Spring 2008

12:00-1:00, Wednesdays

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

Presentations for Spring 2008

January 23
Presenter: Dr. Garry Buettner
Paper: Anderson CL, Iyer SS, Ziegler TR, Jones DP. (2007) Control of extracellular cysteine/cystine redox state by HT-29 cells is independent of cellular glutathione. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 293(3):R1069-1075.

[Found Here]

January 30
Presenter: Dr. Garry Buettner
Paper: Mustacich DJ, Vo AT, Elias VD, Payne K, Sullivan L, Leonard SW, Traber MG. (2007) Regulatory mechanisms to control tissue alpha-tocopherol. Free Radic Biol Med. 43(4):610-618.
Found at [Article]

February 6
Presenter: Cancelled due to weather

February 13
Presenter: Leena Chaudhuri
Paper: Zimmermann AK, Loucks FA, Schroeder EK, Bouchard RJ, Tyler KL, Linseman DA. (2007) Glutathione binding to the Bcl-2 homology-3 domain groove: a molecular basis for Bcl-2 antioxidant function at mitochondria.
J Biol Chem. 282(40):29296-29304.
Found at [Article]

February 20
Presenter: Canceled FRJC

February 27
Presenter: Dr. Jennifer Nickerson-Gass
Paper: Zhang D, Lu C, Whiteman M, Chance B, Armstrong JS. (2008) The Mitochondrial Permeability Transition Regulates Cytochrome c Release for Apoptosis during Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress by Remodeling the Cristae Junction. J Biol Chem. 283(6):3476-3486.

Found at [ Article]

March 5
Presenter: Dr. Nukhet Aykin-Burns
Paper: Wrona M, Patel KB, Wardman P. (2008) The roles of thiol-derived radicals in the use of 2',7'-dichlorodihydrofluorescein as a probe for oxidative stress. Free Radic Biol Med. 44(1):56-62

March 12
Presenter: Yueming Zhu
Paper: Aiken KJ, Bickford JS, Kilberg MS, Nick HS. (2008) Metabolic regulation of manganese superoxide dismutase expression via essential amino acid deprivation. J Biol Chem. [Epub ahead of print].
Found at [Article]

March 19
Presenter: Spring Break, no FRJC

March 26
Presenter: Ehab Sarsour
Paper: Scherz-Shouval R, Shvets E, Fass E, Shorer H, Gil L, Elazar Z. (2007) Reactive oxygen species are essential for autophagy and specifically regulate the activity of Atg4.
EMBO J. 26(7):1749-1760.
Found at [DOI Article]

April 2
Presenter: Disha Dayal
Paper: Husain M, Bourret TJ, McCollister BD, Jones-Carson J, Laughlin J, Vázquez-Torres A. (2008) Nitric oxide evokes an adaptive response to oxidative stress by arresting respiration.
J Biol Chem. 283(12):7682-7689.
Found at [Article]

April 9
Presenter: Dr. Douglas Spitz
Paper: Ahmed S, Passos JF, Birket MJ, Beckmann T, Brings S, Peters H, Birch-Machin MA, von Zglinicki T, Saretzki G. (2008) Telomerase does not counteract telomere shortening but protects mitochondrial function under oxidative stress. J Cell Sci. 121(Pt 7):1046-1053.
Found at [Article]

April 16
Presenter: Jordan Witmer
Paper: Hwang CY, Kim IY, Kwon KS. (2007) Cytoplasmic localization and ubiquitination of p21(Cip1) by reactive oxygen species. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 358(1):219-225.
Found at [Article]

April 23
Presenter: Dr. Prabhat Goswami
Paper: Goldsteins G, Keksa-Goldsteine V, Ahtoniemi T, Jaronen M, Arens E, Akerman K, Chan PH, Koistinaho J. (2008) Deleterious role of superoxide dismutase in the mitochondrial intermembrane space.
J Biol Chem. 283(13):8446-8452.
Found at [DOI Article]

April 30
Presenter: Peter Scarbrough
Paper:An JJ, Lee YP, Kim SY, Lee SH, Lee MJ, Jeong MS, Kim DW, Jang SH, Yoo KY, Won MH, Kang TC, Kwon OS, Cho SW, Lee KS, Park J, Eum WS, Choi SY. (2008) Transduced human PEP-1-heat shock protein 27 efficiently protects against brain ischemic insult. FEBS J. 275(6):1296-1308.
Found at [DOI Article]

May 7
Presenter: Suwimol Jetawattana and Dr. Garry R. Buettner
Paper: A thematic overview of Dr. Larry Oberley’s Publications, 1970 – 2008

April 15, 2009
Presenter: Jordan Witmer
Paper: Telford JE, Kilbride SM, Davey GP. (2009) Complex I Is Rate-limiting for Oxygen
Consumption in the Nerve Terminal. J Biol Chem. 284(14):9109-9114.
[DOI Article]

April 22, 2009
Presenter: Venkat Venkatesha
Paper: Choi JS, Shin S, Jin YH, Yim H, Koo KT, Chun KH, Oh YT, Lee WH, Lee SK.
(2007) Cyclin-dependent protein kinase 2 activity is required for mitochondrial
translocation of Bax and disruption of mitochondrial transmembrane potential during
etoposide-induced apoptosis. Apoptosis. 12(7):1229-1241.
[DOI Article]

April 29, 2009
Presenter: Peter Scarbrough
Paper: Lam PY, Yin F, Hamilton RT, Boveris A, Cadenas E. (2009) Elevated neuronal
nitric oxide synthase expression during ageing and mitochondrial energy production.
Free Radic Res. 4:1-9.
[DOI Article]

May 7
Presenter: Suwimol Jetawattana and Dr. Garry R. Buettner
Paper: A thematic overview of Dr. Larry Oberley’s Publications, 1970 – 2008