Nadezhda Sabeva
  • Neuroscience Department, Universidad Central del Caribe, USA, USA,
Research fields
  • Neuroscience
Personal information


Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, KY, USA, 2011

Current position

Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Universidad Central del Caribe, PR, USA

Publications (since 2007)

  1. Sabeva, N., Cho, R. W., Vasin, A., Gonzalez, A., Littleton, J. T. and Bykhovskaia, M. (2017). Complexin Mutants Reveal Partial Segregation between Recycling Pathways That Drive Evoked and Spontaneous Neurotransmission. J Neurosci 37(2): 383-396.
  2. Wang, Y., Su, K., Sabeva, N. S., Ji, A., van der Westhuyzen, D. R., Foufelle, F., Gao, X. and Graf, G. A. (2015). GRP78 rescues the ABCG5 ABCG8 sterol transporter in db/db mice. Metabolism 64(11): 1435-1443.
  3. Su, K., Sabeva, N. S., Wang, Y., Liu, X., Lester, J. D., Liu, J., Liang, S. and Graf, G. A. (2014). Acceleration of biliary cholesterol secretion restores glycemic control and alleviates hypertriglyceridemia in obese db/db mice. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 34(1): 26-33.
  4. Su, K., Sabeva, N. S., Liu, J., Wang, Y., Bhatnagar, S., van der Westhuyzen, D. R. and Graf, G. A. (2012). The ABCG5 ABCG8 sterol transporter opposes the development of fatty liver disease and loss of glycemic control independently of phytosterol accumulation. J Biol Chem 287(34): 28564-28575.
  5. Sabeva, N. S., McPhaul, C. M., Li, X., Cory, T. J., Feola, D. J. and Graf, G. A. (2011). Phytosterols differentially influence ABC transporter expression, cholesterol efflux and inflammatory cytokine secretion in macrophage foam cells. J Nutr Biochem 22(8): 777-783.
  6. Coy, D. J., Wooton-Kee, C. R., Yan, B., Sabeva, N., Su, K., Graf, G. and Vore, M. (2010). ABCG5/ABCG8-independent biliary cholesterol excretion in lactating rats. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 299(1): G228-235.
  7. Liu, J., Sabeva, N. S., Bhatnagar, S., Li, X. A., Pujol, A. and Graf, G. A. (2010). ABCD2 is abundant in adipose tissue and opposes the accumulation of dietary erucic acid (C22:1) in fat. J Lipid Res 51(1): 162-168.
  8. Sabeva, N. S., Liu, J. and Graf, G. A. (2009). The ABCG5 ABCG8 sterol transporter and phytosterols: implications for cardiometabolic disease. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 16(2): 172-177.
  9. Sabeva, N. S., Rouse, E. J. and Graf, G. A. (2007). Defects in the leptin axis reduce abundance of the ABCG5-ABCG8 sterol transporter in liver. J Biol Chem 282(31): 22397-22405.
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