Free Radical Journal Club

The University of Iowa

Fall 1994

12:00-1:00, Wednesdays

Room B180, Med Labs

Contact: Tel 319/335-6749


August 31, 1994
Presenter: Dr. Garry R. Buettner
Paper: C. Giulivi et al. Hydrogen peroxide production by red blood cells. Free Rad. Biol. Med. 16:123-129, 1994.

September 07, 1994
Presenter: Beth Anne Jurkiewicz
Paper: K. Hensley et al. A model for B-amyloid aggregation and neurotoxicity based on free radical generation by the peptide: relevance to Alzheimer disease. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 91:3270-3274, April 1994.

September 14, 1994
Presenter: Dr. Larry Oberley
Paper: Y. Kayanoki et al. Suppression of antioxidative enzyme expression by transforming growth factor-B1 in rat hepatocytes. J. Biol. Chem. 269(23):15488-15492, 1994.

September 21, 1994
Presenter: Dr. Michael McCormick
Paper: A. Daugherty et al. Myeloperoxidase, a catalyst for lipoprotein oxidation, is expressed in human atherosclerotic lesions. J. Clin. Invest. 94:437-444, July 1994.

September 28, 1994
Presenter: Geoffrey Girnun
Paper: M. Wakai et al. An immunohistochemical study of the neuronal expression of manganese superoxide dismutase in sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Acta Neuropathol 88:151-158, 1994.

October 05, 1994
Presenter: Dr. Max Baker
Paper: H. de Groot et al. The crucial role of low steady state oxygen partial pressures in haloalkane free-radial-mediated lipid peroxidation. Biochem. Pharm. 35(1):15-19, 1986.

October 12, 1994
Presenter: Ernest Lam
Paper: J. H. Jeng et al. Genotoxic and non-genotoxic effects of betel quid ingredients on oral mucosal fibroblasts in vitro. J. Dent. Res 73(5):1043-1049, May 1994.

October 19, 1994
Presenter: Brett Wagner
Paper: B. Bielskit et al. A study of the reactivity of HO2/O2- with unsaturated fatty acids. J. Biol. Chem. 258(8):4759-4761, 1983.

October 26, 1994
Presenter: Yue Qian
Paper: Y. Kotake et al. Determination of the rate of superoxide generation from biological systems by spin trapping: Use of rapid oxygen depletion to measure the decay rate of spin adducts. Free Rad. Biol. Med. 17(3):215-233, 1994.

November 02, 1994
Presenter: Dr. Oyebode Olakanmi
Paper: M. Gonzalez-Sepulveda et al. Arginyl residues are involved in the transport of Fe2- through the plasma membrane of the mammalian reticulocyte. J. Membrane Biol. 141:225-230, 1994.

November 09, 1994
Presenter: J. Zhang
Paper: S. Ho et al. Sex hormone-induced nuclear DNA damage and lipid peroxidation in the dorsolaterel prostates of Noble rats. Cancer Letters 84:155-162, 1994.

November 16, 1994
Presenter: Dr. Mike Robbins
Paper: T. Yoshioka et al. Oxidants induce transcriptioal activation of manganese superoxide dismutase in glomerular cells. Kidney Intl. 46:405-413, 1994.

November 30, 1994
Presenter: Dave Hall
Paper: M. Becker et al. Heparin-released superoxide dismutase inhibits postischemic leukocyte adhesion to venular endothelium. Am. J. Physiol. H925-H930, 1994.
P. Kubes et al. NO donors prevent integrin-induced leukocyte adhesion but not P-selectin-dependent rolling postischemic venules. Am. J. Physiol. H931-H937, 1994.

December 07, 1994
Presenter: Dr. Alan Law
Paper: A. Kawabata et al. Effect of topical administration of L-arginine on formalin-induced nociception in the mouse: a dual role of peripherally formed NO in pain modulation. J. Pharmacol. 112:547-550, 1994.