Jenny T Mao
Affiliation: University of California
- Mao J, Tashkin D, Belloni P, Baileyhealy I, Baratelli F, Roth M. All-trans retinoic acid modulates the balance of matrix metalloproteinase-9 and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1 in patients with emphysema. Chest. 2003;124:1724-32 pubmed..We conclude that ATRA can modulate protease/antiprotease balance in a manner that may impact on disease pathogenesis. ..
- Mao J, Tashkin D, Tsu I, Serio K. Differential modulation of leukotriene B4 synthesis and degradation in human bronchoalveolar lavage cells by lipopolysaccharide and tobacco smoke. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2008;1:266-74 pubmed publisher..By regulating the balance of LTB4 in the lung, LTB4OH may function as a suppressor of lung carcinogenesis. ..