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  1. Nitric oxide (NO) is cytostatic for proliferating cells, inhibits microbial growth, and down-regulates the synthesis of specific proteins. Studies were undertaken to determine the mechanism by which NO inhibit...

    Authors: Young-Myeong Kim, Kyonghee Son, Sun-Joo Hong, Angela Green, Jane-Jane Chen, Edith Tzeng, Christian Hierholzer and Timothy R. Billiar
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1998 4:BF03401915
  2. The hydrophilic bile salt ursodeoxycholate (UDCA) inhibits injury by hydrophobic bile acids and is used to treat cholestatic liver diseases. Interestingly, hepatocyte cell death from bile acid-induced toxicity...

    Authors: Cecilia M. P. Rodrigues, Guangsheng Fan, Phillip Y. Wong, Betsy T. Kren and Clifford J. Steer
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1998 4:BF03401914
  3. Acquired CI-inhibitor (C1-inh) deficiency is usually associated with the presence of circulating C1 -inh autoantibodies. These autoantibodies have been shown previously to bind to two synthetic peptides corres...

    Authors: Shiping He, Robert B. Sim, Keith Whaley and K. Austen
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1998 4:BF03401735
  4. Attempts to optimize DNA vaccines in mice include using different routes of administration and different formulations. It may be more relevant to human use to carry such studies out in nonhuman primates. Here ...

    Authors: Robert A. Gramzinski, Cynthia L. Brazolot Millan, Nicanor Obaldia, Stephen L. Hoffman and Heather L. Davis
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1998 4:BF03401734
  5. The molecular recognition theory (MRT) provides a conceptual framework that could explain the evolution of intermolecular and intramolecular interaction of peptides and proteins. As such, it predicts that bind...

    Authors: Nelson Ruiz-Opazo, Kenji Hirayama, Kaoru Akimoto and Victoria L. M. Herrera
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1998 4:BF03401733
  6. Anthrax toxin, secreted by Bacillus anthracis, consists of protective antigen (PA) and either lethal factor (LF) or edema factor (EF). PA, the receptor-binding component of the toxin, translocates LF or EF into t...

    Authors: Mini Varughese, Angela Chi, Avelino V. Teixeira, Peter J. Nicholls, Jerry M. Keith and Stephen H. Leppla
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1998 4:BF03401732
  7. A common genetic basis for IgA deficiency (IgAD) and common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) is suggested by their occurrence in members of the same family and the similarity of the underlying B cell different...

    Authors: Harry W. Schroeder Jr., Zeng-Bian Zhu, Ruth E. March, R. Duncan Campbell, Seth Mark Berney, Sergei A. Nedospasov, Regina L. Turetskaya, T. Prescott Atkinson, Rodney C. P. Go, Max D. Cooper and John E. Volanakis
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1998 4:BF03401731
  8. Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) are the reactive derivatives of nonenzymatic glucose-macromolecule condensation products. Aging human tissues accumulate AGEs in an age-dependent manner and contribute to...

    Authors: Jenny J. Li, Dennis Dickson, Patrick R. Hof and Helen Vlassara
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1998 4:BF03401729
  9. Photodynamic therapy employs photosensitive agents such as porphyrins to treat a variety of tumors accessible to light-emitting probes. This approach capitalizes on the selective retention of porphyrins by can...

    Authors: Ajay Verma, Stephen L. Facchina, David J. Hirsch, Shi-Yu Song, Larry F. Dillahey, Jerry R. Williams and Solomon H. Snyder
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1998 4:BF03401728
  10. Amphiphysin I is a 128 kD protein highly concentrated in nerve terminals, where it has a putative role in endocytosis. It is a dominant autoantigen in patients with stiff-man syndrome associated with breast ca...

    Authors: Scott Floyd, Margaret Husta Butler, Ottavio Cremona, Carol David, Zachary Freyberg, Xiaomei Zhang, Michele Solimena, Akira Tokunaga, Hideki Ishizu, Kimiko Tsutsui and Pietro De Camilli
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1998 4:BF03401727
  11. The synapsins are a family of neuron-specific proteins, associated with the cytoplasmic surface of synaptic vesicles, which have been shown to regulate neurotransmitter release in mature synapses and to accele...

    Authors: Adriana Ferreira, Lih-Shen Chin, Lian Li, Lorene M. Lanier, Kenneth S. Kosik and Paul Greengard
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1998 4:BF03401726
  12. Tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α) is often considered the main proinflammatory cytokine induced by lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and consequently the critical mediator of the lethality associated with septic shock.

    Authors: Franck Amiot, Catherine Fitting, Kevin J. Tracey, Jean-Marc Cavaillon and François Dautry
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401722
  13. Substantial evidence has suggested that T cells play an important role in antitumor immunity. T cells with cytotoxic activity against tumors have been isolated from in vitro culture of tumor-infiltrated lympho...

    Authors: Koichi Ito, James Fetten, Houman Khalili, Steven Hajdu, Erna Busch, Robert Pergolizzi, Vincent Vinciguerra and Ming-der Y. Chang
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401720
  14. GLI is an oncodevelopmental gene in the vertebrate hedgehog/patched signaling pathway that is spatiotemporally regulated during development and is amplified in a subset of human cancers. GLI is the prototype for ...

    Authors: Jian Tao Yang, Cheng Zheng Liu, Elisabeth H. Villavicencio, Joon Won Yoon, David Walterhouse and Philip M. Iannaccone
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401719
  15. Vectors based on herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) can efficiently transduce hepatocytes in the mouse liver, and vector genomes can persist for at least 2 months. However, 24 hr after gene transfer, the numb...

    Authors: Cornel Fraefel, David R. Jacoby, Christopher Lage, Harold Hilderbrand, Janice Y. Chou, Fred W. Alt, Xandra O. Breakefield and Joseph A. Majzoub
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401718
  16. Cerebral ischemia induces a rapid and dramatic up-regulation of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) protein and mRNA, but the cellular sources of TNF in the ischemic brain have not been defined. The diverse activities...

    Authors: Galina I. Botchkina, Malcolm E. Meistrell III, Inna L. Botchkina and Kevin J. Tracey
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401714
  17. Excitotoxicity and excess generation of nitric oxide (NO) are believed to be fundamental mechanisms in many acute and chronic neurodegenerative disorders. Disturbance of Ca2+ homeostasis and protein nitration/nit...

    Authors: Marcel Leist, Christiane Volbracht, Simone Kühnle, Eugenio Fava, Elisa Ferrando-May and Pierluigi Nicotera
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401713
  18. DNA modified by advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs) undergoes a high frequency of insertional mutagenesis. In mouse lymphoid cells, these mutations are due in part to the transposition of host genomic elemen...

    Authors: Tatiana Pushkarsky, Linda Rourke, Lori A. Spiegel, Michael F. Seldin and Richard Bucala
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401712
  19. Brucelosis is a severe acute febrile disease caused by bacteria of the genus Brucella. Its current diagnosis is based on clinical observations that may be complemented by serology and microbiological culture test...

    Authors: Ana M. Sifuentes-Rincón, Agnès Revol and Hugo A. Barrera-Saldaña
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401711
  20. The adoptive transfer of cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs) derived from tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TIL) along with interleukin 2 (IL-2) into autologous patients with cancer resulted in the objective regressi...

    Authors: Rong-Fu Wang
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401710
  21. In Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the main histological lesion is a proteinaceous deposit, the senile plaque, which is mainly composed of a peptide called Aβ. The aggregation process is thought to occur through enhanc...

    Authors: Hélène Barelli, Anthony Lebeau, Jean Vizzavona, Pia Delaere, Nathalie Chevallier, Cyril Drouot, Philippe Marambaud, Karine Ancolio, Joseph D. Buxbaum, Olga Khorkova, Jeff Heroux, Sudhir Sahasrabudhe, Jean Martinez, Jean-Marie Warter, Michel Mohr and Frédéric Checler
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401708
  22. IgE/allergen-dependent activation of skin mast cells is involved in acute urticaria and leads to their EL-4 release. Previously we have demonstrated in vitro the induction of the low-affinity receptor for IgE ...

    Authors: Pierre-André Bécherel, Olivier Chosidow, Liliane Le Goff, Camille Francès, Patrice Debré, M. Djavad Mossalayi and Michel Arock
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401707
  23. Raf-1, a cytoplasmic serine/threonine protein kinase, plays an important role in mitogen- and damage-responsive cellular signal transduction pathways. Consistent with this notion is the fact that constitutive ...

    Authors: Sonal Patel, Fuh-Han Wang, Theresa L. Whiteside and Usha Kasid
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401706
  24. The agouti yellow mouse shows adult onset of moderate obesity and diabetes. A depressed basal lipolytic rate in adipocytes or a decreased adrenergic tone arising from antagonizing α-melanocyte-stimulating hormone...

    Authors: Yvon C. Chagnon, Wen-Ji Chen, Louis Pérusse, Monique Chagnon, André Nadeau, William O. Wilkison and Claude Bouchard
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401705
  25. Spontaneous animal models of human autoimmune diseases provide the means to study the very first pathogenetic events, which is not possible in their human counterparts. This is particularly true for connective...

    Authors: Michael J. Ausserlechner, Roswitha Sgonc, Hermann Dietrich and Georg Wick
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401704
  26. Advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs) are implicated in the pathogenesis of atherosclerotic vascular disease of diabetic and nondiabetic etiology. Recent research suggests that advanced glycation of ApoB contr...

    Authors: Alan William Stitt, Cijiang He, Steven Friedman, Larry Scher, Peter Rossi, Larry Ong, Hank Founds, Yong Ming Li, Richard Bucala and Helen Vlassara
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401819
  27. Mice with targeted disruption of the gene for the neuronal isoform of nitric oxide synthase (nNOS) display exaggerated aggression. Behavioral studies of mice with targeted gene deletions suffer from the critic...

    Authors: Gregory E. Demas, Mikael J. L. Eliasson, Ted M. Dawson, Valina L. Dawson, Lance J. Kriegsfeld, Randy J. Nelson and Solomon H. Snyder
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401818
  28. Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) and hypothermic circulatory arrest (HCA) are important components of congenital cardiac surgery. Ischemia/reperfusion injury and inflammatory cascade activation result in endotheli...

    Authors: Sarah Tabbutt, David P. Nelson, Nina Tsai, Takuya Miura, Paul R. Hickey, John E. Mayer and Ellis J. Neufeld
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401817
  29. Balloon injury of the arterial wall induces increased vascular smooth cell proliferation, enhanced elastic recoil, and abnormalities in thrombosis, each of which contribute to regrowth of intima and the lesion...

    Authors: Dominique Stephan, Hong San, Zhi-yong Yang, David Gordon, Susan Goelz, Gary J. Nabel and Elizabeth G. Nabel
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401816
  30. The sickle-cell trait protects against severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria and reduces susceptibility to mild malaria but does not prevent infection. The exact mechanism of this protection remains unclear. We ha...

    Authors: Francine Ntoumi, Christophe Rogier, Alioune Dieye, Jean-François Trape, Pascal Millet and Odile Mercereau-Puijalon
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401815
  31. HIV-1 invades the central nervous system early after infection when macrophage infiltration of the brain is low but myelin pallor is suggestive of blood-brain-barrier damage. High-level plasma viremia is a lik...

    Authors: Milan Fiala, David J. Looney, Monique Stins, Dennis D. Way, Ling Zhang, Xiaohu Gan, Francesco Chiappelli, Erik S. Schweitzer, Paul Shapshak, Martin Weinand, Michael C. Graves, Marlys Witte and Kwang Sik Kim
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401701
  32. Human natural antibodies have been found that owe their candidacidal action to the mimicry of a yeast killer toxin produced by the yeast Pichia anomala (PaKT). Candidacidal human natural antibodies (KTAb) are eli...

    Authors: Nathalie Séguy, Jean-Charles Cailliez, Philippe Delcourt, Stefania Conti, Daniel Camus, Eduardo Dei-Cas and Luciano Polonelli
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401700
  33. Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a systemic vasculitis that preferentially targets medium-sized and large arteries. The etiopathogenesis of the syndrome is not known, and because of the paucity of information con...

    Authors: Alexander Brack, Annette Geisler, Victor M. Martinez-Taboada, Brian R. Younge, Jörg J. Goronzy and Cornelia M. Weyand
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401699
  34. The pleiotropic cytokine interleukin-6 mediates its multiple effects at the cell level through a multimeric receptor consisting of a binding protein (gp80) and a signal transducer (gp130). A soluble form of gp...

    Authors: Vincent Thibault, Bernard Terlain, Frank L. Graham and Jack Gauldie
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401698
  35. Chondroitin-4-sulfate (CSA) was recently described as a Plasmodium falciparum cytoadherence receptor present on Saimiri brain microvascular and human lung endothelial cells.

    Authors: Bruno Pouvelle, Pascal Meyer, Claire Robert, Laurence Bardel and Jürg Gysin
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 1997 3:BF03401697

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