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Publications of Charles R. Fleschner, PhD

Whitman JK, Alviar AF, Fleschner CR, Stuart MK. Monoclonal antibody 10A5 recognizes an antigen unique to the water-insoluble 25/45 membrane fraction of the rat ocular lens. SpringerPlus 2013 Oct 2;2:500;13pp. doi:10.1186/2193-1801-2-500. PubMed
Fleschner CR. Connexin 46 and connexin 50 in selenite cataract. Ophthalmic Res. 2006;38(1):24-8. Epub 2005 Sep 26. PubMed
Brooks J, Fleschner CR. Identification of a vimentin-reactive Peptide associated with ocular lens membranes as cytokeratin. Ophthalmic Res. 2003;35(1):8-11. PubMed
Fleschner CR. Lens membrane fraction associated intermediate filaments of different aged rats. Curr Eye Res 2002 Apr;24(4):296-304 PubMed

Fleschner CR. Intermediate filament cytoskeletal proteins associated with bovine lens native membrane fractions. Curr Eye Res 1998 Apr;17(4):409-18 PubMed

Fleschner CR, Cenedella RJ. Neutral lipids of the plasma membrane: composition of plasma membrane fractions isolated from ocular lens. Curr Eye Res 1997 Mar;16(3):263-9 PubMed
Fleschner CR, Cenedella RJ. Isolation of a non-sedimenting membrane fraction from the water soluble fraction of bovine lens. Exp Eye Res 1993 Jun;56(6):649-57 PubMed
Cenedella RJ, Fleschner CR. Selective association of crystallins with lens 'native' membrane during dynamic cataractogenesis. Curr Eye Res 1992 Aug;11(8):801-15 PubMed
Fleschner CR, Cenedella RJ. Examination of a lens 'native' plasma membrane fraction and its associated crystallins. Curr Eye Res 1992 Aug;11(8):739-52 PubMed
Fleschner CR, Cenedella RJ. Lipid composition of lens plasma membrane fractions enriched in fiber junctions. J Lipid Res 1991 Jan;32(1):45-53 PubMed
Cenedella RJ, Fleschner CR. Kinetics of corneal epithelium turnover in vivo. Studies of lovastatin. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1990 Oct;31(10):1957-62 PubMed
Kraus-Friedmann N, Higham S, Fleschner CR. Hormonal stimulation of Ca2+ release from the perfused liver: effects of uncoupler. Am J Physiol 1990 Jan;258(1 Pt 1):G73-7 PubMed
Cenedella RJ, Fleschner CR. Cholesterol biosynthesis by the cornea. Comparison of rates of sterol synthesis with accumulation during early development. J Lipid Res 1989 Jul;30(7):1079-84 PubMed
Kraus-Friedmann N, Fleschner CR, Zimniak P, Moore P. The hepatic microsomal Ca2+ sequestering system. Adv Exp Med Biol 1988;232:59-68 PubMed
Fleschner CR, Cenedella RJ. Specific restriction of cholesterol from cortical lens gap junctional membrane in the U18666A cataract. Curr Eye Res 1988 Oct;7(10):1029-34 PubMed
Fleschner CR, Kraus-Friedmann N. Inhibition of rat liver microsomal Ca2+-ATPase by fluorescein-5'-isothiocyanate. Arch Biochem Biophys 1987 May 1;254(2):448-53 PubMed
Fleschner CR, Kraus-Friedmann N. The effect of Mg2+ on hepatic microsomal Ca2+ and Sr2+ transport. Eur J Biochem 1986 Jan 15;154(2):313-20 PubMed
Fleschner CR, Kraus-Friedmann N, Wibert GJ. Phosphorylated intermediates of two hepatic microsomal ATPases. Biochem J 1985 Mar 15;226(3):839-45 PubMed
Fleschner CR, Martin AP, Vorbeck ML, Darnold JR, Long JW Jr. Ca2+ release from energetically coupled tumor mitochondria. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 1983 Sep 15;115(2):430-6 PubMed
Fleschner CR, Pershadsingh HA, Vorbeck ML, Long JW Jr, Martin AP. Phosphate-dependent, trifluoperazine-sensitive Ca2+ efflux from rat liver mitochondria. Modulation by a cytosol factor. FEBS Lett 1982 May 3;141(1):45-8 PubMed
Books, Book Chapters, Reviews Return to top
Fleschner CR, Kraus-Friedmann N. 1986. Hormonal effects on the microsomal Ca2+-ATPase. In: Hormonal Regulation of Gluconeogenesis Volume II (N. Kraus-Friedmann, ed), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
Poster Presentations/Published Abstracts Return to top


Whitman JK [resident], Alviar AF, Fleschner CR, Stuart MK. Monoclonal Antibody 10A5 Recognizes an Antigen Unique to the Water-Insoluble 25/45 Fraction of the Rat Ocular Lens. Poster presented at 99th Annual Clinical Assembly of the American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, Inc., Orlando, FL; May 6-10, 2015.


Foreman M [student], Fleschner C. The Role of Vimentin, Filensin, and Phakinin in the Development of Cataracts. Poster presented at 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Conference; Kirksville, MO; November 1, 2014.


Whitman JK [resident], Fleschner CR, Stuart MK. Isolation of a Ganglioside Unique to the Water-Insoluble Membrane Fraction of Rat Lens. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Missouri Osteopathic Student and Post-graduate Research Symposium; Missouri Osteopathic Annual Convention; Branson, MO; April 30-May 4, 2014.


Whitman JK [student], Fleschner CR, Stuart MK; Isolation of a Ganglioside Unique to the Water-Insoluble Fraction of Ocular Lens; Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting; Fort Lauderdale, FL; May 2-6, 2010


Alviar AF, Fleschner CR, Stuart MK; Fragmented Forms of Galectin Related Inter-fiber Protein are Uniquely Associated with the Water Insoluble Membrane Fraction of Normal Rat Lens; 47th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology; Washington, D.C.; Dec. 1-5, 2007.


Fleschner CR. Rat Lens Membrane Fractional Distribution of Insoluble Calpain Lp82/85. 2003 Annual Meeting Abstract and Program Planner accessed at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Abstract 1237. Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; May 5, 2003.


Fleschner CR. Rat Lens Membrane Distribution of Spectrin and Ankyrin. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 43: E-Abstract 459. Available at Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; May 5, 2002.


Fleschner CR. 2001. Intermediate Filament Peptides Associated with Cortical and Nuclear Membrane Fractions Isolated for Selenite Cataractous Lenses; Assn for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 42(4):S874, #4693. Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; April 30, 2001.


Fleschner CR. 2000. Connexins 46 and 50 are Unequally Distributed Among Membrane Fractions Isolated From Rat Lens. Invest Ophthal & Vis Sci 41:S864. Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; May 4, 2000.


Fleschner CR. 2000. Intermediate Filament Peptides Associated with Membrane Fractions Isolated from Selenite Cataractous Rat Lenses. Exp Eye Res Sci 71:S44. The 15th International Congress of Eye Research; Santa Fe, NM; October 16, 2000.


Fleschner CR. 1998. Intermediate Filament Proteins of Membrane Fractions Isolated from Neonatal Rat Lenses. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 39(Suppl):S789.


Fleschner CR. 1997. Lens Epithelial Cell Differentiation in vitro. JAOA 97:541.


Fleschner CR. 1997. The Bovine Lens Non-sedimenting Membrane Fraction is Eenriched with Vimentin. Association for Research in Vision Ophthalmology38(Suppl):ptII, s1034.