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Angela F Messmer-Blust PhD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
DepartmentRNA Therapeutics Institute
AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
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    University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, United StatesBSBiology
    University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, United StatesPHDBiology

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    1. Emambokus N, Granger A, Messmer-Blust A. Exercise Metabolism. Cell Metab. 2015 Jul 07; 22(1):1. PMID: 26154048.
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    2. Guo S, Messmer-Blust AF, Wu J, Song X, Philbrick MJ, Shie JL, Rana JS, Li J. Role of A20 in cIAP-2 protection against tumor necrosis factor a (TNF-a)-mediated apoptosis in endothelial cells. Int J Mol Sci. 2014 Mar 03; 15(3):3816-33. PMID: 24595242; PMCID: PMC3975369.
    3. He P, Philbrick MJ, An X, Wu J, Messmer-Blust AF, Li J. Endothelial differentiation gene-1, a new downstream gene is involved in RTEF-1 induced angiogenesis in endothelial cells. PLoS One. 2014; 9(2):e88143. PMID: 24520353; PMCID: PMC3919740.
    4. Ma J, Zhang L, Tipton AR, Wu J, Messmer-Blust AF, Philbrick MJ, Qi Y, Liu ST, Liu H, Li J, Guo S. Structural and functional analysis of the related transcriptional enhancer factor-1 and NF-?B interaction. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2014 Jan 15; 306(2):H233-42. PMID: 24213609; PMCID: PMC3920133.
    5. Messmer-Blust AF, Philbrick MJ, Guo S, Wu J, He P, Guo S, Li J. RTEF-1 attenuates blood glucose levels by regulating insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 in the endothelium. Circ Res. 2012 Sep 28; 111(8):991-1001. PMID: 22843786; PMCID: PMC4165345.
    6. An X, Jin Y, Philbrick MJ, Wu J, Messmer-Blust A, Song X, Cully BL, He P, Xu M, Duffy HS, Li J. Endothelial cells require related transcription enhancer factor-1 for cell-cell connections through the induction of gap junction proteins. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2012 Aug; 32(8):1951-9. PMID: 22652601.
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    7. Messmer-Blust AF, Zhang C, Shie JL, Song Q, He P, Lubenec I, Liu Y, Sellke F, Li J. Related transcriptional enhancer factor 1 increases endothelial-dependent microvascular relaxation and proliferation. J Vasc Res. 2012; 49(3):249-59. PMID: 22433836; PMCID: PMC3369257.
    8. Jin Y, Wu J, Song X, Song Q, Cully BL, Messmer-Blust A, Xu M, Foo SY, Rosenzweig A, Li J. RTEF-1, an upstream gene of hypoxia-inducible factor-1a, accelerates recovery from ischemia. J Biol Chem. 2011 Jun 24; 286(25):22699-705. PMID: 21540178; PMCID: PMC3121413.
    9. Balasubramanian S, Fan M, Messmer-Blust AF, Yang CH, Trendel JA, Jeyaratnam JA, Pfeffer LM, Vestal DJ. The interferon-gamma-induced GTPase, mGBP-2, inhibits tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) induction of matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) by inhibiting NF-kappaB and Rac protein. J Biol Chem. 2011 Jun 03; 286(22):20054-64. PMID: 21502320; PMCID: PMC3103378.
    10. Jin Y, Messmer-Blust AF, Li J. The role of transcription enhancer factors in cardiovascular biology. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2011 Jan; 21(1):1-5. PMID: 22498013; PMCID: PMC3326381.
    11. Balasubramanian S, Messmer-Blust AF, Jeyaratnam JA, Vestal DJ. Role of GTP binding, isoprenylation, and the C-terminal a-helices in the inhibition of cell spreading by the interferon-induced GTPase, mouse guanylate-binding protein-2. J Interferon Cytokine Res. 2011 Mar; 31(3):291-8. PMID: 20950129.
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    12. Messmer-Blust AF, Balasubramanian S, Gorbacheva VY, Jeyaratnam JA, Vestal DJ. The interferon-gamma-induced murine guanylate-binding protein-2 inhibits rac activation during cell spreading on fibronectin and after platelet-derived growth factor treatment: role for phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase. Mol Biol Cell. 2010 Jul 15; 21(14):2514-28. PMID: 20505078; PMCID: PMC2903678.
    13. Messmer-Blust A, An X, Li J. Hypoxia-regulated angiogenic inhibitors. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2009 Nov; 19(8):252-6. PMID: 20447566; PMCID: PMC2866290.
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