Publications by authors named "Jo Rae Wright"

63Publications

Toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2), transforming growth factor-β, hyaluronan (HA), and receptor for HA-mediated motility (RHAMM) are required for surfactant protein A-stimulated macrophage chemotaxis.

J Biol Chem 2012 Oct 4;287(44):37406-19. Epub 2012 Sep 4.

Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3481337PMC
October 2012

Surfactant protein D facilitates Cryptococcus neoformans infection.

Infect Immun 2012 Jul 30;80(7):2444-53. Epub 2012 Apr 30.

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/IAI.05613-11DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3416458PMC
July 2012

Novel role for surfactant protein A in gastrointestinal graft-versus-host disease.

J Immunol 2012 May 16;188(10):4897-905. Epub 2012 Apr 16.

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.1103558DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3373011PMC
May 2012

Surfactant protein A modulates induction of regulatory T cells via TGF-β.

J Immunol 2012 May 2;188(9):4376-84. Epub 2012 Apr 2.

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham NC 27710, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3331948PMC
May 2012

Surfactant protein-A suppresses eosinophil-mediated killing of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in allergic lungs.

PLoS One 2012 23;7(2):e32436. Epub 2012 Feb 23.

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3285686PMC
August 2012

Surfactant protein-D regulates effector cell function and fibrotic lung remodeling in response to bleomycin injury.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2012 Mar 28;185(5):525-36. Epub 2011 Dec 28.

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201103-0561OCDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3297103PMC
March 2012

Surfactant protein A is defective in abrogating inflammation in asthma.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2011 Oct 22;301(4):L598-606. Epub 2011 Jul 22.

Department of Medicine and Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajplung.00381.2010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3191759PMC
October 2011

Surfactant protein-A (SP-A) selectively inhibits prostaglandin F2alpha (PGF2alpha) production in term decidua: implications for the onset of labor.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2011 Apr 26;96(4):E624-32. Epub 2011 Jan 26.

Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2010-1496DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3070253PMC
April 2011

Review: Collectins link innate and adaptive immunity in allergic airway disease.

Innate Immun 2010 Jun 23;16(3):183-90. Epub 2010 Apr 23.

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1753425910368446DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3638252PMC
June 2010

The expanding roles of caveolin proteins in microbial pathogenesis.

Commun Integr Biol 2009 Nov;2(6):535-7

Duke University Medical Center; Durham, NC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4161/cib.2.6.9259DOI Listing
November 2009

The role of surfactant protein A in bleomycin-induced acute lung injury.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2010 Jun 18;181(12):1336-44. Epub 2010 Feb 18.

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Research Drive, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.200907-1002OCDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2894409PMC
June 2010

Surfactant protein D binding to Aspergillus fumigatus hyphae is calcineurin-sensitive.

Med Mycol 2010 Jun;48(4):580-8

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13693780903401682DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3676939PMC
June 2010

Spores as infectious propagules of Cryptococcus neoformans.

Infect Immun 2009 Oct 20;77(10):4345-55. Epub 2009 Jul 20.

Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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October 2009

The ATS 2009 International Conference.

Lancet 2009 Jun;373(9680):2021-2

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June 2009

Counteracting signaling activities in lipid rafts associated with the invasion of lung epithelial cells by Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

J Biol Chem 2009 Apr 11;284(15):9955-64. Epub 2009 Feb 11.

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2665119PMC
April 2009

Alveolar epithelial type II cells induce T cell tolerance to specific antigen.

J Immunol 2008 Jan;180(2):881-8

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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January 2008

Cryptococcus neoformans is resistant to surfactant protein A mediated host defense mechanisms.

PLoS One 2007 Dec 26;2(12):e1370. Epub 2007 Dec 26.

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2147053PMC
December 2007

Surfactant protein A regulates IgG-mediated phagocytosis in inflammatory neutrophils.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2007 Dec 28;293(6):L1437-43. Epub 2007 Sep 28.

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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December 2007

Immunomodulatory roles of surfactant proteins A and D: implications in lung disease.

Proc Am Thorac Soc 2007 Jul;4(3):252-7

Department of Cell Biology, Box 3709, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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July 2007

Surfactant protein A binds to IgG and enhances phagocytosis of IgG-opsonized erythrocytes.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2006 Dec;291(6):L1199-206

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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December 2006

Complement levels and activity in the normal and LPS-injured lung.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2007 Mar 27;292(3):L748-59. Epub 2006 Oct 27.

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajplung.00127.2006DOI Listing
March 2007

The "wisdom" of lung surfactant: balancing host defense and surface tension-reducing functions.

Authors:
Jo Rae Wright

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2006 Nov 21;291(5):L847-50. Epub 2006 Jul 21.

Box 3709, Dept. of Cell Biology, Duke Univ. Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajplung.00261.2006DOI Listing
November 2006

TGF-beta1 in SP-A preparations influence immune suppressive properties of SP-A on human CD4+ T lymphocytes.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2006 Oct 28;291(4):L747-56. Epub 2006 Apr 28.

University Children's Hospital, Josef-Schneider-Strasse 2, 97080 Würzburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajplung.00401.2005DOI Listing
October 2006

The role of lipid rafts in the pathogenesis of bacterial infections.

Biochim Biophys Acta 2005 Dec 26;1746(3):305-13. Epub 2005 Oct 26.

Duke University Medical Center, Box 3221, Jones Building Room 255, Research Drive, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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December 2005

Same-sex mating and the origin of the Vancouver Island Cryptococcus gattii outbreak.

Nature 2005 Oct 9;437(7063):1360-4. Epub 2005 Oct 9.

Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.

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October 2005

Surfactant protein D decreases pollen-induced IgE-dependent mast cell degranulation.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2005 Nov 24;289(5):L856-66. Epub 2005 Jun 24.

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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November 2005

Immunoregulatory functions of surfactant proteins.

Authors:
Jo Rae Wright

Nat Rev Immunol 2005 Jan;5(1):58-68

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nri1528DOI Listing
January 2005

Surfactant protein D increases phagocytosis and aggregation of pollen-allergen starch granules.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2005 Apr 10;288(4):L692-8. Epub 2004 Dec 10.

Fraunhofer Institute of Toxicology and Experimental Medicine, Nikolai-Fuchs-Str. 1a, 30625 Hannover, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajplung.00362.2004DOI Listing
April 2005

Surfactant proteins and inflammation: the yin and the yang.

Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 2004 Dec;31(6):585-6

Department of Anesthesiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-2172, USA.

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http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1165/rcmb.F286
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December 2004

Pseudomonas invasion of type I pneumocytes is dependent on the expression and phosphorylation of caveolin-2.

J Biol Chem 2005 Feb 15;280(6):4864-72. Epub 2004 Nov 15.

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M411702200DOI Listing
February 2005

Pseudomonas aeruginosa degrades pulmonary surfactant and increases conversion in vitro.

Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 2005 Feb 4;32(2):128-34. Epub 2004 Nov 4.

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1165/rcmb.2004-0276OCDOI Listing
February 2005

Pseudomonas aeruginosa protease IV degrades surfactant proteins and inhibits surfactant host defense and biophysical functions.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2005 Feb 29;288(2):L409-18. Epub 2004 Oct 29.

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajplung.00322.2004DOI Listing
February 2005

In vivo clearance of surfactant lipids during acute pulmonary inflammation.

Respir Res 2004 Jul 23;5. Epub 2004 Jul 23.

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1465-9921-5-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC517704PMC
July 2004

Host defense functions of pulmonary surfactant.

Authors:
Jo Rae Wright

Biol Neonate 2004 8;85(4):326-32. Epub 2004 Jun 8.

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000078172DOI Listing
December 2004

Degradation of pulmonary surfactant protein D by Pseudomonas aeruginosa elastase abrogates innate immune function.

J Biol Chem 2004 Jul 3;279(29):30871-9. Epub 2004 May 3.

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.

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July 2004

Surfactant protein A inhibits alveolar macrophage cytokine production by CD14-independent pathway.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2004 Jan 5;286(1):L129-36. Epub 2003 Sep 5.

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajplung.00427.2002DOI Listing
January 2004

Surfactant protein A enhances apoptotic cell uptake and TGF-beta1 release by inflammatory alveolar macrophages.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2003 Oct 6;285(4):L854-61. Epub 2003 Jun 6.

Box 3709, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajplung.00439.2002DOI Listing
October 2003

Pulmonary surfactant: a front line of lung host defense.

Authors:
Jo Rae Wright

J Clin Invest 2003 May;111(10):1453-5

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University School Of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1172/JCI18650DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC155177PMC
May 2003

Pseudomonas aeruginosa elastase degrades surfactant proteins A and D.

Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 2003 Apr;28(4):528-37

Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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April 2003

Surfactant protein A decreases nitric oxide production by macrophages in a tumor necrosis factor-alpha-dependent mechanism.

Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 2003 Apr;28(4):520-7

Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, USA.

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April 2003

Pulmonary surfactant proteins A and D directly suppress CD3+/CD4+ cell function: evidence for two shared mechanisms.

J Immunol 2002 Nov;169(10):5844-50

Departments of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.169.10.5844DOI Listing
November 2002

Surfactant protein A differentially regulates peripheral and inflammatory neutrophil chemotaxis.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2003 Jan 30;284(1):L140-7. Epub 2002 Aug 30.

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajplung.00125.2002DOI Listing
January 2003

Surfactant protein A modulates the differentiation of murine bone marrow-derived dendritic cells.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2003 Jan 13;284(1):L232-41. Epub 2002 Sep 13.

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajplung.00187.2002DOI Listing
January 2003

Surfactant protein A enhances the phagocytosis of C1q-coated particles by alveolar macrophages.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2002 Nov;283(5):L1011-22

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajplung.00366.2001DOI Listing
November 2002

Surfactant protein A regulates surfactant phospholipid clearance after LPS-induced injury in vivo.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2002 Jul;283(1):L76-85

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajplung.00418.2001DOI Listing
July 2002

Effects of surfactant lipids and surfactant protein a on host defense functions of rat alveolar macrophages.

Pediatr Res 2002 Feb;51(2):220-7

Neonatal-Perinatal Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1203/00006450-200202000-00016DOI Listing
February 2002

Clearance of surfactant lipids by neutrophils and macrophages isolated from the acutely inflamed lung.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2002 Feb;282(2):L330-9

Department of Cell Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajplung.00190.2001DOI Listing
February 2002