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Terry L. Dowd
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: Brooklyn College
Phone: Ph.D., Syracuse University
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Syracuse University
Research Interests: Analytical and Biophysical Chemistry, NMR Spectroscopy

Areas of Expertise:

Dowd investigates the role of the protein osteocalcin in bone mineral properties during lead toxicity and low Mg2+ diets. She also investigates the molecular mechanism of how gap junctions between cells function.

Selected Publications:

Morrill, G.A., T.L. Dowd, A.B. Kostellow and R.K. Gupta. "Progesterone-induced Changes in the Phosphoryl Potential During the Meiotic Divisions in Amphibian Oocytes: Role of Na/K-ATPase." BMC Developmental Biology 11: 67, Nov. 6. (Books and Publications: Peer Reviewed Article) 2011

Monir, A.U., C.M. Gundberg, S.E. Yagerman, M.C.H. van der Meulen, W.C. Budell, A.L. Boskey and T.L. Dowd. "The Effect of Lead on Bone Mineral Properties From Female Adult C57/BL6 Mice." Bone 47: 994-99. (Books and Publications: Peer Reviewed Article) 2010

Kalmatsky, B., S. Bhagan, Qingxiu Tang, T. Bargiello and T.L. Dowd. "Structural Studies of the N-terminus of Connexin 32 Using 1H NMR spectroscopy." Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 490: 9-16. (Books and Publications: Peer Reviewed Article) 2009

Tang, Qingxiu, Terry L. Dowd, Vytas K. Verselis and Thaddeus A. Bargiello. "Conformational Changes in a Pore Forming Region Underlie Voltage Dependent Loop-Gating for an Unapposed Connexin Hemichannel." Journal of General Physiology 133: 555-70. (Books and Publications: Peer Reviewed Article) 2009