V G Chinchar

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Affiliation: University of Mississippi Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Family Iridoviridae: poor viral relations no longer
    V G Chinchar
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 328:123-70. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Inactivation of viruses infecting ectothermic animals by amphibian and piscine antimicrobial peptides
    V G Chinchar
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39211, USA
    Virology 323:268-75. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Induction of apoptosis in frog virus 3-infected cells
    V G Chinchar
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Virology 306:303-12. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Ranaviruses (family Iridoviridae): emerging cold-blooded killers
    V G Chinchar
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson 39216 4505, USA
    Arch Virol 147:447-70. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Inactivation of frog virus 3 and channel catfish virus by esculentin-2P and ranatuerin-2P, two antimicrobial peptides isolated from frog skin
    V G Chinchar
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216, USA
    Virology 288:351-7. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Identification and expression analysis of cDNAs encoding channel catfish type I interferons
    Scott Long
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, 39216, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 21:42-59. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint MHC class I genes of the channel catfish: sequence analysis and expression
    A B Antao
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Immunogenetics 49:303-11. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Channel catfish reovirus (CRV) inhibits replication of channel catfish herpesvirus (CCV) by two distinct mechanisms: viral interference and induction of an anti-viral factor
    V G Chinchar
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson 39216, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 33:77-85. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Identification and expression analysis of interferon gamma genes in channel catfish
    Ivanka Milev-Milovanovic
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Immunogenetics 58:70-80. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Expression profiles of cloned channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) lymphoid cell lines and mixed lymphocyte cultures
    S Majji
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, United States
    Dev Comp Immunol 33:224-34. 2009

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Family Iridoviridae: poor viral relations no longer
    V G Chinchar
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 328:123-70. 2009
    ..Herein we describe the molecular and genetic basis of viral replication, pathogenesis, and immunity, and discuss viral ecology with reference to members from each of the invertebrate and vertebrate genera...
  2. ncbi request reprint Inactivation of viruses infecting ectothermic animals by amphibian and piscine antimicrobial peptides
    V G Chinchar
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39211, USA
    Virology 323:268-75. 2004
    ..These results extend our previous findings and strongly suggest that various amphibian and piscine AMPs may play important roles in protecting fish and amphibians from pathogenic viruses...
  3. ncbi request reprint Induction of apoptosis in frog virus 3-infected cells
    V G Chinchar
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Virology 306:303-12. 2003
    ..However, it remains to be determined if virion attachment to target cells is sufficient to induce cell death, or if apoptosis is triggered directly or indirectly by one or more virion-associated proteins...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ranaviruses (family Iridoviridae): emerging cold-blooded killers
    V G Chinchar
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson 39216 4505, USA
    Arch Virol 147:447-70. 2002
    ..In light of the above, it is clear that ranaviruses are no longer orphan viruses, and that they have a significant impact on diverse populations of ectothermic animals...
  5. ncbi request reprint Inactivation of frog virus 3 and channel catfish virus by esculentin-2P and ranatuerin-2P, two antimicrobial peptides isolated from frog skin
    V G Chinchar
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216, USA
    Virology 288:351-7. 2001
    ..This is the first report linking amphibian antimicrobial peptides with protection from an amphibian viral pathogen and suggests that these compounds may play a role in maintaining amphibian health...
  6. ncbi request reprint Identification and expression analysis of cDNAs encoding channel catfish type I interferons
    Scott Long
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, 39216, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 21:42-59. 2006
    ..While it is likely that CF IFNs represent Type I IFNs, several characteristics preclude assigning these cytokines to any particular subfamily...
  7. ncbi request reprint MHC class I genes of the channel catfish: sequence analysis and expression
    A B Antao
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Immunogenetics 49:303-11. 1999
    ..This latter finding is the first direct evidence for the cell surface association of beta2m with the MHC class I alpha chain on teleost cells and supports the notion that functional MHC class I proteins exist in teleosts...
  8. ncbi request reprint Channel catfish reovirus (CRV) inhibits replication of channel catfish herpesvirus (CCV) by two distinct mechanisms: viral interference and induction of an anti-viral factor
    V G Chinchar
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson 39216, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 33:77-85. 1998
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  9. ncbi request reprint Identification and expression analysis of interferon gamma genes in channel catfish
    Ivanka Milev-Milovanovic
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Immunogenetics 58:70-80. 2006
    ..Collectively, these studies indicate that Siluriformes possess two evolutionarily conserved IFN-gamma genes and demonstrate that CF possess three key elements of the innate immune response: NK cells and types I and II IFN...
  10. doi request reprint Expression profiles of cloned channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) lymphoid cell lines and mixed lymphocyte cultures
    S Majji
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, United States
    Dev Comp Immunol 33:224-34. 2009
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  11. ncbi request reprint Genomic organization and differential expression of channel catfish MHC class I genes
    A B Antao
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 25:579-95. 2001
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  12. pmc Transcriptome analysis of Frog virus 3, the type species of the genus Ranavirus, family Iridoviridae
    S Majji
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Ctr, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Virology 391:293-303. 2009
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  13. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity of channel catfish CTL with respect to target recognition and cytotoxic mechanisms employed
    H Zhou
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    J Immunol 167:1325-32. 2001
    ..Consistent with the presumed use of a secretory pathway, both groups of CTL possess putative lytic granules. These results suggest that catfish CTL show heterogeneity with respect to target recognition and cytotoxic mechanisms...
  14. doi request reprint Antisense approaches for elucidating ranavirus gene function in an infected fish cell line
    D S Whitley
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, United States
    Dev Comp Immunol 35:937-48. 2011
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  15. ncbi request reprint Identification of a cDNA encoding channel catfish interferon
    Scott Long
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 28:97-111. 2004
    ..To confirm these results, recombinant CF IFN was synthesized in COS-7 cells and shown to have antiviral activity in CCO cells. Collectively, these results argue strongly that the identified catfish cDNA is an IFN homolog...
  16. ncbi request reprint Activation of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) T cells involves NFAT-like transcription factors
    H Park
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 26:775-84. 2002
    ..These results suggest that cytokines are involved in the activation of teleost T cells, and argue that T cell activation processes are conserved over a wide phylogenetic distance...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cloning, sequence analysis, and expression of the major capsid protein of the iridovirus frog virus 3
    J Mao
    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, 39216, USA
    Virology 216:431-6. 1996
    ..These results indicate that iridoviruses possess an evolutionarily related major capsid protein and provide information useful not only in studies of viral gene expression, but also in characterizing newly isolated iridoviruses...
  18. ncbi request reprint Molecular identification and expression analysis of tumor necrosis factor in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    J Zou
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 2TZ, UK
    Dev Comp Immunol 27:845-58. 2003
    ..These results demonstrate that a catfish homolog of TNFalpha has been identified, and indicate that catfish TNFalpha is expressed in catfish in a manner similar to that seen in mammals...