Themes / Biochemistry

Biochemistry

Biology at the chemical level.

Biochemistry Researchers

Amosy M'Koma, M.D., MS., Ph.D.

Associate Professor
School of Medicine

(615) 327-6796
amkoma@mmc.edu

Amos Sakwe, PhD, MSCI

Associate Professor
School of Graduate Studies and Research
Center for Women's Health Research

(615) 327-6064
asakwe@mmc.edu

LaMonica Stewart, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
School of Medicine

(615) 327-6749
lstewart@mmc.edu

Samuel Evans Adunyah, PhD

Professor and Chair
Department of Biochemistry and Cancer Biology

sadunyah@mmc.edu

Subodh Nag, PhD

Assistant Professor
School of Medicine

(615) 327-6926
snag@mmc.edu

Biochemistry Team Publications

Activation of proline biosynthesis is critical to maintain glutamate homeostasis during acute methamphetamine exposure.
Jones B, Balasubramaniam M, Lebowitz JJ, Taylor A, Villalta F, Khoshbouei H, Grueter C, Grueter B, Dash C, Pandhare J

Astrocyte-specific deletion of the transcription factor Yin Yang 1 in murine substantia nigra mitigates manganese-induced dopaminergic neurotoxicity.
Pajarillo E, Johnson J Jr, Rizor A, Nyarko-Danquah I, Adinew G, Bornhorst J, Stiboller M, Schwerdtle T, Son DS, Aschner M, Lee E

Phase II Study of Immunotherapy With Tecemotide and Bevacizumab After Chemoradiation in Patients With Unresectable Stage III Non-Squamous Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer (NS-NSCLC): A Trial of the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (E6508).
Patel JD, Lee JW, Carbone DP, Wagner H, Shanker A, de Aquino MTP, Horn L, Johnson ML, Gerber DE, Liu JJ, Das MS, Al-Nsour MA, Dakhil CSR, Ramalingam S, Schiller JH

The rapid endocytic uptake of fetuin-A by adherent tumor cells is mediated by Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4).
Thomas PL, Nangami G, Rana T, Evans A, Williams SD, Crowell D, Shanker A, Sakwe AM, Ochieng J

Critical Neurotransmitters in the Neuroimmune Network.
Hodo TW, de Aquino MTP, Shimamoto A, Shanker A