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Tapan K. Bera, Ph.D

Selected Publications

1)  Bera TK, Pastan I.
Comparison of recombinant immunotoxins against LeY antigen expressing tumor cells: influence of affinity, size, and stability.
Bioconjug. Chem. 9: 736-43, 1998.
2)  Bera TK, Pastan I.
Mesothelin is not required for normal mouse development or reproduction.
Mol. Cell. Biol. 20: 2902-6, 2000.
3)  Bera TK, Onda M, Brinkmann U, Pastan I.
A bivalent disulfide-stabilized Fv with improved antigen binding to erbB2.
J. Mol. Biol. 281: 475-83, 1998.
4)  Bera TK, Das S, Maeda H, Beers R, Wolfgang CD, Kumar V, Hahn Y, Lee B, Pastan I.
NGEP, a gene encoding a membrane protein detected only in prostate cancer and normal prostate.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 101: 3059-64, 2004.
5)  Wei H, Bera TK, Wayne AS, Xiang L, Colantonio S, Chertov O, Pastan I.
A modified form of diphthamide causes immunotoxin resistance in a lymphoma cell line with a deletion of the WDR85 gene.
J. Biol. Chem. 288: 12305-12, 2013.
6)  Huang YH, Terabe M, Pendleton CD, Stewart Khursigara D, Bera TK, Pastan I, Berzofsky JA.
Identification and enhancement of HLA-A2.1-restricted CTL epitopes in a new human cancer antigen-POTE.
PLoS ONE. 8: e64365, 2013.
7)  Hu X, Wei H, Xiang L, Chertov O, Wayne AS, Bera TK, Pastan I.
Methylation of the DPH1 promoter causes immunotoxin resistance in acute lymphoblastic leukemia cell line KOPN-8.
Leuk. Res. 2013.
8)  Liu XF, Bera TK, Kahue C, Escobar T, Fei Z, Raciti GA, Pastan I.
ANKRD26 and its interacting partners TRIO, GPS2, HMMR and DIPA regulate adipogenesis in 3T3-L1 cells.
PLoS ONE. 7: e38130, 2012.
9)  Wei H, Xiang L, Wayne AS, Chertov O, FitzGerald DJ, Bera TK, Pastan I.
Immunotoxin resistance via reversible methylation of the DPH4 promoter is a unique survival strategy.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 109: 6898-903, 2012.
10)  Bera TK, Walker DA, Sherins RJ, Pastan I.
POTE protein, a cancer-testis antigen, is highly expressed in spermatids in human testis and is associated with apoptotic cells.
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 417: 1271-4, 2012.
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