Dra. Norma Heredia

Books and Scientific Papers


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

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

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

4. 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.  

5. 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.


1) Mayra Z. Treviño-Garza, Santos García, Norma Heredia, Ma. Guadalupe Alanís Guzmán, and Katiushka Arévalo-Niño. 2016. Development of layer-by-layer edible coatings based on mucilages, pullulan and chitosan and its effect on quality and shelf-life of fresh-cut pineapple (Ananas comosus). In preparation.

2) Bernardo Gallegos-Ruíz, Santos García, Norma Heredia, and Jorge Davila-Aviña. 2016.  Comparative analysis of total polyphenols, antioxidant activity and antimicrobial potential of nine cultivars of “nopalitos” (Opuntia spp.) and its by-products. In preparation.

3) Sandra Castillo, Jorge Dávila-Aviña, Norma Heredia, and Santos Garcia. 2016. Evaluation of antioxidant properties of citrus by-products and their activity on adherence and invasion to HeLa cells in Campylobacter jejuni. In preparation.

4) Hesperia Andrea Corzo-Ariyama, Alam Garcia-Heredia, Norma Heredia, Santos García, Juan León, LeeAnn Jaykus and Luisa Solís-Soto. 2016. Pathotypes, phylogroups, biofilm formation ability and antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli isolates from chain production of tomato, jalapeño pepper and melon in Northern Mexico. In preparation.

5) Faith Bartz, Jacquelyn Sunshine Lickness, Norma Heredia, Anna Aceituno, Kira L Newman, Domonique Watson, Lee- Ann Jaykus, Santos Garcia, Juan S. Leon. 2015. Microbial indicator contamination of produce and association with contamination in the farm environment in northern Mexico. In preparation.

6) Tijerina-Rodríguez, L., S. García, L. Solís, L.A. Jaykus, J. Leon, and N. Heredia. 2016. Validation of an alternative method based on membrane filtration for detection of bacterial pathogens on fresh produce. In preparation.  

7) Gomez Govea, M., 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. Enviado

8) Sánchez-Gamboa, C., N. Heredia, S. García, and G.V. Nevárez-Moorillón. 2016. Seasonal variations on the microbial profile of Chihuahua cheese elaborated with rawmilk. Enviado a International Journal of Dairy Technology. Enviado

9) Huerta, A., J. Davila-Aviña, E. Sanchez, N. Heredia and S. García. 2016. Mycotoxin occurrence in three types of forages (alfalfa, sorghum and grass) distributed in Nuevo León State, México. Agrociencia. Enviado.

10) Garcia-Heredia, A., J.A. Merino-Mascorro, P. Feng, S. Garcia and N. Heredia. 2016. Natural products and rifaximin alter swarming motility, biofilm formation, and expression of virulence genes of enteroaggregative and enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli. Food Microbiology.59:124-132. doi:10.1016/j.fm.2016.06.001

11) Garcia S. and N. Heredia. 2016. Microbiological Safety of vegetables in the field, during harvest and packaging: a global issue. In: Food Security and Wellness (eds). Gustavo Barbosa-Cánovas, Glaucia Pastore, Delia Rodrigues-Amaya, Suzana Caetano da Silva Lannes, Rickey Yada, Amauri Rosenthal  and Ken Buckle. Springer. (Submitted by invitation).

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

13) García, S., and N. Heredia. 2016. Microbial contamination of foods at retail markets in Mexico. K. Mathews (ed). Food Science: An Introduction. Fourth Ed. American Society for Microbiology. Accepted

14) 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

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

16) Fabiszewski de Aceituno, A., N. Heredia, A.Stern, F. Bartz, F. Venegas, L. Solís, 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 jands during harvest. Food Control 59: 787-792. DOI: 10-1016/j.food.cont.2015.06.059

17) Fabiszewski de Aceituno, A.M., F.E. Bartz, D. Watson, D.J. Shumaker, J. 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 farmworkers hands soiled during harvest. Journal of Food Protection. 78(11): 2024-2032. DOI: 10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-15-102

18)  Heredia, N., L. Solis, F. Venegas, F. Bartz, A. Fabisewski, J. León, L. Jaykus 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. DOI: 10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-14-324

19)  Castillo, S., N. Heredia and S. García. 2015. 2(5H)-Furanone and epigallocatechin gallate possess anti-quorum-sensing activity against Campylobacter jejuni. Folia Microbiologica.  60:89-95 DOI: 10.1007/s12223-01403440

20) Heredia, N., J. Dávila-Aviña, L. Solís, and S. García. 2014. Productos cárnios: prin-cipales patógenos y estrategias no térmicas de control. Revista Electronica en Ciencia y Tecnologia de la Carne Nacameh. 8:20-42.

21) 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 and Environment. 12:6-11.

22) Sánchez, E., S.L.Castillo, J. Dávila-Aviña, N. Heredia, R. Vázquez-Alvarado and S. García. 2014. Antibacterial and antioxidant activities of fully-grown cladodes of eight cultivars of cactus pear. Journal of Food Science. 79(4): M659-M664. DOI: 10.1111/1750-3841.12416

23) Castillo, S., N. Heredia, E. Arechiga and S. García. 2014. Citrus extracts as inhibitors of quorum sensing, biofilm formation and motility of Campylobacter jejuni. Food Biotechnology. 28: 106-122. DOI: 10.1080/089054436.2014.895947

24) Ravaliya, K., J. Gentry-Shields, S. García,  N. Heredia, A. Fabisewsky de Aceituno,  F. Bartz, J. Leon, and  L.A. Jaykus. 2014.  Use of bacteroidales microbial source tracking to monitoir fecal contamination in fresh produce production. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 80: 612-617. DOI:10.1128/AEM.02891-13

25)  Sanchez, 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. DOI: 10.1111/jam12328

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

27)  Cardenas, C., K. Molina, N. Heredia and S. Garcia. 2013. Evaluation of microbial contamination of tomatoes and peppers at retail markets in Monterrey Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Journal of Food Protection 76:1475-1479. DOI: 10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-12-561.

28)  Orue, N., S. Garcia, 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. DOI: 10.1111/1750-3841.12016

29) Heredia, N.L. and S. García. 2013. Campylobacter IN J.S. García-Alvarado and R.G. Labbé (Ed). Guide to Foodborne Pathogens, 2nd edition. Wiley Blackwell. ISBN 978-0-470-67142-9

30) Heredia, N.L. and R.G. Labbé. 2013. Clostridium perfringens IN J.S. García-Alvarado and R.G. Labbé (Ed). Guide to Foodborne Pathogens, 2nd edition. Wiley Blackwell. ISBN 978-0-470-67142-9

31) Garcia, S., and N. Heredia. 2013. Aflatoxins: an overivew. In Dixon JE (Ed) Aflatoxin Control in Animal Feeds with Adsorbent Smectite in Bentonite. American Society for Agronomy and Soil Science of America. Pp. 1-10 ISSN: 978-0-891-18-341-9

32) Heredia, N.L. and S. Garcia. 2013. Clostridium perfringens. In: Torres, R. (Ed) Riesgos asociados al consumo de alimentos. Universidad de Guadalajara. ISBN: 978-607-450-641-9

33)  Perez-Montaño, J., D. Gonzalez-Aguilar, C. Pacheco-Gallardo, C. A. Campos-Bravo, J. Barba-León, S. García, N. 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. DOI: 10.4315/0362-028X/JFP-11-423

34)  Gómez M., G. Isunza, N. Heredia, L. Solís, G. Moreno, O. Tovar and S. García. 2012.    Analysis of microbial contamination levels of fruits and vegetables at retail in Monterrey, Mexico. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment 10:152-156.

35)  R. Casillas, N. Heredia, S. García and D.A. Benesh. 2012. Efficacy of 3MTM PetrifilmTM AC plates to enumerate Bacillus sporothermodurans and Geobacillus stearothermophilus in milk. International Dairy Journal. 25: 147-149. DOI: 10.1016/J.DAIRYJ.2012.01.004

36)  S. Lozano, S. Garcia, N. Heredia and Rafael Castro. 2011. Species of Agave induces morphological changes in Aspergillus parasiticus Speare and Aspergillus flavus Link Ex Fries. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment. 9: 767-770.

37)  Castillo, S., 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:M421-M426 Version On line. DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2011.02229.x

38)  Solis, L., 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 in chicken. Journal of Food Protection. 71:221-227. DOI: 10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-10-282

39)  Limón, J.C., N. Heredia, L. Y. Solis and García, S. 2011. Cold tolerance of Clostridium perfringens induced by food aditives at neutral pH. Acta Alimentaria. 40:87-94. DOI: 10.1556/AAlim.40.2011.1.12

40)  Rosas-Taraco, A., E. Sanchez, S. García, N. Heredia, and D. Bhatnagar. 2011. Extracts of Agave americana inhibit aflatoxin production in Aspergillus parasiticus. World Mycotoxin Journal. 4:37-42. DOI: 10.3920/WMJ2010.1219

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

42) 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.

43)  Sanchez, E., N. Heredia and S. Garcia. 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

44)  Malagón, I., S. García and N. Heredia. 2010. Adherence, invasion, toxigenic and chemotactic properties of Mexican Campylobacter strains. J. Food Protection. 73: 2093-2098

45)  Valtierra, D., N. Heredia, E. Sanchez and S. García. 2010. Reduction of Campyobacter jejuni/coli in poultry skin by fruit extracts. Journal of Food Protection. 73:477-482.

46) 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). Producing Microbiologically Safe Foods. John Wiley and Sons. New York.

47) 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.

48) 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). Producing Microbiologically Safe Foods. John Wiley and Sons. New York.

49) Garcia S. and N. Heredia. 2009. Foodborne pathogens and toxins: an overwiew. In: Heredia, N., I Wesley and S. Garcia (Eds). Producing Microbiologically Safe Foods. John Wiley and Sons. New York

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

51)  Ramirez, R., Y. Almanza, S. Garcia and N. Heredia. 2009. Avian pathogenic Escherichia coli bind fibronectin and laminin. Veterinary Research Communications. 33:379-386

52)  Heredia, N., Ybarra, P., Hernández C. and García, S. 2009. Extracellular protectants produced by Clostridium perfringens cells at elevated temperatures. Letters in Applied icrobiology. 48:133-139.

53)  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.

54)  Mercado, D., R. Belmares, A. Aguilera-Cabo, J.C. Contreras-Esquivel, R. Rodríguez, N. Heredia and C. Aguilar. 2007. Toxicity and In vitro digestibility of creosote brush and tar bush fermented under fungal solid state culture conditions. Res. J. Biol. Sci. 2(5):571-575

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

56)  García, S. and N. Heredia. 2006. Mycotoxins in Mexico: Epidemiology, management, and control strategies. Mycopathologia. 162:255-264.

57)  García, S., Alarcón, G., Rodriguez, C. and Heredia, N. 2006. Extracts of Acacia farnesiana and Artemisia ludoviciana inhibit growth, enterotoxin production and adhesion of Vibrio cholerae. World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology. 22(7):669-674.

58)  Heredia, N., M. Escobar, C. Rodriguez and S. García. 2005. Extracts of Haematoxylon brasiletto inhibit growth, verotoxin production, and adhesion of enterohemorragic E. coli O157:H7 to HeLa cells. Journal of Food Protection. 68:1346-1351.

59)  García, S., G. Alarcón, M. Gómez and N. Heredia. 2005. Haematoxylon brasiletto extracts inhibit growth, enterotoxin production and adhesion of Vibrio cholerae. Food Biotechnology. 19(1):15-26

60) Sánchez, E., N. Heredia and S. García. 2005. Inhibition of growth and mycotoxin production of Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus by extracts of Agave species. International Journal of Food Microbiology 98:271-279.

61) Heredia, N.L. y S. Garcia. 2004. Métodos rápidos de diagnóstico. In Morales, A., I.O Martínez, G.Alvarez and S. Lozano (Eds). Manual para el diagnóstico de patógenos en lácteos y carnes mediante PCR. Editado por el Inifap. ISSN 1405-1915. pp. 29-33

62) Alvarez, G., N.L. Heredia and S. García. 2003. Relationship between the effects of stress response induced by human bile juice and acid treatment in Vibrio cholerae. Journal of Food Protection.  66:2283-2288.

63)  Heredia, N.L., E. Aréchiga, R.G. Labbé, R.G. and  J.S. García. 2003. Stress proteins of Clostridium perfringens type A immunoreact with antiserum from rabbits infected with gas gangrene. International Microbiology. 6:259-261.

64)  S. Garcia, M. Araiza, M. Gómez and N. Heredia. 2002. Inhibition of Growth, Enterotoxin Production and Spore Formation of Clostridium perfringens by Extracts of Medicinal Plants. Journal of Food Protection. 65:1667-1669.

65)  Martinez, S., N. Heredia, S. García, S. Moreno, J. Guevara, A. Núñez, L. Cárdenas. 2002. Efecto de extractos de Ulva fasciata Delile (Chlorophyta)  sobre el crecimiento bacteriano y fúngico. Phyton, International Journal of Experimental Botany.  2001:163-166.

66)  Nuñez, A., R. Maiti, N. Heredia, J. Verde, R. Foroughbackch, S. Martínez, S. Moreno, G. García, M. Cárdenas and J. Hernández. 2002. Characterization of proline, chlorophyll content and protein profile of bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) cultivars tolerant and susceptible to low nutrient conditions. Phyton, International Journal of Experimental Botany.  2002:149-155.

67) Villarreal, L., N. L. Heredia and S. García. 2002. Cold tolerance and changes in rates of synthesis of individual proteins of Clostridium perfringens as a result of cold pre-treatment. Acta Alimentaria 31:179-184.

68) Wesche-Ebeling, P.,  R.K. Maiti, J.S García-Alvarado and N.L. Heredia. 2002. Food and Feed Science. IN The Peanut (Arachis hypogaea) Crop. Science Publishers, Inc. Enfiels, NH.

69) Núñez, A., N.L. Heredia, R. Maiti, J.Verde, S. Moreno, G. Alvarez, M. Cárdenas and J. Hernández. 2001. Comparison of the protein profiles of four bean cultivars (Phaseolus vulgaris) subjected to low nutrient level: a preliminary study. Legume Research. 24:130-132.

70) Nuñez, A., R. Maiti, R. Foroughbakch, G. García, S. Martínez, N. Heredia, S. Moreno, J. Hernandez and M. Cárdenas. 2001. Genotypic variability in adsorption of minerals among bean (Phaseolus vulgaris I.) cultivars exposed to low nutrient stress. Crop Research. 22(3):408-423.

71) Limón, J.C., N.L. Heredia, y J.S. García Alvarado. 2001. Cross protection by heat and cold shock to sublethal temperatures in Clostridium perfringens. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology.32:110-112.

72) García-Alvarado, J.S., M.J. Verde-Star and N.L. Heredia. 2001. Traditional Uses and scientific knowledge of medicinal plants from Mexico and Central America. A review. Journal of Herbs Spices and Medicinal Plants. 8(2/3):37-89.

73) Heredia, N.L., S. García, G. Rojas and L. Salazar. 2001. Microbiological condition of ground meat retailed in Monterrey, México. Journal of Food Protection. 64: 1249-1251.

74) J.S. García, F. Iracheta, F. Galván and N.L. Heredia. 2001. Microbiological survey of retail herbs and spices from Mexican markets. Journal of Food Protection. 64(1): 99-104.

75) Heredia, N.L. and R.G. Labbé. 2001. Clostridium perfringens IN J.S. García-Alvarado and R.G. Labbé (Ed). Guide to Foodborne Pathogens. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 133-142

76) Villarreal, L., N.L. Heredia y J.S. García-Alvarado. 2000. Changes in protein synthesis and acid tolerance of Clostridium perfringens type A in response to acid shock. International Microbiology. 3:113-116.

77) Martínez, S.J., 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.

78) Vela, M., N.L. Heredia, P. Feng and J.S. García-Alvarado. 1999. DNA probe analysis for the carriage of enterotoxigenic Clostridium perfringens in feces of a Mexican subpopulation. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 35:101-104.

79) N.L. Heredia y J.S. García Alvarado. 1999. Clostridium perfringens. In Torres-Vitela, R. (Ed). Agentes Patógenos Transmitidos por Alimentos. Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara. Pp. 159-173

80) Wesche-Ebeling, P., N.L. Heredia y R.K. Maiti. 1998. Biotechnology. IN Maize Science Vol II. Science publishers, Inc. New Hampsire, E.U.A. pp. 339-399.

81) Maiti, R.K., A. Reyes-García, N.L. Heredia, H. Gómez and J.S. García-Alvarado. 1998. Comparison of the protein profiles of four genotypes of “glossy” sorghum subjected to salinity at seedling stage. Int. Sorghum and Millets Newsletter 39:101-103.

82) Heredia, N.L., J.S. García-Alvarado y R. G. Labbé. 1998. Alteration in sporulation, enterotoxin production and protein synthesis by Clostridium perfringens type A following heat shock. Journal of Food Protection. 61(9):1143-1149.

83) Rodríguez-Romo, L.A., N.L. Heredia, R.L. Labbé y J.S. García-Alvarado. 1998. Detection of enterotoxigenic Clostridium perfringens in spices used in México by dot blotting using a DNA probe. Journal of Food Protection. 61(2):201-204.

84) Heredia, N.L., G. A. García, R. Luévanos, J.S. García-Alvarado y R. G. Labbé. 1997. Elevation of the heat resistance of vegetative cells and spores of Clostridium perfringens by sublethal heat shock. Journal of Food Protection. 60(8):998-1000.

85) Verástegui, M.A., C.A Sánchez-García, N.L. Heredia y J.S. García-Alvarado. 1996. Antimicrobial activity of three major plants of the Chihuahuan desert. Journal of Etnopharmacology, 52:175-177.

86) Heredia, N.L., J.S. García-Alvarado, y R.G. Labbe. 1994. Improved rapid method for production and purification of Clostridium perfringens type A enterotoxin.  Journal of Microbiological Methods, 20:87-91.

87) Heredia, N.L., J.S. García-Alvarado y M.A. Rodríguez. 1992. Técnica inmunoenzimática rápida de tipo "ELISA" para la detección de enterotoxina de Clostridium  perfringens tipo A. Publicaciones Biológicas, 6(2):139-141.

88) Heredia, N.L., R.G. Labbe, M.A. Rodriguez, and J.S. Garcia-Alvarado. 1991. Growth, sporulation and enterotoxin production by Clostridium perfringens type A in the presence of bile salts. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 84: 15-22


1.- Norma Heredia. 2011. Inocuidad de los alimentos y competitividad. Conocimiento 112:110-15

2.- Norma Heredia. 2007. Alimentos seguros, protagonistas clave en el Congreso Inocuidad Alimentaria de la UANL. Industria Alimentaria. Enero-Febrero 2007.

3.- González Martínez, B.E., Jimenez Salas, Z., Heredia Rojas, N.L. Villarreal Treviño, L., García Díaz, G. y Gómez Treviño, M. 2006. Efecto de microorganismos probióticos sobre el crecimiento de Salmonella enteritidis var. Typhimurium. Ciencia UANL, Vol. IX (4): 365-374


1.- N.L. Heredia. 2001. La Revolución que Viene. Aspectos sobre Biotecnología de Alimentos. El Norte, Sección Vida. 21 de Enero.

2.-  J.S. Garcia y N.L. Heredia. 2008. Halla EU cepa de Salmonella en Nuevo León. Milenio Diario, sección Metrópoli. 31 de Julio.

3.- Reseñas de Inocui-Notas. Página www.amepal.com


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