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Sonsoles Piera-Velazquez, PhD

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233 South Tenth Street
Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Suite 422
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-7594

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Altered MCM protein levels and autophagic flux in aged and systemic sclerosis dermal fibroblasts
  2. Potential role of human-specific genes, human-specific microRNAs and human-specific non-coding regulatory RNAs in the pathogenesis of Systemic Sclerosis and Sjögren's Syndrome
  3. Molecular mechanisms of endothelial to mesenchymal cell transition (EndoMT) in experimentally induced fibrotic diseases
  4. Effect of oxidative stress on protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B in scleroderma dermal fibroblasts
  5. Role of endothelial-mesenchymal transition (EndoMT) in the pathogenesis of fibrotic disorders
  6. Persistent activation of dermal fibroblasts from patients with gadolinium-associated nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  7. Role of growth factors in the pathogenesis of tissue fibrosis in systemic sclerosis
  8. Regulation of the human SOX9 promoter by Sp1 and CREB
  9. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis/nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy: clinical aspects.
  10. Description of 12 cases of nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy and review of the literature
  11. Regulation of the human Sox9 promoter by the CCAAT-binding factor
  12. Hypoxia inducible factor-1 alpha expression in human normal and osteoarthritic chondrocytes
  13. Increased stability of malate dehydrogenase from Halobacterium salinarum at low salt concentration in reverse micelles
  14. Reverse micelles in organic solvents: A medium for the biotechnological use of extreme halophilic enzymes at low salt concentration
  15. Mechanism of adaptation of an atypical alkaline p-nitrophenyl phosphatase from the archaeon Halobacterium salinarum at low-water environments
  16. Increased life span of human osteoarthritic chondrocytes by exogenous expression of telomerase
  17. Assessment of the gene expression profile of differentiated and dedifferentiated human fetal chondrocytes by microarray analysis
  18. An extreme halophilic enzyme active at low salt in reversed micelles
  19. Regulation of type-II collagen gene expression during human chondrocyte de-differentiation and recovery of chondrocyte-specific phenotype in culture involves Sry-type high-mobility-group box (SOX) transcription factors
  20. Stability of an extreme halophilic alkaline phosphatase from Halobacterium salinarium in non-conventional medium