• 2094 Citations
  • 27 h-Index
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Research Output 1975 2019

  • 2094 Citations
  • 27 h-Index
  • 95 Article
  • 1 Chapter
2019
Coproporphyrinogen Oxidase
Cystathionine
Lyases
Erythropoiesis
Biosynthesis
Open Access
Coproporphyrinogen Oxidase
Porphyrins
Feces
Neonatal Anemia
Erythrocytes
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Novel effects of phytoestrogenic soy isoflavones on serum calcium and chloride in premenopausal women: A 2-year double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study

Lu, L., Chen, N. W., Nayeem, F., Ramanujam, V-M., Kuo, Y. F., Brunder, D. G., Nagamani, M. & Anderson, K., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Clinical Nutrition.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calcium Chloride
Isoflavones
varespladib methyl
Placebos
Genistein
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

Riboflavin as an independent and accurate biomarker for adherence in a randomized double-blind and placebo-controlled clinical trial

Ramanujam, V-M., Nayeem, F., Anderson, K., Kuo, Y. F., Chen, N. W., Ju, H. & Lu, L., Dec 22 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Biomarkers. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Riboflavin
Controlled Clinical Trials
Biomarkers
Placebos
Clinical Trials
2015
18 Citations (Scopus)

Liver transplantation for acute intermittent porphyria: Biochemical and pathologic studies of the explanted liver

Yasuda, M., Erwin, A. L., Liu, L. U., Balwani, M., Chen, B., Kadirvel, S., Gan, L., Fie, M. I., Gordon, R. E., Yu, C., Clavero, S., Arvelakis, A., Naik, H., Martin, L. D., Phillips, J. D., Anderson, K., Ramanujam, V-M., Florman, S. S. & Desnick, R. J., Jun 5 2015, In : Molecular Medicine. 21, p. 487-495 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute Intermittent Porphyria
Aminolevulinic Acid
Liver Transplantation
Porphobilinogen
Liver
18 Citations (Scopus)

Porphyria diagnostics-part 1: A brief overview of the porphyrias

Ramanujam, V-M. & Anderson, K., 2015, In : Current Protocols in Human Genetics. 2015, p. 17.20.1-17.20.26

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Porphyrias
Erythropoietic Porphyria
Erythropoietic Protoporphyria
Heme
Porphyria Cutanea Tarda
2013
32 Citations (Scopus)

Lead, mercury, cadmium, chromium, nickel, copper, zinc, calcium, iron, manganese and chromium (VI) levels in Nigeria and United States of America cement dust

Ogunbileje, J., Ramanujam, V-M., Anetor, J. I., Farombi, E. O., Akinosun, O. M. & Okorodudu, A., Mar 2013, In : Chemosphere. 90, 11, p. 2743-2749 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mercury (metal)
Chromium
Manganese
Nigeria
Nickel
2012
40 Citations (Scopus)

Absence of amyloid β oligomers at the postsynapse and regulated synaptic Zn2+in cognitively intact aged individuals with Alzheimer's disease neuropathology

Bjorklund, N. L., Reese, L. C., Ramanujam, V-M., Ghirardi, V., Woltjer, R. L. & Taglialatela, G., May 28 2012, In : Molecular Neurodegeneration. 7, 1, 23.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amyloid
Alzheimer Disease
Synaptic Vesicles
Synapses
Hippocampus
43 Citations (Scopus)

Low-Dose Hydroxychloroquine Is as Effective as Phlebotomy in Treatment of Patients With Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

Singal, A. K., Kormos-Hallberg, C., Lee, C., Ramanujam, V-M., Grady, J. J., Freeman, D. H. & Anderson, K., Dec 2012, In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 10, 12, p. 1402-1409 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Porphyria Cutanea Tarda
Hydroxychloroquine
Phlebotomy
Therapeutics
Porphyrins
26 Citations (Scopus)
Zinc
Autopsy
Alzheimer Disease
Brain
Synaptic Vesicles
2011
1 Citation (Scopus)

Mercury exposure through diet in pregnant women and women of childbearing age

Ramanujam, V-M., Wilson, D. T., Ramanujam, C. L., Lederman, R. P., Grady, J. J. & Alcock, N. W., Dec 2011, In : Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry. 93, 10, p. 2098-2110 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

childbearing
Nutrition
Mercury
Fish
Pregnant Women
11 Citations (Scopus)

Riboflavin as an oral tracer for monitoring compliance in clinical research

Ramanujam, V-M., Anderson, K., Grady, J. J., Nayeem, F. & Lu, L., 2011, In : Open Biomarkers Journal. 4, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Riboflavin
Compliance
Monitoring
Research
Isoflavones
2010
352 Citations (Scopus)

Bioaccumulation and toxicity of gold nanoparticles after repeated administration in mice

Lasagna-Reeves, C., Gonzalez-Romero, D., Barria, M. A., Olmedo, I., Clos, A., Ramanujam, V-M., Urayama, A., Vergara, L., Kogan, M. J. & Soto, C., Mar 19 2010, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 393, 4, p. 649-655 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioaccumulation
Gold
Nanoparticles
Toxicity
Tissue
11 Citations (Scopus)

Up-regulation of heme oxygenase-1 in rat spleen after aniline exposure

Wang, J., Ma, H., Boor, P. J., Ramanujam, V-M., Ansari, G. & Khan, M., Feb 15 2010, In : Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 48, 4, p. 513-518 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heme Oxygenase-1
Rats
Up-Regulation
Spleen
Iron
2009
29 Citations (Scopus)

Human retinal cadmium accumulation as a factor in the etiology of age-related macular degeneration

Wills, N. K., Kalariya, N., Ramanujam, V-M., Lewis, J. R., Haji Abdollahi, S., Husain, A. & van Kuijk, F. J. G. M., Jun 15 2009, In : Experimental Eye Research. 89, 1, p. 79-87 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macular Degeneration
Cadmium
Retina
Body Burden
Retinal Diseases
31 Citations (Scopus)

Zinc Binding in Pestivirus Npro Is Required for Interferon Regulatory Factor 3 Interaction and Degradation

Szymanski, M. R., Fiebach, A. R., Tratschin, J. D., Gut, M., Ramanujam, V-M., Gottipati, K., Patel, P., Ye, M., Ruggli, N. & Choi, K., Aug 14 2009, In : Journal of Molecular Biology. 391, 2, p. 438-449 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pestivirus
Interferon Regulatory Factor-3
Classical swine fever virus
Zinc
Cysteine
2008
37 Citations (Scopus)

Cadmium accumulation in the human retina: Effects of age, gender, and cellular toxicity

Wills, N. K., Ramanujam, V-M., Chang, J., Kalariya, N., Lewis, J. R., Weng, T. X. & van Kuijk, F. J. G. M., Jan 2008, In : Experimental Eye Research. 86, 1, p. 41-51 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cadmium
Retinal Pigment Epithelium
Retina
Atomic Spectrophotometry
Graphite
41 Citations (Scopus)

Copper and zinc distribution in the human retina: Relationship to cadmium accumulation, age, and gender

Wills, N. K., Ramanujam, V-M., Kalariya, N., Lewis, J. R. & van Kuijk, F. J. G. M., Aug 2008, In : Experimental Eye Research. 87, 2, p. 80-88 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cadmium
Retina
Zinc
Copper
Retinal Pigment Epithelium
13 Citations (Scopus)

Zinc, iron and phytic acid levels of some popular foods consumed by rural children in Sri Lanka

Karunaratne, A. M., Amerasinghe, P. H., Ramanujam, V-M., Sandstead, H. H. & Perera, P. A. J., Sep 2008, In : Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 21, 6, p. 481-488 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sri Lanka
Phytic Acid
phytic acid
Zinc
Iron
58 Citations (Scopus)

Zinc deficiency in Mexican American children: Influence of zinc and other micronutrients on T cells, cytokines, and antiinflammatory plasma proteins

Sandstead, H. H., Prasad, A. S., Penland, J. G., Beck, F. W. J., Kaplan, J., Egger, N. G., Alcock, N. W., Carroll, R., Ramanujam, V-M., Dayal, H. H., Rocco, C. D., Ann Plotkin, R. & Zavaleta, A. N., Oct 1 2008, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 88, 4, p. 1067-1073 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Micronutrients
Zinc
Blood Proteins
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Cytokines
2007
23 Citations (Scopus)

Association between zinc pool sizes and iron stores in premenopausal women without anaemia

Yokoi, K., Sandstead, H. H., Egger, N. G., Alcock, N. W., Ramanujam, V-M., Dayal, H. H. & Penland, J. G., Dec 2007, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 98, 6, p. 1214-1223 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ferritins
Zinc
Anemia
Iron
Serum
15 Citations (Scopus)

Local injection of insulin-zinc stimulates DNA synthesis in skin donor site wound

Zhang, X. J., Chinkes, D. L., Ramanujam, V-M. & Wolfe, R. R., Mar 2007, In : Wound Repair and Regeneration. 15, 2, p. 258-265 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zinc
Insulin
Skin
Injections
DNA
121 Citations (Scopus)

Mercury, lead, and zinc in baby teeth of children with autism versus controls

Adams, J. B., Romdalvik, J., Ramanujam, V-M. & Legator, M. S., Jan 2007, In : Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health - Part A: Current Issues. 70, 12, p. 1046-1051 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Deciduous Tooth
Autistic Disorder
Mercury
Zinc
Anti-Bacterial Agents
2005
92 Citations (Scopus)

A 27-amino-acid synthetic peptide corresponding to the NH 2-terminal zinc-binding domain of endostatin is responsible for its antitumor activity

Sjin, R. M. T. T., Satchi-Fainaro, R., Birsner, A. E., Ramanujam, V-M., Folkman, J. & Javaherian, K., May 1 2005, In : Cancer Research. 65, 9, p. 3656-3663 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endostatins
Zinc
Amino Acids
Peptides
Histidine
22 Citations (Scopus)

Iron release and oxidative DNA damage in splenic toxicity of aniline

Wu, X., Kannan, S., Ramanujam, V-M. & Khan, M., Apr 23 2005, In : Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health - Part A. 68, 8, p. 657-666 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aniline
DNA Damage
Toxicity
DNA
Iron
2003
30 Citations (Scopus)

Association between plasma zinc concentration and zinc kinetic parameters in premenopausal women

Yokoi, K., Egger, N. G., Ramanujam, V-M., Alcock, N. W., Dayal, H. H., Penland, J. G. & Sandstead, H. H., Nov 2003, In : American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism. 285, 5 48-5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kinetic parameters
Zinc
Plasmas
Dietary supplements
Taste Threshold
1999
17 Citations (Scopus)

Polyatomics in zinc isotope ratio analysis of plasma samples by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry and applicability of nonextracted samples for zinc kinetics

Ramanujam, V-M., Yokoi, K., Egger, N. G., Dayal, H. H., Alcock, N. W. & Sandstead, H. H., 1999, In : Biological Trace Element Research. 68, 2, p. 143-158 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zinc Isotopes
Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Isotopes
Zinc
Mass Spectrometry
1998
9 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution of uranium-238 in environmental samples from a residential area impacted by mining and milling activities

McConnell, M. A., Ramanujam, V-M., Alcock, N. W., Gabehart, G. J. & William, W. A. U., 1998, In : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 17, 5, p. 841-850 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uranium
uranium
Soil
Soils
Water Wells
22 Citations (Scopus)

Population monitoring: Experience with residents exposed to uranium mining/milling waste

Au, W. W., McConnell, M. A., Wilkinson, G. S., Ramanujam, V-M. & Alcock, N., Sep 20 1998, In : Mutation Research - Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis. 405, 2, p. 237-245 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uranium
Soil
Health
Population
Health Services Needs and Demand
1997
1 Citation (Scopus)

Mathematical models for twentyfour-hour and nine-day zinc kinetics in humans

Yokoi, K., Ramanujam, V-M., Egger, N. G., Dayal, H. H., Alcock, N. W. & Sandstead, H. H., 1997, In : FASEB Journal. 11, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zinc Isotopes
Zinc
Theoretical Models
mathematical models
zinc

Potential mercury exposure through diet in pregnant women and women of childbearing age

Alcock, N. W., Lederman, R., Wilson, D., Vela-Perez, T. & Ramanujam, V-M., 1997, In : FASEB Journal. 11, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pregnant women
Nutrition
Mercury
mercury
Pregnant Women

Relationship between body composition and rapidly exchangeable zinc pool in humans

Egger, N. G., Yokoi, K., Ramanujam, V-M., Dayal, H. H., Alcock, N. W. & Sandstead, H. H., 1997, In : FASEB Journal. 11, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Composition
body composition
Zinc
zinc
Chemical analysis

Simplified pretreatment method for plasma samples applicable to zinc kinetic studies

Ramanujam, V-M., Yokoi, K., Egger, N. G., Dayal, H. H., Alcock, N. W. & Sandstead, H. H., 1997, In : FASEB Journal. 11, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zinc
isotopes
Isotopes
pretreatment
zinc
1996
2 Citations (Scopus)
Sex Factors
Isoflavones
Soybeans
Fabaceae
Gas Chromatography
1995
64 Citations (Scopus)

Altered time course of urinary daidzein and genistein excretion during chronic soya diet in healthy male subjects

Lu, L., Grady, J. J., Ramanujam, V-M., Anderson, K. & Anderson, K. E., 1995, In : Nutrition and Cancer. 24, 3, p. 311-323 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Isoflavones
daidzein
Genistein
healthy diet
genistein
50 Citations (Scopus)

A simplified method to quantify isoflavones in commercial soybean diets and human urine after legume consumption

Lu, L. J. W., Broemeling, L. D., Marshall, M. V. & Ramanujam, V-M., 1995, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 4, 5, p. 497-503 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Isoflavones
Soybeans
Fabaceae
Eating
Urine
36 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of effect levels of chemicals from quantitative structure-activity relationship (QSAR) models. I. Chronic lowest-observed-adverse-effect level (LOAEL)

Mumtaz, M. M., Knauf, L. A., Reisman, D. J., Peirano, W. B., DeRosa, C. T., Gombar, V. K., Enslein, K., Carter, J. R., Blake, B. W., Huque, K. I. & Ramanujam, V-M., 1995, In : Toxicology Letters. 79, 1-3, p. 131-143 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship
National Cancer Institute (U.S.)
Environmental Health
Feasibility Studies
Toxicology
23 Citations (Scopus)

Effluent from bauxite factory induces developmental and reproductive damage in sea urchins

Trieff, N. M., Romaña, L. A., Esposito, A., Oral, R., Quiniou, F., Iaccarino, M., Alcock, N., Ramanujam, V-M. & Pagano, G., Feb 1995, In : Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 28, 2, p. 173-177 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sea Urchins
Aluminum Oxide
bauxite
Sewage
Toxicity
1994
14 Citations (Scopus)

Levels of polychlorodibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans in crab tissues from the Newark/Raritan Bay system

Cai, Z., Ramanujam, V-M., Gross, M. L., Cristini, A. & Tucker, R. K., 1994, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 28, 8, p. 1528-1534 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dibenzofuran
dioxin
crab
TCDD
Tissue
37 Citations (Scopus)

Liquid—Solid Extraction and Fast Atom Bombardment High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry for the Determination of Hydroxyatrazine in Water at Low—ppt Levels

Cai, Z., Ramanujam, V-M., Gross, M. L., Monson, S. J., Cassada, D. A. & Spalding, R. F., Dec 1 1994, In : Analytical Chemistry. 66, 23, p. 4202-4209 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mass spectrometry
Ions
Atoms
Water
Liquids
21 Citations (Scopus)

Mass-Profile Monitoring in Trace Analysis: Identification of Polychlorodibenzothiophenes in Crab Tissues Collected from the Newark/Raritan Bay System

Cal, Z., Glblln, D. E., Ramanujam, V-M., Gross, M. L. & Crlstlnl, A., Aug 1 1994, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 28, 8, p. 1535-1538 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trace analysis
dioxin
crab
Tissue
Monitoring
1993
57 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of atrazine in water at low- and sub-parts-per-trillion levels by using solid-phase extraction and gas chromatography/high-resolution mass spectrometry

Cai, Z., Ramanujam, V-M., Giblin, D. E., Gross, M. L. & Spalding, R. F., Jan 1 1993, In : Analytical Chemistry. 65, 1, p. 21-26 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrazine
Gas chromatography
Mass spectrometry
Column chromatography
Water
5 Citations (Scopus)

Formation of CH3CH2OCH3 and ˙CH2 +OHCH2CH3 from ionized 2‐ethoxyethanol and theoretical and experimental studies of the reactions of ˙CH2 +OHCH2CH3

McAdoo, D. J., Hudson, C. E., Ramanujam, V-M. & George, M., 1993, In : Organic Mass Spectrometry. 28, 10, p. 1210-1217 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Monoxide
Hydrogen
Theoretical Models
dissociation
Water
34 Citations (Scopus)

Herbicide trace analysis by high-resolution fast atom bombardment mass spectrometry: Quantification of low parts per trillion levels of atrazine in water

Caldwell, K. A., Ramanujam, V-M., Cai, Z., Gross, M. L. & Spalding, R. F., Sep 1 1993, In : Analytical Chemistry. 65, 17, p. 2372-2379 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trace analysis
Atrazine
Herbicides
Mass spectrometry
Atoms
1992
32 Citations (Scopus)

The mutagenic effects of low level sub-acute inhalation exposure to benzene in CD-1 mice

Ward, J. B., Ammenheuser, M. M., Ramanujam, V-M., Morris, D. L., Whorton, E. B. & Legator, M. S., 1992, In : Mutation Research - Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis. 268, 1, p. 49-57 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inhalation Exposure
Benzene
Lymphocytes
Spleen
Mutation
1991
8 Citations (Scopus)

Ba2+ release from soda glass modifies single maxi K+ channel activity in patch clamp experiments

Copello, J., Simon, B., Segal, Y., Wehner, F., Ramanujam, V-M., Alcock, N. & Reuss, L., 1991, In : Biophysical Journal. 60, 4, p. 931-941 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Large-Conductance Calcium-Activated Potassium Channels
Glass
Ion Channels
Necturus
Ions
26 Citations (Scopus)

Chromosome aberrations in lymphocytes of mice after sub-acute low-level inhalation exposure to benzene

Au, W. W., Ramanujam, V-M., Ward, J. B. & Legator, M. S., 1991, In : Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology. 260, 2, p. 219-224 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inhalation Exposure
Lymphocytes
Chromosomes
Benzene
Aberrations
9 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanism of clastogenic and co-clastogenic activity of cremophore with benzene in mice

Au, W. W., Anwar, W., Paolini, M., Ramanujam, V-M. & Cantelli-Forti, G., Jan 1991, In : Carcinogenesis. 12, 1, p. 53-57 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Benzene
Mouse
Erythrocyte
Isoenzymes
Dose
Porphyrias
Water Quality
Benzene
Water quality
Toxicity
1990
5 Citations (Scopus)

Antimutagenic effects of dimethyl sulfoxide on metabolism and genotoxicity of benzene in vivo.

Au, W. W., Anwar, W. A., Hanania, E. & Ramanujam, V-M., 1990, In : Basic Life Sciences. 52, p. 389-393 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antimutagenic Agents
Mutagenicity Tests
Inbred ICR Mouse
Micronucleus Tests
Phenols