Selected Publications:

1. Ropeleski M. J., Tang J., Musch M. W. and Chang E. B. Interleukin-11 induced heat shock protein 25 confers intestinal epithelial specific cytoprotection from oxidant stress. Gastroenterology 124: 1358-1368, 2003

2. Kojima K, Musch MW, Ropeleski MJ, Boone DL, Ma A, Chang EB. E. coli Lipopolysaccharide Induces Heat Shock Protein 25 in Intestinal Epithelial Cells Through MAP Kinase Activation. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 286:G645-52, 2004

3. Elaine O. Petrof, Keishi Kojima, Mark J. Ropeleski, Mark W. Musch, Yun Tao, Claudio De Simone, and Eugene B. Chang. Probiotics Inhibit NF-kB Activity and Induce Heat Shock Proteins in Colonic Epithelial Cells Through Proteasome Inhibition. Gastroenterology 127:1474-87, 2004

4. Mark J. Ropeleski, Jacob R. Riehm, Kathy Baer, Mark W. Musch and Eugene B. Chang. Anti-Apoptotic Effects of L-glutamine Mediated Transcriptional Modulation of the Heat Shock Protein 72 during Heat Shock.  Gastroenterology 129: 170-184, 2005

5. Kuljit Parhar, Kathy A. Baer, Kristy Parker, and Mark J. Ropeleski. Short-chain fatty acid mediated phosphorylation of heat shock protein 25: effects on camptothecin-induced apoptosis. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 291:G178-88, 2006

6. Kittiporn Phanvijhitsiri, Mark W. Musch, Mark J Ropeleski, and Eugene Chang. Heat-Induction of Heat Shock Protein 25 Requires Cellular Glutamine in Intestinal Epithelial Cells. AJP: Cell Physiology 291:C290-9, 2006