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Biography

Dr. Anatoly N. Mikerov

Department of the Microbiology, Virology, and Immunology,

Department of the Occupational and Environmental Medicine,

Saratov State Medical University, Saratov, Russia


Assistant Professor


Email: a_mikerov@mail.ru


Qualifications

1999 Ph.D., Microbiology and Immunology, Russian Research Anti-Plague Institute “Microbe”, Russia

1997 Post-graduate course in Microbiology and Immunology, Russian Research Anti-Plague Institute “Microbe”, Russia

1994 B.Sc., Biochemistry, Biology Division of Saratov State University, Russia


Publications (selected)

  1. Kozulin V.V., Mikerov A.N., Makarov O.E., Skvortsov I.M., Ignatov V.V. Polysaccharide complexes, lipopolysaccharides, and O-specific polysaccharides of Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris 8183a. Microbiologia (in Rus), V.66, N.2, P.192-197, 1997.
  2. Mikerov A.N., Kutyrev V.V. External membrane proteins of Yersinia coded for by virulence plasmid. Molecul. Genetika, Microbiol., Virusol. (in Rus), N. 3, P. 3-10 (English version by ALLERTON PRESS, INC, USA), 1997.
  3. Mikerov A.N., Vidyaeva N.A., Emelyanova N.V., Ledvanov M.Yu., Kutyrev V.V. Immunobiological activity of Yop proteins, encoded by low-calcium response plasmid of plague microbe. Problems of especially dangerous infections (In Rus), P. 137-141, 1998.
  4. Mikerov A.N., Emelyanova N.V., Nazarova L.S., Vidyaeva N.A., Kutyrev V.V. Impact of the preparations of Yersinia pestis proteins Yop, encoded by the calcium dependence plasmid, on mice. Journal of microbiology, epidemiology and immunology (In Rus), N. 6, P. 70-72, 2000.
  5. Mikerov AN, Umstead TM, Huang W, Liu W, Phelps DS, and Floros J. SP-A1 and SP-A2 variants differentially enhance association of Pseudomonas aeruginosa with rat alveolar macrophages. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 288: L150-158, 2005.
  6. Tagaram HR, Wang G, Umstead TM, Mikerov AN, Thomas NJ, Graff GR, Hess JC, Thomassen MJ, Kavuru MS, Phelps DS, and Floros J. Characterization of a human surfactant protein A1 (SP-A1) gene-specific antibody; SP-A1 content variation among individuals of varying age and pulmonary health. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 292: L1052-1063, 2007.
  7. Wang G, Myers C, Mikerov A, and Floros J. Effect of cysteine 85 on biochemical properties and biological function of human surfactant protein a variants. Biochemistry 46: 8425-8435, 2007.
  8. Mikerov AN, Wang G, Umstead TM, Zacharatos M, Thomas NJ, Phelps DS, and Floros J. Surfactant protein A2 (SP-A2) variants expressed in CHO cells stimulate phagocytosis of Pseudomonas aeruginosa more than do SP-A1 variants. Infect Immun 75: 1403-1412, 2007.
  9. Mikerov AN, White M, Hartshorn K, Wang G, and Floros J. Inhibition of hemagglutination activity of influenza A viruses by SP-A1 and SP-A2 variants expressed in CHO cells. Med Microbiol Immunol 197: 9-12, 2008.
  10. Mikerov AN, Umstead TM, Gan X, Huang W, Guo X, Wang G, Phelps DS, and Floros J. Impact of ozone exposure on the phagocytic activity of human surfactant protein A (SP-A) and SP-A variants. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 294: L121-130, 2008.
  11. Mikerov, A.N., Gan, X., Umstead, T.M., Miller, L., Chinchilli, V.M., Phelps, D.S., and Floros, J. Sex differences in the impact of ozone on survival and alveolar macrophage function of mice after Klebsiella pneumoniae infection. Respir Res., Feb 28; 9: 24, 2008.
  12. Mikerov AN, Haque R, Gan X, Guo X, Phelps DS, and Floros J. Ablation of SP-A has a negative impact on the susceptibility of mice to Klebsiella pneumoniae infection after ozone exposure: sex differences. Respir Res., Dec 4; 9(1):77, 2008.
  13. Floros, J., G. Wang, and A. N. Mikerov. Genetic complexity of the human innate host defense molecules, surfactant protein A1 (SP-A1) and SP-A2--impact on function. Critical reviews in eukaryotic gene expression 19: 125-137, 2009.