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2018

Topically Applied Curcumin-Loaded Nanoparticles Treat Erectile Dysfunction in a Rat Model of Type-2 Diabetes

Draganski, A., Tar, M. T., Villegas, G., Friedman, J. M. & Davies, K., May 1 2018, In : Journal of Sexual Medicine. 15, 5, p. 645-653 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2017
21 Scopus citations
2016

Sustained nitric oxide-releasing nanoparticles induce cell death in Candida albicans yeast and hyphal cells, preventing biofilm formation in vitro and in a rodent central venous catheter model

Ahmadi, M. S., Lee, H. H., Sanchez, D. A., Friedman, A. J., Tar, M. T., Davies, K., Nosanchuk, J. D. & Martinez, L. R., Apr 1 2016, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 60, 4, p. 2185-2194 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2014

Diabetes attenuates urothelial modulation of detrusor contractility and spontaneous activity

Wang, Y., Tar, M. T., Fu, S., Melman, A. & Davies, K. P., Jan 1 2014, In : International Journal of Urology. 21, 10, p. 1059-1064 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Opiorphin is a master regulator of the hypoxic response in corporal smooth muscle cells

Fu, S., Tar, M. T., Melman, A. & Davies, K. P., Aug 2014, In : FASEB Journal. 28, 8, p. 3633-3644 12 p.

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16 Scopus citations

The effect of methamphetamine on an animal model of erectile function

Tar, M. T., Martinez, L. R., Nosanchuk, J. D. & Davies, K. P., Jul 2014, In : Andrology. 2, 4, p. 531-536 6 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Topically applied no-releasing nanoparticles can increase intracorporal pressure and elicit spontaneous erections in a rat model of radical prostatectomy

Tar, M., Cabrales, P., Navati, M., Adler, B., Nacharaju, P., Friedman, A. J., Friedman, J. & Davies, K. P., Dec 1 2014, In : Journal of Sexual Medicine. 11, 12, p. 2903-2914 12 p.

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12 Scopus citations
2011

Oxidative stress status accompanying diabetic bladder cystopathy results in the activation of protein degradation pathways

Kanika, N. D., Chang, J., Tong, Y., Tiplitsky, S., Lin, J., Yohannes, E., Tar, M., Chance, M., Christ, G. J., Melman, A. & Davies, K. D., May 2011, In : BJU International. 107, 10, p. 1676-1684 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Reversal of diabetic vasculopathy in a rat model of type 1 diabetes by opiorphin-related peptides

Calenda, G., Tong, Y., Kanika, N. D., Tar, M. T., Suadicani, S. O., Zhang, X., Melman, A., Rougeot, C. & Davies, K. P., Oct 2011, In : American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 301, 4, p. H1353-H1359

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8 Scopus citations
2010

Demonstration of antibiofilm and antifungal efficacy of chitosan against candidal biofilms, using an in vivo central venous catheter model

Martinez, M. R., Mihu, M. R., Tar, M., Cordero, R. J. B., Han, G., Friedman, A. J., Friedman, J. M. & Nosanchuk, J. D., May 1 2010, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 201, 9, p. 1436-1440 5 p.

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93 Scopus citations

Molecular targets for diabetes mellitus-associated erectile dysfunction

Yohannes, E., Chang, J., Tar, M. T., Davies, K. P. & Chance, M. R., Mar 1 2010, In : Molecular and Cellular Proteomics. 9, 3, p. 565-578 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Nanoparticles as a novel delivery vehicle for therapeutics targeting erectile dysfunction

Han, G., Tar, M., Kuppam, D. S. R., Friedman, A., Melman, A., Friedman, J. & Davies, K. P., Jan 2010, In : Journal of Sexual Medicine. 7, 1 PART 1, p. 224-233 10 p.

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35 Scopus citations

The rat caudal nerves: A model for experimental neuropathies

Schaumburg, H. H., Zotova, E., Raine, C. S., Tar, M. & Arezzo, J., Jun 1 2010, In : Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System. 15, 2, p. 128-139 12 p.

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21 Scopus citations
2009

Alterations in bladder function associated with urothelial defects in uroplakin II and IIIa knockout mice

Aboushwareb, T., Zhou, G., Deng, F. M., Turner, C., Andersson, K. E., Tar, M., Zhao, W., Melman, A., D'Agostino, R., Sun, T. T. & Christ, G. J., Nov 1 2009, In : Neurourology and Urodynamics. 28, 8, p. 1028-1033 6 p.

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28 Scopus citations

Effects of ageing and streptozotocin-induced diabetes on connexin43 and P2 purinoceptor expression in the rat corpora cavernosa and urinary bladder

Suadicani, S. O., Urban-Maldonado, M., Tar, M. T., Melman, A. & Spray, D. C., Jun 1 2009, In : BJU International. 103, 12, p. 1686-1693 8 p.

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39 Scopus citations

Longitudinal studies of time-dependent changes in both bladder and erectile function after streptozotocin-induced diabetes in Fischer 344 male rats

Melman, A., Zotova, E., Kim, M., Arezzo, J., Davies, K., Disanto, M. & Tar, M., Nov 1 2009, In : BJU International. 104, 9, p. 1292-1300 9 p.

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19 Scopus citations

Testosterone regulates erectile function and Vcsa1 expression in the corpora of rats

Chua, R. G., Calenda, G., Zhang, X., Siragusa, J., Tong, Y., Tar, M., Aydin, M., DiSanto, M. E., Melman, A. & Davies, K. P., May 6 2009, In : Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 303, 1-2, p. 67-73 7 p.

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15 Scopus citations

The mechanism of opiorphin-induced experimental priapism in rats involves activation of the polyamine synthetic pathway

Kanika, N. D., Tar, M., Tong, Y., Kuppam, D. S. R., Melman, A. & Davies, K. P., 2009, In : American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology. 297, 4, p. C916-C927

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44 Scopus citations

Vcsa1 Acts as a Marker of Erectile Function Recovery After Gene Therapeutic and Pharmacological Interventions

Calenda, G., Tong, Y., Tar, M., Lowe, D., Siragusa, J., Melman, A. & Davies, K. P., Jun 1 2009, In : Journal of Urology. 181, 6, p. 2806-2815 10 p.

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6 Scopus citations
2008

Effects of hyperglycemia on rat cavernous nerve axons: A functional and ultrastructural study

Zotova, E. G., Schaumburg, H. H., Raine, C. S., Cannella, B., Tar, M., Melman, A. & Arezzo, J. C., Oct 1 2008, In : Experimental Neurology. 213, 2, p. 439-447 9 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Gene transfer with a vector expressing Maxi-K from a smooth muscle-specific promoter restores erectile function in the aging rat

Melman, A., Biggs, G., Davies, K., Zhao, W., Tar, M. T. & Christ, G. J., Mar 1 2008, In : Gene Therapy. 15, 5, p. 364-370 7 p.

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39 Scopus citations

The opiorphin gene (ProL1) and its homologues function in erectile physiology

Tong, Y., Tar, M., Melman, A. & Davies, K., Sep 1 2008, In : BJU International. 102, 6, p. 736-740 5 p.

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40 Scopus citations

Transcription of G-Protein Coupled Receptors in Corporeal Smooth Muscle is Regulated by the Endogenous Neutral Endopeptidase Inhibitor Sialorphin

Tong, Y., Tiplitsky, S. I., Tar, M., Melman, A. & Davies, K. P., Aug 1 2008, In : Journal of Urology. 180, 2, p. 760-766 7 p.

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15 Scopus citations
2007

Ageing causes cytoplasmic retention of MaxiK channels in rat corporal smooth muscle cells

Davies, K. P., Stanevsky, Y., Moses, T., Chang, J. S., Chance, M. R. & Melman, A., Jul 2007, In : International journal of impotence research. 19, 4, p. 371-377 7 p.

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15 Scopus citations

Diabetes-Induced Changes in the Alternative Splicing of the Slo Gene in Corporal Tissue

Davies, K. P., Zhao, W., Tar, M., Figueroa, J. C., Desai, P., Verselis, V. K., Kronengold, J., Wang, H. Z., Melman, A. & Christ, G. J., Oct 1 2007, In : European Urology. 52, 4, p. 1229-1237 9 p.

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19 Scopus citations

Effects of fidarestat, an aldose reductase inhibitor, on nerve conduction velocity and bladder function in streptozotocin-treated female rats

Zotova, E. G., Christ, G. J., Zhao, W., Tar, M., Kuppam, S. D. & Arezzo, J. C., May 1 2007, In : Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications. 21, 3, p. 187-195 9 p.

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18 Scopus citations

hSMR3A as a Marker for Patients With Erectile Dysfunction

Tong, Y., Tar, M., Monrose, V., DiSanto, M., Melman, A. & Davies, K. P., Jul 1 2007, In : Journal of Urology. 178, 1, p. 338-343 6 p.

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27 Scopus citations

Sialorphin (the mature peptide product of Vcsa1) relaxes corporal smooth muscle tissue and increases erectile function in the ageing rat

Davies, K. P., Tar, M., Rougeot, C. & Melman, A., Feb 1 2007, In : BJU International. 99, 2, p. 431-435 5 p.

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41 Scopus citations

Structural and functional investigations of the murine cavernosal nerve: A model system for serial spatio-temporal study of autonomic neuropathy

Schaumburg, H. H., Zotova, E., Cannella, B., Raine, C. S., Arezzo, J., Tar, M. & Melman, A., Apr 1 2007, In : BJU International. 99, 4, p. 916-924 9 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Using gene chips to identify organ-specific, smooth muscle responses to experimental diabetes: Potential applications to urological diseases

Hipp, J. D., Davies, K. P., Tar, M., Valcic, M., Knoll, A., Melman, A. & Christ, G. J., Feb 1 2007, In : BJU International. 99, 2, p. 418-430 13 p.

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22 Scopus citations
2006

Effects of streptozotocin-induced diabetes on bladder and erectile (dys)function in the same rat in vivo

Christ, G. J., Hsieh, Y., Zhao, W., Schenk, G., Venkateswarlu, K., Wang, H. Z., Tar, M. T. & Melman, A., May 1 2006, In : BJU International. 97, 5, p. 1076-1082 7 p.

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46 Scopus citations

Variable coding sequence protein A1 as a marker for erectile dysfunction

Tong, Y., Tar, M., Davelman, F., Christ, G., Melman, A. & Davies, K. P., Aug 2006, In : BJU International. 98, 2, p. 396-401 6 p.

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39 Scopus citations
2005

Evaluation of two techniques of partial urethral obstruction in the male rat model of bladder outlet obstruction

Melman, A., Tar, M., Boczko, J., Christ, G., Leung, A. C., Zhao, W. & Russell, R. G., Nov 1 2005, In : Urology. 66, 5, p. 1127-1133 7 p.

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27 Scopus citations

Trypanosoma cruzi infection induced changes in the innervation, structure and function of the murine bladder

Boczko, J., Tar, M., Melman, A., Jelicks, L. A., Wittner, M., Factor, S. M., Zhao, D., Hafron, J., Weiss, L. M., Tanowitz, H. B. & Christ, G. J., May 2005, In : Journal of Urology. 173, 5, p. 1784-1788 5 p.

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13 Scopus citations