Faculty ProfilesShaun Coughlin, MD, PhD
M_Cardiovascular Research Inst
555 Mission Bay Blvd South
San Francisco, CA 94158
Education and Training
|Location||Degree or Training||Specialty||Date|
|University of California, San Francisco||Post-Doc Fellow/Scholar||School of Medicine||1986|
|University of California, San Francisco||Residency||School of Medicine|
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Lefrançais E, Ortiz-Muñoz G, Caudrillier A, Mallavia B, Liu F, Sayah DM, Thornton EE, Headley MB, David T, Coughlin SR, Krummel MF, Leavitt AD, Passegué E, Looney MR. The lung is a site of platelet biogenesis and a reservoir for haematopoietic progenitors. Nature. 2017 04 06; 544(7648):105-109.
Gazit SL, Mariko B, Thérond P, Decouture B, Xiong Y, Couty L, Bonnin P, Baudrie V, Le Gall SM, Dizier B, Zoghdani N, Ransinan J, Hamilton JR, Gaussem P, Tharaux PL, Chun J, Coughlin SR, Bachelot-Loza C, Hla T, Ho-Tin-Noé B, Camerer E. Platelet and Erythrocyte Sources of S1P Are Redundant for Vascular Development and Homeostasis, but Both Rendered Essential After Plasma S1P Depletion in Anaphylactic Shock. Circ Res. 2016 Sep 30; 119(8):e110-26.
David T, Kim YC, Ely LK, Rondon I, Gao H, O'Brien P, Bolt MW, Coyle AJ, Garcia JL, Flounders EA, Mikita T, Coughlin SR. Factor XIa-specific IgG and a reversal agent to probe factor XI function in thrombosis and hemostasis. Sci Transl Med. 2016 Aug 24; 8(353):353ra112.
To TL, Schepis A, Ruiz-González R, Zhang Q, Yu D, Dong Z, Coughlin SR, Shu X. Rational Design of a GFP-Based Fluorogenic Caspase Reporter for Imaging Apoptosis In Vivo. Cell Chem Biol. 2016 Jul 21; 23(7):875-82.
Clay H, Wilsbacher LD, Wilson SJ, Duong DN, McDonald M, Lam I, Park KE, Chun J, Coughlin SR. Sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor-1 in cardiomyocytes is required for normal cardiac development. Dev Biol. 2016 Oct 01; 418(1):157-165.
Orr N, Arnaout R, Gula LJ, Spears DA, Leong-Sit P, Li Q, Tarhuni W, Reischauer S, Chauhan VS, Borkovich M, Uppal S, Adler A, Coughlin SR, Stainier DY, Gollob MH. A mutation in the atrial-specific myosin light chain gene (MYL4) causes familial atrial fibrillation. Nat Commun. 2016 Apr 12; 7:11303.
Pfreundschuh M, Alsteens D, Wieneke R, Zhang C, Coughlin SR, Tampé R, Kobilka BK, Müller DJ. Identifying and quantifying two ligand-binding sites while imaging native human membrane receptors by AFM. Nat Commun. 2015 Nov 12; 6:8857.
Zou J, Tran D, Baalbaki M, Tang LF, Poon A, Pelonero A, Titus EW, Yuan C, Shi C, Patchava S, Halper E, Garg J, Movsesyan I, Yin C, Wu R, Wilsbacher LD, Liu J, Hager RL, Coughlin SR, Jinek M, Pullinger CR, Kane JP, Hart DO, Kwok PY, Deo RC. An internal promoter underlies the difference in disease severity between N- and C-terminal truncation mutations of Titin in zebrafish. Elife. 2015 Oct 16; 4:e09406.
Page MJ, Lourenço AL, David T, LeBeau AM, Cattaruzza F, Castro HC, VanBrocklin HF, Coughlin SR, Craik CS. Non-invasive imaging and cellular tracking of pulmonary emboli by near-infrared fluorescence and positron-emission tomography. Nat Commun. 2015 Oct 01; 6:8448.
Prasad JM, Gorkun OV, Raghu H, Thornton S, Mullins ES, Palumbo JS, Ko YP, Höök M, David T, Coughlin SR, Degen JL, Flick MJ. Mice expressing a mutant form of fibrinogen that cannot support fibrin formation exhibit compromised antimicrobial host defense. Blood. 2015 Oct 22; 126(17):2047-58.
Alsteens D, Pfreundschuh M, Zhang C, Spoerri PM, Coughlin SR, Kobilka BK, Müller DJ. Imaging G protein-coupled receptors while quantifying their ligand-binding free-energy landscape. Nat Methods. 2015 Sep; 12(9):845-51.
Berger M, Scheel DW, Macias H, Miyatsuka T, Kim H, Hoang P, Ku GM, Honig G, Liou A, Tang Y, Regard JB, Sharifnia P, Yu L, Wang J, Coughlin SR, Conklin BR, Deneris ES, Tecott LH, German MS. Gai/o-coupled receptor signaling restricts pancreatic ß-cell expansion. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Mar 03; 112(9):2888-93.
Edelstein LC, Simon LM, Lindsay CR, Kong X, Teruel-Montoya R, Tourdot BE, Chen ES, Ma L, Coughlin S, Nieman M, Holinstat M, Shaw CA, Bray PF. Common variants in the human platelet PAR4 thrombin receptor alter platelet function and differ by race. Blood. 2014 Nov 27; 124(23):3450-8.
Bynagari-Settipalli YS, Cornelissen I, Palmer D, Duong D, Concengco C, Ware J, Coughlin SR. Redundancy and interaction of thrombin- and collagen-mediated platelet activation in tail bleeding and carotid thrombosis in mice. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 Dec; 34(12):2563-9.
Carethers JM, Coughlin S, Diamond B, Erzurum S, Fried LP, Jameson JL, Kaushansky K, Klotman ME, Lemon S, Mitchell B, Rothman P, Sawyers C, Seidman C, Somlo S. The imperative to invest in science has never been greater. J Clin Invest. 2014 Sep; 124(9):3680-1.
Herzog BH, Fu J, Wilson SJ, Hess PR, Sen A, McDaniel JM, Pan Y, Sheng M, Yago T, Silasi-Mansat R, McGee S, May F, Nieswandt B, Morris AJ, Lupu F, Coughlin SR, McEver RP, Chen H, Kahn ML, Xia L. Podoplanin maintains high endothelial venule integrity by interacting with platelet CLEC-2. Nature. 2013 Oct 03; 502(7469):105-9.
Miller CN, Hartigan-O'Connor DJ, Lee MS, Laidlaw G, Cornelissen IP, Matloubian M, Coughlin SR, McDonald DM, McCune JM. IL-7 production in murine lymphatic endothelial cells and induction in the setting of peripheral lymphopenia. Int Immunol. 2013 Aug; 25(8):471-83.
Zhang C, Srinivasan Y, Arlow DH, Fung JJ, Palmer D, Zheng Y, Green HF, Pandey A, Dror RO, Shaw DE, Weis WI, Coughlin SR, Kobilka BK. High-resolution crystal structure of human protease-activated receptor 1. Nature. 2012 Dec 20; 492(7429):387-92.
Khoufache K, Berri F, Nacken W, Vogel AB, Delenne M, Camerer E, Coughlin SR, Carmeliet P, Lina B, Rimmelzwaan GF, Planz O, Ludwig S, Riteau B. PAR1 contributes to influenza A virus pathogenicity in mice. J Clin Invest. 2013 Jan; 123(1):206-14.
Yang H, Kim A, David T, Palmer D, Jin T, Tien J, Huang F, Cheng T, Coughlin SR, Jan YN, Jan LY. TMEM16F forms a Ca2+-activated cation channel required for lipid scrambling in platelets during blood coagulation. Cell. 2012 Sep 28; 151(1):111-22.
Regard JB, Cherman N, Palmer D, Kuznetsov SA, Celi FS, Guettier JM, Chen M, Bhattacharyya N, Wess J, Coughlin SR, Weinstein LS, Collins MT, Robey PG, Yang Y. Wnt/ß-catenin signaling is differentially regulated by Ga proteins and contributes to fibrous dysplasia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Dec 13; 108(50):20101-6.
Arnon TI, Xu Y, Lo C, Pham T, An J, Coughlin S, Dorn GW, Cyster JG. GRK2-dependent S1PR1 desensitization is required for lymphocytes to overcome their attraction to blood. Science. 2011 Sep 30; 333(6051):1898-903.
Shao B, Wahrenbrock MG, Yao L, David T, Coughlin SR, Xia L, Varki A, McEver RP. Carcinoma mucins trigger reciprocal activation of platelets and neutrophils in a murine model of Trousseau syndrome. Blood. 2011 Oct 13; 118(15):4015-23.
Green JA, Suzuki K, Cho B, Willison LD, Palmer D, Allen CD, Schmidt TH, Xu Y, Proia RL, Coughlin SR, Cyster JG. The sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor S1P2 maintains the homeostasis of germinal center B cells and promotes niche confinement. Nat Immunol. 2011 Jun 05; 12(7):672-80.
Frateschi S, Camerer E, Crisante G, Rieser S, Membrez M, Charles RP, Beermann F, Stehle JC, Breiden B, Sandhoff K, Rotman S, Haftek M, Wilson A, Ryser S, Steinhoff M, Coughlin SR, Hummler E. PAR2 absence completely rescues inflammation and ichthyosis caused by altered CAP1/Prss8 expression in mouse skin. Nat Commun. 2011 Jan 18; 2:161.
Cornelissen I, Palmer D, David T, Wilsbacher L, Concengco C, Conley P, Pandey A, Coughlin SR. Roles and interactions among protease-activated receptors and P2ry12 in hemostasis and thrombosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Oct 26; 107(43):18605-10.
Eagle KA, Ginsburg GS, Musunuru K, Aird WC, Balaban RS, Bennett SK, Blumenthal RS, Coughlin SR, Davidson KW, Frohlich ED, Greenland P, Jarvik GP, Libby P, Pepine CJ, Ruskin JN, Stillman AE, Van Eyk JE, Tolunay HE, McDonald CL, Smith SC. Identifying patients at high risk of a cardiovascular event in the near future: current status and future directions: report of a national heart, lung, and blood institute working group. Circulation. 2010 Mar 30; 121(12):1447-54.
Camerer E, Barker A, Duong DN, Ganesan R, Kataoka H, Cornelissen I, Darragh MR, Hussain A, Zheng YW, Srinivasan Y, Brown C, Xu SM, Regard JB, Lin CY, Craik CS, Kirchhofer D, Coughlin SR. Local protease signaling contributes to neural tube closure in the mouse embryo. Dev Cell. 2010 Jan 19; 18(1):25-38.
Pham TH, Baluk P, Xu Y, Grigorova I, Bankovich AJ, Pappu R, Coughlin SR, McDonald DM, Schwab SR, Cyster JG. Lymphatic endothelial cell sphingosine kinase activity is required for lymphocyte egress and lymphatic patterning. J Exp Med. 2010 Jan 18; 207(1):17-27.
Camerer E, Regard JB, Cornelissen I, Srinivasan Y, Duong DN, Palmer D, Pham TH, Wong JS, Pappu R, Coughlin SR. Sphingosine-1-phosphate in the plasma compartment regulates basal and inflammation-induced vascular leak in mice. J Clin Invest. 2009 Jul; 119(7):1871-9.
Li G, Kataoka H, Coughlin SR, Pleasure SJ. Identification of a transient subpial neurogenic zone in the developing dentate gyrus and its regulation by Cxcl12 and reelin signaling. Development. 2009 Jan; 136(2):327-35.
Watanabe N, Bodin L, Pandey M, Krause M, Coughlin S, Boussiotis VA, Ginsberg MH, Shattil SJ. Mechanisms and consequences of agonist-induced talin recruitment to platelet integrin alphaIIbbeta3. J Cell Biol. 2008 Jun 30; 181(7):1211-22.
Sood R, Sholl L, Isermann B, Zogg M, Coughlin SR, Weiler H. Maternal Par4 and platelets contribute to defective placenta formation in mouse embryos lacking thrombomodulin. Blood. 2008 Aug 01; 112(3):585-91.
Regard JB, Kataoka H, Cano DA, Camerer E, Yin L, Zheng YW, Scanlan TS, Hebrok M, Coughlin SR. Probing cell type-specific functions of Gi in vivo identifies GPCR regulators of insulin secretion. J Clin Invest. 2007 Dec; 117(12):4034-43.
Sood R, Zogg M, Westrick RJ, Guo YH, Kerschen EJ, Girardi G, Salmon JE, Coughlin SR, Weiler H. Fetal gene defects precipitate platelet-mediated pregnancy failure in factor V Leiden mothers. J Exp Med. 2007 May 14; 204(5):1049-56.
Cottrell GS, Amadesi S, Pikios S, Camerer E, Willardsen JA, Murphy BR, Caughey GH, Wolters PJ, Coughlin SR, Peterson A, Knecht W, Pothoulakis C, Bunnett NW, Grady EF. Protease-activated receptor 2, dipeptidyl peptidase I, and proteases mediate Clostridium difficile toxin A enteritis. Gastroenterology. 2007 Jun; 132(7):2422-37.
Pappu R, Schwab SR, Cornelissen I, Pereira JP, Regard JB, Xu Y, Camerer E, Zheng YW, Huang Y, Cyster JG, Coughlin SR. Promotion of lymphocyte egress into blood and lymph by distinct sources of sphingosine-1-phosphate. Science. 2007 Apr 13; 316(5822):295-8.
Vandendries ER, Hamilton JR, Coughlin SR, Furie B, Furie BC. Par4 is required for platelet thrombus propagation but not fibrin generation in a mouse model of thrombosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Jan 02; 104(1):288-92.
De Candia E, Pecci A, Ciabattoni G, De Cristofaro R, Rutella S, Yao-Wu Z, Lazzareschi I, Landolfi R, Coughlin S, Balduini CL. Defective platelet responsiveness to thrombin and protease-activated receptors agonists in a novel case of gray platelet syndrome: correlation between the platelet defect and the alpha-granule content in the patient and four relatives. J Thromb Haemost. 2007 Mar; 5(3):551-9.
Yuan J, Stein DA, Lim T, Qiu D, Coughlin S, Liu Z, Wang Y, Blouch R, Moulton HM, Iversen PL, Yang D. Inhibition of coxsackievirus B3 in cell cultures and in mice by peptide-conjugated morpholino oligomers targeting the internal ribosome entry site. J Virol. 2006 Dec; 80(23):11510-9.
Su X, Camerer E, Hamilton JR, Coughlin SR, Matthay MA. Protease-activated receptor-2 activation induces acute lung inflammation by neuropeptide-dependent mechanisms. J Immunol. 2005 Aug 15; 175(4):2598-605.
Ruppel KM, Willison D, Kataoka H, Wang A, Zheng YW, Cornelissen I, Yin L, Xu SM, Coughlin SR. Essential role for Galpha13 in endothelial cells during embryonic development. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Jun 07; 102(23):8281-6.
Hamilton JR, Cornelissen I, Coughlin SR. Impaired hemostasis and protection against thrombosis in protease-activated receptor 4-deficient mice is due to lack of thrombin signaling in platelets. J Thromb Haemost. 2004 Aug; 2(8):1429-35.
Camerer E, Duong DN, Hamilton JR, Coughlin SR. Combined deficiency of protease-activated receptor-4 and fibrinogen recapitulates the hemostatic defect but not the embryonic lethality of prothrombin deficiency. Blood. 2004 Jan 01; 103(1):152-4.
Kataoka H, Hamilton JR, McKemy DD, Camerer E, Zheng YW, Cheng A, Griffin C, Coughlin SR. Protease-activated receptors 1 and 4 mediate thrombin signaling in endothelial cells. Blood. 2003 Nov 01; 102(9):3224-31.
Eisenhaure TM, Francis SA, Willison LD, Coughlin SR, Lerner DJ. The Rho guanine nucleotide exchange factor Lsc homo-oligomerizes and is negatively regulated through domains in its carboxyl terminus that are absent in novel splenic isoforms. J Biol Chem. 2003 Aug 15; 278(33):30975-84.
Gilman AG, Simon MI, Bourne HR, Harris BA, Long R, Ross EM, Stull JT, Taussig R, Bourne HR, Arkin AP, Cobb MH, Cyster JG, Devreotes PN, Ferrell JE, Fruman D, Gold M, Weiss A, Stull JT, Berridge MJ, Cantley LC, Catterall WA, Coughlin SR, Olson EN, Smith TF, Brugge JS, Botstein D, Dixon JE, Hunter T, Lefkowitz RJ, Pawson AJ, Sternberg PW, Varmus H, Subramaniam S, Sinkovits RS, Li J, Mock D, Ning Y, Saunders B, Sternweis PC, Hilgemann D, Scheuermann RH, DeCamp D, Hsueh R, Lin KM, Ni Y, Seaman WE, Simpson PC, O'Connell TD, Roach T, Simon MI, Choi S, Eversole-Cire P, Fraser I, Mumby MC, Zhao Y, Brekken D, Shu H, Meyer T, Chandy G, Heo WD, Liou J, O'Rourke N, Verghese M, Mumby SM, Han H, Brown HA, Forrester JS, Ivanova P, Milne SB, Casey PJ, Harden TK, Arkin AP, Doyle J, Gray ML, Meyer T, Michnick S, Schmidt MA, Toner M, Tsien RY, Natarajan M, Ranganathan R, Sambrano GR. Overview of the Alliance for Cellular Signaling. Nature. 2002 Dec 12; 420(6916):703-6.
Lindner JR, Kahn ML, Coughlin SR, Sambrano GR, Schauble E, Bernstein D, Foy D, Hafezi-Moghadam A, Ley K. Delayed onset of inflammation in protease-activated receptor-2-deficient mice. J Immunol. 2000 Dec 01; 165(11):6504-10.
Trejo J, Altschuler Y, Fu HW, Mostov KE, Coughlin SR. Protease-activated receptor-1 down-regulation: a mutant HeLa cell line suggests novel requirements for PAR1 phosphorylation and recruitment to clathrin-coated pits. J Biol Chem. 2000 Oct 06; 275(40):31255-65.
Takeuchi T, Harris JL, Huang W, Yan KW, Coughlin SR, Craik CS. Cellular localization of membrane-type serine protease 1 and identification of protease-activated receptor-2 and single-chain urokinase-type plasminogen activator as substrates. J Biol Chem. 2000 Aug 25; 275(34):26333-42.
Faruqi TR, Weiss EJ, Shapiro MJ, Huang W, Coughlin SR. Structure-function analysis of protease-activated receptor 4 tethered ligand peptides. Determinants of specificity and utility in assays of receptor function. J Biol Chem. 2000 Jun 30; 275(26):19728-34.
Shepherd FA, Dancey J, Ramlau R, Mattson K, Gralla R, O'Rourke M, Levitan N, Gressot L, Vincent M, Burkes R, Coughlin S, Kim Y, Berille J. Prospective randomized trial of docetaxel versus best supportive care in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer previously treated with platinum-based chemotherapy. J Clin Oncol. 2000 May; 18(10):2095-103.
Cunningham MA, Rondeau E, Chen X, Coughlin SR, Holdsworth SR, Tipping PG. Protease-activated receptor 1 mediates thrombin-dependent, cell-mediated renal inflammation in crescentic glomerulonephritis. J Exp Med. 2000 Feb 07; 191(3):455-62.
Kahn ML, Diacovo TG, Bainton DF, Lanza F, Trejo J, Coughlin SR. Glycoprotein V-deficient platelets have undiminished thrombin responsiveness and Do not exhibit a Bernard-Soulier phenotype. Blood. 1999 Dec 15; 94(12):4112-21.
Hammes SR, Shapiro MJ, Coughlin SR. Shutoff and agonist-triggered internalization of protease-activated receptor 1 can be separated by mutation of putative phosphorylation sites in the cytoplasmic tail. Biochemistry. 1999 Jul 20; 38(29):9308-16.
Sambrano GR, Coughlin SR. The carboxyl tail of protease-activated receptor-1 is required for chemotaxis. Correlation of signal termination and directional migration. J Biol Chem. 1999 Jul 16; 274(29):20178-84.
Hammes SR, Coughlin SR. Protease-activated receptor-1 can mediate responses to SFLLRN in thrombin-desensitized cells: evidence for a novel mechanism for preventing or terminating signaling by PAR1's tethered ligand. Biochemistry. 1999 Feb 23; 38(8):2486-93.
Verrall S, Ishii M, Chen M, Wang L, Tram T, Coughlin SR. The thrombin receptor second cytoplasmic loop confers coupling to Gq-like G proteins in chimeric receptors. Additional evidence for a common transmembrane signaling and G protein coupling mechanism in G protein-coupled receptors. J Biol Chem. 1997 Mar 14; 272(11):6898-902.
Molino M, Bainton DF, Hoxie JA, Coughlin SR, Brass LF. Thrombin receptors on human platelets. Initial localization and subsequent redistribution during platelet activation. J Biol Chem. 1997 Feb 28; 272(9):6011-7.
Shapiro MJ, Trejo J, Zeng D, Coughlin SR. Role of the thrombin receptor's cytoplasmic tail in intracellular trafficking. Distinct determinants for agonist-triggered versus tonic internalization and intracellular localization. J Biol Chem. 1996 Dec 20; 271(51):32874-80.
Franci C, Gosling J, Tsou CL, Coughlin SR, Charo IF. Phosphorylation by a G protein-coupled kinase inhibits signaling and promotes internalization of the monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 receptor. Critical role of carboxyl-tail serines/threonines in receptor function. J Immunol. 1996 Dec 15; 157(12):5606-12.
Trejo J, Connolly AJ, Coughlin SR. The cloned thrombin receptor is necessary and sufficient for activation of mitogen-activated protein kinase and mitogenesis in mouse lung fibroblasts. Loss of responses in fibroblasts from receptor knockout mice. J Biol Chem. 1996 Aug 30; 271(35):21536-41.
Kranzhöfer R, Clinton SK, Ishii K, Coughlin SR, Fenton JW, Libby P. Thrombin potently stimulates cytokine production in human vascular smooth muscle cells but not in mononuclear phagocytes. Circ Res. 1996 Aug; 79(2):286-94.
Lerner DJ, Chen M, Tram T, Coughlin SR. Agonist recognition by proteinase-activated receptor 2 and thrombin receptor. Importance of extracellular loop interactions for receptor function. J Biol Chem. 1996 Jun 14; 271(24):13943-7.
Kahn M, Ishii K, Kuo WL, Piper M, Connolly A, Shi YP, Wu R, Lin CC, Coughlin SR. Conserved structure and adjacent location of the thrombin receptor and protease-activated receptor 2 genes define a protease-activated receptor gene cluster. Mol Med. 1996 May; 2(3):349-57.
Bohm SK, Kong W, Bromme D, Smeekens SP, Anderson DC, Connolly A, Kahn M, Nelken NA, Coughlin SR, Payan DG, Bunnett NW. Molecular cloning, expression and potential functions of the human proteinase-activated receptor-2. Biochem J. 1996 Mar 15; 314 ( Pt 3):1009-16.
Nanevicz T, Wang L, Chen M, Ishii M, Coughlin SR. Thrombin receptor activating mutations. Alteration of an extracellular agonist recognition domain causes constitutive signaling. J Biol Chem. 1996 Jan 12; 271(2):702-6.
Nanevicz T, Ishii M, Wang L, Chen M, Chen J, Turck CW, Cohen FE, Coughlin SR. Mechanisms of thrombin receptor agonist specificity. Chimeric receptors and complementary mutations identify an agonist recognition site. J Biol Chem. 1995 Sep 15; 270(37):21619-25.
Ishii K, Gerszten R, Zheng YW, Welsh JB, Turck CW, Coughlin SR. Determinants of thrombin receptor cleavage. Receptor domains involved, specificity, and role of the P3 aspartate. J Biol Chem. 1995 Jul 07; 270(27):16435-40.
Hein L, Ishii K, Coughlin SR, Kobilka BK. Intracellular targeting and trafficking of thrombin receptors. A novel mechanism for resensitization of a G protein-coupled receptor. J Biol Chem. 1994 Nov 04; 269(44):27719-26.
Chen J, Ishii M, Wang L, Ishii K, Coughlin SR. Thrombin receptor activation. Confirmation of the intramolecular tethered liganding hypothesis and discovery of an alternative intermolecular liganding mode. J Biol Chem. 1994 Jun 10; 269(23):16041-5.
Gerszten RE, Chen J, Ishii M, Ishii K, Wang L, Nanevicz T, Turck CW, Vu TK, Coughlin SR. Specificity of the thrombin receptor for agonist peptide is defined by its extracellular surface. Nature. 1994 Apr 14; 368(6472):648-51.
Charo IF, Myers SJ, Herman A, Franci C, Connolly AJ, Coughlin SR. Molecular cloning and functional expression of two monocyte chemoattractant protein 1 receptors reveals alternative splicing of the carboxyl-terminal tails. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1994 Mar 29; 91(7):2752-6.
Mathews II, Padmanabhan KP, Ganesh V, Tulinsky A, Ishii M, Chen J, Turck CW, Coughlin SR, Fenton JW. Crystallographic structures of thrombin complexed with thrombin receptor peptides: existence of expected and novel binding modes. Biochemistry. 1994 Mar 22; 33(11):3266-79.
Ishii K, Chen J, Ishii M, Koch WJ, Freedman NJ, Lefkowitz RJ, Coughlin SR. Inhibition of thrombin receptor signaling by a G-protein coupled receptor kinase. Functional specificity among G-protein coupled receptor kinases. J Biol Chem. 1994 Jan 14; 269(2):1125-30.
McNamara CA, Sarembock IJ, Gimple LW, Fenton JW, Coughlin SR, Owens GK. Thrombin stimulates proliferation of cultured rat aortic smooth muscle cells by a proteolytically activated receptor. J Clin Invest. 1993 Jan; 91(1):94-8.
Hung DT, Wong YH, Vu TK, Coughlin SR. The cloned platelet thrombin receptor couples to at least two distinct effectors to stimulate phosphoinositide hydrolysis and inhibit adenylyl cyclase. J Biol Chem. 1992 Oct 15; 267(29):20831-4.
Scarborough RM, Naughton MA, Teng W, Hung DT, Rose J, Vu TK, Wheaton VI, Turck CW, Coughlin SR. Tethered ligand agonist peptides. Structural requirements for thrombin receptor activation reveal mechanism of proteolytic unmasking of agonist function. J Biol Chem. 1992 Jul 05; 267(19):13146-9.
Hung DT, Vu TK, Wheaton VI, Charo IF, Nelken NA, Esmon N, Esmon CT, Coughlin SR. "Mirror image" antagonists of thrombin-induced platelet activation based on thrombin receptor structure. J Clin Invest. 1992 Feb; 89(2):444-50.
Hung DT, Vu TH, Nelken NA, Coughlin SR. Thrombin-induced events in non-platelet cells are mediated by the unique proteolytic mechanism established for the cloned platelet thrombin receptor. J Cell Biol. 1992 Feb; 116(3):827-32.
Coughlin SR, Vu TK, Hung DT, Wheaton VI. Expression cloning and characterization of a functional thrombin receptor reveals a novel proteolytic mechanism of receptor activation. Semin Thromb Hemost. 1992; 18(2):161-6.
Lanza F, Wolf D, Fox CF, Kieffer N, Seyer JM, Fried VA, Coughlin SR, Phillips DR, Jennings LK. cDNA cloning and expression of platelet p24/CD9. Evidence for a new family of multiple membrane-spanning proteins. J Biol Chem. 1991 Jun 05; 266(16):10638-45.
Kavanaugh WM, Williams LT, Ives HE, Coughlin SR. Serotonin-induced deoxyribonucleic acid synthesis in vascular smooth muscle cells involves a novel, pertussis toxin-sensitive pathway. Mol Endocrinol. 1988 Jul; 2(7):599-605.
Kacich RL, Williams LT, Coughlin SR. Arachidonic acid and cyclic adenosine monophosphate stimulation of c-fos expression by a pathway independent of phorbol ester-sensitive protein kinase C. Mol Endocrinol. 1988 Jan; 2(1):73-7.
Williams LT, Escobedo JA, Keating MT, Coughlin SR. The stimulation of paracrine and autocrine mitogenic pathways by the platelet-derived growth factor receptor. J Cell Physiol Suppl. 1987; Suppl 5:27-30.
Simpson P, Bishopric N, Coughlin S, Karliner J, Ordahl C, Starksen N, Tsao T, White N, Williams L. Dual trophic effects of the alpha 1-adrenergic receptor in cultured neonatal rat heart muscle cells. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 1986 Nov; 18 Suppl 5:45-58.
Starksen NF, Simpson PC, Bishopric N, Coughlin SR, Lee WM, Escobedo JA, Williams LT. Cardiac myocyte hypertrophy is associated with c-myc protooncogene expression. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1986 Nov; 83(21):8348-50.
Coughlin SR, Lee WM, Williams PW, Giels GM, Williams LT. c-myc gene expression is stimulated by agents that activate protein kinase C and does not account for the mitogenic effect of PDGF. Cell. 1985 Nov; 43(1):243-51.