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The Serpin α1-Proteinase Inhibitor Is a Critical Substrate for Gelatinase B/MMP-9 In Vivo
We have identified the key protein substrate of gelatinase B/MMP-9 (GB) that is cleaved in vivo during dermal-epidermal separation triggered by antibodies to the hemidesmosomal protein BP180Expand
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Gelatinase B–deficient Mice Are Resistant to Experimental Bullous Pemphigoid
Bullous pemphigoid (BP) is an autoimmune subepidermal blistering disease characterized by deposition of autoantibodies at the basement membrane zone. In an experimental BP model in mice, theExpand
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Screening for High-Temperature Tolerant Cotton Cultivars by Testing In Vitro Pollen Germination, Pollen Tube Growth and Boll Retention
With radical global climate change and global warming, high temperature stress has become one of major factors exerting a major influence on crop production. In the cotton (Gossypium hirsutumExpand
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Autoimmune Bullous Skin Diseases-Pemphigus and Pemphigoid
The group of autoimmune bullous skin diseases encompasses a number of specific disorders in which an autoimmune response is directed against skin adhesion molecules leading to blister formation.Expand
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Characteristics of Crude Palm Oil Produced in Hainan
Crude palm oil (CPO) was extracted from fresh fruit bunches of RYL7 oil palm cultivated in Hainan by using a self-made single stage screw press. The physicochemical characteristics and Fatty acidExpand
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Synthesis and In Vitro Anti-inflammatory Activity of C20 Epimeric Ocotillol-Type Triterpenes and Protopanaxadiol.
Ginseng is a perennial herb that contains various medicinal substances. The major active constituents of ginseng are ginsenosides, which have multifarious biological activities. Some pharmacologicalExpand
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Bethesda System 2001
Specimen type Indicate conventional smear (Pap smear) vs. liquid-based vs. other. Specimen adequacy ❏ Satisfactory for evaluation (Describe presence or absence of endocervical/transformation zoneExpand
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GPR30‐mediated estrogenic regulation of actin polymerization and spatial memory involves SRC‐1 and PI3K‐mTORC2 in the hippocampus of female mice
The G‐protein‐coupled estrogen receptor GPR30 (also referred to as GPER) has been implicated in the estrogenic regulation of hippocampal plasticity and spatial memory; however, the molecularExpand
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Skin Diseases Autoantibodies
Publisher Summary This chapter includes autoimmune blistering diseases associated with antidesmosomal and antihemidesmosomal antibodies. Spontaneous blister formation characterizes the acquiredExpand
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Bullous Skin Diseases: Pemphigus Pemphigoid
Publisher Summary This chapter reviews the current clinical, histologic, and immunologic features of the most common forms of autoimmune bullous diseases. Autoimmune bullous diseases are rareExpand
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