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Nilsson O, Baron, J. Fundamental limits on longitudinal bone growth: growth plate senescence and epiphyseal fusion, Trends Endocrinol Metab , 15:370-4, 2004.

Ross JL., Sandberg DE, Rose SR., Leschek, EW., Baron, J, Chipman JJ, Cassorla FG, , Quigley CA, Crowe BJ, Roberts K, Cutler, GB Jr. Psychological adaptation in children with idiopathic short stature treated with growth hormone or placebo. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 89:4873-4878, 2004.

Nwosu, BU, Coco, M, Jones, J, Barnes KM, Yanovski JA, Baron J. Short stature with normal growth hormone stimulation testing: Lack of evidence for partial growth hormone deficiency or insensitivity. Horm Res , 62:97-102, 2004.

Bakalov, VK, Van, P, Baron, J, Reynolds JC, Bondy, CA. Growth Hormone Therapy and Bone Mineral Density in Turner Syndrome. J Clin Endocrinol Metab , 89:4886-4889, 2004.

Leschek, E.W., Rose, S.R., Yanovski J.A., Troendle, J.F., Quigley, C.A., Chipman, J.J., Crowe, B.J., Ross, J.L., Cassorla, F.G., Cutler, G.B., Baron, J. Effect of growth hormone treatment on adult height in peripubertal children with idiopathic short stature: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 89:3140-3148, 2004.

Gafni, R.I., Baron, J. Overdiagnosis of osteoporosis in children due to misinterpretation of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA). J Pediatr , 144:253-257, 2004.

Flor, A., Leschek, EW, Merke, DP, Barnes, KM, Coco, M, Cutler GB, Baron, J. In boys with abnormal developmental tempo, maturation of the skeleton and the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis remain synchronous. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 89:236-241, 2004.

Weise M, Flor A, Barnes KM, Cutler GB, Baron J. Determinants of growth during gonadotropin-releasing hormone analog therapy for precocious puberty. J Clin Endocrinol Metab . 89:103-7, 2004

Bakalov, VK, Axelrod, L, Baron, J, Hanton, L, Nelson, LM, Reynolds, JC, Hill, SC, Troendle, JF and Bondy, CA. Selective reduction in cortical bone mineral density in Turner syndrome independent of ovarian hormone deficiency. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 88:5717-5722. 2003.

Bakalov, V., Chen, M.L., Baron, J., Hanton, L, Reynolds, J., Hill., S., Stratakis, C., Axelrod, L., Bondy, C.A. Bone mineral density and fractures in Turner syndrome. Am J Med , 115:259-264, 2003.

Nilsson, O., Falk, J., Ritzen, E.M., Baron, J., Savendahl, L. Raloxifene acts as an estrogen agonist on the rabbit growth plate. Endocrinology , 144 :1481-1485, 2003.

Cadet, E.R., Gafni, R.I., McCarthy, E.F., McCray, D.R., Bacher, J.D., Barnes, K.M., Baron, J. Mechanisms responsible for longitudinal growth of the cortex: coalescence of trabecular bone into cortical bone. J Bone Joint Surg Am , 85: 1739-1748, 2003.

Abad, V., Meyers, J.L., Weise, M., Gafni, R.I, Barnes, K.M., Nilsson, O., Bacher, J.D., Baron, J. The role of the resting zone in growth plate chondrogenesis. Endocrinology 143:1851-7, 2002.

Gafni, R.I, McCarthy, E.F., Hatcher, T., Meyers, J.L., Inoue, N., Reddy, C., Weise, M., Barnes, K.M., Abad, V., Baron, J. Recovery from osteoporosis through skeletal growth: Early bone mass acquisition has little effect on adult bone density. FASEB J. 16:736-8, 2002.

Mericq, M.V., Baron, J.: Ca2+-Sensing Receptor Abnormalities. In Chrousos, G.P, Olefsky, J.M., Samols, E. (ed). Hormone Resistance and Hypersensitivity States. Lipincott-Raven, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 289-300, 2002.

Nilsson O., Abad, V., Chrysis, D., Ritzen, E.M., Savendahl, L., Baron, J.
Estrogen receptor-alpha and beta are expressed throughout postnatal development in the rat and rabbit growth plate. J. Endocrinol. 173:407-14, 2002.

De Luca, F., Barnes, K.M., Uyeda, J.A., De-Levi, S., Abad, V., Palese, T., Mericq, M.V., Baron, J. Regulation of growth plate chondrogenesis by bone morphogenetic protein-2. Endocrinology 142:430-436, 2001.

Gafni, R.I., Weise, M., Robrecht, D.T., Meyers, J.L., Barnes, K.M., De-Levi, S., Baron, J. Catch-up growth is associated with delayed senescence of the growth plate in rabbits. Pediatr. Res. Nov;50(5):618-23, 2001.

Leschek E.W., Troendle, J.F., Yanovski, J.A., Rose, S.R., Bernstein D.B., Cutler, G.B., Baron, J. Effect of growth hormone treatment on testicular function, puberty, and adrenarche in boys in non-growth hormone-deficient short stature: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. J. Pediatr. 138:406-410, 2001.

Weise, M., De-Levi, S., Barnes, K.M., Gafni, R.I., Abad, V., Baron, J. Effects of estrogen on growth plate senescence and epiphyseal fusion. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A Jun 5;98(12):6871-6, 2001.

De Luca, F., Uyeda, J.A., Mericq, V., Mancilla, E.E., Yanovski, JA., Barnes, K.M., Zile, M.H., Baron, J. Retinoic acid is a potent regulator of growth plate chondrogenesis. Endocrinology 141:346-353, 2000.

Gafni, R.I., Baron, J. Catch-up Growth: Possible Mechanisms. Pediatr. Nephrol. 14:616-619, 2000.

Mericq, M.V., Uyeda, J.A., De Luca, F., Baron, J. Regulation of fetal rat bone growth by C-type natriuretic peptide and cGMP. Pediatr. Res. 47:1-5, 2000.

Rose, S.R., Baron, J., Bernstein D., Yanovski, J., Troendle, J.F., Leschek E., Chipman, J.J., Cutler, G.B. Suppression and recovery of GH secretion after GH injection in non-GH-deficient children. J. Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 13:281-288, 2000.

Abad, V., Uyeda, J.A., Temple, H. T., De Luca, F., Baron, J. Determinants of Spatial Polarity in the Growth Plate. Endocrinology 140: 958-962, 1999.

De Luca F., Baron, J. Control of bone growth by fibroblast growth factors. Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism 10(2): 61-65, 1999.

De Luca, F., Baron, J. Skeletal Maturation. The Endocrinologist 9:286-293, 1999.

Merke DP, Tajima T, Baron J, Cutler GB. Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism in a female caused by an X-linked recessive mutation in the DAX-1 gene. N Engl J Med. 340:1248-1252, 1999.

Stock, J.L., Brown, R.S., Baron, J., Coderre, J.A., Mancilla, E.E., De Luca, F., Ray, K., Mericq, M.V. Autosomal dominant hypoparathyroidism associated with short stature and premature osteoarthritis. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 84:3036-40, 1999.

De Luca, F., Baron, J. : Molecular biology and clinical importance of the Ca2+-sensing receptor. Current Opinions in Pediatrics 10:435-440, 1998.

Klein, K.O., Baron, J., Barnes, K.M., Pescovitz, O.H., Cutler, G.B. Use of an ultrasensitive recombinant cell bioassay to determine estrogen levels in girls with precocious puberty treated with a luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonist. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 83: 2387-2389, 1998.

Mancilla, E.E., De Luca, F., Baron, J. Activating Mutations of the Ca2+-Sensing Receptor. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism 64:198-204, 1998.

Mancilla, E.E., De Luca, F., Uyeda, J.A., Czerwiec, F.S., Baron, J. Effects of fibroblast growth factor-2 on longitudinal bone growth. Endocrinology 139:2900-2904, 1998.

Merke, D.P., Tajima, T., Chhabra, A., Barnes, K., Mancilla, E.E., Baron, J., Cutler, G.B. Novel CYP11B1 mutations in congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to steroid 11b-hydroxylase deficiency. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 83: 270-273, 1998.

De Luca, F., Ray, K., Mancilla, E.E., Fan, G.-F., Winer, K.K., Gore, P., Spiegel, A.M., Baron, J. Sporadic hypoparathyroidism caused by de novo gain-of-function mutations of the Ca2+-sensing receptor. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 82:2710-2715, 1997.

Heinrichs, C., Colli M.J., Yanovski, J.A., Laue, L., Gerstl, N.A., Kramer, A.D., Uyeda, J.A., Baron, J.: Effects of fasting on the growth plate: systemic and local mechanisms. Endocrinology 138:5359-5365, 1997.

Mancilla, E.E., De Luca, F., Ray, K., Winer, K.K., Fan G.-F., Baron, J.
A Ca2+-sensing receptor mutation causes hypoparathyroidism by increasing receptor sensitivity to Ca2+ and maximal signal transduction. Pediatr. Res. 42:443-447, 1997.

Baron, J., Winer, K.K., Yanovski, J.A., Cunningham, A.W., Laue, L., Zimmerman, D., Cutler, G.B. Jr.: Mutations in the Ca2+-sensing receptor gene cause autosomal dominant and sporadic hypoparathyroidism. Human Molecular Genetics 5: 601-606, 1996.

Heinrichs, C., Munson, P.J., Counts, D.R., Cutler, G.B., Jr., Baron, J.: Patterns of human growth. Science 268:442-444, 1995.

Klein, K.O., Demers, L.M., Santner, S.J., Baron, J., Cutler, G.B. Jr., Santen, R.J.:Use of ultra-sensitive recombinant cell bioassay to measure estrogen levels in women with breast cancer receiving the aromatase inhibitor, Letrozole. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 80:2658-2660, 1995.

Baron, J., Klein, K.O., Colli, M.J., Yanovski, J.A., Novosad, J.A., Bacher, J.D., Cutler, G.B. Jr.: Catch-up growth: a mechanism intrinsic to the growth plate. Endocrinology 135:1367-1371, 1994.

Baron, J., Oerter, K.E., Yanovski, J.A., Novosad, J.A., Bacher, J.D., Bolander, M.E., Cutler, G.B., Jr.: Induction of growth plate cartilage ossification by basic fibroblast growth factor. Endocrinology, 135:2790-2793, 1994.

Domene H.M., Marin, G., Sztein, J., Yu, Y.M., Baron, J., Cassorla, F.G.: Estradiol inhibits growth hormone receptor gene expression in rabbit liver. Mol. Cell. Endocrinol. 103: 81-87, 1994.

Heinrichs, C., Yanovski, J.A., Roth, A., Yu, Y.M., Domene, H.M., Yano, K., Cutler, G.B., Jr., Baron, J.: Dexamethasone administration increases growth hormone receptor gene expression in liver and growth plate. Endocrinology 135:1113-1118, 1994.

Klein, K.O., Baron, J., Colli, M.J., McDonnell, D.P., Cutler, G.B., Jr.: Estrogen levels in childhood determined by a new ultra-sensitive recombinant cell bioassay. J. Clin. Invest. 94:2475-2480, 1994.

Oerter, K.E., Munson, P.J., Bacher, J.D., Cutler, G.B. Jr., Baron, J.: Linear growth in the rabbit is continuous, not saltatory. Endocrinology 134:1317-1320, 1994.

Baron, J., Huang, Z., Oerter, K.E., Bacher. J.D. , Cutler, G.B. Jr.: Dexamethasone acts locally to inhibit longitudinal bone growth in the rabbit. Am. J. Physiol. 263: E489-E492, 1992.

Oerter, K.E., Sobel, A., Rose, S.R., Christiano, A., Malley, J.D., Cutler, G.B. Jr., Baron, J.: Combining insulin-like growth factor I and mean spontaneous nighttime growth hormone levels for the diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 75: 1413-1420, 1992.

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