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Submissions from 2003

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Using K5 Myc transgenic mice to delineate *Myc's apoptotic and tumorigenic pathways, Robert J Rounbehler

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Role of the transcription factor activator protein-2alpha in prostate carcinogenesis, Maribelis Ruiz Vega

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Gene regulation during placenta development: Murine adenosine deaminase as a model to study placenta specific expression, Bryan Marc Schaubach

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Implication of bFGF signaling in lung carcinogenesis, Jie Shen

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Molecular mechanisms for the insulin sensitizing activity of rexinoids in skeletal muscle of diabetic (Db/Db) mice, Qi Shen

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Importance of sperm transition proteins demonstrated in mice carrying Tnp1- and Tnp2-null alleles, Cynthia Renee Christian Shirley

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Endogenous nitric oxide regulates p53 signaling and DNA damage-induced apoptosis in melanoma cells, Chi-Hui Tang

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YKL -40, a vascular -associated serum marker for glioblastoma, correlates with chronic activation of AKT, Meena Kumari Tanwar

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Loss of activator protein-2alpha results in overexpression of the thrombin receptor and correlates with the malignant phenotype of human melanoma, Carmen S Tellez

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The roles of Smads and Pitx2 in cardiac development, Degang Wang

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Functional studies of insulin-like growth factor binding protein 2 pathway in glioma progression, Hua Wang

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Preclinical evaluation of proteasome inhibition for the treatment of prostate cancer, Simon Alexander Williams

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Detecting the signature of natural selection with microsatellites, Hongyan Xu

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Retinoic receptor gamma in squamous epithelial tumorigenesis, Hui Xu

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Antitumor activity of an Ets protein, PEA3, in breast cancer cell lines MDA-MB-361DYT2 and BT474M1, Zhenming Yu

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Towards the identification of a tumor suppressor gene on chromosome 3p12: Physical mapping and candidate gene screening, Kun Zhang

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Role of phosphatidylethanolamine in the function and assembly of phenylalanine-specific permease of Escherichia coli, Wei Zhang

Submissions from 2002

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Delineating the molecular basis of human genetic diseases: Epigenetic and functional studies, Dayna Tirpak Akey

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Theoretical and experimental studies of linkage disequilibrium in human populations, Joshua Michael Akey

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Role of FbpA and FbpB in the pathogenesis and mycolyltransferase activity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Lisa Yvonne Armitige

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Characterization of the NOP -1 opsin photoreceptor in the filamentous fungus Neurospora crassa, Jennifer Anne Bieszke

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Vasculogenesis: A process of vessel formation and its role during Ewing's sarcoma development, Marcela Fabiana Bolontrade de Fernandez

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Regulation of Bcl-2 expression by the product of the prostate apoptosis response gene -4, Par-4, Sangeeta Kaur Cheema

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Significance of tissue transglutaminase expression in multidrug resistant MCF -7 human breast cancer cells, Jack Shou-Kung Chen

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Role of organic cation transporters in the renal secretion of nucleoside analogs, Rong Chen

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Studies of the structure and function of a fibrinogen binding MSCRAMM(RTM) from Staphylococcus epidermidis, Stacey Lee Davis

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Structural and functional analysis of p84N5, Randall Lowell Evans

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Requirements for Staphylococcus aureus in vitro cellular internalization, Trent C Fowler

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Isolation and characterization of a novel human Mix -like homeobox gene MIXL, Wei Guo

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Activation of c -Met contributes to growth and metastasis of human colorectal carcinoma, Matthew H Herynk

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Critical determinants of estrogen receptor -mediated agonist activity, Leslie Carol Hodges

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Functional analysis of BMP4 signaling in mouse neural development, Qiyong Hu

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Dimethylsphingosine evokes diverse cellular death modes in HL60, David Barqueti Jendiroba

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RNA binding characteristics and overall topology of the vaccinia virus polyadenylation complex, Lela Ann Johnson

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Functional analysis of the Galpha protein, GNA -3, in the development of Neurospora crassa using biochemical and genetic studies, Ann Marlena Kays

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Molecular mechanisms involved in the regulation of cell polarity and genome stability by the p21 -activated kinase, Shk1, in the fission yeast, Schizosaccharomyces pombe, Hye Won Kim

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NFkappaB and STAT binding elements participate in regulation of MUC1 expression in normal and transformed mammary epithelial cells, Errin Leigh Lagow

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Characterization of healing tissue in a tooth extraction socket in a rabbit model, Zahid Sultanali Lalani

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Emodin, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, and human cancer, Yiu-Keung (James) Lau

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Characterization of hLodestar: A CDC5L interacting protein, Deana Marie Leonard

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Genetic analysis of Pitx2 in left -right asymmetry and cardiovascular development, Chengyu Liu

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The functions of pitx2 and Bmp signaling in craniofacial development, Wei Liu

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Signaling pathways in the transcriptional and post-translational regulation of the human glutathione S -transferase P1 gene, Hui-Wen Lo

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The role of Ski/Sno oncoproteins as negative regulators of the TGF-beta/SMAD signaling pathway in B -cell non -Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL-B), Piao Lo

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17-beta estradiol and progesterone-induced alterations in human type-1/type-2 cytokine balance and the role of costimulatory and apoptotic mechanisms, Eleni Maniatis

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Novel mechanisms for PKC family enzymes to regulate PI3K signaling pathway, Muling Mao

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The role of endogenous IFN-beta in cutaneous melanoma: Consequences of epidermal hyperplasia, Marya Faith McCarty

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Genetic integration of a nuclear -encoded mitochondrial gene with cardiac function, Meredith L Moore

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4HPR-X radiation mechanisms of interactions in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cells in vitro, Melita Maria Nasca

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The yeast STM1 protein binds G*G multiplex nucleic acids in vitro and associates with ribosomes in vivo, Laura Diane Nelson

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The contributions of the hippocampal formation, perirhinal cortex and areas TH/TF to object, spatial and contextual recognition memory in primates, Sarah Ellen Nemanic

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Calcium mobilization from the endoplasmic reticulum to the mitochondria during apoptosis in prostate cancer, Leta Kang Nutt

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Analysis of BMP signalling through the receptor type IA in embryogenesis using conditional gene inactivation in mice, Dmitry Alexander Ovchinnikov

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Alteration of CEACAM1 gene transcription in prostate cancer cells: The role of AR, Sp2, and HDAC, Dillon Thanh Phan

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Cell survival in early embryogenesis requires proper dosage of GCN5 and p300, Huy Minh Phan

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Plasmid -encoded virulence determinants of Borrelia burgdorferi, Joye Elizabeth Purser

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Characterization of cellular and molecular functions of the p21 -activated kinase, Shk1, in the fission yeast, Schizosaccharomyces pombe, Yibing Qyang

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*Ras proteins and human tumor cell radiosensitivity, Jeffery Scott Russell

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The regulation of protein kinase C by thiol oxidation, Nancy Elaine Ward

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Function and regulation of the Pem homeobox gene in vivo, Chad Michael Wayne

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TH and XFKBP12 interact and regulate proliferation and differentiation in neural ectoderm through the TOR signaling pathway, Wa Xian

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Requirement of the Jak2 tyrosine kinase in Bcr -Abl oncogenic transformation, Shanhai Xie

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The heparan sulfate-fibroblast growth factor signaling system in liver growth and function, Chundong Yu

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Identification and characterization of the vegetally localized Hermes mRNA, Nancy Ruth Zearfoss

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Constitutively active cAMP receptor mutants dominantly inhibit receptor-mediated signaling pathways in Dictyostelium discoideum, Minghang Zhang

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Adenosine mediated lung mast cell degranulation in the mouse, Hongyan Zhong

Submissions from 2001

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Mapping and characterization of the Xlsirt P11 RNA cis-acting localization element, Luetta Ann Humphries Allen

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An analysis of the function of region 1.2 of the primary sigma factor, sigma 70, from Escherichia coli, Nicole Elizabeth Baldwin

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Role of janus tyrosine kinase -3 (JAK3) and signal transducer and activator of transcription (STAT5) pathway in T lymphocyte activation, Fariba Behbod

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Cleavage and activation of calpain and its substrate caspase-7 in prostate cancer cells: Evidence for a role in apoptotic sensitization, Sharon Alexis Beresford

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Positional candidate cloning of the RP10 form of retinitis pigmentosa, Sara Juanita Bowne

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Pencil -beam redefinition algorithm dose calculations for electron therapy treatment planning, Robert Arthur Boyd

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Cross -packing among retroviruses and characterization of the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) packaging signal: Implications for the development of FIV-based gene transfer systems, Matthew Taylor Browning

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Temporal analysis of PI-3kinase and MAPK signal transduction during skeletal muscle overload, Christian Joseph Carlson

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Integrin mediated growth and apoptosis in human gastric adenocarcinoma, Denise Anne Caruso

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A novel myeloid leukemia suppressor locus at human chromosome 5q13.3, Patricia Diane Castro

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Mechanisms of Ad-p53 induced apoptosis in human malignant glioma, Julie Ann Marie Cerrato

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Mechanisms of TGF-beta1-induced neuronal plasticity in Aplysia, Jeannie Chin

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Participation of bcl -2 and bax in epidermal homeostasis and non-melanoma skin cancer, Song Hye Cho

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Genetic alterations associated with prostate cancer progression, Lisa Wey-Lan Chu

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The functional role of the tumor suppressor MMAC /PTEN in glioblastoma multiforme and prostate cancer, Michael Arwyn Davies

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Mechanisms of apoptosis in bleomycin-induced lung injury: Implications for pulmonary fibrosis, Darren Wynn Davis

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Functional activation of p53 induces apoptosis in the absence of MDM2, Sohela de Rozieres

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Signal transduction of CEACAM1-L tumor suppressor, Vicky Sharon Tantingco Estrera

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Fas ligand and soluble Fas -opposing molecules in melanoma lung metastasis, Christopher Louis Hall

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Estradiol and insulin cross -talk in breast cancer, Ginny Graham Hutchins

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Regulation of p53 antiproliferative function by transactivation domain phosphorylation at threonine 18 and serine 20, James Ramzi Jabbur

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Collagen I modulates growth and gene expression in prostate cancer cells, Jeffrey Allen Kiefer

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Development of colorectal cancer gene therapy, Ka Yin (Simon) Kwong

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Impact of BCR -ABL on DNA repair, Eunice Laurent

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Molecular regulatory mechanisms and embryonic tissue specification in sea urchin development, Xiaotao Li

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From gene to protein: Investigating the disease etiology of retinitis pigmentosa, Kimberly Anne Malone

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Functional and physical associations of beta1 integrins in the activation of human T lymphocytes, Yuko June Miyamoto

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Familial aggregation, candidate genes and genome scans: Analyzing the role of genetics in stroke, Alanna Christine Morrison

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Human complement component C3 -binding proteins of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Stacey Leigh Mueller-Ortiz

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Predictors of benzodiazepine self -administration behavior in anxious patients, Lynn Marie Miklas Oswald

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Molecular mechanisms of apoptosis induction in chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Jessica Caroline Pahler

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Rescue of embryonic lethality in mdmx null mice by loss of p53 suggests a non-overlapping pathway with MDM2 to regulate p53, John Michael Parant

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Learning -dependent plasticity of movement representations in the primate primary motor cortex, Erik Jon Plautz

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The role of LMX1B and PITX2 in anterior segment development and adult ocular function, Carolyn Leah Pressman