Thomas E. Curry, Jr., PhD
Professor and Vice Chair,
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
More information on
The Curry Laboratory.
||University of South Florida, B.S., Biology, 1976; M.S.,
||East Carolina, PhD, Anatomy, 1983
||University of Miami, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology,
||University of Kentucky, Department of Obstetrics &
University of Kentucky, Department of Anatomy, Joint Appointment, 1987-
Connective Tissue Remodeling, Extracellular Matrix
||Thomas E. Curry, Jr., PhD
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology
Department of OB-GYN
800 Rose Street
Lexington, KY 40536-0084
||859-323-6166 (Office) 859-323-6077 (Lab)
- 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 Biol Reprod Epub July 30TE 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.
TE Jr and Osteen
KG (2003) The matrix metalloproteinase system: Changes, regulation, and
impact throughout the ovarian and uterine reproductive cycle. Endocr Rev
- 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 localizaton 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 Jr., TE (2001) Expression and
localization of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors in the rat ovary
during follicular development and the periovulatory period. Endocrinology
- 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.
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