Melissa Kacena

  • 1894 Citations
  • 25 h-Index
19972020

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Publications

1997

Growth characteristics of E. coli and B. subtilis cultured on an agar substrate in microgravity

Kacena, M. & Todd, P., Dec 1 1997, In : Microgravity Science and Technology. 10, 1, p. 58-62 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Low gravity and inertial effects on the growth of E. coli and B. subtilin in semi-solid media

Kacena, M. A., Leonard, P. E., Todd, P. & Luttges, M. W., Dec 22 1997, In : Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine. 68, 12, p. 1104-1108 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations
1998

Cellular responses to gravity: Extracellular, intracellular and in-between

Todd, P., Klaus, D. M., Stodieck, L. S., Smith, J. D., Staehelin, L. A., Kacena, M., Manfredi, B. & Bukhari, A., Jan 1 1998, In : Advances in Space Research. 21, 8-9, p. 1263-1268 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
1999

Autolysis of Escherichia coli and Bacillus subtilis cells in low gravity

Kacena, M. A., Smith, E. E. & Todd, P., Sep 1 1999, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 52, 3, p. 437-439 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Bacterial growth in space flight: Logistic growth curve parameters for Escherichia coli and Bacillus subtilis

Kacena, M. A., Merrell, G. A., Manfredi, B., Smith, E. E., Klaus, D. M. & Todd, P., Mar 13 1999, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 51, 2, p. 229-234 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

89 Scopus citations

Effects of space flight and mixing on bacterial growth in low volume cultures

Kacena, M. A., Manfredi, B. & Todd, P., Jan 1 1999, In : Microgravity Science and Technology. 12, 2, p. 74-77 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Gentamicin: Effect on E. coli in space

Kacena, M. A. & Todd, P., Dec 1 1999, In : Microgravity Science and Technology. 12, 3-4, p. 135-137 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2001

Control of osteoclastogenesis and bone resorption by members of the TNF family of receptors and ligands

Horowitz, M. C., Xi, Y., Wilson, K. & Kacena, M. A., Apr 24 2001, In : Cytokine and Growth Factor Reviews. 12, 1, p. 9-18 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

174 Scopus citations

Inflammation and bony changes at the temporomandibular joint

Kacena, M. A., Merrel, G. A., Konda, S. R., Wilson, K. M., Xi, Y. & Horowitz, M. C., Jul 28 2001, In : Cells Tissues Organs. 169, 3, p. 257-264 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
2002

Experiments with osteoblasts cultured under varying orientations with respect to the gravity vector

Kacena, M. A., Todd, P., Gerstenfeld, L. C. & Landis, W. J., Jan 1 2002, In : Cytotechnology. 39, 3, p. 147-154 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2003

Decalcification of mounted bone sections enhances immunohistochemical staining

Kacena, M. A., Troiano, N. W., Coady, C. E. & Horowitz, M. C., Jun 2003, In : Journal of Histotechnology. 26, 2, p. 105-109 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Osteoblasts subjected to spaceflight and simulated space shuttle launch conditions

Kacena, M. A., Todd, P. & Landis, W. J., Nov 1 2003, In : In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology - Animal. 39, 10, p. 454-459 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

The effect of increased peripheral suture purchase on the strength of flexor tendon repairs

Merrell, G. A., Wolfe, S. W., Kacena, W. J., Gao, Y., Cholewicki, J. & Kacena, M. A., May 2003, In : Journal of Hand Surgery. 28, 3, p. 464-469 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations
2004

Effects of Ethanol Post-Fixation on the Histological, Histochemical, and Immunohistochemical Analysis of Murine Bone Specimens

Kacena, M. A., Troiano, N. W., Coady, C. E. & Horowitz, M. C., Mar 2004, In : Journal of Histotechnology. 27, 1, p. 15-20 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Evaluation of two different methylmethacrylate processing, infiltration, and embedding techniques on the histological, histochemical, and immunohistochemical analysis of murine bone specimens

Kacena, M. A., Troiano, N. W., Wilson, K. M., Coady, C. E. & Horowitz, M. C., Jun 1 2004, In : Journal of Histotechnology. 27, 2, p. 119-130 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Experiments with Osteoblasts Cultured under Hypergravity Conditions

Kacena, M. A., Todd, P., Gerstenfeld, L. C. & Landis, W. J., Jan 1 2004, In : Microgravity Science and Technology. 15, 1, p. 28-34 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

HistoChoice® as an alternative to formalin fixation of undecalcified bone specimens

Kacena, M. A., Troiano, N. W., Coady, C. E. & Horowitz, M. C., Oct 1 2004, In : Biotechnic and Histochemistry. 79, 5-6, p. 185-190 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Megakaryocyte-osteoblast interaction revealed in mice deficient in transcription factors GATA-1 and NF-E2

Kacena, M. A., Shivdasani, R. A., Wilson, K., Xi, Y., Troiano, N., Nazarian, A., Gundberg, C. M., Bouxsein, M. L., Lorenzo, J. A. & Horowitz, M. C., Apr 2004, In : Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 19, 4, p. 652-660 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

98 Scopus citations
2005

Effects of long-term fixation on histological quality of undecalcified murine bones embedded in methylmethacrylate

Merrell, G. A., Troiano, N. W., Coady, C. E. & Kacena, M. A., May 1 2005, In : Biotechnic and Histochemistry. 80, 3-4, p. 139-146 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Loss of the transcription factor p45 NF-E2 results in a developmental arrest of megakaryocyte differentiation and the onset of a high bone mass phenotype

Kacena, M. A., Gundberg, C. M., Nelson, T. & Horowitz, M. C., Feb 2005, In : Bone. 36, 2, p. 215-223 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations
2006

A reciprocal regulatory interaction between megakaryocytes, bone cells, and hematopoietic stem cells

Kacena, M. A., Gundberg, C. M. & Horowitz, M. C., Nov 1 2006, In : Bone. 39, 5, p. 978-984 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

71 Scopus citations

Bone implants: Processing, embedding, cutting, and histopathology

Troiano, N. W. & Kacena, M. A., Dec 2006, In : Journal of Histotechnology. 29, 4, p. 253-264 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Glycolmethacrylate is superior to methylmethacrylate for histologic evaluation of biodegradable polymer scaffolds used for vascular tissue engineering

Roh, J. D., Kacena, M. A., Lopz-Soler, R. I., Coady, C. E., Troiano, N. W. & Breuer, C. K., Dec 2006, In : Journal of Histotechnology. 29, 4, p. 245-250 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Megakaryocyte-mediated inhibition of osteoclast development

Kacena, M. A., Nelson, T., Clough, M. E., Lee, S. K., Lorenzo, J. A., Gundberg, C. M. & Horowitz, M. C., Nov 1 2006, In : Bone. 39, 5, p. 991-999 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations

Optimization of methylmethacrylate infiltration duration in undecalcified murine bone specimens

Kacena, M. A., Halfon, J. K., Coady, C. E., Nelson, T. & Troiano, N. W., Mar 2006, In : Journal of Histotechnology. 29, 1, p. 21-27 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

The role of megakaryocytes in skeletal homeostasis and rheumatoid arthritis

Kacena, M. A. & Horowitz, M. C., Jul 2006, In : Current Opinion in Rheumatology. 18, 4, p. 405-410 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Scopus citations
2007

Expression of bone morphogenetic proteins and their receptors in the bone marrow megakaryocytes of GATA-1low mice: A possible role in osteosclerosis

Garimella, R., Kacena, M. A., Tague, S. E., Wang, J., Horowitz, M. C. & Anderson, H. C., Jul 2007, In : Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry. 55, 7, p. 745-752 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2008

Development of a femoral non-union model in the mouse

Oetgen, M. E., Merrell, G. A., Troiano, N. W., Horowitz, M. C. & Kacena, M. A., Oct 1 2008, In : Injury. 39, 10, p. 1119-1126 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Human phenotypes associated with GATA-1 mutations

Ciovacco, W. A., Raskind, W. H. & Kacena, M. A., Dec 31 2008, In : Gene. 427, 1-2, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

68 Scopus citations

Paint chip analysis in a forensic investigation: Lessons learned from metal bone implants

Troiano, N. W., Goldberg, C. G., Schlachter, P. B. & Kacena, M. A., Mar 2008, In : Journal of Histotechnology. 31, 1, p. 25-27 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preservation of β-galactosidase transgene in decalcified murine bone specimens embedded in paraffin

Dann, P., Hens, J. R., Troiano, N. W., Wysolmerski, J. J. & Kacena, M. A., Jun 2008, In : Journal of Histotechnology. 31, 2, p. 61-64 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The effects of storage conditions on the preservation of enzymatic activity in bone

Cosby, C. N., Troiano, N. W. & Kacena, M. A., Dec 2008, In : Journal of Histotechnology. 31, 4, p. 169-173 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

β-Galactosidase detection as an indicator of endogenous PTHrP in cartilage

Chen, X. S., Troiano, N. W. & Kacena, M. A., Mar 1 2008, In : Biotechnic and Histochemistry. 83, 2, p. 89-96 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009

The effects of fixation and dehydration on the histological quality of undecalcified murine bone specimens embedded in methylmethacrylate

Troiano, N. W., Ciovacco, W. A. & Kacena, M. A., Mar 2009, In : Journal of Histotechnology. 32, 1, p. 27-31 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

The role of gap junctions in megakaryocyte-mediated osteoblast proliferation and differentiation

Ciovacco, W. A., Goldberg, C. G., Taylor, A. F., Lemieux, J. M., Horowitz, M. C., Donahue, H. J. & Kacena, M. A., Jan 1 2009, In : Bone. 44, 1, p. 80-86 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Scopus citations
2010

Immature and mature megakaryocytes enhance osteoblast proliferation and inhibit osteoclast formation

Ciovacco, W. A., Cheng, Y. H., Horowitz, M. C. & Kacena, M. A., Mar 1 2010, In : Journal of Cellular Biochemistry. 109, 4, p. 774-781 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

Impact of interactions of cellular components of the bone marrow microenvironment on hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell function

Chitteti, B. R., Cheng, Y. H., Poteat, B., Rodriguez-Rodriguez, S., Goebel, W. S., Carlesso, N., Kacena, M. A. & Srour, E. F., Apr 22 2010, In : Blood. 115, 16, p. 3239-3248 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

95 Scopus citations

Involvement of integrins α3β1 and α5β1 and glycoprotein IIb in megakaryocyte-induced osteoblast proliferation

Lemieux, J. M., Horowitz, M. C. & Kacena, M. A., Apr 1 2010, In : Journal of Cellular Biochemistry. 109, 5, p. 927-932 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Megakaryocyte-bone cell interactions

Kacena, M. A. & Ciovacco, W. A., 2010, Osteoimmunology: Interactions of the Immune and Skeletal Systems II. Choi, Y. (ed.). p. 31-41 11 p. (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology; vol. 658).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

11 Scopus citations

Osteoblast lineage cells expressing high levels of Runx2 enhance hematopoietic progenitor cell proliferation and function

Chitteti, B. R., Cheng, Y. H., Streicher, D. A., Rodriguez-Rodriguez, S., Carlesso, N., Srour, E. F. & Kacena, M. A., Oct 1 2010, In : Journal of Cellular Biochemistry. 111, 2, p. 284-294 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations
2011

DMSO regulates osteoclast development in vitro

Lemieux, J. M., Wu, G., Morgan, J. A. & Kacena, M. A., Mar 1 2011, In : In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology - Animal. 47, 3, p. 260-267 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Hematopoietic cell regulation of osteoblast proliferation and differentiation

Bethel, M., Srour, E. F. & Kacena, M. A., Jun 1 2011, In : Current osteoporosis reports. 9, 2, p. 96-102 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Impact of maturational status on the ability of osteoblasts to enhance the hematopoietic function of stem and progenitor cells

Cheng, Y. H., Chitteti, B. R., Streicher, D. A., Morgan, J. A., Rodriguez-Rodriguez, S., Carlesso, N., Srour, E. F. & Kacena, M. A., May 2011, In : Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 26, 5, p. 1111-1121 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Inherited thrombocytopenia due to GATA-1 mutations

Millikan, P. D., Balamohan, S. M., Raskind, W. H. & Kacena, M. A., 2011, In : Seminars in Thrombosis and Hemostasis. 37, 6, p. 682-689 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Nmp4/CIZ suppresses the response of bone to anabolic parathyroid hormone by regulating both osteoblasts and osteoclasts

Childress, P., Philip, B. K., Robling, A. G., Bruzzaniti, A., Kacena, M. A., Bivi, N., Plotkin, L. I., Heller, A. & Bidwell, J. P., Jul 2011, In : Calcified Tissue International. 89, 1, p. 74-89 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2012

Megakaryocytes regulate expression of Pyk2 isoforms and caspase-mediated cleavage of actin in osteoblasts

Kacena, M. A., Eleniste, P. P., Cheng, Y. H., Huang, S., Shivanna, M., Meijome, T. E., Mayo, L. D. & Bruzzanit, A., May 18 2012, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 287, 21, p. 17257-17268 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Nmp4/CIZ closes the parathyroid hormone anabolic window

Bidwell, J. P., Childress, P., Alvarez, M. B., Hood, M., He, Y., Pavalko, F. M., Kacena, M. A. & Yang, F. C., 2012, In : Critical Reviews in Eukaryotic Gene Expression. 22, 3, p. 205-218 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Osteoclast formation and function and its role in skeletal bone disease

Bethel, M., Bruzzaniti, A. & Kacena, M. A., Sep 1 2012, Osteoclasts: Morphology, Functions and Clinical Implications. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 31-52 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2013

A review of mouse critical size defect models in weight bearing bones

Harris, J. S., Bemenderfer, T. B., Wessel, A. R. & Kacena, M. A., Jul 1 2013, In : Bone. 55, 1, p. 241-247 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

25 Scopus citations

CD166 and regulation of hematopoiesis

Chitteti, B. R., Bethel, M., Kacena, M. A. & Srour, E. F., Jul 1 2013, In : Current opinion in hematology. 20, 4, p. 273-280 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

10 Scopus citations