Dr. Mary Cloud B. Ammons

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Montana State University, USA

Assistant Research Professor



2007 Ph.D., Montana State University, Molecular Immunology

2000 B.A., University of Colorado, Biology

Publications (Selected)

  1. Ammons, M.C.&V. Copie. 2013. “Mini-Review: Lactoferrin: A bioinspired, anti-biofilm therapeutic”. Biofouling: The Journal of Bioadhesion and Biofilm Research.
  2. Ammons M. C. B., Ward L. S., James G. A. 2011. “A Lactoferrin/Xylitol Hydrogel Enhances the Susceptibility ofPseudomonas aeruginosaand methicillin-resistantStaphylococcus aureusWound Isolate Biofilms to Nanocrystaline Silver Wound Dressings” International Wound Journal.
  3. Ammons M. C. B., Ward L. S., Dowd S., James G. A. 2011 “Combined treatment of Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm with lactoferrin and xylitol inhibits the ability of the bacteria to respond to damage resulting from lactoferrin iron chelation” International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents.
  4. Wezensky S. J., Hanks T. S., Ammons M. C. B., Siemsen D. W., Gauss K. A. 2009. “Modulation of PLAGL2 Transactivation by Positive Cofactor 2 (PC2), a Component of the ARC/Mediator Complex” Gene.
  5. Ammons M. C. B.2009. “Anti-Biofilm Strategies and the Need for Innovations in Wound Care” Recent Patents on Anti-Infective Drug Discovery.
  6. Ammons M. C. B., Ward L. S., Fisher S. T., Wolcott R. D., James G. A. 2009. “In vitro susceptibility of established biofilms composed of a clinical wound isolate of Pseudomonas aeruginosa treated with lactoferrin and xylitol.” InternationalJournal of Antimicrobial Agents.
  7. Ammons M. C. B., Siemsen, D. W., Nelson-Overton, L., Quinn, M. T., and Gauss, K. A. 2007. “Binding of pleomorphic adenoma gene-like 2 to the tumor necrosis factor (TNF)- alpha-responsive region of the NCF2 promoter regulates p67(phox) expression and NADPH oxidase activity.” Journal of Biological Chemistry.
  8. Quinn, M. T., Ammons, M. C. B., Deleo, F. 2006. “The expanding role of NADPH oxidases in health and disease: no longer just agents of death and destruction.” Clinical Science.
  9. Gauss, K. A., Bunger, P. L., Young, C. J., Larson, T., Siemsen, D. W., Nelson-Overton, L. K., Crawford, M., Ammons, M. C., Quinn, M. T. 2004. “Identification of a TNF-a-responsive region within intron 1 of p67 phox”. FASEB Journal.