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Sipprell SE, Johnson MB, Leach W, Suptela SR, Marriott I. Staphylococcus aureus Infection Induces the Production of the Neutrophil Chemoattractants CXCL1, CXCL2, CXCL3, CXCL5, CCL3, and CCL7 by Murine Osteoblasts. Infect Immun. 2023 Apr 18;91(4):e0001423. doi: 10.1128/iai.00014-23


Smirnov A, Daily KP, Gray MC, Ragland SA, Werner LM, Johnson MB, Eby JC, Hewlett EL, Taylor RP, Criss AK. Phagocytosis via complement receptor 3 enables microbes to evade killing by neutrophils. J Leukoc Biol. 2023 Mar 7:qiad028. doi: 10.1093/jleuko/qiad028

Panigaj M, Skelly E, Beasock D, Marriott I, Johnson MB, Salotti J, Afonin KA. Therapeutic immunomodulation by rationally designed nucleic acids and nucleic acid nanoparticles. Front Immunol. 2023 Jan 31;14:1053550. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2023.1053550

Johnson, MB, Suptela, SR, Sipprell, SE, Marriott I. Substance P Exacerbates the Inflammatory and Pro-osteoclastogenic Responses of Murine Osteoclasts and Osteoblasts to Staphylococcus aureus. Inflammation. 2023. doi: 10.1007/s10753-022-01731-z


Chandler M, Minevich B, Roark B, Viard M, Johnson MB, Rizvi MH, Deaton TA, Kozlov S, Panigaj M, Tracy JB, Yingling YG, Gang O, Afonin KA. Controlled Organization of Inorganic Materials Using Biological Molecules for Activating Therapeutic Functionalities. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2021 Aug 25;13(33):39030-39041. doi: 10.1021/acsami.1c09230

Johnson MB, Chandler M, Afonin KA. Nucleic acid nanoparticles (NANPs) as molecular tools to direct desirable and avoid undesirable immunological effects. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2021 Jun;173:427-438. doi: 10.1016/j.addr.2021.04.011

Johnson MB, Halman JR, Miller DK, Cooper JS, Khisamutdinov EF, Marriott I, Afonin KA. The immunorecognition, subcellular compartmentalization, and physicochemical properties of nucleic acid nanoparticles can be controlled by composition modification. Nucleic Acids Res. 2020 Nov 18;48(20):11785-11798. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkaa908

El-Ghannam A, Greenier M, Johnson MB, Marriott I. Synthesis and characterization of porous bioactive SiC tissue engineering scaffold. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2020 Nov 1;108(11):2162-2174. doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.36973

Chandler M, Johnson MB, Panigaj M, Afonin KA. Innate immune responses triggered by nucleic acids inspire the design of immunomodulatory nucleic acid nanoparticles (NANPs). Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2020 Jun;63:8-15. doi: 10.1016/j.copbio.2019.10.011. 

Johnson MB, Halman JR, Burmeister AR, Currin S, Khisamutdinov EF, Afonin KA, Marriott I. Retinoic acid inducible gene-I mediated detection of bacterial nucleic acids in human microglial cells. J Neuroinflammation. 2020 May 1;17(1):139. doi: 10.1186/s12974-020-01817-1

Halman JR, Kim KT, Gwak SJ, Pace R, Johnson MB, Chandler MR, Rackley L, Viard M, Marriott I, Lee JS, Afonin KA. A cationic amphiphilic co-polymer as a carrier of nucleic acid nanoparticles (Nanps) for controlled gene silencing, immunostimulation, and biodistribution. Nanomedicine. 2020 Jan;23:102094. doi: 10.1016/j.nano.2019.102094

Panigaj M, Johnson MB, Ke W, McMillan J, Goncharova EA, Chandler M, Afonin KA. Aptamers as Modular Components of Therapeutic Nucleic Acid Nanotechnology. ACS Nano. 2019 Nov 26;13(11):12301-12321. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.9b06522

Burmeister AR, Johnson MB, Marriott I. Murine astrocytes are responsive to the pro-inflammatory effects of IL-20. Neurosci Lett. 2019 Aug 24;708:134334. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2019.134334

Burmeister AR, Johnson MB, Yaemmongkol JJ, Marriott I. Murine astrocytes produce IL-24 and are susceptible to the immunosuppressive effects of this cytokine. J Neuroinflammation. 2019 Mar 2;16(1):55. doi: 10.1186/s12974-019-1444-1

Burmeister AR, Johnson MB, Chauhan VS, Moerdyk-Schauwecker MJ, Young AD, Cooley ID, Martinez AN, Ramesh G, Philipp MT, Marriott I. Human microglia and astrocytes constitutively express the neurokinin-1 receptor and functionally respond to substance P. J Neuroinflammation. 2017 Dec 13;14(1):245. doi: 10.1186/s12974-017-1012-5

Johnson MB, Halman JR, Satterwhite E, Zakharov AV, Bui MN, Benkato K, Goldsworthy V, Kim T, Hong E, Dobrovolskaia MA, Khisamutdinov EF, Marriott I, Afonin KA. Programmable Nucleic Acid Based Polygons with Controlled Neuroimmunomodulatory Properties for Predictive QSAR Modeling. Small. 2017 Nov;13(42). doi: 10.1002/smll.201701255

Bui MN, Brittany Johnson M, Viard M, Satterwhite E, Martins AN, Li Z, Marriott I, Afonin KA, Khisamutdinov EF. Versatile RNA tetra-U helix linking motif as a toolkit for nucleic acid nanotechnology. Nanomedicine. 2017 Apr;13(3):1137-1146. doi: 10.1016/j.nano.2016.12.018

Johnson MB, Young AD, Marriott I. The Therapeutic Potential of Targeting Substance P/NK-1R Interactions in Inflammatory CNS Disorders. Front Cell Neurosci. 2016;10:296. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2016.00296

Johnson MB, Ball LM, Daily KP, Martin JN, Columbus L, Criss AK. Opa+ Neisseria gonorrhoeae exhibits reduced survival in human neutrophils via Src family kinase-mediated bacterial trafficking into mature phagolysosomes. Cell Microbiol. 2015 May;17(5):648-65. doi: 10.1111/cmi.12389

Johnson MB, Criss AK. Fluorescence microscopy methods for determining the viability of bacteria in association with mammalian cells. J Vis Exp. 2013 Sep 5;(79). doi: 10.3791/50729

Johnson MB, Criss AK. Neisseria gonorrhoeae phagosomes delay fusion with primary granules to enhance bacterial survival inside human neutrophils. Cell Microbiol. 2013 Aug;15(8):1323-40. doi: 10.1111/cmi.12117

Johnson MB, Criss AK. Resistance of Neisseria gonorrhoeae to neutrophils. Front Microbiol. 2011;2:77. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2011.00077

Lewis BB, Wester MR, Miller LE, Nagarkar MD, Johnson MB, Saha MS. Cloning and characterization of voltage-gated calcium channel alpha1 subunits in Xenopus laevis during development. Dev Dyn. 2009 Nov;238(11):2891-902. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.22102

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