P C Billings

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Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Expression of betaig-h3 by human bronchial smooth muscle cells: localization To the extracellular matrix and nucleus
    P C Billings
    Department of Anatomy and Histology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6002, USA
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 22:352-9. 2000
  2. ncbi Extracellular matrix and nuclear localization of beta ig-h3 in human bladder smooth muscle and fibroblast cells
    P C Billings
    Department of Anatomy and Histology, University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Cell Biochem 79:261-73. 2000
  3. ncbi RTX toxins recognize a beta2 integrin on the surface of human target cells
    E T Lally
    Leon Levy Research Center for Oral Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6002, USA
    J Biol Chem 272:30463-9. 1997
  4. ncbi Analysis of in situ protease activity in chronic adult periodontitis patients: expression of activated MMP-2 and a 40 kDa serine protease
    J M Korostoff
    Department of Microbiology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Periodontol 71:353-60. 2000
  5. ncbi Authentic matrix vesicles contain active metalloproteases (MMP). a role for matrix vesicle-associated MMP-13 in activation of transforming growth factor-beta
    P C Billings
    Departments of Biochemistry and Anatomy/Histology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    J Biol Chem 276:11347-53. 2001
  6. ncbi Activation of transforming growth factor beta in chondrocytes undergoing endochondral ossification
    M Dangelo
    Department of Anatomy and Histology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 16:2339-47. 2001

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Publications6

  1. ncbi Expression of betaig-h3 by human bronchial smooth muscle cells: localization To the extracellular matrix and nucleus
    P C Billings
    Department of Anatomy and Histology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6002, USA
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 22:352-9. 2000
    ..The presence of this protein in nuclei suggests that it may have regulatory functions in addition to its role as a structural component of lung ECM...
  2. ncbi Extracellular matrix and nuclear localization of beta ig-h3 in human bladder smooth muscle and fibroblast cells
    P C Billings
    Department of Anatomy and Histology, University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Cell Biochem 79:261-73. 2000
    ..We propose that although this protein is a structural component of bladder ECM, its nuclear localization suggests that it has other regulatory and/or structural functions...
  3. ncbi RTX toxins recognize a beta2 integrin on the surface of human target cells
    E T Lally
    Leon Levy Research Center for Oral Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6002, USA
    J Biol Chem 272:30463-9. 1997
    ..These experiments identify LFA-1 as a cell surface receptor that mediates toxicity of members of this family of pore-forming toxins...
  4. ncbi Analysis of in situ protease activity in chronic adult periodontitis patients: expression of activated MMP-2 and a 40 kDa serine protease
    J M Korostoff
    Department of Microbiology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Periodontol 71:353-60. 2000
    ..In this study, we analyzed human tissue samples from chronic adult periodontitis patients to assess the levels of specific proteases and determine the effect of pH and tetracyclines on their activity...
  5. ncbi Authentic matrix vesicles contain active metalloproteases (MMP). a role for matrix vesicle-associated MMP-13 in activation of transforming growth factor-beta
    P C Billings
    Departments of Biochemistry and Anatomy/Histology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    J Biol Chem 276:11347-53. 2001
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  6. ncbi Activation of transforming growth factor beta in chondrocytes undergoing endochondral ossification
    M Dangelo
    Department of Anatomy and Histology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 16:2339-47. 2001
    ..Our findings point to a strict mode of regulation of this potent factor to elicit diverse and highly specific effects during chondrocyte maturation and ossification...