Juan   Guevara  Jr.

Part-Time Lecturer  

Office: BSETB 1.208
Phone: (956) 882-6773
Email: juan.guevara@utrgv.edu

Dr. Juan Guevara Jr.





Selected Publications


  • Juan Guevara, J Romo, Jr, Troy McWhorter, and Natalia Guevara. "Analogs of LDL Receptor Ligand Motifs in Dengue Envelope and Capsid Proteins as Potential Codes for Cell Entry.," Journal of viruses 2015, (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2015).

  • J Guevara, Jr, N Prashad, Boris Ermolinsky, J Gaubatz, D Kang, Andrea Schwarzbach, D Loose, and Natalia Guevara. "Apo B100 similarities to viral proteins suggest basis for LDL-DNA binding and transfection capacity.," Journal of lipid research 51, no. 7 (July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2010): 1704-18.

  • J Gaubatz, R Hoogeveen, A Hoffman, K Ghazzaly, H Pownall, J Guevara, Jr, M Koschinsky, and J Morrisett. "Isolation, quantitation, and characterization of a stable complex formed by Lp[a] binding to triglyceride-rich lipoproteins.," Journal of lipid research 42, no. 12 (December 2001): 2058-68.

  • J Guevara, Jr, D Kang, and J Moore. "Nucleic acid-binding properties of low-density lipoproteins: LDL as a natural gene vector.," Journal of protein chemistry 18, no. 8 (November 1999): 845-57.

  • J Guevara, Jr, N Valentinova, Oscar Garcia, A Gotto, C Yang, S Legal, J Gaubatz, and J Sparrow. "Interaction of apolipoprotein[a] with apolipoproteinB-100 Cys3734 region in lipoprotein[a] is confirmed immunochemically.," Journal of protein chemistry 15, no. 1 (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1996): 17-25.

  • J Guevara, Jr, N Valentinova, D Davison, J Morrisett, and J Sparrow. "Human Lp(a): regions in sequences of apoproteins similar to domains in signal transduction proteins.," Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 1, no. 6 (November 1995): 440-8.

  • J Guevara, Jr, E Walch, H Epstein, J Sparrow, A Gotto, and N Valentinova. "Evidence that apoB-100 of low-density lipoproteins is a novel Src-related protein kinase.," Journal of protein chemistry 14, no. 7 (October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1995): 627-31.

  • F Blanco-Vaca, J Gaubatz, N Bren, B Kottke, J Morrisett, and J Guevara, Jr. "Identification and quantification of apolipoproteins in addition to apo[a] and apo B-100 in human lipoprotein[a].," Chemistry and physics of lipids 67-68, (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1994): 35-42.

  • G Cardoso, C Posadas, O OrvanaƱos, C Peniche, J Zamora, R Aguilar, J Holguin, A Raynaud, J Morrisett, and J Guevara, Jr. "Long distance runners and body-builders exhibit elevated plasma levels of lipoprotein(a).," Chemistry and physics of lipids 67-68, (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1994): 207-21.

  • C Ballantyne, L Chan, J Guevara, Jr, J Morrisett, M Mims, "Recent advances in lipoprotein and atherosclerosis research at Baylor College of Medicine. Apolipoprotein B, lipoprotein[a], and transplantation arteriopathy.," Texas Heart Institute journal 21, no. 1 (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1994): 48-55.



Selected Presentations


  • Alondra Escobar, Juan Guevara, and Natalia Guevara. "High Resolution Optical Imaging of Human Leucocytes in an Aqueous buffer," Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium, Rice University, Houston, TX (November 2018)

  • Lazaro Mendez, Juan Guevara, and Natalia Guevara. "Nanoscale Resolution Optical Microscopy of Fibrin and Platelet Matrix," Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium, Rice University, Houston, TX (November 2018)

  • Alondra Escobar, Juan Guevara, and Natalia Guevara. "High resolution optical imaging of human leukocytes in aqueous buffer," 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Biophysical Society , San Francisco, CA (February 2018)

  • Michael Izaguirre, Juan Guevara, Ross Guevara, Jaime Romo, and Natalia Guevara. "OBSERVATION OF NATURAL CELL NANOSCALE ECTODOMAIN DYNAMICS THROUGH OPTICAL MEANS AND CONTRAST ENRICHMENT ," 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Biophysical Society , San Francisco, CA (February 2018)

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