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Lester Packer, Ph.D.

University of California, Berkeley # of Grants: 3

Grants

Smoking, Free Radicals, Antioxidants and Disease Prevention 1995 (Cycle 4) $408,853
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards

Tobacco Smoke, Free Radicals, Antioxidants & Disease 1992 (Cycle 1) $215,713
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards

Preventing tobacco smoke diseases by network antioxidants 1997 (Cycle 6) $388,714
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards
Publications

Cigarette smoke exposure increases the cell water organization and membrane order of cultured T cells
Periodical: Biochemistry and Biophysics Research Communications Index Medicus:
Authors: Suzuki YJ, Tsuchiya M, Shindo Y, Packer L ART
Yr: 1992 Vol: 185 Nbr: Abs: Pg: 624-629

Modification of plasma proteins by cigarette smoke as measured by protein carbonyl formation
Periodical: Biochemical Journal Index Medicus:
Authors: Reznick AZ, Cross CE, Hu M, et al ART
Yr: 1992 Vol: 286 Nbr: Pt 2 Abs: Pg: 607-611

Superoxide formed from cigarette smoke impairs polymorphonuclear leukocyte active oxygen generation activity
Periodical: Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics Index Medicus:
Authors: Tsuchiya M, Thompson DFT, Suzuki YJ, Cross CE, Packer L ART
Yr: 1992 Vol: 299 Nbr: Abs: Pg: 30-37

Interactions among antioxidants in health and disease: vitamin E and its redox cycle
Periodical: Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine Index Medicus:
Authors: Packer L ART
Yr: 1992 Vol: 200 Nbr: Abs: Pg: 271-276

Antioxidant radical-scavenging activity of carotenoids and retinoids compared to alpha-tocopherol
Periodical: Methods in Enzymology Index Medicus:
Authors: Tsuchiya M, Scita G, Freisleben H, Kagan VE, Packer L ART
Yr: 1992 Vol: 213 Nbr: Abs: Pg: 460-472

Cigarette smoke oxidation of human plasma constituents
Periodical: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Index Medicus:
Authors: Cross CE, O'Neill CA, Reznick AZ, et al ART
Yr: 1993 Vol: 686 Nbr: Abs: Pg: 72-90

Superoxide generated by cigarette smoke damages the respiratory burst and induces physical changes in the membrane order and water organization of inflammatory cells
Periodical: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Index Medicus:
Authors: Tsuchiya M, Suzuki YJ, Cross CE, Packer L ART
Yr: 1993 Vol: 686 Nbr: Abs: Pg: 39-52

Antioxidant action of carotenoids in vitro and in vivo and protection against oxidation of human low density lipoproteins
Periodical: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Index Medicus:
Authors: Packer L ART
Yr: 1993 Vol: Nbr: Abs: Pg:

Aldehyde-induced protein modifications in human plasma: protection by glutathione and dihydroplipoic acid
Periodical: Journal of Laboratory Clinical Medicine Index Medicus:
Authors: O'Neill CA, Halliwell B, van der Vliet A, et al ART
Yr: 0 Vol: Nbr: Abs: Pg:

Spectrophotometric method for determination of carbonyls in oxidately modified apolipoprotein B of human low-density lipoproteins
Periodical: Analytical Biochemistry Index Medicus:
Authors: Yan LJ, Traber MG, Packer L ART
Yr: 1995 Vol: 228 Nbr: 2 Abs: Pg: 349-351

Destruction of tocopherols, carotenoids, and retinol in human plasma by cigarette smoke
Periodical: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Index Medicus:
Authors: Handelman GJ, Packer L, Cross CE ART
Yr: 1996 Vol: 63 Nbr: Abs: Pg: 559-565