Periostin induces intracellular cross-talk between kinases and hyaluronan in atrioventricular valvulogenesis.

Ghatak S, Misra S, Norris RA, Moreno-Rodriguez RA, Hoffman S, Levine RA, Hascall VC, Markwald RR. (2014) Periostin induces intracellular cross-talk between kinases and hyaluronan in atrioventricular valvulogenesis. J Biol Chem. 289(12):8545-61. PMID: 24469446; PMCID: PMC3961678 Abstract Periostin (PN), a novel fasciclin-related matricellular protein, has been implicated in cardiac development and postnatal remodeling, … Continued

Overexpression of c-Met and CD44v6 receptors contributes to autocrine TGF-β1 signaling in interstitial lung disease.

Ghatak S, Bogatkevich GS, Atnelishvili I, Akter T, Feghali-Bostwick C, Hoffman S, Fresco VM, Fuchs JC, Visconti RP, Markwald RR, Padhye SB, Silver RM,Hascall VC, Misra S. (2014) Overexpression of c-Met and CD44v6 receptors contributes to autocrine TGF-β1 signaling in interstitial lung disease. J Biol Chem. 289(11):7856-72. PMID: 24324260; PMCID: PMC3953297   Abstract The hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) … Continued