Fgf2

Summary

Gene Symbol: Fgf2
Description: fibroblast growth factor 2
Alias: Fgf-2, Fgfb, bFGF, HBGF-2, basic fibroblast growth factor, heparin-binding growth factor 2
Species: mouse

Top Publications

  1. pmc Impaired cerebral cortex development and blood pressure regulation in FGF-2-deficient mice
    R Dono
    EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany
    EMBO J 17:4213-25. 1998
  2. pmc Annexin II regulates fibrin homeostasis and neoangiogenesis in vivo
    Qi Ling
    Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Clin Invest 113:38-48. 2004
  3. ncbi Role of fibroblast growth factor-2 isoforms in the effect of estradiol on endothelial cell migration and proliferation
    B Garmy-Susini
    INSERM U589, Institut L Bugnard, CHU Rangueil, 31403 Toulouse, France
    Circ Res 94:1301-9. 2004
  4. ncbi Fibroblast growth factor 2 is required for maintaining the neural stem cell pool in the mouse brain subventricular zone
    Wei Zheng
    Yale University, Child Study Center, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Dev Neurosci 26:181-96. 2004
  5. ncbi Activation of canonical Wnt pathway promotes proliferation of retinal stem cells derived from adult mouse ciliary margin
    Toshihiro Inoue
    Department of Cell Fate Modulation, Institute of Molecular Embryology and Genetics, Kumamoto University, 2 2 1 Honjo, Kumamoto City, Japan
    Stem Cells 24:95-104. 2006
  6. pmc Galectin-3 is an important mediator of VEGF- and bFGF-mediated angiogenic response
    Anna I Markowska
    Department of Ophthalmology Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Exp Med 207:1981-93. 2010
  7. doi S100B protein regulates myoblast proliferation and differentiation by activating FGFR1 in a bFGF-dependent manner
    Francesca Riuzzi
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences and Istituto Interuniversitario di Miologia, University of Perugia, Via del Giochetto, 06122 Perugia, Italy
    J Cell Sci 124:2389-400. 2011
  8. pmc BMP-2 and FGF-2 synergistically facilitate adoption of a cardiac phenotype in somatic bone marrow c-kit+/Sca-1+ stem cells
    Brent R DeGeorge
    Center for Translational Medicine, Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 1:116-25. 2008
  9. doi Basic fibroblast growth factor-induced neuronal differentiation of mouse bone marrow stromal cells requires FGFR-1, MAPK/ERK, and transcription factor AP-1
    Haijie Yang
    Research Laboratories, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore 308433
    J Biol Chem 283:5287-95. 2008
  10. pmc Differential FGF ligands and FGF receptors expression pattern in frontal and parietal calvarial bones
    Natalina Quarto
    Children s Surgical Research Program, Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif 94305 5148, USA
    Cells Tissues Organs 190:158-69. 2009

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  1. pmc Impaired cerebral cortex development and blood pressure regulation in FGF-2-deficient mice
    R Dono
    EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany
    EMBO J 17:4213-25. 1998
    ..The observed autonomic dysfunction in FGF-2-deficient adult mice uncovers more general roles in neural development and function...
  2. pmc Annexin II regulates fibrin homeostasis and neoangiogenesis in vivo
    Qi Ling
    Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Clin Invest 113:38-48. 2004
    ..These data establish annexin II as a regulator of cell surface plasmin generation and reveal that impaired endothelial cell fibrinolytic activity constitutes a barrier to effective neoangiogenesis...
  3. ncbi Role of fibroblast growth factor-2 isoforms in the effect of estradiol on endothelial cell migration and proliferation
    B Garmy-Susini
    INSERM U589, Institut L Bugnard, CHU Rangueil, 31403 Toulouse, France
    Circ Res 94:1301-9. 2004
    Both 17beta-estradiol (E2) and fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF2) stimulate angiogenesis and endothelial cell migration and proliferation...
  4. ncbi Fibroblast growth factor 2 is required for maintaining the neural stem cell pool in the mouse brain subventricular zone
    Wei Zheng
    Yale University, Child Study Center, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Dev Neurosci 26:181-96. 2004
    Cells within the subventricular zone (SVZ) express basic Fgf (Fgf2) and Fgf receptor proteins...
  5. ncbi Activation of canonical Wnt pathway promotes proliferation of retinal stem cells derived from adult mouse ciliary margin
    Toshihiro Inoue
    Department of Cell Fate Modulation, Institute of Molecular Embryology and Genetics, Kumamoto University, 2 2 1 Honjo, Kumamoto City, Japan
    Stem Cells 24:95-104. 2006
    ..The proliferative effect of SB216763 was attenuated by an FGF receptor inhibitor but was enhanced by FGF2, with Ki-67-positive cells reaching over 70% of the total cells...
  6. pmc Galectin-3 is an important mediator of VEGF- and bFGF-mediated angiogenic response
    Anna I Markowska
    Department of Ophthalmology Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Exp Med 207:1981-93. 2010
    ..We demonstrate here that galectin-3 is a mediator of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)- and basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF)-mediated angiogenic response...
  7. doi S100B protein regulates myoblast proliferation and differentiation by activating FGFR1 in a bFGF-dependent manner
    Francesca Riuzzi
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences and Istituto Interuniversitario di Miologia, University of Perugia, Via del Giochetto, 06122 Perugia, Italy
    J Cell Sci 124:2389-400. 2011
    ..Here, we show that S100B increases and/or stabilizes the binding of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) to bFGF receptor 1 (FGFR1) by interacting with bFGF, thereby enhancing FGFR1 activation and the ..
  8. pmc BMP-2 and FGF-2 synergistically facilitate adoption of a cardiac phenotype in somatic bone marrow c-kit+/Sca-1+ stem cells
    Brent R DeGeorge
    Center for Translational Medicine, Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 1:116-25. 2008
    ....
  9. doi Basic fibroblast growth factor-induced neuronal differentiation of mouse bone marrow stromal cells requires FGFR-1, MAPK/ERK, and transcription factor AP-1
    Haijie Yang
    Research Laboratories, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore 308433
    J Biol Chem 283:5287-95. 2008
    ..However, the underlying mechanisms remain largely unknown. In this report, we have demonstrated that basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) alone effectively induces mouse BMSC neuronal differentiation...
  10. pmc Differential FGF ligands and FGF receptors expression pattern in frontal and parietal calvarial bones
    Natalina Quarto
    Children s Surgical Research Program, Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif 94305 5148, USA
    Cells Tissues Organs 190:158-69. 2009
    ..Frontal bone also elaborated higher levels of Fgf receptor 1, 2 and 3 transcripts versus parietal bone. Taken together, these data suggest that the frontal bone is a domain with higher FGF-signaling competence than parietal bone...
  11. ncbi Dura mater-derived FGF-2 mediates mitogenic signaling in calvarial osteoblasts
    Shuli Li
    Children s Surgical Research Program, Department of Surgery Stanford University, School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5148, USA
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 293:C1834-42. 2007
    ....
  12. pmc Delta-like 1 serves as a new target and contributor to liver fibrosis down-regulated by mesenchymal stem cell transplantation
    Ruo Lang Pan
    College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China
    J Biol Chem 286:12340-8. 2011
    ..Furthermore, we demonstrated that FGF2 was up-regulated in BM-MSCs under injury stimulation, and it probably participated in the inhibition of Dlk1 by BM-..
  13. pmc Allergen-induced coexpression of bFGF and TGF-β1 by macrophages in a mouse model of airway remodeling: bFGF induces macrophage TGF-β1 expression in vitro
    Hye Young Yum
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, USA
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 155:12-22. 2011
    b>Basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) is a cytokine that is mitogenic for fibroblasts and smooth muscle and may play a role in airway remodeling in asthma...
  14. pmc Neutrophil MMP-9 proenzyme, unencumbered by TIMP-1, undergoes efficient activation in vivo and catalytically induces angiogenesis via a basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF-2)/FGFR-2 pathway
    Veronica C Ardi
    Department of Cell Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    J Biol Chem 284:25854-66. 2009
    ..By quantifying the levels of host angiogenic factors, we demonstrated that basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF-2) was a major cytokine becoming bioavailable in the onplant tissue undergoing a neutrophil ..
  15. ncbi FGF-1 and FGF-7 induce distinct patterns of growth and differentiation in embryonic lung epithelium
    W V Cardoso
    The Pulmonary Center, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Dev Dyn 208:398-405. 1997
    ..Thus, in the embryonic lung epithelium, growth effects of FGFs appear to be dependent on location of FGFRs, while effects on differentiation are ligand-dependent...
  16. ncbi Identification of an antiangiogenic FGF2-binding site in the N terminus of the soluble pattern recognition receptor PTX3
    Maura Camozzi
    Unit of General Pathology and Immunology, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology, School of Medicine, University of Brescia, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    J Biol Chem 281:22605-13. 2006
    ..PTX3 binds fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF2), inhibiting its pro-angiogenic and pro-restenotic activity...
  17. pmc Compensation by fibroblast growth factor 1 (FGF1) does not account for the mild phenotypic defects observed in FGF2 null mice
    D L Miller
    Department of Microbiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Mol Cell Biol 20:2260-8. 2000
    Fibroblast growth factor 1 (FGF1) and FGF2, the prototypic members of the FGF family of growth factors, have been implicated in a variety of physiological and pathological processes...
  18. ncbi Fibroblast growth factor (FGF)-2 and FGF receptor 3 are required for the development of the substantia nigra, and FGF-2 plays a crucial role for the rescue of dopaminergic neurons after 6-hydroxydopamine lesion
    Marco Timmer
    Department of Neuroanatomy, Hannover Medical School, Center for Systems Neuroscience Hannover, 30625 Hannover, Germany
    J Neurosci 27:459-71. 2007
    b>Basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF-2) is involved in the development and maintenance of the nervous system. Exogenous administration of FGF-2 increased dopaminergic (DA) graft survival in different animal models of Parkinson's disease...
  19. pmc Disruption of the fibroblast growth factor-2 gene results in decreased bone mass and bone formation
    A Montero
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, The University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Clin Invest 105:1085-93. 2000
    b>Basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF-2), an important modulator of cartilage and bone growth and differentiation, is expressed and regulated in osteoblastic cells...
  20. ncbi Fibroblast growth factor (FGF) 18 signals through FGF receptor 3 to promote chondrogenesis
    David Davidson
    Department of Medicine, Centre for Bone and Periodontal Research, McGill University, Montreal H3A 1A4, Canada
    J Biol Chem 280:20509-15. 2005
    ..This work, thus, identifies FGF18 and FGFR3 as potential molecular targets for intervention in tissue engineering aimed at cartilage repair and regeneration of damaged cartilage...
  21. pmc Prox1 promotes lineage-specific expression of fibroblast growth factor (FGF) receptor-3 in lymphatic endothelium: a role for FGF signaling in lymphangiogenesis
    Jay W Shin
    Cutaneous Biology Research Center and Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 17:576-84. 2006
    ..Together, these results indicate that FGFR-3 is an initial target of Prox1 during the lymphatic cell fate specification and that FGF signaling may play an important role in lymphatic vessel development...
  22. ncbi The neurobeachin gene (Nbea) identifies a new region of homology between mouse central chromosome 3 and human chromosome 13q13
    D J Gilbert
    Mammalian Genetics Laboratory, ABL Basic Research Program, NCI Frederick Cancer Research and Development Center, Frederick, Maryland 21702, USA
    Mamm Genome 10:1030-1. 1999
  23. ncbi MINT, the Msx2 interacting nuclear matrix target, enhances Runx2-dependent activation of the osteocalcin fibroblast growth factor response element
    Oscar L Sierra
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Bone and Mineral Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Biol Chem 279:32913-23. 2004
    ..with endogenous Runx2 and FGFR2), MINT augments transcription driven by the OCFRE that is further enhanced by FGF2 treatment. OCFRE regulation can be reconstituted in the naïve CV1 fibroblast cell background...
  24. ncbi Fibroblast growth factor-2 is an immediate-early gene induced by mechanical stress in osteogenic cells
    Chai Fei Li
    Laboratory of Cell Growth, Northern California Institute for Research and Education, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 21:946-55. 2006
    ..Here, we show that MS induced proliferation in both MC3T3-E1 and BMOp cells isolated from Fgf2(+/+) mice; Fgf2(-/-) BMOp cells required exogenous FGF-2 for a normal proliferation response...
  25. ncbi Basic fibroblast growth factor (Fgf2) is necessary for cell proliferation and neurogenesis in the developing cerebral cortex
    R Raballo
    Child Study Center and Section of Neurobiology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Neurosci 20:5012-23. 2000
    ..We have previously shown that the germline mutation of the basic fibroblast growth factor (Fgf2) gene results in a reduction in the number of cortical neurons in the adult...
  26. ncbi Fibroblast growth factor receptor-3 is expressed in undifferentiated intestinal epithelial cells during murine crypt morphogenesis
    Alda Vidrich
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Dev Dyn 230:114-23. 2004
    ..FGFR-3 IIIb was the dominant isoform expressed in both small intestinal and colonic crypts. Expression of FGF1, FGF2, and FGF9, known ligands of FGFR-3, paralleled patterns of FGFR-3 expression during gut development...
  27. ncbi Heparan sulfate proteoglycans as regulators of fibroblast growth factor-2 signaling in brain endothelial cells. Specific role for glypican-1 in glioma angiogenesis
    Dianhua Qiao
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Clinical Sciences Center K4 850, Madison, WI 53562 8550, USA
    J Biol Chem 278:16045-53. 2003
    Fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF2) is a potent angiogenic factor in gliomas. Heparan sulfate promotes ligand binding to receptor tyrosine kinase and regulates signaling...
  28. ncbi Novel fibroblast growth factor 2 transcripts are expressed in mouse embryos
    R P Dirks
    Department of Anatomy, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 287:900-9. 2001
    We have discovered two new exons in the mouse fibroblast growth factor 2 (FGF-2 or bFGF) gene that can be alternatively spliced to the second coding exon of the gene...
  29. ncbi Testosterone regulates FGF-2 expression during testis maturation by an IRES-dependent translational mechanism
    Irma G Gonzalez-Herrera
    Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale U589, Toulouse, France
    FASEB J 20:476-8. 2006
    ..This report demonstrates that mRNA translation regulation by an IRES-dependent mechanism participates in a physiological process...
  30. ncbi Prostaglandin E2 regulates angiogenesis via activation of fibroblast growth factor receptor-1
    Federica Finetti
    Department of Molecular Biology, University of Siena, Via Aldo Moro, 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    J Biol Chem 283:2139-46. 2008
    ..Relevance for the FGF2-FGFR-1 system was highlighted by confocal analysis, showing receptor internalization after cell exposure to the ..
  31. ncbi Upregulation of Flk-1 by bFGF via the ERK pathway is essential for VEGF-mediated promotion of neural stem cell proliferation
    Zhifeng Xiao
    Peking University Stem Cell Research Center and Cell Biology Department, Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China
    Cell Res 17:73-9. 2007
    ..Since both vascular and glial cells secrete vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF), we assessed the effect of VEGF and bFGF on NSC proliferation using nearly homogeneous NSCs ..
  32. ncbi FGF-2 inhibits osteogenesis in mouse adipose tissue-derived stromal cells and sustains their proliferative and osteogenic potential state
    Natalina Quarto
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5148, USA
    Tissue Eng 12:1405-18. 2006
    ..These FGF-2 functional characteristics may assist with cell selection and enrichment for the purpose of bone tissue engineering...
  33. pmc The cardioprotective effect of the low molecular weight isoform of fibroblast growth factor-2: the role of JNK signaling
    Siyun Liao
    Department of Pharmacology and Cell Biophysics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0575, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    J Mol Cell Cardiol 42:106-20. 2007
    Our laboratory showed that overexpression of fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF2) protected the heart against ischemia-reperfusion injury...
  34. ncbi Functions of fibroblast growth factor (FGF)-2 and FGF-5 in astroglial differentiation and blood-brain barrier permeability: evidence from mouse mutants
    Bernhard Reuss
    Department of Neuroanatomy, IZN, University of Heidelberg, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Neurosci 23:6404-12. 2003
    ..The observed defect in astroglial differentiation is accompanied by a defect in BBB function arguing for an indirect or direct role of FGFs in the regulation of BBB permeability in vivo...
  35. ncbi Erk pathway and activator protein 1 play crucial roles in FGF2-stimulated premature cranial suture closure
    Hyun Jung Kim
    Department of Biochemistry, School of Dentistry, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Dev Dyn 227:335-46. 2003
    ..We observed that placing FGF2-soaked bead on the osteogenic fronts of cultured mouse calvaria accelerates cranial suture closure and strongly ..
  36. ncbi FGF2 alters expression of the pyrophosphate/phosphate regulating proteins, PC-1, ANK and TNAP, in the calvarial osteoblastic cell line, MC3T3E1(C4)
    Nan E Hatch
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Connect Tissue Res 46:184-92. 2005
    ..Subsequently, the effect of FGF2 treatment on expression of PC-1, ANK, and TNAP in the calvarial osteoblastic cell line, MC3T3E1(C4), was ..
  37. ncbi Expression of Fgf receptors 1, 2, and 3 in the developing mid- and hindbrain of the mouse
    Alexandra A Blak
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Developmental Genetics, Neuherberg, Germany
    Dev Dyn 233:1023-30. 2005
    ..Fgfr3 expression is in contact with the Fgf8 expression domain only in the rostroventral hindbrain. Based on these findings, we postulate a role for FGFR2 and FGFR3 in FGF signaling in the ventral midbrain and hindbrain...
  38. ncbi FGF-1 and FGF-2 require the cytosolic chaperone Hsp90 for translocation into the cytosol and the cell nucleus
    Jørgen Wesche
    Institute for Cancer Research at The Norwegian Radium Hospital, University of Oslo, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    J Biol Chem 281:11405-12. 2006
    ..The data indicate that the drugs block translocation from endosomes to the cytosol implying that Hsp90 is required for translocation of FGF-1 and FGF-2 across the endosomal membrane...
  39. ncbi Protease nexin-1 is expressed at the mouse met-/mesencephalic junction and FGF signaling regulates its promoter activity in primary met-/mesencephalic cells
    P Kury
    Friedrich Miescher Institut, Basel, Switzerland
    Development 124:1251-62. 1997
    ..met-/mesencephalic junction were used to demonstrate a specific effect on transcriptional activity by basic fibroblast growth factor and Engrailed transcription factors, providing evidence that PN-1 is a target gene of these factors...
  40. ncbi Fibroblast-growth-factor receptor mutations in human skeletal disorders
    M Muenke
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 4399, USA
    Trends Genet 11:308-13. 1995
    ..Comparison of these specific mutations with the resulting phenotypes is now providing new insight into the role of these receptors in normal and abnormal bone development...
  41. ncbi Antisense targeting of basic fibroblast growth factor and fibroblast growth factor receptor-1 in human melanomas blocks intratumoral angiogenesis and tumor growth
    Y Wang
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Nat Med 3:887-93. 1997
    Unlike normal melanocytes, primary and metastatic human melanomas express high levels of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) and fibroblast growth factor receptor-1 (FGFR-1) messenger RNA, and expression of these genes is essential in ..
  42. pmc Fibroblast growth factor 2 control of vascular tone
    M Zhou
    Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Ohio 45267, USA
    Nat Med 4:201-7. 1998
    ..Here we show that a well-known growth factor, FGF2, long thought to be involved in many developmental and homeostatic processes, including growth of the tissue layers ..
  43. pmc Role of fibroblast growth factor type 1 and 2 in carbon tetrachloride-induced hepatic injury and fibrogenesis
    Chundong Yu
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A and M University, and the Center for Cancer Biology and Nutrition, Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Pathol 163:1653-62. 2003
    ..role of all 23 FGF polypeptides in the liver is still unclear, the most widely studied prototypes, FGF1 and FGF2, are present and have been implicated in liver cell growth and function in vitro...
  44. ncbi Hyperglycemia upregulates translation of the fibroblast growth factor 2 mRNA in mouse aorta via internal ribosome entry site
    Shigetada Teshima-Kondo
    Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale U589, Hormones, Facteurs de Croissance et Physiopathologie Vasculaire, Institut Louis Bugnard IFR31, Hopital Rangueil, Toulouse, France
    FASEB J 18:1583-5. 2004
    ..These results suggest that IRES-dependent translational regulation could play a pathological role in FGF-2 expression in vivo, especially in the cardiovascular consequences of diabetes...
  45. ncbi Changes in cerebral cortex size are governed by fibroblast growth factor during embryogenesis
    F M Vaccarino
    Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Nat Neurosci 2:246-53. 1999
    We show that fibroblast growth factor 2 (FGF2) and FGF receptors are transiently expressed by cells of the pseudostratified ventricular epithelium (PVE) during early neurogenesis...
  46. doi Homocysteine inhibits proliferation of neuronal precursors in the mouse adult brain by impairing the basic fibroblast growth factor signaling cascade and reducing extracellular regulated kinase 1/2-dependent cyclin E expression
    Luis G Rabaneda
    Area de Fisiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Cadiz, Cadiz, Spain
    FASEB J 22:3823-35. 2008
    ..We show that Hcy exerts an antiproliferative effect on basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) -stimulated NPCs isolated from the postnatal subventricular zone (SVZ), accompanied by ..
  47. ncbi Developmental regulation of neural response to FGF-1 and FGF-2 by heparan sulfate proteoglycan
    V Nurcombe
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    Science 260:103-6. 1993
    ..Thus, a single species of HSPG undergoes a rapid, tightly controlled change in growth factor-binding specificity concomitant with the temporal expression of the FGFs...
  48. pmc Contrasting effects of basic fibroblast growth factor and neurotrophin 3 on cell cycle kinetics of mouse cortical stem cells
    Agnes Lukaszewicz
    Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale U371, Cerveau et Vision, 69675 Bron, France
    J Neurosci 22:6610-22. 2002
    b>Basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) exerts a mitogenic effect on cortical neuroblasts, whereas neurotrophin 3 (NT3) promotes differentiation in these cells...
  49. pmc Decrease in excitatory neurons, astrocytes and proliferating progenitors in the cerebral cortex of mice lacking exon 3 from the Fgf2 gene
    Kesi Chen
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, 230 South Frontage Rd, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    BMC Neurosci 9:94. 2008
    The Fgf2 gene is expressed in the brain neuroepithelium during embryonic development and in astroglial cells throughout life...
  50. ncbi Fibroblast growth factor 2 is necessary for the growth of glutamate projection neurons in the anterior neocortex
    Sailaja Korada
    Child Study Center and Department of Neurobiology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Neurosci 22:863-75. 2002
    b>Basic fibroblast growth factor (Fgf2) is required for the generation of founder cells within the dorsal pseudostratified ventricular epithelium, which will generate the cerebral cortex, but the ganglionic eminences are not affected...
  51. pmc Tissue restricted expression and chromosomal localization of the YB-1 gene encoding a 42 kD nuclear CCAAT binding protein
    D D Spitkovsky
    Angewandte Tumorvirologie, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, FRG
    Nucleic Acids Res 20:797-803. 1992
    ..Finally, we have identified four YB-1 related loci in the mouse genome and have mapped these loci to four different mouse chromosomes by interspecific backcross analysis...
  52. doi Fibroblast growth factor-2 is an important factor that maintains cellular immaturity and contributes to aggressiveness of osteosarcoma
    Takatsune Shimizu
    Division of Gene Regulation, Institute for Advanced Medical Research, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Mol Cancer Res 10:454-68. 2012
    ..osteosarcoma model was used to clarify the roles of environmental factors such as fibroblast growth factor-2 (Fgf2) or leukemia-inhibitory factor (Lif) in the maintenance of osteosarcoma cells in an immature state...
  53. pmc Renal collecting system growth and function depend upon embryonic γ1 laminin expression
    Dong Hua Yang
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Development 138:4535-44. 2011
    ..5 kidneys revealed an almost complete absence of basement membrane proteins and reduced levels of α6 integrin and FGF2. mRNA levels for fibroblast growth factor 2 (FGF2) and mediators of the GDNF/RET and WNT11 signaling pathway were ..
  54. pmc ERK acts in parallel to PKCδ to mediate the connexin43-dependent potentiation of Runx2 activity by FGF2 in MC3T3 osteoblasts
    Corinne Niger
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 302:C1035-44. 2012
    ..we have shown that Cx43 can enhance the signaling and transcriptional response to fibroblast growth factor 2 (FGF2) in osteoblasts by increasing protein kinase C-δ (PKCδ) activation to affect Runx2 activity...
  55. pmc Low molecular weight fibroblast growth factor-2 signals via protein kinase C and myofibrillar proteins to protect against postischemic cardiac dysfunction
    Janet R Manning
    Department of Pharmacology and Cell Biophysics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 304:H1382-96. 2013
    Among its many biological roles, fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF2) acutely protects the heart from dysfunction associated with ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury...
  56. doi Fibroblast growth factor-2 increases the expression of neurogenic genes and promotes the migration and differentiation of neurons derived from transplanted neural stem/progenitor cells
    E Vergaño-Vera
    Instituto Cajal, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Avda Dr Arce 37, E 28002 Madrid, Spain
    Neuroscience 162:39-54. 2009
    ..Hence, the migration and maturation of neurons derived from transplanted NSC can be promoted by upregulating neurogenic gene expression with FGF-2...
  57. doi Neuron-microglia crosstalk up-regulates neuronal FGF-2 expression which mediates neuroprotection against excitotoxicity via JNK1/2
    Catarina Figueiredo
    Centro Biologia Desenvolvimento, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal
    J Neurochem 107:73-85. 2008
    ..We suggest that FGF-2 plays a pivotal role in neuroprotection against QA as an outcome of neuron-microglia interaction...
  58. pmc Nuclear isoforms of fibroblast growth factor 2 are novel inducers of hypophosphatemia via modulation of FGF23 and KLOTHO
    Liping Xiao
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Biol Chem 285:2834-46. 2010
    b>FGF2 transgenic mice were developed in which type I collagen regulatory sequences drive the nuclear high molecular weight FGF2 isoforms in osteoblasts (TgHMW)...
  59. doi Roles of exogenous and endogenous FGF-2 in animal models of depression
    J Jarosik
    Interdisciplinary Center for Neurosciences IZN, Department of Neuroanatomy, Heidelberg, Germany
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 29:153-65. 2011
    ..Several members of the fibroblast growth factor (FGF) family have been shown to be dysregulated in individuals with major depression, and treatment with antidepressants has been reported to increase FGF-2 mRNA levels in the forebrain...
  60. pmc Postnatal survival of mice with maternal duplication of distal chromosome 7 induced by a Igf2/H19 imprinting control region lacking insulator function
    Li Han
    Division of Biology, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 6:e1000803. 2010
    ..Our results are consistent with the idea that reduced expression of IGF2 plays a role in the aetiology of the human imprinting-related growth-deficit disorder, Silver-Russell syndrome...
  61. pmc Myocardial induction of nucleostemin in response to postnatal growth and pathological challenge
    Sailay Siddiqi
    San Diego State University Heart Institute and Department of Biology, San Diego State University, CA 92182, USA
    Circ Res 103:89-97. 2008
    ....
  62. ncbi Fibroblast growth factor-2 in hyperplastic pituitaries of D2R knockout female mice
    Carolina Cristina
    Instituto de Biologia y Medicina Experimental, CONICET, V Obligado 2490, 1428, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 293:E1341-51. 2007
    ..Our objective was to study the expression of the mitogen fibroblast growth factor (FGF2) and its receptor, FGFR1, comparatively in pituitaries from KO and wild-type (WT) female mice...
  63. doi Expandable endodermal progenitors: new tools to explore endoderm and its derivatives
    Henrik Semb
    Stem Cell Center, Lund University, BMC B10, S 221 84 Lund, Sweden
    Cell Stem Cell 3:355-6. 2008
    ..2008) used a reporter gene strategy to isolate replicating anterior definitive endoderm from mESCs...
  64. ncbi Adipose tissue engineering based on the controlled release of fibroblast growth factor-2 in a collagen matrix
    Aditya V Vashi
    Bernard O Brien Institute of Microsurgery, St Vincent s Hospital, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    Tissue Eng 12:3035-43. 2006
    ..In conclusion, this study has shown that de novo formation of adipose tissue can be achieved through controlled release of FGF-2 in collagen type I in the absence of Matrigel...
  65. pmc HSF4 is required for normal cell growth and differentiation during mouse lens development
    Mitsuaki Fujimoto
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Minami Kogushi 1 1 1, Ube 755 8505, Japan
    EMBO J 23:4297-306. 2004
    ....
  66. ncbi Impairment of neocortical long-term potentiation in mice deficient of endothelial nitric oxide synthase
    S Haul
    Institute of Neurophysiology, University of Dusseldorf, D 40001 Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 81:494-7. 1999
    ..No LTP could be induced in knockout mice lacking the endothelial NOS (eNOS) isoform. These data suggest that eNOS is involved in an NMDA receptor-independent form of LTP in the rodent cerebral cortex...
  67. ncbi Basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF-2) in mouse tooth morphogenesis
    L G Russo
    Department of Structure, Function and Biotechnology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    Growth Factors 15:125-33. 1998
    This study describes the spatio-temporal expression of basic Fibroblast growth factor (FGF-2) during odontogenesis of mouse as revealed by immunohistology...
  68. ncbi Neurotrophic signaling in normal and degenerating rodent retinas
    K J Wahlin
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 9277, USA
    Exp Eye Res 73:693-701. 2001
    ..These data add to the mounting evidence suggesting that neurotrophic factors act indirectly through Müller cells to promote photoreceptor survival...
  69. ncbi Expression of a binding protein for FGF is associated with epithelial development and skin carcinogenesis
    A Kurtz
    Vincent T Lombardi Cancer Center and Department of Pharmacology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Oncogene 14:2671-81. 1997
    ..Finally, mouse FGF-BP binds to FGF-2 and can function as a modulator of FGF in FGF-responsive cells. Our results suggest a potential function of FGF-BP during development and tumorigenesis...
  70. ncbi Absence of fibroblast growth factor 2 does not prevent tumor formation originating from the RPE
    Alessandro Foletti
    ISREC Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research, Chemin des Boveresses 155, CH 1066 Epalinges, Switzerland
    Oncogene 21:1841-7. 2002
    We have analysed the importance of fibroblast growth factor 2 (FGF2) in tumor development...
  71. ncbi Id genes are direct targets of bone morphogenetic protein induction in embryonic stem cells
    A Hollnagel
    Institut fur Molekularbiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, D 30625 Hannover, Germany
    J Biol Chem 274:19838-45. 1999
    ..cells responded very selectively to stimulation by various mesoderm inducers (BMP2/4, activin A, and basic fibroblast growth factor)...
  72. ncbi Basic FGF as an inducer of anteroposterior neural pattern
    T Doniach
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0724, USA
    Cell 83:1067-70. 1995
  73. ncbi Inner ear basic fibroblast growth factor in CBA/J, C3H/HeJ, and autoimmune Palmerston north mice
    A D Pedersen
    Oregon Hearing Research Center, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland 97201 2997
    Hear Res 66:253-9. 1993
    b>Basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) has a mitogenic effect on fibroblasts and osteoblasts for matrix proliferation and on endothelial cells for neovascularization...
  74. ncbi Alterations in seizure susceptibility and in seizure-induced plasticity after pharmacologic and genetic manipulation of the fibroblast growth factor-2 system
    Silvia Zucchini
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Pharmacology, and Neuroscience Center, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Epilepsia 46:52-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this minireview is to summarize and discuss the data supporting the idea that FGF-2 may be involved in seizure generation and in their sequelae...
  75. ncbi Regulation of neuronal death and calcitonin gene-related peptide by fibroblast growth factor-2 and FGFR3 after peripheral nerve injury: evidence from mouse mutants
    J Jungnickel
    Hannover Medical School, Department of Neuroanatomy, Germany
    Neuroscience 134:1343-50. 2005
    The presence and regulation of basic fibroblast growth factor and its high-affinity tyrosine kinase receptor FGFR3 in sensory neurons during development and after peripheral nerve injury suggest a physiological role of the fibroblast ..
  76. ncbi Temporal and quantitative analysis of myogenic regulatory and growth factor gene expression in the developing mouse embryo
    K Hannon
    Department of Biotechnology Research, Lilly Research Laboratories, Indianapolis, Indiana 46285
    Dev Biol 151:137-44. 1992
    ..5 dpc, while bFGF was not detected until 10.5 dpc...
  77. ncbi Basic fibroblast growth factor in retinal development: differential levels of bFGF expression and content in normal and retinal degeneration (rd) mutant mice
    H Gao
    Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Dev Biol 169:168-84. 1995
    ..5, and 22 kDa of bFGF protein isolated from the adult retina. A bioassay indicates that this putative basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) stimulates proliferation of BALB/c 3T3 fibroblasts in a dose-dependent manner identical to an ..
  78. pmc Dose-dependent response of FGF-2 for lymphangiogenesis
    Lynn K Chang
    Vascular Biology Program, Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:11658-63. 2004
    ..e., in the absence of angiogenesis, in the mouse cornea...
  79. ncbi Induction of keratinocyte growth factor expression is reduced and delayed during wound healing in the genetically diabetic mouse
    S Werner
    Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Martinsried, Germany
    J Invest Dermatol 103:469-73. 1994
    ....
  80. pmc FGD2, a CDC42-specific exchange factor expressed by antigen-presenting cells, localizes to early endosomes and active membrane ruffles
    Christoph Huber
    Department of Immunology and Microbial Sciences, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    J Biol Chem 283:34002-12. 2008
    ..These findings are consistent with a role of FGD2 in leukocyte signaling and vesicle trafficking in cells specialized to present antigen in the immune system...
  81. doi Fibroblast growth factor 2 is an intrinsic chondroprotective agent that suppresses ADAMTS-5 and delays cartilage degradation in murine osteoarthritis
    Shi Lu Chia
    Imperial College London, London, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 60:2019-27. 2009
    ..In vitro, FGF-2 suppresses interleukin-1-driven aggrecanase activity in human cartilage explants, suggesting a chondroprotective role in vivo. We undertook this study to investigate the in vivo role of FGF-2 in murine cartilage...
  82. ncbi Initiation of mammalian liver development from endoderm by fibroblast growth factors
    J Jung
    Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry, Brown University, Box G J363, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Science 284:1998-2003. 1999
    ..Treatment of isolated foregut endoderm from mouse embryos with FGF1 or FGF2, but not FGF8, was sufficient to replace cardiac mesoderm as an inducer of the liver gene expression program, the ..
  83. ncbi A quantitative method for evaluation of FGF family and FGF receptor family gene expression by RT-PCR
    K Ozawa
    Cell Biology Laboratory, National Institute of Bioscience and Human Technology, Ibaraki, Japan
    Brain Res Brain Res Protoc 1:211-6. 1997
    ....
  84. pmc KGF and EGF signalling block hair follicle induction and promote interfollicular epidermal fate in developing mouse skin
    Gavin D Richardson
    School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, University of Durham, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
    Development 136:2153-64. 2009
    ..We have also uncovered a previously unrecognised role for KGF signalling in the formation of hair follicles in the mouse...
  85. ncbi Characterization of FGFRL1, a novel fibroblast growth factor (FGF) receptor preferentially expressed in skeletal tissues
    Beat Trueb
    ITI Research Institute, University of Bern, P O Box 54, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    J Biol Chem 278:33857-65. 2003
    ..Similar to FGF receptors, the expressed protein interacted specifically with heparin and with FGF2. When overexpressed in MG-63 osteosarcoma cells, the novel receptor had a negative effect on cell proliferation...
  86. ncbi Nucleotide sequence of a bovine clone encoding the angiogenic protein, basic fibroblast growth factor
    J A Abraham
    Science 233:545-8. 1986
    ..Both growth factors seem to be synthesized with short amino-terminal extensions that are not found on the isolated forms for which the amino acid sequences have been determined. Neither basic nor acidic FGF has a classic signal peptide...
  87. ncbi Comparison of basic fibroblast growth factor in X-linked dystrophin-deficient myopathies of human, dog and mouse
    J E Anderson
    Department of Anatomy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Growth Factors 9:107-21. 1993
    Binding of polyclonal antibodies specific for bFGF was examined in tissue sections of myopathic and normal muscles from humans, dogs and mice...
  88. ncbi Chromosomal mapping of five highly conserved murine homologues of the Drosophila RING finger gene seven-in-absentia
    A J Holloway
    Trescowthick Research Laboratories, Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Genomics 41:160-8. 1997
    ..By comparing the complexity of the Siah genes in these two mammalian species we have gained further insight into which members of this murine multigene family are likely to be functional...
  89. ncbi FGF inhibits neurite outgrowth over monolayers of astrocytes and fibroblasts expressing transfected cell adhesion molecules
    E J Williams
    Department of Experimental Pathology, UMDS, Guy s Hospital, London, UK
    J Cell Sci 108:3523-30. 1995
    ..neurons on monolayers of cortical astrocytes in control medium or medium containing recombinant basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF). FGF was found to inhibit neurite outgrowth, with a significant effect seen at 0...
  90. ncbi Fibroblast growth factor influences the development and cycling of murine hair follicles
    D L du Cros
    Department of Biological Structure, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195
    Dev Biol 156:444-53. 1993
    The effects of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) on the development of hair follicles in neonatal mouse skin were examined...
  91. ncbi Temporal and spatial immunolocalization of cytokines in murine chronic granulomatous tissue. Implications for their role in tissue development and repair processes
    I Appleton
    Department of Experimental Pathology, William Harvey Research Institute, St Bartholomew s Hospital Medical College, London, United Kingdom
    Lab Invest 69:405-14. 1993
    ..growth factor-beta (TGF-beta), platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF), epidermal growth factor (EGF), basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF), tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha), interleukin-1 alpha (IL-1) and IL-1 beta in ..
  92. pmc A novel mechanism of sequestering fibroblast growth factor 2 by glypican in lipid rafts, allowing skeletal muscle differentiation
    Jaime Gutierrez
    Departamento de Biologia Celular y Molecular, Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, P Universidad Catolica de Chile, Casilla 114 D, Santiago, Chile
    Mol Cell Biol 30:1634-49. 2010
    ..Thus, glypican-1 acts as a positive regulator of muscle differentiation by sequestering FGF-2 in lipid rafts and preventing its binding and dependent signaling...
  93. ncbi Impaired myocardial capillarogenesis and increased adaptive capillary growth in FGF2-deficient mice
    Kerstin Amann
    Department of Pathology, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Lab Invest 86:45-53. 2006
    b>Basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF2) plays a major role in angiogenesis and capillary growth...
  94. ncbi Combined administration of naked DNA vectors encoding VEGF and bFGF enhances tissue perfusion and arteriogenesis in ischemic hindlimb
    Jung Sun Lee
    Cardiac and Vascular Center, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Samsung Biomedical Research Institute, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul 135 710, Republic of Korea
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 360:752-8. 2007
    ..studies have examined in detail the combined effects of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) gene delivery on collateral development...
  95. ncbi Fibroblast growth factor signaling regulates pillar cell development in the organ of corti
    Kristen L Mueller
    Section on Developmental Neuroscience, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Neurosci 22:9368-77. 2002
    ..The effects of increased FGFR3 activation were determined by exposing cochlear explants to FGF2, a strong ligand for several FGF receptors...
  96. ncbi FGFR3 is a negative regulator of the expansion of pancreatic epithelial cells
    Sandrine Arnaud-Dabernat
    The Scripps Research Institute, Department of Immunology, IMM23, 10550 North Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Diabetes 56:96-106. 2007
    ..Consequently, this study suggests that FGFR3 participates in regulating pancreatic growth during the emergence of mature islet cells...
  97. ncbi Immunohistochemical study of genesis of the mouse oral vestibule
    Shunji Kumabe
    Department of Oral Anatomy, Osaka Dental University, 8 1, Kuzuhahanazono cho, Hirakata shi, Osaka 573 1121, Japan
    Okajimas Folia Anat Jpn 80:93-102. 2003
    ..The following results were obtained: 1) EGF, TGFalpha, EGFR, PCNA, FGF2, pRb, and FGFR1-4 were immunolocalized in the developing tissues...
  98. ncbi FGF2 inhibits proliferation and alters the cartilage-like phenotype of RCS cells
    Pavel Krejci
    Steven Spielberg Pediatric Research Center, Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Exp Cell Res 297:152-64. 2004
    ..Here, we studied the effects of FGF2 on RCS chondrocytes...
  99. ncbi Faster nerve regeneration after sciatic nerve injury in mice over-expressing basic fibroblast growth factor
    Julia Jungnickel
    Department of Neuroanatomy OE 4140, Center of Anatomy, Hannover Medical School, D 30623 Hannover, Germany
    J Neurobiol 66:940-8. 2006
    b>Basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF-2) is expressed in the peripheral nervous system and is up-regulated after nerve lesion...
  100. pmc Essential role of Shp2-binding sites on FRS2alpha for corticogenesis and for FGF2-dependent proliferation of neural progenitor cells
    S Yamamoto
    Division of Genetics, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 8639, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:15983-8. 2005
    ..Moreover, FGF2-responsive neurospheres, which are cell aggregates derived from neural stem/progenitor cells (NSPCs), from ..
  101. ncbi [Expression of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) in rat and mouse skin and its biological significance]
    X Fu
    304th Hospital of PLA, Beijing 100037, China
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 81:609-12. 2001
    To explore the expression of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) in rat and mouse skin and to explore its potential biological singificance.

Research Grants36

  1. The University of Connecticut BRIDGES Network
    Marja Hurley; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..An evaluation format has been designed to monitor the success of the program. Computerized records of student status and progress will be logged into NIH ESTAR and used for tracking outcomes. ..
  2. REMYELINATION AND AXON INTEGRITY IN CHRONIC DEMYELINATION
    REGINA ARMSTRONG; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Importantly, our preliminary data in FGF2-/- mice demonstrates that it is possible to overcome chronic lesion effects on endogenous oligodendrocyte lineage ..
  3. PDGF-A AND FGF2: IN VIVO ROLES DURING CNS REMYELINATION
    REGINA ARMSTRONG; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..studies will test the in vivo roles of platelet-derived growth factor (OPDGF-AA) and fibroblast growth factor 2 (FGF2) in promoting remyelination...
  4. REMYELINATION AND AXON INTEGRITY IN CHRONIC DEMYELINATION
    Regina C Armstrong; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Importantly, our preliminary data in FGF2-I- mice demonstrates that it is possible to overcome chronic lesion effects on endogenous oligodendrocyte lineage ..
  5. Gene Regulatory Signals for Beta Cell Development
    Kenneth Zaret; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..By sharing technology and information from our work with the BCBC, our basic developmental studies will be more rapidly translated to develop cures for diabetes ..
  6. Cytoskeletal Mechanisms of Platelet Formation
    Joseph E Italiano; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  7. TRANS-ACTING FACTORS CAUSING CELL SPECIFIC GENE CONTROL
    Kenneth Zaret; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The findings will apply to diverse developmental contexts and adult pathologies, and enable rational approaches to differentiate proeenitor and stem cell populations for cell-based tissue therapies and research. ..
  8. Gene Regulatory Signals for Beta Cell Development
    Kenneth Zaret; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Bysharing technology and information from our work with the BCBC, our basic developmental studies will be more rapidly translated to develop cures for diabetes. ..
  9. Action of Anabolic Factors on Bone Formation in Mice
    Marja Hurley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..that in addition to its role in promoting osteoblast (OB) function and bone formation, fibroblast growth factor 2 (FGF2) is a negative regulator of mesenchymal stem cell differentiation into mature adipocytes (AD)...
  10. Cytoskeletal Mechanisms of Platelet Formation
    Joseph Italiano; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  11. Action of Anabolic Factors on Bone Formation in Mice
    Marja Hurley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Similar to PTH, basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF-2) is a potent bone anabolic agent when administered to rodents in vivo and also stimulates ..
  12. BASIC FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR EXPRESSION IN BONE CELLS
    Marja Hurley; Fiscal Year: 2003
    b>Basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF-2), a potent mitogen for osteoblasts and marrow stromal cells, is synthesized by bone cells...
  13. Cytoskeletal Mechanisms of Platelet Formation
    Joseph Italiano; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Understanding the cytoskeletal mechanics of platelet formation may provide insights into how platelets are produced and yield strategies for treatment of thrombocytopenia. ..
  14. Action of Anabolic Factors on Bone Formation in Mice
    MARJA MARIE HURLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..that in addition to its role in promoting osteoblast (OB) function and bone formation, fibroblast growth factor 2 (FGF2) is a negative regulator of mesenchymal stem cell differentiation into mature adipocytes (AD)...