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2020

Raj, S., Kyono, Y., Sifuentes, C.J., Arellanes-Licea, E., Subramani, A. and Denver, R.J. (2020) Thyroid hormone induces DNA demethylation in Xenopus tadpole brain. Endocrinology 161(11):1-18 doi.org/10.1210/endocr/bqaa155

Ávila-Mendoza, J., Subramani, A. and Denver, R.J. (2020) Krüppel-like factors 9 and 13 block axon growth by transcriptional repression of key components of the cAMP signaling pathway. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience doi:10.3389/fnmol.2020.602638

Ávila-Mendoza, J., Subramani, A., Sifuentes, C.J. and Denver, R.J. (2020) Molecular mechanisms for Krüppel-like factor 13 actions in hippocampal neurons. Molecular Neurobiology https://doi.org/10.1007/s12035-020-01971-w Secure publications PDF

Kyono, Y., Raj, S., Sifuentes, C., Fontana, S., Buisine, N., Sachs, L. and Denver, R.J. (2020) DNA methylation dynamics underlie metamorphic gene regulation programs in Xenopus tadpole brain. Developmental Biology doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2020.03.013 PMID:32240642 Secure publications PDF

Knoedler, J.R., Ávila-Mendoza, J., Subramani, A., C. and Denver, R.J. (2020) The paralogous Krüppel-like factors 9 and 13 regulate the mammalian cellular circadian clock output gene Dbp. Journal of Biological Rhythms doi: 10.1177/0748730420913205 PMID:32241200 Secure publications PDF  Supporting Information

2019

Bagamasbad, P.D., Espina, J.E.C., Knoedler, J.R., Subramani, A., Harden, A.J. and Denver, R.J. (2019) Coordinated transcriptional regulation by thyroid hormone and glucocorticoid interaction in adult mouse hippocampus-derived neuronal cells. PLoS One 14(7): e0220378. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0220378 PMID:31348800 Secure publications PDF

Wen, L., He, C. and Denver, R.J. (2019) Thyroid hormone receptor alpha is required for thyroid hormone-dependent neurogenesis in Xenopus tadpole brain. Frontiers in Endocrinology doi: 10.3389/fendo.2019.00396 PMID:31316462 Secure publications PDF

Laslo, M., Denver, R.J. and Hanken, J. (2019) Evolutionary conservation of thyroid hormone receptor and deiodinase expression dynamics in ovo in a direct-developing frog, Eleutherodactylus coqui. Frontiers in Endocrinology 10:307 doi: 10.3389/fendo.2019.00307 PMID:31178826 Secure publications PDF

Denver, R.J. (2019). Tadpole behavior and metamorphosis. “Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior” Michael Breed and Janice Moore, eds. 2nd ed. Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK.

2018

Sáenz de Miera C, Parr E, Denver RJ. (2018) Bulk Electroporation-Mediated Gene Transfer into Xenopus Tadpole Brain. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols doi: 10.1101/pdb.prot097691
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Bender MC, Hu C, Pelletier C, Denver RJ.(2018) To eat or not to eat: ontogeny of hypothalamic feeding controls and a role for leptin in modulating life-history transition in amphibian tadpoles. Proc Biol Sci 285 (1875), doi: 10.1098/rspb.2017.2784.
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2017

Kulkarni, S.S., Denver, R.J., Gomez-Mestre I., Buchholz, R.D. (2017) Genetic accommodation via modified endocrine signalling explains phenotypic divergence among spadefoot toad species. Nature Communications 8:993, doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-00996-5
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Bender, M.J., Sifuentes, C.J., Denver, R.J. (2017) Leptin Induces Mitosis and Activates the Canonical Wnt/β-Catenin Signaling Pathway in Neurogenic Regions of Xenopus Tadpole Brain. Frontiers in Endocrinology 8:99, doi: 10.3389/fendo.2017.00099.
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Knoedler, J.R., Subramani, A., Denver R.J. (2017) The Krüppel-like factor 9 cistrome in mouse hippocampal neurons reveals predominant transcriptional repression via proximal promoter binding. BMC Genomics 18:299.
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Denver, R.J. (2017) Endocrinology of Complex Life Cycles: Amphibians. In: “Hormones, Brain and Behavior” Pfaff, D.W., J, Marian, (eds.) 3rd edition, Vol 2. Oxford : Academic press; pp. 145-168.
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2016

Kyono Y., Sachs LM., Bilesimo P., Wen L., Denver, R.J. (2016) Developmental and Thyroid Hormone Regulation of the DNA Methyltransferase 3a Gene in Xenopus Tadpoles. Endocrinology 157(12):4961-4972.
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Kyono, Y., Subramani, A., Ramadoss, P., Hollenberg, A.N., Bonett, R.M., Denver, R.J. (2016) Liganded thyroid hormone receptors transactivate the DNA methyltransferase 3a gene in mouse neuronal cells. Endocrinology 157(9):3647-3657.
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Hu, F., Knoedler, J.R., Denver R.J. (2016) A Mechanism to Enhance Cellular Responsivity to Hormone Action: Krüppel-Like Factor 9 Promotes Thyroid Hormone Receptor-β Autoinduction During Postembryonic Brain Development. Endocrinology 157(4):1683-93.
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2015

Bagamasbad, P., Bonett, R.M., Kyono, Y., Sachs, L., Buisine, N., Ruan, Y., Ruan, X. and Denver, R.J. (2015) Deciphering the regulatory logic of an ancient, ultraconserved nuclear receptor enhancer module. Molecular Endocrinology 29:856-872.
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2014

Cui, M.Y., Hu, C.K., Pelletier, C., Dzuiba, A., Slupski, R.H., Li, C. and Denver, R.J. (2014) Ancient origins and evolutionary conservation of intracellular and neural signaling pathways engaged by the leptin receptor. Endocrinology 155:4202-4214.
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Knoedler, J. and Denver, R.J. (2014) Krüppel-like factors are effectors of nuclear receptor signaling. General and Comparative Endocrinology 203:49-59.
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2013

Middlemis Maher, J., Werner, E.E. and Denver, R.J. (2013) Stress hormones mediate predator-induced phenotypic plasticity in amphibian tadpoles. Proc. Royal Soc. B 280, 20123075 doi:10.1098/rspb.2012.3075.
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Denver, R.J. (2013) Neuroendocrinology of amphibian metamorphosis. Current Topics in Developmental Biology 103:195-227.
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DuRant, S.E., Wilson, Carter A. W., Denver, R.J., Hepp, G.R. and Hopkins, W.A. (2013) Are Thyroid hormones mediators of incubation temperature-induced phenotypes in birds? Biol. lett. 10:20130950.
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2012

Bagamasbad, P., Ziera, T., Borden, S.A., Rozeboom, A.M., Seasholtz, A.F. and Denver, R.J. (2012) Molecular basis for glucocorticoid induction of the Krüppel-like factor 9 gene in hippocampal neurons. Endocrinology 153(11):5334-5345.
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Sundström, G., Xu, B., Larsson T.A., Heldin, J., Bergqvist, C.A., Fredriksson, R., Conlon, J.M., Lundell, I., Denver, R.J., Larhammar D. (2012) Characterization of the neuropeptide Y system in the frog Silurana tropicalis (Pipidae): three peptides and six receptor subtypes. General and Comparative Endocrinology 177:322-331
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Crespi, E.J. and Denver, R.J. (2012) Developmental reversal in neuropeptide Y action on feeding in an amphibian. General and Comparative Endocrinology 177:348-352
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Denver, R.J. (2012) Editorial: The Inaugural Meeting of the North American Society for Comparative Endocrinology (NASCE; La Societé Nord-Americaine d’Endocrinologie Comparée; La Sociedad Norteamericana de Endocrinologia Comparada). General and Comparative Endocrinology 176:276-278.
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2011

Guo, Y., Ni, J., Denver, R., Wang, X. and Clark, S.E. (2011) Mechanisms of molecular mimicry of plant CLE peptide ligands by the parasitic nematode Globodera rostochiensis. Plant Physiology 157:476-484
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Denver, R.J., Bonett, R.M. and Boorse, G.C. (2011) Evolution of leptin structure and function. Neuroendocrinology 94:21-38. Supplemental Material: http://content.karger.com/ProdukteDB/miscArchiv/000/328/435/000328435_sm.html.
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John W. Nichols,J.W., Breen, M., Denver,R.J., DiStefano III, J.J., Edwards,J.S., Hoke,R.A., Volz,D.C., and Zhang, X. (2011) Predicting chemical impacts on animal endocrine systems. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 30:39-51
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Bagamasbad, P. and Denver, R.J. (2011) Mechanisms and significance of nuclear receptor auto- and cross-regulation. General and Comparative Endocrinology 170:3-17
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2010

Denver, R.J. and Middlemis-Maher, J. (2010) Lessons from evolution: developmental plasticity in vertebrates with complex life cycles. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease 1(5):282-291
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Bonett, R.M., Hoopfer, E.D. and Denver, R.J. (2010) Molecular mechanisms of corticosteroid synergy with thyroid hormone during tadpole metamorphosis. General and Comparative Endocrinology 168:209-219
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Guo,Y., Han, L., Hymes, M., Denver, R. and Clark, S.E. (2010) CLAVATA2 forms a distinct CLE-binding receptor complex regulating Arabidopsis stem cell specification. Plant Journal 63-889-900
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Denver, R.J. (2010) Tadpole Behavior and Metamorphosis. Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior 3:375-378
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2009

Denver, R.J., Hopkins, P.M., McCormick, S.D., Propper, C.R., Riddiford, L., Sower, S.A. and Wingfield, J.C. (2009) Comparative endocrinology in the 21st century. Integrative and Comparative Biology 49:339-348
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Denver, R.J. and Williamson, K.E. (2009) Identification of a thyroid hormone response element in the mouse Krüppel-like factor 9 gene to explain its postnatal expression in the brain. Endocrinology 150:3935-3943. Supplemental Data: http://endo.endojournals.org/cgi/content/full/en.2009-0050/DC1.
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Denver R.J. (2009) Stress hormones mediate environment-genotype interactions during amphibian development. General and Comparative Endocrinology 164:20-31.
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Fraker, M.E., Cuddapah, V., McCollum, S.A., Hu, F., Relyea, R., Hempel, J. and Denver, R.J. (2009) Characterization of an alarm pheromone secreted by amphibian tadpoles that induces behavioral inhibition and suppression of the neuroendocrine stress axis. Hormones and Behavior 55:520-529.
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Denver, R.J. (2009) Endocrinology of Complex Life Cycles: Amphibians. In: “Hormones, Brain and Behavior” D. Pfaff, A. Arnold, A. Etgen, S. Fahrbach, R. Moss & R. Rubin (eds.) 2nd edition, Elsevier.
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Denver, R.J. (2009) Structural and functional evolution of vertebrate neuroendocrine stress systems. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1163: 1-16.
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Roubos, E., Kuribara, M., Kuipers-Kwant, F., Coenen, T., Meijer, K., Cruijsen, P. and Denver, R.J. (2009) Dynamics of glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid receptors in the Xenopus laevis pituitary pars intermedia. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1163: 292-295.
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Bonett, R.M.*, Hu, F.*, Bagamasbad, P. and Denver, R.J. (2009) Stressor and glucocorticoid-dependent induction of the immediate early gene Krüppel-like factor 9: implications for neural development and plasticity. Endocrinology 150:1757–1765. *Co-first authors.
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Denver, R.J. and Schleuter, P. (2009) High affinity interactions of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) with bullfrog transthyretin and effects of PCB exposure on thyroid function in tadpoles. MIDEQ, MGLPF Technical Report .
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Denver, R.J.,Hu, F., Scanlan, T.S., Furlow, J.D. (2009) Thyroid hormone receptor subtype specificity for hormone-dependent neurogenesis in Xenopus laevis. Developmental Biology 326:155-168.
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2008

Hu, F., Crespi, E.J. and Denver, R.J. (2008) Programming neuroendocrine stress axis activity by exposure to glucocorticoids during postembryonic development of the frog Xenopus laevis. Endocrinology 149:5470-5481 . (Cited in Faculty of 1000 Biology, 31 Oct 2008 http://www.f1000biology.com/article/id/1124030/evaluation).
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Denver, R.J. (2008) Chordate metamorphosis: Ancient control by iodothyronines. Current Biology 18:R567-R569.
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Hen, G., Yosefi, S., Ronin, A., Einat, P., Rosenblum, C.I., Denver, R.J. and Friedman-Einat, M. (2008) Monitoring leptin activity using the chicken leptin receptor. Journal of Endocrinology 197:325-333.
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Yao, M., Schulkin, J. and Denver, R.J. (2008) Evolutionarily conserved glucocorticoid regulation of corticotropin-releasing factor expression. Endocrinology 149:2352-2360. (Article featured in Endocrine News March 2008).
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Yao, M., Hu, F. and Denver, R.J. (2008) Distribution and corticosteroid regulation of glucocorticoid receptor in the brain of Xenopus laevis. Journal of Comparative Neurology 508:967-982.
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Bagamasbad, P., Howdeshell, K.L., Sachs, L.M., Demeneix, B.A. and Denver, R.J. (2008) A role for basic transcription element binding protein 1 (BTEB1) in the autoinduction of thyroid hormone receptor beta. Journal of Biological Chemistry 283 2275-2285.
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2007

Yao,M., Stenzel-Poore, M. and Denver, R.J. (2007) Structural and functional conservation of vertebrate corticotropin-releasing factor genes: evidence for a critical role for a conserved cyclic AMP response element. Endocrinology 148:2518-2531. Supplemental data at http://press.endocrine.org/doi/suppl/10.1210/en.2006-1413.
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Yao, M. and Denver, R.J. (2007) Regulation of vertebrate corticotropin-releasing factor genes. General and Comparative Endocrinology 153:200-216.
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Denver, R.J. (2007) Endocannabinoids link rapid, membrane-mediated corticosteroid actions to behavior. Endocrinology 148:490-492.
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Okada, R., Miller, M.F., Yamamoto, K., De Groef, B. Denver, R.J. and Kikuyama, S. (2007) Involvement of the corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) type 2 receptor in CRF-induced thyrotropin release by the amphibian pituitary gland. General and Comparative Endocrinology 150:437-444.
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2006

Crespi, E.J. and Denver, R.J. (2006) Leptin (ob gene) of the South African clawed frog Xenopus laevis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 103:10092-10097. (Article featured in NSF Discoveries) Supporting information at: http://www.pnas.org/content/103/26/10092/suppl/DC1.
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Safi, R., Vlaeminck-Guillem, V., Duffraisse, M., Seugnet, I., Plateroti, M., Margotat, A., Duterque-Coquillaud, M., Crespi, E.J., Denver, R.J., Demeneix, B, & Laudet, V. (2006) Pedomorphosis revisited: Thyroid hormone receptors are functional in Necturus maculosus. Evolution and Development 8:3, 284-292..
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Denver, R.J. and Crespi, E.J. (2006) Stress hormones and human developmental plasticity: lessons from tadpoles. Neoreviews 7(4):183-188T.
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Boorse, G.C. and Denver, R.J. (2006) Widespread tissue distribution and diverse functions of corticotropin-releasing factor and related peptides. General and Comparative Endocrinology 146:9-18.
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Boorse, G.C., Kholdani, C.A., Seasholtz, A.F. and Denver, R.J. (2006) Corticotropin-releasing factor is cytoprotective in Xenopus tadpole tail: Integration of ligand, receptor and binding protein in tail muscle cell survival. Endocrinology 147:1498-1507.
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2005

Rot-Nikcevic, I., Denver R.J. and Wassersug, R.J. (2005) The influence of visual and tactilestimulation on growth and metamorphosis in anuran larvae. Functional Ecology 19:1008-1016.
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Boorse, G.C., Crespi, E.J., Dautzenberg, F.M. and Denver, R.J. (2005) Urocortins of the South African clawed frog Xenopus laevis: Conservation of structure and function in tetrapod evolution. Endocrinology 146:4851-4860. Supplemental data: http://press.endocrine.org/doi/suppl/10.1210/en.2005-0497.
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Crespi, E.J. and Denver, R.J. (2005) Roles of stress hormones in food intake regulation throughout the life cycle of anuran amphibians. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 141(4):381-390.
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Calle, M., Wang, L., Kozicz, T., Denver, R.J., Barendregt, H. and Roubos, E.W. (2005) Evidence that urocortin I acts as a neurohormone to stimulate MSH release in the toad Xenopus laevis. Brain Research 1040:14-28.
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Vandenborne, K., De Groef, B., Geelissen, S.M.E., Boorse, G.C., Denver, R.J., Kühn, E.R., Darras, V.M. and Van der Geyten, S. (2005) Molecular cloning and developmental expression of the corticotropin-releasing factor in the chicken. Endocrinology 146:301-308.
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Crespi, E.J. and Denver, R.J. (2005) Ancient origins of human developmental plasticity. American Journal of Human Biology 17:44-54.
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2004

Yao, M., Westphal, N. and Denver, R.J. (2004) Neuroanatomical distribution and stressor-induced activation of central corticotropin-releasing factor neurons in Xenopus laevis. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 16:880-893.
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Crespi, E.J. and Denver, R.J. (2004) Ontogeny of corticotropin-releasing hormone effects on locomotion and foraging in the Western spadefoot toad (Spea hammondii). Hormones and Behavior 46:399-410.
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Manzon, R. and Denver, R.J. (2004) Regulation of pituitary thyrotropin gene expression during Xenopus metamorphosis: negative feedback is functional throughout metamorphosis. Journal of Endocrinology 182:273-285.
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Boorse, G.C. and Denver, R.J. (2004) Expression and hypophysiotropic actions of corticotropin releasing factor in Xenopus laevis. General and Comparative Endocrinology 137:272-282.
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Denver, R.J. (2004) Corticotropin-releasing hormone. Encyclopedia of Endocrinology and Endocrine Diseases. (Ed. Luciano Martini) pp. 580-583.
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Krain, L.P. and Denver, R.J. (2004) Developmental expression and hormonal regulation of glucocorticoid and thyroid hormone receptors during metamorphosis in Xenopus laevis. . Journal of Endocrinology 181:91-104.
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Crespi, E.J., Vaudry, H. and Denver, R.J. (2004) Roles of corticotropin-releasing hormone, neuropeptide Y and corticosterone in the regulation of food intake in Xenopus laevis. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 16:279-288.
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Boorse, G.C. and Denver, R.J. (2004) Endocrine mechanisms underlying plasticity in metamorphic timing in spadefoot toads. Integrative and Comparative Biology 43(5):646-657.
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Amiel-Tison, C., Cabrol, D., Denver, R.J., Jarreau, P.H., Papiernik, E. and Piazza, P.V. (2004) Fetal adaptation to stress – part I: Acceleration of fetal maturation and earlier birth triggered by placental insufficiency in humans. Early Human Development 78:15-27.
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Amiel-Tison, C., Cabrol, D., Denver, R.J., Jarreau, P.H., Papiernik, E. and Piazza, P.V. (2004) Fetal adaptation to stress – part II: Evolutionary aspects. Stress-induced hippocampal damage. Longterm effects on behavior. Consequences on adult health. Early Human Development 78:81-94.
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2002

Hoopfer, E.D., Huang, L. and Denver, R.J. (2002) Basic transcription element binding protein is a thyroid hormone-regulated transcription factor expressed during metamorphosis in Xenopus laevis. . Development, Growth and Differentiation 44:365-381.
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Seasholtz, A.F., Valverde, R.A. and Denver, R.J. (2002) Corticotropin-releasing hormone-binding protein (CRH-BP): Biochemistry and function from fishes to mammals. Journal of Endocrinology 175:89-97.
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Glennemeier, K.A. and Denver, R.J. (2002) Small changes in whole-body corticosterone content affect larval Rana pipiens fitness components. General and Comparative Endocrinology 127:16-25.
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Glennemeier, K.A. and Denver, R.J. (2002) Developmental changes in interrenal responsiveness in anuran amphibians. Integrative and Comparative Biology 42:565-573.
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Boorse, G.C. and Denver, R.J. (2002) Acceleration of Ambystoma tigrinum metamorphosis by corticotropin-releasing hormone. Journal of Experimental Zoology 293:94-98.
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Denver, R.J., Boorse, G.C. and Glennemeier, K.A. (2002) Endocrinology of complex life cycles: Amphibians. In: “Hormones, Brain and Behavior” D. Pfaff, A. Arnold, A. Etgen, S. Fahrbach, R. Moss & R. Rubin (eds.) Rubin. Vol. 2. Academic Press, Inc.: San Diego. pp. 469-513.
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Cayrou, C., Denver, R.J. and Puymirat, J. (2002) Suppression of BTEB in brain neuronal cultures inhibits thyroid hormone-induced neurite branching. Endocrinology 143:2242-2249.
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Glennemeier, K.A. and Denver, R.J. (2002) Role for corticoids in mediating the response of Rana pipiens tadpoles to intraspecific competition. Journal of Experimental Zoology 292:32-40.
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Burger, M.F. and Denver, R.J. (2002) Plasma thyroid hormone concentrations in a wintering passerine bird: Their relationship to geographic variation, environmental factors, metabolic rate and body fat. . Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 75:187-199.
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2001

Glennemeier, K.A. and Denver, R.J. (2001) Sublethal effects of chronic exposure to an organochlorine compound on northern leopard frog (Rana pipiens) tadpoles. Environmental Toxicology 16:287-297.
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Valverde, R.A., Seasholtz, A.F., Cortright, D.N. and Denver, R.J. (2001) Biochemical characterization and expression analysis of the Xenopus laevis corticotropin-releasing hormone binding protein. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 173:29-40.
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1999

Denver, R.J. (1999) Evolution of the corticotropin-releasing hormone signaling system and its role in stress-induced developmental plasticity. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 897:46-53.
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Denver, R.J., Ouellet, L., Furling, D., Kobayashi, A., Fujii-Kuriyama, Y. and Puymirat, J. (1999) Basic transcription element binding protein (BTEB) is a thyroid hormone-regulated gene in the developing central nervous system: Evidence for a role in neurite outgrowth. . Journal of Biological Chemistry 274:23128-23134.
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1998

Denver, R.J. (1998) Molecular basis of thyroid hormone-dependent central nervous system remodeling during amphibian metamorphosis. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C 119:219-228.
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Denver, R.J. (1998) Hormonal correlates of environmentally induced metamorphosis in the Western spadefoot toad, Scaphiopus hammondii. General and Comparative Endocrinology 110:326-336.
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Denver, R.J., Mirhadi, N. and Phillips, M. (1998) Adaptive plasticity in amphibian metamorphosis: response of Scaphiopus hammondii tadpoles to habitat desiccation. Ecology 79:1859-1872.
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1997

Denver, R.J. (1997) Regulation of growth hormone secretion and action in reptiles and amphibians. Advances in Comparative Endocrinology (eds. S. Kawashima and S. Kikuyama) pp. 907-914.

Denver, R.J. (1997) Thyroid hormone action in brain development: Molecular biological aspects. Advances in Comparative Endocrinology (eds. S. Kawashima and S. Kikuyama) pp. 1071-1078.

Denver, R.J. (1997) Environmental stress as a developmental cue: Corticotropin-releasing hormone is a proximate mediator of adaptive phenotypic plasticity in amphibian metamorphosis. Hormones and Behavior 31:169-179.
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Denver, R.J. (1997) Proximate mechanisms of phenotypic plasticity in amphibian metamorphosis. American Zoologist 37:172-184.
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Denver, R.J., Pavgi, S. and Shi, Y.B. (1997) Thyroid hormone-dependent gene expression program for Xenopus neural development. Journal of Biological Chemistry 272:8179-8188.
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1996

Denver, R.J. (1996) Neuroendocrine control of amphibian metamorphosis. In: “Metamorphosis: Post-Embryonic Reprogramming of Gene Expression in Amphibian and Insect Cells.”. J. R. Tata, L. I. Gilbert and E. Frieden (eds.) Academic Press. pp. 433-464. .

1995

Denver, R.J. (1995) Environment-neuroendocrine interactions in the control of amphibian metamorphosis. Netherlands Journal of Zoology 45:195-200.

1994

Denver, R.J. and Nicoll, C.S. (1994) Pancreatic hormones differentially regulate insulin-like growth factor(IGF)-I and IGF binding protein production by primary rat hepatocytes. Journal of Endocrinology 142:299-310.

1993

Denver, R.J. (1993) Acceleration of anuran amphibian metamorphosis by corticotropin-releasing hormone-like peptides. General and Comparative Endocrinology 91:38-51.

Edwards, C.P., Denver, R.J. and Firestone, G.L. (1993) Glucocorticoid-inhibited production of platelet-derived growth factor A-chain requires steroid-mediated growth suppression in transformed and normal hepatic-derived cells. Endocrine Journal 1:79-86.

1991

Denver, R.J. and Licht, P. (1991) Dependence of body growth on thyroid activity in turtles. Journal of Experimental Zoology 258:48-59.

Licht, P. and Denver, R.J. (1991) Comparative survey of plasma thyroxine binding proteins in turtles. Journal of Experimental Zoology 259:43-52.

Denver, R.J. and Harvey, S. (1991) Thyroidal inhibition of chicken pituitary growth hormone: alterations in secretion and accumulation of newly synthesized hormone. Journal of Endocrinology 131:39-48.

Licht, P., Denver, R.J., Herrera, B. and Pavgi, S. (1991) Seasonality in plasma thyroxine binding in turtles. Journal of Experimental Zoology 260:59-65.

Denver, R.J. and Licht, P. (1991) Several hypothalamic peptides stimulate thyrotropin and growth hormone secretion by adult turtle pituitary glands. . Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 100A:603-606.

1990

Licht, P. and Denver, R.J. (1990) Regulation of thyrotropin secretion. In: “Progress in Comparative Endocrinology.” A. Epple, C.G. Scanes and M.H. Stetson (eds.) Wiley-Liss, New York. pp. 427-432.

Denver, R.J. and Licht, P. (1990) Modulation of neuropeptide-stimulated pituitary hormone release in hatchling turtles. General and Comparative Endocrinology 77:107-115.

Stamper, D.L., Denver, R.J. and Licht, P. (1990) Effects of thyroidal status on metabolism and growth of juvenile turtles, Pseudemys scripta elegans. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 96A:67-73.

Licht, P., Denver, R.J. and Stamper, D.L. (1990) Relation of plasma thyroxine binding to thyroidal activity and determination of thyroxine binding proteins in a turtle, Pseudemys scripta. General and Comparative Endocrinology 80:238-256.

Licht, P., Pavgi, S. and Denver, R.J. (1990) The role of hormone binding in the cold suppression of hormone stimulation of the pituitary, thyroid and testis of the turtle. General and Comparative Endocrinology 80:381-392.

1989

Denver, R.J. and Licht, P. (1989) Neuropeptides influencing pituitary hormone secretion in hatchling turtles. Journal of Experimental Zoology 251:306-315.

Denver, R.J. and Licht, P. (1989) Neuropeptide stimulation of thyrotropin secretion in the larval bullfrog: Evidence for a common neuroregulator of thyroid and interrenal activity during metamorphosis. . Journal of Experimental Zoology 252:101-104.

Licht, P., Denver, R.J. and Pavgi, S. (1989) Temperature dependence of in vitro pituitary, gonadal and thyroid secretion in a turtle, Pseudemys scripta. General and Comparative Endocrinology 76:274-285.

Denver, R.J. and Licht, P. (1989) Synthetic neuropeptide antagonists stimulate in vitro thyrotropin and growth hormone secretion by hatchling turtle pituitaries. Journal of Experimental Zoology 252:169-173.

1988

Licht, P. and Denver, R.J. (1988) Effects of TRH on hormone release from pituitaries of the lizard, Anolis carolinensis. General and Comparative Endocrinology 70:355-362.

Denver, R.J. and Licht, P. (1988) Thyroid status influences in vitro thyrotropin and growth hormone responses to thyrotropin-releasing hormone by pituitary glands of hatchling slider turtles (Pseudemys scripta elegans). . Journal of Experimental Zoology 246:293-304.

Denver, R.J. and Licht, P. (1988) Thyroid hormones act at the level of the pituitary to regulate thyrotropin and growth hormone secretion in hatchling slider turtles (Pseudemys scripta elegans). Journal of Experimental Zoology 247:146-154.

Denver, R.J. (1988) Several hypothalamic peptides stimulate in vitro thyrotropin secretion by pituitaries of anuran amphibians. General and Comparative Endocrinology 72:383-393.

1986

Scanes, C.G., Denver, R.J. and Bowen, S.J. (1986) Effect of thyroid hormones on growth hormone secretion in broiler chickens. Poultry Science 65:384-390.