Publications

  1. Bi Y, Li J, Ji B, Kang N, Yang L, Simonetto DA, Kwon JH, Kamath M, Cao S, Shah V. Sphingosine-1-Phosphate Mediates a Reciprocal Signaling Pathway between Stellate Cells and Cancer Cells that Promotes Pancreatic Cancer Growth. Am J Pathol. 2014 Aug 08.
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  2. Tu K, Li J, Verma VK, Liu C, Billadeau DD, Lamprecht G, Xiang X, Guo L, Dhanasekaran R, Roberts LR, Shah VH, Kang N. VASP promotes TGF-beta activation of hepatic stellate cells by regulating Rab11 dependent plasma membrane targeting of TGF-beta receptors. Hepatology. 2014 Jun 10.
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  3. Liu C, Billadeau DD, Abdelhakim H, Leof E, Kaibuchi K, Bernabeu C, Bloom GS, Yang L, Boardman L, Shah VH, Kang N. IQGAP1 suppresses TbetaRII-mediated myofibroblastic activation and metastatic growth in liver. J Clin Invest. 2013 Mar 1; 123(3):1138-56. Epub 2013 Feb 01.
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  4. Zou L, Cao S, Kang N, Huebert RC, Shah VH. Fibronectin induces endothelial cell migration through beta1 integrin and Src-dependent phosphorylation of fibroblast growth factor receptor-1 at tyrosines 653/654 and 766. J Biol Chem. 2012 Mar 2; 287(10):7190-202. Epub 2012 Jan 14.
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  5. Kang N, Gores GJ, Shah VH. Hepatic stellate cells: partners in crime for liver metastases? Hepatology. 2011 Aug; 54(2):707-13.
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  6. Routray C, Liu C, Yaqoob U, Billadeau DD, Bloch KD, Kaibuchi K, Shah VH, Kang N. Protein kinase G signaling disrupts Rac1-dependent focal adhesion assembly in liver specific pericytes. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2011 Jul; 301(1):C66-74. Epub 2011 Mar 30.
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  7. Wu J, Lee MR, Kim T, Johng S, Rohrback S, Kang N, Choi DS. Regulation of ethanol-sensitive EAAT2 expression through adenosine A1 receptor in astrocytes. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2011 Mar 4; 406(1):47-52. Epub 2011 Feb 01.
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  8. Kang N, Yaqoob U, Geng Z, Bloch K, Liu C, Gomez T, Billadeau D, Shah V. Focal adhesion assembly in myofibroblasts fosters a microenvironment that promotes tumor growth. Am J Pathol. 2010 Oct; 177(4):1888-900. Epub 2010 Aug 27.
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  9. Decker NK, Abdelmoneim SS, Yaqoob U, Hendrickson H, Hormes J, Bentley M, Pitot H, Urrutia R, Gores GJ, Shah VH. Nitric oxide regulates tumor cell cross-talk with stromal cells in the tumor microenvironment of the liver. Am J Pathol. 2008 Oct; 173(4):1002-12. Epub 2008 Aug 28.
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  10. Semela D, Das A, Langer D, Kang N, Leof E, Shah V. Platelet-derived growth factor signaling through ephrin-b2 regulates hepatic vascular structure and function. Gastroenterology. 2008 Aug; 135(2):671-9. Epub 2008 Apr 16.
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  11. Semela D, Das A, Langer D, Kang N, Leof E, Shah V. PDGF signaling through ephrin-B2 regulates hepatic vascular structure and function. Gastroenterology. 2008 Aug; 135(2):671-9.
  12. Langer DA, Das A, Semela D, Kang-Decker N, Hendrickson H, Bronk SF, Katusic ZS, Gores GJ, Shah VH. Nitric oxide promotes caspase-independent hepatic stellate cell apoptosis through the generation of reactive oxygen species. Hepatology. 2008 Jun; 47(6):1983-93.
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  13. Kang-Decker N, Cao S, Chatterjee S, Yao J, Egan LJ, Semela D, Mukhopadhyay D, Shah V. Nitric oxide promotes endothelial cell survival signaling through S-nitrosylation and activation of dynamin-2. J Cell Sci. 2007 Feb 1; 120(Pt 3):492-501.
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  14. Wendt MK, Johanesen PA, Kang-Decker N, Binion DG, Shah V, Dwinell MB. Silencing of epithelial CXCL12 expression by DNA hypermethylation promotes colonic carcinoma metastasis. Oncogene. 2006 Aug 17; 25(36):4986-97. Epub 2006 Mar 27.
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  15. Bhattacharya R, Kang-Decker N, Hughes DA, Mukherjee P, Shah V, McNiven MA, Mukhopadhyay D. Regulatory role of dynamin-2 in VEGFR-2/KDR-mediated endothelial signaling. FASEB J. 2005 Oct; 19(12):1692-4. Epub 2005 Jul 27.
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  16. Lee JS, Kang-Decker, N. Contrasting mechanisms of nitrc oxide interplay with Rho GTPase family members in regulation of actin membrane dynamics in pericytes and fibroblasts. Am J Path. 2005 Jun; 166(6):1861-70.
  17. Kierszenbaum AL, Tres LL, Rivkin E, Kang-Decker N, van Deursen JM. The acroplaxome is the docking site of Golgi-derived myosin Va/Rab27a/b- containing proacrosomal vesicles in wild-type and Hrb mutant mouse spermatids. Biol Reprod. 2004 May; 70(5):1400-10 Epub 2004 Jan 14.
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  18. Kang-Decker N, Tong C, Boussouar F, Baker DJ, Xu W, Leontovich AA, Taylor WR, Brindle PK, van Deursen JM. Loss of CBP causes T cell lymphomagenesis in synergy with p27Kip1 insufficiency. Cancer Cell. 2004 Feb; 5(2):177-89.
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  19. Babu JR, Jeganathan KB, Baker DJ, Wu X, Kang-Decker N, van Deursen JM. Rae1 is an essential mitotic checkpoint regulator that cooperates with Bub3 to prevent chromosome missegregation. J Cell Biol. 2003 Feb 3; 160(3):341-53. Epub 2003 Jan 27.
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  20. Kang N, Walther T, Tian XL, Bohlender J, Fukamizu A, Ganten D, Bader M. Reduced hypertension-induced end-organ damage in mice lacking cardiac and renal angiotensinogen synthesis.[see comment]. J Mol Med. 2002 Jun; 80(6):359-66.
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  21. Kang-Decker N, Mantchev GT, Juneja SC, McNiven MA, van Deursen JM. Lack of acrosome formation in Hrb-deficient mice. Science. 2001 Nov 16; 294(5546):1531-3.
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  22. Walther T, Wessel N, Kang N, Sander A, Tschope C, Malberg H, Bader M, Voss A. Altered heart rate and blood pressure variability in mice lacking the Mas protooncogene. Brazilian Journal of Medical & Biological Research. 2000 Jan; 33(1):1-9.
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  23. Kang N, Alexander G, Park JK, Maasch C, Buchwalow I, Luft FC, Haller H. Differential expression of protein kinase C isoforms in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Kidney Int. 1999 Nov; 56(5):1737-50.
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  24. Wessel N, Kang N, Hansson A, Sander A, Malberg H, Bader M, Voss A. Gender specific alterations of heart rate and blood pressure variability in Mas-deficient mice. Journal of Clinical and Basic Cardiology. 1999; 2:281.
  25. Kang N, Zhao X, Ding J. Expression of human pro-urokinase cDNA in cultured bovine and canine endothelial cells. Chinese Journal of Interventional Cardiology. 1996; 4:136-8.
  26. Li G, Kang N, et al. Tissue culture and chromosome analysis of Chinese herb medicine Arnebia Euchroma. Chinese Botany Bulletin. 1992; 9(1):37-40.