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Scientific Publications

The UTMB OAIC Pepper Center Investigators have authored hundreds of scientific articles:


2003 Pepper Center Publications
  1. Al Snih S, Markides KS, Ostir GV, Ray L, Goodwin JS. Predictors of recovery in activities of daily living among disabled older Mexican Americans. Aging Clin Exp Res. Aug 2003;15(4):315-320, PMID: 14661823.
  2. Bohe J, Low A, Wolfe RR, Rennie MJ. Human muscle protein synthesis is modulated by extracellular, not intramuscular amino acid availability: a dose-response study. J Physiol. Oct 1 2003;552(Pt 1):315-324, PMID: 12909668, PMCID: PMC2343318.
  3. Copland JA, Davies PJ, Shipley GL, Wood CG, Luxon BA, Urban RJ. The use of DNA microarrays to assess clinical samples: the transition from bedside to bench to bedside. Recent Prog Horm Res. 2003;58:25-53, PMID: 12795413.
  4. da Cunha-Filho IT, Henson H, Wankadia S, Protas EJ. Reliability of measures of gait performance and oxygen consumption with stroke survivors. J Rehabil Res Dev. Jan-Feb 2003;40(1):19-25, PMID: 15150717.
  5. Du XL, Key CR, Osborne C, Mahnken JD, Goodwin JS. Discrepancy between consensus recommendations and actual community use of adjuvant chemotherapy in women with breast cancer. Ann Intern Med. Jan 21 2003;138(2):90-97, PMID: 12529090, PMCID: PMC2566742.
  6. Ferrando AA, Sheffield-Moore M, Paddon-Jones D, Wolfe RR, Urban RJ. Differential anabolic effects of testosterone and amino acid feeding in older men. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. Jan 2003;88(1):358-362, PMID: 12519877.
  7. Garg N, Popov VL, Papaconstantinou J. Profiling gene transcription reveals a deficiency of mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation in Trypanosoma cruzi-infected murine hearts: implications in chagasic myocarditis development. Biochim Biophys Acta. Jul 14 2003;1638(2):106-120, PMID: 12853116.
  8. Gerstner A, DeFord JH, Papaconstantinou J. Comparison of two PCR-based methods and automated DNA sequencing for prop-1 genotyping in Ames dwarf mice. Mutat Res. Jul 25 2003;528(1-2):37-44, PMID: 12873721.
  9. Goodwin JS, Satish S, Anderson ET, Nattinger AB, Freeman JL. Effect of nurse case management on the treatment of older women with breast cancer. J Am Geriatr Soc. Sep 2003;51(9):1252-1259, PMID: 12919237.
  10. Higgins JJ, Jankovic J, Lombardi RQ, Pucilowska J, Tan EK, Ashizawa T, Ruszczyk MU. Haplotype analysis of the ETM2 locus in familial essential tremor. Neurogenetics. Aug 2003;4(4):185-189, PMID: 12761658.
  11. Hsieh CC, Rosenblatt JI, Papaconstantinou J. Age-associated changes in SAPK/JNK and p38 MAPK signaling in response to the generation of ROS by 3-nitropropionic acid. Mech Ageing Dev. Jun 2003;124(6):733-746, PMID: 12782417.
  12. Kobayashi H, Borsheim E, Anthony TG, Traber DL, Badalamenti J, Kimball SR, Jefferson LS, Wolfe RR. Reduced amino acid availability inhibits muscle protein synthesis and decreases activity of initiation factor eIF2B. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. Mar 2003;284(3):E488-498, PMID: 12556349.
  13. Kuo YF, Raji MA, Markides KS, Ray LA, Espino DV, Goodwin JS. Inconsistent use of diabetes medications, diabetes complications, and mortality in older mexican americans over a 7-year period: data from the Hispanic established population for the epidemiologic study of the elderly. Diabetes Care. Nov 2003;26(11):3054-3060, PMID: 14578239.
  14. Lin X, Ashizawa T. SCA10 and ATTCT repeat expansion: clinical features and molecular aspects. Cytogenet Genome Res. 2003;100(1-4):184-188, PMID: 14526179.
  15. Miller SL, Tipton KD, Chinkes DL, Wolf SE, Wolfe RR. Independent and combined effects of amino acids and glucose after resistance exercise. Med Sci Sports Exerc. Mar 2003;35(3):449-455, PMID: 12618575.
  16. Murphy MA, Olson SL, Protas EJ, Overby AR. Screening for falls in community-dwelling elderly. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. 2003;11(1):66-81.
  17. Ostir GV, Eschbach K, Markides KS, Goodwin JS. Neighbourhood composition and depressive symptoms among older Mexican Americans. J Epidemiol Community Health. Dec 2003;57(12):987-992, PMID: 14652267, PMCID: PMC1732342.
  18. Ostir GV, Raji MA, Ottenbacher KJ, Markides KS, Goodwin JS. Cognitive function and incidence of stroke in older Mexican Americans. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. Jun 2003;58(6):531-535, PMID: 12807924.
  19. Ottenbacher KJ, Smith PM, Illig SB, Linn RT, Gonzales VA, Ostir GV, Granger CV. Disparity in health services and outcomes for persons with hip fracture and lower extremity joint replacement. Med Care. Feb 2003;41(2):232-241, PMID: 12555051.
  20. Ottenbacher KJ, Smith PM, Illig SB, Peek MK, Fiedler RC, Granger CV. Hospital readmission of persons with hip fracture following medical rehabilitation. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. Jan-Feb 2003;36(1):15-22, PMID: 12849095.
  21. Paddon-Jones D, Sheffield-Moore M, Creson DL, Sanford AP, Wolf SE, Wolfe RR, Ferrando AA. Hypercortisolemia alters muscle protein anabolism following ingestion of essential amino acids. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. May 2003;284(5):E946-953, PMID: 12569085.
  22. Peek MK, Markides KS. Blood pressure concordance in older married Mexican-American couples. J Am Geriatr Soc. Nov 2003;51(11):1655-1659, PMID: 14687399.
  23. Peek MK, Ottenbacher KJ, Markides KS, Ostir GV. Examining the disablement process among older Mexican American adults. Soc Sci Med. Aug 2003;57(3):413-425, PMID: 12791485.
  24. Rabek JP, Boylston WH, 3rd, Papaconstantinou J. Carbonylation of ER chaperone proteins in aged mouse liver. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. Jun 6 2003;305(3):566-572, PMID: 12763031.
  25. Raji M, Goodwin J. Perception of causes and treatment of common diseases in Black, non-Hispanic white, and Hispanic Americans aged 75 years and older. Physicians and Patients. 2003;1:20-22.
  26. Raji MA, Ostir GV, Markides KS, Espino DV, Goodwin JS. Potentially inappropriate medication use by elderly Mexican Americans. Ann Pharmacother. Sep 2003;37(9):1197-1202, PMID: 12921499.
  27. Rosa AL, Jankovic J, Ashizawa T. Screening for mutations in the MECP2 (Rett syndrome) gene in Gilles de la Tourette syndrome. Arch Neurol. Apr 2003;60(4):502-503, PMID: 12707062.
  28. Tipton KD, Borsheim E, Wolf SE, Sanford AP, Wolfe RR. Acute response of net muscle protein balance reflects 24-h balance after exercise and amino acid ingestion. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. Jan 2003;284(1):E76-89, PMID: 12388164.
  29. Szczesny B, Hazra TK, Papaconstantinou J, Mitra S, Boldogh I. Age-dependent deficiency in import of mitochondrial DNA glycosylases required for repair of oxidatively damaged bases. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Sep 16 2003;100(19):10670-10675, PMID: 12960370, PMCID: PMC196862.
  30. Volpi E, Kobayashi H, Sheffield-Moore M, Mittendorfer B, Wolfe RR. Essential amino acids are primarily responsible for the amino acid stimulation of muscle protein anabolism in healthy elderly adults. Am J Clin Nutr. Aug 2003;78(2):250-258, PMID: 12885705, PMCID: PMC3192452.
  31. Walker R, Rasmussen A, Rudnicki D, Holmes S, Alonso E, Matsuura T, Ashizawa T, Davidoff-Feldman B, Margolis R. Huntington’s disease–like 2 can present as chorea-acanthocytosis. Neurology. 2003;61(7):1002-1004.
  32. Wolf SE, Thomas SJ, Dasu MR, Ferrando AA, Chinkes DL, Wolfe RR, Herndon DN. Improved net protein balance, lean mass, and gene expression changes with oxandrolone treatment in the severely burned. Ann Surg. Jun 2003;237(6):801-810; discussion 810-801, PMID: 12796576, PMCID: PMC1514675.


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