Mark Band

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Affiliation: University of Illinois
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Transcriptome sequencing of the blind subterranean mole rat, Spalax galili: utility and potential for the discovery of novel evolutionary patterns
    Assaf Malik
    Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    PLoS ONE 6:e21227. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Hypoxia-induced BNIP3 expression and mitophagy: in vivo comparison of the rat and the hypoxia-tolerant mole rat, Spalax ehrenbergi
    Mark Band
    W M Keck Center for Comparative and Functional Genomics, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    FASEB J 23:2327-35. 2009
  3. pmc Transcriptome analysis of the spalax hypoxia survival response includes suppression of apoptosis and tight control of angiogenesis
    Assaf Malik
    Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Israel
    BMC Genomics 13:615. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The muscle ankyrin repeat proteins are hypoxia-sensitive: in vivo mRNA expression in the hypoxia-tolerant blind subterranean mole rat, Spalax ehrenbergi
    Mark Band
    WM Keck Center for Comparative and Functional Genomics, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Mol Evol 70:1-12. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Hypoxia associated NMDA receptor 2 subunit composition: developmental comparison between the hypoxia-tolerant subterranean mole-rat, Spalax, and the hypoxia-sensitive rat
    Mark Band
    The W M Keck Center for Comparative and Functional Genomics, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 182:961-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Transcription pattern of p53-targeted DNA repair genes in the hypoxia-tolerant subterranean mole rat Spalax
    Imad Shams
    Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
    J Mol Biol 425:1111-8. 2013
  7. pmc Diversity and strain specificity of plant cell wall degrading enzymes revealed by the draft genome of Ruminococcus flavefaciens FD-1
    Margret E Berg Miller
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6650. 2009
  8. pmc Pronounced cancer resistance in a subterranean rodent, the blind mole-rat, Spalax: in vivo and in vitro evidence
    Irena Manov
    Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Haifa 31095, Israel
    BMC Biol 11:91. 2013
  9. pmc Transcriptional regulation of brain gene expression in response to a territorial intrusion
    Yibayiri O Sanogo
    Integrative Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:4929-38. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Adaptive features of skeletal muscles of mole rats (Spalax ehrenbergi) to intensive activity under subterranean hypoxic conditions
    Aaron Avivi
    Laboratory of Molecular Evolution of Animals, Institute of Evolution, Haifa University, Mount Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Acta Histochem 111:415-9. 2009

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Publications16

  1. pmc Transcriptome sequencing of the blind subterranean mole rat, Spalax galili: utility and potential for the discovery of novel evolutionary patterns
    Assaf Malik
    Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    PLoS ONE 6:e21227. 2011
    ..The results presented here will serve as a valuable resource for future studies aimed at identifying genes and gene regions evolved during the adaptive radiation associated with underground life of the blind mole rat...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hypoxia-induced BNIP3 expression and mitophagy: in vivo comparison of the rat and the hypoxia-tolerant mole rat, Spalax ehrenbergi
    Mark Band
    W M Keck Center for Comparative and Functional Genomics, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    FASEB J 23:2327-35. 2009
    ..Understanding the molecular basis of such adaptations may enhance development of new therapeutic modalities...
  3. pmc Transcriptome analysis of the spalax hypoxia survival response includes suppression of apoptosis and tight control of angiogenesis
    Assaf Malik
    Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Israel
    BMC Genomics 13:615. 2012
    ..The blind subterranean mole rat Spalax is a hypoxia tolerant rodent, which exhibits unique longevity and therefore has invaluable potential in hypoxia and cancer research...
  4. doi request reprint The muscle ankyrin repeat proteins are hypoxia-sensitive: in vivo mRNA expression in the hypoxia-tolerant blind subterranean mole rat, Spalax ehrenbergi
    Mark Band
    WM Keck Center for Comparative and Functional Genomics, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Mol Evol 70:1-12. 2010
    ..Understanding the differences in MARP expression further elucidates mechanisms of hypoxia tolerance with relevance to human ischemic disease...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hypoxia associated NMDA receptor 2 subunit composition: developmental comparison between the hypoxia-tolerant subterranean mole-rat, Spalax, and the hypoxia-sensitive rat
    Mark Band
    The W M Keck Center for Comparative and Functional Genomics, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 182:961-9. 2012
    ..We suggest that indeed the proportional combinations of NMDAR-2 subunits contribute to the ability of the Spalax brain to cope with hypoxic environments...
  6. doi request reprint Transcription pattern of p53-targeted DNA repair genes in the hypoxia-tolerant subterranean mole rat Spalax
    Imad Shams
    Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
    J Mol Biol 425:1111-8. 2013
    ..These results suggest that critical repair functions, which are known to be inhibited under hypoxia in mice, remain active in Spalax, as part of its unique hypoxia tolerance mechanisms...
  7. pmc Diversity and strain specificity of plant cell wall degrading enzymes revealed by the draft genome of Ruminococcus flavefaciens FD-1
    Margret E Berg Miller
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6650. 2009
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  8. pmc Pronounced cancer resistance in a subterranean rodent, the blind mole-rat, Spalax: in vivo and in vitro evidence
    Irena Manov
    Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Haifa 31095, Israel
    BMC Biol 11:91. 2013
    ..Here we addressed the questions of (1) whether Spalax is resistant to chemically-induced tumorigenesis, and (2) whether normal fibroblasts isolated from Spalax possess tumor-suppressive activity...
  9. pmc Transcriptional regulation of brain gene expression in response to a territorial intrusion
    Yibayiri O Sanogo
    Integrative Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:4929-38. 2012
    ..Finally, we found a remarkably close association between gene expression and aggressive behaviour at the individual level. This study sheds light on the molecular mechanisms in the brain that underlie the response to social challenges...
  10. doi request reprint Adaptive features of skeletal muscles of mole rats (Spalax ehrenbergi) to intensive activity under subterranean hypoxic conditions
    Aaron Avivi
    Laboratory of Molecular Evolution of Animals, Institute of Evolution, Haifa University, Mount Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Acta Histochem 111:415-9. 2009
    ..Our results indicate that skeletal muscle in the mole rats appears to have evolved in response to specific environmental demands to permit intensive endurance burrowing activities under conditions of severe or chronic hypoxia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cloning and in vivo expression of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 (Flk1) in the naturally hypoxia-tolerant subterranean mole rat
    Mark Band
    W M Keck Center for Comparative and Functional Genomics, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, USA
    FASEB J 22:105-12. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint They live in the land down under: thyroid function and basal metabolic rate in the Blind Mole Rat, Spalax
    Aaron Avivi
    Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Endocr Res 39:79-84. 2014
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  13. doi request reprint The expression of p53-target genes in the hypoxia-tolerant subterranean mole-rat is hypoxia-dependent and similar to expression patterns in solid tumors
    Mark Band
    The W M Keck Center for Comparative and Functional Genomics, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
    Cell Cycle 9:3347-52. 2010
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  14. pmc The Songbird Neurogenomics (SoNG) Initiative: community-based tools and strategies for study of brain gene function and evolution
    Kirstin Replogle
    Cell and Developmental Biology, Univ, of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA
    BMC Genomics 9:131. 2008
    ..In response, we developed a core set of genomic tools and a novel collaborative strategy to probe gene expression in diverse songbird species and natural contexts...
  15. doi request reprint Gene expression profiling reveals the heterogeneous transcriptional activity of Oct3/4 and its possible interaction with Gli2 in mouse embryonic stem cells
    Yanzhen Li
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Genomics 102:456-67. 2013
    ..Finally, forced activation of Gli2 in mESCs increased their proliferation rate. Collectively, it is suggested with these results that Gli2 may play a novel role in the self-renewal of pluripotent stem cells...
  16. pmc Brain transcriptomic response of threespine sticklebacks to cues of a predator
    Yibayiri O Sanogo
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Ill 61801, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 77:270-85. 2011
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