Carlson, C.M., Schneider, J.R., Pedersen, J.A., Heisey, D.M. and Johnson, C. J. Experimental Infection of Meadow Voles (Microtus pennsylvanicus) with Sheep Scrapie. Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research. Accepted for publication.
Smith, C.B., Booth, C.J., Wadzinski, T.J., Legname, G., Chappell, R., Johnson, C. J. and Pedersen J.A. Humic Substances Interfere with Detection of Pathogenic Prion Protein. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 68, 309-316 (2014).
Johnson, C. J., Gilbert, P.U.P.A., Abrecht, M., Baldwin, K.L., Russell, R.E., Pedersen, J.A., Aiken, J.M. and McKenzie, D. Low Copper and High Manganese Levels in Prion Protein Plaques. Viruses-Basel. 5, 654-662 (2013).
Booth, C.J., Johnson, C. J. and Pedersen, J.A. Microbial and Enzymatic Inactivation of Prions in Soil Environments. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 59, 1-15 (2013).
Nemecek, J., Nag, N., Carlson, C.M., Schneider, J.R., Heisey, D.M., Johnson, C. J., Asher, D.M. and Gregori, L. Red-Backed Vole Brain Promotes Highly Efficient In Vitro Amplification of Abnormal Prion Protein from Macaque and Human Brains Infected with Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Agent. PLOS ONE. 8, e78710 (2013).
Morawski, A.R. Carlson, C.M., Chang, H. and Johnson, C. J. In vitro Prion Protein Conversion Suggests Risk of Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis) to Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies. BMC Veterinary Research. 9, 1-12 (2013).
Bennett, J.P., Rodriguez, C.M. and Johnson, C. J. Degradation of Prion Protein by Lichens of the Genus Cladonia. The Lichenologist. 44, 523-531 (2012).
Rodriguez, C.M., Bennett, J.P. and Johnson C.J. Lichens: Unexpected Anti-prion Agents? Prion. 6, 11-16 (2012).
Johnson, C. J., Bennett, J.P., Biro, S.M., Duque-Velasquez, J.C., Rodriguez, C.M., Bessen, R.A. and Rocke, T.E. Degradation of the Disease-associated Prion Protein by a Serine Protease from Lichens. PLoS ONE. 6, e19836 (2011).
Johnson, C.J., McKenzie, D. Pedersen, J.A. and Aiken, J.M. Meat and Bone Meal and Mineral Food and Feed Additives Increase the Risk of Oral Prion Disease Transmission. J. Toxicol & Environ Health A. 74, 1-6 (2011).
Kurt, T.D., Seelig, D.M., Schneider, J.R., Johnson, C.J., Telling, G.C., Heisey, D.M. and Hoover, E.A. Alteration of the Chronic Wasting Disease Species Barrier by in vitro Prion Amplification. J. Virol. 85, 8528-8537 (2011).
Alberg, E.S., Cross, P.C., Johnson, C.J., Heisey, D.M. and Richards, B.J. Modelling Routes of Chronic Wasting Disease Transmission: Environmental Prion Persistence Promotes Deer Population Decline and Extinction. PLoS ONE. 6, e19896 (2011).
Heisey D.M., Mickelsen N.A., Schneider J.R., Johnson, C.J., Langenberg J.A., Bochsler P.N., Keane D.P., Barr D.J. Chronic wasting disease (CWD) susceptibility of several North American rodents that are sympatric with cervid CWD epidemics. J. Virol. In Press.
Johnson, C.J., Gilbert P., McKenzie D., Pedersen J.A., Aiken J.M. Ultraviolet-ozone treatment reduces levels of disease-associated prion protein and prion infectivity. BMC Res. Notes. 6, 121. 2009.
Russo F., Johnson, C.J., Johnson C.J., McKenzie D., Aiken J.M. and Pedersen J.A. Pathogenic prion protein is degraded by a manganese oxide mineral found in soils. J. Gen Virol. 90, 275-280. 2009
Johnson, C.J., Pedersen, J.A., Chappell, R.J., McKenzie, D. and Aiken, J.M. Oral Transmissibility of Prion Disease is Enhanced by Binding to Soil Particles. PLoS Pathog. 4, e93. 2007.
Johnson, C.J., Phillips, K.E., Schramm, P.T., McKenzie, D., Aiken, J.M. and Pedersen, J.A. Prions Adhere to Soil Minerals and Remain Infectious. PLoS Pathog. 2, e32. 2006.
Hoefert, V.B., Aiken, J.M., McKenzie, D. and Johnson, C.J. Labeling of the Scrapie-associated Prion Protein in vitro and in vivo. Neurosci. Lett. 2-3, 176-180.2004.