Egle Bytautiene

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Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint In utero programming of adult vascular function in transgenic mice lacking low-density lipoprotein receptor
    Josje Langenveld
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maxima Medical Centre, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:165.e1-5. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Long-term maternal cardiovascular function in a mouse model of sFlt-1-induced preeclampsia
    Egle Bytautiene
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1062, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 298:H189-93. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Prepregnancy obesity and sFlt1-induced preeclampsia in mice: developmental programming model of metabolic syndrome
    Egle Bytautiene
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:398.e1-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint IgE-independent mast cell activation augments contractility of nonpregnant and pregnant guinea pig myometrium
    Egle Bytautiene
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1062, USA
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 147:140-6. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The effect of a mast cell degranulating agent on vascular resistance in the human placental vascular bed and on the tone of isolated placental vessels
    Egle Bytautiene
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1062, USA
    Reprod Sci 15:26-32. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Degranulation of uterine mast cell modifies contractility of isolated myometrium from pregnant women
    Egle Bytautiene
    Division of Reproductive Sciences, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Tex, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1705-10. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Endothelial growth factor therapy improves preeclampsia-like manifestations in a murine model induced by overexpression of sVEGFR-1
    Julio Mateus
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 301:H1781-7. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Challenge with ovalbumin antigen increases uterine and cervical contractile activity in sensitized guinea pigs
    Egle Bytautiene
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:658.e1-6. 2008
  9. pmc In vitro myometrial contractility profiles of different pharmacological agents used for induction of labor
    Giuseppe Chioss
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0144, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:699-704. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Gender-specific effect of overexpression of sFlt-1 in pregnant mice on fetal programming of blood pressure in the offspring later in life
    Fangxian Lu
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX 77555 1062, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:418.e1-5. 2007

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint In utero programming of adult vascular function in transgenic mice lacking low-density lipoprotein receptor
    Josje Langenveld
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maxima Medical Centre, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:165.e1-5. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the role of maternal hypercholesterolemia in fetal programming of adult vascular function using transgenic mice lacking the low-density lipoprotein receptor (LDLR)...
  2. doi request reprint Long-term maternal cardiovascular function in a mouse model of sFlt-1-induced preeclampsia
    Egle Bytautiene
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1062, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 298:H189-93. 2010
    ..Our findings favor the hypothesis that increased cardiovascular diseases in women with history of preeclampsia are likely the result of preexisting risk factors common to preeclampsia and cardiovascular diseases...
  3. doi request reprint Prepregnancy obesity and sFlt1-induced preeclampsia in mice: developmental programming model of metabolic syndrome
    Egle Bytautiene
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:398.e1-8. 2011
    ..We sought to establish a model of fetal programming of metabolic syndrome by exposure to soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 (sFlt1)-induced preeclampsia (PE) and preexisting maternal obesity (MO)...
  4. doi request reprint IgE-independent mast cell activation augments contractility of nonpregnant and pregnant guinea pig myometrium
    Egle Bytautiene
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1062, USA
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 147:140-6. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that IgE-independent mast cell degranulation could increase uterine contractility...
  5. doi request reprint The effect of a mast cell degranulating agent on vascular resistance in the human placental vascular bed and on the tone of isolated placental vessels
    Egle Bytautiene
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1062, USA
    Reprod Sci 15:26-32. 2008
    ..This could impair placental blood flow and result in growth restriction in fetuses of women with type l hypersensitivity reactions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Degranulation of uterine mast cell modifies contractility of isolated myometrium from pregnant women
    Egle Bytautiene
    Division of Reproductive Sciences, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Tex, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1705-10. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to test that uterine mast cell degranulation alters human myometrial contractility in vitro and to define what mediators are involved in this process...
  7. doi request reprint Endothelial growth factor therapy improves preeclampsia-like manifestations in a murine model induced by overexpression of sVEGFR-1
    Julio Mateus
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 301:H1781-7. 2011
    ..Modulation of VEGF pathway turns into a promising therapeutic approach of preeclampsia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Challenge with ovalbumin antigen increases uterine and cervical contractile activity in sensitized guinea pigs
    Egle Bytautiene
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:658.e1-6. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to investigate the effects of ovalbumin challenge on uterine and cervical contractility, intrauterine pressure, and uterine electromyography activity in sensitized guinea pigs...
  9. pmc In vitro myometrial contractility profiles of different pharmacological agents used for induction of labor
    Giuseppe Chioss
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0144, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:699-704. 2012
    ..To investigate the effects of different pharmacological induction agents on myometrial contractility...
  10. ncbi request reprint Gender-specific effect of overexpression of sFlt-1 in pregnant mice on fetal programming of blood pressure in the offspring later in life
    Fangxian Lu
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX 77555 1062, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:418.e1-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether fetal programming of adult blood pressure is altered in a previously characterized mouse model of preeclampsia that was induced by sFlt-1...
  11. doi request reprint Effect of maternal body mass index on in vitro response to tocolytics in term myometrium
    Giuseppe Chiossi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:261.e1-5. 2010
    ..We sought to investigate the effect of body mass index (BMI) on in vitro response to tocolytics...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of histamine on phasic and tonic contractions of isolated uterine tissue from pregnant women
    Egle Bytautiene
    Division of Reproductive Sciences, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Tex 77555, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:774-8. 2003
    ..To enhance our understanding of the uterotonic effect of histamine, we compared the effects of histamine on spontaneous phasic and tonic contractile activity of uterine strips from term pregnant nonlaboring women...
  13. pmc The effects of prostaglandin E1 and prostaglandin E2 on in vitro myometrial contractility and uterine structure
    Giuseppe Chiossi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0144, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:615-22. 2012
    ..To estimate the effects of prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) and E2 (PGE2) on myometrial contractility and structure in vitro...
  14. doi request reprint Using pravastatin to improve the vascular reactivity in a mouse model of soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1-induced preeclampsia
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:114-20. 2010
    ..To estimate the effects of pravastatin on the altered vascular function in a mouse model of preeclampsia induced by overexpression of soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 (sFlt-1)...
  15. doi request reprint The effect of prepregnancy obesity and sFlt-1-induced preeclampsia-like syndrome on fetal programming of adult vascular function in a mouse model
    Benjamin D Byers
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:432.e1-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that prepregnancy obesity and soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 (sFlt-1)-induced preeclampsia lead to altered vascular function in the offspring later in life...
  16. doi request reprint Does sildenafil citrate affect myometrial contractile response to nifedipine in vitro?
    Giuseppe Chiossi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:252.e1-5. 2010
    ..We sought to test the hypothesis that sildenafil citrate (SC) at low concentrations potentiates the tocolytic effects of nifedipine in vitro...
  17. ncbi request reprint Proteinase-activated receptor-2 activation induces uterine contractility in term pregnant rats that is not dependent on mast cell activation and cyclo-oxygenase products
    Holger Maul
    Division of Reproductive Sciences, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77755 1062, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:1498-502; discussion 1502-3. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of proteinase-activated receptor-2 (PAR-2) activation on the contractility of uterine tissues from term pregnant rats and the role of mast cells and prostaglandins in such an effect...
  18. doi request reprint Effects of pravastatin on mediators of vascular function in a mouse model of soluble Fms-like tyrosine kinase-1-induced preeclampsia
    Karin A Fox
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:366.e1-5. 2011
    ..We sought to investigate the mechanisms of action by which pravastatin improves vascular reactivity in a mouse model of preeclampsia induced by overexpression of soluble Fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 (sFlt)-1...
  19. ncbi request reprint Structural and functional comparison of mast cells in the pregnant versus nonpregnant human uterus
    Robert E Garfield
    Division of Reproductive Sciences, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1062, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:261-7. 2006
    ..To characterize uterine mast cells and investigate uterine muscle strips contractile responses to challenge with an allergen in nonpregnant and pregnant women...
  20. ncbi request reprint Induction of premature labor and delivery by allergic reaction and prevention by histamine H1 receptor antagonist
    Egle Bytautiene
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 1062, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1356-61. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether type I hypersensitivity can induce preterm labor and delivery that may be prevented by the administration of an H 1 receptor antagonist or a mast-cell stabilizer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Endogenous mast cell degranulation modulates cervical contractility in the guinea pig
    Egle Bytautiene
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Sciences, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 1062, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:438-45. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of endogenous mast cell degranulation on the contractility of isolated cervical strips from nonpregnant and pregnant guinea pigs...
  22. doi request reprint Hyaluronidase modifies the biomechanical properties of the rat cervix and shortens the duration of labor independent of myometrial contractility
    Benjamin D Byers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:596.e1-5. 2010
    ..To investigate the effect of intracervical hyaluronidase on the biomechanical properties of the cervix and on uterine contractility...
  23. pmc The expression of antioxidant enzymes in a mouse model of fetal alcohol syndrome
    Nathan Drever
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:358.e19-22. 2012
    ..Our objective was to evaluate if prenatal alcohol exposure decreased the expression of antioxidant enzymes in the brain, liver, or placenta of fetal mice...
  24. pmc The role of NADPH oxidase in a mouse model of fetal alcohol syndrome
    Alexandria J Hill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 210:466.e1-5. 2014
    ..Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidase (NOX) is an enzyme involved in the production of reactive oxygen species. Our objective was to evaluate NOX in the fetal brain of a well-validated mouse model of FAS...
  25. doi request reprint Fetal programming: Early-life modulations that affect adult outcomes
    Nathan Drever
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555 0587, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 10:453-9. 2010
    ..We also present recent studies from our laboratory that strengthen these observations. It is our hope that the reader will come away with a current view of fetal programming in asthma...
  26. pmc Pioglitazone therapy in mouse offspring exposed to maternal obesity
    Arshag Kalanderian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:308.e1-7. 2013
    ..We hypothesize that PIO therapy will improve the metabolic status of offspring exposed to maternal obesity in a mouse model developmentally programmed for metabolic syndrome...
  27. pmc Long-term alterations in maternal plasma proteome after sFlt1-induced preeclampsia in mice
    Egle Bytautiene
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:388.e1-388.e10. 2013
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