Herbert M. Kagan, PhD

Emeritus Professor, Biochemistry

72 E. Concord St Silvio Conte (K)


  • Tufts University School of Medicine, PhD
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, MS
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, BS


  • Published on 4/21/2011

    Lucero HA, Mäki JM, Kagan HM. Activation of cellular chemotactic responses to chemokines coupled with oxidation of plasma membrane proteins by lysyl oxidase. J Neural Transm. 2011 Jul; 118(7):1091-9. PMID: 21509606.

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  • Published on 12/1/2010

    Grimsby JL, Lucero HA, Trackman PC, Ravid K, Kagan HM. Role of lysyl oxidase propeptide in secretion and enzyme activity. J Cell Biochem. 2010 Dec 1; 111(5):1231-43. PMID: 20717923.

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  • Published on 6/27/2008

    Lucero HA, Ravid K, Grimsby JL, Rich CB, DiCamillo SJ, Mäki JM, Myllyharju J, Kagan HM. Lysyl oxidase oxidizes cell membrane proteins and enhances the chemotactic response of vascular smooth muscle cells. J Biol Chem. 2008 Aug 29; 283(35):24103-17. PMID: 18586678.

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  • Published on 1/9/2008

    Yang D, Koupenova M, McCrann DJ, Kopeikina KJ, Kagan HM, Schreiber BM, Ravid K. The A2b adenosine receptor protects against vascular injury. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Jan 15; 105(2):792-6. PMID: 18184815.

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  • Published on 10/1/2006

    Lucero HA, Kagan HM. Lysyl oxidase: an oxidative enzyme and effector of cell function. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2006 Oct; 63(19-20):2304-16. PMID: 16909208.

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  • Published on 9/1/2005

    Vadasz Z, Kessler O, Akiri G, Gengrinovitch S, Kagan HM, Baruch Y, Izhak OB, Neufeld G. Abnormal deposition of collagen around hepatocytes in Wilson's disease is associated with hepatocyte specific expression of lysyl oxidase and lysyl oxidase like protein-2. J Hepatol. 2005 Sep; 43(3):499-507. PMID: 16023247.

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  • Published on 12/15/2004

    Gilad GM, Kagan HM, Gilad VH. Evidence for increased lysyl oxidase, the extracellular matrix-forming enzyme, in Alzheimer's disease brain. Neurosci Lett. 2005 Mar 16; 376(3):210-4. PMID: 15721223.

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  • Published on 8/1/2004

    Jones MR, Zhao Z, Sullivan CP, Schreiber BM, Stone PJ, Toselli PA, Kagan HM, Cohen RA, Ravid K. A(3) adenosine receptor deficiency does not influence atherogenesis. J Cell Biochem. 2004 Aug 1; 92(5):1034-43. PMID: 15258925.

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  • Published on 4/1/2003

    Jeay S, Pianetti S, Kagan HM, Sonenshein GE. Lysyl oxidase inhibits ras-mediated transformation by preventing activation of NF-kappa B. Mol Cell Biol. 2003 Apr; 23(7):2251-63. PMID: 12640111.

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  • Published on 3/1/2003

    Kagan HM, Li W. Lysyl oxidase: properties, specificity, and biological roles inside and outside of the cell. J Cell Biochem. 2003 Mar 1; 88(4):660-72. PMID: 12577300.

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