Affiliation: University of Texas Health Center
- A ninhydrin-based assay to quantitate the total protein content of tissue samplesB Starcher
University of Texas Health Center at Tyler, Tyler, Texas 75708, USA
Anal Biochem 292:125-9. 2001..This assay was several times more sensitive than the Coomassie reaction and linear over a greater range of protein concentration...
- Role for tumour necrosis factor-alpha receptors in ultraviolet-induced skin tumoursB Starcher
University of Texas Health Center at Tyler, Department of Biochemistry, 11937 US Highway 271, Tyler, TX 75708 3154, USA
Br J Dermatol 142:1140-7. 2000..However, there appears to be an important role for TNF-alpha in mediating tumorigenesis, distinct from its role in initiating cutaneous immune responses...
- Inhibition of neutrophil elastase suppresses the development of skin tumors in hairless miceB Starcher
Department of Biochemistry, The University of Texas Health Center, Tyler, Texas, U S A
J Invest Dermatol 107:159-63. 1996..The results suggest that neutrophil elastase can be an important factor in squamous cell tumor development...
- Accumulation of matrilysin (MMP-7) and macrophage metalloelastase (MMP-12) in actinic damageU Saarialho-Kere
Department of Dermatology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
J Invest Dermatol 113:664-72. 1999..Our results suggest that both matrix metalloproteinase-7 and -12 may contribute to remodeling of elastotic areas in sun-damaged skin...
- Dermal connective tissue development in mice: an essential role for tenascin-XD F Egging
Department of Dermatology Nijmegen, Centre for Molecular Life Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Cell Tissue Res 323:465-74. 2006..We conclude that TNX knockout mice only partially recapitulate the phenotype of TNX-deficient EDS patients, and that TNX could potentially be involved in maturation and/or maintenance of the dermal collagen and elastin network...