Glenn A Doyle

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Several matrix metalloproteinases, including the 92-kDa and 72-kDa gelatinases, macrophage metalloelastase (MME), and matrilysin degrade insoluble elastin. Because elastolytically active MME and matrilysin consist only of a catalytic domain (CD), we speculated that the homologous CDs of the 92-kDa and 72-kDa gelatinases would confer their elastolytic(More)
The mouse mu-opioid receptor gene, Oprm1, currently contains 18 recognized alternatively spliced exons [Doyle, G.A., Sheng, X.R., Lin, S.S.J., Press, D.M., Grice, D.E., Buono, R.J., Ferraro, T.N., Berrettini, W.H., 2007. Identification of three mouse mu-opioid receptor (MOR) gene (Oprm1) splice variants containing a newly identified alternatively spliced(More)
C57BL/6 (B6) and DBA/2 (D2) mice exhibit disparate behavior when tested for voluntary morphine intake in a two-bottle choice drinking paradigm with B6 mice consuming 10 times more drug than D2 mice. Previous genetic mapping studies identified a locus, Mop2, on the proximal part of chromosome 10 that explained over half of the genetic variance in this mouse(More)
We have analyzed mammary tumors arising in transgenic mice expressing a novel, multifunctional RNA-binding protein. The protein, which we call the c-myc mRNA coding region instability determinant binding protein (CRD-BP), binds to c-myc, insulin-like growth factor II, and beta-actin mRNAs, and to H19 RNA. Depending on the RNA substrate, the CRD-BP affects(More)
The mu-opioid receptor (MOR) mediates reward and dependence associated with opioids and other commonly abused substances. Variability in the MOR gene, OPRM1, may influence risk for opioid dependence. In this study, associations between two single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), dbSNP rs540825 and dbSNP rs562859, and opioid dependence were investigated. The(More)
In this report, we demonstrate that the AP-1 site and a distal promoter element regulate transcriptional induction of collagenase-1 during monocytic differentiation. Chloramphenicol acetyltransferase expression constructs containing regions of the human collagenase-1 promoter were stably or transiently transfected into U937 cells, and reporter activity was(More)
C57BL/6J and DBA/2J mice demonstrate differences in morphine preference when tested in a two-bottle choice paradigm. Quantitative trait loci (QTL) mapping suggested the proximal region of chromosome 10 was responsible for 41% of the observed genetic variance. The mu-opioid receptor (MOR) gene (Oprm) maps to this region and is a prime candidate for(More)
The mouse mu-opioid receptor gene, Oprm1, is recognized currently to contain 17 alternatively spliced exons that generate 24 splice variants encoding at least 11 morphine-binding isoforms of the receptor. Here, we identify three new MOR splice variants that contain a previously undescribed exon, exon 18, and provide evidence that they are expressed in two(More)
Human mononuclear leukocytes were exposed to prooxidants such as H2O2, phorbol-12-myristate-13-acetate, and 4-nitroquinoline-N-oxide, and the effects on induction of DNA damage and repair were evaluated. ADP ribosylation was activated by prooxidant exposure and the response was bimodal with peaks of activation occurring at about 30 min and 4-5 h. Other(More)
Mononuclear leukocytes from 151 patients with cancer of various organs and from 467 apparently cancer-free individuals were exposed, in vitro, to H2O2 (100 microM) and the effects of the exposure on the activity of adenosine diphosphate ribosyl transferase (ADPRT) were determined. First, the reproducibility of this test procedure was established as(More)