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Cheng-Ming Chuong, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology
Director of Graduate Programs
Pathology
HMR 313B Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 1296

Publications

Chen CK, Ng CS, Wu SM, Chen JJ, Cheng PL, Wu P, Lu MY, Chen DR, Chuong CM, Cheng HC, Ting CT, Li WH. Regulatory Differences in Natal Down Development between Altricial Zebra Finch and Precocial Chicken. Mol Biol Evol. 2016 Aug; 33(8):2030-43. View in: PubMed

Chen CC, Plikus MV, Tang PC, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. The Modulatable Stem Cell Niche: Tissue Interactions during Hair and Feather Follicle Regeneration. J Mol Biol. 2016 Apr 10; 428(7):1423-40. View in: PubMed

Lei M, Chuong CM. STEM CELLS. Aging, alopecia, and stem cells. Science. 2016 Feb 5; 351(6273):559-60. View in: PubMed

Huang CF, Chang YJ, Hsueh YY, Huang CW, Wang DH, Huang TC, Wu YT, Su FC, Hughes M, Chuong CM, Wu CC. Assembling Composite Dermal Papilla Spheres with Adipose-derived Stem Cells to Enhance Hair Follicle Induction. Sci Rep. 2016; 6:26436. View in: PubMed

Wu P, Ng CS, Yan J, Lai YC, Chen CK, Lai YT, Wu SM, Chen JJ, Luo W, Widelitz RB, Li WH, Chuong CM. Topographical mapping of a- and ß-keratins on developing chicken skin integuments: Functional interaction and evolutionary perspectives. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Dec 8; 112(49):E6770-9. View in: PubMed

Tsai MS, Suksaweang S, Jiang TX, Wu P, Kao YH, Lee PH, Widelitz R, Chuong CM. Proper BMP Signaling Levels Are Essential for 3D Assembly of Hepatic Cords from Hepatoblasts and Mesenchymal Cells. Dig Dis Sci. 2015 Dec; 60(12):3669-80. View in: PubMed

Lei M, Lai X, Bai X, Qiu W, Yang T, Liao X, Chuong CM, Yang L, Lian X, Zhong JL. Prolonged overexpression of Wnt10b induces epidermal keratinocyte transformation through activating EGF pathway. Histochem Cell Biol. 2015 Sep; 144(3):209-21. View in: PubMed

Bai X, Lei M, Shi J, Yu Y, Qiu W, Lai X, Liu Y, Yang T, Yang L, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM, Lian X. Roles of GasderminA3 in Catagen-Telogen Transition During Hair Cycling. J Invest Dermatol. 2015 Sep; 135(9):2162-72. View in: PubMed

Li A, Lai YC, Figueroa S, Yang T, Widelitz RB, Kobielak K, Nie Q, Chuong CM. Deciphering principles of morphogenesis from temporal and spatial patterns on the integument. Dev Dyn. 2015 Aug; 244(8):905-20. View in: PubMed

Chiu CT, Chuong CM. Feather on the Cap of Medicine. J Invest Dermatol. 2015 Jul; 135(7):1719-21. View in: PubMed

Chen CC, Wang L, Plikus MV, Jiang TX, Murray PJ, Ramos R, Guerrero-Juarez CF, Hughes MW, Lee OK, Shi S, Widelitz RB, Lander AD, Chuong CM. Organ-level quorum sensing directs regeneration in hair stem cell populations. Cell. 2015 Apr 9; 161(2):277-90. View in: PubMed

Xu W, Sun Y, Zhang J, Xu K, Pan L, He L, Song Y, Njunge L, Xu Z, Chiang MY, Sung KL, Chuong CM, Yang L. Perivascular-derived stem cells with neural crest characteristics are involved in tendon repair. Stem Cells Dev. 2015 Apr 1; 24(7):857-68. View in: PubMed

Chen CF, Foley J, Tang PC, Li A, Jiang TX, Wu P, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. Development, regeneration, and evolution of feathers. Annu Rev Anim Biosci. 2015 Feb 16; 3:169-95. View in: PubMed

Li Y, Trivedi V, Truong TV, Koos DS, Lansford R, Chuong CM, Warburton D, Moats RA, Fraser SE. Dynamic imaging of the growth plate cartilage reveals multiple contributors to skeletal morphogenesis. Nat Commun. 2015; 6:6798. View in: PubMed

Chang KW, Huang NA, Liu IH, Wang YH, Wu P, Tseng YT, Hughes MW, Jiang TX, Tsai MH, Chen CY, Oyang YJ, Lin EC, Chuong CM, Lin SP. Emergence of differentially regulated pathways associated with the development of regional specificity in chicken skin. BMC Genomics. 2015; 16(1):22. View in: PubMed

Ng CS, Chen CK, Fan WL, Wu P, Wu SM, Chen JJ, Lai YT, Mao CT, Lu MY, Chen DR, Lin ZS, Yang KJ, Sha YA, Tu TC, Chen CF, Chuong CM, Li WH. Transcriptomic analyses of regenerating adult feathers in chicken. BMC Genomics. 2015; 16(1):756. View in: PubMed

Xu X, Zhou Z, Dudley R, Mackem S, Chuong CM, Erickson GM, Varricchio DJ. An integrative approach to understanding bird origins. Science. 2014 Dec 12; 346(6215):1253293. View in: PubMed

Leung Y, Kandyba E, Chen YB, Ruffins S, Chuong CM, Kobielak K. Bifunctional ectodermal stem cells around the nail display dual fate homeostasis and adaptive wounding response toward nail regeneration. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Oct 21; 111(42):15114-9. View in: PubMed

Driskell RR, Jahoda CA, Chuong CM, Watt FM, Horsley V. Defining dermal adipose tissue. Exp Dermatol. 2014 Sep; 23(9):629-31. View in: PubMed

Chuong CM, Bhat R, Widelitz RB, Bissell MJ. SnapShot: Branching Morphogenesis. Cell. 2014 Aug 28; 158(5):1212-1212. e1. View in: PubMed

Chen CC, Murray PJ, Jiang TX, Plikus MV, Chang YT, Lee OK, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. Regenerative hair waves in aging mice and extra-follicular modulators follistatin, dkk1, and sfrp4. J Invest Dermatol. 2014 Aug; 134(8):2086-96. View in: PubMed

Alibardi L, Wu P, Chuong CM. Ultrastructural characteristics of 5BrdU labeling retention cells including stem cells of regenerating feathers in chicken. J Morphol. 2014 Jul; 275(7):768-74. View in: PubMed

Lei M, Guo H, Qiu W, Lai X, Yang T, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM, Lian X, Yang L. Modulating hair follicle size with Wnt10b/DKK1 during hair regeneration. Exp Dermatol. 2014 Jun; 23(6):407-13. View in: PubMed

Chu Q, Cai L, Fu Y, Chen X, Yan Z, Lin X, Zhou G, Han H, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM, Wu W, Yue Z. Dkk2/Frzb in the dermal papillae regulates feather regeneration. Dev Biol. 2014 Mar 15; 387(2):167-78. View in: PubMed

Ng CS, Wu P, Fan WL, Yan J, Chen CK, Lai YT, Wu SM, Mao CT, Chen JJ, Lu MY, Ho MR, Widelitz RB, Chen CF, Chuong CM, Li WH. Genomic Organization, Transcriptomic Analysis, and Functional Characterization of Avian a- and ß-Keratins in Diverse Feather Forms. Genome Biol Evol. 2014; 6(9):2258-73. View in: PubMed

Plikus MV, Chuong CM. Macroenvironmental regulation of hair cycling and collective regenerative behavior. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2014; 4(1). View in: PubMed

Hughes MW, Jiang TX, Lin SJ, Leung Y, Kobielak K, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. Disrupted ectodermal organ morphogenesis in mice with a conditional histone deacetylase 1, 2 deletion in the epidermis. J Invest Dermatol. 2014 Jan; 134(1):24-32. View in: PubMed

Weber EL, Chuong CM. Environmental reprogramming and molecular profiling in reconstitution of human hair follicles. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Dec 3; 110(49):19658-9. View in: PubMed

Hughes MW, Lu W, Chuong CM. Nuclear topology, epigenetics, and keratinocyte differentiation. J Invest Dermatol. 2013 Sep; 133(9):2130-3. View in: PubMed

Plikus MV, Vollmers C, de la Cruz D, Chaix A, Ramos R, Panda S, Chuong CM. Local circadian clock gates cell cycle progression of transient amplifying cells during regenerative hair cycling. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jun 4; 110(23):E2106-15. View in: PubMed

Li J, Jiang TX, Chuong CM. Many paths to alopecia via compromised regeneration of hair follicle stem cells. J Invest Dermatol. 2013 Jun; 133(6):1450-2. View in: PubMed

Wu P, Wu X, Jiang TX, Elsey RM, Temple BL, Divers SJ, Glenn TC, Yuan K, Chen MH, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. Specialized stem cell niche enables repetitive renewal of alligator teeth. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 May 28; 110(22):E2009-18. View in: PubMed

Li A, Chen M, Jiang TX, Wu P, Nie Q, Widelitz R, Chuong CM. Shaping organs by a wingless-int/Notch/nonmuscle myosin module which orients feather bud elongation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Apr 16; 110(16):E1452-61. View in: PubMed

Juuri E, Jussila M, Seidel K, Holmes S, Wu P, Richman J, Heikinheimo K, Chuong CM, Arnold K, Hochedlinger K, Klein O, Michon F, Thesleff I. Sox2 marks epithelial competence to generate teeth in mammals and reptiles. Development. 2013 Apr; 140(7):1424-32. View in: PubMed

Chueh SC, Lin SJ, Chen CC, Lei M, Wang LM, Widelitz R, Hughes MW, Jiang TX, Chuong CM. Therapeutic strategy for hair regeneration: hair cycle activation, niche environment modulation, wound-induced follicle neogenesis, and stem cell engineering. Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2013 Mar; 13(3):377-91. View in: PubMed

Kandyba E, Leung Y, Chen YB, Widelitz R, Chuong CM, Kobielak K. Competitive balance of intrabulge BMP/Wnt signaling reveals a robust gene network ruling stem cell homeostasis and cyclic activation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jan 22; 110(4):1351-6. View in: PubMed

Lin SJ, Wideliz RB, Yue Z, Li A, Wu X, Jiang TX, Wu P, Chuong CM. Feather regeneration as a model for organogenesis. Dev Growth Differ. 2013 Jan; 55(1):139-48. View in: PubMed

Chuong CM, Yeh CY, Jiang TX, Widelitz R. Module-based complexity formation: periodic patterning in feathers and hairs. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Dev Biol. 2013 Jan-Feb; 2(1):97-112. View in: PubMed

Lei MX, Chuong CM, Widelitz RB. Tuning Wnt signals for more or fewer hairs. J Invest Dermatol. 2013 Jan; 133(1):7-9. View in: PubMed

Yue Z, Jiang TX, Wu P, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. Sprouty/FGF signaling regulates the proximal-distal feather morphology and the size of dermal papillae. Dev Biol. 2012 Dec 1; 372(1):45-54. View in: PubMed

Li J, Jiang TX, Hughes MW, Wu P, Yu J, Widelitz RB, Fan G, Chuong CM. Progressive alopecia reveals decreasing stem cell activation probability during aging of mice with epidermal deletion of DNA methyltransferase 1. J Invest Dermatol. 2012 Dec; 132(12):2681-90. View in: PubMed

Ng CS, Wu P, Foley J, Foley A, McDonald ML, Juan WT, Huang CJ, Lai YT, Lo WS, Chen CF, Leal SM, Zhang H, Widelitz RB, Patel PI, Li WH, Chuong CM. The Chicken Frizzle Feather Is Due to an a-Keratin (KRT75) Mutation That Causes a Defective Rachis. PLoS Genet. 2012 Jul; 8(7):e1002748. View in: PubMed

Chuong CM, Randall VA, Widelitz RB, Wu P, Jiang TX. Physiological regeneration of skin appendages and implications for regenerative medicine. Physiology (Bethesda). 2012 Apr; 27(2):61-72. View in: PubMed

Chen CC, Chuong CM. Multi-layered environmental regulation on the homeostasis of stem cells: The saga of hair growth and alopecia. J Dermatol Sci. 2012 Apr; 66(1):3-11. View in: PubMed

Chen J, Chuong CM. Patterning skin by planar cell polarity: the multi-talented hair designer. Exp Dermatol. 2012 Feb; 21(2):81-5. View in: PubMed

Suksaweang S, Jiang TX, Roybal P, Chuong CM, Widelitz R. Roles of EphB3/ephrin-B1 in feather morphogenesis. Int J Dev Biol. 2012; 56(9):719-28. View in: PubMed

Murray PJ, Maini PK, Plikus MV, Chuong CM, Baker RE. Modelling hair follicle growth dynamics as an excitable medium. PLoS Comput Biol. 2012; 8(12):e1002804. View in: PubMed

Lin SJ, Chuong CM. Toward the isolation and culture of melanocyte stem cells. J Invest Dermatol. 2011 Dec; 131(12):2341-3. View in: PubMed

Lim M, Chuong CM, Roy-Burman P. PI3K, Erk signaling in BMP7-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) of PC-3 prostate cancer cells in 2- and 3-dimensional cultures. Horm Cancer. 2011 Oct; 2(5):298-309. View in: PubMed

Jiang TX, Tuan TL, Wu P, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. From buds to follicles: matrix metalloproteinases in developmental tissue remodeling during feather morphogenesis. Differentiation. 2011 Jun; 81(5):307-14. View in: PubMed

Plikus MV, Baker RE, Chen CC, Fare C, de la Cruz D, Andl T, Maini PK, Millar SE, Widelitz R, Chuong CM. Self-organizing and stochastic behaviors during the regeneration of hair stem cells. Science. 2011 Apr 29; 332(6029):586-9. View in: PubMed

Hughes MW, Wu P, Jiang TX, Lin SJ, Dong CY, Li A, Hsieh FJ, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. In search of the Golden Fleece: unraveling principles of morphogenesis by studying the integrative biology of skin appendages. Integr Biol (Camb). 2011 Apr; 3(4):388-407. View in: PubMed

Lee LF, Jiang TX, Garner W, Chuong CM. A simplified procedure to reconstitute hair-producing skin. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2011 Apr; 17(4):391-400. View in: PubMed

Al-Nuaimi Y, Baier G, Watson RE, Chuong CM, Paus R. The cycling hair follicle as an ideal systems biology research model. Exp Dermatol. 2010 Aug; 19(8):707-13. View in: PubMed

Lin CM, Jiang TX, Baker RE, Maini PK, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. Spots and stripes: pleomorphic patterning of stem cells via p-ERK-dependent cell chemotaxis shown by feather morphogenesis and mathematical simulation. Dev Biol. 2009 Oct 15; 334(2):369-82. View in: PubMed

Yeh J, Green LM, Jiang TX, Plikus M, Huang E, Chang RN, Hughes MW, Chuong CM, Tuan TL. Accelerated closure of skin wounds in mice deficient in the homeobox gene Msx2. Wound Repair Regen. 2009 Sep-Oct; 17(5):639-48. View in: PubMed

Lee LF, Chuong CM. Building complex tissues: high-throughput screening for molecules required in hair engineering. J Invest Dermatol. 2009 Apr; 129(4):815-7. View in: PubMed

Chuong CM, Widelitz RB. The river of stem cells. Cell Stem Cell. 2009 Feb 6; 4(2):100-2. View in: PubMed

Chang C, Wu P, Baker RE, Maini PK, Alibardi L, Chuong CM. Reptile scale paradigm: Evo-Devo, pattern formation and regeneration. Int J Dev Biol. 2009; 53(5-6):813-26. View in: PubMed

Rubenstein M, Sai Y, Chuong CM, Shen WM. Regenerative patterning in Swarm Robots: mutual benefits of research in robotics and stem cell biology. Int J Dev Biol. 2009; 53(5-6):869-81. View in: PubMed

Plikus MV, Widelitz RB, Maxson R, Chuong CM. Analyses of regenerative wave patterns in adult hair follicle populations reveal macro-environmental regulation of stem cell activity. Int J Dev Biol. 2009; 53(5-6):857-68. View in: PubMed

Chuong CM, Richardson MK. Pattern formation today. Int J Dev Biol. 2009; 53(5-6):653-8. View in: PubMed

Chuong CM, Richardson MK. Preface to pattern formation special issue. Int J Dev Biol. 2009; 53(5-6):651. View in: PubMed

Mayer JA, Foley J, De La Cruz D, Chuong CM, Widelitz R. Conversion of the nipple to hair-bearing epithelia by lowering bone morphogenetic protein pathway activity at the dermal-epidermal interface. Am J Pathol. 2008 Nov; 173(5):1339-48. View in: PubMed

Plikus MV, Chuong CM. Complex hair cycle domain patterns and regenerative hair waves in living rodents. J Invest Dermatol. 2008 May; 128(5):1071-80. View in: PubMed

Plikus MV, Mayer JA, de la Cruz D, Baker RE, Maini PK, Maxson R, Chuong CM. Cyclic dermal BMP signalling regulates stem cell activation during hair regeneration. Nature. 2008 Jan 17; 451(7176):340-4. View in: PubMed

Chuong CM, Cotsarelis G, Stenn K. Defining hair follicles in the age of stem cell bioengineering. J Invest Dermatol. 2007 Sep; 127(9):2098-100. View in: PubMed

Wang XP, Suomalainen M, Felszeghy S, Zelarayan LC, Alonso MT, Plikus MV, Maas RL, Chuong CM, Schimmang T, Thesleff I. An integrated gene regulatory network controls stem cell proliferation in teeth. PLoS Biol. 2007 Jun; 5(6):e159. View in: PubMed

Chuong CM. Regenerative biology: new hair from healing wounds. Nature. 2007 May 17; 447(7142):265-6. View in: PubMed

Drew CF, Lin CM, Jiang TX, Blunt G, Mou C, Chuong CM, Headon DJ. The Edar subfamily in feather placode formation. Dev Biol. 2007 May 1; 305(1):232-45. View in: PubMed

Widelitz RB, Veltmaat JM, Mayer JA, Foley J, Chuong CM. Mammary glands and feathers: comparing two skin appendages which help define novel classes during vertebrate evolution. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2007 Apr; 18(2):255-66. View in: PubMed

Lin CM, Jiang TX, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. Molecular signaling in feather morphogenesis. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2006 Dec; 18(6):730-41. View in: PubMed

Maini PK, Baker RE, Chuong CM. Developmental biology. The Turing model comes of molecular age. Science. 2006 Dec 1; 314(5804):1397-8. View in: PubMed

Widelitz RB, Baker RE, Plikus M, Lin CM, Maini PK, Paus R, Chuong CM. Distinct mechanisms underlie pattern formation in the skin and skin appendages. Birth Defects Res C Embryo Today. 2006 Sep; 78(3):280-91. View in: PubMed

Wu P, Jiang TX, Shen JY, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. Morphoregulation of avian beaks: comparative mapping of growth zone activities and morphological evolution. Dev Dyn. 2006 May; 235(5):1400-12. View in: PubMed

Yue Z, Jiang TX, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. Wnt3a gradient converts radial to bilateral feather symmetry via topological arrangement of epithelia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Jan 24; 103(4):951-5. View in: PubMed

Plikus MV, Zhang Z, Chuong CM. PubFocus: semantic MEDLINE/PubMed citations analytics through integration of controlled biomedical dictionaries and ranking algorithm. BMC Bioinformatics. 2006; 7:424. View in: PubMed

Chuong CM, Wu P, Plikus M, Jiang TX, Bruce Widelitz R. Engineering stem cells into organs: topobiological transformations demonstrated by beak, feather, and other ectodermal organ morphogenesis. Curr Top Dev Biol. 2006; 72:237-74. View in: PubMed

Yue Z, Jiang TX, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. Mapping stem cell activities in the feather follicle. Nature. 2005 Dec 15; 438(7070):1026-9. View in: PubMed

Plikus MV, Zeichner-David M, Mayer JA, Reyna J, Bringas P, Thewissen JG, Snead ML, Chai Y, Chuong CM. Morphoregulation of teeth: modulating the number, size, shape and differentiation by tuning Bmp activity. Evol Dev. 2005 Sep-Oct; 7(5):440-57. View in: PubMed

Mayer JA, Chuong CM, Widelitz R. Rooster feathering, androgenic alopecia, and hormone-dependent tumor growth: what is in common? Differentiation. 2004 Dec; 72(9-10):474-88. View in: PubMed

Wu P, Jiang TX, Suksaweang S, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. Molecular shaping of the beak. Science. 2004 Sep 3; 305(5689):1465-6. View in: PubMed

Chang CH, Yu M, Wu P, Jiang TX, Yu HS, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. Sculpting skin appendages out of epidermal layers via temporally and spatially regulated apoptotic events. J Invest Dermatol. 2004 Jun; 122(6):1348-55. View in: PubMed

Plikus M, Chuong CM. Making waves with hairs. J Invest Dermatol. 2004 Apr; 122(4):vii-ix. View in: PubMed

Plikus M, Wang WP, Liu J, Wang X, Jiang TX, Chuong CM. Morpho-regulation of ectodermal organs: integument pathology and phenotypic variations in K14-Noggin engineered mice through modulation of bone morphogenic protein pathway. Am J Pathol. 2004 Mar; 164(3):1099-114. View in: PubMed

Suksaweang S, Lin CM, Jiang TX, Hughes MW, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. Morphogenesis of chicken liver: identification of localized growth zones and the role of beta-catenin/Wnt in size regulation. Dev Biol. 2004 Feb 1; 266(1):109-22. View in: PubMed

Chang CH, Jiang TX, Lin CM, Burrus LW, Chuong CM, Widelitz R. Distinct Wnt members regulate the hierarchical morphogenesis of skin regions (spinal tract) and individual feathers. Mech Dev. 2004 Feb; 121(2):157-71. View in: PubMed

Wu P, Hou L, Plikus M, Hughes M, Scehnet J, Suksaweang S, Widelitz R, Jiang TX, Chuong CM. Evo-Devo of amniote integuments and appendages. Int J Dev Biol. 2004; 48(2-3):249-70. View in: PubMed

Yu M, Yue Z, Wu P, Wu DY, Mayer JA, Medina M, Widelitz RB, Jiang TX, Chuong CM. The biology of feather follicles. Int J Dev Biol. 2004; 48(2-3):181-91. View in: PubMed

Hou L, Chiappe LM, Zhang F, Chuong CM. New Early Cretaceous fossil from China documents a novel trophic specialization for Mesozoic birds. Naturwissenschaften. 2004 Jan; 91(1):22-5. View in: PubMed

Jiang TX, Widelitz RB, Shen WM, Will P, Wu DY, Lin CM, Jung HS, Chuong CM. Integument pattern formation involves genetic and epigenetic controls: feather arrays simulated by digital hormone models. Int J Dev Biol. 2004; 48(2-3):117-35. View in: PubMed

Hughes MW, Chuong CM. A mouthful of epithelial-mesenchymal interactions. J Invest Dermatol. 2003 Dec; 121(6):vii-viii. View in: PubMed

Chuong CM, Homberger DG. Development and evolution of the amniote integument: current landscape and future horizon. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2003 Aug 15; 298(1):1-11. View in: PubMed

Widelitz RB, Jiang TX, Yu M, Shen T, Shen JY, Wu P, Yu Z, Chuong CM. Molecular biology of feather morphogenesis: a testable model for evo-devo research. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2003 Aug 15; 298(1):109-22. View in: PubMed

Chuong CM, Wu P, Zhang FC, Xu X, Yu M, Widelitz RB, Jiang TX, Hou L. Adaptation to the sky: Defining the feather with integument fossils from mesozoic China and experimental evidence from molecular laboratories. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2003 Aug 15; 298(1):42-56. View in: PubMed

Ma L, Liu J, Wu T, Plikus M, Jiang TX, Bi Q, Liu YH, Müller-Röver S, Peters H, Sundberg JP, Maxson R, Maas RL, Chuong CM. 'Cyclic alopecia' in Msx2 mutants: defects in hair cycling and hair shaft differentiation. Development. 2003 Jan; 130(2):379-89. View in: PubMed

Chodankar R, Chang CH, Yue Z, Jiang TX, Suksaweang S, Burrus L, Chuong CM, Widelitz R. Shift of localized growth zones contributes to skin appendage morphogenesis: role of the Wnt/beta-catenin pathway. J Invest Dermatol. 2003 Jan; 120(1):20-6. View in: PubMed

Chuong CM. Homeobox genes, fetal wound healing, and skin regional specificity. J Invest Dermatol. 2003 Jan; 120(1):9-11. View in: PubMed

Yu M, Wu P, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. The morphogenesis of feathers. Nature. 2002 Nov 21; 420(6913):308-12. View in: PubMed

Koh SS, Li H, Lee YH, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM, Stallcup MR. Synergistic coactivator function by coactivator-associated arginine methyltransferase (CARM) 1 and beta-catenin with two different classes of DNA-binding transcriptional activators. J Biol Chem. 2002 Jul 19; 277(29):26031-5. View in: PubMed

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