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2008-2009 Publications

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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Ahmed, B., Bukhari, S., Harney, J., Jeffus, B., Thyparambil, S., Fraer, M., Rusch, N., Zimniak, P., Lupashin, V., Tang, D. and Kilic, F. (2009) The translocation of serotonin transporter is impeded on serotonin-altered vimentin network: A mechanism by which serotonin deictates the cellular distribution of serotonin transporter. PLoS ONE, 4, e4730.

Bene, A. and Chambers, T. (2009) p21 functions in a post-mitotic block checkpoint in the apoptotic response to vinblastine. Biochm Biophys Res Commun, 380, 211-217.

Kolomeichuk, S., Terrano, D., Lyle, C., Sabapathy, K. and Chambers, T. (2008) Distinct signaling pathways of microtubule inhibitors-vinblastine and taxol induce JNK-dependent cell death but through AP-1 dependent and AP-1-independent mechanisms, respectively. FEBS Journal, 275, 1889-1899.

Lu, Y., Bratton, S., Heydel, J. and Radominska-Pandya, A. (2008) Effect of retinoids on UDP-glucuronosyltransferase 2B7 mRNA expression in Caco-2 cells. Drug Metab Pharmacokinet, 23, 364-72.

Upreti, M., Chu, R., Galitovskaya, E., Smart, S. and Chambers, T. (2008) Critical role for Bak activation and Bak-Bax interaction in the apoptotic response to vinblastine. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, 7, 2233-2240.

Upreti, M., Galitovskaya, E., Chu, R., Tackett, A., Terrano, D., Granell, S. and Chambers, T. (2008) Identification of the major phosphorylation site in Bcl-cL induced by microtubule inhibitors and analysis of its functional significance. J Biol Chem, 283, 35517-35525.

Bioinformatics
Chae, M.
, Reis, R.S. and Thaden, J. (2008) An iterative block-shifting approach to retention time alignment that preserves the shape and area of gas chromatography-mass spectrometry peaks. BMC Bioinformatics, 9, S15.

Communication Disorders
Zraick, R. and Risner, B. (2008) Assessment of quality of life in persons with voice disorders. Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery, 16, 188-193.

Genetic Counseling
Durcan, T., Halpin, E., Rao, T., Collins, N., Tribble, E., Hornick, J. and Hinchcliffe, E. (2008) Tektin 2 is required for central spindle microtubule organization and the completion of cytokinesis. J Cell Biol, 181, 595-603.

Health Systems Research
Bowman, S., Bird, T., Aitken, M. and Tilford, J. (2008) Trends in hospitalizations associated with pediatric traumatic brain injuries. Pediatrics, 122, 988-93.

Burke, B., Robbins, J., Bird, T., Hobbs, C., Nesmith, C. and Tilford, J. (2009) Trends in hospitalizations for neonatal jaundice and kernicterus in the United States 1988-2005. Pediatrics, 123, 524-32.

Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences
Boctor, S., Wang, C. and Ferguson, S. (2008) Neonatal PCP Is More Potent than Ketamine at Modifying Preweaning Behaviors of Sprague-Dawley Rats. Toxicol Soc, 106, 172-179.

James, J., Melnyk, S., Jernigan, S., Hubanks, A., Rose, S. and Gaylor, D. (2008) Abnormal transmethylation/transsulfuration metabolism and DNA hypomethylation among parents of children with autism. J Autism Dev Disord, 38, 1966-75.

Miller, G., Lichti, C., Zielinska, A., Mazur, A., Bratton, S., Gallus-Zawada, A., Finel, M., Moran, J. and Radominska-Pandya, A. (2008) Identification of hydroxywarfarin binding site in human UDP glucuronosyltransferase 1a10: phenylalanine90 is crucial for the glucuronidation of 6- and 7-hydroxywarfarin but not 8-hydroxywarfarin. Drug Metab Dispos, 36, 2211-8.

Munusamy, S., Saba, H., Mitchell, T., Megyesi, J., Brock, R. and Macmillan-Crow, L. (2009) Alteration of renal respiratory Complex-III during experimental type-1 diabetes. BMC Endrocr Disord, 9, 2.

Interdisciplinary Toxicology
Chen, J., Singhal, R., Lazarenko, O., Liu, X., Badger, T. and Ronis, M. (2008) Short-term effects on bone quality associated with consumption of soy protein isolate and other dietary protein sources in rapidly growing female rats. Exp Biol Med, 233, 1348-1358.

Microbiology and Immunology
Cassat, J., Lee, C. and Smeltzer, M. (2007) Investigation of biofilm formation in clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus. Methods Mol Biol, 391, 127-144.

Nagarajan, U., Prantner, D., Sikes, J., Andrews, C., Goodwin, A., Nagarajan, S. and Darville, T. (2008) Type I interferon signaling exacerbates Chlamydia muridarum genital infection in a murine model. Infect Immun, 76, 4642-4648.

Prantner, D. and Nagarajan, U. (2009) Role for the Chlamydial Type III secretion apparatus in host cytokine expression. Infect Immun, 77, 76-84.

Rice, K., Mann, E., Endres, J., Cassat, J., Smeltzer, M. and Bayles, K. (2007) The cidA murein hydrolase regulator contributes to DNA release and biofilm development in Staphylococcus aureus. PNAS, 104.

Tsang, L., Daily, S., Weiss, E. and Smeltzer, M. (2007) Mutation of traP in clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus has not impact on expression of agr or on biofilm formation. Infection and Immunity, 75, 4528-4533.

Wang, X., Moscicki, A., Tsang, L., Brockman, A. and Nakagawa, M. (2008) Memory T Cells Specific for Novel Human Papillomavirus Type 16 (HPV 16) E6 Epitopes in Women Whose HPV16 Infection has Become Undetectable. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, 15, 937-945.

Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences
Beck, P., Odle, A., Wallace-Huitt, T., Skinner, R. and Garcia-Rill, E. (2008) Modafinil increases arousal determined by P13 potential amplitude; An effect blocked by gap junction antagonists. Sleep, 31, 1647-1654.

Chen, Y. and Dong, C. (2009) AB40 promotes neuronal cell fate in neural progenitor cells. Cell Death Differ, 16, 386-94.

Garcia-Rill, E., Wallace-Huitt, T., Mennemeier, M., Charlesworth, A., Heister, D., Ye, M. and Yates, C. (2009) Neuropharmacology of pediatric and adults sleep and wakefulness. In Lee-Chiong, T. (ed.) Sleep Medicine essentials. Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken , NJ, pp. 15-21.

Gurley, C., Nichols, J., Liu, S., Phulwani, N., Esen, N. and Kielian, T. (2008) Microglia and astrocyte activation by Toll-like receptor ligands: Modulation by PPAR-gamma agonists. PPAR Res, 2008, 453120.

Kielian, T., Syed, M., Liu, S., Phulwani, N., Phillips, N., Wagoner, G., Drew, P. and Ese, N. (2008) The synthetic peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma agonsit ciglitazone attenuates neuroinflammation and accelerates encapsulation in bacterial brain abscesses. J Immunol, 180, 5004-16.

Zhang, J., Meng, X., Dong, C., Qiao, J., Zhang, R., Yue, G. and Zhong, H. (2008) Development of a new animal model of liver cirrhosis in swine. Eur Surg Res, 42, 35-39.

Nursing Science 
Anderson, C. (2008) MRI in Breast Cancer Screening. The Female Patient, 33, 40-41.

Buron, B. (2008) Levels of personhood: A model for dementia care. Geriatric Nursing, 29, 324-332.

Pharmaceutical Sciences
Karve, S., Cleves, M., Helm, M., Hudson, T., West, D. and Martin, B. (2008) An empirical basis for standardizing adherence measures derived from administrative claims data among diabetic patients. Medical Care, 46, 1125-33.

Pharmacology
Baumgardner, J., Shankar, K., Hennings, L., Badger, T. and Ronis, M. (2008) N-acetylcysteine attenuates progression of liver pathology in a rat model of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. J Nutr, 138, 1872-1879.

Hirenallur-S, D., Haworth, S., Leming, J., Chang, J., Hernandez, F., Gordon, J. and Rusch, N. (2008) Upregulation of vascular calcium channels in neonatal piglets with hypoxia-induced pulmonary hypertension. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol, 295, 915-924.

Munusamy, S., Saba, H., Mitchell, T., Megyesi, J., Brock, R. and Macmillan-Crow, L. (2009) Alteration of renal respiratory Complex-III during experimental type-1 diabetes. BMC Endrocr Disord, 9, 2.

Physiology and Biophysics
Chowdhury, P., Soulsby, M. and Scott, J. (2009) Effect of aminoguanidine on tissue oxidative stress induced by hindlimb unloading in rats. Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Science, 39, 64-70.

Li, S., Greuel, B., Meng, F., Pereira, G., Pitts, A., Dobretsova, A. and Wight, P. (2009) Leydig cells express the myelin proteolipid protein gene and incorporate a new alternatively spliced exon. Gene, 436, 30-36.

Su, Y., Shankar, K. and Simmen, R. (2009) Early soy exposure via maternal diet regulates rat mammary epithelial differentiation by paracrine signaling from stromal adipocytes. J Nutrition, 139.

Su, Y. and Simmen, R. (2009) Soy isoflavone genistein upregulates epithelial adhesion molecule E-cadherin expression and attenuates B-catenin signaling in mammary epithelial cells. Carcinogenesis, 30, 331-339.

Yu, F., Megyesi, J. and Price, P. (2008) Cytoplasmic initiation of cisplatin cytotoxicity. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol, 295, F44-F52.