Dra. Norma L. Heredia


1.     Heredia, N.L., J.S. Garcia-Alvarado, L.Y. Solís-Soto, H.F. Venegas-García, J.A. Merino-Mascorro and E. Franco-Frias. Diagnóstico Microbiológicos: de lo tradicional a lo moderno. Manual de Laboratorio. Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León. Monterrey, Mexico. ISBN: 978-607-27-0756-6

2.     S. García, N. Heredia, L. Solís-Soto, J. Dávila-Aviña and A. García-Heredia. 2016. Fisiología de Microorganismos, Manual de Laboratorio. Segunda Edición. Editorial Trillas. ISBN 978-607-17-2696-4

3.     N. Heredia, I. Wesley and S. Garcia. 2009. Producing Microbiologically Safe Foods. John Wiley and Sons. New York. ISBN. 978-0-470-05333-1

4.     S. García and N. Heredia. 2009. Fisiología de Microorganismos, Manual de Laboratorio. Editorial Trillas, S.A.. ISBN: 978-607-17-0233-3   pp. 67  

5.     S. García, N. Heredia, E. Sánchez y L. Solís. 2011. Diagnóstico Microbiológico Moderno. Manual de Prácticas. Editorial Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León. ISBN: 978-970-694-7443-6.

6.     García Alvarado, J.S. and N. L. Heredia. 1999. Bioquímica y Fisiología de Microorganismos, Manual de Laboratorio. Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas.  

7.     García S., and Norma Heredia. 2005. Fisiología de Microorganismos. Manual de Curso. Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, 84 p. ISBN: 970-694-190-8.

Scientific Papers and Chapters

1. Ríos-López, A.L., Heredia, N., García, S., Merino-Mascorro J.Á., Solís-Soto LY., and Dávila-Aviña, J.E. 2021. Effect of phenolic compounds and cold shock on survival and virulence of Escherichia coli pathotype. Vol 42 (1): E12966. Journal of Food Safety. http://doi.org/10.1111/jfs.12966

2. Oyedara, O., O. Fadare, E. Franco-Frías, N. Heredia, and S. García. 2021. Computational assessment of phytochemicals of medicinal plants found in Mexico as potential inhibitors of Salmonella enterica efflux pump AcrB protein. Journal of Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics.  DOI: 10.1080/07391102.2021.2024261

3. Vera-Garcia, M.E., N. Martinez-Acuña, S.A. Lozano-Sepulveda, D. Arellanos-Soto, K.A. Galan-Huerta, J.A. Merino-Mascorro, J. Ramos-Jimenez, N. Heredia, and A.M. Rivas-Estilla. 2021. Unraveling the mechanisms involved in human norovirus pathogenesis: An update in norovirus pathogenesis. Medicina Universitaria. 23(4):1-6. DOI: 10.24875/RMU.21000032

4. García, S., N. Heredia, R.G. Labbé and V.K. Juneja. 2021. Clostridium perfringens gastroenteritis. In: Jr Duc Vugia (Ed). Foodborne Infections and Intoxications, 5th ed. Academic Press. Papperback ISBN: 9780128195192, eBook ISBN: 9780128205747. http://doi.org/10.1016/C2018-0-02948-5

5. Solís-Soto L., L. Kuzhippillymyal Prabhakarankutty, S. García, Y. Ortiz and N. Heredia. 2021. Controlling the growth of Campylobacter jejuni in vitro and in chicken: formulations based in the combination of commercial citrus and trisodium phosphate. Journal of Food Safety. e12938.  https://doi.org/10.1111/jfs.12938

6. Aguayo-Acosta, A., E. Franco-Frías, N. Heredia, A. Merino-Mascorro, J. Dávila-Aviña, J.E. Vidal and S. García. 2021. Culture supernatants of Lactobacillus plantarum and epigallocatechin gallate reduces biofilm formation of Clostridium perfringens and downregulate transcription of Agr-like quorum sensing genes. Folia Microbiologica 66:843–853. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12223-021-00891-z

7. Ortiz Y., A. García-Heredia, A. Merino-Mascorro, L. Solís-Soto, S. García and N. Heredia. 2021. Natural and synthetic antimicrobials reduce adhesion of enteroaggregative and enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli to epithelial cells. PLOS One. 16(5). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0251096

8. Perez-Garza, J., S. García, L-A. Jaykus, J. Leon, E. Franco and N. Heredia. 2021. The cantaloupe farm environment has a diverse genetic pool of antibiotic-resistance and virulence genes. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 18 (7) DOI: 10.1089/fpd.2020.2900.

9. Caballero C., A. Merino-Mascorro, N. Heredia, J. Dávila-Aviña and S. García. 2021. Eugenol, citral and hexanal alone or in combination with heat affect viability, biofilm formation, and swarming on shiga-toxin-producing Escherichia coli. Food Science and Biotechnology. 30: 599-607. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10068-021-00887-y.

10. Franco-Frías. E., V. Mercad, J.A. Merino-Mascorro, N. Heredia, J. Leon, L.A. Jaykus and S. García. 2020. Analysis of bacterial communities by 16S RNAr gene sequencing in a melon producing agro-environment. Microbial Ecology. 82: 613-622. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00248-021-01709-8

11. Casillas-Vega, N. F. Flores-Rodríguez, I. Sotelo-Coronado, M. Vera-García, A. García-Heredia, A.M. Rivas-Estilla, S.A. Lozano-Sepúlveda, S. García, A. Flores-Arechiga, and Norma Heredia. 2020. Norovirus is the most frequent cause of diarrhea in hospitalized patients in Monterrey, Mexico. Pathogens 9: 672; doi: 10.3390/pathogens9090672

12.     Prince-Guerra, J.L, M.E. Nace, R.H. Lyles, A.M. Fabiszewski de Aceituno, F. Bartz, J.M. Arbogast, J. Gentry-Shields, L.-A. Jaykus, N. Heredia, S. García, J.S. Leon. Both handwashing and alcohol-based hand santizer reduce soil and microbial contamination on farmworker hands during harvest - but produce type matters. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 86: e00780-20; doi: 10.1128/AEM.00780-20

13. Tijerina-Rodríguez, L., L. Solís-Soto, N. Heredia, J. León, L-A. Jaykus and S. García. 2020. In-house validation of a rinse-membrane method for processig fresh produce samples for downstream cultural detection of Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157:H7, and Listeria. J. Food Prot. 83: 1592-1597;  https://doi.org/10.4315/JFP-19-581

14.     Dávila-Aviña, J.E, Gil-Solís, C.E., Merino-Mascorro J.Á., García, S. and Heredia, N. 2020. Phenolic compounds alter viability, swarming motility and biofilm formation of pathotypes of Escherichia coli. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease.  DOI: 10.1089/fpd.2019.2766

15.     Garcia, S., G.A. González, J. Dávila-Aviña, A. García, and N. Heredia. 2020. Natural antimicrobials from plants for food applications. In Shetty, K. (ed) Functional Foods and Biotechnology, Second Edition. CRC Press. ISBN 9780367429218

16.     Heredia, N. and S. García. 2020. Production of innocuous fruits and vegetables. In: Nevárez-Moorillón, G.A., L.A. Pradro Barragán, J.L. Martínez Hernández and C.N. Aguilar (Eds). Current developments in Food Microbiology and Biotechnology. Apple Academic Press.  ISBN: 978-177-1888-387

17.     Ordaz, G., A. Merino, S. García and N. Heredia. 2019. Persistence of Bacteroidales and other fecal indicator bacteria on inanimated materials, melon and tomato at various storage conditions. International Journal of Food Microbiology 299: 33-38. Doi: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2019.03.015

18.     García, S., J. Vidal, N. Heredia and V. Juneja. 2019. Clostridium perfringens. In: Diez-Gonzalez R. (Ed). Food Microbiology. American Society for Microbiology. ISBN:  978555819965. https://doi.org/10.1128/9781555819972.ch19

19. Corzo-Ariyama, H.A., A. Garcia-Heredia, N. Heredia, S. García, J. León, L-A. Jaykus and L. Solís-Soto. 2018. Phylogroups, pathotypes, biofilm formation and antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli isolates in farms and packing facilities of tomato, jalapeño pepper and cantaloupe from Northern Mexico. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 290: 96-104;  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2018.10.006

20.  Gallegos-Ruíz, B., S. García, N. Heredia, and J. Davila-Aviña. 2018.  Comparison of total polyphenol content, antioxidant activity, and antimicrobial potential among nine “nopalitos” (Opuntia spp.) cultivars and their by-products. Journal of the Professional Association for Cactus Development. Aceptado. 20: 113-127

21.  Sánchez-Gamboa, C., L. Hicks-Pérez, N. Gutiérrez-Méndez, N. Heredia, S. García, G.V. Nevárez-Moorillón. 2018. Microbiological changes during ripening of Chihuahua cheese manufactured with raw milk and its seasonal variations. Foods. 7(9): 153; https://doi.org/10.3390/foods7090153

22.  Merino-Mascorro, J.A., L. Hernandez-Rangel, N. Heredia and S. García. 2018. Bacteroidales as Indicators and Source Trackers of Fecal Contamination in Tomatoes and Strawberries. Journal of Food Protection 81: 1439-1444. Doi: 10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-18-073

23.  Heredia, N. and S. García. 2018. Animals as Sources of Foodborne Pathogens: A review. Animal Nutrition. 4: 250-255. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aninu.2018.04.006 Open Access

24.  García-Heredia, A., S. Garcia, A. Merino-Mascorro, and N. Heredia. 2018. Control de la Virulencia de cepas patógenas de Escherichia coli por Antimicrobianos Naturales. Ciencia UANL. 87: 24-31.

25.  Morrill, V.N., A.M. Fabiszewski de Aceituno, F.E. Bartz, N. Heredia, S. Garcia, D.J. Shumaker, J. Grubb, J.W. Arbogast, J. Leon. 2018. Visible “Soil” as an Indicator of Bacteria Concentration on Farmworkers Hands. Food Protection Trends. 38:122-128.

26.  García-Heredia, A., J.E. Dávila-Aviña, C. Zoellner, L.E. Garcia-Amezquita, N. Heredia, and S. García. 2018. Essential oils and plant extracts as natural antimicrobial agents. In: Kalyan Barman, Swati Sharma, and Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui, (eds). Emerging postharvest treatment of fruits and vegetables. CRC Press. ISBN: 9781771887007.

27.         Sánchez-Gamboa, C., L. Hicks-Pérez, N. Gutiérez-Méndez, N. Heredia, S. García, and G.V. Nevárez-Moorillón. 2017. Seasonal influence on the microbial profile of Chihuahua cheese manufactured from raw milk. International Journal of Dairy Technology. doi:10.1111/1471-0307.12423

28.          Pérez, J., S. García, and N. Heredia. 2017. Removal of Escherichia coli and Enterococcus faecalis after handwashing with antimicrobial and non-antimicrobial soap and their persistence in rinsates.Journal of Food Protection. 80, No. 10, pp. 1670-1675. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-17-088  

29.     García, S., and N. Heredia. Microbial contamination of foods at retail markets in Mexico. K. Mathews (ed). Food Microbiology: An Introduction. Fourth Ed. American Society for Microbiology. Accepted.

30.     Bartz, F., J.S. Lickness, N. Heredia, A. Fabiszewski de Aceituno, K. Newman, D. Watson Hodge, L-A. Jaykus, S. García, and J. Leon. 2017. Fresh produce microbial indicator contamination on farms and packing facilities: elucidation of environmental routes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 83:e02984-16. https://doi.org/10.1128/AEM.02984-16.

31.     Garcia S. and N. Heredia. 2017. Microbiological Safety of vegetables in the field, during harvest and packaging: a global issue. In: Global Food Security and Wellness (eds). Gustavo Barbosa-Cánovas, Glaucia Pastore, Kezban Candogan,   Ilce G. Medina Meza, Suzana Caetano da Silva Lannes, Ken Buckle, Rickey Yada, Amauri Rosenthal. Springer. New York. ISBN 978-1-4939-6496-3

32.     Castillo, S., J. Dávila-Aviña, N. Heredia, and S. Garcia. 2017. Antioxidant activity and influence of Citrus byproduct extracts on adherence and invasion of Campylobacter jejuni and on the relative expression of cadF and ciaB. Food Science and Biotechnology. 26: 453–459

33.     Treviño-Garza, M.Z. S. García, N. Heredia, M.G. Alanís-Guzmán, and K. Arévalo-Niño. 2017. Layer-by-layer edible coatings based on mucilages, pullulan and chitosan and its effect on quality and preservation of fresh-cut pineapple (Ananas comosus) Postharvest Biology and Technology. 128: 63-75.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2017.01.007

34.     Gomez-Govea, M.A., S. García and N. Heredia. 2016. Bacterial metabolites from intra- and inter-species influencing thermotolerance: the case of Bacillus cereus and Geobacillus stearothermophilus. Folia Microbiologica. doi:10.1007/s12223-016-0487-2

35.     Huerta-Treviño, A., J.E. Davila-Aviña, E. Sanchez, N. Heredia and S. García. 2016. Occurrence of mycotoxins in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.), sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench], and grass (Cenchrus ciliaris L.) retailed in the state of Nuevo León, México. Agrociencia 50: 825-836.

36.     Zoellner, C., F. Venegas, J.J. Churey, J. Dávila-Aviña, Y.T. Grohn, S. García, N. Heredia, R.W. Worobo. 2016. Microbial dynamics of indicator microorganisms on fresh tomatoes in the supply chain from Mexico to the USA. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 238:202–207.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2016.09.013

37.     Garcia-Heredia, A., S. Garcia, J.A. Merino-Mascorro, P. Feng, and N. Heredia. 2016. Natural plant products inhibits growth and alters the swarming motility, biofilm formation, and expression of virulence genes in enteroaggregative and enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli. Food Microbiology. 59:124-132. doi:10.1016/j.fm.2016.06.001

38.     Bartz, F.E., D. Watson Hodge, N. Heredia, A. Fabiszewski de Aceituno, L. Solís, L-A. Jaykus, S. Garcia, and J.S. Leon. 2016. Somatic coliphage profiles of produce and environmental samples from farms in northern México. Food and Environmental Virology. 8:221-226.   DOI:10.1007/s12560-016-9240-x.

39.     Heredia N., C. Caballero, C. Cárdenas, K. Molina, R. García, L. Solís, V. Burrowes, F.E. Bartz, A. Fabiszewski de Aceituno, L.A. Jaykus, S. García and J. Leon. 2016. Microbial indicator profiling of fresh produce and environmental samples from farms and packing facilities in northern Mexico. Journal of Food Protection. 79:1197-1209. DOI: 10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-15-499

40.     Lara-Cortés, E., E. Sánchez, S. García, N. Heredia, R. León–Rodríguez, L.L. Barrera-Necha, and S. Bautista-Baños. 2015. Morphological and physiological response of Pantoea vagans bacterium to four antimicrobial compounds. Acta Microscopica 24: 79-90.

41.     Fabiszewski de Aceituno, A.M., F.E. Bartz, D. Watson Hodge, D.J. Shumaker, J.E. Grubb,  J.W. Arbogast, J. Dávila-Aviña, F. Venegas, N. Heredia, S. García, and J.S. Leon.  2015. Ability of hand hygiene interventions using alcohol based hand sanitizers and soap to reduce microbial load on farmworker hands soiled during harvest. Journal of Food Protection. 78(11): 2024-2032. DOI: 10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-15-102

42.     Fabiszewski de Aceituno, A., N. Heredia, A. Stern, F.E. Bartz, F. Venegas, L. Solís-Soto, J. Gentry-Shields, L.A. Jaykus, J.S. Leon, and S. García. 2015. Efficacy of two hygiene methods to reduce soil and microbial contamination of farmworker hands during harvest. Food Control 59: 787-792. DOI: 10.1016/j.food.cont.2015.06.059

43.     Treviño-Garza, M.Z., S. García, M.S. Flores-González and K. Arévalo-Niño. 2015. Edible active coatings based on pectin, pullulan, and chitosan increase quality and shelf life of strawberries (Fragaria ananassa). Journal of Food Science.  80: M1823-M1830. doi: 10.1111/1750-3841.12938

44.     Heredia, N., L. Solís-Soto, F. Venegas, F.E. Bartz, A. Fabiszewski de Aceituno, L.A. Jaykus, J.S. Leon, and S. García. 2015. Validation of a novel rinse and filtration method for efficient processing of fresh produce samples for microbiological indicator enumeration. Journal of Food Protection. 78:525-530. http://dx.doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-14-324

45.     Castillo, S., N. Heredia, and S. García. 2015. 2(5H)-Furanone, epigallocatechin gallate, and a citric-based disinfectant disturb quorum-sensing activity and reduce motility and biofilm formation of Campylobacter jejuni. Folia Microbiologica. 60:89-95. DOI 10.1007/s12223-014-0344-0

46.     Heredia, N., J.E. Dávila-Aviña, L. Solís Soto, and S. García. 2014. Meat products: main pathogens and non‐thermal control strategies. Nacameh. 8:S20-S24.

47.     Celestino, A., B. Jaime, R. Luévano, L. Solís, S. García and N. Heredia. 2014. Reduction of foodborne pathogens in parsley by an improved formulation containing lime and oregano extracts. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment. 12: 6 - 11

48.     Sánchez, E., J. Dávila-Aviña, S.L. Castillo, N.Heredia, R.Vázquez-Alvarado and S. García. 2014. Antibacterial and antioxidant activities in extracts of fully grown cladodes of eight cultivars of cactus pear. Journal of Food Science. 79:M659-M664.10.1111/1750-3841.12416

49.     Castillo, S., N. Heredia, E. Arechiga-Carvajal, and S. García. 2014. Citrus extracts as inhibitors of quorum sensing, biofilm formation and motility of Campylobacter jejuni. Food Biotechnology. 28: 106-122. 905436.2014.895947

50.     Ravaliya, K., J. Gentry-Shields, S. Garcia, N. Heredia, A. Fabiszewski de Aceituno, F.E. Bartz, J.S. Leon, and L-A. Jaykus. 2014. Use of bacteroidales microbial source tracking to monitor fecal contamination in fresh produce production. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 80:612-617. doi:10.1128/AEM.02891-13

51.     Garcia, S., and N. Heredia. 2014. Aflatoxins: an overview. In Dixon JE (Ed) Aflatoxin Control: Safeguarding Animal Feed with Calcium Smectite. ASA and SSSA, Madison, WI. doi:10.2136/2014.aflatoxins.c1   ISBN: 978-0-89118-341-9 (print) ISBN: 978-0-89118-342-6 (electronic)

52.     Sánchez, E., N. Heredia, M.R. Camacho, and S. García. 2013. Isolation, characterization, and mode of antimicrobial action against Vibrio cholerae of methyl gallate isolated from Acacia farnesiana. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 115, 1307—1316. 10.1111/jam.12328

53.     Cárdenas, C., K. Molina, N. Heredia and S. García. 2013. Evaluation of microbial contamination of tomatoes and peppers at retail markets in Monterrey, Mexico. Journal of Food Protection. 76: 1475–1479. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-12-561

54.     García-Heredia, A., N. Orue, N. Heredia, and S. García. 2013. Efficacy of citrus-based disinfectants to inhibit growth, swarming, and biofilm formation of Salmonella and decontaminate parsley. Journal of Food Agriculture & Environment. 11: 1295-1299.

55.     Orue, N., S. García, P. Feng and N. Heredia. 2013. Decontamination of Salmonella, Shigella, and Escherichia coli O157:H7 from leafy green vegetables using edible plant extracts. Journal of Food Science. 78: M290–M296. 10.1111/1750-3841.12016

56. Garcia, S., and N. Heredia. 2013. Campylobacter. In: R. Labbe and S. Garcia (Eds). Guide to Foodborne Pathogens. 2nd ed. John Wiley and Sons. New York. ISBN: 978-0-470-67142-9

57.     Heredia, N.L., y J.S. García Alvarado. 2013. Clostridium perfringens. In Torres-Vitela, R. (Ed). Riesgos Asociados al Consumo de Alimentos. Universidad de Guadalajara. pp. 159-173. ISBN 978-607-450-641-9

58.     Casillas-Buenrostro, R.M., N.L. Heredia, DA.L. Benesh, and S. García. 2012. Efficacy of 3MTM PetrifilmTM aerobic count plates for enumerating Bacillus sporothermodurans and Geobacillus stearothermophilus in UHT milk. International Dairy Journal. 25:147–149.  doi:10.1016/j.idairyj.2012.01.004

59.     Perez-Montaño, JA., D. Gonzalez–Aguilar, J.  Barba, C. Pacheco-Gallardo, C.A. Campos-Bravo, S. García, N.L. Heredia and E. Cabrera-Diaz. 2012. Frequency and antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella serotypes on beef carcasses at small abattoirs in Jalisco State, Mexico. Journal of Food Protection. 75: 867-873. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-11-423

60.     Gómez-Govea, M., L. Solís-Soto, N. Heredia, S. Garcia, G. Moreno, O. Tovar, and G. Inzunsa. 2012.  Analysis of microbial contamination levels of fruits and vegetables at retail in Monterrey, Mexico. Journal of Food Agriculture & Environment.10: 152-156.

61.     Castillo, S.L., N. Heredia, J.F. Contreras and S. García. 2011. Extracts of edible and medicinal plants in inhibition of growth, adherence, and cytotoxin production of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli. Journal of Food Science. 76:421-428. DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2011.02229.

62.      Susana Lozano-Muñiz, Norma Heredia and Santos García. 2011. Species of Agave induces morphological changes on Aspergillus parasiticus Speare and Aspergillus flavus Link Ex Fries. Journal of Food Agriculture & Environment. 9:767-770.

63.     Solís-Soto, LY, S. García, I. Wesley and N. Heredia. 2011. A charcoal- and blood-free enrichment broth for isolation and PCR detection of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli. Journal of Food Protection. 74-221-227. http://dx.doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-10-282

64.      Limon JC, L. Solís, S. García, and N. Heredia. 2011. Cold tolerance of Clostridium perfringens induced by food additives at neutral pH. Acta Alimentaria, 40:87-94.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1556/AAlim.40.2011.1.12

65.      Rosas-Taraco, A., E. Sanchez, N. Heredia,  D. Bhatnagar and Santos García. 2011. Extracts of Agave americana inhibit aflatoxin production in Aspergillus parasiticus. World Mycotoxin Journal.4:37-42.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3920/WMJ2010.1219

66.     García, S., and N. Heredia. 2011. Clostridium perfringens: A dynamic foodborne pathogen. Food and Bioprocess Technologies. 4:624-630. DOI: 10.1007/s11947-009-0182-2.

67.     Heredia, N.L. and S. García. 2011. Detección rápida de patógenos y toxinas en Alimentos: pros y contras. Avances en Proteómica del Siglo XXI. Universidad Autónoma de Durango. Aceptado.

68.     Sánchez, E., S. García, and N Heredia. 2010. Extracts of edible and medicinal plants damage membranes of Vibrio cholerae. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76:6888-6894. doi:10.1128/AEM.03052-09

69.     Valtierra-Rodríguez, Diana, Heredia N.L., García, S. and Sánchez E. 2010. Reduction of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli in poultry skin by fruit extracts. Journal of Food Protection. 73:477-482.

70.     Malagón,  I., García, S. and Heredia N. 2010. Adherence, Invasion, Toxigenic, and Chemotactic Properties of Mexican Campylobacter Strains   Journal of Food Protection. 73:2093-2098.

71.    Feng, P. and N. Heredia. 2009. Rapid methods for foodborne bacterial enumeration and pathogen detection. In: Heredia, N., I Wesley and S. Garcia (Eds). Producing Microbiologically Safe Foods. John Wiley and Sons. New York

72.     Ramírez, R., Almanza, Y., González R., García, S., and Heredia., N.L. 2009. Avian pathogenic Escherichia coli binds fibronectin and laminin. Veterinary Research communications. 33:379-386. DOI: 10.1007/s11259-008-9180-5.

73.     Ramirez, R., Y. Almanza, S. García and N. Heredia. 2009 Adherence and invasion of avian pathogenic Escherichia coli to avian tracheal epithelial cells. World J. Microbiology and Biotechnology. 25:1019-1023. 10.1007/s11274-009-9978-5

74.     Sanchez, E., L. Solis, S. Garcia and N. Heredia. 2009. Traditional Methods for Detection of Foodborne Pathogens. In: Heredia, N., I Wesley and S. Garcia (Eds). Microbiologically Safe Foods. John Wiley and Sons. New York. ISBN: 978-0-470-05333-1

75.     Heredia, N. and S. Garcia. 2009. Food Safety Issues and the Microbiology of Chocolate and Sweeteners. In: Heredia, N., I Wesley and S. Garcia (Eds). Microbiologically Safe Foods. John Wiley and Sons. New York. ISBN: 978-0-470-05333-1

76.     Garcia S. and N. Heredia. 2009. Foodborne Pathogens and Toxins: an overview. In: Heredia, N., I Wesley and S. Garcia (Eds). Microbiologically Safe Foods. John Wiley and Sons. New York. ISBN: 978-0-470-05333-1

77.     Heredia, N., Ybarra, P., Hernández C. and García, S. 2008. Extracellular protectants produced by Clostridium perfringens cells at elevated temperatures. Letters in Applied microbiology. 48 (1):133-139. 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2008.02504.x

78.     Verastegui, A., S. García, A. Oranday, C. Rivas and N. Heredia. 2008. Species of Agave with antimicrobial activity against selected pathogenic bacteria and fungi. World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology. 24:1249-1252.  10.1007/s11274-007-9563-8

79.     Zúñiga-Estrada, A., F. Tejeda-Trujillo, F. Concha Valdez and N. Heredia. 2006. Microbiología Sanitaria. Revista Latinoamericana de Microbiología. 48(2):226-230.

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