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Houston TX 77030-2603
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    1. Coskun S, Chao H, Vasavada H, Heydari K, Gonzales N, Zhou X, de Crombrugghe B, Hirschi KK. Development of the fetal bone marrow niche and regulation of HSC quiescence and homing ability by emerging osteolineage cells. Cell Rep. 2014 Oct 23; 9(2):581-90. PMID: 25310984; PMCID: PMC4266564.
    2. Sinha KM, Yasuda H, Zhou X, deCrombrugghe B. Osterix and NO66 histone demethylase control the chromatin of Osterix target genes during osteoblast differentiation. J Bone Miner Res. 2014 Apr; 29(4):855-65. PMID: 24115157; PMCID: PMC3961497.
    3. Cheng S, Xing W, Zhou X, Mohan S. Haploinsufficiency of osterix in chondrocytes impairs skeletal growth in mice. Physiol Genomics. 2013 Oct 01; 45(19):917-23. PMID: 23943855; PMCID: PMC3798779.
    4. Sinha KM, Zhou X. Genetic and molecular control of osterix in skeletal formation. J Cell Biochem. 2013 May; 114(5):975-84. PMID: 23225263; PMCID: PMC3725781.
    5. Cao Z, Zhang H, Zhou X, Han X, Ren Y, Gao T, Xiao Y, de Crombrugghe B, Somerman MJ, Feng JQ. Genetic evidence for the vital function of Osterix in cementogenesis. J Bone Miner Res. 2012 May; 27(5):1080-92. PMID: 22246569; PMCID: PMC4006083.
    6. Zhou X, Zhang Z, Feng JQ, Dusevich VM, Sinha K, Zhang H, Darnay BG, de Crombrugghe B. Multiple functions of Osterix are required for bone growth and homeostasis in postnatal mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Jul 20; 107(29):12919-24. PMID: 20615976; PMCID: PMC2919908.
    7. Luo J, Zhou W, Zhou X, Li D, Weng J, Yi Z, Cho SG, Li C, Yi T, Wu X, Li XY, de Crombrugghe B, Höök M, Liu M. Regulation of bone formation and remodeling by G-protein-coupled receptor 48. Development. 2009 Aug; 136(16):2747-56. PMID: 19605502; PMCID: PMC2730404.
    8. Zhang C, Cho K, Huang Y, Lyons JP, Zhou X, Sinha K, McCrea PD, de Crombrugghe B. Inhibition of Wnt signaling by the osteoblast-specific transcription factor Osterix. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 May 13; 105(19):6936-41. PMID: 18458345; PMCID: PMC2383965.
    9. Xia WY, Lien HC, Wang SC, Pan Y, Sahin A, Kuo YH, Chang KJ, Zhou X, Wang H, Yu Z, Hortobagyi G, Shi DR, Hung MC. Expression of PEA3 and lack of correlation between PEA3 and HER-2/neu expression in breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2006 Aug; 98(3):295-301. PMID: 16752078.
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    10. Nakashima K, Zhou X, Kunkel G, Zhang Z, Deng JM, Behringer RR, de Crombrugghe B. The novel zinc finger-containing transcription factor osterix is required for osteoblast differentiation and bone formation. Cell. 2002 Jan 11; 108(1):17-29. PMID: 11792318.
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    11. Huang W, Zhou X, Lefebvre V, de Crombrugghe B. Phosphorylation of SOX9 by cyclic AMP-dependent protein kinase A enhances SOX9's ability to transactivate a Col2a1 chondrocyte-specific enhancer. Mol Cell Biol. 2000 Jun; 20(11):4149-58. PMID: 10805756; PMCID: PMC85784.
    12. Hasegawa T, Zhou X, Garrett LA, Ruteshouser EC, Maity SN, de Crombrugghe B. Evidence for three major transcription activation elements in the proximal mouse proalpha2(I) collagen promoter. Nucleic Acids Res. 1996 Aug 15; 24(16):3253-60. PMID: 8774909; PMCID: PMC146084.
    13. Lefebvre V, Zhou G, Mukhopadhyay K, Smith CN, Zhang Z, Eberspaecher H, Zhou X, Sinha S, Maity SN, de Crombrugghe B. An 18-base-pair sequence in the mouse proalpha1(II) collagen gene is sufficient for expression in cartilage and binds nuclear proteins that are selectively expressed in chondrocytes. Mol Cell Biol. 1996 Aug; 16(8):4512-23. PMID: 8754852; PMCID: PMC231450.
    14. Zhao GQ, Zhao S, Zhou X, Eberspaecher H, Solursh M, de Crombrugghe B. rDlx, a novel distal-less-like homeoprotein is expressed in developing cartilages and discrete neuronal tissues. Dev Biol. 1994 Jul; 164(1):37-51. PMID: 7913069.
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    15. Zhao GQ, Zhou X, Eberspaecher H, Solursh M, de Crombrugghe B. Cartilage homeoprotein 1, a homeoprotein selectively expressed in chondrocytes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1993 Sep 15; 90(18):8633-7. PMID: 7690966; PMCID: PMC47412.
    16. Zhao GQ, Zhao Q, Zhou X, Mattei MG, de Crombrugghe B. TFEC, a basic helix-loop-helix protein, forms heterodimers with TFE3 and inhibits TFE3-dependent transcription activation. Mol Cell Biol. 1993 Aug; 13(8):4505-12. PMID: 8336698; PMCID: PMC360062.
    17. Legerski R, Zhou X, Dresback J, Eberspaecher H, McKinney S, Segarini P, de Crombrugghe B. Molecular cloning and characterization of a novel rat activin receptor. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1992 Mar 16; 183(2):672-9. PMID: 1312838.
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    18. Dual pathways to endochondral osteoblasts. Biology Open. 4:608-621.
    19. Cell fate of growth plate chondrocytes in endochondral ossification. 115-142.
    20. Chd7 cooperates with Sox10 and regulates the onset of CNS myelination and remyelination. Nature Neuroscience. 19:678-689.
    21. Chondrocytes Transdifferentiate into Osteoblasts in Endochondral Bone during Development, Postnatal Growth and Fracture Healing in Mice. PLoS Genetics. 10.
    22. Signaling pathways regulating cartilage growth plate formation and activity. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology.
    23. Erratum. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 20:7838.
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