Jodi L. Miller

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As spinal motor neurons project to their hindlimb targets, their growth cones avoid particular regions along their pathway. T-cadherin is discretely distributed in the avoided caudal sclerotome and on extrasynaptic muscle surfaces (B. J. Fredette and B. Ranscht (1994) J. Neurosci. 14, 7331-7346), and therefore, the ability of T-cadherin to inhibit neurite(More)
Greg L. Shaw*, Hayley Whitaker a,j [1_TD$DIFF], Marie Corcoran , Mark J. Dunning , Hayley Luxton a,j [2_TD$DIFF], Jonathan Kay [3_TD$DIFF], Charlie E. Massie , Jodi L. Miller , Alastair D. Lamb , Helen Ross-Adams , Roslin Russell , Adam W. Nelson , Matthew D. Eldridge , Andrew G. Lynch , Antonio Ramos-Montoya , Ian G. Mills , Angela E. Taylor , Wiebke Arlt(More)
Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDA) is a highly lethal disease that is refractory to medical intervention. Notch pathway antagonism has been shown to prevent pancreatic preneoplasia progression in mouse models, but potential benefits in the setting of an established PDA tumor have not been established. We demonstrate that the gamma secretase inhibitor(More)
Mu nuA and Mu nuB mutants were selected by their ability to form plaques on lawns of Escherichia coli himA and himB mutants, respectively. Deletion mapping of the nuA and wB mutations by marker rescue from XpMu transducing phages or from hosts containing deleted Mu prophages indicated that nuA mutations are located within or to the left of gene A and that(More)
Carbonic anhydrase buffers tissue pH by catalyzing the rapid interconversion of carbon dioxide (CO2) and bicarbonate (HCO3 (-)). We assessed the functional activity of CAIX in two colorectal tumor models, expressing different levels of the enzyme, by measuring the rate of exchange of hyperpolarized (13)C label between bicarbonate (H(13)CO3(-)) and carbon(More)
Four-stranded G-quadruplex DNA secondary structures have recently been visualized in the nuclei of human cultured cells. Here, we show that BG4, a G-quadruplex-specific antibody, can be used to stain DNA G-quadruplex structures in patient-derived tissues using immunohistochemistry. We observe a significantly elevated number of G-quadruplex-positive nuclei(More)
N-acetyl-L-aspartyl-L-glutamate peptidase-like 2 (NAALADL2) is a member of the glutamate carboxypeptidase II family, best characterized by prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA/NAALAD1). Using immunohistochemistry (IHC), we have shown overexpression of NAALADL2 in colon and prostate tumours when compared with benign tissue. In prostate cancer, NAALADL2(More)
Breast cancer risk factors and clinical outcomes vary by tumour marker expression. However, individual studies often lack the power required to assess these relationships, and large-scale analyses are limited by the need for high throughput, standardized scoring methods. To address these limitations, we assessed whether automated image analysis of(More)
Cell death is an important target for imaging the early response of tumors to treatment. We describe here the validation of a phosphatidylserine-binding agent for detecting tumor cell death in vivo based on the C2A domain of synaptotagmin-I. Methods: The capability of near-infrared fluorophore-labeled and 99mTc- and 111In-labeled derivatives of C2Am for(More)
Estrogen Receptor-β (ERβ) has been implicated in many cancers. In prostate and breast cancer its function is controversial, but genetic studies implicate a role in cancer progression. Much of the confusion around ERβ stems from antibodies that are inadequately validated, yet have become standard tools for deciphering its role. Using an ERβ-inducible cell(More)