Thomas Charles Becker, PhD

Publications

Ronnebaum, Sarah M., Olga Ilkayeva, Shawn C. Burgess, Jamie W. Joseph, Danhong Lu, Robert D. Stevens, Thomas C. Becker, A Dean Sherry, Christopher B. Newgard, and Mette V. Jensen. “A pyruvate cycling pathway involving cytosolic NADP-dependent isocitrate dehydrogenase regulates glucose-stimulated insulin secretion..” J Biol Chem 281, no. 41 (October 13, 2006): 30593–602. https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M511908200.

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16912049
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Jensen, Mette V., Jamie W. Joseph, Olga Ilkayeva, Shawn Burgess, Danhong Lu, Sarah M. Ronnebaum, Matthew Odegaard, Thomas C. Becker, A Dean Sherry, and Christopher B. Newgard. “Compensatory responses to pyruvate carboxylase suppression in islet beta-cells. Preservation of glucose-stimulated insulin secretion..” J Biol Chem 281, no. 31 (August 4, 2006): 22342–51. https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M604350200.

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16740637
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Cao, Wenhong, Qu Fan Collins, Thomas C. Becker, Jacques Robidoux, Edgar G. Lupo, Yan Xiong, Kiefer W. Daniel, Lisa Floering, and Sheila Collins. “p38 Mitogen-activated protein kinase plays a stimulatory role in hepatic gluconeogenesis..” J Biol Chem 280, no. 52 (December 30, 2005): 42731–37. https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M506223200.

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16272151
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Schisler, Jonathan C., Per Bo Jensen, David G. Taylor, Thomas C. Becker, Filip Krag Knop, Shiro Takekawa, Michael German, et al. “The Nkx6.1 homeodomain transcription factor suppresses glucagon expression and regulates glucose-stimulated insulin secretion in islet beta cells..” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102, no. 20 (May 17, 2005): 7297–7302. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0502168102.

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15883383
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Iype, Tessy, Joshua Francis, James C. Garmey, Jonathan C. Schisler, Rafael Nesher, Gordon C. Weir, Thomas C. Becker, Christopher B. Newgard, Steven C. Griffen, and Raghavendra G. Mirmira. “Mechanism of insulin gene regulation by the pancreatic transcription factor Pdx-1: application of pre-mRNA analysis and chromatin immunoprecipitation to assess formation of functional transcriptional complexes..” J Biol Chem 280, no. 17 (April 29, 2005): 16798–807. https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M414381200.

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15743769
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Bain, James R., Jonathan C. Schisler, Koji Takeuchi, Christopher B. Newgard, and Thomas C. Becker. “An adenovirus vector for efficient RNA interference-mediated suppression of target genes in insulinoma cells and pancreatic islets of langerhans..” Diabetes 53, no. 9 (September 2004): 2190–94. https://doi.org/10.2337/diabetes.53.9.2190.

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15331526
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Newgard, C. B., T. C. Becker, H. K. Berman, and R. M. O’Doherty. “Regulation of overexpressed hexokinases in liver and islet cells..” Biochem Soc Trans 25, no. 1 (February 1997): 118–22. https://doi.org/10.1042/bst0250118.

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9056855
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Becker, T. C., R. J. Noel, J. H. Johnson, R. M. Lynch, H. Hirose, Y. Tokuyama, G. I. Bell, and C. B. Newgard. “Differential effects of overexpressed glucokinase and hexokinase I in isolated islets. Evidence for functional segregation of the high and low Km enzymes..” J Biol Chem 271, no. 1 (January 5, 1996): 390–94. https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.271.1.390.

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8550593
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Argaud, D., A. J. Lange, T. C. Becker, D. A. Okar, M. R. el-Maghrabi, C. B. Newgard, and S. J. Pilkis. “Adenovirus-mediated overexpression of liver 6-phosphofructo-2-kinase/fructose-2,6-bisphosphatase in gluconeogenic rat hepatoma cells. Paradoxical effect on Fru-2,6-P2 levels..” J Biol Chem 270, no. 41 (October 13, 1995): 24229–36. https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.270.41.24229.

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7592629
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Becker, T. C., H. BeltrandelRio, R. J. Noel, J. H. Johnson, and C. B. Newgard. “Overexpression of hexokinase I in isolated islets of Langerhans via recombinant adenovirus. Enhancement of glucose metabolism and insulin secretion at basal but not stimulatory glucose levels..” J Biol Chem 269, no. 33 (August 19, 1994): 21234–38.

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8063745
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