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    Joseph V Virbasius PhD

    TitleResearch Assistant Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentProgram in Molecular Medicine
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    373 Plantation Street
    Worcester MA 01605
    Phone508-856-2254
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        1. Tesz GJ, Aouadi M, Prot M, Nicoloro SM, Boutet E, Amano SU, Goller A, Wang M, Guo CA, Salomon WE, Virbasius JV, Baum RA, O'Connor MJ, Soto E, Ostroff GR, Czech MP. Glucan particles for selective delivery of siRNA to phagocytic cells in mice. Biochem J. 2011 Jun 1; 436(2):351-62.
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        2. Guilherme A, Virbasius JV, Puri V, Czech MP. Adipocyte dysfunctions linking obesity to insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2008 May; 9(5):367-77.
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        3. Puri V, Virbasius JV, Guilherme A, Czech MP. RNAi screens reveal novel metabolic regulators: RIP140, MAP4k4 and the lipid droplet associated fat specific protein (FSP) 27. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2008 Jan; 192(1):103-15.
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        4. Puri V, Chakladar A, Virbasius JV, Konda S, Powelka AM, Chouinard M, Hagan GN, Perugini R, Czech MP. RNAi-based gene silencing in primary mouse and human adipose tissues. J Lipid Res. 2007 Feb; 48(2):465-71.
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        5. Tang X, Guilherme A, Chakladar A, Powelka AM, Konda S, Virbasius JV, Nicoloro SM, Straubhaar J, Czech MP. An RNA interference-based screen identifies MAP4K4/NIK as a negative regulator of PPARgamma, adipogenesis, and insulin-responsive hexose transport. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Feb 14; 103(7):2087-92.
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        6. Powelka AM, Seth A, Virbasius JV, Kiskinis E, Nicoloro SM, Guilherme A, Tang X, Straubhaar J, Cherniack AD, Parker MG, Czech MP. Suppression of oxidative metabolism and mitochondrial biogenesis by the transcriptional corepressor RIP140 in mouse adipocytes. J Clin Invest. 2006 Jan; 116(1):125-36.
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        7. Liu L, Song X, He D, Komma C, Kita A, Virbasius JV, Huang G, Bellamy HD, Miki K, Czech MP, Zhou GW. Crystal structure of the C2 domain of class II phosphatidylinositide 3-kinase C2alpha. J Biol Chem. 2006 Feb 17; 281(7):4254-60.
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        8. Lawe DC, Sitouah N, Hayes S, Chawla A, Virbasius JV, Tuft R, Fogarty K, Lifshitz L, Lambright D, Corvera S. Essential role of Ca2+/calmodulin in Early Endosome Antigen-1 localization. Mol Biol Cell. 2003 Jul; 14(7):2935-45.
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        9. Zhan Y, Virbasius JV, Song X, Pomerleau DP, Zhou GW. The p40phox and p47phox PX domains of NADPH oxidase target cell membranes via direct and indirect recruitment by phosphoinositides. J Biol Chem. 2002 Feb 8; 277(6):4512-8.
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        10. Virbasius JV, Song X, Pomerleau DP, Zhan Y, Zhou GW, Czech MP. Activation of the Akt-related cytokine-independent survival kinase requires interaction of its phox domain with endosomal phosphatidylinositol 3-phosphate. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Nov 6; 98(23):12908-13.
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        11. Song X, Xu W, Zhang A, Huang G, Liang X, Virbasius JV, Czech MP, Zhou GW. Phox homology domains specifically bind phosphatidylinositol phosphates. Biochemistry. 2001 Jul 31; 40(30):8940-4.
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        12. Patki V, Lawe DC, Corvera S, Virbasius JV, Chawla A. A functional PtdIns(3)P-binding motif. Nature. 1998 Jul 30; 394(6692):433-4.
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        13. Klarlund JK, Guilherme A, Holik JJ, Virbasius JV, Chawla A, Czech MP. Signaling by phosphoinositide-3,4,5-trisphosphate through proteins containing pleckstrin and Sec7 homology domains. Science. 1997 Mar 28; 275(5308):1927-30.
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        14. Virbasius JV, Guilherme A, Czech MP. Mouse p170 is a novel phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase containing a C2 domain. J Biol Chem. 1996 Jun 7; 271(23):13304-7.
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