RAMAREDDY V. GUNTAKA, Ph.D.

Professor
Dept of Micr, Immun, & Biochem

Office: 101-H MOLECULAR SCIENCES BUILDING
858 MADISON AVENUE
MEMPHIS TN 381630000
Tel: (901) 448-8230
rguntaka@uthsc.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, Microbiology
  • M.S., U.P. Agricultural University, Pantanagar, UP, India, Microbiology
  • B.S., A.N.R. College (Andhra University), Gudivada, India, Chemistry, Botany & Zoology

Publications

  1. Koilan Subramaniyan, David Hamilton1, Narina Baburyan, Mythili K. Padala and Ramareddy V. Guntaka.. Control of Liver Fibrosis by Triple Helix-Forming Oligodeoxyribonucleotides Targeted to the Promoter Region of Type I Collagen Gene.. Oligonucleotides, 20, 231-237.
  2. Khandelwal P., Mythili PK , Cox J, and Guntaka, RV.. The N-Terminal Domain of Y-Box Binding Protein-1 Induces Cell Cycle Arrest in G/M Phase by Binding to Cyclin D1.. Int. J of Cell Biology, 2009.
  3. Suzuki T, Elias BE, Seth, A, Shen L, Turner JR, Francesco G, Desiderio D, Guntaka RV and Rao RK 2009. . Pkc-eta regulates occludin phosphorylation and epithelial tight junction integrity.. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 106, 61-66, 2009.
  4. Ye, Z, Guntaka, RV, Mahato, RI. Sequence-specific triple helix formation with genomic DNA. Biochemistry, 46 (40), 11240-52, 2007.
  5. Ye, Z, Cheng, K, Guntaka, RV, Mahato, RI. Receptor-mediated hepatic uptake of M6P-BSA-conjugated triplex-forming oligonucleotides in rats. Bioconjug Chem, 17 (3), 823-30, 2006.
  6. Cheng, K, Ye, Z, Guntaka, RV, Mahato, RI. Enhanced hepatic uptake and bioactivity of type alpha1(I) collagen gene promoter-specific triplex-forming oligonucleotides after conjugation with cholesterol. J Pharmacol Exp Ther, 317 (2), 797-805, 2006.
  7. Kamalov, G, Varma, BR, Lu, L, Sun, Y, Weber, KT, Guntaka, RV. Expression of the multifunctional Y-box protein, YB-1, in myofibroblasts of the infarcted rat heart. Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 334 (1), 239-44, 2005.
  8. Cheng, K, Ye, Z, Guntaka, RV, Mahato, RI. Biodistribution and hepatic uptake of triplex-forming oligonucleotides against type alpha1(I) collagen gene promoter in normal and fibrotic rats. Mol Pharm, 2 (3), 206-17, 2005.
  9. Ye, Z, Cheng, K, Guntaka, RV, Mahato, RI. Targeted delivery of a triplex-forming oligonucleotide to hepatic stellate cells. Biochemistry, 44 (11), 4466-76, 2005.
  10. Mahato, RI, Cheng, K, Guntaka, RV. Modulation of gene expression by antisense and antigene oligodeoxynucleotides and small interfering RNA. Expert Opin Drug Deliv, 2 (1), 3-28, 2005.
  11. Cheng, K, Fraga, D, Zhang, C, Kotb, M, Gaber, AO, Guntaka, RV, Mahato, RI. Adenovirus-based vascular endothelial growth factor gene delivery to human pancreatic islets. Gene Ther, 11 (14), 1105-16, 2004.
  12. Guntaka, RV, Varma, BR, Weber, KT. Triplex-forming oligonucleotides as modulators of gene expression. Int J Biochem Cell Biol, 35 (1), 22-31, 2003.