Terry D. Hexum, PhD

Terry D. Hexum, PhD

Terry D. Hexum

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Biochemistry, 1968
University of Kansas
Phone: (402) 559-4035
Fax: (402) 559-7495
Email: thexum@unmc.edu


Research Interests
Long-range Goals
Techniques used in the laboratory
Representative Publications
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Keywords: Neuropeptides, Neurotransmission, Catecholamines, Purinergic receptors, NANC, Neuropeptide Y


Long Range Goals of the Laboratory

  • Role of neuropeptides in neuronal function
  • Regulation of tyrosine hydroxylase
  • Signaling through purinergic receptors
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Techniques used in the Laboratory

Intracellular signaling determination
RNA knockdown
High performance liquid chromatography
Cell culture
Enzyme kinetics

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Representative Publications

  1. Li, X., T. Ikezu and T.D. Hexum, (2004) Betagamma Subunits Mediate the NPY Enhancement of ATP-Stimulated Inositol Phosphate Formation, Peptides25 267-274.
  2. Drakulich, D.A., C. Spellmon, and T. D. Hexum, (2004), Effect of the Ecto-ATPase Inhibitor, ARL 67156, on the Bovine Chromaffin Cell Response to ATP, Eur. J. Pharmacol. 485 137-140.
  3. Drakulich, D.A., A.M. Walls, M. Toews and T.D. Hexum, (2003) Neuropeptide Y Receptor-mediated Sensitization of ATP-stimulated Inositol Phosphate Formation, J. Pharmacol. Expt'l. Ther. 307 559-565.
  4. Li, X., D. Drakulich, P. Zhang, M. Shen, G.A. Weber, T. Ikezu and T.D. Hexum, (2002) Transduction of Bovine Adrenal Chromaffin Cells Using a Recombinant Adenovirus Expressing GFP, J. Neurosci. Meth. 122 91-96.
  5. Zhang, P., J. Zheng, M.E. Bradley and T. D. Hexum, (2001) ATP Stimulated Cyclic AMP Formation in Bovine Chromaffin Cells is Enhanced by Neuropeptide Y, Peptides 22 439-444.

Additional publications listed in Pub Med


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