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EphA2 mediates ligand-dependent inhibition and ligand-independent promotion of cell migration and invasion via a reciprocal regulatory loop with Akt.
Both pro- and antioncogenic properties have been attributed to EphA2 kinase. We report that a possible cause for this apparent paradox is diametrically opposite roles of EphA2 in regulating cellExpand
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MYH9 is associated with nondiabetic end-stage renal disease in African Americans
As end-stage renal disease (ESRD) has a four times higher incidence in African Americans compared to European Americans, we hypothesized that susceptibility alleles for ESRD have a higher frequencyExpand
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Proteinuria as a surrogate outcome in CKD: report of a scientific workshop sponsored by the National Kidney Foundation and the US Food and Drug Administration.
Changes in proteinuria have been suggested as a surrogate outcome for kidney disease progression to facilitate the conduct of clinical trials. This report summarizes a workshop sponsored by theExpand
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Chronic kidney disease and its complications.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a complex disease affecting more than 20 million individuals in the United States. Progression of CKD is associated with a number of serious complications, includingExpand
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Activation of EphA receptor tyrosine kinase inhibits the Ras/MAPK pathway
Interactions between Eph receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs) and membrane-anchored ephrin ligands critically regulate axon pathfinding and development of the cardiovascular system, as well as migrationExpand
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The NHE1 Na+/H+ Exchanger Recruits Ezrin/Radixin/Moesin Proteins to Regulate Akt-dependent Cell Survival*
Apoptosis results in cell shrinkage and intracellular acidification, processes opposed by the ubiquitously expressed NHE1 Na+/H+ exchanger. In addition to mediating Na+/H+ transport, NHE1 interactsExpand
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A WT1 Co-regulator Controls Podocyte Phenotype by Shuttling between Adhesion Structures and Nucleus*
Glomerular podocyte differentiation state is critical for filtration barrier function and is regulated by WT1, a zinc finger transcription factor. A yeast two-hybrid assay identified a novel,Expand
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The IL-1 receptor and Rho directly associate to drive cell activation in inflammation.
IL-1-stimulated mesenchymal cells model molecular mechanisms of inflammation. Binding of IL-1 to the type I IL-1 receptor (IL-1R) clusters a multi-subunit signaling complex at focal adhesionExpand
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Meta-Analysis of Genome-Wide Association Studies in African Americans Provides Insights into the Genetic Architecture of Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is more prevalent in African Americans than in Europeans. However, little is known about the genetic risk in African Americans despite the recent identification of more than 70Expand
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Congenital diaphragmatic hernia, kidney agenesis and cardiac defects associated with Slit3-deficiency in mice
Slit3 along with Slit1 and Slit2 comprise the Slit family of proteins. The latter two proteins are known to be involved in axon guidance and cell migration during animal development. However, littleExpand
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