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Dr. Wesley Gray's Selected Publications


Selected Publications***:

1.         Sowmya  Koppula, Mei-Chyi Tan, Angela Hurst, Caroline Telles, and Wesley Gray (2013), "Microdoses Levels of Butadiene Diepoxide (BDO2) Induced Toxicity in Prostate Cancer Cells," Pharmacology & Pharmacy, Vol. 4 No. 2, 2013, pp. 209-217. doi: 10.4236/pp.2013.42029.

2.         Srivatcha Naragoni1*, Shireesha Sankella  Kinesha Harris and Wesley G. Gray (2009) "Phytoestrogens Regulate the mRNA and Protein Levels of Guanine Nucleotide Binding Protein Beta Subunit (GNB1) In MCF-7 Cells" Journal of Cellular Physiology 219(3):584-94

3.         Rajasree Solipuram, Sowmya Koppula, Angela Hurst, Kinesha Harris, Srivatcha Naragoni, Krystal Fontenot, and Wesley Gray (2009).  "Molecular and Biochemical Effects of a Kola Nut Extract on Androgen Receptor-Mediated Pathways" Journal of Toxicology Volume 2009 (2009), Article ID 530279, 16 pages, doi:10.1155/2009/530279

4.         Krystal Fontenot, Srivatcha Naragoni, Michelle Claville and Wesley Gray (2007) "Characterization of Bizzy  Nut Extracts in Estrogen Responsive MCF-7 Breast Cancer Cells" Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 220 (1): 25-32

5.         Lakshmi Ramanathan and Wesley Gray (2003) "Identification and Characterization of a Phytoestrogen Specific Gene from Breast Cancer Cells".  Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 191:107-117

6.         Washington, W. Hubert, L., Jones, D., and Wesley G. Gray (2001). "Bisphenol A Binds to the low-Affinity  Estrogen Binding Site". In Vitro and Molecular Toxicology14 (1): 3-53. 2001

7.         Stahl, S., Chun, T-Y., and Gray, W.G. (1998) "Phytoestrogens Act as Estrogen Agonists in An Estrogen-Responsive Pituitary Cell Line," Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 152: 41-48.  1998

Selected Abstracts***: 

1.         Orville  Phillips and  Wesley .Gray (2014) "Differential Effects of Biz-2 in Cancer Cells"  The 53rd  Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology, March 23-27, 2014 Phoenix, Arizona

2.         Orval  Phillips, Kinesha Harris and  Wesley .Gray (2012) "Characterizing the Anti-Cancer Activity in Kola Acuminate"  The 30th Annual Meeting of the South Central Chapter of the Society of Toxicology, November 1-2, 2012.  Little Rock, AR

3.         Russell Ledet and Wesley Gray (2011)  "Exploring the Gene Networks Associated With the Putative: Chemopreventative Plant Kola Acuminata (Bizzy Nut)" The 2011 Emerging Researchers National Conference In STEM. February 24-26, 2011, Washington, DC

4.         Lionel Brown and Wesley Gray (2011) "Identification and Characterization of Secretory Proteins in DU145" The Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, November 9-12, 2011 St. Louis, Missouri.

5.         Jalissa Wynder and Wesley Gray  (2010) "Chemoinformatics Profiling of the Acetone Extract of the Jamaica Bush Tea Bizzy Nut".   The Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, November 9-14, 2010 Charlotte, North Carolina

6.         Gift Adikema1 and Wesley Gray2 (2010) "Evaluation of the Toxicity of Kola Acuminata Extracts on Breast and Prostate Cancer Cells" The Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, November 9-14, 2010 Charlotte, North Carolina

7.           Sowmya Koppula, Mei-Chyi Tan, and Wesley G. Gray, "BDO2 Induced Apoptosis in Prostate Cancer Cells is Mediated by the Androgen Receptor".  The 48th Annual Meeting of Society of Toxicology, March 15-19, 2009 in Baltimore, MD


****Co-authors underlined