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Jairaj K. Acharya, MBBS, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Rao RP, Scheffer L, Srideshikan SM, Parthibane V, Kosakowska-Cholody T, Masood MA, Nagashima K, Gudla P, Lockett S, Acharya U, Acharya JK.
Ceramide transfer protein deficiency compromises organelle function and leads to senescence in primary cells.
PLoS ONE. 9: e92142, 2014.
2)  Masood MA, Rao RP, Acharya JK, Blonder J, Veenstra TD.
Quantitation of multiple sphingolipid classes using normal and reversed-phase LC-ESI-MS/MS: comparative profiling of two cell lines.
Lipids. 47: 209-26, 2012.
3)  Yuan C, Rao RP, Jesmin N, Bamba T, Nagashima K, Pascual A, Preat T, Fukusaki E, Acharya U, Acharya JK.
CDase is a pan-ceramidase in Drosophila.
Mol. Biol. Cell. 22: 33-43, 2011.
4)  Scheffer L, Raghavendra PR, Jing-Jing M, Acharya JK.
Ceramide Transfer Protein and Cancer.
Anticancer Agents Med Chem. 11: 904-10, 2011.
5)  Yonamine I, Bamba T, Nirala N, Jasmin N, Kosakowska-Cholody T, Nagashima K, Eiichiro F, Acharya JK, Acharya U.
Sphingosine kinases and their metabolites modulate endolysosomal trafficking in photoreceptors.
J Cell Biol. 192: 557-567, 2011.
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6)  Masood MA, Yuan C, Acharya JK, Veenstra TD, Blonder J.
Quantitation of ceramide phosphorylethanolamines containing saturated and unsaturated sphingoid base cores.
Anal. Biochem. 400: 259-69, 2010.
7)  Dasgupta U, Bamba T, Chiantia S, Karim P, Abou Tayoun AN, Yonamine I, Rawat SS, Rao RP, Nagashima K, Fukusaki E, Puri V, Dolph PJ, Schwille P, Acharya JK, Acharya U.
Ceramide kinase regulates phospholipase C and phosphatidylinositol 4, 5, bisphosphate in phototransduction.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 106: 20063-8, 2009.
8)  Wang X, Pralhada Rao R, Kosakowska-Cholody T, Athar Masood M, Southon E, Zhang H, Berthet C, Nagashima K, Veenstra TK, Tessarollo L, Acharya U, Acharya JK.
Mitochondrial Degeneration and Not Apoptosis is the Primary cause of Embryonic Lethality in Ceramide Transfer Protein Mutant Mice.
J Cell Biol. 184: 143-158, 2009.
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9)  Acharya JK, Dasgupta U, Rawat SS, Yuan C, Sanxaridis PD, Yonamine I, Karim P, Nagashima K, Brodsky MH, Tsunoda S, Acharya U.
Cell non-autonomous function of ceramidase in photoreceptor homeostasis.
Neuron. 57: 69-79, 2008.
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10)  Pralhada Rao R, Yuan C, Allegood JC, Rawat SS, Edwards M, Wang X, Merrill Jr AH, Acharya U, Acharya JK.
Ceramide transfer protein function is essential for normal oxidative stress response and lifespan.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 27: 11364-11369, 2007.
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