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2009-2010 Publications

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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Kilic, F., Ziu, E. and Freyaldenhoven, S. (2009) Plasma Serotonin and Platelet Serotonin Transporter: Molecular and Cellular Aspects in Caridiovascular Research. In Brataas, J. and Nanstveit, V. (eds.), Handbook of Cariovascular Research. Nova Science Publishers, Hauppague, NY.

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 dictates the cellular distribution of serotonin transporter. PLoS ONE4, e4730.

Chu, R., Upreti, M., Ding, W.-X., Yin, X.-M. and Chambers, T. (2009) Regulation of Bax by c-Jun NH2-terminal kinase and Bcl-xL in vinblasine-induced apoptosis. Biochem Pharmacol78, 241-248.

Gradolatto, A., Smart, S., Byrum, S., Blair, L., Rogers, R., Kolar, E., Lavendar, H., Larson, S., Aitchison, J., Taverna, S. and Tackett, A. (2009) A noncanonical bromodomain in the AAA ATPase protein Yta7 directs chromosomal positioning and barrier chromatin activity. Mol Cell Biol29, 4604-11.

Jones, D., Moran, J. and Miller, G. (2010) Warfarin and UDP-glucuronosyltransferases: writing a new chapter of metabolism. Drug Metabolism Reviews42, 53-59.

Miller, G., Jones, D., Sullivan, S., Mazur, A., Owen, S., Mitchell, N., Radominska-Pandya, A. and Moran, J. (2009) Assessing cytochrome P450 and UDP-glucuronosyltransferase contribution to warfarin metabolism in humans. Chem Res. Toxicol.22, 1239-45.

Smart, S., Mackintosh, S., Edmondson, R., Taverna, S. and Tackett, A. (2009) Mapping the local protein interactome of the NuA3 histone acetyltransferase. Protein Sci18, 1987-1997.

Terrano, D., Upreti, M. and Chambers, T. (2010) Cyclin-dependent kinase 1-mediated Bcl-xL/Bcl-2 phosphorylation acts as a functional link coupling mitotic arrest and apoptosis. Mol Cell Biol30, 640-656.

Bioinformatics
Chavan, S., Bauer, M., Scutari, M. and Nagarajan, R. (2009) NATbox: a network analysis toolbox in R. BMC Bioinformatics10, S14.

Gomez-Acevedo, H., Li, M. and Jacobson, S. (2010) Multistability in a Model for CTL Response to HTLV-I Infection and Its Implications to HAM/TSP Development and Prevention. Bull. Math. Biol.72, 681-96.

Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Perez, A.P., Phillips, M., Cornell, C., Mays, G. and Adams, B. (2009) Promoting dietary change among state health employees in Arkansas through a worksite wellness program: the Healthy Employee Lifestyle Program (HELP). Prev Chronic Dis6.

Health Systems Research
Bird, T., Robbins, J., Hobbs, C., Cleves, M., Yang, S. and Druschel, C. (2009) Demographic and Environmental Risk Factors for Gastroschisis and Omphalocele in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Journal of Pediatric Surgery44, 1546-1551.

Wright, P., McSweeney, J., Frith, S., Stewart, K. and Booth, B. (2009) Losing all the pieces: a qualitative study of HIV risk perception and risk reduction among rural African-American women who use cocaine. Journal of Drug Issues39, 577-605.

Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences
Bickel, W., Pitcock, J., Yi, R. and Angtuaco, E. (2009) Congruence of BOLD response across intertemporal choice conditions: fictive and real money gain and losses. The Journal of Neuroscience29, 8839-8846.

Jain, S., Russell, S. and Ware, J. (2009) Platelet glycoprotein VI facilitates experimental lung metastasis in syngenic mouse models. J Thromb Haemost7, 1713-7.

Mazur, A., Lichti, C., Prather, P., Zielinska, A., Bratton, S., Gallus-Zawada, A., Finel, M., Miller, G., Radominska-Pandya, A. and Moran, J. (2009) Characterization of human hepatic and extrahepatic UDP-glucuronosyltransferase enzymes involved in the metabolism of classic cannabinoids. Drug Metab. Dispos.37, 1496-504.

Miller, G., Jones, D., Sullivan, S., Mazur, A., Owen, S., Mitchell, N., Radominska-Pandya, A. and Moran, J. (2009) Assessing cytochrome P450 and UDP-glucuronosyltransferase contribution to warfarin metabolism in humans. Chem Res. Toxicol.22, 1239-45.

Simmen, R., Pabona, J., Velarde, M., Simmons, C., Rahal, O. and Simmen, F. (2010) The emerging role of Krüppel-like factors in endocrine-responsive cancers of female reproductive tissues. J Endorcrinol204, 223-31.

Smith, M., Gopee, N., and Ferguson. S. (2009) Preferences of minipigs for environmental enrichment objects. JAALAS48, 391-94.

Weiss, E., Zielinska, A., Beenken, K., Spencer, H., Daily, S. and Smeltzer, M. (2009) Impact of sarA on daptomycin susceptivility of Staphylococcus aureus biofilms in vivo.Antimicrob. Agents Chemother.53, 4096-4102.

Wu, X., Rahal, O., Kang, J., Till, S., Prior, R. and Simmen, R. (2009) In utero and lactational exposure to blueberry via maternal diet promotes mammary epithelial differentiation in prepubescent female rats. Nutr Res29, 802-11.

Interdisciplinary Toxicology
Sanders, N.
, Williams, D. and Wenger, G. (2009) Does the learning deficit observed under an Incremental Repeated Acquisition schedule of reinforcement in Ts65Dn mice, a model for Down syndrome, change as they age? Behav. Brain Res.203, 137-142.

Singhal, R., Shankar, K., Badger, T. and Ronis, M. (2009) Hepatic gene expression following consumption of soy protein isolate in female Sprague-Dawley rats differs from that produced by 17b-estradiol treatment. Journal of Endocrinology202, 141-152.

Microbiology and Immunology
Cullen, S., Ponnappan, S. and Ponnappan, U. (2009) Catalytic activity of the proteasome fine-tunes Brg1-mediated chromatin remodeling to regulate the expression of inflammatory genes. Mol. Immunol47, 600-5.

Cullen, S., Ponnappan, S. and Ponnappan, U. (2010) Proteasome inhibition up-regulates inflammatory gene transcription induced by an atypical pathway of NF-kappa B activation.Biochem Pharmacol79, 706-14.

Cullen, S., Ponnappan, S. and Ponnappan, U. (2009) Catalytic activity of the proteasome fine-tunes Brg1-mediated chromatin remodeling to regulate the expression of inflammatory genes. Mol Immunol47, 600-5.

Prantner, D., Darville, T. and Nagarajan, U. (2010) STING is Critical for Induction of IFN-beta during Chlamydia muridarum Infection. J Immunol184, 2551-60.

Prantner, D., Darville, T., Sikes, J., CW Andrews, J., Brade, H., Rank, R. and Nagarajan, U. (2009) Critical role for interleukin-1 beta (IL-1 beta) during Chlamydia muridarumgenital infection and bacterial replication-independent secretion of IL-1 beta in mouse macrophages. Infect Immun77, 5334-5346.

Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences
Garg, S., Nichols, J., Esen, N., Liu, S., Phulwani, N., Syed, M., Wood, W., Zhang, Y., Becker, K., Aldrich, A. and Kielian, T. (2009) MyD88 expression by CNS-resident cells is pivotal for eliciting protective immunity in brain abscesses. ASN Neuro1, 77-90.

Heister, D., Hayar, A. and Garcia-Rill, E. (2009) Cholinergic modulation of GABAenergic and glutamatergic transmission in the dorsal Subcoeruleus: mechanisms for REM sleep control. Sleep32, 1135-1147.

Liu, S. and Kielian, T. (2009) Microglial activation by Citrobacter koseri is mediated by TLR4-and MyD88-dependent pathways. J Immunol183, 5537-47.

Ye, M. and Garcia-Rill, E. (2009) Potentiating Effect of Eszopiclone on GABAA Receptor-Mediated Responses in Pedunculopontine Neurons. Sleep32, 879-887.

Ye, M., Hayar, A. and Garcia-Rill, E. (2009) Cholinergic responses and intrinsic membrane properties of developing thalamic parafscicular neurons. J Neurophysiol102, 774-785.

Nursing Science
Brown, L. and Middaugh, D. (2009) Nurse Hazing: A Costly Reality. MEDSURG Nursing,18, 305-307.

Evans, L.K., (2010) Because we don’t take better care of ourselves: Rural Black women’s explanatory models of heart disease. Journal of Women & Aging, 22, 1-15.

McSweeney, J., Pettey, C., Fischer, E. and Spellman, A. (2009) Going the distance: overcoming challenges in recruitment and retention of black and white women in a multisite, longitudinal study of predictors of coronary heart disease. Research in Gerontological Nursing2, 256-264.

Rhoads, S., Lewis, S., Buvenzer, T. and Ott, R. (2009) Nurturing new ideas in nursing: Telehealth. Pediatric Annals30, 586-588.

Sifford, K. and Bharucha, A. (2010) Benefits and challenges of electronic surveillance in nursing home research. Research in Gerontological Nursing3, 5-9.

Pharmaceutical Sciences
Karve, S., Cleves, M., Helm, M., Hudson, T., West, D. and Martin, B. (2009) Prospective validation of eight different adherence measure for use with administrative claims data among patients with schizophrenia. Value in Health12, 989-95.

Karve, S., Cleves, M., Helm, M., Hudson, T., West, D. and Martin, B. (2009) Prospective validation of eight different adherence measures for use with administrative claims data among patients with schizophrenia. Curr Med Res Opin25, 2303-10.

Pathak, P., Helm, M., Martin, B., Henderson, C. and West, D. (2010) An Investigation of Evidence-Based Use of Atypical Antipsychotics in a State Medicaid Pediatric Population: 2001-2005. Psychiatric Services61, 123-129.

Pharmacology
Thakali, K., Kharade, S., Sonkusare, S., Rhee, S., Stimers, J. and Rusch, N. (2010) Intracellular Ca2+ silences L-type Ca2+ channels in mesenteric veins: mechanism of venous smooth muscle resistance to calcium channel blockers. Circ Res106, 739-47.

Physiology and Biophysics
Gandhi, G., Cruz, N., Ball, K. and Dienel, G. (2009) Astrocytes are poised for lactate trafficking and release from activated brain and for supply of glucose to neurons. J Neurochem111, 522-36.

Gandhi, G., Cruz, N., Ball, K., Theus, S. and Dienel, G. (2009) Selective astrocytic gap junctional trafficking of molecules involved in the glycolytic pathway: impact on cellular brain imaging. J Neurochem110, 857-69.

Nicks, K., Perrien, D., Akel, N., Suva, L. and Gaddy, D. (2009) Regulation of osteoblastogenesis and osteoclastogenesis by the other reproductive hormones, Activin and Inhibin. Mol Cell Endo310, 11-20.

Richardson, B., Smith, R., Ungar, D., Nakamura, A., Jeffrey, P., Lupashin, V. and Hughson, F. (2009) Structural basis for a human glycosylation disorder caused by mutation of the COG4 gene. Pro Natl Acad Sci USA106, 13329-34.

Simmen, R., Pabona, J., Velarde, M., Simmons, C., Rahal, O. and Simmen, F. (2010) The emerging role of Krüppel-like factors in endocrine-responsive cancers of female reproductive tissues. J Endorcrinol204, 223-31.

Smith, R., Willett, R., Kudlyk, T., Pokrovskaya, I., Paton, A., Paton, J. and Lupashin, V. (2009) The COG complex, Rab6 and COPI define a novel Golgi retrograde trafficking pathway that is exploited by SubAB toxin. Traffic10, 1502-17.