Anna Means
Assistant Professor
Last active: 1/6/2017

  1. Dynamic distribution of claudin proteins in pancreatic epithelia undergoing morphogenesis or neoplastic transformation. Westmoreland JJ, Drosos Y, Kelly J, Ye J, Means AL, Washington MK, Sosa-Pineda B (2012) Dev Dyn 241(3): 583-94
    › Primary publication · 22275141 (PubMed) · PMC3288608 (PubMed Central)
  2. Epithelial tissues have varying degrees of susceptibility to Kras(G12D)-initiated tumorigenesis in a mouse model. Ray KC, Bell KM, Yan J, Gu G, Chung CH, Washington MK, Means AL (2011) PLoS One 6(2): e16786
    › Primary publication · 21311774 (PubMed) · PMC3032792 (PubMed Central)
  3. Connective tissue growth factor acts within both endothelial cells and beta cells to promote proliferation of developing beta cells. Guney MA, Petersen CP, Boustani A, Duncan MR, Gunasekaran U, Menon R, Warfield C, Grotendorst GR, Means AL, Economides AN, Gannon M (2011) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108(37): 15242-7
    › Primary publication · 21876171 (PubMed) · PMC3174622 (PubMed Central)
  4. Adult pancreatic acinar cells give rise to ducts but not endocrine cells in response to growth factor signaling. Blaine SA, Ray KC, Anunobi R, Gannon MA, Washington MK, Means AL (2010) Development 137(14): 2289-96
    › Primary publication · 20534672 (PubMed) · PMC2889602 (PubMed Central)
  5. Transmembrane and soluble isoforms of heparin-binding epidermal growth factor-like growth factor regulate distinct processes in the pancreas. Ray KC, Blaine SA, Washington MK, Braun AH, Singh AB, Harris RC, Harding PA, Coffey RJ, Means AL (2009) Gastroenterology 137(5): 1785-94
    › Primary publication · 19689925 (PubMed) · PMC2767440 (PubMed Central)
  6. Pancreatic ductal morphogenesis and the Pdx1 homeodomain transcription factor. Wescott MP, Rovira M, Reichert M, von Burstin J, Means A, Leach SD, Rustgi AK (2009) Mol Biol Cell 20(22): 4838-44
    › Primary publication · 19793922 (PubMed) · PMC2777112 (PubMed Central)
  7. Multiple, temporal-specific roles for HNF6 in pancreatic endocrine and ductal differentiation. Zhang H, Ables ET, Pope CF, Washington MK, Hipkens S, Means AL, Path G, Seufert J, Costa RH, Leiter AB, Magnuson MA, Gannon M (2009) Mech Dev 126(11-12): 958-73
    › Primary publication · 19766716 (PubMed) · PMC2783291 (PubMed Central)
  8. Epidermal growth factor receptor regulates pancreatic fibrosis. Blaine SA, Ray KC, Branch KM, Robinson PS, Whitehead RH, Means AL (2009) Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 297(3): G434-41
    › Primary publication · 19608732 (PubMed) · PMC2739824 (PubMed Central)
  9. A CK19(CreERT) knockin mouse line allows for conditional DNA recombination in epithelial cells in multiple endodermal organs. Means AL, Xu Y, Zhao A, Ray KC, Gu G (2008) Genesis 46(6): 318-23
    › Primary publication · 18543299 (PubMed) · PMC3735352 (PubMed Central)
  10. Pancreatic epithelial plasticity mediated by acinar cell transdifferentiation and generation of nestin-positive intermediates. Means AL, Meszoely IM, Suzuki K, Miyamoto Y, Rustgi AK, Coffey RJ, Wright CV, Stoffers DA, Leach SD (2005) Development 132(16): 3767-76
    › Primary publication · 16020518 (PubMed)