Selected Publication (peer reviewed)

Andries Zijlstra, John Lewis, Bernard DeGryse, Heidi Stuhlmann, and James P. Quigley. (2008) The inhibition of tumor cell intravasation and subsequent metastasis through the regulation of in vivo tumor cell motility by the tetraspanin CD151, Cancer Cell, March 13 (3) pp. 221-34. PMID: 18328426/PMC3068919

Norma E. Ramirez, Zhonghua Zhang, Aasakiran Madamanchi, Kelli L. Boyd, Lynda D. O’Rear, Abudi Nashabi, Zhengzi Li, William D. Dupont, Andries Zijlstra, and Mary M. Zutter. (2010) The α2β1 integrin is a metastasis suppressor in mouse models and human cancer. Journal of Clinical Investigations, Jan;121(1):226-37 (doi:10.1172/JCI42328) PMID: 21135504/PMC3007139

Trenis D. Palmer, William Ashby, John D. Lewis, and Andries Zijlstra. (2011) Targeting Tumor Cell Motility and Metastasis. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 63(8), 568–581. (doi:10.1016/j.addr.2011.04.008) PMID: 21664937/PMC3132821

Trenis D. Palmer, John D. Lewis, and Andries Zijlstra. (2011) Quantitative analysis of cancer metastasis using an avian embryo model. Journal of visualized experiments: JoVE, (51), e2815. PMID: 21673636

Andries Zijlstra and John D. Lewis. (2012) Visualization and quantification of de novo angiogenesis in ex ovo chicken embryos. The Textbook of Angiogenesis and Lymphangiogenesis: Methods and Applications

Lauren A. Matise, Trenis D. Palmer, William J. Ashby, Abudi Nashabi, Anna Chytil, Mary Aakre, Michael W. Pickup, Andries Zijlstra and Harold L. Moses. (2012) Lack of TGF-β signaling promotes collective cancer cell invasion in tumor-stromal crosstalk. Breast Cancer Research, 14(4), R98. (doi:10.1186/bcr3217) PMID: 22748014

William J. Ashby, John P. Wikswo, Andries Zijlstra. (2012) Magnetically attachable stencils and the non-destructive analysis of the contribution made by the underlying matrix to cell migration. Biomaterials, 33(33), 8189–8203. (doi:10.1016/j.biomaterials.2012.07.018) PMID: 22940214/PMC3444626

Amanda G. Hansen, Tanner J. Freeman, Shanna A. Arnold, Alina  Starchenko, Celestial R. Jones-Paris, Michael A. Gilger, Mary K. Washington, Kang-Hsien Fan, Yu Shyr, Robert D. Beauchamp and Andries Zijlstra. (2013) Elevated ALCAM shedding in colorectal cancer correlates with poor patient outcome. Cancer Research 73(10): 2955–2964. (doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-12-2052) PMID: 23539446/PMC3660148

Trenis D. Palmer, Carlos H. Martínez, Catalina Vasquez, Shanna A. Arnold, Katie Hebron, Celestial R. Jones-Paris, Susanne M. Chan, Venu Chalasani, Jose A. Gomez-Lemus, Andrew K. Williams, Joseph L. Chin, Giovanna A. Giannico, Tatiana Ketova, John D. Lewis and Andries Zijlstra.(2013) Integrin-free tetraspanin CD151 can inhibit tumor cell motility upon clustering and is a clinical indicator of prostate cancer progression.  Cancer Research (in press)

Amanda G. Hansen, Shanna Arnold, Trenis D. Palmer, Tatiana Ketova, Alyssa Merkel, Michael Pickup, J. Preston Campbell, Jiang Ming, Harold L. Moses, Simon Hayward, Julie A. Sterling, and Andries Zijlstra. (2013) ALCAM/CD166 is a TGFβ responsive marker and functional regulator of prostate cancer metastasis to bone. Cancer Research (in press)

Kristin Kain, James Miller, John D. Lewis, David Bader, Joey Barnett, Andries Zijlstra The chick embryo: a proven model for human physiology and disease. Developmental Dynamics. (in press)

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