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Last Name

Catherine Coleman

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionCollege of Medicine
DepartmentCellular and Molecular Physiology
Address500 University Drive Hershey PA 17033
Mailbox: H166


Assistant Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology


Ph. D., University of Aberdeen, 1991
Postdoctoral Training, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, 1991-1994

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  1. Crowell KT, Steiner JL, Coleman CS, Lang CH. Decreased Whole-Body Fat Mass Produced by Chronic Alcohol Consumption is Associated with Activation of S6K1-Mediated Protein Synthesis and Increased Autophagy in Epididymal White Adipose Tissue. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2016 Sep; 40(9):1832-45.
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  2. Dennis MD, Coleman CS, Berg A, Jefferson LS, Kimball SR. REDD1 enhances protein phosphatase 2A-mediated dephosphorylation of Akt to repress mTORC1 signaling. Sci Signal. 2014 Jul 22; 7(335):ra68.
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  3. Wang X, Feith DJ, Welsh P, Coleman CS, Lopez C, Woster PM, O'Brien TG, Pegg AE. Studies of the mechanism by which increased spermidine/spermine N1-acetyltransferase activity increases susceptibility to skin carcinogenesis. Carcinogenesis. 2007 Nov; 28(11):2404-11.
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  4. Flierman D, Coleman CS, Pickart CM, Rapoport TA, Chau V. E2-25K mediates US11-triggered retro-translocation of MHC class I heavy chains in a permeabilized cell system. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Aug 1; 103(31):11589-94.
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  5. Bewley MC, Graziano V, Jiang J, Matz E, Studier FW, Pegg AE, Coleman CS, Flanagan JM. Structures of wild-type and mutant human spermidine/spermine N1-acetyltransferase, a potential therapeutic drug target. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Feb 14; 103(7):2063-8.
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  6. Hassink G, Kikkert M, van Voorden S, Lee SJ, Spaapen R, van Laar T, Coleman CS, Bartee E, Früh K, Chau V, Wiertz E. TEB4 is a C4HC3 RING finger-containing ubiquitin ligase of the endoplasmic reticulum. Biochem J. 2005 Jun 1; 388(Pt 2):647-55.
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  7. Coleman CS, Stanley BA, Jones AD, Pegg AE. Spermidine/spermine-N1-acetyltransferase-2 (SSAT2) acetylates thialysine and is not involved in polyamine metabolism. Biochem J. 2004 Nov 15; 384(Pt 1):139-48.
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  8. Chen C, Young BA, Coleman CS, Pegg AE, Sheppard D. Spermidine/spermine N1-acetyltransferase specifically binds to the integrin alpha9 subunit cytoplasmic domain and enhances cell migration. J Cell Biol. 2004 Oct 11; 167(1):161-70.
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  9. Ikeguchi Y, Wang X, McCloskey DE, Coleman CS, Nelson P, Hu G, Shantz LM, Pegg AE. Characterization of transgenic mice with widespread overexpression of spermine synthase. Biochem J. 2004 Aug 1; 381(Pt 3):701-7.
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  10. Shah R, Coleman CS, Mir K, Baldwin J, Van Etten JL, Grishin NV, Pegg AE, Stanley BA, Phillips MA. Paramecium bursaria chlorella virus-1 encodes an unusual arginine decarboxylase that is a close homolog of eukaryotic ornithine decarboxylases. J Biol Chem. 2004 Aug 20; 279(34):35760-7.
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  11. Coleman CS, Hu G, Pegg AE. Putrescine biosynthesis in mammalian tissues. Biochem J. 2004 May 1; 379(Pt 3):849-55.
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  12. Coleman CS, Pegg AE, Megosh LC, Guo Y, Sawicki JA, O'Brien TG. Targeted expression of spermidine/spermine N1-acetyltransferase increases susceptibility to chemically induced skin carcinogenesis. Carcinogenesis. 2002 Feb; 23(2):359-64.
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  13. Coleman CS, Pegg AE. Polyamine analogues inhibit the ubiquitination of spermidine/spermine N1-acetyltransferase and prevent its targeting to the proteasome for degradation. Biochem J. 2001 Aug 15; 358(Pt 1):137-45.
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