Division of Nephrology

Victor L. Schuster, M.D.

  1. Schuster,VL. Molecular mechanisms of prostaglandin transport. Ann Rev Physiol 60: 221-242, 1998.
  2. Chan,B Satriano,JA Pucci,M Schuster,VL. Mechanism of PGE2 transport across the plasma membrane of HeLa cells and Xenopus oocytes expressing the prostaglandin transporter “PGT”. J Biol Chem 273: 6689-6697, 1998.
  3. Lu,R Schuster,VL. Molecular cloning of the gene for the human prostaglandin transporter hPGT: Gene organization, promoter activity, and chromosomal localization. Biochem Biophys Res Comm 246: 805-812, 1998.
  4. Lu,R Chan,BS Schuster,VL. Cloning of the human kidney PAH transporter: narrow substrate specificity and regulation by protein kinase C. Am J Physiol (Renal) 276: F295-F303, 1999.
  5. Pucci,M Bao,Y Chan,B Itoh,S Lu,R Copeland,NG Gilbert,DA Jenkins,NA Schuster,VL. Cloning of mouse prostaglandin transporter PGT cDNA: species-specific substrate affinities. Am J Physiol (Regulatory) 277: R734-R741, 1999.
  6. Chan,BS Satriano,JA Schuster,VL. Mapping the substrate binding site of the prostaglandin transporter PGT by cysteine scanning mutagenesis. J Biol Chem 274: 25564-25570, 1999.
  7. Schuster,VL Itoh,S Andrews,SW Chen,J Kedzie,KM Krauss,HA Woodward,DF. Structural requirements for binding of prostaglandins to the prostaglandin FP receptor versus the prostaglandin transporter PGT. Mol Pharmacol 58: 1511-1516, 2000.
  8. 150. Rosen, O Suarez,C Schuster,VL Brion,LP. Expression of carbonic anhydrase IV in mouse placenta. Am J Physiol (Renal) 280: R365-R375, 2001.
  9. Endo,S Nomura,T Chan,BS Lu,R Pucci,ML Bao,Y Schuster,VL. Expression of PGT in MDCK cell monolayers: polarized apical localization and induction of active PG transport. Am J Physiol 282: F618-F622, 2002
  10. Bao,Y Pucci,ML Chan,BS Lu,R Itoh,S Schuster,VL. Prostaglandin transporter PGT is expressed in cell types that synthesize and release prostanoids. Am J Physiol (Renal) 282: F1103-1110, 2002.
  11. Chan, BS Endo,S Kanai,N Schuster,VL. Identification of lactate as a substrate and a driving force for prostanoid transport by the prostaglandin transporter PGT. Am J Physiol (Renal) 282: F1097-1102, 2002.
  12. van der Zwaag,B Verzijl,HTFM Beltran-Valero de Bernabe,D Schuster,VL van Bokhoven,H Kremer,H van Reen,M Wichers, GH Brunner,HG Padberg,GW. Mutation analysis in the candidate Möbius syndrome genes PGT and GATA2 on chromosome 3, and EGR2 on chromosome 10. J Med Genetics 39: e30, 2002
  13. Chan,BS Bao,Y Schuster,VL. The role of conserved transmembrane cationic amino acids in the prostaglandin transporter PGT. Biochemistry 41: 9215-9221, 2002.
  14. Schuster,VL. Prostaglandin transport. Prostaglandins and Other Lipid Mediators: 68-69: 633-647, 2002.
  15. Nomura, T Lu,R Pucci,ML Schuster,VL. The two-step model of prostaglandin signal termination: in vitro reconstitution with the transporter PGT and prostaglandin 15 dehydrogenase. Molecular Pharmacology 65: 973-978, 2004.
  16. Pucci,ML Chakkalakkal,B Liclican,EL Leedom,A Schuster,VL Abraham,NG. Augmented Heme Oxygenase-1 Induces Prostaglandin Uptake via the Prostaglandin Transporter in Micro-vascular Endothelial Cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 323:1299-1305, 2004.
  17. Nomura, T, Chang, H-Y, Lu, R, Hankin, J, Murphy, RC, and VL Schuster. Prostaglandin signaling in the renal collecting duct: release, reuptake, and oxidation in the same cell. J Biol Chemistry 280(31): 28424-9, 2005.
  18. Chi,Y Khersonsky,SM Chang-Y-T Schuster,VL. Identification of a new class of PGT inhibitors and their biological effects on PGE2 transport. (J Pharmacol Exp Therapeutics 316: 1346-1350, 2006
  19. Wesson,DE King,TE Todd,RF Torres,EA Hellmann,DB Flack,JM DuBose,TD Schuster,VL. Achieving diversity in academic internal medicine: recommendations for leaders. Am J Medicine 119: 76-81, 2006.
  20. Pucci,ML Endo,S Nomura,T Lu,R Khine,C Chan,B Bao,Y Schuster,VL. Coordinate control of prostaglandin E2 synthesis and reuptake by hyperosmolarity in renal medullary interstitial cells. Am J Physiology (Renal) 290: F641-F649, 2006

Division Chief

Michael RossMichael Ross, MD (bio)
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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