Satyanarayana Rachagani, PhD

Assistant Professor

  • 2532 Citations
  • 25 h-Index
20062020

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Research Output

  • 2532 Citations
  • 25 h-Index
  • 62 Article
  • 10 Review article
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 1 Short survey
2020

Irreversible and sustained upregulation of endothelin axis during oncogene-associated pancreatic inflammation and cancer

Gupta, S., Prajapati, A., Gulati, M., Gautam, S. K., Kumar, S., Dalal, V., Talmon, G. A., Rachagani, S. & Jain, M., Feb 2020, In : Neoplasia (United States). 22, 2, p. 98-110 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

Afatinib and Temozolomide combination inhibits tumorigenesis by targeting EGFRvIII-cMet signaling in glioblastoma cells

Vengoji, R., Macha, M. A., Nimmakayala, R. K., Rachagani, S., Siddiqui, J. A., Mallya, K., Gorantla, S., Jain, M., Ponnusamy, M. P., Batra, S. K. & Shonka, N., Jun 18 2019, In : Journal of Experimental and Clinical Cancer Research. 38, 1, 266.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations
Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Dual delivery nanoscale device for miR-345 and gemcitabine co-delivery to treat pancreatic cancer

Uz, M., Kalaga, M., Pothuraju, R., Ju, J., Junker, W. M., Batra, S. K., Mallapragada, S. & Rachagani, S., Jan 28 2019, In : Journal of Controlled Release. 294, p. 237-246 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Enhancing responsiveness of pancreatic cancer cells to gemcitabine treatment under hypoxia by heme oxygenase-1 inhibition

Abdalla, M. Y., Ahmad, I. M., Rachagani, S., Banerjee, K., Thompson, C. M., Maurer, H. C., Olive, K. P., Bailey, K. L., Britigan, B. E. & Kumar, S., May 2019, In : Translational Research. 207, p. 56-69 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

FDPS cooperates with PTEN loss to promote prostate cancer progression through modulation of small GTPases/AKT axis

Seshacharyulu, P., Rachagani, S., Muniyan, S., Siddiqui, J. A., Cruz, E., Sharma, S., Krishnan, R., Killips, B. J., Sheinin, Y., Lele, S. M., Smith, L. M., Talmon, G. A., Ponnusamy, M. P., Datta, K. & Batra, S. K., Jun 27 2019, In : Oncogene. 38, 26, p. 5265-5280 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

MicroRNA regulation of K-Ras in pancreatic cancer and opportunities for therapeutic intervention

Karmakar, S., Kaushik, G., Nimmakayala, R., Rachagani, S., Palanimuthu Ponnusamy, M. & Batra, S. K., Feb 2019, In : Seminars in Cancer Biology. 54, p. 63-71 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

11 Scopus citations

Novel therapies hijack the blood-brain barrier to eradicate glioblastoma cancer stem cells

Vengoji, R., Ponnusamy, M. P., Rachagani, S., Mahapatra, S., Batra, S. K., Shonka, N. & Macha, M. A., Mar 12 2019, In : Carcinogenesis. 40, 1, p. 2-14 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations

Trefoil factor(s) and CA19.9: A promising panel for early detection of pancreatic cancer

Jahan, R., Ganguly, K., Smith, L. M., Atri, P., Carmicheal, J., Sheinin, Y., Rachagani, S., Natarajan, G., Brand, R. E., Macha, M. A., Grandgenett, P. M., Kaur, S. & Batra, S. K., Apr 2019, In : EBioMedicine. 42, p. 375-385 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2018

Axed MUC4 (MUC4/X) aggravates pancreatic malignant phenotype by activating integrin-β1/FAK/ERK pathway

Jahan, R., Macha, M. A., Rachagani, S., Das, S., Smith, L. M., Kaur, S. & Batra, S. K., Aug 2018, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular Basis of Disease. 1864, 8, p. 2538-2549 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Cigarette Smoke Induces Stem Cell Features of Pancreatic Cancer Cells via PAF1

Nimmakayala, R. K., Seshacharyulu, P., Lakshmanan, I., Rachagani, S., Chugh, S., Karmakar, S., Rauth, S., Vengoji, R., Atri, P., Talmon, G. A., Lele, S. M., Smith, L. M., Thapa, I., Bastola, D. R., Ouellette, M. M., Batra, S. K. & Palanimuthu Ponnusamy, M., Sep 2018, In : Gastroenterology. 155, 3, p. 892-908.e6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Disruption of C1galt1 Gene Promotes Development and Metastasis of Pancreatic Adenocarcinomas in Mice

Chugh, S., Barkeer, S., Rachagani, S., Nimmakayala, R. K., Perumal, N., Pothuraju, R., Atri, P., Mahapatra, S., Thapa, I., Talmon, G. A., Smith, L. M., Yu, X., Neelamegham, S., Fu, J., Xia, L., Palanimuthu Ponnusamy, M. & Batra, S. K., Nov 2018, In : Gastroenterology. 155, 5, p. 1608-1624 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Novel role of O-glycosyltransferases GALNT3 and B3GNT3 in the self-renewal of pancreatic cancer stem cells

Barkeer, S., Chugh, S., Karmakar, S., Kaushik, G., Rauth, S., Rachagani, S., Batra, S. K. & Palanimuthu Ponnusamy, M., Nov 22 2018, In : BMC cancer. 18, 1, 1157.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Pancreatic cancer associated with obesity and diabetes: An alternative approach for its targeting

Pothuraju, R., Rachagani, S., Junker, W. M., Chaudhary, S., Viswanathan, S., Kaur, S. & Batra, S. K., Dec 19 2018, In : Journal of Experimental and Clinical Cancer Research. 37, 1, 319.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

13 Scopus citations

Pathological and functional significance of Semaphorin-5A in pancreatic cancer progression and metastasis

Saxena, S., Hayashi, Y., Wu, L., Awaji, M., Atri, P., Varney, M. L., Purohit, A., Rachagani, S., Batra, S. K. & Singh, R. K., Jan 1 2018, In : Oncotarget. 9, 5, p. 5931-5943 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2017

Afatinib radiosensitizes head and neck squamous cell carcinoma cells by targeting cancer stem cells

Macha, M. A., Rachagani, S., Qazi, A. K., Jahan, R., Gupta, S., Patel, A. A., Seshacharyulu, P., Lin, C., Li, S., Wang, S., Verma, V., Kishida, S., Kishida, M., Nakamura, N., Kibe, T., Lydiatt, W. M., Smith, R. B., Ganti, A. K. P., Jones, D. T., Batra, S. K. & 1 others, Jain, M., Jan 1 2017, In : Oncotarget. 8, 13, p. 20961-20973 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

MUC16 regulates TSPYL5 for lung cancer cell growth and chemoresistance by suppressing p53

Lakshmanan, I., Salfity, S., Seshacharyulu, P., Rachagani, S., Thomas, A., Das, S., Majhi, P. D., Nimmakayala, R. K., Vengoji, R., Lele, S. M., Palanimuthu Ponnusamy, M., Batra, S. K. & Ganti, A. K. P., Jul 15 2017, In : Clinical Cancer Research. 23, 14, p. 3906-3917 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2016

Bile acids-mediated overexpression of MUC4 via FAK-dependent c-Jun activation in pancreatic cancer

Joshi, S., Cruz, E., Rachagani, S., Guha, S., Brand, R. E., Palanimuthu Ponnusamy, M., Kumar, S. & Batra, S. K., Aug 1 2016, In : Molecular Oncology. 10, 7, p. 1063-1077 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

CXCR2 signaling regulates KRAS(G12D)-induced autocrine growth of pancreatic cancer

Purohit, A., Varney, M., Rachagani, S., Ouellette, M. M., Batra, S. K. & Singh, R. K., Jan 1 2016, In : Oncotarget. 7, 6, p. 7280-7296 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Mice deficient in Muc4 are resistant to experimental colitis and colitis-associated colorectal cancer

Das, S., Rachagani, S., Sheinin, Y., Smith, L. M., Gurumurthy, C. B., Roy, H. K. & Batra, S. K., May 19 2016, In : Oncogene. 35, 20, p. 2645-2654 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

MUC16 contributes to the metastasis of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma through focal adhesion mediated signaling mechanism

Muniyan, S., Haridas, D., Chugh, S., Rachagani, S., Lakshmanan, I., Gupta, S., Seshacharyulu, P., Smith, L. M., Palanimuthu Ponnusamy, M. & Batra, S. K., Mar 2016, In : Genes and Cancer. 7, 3-4, p. 110-124 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

MUC4 is negatively regulated through the Wnt/β-catenin pathway via the notch effector hath1 in colorectal cancer

Pai, P., Rachagani, S., Dhawan, P., Sheinin, Y. M., Macha, M. A., Qazi, A. K., Chugh, S., Palanimuthu Ponnusamy, M., Mallya, K., Pothuraju, R. & Batra, S. K., May 2016, In : Genes and Cancer. 7, 5-6, p. 154-168 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

MUC5AC interactions with integrin β4 enhances the migration of lung cancer cells through FAK signaling

Lakshmanan, I., Rachagani, S., Hauke, R., Krishn, S. R., Paknikar, S., Seshacharyulu, P., Karmakar, S., Nimmakayala, R. K., Kaushik, G., Johansson, S. L., Carey, G. B., Palanimuthu Ponnusamy, M., Kaur, S., Batra, S. K. & Ganti, A. K. P., Aug 4 2016, In : Oncogene. 35, 31, p. 4112-4121 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Overexpression of PD2 leads to increased tumorigenicity and metastasis in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Vaz, A. P., Deb, S., Rachagani, S., Dey, P., Muniyan, S., Lakshmanan, I., Karmakar, S., Smith, L. M., Johansson, S., Lele, S. M., Ouellette, M. M., Palanimuthu Ponnusamy, M. & Batra, S. K., Jan 1 2016, In : Oncotarget. 7, 3, p. 3317-3331 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Polyplex-mediated inhibition of chemokine receptor CXCR4 and chromatin-remodeling enzyme NCOA3 impedes pancreatic cancer progression and metastasis

Wang, Y., Kumar, S., Rachagani, S., Sajja, B. R., Xie, Y., Hang, Y., Jain, M., Li, J., Boska, M. D., Batra, S. K. & Oupicky, D., Sep 1 2016, In : Biomaterials. 101, p. 108-120 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

PR55α subunit of protein phosphatase 2A supports the tumorigenic and metastatic potential of pancreatic cancer cells by sustaining hyperactive oncogenic signaling

Hein, A. L., Seshacharyulu, P., Rachagani, S., Sheinin, Y. M., Ouellette, M. M., Palanimuthu Ponnusamy, M., Mumby, M. C., Batra, S. K. & Yan, Y., Apr 15 2016, In : Cancer Research. 76, 8, p. 2243-2253 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

The canonical Wnt pathway regulates the metastasis-promoting mucin MUC4 in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Pai, P., Rachagani, S., Lakshmanan, I., Macha, M. A., Sheinin, Y., Smith, L. M., Palanimuthu Ponnusamy, M. & Batra, S. K., Feb 1 2016, In : Molecular Oncology. 10, 2, p. 224-239 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2015

Amyloid precursor-like protein 2 (APLP2) affects the actin cytoskeleton and increases pancreatic cancer growth and metastasis

Pandey, P., Rachagani, S., Das, S., Seshacharyulu, P., Sheinin, Y., Naslavsky, N., Pan, Z., Smith, B. L., Peters, H. L., Radhakrishnan, P., McKenna, N. R., Panapakkam Giridharan, S. S., Haridas, D., Kaur, S., Hollingsworth, M. A., MacDonald, R. G., Meza, J. L., Caplan, S. H., Batra, S. K. & Solheim, J. C., Jan 1 2015, In : Oncotarget. 6, 4, p. 2064-2075 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Scopus citations

Carboxyl-terminal domain of MUC16 imparts tumorigenic and metastatic functions through nuclear translocation of JAK2 to pancreatic cancer cells

Das, S., Rachagani, S., Torres-Gonzalez, M. P., Lakshmanan, I., Majhi, P. D., Smith, L. M., Wagner, K. U. & Batra, S. K., Jan 1 2015, In : Oncotarget. 6, 8, p. 5772-5787 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
31 Scopus citations

Changes in microRNA (miRNA) expression during pancreatic cancer development and progression in a genetically engineered KrasG12D;Pdx1-Cre mouse (KC) model

Rachagani, S., Macha, M. A., Menning, M. S., Dey, P., Pai, P., Smith, L. M., Mo, Y. Y. & Batra, S. K., Jan 1 2015, In : Oncotarget. 6, 37, p. 40295-40309 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Clinical implications of miRNAs in the pathogenesis, diagnosis and therapy of pancreatic cancer

Rachagani, S., Macha, M. A., Heimann, N., Seshacharyulu, P., Haridas, D., Chugh, S. & Batra, S. K., Jan 1 2015, In : Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews. 81, p. 16-33 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

55 Scopus citations

Codelivery of small molecule hedgehog inhibitor and miRNA for treating pancreatic cancer

Kumar, V., Mondal, G., Slavik, P., Rachagani, S., Batra, S. K. & Mahato, R. I., Apr 6 2015, In : Molecular Pharmaceutics. 12, 4, p. 1289-1298 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations

Erratum: MUC4 regulates cellular senescence in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma through p16/Rb pathway (Oncogene (2015) 34:2814 DOI:10.1038/onc.2015.116)

Macha, M. A., Rachagani, S., Pai, P., Gupta, S., Lydiatt, W. M., Smith, R. B., Johansson, S. L., Lele, S. M., Kakar, S. S., Farghaly, H., Lee, J. H., Meza, J. L., Ganti, A. K. P., Jain, M. & Batra, S. K., May 21 2015, In : Oncogene. 34, 21, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Genetically engineered mucin mouse models for inflammation and cancer

Joshi, S., Kumar, S., Bafna, S., Rachagani, S., Wagner, K. U., Jain, M. & Batra, S. K., Dec 1 2015, In : Cancer and Metastasis Reviews. 34, 4, p. 593-609 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

7 Scopus citations

Inhibition of hedgehog signaling improves the anti-carcinogenic effects of docetaxel in prostate cancer

Mimeault, M., Rachagani, S., Muniyan, S., Seshacharyulu, P., Johansson, S. L., Datta, K., Lin, M-F. & Batra, S. K., Jan 1 2015, In : Oncotarget. 6, 6, p. 3887-3903 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
17 Scopus citations

Membrane proximal ectodomain cleavage of MUC16 occurs in the acidifying Golgi/post-Golgi compartments

Das, S., Majhi, P. D., Al-Mugotir, M. H., Rachagani, S., Sorgen, P. L. & Batra, S. K., Jun 5 2015, In : Scientific reports. 5, 9759.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

MUC4 regulates cellular senescence in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma through p16/Rb pathway

Macha, M. A., Rachagani, S., Pai, P., Gupta, S., Lydiatt, W. M., Smith, R. B., Johansson, S. L., Lele, S. M., Kakar, S. S., Lee, J. H., Meza, J. L., Ganti, A. K. P., Jain, M. & Batra, S. K., Mar 26 2015, In : Oncogene. 34, 13, p. 1698-1708 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Mucins and Wnt/β-catenin signaling in gastrointestinal cancers: An unholy nexus

Pai, P., Rachagani, S., Dhawan, P. & Batra, S. K., Oct 17 2015, In : Carcinogenesis. 37, 3, p. 223-232 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

29 Scopus citations
13 Scopus citations

Novel HER3/MUC4 oncogenic signaling aggravates the tumorigenic phenotypes of pancreatic cancer cells

Lakshmanan, I., Seshacharyulu, P., Haridas, D., Rachagani, S., Gupta, S., Joshi, S., Guda, C., Yan, Y., Jain, M., Ganti, A. K. P., Palanimuthu Ponnusamy, M. & Batra, S. K., Jan 1 2015, In : Oncotarget. 6, 25, p. 21085-21099 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
19 Scopus citations

Pathobiological implications of mucin glycans in cancer: Sweet poison and novel targets

Chugh, S., Gnanapragassam, V. S., Jain, M., Rachagani, S., Palanimuthu Ponnusamy, M. & Batra, S. K., Dec 1 2015, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Reviews on Cancer. 1856, 2, p. 211-225 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

30 Scopus citations

Significance of microRNA-based biomarkers for pancreatic cancer

Kaur, S., Krishn, S. R., Rachagani, S. & Batra, S. K., Oct 2015, In : Annals of Translational Medicine. 3, 18, 277.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

8 Scopus citations

Targeting EGF-receptor(s) - STAT1 axis attenuates tumor growth and metastasis through downregulation of MUC4 mucin in human pancreatic cancer

Seshacharyulu, P., Palanimuthu Ponnusamy, M., Rachagani, S., Lakshmanan, I., Haridas, D., Yan, Y., Ganti, A. K. P. & Batra, S. K., Jan 1 2015, In : Oncotarget. 6, 7, p. 5164-5181 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
27 Scopus citations
2014

MicroRNAs (miRNAs) as biomarker(s) for prognosis and diagnosis of gastrointestinal (GI) cancers

Macha, M. A., Seshacharyulu, P., Krishn, S. R., Pai, P., Rachagani, S., Jain, M. & Batra, S. K., Jan 1 2014, In : Current Pharmaceutical Design. 20, 33, p. 5287-5297 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations

MUC4-mediated regulation of acute phase protein lipocalin 2 through HER2/AKT/NF-κB signaling in pancreatic cancer

Kaur, S., Sharma, N., Krishn, S. R., Lakshmanan, I., Rachagani, S., Baine, M. J., Smith, L. M., Lele, S. M., Sasson, A. R., Guha, S., Mallya, K., Anderson, J. M., Hollingsworth, M. A. & Batra, S. K., Feb 11 2014, In : Clinical Cancer Research. 20, 3, p. 688-700 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
19 Scopus citations

PD2/Paf1 depletion in pancreatic acinar cells promotes acinarto-ductal metaplasia

Dey, P., Rachagani, S., Vaz, A. P., Palanimuthu Ponnusamy, M. & Batra, S. K., 2014, In : Oncotarget. 5, 12, p. 4480-4491 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
13 Scopus citations

Smoking accelerates pancreatic cancer progression by promoting differentiation of MDSCs and inducing HB-EGF expression in macrophages

Kumar, S., Torres, M. P., Kaur, S., Rachagani, S., Joshi, S., Johansson, S. L., Momi, N., Baine, M. J., Cutucache, C. E., Smith, L. M., Wyatt, T. A., Jain, M., Joshi, S. S. & Batra, S. K., Jun 9 2014, In : Oncogene. 34, 16, p. 2052-2060 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Smoking and microRNA dysregulation: A cancerous combination

Momi, N., Kaur, S., Rachagani, S., Ganti, A. K. P. & Batra, S. K., Jan 1 2014, In : Trends in Molecular Medicine. 20, 1, p. 36-47 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

37 Scopus citations

Unbiased analysis of pancreatic cancer radiation resistance reveals cholesterol biosynthesis as a novel target for radiosensitisation.

Souchek, J. J., Baine, M. J., Lin, C., Rachagani, S., Gupta, S., Kaur, S., Lester, K., Zheng, D., Chen, S., Smith, L. M., Lazenby, A. J., Johansson, S. L., Jain, M. & Batra, S. K., Sep 9 2014, In : British journal of cancer. 111, 6, p. 1139-1149 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations