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Analysis of protein-protein interactions (PPIs) is a valuable approach for characterizing proteins of unknown function. Here, we have developed a strategy combining library and matrix yeast two-hybrid screens to generate a highly connected PPI network for Huntington's disease (HD). The network contains 186 PPIs among 35 bait and 51 prey proteins. It(More)
BACKGROUND The nuclear factor-kappaB (NF-kappaB) family of transcription factors plays a role in a wide range of cellular processes including the immune response and cellular growth. In addition, deregulation of the NF-kappaB system has been associated with a number of disease states, including cancer. Therefore, insight into the regulation of NF-kappaB(More)
Dissertation zur Erlangung des Akademischen Grades doctor rerum naturalium (2005) Analysis of cell type-specific responses mediated by the type IV secretions system of Helicobacter pylori. (2008) Prolonged infections with Helicobacter pylori impair epithelial wound healing by interfering with EGFR signaling. (in Vorbereitung) A genome-wide screen for NF-κB(More)
Cancer of the stomach is among the leading causes of death from cancer worldwide. The transcription factor C/EBPβ is frequently overexpressed in gastric cancer and associated with the suppression of the differentiation marker TFF1. We show that the murine C/EBPβ knockout stomach displays unbalanced homeostasis and reduced cell proliferation and that(More)
The transcription factor NF-kappaB is a key mediator of the innate immune system. Although tremendous research efforts over the past decades have led to a more and more detailed understanding of NF-kappaB signaling, there are still missing pieces in the puzzle, especially upstream of the IKK complex and in the termination of the signaling. To identify more(More)
Relatedness and heterogeneity at the near-terminal end of the genome of a parapoxvirus bovis 1 strain (B177) compared with parapoxvirus ovis (Orf virus) The present study provides for the first time an extended investigation of individual genes located at the near-terminal right end of the genome of parapoxvirus bovis 1, Bovine papular stomatitis virus(More)
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