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Drazen B. Zimonjic, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Tripathi V, Popescu NC, Zimonjic DB.
DLC1 induces expression of E-cadherin in prostate cancer cells through Rho pathway and suppresses invasion.
Oncogene. 33: 724-33, 2014.
2)  Zimonjic DB, Chan LN, Tripathi V, Lu J, Kwon O, Popescu NC, Lowy DR, Tamanoi F.
In vitro and in vivo effects of geranylgeranyltransferase I inhibitor P61A6 on non-small cell lung cancer cells.
BMC Cancer. 13: 198, 2013.
3)  Tripathi V, Popescu NC, Zimonjic DB.
DLC1 Interaction with α-Catenin Stabilizes Adherens Junctions and Enhances DLC1 Antioncogenic Activity.
Mol. Cell. Biol. 32: 2145-59, 2012.
4)  Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC.
Role of DLC1 tumor suppressor gene and MYC oncogene in pathogenesis of human hepatocellular carcinoma: Potential prospects for combined targeted therapeutics (Review).
International journal of oncology. 2012.
5)  Yang X, Popescu NC, Zimonjic DB.
DLC1 interaction with S100A10 mediates inhibition of in vitro cell invasion and tumorigenicity of lung cancer cells through a RhoGAP-independent mechanism.
Cancer Res. 71: 2916-25, 2011.
6)  Drgonova J, Zimonjic DB, Hall FS, Uhl GR.
Effect of KEPI (Ppp1r14c) deletion on morphine analgesia and tolerance in mice of different genetic backgrounds: when a knockout is near a relevant quantitative trait locus.
Neuroscience. 165: 882-895, 2010.
7)  Zimonjic DB, Zhou X, Lee JS, Ullmannova-Benson V, Tripathi V, Thorgeirsson SS, Popescu NC.
Acquired genetic and functional alterations associated with transforming growth factor beta type I resistance in Hep3B human hepatocellular carcinoma cell line.
J. Cell. Mol. Med. 2009.
8)  Ullmannova-Benson V, Guan M, Zhou X, Tripathi V, Yang XY, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC.
DLC1 tumor suppressor gene inhibits migration and invasion of multiple myeloma cells through RhoA GTPase pathway.
Leukemia. 23: 383-90, 2009.
9)  Zimonjic DB, Ullmannova-Benson V, Factor VM, Thorgeirsson SS, Popescu NC.
Recurrent and nonrandom DNA copy number and chromosome alterations in Myc transgenic mouse model for hepatocellular carcinogenesis: implications for human disease.
Cancer Genet. Cytogenet. 191: 17-26, 2009.
10)  Liu J, Kaur G, Zhawar VK, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Kandpal RP, Athwal RS.
Role of SV40 integration site at chromosomal interval 1q21.1 in immortalized CRL2504 cells.
Cancer Res. 69: 7819-25, 2009.
11)  Sedelnikova OA, Horikawa I, Redon C, Nakamura A, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Bonner WM.
Delayed kinetics of DNA double-strand break processing in normal and pathological aging.
Aging Cell. 7: 89-100, 2008.
12)  Zhou X, Zimonjic DB, Park SW, Yang XY, Durkin ME, Popescu NC.
DLC1 suppresses distant dissemination of human hepatocellular carcinoma cells in nude mice through reduction of RhoA GTPase activity, actin cytoskeletal disruption and down-regulation of genes involved in metastasis.
Int. J. Oncol. 32: 1285-91, 2008.
13)  Durkin ME, Yuan B, Zhou X, Zimonjic DB, Lowy DR, Thorgeirsson SS, Popescu NC.
DLC-1:a Rho GTPase-activating protein and tumour suppressor.
J. Cell. Mol. Med. 11: 1185-207, 2007.
14)  Liao MJ, Zhang CC, Zhou B, Zimonjic DB, Mani SA, Kaba M, Gifford A, Reinhardt F, Popescu NC, Guo W, Eaton EN, Lodish HF, Weinberg RA.
Enrichment of a population of mammary gland cells that form mammospheres and have in vivo repopulating activity.
Cancer Res. 67: 8131-8, 2007.
15)  Miao ZH, Player A, Shankavaram U, Wang YH, Zimonjic DB, Lorenzi PL, Liao ZY, Liu H, Shimura T, Zhang HL, Meng LH, Zhang YW, Kawasaki ES, Popescu NC, Aladjem MI, Goldstein DJ, Weinstein JN, Pommier Y.
Nonclassic functions of human topoisomerase I: genome-wide and pharmacologic analyses.
Cancer Res. 67: 8752-61, 2007.
16)  Min JN, Huang L, Zimonjic DB, Moskophidis D, Mivechi NF.
Selective suppression of lymphomas by functional loss of Hsf1 in a p53-deficient mouse model for spontaneous tumors.
Oncogene. 26: 5086-97, 2007.
17)  Erdreich-Epstein A, Ganguly AK, Shi XH, Zimonjic DB, Shackleford GM.
Androgen inducibility of Fgf8 in Shionogi carcinoma 115 cells correlates with an adjacent t(5;19) translocation.
Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 45: 169-81, 2006.
18)  Bera TK, Saint Fleur A, Lee Y, Kydd A, Hahn Y, Popescu NC, Zimonjic DB, Lee B, Pastan I.
POTE paralogs are induced and differentially expressed in many cancers.
Cancer Res. 66: 52-6, 2006.
19)  Zimonjic DB, Liu J, Xu WH, Zhou X, Popescu NC, Shi GP.
Assignment of murine placental cathepsin R to mouse chromosome bands 13B2-B3 by fluorescence in situ hybridization.
Cytogenet Genome Res. 111: 96, 2005.
20)  Zimonjic DB, Kato Y, Ying H, Popescu NC, Cheng SY.
Chromosomal aberrations in cell lines derived from thyroid tumors spontaneously developed in TRbetaPV/PV mice.
Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 161: 104-9, 2005.
21)  Kaur GP, Reddy DE, Zimonjic DB, de Riel JK, Athwal RS.
Functional identification of a BAC clone from 16q24 carrying a senescence gene SEN16 for breast cancer cells.
Oncogene. 24: 47-54, 2005.
22)  Sims-Mourtada JC, Bruce S, McKeller MR, Rangel R, Guzman-Rojas L, Cain K, Lopez C, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Gordon J, Wilkinson MF, Martinez-Valdez H.
The human AKNA gene expresses multiple transcripts and protein isoforms as a result of alternative promoter usage, splicing, and polyadenylation.
DNA Cell Biol. 24: 325-38, 2005.
23)  Park SW, Ludes-Meyers J, Zimonjic DB, Durkin ME, Popescu NC, Aldaz CM.
Frequent downregulation and loss of WWOX gene expression in human hepatocellular carcinoma.
Br J Cancer. 91: 753-9, 2004.
24)  Sedelnikova OA, Horikawa I, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Bonner WM, Barrett JC.
Senescing human cells and ageing mice accumulate DNA lesions with unrepairable double-strand breaks.
Nat Cell Biol. 6: 168-70, 2004.
25)  Zhang H, Meng LH, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Pommier Y.
Thirteen-exon-motif signature for vertebrate nuclear and mitochondrial type IB topoisomerases.
Nucleic Acids Res. 32: 2087-92, 2004.
26)  Yuan BZ, Zhou X, Zimonjic DB, Durkin ME, Popescu NC.
Amplification and overexpression of the EMS 1 oncogene, a possible prognostic marker, in human hepatocellular carcinoma.
J Mol Diagn. 5: 48-53, 2003.
27)  Yuan BZ, Zhou X, Durkin ME, Zimonjic DB, Gumundsdottir K, Eyfjord JE, Thorgeirsson SS, Popescu NC.
DLC-1 gene inhibits human breast cancer cell growth and in vivo tumorigenicity.
Oncogene. 22: 445-50, 2003.
28)  Rikiyama T, Curtis J, Oikawa M, Zimonjic DB, Popescu N, Murphy BA, Wilson MA, Johnson AC.
GCF2: expression and molecular analysis of repression.
Biochim Biophys Acta. 1629: 15-25, 2003.
29)  Westervelt P, Lane AA, Pollock JL, Oldfather K, Holt MS, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, DiPersio JF, Ley TJ.
High-penetrance mouse model of acute promyelocytic leukemia with very low levels of PML-RARalpha expression.
Blood. 102: 1857-65, 2003.
30)  Choi MS, Anderson MA, Zhang Z, Zimonjic DB, Popescu N, Mukherjee AB.
Neutral ceramidase gene: role in regulating ceramide-induced apoptosis.
Gene. 315: 113-22, 2003.
31)  Zimonjic DB, Durkin ME, Keck-Waggoner CL, Park SW, Thorgeirsson SS, Popescu NC.
SMAD5 gene expression, rearrangements, copy number, and amplification at fragile site FRA5C in human hepatocellular carcinoma.
Neoplasia. 5: 390-6, 2003.
32)  Popescu NC, Zimonjic DB.
Chromosome and gene alterations in breast cancer as markers for diagnosis and prognosis as well as pathogenetic targets for therapy.
Am J Med Genet. 115: 142-9, 2002.
33)  Popescu NC, Zimonjic DB.
Chromosome-mediated alterations of the MYC gene in human cancer.
J Cell Mol Med. 6: 151-9, 2002.
34)  Niimi T, Copeland NG, Gilbert DJ, Jenkins NA, Srisodsai A, Zimonjic DB, Keck-Waggoner CL, Popescu NC, Kimura S.
Cloning, expression, and chromosomal localization of the mouse gene (Scgb3a1, alias Ugrp2) that encodes a member of the novel uteroglobin-related protein gene family.
Cytogenet Genome Res. 97: 120-7, 2002.
35)  Bera TK, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Sathyanarayana BK, Kumar V, Lee B, Pastan I.
POTE, a highly homologous gene family located on numerous chromosomes and expressed in prostate, ovary, testis, placenta, and prostate cancer.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 99: 16975-80, 2002.
36)  Stewart SA, Hahn WC, O'Connor BF, Banner EN, Lundberg AS, Modha P, Mizuno H, Brooks MW, Fleming M, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Weinberg RA.
Telomerase contributes to tumorigenesis by a telomere length-independent mechanism.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 99: 12606-11, 2002.
37)  Turner BC, Ottey M, Zimonjic DB, Potoczek M, Hauck WW, Pequignot E, Keck-Waggoner CL, Sevignani C, Aldaz CM, McCue PA, Palazzo J, Huebner K, Popescu NC.
The fragile histidine triad/common chromosome fragile site 3B locus and repair-deficient cancers.
Cancer Res. 62: 4054-60, 2002.
38)  Takebayashi Y, Pourquier P, Zimonjic DB, Nakayama K, Emmert S, Ueda T, Urasaki Y, Kanzaki A, Akiyama SI, Popescu N, Kraemer KH, Pommier Y.
Antiproliferative activity of ecteinascidin 743 is dependent upon transcription-coupled nucleotide-excision repair.
Nat Med. 7: 961-6, 2001.
39)  Podolski J, Byrski T, Zajaczek S, Druck T, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Kata G, Borowka A, Gronwald J, Lubinski J, Huebner K.
Characterization of a familial RCC-associated t(2;3)(q33;q21) chromosome translocation.
J Hum Genet. 46: 685-93, 2001.
40)  Niimi T, Nagashima K, Ward JM, Minoo P, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Kimura S.
claudin-18, a novel downstream target gene for the T/EBP/NKX2.1 homeodomain transcription factor, encodes lung- and stomach-specific isoforms through alternative splicing.
Mol Cell Biol. 21: 7380-90, 2001.
41)  Zimonjic D, Brooks MW, Popescu N, Weinberg RA, Hahn WC.
Derivation of human tumor cells in vitro without widespread genomic instability.
Cancer Res. 61: 8838-44, 2001.
42)  Zimonjic DB, Zhang H, Shan Z, Factor V, Trent J, Thorgeirsson SS, Popescu NC.
DNA amplification associated with double minutes originating from chromosome 19 in mouse hepatocellular carcinoma.
Cytogenet Cell Genet. 93: 114-6, 2001.
43)  Elenbaas B, Spirio L, Koerner F, Fleming MD, Zimonjic DB, Donaher JL, Popescu NC, Hahn WC, Weinberg RA.
Human breast cancer cells generated by oncogenic transformation of primary mammary epithelial cells.
Genes Dev. 15: 50-65, 2001.
44)  Zhang H, Barceló JM, Lee B, Kohlhagen G, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Pommier Y.
Human mitochondrial topoisomerase I.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 98: 10608-13, 2001.
45)  Mandal AK, Zhang Z, Chou JY, Zimonjic D, Keck CL, Popescu N, Mukherjee AB.
Molecular characterization of murine pancreatic phospholipase A(2).
DNA Cell Biol. 20: 149-57, 2001.
46)  Zimonjic DB, Keck-Waggoner C, Popescu NC.
Novel genomic imbalances and chromosome translocations involving c-myc gene in Burkitt's lymphoma.
Leukemia. 15: 1582-8, 2001.
47)  Zimonjic DB, Pollock JL, Westervelt P, Popescu NC, Ley TJ.
Acquired, nonrandom chromosomal abnormalities associated with the development of acute promyelocytic leukemia in transgenic mice.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 97: 13306-11, 2000.
48)  Yuan BZ, Keck-Waggoner C, Zimonjic DB, Thorgeirsson SS, Popescu NC.
Alterations of the FHIT gene in human hepatocellular carcinoma.
Cancer Res. 60: 1049-53, 2000.
49)  Boyd MT, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Athwal R, Haines DS.
Assignment of the MDM2 binding protein gene (MTBP) to human chromosome band 8q24 by in situ hybridization.
Cytogenet Cell Genet. 90: 64-5, 2000.
50)  Sanders S, Keck-Waggoner CL, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Thorgeirsson SS.
Assignment of WDR7 (alias TRAG, TGF-beta resistance associated gene) to orthologous regions of human chromosome 18q21.1-->q22 and mouse chromosome 18D.1-E.3 by fluorescence in situ hybridization.
Cytogenet Cell Genet. 88: 324-5, 2000.
51)  Patterson JM, Johnson MH, Zimonjic DB, Graubert TA.
Characterization of Ly-6M, a novel member of the Ly-6 family of hematopoietic proteins.
Blood. 95: 3125-32, 2000.
52)  Lemmer ER, Welch JL, Tsai T, Keck-Waggoner CL, Huh C, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Thorgeirsson SS.
Genomic structure and chromosome location of the mouse RelA p65 gene (Rela).
Cytogenet Cell Genet. 89: 129-32, 2000.
53)  Zhang Z, Mandal AK, Mital A, Popescu N, Zimonjic D, Moser A, Moser H, Mukherjee AB.
Human acid ceramidase gene: novel mutations in Farber disease.
Mol Genet Metab. 70: 301-9, 2000.
54)  Zimonjic DB, Keck-Waggoner CL, Yuan BZ, Kraus MH, Popescu NC.
Profile of genetic alterations and tumorigenicity of human breast cancer cells.
Int J Oncol. 16: 221-30, 2000.
55)  Yuan BZ, Yang Y, Keck-Waggoner CL, Zimonjic DB, Thorgeirsson SS, Popescu NC.
Assignment and cloning of mouse Arhgap7 to chromosome 8A4-B2, a conserved syntenic region of human chromosome 8p22-->p21.
Cytogenet Cell Genet. 87: 189-90, 1999.
56)  Woitach JT, Hong R, Keck CL, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Thorgeirsson SS.
Assignment of the Bog gene (RBBP9) to syntenic regions of mouse chromosome 2G1-H1 and human chromosome 20p11.2 by fluorescence in situ hybridization.
Cytogenet Cell Genet. 85: 252-3, 1999.
57)  Macville M, Schröck E, Padilla-Nash H, Keck C, Ghadimi BM, Zimonjic D, Popescu N, Ried T.
Comprehensive and definitive molecular cytogenetic characterization of HeLa cells by spectral karyotyping.
Cancer Res. 59: 141-50, 1999.
58)  Jensen MR, Audolfsson T, Keck CL, Zimonjic DB, Thorgeirsson SS.
Gene structure and chromosomal localization of mouse cyclin G2 (Ccng2).
Gene. 230: 171-80, 1999.
59)  Keck CL, Zimonjic DB, Yuan BZ, Thorgeirsson SS, Popescu NC.
Nonrandom breakpoints of unbalanced chromosome translocations in human hepatocellular carcinoma cell lines.
Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 111: 37-44, 1999.
60)  Sargent LM, Zhou X, Keck CL, Sanderson ND, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Thorgeirsson SS.
Nonrandom cytogenetic alterations in hepatocellular carcinoma from transgenic mice overexpressing c-Myc and transforming growth factor-alpha in the liver.
Am J Pathol. 154: 1047-55, 1999.
61)  Zimonjic DB, Keck CL, Thorgeirsson SS, Popescu NC.
Novel recurrent genetic imbalances in human hepatocellular carcinoma cell lines identified by comparative genomic hybridization.
Hepatology. 29: 1208-14, 1999.
62)  Zhang Z, Mandal AK, Wang N, Keck CL, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Mukherjee AB.
Palmitoyl-protein thioesterase gene expression in the developing mouse brain and retina: implications for early loss of vision in infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis.
Gene. 231: 203-11, 1999.
63)  Legrand A, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Nachtigal M.
A chromosome 4 satellite I DNA isolated from SV40-transformed human cells.
DNA Res. 5: 271-6, 1998.
64)  Jensen MR, Audolfsson T, Keck CL, Zimonjic DB, Thorgeirsson SS.
Assignment of the cyclin I gene (Ccni) to mouse chromosome 5E3.3-F1. 3 by in situ hybridization.
Cytogenet Cell Genet. 83: 242-3, 1998.
65)  Wang K, Yin XM, Copeland NG, Gilbert DJ, Jenkins NA, Keck CL, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Korsmeyer SJ.
BID, a proapoptotic BCL-2 family member, is localized to mouse chromosome 6 and human chromosome 22q11.
Genomics. 53: 235-8, 1998.
66)  Bowden PE, Hainey SD, Parker G, Jones DO, Zimonjic D, Popescu N, Hodgins MB.
Characterization and chromosomal localization of human hair-specific keratin genes and comparative expression during the hair growth cycle.
J Invest Dermatol. 110: 158-64, 1998.
67)  Yuan BZ, Miller MJ, Keck CL, Zimonjic DB, Thorgeirsson SS, Popescu NC.
Cloning, characterization, and chromosomal localization of a gene frequently deleted in human liver cancer (DLC-1) homologous to rat RhoGAP.
Cancer Res. 58: 2196-9, 1998.
68)  Tsuji T, Duh FM, Latif F, Popescu NC, Zimonjic DB, McBride J, Matsuo K, Ohyama H, Todd R, Nagata E, Terakado N, Sasaki A, Matsumura T, Lerman MI, Wong DT.
Cloning, mapping, expression, function, and mutation analyses of the human ortholog of the hamster putative tumor suppressor gene Doc-1.
J Biol Chem. 273: 6704-9, 1998.
69)  Becker RM, Darrow C, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Watson MA, Fleming TP.
Identification of mammaglobin B, a novel member of the uteroglobin gene family.
Genomics. 54: 70-8, 1998.
70)  Klett CP, Zimonjic DB, Keck CL, Bonner TI.
Localization of the rat M1 muscarinic receptor gene to chromosome 1q43-51.
Mamm Genome. 9: 476-8, 1998.
71)  Swirnoff AH, Apel ED, Svaren J, Sevetson BR, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Milbrandt J.
Nab1, a corepressor of NGFI-A (Egr-1), contains an active transcriptional repression domain.
Mol Cell Biol. 18: 512-24, 1998.
72)  Roseboom PH, Namboodiri MA, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Rodriguez IR, Gastel JA, Klein DC.
Natural melatonin 'knockdown' in C57BL/6J mice: rare mechanism truncates serotonin N-acetyltransferase.
Brain Res Mol Brain Res. 63: 189-97, 1998.
73)  Rivadeneira ED, Popescu NC, Zimonjic DB, Cheng GS, Nelson PJ, Ross MD, DiPaolo JA, Klotman ME.
Sites of recombinant adeno-associated virus integration.
Int J Oncol. 12: 805-10, 1998.
74)  Watson MA, Darrow C, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Fleming TP.
Structure and transcriptional regulation of the human mammaglobin gene, a breast cancer associated member of the uteroglobin gene family localized to chromosome 11q13.
Oncogene. 16: 817-24, 1998.
75)  Gorodinsky A, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Milbrandt J.
Assignment of the GDNF family receptor alpha-1 (GFRA1) to human chromosome band 10q26 by in situ hybridization.
Cytogenet Cell Genet. 78: 289-90, 1997.
76)  Jensen MR, Factor VM, Zimonjic DB, Miller MJ, Keck CL, Thorgeirsson SS.
Chromosome localization and structure of the murine cyclin G1 gene promoter sequence.
Genomics. 45: 297-303, 1997.
77)  Zimonjic DB, Kelley MJ, Rubin JS, Aaronson SA, Popescu NC.
Fluorescence in situ hybridization analysis of keratinocyte growth factor gene amplification and dispersion in evolution of great apes and humans.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 94: 11461-5, 1997.
78)  Zhang Z, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Wang N, Gerhard DS, Stone EM, Arbour NC, De Vries HG, Scheffer H, Gerritsen J, Colle'e JM, Ten Kate LP, Mukherjee AB.
Human uteroglobin gene: structure, subchromosomal localization, and polymorphism.
DNA Cell Biol. 16: 73-83, 1997.
79)  Raimond J, Zimonjic DB, Mignon C, Mattei M, Popescu NC, Monsigny M, Legrand A.
Mapping of the galectin-3 gene (LGALS3) to human chromosome 14 at region 14q21-22.
Mamm Genome. 8: 706-7, 1997.
80)  Araki T, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Milbrandt J.
Mechanism of homophilic binding mediated by ninjurin, a novel widely expressed adhesion molecule.
J Biol Chem. 272: 21373-80, 1997.
81)  Pham CT, Armstrong RJ, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Payan DG, Ley TJ.
Molecular cloning, chromosomal localization, and expression of murine dipeptidyl peptidase I.
J Biol Chem. 272: 10695-703, 1997.
82)  Popescu NC, Zimonjic DB.
Molecular cytogenetic characterization of cancer cell alterations.
Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 93: 10-21, 1997.
83)  Heuckeroth RO, Kotzbauer P, Copeland NG, Gilbert DJ, Jenkins NA, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Johnson EM, Milbrandt J.
Neurturin, a novel neurotrophic factor, is localized to mouse chromosome 17 and human chromosome 19p13.3.
Genomics. 44: 137-40, 1997.
84)  Zimonjic DB, Druck T, Ohta M, Kastury K, Croce CM, Popescu NC, Huebner K.
Positions of chromosome 3p14.2 fragile sites (FRA3B) within the FHIT gene.
Cancer Res. 57: 1166-70, 1997.
85)  Baloh RH, Tansey MG, Golden JP, Creedon DJ, Heuckeroth RO, Keck CL, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Johnson EM, Milbrandt J.
TrnR2, a novel receptor that mediates neurturin and GDNF signaling through Ret.
Neuron. 18: 793-802, 1997.
86)  Popescu NC, Zimonjic DB.
Alterations of chromosome 11q13 in cervical carcinoma cell lines.
Am J Hum Genet. 58: 422-5, 1996.
87)  Popescu NC, Zimonjic DB, Leventon-Kriss S, Bryant JL, Lunardi-Iskandar Y, Gallo RC.
Deletion and translocation involving chromosome 3 (p14) in two tumorigenic Kaposi's sarcoma cell lines.
J Natl Cancer Inst. 88: 450-5, 1996.
88)  Guerrero C, Rojas JM, Chedid M, Esteban LM, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Font de Mora J, Santos E.
Expression of alternative forms of Ras exchange factors GRF and SOS1 in different human tissues and cell lines.
Oncogene. 12: 1097-107, 1996.
89)  Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Brown PC, Silverman JA.
Localization of rat Pgy3 (mdr2) to the same region as Pgy2 (mdr1b) at 4q11-12.
Mamm Genome. 7: 630-1, 1996.
90)  Wei MH, Popescu NC, Lerman MI, Merrill MJ, Zimonjic DB.
Localization of the human vascular endothelial growth factor gene, VEGF, at chromosome 6p12.
Hum Genet. 97: 794-7, 1996.
91)  Svaren J, Sevetson BR, Apel ED, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Milbrandt J.
NAB2, a corepressor of NGFI-A (Egr-1) and Krox20, is induced by proliferative and differentiative stimuli.
Mol Cell Biol. 16: 3545-53, 1996.
92)  DiPaolo JA, Popescu NC, Woodworth CD, Zimonjic DB.
Papillomaviruses and potential copathogens.
Toxicol Lett. 88: 1-7, 1996.
93)  Velasco JA, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Cansado J, DiPaolo JA, Albor A, Notario V.
Tissue-specific expression, evolutionary conservation and localization of the cph proto-oncogene on Syrian hamster chromosome X.
Oncogene. 12: 2713-7, 1996.
94)  Popescu N, Zimonjic D, Simpson S, Dipaolo J.
Cumulative gene and chromosome alterations associated with in-vitro neoplastic transformation of human cervical cells.
Int. J. Oncol. 7: 279-85, 1995.
95)  Belaaouaj A, Shipley JM, Kobayashi DK, Zimonjic DB, Popescu N, Silverman GA, Shapiro SD.
Human macrophage metalloelastase. Genomic organization, chromosomal location, gene linkage, and tissue-specific expression.
J Biol Chem. 270: 14568-75, 1995.
96)  Zimonjic DB, Alimandi M, Miki T, Popescu NC, Kraus MH.
Localization of the human HER4/erbB-4 gene to chromosome 2.
Oncogene. 10: 1235-7, 1995.
97)  Popescu NC, Zimonjic DB, Albor A, Notario V.
Localization of the Tp53 gene on Syrian hamster chromosome 9 by fluorescence in situ hybridization.
Cytogenet Cell Genet. 68: 71-3, 1995.
98)  Zimonjic DB, Rezanka LJ, Evans CH, Polymeropoulos MH, Trent JM, Popescu NC.
Mapping of the immune interferon gamma gene (IFNG) to chromosome band 12q14 by fluorescence in situ hybridization.
Cytogenet Cell Genet. 71: 247-8, 1995.
99)  Zimonjic DB, Simpson S, Popescu NC, DiPaolo JA.
Molecular cytogenetics of human papillomavirus-negative cervical carcinoma cell lines.
Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 82: 1-8, 1995.
100)  Zimonjic DB, Rezanka L, DiPaolo JA, Popescu NC.
Refined localization of the erbB-3 proto-oncogene by direct visualization of FISH signals on LUT-inverted and contrast-enhanced digital images of DAPI-banded chromosomes.
Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 80: 100-2, 1995.
101)  Iwata T, Popescu NC, Zimonjic DB, Karlsson C, Höög JO, Vaca G, Rodriguez IR, Carper D.
Structural organization of the human sorbitol dehydrogenase gene (SORD).
Genomics. 26: 55-62, 1995.
102)  Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC.
An improved procedure for chromosome preparations from solid tumors.
Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 72: 161, 1994.
103)  Ivanova VS, Zimonjic D, Popescu N, Bonner WM.
Chromosomal localization of the human histone H2A.X gene to 11q23.2-q23.3 by fluorescence in situ hybridization.
Hum Genet. 94: 303-6, 1994.
104)  Popescu N, Zimonjic D, Hatch C, Bonner W.
Chromosomal mapping of the human histone gene H2AZ to 4q24 by fluorescence in situ hybridization.
Genomics. 20: 333-5, 1994.
105)  Zimonjic DB, Popescu ND, DiPaolo JA.
Chromosomal organization of viral integration sites in human papillomavirus-immortalized human keratinocyte cell lines.
Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 72: 39-43, 1994.
106)  Gallego MI, Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, DiPaolo JA, Lazo PA.
Integration site of human papillomavirus type-18 DNA in chromosome band 8q22.1 of C4-I cervical carcinoma: DNase I hypersensitivity and methylation of cellular flanking sequences.
Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 9: 28-32, 1994.
107)  Zimonjic DB, Popescu NC, Matsui T, Ito M, Chihara K.
Localization of the human cholecystokinin-B/gastrin receptor gene (CCKBR) to chromosome 11p15.5-->p15.4 by fluorescence in situ hybridization.
Cytogenet Cell Genet. 65: 184-5, 1994.
108)  Di Paolo JA, Popescu NC, Ablashi DV, Lusso P, Zimonjic DB, Woodworth CD.
Multistage carcinogenesis utilizing human genital cells and human papillomaviruses.
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