- Regulation of atherosclerosis and associated risk factors by adenosine and adenosine receptorsMilka Koupenova
Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Curr Atheroscler Rep 14:460-8. 2012..Potential therapeutic applications are reviewed, as well as reasons for phenotypic differences occasionally observed between receptor knockout and pharmacological inhibition via drug administration...
- The A2b adenosine receptor modulates glucose homeostasis and obesityHillary Johnston-Cox
Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e40584. 2012..We used a diet-induced obesity murine knockout model to investigate the role of this receptor in mediating metabolic homeostasis, and correlated our findings in obese patient samples...
- A2 adenosine receptors and vascular pathologiesHillary A Johnston-Cox
Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 32:870-8. 2012..Understanding the pathogenesis of vascular disease mediated by these receptors is important to the development of therapeutics and to the prevention and management of disease...
- A2b adenosine receptor regulates hyperlipidemia and atherosclerosisMilka Koupenova
Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 700 Albany St, CVI, W 601, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Circulation 125:354-63. 2012..The cAMP-elevating A(2b) adenosine receptor (A(2b)AR) controls inflammation via its expression in bone marrow cells...