Melinda R Dwinell

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Affiliation: Medical College of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The emerging role for rat models in gene discovery
    Melinda R Dwinell
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 53226, USA
    Mamm Genome 22:466-75. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Postnatal ventilatory response to CO₂ in awake piglets
    M R Dwinell
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 175:49-54. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetic determinants on rat chromosome 6 modulate variation in the hypercapnic ventilatory response using consomic strains
    M R Dwinell
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    J Appl Physiol 98:1630-8. 2005
  4. pmc Online tools for understanding rat physiology
    Melinda R Dwinell
    Human and Molecular Genetics Center at Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
    Brief Bioinform 11:431-9. 2010
  5. pmc The Rat Genome Database 2009: variation, ontologies and pathways
    Melinda R Dwinell
    Department of Physiology and Human and Molecular Genetics Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 37:D744-9. 2009
  6. pmc Chromosome substitution reveals the genetic basis of Dahl salt-sensitive hypertension and renal disease
    David L Mattson
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 295:F837-42. 2008
  7. pmc Exploring genetic, genomic, and phenotypic data at the rat genome database
    Stanley J F Laulederkind
    Human and Molecular Genetics Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Curr Protoc Bioinformatics . 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Chromosomal mapping of the genetic basis of hypertension and renal disease in FHH rats
    David L Mattson
    Dept of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 293:F1905-14. 2007
  9. pmc Sex-specific differences in chromosome-dependent regulation of vascular reactivity in female consomic rat strains from a SSxBN cross
    Mary Pat Kunert
    College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53211, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 295:R516-27. 2008
  10. pmc Ontology searching and browsing at the Rat Genome Database
    Stanley J F Laulederkind
    Human and Molecular Genetics Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226 3548, USA
    Database (Oxford) 2012:bas016. 2012

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Publications23

  1. pmc The emerging role for rat models in gene discovery
    Melinda R Dwinell
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 53226, USA
    Mamm Genome 22:466-75. 2011
    ..The strategies used to translate disease traits to genes to function, and, ultimately, to improve human health is discussed. Finally, our perspective on how rat models will continue to positively impact biomedical research is provided...
  2. doi request reprint Postnatal ventilatory response to CO₂ in awake piglets
    M R Dwinell
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 175:49-54. 2011
    ..We conclude that the previously documented apparent critical period of development in piglets between 10 and 15 days of age is not associated with attenuation of the ventilatory response to 5% inspired CO₂...
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetic determinants on rat chromosome 6 modulate variation in the hypercapnic ventilatory response using consomic strains
    M R Dwinell
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    J Appl Physiol 98:1630-8. 2005
    ..Several chromosomal substitutions slightly altered the ventilatory responses to hypoxia and exercise. However, genes on chromosomes 6 and Y of those studied are of primary importance in aspects of ventilatory control currently studied...
  4. pmc Online tools for understanding rat physiology
    Melinda R Dwinell
    Human and Molecular Genetics Center at Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
    Brief Bioinform 11:431-9. 2010
    ..Integrating functional and physiological data with the rat genome will build a solid research platform to facilitate innovative studies to unravel the mechanisms resulting in disease...
  5. pmc The Rat Genome Database 2009: variation, ontologies and pathways
    Melinda R Dwinell
    Department of Physiology and Human and Molecular Genetics Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 37:D744-9. 2009
    ..By curating, storing, integrating, visualizing and promoting rat data, RGD ensures that the investment made into rat genomics and genetics can be leveraged by all interested investigators...
  6. pmc Chromosome substitution reveals the genetic basis of Dahl salt-sensitive hypertension and renal disease
    David L Mattson
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 295:F837-42. 2008
    ..Furthermore, this consomic rat panel provides a stable genetic platform that can facilitate further gene mapping by either linkage studies or the breeding of congenic and subcongenic rats...
  7. pmc Exploring genetic, genomic, and phenotypic data at the rat genome database
    Stanley J F Laulederkind
    Human and Molecular Genetics Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Curr Protoc Bioinformatics . 2012
    ..Curr. Protoc. Bioinform. 40:1.14.1-1.14.27. © 2012 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc...
  8. ncbi request reprint Chromosomal mapping of the genetic basis of hypertension and renal disease in FHH rats
    David L Mattson
    Dept of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 293:F1905-14. 2007
    ..The present data indicate that genes that can modify l-NAME-induced hypertension and proteinuria are on chromosomes 1, 15, 16, 18, and 20...
  9. pmc Sex-specific differences in chromosome-dependent regulation of vascular reactivity in female consomic rat strains from a SSxBN cross
    Mary Pat Kunert
    College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53211, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 295:R516-27. 2008
    ..Our findings are the first to link physiological traits with specific chromosomes in female SS rats and support the idea that sex is an important environmental variable that plays a role in the expression and regulation of genes...
  10. pmc Ontology searching and browsing at the Rat Genome Database
    Stanley J F Laulederkind
    Human and Molecular Genetics Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226 3548, USA
    Database (Oxford) 2012:bas016. 2012
    ..The new ontology search, browser and report features have been designed to enhance both manual data curation and manual data extraction. DATABASE URL: http://rgd.mcw.edu/rgdweb/ontology/search.html...
  11. pmc The updated RGD Pathway Portal utilizes increased curation efficiency and provides expanded pathway information
    G Thomas Hayman
    Rat Genome Database, Human and Molecular Genetics Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Hum Genomics 7:4. 2013
    ..The application increases the information content of diagram pages while expediting publication...
  12. pmc The Rat Genome Database 2013--data, tools and users
    Stanley J F Laulederkind
    Human and Molecular Genetics Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226 3548, USA Tel 1 414 456 7513 Fax 1 414 456 6516 Email
    Brief Bioinform 14:520-6. 2013
    ..The value of RGD continues to grow as more types of data and more tools are added, while reaching more types of end users. ..
  13. pmc PhenoMiner: quantitative phenotype curation at the rat genome database
    Stanley J F Laulederkind
    Human and Molecular Genetics Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Human and Molecular Genetics Center, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226 3548, USA
    Database (Oxford) 2013:bat015. 2013
    ..The curation interface development, as well as ontology development, was an ongoing process during the early stages of the PhenoMiner curation project. Database URL: http://rgd.mcw.edu...
  14. pmc Vascular responses in aortic rings of a consomic rat panel derived from the Fawn Hooded Hypertensive strain
    Mary Pat Kunert
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Physiol Genomics 42:244-58. 2010
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  15. pmc Analysis of disease-associated objects at the Rat Genome Database
    Shur Jen Wang
    Rat Genome Database, Human and Molecular Genetics Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Database (Oxford) 2013:bat046. 2013
    ..Furthermore, we were able to enhance enrichment of neurological diseases by combining 'G-protein coupled receptor binding' annotated genes with 'protein kinase binding' annotated genes. Database URL: http://rgd.mcw.edu..
  16. pmc The Rat Genome Database pathway portal
    Victoria Petri
    Human and Molecular Genetics Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, WI, 53226 3548, USA
    Database (Oxford) 2011:bar010. 2011
    ..The Pathway Portal resources at RGD are presented, and future directions are discussed. Database URL: http://rgd.mcw.edu...
  17. ncbi request reprint Consomic strategies to localize genomic regions related to vascular reactivity in the Dahl salt-sensitive rat
    Mary Pat Kunert
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, College of Nursing, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53211, USA
    Physiol Genomics 26:218-25. 2006
    ..Because the BN chromosome is removed from its native background and the SS rat loses a native chromosome, it is also necessary to consider the contribution of changes in gene-to-gene interaction...
  18. pmc The Rat Genome Database curation tool suite: a set of optimized software tools enabling efficient acquisition, organization, and presentation of biological data
    Stanley J F Laulederkind
    Human and Molecular Genetics Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226 3548, USA
    Database (Oxford) 2011:bar002. 2011
    ..The user interfaces have been adapted to the work routines of the curators, creating a suite of tools that is intuitive and powerful. Database URL: http://rgd.mcw.edu...
  19. ncbi request reprint BN phenome: detailed characterization of the cardiovascular, renal, and pulmonary systems of the sequenced rat
    Anne E Kwitek
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Physiol Genomics 25:303-13. 2006
    ..These data provide a baseline for physiological comparison of traits related to cardiovascular, lung, blood, and renal function in the sequenced BN rats relative to the major strains of rats studied in biomedical research...
  20. ncbi request reprint Do genes on rat chromosomes 9, 13, 16, 18, and 20 contribute to regulation of breathing?
    H V Forster
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, and Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 135:247-61. 2003
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  21. pmc Gene targeting in the rat: advances and opportunities
    Howard J Jacob
    Department of Dermatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Trends Genet 26:510-8. 2010
    ..Here, we provide a high-level description and the potential uses of these new technologies for investigators using the rat for biomedical research...
  22. ncbi request reprint Ventilatory phenotypes among four strains of adult rats
    Matthew R Hodges
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    J Appl Physiol 93:974-83. 2002
    ..Finally, the data establish a foundation for physiological genomic studies aimed at elucidating the genetics of these ventilatory control mechanisms...
  23. pmc Three ontologies to define phenotype measurement data
    Mary Shimoyama
    Human and Molecular Genetics Center, Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Front Genet 3:87. 2012
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