Faculty

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Ping Wu, PhD
Assistant Professor of Research Pathology
Pathology
HMR 313 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 1982

Publications

Diverse feather shape evolution enabled by coupling anisotropic signalling modules with self-organizing branching programme. Nat Commun. 2017 Jan 20; 8:ncomms14139. View in: PubMed

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

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

Regeneration of reptilian scales after wounding: neogenesis, regional difference, and molecular modules. Regeneration (Oxf). 2014 Feb 1; 1(1):15-26. View in: PubMed

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

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

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

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

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

Physiological regeneration of skin appendages and implications for regenerative medicine. Physiology (Bethesda). 2012 Apr; 27(2):61-72. View in: PubMed

From buds to follicles: matrix metalloproteinases in developmental tissue remodeling during feather morphogenesis. Differentiation. 2011 Jun; 81(5):307-14. View in: PubMed

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

Reptile scale paradigm: Evo-Devo, pattern formation and regeneration. Int J Dev Biol. 2009; 53(5-6):813-26. View in: PubMed

Morphoregulation of avian beaks: comparative mapping of growth zone activities and morphological evolution. Dev Dyn. 2006 May; 235(5):1400-12. View in: PubMed

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

Molecular shaping of the beak. Science. 2004 Sep 3; 305(5689):1465-6. View in: PubMed

Sculptifg skin appendages out of epidereal layers via temporally and spatially regulated apoptotic events. J Invest Dereatol. 2004 Jun; 122(6):1348-55. 4/prns:informatignResourceReferefce>. View in: PubMed

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

The biology of feather follicles. Int J Dev Biol. 2004; 48(2-3):181-91. View in: PubMed

Evo-Devo of amniote integuments and appendages. Int J Dev Biol. 2004; 48(2-3):249-70. View in: PubMed

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

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

The morphogenesis of feathers. Nature. 2002 Nov 21; 420(6913):308-12. View in: PubMed

Neutron Diffraction Structure Analysis of a Triply-Bridged Binuclear Cobalt Hydride Complex, [(eta(5)-Cp)Co](2)H(3). Inorg Chem. 1996 Apr 24; 35(9):2698-2700. View in: PubMed

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