Publications 2000-2001

Papers Published or in Press

  1. Antommattei-Pérez F,Rosado T, Cadilla CL, and López-Garriga J. The cDNA-Derived Amino Acid Sequence of Hemoglobin I from Lucina Pectinata. J Protein Chemistry 18:831-36, 2000.
  2. Baro DJ, Ayali A, French L, Scholz NL, Labenia J, Lanning CC, Graubard K, and Harris-Warrick RM.Molecular Underpinnings of Motor Pattern Generation: Differential Targeting of Shal and Shaker in the Pyloric Motor System. Journal of Neuroscience 20:6619-30, 2000.*
  3. Baro DJ, Quiñones L, Lanning CC, Harris-Warrick RM, and Ruiz M. Alternate Splicing of the Shal Gene and the Origins of IA Diversity Among Neurons in a Dynamic Motor Network. Neuroscience. 106(2):419-32,2001.*
  4. Blanco RE, López-Roca A, Soto J and Blagburn JM. Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor Applied to the Optic Nerve after Injury Increases Cell Survival in the Frog Retina. Journal of Comparative Neurology 423:646-58, 2000.*
  5. Burns D, Fitzgerald G, Semba R, Hershow R, Zorrilla C, Pitt J, Ham Cooper E, Flowler G, Landesman S. Vitamin A Deficiency and Other Indices During Pregnancy in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Prevalence, Clinical Correlation and Outcome. Clin Infect Dis. Aug;29(2):328-34, 1999.
  6. Carrasquilla G, Banguero M, Sánchez P, Carvajal F, Barker Jr. RH, Gervais G, Algarín E, andSerrano AE. Epidemiological Tools for Malaria Surveillance in an Urban Setting of Low Endemicity Along the Colombian Pacific Coast. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. In Press*
  7. Cerroni AM, Tomlinsion GA, Turnquist JE, and Grynpas MD. Bone Mineral Density, Osteopenia and Osteoporosis in the Rhesus Macaques of Cayo Santiago. Am J Physic Anthropol 113:389-410, 2000;.
  8. Crespo MJInteraction Between AT1 and a1-Adrenergic Receptors in Cardiomyopathic Hamsters.J Cardiac Failure 6:257-63, 2000.*
  9. Crespo MJ and De Mello WCChronic Administration of Losartan plus Hydrochlorothiazide Improves Vascular Status in Young Cardiomyopathic Hamster. Eur J Pharmacol, In Press.
  10. Cruz JA, García R, Rodríguez-Orengo JF, and Rodríguez-Medina JRElevated Chitin Synthesis in Response to Type II Myosin Deficiency. Mol and Cell Biol Res Com 3:20-5, 2000 .*
  11. De la Guardia C, Casiano CA, Trinidad-Pinedo J, and Báez ACEN-Amplification and Overexpression in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Head & Neck 23:104-12, 2001.*
  12. Delgado R, Rosario G, Roche M, del Llano AM, and Lavergne JA. Cyclin Levels During TNF-Alpha Induced Apoptosis in HIV-Infected Cells. Cellular and Molecular Biology, In Press.
  13. Delgado JY, Oyola E, and Miller MWLocalization of GABA-and Glutamate-Like Immunoreactivity in the Cardiac Ganglion of the Spiny Lobster Panulirus Argus. J Neurocytology 29:605-19, 2000.*
  14. De Mello WCCardiac Arrthythimias: The Possible Role of the Renin-Angiotensin System. Journal Molecular Medicine In Press.
  15. De Mello WC and Danser AHJ. Angiotensin II and the Heart: On the Interactive Renin-Angiotensin System. Hypertension 35:1183-88, 2000.*
  16. Dunbar DC and Badam GL. Locomotion and Posture During Terminal Branch Feeding. International Journal of Primatology 2000; 21(4):649-69.*
  17. Espino AM, Rodríguez-Medina JR, and Hillyer GV. Isolation and Immunological Characterization of Native Fh12 Isoforms Molecule from Fasciola Hepatica. In Press.
  18. Finlinson HA, Oliver-Velez D, Deren S, Robles RR, Colón HM, Beardsley M, Cant JGH, Andía J, and Soto López M. Syringe Acquisition and Use by Puerto Rican Drug Injectors in New York and Puerto Rico: Comparisons Based on Quantitative and Qualitative Methods. AIDS and Behavior 4:341-51, 2000.
  19. García M, del Llano AM, Cruz E, Saavedra S and Lavergne JA García I, de la Vega A, Renta JY, and Cadilla CL. Presence of the 5, 10 Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase Sgene C677T Mutation in Puerto Rican Patients with Neural Tube Defects. J of Child Neurology, In Press.*
  20. Gómez S, Mateus AC, Hernández J, Zimmermann BHRecombinant Cry3Aa has Insecticidal Activity Against the Andean Potato Weevil, Premnotrypes Vorax. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 279:653-6, 2000.
  21. González O and Santacana GEEffect of the Airway Epithelium on the Contraction of Rat Isolated Trachea Under Conditions of Low Temperature. Respiration 439-43, 2000.*
  22. Kalavathy MC, Vijayasankar SK, Zorrilla C. The Fear of Disclosure is Costing the Lives of Precious Men and Women . Reproductive Health Mother 8(15):156-7, 2000.
  23. Killien M, Bigby JA, Champion V, Fernández-Repollet E, Jackson RD, Kagawa-Singer M, Kidd K, Naughton MJ, Prout M. Involving Minority and Underrepresented Women in Clinical Trials. J Women's Health 9:1061-70, 2000.
  24. Kirk MD, Meyer JS, Miller MW, and Govind CK. Dichotomy in Phasic-Tonic Neuromuscular Structure of Crayfish Inhibitory Axons. J Comparative Neurology; In Press.
  25. Makkinje DA, Quinn A Chen, Cadilla, CL, Force T, Bonventre J, and Kyriakis JM. Gene 33/Mig-6; A Transcriptionally-Inducible Adapter Protein that Binds GTP-Cdc-42 and Activates SAPK/JNK. J Biol Chem 275: 17838-47, 2000.
  26. Martínez I, Giavedoni L and Kraiselburd E. Clone B7 Cells have a Single Copy of SIVsmB7 Integrated in Chromosome 20. Archives of Virology, In Press.
  27. Martínez I, Colón C, Vordam V, Beltran M, Vergne E, and Kraiselburd E. Immunogenicity of a Dengue-2 DNA Vaccine Expressing the Full-Length Envelope Protein. Cellular & Molecular Biology, In Press.
  28. Meléndez-Guerrero LM, Arroyo M, Vega ME, Jiménez E, Hillyer GV, and Cadilla CL. Characterization of HIV Isolates from Puerto Rican Maternal-Infant Pairs Reveal Predominance of Non-Syncytium Inducing (NSI) Variants with CCR5 Genotype. Cell Mol Biol, In Press.*
  29. Meléndez-Guerrero LM, Arroyo M, Vega ME, Jiménez E, Hillyer GV, and Cadilla CL. Genotypic and Phenotypic Characterization of HIV Isolates from Puerto Rican Maternal-Infant Pairs Reveal Predominance of Macrophage-Tropic Variants. Cell Mol Biol 2001. In Press.*
  30. Meléndez J, García V, Sánchez E, Delgado R, Torres G, and Meléndez-Guerrero L. Does Decreased HIV-1 Infectivity of Placental Macrophages Caused by High Levels of b-Chemokines? Cell Mol Biol, In Press.*
  31. Meléndez PA, Longo N, Jiménez BD, and Cadilla CLInsulin-Induced Gene 33 mRNA Expression in Chinese Hamster Ovary Cells is Insulin Receptor-Dependent. J Cellular Biochem 77:432-44, 2000.*
  32. Mizrahi A, Dickinson P, Kloppernburg P, Fénelon V, Baro DJ, Harris-Warrick R , Meyrand P, Simmers J. Long-Term Maintenance of Channel Distribution in Heavy Metals in the False Mussels, Mytilopsis Domingensis, from Two Tropical Estuarine Lagoons. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 66: 206-13, 2001.*
  33. Plaud-Valentín M, Delgado R, García V, Zorrilla C, Gandía J, Meléndez-Guerrero L. HIV Infection of Placental Macrophages: Effect on the Secretion of HIV Stimulatory Cytokines. Cellular and Molecular Biology 45(4):423-31, 1999.
  34. Rodríguez JFRodríguez JL, Santana J, García H, Rosario O. Simultaneous Quantitation of Intracellular Zidovudine and Lamivudine Triphosphates in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Individuals. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 44:3097-3100, 2000.*
  35. Ramos CW, Güldener U, Klein S, Hegemann JH, González S, and Rodríguez-Medina JRAnalysis of Saccharomyces Cereviviae orf Yhr076w Expression. IUBMB Life 50(6):371-77, 2000.
  36. Rankinen T, Wolfarth B, Simoneau JA, Rauramaa R, Stray-Gundersen J, Rivera MA, Boulay MR, Chagnon YC, Pérusse L, Keul J, Bouchard C. No Association Between the Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme I/D Polymorphism and Elite Endurance Athlete Status. Journal of Applied Physiology 88:1571-75, 2000.
  37. Rankinen T, Pérusse L, Rauramaa R, Rivera MA, Wolfarth B, Bouchard C. The Human Gene Map for Performance and Health-Related Fitness Phenotypes. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 33(6):855-67, 2000.
  38. Read JS, Tuomala R, Kpamegan E, Zorrilla C, Landesman S, Brown G, Vajaranant M, Hammill H, and Thompson B. Mode of Delivery and Postpartum Morbidity Among HIV-Infected Women: The Women and Infants Transmission Study. JAIDS 26:236-45, 2001.
  39. Rivera MA, Echegaray M, Rankinen T, Pérusse L, Rice T, Gagnon J, Leon AS, Skinner JS, Wilmore JH, Rao DC, & Bouchard C. Angiogenin Gene-Race Interaction for Resting and Exercise BP Phenotypes: The HERITAGE Family Study. Journal of Applied Physiology 90:1232-38, 2001.
  40. Rivera MA, Rankinen T, Pérusse L, Rice T, Gagnon J, Leon AS, Skinner JS, Wilmore JH, Rao DC, & Bouchard C. TGF-B1 Gene Marker and Blood Pressure at Rest, in Response to Acute Exercise and Endurance Training: The HERITAGE Family Study. Journal of Applied Physiology, In Press.
  41. Roche M, Rosario G, Delgado R, del Llano AM, and Lavergne JA. Delayed Caspase-3 Activation and Apoptosis in HIV- Infected Cells. Cellular and Molecular Biology, In Press.
  42. Rosario G, Roche M, Delgado R, Kozek W, and Lavergne JA. Delayed Cytochrome-c Release and Apoptosis in HIV-Infected Cells. Cellular and Molecular Biology, In Press.
  43. Rosen SC, Miller MW, Evans CG, Cropper EC, and Kupfermann I. Diverse synaptic connections between peptidergic radula mechanoafferent neurons and neurons in the feeding system of Aplysia.J J Neurophysiol 1605-20, 2000.*
  44. Steinacker AR, Pérez J, Blanco R, and Zuazaga C. Morphological Correlates of Electrophysiological Properties of the Sensory Vestibular Periphery of the Toadfish, Opsanus tau. J of Physiology 523:128-29, 2000.
  45. Stratton P, Gupta P, Riester K, Fox H, Zorrilla C, Tuomala R, Erikson N, Vajaranant M, Minkoff H, Fowler M. Cervical Dysplasia on Cervico-Vaginal Pap Smear in HIV-1 Infected Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Women. JAIDS 20: 300-7, 1999.
  46. Torres G, García V, Sánchez E, Segarra A, Patterson BK, Meléndez-Guerrero LMExpression of the HIV-1 Co-Receptors CCR5 and CXCR4 on Placental Macrophages and the Effect of IL-10 on Their Expression. Placenta 22(Suppl A):S29-33, 2001.*
  47. Ufret-Vicenty CA, Baro DJ, Lederer WJ, Rockman HA, Quiñones L, and Santana LF. Role of Na+ Channel Deglycosylation in the Genesis of Cardiac Arrhythmias in Heart Failure. J Biol Chem, In Press.*
  48. Ufret-Vicenty CA, Baro DJ, Santana LF. Differential Contribution of Sialic Acid Residues to the Voltage-Dependence of Repolarizing Potassium Currents in the Mouse Ventricle. American Journal of Physiology-Cell Physiology, In Press.*
  49. Ukkola O, Rankinen T, Rivera MA, Barbeau P, Gagnon J, Leon AS, Skinner JS, Wilmore JH, Rao DC, & Bouchard C. Interactions Among the ACE, CKMM, Na+, -K+-ATPase a2 and EPO Genes and Endurance Phenotypes in The HERITAGE Family Study. Journal of Applied Physiology, In Press.
  50. Wellman GC, Santana LF, Bonev AD, Nelson MT. Role of Phospholamban in the Modulation of Arterial Ca2+ Sparks and Ca2+ -Activated K+ Channels by cAMP. American Journal of Physiology-Cell Physiology, In Press.
  51. Wells JP, Turnquist JEOntogeny of Locomotion in Rhesus Macaques (Macaca Mulatta): II. Postural and Locomotor Behavior and Habitat Use in a Free-Ranging Colony. Am J Physic Anthropol 115:80-94, 2001.
  52. Wolfarth B, Rivera M, Oppert JM, Jakob E, Boulay MR, Dionne FT, Simoneau JA, Chagnon YC, Gagnon J, Keul J, & Bouchard C. Association Between a Dra I Polymorphism in the Alpha2A - Adrenoreceptor Gene and Elite Endurance Athlete Status. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 32(10): 1709-12, 2000.
  53. Zorrilla CAntiretroviral Combination Therapy in HIV-1 Infected Women and Men: Are Their Responses Different?. International Journal of Fertility and Menopausal Studies. Int J Fertil 45(2):195-9, 2000.

Review Articles / Books

  1. Acevedo D, Rodríguez-Sierra CJ, Reyes DR, Jiménez BD. Heavy Metals in Sediments and Water from San José and Joyuda Lagoons in Puerto Rico. In: Centeno JA, Collery P, Vernet G, Finkelman RB, Gibb H, Etienne JC (eds) Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine. John Bebbey Eurotext, Paris 2000; 169.
  2. Baro DJ. A-Current Diversity: Differences in Channel Hardware or Second Messengers In: Wiese K and Schmidt M, editors. Physiology of the Crustacean Nervous System. Springer Verlag 2001; In Press.*
  3. Bouchard C, Wolfar Fernández-Repollet E. Quantitative Immunophenotyping. In: Immunophenotyping, edited by C. Stewart and J. Nicholson. John Wiley & Sons. 2000.*
  4. Sosa M and Baro D. The Role of Amines and Aminergic Receptors in Mediating Dominance in the Giant Tropical Freshwater Prawn. In: Wiese K and Schmidt M, editors. Physiology of the Crustacean Nervous System. Springer Verlag 2001; In Press.