Protein & Peptide Letters

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Prof. Ben M. Dunn
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Florida
College of Medicine
Gainesville, FL
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Email: bdunn@ufl.edu

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Phosphorylated and O-GlcNAc Modified IRS-1 (Ser1101) and -2 (Ser1149) Contribute to Human Diabetes type II

Volume:27
Afshan Kaleem*, Sabahat Javed, Nayab Rehman, Roheena Abdullah, Mehwish Iqtedar, Mohammad Nauman Aftab, D. C. Hoessli and Ikram-Ul-Haq

Characterization of β-Sitosterol for Potential Selective GR Modulation

Volume:27
Yue Leng, Yonghai Sun, Chengyu Lv, Zhuolin Li, Cuiping Yuan, Jie Zhang*, Tiezhu Li and Yongjun Wang

Insights into the Structural Features, Conformational Stability and Functional Activity of the Olneya tesota PF2 Lectin

Volume:27
Edgar Acedo-Espinoza, Irlanda Lagarda-Diaz*, Rosina Cabrera, Ana M. Guzman-Partida, Amir Maldonado-Arce, María M. Ortega-Nieblas, Lerma Chan-Chan and Luz VázquezMoreno

Investigation of the role of aromatic residues in the antimicrobial peptide BuCATHL4B

Volume:27
Matthew R. Necelis, Luis E. Santiago-Ortiz and Gregory A. Caputo*

Biophysical characterization of Type III Pantothenate kinase (PanK) from Acinetobacter baumannii

Volume:27
Ankita Singla, Pradeep Sharma, Akshita Gupta, Naseer Iqbal Khan, Chitra Rani, T.P. Singh and Sujata Sharma*

Allergen homologues, pathogenesis-related 1, polygalacturonase, and pectin methyl esterase from Japanese hop

Volume:27
Seok Woo Jang, Kyoung Yong Jeong*, Ji Eun Yuk, Jongsun Lee, Kyung Hee Park and Jung-Won Park

Construction and Evaluation of Peptide-Linked Lactobacillus brevis β-Galactosidase Heterodimers

Volume:27
Yuan-Yuan Han, Hai-Yun Yue, Xiao-Yang Zhang, Yong-Mei Lyu, Li Liu and Josef Voglmeir*

Antinociceptive Effects of VV-Hemorphin-5 Peptide Analogues Containing Aminophosphonate Moiety in Mouse Formalin Model of Pain

Volume:27
Borislav Assenov, Daniela Pechlivanova*, Elena Dzhambazova, Petia Peneva and Petar Todorov

Expression, solubilization, refolding and final purification of recombinant proteins as expressed in the form of "classical inclusion bodies" in E. coli

Volume:27
Mohammad Sadegh Hashemzadeh, Mozafar Mohammadi, Hadi Esmaeili Gouvarchin Ghaleh, Mojtaba Sharti, Ali Choopani and Amulya Kumar Panda*

Computational Analysis of Domains Vulnerable to HPV-16 E6 Oncoprotein and Corresponding Hot Spot Residues

Volume:27
Rabbiah Manzoor Malik*, Sahar Fazal and Mohammad Amjad Kamal

Proteomic analysis of a hom-disrupted, cephamycin C overproducing Streptomyces clavuligerus

Volume:27
Eser Ünsaldı, Aslıhan Kurt-Kızıldoğan, Servet Özcan, Dörte Becher, Birgit Voigt, Caner Aktaş and Gülay Özcengiz*

Investigation of Diagnostic Proteins by 2D Electrophoresis in Major De-pression Model Induced by Forced Swim Test in Rats.

Volume:27
Tuğçe Duman, Enes Akyüz, Huri Bulut, Abdurrahim Koçyiğit, Ahmet Tülek, Ersin KARATAŞ* and İsmet Kırpınar

Expression, Purification and Characterization of Recombinant Human Coagulation Factor XIIIa in Pichia Pastoris

Volume:27
Linyan Cheng, Ting Zhang, Yuchang Fei, Hao Shen, Hui Huang, Jin Chen, Bin Xu and Jian Xu

A Knock-Down Cell-Based Study for the Functional Analysis of Chloride Intracellular Channel 1 (CLIC1): Integrated Proteomics and Microarray Study

Volume:27
Shang-Jun Yin, Jae-Rin Lee, Bit-Na Lee, Jun-Mo Yang, Guo-Ying Qian, Yong-Doo Park* and Myong-Joon Hahn

Antagonistic Effect of Truncated Fragments of Bacillus thuringiensis Vip3Aa on the Larvicidal Activity of its Full-length Protein

Volume:27
Patcharaporn Boonyos, Chutchanun Trakulnalueamsai, Amporn Rungrod, Sukumal Chongthammakun and Boonhiang Promdonkoy*

Effect of Antioxidants on Heavy Metals Induced Conformational Alteration of Cytochrome C And Myoglobin

Volume:27
Khadega Khamis Moh Alazoumi, Anwar Ahmed, Salman Freeh Alamery, Anas Shamsi, Basir Ahmad, Asimul Islam and Humaira Farooqi*

Bifunctional Inhibitors from Capsicum Chinense Seeds with Antimicrobial Activity and Specific Mechanism of Action Against Phytopathogenic Fungi

Volume:27
Marciele Souza da Silva, Valdirene Moreira Gomes*, Gabriel Bonan Taveira, Layrana de Azevedo dos Santos, Álan C. Maracahipes, Rosana Rodrigues, André de Oliveira Carvalho, Katia Valevski S. Fernandes and Antonia Elenir A. Oliveira

The Role of Growth Hormone Receptor Isoforms and their Effects in Bone Metabolism and Skeletal Fragility

Volume:27
Sabrina Chiloiro*, Federica Mirra, Donfrancesco Federico, Antonella Giampietro, Felicia Visconti, Laura Rossi, Alfredo Pontecorvi, Laura De Marinis and Antonio Bianchi

Molecular Expression of Bioactive Recombinant Methionine Sulfoxide Reductase A (MsrA)

Volume:27
Indhu M.S., Shruthi Nanjundappa, Ramamoorthy Muttu, Upmanyu Vikramaditya, Manish Mahawar, Mihir Sarkar, Taru Sharma Guttula and Sanjeevkumar Bhure*

Ribosome Hibernation as a Stress Response of Bacteria

Volume:27
Tianwen Wang*, Chen Liang, Mengyuan Zheng, Lu Liu, Yafei An, Hongju Xu, Sa Xiao and Lei Nie

Improved Prediction of Protein-Protein Interaction Mapping on Homo Sapiens by Using Amino Acid Sequence Features in a Supervised Learning Framework

Volume:27
Md. Merajul Islam, Md. Jahangir Alam, Fee Faysal Ahmed, Md. Mehedi Hasan and Md. Nurul Haque Mollah*

Triple-A Syndrome (TAS): An In-depth Overview on Genetic and Phenotype Heterogeneity

Volume:27
Gabriele Pogliaghi, Biagio Cangiano, Paolo Duminuco, Valeria Vezzoli* and Marco Bonomi

Molecular Insights into Zn2+ Inhibition of the Antibacterial Endopeptidase Lysostaphin from Staphylococcus simulans

Volume:27
Ke Chen, Suvash Chandra Ojha, Chompounoot Imtong, Aung Khine Linn, Hui-Chun Li, Charoensri Thonabulsombat and Chanan Angsuthanasombat*

Expression and Purification of Tetanus Toxin Fragment C in Escherichia coli BL21(DE3)

Volume:27
Pengdi Chai*, Xiuying Pu, Jianqiang Li, Xiaoyu Xia, Jun Ge, Amiao Luo, Hui Su, Weijie Zhang and Jianzhong Ma

Stem Bromelain Proteolytic Machinery: Study of the Effects of its Components on Fibrin (ogen) and Blood Coagulation

Volume:27
Mohamed Azarkan, Mariana Marta González, Rafaèle Calvo Esposito and María Eugenia Errasti*

Expression and Purification of the VpDef Defensin in Escherichia coli using the Small Metal-Binding Proteins CusF3H+ and SmbP

Volume:27
Jorge M. Montfort-Gardeazabal, Pilar C. Morales-San Claudio, Nestor G. Casillas-Vega and Xristo Zarate*

Development of Cell Penetrating Peptides for Effective Delivery of Recombinant Factors into Target Cells

Volume:27
Ubashini Vijakumaran, Fazlina Nordin*, Zariyantey Abdul Hamid, Maha Abdullah and Tye Gee Jun

Optimized High-Yield Purification of Obesity-Associated Melanocortin 4 Receptor

Volume:27
Minseon Kim, Soyeon Jo, Ji-Ho Jeong and Yongae Kim*

Putative Antimicrobial Peptides in Fish: Using Zebrafish as a Representative

Volume:27
Xiyang Chen, Yunhai Yi, Chao Bian, Xinxin You and Qiong Shi*

Comparative Proteomics of Commensal and Pathogenic Strains of Escherichia coli

Volume:27
Neelja Singhal*, Divakar Sharma, Manish Kumar, Deepa Bisht and Jugsharan Singh Virdi

Novel Insights on the Role of the Human Sperm Proteome

Volume:27
Rossella Cannarella, Rosita A. Condorelli*, Aldo E. Calogero and Sandro La Vignera

Identification of Novel Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte Epitopes of Drug-Resistance Related Protein InhA from Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Volume:27
Dezhi Li, Zelong Dou, Yahong Wu, Yuanming Qi, Junhui Chen and Yanfeng Gao*

Adipokines: A Rainbow of Proteins with Metabolic and Endocrine Functions

Volume:27
Sara Parrettini, Massimiliano Cavallo, Francesco Gaggia, Riccardo Calafiore and Giovanni Luca*

Why Do We Need New Markers For Male Hypogonadism and How Seminal Proteomics Might Solve The Problem?

Volume:27
Giuseppe Grande*, Domenico Milardi, Silvia Baroni, Andrea Urbani and Alfredo Pontecorvi

The Proteins Interacting with Prmt5 in Medaka (Oryzias latipes) Identified by Yeast Two-Hybridization

Volume:27
Hao Shen, Xiaosha Zhang, Md. Abdullah Al Hafiz, Xiaoting Liang, Qiting Yao, Maomao Guo, Gongyu Xu, Xueping Zhong, Qingchun Zhou and Haobin Zhao*

Matrix Metalloproteinases in Invertebrates

Volume:27
Xi Liu, Dongwu Liu, Yangyang Shen, Mujie Huang, Lili Gao, Zonghan Zhang, Baohua Liu, Bosheng Zhao and Qiuxiang Pang*

Proteomics of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Systematic Review

Volume:27
Brigida Anna Maiorano, Giovanni Schinzari, Sabrina Chiloiro, Felicia Visconti, Domenico Milardi and Antonio Bianchi*

Osteocalcin: A Protein Hormone Connecting Metabolism, Bone and Testis Function

Volume:27
Luca De Toni, Kenda Jawich, Maurizio De Rocco Ponce, Andrea Di Nisio and Carlo Foresta*

Immunological Function of the Antibacterial Peptide Attacin-Like in the Chinese Oak Silkworm, Antheraea pernyi

Volume:27
Qingqing Li, Jiawei Zhang, Yu Sun, Lei Wang, Cen Qian, Guoqing Wei, Baojian Zhu and Chaoliang Liu*

The Influence of Ca2+ and Zn2+ on the Amyloid Fibril Formation by β-Casein

Volume:27
Jia Wang, Jihua Liu*, Guangguang Du, Yang An, Chunfang Zhao and Baohua Zeng

Peroxynitrite-Mediated Structural Changes in Histone H2A: Biochemical and Biophysical Analysis

Volume:27
Md. Asad Khan*, Md. Faiz Akram, Khursheed Alam, Haseeb Ahsan and Moshahid A. Rizvi

Development and Characterization of Polymeric Peptides for Antibody Tagging of Bacterial Targets

Volume:27
Fresthel Monica M. Climacosa*, Ruby Anne N. King, Bobbie Marie M. Santos and Salvador Eugenio C. Caoili

Characterizing the Binding of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme I Inhibitory Peptide to Human Hemoglobin: Influence of Electromagnetic Fields

Volume:27
Farzaneh Sadeghzadeh, Amir Arsalan Entezari, Kiana Behzadian, Kimia Habibi, Zeinab Amiri-Tehranizadeh, Ahmad Asoodeh, Mohammad Reza Saberi and Jamshidkhan Chamani*

Protein Markers in Osteoporosis

Volume:27
Teresa Porcelli, Letizia Pezzaioli, Andrea Delbarba, Filippo Maffezzoni, Carlo Cappelli and Alberto Ferlin*

A Cassava CPRF-2-like bZIP Transcription Factor Showed Increased Transcript Levels during Light Treatment

Volume:27
Lígia Cristine Gonçalves Pontes, Cristina Michiko Yokoyama Cardoso, Daihany Moraes Callegari, Sávio Pinho dos Reis, Érika do Socorro Alves Namias, Solange da Cunha Ferreira and Cláudia Regina Batista de Souza*

Establishment of Method for the Determination of Aggregated α-Synuclein in DLB Patient Using RT-QuIC Assay

Volume:27
Seok-Joo Park, Yun-Jung Lee, Jeong-Ho Park, Hyoung-Tae Jin, Myoung-Ju Choi, Cha-Gyun Jung, Hiroyasu Akatsu, Eun-Kyoung Choi and Yong-Sun Kim*

Biomarkers of Acromegaly and Growth Hormone Action

Volume:27
Filippo Maffezzoni, Teresa Porcelli, Andrea Delbarba, Letizia Pezzaioli, Carlo Cappelli and Alberto Ferlin*

Study on the Mechanism of Selective Interaction of BR3 and BCMA with BAFF and APRIL

Volume:27
Luoman Li, Yaxin Jiang, LiLi Su, Deming Feng, Jing Wei and Jian Sun*

Deciphering of The Effect of Chemotherapeutic Agents on Human Glutathione S-Transferase Enzyme and MCF-7 Cell Line

Volume:27
Havva Aybek, Yusuf Temel*, Barzan Mirza Ahmed, Can Ali Ağca and Mehmet Çiftci

Liposome Circulation Time is Prolonged by CD47 Coating

Volume:27
Seyed Mohammad Gheibi Hayat, Mahmoud R. Jaafari, Mahdi Hatamipour, Peter E. Penson and Amirhossein Sahebkar*

Antimicrobial and Antibiofilm Activity of Lys-[Trp6]hy-a1 Combined with Ciprofloxacin Against Gram-negative Bacteria

Volume:27
Victor Alves Carneiro*, Simone Torres de Oliveira, Rondinely Lima Silva, Humberlania Sousa Duarte, Maria Laína Silva, Maria Nágila Carneiro Matos, Rafaela Mesquita Bastos Cavalcante, Ciro Siqueira Figueira, Esteban Nicolás Lorenzón, Eduardo Maffud Cilli and Rodrigo Maranguape Silva da Cunha

Neuropeptide Y Induces Cardiomyocyte Hypertrophy via Attenuating miR-29a-3p in Neonatal Rat Cardiomyocytes

Volume:27
Yuxin Xie, Jun Hu, Xincai Zhang, Chunxiao Li, Yuanyi Zuo, Shining Xie, Zhixiang Zhang and Shaohua Zhu*

Anticancer Mechanisms of Bioactive Peptides

Volume:27
Tsuey Ning Soon, Adeline Yoke Yin Chia, Wei Hsum Yap and Yin-Quan Tang*

Anticancer Activity of Lectins from Bauhinia purpurea and Wisteria floribunda on Breast Cancer MCF-7 Cell Lines

Volume:27
Sanskruthi B. Agrawal*, Neha Gupta, Sameer S. Bhagyawant and Sushama M. Gaikwad

CRISPR-Cas9, A Promising Therapeutic Tool for Cancer Therapy: A Review

Volume:27
Fatima Akram*, Ikram ul Haq, Zeeshan Ahmed, Hamza Khan and Muhammad Shrafat Ali

Bovine Lactoferrin can Decrease the In Vitro Biofilm Production or Shown Synergy with Antibiotics against Listeria and Escherichia coli Isolates

Volume:27
Karla Alejandra García-Borjas, Ivonne Ceballos-Olvera, Sarahí Luna-Castro* and Yosahandy Peña-Avelino

Resveratrol Regulates Nrf2-Mediated Expression of Antioxidant and Xenobiotic Metabolizing Enzymes in Pesticides-Induced Parkinsonism

Volume:27
Mohd Sami-Ur-Rasheed, Manish Kumar Tripathi, Devendra Kumar Patel and Mahendra Pratap Singh*

Diosmetin Induces Apoptosis by Downregulating AKT Phosphorylation via P53 Activation in Human Renal Carcinoma ACHN Cells

Volume:27
Mingning Qiu, Jie Liu, Yongxia Su, Rong Guo, Baoyu Zhao* and Jianjun Liu

Establishment and In Vitro Evaluation of Porous Ion-responsive Targeted Drug Delivery System

Volume:27
Hongfei Liu, Jie Zhu, Pengyue Bao, Yueping Ding, Jiapeng Wang, Yi Du, Yang Qu and Ying Xu*

Aloperine Induces Apoptosis by a Reactive Oxygen Species Activation Mechanism in Human Ovarian Cancer Cells

Volume:27
Mingning Qiu, Jie Liu, Yongxia Su, Jianjun Liu, Chenchen Wu and Baoyu Zhao*

Using a Heat Diffusion Model to Detect Potential Drug Resistance Genes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Volume:27
Ze-Jia Cui, Wei-Tong Zhang, Qiang Zhu, Qing-Ye Zhang* and Hong-Yu Zhang

Cross-talk of Signaling Pathways in the Pathogenesis of Allergic Asthma and Cataract

Volume:27
Yang Zhao, Sumei Liu, Xiangsheng Li, Zhenzhen Xu , Lifang Hao, Zhe Cui, Kewei Bi, Yanfen Zhang and Zhongcheng Liu*

In silico and In vitro Investigation of a Likely Pathway for Anti-Cancerous Effect of Thrombocidin-1 as a Novel Anticancer Peptide

Volume:27
Abbas Tanhaian, Elyas Mohammadi, Roghayyeh Vakili-Ghartavol, Mohammad Reza Saberi, Mehdi Mirzayi and Mahmoud Reza Jaafari*

Non-Enzymatic Protein Acetylation by 7-acetoxy-4-methylcoumarin: Implications in Protein Biochemistry

Volume:27
Anant Narayan Bhatt *, Yogesh Rai, Amit Verma, Sanjay Pandey, Kumar Kaushik, Virinder S Parmar, Anu Arya, Ashok K Prasad and Bilikere S Dwarakanath

A Study on Serological Reactivity Profile of Different Antigen Preparations with Bancroftian filariasis Human Infection Sera

Volume:27
Mohd Saeed, Vikas Kushvaha, Syed Mohd Faisal, Richa Verma, Irfan Ahmad, Huma Mustafa, Magdah Ganash, Mohammad Amjad Kamal and Ghulam Md Ashraf*

Directive Effect of Chain Length in Modulating Peptide Nano-assemblies

Volume:27
Gaurav Pandey, Prem Prakash Das and Vibin Ramakrishnan*

Self-assembly of Cyclic Dipeptides: Platforms for Functional Materials

Volume:27
Yu Chen, Kai Tao, Wei Ji, Pandeeswar Makam, Sigal Rencus-Lazar and Ehud Gazit*

Stepwise Development of Biomimetic Chimeric Peptides for Gene Delivery

Volume:27
Roya Cheraghi, Mahboobeh Nazari*, Mohsen Alipour and Saman Hosseinkhani

Deciphering the Nature of Caffeic Acid to Inhibit the HSA Aggregation Induced by Glyoxal

Volume:27
Waseem Feeroze Bhat*, Azaj Ahmed, Shabeena Abbass, Mohammad Afsar, Bilqees Bano and Akbar Masood

Effect of Isolated Proteins from Crotalus Durissus Terrificus Venom on Leishmania (Leishmania) Amazonensis-Infected Macrophages

Volume:27
Simone Katz, Clara Lúcia Barbiéri, Fernanda Paula Martins Soler, Andreimar Martins Soares, Maria Cristina Chavantes and Stella Regina Zamuner*

Structural Plasticity of EAK-16 Peptide Inducing Vesicle Membrane Leakage

Volume:27
Abdul Majid *, Farah Naz and Muhammad Hassan Khaskheli