Ashok Balasubramanyam

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Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Combination of niacin and fenofibrate with lifestyle changes improves dyslipidemia and hypoadiponectinemia in HIV patients on antiretroviral therapy: results of "heart positive," a randomized, controlled trial
    Ashok Balasubramanyam
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:2236-47. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Effects of rosiglitazone on abnormal lipid kinetics in HIV-associated dyslipidemic lipodystrophy: a stable isotope study
    Rajagopal V Sekhar
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Metabolism 60:754-60. 2011
  3. pmc Pathogenesis of A⁻β⁺ ketosis-prone diabetes
    Sanjeet G Patel
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Diabetes 62:912-22. 2013
  4. doi request reprint HLA class II alleles specify phenotypes of ketosis-prone diabetes
    Ramaswami Nalini
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1195-200. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Impaired lipoprotein processing in HIV patients on antiretroviral therapy: aberrant high-density lipoprotein lipids, stability, and function
    Baiba K Gillard
    Section of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 33:1714-21. 2013
  6. pmc A-beta-subtype of ketosis-prone diabetes is not predominantly a monogenic diabetic syndrome
    Wade C Haaland
    Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:873-7. 2009
  7. pmc Intensive lifestyle modification reduces Lp-PLA2 in dyslipidemic HIV/HAART patients
    Joshua S Wooten
    Division of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:1043-50. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Heart positive: design of a randomized controlled clinical trial of intensive lifestyle intervention, niacin and fenofibrate for HIV lipodystrophy/dyslipidemia
    Susan L Samson
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 27:518-30. 2006
  9. pmc Altered relationship of plasma triglycerides to HDL cholesterol in patients with HIV/HAART-associated dyslipidemia: further evidence for a unique form of metabolic syndrome in HIV patients
    Catherine N Vu
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Diabetes Research Center, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Houston, TX, USA
    Metabolism 62:1014-20. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Types of pediatric diabetes mellitus defined by anti-islet autoimmunity and random C-peptide at diagnosis
    Maria J Redondo
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Diabetes 14:333-40. 2013

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  1. pmc Combination of niacin and fenofibrate with lifestyle changes improves dyslipidemia and hypoadiponectinemia in HIV patients on antiretroviral therapy: results of "heart positive," a randomized, controlled trial
    Ashok Balasubramanyam
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:2236-47. 2011
    ..HIV patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) have a unique dyslipidemia [elevated triglycerides and non-high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C), low HDL-C] with insulin resistance (characterized by hypoadiponectinemia)...
  2. doi request reprint Effects of rosiglitazone on abnormal lipid kinetics in HIV-associated dyslipidemic lipodystrophy: a stable isotope study
    Rajagopal V Sekhar
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Metabolism 60:754-60. 2011
    ..Combining rosiglitazone with agents designed to blunt lipolysis could expand depleted peripheral adipose depots in patients with HIV lipodystrophy...
  3. pmc Pathogenesis of A⁻β⁺ ketosis-prone diabetes
    Sanjeet G Patel
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Diabetes 62:912-22. 2013
    ..They highlight a novel process of defective energy production and ketosis in A⁻β⁺ KPD...
  4. doi request reprint HLA class II alleles specify phenotypes of ketosis-prone diabetes
    Ramaswami Nalini
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1195-200. 2008
    ..Genetic factors could contribute to their distinctive phenotypes. Our aim was to specify the role of HLA class II alleles associated with susceptibility or resistance to autoimmune type 1 diabetes in determining KPD phenotypes...
  5. doi request reprint Impaired lipoprotein processing in HIV patients on antiretroviral therapy: aberrant high-density lipoprotein lipids, stability, and function
    Baiba K Gillard
    Section of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 33:1714-21. 2013
    ..We tested the hypothesis that HIV/ART HDL have abnormal structures and properties and are dysfunctional...
  6. pmc A-beta-subtype of ketosis-prone diabetes is not predominantly a monogenic diabetic syndrome
    Wade C Haaland
    Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:873-7. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Intensive lifestyle modification reduces Lp-PLA2 in dyslipidemic HIV/HAART patients
    Joshua S Wooten
    Division of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:1043-50. 2013
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Heart positive: design of a randomized controlled clinical trial of intensive lifestyle intervention, niacin and fenofibrate for HIV lipodystrophy/dyslipidemia
    Susan L Samson
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 27:518-30. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc Altered relationship of plasma triglycerides to HDL cholesterol in patients with HIV/HAART-associated dyslipidemia: further evidence for a unique form of metabolic syndrome in HIV patients
    Catherine N Vu
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Diabetes Research Center, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Houston, TX, USA
    Metabolism 62:1014-20. 2013
    ..We investigated the relationship of TG to HDL-C in highly-active antiretroviral drug (HAART)-treated HIV patients...
  10. doi request reprint Types of pediatric diabetes mellitus defined by anti-islet autoimmunity and random C-peptide at diagnosis
    Maria J Redondo
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Diabetes 14:333-40. 2013
    ..To test the hypothesis that anti-islet autoantibody expression and random serum C-peptide obtained at diagnosis define phenotypes of pediatric diabetes with distinct clinical features...
  11. ncbi request reprint Re: A comparison of classification schemes for ketosis-prone diabetes
    Ramaswami Nalini
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, N520 Alkek, One Baylor Plaza, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Endocrinol Metab 3:E1. 2007
  12. pmc Deficient synthesis of glutathione underlies oxidative stress in aging and can be corrected by dietary cysteine and glycine supplementation
    Rajagopal V Sekhar
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:847-53. 2011
    ..Aging is associated with oxidative stress, but underlying mechanisms remain poorly understood...
  13. pmc Presence or absence of a known diabetic ketoacidosis precipitant defines distinct syndromes of "A-β+" ketosis-prone diabetes based on long-term β-cell function, human leukocyte antigen class II alleles, and sex predilection
    Ramaswami Nalini
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Metabolism 59:1448-55. 2010
    ..Unprovoked DKA predicts long-term β-cell functional reserve, insulin independence, and glycemic control in KPD...
  14. doi request reprint Characteristics of patients with ketosis-prone diabetes (KPD) presenting with acute pancreatitis: implications for the natural history and etiology of a KPD subgroup
    Ramiro Fernandez
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Endocr Pract 19:243-51. 2013
    ..This longitudinal study characterized ketosis-prone diabetes (KPD) in patients presenting with concomitant AP and DKA...
  15. ncbi request reprint Physiologic growth hormone replacement improves fasting lipid kinetics in patients with HIV lipodystrophy syndrome
    Susana D'Amico
    Translational Metabolism Unit and the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:204-11. 2006
    ..The effect of growth hormone (GH) replacement on these lipid kinetic abnormalities is unknown...
  16. ncbi request reprint Ketosis-prone diabetes: dissection of a heterogeneous syndrome using an immunogenetic and beta-cell functional classification, prospective analysis, and clinical outcomes
    Mario Maldonado
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:5090-8. 2003
    ..Novel, nonautoimmune causes of beta-cell dysfunction are likely to underlie the A-beta+ and A-beta- syndromes...
  17. doi request reprint Human monocytes accelerate proliferation and blunt differentiation of preadipocytes in association with suppression of C/EBPΑ mRNA
    Jacob Couturier
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:253-62. 2012
    ..Additionally, the levels of both IL-6 and CXCL1 were highest when preadipocytes and monocytes were cultured together, compared to each cell in culture alone. Such cross-talk amplifies the production of mediators of tissue inflammation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Severely dysregulated disposal of postprandial triacylglycerols exacerbates hypertriacylglycerolemia in HIV lipodystrophy syndrome
    Rajagopal V Sekhar
    Translation Metabolism Unit, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1405-10. 2005
    ..One mechanism is accelerated lipolysis in the fasted state, but the severity of the hypertriacylglycerolemia suggests that additional underlying abnormalities may exist in the disposal of dietary fat...
  19. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of ketosis-prone diabetes in a multiethnic indigent community
    Mario R Maldonado
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:243-9. 2004
    ..To compare demographic and clinical characteristics among 3 ethnic groups of indigent patients exhibiting diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), in Houston, Texas...
  20. pmc HIV-1 Vpr induces adipose dysfunction in vivo through reciprocal effects on PPAR/GR co-regulation
    Neeti Agarwal
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Diabetes Research Center, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Sci Transl Med 5:213ra164. 2013
    ..Confirmation of these mechanisms in HIV patients could lead to targeted treatment of the metabolic complications with Vpr inhibitors, GR antagonists, or PPARγ/PPARα agonists. ..
  21. doi request reprint Leptin replacement therapy does not improve the abnormal lipid kinetics of hypoleptinemic patients with HIV-associated lipodystrophy syndrome
    Rajagopal V Sekhar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center, USA
    Metabolism 61:1395-403. 2012
    ..Metreleptin does, however, improve glycemia and non-HDL-C in these patients. These results suggest a dissociation between leptin's effects on glucose metabolism compared to those on lipid kinetics in HADL...
  22. pmc Dysregulation of glucose metabolism in HIV patients: epidemiology, mechanisms, and management
    Absalon D Gutierrez
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, ABBR 607, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Endocrine 41:1-10. 2012
    ..In this review, we have focused specifically on a comprehensive assessment of dysglycemia in the context of HIV infection and HAART...
  23. ncbi request reprint HIV-associated lipodystrophy syndrome: an accelerated form of the metabolic syndrome of insulin resistance due to altered fat distribution
    Ashok Balasubramanyam
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
    Res Initiat Treat Action 12:5-11. 2006
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of transgenic expression of HIV-1 Vpr on lipid and energy metabolism in mice
    Ashok Balasubramanyam
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, BCM 700B, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 292:E40-8. 2007
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Beta cell function and BMI in ethnically diverse children with newly diagnosed autoimmune type 1 diabetes
    Maria J Redondo
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Diabetes 13:564-71. 2012
    ..To examine the relationship between BMI and beta-cell function at diagnosis of autoimmune type 1 diabetes (T1D) in a large group of ethnically diverse children...
  26. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term effects of growth hormone (GH) replacement on protein metabolism in GH-deficient adults
    Jianjian Shi
    Department of Medicine, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:5827-33. 2003
    ..05). GH replacement in GHD acutely improves protein balance by stimulating synthesis and inhibiting catabolism. After 6 months, protein kinetics reached a new homeostasis to maintain the net gain in FFM...
  27. pmc Syndromes of ketosis-prone diabetes mellitus
    Ashok Balasubramanyam
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Room 700B, One Baylor Plaza, and Endocrine Service, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Endocr Rev 29:292-302. 2008
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Regression of acanthosis nigricans correlates with disappearance of anti-insulin receptor autoantibodies and achievement of euglycemia in type B insulin resistance syndrome
    Gilbert G Fareau
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Metabolism 56:670-5. 2007
    ..We have documented, for the first time, regression of AN in temporal association with disappearance of circulating anti-insulin receptor autoantibodies and achievement of euglycemia in a patient with type B insulin resistance...
  29. ncbi request reprint Lipid lowering effects of statins and fibrates in the management of HIV dyslipidemias associated with antiretroviral therapy in HIV clinical practice
    Fehmida Visnegarwala
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77009, USA
    J Infect 49:283-90. 2004
    ....
  30. pmc The role of the immune system in obesity and insulin resistance
    Payal S Patel
    Diabetes Research Center, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Obes 2013:616193. 2013
    ..Thus it is not merely an increased mass of adipose tissue that directly leads to attenuation of insulin action, but rather adipose tissue inflammation activated by the immune system in obese individuals that leads to insulin resistance...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular implications of HIV-associated dyslipidemic lipodystrophy
    Rajagopal V Sekhar
    Division of Endocrinology, Baylor College of Medicine, 719E, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 6:173-9. 2004
    ..In this article, we review HADL in terms of metabolic, molecular, and cytokine derangements leading to cardiovascular disease...
  32. doi request reprint Treatment of dyslipidemia in HIV-infected patients
    Rajagopal V Sekhar
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 11:1845-54. 2010
    ..Patients infected with HIV are at high risk for dyslipidemia, insulin resistance and cardiovascular disease. Therapies to reverse these risks are complex, sometimes controversial, and not uniformly effective...
  33. pmc Masked and overt autoantibodies specific to the DPD epitope of 65-kDa glutamate decarboxylase (GAD65-DPD) are associated with preserved β-cell functional reserve in ketosis-prone diabetes
    Shilpa Oak
    University of Washington S O, L K G, J R, C S H, Seattle, Washington 98109 and Diabetes Research Center R P, D I, N R, R G, A B, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, and Endocrine Service N R, R G, A B, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99:E1040-4. 2014
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Health outcomes beyond glucose control
    Ashok Balasubramanyam
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:S382-91. 2006
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Presence of the metabolic syndrome distinguishes patients with ketosis-prone diabetes who have a Type 2 diabetic phenotype
    Max E Otiniano
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 19:313-8. 2005
    ..This study was designed to determine if patients with ketosis-prone diabetes could be distinguished clinically on the basis of features of the metabolic syndrome (MetS)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Rise of plasma ghrelin with weight loss is not sustained during weight maintenance
    Jose M Garcia
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1716-23. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship of plasma ghrelin concentrations to active WL and weight maintenance in obese subjects...
  37. ncbi request reprint Fenofibrate is effective in treating hypertriglyceridemia associated with HIV lipodystrophy
    Archana Rao
    Division of Endocrinology, Baylor College of Medicine, and Endocrine Service, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Med Sci 327:315-8. 2004
    ..To determine the effectiveness of fenofibrate in treating hypertriglyceridemia associated with highly active antiretroviral therapy-associated HIV lipodystrophy syndrome (HLS)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Novel phosphorylation target in the serum response factor MADS box regulates alpha-actin transcription
    Dinakar Iyer
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Biochemistry 42:7477-86. 2003
    ..Phosphorylation of the MADS box may constitute a novel mechanism for regulation of SRF-dependent actin gene transcription...
  39. ncbi request reprint Novel syndromes of ketosis-prone diabetes: implications for management and medical economics
    Ashok Balasubramanyam
    Endocrine Service, Ben Taub General Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA
    Manag Care 13:7-10; discussion 19-21. 2004
  40. pmc Glutathione synthesis is diminished in patients with uncontrolled diabetes and restored by dietary supplementation with cysteine and glycine
    Rajagopal V Sekhar
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:162-7. 2011
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Dysregulated energy expenditure in HIV-infected patients: a mechanistic review
    Evelyn Chang
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1509-17. 2007
    ..Identifying unifying mechanisms will be an important step to finding effective treatments for HIV-related alterations in energy expenditure and to reversing metabolic risks in patients with HIV infection...
  42. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and predictive value of classification schemes for ketosis-prone diabetes
    Ashok Balasubramanyam
    Translational Metabolism Unit, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Room 520 N, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:2575-9. 2006
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Metabolic basis of HIV-lipodystrophy syndrome
    Rajagopal V Sekhar
    Section of Endocrinology and Department of Medicine, Children s Nutrition Research Center and US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 77030, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 283:E332-7. 2002
    ..02). The lipoatrophy observed in HIV lipodystrophy is associated with accelerated lipolysis. Increased hepatic reesterification promotes the hypertriglyceridemia observed in this syndrome...
  44. ncbi request reprint Improved outcomes in indigent patients with ketosis-prone diabetes: effect of a dedicated diabetes treatment unit
    Mario R Maldonado
    Section of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, and Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030 3498, USA
    Endocr Pract 9:26-32. 2003
    ..To investigate whether a specialized intervention program could improve diabetes-related health outcomes in indigent patients with type 1 diabetes who were prone to occurrence of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)...
  45. ncbi request reprint In vivo arginine production and intravascular nitric oxide synthesis in hypotensive sepsis
    Salvador Villalpando
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, and Medical Services, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:197-203. 2006
    ..Low plasma arginine is correlated with a worse prognosis in patients with sepsis, and increased NO has been implicated in the hypotension of sepsis. Data on in vivo arginine and NO kinetics are lacking in hypotensive septic adults...
  46. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular event prevention in the person with type 2 diabetes: case examples for identifying and treating multiple risks
    Ashok Balasubramanyam
    Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Room 719E, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Diabetes Educ 32:163S-173S; quiz 174S-177S. 2006
  47. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology of dyslipidemia and increased cardiovascular risk in HIV lipodystrophy: a model of 'systemic steatosis'
    Ashok Balasubramanyam
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Lipidol 15:59-67. 2004
    ..Identification of rationally based therapies requires an understanding of the mechanistic basis of HADL...
  48. pmc Serum response factor MADS box serine-162 phosphorylation switches proliferation and myogenic gene programs
    Dinakar Iyer
    Department of Medicine, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism, Center for Cardiovascular Development, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:4516-21. 2006
    ..Hence, the phosphorylation status of serine-162 in the alphaI coil may constitute a novel switch that directs target gene expression into proliferation or differentiation programs...
  49. ncbi request reprint Thiazolidinediones: a review of their mechanisms of insulin sensitization, therapeutic potential, clinical efficacy, and tolerability
    Abu R Vasudevan
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 6:850-63. 2004
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Economic impact of diabetic ketoacidosis in a multiethnic indigent population: analysis of costs based on the precipitating cause
    Mario R Maldonado
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1265-9. 2003
    ..Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a common complication of diabetes. We analyzed the inpatient costs of treating DKA in a multiethnic, indigent population in Houston, Texas...
  51. ncbi request reprint Developmental expression of serum response factor in the rat central nervous system
    Janet L Stringer
    Department of Pharmacology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 138:81-6. 2002
    ..These data suggest that SRF has a significant function in the early post-natal development of the CNS...