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Research Output 2005 2019

  • 503 Citations
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2019
Brachial Artery
Nitrites
Nitrates
Dilatation
Vegetables

Six-Week High-Fat Diet Alters the Gut Microbiome and Promotes Cecal Inflammation, Endotoxin Production, and Simple Steatosis without Obesity in Male Rats

Crawford, M., Whisner, C., Al-Nakkash, L. & Sweazea, K., Feb 1 2019, In : Lipids. 54, 2-3, p. 119-131 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

High Fat Diet
Nutrition
Endotoxins
Rats
Obesity
Carotenoids
Dietary Supplements
Tissue
Nutrition
Xanthophylls
2018

Effect of hydrogenated fat replacement with white sesame seed oil on physical, chemical and nutritional properties of cookies

Aslam, F., Iqbal, S., Nasir, M., Anjum, A. A., Swan, P. & Sweazea, K., Jan 30 2018, In : Italian Journal of Food Science. 30, 1, p. 13-25 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sesame Oil
sesame seed
sesame oil
cookies
hydrogenated oils
vasodilation
Vasodilation
Vegetables
Nitrates
blood pressure
2017
almonds
walking
Walking
Eating
ingestion
1 Citation (Scopus)

Chicken albumin exhibits natural resistance to glycation

Zuck, J., Borges, C., Braun, E. J. & Sweazea, K., Jan 1 2017, In : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part - B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 203, p. 108-114 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Innate Immunity
Albumins
Chickens
Glucose
Temperature
3 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of White Sesame Seed Oil on Glucose Control and Biomarkers of Hepatic, Cardiac, and Renal Functions in Male Sprague-Dawley Rats with Chemically Induced Diabetes

Aslam, F., Iqbal, S., Nasir, M., Anjum, A. A., Swan, P. & Sweazea, K., May 1 2017, In : Journal of Medicinal Food. 20, 5, p. 448-457 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sesame Oil
Sprague Dawley Rats
Seeds
Biomarkers
Kidney
2 Citations (Scopus)
Psyllium
Flax
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Nitric Oxide
Oxidative Stress
Raptors
Strigiformes
Birds
Blood Proteins
Antioxidants
2016
28 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of high-intensity interval training and moderate-intensity continuous training on endothelial function and cardiometabolic risk markers in obese adults

Sawyer, B. J., Tucker, W. J., Bhammar, D. M., Ryder, J. R., Sweazea, K. & Gaesser, G., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 121, 1, p. 279-288 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Constriction
Dilatation
Arteries
High-Intensity Interval Training
Brachial Artery
4 Citations (Scopus)

Genistein supplementation prevents weight gain but promotes oxidative stress and inflammation in the vasculature of female obese ob/ob mice

Simperova, A., Al-Nakkash, L., Faust, J. J. & Sweazea, K., Aug 1 2016, In : Nutrition Research. 36, 8, p. 789-797 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genistein
Weight Gain
Oxidative Stress
Inflammation
Diet
Grief
Columbidae
Vasodilation
Acetylcholine
Arteries

Novel role of insulin in the regulation of glucose excretion by mourning doves (Zenaida macroura)

Sweazea, K., Braun, E. J. & Sparr, R., Aug 15 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Zoology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

insulin
excretion
glucose
glomerular filtration rate
urine
3 Citations (Scopus)
Dietary Supplements
Catalase
functional foods
placebos
catalase
2015

Serving our society

Sweazea, K., 2015, In : Physiologist. 58, 4, p. 181-182 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Professional Role
Mentors
3 Citations (Scopus)
renal function
high fat diet
fat intake
High Fat Diet
Sprague Dawley Rats
2014
14 Citations (Scopus)

Almond supplementation in the absence of dietary advice significantly reduces C-reactive protein in subjects with type 2 diabetes

Sweazea, K., Johnston, C., Ricklefs, K. D. & Petersen, K. N., Sep 1 2014, In : Journal of Functional Foods. 10, p. 252-259 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

C-reactive protein
almonds
noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
C-Reactive Protein
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
4 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of metabolic substrates in alligators and several birds of prey

Sweazea, K., McMurtry, J. P., Elsey, R. M., Redig, P. & Braun, E. J., 2014, In : Zoology. 117, 4, p. 253-260 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Raptors
Alligators and Crocodiles
alligators
birds of prey
Eagles
3 Citations (Scopus)

Compounding evidence implicating Western diets in the development of metabolic syndrome

Sweazea, K., 2014, In : Acta Physiologica. 211, 3, p. 471-473 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metabolic Syndrome X
Vascular Endothelium
High Fat Diet
Energy Intake
Vasodilation

Pathophysiological responses to a schistosome infection in a wild population of mourning doves (Zenaida macroura)

Sweazea, K., Simperova, A., Juan, T., Gadau, A., Brant, S. V., Deviche, P. & Jarrett, C., Aug 23 2014, (Accepted/In press) In : Zoology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Schistosoma
doves
birds
infection
immune system
2013
26 Citations (Scopus)
Finches
Oxidative stress
Carotenoids
Vitamin E
Oxidative Stress
6 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanisms of acetylcholine-mediated vasodilation in systemic arteries from mourning doves (Zenaida macroura)

Jarrett, C., Lekic, M., Smith, C. L., Pusec, C. M. & Sweazea, K., Oct 2013, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology. 183, 7, p. 959-967 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Grief
vasodilation
Columbidae
acetylcholine
nitric oxide

Reciprocal inhibition of in vitro substrate movement into avian skeletal muscle

Sweazea, K. & Braun, E. J., Apr 2013, In : Zoology. 116, 2, p. 85-89 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

skeletal muscle
glucose
uptake mechanisms
muscles
birds
7 Citations (Scopus)

Stress hormone concentration in Rocky Mountain populations of the American pika (Ochotona princeps)

Wilkening, J. L., Ray, C. & Sweazea, K., 2013, In : Conservation Physiology. 1, 1, cot027.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lagomorpha
hormone
metabolite
Hormones
mountain
24 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of acute stress and long-term corticosteroid administration on plasma metabolites in an urban and desert songbird

Davies, S., Rodriguez, N. S., Sweazea, K. & Deviche, P., Jan 2013, In : Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 86, 1, p. 47-60 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Songbirds
songbirds
corticosterone
adrenal cortex hormones
Corticosterone
2012
6 Citations (Scopus)

Impaired myogenic tone in mesenteric arteries from overweight rats

Sweazea, K. & Walker, B. R., 2012, In : Nutrition and Metabolism. 9, 18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mesenteric Arteries
Vascular Smooth Muscle
Arteries
Calcium
Oxidative Stress
13 Citations (Scopus)

Mitochondrial function in sparrow pectoralis muscle

Kuzmiak, S., Glancy, B., Sweazea, K. & Willis, W. T., Jun 2012, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 215, 12, p. 2039-2050 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sparrows
Pectoralis Muscles
Passeriformes
mitochondrion
Mitochondria
31 Citations (Scopus)

Unpredictable food availability induces metabolic and hormonal changes independent of food intake in a sedentary songbird

Fokidis, H. B., Des Roziers, M. B., Sparr, R., Rogowski, C., Sweazea, K. & Deviche, P., Aug 2012, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 215, 16, p. 2920-2930 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Songbirds
songbird
food intake
songbirds
food availability
2011
49 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of captivity and body condition on plasma corticosterone, locomotor behavior, and plasma metabolites in curve-billed thrashers

Bobby Fokidis, H., Hurley, L., Rogowski, C., Sweazea, K. & Deviche, P., Nov 2011, In : Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 84, 6, p. 595-606 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

corticosterone
Corticosterone
Metabolites
body condition
Birds
14 Citations (Scopus)

High fat feeding impairs endothelin-1 mediated vasoconstriction through increased iNOS-derived nitric oxide

Sweazea, K. & Walker, B. R., 2011, In : Hormone and Metabolic Research. 43, 7, p. 470-476 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endothelin-1
Vasoconstriction
Rats
Nitric Oxide
Fats
1 Citation (Scopus)

Monitoring physiology trainee needs to focus professional society responses: The APS Trainee Needs surveys

Matyas, M. L., Lowy, M. E., Sweazea, K. & Alvarez, D. F., 2011, In : American Journal of Physiology - Advances in Physiology Education. 35, 2, p. 168-177 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Advisory Committees
Focus Groups
Communication
Research Personnel
Students
12 Citations (Scopus)

Naturally high plasma glucose levels in mourning doves (Zenaida macroura) do not lead to high levels of reactive oxygen species in the vasculature

Smith, C. L., Toomey, M., Walker, B. R., Braun, E. J., Wolf, B. O., McGraw, K. & Sweazea, K., Jun 2011, In : Zoology. 114, 3, p. 171-176 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reactive oxygen species
glucose
rats
oxidative stress
mesenteric arteries
2010
23 Citations (Scopus)
High Fat Diet
Blood Vessels
Sucrose
Vasodilation
Nitric Oxide
4 Citations (Scopus)

Increased adiposity does not exacerbate impaired vasodilation in rats exposed to eucapnic intermittent hypoxia

Sweazea, K., Kanagy, N. L. & Walker, B. R., Dec 2010, In : Respiration. 81, 1, p. 47-56 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adiposity
Vasodilation
Air
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Oxidative Stress
2009
5 Citations (Scopus)

Antioxidant and vasodilatory effects of heme oxygenase on mesenteric vasoreactivity following chronic hypoxia

Sweazea, K. & Walker, B. R., 2009, In : Microcirculation. 16, 2, p. 131-141 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heme Oxygenase (Decyclizing)
Antioxidants
Vasoconstriction
Catalase
Reactive Oxygen Species
2008
134 Citations (Scopus)

Glucose regulation in birds

Braun, E. J. & Sweazea, K., Sep 2008, In : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - B Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 151, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Birds
Glucose
Facilitative Glucose Transport Proteins
Plasmas
Sodium-Glucose Transport Proteins
2006
34 Citations (Scopus)

Glucose transporter expression in English sparrows (Passer domesticus)

Sweazea, K. & Braun, E. J., Jul 2006, In : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - B Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 144, 3, p. 263-270 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sparrows
Facilitative Glucose Transport Proteins
Mammals
Muscle
Chickens
13 Citations (Scopus)
Grief
Lipolysis
Insulin Resistance
Insulin
Glucose
11 Citations (Scopus)

Oleic acid uptake by in vitro english sparrow skeletal muscle

Sweazea, K. & Braun, E. J., 2006, In : Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Comparative Experimental Biology. 305, 3, p. 268-276 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Passeriformes
oleic acid
skeletal muscle
uptake mechanisms
free fatty acids
10 Citations (Scopus)

Skeletal muscle fiber composition of the English sparrow (Passer domesticus)

Marquez, J., Sweazea, K. & Braun, E. J., Jan 2006, In : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - B Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 143, 1, p. 126-131 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sparrows
Skeletal Muscle Fibers
Muscle
Muscles
Fibers
2005
15 Citations (Scopus)
Passeriformes
Passer domesticus
skeletal muscle
glucose
uptake mechanisms