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  1. Elizabeth Cosgriff-Hernandez; Brian A. Aguado; Belinda S. Akpa; Gabriella Coloyan Fleming; Erika Moore; Ana Maria Porras; Patrick M. Boyle; Deva D. Chan; Naomi Chesler; Karen L. Christman et al. Diversify Your Faculty: A Roadmap for Equitable Hiring Strategies. Submitted.
  2. Blanchard A.E., Bhowmik D., Gounley J., Glaser J., Akpa B.S., Irle S. Adaptive Language Model Training for Molecular Design. Submitted. doi:10.26434/chemrxiv-2022-lh8kl
  3. Juarez C.A., Flaherty D.T., Akpa B.S. Stable isotope analysis of bottled water and human hair in a modern Mexican population provides insight into Mexican consumption patterns and the use of semi-mechanistic modeling for geolocation. Under Revision.
  4. Barbera N., Granados S., Vanoye C.G., Kulbak D., Ahn, S. J., George A.L., Akpa B.S., Levitan I. Cholesterol induced suppression of Kir2 channels is mediated by decoupling at the inter-subunit interfaces. iScience. 25(5):104329 (2022)
  5. Hodgens C., Akpa B.S., Long T.A.Solving the puzzle of Fe homeostasis by integrating molecular, mathematical and societal models. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 64:102149 (2021)
  6. McDaniel M., Flores K.B., and Akpa B.S. Predicting inter-individual variability during lipid resuscitation of bupivacaine cardiotoxicity in rats: a virtual population modeling study. Drugs in R&D. 21:305-320 (2021)
  7. Juarez C.A., Ramey R., Flaherty D.T., and Akpa B.S. Oxygen and hydrogen isotopes in human hair and tap water: Modeling relationships in a modern Mexican population. Human Biology. 90(3):197-211 (2019).
  8. Barbera N., Ayee M.A. A., Akpa B.S. and Levitan I. Molecular dynamics simulations of Kir2.2 interactions with an ensemble of
    cholesterol moleculesBiophysical Journal. 115(7):1264-1280 (2018).
  9. Ayee M.A. A. , LeMaster E., Shentu T.P., Singh D., Barbera N., Soni D.,Tiruppathi C.,Subbaiah P.V., Berdyshev E., Bronova I., Cho M., Akpa B.S. and Levitan I. Molecular-scale biophysical modulation of an endothelial membrane by oxidized phospholipids. Biophysical Journal. 112(2):325-338 (2017).
  10. Liang Y., Chen W., Akpa B.S., Neuberger T., Webb A.G., Magin R.L.† Using spectral and cumulative spectral entropy to classify anomalous diffusion in Sephadex gels. Computers & Mathematics with Applications. 73(5):765-774 (2017).
  11. Feinstein D.L., Akpa B.S., Ayee M. A., Braun D., Brodsky S.V., Gidalevitz D, Hauck Z., Kalinin S., Kowal K., Kuzmenko I., Lis K., Marangoni N., Martynowycz M.W., Rubinstein I., Ware K., van Breeman R., Weinberg G.L. The emerging threat of superwarfarins: detection, mechanisms of damage, and potential treatments. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1374:111-122 (2016).
  12. Ayee M.A.A., Roth C.#, and Akpa B. S. Structural perturbation of a dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine (DPPC) bilayer by warfarin and its bolaamphiphilic analogue: A molecular dynamics study. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 468:227-237 (2016).
  13. Fettiplace M.R., Akpa B.S., Rubinstein I., and Weinberg G.L. Confusions about infusion: Rational volume guidelines for intravenous lipid emulsion during treatment of oral overdose. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 66(2):185-188 (2015)
  14. Fettiplace M.R., Lis K., Ripper R., Kowal K., Pichurko A., Vitello D., Schwartz D., Rubinstein I., Akpa B.S. , and Weinberg G.L.  Multi-modal contributions to detoxification of acute pharmacotoxicity by a triglyceride micro-emulsionJournal of Controlled Release. 198:62-70 (2015)
  15. Fettiplace M.R. *, Akpa B.S.*, Ripper R., Zider B., Lang J., Rubinstein I., Weinberg G.L. Resuscitation with lipid emulsion: dose-dependent recovery from cardiac pharmacotoxicity requires a cardiotonic effect. Anesthesiology. 120(4):915-925 (2014).
  16. Kuo I., Akpa B.S. Validity of the lipid sink as a mechanism for reversal of local anesthetic systemic toxicity: A physiologically based pharmacokinetic model study. Anesthesiology. 118(6):1350-1361 (2013).
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  17. Akpa B.S., D’Agostino C., Gladden L.F., Hindle K., Manyar H., McGregor J., Li R., Neurock M., Sinha N., Stitt E.H., Weber D., Zeitler J.A., Rooney D.W. Solvent effects in the hydrogenation of 2-butanone. Journal of Catalysis. 289:30-41 (2012).
  18. Bern S., Akpa B.S., Kuo I., Weinberg G. Lipid Resuscitation: A Life-saving Antidote for Local Anesthetic ToxicityCurrent Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. 12(2):313-319 (2011).
  19. Magin R.L., Akpa B.S., Neuberger T., Webb A.G. Fractional order analysis of Sephadex gel structures: NMR measurements reflecting anomalous diffusionCommunications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation. 16(12):4581-4587 (2011).
  20. Parkar N.S., Akpa B.S., Nitsche L.C., Wedgewood L.E., Sverdlov M.S., Chaga O., and Minshall R.D. Vesicle Formation and Endocytosis: Function, Machinery, Mechanisms, and ModelingAntioxidants & Redox Signaling. 11(6):1301-1312 (2009).
  21. Graf von der Schulenburg D.A., Akpa B.S., Gladden L.F., Johns M.L. Non-invasive mass transfer measurements in complex biofilm-coated structuresBiotechnology and Bioengineering. 101(3):602-608 (2008).
  22. Sullivan S.P., Akpa B.S., Matthews S.M., Fisher A.C., Gladden L.F., Johns M.L. Simulation of miscible diffusive mixing in microchannels. Sensors and Actuators B. 123:1142-1152 (2007).
  23. Akpa B.S., Matthews S.M., Sederman A.J., Yunus K., Fisher A.C., Gladden L.F. Study of miscible and immiscible flow in a microfluidic device using magnetic resonance imaging. Analytical Chemistry. 79:6128-6134 (2007).
  24. Akpa B.S., Holland D.J., Sederman A.J., Johns M.L., Gladden L.F. Enhanced 13C PFG-NMR for the study of dispersion in porous media. Journal of Magnetic Resonance. 186:160-165 (2007).
  25. Gladden L.F., Akpa B.S., Anadon L.D., Heras J.J., Holland D.J., Mantle M.D., Matthews S., Mueller C., Sains, M.C., Sederman A.J. Dynamic MR imaging of single- and two-phase flows. Chemical Engineering Research & Design. 84(A4):272-281 (2006)
  26. Lee W.P., Gundabala V.R., Akpa B.S., Johns M.L., Jeynes C., Routh A.F. Distribution of surfactants in latex films: A Rutherford backscattering study. Langmuir. 22(12):5314-5320 (2006).
  27. Akpa B.S., Mantle M.D., Sederman A.J., Gladden L.F. In situ 13C DEPT MRI as a tool to spatially resolve chemical conversion and selectivity of a heterogeneous catalytic reaction occurring in a fixed bed reactor. Chemical Communications. 21:2741-2743 (2005).

Book Chapters:

  1. Juarez C. A., Ramey R., Flaherty D.T., and Akpa B.S. Utility of stable isotope ratios of tap water and human hair in determining region of origin in Central and Southern Mexico: Modeling relationships between δ2H and δ18O isotope inputs in modern Mexican hair. In ‘Humanitarian Forensic Science: Interacting with the Dead and the Living’. (2020)
  2. Barbera N., Ayee M.A.A., Akpa B.S., and Levitan I. Differential effects of sterols on ion channels: stereo-specific binding vs. stereo-specific response. In ‘Sterol Regulation of ion transport mechanisms’. Levitan I. (Ed.) Elsevier Academic Press. (2017)
  3. Gladden L.F., Akpa B.S., Anadon L.D., Dunckley C.P., Lim M.H.M., Mantle M.D., Sederman A.J.  Magnetic resonance imaging: a new window on the catalyst operating in the reactor environment.    In ‘Turning Points in Solid-State, Materials and Surface Science.’ Harris K.D.M. and Edwards P.P. (Eds.) Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge UK (2008), 457-478.
  4. Gladden L.F., Akpa B.S., Mantle M.D., Sederman A.J.  In situ reaction imaging in fixed-bed reactors using MRI. In ‘NMR in Chemical Engineering.’ Stapf S. and Han S. (Eds.) Wiley-VCH, Germany (2006), 590-608.