Margarita
 
E.
 
De La Llera-Moya
Email: 
moya@email.chop.edu
Address: 
The Children?s Hospital of Philadelphia Joseph Stokes Jr. Research Institute Abramson Research Center, Suite 302A 3516 Civic Center Blvd.
(215) 590-0584
Affiliations
Expertise
Appointments
Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2000 – 2010)
Education
Ph.D., Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Course in Technical Writing (Drexel Univ., Phila., PA) (1977)
M.S., Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1969)
B.S., Barry College, Miami, Florida (1966)
Selected Publications
Thuahnai, S.T., M. de la Llera-Moya, M.Connelly, S. Lund-Katz, G.H. Rothblat, D.L. Williams, M.C. Phillips. Influence of HDL Particle Size on Scavenger Receptor (SR)-BI-mediated Flux of Cholesterol Between HDL and Cells. 4th Annual Conference on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, Washington, DC. 2003 May.
Rothblat, G.H., M. de la Llera-Moya, E. Favari, P.G. Yancey, G. Kellner-Weibel. Cellular Cholesterol Flux Studies: Methodological Considerations. Atherosclerosis. Vol 163. 2002:1-8.
Connelly, M.A., de la Llera-Moya, M., Monzo, P., Yancey, P.G., Drazul, D., Stoudt, G., Fournier, N., Klein, S.M., Rothblat, G.H., Williams, D.L. Analysis of Chimeric Receptors Shows that Multiple Distinct Functional Activities of Scavenger Receptor, Class B, Type I (SR-BI), are Localized to the Extracellular Receptor Domain. Biochemistry. Vol 40(17). 2001:5249-5259.
de la Llera-Moya, M., Connelly, M.A., Drazul, D., Klein, S.M., Favari, E., Yancey, P.G., Williams, D.L., Rothblat, G.H. Scavenger Receptor Class B Type I Affects Cholesterol Homeostasis by Magnifying Cholesterol Flux Between Cells and HDL. J. Lipid Res. Vol 42. 2001:1969-1978.
Kellner-Weibel, G., M. de la Llera-Moya, M.A. Connelly, G. Stoudt, A.E. Christian, M.P. Haynes, D.L. Williams, and G.H. Rothblat. Expression of Scavenger Receptor BI in COS-7 Cells Alters Cholesterol Content and Distribution. Biochem. Vol 39. 2000:221-229.
Williams, D.L., M. de la Llera-Moya, S.T. Thuahnai, S. Lund-Katz, M.A. Connelly, S. Azhar, G.M. Anantharamaiah, and M.C. Phillips. Binding and Cross-linking Studies Show That Scavenger Receptor BI Interacts with Multiple Sites in Apolipoprotein A-I and Identify the Class A Amphipathic ?Ñ-Helix as a Recognition Motif. J. Biol. Chem.. Vol 275. 2000:18897-18904.
Yancey, P.G., M. de la Llera-Moya, S. Swarnakar, P. Monzo, S.M. Klein, M.A. Connelly, W.J. Johnson, D.L. Williams, and G.H. Rothblat. HDL Phospholipid Composition is a Major Determinant of the Bi-directional Flux and Net Movement of Cellular Free Cholesterol Mediated by Scavenger Receptor-BI (SR-BI). J. Biol. Chem. Vol 275. 2000:36596-36604.
de la Llera-Moya, M., G.H. Rothblat, M.A. Connelly, G. Kellner-Weibel, S.W. Sakr, M.C. Phillips and D.L. Williams. Scavenger Receptor B1 (SR-B1) Mediates Free Cholesterol Flux Independently of HDL tethering to the Cell Surface. J. Lipid Res. Vol 40. 1999:575-580.
Fournier, N., V. Atger, J.-L. Paul, M. de la Llera-Moya,, G. Rothblat, and N. Moatti. Fractional Efflux and Net Change in Cellular Cholesterol Content Mediated by Sera from Mice Expressing both Human Apolipoprotein AI and Human Lecithin:Cholesterol Acyltransferase Genes. Atherosclerosis. Vol 147. 1999:227-235.
Rothblat, G.H., M. de la Llera-Moya, V. Atger, G. Kellner-Weibel, D.L. Williams and M.C. Phillips.. Cell Cholesterol Efflux: Integration of Old and New Observations Provides New Insights. J. Lipid Res. Vol 40. 1999:781-796.