Insulin Decreases Transcription of Three Proteins Associated with Lung Surfactant
Poster Sep 14, 2009
Our project is partially focused on insulin affecting four proteins associated with lung surfactant. Small and hydrophobic SP-B and S-PC help to spread and stabilize the surfactant layer while large and hydrophilic SP-A and SP-D participate in immune responses. A549 and H441 cell lines were used. It was observed using RealTime PCR that higher doses of insulin lead to decreased transcription of SP-B, SP-C, SP-D, and both isoforms of SP-A.
A Tissue-based Proteomic Study of VEGFR2 in Human Term PlacentasPoster
VEGFR2 is the main regulator of placental angiogenesis and at term is localized in endothelial cells (EC) of the villous vasculature. VEGFR2 immunoprecipitation (IP) of membrane proteins, extracted from the fetal compartment, isolated 30 proteins that were identified by proteomic analysis.READ MORE
Automating Mass Spectrometry-Based Quantitative Glycomics using Tandem Mass Tag (TMT) Reagents with SimGlycanPoster
One of the emerging trends in glycomics research is the innovation related to accurate MS based quantitative analysis of glycans.READ MORE