Irena Pastar Lab : Publications

Irena Pastar Selected Publications

1. In vitro and in vivo activities of novel cyclic lipopeptides against staphylococcal biofilms. Protein Pept Lett. 2014 Apr;21(4):352-6. PMID: 24164269

2. Host-bacteria Interaction in Wound Healing. Journal of Wound Techn. 2014 Jan;23(3):30-33.

3. Keratinocytes produce IL-6 in response to desmoglein 1 cleavage by Staphylococcus aureus exfoliative toxin A. Immunol Res. 2013 Dec;57(1-3):258-67. PMID: 24287883

4. Interactions of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 and Pseudomonas aeruginosa in polymicrobial wound infection. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e56846. PMID:23451098

5. Increased number of Langerhans cells in the epidermis of diabetic foot ulcers correlates with healing outcome. Immunol Res. 2013 Dec;57(1-3):222-8. PMID: 24277309

6. Quality Assessment of Tissue Specimens for Studies of Diabetic Foot Ulcers. Exp Dermatology. 2013;22(3):216-8. PMID: 23489425

7. Glucocorticoid receptor localizes to adherens junctions at the plasma membrane of keratinocytes. PLoS One. 2013 Apr 30;8(4):e63453. PMID:23646206

8. Induction of Specific MicroRNAs Inhibits Cutaneous Wound Healing. J Biol Chem. 2012; 287(35):29324-35. PMID: 22773832

9. Micro-RNAs: New Regulators of Wound Healing. Surg Technol Int. 2012; XXI:51-60. PMID: 22504970

10. Rosiglitazone Modulates the Behaviors of Diabetic Host Derived Fibroblasts in a Glycated Collagen Model. Wound Repair Regen. 2012; 20(3):435-43. PMID: 22564235

11. A Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Hydroxyurea-Associated Chronic Wound with Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Int Wound J. 2012; 9(3):324-9. PMID: 22099725

12. Keratin dressings speed epithelialization of deep partial-thickness wounds. Wound Repair Regen. 2012; 20(2):236-42. PMID: 22332782

13. The Role of Stem Cells in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2012; 96(1):1-9. PMID: 22142631

14. Cortisol Synthesis in Epidermis is Induced by IL-1 and Tissue Injury. J Biol Chem. 2011; 25; 286(12):10265-75. PMID: 21239489

15. Mesenchymal stem cell therapy and delivery systems in nonhealing wounds. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2011 Nov;24(11):524-32; PMID:22015751

16. Attenuation of TGFβ Signaling Pathway in Chronic Venous Ulcers. Mol Med. 2010; 16(3-4):92-101. PMID:20069132

17. Farnesyl Pyrophosphate Inhibits Epithelialization and Wound Healing Through the Glucocorticoid Receptor. J Biol Chem. 2010; 285(3):1980-8. PMID: 19903814

18. Role of keratinocytes in healing of chronic wounds. Surg Technol Int. 2008; 17:105-12. PMID: 18802889

19. Deregulation of Keratinocyte Differentiation and Activation Pathways are a Hallmark of Pathogenesis of Chronic Wounds. J Cell Mol Med. 2008; 12(6B):2675-90. PMID: 18373736

20. Molecular Markers in Patients with Chronic Wounds to Guide Surgical Debridement. Mol Med. 2007; 13(1-2):30-9. PMID: 17515955

21. An Adenosine-to-Inosine tRNA-Editing Enzyme That Can Perform C-to-U Deamination of DNA. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007; 104(19):7821–7826. PMID: 17483465

22. C to U editing at position 32 of the anticodon loop precedes tRNA 5’ leader removal in trypanosomatids. Nucleic Acids Res. 2007;35(20):6740-9. PMID:17916576

23. Glucocorticoids in Epidermis: Inhibition of Apoptosis, IFNγ Pathway and Wound Healing along with Promotion of Terminal Differentiation. J Biol Chem. 2007; 282(6):4021-34. PMID: 17095510

24. Casitone-Dependent Transcriptional Regulation of the PrtP and PrtM Genes in the Natural Isolate Lactobacillus paracasei subsp. paracasei BGHN14. Folia Microbiol. 2007; 52(6):577-584.

25. Analysis of the Presence of prtR Proteinase Gene in Natural Isolates of Lactobacillus rhamnosus. Folia Microbiol. 2006; 51(6):535-541. PMID: 17455789

26. Identification and Genetic Characterization of a Novel Proteinase, PrtR, from the Human Isolate Lactobacillus rhamnosus BGT10. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003; 69(10):5802-5811. PMID: 14532028