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Research Publications


Ahmad Z, Salim M, Maines MD. Human biliverdin reductase is a leucine zipper-like DNA-binding protein and functions in transcriptional activation of heme oxygenase-1 by oxidative stress. J Biol Chem. 2002 Mar 15;277(11):9226-32. Epub 2001 Dec 31. PubMed

Arvin KL, Han BH, Du Y, Lin SZ, Paul SM, Holtzman DM. Minocycline markedly protects the neonatal brain against hypoxic-ischemic injury. Ann Neurol. 2002 Jul;52(1):54-61

Back SA, Han BH, Luo NL, Chricton CA, Xanthoudakis S, Tam J, Arvin KL, Holtzman DM. Selective vulnerability of late oligodendrocyte progenitors to hypoxia-ischemia. J Neurosci. 2002 Jan 15;22(2):455-63

Behnke BJ, Kindig CA, McDonough P, Poole DC, Sexton WL. Dynamics of microvascular oxygen pressure during rest-contraction transition in skeletal muscle of diabetic rats. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2002 Sep;283(3):H926-32

Behnke BJ, Kindig CA, Musch TI, Sexton WL, Poole DC. Effects of prior contractions on muscle microvascular oxygen pressure at onset of subsequent contractions. J Physiol 2002 Mar 15;539(Pt 3):927-34

Brechue WF, Abe T. The role of FFM accumulation and skeletal muscle architecture in powerlifting performance. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2002 Feb;86(4):327-36

Byrne JE, Stergiou N, Blanke D, Houser JJ, Kurz MJ, Hageman PA. Comparison of gait patterns between young and elderly women: an examination of coordination. Percept Mot Skills. 2002 Feb;94(1):265-80

Chang Y, Ceacareanu B, Dixit M, Sreejayan N, Hassid A. Nitric oxide-induced motility in aortic smooth muscle cells: role of protein tyrosine phosphatase SHP-2 and GTP-binding protein Rho. Circ Res. 2002 Sep 6;91(5):390-7.

Cox JL, Lancaster T, Carlson CG. Changes in the motility of B16F10 melanoma cells induced by alterations in resting calcium influx. Melanoma Res. 2002 Jun; 12(3):211-9

Fleschner CR. Lens membrane fraction associated intermediate filaments of different aged rats. Curr Eye Res 2002 Apr;24(4):296-304

Fukashiro S, Abe T, Shibayama A, Brechue WF. Comparison of viscoelastic characteristics in triceps surae between Black and White athletes. Acta Physiol Scand. 2002 Jul;175(3):183-7

Geisbuhler TP, Schwager TL, Ervin HD. 3-isobutyl-1-methylxanthine (IBMX) sensitizes cardiac myocytes to anoxia. Biochem Pharmacol. 2002 Jun 1;63(11):2055-62

Han BH, Xu D, Choi J, Han Y, Xanthoudakis S, Roy S, Tam J, Vaillancourt J, Colucci J, Siman R, Giroux A, Robertson GS, Zamboni R, Nicholson DW, Holtzman DM. Selective, reversible caspase-3 inhibitor is neuroprotective and reveals distinct pathways of cell death after neonatal hypoxic-ischemic brain injury. J Biol Chem. 2002 Aug 16;277(33):30128-36. Epub 2002 Jun 10

Hee Han B, Choi J, Holtzman DM. Evidence that p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase contributes to neonatal hypoxic-ischemic brain injury. Dev Neurosci. 2002;24(5):405-10.

Kearns CF, McKeever KH, John-Alder H, Abe T, Brechue WF. Relationship between body composition, blood volume and maximal oxygen uptake. Equine Vet J Suppl. 2002 Sep;(34):485-90

Kim PS, Mayhew JL, Peterson DF. A modified YMCA bench press test as a predictor of 1 repetition maximum bench press strength. J Strength Cond Res. 2002 Aug;16(3):440-5

Layne CS, Forth KE, Baxter MF, Houser JJ. Voluntary neuromuscular activation is enhanced when paired with a mechanical stimulus to human plantar soles. Neurosci Lett. 2002 Dec 13;334(2):75-8

Liang H, Elmslie KS. Rapid and reversible block of N-type calcium channels (CaV 2.2) by omega-conotoxin GVIA in the absence of divalent cations. J Neurosci. 2002 Oct 15;22(20):8884-90.

Moskovitz J, Singh VK, Requena J, Wilkinson BJ, Jayaswal RK, Stadtman ER. Purification and characterization of methionine sulfoxide reductases from mouse and Staphylococcus aureus and their substrate stereospecificity. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2002 Jan 11;290(1):62-5.

Price CT, Singh VK, Jayaswal RK, Wilkinson BJ, Gustafson JE. Pine oil cleaner-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: reduced susceptibility to vancomycin and oxacillin and involvement of SigB. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2002 Nov;68(11):5417-21

Samadi A, Carlson CG, Gueorguiev A, Cenedella RJ. Rapid, non-genomic actions of progesterone and estradiol on steady-state calcium and resting calcium influx in lens epithelial cells. Pflugers Arch. 2002 Sep;444(6):700-9

Scholten SD, Stergiou N, Hreljac A, Houser J, Blanke D, Alberts LR. Foot strike patterns after obstacle clearance during running. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2002 Jan;34(1):123-9

Sexton PS, Cenedella RJ. Immunomagnetic capture of lens membrane fractions containing steroid binding protein. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2002 Jul 26;295(4):1027-31

Takeshima N, Rogers ME, Watanabe E, Brechue WF, Okada A, Yamada T, Islam MM, Hayano J. Water-based exercise improves health-related aspects of fitness in older women. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2002 Mar;34(3):544-51

Young BA, Aguiar A. Response of western diamondback rattlesnakes Crotalus atrox to airborne sounds. J Exp Biol. 2002 Oct;205(Pt 19):3087-92

Young BA, Lee CE, Daley KM. Do snakes meter venom? Biosciences 2002 52:1121-1126

Young BA, Lee CE, Daley KM. On a flap and a foot: Aerial locomotion in the Flying gecko, Ptychozoon kuhli. J. Herpetol. 2002 36(3): 412-418

Young BA, Morain M. The use of ground-borne vibrations for prey localization in the Saharan sand vipers (Cerastes). J Exp Biol. 2002 Mar;205(Pt 5):661-5

Presentations/Published Abstracts


Sexton WL, Lynch A, Yang Q. Skeletal Muscle Microvascular PO2 Kinetics in Response to Step-Wise Increases in Stimulation Frequency. Med Sci Sports Exercise 34: S62, 2002.

Altschuld RA, Carnes CA, Dumitrescu C, Kelley RE, Dech SJ, Geisbuhler TP, Van Wagoner DR; Electromechanical Restitution in Thapsigargin-treated Rat Ventricular Cardiomyocytes; Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Regulatory Mechanisms; Connecticut College; New London, CT; 2002.

Behnke BJ, Kindig CA, Sexton WL, McDonough P, Poole DC. Impact of Type I Diabetes on the Muscle Microvascular PO2 Profile Across the Rest-Contraction Transition. FASEB J (Abstract Part II) 16, A864, 2002.

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

Murphy TL, Stuart, M.K. Characterization of Monoclonal Antibodies to Elongation Factor-1a by Peptide Mapping. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America; November 14-20, 2002; Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Poole DC, Behnke BJ, McDonough PJ, Kindig CA, Sexton WL. Muscle Oxygen Exchange in Type I Diabetes. Med Sci Sports Exercise 34: S133, 2002.

Sexton WL, Miranda D, Yang Q. Microvascular PO2 Kinetics in Soleus Muscle of Diabetic Rats. FASEB J (Abstract Part I) 16: A520, 2002.

Stuart MK, Chamberlain NR. 2002. Immunological Inactivation of Elongation Factor-1 Alpha in Sf21 Cell Lysates. Fourth International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science, May 28-June 2, 2002, Tucson, AZ, poster presentation. Abstract published in: ISMIS 2002. Abstracts of the Fourth International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science. 70pp. Journal of Insect Science, 2:17, Available online

Books, Chapters, Reviews


Bradbury, MW, O Petrescu, PD Berk. Identification of mitochondrial aspartate aminotransferase in a population of small vesicles just beneath the plasma membrane in HuH7 cells. Hepatol. 36:239A

Theobald RJ Jr. 2002. Pharmacologic and osteopathic basic principles, Chapter 12, p. 189-95. In RC Ward (ed.), Foundations for Osteopathic Medicine, 2nd Edition; Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins

Other Scholarly Publications


Chamberlain NR. 2002. Reactions in TSI agar slants digital images. Visual Resources: MicrobeLibrary.org