Macrophage biology

International research group

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  14. Gratchev,A., J.Kzhyshkowska, S.Kannookadan, M.Ochsenreiter, A.Popova, X.Yu, S.Mamidi, E.Stonehouse-Usselmann, I.Muller-Molinet, L.Gooi, and S.Goerdt. 2008. Activation of a TGF-{beta}-Specific Multistep Gene Expression Program in Mature Macrophages Requires Glucocorticoid-Mediated Surface Expression of TGF-{beta} Receptor II. J. Immunol. 180: 6553-6565.
  15. Kzhyshkowska,J., A.Gratchev, C.Schmuttermaier, H.Brundiers, L.Krusell, S.Mamidi, J.Zhang, G.Workman, E.H.Sage, C.Anderle, P.Sedlmayr, and S.Goerdt. 2008. Alternatively Activated Macrophages Regulate Extracellular Levels of the Hormone Placental Lactogen via Receptor-Mediated Uptake and Transcytosis. J. Immunol. 180: 3028-3037.
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  17. Zhang,J., A.Gratchev, V.Riabov, S.Mamidi, C.Schmuttermaier, L.Krusell, E.Kremmer, G.Workman, E.H.Sage, S.Jalkanen, S.Goerdt, and J.Kzhyshkowska. 2009. A novel GGA-binding site is required for intracellular sorting mediated by stabilin-1. Mol. Cell Biol. 29: 6097-6105.
  18. Mosig,S., K.Rennert, S.Krause, J.Kzhyshkowska, K.Neunubel, R.Heller, and H.Funke. 2009. Different functions of monocyte subsets in familial hypercholesterolemia: potential function of CD14+ CD16+ monocytes in detoxification of oxidized LDL. FASEB J. 23: 866-874.