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Goethe University Frankfurt / Institute of Pharmaceutical Biology


Max-von-Laue-Str. 9
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Prof. Dr. Robert Fürst
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Main Area of Expertise

NP Pharmacol., bioassays, mode of act
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Molecular pharmacology of natural products in the areas of inflammation and angiogenesis with a special focus on vascular endothelial cells; functional, phenotypic screening, mode of action, molecular mechanisms, signaling
Main output/products/publications
• Stark A, …, Fürst R. Narciclasine exerts anti-inflammatory actions by blocking leukocyte-endothelial cell interactions and downregulation of the endothelial TNF receptor 1. FASEB J. 2019; 33: 8771-8781. • Fuchs S, …, Fürst R. Haemanthus coccineus extract and its main bioactive component narciclasine display profound anti-inflammatory activities in vitro and in vivo. J Cell Mol Med. 2015; 19: 1021-1032. • Kretzschmann VK, …, Fürst R. The novel tubulin antagonist pretubulysin displays anti-vascular properties in vitro an in vivo. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014; 34: 294-303. • Berberich N, …, Fürst R. Roscovitine attenuates leukocyte-endothelial cell interaction by inhibiting endothelial activation via blocking cyclin-dependent kinase 5 and 9. Br J Pharmacol. 2011; 163: 1086-1098 • Schmerwitz UK, …, Fürst R. Flavopiridol protects against inflammation by attenuating leukocyte-endothelial cell interaction via inhibition of CDK9. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2011; 31: 280-288
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