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Selected Publications

Systems Toxicology Group

  1. Yucesoy B, Talzhanov Y, Johnson VJ , Wilson NW, Biagini RE, Wang W, Frye B, Weissman DN, Germolec DR, Luster MI, Barmada MM. Genetic variants within the MHC region are associated with immune responsiveness to childhood vaccinations. Vaccine 2013 31(46):5381-5391. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24075919?dopt=Abstract) ]
  2. Guo TL, Germolec DR, Zhang LX, Auttachoat W , Smith MJ , White KL Jr. Contact sensitizing potential of pyrogallol and 5-amino-o-cresol in female BALB/c mice. Toxicology 2013 314(2-3):202-208. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24172597?dopt=Abstract) ]
  3. Bernstein DI, Kashon M, Lummus ZL , Johnson VJ, Fluharty K, Gautrin D, Malo JL, Cartier A, Boulet LP, Sastre J, Quirce S, Germolec D, Tarlo SM, Cruz MJ, Munoz X, Luster MI, Yucesoy B. CTNNA3 (α-catenin) gene variants are associated with diisocyanate asthma: a replication study in a Caucasian worker population. Toxicological Sciences 2013 131(1):242-246.  [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22977168?dopt=Abstract) ]
  4. Smith MJ, Germolec DR, Frawley RP, White, KL, Jr.. Immunomodulatory effects of black cohosh (Actaea racemosa) extract in female B6C3F1/N mice. Toxicology 2013 308():146-157. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23571075?dopt=Abstract) ]
  5. Miller FW, Pollard KM, Parks CG, Germolec DR, Leunge PS, Selmi C, Humble MC, Rose NR. Criteria for environmentally associated autoimmune diseases. Journal of autoimmunity 2012 39(4):253-8 [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=22771005) ]
  6. DeWitt JC, Peden-Adams MM, Keller JM, Germolec DR. The immunotoxicity of perfluorinated compounds: recent developments. Toxicologic pathology 2012 40(2):300-11. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=22109712) ]
  7. Corsini E, Sangiovanni E, Avogadro A, Galbiati V, Viviani B, Marinovich M, Galli CL, Dell'Agli M, Germolec DR. In vitro characterization of the immunotoxic potential of several perfluorinated compounds (PFCs). Toxicology and applied pharmacology 2012 258(2):248-55. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=22119708) ]
  8. Satoh M, Chan EK, Ho LA, Rose KM, Parks CG, Cohn RD, Jusko TA, Walker NJ, Germolec DR, Whitt IZ, Crockett PW, Pauley BA, Chan JY, Ross SJ, Birnbaum LS, Zeldin DC, Miller FW. Prevalence and Sociodemographic Correlates of Anti-nuclear Antibodies In the United States. Arthritis and rheumatism 2012 64(7):2319-27. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22237992) ]
  9. Endres SM, Green BJ, Henneberger PK, Germolec DR, Bledsoe TA, Beezhold DH, London SJ, Alavanja MC, Beane Freeman LE, Hoppin JA. Fungal and atopic sensitization are low among farmers in the Agricultural Health Study. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2012 130(1):267-70. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=22633325) ]
  10. Yucesoy B, Johnson VJ, Lummus ZL, Kissling GE, Fluharty K, Gautrin D, Malo JL, Cartier A, Boulet LP, Sastre J, Quirce S, Germolec DR, Tarlo SM, Cruz MJ, Munoz X, Luster MI, Bernstein DI. Genetic variants in antioxidant genes are associated with diisocyanate-induced asthma. Toxicological Sciences 2012 129(1):166-73. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=22610343) ]
  11. Corsini E, Avogadro A, Galbiati V, dell'Agli M, Marinovich M, Galli CL, Germolec DR. In vitro evaluation of the immunotoxic potential of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs). Toxicology and applied pharmacology 2011 250(2):108-16. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=21075133) ]
  12. Auttachoat W , Germolec DR, Smith MJ, White KL, Jr, Guo TL. Contact sensitizing potential of annatto extract and its two primary color components, cis-bixin and norbixin, in female BALB/c mice. Food and chemical toxicology 2011 49(10):2638-44. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21777644) ]
  13. Guo TL, Germolec DR, Collins BJ, Luebke RW, Auttachoat W, Smith MJ, White KL. Immunotoxicological profile of chloramine in female B6C3F1 mice when administered in the drinking water for 28 days. Journal of immunotoxicology 2011 8(4):381-8. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=22017662) ]
  14. Corsini E, Oukka M, Pieters R, Kerkvliet NI, Ponce R, Germolec DR. Alterations in Regulatory T-cells: Rediscovered Pathways in Immunotoxicology. Journal of immunotoxicology 2011 8(4):251-7. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21848365) ]
  15. Dietert RR, DeWitt JC, Germolec DR, Zelikoff JT. Breaking patterns of environmentally influenced disease for health risk reduction: immune perspectives. Environmental health perspectives 2010 118(8):1091-9. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20483701) ]
  16. Smith, MJ, Germolec DR, Luebke RW, Sheth CM, Auttachoat W, Guo TL, White KL Jr. Immunotoxicity of dibromoacetic acid administered via drinking water to female b6c3f1. Journal of immunotoxicology 2010 7(4):333-43. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=20958156) ]
  17. Blood-Siegfried J, Rambaud C, Nyska A, Germolec DR. Evidence for infection, inflammation and shock in sudden infant death: parallels between a neonatal rat model fo sudden death and infants who died of sudden infant death syndrome. Innate immunity 2008 Jun;14(3):145-152. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18562573) ]  
  18. Valenzuela OL, Germolec DR, Borja-Aburto VH, Contreras-Ruiz J, García-Vargas GG, Del Razo LM. Chronic arsenic exposure increases TGFalpha concentration in bladder urothelial cells of Mexican populations environmentally exposed to inorganic arsenic. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2007 Aug;222(3):264-270. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17267001) ]  
  19. Murphy-Ryan M, Patterson R, Germolec D. Comparison of taq enzyme preparations in multiplex RT-PCR. Vertices 2006 1 (17-19).  
  20. Luebke RW, Holsapple MP, Ladics GS, Luster MI, Selgrade M, Smialowicz RJ, Woolhiser MR, Germolec DR. Immunotoxicogenomics: the potential of genomics technology in the immunotoxicity risk assessment process. Toxicol Sci. 2006 Nov 94(1):22-7. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16882865) ]  
  21. Carey MA, Bradbury JA, Seubert JM, Langenbach R, Zeldin DC, Germolec DR. Contrasting effects of cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1) and COX-2 Deficiency on the host response to influenza A viral infection.  J Immunol. 2005 Nov 15;175(10):6878-84. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16272346) ]  
  22. Guo TL, Chi RP, Germolec DR, White KL Jr. Stimulation of the Immune Response in B6C3F1 Mice by Genistein Is Affected by Exposure Duration, Gender, and Litter Order.  J Nutr. 2005 Oct;135(10):2449-56. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16177211) ]  
  23. Prater MR, Johnson VJ, Germolec DR, Luster MI, Holladay SD. Maternal treatment with a high dose of CpG ODN during gestation alters fetal craniofacial and distal limb development in C57BL/6 mice.  Vaccine. 24(3):263-271. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16143434) ]  
  24. Guo TL, Germolec DR, Musgrove DL, Delclos KB, Newbold RR, Weis C, White KL Jr. Myelotoxicity in genistein-, nonylphenol-, methoxychlor-, vinclozolin- or ethinyl estradiol-exposed F1 generations of Sprague-Dawley rats following developmental and adult exposures. Toxicology. 2005 Aug 1;211(3):207-19. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15925024) ]  
  25. Xie Y, Trouba KJ, Liu J, Waalkes MP, Germolec DR. Biokinetics and subchronic toxic effects of oral arsenite, arsenate, monomethylarsonic acid, and dimethylarsinic acid in v-Ha-ras transgenic (Tg.AC) mice.  Environ Health Perspect. 2004 Aug;112(12):1255-63. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15345372) ]  
  26. Germolec DR, Kashon M, Nyska A, Kuper CF, Portier C, Kommineni C, Johnson KA, Luster MI.  The accuracy of extended histopathology to detect immunotoxic chemicals.  Toxicol Sci. 2004 Dec;82(2):504-14. Epub 2004 Sep 1. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15342959) ]  
  27. Blood-Siegfried J, Nyska A, Geisenhoffer K, Lieder H, Moomaw C, Cobb K, Shelton B, Coombs W, Germolec D.  Alteration in regulation of inflammatory response to influenza a virus and endotoxin in suckling rat pups: a potential relationship to sudden infant death syndrome.  FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2004 Sep 1;42(1):85-93.  
  28. Patterson R, Vega L, Trouba K, Bortner C, Germolec D  Arsenic-induced alterations in the contact hypersensitivity response in Balb/c mice.  Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2004 Aug 1;198(3):434-43  
  29. Cooper GS, Martin SA, Longnecker MP, Sandler DP, Germolec DR. Associations between plasma DDE levels and immunologic measures in African-American farmers in North Carolina.  Environ Health Perspect. 2004 Jul;112(10):1080-4. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15238281) ]  
  30. Germolec DR. Sensitivity and predictivity in immunotoxicity testing: immune endpoints and disease resistance.  Toxicol Lett. 2004 Apr 1;149(1-3):109-14. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15093255) ]  
  31. Trouba KJ, Germolec DR. Micromolar concentrations of sodium arsenite induce cyclooxygenase-2 expression and stimulate p42/44 mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphorylation in normal human epidermal keratinocytes.  Toxicol Sci. 2004 Jun;79(2):248-57. [Abstract (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15056798) ]  

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