* indicates undergraduate co-author

Research Articles (selected)

Acharya, K.D., Noh, H.L., Graham, M.E., Suk, S., Friedline, R.H., *Gomez, C.C., *Parakoyi, A.E.R., Chen, J., Kim, J.K. and Tetel, M.J. Distinct Changes in Gut Microbiota Are Associated with Estradiol-Mediated Protection from Diet-Induced Obesity in Female Mice. Metabolites. 11, 1-22, 2021. PDF

Acharya, K.D., Nettles, S.A., Lichti, C.F., Warre-Cornish, K., Dutan Polit, L., Srivastava, D.P., Denner, L. and Tetel, M.J. Dopamine-induced interactions of female mouse hypothalamic proteins with progestin receptor-A in the absence of hormone. Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 32 (10): e12904, 2020. PDF

*Song, S.D, Acharya, K.D., *Zhu, J.E., Deveney, C.M., Walther-Antonio, M.R.S., Tetel, M.J. and Chia, N. Daily vaginal microbiota fluctuations associated with natural hormonal cycle, contraceptives, diet, and exercise. mSphere, 5(4): e00593-20, 2020. PDF 

Acharya, K.D., Gao, X., Bless, E.P, Chen, J. and Tetel, M.J.  Estradiol and high fat diet associate with changes in gut microbiota in female ob/ob mice. Scientific Reports, 9(1): 1-13, 2019. PDF

Acharya, K.D., Nettles, S.A., Sellers, K.J.,  *Im, D.D., *Harling, M., Pattanayak, C., Vardar-Ulu,D.,  Lichti, C.F., Huang,S., Edwards, D.P., Srivastava, D.P., Denner, L. and Tetel, M.J.  The progestin receptor interactome in the female mouse hypothalamus: Interactions with synaptic proteins are isoform-specific and ligand-dependent. eNeuro, 4: 1-19, 2017. PDF

Bless, E.P., *Yang, J., Acharya, Nettles, S.A., Vassoler, F.M., Byrnes, E.M., Tetel, M.J. Adult neurogenesis in the female mouse hypothalamus: Estradiol and high-fat diet alter the generation of newborn neurons expressing estrogen receptor alpha. eNeuro 3: 1-16, 2016. PDF

Acharya, K.D., *Finkelstein, S.D., Bless, E.P., Nettles, S.A., Mulac-Jericevic, B., Conneely, O.M., Mani, S.K., Tetel, M.J.  Estradiol preferentially induces progestin receptor-A (PR-A) over PR-B in cells expressing nuclear receptor coactivators in the female mouse hypothalamus.  eNeuro  2: 1-15, 2015. PDF

Bless, E. P., *Reddy, T., Acharya, K. D., Beltz, B. S., Tetel, M.J. Oestradiol and diet modulate energy homeostasis and hypothalamic neurogenesis in the adult female mouse. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 26(11): 805-816, 2014. PDF

Piccolella, M., Crippa, V., Messi, E., Tetel, M.J. and Poletti, A.  Modulators of estrogen receptor inhibit proliferation and migration of prostate cancer cells.  Pharmacological Research, 79:13-20, 2014. PDF

Bruce, L.A., Cyr, N.E., *Qiao, J.W., *DeFries, C.C., Tetel, M.J. and Wolfson, A.J.  Neuropeptidase activity is down-regulated by estradiol in steroid sensitive regions of the hypothalamus in female mice. Neuropeptides, 46: 167-172, 2012. PDF

Gonzales, K.L., Quadros-Menella, P.S., Tetel, M.J. and Wagner, C.K. Anatomically-specific actions of oestrogen receptor in developing female rat brain: Effects of oestradiol and selective oestrogen receptor modulators on progestin receptor expression. Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 24: 285-291, 2012. PDF

*Tognoni, C.M., Chadwick, Jr., J.G., *Ackeifi, C.A. and Tetel, M.J. Nuclear receptor coactivators are coexpressed with steroid receptors and regulated by estradiol in mouse brain. Neuroendocrinology, 94: 49-57, 2011. PDF

*Yore, M.A., *Im, D., *Webb, L.K., Zhao, Y., Chadwick, J.G.Jr., Molenda-Figueira, H.A., Haidacher, S.J., Denner, L.A. and Tetel, M.J. Steroid receptor coactivator-2 (SRC-2) expression in brain and physical associations with steroid receptors. Neuroscience 169: 1017-1028, 2010. PDF

Cyr, N.E., *Kua, L.H., Bruce, L.A., Chadwick, J.G., Tetel, M.J. and Wolfson, A.J. Thimet oligopeptidase is coexpressed with oestrogen receptor- in the hypothalamus of female mice and regulated by oestradiol. J Neuroendocrinology 22: 936-943, 2010. PDF

Molenda-Figueira, H.A, *Murphy, S.D., *Shea, K.L., *Siegal, N.K., Zhao, Y., Chadwick, J.G., Denner, L.A. and Tetel, M.J. Steroid receptor coactivator-1 from brain physically interacts differentially with steroid receptor subtypes. Endocrinology 149: 5272-5279, 2008. PDF

Gonzales, K.L., Tetel, M.J. and Wagner, C.K. Estrogen receptor (ER) beta modulates ERalpha responses to estrogens in the developing rat ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus. Endocrinology 149: 4615-4621, 2008. PDF

McGinnis, M.Y., Lumia, A.R., Tetel, M.J., Molenda-Figueira, H.A. and Possidente, B. Effects of anabolic androgenic steroids on the development and expression of activity and circadian rhythms in male rats. Physiology & Behavior, 2007. PDF

Tetel, M.J., *Siegal, N.K., *Murphy, S.D. Cells in behaviourally relevant brain regions coexpress nuclear receptor coactivators and ovarian steroid receptors. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 19: 262-271, 2007. PDF

Molenda-Figueira, H.A., *Williams, C.A., *Griffin, A.L., Rutledge, E.M., Blaustein, J.D. and Tetel, M.J. Nuclear receptor coactivators function in estrogen receptor- and progestin receptor-dependent aspects of sexual behavior in female rats. Hormones and Behavior 50: 383-392, 2006. PDF

Tetel, M.J., Ungar, T.C., *Hassan, B., and Bittman, E.L. Photoperiodic regulation of androgen receptor and Steroid Receptor Coactivator-1 in Siberian hamster brain. Molecular Brain Research 131: 79-87, 2004. PDF

Auger, A.P., Perrot-Sinal, T.S., Auger, C.J., Ekas, L.A., Tetel, M.J. and McCarthy, M.M. Expression of the nuclear receptor coactivator, CREB-binding protein, is sexually dimorphic and modulates sexual differentiation of neonatal rat brain. Endocrinology 143: 3009-3016, 2002. PDF

Molenda, H.A., *Griffin, A.L., Auger, A.P., Tetel, M.J. Nuclear receptor coactivator function in hormone-dependent gene expression in brain and female reproductive behavior in rats. Endocrinology 143: 436-444, 2002. PDF

Greco, B., Tetel, M.J., Allegretto, E.A., Blaustein, J.D. Coexpression of ER-beta and ER-alpha and progestin receptor proteins in the female rat forebrain: Effects of estradiol treatment. Endocrinology 142: 5172-5181, 2001. PDF

Auger, A.P., Tetel, M.J. and McCarthy, M.M. Steroid receptor co-activator-1 mediates the development of sex specific brain morphology and behavior. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 97: 7551-7555, 2000. PDF

Tetel, M.J., Giangrande, P.H., Leonhardt, S.A., McDonnell, D.P. and Edwards, D.P. Hormone-dependent interaction between the amino- and carboxyl-terminal domains of progesterone receptor in vitro and in vivo. Molecular Endocrinology 13: 910-924, 1999. PDF

Tetel, M.J., Jung, S., Carbajo, P., Ladtkow, T., Skafar, D.F., Edwards, D.P. Hinge and amino-terminal sequences contribute to solution dimerization of human progesterone receptor. Molecular Endocrinology 11: 1114-1128, 1997. PDF


Invited Reviews and Chapters (selected)


Acharya, K.D., *Parakoyi, A.E.R. and Tetel, M.J. Chapter 17 - Endocrine Disruption and the Gut Microbiome. Endocrine Disruption and Human Health (Second Edition). P. D. Darbre, Academic Press: 355-376, 2021. PDF

Graham, M.E., Herbert, W.G., Song, S.D., *Raman, H.N., *Zhu, J.E., *Gonzalez, P.E., Walther-António, M.R.S. and Tetel, M.J. Gut and vaginal microbiomes on steroids: Implications for women’s health. Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism 32: 554-565, 2021. PDF

Tetel, M. J., de Vries, G. J., Melcangi, R. C., Panzica, G., & O'Mahony, S. M. Steroids, stress and the gut microbiome brain axis. Journal of Neuroendocrinology30(2): 1-8, 2018. PDF

Tetel, M.J. and *Lai, P.M.R.  Steroid receptor coactivator family: SRC-1, SRC-2 and SRC-3.  In: Encyclopedia of Signaling Molecules. (Choi, S. Ed), New York, Springer Press, pp. 1788-1792, 2018. PDF

Tetel, M.J. Rewards and Challenges of a Career in Research and Teaching at a Liberal Arts College. Endocrinology,155:11, 2014. 

Tetel, M. J., Acharya, K. D. Nuclear receptor coactivators: Regulators of steroid action in brain and behavior. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 25: 1209–1218, 2013. PDF

Wolfson, A.J., Cyr, N.E., Bruce, L.A., *Qiao, J.W., *DeFries, C.C.  and Tetel, M.J.  Regulation of neuropeptidases involved in reproductive physiology by estradiol. In: Estrogen Receptors: Mechanisms, Structure and Role in Disease, (Chen, G.C. Ed), New York, Nova Science Publishers, pp. 61-67, 2012.

Mani, S.K., Mermelstein, P.G., Tetel, M.J., Anesetti, G. Convergence of Multiple Mechanisms of Steroid Hormone Action. Hormone and Metabolic Research, 44(8): 569-576, 2012. PDF

Melcangi, R.C., Giatti, S., Pesaresi, M., Caruso, D., and Tetel, M.J. Neuroactive steroids and peripheral neuropathy. In: Hormones in Neurodegeneration, Neuroprotection and Neurogenesis. (Gravanis, A.G. and Mellon, S.H. Eds), Wiley-VCH Press, pp.121-135, 2011.

Tetel, M.J. and Pfaff, D.W. Contributions of estrogen receptor-α and estrogen receptor-β to the regulation of behavior. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1800: 1086-1089, 2010. PDF

Tetel, M.J. Modulation of steroid action in the central and peripheral nervous systems by nuclear receptor coactivators. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 34S, S9-S19, 2009. PDF

Pfaff, D.W., Tetel M.J. and Schober, J.M. Neuroendocrinology: Mechanisms by which hormones affect behaviors. In: Handbook of Neuroscience for the Behavioral Sciences (Bernston, G. and Cacioppo, J.T. eds), New York, Wiley Press, pp. 99-118, 2009.

Tetel, M.J. and Lange, C.A. Molecular genomics of progestin actions. In: Hormones, Brain and Behavior (Pfaff, D.W., Arnold, A.P., Etgen, A.M., Fahrbach, S.E. and Rubin, R. Eds), Vol. 3, San Diego: Academic Press; 2009. pp. 1439-1465, 2009. PDF

Tetel, M.J., Auger, A.P. and Charlier, T.D. Who's in charge? Nuclear receptor coactivator and corepressor function in brain and behavior. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology 30, 328-342, 2009. PDF

Tetel, M.J. Nuclear receptor coactivators: Essential players in steroid hormone action in brain and behavior. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 21: 229-237, 2009. PDF

Molenda, H.A., *Kilts, C.P., *Allen, R.L. and Tetel, M.J. Nuclear receptor coactivator function in reproductive physiology and behavior. Biology of Reproduction 69: 1449-1457, 2003. PDF

Tetel, M.J. Nuclear receptor coactivators in neuroendocrine function. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 12: 927-932, 2000. PDF