L Belkacemi

Summary

Affiliation: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Placental-mediated increased cytokine response to lipopolysaccharides: a potential mechanism for enhanced inflammation susceptibility of the preterm fetus
    Julie L Boles
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, Torrance, CA, USA
    J Inflamm Res 5:67-75. 2012
  2. pmc Altered mitochondrial apoptotic pathway in placentas from undernourished rat gestations
    Louiza Belkacemi
    Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 301:R1599-615. 2011
  3. pmc Altered placental development in undernourished rats: role of maternal glucocorticoids
    Louiza Belkacemi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:105. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Early compensatory adaptations in maternal undernourished pregnancies in rats: role of the aquaporins
    Louiza Belkacemi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:752-9. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Maternal undernutrition influences placental-fetal development
    Louiza Belkacemi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Biol Reprod 83:325-31. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Increased placental apoptosis in maternal food restricted gestations: role of the Fas pathway
    L Belkacemi
    LABioMed Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90502, USA
    Placenta 30:739-51. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint AQP1 gene expression is upregulated by arginine vasopressin and cyclic AMP agonists in trophoblast cells
    Louiza Belkacemi
    Perinatal Research Laboratories, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90502, USA
    Life Sci 82:1272-80. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Expression of calbindin-D28k (CaBP28k) in trophoblasts from human term placenta
    Louiza Belkacemi
    Departement des Sciences Biologiques, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Biol Reprod 68:1943-50. 2003
  9. pmc Glyceryl trinitrate inhibits hypoxia/reoxygenation-induced apoptosis in the syncytiotrophoblast of the human placenta: therapeutic implications for preeclampsia
    Louiza Belkacemi
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Pathol 170:909-20. 2007
  10. pmc Carbon monoxide inhibits hypoxia/reoxygenation-induced apoptosis and secondary necrosis in syncytiotrophoblast
    Shannon A Bainbridge
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 2V7
    Am J Pathol 169:774-83. 2006

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Publications13

  1. pmc Placental-mediated increased cytokine response to lipopolysaccharides: a potential mechanism for enhanced inflammation susceptibility of the preterm fetus
    Julie L Boles
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, Torrance, CA, USA
    J Inflamm Res 5:67-75. 2012
    ..We specifically examined rat placental cytokine production and activation of the Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) pathway in response to lipopolysaccharide exposure at preterm and near-term gestational ages...
  2. pmc Altered mitochondrial apoptotic pathway in placentas from undernourished rat gestations
    Louiza Belkacemi
    Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 301:R1599-615. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that MUN during rat pregnancy enhances mitochondria-dependent apoptosis in the placenta, probably due to the downregulation of PPARĪ³ expression...
  3. pmc Altered placental development in undernourished rats: role of maternal glucocorticoids
    Louiza Belkacemi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:105. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Early compensatory adaptations in maternal undernourished pregnancies in rats: role of the aquaporins
    Louiza Belkacemi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:752-9. 2011
    ..We also quantified protein expression of water channels (aquaporins; AQPs)...
  5. doi request reprint Maternal undernutrition influences placental-fetal development
    Louiza Belkacemi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA, and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Biol Reprod 83:325-31. 2010
    ..This review associates fetal growth with maternal nutrition during pregnancy, placental growth and vascular development, and placental nutrient transport...
  6. doi request reprint Increased placental apoptosis in maternal food restricted gestations: role of the Fas pathway
    L Belkacemi
    LABioMed Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90502, USA
    Placenta 30:739-51. 2009
    ..The results suggest that the increased apoptosis may be mediated, in part, via Fas pathway and the defective placental development in the MFR may be a major contributor to the decreased fetal growth...
  7. ncbi request reprint AQP1 gene expression is upregulated by arginine vasopressin and cyclic AMP agonists in trophoblast cells
    Louiza Belkacemi
    Perinatal Research Laboratories, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90502, USA
    Life Sci 82:1272-80. 2008
    ..Thus, modulation of AQP1 expression by maternal hormones may regulate invasion and fetal-placental-amnion water homeostasis during gestation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Expression of calbindin-D28k (CaBP28k) in trophoblasts from human term placenta
    Louiza Belkacemi
    Departement des Sciences Biologiques, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Biol Reprod 68:1943-50. 2003
    ..Taken together, these data suggest that CaBP28k may play a role in Ca2+ transport or cell development in human trophoblast possibly trough Ca2+ buffering...
  9. pmc Glyceryl trinitrate inhibits hypoxia/reoxygenation-induced apoptosis in the syncytiotrophoblast of the human placenta: therapeutic implications for preeclampsia
    Louiza Belkacemi
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Pathol 170:909-20. 2007
    ....
  10. pmc Carbon monoxide inhibits hypoxia/reoxygenation-induced apoptosis and secondary necrosis in syncytiotrophoblast
    Shannon A Bainbridge
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 2V7
    Am J Pathol 169:774-83. 2006
    ..These observations indicate that carbon monoxide has potent antiapoptotic properties within human placenta and may hold therapeutic potential in the treatment of pre-eclampsia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Calbindin-D28k (CaBP28k) identification and regulation by 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 in human choriocarcinoma cell line JEG-3
    Louiza Belkacemi
    Laboratoire de Physiologie Materno Foetale, Departement des Sciences Biologiques, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, C P 8888, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Que, Canada H3C 3P8
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 236:31-41. 2005
    ..These novel findings are a contribution to the processes that drive CaBP28k expression regulation in human placenta...
  12. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of human trophoblast invasiveness by high glucose concentrations
    Louiza Belkacemi
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Botterell Hall, 9th Floor, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:4846-51. 2005
    ..Trophoblast invasion of the uterus is regulated by local microenvironmental factors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Calbindin-D9k (CaBP9k) localization and levels of expression in trophoblast cells from human term placenta
    Louiza Belkacemi
    Departement des Sciences Biologiques, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Succursale Centre Ville, CP 8888, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3P8
    Cell Tissue Res 315:107-17. 2004
    ..The occurrence of CaBP9k protein in trophoblast cells was further confirmed by Western blot analysis. Thus, these results indicate for the first time that CaBP9k is unequivocally expressed by trophoblast cells from human term placenta...