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Submissions from 2015

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Molecular approaches for improving desiccation tolerance : insights from the brine shrimp Artemia franciscana., Steven Hand and Michael Menze

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Physiological performance of warm-adapted marine ectotherms : thermal limits of mitochondrial energy transduction efficiency., Eloy Martinez, Eric Hendricks, Michael Menze, and Joseph Torres

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Tradeoffs of warm adaptation in aquatic ectotherms : live fast, die young?, A. Porreca, E. Martinez, R. Colombo, and Michael Menze

Submissions from 2014

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Group 3 late embryogenesis abundant proteins from embryos of Artemia franciscana : structural properties and protective abilities during desiccation., Leaf C. Boswell, Michael A. Menze, and Steven C. Hand

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Genetic engineering, a hope for sustainable biofuel production : review., Sudip Paudel and Michael Menze

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Cryopreservation of hepatocyte (HepG2) cell monolayers: Impact of trehalose, Blake Stokich, Quinn Osgood, David Grimm, Shhyam Moorthy, Nilay Chakraborty, and Michael Menze

Submissions from 2013

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Diapause and anhydrobiosis in embryos of Artemia franciscana : metabolic depression, LEA proteins and water stress., Steven Handel, Yuvraj Patil, Shumin Li, Nilay Charkraborty, Arpurva Borcar, Michael Menze, Leaf Boswell, Daniel Moore, and Mehmet Toner

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Mitochondrial energetics of benthic and pelagic Antarctic teleosts., Eloy Martinez, Michael A. Menze, and Joseph J. Torres

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Improved tolerance to salt and water stress in Drosophila melanogaster cells conferred by late embryogenesis abundant protein., Matthew Marunde, Dilini Samarajeewa, John Anderson, Shumin Li, Steven Hand, and Michael Menze

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Identification of disufide bond formation between MitoNEET and Glutamate dehydrogenase 1., Morgan Roberts, Jacquelyn Crail, Megan Laffoon, William Fernandez, Michael Menze, and Mary Konkle

Submissions from 2012

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Metabolic preconditioning of mammalian cells : mimetic agents for hypoxia lack fidelity in promoting phosphorylation of Pyruvate dehydrogenase., Apurva Borcar, Michael Menze, Mehmet Toner, and Steven Hand

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Trehalose transporter from African chironomid larvae improves desiccation tolerance of Chinese hamster ovary cells., Nilay Chakraborty, Michael Menze, Heidi Elmoazzen, Halong Vu, Martin Yarmush, Steven Hand, and Mehmet Toner

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Late embryogenesis abundant proteins protect human hepatoma cells during acute desiccation., Shumin Li, Nilay Chakraborty, Apurva Borcar, Michael Menze, Mehmet Toner, and Steven Hand

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Long-term survival of Anoxia despite rapid ATP decline in embryos of the annual killifish Austrofundulus limnaeus., Jason Podrabsky, Michael Menze, and Steven Hand

Submissions from 2011

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Spin-Drying technique for lyopreservation of mammalian cells., Nilay Chakraborty, Anthony Chang, Heidi Elmoazzen, Michael Menze, Steven Hand, and Mehmet Toner

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Cryopreservation of spin-dried mammalian cells., Nilay Chakraborty, Michael Menze, Jason Malsam, Alptekin Aksan, Steven Hand, and Mehmet Toner

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Metabolic restructuring during energy-limited states : insights from Artemia franciscana embryos and other animals., Steven Hand, Michael Menze, Apu Borcar, Yuvraj Patil, Joseph Covi, Julie Reynolds, and Mehmet Toner

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LEA proteins during water stress : not just for plants anymore., Steven Hand, Michael Menze, Mehmet Toner, Leaf Boswell, and Daniel Moore

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Metabolic preconditioning of cells with AICAR-riboside : improved cryopreservation and cell-type specific impacts on energetics and proliferation., Michael Menze, Nilay Chakraborty, Matthew Clavenna, Mitali Banerjee, Xiang-Hong Liu, Mehmet Toner, and Steven Hand

Submissions from 2010

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Mechanisms of apoptosis in crustacea : what conditions induce versus suppress cell death?, Michael Menze, Grady Fortner, Suman Nag, and Steven Hand

Submissions from 2009

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Occurrence of mitochondria-targeted Late Embryogenesis Abundant (LEA) gene in animals increases organelle resistance to water stress., Michael Menze, Leaf Boswell, Mehmet Toner, and Steven Hand

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How do animal mitochondria tolerate water stress?, Michael Menze and Steven Hand

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Thermodynamics of effector binding to hemocyanin : influence of temperature., Ariane Pott, Michael Menze, and Manfred Grieshaber

Submissions from 2008

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Mitochondria in energy-limited states : mechanisms that blunt the signaling of cell death., Steven Hand and Michael Menze

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Preservation of eukaryotic cells using reversible pore formation., Steven Hand and Michael Menze

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Desiccation kinetics and biothermodynamics of glass forming trehalose solutions in thin films., Xiaoming He, Alex Fowler, Michael Menze, Steven Hand, and Mehmet Toner

Submissions from 2007

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Life without water : expression of plant LEA genes by an anhydrobiotic arthropod., Steven Hand, Dana Jones, Michael Menze, and Trudy Witt

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Dessication stress., Steven Hand and Michael Menze

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Caspase activity during cell stasis : avoidance of apoptosis in an invertebrate extremophile, Artemia franciscana., Michael Menze and Steven Hand

Submissions from 2006

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Trehalose uptake through P2X7 purinergic channels provides dehydration protection., Gloria Elliott, Jennifer Cusick, Xiang-Hong Liu, Michael Menze, Trudy Witt, Steven Hand, and Mehmet Toner

Submissions from 2005

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Cryopreservation of human hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells loaded with trehalose : transient permeabilization via the adenosine triphosphate-dependent P2Z receptor channel., Sandhya S. Buchanan, Michael A. Menze, Steven C. Hand, David W. Pyatt, and John F. Carpenter

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Trehalose loading through the mitochondrial permeability transition pore enhances desiccation tolerance in rat liver mitochondria., Xiang-Hong Liu, Alptekin Aksan, Michael Menze, Steven Hand, and Mehmet Toner

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Depression of cell metabolism and proliferation by membrane-permeable and -impermeable modulators : role for AMP-to-ATP ratio., Michael Menze, Matthew Clavenna, and Steven Hand

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Allosteric models for multimeric proteins : oxygen-linked effector binding in hemocyanin., Michael Menze, Nadja Hellman, Heinz Decker, and Manfred Grieshaber

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Mitochondrial permeability transition in the crustacean Artemia franciscana : absence of a calcium-regulated pore in the face of profound calcium storage., Michael Menze, Kirk Hutchinson, Susan Laborde, and Steven Hand

Submissions from 2001

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Binding of urate and caffeine to hemocyanin analyzed by isothermal titration calorimetry., Michael Menze, Nadja Hellmann, Heinz Decker, and Manfred Grieshaber

Submissions from 2000

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Binding of urate and caffeine to hemocyanin of the lobster Homarus vulgaris (E.) as studied by isothermal titration calorimetry., Michael Menze, Nadja Hellmann, Heinz Decker, and Manfred Grieshaber