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TgATAT-Mediated α-Tubulin Acetylation Is Required for Division of the Protozoan Parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Varberg JM,  Padgett LR , Arrizabalaga GA, Sullivan, Jr. WJ, Ira J.Blader,  Editor. mSphere February 2016 (1)1.

An ensemble of specifically targeted proteins stabilizes cortical microtubules in the human parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Liu J, He Y, Benmerzouga I, Sullivan WJ Jr, Morrissette NS, Murray JM, Hu K. Mol Biol Cell. 2016 Feb 1;27(3):549-71. doi: 10.1091/mbc.E15-11-0754. Epub 2015 Dec 17.


Effective Targeting of the Survivin Dimerization Interface with Small-Molecule Inhibitors. Qi J, Dong Z, Liu J, Peery RC, Zhang S, Liu JY, Zhang JT. Cancer Res. 2016 Jan 15;76(2):453-62.  PMID: 26744521  

Repositioning proton pump inhibitors as anticancer drugs by targeting the thioesterasedomain of human fatty acid synthase.
 Fako VE1, Wu X, Pflug B, Liu JY, Zhang JT. J Med Chem. 2015 Jan 22;58(2):778-84. PMCID: PMC4306520


A small molecule compound targeting STAT3 DNA-binding domain inhibits cancer cell proliferation, migration, and invasion. Huang W, Dong Z, Wang F, Peng H, Liu JY, Zhang JT. ACS Chem Biol. 2014 May 16;9(5):1188-96   PMCID:PMC4033648 

Toxoplasma gondii lysine acetyltransferase GCN5-A functions in the cellular response to alkaline stress and expression of cyst genes.
 Naguleswaran A, Elias EV, McClintick J, Edenberg HJ, Sullivan WJ Jr. (2010)PLoS Pathog. Dec 16;6(12):e1001232. PMID:21179246  PMCID: PMC3003489

Capsaicin-evoked iCGRP release from human dental pulp: a model system for the study of peripheral neuropeptide secretion in normal healthy tissue.
 Fehrenbacher JC1, Sun XX, Locke EE, Henry MA, Hargreaves KM.Pain. 2009 Aug;144(3):253-61. PMCID: PMC2759350


IL-1 induces IGF-dependent epithelial proliferation in prostate development and reactive hyperplasia
. Jerde TJ, Bushman W. Science Signaling. 2009 2(86): 49 PMCID: PMC2949294


Caenohabditis elegans in Parkinson’s disease drug discovery: addressing an unmet medical need. Nass, R., Merchant, KM., Ryan, T., (2008) Molecular Interventions. 8:284-93 PMID: 19144901



A pair of unusual GCN5 histone acetyltransferases and ADA2 homologues in the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondiiBhatti MB, Livingston M, Mullapudi N, Sullivan Jr WJ. (2006) Eukaryotic Cell, 5:62-76. PMID:16400169 



Histone-modifying complexes regulate gene expression pertinent to the differentiation of the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii.
  Saksouk N, Bhatti MM, Kieffer S, Smith AT, Musset K, Garin J, Sullivan WJ Jr, Cesbron-Delauw MF, Hakimi MA. (2005).  Mol Cell Biol. Dec;25(23):10301-14. PMID: 16287846


Unraveling the story of NGF-mediated sensitization of nociceptive sensory neurons: ON or OFF the Trks? Nicol GD, Vasko MR. (2007)  Mol Interv. Feb;7(1):26-41. PMID: 17339604

Cellular mechanisms of neurogenic inflammation. 
Richardson JD, Vasko MR. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2002 Sep;302(3):839-45. Review. PMID: 12183638

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