Denise Brenneman

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The effects of a vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) receptor antagonist (VIPhyb) on human glioblastoma cells were characterized. Pituitary adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide (125I-PACAP-27) bound with high affinity to U87, U118, and U373 cells. Specific 125I-PACAP-27 binding to U87 cells was inhibited, with high affinity, by PACAP but not VIP or(More)
Previously, uridine pro-drug 2',3',5'-tri-O-acetyluridine (PN401) was shown to be protective in the mitochondrial complex II inhibitor 3-nitropropionic acid model of Huntington's disease (HD). In this study, PN401 increased survival and improved motor function on the rotarod in both R6/2 and N171-82Q polyglutamine repeat mouse models of HD. PN401(More)
The effects of vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) antagonists on breast cancer cells were investigated. (N-stearyl, norleucine17)VIP hybrid ((SN)VIPhyb) inhibited specific 125I-VIP binding to MCF7, SKBR3, T47D ZR75-1 and MDA-MB231 cells with high affinity (IC50 values of 0.03-0.06 microM). (SN)VIPhyb, 1 microM, inhibited the ability of 10 nM VIP to cause(More)
The effects vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) antagonists were investigated on pancreatic cancer cell lines. (N-Stearyl, Norleucine17) VIP hybrid ((SN)VIPhyb) inhibited 125I-VIP binding to human Capan-2 cells with an IC50 value of 0.01 microM whereas VIP hybrid had an IC50 value of 0.2 microM. By RT-PCR and Northern blot, VPAC1 receptor mRNA was detected(More)
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