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Person Details: Aikseng Ooi

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Aikseng Ooi

University of Arizona
PO Box 210207
Pharmacy, Rm. 132
Tucson, Arizona 85721
Phone: 520-626-2823




  • Anandhan A, Dodson M, Shakya A, Chen J, Liu P, Wei Y, Tan H, Wang Q, Jiang Z, Yang K, Garcia JG, Chambers SK, Chapman E, Ooi A, Yang-Hartwich Y, Stockwell BR, Zhang DD. 2023. NRF2 controls iron homeostasis and ferroptosis through HERC2 and VAMP8. Sci Adv 9(5):doi:10.1126/sciadv.ade9585 PMID:36724221 PMCID:PMC9891695


  • Dodson M, Dai W, Anandhan A, Schmidlin CJ, Liu P, Wilson NC, Wei Y, Kitamura N, Galligan JJ, Ooi A, Chapman E, Zhang DD. 2022. CHML is an NRF2 target gene that regulates mTOR function. Mol Oncol 16:1714-1727. doi:10.1002/1878-0261.13194 PMID:35184380 PMCID:PMC9019883
  • Kerimoglu B, Lamb C, McPherson RD, Ergen E, Stone EM, Ooi A. 2022. Cyst(e)inase-rapamycin combination induces ferroptosis in both in vitro and in vivo models of hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer. Mol Cancer Ther 21(3):doi:10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-21-0661 PMID:35086957 PMCID:PMC8898288
  • Liu P, Anandhan A, Chen J, Shakya A, Dodson M, Ooi A, Chapman E, White E, Garcia JG, Zhang DD. 2022. Decreased autophagosome biogenesis, reduced NRF2, and enhanced ferroptotic cell death are underlying molecular mechanisms of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Redox Biol 59:102570. doi:10.1016/j.redox.2022.102570 PMID:36495698 PMCID:PMC9731892




  • Liu P, de la Vega MR, Sammani S, Mascarenhas JB, Kerins M, Dodson M, Sun X, Wang T, Ooi A, Garcia JG, Zhang DD. 2018. RPA1 binding to NRF2 switches ARE-dependent transcriptional activation to ARE-NRE-dependent repression. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 115(44):E10352-E10361. doi:10.1073/pnas.1812125115 PMID:30309964 PMCID:PMC6217430
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