Larry Louters


Education

  • B.A. Dordt College, 1971
  • M.S., Organic Chemistry, University of Minnesota, 1974
  • Ph.D. Biochemistry, University of Iowa, 1984

Thesis: Exchange of Nucleosomal Histones
Advisor: Dr. Roger Chalkley

Professional History

  • 1984-present: Professor of Chemistry, Calvin College; Chair of the Department 2008-2010, 2010-2012.
  • 1990-1991: Visiting Professor at University of Arizona
  • 1973-1979: Chemistry/Biology Teacher, Dept. Chairman, Coach, Evangelical Christian School, Memphis, TN

Biography

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2012 Presidential Award
Professor Louters received Calvin's highest accolade: 2012 Presidential Award for Exemplary Teacher

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Research and scholarship

Publications

Undergraduate student names appear in bold.

Cok A., Plaisier C., Salie M.J., Oram D.S., Chenge J., Louters L.L. Berberine acutely activates the glucose transport activity of GLUT1, Biochimie 93, 2011; 1187-1192.

Plaisier C., Cok A., Scott J., Opejin A., Bushhouse K.T., Salie M.J., Louters L.L. Effects of cinnamaldehyde on the glucose transport activity of GLUT1, Biochimie 93, 2011; 339-344.

Louters L.L., Stehouwer N., Rekman J., Tidball A., Cok A., Holstege C.P. Verapamil inhibits the glucose transport activity of GLUT1, J Med Toxicicology 6, 2010; 100-5.

Scott J., Opejin A., Tidball A., Stehouwer N., Rekman J., Louters L.L. Dual action of phenylarsine oxide on the glucose transport activity of GLUT1, Chemico-Biol Interactions 182, 2009; 199-203.

Louters L.L., Stehouwer N., Rekman J., Tidball A., Cok A., Holstege C.P. Verapamil inhibits the glucose transport activity of GLUT1, Clinical Toxicology 47, 2009; Abs 155.

Scott J., Tidball A., Uitvlugt J.M., Lucia M, Vander Griend D.A., Louters L.L. Methyl-ß-cyclodextrin binds methylene blue and blocks both its cell straining and glucose uptake stimulatory effects. Biochemie 91, 2009; 271-276.

Roelofs B., Tidball A., Lindborg A.E., Ten Harmsel A., Vander Kooy T.O., and Louters L.L. Acute activation of glucose uptake by glucose deprivation in L929 fibroblast cells.  Biochemie 88, 2006; 1941-1946.

Louters L.L., Dyste S.G., Frieswyk D., TenHarmsel A., Vander Kooy T.O., Walters L., and Whalen T. Methylene blue stimulates 2-deoxyglucose uptake in L929 fibroblast cells. Life Sciences 78, 2006; 586-591.

TenHarmsel A., Holstege C.P., Louters L.L. High dose insulin reverses verapamil 
inhibition of glucose uptake in mouse striated muscle. Ann Emerg Med 46(3), 2005; S77. 

Van Dyke D.A., Walters  L., Freiswyk D., Kokemeyer D., and Louters L.L. Acute effects of troglitazone and nitric oxide on glucose uptake in L929 fibroblast cells, Life Sciences 72, 2003; 2321-2327.

Vander Lugt J.T., Gomez-Marquez J., Caldon J., and Louters L.L. Combined effects of troglitazone and muscle contraction on insulin sensitization in Bulb-c mouse muscle, Biochemie, 83, 2001; 445-451.

Awards

2012 Presidential Award - Prof. Louters received Calvin's highest accolade, the 2012 Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching.

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