Fall 1995

12:00-1:00, Wednesdays

Room B180, Med Labs
Contact: garry-buettner@uiowa.edu Tel 319/335-6749

August 23, 1995
Presenter: Dr. Garry R. Buettner
Paper: Ford et al. (1993) Autoxidation kinetics of aqueous nitric oxide. FEBS Lett 326: 1-3.

Vallance et al. (1995) Direct measurement of nitric oxide in human beings. The Lancet 346(July 15) 153-154.

Clarkson et al. (1995) Direct measurement of the accumulation and mitochondrial conversion of nitric oxide within Chinese hamster ovary cells using an intracellular EPR technique. Biochem Biophys. Acta 1243: 496-502.

August 30, 1995
Presenter: Dr. Beth Jurkiewicz
Paper: Hogg, N. et al. (1993) Inhibition of low-density lipoprotein oxidation by nitric oxide: Potential role in atherogenesis. FEBS Lett 334: 170-4.

Struck A.T. et al. (1995) Nitric oxide donor compounds inhibit the toxicity of oxidized low-density lipoprotein to endothelial cells. FEBS Lett. 361: 291-4

September 06, 1995
Presenter: Eric Kelley
Paper: Wink et al. (1995) Nitric oxide protects against alkyl peroxide-mediated cytoxicity: Further insights into the role NO plays in oxidative stress. Arch Biochem Biophys 319: 402-407.

Wink et al. (1993) Nitric oxide protects against cellular damage and cytotoxicity from reactive oxygen species. PNAS, 90:9813-7.

September 13, 1995
Presenter: Dr. Ernie Lam
Paper: Rodenas et al. (1995) Simultaneous generation of nitric oxide and superoxide by inflammatory cells in rats. Free Rad Biol Med 18: 869-875.

September 20, 1995
Presenter: Rugao Liu
Paper: Pou, S. et al. Generation of superoxide by purified brain nitric oxide synthase. J. Biol. Chem. 267: 24173-24176, 1992.

Culcasi, M. et al. Glutamate receptors induce a burst of superoxide via activation of nitric oxide synthase in arginine-depleted neurons. J. Biol. Chem. 269: 12589-12593, 1994.

September 27, 1995
Presenter: David Hall
Paper: Bolotina VM et al. (1994 Apr 28) Nitric oxide directly activates calcium-dependent potassium channels in vascular smooth muscle. Nature. 368(6474):850-3.

October 04, 1995
Presenter: Dr. Larry Oberley
Paper: Unknown at the time of this posting

October 11, 1995
Presenter: Dr. Thomas Shires
Paper: Unknown at the time of this posting.

October 18, 1995
Presenter: Dr. Michael McCormick
Paper: Unknown at the time of this posting.

October 25, 1995
Presenter: Ming Fan
Paper: B. Lindau-Shepard et al. Overexpression of manganous superoxide dismutase (MnSOD) in pulmonary endothelial cells confers resistance to hyperoxia. J. Cell. Physio. 161:237-242, 1994.

November 01, 1995
Presenter: Xiuying Zhang
Paper: Unknown at the time of this posting.

November 08, 1995
Presenter: Xiuying Zhang
Paper: Princen, H.M.G., et al. (1995) Supplementation with low doses of vitamin E protects LDL from lipid peroxidation in men and women. Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol. 15:325-333.

November 15, 1995
No Presentation: Oxygen Society Meeting, Pasadena, CA

November 22, 1995
No Presentation: Thanksgiving Break

November 29, 1995
Presenter: Dr. Garry R. Buettner
Paper: Komarov, A.M. and Lai, C.-S. (1995) Detection of nitric oxide production in mice by spin trapping electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1272: 29-36.

Miyajima, T. and Kotake, Y. (1995) Spin trapping agent PBN inhibits induction of nitric oxide synthase in endotoxin-induced shock in mice. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 215: 114-121.

December 06, 1995
Presenter: Geoffrey Girnum
Pereira, B. et al (1994) Antioxidant enzyme activities in the lymphoid organs and muscles of rats fed fatty acids-rich diets subjected to prolonged physical exercise-training. Physiol. Behav. 56(5) 1049-1055.