STEVEN YELLON

Summary

Affiliation: Loma Linda University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Retrograde tracing of spinal cord connections to the cervix with pregnancy in mice
    Michael A Kirby
    Department of Physiology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    Reproduction 139:645-53. 2010
  2. pmc Remodeling of the cervix and parturition in mice lacking the progesterone receptor B isoform
    Steven M Yellon
    Department of Physiology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Biol Reprod 85:498-502. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Pregnancy-related changes in connections from the cervix to forebrain and hypothalamus in mice
    Steven M Yellon
    Departments of Physiology, Center for Perinatal Biology, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92354, USA
    Reproduction 140:155-64. 2010
  4. pmc Progesterone withdrawal promotes remodeling processes in the nonpregnant mouse cervix
    Steven M Yellon
    Department of Physiology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Biol Reprod 81:1-6. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Medroxyprogesterone acetate modulates remodeling, immune cell census, and nerve fibers in the cervix of a mouse model for inflammation-induced preterm birth
    Steven M Yellon
    Department of Physiology, Pediatrics and Obstetrics Gynecology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    Reprod Sci 16:257-64. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Parturition and recruitment of macrophages in cervix of mice lacking the prostaglandin F receptor
    Steven M Yellon
    Department of Physiology, Center for Perinatal Biology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Biol Reprod 78:438-44. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Melatonin mediates photoperiod control of endocrine adaptations and humoral immunity in male Siberian hamsters
    Steven M Yellon
    Center for Perinatal Biology, Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J Pineal Res 43:109-14. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Increased innervation and ripening of the prepartum murine cervix
    Laura S Kirby
    Department of Physiology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California, USA
    J Soc Gynecol Investig 12:578-85. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Time course and role of the pineal gland in photoperiod control of innate immune cell functions in male Siberian hamsters
    Steven M Yellon
    Center for Perinatal Biology Research, Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    J Neuroimmunol 161:137-44. 2005
  10. pmc Regional dissection and determination of loosely bound and non-heme iron in the developing mouse brain
    Shino Magaki
    Neurosurgery Center for Research, Training and Education, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Brain Res 1158:144-50. 2007

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Retrograde tracing of spinal cord connections to the cervix with pregnancy in mice
    Michael A Kirby
    Department of Physiology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    Reproduction 139:645-53. 2010
    ....
  2. pmc Remodeling of the cervix and parturition in mice lacking the progesterone receptor B isoform
    Steven M Yellon
    Department of Physiology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Biol Reprod 85:498-502. 2011
    ..Rather, other receptors may contribute to the progesterone-dependent mechanism that promotes remodeling of the cervix during pregnancy and in the proinflammatory process associated with ripening before parturition...
  3. doi request reprint Pregnancy-related changes in connections from the cervix to forebrain and hypothalamus in mice
    Steven M Yellon
    Departments of Physiology, Center for Perinatal Biology, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92354, USA
    Reproduction 140:155-64. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Progesterone withdrawal promotes remodeling processes in the nonpregnant mouse cervix
    Steven M Yellon
    Department of Physiology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Biol Reprod 81:1-6. 2009
    ..Therefore, in a nonpregnant murine model for parturition, progesterone withdrawal is suggested to recruit immune cells and processes that remodel the cervix...
  5. doi request reprint Medroxyprogesterone acetate modulates remodeling, immune cell census, and nerve fibers in the cervix of a mouse model for inflammation-induced preterm birth
    Steven M Yellon
    Department of Physiology, Pediatrics and Obstetrics Gynecology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    Reprod Sci 16:257-64. 2009
    ..These findings raise the possibility that progestational treatment may regulate ripening of the cervix early in the process leading to preterm birth...
  6. ncbi request reprint Parturition and recruitment of macrophages in cervix of mice lacking the prostaglandin F receptor
    Steven M Yellon
    Department of Physiology, Center for Perinatal Biology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Biol Reprod 78:438-44. 2008
    ..The findings indicate that the prostaglandin F(2alpha) receptor and progesterone withdrawal are a necessary part of the final common pathway for ripening of the cervix and the process of parturition...
  7. ncbi request reprint Melatonin mediates photoperiod control of endocrine adaptations and humoral immunity in male Siberian hamsters
    Steven M Yellon
    Center for Perinatal Biology, Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J Pineal Res 43:109-14. 2007
    ..Thus, the photoneuroendocrine mechanism regulating reproductive responses to photoperiod also mediates short-day effects on T cell-dependent B-cell antibody production and processes that regulate cortisol in circulation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Increased innervation and ripening of the prepartum murine cervix
    Laura S Kirby
    Department of Physiology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California, USA
    J Soc Gynecol Investig 12:578-85. 2005
    ..We sought to assess the morphologic relationship between innervation and remodeling of the peripartum cervix...
  9. ncbi request reprint Time course and role of the pineal gland in photoperiod control of innate immune cell functions in male Siberian hamsters
    Steven M Yellon
    Center for Perinatal Biology Research, Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    J Neuroimmunol 161:137-44. 2005
    ..The findings suggest that photoperiod and pineal gland function may regulate certain innate immune activities...
  10. pmc Regional dissection and determination of loosely bound and non-heme iron in the developing mouse brain
    Shino Magaki
    Neurosurgery Center for Research, Training and Education, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Brain Res 1158:144-50. 2007
    ..These results have implications for understanding the increase in regional brain iron that is associated with normal aging and is postulated to be exacerbated in neurodegenerative disorders...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of endotoxin and macrophage-related cytokines on the contractile activity of the gravid murine uterus
    Ari M Mackler
    Center for Perinatal Biology, Department of Physiology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    Biol Reprod 69:1165-9. 2003
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in photoperiod control of antigen-specific primary and secondary humoral immunity in Siberian Hamsters
    Allison R Hadley
    Center for Perinatal Biology, Department of Physiology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J Neuroimmunol 128:39-48. 2002
    ..Thus, in male but not female hamsters, winter-like short days restrain aspects of primary and secondary humoral immune responses to xenoantigens. Actions on lymphocyte activities or clonal expansion are in considerations...
  13. doi request reprint Lifespan daily locomotor activity rhythms in a mouse model of amyloid-induced neuropathology
    Michael R Gorman
    Department of Psychology and Center for Chronobiology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Chronobiol Int 27:1159-77. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that amyloidosis of the Tg2576 mouse exerts little influence on timing of locomotor activity in the circadian domain but significantly alters the temporal structure of ultradian activity...
  14. pmc Long-term hypoxia increases endothelial nitric oxide synthase expression in the ovine fetal adrenal
    Tshepo R Monau
    Center for Perinatal Biology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    Reprod Sci 16:865-74. 2009
    ..We conclude that LTH enhances eNOS expression in the inner adrenal cortex which may play a role in regulation of cortisol biosynthesis in the LTH fetus...
  15. pmc Short day lengths augment stress-induced leukocyte trafficking and stress-induced enhancement of skin immune function
    Staci D Bilbo
    Department of Psychology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:4067-72. 2002
    ..These results suggest that photoperiod may provide a useful cue by which stressors in the environment may be anticipated to adjust the repertoire of available immune cells and increase survival likelihood...
  16. ncbi request reprint Melatonin production accompanies arousal from daily torpor in Siberian hamsters
    Jennie E Larkin
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 76:577-85. 2003
    ..We propose that increased Mel production may reflect enhanced sympathetic activation associated with intense thermogenesis during arousal from torpor rather than an adjustment of the circadian rhythm of Mel secretion...
  17. ncbi request reprint Daily timed melatonin feedings mimic effects of short days on testis regression and cortisol in circulation in Siberian hamsters
    Sara M Hiebert
    Biology Department, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA 19081, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 146:211-6. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Suppression of hypothalamic pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) gene expression by daily melatonin supplementation in aging rats
    Dennis D Rasmussen
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center DDR, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    J Pineal Res 34:127-33. 2003
    ..These POMC responses were apparently not dependent on gonadal steroid responses and did not become refractory to melatonin treatment maintained until old age...

Research Grants8

  1. NEUROENDOCRINE/IMMUNE INTERACTIONS: ROLE OF MELATONIN
    STEVEN YELLON; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  2. NEURAL REGULATION OF PREPARTUM CERVICAL RIPENING
    STEVEN YELLON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Thus, our findings are expected to provide new insights about the mechanism of ripening and novel neuroimmune therapeutic approaches to either promote dilation of the cervix or inhibit the incidence of preterm birth. ..
  3. NEURAL REGULATION OF PREPARTUM CERVICAL RIPENING
    Steven M Yellon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thus, our findings are expected to provide new insights about the mechanism of ripening and novel neuroimmune therapeutic approaches to either promote dilation of the cervix or inhibit the incidence of preterm birth. ..
  4. NEURAL REGULATION OF PREPARTUM CERVICAL RIPENING
    STEVEN YELLON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Thus, our findings are expected to provide new insights about the mechanism of ripening and novel neuroimmune therapeutic approaches to either promote dilation of the cervix or inhibit the incidence of preterm birth. ..