2B3F Markova, Dessislava - Thomas Jefferson University - Thomas Jefferson University
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Dessislava Markova, PhD

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

(215) 955-7655
(215) 955-9773 fax

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. CCN2 suppresses catabolic effects of interleukin-1β through α5β1 and αVβ3 Integrins in nucleus pulposus cells: Implications in intervertebral disc degeneration
  2. Substance p stimulates production of inflammatory cytokines in human disc cells
  3. An organ culture system to model early degenerative changes of the intervertebral disc II: Profiling global gene expression changes
  4. COL6A3 protein deficiency in mice leads to muscle and tendon defects similar to human collagen VI congenital muscular dystrophy
  5. Expression and relationship of proinflammatory chemokine RANTES/CCL5 and cytokine IL-1 β in painful human intervertebral discs
  6. Human umbilical cord blood-derived mesenchymal stem cells in the cultured rabbit intervertebral disc: A novel cell source for disc repair
  7. 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
  8. Loss of fibulin-2 protects against progressive ventricular dysfunction after myocardial infarction
  9. 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
  10. An organ culture system to model early degenerative changes of the intervertebral disc
  11. Histological features of the degenerating intervertebral disc in a goat disc-injury model
  12. Hypoxia activates the notch signaling pathway in cells of the intervertebral disc: Implications in degenerative disc disease
  13. Hypoxia-inducible factor regulation of ANK expression in nucleus pulposus cells: Possible implications in controlling dystrophic mineralization in the intervertebral disc
  14. Fibronectin splicing variants in human intervertebral disc and association with disc degeneration
  15. Regulation of CCN2/connective tissue growth factor expression in the nucleus pulposus of the intervertebral disc: Role of smad and activator protein 1 signaling
  16. Recessive COL6A2 C-globular missense mutations in Ullrich congenital muscular dystrophy: Role of the C2a splice variant
  17. Primary bovine intervertebral disc cells transduced with adenovirus overexpressing 12 BMPs and Sox9 maintain appropriate phenotype
  18. Fibulin-2 is dispensable for mouse development and elastic fiber formation
  19. Compound heterozygous mutations in fibulin-4 causing neonatal lethal pulmonary artery occlusion, aortic aneurysm, arachnodactyly, and mild cutis laxa
  20. A comparative analysis of the fibulin protein family: Biochemical characterization, binding interactions, and tissue localization
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