Markku T.  Kurkinen, Ph.D.

Markku T. Kurkinen, Ph.D.

Markku T. Kurkinen, Ph.D.

Office Address

3204 Scott Hall
540 East Canfield
Detroit, MI 48202

Position Title

Professor

Areas of Interest

Extracellular matrix; metalloproteinases; gene regulation; development.

Publications

Olsson M, Ekblom M, Fecker L, Kurkinen M, Ekblom P. cDNA cloning and embryonic expression of mouse nuclear pore membrane glycoprotein 210 mRNA. Kidney Int. 1999;56(3):827-38.

Jayaraman G, Srinivas R, Duggan C, Ferreira E, Swaminathan S, Somasundaram K, Williams J, Hauser C, Kurkinen M, Dhar R, Weitzman S, Buttice G, Thimmapaya B. p300/cAMP-responsive element-binding protein interactions with ets-1 and ets-2 in the transcriptional activation of the human stromelysin promoter. J Biol Chem. 1999;274(24):17342-52.

Yang M, Kurkinen M. Related Cloning and characterization of a novel matrix metalloproteinase (MMP), CMMP, from chicken embryo fibroblasts. CMMP, Xenopus XMMP, and human MMP19 have a conserved unique cysteine in the catalytic domain. J Biol Chem. 1998;273(28):17893-900.

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