Mississippi State University

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Organization: Mississippi State University
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. pmc Characterization of a Staphylococcus aureus surface virulence factor that promotes resistance to oxidative killing and infectious endocarditis
    Natalia Malachowa
    Department of Microbiology, Molecular Biology, and Biochemistry, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844, USA
    Infect Immun 79:342-52. 2011
  2. ncbi Evaluation of sticky traps and insecticides to prevent gall induction by Gynaikothrips uzeli Zimmerman (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) on Ficus benjamina
    David W Held
    Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, MS 39532, USA
    Pest Manag Sci 64:133-40. 2008
  3. pmc Prediction of peptides observable by mass spectrometry applied at the experimental set level
    William S Sanders
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mississippi State University, MS, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 8:S23. 2007
  4. ncbi Outer membrane permeability for nonpolar antimicrobial agents underlies extreme susceptibility of Pasteurella multocida to the hydrophobic biocide triclosan
    Matthew L Ellison
    Department of Biological Sciences, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Vet Microbiol 124:310-8. 2007
  5. ncbi Multiple orifice distribution system for placing green lacewing eggs into verticel larval rearing units
    S W Woolfolk
    Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Mississippi State University, MS 39762, USA
    J Econ Entomol 100:283-90. 2007
  6. ncbi Assessing transferable residues from intermittent exposure to flea control collars containing the organophosphate insecticide chlorpyrifos
    Janice E Chambers
    Center for Environmental Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:656-66. 2007
  7. ncbi Shikimic acid accumulation in field-grown corn (Zea mays) following simulated glyphosate drift
    Nathan W Buehring
    Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Mississippi State University, Box 9555, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 55:819-24. 2007
  8. pmc Dopaminergic toxicity of the herbicide atrazine in rat striatal slices
    Nikolay M Filipov
    Center for Environmental Health Sciences, Department of Basic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, MS 39762 6100, USA
    Toxicology 232:68-78. 2007
  9. ncbi Histologic comparison of canine skin biopsies collected using monopolar electrosurgery, CO2 laser, radiowave radiosurgery, skin biopsy punch, and scalpel
    Edward B Silverman
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762 6100, USA
    Vet Surg 36:50-6. 2007
  10. ncbi Release from implicit interference in memory and metamemory: older adults know that they can't let go
    Deborah K Eakin
    Mississippi State University, Department of Psychology, PO BOX 6161, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P340-7. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Prevalence of HIV/STDs among Incarcerated Juveniles
    Angela Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. Hurricane Katrina Effects on Female Adolescent Offenders
    Angela Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. HIV Risk Reduction among Young Incarcerated Females
    Angela Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Role of inflammation in manganese-induced neurotoxicity
    NIKOLAY FILIPOV; Fiscal Year: 2004
  5. Mechanisms of methyl dithiocarbamate immunotoxicity
    Stephen B Pruett; Fiscal Year: 2010
  6. Mechanisms of Immunotoxcity of Chemical Stressors
    Stephen Pruett; Fiscal Year: 2005
  7. MECHANISMS OF IMMUNOSUPPRESSION BY ONE DOSE OF ETHANOL
    Stephen Pruett; Fiscal Year: 2007
  8. Mississippi Youth Tobacco Survey
    Robert McMillen; Fiscal Year: 2007
  9. Mechanisms of methyl dithiocarbamate immunotoxicity
    Stephen B Pruett; Fiscal Year: 2010
  10. MECHANISMS OF IMMUNOSUPPRESSION BY ONE DOSE OF ETHANOL
    Stephen Pruett; Fiscal Year: 2003

Scientific Experts

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. pmc Characterization of a Staphylococcus aureus surface virulence factor that promotes resistance to oxidative killing and infectious endocarditis
    Natalia Malachowa
    Department of Microbiology, Molecular Biology, and Biochemistry, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844, USA
    Infect Immun 79:342-52. 2011
    ..These results, plus the suspected role of the streptococcal homologue in certain diseases such as acute rheumatic fever, suggest that SOK plays an important role in cardiovascular and other staphylococcal infections...
  2. ncbi Evaluation of sticky traps and insecticides to prevent gall induction by Gynaikothrips uzeli Zimmerman (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) on Ficus benjamina
    David W Held
    Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, MS 39532, USA
    Pest Manag Sci 64:133-40. 2008
    ..Adult thrips induce leaves to fold permanently along the midvein, making it a significant pest of weeping fig. Studies were initiated to determine monitoring methods and establish control recommendations...
  3. pmc Prediction of peptides observable by mass spectrometry applied at the experimental set level
    William S Sanders
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mississippi State University, MS, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 8:S23. 2007
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  4. ncbi Outer membrane permeability for nonpolar antimicrobial agents underlies extreme susceptibility of Pasteurella multocida to the hydrophobic biocide triclosan
    Matthew L Ellison
    Department of Biological Sciences, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Vet Microbiol 124:310-8. 2007
    ..Moreover, susceptibility is independent of the presence of capsular material and the biocide is bactericidal in a concentration dependent manner...
  5. ncbi Multiple orifice distribution system for placing green lacewing eggs into verticel larval rearing units
    S W Woolfolk
    Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Mississippi State University, MS 39762, USA
    J Econ Entomol 100:283-90. 2007
    ..9% by using the MOD system). This mechanical system significantly reduced the labor and time involved in the process and would cost under $3500. In addition, this new system could be modified for distribution of other insect eggs...
  6. ncbi Assessing transferable residues from intermittent exposure to flea control collars containing the organophosphate insecticide chlorpyrifos
    Janice E Chambers
    Center for Environmental Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:656-66. 2007
    ..4+/-0.8 and 6.9+/-0.5 ng/mg creatinine before collar placement). Therefore, there was little evidence that the use of this flea collar contributed to enhanced CP exposure of either children or adults...
  7. ncbi Shikimic acid accumulation in field-grown corn (Zea mays) following simulated glyphosate drift
    Nathan W Buehring
    Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Mississippi State University, Box 9555, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 55:819-24. 2007
    ..Visual injury ratings 14 DAA were a slightly better indicator of potential yield losses (r = 0.93) than shikimic acid accumulation in field-grown corn whorls (r = 0.8-0.86)...
  8. pmc Dopaminergic toxicity of the herbicide atrazine in rat striatal slices
    Nikolay M Filipov
    Center for Environmental Health Sciences, Department of Basic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, MS 39762 6100, USA
    Toxicology 232:68-78. 2007
    ..Taken together, results from this study suggest that ATR decreases tissue DA levels not by affecting TH activity, but possibly by interfering with the vesicular storage and/or cellular uptake of DA...
  9. ncbi Histologic comparison of canine skin biopsies collected using monopolar electrosurgery, CO2 laser, radiowave radiosurgery, skin biopsy punch, and scalpel
    Edward B Silverman
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762 6100, USA
    Vet Surg 36:50-6. 2007
    ..To compare the histologic appearance of canine skin biopsies collected by use of a scalpel, skin biopsy punch, monopolar electrosurgery, CO2 laser, and radio wave radiosurgery in fully rectified wave form (RWRS)...
  10. ncbi Release from implicit interference in memory and metamemory: older adults know that they can't let go
    Deborah K Eakin
    Mississippi State University, Department of Psychology, PO BOX 6161, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P340-7. 2006
    ..Both groups had equivalent metamemory accuracy and sensitivity, indicating that the monitoring of learning prior to a test reflected the effects of implicit interference and is not impaired by aging...
  11. ncbi Learning evidence-based veterinary medicine through development of a critically appraised topic
    Laura E Hardin
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    J Vet Med Educ 33:474-8. 2006
    ..Though some modification in this project will be made in the future, overall it was a worthwhile effort and will remain as an activity in the course...
  12. ncbi Evaporative tunnel cooling of dairy cows in the southeast. I: effect on body temperature and respiration rate
    T R Smith
    Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi 39762, USA
    J Dairy Sci 89:3904-14. 2006
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  13. ncbi Effects of S6-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum inoculation at ten, twenty-two, or forty-five weeks of age on the egg yolk composition of commercial egg-laying hens
    E D Peebles
    Department of Poultry Science, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State 39762, USA
    Poult Sci 85:1502-8. 2006
    ..Variable postpeak alterations in yolk total lipid and fatty acid content occur in response to the timing of S6MG inoculation in layers housed under controlled conditions...
  14. ncbi Satisfaction with mental health care among people with multiple sclerosis in urban and rural areas
    Robert J Buchanan
    Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Mississippi State University, MS 39762, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1206-9. 2006
    ..This study explored urban and rural differences in mental health needs and treatments among people with multiple sclerosis, as well as their satisfaction with access to and quality of mental health care...
  15. ncbi Content, composition, and bioactivity of the essential oils of three basil genotypes as a function of harvesting
    Valtcho D Zheljazkov
    North Mississippi Research and Extension Center, Mississippi State University, 5421 Highway 145 South, Verona, Mississippi 38879, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:380-5. 2008
    ..Minor basil oil constituents (+)-delta-cadinene, 3-carene, alpha-humulene, citral, and (-)- trans-caryophyllene had antileishmanial activity, whereas other constituents were ineffective. None of the oil was cytotoxic to mammalian cells...
  16. doi Quantitative analysis of Streptococcus pneumoniae TIGR4 response to in vitro iron restriction by 2-D LC ESI MS/MS
    Bindu Nanduri
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, MS 39762, USA
    Proteomics 8:2104-14. 2008
    ..The net effect of changes in all these biological processes could increase the virulence of S. pneumoniae TIGR4 during in vivo infection...
  17. doi Canine prostatic disease: a review of anatomy, pathology, diagnosis, and treatment
    J Smith
    Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Theriogenology 70:375-83. 2008
    ..Emphasis is placed on proper diagnostic sampling of the prostate gland, its fluid, and interpretation of findings, as well as emerging medical options for treatment of canine prostatic disease...
  18. ncbi A duplex real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for differentiation between Bolbophorus damnificus and Bolbophorus type II species cercariae
    Matt J Griffin
    Thad Cochran National Warmwater Aquaculture Center, PO Box 197, Stoneville, MS 38776, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 22:615-22. 2010
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  19. doi SSR markers closely associated with genes for resistance to root-knot nematode on chromosomes 11 and 14 of Upland cotton
    Osman A Gutierrez
    Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762 5367, USA
    Theor Appl Genet 121:1323-37. 2010
    ..The SSRs identified in this study should be useful to select plants with high levels of RKN resistance in segregating populations derived from Auburn 623 RNR...
  20. doi Autonomic response to upright tilt in people with and without Down syndrome
    Stamatis Agiovlasitis
    Department of Kinesiology, Mississippi State University, 233 McCarthy Gym, P O Box 6186, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 31:857-63. 2010
    ..These effects may be partially mediated by smaller change in baroreflex sensitivity in individuals with DS. The results support the hypothesis of altered autonomic modulation in people with DS...
  21. doi A null model of community disassembly effects on vector-borne disease risk
    Christopher P Brooks
    Department of Biological Sciences, 114 Harned Hall, PO Box GY, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    J Theor Biol 264:866-73. 2010
    ..The primary value of model is that it can be used to establish upper and lower bounds on the expected change in disease risk with decreasing biodiversity...
  22. pmc Comparing gene annotation enrichment tools for functional modeling of agricultural microarray data
    Bart H J van den Berg
    Department of Basic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS 39762, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 10:S9. 2009
    ..While GOstat, David and Onto-Express could retrieve some significantly enriched terms, EasyGO did not show any significantly enriched terms. There was little agreement about the enriched terms identified by the tools...
  23. doi Effect of milking frequency and dosing interval on the pharmacokinetics of cephapirin after intramammary infusion in lactating dairy cows
    R M Stockler
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61802, USA
    J Dairy Sci 92:4262-75. 2009
    ..Further investigation is needed to determine if milking frequency affects CEPH pharmacokinetics in cows with clinical mastitis...
  24. pmc Ratiometric Raman spectroscopy for quantification of protein oxidative damage
    Dongmao Zhang
    Department of Chemistry, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Anal Biochem 391:121-6. 2009
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  25. pmc Two-stage genome-wide association study identifies integrin beta 5 as having potential role in bull fertility
    Jean M Feugang
    Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    BMC Genomics 10:176. 2009
    ..We performed a comprehensive genome wide analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) for bull fertility followed by a second-stage replication in additional bulls for a restricted set of markers...
  26. ncbi Early-season soybean as a trap crop for stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Arkansas' changing system of soybean production
    J F Smith
    Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Mississippi State University, Box 9775, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Environ Entomol 38:450-8. 2009
    ..This shift in production systems may limit the use of ESPS trap crops for management of stink bugs unless highly coordinated efforts are made to synchronize soybean maturity and control stink bugs in ESPSs across large geographic areas...
  27. doi Wool-waste as organic nutrient source for container-grown plants
    Valtcho D Zheljazkov
    Mississippi State University, North Mississippi Research and Extension Center, Verona, MS 38879, USA
    Waste Manag 29:2160-4. 2009
    ..Results from this study suggest that uncomposted wool wastes can be used as soil amendment, growth medium constituent, and nutrient source for container-grown plants...
  28. doi Antibacterial activity of fresh and processed red muscadine juice and the role of their polar compounds on Escherichia coli O157:H7
    T J Kim
    Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion, Mississippi State University, Mississippi 39762, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 107:533-9. 2009
    ..The objectives of this research were to show the anti-Escherichia coli O157:H7 effect of fresh (FRMJ) and processed red muscadine (Vitis rotundifolia) juice (PRMJ) and to discern the active compounds responsible for anti-E. coli O157:H7...
  29. doi Phytoextraction and accumulation of mercury in three plant species: Indian mustard (Brassica juncea), beard grass (Polypogon monospeliensis), and Chinese brake fern (Pteris vittata)
    Yi Su
    Institute for Clean Energy Technology, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi 39759, USA
    Int J Phytoremediation 10:547-60. 2008
    ..We found that mercury contamination is biologically available for plant uptake and accumulation, even if the original and predominating mercury form is HgS, and also after multiple phytoremediation cycles...
  30. doi Variation of diameter distribution, number density, and area fraction of fibrils within five areas of the rabbit patellar tendon
    Lakiesha N Williams
    Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Mississippi State University, Box 9632, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Ann Anat 190:442-51. 2008
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  31. ncbi Identification, subtyping and virulence determination of Listeria monocytogenes, an important foodborne pathogen
    Dongyou Liu
    Department of Basic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, PO Box 6100, MS 39762 6100, USA
    J Med Microbiol 55:645-59. 2006
    ..monocytogenes strains, and to discuss future research needs pertaining to these important areas of listeriosis...
  32. ncbi Stocking density and physiological adaptive responses of broilers
    J P Thaxton
    Department of Poultry Science, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State 39762, USA
    Poult Sci 85:819-24. 2006
    ..3 kg. Linear trend analyses were used to assess the role of stocking density on each of the physiological parameters. Results indicate that stocking density did not cause physiological adaptive changes indicative of stress...
  33. ncbi Non-digestible oligosaccharides and defense functions: lessons learned from animal models
    R K Buddington
    Department of Biological Sciences, Mississippi State University, 39762 5759, USA
    Br J Nutr 87:S231-9. 2002
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  34. ncbi An exploratory study of the relationship between road rage and crash experience in a representative sample of US drivers
    Elisabeth Wells-Parker
    Social Science Research Center, Mississippi State University, MS 39762, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 34:271-8. 2002
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  35. pmc Transferable residues from dog fur and plasma cholinesterase inhibition in dogs treated with a flea control dip containing chlorpyrifos
    J S Boone
    Center for Environmental Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762 6100, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:1109-14. 2001
    ..Plasma cholinesterase activity did not return to control levels during the 3-week period. The differences between the shampoo and nonshampoo protocols were explained by differences in the techniques of the dip applicators...
  36. ncbi Biochemical alteration of membrane-associated IL-6 RI (80-kDa) in adherent macrophages and vascular endothelium
    C P Coyne
    Veterinary Research Program, Veterinary Pharmacology Research Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, USA
    Mol Immunol 38:347-57. 2001
    ..We conclude that cathepsin-D can generate soluble fragments of IL-6 RI (80-kDa) expressed by both macrophages and vascular endothelium...
  37. ncbi Ontogeny of channel catfish lymphoid organs
    L Petrie-Hanson
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, P O Box 9825, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 81:113-27. 2001
    ..We suggest that the reason for a lack of antibody production until day 21 ph is the poor organization of secondary lymphoid tissue until that age...
  38. pmc Comparative gene expression profiles following UV exposure in wild-type and SOS-deficient Escherichia coli
    J Courcelle
    Department of Biochemistry, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Genetics 158:41-64. 2001
    ..These newly identified UV-responsive genes are discussed with respect to their possible roles in cellular recovery following exposure to UV irradiation...
  39. ncbi Intestinal apical amino acid absorption during development of the pig
    R K Buddington
    Department of Biological Sciences, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762 5759, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 280:R241-7. 2001
    ..The contribution of apparent diffusion to amino acid absorption was lowest at birth, then increased after onset of suckling...
  40. ncbi The effect of air velocity on broiler performance and feed and water consumption
    J D May
    USDA ARS, South Central Poultry Research Laboratory, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762 5367, USA
    Poult Sci 79:1396-400. 2000
    ..The high air velocity had little effect on daily patterns of feed and water consumption. Both feed and water consumption were depressed during the peak of the daily cyclic temperature...
  41. ncbi Albumen height and yolk and embryo compositions in broiler hatching eggs during incubation
    E D Peebles
    Department of Poultry Science, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State 39762, USA
    Poult Sci 79:1373-7. 2000
    ..Differences in yolk fatty acid profiles between AH groups during early incubation may impact subsequent embryo DM weight without associated effects on embryo moisture, protein, or lipid contents...
  42. ncbi Naturally durable heartwood: evidence for a proposed dual defensive function of the extractives
    T P Schultz
    Forest Products Laboratory FWRC, Mississippi State University 39762, USA
    Phytochemistry 54:47-52. 2000
    ..Consequently, we conclude that the combination of a commercial antioxidant and biocide is synergistic. This implies that extractives may protect wood by more than simply being fungicidal...
  43. ncbi Effects of dietary fat type and level on broiler breeder performance
    E D Peebles
    Department of Poultry Science, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State 39762 9665, USA
    Poult Sci 79:629-39. 2000
    ..These data suggest that certain dietary energy and fat regimens may affect BW and eggshell quality without associated effects on EW and hatchability at various breeder ages...
  44. ncbi AIDS knowledge, condom attitudes, and risk-taking sexual behavior of substance-abusing juvenile offenders on probation or parole
    A Robertson
    Social Science Research Center, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State 39762, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 11:450-61. 1999
    ..The relevance of these findings to the development of AIDS prevention programs for juvenile offenders is discussed...
  45. ncbi Intracellular signaling events in superoxide generation and adhesion of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus rafinesque, neutrophils to the extracellular matrix protein fibrinogen
    A J Ainsworth
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 22:173-84. 1998
    ..05) in PDBU-induced intracellular oxygen generation. The role of protein kinase C and phospholipases in channel catfish neutrophil adhesion and superoxide generation are discussed...
  46. ncbi Sex pheromone gland of the female European corn borer moth, Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae): ultrastructural and biochemical evidences
    Peter W K Ma
    Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Mississippi State University, 39762, USA
    Zoolog Sci 19:501-11. 2002
    ..Results of the present study show that the sex pheromone gland of O. nubilalis is restricted to the dorsal aspect of the intersegmental membrane between segments 8-9/10 and is not a ring-gland...
  47. ncbi Effects of formulation on the run-off of imidacloprid from turf
    Kevin L Armbrust
    University of Georgia Georgia Station, 1109 Experiment St, Griffin, GA 30223, USA
    Pest Manag Sci 58:702-6. 2002
    ..The maximum concentration of imidacloprid detected in run-off water was 0.49 mg litre-1 and occurred during the first run-off event...
  48. ncbi ADAPT: a predictive cognitive model of user visual attention and action planning
    S M Doane
    Department of Psychology, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    User Model User-adapt Interact 10:1-45. 2000
    ..The model explains and predicts a significant portion of pilot visual attention and control movements during flight as a function of piloting expertise. Implications for adaptive training systems are discussed...
  49. ncbi Polydipsia and polyuria in a weanling colt caused by nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
    Michael Brashier
    College of Veterinary Medicine, PO Box 6100, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS 39762 6100, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract 22:219-27. 2006
  50. ncbi Gender differences in the prediction of condom use among incarcerated juvenile offenders: testing the Information-Motivation-Behavior Skills (IMB) model
    Angela A Robertson
    Social Science Research Center, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:18-25. 2006
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  51. ncbi Design of a sterile organ culture system for the ex vivo study of aortic heart valves
    James N Warnock
    George W Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Biomech Eng 127:857-61. 2005
    ..The oxygen transfer rate was characterized and sterile operation was achieved over 96 hours. The oxygenation capabilities ensure sufficient oxygen transport to valves, allowing operation for extended periods...
  52. ncbi Phytotoxicity and phytoaccumulation of trivalent and hexavalent chromium in brake fern
    Yi Su
    Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory, Mississippi State University, 205 Research Boulevard, Starkville, Mississippi 39759, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:2019-26. 2005
    ..Our study suggests that Chinese brake fern is a potential candidate for phytoremediation of Cr(VI)-contaminated soils, even though plants showed severe phytotoxic symptoms at higher soil Cr concentrations...
  53. ncbi Immunotoxic effects of short-term atrazine exposure in young male C57BL/6 mice
    Nikolay M Filipov
    Center for Environmental Health Sciences, Department of Basic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762 6100, USA
    Toxicol Sci 86:324-32. 2005
    ..Thus, ATR exposure appears to be detrimental to the immune system of juvenile mice by decreasing cellularity and affecting lymphocyte distribution, with certain effects persisting long after exposure has been terminated...
  54. ncbi Predictors of infection with Chlamydia or gonorrhea in incarcerated adolescents
    Angela A Robertson
    Social Science Research Center, Mississippi State University, MS 39762, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:115-22. 2005
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  55. ncbi Interactive effects of ultraviolet-B radiation and temperature on cotton physiology, growth, development and hyperspectral reflectance
    K Raja Reddy
    Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Photochem Photobiol 79:416-27. 2004
    ..The first-order interactions between temperature, UV-B radiation and leaf age were significant for leaf reflectance. This study suggests a growth- and process-related temperature dependence of sensitivity to UV-B radiation...
  56. ncbi Biological osteosynthesis versus traditional anatomic reconstruction of 20 long-bone fractures using an interlocking nail: 1994-2001
    Christopher L Horstman
    Orthopedic Research Laboratory, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
    Vet Surg 33:232-7. 2004
    ..To observe differences in surgical and healing times as well as complication rates in dogs with a comminuted long-bone fracture stabilized with an interlocking nail (IN) using either anatomic or biologic repair...
  57. ncbi Organophosphates, serine esterase inhibition, and modeling of organophosphate toxicity
    Janice Chambers
    Center for Enviromental Health Sciences, College of Vererinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762, USA
    Toxicol Sci 77:185-7. 2004
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  58. ncbi Response of Vibrio parahaemolyticus 03:K6 to a hot water/cold shock pasteurization process
    L S Andrews
    Coastal Research and Extension Center, Mississippi State University, 2710 Beach Blvd, Suite 1E, Biloxi, MS 39531, USA
    Food Addit Contam 20:331-4. 2003
    ..A total processing time of at least 22 min at 52 degrees C was recommended to reduce this bacterium to non-detectable levels (< 3 g(-1) oyster meat)...
  59. ncbi Effects of ultraviolet-B radiation on cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) morphology and anatomy
    V G Kakani
    Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Box 9555, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    Ann Bot 91:817-26. 2003
    ..The study shows that cotton plants are sensitive to UV-B at both the whole plant and anatomical level...
  60. ncbi Influences of supplemental dietary poultry fat and F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum infection on the early performance of commercial egg laying hens
    E D Peebles
    Department of Poultry Science, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762, USA
    Poult Sci 82:596-602. 2003
    ..5% supplemental dietary P F. More specifically, PF may alleviate reductions in early EP due to FMG...
  61. ncbi An automated rotisserie system for processing Western blots
    P W K Ma
    Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi 38762, USA
    Biotech Histochem 77:283-90. 2002
    ..The quality of the resulting image is comparable to or better than a blot using manual processing. In addition, the prototype is capable of re-collecting all three antisera for future use...
  62. ncbi Cloning and characterization of a cotton lipid transfer protein gene specifically expressed in fiber cells
    D P Ma
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mississippi State University 39762 USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1344:111-4. 1997
    ..The derived amino-acid sequence of LTP6 is 64% homologous to that of GH3. Like the GH3 gene, the Ltp6 is specifically expressed in fiber cells in a temporal manner. However, its expression level is lower than that of GH3...

Research Grants62

  1. Prevalence of HIV/STDs among Incarcerated Juveniles
    Angela Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Grant funds will be used to provide STD screening, STD treatment referral, and HIV testing and counseling to juveniles in detention. ..
  2. Hurricane Katrina Effects on Female Adolescent Offenders
    Angela Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will contribute to the design of prevention interventions for this population to address multiple health problems simultaneously. ..
  3. HIV Risk Reduction among Young Incarcerated Females
    Angela Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results will be useful to juvenile justice administrators and others that work with this high-risk population. ..
  4. Role of inflammation in manganese-induced neurotoxicity
    NIKOLAY FILIPOV; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The long-term goal of the proposed studies is to understand the role of microglia and environmental contaminants in neurodegenerative diseases. ..
  5. Mechanisms of methyl dithiocarbamate immunotoxicity
    Stephen B Pruett; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It is also expected that the detailed study of three important mechanisms of action, which will be examined in each aim, can be generalized to other situations or toxicants that alter these parameters. ..
  6. Mechanisms of Immunotoxcity of Chemical Stressors
    Stephen Pruett; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  7. MECHANISMS OF IMMUNOSUPPRESSION BY ONE DOSE OF ETHANOL
    Stephen Pruett; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Mississippi Youth Tobacco Survey
    Robert McMillen; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  9. Mechanisms of methyl dithiocarbamate immunotoxicity
    Stephen B Pruett; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It is also expected that the detailed study of three important mechanisms of action, which will be examined in each aim, can be generalized to other situations or toxicants that alter these parameters. ..
  10. MECHANISMS OF IMMUNOSUPPRESSION BY ONE DOSE OF ETHANOL
    Stephen Pruett; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These results have implications for human health, because even moderate EtOH consumption increased the incidence of cancer and many persons with EtOH-associated cancers have decreased NK cell function. ..
  11. DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROTOXICITY OF ATRAZINE HERBICIDE
    Russell Carr; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results will be significant because they will fill data gaps on the responses of young animals to a chemical that has a high volume of use but has only recently been demonstrated to be neuroactive. ..
  12. Pesticide Toxicity to the Nervous and Endocrine Systems
    Janice Chambers; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  13. Relationship of Blood Esterases, Pesticide Exposure and Cardiovascular Disease
    Janice Chambers; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..team of basic and clinical researchers in the Center for Environmental Health Sciences at Mississippi State University for research into the environmental factors contributing to the higher mortality of cardiovascular ..
  14. CORE--IMAGING FACILITY
    Scott Willard; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..core abstract not provided ..
  15. PESTICIDE INDUCED DIFFERENTIATION OF BREAST CANCER CELLS
    Scott Willard; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..4. To evaluate whether selected subpopulations of cancer cells (e.g., tamoxifen resistant phenotypes) are more or less responsive to endocrine-active pesticides (alone or in mixtures). ..
  16. DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROTOXICITY OF OP INSECTICIDES
    Janice Chambers; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Metabolism and Age-Related Organophosphate Toxicity
    Janice Chambers; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These results will indicate the contribution of detoxication to toxicity level, and will allow more accurate predictions of age-related differences in toxicity. ..
  18. DEVELOPMENT OF MORE EFFICIENT CHIRAL STATIONARY PHASES
    Tingyu Li; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The chemistry associated with the characterization of chiral stationary phases on silica gel will also be studied. ..
  19. Placental Immunopathology in the FIV-infected Cat Model
    KAREN COATS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The production of immunomodulators will be examined in infected and uninfected pregnant cats. We hope to identify immune parameters promoting in utero viral transmission and fetal damage. ..
  20. Placental Immunopathology in the FIV-infected Cat Model
    KAREN COATS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term goal of this project is to provide the intellectual basis for immune-based intervention strategies to minimize virus-induced placental immunopathology and reproductive failure. ..
  21. Summer Research Experience for Veterinary Students
    Mark Lawrence; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  22. Docking Site Mutations in the Fe-and MoFe-proteins.
    Nara Gavini; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We believe that these studies will provide new insights regarding how the components of this complex metalloenzyme maintain such high specificity in their interactions. ..