1. Heredia, N.L., J.S. Garcia-Alvarado, L.Y. Solís-Soto, H.F. Venegas-García, J.A. Merino-Mascorro and E. Franco-Frias. 2017. Diagnóstico Microbiológico: de lo tradicional a lo moderno. Manual de Laboratorio. Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León. Monterrey, Mexico. ISBN: 978-607-27-0756-6.

2. 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. Labbe, R.G. and García, S. (Editors). 2013. Guide to Food-borne Pathogens. 2nd Edition. John Wiley & Sons. New York. ISBN: 978-0-470-67142-9

4. Garcia S. and N. Heredia. 2009. Fisología de Microorganismos: Manual de Laboratorio. Ed. Trillas. Mexico

5. Heredia, N., I. Wesley and S. García. 2009. Microbiologically Safe Foods. John Wiley & Sons. New York. ISBN: 978-0-470-05333-1.

6. Heredia, N.  and S. García. 2007. Diagnóstico Microbiológico Moderno: Manual de Laboratorio. UANL. ISBN: 978-970-694-443-06.

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

8.  Labbe, R.G. and García, S. (Editors). 2001. Guide to Food-borne Pathogens. John Wiley & Sons. New York. ISBN. 0-471-350346. 404 p.

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

Scientific Papers and Chapters

1. Solís-Soto, L., L. Kuzhippillymyal Prabhakarankutty, S. García, Y. Ortíz-Reyes and N. Heredia. 2021.  Controlling Campylobacter jejuni in vitro and in chicken using combinations of citrus-based and trisodium phosphate formulations. Journal of Food Safety. Submitted.

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

3. Aguayo-Acosta, A., E. Franco-Frías, N. Heredia, J.A. Merino-Mascorro, J.E. Dávila-Aviña, J.E. Vidal and S. García.  2021. Epigallocatechin gallate and Lactobacillus plantarum culture supernatants exert bactericidal activity and reduce biofilm formation in Clostridium perfringens. Folia Microbiologica. 66: 843-853. DOI: 10.1007/s12223-021-00891-z

4. Ortiz, Y., A. García-Heredia, A. Merino-Mascorro, S. García, L. Solís-Soto, and N. Heredia. 2021. Natural and synthetic antimicrobials reduce adherence of enteroaggregative and enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli to epithelial cells. Plos One. 16(5): e0251096. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0251096

5.Pérez-Garza, J., S. García, J. S. Leon, L-A Jaykus, E. Franco-Frías, and N. Heredia. 2021. The cantaloupe farm environment has a diverse genetic pool of antibiotic-resistance and virulence genes. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. https://doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2020.2900

6. Franco-Frías, E.,  V. Mercado-Guajardo, A. Merino-Mascorro, J. Pérez-Garza, N. Heredia, J. S. León, LA. Jaykus, J. Dávila-Aviña and S. García. 2021. Analysis of bacterial communities by 16S rRNA gene sequencing in a melon producing agro-environment. Microbial Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00248-021-01709-8

7. Caballero-Prado, CJ., J. 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.  http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10068-021-00887-y

8. Nakano, H., S. Wu, K. Sakao, J. He, S. Garcia, K. Shetty, and D-X. Hou. 2020. Bilberry anthocyanins ameliorate NAFLD by improving dyslipidemia and gut microbiome dysbiosis. Nutrients. 12:3252; https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12113252

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

10. Tijerina-Rodríguez, L.T., L. Solís-Soto, N. Heredia, J.S. León, L.A Jaykus and S. García. 2020. Validation of a rinse-membrane filtration method for detection of Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157:H7, and Listeria on fresh produce. Journal of Food Protection.  https://doi.org/10.4315/JFP-19-581.

11. 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. León. 2020. Both handwashing and alcohol-based hand sanitizer reduce soil and microbial contamination on farmworker hands during harvest – But produce type matters. Applied and Environment Microbiology. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00780-20

12. García, 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. Boca Raton. CRC Press. ISBN 9780367429218

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

14. Dávila-Aviña, J.E., C.E. Gil-Solís, J.Á Merino-Mascorro, S.García, and N. Heredia. 2020.  Phenolics with bactericidal activity alter motility and biofilm formation in enterotoxigenic, enteropathogenic and enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. Ahead of print. DOI: 10.1089/fpd.2019.2766

15. Treviño-Garza, M.Z., S.A. Yañez-Echeverría, S. García, A.E. Mora-Zúñiga and K. Arévalo-Niño. 2020. Physico-mechanical, barrier and antimicrobial properties of linseed mucilage films incorporated with H. virginiana extract. Revista Mexicana de Ingeniería Química.19:983-996. https://doi.org/10.24275/rmiq/Bio872

16.- García, S., J.E. Vidal, N. Heredia and V. K. Juneja. 2019. Clostridium perfringens. In Food Microbiology: Fundamentals and Frontiers. 5th Ed. (eds) M.P. Doyle, F. Diez-Gonzalez, C. Hll.. American Society for Microbiology. ASM Press. Washington, D.C. ISBN:  978555819965. Doi: 10.1128/9781555819972

17. Ordaz, G., J. A. Merino-Mascorro, 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. 290: 96-104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2019.03.015

18. Corzo-Ariyama, H.A., A. García-Heredia, N. Heredia, S. García, J. León, LA. Jaykus and L. Solís-Soto. 2019. 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

19. Gallegos-Ruíz, B., S. García, N. Heredia, and J. Dávila-Aviña. 2018. Comparison of total polyphenol content, antioxidant activity, and antimicrobial potential among nine cactus pear (Opuntia spp.) cultivars and their by-products. JPACD (2018) 20:113-127.

20. 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, 153; doi:10.3390/foods7090153

21. Heredia N, S. García. 2018. Animals as sources of food-borne pathogens: A review. Animal Nutrition. 4:250e255  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aninu.2018.04.006     

22. Merino-Mascorro J.Á, L.G. Hernández-Rangel, N. Heredia and S. García. 2018. Bacteroidales as indicators and source trackers of fecal contamination source tracking in produce. Journal of Food Protection. 81: 1439-1444. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-18-07

23. Garcia Heredia A., J.E. Dávila-Aviña. C- Zoellner, L.E. Garcia-Amezquita, N. Heredia and S. Garcia. 2018. Essential oils and plant extracts as natural antimicrobial agents. In: Emerging Postharvest Treatment of Fruits and Vegetables. (eds) K. Barman, S. Sharma, M.W. Siddiqui. AAP-CRC Press. p317-352.

24. 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.

25. 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.

26. 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: 1670-1675. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-17-088  

27. Casillas-Vega, N., R. Morfín-Otero, S. García, J. Llaca-Díaz, E. Rodríguez-Noriega, A. Camacho-Ortiz, M. M. Ayala-Castellanos, H.J. Maldonado-Garza, J. Ancer-Rodríguez, G. Gallegos-Ávila, A. Niderhauser-García and E. Garza-González. 2017. Frequency and genotypes of Chlamydia trachomatis in patients attending the obstetrics and gynecology clinics in Jalisco, Mexico and correlation with sociodemographic, behavioral, and biological factors. BMC Women's Health 17:83

28. 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.

29. 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

30. 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

31. 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

32. 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

33. Casillas-Vega, N., R. Morfín-Otero, S. García, A. Camacho-Ortiz, and E. Garza-González. 2017. Causative agents, diseases, epidemiology and diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections. Reviews in Medical Microbiology. 28: 9–18

34. Casillas‐Vega N, Morfín‐Otero R, García S, Llaca‐Díaz J, Rodríguez‐Noriega E, Camacho‐Ortiz A, Ayala‐Castellanos MM, Mendoza‐Olazarán S, Flores‐Treviño S, Peterson‐Morfín S, Maldonado‐Garza HJ, Bosques‐Padilla FJ, Garza‐González E. 2016. Frequency of nine sexually transmitted pathogens, co‐infections and risk factors in patients attending the obstetrics and gynecology clinics in Jalisco, Mexico. Salud Publica. 58, 437-445    http://dx.doi.org/10.21149/spm.v58i4.8024    http://saludpublica.mx/index.php/spm/article/view/8024

35. 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. 62:183-189. doi:10.1007/s12223-016-0487-2

36. 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.

37. 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

38. 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

39. 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.

40. 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

41. 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.

42. 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

43. 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

44. 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

45. 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

46. 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

47. 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.

48. 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

49. 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

50. 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

51. 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

52. 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)

53. 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

54. 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

55. 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.

56. 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

57.  Bhatnahar, D., and S. Garcia, S. 2013. Aspergillus and Aflatoxins. 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

58. 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

59. 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

60. 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

61. 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

62. 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.

63. 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.

64. 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.

65. 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

66. 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

67. 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

68. 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.

69. 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

70. 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.

71. 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.

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

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81. Heredia, N., M. Escobar, C. Rodriguez and S. García. 2005. Extracts of Haematoxylon brasiletto inhibit growth, verotoxin production, and adhesion of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157 : H7 to HeLa cells. Journal of Food Protection. 68:1346-1351. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X-68.7.1346

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85. Álvarez, G., N.L. Heredia and S. García. 2003. Relationship between the effects of stress induced by human bile juice and acid treatment in Vibrio cholerae. Journal of Food Protection. 66: 2283-2288. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X-66.12.2283

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88. Garcia S., M. Araiza; M. Gomez, N. Heredia. 2002. Inhibition of  growth, enterotoxin production, and spore formation of Clostridium perfringens by extracts of medicinal plants. Journal of Food Protection. 65(10):1667-1669. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X-65.10.1667

89. Martínez, S., N. Heredia, S. García, S. Moreno, J. Guevara, A. Núñez, L. Cárdenas. 2002. Effect of the extracts of Ulva fasciata Delile (Chlorophyta) about bacterial and fungal growth. PHYTON, International Journal of Experimental Botany. 2001: 163-166.

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102. S.J. Martínez, J.S. García, N.L. Heredia, L. Villarreal  and C. García. 2000. Antifungal activity of extract of Sargassum filipendula. PHYTON, International Journal of Experimental Botany. 66: 179-182.

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