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List of publications where BIU facilities were utilized. Please note that if you have used BIU equipment or other services for your publication, you are expected to acknowledge BIU in your article and inform us about your publication.

Achuta, V.S., Moykkynen, T., Peteri, U.K., Turconi, G., Rivera, C., Keinanen, K., Castren, M.L. Functional changes of AMPA responses in human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neural progenitors in fragile X syndrome. Sci Signal. 2018; 11.

Ahvenainen, T.V., Makinen, N.M., von Nandelstadh, P., Vahteristo, M.E.A., Pasanen, A.M., Butzow, R.C., Vahteristo, P.M. Loss of ATRX/DAXX expression and alternative lengthening of telomeres in uterine leiomyomas. Cancer. 2018; 124:4650-6.

Ainola, M., Porola, P., Takakubo, Y., Przybyla, B., Kouri, V.P., Tolvanen, T.A., Hanninen, A., Nordstrom, D.C. Activation of plasmacytoid dendritic cells by apoptotic particles - mechanism for the loss of immunological tolerance in Sjogren's syndrome. Clin Exp Immunol. 2018; 191:301-10.

Barmaki, S., Jokinen, V., Obermaier, D., Blokhina, D., Korhonen, M., Ras, R.H.A., Vuola, J., Franssila, S., Kankuri, E. A microfluidic oxygen sink to create a targeted cellular hypoxic microenvironment under ambient atmospheric conditions. Acta Biomater. 2018; 73:167-79.

Gebraad, A., Kornilov, R., Kaur, S., Miettinen, S., Haimi, S., Peltoniemi, H., Mannerstrom, B., Seppanen-Kaijansinkko, R. Monocyte-derived extracellular vesicles stimulate cytokine secretion and gene expression of matrix metalloproteinases by mesenchymal stem/stromal cells. FEBS J. 2018; 285:2337-59.

Gramolelli, S., Cheng, J., Martinez-Corral, I., Vaha-Koskela, M., Elbasani, E., Kaivanto, E., Rantanen, V., Tuohinto, K., Hautaniemi, S., Bower, M., Haglund, C., Alitalo, K., Makinen, T., Petrova, T.V., Lehti, K., Ojala, P.M. PROX1 is a transcriptional regulator of MMP14. Sci Rep. 2018; 8:9531.

Gucciardo, E., Loukovaara, S., Korhonen, A., Repo, P., Martins, B., Vihinen, H., Jokitalo, E., Lehti, K. The microenvironment of proliferative diabetic retinopathy supports lymphatic neovascularization. J Pathol. 2018; 245:172-85.

Gucciardo, E., Loukovaara, S., Salven, P., Lehti, K. Lymphatic Vascular Structures: A New Aspect in Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy. Int J Mol Sci. 2018; 19.

Hakanpaa, L., Kiss, E.A., Jacquemet, G., Miinalainen, I., Lerche, M., Guzman, C., Mervaala, E., Eklund, L., Ivaska, J., Saharinen, P. Targeting beta1-integrin inhibits vascular leakage in endotoxemia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018; 115:E6467-E76.

Havunen, R., Santos, J.M., Sorsa, S., Rantapero, T., Lumen, D., Siurala, M., Airaksinen, A.J., Cervera-Carrascon, V., Tahtinen, S., Kanerva, A., Hemminki, A. Abscopal Effect in Non-injected Tumors Achieved with Cytokine-Armed Oncolytic Adenovirus. Mol Ther Oncolytics. 2018; 11:109-21.

Heikkinen, T., Ayravainen, A., Hanninen, J., Ahvenainen, T., Butzow, R., Pasanen, A., Vahteristo, P. MED12 mutations and fumarate hydratase inactivation in uterine adenomyomas. Hum Reprod Open. 2018; 2018:hoy020.

Hlushchenko, I., Khanal, P., Abouelezz, A., Paavilainen, V.O., Hotulainen, P. ASD-Associated De Novo Mutations in Five Actin Regulators Show Both Shared and Distinct Defects in Dendritic Spines and Inhibitory Synapses in Cultured Hippocampal Neurons. Front Cell Neurosci. 2018; 12:217.

Hogstrom, J., Heino, S., Kallio, P., Lahde, M., Leppanen, V.M., Balboa, D., Wiener, Z., Alitalo, K. Transcription Factor PROX1 Suppresses Notch Pathway Activation via the Nucleosome Remodeling and Deacetylase Complex in Colorectal Cancer Stem-like Cells. Cancer Res. 2018; 78:5820-32.

Hulmi, J.J., Nissinen, T.A., Rasanen, M., Degerman, J., Lautaoja, J.H., Hemanthakumar, K.A., Backman, J.T., Ritvos, O., Silvennoinen, M., Kivela, R. Prevention of chemotherapy-induced cachexia by ACVR2B ligand blocking has different effects on heart and skeletal muscle. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2018; 9:417-32.

Ignatenko, O., Chilov, D., Paetau, I., de Miguel, E., Jackson, C.B., Capin, G., Paetau, A., Terzioglu, M., Euro, L., Suomalainen, A. Loss of mtDNA activates astrocytes and leads to spongiotic encephalopathy. Nat Commun. 2018; 9:70.

Jiang, Q., Kainulainen, V., Stamatova, I., Korpela, R., Meurman, J.H. Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG in Experimental Oral Biofilms Exposed to Different Carbohydrate Sources. Caries Res. 2018; 52:220-9.

Karhu, S.T., Valimaki, M.J., Jumppanen, M., Kinnunen, S.M., Pohjolainen, L., Leigh, R.S., Auno, S., Foldes, G., Boije Af Gennas, G., Yli-Kauhaluoma, J., Ruskoaho, H., Talman, V. Stem cells are the most sensitive screening tool to identify toxicity of GATA4-targeted novel small-molecule compounds. Arch Toxicol. 2018; 92:2897-911.

Kovac, B., Makela, T.P., Vallenius, T. Increased alpha-actinin-1 destabilizes E-cadherin-based adhesions and associates with poor prognosis in basal-like breast cancer. PLoS One. 2018; 13:e0196986.

Li, C., Rezov, V., Joensuu, E., Vartiainen, V., Ronty, M., Yin, M., Myllarniemi, M., Koli, K. Pirfenidone decreases mesothelioma cell proliferation and migration via inhibition of ERK and AKT and regulates mesothelioma tumor microenvironment in vivo. Sci Rep. 2018; 8:10070.

Marques, E., Peltola, T., Kaski, S., Klefstrom, J. Phenotype-driven identification of epithelial signalling clusters. Sci Rep. 2018; 8:4034.

Merezhko, M., Brunello, C.A., Yan, X., Vihinen, H., Jokitalo, E., Uronen, R.L., Huttunen, H.J. Secretion of Tau via an Unconventional Non-vesicular Mechanism. Cell Rep. 2018; 25:2027-35 e4.

Novakovic, D., Isomaki, A., Pleunis, B., Fraser-Miller, S.J., Peltonen, L., Laaksonen, T., Strachan, C.J. Understanding Dissolution and Crystallization with Imaging: A Surface Point of View. Mol Pharm. 2018; 15:5361-73.

Oja, S., Komulainen, P., Penttila, A., Nystedt, J., Korhonen, M. Automated image analysis detects aging in clinical-grade mesenchymal stromal cell cultures. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2018; 9:6.

Ojarinta, R., Saarinen, J., Strachan, C.J., Korhonen, O., Laitinen, R. Preparation and characterization of multi-component tablets containing co-amorphous salts: Combining multimodal non-linear optical imaging with established analytical methods. Eur J Pharm Biopharm. 2018; 132:112-26.

Ollila, S., Domenech-Moreno, E., Laajanen, K., Wong, I.P., Tripathi, S., Pentinmikko, N., Gao, Y., Yan, Y., Niemela, E.H., Wang, T.C., Viollet, B., Leone, G., Katajisto, P., Vaahtomeri, K., Makela, T.P. Stromal Lkb1 deficiency leads to gastrointestinal tumorigenesis involving the IL-11-JAK/STAT3 pathway. J Clin Invest. 2018; 128:402-14.

Pant, S.M., Belitskin, D., Ala-Hongisto, H., Klefstrom, J., Tervonen, T.A. Analyzing the Type II Transmembrane Serine Protease Hepsin-Dependent Basement Membrane Remodeling in 3D Cell Culture. Methods Mol Biol. 2018; 1731:169-78.

Pant, S.M., Mukonoweshuro, A., Desai, B., Ramjee, M.K., Selway, C.N., Tarver, G.J., Wright, A.G., Birchall, K., Chapman, T.M., Tervonen, T.A., Klefstrom, J. Design, Synthesis, and Testing of Potent, Selective Hepsin Inhibitors via Application of an Automated Closed-Loop Optimization Platform. J Med Chem. 2018; 61:4335-47.

Pehkonen, H., Lento, M., von Nandelstadh, P., Filippou, A., Grenman, R., Lehti, K., Monni, O. Liprin-alpha1 modulates cancer cell signaling by transmembrane protein CD82 in adhesive membrane domains linked to cytoskeleton. Cell Commun Signal. 2018; 16:41.

Pekkonen, P., Alve, S., Balistreri, G., Gramolelli, S., Tatti-Bugaeva, O., Paatero, I., Niiranen, O., Tuohinto, K., Perala, N., Taiwo, A., Zinovkina, N., Repo, P., Icay, K., Ivaska, J., Saharinen, P., Hautaniemi, S., Lehti, K., Ojala, P.M. Lymphatic endothelium stimulates melanoma metastasis and invasion via MMP14-dependent Notch3 and beta1-integrin activation. Elife. 2018; 7:e32490.

Redchuk, T.A., Karasev, M.M., Omelina, E.S., Verkhusha, V.V. Near-Infrared Light-Controlled Gene Expression and Protein Targeting in Neurons and Non-neuronal Cells. Chembiochem. 2018; 19:1334-40.

Saarinen, J., Gutter, F., Lindman, M., Agopov, M., Fraser-Miller, S.J., Scherliess, R., Jokitalo, E., Santos, H.A., Peltonen, L., Isomaki, A., Strachan, C.J. Cell-Nanoparticle Interactions at (Sub)-Nanometer Resolution Analyzed by Electron Microscopy and Correlative Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering. Biotechnol J. 2018.

Salo, V.T., Ikonen, E. Moving out but keeping in touch: contacts between endoplasmic reticulum and lipid droplets. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2018; 57:64-70.

Sandhu, J., Li, S., Fairall, L., Pfisterer, S.G., Gurnett, J.E., Xiao, X., Weston, T.A., Vashi, D., Ferrari, A., Orozco, J.L., Hartman, C.L., Strugatsky, D., Lee, S.D., He, C., Hong, C., Jiang, H., Bentolila, L.A., Gatta, A.T., Levine, T.P., Ferng, A., Lee, R., Ford, D.A., Young, S.G., Ikonen, E., Schwabe, J.W.R., Tontonoz, P. Aster Proteins Facilitate Nonvesicular Plasma Membrane to ER Cholesterol Transport in Mammalian Cells. Cell. 2018; 175:514-29 e20.

Strandin, T., Makela, S., Mustonen, J., Vaheri, A. Neutrophil Activation in Acute Hemorrhagic Fever With Renal Syndrome Is Mediated by Hantavirus-Infected Microvascular Endothelial Cells. Front Immunol. 2018; 9:2098.

Subramaniyam, N., Shah, A., Dreser, C., Isomaki, A., Fleischer, M., Sopanen, M. Nonlinear plasmonic behavior of nanohole arrays in thin gold films for imaging lipids. Applied Physics Letters. 2018; 112:233109.

Talman, V., Teppo, J., Poho, P., Movahedi, P., Vaikkinen, A., Karhu, S.T., Trost, K., Suvitaival, T., Heikkonen, J., Pahikkala, T., Kotiaho, T., Kostiainen, R., Varjosalo, M., Ruskoaho, H. Molecular Atlas of Postnatal Mouse Heart Development. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018; 7:e010378.

Tervaniemi, M.H., Katayama, S., Skoog, T., Siitonen, H.A., Vuola, J., Nuutila, K., Tammimies, K., Suomela, S., Kankuri, E., Kere, J., Elomaa, O. Intracellular signalling pathways and cytoskeletal functions converge on the psoriasis candidate gene CCHCR1 expressed at P-bodies and centrosomes. BMC Genomics. 2018; 19:432.

Tumiati, M., Hietanen, S., Hynninen, J., Pietila, E., Farkkila, A., Kaipio, K., Roering, P., Huhtinen, K., Alkodsi, A., Li, Y., Lehtonen, R., Erkan, E.P., Tuominen, M.M., Lehti, K., Hautaniemi, S.K., Vaharautio, A., Grenman, S., Carpen, O., Kauppi, L. A Functional Homologous Recombination Assay Predicts Primary Chemotherapy Response and Long-Term Survival in Ovarian Cancer Patients. Clin Cancer Res. 2018; 24:4482-93.

Zhou, K., Dichlberger, A., Martinez-Seara, H., Nyholm, T.K.M., Li, S., Kim, Y.A., Vattulainen, I., Ikonen, E., Blom, T. A Ceramide-Regulated Element in the Late Endosomal Protein LAPTM4B Controls Amino Acid Transporter Interaction. ACS Cent Sci. 2018; 4:548-58.

Achuta, V.S., Grym, H., Putkonen, N., Louhivuori, V., Karkkainen, V., Koistinaho, J., Roybon, L., Castren, M.L. Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 5 Responses Dictate Differentiation of Neural Progenitors to NMDA-Responsive Cells in Fragile X Syndrome. Developmental Neurobiology. 2017; 77:438-53.

Antila, S., Karaman, S., Nurmi, H., Airavaara, M., Voutilainen, M.H., Mathivet, T., Chilov, D., Li, Z.L., Koppinen, T., Park, J.H., Fang, S., Aspelund, A., Saarma, M., Eichmann, A., Thomas, J.L., Alitalo, K. Development and plasticity of meningeal lymphatic vessels. Journal of Experimental Medicine. 2017; 214:3645-67.

Back, N., Kanerva, K., Kurutihallib, V., Yanik, A., Ikonen, E., Mains, R.E., Eipper, B.A. The endocytic pathways of a secretory granule membrane protein in HEK293 cells: PAM and EGF traverse a dynamic multivesicular body network together. European Journal of Cell Biology. 2017; 96:407-17.

Bjork, S., Ojala, E.A., Nordstrom, T., Ahola, A., Liljestrom, M., Hyttinen, J., Kankuri, E., Mervaala, E. Evaluation of Optogenetic Electrophysiology Tools in Human Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes. Frontiers in Physiology. 2017; 8:884.

Chernov, K.G., Neuvonen, M., Brock, I., Ikonen, E., Verkhusha, V.V. Introducing inducible fluorescent split cholesterol oxidase to mammalian cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2017; 292:8811-22.

Dash, S.N., Narumanchi, S., Paavola, J., Perttunen, S., Wang, H., Lakkisto, P., Tikkanen, I., Lehtonen, S. Sept7b is required for the subcellular organization of cardiomyocytes and cardiac function in zebrafish. American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 2017; 312:H1085-H95.

Dumont, V., Tolvanen, T.A., Kuusela, S., Wang, H., Nyman, T.A., Lindfors, S., Tienari, J., Nisen, H., Suetsugu, S., Plomann, M., Kawachi, H., Lehtonen, S. PACSIN2 accelerates nephrin trafficking and is up-regulated in diabetic kidney disease. Faseb Journal. 2017; 31:3978-90.

Faisal, I., Kauppi, L. Reduced MAD2 levels dampen the apoptotic response to non-exchange sex chromosomes and lead to sperm aneuploidy. Development. 2017; 144:1988-96.

Gateva, G., Kremneva, E., Reindl, T., Kotila, T., Kogan, K., Gressin, L., Gunning, P.W., Manstein, D.J., Michelot, A., Lappalainen, P. Tropomyosin Isoforms Specify Functionally Distinct Actin Filament Populations In Vitro. Current Biology. 2017; 27:705-13.

Havunen, R., Siurala, M., Sorsa, S., Gronberg-Vaha-Koskela, S., Behr, M., Tahtinen, S., Santos, J.M., Karell, P., Rusanen, J., Nettelbeck, D.M., Ehrhardt, A., Kanerva, A., Hemminki, A. Oncolytic Adenoviruses Armed with Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha and Interleukin-2 Enable Successful Adoptive Cell Therapy. Molecular Therapy-Oncolytics. 2017; 4:77-86.

Heikkinen, T., Kampjarvi, K., Keskitalo, S., von Nandelstadh, P., Liu, X., Rantanen, V., Pitkanen, E., Kinnunen, M., Kuusanmaki, H., Kontro, M., Turunen, M., Makinen, N., Taipale, J., Heckman, C., Lehti, K., Mustjoki, S., Varjosalo, M., Vahteristo, P. Somatic MED12 Nonsense Mutation Escapes mRNA Decay and Reveals a Motif Required for Nuclear Entry. Human Mutation. 2017; 38:269-74.

Heinolainen, K., Karaman, S., D'Amico, G., Tammela, T., Sormunen, R., Eklund, L., Alitalo, K., Zarkada, G. VEGFR3 Modulates Vascular Permeability by Controlling VEGF/VEGFR2 Signaling. Circulation Research. 2017; 120:1414-+.

Jha, S.K., Rauniyar, K., Karpanen, T., Leppanen, V.M., Brouillard, P., Vikkula, M., Alitalo, K., Jeltsch, M. Efficient activation of the lymphangiogenic growth factor VEGF-C requires the C-terminal domain of VEGF-C and the N-terminal domain of CCBE1. Scientific Reports. 2017; 7:4916.

Kara, B., Koroglu, C., Peltonen, K., Steinberg, R.C., Genc, H.M., Holtta-Vuori, M., Guven, A., Kanerva, K., Kotil, T., Solakoglu, S., Zhou, Y., Olkkonen, V.M., Ikonen, E., Laiho, M., Tolun, A. Severe neurodegenerative disease in brothers with homozygous mutation in POLR1A. European Journal of Human Genetics. 2017; 25:315-23.

Lampinen, A.M., Virman, J.P., Bono, P., Luukkaala, T.H., Sunela, K.L., Kujala, P.M., Saharinen, P., Kellokumpu-Lehtinen, P.-L.I. Novel Angiogenesis Markers as Long-Term Prognostic Factors in Patients With Renal Cell Cancer. Clinical Genitourinary Cancer. 2017; 15:e15-e24.

Lehtimaki, J.I., Fenix, A.M., Kotila, T.M., Balistreri, G., Paavolainen, L., Varjosalo, M., Burnette, D.T., Lappalainen, P. UNC-45a promotes myosin folding and stress fiber assembly. Journal of Cell Biology. 2017; 216:4053-72.

Leppänen, V.-M., Saharinen, P., Alitalo, K. Structural basis of Tie2 activation and Tie2/Tie1 heterodimerization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2017; 114:4376-81.

Maliniemi, P., Laukkanen, K., Vakeva, L., Dettmer, K., Lipsanen, T., Jeskanen, L., Bessede, A., Oefner, P.J., Kadin, M.E., Ranki, A. Biological and clinical significance of tryptophan-catabolizing enzymes in cutaneous T-cell lymphomas. Oncoimmunology. 2017; 6:e1273310.

Markkanen, M., Ludwig, A., Khirug, S., Pryazhnikov, E., Soni, S., Khiroug, L., Delpire, E., Rivera, C., Airaksinen, M.S., Uvarov, P. Implications of the N-terminal heterogeneity for the neuronal K-Cl cotransporter KCC2 function. Brain Research. 2017; 1675:87-101.

Mikkonen, E., Haglund, C., Holmberg, C.I. Immunohistochemical analysis reveals variations in proteasome tissue expression in C. elegans. Plos One. 2017; 12:e0183403.

Novakovic, D., Saarinen, J., Rojalin, T., Antikainen, O., Fraser-Miller, S.J., Laaksonen, T., Peltonen, L., Isomaki, A., Strachan, C.J. Multimodal Nonlinear Optical Imaging for Sensitive Detection of Multiple Pharmaceutical Solid-State Forms and Surface Transformations. Analytical Chemistry. 2017; 89:11460-7.

Pfisterer, S.G., Gateva, G., Horvath, P., Pirhonen, J., Salo, V.T., Karhinen, L., Varjosalo, M., Ryhanen, S.J., Lappalainen, P., Ikonen, E. Role for formin-like 1-dependent acto-myosin assembly in lipid droplet dynamics and lipid storage. Nature Communications. 2017; 8:14858.

Redchuk, T.A., Omelina, E.S., Chernov, K.G., Verkhusha, V.V. Near-infrared optogenetic pair for protein regulation and spectral multiplexing. Nature Chemical Biology. 2017; 13:633-+.

Saarinen, J., Sozeri, E., Fraser-Miller, S.J., Peltonen, L., Santos, H.A., Isomaki, A., Strachan, C.J. Insights into Caco-2 cell culture structure using coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) microscopy. International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 2017; 523:270-80.

Saeed, K., Rahkama, V., Eldfors, S., Bychkov, D., Mpindi, J.P., Yadav, B., Paavolainen, L., Aittokallio, T., Heckman, C., Wennerberg, K., Peehl, D.M., Horvath, P., Mirtti, T., Rannikko, A., Kallioniemi, O., Ostling, P., af Hallstrom, T.M. Comprehensive Drug Testing of Patient-derived Conditionally Reprogrammed Cells from Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer. European Urology. 2017; 71:319-27.

Saurus, P., Tolvanen, T.A., Lindfors, S., Kuusela, S., Holthofer, H., Lehtonen, E., Lehtonen, S. Inhibition of SHIP2 in CD2AP-deficient podocytes ameliorates reactive oxygen species generation but aggravates apoptosis. Scientific Reports. 2017; 7:10731.

Sepponen, K., Lundin, K., Knuus, K., Vayrynen, P., Raivio, T., Tapanainen, J.S., Tuuri, T. The Role of Sequential BMP Signaling in Directing Human Embryonic Stem Cells to Bipotential Gonadal Cells. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2017; 102:4303-14.

Steinzeig, A., Molotkov, D., Castren, E. Chronic imaging through "transparent skull" in mice. Plos One. 2017; 12:e0181788.

Vaahtomeri, K., Karaman, S., Makinen, T., Alitalo, K. Lymphangiogenesis guidance by paracrine and pericellular factors. Genes & Development. 2017; 31:1615-34.

Wasik, A.A., Dumont, V., Tienari, J., Nyman, T.A., Fogarty, C.L., Forsblom, C., Lehto, M., Lehtonen, E., Groop, P.H., Lehtonen, S. Septin 7 reduces nonmuscle myosin IIA activity in the SNAP23 complex and hinders GLUT4 storage vesicle docking and fusion. Experimental Cell Research. 2017; 350:336-48.

Yin, M., Tissari, M., Tamminen, J., Ylivinkka, I., Ronty, M., von Nandelstadh, P., Lehti, K., Hyytiainen, M., Myllarniemi, M., Koli, K. Gremlin-1 is a key regulator of the invasive cell phenotype in mesothelioma. Oncotarget. 2017; 8:98280-97.

Ylivinkka, I., Sihto, H., Tynninen, O., Hu, Y.Z., Laakso, A., Kivisaari, R., Laakkonen, P., Keski-Oja, J., Hyytiainen, M. Motility of glioblastoma cells is driven by netrin-1 induced gain of stemness. Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research. 2017; 36:9.

Ainola, M., Tomaszewski, W., Ostrowska, B., Wesolowska, E., Wagner, H.D., Swieszkowski, W., Sillat, T., Peltola, E., Konttinen, Y.T. A bioactive hybrid three-dimensional tissue-engineering construct for cartilage repair. Journal of Biomaterials Applications. 2016; 30:873-85.

Backlund, M., Paukku, K., Kontula, K.K., Lehtonen, J.Y. Endoplasmic reticulum stress increases AT1R mRNA expression via TIA-1-dependent mechanism. Nucleic Acids Res. 2016; 44:3095-104.

Balistreri, G., Viiliainen, J., Turunen, M., Diaz, R., Lyly, L., Pekkonen, P., Rantala, J., Ojala, K., Sarek, G., Teesalu, M., Denisova, O., Peltonen, K., Julkunen, I., Varjosalo, M., Kainov, D., Kallioniemi, O., Laiho, M., Taipale, J., Hautaniemi, S., Ojala, P.M. Oncogenic Herpesvirus Utilizes Stress-Induced Cell Cycle Checkpoints for Efficient Lytic Replication. PLoS Pathog. 2016; 12:e1005424.

Dash, S.N., Hakonen, E., Ustinov, J., Otonkoski, T., Andersson, O., Lehtonen, S. sept7b is required for the differentiation of pancreatic endocrine progenitors. Sci Rep. 2016; 6:24992.

Datta, N., Lindfors, S., Miura, N., Saleem, M.A., Lehtonen, S. Data supporting the regulation of FOXC2 in podocyte dysfunction. Data Brief. 2016; 6:514-20.

Datta, N., Lindfors, S., Miura, N., Saleem, M.A., Lehtonen, S. Overexpression of transcription factor FOXC2 in cultured human podocytes upregulates injury markers and increases motility. Exp Cell Res. 2016; 340:32-42.

Fang, S., Nurmi, H., Heinolainen, K., Chen, S., Salminen, E., Saharinen, P., Mikkola, H.K., Alitalo, K. Critical requirement of VEGF-C in transition to fetal erythropoiesis. Blood. 2016; 128:710-20.

Haikala, H.M., Klefstrom, J., Eilers, M., Wiese, K.E. MYC-induced apoptosis in mammary epithelial cells is associated with repression of lineage-specific gene signatures. Cell Cycle. 2016; 15:316-23.

Holtta-Vuori, M., Sezgin, E., Eggeling, C., Ikonen, E. Use of BODIPY-Cholesterol (TF-Chol) for Visualizing Lysosomal Cholesterol Accumulation. Traffic. 2016; 17:1054-7.

Jiang, Q., Stamatova, I., Kainulainen, V., Korpela, R., Meurman, J.H. Interactions between Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and oral micro-organisms in an in vitro biofilm model. BMC Microbiology. 2016; 16:149.

Jokinen, R., Marttinen, P., Stewart, J.B., Neil Dear, T., Battersby, B.J. Tissue-specific modulation of mitochondrial DNA segregation by a defect in mitochondrial division. Hum Mol Genet. 2016; 25:706-14.

Kampjarvi, K., Kim, N.H., Keskitalo, S., Clark, A.D., von Nandelstadh, P., Turunen, M., Heikkinen, T., Park, M.J., Makinen, N., Kivinummi, K., Lintula, S., Hotakainen, K., Nevanlinna, H., Hokland, P., Bohling, T., Butzow, R., Bohm, J., Mecklin, J.P., Jarvinen, H., Kontro, M., Visakorpi, T., Taipale, J., Varjosalo, M., Boyer, T.G., Vahteristo, P. Somatic MED12 mutations in prostate cancer and uterine leiomyomas promote tumorigenesis through distinct mechanisms. Prostate. 2016; 76:22-31.

Kivela, R., Salmela, I., Nguyen, Y.H., Petrova, T.V., Koistinen, H.A., Wiener, Z., Alitalo, K. The transcription factor Prox1 is essential for satellite cell differentiation and muscle fibre-type regulation. Nat Commun. 2016; 7:13124.

Korhonen, E.A., Lampinen, A., Giri, H., Anisimov, A., Kim, M., Allen, B., Fang, S., D'Amico, G., Sipila, T.J., Lohela, M., Strandin, T., Vaheri, A., Yla-Herttuala, S., Koh, G.Y., McDonald, D.M., Alitalo, K., Saharinen, P. Tie1 controls angiopoietin function in vascular remodeling and inflammation. J Clin Invest. 2016; 126:3495-510.

Kuusela, S., Wang, H., Wasik, A.A., Suleiman, H., Lehtonen, S. Tankyrase inhibition aggravates kidney injury in the absence of CD2AP. Cell Death Dis. 2016; 7:e2302.

Lampinen, A.M., Virman, J.P., Bono, P., Luukkaala, T.H., Sunela, K.L., Kujala, P.M., Saharinen, P., Kellokumpu-Lehtinen, P.I. Novel Angiogenesis Markers as Long-Term Prognostic Factors in Patients With Renal Cell Cancer. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2016.

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Planagumà P, Liljeström M, Alameda F, Bützow R, Virtanen I, Reventós J, Hukkanen M. Matrix metalloproteinase-2 and matrix metalloproteinase-9 codistribute with transcription factors RUNX1/AML1 and ETV5/ERM at the invasive front of endometrial and ovarian carcinoma. Hum Pathol. 2011;42:57-67.

Vihervaara T, Uronen RL, Wohlfahrt G, Björkhem I, Ikonen E, Olkkonen VM. Sterol binding by OSBP-related protein 1L regulates late endosome motility and function. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2011;68:537-51.

Zou J, Yoshida T, Ramadan UA, Pyykkö I. Dynamic enhancement of the rat inner ear after ultra-small-volume administration of Gd-DOTA to the medial wall of the middle ear cavity. ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec. 2011;73:275-81.

Alan E. Renton, Elisa Majounie, Adrian Waite, Javier Simón-Sánchez, Sara Rollinson, J. Raphael Gibbs, Jennifer C. Schymick, Hannu Laaksovirta, John C. van Swieten, Liisa Myllykangas, Hannu Kalimo, Anders Paetau, Yevgeniya Abramzon, Anne M. Remes, Alice Kaganovich, Sonja W. Scholz, Jamie Duckworth, Jinhui Ding, Daniel W. Harmer, Dena G. Hernandez, Janel O. Johnson, Kin Mok, Mina Ryten, Danyah Trabzuni, Rita J. Guerreiro, Richard W. Orrell, James Neal, Alex Murray, Justin Pearson, Iris E. Jansen, David Sondervan, Harro Seelaar, Derek Blake, Kate Young, Nicola Halliwell, Janis Bennion Callister, Greg Toulson, Anna Richardson, Alex Gerhard, Julie Snowden, David Mann, David Neary, Michael A. Nalls, Terhi Peuralinna, Lilja Jansson, Veli-Matti Isoviita, Anna-Lotta Kaivorinne, Maarit Hölttä-Vuori, Elina Ikonen, Raimo Sulkava, Michael Benatar, Joanne Wuu, Adriano Chió, Gabriella Restagno, Giuseppe Borghero, Mario Sabatelli, The ITALSGEN Consortium, David Heckerman, Ekaterina Rogaeva, Lorne Zinman, Jeffrey D. Rothstein, Michael Sendtner, Carsten Drepper, Evan E. Eichler, Can Alkan, Ziedulla Abdullaev, Svetlana D. Pack, Amalia Dutra, Evgenia Pak, John Hardy, Andrew Singleton, Nigel M. Williams, Peter Heutink, Stuart Pickering-Brown, Huw R. Morris, Pentti J. Tienari, and Bryan J. Traynor. A Hexanucleotide Repeat Expansion in C9ORF72 Is the Cause of Chromosome 9p21-Linked ALS-FTD. Neuron. 2011;72:257-268

Anna Meuronen. The role of inflammation and matrix proteins in airway remodelling. Helsinki University Biomedical Dissertations. 2011

Camilla Norrmén, Tuomas Tammela, Tatiana V. Petrova and Kari Alitalo. Biological Basis of Therapeutic Lymphangiogenesis. Circulation. 2011;123:1335-1351

Chiara Procaccini, Teemu Aitta-aho, Külli Jaako-Movits, Alexander Zharkovsky, Anne Panhelainen, Rolf Sprengel, Anni-Maija Linden and Esa R. Korpi. Excessive novelty-induced c-Fos expression and altered neurogenesis in the hippocampus of GluA1 knockout mice. European Journal of Neuroscience. 2011;33:161-174

Fang Cheng, Pirita Pekkonen, Simonas Laurinavicius, Nami Sugiyama, Stephen Henderson, Thomas Günther, Ville Rantanen, Elisa Kaivanto, Mervi Aavikko, Grzegorz Sarek, Sampsa Hautaniemi, Peter Biberfeld, Lauri Aaltonen, Adam Grundhoff, Chris Boshoff, Kari Alitalo, Kaisa Lehti, and Päivi M. Ojala. KSHV-Initiated Notch Activation Leads to Membrane-Type-1MatrixMetalloproteinase-Dependent Lymphatic Endothelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition . Cell Host & Microbe. 2011;10:577-590

Ilkka Liikanen, Vladia Monsurrò, Laura Ahtiainen, Mari Raki, Tanja Hakkarainen, Iulia Diaconu, Sophie Escutenaire, Otto Hemminki, João D Dias, Vincenzo Cerullo, Anna Kanerva, Sari Pesonen, Daniela Marzioni, Marco Colombatti and Akseli Hemminki. Induction of Interferon Pathways Mediates In Vivo Resistance to Oncolytic Adenovirus. Molecular Therapy. 2011;19:10:1858-1866

Karoliina Vuoriluoto, Gunilla Högnäs, Pipsa Meller, Kaisa Lehti, Johanna Ivaska. Syndecan-1 and -4 differentially regulate oncogenic K-ras dependent cell invasion into collagen through α2β1 integrin and MT1-MMP. Matrix Biology. 2011;30:207-217

Maria Sundvik, Hisaaki Kudo, Pauliina Toivonen, Stanislav Rozov, Yu-Chia Chen, and Pertti Panula. The histaminergic system regulates wakefulness and orexin/hypocretin neuron development via histamine receptor H1 in zebrafish. FASEB Journal. 2011;25:4338-4347

Maurice Jansen . Using fluorescent and non-fluorescent sterols to study rafts and intracellular cholesterol transport in mammalian cells. Helsinki University Biomedical Dissertations. 2011

Maurice Jansen, Yuki Ohsaki, Laura Rita Rega, Robert Bittman, Vesa M. Olkkonen and Elina Ikonen. Role of ORPs in Sterol Transport from Plasma Membrane to ER and Lipid Droplets in Mammalian Cells. Traffic. 2011;12:218-231

Noora Putkonen, Jyrki P. Kukkonen, Guiseppa Mudo, Jaana Putula, Natale Belluardo, Dan Lindholm and Laura Korhonen. Involvement of cyclin-dependent kinase-5 in the kainic acid-mediated degeneration of glutamatergic synapses in the rat hippocampus. European Journal of Neuroscience. 2011;34:1212-1221

Pauliina Porola. Sex steroids in Sjögren's syndrome. Helsinki University Biomedical Dissertations. 2011

Pernilla von Nandelstadh, Rabah Soliymani, Marc Baumann and Olli Carpen. Analysis of myotilin turnover provides mechanistic insight into the role of myotilinopathy-causing mutations. Biochemical Journal. 2011;436:113-121

Roxana Ola, Madis Jakobson, Jouni Kvist, Nina Perälä, Satu Kuure, Karl-Heinz Braunewell, Darren Bridgewater, Norman D. Rosenblum, Dmitri Chilov, Tiina Immonen, Kirsi Sainio, and Hannu Sariola. The GDNF Target Vsnl1 Marks the Ureteric Tip. Journal of the American society of nephrology. 2011;22:274-284

Sari Jäämaa. DNA damage recognition in the normal epithelium of human prostate and seminal vesicles. Helsinki University Biomedical Dissertations. 2011

Satu Massinen, Marie-Estelle Hokkanen, Hans Matsson, Kristiina Tammimies, Isabel Tapia-Páez, Vanina Dahlström-Heuser, Juha Kuja-Panula, Jan Burghoorn, Kristian E. Jeppsson, Peter Swoboda, Myriam Peyrard-Janvid, Rune Toftgård, Eero Castrén, Juha Kere. Increased Expression of the Dyslexia Candidate Gene DCDC2 Affects Length and Signaling of Primary Cilia in Neurons. PLoS One. 2011;6:6:e20580

Wenbin Zhong, You Zhou, Shiqian Li, Tianhong Zhou, Hongling Ma, Kunde Wei, Hongye Li, Vesa M. Olkkonen, Daoguang Yana. OSBP-related protein 7 interacts with GATE-16 and negatively regulates GS28 protein stability. Experimental Cell Research. 2011;317:2353-2363

Ahonen MT, Diaconu I, Pesonen S, Kanerva A, Baumann M, Parviainen ST, Spiller B, Cerullo V, Hemminki A. Calcium gluconate in phosphate buffered saline increases gene delivery with adenovirus type 5. PLoS One. 2010;5(9).

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Blom T, Bäck N, Mutka AL, Bittman R, Li Z, de Lera A, Kovanen PT, Diczfalusy U, Ikonen E. FTY720 stimulates 27-hydroxycholesterol production and confers atheroprotective effects in human primary macrophages. Circ Res. 2010;106:720-9.

Bry M, Kivelä R, Holopainen T, Anisimov A, Tammela T, Soronen J, Silvola J, Saraste A, Jeltsch M, Korpisalo P, Carmeliet P, Lemström KB, Shibuya M, Ylä-Herttuala S, Alhonen L, Mervaala E, Andersson LC, Knuuti J, Alitalo K. VEGF-B acts as a coronary growth factor in transgenic rats without inducing angiogenesis, vascular leak or inflammation. Circulation. 2010;122:1725-33.

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Guse K, Sloniecka M, Diaconu I, Ottolino-Perry K, Tang N, Ng C, Le Boeuf F, Bell JC, McCart JA, Ristimäki A, Pesonen S, Cerullo V, Hemminki A. Antiangiogenic arming of an oncolytic vaccinia virus enhances antitumor efficacy in renal cell cancer models. J Virol. 2010;84:856-66.

Hamer G, Matilainen O, Holmberg CI. A photoconvertible reporter of the ubiquitin-proteasome system in vivo. Nature Methods. 2010;7:473-8.

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Lavilla-Alonso S, Bauerschmitz G, Abo-Ramadan U, Halavaara J, Escutenaire S, Diaconu I, Tatlisumak T, Kanerva A, Hemminki A, Pesonen S. Adenoviruses with an avß integrin targeting moiety in the fiber shaft or the HI-loop increase tumor specificity without compromising antitumor efficacy in magnetic resonance imaging of colorectal cancer metastases. J Transl Med. 2010;8:80.

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Uronen RL, Lundmark P, Orho-Melander M, Jauhiainen M, Larsson K, Siegbahn A, Wallentin L, Zethelius B, Melander O, Syvänen AC, Ikonen E. Niemann-Pick C1 modulates hepatic triglyceride metabolism and its genetic variation contributes to serum triglyceride levels. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2010;30:1614-20.

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Zou J, Ramadan UA, Pyykkö I. Gadolinium uptake in the rat inner ear perilymph evaluated with 4.7 T MRI: a comparison between transtympanic injection and gelatin sponge-based diffusion through the round window membrane. Otol Neurotol. 2010;31:637-41.

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Abo-Ramadan U, Durukan A, Pitkonen M, Marinkovic I, Tatlisumak E, Pedrono E, Soinne L, Strbian D, Tatlisumak T. Post-ischemic leakiness of the blood-brain barrier: A quantitative and systematic assessment by Patlak plots. Exp Neurol. 2009;219:328-33.

Ainola M, Li TF, Mandelin J, Hukkanen M, Choi SJ, Salo J, Konttinen YT. Involvement of a disintegrin and a metalloproteinase 8 (ADAM8) in osteoclastogenesis and pathological bone destruction. Ann Rheum Dis. 2009;68:427-34.

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Koski A, Rajecki M, Guse K, Kanerva A, Ristimäki A, Pesonen S, Escutenaire S, Hemminki A. Systemic adenoviral gene delivery to orthotopic murine breast tumors with ablation of coagulation factors, thrombocytes and Kupffer cells. J Gene Med. 2009;11:966-77.

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Marjamaa J, Tulamo R, Frösen J, Abo-Ramadan U, Hernesniemi J, Niemelä M, Kangasniemi M. Occlusion of neck remnant in experimental rat aneurysms after treatment with platinum or PGLA-coated coils. Surg Neurol. 2009;71:458-65.

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Poduval P, Sillat T, Virtanen I, Porola P, KonttinenYT. Abnormal basement membrane type IV collagen alpha chain composition in labial salivary glands in Sjögren’s syndrome. Arthritis Rheum. 2009;60:938-45, 2009.

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Vuoristo S, Virtanen I, Takkunen M, Palgi J, Kikkawa Y, Rousselle P, Sekiguchi K, Tuuri T, Otonkoski T. Laminin isoforms in human embryonic stem cells: synthesis, receptor usage and growth support. J Cell Mol Med. 2009;13:2622-33.

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Jacobs S, Ruusuvuori E, Sipilä ST, Haapanen A, Damkier HH, Kurth I, Hentschke M, Schweizer M, Rudhard Y, Laatikainen LM, Tyynelä J, Praetorius J, Voipio J, Hübner CA. Mice with targeted Slc4a10 gene disruption have small brain ventricles and show reduced neuronal excitability. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2008;8;105:311-6.

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