Experts and Doctors on animals in Lübeck, Schleswig Holstein, Germany

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Locale: Lübeck, Schleswig Holstein, Germany
Topic: animals

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  1. Behrends J, Karsten C, Wilke S, Röbke A, Kruse A. Identification of ITGA4/ITGB7 and ITGAE/ITGB7 expressing subsets of decidual dendritic-like cells within distinct microdomains of the pregnant mouse uterus. Biol Reprod. 2008;79:624-32 pubmed publisher
    ..The differential expression of ITGA4/ITGB7 and ITGAE/ITGB7 suggests distinct functional roles of the different DC subsets during early pregnancy. ..
  2. Grunow B, Wenzel J, Terlau H, Langner S, Gebert M, Kruse C. In vitro developed spontaneously contracting cardiomyocytes from rainbow trout as a model system for human heart research. Cell Physiol Biochem. 2011;27:1-12 pubmed publisher
    ..The sensitivity of the beating cell aggregates to drugs could also be confirmed. Spontaneously contracting cardiomyogenic cell aggregates from rainbow trout generated in vitro are suitable for human heart research and pharmacology. ..
  3. Mihai S, Sitaru C. Immunopathology and molecular diagnosis of autoimmune bullous diseases. J Cell Mol Med. 2007;11:462-81 pubmed
    ..This review article describes the immunopathological features of autoimmune bullous diseases and the immunological and molecular tests used for their diagnosis and monitoring. ..
  4. Sesarman A, Mihai S, Chiriac M, Olaru F, Sitaru A, Thurman J, et al. Binding of avian IgY to type VII collagen does not activate complement and leucocytes and fails to induce subepidermal blistering in mice. Br J Dermatol. 2008;158:463-71 pubmed publisher
  5. Sünderhauf A, Skibbe K, Preisker S, Ebbert K, Verschoor A, Karsten C, et al. Regulation of epithelial cell expressed C3 in the intestine - Relevance for the pathophysiology of inflammatory bowel disease?. Mol Immunol. 2017;90:227-238 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest that a novel TLR4-C3 axis could control the intestinal immune response during chronic colitis. ..
  6. Blank T, Detje C, Spieß A, Hagemeyer N, Brendecke S, Wolfart J, et al. Brain Endothelial- and Epithelial-Specific Interferon Receptor Chain 1 Drives Virus-Induced Sickness Behavior and Cognitive Impairment. Immunity. 2016;44:901-12 pubmed publisher
  7. Danner S, Kremer M, Petschnik A, Nagel S, Zhang Z, Hopfner U, et al. The use of human sweat gland-derived stem cells for enhancing vascularization during dermal regeneration. J Invest Dermatol. 2012;132:1707-16 pubmed publisher
  8. Stamm C, Barthelmann J, Kunz N, Toellner K, Westermann J, Kalies K. Dose-dependent induction of murine Th1/Th2 responses to sheep red blood cells occurs in two steps: antigen presentation during second encounter is decisive. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e67746 pubmed publisher
    ..Only in its absence Th1 cells develop. Therefore, B cells might be promising targets in order to therapeutically modulate the T cell response. ..
  9. Qadri F, Arens T, Schwarz E, Häuser W, Dendorfer A, Dominiak P. Brain nitric oxide synthase activity in spontaneously hypertensive rats during the development of hypertension. J Hypertens. 2003;21:1687-94 pubmed

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Publications178 found, 100 shown here

  1. Schmudde I, Ströver H, Vollbrandt T, Konig P, Karsten C, Laumonnier Y, et al. C5a receptor signalling in dendritic cells controls the development of maladaptive Th2 and Th17 immunity in experimental allergic asthma. Mucosal Immunol. 2013;6:807-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, we uncover novel roles for C5aR in Th17 differentiation, T-cell survival, and differentiation of a DC-suppressor population controlling Th2 immunity in experimental allergic asthma. ..
  2. Ortmann O, Weiss J, Diedrich K. Embryo implantation and GnRH antagonists: ovarian actions of GnRH antagonists. Hum Reprod. 2001;16:608-11 pubmed
    ..In our view, it is unlikely that GnRH antagonists have a relevant impact on ovarian steroidogenesis and function; however, GnRH antagonists may exert other effects on the ovary. ..
  3. Kasperkiewicz M, Hirose M, Recke A, Schmidt E, Zillikens D, Ludwig R. Clearance rates of circulating and tissue-bound autoantibodies to type VII collagen in experimental epidermolysis bullosa acquisita. Br J Dermatol. 2010;162:1064-70 pubmed publisher
  4. Shibata J, Hasegawa J, Siemens H, Wolber E, Dibbelt L, Li D, et al. Hemostasis and coagulation at a hematocrit level of 0.85: functional consequences of erythrocytosis. Blood. 2003;101:4416-22 pubmed
  5. Denk S, Neher M, Messerer D, Wiegner R, Nilsson B, Rittirsch D, et al. Complement C5a Functions as a Master Switch for the pH Balance in Neutrophils Exerting Fundamental Immunometabolic Effects. J Immunol. 2017;198:4846-4854 pubmed publisher
  6. Doehn C, Böhmer T, Kausch I, Sommerauer M, Jocham D. Prostate cancer vaccines: current status and future potential. BioDrugs. 2008;22:71-84 pubmed
  7. Groneberg D, Lies B, Konig P, Jäger R, Seidler B, Klein S, et al. Cell-specific deletion of nitric oxide-sensitive guanylyl cyclase reveals a dual pathway for nitrergic neuromuscular transmission in the murine fundus. Gastroenterology. 2013;145:188-196 pubmed publisher
    ..In mice, NO-GC is the only NO receptor to relax the fundus; deletion of NO-GC from the combination of SMCs and ICCs blocks nitrergic signaling. Therefore, ICCs and SMCs jointly mediate the relaxant effect of enteric NO. ..
  8. Fundele R, Winking H, Jägerbauer E. Influence of mouse trisomy 16 on expression of specific genes. Dev Genet. 1987;8:35-43 pubmed
    ..Synthesis of liver-specific aldolase was, however, delayed in trisomy 16 fetuses. ..
  9. Raasch W, Jungbluth B, Schäfer U, Häuser W, Dominiak P. Modification of noradrenaline release in pithed spontaneously hypertensive rats by I1-binding sites in addition to alpha2-adrenoceptors. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2003;304:1063-71 pubmed
    ..The exact location of the I(1)-binding sites on the pre- or postsynaptic sympathetic neurons is unknown, but the location in the pre- or postsynaptic membrane of the sympathetic ganglion is the most plausible explanation. ..
  10. Wilcke I, Lohmeyer J, Liu S, Condurache A, Kruger S, Mailander P, et al. VEGF(165) and bFGF protein-based therapy in a slow release system to improve angiogenesis in a bioartificial dermal substitute in vitro and in vivo. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2007;392:305-14 pubmed
    ..Fibrin and collagen can release growth factors in vivo and induce significant and faster neovascularisation in bioartificial dermal templates. ..
  11. Isken O, Langerwisch U, Schönherr R, Lamp B, Schröder K, Duden R, et al. Functional characterization of bovine viral diarrhea virus nonstructural protein 5A by reverse genetic analysis and live cell imaging. J Virol. 2014;88:82-98 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, we established the first pestiviral replicon expressing fluorescent NS5A-mCherry to directly visualize functional viral replication complexes by live cell imaging. ..
  12. Jahnke P, Xu W, Wülling M, Albrecht M, Gabriel H, Gillessen Kaesbach G, et al. The Cohesin loading factor NIPBL recruits histone deacetylases to mediate local chromatin modifications. Nucleic Acids Res. 2008;36:6450-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data are the first to indicate a molecular and functional connection of NIPBL with chromatin-remodeling processes via the direct interaction with histone deacetylases. ..
  13. Jais A, Solas M, Backes H, Chaurasia B, Kleinridders A, Theurich S, et al. Myeloid-Cell-Derived VEGF Maintains Brain Glucose Uptake and Limits Cognitive Impairment in Obesity. Cell. 2016;165:882-95 pubmed publisher
  14. Zuhlke C, Kiehl R, Johannsmeyer A, Grzeschik K, Schwinger E. Isolation and characterization of novel CAG repeat containing genes expressed in human brain. DNA Seq. 1999;10:1-6 pubmed
    ..One of the repeats is bi-allelic with 10 triplets (80% of chromosomes) and 7 triplets (20% of chromosomes). In one of the genes two CAG repeats coding for 10 and 17 glutamines are localized in the same reading frame. ..
  15. Sitaru C. Experimental models of epidermolysis bullosa acquisita. Exp Dermatol. 2007;16:520-31 pubmed
    ..The new mechanistic insights gained from investigating EBA pathogenesis will facilitate the design of immunomodulatory interventions for this and other pathogenetically related organ-specific, antibody-dependent autoimmune diseases. ..
  16. Haller R, Schwanbeck R, Martini S, Bernoth K, Kramer J, Just U, et al. Notch1 signaling regulates chondrogenic lineage determination through Sox9 activation. Cell Death Differ. 2012;19:461-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data indicate that Notch1 signaling has an important role during early stages of chondrogenic lineage determination by regulation of Sox9 expression. ..
  17. Miura Y, Huettmann G, Orzekowsky Schroeder R, Steven P, Szaszak M, Koop N, et al. Two-photon microscopy and fluorescence lifetime imaging of retinal pigment epithelial cells under oxidative stress. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013;54:3366-77 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the autofluorescence (AF) of the RPE with two-photon microscopy (TPM) and fluorescence lifetime imaging (FLIM) under normal and oxidative stress conditions...
  18. Fuchs M, Ivandic B, Muller O, Schalla C, Scheibner J, Bartsch P, et al. Biliary cholesterol hypersecretion in gallstone-susceptible mice is associated with hepatic up-regulation of the high-density lipoprotein receptor SRBI. Hepatology. 2001;33:1451-9 pubmed
    ..These data suggest a role of the reverse cholesterol transport pathway for genetically determined gallstone susceptibility in the mouse. ..
  19. Schafer T. The impact of allergy on atopic eczema from data from epidemiological studies. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008;8:418-22 pubmed publisher
    ..Sensitization to house dust mites, however, seems to be clinically relevant. The impact of food allergy on atopic eczema is difficult to assess on the basis of epidemiological studies and more detailed studies are needed. ..
  20. Blietz C, Thode B, Hauses M, Pries R, Meyer A, Doehn C, et al. In vivo studies on the availability and toxicity of antisense oligonucleotides in bladder cancer. In Vivo. 2009;23:13-9 pubmed
    ..These data are the basis of a first clinical phase I study with intravesical instillation of Ki-67 antisense oligonucleotides. ..
  21. Schrader S, Kremling C, Klinger M, Laqua H, Geerling G. Cultivation of lacrimal gland acinar cells in a microgravity environment. Br J Ophthalmol. 2009;93:1121-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the growth pattern and the secretory function of rabbit lacrimal gland acinar cells in a microgravity environment using an RCCS...
  22. Tasew G, Gadisa E, Abera A, Zewude A, Chanyalew M, Aseffa A, et al. In vitro permissiveness of bovine neutrophils and monocyte derived macrophages to Leishmania donovani of Ethiopian isolate. Parasit Vectors. 2016;9:218 pubmed publisher
    ..donovani, which transformed to amastigote forms in the cells. The in vitro infection of bovine PMN and MDM by L. donovani further strengthens the possibility that cattle might serve as source of L. donovani infection for humans. ..
  23. Jöhren O, Neidert S, Kummer M, Dominiak P. Sexually dimorphic expression of prepro-orexin mRNA in the rat hypothalamus. Peptides. 2002;23:1177-80 pubmed
    ..We found significantly higher levels of PPO mRNA in the hypothalamus of female rats compared to male rats. Our study indicates a sex-dependent regulation of hypothalamic PPO expression and suggests gender-specific functions of orexins. ..
  24. Bieber K, Sun S, Ishii N, Kasperkiewicz M, Schmidt E, Hirose M, et al. Animal models for autoimmune bullous dermatoses. Exp Dermatol. 2010;19:2-11 pubmed publisher
    ..We here review established and novel animal models of autoimmune skin blistering diseases and discuss their applications and limitations. ..
  25. Laumonnier Y, Karsten C, Köhl J. Novel insights into the expression pattern of anaphylatoxin receptors in mice and men. Mol Immunol. 2017;89:44-58 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we will provide an update about our current knowledge of AT receptor expression pattern in humans and mice. ..
  26. Rudolf M, Ivandic B, Winkler J, Schmidt Erfurth U. [Accumulation of lipid particles in Bruch's membrane of LDL receptor knockout mice as a model of age-related macular degeneration]. Ophthalmologe. 2004;101:715-9 pubmed
    ..Atherosclerosis is a suspected risk factor for the development of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  27. Kasperkiewicz M, Muller R, Manz R, Magens M, Hammers C, Somlai C, et al. Heat-shock protein 90 inhibition in autoimmunity to type VII collagen: evidence that nonmalignant plasma cells are not therapeutic targets. Blood. 2011;117:6135-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that Hsp90 blockade has no impact on normal or autoreactive plasma cells in vivo and indentify T cells as targets of anti-Hsp90 treatment in autoimmunity to type VII collagen...
  28. Xiao Y, Ma Q, Restle T, Shang W, Svergun D, Ponnusamy R, et al. Nonstructural proteins 7 and 8 of feline coronavirus form a 2:1 heterotrimer that exhibits primer-independent RNA polymerase activity. J Virol. 2012;86:4444-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Further, the FCoV Nsp7:Nsp8 complex functions as a noncanonical RNA polymerase capable of synthesizing RNA of up to template length. ..
  29. Heppe E, Tofern S, Schulze F, Ishiko A, Shimizu A, Sina C, et al. Experimental Laminin 332 Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid Critically Involves C5aR1 and Reflects Clinical and Immunopathological Characteristics of the Human Disease. J Invest Dermatol. 2017;137:1709-1718 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, it may be of use to explore the effect of urgently needed more specific anti-inflammatory mediators on mucosal and skin lesions in autoantibody-mediated diseases. ..
  30. Iwen K, Senyaman O, Schwartz A, Drenckhan M, Meier B, Hadaschik D, et al. Melanocortin crosstalk with adipose functions: ACTH directly induces insulin resistance, promotes a pro-inflammatory adipokine profile and stimulates UCP-1 in adipocytes. J Endocrinol. 2008;196:465-72 pubmed publisher
  31. Miesel A, Müller H, Thermann M, Heidbreder M, Dominiak P, Raasch W. Overfeeding-induced obesity in spontaneously hypertensive rats: an animal model of the human metabolic syndrome. Ann Nutr Metab. 2010;56:127-42 pubmed publisher
    ..CD-fed SHR feature leptin and insulin resistance, hypertension and obesity, thus mimicking the situation of MS patients. As such, our model is more suitable than the genetically modified rat models used to study human MS. ..
  32. Sowa A, Kaiser F, Eckhold J, Kessler T, Aherrahrou R, Wrobel S, et al. Functional interaction of osteogenic transcription factors Runx2 and Vdr in transcriptional regulation of Opn during soft tissue calcification. Am J Pathol. 2013;183:60-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data suggest a key role of Runx2 in the regulation of Opn in a model of cardiovascular calcification and demonstrate a synergistic cooperation of Runx2 and Vdr...
  33. Ludwig R, Recke A, Bieber K, Müller S, Marques A, Banczyk D, et al. Generation of antibodies of distinct subclasses and specificity is linked to H2s in an active mouse model of epidermolysis bullosa acquisita. J Invest Dermatol. 2011;131:167-76 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, our data are the basis for future studies with the goal of identifying non-MHC EBA susceptibility genes. ..
  34. Majoul I, Gao L, Betzig E, Onichtchouk D, Butkevich E, Kozlov Y, et al. Fast structural responses of gap junction membrane domains to AB5 toxins. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013;110:E4125-33 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data demonstrate very fast dynamics (in the millisecond-to-second range) within GJ plaques, which previously were considered to be relatively stable, long-lived structures. ..
  35. Tiedemann K, Sasaki T, Gustafsson E, Göhring W, Batge B, Notbohm H, et al. Microfibrils at basement membrane zones interact with perlecan via fibrillin-1. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:11404-12 pubmed
    ..The data presented indicate a functional significance for perlecan in anchoring microfibrils to basement membranes and in the biogenesis of microfibrils...
  36. Sommer N, Junne T, Kalies K, Spiess M, Hartmann E. TRAP assists membrane protein topogenesis at the mammalian ER membrane. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2013;1833:3104-3111 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggest a role of the TRAP complex in moderating the 'positive-inside' rule. ..
  37. Burgdorf C, Schäfer U, Richardt G, Kurz T. U73122, an aminosteroid phospholipase C inhibitor, is a potent inhibitor of cardiac phospholipase D by a PIP2-dependent mechanism. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2010;55:555-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Hence, studies using U73122 as a specific inhibitor of PLC have to take into account that PLD may be involved in some of the effects ascribed to PLC. ..
  38. Klein C, Krainc D, Schlossmacher M, Lang A. Translational research in neurology and neuroscience 2011: movement disorders. Arch Neurol. 2011;68:709-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Aetiology and pathogenesis, biomarker directions, and causal treatment opportunities are discussed for each disease, followed by a brief discussion drawing attention to important translational initiatives. ..
  39. Ridder D, Lang M, Salinin S, Röderer J, Struss M, Maser Gluth C, et al. TAK1 in brain endothelial cells mediates fever and lethargy. J Exp Med. 2011;208:2615-23 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, we demonstrate that TAK1 in brain endothelial cells induces COX-2, most likely by activating p38 MAPK and c-Jun, and is necessary for fever and sickness behavior. ..
  40. Iwata H, Kitajima Y. Bullous pemphigoid: role of complement and mechanisms for blister formation within the lamina lucida. Exp Dermatol. 2013;22:381-5 pubmed publisher
  41. Helmchen C, Rambold H. The eyelid and its contribution to eye movements. Dev Ophthalmol. 2007;40:110-31 pubmed
    ..g., botulinum toxin injections. Rapid lid closure (blink), which exerts substantial neural influence on oculomotor systems without obscuring vision, can be used for the diagnosis of brainstem disease. ..
  42. Gupta Y, Möller S, Witte M, Belheouane M, Sezin T, Hirose M, et al. Dissecting genetics of cutaneous miRNA in a mouse model of an autoimmune blistering disease. BMC Genomics. 2016;17:112 pubmed publisher
    ..Specifically, we provide evidence that miRNA such as miR-223 and miR-379 may play critical role in disease progression and severity. ..
  43. Tang A, Choi J, Kotzin J, Yang Y, Hong C, Hobson N, et al. Endothelial TLR4 and the microbiome drive cerebral cavernous malformations. Nature. 2017;545:305-310 pubmed publisher
    ..These studies identify unexpected roles for the microbiome and innate immune signalling in the pathogenesis of a cerebrovascular disease, as well as strategies for its treatment. ..
  44. Merz H, Lange K, Nadrowitz R, Uckert W, Blankenstein T, Feller A. [Overexpression of NPM-ALK induces different types of malignant lymphomas in IL-9 transgenic mice]. Verh Dtsch Ges Pathol. 2003;87:224-31 pubmed
    ..Many animals developed plasmacytic/plasmoblastic neoplasms, of which the most aggressive tumours share many features with human anaplastic/plasmoblastic diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. ..
  45. Petschnik A, Fell B, Kruse C, Danner S. The role of alpha-smooth muscle actin in myogenic differentiation of human glandular stem cells and their potential for smooth muscle cell replacement therapies. Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2010;10:853-61 pubmed publisher
  46. Radke P, Joner M, Joost A, Byrne R, Hartwig S, Bayer G, et al. Vascular effects of paclitaxel following drug-eluting balloon angioplasty in a porcine coronary model: the importance of excipients. EuroIntervention. 2011;7:730-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The potential of DEBs to diminish restenosis following angioplasty may be insufficient in the absence of additional stents. ..
  47. Meier T, Luepschen H, Karsten J, Leibecke T, Grossherr M, Gehring H, et al. Assessment of regional lung recruitment and derecruitment during a PEEP trial based on electrical impedance tomography. Intensive Care Med. 2008;34:543-50 pubmed
    ..EIT is suitable for monitoring the dynamic effects of PEEP variations on the regional change of tidal volume. It is superior to global ventilation parameters in assessing the beginning of alveolar recruitment and lung collapse. ..
  48. Bertolini M, Meyer K, Slominski R, Kobayashi K, Ludwig R, Paus R. The immune system of mouse vibrissae follicles: cellular composition and indications of immune privilege. Exp Dermatol. 2013;22:593-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This facilitates utilizing murine VHF as a versatile organ culture model for general immunology and immune privilege research in situ. ..
  49. Fischer T, Slominski A, Zmijewski M, Reiter R, Paus R. Melatonin as a major skin protectant: from free radical scavenging to DNA damage repair. Exp Dermatol. 2008;17:713-30 pubmed publisher
    ..After listing a number of key open questions, we conclude by defining particularly important, clinically relevant perspectives for how melatonin may become therapeutically exploitable in cutaneous medicine. ..
  50. Leichtle A, Hernandez M, Lee J, Pak K, WEBSTER N, Wollenberg B, et al. The role of DNA sensing and innate immune receptor TLR9 in otitis media. Innate Immun. 2012;18:3-13 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggest that DNA sensing via TLR9 plays a role in OM pathogenesis and recovery. Alternative forms of DNA sensing may also contribute to OM...
  51. Dalski A, Hebinck A, Winking H, Butzmann U, Schwinger E, Zühlke C. Complete cDNA sequence, expression, alternative splicing, and genomic organization of the mouse Nfat5 gene. Cytogenet Genome Res. 2002;97:179-82 pubmed
    ..In the present paper we describe for the first time the complete sequence and primary structure of murine Nfat5, two new spliced isoforms, and the expression of murine Nfat5 in embryonic and adult mouse tissues. ..
  52. Rodenwaldt B, Pohl U, de Wit C. Endogenous and exogenous NO attenuates conduction of vasoconstrictions along arterioles in the microcirculation. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007;292:H2341-8 pubmed
    ..This mechanism may support the dilatory potency of NO by preventing the conduction of remote vasoconstrictions into areas with basal or activated NO release. ..
  53. Klinger A, Gebert A, Bieber K, Kalies K, Ager A, Bell E, et al. Cyclical expression of L-selectin (CD62L) by recirculating T cells. Int Immunol. 2009;21:443-55 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the ability of secondary lymphoid organs to reduce L-selectin expression of T cells prior to activation might be a prerequisite for their characteristic property to induce primary immune responses. ..
  54. Wiese A, Ender F, Quell K, Antoniou K, Vollbrandt T, Konig P, et al. The C5a/C5aR1 axis controls the development of experimental allergic asthma independent of LysM-expressing pulmonary immune cells. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0184956 pubmed publisher
    ..However, C5aR1 activation of LysM-expressing cells plays a surprisingly minor role in the recruitment and activation of such cells and the development of the allergic phenotype in OVA-driven experimental allergic asthma. ..
  55. de Wit C. Different pathways with distinct properties conduct dilations in the microcirculation in vivo. Cardiovasc Res. 2010;85:604-13 pubmed publisher
    ..However, in arterioles nearly devoid of Cx40 and Cx37, ACh responses can likewise be conducted along the smooth muscle. ..
  56. Moser K, Kalies K, Szyska M, Humrich J, Amann K, Manz R. CXCR3 promotes the production of IgG1 autoantibodies but is not essential for the development of lupus nephritis in NZB/NZW mice. Arthritis Rheum. 2012;64:1237-46 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that CXCR3-dependent and -independent mechanisms can mediate lupus nephritis. Hence, therapeutic CXCR3 blockade could be beneficial for only a subgroup of patients with SLE. ..
  57. Most P, Bernotat J, Ehlermann P, Pleger S, Reppel M, Borries M, et al. S100A1: a regulator of myocardial contractility. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001;98:13889-94 pubmed
    ..S100A1 thus improves cardiac contractile performance both by regulating SR Ca(2+) handling and myofibrillar Ca(2+) responsiveness. ..
  58. Kalies K, Stokes V, Hartmann E. A single Sec61-complex functions as a protein-conducting channel. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2008;1783:2375-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, our data suggest that the active protein-conducting channel in the ER is formed by a single Sec61-complex. ..
  59. Aherrahrou R, Aherrahrou Z, Schunkert H, Erdmann J. Coronary artery disease associated gene Phactr1 modulates severity of vascular calcification in vitro. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2017;491:396-402 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, we demonstrated that PHACTR1 gene expression increases with the progression of calcification and that regulation of PHACTR1 in SMCs modulates the severity of vascular calcification. ..
  60. Steven P, Bock F, Huttmann G, Cursiefen C. Intravital two-photon microscopy of immune cell dynamics in corneal lymphatic vessels. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e26253 pubmed publisher
  61. Chiriac M, Roesler J, Sindrilaru A, Scharffetter Kochanek K, Zillikens D, Sitaru C. NADPH oxidase is required for neutrophil-dependent autoantibody-induced tissue damage. J Pathol. 2007;212:56-65 pubmed
    ..Our findings identify granulocyte-derived NADPH oxidase as a key molecular effector engaged by pathogenic autoantibodies and provide relevant targets for prevention of tissue damage in granulocyte-mediated autoimmune diseases. ..
  62. Sugawara K, Schneider M, Dahlhoff M, Kloepper J, Paus R. Cutaneous consequences of inhibiting EGF receptor signaling in vivo: normal hair follicle development, but retarded hair cycle induction and inhibition of adipocyte growth in Egfr(Wa5) mice. J Dermatol Sci. 2010;57:155-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Our unexpected findings of transiently reduced subcutaneous adipose tissue indicate a role for the EGFR in regulating subcutaneous fat. ..
  63. Kalies K, Allan S, Sergeyenko T, Kroger H, Römisch K. The protein translocation channel binds proteasomes to the endoplasmic reticulum membrane. EMBO J. 2005;24:2284-93 pubmed
    ..Collectively, our data suggest that the Sec61 channel is a principal proteasome receptor in the ER membrane. ..
  64. Nassar K, Lüke J, Lüke M, Kamal M, Abd El Nabi E, Soliman M, et al. The novel use of decorin in prevention of the development of proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR). Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2011;249:1649-60 pubmed publisher
    ..In conjunction with no obvious histopathological toxicity signs, decorin represents a promising substance to inhibit PVR reactions. ..
  65. Inostroza M, Binder S, Born J. Sleep-dependency of episodic-like memory consolidation in rats. Behav Brain Res. 2013;237:15-22 pubmed publisher
    ..e., the binding of an event into spatio-temporal context as well as the spatio-temporal context itself. Sleep is particularly effective when it occurs shortly after encoding. ..
  66. Dore R, Levata L, Gachkar S, Jöhren O, Mittag J, Lehnert H, et al. The thermogenic effect of nesfatin-1 requires recruitment of the melanocortin system. J Endocrinol. 2017;235:111-122 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, we clearly demonstrate that nesfatin-1 requires the activation of the central melanocortin system to increase iBAT thermogenesis and, in turn, overall energy expenditure. ..
  67. Lienau F, Füllgraf H, Moser A, Feuerstein T. Why do cannabinoids not show consistent effects as analgetic drugs in multiple sclerosis?. Eur J Neurol. 2007;14:1162-9 pubmed
    ..Future studies are needed to examine specific effects on distinct symptoms in homogenous groups of patients. ..
  68. Fell S, Li S, Wallis K, Kock A, Surova O, Rraklli V, et al. Neuroblast differentiation during development and in neuroblastoma requires KIF1B?-mediated transport of TRKA. Genes Dev. 2017;31:1036-1053 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, neuropathy-associated KIF1B? mutations impede cargo transport, providing a direct link between neuroblastomas and neurodegeneration. ..
  69. Sitaru C, Chiriac M, Mihai S, Büning J, Gebert A, Ishiko A, et al. Induction of complement-fixing autoantibodies against type VII collagen results in subepidermal blistering in mice. J Immunol. 2006;177:3461-8 pubmed
    ..This robust experimental system should greatly facilitate further studies on the pathogenesis of EBA and the development of novel immunomodulatory therapies for this and other autoimmune diseases. ..
  70. Sesarman A, Sitaru A, Olaru F, Zillikens D, Sitaru C. Neonatal Fc receptor deficiency protects from tissue injury in experimental epidermolysis bullosa acquisita. J Mol Med (Berl). 2008;86:951-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, modulation of FcRn function using inhibitors may reduce pathogenic IgG levels, offering therapeutic benefit in patients with antibody-mediated diseases. ..
  71. Sitaru A, Sesarman A, Mihai S, Chiriac M, Zillikens D, Hultman P, et al. T cells are required for the production of blister-inducing autoantibodies in experimental epidermolysis bullosa acquisita. J Immunol. 2010;184:1596-603 pubmed publisher
  72. Rakers S, Gebert M, Uppalapati S, Meyer W, Maderson P, Sell A, et al. 'Fish matters': the relevance of fish skin biology to investigative dermatology. Exp Dermatol. 2010;19:313-24 pubmed publisher
    ..We synthesize the essentials of fish skin biology and highlight selected aspects that are of particular comparative interest to basic and clinically applied human skin research. ..
  73. Richardt D, Karluss A, Schmidtke C, Sievers H, Scharfschwerdt M. A new sinus prosthesis for aortic valve-sparing surgery maintaining the shape of the root at systemic pressure. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010;89:943-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The noncompliant material induces abnormal leaflet bending during systole, but leaflets do not collide with the wall of prosthesis. ..
  74. Boettcher M, de Wit C. Distinct endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factors emerge in vitro and in vivo and are mediated in part via connexin 40-dependent myoendothelial coupling. Hypertension. 2011;57:802-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We suggest that distinct EDHFs (even in the same artery) explain partially the controversy on the role of myoendothelial gap junctions in EDHF signaling. ..
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