Emily Davis

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Microtubule-based neuronal transport pathways are impaired during the progression of Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative conditions. However, mechanisms leading to defects in transport remain to be determined. We quantified morphological changes in neuronal cells following treatment with fibrils and unaggregated peptides of beta-amyloid (Abeta).(More)
A series of novel, saccharin-based antagonists have been identified for the interferon signaling pathway. Through in vitro high-throughput screening with the Colorado Center for Drug Discovery (C2D2) Pilot Library, we identified hit compound 1, which was the basis for extensive structure-activity relationship studies. Our efforts produced a lead(More)
Acinetobacter baumannii is an opportunistic Gram-negative bacterium which is a common cause of hospital-acquired infections. Numerous antibiotic-resistant strains exist, emphasizing the need for the development of new antimicrobials. Alanine racemase (Alr) is a pyridoxal 5'-phosphate dependent enzyme that is responsible for racemization between enantiomers(More)
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