Advertisement
Research Article

Cytoskeletal Rearrangements in Synovial Fibroblasts as a Novel Pathophysiological Determinant of Modeled Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Vassilis Aidinis mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: V.Aidinis@Fleming.gr

    Affiliation: Institute of Immunology, Alexander Fleming Biomedical Sciences Research Center, Athens, Greece

    X
  • Piero Carninci,

    Affiliation: RIKEN Genomic Sciences Center, Yokohama, Japan

    X
  • Maria Armaka,

    Affiliation: Institute of Immunology, Alexander Fleming Biomedical Sciences Research Center, Athens, Greece

    X
  • Walter Witke,

    Affiliation: Mouse Biology Programme, EMBL, Monterotondo, Italy

    X
  • Vaggelis Harokopos,

    Affiliation: Institute of Immunology, Alexander Fleming Biomedical Sciences Research Center, Athens, Greece

    X
  • Norman Pavelka,

    Affiliation: Department of Biotechnology and Bioscience, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy

    X
  • Dirk Koczan,

    Affiliation: Institute of Immunology, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany

    X
  • Christos Argyropoulos,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Medical Physics, University of Patras, Patras, Greece

    X
  • Maung-Maung Thwin,

    Affiliation: Department of Anatomy, National University of Singapore, Singapore

    X
  • Steffen Möller,

    Affiliation: Institute of Immunology, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany

    X
  • Waki Kazunori,

    Affiliation: RIKEN Genomic Sciences Center, Yokohama, Japan

    X
  • Ponnampalam Gopalakrishnakone,

    Affiliation: Department of Anatomy, National University of Singapore, Singapore

    X
  • Paola Ricciardi-Castagnoli,

    Affiliation: Department of Biotechnology and Bioscience, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy

    X
  • Hans-Jürgen Thiesen,

    Affiliation: Institute of Immunology, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany

    X
  • Yoshihide Hayashizaki,

    Affiliation: RIKEN Genomic Sciences Center, Yokohama, Japan

    X
  • George Kollias

    Affiliation: Institute of Immunology, Alexander Fleming Biomedical Sciences Research Center, Athens, Greece

    X
  • Published: October 28, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0010048

About the Authors

Vassilis Aidinis, Maria Armaka, Vaggelis Harokopos, George Kollias
Institute of Immunology, Alexander Fleming Biomedical Sciences Research Center, Athens, Greece
Piero Carninci, Waki Kazunori, Yoshihide Hayashizaki
RIKEN Genomic Sciences Center, Yokohama, Japan
Walter Witke
Mouse Biology Programme, EMBL, Monterotondo, Italy
Norman Pavelka, Paola Ricciardi-Castagnoli
Department of Biotechnology and Bioscience, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy
Dirk Koczan, Steffen Möller, Hans-Jürgen Thiesen
Institute of Immunology, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
Christos Argyropoulos
Laboratory of Medical Physics, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
Maung-Maung Thwin, Ponnampalam Gopalakrishnakone
Department of Anatomy, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Corresponding Author

Email: V.Aidinis@Fleming.gr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

VA and GK conceived and designed the experiments. VA, PC, MA, WW, VH, DK, and MMT performed the experiments. VA, VH, NP, CA, MMT, SM, and WK analyzed the data. VA, WW, PG, PRC, HJT, YH, and GK contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. VA wrote the paper.