Prof. Bellamkonda Krishna Kishore

University of Utah Health Sciences Center & VA SLC Health Care System, USA

Professor of Medicine (Research) and Physiology (Adjunct)



2009 M.B.A., University of Utah, USA

1990 Ph.D., Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

1980 M.D., Banaras Hindu University, India

1975 B.Sc., Sri Venkateswara University, India


  1. Kishore BK, Chou CL, Knepper MA. (1995). Extracellular nucleotide receptor inhibits AVP stimulated water permeability in inner medullary collecting duct. AJP Renal Physiol, 269, F863-F869.
  2. Nielsen S, Chou CL, Marples D, Christensen EI, Kishore BK, Knepper MA. (1995). Vasopressin increases water permeability of kidney collecting duct by inducing translocation of aquaporin CD water channels to plasma membrane. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 92, 1013-1017.
  3. Kishore BK, Fuming L, Maldague P, Tulkens PM, Courtoy PJ. (1996). Mechanism of the thesaurismosis and altered lysosomal dynamics induced by poly-D-glutamic acid in rat kidney proximal tubule cells. Laboratory Investigation, 74, 1025-1037.
  4. Kishore BK, Maldague P, Tulkens PM, Courtoy PJ. (1996). Poly-D-glutamic acid induces an acute lysosomal thesaurismosis of proximal tubules and a marked proliferation of interstitium in rat kidney. Laboratory Investigation, 74, 1013-1023.
  5. Kishore BK, Terris JM, Knepper MA. (1996). Quantitation of aquaporin 2 abundance in microdissected collecting ducts: Axial distribution and control by AVP. AJP Renal Physiol, 269, F62-F70.
  6. Kishore BK, Mandon B, Oza NB, DiGiovanni SR, Coleman R, Ostrowski, NL, Wade JB, Knepper MA. (1996). Rat renal arcade segment expresses V2 vasopressin receptor and the vasopressin regulated water channel. Journal of Clinical Investigation, 97, 2763-2771.
  7. Pallone TL, Kishore BK, Nielsen S, Agre P, Knepper MA. (1997). Evidence that aquaporin1 mediates NaCl-induced water flux across rat descending vasa recta. AJP Renal Physiol, 272, F587-F596.
  8. Mandon B, Nielsen S, Kishore BK, Knepper MA. (1997). Expression of syntaxins in rat kidney. AJP Renal Physiol, 272, F718-F730.
  9. Kishore BK, Terris JM, Fernandez-Llama P, Knepper MA. (1997). Ultramicro-determination of vasopressin-regulated urea transporter protein in microdissected tubule segments. Effect of low-protein diet. AJP Renal Physiol, 272, F531-F537.
  10. Kishore BK, Wade JB, Schorr K, Mandon B, Knepper MA. (1998). Expression of synaptotagmin VIII in rat kidney. AJP Renal Physiol, 275, F131-141.
  11. Inoue T, Nielsen S, Mandon B, Terris J, Kishore BK, Knepper MA. (1998). SNAP-23 in rat kidney; colocalization with aquaporin-2 in collecting duct vesicles. AJP Renal Physiol, 275, F752-F760.
  12. Kishore BK, Seth GM, Krane CM, Nielsen S, Knepper MA. (2000). Cellular localization of P2Y2- purinoceptor in rat renal medulla and lung. AJP Renal Physiol, 278, F43-F51.
  13. Merves M, Bobbitt B, Parker K, Kishore BK, Choo D. (2000). Developmental expression of aquaporin-2 in the mouse inner ear. Laryngoscope, 110, 1925-1930.
  14. Kishore BK, Krane CM, DiIulio D, Menon AG, Cacini W. (2000). Expression of renal aquaporins 1, 2 and 3 in a rat model of cisplatin-induced polyuria. Kidney International, 56, 701-711.
  15. Ecelbarger CA, Sands JM, Doran JJ, Cacini W, Kishore BK. (2001). Expression of salt and urea transporters in rat kidney during cisplatin-induced polyuria. Kidney Int, 60(6), 2274-2282.
  16. Hill WG, Kaetzel MA, Kishore BK, Dedman JR, Zeidel ML. (2003). Annexin A4 reduces water and proton permeability of model membranes but does not alter aquaporin-2-mediated water transport in isolated endosomes. Journal of General Physiology, 121, 413-425.
  17. Welch BD, Carlson NG, Shi H, Myatt L, Kishore BK. (2003). P2Y2 receptor-stimulated release of Page 17 of 40 prostaglandin E2 by rat inner medullary collecting duct preparations. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol, 285(4), F711-F721.
  18. Sheikh-Hamad D, Cacini W, Buckley AR, Isaac J, Truong LD, Tsao CC, Kishore BK. (2004). Cellular and molecular studies on cisplatin-induced apoptotic cell death in rat kidney. Arch Toxicol, 78(3), 147-155.
  19. Piret J, Schanck A, Delfosse S, Van Bambeke F, Kishore BK, Tulkens PM, Mingeot-Leclercq MP. (2005). Modulation of the in vitro activity of lysosomal phospholipase A1 by membrane lipids. Chem Phys Lipids, 133(1), 1-15.
  20. Kishore BK, Isaac J, Fausther M, Tripp SR, Shi H, Gill PS, Braun N, Zimmermann H, Sevigny J, Robson SC. (2005). Expression of NTPDase1 and NTPDase2 in Murine Kidney: Relevance to Regulation of P2 Receptor Signaling. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 288:F1032-F1043.