir, H.R., Muth, D., Kint, J., Forlenza, M., Müller, M.A., Drosten, C., Thiel, V., and Trybala, E. (2014) Targeting membrane-bound viral RNA synthesis reveals potent inhibition of diverse coronaviruses including the middle East respiratory syndrome virus. PLoS Pathogens 10:5, e1004166. (Link)

Mair, K.H., Sedlak, C., Käser, T., Pasternak, A., Levast, B., Gerner, W., Saalmüller, A., Summerfield, A., Gerdts, V., Wilson, H.L., and Meurens, F. (2014) The porcine innate immune system: An update. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 45:2, 321-343. (Link)

McCullough, K.C., Bassi, I., Milona, P., Suter, R., Thomann-Harwood, L., Englezou, P., Demoulins, T., and Ruggli, N. (2014) Self-replicating replicon-RNA delivery to dendritic cells by chitosan-nanoparticles for translation in vitro and in vivo. Molecular therapy. Nucleic acids 3, e173. (Link)

McCullough, K.C., Milona, P., Thomann-Harwood, L., Demoulins, T., Englezou, P., Suter, R., and Ruggli, N. (2014) Self-amplifying replicon RNA vaccine delivery to dendritic cells by synthetic nanoparticles. Vaccines (Basel) 2:4, 735-754. (Link)

Mokhtar, H., Eck, M., Morgan, S.B., Essler, S.E., Frossard, J.P., Ruggli, N., and Graham, S.P. (2014) Proteome-wide screening of the European porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus reveals a broad range of T cell antigen reactivity. Vaccine 32:50, 6828-6837. (Link)

Müntener, C.R., Bruckner, L., Kupper, J., Althaus, F.R., and Schäublin, M. (2014) Vigilance der Tierarzneimittel: Gemeldete unerwünschte Wirkungen im Jahr 2013. Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde 156:11, 519-525. (Link)

Pauli, U., Karlen, S., and Summermatter, K. (2014) The importance of fit-testing particulate filtering facepiece respirators! Applied Biosafety 19:4, 184-192. (Link)

Peterhans, E., and Schweizer, M. (2014) Bovine viral diarrhoea: A playground for virologists and a target for eradication. The Veterinary Journal 199:2, 195-196. (Link)

Schweizer, M., and Peterhans, E. (2014) Pestiviruses. Annual Review of Animal Biosciences 2, 141-163. (Link)

Schybli, M., Sigrist, B., Hess, M., van Leerdam, B., Hoop, R.K., and Vögtlin, A. (2014) Development of a new real-time polymerase chain reaction assay to detect Duck adenovirus A DNA and application to samples from Swiss poultry flocks. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 26:2, 189-194. (Link)

Stegniy, B.T., Gerilovych, A.P., Vilcek, S., Peterhans, E., Kucheriavenko, R.O., Stegniy, M.Y., Goraichuk, I.V., Bolotin, V.I., and Solodiankin, O.S. (2014) Molecular epidemiology issues of BVDV infection in the Eastern Ukraine. Agricultural Science and Practice 1:1, 37-41. (Link)

Tamura, T., Nagashima, N., Ruggli, N., Summerfield, A., Kida, H., and Sakoda, Y. (2014) Npro of classical swine fever virus contributes to pathogenicity in pigs by preventing type I interferon induction at local replication sites. Veterinary Research 45, 47. (Link)

Thiel, V., Thiel, H.J., and Tekes, G. (2014) Tackling feline infectious peritonitis via reverse genetics. Bioengineered 5:6, 396-400. (Link)

Vogt, K., Zimmermann, F., Kölliker, M., and Breitenmoser, U. (2014) Scent-marking behaviour and social dynamics in a wild population of Eurasian lynx Lynx lynx. Behavioural processes 106, 98-106. (Link)

Zimmer, G., Locher, S., Rentsch, M.B., and Halbherr, S.J. (2014) Pseudotyping of vesicular stomatitis virus with the envelope glycoproteins of highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses. Journal of General Virology 95:8, 1634-1639. (Link)

Zürcher, C.#, Sauter, K.S., Mathys, V., Wyss, F., and Schweizer, M. (2014) Prolonged activity of the pestiviral RNase Erns as an interferon antagonist after uptake by clathrin-mediated endocytosis. Journal of Virology 88:13, 7235-7243. (Link)

Zürcher, C#., Sauter, K.S., and Schweizer, M. (2014) Pestiviral Erns blocks TLR-3-dependent IFN synthesis by LL37 complexed RNA. Veterinary Microbiology, 174:3-4, 399-408. (Link)

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