Platinum Publications, October 30 – November 26, 2014

Nancy Parrish
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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-in-Print database, a collection of citations for journal articles authored by NCI at Frederick employees since 1997. 

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AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses icon

AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses

Kenney J, Derby N, Aravantinou M, Kleinbeck K, Frank I, Gettie A, Grasperge B, Blanchard J, Piatak M, Lifson JD, Zydowsky TM, Robbiani M. Short communication: a repeated simian human immunodeficiency virus reverse transcriptase/herpes simplex virus type 2 cochallenge macaque model for the evaluation of microbicides. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 30(11):1117–1124, 2014.


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BMC Genomics

Ehrenberg PK, Geretz A, Baldwin KM, Apps R, Polonis VR, Robb ML, Kim JH, Michael NL, Thomas R. High-throughput multiplex HLA genotyping by next-generation sequencing using multi-locus individual tagging. BMC Genomics 15:864, 2014.


Cancer Research icon

Cancer Research

Wang B, Wang Q, Wang Z, Jiang J, Yu SC, Ping YF, Yang J, Xu SL, Ye XZ, Xu C, Yang L, Qian C, Wang JM, Cui YH, Zhang X, Bian XW. Metastatic consequences of immune escape from NK cell cytotoxicity by human breast cancer stem cells. Cancer Res 74(20):5746–5757, 2014.


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Figueroa JD, Han SS, Garcia-Closas M, Baris D, Jacobs EJ, Kogevinas M, Schwenn M, Malats N, Johnson A, Purdue MP, Caporaso N, Landi MT, Prokunina-Olsson L, Wang ZM, Hutchinson A, Burdette L, Wheeler W, Vineis P, Siddiq A, Cortessis VK, Kooperberg C, Cussenot O, Benhamou S, Prescott J, Porru S, Bueno-De-Mesquita HB, Trichopoulos D, Ljungberg B, Clavel-Chapelon F, Weiderpass E, Krogh V, Dorronsoro M, Travis R, Tjonneland A, Brenan P, Chang-Claude J, Riboli E, Conti D, Gago-Dominguez M, Stern MC, Pike MC, Van den Berg D, Yuan JM, Hohensee C, Rodabough R, Cancel-Tassin G, Roupret M, Comperat E, Chen C, De Vivo I, Giovannucci E, Hunter DJ, Kraft P, Lindstrom S, Carta A, Pavanello S, Arici C, Mastrangelo G, Karagas MR, Schned A, Armenti KR, Hosain GMM, Haiman CA, Fraumeni JF, Chanock SJ, Chatterjee N, Rothman N, Silverman DT. Genome-wide interaction study of smoking and bladder cancer risk. Carcinogenesis 35(8):1737–1744, 2014.


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FASEB Journal

Chen X, Willette-Brown J, Wu X, Hu Y, Howard OM, Hu Y, Oppenheim JJ. IKKalpha is required for the homeostasis of regulatory T cells and for the expansion of both regulatory and effector CD4 T cells. FASEB J 2014[Epub ahead of print. This article is not yet available in the print journal.]


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Human Molecular Genetics

Hasumi Y, Baba M, Hasumi H, Huang Y, Lang M, Reindorf R, Oh HB, Sciarretta S, Nagashima K, Haines DC, Schneider MD, Adelstein RS, Schmidt LS, Sadoshima J, Marston Linehan W. Folliculin (Flcn) inactivation leads to murine cardiac hypertrophy through mTORC1 deregulation. Hum Mol Genet 23(21):5706–5719, 2014.


Journal of Clinical Oncology icon

Journal of Clinical Oncology

Conlon KC, Lugli E, Welles HC, Rosenberg SA, Fojo AT, Morris JC, Fleisher TA, Dubois SP, Perera LP, Stewart DM, Goldman CK, Bryant BR, Decker JM, Chen J, Worthy TA, Figg WD, Sr., Peer CJ, Sneller MC, Lane HC, Yovandich JL, Creekmore SP, Roederer M, Waldmann TA. Redistribution, hyperproliferation, activation of natural killer cells and CD8 T cells, and cytokine production during first-in-human clinical trial of recombinant human interleukin-15 in patients with cancer. J Clin Oncol 2014[Epub ahead of print. This article is not yet available in the print journal.]


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Journal of Experimental Medicine

Mirsoian A, Bouchlaka MN, Sckisel GD, Chen M, Pai CC, Maverakis E, Spencer RG, Fishbein KW, Siddiqui S, Monjazeb AM, Martin B, Maudsley S, Hesdorffer C, Ferrucci L, Longo DL, Blazar BR, Wiltrout RH, Taub DD, Murphy WJ. Adiposity induces lethal cytokine storm after systemic administration of stimulatory immunotherapy regimens in aged mice. J Exp Med 211(12):2373–2383, 2014.


Journal of Immunology icon

Journal of Immunology

Gordon SN, Doster MN, Kines RC, Keele BF, Brocca-Cofano E, Guan Y, Pegu P, Liyanage NP, Vaccari M, Cuburu N, Buck CB, Ferrari G, Montefiori D, Piatak M, Jr., Lifson JD, Xenophontos AM, Venzon D, Robert-Guroff M, Graham BS, Lowy DR, Schiller JT, Franchini G. Antibody to the gp120 V1/V2 loops and CD4+ and CD8+ T cell responses in protection from SIVmac251 vaginal acquisition and persistent viremia. J Immunol 2014[Epub ahead of print. This article is not yet available in the print journal.]


Journal of Medicinal Chemistry icon

Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

Andreoli M, Persico M, Kumar A, Orteca N, Kumar V, Pepe A, Mahalingam S, Alegria AE, Petrella L, Sevciunaite L, Camperchioli A, Mariani M, Di Dato A, Novellino E, Scambia G, Malhotra SV, Ferlini C, Fattorusso C. Identification of the first inhibitor of the GBP1:PIM1 interaction. Implications for the development of a new class of anticancer agents against paclitaxel resistant cancer cells. J Med Chem 57(19):7916–7932, 2014.


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Journal of the American Chemical Society

Gorka AP, Nani RR, Zhu JJ, Mackem S, Schnermann MJ. A near-IR uncaging strategy based on cyanine photochemistry. J Am Chem Soc 136(40):14153–14159, 2014.


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Journal of Virology

Streeck H, Lu R, Beckwith N, Milazzo M, Liu M, Routy JP, Little S, Jessen H, Kelleher AD, Hecht F, Sekaly RP, Alter G, Heckerman D, Carrington M, Rosenberg ES, Altfeld M. Emergence of individual HIV-specific CD8 T cell responses during primary HIV-1 infection can determine long-term disease outcome. J Virol 88(21):12793–12801, 2014.


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Methods in Molecular Biology

Kasprzak WK, Shapiro BA. MPGAfold in dengue secondary structure prediction. Methods Mol Biol 1138:199–224, 2014.

Sztuba-Solinska J, Le Grice SF. Insights into secondary and tertiary interactions of dengue virus RNA by SHAPE. Methods Mol Biol 1138:225–239, 2014.


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Nature Immunology

Schliehe C, Flynn EK, Vilagos B, Richson U, Swaminathan S, Bosnjak B, Bauer L, Kandasamy RK, Griesshammer IM, Kosack L, Schmitz F, Litvak V, Sissons J, Lercher A, Bhattacharya A, Khamina K, Trivett AL, Tessarollo L, Mesteri I, Hladik A, Merkler D, Kubicek S, Knapp S, Epstein MM, Symer DE, Aderem A, Bergthaler A. The methyltransferase Setdb2 mediates virus-induced susceptibility to bacterial superinfection. Nat Immunol 2014[Epub ahead of print. This article is not yet available in the print journal.]


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Nature Medicine

Kikuchi R, Nakamura K, MacLauchlan S, Ngo DT, Shimizu I, Fuster JJ, Katanasaka Y, Yoshida S, Qiu Y, Yamaguchi TP, Matsushita T, Murohara T, Gokce N, Bates DO, Hamburg NM, Walsh K. An antiangiogenic isoform of VEGF-A contributes to impaired vascularization in peripheral artery disease. Nat Med 2014[Epub ahead of print. This article is not yet available in the print journal.]


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Nucleic Acids Research

Cagliero C, Zhou YN, Jin DJ. Spatial organization of transcription machinery and its segregation from the replisome in fast-growing bacterial cells. Nucleic Acids Res 2014[Epub ahead of print. This article is not yet available in the print journal.]


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PLOS Computational Biology

Lu SY, Huang WK, Wang Q, Shen QC, Li S, Nussinov R, Zhang J. The structural basis of ATP as an allosteric modulator. PLoS Comput Biol 10(9): e1003831, 2014.


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PLOS Genetics

Irvin JD, Kireeva ML, Gotte DR, Shafer BK, Huang I, Kashlev M, Strathern JN. A genetic assay for transcription errors reveals multilayer control of RNA polymerase II fidelity. PLoS Genet 10(9): e1004532, 2014.




Day CP, Carter J, Weaver Ohler Z, Bonomi C, El Meskini R, Martin P, Graff-Cherry C, Feigenbaum L, Tuting T, Van Dyke T, Hollingshead M, Merlino G. “Glowing head” mice: a genetic tool enabling reliable preclinical image-based evaluation of cancers in immunocompetent allografts. PLoS One 9(11):e109956, 2014.

Gambhira R, Keele BF, Schell JB, Hunter MJ, Dufour JP, Montefiori DC, Tang H, Rose JK, Rose N, Marx PA. Transmitted/founder simian immunodeficiency virus envelope sequences in vesicular stomatitis and semliki forest virus vector immunized rhesus macaques. PLoS One 9(10):e109678, 2014.

Sheng-Fowler L, Tu W, Fu HQ, Murata H, Lanning L, Foseh G, Macauley J, Blair D, Hughes SH, Coffin JM, Lewis AM, Peden K. A mouse strain defective in both T cells and NK cells has enhanced sensitivity to tumor induction by plasmid DNA expressing both activated H-Ras and c-Myc. PLoS One 9(10):e108926, 2014.

Waheed AA, Kuruppu ND, Felton KL, D’Souza D, Freed EO. In COS cells Vpu can both stabilize tetherin expression and counteract its antiviral activity. PLoS One 9(10):e111628, 2014.

Weng PH, Huang YL, Page JH, Chen JH, Xu J, Koutros S, Berndt S, Chanock S, Yeager M, Witte JS, Eeles RA, Easton DF, Neal DE, Donovan J, Hamdy FC, Muir KR, Giles G, Severi G, Smith JR, Balistreri CR, Shui IM, Chen YC. Polymorphisms of an innate immune gene, toll-like receptor 4, and aggressive prostate cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS One 9(10):e110569, 2014.


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PLOS Pathogens

Micci L, Alvarez X, Iriele RI, Ortiz AM, Ryan ES, McGary CS, Deleage C, McAtee BB, He T, Apetrei C, Easley K, Pahwa S, Collman RG, Derdeyn CA, Davenport MP, Estes JD, Silvestri G, Lackner AA, Paiardini M. CD4 Depletion in SIV-infected macaques results in macrophage and microglia infection with rapid turnover of infected cells. PLoS Pathog 10(10):e1004467, 2014.



Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Chen J, Grunwald D, Sardo L, Galli A, Plisov S, Nikolaitchik OA, Chen D, Lockett S, Larson DR, Pathak VK, Hu WS. Cytoplasmic HIV-1 RNA is mainly transported by diffusion in the presence or absence of Gag protein. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014[Epub ahead of print. This article is not yet available in the print journal.]

Montague MJ, Li G, Gandolfi B, Khan R, Aken BL, Searle SM, Minx P, Hillier LW, Koboldt DC, Davis BW, Driscoll CA, Barr CS, Blackistone K, Quilez J, Lorente-Galdos B, Marques-Bonet T, Alkan C, Thomas GW, Hahn MW, Menotti-Raymond M, O’Brien SJ, Wilson RK, Lyons LA, Murphy WJ, Warren WC. Comparative analysis of the domestic cat genome reveals genetic signatures underlying feline biology and domestication. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014[Epub ahead of print. This article is not yet available in the print journal.]

Peng Y, Curtis JE, Fang X, Woodson SA. Structural model of an mRNA in complex with the bacterial chaperone Hfq. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014[Epub ahead of print. This article is not yet available in the print journal.]