Pu Lab Publications 2008

  • Zhou, B., Ma, Q., Rajagopal, S., Wu, S. M., Domian, I., Rivera-Feliciano, J., Jiang, D., von Gise, A., Ikeda, S., Chien, K. R. and Pu, W. T. (2008) Epicardial progenitors contribute to the cardiomyocyte lineage in the developing heart. Nature 454, 109-113 PDF
  • Ma*, Q., Zhou*, B. and Pu, W. T. (2008) Reassessment of Isl1 and Nkx2-5 cardiac fate maps using a Gata4-based reporter of Cre activity. Dev Biol 323, 98-104. *equal contributions PDF
  • Zhou, B. and Pu, W. T. (2008) More than a cover: epicardium as a novel source of cardiac progenitor cells. Regen Med 3, 633-635 PDF
  • Zhou, B., von Gise, A., Ma, Q., Rivera-Feliciano, J. and Pu, W. T. (2008) Nkx2-5- and Isl1-expressing cardiac progenitors contribute to proepicardium. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 375, 450-453 PDF
  • Rojas, A., Kong, S. W., Agarwal, P., Gilliss, B., Pu, W. T. and Black, B. L. (2008) GATA4 is a direct transcriptional activator of Cyclin D2 and Cdk4 and is required for cardiomyocyte proliferation in anterior heart field-derived myocardium. Mol Cell Biol 28, 5420-5431
  • Mellgren, A. M., Smith, C. L., Olsen, G. S., Eskiocak, B., Zhou, B., Kazi, M. N., Ruiz, F. R., Pu, W. T. and Tallquist, M. D. (2008) Platelet-derived growth factor receptor beta signaling is required for efficient epicardial cell migration and development of two distinct coronary vascular smooth muscle cell populations. Circ Res 103, 1393-1401