Perkins Mukunyadzi

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Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Identification of a homocysteine receptor in the peripheral endothelium and its role in proliferation
    Hongjiang Chen
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare Systems, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:853-60. 2005
  2. ncbi The level of syndecan-1 expression is a distinguishing feature in behavior between keratoacanthoma and invasive cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
    Perkins Mukunyadzi
    Department of Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Mod Pathol 15:45-9. 2002
  3. ncbi Expression of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma in salivary duct carcinoma: immunohistochemical analysis of 15 cases
    Perkins Mukunyadzi
    Departments of Pathology and Nephrology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Mod Pathol 16:1218-23. 2003
  4. ncbi Concomitant loss of mitochondria and the DNA repair protein hOGG1 in clear cell carcinoma of the kidney
    Perkins Mukunyadzi
    Department of Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72205, U S A
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 11:334-8. 2003
  5. ncbi Induced expression of syndecan-1 in the stroma of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Perkins Mukunyadzi
    Department of Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Mod Pathol 16:796-801. 2003
  6. ncbi Diagnosis of histoplasmosis in urine cytology: reactive urothelial changes, a diagnostic pitfall. Case report and literature review of urinary tract infections
    Perkins Mukunyadzi
    Department of Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 26:243-6. 2002
  7. ncbi Expression of tissue factor in prostate cancer correlates with malignant phenotype
    Varsha Kaushal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 16:1-6. 2008
  8. ncbi Diagnostic value of GLUT-1 immunoreactivity to distinguish benign from malignant cystic squamous lesions of the head and neck in fine-needle aspiration biopsy material
    Michael F Weiner
    Department of Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 31:294-9. 2004
  9. ncbi Thrombin receptor expression is upregulated in prostate cancer
    Varsha Kaushal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and Division of Hematology Oncology, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Prostate 66:273-82. 2006
  10. ncbi The p16 (CDKN2a/INK4a) tumor-suppressor gene in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a promoter methylation and protein expression study in 100 cases
    Lingbao Ai
    Department of Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
    Mod Pathol 16:944-50. 2003

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Publications18

  1. ncbi Identification of a homocysteine receptor in the peripheral endothelium and its role in proliferation
    Hongjiang Chen
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare Systems, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Vasc Surg 41:853-60. 2005
    ..Our objectives were first, to identify NMDAr in rat carotid artery and rat aorta endothelial cells (RAEC); and second, to determine whether homocysteine activates NMDAr in the endothelium...
  2. ncbi The level of syndecan-1 expression is a distinguishing feature in behavior between keratoacanthoma and invasive cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
    Perkins Mukunyadzi
    Department of Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Mod Pathol 15:45-9. 2002
    ..Syndecan-1 expression in KA mirrors that of SCC in situ and normal epidermis, providing a molecular basis that biologically KA may be closely related to SCC in situ but distinctively different from invasive SCC...
  3. ncbi Expression of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma in salivary duct carcinoma: immunohistochemical analysis of 15 cases
    Perkins Mukunyadzi
    Departments of Pathology and Nephrology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Mod Pathol 16:1218-23. 2003
    ..The high-level expression of PPARgamma may provide a potential molecular target for the treatment of salivary duct carcinoma using agonist ligands...
  4. ncbi Concomitant loss of mitochondria and the DNA repair protein hOGG1 in clear cell carcinoma of the kidney
    Perkins Mukunyadzi
    Department of Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72205, U S A
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 11:334-8. 2003
    ..The results correlated with the expression patterns of cytochrome c. The findings indicate that loss of hOGG1 expression may have a role in development or progression of CC-RCC...
  5. ncbi Induced expression of syndecan-1 in the stroma of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Perkins Mukunyadzi
    Department of Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Mod Pathol 16:796-801. 2003
    ..The increased stromal syndecan-1 expression, coupled with its loss from the surface of carcinoma cells, may contribute to tumor cell invasion and the development of metastases...
  6. ncbi Diagnosis of histoplasmosis in urine cytology: reactive urothelial changes, a diagnostic pitfall. Case report and literature review of urinary tract infections
    Perkins Mukunyadzi
    Department of Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 26:243-6. 2002
    ..However, fungal stains performed on the urine specimen showed histoplasma organisms. We conclude that with a high index of suspicion, and the use of special stains, histoplasma organisms can be identified in urine...
  7. ncbi Expression of tissue factor in prostate cancer correlates with malignant phenotype
    Varsha Kaushal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 16:1-6. 2008
    ..58, P=0.0001) and with the stage of the disease (s=0.441, P=0.0001) in these specimens. These data support the role of TF in angiogenesis and disease progression...
  8. ncbi Diagnostic value of GLUT-1 immunoreactivity to distinguish benign from malignant cystic squamous lesions of the head and neck in fine-needle aspiration biopsy material
    Michael F Weiner
    Department of Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 31:294-9. 2004
    ..In conjunction with clinical and radiological correlation, GLUT-1 immunoreactivity can be an important diagnostic aid when the cytological findings are ambiguous...
  9. ncbi Thrombin receptor expression is upregulated in prostate cancer
    Varsha Kaushal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and Division of Hematology Oncology, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Prostate 66:273-82. 2006
    ..Aberrant expression of protease-activated receptors (PARs) has been associated with increased angiogenesis, tumor growth, and metastasis of various cancers. We assessed the status of PAR1 expression in prostate cancer...
  10. ncbi The p16 (CDKN2a/INK4a) tumor-suppressor gene in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a promoter methylation and protein expression study in 100 cases
    Lingbao Ai
    Department of Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
    Mod Pathol 16:944-50. 2003
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  11. ncbi A morphologic and statistical comparative study of small-cell carcinoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in fine-needle aspiration biopsy material from lymph nodes
    Luis E de Las Casas
    Department of Pathology University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Central Arkansas Veteran s Health Care System, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 31:229-34. 2004
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  12. ncbi Malignant melanoma metastatic to the liver. A cytomorphologic comparative study to identify reproducible diagnostic criteria
    Luis E de Las Casas
    Departments of Pathology and of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Central Arkansas Veterans Health Care System, Little Rock, USA
    Acta Cytol 48:32-8. 2004
    ..To establish cytomorphologic criteria that might facilitate the identification of malignant melanoma (MM) cells with epithelioid (nevoid) morphology, in fine needle aspiration biopsy material from the liver...
  13. ncbi Promoter hypermethylation: an important epigenetic mechanism for hMLH1 gene inactivation in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Kela Liu
    Department of Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:548-53. 2002
    ..Lack of hMLH1 protein expression has been found in a subset of head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCCs). The purpose of this study was to investigate whether promoter hypermethylation causes hMLH1 gene inactivation in HNSCCs...
  14. ncbi Diagnostic utility of renal cell carcinoma marker in cytopathology
    Neriman Gokden
    Department of Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 11:116-9. 2003
    ..RCC antibody has not been studied in hepatocellular carcinoma, and the significance of positivity observed in some of our cases is unclear...
  15. ncbi Review of fine-needle aspiration cytology of salivary gland neoplasms, with emphasis on differential diagnosis
    Perkins Mukunyadzi
    Department of Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 118:S100-15. 2002
    ..In this review, the cytologic features of the major salivary gland neoplasms, the differential diagnoses, and the salient points that, if examined carefully, help achieve a specific diagnosis are discussed...
  16. ncbi Stage-specific characterization of the vascular endothelial growth factor axis in prostate cancer: expression of lymphangiogenic markers is associated with advanced-stage disease
    Varsha Kaushal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 11:584-93. 2005
    ..We characterized, at the mRNA and protein levels, the expression of VEGF-A and VEGF-D and their cognate receptors, VEGFR-1, VEGFR-2, and VEGFR-3 in early- and advanced-stage prostate cancer specimens...
  17. ncbi Fine-needle aspiration biopsy cytology of malignant neoplasms of the sinonasal tract
    Jay C Helsel
    Department of Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Cancer 99:105-12. 2003
    ..The role of fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) and the cytomorphologic features of these tumors have not been specifically addressed...
  18. ncbi Extensive somatic mitochondrial mutations in primary prostate cancer using laser capture microdissection
    Junjian Z Chen
    Division of Molecular Epidemiology, National Center for Toxicological Research, Food and Drug Administration, Jefferson, Arkansas 72079, USA
    Cancer Res 62:6470-4. 2002
    ..Inspection of these mutations provides new insights into prostate cancer genetics and reveals unique patterns of somatic mutations in prostatic neoplastic lesions...