Interdisciplinary PhD in Molecular Biosciences

Dr. Rebecca L. Seipelt - Publications

Seipelt R.L., Bailey FC, Schaible A, Thompson MW. 2010. Asparagine362 is essential for zinc binding and catalysis in the peptidase reaction of Saccharomyces cerevisiae leukotriene A4 hydrolase. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1804(10):2070-6.

Thompson MW, Beasley KA, Schmidt MD, Seipelt RL. 2009. Arginyl aminopeptidase-like 1 (RNPEPL1) is an alternatively processed aminopeptidase with specificity for methionine, glutamine, and citrulline residues. Protein and Peptide Letters. 16(10):1256-66.

Newsome AL, Johnson JP*, Seipelt RL, Thompson MW. 2007. Apolactoferrin inhibits the catalytic domain of matrix metalloproteinase-2 by zinc chelation. Biochemistry and Cell Biology 85(5):563-72.

R. L. Seipelt. 2006. Cookie-ases: Interactive Models for Teaching Genotype-Phenotype Relationships. American Biology Teacher. Published electronically May: 9-14.

M. W. Thompson, E. D. Archer, C. E. Romer, and R. L. Seipelt. 2006. A conserved tyrosine residue of Saccharomyces cerevisiae leukotriene A 4 hydrolase stabilizes the transition state of the peptidase activity. Peptides. 27:1701-1709.

J. D. Leblond, J. L. Dahmen, R. L. Seipelt, M. J. Elrod-Erickson, A. B. Cahoon, R. Kincaid, T. J. Evens, and P. J. Chapman. 2005. Lipid composition of Chlorarachniophytes (Chlorarachiophyceae) from the genera Bigelowiella, Gymnochlora, and Lotharella. Journal of Phycology 41:311-321.

J. M. Haynes, P. P. Lee, R. L. Seipelt, and S. M. Wright. 2005. Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi sequences in a biopsy from a Tennessee patient. J. Tenn. Acad. Sci. 80(3-4):57-9.

M. Rutledge, R. L. Seipelt, and P. M. Mathis. 2004. Making Quantitative Genetics Relevant: Effectiveness of a Laboratory Investigation that Links Scientific Research, Commercial Applications, and Legal Issues. Bioscene . 30(4):9-13 .

N. Dembla-Rajpal, R. Seipelt, Q. Wang, and B. C. Rymond. 2004. Proteasome inhibition alters the transcription of multiple yeast genes. Biochemica et Biophysics Acta: Gene Structure and Function. 1680(1):34-45.

R. L. Seipelt, B. Zheng, and B. C. Rymond. 1999. U1 snRNA is cleaved by RNase III and processed through an Sm site dependent pathway. Nucleic Acids Res. 27(2) 587-495.

S. Lybarger, K. Beickman, V. Brown, N. Dembla-Rajpal, K. Morey, R. Seipelt, and B. C. Rymond. 1999. Elevated levels of a novel snRNP protein, Spp381p, rescue a mutant defective in spliceosome maturation. Mol. Cell. Biol. 19(1):577-584.

R. L. Seipelt, B. T. Spear, E. C. Snow, and M. L. Peterson. 1998. A non-immunoglobulin transgene and the endogenous Ig m gene are coordinately regulated by alternative RNA processing during B cell maturation. Mol. Cell. Biol. 18(2):1042-1048.

Y. Takagaki, R. L. Seipelt, M. L. Peterson, and J. L. Manley. 1996. The polyadenylation factor CstF-64 regulates alternative processing of IgM heavy chain pre-mRNA during B cell differentiation. Cell 87:941-952.

R. L. Seipelt and M. L. Peterson. 1995. Alternative RNA processing of the IgA gene to produce as and am mRNA responds like the IgM to alterations in the efficiency of the competing splice and cleavage-polyadenylation reactions. Molecular Immunology 32(4):277-285.