Significant Publications

  1. Anthrax toxin receptor 2 functions in ECM homeostasis of the murine reproductive tract and promotes MMP activity.
    Reeves CV, Wang X, Charles-Horvath PC, Vink JY, Borisenko VY, Young JA, Kitajewski JK
    PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e34862. Epub 2012 Apr 17.PMID: 22529944
  2. A role for Notch signaling in trophoblast endovascular invasion and in the pathogenesis of pre-eclampsia.
    Hunkapiller NM, Gasperowicz M, Kapidzic M, Plaks V, Maltepe E, Kitajewski J, Cross JC, Fisher SJ.
    Development. 2011 Jul;138(14):2987-98. PMID: 21693515
  3. Vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 (VEGFR-2) functions to promote uterine decidual angiogenesis during early pregnancy in the mouse.
    Douglas NC, Tang H, Gomez R, Pytowski B, Hicklin DJ, Sauer CM, Kitajewski J, Sauer MV, Zimmermann RC.
    Endocrinology. 2009 Aug;150(8):3845-54. Epub 2009 Apr 30.PMID: 19406950
  4. Notch alters VEGF responsiveness in human and murine endothelial cells by direct regulation of VEGFR-3 expression.
    Shawber CJ, Funahashi Y, Francisco E, Vorontchikhina M, Kitamura Y, Stowell SA, Borisenko V, Feirt N, Podgrabinska S, Shiraishi K, Chawengsaksophak K, Rossant J, Accili D, Skobe M, Kitajewski J
    J Clin Invest. 2007 Nov;117(11):3369-82. PMID: 17948123
  5. Notch signaling functions in lymphatic valve formation.
    Murtomaki A, Uh MK, Kitajewski C, Zhao J, Nagasaki T, Shawber CJ, Kitajewski J
    Development. 2014 Jun;141(12):2446-51. doi: 10.1242/dev.101188. PMID: 24917500 [PubMed – in process]
  6. NOTCH2 expression is decreased in epithelial ovarian cancer and is related to the tumor histological subtype.
    Galic V, Shawber CJ, Reeves C, Shah M, Murtomaki A, Wright J, Herzog T, Tong GX, Kitajewski J
    Pathol Discov. 2013 Aug 16;1:4. PMID: 24707357
  7. Notch1 functions as a negative regulator of lymphatic endothelial cell differentiation in the venous endothelium.
    Murtomaki A, Uh MK, Choi YK, Kitajewski C, Borisenko V, Kitajewski J, Shawber CJ
    Development. 2013 Jun;140(11):2365-76. doi: 10.1242/dev.083865. Epub 2013 Apr 24.PMID: 23615281