Robert H. Chow

Assoc. Prof. Robert H. Chow

University of Southern California, USA



1981 Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, USA
1975 B.A., Brown University, USA

Publications (Selected)

  1. Michael D.J., W.Y. Xiong, X.H, Geng, P. Drain and R.H. Chow.. 2007. Human Insulin Vesicle Dynamics During Pulsatile Secretion. Diabetes. 56:1277-88
  2. Pyrko P., A. Kardosh, Y.T. Liu, N. Soriano, W. Xiong, R.H. Chow, J. Uddin, N.A. Petasis, A.K. Mircheff, R.A. Farley, S.G. Louie, T.C. Chen, A.H. Schonthal. 2007. Calcium-activated endoplasmic reticulum stress as a major component of tumor cell death induced by 2,5-dimethyl-celecoxib, a non-coxib analogue of celecoxib. Mol Cancer Ther. 6:1262-75.
  3. Kolski-Andreaco A, Cai H, Currle DS, Chandy KG, Chow RH. 2007. Mouse adrenal chromaffin cell isolation. J Vis Exp. Jan. 5;(2):129.
  4. Peti-Peterdi J, Chow RH. 2008. A novel tool to visualize the cell secretory pathway. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2008 Oct 29. [Epub]
  5. Garnik Akopian, Cynthia Crawford, M. Flint Beal, Maurand Cappelletti, Michael W. Jakowec, Giselle M. Petzinger, Stacey L. Gheorghe, Robert H. Chow, John P. Walsh. 2008. Decreased striatal dopamine release underlies increased expression of long-term synaptic potentiation at corticostriatal synapses 24 hours after 3-nitropropionic acid induced chemical hypoxia. J. Neurosci. 28(38):9585-97.
  6. Haijiang Cai, Kerstin Reim, Frederique Varoqueaux, Sompol Tapechum, Kerstin Hill, Jakob B. Sørensen, Nils Brose, Robert H. Chow. 2008. Complexin II plays a positive role in Ca2+-triggered exocytosis by facilitating vesicle priming. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 105:19538-43.
  7. Darren J. Michael, Sompol Tapechum, Joyce G. Rohan, Joseph M. Johnson, and Robert H. Chow. 2009. Fluorescent Cargo Proteins in Peptidergic Endocrine Cells: Cell Type Determines Secretion Kinetics at Exocytosis. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 1152:7-17.
  8. Princess I. Imoukhuede, Fraser J. Moss, Darren J. Michael, Robert H. Chow, and Henry A. Lester. 2009. Ezrin mediates tethering of the g-aminobutyric acid transporter GAT1 to actin filaments via a C-terminal PDZ domain. Biophys.J. 96:2949-60.
  9. Matthew R. Behrend, Ashish K. Ahuja, Mark S. Humayun, James D. Weiland, Robert H. Chow. 2009. Selective labeling of retinal ganglion cells with calcium indicators by retrograde loading in vitro. J. Neurosci. Methods. 179:166-72.
  10. Michelle L. McDonald, Yanru Wang, Shivaram Selvam, Tamako Nakamura, Robert H. Chow, Joel E. Schechter, Samuel C. Yiu, and Austin K. Mircheff. 2009. Cytopathology and Exocrine Dysfunction Induced in Ex Vivo Rabbit Lacrimal Gland Acinar Cell Models by Chronic Exposure to Histamine or Serotonin. IOVS. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 50:3164-75
  11. Cho JH, Chen L, Kim MH, Chow RH, Hille B, Koh DS. 2010. Characteristics and Functions of {alpha}-Amino-3-Hydroxy-5-Methyl-4-Isoxazolepropionate Receptors Expressed in Mouse Pancreatic {alpha}-Cells. Endocrinology. 2010 Feb 26. [Epub ahead of print]
  12. Ye R, Ni M, Wang M, Luo S, Zhu G, Chow RH, Lee AS. 2011. Inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate receptor 1 mutation perturbs glucose homeostasis and enhances susceptibility to diet-induced diabetes. J Endocrinol. 2011 May 12 [Epub ahead of print]
  13. Crawford CA, Akopian G, Ring J, Jakowec MW, Petzinger GM, Andersen JK, Vittozzi-Wong P, Wang K, Farley CM, Charntikov S, Mitroi D, Beal MF, Chow R, Walsh JP. 2011. Acute and long-term response of dopamine nigrostriatal synapses to a single, low-dose episode of 3-nitropropionic acid-mediated chemical hypoxia. Synapse. 2011 Apr;65(4):339-50.
  14. OO Woolcott, RN Bergman, JM Richey, EL Kirkman, LN Harrison, V Ionut, M Lottati, D Zheng, IR Hsu, D Stefanovski, M Kabir, SP Kim, KJ Catalano, JD Chiu, RH Chow. 2011. Simplified method to isolate highly pure canine pancreatic islets. Pancreas. 2011 Jul 22.
  15. Behrend, M, A Ahuja, M Humayun, RH Chow, and J Weiland. 2011. Resolution of the epiretinal prosthesis is not limited by electrode size. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 19(4):436-42.
  16. Weitz, AC, MR Behrend, MS Humayun, RH Chow, and JD Weiland. 2011. Interphase gap decreases electrical stimulation threshold of retinal ganglion cells. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. In press
  17. Imukhuede, P., Fraser, Chow, RH. Lester, H. 2011. GAT1 vesicle dynamics and GAT1 molecules per vesicle revealed by total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy. Accepted
  18. Ming-Yi Lin, Joyce G. Rohan, Kerstin Reim, Nils Brose, Chien-Ping Ko, Robert H. Chow. 2011. Complexins Facilitate Exocytosis and Synchronize Vesicle Release by Coupling Vesicles and Calcium Channels. Submitted