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Gene expression signatures of radiation response are specific, durable and accurate in mice and humans.
(PLoS One, 2008-04-02)
BACKGROUND: Previous work has demonstrated the potential for peripheral blood (PB) gene expression profiling for the detection of disease or environmental exposures. METHODS AND FINDINGS: We have sought to determine the ...
Substance abuse, treatment needs and access among female sex workers and non-sex workers in Pretoria, South Africa.
(Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy, 2009-05-27)
BACKGROUND: This study examined cross-sectional data collected from substance-using female sex workers (FSW) and non-sex workers (non-SW) in Pretoria, South Africa, who entered a randomized controlled trial. METHODS: Women ...
beta-Arrestin1 mediates nicotinic acid-induced flushing, but not its antilipolytic effect, in mice.
(J Clin Invest, 2009-05)
Nicotinic acid is one of the most effective agents for both lowering triglycerides and raising HDL. However, the side effect of cutaneous flushing severely limits patient compliance. As nicotinic acid stimulates the GPCR ...
Differential mechanisms of morphine antinociceptive tolerance revealed in (beta)arrestin-2 knock-out mice.
(J Neurosci, 2002-12-01)
Morphine induces antinociception by activating mu opioid receptors (muORs) in spinal and supraspinal regions of the CNS. (Beta)arrestin-2 (beta)arr2), a G-protein-coupled receptor-regulating protein, regulates the muOR in ...
Enhanced rewarding properties of morphine, but not cocaine, in beta(arrestin)-2 knock-out mice.
(J Neurosci, 2003-11-12)
The reinforcing and psychomotor effects of morphine involve opiate stimulation of the dopaminergic system via activation of mu-opioid receptors (muOR). Both mu-opioid and dopamine receptors are members of the G-protein-coupled ...
β-Arrestin-2 regulates the development of allergic asthma
(Journal of Clinical Investigation, 2003-08-01)
Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways that is coordinated by Th2 cells in both human asthmatics and animal models of allergic asthma. Migration of Th2 cells to the lung is key to their inflammatory function ...
Anti-beta(1)-adrenergic receptor antibodies and heart failure: causation, not just correlation.
(J Clin Invest, 2004-05)
Antibodies specific for the beta(1)-adrenergic receptor are found in patients with chronic heart failure of various etiologies. From work presented in this issue of the JCI, we can now infer that these antibodies actually ...
(Middle East Journal of Anesthesiology, 2005-06-01)
When 7 transmembrane receptors are not G protein-coupled receptors.
(J Clin Invest, 2005-11)
Classically, 7 transmembrane receptors transduce extracellular signals by coupling to heterotrimeric G proteins, although recent in vitro studies have clearly demonstrated that they can also signal via G protein-independent ...
Beta-arrestin-mediated beta1-adrenergic receptor transactivation of the EGFR confers cardioprotection.
(J Clin Invest, 2007-09)
Deleterious effects on the heart from chronic stimulation of beta-adrenergic receptors (betaARs), members of the 7 transmembrane receptor family, have classically been shown to result from Gs-dependent adenylyl ...