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Publications - Dr. Andrew Tsin


 

2014

85.  Gonzalez-Fernandez, F. Sung, D., Haswell, K., Tsin, A. and Ghosh, D. Thiol-dependent Antioxidant Activity of Interphotoreceptor Retinoid-Binding Protein. Experimental Eye Research, 120 : 167 - 174, 2014.
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84.  Muniz, A., Greene, W.A., Plamper, M.L., Choi, H.H., Johnson, A.J., Tsin, A.T. and Wang, H-C. Retinoid Uptake, Processing, and Secretion in Human iPS RPE Support the Visual Cycle. Invest. Opthamology & Visual Science, 55: 198-209, 2014.
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2013

83.  Yust B. G., Sardar D.K., Mimun L.C., Gangadharan A.K, and Tsin A.T., Rare Earth Doped Nanoparticles in Imaging and PDT. Nanoscale Imaging, Sensing, and Actuation for Biomedical Applications X. 8594: 85940D, 2013.
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82.  Obregon D.I., Betts-Obregon B.S., Yust B, Pedraza F., Ortiz A., Sardar D, and Tsin, AT..Effect of Silver Coating on Barium Titanium Oxide Nanoparticle Toxicity. Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 787 (2013) pp 404-407. © (2013) Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.787.404 , 2013.
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81.  F. J. Barrera, B.Yust, L. C. Mimun, K. L. Nash, A. T. Tsin, D. K. Sardar, Optical and Spectroscopic Properties of Human Whole Blood and Plasma with and without Y2O3 and Nd3+:Y2O3 Nanoparticles. Lasers in Medical Science, E-publication ahead of print - DOI 10.1007/s10103-013-1268-7, 2013.
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80.  Parvathaneni, K. Grigsby, J.G.,Betts, B, Tsin, A.T.C. Estrogen-Induced Retinal Endothelial Cell Proliferation-Possible Involvement of PEDF and PI3K/MAPK Pathways. Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 29 (1): 27-32, 2013.
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2012

79.  B. Yust, N. Razavi, F. Pedraza, Z. Elliott, A. Tsin, and D. Sardar, Enhancement of nonlinear optical properties of BaTiO3  nanoparticles by the addition of silver seeds, Opt. Express 20, 26511-26520 (2012).
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78.  Grisby, J. Betts, B.S. Vidro, E. Culbert, R., Tsin, A.T.C. A Possible Role of Acrolein in Diabetic Retinopathy: Involvement of a VEGF/ TGFβ Signaling Pathway of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium in Hyperglycemia. Current Eye Research 2012, 37: 1045-1053, 2012.
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77.  Betts, B.S., Obregon, I., and Tsin A.T.C. Cultured Müller cells from mammals can synthesize and accumulate retinyl esters. Experimental Eye Research, 101: 56-59, 2012.
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76.  Grigsby, G.J., Allen, D.M., Culbert, R.B., Escobedo, G., Partheneni, K., Betts, B.S. and Tsin, A.T.C. The Role of Sex Hormones in Diabetic Retinopathy. In: Diabetic Retinopathy, InTech Publishing Co., Ch:17:331-356, 2012.
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2011

75.  Betts, B.S. Parvathaneni,K., Yendluri,. B, Grigsby, J. and Tsin, A.T.C. Ginsenoside Rb1 Induces ARPE-19 Proliferation and reduces VEGF release. ISRN Ophthalmology, epub 2011. (doi:10.5402/2011/184295)
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74.  Yust, B. G., Sardar, D. K., and Tsin, A. Phase Conjugating Nanomirrors: Utilizing Optical Phase Conjugation for Imaging. Proc. SPIE 7908: 1-7, 2011.
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73.  Grigsby, J.G., Parvathaneni, K., Kalhor, S.G., Vidro, E.K., Allen, D. M. and Tsin, A.T.C. Effects of Tamoxifen Versus Raloxifene on Retinal Capillary Endothelial Cell Proliferation. Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 27(3):225-233, 2011.
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72.  Vidro, E.K., Yendluri, B.B., Thai, T.L. and Tsin, A.T. NBHA Modulates Acrolein-Induced Pro-angiogenic Cytokine Release by ARPE-19 Cells: Involvement of TGFβ and SMAD3. Current Eye Res., 36(4): 370-378, 2011.
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2010

71.  Yust B. G., Sardar D. K., Tsin A. T., A Comparison of Methods for Determining Optical Properties of Thin Samples. Optical Interactions with Tissues and Cells, 7562:75620C, 2010.
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2009

70.  Muniz, A., Betts, B., Trevino, A. R., Buddavarapu, K., Ma, J-X and Tsin, A.T. Evidence of two retinoid cycles in the cone-dominated chicken eye. Biochemistry, 48: 6854-6863, 2009.
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69.  Sardar, D., Yust, B.G., Barrera, F.J., Mimun, L.C., and Tsin, A.T.C. Optical absorption and scattering of bovine cornea, lens and retina in the visible region. Lasers in Medical Sciences, 24: 839-847, 2009.
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2008

68.  Vidro, E., Gee, S., Unda, T., Ma, J-X., and Tsin, A.T. Glucose and TGFβ2 Modulate the Viability of cultured Human Retinal Pericytes and their VEGF Release. Current Eye Research, 33: 984-993, 2008.
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2007

67.  Muniz, A. Villazana-Espinoza, E.T., A.L. Trevino, S.G., D.M. and Tsin, A.T.C. A novel cone visual cycle in the cone-dominated retina. Experimental Eye Research, 85: 175-184, 2007.
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66.  Sardar, D.K., Swanland, G-Y., Yow, R. M., Thomas, R. J. and Tsin, A.T.C. Optical properties of ocular tissues in the near infrared region; Laser in Medical Sciences, 22: 46-52, 2007.
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2006

65.  Heimsath, E.G., Unda, R., Vidro, E., Muniz, A., Villazana-Espinoza, E. and Tsin, A.T.C. APRE-19 Cell Growth and Cell Functions in a Euglycemic Culture Media. Current Eye Research, 31: 1073-1080, 2006.
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64.  Muniz, A. Villazana-Espinoza, E., Thackeray, B. and Tsin, A.T.C. 11-cis-Acyl-CoA:Retinol O-Acyltransferase Activity in the Primary Culture of Chicken Müller Cells. Biochemistry, 45: 12265-73, 2006.
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63.  Villazana-Espinoza, E. Harch, A. and Tsin, A.T.C. Effect of light exposure on accumulation depletion of retinyl ester in the chicken retina. Experimental Eye Research. 83: 871-876, 2006.
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62.  Vogt, R., Unda,R., L.C. Yeh, E. Vidro, J.C. Lee and Tsin, A.T.C. Bone Morphogenic Protein-4 Enhances Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Secretion by Human Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry 98: 1196-1202, 2006.
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2005

61.  Trevino, S.G., Villazana-Espinoza, E.T., Muniz, A. and Tsin, A.T.C. Retinoid Cycles in the Cone-Dominated Chicken Retina. J. Expt. Biology 208: 4151-4157, 2005.
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60.  Sardar, D.J., Yow, R.M., Tsin, A.T.C. and Sardar, R. Optical scattering, absorption and polarization of healthy and neovascularized human retinal tissues. Journal of Biomedical Optics 10: 051501-051508, 2005.
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59.  Trevino, S.G., Schuschereba, S.T., Bowman, P.D. and Tsin, A.T.C. Lecithin:Retinol Acyltransferase in ARPE-19. Experimental Eye Research 80: 897-900, 2005.
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2004

58.  Sardar, D.K., Perez, J.J., Salinas, F.S. and Tsin, A.T.C. Optical characterization of bovine retinal tissues. Journal of Biomedical Optics 9: 624-631, 2004.
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2003

57.  Chen, M., Thomson, A., Tsin, A. and Basu, T. The hepatic retinyl ester hydrolase activity is depressed at the onset of diabetes in BB rats. British Journal of Nutrition. 89:231-238, 2003.
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2001

56.  Tsin, A.T.C., Mata, N., Villazana, E. and Vidro, E. New Developments in the Visual Cycle: functional role of 11-cis retinyl esters in the retinal pigment epithelium. HK J Ophthalmology 5: 25-29, 2001.
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2000

55.  Gamble, M.V., Mata, N.L., Tsin, A.T., Mertz, J.R. and Blaner, W.S. Substrate specificities and 13-cis-retinoic acid inhibition of human, mouse and bovine cis-retinol dehydrogenases. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1476:3-8, 2000.
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54.  Ju, J., Dixon, W.T., Tsin, A.T.C. and Basu, T.K. The Metabolic Availability of Vitamin A is Decreased at the Onset of Diabetes in BB Rats. Journal of Nutrition 130: 1958-1962, 2000.
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53.  Tsin, A.T.C., Mata, N.L., Ray, J.A. and Villazana, E.T. Substrate Specificities of Retinyl ester Hydrolases in Retinal Pigment Epithelium. Methods in Enzymology 36:604-612, 2000.
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1999

52.  Vidro, E. Basu, T.K. and Tsin, A. Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and vitamin A metabolism. Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition, 26: 155-160, 1999.
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1998

51.  Sena, L.P., Vanderjagt, D.J., Rivera, C, Tsin, A.T.C., Muhamadu, I., Mahamadou, O., Millson, M., Pastuszyn, A. and Glew, R.H. Analysis of nutritional components of eight famine foods of the Republic of Niger. Plant Foods for Human Nutrition. 52: 17-30, 1998.
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50.  Mata, N.L. and Tsin, A.T.C. Distribution of 11-cis LRAT, 11-cis RD and 11-cis REH in Bovine RPE Membranes. Biochimica Biophysica Acta 1394: 16-22, 1998.
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49.  Mata, N.L., Villazana, E.T. and Tsin, A.T.C. Co-Localization of 11-cis Retinyl Esters and Retinyl Ester Hydrolase Activity in RPE plasma membrane. Invest. Ophthal. Vis. Sci. 39:1312-1319 (1998).
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48.  Mata, J.R., Mata, N.L. and Tsin, A.T.C. Substrate specificity of retinyl ester hydrolase activity in retinal pigment epithelium. J. Lipid Research 39:604-612 (1998).
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1996

47.  Mata, N.L., Mata, J.R. and Tsin, A.T.C. Comparison of retinyl ester hydrolase activities in bovine liver and retinal pigment epithelium. Journal of Lipid Research, 37:1947-1952 (1996).
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46.  Ziari, S.A., Mireles, V.L., Cantu, C.G., Cervantes, M., Tsin, A.T.C. and Glew, B.H. Serum Vitamin A, Vitamin E, and Beta-Carotene Levels in Preeclamptic Women in Northen Nigeria. American Journal of Perinatology, 13:287-291 (1996).
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45.  Tuitoek, P.J., Ziari, S., Tsin, A.T.C., Rajotte, R.V., Suh, M-Y and Basu, T.P. Streptozotocin-induced diabetes in rats is associated with impaired metabolic availability of vitamin A (retinol). British Journal of Nutrition, 75:615-622 (1996).
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1995

44.  Tuitoek, P., Lakey, J., Rajotte, R., Ziari, S., Tsin, A.T.C. and Basu, T. Effect of insulin treatment on zinc supplementation on vitamin A status in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition, 19:165-173 (1995).
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43.  Bustamante, J.J., Ziari, S., Ramirez, R.D. and Tsin, A.T.C. Retinyl ester hydrolase and the visual cycle in the chicken eye. American Journal of Physiology, 269: R1346-R1350 (1995).
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1993

42.  Sun, J.H., Reiter, R.J., Hattori, A., Kaga, K., Herbert, D.C., Tsin, A.T.C. Phototransduction related circadian changes in indoleamine metabolism in the chick pineal gland in-vivo. J. Pineal Research, 15: 132-137 (1993).
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41.  Tsin, A.T.C., Griffin, B.W., Mata, N.L., Yu, H-S., Williams, G.W., Crider, J.Y., and Chandler, M.L. Vitamin A homeostasis in diabetic rat. Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition, 15: 23-31 (1993).
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40.  Colston, J.T., Kumar, P., Rael, E.D., Tsin, A.T.C., Valdez, J.J., and Chambers, J.P. Detection of sub-nanogram quantities of Mojave toxin via enzyme immunoassay with light addressable potentiometric detector. Biosensor and Bioelectronics, 8: 117-121 (1993).
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39.  Yu, H-S., Tsin, A.T.C., and Reiter, R.J. Melatonin: history, biosynthesis and assay methodology. In: Melatonin, Biosynthesis, Physiological Effects and Clinical Application, ed. Yu, H-S., and Reiter, R.J. Boca Raton: CRC Press, pp. 1-16, 1993.
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38.  Suzuki, T., Terakita, A., and Tsin, A.T.C. Retinoid metabolism and conversion of retinol to 3-dehydroretinol. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, 105B, 257-261 (1993).
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1992

37.  Mata, N.L., Tsin, A.T.C., and Chambers, J.P. Hydrolysis of 11-cis and all-trans-retinyl palmitate by retinal pigment epithelium microsomes. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 267: 9794-9799 (1992).
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36.  Tsin, A.T.C., and Malsbury, D.W. Bile salt independent retinyl ester hydrolase in the bovine eye. Brain Research Bulletin, 28: 121-125 (1992).
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1991

35.  Sun, J-H., Reiter, R.J. Mata, N.L., and Tsin, A.T.C. Identification of 11-cis retinal and demonstration of its light-induced isomerization in the chicken pineal gland. Neuroscience Letters, 133: 97-99 (1991).
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1990

34.  Sanders-Sanchez, S., Malsbury, D. and Tsin, A.T.C. Comparison of retinal pigment epithelial cells from the bovine eye. Experientia, 46: 498-500 (1990).
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33.  Cammer, T., Malsbury, D., and Tsin, A.T.C. Vitamin A metabolism in the baboon eye. Brain Research Bulletin, 24: 755-757 (1990).
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32.  Chambers, J.P., Kumar, P., Tsin, A.T.C., and Valdez, J.J. Partial characterization of a high-affinity [Ca2++Mg2+]-dependent ATPase from bovine retina. Experimental Eye Research, 50: 127-134 (1990).
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1989

31.  Tsin, A.T.C., Phillips, T.S., and Reiter, R.J. An evaluation on the level of retinoids in the bovine pineal body. In: Advances in Pineal Research, Vol. 3, ed. S.F. Pang and R.J. Reiter, London: John Libbey and Co., pp. 147-150 (1989).
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30.  Tsin, A.T.C., Gentles, S.N., and Castillo, E.A. Selective utilization of serum vitamin A for visual pigment formation. J. Experimental Biology, 142: 207-214 (1989).
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29.  Rodriguez, K.A., and Tsin, A.T.C. Retinyl esters in the Vertebrate Neuroretina. American Journal of Physiology, 256: R255-R258 (1989).
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28.  Phillips, S.R., Tsin, A.T.C., Reiter, R.J., and Malsbury, D.M. Retinoids in the bovine pineal gland. Brain Research Bulletin, 22: 259-261 (1989).
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1988

27.  Tsin, A.T.C., Pedrozo-Fernandez, H.A., Gallas, J.M., and Chambers, J.P. Quantum Yield of 3,4-didehydroretinol (vitamin A2). Life Sciences, 43: 1379-1384 (1988).
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26.  Tsin, A.T.C., and Chambers, J.P. Light and temperature effect on the retinyl ester hydrolase activity and visual pigment composition. Experientia, 44: 20-21 (1988).
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25.  Liegner, J., Tsin, A.T.C. and Taboada, J. Effect of infrared laser radiation on the in-vitro isomerization of all-trans retinal to 11-cis retinal. Lasers in the Life Sciences, 2: 103-112 (1988).
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1987

24.  Tsin, A.T.C., Flores, J.M., and Rodriguez, K.A. Visual cells, visual pigments and retinoids in the Mongolian Jird. Life Sciences, 41: 2085-2090 (1987).
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23.  Vaughan, M.K., Chambers, J.P., Tsin, A.T.C., Vaughan, G.M., and Reiter, R.J. Pineal and retinal lysosomal enzyme rhythms. Brain Research, 417: 321-326 (1987).
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1986

22.  Lai, Y.L., Fong, D., Lam, K.W., Wang, H-M., and Tsin, A.T.C. Distribution of ascorbate in the retina, subretinal fluid and pigment epithelium. Current Eye Research, 5: 933-938 (1986).
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21.  Tsin, A.T.C., Morales, S.T., and Flores, J.M. Distribution of retinoids and 3,4-didehydroretinoids in the goldfish. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 64: 2066-2067 (1986).
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20.  Chambers, J.P., Tsin, A.T.C., Raymond, N.Y., Aldape, F., and Rodriguez, K. Effects of glycosylation inhibitors on the frog retina. Brain Research Bulletin, 17: 259-263 (1986).
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19.  Tsin, A.T.C. Competition between retinol and 3,4-didehydroretinol for esterification in crude pigment epithelial cell fractions. Experientia, 42: 952-954 (1986).
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18.  Tsin, A.T.C., Chambers, J.P., Garcia, M.H., and Flores, J.M. Decreased hepatic retinyl palmitate hydrolase activity in weanling rats fed a low protein diet. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 878: 20-24 (1986).
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17.  Tsin, A.T.C. Enzymatic esterification of exogenous retinol and 3,4-didehydroretinol in the retinal pigment epithelium. Journal of Experimental Zoology, 238: 311-317 (1986a).
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16.  Bridges, C.D.B., Price, J., Landers, R.A., Fong, S-L., Liou, G.I., Hong, B-S., and Tsin, A.T.C. Interstitial Retinol-Binding Protein (IRBP) in subretinal fluid. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 27: 1027-1030 (1986).
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15.  Tsin, A.T.C., and Flores, J. The in-vivo regeneration of goldfish rhodopsin and porphyropsin. Journal of Experimental Biology, 122: 269-275 (1986).
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14.  Tsin, A.T.C., and Lam, K.W. Retinyl palmitate hydrolase activity in the bovine retina. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 134: 1209-1214 (1986).
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1985

13.  Lai, Y.L., Tsin, A.T.C., Lam, K.W., and Gracia, J.J. Distribution of retinoids in the posterior segment of the rabbit eye. Brain Research Bulletin, 15: 143-147 (1985).
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12.  Tsin, A.T.C., and Santos, F. The 3,4-dehydroretinal chromophore of goldfish porphyropsin. Journal of Experimental Zoology, 235: 181-186 (1985).
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11.  Tsin, A.T.C., Alvarez, R.A., Fong, S.L., and Bridges, C.D.B. Conversion of retinol to 3,4-dehydroretinol in the tadpole. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, 81B: 415-421 (1985).
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1984

10.  Tsin, A.T.C., Alvarez, R.A., Fong, S.L., and Bridges, C.D.B. Use of high-performance liquid chromatography in the analysis of retinyl and 3,4-didehydroretinyl compounds in tissue extracts of bullfrog tadpoles and goldfish. Vision Research, 12: 1835-1840 (1984).
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1983

9.  Tsin, A.T.C., Beatty, D.D., Bridges, C.D.B., and Alvarez, R.A. Selective utilization of vitamins A1 and A2 by goldfish photoreceptors. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, 24: 1324-1327 (1983).
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1982

8.  Fong, S.L., Tsin, A.T.C., Bridges, C.D.B., and Liou, G.I. Detergents for extraction of visual pigments: types, solubilization and stability. Methods in Enzymology, 81: 133-140 (1982).
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1981

7.  Tsin, A.T.C., Liebman, P., Beatty, D.D., and Drzymala, R. Rod and cone visual pigments of the goldfish. Vision Research, 21: 943-946 (1981).
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1980

6.  Tsin, A.T.C., and Beatty, D.D. Visual pigments and vitamins A in the adult bullfrog. Experimental Eye Research, 30: 143-153 (1980).
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1979

5.  Tsin, A.T.C., and Beatty, D.D. Scotopic visual pigment composition in the retina and vitamins A in the pigment epithelium of the goldfish. Experimental Eye Research, 29: 15-26 (1979).
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4.  Tsin, A.T.C. Steady-state visual pigment composition in rainbow trout. Vision Research, 19: 1269-1271 (1979).
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3.  Tsin, A.T.C. The visual pigment composition of rainbow trout. Vision Research, 19: 131-135 (1979).
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1978

2.  Tsin, A.T.C., and Beatty, D.D. Goldfish rhodopsin: P4991. Vision Research, 10: 1453-1455 (1978).
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1977

1.  Tsin, A.T.C., and Beatty, D.D. Visual pigment changes in rainbow trout in response to temperature. Science, 195: 1358-1360 (1977).
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