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Dessislava Markova, PhD

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1015 Walnut Street
Curtis Building, Suite 501
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Intervertebral disc cells produce interleukins found in patients with back pain
  2. Forelimb contractures and abnormal tendon collagen fibrillogenesis in fibulin-4 null mice
  3. The Effect of Substance P on an Intervertebral Disc Rat Organ Culture Model
  4. Substance p receptor antagonist suppresses inflammatory cytokine expression in human disc cells
  5. Fibronectin splice variation in human knee cartilage, meniscus and synovial membrane: Observations in osteoarthritic knee
  6. Aquaporin 1 and 5 expression decreases during human intervertebral disc degeneration: Novel HIF-1-mediated regulation of aquaporins in NP cells
  7. FIH-1-Mint3 axis does not control HIF-1α transcriptional activity in nucleus pulposus cells
  8. Fibronectin fragments and the cleaving enzyme ADAM-8 in the degenerative human intervertebral disc
  9. CCN2 suppresses catabolic effects of interleukin-1β through α5β1 and αVβ3 Integrins in nucleus pulposus cells: Implications in intervertebral disc degeneration
  10. Differential gene expression in anterior and posterior annulus fibrosus
  11. Xylosyltransferase-1 expression is refractory to inhibition by the inflammatory cytokines tumor necrosis factor α and IL-1β in nucleus pulposus cells: Novel regulation by AP-1, Sp1, and Sp3
  12. Substance p stimulates production of inflammatory cytokines in human disc cells
  13. An organ culture system to model early degenerative changes of the intervertebral disc II: Profiling global gene expression changes
  14. COL6A3 protein deficiency in mice leads to muscle and tendon defects similar to human collagen VI congenital muscular dystrophy
  15. Expression and relationship of proinflammatory chemokine RANTES/CCL5 and cytokine IL-1 β in painful human intervertebral discs
  16. Human umbilical cord blood-derived mesenchymal stem cells in the cultured rabbit intervertebral disc: A novel cell source for disc repair
  17. Expression of Prolyl Hydroxylases (PHDs) is selectively controlled by HIF-1 and HIF-2 proteins in nucleus pulposus cells of the intervertebral disc: Distinct roles of PHD2 and PHD3 proteins in controlling HIF-1α activity in hypoxia
  18. Loss of fibulin-2 protects against progressive ventricular dysfunction after myocardial infarction
  19. TNF-α and IL-1β promote a disintegrin-like and metalloprotease with thrombospondin type I motif-5-mediated aggrecan degradation through syndecan-4 in intervertebral disc
  20. An organ culture system to model early degenerative changes of the intervertebral disc