Publications by authors named "Anna Starzinski-Powitz"

45Publications

Lysophosphatidic acid triggers cathepsin B-mediated invasiveness of human endometriotic cells.

Biochim Biophys Acta Mol Cell Biol Lipids 2018 11 20;1863(11):1369-1377. Epub 2018 Aug 20.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Faculty, Justus-Liebig-University, Feulgenstr. 12, 35392 Giessen, Germany. Electronic address:

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November 2018

Molecular and Cellular Pathogenesis of Endometriosis.

Curr Womens Health Rev 2018 Jun;14(2):106-116

Department of Molecular Cell Biology and Human Genetics, Institute of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Max-von-Laue-Str. 13, D-60438Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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June 2018

Endogenous AJAP1 associates with the cytoskeleton and attenuates angiogenesis in endothelial cells.

Biol Open 2017 Jun 15;6(6):723-731. Epub 2017 Jun 15.

Physical Biology/Physikalische Biologie (IZN, FB 15), Buchmann Institute for Molecular Life Sciences (BMLS), Cluster of Excellence Frankfurt - Macromolecular Complexes (CEF - MC), Goethe Universität - Frankfurt am Main (Campus Riedberg), Max-von-Laue-Straße 15, Frankfurt am Main D-60438, Germany

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June 2017

Alternative exon usage creates novel transcript variants of tumor suppressor SHREW-1 gene with differential tissue expression profile.

Biol Open 2016 Nov 15;5(11):1607-1619. Epub 2016 Nov 15.

Institute of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Department of Molecular Cell Biology and Human Genetics, Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main, Max-von-Laue-Straße 13, Frankfurt am Main D-60438, Germany

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November 2016

PAI-1 secretion of endometrial and endometriotic cells is Smad2/3- and ERK1/2-dependent and influences cell adhesion.

Am J Transl Res 2016 15;8(5):2394-402. Epub 2016 May 15.

Center of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine, Justus Liebig University Giessen Germany.

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June 2016

Syndecan-4 expression is upregulated in endometriosis and contributes to an invasive phenotype.

Fertil Steril 2016 08 31;106(2):378-85. Epub 2016 Mar 31.

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Münster University Hospital, Münster, Germany. Electronic address:

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August 2016

microRNA miR-200b affects proliferation, invasiveness and stemness of endometriotic cells by targeting ZEB1, ZEB2 and KLF4.

Reprod Biomed Online 2016 Apr 15;32(4):434-45. Epub 2016 Jan 15.

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Münster University Hospital, D-48149 Münster, Germany. Electronic address:

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April 2016

Selective inhibition of prostaglandin E2 receptors EP2 and EP4 modulates DNA methylation and histone modification machinery proteins in human endometriotic cells.

Mol Cell Endocrinol 2015 Jul 2;409:51-8. Epub 2015 Apr 2.

Reproductive Endocrinology and Cell Signaling Laboratory, Department of Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, 77843 Texas, USA.

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July 2015

Novel three-dimensional in vitro models of ovarian endometriosis.

J Ovarian Res 2014 Feb 6;7:17. Epub 2014 Feb 6.

Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California/Keck School of Medicine, Harlyne Norris Research Tower, NRT2517G, 1450 Biggy Street, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA.

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February 2014

Selective inhibition of prostaglandin E2 receptors EP2 and EP4 inhibits adhesion of human endometriotic epithelial and stromal cells through suppression of integrin-mediated mechanisms.

Biol Reprod 2013 Mar 28;88(3):77. Epub 2013 Mar 28.

Reproductive Endocrinology and Cell Signaling Laboratory, Department of Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA.

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March 2013

PPARα agonist Wy14643 suppresses cathepsin B in human endothelial cells via transcriptional, post-transcriptional and post-translational mechanisms.

Angiogenesis 2013 Jan 25;16(1):223-33. Epub 2012 Oct 25.

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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January 2013

Long signal peptides of RGMa and DCBLD2 are dissectible into subdomains according to the NtraC model.

Mol Biosyst 2011 Mar 24;7(3):942-51. Epub 2010 Dec 24.

Institute for Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Molecular Cell Biology and Human Genetics, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Siesmayerstrasse 70, D-60323 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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March 2011

Selective inhibition of prostaglandin E2 receptors EP2 and EP4 inhibits invasion of human immortalized endometriotic epithelial and stromal cells through suppression of metalloproteinases.

Mol Cell Endocrinol 2011 Jan 25;332(1-2):306-13. Epub 2010 Nov 25.

Reproductive Endocrinology and Cell Signaling Laboratory, Department of Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, United States.

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January 2011

Selective blockade of prostaglandin E2 receptors EP2 and EP4 signaling inhibits proliferation of human endometriotic epithelial cells and stromal cells through distinct cell cycle arrest.

Fertil Steril 2010 May 6;93(8):2498-506. Epub 2010 Mar 6.

Reproductive Endocrinology and Cell Signaling Laboratory, Department of Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA.

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May 2010

Inhibition of cell proliferation, adhesion, and invasion with an anti-L1-cell adhesion molecule monoclonal antibody in an in vitro endometriosis model.

Fertil Steril 2010 Aug 4;94(3):1102-4. Epub 2010 Feb 4.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany.

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August 2010

Constitutive and tumor necrosis factor-alpha-stimulated activation of nuclear factor-kappaB in immortalized endometriotic cells and their suppression by trichostatin A.

Gynecol Obstet Invest 2010 2;70(1):23-33. Epub 2010 Feb 2.

Taussig Cancer Center, Center for Hematology and Oncology Molecular Therapeutics, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

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November 2010

E-cadherin surface levels in epithelial growth factor-stimulated cells depend on adherens junction protein shrew-1.

Mol Biol Cell 2009 Aug 10;20(15):3598-607. Epub 2009 Jun 10.

Institute for Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, 60323 Frankfurt, Germany.

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August 2009

Selective inhibition of prostaglandin E2 receptors EP2 and EP4 induces apoptosis of human endometriotic cells through suppression of ERK1/2, AKT, NFkappaB, and beta-catenin pathways and activation of intrinsic apoptotic mechanisms.

Mol Endocrinol 2009 Aug 30;23(8):1291-305. Epub 2009 Apr 30.

Reproductive Endocrinology and Cell Signaling Laboratory, Department of Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA.

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August 2009

Induction of peritoneal endometriosis in nude mice with use of human immortalized endometriosis epithelial and stromal cells: a potential experimental tool to study molecular pathogenesis of endometriosis in humans.

Fertil Steril 2009 May 22;91(5 Suppl):2199-209. Epub 2008 Aug 22.

Reproductive Endocrinology and Cell Signaling Laboratory, Department of Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA.

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May 2009

Domain organization of long signal peptides of single-pass integral membrane proteins reveals multiple functional capacity.

PLoS One 2008 Jul 23;3(7):e2767. Epub 2008 Jul 23.

Centre for Membrane Proteomics, Institute of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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July 2008

Synergism of shrew-1's signal peptide and transmembrane segment required for plasma membrane localization.

Traffic 2008 Aug 15;9(8):1344-53. Epub 2008 May 15.

Department of Molecular Cell Biology and Human Genetics, Institute of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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August 2008

Capsaicin inhibits proliferation of endometriotic cells in vitro.

Gynecol Obstet Invest 2008 4;66(1):59-62. Epub 2008 Apr 4.

Taussig Cancer Center, Center for Hematology and Oncology Molecular Therapeutics, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

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November 2008

Gene expression profiles and functional characterization of human immortalized endometriotic epithelial and stromal cells.

Fertil Steril 2008 Oct 19;90(4):972-87. Epub 2007 Nov 19.

Department of Integrative Biosciences, Reproductive Endocrinology and Cell Signaling Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA.

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October 2008

Prolonged stimulation with tumor necrosis factor-alpha induced partial methylation at PR-B promoter in immortalized epithelial-like endometriotic cells.

Fertil Steril 2008 Jul 29;90(1):234-7. Epub 2007 Aug 29.

Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

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July 2008

CagA-independent disruption of adherence junction complexes involves E-cadherin shedding and implies multiple steps in Helicobacter pylori pathogenicity.

Exp Cell Res 2007 Oct 24;313(16):3459-71. Epub 2007 Jul 24.

Junior Research Group, Paul-Ehrlich Institute, Paul-Ehrlich Str 51-59, D-63225, Langen, Germany.

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October 2007

Junction protein shrew-1 influences cell invasion and interacts with invasion-promoting protein CD147.

Mol Biol Cell 2007 Apr 31;18(4):1272-81. Epub 2007 Jan 31.

Institute of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, D-60323 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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April 2007

Targeting of transmembrane protein shrew-1 to adherens junctions is controlled by cytoplasmic sorting motifs.

Mol Biol Cell 2006 Aug 17;17(8):3397-408. Epub 2006 May 17.

Institute of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Johann-Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, D-60323 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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August 2006

Differentiation of circulating endothelial progenitor cells to a cardiomyogenic phenotype depends on E-cadherin.

FEBS Lett 2005 Nov 6;579(27):6060-6. Epub 2005 Oct 6.

Molecular Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine III, University of Frankfurt, Theodor Stern-Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt, Germany.

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November 2005

Oxytocin receptor expression in smooth muscle cells of peritoneal endometriotic lesions and ovarian endometriotic cysts.

Fertil Steril 2005 Apr;83 Suppl 1:1220-31

Endometriosis Research Center Berlin, Department of Gynecology, Charité, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12200 Berlin, Germany.

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April 2005

Novel membrane protein shrew-1 targets to cadherin-mediated junctions in polarized epithelial cells.

Mol Biol Cell 2004 Jan 31;15(1):397-406. Epub 2003 Oct 31.

Humangenetik fuer Biologen, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, D-60054 Frankfurt, Germany.

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January 2004

Noninvasive diagnosis of endometriosis: the role of imaging and markers.

Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 2003 Mar;30(1):95-114, viii-ix

Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Wolfson and Weston Research Centre for Family Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London, W12 ONN, United Kingdom.

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March 2003

Analysis of specific gene expression.

Methods Enzymol 2002 ;356:271-81

Laser Laboratory, Department of Molecular Biology, Staedtisches Krankenhaus München-Harlaching, D-81545 Munich, Germany.

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December 2002

The LIM-only protein FHL2 interacts with beta-catenin and promotes differentiation of mouse myoblasts.

J Cell Biol 2002 Oct 7;159(1):113-22. Epub 2002 Oct 7.

Institut der Anthropologie und Humangenetik für Biologen, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität, 60323 Frankfurt, Germany.

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October 2002

Cadherins in skeletal muscle development.

Results Probl Cell Differ 2002 ;38:187-98

Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität, Institut für Anthropologie und Humangenetik für Biologen, Siesmayerstr. 70, 60323 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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January 2003