Michael Denison

TitleDistinguished Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California Davis
Address4241 Meyer Hall
CA 95616
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    1. Corre S, Tardif N, Mouchet N, Leclair HM, Boussemart L, Gautron A, Bachelot L, Perrot A, Soshilov A, Rogiers A, Rambow F, Dumontet E, Tarte K, Bessede A, Guillemin GJ, Marine JC, Denison MS, Gilot D, Galibert MD. Sustained activation of the Aryl hydrocarbon Receptor transcription factor promotes resistance to BRAF-inhibitors in melanoma. Nat Commun. 2018 Nov 14; 9(1):4775. PMID: 30429474.
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    2. Faber SC, Soshilov AA, Giani Tagliabue S, Bonati L, Denison MS. Comparative In Vitro and In Silico Analysis of the Selectivity of Indirubin as a Human Ah Receptor Agonist. Int J Mol Sci. 2018 Sep 10; 19(9). PMID: 30201897.
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    3. Dou L, Poitevin S, Sallée M, Addi T, Gondouin B, McKay N, Denison MS, Jourde-Chiche N, Duval-Sabatier A, Cerini C, Brunet P, Dignat-George F, Burtey S. Aryl hydrocarbon receptor is activated in patients and mice with chronic kidney disease. Kidney Int. 2018 Apr; 93(4):986-999. PMID: 29395338.
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    4. Datta S, He G, Tomilov A, Sahdeo S, Denison MS, Cortopassi G. In Vitro Evaluation of Mitochondrial Function and Estrogen Signaling in Cell Lines Exposed to the Antiseptic Cetylpyridinium Chloride. Environ Health Perspect. 2017 08 22; 125(8):087015. PMID: 28885978.
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    5. Corrada D, Denison MS, Bonati L. Structural modeling of the AhR:ARNT complex in the bHLH-PASA-PASB region elucidates the key determinants of dimerization. Mol Biosyst. 2017 May 02; 13(5):981-990. PMID: 28393157.
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    6. Anderson CG, Joshi G, Bair DA, Oriol C, He G, Parikh SJ, Denison MS, Scow KM. Use of nuclear receptor luciferase-based bioassays to detect endocrine active chemicals in a biosolids-biochar amended soil. Chemosphere. 2017 Aug; 181:160-167. PMID: 28437741.
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    7. Elshenawy OH, Abdelhamid G, Soshilov AA, Denison MS, El-Kadi AO. Down-regulation of cytochrome P450 1A1 by monomethylarsonous acid in human HepG2 cells. Toxicol Lett. 2017 Mar 15; 270:34-50. PMID: 28189647.
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    8. Denison MS, Faber SC. And Now for Something Completely Different: Diversity in Ligand-Dependent Activation of Ah Receptor Responses. Curr Opin Toxicol. 2017 Feb; 2:124-131. PMID: 28845473.
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    9. Cheng Y, Jin UH, Davidson LA, Chapkin RS, Jayaraman A, Tamamis P, Orr A, Allred C, Denison MS, Soshilov A, Weaver E, Safe S. Editor's Highlight: Microbial-Derived 1,4-Dihydroxy-2-naphthoic Acid and Related Compounds as Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Agonists/Antagonists: Structure-Activity Relationships and Receptor Modeling. Toxicol Sci. 2017 02; 155(2):458-473. PMID: 27837168.
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    10. Joshi G, Schmidt R, Scow KM, Denison MS, Hristova KR. Effect of benzene and ethylbenzene on the transcription of methyl-tert-butyl ether degradation genes of Methylibium petroleiphilum PM1. Microbiology. 2016 09; 162(9):1563-1571. PMID: 27450417.
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    11. Corrada D, Soshilov AA, Denison MS, Bonati L. Deciphering Dimerization Modes of PAS Domains: Computational and Experimental Analyses of the AhR:ARNT Complex Reveal New Insights Into the Mechanisms of AhR Transformation. PLoS Comput Biol. 2016 06; 12(6):e1004981. PMID: 27295348.
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    12. Bak SM, Iida M, Soshilov AA, Denison MS, Iwata H, Kim EY. Auto-induction mechanism of aryl hydrocarbon receptor 2 (AHR2) gene by TCDD-activated AHR1 and AHR2 in the red seabream (Pagrus major). Arch Toxicol. 2017 Jan; 91(1):301-312. PMID: 27188387.
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    13. Cole BJ, Brander SM, Jeffries KM, Hasenbein S, He G, Denison MS, Fangue NA, Connon RE. Changes in Menidia beryllina Gene Expression and In Vitro Hormone-Receptor Activation After Exposure to Estuarine Waters Near Treated Wastewater Outfalls. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2016 Aug; 71(2):210-23. PMID: 27155869.
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    14. Brennan JC, Bassal A, He G, Denison MS. Development of a recombinant human ovarian (BG1) cell line containing estrogen receptor a and ß for improved detection of estrogenic/antiestrogenic chemicals. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2016 Jan; 35(1):91-100. PMID: 26139245; PMCID: PMC4772679 [Available on 01/01/17].
    15. Caron-Beaudoin É, Denison MS, Sanderson JT. Effects of Neonicotinoids on Promoter-Specific Expression and Activity of Aromatase (CYP19) in Human Adrenocortical Carcinoma (H295R) and Primary Umbilical Vein Endothelial (HUVEC) Cells. Toxicol Sci. 2016 Jan; 149(1):134-44. PMID: 26464060.
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    16. Brennan JC, He G, Tsutsumi T, Zhao J, Wirth E, Fulton MH, Denison MS. Development of Species-Specific Ah Receptor-Responsive Third Generation CALUX Cell Lines with Enhanced Responsiveness and Improved Detection Limits. Environ Sci Technol. 2015 Oct 06; 49(19):11903-12. PMID: 26366531; PMCID: PMC4772899 [Available on 10/06/16].
    17. DeGroot DE, Franks DG, Higa T, Tanaka J, Hahn ME, Denison MS. Naturally occurring marine brominated indoles are aryl hydrocarbon receptor ligands/agonists. Chem Res Toxicol. 2015 Jun 15; 28(6):1176-85. PMID: 26001051; PMCID: PMC4469569.
    18. Shoots J, Fraccalvieri D, Franks DG, Denison MS, Hahn ME, Bonati L, Powell WH. An Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor from the Salamander Ambystoma mexicanum Exhibits Low Sensitivity to 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin. Environ Sci Technol. 2015 Jun 02; 49(11):6993-7001. PMID: 25941739; PMCID: PMC4454367.
    19. Joshi G, Schmidt R, Scow KM, Denison MS, Hristova KR. Gene mdpC plays a regulatory role in the methyl-tert-butyl ether degradation pathway of Methylibium petroleiphilum strain PM1. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2015 Apr; 362(7). PMID: 25724531; PMCID: PMC4459789.
    20. Mexia N, Gaitanis G, Velegraki A, Soshilov A, Denison MS, Magiatis P. Pityriazepin and other potent AhR ligands isolated from Malassezia furfur yeast. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2015 Apr 01; 571:16-20. PMID: 25721496; PMCID: PMC4454357.
    21. Maayah ZH, Ghebeh H, Alhaider AA, El-Kadi AO, Soshilov AA, Denison MS, Ansari MA, Korashy HM. Metformin inhibits 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene-induced breast carcinogenesis and adduct formation in human breast cells by inhibiting the cytochrome P4501A1/aryl hydrocarbon receptor signaling pathway. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2015 Apr 15; 284(2):217-26. PMID: 25697376.
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    22. Bittner GD, Denison MS, Yang CZ, Stoner MA, He G. Chemicals having estrogenic activity can be released from some bisphenol A-free, hard and clear, thermoplastic resins. Environ Health. 2014 Dec 04; 13:103. PMID: 25477047; PMCID: PMC4298073.
    23. Frauenstein K, Tigges J, Soshilov AA, Kado S, Raab N, Fritsche E, Haendeler J, Denison MS, Vogel CF, Haarmann-Stemmann T. Activation of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor by the widely used Src family kinase inhibitor 4-amino-5-(4-chlorophenyl)-7-(dimethylethyl)pyrazolo[3,4-d]pyrimidine (PP2). Arch Toxicol. 2015 Aug; 89(8):1329-36. PMID: 25082669; PMCID: PMC4454626.
    24. Bessede A, Gargaro M, Pallotta MT, Matino D, Servillo G, Brunacci C, Bicciato S, Mazza EM, Macchiarulo A, Vacca C, Iannitti R, Tissi L, Volpi C, Belladonna ML, Orabona C, Bianchi R, Lanz TV, Platten M, Della Fazia MA, Piobbico D, Zelante T, Funakoshi H, Nakamura T, Gilot D, Denison MS, Guillemin GJ, DuHadaway JB, Prendergast GC, Metz R, Geffard M, Boon L, Pirro M, Iorio A, Veyret B, Romani L, Grohmann U, Fallarino F, Puccetti P. Aryl hydrocarbon receptor control of a disease tolerance defence pathway. Nature. 2014 Jul 10; 511(7508):184-90. PMID: 24930766; PMCID: PMC4098076.
    25. Novotna A, Korhonova M, Bartonkova I, Soshilov AA, Denison MS, Bogdanova K, Kolar M, Bednar P, Dvorak Z. Enantiospecific effects of ketoconazole on aryl hydrocarbon receptor. PLoS One. 2014; 9(7):e101832. PMID: 25000292; PMCID: PMC4084896.
    26. Ghorbanzadeh M, van Ede KI, Larsson M, van Duursen MB, Poellinger L, Lücke-Johansson S, Machala M, Pencíková K, Vondrácek J, van den Berg M, Denison MS, Ringsted T, Andersson PL. In vitro and in silico derived relative effect potencies of ah-receptor-mediated effects by PCDD/Fs and PCBs in rat, mouse, and guinea pig CALUX cell lines. Chem Res Toxicol. 2014 Jul 21; 27(7):1120-32. PMID: 24901989.
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    27. Soshilov AA, Denison MS. Ligand promiscuity of aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonists and antagonists revealed by site-directed mutagenesis. Mol Cell Biol. 2014 May; 34(9):1707-19. PMID: 24591650; PMCID: PMC3993610.
    28. Vogel CF, Khan EM, Leung PS, Gershwin ME, Chang WL, Wu D, Haarmann-Stemmann T, Hoffmann A, Denison MS. Cross-talk between aryl hydrocarbon receptor and the inflammatory response: a role for nuclear factor-?B. J Biol Chem. 2014 Jan 17; 289(3):1866-75. PMID: 24302727; PMCID: PMC3894361.
    29. DeGroot DE, Hayashi A, Denison MS. Lack of ligand-selective binding of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor to putative DNA binding sites regulating expression of Bax and paraoxonase 1 genes. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2014 Jan 01; 541:13-20. PMID: 24200861; PMCID: PMC3875388.
    30. Anwar-Mohamed A, Elshenawy OH, Soshilov AA, Denison MS, Chris Le X, Klotz LO, El-Kadi AO. Methylated pentavalent arsenic metabolites are bifunctional inducers, as they induce cytochrome P450 1A1 and NAD(P)H:quinone oxidoreductase through AhR- and Nrf2-dependent mechanisms. Free Radic Biol Med. 2014 Feb; 67:171-87. PMID: 24161444.
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    31. DeGroot DE, Denison MS. Nucleotide specificity of DNA binding of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor:ARNT complex is unaffected by ligand structure. Toxicol Sci. 2014 Jan; 137(1):102-13. PMID: 24136190; PMCID: PMC3924043.
    32. Brander SM, Connon RE, He G, Hobbs JA, Smalling KL, Teh SJ, White JW, Werner I, Denison MS, Cherr GN. From 'omics to otoliths: responses of an estuarine fish to endocrine disrupting compounds across biological scales. PLoS One. 2013; 8(9):e74251. PMID: 24086325; PMCID: PMC3783432.
    33. Brennan JC, Denison MS, Holstege DM, Magiatis P, Dallas JL, Gutierrez EG, Soshilov AA, Millam JR. 2,3-cis-2R,3R-(-)-epiafzelechin-3-O-p-coumarate, a novel flavan-3-ol isolated from Fallopia convolvulus seed, is an estrogen receptor agonist in human cell lines. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2013 Jun 14; 13:133. PMID: 23768005; PMCID: PMC3695784.
    34. Hu Q, He G, Zhao J, Soshilov A, Denison MS, Zhang A, Yin H, Fraccalvieri D, Bonati L, Xie Q, Zhao B. Ginsenosides are novel naturally-occurring aryl hydrocarbon receptor ligands. PLoS One. 2013; 8(6):e66258. PMID: 23776647; PMCID: PMC3679084.
    35. Kamenickova A, Anzenbacherova E, Pavek P, Soshilov AA, Denison MS, Zapletalova M, Anzenbacher P, Dvorak Z. Effects of anthocyanins on the AhR-CYP1A1 signaling pathway in human hepatocytes and human cancer cell lines. Toxicol Lett. 2013 Jul 31; 221(1):1-8. PMID: 23735880; PMCID: PMC3759295.
    36. van den Berg M, Denison MS, Birnbaum LS, Devito MJ, Fiedler H, Falandysz J, Rose M, Schrenk D, Safe S, Tohyama C, Tritscher A, Tysklind M, Peterson RE. Polybrominated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans, and biphenyls: inclusion in the toxicity equivalency factor concept for dioxin-like compounds. Toxicol Sci. 2013 Jun; 133(2):197-208. PMID: 23492812; PMCID: PMC3663561.
    37. Magiatis P, Pappas P, Gaitanis G, Mexia N, Melliou E, Galanou M, Vlachos C, Stathopoulou K, Skaltsounis AL, Marselos M, Velegraki A, Denison MS, Bassukas ID. Malassezia yeasts produce a collection of exceptionally potent activators of the Ah (dioxin) receptor detected in diseased human skin. J Invest Dermatol. 2013 Aug; 133(8):2023-30. PMID: 23448877; PMCID: PMC3714356.
    38. Odio C, Holzman SA, Denison MS, Fraccalvieri D, Bonati L, Franks DG, Hahn ME, Powell WH. Specific ligand binding domain residues confer low dioxin responsiveness to AHR1ß of Xenopus laevis. Biochemistry. 2013 Mar 12; 52(10):1746-54. PMID: 23394719; PMCID: PMC3669666.
    39. Zhao B, Bohonowych JE, Timme-Laragy A, Jung D, Affatato AA, Rice RH, Di Giulio RT, Denison MS. Common commercial and consumer products contain activators of the aryl hydrocarbon (dioxin) receptor. PLoS One. 2013; 8(2):e56860. PMID: 23441220; PMCID: PMC3575475.
    40. Kamenickova A, Anzenbacherova E, Pavek P, Soshilov AA, Denison MS, Anzenbacher P, Dvorak Z. Pelargonidin activates the AhR and induces CYP1A1 in primary human hepatocytes and human cancer cell lines HepG2 and LS174T. Toxicol Lett. 2013 Apr 26; 218(3):253-9. PMID: 23419638; PMCID: PMC3644221.
    41. Fraccalvieri D, Soshilov AA, Karchner SI, Franks DG, Pandini A, Bonati L, Hahn ME, Denison MS. Comparative analysis of homology models of the AH receptor ligand binding domain: verification of structure-function predictions by site-directed mutagenesis of a nonfunctional receptor. Biochemistry. 2013 Jan 29; 52(4):714-25. PMID: 23286227; PMCID: PMC3568667.
    42. Brander SM, He G, Smalling KL, Denison MS, Cherr GN. The in vivo estrogenic and in vitro anti-estrogenic activity of permethrin and bifenthrin. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2012 Dec; 31(12):2848-55. PMID: 23007834; PMCID: PMC3529915.
    43. Wall RJ, He G, Denison MS, Congiu C, Onnis V, Fernandes A, Bell DR, Rose M, Rowlands JC, Balboni G, Mellor IR. Novel 2-amino-isoflavones exhibit aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonist or antagonist activity in a species/cell-specific context. Toxicology. 2012 Jul 16; 297(1-3):26-33. PMID: 22507882; PMCID: PMC3515069.
    44. Tiong CT, Chen C, Zhang SJ, Li J, Soshilov A, Denison MS, Lee LS, Tam VH, Wong SP, Xu HE, Yong EL. A novel prenylflavone restricts breast cancer cell growth through AhR-mediated destabilization of ERa protein. Carcinogenesis. 2012 May; 33(5):1089-97. PMID: 22345291; PMCID: PMC3334513.
    45. Motto I, Bordogna A, Soshilov AA, Denison MS, Bonati L. New aryl hydrocarbon receptor homology model targeted to improve docking reliability. J Chem Inf Model. 2011 Nov 28; 51(11):2868-81. PMID: 21981577; PMCID: PMC3263330.
    46. El Gendy MA, Soshilov AA, Denison MS, El-Kadi AO. Harmaline and harmalol inhibit the carcinogen-activating enzyme CYP1A1 via transcriptional and posttranslational mechanisms. Food Chem Toxicol. 2012 Feb; 50(2):353-62. PMID: 22037238; PMCID: PMC3281145.
    47. El Gendy MA, Soshilov AA, Denison MS, El-Kadi AO. Transcriptional and posttranslational inhibition of dioxin-mediated induction of CYP1A1 by harmine and harmol. Toxicol Lett. 2012 Jan 05; 208(1):51-61. PMID: 22001777; PMCID: PMC3263333.
    48. Denison MS, Soshilov AA, He G, DeGroot DE, Zhao B. Exactly the same but different: promiscuity and diversity in the molecular mechanisms of action of the aryl hydrocarbon (dioxin) receptor. Toxicol Sci. 2011 Nov; 124(1):1-22. PMID: 21908767; PMCID: PMC3196658.
    49. Soshilov A, Denison MS. Ligand displaces heat shock protein 90 from overlapping binding sites within the aryl hydrocarbon receptor ligand-binding domain. J Biol Chem. 2011 Oct 07; 286(40):35275-82. PMID: 21856752; PMCID: PMC3186366.
    50. Korashy HM, Anwar-Mohamed A, Soshilov AA, Denison MS, El-Kadi AO. The p38 MAPK inhibitor SB203580 induces cytochrome P450 1A1 gene expression in murine and human hepatoma cell lines through ligand-dependent aryl hydrocarbon receptor activation. Chem Res Toxicol. 2011 Sep 19; 24(9):1540-8. PMID: 21732638; PMCID: PMC3263331.
    51. He G, Tsutsumi T, Zhao B, Baston DS, Zhao J, Heath-Pagliuso S, Denison MS. Third-generation Ah receptor-responsive luciferase reporter plasmids: amplification of dioxin-responsive elements dramatically increases CALUX bioassay sensitivity and responsiveness. Toxicol Sci. 2011 Oct; 123(2):511-22. PMID: 21775728; PMCID: PMC3179681.
    52. Van Langenhove K, Croes K, Denison MS, Elskens M, Baeyens W. The CALUX bio-assay: analytical comparison between mouse hepatoma cell lines with a low (H1L6.1c3) and high (H1L7.5c1) number of dioxin response elements. Talanta. 2011 Sep 30; 85(4):2039-46. PMID: 21872055.
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    53. He G, Zhao B, Denison MS. Identification of benzothiazole derivatives and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons as aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonists present in tire extracts. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2011 Aug; 30(8):1915-25. PMID: 21590714; PMCID: PMC3263332.
    54. Aung HH, Lame MW, Gohil K, He G, Denison MS, Rutledge JC, Wilson DW. Comparative gene responses to collected ambient particles in vitro: endothelial responses. Physiol Genomics. 2011 Aug 16; 43(15):917-29. PMID: 21652769; PMCID: PMC4631546.
    55. Baston DS, Denison MS. Considerations for potency equivalent calculations in the Ah receptor-based CALUX bioassay: normalization of superinduction results for improved sample potency estimation. Talanta. 2011 Feb 15; 83(5):1415-21. PMID: 21238730; PMCID: PMC3036574.
    56. Lee YC, Oslund KL, Thai P, Velichko S, Fujisawa T, Duong T, Denison MS, Wu R. 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin-induced MUC5AC expression: aryl hydrocarbon receptor-independent/EGFR/ERK/p38-dependent SP1-based transcription. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2011 Aug; 45(2):270-6. PMID: 20971882; PMCID: PMC3175556.
    57. Boitano AE, Wang J, Romeo R, Bouchez LC, Parker AE, Sutton SE, Walker JR, Flaveny CA, Perdew GH, Denison MS, Schultz PG, Cooke MP. Aryl hydrocarbon receptor antagonists promote the expansion of human hematopoietic stem cells. Science. 2010 Sep 10; 329(5997):1345-8. PMID: 20688981; PMCID: PMC3033342.
    58. Zhao B, Degroot DE, Hayashi A, He G, Denison MS. CH223191 is a ligand-selective antagonist of the Ah (Dioxin) receptor. Toxicol Sci. 2010 Oct; 117(2):393-403. PMID: 20634293; PMCID: PMC2940411.
    59. Zhao B, Baston DS, Khan E, Sorrentino C, Denison MS. Enhancing the response of CALUX and CAFLUX cell bioassays for quantitative detection of dioxin-like compounds. Sci China Chem. 2010 May; 53(5):1010-1016. PMID: 21394221.
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    60. Kennedy K, Macova M, Bartkow ME, Hawker DW, Zhao B, Denison MS, Mueller JF. Effect based monitoring of seasonal ambient air exposures in Australia sampled by PUF passive air samplers. Atmos Pollut Res. 2010 Jan 01; 1(1):50-58. PMID: 21552507.
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    61. Morisseau C, Merzlikin O, Lin A, He G, Feng W, Padilla I, Denison MS, Pessah IN, Hammock BD. Toxicology in the fast lane: application of high-throughput bioassays to detect modulation of key enzymes and receptors. Environ Health Perspect. 2009 Dec; 117(12):1867-72. PMID: 20049205; PMCID: PMC2799460.
    62. Pandini A, Soshilov AA, Song Y, Zhao J, Bonati L, Denison MS. Detection of the TCDD binding-fingerprint within the Ah receptor ligand binding domain by structurally driven mutagenesis and functional analysis. Biochemistry. 2009 Jun 30; 48(25):5972-83. PMID: 19456125; PMCID: PMC2859071.
    63. Kennedy K, Macova M, Leusch F, Bartkow ME, Hawker DW, Zhao B, Denison MS, Mueller JF. Assessing indoor air exposures using passive sampling with bioanalytical methods for estrogenicity and aryl hydrocarbon receptor activity. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2009 Jul; 394(5):1413-21. PMID: 19430962; PMCID: PMC2864012.
    64. Palumbo AJ, Denison MS, Doroshov SI, Tjeerdema RS. Reduction of vitellogenin synthesis by an aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonist in the white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontamus). Environ Toxicol Chem. 2009 Aug; 28(8):1749-55. PMID: 19292566; PMCID: PMC2858920.
    65. Rochester JR, Klasing KC, Stevenson L, Denison MS, Berry W, Millam JR. Dietary red clover (Trifolium pratense) induces oviduct growth and decreases ovary and testes growth in Japanese quail chicks. Reprod Toxicol. 2009 Jan; 27(1):63-71. PMID: 19103282; PMCID: PMC2858001.
    66. La Merrill M, Baston DS, Denison MS, Birnbaum LS, Pomp D, Threadgill DW. Mouse breast cancer model-dependent changes in metabolic syndrome-associated phenotypes caused by maternal dioxin exposure and dietary fat. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Jan; 296(1):E203-10. PMID: 18840765; PMCID: PMC2636987.
    67. Soshilov A, Denison MS. Role of the Per/Arnt/Sim domains in ligand-dependent transformation of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor. J Biol Chem. 2008 Nov 21; 283(47):32995-3005. PMID: 18806268; PMCID: PMC2583286.
    68. Ahn KC, Zhao B, Chen J, Cherednichenko G, Sanmarti E, Denison MS, Lasley B, Pessah IN, Kültz D, Chang DP, Gee SJ, Hammock BD. In vitro biologic activities of the antimicrobials triclocarban, its analogs, and triclosan in bioassay screens: receptor-based bioassay screens. Environ Health Perspect. 2008 Sep; 116(9):1203-10. PMID: 18795164; PMCID: PMC2535623.
    69. Lawrence BP, Denison MS, Novak H, Vorderstrasse BA, Harrer N, Neruda W, Reichel C, Woisetschläger M. Activation of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor is essential for mediating the anti-inflammatory effects of a novel low-molecular-weight compound. Blood. 2008 Aug 15; 112(4):1158-65. PMID: 18270326; PMCID: PMC2515129.
    70. Bohonowych JE, Zhao B, Timme-Laragy A, Jung D, Di Giulio RT, Denison MS. Newspapers and newspaper ink contain agonists for the ah receptor. Toxicol Sci. 2008 Apr; 102(2):278-90. PMID: 18203687; PMCID: PMC2855230.
    71. Bohonowych JE, Denison MS. Persistent binding of ligands to the aryl hydrocarbon receptor. Toxicol Sci. 2007 Jul; 98(1):99-109. PMID: 17431010; PMCID: PMC2857992.
    72. Hu W, Sorrentino C, Denison MS, Kolaja K, Fielden MR. Induction of cyp1a1 is a nonspecific biomarker of aryl hydrocarbon receptor activation: results of large scale screening of pharmaceuticals and toxicants in vivo and in vitro. Mol Pharmacol. 2007 Jun; 71(6):1475-86. PMID: 17327465.
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    73. Pandini A, Denison MS, Song Y, Soshilov AA, Bonati L. Structural and functional characterization of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor ligand binding domain by homology modeling and mutational analysis. Biochemistry. 2007 Jan 23; 46(3):696-708. PMID: 17223691; PMCID: PMC2860805.
    74. Van den Berg M, Birnbaum LS, Denison M, De Vito M, Farland W, Feeley M, Fiedler H, Hakansson H, Hanberg A, Haws L, Rose M, Safe S, Schrenk D, Tohyama C, Tritscher A, Tuomisto J, Tysklind M, Walker N, Peterson RE. The 2005 World Health Organization reevaluation of human and Mammalian toxic equivalency factors for dioxins and dioxin-like compounds. Toxicol Sci. 2006 Oct; 93(2):223-41. PMID: 16829543.
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    75. Klein GP, Hodge EM, Diamond ML, Yip A, Dann T, Stern G, Denison MS, Harper PA. Gas-phase ambient air contaminants exhibit significant dioxin-like and estrogen-like activity in vitro. Environ Health Perspect. 2006 May; 114(5):697-703. PMID: 16675423; PMCID: PMC1459922.
    76. Zhao B, Baston DS, Hammock B, Denison MS. Interaction of diuron and related substituted phenylureas with the Ah receptor pathway. J Biochem Mol Toxicol. 2006; 20(3):103-13. PMID: 16788953; PMCID: PMC3032054.
    77. Sanderson JT, Hordijk J, Denison MS, Springsteel MF, Nantz MH, van den Berg M. Induction and inhibition of aromatase (CYP19) activity by natural and synthetic flavonoid compounds in H295R human adrenocortical carcinoma cells. Toxicol Sci. 2004 Nov; 82(1):70-9. PMID: 15319488.
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    78. Denison MS, Zhao B, Baston DS, Clark GC, Murata H, Han D. Recombinant cell bioassay systems for the detection and relative quantitation of halogenated dioxins and related chemicals. Talanta. 2004 Aug 08; 63(5):1123-33. PMID: 18969542.
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    79. Brown DJ, Van Overmeire I, Goeyens L, Denison MS, De Vito MJ, Clark GC. Analysis of Ah receptor pathway activation by brominated flame retardants. Chemosphere. 2004 Jun; 55(11):1509-18. PMID: 15099731.
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    80. Knockaert M, Blondel M, Bach S, Leost M, Elbi C, Hager GL, Nagy SR, Han D, Denison M, Ffrench M, Ryan XP, Magiatis P, Polychronopoulos P, Greengard P, Skaltsounis L, Meijer L. Independent actions on cyclin-dependent kinases and aryl hydrocarbon receptor mediate the antiproliferative effects of indirubins. Oncogene. 2004 May 27; 23(25):4400-12. PMID: 15077192.
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    81. Han D, Nagy SR, Denison MS. Comparison of recombinant cell bioassays for the detection of Ah receptor agonists. Biofactors. 2004; 20(1):11-22. PMID: 15096657.
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    82. Monk SA, Denison MS, Rice RH. Reversible stepwise negative regulation of CYP1A1 in cultured rat epidermal cells. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2003 Nov 15; 419(2):158-69. PMID: 14592459.
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