• Beck IM, Müller M, Mentlein R, Sadowski T, Mueller MS, Paus R, Sedlacek R. Matrix metalloproteinase-19 expression in keratinocytes is repressed by transcription factors Tst-1 and Skn-1a: implications for keratinocyte differentiation. J Invest Dermatol 127: 1107-14, 2007.
  • Tong Y, Mentlein R, Buhl R, Hugo H-H, Mehdorn HM, Held-Feindt J. Overexpression of midkine contributes to anti-apoptotic effects in human meningiomas. J Neurochem 100: 1097-1107, 2007
  • Stark AM, Anuszkiewicz B, Mentlein R, Yoneda T, Mehdorn HM, Held-Feindt J. Differential expression of matrix metalloproteinases in brain- and bone-seeking clones of metastatic MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells. J Neuro-Oncol 81: 39-48, 2007.
  • Pufe T, Groth G, Goldring MB, Tillmann B, Mentlein R. Effects of pleiotrophin, a heparin-binding growth factor, on human primary and immortalized chondrocytes. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 15: 155-62, 2007.
  • Koch, M., May, U., Kuhns, S., Drechsler, H., Adam, N., Hattermann, K., Wirtz, S., Rose-John, S., and Scheller, J. Interleukin 27 induces differentiation of neural C6-precursor cells into astrocytes. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 364: 483-7, 2007.
  • Mentlein, R. Targeting pleiotrophin to treat osteoarthritis. Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Targets 11: 861-867, 2007.