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Project Publications: Texas A&M University: Stress Gene Induction in Mammalian Cells

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Superfund Research Program

Stress Gene Induction in Mammalian Cells

Project Leaders: Evelyn Tiffany-Castiglioni, Kenneth S. Ramos (University of Louisville School of Medicine)
Grant Number: P42ES004917
Funding Period: 2000 - 2005

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  • Yang W, Tiffany-Castiglioni E. 2008. Paraquat-induced apoptosis in human neuroblastoma SH-SY5Y cells: involvement of p53 and mitochondria. J Toxicol Environ Health A 71(4):289-99. PMID:18253895


  • Qian Y, Venkatraj J, Barhoumi R, Pal R, Datta A, Wild JR, Tiffany-Castiglioni E. 2007. Comparative non-cholinergic neurotoxic effects of paraoxon and diisopropyl fluorophosphate (DFP) on human neuroblastoma and astrocytoma cell lines. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 219(2-3):162-171. PMID:17223147
  • White LD, Cory-Slechta DA, Gilbert ME, Tiffany-Castiglioni E, Zawia NH, Virgolini M, Rossi-George A, Lasley SM, Qian Y, Basha M. 2007. New and evolving concepts in the neurotoxicology of lead. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 225(1):1-27. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2007.08.001 PMID:17904601



  • Falahatpisheh MH, Ramos KS. 2003. Ligand-activated Ahr signaling leads to disruption of nephrogenesis and altered Wilms' tumor suppressor mRNA splicing. Oncogene 22(14):2160-2171. PMID:12687018
  • Hong MS, Hong SJ, Barhoumi R, Burghardt RC, Donnelly KC, Wild JR, Venkatraj V, Tiffany-Castiglioni E. 2003. Neurotoxicity induced in differentiated SK-N-SH-SY5Y human neuroblastoma cells by organophosphorus compounds. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 186(2):110-118. PMID:12639502
  • Qian Y, Tiffany-Castiglioni E. 2003. Lead-induced endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress responses in the nervous system. Neurochem Res 28:153-162. PMID:12587673
  • Tiffany-Castiglioni E. 2003. In Vitro Neurotoxicology. In: Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology: In Vitro Neurotoxicology: Principles and Challenges. Humana Press Inc., pp.1-28.
  • Tiffany-Castiglioni E, Qian Y. 2003. Cell-Type Specific Responses of the Nervous System to Lead. In: Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology: In Vitro Neurotoxicology: Principles and Challenges. Humana Press Inc., pp.151-186.


  • Parrish AR, Alejandro NF, Bral CM, Kerzee JK, Bowes RC, Ramos KS. 2002. Characterization of glomerular cell phenotypes following repeated cycles of benzo[a]pyrene injury in vitro. Biochem Pharmacol 64(1):31-39. PMID:12106603


  • Falahatpisheh MH, Donnelly KC, Ramos KS. 2001. Antagonistic interactions among nephrotoxic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. J Toxicol Environ Health A 62(7):543-560. PMID:11289703
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