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Scientific Publications

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

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2012 Pepper Center Publications

Akimzhanov, A. M., Barral, J. M. and Boehning, D. Caspase 3 cleavage of the inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate receptor does not contribute to apoptotic calcium release. Cell Calcium. (2013) 53(2): 152-158.PMCID: PMC3572306

Al Snih, S., Peek, K. M., Sawyer, P., Markides, K. S., Allman, R. M. and Ottenbacher, K. J. Life-space mobility in Mexican Americans aged 75 and older. J Am Geriatr Soc. (2012) 60(3): 532-537. PMID: 22283683

Berges, I. M., Kuo, Y. F., Ottenbacher, K. J., Seale, G. S. and Ostir, G. V. Recovery of functional status after stroke in a tri-ethnic population. PM R. (2012) 4(4): 290-295. PMCID: PMC3496396

Boyd, C. A., Branch, D. W., Sheffield, K. M., Han, Y., Kuo, Y. F., Goodwin, J. S. and Riall, T. S. Hospital and medical care days in pancreatic cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. (2012) 19(8): 2435-2442. PMCID: PMC3407309

Cano, C., Samper-Ternent, R., Al Snih, S., Markides, K. and Ottenbacher, K. J. Frailty and cognitive impairment as predictors of mortality in older Mexican Americans. J Nutr Health Aging. (2012) 16(2): 142-147. PMCID: PMC3281306

Carrillo, A. E., Flynn, M. G., Pinkston, C., Markofski, M. M., Jiang, Y., Donkin, S. S. and Teegarden, D. Impact of vitamin d supplementation during a resistance training intervention on body composition, muscle function, and glucose tolerance in overweight and obese adults. Clin Nutr. (2013) 32(3): 375-381. PMID: 23034474

Casperson, S. L., Sheffield-Moore, M., Hewlings, S. J. and Paddon-Jones, D. Leucine supplementation chronically improves muscle protein synthesis in older adults consuming the RDA for protein. Clin Nutr. (2012) 31(4): 512-519. PMCID: PMC3640444

Ciro, C. A., Ottenbacher, K. J., Graham, J. E., Fisher, S., Berges, I. and Ostir, G. V. Patterns and correlates of depression in hospitalized older adults. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. (2012) 54(1): 202-205. PMCID: PMC3202052

Dillon, E. L., Basra, G., Horstman, A. M., Casperson, S. L., Randolph, K. M., Durham, W. J., Urban, R. J., Diaz-Arrastia, C., Levine, L., Hatch, S. S., Willis, M., Richardson, G. and Sheffield-Moore, M. Cancer cachexia and anabolic interventions: A case report. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. (2012) 3(4): 253-263. PMCID: PMC3505578

Drummond, M. J., Dickinson, J. M., Fry, C. S., Walker, D. K., Gundermann, D. M., Reidy, P. T., Timmerman, K. L., Markofski, M. M., Paddon-Jones, D., Rasmussen, B. B. and Volpi, E. Bed rest impairs skeletal muscle amino acid transporter expression, mTORC1 signaling, and protein synthesis in response to essential amino acids in older adults. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. (2012) 302(9): E1113-1122. PMCID: PMC3361979

El Ayadi, A., Stieren, E. S., Barral, J. M. and Boehning, D. Ubiquilin-1 regulates amyloid precursor protein maturation and degradation by stimulating K63-linked polyubiquitination of lysine 688. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. (2012) 109(33): 13416-13421. PMCID: PMC3421158

El Ayadi, A., Stieren, E. S., Barral, J. M., Oberhauser, A. F. and Boehning, D. Purification and aggregation of the amyloid precursor protein intracellular domain. J Vis Exp. (2012) 66): e4204. PMCID: PMC3478677

Fisher, S. R., Graham, J. E., Brown, C. J., Galloway, R. V., Ottenbacher, K. J., Allman, R. M. and Ostir, G. V. Factors that differentiate level of ambulation in hospitalised older adults. Age Ageing. (2012) 41(1): 107-111. PMCID: PMC3234075

Gundermann, D. M., Fry, C. S., Dickinson, J. M., Walker, D. K., Timmerman, K. L., Drummond, M. J., Volpi, E. and Rasmussen, B. B. Reactive hyperemia is not responsible for stimulating muscle protein synthesis following blood flow restriction exercise. J Appl Physiol. (2012) 112(9): 1520-1528. PMCID: PMC3362234

Horstman, A. M., Dillon, E. L., Urban, R. J. and Sheffield-Moore, M. The role of androgens and estrogens on healthy aging and longevity. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. (2012) 67(11): 1140-1152. PMCID: PMC3636678

Kaiser, C. M., Bujalowski, P. J., Ma, L., Anderson, J., Epstein, H. F. and Oberhauser, A. F. Tracking UNC-45 chaperone-myosin interaction with a titin mechanical reporter. Biophys J. (2012) 102(9): 2212-2219. PMCID: PMC3341559

Kuo, H. K., Al Snih, S., Kuo, Y. F. and Raji, M. A. Chronic inflammation, albuminuria, and functional disability in older adults with cardiovascular disease: The national health and nutrition examination survey, 1999-2008. Atherosclerosis. (2012) 222(2): 502-508. PMID: 22460050

Lu, W., Negi, S. S., Oberhauser, A. F. and Braun, W. Engineering proteins with enhanced mechanical stability by force-specific sequence motifs. Proteins. (2012) 80(5): 1308-1315. PMCID: PMC3323705

Lyons, E. J., Tate, D. F., Komoski, S. E., Carr, P. M. and Ward, D. S. Novel approaches to obesity prevention: Effects of game enjoyment and game type on energy expenditure in active video games. J Diabetes Sci Technol. (2012) 6(4): 839-848. PMCID: PMC3440155

Markides, K. S., Al Snih, S., Walsh, T., Cutchin, M., Ju, H. and Goodwin, J. S. Problem drinking among Mexican-Americans: The influence of nativity and neighborhood context? Am J Health Promot. (2012) 26(4): 225-229.PMID: 22375572


Nam, S., Kuo, Y. F., Markides, K. S. and Al Snih, S. Waist circumference (WC), body mass index (BMI), and disability among older adults in Latin American and the Caribbean (lac). Arch Gerontol Geriatr. (2012) 55(2): e40-47. PMCID: PMC3418389

Ostir, G. V., Berges, I., Kuo, Y. F., Goodwin, J. S., Ottenbacher, K. J. and Guralnik, J. M. Assessing gait speed in acutely ill older patients admitted to an acute care for elders hospital unit. Arch Intern Med. (2012) 172(4): 353-358. PMCID: PMC3487589

Otiniano, M. E., Al Snih, S., Goodwin, J. S., Ray, L., Alghatrif, M. and Markides, K. S. Factors associated with poor glycemic control in older Mexican American diabetics aged 75 years and older. J Diabetes Complications. (2012) 26(3): 181-186. PMCID: PMC3521032

Ottenbacher, A. J., Snih, S. A., Karmarkar, A., Lee, J., Samper-Ternent, R., Kumar, A., Bindawas, S., Markides, K. S. and Ottenbacher, K. J. Routine physical activity and mortality in Mexican Americans aged 75 and older. J Am Geriatr Soc. (2012) 60(6): 1085-1091.PMID: 22647251

Ottenbacher, K. J., Graham, J. E., Ottenbacher, A. J., Lee, J., Al Snih, S., Karmarkar, A., Reistetter, T. and Ostir, G. V. Hospital readmission in persons with stroke following postacute inpatient rehabilitation. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. (2012) 67(8): 875-881. PMCID: PMC3403861

Papaconstantinou, J., Hsieh, C. C., and DeFord, J. H. p38 MAPK Family of Signal Transduction Proteins. In Encyclopedia of Signaling Molecules. Springer. New York. (2012) 1323-1331.No PMID Listed

Peek, M. K., Howrey, B. T., Ternent, R. S., Ray, L. A. and Ottenbacher, K. J. Social support, stressors, and frailty among older mexican american adults. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. (2012) 67(6): 755-764. PMCID: PMC3478725

Porter, C. and Wall, B. T. Skeletal muscle mitochondrial function: Is it quality or quantity that makes the difference in insulin resistance? J Physiol. (2012) 590(Pt 23): 5935-5936. PMCID: PMC3530107

Samper-Ternent, R., Karmarkar, A., Graham, J., Reistetter, T. and Ottenbacher, K. Frailty as a predictor of falls in older Mexican Americans. J Aging Health. (2012) 24(4): 641-653. PMCID: PMC3448373

Samper-Ternent, R., Kuo, Y. F., Ray, L. A., Ottenbacher, K. J., Markides, K. S. and Al Snih, S. Prevalence of health conditions and predictors of mortality in oldest old Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic whites. J Am Med Dir Assoc. (2012) 13(3): 254-259. PMCID: PMC3128678

Spencer, P. S., Siller, E., Anderson, J. F. and Barral, J. M. Silent substitutions predictably alter translation elongation rates and protein folding efficiencies. J Mol Biol. (2012) 422(3): 328-335. PMCID: PMC3576719

Tate, D. F., Turner-McGrievy, G., Lyons, E., Stevens, J., Erickson, K., Polzien, K., Diamond, M., Wang, X. and Popkin, B. Replacing caloric beverages with water or diet beverages for weight loss in adults: Main results of the choose healthy options consciously everyday (choice) randomized clinical trial. Am J Clin Nutr. (2012) 95(3): 555-563. PMCID: PMC3632875

Timmerman, K. L. and Volpi, E. Endothelial function and the regulation of muscle protein anabolism in older adults. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. (2012). PMCID: PMC3597759

Walker, D. K., Fry, C. S., Drummond, M. J., Dickinson, J. M., Timmerman, K. L., Gundermann, D. M., Jennings, K., Volpi, E. and Rasmussen, B. B. PAX7+ satellite cells in young and older adults following resistance exercise. Muscle Nerve. (2012) 46(1): 51-59. PMCID: PMC3374905







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