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Crossing Into the Next Frontier of Cardiac Extracellular Matrix Research.

Spinale FG, Frangogiannis NG, Hinz B, Holmes JW, Kassiri Z, Lindsey ML.
Circ Res. 2016 Oct 28;119(10):1040-1045. 

Modulation of Systemic Metabolism by MMP-2: From MMP-2 Deficiency in Mice to MMP-2 Deficiency in Patients.

Fernandez-Patron C, Kassiri Z, Leung D.
Compr Physiol. 2016 Sep 15;6(4):1935-1949. doi: 10.1002/cphy.c160010.

Novel Role for Matrix Metalloproteinase 9 in Modulation of Cholesterol Metabolism.

Hernandez-Anzaldo S, Brglez V, Hemmeryckx B, Leung D, Filep JG, Vance JE, Vance DE, Kassiri Z, Lijnen RH, Lambeau G, Fernandez-Patron C.
J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Sep 30;5(10). pii: e004228.

A Disintegrin and Metalloprotease-17 Regulates Pressure Overload-Induced Myocardial Hypertrophy and Dysfunction Through Proteolytic Processing of Integrin β1.

Fan D, Takawale A, Shen M, Samokhvalov V, Basu R, Patel V, Wang X, Fernandez-Patron C, Seubert JM, Oudit GY, Kassiri Z.
Hypertension. 2016 Oct;68(4):937-48. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.116.07566. 

Inhibition of Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Limits Mitochondrial Damage and Preserves Function Following Ischemic Injury.

Akhnokh MK, Yang FH, Samokhvalov V, Jamieson KL, Cho WJ, Wagg C, Takawale A, Wang X, Lopaschuk GD, Hammock BD, Kassiri Z, Seubert JM.
Front Pharmacol. 2016 Jun 7;7:133. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2016.00133. eCollection 2016.

Differential impact of mechanical unloading on structural and nonstructural components of the extracellular matrix in advanced human heart failure.

Sakamuri SS, Takawale A, Basu R, Fedak PW, Freed D, Sergi C, Oudit GY, Kassiri Z.
Transl Res. 2016 Jun;172:30-44. doi: 10.1016/j.trsl.2016.02.006. 

Pioglitazone attenuates hepatic inflammation and fibrosis in phosphatidylethanolamine N-methyltransferase-deficient mice.

van der Veen JN, Lingrell S, Gao X, Quiroga AD, Takawale A, Armstrong EA, Yager JY, Kassiri Z, Lehner R, Vance DE, Jacobs RL.
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2016 Apr 1;310(7):G526-38. doi: 10.1152/ajpgi.00243.2015.