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Connective tissue growth factor mediates transforming growth factor β‐induced collagen synthesis: down‐regulation by cAMP
Connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) is a cysteine‐rich peptide synthesized and secreted by fibroblastic cells after activation with transforming growth factor beta (TGF‐β) that acts as aExpand
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The identification in adult bone marrow of pluripotent and restricted stem cells of the myeloid and lymphoid systems
The precise relationship between the stem cells for the lymphoid system and those for the blood-forming system is unclear. While it is generally assumed that the hemopoietic stem cell, the spleenExpand
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Use of court-appointed advocates to assist in permanency planning for minority children.
  • S. Abramson
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child welfare
  • 1 July 1991
Despite federal law on reuniting children in care with their families, minority children remain in dependency longer and are more likely to be placed in long-term foster care than white children.Expand
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Modes of action of aspirin-like drugs.
Current dogma holds that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) act by inhibition of the synthesis and release of prostaglandins. However, NSAIDs also inhibit the activation of neutrophils,Expand
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Link between allergic asthma and airway mucosal infection suggested by proteinase-secreting household fungi
Active fungal proteinases are powerful allergens that induce experimental allergic lung disease strongly resembling atopic asthma, but the precise relationship between proteinases and asthma remainsExpand
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Commentary: osteoarthritis of the knee and glucosamine.
R. D. Altman M.D.y*, S. Abramson M.D.z, O. Bruyere M.D.x, D. Clegg M.D.k, G. Herrero-Beaumont M.D.{, E. Maheu M.D.#, R. Moskowitz M.D.yy, K. Pavelka M.D.zz and J.-Y. Reginster M.D.x yUniversity ofExpand
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Malabsorption and metastatic melanoma.
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In vivo effects of macrophage colony‐stimulating factor on human monocyte function
Summary. Macrophage colony‐stimulating factor (M‐CSF) is reported to enhance a variety of functions of mature monocyte/macrophages in vitro. We have examined the effects of a 2 h intravenous infusionExpand
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Postnatal resolution of large ovarian cysts detected in utero. Report of two cases.
Two cases of spontaneous resolution of large ovarian cysts in newborns are presented. In both cases the cysts were detected prenatally with ultrasound. In one case the cyst disappeared before birth;Expand
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Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: how do they work?
Current dogma holds that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) act by inhibition of the synthesis and release of prostaglandins. However, NSAIDs also inhibit the activation of neutrophils,Expand
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