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


Research Publications


Abe T, Kearns CF, Fujita S, Sakamaki M, Sato Y, Brechue WF. Skeletal muscle size and strength are increased following walk training with restricted leg muscle blood flow: implications for training duration and frequency. Int. J. KAATSU Training Res. 5: 9-15, 2009

Alexander C, Ivetac A, Liu X, Norimatsu Y, Serrano JR, Landstrom A, Sansom M, Dawson DC. Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator: using differential reactivity toward channel-permeant and channel-impermeant thiol-reactive probes to test a molecular model for the pore. Biochemistry. 2009 Oct 27;48(42):10078-88. doi: 10.1021/bi901314c

Ayuzawa R, Doi C, Rachakatla RS, Pyle MM, Maurya DK, Troyer D, Tamura M. Naïve human umbilical cord matrix derived stem cells significantly attenuate growth of human breast cancer cells in vitro and in vivo. Cancer Lett. 2009 Jul 18;280(1):31-7. Epub 2009 Mar 13

Brechue WF, Mayhew JL. Upper-body work capacity and 1RM prediction are unaltered by increasing muscular strength in college football players. J Strength Cond Res. 2009 Dec;23(9):2477-86. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0b013e3181b1ae5f.

Cenedella RJ. Cholesterol synthesis inhibitor U18666A and the role of sterol metabolism and trafficking in numerous pathophysiological processes. Lipids. 2009 Jun;44(6):477-87. Epub 2009 May 14

Cox, JL, Cystatins and cancer, Front Biosci. 2009 Jan 1;14:463-74

Dadi PK, Ahmad M, Ahmad Z. Inhibition of ATPase activity of Escherichia coli ATP synthase by polyphenols. Int J Biol Macromol. 2009 Jul 1;45(1):72-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2009.04.004. Epub 2009 Apr 16. PubMed

Decker L, Houser JJ, Noble JM, Karst GM, Stergiou N. The effects of shoe traction and obstacle height on lower extremity coordination dynamics during walking. Appl Ergon. 2009 Sep;40(5):895-903. Epub 2009 Feb 1

Dowling S, Cox J, Cenedella RJ. Inhibition of fatty acid synthase by orlistat accelerates gastric tumor cell apoptosis in culture and increases survival rates in gastric tumor bearing mice in vivo. Lipids. 2009 Jun;44(6):489-98. Epub 2009 Apr 21

Ganapathi SB, Kester M, Elmslie KS. State-dependent block of HERG potassium channels by R-roscovitine: implications for cancer therapy. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2009 Apr;296(4):C701-10

Ganta C, Chiyo D, Ayuzawa R, Rachakatla R, Pyle M, Andrews G, Weiss M, Tamura M, Troyer D. Rat umbilical cord stem cells completely abolish rat mammary carcinomas with no evidence of metastasis or recurrence 100 days post-tumor cell inoculation. Cancer Res. 2009 Mar 1;69(5):1815-20. Epub 2009 Feb 24

Li W, Brudecki LE, Senior AE, Ahmad Z. Role of {alpha}-subunit VISIT-DG sequence residues Ser-347 and Gly-351 in the catalytic sites of Escherichia coli ATP synthase. J Biol Chem. 2009 Apr 17;284(16):10747-54. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M809209200. Epub 2009 Feb 23. PubMed

Mont MR, Carlson CG, Geisbuhler TP. Resting Ca2+ influx does not contribute to anoxia-induced cell death in adult rat cardiac myocytes. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2009 May;87(5):360-70

Noll DR, Johnson JC, Baer RW, Snider EJ. The immediate effect of individual manipulation techniques on pulmonary function measures in persons with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Osteopath Med Prim Care. 2009 Oct 8;3:9

Ostrowski TD (PhD Thesis). Filtering of species specific song parameters via interneurons in a bush cricket’s brain. 2009. Georg-August-University of Göttingen Library.

Rachakatla RS, Troyer D. Wharton's jelly stromal cells as potential delivery vehicles for cancer therapeutics. Future Oncol. 2009 Oct;5(8):1237-44. Review

Yarotskyy V, Elmslie KS. Open-state occupancy prevents gating charge relaxation of N-type (CaV2.2) calcium channels. Biophys J. 2009 Nov 4;97(9):2446-55

Yarotskyy V, Elmslie KS. omega-conotoxin GVIA alters gating charge movement of N-type (CaV2.2) calcium channels. J Neurophysiol. 2009 Jan;101(1):332-40.

Yarotskyy V, Gao G, Peterson BZ, Elmslie KS. The Timothy syndrome mutation of cardiac CaV1.2 (L-type) channels: multiple altered gating mechanisms and pharmacological restoration of inactivation. J Physiol. 2009 Feb 1;587(Pt 3):551-65.

Yasuda T, Brechue WF, Fujita T, Shirakawa J, Sato Y, Abe T. Muscle activation during low-intensity muscle contractions with restricted blood flow. J Sports Sci. 2009 Mar;27(5):479-89. doi: 10.1080/02640410802626567

Young BA, Boetig M, Westhoff G. Functional bases of the spatial dispersal of venom during cobra spitting. Physiol Biochem Zool. 2009 Jan-Feb;82(1):80-9.doi: 10.1086/595589

Young,BA, Boetig M, Westhoff G. Spitting behaviour of hatchling red spitting cobras (Naja pallida). Herpetological Journal 2009 19: 185-191

Zipfel GJ, Han H, Ford AL, Lee JM. Cerebral amyloid angiopathy: progressive disruption of the neurovascular unit. Stroke. 2009 Mar;40(3 Suppl):S16-9. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.108.533174. Epub 2008 Dec 8

Presentations/Published Abstracts


Adatia N [student], Singh VK., Sargentini NJ; Is the nadR gene co-regulated with serB and radA in Escherichia coli? Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Bubel J [student], Hovorka MS [staff], Middlemas DS; Expression of TrkB in neuronal maturation in newborn cells and more mature neurons; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Cox JL, Deady L [student]. Uptake of Cystatin by Murine Melanoma Cells. Abstract presented at: 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology; San Diego, CA; December 5-9, 2009

Davenport K [student], Snider EJ, Fossum C, Degenhardt, BF, Johnson JC. Singh VK, Sargentini NJ; Relief of nociceptive pain in the rat by manual therapy; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Dood KP [student], Geisbuhler TP; The effect of hawthorn extract on coronary flow; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009. Moscardelli VL, Geisbuhler TP; Hawthorn extract is not cardioprotective in an anoxic cardiomyocyte preparation. FASEB J 21: 2007.

Ewing D, Hovorka MS [staff], Klatt E [student], Piel E, Middlemas DS; The effect of chronic antidepressant treatment on neurogenesis in a juvenile rat model; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Gaffney J [student], Theobald RJ, Chang Y; Calcium flux in urinary bladder smooth muscle cells; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Ignash S [student], Theobald Jr. R; Urodynamic Responses of Juvenile and Adult Cats to Nitric Oxide Donor Administration; Experimental Biology 2009: Translational Medical Research Symposia; New Orleans, LA; April 18 - 22, 2009.

Keeslar, EL [student], Engelbrecht M [student], Harp CJ, Sexton WL. Cocaine Does Not Alter Microvascular PO2 On-kinetics in Rat Hindlimb Skeletal Muscle. Med Sci Sports Exercise 41 (Suppl 5): S281, 2009; Presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine; Seattle, WA; May 27-30, 2009.

Kondrashov P; Diversity and Adaptations of Arctocyonidae from the Paleocene of Western Europe; Presented at the International Symposium on Terrestrial Paleogene Biota and Stratigraphy of Eastern Asia; Beijing, China; June 15-17, 2009.

Kondrashov P; Postcranial adaptations of European arctocyonids (Arctocyonidae, Mammalia). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology; Vol. 29. Suppl. to No 3, p. 128A. Presented at 69th Annual Meeting Society of Vertebrate Paleontology and the 57th Symposium of Vertebrate Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy; Bristol, UK; September 23-26, 2009.

Losee J [student], Smith TJ [student], Sexton WL; Influence of fluvastatin treatment on skeletal muscle contractile function and blood flow in the rat; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Parker JD [student], Taylor MG, Sexton WL, Nichols TM, Murahata RI. “Effect of pH, citrate, and EDTA on pancreatic lipase activity in vitro.” American Osteopathic Association Research Conference. New Orleans, LA; Nov 1-5, 2009.

Sexton WL, Carpenter K [student], Squire M [student], Valeja N [student], Wessner M [student], Giacchi C [student]; Interaction of femoral artery ligation and exercise training on microvascular PO2 in rat soleus muscle; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Shapiro JA [student], Nguyen V [student], Chamberlain, NR; Survival of planktonic and sessile Staphylococcus epidermidis cultures treated with levofloxacin; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Singh VK; Staphylococcus aureus: Factors Critical for its Survival and Virulence; Sigma Xi, Kirksville Chapter Fall Meeting, Kirksville, MO; October 12, 2009.

Smith TJ [student], Quinn N [student], Losee JT [student], Sexton WL; Impact of diabetes on microvascular PO2 and blood flow during contractions in rat skeletal muscle; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Squire MM [student], Giacchi C [student], Carpenter K [student], Valeja N [student], Wessner M [student], Sexton, WL; Microvascular PO2 kinetics in hindlimb skeletal muscle of obese diabetic Zucker rats; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Stuart MK, Chamberlain NR, Singh VK, Sargentini NJ; Microbiology for Medical Students: A Case Presentations Model; 109th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology; Philadelphia, PA; May 17-21, 2009.

Syring ML [student], Gosu P [student], Singh K [student], Singh VK; The Impact of DnaK Heat Shock System in Stress Tolerance of Staphylococcus aureus is Independent of SigB; 109th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology; Philadelphia, PA; May 17-21, 2009.

Teal KM [student], Baer RW; Melanoma migratory behavior is modulated by ET-1 and the Rho family small GTPases; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009

Valeja N [student], Wessner M [student], Sexton PS, Sexton WL; VEGF expression in skeletal muscles of the rat hindlimb after voluntary running; Presented at the 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium; A.T. Still University of Health Sciences; Kirksville, MO; Sept. 26, 2009.

Books, Chapters, Reviews


Bradbury, MW, R Pratt. Chronic Ethanol Exposure Reversibly Increases Fatty Acid Uptake in HuH7 Hepatoma Cells. LECOM Research Day

Other Scholarly Publications


Chamberlain, N. 2009. Coagulase Test for Staphylococcus Species. Visual Resources: MicrobeLibrary.org.