Katja Lakota

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Affiliation: University Medical Centre
Country: Slovenia

Publications

  1. pmc Levels of adiponectin, a marker for PPAR-gamma activity, correlate with skin fibrosis in systemic sclerosis: potential utility as biomarker?
    Katja Lakota
    Department of Rheumatology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Vodnikova 62, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R102. 2012
  2. pmc International cohort study of 73 anti-Ku-positive patients: association of p70/p80 anti-Ku antibodies with joint/bone features and differentiation of disease populations by using principal-components analysis
    Katja Lakota
    Department of Rheumatology, University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R2. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Could antibodies against serum amyloid A function as physiological regulators in humans?
    Katja Lakota
    Department of Rheumatology, University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Autoimmunity 44:149-58. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Antibodies against acute phase proteins and their functions in the pathogenesis of disease: a collective profile of 25 different antibodies
    Katja Lakota
    University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Section of Internal Medicine, Department of Rheumatology, Vodnikova 62, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Autoimmun Rev 10:779-89. 2011
  5. pmc Comparison and evaluation of different methodologies and tests for detection of anti-dsDNA antibodies on 889 Slovenian patients' and blood donors' sera
    Polona Zigon
    University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Department of Rheumatology, Immunology Laboratory, Vodnikova 62, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Croat Med J 52:694-702. 2011
  6. pmc Colocalization of serum amyloid a with microtubules in human coronary artery endothelial cells
    Katja Lakota
    Department of Rheumatology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2011:528276. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Antiphospholipid antibodies as non-traditional risk factors in atherosclerosis based cardiovascular diseases without overt autoimmunity. A critical updated review
    Andrej Artenjak
    University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Department of Rheumatology, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Autoimmun Rev 11:873-82. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Serum amyloid A activation of human coronary artery endothelial cells exhibits a neutrophil promoting molecular profile
    Katja Lakota
    University Medical Centre, Department of Rheumatology, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Microvasc Res 90:55-63. 2013
  9. pmc Uropathogenic Escherichia coli induces serum amyloid a in mice following urinary tract and systemic inoculation
    Andreja Erman
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Cell Biology, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    PLoS ONE 7:e32933. 2012
  10. pmc Increased responsiveness of human coronary artery endothelial cells in inflammation and coagulation
    Katja Lakota
    Department of Rheumatology, University Medical Centre, Vodnikova 62, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Mediators Inflamm 2009:146872. 2009

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Publications11

  1. pmc Levels of adiponectin, a marker for PPAR-gamma activity, correlate with skin fibrosis in systemic sclerosis: potential utility as biomarker?
    Katja Lakota
    Department of Rheumatology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Vodnikova 62, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R102. 2012
    ..Here we evaluated the levels of adiponectin, a sensitive and specific index of PPAR-gamma activity, as a potential fibrogenic biomarker in SSc...
  2. pmc International cohort study of 73 anti-Ku-positive patients: association of p70/p80 anti-Ku antibodies with joint/bone features and differentiation of disease populations by using principal-components analysis
    Katja Lakota
    Department of Rheumatology, University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R2. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint Could antibodies against serum amyloid A function as physiological regulators in humans?
    Katja Lakota
    Department of Rheumatology, University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Autoimmunity 44:149-58. 2011
    ..7 μg/ml (97.5th percentile). Significantly, higher concentrations of SAA were observed for antiphospholipid syndrome, rheumatoid arthritic, and SLE patients...
  4. doi request reprint Antibodies against acute phase proteins and their functions in the pathogenesis of disease: a collective profile of 25 different antibodies
    Katja Lakota
    University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Section of Internal Medicine, Department of Rheumatology, Vodnikova 62, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Autoimmun Rev 10:779-89. 2011
    ..Reports about protective roles of autoantibodies are also emerging, showing lowered levels of antibodies in diseases, which could be interesting for therapeutic intervention...
  5. pmc Comparison and evaluation of different methodologies and tests for detection of anti-dsDNA antibodies on 889 Slovenian patients' and blood donors' sera
    Polona Zigon
    University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Department of Rheumatology, Immunology Laboratory, Vodnikova 62, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Croat Med J 52:694-702. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Colocalization of serum amyloid a with microtubules in human coronary artery endothelial cells
    Katja Lakota
    Department of Rheumatology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2011:528276. 2011
    ..These different locations of SAA in endothelial cells strongly indicate multiple potential functions of this protein...
  7. doi request reprint Antiphospholipid antibodies as non-traditional risk factors in atherosclerosis based cardiovascular diseases without overt autoimmunity. A critical updated review
    Andrej Artenjak
    University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Department of Rheumatology, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Autoimmun Rev 11:873-82. 2012
    ..The most frequently associated aPL in all studies reported, irrespective of disease, was aCL, with a less frequent association reported for LA, aβ2GPI and other aPL...
  8. doi request reprint Serum amyloid A activation of human coronary artery endothelial cells exhibits a neutrophil promoting molecular profile
    Katja Lakota
    University Medical Centre, Department of Rheumatology, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Microvasc Res 90:55-63. 2013
    ..We investigated the effects of inflammatory stimuli on the expression of SAA receptors, signaling pathways and molecular profiles in HCAEC...
  9. pmc Uropathogenic Escherichia coli induces serum amyloid a in mice following urinary tract and systemic inoculation
    Andreja Erman
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Cell Biology, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    PLoS ONE 7:e32933. 2012
    ..We suggest that SAA functions as a critical host defense against UTIs, preventing the formation of biofilms both upon and within the urothelium and possibly providing clinicians with a sensitive serological marker for UTI...
  10. pmc Increased responsiveness of human coronary artery endothelial cells in inflammation and coagulation
    Katja Lakota
    Department of Rheumatology, University Medical Centre, Vodnikova 62, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Mediators Inflamm 2009:146872. 2009
    ..Prostacyclin levels were highest in HUVEC and were inhibited by RSV in all cell types. The differences between the endothelial cell types could account for greater susceptibility of coronary arteries to inflammation and atherogenesis...
  11. doi request reprint AA amyloidosis in a polyarteritis nodosa patient treated with tocilizumab
    Alojzija Hocevar
    Department of Rheumatology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Amyloid 20:275-6. 2013
    ..We report a case of a patient with polyarteritis nodosa complicated by AA amyloidosis treated with tocilizumab...