Platinum Publications, June 1–June 30, 2016

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Platinum Publications are selected from articles by NCI at Frederick scientists published in 42 prestigious science journals. This list represents articles published during the time period shown above, as generated from PubMed.

Articles designated as Platinum Highlights are noteworthy articles selected by Dr. Craig Reynolds, associate director, National Cancer Institute, from among the most recently published Platinum Publications.

The Scientific Library maintains the NCI at Frederick Scientific Publications database, a collection of citations for journal articles authored by NCI at Frederick employees since 1997. 

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Cramer SD, Aplan PD, Durum SK. Therapeutic targeting of IL-7Ralpha signaling pathways in ALL treatment. Blood 2016.
[Epub ahead of print] - This article is not yet available in the print journal.


Gillies CE, Otto EA, Vega-Warner V, Robertson CC, Sanna-Cherchi S, Gharavi A, Crawford B, Bhimma R, Winkler C, Kang HM, Sampson MG. tarSVM: Improving the accuracy of variant calls derived from microfluidic PCR-based targeted next generation sequencing using a support vector machine. BMC Bioinformatics 17(1):233, 2016.


Czikora A, Lundberg DJ, Abramovitz A, Lewin NE, Kedei N, Peach ML, Zhou XL, Merritt RC, Craft EA, Braun DC, Blumberg PM. Structural Basis for the Failure of the C1 Domain of Ras Guanine Nucleotide Releasing Protein 2 (RasGRP2) to Bind Phorbol Ester with High Affinity. J Biol Chem 291(21):11133-11147, 2016.


Matsuda K, Chen CY, Whitted S, Chertova E, Roser DJ, Wu F, Plishka RJ, Ourmanov I, Buckler-White A, Lifson JD, Strebel K, Hirsch VM. Enhanced antagonism of BST-2 by a neurovirulent SIV envelope. J Clin Invest 126(6):2295-2307, 2016.


Kutty G, Davis AS, Ferreyra GA, Qiu J, Huang DW, Sassi M, Bishop L, Handley G, Sherman B, Lempicki R, Kovacs JA. beta-glucans are Masked but Contribute to Pulmonary Inflammation During Pneumocystis Pneumonia. J Infect Dis 2016.
[Epub ahead of print] - This article is not yet available in the print journal.


Chao FA, Byrd RA. Geometric Approximation: A New Computational Approach To Characterize Protein Dynamics from NMR Adiabatic Relaxation Dispersion Experiments. J Am Chem Soc 138(23):7337-45, 2016.


Polley E, Kunkel M, Evans D, Silvers T, Delosh R, Laudeman J, Ogle C, Reinhart R, Selby M, Connelly J, Harris E, Fer N, Sonkin D, Kaur G, Monks A, Malik S, Morris J, Teicher BA. Small Cell Lung Cancer Screen of Oncology Drugs, Investigational Agents, and Gene and microRNA Expression. J Natl Cancer Inst 108(10):2016.


Calascibetta F, Micci L, Carnathan D, Lawson B, Vanderford TH, Bosinger SE, Easley K, Chahroudi A, Mackel J, Keele BF, Long S, Lifson J, Paiardini M, Silvestri G. Antiretroviral therapy in SIV-infected sooty mangabeys: implications for AIDS pathogenesis. J Virol 2016.
[Epub ahead of print] - This article is not yet available in the print journal.

Jensen K, Nabi R, Van Rompay KK, Robichaux S, Lifson JD, Piatak M, Jr., Jacobs WR, Jr., Fennelly G, Canfield D, Mollan KR, Hudgens MG, Larsen MH, Amedee AM, Kozlowski PA, De Paris K. Vaccine-elicited mucosal and systemic antibody responses are associated with reduced simian immunodeficiency viremia in infant rhesus macaques. J Virol 2016.
[Epub ahead of print] - This article is not yet available in the print journal.

Yuan Z, Kang G, Ma F, Lu W, Fan W, Fennessey CM, Keele BF, Li Q. Recapitulating Cross-Species Transmission of SIVcpz to Humans Using Humanized-BLT Mice. J Virol 2016.
[Epub ahead of print] - This article is not yet available in the print journal.


Vaccari M, Gordon SN, Fourati S, Schifanella L, Liyanage NP, Cameron M, Keele BF, Shen X, Tomaras GD, Billings E, Rao M, Chung AW, Dowell KG, Bailey-Kellogg C, Brown EP, Ackerman ME, Vargas-Inchaustegui DA, Whitney S, Doster MN, Binello N, Pegu P, Montefiori DC, Foulds K, Quinn DS, Donaldson M, Liang F, Lore K, Roederer M, Koup RA, McDermott A, Ma ZM, Miller CJ, Phan TB, Forthal DN, Blackburn M, Caccuri F, Bissa M, Ferrari G, Kalyanaraman V, Ferrari MG, Thompson D, Robert-Guroff M, Ratto-Kim S, Kim JH, Michael NL, Phogat S, Barnett SW, Tartaglia J, Venzon D, Stablein DM, Alter G, Sekaly RP, Franchini G. Adjuvant-dependent innate and adaptive immune signatures of risk of SIVmac251 acquisition. Nat Med 22(7):762-70, 2016.


Nickerson ML, Witte N, Im KM, Turan S, Owens C, Misner K, Tsang SX, Cai Z, Wu S, Dean M, Costello JC, Theodorescu D. Molecular analysis of urothelial cancer cell lines for modeling tumor biology and drug response. Oncogene 2016.
[Epub ahead of print] - This article is not yet available in the print journal.

Sharma P, Kuehn MR. SENP1-modulated sumoylation regulates retinoblastoma protein (RB) and Lamin A/C interaction and stabilization. Oncogene 2016.
[Epub ahead of print] - This article is not yet available in the print journal.


Liu J, Nussinov R. Allostery: An Overview of Its History, Concepts, Methods, and Applications. PLoS Comput Biol 12(6):e1004966, 2016.


Smedley J, Macalister R, Wangari S, Gathuka M, Ahrens J, Iwayama N, May D, Bratt D, O'Connor M, Munson P, Koday M, Lifson J, Fuller DH. Laparoscopic Technique for Serial Collection of Para-Colonic, Left Colic, and Inferior Mesenteric Lymph Nodes in Macaques. PLoS One 11(6):e0157535, 2016.


Sakai S, Kauffman KD, Sallin MA, Sharpe AH, Young HA, Ganusov VV, Barber DL. CD4 T Cell-Derived IFN-gamma Plays a Minimal Role in Control of Pulmonary Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection and Must Be Actively Repressed by PD-1 to Prevent Lethal Disease. PLoS Pathog 12(5):e1005667, 2016.


Li H, Wang S, Kong R, Ding W, Lee FH, Parker Z, Kim E, Learn GH, Hahn P, Policicchio B, Brocca-Cofano E, Deleage C, Hao X, Chuang GY, Gorman J, Gardner M, Lewis MG, Hatziioannou T, Santra S, Apetrei C, Pandrea I, Alam SM, Liao HX, Shen X, Tomaras GD, Farzan M, Chertova E, Keele BF, Estes JD, Lifson JD, Doms RW, Montefiori DC, Haynes BF, Sodroski JG, Kwong PD, Hahn BH, Shaw GM. Envelope residue 375 substitutions in simian–human immunodeficiency viruses enhance CD4 binding and replication in rhesus macaques. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113(24):E3413-22, 2016.