Publications 2001-2002

Papers Published or in Press

  1. Acosta EP, Zorrilla C, Van Dyke R, Bardeguez A, Smith E, Hughes M, Huang S, Pitt J, Watts H, Mofenson L. Pharmacokinetics of Saquinavir-SGC in HIV-Infected Pregnant Women. HIV Clin Trials 2: 460-465, 2001.
  2. Alegría M, McGuire T, Vera M, Canino G, Freeman D, Matias L, Albizu C, Marin H, Calderón J. The Impact of Managed Care on the Use of Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in Puerto Rico. Inquiry 38: 381-395, 2001.
  3. Altieri-Nieto PI, Escobales-Alicea N, Rodríguez-Orengo JF,Banchs-Pieretti H, Crespo-Bellido MJ. The Effect of Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers and Converting Enzyme Inhibitors in QT Dispersion. Giornale Italiano di Aritmologia e Cardiostimolazione 5(S1): 1-2, 2002.
  4. Altieri-Nieto PI, Escobales-Alicea N, Rodríguez-Orengo JF, Crespo-Bedillo MJ, Bachs-Pieretti H. El Alcohol y las Cardiomiopatías, Mecanismos. Revista Latina de Cardiología 23: 66-67, 2002.
  5. Altieri-Nieto PI, Escobales-Alicea N, Rodríguez-Orengo JF, Crespo-Bedillo MJ, Bachs-Pieretti H. El Papel del Vino Tinto en los Síndromes Coronarios Agudos. Revista Latina de Cardiología 23: 68-69, 2002.
  6. Antoun MD, Ramos Z, Vázquez Oquendo I, Proctor GR, Gerena L, Franzblau SG. Evaluation of the Flora of PR for In Vitro Antiplasmodial and Antimycobacterial Activities Phytotherapy. Res 15: 638-642,2001. 
  7. Arroyo MA, Tien H, Pagán M, Swanstrom R, Hillyer GV, Cadilla CL and Meléndez-Guerrero LM .Virologic Risk Factors for Vertical Transmission of HIV Type 1 in Puerto Rico. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. 18: 447-460, 2002.
  8. Bonilla-Felix M, Portman RJ. Systemic Hypertension. In: Burg, Polin, Ingelfinger and Wald eds. Current Pediatric Therapy 17th edition, W. B. Saunders. In Press
  9. Crespo MJ , De Mello WC . Administration of Losartan Plus Hydrochlorothiazide Improves Vascular Status in Young Cardiomyopathic Hamsters. European J Pharmacol 420:133-141,2001. 
  10. Delgado-Figarella R, Rosario G, Roche M, Del Llano AM, Lavergne JACyclin Levels During TNF-Alpha-Induced Apoptosis in HIV-Infected Cells. Cellular and Molecular Biology 47:1129-42, 2001.*
  11. De Mello WC.Aldosterone Modulates the Effect of Angiotensin II in the Electrical Properties of the Rat Heart. J Cardiovasc Pharmacology. In Press
  12. De Mello WC and Re, RN. Intracrine Rennin-Angiotensin System; its Possible Involvement in the Control of Cardiovascular Function. In: Progress in Cardiovascular Sciences, Dhala NS, ed, Kluwer Academic Press, 2002. In Press
  13. De Mello WC. Cardiac Synsitium; an Overview. In: Heart Cell Coupling and Impulse Propagation in Health and Disease. De Mello WC, MJ Janse, eds, Kluwer Academic Press 1-25, 2002. In Press
  14. De Mello WC. Cell Communication in the Failing Heart: The Role of the Renin-Angiotensin System. In: Heart Cell Coupling and Impulse Propagation in Health and Disease, De Mello WC, MJ Janse, eds, Kluwer Academic Press 279-316, 2002. In Press
  15. De Mello WC. Electrical Activity of the Heart and Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors on the Hyperpolarizing Action of Enalapril. J Hum Hypertens 16: Suppl 1: S89-92, 2002.
  16. Díaz-Ríos M, Oyola E, and Miller MWColocalization of g-Aminobutyric Acid-Like Immunoreactivity and Catecholamines in the Feeding Network of Aplysia Californica.J Comp Neurobiol 445: 29-46, 2002.*
  17. Espino AM, Rodríguez Medina JR, Hillyer GV. Isolation and Immunological Characterization of Fatty Acid Binding Protein Isoforms from Fasciola Hepatica. J Parasitol 87: 1028-33, 2001.*
  18. Febo M, Jiménez CA and Segarra ACEstrogen and Opioids Interact to Modulate the Locomotor Response to Cocaine. Brain Research 943(1):151-61, 2002.*
  19. García-Fragoso L, García-García I, De la Vega A, Renta J, and Cadilla CL Presence of the 5,10-Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase C677T Mutation in Puerto Rican Patients with Neural Tube Defects. Child Neurology 17:30-33,2002.
  20. García García I, García Fragoso L, Renta J, Arce S, and Cadilla CLErythrocyte Volume, Folate Levels, and the Presence of Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase Polymorphism. PR Health Sci J 21: 17-19, 2002.*
  21. García M, Del Llano AM, Cruz-Colón E, Saavedra S, and Lavergne JA Characteristics of Nitric Oxide-Induced Apoptosis and its Target Cell in Mitogen-Stimulated Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells from HIV+ Subjects. Immunological Investigations 30:267-287,2001. 
  22. Henderson LP, Jorge JC . Steroid Modulation of GABAA Receptors: CNS Roles in Reproduction, Dysfunction, and Drug Abuse. In: Molecular Insights into Ion Channel Biology in Health and Disease, RA Maue, ed, Principles of Medical Biology, JAI Press, Inc., Greenwich, Conn. In Press
  23. Hernández B, Placidi L, Cretton E, Faraj A, Bryant M, Rodríguez JF, Imbach JL, Gosselin G, Dukhan D, Sommadossi JP. Pharmacology of ß-L-Thymidine (ß-L-dT, NV-02B) and ß-L-2'-Deoxycytidine (ß -L-dC, NV-02C) in Hep-G2 Cells and Primary Rat, Monkey and Human Hepatocytes: Relevance to Chemotherapeutic Efficacy Against Hepatitis B. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 46: 1728-33, 2002.
  24. Hill ES and Blagburn JM. Presynaptic Effects of Biogenic Amines Modulating Synaptic Transmission Between Identified Sensory Neurons and Giant Interneurons in the First Instar Cockroach. J Comp Physiol 187: 633-45, 2001.*
  25. Jorge JC, McIntyre KL, Henderson LP. The Function and the Expression of Forebrain GABAA Receptors Change with Hormonal State in the Adult Mouse. J Neurobio 50: 137-49, 2002.
  26. Kirk MD, Meyer JS, Miller MW, and Govind CK. Dichotomy in Phasic-Tonic Neuromuscular Structure of Crayfish Inhibitory Axons. J Comp Neurol 435: 283-90, 2001.* 
  27. Lafky JM, Greenwood TM, Baron AT, Boardman CH, Cora EM, and Maihle NJ. Soluble ErbBs (sErbBs): Serum Biomarkers in Breast and Ovarian Cancer. In: Tumor Markers: Physiology, Pathobiology, Technology and Clinical Applications, EP Diamandis, ed, AACC Press, 2002. In Press
  28. Luciano CA, Russell JW, Banerjee TK, Quirk JM, Scott LJC, JM Dambrosia, NW Barton, R Schiffmann. Physiologic Characterization of Neuropathy in Fabry Disease. In: Muscle Nerve. In Press
  29. Luciano CA. Other Complementary Studies: Blink Reflex, Masseter Reflex and Silent Periods. In: Clinical Evaluation and Diagnostic Tests in Neuromuscular Disorders, Bertorini T, ed, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2002.
  30. Maihle NJ, Baron AT, Barrett BA, Boardman CH, Christensen TA, Cora EM, Faupel-Badger JM, Greenwood T, Juneja SC, Lafky JM, Lee H, Reiter JL, and Podratz KC.EGF/ErbB Receptor Family in Ovarian Cancer. In: Ovarian Cancer, S Rosen, ed, Kluwer Academic Publ, NY, 2001.
  31. Maihle NJ, Baron AT, Boardman CH, Lafky JM, Greenwood T, Christensen TA, Reiter JL, Cora EM, Lee H, Suman VJ, Fishman DA, Pérez EA, and PodratzKC . EGF Receptor/ErbB Isoform as Serum Biomarkers in Breast and Ovarian Cancer. J Clin Ligand Assay, 2002. In Press
  32. Marie B, Cruz-Orengo L, Blagburn JMPersistent Engrailed Expression is Required to Determine Sensory Axon Trajectory, Branching, and Target Choice. J Neurosci 22: 832-41, 2002.*
  33. McRobert L and McConkey GARNA Interference (RNAi) Inhibits Growth of Plasmodium Falciparum. Mol Biochem Parasitol 119:273-78, 2002.
  34. Mejías, CA, Jiménez CA and Segarra ACSex Differences in Models of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: Role of Testosterone. Brain Research Interactive, 2002.* In Press
  35. Mejías-Torres IA, Zimmermann BH. Molecular Cloning, Recombinant Expression and Partial Characterization of the Aspartate Transcarbamoylase from Toxoplasma Gondii. Mol Biochem Parasitol 119(2): 191-201, 2002.*
  36. Meléndez-Guerrero LM , Arroyo MA, 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. Cellular and Molecular Biology 47:OL39-OL47,2001.
  37. Meléndez-Guerrero LM , Arroyo MA, 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 vol 47, (Noisy-le-grand) 47, N6,Online paper DOI 10.1170/6, OL39-47, 2001.*
  38. Meléndez J, García V , Sánchez E , Delgado R, Torres G, and Meléndez-Guerrero LIs Decreased HIV-1 Infectivity of Placental Macrophages Caused by High Levels of b-Chemokines?.Cellular and Molecular Biology 47: OL51-OL59, 2001.
  39. Monterrubio J, Ortiz G, Orkand PM, and Zuazaga C. Tubular Localization of Silent Calcium Channels in Crustacean Skeletal Muscles Fibers. J Muscle Res Cell Motil, 2002.* In press
  40. Mosca L, Allen C, Fernández-Repollet E , Kim C, Lee M, McAuleyJW, and M McLaughlin. Setting a Local Research Agenda for Women's Health: The National Centers of Excellence in Women's Health. J Women's Health Gend Based Med 10:927-935,2001. 
  41. Preston AM, Bercovitch FB, Jiménez BD, Rodríguez Orengo JF, Delgado-Morales W, Rodríguez CA, Lebrón MR, Rivera CE. Plasma Homocysteine Concentrations in a Population of Rhesus Monkeys (Macaca mulatta): Reference Ranges and Accompanying Plasma Concentrations of Folate and Vitamin B12. Contemp Top Lab Anim Sci 41(1): 28-30, 2002.
  42. Rivero M, Santiago LE, del Valle C, Morales AB. Factores Asociados con la Adherencia/Cumplimiento con las Terapias Antiretrovirales en un Grupo de Mujeres Puertorriqueñas con VIH/SIDA: Estudio Piloto. PR Health Sciences Journal, 2002. In Press
  43. Rodríguez JF, Escobales N, Cruz D, Banch H, Rivera C, Altieri-Nieto PI. Concentraciones Totales de Homocisteína Plásmica en Pacientes Puertorriqueños con Enfermedad Arteroesclerótica Coronaria. Revista Española de Cardiología 54: 1411-16, 2001.
  44. Rosado-Ruiz T, Antommattei-Pérez FM, , Cadilla CL, and J López-Garriga. Expression and Purification of Recombinant Hemoglobin I from Lucina Pectinata. Journal of Protein Chemistry 20 (4): 311-15, 2001.*
  45. Sosa M, and Baro D. The Role of Amines and Aminergic Receptors in Mediating Dominance in the Giant Tropical Freshwater Prawn. In: Physiology of the Crustacean Nervous System, Wiese K and M Schmidt, eds, Springer Verlag 143-55, 2001.
  46. Schwartz A and Fernández-Repollet ENew Applications of Flow Cytometry: Quantitative Flow Cytometry. Clinics in Laboratory Medicine 21: 743-61, 2001.*
  47. Singh GDMorphospatial Analysis of Soft-Tissue Profile in Patients with Class II Division 1 Malocclusion Treated Using Twin Block Appliances: Geometric Morphometrics. Orthod Craniofac Res 5: 38-50, 2002.* 
  48. Swinford R, Bonilla-Felix M, Portman NJ. Neonatal Nephrology. In: Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care 5th Edition, Merenstein and Gardner, eds, Mosby Year Book. In Press
  49. Torres G, García V, Sánchez E, Segarra A, Patterson BK, and Meléndez-Guerrero LM. Expression 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 15 S29-33, 2001.*
  50. Weiss MD, Luciano CA, Quarles RH. Nerve Conduction Abnormalities in Aging Mice Deficient for Myelin-Associated Glycoprotein. Muscle Nerve 24: 1380-87, 2001.
  51. Willson CA, Irizarry-Ramírez M, Gaskins HE, Cruz-Orengo L, Figueroa JD, Whittemore SR, andMiranda JDUpregulation of EphA Receptor Expression in the Injured Adult Spinal Cord. Cell Transplantation 11(3), 2002* In Press