J N Topper

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Vascular MADs: two novel MAD-related genes selectively inducible by flow in human vascular endothelium
    J N Topper
    Vascular Research Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:9314-9. 1997
  2. pmc CREB binding protein is a required coactivator for Smad-dependent, transforming growth factor beta transcriptional responses in endothelial cells
    J N Topper
    Vascular Research Division, Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:9506-11. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint MEKK-1, a component of the stress (stress-activated protein kinase/c-Jun N-terminal kinase) pathway, can selectively activate Smad2-mediated transcriptional activation in endothelial cells
    J D Brown
    Vascular Research Division, Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Biol Chem 274:8797-805. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Transforming growth factor-beta 1 inhibits cytokine-mediated induction of human metalloelastase in macrophages
    M W Feinberg
    Program of Developmental Cardiovascular Biology, The Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Biol Chem 275:25766-73. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Endothelial dysfunction, hemodynamic forces, and atherogenesis
    M A Gimbrone
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 5817, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 902:230-9; discussion 239-40. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Human prostaglandin transporter gene (hPGT) is regulated by fluid mechanical stimuli in cultured endothelial cells and expressed in vascular endothelium in vivo
    J N Topper
    Vascular Research Division, Department of Pathology, and the Cardiovascular Division Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 98:2396-403. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidermal growth factor induces Egr-1 promoter activity in hepatocytes in vitro and in vivo
    J C Tsai
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 281:G1271-8. 2001
  8. pmc Gene program for cardiac cell survival induced by transient ischemia in conscious pigs
    C Depre
    Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:9336-41. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint TGF-beta in the cardiovascular system: molecular mechanisms of a context-specific growth factor
    J N Topper
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Trends Cardiovasc Med 10:132-7. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint The MAD-related protein Smad7 associates with the TGFbeta receptor and functions as an antagonist of TGFbeta signaling
    H Hayashi
    Division of Gastroenterology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cell 89:1165-73. 1997

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Publications10

  1. pmc Vascular MADs: two novel MAD-related genes selectively inducible by flow in human vascular endothelium
    J N Topper
    Vascular Research Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:9314-9. 1997
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  2. pmc CREB binding protein is a required coactivator for Smad-dependent, transforming growth factor beta transcriptional responses in endothelial cells
    J N Topper
    Vascular Research Division, Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:9506-11. 1998
    ..Thus, functional Smad-coactivator interactions may be an important locus of signal integration in endothelial cells...
  3. ncbi request reprint MEKK-1, a component of the stress (stress-activated protein kinase/c-Jun N-terminal kinase) pathway, can selectively activate Smad2-mediated transcriptional activation in endothelial cells
    J D Brown
    Vascular Research Division, Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Biol Chem 274:8797-805. 1999
    ..These data demonstrate a novel mechanism for activation of Smad protein-mediated signaling in endothelial cells and suggest that Smad2 may act as an integrator of diverse stimuli in these cells...
  4. ncbi request reprint Transforming growth factor-beta 1 inhibits cytokine-mediated induction of human metalloelastase in macrophages
    M W Feinberg
    Program of Developmental Cardiovascular Biology, The Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Biol Chem 275:25766-73. 2000
    ..Taken together, MMP-12 is induced by several factors implicated in atherosclerosis. The inhibition of MMP-12 expression by TGF-beta1 suggests that TGF-beta1, acting via Smad3, may promote plaque stability...
  5. ncbi request reprint Endothelial dysfunction, hemodynamic forces, and atherogenesis
    M A Gimbrone
    Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 5817, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 902:230-9; discussion 239-40. 2000
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Human prostaglandin transporter gene (hPGT) is regulated by fluid mechanical stimuli in cultured endothelial cells and expressed in vascular endothelium in vivo
    J N Topper
    Vascular Research Division, Department of Pathology, and the Cardiovascular Division Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 98:2396-403. 1998
    ..This process is thought to involve the regulation of vascular gene expression by physiological fluid mechanical stimuli such as fluid shear stresses...
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidermal growth factor induces Egr-1 promoter activity in hepatocytes in vitro and in vivo
    J C Tsai
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 281:G1271-8. 2001
    ..Together, these results suggest that the 1,200-bp promoter contains information for EGF response in hepatocytes both in vitro and in intact animals...
  8. pmc Gene program for cardiac cell survival induced by transient ischemia in conscious pigs
    C Depre
    Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:9336-41. 2001
    ..Understanding the genes up-regulated during myocardial stunning, including those not previously described in the heart, and developing strategies that activate this program may open new avenues for therapy in ischemic heart disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint TGF-beta in the cardiovascular system: molecular mechanisms of a context-specific growth factor
    J N Topper
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Trends Cardiovasc Med 10:132-7. 2000
    ..These findings are beginning to provide a mechanistic framework with which to understand the complex and pleiotropic actions of these factors on cells and tissues of the cardiovascular system...
  10. ncbi request reprint The MAD-related protein Smad7 associates with the TGFbeta receptor and functions as an antagonist of TGFbeta signaling
    H Hayashi
    Division of Gastroenterology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cell 89:1165-73. 1997
    ..These studies thus define a novel function for MAD-related proteins as intracellular antagonists of the type I kinase domain of TGFbeta family receptors...