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


Research Publications


Ahmad Z, Senior AE. Identification of phosphate binding residues of Escherichia coli ATP synthase. J Bioenerg Biomembr. 2005 Dec;37(6):437-40. Review. PubMed

Ahmad Z, Senior AE. Involvement of ATP synthase residues alphaArg-376, betaArg-182, and betaLys-155 in Pi binding. FEBS Lett. 2005 Jan 17;579(2):523-8. PubMed

Ahmad Z, Senior AE. Modulation of charge in the phosphate binding site of Escherichia coli ATP synthase. J Biol Chem. 2005 Jul 29;280(30):27981-9. Epub 2005 Jun 6. PubMed

Beekley MD, Brechue WF. Depression of H-reflex following carbonic anhydrase inhibition appears unrelated to changes in synaptic effectiveness. Int J Neurosci. 2005 Aug;115(8):1205-18

Brechue WF, Mayhew JL, Piper FC. Equipment and running surface alter sprint performance of college football players. J Strength Cond Res. 2005 Nov;19(4):821-5

Buraei Z, Anghelescu M, Elmslie KS. Slowed N-type calcium channel (CaV2.2) deactivation by the cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor roscovitine. Biophys J. 2005 Sep;89(3):1681-91

Ceacareanu AC, Ceacareanu B, Zhuang D, Chang Y, Ray RM, Desai L, Chapman KE, Waters CM, Hassid A. Nitric oxide attenuates IGF-I-induced aortic smooth muscle cell motility by decreasing Rac1 activity: essential role of PTP-PEST and p130cas. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2006 Apr;290(4):C1263-70. Epub 2005 Dec 14.

Cenedella RJ, Neely AR, Sexton P. Concentration and distribution of ubiquinone (coenzyme Q), the endogenous lipid antioxidant, in the rat lens: effect of treatment with simvastatin. Mol Vis. 2005 Aug 10;11:594-602

Cenedella RJ, Neely AR, Sexton P. Multiple forms of 22kDa caveolin-1 alpha present in bovine lens cells could reflect variable palmitoylation. Exp Eye Res. 2006 Feb;82(2):229-35. Epub 2005 Aug 25

Cenedella RJ, Sexton PS, Krishnan K, Covey DF. Comparison of effects of U18666A and enantiomeric U18666A on sterol synthesis and induction of apoptosis. Lipids. 2005 Jun;40(6):635-40

Chang Y, Ceacareanu B, Zhuang D, Zhang C, Pu Q, Ceacareanu AC, Hassid A. Counter-regulatory function of protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B in platelet-derived growth factor- or fibroblast growth factor-induced motility and proliferation of cultured smooth muscle cells and in neointima formation. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2006 Mar;26(3):501-7. Epub 2005 Dec 22.

Chang Y, Lawson LJ, Hancock JC, Hoover DB. Pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide: localization and differential influence on isolated hearts from rats and guinea pigs. Regul Pept. 2005 Jul 15;129(1-3):139-46.

Ervin H, Cox JL. Late stage inhibition of hematogenous melanoma metastasis by cystatin C over-expression. Cancer Cell Int. 2005 May 17;5(1):14

Fleschner CR. Connexin 46 and connexin 50 in selenite cataract. Ophthalmic Res. 2006;38(1):24-8. Epub 2005 Sep 26

Hwang IK, Lee KY, Yoo KY, Kim DS, Lee NS, Jeong YG, Kang TC, Han BH, Kim JS,Won MH. Tyrosine kinase A but not phosphacan/protein tyrosine phosphatase-zeta/beta immunoreactivity and protein level changes in neurons and astrocytes in the gerbil hippocampus proper after transient forebrain ischemia. Brain Res. 2005 Mar 2;1036(1-2):35-41

Hwang IK, Yoo KY, Kim DW, Han BH, Kang TC, Choi SY, Kim JS, Won MH. Protein disulfide isomerase immunoreactivity and protein level changes in neurons and astrocytes in the gerbil hippocampal CA1 region following transient ischemia. Neurosci Lett. 2005 Feb 28;375(2):117-22. Epub 2004 Dec 10

Islam MM, Takeshima N, Rogers ME, Koisumi D, Brechue WF, Tanaka K. A comparison of cardiorespiratory fitness and blood lipid profile among inactive people, walkers, and runners in elderly Japanese men. Asian J. Exerc Sport Sci. 1(2): 25-32, 2005

Kang SS, Lee JY, Choi YK, Song SS, Kim JS, Jeon SJ, Han YN, Son KH, Han BH. Neuroprotective effects of naturally occurring biflavonoids. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2005 Aug 1;15(15):3588-91

Keating FK, Dauerman HL, Whitaker DA, Sobel BE, Schneider DJ. Increased expression of platelet P-selectin and formation of platelet-leukocyte aggregates in blood from patients treated with unfractionated heparin plus eptifibatide compared with bivalirudin. Thromb Res. 2006;118(3):361-9. Epub 2005 Sep 1.

Keating FK, Dauerman HL, Whitaker DA, Sobel BE, Schneider DJ. The effects of bivalirudin compared with those of unfractionated heparin plus eptifibatide on inflammation and thrombin generation and activity during coronary intervention. Coron Artery Dis. 2005 Sep;16(6):401-5.

Kim GS, Choi YK, Song SS, Kim WK, Han BH. MKP-1 contributes to oxidative stress-induced apoptosis via inactivation of ERK1/2 in SH-SY5Y cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2005 Dec 30;338(4):1732-8. Epub 2005 Nov 2

Kim SW, Her SJ, Park SJ, Kim D, Park KS, Lee HK, Han BH, Kim MS, Shin CS, Kim SY. Ghrelin stimulates proliferation and differentiation and inhibits apoptosis in osteoblastic MC3T3-E1 cells. Bone. 2005 Sep;37(3):359-69

Mock OB, Casteel SW, Darmani NA, Shaddy JH, Besch-Williford C, Towns LC. 1,3-Dinitrobenzene toxicity in the least shrew, Cryptotis parva. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2005, 24(10), 2519-25

Mulavara AP, Houser J, Miller C, Bloomberg JJ. Full-body gaze control mechanisms elicited during locomotion: effects of VOR adaptation. J Vestib Res. 2005;15(5-6):279-89

Park GH, Ryu JR, Shin CY, Choi MS, Han BH, Kim WK, Kim HC, Ko KH. Evidence that protease-activated receptor-2 mediates trypsin-induced reversal of stellation in cultured rat astrocytes. Neurosci Res. 2006 Jan;54(1):15-23. Epub 2005 Oct 26.

Pedersen SJ, Surburg PR, Brechue WF. Ageing and midline crossing inhibition. Laterality. 2005 May;10(3):279-94

PhD Thesis: Norimatsu Y. Ion channels in the plasma membrane of barley leaf cells and their response to the fungal pathogen, Rhynchosporium secalis. 2005. Flinders University Library.

Samadi A, Cenedella RJ, Carlson CG. Diethylstilbestrol increases intracellular calcium in lens epithelial cells. Pflugers Arch. 2005 Jun;450(3):145-54. Epub 2005 May 5

Schneider DJ, Baumann PQ, Whitaker DA, Sobel BE. Variation in the ability of glycoprotein IIb-IIIa antagonists to exert and maintain their inhibitory effects on the binding of fibrinogen. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2005 Jul;46(1):41-5

Shin DH, Bae YC, Kim-Han JS, Lee JH, Choi IY, Son KH, Kang SS, Kim WK, Han BH. Polyphenol amentoflavone affords neuroprotection against neonatal hypoxic-ischemic brain damage via multiple mechanisms. J Neurochem. 2006 Jan;96(2):561-72. Epub 2005 Dec 8

Shin H, Hwang IK, Yoo KY, Song JH, Jung JY, Kang TC, Choi SY, Han BH, Kim JS, Won MH. Expression and changes of Ca2+-ATPase in neurons and astrocytes in the gerbil hippocampus after transient forebrain ischemia. Brain Res. 2005 Jul5;1049(1):43-51.

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

Wei L, Han BH, Li Y, Keogh CL, Holtzman DM, Yu SP. Cell death mechanism and protective effect of erythropoietin after focal ischemia in the whisker-barrel cortex of neonatal rats. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2006 Apr;317(1):109-16. Epub 2005 Dec 15.

Weiss ML, Medicetty S, Bledsoe AR, Rachakatla RS, Choi M, Merchav S, Luo Y, Rao MS, Velagaleti G, Troyer D. Human umbilical cord matrix stem cells: preliminary characterization and effect of transplantation in a rodent model of Parkinson's disease. Stem Cells. 2006 Mar;24(3):781-92. Epub 2005 Oct 13

Young BA, O’Shea M. Analyses of venom spitting in African cobras (Elapidae: Serpentes). Afr. Zool. 2005 40(1): 71-76.

Young BA. Snake sounds. Nature Austr. 2005 28(4): 34-41

Presentations/Published Abstracts


Degenhardt BF, Darmani N, Towns L, Rhodes D, Trinh C, Johnson JC. Investigating the Effect of OMT on Circulatory Biochemical Markers. Pain, Mind, and Movement – A satellite symposium of the 11th World Congress on Pain, Cairns, Australia; August 17-19, 2005

Degenhardt BF, Darmani NA, Towns L, Rhodes DCJ, McGovern RJ, Johnson JC.Pain Biomarkers Altered Following Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment. 11th World Congress on Pain, Sydney, Australia; August 21-26, 2005

Giacchi CE, Paddock MT, Ware AM, Sexton WL. Microvascular PO2 On-Kinetics and Tension Development in the Rat Diaphragm. Central States Chapter, American College of Sports Medicine, October, 2005.

Grant D, Ricks M, Ware A, Sexton WL. Inhibition of Nitric Oxide Synthase Accelerates Microvascular PO2 On-Kinetics in Rat Extensor Digitorum Longus Muscle. Med Sci Sports Exercise 37 (Suppl 5): S361, 2005.

Habibi J, Goodman CL, Stuart MK. Distribution of Elongation Factor-1alpha in Larval Tissues of the Fall Armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda. Missouri Life Sciences Week 2005, Columbia, MO; April 11-15, 2005.

Mont MR, Geisbuhler TP; Resting Ca2+ influx does not contribute to anoxia-induced cell death in adult rat cardiac myocytes. J Mol Cell Cardiol 37: 863 (#152); 2005.

Paddock MT, Giacchi CE, Ware AM, Sexton WL. Impact of Diabetes on Microvascular PO2 and Tension in Rat Skeletal Muscle. Central States Chapter, American College of Sports Medicine, October 2005.

Ricks M, Grant D, Ware A, Giacchi C, Sexton WL. Impact of Nitric Oxide Synthase Inhibition on Microvascular PO2 Off-Kinetics in Rat Extensor Digitorum Longus Muscle. Med Sci Sports Exercise 37 (Suppl 5): S362, 2005.

Sexton WL. Impact of Diabetes and Exercise Training on Microvascular PO2 Off-Kinetics in Rat EDL Muscle, American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, June 3, 2005.

Sexton WL. Impact of Diabetes on the Skeletal Muscle Microcirculation, Central State Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine, Kansas City, MO October 21, 2005.

Books, Chapters, Reviews


Bedford JM, Mock OB. 2005. Idiosyncrasies of conception in shrews, pp. 413-424. In: JF Merritt, S Churchfield, R Hutterer, BI Sheftel (eds.), Advances in the Biology of Shrews II. Special Publication of the International Society of Shrew Biologists, no. 1, New York

Elmslie KS. Passive Propagation of Electrical Signals. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. http://www.els.net/ [doi:10.1038/npg.els.0000197] 2005

Mock OB, Casteel SW, Darmani NA, Shaddy JH, Besch-Williford C, Towns LC. 1,3-Dinitrobenzene toxicity in the least shrew, Cryptotis parva. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2005, 24(10), 2519-25

Mock OB. 2005. The care and use of laboratory least shrews, Cryptotis parva, pp. 439-448. In: JF Merritt, S Churchfield, R Hutterer, BI Sheftel (eds.), Advances in the Biology of Shrews II. Special Publication of the International Society of Shrew Biologists, no. 1, New York