Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology


Recent Publications

Exogenous ketone ester delays CNS oxygen toxicity without impairing cognitive and motor performance in male Sprague-Dawley rats.

Stavitzski NM, Landon CS, Hinojo CM, Poff AM, Rogers CQ, D'Agostino DP, Dean JB.Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2021 Aug 1.

Foxo1 deletion promotes the growth of new lymphatic valves

Scallan JP, Knauer LA, Hou H, Castorena-Gonzalez JA, Davis MJ, Yang Y.J Clin Invest. 2021 Jul 15.

The Endothelial Glycocalyx as a Double-Edged Sword in Microvascular Homeostasis and Pathogenesis

Villalba N, Baby S, Yuan SY.Front Cell Dev Biol. 2021 Jul 14.

Involvement of Sigma Receptor-1 in Lymphatic Endothelial Barrier Integrity and Bioenergetic Regulation

Motawe ZY, Abdelmaboud SS, Breslin JW.Lymphat Res Biol. 2021 Jun.

Functional evidence of distinct electrophile-induced activation states of the ion channel TRPA1

Parks TA, Bahia PK, Taylor-Clark TE.Biochem Biophys Rep. 2021 Jun 15.

Macula Densa NOS1β Modulates Renal Hemodynamics and Blood Pressure During Pregnancy: Role in Gestational Hypertension

Wei J, Zhang J, Jiang S, Xu L, Qu L, Pang B, Jiang K, Wang L, Intapad S, Buggs J, Cheng F, Mohapatra S, Juncos L, Osborn J, Granger J, Liu R.J Am Soc Nephrol. 2021 Jun 14.

Exogenous ketone salts inhibit superoxide production in the rat caudal solitary complex during exposure to normobaric and hyperbaric hyperoxia

Hinojo CM, Ciarlone GE, D'Agostino DP, Dean JB. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2021 Jun 1.

Heparan Sulfate Facilitates Spike Protein-Mediated SARS-CoV-2 Host Cell Invasion and Contributes to Increased Infection of SARS-CoV-2 G614 Mutant and in Lung Cancer

Yue J, Jin W, Yang H, Faulkner J, Song X, Qiu H, Teng M, Azadi P, Zhang F, Linhardt RJ, Wang L.Front Mol Biosci. 2021 Jun 11.

DHHC21 deficiency attenuates renal dysfunction during septic injury

Yang X, Zheng E, Ma Y, Chatterjee V, Villalba N, Breslin JW, Liu R, Wu MH, Yuan SY.Sci Rep. 2021 May 27.

Hippocampal and Prefrontal Cortical Brain Tissue Levels of Irisin and GDF15 Receptor Subunits in Children

Jackson TC, Gorse K, Herrmann JR, Kochanek PM.Mol Neurobiol. 2021 May.


MPP News:

Deletion of single gene promotes growth of functional lymphatic valves

Targeting the gene Foxo1 may offer an early treatment approach for hereditary lymphedema, USF Health preclinical study reports Tampa, FL (Aug. 9, 2021) — A University of South […]

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Cell-selective nanotherapy prevents vessel renarrowing and promotes healing of arteries opened by angioplasty

A USF Health preclinical study indicates nanoparticles containing a micro-RNA switch offers promising biotechnology to advance the fight against atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease Tampa, FL (Feb. 9, 2021) – […]

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Flavors added to vaping devices can damage the heart

The vape flavorings so popular with kids and young adults are cardiotoxic and disrupt the heart’s normal electrical activity, a University of South Florida Health preclinical study finds […]