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An updated (every 3-6 months) list of publications can be found in:

http://profiles.bu.edu/Katya.Ravid 

Highlights of Ravid’s lab contribution to the field of polyploidy in context of platelets and vascular function, podcasted in a Science editorial interview article (Science vol 343 14, Feb 2014, page 725):

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24531952
http://www.sciencemagazinedigital.org/sciencemagazine/14_february_2014?pg=25#pg25

Press Releases: 

Discovering new Paths to Thrombosis published in Science Translational Medicine:

Understanding a Therapeutic “Paradox” for Treating Thrombo-Vascular Complications in Kidney Disease

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Discovery of a new pathway involved in control of thrombosis:

Researchers Discover Key Pathway Involved in Blood Vessel Occlusion

Researchers discover key pathway involved in blood vessel occlusion

Key pathway involved in blood vessel occlusion discovered

 

Adenosine signaling promotes hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell emergence

BUSM study identifies Adenosine Receptor’s role in regulating high fat diet-induced obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

Study identifies receptor’s role in regulating obesity, type 2 diabetes

http://news.bioscholar.com/2011/12/new-therapeutic-target-against-atherosclerosis-identified.html

http://www.news-medical.net/news/20111213/Scientists-identify-A2bAR-as-possible-new-therapeutic-target-against-atherosclerosis.aspx

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2011-12-agent-responsible-early-stages-atherosclerosis.html

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110623141643.htm

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Blood Cover, Volume 116, Number 12, Sept 2010.

Selected Reviews:

The Role of Extracellular Matrix Stiffness in Megakaryocyte Development and Function. Leiva O, Leon C, Ng SK, Mangin P, Gachet C, Ravid KAm J Hematol. 2017 Dec 16. doi: 10.1002/ajh.25008. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

The role of the extracellular matrix in primary myelofibrosis. Leiva O, Ng SK, Chitalia S, Balduini A, Matsuura S, Ravid K. Blood Cancer J. 2017 Feb 3;7(2):e525. doi: 10.1038/bcj.2017.6. Review.

The Many Faces of the A2b Adenosine Receptor in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases. Eisenstein A, Patterson S, Ravid K. J Cell Physiol. 2015 Dec;230(12)2891-7. doi: 10.1002/jcp.25043. Review.

G protein-coupled receptors and adipogenesis: a focus on adenosine receptors. Eisenstein A, Ravid K. J Cell Physiol. 2014 Apr;229(4):414-21. doi: 10.1002/jcp.24473. Review.

Regulation of atherosclerosis and associated risk factors by adenosine and adenosine receptors. Koupenova M, Johnston-Cox H, Ravid K. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2012 Oct;14(5):460-8. doi: 10.1007/s11883-012-0263-y.

A2 adenosine receptors and vascular pathologies. Johnston-Cox HA, Koupenova M, Ravid K. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2012 Apr;32(4):870-8. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.112.246181. Review.

Megakaryocyte pathology and bone marrow fibrosis: the lysyl oxidase connection. Papadantonakis N, Matsuura S, Ravid K. Blood. 2012 Aug 30;120(9):1774-81. doi: 10.1182/blood-2012-02-402594. Epub 2012 Jul 5. Review.

Oxidases and reactive oxygen species during hematopoiesis: A focus on megakaryocytes. Eliades A, Matsuura S, Ravid K. J Cell Physiol. 2012 Fab 13. doi: 10.1002/jcp.24071.

Adenosine and Blood Platelets. Johnston-Cox H and Ravid K. Purinergic Signalling. 2011 Sept;7(3):357-65.

Physiological Implications of Adenosine Receptor-Mediated Platelet Aggregation. Johnston-Cox H, Yang D, Ravid K. J Cell Physiol. 2011 Jan;226(1):46-51.

Mechanisms of induction of adenosine receptor genes and its functional significance. St Hilaire C, Carroll SH, Chen H, Ravid K. J Cell Physiol. 2009 Jan;218(1):35-44. Review. PMID: 18767039 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Vascular smooth muscle cell polyploidy: an adaptive or maladaptive response? McCrann DJ, Nguyen HG, Jones MR, Ravid K. J Cell Physiol. 2008 Jun;215(3):588-92. Review. PMID: 18181174 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Tetraploidy/aneuploidy and stem cells in cancer promotion: The role of chromosome passenger proteins. Nguyen HG, Ravid K. J Cell Physiol. 2006 Jul;208(1):12-22. Review. PMID: 16331679 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Animal models for the study of adenosine receptor function. Yaar R, Jones MR, Chen JF, Ravid K. J Cell Physiol. 2005 Jan;202(1):9-20. Review. PMID: 15389588 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Role of apoptotic processes in platelet biogenesis. Kaluzhny Y, Ravid K. Acta Haematol. 2004;111(1-2):67-77. Review. PMID: 14646346 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Roads to polyploidy: the megakaryocyte example. Ravid K, Lu J, Zimmet JM, Jones MR. J Cell Physiol. 2002 Jan;190(1):7-20. Review. PMID: 11807806 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Polyploidy: occurrence in nature, mechanisms, and significance for the megakaryocyte-platelet system. Zimmet J, Ravid K. Exp Hematol. 2000 Jan;28(1):3-16. Review. PMID: 10658672 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Books:

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