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Criscitiello, M.F. "What the shark immune system can and cannot provide for the expanding design landscape of immunotherapy." Exp Opin in Drug Discovery 9(7):1-15, 2014. View PDF

Romoser, A.A., M.F. Criscitiello, and C.S. Sayes. “Engineered nanoparticles induce DNA damage in primary human skin cells, even at low doses.” NanoLIFE 4(1):14401.1-13, 2014. View PDF

Mashoof, S.M., C. Pohlenz, P.C. Chen, D. Gatlin, A. Buentello and M.F. Criscitiello. “Expressed IgH μ and τ transcripts share diversity segment in ranched Thunnus orientalis.Developmental and Comparative Immunology 43:76-86, 2014. View PDFPat Loading gel

López-Zavala, A.A., J.S. Carrasco-Miranda, K.D. Garcia-Orozco, R. Sugich-Miranda, J.M. Hernandez-Flores, M.F. Criscitiello, Luis G. Brieba, Rogerio R. Sotelo-Mundo and Enrique Rudiño-Piñera. “Crystal structure of shrimp arginine kinase in binary complex with arginine - a molecular view of the phosphagen precursor binding to the enzyme.” Journal of Bioenergetics and Biomembranes 45:511-518, 2013. View PDF

Criscitiello, M.F., M.B. Dickman, J.E. Samuel and P. de Figueiredo. "Tripping on Acid: trans-kingdom perspectives on biological acids in immunity and pathogenesis." PLoS Pathogens 9(7): e1003402, 2013. View PDF

Wang, F., D.C. Ekiert, I. Ahmad, W. Li, Y. Zhang, A. Torkamani, T. Raudsepp, W. Mwangi, M.F. Criscitiello, I.A. Wilson, P.G. Schultz, and V.V. Smider. "Reshaping antibody diversity." Cell 153: 1379-1393, 2013. View PDF

Mashoof, S., A. Goodroe, C.C. Du, J.O. Eubanks, N. Jacobs, J.M. Steiner, I. Tizard, J.S. Suchodolski and M.F. Criscitiello. "Ancient T-independence of mucosal IgX/A: gut microbiota unaffected by larval thymectomy in Xenopus laevis." Mucosal Immunology 6(2):358-68, 2013. View PDF

Zimmer, D.B., J.O. Eubanks, D. Ramakrishnan, and M.F. Criscitiello. "Evolution of the S100 family of calcium sensor proteins." Cell Calcium 53(3):170-9, 2013. View PDF

Criscitiello, M.F. and P. de Figueiredo. "Fifty Shades of Immune Defense." PLoS Pathogens 9(2): e1003110, 2013. View PDF

Pohlenz, C., A. Buentello, M.F. Criscitiello, W. Mwangi, R. Smith and D.M. Gatlin III. "Synergies between vaccination and dietary arginine and glutamine supplementation improve the immune response of channel catfish against Edwardsiella ictaluri." Fish and Shellfish Immunology, 33:543-551, 2012. View PDF

Flajnik, M.F., T. Tlapakova, M.F. Criscitiello, V. Krylov and Y. Ohta. "Evolution of the B7 family: co-evolution of B7H6 and NKp30, and of B7's historical relationship with the MHC." Immunogenetics, 64:571-590, 2012. View PDF

Romoser, A.A., D.E. Figueroa, A. Sooresh, K. Scribner, P.L. Chen, W. Porter, M.F. Criscitiello, and C.M. Sayes. "Distinct immunomodulatory effects of a panel of nanoparticles in human dermal fibroblasts." Toxicological Letters 210:293-301, 2012. View PDF

rustyDu, C., S. Mashoof and M.F. Criscitiello. "Oral immunization of the African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis) upregulates the mucosal immunoglobulin IgX." Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 145:493-498, 2012. View PDF

Criscitiello, M.F., Y. Ohta, M.D. Graham, J.O. Eubanks, P.L. Chen and M.F. Flajnik. "Shark class II invariant chain suggests ancient conserved function with cathepsins in the class II presentation pathway." Developmental and Comparative Immunology 36:521-533, 2012. View PDF

Owen, J.L., M.F. Criscitiello, S. Libreros, R. Garcia-Areas, K. Guthrie, M. Torroella-Kouri, and V. Iragavarapu-Charyulu. "Expression of the inflammatory chemokines CCL2, CCL5 and CXCL2 and the receptors CCR1-3 and CXCR2 in T lymphocytes from mammary tumor bearing mice." Cellular Immunology, 270: 172-182, 2011. View PDF

Romoser, A.A., P.L. Chen, J.M. Berg, C. Seabury, I. Ivanov, M.F. Criscitiello and C.M. Sayes. "Quantum dots trigger modulation of the NFkappaB pathway in human skin cells". Molecular Immunology, 48: 1349-1359, 2011. View PDF

Dooley, H., Buckingham E.B., Criscitiello M.F., Flajnik M.F. "Emergence of the acute-phase protein hemopexin in jawed vertebrates." Molecular Immunology, 48:147-152, 2010. View PDF

Criscitiello, M.F., Ohta Y., Saltis M., McKinney E.C., Flajnik M.F. " Evolutionarily conserved TCR binding sites, identification of T cells in primary lymphoid tissues, and surprising trans-rearrangements in nurse shark." Journal of Immunology, 184(12):6950-60, 2010. View PDF

Parra, Z.E., Ohta Y., Criscitiello M.F., Flajnik M.F., Miller R.D. "The dynamic TCRdelta: TCRdelta chains in the amphibian Xenopus tropicalis utilize antibody-like V genes." European Journal of Immunology, 40(1-11), 2010. View PDF

Saltis, M., M.F. Criscitiello, Y. Ohta, M. Keefe, N.S. Trede, R. Goitsuka and M.F. Flajnik. "Evolutionarily conserved and divergent regions of the autoimmune regulator (Aire) gene: a comparative analysis." Immunogenetics, 60(2):105-14, 2008. View PDF

Criscitiello, M.F. and M.F. Flajnik. "Lambda and kappa are two of four primordial immunoglobulin light chain isotypes." European Journal of Immunology, 37(10):2683-94, 2007. View PDF

Hsu, E. and M.F. Criscitiello. "Diverse immunoglobulin light chain organizations in fish retain potential to revise receptor specificities." The Journal of Immunology, 177(4):2452-62, 2006. View PDF

Criscitiello, M.F., M. Saltis and M.F. Flajnik. "An evolutionarily mobile antigen receptor variable region gene: doubly rearranging NAR-TcR genes in sharks." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 103(13):5036-41, 2006. View PDF

Criscitiello, M.F., N.E. Wermenstam, L. Pilstrom and E.C. McKinney. "Allelic polymorphism of T cell receptor constant domains is widespread in fishes." Immunogenetics 55, 818-824, 2004. View PDF

Criscitiello, M.F., S.M. Kamper, E.C. McKinney. "Allelic polymorphism of TCR α chain constant domain genes in the bicolor damselfish." Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 28, 781-792, 2004. View PDF lunch with Sebastian

Ohta, Y., E.C. McKinney, M.F. Criscitiello, and M.F. Flajnik. "Proteasome, transporter associated with antigen processing, and class I genes in the nurse shark Ginglymostoma cirratum: evidence for a stable class I region and MHC haplotype lineages." The Journal of Immunology, 168, 771-781, 2002. View PDF

Criscitiello, M.F., R. Benedetto, A. Antao, M.R. Wilson, V.G. Chinchar, N.W. Miller, L.W. Clem, and T.J. McConnell. "β2-microglobulin of Ictalurid catfishes." Immunogenetics 48, 339-343, 1998. View PDF

Wright, K.L., B.J. Vilen, Y.I. Lindstrom, T.L. Moore, G. Li, M.F. Criscitiello, P. Cogswell, J.B. Clarke, and J.P. Ting. "CCAAT box binding protein NF-Y facilitates in vivo recruitment of upstream DNA binding transcription factors." The EMBO Journal 13, 4042-4053, 1994. View PDF