A. Catharine Ross, Ph.D.
Professor and Occupant of Dorothy Foehr Huck Chair
204 Chandlee Laboratory
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1976
Vitamin A/retinoid metabolism
Hepatic retinoid function and gene expression
Vitamin A in infection and immunity
Vitamin A and lung development in neonatal period
Zhang Y, Zolfaghari R, Ross AC. Multiple retinoic acid response elements cooperate to enhance the inducibility of CYP26A1 gene expression in liver, Gene 464:32-43, 2010.
Ross, AC, Cifelli CJ, Li, Zolfaghari R, N-q. Multiple cytochrome P450 genes are concomitantly regulated by vitamin A under steady state conditions and by retinoic acid during hepatic first-pass metabolism. Physiol. Genomics 43:57-67, 2011.
Ross AC, Manson JE, Abrams SA, Aloia JF, Brannon PM, Clinton SK, Durazo-Arvizu RA, Gallagher JC, Gallo RL, Jones G, Kovacs CS, Mayne ST, Rosen CJ, Shapses SA. The 2011 Report on Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D from the Institute of Medicine: what clinicians need to know. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 96:53-58, 2011.
Zhang, Z., Hartman TJ, Ross AC, Albert PS, Colburn NH, Rovine MJ, Bagshaw D, Ulbrecht JS, Hartman TJ. A high-legume low-glycemic index diet reduces fasting plasma leptin in middle-aged insulin-resistant and -sensitive men," Eur. J. Clin. Nutr. 65:415-418, 2011.
Wray AE, Okita N, Ross AC, Cortical and trabecular bone, bone mineral density, and resistance to ex vivo fracture were not altered in response to life-long vitamin A supplementation in aging rats. J. Nutr. 141: 660-666, 2011.
Wu Y, Chen Q, Pai T, Ross AC, All-trans-retinoic acid and Erk1/2 signaling synergistically regulate the expression of CD300B in human monocytic cells. Cell. Immunol. 268:68-78, 2011.
Ross AC, Manson JE, Abrams SA, Aloia JF, Brannon PM, Clinton SK, Durazo-Arvizu RA, Gallagher JC, Gallo RL, Jones G, Kovacs CS, Mayne ST, Rosen CJ, Shapses SA. The 2011 dietary reference intakes for calcium and vitamin D: what dietetics practitioners need to know. J. Am. Diet. Assoc. 111:524-527, 2011.
Chen Q, Mosovsky KL, Ross, AC. Retinoic acid and α-galactosylceramide differentially regulate B cell activation in vitro and augment antibody production in vivo. Clin. Vac. Immunol. 18:1015-1020, 2011.
Ross AC, Zolfaghari R. Cytochrome P450s in the regulation of cellular retinoic acid metabolism. Annu. Rev.Nutr. 21;31:65-87.
NUTRN 582 Regulation of Nutrient Metabolism II (Vitamins section)
NUTRN 597D Readings in Molecular Nutrition
- Domains of Health and Behavior