Awasthi Shanjana

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Transfection of murine dendritic cell line (JAWS II) by a nonviral transfection reagent
    Shanjana Awasthi
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Biotechniques 35:600-2, 604. 2003
  2. pmc Cytotoxic isolates of Helicobacter pylori from peptic ulcer diseases decrease K+-dependent ATPase activity in HeLa cells
    Awasthi Shanjana
    Department of Microbiology, Sanjay Gandhi P, G, Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, UP, India
    BMC Gastroenterol 3:31. 2003
  3. pmc Coccidioides posadasii infection alters the expression of pulmonary surfactant proteins (SP)-A and SP-D
    Shanjana Awasthi
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Respir Res 5:28. 2004
  4. ncbi Differences in expression of cell surface co-stimulatory molecules, Toll-like receptor genes and secretion of IL-12 by bone marrow-derived dendritic cells from susceptible and resistant mouse strains in response to Coccidioides posadasii
    Shanjana Awasthi
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Cell Immunol 231:49-55. 2004
  5. ncbi Efficacy of antigen 2/proline-rich antigen cDNA-transfected dendritic cells in immunization of mice against Coccidioides posadasii
    Shanjana Awasthi
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Immunol 175:3900-6. 2005
  6. doi Susceptibility of TLR4-defective C3H/HeJ mice to Coccidioides posadasii infection
    Shanjana Awasthi
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Med Mycol 48:470-5. 2010
  7. ncbi Immunophenotype and functions of fetal baboon bone-marrow derived dendritic cells
    Shanjana Awasthi
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Cell Immunol 240:31-40. 2006

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi Transfection of murine dendritic cell line (JAWS II) by a nonviral transfection reagent
    Shanjana Awasthi
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Biotechniques 35:600-2, 604. 2003
    ..In addition, the flexibility of this agent for expressing multiple antigens (GFP and C. immitis Ag2) offers an advantage of delivering multiple immunogens...
  2. pmc Cytotoxic isolates of Helicobacter pylori from peptic ulcer diseases decrease K+-dependent ATPase activity in HeLa cells
    Awasthi Shanjana
    Department of Microbiology, Sanjay Gandhi P, G, Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, UP, India
    BMC Gastroenterol 3:31. 2003
    ..In this work, we studied variation in H. pylori isolates from Indian dyspeptic patients on the basis of cytotoxin production and associated changes in K+-dependent ATPase (one of its targets) enzyme activity in HeLa cells...
  3. pmc Coccidioides posadasii infection alters the expression of pulmonary surfactant proteins (SP)-A and SP-D
    Shanjana Awasthi
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Respir Res 5:28. 2004
    ..Pulmonary surfactant proteins (SP)-A and SP-D have been recognized to play an important role in binding and phagocytosis of various microorganisms, but their roles in Coccidioides infection are not known...
  4. ncbi Differences in expression of cell surface co-stimulatory molecules, Toll-like receptor genes and secretion of IL-12 by bone marrow-derived dendritic cells from susceptible and resistant mouse strains in response to Coccidioides posadasii
    Shanjana Awasthi
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Cell Immunol 231:49-55. 2004
    ..The data suggest that the differences in the activation status of DC in DBA/2 and BALB/c mice may be responsible for the discrepancy in their susceptibility to C. posadasii...
  5. ncbi Efficacy of antigen 2/proline-rich antigen cDNA-transfected dendritic cells in immunization of mice against Coccidioides posadasii
    Shanjana Awasthi
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Immunol 175:3900-6. 2005
    ..The results suggest that the DCs have a potent immunostimulatory activity, and immunization with DCs transfected with Ag2/proline-rich Ag-cDNA induces protective immunity against C. posadasii in C57BL6 mice...
  6. doi Susceptibility of TLR4-defective C3H/HeJ mice to Coccidioides posadasii infection
    Shanjana Awasthi
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Med Mycol 48:470-5. 2010
    ..05). Our results suggest that the TLR4 may not be involved in inducing protective host defense against C. posadasii, but it appears to be critical for fungal dissemination...
  7. ncbi Immunophenotype and functions of fetal baboon bone-marrow derived dendritic cells
    Shanjana Awasthi
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Cell Immunol 240:31-40. 2006
    ..These results suggest that compared to adult BMDCs, fetal baboon BMDCs are less efficient in mounting immune response against Gram-negative bacterial stimuli...