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Endicott, J, Holden, P and Fitzgerald, J. (2017). Authentication of collagen VI antibodies BMC Research Notes. Published online July 29th, 2017. https://bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13104-017-2674-x.

Fitzgerald, J. (2017) Cartilage breakdown in microgravity - A problem for long-term spaceflight? Nature Partner Journal - Regenerative Medicine. Published online April 11, 2017. doi: 10.1038/s41536-017-0016-1. http://www.nature.com/articles/s41536-017-0016-1 .

Feist, C., Holden, P. and Fitzgerald, J. (2016) Novel compound heterozygous mutations in inositol polyphosphate phosphatase-like 1 in a family with severe opsismodysplasia. Clin Dysmorphol. 25(4):152-5. PMCID: PMC4995133

Fitzgerald, J (2016) Enhanced cartilage repair in 'healer' mice-New leads in the search for better clinical options for cartilage repair. Semin Cell Dev Biol. Apr 26. pii: S1084-9521(16)30122-7. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2016.04.018. PMID: 27130635

Fradet, A and Fitzgerald, J. INPPL1 gene mutations in Opsismodysplasia (2016). J Hum Genet. Oct 6. doi: 10.1038/jhg.2016.119. PMID: 27708270

Fitzgerald J, Holden, P and Hansen, U. (2013) The expanded collagen VI family: New chains and new questions. Connective Tissue Research. 54(6):345-350.

Fitzgerald J, Holden P, Wright H, Wilmot B, Hata A, Steiner RD and Basel D (2013) Phenotypic variability in individuals with type V osteogenesis imperfecta with identical IFITM5 mutations. J. Rare Disorders. 1(2): 37-42.

Farooq MR, Hashimoto, S, Johnson, EE, Janiszak, KL, Fitzgerald, J. Heber-Katz, E., Cheverud JM. And Sandell. LJ. (2012) Heritability of articular cartilage regeneration and its association with ear-wound healing Arthritis and Rheumatism. 64(7):2300-10.

Bader HL, Wang LW, Ho JC, Tran T, Holden P, Fitzgerald J, Atit, RP, Reinhardt, DP, and Apte, SS (2012). A Disintegrin-Like and Metalloprotease Domain Containing Thrombospondin Type 1 Motif-like 5 (ADAMTSL5) is a novel fibrillin-1-, fibrillin-2-, and heparin-binding member of the ADAMTS superfamily containing a netrin-like module. Matrix Biology. 31(7-8):398-411.

Hansen U, Allen JM, White RW, Moscibrocki, C, Bruckner, P, Bateman, JF and Fitzgerald, J. (2012) WARP interacts with collagen VI-containing microfibrils in the pericellular matrix of human chondrocytes. PLoS One, epub Dec. 26.

Allen JM, Zamurs L, Brachvogel B, Schlotzer-Schrehardt U, Hansen U, Lamande SR, Rowley L, Fitzgerald J, and Bateman JF. (2009) Mice lacking the extracellular matrix protein WARP develop normally but have compromised peripheral nerve structure and function. J Biol Chem. 284(18):12020-30

Fitzgerald, J., Rich, C, Burkhardt, D., Allen, J. Herzka, A. and Little, C. B. (2008) Evidence for articular regeneration in MRL/MpJ mice. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 16(11):1319-26. This paper was the subject of an editorial in Osteoarthritis and Cartilage (Progress towards a molecular basis for joint surface repair by Lories and Luyten, v17, 693-4, June 2009).

Fitzgerald J, Rich C, Zhou FH, and Hansen U. (2008) Three novel collagen VI chains, alpha 4(VI), alpha 5(VI) and alpha 6(VI). J Biol Chem. 283(29):20170-80.

Allen, J, Brachvogel, B, Farlie, P. G, Fitzgerald, J. and Bateman, J.F. (2008) The extracellular matrix protein WARP is a novel component of a distinct subset of basement membranes. Matrix Biology 27(4):295-305.

Allen, J., Bateman J. F., Hansen, U., Wilson, R., Bruckner, P., Owens, R.T., Sasaki, T., Timpl, R. and Fitzgerald, J. (2006) WARP is a novel multimeric component of the chondrocyte pericellular matrix that interacts with perlecan. J. Biol. Chem. 281 (11): 7341-7349.

Fitzgerald, J. and Bateman, J.F. (2004) Why mice have lost genes for COL21A1, STK17A, GPR145 and AHRI: evidence for gene deletion at evolutionary breakpoints in the rodent lineage. Trends in Genetics 20: 408-412.

Fitzgerald, J. and Bateman, J. F. (2003) Is there an evolutionary relationship between WARP (von Willebrand factor A-related protein) and the FACIT and FACIT-like collagens?. FEBS Lett. 552: 91-94.

Fitzgerald, J., Ting, S. T. and Bateman, J. F. (2002) WARP is a new member of the von Willebrand factor A-domain superfamily of extracellular matrix proteins. FEBS Lett. 517: 61-66.

Fitzgerald, J., Mörgelin, M., Selan, C., Wiberg, C., Keene, D. R., Lamandé, S. R and Bateman, J. F. (2001) The amino-terminal N5 subdomain of the ?3(VI) chain is important for collagen VI microfibril formation. J Biol. Chem. 276 (1): 187-193.

Fitzgerald, J. and Bateman, J. F. (2001) A new FACIT of the collagen family: COL21A1. FEBS Lett. 505: 275-280.

Fitzgerald, J., Dietz, T. and Hughes-Fulford, M. (2000) Prostaglandin E2-induced upregulation of c-fos mRNA is primarily mediated by cAMP in MC3T3-E1 osteoblasts. Endocrinology. 141 (1): 291-298.

Fitzgerald, J., Kennedy, D., Viseshakul, N., Cohen, B. N., Mattick, J., Bateman, J. F. and Forsayeth, J. R. (2000) UNCL, the mammalian homologue of UNC-50, is an inner nuclear membrane RNA-binding protein. Brain Research 877 (1): 110-123.

Fitzgerald, J. and Hughes-Fulford, M. (1999) Mechanically induced c-fos expression is mediated by cAMP in MC3T3-E1 osteoblasts. FASEB. J. 13: 553-557.

Fitzgerald, J., Lamandé, S. L. and Bateman, J. F. (1999) Proteasomal degradation of unassembled mutant pro ?1(I) collagen chains. J. Biol. Chem. 274 (39): 27392-27398.

Hughes-Fulford, M., Tjandrawinata, R., Fitzgerald, J, Gasuad, K. and Gilbertson, V. (1998) Effects of microgravity on osteoblast growth. Gravitational and Space Biology Bulletin 11(2): 51-60.

Xia, H., Fitzgerald, J., Forsayeth, J. R. and Bredt, D. (1997). Detection of mycoplasma infection of mammalian cells. Biotechniques 22: 934-936.

Fitzgerald, J., Dahl, H-H. M, Jakobsen, I. and Easteal, S. (1996). Evolution of mammalian X- linked and autosomal pgk and pdh E1? subunit genes. Mol. Biol. and Evol. 13 (7): 1023-1031.

Fitzgerald, J. and Hughes-Fulford, M. (1996). Gravitational loading of a simulated launch alters mRNA expression in osteoblasts. Exp. Cell Res. 228 (1): 168-171.

Fitzgerald, J., Wilcox, S. A., Graves, J. A. M. and Dahl, H-H. M. (1993). A Eutherian X-linked gene, PDHA1, is autosomal in marsupials. A model for the evolution of a second, testis-specific variant in eutherian mammals. Genomics 18: 636-642.

Fitzgerald, J., Dahl, H-H. M. and Iannello, R. C. (1994). Differential Expression of Two Testis- Specific Transcripts of the Mouse Pdha-2 gene During Spermatogenesis. DNA and Cell Biology. 13 (5): 531-537.

Fitzgerald, J., Hutchison, W. M. and Dahl, H-H. M. (1992). Isolation and characterisation of the mouse pyruvate dehydrogenase E1? genes. Biochem. Biophys. Acta 1131: 83-90.


Fitzgerald J (2016) Early findings from BION-M1: Effects of 30 days of microgravity on cartilage. In Space Research Project "Bion-M1" Biomedical Experiments and Investigations A.I. Grigoriev, Ed. Moscow, IMBP, pp284-289

Hughes-Fulford, M., Tjandrawinata, R., Fitzgerald, J, Gasuad, K. and Gilbertson, V. (1999) Effect of microgravity on osteoblast growth activation: Analysis of transcription, translation and morphology in ESA Biorack flight STS-76. In 'Biorack on Spacehab' (M. Perry, Ed) European Space Agency ISBN 92-9092-484-5

Dahl, H-H. M., Fitzgerald, J. and Iannello, R. C. (1996) The sperm-specific Pyruvate Dehydrogenase E1? genes. In 'Alpha-Keto Acid Dehydrogenase Complexes' (M. S. Patel, T. E. Roche and R. A. Harris, Ed).

Iannello, R. C., Fitzgerald, J. and Dahl, H-H. M. (1992) The Mouse Testis-Specific PDH E1? Subunit: Transcriptional Expression and Interaction of the Proximal Promoter with Putative Transcription Factors. In 'Mammalian Sex Chromosomes and Sex Determining Genes' (K. Reed and J. Graves, Ed)