Publications 1997-1998

Papers Published or in Press

  1. Altieri, P.I., González, R., Escobales, N., Crespo, M.J. and Branch, H. Myocardial remodeling in hypertensive patients. The role of converting enzyme inhibitions and angiotensin II receptor blockers in reducing ventricular arrhythmia. G. Ital. Cardiol. 28(1) 353-356 (1998). 
  2. Altieri, P.I., González, R., Escobales, N., Branch, H. and Crespo, M.J.Lower incidence of coronary disease in Puerto Rico (USA Island) than in the continental USA: a possible protective effect of a lower LDL/HDL lipoprotein ratio. Proceedings of the XIII World Congress of Cardiology. (In Press). 
  3. Aquino-Piñero, E. and Rodríguez-Del Valle, N. Presence of different protein kinase C isoforms are present in the yeast and mycelium forms of Sporothrix schenckii.Myocopathologia. (In Press) 
  4. Bloom, J., Ortiz, J. and Rodríguez, J.F. Azidothymidine triphosphate determination using micellar electrokinetic capillary chromatography. Cellular and Molecular Biology.43(7), 1051 (1997) 
  5. Blom, D.E., Hallgrimsson, B., Keng, L.. Lozada, M.C. and Buikstra, J.E. The tiwanaku colonies of moquegua: cultural and biological parameters of ethnicity. World Archaeology, 1998 (In Press). 
  6. Castro, F., Santaella, M., Torres, E., Rodríguez-Medina, J.R. and González-Keelan, C. Sustained response to interferon in a patient with common variable immunodeficiency and Hepatitis C. Amer. J. of Gastroenterology 92(9): 1557-1558 (1997). 
  7. Crespo, M.J., Escobales, N. and Altieri, P.I. Altered vascular function in early stages of heart failure in hamsters. J. of Cardiac Failure 3(4) 311-318 (1997). 
  8. De Mello, W.C. Atrial natriuretic factor reduces cell coupling in the failing heart; an effect dependent on cyclic GMP. J. Cardiovasc. Pharmacology. (In Press). 
  9. Eakin, A.E., Guerra, A., Focia, P.J., Torres-Martínez, J. and Craig, S.P. Hypoxanthine phosphoribosyltransferance from Trypanosoma cruzi as a target for structure-based inhibitor design: Crystallization and inhibition studies with purine analogs. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 
  10. Font, E., Lasanta, S., Rosario, O. and Rodríguez, J.F. Analysis of antiretroviral nucleosides by electrospray ioniz : 139 (1997). 
  11. González, M.J. and López, D. "Introducción a antioxidantes en la salud y enfermedad Gineco obstetrica". Mundo Médico 25: 31-40 (1998). 
  12. González, M.J. and Matos, M.I. "Antioxidantes y Cáncer en el adulto-viejo". Bol. Soc. Gerontol. Puerto Rico 2: 6-7 (1997). 
  13. González, M.J. and Matos, M.I. Supplements and nutriceutical strategies in the management of adipose tissue. Biomedicina 1: S1-S3 (1998). 
  14. González, M.J., Riordan, N.H. and Riordan, H.A. Antioxidants as chemopreventive agents for breast cancer. Biomedicina 1: 120-127 (1998). 
  15. González, M.J., Riordan, N.H., Matos, M.I. and Argüelles, M. Antioxidants and cancer: a brief discussion on controversies, contradictions and paradoxes. J. Orthomolec. Med. 12: 145-148 (1997).
  16. González, M.J., Schmitz, K.J., Matos, M.I., López, D., Rodríguez, J.R. and Gorrín, J.J. Folate supplementation and neural tube defects: A review of a Public Health issue. P.R. Health Sci. J. 16: 387-393 (1997). 
  17. Hallgrimsson, B. The ontogenetic patterning of skeletal fluctuating asymmetry in mammals: evolutionary and developmental implications. International Journal of Primatology. (In Press). 
  18. Kicliter, E., Meyer, D.L., Reichenbach, A., Lugo, N. and Jadhao, A.G. Antibody to keyhole limpet hemocyanin labels retinal horizontal cells in some amphibians, but not in others. J. Brain Res. 38: 377-381 (1997). 
  19. Lozada, M.C., Hallgrimsson, B., Blom, D.E., Blue, L., Guillen, S. and Buikstra, J.E. Patrones microevolucionarios y poblaciones bioarqueológicas en la costa de Osmore, sur del Perú. Gaceta Arqueológica Andina. (In Press). 
  20. Lugo, N. and Blanco, R.E. Somatostatin-like immunoreactive cells in the ground squirrel retina. Cell Biology International. 21: 447-453 (1997). 
  21. Mejías, I., Sierra-Págan, M. and Zimmermann, B. Cloning of an Aspartate Transcarbamylase-Like Sequence from Toxoplasma Gondii. Nature Biotechnology Short Reports 8: 51 (1997). 
  22. Meyer, D.L., Fackeler, I.R., Jadhao, A.G. and Kicliter, E. Differential labelling of primary olfactory system subcomponents by SBA (lectin) and NADPH-d histochemistry in the frog Pipa. J. Brain Res.762: 275-280 (1997). 
  23. Renta, J.Y., Cadilla, C.L., Vega, M.E., Hillyer, G.V., Estrada, C., Jimenez, E., Abreu, E., Mendez, I., Gandía, J. and Guerrero, L.M. Longitudinal studies on maternal HIV-1 variants by biological phenotyping sequence analysis and viral load. Cell and Mol. Biol. 43: (7): 1097-1114 (1997). 
  24. Rothschild, B.M., Hong, N. and Turnquist, J.E. "II y a": a common joint disease distinguishable from spondyloarthropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout and infectious arthritis identified in Cayo Santiago Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta). Sem. Arthritis Rheumat. (In Press). 
  25. Santiago-Cornier, A. Medical Genetic Services in Puerto Rico: Research status. Brazilian J. Genetics 20: Supplement, 101-111 (1997). 
  26. Serrano, A.E., Robinson, B.L., Peters, W.A. and Trujillo-Nevárez, K. Plasmodium berghei andPlasmodium yoclii: molecular karyotypes of drug resistant lines.Experimental Parasitology (In Press). 
  27. Specht, S.C., Rodríguez, C., Quiñones, L. and Velázquez, S. Effect of High Ionic Strength and Inhibitors of H, K-ATPase on the Ouabain-sensitive K-p-Nitrophenyl Phosphatase Activity in the Sea Anemone Stichodactyla helianthus. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 117B, 217-224 (1997). 
  28. Stern, M., Ediger, V.L., Gibbon, C.R., Blagburn, J.M. and Bacon, J.P. Regeneration of cercal filiform hair sensory neurons in the First Instar cockroach restores escape behavior. J. Neurobiol. 33: 439-458 (1997). 
  29. Tuttle, R.H., Yant, L., Basmajian, J.V. and Hallgrimsson, B. Hominoid heels. Proceedings of the XVI Congress of the International Primatological Society. (In Press). 
  30. Zhan, D., Chiu, L.H., Von Tungeln, L.S., Herreno-Saenz, D., Cheng, E., Evans, F., Heflich, R.H.and Fu, P. Characterization of DNA adducts in Chinese hamster ovary cells treated with mutagenic doses of 1- and 3-nitrosobenzo [a] pyrene and the trans-7,8-diol-anti-9,10-epoxides of 1-and 3-nitrobenzo [a] pyrene. Mut. Res. 379: 43-52 (1997). 
  31. De Mello, W.C.Cell to cell communication in the failing heart. In: Heart Cell Communication in Health and Disease. (Eds: De Mello, W.C. and Jansen, M.) pp 149-173. Kluwer Academic Publishers. Boston, 1997. 
  32. De Mello, W.C. On the control of junctional conductance. In:Heart Cell Communication in Health and Disease. (Eds: De Mello, W.C. and Jansen, M.) pp 105-124. Kluwer Academic Publishers. Boston, 1997. 
  33. De Mello, W.C. On the syncytial nature of cardiac muscle. In: Heart Cell Communication in Health and Disease. (Eds: De Mello, W.C. and Jansen, M.) pp 1-17. Kluwer Academic Publishers. Boston, 1997. 
  34. González, M.J. and Rodríguez, J.R. Violence, Biochemistry and Nutrition. In: Conferencia: La violencia y el sistema de justicia criminal (Eds: González-Bonilla, V. and Soto Galto, T.) IAU Publication Center, San Germán, P.R. p. 370-375. (1997). 
  35. Lavergne, J.A.Componentes del sistema inmunológico. In: "Trasplante de Organos". 2nd Edition (Eds: Santiago-Delpin, E.A. and Ruiz-Speare, J.D.) Editora Salvat, Mexico. (1998). 
  36. Mejías, I., Sierra-Págan, M. and Zimmermann, B. Cloning of an Aspartate Transcarbamylase-Like Sequence from Toxoplasm B. and Stein, T.A. Heel, squat, stand, stride: function and evolution of hominoid feet. In: A. Rosenburger, J. Fleagle, H. McHenry and E. Strasser, eds., Primate Locomotion. New York, NY: Plenum Publishing Corp. (In Press). 
  37. Zorrilla, C.D. Obstetric factors and mother-to-infant transmission of HIV-1. In: Infectious Disease Clinics of North América. Volume 11. Number 1 pp 109-118 March 1997.