Pavel N. Pichurin, M.D.

  1. Medical Geneticist

Publications

  1. Drivas TG, Li D, Nair D, Alaimo JT, Alders M, Altmuller J, Barakat TS, Bebin EM, Bertsch NL, Blackburn PR, Blesson A, Bouman AM, Brockmann K, Brunelle P, Burmeister M, Cooper GM, Denecke J, Dieux-Coeslier A, Dubbs H, Ferrer A, Gal D, Bartik LE, Gunderson LB, Hasadsri L, Jain M, Karimov C, Keena B, Klee EW, Kloth K, Lace B, Macchiaiolo M, Marcadier JL, Milunsky JM, Napier MP, Ortiz-Gonzalez XR, Pichurin PN, Pinner J, Powis Z, Prasad C, Radio FC, Rasmussen KJ, Renaud DL, Rush ET, Saunders C, Selcen D, Seman AR, Shinde DN, Smith ED, Smol T, Snijders Blok L, Stoler JM, Tang S, Tartaglia M, Thompson ML, van de Kamp JM, Wang J, Weise D, Weiss K, Woitschach R, Wollnik B, Yan H, Zackai EH, Zampino G, Campeau P, Bhoj E. A second cohort of CHD3 patients expands the molecular mechanisms known to cause Snijders Blok-Campeau syndrome. Eur J Hum Genet. 2020 Jun 1 Epub 2020 June 01
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  2. Sewani M, Nugent K, Blackburn PR, Tarnowski JM, Hernandez-Garcia A, Amiel J, Whalen S, Keren B, Courtin T, Rosenfeld JA, Yang Y, Patterson MC, Pichurin P, McLean SD, Scott DA. Further delineation of the phenotypic spectrum associated with hemizygous loss-of-function variants in NONO. Am J Med Genet A. 2020 Apr; 182 (4):652-658 Epub 2019 Dec 28
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  3. Cannata Serio M, Graham LA, Ashikov A, Larsen LE, Raymond K, Timal S, Le Meur G, Ryan M, Czarnowska E, Jansen JC, He M, Ficicioglu C, Pichurin P, Hasadsri L, Rios-Ocampo WA, Gilissen C, Rodenburg R, Jonker JW, Holleboom AG, Morava E, Veltman JA, Socha P, Stevens TH, Simons M, Lefeber DJ. sMutations in the V-ATPase assembly factor VMA21 cause a congenital disorder of glycosylation with autophagic liver disease. Hepatology. 2020 Mar 7 Epub 2020 Mar 07
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  4. Johnson BV, Kumar R, Oishi S, Alexander S, Kasherman M, Vega MS, Ivancevic A, Gardner A, Domingo D, Corbett M, Parnell E, Yoon S, Oh T, Lines M, Lefroy H, Kini U, Van Allen M, Gronborg S, Mercier S, Kury S, Bezieau S, Pasquier L, Raynaud M, Afenjar A, Billette de Villemeur T, Keren B, Desir J, Van Maldergem L, Marangoni M, Dikow N, Koolen DA, VanHasselt PM, Weiss M, Zwijnenburg P, Sa J, Reis CF, Lopez-Otin C, Santiago-Fernandez O, Fernandez-Jaen A, Rauch A, Steindl K, Joset P, Goldstein A, Madan-Khetarpal S, Infante E, Zackai E, Mcdougall C, Narayanan V, Ramsey K, Mercimek-Andrews S, Pena L, Shashi V, Schoch K, Sullivan JA, Pinto E Vairo F, Pichurin PN, Ewing SA, Barnett SS, Klee EW, Perry MS, Koenig MK, Keegan CE, Schuette JL, Asher S, Perilla-Young Y, Smith LD, Rosenfeld JA, Bhoj E, Kaplan P, Li D, Oegema R, van Binsbergen E, van der Zwaag B, Smeland MF, Cutcutache I, Page M, Armstrong M, Lin AE, Steeves MA, Hollander ND, Hoffer MJV, Reijnders MRF, Demirdas S, Koboldt DC, Bartholomew D, Mosher TM, Hickey SE, Shieh C, Sanchez-Lara PA, Graham JM Jr, Tezcan K, Schaefer GB, Danylchuk NR, Asamoah A, Jackson KE, Yachelevich N, Au M, Perez-Jurado LA, Kleefstra T, Penzes P, Wood SA, Burne T, Pierson TM, Piper M, Gecz J, Jolly LA, Undiagnosed Diseases Network. Partial Loss of USP9X Function Leads to a Male Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Disorder Converging on Transforming Growth Factor beta Signaling. Biol Psychiatry. 2020 Jan 15; 87 (2):100-112 Epub 2019 June 29
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  5. Kaiwar C, Kruisselbrink TM, Kudva YC, Klee EW, Pichurin P. Exome sequencing confirms diagnosis of kabuki syndrome in an-adult with hodgkin lymphoma and unusually severe multisystem phenotype. Clin Immunol. 2019 Oct; 207:55-57 Epub 2018 Sept 30
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  6. Nicola P, Blackburn PR, Rasmussen KJ, Bertsch NL, Klee EW, Hasadsri L, Pichurin PN, Rankin J, Raymond FL, Clayton-Smith J, DDD Study. De novo DDX3X missense variants in males appear viable and contribute to syndromic intellectual disability. Am J Med Genet A. 2019 Apr; 179 (4):570-578 Epub 2019 Feb 07
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  7. Kaur RJ, Pichurin PN, Hines JM, Singh RJ, Grebe SK, Bancos I. Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma Associated With Lynch Syndrome: A Case Report and Review of Literature. J Endocr Soc. 2019 Apr 1; 3 (4):784-790 Epub 2019 Mar 05
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  8. Zhang CD, Pichurin PN, Bobr A, Lyden ML, Young WF, Bancos I. Cushing syndrome: uncovering Carney complex due to novel PRKAR1A mutation. Endocrinol Diabetes Metab Case Rep. 2019 Mar 21; 2019 [Epub ahead of print]
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  9. Cogne B, Ehresmann S, Beauregard-Lacroix E, Rousseau J, Besnard T, Garcia T, Petrovski S, Avni S, McWalter K, Blackburn PR, Sanders SJ, Uguen K, Harris J, Cohen JS, Blyth M, Lehman A, Berg J, Li MH, Kini U, Joss S, von der Lippe C, Gordon CT, Humberson JB, Robak L, Scott DA, Sutton VR, Skraban CM, Johnston JJ, Poduri A, Nordenskjold M, Shashi V, Gerkes EH, Bongers EMHF, Gilissen C, Zarate YA, Kvarnung M, Lally KP, Kulch PA, Daniels B, Hernandez-Garcia A, Stong N, McGaughran J, Retterer K, Tveten K, Sullivan J, Geisheker MR, Stray-Pedersen A, Tarpinian JM, Klee EW, Sapp JC, Zyskind J, Holla OL, Bedoukian E, Filippini F, Guimier A, Picard A, Busk OL, Punetha J, Pfundt R, Lindstrand A, Nordgren A, Kalb F, Desai M, Ebanks AH, Jhangiani SN, Dewan T, Coban Akdemir ZH, Telegrafi A, Zackai EH, Begtrup A, Song X, Toutain A, Wentzensen IM, Odent S, Bonneau D, Latypova X, Deb W, Redon S, Bilan F, Legendre M, Troyer C, Whitlock K, Caluseriu O, Murphree MI, Pichurin PN, Agre K, Gavrilova R, Rinne T, Park M, Shain C, Heinzen EL, Xiao R, Amiel J, Lyonnet S, Isidor B, Biesecker LG, Lowenstein D, Posey JE, Denomme-Pichon AS, Ferec C, Yang XJ, Rosenfeld JA, Gilbert-Dussardier B, Audebert-Bellanger S, Redon R, Stessman HAF, Nellaker C, Yang Y, Lupski JR, Goldstein DB, Eichler EE, Bolduc F, Bezieau S, Kury S, Campeau PM, CAUSES Study//Deciphering Developmental Disorders study. Missense Variants in the Histone Acetyltransferase Complex Component Gene TRRAP Cause Autism and Syndromic Intellectual Disability. Am J Hum Genet. 2019 Mar 7; 104 (3):530-541 Epub 2019 Feb 28
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  10. Boczek NJ, Hopp K, Benoit L, Kraft D, Cousin MA, Blackburn PR, Madsen CD, Oliver GR, Nair AA, Na J, Bianchi DW, Beek G, Harris PC, Pichurin P, Klee EW. Characterization of three ciliopathy pedigrees expands the phenotype associated with biallelic C2CD3 variants. Eur J Hum Genet. 2018 Dec; 26 (12):1797-1809 Epub 2018 Aug 10
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  11. Blackburn PR, Chacon-Camacho OF, Ortiz-Gonzalez XR, Reyes M, Lopez-Uriarte GA, Zarei S, Bhoj EJ, Perez-Solorzano S, Vaubel RA, Murphree MI, Nava J, Cortes-Gonzalez V, Parisi JE, Villanueva-Mendoza C, Tirado-Torres IG, Li D, Klee EW, Pichurin PN, Zenteno JC. Extension of the mutational and clinical spectrum of SOX2 related disorders: Description of six new cases and a novel association with suprasellar teratoma. Am J Med Genet A. 2018 Dec; 176 (12):2710-2719 Epub 2018 Nov 18
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  12. Polonis K, Blackburn PR, Urrutia RA, Lomberk GA, Kruisselbrink T, Cousin MA, Boczek NJ, Hoppman NL, Babovic-Vuksanovic D, Klee EW, Pichurin PN. Co-occurrence of a maternally inherited DNMT3A duplication and a paternally inherited pathogenic variant in EZH2 in a child with growth retardation and severe short stature: atypical Weaver syndrome or evidence of a DNMT3A dosage effect? Cold Spring Harb Mol Case Stud. 2018 Aug; 4 (4) Epub 2018 Aug 01
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  13. Cousin MA, Smith MJ, Sigafoos AN, Jin JJ, Murphree MI, Boczek NJ, Blackburn PR, Oliver GR, Aleff RA, Clark KJ, Wieben ED, Joshi AY, Pichurin PN, Abraham RS, Klee EW. Utility of DNA, RNA, Protein, and Functional Approaches to Solve Cryptic Immunodeficiencies. J Clin Immunol. 2018 Apr; 38 (3):307-319 Epub 2018 Apr 18
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  14. Almeqdadi M, Kemppainen JL, Pichurin PN, Gavrilova RH. Phenotypic Variability of c.436delC DCAF17 Gene Mutation in Woodhouse-Sakati Syndrome. Am J Case Rep. 2018 Mar 25; 19:347-353
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  15. Kaszuba MC, Pulido JS, Folpe AL, Pichurin PN, Goodenberger ML, Spinner RJ. Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor in a Patient With BAP1 Tumor Predisposition Syndrome. World Neurosurg. 2018 Jan; 109:362-364 Epub 2017 Oct 20
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  16. Vairo FP, Boczek NJ, Cousin MA, Kaiwar C, Blackburn PR, Conboy E, Lanpher BC, Gavrilova RH, Pichurin PN, Lazaridis KN, Babovic-Vuksanovic D, Klee EW. The prevalence of diseases caused by lysosome-related genes in a cohort of undiagnosed patients. Mol Genet Metab Rep. 2017 Dec; 13:46-51 Epub 2017 Aug 11
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  17. Brodsky MC, Kotagal S, Pichurin PN, Ho ML. Evidence for Brainstem Motor Nondecussation as a Neurologic Substrate for Periodic Alternating Gaze Deviation. Ophthalmology. 2017 Jul; 124 (7):1085-1087 Epub 2017 Apr 28
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  18. Blackburn PR, Barnett SS, Zimmermann MT, Cousin MA, Kaiwar C, Pinto E Vairo F, Niu Z, Ferber MJ, Urrutia RA, Selcen D, Klee EW, Pichurin PN. Novel de novo variant in EBF3 is likely to impact DNA binding in a patient with a neurodevelopmental disorder and expanded phenotypes: patient report, in silico functional assessment, and review of published cases. Cold Spring Harb Mol Case Stud. 2017 May; 3 (3):a001743
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  19. Conboy E, Vairo F, Waggoner D, Ober C, Das S, Dhamija R, Klee EW, Pichurin P. Pathogenic Variant in ACTB, p.Arg183Trp, Causes Juvenile-Onset Dystonia, Hearing Loss, and Developmental Delay without Midline Malformation. Case Rep Genet. 2017; 2017:9184265 Epub 2017 Apr 12
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  20. Li J, Woods SL, Healey S, Beesley J, Chen X, Lee JS, Sivakumaran H, Wayte N, Nones K, Waterfall JJ, Pearson J, Patch AM, Senz J, Ferreira MA, Kaurah P, Mackenzie R, Heravi-Moussavi A, Hansford S, Lannagan TRM, Spurdle AB, Simpson PT, da Silva L, Lakhani SR, Clouston AD, Bettington M, Grimpen F, Busuttil RA, Di Costanzo N, Boussioutas A, Jeanjean M, Chong G, Fabre A, Olschwang S, Faulkner GJ, Bellos E, Coin L, Rioux K, Bathe OF, Wen X, Martin HC, Neklason DW, Davis SR, Walker RL, Calzone KA, Avital I, Heller T, Koh C, Pineda M, Rudloff U, Quezado M, Pichurin PN, Hulick PJ, Weissman SM, Newlin A, Rubinstein WS, Sampson JE, Hamman K, Goldgar D, Poplawski N, Phillips K, Schofield L, Armstrong J, Kiraly-Borri C, Suthers GK, Huntsman DG, Foulkes WD, Carneiro F, Lindor NM, Edwards SL, French JD, Waddell N, Meltzer PS, Worthley DL, Schrader KA, Chenevix-Trench G. Point Mutations in Exon 1B of APC Reveal Gastric Adenocarcinoma and Proximal Polyposis of the Stomach as a Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Variant. Am J Hum Genet. 2016 May 5; 98 (5):830-842 Epub 2016 Apr 14
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  21. Lazaridis KN, Schahl KA, Cousin MA, Babovic-Vuksanovic D, Riegert-Johnson DL, Gavrilova RH, McAllister TM, Lindor NM, Abraham RS, Ackerman MJ, Pichurin PN, Deyle DR, Gavrilov DK, Hand JL, Klee EW, Stephens MC, Wick MJ, Atkinson EJ, Linden DR, Ferber MJ, Wieben ED, Farrugia G, Individualized Medicine Clinic Members. Outcome of Whole Exome Sequencing for Diagnostic Odyssey Cases of an Individualized Medicine Clinic: The Mayo Clinic Experience. Mayo Clin Proc. 2016 Mar; 91: (3)297-307.
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  22. Aronson M, Gallinger S, Cohen Z, Cohen S, Dvir R, Elhasid R, Baris HN, Kariv R, Druker H, Chan H, Ling SC, Kortan P, Holter S, Semotiuk K, Malkin D, Farah R, Sayad A, Heald B, Kalady MF, Penney LS, Rideout AL, Rashid M, Hasadsri L, Pichurin P, Riegert-Johnson D, Campbell B, Bakry D, Al-Rimawi H, Alharbi QK, Alharbi M, Shamvil A, Tabori U, Durno C. Gastrointestinal Findings in the Largest Series of Patients With Hereditary Biallelic Mismatch Repair Deficiency Syndrome: Report from the International Consortium. Am J Gastroenterol. 2016 Feb; 111 (2):275-84 Epub 2016 Jan 05
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  23. Goodenberger ML, Thomas BC, Riegert-Johnson D, Boland CR, Plon SE, Clendenning M, Win AK, Senter L, Lipkin SM, Stadler ZK, Macrae FA, Lynch HT, Weitzel JN, de la Chapelle A, Syngal S, Lynch P, Parry S, Jenkins MA, Gallinger S, Holter S, Aronson M, Newcomb PA, Burnett T, Le Marchand L, Pichurin P, Hampel H, Terdiman JP, Lu KH, Thibodeau S, Lindor NM. PMS2 monoallelic mutation carriers: the known unknown. Genet Med. 2016 Jan; 18 (1):13-9 Epub 2015 Apr 09
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  24. Nelson AD, Mouchli MA, Valentin N, Deyle D, Pichurin P, Acosta A, Camilleri M. Ehlers Danlos syndrome and gastrointestinal manifestations: a 20-year experience at Mayo Clinic. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2015 Nov; 27: (11)1657-66.
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  25. Wain KE, Ellingson MS, McDonald J, Gammon A, Roberts M, Pichurin P, Winship I, Riegert-Johnson DL, Weitzel JN, Lindor NM. Appreciating the broad clinical features of SMAD4 mutation carriers: a multicenter chart review. Genet Med. 2014 Aug; 16 (8):588-93 Epub 2014 Feb 13
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  26. Gandomi SK, Farwell Gonzalez KD, Parra M, Shahmirzadi L, Mancuso J, Pichurin P, Temme R, Dugan S, Zeng W, Tang S. Diagnostic exome sequencing identifies two novel iqsec2 mutations associated with x-linked intellectual disability with seizures: implications for genetic counseling and clinical diagnosis. J Genet Couns. 2014 Jun; 23(3):289-98.
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  27. Toyoda M, Ge S, Suviolahti E, Pichurin P, Shin B, Pao A, Vo A, Deer N, Aguiluz A, Karasyov A, Jordan SC. IFNgamma production by NK cells from HLA-sensitized patients after in vitro exposure to allo-antigens. Transpl Immunol. 2012 Mar; 26(2-3):107-12. Epub 2011 Nov 10.
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  28. McLachlan SM, Aliesky HA, Pichurin PN, Chen CR, Williams RW, Rapoport B. Shared and unique susceptibility genes in a mouse model of Graves' disease determined in BXH and CXB recombinant inbred mice. Endocrinology. 2008 Apr; 149(4):2001-9. Epub 2007 Dec 27.
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  29. McLachlan SM, Nagayama Y, Pichurin PN, Mizutori Y, Chen CR, Misharin A, Aliesky HA, Rapoport B. The link between Graves' disease and Hashimoto's thyroiditis: a role for regulatory T cells. Endocrinology. 2007 Dec; 148(12):5724-33. Epub 2007 Sep 06.
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  30. Pichurin P, Pham N, David CS, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. HLA-DR3 transgenic mice immunized with adenovirus encoding the thyrotropin receptor: T cell epitopes and functional analysis of the CD40 Graves' polymorphism. Thyroid. 2006 Dec; 16(12):1221-7.
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  31. Aliesky HA, Pichurin PN, Chen CR, Williams RW, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. Probing the genetic basis for thyrotropin receptor antibodies and hyperthyroidism in immunized CXB recombinant inbred mice. Endocrinology. 2006 Jun; 147(6):2789-800. Epub 2006 Mar 16.
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  32. Pichurin PN, Chen CR, Chazenbalk GD, Aliesky H, Pham N, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. Targeted expression of the human thyrotropin receptor A-subunit to the mouse thyroid: insight into overcoming the lack of response to A-subunit adenovirus immunization. J Immunol. 2006 Jan 1; 176(1):668-76.
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  33. Guo J, McLachlan SM, Pichurin PN, Chen CR, Pham N, Aliesky HA, David CS, Rapoport B. Relationship between thyroid peroxidase T cell epitope restriction and antibody recognition of the autoantibody immunodominant region in human leukocyte antigen DR3 transgenic mice. Endocrinology. 2005 Nov; 146(11):4961-7. Epub 2005 Aug 04.
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  34. Chazenbalk GD, Pichurin PN, Guo J, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. Interactions between the mannose receptor and thyroid autoantigens. Clin Exp Immunol. 2005 Feb; 139(2):216-24.
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  35. McLachlan SM, Braley-Mullen H, Chen CR, Aliesky H, Pichurin PN, Rapoport B. Dissociation between iodide-induced thyroiditis and antibody-mediated hyperthyroidism in NOD.H-2h4 mice. Endocrinology. 2005 Jan; 146(1):294-300. Epub 2004 Sep 30.
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  36. Pichurin PN, Chazenbalk GD, Aliesky H, Pichurina O, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. "Hijacking" the thyrotropin receptor: A chimeric receptor-lysosome associated membrane protein enhances deoxyribonucleic acid vaccination and induces Graves' hyperthyroidism. Endocrinology. 2004 Dec; 145(12):5504-14. Epub 2004 Aug 26.
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  37. Chen CR, Aliesky H, Pichurin PN, Nagayama Y, McLachlan SM, Rapoport B. Susceptibility rather than resistance to hyperthyroidism is dominant in a thyrotropin receptor adenovirus-induced animal model of Graves' disease as revealed by BALB/c-C57BL/6 hybrid mice. Endocrinology. 2004 Nov; 145(11):4927-33. Epub 2004 Jul 29.
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  38. Latrofa F, Chazenbalk GD, Pichurin P, Chen CR, McLachlan SM, Rapoport B. Affinity-enrichment of thyrotropin receptor autoantibodies from Graves' patients and normal individuals provides insight into their properties and possible origin from natural antibodies. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Sep; 89(9):4734-45.
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  39. Guo J, Pichurin PN, Morris JC, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. Naked deoxyribonucleic acid vaccination induces recognition of diverse thyroid peroxidase T cell epitopes. Endocrinology. 2004 Aug; 145(8):3671-8. Epub 2004 May 03.
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  40. Pichurin PN, Chen CR, Nagayama Y, Pichurina O, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. Evidence that factors other than particular thyrotropin receptor T cell epitopes contribute to the development of hyperthyroidism in murine Graves' disease. Clin Exp Immunol. 2004 Mar; 135(3):391-7.
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  41. Pichurin PN, Pichurina O, Marians RC, Chen CR, Davies TF, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. Thyrotropin receptor knockout mice: studies on immunological tolerance to a major thyroid autoantigen. Endocrinology. 2004 Mar; 145(3):1294-301. Epub 2003 Nov 20
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  42. Chen CR, Pichurin P, Chazenbalk GD, Aliesky H, Nagayama Y, McLachlan SM, Rapoport B. Low-dose immunization with adenovirus expressing the thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor A-subunit deviates the antibody response toward that of autoantibodies in human Graves' disease. Endocrinology. 2004 Jan; 145(1):228-33. Epub 2003 Oct 23
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  43. Pichurin P, Aliesky H, Chen CR, Nagayama Y, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. Thyrotrophin receptor-specific memory T cell responses require normal B cells in a murine model of Graves' disease. Clin Exp Immunol. 2003 Dec; 134(3):396-402.
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  44. Pichurin P, Chen CR, Pichurina O, David C, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. Thyrotropin receptor-DNA vaccination of transgenic mice expressing HLA-DR3 or HLA-DQ6b. Thyroid. 2003 Oct; 13(10):911-7.
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  45. Chen CR, Pichurin P, Nagayama Y, Latrofa F, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. The thyrotropin receptor autoantigen in Graves disease is the culprit as well as the victim. J Clin Invest. 2003 Jun; 111(12):1897-904.
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  46. Guo J, Pichurin P, Nagayama Y, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. Insight into antibody responses induced by plasmid or adenoviral vectors encoding thyroid peroxidase, a major thyroid autoantigen. Clin Exp Immunol. 2003 Jun; 132(3):408-15.
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  47. Schwarz-Lauer L, Pichurin PN, Chen CR, Nagayama Y, Paras C, Morris JC, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. The cysteine-rich amino terminus of the thyrotropin receptor is the immunodominant linear antibody epitope in mice immunized using naked deoxyribonucleic acid or adenovirus vectors. Endocrinology. 2003 May; 144(5):1718-25.
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  48. Kita-Furuyama M, Nagayama Y, Pichurin P, McLachlan SM, Rapoport B, Eguchi K. Dendritic cells infected with adenovirus expressing the thyrotrophin receptor induce Graves' hyperthyroidism in BALB/c mice. Clin Exp Immunol. 2003 Feb; 131(2):234-40.
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  49. Latrofa F, Pichurin P, Guo J, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. Thyroglobulin-thyroperoxidase autoantibodies are polyreactive, not bispecific: analysis using human monoclonal autoantibodies. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2003 Jan; 88(1):371-8.
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  50. Pichurin PN, Guo J, Estienne V, Carayon P, Ruf J, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. Evidence that the complement control protein-epidermal growth factor-like domain of thyroid peroxidase lies on the fringe of the immunodominant region recognized by autoantibodies. Thyroid. 2002 Dec; 12(12):1085-95.
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  51. Pichurin P, Schwarz-Lauer L, Braley-Mullen H, Paras C, Pichurina O, Morris JC, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. Peptide scanning for thyrotropin receptor T-cell epitopes in mice vaccinated with naked DNA. Thyroid. 2002 Sep; 12(9):755-64.
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  52. Chazenbalk GD, Pichurin P, Chen CR, Latrofa F, Johnstone AP, McLachlan SM, Rapoport B. Thyroid-stimulating autoantibodies in Graves disease preferentially recognize the free A subunit, not the thyrotropin holoreceptor. J Clin Invest. 2002 Jul; 110(2):209-17.
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  53. Pichurin P, Pichurina O, Chazenbalk GD, Paras C, Chen CR, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. Immune deviation away from Th1 in interferon-gamma knockout mice does not enhance TSH receptor antibody production after naked DNA vaccination. Endocrinology. 2002 Apr; 143(4):1182-9.
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  54. Pichurin P, Yan XM, Farilla L, Guo J, Chazenbalk GD, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. Naked TSH receptor DNA vaccination: A TH1 T cell response in which interferon-gamma production, rather than antibody, dominates the immune response in mice. Endocrinology. 2001 Aug; 142(8):3530-6.
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  55. Pichurin P, Guo J, Yan X, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. Human monoclonal autoantibodies to B-cell epitopes outside the thyroid peroxidase autoantibody immunodominant region. Thyroid. 2001 Apr; 11(4):301-13.
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  56. Chazenbalk GD, McLachlan SM, Pichurin P, Yan XM, Rapoport B. A prion-like shift between two conformational forms of a recombinant thyrotropin receptor A-subunit module: purification and stabilization using chemical chaperones of the form reactive with Graves' autoantibodies. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2001 Mar; 86(3):1287-93.
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  57. Pichurin P, Guo J, Yan X-M, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. B cell epitopes outside the thyroid peroxidase autoantibody immunodominant region. Thyroid. 2001; 11:301-313.
  58. Pichurin P, Yan X-M, Farilla L, Chazenbalk GD, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. Naked thyrotropin receptor DNA vaccination: A Th1 T cell response in which interferon-γ production, rather than antibody, dominates the immune response in mice. Endocrinology. 2001; 142:3530-3536.
  59. Yan XM, Guo J, Pichurin P, Tanaka K, Jaume JC, Rapoport B, McLachlan SM. Cytokines, IgG subclasses and costimulation in a mouse model of thyroid autoimmunity induced by injection of fibroblasts co-expressing MHC class II and thyroid autoantigens. Clin Exp Immunol. 2000 Nov; 122(2):170-9.
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  60. Chazenbalk GD, Pichurin P, McLachlan SM, Rapoport B. A direct binding assay for thyrotropin receptor autoantibodies. Thyroid. 1999 Nov; 9(11):1057-61.
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