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Barbara K. Felber, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Grüter P, Tabernero C, von Kobbe C, Schmitt C, Saavedra C, Bachi A, Wilm M, Felber BK, Izaurralde E.
TAP, the human homolog of Mex67p, mediates CTE-dependent RNA export from the nucleus.
Mol. Cell. 1: 649-59, 1998.
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2)  von Gegerfelt AS, Rosati M, Alicea C, Valentin A, Roth P, Bear J, Franchini G, Albert PS, Bischofberger N, Boyer JD, Weiner DB, Markham P, Israel ZR, Eldridge JH, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK.
Long-lasting decrease in viremia in macaques chronically infected with simian immunodeficiency virus SIVmac251 after therapeutic DNA immunization.
J. Virol. 81: 1972-9, 2007.
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3)  Jalah R, Rosati M, Ganneru B, Pilkington GR, Valentin A, Kulkarni V, Bergamaschi C, Chowdhury B, Zhang G, Beach RK, Alicea C, Broderick KE, Sardesai NY, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK.
The p40 subunit of interleukin (IL)-12 promotes stabilization and export of the p35 subunit: implications for improved IL-12 cytokine production.
J. Biol. Chem. 288: 6763-76, 2013.
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4)  Kulkarni V, Valentin A, Rosati M, Alicea C, Singh AK, Jalah R, Broderick KE, Sardesai NY, Le Gall S, Mothe B, Brander C, Rolland M, Mullins JI, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK.
Altered response hierarchy and increased T-cell breadth upon HIV-1 conserved element DNA vaccination in macaques.
PLoS ONE. 9: e86254, 2014.
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5)  Jalah R, Kulkarni V, Patel V, Rosati M, Alicea C, Bear J, Yu L, Guan Y, Shen X, Tomaras GD, LaBranche C, Montefiori DC, Prattipati R, Pinter A, Bess J, Lifson JD, Reed SG, Sardesai NY, Venzon DJ, Valentin A, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK.
DNA and protein co-immunization improves the magnitude and longevity of humoral immune responses in macaques.
PLoS ONE. 9: e91550, 2014.
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6)  Kulkarni V, Rosati M, Jalah R, Ganneru B, Alicea C, Yu L, Guan Y, Labranche C, Montefiori DC, King AD, Valentin A, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK.
DNA vaccination by intradermal electroporation induces long-lasting immune responses in rhesus macaques.
J. Med. Primatol. [Epub ahead of print], 2014.
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7)  Vargas-Inchaustegui DA, Tuero I, Mohanram V, Musich T, Pegu P, Valentin A, Sui Y, Rosati M, Bear J, Venzon DJ, Kulkarni V, Alicea C, Pilkington GR, Liyanage NP, Demberg T, Gordon SN, Wang Y, Hogg AE, Frey B, Patterson LJ, DiPasquale J, Montefiori DC, Sardesai NY, Reed SG, Berzofsky JA, Franchini G, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN, Robert-Guroff M.
Humoral immunity induced by mucosal and/or systemic SIV-specific vaccine platforms suggests novel combinatorial approaches for enhancing responses.
Clin. Immunol. [Epub ahead of print], 2014.
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8)  Hanson ML, Hixon JA, Li W, Felber BK, Anver MR, Stewart CA, Janelsins BM, Datta SK, Shen W, McLean MH, Durum SK.
Oral delivery of IL-27 recombinant bacteria attenuates immune colitis in mice.
Gastroenterology. 146: 210-221.e13, 2014.
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9)  Vaccari M, Halwani R, Patterson LJ, Boasso A, Beal J, Tryniszewska E, Hryniewicz A, Venzon D, Haddad EK, El-Far M, Rosati M, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK, Al-Muhsen S, Robert-Guroff M, Sekaly RP, Franchini G.
Antibodies to gp120 and PD-1 expression on virus-specific CD8+ T cells in protection from simian AIDS.
J. Virol. 87: 3526-37, 2013.
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10)  Chertova E, Bergamaschi C, Chertov O, Sowder R, Bear J, Roser JD, Beach RK, Lifson JD, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN.
Characterization and Favorable in Vivo Properties of Heterodimeric Soluble IL-15{middle dot}IL-15Ra Cytokine Compared to IL-15 Monomer.
J. Biol. Chem. 288: 18093-103, 2013.
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11)  Kulkarni V, Rosati M, Bear J, Pilkington GR, Jalah R, Bergamaschi C, Singh AK, Alicea C, Chowdhury B, Zhang G, Kim E, Wolinsky SM, Huang W, Guan Y, Labranche C, Montefiori DC, Broderick KE, Sardesai NY, Valentin A, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN.
Comparison of intradermal and intramuscular delivery followed in vivo electroporation of SIV Env DNA in macaques.
Hum Vaccin Immunother. 9: 2081-94, 2013.
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12)  Patel V, Jalah R, Kulkarni V, Valentin A, Rosati M, Alicea C, von Gegerfelt A, Huang W, Guan Y, Keele BF, Bess JW, Piatak M, Lifson JD, Williams WT, Shen X, Tomaras GD, Amara RR, Robinson HL, Johnson W, Broderick KE, Sardesai NY, Venzon DJ, Hirsch VM, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN.
DNA and virus particle vaccination protects against acquisition and confers control of viremia upon heterologous simian immunodeficiency virus challenge.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 110: 2975-80, 2013.
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13)  Kulkarni V, Rosati M, Valentin A, Ganneru B, Singh AK, Yan J, Rolland M, Alicea C, Beach RK, Zhang GM, Le Gall S, Broderick KE, Sardesai NY, Heckerman D, Mothe B, Brander C, Weiner DB, Mullins JI, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK.
HIV-1 p24(gag) Derived Conserved Element DNA Vaccine Increases the Breadth of Immune Response in Mice.
PLoS ONE. 8: e60245, 2013.
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14)  Li J, Valentin A, Kulkarni V, Rosati M, Beach RK, Alicea C, Hannaman D, Reed SG, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN.
HIV/SIV DNA vaccine combined with protein in a co-immunization protocol elicits highest humoral responses to envelope in mice and macaques.
Vaccine. 31: 3747-55, 2013.
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15)  Byrareddy SN, Ayash-Rashkovsky M, Kramer VG, Lee SJ, Correll M, Novembre FJ, Villinger F, Johnson WE, von Gegerfelt A, Felber BK, Ruprecht RM.
Live attenuated rev-independent Nef¯SIV enhances acquisition of heterologous SIVsmE660 in acutely vaccinated rhesus macaques.
PLoS ONE. 8: e75556, 2013.
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16)  Virnik K, Hockenbury M, Ni Y, Beren J, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK, Berkower I.
Live attenuated rubella vectors expressing SIV and HIV vaccine antigens replicate and elicit durable immune responses in rhesus macaques.
Retrovirology. 10: 99, 2013.
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17)  Vaccari M, Keele BF, Bosinger SE, Doster MN, Ma ZM, Pollara J, Hryniewicz A, Ferrari G, Guan Y, Forthal DN, Venzon D, Fenizia C, Morgan T, Montefiori D, Lifson JD, Miller CJ, Silvestri G, Rosati M, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN, Tartaglia J, Franchini G.
Protection afforded by an HIV vaccine candidate in macaques depends on the dose of SIVmac251 at challenge exposure.
J. Virol. 87: 3538-48, 2013.
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18)  Kulkarni V, Rosati M, Valentin A, Jalah R, Alicea C, Yu L, Guan Y, Shen X, Tomaras GD, Labranche C, Montefiori DC, Irene C, Prattipati R, Pinter A, Sullivan SM, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK.
Vaccination with Vaxfectin (®) adjuvanted SIV DNA induces long-lasting humoral immune responses able to reduce SIVmac251 Viremia.
Hum Vaccin Immunother. 9: 2069-80, 2013.
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19)  Bergamaschi C, Bear J, Rosati M, Kelly Beach R, Alicea C, Sowder R, Chertova E, Rosenberg SA, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN.
Circulating interleukin-15 (IL-15) exists as heterodimeric complex with soluble IL-15 receptor alpha (IL-15Rα) in human serum.
Blood. 120: e1-8, 2012.
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20)  Mothe B, Llano A, Ibarrondo J, Zamarreño J, Schiaulini M, Miranda C, Ruiz-Riol M, Berger CT, Herrero MJ, Palou E, Plana M, Rolland M, Khatri A, Heckerman D, Pereyra F, Walker BD, Weiner D, Paredes R, Clotet B, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN, Mullins JI, Brander C.
CTL responses of high functional avidity and broad variant cross-reactivity are associated with HIV control.
PLoS ONE. 7: e29717, 2012.
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21)  Jalah R, Patel V, Kulkarni V, Rosati M, Alicea C, Ganneru B, von Gegerfelt A, Huang W, Guan Y, Broderick KE, Sardesai NY, Labranche C, Montefiori DC, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK.
IL-12 DNA as molecular vaccine adjuvant increases the cytotoxic T cell responses and breadth of humoral immune responses in SIV DNA vaccinated macaques.
Hum Vaccin Immunother. 8: 1620-9, 2012.
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22)  Pilkington GR, Majerciak V, Bear J, Uranishi H, Zheng ZM, Felber BK.
Kaposi"s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus ORF57 is not a bona fide export factor.
J. Virol. 86: 13089-94, 2012.
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23)  Lai L, Kwa SF, Kozlowski PA, Montefiori DC, Nolen TL, Hudgens MG, Johnson WE, Ferrari G, Hirsch VM, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN, Earl PL, Moss B, Amara RR, Robinson HL.
SIVmac239 MVA vaccine with and without a DNA prime, similar prevention of infection by a repeated dose SIVsmE660 challenge despite different immune responses.
Vaccine. 30: 1737-45, 2012.
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24)  Winstone N, Wilson AJ, Morrow G, Boggiano C, Chiuchiolo MJ, Lopez M, Kemelman M, Ginsberg AA, Mullen K, Coleman JW, Wu CD, Narpala S, Ouellette I, Dean HJ, Lin F, Sardesai NY, Cassamasa H, McBride D, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN, Schultz A, Hudgens MG, King CR, Zamb TJ, Parks CL, McDermott AB.
Enhanced control of pathogenic Simian immunodeficiency virus SIVmac239 replication in macaques immunized with an interleukin-12 plasmid and a DNA prime-viral vector boost vaccine regimen.
J. Virol. 85: 9578-87, 2011.
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25)  Strbo N, Vaccari M, Pahwa S, Kolber MA, Fisher E, Gonzalez L, Doster MN, Hryniewicz A, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN, Franchini G, Podack ER.
Gp96 SIV Ig immunization induces potent polyepitope specific, multifunctional memory responses in rectal and vaginal mucosa.
Vaccine. 29: 2619-25, 2011.
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26)  Majerciak V, Uranishi H, Kruhlak M, Pilkington GR, Massimelli MJ, Bear J, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK, Zheng ZM.
Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus ORF57 interacts with cellular RNA export cofactors RBM15 and OTT3 to promote expression of viral ORF59.
J. Virol. 85: 1528-40, 2011.
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27)  Niu L, Termini JM, Kanagavelu SK, Gupta S, Rolland MM, Kulkarni V, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK, Mullins JI, Fischl MA, Stone GW.
Preclinical evaluation of HIV-1 therapeutic ex vivo dendritic cell vaccines expressing consensus Gag antigens and conserved Gag epitopes.
Vaccine. 29: 2110-9, 2011.
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28)  Kulkarni V, Jalah R, Ganneru B, Bergamaschi C, Alicea C, von Gegerfelt A, Patel V, Zhang GM, Chowdhury B, Broderick KE, Sardesai NY, Valentin A, Rosati M, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN.
Comparison of immune responses generated by optimized DNA vaccination against SIV antigens in mice and macaques.
Vaccine. 2010.
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29)  Minang JT, Trivett MT, Bolton DL, Trubey CM, Estes JD, Li Y, Smedley J, Pung R, Rosati M, Jalah R, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK, Piatak M, Roederer M, Lifson JD, Ott DE, Ohlen C.
Distribution, persistence, and efficacy of adoptively transferred central and effector memory-derived autologous Simian Immunodeficiency Virus-specific CD8(+) T cell clones in rhesus macaques during acute infection.
J. Immunol. 184: 315-26, 2010.
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30)  von Gegerfelt A, Valentin A, Alicea C, Van Rompay KK, Marthas ML, Montefiori DC, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK.
Emergence of Simian Immunodeficiency Virus-Specific Cytotoxic CD4+ T Cells and Increased Humoral Responses Correlate with Control of Rebounding Viremia in CD8-Depleted Macaques Infected with Rev-Independent Live-Attenuated Simian Immunodeficiency Virus.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 2010.
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31)  Patel V, Valentin A, Kulkarni V, Rosati M, Bergamaschi C, Jalah R, Alicea C, Minang JT, Trivett MT, Ohlen C, Zhao J, Robert-Guroff M, Khan AS, Draghia-Akli R, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN.
Long-lasting humoral and cellular immune responses and mucosal dissemination after intramuscular DNA immunization.
Vaccine. 28: 4827-36, 2010.
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32)  Santra S, Liao HX, Zhang R, Muldoon M, Watson S, Fischer W, Theiler J, Szinger J, Balachandran H, Buzby A, Quinn D, Parks RJ, Tsao CY, Carville A, Mansfield KG, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK, Haynes BF, Korber BT, Letvin NL.
Mosaic vaccines elicit CD8+ T lymphocyte responses that confer enhanced immune coverage of diverse HIV strains in monkeys.
Nat. Med. 16: 324-8, 2010.
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33)  Witko SE, Johnson JE, Kalyan NK, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN, Sidhu MK, Hendry RM, Udem SA, Parks CL.
Refined methods for propagating vesicular stomatitis virus vectors that are defective for G protein expression.
J. Virol. Methods. 164: 43-50, 2010.
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34)  Valentin A, von Gegerfelt A, Rosati M, Miteloudis G, Alicea C, Bergamaschi C, Jalah R, Patel V, Khan AS, Draghia-Akli R, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK.
Repeated DNA therapeutic vaccination of chronically SIV-infected macaques provides additional virological benefit.
Vaccine. 28: 1962-74, 2010.
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35)  Legiewicz M, Zolotukhin AS, Pilkington GR, Purzycka KJ, Mitchell M, Uranishi H, Bear J, Pavlakis GN, Le Grice SF, Felber BK.
The RNA transport element of the murine musD retrotransposon requires long-range intramolecular interactions for function.
J. Biol. Chem. 285: 42097-104, 2010.
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36)  Valentin A, Chikhlikar P, Patel V, Rosati M, Maciel M, Chang KH, Silvera P, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN, August JT, Marques ET.
Comparison of DNA vaccines producing HIV-1 Gag and LAMP/Gag chimera in rhesus macaques reveals antigen-specific T-cell responses with distinct phenotypes.
Vaccine. 27: 4840-9, 2009.
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37)  Petrovas C, Chaon B, Ambrozak DR, Price DA, Melenhorst JJ, Hill BJ, Geldmacher C, Casazza JP, Chattopadhyay PK, Roederer M, Douek DC, Mueller YM, Jacobson JM, Kulkarni V, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN, Katsikis PD, Koup RA.
Differential association of programmed death-1 and CD57 with ex vivo survival of CD8+ T cells in HIV infection.
J. Immunol. 183: 1120-32, 2009.
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38)  Rosati M, Bergamaschi C, Valentin A, Kulkarni V, Jalah R, Alicea C, Patel V, von Gegerfelt AS, Montefiori DC, Venzon DJ, Khan AS, Draghia-Akli R, Van Rompay KK, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN.
DNA vaccination in rhesus macaques induces potent immune responses and decreases acute and chronic viremia after SIVmac251 challenge.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 106: 15831-6, 2009.
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39)  Salcedo R, Hixon JA, Stauffer JK, Jalah R, Brooks AD, Khan T, Dai RM, Scheetz L, Lincoln E, Back TC, Powell D, Hurwitz AA, Sayers TJ, Kastelein R, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK, Trinchieri G, Wigginton JM.
Immunologic and therapeutic synergy of IL-27 and IL-2: enhancement of T cell sensitization, tumor-specific CTL reactivity and complete regression of disseminated neuroblastoma metastases in the liver and bone marrow.
J. Immunol. 182: 4328-38, 2009.
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40)  Zolotukhin AS, Uranishi H, Lindtner S, Bear J, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK.
Nuclear export factor RBM15 facilitates the access of DBP5 to mRNA.
Nucleic Acids Res. 37: 7151-62, 2009.
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41)  Bergamaschi C, Jalah R, Kulkarni V, Rosati M, Zhang GM, Alicea C, Zolotukhin AS, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN.
Secretion and biological activity of short signal peptide IL-15 is chaperoned by IL-15 receptor alpha in vivo.
J. Immunol. 183: 3064-72, 2009.
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42)  Uranishi H, Zolotukhin AS, Lindtner S, Warming S, Zhang GM, Bear J, Copeland NG, Jenkins NA, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK.
The RNA-binding motif protein 15B (RBM15B/OTT3) acts as cofactor of the nuclear export receptor NXF1.
J. Biol. Chem. 284: 26106-16, 2009.
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43)  Vaccari M, Boasso A, Ma ZM, Cecchinato V, Venzon D, Doster MN, Tsai WP, Shearer GM, Fuchs D, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN, Miller CJ, Franchini G.
CD4+ T-cell loss and delayed expression of modulators of immune responses at mucosal sites of vaccinated macaques following SIV(mac251) infection.
Mucosal immunology. 1: 497-507, 2008.
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44)  Xu R, Megati S, Roopchand V, Luckay A, Masood A, Garcia-Hand D, Rosati M, Weiner DB, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN, Sidhu MK, Eldridge JH, Egan MA.
Comparative ability of various plasmid-based cytokines and chemokines to adjuvant the activity of HIV plasmid DNA vaccines.
Vaccine. 26: 4819-29, 2008.
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45)  Rosati M, Valentin A, Jalah R, Patel V, von Gegerfelt A, Bergamaschi C, Alicea C, Weiss D, Treece J, Pal R, Markham PD, Marques ET, August JT, Khan A, Draghia-Akli R, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN.
Increased immune responses in rhesus macaques by DNA vaccination combined with electroporation.
Vaccine. 26: 5223-9, 2008.
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46)  Bergamaschi C, Rosati M, Jalah R, Valentin A, Kulkarni V, Alicea C, Zhang GM, Patel V, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN.
Intracellular interaction of interleukin-15 with its receptor alpha during production leads to mutual stabilization and increased bioactivity.
J. Biol. Chem. 283: 4189-99, 2008.
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47)  Megati S, Garcia-Hand D, Cappello S, Roopchand V, Masood A, Xu R, Luckay A, Chong SY, Rosati M, Sackitey S, Weiner DB, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN, Israel ZR, Smith LR, Eldridge JH, Sidhu MK, Egan MA.
Modifying the HIV-1 env gp160 gene to improve pDNA vaccine-elicited cell-mediated immune responses.
Vaccine. 26: 5083-94, 2008.
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48)  Zolotukhin AS, Schneider R, Uranishi H, Bear J, Tretyakova I, Michalowski D, Smulevitch S, O'Keeffe S, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK.
The RNA transport element RTE is essential for IAP LTR-retrotransposon mobility.
Virology. 377: 88-99, 2008.
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49)  Halwani R, Boyer JD, Yassine-Diab B, Haddad EK, Robinson TM, Kumar S, Parkinson R, Wu L, Sidhu MK, Phillipson-Weiner R, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK, Lewis MG, Shen A, Siliciano RF, Weiner DB, Sekaly RP.
Therapeutic Vaccination with Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV)-DNA+IL-12 or IL-15 Induces Distinct CD8 Memory Subsets in SIV-Infected Macaques.
J. Immunol. 180: 7969-7979, 2008.
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50)  Luckay A, Sidhu MK, Kjeken R, Megati S, Chong SY, Roopchand V, Garcia-Hand D, Abdullah R, Braun R, Montefiori DC, Rosati M, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN, Mathiesen I, Israel ZR, Eldridge JH, Egan MA.
Effect of plasmid DNA vaccine design and in vivo electroporation on the resulting vaccine-specific immune responses in rhesus macaques.
J. Virol. 81: 5257-69, 2007.
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51)  Jalah R, Rosati M, Kulkarni V, Patel V, Bergamaschi C, Valentin A, Zhang GM, Sidhu MK, Eldridge JH, Weiner DB, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK.
Efficient systemic expression of bioactive IL-15 in mice upon delivery of optimized DNA expression plasmids.
DNA Cell Biol. 26: 827-40, 2007.
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52)  Robinson TM, Sidhu MK, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK, Silvera P, Lewis MG, Eldridge J, Weiner DB, Boyer JD.
Macaques co-immunized with SIVgag/pol-HIVenv and IL-12 plasmid have increased cellular responses.
J. Med. Primatol. 36: 276-84, 2007.
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53)  Felber BK, Zolotukhin AS, Pavlakis GN.
Posttranscriptional Control of HIV-1 and Other Retroviruses and Its Practical Applications.
Adv. Pharmacol. 55: 161-97, 2007.
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54)  Boyer JD, Robinson TM, Kutzler MA, Vansant G, Hokey DA, Kumar S, Parkinson R, Wu L, Sidhu MK, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK, Brown C, Silvera P, Lewis MG, Monforte J, Waldmann TA, Eldridge J, Weiner DB.
Protection against simian/human immunodeficiency virus (SHIV) 89.6P in macaques after coimmunization with SHIV antigen and IL-15 plasmid.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 104: 18648-53, 2007.
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55)  Schadeck EB, Sidhu M, Egan MA, Chong SY, Piacente P, Masood A, Garcia-Hand D, Cappello S, Roopchand V, Megati S, Quiroz J, Boyer JD, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN, Weiner DB, Eldridge JH, Israel ZR.
A dose sparing effect by plasmid encoded IL-12 adjuvant on a SIVgag-plasmid DNA vaccine in rhesus macaques.
Vaccine. 24: 4677-87, 2006.
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56)  Kaur A, Sanford HB, Garry D, Lang S, Klumpp SA, Watanabe D, Bronson RT, Lifson JD, Rosati M, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK, Knipe DM, Desrosiers RC.
Ability of herpes simplex virus vectors to boost immune responses to DNA vectors and to protect against challenge by simian immunodeficiency virus.
Virology. 357: 199-214, 2006.
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57)  Kumar S, Yan J, Muthumani K, Ramanathan MP, Yoon H, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK, Sidhu M, Boyer JD, Weiner DB.
Immunogenicity testing of a novel engineered HIV-1 envelope gp140 DNA vaccine construct.
DNA Cell Biol. 25: 383-92, 2006.
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58)  Hel Z, Tsai WP, Tryniszewska E, Nacsa J, Markham PD, Lewis MG, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK, Tartaglia J, Franchini G.
Improved vaccine protection from simian AIDS by the addition of nonstructural simian immunodeficiency virus genes.
J. Immunol. 176: 85-96, 2006.
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59)  von Gegerfelt AS, Alicea C, Valentin A, Morrow M, van Rompay KK, Ayash-Rashkovsky M, Markham P, Else JG, Marthas ML, Pavlakis GN, Ruprecht RM, Felber BK.
Long lasting control and lack of pathogenicity of the attenuated Rev-independent SIV in rhesus macaques.
AIDS Res. Hum. Retroviruses. 22: 516-28, 2006.
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60)  Watanabe D, Brockman MA, Ndung'u T, Mathews L, Lucas WT, Murphy CG, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN, Deluca NA, Knipe DM.
Properties of a herpes simplex virus multiple immediate-early gene-deleted recombinant as a vaccine vector.
Virology. 357: 186-98, 2006.
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61)  Egan MA, Megati S, Roopchand V, Garcia-Hand D, Luckay A, Chong SY, Rosati M, Sackitey S, Weiner DB, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN, Israel ZR, Eldridge JH, Sidhu MK.
Rational design of a plasmid DNA vaccine capable of eliciting cell-mediated immune responses to multiple HIV antigens in mice.
Vaccine. 24: 4510-23, 2006.
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62)  Lindtner S, Zolotukhin AS, Uranishi H, Bear J, Kulkarni V, Smulevitch S, Samiotaki M, Panayotou G, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN.
RBM15 binds to the RNA transport element RTE and provides a direct link to the NXF1 export pathway.
J Biol Chem. 281: 36915-28, 2006.
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63)  Smulevitch S, Bear J, Alicea C, Rosati M, Jalah R, Zolotukhin AS, von Gegerfelt A, Michalowski D, Moroni C, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK.
RTE and CTE mRNA export elements synergistically increase expression of unstable, Rev-dependent HIV and SIV mRNAs.
Retrovirology. 3: 6, 2006.
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64)  Kutzler MA, Robinson TM, Chattergoon MA, Choo DK, Choo AY, Choe PY, Ramanathan MP, Parkinson R, Kudchodkar S, Tamura Y, Sidhu M, Roopchand V, Kim JJ, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK, Waldmann TA, Boyer JD, Weiner DB.
Coimmunization with an optimized IL-15 plasmid results in enhanced function and longevity of CD8 T cells that are partially independent of CD4 T cell help.
J Immunol. 175: 112-23, 2005.
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65)  Rosati M, von Gegerfelt A, Roth P, Alicea C, Valentin A, Robert-Guroff M, Venzon D, Montefiori DC, Markham P, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN.
DNA vaccines expressing different forms of simian immunodeficiency virus antigens decrease viremia upon SIVmac251 challenge.
J Virol. 79: 8480-92, 2005.
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66)  Hlavaty J, Schittmayer M, Stracke A, Jandl G, Knapp E, Felber BK, Salmons B, Günzburg WH, Renner M.
Effect of posttranscriptional regulatory elements on transgene expression and virus production in the context of retrovirus vectors.
Virology. 341: 1-11, 2005.
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67)  Tan W, Zolotukhin AS, Tretyakova I, Bear J, Lindtner S, Smulevitch SV, Felber BK.
Identification and characterization of the mouse nuclear export factor (Nxf) family members.
Nucleic Acids Res. 33: 3855-65, 2005.
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68)  Tretyakova I, Zolotukhin AS, Tan W, Bear J, Propst F, Ruthel G, Felber BK.
NXF family protein participates in cytoplasmic mRNA trafficking.
J Biol Chem. 280: 31981-90, 2005.
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69)  Smulevitch S, Michalowski D, Zolotukhin AS, Schneider R, Bear J, Roth P, Pavlakis GN, Felber BK.
Structural and functional analysis of the RNA transport element, a member of an extensive family present in the mouse genome.
J Virol. 79: 2356-65, 2005.
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70)  Otero M, Calarota SA, Felber B, Laddy D, Pavlakis G, Boyer JD, Weiner DB.
Resiquimod is a modest adjuvant for HIV-1 gag-based genetic immunization in a mouse model.
Vaccine. 22: 1782-90, 2004.
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PSF acts through the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 mRNA instability elements to regulate virus expression.
Mol Cell Biol. 23: 6618-30, 2003.
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Use of interleukin 15 to enhance interferon-gamma production by antigen-specific stimulated lymphocytes from rhesus macaques.
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An element in the 3' untranslated region of human LINE-1 retrotransposon mRNA binds NXF1(TAP) and can function as a nuclear export element.
RNA. 8: 345-56, 2002.
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Containment of simian immunodeficiency virus infection in vaccinated macaques: correlation with the magnitude of virus-specific pre- and postchallenge CD4+ and CD8+ T cell responses.
J Immunol. 169: 4778-87, 2002.
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75)  Hel Z, Tryniszewska E, Tsai WP, Johnson JM, Harrod R, Fullen J, Kalyanaraman VS, Altman JD, McNally J, Karpova T, Felber BK, Tartaglia J, Franchini G.
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DNA Cell Biol. 21: 619-26, 2002.
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U2AF participates in the binding of TAP (NXF1) to mRNA.
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Identification of a novel posttranscriptional regulatory element by using a rev- and RRE-mutated human immunodeficiency virus type 1 DNA proviral clone as a molecular trap.
J Virol. 75: 4558-69, 2001.
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Potentiation of simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV)-specific CD4(+) and CD8(+) T cell responses by a DNA-SIV and NYVAC-SIV prime/boost regimen.
J Immunol. 167: 7180-91, 2001.
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Retroviral constitutive transport element evolved from cellular TAP(NXF1)-binding sequences.
J Virol. 75: 5567-75, 2001.
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