Publications List

  1. Gunn GB, Anderson KE, Patel AJ, Gallegos J, Hallberg C, Sood G, Hatch SS, Sanguineti, G: Severe radiation therapy-related soft tissue toxicity in a patient with porphyria cutanea tarda: case report and review of the literature. Head and Neck. 2010;32:1112-7. PMID: 19536857; PMCID: PMC2891307
  2. Hou W, Tian Q, Zheng J, Bonkovsky HL. Zinc mesoporphyrin induces rapid proteasome-mediated degradation of hepatitis C non-structural 5A protein in human hepatoma cells. Gastroent. 2010;138:1909-19. PMID: 19909748; PMCID: PMC2860067
  3. Jalil S; Grady JJ, Lee C, Anderson KE, Associations among behavior-related susceptibility factors in porphyria cutanea tarda.  Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010;8:297-302. PMID: 19948245; PMCID: PMC2834813
  4. Bishop DF, Clavero S, Mohandas N, Desnick RJ.  Congenital erythropoietic porphyria: characterization of murine models of the severe common (C73R/C73R) and later-onset genotypes.  Mol Med. 2011;17:748-56. PMID: 21365124; PMCID: PMC3146604
  5. Boynton TO, Gerdes S, Craven SH, Neidle EL, Phillips JD, Dailey HA. Discovery of a Gene Involved in a Third Bacterial Protoporphyrinogen Oxidase Activity through Comparative Genomic Analysis and Functional Complementation.  Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:4795-801. PMID: 21642412; PMCID: PMC3147383
  6. Dailey HASepter ANDaugherty LThames DGerdes SStabb EVDunn AKDailey TAPhillips JD. The Escherichia coli Protein YfeX Functions as a Porphyrinogen Oxidase, Not a Heme Dechelatase. MBio. 2011;8;2. PMID: 22068980; PMCID: PMC3215433
  7. Hasanoglu A, Balwani M, Kasapkara CS, Ezgü FS, Okur I, Tümer L, Cakmak A, Nazarenko I, Yu C, Clavero S, Bishop DF, Desnick RJ.  Harderoporphyria due to homozygosity for coproporphyrinogen oxidase missense mutation H327R.  J Inherit Metab Dis. 2011;34:225-31. PMID: 21103937; PMCID: PMC3091031
  8. Huang ZChen KXu TZhang JLi YLi WAgarwal AKClark AMPhillips JDPan X. Sampangine inhibits heme biosynthesis in both yeast and human. Eukaryot Cell. 2011;10:1536-44. PMID: 21908598; PMCID: PMC3209050
  9. Hwang SI, Lee YY, Park JO, Norton HJ, Clemens E, Schrum LW, Bonkovsky HL.  Effects of a single dose of oral iron on hepcidin concentrations in human urine and serum analyzed by a robust LC-MS/MS method.  Clin Chim Acta. 2011;412: 2241-2247. PMID:  21867695; PMCID: PMC3207492
  10. Lakner, A, Bonkovsky HL, Schrum L.  miRNA’s:  fad or future of liver disease.  World J Gastroent. 2011;17: 2536-42. PMID: 21633658; PMCID: PMC3103811
  11. Li T, Bonkovsky HL, Guo J-T.  Structural analysis of heme proteins:  implications for design and prediction. BMC Struct Biol. 2011;11:13. PMID: 21371326; PMCID: PMC3059290
  12. Lorenzo FR, Phillips JD, Nussenzveig R, Lingam B, Koul PA, Schrier  SL, Prchal JT. Molecular Basis of Two Novel Mutation Found in Type I Methemoglobinemia. Blood Cells Mol Dis. 2011;46:277-81. PMID: 21349748; PMCID: PMC3075332
  13. Phillips JD, Kushner JP, Bergonia HA, Franklin MR. Uroporphyria in the Cyp1a2-/- mouse. Blood Cells Mol Dis. 2011;15:249-254. PMID: 21880518; PMCID: PMC3223295 
  14. Tian Q, Li T, Hou W, Zheng J, Schrum LW, Bonkovsky HL.  Lon peptidase 1 (LONP1)-dependent breakdown of mitochondrial 5-aminolevulinic acid synthase protein by heme in human liver cells.  J Biol Chem. 2011;286:26424-30. PMID: 21659532; PMCID: PMC3143606
  15. To-Figueras J, Phillips JD, Gonzalez-López JM, Badenas C, Madrigal I, González-Romarís EM, Ramos C, Aguirre JM, Herrero C. Hepatoerythropoietic porphyria due to a novel mutation in the uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase gene. Br J Dermatol. 2011;165:499-505. PMID: 21668429 PMCID: PMC3818800
  16. Troadec MB, Warner D, Wallace J, Thomas K, Spangrude GJ, Phillips J, Khalimonchuk O, Paw BH, Ward DM, Kaplan J. Targeted deletion of the mouse Mitoferrin1 gene: from anemia to protoporphyria. Blood. 2011;117:5494-502. PMID: 21310927; PMCID: PMC3109720
  17. Wang Y, Langer NB, Shaw GC, Yang G, Li L, Kaplan J, Paw BH, and Bloomer JR:  Abnormal Mitoferrin-1 expression in patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria.  Exp Hematology. 2011;39:784-794. PMID: 21627978; PMCID: PMC3143264
  18. Wickliffe JK, Abdel-Rahman SZ, Lee C, Kormos-Hallberg C, Sood G, Grady JJ, Desnick RJ, Anderson KE, CYP1A2*1F and GSTM1 alleles are associated with susceptibility to porphyria cutanea tarda. Mol Med. 2011;17:241-247. PMID: 20957336; PMCID: PMC3060985
  19. Zhang J, Yasuda M, Desnick RJ, Balwani M, Bishop D, Yu C.  A LC-MS/MS method for the specific, sensitive, and simultaneous quantification of 5-aminolevulinic acid and porphobilinogen. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2011;879:2389-96. PMID: 21783436; PMCID: PMC3269068
  20. Caballes FR, Hossein S, Bonkovsky HL. Hepatitis C, porphyria cutanea tarda and liver iron: an update. Liver Int. 2012;32:880-93. PMID: 22510500; PMCID: PMC3418709
  21. Bonkovsky HL. Risk factors for porphyria cutanea tarda—the iron/HFE connection. Liver Int. 2012;33:162. PMID: 23121614
  22. Balwani M. Desnick R.J. The Porphyrias: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment. Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2012;2012:19-27. PMID: 23233556
  23. Balwani M. Desnick R.J. The Porphyrias: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment. Blood. 2012;120:4496-504. PMID: 22791288; PMCID: PMC3512229
  24. Singal AK, Kormos-Hallberg C, Lee C, Sadagoparamanujam VM, Grady JJ, Freeman DH, Anderson KE.  Low-dose hydroxychloroquine is as effective as phlebotomy in treatment of patients with porphyria cutanea tarda. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012;10:1402-9. PMID: 22985607; PMCID: PMC3501544
  25. Singal AK, Gou E, Albuerne M, Hallberg CK, Anderson KE. Relapse of PCT after achieving remission with phlebotomy or low dose hydroxychloroquine. Hepatology 2013;58:299A
  26. Bonkovsky HL, Hou W, Steuerwald N, Tian Q, Parsons J, Hamilton A, Hwang S, Schrum L.  Heme status affects human hepatic messenger RNA and microRNA expression.  World J Gastroenterology 2013;19: 1593-1601.  PMID  23538684; PMCID: PMC3602476
  27. Balwani M, Doheny D, Bishop DF, Nazarenko I, Yasuda M, Dailey HA, Anderson KE, Bissell DM, Bloomer J, Bonkovsky HL, Phillips JD, Liu L, Desnick RJ. Loss-of-Function Ferrochelatase and Gain-of-Function Erythroid 5-Aminolevulinate Synthase Mutations Causing Erythropoietic Protoporphyria and X-Linked Protoporphyria in North American Patients Reveal Novel Mutations and a High Prevalence of X-Linked Protoporphyria. Mol Med. 2013;19:26-35. PMID: 23364466; PMCID: PMC3646094
  28. Bishop DF, Tchaikovskii V, Nazarenko I, Desnick RJ. Molecular Expression and Characterization of Erythroid-Specific 5-Aminolevulinate Synthase gain-of-function mutations causing X-Linked Protoporphyria. Mol Med. 2013;19:18-25. PMID: 23348515; PMCID: PMC3592931
  29. Larion S, Caballes FR, Hwang S-I, Lee J-G, Rossman WE, Parsons J, Steuerwald N, Li T, Maddukuri V, Groseclose G, Finkielstein CV, Bonkovsky HL. Circadian rhythms in acute intermittent porphyria—a pilot study. Eur J Clin Invest. 2013;43:727-39.  PMID: 23650938; PMCID PMC3687345
  30. Clavero, S., Ahuja, Y., Bishop, D.F., Giger, U., Kwait, B., Haskins, M.E., and Desnick, R.J.: Feline Porphyria: Two novel mutations causing acute intermittent porphyria. Molecular studies faciltate accurate diagnosis of erythrodontia. Vet. Med. 2013 Epub ahead of print PMID: 24239138 PMCID: PMC3963809
  31. Singal AK, Parker C, Bowden C, Thapar M, Liu L, McGuire BM. Liver transplantation in the management of porphyria. Hepatology. 2014. 60: 1082-89 PMID: 24700519
  32. Yasuda M, Gan L, Chen B, Kadirvel S, Yu C, Phillips JD, New MI, Liebow A, Fitzgerald K, Querbes W, Desnick RJ. RNAi-mediated silencing of hepatic Alas1 effectively prevents and treats the induced acute attacks in acute intermittent porphyria mice. PNAS. 2014 Epub ahead of print. PMID: 24821812
  33. Bonkovsky HL, Maddukuri VC, Yazici C, Anderson KE, Bissell DM, Bloomer JR, Phillips JD, Naik H, Peter I, Baillargeon G, Bossi K, Gandolfo L, Light C, Bishop D, Desnick RJ. Acute Porphyrias in the USA: Features of 108 Subjects from Porphyria Consortium. Am J Med. 2014. PMID: 25016127
  34. Bossi K, Lee J, Schmeltzer P, Holburton E, Groseclose G, Besur S, Hwang S, Bonkovsky HL.  Homeostasis of iron and hepcidin in erythropoietic protoporphyria.  Eur J Clin Invest 2015;45 (10): 1032-1041. PMID 26199063
  35. Bissell DM, Lai JC, Meister RK, Blanc PD. Role of Delta-aminolevulinic Acid in the Symptoms of Acute Porphyria. Am J Med. 2015;128:313-7 PMID: 25446301
  36. Besur S, Hou W, Schmeltzer P, Bonkovsky HL.  Clinically important features of porphyrin and heme metabolism and the porphyrias.  Metabolites, 2014;4:977-1006. PMID: 25372274
  37. Brancaleoni V, Balwani M, Granata F, Graziadei G, Missineo P, Fiorentino V, Fustinoni S, Cappellini MD, Naik H, Desnick RJ, Pierro ED. X-chromosomal inactivation directly influences the phenotypic manifestation of X-linked Protoporphyria. Clin Genet. 2015. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 25615817
  38. Bergonia HA, Frankling MR, Kushner JP, Phillips JD. A method for determining alpha-aminolevulinic acid synthase activity in homogenized cells and tissues. Clinical Biochemistry. 2015. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 25959086
  39. Butler DF, Ginn KF, Daniel JF, Bloomer JR, Kats A, Shreve N, Myers GD. Bone Marrow Transplant for X-linked protoporphyria with severe hepatic fibrosis. Pediatr Transplant. 2015. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 25856424
  40. Thawani R, Moghe A, Idhate T, Kalra M, Mahajan A, Anderson KE. Porphyria Cutanea Tarda in a Child with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. QJM. 2015. Epub ahead of print.
  41. Yasuda M, et al. Liver Transplantation for Acute Intermittent Porphyria: Biochemical and Pathologic Studies of the Explanted Liver. Mol Med 2015. In Press
  42. Gou E, Balwani M, Bissell DM, Bloomer JR, Bonkovsky HL, Desnick RJ, Naik H, Phillips JD, Singal AK, Wang B, Keel S, Anderson KE. Pitfalls in Erythrocyte Protoporphyrin Measurement for Diagnosis and Monitoring of Protoporphyrias. Clin Chem. 2015;61:1453-6  PMID:26482161
  43. Bonkovsky HL, Besur S, Schmeltzer P.  Acute porphyrias—an update for emergency physicians.  Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2015, 49(3):305-312. PMID: 26159905
  44. Farrell CP, Overbey JR, Naik H, Nance D, McLaren GD, McLaren CE, Zhou L, Desnick RJ, Parker CJ, Phillips JD. The D519G Polymorphism of Glyceronephosphate O-Acyltransferase Is a Risk Factor for Familial Porphyria Cutanea Tarda. PLoS One. 2016;11(9):e0163322.
  45. Naik H, Stoecker M, Sanderson SC, Balwani M, Desnick RJ. Experiences and concerns of patients with recurrent attacks of acute hepatic porphyria: A qualitative study. Mol Genet Metab. 2016;119(3):278-283
  46. Chen B, Solis-Villa C, Hakenberg J, Qiao W, Srinivasan RR, Yasuda M, Balwani M, Doheny D, Peter I, Chen R, Desnick RJ. Acute Intermittent Porphyria: Predicted Pathogenicity of HMBS Variants Indicates Extremely Low Penetrance of the Autosomal Dominant Disease. Hum Mutat. 2016;37(11):1215-1222
  47. Sachar M, Anderson KE, Ma X. Protoporphyrin IX: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2016;356(2):267-75.
  48. Balwani M, Singh P, Seth A, Debnath EM, Naik H, Doheny D, Chen B, Yasuda M, Desnick RJ. Acute Intermittent Porphyria in children: A case report and review of the literature. Mol Genet Metab. 2016;119(4):295-299.
  49. Lane A, McKay J, Bonkovsky HL. Advances in the Management of Erythropoietic Protoporphyria – Role of Afamelanotide. Application of Clinical Genetics. 2016. Epub
  50. Arora S, Young S, Kodali S, Singal AK. Hepatic porphyria: A narrative review. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2016. Epub
  51. Balwani M, Naik H, Anderson KE, Bissell DM, Bloomer J, Bonkovsky HL, Phillips JD, Overbey JR, Wang B, Singal AK, Liu LU, Desnick RJ. Clinical, Biochemical, and Genetic Characterization of North American Patients With Erythropoietic Protoporphyria and X-linked Protoporphyria. JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153:789-796 PMID:28614581
  52. Balwani M, Wang B, Anderson KE, Bloomer JR, Bissell DM, Bonkovsky HL, Phillips JD, Desnick RJ; Porphyrias Consortium of the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network. Acute Hepatic Porphyrias: Recommendations for Evaluation and Long Term Management. Hepatology. 2017;66(4):1314-1322. PMID: 28605040
  53. Marion B, Rejeski J, Rudnick S, Bonkovsky HL.  Porphyrias—an overview and update for physicians and their staffs.  Archives Medical Research. 2017;5(9):1-22.
  54. Singal AK, Venkata KVR, Jampana S, Islam F-U, Anderson KE. Hepatitis C treatment in patients with porphyria cutanea tarda. American Journal of Medical Sciences 2017, 353(6): 523-528. PMID: 28641714. PMCID: PMC5484053
  55. Bissell DM, Anderson KE, Bonkovsky HL. Porphyria. NEJM. 2017;377:862-72. PMID: 28854095
  56. Attarian S, Yu C, Anderson KE, Friedman EW, Effects of hemin and hemodialysis in a patient with acute intermittent porphyria and renal failure. Blood Advances 2017;1:915-917
  57. Corden, M; Frediani, J; Xu, F; Liu, Q; Chen, S-Y; Bissell, D M; Ostrom, K M. An 18-Year-Old with Acute-on-Chronic Abdominal Pain. Pediatrics. 2018;141(5). pii: e20171332. PMID: 29636397
  58. Salameh H, Sarairah H, Rizwan M, Kuo YF, Anderson KE, Singal AK. Relapse of porphyria cutanea tarda after treatment with phlebotomy or 4-aminoquinoline antimalarials: a meta-analysis. Br J Dermatol. 2018 Epub PMID: 29750336
  59. Indika NLR, Kesavan T, Dilanthi HW, Jayasena KLSPKM, Chandrasiri NDPD, Jayasinghe IN, Piumika UMT, Vidanapathirana DM, Gunarathne KDAV, Dissanayake M, Jasinge E, Arachchi WK, Doheny D, Desnick RJ. Many pitfalls in diagnosis of acute intermittent porphyria: a case report. BMC Res Notes. 2018;11(1):552. PMID: 30071891
  60. Chen B, Solis-Villa C, Erwin AL, Balwani M, Nazrenko I, Phillips JD, Desnick RJ, Yasuda M. Identification and characterization of 40 novel hydroxymethylbilane synthase mutations that cause acute intermittent porphyria. J Inherit Metab Dis. 2018 Epub. PMID: 29594648
  61. Lala SM, Naik H, Balwani M. Diagnostic Delay in Erythropoietic Protoporphyria. J Pediatr. 2018 Epub PMID: 30041937
  62. Wang B, Rudnick S, Cengia B, Bonkovsky HL. Acute Hepatic Porphyrias--Review and Recent Progress. Hepatology Communications. 2018 In press.
  63. Gou E, Weng C, Greene T, Anderson KE, Phillips JD. Longitudinal Analysis of Erythrocyte and Plasma Protoporphyrin Levels in Patients with Protoporphyria. Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine. 2018 Epub.
  64. Bonkovsky et al. Editorial: hepatitis C and porphyria cutanea tarda in 2020. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics. In press.
  65. Kazamel, M., Desnick, R.J. & Quigley, J.G. Porphyric Neuropathy: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Updated Management. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 20, 56 (2020).


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  2. Sood G, Anderson KE: Porphyrias. in Crowther MA, Ginsberg J, Schunemann H, Meyer RM, Lottenberg R (eds): Evidence-Based Hematology, Hoboken, Wiley, 2008. pp 229-237.
  3. Sood, G, Anderson KE: Porphyria Cutanea Tarda.  In: Best Practice, BMJ Publishing Group, 2008. 
  4. Anderson KE, Sood, G: Acute intermittent porphyria.  In: Best Practice, BMJ Publishing Group, 2008. 
  5. Phillips, J.D., Anderson, K.  Porphyria. In: A practical handbook to Williams Hematology, McGraw-Hill 2010, Chapter 57, pp 839-863.
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Brief Reports, Letters

  1. Bonkovsky HL.  Risk factors for porphyria cutanea tarda—the iron/HFE connection.  Liver International, 33: 162, 2013.  [Liv Int 12—015; ISSN 1478-3223]
  2. Thapar M, Bonkovsky HL.  Letter to Editor--Indications for liver transplant and AASLD guidelines.  Hepatology 61 [1]: 408, 2015. DOI 10.1002/hep.27176.
  3. Wang B, Balwani M, Bonkovsky HL, Anderson KE, Bloomer JR, Bissell DM, Phillips JD, Desnick RJ, for the Porphyrias Consortium of the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network.  Is liver transplantation for intractable attacks of porphyria a viable treatment in a developing country?  Reply to letter of Jaramillo
  4. Calle et al. in response to our Concise Review on Evaluation and Management of Acute Porphyrias.  Hepatology 67 [2]: 803-804, 2018 DOI 10.1002/hep.29674. 
  5. Bissell DM, Anderson KE, Bonkovsky HL.  Porphyria.  Response of authors to letters to editor from Sood et al and Jaramillo-Calle regarding our recent review on Porphyria. New Engl J Med 377: 2100-2101, 2017. 

Online resources

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  4. Singal, AK, Anderson KE: Variegate Porphyria.  In: UpToDate, Rose, BD (Ed), UpToDate, Waltham, MA, 2010, updated yearly. 
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  6. Sood, G, Anderson KE: Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of acute intermittent porphyria.  In: UpToDate, Rose, BD (Ed), UpToDate, Waltham, MA, 2010, updated yearly.    
  7. Sood, G, Anderson KE: Management of acute intermittent porphyria.  In: UpToDate, Rose, BD (Ed), UpToDate, Waltham, MA, 2010, updated yearly.   
  8. Bloomer JR: Managing acute porphyrias: practice considerations in inpatient and outpatient settings. Medscape Education Gastroenterology, 2010.
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  11. Bissell M, Wang B, Cimino T, Lai J. Porphyrias Consortium of the RDCRN. Hereditary Coproporphyria. Gene Reviews, 2012. PMID 23236641
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  13. Anderson KE: ALA dehydratase porphyria.  In: UpToDate, Rose, BD (Ed), UpToDate, Waltham, MA, 2013, updated yearly. 
  14. Anderson KE: Porphyria, variegate.  National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) Rare Disease Database, Danbury, CT, 2010, updated 2013.
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Presented Abstracts

  1. Bishop DF, Tchaikovskii V, Nazarenko I, Balwani M, Doheny D, Desnick RJ.  Expression and characterization of the ALAS2 carboxy-terminal gain-of-function mutations causing X-linked Protoporphyria. Presented at the 12th International Congress of Human Genetics/The American Society of Human Genetics 61st Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, October 14, 2011.
  2. Doheny D., Nazarenko I., Balwani M., Liu L., Naik H., Anderson K., Bissell D.M., Bloomer J., Bonkovsky H., Kushner J., Phillips J., Bishop D., Desnick R.J.  Erythropoietic Protoporphyrias:  Frequency of Mutations in the Ferrochelatase Gene Causing Autosomal Recessive Erythropoietic Protoporphyria and Mutations in the 5’-Aminolevulinate Synthase 2 Gene Causing X-Linked Protoporphyria. Presented at the 12th International Congress of Human Genetics/The American Society of Human Genetics 61st Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, October 13, 2011.
  3. Hou W, Tian Q, Lu QL, Schrum WL, Bonkovsky HL. Zinc protoporphyrin, a novel endogenous HCV NS3-4A protease inhibitor, displays anti-viral activity.  Presented at the 62nd Annu