Publications from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Submissions from 2015

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Sperm Associated Antigen 6 (SPAG6) Regulates Fibroblast Cell Growth, Morphology, Migration and Ciliogenesis, Wei Li, Abir Mukherjee, Jinhua Wu, Ling Zhang, Maria E. Teves, Hongfei Li, Shanti Nambiar, Scott C. Henderson, Alan R. Horwitz, Jerome F. Strauss III, Xianjun Fang, and Zhibing Zhang

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Spag17 Deficiency Results in Skeletal Malformations and Bone Abnormalities, Maria Eugenia Teves, Gobalakrishnan Sundaresan, David J. Cohen, Sharon L. Hyzy, Illya Kajan, Melissa Maczis, Zhibing Zhang, Richard M. Costanzo, Jamal Zweit, Zvi Schwartz, Barbara` D. Boyan, and Jerome F. Strauss III

Submissions from 2014

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Reassessing the Impact of Smoking on Preeclampsia/Eclampsia: Are There Age and Racial Differences?, Jen Jen Chang, Jerome F. Strauss, Jonathan P. DeShazo, Fidelma B. Rigby, David P. Chelmow, and George A. Macones

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Letrozole versus Clomiphene for Infertility in the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Richard S. Legro, Robert Bryzki, Michael Diamond, Christos Coutifaris, William D. Schlaff, Peter Casson, Gregory M. Christman, Hao Huang, Qingshang Yan, Ruben Alvero, Daniel J. Haisenleder, Kurt T. Barnhart, G. Wright Bates, Rebecca Usadi, Scott Lucidi, Valerie Baker, J. C. Trussell, Stephen A. Krawetz, Peter Snyder, Dana Ohl, Nanette Santoro, Esther Eisenberg, and Heping Zhang

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High Levels of SOX5 Decrease Proliferative Capacity of Human B Cells, but Permit Plasmablast Differentiation, Mirzokhid Rakhmanov, Heiko Sic, Anne-Kathrin Kienzler, Beate Fischer, Marta Rizzi, Maximillian Seidl, Kerstina Melkaoui, Susanne Unger, Luisa Moehle, Nadine E. Schmit, Sachin D. Deshmukh, Cemil K. Ayata, Wolfgang Schuh, Zhibing Zhang, François-Loic Cosset, Els Verhoeyen, Hans-Hartmut Peter, Reinhard E. Voll, Ulrich Salzer, Hermann Eibel, and Klaus Wamatz

Submissions from 2012

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Preserved Ex Vivo Inflammatory Status in Decidual Cells from Women with Preterm Labor and Subclinical Intrauterine Infection, Violeta Castro-Leyva, Aurora Espejel-Nunez, Gerardo Barroso, Veronica Zaga-Clavellina, Arturo Flores-Pliego, Iyari Morales-Mendez, Silvia Giono-Cerezo, Scott W. Walsh, and Guadalupe Estrada-Gutierrez

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Genetic variation in SPAG16 regions encoding the WD40 repeats is not associated with reduced sperm motility and axonemal defects in a population of infertile males, David R. Nagarkatti-Gude, Giulia Collodel, Lori D. Hill, Elena Moretti, Michela Geminiani, Zhibing Zhang, and Jerome F. Strauss

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Mouse RC/BTB2, a Member of the RCC1 Superfamily, Localizes to Spermatid Acrosomal Vesicles, Jiannan Wang, Maria E. Teves, Xuening Shen, David R. Nagarkatti-Gude, Rex A. Hess, Scott C. Henderson, Jerome F. Strauss III, and Zhibing Zhang

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Cholesterol Side-Chain Cleavage Gene Expression in Theca Cells: Augmented Transcriptional Regulation and mRNA Stability in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Jessica K. Wickenheisser, Jessica M. Biegler, Valen L. Nelson-DeGrave, Richard S. Legro, Jerome F. Strauss III, and Jan M. McAllister

Submissions from 2011

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Polymorphism in HIV-1 dependency factor PDE8A affects gene expression and HIV-1 replication in primary macrophages, Thijs Booiman, Sebastiaan Bol, Evelien Bunnik, Perry Moerland, Karel van Dort, Jerome Strauss, Margit Síeberer, Hanneke Schuitemaker, Neeltje Kootstra, and Angélique van't Wout

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FTO and MC4R Gene Variants Are Associated with Obesity in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Kathryn G. Ewens, Michelle R. Jones, Wendy Ankener, Douglas R. Stewart, Margrit Urbanek, Andrea Dunaif, Richard S. Legro, Angela Chua, Ricardo Azziz, Richard S. Spielman, Mark O. Goodarzi, and Jerome F. Strauss III

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Fetal ERAP2 variation is associated with preeclampsia in African Americans in a case-control study, Lori D. Hill, DaShaunda D. Hilliard, Timothy P. York, Sindhu Srinivas, Juan P. Kusanovic, Ricardo Gomez, Michal A. Elovitz, Roberto Romero, and Jerome F. Strauss

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Epistasis between COMT and MTHFR in Maternal-Fetal Dyads Increases Risk for Preeclampsia, Lori D. Hill, Timothy P. York, Juan P. Kusanovic, Ricardo Gomez, Lindon J. Eaves, Roberto Romero, and Jerome F. Strauss III

Submissions from 2007

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Clomiphene, Metformin, or Both for Infertility in the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Richard S. Legro, Huiman X. Barnhart, William D. Schlaff, Bruce R. Carr, Michael P. Diamond, Sandra A. Carson, Michael P. Steinkampf, Christos Coutifaris, Peter G. McGovern, Nicholas A. Cataldo, Gabriella G. Gosman, John E. Nestler, Linda C. Guidice, Phyllis C. Leppert, and Evan R. Myers M.P.H.

Submissions from 1999

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Ovulatory and metabolic effects of D-chiro-inositol in the polycystic ovary syndrome, John E. Nestler; Daniela J. Jakubowicz , M.D.; Paula Reamer , M.A.; Ronald D. Gunn , M.S.; and Geoffrey Allan , Ph. D.

Submissions from 1998

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Clinical Utility of CA125 Levels in Predicting Laparoscopically Confirmed Salpingitis in Patients With Clinically Diagnosed Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, E. Moore and D. E. Soper

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Effects of Metformin on Spontaneous and Clomiphene-Induced Ovulation in the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, John E. Nestler , M.D.; Daniela J. Jakubowicz , M.D.; William S. Evans , M.D.; and Renato Pasquali , M.D.

Submissions from 1996

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Decreases in ovarian cytochrome P450c17 alpha activity and serum free testosterone after reduction of insulin secretion in polycystic ovary syndrome, John E. Nestler , M.D. and Daniela J. Jakubowicz , M.D.

Submissions from 1995

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Cervicitis as a Clinical Indicator of Gonococcal and Chlamydial Infections in Pregnancy, Susan L. Jackson, Nan G. O'Connell, Joseph F. Borzelleca, Mara J. Dinsmoor, and David E. Soper

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Gram's Stain Revisited, David E. Soper

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Over-the-counter Antifungal Therapy—A Word of Caution, David E. Soper

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and Involuntary Infertility: Prospective Pilot Observations, David E. Soper and Roberta B. Ness

Submissions from 1994

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Comparison of Culture and Rapid Enzyme Immunoassay for the Detection of Group B Streptococcus in High-Risk Pregnancies, Mara J. Dinsmoor, Harry P. Dalton, Thomas C. C. Peng, James T. Christmas, Sousan Sayahtaheri-Altaie, Kevin Harvey, and J. Peter VanDorsten

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Bacterial Vaginosis and Trichomoniasis: Epidemiology and Management of Recurrent Disease, David E. Soper

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Diagnostic Evaluation of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, David E. Soper and Jeffrey F. Peipert