Elaine Collins

Elaine Collins

Professor
Biochemistry

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

Research Page

Education

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

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)