1. Fast preparation of hydroxyapatite/superhydrophilic vertically aligned multiwalled carbon nanotube composites for bioactive application.

    Langmuir 26(23):18308 (2010) PMID 20961085

    A method for the electrodeposition of hydroxyapatite films on superhydrophilic vertically aligned multiwalled carbon nanotubes is presented. The formation of a thin homogeneous film with high crystallinity was observed without any thermal treatment and with bioactivity properties that accelerate...
  2. Fast preparation of hydroxyapatite/superhydrophilic vertically aligned multiwalled carbon nanotube composites for bioactive application.

    Langmuir 26(23):18308 (2010) PMID 20961085

    A method for the electrodeposition of hydroxyapatite films on superhydrophilic vertically aligned multiwalled carbon nanotubes is presented. The formation of a thin homogeneous film with high crystallinity was observed without any thermal treatment and with bioactivity properties that accelerate...
  3. Activated protein C protects against diabetic nephropathy by inhibiting endothelial and podocyte apoptosis.

    Nature Medicine 13(11):1349 (2007) PMID 17982464

    Data providing direct evidence for a causative link between endothelial dysfunction, microvascular disease and diabetic end-organ damage are scarce. Here we show that activated protein C (APC) formation, which is regulated by endothelial thrombomodulin, is reduced in diabetic mice and causally l...
  4. Activated protein C protects against diabetic nephropathy by inhibiting endothelial and podocyte apoptosis.

    Nature Medicine 13(11):1349 (2007) PMID 17982464

    Data providing direct evidence for a causative link between endothelial dysfunction, microvascular disease and diabetic end-organ damage are scarce. Here we show that activated protein C (APC) formation, which is regulated by endothelial thrombomodulin, is reduced in diabetic mice and causally l...
  5. Focal adhesion kinase mediates MEF2 and c-Jun activation by stretch: role in the activation of the cardiac hypertrophic genetic program.

    Cardiovascular Research 68(1):87 (2005) PMID 15961069

    We have previously reported that myocyte enhancer factor-2 (MEF2) transcription factors and c-Jun are rapidly activated by pressure overload and that these events are involved in the early activation of the myocardial hypertrophic genetic program. In this study, we investigated whether focal adh...
  6. Focal adhesion kinase mediates MEF2 and c-Jun activation by stretch: role in the activation of the cardiac hypertrophic genetic program.

    Cardiovascular Research 68(1):87 (2005) PMID 15961069

    We have previously reported that myocyte enhancer factor-2 (MEF2) transcription factors and c-Jun are rapidly activated by pressure overload and that these events are involved in the early activation of the myocardial hypertrophic genetic program. In this study, we investigated whether focal adh...
  7. Differentiation of C2C12 myoblasts is critically regulated by FAK signaling.

    American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, In... 289(3):R862 (2005) PMID 15890789

    This study examined whether focal adhesion kinase (FAK) plays a role in the differentiation of C(2)C(12) myoblasts into myotubes. Differentiation of C(2)C(12) myoblasts induced by switch to differentiation culture medium was accompanied by a transient reduction of FAK phosphorylation at Tyr-397 ...
  8. Differentiation of C2C12 myoblasts is critically regulated by FAK signaling.

    American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, In... 289(3):R862 (2005) PMID 15890789

    This study examined whether focal adhesion kinase (FAK) plays a role in the differentiation of C(2)C(12) myoblasts into myotubes. Differentiation of C(2)C(12) myoblasts induced by switch to differentiation culture medium was accompanied by a transient reduction of FAK phosphorylation at Tyr-397 ...