Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2017 Amygdalar expression of the microRNA miR-101a and its target Ezh2 contribute to rodent anxiety-like behaviourEuropean Journal of Neuroscience.  46:2241-2252. 2017
2016 Changes in clinical context for Kaposi's sarcoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma among people with HIV infection in the United StatesJournal of Clinical Oncology.  34:3276-3283. 2016
2015 Point mutations of the mTOR-RHEB pathway in renal cell carcinomaOncotarget.  6:17895-17910. 2015
2014 Cytomegalovirus enhances macrophage TLR expression and MyD88-mediated signal transduction to potentiate inducible inflammatory responsesJournal of Immunology.  193:5604-5612. 2014
2014 Development and characterization of monoclonal antibodies to detect KlothoHybridoma.  33:420-427. 2014
2014 Fisetin inhibits human melanoma cell invasion through promotion of mesenchymal to epithelial transition and by targeting MAPK and NFκB signaling pathwaysPLoS One.  9. 2014
2014 Over-expression of an inactive mutant cathepsin D increases endogenous alpha-synuclein and cathepsin B activity in SH-SY5Y cellsJournal of Neurochemistry.  128:950-961. 2014
2013 Unfolded protein response (UPR) signaling regulates arsenic trioxide-mediated macrophage innate immune function disruptionToxicology and Applied Pharmacology.  272:879-887. 2013
2013 Identification of a high-mannose ICAM-1 glycoform: Effects of ICAM-1 hypoglycosylation on monocyte adhesion and outside in signaling 2013
2013 Vorinostat, an HDAC inhibitor attenuates epidermoid squamous cell carcinoma growth by dampening mTOR signaling pathway in a human xenograft murine modelToxicology and Applied Pharmacology.  266:233-244. 2013
2012 CHOP potentially co-operates with FOXO3a in neuronal cells to regulate PUMA and BIM expression in response to ER stressPLoS One.  7. 2012
2011 The latency-associated nuclear antigen, a multifunctional protein central to Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus latencyFuture Microbiology.  6:1399-1413. 2011
2010 Lysosome dysfunction triggers Atg7-dependent neural apoptosisJournal of Biological Chemistry.  285:10497-10507. 2010
2010 Bicaudal D1-dependent trafficking of human cytomegalovirus tegument protein pp150 in virus-infected cellsJournal of Virology.  84:3162-3177. 2010
2009 Bcl-2/adenovirus E1B 19-kd interacting protein 3 (BNIP3) regulates hypoxia-induced neural precursor cell deathJournal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology.  68:1326-1338. 2009
2007 Determination of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus C-terminal latency-associated nuclear antigen residues mediating chromosome association and DNA bindingJournal of Virology.  81:4348-4356. 2007
2007 Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus C-terminal LANA concentrates at pericentromeric and peri-telomeric regions of a subset of mitotic chromosomesVirology.  357:149-157. 2007
2007 RNAPol-ChIP analysis of transcription from FSHD-linked tandem repeats and satellite DNA 2007
2006 Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus latency-associated nuclear antigen interacts with bromodomain protein Brd4 on host mitotic chromosomesJournal of Virology.  80:8909-8919. 2006
2004 Definition of sequence requirements for latency-associated nuclear antigen 1 binding to Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus DNAJournal of Virology.  78:14033-14038. 2004
2004 KSHV LANA1 binds DNA as an oligomer and residues N-terminal to the oligomerization domain are essential for DNA binding, replication, and episome persistenceVirology.  319:225-236. 2004
2004 The Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus Latency-Associated Nuclear Antigen 1 N Terminus Is Essential for Chromosome Association, DNA Replication, and Episome PersistenceJournal of Virology.  78:294-301. 2004
2002 The KSHV latency-associated nuclear antigen: a multifunctional protein.Frontiers in Bioscience-Landmark.  7. 2002
2001 Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus latency-associated nuclear antigen 1 mediates episome persistence through cis-acting terminal repeat (TR) sequence and specifically binds TR DNAJournal of Virology.  75:3250-3258. 2001
2001 The Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus latency-associated nuclear antigenViral Immunology.  14:311-317. 2001
1999 Erratum: (Science (April 23, 1999) (548-549))Science.  284:1623. 1999
1999 Efficient persistence of extrachromosomal KSHV DNA mediated by latency- associated nuclear antigenScience.  284:641-644. 1999
1998 Primary-effusion lymphoma and Kaposi's sarcoma in a cardiac-transplant recipientNew England Journal of Medicine.  339:444-449. 1998
1997 Elevation of cyclic AMP levels in astrocytes antagonizes cytokine- induced adhesion molecule expressionJournal of Neurochemistry.  69:1438-1448. 1997
1995 Interleukin 1‐β‐ and tumor necrosis factor‐α‐mediated regulation of ICAM‐1 gene expression in astrocytes requires protein kinase C activityGlia.  14:267-278. 1995
1995 Second messenger systems in the regulation of cytokines and adhesion molecules in the central nervous systemBrain, Behavior, and Immunity.  9:304-314. 1995
1994 Regulation of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 gene expression by tumor necrosis factor-α, interleukin-1β, and interferon-γ in astrocytesJournal of Neuroimmunology.  51:209-220. 1994

Full Name

  • Mary Ballestas