C W Levenson

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Affiliation: Florida State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Zinc: the new antidepressant?
    Cathy W Levenson
    Program in Neuroscience, Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, 237 Biomedical Research Facility, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:39-42. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Response of rat adrenal neuropeptide Y and tyrosine hydroxylase mRNA to acute stress is enhanced by long-term voluntary exercise
    C W Levenson
    Department of Nutrition, Food and Movement Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306 4340, USA
    Neurosci Lett 242:177-9. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Role of dietary iron restriction in a mouse model of Parkinson's disease
    Cathy W Levenson
    Laboratory of Neurosciences, National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Exp Neurol 190:506-14. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Zinc supplementation: neuroprotective or neurotoxic?
    Cathy W Levenson
    Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306 4340, USA
    Nutr Rev 63:122-5. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Trace metal regulation of neuronal apoptosis: from genes to behavior
    Cathy W Levenson
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Physiol Behav 86:399-406. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Too much of a good thing? Update on fish consumption and mercury exposure
    Cathy W Levenson
    Program in Neuroscience and the Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4340, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:139-45. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Regulation of the NMDA receptor: implications for neuropsychological development
    Cathy W Levenson
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, 237 Biomedical Research Facility, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:428-32. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Eat less, live longer? New insights into the role of caloric restriction in the brain
    Cathy W Levenson
    Florida State University, Program in Neuroscience, Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, 237 Biomedical Research Facility, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Nutr Rev 65:412-5. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Nutritionally regulated biomarkers for breast cancer
    Cathy W Levenson
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4340, USA
    Nutr Rev 66:163-6. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Gestational vitamin D deficiency: long-term effects on the brain
    Cathy W Levenson
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences at Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4340, USA
    Nutr Rev 66:726-9. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Zinc: the new antidepressant?
    Cathy W Levenson
    Program in Neuroscience, Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, 237 Biomedical Research Facility, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:39-42. 2006
    ..With the hope of understanding the role of zinc in mood disorders, recent work has begun to explore possible mechanisms of zinc action on serotonin uptake in the brain...
  2. ncbi request reprint Response of rat adrenal neuropeptide Y and tyrosine hydroxylase mRNA to acute stress is enhanced by long-term voluntary exercise
    C W Levenson
    Department of Nutrition, Food and Movement Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306 4340, USA
    Neurosci Lett 242:177-9. 1998
    ..01). These results suggest that long-term physical activity may enhance the ability to synthesize NPY and catecholamines under conditions of stress...
  3. ncbi request reprint Role of dietary iron restriction in a mouse model of Parkinson's disease
    Cathy W Levenson
    Laboratory of Neurosciences, National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Exp Neurol 190:506-14. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Zinc supplementation: neuroprotective or neurotoxic?
    Cathy W Levenson
    Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306 4340, USA
    Nutr Rev 63:122-5. 2005
    ..Therefore, the development of new zinc-based therapeutic strategies will need to consider the emerging roles of zinc in the central nervous system...
  5. ncbi request reprint Trace metal regulation of neuronal apoptosis: from genes to behavior
    Cathy W Levenson
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Physiol Behav 86:399-406. 2005
    ..In this review, we show the relationship between these metals in neurodegenerative disorders and CNS injury, and the mechanisms that govern neuronal survival and apoptosis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Too much of a good thing? Update on fish consumption and mercury exposure
    Cathy W Levenson
    Program in Neuroscience and the Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4340, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:139-45. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Regulation of the NMDA receptor: implications for neuropsychological development
    Cathy W Levenson
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, 237 Biomedical Research Facility, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:428-32. 2006
    ..This is particularly important in the hippocampus, a region of the brain involved in learning and memory, and is an intriguing link to the role of zinc in neuropsychological development...
  8. ncbi request reprint Eat less, live longer? New insights into the role of caloric restriction in the brain
    Cathy W Levenson
    Florida State University, Program in Neuroscience, Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, 237 Biomedical Research Facility, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Nutr Rev 65:412-5. 2007
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Nutritionally regulated biomarkers for breast cancer
    Cathy W Levenson
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4340, USA
    Nutr Rev 66:163-6. 2008
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Gestational vitamin D deficiency: long-term effects on the brain
    Cathy W Levenson
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences at Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4340, USA
    Nutr Rev 66:726-9. 2008
    ..These data are particularly relevant in light of new work showing a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in humans...
  11. ncbi request reprint Iron and ageing: an introduction to iron regulatory mechanisms
    Cathy W Levenson
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, 237 Biomedical Research Facility, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Ageing Res Rev 3:251-63. 2004
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  12. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of copper conservation in organs
    C W Levenson
    Department of Nutrition, Food and Movement Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306 4340, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 67:978S-981S. 1998
    ..Identification of these mechanisms will allow the exploration of the effects of mild short-term and long-term copper deficiency and the role of copper in other physiologic and biochemical systems...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of altered thyroid hormone status on rat brain ferritin H and ferritin L mRNA during postnatal development
    C W Levenson
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 119:105-9. 2000
    ..Given the distinct functions of ferritin H and L this suggests a role for thyroid hormone in the ability of the brain to regulate stored vs. utilizable iron during critical periods of development...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tumor suppressor protein p53 mRNA and subcellular localization are altered by changes in cellular copper in human Hep G2 cells
    V S Narayanan
    Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306-4340, USA
    J Nutr 131:1427-32. 2001
    ..However, TEPA treatment did not result in a loss of cell viability or appear to induce apoptosis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Regulation of mitochondrial cytochrome b mRNA by copper in cultured human hepatoma cells and rat liver
    C W Levenson
    Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306 4340, USA
    Biol Trace Elem Res 70:149-64. 1999
    ..These data suggest a role for cytochrome b in the response to increases or decreases in hepatic copper...
  16. ncbi request reprint Neuropeptide Y modulates excitatory synaptic transmission in the olfactory bulb
    L J Blakemore
    Program in Neuroscience, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Neuroscience 138:663-74. 2006
    ..Together, these data suggest that neuropeptide Y inhibits excitatory neurotransmission between olfactory bulb neurons via a presynaptic effect on transmitter (glutamate) release...
  17. ncbi request reprint Zinc inhibits the nuclear translocation of the tumor suppressor protein p53 and protects cultured human neurons from copper-induced neurotoxicity
    Jacob W VanLandingham
    Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306 4340, USA
    Neuromolecular Med 1:171-82. 2002
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  18. doi request reprint Zinc deficiency impairs neuronal precursor cell proliferation and induces apoptosis via p53-mediated mechanisms
    Rikki S Corniola
    Program in Neuroscience, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Brain Res 1237:52-61. 2008
    ..These data suggest that zinc plays a role in neurogenesis by regulating p53-dependent molecular mechanisms that control neuronal precursor cell proliferation and survival...
  19. doi request reprint Zinc deficiency induces depression-like symptoms in adult rats
    Nadine M Tassabehji
    Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4340, United States
    Physiol Behav 95:365-9. 2008
    ..05), but was ineffective in ZD rats. Together these studies suggest that zinc deficiency leads to the development of depression-like behaviors that may be refractory to antidepressant treatment...
  20. ncbi request reprint Regulation of metabolic rate and substrate utilization by zinc deficiency
    Stephanie A Evans
    Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA
    Metabolism 53:727-32. 2004
    ..Thus, while there may be an effect of Zn on locomotion and the energetic cost of activity, it appears that the most profound effect of Zn status on MR and substrate utilization is the result of Zn deficiency-induced anorexia...
  21. ncbi request reprint Moderate zinc deficiency increases cell death after brain injury in the rat
    E Carden Yeiser
    Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306 4340, USA
    Nutr Neurosci 5:345-52. 2002
    ..Thus it appears that adequate zinc status may be necessary to minimize the amount of neuroimmune cell death after brain injury...
  22. ncbi request reprint Expression profiling of p53-target genes in copper-mediated neuronal apoptosis
    Jacob W VanLandingham
    Program in Neuroscience, and Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4340, USA
    Neuromolecular Med 7:311-24. 2005
    ..Thus it appears that following copper-mediated neuronal DNA damage, the regulation of a variety of pro- and antiapoptotic genes are responsible for determining neuronal fate...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effect of retinoic acid on ferritin H expression during brain development and neuronal differentiation
    Jacob W VanLandingham
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, 237 Biomedical Research Facility, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Nutr Neurosci 6:39-45. 2003
    ..These data show that RA regulates ferritin H expression during rat brain development and neuronal differentiation and suggests a new role for RA in brain iron metabolism...
  24. ncbi request reprint Iron and Parkinson's disease: chelators to the rescue?
    Cathy W Levenson
    Florida State University, Program in Neuroscience, Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Nutr Rev 61:311-3. 2003
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Zinc regulation of food intake: new insights on the role of neuropeptide Y
    Cathy W Levenson
    Florida State University, Program in Neuroscience, Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, 237 Biomedical Research Facility, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Nutr Rev 61:247-9. 2003
    ..Zinc deficiency may therefore cause anorexia by inhibiting the release of NPY that is required for receptor activation...
  26. doi request reprint Chronic caloric restriction reduces tissue damage and improves spatial memory in a rat model of traumatic brain injury
    Nicholas J Rich
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Biomedical Sciences, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4300, USA
    J Neurosci Res 88:2933-9. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that molecular mechanisms involved in cell survival may play a role in reducing tissue damage and improving cognition after TBI and that these mechanisms can be regulated by dietary interventions...