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George Plopper

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InstitutionRensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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    1. Zuidema JM, Hyzinski-GarcĂ­a MC, Van Vlasselaer K, Zaccor NW, Plopper GE, Mongin AA, Gilbert RJ. Enhanced GLT-1 mediated glutamate uptake and migration of primary astrocytes directed by fibronectin-coated electrospun poly-l-lactic acid fibers. Biomaterials. 2014 Feb; 35(5):1439-49.
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    2. Gadi N, Foley SE, Nowey M, Plopper GE. p53 as Batman: using a movie plot to understand control of the cell cycle. Sci Signal. 2013; 6(271):tr2.
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    3. McKeen Polizzotti L, Oztan B, Bjornsson CS, Shubert KR, Yener B, Plopper GE. Novel image analysis approach quantifies morphological characteristics of 3D breast culture acini with varying metastatic potentials. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2012; 2012:102036.
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    4. Acar E, Plopper GE, Yener B. Coupled analysis of in vitro and histology tissue samples to quantify structure-function relationship. PLoS One. 2012; 7(3):e32227.
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    5. McAuley EM, Bradke TA, Plopper GE. Phenylboronic acid is a more potent inhibitor than boric acid of key signaling networks involved in cancer cell migration. Cell Adh Migr. 2011 Sep-Oct; 5(5):382-6.
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    6. Gilchrist CL, Francisco AT, Plopper GE, Chen J, Setton LA. Nucleus pulposus cell-matrix interactions with laminins. Eur Cell Mater. 2011; 21:523-32.
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    7. McKeen-Polizzotti L, Henderson KM, Oztan B, Bilgin CC, Yener B, Plopper GE. Quantitative metric profiles capture three-dimensional temporospatial architecture to discriminate cellular functional states. BMC Med Imaging. 2011; 11:11.
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    8. Bilgin CC, Lund AW, Can A, Plopper GE, Yener B. Quantification of three-dimensional cell-mediated collagen remodeling using graph theory. PLoS One. 2010; 5(9).
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    9. Lund AW, Bilgin CC, Hasan MA, McKeen LM, Stegemann JP, Yener B, Zaki MJ, Plopper GE. Quantification of spatial parameters in 3D cellular constructs using graph theory. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2009; 2009:928286.
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    10. Lund AW, Yener B, Stegemann JP, Plopper GE. The natural and engineered 3D microenvironment as a regulatory cue during stem cell fate determination. Tissue Eng Part B Rev. 2009 Sep; 15(3):371-80.
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    11. Lund AW, Stegemann JP, Plopper GE. Inhibition of ERK promotes collagen gel compaction and fibrillogenesis to amplify the osteogenesis of human mesenchymal stem cells in three-dimensional collagen I culture. Stem Cells Dev. 2009 Mar; 18(2):331-41.
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    12. Lund AW, Bush JA, Plopper GE, Stegemann JP. Osteogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells in defined protein beads. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2008 Oct; 87(1):213-21.
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    13. Bradke TM, Hall C, Carper SW, Plopper GE. Phenylboronic acid selectively inhibits human prostate and breast cancer cell migration and decreases viability. Cell Adh Migr. 2008 Jul-Sep; 2(3):153-60.
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    14. Yener B, Acar E, Aguis P, Bennett K, Vandenberg SL, Plopper GE. Multiway modeling and analysis in stem cell systems biology. BMC Syst Biol. 2008; 2:63.
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    15. Klees RF, Salasznyk RM, Ward DF, Crone DE, Williams WA, Harris MP, Boskey A, Quaranta V, Plopper GE. Dissection of the osteogenic effects of laminin-332 utilizing specific LG domains: LG3 induces osteogenic differentiation, but not mineralization. Exp Cell Res. 2008 Feb 15; 314(4):763-73.
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    16. Earley S, Plopper GE. Phosphorylation of focal adhesion kinase promotes extravasation of breast cancer cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2008 Feb 8; 366(2):476-82.
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    17. Ward DF, Williams WA, Schapiro NE, Weber GL, Christy SR, Salt M, Klees RF, Boskey A, Plopper GE. Focal adhesion kinase signaling controls cyclic tensile strain enhanced collagen I-induced osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells. Mol Cell Biomech. 2007 Dec; 4(4):177-88.
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    18. Bennett KP, Bergeron C, Acar E, Klees RF, Vandenberg SL, Yener B, Plopper GE. Proteomics reveals multiple routes to the osteogenic phenotype in mesenchymal stem cells. BMC Genomics. 2007; 8:380.
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    19. Ward DF, Salasznyk RM, Klees RF, Backiel J, Agius P, Bennett K, Boskey A, Plopper GE. Mechanical strain enhances extracellular matrix-induced gene focusing and promotes osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells through an extracellular-related kinase-dependent pathway. Stem Cells Dev. 2007 Jun; 16(3):467-80.
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    20. Salasznyk RM, Klees RF, Boskey A, Plopper GE. Activation of FAK is necessary for the osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells on laminin-5. J Cell Biochem. 2007 Feb 1; 100(2):499-514.
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    21. Klees RF, Salasznyk RM, Vandenberg S, Bennett K, Plopper GE. Laminin-5 activates extracellular matrix production and osteogenic gene focusing in human mesenchymal stem cells. Matrix Biol. 2007 Mar; 26(2):106-14.
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    22. Salasznyk RM, Klees RF, Williams WA, Boskey A, Plopper GE. Focal adhesion kinase signaling pathways regulate the osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells. Exp Cell Res. 2007 Jan 1; 313(1):22-37.
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    23. Earley S, Plopper GE. Disruption of focal adhesion kinase slows transendothelial migration of AU-565 breast cancer cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2006 Nov 17; 350(2):405-12.
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    24. Liu HB, Plopper G, Earley S, Chen Y, Ferguson B, Zhang XC. Sensing minute changes in biological cell monolayers with THz differential time-domain spectroscopy. Biosens Bioelectron. 2007 Jan 15; 22(6):1075-80.
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    25. Klees RF, De Marco PC, Salasznyk RM, Ahuja D, Hogg M, Antoniotti S, Kamath L, Dordick JS, Plopper GE. Apocynin derivatives interrupt intracellular signaling resulting in decreased migration in breast cancer cells. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2006; 2006(2):87246.
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    26. Salasznyk RM, Klees RF, Westcott AM, Vandenberg S, Bennett K, Plopper GE. Focusing of gene expression as the basis of stem cell differentiation. Stem Cells Dev. 2005 Dec; 14(6):608-20.
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    27. Batorsky A, Liao J, Lund AW, Plopper GE, Stegemann JP. Encapsulation of adult human mesenchymal stem cells within collagen-agarose microenvironments. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2005 Nov 20; 92(4):492-500.
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    28. Salasznyk RM, Westcott AM, Klees RF, Ward DF, Xiang Z, Vandenberg S, Bennett K, Plopper GE. Comparing the protein expression profiles of human mesenchymal stem cells and human osteoblasts using gene ontologies. Stem Cells Dev. 2005 Aug; 14(4):354-66.
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    29. Klees RF, Salasznyk RM, Kingsley K, Williams WA, Boskey A, Plopper GE. Laminin-5 induces osteogenic gene expression in human mesenchymal stem cells through an ERK-dependent pathway. Mol Biol Cell. 2005 Feb; 16(2):881-90.
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    30. Salasznyk RM, Klees RF, Hughlock MK, Plopper GE. ERK signaling pathways regulate the osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells on collagen I and vitronectin. Cell Commun Adhes. 2004 Sep-Dec; 11(5-6):137-53.
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    31. Raymond JA, Plopper GE. A bacterial TMAO transporter. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2002 Sep; 133(1):29-34.
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    32. Kingsley K, Rust WL, Huff JL, Smith RC, Plopper GE. PDGF-BB enhances expression of, and reduces adhesion to, laminin-5 in vascular smooth muscle cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2002 Jun 28; 294(5):1017-22.
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    33. Kingsley K, Huff JL, Rust WL, Carroll K, Martinez AM, Fitchmun M, Plopper GE. ERK1/2 mediates PDGF-BB stimulated vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation and migration on laminin-5. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2002 May 10; 293(3):1000-6.
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    34. Buensuceso CS, Woodside D, Huff JL, Plopper GE, O'Toole TE. The WD protein Rack1 mediates protein kinase C and integrin-dependent cell migration. J Cell Sci. 2001 May; 114(Pt 9):1691-8.
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    35. Kingsley K, Carroll K, Huff JL, Plopper GE. Photobleaching of arterial autofluorescence for immunofluorescence applications. Biotechniques. 2001 Apr; 30(4):794-7.
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    36. Plopper GE, Huff JL, Rust WL, Schwartz MA, Quaranta V. Antibody-induced activation of beta1 integrin receptors stimulates cAMP-dependent migration of breast cells on laminin-5. Mol Cell Biol Res Commun. 2000 Aug; 4(2):129-35.
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    37. Rust WL, Huff JL, Plopper GE. Screening assay for promigratory/antimigratory compounds. Anal Biochem. 2000 Apr 10; 280(1):11-9.
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    38. Rust W, Kingsley K, Petnicki T, Padmanabhan S, Carper SW, Plopper GE. Heat shock protein 27 plays two distinct roles in controlling human breast cancer cell migration on laminin-5. Mol Cell Biol Res Commun. 1999 Jun; 1(3):196-202.
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    39. Plopper GE, Domanico SZ, Cirulli V, Kiosses WB, Quaranta V. Migration of breast epithelial cells on Laminin-5: differential role of integrins in normal and transformed cell types. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 1998 Sep; 51(1):57-69.
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    40. Quaranta V, Plopper GE. Integrins and laminins in tissue remodeling. Kidney Int. 1997 May; 51(5):1441-6.
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    41. Tamura RN, Oda D, Quaranta V, Plopper G, Lambert R, Glaser S, Jones JC. Coating of titanium alloy with soluble laminin-5 promotes cell attachment and hemidesmosome assembly in gingival epithelial cells: potential application to dental implants. J Periodontal Res. 1997 Apr; 32(3):287-94.
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    42. Baker SE, Hopkinson SB, Fitchmun M, Andreason GL, Frasier F, Plopper G, Quaranta V, Jones JC. Laminin-5 and hemidesmosomes: role of the alpha 3 chain subunit in hemidesmosome stability and assembly. J Cell Sci. 1996 Oct; 109 ( Pt 10):2509-20.
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    43. Plopper G, Falk-Marzillier J, Glaser S, Fitchmun M, Giannelli G, Romano T, Jones JC, Quaranta V. Changes in expression of monoclonal antibody epitopes on laminin-5r induced by cell contact. J Cell Sci. 1996 Jul; 109 ( Pt 7):1965-73.
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    44. Kieffer JD, Plopper G, Ingber DE, Hartwig JH, Kupper TS. Direct binding of F actin to the cytoplasmic domain of the alpha 2 integrin chain in vitro. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1995 Dec 14; 217(2):466-74.
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    45. Hormia M, Falk-Marzillier J, Plopper G, Tamura RN, Jones JC, Quaranta V. Rapid spreading and mature hemidesmosome formation in HaCaT keratinocytes induced by incubation with soluble laminin-5r. J Invest Dermatol. 1995 Oct; 105(4):557-61.
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    46. Plopper GE, McNamee HP, Dike LE, Bojanowski K, Ingber DE. Convergence of integrin and growth factor receptor signaling pathways within the focal adhesion complex. Mol Biol Cell. 1995 Oct; 6(10):1349-65.
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    47. Ingber DE, Dike L, Hansen L, Karp S, Liley H, Maniotis A, McNamee H, Mooney D, Plopper G, Sims J, et al. Cellular tensegrity: exploring how mechanical changes in the cytoskeleton regulate cell growth, migration, and tissue pattern during morphogenesis. Int Rev Cytol. 1994; 150:173-224.
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    48. Plopper G, Ingber DE. Rapid induction and isolation of focal adhesion complexes. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1993 Jun 15; 193(2):571-8.
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    49. Narula N, McMorrow I, Plopper G, Doherty J, Matlin KS, Burke B, Stow JL. Identification of a 200-kD, brefeldin-sensitive protein on Golgi membranes. J Cell Biol. 1992 Apr; 117(1):27-38.
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    50. McMorrow I, Souter WE, Plopper G, Burke B. Identification of a Golgi-associated protein that undergoes mitosis dependent phosphorylation and relocation. J Cell Biol. 1990 May; 110(5):1513-23.
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    51. Renkin EM, Joyner WL, Gustafson-Sgro M, Plopper G, Sibley L. Albumin extravasation rates in tissues of anesthetized and unanesthetized rats. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1989 May; 66(5):2056-60.
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