Platinum Publications, January 26–February 28, 2017

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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 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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Tang LY, Heller M, Meng Z, Yu LR, Tang Y, Zhou M, Zhang YE. TGF-beta directly activates the JAK1-STAT3 axis to induce hepatic fibrosis in coordination with SMAD pathway. J Biol Chem 2017.

Yin G, Kistler S, George SD, Kuhlmann N, Garvey L, Huynh M, Bagni RK, Lammers M, Der CJ, Campbell SL. A KRAS GTPase K104Q Mutant Retains Downstream Signaling by Offsetting Defects in Regulation. J Biol Chem 2017.


Lyons JJ, Liu Y, Ma CA, Yu X, O'Connell MP, Lawrence MG, Zhang Y, Karpe K, Zhao M, Siegel AM, Stone KD, Nelson C, Jones N, DiMaggio T, Darnell DN, Mendoza-Caamal E, Orozco L, Hughes JD, McElwee J, Hohman RJ, Frischmeyer-Guerrerio PA, Rothenberg ME, Freeman AF, Holland SM, Milner JD. ERBIN deficiency links STAT3 and TGF-beta pathway defects with atopy in humans. J Exp Med 2017.


Ramsuran V, Hernandez-Sanchez PG, O'HUigin C, Sharma G, Spence N, Augusto DG, Gao X, Garcia-Sepulveda CA, Kaur G, Mehra NK, Carrington M. Sequence and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Untranslated Promoter Regions for HLA Class I Genes. J Immunol 2017.

Szabo PA, Goswami A, Mazzuca DM, Kim K, O'Gorman DB, Hess DA, Welch ID, Young HA, Singh B, McCormick JK, Haeryfar SM. Rapid and Rigorous IL-17A Production by a Distinct Subpopulation of Effector Memory T Lymphocytes Constitutes a Novel Mechanism of Toxic Shock Syndrome Immunopathology. J Immunol 2017.


Tuncbag N, Keskin O, Nussinov R, Gursoy A. Prediction of Protein Interactions by Structural Matching: Prediction of PPI Networks and the Effects of Mutations on PPIs that Combines Sequence and Structural Information. Methods Mol Biol 1558255-270, 2017.


Regules JA, Beigel JH, Paolino KM, Voell J, Castellano AR, Hu Z, Munoz P, Moon JE, Ruck RC, Bennett JW, Twomey PS, Gutierrez RL, Remich SA, Hack HR, Wisniewski ML, Josleyn MD, Kwilas SA, Van Deusen N, Mbaya OT, Zhou Y, Stanley DA, Jing W, Smith KS, Shi M, Ledgerwood JE, Graham BS, Sullivan NJ, Jagodzinski LL, Peel SA, Alimonti JB, Hooper JW, Silvera PM, Martin BK, Monath TP, Ramsey WJ, Link CJ, Lane HC, Michael NL, Davey RT, Jr., Thomas SJ. A Recombinant Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Ebola Vaccine. N Engl J Med 376(4):330-341, 2017.


Hall MD, Murray CA, Valdez MJ, Perantoni AO. Mesoderm-specific Stat3 deletion affects expression of Sox9 yielding Sox9-dependent phenotypes. PLoS Genet 13(2):e1006610, 2017.


Ji J, Zhang Y, Redon CE, Reinhold WC, Chen AP, Fogli LK, Holbeck SL, Parchment RE, Hollingshead M, Tomaszewski JE, Dudon Q, Pommier Y, Doroshow JH, Bonner WM. Phosphorylated fraction of H2AX as a measurement for DNA damage in cancer cells and potential applications of a novel assay. PLoS One 12(2):e0171582, 2017.

Song Y, Sullivan T, Klarmann K, Gilbert D, O'Sullivan TN, Lu L, Wang S, Haines DC, Van Dyke T, Keller JR. RB inactivation in keratin 18 positive thymic epithelial cells promotes non-cell autonomous T cell hyperproliferation in genetically engineered mice. PLoS One 12(2):e0171510, 2017.


Bui JK, Halvas EK, Fyne E, Sobolewski MD, Koontz D, Shao W, Luke B, Hong FF, Kearney MF, Mellors JW. Ex vivo activation of CD4+ T-cells from donors on suppressive ART can lead to sustained production of infectious HIV-1 from a subset of infected cells. PLoS Pathog 13(2):e1006230, 2017.