Recent Biological Sciences Publications

*denotes SJSU student author; Biology Faculty member

Victoria Wu*, Hana You*, Andrew A. Smith*, Tuan Andrew Nguyen*,Ryan Ferguson1,Marlene Taylor*, Peter Llontop*, Kenneth Youngman1 and Tzvia Abramson (2015) Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell-Derived IFNa Modulates Th17 Differentiation During Bordetella pertussis Infection in Mice. Mucosal Immunology. doi: 10.1038/mi.2015.101.

S-H. Woo, V. Lukacs, J.C. de Nooij, D. Zaytseva*, C.R. Criddle*, A. Francisco, T.M. Jessell, K.A. Wilkinson, A. Patapoutian (2015) Piezo2 is the principal mechanotransduction channel for proprioception. Nat. Neurosci. (18), 1756-1762.

Farshbaf M.*, Lindberg M.J., Truong A.*, Bevens Z.*, Chambers E., Pournara A., Wallberg A.E., White J.B. (2015) Mastermind-Like 1 in Ubiquinated: Functional Consequences for Notch Signaling. PLoS One. 10(7):e0134013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0134013

Loury E., Bros S., Starr R., Ebert D. and G. Caillet. (2015) Trophic ecology of the gopher rockfish, Sebastes carnatus, inside and outside of central California marine protected areas. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 536: 229-241.

T. Logan-Garbisch*, A. Bortolazzo* A, P. Luu*, A. Ford*, D. Do*, P. Khodabakhshi*, R.L. French (2015) Developmental ethanol exposure leads to dysregulation of lipid metabolism and oxidative stress in Drosophila. Genes, Genomes, and Genetics. 2014 Nov 11;5(1):49-59. doi: 10.1534/g3.114.015040.

Le A.H.*, Bonachea L.A., Cargill S.L.  (2014) Meloxicam and Buprenorphine Treatment after Ovarian Transplantation Does Not Affect Estrous Cyclicity and Follicular Integrity in Aged CBA/J Mice. PLoS ONE 9(8): e106013. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0106013

Thompson, D.R., Torres, L.G., Taylor, G.A., Rayner, M.J., Sagar, P.M., Shaffer, S.A., Phillips, R.A., and Bury, S.J. (2015) Stable isotope values delineate the non-breeding distributions of sooty shearwaters Puffinus griseus in the North Pacific Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 521: 277-282.

Young, H.S., Maxwell, S.M., Conners, M.G., and Shaffer, S.A. (2015) Pelagic marine protected areas provide effective habitat protection for multiple seabird species. Biological Conservation 181: 226-235.. 

Orben, R.A., Irons, D.B., Paredes, R., Roby, D.D., Phillips, R.A., and Shaffer, S.A. (2015) North or South? Niche separation of endemic red-legged kittiwakes and sympatric black-legged kittiwakes during their non-breeding migrations. Journal of Biogeography 42: 401-412.

Le V*, Esposito D, Grace MH, Ha D*, Pham A, Bortolazzo A*, Bevens Z*, Kim J, Okuda R, Komarnytsky S, Lila MA, White JB. (2014) Cytotoxic Effects of Ellagitannins Isolated from Walnuts in Human Cancer Cells. Nutr Cancer. 1-11 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01635581.2014.956246

Franco J.A.*, Kloefkorn H.E., Hochman S., Wilkinson K.A. (2014) An In Vitro Adult Mouse Muscle-nerve Preparation for Studying the Firing Properties of Muscle Afferents. J. Vis. Exp. (91), e51948, doi:10.3791/51948.

Tuan M. Nguyen*, Dipti Ravindra, Brian Kwong, Sana Waheed, Ryan     Ferguson1,Nicole Tarlton1, Victoria Wu*, Christopher S. Sequeira1, Martina Bremer and Tzvia Abramson (2012) Differential Expression of Alpha 4 Integrins on Effector Memory T Helper Cells during Bordetella Infections. Delayed Responses in Bordetella pertussis. PLoS ONE 7(12): e52903. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052903

Nicole J Tarlton, Caroline M Green, Nicole H Lazarus, Lusijah Rott, Anthony P Wong, Oren Abramson,Martina Bremer, Eugene C Butcher and Tzvia Abramson. Plasmablast Frequency and Trafficking Receptor Expression are Altered in Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2012 Apr 5. doi: 10.1002/ibd.

Farooq*, M., Choi, J., Seoane*, A.I., Lleras, R.A., Trang*, H.V., Manda*l, S.A., Nelson*, C.L., Soto*, J.G (2012). Identification of 3’ UTR sequence elements and a teloplasm localization motif sufficient for the localization of Hro-Twist mRNA to the zygotic animal and vegetal poles. Dev. Growth, Differ. J. 54, 519-534.

Lucena, S.E., Yia, J., Soto, J.G., Barral J., Cantu, E., Brannon, J., Lardner, K., Ramos*, C.J., Seoane*, A.I., Sanchez, E.E.  (2012) Anti-metastatic activities of a recombinant disintegrin, r-viridistatin 2, derived from Prairie rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis viridis). Toxicon 31, 31-39.

Carey, C.M, Bueno, R., Gutierrez*, D.A., Petro, C., Lucena, S.E., Sanchez, E.E., Soto, J.G. (2012) Recombinant rubistatin (r-Rub), an MVD disintegrin, inhibits cell migration and proliferation, and is a strong apoptotic inducer of the human melanoma cell line SK-Mel-28. Toxicon 59, 241-248.

Teklemariam*, T., Seoane*, A.I, Ramos*, C.J., Sanchez, E.E., Lucena, S.E., Perez, J.C., Manda*l, S.A., Soto, J.G. (2011) Functional analysis of a recombinant PIII-SVMP, racocostatin; an apoptotic inducer of HUVEC and HeLa, but not SK-Mel-28 cells. Toxicon, doi:10.1016/j.toxicon.2011.01.007.

Sanchez, E.E., Lucena, S.E., Reyes, S., Soto, J.G., Cantu, E., Lopez-Johnston, J.C., Guerrero, B., Salazar, A.M., Rodriguez-Acosta, A., Galan, J.A., Tao, A, Perez, J.C. (2010) Cloning, expression, and hemostatic activities of a disintegrin, r-mojastin 1, from the mohave rattlesnake (Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus). Thrombosis Research. doi:10.1016/j.thromres.2010.06.006.

Seoane*, A.I., Tran*, V.L., Sanchez, E.E., White*, S.A., Choi*, J.L., Gaytán, B., Chavez*, N., Reyes, S.R., Ramo*s, C.J., Tran*, L.H., Lucena, S.E., Sugarek, M., Perez, J.C., Mandal*, S.A., Ghorab*, S., Rodriguez-Acosta, A., Fung*, B.K., Soto, J.G. (2010) The mojastin mutant Moj-DM induces apoptosis of the human melanoma SK-Mel-28, but not the mutants Moj-WN or Moj-NN.Toxicon 56, 391-401.