* indicates undergraduate co-author

Research Articles (selected)


Acharya, K.D., Friedline, R.H., Ward, D.V., Graham, M.E., Tauer, L., Zheng, D., Hu, X., de Vos, W.M., McCormick, B.A., Kim, J.K., and Tetel, M.J.  Differential effects of Akkermansia-enriched fecal microbiota transplant on energy balance in female mice on high-fat diet., Frontiers in Endocrinology, 1-17, 2022. PDF

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