September 2-7, 2011, Spetses, Greece

FEBS J-Minireview Series

Thanks to the contribution of the invited speakers of the FEBS-MPST Advanced Lecture Courses, the following MiniReview Series have been published in FEBS J (www.febsjournal.org):

1st MiniReview Series:Proteoglycans in health and disease: emerging concepts and future directions
Coordinated by Renato V. Iozzo and Nikos Karamanos, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1742-4658.2010.07796.x/pdf


1. - Proteoglycans in health and disease: novel regulatory signaling mechanisms evoked by the small leucine-rich proteoglycans
Renato V. Iozzo and Liliana Schaefer http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1742-4658.2010.07797.x/pdf

2. - Proteoglycans in health and disease: new concepts for heparanase function in tumor progression and metastasis
Uri Barash, Victoria Cohen-Kaplan, Ilana Dowek, Ralph D. Sanderson, Neta Ilan and Israel Vlodavsky

3. - Proteoglycans in health and disease: the multiple roles of syndecan shedding
Tina Manon-Jensen, Yoshifumi Itoh and John R. Couchman

4. - Proteoglycans in health and disease: novel roles for proteoglycans in malignancy and their pharmacological targeting
Achilleas D. Theocharis, Spyridon S. Skandalis, George N. Tzanakakis and Nikos K. Karamanos


2nd MiniReview SeriesMetalloproteinases in health and disease: challenges and the future prospects

Coordinated by Hideaki Nagase and Nikos Karamanos, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1742-4658.2010.07917.x/pdf



1. Regulation of matrix metalloproteinase activity in health and disease

Elin Hadler-Olsen, Bodil Fadnes, Ingebrigt Sylte, Lars Uhlin-Hansen and Jan-Olof Winberg, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1742-4658.2010.07920.x/pdf

2. Roles of matrix metalloproteinases in cancer progression and their pharmacological targeting

Chrisostomi Gialeli, Achilleas D. Theocharis and Nikos K. Karamanos, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1742-4658.2010.07919.x/pdf

3. Localizing matrix metalloproteinase activities in the pericellular environment

Gillian Murphy and Hideaki Nagase, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1742-4658.2010.07918.x/pdf


3rd MiniReview Series: Regulatory roles of hyaluronan in health and disease

Coordinated by Vincent Hascall and Nikos Karamanos, 277 (9) 2011 1411-1443

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