Publications by authors named "Petra Rocic"

50Publications

Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase increases Ca currents by interacting with Ca1.2 and reducing intrinsic inactivation of the L-type calcium channel.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2020 07 22;319(1):H144-H158. Epub 2020 May 22.

Department of Pharmacology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York.

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July 2020

Pathophysiology of chronic peripheral ischemia: new perspectives.

Ther Adv Chronic Dis 2020 5;11:2040622319894466. Epub 2020 Feb 5.

Departments of Medicine, Pharmacology and Gastroenterology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA.

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February 2020

Comparison of Cardiovascular Benefits of Bariatric Surgery and Abdominal Lipectomy.

Authors:
Petra Rocic

Curr Hypertens Rep 2019 04 5;21(5):37. Epub 2019 Apr 5.

Department of Pharmacology, New York Medical College, BSB 502, 15 Dana Road, Valhalla, NY, 10595, USA.

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April 2019

20-HETE in the regulation of vascular and cardiac function.

Pharmacol Ther 2018 12 23;192:74-87. Epub 2018 Jul 23.

Department of Pharmacology, New York Medical College School of Medicine, Valhalla, NY, United States. Electronic address:

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December 2018

Cardiovascular function in male and female JCR:LA-cp rats: effect of high-fat/high-sucrose diet.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2017 Apr 13;312(4):H742-H751. Epub 2017 Jan 13.

Department of Pharmacology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York;

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April 2017

Mechanisms of Comorbidities Associated With the Metabolic Syndrome: Insights from the Corpulent Rat Strain.

Front Nutr 2016 10;3:44. Epub 2016 Oct 10.

Metabolic and Cardiovascular Diseases Laboratory, Division of Human Nutrition, Alberta Diabetes and Mazakowski Heart Institutes, University of Alberta , Edmonton, AB , Canada.

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October 2016

Can microRNAs be Biomarkers or Targets for Therapy of Ischemic Coronary Artery Disease in Metabolic Syndrome?

Authors:
Petra Rocic

Curr Drug Targets 2017 ;18(15):1722-1732

Department of Pharmacology, New York Medical College 15 Dana Road, BSB 502 Valhalla, NY 10595, United States.

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June 2018

Can ErbB2 overexpression protect against doxorubicin cardiotoxicity?

Authors:
Petra Rocic

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2015 Oct 21;309(8):H1235-6. Epub 2015 Aug 21.

Department of Pharmacology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York

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October 2015

Role of MMP2 and MMP9 in TRPV4-induced lung injury.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2014 Oct 22;307(8):L652-9. Epub 2014 Aug 22.

Department of Physiology and Center for Lung Biology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama; Department of Medicine, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama; and

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October 2014

A device for performing automated balloon catheter inflation ischemia studies.

PLoS One 2014 25;9(4):e95823. Epub 2014 Apr 25.

Pharmacology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, United States of America.

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January 2015

Impaired coronary collateral growth in the metabolic syndrome is in part mediated by matrix metalloproteinase 12-dependent production of endostatin and angiostatin.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2013 Jun 18;33(6):1339-49. Epub 2013 Apr 18.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, AL 36688, USA.

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June 2013

Dehydroepiandrosterone restores right ventricular structure and function in rats with severe pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2013 Jun 12;304(12):H1708-18. Epub 2013 Apr 12.

Department of Pharmacology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 36688, USA.

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June 2013

MicroRNA-145 restores contractile vascular smooth muscle phenotype and coronary collateral growth in the metabolic syndrome.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2013 Apr 7;33(4):727-36. Epub 2013 Feb 7.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of South Alabama College of Medicine, 307 N University Blvd, Mobile, AL 36688, USA.

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April 2013

The metabolic syndrome, oxidative stress, environment, and cardiovascular disease: the great exploration.

Exp Diabetes Res 2012 9;2012:271028. Epub 2012 Jul 9.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Medicine, University of South Alabama, 307 North University Boulevard, Mobile, AL 36688, USA.

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December 2012

Why is coronary collateral growth impaired in type II diabetes and the metabolic syndrome?

Authors:
Petra Rocic

Vascul Pharmacol 2012 Nov-Dec;57(5-6):179-86. Epub 2012 Feb 9.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, AL 36688, United States.

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January 2013

Resolution of mitochondrial oxidative stress rescues coronary collateral growth in Zucker obese fatty rats.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2012 Feb 8;32(2):325-34. Epub 2011 Dec 8.

Department of Integrative Medical Sciences, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH 44272, USA.

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February 2012

MMPs 2 and 9 are essential for coronary collateral growth and are prominently regulated by p38 MAPK.

J Mol Cell Cardiol 2011 Dec 22;51(6):1015-25. Epub 2011 Aug 22.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 36688, USA.

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December 2011

Comparison of antihyperglycemic effects of creatine and glibenclamide in type II diabetic patients.

Wien Med Wochenschr 2011 Nov 29;161(21-22):519-23. Epub 2011 Jul 29.

Vuk Vrhovac University Clinic for Diabetes, Merkur Clinical Hospital Zagreb, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.

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November 2011

PYK2 signaling is required for PDGF-dependent vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation.

Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 2011 Jul 30;301(1):C242-51. Epub 2011 Mar 30.

Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA.

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July 2011

Angiotensin type I receptor blockade in conjunction with enhanced Akt activation restores coronary collateral growth in the metabolic syndrome.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2011 May 18;300(5):H1938-49. Epub 2011 Feb 18.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of South Alabama, College of Medicine, Mobile, AL 36688, USA.

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May 2011

Differential phosphoinositide 3-kinase signaling: implications for PTCA?

Authors:
Petra Rocic

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2009 Dec 16;297(6):H1970-1. Epub 2009 Oct 16.

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December 2009

Redox-dependent mechanisms in coronary collateral growth: the "redox window" hypothesis.

Antioxid Redox Signal 2009 Aug;11(8):1961-74

Department of Integrative Medical Sciences, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, Ohio 44272, USA.

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August 2009

Redox-sensitive Akt and Src regulate coronary collateral growth in metabolic syndrome.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2009 Jun 17;296(6):H1811-21. Epub 2009 Apr 17.

Department of Biochemistry, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

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June 2009

Redox-dependent coronary metabolic dilation.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2007 Dec 26;293(6):H3720-5. Epub 2007 Oct 26.

Department of Integrative Medical Sciences, Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine, 4209 State Rte. 44, Rootstown, OH 44272-0095, USA.

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December 2007

The mechanistic basis for the disparate effects of angiotensin II on coronary collateral growth.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2008 Jan 25;28(1):61-7. Epub 2007 Oct 25.

Department of Integrative Medical Sciences, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, 4209 State Route 44, PO Box 95, Rootstown, OH 44275, USA.

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January 2008

Restoration of coronary collateral growth in the Zucker obese rat: impact of VEGF and ecSOD.

Basic Res Cardiol 2007 May 27;102(3):217-23. Epub 2007 Feb 27.

Dept. of Physiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1901 Perdido St., Medical Education Building, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA.

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May 2007

Optimal reactive oxygen species concentration and p38 MAP kinase are required for coronary collateral growth.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2007 Jun 16;292(6):H2729-36. Epub 2007 Feb 16.

Department of Physiology, Louisiana State Univeristy Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

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June 2007

Vascular endothelial growth factor is required for coronary collateral growth in the rat.

Circulation 2005 Oct;112(14):2108-13

Department of Physiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA.

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October 2005

Role of focal adhesion kinase in flow-induced dilation of coronary arterioles.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2005 Dec 29;25(12):2548-53. Epub 2005 Sep 29.

Department of Physiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA.

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December 2005

Angiotensin II-induced hypertrophy is potentiated in mice overexpressing p22phox in vascular smooth muscle.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2005 Jan 2;288(1):H37-42. Epub 2004 Sep 2.

Division of cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA.

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January 2005

Role of p38 MAPK and MAPKAPK-2 in angiotensin II-induced Akt activation in vascular smooth muscle cells.

Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 2004 Aug 14;287(2):C494-9. Epub 2004 Apr 14.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University, 319 WMB, 1639 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA.

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August 2004

Pyk2- and Src-dependent tyrosine phosphorylation of PDK1 regulates focal adhesions.

Mol Cell Biol 2003 Nov;23(22):8019-29

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1639 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA.

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November 2003

A role for PYK2 in ANG II-dependent regulation of the PHAS-1-eIF4E complex by multiple signaling cascades in vascular smooth muscle.

Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 2003 Dec 30;285(6):C1437-44. Epub 2003 Jul 30.

UAB Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics, MCLM-986, 1530 3rd Ave. S, Birmingham, AL 35294-0005, USA.

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December 2003

Reactive oxygen species sensitivity of angiotensin II-dependent translation initiation in vascular smooth muscle cells.

J Biol Chem 2003 Sep 14;278(38):36973-9. Epub 2003 Jul 14.

Division of Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA.

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September 2003

NAD(P)H oxidase-derived reactive oxygen species as mediators of angiotensin II signaling.

Antioxid Redox Signal 2002 Dec;4(6):899-914

Emory University, Division of Cardiology, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA.

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December 2002

Use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in patients with diabetes and coronary artery disease.

Curr Probl Cardiol 2002 Jan;27(1):6-36

Birmingham Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA.

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January 2002

Altered PYK2 phosphorylation by ANG II in hypertensive vascular smooth muscle.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2002 Feb;282(2):H457-65

Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA.

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February 2002