KCOM faculty are listed in bold font; staff and students are identified in brackets.


Research Publications


Bedford JM, Mock OB, Phillips DM. Unusual ampullary sperm crypts, and behavior and role of the cumulus oophorus, in the oviduct of the least shrew, Cryptotis parva. Biol Reprod 1997 May;56(5):1255-67

Brechue WF, Koceja DM, Stager JM. Acetazolamide reduces peripheral afferent transmission in humans. Muscle Nerve. 1997 Dec;20(12):1541-8

Cenedella RJ. Posttranscriptional regulation of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase in lens epithelial cells by mevalonate-derived nonsterols. Exp Eye Res 1997 Jul;65(1):63-72

Chamberlain NR, Brueggemann SA. Characterisation and expression of fatty acid modifying enzyme produced by Staphylococcus epidermidis. J Med Microbiol 1997 Aug;46(8):693-7

Chandrasekher G, Cenedella RJ. Properties of alpha-crystallin bound to lens membrane: probing organization at the membrane surface. Exp Eye Res 1997 Mar;64(3):423-30

Chang YZ, Tang CS. Changes of adrenoceptors in shock (Review). Basic Med Sci Clin. 1997;17(4):15-9.

Chang YZ, Ye C, Zhou L, Chen K, Pang YZ, Tang CS. Changes of myocardial sarcolemmal vesicle Na+-Ca2+ exchanger in hypertensive rats induced by L-NNA. J. Beijing Med Univ. 1997;29(1):32-4.

Chen B, Han BH, Sun XH, Lim RW. Inhibition of muscle-specific gene expression by Id3: requirement of the C-terminal region of the protein for stable expression and function. Nucleic Acids Res. 1997 Jan 15;25(2):423-30

DeMichele PL, Pollock ML, Graves JE, Foster DN, Carpenter D, Garzarella L, Brechue W, Fulton M. Isometric torso rotation strength: effect of training frequency on its development. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1997 Jan;78(1):64-9

Elmslie KS. Identification of the single channels that underlie the N-type and L-type calcium currents in bullfrog sympathetic neurons. J Neurosci. 1997 Apr 15;17(8):2658-68

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

Geisbuhler TP. Anoxia inhibits guanosine salvage in cardiac myocytes. Basic Res Cardiol 1997 Dec;92(6):359-67

Ghosh A, Desai SY, Sarkar SN, Ramaraj P, Ghosh SK, Bandyopadhyay S, Sen GC. Effects of mutating specific residues present near the amino terminus of 2'-5'-oligoadenylate synthetase. J Biol Chem. 1997 Jun 13;272(24):15452-8

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

Grande T, Young B. Morphological development of the opercular apparatus in Kneria wittei (Ostariophysi: Gonorynchiformes) with comments on its possible function. Acta Zool. 1997 78: 145-162

Jones SW, Elmslie KS. Transmitter modulation of neuronal calcium channels. J Membr Biol. 1997 Jan 1;155(1):1-10. Review

Liu NK, Li CW, Zhao D, Ren XY, Chang YZ, Tang CS, Su JY. Effects of L-arginine and taurine on vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation after balloon catheter-induced vascular injury. Chin J. Pathophysiol. 1997;13(3):286-9.

Poole DC, Sexton WL, Farkas GA, Powers SK, Reid MB. Diaphragm structure and function in health and disease. Med Sci Sports Exerc 1997 Jun;29(6):738-54

Roy SC, Singh VK, More T. Electrophoretic detection of myeloperoxidase, protease, lactoferrin and lysozyme in buffalo polymorphonuclear granular acid extracts. Vet Res Commun. 1997 Jul;21(5):325-34.

Sexton PS, Cox JL. Inhibition of motility and invasion of B16 melanoma by the overexpression of cystatin C. Melanoma Res 1997 Apr;7(2):97-101

Shabotofu D, Wang XH, Chang YZ, Zhang LZ, Liu XH, Tang CS. Protective role of cGRP on endothelium balloon denudation of rat aorta. J Chin Atheroscler. 1997;5(2):103-6.

Shi H, Cenedella RJ. Regional distribution of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase activity and protein mass in the ocular lens. J Lipid Res 1993 Dec;34(12):2177-82

Singh VK, More T, Singh S. In vitro antibacterial activity of the cationic proteins of buffalo polymorphonuclear cells. Ind J Animal Sci. 1997 67:587-90

Singh VK, More T, Singh S. The effect of activation of granulocytes on enzyme release and hydrogen peroxide and superoxide production in buffaloes. Vet Res Commun. 1997 May;21(4):241-7

Smolander J, Pollock ML, Proebsting C, Garzarella L, Brechue WF, Foley M, Carpenter D. Effect of a 6-month resistance training program on lumbar extension strength and perceived lifting capacity in fire-fighters. Int. J. Ergon. 5:535-537, 1997

Stuart MK, Greenstone, MH. 1997. Immunological detection of Hymenopteran parasitism in Helicoverpa zea and Heliothis virescens. Biol Control 8:197-202

Yang HP, Gao AG, Dong LW, Chang YZ, Wu LL, Tang CS. Studies on changes and its mechanisms of hepatocellular sarcolemmal α1-AR during rat septic shock. Basic Med. Sci Clin. 1997;17(2):108-14.

Young BA, Wassersug RJ, Pinder A. Gravitational gradients and blood flow patterns in specialized arboreal (Ahaetulla nasuta) and terrestrial (Crotalus adamanteus) snakes. J Comp Physiol B. 1997;167:481-93

Young BA. A review of sound production and hearing in snakes, with a discussion of intraspecific acoustic communication in snakes. J. Penn. Acad. Sci. 1997 71: 39-46

Young BA. On the absence of taste buds in monitor lizards (Varanus) and snakes. J. Herpetol. 1997 31: 130-137

Zhang LZ, Chang YZ, Liu NK, Pang YZ, Gao AG, Su JY, Tang CS. Association of myocardial NA+-K+-ATPase activity and heart functions in rat septic shock. Chin J. Pathophysiol. 1997;13(3):240-4.

Zhou L, Chang YZ, Qiu ZY, Piao H, Liu CF, Tang CS. Protective role of bFGF on ischemia/reperfusion-induced myocardial injury in isolated rat hearts. Basic Med Sci Clin. 1997;17(4):33-5.

Presentations/Published Abstracts


Chamberlain NR. 1997. Characterization of FAME Expression in Staphylococcus epidermidis. 97th General meeting for the American Society for Microbiology .

Cox JL. Metastasis and B16 Melanoma; Truman State University; Mar. 14, 1997

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.

Geisbuhler TP. 1997. Compartmentation of Guanine Nucleotides in Anoxic Cardiac Myocytes. J Mol Cell Cardiol 29:A195.

Geisbuhler, Timothy P., Ph.D.: Control of Blood Glucose; Presented at Northeast Regional Medical Center, Department of Medical Education; Kirksville, MO; October 7, 1997

Geisbuhler, Timothy P., Ph.D.: Metabolic Effects of Myocardial Ischemia; Presented at Northeast Regional Medical Center, Department of Medical Education; Kirksville, MO; January 7, 1997

Stuart MK. 1997. Monoclonal Antibody-based Detection of Interspecific Insect Parasitism. 49th Annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists(Indianapolis, IN).

Theobald RJ Jr. 1997. Proposed Purinergic-nitrergic Interactions in the Feline Urinary Bladder. American Urological Association (New Orleans, LA).

Books, Chapters, Reviews


Bradbury, MW, Berk PD. Sequence divergence of mouse mitochondrial aspartate aminotransferase isozymes, 9th International Conference on Genes, Gen Families and Isozymes (Oral presentation)

Theobald RJ Jr. 1997. Pharmacologic and osteopathic basic principles, Chapter 7, p. 93-97. In RC Ward (ed.), Foundations for Osteopathic Medicine, Williams and Wilkins

Zhou, S-L, C-L Kiang, M Bradbury, E Albanis, MI Fiel, PD Berk. Increased hepatocellular fatty acid uptake in fatty livers due to EtOH abuse but not those due to obesity. Hepatol. 26:254A