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Vijay Kumar Kalra, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
HMR 611 2011 Zonal Avenue Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 1526

Publications

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15th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid, 2010. Liver Int. 2011 Jul; 31(6):762-72. View in: PubMed

Involvement of miR-30c and miR-301a in immediate induction of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 by placental growth factor in human pulmonary endothelial cells. Biochem J. 2011 Mar 15; 434(3):473-82. View in: PubMed

Endothelin-1-induced macrophage inflammatory protein-1beta expression in monocytic cells involves hypoxia-inducible factor-1alpha and AP-1 and is negatively regulated by microRNA-195. J Immunol. 2010 Nov 15; 185(10):6253-64. View in: PubMed

Ethanol-induced HO-1 and NQO1 are differentially regulated by HIF-1alpha and Nrf2 to attenuate inflammatory cytokine expression. J Biol Chem. 2010 Nov 12; 285(46):35359-73. View in: PubMed

High levels of placenta growth factor in sickle cell disease promote pulmonary hypertension. Blood. 2010 Jul 8; 116(1):109-12. View in: PubMed

Placenta growth factor (PlGF), a novel inducer of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) in sickle cell disease (SCD). J Biol Chem. 2010 May 28; 285(22):16713-22. View in: PubMed

Ethanol augments RANTES/CCL5 expression in rat liver sinusoidal endothelial cells and human endothelial cells via activation of NF-kappa B, HIF-1 alpha, and AP-1. J Immunol. 2009 Nov 1; 183(9):5964-76. View in: PubMed

Phosphate-buffered saline-based nucleofection of primary endothelial cells. Anal Biochem. 2009 Mar 15; 386(2):251-5. View in: PubMed

Placenta growth factor induces 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein to increase leukotriene formation in sickle cell disease. Blood. 2009 Jan 29; 113(5):1129-38. View in: PubMed

Placenta growth factor augments endothelin-1 and endothelin-B receptor expression via hypoxia-inducible factor-1 alpha. Blood. 2008 Aug 1; 112(3):856-65. View in: PubMed

A novel role of hypoxia-inducible factor in cobalt chloride- and hypoxia-mediated expression of IL-8 chemokine in human endothelial cells. J Immunol. 2006 Nov 15; 177(10):7211-24. View in: PubMed

Mechanism of amyloid peptide induced CCR5 expression in monocytes and its inhibition by siRNA for Egr-1. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2005 Aug; 289(2):C264-76. View in: PubMed

L-glutamine therapy reduces endothelial adhesion of sickle red blood cells to human umbilical vein endothelial cells. BMC Blood Disord. 2005 Jul 25; 5:4. View in: PubMed

Curcumin, the active constituent of turmeric, inhibits amyloid peptide-induced cytochemokine gene expression and CCR5-mediated chemotaxis of THP-1 monocytes by modulating early growth response-1 transcription factor. J Neurochem. 2004 Dec; 91(5):1199-210. View in: PubMed

Mechanism of monocyte activation and expression of proinflammatory cytochemokines by placenta growth factor. Blood. 2003 Aug 15; 102(4):1515-24. View in: PubMed

Placenta growth factor activates monocytes and correlates with sickle cell disease severity. Blood. 2003 Aug 15; 102(4):1506-14. View in: PubMed

Amyloid peptide-induced cytokine and chemokine expression in THP-1 monocytes is blocked by small inhibitory RNA duplexes for early growth response-1 messenger RNA. J Immunol. 2003 May 15; 170(10):5281-94. View in: PubMed

Absorption of intact albumin across rat alveolar epithelial cell monolayers. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2003 Mar; 284(3):L458-65. View in: PubMed

Effect of endothelial cell polarity on beta-amyloid-induced migration of monocytes across normal and AD endothelium. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2002 Sep; 283(3):C895-904. View in: PubMed

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