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Ravindra P. Misra PhD

Ravindra P. Misra PhD

Dean, Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Biochemistry

Member of the Cancer Center


  • Nogo-B receptor deficiency causes cerebral vasculature defects during embryonic development in mice. (Rana U, Liu Z, Kumar SN, Zhao B, Hu W, Bordas M, Cossette S, Szabo S, Foeckler J, Weiler H, Chrzanowska-Wodnicka M, Holtz ML, Misra RP, Salato V, North PE, Ramchandran R, Miao QR) Dev Biol 2016 Feb 15;410(2):190-201 PMID: 26746789 PMCID: PMC4767500 01/10/2016
  • Epicardial GATA factors regulate early coronary vascular plexus formation. (Kolander KD, Holtz ML, Cossette SM, Duncan SA, Misra RP) Dev Biol 2014 Feb 01;386(1):204-15 PMID: 24380800 PMCID: PMC3962664 01/02/2014
  • The identification of different endothelial cell populations within the mouse proepicardium. (Cossette S, Misra R) Dev Dyn 2011 Oct;240(10):2344-53 PMID: 21932312 PMCID: PMC3275641 09/21/2011
  • Serum response factor is required for cell contact maintenance but dispensable for proliferation in visceral yolk sac endothelium. (Holtz ML, Misra RP) BMC Dev Biol 2011 Mar 14;11:18 PMID: 21401944 PMCID: PMC3065428 03/16/2011
  • The role of serum response factor in early coronary vasculogenesis. (Misra RP) Pediatr Cardiol 2010 Apr;31(3):400-7 PMID: 20091302 PMCID: PMC3866703 01/22/2010
  • Hepatocyte expression of serum response factor is essential for liver function, hepatocyte proliferation and survival, and postnatal body growth in mice. (Sun K, Battle MA, Misra RP, Duncan SA) Hepatology 2009 May;49(5):1645-54 PMID: 19205030 PMCID: PMC2810404 02/11/2009
  • Endothelial-specific ablation of serum response factor causes hemorrhaging, yolk sac vascular failure, and embryonic lethality. (Holtz ML, Misra RP) BMC Dev Biol 2008 Jun 20;8:65 PMID: 18570667 PMCID: PMC2442838 06/24/2008
  • Basic calcium phosphate crystals activate c-fos expression through a Ras/ERK dependent signaling mechanism. (Major ML, Cheung HS, Misra RP) Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2007 Apr 13;355(3):654-60 PMID: 17307136 PMCID: PMC1855205 02/20/2007
  • Role of the serum response factor in regulating contractile apparatus gene expression and sarcomeric integrity in cardiomyocytes. (Balza RO Jr, Misra RP) J Biol Chem 2006 Mar 10;281(10):6498-510 PMID: 16368687 12/22/2005
  • SRF-dependent gene expression in isolated cardiomyocytes: regulation of genes involved in cardiac hypertrophy. (Nelson TJ, Balza R Jr, Xiao Q, Misra RP) J Mol Cell Cardiol 2005 Sep;39(3):479-89 PMID: 15950986 06/14/2005
  • Restricted inactivation of serum response factor to the cardiovascular system. (Miano JM, Ramanan N, Georger MA, de Mesy Bentley KL, Emerson RL, Balza RO Jr, Xiao Q, Weiler H, Ginty DD, Misra RP) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2004 Dec 07;101(49):17132-7 PMID: 15569937 PMCID: PMC535359 12/01/2004
  • Conserved enhancer in the serum response factor promoter controls expression during early coronary vasculogenesis. (Nelson TJ, Duncan SA, Misra RP) Circ Res 2004 Apr 30;94(8):1059-66 PMID: 15001533 03/06/2004
  • Gene targeting in the mouse: advances in introduction of transgenes into the genome by homologous recombination. (Misra RP, Duncan SA) Endocrine 2002 Dec;19(3):229-38 PMID: 12624422 03/08/2003
  • Generation of single-copy transgenic mouse embryos directly from ES cells by tetraploid embryo complementation. (Misra RP, Bronson SK, Xiao Q, Garrison W, Li J, Zhao R, Duncan SA) BMC Biotechnol 2001;1:12 PMID: 11782291 PMCID: PMC64498 01/10/2002
  • Early postnatal cardiac changes and premature death in transgenic mice overexpressing a mutant form of serum response factor. (Zhang X, Chai J, Azhar G, Sheridan P, Borras AM, Furr MC, Khrapko K, Lawitts J, Misra RP, Wei JY) J Biol Chem 2001 Oct 26;276(43):40033-40 PMID: 11514558 08/22/2001
  • Cardiomyopathy in transgenic mice with cardiac-specific overexpression of serum response factor. (Zhang X, Azhar G, Chai J, Sheridan P, Nagano K, Brown T, Yang J, Khrapko K, Borras AM, Lawitts J, Misra RP, Wei JY) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2001 Apr;280(4):H1782-92 PMID: 11247792 03/15/2001
  • Calcium and disease: molecular determinants of calcium crystal deposition diseases. (Misra RP) Cell Mol Life Sci 2000 Mar;57(3):421-8 PMID: 10823243 05/24/2000
  • Serum response factor-dependent regulation of the smooth muscle calponin gene. (Miano JM, Carlson MJ, Spencer JA, Misra RP) J Biol Chem 2000 Mar 31;275(13):9814-22 PMID: 10734136 03/29/2000
  • Expression of the SRF gene occurs through a Ras/Sp/SRF-mediated-mechanism in response to serum growth signals. (Spencer JA, Misra RP) Oncogene 1999 Dec 02;18(51):7319-27 PMID: 10602487 12/22/1999
  • Basic fibroblast growth factor activates serum response factor gene expression by multiple distinct signaling mechanisms. (Spencer JA, Major ML, Misra RP) Mol Cell Biol 1999 Jun;19(6):3977-88 PMID: 10330138 PMCID: PMC104357 05/18/1999
  • Phosphocitrate inhibits a basic calcium phosphate and calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal-induced mitogen-activated protein kinase cascade signal transduction pathway. (Nair D, Misra RP, Sallis JD, Cheung HS) J Biol Chem 1997 Jul 25;272(30):18920-5 PMID: 9228071 07/25/1997
  • Expression of the serum response factor gene is regulated by serum response factor binding sites. (Spencer JA, Misra RP) J Biol Chem 1996 Jul 12;271(28):16535-43 PMID: 8663310 07/12/1996
  • L-type voltage-sensitive calcium channel activation stimulates gene expression by a serum response factor-dependent pathway. (Misra RP, Bonni A, Miranti CK, Rivera VM, Sheng M, Greenberg ME) J Biol Chem 1994 Oct 14;269(41):25483-93 PMID: 7929249 10/14/1994
  • A growth factor-induced kinase phosphorylates the serum response factor at a site that regulates its DNA-binding activity. (Rivera VM, Miranti CK, Misra RP, Ginty DD, Chen RH, Blenis J, Greenberg ME) Mol Cell Biol 1993 Oct;13(10):6260-73 PMID: 8413226 PMCID: PMC364685 10/01/1993
  • The serum response factor is extensively modified by phosphorylation following its synthesis in serum-stimulated fibroblasts. (Misra RP, Rivera VM, Wang JM, Fan PD, Greenberg ME) Mol Cell Biol 1991 Sep;11(9):4545-54 PMID: 1875937 PMCID: PMC361330 09/01/1991
  • Covalent and noncovalent interactions of aflatoxin with defined deoxyribonucleic acid sequences. (Misra RP, Muench KF, Humayun MZ) Biochemistry 1983 Jul 05;22(14):3351-9 PMID: 6412744 07/05/1983
  • Sequence specificity in aflatoxin B1--DNA interactions. (Muench KF, Misra RP, Humayun MZ) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1983 Jan;80(1):6-10 PMID: 6218504 PMCID: PMC393298 01/01/1983
  • Last update: 08/18/2017
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