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Breitenbach T, Lorenz K, Dandekar T. How to Steer and Control ERK and the ERK Signaling Cascade Exemplified by Looking at Cardiac Insufficiency. Int J Mol Sci. 2019;20.

Gonnissen S, Ptok J, Goy C, Jander K, Jakobs P, Eckermann O, Kaisers W, von Ameln F, Timm J, Ale-Agha N, Haendeler J, Schaal H, Altschmied J. High Concentration of Low-Density Lipoprotein Results in Disturbances in Mitochondrial Transcription and Functionality in Endothelial Cells. Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2019;2019:7976382.

Grandoch M, Flogel U, Virtue S, Maier JK, Jelenik T, Kohlmorgen C, Feldmann K, Ostendorf Y, Castaneda TR, Zhou Z, Yamaguchi Y, Nascimento EBM, Sunkari VG, Goy C, Kinzig M, Sorgel F, Bollyky PL,Schrauwen P, Al-Hasani H, Roden M, Keipert S, Vidal-Puig A, Jastroch M, Haendeler J, Fischer JW. 4-Methylumbelliferone improves the thermogenic capacity of brown adipose tissue. Nat Metab. 2019;1:546-59.

Heinen A, Nederlof R, Panjwani P, Spychala A, Tschaidse T, Reffelt H, Boy J, Raupach A, Godecke S, Petzsch P, Kohrer K, Grandoch M, Petz A, Fischer JW, Alter C, Vasilevska J, Lang P, Godecke A. IGF1 Treatment Improves Cardiac Remodeling after Infarction by Targeting Myeloid Cells. Mol Ther. 2019;27:46-58.

Henning C, Branopolski A, Schuler D, Dimitroulis D, Huelsemann P, Nicolaus C, Sansone R, Ludolf Postma J, Eberhard D, Le Noble F, Kelm M, Lammert E, Heiss C. Requirement of beta1 integrin for endothelium-dependent vasodilation and collateral formation in hindlimb ischemia. Sci Rep. 2019;9:16931.

Jochmann S, Elkenani M, Mohamed BA, Buchholz E, Lbik D, Binder L, Lorenz K, Shah AM, Hasenfuss G, Toischer K, Schnelle M. Assessing the role of extracellular signal-regulated kinases 1 and 2 in volume overload-induced cardiac remodelling. ESC Heart Fail. 2019;6:1015-26.

Kruger M. Remote ischemic preconditioning and beyond-are we getting closer to the secret of cardioprotection? Pflugers Arch. 2019;471:1369-70.

Maimari T, Krasel C, Bunemann M, Lorenz K. The N-termini of GRK2 and GRK3 simulate the stimulating effects of RKIP on beta-adrenoceptors. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2019;520:327-32.

Petz A, Grandoch M, Gorski DJ, Abrams M, Piroth M, Schneckmann R, Homann S, Muller J, Hartwig S, Lehr S, Yamaguchi Y, Wight TN, Gorressen S, Ding Z, Kotter S, Kruger M, Heinen A, Kelm M, Godecke A, Flogel U, Fischer JW. Cardiac Hyaluronan Synthesis Is Critically Involved in the Cardiac Macrophage Response and Promotes Healing After Ischemia Reperfusion Injury. Circ Res. 2019;124:1433-47.

Stoian L, Kruger M, Schmitt J, Kleinbongard P. Is there an effect of ischemic conditioning on myocardial contractile function following acute myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury? Biochim Biophys Acta Mol Basis Dis. 2019;1865:822-30.

Zaharia OP, Strassburger K, Strom A, Bonhof GJ, Karusheva Y, Antoniou S, Bodis K, Markgraf DF, Burkart V, Mussig K, Hwang JH, Asplund O, Groop L, Ahlqvist E, Seissler J, Nawroth P, Kopf S, Schmid SM, Stumvoll M, Pfeiffer AFH, Kabisch S, Tselmin S, Haring HU, Ziegler D, Kuss O, Szendroedi J, Roden M, German Diabetes Study G. Risk of diabetes-associated diseases in subgroups of patients with recent-onset diabetes: a 5-year follow-up study. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2019;7:684-94.



Ale-Agha N, Goy C, Jakobs P, Spyridopoulos I, Gonnissen S, Dyballa-Rukes N, Aufenvenne K, von Ameln F, Zurek M, Spannbrucker T, Eckermann O, Jakob S, Gorressen S, Abrams M, Grandoch M, Fischer JW, Kohrer K, Deenen R, Unfried K, Altschmied J, Haendeler J. CDKN1B/p27 is localized in mitochondria and improves respiration-dependent processes in the cardiovascular system-New mode of action for caffeine. PLoS Biol. 2018;16:e2004408.

Bianco CL, Savitsky A, Feelisch M, Cortese-Krott MM. Investigations on the role of hemoglobin in sulfide metabolism by intact human red blood cells. Biochem Pharmacol. 2018;149:163-73.

Cortese-Krott MM, Mergia E, Kramer CM, Luckstadt W, Yang J, Wolff G, Panknin C, Bracht T, Sitek B, Pernow J, Stasch JP, Feelisch M, Koesling D, Kelm M. Identification of a soluble guanylate cyclase in RBCs: preserved activity in patients with coronary artery disease. Redox Biol. 2018;14:328-37.

Diederich L, Suvorava T, Sansone R, Keller TCSt, Barbarino F, Sutton TR, Kramer CM, Luckstadt W, Isakson BE, Gohlke H, Feelisch M, Kelm M, Cortese-Krott MM. On the Effects of Reactive Oxygen Species and Nitric Oxide on Red Blood Cell Deformability. Front Physiol. 2018;9:332.

Engelowski E, Modares NF, Gorressen S, Bouvain P, Semmler D, Alter C, Ding Z, Flogel U, Schrader J, Xu H, Lang PA, Fischer J, Floss DM, Scheller J. IL-23R Signaling Plays No Role in Myocardial Infarction. Sci Rep. 2018;8:17078.

Engelowski E, Schneider A, Franke M, Xu H, Clemen R, Lang A, Baran P, Binsch C, Knebel B, Al-Hasani H, Moll JM, Floss DM, Lang PA, Scheller J. Synthetic cytokine receptors transmit biological signals using artificial ligands. Nat Commun. 2018;9:2034.

Erkens R, Suvorava T, Sutton TR, Fernandez BO, Mikus-Lelinska M, Barbarino F, Flogel U, Kelm M, Feelisch M, Cortese-Krott MM. Nrf2 Deficiency Unmasks the Significance of Nitric Oxide Synthase Activity for Cardioprotection. Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2018;doi.org/10.1155/2018/8309698.

Fehrentz T, Huber FME, Hartrampf N, Bruegmann T, Frank JA, Fine NHF, Malan D, Danzl JG, Tikhonov DB, Sumser M, Sasse P, Hodson DJ, Zhorov BS, Klocker N, Trauner D. Optical control of L-type Ca(2+) channels using a diltiazem photoswitch. Nat Chem Biol. 2018;14:764-7.

Fischer JW. Role of hyaluronan in atherosclerosis: Current knowledge and open questions. Matrix Biol. 2018;doi.org/10.1016/j.matbio.2018.03.003.

Grandoch M, Bollyky PL, Fischer JW. Hyaluronan: A Master Switch Between Vascular Homeostasis and Inflammation. Circ Res. 2018;122:1341-3.

Heinen A, Behmenburg F, Aytulun A, Dierkes M, Zerbin L, Kaisers W, Schaefer M, Meyer-Treschan T, Feit S, Bauer I, Hollmann MW, Huhn R. The release of cardioprotective humoral factors after remote ischemic preconditioning in humans is age- and sex-dependent. J Transl Med. 2018;16:112.

Heinen A, Raupach A, Behmenburg F, Holscher N, Flogel U, Kelm M, Kaisers W, Nederlof R, Huhn R, Godecke A. Echocardiographic Analysis of Cardiac Function after Infarction in Mice: Validation of Single-Plane Long-Axis View Measurements and the Bi-Plane Simpson Method. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2018;44:1544-55.

Heiss C, Spyridopoulos I, Haendeler J. Interventions to slow cardiovascular aging: Dietary restriction, drugs and novel molecules. Exp Gerontol. 2018;109:108-18.

Hendgen-Cotta UB, Esfeld S, Jastrow H, Totzeck M, Altschmied J, Goy C, Haendeler J, Winterhager E, Rassaf T. Mouse cardiac mitochondria do not separate in subsarcolemmal and interfibrillar subpopulations. Mitochondrion. 2018;38:1-5.
Homann S, Grandoch M, Kiene LS, Podsvyadek Y, Feldmann K, Rabausch B, Nagy N, Lehr S, Kretschmer I, Oberhuber A, Bollyky P, Fischer JW. Hyaluronan synthase 3 promotes plaque inflammation and atheroprogression. Matrix Biol. 2018;66:67-80.

Hopf AE, Andresen C, Kotter S, Isic M, Ulrich K, Sahin S, Bongardt S, Roell W, Drove F, Scheerer N, Vandekerckhove L, De Keulenaer GW, Hamdani N, Linke WA, Kruger M. Diabetes-Induced Cardiomyocyte Passive Stiffening Is Caused by Impaired Insulin-Dependent Titin Modification and Can Be Modulated by Neuregulin-1. Circ Res. 2018;doi.org/10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.117.312166.

Jelenik T, Dille M, Muller-Luhlhoff S, Kabra DG, Zhou Z, Binsch C, Hartwig S, Lehr S, Chadt A, Peters EMJ, Kruse J, Roden M, Al-Hasani H, Castaneda TR. FGF21 regulates insulin sensitivity following long-term chronic stress. Mol Metab. 2018;doi.org/10.1016/j.molmet.2018.06.012.

Jelenik T, Flogel U, Alvarez-Hernandez E, Scheiber D, Zweck E, Ding Z, Rothe M, Mastrototaro L, Kohlhaas V, Kotzka J, Knebel B, Muller-Wieland D, Moellendorf S, Godecke A, Kelm M, Westenfeld R, Roden M, Szendroedi J. Insulin Resistance and Vulnerability to Cardiac Ischemia. Diabetes. 2018;doi.org/10.2337/db18-0449.

Keul P, Polzin A, Kaiser K, Graler M, Dannenberg L, Daum G, Heusch G, Levkau B. Potent anti-inflammatory properties of HDL in vascular smooth muscle cells mediated by HDL-S1P and their impairment in coronary artery disease due to lower HDL-S1P: a new aspect of HDL dysfunction and its therapy. FASEB J. 2018;doi.org/10.1096/fj.201801245R:fj201801245R.

Klatt C, Kruger I, Zey S, Krott KJ, Spelleken M, Gowert NS, Oberhuber A, Pfaff L, Luckstadt W, Jurk K, Schaller M, Al-Hasani H, Schrader J, Massberg S, Stark K, Schelzig H, Kelm M, Elvers M. Platelet-RBC interaction mediated by FasL-FasR induces procoagulant activity important for thrombosis. J Clin Invest. 2018;128:3906-25.

Kleinbongard P, Amanakis G, Skyschally A, Heusch G. Reflection of Cardioprotection by Remote Ischemic Perconditioning in Attenuated ST-Segment Elevation During Ongoing Coronary Occlusion in Pigs: Evidence for Cardioprotection From Ischemic Injury. Circ Res. 2018;122:1102-8.

Kleinbongard P, Peters J, Jakob H, Heusch G, Thielmann M. Persistent Survival Benefit From Remote Ischemic Pre-Conditioning in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018;71:252-4.

Klier M, Gorressen S, Urbahn MA, Barbosa D, Ouwens M, Fischer JW, Elvers M. Enzymatic Activity Is Not Required for Phospholipase D Mediated TNF-alpha Regulation and Myocardial Healing. Front Physiol. 2018;9:1698.

Kronenbitter A, Funk F, Hackert K, Gorressen S, Glaser D, Boknik P, Poschmann G, Stuhler K, Isic M, Kruger M, Schmitt JP. Impaired Ca(2+) cycling of nonischemic myocytes contributes to sarcomere dysfunction early after myocardial infarction. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2018;119:28-39.

Kusters PJH, Seijkens TTP, Beckers L, Lievens D, Winkels H, de Waard V, Duijvestijn A, Lindquist Liljeqvist M, Roy J, Daugherty A, Newby A, Gerdes N, Lutgens E. CD40L Deficiency Protects Against Aneurysm Formation. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2018;38:1076-85.

Mafakheri S, Chadt A, Al-Hasani H. Regulation of RabGAPs involved in insulin action. Biochem Soc Trans. 2018;46:683-90.

Michaud SA, Sinclair NJ, Pětrošová H, Palmer AL, Pistawka AJ, Zhang S, Hardie DB, Mohammed Y, Eshghi A, Richard VR, Sickmann A, Borchers CH. Molecular phenotyping of laboratory mouse strains using 500 multiple reaction monitoring mass spectrometry plasma assays. Communications Biology. 2018;1:78.

Nguyen TD, Schwarzer M, Schrepper A, Amorim PA, Blum D, Hain C, Faerber G, Haendeler J, Altschmied J, Doenst T. Increased Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase 1B (PTP1B) Activity and Cardiac Insulin Resistance Precede Mitochondrial and Contractile Dysfunction in Pressure-Overloaded Hearts. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018;7.

Olson KR, Gao Y, Arif F, Arora K, Patel S, DeLeon ER, Sutton TR, Feelisch M, Cortese-Krott MM, Straub KD. Metabolism of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and Production of Reactive Sulfur Species (RSS) by superoxide dismutase. Redox Biol. 2018;15:74-85.

Sansone R, Baaken M, Horn P, Schuler D, Westenfeld R, Amabile N, Kelm M, Heiss C. Endothelial microparticles and vascular parameters in subjects with and without arterial hypertension and coronary artery disease. Data Brief. 2018;19:495-500.

Scheiber D, Zweck E, Jelenik T, Horn P, Albermann S, Masyuk M, Boeken U, Saeed D, Kelm M, Roden M, Szendroedi J, Westenfeld R. Reduced Myocardial Mitochondrial ROS Production in Mechanically Unloaded Hearts. J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2018;doi.org/10.1007/s12265-018-9803-3.

Seijkens TTP, van Tiel CM, Kusters PJH, Atzler D, Soehnlein O, Zarzycka B, Aarts S, Lameijer M, Gijbels MJ, Beckers L, den Toom M, Slutter B, Kuiper J, Duchene J, Aslani M, Megens RTA, van 't Veer C, Kooij G, Schrijver R, Hoeksema MA, Boon L, Fay F, Tang J, Baxter S, Jongejan A, Moerland PD, Vriend G, Bleijlevens B, Fisher EA, Duivenvoorden R, Gerdes N, de Winther MPJ, Nicolaes GA, Mulder WJM, Weber C, Lutgens E. Targeting CD40-Induced TRAF6 Signaling in Macrophages Reduces Atherosclerosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018;71:527-42.

Skyschally A, Kleinbongard P, Lieder H, Gedik N, Stoian L, Amanakis G, Elbers E, Heusch G. Humoral transfer and intramyocardial signal transduction of protection by remote ischemic perconditioning in pigs, rats, and mice. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2018;315:H159-H72.

Spieker M, Katsianos E, Gastl M, Behm P, Horn P, Jacoby C, Schnackenburg B, Reinecke P, Kelm M, Westenfeld R, Bonner F. T2 mapping cardiovascular magnetic resonance identifies the presence of myocardial inflammation in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy as compared to endomyocardial biopsy. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018;19:574-82.

Sutton TR, Minnion M, Barbarino F, Koster G, Fernandez BO, Cumpstey AF, Wischmann P, Madhani M, Frenneaux MP, Postle AD, Cortese-Krott MM, Feelisch M. A robust and versatile mass spectrometry platform for comprehensive assessment of the thiol redox metabolome. Redox Biol. 2018;16:359-80.

Tura A, Chemello G, Szendroedi J, Gobl C, Faerch K, Vrbikova J, Pacini G, Ferrannini E, Roden M. Prediction of clamp-derived insulin sensitivity from the oral glucose insulin sensitivity index. Diabetologia. 2018;61:1135-41.
Urbahn MA, Kaup SC, Reusswig F, Kruger I, Spelleken M, Jurk K, Klier M, Lang PA, Elvers M. Phospholipase D1 regulation of TNF-alpha protects against responses to LPS. Sci Rep. 2018;8:10006.

Weske S, Vaidya M, Reese A, von Wnuck Lipinski K, Keul P, Bayer JK, Fischer JW, Flogel U, Nelsen J, Epple M, Scatena M, Schwedhelm E, Dorr M, Volzke H, Moritz E, Hannemann A, Rauch BH, Graler MH, Heusch G, Levkau B. Targeting sphingosine-1-phosphate lyase as an anabolic therapy for bone loss. Nat Med. 2018;24:667-78.


Beck F, Geiger J, Gambaryan S, Solari FA, Dell'Aica M, Loroch S, Mattheij NJ, Mindukshev I, Potz O, Jurk K, Burkhart JM, Fufezan C, Heemskerk JW, Walter U, Zahedi RP, Sickmann A. Temporal quantitative phosphoproteomics of ADP stimulation reveals novel central nodes in platelet activation and inhibition. Blood. 2017;129:e1-e12.

Binsch C, Jelenik T, Pfitzer A, Dille M, Müller-Lühlhoff S, Hartwig S, Karpinski S, Lehr S, Kabra DG, Chadt A, Roden M, Al-Hasani H, Castaneda TR. Absence of the kinase S6k1 mimics the effect of chronic endurance exercise on glucose tolerance and muscle oxidative stress. Mol Metab. 2017;6:1443-53.

Boege F, Westenfeld R, Jahns R. beta1AAb Determined by Peptide ELISA: A Signal in the Noise? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017;70:807-8.

Borg N, Alter C, Gorldt N, Jacoby C, Ding Z, Steckel B, Quast C, Bönner F, Friebe D, Temme S, Flögel U, Schrader J. CD73 on T Cells Orchestrates Cardiac Wound Healing After Myocardial Infarction by Purinergic Metabolic Reprogramming. Circulation. 2017;136:297-313.

Cortese-Krott MM, Koning A, Kuhnle GGC, Nagy P, Bianco CL, Pasch A, Wink DA, Fukuto JM, Jackson AA, van Goor H, Olson KR, Feelisch M. The Reactive Species Interactome: Evolutionary Emergence, Biological Significance, and Opportunities for Redox Metabolomics and Personalized Medicine. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2017;27:684-712.

Erkens R, Suvorava T, Kramer CM, Diederich LD, Kelm M, Cortese-Krott MM. Modulation of Local and Systemic Heterocellular Communication by Mechanical Forces: A Role of Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2017;26:917-35.

Floss DM, Schonberg M, Franke M, Horstmeier FC, Engelowski E, Schneider A, Rosenfeldt EM, Scheller J. IL-6/IL-12 Cytokine Receptor Shuffling of Extra- and Intracellular Domains Reveals Canonical STAT Activation via Synthetic IL-35 and IL-39 Signaling. Sci Rep. 2017;7:15172.

Gedik N, Kottenberg E, Thielmann M, Frey UH, Jakob H, Peters J, Heusch G, Kleinbongard P. Potential humoral mediators of remote ischemic preconditioning in patients undergoing surgical coronary revascularization. Sci Rep. 2017;7:12660.

Gedik N, Kruger M, Thielmann M, Kottenberg E, Skyschally A, Frey UH, Cario E, Peters J, Jakob H, Heusch G, Kleinbongard P. Proteomics/phosphoproteomics of left ventricular biopsies from patients with surgical coronary revascularization and pigs with coronary occlusion/reperfusion: remote ischemic preconditioning. Sci Rep. 2017;7:7629.

Gedik N, Maciel L, Schulte C, Skyschally A, Heusch G, Kleinbongard P. Cardiomyocyte mitochondria as targets of humoral factors released by remote ischemic preconditioning. Arch Med Sci. 2017;13:448-58.

Gowert NS, Kruger I, Klier M, Donner L, Kipkeew F, Gliem M, Bradshaw NJ, Lutz D, Kober S, Langer H, Jander S, Jurk K, Frotscher M, Korth C, Bock HH, Elvers M. Loss of Reelin protects mice against arterial thrombosis by impairing integrin activation and thrombus formation under high shear conditions. Cell Signal. 2017;40:210-21.

Haberkorn SM, Jacoby C, Ding Z, Keul P, Bönner F, Polzin A, Levkau B, Schrader J, Kelm M, Flögel U. Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Relaxometry Predicts Regional Functional Outcome After Experimental Myocardial Infarction. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017;10.

Hendgen-Cotta UB, Esfeld S, Coman C, Ahrends R, Klein-Hitpass L, Flögel U, Rassaf T, Totzeck M. A novel physiological role for cardiac myoglobin in lipid metabolism. Sci Rep. 2017;7:43219.

Hernandez EA, Kahl S, Seelig A, Begovatz P, Irmler M, Kupriyanova Y, Nowotny B, Nowotny P, Herder C, Barosa C, Carvalho F, Rozman J, Neschen S, Jones JG, Beckers J, de Angelis MH, Roden M. Acute dietary fat intake initiates alterations in energy metabolism and insulin resistance. J Clin Invest. 2017;127:695-708.

Hesse J, Leberling S, Boden E, Friebe D, Schmidt T, Ding Z, Dieterich P, Deussen A, Roderigo C, Rose CR, Floss DM, Scheller J, Schrader J. CD73-derived adenosine and tenascin-C control cytokine production by epicardium-derived cells formed after myocardial infarction. FASEB J. 2017;31:3040-53.

Heusch G. Critical Issues for the Translation of Cardioprotection. Circ Res. 2017;120:1477-86.

Hilfiker-Kleiner D, Haghikia A, Berliner D, Vogel-Claussen J, Schwab J, Franke A, Schwarzkopf M, Ehlermann P, Pfister R, Michels G, Westenfeld R, Stangl V, Kindermann I, Kuhl U, Angermann CE, Schlitt A, Fischer D, Podewski E, Bohm M, Sliwa K, Bauersachs J. Bromocriptine for the treatment of peripartum cardiomyopathy: a multicentre randomized study. Eur Heart J. 2017;38:2671-9.

Hummel TM, Ackfeld T, Schonberg M, Ciupka G, Schulz F, Oberdoerster A, Grötzinger J, Scheller J, Floss DM. Synthetic Deletion of the Interleukin 23 Receptor (IL-23R) Stalk Region Led to Autonomous IL-23R Homodimerization and Activation. Mol Cell Biol. 2017;37.

Jelenik T, Kaul K, Sequaris G, Flogel U, Phielix E, Kotzka J, Knebel B, Fahlbusch P, Horbelt T, Lehr S, Reinbeck AL, Muller-Wieland D, Esposito I, Shulman GI, Szendroedi J, Roden M. Mechanisms of Insulin Resistance in Primary and Secondary Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver. Diabetes. 2017;66:2241-53.

Jungen C, Scherschel K, Eickholt C, Kuklik P, Klatt N, Bork N, Salzbrunn T, Alken F, Angendohr S, Klene C, Mester J, Klöcker N, Veldkamp MW, Schumacher U, Willems S, Nikolaev VO, Meyer C. Disruption of cardiac cholinergic neurons enhances susceptibility to ventricular arrhythmias. Nat Commun. 2017;8:14155.

Keller AS, Diederich L, Panknin C, DeLalio LJ, Drake JC, Sherman R, Jackson EK, Yan Z, Kelm M, Cortese-Krott MM, Isakson BE. Possible roles for ATP release from RBCs exclude the cAMP-mediated Panx1 pathway. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2017;313:C593-C603.

Klier M, Gowert NS, Jäckel S, Reinhardt C, Elvers M. Phospholipase D1 is a regulator of platelet-mediated inflammation. Cell Signal. 2017;38:171-81.

Kuhn V, Diederich L, Keller TCSt, Kramer CM, Luckstadt W, Panknin C, Suvorava T, Isakson BE, Kelm M, Cortese-Krott MM. Red Blood Cell Function and Dysfunction: Redox Regulation, Nitric Oxide Metabolism, Anemia. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2017;26:718-42.

Kusters P, Seijkens T, Burger C, Legein B, Winkels H, Gijbels M, Barthels C, Bennett R, Beckers L, Atzler D, Biessen E, Brocker T, Weber C, Gerdes N, Lutgens E. Constitutive CD40 Signaling in Dendritic Cells Limits Atherosclerosis by Provoking Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Ensuing Cholesterol Malabsorption. Am J Pathol. 2017;187:2912-9.

Lorenz K, Rosner MR, Brand T, Schmitt JP. Raf kinase inhibitor protein: lessons of a better way for beta-adrenergic receptor activation in the heart. J Physiol. 2017;595:4073-87.

Polzin A, Piayda K, Keul P, Dannenberg L, Mohring A, Graler M, Zeus T, Kelm M, Levkau B. Plasma sphingosine-1-phosphate concentrations are associated with systolic heart failure in patients with ischemic heart disease. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2017;110:35-7.

Quast C, Alter C, Ding Z, Borg N, Schrader J. Adenosine Formed by CD73 on T Cells Inhibits Cardiac Inflammation and Fibrosis and Preserves Contractile Function in Transverse Aortic Constriction-Induced Heart Failure. Circ Heart Fail. 2017;10.

Rohling M, Strom A, Bonhof G, Puttgen S, Bodis K, Mussig K, Szendrodi J, Markgraf D, Lehr S, Roden M, Ziegler D, German Diabetes Study G. Differential Patterns of Impaired Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Cardiac Autonomic Dysfunction in Recently Diagnosed Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2017;40:246-52.

Skinner JJ, Wang S, Lee J, Ong C, Sommese R, Sivaramakrishnan S, Koelmel W, Hirschbeck M, Schindelin H, Kisker C, Lorenz K, Sosnick TR, Rosner MR. Conserved salt-bridge competition triggered by phosphorylation regulates the protein interactome. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017;114:13453-8.

Skyschally A, Amanakis G, Neuhauser M, Kleinbongard P, Heusch G. Impact of electrical defibrillation on infarct size and no-reflow in pigs subjected to myocardial ischemia-reperfusion without and with ischemic conditioning. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2017;313:H871-H8.

Temme S, Friebe D, Schmidt T, Poschmann G, Hesse J, Steckel B, Stuhler K, Kunz M, Dandekar T, Ding Z, Akhyari P, Lichtenberg A, Schrader J. Genetic profiling and surface proteome analysis of human atrial stromal cells and rat ventricular epicardium-derived cells reveals novel insights into their cardiogenic potential. Stem Cell Res. 2017;25:183-90.

Tilg H, Moschen AR, Roden M. NAFLD and diabetes mellitus. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017;14:32-42.

Vettel C, Lindner M, Dewenter M, Lorenz K, Schanbacher C, Riedel M, Lammle S, Meinecke S, Mason FE, Sossalla S, Geerts A, Hoffmann M, Wunder F, Brunner FJ, Wieland T, Mehel H, Karam S, Lechene P, Leroy J, Vandecasteele G, Wagner M, Fischmeister R, El-Armouche A. Phosphodiesterase 2 Protects Against Catecholamine-Induced Arrhythmia and Preserves Contractile Function After Myocardial Infarction. Circ Res. 2017;120:120-32.

Vogtle FN, Burkhart JM, Gonczarowska-Jorge H, Kucukkose C, Taskin AA, Kopczynski D, Ahrends R, Mossmann D, Sickmann A, Zahedi RP, Meisinger C. Landscape of submitochondrial protein distribution. Nat Commun. 2017;8:290.

von Wnuck Lipinski K, Weske S, Keul P, Peters S, Baba HA, Heusch G, Graler MH, Levkau B. Hepatocyte nuclear factor 1A deficiency causes hemolytic anemia in mice by altering erythrocyte sphingolipid homeostasis. Blood. 2017;130:2786-98.

Welters A, Klüppel C, Mrugala J, Wörmeyer L, Meissner T, Mayatepek E, Heiss C, Eberhard D, Lammert E. NMDAR antagonists for the treatment of diabetes mellitus-Current status and future directions. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2017;19 Suppl 1:95-106.

Winkels H, Meiler S, Lievens D, Engel D, Spitz C, Burger C, Beckers L, Dandl A, Reim S, Ahmadsei M, Hartwig H, Holdt LM, Hristov M, Megens RTA, Schmitt MM, Biessen EA, Borst J, Faussner A, Weber C, Lutgens E, Gerdes N. CD27 co-stimulation increases the abundance of regulatory T cells and reduces atherosclerosis in hyperlipidaemic mice. Eur Heart J. 2017;38:3590-9.

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