Publications

  1. Yoshihara E, O'Connor C, Gasser E, Wei Z, Oh TG, Tseng TW, Wang D, Cayabyab F, Dai Y, Yu RT, Liddle C, Atkins AR, Downes M, Evans RM. Immune-evasive human islet-like organoids ameliorate diabetes. Nature. 2020 Oct; 586 (7830):606-611 Epub 2020 Aug 19
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  2. Wei Z, Yoshihara E, He N, Hah N, Fan W, Pinto AFM, Huddy T, Wang Y, Ross B, Estepa G, Dai Y, Ding N, Sherman MH, Fang S, Zhao X, Liddle C, Atkins AR, Yu RT, Downes M, Evans RM. Vitamin D Switches BAF Complexes to Protect beta Cells. Cell. 2018 May 17; 173 (5):1135-1149.e15 Epub 2018 May 10
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  3. Fan W, He N, Lin CS, Wei Z, Hah N, Waizenegger W, He MX, Liddle C, Yu RT, Atkins AR, Downes M, Evans RM. ERRgamma Promotes Angiogenesis, Mitochondrial Biogenesis, and Oxidative Remodeling in PGC1alpha/beta-Deficient Muscle. Cell Rep. 2018 Mar 6; 22 (10):2521-2529
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  4. Yoshihara E, Wei Z, Lin CS, Fang S, Ahmadian M, Kida Y, Tseng T, Dai Y, Yu RT, Liddle C, Atkins AR, Downes M, Evans RM. ERRgamma Is Required for the Metabolic Maturation of Therapeutically Functional Glucose-Responsive beta Cells. Cell Metab. 2016 Apr 12; 23 (4):622-34
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  5. Kida YS, Kawamura T, Wei Z, Sogo T, Jacinto S, Shigeno A, Kushige H, Yoshihara E, Liddle C, Ecker JR, Yu RT, Atkins AR, Downes M, Evans RM. ERRs Mediate a Metabolic Switch Required for Somatic Cell Reprogramming to Pluripotency. Cell Stem Cell. 2015 May 7; 16 (5):547-55 Epub 2015 Apr 09
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  6. Takada H, Saito Y, Mituyama T, Wei Z, Yoshihara E, Jacinto S, Downes M, Evans RM, Kida YS. Methylome, transcriptome, and PPAR(gamma) cistrome analyses reveal two epigenetic transitions in fat cells. Epigenetics. 2014 Sep; 9 (9):1195-206 Epub 2014 July 10
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  7. Chung J, Anderson SA, Gwynn B, Deck KM, Chen MJ, Langer NB, Shaw GC, Huston NC, Boyer LF, Datta S, Paradkar PN, Li L, Wei Z, Lambert AJ, Sahr K, Wittig JG, Chen W, Lu W, Galy B, Schlaeger TM, Hentze MW, Ward DM, Kaplan J, Eisenstein RS, Peters LL, Paw BH. Iron regulatory protein-1 protects against mitoferrin-1-deficient porphyria. J Biol Chem. 2014 Mar 14; 289 (11):7835-43 Epub 2014 Feb 07
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  8. Lyu J, Kim HR, Yamamoto V, Choi SH, Wei Z, Joo CK, Lu W. Protein phosphatase 4 and Smek complex negatively regulate Par3 and promote neuronal differentiation of neural stem/progenitor cells. Cell Rep. 2013 Nov 14; 5 (3):593-600 Epub 2013 Oct 24
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  9. Wei Z, Huang D, Gao F, Chang WH, An W, Coetzee GA, Wang K, Lu W. Biological implications and regulatory mechanisms of long-range chromosomal interactions. J Biol Chem. 2013 Aug 2; 288 (31):22369-77 Epub 2013 June 18
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  10. Wei Z, Gao F, Kim S, Yang H, Lyu J, An W, Wang K, Lu W. Klf4 organizes long-range chromosomal interactions with the oct4 locus in reprogramming and pluripotency. Cell Stem Cell. 2013 Jul 3; 13 (1):36-47 Epub 2013 June 06
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  11. Gao F, Wei Z, An W, Wang K, Lu W. The interactomes of POU5F1 and SOX2 enhancers in human embryonic stem cells. Sci Rep. 2013; 3:1588
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  12. Gao F, Wei Z, Lu W, Wang K. Comparative analysis of 4C-Seq data generated from enzyme-based and sonication-based methods. BMC Genomics. 2013; 14:345.
  13. Hasegawa K, Zhang P, Wei Z, Pomeroy JE, Lu W, Pera MF. Comparison of reprogramming efficiency between transduction of reprogramming factors, cell-cell fusion, and cytoplast fusion. Stem Cells. 2010 Aug; 28 (8):1338-48
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  14. Wei Z, Yang Y, Zhang P, Andrianakos R, Hasegawa K, Lyu J, Chen X, Bai G, Liu C, Pera M, Lu W. Klf4 interacts directly with Oct4 and Sox2 to promote reprogramming. Stem Cells. 2009 Dec; 27 (12):2969-78
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  15. Ge J, Wei Z, Huang Y, Yin J, Zhou Z, Zhong J. AcMNPV ORF38 protein has the activity of ADP-ribose pyrophosphatase and is important for virus replication. Virology. 2007 Apr 25; 361 (1):204-11 Epub 2006 Dec 15
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