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Research Publications


Ahmad S, Ahmad Z. ATP-binding site as a further application of neural network to residue level prediction, 2008 Proc Int Joint Conf Neural Networks (IJCNN), IEEE. pp. 2431-2435. Abstract

Borisevich V, Nistler R, Hudman D, Yamshchikov G, Seregin A, Yamshchikov V. A highly sensitive and versatile virus titration assay in the 96-well microplate format. J Virol Methods. 2008 Feb;147(2):197-205

Brechue WF, Mayhew JL, Piper FC, Houser J. Comparison between hand-and electronic-timing of sprint performance in college football players. Missouri J. Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance. 18:50-58, 2008

Brudecki LE, Grindstaff JJ, Ahmad Z. Role of alphaPhe-291 residue in the phosphate-binding subdomain of catalytic sites of Escherichia coli ATP synthase. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2008 Mar 15;471(2):168-75. doi: 10.1016/j.abb.2008.01.013. Epub 2008 Jan 26. PubMed

Buraei Z, Elmslie KS. The separation of antagonist from agonist effects of trisubstituted purines on CaV2.2 (N-type) channels. J Neurochem. 2008 May;105(4):1450-61

Friedel P, Young BA, van Hemmen JL. Auditory localization of ground-borne vibrations in snakes. Phys Rev Lett. 2008 Feb 1;100(4):048701. Epub 2008 Jan 28

Fry BG, Scheib H, van der Weerd L, Young B, McNaughtan J, Ramjan SF, Vidal N, Poelmann RE, Norman JA. Evolution of an arsenal: structural and functional diversification of the venom system in the advanced snakes (Caenophidia). Mol Cell Proteomics. 2008 Feb;7(2):215-46. Epub 2007 Sep 12

Fujita T, Brechue WF, Kurita K, Sato Y, and Abe T. Increased muscle volume and strength following six days of low-intensity resistance training with restricted muscle blood flow. Int. J. KAATSU Training Res. 4:1-8, 2008

Geisbuhler TP. Compartmentalization of non-adenine nucleotides in anoxic cardiac myocytes. Basic Res Cardiol. 2008 Sep 24; [Epub 09-24-07]

Han BH, Zhou ML, Abousaleh F, Brendza RP, Dietrich HH, Koenigsknecht-Talboo J, Cirrito JR, Milner E, Holtzman DM, Zipfel GJ. Cerebrovascular dysfunction in amyloid precursor protein transgenic mice: contribution of soluble and insoluble amyloid-beta peptide, partial restoration via gamma-secretase inhibition. J Neurosci. 2008 Dec 10;28(50):13542-50. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4686-08.2008

Houser JJ, Decker L, Stergiou N. Stepping over obstacles of different heights and varied shoe traction alter the kinetic strategies of the leading limb. Ergonomics. 2008 Dec;51(12):1847-59

Kawada SI, Li S, Wang YX, Mock OB, Oda SI, Campbell KL. Karyotype evolution of shrew moles (Soricomorpha: Talpidae). J. Mammal. 2008, 89(6):1428-1434

Kozisek ME, Middlemas DS, Bylund DB. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor and its receptor tropomyosin-related kinase B in the mechanism of action of antidepressant therapies. Pharmacol Ther. 2008 Jan;117(1):30-51

Kozisek ME, Middlemas DS, Bylund DB. The differential regulation of BDNF and TrkB levels in juvenile rats after four days of escitalopram and desipramine treatment. Neuropharmacology. 2008 Feb;54(2):251-7

Parker MR, Young BA, Kardong KV. The forked tongue and edge detection in snakes (Crotalus oreganus): an experimental test. J Comp Psychol. 2008 Feb;122(1):35-40. doi: 10.1037/0735-7036.122.1.35

Phillips PL, Sampson EM, Yang Q, Antonelli P, Progulske-Fox A, Schultz GS. Bacterial biofilms in wounds. Wound Healing Southern Africa. 1(2):10-12, 2008

Pu Q, Chang Y, Zhang C, Cai Y, Hassid AI. Chronic insulin treatment suppresses PTP1B function, induces increased PDGF signaling and amplifies neointima formation in balloon injured rat artery. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2008 Nov 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Rachakatla RS, Pyle MM, Ayuzawa R, Edwards SM, Marini FC, Weiss ML, Tamura M, Troyer D. Combination treatment of human umbilical cord matrix stem cell-based interferon-beta gene therapy and 5-fluorouracil significantly reduces growth of metastatic human breast cancer in SCID mouse lungs. Cancer Invest. 2008 Aug;26(7):662-70

Rema V, Bali KK, Ramachandra R, Chugh M, Darokhan Z, Chaudhary R. Cytidine-5-diphosphocholine supplement in early life induces stable increase in dendritic complexity of neurons in the somatosensory cortex of adult rats. Neuroscience. 2008 Aug 13;155(2):556-64. Epub 2008 Apr 16.

Sanchez-Villagra MR, Goswami A, Weisbecker V, Mock O, Kuratani S. Conserved relative timing of cranial ossification patterns in early mammalian evolution. Evol Dev. 2008, 10:5, 519-530

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

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

Wang SS, Shultz JR, Burish MJ, Harrison KH, Hof PR, Towns LC, Wagers MW, Wyatt KD. Functional trade-offs in white matter axonal scaling. J Neurosci. 2008 Apr 9;28(15):4047-56

Yasuda T, Brechue WF, Fujita T, Sato Y, Abe T. Muscle activation during low-intensity muscle contractions with varying levels of external limb compression. J Sports Sci Med. 2008 Dec 1;7(4):467-74. eCollection 2008

Young BA, Aguiar A, Lillywhite H. Foraging cues used by Cottonmouth snakes (Agkistrodon piscivorus conanti) on Sea Horse Key, Florida. South Amer. J. Herpetol. 2008 3(2): 135-144

Young BA, Boetig M, Fahey A, Lawrence A. The diversity of aquatic locomotion in extant varanoid lizards. Proc. 2008 Fort Hayes St. Univ. 3: 159-167

Zhuang D, Pu Q, Ceacareanu B, Chang Y, Dixit M, Hassid A. Chronic insulin treatment amplifies PDGF-induced motility in differentiated aortic smooth muscle cells by suppressing the expression and function of PTP1B. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2008 Jul;295(1):H163-73. Epub 2008 May 2

Presentations/Published Abstracts


Carpenter K, Squire M, Valeja N, Wessner M, Sexton WL; Interstitial PO2 Kinetics during Contractions in Rat Skeletal Muscle; Med Sci Sports Exercise 2008 40(Suppl 5):S311; Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine; Indianapolis, IN; May 28 - 31, 2008.

Degenhardt BF, Stuart MK, Yang Q, Johnson JC, Fossum C; Serum Proinflammatory Markers Unable to Differentiate Between Subjects With and Without Low Back Pain; 12th World Congress on Pain; Glasgow, Scotland, UK; Aug. 17 - 22, 2008.

Fossum C, Sargentini NJ, Singh VK, Degenhardt BF; More consistent inflammation than capsaicin in Sprague-Dawley rats using carrageenan versus capsaicin; American Osteopathic Association 113th Annual Convention and Scientific Seminar; Las Vegas, NV; Oct. 26 - 30, 2008.

Fossum C, Sargentini NJ, Singh VK, Towns LC, Degenhardt BF; Carrageenan produces more consistent inflammation than capsaicin in Sprague-Dawley rats; Pain, Mind, and Movement II, Official Satellite Symposium of the 12th World Congress on Pain; Dublin, Ireland, UK; Aug. 13 - 15, 2008

Kondrashov P; Importance of gastropod mollusk faunas for paleoecological reconstructions and zonation of the middle pleistocene continental deposits of the central russian plain; pp. 25-26 in: Monnier JL, Lefort JP and Danukalova G, (eds.), Differences and similarities in Quaternary Stratigraphy between Atlantic and Continental Europe; Conference Abstracts; INQUA-SEQS 2008 Meeting; Rennes, France; September 22-27, 2008.

Singh VK, Hattangady D, Giotis E, Chamberlain NR, Stuart MK, Wilkinson B; 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; International Symposium on Staphylococci and Staphylococcal Infections; Cairns, Australia; Sept. 7 - 10, 2008.

Squire M, Giacchi C, Carpenter K, Valeja N, Wessner M, Sexton WL; Microvascular PO2 Kinetics in Hindlimb Skeletal Muscle of Obese Diabetic Zucker Rats; Med Sci Sports Exercise 2008 40(Suppl 5):S266; Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine; Indianapolis, IN; May 28 - 31, 2008.

Teal KM, Baer RW; Melanoma migratory behaviour is modulated by ET-1 and the rho family small GTPases; The American Society for Cell Biology 48th Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA; December 13 - 17, 2008

Valeja N, Wessner M, Sexton PS, Sexton WL; VEGF Expression in Skeletal Muscles of the Rat Hindlimb after Voluntary Running; Med Sci Sports Exercise 2008 40(Suppl 5):S458; Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine; Indianapolis, IN; May 28 - 31, 2008.

Wessner M, Valeja N, Sexton PS, Sexton WL; Impact of Diabetes on VEGF Levels in Rat Hindlimb Skeletal Muscle, Diaphragm, and Ventricle; Med Sci Sports Exercise 2008 40(Suppl 5):S458; Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine; Indianapolis, IN; May 28 - 31, 2008.

Books, Chapters, Reviews


Bradbury, MW. Identifying Early Indicators of Performance on COMLEX 1, AACOM Meeting

Chamberlain NR. The Big Picture: Medical Microbiology. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. New York, NY. 2008

Dunn, P, R Pratt, MW Bradbury. Assessment of Predicted Structure-Function Relationship in a Fatty Acid Binding Protein, LECOM Research Day