Publications 2012-2013

Journal Articles

  1. Duprey-Díaz MV, Blagburn JM, Blanco RE. Changes in fibroblast growth factor-2 and FGF receptors in the frog visual system during optic nerve regeneration. J Chem Neuroanat. 2012 Dec;46(1-2):35- 44. doi: 10.1016/j.jchemneu.2012.08.003. PubMed PMID: 22940608; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3619718. 

  2. Obeid JS, McGraw CA, Minor BL, Conde JG, Pawluk R, Lin M, Wang J, Banks SR, Hemphill SA, Taylor R, Harris PA. Procurement of shared data instruments for Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap). J Biomed Inform. 2013 Apr;46(2):259-65. doi: 10.1016/j.jbi.2012.10.006. PubMed PMID: 23149159; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3600393. 

  3. Ramos AS, Seip RL, Rivera-Miranda G, Felici-Giovanini ME, Garcia-Berdecia R, Alejandro-Cowan Y, Kocherla M, Cruz I, Feliu JF, Cadilla CL, Renta JY, Gorowski K, Vergara C, Ruaño G, Duconge J. Development of a pharmacogenetic-guided warfarin dosing algorithm for Puerto Rican patients. Pharmacogenomics. 2012 Dec;13(16):1937-50. doi: 10.2217/pgs.12.171. PubMed PMID: 23215886; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3538136. 

  4. Carmona-Rivera C, Simeonov DR, Cardillo ND, Gahl WA, Cadilla CL. A divalent interaction between HPS1 and HPS4 is required for the formation of the biogenesis of lysosome-related organelle complex-3 (BLOC-3). Biochim Biophys Acta. 2013 Mar;1833(3):468-78. doi: 10.1016/j.bbamcr.2012.10.019. PubMed PMID: 23103514; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3556189. 

  5. Cantres-Rosario Y, Plaud-Valentín M, Gerena Y, Skolasky RL, Wojna V, Meléndez LM. Cathepsin B and cystatin B in HIVseropositive women are associated with infection and HIV-1- associated neurocognitive disorders. AIDS. 2013 Jan 28;27(3):347-56. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e32835b3e47. PubMed PMID: 23291538; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3593054. 

  6. Delgado N, Vallejo D, Miller MW. Localization of serotonin in the nervous system of Biomphalaria glabrata, an intermediate host for schistosomiasis. J Comp Neurol. 2012 Oct 1;520(14):3236-55. doi: 10.1002/cne.23095. PubMed PMID: 22434538; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3715745. 

  7. Rivas-Tumanyan S, Campos M, Zevallos JC, Joshipura KJ. Periodontal disease, hypertension, and blood pressure among older adults in Puerto Rico. J Periodontol. 2013 Feb;84(2):203-11. doi: 10.1902/jop.2012.110748. PubMed PMID: 22548584; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3561508.

  8. Siddiqui A, Rivera-Sánchez S, Castro Mdel R, Acevedo-Torres K, Rane A, Torres-Ramos CA, Nicholls DG, Andersen JK, Ayala- Torres S. Mitochondrial DNA damage is associated with reduced mitochondrial bioenergetics in Huntington's disease. Free Radic Biol Med. 2012 Oct 1;53(7):1478-88. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2012.06.008. PubMed PMID: 22709585; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3846402. 

  9. Santiago JM, Torrado AI, Arocho LC, Rosas OR, Rodríguez AE, Toro FK, Salgado IK, Torres YA, Silva WI, Miranda JD. Expression profile of flotillin-2 and its pathophysiological role after spinal cord injury. J Mol Neurosci. 2013 Feb;49(2):347-59. doi: 10.1007/s12031-012-9873-7. PubMed PMID: 22878913; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3545048. 

  10. Gonzalez-Velazquez W, Gonzalez-Mendez R, Rodriguez-del Valle N. Characterization and ligand identification of a membrane progesterone receptor in fungi: existence of a novel PAQR in Sporothrix schenckii. BMC Microbiol. 2012 Sep 7;12:194. doi: 10.1186/1471-2180-12-194. PubMed PMID: 22958375; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3488014. 

  11. González L, Magno P, Ortiz AP, Ortiz-Ortiz K, Hess K, Nogueras- González GM, Suárez E. Esophageal cancer incidence rates by histological type and overall: Puerto Rico versus the United States Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results population, 1992- 2005. Cancer Epidemiol. 2013 Feb;37(1):5-10. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2012.09.002. PubMed PMID: 23063415; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3545418. 

  12. Maldonado C, Alicea D, Gonzalez M, Bykhovskaia M, Marie B. Adar is essential for optimal presynaptic function. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2013 Jan;52:173-80. doi: 10.1016/j.mcn.2012.10.009. PubMed PMID: 23127996; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3613243. 

  13. Garrett SC, Rosenthal JJ. A role for A-to-I RNA editing in temperature adaptation. Physiology (Bethesda). 2012 Dec;27(6):362-9. doi: 10.1152/physiol.00029.2012. Review. PubMed PMID: 23223630; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4208822. 

  14. Al-Khayat HA, Kensler RW, Squire JM, Marston SB, Morris EP. Atomic model of the human cardiac muscle myosin filament. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jan 2;110(1):318-23. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1212708110. PubMed PMID: 23251030; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3538242. 

  15. Castillo-Pichardo L, Cubano LA, Dharmawardhane S. Dietary grape polyphenol resveratrol increases mammary tumor growth and metastasis in immunocompromised mice. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2013 Jan 8;13:6. doi: 10.1186/1472-6882-13-6. PubMed PMID: 23298290; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3544562. 

  16. Miranda JJ, Herrera VM, Chirinos JA, Gómez LF, Perel P, Pichardo R, González A, Sánchez JR, Ferreccio C, Aguilera X, Silva E, Oróstegui M, Medina-Lezama J, Pérez CM, Suárez E, Ortiz AP, Rosero L, Schapochnik N, Ortiz Z, Ferrante D, Casas JP, Bautista LE. Major cardiovascular risk factors in Latin America: a comparison with the United States. The Latin American Consortium of Studies in Obesity (LASO). PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e54056. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054056. PubMed PMID: 23349785; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3547948. 

  17. Ortiz AP, Romaguera J, Pérez CM, Otero Y, Soto-Salgado M, Méndez K, Valle Y, Da Costa M, Suarez E, Palefsky J, Tortolero- Luna G. Human papillomavirus infection in women in Puerto Rico: agreement between physician-collected and self-collected anogenital specimens. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2013 Apr;17(2):210- 7. doi: 10.1097/LGT.0b013e318260e312. PubMed PMID: 23422638; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3885164. 

  18. Trujillo U, Vázquez-Rosa E, Oyola-Robles D, Stagg LJ, Vassallo DA, Vega IE, Arold ST, Baerga-Ortiz A. Solution structure of the tandem acyl carrier protein domains from a polyunsaturated fatty acid synthase reveals beads-on-a-string configuration. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e57859. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057859. PubMed PMID: 23469090; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3585217. 

  19. Colón-López V, Ortiz AP, Banerjee G, Gertz AM, García H. HIV and syphilis infection among men attending a [corrected] sexually transmitted infection clinic in Puerto Rico. P R Health Sci J. 2013 Mar;32(1):8-13. Erratum in: P R Health Sci J. 2013 Jun;32(2):110. PubMed PMID: 23556260; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3667155. 

  20. Méndez K, Romaguera J, Pérez CM, Soto-Salgado M, Tortolero- Luna G, Palefsky JM, Ortiz AP. Cervical human papillomavirus infection in a sample of Hispanic women living in Puerto Rico: comparison with cervical cytology reports. P R Health Sci J. 2013 Mar;32(1):3-7. PubMed PMID: 23556259; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4162397. 

  21. Caro Y, Negrón V, Palacios C. Association between vitamin D levels and blood pressure in a group of Puerto Ricans. P R Health Sci J. 2012 Sep;31(3):123-9. PubMed PMID: 23038884; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3700354. 

  22. Orengo-Mercado C, Nieves B, López L, Vallés-Ortiz N, Renta JY, Santiago-Borrero PJ, Cadilla CL, Duconge J. Frequencies of Functional Polymorphisms in Three Pharmacokinetic Genes of Clinical Interest within the Admixed Puerto Rican Population. J Pharmacogenomics Pharmacoproteomics. 2013 Mar 27;4(113). pii: 1000113. PubMed PMID: 24040574; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3769800. 

  23. Olivera EJ, Palacios C. Use of supplements in Puerto Rican older adults residing in an elderly project. P R Health Sci J. 2012 Dec;31(4):213-9. PubMed PMID: 23844469; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3980474. 

  24. Pézier A, Blagburn JM. Auditory responses of engrailed and invected-expressing Johnston's Organ neurons in Drosophila melanogaster. PLoS One. 2013 Aug 5;8(8):e71419. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0071419. PubMed PMID: 23940751; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3734059. 

  25. Ortiz AP, Frías O, Pérez J, Cabanillas F, Martínez L, Sánchez C, Capó-Ramos DE, González-Keelan C, Mora E, Suárez E. Breast cancer molecular subtypes and survival in a hospital-based sample in Puerto Rico. Cancer Med. 2013 Jun;2(3):343-50. doi: 10.1002/cam4.78. PubMed PMID: 23930211; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3699846. 

  26. Rodríguez-Guilbe M, Oyola-Robles D, Schreiter ER, Baerga-Ortiz A. Structure, activity, and substrate selectivity of the Orf6 thioesterase from Photobacterium profundum. J Biol Chem. 2013 Apr 12;288(15):10841-8. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M112.446765. PubMed PMID: 23430744; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3624464. 

  27. Rodríguez-Agramonte F, Izquierdo NJ, Cadilla C. Ocular findings in patients with oculocutaneous albinism type ia with G47D tyrosinase gene mutation in Puerto Rico: a case report. Bol Asoc Med P R. 2013;105(2):62-4. PubMed PMID: 23882993; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4042624. 

  28. Ortiz AP, Alejandro N, Pérez CM, Otero Y, Soto-Salgado M, Palefsky JM, Tortolero-Luna G, Romaguera J. Acceptability of cervical and anal HPV self-sampling in a sample of Hispanic women in Puerto Rico. P R Health Sci J. 2012 Dec;31(4):205-12. PubMed PMID: 23844468; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3954748. 

  29. Oyola-Robles D, Gay DC, Trujillo U, Sánchez-Parés JM, Bermúdez ML, Rivera-Díaz M, Carballeira NM, Baerga-Ortiz A. Identification of novel protein domains required for the expression of an active dehydratase fragment from a polyunsaturated fatty acid synthase. Protein Sci. 2013 Jul;22(7):954-63. doi: 10.1002/pro.2278. PubMed PMID: 23696301; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3719089. 

  30. McDonald CM, Henricson EK, Abresch RT, Han JJ, Escolar DM, Florence JM, Duong T, Arrieta A, Clemens PR, Hoffman EP, Cnaan A; Cinrg Investigators.. The cooperative international neuromuscular research group Duchenne natural history study--a longitudinal investigation in the era of glucocorticoid therapy: design of protocol and the methods used. Muscle Nerve. 2013 Jul;48(1):32-54. doi: 10.1002/mus.23807. PubMed PMID: 23677550; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4147958. 

  31. Henricson EK, Abresch RT, Cnaan A, Hu F, Duong T, Arrieta A, Han J, Escolar DM, Florence JM, Clemens PR, Hoffman EP, McDonald CM; CINRG Investigators.. The cooperative international neuromuscular research group Duchenne natural history study: glucocorticoid treatment preserves clinically meaningful functional milestones and reduces rate of disease progression as measured by manual muscle testing and other commonly used clinical trial outcome measures. Muscle Nerve. 2013 Jul;48(1):55-67. doi: 10.1002/mus.23808. PubMed PMID: 23649481; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4103170. 

  32. de la Parra C, Otero-Franqui E, Martinez-Montemayor M, Dharmawardhane S. The soy isoflavone equol may increase cancer malignancy via up-regulation of eukaryotic protein synthesis initiation factor eIF4G. J Biol Chem. 2012 Dec 7;287(50):41640-50. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M112.393470. PubMed PMID: 23095751; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3516715. 

  33. Alvare GG, Roche-Lima A, Fristensky B. BioPCD - A Language for GUI Development Requiring a Minimal Skill Set. Int J Comput Appl. 2012 Nov;57(6):9-16. PubMed PMID: 27818582; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5096648. 

  34. Xun Z, Rivera-Sánchez S, Ayala-Peña S, Lim J, Budworth H, Skoda EM, Robbins PD, Niedernhofer LJ, Wipf P, McMurray CT. Targeting of XJB-5-131 to mitochondria suppresses oxidative DNA damage and motor decline in a mouse model of Huntington's disease. Cell Rep. 2012 Nov 29;2(5):1137-42. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2012.10.001. PubMed PMID: 23122961; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3513647. 

  35. Palacios C, Segarra A, Trak M, Colón I. Reproducibility and validity of a food frequency questionnaire to estimate calcium intake in Puerto Ricans. Arch Latinoam Nutr. 2012 Sep;62(3):205-12. PubMed PMID: 24617021; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5327701. 

  36. Pomeroy J, Palacios C. Translating Findings from Lifestyle Intervention Trials of Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes to the Primary Care Setting. Curr Nutr Rep. 2012 Dec;1(4):215-221. doi: 10.1007/s13668-012-0024-0. PubMed PMID: 28232875; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5319565.