Hector A Lucero

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Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A nonradioactive, high throughput assay for chitin synthase activity
    Hector A Lucero
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Anal Biochem 305:97-105. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Lipid rafts-protein association and the regulation of protein activity
    Hector A Lucero
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Biochem Biophys 426:208-24. 2004
  3. pmc Lysyl oxidase oxidizes cell membrane proteins and enhances the chemotactic response of vascular smooth muscle cells
    Hector A Lucero
    Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Biol Chem 283:24103-17. 2008
  4. pmc Cell signaling, internalization, and nuclear localization of the angiotensin converting enzyme in smooth muscle and endothelial cells
    Hector A Lucero
    Alapis Research Laboratories, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Biol Chem 285:5555-68. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Activation of cellular chemotactic responses to chemokines coupled with oxidation of plasma membrane proteins by lysyl oxidase
    Hector A Lucero
    Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Neural Transm (Vienna) 118:1091-9. 2011
  6. pmc Chitin synthesis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae in response to supplementation of growth medium with glucosamine and cell wall stress
    Dorota A Bulik
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, School of Dental Medicine, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 2:886-900. 2003
  7. pmc Control of megakaryocyte expansion and bone marrow fibrosis by lysyl oxidase
    Alexia Eliades
    Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Biol Chem 286:27630-8. 2011
  8. pmc Role of lysyl oxidase propeptide in secretion and enzyme activity
    Jessica L Grimsby
    Division of Oral Biology, Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Cell Biochem 111:1231-43. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Cardioprotective effects of a selective B(2) receptor agonist of bradykinin post-acute myocardial infarct
    Maria Marketou
    Hypertension and Atherosclerosis Section, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:562-8. 2010
  10. pmc Quantitative histological image analyses of reticulin fibers in a myelofibrotic mouse
    Hector A Lucero
    Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Biol Methods 3:. 2016

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint A nonradioactive, high throughput assay for chitin synthase activity
    Hector A Lucero
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Anal Biochem 305:97-105. 2002
    ..Analysis of Chs3 activity in chitosomal and plasma membrane fractions revealed that Chs3 in the plasma membrane fraction is about sixfold more active than in the chitosome...
  2. ncbi request reprint Lipid rafts-protein association and the regulation of protein activity
    Hector A Lucero
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Biochem Biophys 426:208-24. 2004
    ..Here, we review recent advances on the biochemical and cell biological characterization of rafts, and on the emerging concept of the temporary residency of proteins in rafts as a regulatory mechanism of their biological activity...
  3. pmc Lysyl oxidase oxidizes cell membrane proteins and enhances the chemotactic response of vascular smooth muscle cells
    Hector A Lucero
    Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Biol Chem 283:24103-17. 2008
    ..These novel findings suggest that LOX activity is essential to generate optimal chemotactic sensitivity of cells to chemoattractants by oxidizing specific cell surface proteins, such as PDGFR-beta...
  4. pmc Cell signaling, internalization, and nuclear localization of the angiotensin converting enzyme in smooth muscle and endothelial cells
    Hector A Lucero
    Alapis Research Laboratories, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Biol Chem 285:5555-68. 2010
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  5. doi request reprint Activation of cellular chemotactic responses to chemokines coupled with oxidation of plasma membrane proteins by lysyl oxidase
    Hector A Lucero
    Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Neural Transm (Vienna) 118:1091-9. 2011
    ..These novel findings suggest that LOX activity is essential to generate optimal chemotactic sensitivity of cells to chemoattractants by oxidizing specific cell surface proteins, such as PDGFR-β...
  6. pmc Chitin synthesis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae in response to supplementation of growth medium with glucosamine and cell wall stress
    Dorota A Bulik
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, School of Dental Medicine, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 2:886-900. 2003
    ..We conclude that Chs3p-dependent chitin synthesis in S. cerevisiae is regulated both by the levels of intermediates of the UDP-GlcNAc biosynthetic pathway and by an increase in the activity of the enzyme in the plasma membrane...
  7. pmc Control of megakaryocyte expansion and bone marrow fibrosis by lysyl oxidase
    Alexia Eliades
    Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Biol Chem 286:27630-8. 2011
    ..Thus, our in vitro and in vivo data support a novel role for LOX in regulating MK expansion by PDGF-BB and suggest LOX as a new potential therapeutic target for myelofibrosis...
  8. pmc Role of lysyl oxidase propeptide in secretion and enzyme activity
    Jessica L Grimsby
    Division of Oral Biology, Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Cell Biochem 111:1231-43. 2010
    ..Taken together, our study points out the requirement of the LOX-PP for pro-LOX exit from the ER and is the first to highlight the influence of LOX-PP glycosylation on LOX enzyme activity...
  9. doi request reprint Cardioprotective effects of a selective B(2) receptor agonist of bradykinin post-acute myocardial infarct
    Maria Marketou
    Hypertension and Atherosclerosis Section, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:562-8. 2010
    ..The current experiments evaluated the cardioprotective potential of a potent, long-acting B(2)R-selective agonist peptide analogue of bradykinin, the compound NG291...
  10. pmc Quantitative histological image analyses of reticulin fibers in a myelofibrotic mouse
    Hector A Lucero
    Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Biol Methods 3:. 2016
    ..This method can be applied uniformly across laboratories in studies assessing RF remodeling induced by aging or other conditions in animal models...