Mary Cowman

Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

1974 …2020

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Research Output

2020

A Hyaluronan-binding Peptide (P15-1) Reduces Inflammatory and Catabolic Events in IL-1β-treated Human Articular Chondrocytes

Shortt, C., Luyt, L. G., Turley, E. A., Cowman, M. K. & Kirsch, T., Dec 1 2020, In : Scientific reports. 10, 1, 1441.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Extracellular Vesicles Released From Articular Chondrocytes Play a Major Role in Cell–Cell Communication

Liu, X., Shortt, C., Zhang, F., Bater, M. Q., Cowman, M. K. & Kirsch, T., Apr 1 2020, In : Journal of Orthopaedic Research. 38, 4, p. 731-739 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Methods for hyaluronan molecular mass determination by agarose gel electrophoresis

Cowman, M. K., Jan 1 2019, Methods in Molecular Biology. Humana Press Inc., p. 91-102 12 p. (Methods in Molecular Biology; vol. 1952).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Role of Hyaluronan in Inflammatory Effects on Human Articular Chondrocytes

Cowman, M. K., Shortt, C., Arora, S., Fu, Y., Villavieja, J., Rathore, J., Huang, X., Rakshit, T., Jung, G. I. & Kirsch, T., Oct 15 2019, In : Inflammation. 42, 5, p. 1808-1820 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2018

A competitive alphascreen assay for detection of hyaluronan

Huang, X., Schmidt, T. A., Shortt, C., Arora, S., Asari, A., Kirsch, T. & Cowman, M. K., Mar 1 2018, In : Glycobiology. 28, 3, p. 137-147 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human pericardial proteoglycan 4 (lubricin): Implications for postcardiotomy intrathoracic adhesion formation

Park, D. S. J., Regmi, S. C., Svystonyuk, D. A., Teng, G., Belke, D., Turnbull, J., Guzzardi, D. G., Kang, S., Cowman, M. K., Schmidt, T. A. & Fedak, P. W. M., Oct 2018, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 156, 4, p. 1598-1608.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Hyaluronan and Hyaluronan Fragments

Cowman, M. K., Jan 1 2017, Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry. Academic Press Inc., p. 1-59 59 p. (Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Biochemistry; vol. 74).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hyaluronan modulates growth factor induced mammary gland branching in a size dependent manner

Tolg, C., Yuan, H., Flynn, S. M., Basu, K., Ma, J., Tse, K. C. K., Kowalska, B., Vulkanesku, D., Cowman, M. K., McCarthy, J. B. & Turley, E. A., Nov 2017, In : Matrix Biology. 63, p. 117-132 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mutual macromolecular crowding as the basis for polymer solution non-ideality

Cowman, M. K., Aug 2017, In : Polymers for Advanced Technologies. 28, 8, p. 1000-1004 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Determination of hyaluronan molecular mass distribution in human breast milk

Yuan, H., Amin, R., Ye, X., De La Motte, C. A. & Cowman, M. K., Apr 1 2015, In : Analytical Biochemistry. 474, p. 78-88 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyaluronan, inflamation, and breast cancer progression

Schwertfeger, K. L., Cowman, M., Telmer, P. G., Turley, E. A. & McCarthy, J. B., 2015, In : Frontiers in Immunology. 6, 236

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyaluronan, inflammation, and breast cancer progression

Schwertfeger, K. L., Cowman, M. K., Telmer, P. G., Turley, E. A. & McCarthy, J. B., Jan 1 2015, In : Frontiers in immunology. 6, JUN, 236.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

The content and size of hyaluronan in biological fluids and tissues

Cowman, M. K., Lee, H. G., Schwertfeger, K. L., McCarthy, J. B. & Turley, E. A., Jan 1 2015, In : Frontiers in immunology. 6, JUN, 261.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Viscoelastic properties of hyaluronan in physiological conditions

Cowman, M., Schmidt, T. A., Raghavan, P. & Stecco, A., 2015, F1000Reseach, p. http://f1000research.com/articles/4-622/v1.

Research output: Working paper

2014

Clusterin and complement activation in exfoliation glaucoma

Doudevski, I., Rostagno, A., Cowman, M., Liebmann, J., Ritch, R. & Ghiso, J., Feb 18 2014, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 55, 4, p. 2491-2499 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effects of concentration and structure on proteoglycan 4 rheology and interaction with hyaluronan

Ludwig, T. E., Cowman, M. K., Jay, G. D. & Schmidt, T. A., Jan 1 2014, In : Biorheology. 51, 6, p. 409-422 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

Human milk hyaluronan enhances innate defense of the intestinal epithelium

Hill, D. R., Rho, H. K., Kessler, S. P., Amin, R., Homer, C. R., McDonald, C., Cowman, M. K. & De La Motte, C. A., Oct 4 2013, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 288, 40, p. 29090-29104 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molecular mass dependence of hyaluronan detection by sandwich ELISA-like assay and membrane blotting using biotinylated hyaluronan binding protein

Yuan, H., Tank, M., Alsofyani, A., Shah, N., Talati, N., LoBello, J. C., Kim, J. R., Oonuki, Y., De La Motte, C. A. & Cowman, M. K., Nov 1 2013, In : Glycobiology. 23, 11, p. 1270-1280 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

A RHAMM mimetic peptide blocks hyaluronan signaling and reduces inflammation and fibrogenesis in excisional skin wounds

Tolg, C., Hamilton, S. R., Zalinska, E., McCulloch, L., Amin, R., Akentieva, N., Winnik, F., Savani, R., Bagli, D. J., Luyt, L. G., Cowman, M. K., McCarthy, J. B. & Turley, E. A., Oct 1 2012, In : American Journal of Pathology. 181, 4, p. 1250-1270 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macromolecular crowding in biomatrix

Cowman, M., Hernandez, M. & Kim, J., 2012, Structure and function of biomatrix: Control of cell function and gene expression. Balazs, E. A. & Hargittai, M. (eds.). Edgewater, NJ: Matrix Biology Institue, p. 45-66

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Specific-sized hyaluronan fragments promote expression of human β-defensin 2 in intestinal epithelium

Hill, D. R., Kessler, S. P., Rho, H. K., Cowman, M. K. & De La Motte, C. A., Aug 31 2012, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 287, 36, p. 30610-30624 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

Agarose and polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis methods for molecular mass analysis of 5- to 500-kDa hyaluronan

Bhilocha, S., Ripal, A., Pandya, M., Yuan, H., Tank, M., LoBello, J., Shytuhina, A., Wang, W., Wisniewski, H. G., De La Motte, C. & Cowman, M. K., Oct 2011, In : Analytical Biochemistry. 417, 1, p. 41-49 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Improved agarose gel electrophoresis method and molecular mass calculation for high molecular mass hyaluronan

Cowmana, M. K., Chen, C. C., Pandya, M., Yuan, H., Ramkishun, D., LoBello, J., Bhilocha, S., Russell-Puleri, S., Skendaj, E., Mijovic, J. & Jing, W., Oct 2011, In : Analytical Biochemistry. 417, 1, p. 50-56 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The effect of molecular weight on hyaluronan's cartilage boundary lubricating ability - alone and in combination with proteoglycan 4

Kwiecinski, J. J., Dorosz, S. G., Ludwig, T. E., Abubacker, S., Cowman, M. K. & Schmidt, T. A., Nov 1 2011, In : Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 19, 11, p. 1356-1362 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009

Transfer of inter-α-inhibitor heavy chains to hyaluronan by surface-linked hyaluronan-TSG-6 complexes

Colón, E., Shytuhina, A., Cowman, M. K., Band, P. A., Sanggaard, K. W., Enghild, J. J. & Wisniewski, H. G., Jan 23 2009, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 284, 4, p. 2320-2331 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008

Carbohydrate Chemistry, Biology and Medical Applications

Garg, H. G., Cowman, M. K. & Hales, C. A., Jan 1 2008, Elsevier Ltd.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2007

Effects of the proteinaceous moiety on the emulsifying properties of sugar beet pectin

Funami, T., Zhang, G., Hiroe, M., Noda, S., Nakauma, M., Asai, I., Cowman, M. K., Al-Assaf, S. & Phillips, G. O., Dec 1 2007, In : Food Hydrocolloids. 21, 8, p. 1319-1329 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2006

Scanning electron and atomic force microscopy to study plasma torch effects on B. cereus spores

Tarasenko, O., Nourbakhsh, S., Kuo, S. P., Bakhtina, A., Alusta, P., Kudasheva, D., Cowman, M. & Levon, K., Aug 1 2006, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 34, 4 II, p. 1281-1289 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Use of atomic force microscopy to investigate the structure of arabinogalactan proteins

Cowman, M., Funami, T., Al-Assaf, S., Kudasheva, D. S., Mohan, D. & Phillips, G. O., 2006, In : Food & Food Ingredients Journal of Japan. 211, p. 207-212

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2005

Experimental approaches to hyaluronan structure

Cowman, M. K. & Matsuoka, S., Apr 11 2005, In : Carbohydrate Research. 340, 5, p. 791-809 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Extended, relaxed, and condensed conformations of hyaluronan observed by atomic force microscopy

Cowman, M. K., Spagnoli, C., Kudasheva, D., Li, M., Dyal, A., Kanai, S. & Balazs, E. A., Jan 2005, In : Biophysical journal. 88, 1, p. 590-602 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyaluronan conformations on surfaces: Effect of surface charge and hydrophobicity

Spagnoli, C., Korniakov, A., Ulman, A., Balazs, E. A., Lyubchenko, Y. L. & Cowman, M. K., Apr 11 2005, In : Carbohydrate Research. 340, 5, p. 929-941 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Influence of environment on hyaluronan shape

Cowman, M., Spagnoli, C., Kudasheva, D. S., Matsuoka, S. & Balazs, E. A., 2005, Hyaluronan: Its structure, metabolism, biological activities and therapeutic applications. Balazs, E. A. & Hascall, V. C. (eds.). Edgewater, NJ: Matrix Biology Institute, p. 79-87

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2004

Facile Route to Ultraflat SAM-Protected Gold Surfaces by "Amphiphile Splitting"

Gupta, P., Loos, K., Korniakov, A., Spagnoli, C., Cowman, M. & Ulman, A., Jan 16 2004, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 43, 4, p. 520-523 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methods for Determination of Hyaluronan Molecular Weight

Cowman, M. K. & Mendichi, R., Jul 14 2004, Chemistry and Biology of Hyaluronan. Elsevier Inc., p. 41-69 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Structure of carbohydrate-bound polynuclear iron oxyhydroxide nanoparticles in parenteral formulations

Kudasheva, D. S., Lai, J., Ulman, A. & Cowman, M. K., Nov 1 2004, In : Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry. 98, 11, p. 1757-1769 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2003

Activity of Candida rugosa lipase immobilized on γ-Fe2O3 magnetic nanoparticles

Dyal, A., Loos, K., Noto, M., Chang, S. W., Spagnoli, C., Shafi, K. V. P. M., Ulman, A., Cowman, M. & Gross, R. A., Feb 15 2003, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 125, 7, p. 1684-1685 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atomic force microscopy of hyaluronan polysaccharide on differing surfaces

Spagnoli, C., Lyubchenko, Y. L., Balazs, EA. & Cowman, M., 2003, In : Biophysical Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Imaging structured water and bound polysaccharide on mica surface at ambient temperature

Spagnoli, C., Loos, K., Ulman, A. & Cowman, M. K., Jun 11 2003, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 125, 23, p. 7124-7128 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide-co-1-vinylimidazole) hydrogel nanoparticles prepared and hydrophobically modified in liposome reactors: Atomic force microscopy and dynamic light scattering study

Kazakov, S., Kaholek, M., Kudasheva, D., Teraoka, I., Cowman, M. K. & Levon, K., Sep 16 2003, In : Langmuir. 19, 19, p. 8086-8093 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poly(vinyl alcohol) as versatile biomaterial for potential biomedical applications

Paradossi, G., Cavalieri, F., Chiessi, E., Spagnoli, C. & Cowman, M. K., Aug 1 2003, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 14, 8, p. 687-691 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2002

Equation of state for polymer solution

Matsuoka, S. & Cowman, M. K., Apr 15 2002, In : Polymer. 43, 12, p. 3447-3453 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tapping mode atomic force microscopy of hyaluronan and hylan A

Cowman, M., Li, M., Dyal, A. & Kanai, S., 2002, Hyaluronan. Kennedy, J. F., Phillips, G. O. & Williams, P. A. (eds.). Cambridge: Woodhead Publishing, p. 109-116

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Temperature effect on the dynamic rheological characteristics of hyaluronan, hylan A, and synvisc

Hoefling, J. M., Cowman, M., Matsuoka, S. & Balazs, E. A., 2002, Hyaluronan. Kennedy, J. F., Phillips, G. O. & Williams, P. A. (eds.). Cambridge: Woodhead Publishing, p. 103-108

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

The intrinsic viscosity of hyaluronan

Cowman, M. & Matsuoka, S., 2002, Hyaluronan. Kennedy, J. F., Phillips, G. O. & Williams, PA. (eds.). Cambridge: Woodhead Publishing, p. 75-78

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Viscosity of polymer solutions revisited

Matsuoka, S. & Cowman, M., 2002, Hyaluronan. Kennedy, J. F., Phillips, G. O. & Williams, P. A. (eds.). Cambridge: Woodhead Publishing, p. 79-88

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2001

13C NMR studies of hyaluronan. 2. Dependence of conformational dynamics on chain length and solvent

Cowman, M. K., Feder-Davis, J. & Hittner, D. M., Jan 1 2001, In : Macromolecules. 34, 1, p. 110-115 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2000

Concentration dependence of solution viscosities of rigid rod polymers

Kwei, T. K., Nakazawa, M., Matsuoka, S., Cowman, M. K. & Okamoto, Y., Jan 1 2000, In : Macromolecules. 33, 2, p. 235-236 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle