pen and bookMBRS Faculty Publications, 2006 - 2013

(Faculty MBRS mentors identified in boldface; RISE student co-authors underlined)

Revised 06/24/13

  • Ketur Darji, Cristina Miglis, Ashley Wardlow, and Ehab A Abourashed (2013) HPLC Determination of Isoflavone Levels in Osage Orange from the United States Midwest and South, J. Agric. Food Chem., Just Accepted Manuscript. DOI: 10.1021/jf400954m. Publication Date (Web): 18 Jun 2013.
  • Jens Niklas, Kristy L. Mardis,Brian P. Banks,Gregory M. Grooms,Andreas Sperlich,Vladimir Dyakonov,Serge Beaupré,Mario Leclerc,Tao Xu, Luping Yuand Oleg G. Poluektov (2013) Highly-efficient charge separation and polaron delocalization in polymer–fullerene bulk-heterojunctions: a comparative multi-frequency EPR and DFT study, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013,15, 9562-9574.
  • Paul Serafin, Mohammad Newaz (2013) The Pharmacogenomic Consideration of Lipid Homeostasis: Role of Pharmacist in Ethical and Economic Consideration,  Pharmacology & Pharmacy, 2013, 4, 115-120 doi:10.4236/pp.2013.41017 Published Online January 2013.
  • Goss, V., Brandt, S., & Lieberman, M. (2013). The Analog Atomic Force Microscope: Measuring, Modeling, and Graphing for Middle School.J. Chem. Educ.,2013,90(3), pp 358–360.  DOI:10.1021/ed200704j
  • Haferkamp, B., Zhang, H., Lin, Y., Yeap, X., Bunce, A., Sharpe, J., & Xiang, J. (2012). BaxΔ2 Is a Novel Bax Isoform Unique to Microsatellite Unstable Tumors.Journal of Biological Chemistry,287(41), 34722-34729.
  • Christopher J. Botanga, Gerit Bethke, Zhong Chen, Daniel R. Gallie, Oliver Fiehn, and Jane Glazebrook (2012) Metabolite Profiling ofArabidopsisInoculatedwithAlternaria brassicicolaReveals that Ascorbate Reduces Disease Severity, Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions,December 2012, Volume 25, Number 12, Pages 1628-1638. (DOI:
  • Jens Niklas, Kristy L. Mardis,Rakhim R. Rakhimov,Karen L. Mulfort,David M. Tiede, and Oleg G. Poluektov(2012) The Hydrogen Catalyst Cobaloxime: A Multifrequency EPR and DFT Study of Cobaloxime’s Electronic Structure, J. Phys. Chem. B,2012,116(9), pp 2943–2957.
  • Julienne Kabreand, Robert J. LeSuer, (2012) Modeling Diffusion of Tin into the Mesoporous Titanium Dioxide Layer of a Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Photoanode, J. Phys. Chem. C,2012,116(34), pp 18327–18333. DOI:10.1021/jp3061366
  • Samuel P Bowen, Jay D Mancini, Vassilios Fessatidis,and Robert K Murawski (2012) Numerical estimates of the spectrum for anharmonic PT symmetric potentials, Physica Scripta, Volume 85 Number 6, DOI:10.1088/0031-8949/85/06/065005.
  • Vassilios Fessatidis, Frank A. Corvino, Jay D. Mancini, William J. Massano,and Samuel P. Bowen (2012) Ground-state energy of a two level system with phonon coupling, Physics Letters A, Volume 376, Issue 4, 9 January 2012, Pages 573–578.


  • Newaz, Mohammad; Oyekan, Adebato; Yousefipour, Zivar (2012) 104 G-Protein Coupled Receptor (Gpcr) Signalling in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats (Shr): Modulation by Ppar[Gamma] Ligand Gw1929, Journal of Hypertension: September 2012, DOI: 10.1097/01.hjh.0000419928.48581.94.
  • Abourashed, E. A., Mikell, J. R., & Khan, I. A. (2012). Bioconversion of silybin to phase I & II microbial metabolites with retained antioxidant activity. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Volume 20, Issue 9, 1 May 2012, Pages 2784–2788.


  • El-Alfy, A.;A. Abourashed, E.;R. Matsumoto, R. (2012) Nature Against Depression (Review), Current Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 19,Number 14, May 2012 , pp. 2229-2241.
  • Seale, S. M., Feng, Q., Agarwal, A. K., & El-Alfy, A. T. (2012). Neurobehavioral and transcriptional effects of acrylamide in juvenile rats.Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior,101(1), 77-84.

  • Fazal, N., Shelip, A., Siddiqui, E., Ali, A., Azim, A. C. and Al-Ghoul, W. M. (2012), Differential effector responses by circulating/blood and tissue/peritoneal neutrophils following burn combined withEnterococcus faecalisinfection. FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology, 64:191–204. DOI:10.1111/j.1574-695X.2011.00881.x

  • Gerin, C.G,Madueke, I.C., Perkins, T., Hill, S., Smith, K., Haley, B., Allen, S.A., Garcia, R.P., Paunesku, T., Woloschak, G. (2011) Combination strategies for repair, plasticity and, regeneration using regulation of gene expression during the chronic phase after spinal cord injury. Synapse 2011, Jan 2011 [Epub ahead of print] [PMID: 21308793]

  • Abourashed EA; Galal AM; Shibl AM (2011) Antimycobacterial activity of ferutinin alone and in combination with antitubercular drugs against a rapidly growing surrogate of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Natural Product Research[Nat Prod Res] 2011 Jul; Vol. 25 (12), pp. 1142-9. DOI: 10.1080/14786419.2010.481623 PMID: 21442547.
  • Zivar Yousefipour, Adebayo Oyekan, Mohammad Newaz (2010) Interaction of oxidative stress, nitric oxide and peroxisome proliferator activated receptor γ in acute renal failure, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Volume 125, Issue 3, March 2010, Pages 436–445.


  • Newaz, M; Yousefipour, Z;Oyekan, A (2010) Natriuretic and renoprotective effect of chronic oral neutral endopeptidase inhibition in acute renal failure, Renal Failure2010 Jan; Vol. 32 (3), pp. 384-90.  DOI: 10.3109/08860221003611745   PMID: 20370457.

  • Tiede, David M., Mardis, Kristy L.,  and Zuo, Xiaobing (2009), X-ray scattering combined with coordinate-based analyses for applications in natural and artificial photosynthesis, Photosynthesis Research, 102, 267-279.

  • Biggs, P.; Jones, L., II; Lewis, G. (2009) An Autonomically-Healed PMMA Bone Cement: Influence of the Crystal Size of Grubbs’ Catalyst on Fracture Toughness and PolymerisationRate. Int. J. Nano and Biomaterials, 2(6), 494-504.

  • Lewis, G., Jones, L., II,Biggs, P. (2009) A Room-Temperature Autonomically-Healing PMMA Bone Cement: Influence of Composition on Fatigue Crack Propagation Rate. Int. Journal of Applied Biomaterials and Biomechanics, 7, 90-96.
  • Reyes, J.F., Stone, K., Ramos, J., and Maselli, A. (2009) Formation of Hirano Bodies after Inducible Expression of a Modified Form of an Actin-Cross-linking Protein, Eukaryotic Cell, 8(6), 852-7. PMID: 19363062; PMCID: 2698299 .
  • Mardis, K. L., Sutton, H., Zuo, X., Lindsey, J., and  Tiede, D. M. (2009) Solution-state conformational ensemble of a hexameric porphyrin array characterized using molecular dynamics and X-ray scattering. J. Phys. Chem. A, 113(11), 2516.
  • Wallace LT and Erhart MA (2008). Recombination within mouse t haplotypes has replaced significant segments of t-specific DNA. Mammalian Genome 19 (4):263-271.


  • McKay, L. and  LeSuer, R. J. (2008) A mechanistic investigation of di-tert-butyl nitroxide using scanning electrochemical microscopy (SECM), Electrochimica Acta , 53, 8305
  • Honson, Nicolette S., Jenson, Jordan R., Abraha, Aida,  Hall, Garth F., and Kuret, Jeff (2008) Small-molecule mediated neuroprotection in an in situ model of tauopathy, Neurotoxicity Res., 15; 48-59.
  • Nkuku, Chiemela A. and LeSuer, Robert J. (2007) Electrochemistry in Deep Eutectic Solvents,  J. Phys. Chem., 46, 13271-13277.
  • Bowen, Samuel, Fair, Joshlean, Richter, Robert, Biller, Jason, and participants of RISE-PREMAT-2004 (2007) Study of the Levels of Insoluble Mercury in the Soil of the Lake Calumet and South Chicago Area, Trans. Illinois Acad. of Science, 135-156.
  • Maresso, AW; Wu, R; Kern, JW; Zhang, R; Janik, D; Missiakas, D; Duban, M-E; Joachimiak, A; and Schneewind, O. (2007)Activation of Inhibitors by Sortase Triggers Irreversible Modification Of The Active Site, J. Biol. Chem., 282, 23129-23139.
  • Biggs, P.; Jones, L., II; Lewis, G. (2007) Incorporation of Microencapsulated Dicyclopentadiene into an Acrylic Bone Cement Matrix. PMSE Preprints, 2007, 96, 498.

  • Bowen, S.P., Mancini, J.D., Fessatidis, V., and Grabiner, M. (2008) Why do electromagnetic pulses enhance bone growth? Ann. Biomed. Eng., 36(2):195-203. (Epub 2007 Nov 27.)
  • Erhart MA, Kim T, Crews GM, Pandya A (2006). The Use of Unilateral PCR to Resolve Prominent Heteroduplexes Formed During PCR of the Mouse Microsatellite Locus D17Mit23. Molecular Biotechnology 33, 37-48.
  • Fazal, Nadeem,  Raziuddin,  Syed, Khan, Mehdi and Al-Ghoul, Walid M. (2006) Antigen Presenting Cells (Apcs) From Thermally Injured and/or Septic Rats Modulate CD4+ T Cell Responses Of Naive Rat. Biochim Biophys Acta., 1762(1):46-53.
  • Castro, R., Scott K., Jordan T., Evans B., Craig J., Peters E. L., and Swier, K. (2006) The Ultrastructure of the Parasitophrous Vacuole formed by Leishmania major. J. Parasitol., 92(6): 1162-1170.
  • Mardis, K. L. (2006) Can configuration Entropy Losses Be Predicted from the Binding Affinities of Hydrogen-Bonded Complexes with Varying Numbers of Single Bonds? J. Phys. Chem. 110(2), 971.

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