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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

SUSAN ZUNINO

Research Molecular Biologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Dietary grape powder increases IL-1ß and IL-6 production by lipopolysaccharide-activated monocytes and reduces plasma concentrations of large LDL-cholesterol particles in obese humans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zunino, S.J., Peerson, J., Freytag, T.L., Breksa III, A.P., Bonnel, E.L., Woodhouse, L.R., Storms, D.H. 2014. Dietary grape powder increases IL-1ß and IL-6 production by lipopolysaccharide-activated monocytes and reduces plasma concentrations of large LDL-cholesterol particles in obese humans. British Journal of Nutrition. DOI: 10.1017/S0007114514000890.
Dietary strawberries increase proliferative response of CD3/CD28-activated CD8+ T cells and production of TNF-alpha in lipopolysaccharide-stimulated monocytes from obese human subjects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zunino, S.J., Storms, D.H., Freytag, T.L., Mackey, B.E., Zhao, L., Gouffon, J.S., Hwang, D.H. 2013. Dietary strawberries increase proliferative response of CD3/CD28-activated CD8+ T cells and production of TNF-alpha in lipopolysaccharide-stimulated monocytes from obese human subjects. British Journal of Nutrition. 110:2011-2019. DOI: 10.1017/S0007114513000937. Epub ahead of print.
Oral or parenteral administration of curcumin does not prevent the growth of high-risk t(4;11) acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells engrafted into a NOD/SCID mouse model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zunino, S.J., Storms, D.H., Newman, J.W., Pedersen, T.L., Keen, C.L., Ducore, J.M. 2013. Oral or parenteral administration of curcumin does not prevent the growth of high-risk t(4;11) acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells engrafted into a NOD/SCID mouse model. International Journal of Oncology. 42:741-748. DOI: 10.3892/ijo.2012.1734.
Dietary resveratrol does not delay engraftment, sensitize to vincristine, or inhibit growth of high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells in NOD/SCID mice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zunino, S.J., Storms, D.H., Newman, J.W., Pedersen, T.L., Keen, C.L., Ducore, J.M. 2012. Dietary resveratrol does not delay engraftment, sensitize to vincristine, or inhibit growth of high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells in NOD/SCID mice. International Journal of Oncology. 41(6):2207-2212. DOI: 10.3892/ijo.2012.1650.
Dietary strawberry powder reduces blood glucose concentrations in obese and lean C57BL/6 mice and selectively lowers plasma C-reactive protein in lean mice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parelman, M.A., Storms, D.H., Kirschke, C.P., Huang, L., Zunino, S.J. 2012. Dietary strawberry powder reduces blood glucose concentrations in obese and lean C57BL/6 mice and selectively lowers plasma C-reactive protein in lean mice. British Journal of Nutrition. 1-11. DOI: 10.1017/S0007114512000037.
Resveratrol given intraperitoneally does not inhibit growth of high-risk t(4;11) acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells in NOD/SCID mouse model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zunino, S.J., Storms, D.H., Newman, J.W., Pedersen, T.L., Keen, C.L., Ducore, J.M. 2012. Resveratrol given intraperitoneally does not inhibit growth of high-risk t(4;11) acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells in NOD/SCID mouse model. International Journal of Oncology. 40(4):1277-84. DOI:10.3892/IJO.2011.1316.
Effects of dietary strawberry powder on blood lipids and inflammatory markers in obese human subjects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zunino, S.J., Parelman, M., Freytag, T.L., Stephensen, C.B., Kelley, D.S., Mackey, B.E., Woodhouse, L.R., Bonnel, E. 2011. Effects of dietary strawberry powder on blood lipids and inflammatory markers in obese human subjects. British Journal of Nutrition. 1-10. DOI: 10.1017/S0007114511006027.
Nutrition and the immune system - (Book / Chapter)
Stephensen, C.B., Zunino, S.J. 2012. Nutrition and the immune system. In: Ross, C., Caballero, B., Cousins, R., Tucker, K., Ziegler, T., editors. Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease. 11th edition. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a division of Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. p. 601-610.
Novel in vivo model of inducible multidrug resistance in acute lymphoblastic leukemia with chromosomal translocation t(4;11) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zunino, S.J., Storms, D.H., Ducore, J. 2010. Novel in vivo model of inducible multidrug resistance in acute lymphoblastic leukemia with chromosomal translocation t(4;11). Cancer Letters. 296:49-54.
Resveratrol Alters Proliferative Responses and Apoptosis in Human Activated B Lymphocytes In Vitro Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zunino, S.J., Storms, D.H. 2009. Resveratrol Alters Proliferative Responses and Apoptosis in Human Activated B Lymphocytes In Vitro. Journal of Nutrition. 139: 1603–1608, 2009.
Induction of apoptosis in acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells by isolated fractions from strawberries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zunino, S.J., Seerum, N.P., Zhang, Y., Storms, D.H. 2009. Induction of apoptosis in acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells by isolated fractions from strawberries. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 1(2), pp. 153-160.
Carnosol increases caspase-3 activation, but delays DNA fragmentation induced by chemotherapeutic drugs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zunino, S.J., Storms, D.H. 2009. Carnosol increases caspase-3 activation, but delays DNA fragmentation induced by chemotherapeutic drugs. Nutrition and Cancer, 61:1, 94-102.
Parthenolide Induces Significant Apoptosis and Production of Reactive Oxygen Species in High-Risk Pre-B Leukemia Cells - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zunino, S.J., Ducore, J.H., Storms, D.H. Parthenolide induces significant apoptosis and production of reactive oxygen species in high-risk pre-b leukemia cells. 2007 Cancer Letters 254: 119-127.
Diets Rich in Polyphenols and Vitamin a Inhibit the Development of Type I Autoimmune Diabetes in Nonobese Diabetic Mice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zunino, S.J., Storms, D.H., Stephensen, C.B. Diets rich in polyphenols and vitamin a inhibit the development of type i autoimmune diabetes in nonobese diabetic mice. Journal of Nutrition. 137:1216-1221.
Resveratrol-Induced Apoptosis Is Enhanced in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Cells by Modulation of the Mitochondrial Permeability Transition Pore - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zunino, S.J., Storms, D.H. 2006. RESVERATROL-INDUCED APOPTOSIS IS ENHANCED IN ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA CELLS BY MODULATION OF THE MITOCHONDRIAL PERMEABILITY TRANSITION PORE. Cancer Letters. Vol. 240:123-134.
Nitric Oxide Is Synthesized in Acute Leukemia Cells after Exposure to Phenolic Antioxidants and Initially Protects Against Mitochondrial Membrane Depolarization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kellner, C., Zunino, S.J. 2004. Nitric oxide is synthesized in acute leukemia cells after exposure to phenolic antioxidants and initially protects against mitochondrial membrane depolarization. Cancer Letters. Nov 8;215(1):43-52.
Last Modified: 6/10/2013
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