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Scientific Publications

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


2006 Pepper Center Publications
  1. Al Snih S, Markides KS, Ray LA, Freeman JL, Ostir GV, Goodwin JS. Predictors of healthcare utilization among older Mexican Americans. Ethn Dis. Summer 2006;16(3):640-646, PMID: 16937599.
  2. Al Snih S, Ray L, Markides KS. Prevalence of self-reported arthritis among elders from Latin America and the Caribbean and among Mexican Americans from the southwestern United States. J Aging Health. Apr 2006;18(2):207-223, PMID: 16614341.
  3. Amador LF, Al Snih S, Markides KS, Goodwin JS. Weight change and mortality among older Mexican Americans. Aging Clin Exp Res. Jun 2006;18(3):196-204, PMID: 16804365.
  4. Bacsi A, Woodberry M, Widger W, Papaconstantinou J, Mitra S, Peterson JW, Boldogh I. Localization of superoxide anion production to mitochondrial electron transport chain in 3-NPA-treated cells. Mitochondrion. Oct 2006;6(5):235-244, PMID: 17011837, PMCID: PMC3031911.
  5. Bell JA, Volpi E, Fujita S, Cadenas JG, Rasmussen BB. Dysregulation of muscle fatty acid metabolism in type 2 diabetes is independent of malonyl-CoA. Diabetologia. Sep 2006;49(9):2144-2152, PMID: 16868746, PMCID: PMC3192446.
  6. Bell JA, Volpi E, Fujita S, Cadenas JG, Sheffield-Moore M, Rasmussen BB. Skeletal muscle protein anabolic response to increased energy and insulin is preserved in poorly controlled type 2 diabetes. J Nutr. May 2006;136(5):1249-1255, PMID: 16614412, PMCID: PMC3196634.
  7. Berges IM, Ottenbacher KJ, Smith PM, Smith D, Ostir GV. Perceived pain and satisfaction with medical rehabilitation after hospital discharge. Clin Rehabil. Aug 2006;20(8):724-730, PMID: 16944829, PMCID: PMC1804256.
  8. Borsheim E, Kien CL, Pearl WM. Differential effects of dietary intake of palmitic acid and oleic acid on oxygen consumption during and after exercise. Metabolism. Sep 2006;55(9):1215-1221, PMID: 16919541, PMCID: PMC1574285.
  9. Borsheim E, Kobayashi H, Traber DL, Wolfe RR. Compartmental distribution of amino acids during hemodialysis-induced hypoaminoacidemia. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. Apr 2006;290(4):E643-652, PMID: 16278248.
  10. Boylston WH, DeFord JH, Papaconstantinou J. Identification of longevity-associated genes in long-lived Snell and Ames dwarf mice. Age (Dordr). Jun 2006;28(2):125-144, PMID: 19943135, PMCID: PMC2464723.
  11. Dreyer HC, Fujita S, Cadenas JG, Chinkes DL, Volpi E, Rasmussen BB. Resistance exercise increases AMPK activity and reduces 4E-BP1 phosphorylation and protein synthesis in human skeletal muscle. J Physiol. Oct 15 2006;576(Pt 2):613-624, PMID: 16873412, PMCID: PMC1890364.
  12. Fujita S, Rasmussen BB, Cadenas JG, Grady JJ, Volpi E. Effect of insulin on human skeletal muscle protein synthesis is modulated by insulin-induced changes in muscle blood flow and amino acid availability. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. Oct 2006;291(4):E745-754, PMID: 16705054, PMCID: PMC2804964.
  13. Fujita S, Volpi E. Amino acids and muscle loss with aging. J Nutr. Jan 2006;136(1 Suppl):277S-280S, PMID: 16365098, PMCID: PMC3183816.
  14. Hsieh CC, Papaconstantinou J. Thioredoxin-ASK1 complex levels regulate ROS-mediated p38 MAPK pathway activity in livers of aged and long-lived Snell dwarf mice. FASEB J. Feb 2006;20(2):259-268, PMID: 16449798, PMCID: PMC1479092.
  15. Katsanos CS, Kobayashi H, Sheffield-Moore M, Aarsland A, Wolfe RR. A high proportion of leucine is required for optimal stimulation of the rate of muscle protein synthesis by essential amino acids in the elderly. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. Aug 2006;291(2):E381-387, PMID: 16507602.
  16. Nguyen-Oghalai TU, Ottenbacher KJ, Granger CV, Smith ST, Goodwin JS. Impact of osteoarthritis on rehabilitation for persons with hip fracture. Arthritis Rheum. Dec 15 2006;55(6):920-924, PMID: 17139638.
  17. Ostir GV, Berges IM, Markides KS, Ottenbacher KJ. Hypertension in older adults and the role of positive emotions. Psychosom Med. Sep-Oct 2006;68(5):727-733, PMID: 17012526, PMCID: PMC1615677.
  18. Ostir GV, Goodwin JS. Anxiety in persons 75 and older: findings from a tri-ethnic population. Ethn Dis. Winter 2006;16(1):22-27, PMID: 16599344.
  19. Ostir GV, Goodwin JS. High anxiety is associated with an increased risk of death in an older tri-ethnic population. J Clin Epidemiol. May 2006;59(5):534-540, PMID: 16632143, PMCID: PMC1853348.
  20. Ottenbacher KJ, Ottenbacher ME, Ottenbacher AJ, Acha AA, Ostir GV. Androgen treatment and muscle strength in elderly men: A meta-analysis. J Am Geriatr Soc. Nov 2006;54(11):1666-1673, PMID: 17087692, PMCID: PMC1752197.
  21. Paddon-Jones D. Interplay of stress and physical inactivity on muscle loss: Nutritional countermeasures. J Nutr. Aug 2006;136(8):2123-2126, PMID: 16857828.
  22. Paddon-Jones D, Sheffield-Moore M, Cree MG, Hewlings SJ, Aarsland A, Wolfe RR, Ferrando AA. Atrophy and impaired muscle protein synthesis during prolonged inactivity and stress. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. Dec 2006;91(12):4836-4841, PMID: 16984982.
  23. Paddon-Jones D, Sheffield-Moore M, Katsanos CS, Zhang XJ, Wolfe RR. Differential stimulation of muscle protein synthesis in elderly humans following isocaloric ingestion of amino acids or whey protein. Exp Gerontol. Feb 2006;41(2):215-219, PMID: 16310330.
  24. Rasmussen BB, Fujita S, Wolfe RR, Mittendorfer B, Roy M, Rowe VL, Volpi E. Insulin resistance of muscle protein metabolism in aging. FASEB J. Apr 2006;20(6):768-769, PMID: 16464955, PMCID: PMC2804965.
  25. Rotkiewicz-Piorun AM, Al Snih S, Raji MA, Kuo YF, Markides KS. Cognitive decline in older Mexican Americans with diabetes. J Natl Med Assoc. Nov 2006;98(11):1840-1847, PMID: 17128695, PMCID: PMC2569797.
  26. Sheffield-Moore M, Paddon-Jones D, Casperson SL, Gilkison C, Volpi E, Wolf SE, Jiang J, Rosenblatt JI, Urban RJ. Androgen therapy induces muscle protein anabolism in older women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. Oct 2006;91(10):3844-3849, PMID: 16895962.
  27. Sun D, Cree MG, Zhang XJ, Boersheim E, Wolfe RR. Measurement of stable isotopic enrichment and concentration of long-chain fatty acyl-carnitines in tissue by HPLC-MS. J Lipid Res. Feb 2006;47(2):431-439, PMID: 16301738.
  28. Wolfe RR. The underappreciated role of muscle in health and disease. Am J Clin Nutr. Sep 2006;84(3):475-482, PMID: 16960159.
  29. Wolfe RR. Optimal nutrition, exercise, and hormonal therapy promote muscle anabolism in the elderly. J Am Coll Surg. Jan 2006;202(1):176-180, PMID: 16377511.


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