Selected Publications


Choi Y, Wilson K, Hannon PR, Rosewell KL, Brännström M, Akin JW, Curry TE Jr., Jo M. Coordinated Regulation Among Progesteron, Prostaglandins, and EGF-Like Factors in Human Ovulatory Follicles. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2017 Jun 1.

Choi Y, Park JY, Wilson K, Rosewell KL, Brännström M, Akin JW, Curry TE Jr., Jo M. The Expression of C-X-C Chemokine Receptor Type 4 (CVCR4) is Induced by the LH Surge and Mediated by the Progesterone Receptors in Human Preovulatory Granulosa Cells. Biol. Reprod. 2017 Jun 1.

Hannon PR, Curry TE Jr. Folliculogenesis. Encyclopedia of Reproduction, Second Edition (In Press).

Rosewell KL, Curry TE Jr. Reproduction Senescence in the Female. Encyclopedia of Reproduction, Second Edition (In Press). 


Li FX, Yu JJ, Liu Y, Miao XP, Curry TE Jr. Induction of Ectonucleotide Pyrophosphatase/Phosphodiesterase 3 during the Periovulatory Period in the Rat Ovary. Reprod. Sci. 2016 Nov 20.

Puttabyatappe M, Al-Alem LF, Zakerkish F, Rosewell KL, Brännström M, Curry TE Jr. Induction of Tissue Factor Pathway Inhibitor 2 by hCG Regulates Periovulatory Gene Expression and Plasmin Activity. Endocrinology 2016 Nov 4.

Claes A, Ball BA, Troedsson MH, Curry TE Jr, Squires EL, Scoggin KE. Molecular Changes in the Equine Follicle in Relation to Variations in Antral Follicle Count and anti-Müllerian Hormone Concentrations. Equine Vet. J. 2016 Nov; 48(6): 741-748.

Li FX, Liu Y, Miao XP, Fu GQ, Curry TE Jr. Expression and Regulation of the Differentiation Regulators ERBB Receptor Feedback Inhibitor 1 (ERRFI1) and Interferon-related Developmental Regulator 1 (IFRD1) during the Periovulatory Period in the Rat Ovary. Mol. Reprod. Dev. 2016 Aug; 83(8): 714-23.

Wilson K, Park J, Curry TE Jr, Mishra B, Gossen J, Taniuchi I, Jo M. Core Binding Factor-ß Knockdown Alters Ovarian Gene Expression and Function in the Mouse. Mol. Endocrinol. 2016 July; 30(7): 733-47.

Trau HA, Brännström M, Curry TE Jr, Duffy DM. Prostaglandin E2 and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A Mediate Angionesis of Human Ovarian Follicular Endothelial Cells. Hum. Reprod. 2016 Feb; 31(2): 436-44.


Zhu X, Kelly TH, Curry TE Jr, Lal C, Joseph JE. Altered Functional Brain Asymmetry for Mental Rotation: Effect of Estradiol Changes Across the Menstrual Cycle. Neuroreport 2015 Sep 30; 26(14): 814-19.

Al-Alem L, Puttabyatappa M, Rosewell K, Brännström M, Akin J, Boldt J, Muse K, Curry TE Jr. Chemokine Ligand 20: A Signal for Leukocyte Recruitment during Human Ovulation? Endocrinology 2015 Sep; 156(9): 3358-69.

Al-Alem L, Curry TE Jr. Ovarian Cancer: Involvement of the Matrix Metalloproteinases. Reproduction 2015 Aug; 150(2): R55-64.

Rosewell KL, Al-Alem L, Zakerkish F, McCord L, Akin JW, Chaffin CL, Brännström M, Curry TE Jr. Induction of Proteinases in the Human Preovulatory Follicle of the Menstrual Cycle by Human Chorionic Gonadotropin. Fertil. Steril. 2015 Mar; 103(3): 826-33.


Puttabyatappa M, Jacot TA, Al-Alem LF, Rosewell KL, Duffy DM, Brännström M, Curry TE Jr. Ovarian Membrane-type Matrix Metalloproteinases: Induction of MMP14 and MMP16 during the Periovulatory Period in the Rat, Macaque, and Human. Biol. Reprod. 2014 Aug; 91(2): 34.


Rosewell KL, Li F, Puttabyatappa M, Akin JW, Brännström M, Curry TE Jr. Ovarian Expression, Localization, and Function of Tissue Inhibitor of Mettaloproteinase 3 (TIMP3) during the Periovulatory Period of the Human Menstrual Cycle. Biol. Reprod. 2013 Nov 21; 89(5): 121.

Al-Alem LF, McCord LA, Southard RC, Kilgore MW, Curry TE Jr. Activation of the PKC Pathway Stimulates Ovarian Cancer Cell Proliferation, Migration, and Expression of MMP7 and MMP10. Biol. Reprod. 2013 Sep 27; 89(3): 73.

Garabedian MJ, Hansen WF, McCord LA, Manning MA, O'Brien JM, Curry TE Jr. Up-regulation of Oxytocin Receptor Expression at term is Related to Maternal Body Mass Index. Am. J. Perinatol. 2013 Jun; 30(6): 491-97.


Li F, Jo M, Curry TE Jr, Liu J. Hormonal Induction of Polo-like Kinases (Plks) and Impact of Plk2 on Cell Cycle Progression in the Rat Ovary. PLoS One 2012 Aug 1; 7(8).

Li F, Jang H, Puttabyatappa M, Jo M, Curry TE Jr. Ovarian FAM110C (family with sequence similarity 110C): induction during the periovulatory period and regulation of granulosa cell cycle kinetics in rats. Biol. Reprod. 2012 Jun 22; 86(6): 185.

Joseph JE, Swearingen JE, Corbly CR, Curry TE Jr, Kelly TH. Influence of Estradiol on Functional Brain Organization for Working Memory. Neuroimage 2012 Feb 1; 59(3): 2923-31.


McCord LA, Li F, Rosewell KL, Brännström M, Curry TE Jr. Ovarian Expression and Regulation of the Stromelysins During the Periovulatory Period in the Human and the Rat. Biol Reprod. 2011 Nov 23.

Rosewell K, Al-Alem L, Li F, Kelty B, Curry TE Jr. Identification of hepsin and protein disulfide isomerase as targets of gelatinolytic action in rat ovarian granulosa cells during the periovulatory period. Biology of Reproduction 2011; Oct;85(4):858-66..

Al-Alem L, Southard C, Kilgore MK, Curry TE Jr. (2011) The role of PPARγ in the regulation of ovarian cancer cell growth and proliferation. PLOS One, 2011; 6(1):e16179..

Li F, Liu J, Jo M, Curry TE Jr. A role for nuclear factor interleukin-3 (NFIL3), a critical transcriptional repressor, in down-regulation of periovulatory gene expression. Molecular Endocrinology 2011; 25:445-59..


Curry TE Jr (2010) ADAMTS1 and Versican: Partners in Ovulation and Fertilization. Biology of Reproduction 2010; 83:505-506..

Park ES, Lind AK, Dahm-Kähler P, Brännström M, Carletti MZ, Christenson LK, Curry TE Jr, Jo M. (2010) RUNX2 transcription factor regulates gene expression in luteinizing granulosa cells of rat ovaries. Molecular Endocrinology 2010; 24(4):846-58..

Kelty B, Curry TE Jr. Ovarian proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type3 (furin): Expression, localization, and potential role in ovulation. Biology of Reproduction 2010; 83:147-54..


Bryant C, Moore J, Curry TE Jr. Determination of serum estradiol levels by radiometric and chemiluminescent techniques. Methods Mol Biol. 2009;590:21-32.

Li F, Curry TE Jr. Regulation and function of tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase (TIMP) 1 and TIMP3 in periovulatory rat granulosa cells. Endocrinology. 2009 Aug;150(8):3903-12. Epub 2009 Apr 23.

Li F, Liu J, Park ES, Jo M, Curry TE Jr. The B cell translocation gene (BTG) family in the rat ovary: hormonalinduction, regulation, and impact on cell cycle kinetics. Endocrinology. 2009 Aug;150(8):3894-902. Epub 2009 Apr 9.

Rosewell KL, Curry TE Jr. Detection of ovarian matrix metalloproteinase mRNAs by in situ hybridization. Methods Mol Biol. 2009;590:115-29.


Park ES, Choi S, Muse KN, Curry TE Jr, Jo M. (2008)
Response gene to complement 32 expression is induced by the luteinizing hormone (LH) surge and regulated by LH-induced mediators in the rodent ovary. Endocrinology. 2008 Jun;149(6):3025-36.


Curry TE Jr, Smith MF. (2006)
Impact of extracellular matrix remodeling on ovulation and the folliculo-luteal transition. Semin Reprod Med. 2006 Sep;24(4):228-41.

Smedts AM, Lele SM, Modesitt SC, Curry TE. (2006)
Expression of an extracellular matrix metalloproteinase inducer (basigin) in the human ovary and ovarian endometriosis. Fertil Steril. 2006 Sep;86(3):535-42.

Wilson ME, Dimayuga FO, Reed JL, Curry TE, Anderson CF, Nath A, Bruce-Keller AJ. (2006)
Immune modulation by estrogens: role in CNS HIV-1 infection. Endocrine. 2006 Apr;29(2):289-97.

Jo M, Curry TE Jr. (2006)
Luteinizing hormone-induced RUNX1 regulates the expression of genes in granulosa cells of rat periovulatory follicles. Mol Endocrinol. 2006 Sep;20(9):2156-72.


Gieske MC, Na GY, Koo Y, Jo M, Curry TE Jr., Ko C (2005)
Decay-accelerating factor in the periovulatory rat ovary. Endocrinology 186(2):303-313.

Smedts AM and Curry TE Jr. (2005)
Expression of basigin, an inducer of matrix metalloproteinases, in the rat ovary. Biol Reprod 73(1):80-87.


Jo M and Curry TE Jr. (2004)
Regulation of matrix metalloproteinase-19 messenger RNA expression in the rat ovary. Biol Reprod 71(6):1796-1806.

Jo M, Gieske MC, Payne CE, Wheeler-Price SE, Gieske JB, Ignatius IV, Curry TE Jr, Ko C. (2004)
Development and application of a rat ovarian gene expression database (rOGED). Endocrinology 145(11):5384-5396.


Jo M, Thomas LE, Wheeler SE, Curry Jr TE (2003)
Membrane type-1-matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-associated MMP-2 activation increases in the rat ovary in response to an ovulatory dose of human chorionic gonadotropin. Biol Reprod 70:1024-1032.

Komar CM and Curry TE Jr (2003)
Inverse relationship between the expression of messenger ribonucleic acid for peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma and P450 side chain cleavage in the rat ovary. Biol Reprod 69:549-555.

Curry TE Jr and Osteen KG (2003)
The matrix metalloproteinase system: Changes, regulation, and impact throughout the ovarian and uterine reproductive cycle. Endocr Rev 24(4):428-465.

Simpson KS, Komar CM, Curry TE Jr. (2003)
Localization and expression of tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-4 in the immature gonadotropin-stimulated and adult rat ovary. Biol Reprod 68:214-221.


Curry TE Jr. and Wheeler SE (2002)
Cellular localization of tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases in the rat ovary throughout pseudopregnancy. Biol Reprod 67:1943-1951.

Komar CM and Curry TE (2002)
Localization and expression of messenger RNAs for the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors in ovarian tissue from naturally cycling and pseudopregnant rats. Biol Reprod 66:1531-1539.


Komar CM, Braissant O, Wahli W, and Curry TE Jr. (2001)
Expression and localization of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors in the rat ovary during follicular development and the periovulatory period. Endocrinology 142(11) 4831-4838.

Curry TE Jr., Song L, Wheeler SE (2001)
Cellular localization of gelatinases and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases during follicular growth, ovulation and early luteal formation in the rat. Biol Reprod 65:855-865.

Simpson KS, Byers MJ, Curry TE Jr. (2001)
Spatiotemporal mRNA expression of the tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases (TIMPs) in the ovary throughout the rat estrous cycle. Endocrinology 142:2058-2069.

Curry TE Jr, Osteen KG (2001)
Cyclic changes in the matrix metalloproteinase system in the ovary and uterus. Biol Reprod 64:1285-1296.

Komar CM, Matousek M, Mitsube K, Mikuni M, Brannstrom M, Curry TE Jr. (2001)
Effects of genistein on the periovulatory expression of messenger ribonucleic acid for matrix metalloproteinases and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases in the rat ovary. Reproduction 121:259-265.


Curry TE Jr, Komar CM, Burns PD, Nothnick, WB (2000)
Periovulatory changes in ovarian metalloproteinases and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases (TIMPs) following indomethacin treatment. Adashi, E. Y. Ovulation: Evolving Scientific and Clinical Concepts. Springer Verlag, New York, pg 265-276.

Curry TE Jr., Nothnick WB (2000)
Changes in ovarian TIMP expression during follicular growth, ovulation, and the luteal period in the rat. Proceedings of Inhibitors of Metalloproteinases in Development and Disease, Banff, Alberta, pg 119-126.


Cooke RG, Nothnick WB, Komar CM, Burns PD, Curry TE Jr. (1999)
Collagenase and gelatinase mRNA expression and activity during follicular development in the rat ovary. Biol Reprod 61:1309-1316.