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Person Details: Sibel I. Karchner

Superfund Research Program

Sibel I. Karchner

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
86 Water Street
Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543
Phone: 508-457-2000 x3215
Fax: 508-457- 2134
Email: skarchner@whoi.edu

Projects

Publications

2020

  • Aranguren-Abadia L, Lille-Langoy R, Madsen AK, Karchner SI, Franks DG, Yadetie F, Hahn ME, Goksoyr A, Karlsen OA. 2020. Molecular and Functional Properties of the Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua) Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptors Ahr1a and Ahr2a. Environ Sci Technol 54,2:1033-1044. doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b05312 PMID:31852180 PMCID:PMC7003535
  • Crawford KA, Clark BW, Heiger-Bernays WJ, Karchner SI, Hahn ME, Nacci DE, Schlezinger JJ. 2020. Tributyltin disrupts fin development in Fundulus heteroclitus from both PCB-sensitive and resistant populations: Investigations of potential interactions between AHR and PPARy. Aquat Toxicol 218:105334. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2019.105334 PMID:31743820 PMCID:PMC6935467

2019

  • Crawford KA, Clark BW, Heiger-Bernays WJ, Karchner SI, Claus Henn B, Griffith KN, Howes BL, Schlezinger DR, Hahn ME, Nacci DE, Schlezinger JJ. 2019. Altered lipid homeostasis in a PCB-resistant Atlantic killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) population from New Bedford Harbor, MA, U.S.A. Aquat Toxicol 210:30-43. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2019.02.011 PMID:30822701 PMCID:PMC6544361

2018

  • Lemaire B, Karchner SI, Goldstone JV, Lamb DC, Drazen JC, Rees F, Hahn ME, Stegeman JJ. 2018. Molecular adaptation to high pressure in cytochrome P450 1A and aryl hydrocarbon receptor systems of the deep-sea fish Coryphaenoides armatus. Biochim Biophys Acta 1866:155-165. doi:10.1016/j.bbapap.2017.06.026 PMID:28694077 PMCID:PMC5693637
  • Ulin A, Henderson J, Pham MT, Meyo J, Chen Y, Karchner SI, Goldstone JV, Hahn ME, Williams LM. 2018. Developmental regulation of nuclear factor erythroid-2 related factors (nrfs) by AHR1b in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Toxicol Sci 167(2):536-545. doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfy257 PMID:30321412 PMCID:PMC6358246

2017

  • Hahn ME, Karchner SI, Merson RR. 2017. Diversity as opportunity: insights from 600 Million years of AHR evolution. Curr Opin Toxicol 2:58-71. doi:10.1016/j.cotox.2017.02.003 PMID:28286876 PMCID:PMC5343764
  • Holland EB, Goldstone JV, Pessah IN, Whitehead A, Reid NM, Karchner SI, Hahn ME, Nacci DE, Clark BW, Stegeman JJ. 2017. Ryanodine receptor and FK506 binding protein 1 in the Atlantic killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus): a phylogenetic and population-based comparison. Aquat Toxicol 192:105-115. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2017.09.002 PMID:28942070 PMCID:PMC5662517
  • Reid NM, Jackson CE, Gilbert D, Minx P, Montague MJ, Hampton TH, Helfrich LW, King BL, Nacci DE, Aluru N, Karchner SI, Colbourne JK, Hahn ME, Shaw JR, Oleksiak MF, Crawford DL, Warren WC, Whitehead A. 2017. The landscape of extreme genomic variation in the highly adaptable Atlantic killifish. Genome Biol Evol 9:659-676. doi:10.1093/gbe/evx023 PMID:28201664 PMCID:PMC5381573

2016

  • Nacci DE, Hahn ME, Karchner SI, Jayaraman S, Mostello C, Miller KM, Blackwell CG, Nisbet IC. 2016. Integrating monitoring and genetic methods to infer historical risks of PCBs and DDE to common and roseate terns nesting near the New Bedford Harbor Superfund site (Massachusetts, USA). Environ Sci Technol 50(18):10226-10235. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b02108 PMID:27564328 PMCID:PMC5110212
  • Reid N, Proestou DA, Clark BW, Warren WC, Colbourne JK, Shaw JR, Karchner SI, Hahn ME, Nacci DE, Oleksiak MF, Crawford DL, Whitehead A. 2016. The genomic landscape of rapid repeated evolutionary adaptation to toxic pollution in wild fish. Science 354(6317):1305-1308. doi:10.1126/science.aah4993 PMID:27940876 PMCID:PMC5206662
  • Townley IK, Karchner SI, Skripnikova E, Wiese T, Hahn ME, Rees BB. 2016. Sequence and functional characterization of hypoxia inducible factors, HIF1α, HIF2αa, and HIF3α, from the estuarine fish, Fundulus heteroclitus. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 312(3):R412-R425. doi:10.1152/ajpregu.00402.2016 PMID:28039194 PMCID:PMC5402000

2015

2014

  • Hahn ME, McArthur AG, Karchner SI, Franks DG, Jenny MJ, Timme-Laragy AR, Stegeman JJ, Woodin BR, Cipriano MJ, Linney EA. 2014. The transcriptional response to oxidative stress during vertebrate development: effects of tert-butylhydroquinone and 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin. PLoS One 9(11):e113158. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0113158 PMID:25402455 PMCID:PMC4234671
  • Reitzel AM, Karchner SI, Franks DG, Evans BR, Nacci DE, Champlin D, Vieira VM, Hahn ME. 2014. Genetic variation at aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) loci in populations of Atlantic killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) inhabiting polluted and reference habitats. BMC Evol Biol 14:6. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-14-6 PMID:24422594 PMCID:PMC3899389

2013

  • Bainy AC, Kubota A, Goldstone JV, Lille-Langoy R, Karchner SI, Celander MC, Hahn ME, Goksoyr A, Stegeman JJ. 2013. Functional characterization of a full length pregnane X receptor, expression in vivo, and identification of PXR alleles, in Zebrafish (Danio rerio). Aquat Toxicol 142-143:447-457. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2013.09.014 PMID:24121122 PMCID:PMC3873750
  • Fraccalvieri D, Soshilov AA, Karchner SI, Franks DG, Pandini A, Bonati L, Hahn ME, Denison MS. 2013. Comparative analysis of homology models of the AH receptor ligand binding domain: verification of structure-function predictions by site-directed mutagenesis of a nonfunctional receptor. Biochemistry 52:714-725. doi:10.1021/bi301457f PMID:23286227 PMCID:PMC3568667

2011

  • Oleksiak MF, Karchner SI, Jenny MJ, Franks DG, Mark Welch DB, Hahn ME. 2011. Transcriptomic assessment of resistance to effects of an aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) agonist in embryos of Atlantic killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) from a marine Superfund site. BMC Genomics 12:263. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-263 PMID:21609454 PMCID:PMC3213123

2010

2009

  • Karchner SI, Jenny MJ, Tarrant AM, Evans BR, Kang HJ, Bae I, Sherr DH, Hahn ME. 2009. The active form of human aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) repressor lacks exon 8, and its Pro 185 and Ala 185 variants repress both AHR and hypoxia-inducible factor. Mol Cell Biol 29(13):3465-3477. doi:10.1128/MCB.00206-09 PMID:19380484 PMCID:PMC2698758

2008

  • Evans BR, Karchner SI, Allan LL, Pollenz RS, Tanguay RL, Jenny MJ, Sherr DH, Hahn ME. 2008. Repression of aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) signaling by AHR repressor: role of DNA binding and competition for AHR nuclear translocator. Mol Pharmacol 73(2):387-98. PMID:18000031

2007

  • Burnett KG, Bain LJ, Baldwin WS, Callard GV, Cohen S, Di Giulio RT, Evans DH, Gomez-Chiarri M, Hahn ME, Hoover CA, Karchner SI, Katoh F, MacLatchy DL, Marshall WS, Meyer JN, Nacci DE, Rees BB, Singer TD, Stegeman JJ, Towle DW, van Veld PA, Vogelbein WK, Whitehead A, Winn RN, Crawford DL, Oleksiak MF. 2007. Fundulus as the premier teleost model in environmental biology: opportunities for new insights using genomics. Comp Biochem Physiol Part D Genomics Proteomics 2(4):257-286. doi:10.1016/j.cbd.2007.09.001 PMID:18071578 PMCID:PMC2128618

2006

  • Hahn ME, Karchner SI, Evans BR, Franks DG, Merson RR, Lapseritis JM. 2006. Unexpected diversity of aryl hydrocarbon receptors in non-mammalian vertebrates: insights from comparative genomic. J Exp Zool 305(9):693-706. PMID:16902966
  • Merson RR, Franks DG, Karchner SI, Hahn ME. 2006. Development and characterization of polyclonal antibodies against the aryl hydrocarbon receptor protein family (AHR1, AHR2, and AHR repressor) of Atlantic killifish Fundulus heteroclitus. Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 142(1-2):85-94. doi:10.1016/j.cbpc.2005.10.013 PMID:16364694

2005

  • Evans BR, Karchner SI, Franks DG, Hahn ME. 2005. Duplicate aryl hydrocarbon receptor repressor genes (ahrr1 and ahrr2) in the zebrafish Danio rerio: structure, function, evolution, and AHR-dependent regulation in vivo. Arch Biochem Biophys 441(2):151-167. doi:10.1016/j.abb.2005.07.008 PMID:16122694
  • Yang X, Liu D, Murray TJ, Mitchell GC, Hesterman EV, Karchner SI, Merson RR, Hahn ME, Sherr DH. 2005. The aryl hydrocarbon receptor constitutively represses c-myc transcription in human mammary tumor cells. Oncogene 24(53):7869-7881. doi:10.1038/sj.onc.1208938 PMID:16091746

2004

  • Hahn ME, Karchner SI, Franks DG, Merson RR. 2004. Aryl hydrocarbon receptor polymorphisms and dioxin resistance in Atlantic killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus). Pharmacogenet Genomics 14(2):131-143. PMID:15077014
  • Powell WH, Morrison HG, Weil EJ, Karchner SI, Sogin ML, Stegeman JJ, Hahn ME. 2004. Cloning and analysis of the CYP1A promoter from the atlantic killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus). Mar Environ Res 58(2-5):119-124. PMID:15178023

2003

  • Meyer JN, Wassenberg DM, Karchner SI, Hahn ME, Di Giulio RT. 2003. Expression and inducibility of aryl hydrocarbon receptor pathway genes in wild-caught killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) with different contaminant-exposure histories. Environ Toxicol Chem 22(10):2337-2343. PMID:14551997

2002

  • Karchner SI, Franks DG, Powell WH, Hahn ME. 2002. Regulatory interactions among three members of the vertebrate aryl hydrocarbon receptor family: AHR repressor, AHR1, and AHR2. J Biol Chem 277(9):6949-6959. doi:10.1074/jbc.M110779200 PMID:11742002

2000

  • Karchner SI, Kennedy SW, Trudeau S, Hahn ME. 2000. Towards molecular understanding of species differences in dioxin sensitivity: initial characterization of Ah receptor cDNAs in birds and an amphibian. Mar Environ Res 50(1-5):51-56. PMID:11460741

1999

  • Black VH, Shaw PM, Karchner SI, Powell WH, Hahn ME. 1999. Differential expression of CYP1A1 and CYP1A2, but not AHR or ARNT, in guinea pig adrenal and liver. Endocr Res 24:631-632.
  • Karchner SI, Powell WH, Hahn ME. 1999. Structural and functional characterization of two highly divergent aryl hydrocarbon receptors (AHR1 and AHR2) in the teleost Fundulus heteroclitus. Evidence for a novel class of ligand-binding basic helix-loop-helix Per-ARNT-Sim (bHLH-PAS) factors. J Biol Chem 274:33814-33824.
  • Powell WH, Karchner SI, Bright R, Hahn ME. 1999. Functional diversity of vertebrate ARNT proteins: identification of ARNT2 as the predominant form of ARNT in the marine teleost, Fundulus heteroclitus. Arch Biochem Biophys 361(1):156-163. doi:10.1006/abbi.1998.0992 PMID:9882441

1998

  • Besselink HT, Denison MS, Hahn ME, Karchner SI, Vethaak AD, Koeman JH, Brouwer A. 1998. Low inducibility of CYP1A activity by polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in flounder (Platichthys flesus): characterization of the Ah receptor and the role of CYP1A inhibition. Toxicol Sci 43(2):161-171. doi:10.1006/toxs.1998.2455 PMID:9710958
  • Hahn ME, Karchner SI, Shapiro MA, Perera SA. 1998. The aryl hydrocarbon receptor in early vertebrates. Mar Environ Res 46(1-5):41-44.
  • Morrison HG, Weil EJ, Karchner SI, Sogin ML, Stegeman JJ. 1998. Molecular cloning of CYP1A from the estuarine fish Fundulus heteroclitus and phylogenetic analysis of CYP1A genes: Update with new sequences. Comp Biochem Physiol 121C:231-240. PMID:9972465
  • Powell WH, Karchner SI, Hahn ME. 1998. Aryl Hydrocarbon Signaling Components in Fundulus heteroclitus: A Phylogenetic Perspective. In: Proceedings of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETC) 19th Annual Meeting. Charlotte, NC.

1997

  • Hahn ME, Karchner SI, Perera SA, Shapiro MA. 1997. Evolution of the Ah receptor: evidence for two AhR genes in early vertebrates. Environ Health Perspect 36:242.
  • Hahn ME, Karchner SI, Shapiro MA, Perera SA. 1997. Molecular evolution of two vertebrate aryl hydrocarbon (dioxin) receptors (AHR1 and AHR2) and the PAS family. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94(25):13743-13748. PMID:9391097 PMCID:PMC28377
  • Karchner SI, Hahn ME. 1997. Molecular Characterization of Two Aryl Hydrocarbon (Ah) Receptors in the Mummichog Fundulus heteroclitus. In: Proceedings of the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. pp.426.

1996

  • Hahn ME, Karchner SI, Perera SA. 1996. Molecular studies on the Ah receptor (AhR) in early vertebrates (bony and cartilaginous fish) and evidence for a second vertebrate AhR gene. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Microsomes and Drug Oxidations. pp.232.
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