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Shihuan Kuang Department of Animal Science, Purdue University, USA
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Beatriz Castro
  • Department of Animal Sciences, Purdue University, USA
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Education

Ph.D in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Granada, Spain, 2014

Current position

Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Animal Sciences, Purdue University, USA

Publications

  1. Bi, P., Yue, F., Karki, A., Castro, B., Wirbisky, S. E., Wang, C., Durkes, A., Elzey, B. D., Andrisani, O. M., Bidwell, C. A., Freeman, J. L., Konieczny, S. F. and Kuang, S. (2016). Notch activation drives adipocyte dedifferentiation and tumorigenic transformation in mice. J Exp Med 213(10): 2019-2037.
  2. Castro, B., Sanchez, P., Miranda, M. T., Torres, J. M. and Ortega, E. (2015). Identification of dopamine- and serotonin-related genes modulated by bisphenol A in the prefrontal cortex of male rats. Chemosphere 139: 235-239.
  3. Castro, B., Sanchez, P., Torres, J. M. and Ortega, E. (2015). Bisphenol A, bisphenol F and bisphenol S affect differently 5alpha-reductase expression and dopamine-serotonin systems in the prefrontal cortex of juvenile female rats. Environ Res 142: 281-287.
  4. Sanchez, P., Castro, B., Torres, J. M. and Ortega, E. (2014). Effects of different ethanol-administration regimes on mRNA and protein levels of steroid 5alpha-reductase isozymes in prefrontal cortex of adolescent male rats. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 231(17): 3273-3280.
  5. Castro, B., Sanchez, P., Torres, J. M., Preda, O., del Moral, R. G. and Ortega, E. (2013). Bisphenol A exposure during adulthood alters expression of aromatase and 5alpha-reductase isozymes in rat prostate. PLoS One 8(2): e55905.
  6. Sanchez, P., Castro, B., Torres, J. M., Olmo, A., del Moral, R. G. and Ortega, E. (2013). Bisphenol A modifies the regulation exerted by testosterone on 5 alpha -reductase isozymes in ventral prostate of adult rats. Biomed Res Int 2013: 629235.
  7. Castro, B., Sanchez, P., Torres, J. M. and Ortega, E. (2013). Effects of adult exposure to bisphenol a on genes involved in the physiopathology of rat prefrontal cortex. PLoS One 8(9): e73584.
  8. Sanchez, P., Torres, J. M., Castro, B., Olmo, A., del Moral, R. G. and Ortega, E. (2013). Expression of steroid 5alpha-reductase isozymes in prostate of adult rats after environmental stress. FEBS J 280(1): 93-101.
  9. Sanchez, P., Torres, J. M., Castro, B., Frias, J. F. and Ortega, E. (2013). Effects of metoclopramide on mRNA levels of steroid 5alpha-reductase isozymes in prostate of adult rats. J Physiol Biochem 69(1): 133-140.
  10. Sanchez, P., Torres, J. M., Castro, B., Del Moral, R. G., de Dios Luna, J. and Ortega, E. (2013). Steroid 5alpha-reductase in adult rat brain after neonatal dihydrotestosterone administration. Neurochem Res 38(3): 557-563.
1 Protocol published
Evaluation of Muscle Performance in Mice by Treadmill Exhaustion Test and Whole-limb Grip Strength Assay
Authors:  Beatriz Castro and Shihuan Kuang, date: 04/20/2017, view: 1129, Q&A: 0
In vivo muscle function testing has become of great interest as primary phenotypic analysis of muscle performance. This protocol provides detailed procedures to perform the treadmill exhaustion test and the whole-limb grip strength assay, ...