Chagsun Choi

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During re-epithelialization of cutaneous wounds, keratinocytes recapitulate several aspects of the embryonic process of epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT), including migratory activity and reduced intercellular adhesion. The transcription factor Slug modulates EMT in the embryo and controls desmosome number in adult epithelial cells, therefore, we(More)
The hypothesis that endogenous carbon monoxide (CO), produced during the oxidation of heme catalyzed by heme oxygenase (HO), plays a role similar to that of nitric oxide (NO) in the regulation of cardiovascular tone has been criticized because of the low potency of CO compared with NO in relaxing blood vessels and stimulating soluble guanylyl cyclase (sGC).(More)
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