M Khair ElZarrad
Affiliation: University of South Alabama
- Connexin-43 upregulation in micrometastases and tumor vasculature and its role in tumor cell attachment to pulmonary endotheliumM Khair ElZarrad
Department of Pharmacology and Center for Lung Biology, University of South Alabama, North University Boulevard, Mobile, AL 36688, USA
BMC Med 6:20. 2008..We hypothesized that, in this multi-stage scheme, connexin-43 is centrally involved as a cell adhesion molecule mediating metastatic tumor attachment to the pulmonary endothelium...
- Lung microvascular endothelium is enriched with progenitor cells that exhibit vasculogenic capacityDiego F Alvarez
Department of Pharmacology, Center for Lung Biology, College of Medicine, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 36688, USA
Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 294:L419-30. 2008..Thus the pulmonary microcirculation is enriched with EPCs that display vasculogenic competence while maintaining functional endothelial microvascular specificity...