Paul Stemmer

Faculty Profile


Office Phone

(313) 577-6536


(313) 577-0082


Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Selected Publications

Feng, B. and Stemmer, P.M.:  Interactions of Calcineurin A, Calcineurin B, and Ca(2+). Biochemistry 38:12481-12489, 1999.


Persechini, A., Yano, K. and Stemmer, P.M.:  Ca2+ binding and energy coupling in the calmodulin-myosin light chain complex.  J. Biol. Chem. 275: 4199-204, 2000.


Sommer, D. and Stemmer, P.M.:  Modulation of calcineurin activity by oxidants and antioxidants.  Eur. J. Biochem.,  267: 2312-2322, 2000.


Stemmer, P.M., Ledyard, T.H. and Watanabe, A.M.:  Protein dephosphorylation rates in myocytes after isoproterenol withdraw.  Biochem. Pharmacol.,  59: 1513-1519, 2000.


Feng, B. and Stemmer, P.M.:  Ca2+-binding site 2 in calcineurin-B modulates calmodulin-dependent calcineurin phosphatase activity.  Biochemistry,  40: 8808-8814, 2001.


Persechini, A and Stemmer, P.M.:  Calmodulin is a Limiting Factor in the Cell.  Trends in Cardiovascular Med., 12: 32-37, 2002.


Sommer, D., Coleman, S., Swanson, S.A. and Stemmer, P.M.:  Differential Susceptibilities of Serine/Threonine Phosphatases to Oxidative and Nitrosative Stress, Arch Biochem Biophys.,  404: 271-278, 2002.


Ohashi, I., Pohoreki, R., Morita, K. and Stemmer, P.M.:  Alcohols increase calmodulin affinity for Ca2+ and decrease target affinity for calmodulin. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 1691: 161-167, 2004.


Rai, A.J., Stemmer, P.M., Zhang, Z., Morgan, B., Caffrey, B.R., Podusk, V., Leung, E.H.C.: Analysis of HUPO-PPP Reference Specimens using SELDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry: Multi-Institution Correlation of Spectra and Identification of Biomarkers. Proteomics, In Press.

Research Description

Environmental Health Sciences

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