Publications

Yu M, Ma, L, Yuan Y, Ye X, Montagne, A, He J, Ho T, Wu Y, Zhao Z, Maria NS, Jacobs R, Urata M, Wang H, Zlokovic BZ, Chen JF, Chai Y. (2021) Cranial Suture Regeneration Mitigates Skull and Neurocognitive Defects in Craniosynostosis. Cell 184(1): P243-P256.

Zhao H, Feng J, Ho TV, Grimes WC, Urata MM, and Chai Y. 2015. The suture provides a niche for mesenchymal stem cells of craniofacial bones. Nature Cell Biology 17, 386-396.

Chai Y, Jiang X, Ito Y, Bringas, Jr. P, Han J, Rowitch D, Soriano P, McMahon A, and Sucov H. 2000. Fate of the mammalian cranial neural crest during tooth and mandibular morphogenesis. Development 127, 1671-1679.

Zhao H, Feng J, Seidel K, Shi S, Klein O, Sharpe P, and Chai Y. 2014. Secretion of Shh by a neurovascular bundle niche supports mesenchymal stem cell homeostasis in the adult mouse incisor. Cell Stem Cell 14, 160-173.

Xu X, Han J, Ito Y, Bringas P, Deng CX, and Chai Y. 2008. Ectodermal Smad4 and p38 MAPK are functionally redundant in mediating TGF-beta/BMP signaling during tooth and palate development. Developmental Cell 15, 322-329.

Iwata J, Suzuki A, Pelikan R, Ho TV, Sanchez-Lara PA, and Chai Y. 2014. Modulation of lipid metabolic defects rescues cleft palate in Tgfbr2 mutant mice. Human Molecular Genetics 23, 192-193.

Liu Y, Feng J, Li J, Zhao H, Ho TV, and Chai Y. 2015. An Nfic-Hedgehog signaling cascade regulates tooth root development. Development 142, 3374-3382.

Iwata J, Hacia J, Suzuki A, Sanchez-Lara PA, Urata MM, and Chai Y. 2012. Modulation of non-canonical TGF-beta signaling prevents cleft palate in Tgfbr2 mutant mice. Journal of Clinical Investigation 122, 873-885.

Parada C, Dong H, Grimaldi A, Sarrion P, Park SS, Pelikan R, Sanchez PA, and Chai Y. 2015. Disruption of ERK/MAPK pathway in neural crest cells as a potential cause of Pierre Robin sequence. Development 142, 3734-3745.

Iwata J, Suzuki A, Yokota T, Ho TV, Urata MM, Sanchez PA, and Chai Y. 2014. TGF-beta-mediated WNT signaling regulates epithelial-mesenchymal interactions to control muscle development in the soft palate. Development 141, 909-917.

Han D, Zhao H, Parada C, Hacia J, Bringas P, and Chai Y. 2012. TGF-beta-Smad4-FGF6 signaling cascade controls myogenic differentiation and myoblast fusion during tongue development. Development 139, 1640-1650.

Li J, Feng J, Liu Y, Ho TV, Grimes WC, Ho H, Park SS, Wang S, and Chai Y. 2015. BMP-SHH signaling network controls epithelial stem cell fate via regulation of its niche in the developing tooth. Developmental Cell 33, 125-135.

Ho TV, Iwata J, Ho HA, Grimes WC, Park SS, Sanchez-Lara PA, and Chai Y. 2015. Integration of comprehensive 3D microCT and signaling analysis reveals differential regulatory mechanisms of craniofacial bone development. Developmental Biology 400, 180-190.

Chen S, Jing J, Yuan Y, Feng J, Han X, Wen Q, Ho TV, Lee C, Chai Y.(2020) Runx2+ niche cells maintain mesenchymal tissue homeostasis through IGF signaling. Cell Reports 32(6): 108007. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2020.108007

Yuan Y, Loh YE, Han X, Feng J, Ho T, He J, Jing J, Groff K, Wu A, Chai Y. (2020) Spatiotemporal cellular movement and fate decisions during first pharyngeal arch morphogenesis. Science Advances 6(51): eabb0119.

Samuels BD ... Chai Y. (2020) FaceBase 3: Analytical Tools and FAIR Resources for Craniofacial and Dental Research. Development 147(18): dev191213.

 

  1. Jing J, Feng J, Yuan Y, Guo T, Lei J, Pei F, Ho TV, Chai Y. (2022) Spatiotemporal single-cell regulatory atlas reveals neural crest lineage diversification and cellular function during tooth morphogenesis. Nat. Commun. Accept.
  2. Gu, R., Zhang, S., Saha, S.K., Ji, Y., Reynolds, K., McMahon, M., Sun, B., Islam, M., Trainor, P., Chen, Y., Xu, Y., Chai, Y., Burkart-Waco, D., and Zhou, C. (2022) Single-cell transcriptomics and gene-regulatory networks modulated by Wntless in mammalian midline facial formation and cleftsDevelopment. 15 July 2022; 149 (14): dev200533. doi:10.1242/dev.200533.
  3. Schuler, R. E., Bugacov, A., Hacia, J. G., Ho, T. V., Iwata, J., Pearlman, L., Samuels, B. D., Williams, C., Zhao, Z., Kesselman, C., & Chai, Y. (2022). FaceBase: A Community-Driven Hub for Data-Intensive ResearchJournal of Dental Research. doi:10.1177/00220345221107905.
  4. Stanton E, Urata M, Chen JF, Chai Y.(2022) The clinical manifestations, molecular mechanisms, and treatment of craniosynostosis. Dis Model Mech. 2022 Apr 1;15(4):dmm049390. doi: 10.1242/dmm.049390. Epub 2022 Apr 22. PMID: 35451466; PMCID: PMC9044212.
  5. Guo T, Han X, He J, Feng J, Jing J, Janeckova E, Lei J, Ho T-V, Xu J, Chai Y. (2022) KDM6B interacts with TFDP1 to activate P53 signalling in regulating mouse palatogenesis. eLife. 2022 Feb 25;11:e74595. doi: 10.7554/eLife.74595. PMID: 35212626; PMCID: PMC9007587
  6. Ting MC, Farmer DT, Teng CS, He J, Chai Y, Crump JG, Maxson RE. Embryonic requirements for Tcf12 in the development of the mouse coronal suture. Development. 2022 Jan 1;149(1):dev199575. doi: 10.1242/dev.199575. Epub 2022 Jan 4. PMID: 34878091; PMCID: PMC8783042.
  7. Lei J, Chen S, Jing J, Guo T, Feng J, Ho TV, Chai Y. (2021) Inhibiting Hh signaling in Gli1+ osteogenic progenitors alleviates TMJOAJournal of Dental Research (2022.)
  8. Ma L, Wang J, Ge JL, Wang Y, Zhang W, Du YN, Luo J, Li YP, Wang F, Fan GP, Chen R, Yao B, Zhao Z, Guo ML, Kim WK, Chai Y, Chen JF. (2021) Reversing neural circuit and behavior deficit in mice exposed to maternal inflammation by Zika virus EMBO Rep. (Accepted).
  9. Du J, Jing J, Chen S, Yuan Y, Feng J, Ho T-V, Sehgal P, Xu J, Jiang X, Chai Y.(2021) Arid1a regulates cell cycle exit of transit-amplifying cells through inhibiting the Aurka-Cdk1 axis in mouse incisor.  
  10. Du J, Jing J, Yuan Y, Feng J, Han X, Chen S, Li X, Peng W, Xu J, Ho T-V, Jiang X, Chai Y. 2021.
    Arid1a-Plagl1-Hh Signaling Is Indispensable for Differentiation-associated Cell Cycle Arrest of Tooth Root Progenitors. Cell Reports 35(1): 108007. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2021.108964.
  11. Johnson ZM, Yuan Y, Li X, Jashashvili T, Jamieson M, Urata M, Chen Y, Chai Y. 2021. Mesenchymal stem cells and 3D-osteoconductive scaffold regenerate calvarial bone in critical size defects in swineStem Cells Translational Medicine. 2021 April 1. doi: 10.1002/sctm.20-0534. PubMed PMID: 33794062. 
  12. Han X, Feng J, Guo T, Loh YE, Yuan Y, Ho TV, Cho C, Li J, Jing J, Janeckova E, He J, Pei F, Bi J, Song B, Chai Y (2021) Runx2-Twist1 interaction coordinates cranial neural crest guidance of soft palate myogenesis. eLife. 2021 Jan 22; 10:e62387. doi: 10.7554/eLife.62387. PMID: 33482080.
  13. He J, Jing J, Feng J, Han X, Yuan Y, Guo T, Pei F, Ma Y, Cho C, Ho TV, Chai Y (2021) Lhx6 regulates canonical Wnt signaling to control the fate of mesenchymal progenitor cells during mouse molar root patterning. PLoS Genetics. 2021 Feb 17;17(2):31009320. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1009320. PMID: 33596195
  14. Yu M, Ma L, Yuan Y, Ye X, Montagne A, He J, Ho TV, Wu Y, Zhao Z, Sta Maria N, Jacobs R, Urata M, Wang H, Zlokovic BV, Chen JF, Chai Y. (2021) Cranial suture regeneration mitigates skull and neurocognitive defects in craniosynostosis. Cell. 2021 Jan 7; 184 (1) doi: 10.1016/j.cell/2020.11.037
  15. Jing J, Feng J, Li J, Zhao H, Ho T, He J, Yuan Y, Guo T, Du J, Urata M, Sharpe P, Chai Y. (2020) Reciprocal interaction between mesenchymal stem cells and transit amplifying cells regulates tissue homeostasis. eLife 2021;10:e59459. doi: 10.7554/eLife.59459
  16. Ma Y, Jing J, Feng J, Yuan Y, Wen Q, Han X, He J, Chen S, Ho T, Chai Y. (2021) Ror2-mediated non-canonical Wnt signaling regulates Cdc42 and cell proliferation during root development. Development 2021 148: dev196360. doi: 10.1242/dev.196360
  17. Yuan Y, Loh YE, Han X, Feng J, Ho TV, He J, Jing J, Groff K, Wu A, and Chai Y. (2020) Spatiotemporal cellular movement and fate decisions during first pharyngeal arch morphogenesis. Science Advances. 2020 Dec 16; 6 (51): doi: DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abb0119
  18. Men Y, Wang Y, Yi Y, Jing D, Luo W, Chai Y, Ge WP, Shen B, Stenberg W, Feng JQ, Zhao H. (2020) Gli1+ periodontium stem cells are regulated by osteocytes and occlusal force. Dev Cell. 2020 Sep 14;54(5):639-654.e6. doi:10.1016/j.devcel.2020.06.006. Epub 2020 Jul 10. PMID: 32652075.
  19.  Li X, Shan W, Yang Y, Joralmon D, Zhu Y, Chen Y, Yuan Y, Xu H, Rong J, Dai R, Nian Q, Chai Y, Chen Y. (2020) Limpet Tooth-Inspired Painless Microneedles Fabricated by Magnetic Field-Assisted 3D Printing. Adv. Funct. Mater. doi: 10.1002/adfm.202003725
  20. Samuels BD, Aho R, Brinkley JF, Bugacov A, Feingold E, Fisher S, Gonzalez-Reiche AS, Hacia JG, Hallgrimsson B, Hansen K, Harris MP, Ho TV, Holmes G, Hooper JE, Jabs EW, Jones KL, Kesselman C, Klein OD, Leslie EJ, Li H, Liao EC, Long H, Lu N, Maas RL, Marazita ML, Mohammed J, Prescott S, Schuler R, Selleri L, Spritz RA, Swigut T, van Bakel H, Visel A, Welsh I, Williams C, Williams TJ, Wysocka J, Yuan Y, Chai Y. (2020) FaceBase 3: Analytical Tools and FAIR Resources for Craniofacial and Dental Research. Development 147: dev191213. doi: 10.1242/dev.191213
  21. Chen S, Jing J, Yuan Y, Feng J, Han X, Wen Q, Ho TV, Lee C, Chai Y.(2020) Runx2+ niche cells maintain mesenchymal tissue homeostasis through IGF signaling. Cell Reports 32(6): 108007. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2020.108007
  22. Wen Q, Jing J, Han X, Feng J, Yuan Y, Ma Y, Chen S, Ho T-V, Chai Y.(2020) Runx2 regulates mouse tooth root development via activation of WNT inhibitor Notum. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 35(11):2252-2264. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.4120
  23. Jackson-Weaver O, Ungvijanpunya N, Yuan Y, Qian J, Gou Y, Wu J, Shen H, Chen Y, Li M, Richard S, Chai Y, Sucov HM, Xu J. (2020) PRMT1-p53 Pathway Controls Epicardial EMT and Invasion. Cell Rep. 2020 Jun 9;31(10):107739. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2020.107739. PMID: 32521264; PMCID: PMC7425665.
  24. Zhang W, Ma L, Yang M, Shao Q, Xu J, Lu Z, Zhao Z, Chen R, Chai Y, Chen JF. (2020) Cerebral organoid and mouse models reveal a RAB39b-PI3K-mTOR pathway-dependent dysregulation of cortical development leading to macrocephaly/autism phenotypes. Genes Dev. 2020 Feb 27. doi: 10.1101/gad.332494.119. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32115408.
  25. Li X, Yuan Y, Liu L, Leung YS, Chen Y, Guo Y, Chai Y, Chen Y. (2019) 3d printing of hydroxyapatite/tricalcium phosphate scaffold with hierarchical porous structure for bone regenerationBio-Design & Manufacturing 3: 15-29. doi: 10.1007/s42242-019-00056-5
  26. Zhang C, Lin J, Nguyen NY, Guo Y, Xu C, Seo C, Villafana E, Jimenez H, Chai Y, Guan R, Liu H. (2019) Antimicrobial Bioresorbable Mg-Zn-Ca Alloy for Bone Repair in a Comparison Study with Mg-Zn-Sr Alloy and Pure MgACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering 6(1): 517-538. doi: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.9b00903. 
  27. Janečková E, Feng J, Li J, Rodriguez G, Chai Y. (2019) Dynamic activation of Wnt, Fgf, and Hh signaling during soft palate developmentPLOS ONE 14(10):e0223879. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0223879. PMCID PMC6793855
  28. Jing J, Feng J, Li J, Han X, He J, Ho TV, Du J, Urata MM, Chai Y. (2019) Antagonistic interaction between Ezh2 and Arid1a coordinates root patterning and development via Cdkn2a in mouse molars eLife 2019 Jul 1; 8. e46426. doi: 10.7554/eLife.46426. PMCID: PMC6602580.
  29. Shi C, Yuan Y, Guo Y, Jing J, Ho TV, Han X, Li J, Feng J, Chai Y. (2019) BMP signaling in regulating mesenchymal stem cells in incisor homeostasisJournal of Dental Research 98(8) 904-911. doi: 10.1177/0022034519850812. PMCID PMC6616121
  30. Li J, Rodriguez G, Han X, Janečková E, Kahng S, Song B, Chai Y. (2019) Regulatory mechanisms of soft palate development and malformationsJournal of Dental Research 98(9): 959-967. doi: 10.1177/0022034519851786. PMCID: PMC6651766.
  31. Yuan Y & Chai Y. (2019) Regulatory mechanisms of jaw bone and tooth developmentCurr Top Dev Biol 133:91-118. doi: 10.1016/bs.ctdb.2018.12.013
  32. Youssef A Kousa, Huiping Zhu, Walid D Fakhouri, Yunping Lei, Akira Kinoshita, Raeuf R Roushangar, Nicole K Patel, A J Agopian, Wei Yang, Elizabeth J Leslie, Tamara D Busch, Tamer A Mansour, Xiao Li, Arianna L Smith, Edward B Li, Dhruv B Sharma, Trevor J Williams, Yang Chai, Brad A Amendt, Eric C Liao, Laura E Mitchell, Alexander G Bassuk, Simon Gregory, Allison Ashley-Koch, Gary M Shaw, Richard H Finnell, Brian C Schutte (2019) The TFAP2A–IRF6–GRHL3 genetic pathway is conserved in neurulationHuman Molecular Genetics, ddz010, doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddz010
  33. Guo Y, Yuan Y, Wu L, Ho TV, Jing J, Sugii H, Li J, Han X, Feng J, Guo C, Chai Y. (2018) BMP-IHH-mediated interplay between mesenchymal stem cells and osteoclasts supports calvarial bone homeostasis and repairBone Research, 6, 1-13. PMCID: PMC6193039.
  34. Li J, Yuan Y, He J, Feng J, Han X, Jing J, Ho TV, Xu J, Chai Y. (2018) Constitutive activation of hedgehog signaling adversely affects epithelial cell fate during palatal fusionDevelopmental Biology, 441(1), 191-203. PMCID: PMC6152919.
  35. Bobarnac Dogaru, G., Juneja, S.C., Shokrani, A., Hui, R., Chai, Y., and Pepper, JP (2018) The role of Hedgehog-responsive fibroblasts in facial nerve regeneration. Experimental Neurology, 303, 72-79. PMID: 29337143.
  36. Zhang, T., Ungvilanpunya, N., Jackson-Weaver-O., Guo, Y., Feng, J., Ho, T, Shen, Y., Liu, J., Richard, S., Jin., J., Hajishengallis, G., Chai, Y., and Xu, J (2018) Smad6 methylation represses NFκB activation and periodontal inflammation. JDR, 97, 810-819. PMID: 29420098.
  37. Giannobile, W. V., Chai, Y., Chen, Y., Healy, Klein, O., Lane, N., Longaker, M., Lotz, J., Mooney, D.J., Sfeir, C., Urata, M., Wagner, W., Wu, B., and Kohn, D. (2018) Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Regenerative Medicine: Transforming Biotechnologies for Innovating Patient Care. JDR, 97, 361-363.PMCID: PMC5863875.
  38. Guo, Y., Li, J., Jackson-Weaver, O., Wu, J., Gupta, R., Ho, T., Chen, Y., Li, M., Richard, S., Wang, J., Chai, Y., and Xu, J (2018) Protein arginine methyltransferase PRMT1 is essential for palatogenesis. JDR, 97, 1510-1518. PMID: 29986157.
  39. An, Z., Akily, B., Sabalic, M., Zong, G., Chai, Y., and Sharpe, P. (2018) Regulation of mesenchymal stem to transit-amplifying cell transition in the continuously growing mouse incisor. Cell Report, 23, 3102-3111.
  40. Sugii H, Grimaldi A, Li J, Parada C, Ho T-V, Feng J, Jing J, Yuan Y, Guo Y, Maeda H, and Chai Y. (2017) Dlx5-FGF10 signaling cascade controls cranial neural crest and myoblast interaction during oropharyngeal patterning and developmentDevelopment 144: 4037-4045. doi: 10.1242/dev.155176
  41. Feng J, Jing J, Li J, Zhao H, Punj V, Zhang T, Xu J, Chai Y. (2017) BMP signaling orchestrates a transcriptional network to control the fate of mesenchymal stem cells in miceDevelopment 144: 2560-2569. doi: 10.1242/dev.150136
  42. Tian H, Feng J, Li J, Ho TV, Yuan Y, Liu Y, Brindopke F, Figueiredo JC, Magee W III, Sanchez-Lara PA, Chai Y. (2017) Intraflagellar transport 88 (IFT88) is crucial for craniofacial development in mice and is a candidate gene for human cleft lip and palateHuman Molecular Genetics 26(5): 860-872.
  43. Li J, Parada C, Harunaga J, and Chai Y. (2017) Cellular and molecular mechanisms of tooth root development. Development 144: 374-384. doi: 10.1242/dev.137216
  44. Sun Z, Yu W, Navarro MS, Sweat M, Eliason S, Sharp T, Liu H, Seidel K, Zhang L, Moreno M, Lynch T, Holton NE, Rogers L, Neff T, Goodheart MJ, Michon F, Klein OD, Chai Y, Dupuy A, Engelhardt JF, Chen Z, Amendt BA. (2016) Sox2 and Lef-1 interact with Pitx2 to regulate incisor development and stem cell renewalDevelopment 143: 4115-4126. doi:10.1242/dev.138883
  45. Park S, Zhao H, Urata M, Chai Y. (2016) Sutures possess strong regenerative capacity for calvarial bone injury. Stem Cells and Development 25: 1801-1807. PubMed PMID: 27762665.
  46. Feng J, Jing J, Sanchez-Lara PA, Bootwalla MS, Buckley J, Wu N, Yan Y, Chai Y. (2016) Generation and characterization of tamoxifen-inducible Pax9-CreER Knock-In Mice using CrispR/Cas9. Genesis. 2016 Jul 6. doi: 10.1002/dvg.22956. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27381449.
  47. Brinkley JF, Fisher S, Harris MP, Holmes G, Hooper JE, Jabs EW, Jones KL, Kesselman C, Klein OD, Maas RL, Marazita ML, Selleri L, Spritz RA, van Bakel H, Visel A, Williams TJ, Wysocka J; FaceBase Consortium, Chai Y. (2016) The FaceBase Consortium: A Comprehensive Resource for Craniofacial Researchers. Development. 2016 Jun 10. pii: dev.135434. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27287806.
  48. Burg ML, Chai Y, Yao CA, Magee W 3rd, Figueiredo JC. (2016)Epidemiology, Etiology, and Treatment of Isolated Cleft Palate.Front Physiol. 2016 Mar 1;7:67. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2016.00067. eCollection 2016. Review. PubMed PMID: 26973535; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4771933.
  49. Grimaldi A, Parada C, Chai Y. (2015) A Comprehensive Study of Soft Palate Development in Mice. PLoS One. 2015 Dec 15;10(12):e0145018. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0145018. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26671681; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4687642.
  50. Parada C, Chai Y. (2015) Mandible and Tongue Development.Curr Top Dev Biol.2015;115:31-58. doi: 10.1016/bs.ctdb.2015.07.023. Epub 2015 Oct 1. PubMed PMID:26589920; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4869709.
  51. Parada C, Han D, Grimaldi A, Sarrión P, Park SS, Pelikan R, Sanchez-Lara PA, Chai Y. (2015) Disruption of the ERK/MAPK pathway in neural crest cells as a potential cause of Pierre Robin sequence. Development. 2015 Nov 1;142(21):3734-45. doi:10.1242/dev.125328. Epub 2015 Sep 22. PubMed PMID: 26395480; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4647211.
  52. Zhao H, Chai Y. (2015) Stem Cells in Teeth and Craniofacial Bones. J Dent Res. 2015 Nov;94(11):1495-501. doi: 10.1177/0022034515603972. Epub 2015 Sep 8. Review. PubMed PMID: 26350960; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4622324.
  53. Liu Y, Feng JF, Li JY, Zhao Hu, Ho TV, Chai Y. (2015) An Nfic-Hedgehog Signaling Cascade Regulates Tooth Root Development. Development. 2015 Oct 1;142(19):3374-82. doi:10.1242/dev.127068. Epub 2015 Aug 20. PubMed PMID: 26293299; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4631759.
  54. Li J, Feng J, Liu Y, Ho TV, Grimes W, Ho HA, Park S, Wang SL, Chai Y. (2015) BMP-SHH Signaling Network Controls Epithelial Stem Cell Fate via Regulation of Its Niche in the Developing Tooth. Dev Cell. 2015 Apr 20;33(2):125-35. doi:10.1016/j.devcel.2015.02.021. Epub 2015 Apr 9. PubMed PMID: 25865348; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4406846.
  55. Zhao H, Feng J, Ho TV, Grimes W, Urata M, Chai Y. (2015) The suture provides a niche for mesenchymal stem cells of craniofacial bones. Nat Cell Biol. 2015 Apr;17(4):386-96. doi: 10.1038/ncb3139. Epub 2015 Mar 23. PubMed PMID: 25799059; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4380556.
  56. Kim TH, Bae CH, Lee JY, Lee JC, Ko SO, Chai Y, Cho ES. (2015)Temporo-spatial requirement of Smad4 in dentin formation.Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2015 Apr 17;459(4):706-12. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2015.03.014. Epub 2015 Mar 11. PubMed PMID:25770424.
  57. Ho TV, Iwata J, Ho HA, Grimes WC, Park S, Sanchez-Lara PA, Chai Y. (2015) Integration of comprehensive 3D microCT and signaling analysis reveals differential regulatory mechanisms of craniofacial bone development. Dev Biol. 2015 Apr 15;400(2):180-90. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2015.02.010. Epub 2015 Feb 23. PubMed PMID: 25722190; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4385433.
  58. Zhong Z, Zhao H, Mayo J, Chai Y. (2015) Different Requirements for Wnt Signaling in Tongue Myogenic Subpopulations. J Dent Res. 2015 Mar;94(3):421-9. doi:10.1177/0022034514566030. Epub 2015 Jan 9. PubMed PMID: 25576472; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4336158.
  59. Slavkin HC, Sanchez-Lara PA, Chai Y, Urata M. (2014) A model for interprofessional health care: lessons learned from craniofacial teams. J Calif Dent Assoc. 2014 Sep;42(9):637-44. PubMed PMID: 25265730.
  60. Han A, Zhao H, Li J, Pelikan R, Chai Y. (2014) ALK5-Mediated Transforming Growth Factor β Signaling in Neural Crest Cells Controls Craniofacial Muscle Development via Tissue-Tissue Interactions. Mol Cell Biol. 2014 Aug 15;34(16):3120-31. doi:10.1128/MCB.00623-14. Epub 2014 Jun 9. PubMed PMID: 24912677; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4135603.
  61. Zhao H, Feng J, Seidel K, Shi S, Klein O, Sharpe P, Chai Y. (2014) Secretion of shh by a neurovascular bundle niche supports mesenchymal stem cell homeostasis in the adult mouse incisor. Cell Stem Cell. 2014 Feb 6;14(2):160-73. doi:10.1016/j.stem.2013.12.013. PubMed PMID: 24506883; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC3951379.
  62. Iwata J, Suzuki A, Yokota T, Ho TV, Pelikan R, Urata M, Sanchez-Lara PA, Chai Y. (2014) TGFβ regulates epithelial-mesenchymal interactions through WNT signaling activity to control muscle development in the soft palate. Development. 2014 Feb;141(4):909-17. doi: 10.1242/dev.103093. PubMed PMID: 24496627; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3912833.
  63. Iwata J, Suzuki A, Pelikan RC, Ho TV, Sanchez-Lara PA, Chai Y. (2014) Modulation of Lipid Metabolic Defects Rescues Cleft Palate in Tgfbr2 Mutant Mice. Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Jan 1;23(1):182-93. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddt410. Epub 2013 Aug 23. PubMed PMID: 23975680; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3857953.
  64. Iwata J, Suzuki A, Pelikan RC, Ho TV, Chai Y. (2013) Non-canonical transforming growth factor beta (TGFβ) signaling in cranial neural crest cells causes tongue muscle developmental defects. J Biol Chem. 2013 Oct 11;288(41):29760-70. doi:10.1074/jbc.M113.493551. Epub 2013 Aug 15. PubMed PMID: 23950180; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3795273.
  65. Xu X, Chen C, Akiyama K, Chai Y, Le AD, Wang Z, Shi S. (2013)Gingivae Contain Neural-crest- and Mesoderm-derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells. J Dent Res. 2013 Sep;92(9):825-32. doi: 10.1177/0022034513497961. Epub 2013 Jul 18. PubMed PMID:23867762; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3744273
  66. Parada C, Li J, Iwata J, Suzuki A, Chai Y. (2013) CTGF Mediates Smad-Dependent Transforming Growth Factor β Signaling To Regulate Mesenchymal Cell Proliferation during Palate Development. Mol Cell Biol. 2013 Sep;33(17):3482-93. doi:10.1128/MCB.00615-13. Epub 2013 Jul 1. PubMed PMID: 23816882; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3753855.
  67. Xie WB, Li Z, Shi N, Guo X, Tang J, Ju W, Han J, Liu T, Bottinger EP, Chai Y, Jose PA, Chen SY. (2013) Smad2 and MRTFB Cooperatively Regulate Vascular Smooth Muscle Differentiation from Neural Crest Cells. Circ Res. 2013 Sep 27;113(8):e76-86. doi: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.113.301921.Epub 2013 Jul 1. PubMed PMID: 23817199; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3837448.
  68. Mima J, Koshino A, Oka K, Uchida H, Hieda Y, Nohara K, Kogo M, Chai Y, Sakai T. (2013) Regulation of the Epithelial Adhesion Molecule CEACAM1 Is Important for Palate Formation. PLoS One. 2013 Apr 17;8(4):e61653. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0061653. Print 2013. PubMed PMID: 23613893; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3629100.
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