Publications July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016

Project/Pilot Project Leaders

Ramani V, Awasthi S. Toll-like receptor 4-interacting SPA4 peptide suppresses the NLRP3 inflammasome in response to LPS and ATP stimuli. J Leukoc Biol. 2015 Dec;98(6):1037-48. doi: 10.1189/jlb.3A1114-570R. Epub 2015 Aug 7. PubMed PMID: 26254306; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4661043.

Vilekar P, Rao G, Awasthi S, Awasthi V. Diphenyldifluoroketone EF24 Suppresses Pro-inflammatory Interleukin-1 receptor 1 and Toll-like Receptor 4 in lipopolysaccharide-stimulated dendritic cells. J Inflamm (Lond). 2015 Sep 23;12:55. doi: 10.1186/s12950-015-0096-x. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26401121; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4580149.

Awasthi S, Anbanandam A, Rodgers KK. Structure of a TLR4-interacting SPA4 peptide. RSC Adv. 2015;5(35):27431-27438. PubMed PMID: 25870755; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4392768.

Chirkova T, Lin S, Oomens AG, Gaston KA, Boyoglu-Barnum S, Meng J, Stobart CC, Cotton CU, Hartert TV, Moore ML, Ziady AG, Anderson LJ. CX3CR1 is an important surface molecule for respiratory syncytial virus infection in human airway epithelial cells. J Gen Virol. 2015 Sep;96(9):2543-56. doi: 10.1099/vir.0.000218. Epub 2015 Jun 25. PubMed PMID: 26297201; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4635495.

Johnson SM, McNally BA, Ioannidis I, Flano E, Teng MN, Oomens AG, Walsh EE, Peeples ME. Respiratory Syncytial Virus Uses CX3CR1 as a Receptor on Primary Human Airway Epithelial Cultures. PLoS Pathog. 2015 Dec 11;11(12):e1005318. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005318. eCollection 2015 Dec. PubMed PMID: 26658574; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4676609.

Di XJ, Wang YJ, Han DY, Fu YL, Duerfeldt AS, Blagg BS, Mu TW. Grp94 Delivers γ-aminobutyric Acid Type A (GABAA) Receptors to Hrd1-Mediatd Endoplasmic Reticulum-Associated Degradation. J Biol Chem. 2016 Mar 4. pii: jbc.M115.705004. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26945068

Lavey NP, Coker JA, Ruben EA, Duerfeldt AS. Sclerotiamide: The First Non-Peptide-Based Natural Product Activator of Bacterial Caseinolytic Protease P. J Nat Prod. 2016 Mar 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26967980.

Meng X, Krumm B, Li Y, Deng J, Xiang Y. Structural basis for antagonizing a host restriction factor by C7 family of poxvirus host-range proteins. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Dec 1;112(48):14858-63. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1515354112. Epub 2015 Nov 17. PubMed PMID: 26578811; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4672790.

Hu Y, Wang Y, Deng J, Jiang H. The structure of a prophenoloxidase (PPO) from Anopheles gambiae provides new insights into the mechanism of PPO activation. BMC Biol. 2016 Jan 5;14(1):2. doi: 10.1186/s12915-015-0225-2. PubMed PMID: 26732497; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4700666.

Couger MB, Hurlbut A, Murphy CL, Budd C, French DP, Hoff WD, Elshahed MS, Youssef NH. Draft Genome Sequence of the Environmental Isolate Chryseobacterium sp. Hurlbut01. Genome Announc. 2015 Sep 17;3(5). pii: e01071-15. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01071-15. PubMed PMID: 26383650; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4574379.

Haraguchi S, Hara M, Shingae T, Kumauchi M, Hoff WD, Unno M. Experimental Detection of the Intrinsic Difference in Raman Optical Activity of a Photoreceptor Protein under Preresonance and Resonance Conditions. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2015 Sep 21;54(39):11555-8. doi: 10.1002/anie.201505466. Epub 2015 Jul 23. PubMed PMID: 26216505.

Couger MB, Hanafy RA, Mitacek RM, Budd C, French DP, Hoff WD, Elshahed MS, Youssef NH. The Draft Genome Sequence of Xanthomonas sp. Strain Mitacek01 Expands the Pangenome of a Genus of Plant Pathogens. Genome Announc. 2015 Dec 10;3(6). pii: e01450-15. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01450-15. PubMed PMID: 26659686; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4675951.

Couger MB, Hanafy RA, Edens C, Budd C, French DP, Hoff WD, Elshahed MS, Youssef NH. Draft Genome of the Arthrobacter sp. Strain Edens01. Genome Announc. 2015 Dec 17;3(6). pii: e01475-15. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01475-15. PubMed PMID: 26679586; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4683231

Morrison JM, John GH. Growth and physiology of Clostridium perfringens wild-type and ΔazoC knockout: an azo dye exposure study. Microbiology. 2016 Feb;162(2):330-8. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.000212. Epub 2015 Nov 13. PubMed PMID: 26566621.

Fu B, Wang L, Ding H, Schwamborn JC, Li S, Dorf ME. TRIM32 Senses and Restricts Influenza A Virus by Ubiquitination of PB1 Polymerase. PLoS Pathog. 2015 Jun 9;11(6):e1004960. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004960. eCollection 2015 Jun. PubMed PMID: 26057645; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4461266.

Couger MB, Wright A, Lutter EI, Youssef N. Draft Genome Sequences of Five Pseudomonas aeruginosa Clinical Strains Isolated from Sputum Samples from Cystic Fibrosis Patients. Genome Announc. 2016 Jan 28;4(1). pii: e01528-15. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01528-15. PubMed PMID: 26823574; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4732327.

Hoffman EM, Zhang Z, Schechter R, Miller KE. Glutaminase Increases in Rat Dorsal Root Ganglion Neurons after Unilateral Adjuvant-Induced Hind Paw Inflammation. Biomolecules. 2016 Jan 13;6(1). pii: E10. doi: 10.3390/biom6010010. PubMed PMID: 26771651.

Guragain M, King MM, Williamson KS, Pérez-Osorio AC, Akiyama T, Khanam S, Patrauchan MA, Franklin MJ. The Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 Two-Component Regulator CarSR Regulates Calcium Homeostasis and Calcium-Induced Virulence Factor Production through Its Regulatory Targets CarO and CarP. J Bacteriol. 2016 Jan 11;198(6):951-63. doi: 10.1128/JB.00963-15. PubMed PMID: 26755627.

de Souza PC, Ranjan A, Towner RA. Nanoformulations for therapy of pancreatic and liver cancers. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2015 May;10(9):1515-34. doi: 10.2217/nnm.14.231. PubMed PMID: 25996122.

Maples D, McLean K, Sahoo K, Newhardt R, Venkatesan P, Wood B, Ranjan A. Synthesis and characterisation of ultrasound imageable heat-sensitive liposomes for HIFU therapy. Int J Hyperthermia. 2015 Sep;31(6):674-85. doi: 10.3109/02656736.2015.1057622. Epub 2015 Jul 17. PubMed PMID: 26185910.

Pope C, Uchea C, Flynn N, Poindexter K, Geng L, Brimijoin WS, Hartson S, Ranjan A, Ramsey JD, Liu J. In vitro characterization of cationic copolymer-complexed recombinant human butyrylcholinesterase. Biochem Pharmacol. 2015 Dec 1;98(3):531-9. doi: 10.1016/j.bcp.2015.10.005. Epub 2015 Oct 8. PubMed PMID: 26456723.

Bing C, Nofiele J, Staruch R, Ladouceur-Wodzak M, Chatzinoff Y, Ranjan A, Chopra R. Localised hyperthermia in rodent models using an MRI-compatible high-intensity focused ultrasound system. Int J Hyperthermia. 2015 Dec;31(8):813-22. doi: 10.3109/02656736.2015.1094833. Epub 2015 Nov 5. PubMed PMID: 26540488; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4701604.

Sahoo K, Koralege RS, Flynn N, Koteeswaran S, Clark P, Hartson S, Liu J, Ramsey JD, Pope C, Ranjan A. Nanoparticle Attachment to Erythrocyte Via the Glycophorin A Targeted ERY1 Ligand Enhances Binding without Impacting Cellular Function. Pharm Res. 2016 Jan 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26812966.

Wardlow R, Bing C, VanOsdol J, Maples D, Ladouceur-Wodzak M, Harbeson M, Nofiele J, Staruch R, Ramachandran A, Malayer J, Chopra R, Ranjan A. Targeted antibiotic delivery using low temperature-sensitive liposomes and magnetic resonance-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound hyperthermia. Int J Hyperthermia. 2016 Feb 18:1-11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26892114.

Flynn N, Topal ÇÖ, Hikkaduwa Koralege RS, Hartson S, Ranjan A, Liu J, Pope C, Ramsey JD. Effect of cationic grafted copolymer structure on the encapsulation of bovine serum albumin. Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl. 2016 May 1;62:524-31. doi: 10.1016/j.msec.2016.01.092. Epub 2016 Feb 1. PubMed PMID: 26952455.

Petrushenko ZM, Zhao H, Zgurskaya HI, Rybenkov VV. Novobiocin susceptibility of MukBEF deficient Escherichia coli is combinatorial with efflux and resides in DNA topoisomerases. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 Feb 29. pii: AAC.03102-15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26926630.

Dalvi S, Youssef NH, Fathepure BZ. Microbial community structure analysis of a benzoate-degrading halophilic archaeal enrichment. Extremophiles. 2016 Mar 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26995683