publications

Ultraviolet-radiation-induced inflammation promotes angiotropism and metastasis in melanoma

publications Bald T, Quast T, Landsberg J, Rogava M, Glodde N, Lopez-Ramos D, Kohlmeyer J, Riesenberg S, van den Boorn-Konijnenberg D, Hömig-Hölzel C, Reuten R, Schadow B, Weighardt H, Wenzel D, Helfrich I, Schadendorf D, Bloch W, Bianchi ME, Lugassy C, Barnhill RL, Koch M, Fleischmann BK, Förster I, Kastenmüller W, Kolanus W, Hölzel M, Gaffal E, Tüting T; Nature. 2014 Mar 6;507(7490):109-13. doi: 10.1038/nature13111. Epub 2014 Feb 26.

Abstract   Intermittent intense ultraviolet (UV) exposure represents an important aetiological factor in the development of malignant melanoma. The ability of UV radiation to...   Read More

Insights from the worm: the C. elegans model for innate immunity

A7 SCHUMACHERpublicationsErmolaeva MA, Schumacher B; Semin Immunol. 2014 Aug;26(4):303-9. doi: 10.1016/j.smim.2014.04.005. Epub 2014 May 21.

Abstract The nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans comprises an ancestral immune system. C. elegans recognizes and responds to viral, bacterial, and fungal infections. Components of...   Read More

Collagen receptors integrin alpha2beta1 and discoidin domain receptor 1 regulate maturation of the glomerular basement membrane and loss of integrin alpha2beta1 delays kidney fibrosis in COL4A3 knockout mice

Rubel D, Frese J, Martin M, Leibnitz A, Girgert R, Miosge N, Eckes B, Müller GA, Gross O Matrix Biol. 2014 Feb;34:13-21 PMID: 24480069...   Read More

AMACO is a component of the basement membrane-associated Fraser complex

B12 SENGLEB2 WAGENER/ PAULSSONpublicationsRichardson RJ, Gebauer JM, Zhang JL, Kobbe B, Keene DR, Karlsen KR, Richetti S, Wohl AP, Sengle G, Neiss WF, Paulsson M, Hammerschmidt M, Wagener R; J Invest Dermatol. 2014 May;134(5):1313-22. doi: 10.1038/jid.2013.492. Epub 2013 Nov 14.

Abstract Fraser syndrome (FS) is a phenotypically variable, autosomal recessive disorder characterized by cryptophthalmus, cutaneous syndactyly, and other malformations resulting from mutations in FRAS1,...   Read More

Embelin inhibits endothelial mitochondrial respiration and impairs neoangiogenesis during tumor growth and wound healing

Coutelle O, Hornig-Do HT, Witt A, Andree M, Schiffmann LM, Piekarek M, Brinkmann K, Seeger JM, Liwschitz M, Miwa S, Hallek M, Krönke M,...   Read More

Mechanisms regulating skin immunity and inflammation

Pasparakis M, Haase I, Nestle FO Nat. Rev. Immunol. 2014 May;14(5):289-301 PMID: 24722477 Abstract Immune responses in the skin are important for host defence...   Read More

Acentriolar mitosis activates a p53-dependent apoptosis pathway in the mouse embryo

Bazzi H, Anderson KV Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2014 Apr;111(15):E1491-500 PMID: 24706806 Abstract Centrosomes are the microtubule-organizing centers of animal cells that organize...   Read More

Function of mammalian cell polarity regulators in skin cancer

A10 IDENpublicationsMescher M, Iden S; Cell News 4/14.

Abstract Establishment of cell polarity and orchestrated tissue architecture are critical to development, organ homeostasis and regeneration. Almost every cell type in our body...   Read More

A mouse model for dominant collagen VI disorders: heterozygous deletion of Col6a3 Exon 16

B2 WAGENER/ PAULSSONpublications Pan TC, Zhang RZ, Arita M, Bogdanovich S, Adams SM, Gara SK, Wagener R, Khurana TS, Birk DE, Chu ML; J Biol Chem. 2014 Apr 11;289(15):10293-307. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M114.549311. Epub 2014 Feb 22.

Abstract   Dominant and recessive mutations in collagen VI genes, COL6A1, COL6A2, and COL6A3, cause a continuous spectrum of disorders characterized by muscle weakness...   Read More

Signaling by IL-6 promotes alternative activation of macrophages to limit endotoxemia and obesity-associated resistance to insulin

A5 BRÜNING/NIESSENpublicationsMauer J, Chaurasia B, Goldau J, Vogt MC, Ruud J, Nguyen KD, Theurich S, Hausen AC, Schmitz J, Brönneke HS, Estevez E, Allen TL, Mesaros A, Partridge L, Febbraio MA, Chawla A, Wunderlich FT, Brüning JC; Nat Immunol. 2014 May;15(5):423-30. doi: 10.1038/ni.2865. Epub 2014 Mar 30.

Abstract Obesity and resistance to insulin are closely associated with the development of low-grade inflammation. Interleukin 6 (IL-6) is linked to obesity-associated inflammation; however,...   Read More

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