Elaine Collins

Elaine Collins

Professor
Biochemistry

Office: SCI 127
Phone: (408) 924-4999
elaine.collins@sjsu.edu
Research Group Page

Education

B.S Biochemistry, University of California Riverside, 1981
M.S Biochemistry, University of California Riverside, 1983
Ph.D Biochemistry, University of California Riverside, 1994

Research Interests

Structure and Function Studies of the Nuclear Receptor of Vitamin D hormone

Flexibility Enhanced Binding of Tat Peptides to TAR RNA

SJSU/Santa Clara County: Biotechnology Curriculum Development and Dissemination

Selected Publications

  • Reddy, M.D., L. Stoynova, A. Acevedo, and E.D. Collins, Residues of the human nuclear vitamin D receptor that form hydrogen bonding interactions with the three hydroxyl groups of 1alpha, 25-dihydroxyvitamin D3.J. Steroid Biochem. Mol.Biol., 94:279-288 (2005)
  • Collins, E.D., J.E. Bishop, C.M. Bula, A. Acevedo, W.H. Okamura and A.W. Norman, Effect of 25-dihydroxy vitamin D3 receptor. J. Steroid Biochem. Mol. Biol., 94:279-288 (2005)
  • Acevedo, A., L. Stoynova, K. Davis, R. Solorzano, and E.D. Collins, Role of residues 143 and 278 of the human nuclear D Receptor in the full-length and 165-215 deletion mutant, J. Steroid Biochem. Mol. Biol., 89-90:83-87 (2004)