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Prasad C. Tongaonkar, PhD
Assistant Professor of Research Pathology
Pathology
NRT 7504 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 7960

Publications

Rhesus macaque ?-defensin RTD-1 inhibits proinflammatory cytokine secretion and gene expression by inhibiting the activation of NF-?B and MAPK pathways. Rhesus macaque? B and MAPK pathways. J Leukoc Biol. 2015 Dec; 98(6):1061-70. View in: PubMed

High Fidelity Processing and Activation of the Human a-Defensin HNP1 Precursor by Neutrophil Elastase and Proteinase 3. PLoS One. 2012; 7(3):e32469. View in: PubMed

Rhesus macaque theta defensins suppress inflammatory cytokines and enhance survival in mouse models of bacteremic sepsis. PLoS One. 2012; 7(12):e51337. View in: PubMed

Rhesus macaque ?-defensin isoforms: expression, antimicrobial activities, and demonstration of a prominent role in neutrophil granule microbicidal activities. J Leukoc Biol. 2011 Feb; 89(2):283-90. View in: PubMed

SDF2L1, a component of the endoplasmic reticulum chaperone complex, differentially interacts with {alpha}-, {beta}-, and {theta}-defensin propeptides. J Biol Chem. 2009 Feb 27; 284(9):5602-9. View in: PubMed

Transcription of multiple yeast ribosomal DNA genes requires targeting of UAF to the promoter by Uaf30. Mol Cell Biol. 2008 Nov; 28(21):6709-19. View in: PubMed

Histones are required for transcription of yeast rRNA genes by RNA polymerase I. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Jul 19; 102(29):10129-34. View in: PubMed

SIR2 regulates recombination between different rDNA repeats, but not recombination within individual rRNA genes in yeast. Cell. 2004 May 14; 117(4):441-53. View in: PubMed

Rad23 stabilizes Rad4 from degradation by the Ub/proteasome pathway. Nucleic Acids Res. 2004; 32(22):6490-500. View in: PubMed

Purification and assay of upstream activation factor, core factor, Rrn3p, and yeast RNA polymerase I. Methods Enzymol. 2003; 370:109-20. View in: PubMed

A semi-empirical method for prediction of antigenic determinants on protein antigens. FEBS Lett. 1990 Dec 10; 276(1-2):172-4. View in: PubMed

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