Genetic Insights into Endothelial Barrier Regulation in the Acutely Inflamed Lung

Sumegha Mitra, Daniel Turner Lloveras, Shwu Fan Ma, Joe G.N. Garcia

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Pulmonary Endothelium
Subtitle of host publicationFunction in health and disease
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9780470723616
StatePublished - Sep 11 2009


  • ALI, enigmatic syndrome and insights into ALI pathobiology
  • Acute lung injury (ALI) - devastating syndrome of diffuse alveolar damage
  • C-Met (HGF)
  • CXCR4 gene - novel candidate gene for ALI
  • Endothelial barrier regulation in acutely inflamed lung and genetic insights
  • GADD45α - small 18-kDa nuclear protein
  • HGF and tyrosine kinase receptor, c-Met role in lung development
  • Mechanosensitive genes with endothelial barrier-regulatory effects
  • Vascular barrier regulatory cytokines

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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