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  1. Kabir, R., Sinha, P., Mishra, S., Ebenebe, O.Taube, N., Oening, C., Keceli, G., Chen, R., Paolocci, N., Rule, A., Kohr, M.J. Inorganic arsenic induces sex-dependent pathological hypertrophy in the heart. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 320(4): H1321-H1336; 2021
  2. Veenema, R., Casin, K.M., Sinha, P., Kabir, R., Mackowski, N., Taube, N., Bedja, D., Chen, R., Rule, A., Kohr, M.J. Inorganic arsenic exposure induces sex disparate effects and exacerbates ischemia-reperfusion injury in the female heart. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 316(5): H1053-H1064; 2019. 
  3. Tian, R., Colucci, W.S., Arany, Z., Bachschmid, M.M., Ballinger, S., Boudina, S., Bruce, J.E., Busija, D.W., Dikalov, S., Dorn, G.W., Galis, Z.S., Gottleib, R.A., Kelly, D.P., Kitsis, R.N., Kohr, M.J., Levy, D., Lewandowski, D., McClung, J.M., Mochly-Rosen, D., O’Brien, K.D., O’Rourke, B., Park, J.Y., Ping, P., Sack, M.N., Sheu, S-S., Shi, Y., Shiva, S., Wallace, D.C., Weiss, R.G., Vernon, H.J., Wong, R., Schwartz-Longacre, L. Unlocking the secrets of mitochondria in the cardiovascular system: Path to a cure in heart failure, A report from the 2018 National Heart, Lung and Blood workshop. Circulation. 140:1205-1216; 2019.
  4. Casin, K., Fallica, J., Mackowski, N., Veenema, R., Chan, A., St. Paul, A., Zhu, G., Bedja, D., Biswal, S., Kohr, M.J. S-nitrosoglutathione reductase is essential for protecting the female heart from ischemia-reperfusion injury. Circ Res. 123(11): 1232-1243; 2018.
  5. Qin, S., Casin, K.M., Mackowski, N., Murphy, E., Steenbergen, C., Kohr, M.J. Adenosine A1receptor activation increases myocardial protein S-nitrosothiols and elicits protection in male and female hearts. PLoS One. 12(5): e0177315; 2017.
  6. Das, S., Kohr, M.J., Dunkerly-Eyring, B., Bedja, D., Kent, O., Leung, A., Henao-Mejia, J., Flavell, R., Steenbergen, C. Role of miR-181 family in the heart: a tale of two intracellular compartments. J Am Heart Assoc. 6(3): e004694; 2017.
  7. Zhang, B., Novitskaya, T., Wheeler, D.G., Xu, Z., Chepurko, E., Huttinger, R., He, H., Varadharaj, S., Zweier, J.L., Song, Y., Xu, M., Harrell, F.E., Su, Y.R., Absi, R.S., Kohr, M.J., Ziolo, M.T., Roden, D.M., Shaffer, C.M., Galindo, C.L., Wells, Q.S., Gumina, R.J. Down-regulated KCNJ11 gene expression in ischemic cardiomyopathy contributes to an inability to modulate the nitro-oxidative stress of ischemia-reperfusion injury. Circ Heart Fail. 10(2): e003523; 2017.
  8. Murray, C.I., Chung, H.S., Papanicolaou, K., Foster, D.B., Kohr, M.J.# Post-translational modifications in the cardiovascular proteome (2016). (Book Chapter, Manual of Cardiovascular Protoemics. Edited by Agnetti, G. et al., Spring International Publishing).
  9. Shao, Q., Fallica, J., Casin, K.M., Murphy, E., Steenbergen, C. Kohr, M.J.# Characterization of the sex-dependent myocardial S-nitrosothiol proteome. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 310:H505-515; 2016. #Corresponding author
  10. Kohr, M.J. Mitsugumin-53: Potential biomarker and therapeutic for myocardial ischemic injury? J Mol Cell Cardiol. 81:46-48; 2015.
  11. Sun, J., Nguyen, T., Aponte, A.M., Menazza, S., Kohr, M.J., Roth, D.M., Patel, H.M., Murphy, E., Steenbergen, C. Ischaemic preconditioning preferentially increases protein S-nitrosylation in subsarcolemmal mitochondria. Cardiovasc Res. 106(2):227-236; 2015.
  12. Kovacs, M., Kiss, A., Gonczi, M. Miskolczi, G., Seprenyi, G., Kaszaki, J., Kohr, M.J., Murphy, E., Vegh, A. Effect of sodium nitrite on ischemia and reperfusion-induced arrhythmias in anaesthetized dogs: is protein S-nitrosylation involved? PLoS One. 10:e0122243; 2015.
  13. Kohr, M.J.#, Murphy, E., Steenbergen, C. GAPDH acts as a mitochondrial trans-S-nitrosylase in the myocardium. PLOS One. 9:e111448; 2014.#Corresponding author
  14. Kohr, M.J.#, Evangelista, A., Ferlito, M., Steenbergen, C., Murphy, E. S-nitrosylation of TRIM72 at cysteine 144 is critical for protection against oxidation-induced protein degradation and cell death. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 69:67-74; 2014. #Corresponding author, Comment in: X’avia Chan, C.Y., Wang, D., Cadeiras, M., Deng, M.C., Ping, P. S-nitrosylation of TRIM72 mends the broken heart: A molecular modifier-mediated cardioprotection. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 72:292-295; 2014.
  15. Tong, G., Aponte, A., Kohr, M.J., Steenbergen, C., Murphy, E., Sun, J. Postconditioning leads to an increase in protein S-nitrosylation. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 306: H825-H832; 2014.
  16. Murphy, E., Kohr, M., Menazza, S., Nguyen, T., Evangelista, A., Sun, J., Steenbergen, C. Signaling by S-nitrosylation in the heart. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 73:18-25; 2014.
  17. Sun, J., Nguyen, T., Kohr, M.J., Murphy, E. Cardioprotective role of caveolae in ischemia-reperfusion injury. Transl Med. 3:114; 2013.
  18. Evangelista, A., Kohr, M.J., Murphy, E. S-nitrosylation: Specificity, occupancy, and interaction with other post-translational modifications. Antioxid Redox Signal. 19:1209-1219; 2013.
  19. Kohr, M.J., Aponte, A., Sun, J., Gucek, M., Steenbergen, C., Murphy, E., Measurement of S-nitrosylation occupancy in the myocardium with cysteine-reactive tandem mass tags. Circ Res. 111:1308-12; 2012. Circulation Research Editor’s Pick, Comment in: Murray, C.I., Van Eyk, J.E. A twist on quantification: measuring the site occupancy of S-nitrosylation. Circ Res. 111:1253-5; 2012.
  20. Kohr, M.J., Roof, S., Zweier, J., Ziolo, M.T. Modulation of myocardial contraction by peroxynitrite. Front Physio. 3:468; 2012.
  21. Sun, J., Aponte, A.M., Kohr, M.J., Tong, G., Steenbergen, C., Murphy, E. Essential role of nitric oxide in acute ischemic preconditioning: S-nitros(yl)ation vs. sGC/cGMP/PKG signaling? Free Radic Biol Med. 54:105-112; 2012.
  22. Wang, H., Bonilla, I., Huang, X., He, Q., Kohr, M.J., Carnes, C., Ziolo, M. Prolonged action potential and afterdepoloarizations are not due to changes in potassium currents in NOS3 knockout ventricular myocytes. J Signal Transduct. 2012:645721; 2012.
  23. Kohr, M.J., Sun, J., Aponte, A., Wang, G., Gucek, M., Murphy, E., Steenbergen, C. Simultaneous measurement of protein oxidation and S-nitrosylation during preconditioning and ischemia/reperfusion injury with resin-assisted capture. Circ Res. 108:418-426; 2011. Cited by Faculty of 1000 as a Recommended Article
  24. Kohr, M.J., Aponte, A., Sun, J., Wang, G., Murphy, E., Gucek, M., Steenbergen, C. Characterization of potential S-nitrosylation sites in the myocardium. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 300:H1327-1335; 2011.
  25. Murphy, E., Kohr, M., Sun, J., Nguyen, T., Steenbergen, C. S-nitrosylation: A radical way to protect the heart. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 52: 568-577; 2011.
  26. Sun, J., Kohr, M.J., Nguyen, T., Aponte, A., Connelly, P.S., Esfahani, S.G., Gucek, M., Daniels, M.P., Steenbergen, C., Murphy, E. Disruption of caveolae blocks preconditioning-mediated S-nitrosylation of mitochondrial proteins. Antioxid Redox Signal. 16:45-56; 2011.
  27. Nguyen, T., Stevens, M., Kohr, M., Steenbergen, C., Sack, M., Murphy, E. Cysteine 203 of Cyclophilin D is critical for cyclophilin D activation of the mitochondrial permeability transition pore. J Biol Chem. 286: 40184-92; 2011. Cited by Faculty of 1000 as a Recommended Article
  28. Murphy, E., Lagranha, C., Deschamps, A., Kohr, M., Nguyen, T., Wong, R., Sun, J., Steenbergen, C. Mechanism of cardioprotection: What can we learn from females? Pediatr Cardiol. 32: 354-359; 2011.
  29. Wang, H., Viatchenko-Karpinski, S., Sun, J., Gyorke, I., Benkusky, N., Kohr, M.J., Valdivia, H., Murphy, E., Gyorke, S., Ziolo, M. Regulation of myocyte contraction via neuronal nitric oxide synthase: role of ryanodine receptor S-nitrosylation. J Phys. 588:2905-2917; 2010.
  30. Kohr, M.J., Traynham, C.J., Roof, S.R., Davis, J.P., Ziolo, M.T. cAMP-independent activation of protein kinase A by the peroxynitrite generator SIN-1 elicits positive inotropic effects in cardiomyocytes. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 45:645-648; 2010.
  31. Kohr, M.J., Kaludercic, N., Tocchetti, C.G., Gao, W.D., Kass, D.A., Janssen, P.M, Paolocci, N., Ziolo, M.T. Nitroxyl enhances cardiomyocyte Ca2+ transients by exclusively targeting sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+-cycling. Front in Biosci. E2:614-626; 2009.
  32. Wang, H., Kohr, M.J., Traynham, C.J. Ziolo, M.T. Phosphodiesterase Type 5 Restricts NOS3/Soluble Guanylate cyclase signaling to the L-type Ca2+ current. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 47: 304-314; 2009.
  33. Kohr, M.J., Davis, J.P., Ziolo, M.T. Peroxynitrite increases protein phosphatase activity and promotes the interaction of phospholamban with protein phosphatase 2a in the myocardium. Nitric Oxide. 20:217-221; 2009.
  34. Ziolo, M.T., Kohr, M.J., Wang, H. Nitric oxide signaling and the regulation of myocardial function. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 45:625-632; 2008.
  35. Wang, H., Kohr, M.J., Wheeler, D.G., Traynham, C.J., Janssen, P.M., Ziolo, M.T. Neuronal nitric oxide synthase signaling within cardiac myocytes targets phospholamban. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 294: C1566-1575; 2008.
  36. Kohr, M.J., Wang, H., Wheeler, D.G., Velayutham, M., Zweier, J.L., Ziolo, M.T. Biphasic effect of SIN-1 is reliant upon cardiomyocyte contractile state. Free Radic Biol and Med. 45:73-80; 2008.
  37. Wang, H., Kohr, M.J., Wheeler, D.G., Ziolo, M.T. Endothelial nitric oxide synthase decreases b-adrenergic responsiveness via inhibition of the L-type Ca2+ current. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 294: H1473-1480; 2008.
  38. Kohr, M.J., Wang, H., Wheeler, D.G., Velayutham, M., Zweier, J.L., Ziolo, M.T. Targeting of phospholamban by peroxynitrite decreases b-adrenergic stimulation in cardiomyocytes. Cardiovasc Res. 77:353-361; 2008.
  39. Rosen, G.M., Burks, S.R., Kohr, M.J., Kao, J.P. Synthesis and biological testing of aminoxyls designed for long-term retention by living cells. Org Biomol Chem. 3: 645-648; 2005.