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Cristina Maria Furdui, Ph.D.

InstitutionWake Forest School of Medicine
DepartmentInternal Medicine - Molecular Medicine
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    InstitutionWake Forest School of Medicine
    DepartmentCancer Biology

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    1. Hoth JJ, Smith LM, Furdui CM, Wells JD, Yoza BK, McCall CE. Antioxidant treatment after injury suppresses second hit immune priming. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Aug; 85(2):367-374. PMID: 30080782.
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    2. Yang M, Wu H, Chu J, Gabriel LA, Kim Y, Anderson KS, Furdui CM, Bierbach U. Platination of cysteine by an epidermal growth factor receptor kinase-targeted hybrid agent. Chem Commun (Camb). 2018 Jul 11; 54(54):7479-7482. PMID: 29915817.
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    3. Bolduc JA, Nelson KJ, Haynes AC, Lee J, Reisz JA, Graff AH, Clodfelter JE, Parsonage D, Poole LB, Furdui CM, Lowther WT. Novel hyperoxidation resistance motifs in 2-Cys peroxiredoxins. J Biol Chem. 2018 Jul 27; 293(30):11901-11912. PMID: 29884768.
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    4. Holmila RJ, Vance SA, Chen X, Wu H, Shukla K, Bharadwaj MS, Mims J, Wary Z, Marrs G, Singh R, Molina AJ, Poole LB, King SB, Furdui CM. Mitochondria-targeted Probes for Imaging Protein Sulfenylation. Sci Rep. 2018 Apr 27; 8(1):6635. PMID: 29703899.
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    5. Chen X, Mims J, Huang X, Singh N, Motea E, Planchon SM, Beg M, Tsang AW, Porosnicu M, Kemp ML, Boothman DA, Furdui CM. Modulators of Redox Metabolism in Head and Neck Cancer. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2018 Dec 01; 29(16):1660-1690. PMID: 29113454.
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    6. Lewis JE, Costantini F, Mims J, Chen X, Furdui CM, Boothman DA, Kemp ML. Genome-Scale Modeling of NADPH-Driven ß-Lapachone Sensitization in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2018 Oct 01; 29(10):937-952. PMID: 28762750.
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    7. Long D, Wu H, Tsang AW, Poole LB, Yoza BK, Wang X, Vachharajani V, Furdui CM, McCall CE. The Oxidative State of Cysteine Thiol 144 Regulates the SIRT6 Glucose Homeostat. Sci Rep. 2017 Sep 08; 7(1):11005. PMID: 28887543.
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    8. Keyes JD, Parsonage D, Yammani RD, Rogers LC, Kesty C, Furdui CM, Nelson KJ, Poole LB. Endogenous, regulatory cysteine sulfenylation of ERK kinases in response to proliferative signals. Free Radic Biol Med. 2017 11; 112:534-543. PMID: 28843779.
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    9. Pereyra AS, Wang ZM, Messi ML, Zhang T, Wu H, Register TC, Forbes E, Devarie-Baez NO, Files DC, Abba MC, Furdui C, Delbono O. BDA-410 Treatment Reduces Body Weight and Fat Content by Enhancing Lipolysis in Sedentary Senescent Mice. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2017 Aug 01; 72(8):1045-1053. PMID: 27789616.
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    10. Chen X, Wu H, Park CM, Poole TH, Keceli G, Devarie-Baez NO, Tsang AW, Lowther WT, Poole LB, King SB, Xian M, Furdui CM. Discovery of Heteroaromatic Sulfones As a New Class of Biologically Compatible Thiol-Selective Reagents. ACS Chem Biol. 2017 08 18; 12(8):2201-2208. PMID: 28687042.
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    11. Dean TC, Yang M, Liu M, Grayson JM, DeMartino AW, Day CS, Lee J, Furdui CM, Bierbach U. Human Serum Albumin-Delivered [Au(PEt3)]+ Is a Potent Inhibitor of T Cell Proliferation. ACS Med Chem Lett. 2017 May 11; 8(5):572-576. PMID: 28523113.
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    12. Mauney CH, Rogers LC, Harris RS, Daniel LW, Devarie-Baez NO, Wu H, Furdui CM, Poole LB, Perrino FW, Hollis T. The SAMHD1 dNTP Triphosphohydrolase Is Controlled by a Redox Switch. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2017 Dec 01; 27(16):1317-1331. PMID: 28398823.
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    13. Xu Z, Feng X, Dong J, Wang ZM, Lee J, Furdui C, Files DC, Beavers KM, Kritchevsky S, Milligan C, Jin JP, Delbono O, Zhang T. Cardiac troponin T and fast skeletal muscle denervation in ageing. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2017 Oct; 8(5):808-823. PMID: 28419739.
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    14. Lee Y, Furdui C, Beamer LJ. Data on the phosphorylation state of the catalytic serine of enzymes in the a-D-phosphohexomutase superfamily. Data Brief. 2017 Feb; 10:398-405. PMID: 28050582.
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    15. Peloso A, Urbani L, Cravedi P, Katari R, Maghsoudlou P, Fallas ME, Sordi V, Citro A, Purroy C, Niu G, McQuilling JP, Sittadjody S, Farney AC, Iskandar SS, Zambon JP, Rogers J, Stratta RJ, Opara EC, Piemonti L, Furdui CM, Soker S, De Coppi P, Orlando G. The Human Pancreas as a Source of Protolerogenic Extracellular Matrix Scaffold for a New-generation Bioartificial Endocrine Pancreas. Ann Surg. 2016 07; 264(1):169-79. PMID: 26649588; PMCID: PMC4882269 [Available on 07/01/17].
    16. Wajih N, Liu X, Shetty P, Basu S, Wu H, Hogg N, Patel RP, Furdui CM, Kim-Shapiro DB. The role of red blood cell S-nitrosation in nitrite bioactivation and its modulation by leucine and glucose. Redox Biol. 2016 08; 8:415-21. PMID: 27156251; PMCID: PMC4864376.
    17. Zhang T, Pereyra AS, Wang ZM, Birbrair A, Reisz JA, Files DC, Purcell L, Feng X, Messi ML, Feng H, Chalovich J, Jin JP, Furdui C, Delbono O. Calpain inhibition rescues troponin T3 fragmentation, increases Cav1.1, and enhances skeletal muscle force in aging sedentary mice. Aging Cell. 2016 06; 15(3):488-98. PMID: 26892246.
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    18. Collins JA, Wood ST, Nelson KJ, Rowe MA, Carlson CS, Chubinskaya S, Poole LB, Furdui CM, Loeser RF. Oxidative Stress Promotes Peroxiredoxin Hyperoxidation and Attenuates Pro-survival Signaling in Aging Chondrocytes. J Biol Chem. 2016 Mar 25; 291(13):6641-54. PMID: 26797130; PMCID: PMC4807251 [Available on 03/25/17].
    19. Wood ST, Long DL, Reisz JA, Yammani RR, Burke EA, Klomsiri C, Poole LB, Furdui CM, Loeser RF. Cysteine-Mediated Redox Regulation of Cell Signaling in Chondrocytes Stimulated With Fibronectin Fragments. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 Jan; 68(1):117-26. PMID: 26314228; PMCID: PMC4849859 [Available on 01/01/17].
    20. Ritchie MK, Johnson LC, Clodfelter JE, Pemble CW, Fulp BE, Furdui CM, Kridel SJ, Lowther WT. Crystal Structure and Substrate Specificity of Human Thioesterase 2: INSIGHTS INTO THE MOLECULAR BASIS FOR THE MODULATION OF FATTY ACID SYNTHASE. J Biol Chem. 2016 Feb 12; 291(7):3520-30. PMID: 26663084; PMCID: PMC4751392 [Available on 02/12/17].
    21. Weckerle A, Snipes JA, Cheng D, Gebre AK, Reisz JA, Murea M, Shelness GS, Hawkins GA, Furdui CM, Freedman BI, Parks JS, Ma L. Characterization of circulating APOL1 protein complexes in African Americans. J Lipid Res. 2016 Jan; 57(1):120-30. PMID: 26586272.
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    22. Devarie-Baez NO, Silva Lopez EI, Furdui CM. Biological chemistry and functionality of protein sulfenic acids and related thiol modifications. Free Radic Res. 2016; 50(2):172-94. PMID: 26340608.
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    23. Swanner J, Mims J, Carroll DL, Akman SA, Furdui CM, Torti SV, Singh RN. Differential cytotoxic and radiosensitizing effects of silver nanoparticles on triple-negative breast cancer and non-triple-negative breast cells. Int J Nanomedicine. 2015; 10:3937-53. PMID: 26185437; PMCID: PMC4501353.
    24. Mims J, Bansal N, Bharadwaj MS, Chen X, Molina AJ, Tsang AW, Furdui CM. Energy metabolism in a matched model of radiation resistance for head and neck squamous cell cancer. Radiat Res. 2015 Mar; 183(3):291-304. PMID: 25738895; PMCID: PMC4465128.
    25. Parsonage D, Nelson KJ, Ferrer-Sueta G, Alley S, Karplus PA, Furdui CM, Poole LB. Dissecting peroxiredoxin catalysis: separating binding, peroxidation, and resolution for a bacterial AhpC. Biochemistry. 2015 Feb 24; 54(7):1567-75. PMID: 25633283; PMCID: PMC4489686.
    26. Chen X, Liu L, Mims J, Punska EC, Williams KE, Zhao W, Arcaro KF, Tsang AW, Zhou X, Furdui CM. Analysis of DNA methylation and gene expression in radiation-resistant head and neck tumors. Epigenetics. 2015; 10(6):545-61. PMID: 25961636; PMCID: PMC4622425.
    27. Patel AL, Chen X, Wood ST, Stuart ES, Arcaro KF, Molina DP, Petrovic S, Furdui CM, Tsang AW. Activation of epidermal growth factor receptor is required for Chlamydia trachomatis development. BMC Microbiol. 2014 Dec 04; 14:277. PMID: 25471819; PMCID: PMC4269859.
    28. Baez NO, Reisz JA, Furdui CM. Mass spectrometry in studies of protein thiol chemistry and signaling: opportunities and caveats. Free Radic Biol Med. 2015 Mar; 80:191-211. PMID: 25261734; PMCID: PMC4355329.
    29. Furdui CM. Ionizing radiation: mechanisms and therapeutics. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2014 Jul 10; 21(2):218-20. PMID: 24702164; PMCID: PMC4060773.
    30. Poole TH, Reisz JA, Zhao W, Poole LB, Furdui CM, King SB. Strained cycloalkynes as new protein sulfenic acid traps. J Am Chem Soc. 2014 Apr 30; 136(17):6167-70. PMID: 24724926; PMCID: PMC4017607.
    31. Bansal N, Mims J, Kuremsky JG, Olex AL, Zhao W, Yin L, Wani R, Qian J, Center B, Marrs GS, Porosnicu M, Fetrow JS, Tsang AW, Furdui CM. Broad phenotypic changes associated with gain of radiation resistance in head and neck squamous cell cancer. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2014 Jul 10; 21(2):221-36. PMID: 24597745; PMCID: PMC4060837.
    32. Reisz JA, Bansal N, Qian J, Zhao W, Furdui CM. Effects of ionizing radiation on biological molecules--mechanisms of damage and emerging methods of detection. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2014 Jul 10; 21(2):260-92. PMID: 24382094; PMCID: PMC4060780.
    33. Reisz JA, Bechtold E, King SB, Poole LB, Furdui CM. Thiol-blocking electrophiles interfere with labeling and detection of protein sulfenic acids. FEBS J. 2013 Dec; 280(23):6150-61. PMID: 24103186; PMCID: PMC3928805.
    34. Furdui CM, Poole LB. Chemical approaches to detect and analyze protein sulfenic acids. Mass Spectrom Rev. 2014 Mar-Apr; 33(2):126-46. PMID: 24105931; PMCID: PMC3946320.
    35. Haynes AC, Qian J, Reisz JA, Furdui CM, Lowther WT. Molecular basis for the resistance of human mitochondrial 2-Cys peroxiredoxin 3 to hyperoxidation. J Biol Chem. 2013 Oct 11; 288(41):29714-23. PMID: 24003226; PMCID: PMC3795269.
    36. Lee Y, Mehra-Chaudhary R, Furdui C, Beamer LJ. Identification of an essential active-site residue in the a-D-phosphohexomutase enzyme superfamily. FEBS J. 2013 Jun; 280(11):2622-32. PMID: 23517223.
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    37. Lang BS, Gorren AC, Oberdorfer G, Wenzl MV, Furdui CM, Poole LB, Mayer B, Gruber K. Vascular bioactivation of nitroglycerin by aldehyde dehydrogenase-2: reaction intermediates revealed by crystallography and mass spectrometry. J Biol Chem. 2012 Nov 02; 287(45):38124-34. PMID: 22988236; PMCID: PMC3488082.
    38. Lee Y, Mick J, Furdui C, Beamer LJ. A coevolutionary residue network at the site of a functionally important conformational change in a phosphohexomutase enzyme family. PLoS One. 2012; 7(6):e38114. PMID: 22685552; PMCID: PMC3369874.
    39. Feng X, Zhang T, Xu Z, Choi SJ, Qian J, Furdui CM, Register TC, Delbono O. Myosin heavy chain isoform expression in the Vastus Lateralis muscle of aging African green vervet monkeys. Exp Gerontol. 2012 Aug; 47(8):601-7. PMID: 22617406; PMCID: PMC3389286.
    40. Qian J, Wani R, Klomsiri C, Poole LB, Tsang AW, Furdui CM. A simple and effective strategy for labeling cysteine sulfenic acid in proteins by utilization of ß-ketoesters as cleavable probes. Chem Commun (Camb). 2012 Apr 28; 48(34):4091-3. PMID: 22430672; PMCID: PMC3568515.
    41. Wani R, Bharathi NS, Field J, Tsang AW, Furdui CM. Oxidation of Akt2 kinase promotes cell migration and regulates G1-S transition in the cell cycle. Cell Cycle. 2011 Oct 01; 10(19):3263-8. PMID: 21957489; PMCID: PMC3233623.
    42. Qian J, Klomsiri C, Wright MW, King SB, Tsang AW, Poole LB, Furdui CM. Simple synthesis of 1,3-cyclopentanedione derived probes for labeling sulfenic acid proteins. Chem Commun (Camb). 2011 Aug 28; 47(32):9203-5. PMID: 21738918; PMCID: PMC3587177.
    43. Wani R, Qian J, Yin L, Bechtold E, King SB, Poole LB, Paek E, Tsang AW, Furdui CM. Isoform-specific regulation of Akt by PDGF-induced reactive oxygen species. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Jun 28; 108(26):10550-5. PMID: 21670275; PMCID: PMC3127936.
    44. Codina J, Opyd TS, Powell ZB, Furdui CM, Petrovic S, Penn RB, DuBose TD. pH-dependent regulation of the a-subunit of H+-K+-ATPase (HKa2). Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2011 Sep; 301(3):F536-43. PMID: 21653633; PMCID: PMC3174558.
    45. Roberts A, Furdui C, Anderson KS. Observation of a chemically labile, noncovalent enzyme intermediate in the reaction of metal-dependent Aquifex pyrophilus KDO8PS by time-resolved mass spectrometry. Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2010 Jul 15; 24(13):1919-24. PMID: 20533322; PMCID: PMC3381509.
    46. Schramm AM, Karr D, Mehra-Chaudhary R, Van Doren SR, Furdui CM, Beamer LJ. Breaking the covalent connection: Chain connectivity and the catalytic reaction of PMM/PGM. Protein Sci. 2010 Jun; 19(6):1235-42. PMID: 20512975; PMCID: PMC2895247.
    47. Bechtold E, Reisz JA, Klomsiri C, Tsang AW, Wright MW, Poole LB, Furdui CM, King SB. Water-soluble triarylphosphines as biomarkers for protein S-nitrosation. ACS Chem Biol. 2010 Apr 16; 5(4):405-14. PMID: 20146502; PMCID: PMC2863053.
    48. Klomsiri C, Nelson KJ, Bechtold E, Soito L, Johnson LC, Lowther WT, Ryu SE, King SB, Furdui CM, Poole LB. Use of dimedone-based chemical probes for sulfenic acid detection evaluation of conditions affecting probe incorporation into redox-sensitive proteins. Methods Enzymol. 2010; 473:77-94. PMID: 20513472; PMCID: PMC3795394.
    49. Wallen JR, Mallett TC, Boles W, Parsonage D, Furdui CM, Karplus PA, Claiborne A. Crystal structure and catalytic properties of Bacillus anthracis CoADR-RHD: implications for flavin-linked sulfur trafficking. Biochemistry. 2009 Oct 13; 48(40):9650-67. PMID: 19725515; PMCID: PMC2758330.
    50. Lew ED, Furdui CM, Anderson KS, Schlessinger J. The precise sequence of FGF receptor autophosphorylation is kinetically driven and is disrupted by oncogenic mutations. Sci Signal. 2009 Feb 17; 2(58):ra6. PMID: 19224897; PMCID: PMC2755185.
    51. Schramm AM, Mehra-Chaudhary R, Furdui CM, Beamer LJ. Backbone flexibility, conformational change, and catalysis in a phosphohexomutase from Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Biochemistry. 2008 Sep 02; 47(35):9154-62. PMID: 18690721.
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    52. Jönsson TJ, Tsang AW, Lowther WT, Furdui CM. Identification of intact protein thiosulfinate intermediate in the reduction of cysteine sulfinic acid in peroxiredoxin by human sulfiredoxin. J Biol Chem. 2008 Aug 22; 283(34):22890-4. PMID: 18593714.
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    53. Poole LB, Klomsiri C, Knaggs SA, Furdui CM, Nelson KJ, Thomas MJ, Fetrow JS, Daniel LW, King SB. Fluorescent and affinity-based tools to detect cysteine sulfenic acid formation in proteins. Bioconjug Chem. 2007 Nov-Dec; 18(6):2004-17. PMID: 18030992; PMCID: PMC2526167.
    54. Mansoorabadi SO, Seravalli J, Furdui C, Krymov V, Gerfen GJ, Begley TP, Melnick J, Ragsdale SW, Reed GH. EPR spectroscopic and computational characterization of the hydroxyethylidene-thiamine pyrophosphate radical intermediate of pyruvate:ferredoxin oxidoreductase. Biochemistry. 2006 Jun 13; 45(23):7122-31. PMID: 16752902; PMCID: PMC2505060.
    55. Furdui CM, Lew ED, Schlessinger J, Anderson KS. Autophosphorylation of FGFR1 kinase is mediated by a sequential and precisely ordered reaction. Mol Cell. 2006 Mar 03; 21(5):711-7. PMID: 16507368.
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    56. Li Z, Sau AK, Furdui CM, Anderson KS. Probing the role of tightly bound phosphoenolpyruvate in Escherichia coli 3-deoxy-d-manno-octulosonate 8-phosphate synthase catalysis using quantitative time-resolved electrospray ionization mass spectrometry in the millisecond time range. Anal Biochem. 2005 Aug 01; 343(1):35-47. PMID: 15979047.
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    57. Furdui CM, Sau AK, Yaniv O, Belakhov V, Woodard RW, Baasov T, Anderson KS. The use of (E)- and (Z)-phosphoenol-3-fluoropyruvate as mechanistic probes reveals significant differences between the active sites of KDO8P and DAHP synthases. Biochemistry. 2005 May 17; 44(19):7326-35. PMID: 15882071.
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    58. Furdui C, Zhou L, Woodard RW, Anderson KS. Insights into the mechanism of 3-deoxy-D-arabino-heptulosonate 7-phosphate synthase (Phe) from Escherichia coli using a transient kinetic analysis. J Biol Chem. 2004 Oct 29; 279(44):45618-25. PMID: 15326172.
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    59. Shulami S, Furdui C, Adir N, Shoham Y, Anderson KS, Baasov T. A reciprocal single mutation affects the metal requirement of 3-deoxy-D-manno-2-octulosonate-8-phosphate (KDO8P) synthases from Aquifex pyrophilus and Escherichia coli. J Biol Chem. 2004 Oct 22; 279(43):45110-20. PMID: 15308670.
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    60. Furdui C, Ragsdale SW. The roles of coenzyme A in the pyruvate:ferredoxin oxidoreductase reaction mechanism: rate enhancement of electron transfer from a radical intermediate to an iron-sulfur cluster. Biochemistry. 2002 Aug 06; 41(31):9921-37. PMID: 12146957.
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    61. Furdui C, Ragsdale SW. The role of pyruvate ferredoxin oxidoreductase in pyruvate synthesis during autotrophic growth by the Wood-Ljungdahl pathway. J Biol Chem. 2000 Sep 15; 275(37):28494-9. PMID: 10878009.
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