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Peer Reviewed Papers Acknowledging Wyoming INBRE 2003-2019  (2P20GM103432, 5P20RR016474)

Student working in lab1.              Cao P, Wei X, Awal RP, Müller R, Wall D. A Highly Polymorphic Receptor Governs Many Distinct Self-Recognition Types within the Myxococcales Order. MBio. 2019 Feb 12;10(1). pii: e02751-18. doi: 10.1128/mBio.02751-18.

2.              Chen, Z., R. Maimaiti, C. Zhu, H. Cai, A. Stern, P. Mozdziak, Y. Ge, S. P. Ford, P. W. Nathanielsz, and W. Guo (2018). “Z-band and M-band titin splicing and regulation by RNA binding motif 20 in striated muscles.” Journal of Cellular Biochemistry 119 (12): 9986-9996.

3.              Darzi, A., S. M. Gaweesh, M. M. Ahmed, and D. Novak (2018). “Identifying the Causes of Drivers' Hazardous States Using Driver Characteristics, Vehicle Kinematics, and Physiological Measurements.” Frontiers in Neuroscience 12: 568.

4.              Goršič, M., M. H. Tran, and D. Novak (2018). “Cooperative Cooking: A Novel Virtual Environment for Upper Limb Rehabilitation.” Conference Proceedings of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society 2018: 3602-3605.

5.              Goršič, Maja & Regmi, Yubi & P Johnson, Alwyn & Dai, Boyi & Novak, Domen. (2018). Reconfigurable orthosis for chronic low back pain prevention: pilot evaluation of trunk stability. 8th Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain American Society of Biomechanics 2018.

6.              Johnson, A. P., M. Goršič, Y. Regmi, B. S. Davidson, B. Dai, and D. Novak (2018). “Design and Pilot Evaluation of a Reconfigurable Spinal Exoskeleton.” Conference Proceedings of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society 2018: 1731-1734.

7.              Kapp, K. J., and E. Yeatman (2018). “Microplastic hotspots in the Snake and Lower Columbia rivers: A journey from the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem to the Pacific Ocean.” Environmental Pollution 241: 1082-1090.

8.              Maus, A., R. Mignon, and F. Basile (2018). “Enhanced protein identification using graphite-modified MALDI plates for offline LC-MALDI-MS/MS bottom-up proteomics.” Analytical Biochemistry 545: 31-37.

9.              Milunovic-Jevtic, A., P. Jevtic, D. L. Levy, J. C. Gatlin (2018). “In vivo mitotic spindle scaling can be modulated by changing the levels of a single protein: the microtubule polymerase XMAP215.” Molecular Biology of the Cell 29 (11): 1311-1317.

10.           McAllister, C. T., D. Motriuk-Smith, and C. M. Kerr (2018). “Three new coccidians (Cyclospora, Eimeria) from eastern moles, Scalopus aquaticus (Linnaeus) (Mammalia: Soricomorpha: Talpidae) from Arkansas, USA.” Systematic Parasitology 95 (2-3): 271-279.

11.           Pap, L. G., N. Arusalmy, and E. B. Hulley (2018). “Tridentate Phosphine Ligands Bearing Aza-Crown Ether Lariats.” Polyhedron 141:385-392.

12.           Baskaran, P., V. Krishnan, K. Fettel, P. Gao, Z. Zhu, J. Ren, and B. Thyagarajan (2017). “TRPV1 activation counters diet-induced obesity through sirtuin-1 activation and PRDM-16 deacetylation in brown adipose tissue.” International Journal of Obesity (London) 41 (5): 739-749.

13.           Connior, M. B., L. A. Durden, C. T. McAllister, R. S. Seville, C. R. Bursey, and H. W. Robison (2017). “New Records of Parasites (Apicomplexa, Nematoda, Acari, Anoplura) from Rodents in Arkansas.” Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science 71: 211-214.

14.           Edwards, B. S., W. J. Isom, and A. M. Navratil (2017). “Gonadotropin releasing hormone activation of the mTORC2/Rictor complex regulates actin remodeling and ERK activity in LβT2 cells.” Molecular and cellular endocrinology 439: 346-353.

15.           Darzi, A., M. Gorsic, and D. Novak (2017). “Difficulty adaptation in a competitive arm rehabilitation game using real-time control of arm electromyogram and respiration.” IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics 2017:857-862.

16.           Goršič, M., A. Darzi, and D. Novak (2017). “Comparison of two difficulty adaptation strategies for competitive arm rehabilitation exercises.” IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics 2017: 640-645.

17.           Goršič, M., I. Cikajlo, and D. Novak (2017). “Competitive and cooperative arm rehabilitation games played by a patient and unimpaired person: effects on motivation and exercise intensity.” Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation 14 (1): 23.

18.           Guo, R., and S. Nair (2017). “Role of microRNA in diabetic cardiomyopathy: From mechanism to intervention.” Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1863 (8): 2070-2077.

19.           Jiang, Z., B. Xia, R. McBride, and J. A. Oakey (2017). “Microfluidic-based cell encapsulation platform to achieve high long-term cell viability in photopolymerized PEGNB hydrogel microspheres.” Journal of materials chemistry B, Materials for biology and medicine 5 (1): 173-180.

20.           Kratochvılová, I., M. Golan, K. Pomeisl, J. Richter, S. Ignacova, J. Sebera, J. Mičová, M. Falk, I. Falkova, D. Řeha, K. Elliott, K. Varga, S. Follett, and D. Šimek (2017). Theoretical and experimental study of antifreeze protein AFP752, trehalose and dimethyl sulfoxide cryoprotection mechanism: correlation with cryopreserved cell viability. RSC advances 7: 352-360.

21.           McAllister, C. T., D. Motriuk-Smith, C. M. Kerr, K. N. Carmen, R. S. Seville, and M. B. Connior (2017). “A new eimerian (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae), from ornate box turtle, Terrapene ornata (Agassiz) (Testudines: Emydidae) from northwest Arkansas, USA.” Systematic parasitology 94 (2): 293-298.

22.           McAllister, C. T, D. Motriuk-Smith, R. S. Seville, M. B. Connior, S. E. Trauth, and H. W. Robison (2017). “Coccidian Parasites (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) of Arkansas Herpetofauna: A Summary with Two New State Records.” Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science 71: 143-152.

23.           McAllister, C. T., R. S. Seville, and C. R. Bursey (2017). “Helminth (Cestoda, Nematoda) and coccidian (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) parasites of the eastern small-footed myotis, Myotis leibii (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from Arkansas, with a description of a new species of Eimeria.” Acta parasitological 62 (2): 377-381.

24.           McAllister, C. T., and R. S. Seville (2017). “A new eimerian (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from southern short-tailed shrews, Blarina carolinensis (Bachman) (Soricimorpha: Soricidae: Soricinae) from southeastern Oklahoma, USA.” Systematic parasitology 94 (6): 711-716.

25.           Mooney, P., T. Sulerud, J. F. Pelletier, M. R. Dilsaver, M. Tomschik, C. Geisler, and J. C. Gatlin (2017). “Tau- based fluorescent protein fusions to visualize microtubules.” Cytoskeleton (Hoboken) 74 (6): 221-232.

26.           Pitynski-Miller, D., M. Ross, M. Schmill, R. Schambow, T. Fuller, F. W. Flynn, and D. C. Skinner (2017). “A high salt diet inhibits obesity and delays puberty in the female rat.” International Journal of Obesity (London) 41 (11): 1685-1692.

27.           Ripley, A. J., J. D. Clapp, and J. G. Beck (2017). “A prospective examination of risk factors in the development of intrusions following a trauma analog.” Behaviour Research and Therapy 94: 71-80.

28.           Troselj, V., P. Cao, and D. Wall (2017). “Cell-cell recognition and social networking in bacteria.” Environmental Microbiology 20 (3): 923-933.

29.           Young, C. H., H. M. Rothfuss, P. F. Gard, A. Muth, P. R. Thompson, R. L. Ashley, B. D. Cherrington (2017). “Citrullination regulates the expression of insulin-like growth factor-binding protein 1 (IGFBP1) in ovine uterine luminal epithelial cells.” Reproduction 153 (1): 1-10.

30.           Zhu, C., and W. Guo (2017). “Detection and quantification of the giant protein titin by SDS-agarose gel electrophoresis.” MethodsX 4: 320-327.

31.           Zhu, C., Z. Yin, B. Tan, and W. Guo (2017). “Insulin regulates titin pre-mRNA splicing through the PI3K- Akt-mTOR kinase axis in a RBM20-dependent manner.” Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1863 (9): 2363-2371.

32.           Zhu, C., Z. Chen, and W. Guo (2017). “Pre-mRNA mis-splicing of sarcomeric genes in heart failure.” Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1863 (8): 2056-2063.

33.           Allen-Worthington, K., J. Xie, J. L. Brown, A. M. Edmunson, A. Dowling, A. M. Navratil, K. Scavelli, H. Yoon, D. G. Kim, M. S. Bynoe, I. Clarke, and M. S. Roberson (2016). “The F0F1 ATP Synthase Complex Localizes to Membrane Rafts in Gonadotrope Cells.” Molecular endocrinology (Baltimore, Md.) 30 (9): 996-1011.

34.           Bascom, C. S. Jr., S. Z. Wu, K. Nelson, J. Oakey, and M. Bezanilla (2016). “Long-Term Growth of Moss in Microfluidic Devices Enables Subcellular Studies in Development.” Plant physiology 172 (1): 28-37.

35.           Baskaran, P., V. Krishnan, J. Ren, and B. Thyagarajan (2016). “Capsaicin induces browning of white adipose tissue and counters obesity by activating TRPV1 channel-dependent mechanisms.” British journal of pharmacology 173 (15): 2369-2389.

36.           Boyle, D. K., A. Jayawardhana, M. E. Burman, N. E. Dunton, V. S. Staggs, S. Bergquist-Beringer, and B. J. Gajewski (2016). “A pressure ulcer and fall rate quality composite index for acute care units: A measure development study.” International journal of nursing studies 63: 73-81.

37.           Cao, L., X. Qin, M. R. Peterson, S. E. Haller, K. A. Wilson, N. Hu, X. Lin, S. Nair, J. Ren, and G. He (2016). “CARD9 knockout ameliorates myocardial dysfunction associated with high fat diet- induced obesity.” J Mol Cell Cardiol 92: 185-195.

38.           Edwards, B. S., A. K. Dang, D. A. Murtazina, M. G. Dozier, J. D. Whitesell, S. A. Khan, B. D. Cherrington, G. C. Amberg, C. M. Clay, and A. M. Navratil (2016). “Dynamin Is Required for GnRH Signaling to L- Type Calcium Channels and Activation of ERK.” Endocrinology 157 (2): 831-843.

39.           Frick, C. P., D. R. Merkel, C. M. Laursen, S. A. Brinckmann, and C. M. Yakacki (2016). “Copper-Coated Liquid- Crystalline Elastomer via Bioinspired Polydopamine Adhesion and Electroless Deposition.” Macromolecular rapid communications 37 (23): 1912-1917.

40.           Goršič, M., and D. Novak (2016). “Design and pilot evaluation of competitive and cooperative exercise games for arm rehabilitation at home.” Conference Proceedings IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society 2016: 4690-4694.

41.           Kapali, J., B. E. Kabat, K. L. Schmidt, C. E. Stallings, M. Tippy, D. O. Jung, B. S. Edwards, L. B. Nantie, L. T. Raeztman, A. M. Navratil, and B. S. Ellsworth (2016). “Foxo1 Is Required for Normal Somatotrope Differentiation.” Endocrinology 157 (11): 4351-4363.

42.           Khan, S. A., B. S. Edwards, A. Muth, P. R. Thompson, B. D. Cherrington, and A. M. Navratil (2016). “GnRH Stimulates Peptidylarginine Deiminase Catalyzed Histone Citrullination in Gonadotrope Cells.” Molecular endocrinology (Baltimore, Md.) 30 (10): 1081-1091.

43.           McAllister, C. T., R. S. Seville, and R. Hartdegen (2016). “Two new species of coccidia (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from leaf-tailed geckos, Uroplatus spp. (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Madagascar, including a new host of Eimeria brygooi Upton & Barnard, 1987.” Systematic parasitology 93 (8): 815-823.

44.           McAllister, C. T., R. S. Seville, and M. B. Connior (2016). “A new coccidian (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae), from midland brown snake, Storeria dekayi wrightorum Trapido (Ophidia: Colubridae) from Arkansas, USA.” Syst Parasitol 93 (1): 77-82.

45.           Peterson, M. R., S. E. Haller, J. Ren, S. Nair, and G. He (2016). “CARD9 as a potential target in cardiovascular disease.” Drug Design, Development and Therapy 10: 3799-3804.

46.           Reece, A., B. Xia, Z. Jiang, B. Noren, R. McBride, and J. Oakey (2016). “Microfluidic techniques for high throughput single cell analysis.” Current Opinion in Biotechnology 40: 90-96.

47.           Wang, Q., and J. Ren (2016). “mTOR-Independent autophagy inducer trehalose rescues against insulin resistance-induced myocardial contractile anomalies: Role of p38 MAPK and Foxo1.” Pharmacological research 111: 357-373.

48.           Warner, L., E. Gjersing, S. E. Follett, K. W. Elliott, S. V. Dzyuba, and K. Varga (2016). “The effects of high concentrations of ionic liquid on GB1 protein structure and dynamics probed by high-resolution magic-angle-spinning NMR spectroscopy. Biochemistry and biophysics reports 8: 75-80

49.           Williams, A. J., C. Zhou, and Q. Q. Sun (2016). “Enhanced Burst-Suppression and Disruption of Local Field Potential Synchrony in a Mouse Model of Focal Cortical Dysplasia Exhibiting Spike-Wave Seizures.” Frontiers in Neural Circuits 10: 93.

50.           Calderon, M. J., A. G. Ploegman, B. Bailey, D.O. Jung, A.M. Navratil, and B. S. Ellsworth (2015). “Loss of Foxm1 Results in Reduced Somatotrope Cell Number during Mouse Embryogenesis.” PLoS One 10 (6): e0128942.

51.           Hua, Y., T. J. Robinson, Y. Cao, G. P. Shi, J. Ren, and S. Nair (2015). “Cathepsin K knockout alleviates aging-induced cardiac dysfunction.” Aging Cell 14 (3): 345-351.

52.           Hua, Y., and S. Nair (2015). “Proteases in cardiometabolic diseases: Pathophysiology, molecular mechanisms and clinical applications.” Biochim Biophys Acta 1852 (2): 195-208.

53.           Mandeville, E. G., T. L. Parchman, D. B. McDonald, and C. A. Buerkle (2015). “Highly variable reproductive isolation among pairs of Catostomus species.” Mol Ecol 24 (8): 1856-1872.

54.           McAllister, C. T., R. S. Seville, M. B. Connior, and S. E. Trauth (2015). “A new species of Eimeria Schneider, 1875 (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the brown anole Anolis sagrei Duméril & Bibron (Sauria: Dactyloidae) in Florida, USA.” Syst Parasitol 91 (2): 185-189.

55.           McAllister, C. T., R. S. Seville, and M. B. Connior (2015). “A new species of Isospora (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from eastern coachwhip, Coluber flagellum flagellum (Reptilia: Ophidia) from Oklahoma.” Acta Parasitol 60 (3): 466-470.

56.           McAllister, C. T., D. Motriuk-Smith, R. S. Seville, C. Hudson, M. B. Connior, and H. W. Robison (2015). “Coccidia (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) of Three-toed Box Turtles, Terrapene carolina triunguis (Reptilia: Testudines), from Arkansas and Oklahoma.” Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science 69: 74-77.

57.           McAllister, C. T., R. S. Seville, and M. B. Connior (2015). “A New Host for Caryospora lampropeltis (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the Eastern Hognose Snake, Heterodon platirhinos (Ophidia: Colubroidea: Dipsadinae), from Arkansas, U.S.A., with a Summary of Hosts of This Coccidian.” Comparative parasitology 82 (1): 151-154.

58.           Plebanek, M. P., R. K. Mutharasan, O. Volpert, A. Matov, J. C. Gatlin, C. S. Thaxton (2015). “Nanoparticle Targeting and Cholesterol Flux Through Scavenger Receptor Type B-1 Inhibits Cellular Exosome Uptake.” Sci Rep 5: 15724. 

59.           Ren, S.Y., and X. Xu (2015). “Role of autophagy in metabolic syndrome-associated heart disease.” Biochim Biophys Acta 1852 (2): 225-231.

60.           Dang, A.K., D. A. Murtazina, C. Magee, A. M. Navratil, C. M. Clay, and G. C. Amberg (2014). “GnRH evokes localized subplasmalemmal calcium signaling in gonadotropes.” Mol Endocrinol 28 (12): 2049-2059.

61.           Edens, L. J., and D. L. Levy (2014). “cPKC regulates interphase nuclear size during Xenopus development.” J Cell Biol 206 (4): 473-483.

62.           Jevtić, P., L. J. Edens, L. D. Vuković, and D. L. Levy (2014). “Sizing and shaping the nucleus: mechanisms and significance.” Curr Opin Cell Biol 28C: 16-27.

63.           Lee, A. A., S. M. Laurent, T. L. Wykes, K. A. Kitchen Andren, K. A. Bourassa, and C. L. McKibbin (2014). “Genetic attributions and mental illness diagnosis: effects on perceptions of danger, social distance, and real helping decisions.” Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 49 (5): 781-789.

64.           Li, Y., M. Cai, L. Cao, X. Qin, T. Zheng, X. Xu, T. M. Sandvick, K. Hutchinson, L. E. Wold, K. Hu, Q. Sun, D. P. Thomas, J. Ren, and G. He (2014). “Endurance exercise accelerates myocardial tissue oxygenation recovery and reduces ischemia reperfusion injury in mice.” PloS one 9 (12): e114205.

65.           McAllister, C. T., R. S. Seville, R. Arlen, and M. B. Connior (2014). “A new species of Eimeria (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from tri-colored bats, Perimyotis subflavus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae), from the Ouachitas of Arkansas.” Acta Parasitol 59 (4): 690-693.

66.           McAllister, C. T., R. S. Seville, D. W. Duszynski, and S. E. Bush (2014). “A new species of coccidia (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from Cordillera striped shrew-rat, Chrotomys whiteheadi (Rodentia: Muridae), from the Philippines.” Acta Parasitol 59 (4): 686-689.

67.           McAllister, C. T., R. S. Seville, and M. B. Connior (2014). “Isospora scinci (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from Five-Lined Skinks, Plestiodon fasciatus (Sauria: Scincidae): Additional Records from Arkansas and First Report from Oklahoma.” Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science 94: 73-75.

68.           McAllister, C. T., R. S. Seville, M. B. Connior, S. E. Trauth, and H. W. Robison (2014). “Two new species of coccidia (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from ground skinks, Scincella lateralis (Sauria: Scincidae), from Arkansas, USA.” Systematic parasitology 88 (1): 85-90.

69.           McAllister, C. T., R. S. Seville, C. R. Bursey, S. E. Trauth, M. B. Connior, and H. W. Robison (2014). “A New Species of Eimeria (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from Green Frog, Lithobates clamitans (Anura: Ranidae) from Arkansas, U.S.A.” Comparative parasitology 81 (2): 175-178.

70.           McAllister, C. T., R.S. Seville, and M. B. Connior (2014). “A new caryosporan and eimerian (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from green anoles, Anolis carolinensis (Sauria: Dactyloidae), from Arkansas and Louisiana, with a summary of the coccidia of Dactyloidae.” The Journal of parasitology 100 (4): 480-484.

71.           McKibbin, C. L., K.A. Kitchen, T. L. Wykes, and A. A. Lee (2014). “Barriers and facilitators of a healthy lifestyle among persons with serious and persistent mental illness: perspectives of community mental health providers.” Community Ment Health J 50 (5): 566-576.

72.           Navratil, A. M., M. G. Dozier, J. D. Whitesell, C. M. Clay, and M. S. Roberson (2014). “Role of cortactin in dynamic actin remodeling events in gonadotrope cells.” Endocrinology 155 (2): 548-557.

73.           Xiao, Y., and D. Wall (2014). “Genetic redundancy, proximity, and functionality of lspA, the target of antibiotic TA, in the Myxococcus xanthus producer strain.” J Bacteriol 196 (6): 1174-1183.

74.           Xu, X., Y. Hua, S. Nair, R. Bucala, and J. Ren (2014). “Macrophage migration inhibitory factor deletion exacerbates pressure overload-induced cardiac hypertrophy through mitigating autophagy.” Hypertension 63 (3): 490-499.

75.           Yang, L., N. Hu, S. Jiang, Y. Zou, J. Yang, L. Xiong, and J. Ren (2014). “Heavy metal scavenger metallothionein attenuates ER stress-induced myocardial contractile anomalies: role of autophagy.” Toxicol Lett 225 (3): 333-341.

76.           Zhang, Y., S. L. Mi, N. Hu, T. A. Doser, A. Sun, J. Ge, and J. Ren (2014). “Mitochondrial aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 accentuates aging-induced cardiac remodeling and contractile dysfunction: role of AMPK, Sirt1, and mitochondrial function.” Free Radic Biol Med 71: 208-220.

77.           Zhang, Y., X. Xu, A. F. Ceylan-Isik, M. Dong, Z. Pei, Y. Li, and J. Ren (2014). “Ablation of Akt2 protects against lipopolysaccharide-induced cardiac dysfunction: Role of Akt ubiquitination E3 ligase TRAF6.” J Mol Cell Cardiol 74: 76-87.

78.           Zhang, Y., X. Han, N. Hu N, A. F. Huff, F. Gao, and J. Ren (2014). “Akt2 knockout alleviates prolonged caloric restriction-induced change in cardiac contractile function through regulation of autophagy.” J Mol Cell Cardiol 71: 81-91.

79.           Ceylan-Isik, A. F., M. Dong, Y. Zhang, F. Dong, S. Turdi, S. Nair, M. Yanagisawa, and J. Ren (2013). “Cardiomyocyte-specific deletion of endothelin receptor A rescues aging-associated cardiac hypertrophy and contractile dysfunction: role of autophagy.” Basic Res Cardiol 108 (2): 335.

80.           Dong, M., N. Hu, Y. Hua, X. Xu,M. R. Kandadi, R. Guo, S. Jiang, S. Nair, D. Hu, and J. Ren (2013). “Chronic Akt activation attenuated lipopolysaccharide-induced cardiac dysfunction via Akt/GSK3β-dependent inhibition of apoptosis and ER stress.” Biochim Biophys Acta 1832 (6): 848-863.

81.           Ge, W., N. Hu, L. A. George, S. P. Ford, P. W. Nathanielsz, X. M. Wang, and J. Ren (2013). “Maternal nutrient restriction predisposes ventricular remodeling in adult sheep offspring.” J Nutr Biochem 24 (7): 1258-1265.

82.           Guo, R., Y. Zhang, S. Turdi, and J. Ren (2013). “Adiponectin knockout accentuates high fat diet-induced obesity and cardiac dysfunction: role of autophagy.” Biochim Biophys Acta 1832 (8): 1136-1148.

83.           Hua, Y., J. Dolence, S. Ramanan, J. Ren, and S. Nair (2013). “Bisdemethoxycurcumin inhibits PDGF-induced vascular smooth muscle cell motility and proliferation.” Mol Nutr Food Res 57 (9): 1611-1618.

84.           Hua, Y., Y. Zhang, J. Dolence, G. P. Shi, J. Ren, S. Nair (2013). “Cathepsin k knockout mitigates high-fat diet-induced cardiac hypertrophy and contractile dysfunction.” Diabetes 62 (2): 498-509.

85.           Kandadi, M. R., Y. Hua, M. Zhu, S. Turdi, P. W. Nathanielsz, S. P. Ford, S. Nair, and J. Ren (2013). “Influence of gestational overfeeding on myocardial proinflammatory mediators in fetal sheep heart.” J Nutr Biochem 24 (11): 1982-1990.

86.           Kutchko, K. M., and J. Siltberg-Liberles (2013). “Metazoan innovation: from aromatic amino acids to extracellular signaling.” Amino Acids 45 (2): 359-367.

87.           McAllister, C. T., R. S. Seville, D. W. Duszynski, S. E. Bush, R. N. Fisher, C. C. Austin (2013). “Two new species of Eimeria Schneider, 1875 (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from emerald tree skinks, Lamprolepis smaragdina (Lesson) (Sauria: Scincidae) from Papua New Guinea and the Philippines. Syst Parasitol 86 (2): 165-171.

88.           Panzhinskiy, E., Y. Hua, B. Culver, J. Ren, and S. Nair (2013). “Endoplasmic reticulum stress upregulates protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B and impairs glucose uptake in cultured myotubes.” Diabetologia 56 (3): 598-607.

89.           Roe, N. D., E. Y. He, Z. Wu, and J. Ren (2013). “Folic acid reverses nitric oxide synthase uncoupling and prevents cardiac dysfunction in insulin resistance: role of Ca2+/calmodulin-activated protein kinase II.” Free Radic Biol Med 65: 234-243.  

90.           Turdi, S., W. Sun, Y. Tan, X. Yang, L. Cai, and J. Ren (2013). “Inhibition of DNA methylation attenuates low-dose cadmium-induced cardiac contractile and intracellular Ca(2+) anomalies.” Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 40 (10): 706-712.

91.           Wang, X., C. Zhang, G. Szábo, and Q. Q. Sun (2013). “Distribution of CaMKIIα expression in the brain in vivo, studied by CaMKIIα-GFP mice.” Brain Res 1518: 9-25.

92.           Zhang, R. H., J. Y. Gao, H. T. Guo, G. I. Scott, A. R. Eason, X. M. Wang, and J. Ren (2013). “Inhibition of CYP2E1 attenuates chronic alcohol intake-induced myocardial contractile dysfunction and apoptosis.” Biochim Biophys Acta 1832 (1): 128-141. (Erratum in Biochem Biophys Acta 1842 (12): 2528 (2014 Dec)).

93.           Zhang, B., Y. Zhang, K. H. La Cour, K. L. Richmond, X. M. Wang, and J. Ren (2013). “Mitochondrial aldehyde dehydrogenase obliterates endoplasmic reticulum stress-induced cardiac contractile dysfunction via correction of autophagy.” Biochim Biophys Acta 1832 (4): 574-584.

94.           Garcia, C. C., J. G. Potian, K. Hognason, B. Thyagarajan, L. G. Sultatos, N. Souayah, V. H. Routh, and J. J. McArdle (2012). “Acetylcholinesterase deficiency contributes to neuromuscular junction dysfunction in type 1 diabetic neuropathy.” Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 303 (4): E551-E561.

95.           Ge, W., and J. Ren (2012). “mTOR-STAT3-notch signalling contributes to ALDH2-induced protection against cardiac contractile dysfunction and autophagy under alcoholism.” J Cell Mol Med 16 (3): 616-626.

96.           Guo, R., N. Hu N, M. R. Kandadi, and J. Ren (2012). “Facilitated ethanol metabolism promotes cardiomyocyte contractile dysfunction through autophagy in
murine hearts.” Autophagy 8 (4): 593-608.

97.           Han X, Turdi S, Hu N, Guo R, Zhang Y, Ren J (2012). “Influence of long-term caloric restriction on myocardial and cardiomyocyte contractile function and autophagy in mice.” J Nutr Biochem 23 (12): 1592-1599.

98.           Hua, Y., S. Clark, J. Ren, and N. Sreejayan (2012). “Molecular mechanisms of chromium in alleviating insulin resistance.” J Nutr Biochem 23 (4): 313-319.

99.           Kamneva, O. K., S. J. Knight, D. Liberles, and N. L. Ward (2012). “Analysis of genome content evolution in pvc bacterial super-phylum: assessment of candidate
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