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Li XS, Reddy MS, Baev D, Edgerton M. Candida Albicans Ssal/2p is the cell envelope binding protein for human salivary histatin 5. J Biol Chem. 2003; 278.
Baev D, Rivetta A, Li XS, Vylkova S, Bashi E, Slayman CL, Edgerton M. Killing of Candida albicans by human salivary Histatin 5 is modulated, but not determined, by the potassium channel TOK1. Infect Immun. 2003; 71.
Dong J, Vylkova S, Li XS, Edgerton M. Calcium blocks fungicidal activity of human salivary Histatin 5 through disruption of binding with Candida Albicans. J Dent Res. 2003; 82.
Baev D, Li XS, Dong J, Keng P, Edgerton M. Human salivary histatin 5 causes disordered volume regulation and cell cycle arrest in Candida albicans.. Infect Immun. 2002; 70(9).
Baev, D/, Mira Edgerton. Evidence for distinct functional sites in Candida albicns for binding and ATP efflux by human salivary histatin 5.. Infect Immun... 2002.
Baev D, Li X, Edgerton M. Genetically engineered human salivary histatin genes are functional in Candida albicans: development of a new system for studying histatin candidacidal activity.. Microbiol. 2001; 147(Pt 12).
Koshlukova SE, Araujo MWB, Baev D, Edgerton M. Released ATP is an extracellular cytotoxic mediator in salivary histatin 5-induced killing of Candida albicans.. Infect Immun. 2000; 68(12).
Edgerton M, Koshlukova SE, Araujo MWB, Patel RC, Dong J, Bruenn JA. Salivary histatin 5 and human neutrophil defensin 1 kill Candida albicans via shared pathways.. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2000; 44(12).
Edgerton M, Koshlukova SE. Salivary histatin 5 and its similarities to the other antimicrobial proteins in human saliva.. Adv Dent Res. 2000; 14.
Edgerton M. Myeloperoxidase deficiency associated with atypical oral candidiasis: A clinical report.. J Prosthet Dent. 1999; 82(3).
Koshlukova SE, Lloyd TL, Araujo MWB, Edgerton M. Salivary histatin 5 induces non-lytic release of ATP from Candida albicans leading to cell death.. J Biol Chem. 1999; 274(27).
Puri S, Edgerton M. Candida albicans Ssa: An Hsp70 homologue and virulence factor. Moonlighting Cell Stres Proteins in Microbial Infections. 2013; 14.
Jang WS, Edgerton M. Salivary Histatins: Structure, Function and Mechanisms of Antifungal Activity. Candida and Candidiasis. 2011; 13.
Tati S, Jang W.S., Edgerton M. Histatin 5 differential binding to surface glucans and mannans among C. albicans and C. glabrata strains does not influence its toxicity. 11th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis. 2012.
Li R., Kumar R., Edgerton M. The role of Candida albicans TPO transporters in efflux of Histatin 5. 11th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis. 2012.
Kumar R., Conti F., Saraswat D., Bajawa J.S., Li R.A., Edgerton M. Polyamine transporters Dur3 and Dur31 facilitate uptake of antifungal cationic peptide. 11th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis. 2012.
Edgerton M. Cleavage of signaling mucin Msb2 is necessary for the activation of Cek1 MAPK pathway and virulence in Candida albicans. 11th Annual Mark Wilson Conference. 2012.
Puri S., Kumar R., Chadha S., Tati S., Conti H.R., Cullen P.J., Edgerton M. Cleavage of signaling mucin Msb2 is necessary for the activation of Cek1 MAPK pathway and virulence in Candida albicans. 11th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis. 2012.
Gaffen S, Conti F., Freeman H.R., Holland A., Peterson S., Hernandez-Santos A.C., Jang N., Baker OJ, Pandiyan O., Lenardo P., Edgerton M. Th17, Treg and STAT3 signaling in oral mucosal candidiasis: A new paradigm in antifungal immunity. Gordon Conference on Fungal Immunity. 2011.
Edgerton M, Jang W.S., Baker OJ, Conti H.R., Freeman A., Holland S., Gaffen S. The salivary antifungal protein Histatin 5 is an innate immune molecule regulated by IL 17. Gordon Conference on Funal Immunity. 2011.
Edgerton M, Kumar R., Chadha S., Bajawa J.S., Jang W.S.. Uptake of the antifungal protein Histatin 5 by C albicans is via the native polyamine transproter Dur2p. 10th Annual Mark Wilson Conference. 2011.
Bajwa J.S., Kumar R., Chadha S., Jang W.S., Edgerton M. Polyamine transporter Dur3 mediates salivary Histatin 5 uptake. IADR Conference. 2011.
Chadha S., Bajwa J.S., Sun J.N., Paluszynski J, Jang W.S., Edgerton M. Spermidine plasma membrane transporter Dur3 is involved in the translocation of Histatin 5 in C. albicans. 10th Candida and Candidiasis Congerence. 2010.
Jang W.S., Sun J.N., Edgerton M. Salivary Histatin 5 Internalization by Translocation, but not Endocytosis, kills Candida albicans by Disruption of Intracellular Ionic Balance ASM. 10th Candida and Candidiasis Conference. 2010.
Chadha S., Paluszynski J.N., Bajwa J.S., Jang W.S., Edgerton M. C. albicans Msb2 is secreted mucin-like proteins that contributes to adhesion and virulence in oropharyngeal candidiasis. 10th Candida and Candidiasis Conference. 2010.
Gaffen S, Conti F., Shen F., Sun J.S., Lindemann M.J., Hai J.H., Masso-Welch P., Edgerton M. Th17/IL-17 receptor signaling and not Th1 cells are essential for host defense against oral candidiasis. 10th Candida and Candidiasis Conference. 2010.
Gaffen SL, Conti HR, Shen F, Nayyar N, Stocum E, Sun J, Lindeman M, Ho A, Hai JH, Masso-Welch P, Edgerton M. Th17/IL-17 receptor signaling and not Th1 cells are essential for mucosal host defense against oral candidiasis. Cytokine. 2009; 48(1).
Li XS, Sun JN, Edgerton M. Lysine Residues are Required for Histatin Translocation into Candida albicans. J Dent Res. 2007; 86(A).
Sun JN, Li XS, Edgerton M. ATP hydrolysis mediates C. albicans ssa2p-Histatin5 complex formation. J Dent Res. 2007; 86(A).
Nayaar N, Filler N, Solis N, Sun JN, Edgerton M. Ssa1 proteins are important virulence determinants in Candida albicans. J Dent Res. 2007; 86(A).
Okamoto-Shibayama K, Vylkova S, Edgerton M. Microarray analyses of Candida albicans transporter gene expression with Hst 5. J Dent Res. 2007; 86(A).
Vylkova S, Sun JN, Edgerton M. Human beta defensins and histatin 5 have overlapping mechanisms of killing of Candida albicans. ASM 160th General Meeting. 2006; F(004).
Sun JN, Li XS, Edgerton M. Candida albicans cell wall HSP70 proteins mediate binding with the cationic peptide Histatin 5. 8th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis. 2006; A(166).
Vylkova S, Nayyar N, Edgerton M. Human beta defensins kill Candida albicans in a salt-sensitive and energy-dependent manner that does not involve membrane disruption. 8th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis. 2006; C(138).
Pusateri C, Vylkova S, Monaco E, Edgerton M. Sensitivity of Candida albicans Biofilm Cells to Histatin 5. J Dent Res. 2006.
Sun JN, Vylkova S, Baev D, Edgerton M. Transcriptional and Translational Levels of Candida alvicans TRK1. J Dent Res. 2005; 84(A).
Li XS, Baev D, Edgerton M. Candida albicans HSP70 Deletion Reduces Antifungal Activity of Histatin 5. J Dent Res. 2005; 84(A).
"Molecular Mycology: Current Approaches to Fungal Pathogenesis" Marine Biological Laboratory, Marine Biological Laboratory (2007)
"Is Salivary Histatin a Prototypicl Antifungal Peptide-Hallmarks of Cytotoxicity" Minnesota Craniofacial Research Training (MinnCResT) Program, University of Minnesota (2007)
"Factors sustaining thematic independent research programs" ACPEF/UNC Prosthodontic Research Symposium, University at North Carolina (2007)
"Host Defense Strategies: Candidacidal Targets of Histatins" ASM 160th General Meeting Symposium: Antimicrobial Peptides Versus Fungal Pathogens: The Players and the Rules, American Society for Microbiology (2006)
"Molecular Targets for Histatin 5" ASM 8th Conference on Candida and Candidiasis, Session: Antimicrobial Peptides, American Society for Microbiology (2006)
"Mechanism of Antifungal Activity of Human Histatins" Gordon Conference on Antimicrobial Peptides, Gordon Conference on Antimicrobial Peptides (2005)
"Mechanism of Innate Host Defense Proteins" Second Annual Buffalo Conference on Immunology, Buffalo Conference on Immunology (2002)
"Histatin 5 causes Disordered Volume Regulation and G1 Cell Cycle Arrest in C. Albicans" Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Defense, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Defense (2001)
"Molecular Biology Section, Panel Presenter" University at Buffalo NIH Grantsmanship Workshop, University at Buffalo (2001)
"Salivary Antimicrobials in Saliva in Health and Disease" Scientific Program 16th International Conference on Oral Biology, Scientific Program 16th International Conference on Oral Biology (2000)
"Session II: Functions of Saliva" 16th International Conference on Oral Biology, 16th International Conference on Oral Biology (2000)
"Salivary antimicrobial proteins:their role in oropharyngeal host defense" Latin American-U.S. Conference on Salivary Research, Latin American Association for Salivary Research (1999)
"Oral Candidal Infections and Future Therapeutic Modalities" The American College of Prosthodontists, The American College of Prosthodontists (1996)
"Salivary Proteins II: Cloning and Functional Studies" IADR Salivary Research Group-Session, IADR Salivary Research Group-Session (1996)
"Fixed and Removable Prosthetic Restoration of Endosseous Implants" Jamestown-Warren Dental Implant Study Club, Jamestown-Warren Dental Implant Study Club (1996)
"Periodontal Pathogens Associated with Dental Implants" IADR Implantology Research Group-Session, IADR Implantology Research Group-Session (1994)
"Application of Basic Knowledge in Wound Healing to Enhance Biocompatibility" Academy of Prosthodontics, Academy of Prosthodontics (1993)
"Research in Biological Technologies which may be transferred to Prosthodontics" Academy of Denture Prosthetics, 72nd Annual Meeting, Academy of Denture Prosthetics (1991)
"Regulation of Microbial Adherence at the Salivary Prosthetic Interface" Academy of Denture Prosthetics, 72nd Annual Meeting, Academy of Denture Prosthetics (1990)
"Dental Implants" Niagara County Dental Society, Niagara County Dental Society (1989)
"The Interaction of Saliva and Prosthodontics" 18th Annual James A. English Symposium, 18th Annual James A. English Symposium (1988)
"Osseointegrated Implants" Buffalo Association of Women Dentists, Buffalo Association of Women Dentists (1988)
"Maxillofacial Prosthetics - The Mandibulectomy Patient" SUNY Buffalo Association for Student Research, SUNY Buffalo Association for Student Research (1985)
"Esthetics-The Contriibution of Removable Prosthodontics" Metropolitan Dental Study Club, Metropolitan Dental Study Club (1984)
"Prosthetic Treatment of the Cleft Palate Patient from Birth to Adulthood" Buffalo Association of Speech Pathologists, Buffalo Association of Speech Pathologists (1984)
"Specialized Removable Partial Dentures:Swinglock, Overlay, and Lingual Band Partial Denture" Association of Women Dentists, Association of Women Dentists (1984)