Peer-Reviewed Publications (* Corresponding Author)
KC Russell, MR Lacey, JK Gilliam, HA Tucker, DG Phinney and KC O'Connor*. Clonal analysis of proliferation potential of human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells as a function of potency. Biotechnol Bioeng, 108: 2716-26 (2011). [FEATURED ARTICLE]
K O'Connor*, BL Barrilleaux, DG Phinney, BW Fischer-Valuck, KC Russell and DJ Prockop. Regulating in vitro motility of human mesenchymal stem cells with macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) and a small-molecule MIF antagonist. Cellular Solutions for Clinical Challenges, N Jenkins, Ed. (Springer Publishers,
KC Russell, DG Phinney, MR Lacey, BL Barrilleaux, KE Meyertholen and KC O'Connor*. In vitro high-capacity assay to quantify the clonal heterogeneity in trilineage potential of mesenchymal stem cells reveals a complex hierarchy of lineage commitment. Stem Cells, 28: 788-98 (2010). [Among Top 50 Downloaded Articles in Stem Cells for March 2010]
BL Barrilleaux, BW Fischer-Valuck, JK Gilliam, DG Phinney and KC O'Connor*. Activation of CD74 inhibits migration of human mesenchymal stem cells.In Vitro Cell Dev Biol - Anim, 46: 566-72 (2010).
BW Fischer-Valuck, BL Barrilleaux, DG Phinney, KC Russell, DJ Prockop and KC O'Connor*. Migratory response of mesenchymal stem cells to macrophage migration inhibitory factor and its antagonist as a function of colony-forming efficiency. Biotechnol Lett, 32: 19-27 (2010).
BL Barrilleaux, DG Phinney, BW Fischer-Valuck, KC Russell, G Wang, DJ Prockop and KC O'Connor*. Small-molecule antagonist of macrophage migration inhibitory factor enhances migratory response of mesenchymal stem cells to bronchial epithelial cells. Tissue Eng Part A, 15: 2335-46 (2009).
KC O'Connor*. An introductory course in bioengineering and biotechnology for chemical engineering sophomores. Chem Eng Edu, 41: 247-52(2007).
K O'Connor*, C Vidulescu,
KC O'Connor*,JW Muhitch, DJ Lacks and M Al-Rubeai. Modeling suppression of cell death by Bcl-2 over-expression in myeloma NS0
BL Barrilleaux, DG Phinney, DJ Prockop and KC O'Connor*. Ex vivo engineering of living tissue with adult stem cells. Tissue Eng, 12: 3007-19 (2006). [FEATURED ARTICLE]
KC O'Connor* and M Venczel. Predicting aggregation kinetics of DU145 human prostate cancer cells in liquid-overlay culture. Biotechnol Lett, 27:1663-8 (2005).
KC O'Connor*. Incorporating molecular and cellular biology into a chemical engineering degree program. Chem Eng Edu, 39: 124-127 & 133 (2005).
H Song,S Jain, RM Enmon and KC O'Connor*. Restructuring dynamics of DU 145 and LNCaP prostate cancer spheroids. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol - Anim, 40: 262-7 (2004). [FEATURED ARTICLE]
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H Song, KC O'Connor*, DJ Lacks, RM Enmon and SK Jain.
KC O'Connor*, H Song,
H Song, KC O'Connor*, O David, CL Giordano, H Pappas-LeBeau and
RM Enmon, KC O'Connor*, H Song, DJ Lacks and DK Schwartz. Aggregation kinetics of well and poorly differentiated human prostate cancer cells. Biotechnol Bioeng, 80: 580-8 (2002).
KC O'Connor*, NL Cowger, DCR De Kee and RP Schwarz. Prolonged shearing of insect cells in a Couette bioreactor. Enzyme Microb Technol, 31: 600-8 (2002).
H Song, KC O'Connor*, KD Papadopoulos and DA Jansen. Differentiation kinetics of in vitro 3T3-L1 preadipocyte cultures. Tissue Eng, 8: 1071-81(2002).
S Clejan*, K O'Connor and
NJ Hallab*, KJ Bundy, K O'Connor, RL Moses and JJ Jacobs. Evaluation of metallic and polymeric biomaterial surface energy and surface roughness characteristics for directed cell adhesion. Tissue Eng, 7: 55-71 (2001).
RM Enmon, KC O'Connor*, DJ Lacks, DK Schwartz and RS Dotson. Dynamics of spheroid self-assembly in liquid-overlay cultures of DU 145 human prostate cancer cells. Biotechnol Bioeng, 72: 579-91 (2001).
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