R G Rank

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Characterization of lymphocyte response in the female genital tract during ascending Chlamydial genital infection in the guinea pig model
    R G Rank
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Infect Immun 68:5293-8. 2000
  2. pmc Mouse strain-dependent variation in the course and outcome of chlamydial genital tract infection is associated with differences in host response
    T Darville
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Arkansas Children s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72202, USA
    Infect Immun 65:3065-73. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint Systemic immunization with Hsp60 alters the development of chlamydial ocular disease
    R G Rank
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 36:1344-51. 1995
  4. pmc Susceptibility to reinfection after a primary chlamydial genital infection
    R G Rank
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205 7199
    Infect Immun 56:2243-9. 1988
  5. pmc Does inhibition of tumor necrosis factor alpha affect chlamydial genital tract infection in mice and guinea pigs?
    T Darville
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Arkansas Children s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Infect Immun 68:5299-305. 2000
  6. pmc Identification of homing receptors that mediate the recruitment of CD4 T cells to the genital tract following intravaginal infection with Chlamydia trachomatis
    K A Kelly
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    Infect Immun 65:5198-208. 1997
  7. pmc Initial route of antigen administration alters the T-cell cytokine profile produced in response to the mouse pneumonitis biovar of Chlamydia trachomatis following genital infection
    K A Kelly
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    Infect Immun 64:4976-83. 1996
  8. ncbi request reprint Chlamydial salpingitis in female guinea pigs receiving oral contraceptives
    A L Barron
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205
    Sex Transm Dis 15:169-73. 1988
  9. ncbi request reprint Immunity to reinfection and immunization of male guinea pigs against urethral infection with the agent of guinea pig inclusion conjunctivitis
    T L Patterson
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 23:145-50. 1996
  10. pmc Mouse strain-dependent chemokine regulation of the genital tract T helper cell type 1 immune response
    T Darville
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Arkansas Children s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Infect Immun 69:7419-24. 2001

Collaborators

  • T Darville
  • K A Kelly
  • L S Soderberg
  • R E Mrak
  • U M Nagarajan
  • T D Read
  • D H Haft
  • J Heidelberg
  • L A Umayam
  • N B Federova
  • G S A Myers
  • I T Paulsen
  • H A Carty
  • P M Bavoil
  • M J Beanan
  • R C Brunham
  • S L Salzberg
  • G McClarty
  • W C Nelson
  • R C Hsia
  • E Holtzapple
  • O White
  • C M Fraser
  • J Peterson
  • H Khouri
  • T L Patterson
  • A L Barron
  • H J White
  • J N Pasley

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Characterization of lymphocyte response in the female genital tract during ascending Chlamydial genital infection in the guinea pig model
    R G Rank
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Infect Immun 68:5293-8. 2000
    ....
  2. pmc Mouse strain-dependent variation in the course and outcome of chlamydial genital tract infection is associated with differences in host response
    T Darville
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Arkansas Children s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72202, USA
    Infect Immun 65:3065-73. 1997
    ..Increased TNF-alpha may be beneficial to the host by leading to earlier eradication of infection, thereby preventing infection of the oviduct and thus the major disease sequelae associated with chlamydial infection of the genital tract...
  3. ncbi request reprint Systemic immunization with Hsp60 alters the development of chlamydial ocular disease
    R G Rank
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 36:1344-51. 1995
    ....
  4. pmc Susceptibility to reinfection after a primary chlamydial genital infection
    R G Rank
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205 7199
    Infect Immun 56:2243-9. 1988
    ..In addition, complete immunity to a third infection was not increased in duration when animals had recovered from two previous genital infections...
  5. pmc Does inhibition of tumor necrosis factor alpha affect chlamydial genital tract infection in mice and guinea pigs?
    T Darville
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Arkansas Children s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Infect Immun 68:5299-305. 2000
    ..Blockade of TNF-alpha does not affect the level of infection in mice or guinea pigs, but it may decrease TNF-alpha-induced apoptosis of infiltrating inflammatory cells...
  6. pmc Identification of homing receptors that mediate the recruitment of CD4 T cells to the genital tract following intravaginal infection with Chlamydia trachomatis
    K A Kelly
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    Infect Immun 65:5198-208. 1997
    ..These data suggest that recruitment of CD4 cells to the GT is mediated through LFA-1:ICAM-1 and alpha4beta7:MAdCAM-1-VCAM-1 interactions...
  7. pmc Initial route of antigen administration alters the T-cell cytokine profile produced in response to the mouse pneumonitis biovar of Chlamydia trachomatis following genital infection
    K A Kelly
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    Infect Immun 64:4976-83. 1996
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Chlamydial salpingitis in female guinea pigs receiving oral contraceptives
    A L Barron
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205
    Sex Transm Dis 15:169-73. 1988
    ..Chlamydiae were detected by light and electron microscopy in fallopian tube tissue collected on day 15 following OC-treatment but not in tissue from control animals...
  9. ncbi request reprint Immunity to reinfection and immunization of male guinea pigs against urethral infection with the agent of guinea pig inclusion conjunctivitis
    T L Patterson
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 23:145-50. 1996
    ..In addition, immunization of males with inactivated chlamydial antigen by a parenteral route is able to elicit a protective response to urethral infection with chlamydiae...
  10. pmc Mouse strain-dependent chemokine regulation of the genital tract T helper cell type 1 immune response
    T Darville
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Arkansas Children s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Infect Immun 69:7419-24. 2001
    ..Inhibition of MCP-1 is not beneficial in chlamydial infection because of its pleiotropic effects...
  11. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization of guinea - pig (Cavia porcellus) CD8alpha and CD8beta cDNA
    U M Nagarajan
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Tissue Antigens 63:184-9. 2004
    ....
  12. pmc Genome sequence of Chlamydophila caviae (Chlamydia psittaci GPIC): examining the role of niche-specific genes in the evolution of the Chlamydiaceae
    T D Read
    The Institute for Genomic Research, 9712 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 31:2134-47. 2003
    ..pneumoniae. This crucial addition to the set of completed Chlamydiaceae genome sequences is enabling dissection of the roles played by niche-specific genes in these important bacterial pathogens...