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Publications of Melissa K. Stuart, PhD

23. Govro EJ [student], Stuart MK. Cytokine response of human THP-1 macrophages to
Trichomonas tenax. Exp Parasitol. 2016 Aug 5;169:77-80. doi:
10.1016/j.exppara.2016.07.011. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed
22. Degenhardt BF, Johnson JC, Fossum C, Andicochea CT [student], Stuart MK. Changes in cytokines, sensory tests, and self-reported pain levels after manual treatment of low back pain. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2014 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed
21. 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

Chamberlain NR, Stuart MK, Singh VK, Sargentini NJ. Utilization of case presentations in medical microbiology to enhance relevance of basic science for medical students. Med Educ Online. 2012;17. doi: 10.3402/meo.v17i0.15943. Epub 2012 Mar 13. PubMed

19 Stuart MK, Richardson NC, Singh VK, Sargentini NJ. Monoclonal Antibodies Against RadA/Sms Protein. Hybridoma (Larchmt). 2012 Feb;31(1):75. PubMed
Richardson NC, Sargentini NJ, Singh VK, Stuart MK. Monoclonal antibodies against the Escherichia coli DNA repair protein RadA/Sms. Hybridoma (Larchmt). 2012 Feb;31(1):25-31. PubMed
Van Meter KE, Stuart MK. A monoclonal antibody that inhibits translation in Sf21 cell lysates is specific for glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. 2008 Oct 10;69(3):107-117. PubMed
Singh VK, Hattangady DS, Giotis ES, Singh AK, Chamberlain NR, Stuart MK, Wilkinson BJ. Insertional inactivation of branched-chain {alpha}-keto acid dehydrogenase (BKD) in Staphylococcus aureus leads to decreased branched-chain membrane fatty acids content and increased susceptibility to certain stresses. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008 Oct;74(19):5882-5890. Epub 2008 Aug. 8. PubMed
Koch AJ, Wherry AD, Petersen MC, Johnson JC, Stuart MK, Sexton WL. Salivary immunoglobulin A response to a collegiate rugby game. J Strength Cond Res. 2007 Feb.;21(1):86-90. PubMed
Habibi J, Goodman CL, Stuart MK. Distribution of elongation factor-1a in larval tissues of the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda. J. Insect Sci. 2006 October; 6:33, 9pp. Available online:
Stuart MK, Sexton PS, Cox BJ, Uray NJ, Towns LC. Monoclonal antibodies to the optic tectum and cerebellum of the bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana. Trans Missouri Acad Sci. 2005, 39:12-22

Noll DR, Degenhardt BF, Stuart M, McGovern R, Matteson M. Effectiveness of a sham protocol and adverse effects in a clinical trial of osteopathic manipulative treatment in nursing home patients. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2004 Mar;104(3):107-13. PubMed

Noll DR, Degenhardt BF, Stuart MK, Werden S, McGovern RJ, Johnson JC. The effect of osteopathic manipulative treatment on immune response to the influenza vaccine in nursing home residents: a pilot study. Altern Ther Health Med. 2004 Jul-Aug;10(4):74-6. PubMed
Hook RR Jr, Green TJ, Stuart MK. Rheumatoid factor-like IgM in Plasmodium berghei (Apicomplexa: Haemosporida) infections of BALB/c mice. Folia Parasitol (Praha). 2003 Sep;50(3):176-82 PubMed
Stuart MK, Chamberlain NR. Monoclonal antibodies to elongation factor-1alpha inhibit in vitro translation in lysates of Sf21 cells. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. 2003 Jan;52(1):17-34 PubMed
Stuart MK. An antibody diagnostic for hymenopteran parasitism is specific for a homologue of elongation factor-1 alpha. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 1998;39(1):1-8 PubMed
Stuart MK, Greenstone, MH. 1997. Immunological detection of Hymenopteran parasitism in Helicoverpa zea and Heliothis virescens. Biol Control 8:197-202 Abstract
Goodman CL, Greenstone MH, Stuart MK. 1997. Monoclonal antibodies to vitellins of Bollworm and Tobacco Budworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): biochemical and ecological implications. Ann Entomol Soc Amer 90:83-90
Stuart MK, Barak AV, Burkholder WE. Immunological identification of Trogoderma granarium everts (Coleoptera: Dermestidae). J Stored Prod Res 1994. 30:9-16. Abstract
Stuart MK, Burkholder WE. Monoclonal antibodies specific for Laelius pedatus (Bethylidae) and Bracon hebetor (Braconidae), two hymenopterous parasitoids of stored-product pests. Biol. Control 1991. 1:302-8.
Greenstone MH, Stuart MK, Haunerland NH. Using monoclonal antibodies for phylogenetic analysis: an example from the Heliothinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Ann Entomol Soc Amer 1991. 84:457-64.
Stuart MK, Greenstone MH. Beyond ELISA: a rapid, sensitive, specific immunodot assay for identification of predator stomach contents. Ann Entomol Soc Amer 1990. 83:1101-7.
Stuart MK, Green TJ. Monoclonal IgM rheumatoid factor-like anti-globulins enhance the inhibitory effects of Plasmodium falciparum-specific monoclonal antibodies in vitro. Parasitology 1990 Oct;101 Pt 2:177-85 PubMed
Stuart MK (PhD Thesis). The protective role of rheumatoid factor in immunity to malaria. University of Missouri-Columbia. 1989
Stuart MK (Masters Thesis). A comparative study of serum antibody specificities and antigenic differences among strains as contributing factors to chronic infection with Giardia lamblia in humans. Kansas State University. 1985
Books, Book Chapters, Reviews Return to top
Stuart MK, Greenstone MH. 1996. Serological diagnosis of parasitism: a monoclonal antibody-based immunodot assay for Microplitis croceipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), pp. 301-321. In WOC Symondson, E Liddell (eds.), The Ecology of Agricultural Pests - Biochemical Approaches, Chapman and Hall
Other Scholarly Publications Return to top
1. Stuart MK, Cox BJ. 2000. Interpretation of ELISA and western blot assays for HIV infection status. American Society for Microbiology Microbe Library: Curriculum Resources, American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC,