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Edna S. Kaneshiro

Department of Biological Sciences

University of Cincinnati




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  • Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, USA. 1998 - 2010


  1. Biochemical research elucidating metabolic pathways in Pneumocystis. Kaneshiro, E.S. Parasite (2010) [Pubmed]
  2. Why the International Workshops on Opportunistic Protists?. Kaneshiro, E.S., Dei-Cas, E. Eukaryotic. Cell (2009) [Pubmed]
  3. Ubiquinone synthesis and its regulation in Pneumocystis carinii. Kaneshiro, E.S., Basselin, M., Merali, S., Kayser, O. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. (2006) [Pubmed]
  4. The International Workshops on Opportunistic Protists. Kaneshiro, E.S., Cali, A., Cushion, M.T., Lindsay, D.S., Marciano-Cabral, F., Mead, J.R., Weiss, L.M. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. (2006) [Pubmed]
  5. Sterol metabolism in the opportunistic pathogen Pneumocystis: advances and new insights. Kaneshiro, E.S. Lipids (2004) [Pubmed]
  6. Evidence that biosynthesis of individual ubiquinone homologs in Pneumocystis carinii is under homolog-specific negative feedback (product) control. Kaneshiro, E.S., Basselin, M., Hunt, S.M. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  7. The Pneumocystis carinii drug target S-adenosyl-L-methionine:sterol C-24 methyl transferase has a unique substrate preference. Kaneshiro, E.S., Rosenfeld, J.A., Basselin-Eiweida, M., Stringer, J.R., Keely, S.P., Smulian, A.G., Giner, J.L. Mol. Microbiol. (2002) [Pubmed]
  8. Is Pneumocystis a plant?. Kaneshiro, E.S. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. (2002) [Pubmed]
  9. Sterol biosynthesis in Pneumocystis: unique steps that define unique targets. Kaneshiro, E.S. Drug Resist. Updat. (2002) [Pubmed]
  10. Pneumocystis carinii erg6 gene: sequencing and expression of recombinant SAM:sterol methyltransferase in heterologous systems. Kaneshiro, E.S., Rosenfeld, J.A., Basselin, M., Bradshaw, S., Stringer, J.R., Smulian, A.G., Giner, J.L. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. (2001) [Pubmed]
  11. Pneumocystis carinii synthesizes four ubiquinone homologs: inhibition by atovaquone and bupravaquone but not by stigmatellin. Kaneshiro, E.S., Sul, D., Basselin, M., Kayser, O. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. (2001) [Pubmed]
  12. Are cytochrome b gene mutations the only cause of atovaquone resistance in Pneumocystis?. Kaneshiro, E.S. Drug Resist. Updat. (2001) [Pubmed]
  13. Effects of atovaquone and diospyrin-based drugs on ubiquinone biosynthesis in Pneumocystis carinii organisms. Kaneshiro, E.S., Sul, D., Hazra, B. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. (2000) [Pubmed]
  14. C27 to C32 sterols found in Pneumocystis, an opportunistic pathogen of immunocompromised mammals. Kaneshiro, E.S., Wyder, M.A. Lipids (2000) [Pubmed]
  15. Inhibitors of sterol biosynthesis and amphotericin B reduce the viability of pneumocystis carinii f. sp. carinii. Kaneshiro, E.S., Collins, M.S., Cushion, M.T. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. (2000) [Pubmed]
  16. Sterols of Pneumocystis carinii hominis organisms isolated from human lungs. Kaneshiro, E.S., Amit, Z., Chandra, J., Baughman, R.P., Contini, C., Lundgren, B. Clin. Diagn. Lab. Immunol. (1999) [Pubmed]
  17. Pneumocysterol [(24Z)-ethylidenelanost-8-en-3beta-ol], a rare sterol detected in the opportunistic pathogen Pneumocystis carinii hominis: structural identity and chemical synthesis. Kaneshiro, E.S., Amit, Z., Swonger, M.M., Kreishman, G.P., Brooks, E.E., Kreishman, M., Jayasimhulu, K., Parish, E.J., Sun, H., Kizito, S.A., Beach, D.H. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (1999) [Pubmed]
  18. The lipids of Pneumocystis carinii. Kaneshiro, E.S. Clin. Microbiol. Rev. (1998) [Pubmed]
  19. Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia: the status of Pneumocystis biochemistry. Kaneshiro, E.S. Int. J. Parasitol. (1998) [Pubmed]
  20. Lipid metabolism of Pneumocystis: toward the definition of new molecular targets. Kaneshiro, E.S. FEMS Immunol. Med. Microbiol. (1998) [Pubmed]
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