Utah State University

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Organization: Utah State University
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Body composition and hematological changes following ascents of Mt. Aconcagua and Mt. Everest
    Dale R Wagner
    Human Movement Science Program, Utah State University, 7000 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322 7000, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 81:1045-8. 2010
  2. ncbi Novel hormone "receptors"
    Ilka Nemere
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences and the Center for Integrated Biosciences, Utah State University, Logan Utah, USA
    J Cell Biochem 103:401-7. 2008
  3. pmc Milk and serum J5-specific antibody responses, milk production change, and clinical effects following intramammary Escherichia coli challenge for J5 vaccinate and control cows
    David J Wilson
    Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14850, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:693-9. 2007
  4. ncbi Effect of previous locoweed (Astragalus and Oxytropis species) intoxication on conditioned taste aversions in horses and sheep
    J A Pfister
    ARS USDA, Logan, UT 84341, USA
    J Anim Sci 85:1836-41. 2007
  5. ncbi TLR3 is essential for the induction of protective immunity against Punta Toro Virus infection by the double-stranded RNA (dsRNA), poly(I:C12U), but not Poly(I:C): differential recognition of synthetic dsRNA molecules
    Brian B Gowen
    Institute for Antiviral Research, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84341, USA
    J Immunol 178:5200-8. 2007
  6. pmc Correlation between breakdown of the blood-brain barrier and disease outcome of viral encephalitis in mice
    Aaron L Olsen
    Institute for Antiviral Research, Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University, 5600 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322 5600, USA
    Antiviral Res 75:104-12. 2007
  7. ncbi Combinatorial ribavirin and interferon alfacon-1 therapy of acute arenaviral disease in hamsters
    Brian B Gowen
    Institute for Antiviral Research, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA
    Antivir Chem Chemother 17:175-83. 2006
  8. ncbi TLR3 deletion limits mortality and disease severity due to Phlebovirus infection
    Brian B Gowen
    Institute for Antiviral Research, Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University, 5600 Old Main, Logan, UT 84322, USA
    J Immunol 177:6301-7. 2006
  9. pmc Comparison of the inhibitory effects of interferon alfacon-1 and ribavirin on yellow fever virus infection in a hamster model
    Justin G Julander
    Institute for Antiviral Research, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 5600, United States
    Antiviral Res 73:140-6. 2007
  10. ncbi A population study of Alzheimer's disease: findings from the Cache County Study on Memory, Health, and Aging
    JoAnn T Tschanz
    Department of Psychology, Center for Epidemiologic Studies, Utah State University, Logan 84322 4440, USA
    Care Manag J 6:107-14. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Behavioral Momentum of Alcohol Self-Administration
    TIMOTHY SHAHAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. Divided Attention and Reinforcement Variables
    TIMOTHY SHAHAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Behavioral Momentum of Alcohol Self-Administration
    Timothy A Shahan; Fiscal Year: 2010
  4. Behavioral Momentum of Alcohol Self-Administration
    TIMOTHY SHAHAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
  5. Alcohol Cues:Opioid Anatagonism/ Behavioral Economics
    TIMOTHY SHAHAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
  6. CH-O HYDROGEN BONDS
    Steve Scheiner; Fiscal Year: 2001
  7. MECHANISMS OF PERIPHERAL FAT DETECTION
    Timothy A Gilbertson; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. MECHANISMS OF PERIPHERAL FAT DETECTION
    TIMOTHY GILBERTSON; Fiscal Year: 2003
  9. Taste Transduction and its Regulation
    TIMOTHY GILBERTSON; Fiscal Year: 2007
  10. AUDITORY PROCESSING OF SPEECH
    DONAL SINEX; Fiscal Year: 1999

Scientific Experts

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. ncbi Body composition and hematological changes following ascents of Mt. Aconcagua and Mt. Everest
    Dale R Wagner
    Human Movement Science Program, Utah State University, 7000 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322 7000, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 81:1045-8. 2010
    ..It took the subject 12 d to reach the summit of Aconcagua, whereas it took 50 d to reach the summit of Everest. The longer duration at higher altitude for the Everest expedition resulted in more dramatic physiological changes...
  2. ncbi Novel hormone "receptors"
    Ilka Nemere
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences and the Center for Integrated Biosciences, Utah State University, Logan Utah, USA
    J Cell Biochem 103:401-7. 2008
    ..In this review we cover the novel receptors for the hormones atrial naturetic hormone, enterostatin, hepcidin, thyroid hormones, estradiol, progesterone, and the vitamin D metabolites 1,25(OH)(2)D(3) and 24,25(OH)(2)D(3)...
  3. pmc Milk and serum J5-specific antibody responses, milk production change, and clinical effects following intramammary Escherichia coli challenge for J5 vaccinate and control cows
    David J Wilson
    Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14850, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:693-9. 2007
    ..Vaccination with J5 was significantly associated with higher production of J5-specific IgG1 and IgG2 in early lactation, reduced SCC, faster clearance of E. coli from milk, and less milk production loss following intramammary challenge...
  4. ncbi Effect of previous locoweed (Astragalus and Oxytropis species) intoxication on conditioned taste aversions in horses and sheep
    J A Pfister
    ARS USDA, Logan, UT 84341, USA
    J Anim Sci 85:1836-41. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi TLR3 is essential for the induction of protective immunity against Punta Toro Virus infection by the double-stranded RNA (dsRNA), poly(I:C12U), but not Poly(I:C): differential recognition of synthetic dsRNA molecules
    Brian B Gowen
    Institute for Antiviral Research, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84341, USA
    J Immunol 178:5200-8. 2007
    ..We conclude that TLR3 is essential to the induction of antiviral activity elicited by poly(I:C(12)U), which does not appear to be recognized by the cytosolic sensor of poly(I:C), melanoma differentiation-associated gene-5...
  6. pmc Correlation between breakdown of the blood-brain barrier and disease outcome of viral encephalitis in mice
    Aaron L Olsen
    Institute for Antiviral Research, Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University, 5600 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322 5600, USA
    Antiviral Res 75:104-12. 2007
    ..In general, it was found that evaluation of BBB permeability was a more sensitive indicator of disease outcome and the antiviral efficacy Ampligen than either weight change or brain viral titers...
  7. ncbi Combinatorial ribavirin and interferon alfacon-1 therapy of acute arenaviral disease in hamsters
    Brian B Gowen
    Institute for Antiviral Research, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA
    Antivir Chem Chemother 17:175-83. 2006
    ..Further, combination therapy reduces the effective dosage of ribavirin, which would serve to limit its toxicity...
  8. ncbi TLR3 deletion limits mortality and disease severity due to Phlebovirus infection
    Brian B Gowen
    Institute for Antiviral Research, Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University, 5600 Old Main, Logan, UT 84322, USA
    J Immunol 177:6301-7. 2006
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  9. pmc Comparison of the inhibitory effects of interferon alfacon-1 and ribavirin on yellow fever virus infection in a hamster model
    Justin G Julander
    Institute for Antiviral Research, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 5600, United States
    Antiviral Res 73:140-6. 2007
    ..Pre- and post-virus exposure treatment with IFN alfacon-1 was efficacious in improving disease in YFV-infected hamsters...
  10. ncbi A population study of Alzheimer's disease: findings from the Cache County Study on Memory, Health, and Aging
    JoAnn T Tschanz
    Department of Psychology, Center for Epidemiologic Studies, Utah State University, Logan 84322 4440, USA
    Care Manag J 6:107-14. 2005
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  11. ncbi Effects of prefeeding, intercomponent-interval food, and extinction on temporal discrimination and pacemaker rate
    Ryan D Ward
    Department of Psychology, 2810 Old Main Hill, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 2810, USA
    Behav Processes 71:297-306. 2006
    ..These results highlight the similarities between disruption of temporal discrimination by pharmacological and nonpharmacological manipulations...
  12. ncbi Influence of calcium, pH, and moisture on protein matrix structure and functionality in direct-acidified nonfat Mozzarella cheese
    D J McMahon
    Western Dairy Center, Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Utah State University, Logan 84322, USA
    J Dairy Sci 88:3754-63. 2005
    ..Thus, between pH 5.3 and 5.8, calcium controls cheese functionality, and pH has only an indirect affect related to its influence on the calcium in cheese...
  13. ncbi PCR diagnostic methods for Ascosphaera infections in bees
    R R James
    USDA ARS Bee Biology and Systematics Laboratory, Logan, UT, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 90:98-103. 2005
    ..Our diagnostic methods eliminate the need for culturing samples, and could be used to process a large number of field collected bee larvae...
  14. ncbi Factors affecting conjugated linoleic acid content in milk and meat
    Tilak R Dhiman
    Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 4815, USA
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 45:463-82. 2005
    ..For this reason, increasing the CLA contents of milk and meat has the potential to raise the nutritive and therapeutic values of dairy products and meat...
  15. ncbi Cigarette smokers show steeper discounting of both food and cigarettes than money
    Amy L Odum
    Department of Psychology, 2810 Old Main Hill, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 2810, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:293-6. 2007
    ..Most importantly, cigarettes and food were discounted to a similar degree. Cigarettes may be steeply discounted in part due to their consumable nature, rather than solely due to withdrawal-related processes...
  16. pmc Covariations of emotional states and alcohol consumption: evidence from 2 years of daily data collection
    Kerstin E E Schroder
    Department of Psychology, Utah State University, 2810 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:2588-602. 2007
    ..The results point to the existence of stable, but diverse drinking patterns among non-clinical alcohol consumers with potentially different implications for development into alcohol abuse and dependence...
  17. ncbi Leaf hydraulic conductivity and stomatal responses to humidity in amphistomatous leaves
    Keith A Mott
    Biology Department, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 5305, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 30:1444-9. 2007
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  18. pmc Functional biogeography as evidence of gene transfer in hypersaline microbial communities
    J Jacob Parnell
    Center for Integrated BioSystems, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e12919. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that in spite of the barrier to phylogenetic dispersal, functional characteristics--in the form of HGT--expand beyond phylogenetic limitations due to selective pressure...
  19. pmc Assessing changes in vascular permeability in a hamster model of viral hemorrhagic fever
    Brian B Gowen
    Institute for Antiviral Research and Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA
    Virol J 7:240. 2010
    ..Although rodent models have been used to evaluate treatments for increased vascular permeability (VP) in bacterial sepsis, such studies have not been performed for VHF...
  20. doi Federal privacy regulations and the provision of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention programs
    K TODD HOUSTON
    Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322 1000, USA
    Pediatrics 126:S28-33. 2010
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  21. doi Effects of dietary fat and enterostatin on dopamine and 5-hydroxytrytamine release from rat striatal slices
    David A York
    Center for Advanced Nutrition and Department of Biology, Utah State University, 4715 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322 4715, USA
    Brain Res 1349:48-55. 2010
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  22. doi Comparison of spice-derived antioxidants and metal chelators on fresh beef color stability
    Karin Allen
    Nutrition and Food Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 8700, USA
    Meat Sci 85:613-9. 2010
    ..2, 9.4, and 10.9), hue angle (58.4, 56.2, and 53.5), and chroma (17, 17, and 18), but was unable to inhibit microbial growth as effectively as the spice-derived antioxidants...
  23. ncbi Weak effect of climate variability on coexistence in a sagebrush steppe community
    Peter B Adler
    Department of Wildland Resources and the Ecology Center, 5230 Old Main Hill, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322, USA
    Ecology 90:3303-12. 2009
    ..Comparison of our results with those from a similar study in Kansas mixed prairie suggests that temporal variability in species performance may reflect both the strength of environmental variability as well as life history strategies...
  24. doi Optimal linear-consensus algorithms: an LQR perspective
    Yongcan Cao
    Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 4120, USA
    IEEE Trans Syst Man Cybern B Cybern 40:819-30. 2010
    ..Illustrative examples are given as a proof of concept...
  25. pmc Diet quality is associated with better cognitive test performance among aging men and women
    Heidi J Wengreen
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences and the Center for Epidemiologic Studies, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322, USA
    J Nutr 139:1944-9. 2009
    ..0013). The non-RFS was not associated with cognitive scores. Consuming a diverse diet that includes a variety of recommended foods may help to attenuate age-related cognitive decline among the elderly...
  26. ncbi Strong Navajo marriages
    Linda Skogrand
    Department of Family, Consumer and Human Development, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 2705, USA
    Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res 15:25-41. 2008
    ..Couples identified the following marital strengths: (1) maintain communication, (2) nurture your relationship, (3) learn about marriage, (4) be prepared for marriage, and (5) have a strong foundation...
  27. pmc Efficacy of cationic lipid-DNA complexes (CLDC) on hepatitis B virus in transgenic mice
    John D Morrey
    Institute for Antiviral Research, Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 4700, USA
    Antiviral Res 79:71-9. 2008
    ..CLDC were effective in reducing liver HBV DNA and could be considered for further evaluation in other hepatitis models...
  28. doi Discrimination of outer membrane proteins using a K-nearest neighbor method
    C Yan
    Department of Computer Science, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 4205, USA
    Amino Acids 35:65-73. 2008
    ..The final method achieves an accuracy of 96.1%, with 0.873 MCC, 87.5% sensitivity, and 98.2% specificity. Comparisons with multiple recently published methods show that the method proposed in this study outperforms the others...
  29. pmc A preliminary investigation of acceptance and commitment therapy as a treatment for marijuana dependence in adults
    Michael P Twohig
    University of Nevada, Reno, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 40:619-32. 2007
    ..Depression, anxiety, withdrawal symptoms, and general levels of experiential avoidance generally improved. This preliminary test suggests that additional development and testing of ACT for marijuana use are warranted...
  30. ncbi The development of core competencies for the practice of marriage and family therapy
    Thorana S Nelson
    Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322 2700, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 33:417-38. 2007
    ..This article describes the development of the CC, outcomes of the development process for the competencies, and recommendations for their continued development and implementation...
  31. ncbi Ascosphaera aggregata contamination on alfalfa leafcutting bees in a loose cell incubation system
    R R James
    USDA ARS Bee Biology and Systematics Laboratory, Department of Biology, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 5310, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 89:176-8. 2005
    ..The contamination levels are not as high as previously reported for bees emerging directly from the boards, but they are still a likely focus for disease spread and may need to be targeted in chalkbrood control strategies...
  32. ncbi Characterization and treatment of cidofovir-resistant vaccinia (WR strain) virus infections in cell culture and in mice
    Donald F Smee
    Institute for Antiviral Research, Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA
    Antivir Chem Chemother 16:203-11. 2005
    ..Cidofovir, HDP-cidofovir and arabinofuranosyladenine treatments reduced lung virus titres <fourfold, and snout virus titres > or = eight-fold. The animal model appears to have limited utility in drug efficacy testing...
  33. ncbi Exposure to ammoniated wheat straw as suckling calves improves performance of mature beef cows wintered on ammoniated wheat straw
    R D Wiedmeier
    Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University 84322 4815, USA
    J Anim Sci 80:2340-8. 2002
    ..Thus, researchers and managers should consider previous exposure to low-quality forages (LQF) when assigning cattle to studies involving the use of LQF or when considering using LQF to reduce food costs...
  34. ncbi Distribution of locoweed toxin swainsonine in populations of Oxytropis lambertii
    M H Ralphs
    USDA ARS Poisonous Plant Laboratory, Logan, Utah 84341, USA
    J Chem Ecol 28:701-7. 2002
    ..The other varieties, articulata and lambertii, also did not contain swainsonine. It is suspected that a plant fungal endophyte may be responsible for the high variability in swainsonine content in populations of O. lambertii...
  35. ncbi Combination treatment of influenza A virus infections in cell culture and in mice with the cyclopentane neuraminidase inhibitor RWJ-270201 and ribavirin
    Donald F Smee
    Institute for Antiviral Research, Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322 5600, USA
    Chemotherapy 48:88-93. 2002
    ..Treatment of influenza infections in the clinical setting may benefit by these two agents in combination...
  36. ncbi Biochemical characterization and purification of a binding protein for 24,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 from chick intestine
    I Nemere
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences and the Biotechnology Center, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322 8700, USA
    J Endocrinol 172:211-9. 2002
    ..The combined results suggest that 24R,25(OH)(2)D(3) may mediate its hormonal activities through a specific binding protein...
  37. ncbi Conflict across organizational boundaries: managed care organizations versus health care providers
    R R Callister
    Department of Management and Human Resources, Utah State University, Logan 84322, USA
    J Appl Psychol 86:754-63. 2001
    ..The results revealed that organizational power affects behavioral responses, whereas status differences and previous negative interactions affect emotions...
  38. ncbi Catalase activity and the survival of Pseudomonas putida, a root colonizer, upon treatment with peracetic acid
    A J Anderson
    Department of Biology, Utah State University, Logan 84322 5305, USA
    Can J Microbiol 47:222-8. 2001
    ..No differential recovery of the wild-type and catalase A mutant of P. putida was observed from roots after the growth matrix containing the plants was flushed with peracetic acid...
  39. ncbi Technology evaluation: Sch-58500, Canji
    D L Barnard
    Institute for Antiviral Research, Utah State University, 5600 Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322, USA
    Curr Opin Mol Ther 2:586-92. 2000
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  40. ncbi Three new toxic norditerpenoid alkaloids from the low larkspur Delphinium nuttallianum
    D R Gardner
    Poisonous Plant Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 1150 E 1400 N, Logan, Utah 84341, USA
    J Nat Prod 63:1127-30. 2000
    ..geyeri in sufficient quantities for toxicity testing. The toxicities of 1, 2, and 7 were found to be comparable to that of 4, with calculated LD(50) values in mice of 5.7, 3.3, and 6.2 mg/kg, respectively...
  41. ncbi Mathematical elements of attack risk analysis for mountain pine beetles
    J Powell
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 3900, USA
    J Theor Biol 204:601-20. 2000
    ..Preliminary results suggest that stand microclimate has much greater influence on risk of attack than host vigor and stand age...
  42. ncbi Locoweed grazing
    M H Ralphs
    USDA Agriculture Research Service, Poisonous Plant Research Lab, Logan, UT 84341, USA
    J Nat Toxins 8:47-51. 1999
    ..Good range management and wise grazing strategies can provide adequate forage for livestock and prevent them from grazing locoweed during non-critical periods of the year when it is relatively less palatable than associated forages...
  43. ncbi Proton nuclear magnetic resonance investigation of the [2Fe-2S](1-)-containing "Rieske-type" protein from Xanthobacter strain Py2
    R C Holz
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Utah State University, Logan 84322, USA
    Biochemistry 36:14690-6. 1997
    ..The combination of these data with the available spectroscopic and crystallographic results for Rieske-type proteins has provided new insights into the role of the Rieske-type protein from Xanthobacter strain Py2 in alkene oxidation...
  44. ncbi Effects of clamp rise-time on rat brain IIA sodium channels in Xenopus oocytes
    P C Ruben
    Department of Biology, Utah State University, Logan 84322 5305, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 73:113-22. 1997
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  45. ncbi A mediated thin-layer voltammetry method for the study of redox protein electrochemistry
    V D Parker
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Utah State University, Logan 84322 0300, USA
    Anal Biochem 247:152-7. 1997
    ..The technique is demonstrated for the metalloproteins cytochrome c, ferredoxin, and the iron protein of nitrogenase...
  46. ncbi Predicting toxicity of tall larkspur (Delphinium barbeyi): measurement of the variation in alkaloid concentration among plants and among years
    M H Ralphs
    USDA ARS Poisonous Plant Lab, 1150 E 1400 North, Logan, Utah 84341, USA
    J Chem Ecol 28:2327-41. 2002
    ..76 to 0.99. This predictive equation can provide a tool for ranchers and land managers to make management decisions of when to graze cattle in larkspur areas...
  47. ncbi Aliphatic epoxide carboxylation
    Scott A Ensign
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322, USA
    Annu Rev Biochem 72:55-76. 2003
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  48. ncbi Bicycle seat designs and their effect on pelvic angle, trunk angle, and comfort
    Eadric Bressel
    Biomechanics Laboratory, HPER Department, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:327-32. 2003
    ..To examine whether bicycle seats with anterior-medial cutouts influence pelvic angle, trunk angle, and comfort in female subjects during cycling...
  49. ncbi Ammodendrine and N-methylammodendrine enantiomers: isolation, optical rotation, and toxicity
    Stephen T Lee
    Poisonous Plant Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 1150 East, 1400 North, Logan, Utah 84341, USA
    J Nat Prod 68:681-5. 2005
    ..4 +/- 5 mg/kg. These results establish the rotation values for pure ammodendrine and N-methylammodendrine and indicate that there is little difference in acute murine toxicity between the respective enantiomers...
  50. ncbi Bicycle seat interface pressure: reliability, validity, and influence of hand position and workload
    Eadric Bressel
    Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Utah State University, 7000 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322, USA
    J Biomech 38:1325-31. 2005
    ..Additionally, the results indicated that workrate and hand position were factors influencing seat pressure and that males and females responded differently to adjustments of these factors...
  51. ncbi Role of iron in inactivation of epidermal growth factor receptor after asbestos treatment of human lung and pleural target cells
    Aleksander Baldys
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 0300, USA
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 32:436-42. 2005
    ..These results strongly suggest that iron plays an important role in asbestos-induced inactivation of EGFR...
  52. ncbi Determining the efficacy of resiliency training in the work site
    Phillip J Waite
    Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Utah State University, HPER 140, Logan, UT 84322, USA
    J Allied Health 33:178-83. 2004
    ..The control group saw no positive effects. The results of the study support the efficacy of the PRRR training as implemented in the work site...
  53. ncbi Change in XET activities, cell wall extensibility and hypocotyl elongation of soybean seedlings at low water potential
    Yajun Wu
    College of Marine Studies, University of Delaware, 700 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958 1298, USA
    Planta 220:593-601. 2005
    ..Our results also showed an imperfect correlation of spatial elongation and XET activity along the hypocotyls. Other potential functions of XTH and their regulation in soybean hypocotyl growth are discussed...
  54. ncbi Ethanol-maintained responding of rats is more resistant to change in a context with added non-drug reinforcement
    T A Shahan
    Department of Psychology, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322 2810, USA
    Behav Pharmacol 15:279-85. 2004
    ..This increase in persistence may occur even if the alternative reinforcers interfere with drug seeking...
  55. ncbi Genetic structure of Rhododendron ferrugineum at a wide range of spatial scales
    P G Wolf
    Department of Biology and Ecology Center, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322, USA
    J Hered 95:301-8. 2004
    ..We hypothesize that isolation-by-distance at this smaller scale is a function of restricted gene flow via seed dispersal...
  56. pmc Ribozyme knockdown functionally links a 1,25(OH)2D3 membrane binding protein (1,25D3-MARRS) and phosphate uptake in intestinal cells
    I Nemere
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, and Center for Integrated Biosystems, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 8700, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:7392-7. 2004
    ..Together, these studies functionally link phosphate transport in the chick duodenum with the 1,25D(3)-MARRS protein and point to a previously uncharacterized role for this multifunctional protein class...
  57. ncbi Speech intelligibility with helicopter noise: tests of three helmet-mounted communication systems
    John E Ribera
    U S Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory, Ft Rucker, AL, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 75:132-7. 2004
    ..New technology can improve SI in noise for aviators with normal hearing as well as those with hearing loss...
  58. pmc Evidence for complex, collective dynamics and emergent, distributed computation in plants
    David Peak
    Department of Physics, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 4415, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:918-22. 2004
    ..These results are consistent with the proposition that a plant solves its optimal gas exchange problem through an emergent, distributed computation performed by its leaves...
  59. ncbi The influence of individual, marital, and family therapy on high utilizers of health care
    David D Law
    Department of Family and Human Development, Utah State University Uintah Basin, 987 E Lagoon St 124 9, Roosevelt, Utah 84066, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 29:353-63. 2003
    ..Persons who received individual, marital, or family therapy all reduced their health care use after therapy, with the largest reductions coming from those participants who had some form of conjoint therapy...
  60. ncbi Development of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays for isocupressic acid and serum metabolites of isocupressic acid
    Stephen T Lee
    Poisonous Plant Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 1150 E 1400 N, Logan, Utah 84341, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 51:3228-33. 2003
    ..One assay was used to follow the absorption and elimination profile of isocupressic acid metabolites in both cow serum and urine after oral dosage of a cow with common juniper...
  61. ncbi Biochemistry, genetics, and applications of exopolysaccharide production in Streptococcus thermophilus: a review
    J R Broadbent
    Western Dairy Center, Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Utah State University, Logan 84322 8700, USA
    J Dairy Sci 86:407-23. 2003
    ..This article provides an overview of biochemistry, genetics, and applications of exopolysaccharide production in S. thermophilus...
  62. pmc Inhibitory effects of recombinant manganese superoxide dismutase on influenza virus infections in mice
    R W Sidwell
    Institute for Antiviral Research, Utah State University, Logan 84322 5600, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 40:2626-31. 1996
    ..A combination of MnSOD and ribavirin, each administered with small-particle aerosol, resulted in a generally mild improvement of the disease induced by the influenza A virus compared with use of either material alone...

Research Grants62

  1. Behavioral Momentum of Alcohol Self-Administration
    TIMOTHY SHAHAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings from this project may suggest novel behavioral treatments targeted at reducing the persistence of drug and alcohol abuse and preventing relapse. ..
  2. Divided Attention and Reinforcement Variables
    TIMOTHY SHAHAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. Behavioral Momentum of Alcohol Self-Administration
    Timothy A Shahan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings from this project may suggest novel behavioral treatments targeted at reducing the persistence of drug and alcohol abuse and preventing relapse. ..
  4. Behavioral Momentum of Alcohol Self-Administration
    TIMOTHY SHAHAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings from this project may suggest novel behavioral treatments targeted at reducing the persisence of drug and alcohol abuse and preventing relapse. ..
  5. Alcohol Cues:Opioid Anatagonism/ Behavioral Economics
    TIMOTHY SHAHAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Future studies could examine the role of specific opioid receptor subtypes or other receptor systems in the effects of alcohol cues and their relationship to genetic susceptibility to alcoholism. ..
  6. CH-O HYDROGEN BONDS
    Steve Scheiner; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..e., a potential energy surface will be evaluated. Calculations will address whether cooperativity occurs in CH..X bonds, and if so, to what extent. ..
  7. MECHANISMS OF PERIPHERAL FAT DETECTION
    Timothy A Gilbertson; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  8. MECHANISMS OF PERIPHERAL FAT DETECTION
    TIMOTHY GILBERTSON; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Moreover, it may provide insights into a novel therapeutic targets that can be used in the regulation of fat intake and, ultimately, in the control of dietary-induced obesity and its related disorders. ..
  9. Taste Transduction and its Regulation
    TIMOTHY GILBERTSON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies will attempt to provide direct evidence that the gustatory system is flexible and that it plays an active role in helping maintain and restore nutrient balance. ..
  10. AUDITORY PROCESSING OF SPEECH
    DONAL SINEX; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Specific Aim 4 will test the hypothesis that responses to VOT syllables can be predicted from pure tone response properties. ..
  11. AUDITORY PROCESSING OF TEMPORALLY-COMPLEX SOUNDS
    DONAL SINEX; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  12. MICROBIAL METABOLISM OF ALIPHATIC ALKENES AND EPOXIDES
    SCOTT ENSIGN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The epoxide-converting enzymes will be purified to homogeneity and characterized. ..
  13. Lifespan Stressors and Alzheimer's Disease: The Cache County Study
    Maria C Norton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Knowledge to be gained may help clinicians more selectively target AD prevention strategies to vulnerable individuals, decades before clinically identifiable symptoms might arise. ..
  14. Microbial metabolism of aliphatic alkenes & epoxides
    SCOTT ENSIGN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We intend to further our work on the central roles of carboxylation and novel cofactors/enzymes in bacterial hydrocarbon/epoxide/ketone metabolism by pursuing the biochemical, structural, and genetic characterization of these processes. ..
  15. AUDITORY PROCESSING OF TEMPORALLY-COMPLEX SOUNDS
    DONAL SINEX; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Specific Aim 4 is to measure the perception of mistuning and CMR in the chinchilla with psychophysical techniques. ..
  16. ROLE OF 02 RADICALS AND IRON IN ASBESTOS-INDUCED CANCER
    ANN AUST; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The formation of .OH in cell cultures will be quantified using salicylate. Buthionine sulfoximine will be used to determine the effects of increased intracellular levels of H202...
  17. The Role of Aquaporins in Taste
    KRISTINA WATSON; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, basic taste preferences will be characterized in these animals as well as responses to changes in osmolarity with and without the addition of tastants using short-term and long-term testing methods. ..
  18. OXYGEN RADICALS IN BIOLOGY GORDON CONFERENCE
    ANN AUST; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The Gordon Research Conference on Oxygen Radicals in Biology plays a crucial role in exploring frontier research in this important and clinically relevant field. ..
  19. ROLE OF 02 RADICALS AND IRON IN ASBESTOS-INDUCED CANCER
    ANN AUST; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..To determine how iron and GSH modulate the activity of Src kinase, monobromobimane labeling of regulatory cysteines will be monitored. ..
  20. NUTRIENT BIOMARKERS, GENES AND OROFACIAL CLEFTS
    Ronald Munger; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Our multidisciplinary study of maternal nutrition and risk of clefting in the context of genes related to metabolic pathways may lead to a better understanding of the causes and prevention of orofacial clefts. ..