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    Ma Y, Yue J, Zhang Y, Shi C, Odenwald M, Liang WG, Wei Q, Goel A, Gou X, Zhang J, Chen SY, Tang WJ, Turner JR, Yang F, Liang H, Qin H, Wu X. ACF7 regulates inflammatory colitis and intestinal wound response by orchestrating tight junction dynamics. Nat Commun 8:15375, 2017.

    Fan J, Wei Q, Liao J, Zou Y, Song D, Xiong D, Ma C, Hu X, Qu X, Chen L, Li L, Yu Y, Yu X, Zhang Z, Zhao C, Zeng Z, Zhang R, Yan S, Wu T, Wu X, Shu Y, Lei J, Li Y, Zhang W, Haydon RC, Luu HH, Huang A, He TC, Tang H. Noncanonical Wnt signaling plays an important role in modulating canonical Wnt-regulated stemness, proliferation and terminal differentiation of hepatic progenitors. Oncotarget 8:27105-27119, 2017. PMC5432321


    Mao, A.-P., Constantinides, M.G., Mathew, R., Zuo, Z., Chen, X., Weirauch, M.T., and A. Bendelac. 2016. Multiple levels of transcriptional regulation by PLZF in NKT cell development. Proc. Natl.Acad. Sci (USA) 113:7602-7

    Yue J, Zhang Y, Liang W, Gou X, Lee P, Liu H, Lyu W, Tang WJ, Chen SY, Yang F, Liang H, Wu X. In vivo epidermal migration requires focal adhesion targeting of ACF7. Nature Communications, 2016 May 24; 7:11692. PMID: 27216888.

    Malchow, S, Leventhal, DS, Lee, V, Nishi, S, Socci, ND, and Savage, P.  2016  Aire Enforces Immune Tolerance by Directing Autoreactive T Cells into the Regulatory T Cell Lineage. Immunity 17;44(5):1102-13. PMID: 27130899

    Leventhal, DS, Gilmore, DC, Berger, JM, Nishi, S, Lee, V, Malchow, S, Kline, DE, Kline, J, Vander Griend, DJ, Huang, H, Socci, ND, and Savage, P.  2016  Dendritic Cells Coordinate the Development and Homeostasis of Organ Specific Regulatory T Cells. Immunity 19;44(4):847-859. PMID: 27037189.

    Shun Lu, Jing Wang, Jixing Ye, Yulong Zou, Yunxiao Zhu, Qiang Wei, Xin Wang, Shengli Tang, Hao Liu, Jiaming Fan, Fugui Zhang, Evan M. Farina, Maryam M. Mohammed, Dongzhe Song, Junyi Liao, Jiayi Huang, Dan Guo, Minpeng Lu, Feng Liu, Jianxiang Liu, Li Li, Chao Ma, Xue Hu, Michael J. Lee, Russell R. Reid, Guillermo A. Ameer, Dongsheng Zhou*, and Tong-Chuan He* (2016) Bone morphogenetic protein 9 (BMP9) induces effective bone formation from reversibly immortalized multipotent adipose-derived (iMAD) mesenchymal stem cells. American Journal of Translational Research.2016 Sep 15;8(9):3710-3730.

    Sahitya K. Denduluri, Bryan Scott, Joseph D. Lamplot, Liangjun Yin, Zhengjian Yan, Zhongliang Wang, Jixing Ye, Jing Wang, Qiang Wei, Maryam K. Mohammed, Rex C. Haydon, Richard Kang, Tong-Chuan He, Aravind Athiviraham, Sherwin H. Ho*, and Lewis L. Shi* (2016) Immortalized Mouse Achilles Tenocytes Demonstrate Long-Term Proliferative Capacity while Retaining Tenogenic Properties. Tissue Engineering, Part C: Methods. 22(3): 280-289, PMID: 26959762  (* corresponding authors)

    Zhengjian Yan, Liangjun Yin, Zhongliang Wang, Jixing Ye, Zhonglin Zhang, Ruifang Li, Sahitya K. Denduluri, Jing Wang, Qiang Wei, Lianggong Zhao, Shun Lu, Xin Wang, Shengli Tang, Lewis L. Shi, Michael J. Lee, Tong-Chuan He* and Zhong-Liang Deng* (2016) A novel organ culture model of mouse intervertebral disc tissues. Cells Tissues Organs. 201(1):38-50; PMID: 26447649 (*corresponding authors)

    Ward MA, Pierre JF, Leal RF, Huang Y, Shogan B, Dalal SR, Weber CR, Leone VA, Musch MW, An GC, Rao MC, Rubin DT, Raffals LE, Antonopoulos DA, Sogin ML, Hyman NH, Alverdy JC, Chang EB. Insights into the pathogenesis of ulcerative colitis from a murine model of stasis-induced dysbiosis, colonic metaplasia, and genetic susceptibility. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 310:G973-88, 2016. PMC4935476

    Shi Y, Liu T, He L, Dougherty U, Chen L, Adhikari S, Alpert L, Zhou G, Liu W, Wang J, Deb DK, Hart J, Liu SQ, Kwon J, Pekow J, Rubin DT, Zhao Q, Bissonnette M, Li YC. Activation of the Renin-Angiotensin System Promotes Colitis Development. Sci Rep 6:27552, 2016. PMC4897651

    Zook EC, Ramirez K, Guo X, van der Voort G, Sigvardsson M, Svensson EC, Fu YX, Kee BL. The ETS1 transcription factor is required for the development and cytokine-induced expansion of ILC2. J Exp Med 213:687-96, 2016. PMC4854726


    McDonald, B.D, Bunker, J.J., Erickson, S.A., Masatsugu, O.-H., and A. Bendelac. 2015. Crossreactive ab TCRs are the predominant targets of thymic negative selection. Immunity 43, 859-69.

    Constantinides MG, Gudjonson H, McDonald BD, Ishizuka IE, Verhoef PA, Dinner AR, Bendelac A. PLZF expression maps the early stages of ILC1 lineage development. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Apr 21;112(16):5123-8. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423244112.

    Liu H, Yue J, Lei Q, Gou X, Chen SY, He YY, Wu X. Photochem Photobiol, Ultraviolet B inhibits skin wound healing by affecting focal adhesion dynamics. 2015 Jul-Aug; 91 (4): 909-16. PMID: 25918970.

    Liu H, Yue J, Huang H, Gou X, Chen SY, Zhao Y, Wu X. Regulation of focal adhesion dynamics and cell motility by EB2 and Hax1 complex. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2015 Nov 2. PMID: 26527684.

    Joseph D. Lamplot*, Bo Liu*, Liangjun Yin, Wenwen Zhang, Zhongliang Wang, Gaurav Luther, Eric Wagner, Ruidong Li, Guoxin Nan, Wei Shui, Zhengjian Yan, Richard Rames, Fang Deng, Hongmei Zhang, Zhan Liao, Wei Liu, Junhui Zhang, Zhonglin Zhang, Qian Zhang, Jixing Ye, Youlin Deng, Min Qiao, Rex C. Haydon, Hue H Luu, Jovito Angeles, Lewis L. Shi, Tong-Chuan He#, and Sherwin H. Ho# (2015) Reversibly Immortalized Mouse Articular Chondrocytes Acquire Long-Term Proliferative Capability while Retaining Chondrogenic Phenotype. Cell Transplantation  24(6):1053-1066 PMID: 24800751 (*equal contributions; #corresponding authors).

    Vasanthakumar A, Zullow H, Lepore JB, Thomas K, Young N, Anastasi J, Reardon CA, Godley LA. Epigenetic Control of Apolipoprotein E Expression Mediates Gender-Specific Hematopoietic Regulation. Stem Cells 33:3643-54, 2015. PMC4713251

    Gomez-Marin C, Tena JJ, Acemel RD, Lopez-Mayorga M, Naranjo S, de la Calle-Mustienes E, Maeso I, Beccari L, Aneas I, Vielmas E, Bovolenta P, Nobrega MA, Carvajal J, Gomez-Skarmeta JL. Evolutionary comparison reveals that diverging CTCF sites are signatures of ancestral topological associating domains borders. PNAS 112:7542-7, 2015. PMC4475986

    Shenaq DS, Teven CM, Seitz IA, Rastegar F, Greives MR, He TC, Reid RR. Characterization of Reversibly Immortalized Calvarial Mesenchymal Progenitor Cells. J Craniofac Surg 26:1207-13, 2015. PMC4470299

    Wilks J, Lien E, Jacobson AN, Fischbach MA, Qureshi N, Chervonsky AV, Golovkina TV. Mammalian Lipopolysaccharide Receptors Incorporated into the Retroviral Envelope Augment Virus Transmission. Cell Host & Microbe 18:456-462, 2015.


    Constantinides MG, McDonald BD, Verhoef PA, Bendelac A. 2014. A committed precursor to innate lymphoid cells. Nature. 2014 Apr 17;508(7496):397-401. doi: 10.1038/nature13047.

    Yue J, Xie M, Gou X, Lee P, Schneider MD, Wu X. Microtubules regulate focal adhesion dynamics through MAP4K4. Developmental Cell, 2014 Dec8; 31 (5): 572-85. PMID: 25490267.

    Ratnam S, Engler P, Bozek G, Mao L, Podlutsky A, Austad S, Martin T, Storb U. Identification of Ssm1b, a novel modifier of DNA methylation, and its expression during mouse embryogenesis. Development 141:2024-34, 2014. PMC4011089

    Zhong R, Pytynia M, Pelizzari C, Spiotto M. Bioluminescent imaging of HPV-positive oral tumor growth and its response to image-guided radiotherapy. Cancer Res 74:2073-81, 2014. PMC4662542

    Tiberi L, Bonnefont J, van den Ameele J, Le Bon SD, Herpoel A, Bilheu A, Baron BW, Vanderhaeghen P. A BCL6/BCOR/SIRT1 complex triggers neurogenesis and suppresses medulloblastoma by repressing Sonic Hedgehog signaling. Cancer Cell 26:797-812, 2014.

    Smemo S, Tena JJ, Kim KH, Gamazon ER, Sakabe NJ, Gomez-Marin C, Aneas I, Credidio FL, Sobreira DR, Wasserman NF, Lee JH, Puviindran V, Tam D, Shen M, Son JE, Vakili NA, Sung HK, Naranjo S, Acemel RD, Manzanares M, Nagy A, Cox NJ, Hui CC, Gomez-Skarmeta JL, Nobrega MA. Obesity-associated variants within FTO form long-range functional connections with IRX3. Nature 507:371-5, 2014. PMC4113484