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Current Topics in Pharmacology
Phcol 514
12:30 PM, Wednesday, January 20, 1999
Room T-530/530A HSC

Speaker: Victor Pineda
Topic: Disease and Early Development: multiple functions for dystroglycan

References:

  1. Williamson R.A., Henry, M.D., Daniels, K.J., Hrstka, R.F., Lee, J.C., Sunada, Y., Ibraghimov-Beskrovnaya, O., Campbell, K.P. (1997) Dystroglycan is essential for early embryonic development: disruption of ReichertÕs membrane in Dag1-null mice. Human Molecular Genetics 6(6):831-44.

  2. Henry, M.D. and Campbell K.P. (1998) A role for dystroglycan in basement membrane assembly. Cell 95(6):859-70.

  3. Rambukkana A., Yamada, H., Zanazzi, G., Mathus, T., Salzer, J.L., Yurchenco, P.D., Campbell, K.P., Fischetti, V.A. (1998) Role of alpha-dystroglycan as a Schwann cell receptor for Mycobacterium leprae. Science 282(5396):2076-9.

  4. Cao, W., Henry, M.D., Borrow, P., Yamada, H., Elder, J.H., Ravkov, E.V., Nichol, S.T., Compans, R.W., Campbell, K.P., Oldstone, M.B. (1998) Identification of alpha-dystroglycan as a receptor for lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus and Lassa fever virus. Science 282(5396):2079-81.



Reviews:
  1. Durbeej M., Henry M.D. and Campbell, K.P. (1998) Dystroglycan in development and disease. Current Opinion in Cell Biology 10(5):594-601.

  2. Towbin, J.A. (1998) The role of cytoskeletal proteins in cardiomyopathies. Current Opinion in Cell Biology 10(1):131-9.

  3. Spear, P.G. (1998) A welcome mat for leprosy and Lassa fever. Science 282(5396):1999-2000.


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