Johns Hopkins Drug Discovery - 2012 Publications
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32. Berry JF, Ferraris DV, Duvall B, Hin N, Rais R, Alt J, Thomas AG, Rojas C, Hashimoto K, Slusher BS, Tsukamoto T. Synthesis and SAR of 1-hydroxy-1H-benzo[d]imidazol-2(3H)-ones as Inhibitors of D-Amino Acid Oxidase. ACS Med Chem Lett. 2012;3(10):839-43. [PubMed]


31. Rais R, Thomas AG, Wozniak K, Wu Y, Jaaro-Peled H, Sawa A, Strick CA, Engle SJ, Brandon NJ, Rojas C, Slusher BS, Tsukamoto T. Pharmacokinetics of oral D-serine in D-amino acid oxidase knockout mice. Drug Metab Dispos. 2012;40(11):2067-73. [PubMed]


30. Stoermer D, Vitharana D, Hin N, Delahanty G, Duvall B, Ferraris DV, Grella BS, Hoover R, Rojas C, Shanholtz MK, Smith KP, Stathis M, Wu Y, Wozniak KM, Slusher BS, Tsukamoto T. Design, synthesis, and pharmacological evaluation of glutamate carboxypeptidase II (GCPII) inhibitors based on thioalkylbenzoic acid scaffolds. J Med Chem. 2012;55(12):5922-32. [PubMed]


29. Rojas C, Slusher BS. Pharmacological mechanisms of 5-HT(3) and tachykinin NK(1) receptor antagonism to prevent chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. Eur J Pharmacol. 2012;684(1-3):1-7. [PubMed]


28. Le A, Lane AN, Hamaker M, Bose S, Gouw A, Barbi J, Tsukamoto T, Rojas CJ, Slusher BS, Zhang H, Zimmerman LJ, Liebler DC, Slebos RJ, Lorkiewicz PK, Higashi RM, Fan TW, Dang CV. Glucose-independent glutamine metabolism via TCA cycling for proliferation and survival in B cells. Cell Metab. 2012;15(1):110-21. [PubMed]


27. Yuneva MO, Fan TW, Allen TD, Higashi RM, Ferraris DV, Tsukamoto T, Mates JM, Alonso FJ, Wang C, Seo Y, Chen X, Bishop JM. The metabolic profile of tumors depends on both the responsible genetic lesion and tissue type. Cell Metab. 2012;15(2):157-70. [PubMed]


26. Chen Y, Pullambhatla M, Banerjee SR, Byun Y, Stathis M, Rojas C, Slusher BS, Mease RC, Pomper MG. Synthesis and biological evaluation of low molecular weight fluorescent imaging agents for the prostate-specific membrane antigen. Bioconjug Chem. 2012;23(12):2377-85.  [PubMed]


25. Shukla K, Ferraris DV, Thomas AG, Stathis M, Duvall B, Delahanty G, Alt J, Rais R, Rojas C, Gao P, Xiang Y, Dang CV, Slusher BS, Tsukamoto T. Design, synthesis, and pharmacological evaluation of bis-2-(5-phenylacetamido-1,2,4-thiadiazol-2-yl)ethyl sulfide 3 (BPTES) analogs as glutaminase inhibitors. J Med Chem. 2012;55(23):10551-63. [PubMed]


24. Rahn KA, Watkins CC, Alt J, Rais R, Stathis M, Grishkan I, Crainiceau CM, Pomper MG, Rojas C, Pletnikov MV, Calabresi PA, Brandt J, Barker PB, Slusher BS, Kaplin AI. Inhibition of glutamate carboxypeptidase II (GCPII) activity as a treatment for cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109(49):20101-6. [PubMed]


23. Rais R, Hoover R, Wozniak K, Rudek MA, Tsukamoto T, Alt J, Rojas C, Slusher BS. Reversible disulfide formation of the glutamate carboxypeptidase II inhibitor E2072 results in prolonged systemic exposures in vivo. Drug Metab Dispos. 2012;40(12):2315-23. [PubMed]


22. Wozniak KM, Wu Y, Vornov JJ, Lapidus R, Rais R, Rojas C, Tsukamoto T, Slusher BS. The orally active glutamate carboxypeptidase II inhibitor E2072 exhibits sustained nerve exposure and attenuates peripheral neuropathy. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2012;343(3):746-54. [PubMed]


21. Cho SY, Gage KL, Mease RC, Senthamizhchelvan S, Holt DP, Jeffrey-Kwanisai A, Endres CJ, Dannals RF, Sgouros G, Lodge M, Eisenberger MA, Rodriguez R, Carducci MA, Rojas C, Slusher BS, Kozikowski AP, Pomper MG. Biodistribution, tumor detection, and radiation dosimetry of 18F-DCFBC, a low-molecular-weight inhibitor of prostate-specific membrane antigen, in patients with metastatic prostate cancer. J Nucl Med. 2012;53(12):1883-91. [PubMed]


20. Stathis M, Pietra C, Rojas C, Slusher BS. Inhibition of substance P-mediated responses in NG108-15 cells by netupitant and palonosetron exhibit synergistic effects. Eur J Pharmacol. 2012;689(1-3):25-30. [PubMed]


19. Ferraris DV, Shukla K, Tsukamoto T. Structure-activity relationships of glutamate carboxypeptidase II (GCPII) inhibitors. Curr Med Chem. 2012;19(9):1282-94.  [PubMed]


18. Barinka C, Rojas C, Slusher B, Pomper M. Glutamate carboxypeptidase II in diagnosis and treatment of neurologic disorders and prostate cancer. Curr Med Chem. 2012;19(6):856-70. [PubMed]


17. Cavaletti G, Slusher B. Regulation of glutamate synthesis via inhibition of glutamate carboxypeptidase II (GCPII): an effective method to treat central and peripheral nervous system disorders. Curr Med Chem. 2012;19(9):1259-60. [PubMed]


16. Marmiroli P, Slusher B, Cavaletti G. Tissue distribution of glutamate carboxypeptidase II (GCPII) with a focus on the central and peripheral nervous system. Curr Med Chem. 2012;19(9):1277-81. [PubMed]


15. Wozniak KM, Rojas C, Wu Y, Slusher BS. The role of glutamate signaling in pain processes and its regulation by GCP II inhibition. Curr Med Chem. 2012;19(9):1323-34. [PubMed]


14. Rahn KA, Slusher BS, Kaplin AI. Glutamate in CNS neurodegeneration and cognition and its regulation by GCPII inhibition. Curr Med Chem. 2012;19(9):1335-45. [PubMed]