Kenneth W Hunter

Summary

Affiliation: University of Nevada
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Western blot can distinguish natural and acquired antibodies to Mycoplasma agassizii in the desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii)
    Kenneth W Hunter
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 75:464-71. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Murine mammary carcinoma 4T1 induces a leukemoid reaction with splenomegaly: association with tumor-derived growth factors
    Kenneth W Hunter
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    Exp Mol Pathol 82:12-24. 2007
  3. pmc The mouse mammary carcinoma 4T1: characterization of the cellular landscape of primary tumours and metastatic tumour foci
    Sally A Dupré
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    Int J Exp Pathol 88:351-60. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Microenvironment of the murine mammary carcinoma 4T1: endogenous IFN-gamma affects tumor phenotype, growth, and metastasis
    Sally A duPre'
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    Exp Mol Pathol 85:174-88. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Microparticulate beta-glucan upregulates the expression of B7.1, B7.2, B7-H1, but not B7-DC on cultured murine peritoneal macrophages
    Kenneth W Hunter
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    Immunol Lett 93:71-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint IFN-gamma primes macrophages for enhanced TNF-alpha expression in response to stimulatory and non-stimulatory amounts of microparticulate beta-glucan
    Mathew D Berner
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Applied Research Facility, MS 199, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    Immunol Lett 98:115-22. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Conjugation of protein antigen to microparticulate beta-glucan from Saccharomyces cerevisiae: a new adjuvant for intradermal and oral immunizations
    Vanessa K Berner
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 80:1053-61. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Video imaging system for automated shaping and analysis of complex locomotory behavior
    Nelson G Publicover
    Department of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 182:34-42. 2009

Collaborators

  • Sally A Dupré
  • Nelson G Publicover
  • Sally A duPre'
  • Vanessa K Berner
  • Michael E Sura
  • Mathew D Berner
  • L Fernando Guerrero
  • Linda J Hayes
  • Doug Redelman
  • Bryce N Alves

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. doi request reprint Western blot can distinguish natural and acquired antibodies to Mycoplasma agassizii in the desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii)
    Kenneth W Hunter
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 75:464-71. 2008
    ..However, the Western blot technique can distinguish between natural and acquired antibody patterns and can be used to confirm the diagnosis of M. agassizii infections in the desert tortoise...
  2. ncbi request reprint Murine mammary carcinoma 4T1 induces a leukemoid reaction with splenomegaly: association with tumor-derived growth factors
    Kenneth W Hunter
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    Exp Mol Pathol 82:12-24. 2007
    ..The 4T1 tumor may serve as an excellent model for the study of this reaction...
  3. pmc The mouse mammary carcinoma 4T1: characterization of the cellular landscape of primary tumours and metastatic tumour foci
    Sally A Dupré
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    Int J Exp Pathol 88:351-60. 2007
    ..This pathologic presentation correlated with the expression of tumour-derived chemokines...
  4. doi request reprint Microenvironment of the murine mammary carcinoma 4T1: endogenous IFN-gamma affects tumor phenotype, growth, and metastasis
    Sally A duPre'
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    Exp Mol Pathol 85:174-88. 2008
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  5. ncbi request reprint Microparticulate beta-glucan upregulates the expression of B7.1, B7.2, B7-H1, but not B7-DC on cultured murine peritoneal macrophages
    Kenneth W Hunter
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    Immunol Lett 93:71-8. 2004
    ..In addition, because MG also induces the expression of B7-H1, it may enable macrophages to provide a concomitant downregulatory signal to T-lymphocytes expressing PD-1 or related receptors...
  6. ncbi request reprint IFN-gamma primes macrophages for enhanced TNF-alpha expression in response to stimulatory and non-stimulatory amounts of microparticulate beta-glucan
    Mathew D Berner
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Applied Research Facility, MS 199, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    Immunol Lett 98:115-22. 2005
    ..These data suggest that a synergy between IFN-gamma and beta-glucan may have evolved to lower the threshold of sensitivity of the innate immune response to fungal pathogens...
  7. doi request reprint Conjugation of protein antigen to microparticulate beta-glucan from Saccharomyces cerevisiae: a new adjuvant for intradermal and oral immunizations
    Vanessa K Berner
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 80:1053-61. 2008
    ..These results suggest that protein antigens can be conjugated to MG via a carbodiimide linkage and that these conjugates provide an adjuvant effect for stimulating the antibody response to the protein antigens...
  8. doi request reprint Video imaging system for automated shaping and analysis of complex locomotory behavior
    Nelson G Publicover
    Department of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 182:34-42. 2009
    ..In this paper we describe the instrumentation and software developed, demonstrate the use of ACROBAT to shape a specific topography, and show how the system can be used to facilitate the study of arthritic pain in mice...