Becky Marie Vonakis

Assistant Professor

1989 …2019

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Research Output

A calcium-independent 5-lipoxygenase system in mast/basophil PT-18 cells

Vonakis, B. M. & Vanderhoek, J. Y., Jul 16 1990, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)/Lipids and Lipid Metabolism. 1045, 2, p. 142-146 5 p.

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A genome-wide survey of CD4+ lymphocyte regulatory genetic variants identifies novel asthma genes

Sharma, S., Zhou, X., Thibault, D. M., Himes, B. E., Liu, A., Szefler, S. J., Strunk, R., Castro, M., Hansel, N. N., Diette, G. B., Vonakis, B. M., Adkinson, N. F., Avila, L., Soto-Quiros, M., Barraza-Villareal, A., Lemanske, R. F., Solway, J., Krishnan, J., White, S. R., Cheadle, C. & 13 others, Berger, A. E., Fan, J., Boorgula, M. P., Nicolae, D., Gilliland, F., Barnes, K., London, S. J., Martinez, F., Ober, C., Celedón, J. C., Carey, V. J., Weiss, S. T. & Raby, B. A., Nov 1 2014, In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 134, 5, p. 1153-1162 10 p.

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Agonists of the Mas-related gene (Mrgs) orphan receptors as novel mediators of mast cell-sensory nerve interactions

Lee, M. G., Dong, X., Liu, Q., Patel, K. N., Choi, O. H., Vonakis, B. & Undem, B. J., Feb 15 2008, In : Journal of Immunology. 180, 4, p. 2251-2255 5 p.

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Open Access

Altered expression of TIAM1 in endotoxin-challenged airway epithelial cells and rodent septic models

Ma, J., Chen, C., Liu, Y., Damarla, M., Vonakis, B. M., Guan, X. & Gao, L., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Thoracic Disease. 10, 6, p. 3187-3195 9 p.

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A new class of human mast cell and peripheral blood basophil stabilizers that differentially control allergic mediator release

Norton, S. K., Dellinger, A., Zhou, Z., Lenk, R., MacFarland, D., Vonakis, B., Conrad, D. & Kepley, C. L., Aug 2010, In : Clinical and translational science. 3, 4, p. 158-169 12 p.

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A quantitative approach to signal transduction

Metzger, H., Chen, H., Goldstein, B., Haleem-Smith, H., Inman, J. K., Peirce, M., Torigoe, C., Vonakis, B. & Wofsy, C., May 3 1999, In : Immunology Letters. 68, 1, p. 53-57 5 p.

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Aryl hydrocarbon receptor controls murine mast cell homeostasis

Zhou, Y., Tung, H. Y., Tsai, Y. M., Hsu, S. C., Chang, H. W., Kawasaki, H., Tseng, H. C., Plunkett, B., Gao, P., Hung, C. H., Vonakis, B. M. & Huang, S. K., 2013, In : Blood. 121, 16, p. 3195-3204 10 p.

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Association of the Src homology 2 domain-containing inositol 5′ phosphatase (SHIP) to releasability in human basophils

MacDonald, S. M. & Vonakis, B. M., Nov 12 2002, In : Molecular Immunology. 38, 16-18, p. 1323-1327 5 p.

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Basophil FcεRI histamine release parallels expression of Src-homology 2-containing inositol phosphatases in chronic idiopathic urticaria

Vonakis, B. M., Vasagar, K., Gibbons, S. P., Gober, L., Sterba, P. M., Chang, H. & Saini, S. S., Feb 1 2007, In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 119, 2, p. 441-448 8 p.

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Basophils and mast cells in chronic idiopathic urticaria

Vonakis, B. M. & Saini, S. S., Jul 2005, In : Current allergy and asthma reports. 5, 4, p. 270-276 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Chronic helminth infection reduces basophil responsiveness in an IL-10-dependent manner

Larson, D., Hübner, M. P., Torrero, M. N., Morris, C. P., Brankin, A., Swierczewski, B. E., Davies, S. J., Vonakis, B. M. & Mitre, E., May 1 2012, In : Journal of Immunology. 188, 9, p. 4188-4199 12 p.

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Coordinated post-transcriptional regulation of the chemokine system: Messages from CCL2

Panganiban, R. P., Vonakis, B. M., Ishmael, F. T. & Stellato, C., Apr 1 2014, In : Journal of Interferon and Cytokine Research. 34, 4, p. 255-266 12 p.

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Cultured peripheral blood mast cells from chronic idiopathic urticaria patients spontaneously degranulate upon IgE sensitization: Relationship to expression of Syk and SHIP-2

Saini, S. S., Paterniti, M., Vasagar, K., Gibbons, S. P., Sterba, P. M. & Vonakis, B. M., Sep 1 2009, In : Clinical Immunology. 132, 3, p. 342-348 7 p.

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Differential expression of RNA-binding proteins in bronchial epithelium of stable COPD patients

Ricciardi, L., Col, J. D., Casolari, P., Memoli, D., Conti, V., Vatrella, A., Vonakis, B. M., Papi, A., Caramori, G. & Stellato, C., Jan 1 2018, In : International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 13, p. 3173-3190 18 p.

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Distinct characteristics of signal transduction events by histamine-releasing factor/translationally controlled tumor protein (HRF/TCTP)-induced priming and activation of human basophils

Vonakis, B. M., MacGlashan, D. W., Vilariño, N., Langdon, J. M., Scott, R. S. & MacDonald, S. M., Feb 15 2008, In : Blood. 111, 4, p. 1789-1795 7 p.

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Effects of an Oral CRTh2 Antagonist (AZD1981) on Eosinophil Activity and Symptoms in Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria

Oliver, E. T., Chichester, K., Devine, K., Sterba, P. M., Wegner, C., Vonakis, B. M. & Singh Saini, S., May 1 2019, In : International archives of allergy and immunology. 179, 1, p. 21-30 10 p.

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Effects of novel nanomaterials on allergic mediator release from human mast cells and basophils through non-IgE mediated pathways

Dellinger, A., Bradford Brooks, D., Plunkett, B., Vonakis, B. M., Sandros, M., Zhou, Z. & Kepley, C. L., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology. 3, 8, 1 p.

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Emerging therapies for allergic diseases

MacDonald, S. M. & Vonakis, B. M., Nov 2004, In : Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America. 24, 4 SPEC. ISS., p. xi-xiii

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Evidence of in vivo basophil activation in chronic idiopathic urticaria

Vasagar, K., Vonakis, B. M., Gober, L. M., Viksman, A., Gibbons, S. P. & Saini, S. S., Jul 6 2006, In : Clinical and Experimental Allergy. 36, 6, p. 770-776 7 p.

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Histamine-releasing factor/translationally controlled tumor protein (HRF/TCTP)-induced histamine release is enhanced with SHIP-1 knockdown in cultured human mast cell and basophil models

Langdon, J. M., Schroeder, J. T., Vonakis, B. M., Bieneman, A. P., Chichester, K. & MacDonald, S. M., Oct 1 2008, In : Journal of Leukocyte Biology. 84, 4, p. 1151-1158 8 p.

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Inhibition of cytokine gene transcription by the human recombinant histamine-releasing factor in human T lymphocytes

Vonakis, B. M., Sora, R., Langdon, J. M., Casolaro, V. & MacDonald, S. M., Oct 1 2003, In : Journal of Immunology. 171, 7, p. 3742-3750 9 p.

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Open Access

Interaction between the unphosphorylated receptor with high affinity for IgE and Lyn kinase

Vonakis, B. M., Haleem-Smith, H., Benjamin, P. & Metzgeri, H., Jan 12 2001, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 276, 2, p. 1041-1050 10 p.

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Mapping of numerous disease-associated expression polymorphisms in primary peripheral blood CD4+ lymphocytes

Murphy, A., Chu, J. H., Xu, M., Carey, V. J., Lazarus, R., Liu, A., Szefler, S. J., Strunk, R., DeMuth, K., Castro, M., Hansel, N. N., Diette, G. B., Vonakis, B. M., Adkinson, N. F., Klanderman, B. J., Senter-Sylvia, J., Ziniti, J., Lange, C., Pastinen, T. & Raby, B. A., Dec 1 2010, In : Human molecular genetics. 19, 23, p. 4745-4757 13 p.

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New concepts in chronic urticaria

Vonakis, B. M. & Saini, S. S., Dec 2008, In : Current Opinion in Immunology. 20, 6, p. 709-716 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

One Lyn molecule is sufficient to initiate phosphorylation of aggregated high-affinity IgE receptors

Wofsy, C., Vonakis, B. M., Metzger, H. & Goldstein, B., Jul 20 1999, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 96, 15, p. 8615-8620 6 p.

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Regulation of rat basophilic leukemia-2H3 mast cell secretion by a constitutive Lyn kinase interaction with the high affinity IgE receptor (FcεRI)

Vonakis, B. M., Gibbons, S. P., Rotté, M. J., Brothers, E. A., Kim, S. C., Chichester, K. & MacDonald, S. M., Oct 1 2005, In : Journal of Immunology. 175, 7, p. 4543-4554 12 p.

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Open Access

Signal transduction by FcεRI: Analysis of the early molecular events

Metzger, H., Chen, H., Goldstein, B., Haleem-Smith, H., Inman, J., Peirce, M., Torigoe, C., Vonakis, B. & Wofsy, C., 1999, In : Allergology International. 48, 3, p. 161-169 9 p.

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Simultaneous determination of hydroxyeicosanoid (HETE) binding to cells and its cellular metabolism

Vonakis, B. M. & Vanderhoek, J. Y., Jan 1 1993, In : Journal of Lipid Research. 34, 5, p. 853-858 6 p.

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Src homology 2 domain-containing inositol 5′ phosphatase is negatively associated with histamine release to human recombinant histamine-releasing factor in human basophils

Vonakis, B. M., Gibbons, S., Sora, R., Langdon, J. M. & MacDonald, S. M., Jan 1 2001, In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 108, 5, p. 822-831 10 p.

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Structural basis for the interaction of lyn kinase with the unphosphorylated high affinity receptor for IgE Fc(RI)

Vonakis, B. M., Haleem-Smith, H., Benjamin, P. S. & Metzger, H., Dec 1 1998, In : FASEB Journal. 12, 8, p. A1443

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The impact of self-identified race on epidemiologic studies of gene expression

Sharma, S., Murphy, A., Howrylak, J., Himes, B., Cho, M. H., Chu, J. H., Hunninghake, G. M., Fuhlbrigge, A., Klanderman, B., Ziniti, J., Senter-Sylvia, J., Liu, A., Szefler, S. J., Strunk, R., Castro, M., Hansel, N. N., Diette, G. B., Vonakis, B. M., Adkinson, N. F., Carey, V. J. & 1 others, Raby, B. A., Feb 2011, In : Genetic epidemiology. 35, 2, p. 93-101 9 p.

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The unique domain as the site on Lyn kinase for its constitutive association with the high affinity receptor for IgE

Vonakis, B. M., Chen, H., Haleem-Smith, H. & Metzger, H., Sep 19 1997, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 272, 38, p. 24072-24080 9 p.

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TRPV2 has a pivotal role in macrophage particle binding and phagocytosis

Link, T. M., Park, U., Vonakis, B. M., Raben, D. M., Soloski, M. J. & Caterina, M. J., Mar 2010, In : Nature Immunology. 11, 3, p. 232-239 8 p.

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Unusual role of calcium in the stimulation of the 5-lipoxygenase in PT-18 cells.

Vanderhoek, J. Y., Vonakis, B. M. & Fiskum, G., 1989, In : Advances in prostaglandin, thromboxane, and leukotriene research. 19, p. 78-81 4 p.

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