M. Horowitz

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Presently there is no clear evidence for the ability of mature osteogenic lineage cells to dedifferentiate. In order to identify and trace mature osteogenic lineage cells, we have utilized transgenic mouse models in which the dentin matrix protein 1 (Dmp1) promoter drives expression of GFP (active marker) or Cre recombinase (historic label) in(More)
An antibody was detected in the sera from patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and central nervous system (CNS) involvement that reacted with a 50-kD antigen in the plasma membrane of brain synaptic terminals. The 50-kD antigen was solubilized with Triton X-100 from preparations enriched with synaptic plasma membranes, and was partially purified(More)
The formation of brown, white, and beige adipocytes has been a subject of intense scientific interest in recent years due to the growing obesity epidemic in the USA and around the world. This interest has led to the identification and characterization of specific tissue-resident progenitor cells that give rise to each adipocyte population in vivo. However,(More)
The coordination of multiple cytokines and transcription factors with their downstream signaling pathways has been shown to be integral to nephron maturation. Here we present a completely novel role for the helix-loop-helix transcription factor Early B-cell factor 1 (Ebf1), originally identified for B-cell maturation, for the proper maturation of glomerular(More)
Bone surfaces attract hematopoietic and nonhematopoietic cells, such as osteoclasts (OCs) and osteoblasts (OBs), and are targeted by bone metastatic cancers. However, the mechanisms guiding cells toward bone surfaces are essentially unknown. Here, we show that the Gαi protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) EBI2 is expressed in mouse monocyte/OC precursors (OCPs)(More)
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