Zhang, X., Wang, Y., Song, J., Gerwien, H., Chuquisana, O., Chashchina, A., Denz, C. and Sorokin, L. (2020). The endothelial basement membrane - a check point for entry of pathogenic T cells into the brain. J. Exp. Med. 217 (7), in press, doi: 10.1084/jem.20191339

Hannocks, M-J., Zhang, X., Gerwien, H., Chashchina, A., Burmeister, M., Korpos, E., Song, J., Sorokin, L. (2019). The gelatinases, MMP-2 and MMP-9, as fine tuners of neuroinflammatory processes. Matrix Biol. 75-76, 102-113. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-04916-x.

Hannocks, M-J., Pizzo, M. E., Huppert, J., Deshpande, T., Abbot, J., Thorne, R. G.  and Sorokin, L. (2018). Molecular characterization of the perivascular drainage pathways in the murine brain. J. Cerebr. Blood Flow Metabol. 38, 669-686. doi: 10.1177/0271678X17749689.

Song, J., Büscher, K., Zhang, X., Wang, Y., Wang, H., Di Russo, J., Li, L., Ludke-Enking, S., Zarbock, A., Stadtmann, A., Striewski, P., Wirth, B., Kurmanov, I., Wiendl, H., Schulte, D., Vestweber, D. and Sorokin, L. (2017). Endothelial basement membrane laminin 511 contributes to endothelial junctional tightness and thereby inhibits leukocyte transmigration. Cell Reports 18, 1256-1269. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2016.12.092

Gerwien, H., Hermann, S., Zhang, X., Korpos, E., Song, J., Kopka, K., Faust, A., Wenning, C., Gross, C. C., Honold, L., Melzer, N., Opdenakker, G., Wiendl, H., Schäfers, M., Sorokin, L. (2016) Imaging matrix metalloproteinase activity in multiple sclerosis as a specific marker of leukocyte penetration of the blood-brain barrier. Sci. Trans. Med. 8, 364ra152. Highlighted in Nature Review Neurology online Nov 25 2016, doi:10.1038/nrneurol.2016.183.

Di Russo, J., Luik, A-L., Yousif, L., Oberleithner, H., Hofschröer, V., Klingauf, J., van Bavel, E., Bakker, E. N.T.P., Hellstrand, P., Bhattachariya, A., Albinsson, S., Pincet, F., Hallmann, R. and Sorokin, L. (2017). Endothelial basement membrane laminin 511 is essential for shear stress response. EMBO J. 36, 183-201. doi: 10.15252/embj.201694756.

Gerwien, H., Hermann, S., Zhang, X., Korpos, E., Song, J., Kopka, K., Faust, A., Wenning, C., Gross, C. C., Honold, L., Melzer, N., Opdenakker, G., Wiendl, H., Schäfers, M., Sorokin, L. (2016) Imaging Matrix Metalloproteinase Activity in Multiple Sclerosis as a Specific Marker of Leukocyte Penetration of the Blood-Brain Barrier. Sci. Trans. Med. 8, 364ra152. Highlighted in Nature Review Neurology online Nov 25 2016, doi:10.1038/nrneurol.2016.183

Buscher, K., Wang, H., Zhang, X., Lütke-Enking, S., Mayadas, T. N., Ley, K., Sorokin, L. and Song, J. (2016). Protection from septic peritonitis by rapid neutrophil recruitment through omental high endothelial venules. Nature Comm. 7, 10828. doi: 10.1038/ncomms10828.

Song, J., Wu, C., Agrawal, S., Korpos, E., Wang, Y., Faber, C., Schäfers, M., Körner, H., Opdenakker, G., Hallmann, R. and Sorokin, L. (2015). Focal MMP-2 and MMP-9 activity at the blood-brain barrier (BBB) promotes chemokine-induced leukocyte migration. Cell Reports 10, 1040-1054.

Hallmann, R., Zhang, X., Di Russo, J., Li, L., Song, J., Hannocks, M-J., Sorokin, L (2015) The regulation of immune cell trafficking by the extracellular matrix. Curr. Opin. Cell Biol. 36, 54-61.
 
Song, J., Lokmic, Z., Lämmermann, T., Rolf, J., Wu, C., Zhang, X., Hallmann, R., Hannocks, M., Horn, N., Ruegg, M. A., Sonnenberg, A., Georges-Labouesse, E., Winkler, T.,  Kearney,  J. F., Cardell, S. and Sorokin, L. (2013). The extracellular matrix of secondary lymphoid organs impacts on B cell fate and survival. PNAS 110, E2915-2924.

Korpos, E., Kadri, N., Kappelhoff, R., Wegner, J., Overall, C., Weber, E., Holmberg, D., Cardell, S. and Sorokin, L. (2012). The peri-islet basement membrane, a barrier to infiltrating leukocytes in type 1 diabetes in mouse and man. Diabetes 62, 531-542. 

Sorokin, L. (2010). The impact of the extracellular matrix on inflammation. Nature Rev. Immunol. 10, 712-723.

Wu, C, Ivars, F., Andersson, P., Hallmann, R., Vestweber, D., Nilsson, P., Robenek, H., Tryggvason, K., Song, J., Korpos, E., Loser, K., Beissert, S., Georges-Labouesse, E.  and Sorokin, L. (2009). Endothelial basement membrane laminin α5 selectively  Inhibits T lymphocyte extravasation into the brain. Nature Medicine 15, 519-527.

Wu, C., Rauch, U., Korpos,  E., Song, J., Loser, K., Crocker, P. R. and Sorokin, L.M. (2009). Sialoadhesin-Positive Macrophages Bind Regulatory T Cells, Negatively Controlling their Expansion and Autoimmune Disease Progression. J Immunol. 182, 6508-6516 .

Agrawal, S., Anderson, P., Durbeej,  M., van Rooijen, N., Ivars, F., Opdenakker, G.,  and Sorokin, L. M. (2006). Dystroglycan is selectively cleaved at the parenchymal basement membrane at sites of leukocyte extravasation  in experimental autoimmune  encephalomyelitis.  J. Exp. Med. 203, 1007-1019.

Sixt, M., Kanazawa, N., Selg, M., Samson, T., Roos, G., Reinhardt, D. P., Papst, R., Lutz, M. B. and Sorokin, L. (2005). The conduit system transports soluble antigens from the afferent lymph to resident dendritic cells in the T cell area of the lymph node. Immunity 22, 19-30.

Hallmann, R., Horn, N., Selg, M., Wendler, O., Pausch, F. and Sorokin, L. M. (2005). Expression and function of laminins in the embryogenonic and mature of vasculature. Physiol. Rev. 85, 979-1000.