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Recent Publications:

  1. Salem M, O’Brien J, Bernaudo S, Shawer H, Ye G, Brkic J, Amleh A, Vanderhyden B, Reky B, Yang BB, Krylov S, and Peng C, 2018. MicroRNA-590-3p promotes ovarian cancer growth and metastasis via a novel FOXA2-Versican pathway. Cancer Res 78: 4175-4190
  2. Brkic J, Dunk C, Fu G, Nadeem L, O’Brien J, Wang YL, Rosman D, Shynlova O, Yougbaré I, Ni H, Lye S, and Peng C, 2018. MicroRNA-218-5p promotes endovascular trophoblast differentiation and spiral artery remodeling. Mol Ther 26:2189-2205.
  3. O’Brien J, Hayder H, Zayed Y, and Peng C, 2018. Overview of microRNA biogenesis, mechanisms of actions, and circulation. Front Endocrinol 9:402.
  4. Fang L, Du WW, Lyu J, Zhang C, Yang W, Dong J, Wu N, Awan FM, He C, Yee AJ, Peng C, MacKay HJ, Yang BB, 2018. Enhanced breast cancer progression by mutant p53 is inhibited by the circular RNA circ-Ccnb1. Cell Death Differ, Epub ahead of print.
  5. Du WW, Yang W, Li X, Awan FM, Yang Z, Fang L, Lyu J, Li F, Peng C, Krylov SN, Xie Y, Zhang Y, He C, Wu N, Zhang C, Sdiri M, Dong J, Ma J, Gao C, Hibberd S, Yang BB, 2018. A circular RNA circ-DNMT1 enhances breast cancer progression by activating autophagy. Oncogene, Epub ahead of print.
  6. Hayder H, O’Brien J, Nadeem U, and Peng C, 2018. MicroRNAs: Crucial regulators of placental development. Reproduction 155: R259-R271.
  7. Wang H, Zhang L, Guo X, Bai Y, Li YX, Sha J, Peng C, Wang YL, Liu M, 2018. MiR-195 modulates oxidative stress-induced apoptosis and energy production in human trophoblasts via flavin adenine dinucleotide-dependent oxidoreductase domain-containing protein 1 and pyruvate dehydrogenase phosphatase regulatory subunit. J Hypertens 36:306-318.
  8. Le N, Nguyen BK, Ye G, Peng C, and Chen J, 2017. Tuning the sensing performance of multilayer plasmonic core-satellite assemblies for rapid detection of targets from lysed cells. ACS Sensors 2:1578-1583.
  9. Bernaudo S, Khazai S, Honarparvar E, Kopteva A, Peng C, 2017. Epidermal growth factor promotes cyclin G2 degradation via calpain-mediated proteolysis in gynaecological cancer cells. PLoS One 12: e0179906.
  10. Yougbaré I, Tai WS, Zdravic D, Oswald BE, Lang S, Zhu G, Leong-Poi H, Qu D, Yu L, Dunk C, Zhang J, Sled JG, Lye SJ, Brkíc J, Peng C, Höglund P, Croy BA, Adamson SL, Wen XY, Stewart DJ, Freedman J, Ni H, 2017. Activated NK cells cause placental dysfunction and miscarriages in fetal alloimmune thrombocytopenia. Nat Commun 8: 224.
  11. Hu L, Stasheuski AS, Wegman DW, Wu N, Yang BB, Hayder H,Peng C, Liu SK, Yousef GM, Krylov SN, 2017. Accurate microRNA analysis in crude cell lysates by capillary electrophoresis-based hybridization assay in comparison with quanitative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction. Anal Chem 89:4743-4748.
  12. Perez CJ, Tata A, de Campos ML, Peng C, Ifa DR, 2017. Monitoring Toxic Ionic Liquids in Zebrafish (Danio rerio) with Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry Imaging (DESI-MSI). J Am Soc Mass Spectrom 28: 1136-1148.
  13. Qi X, Salem M, Zhou W, Sato Shimizu M, Ye G, Smitz J, and Peng C, 2016. Neurokinin B exerts direct effects on the ovary to stimulate estradiol production. Endocrinology 157: 3355-3365.
  14. Zhao H, Yu X, Ding Y, Zhao J, Wang G, Wu X, Jiang J, Peng C, Guo GZ, Cui S, 2016. MiR-770-5p inhibits cisplatin chemoresistance in human ovarian cancer by targeting ERCC2. Oncotarget 7:53254-53268.
  15. Luo R, Wang Y, Xu P, Zhao Y, Shao X, Cao G, Li YX, Chang C, Peng C, Wang YL, 2016. Hypoxia-inducible miR-210 contributes to preeclampsia via targeting thrombospondin type I domain containing 7A. Sci Rep 6:19588. doi: 10.1038/srep19588.
  16. Wu H, Wang H, Liu M, Bai Y, Li YX, Ji L, Peng C, Yu Y, and Wang YL, 2016. MiR-195 participates in the placental disorder of preeclampsia via targeting activin receptor type-2B in trophoblastic cells. J Hypertens 34: 1371-1379.
  17. Bernaudo S, Salem M, Qi X, Zhou W, Zhang C, Yang W, Rosman D, Ye G, Deng Z, Yang BB, Vanderhyden B, Wu Z, and Peng C, 2016. Cyclin G2 inhibits epithelial mesenchymal transition by inhibiting β-catenin signaling. Oncogene 35: 4816-4827.
  18. O’Brian J, Hayder H, and Peng C, 2016. Automated Quantification and Analysis of Cell Counting Procedures using ImageJ Plugins. J Vis Exp video/54719.
  19. Mourgues L, Imbert V, Nebout M, Colosetti P, Neffati Z, Lagadec P, Peng C, Duprez E, Maguer-Satta V, Nicolini F-E, Mary D, and Peyron JF, 2015. The BMI1 polycomb protein represses Cyclin G2-induced autophagy to support proliferation in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia cells. Leukemia 29: 1993-2002.
  20. Wang Y, MacLachlan E, Nguyen BK, Fu G, Peng C, and Chen J. Optical Detection of MicroRNA with Plasmonic Nanoparticle Dimers, 2015. Analyst. 140, 1140-1148.
  21. Qi X, Zhou W, Liu Y, Li S, Ye G, Liu X, Peng C*, Zhang Y*, and Lin HR*, 2015. Goldfish Neurokinin Bs: cloning, expression, regulation, and role in reproduction.  Gen Comp Endocrin 221:267-77.
  22. Nadeem U, Ye G, Salem M, and Peng C*, 2014. MicroRNA-378a-5p inhibits trophoblast fusion and differentiation by targeting cyclin G2. Bio Reprod, 91:1-10.
  23. Luo R, Shao X, Xu P, Liu Y, Wang Y, ZhaO Y, Liu M, Ji L, Li Y, Chang C, Qiao J, Peng C*, and Wang YL*, 2014. MicroRNA-210 contributes to preeclampsia by down-regulating KCMF1. Hypertension 64:839-845.
  24. Abramov R, Fu G, Zhang Y, and Peng C*, 2013. Expression and Regulation of microRNA-17a and microRNA-430b in zebrafish follicles. Gen Comp Endocrinol 188:309-315.
  25. Fu G, Brkic J, Hayder H, and Peng C*, 2013. MicroRNAs in human placental development and pregnancy complications. Int J Mol Sci 14: 5519-5544.
  26. Fu G, Ye G, Nadeem L, Ji L, Manchanda T, Wang Y, Zhao Y, Qiao J, Wang YL, Lye S Yang BB, and Peng C*, 2013. MicroRNA-376c is dysregulated in preeclampsia and impairs TGF-b and Nodal signaling to promote trophoblast cell proliferation and invasion. Hypertension, 61:864-872.
  27. Du W, Fang L, Li M, Qian W, Liang Y, Peng C, Deng X, O’Melley YQ, Askeland R, Sugg S, Qian J, Lin J, Yee AJ, Yang X, Shan SW, Wang CH, and Yang BB, 2013. MicroRNA miR-24 Promotes Tumor Invasion and Metastasis by Targeting PTPN9 and PTPRF to promote EGF signaling. J Cell Sci 126:1440-1453.
  28. Ji La, Brikc Ja, Liu Ma, Fu G, Peng C*, Wang YL*, 2013. Placental Trophoblast cell differentiation: physiological regulation and pathological relevance to preeclampsia. Mol Aspects Med 34:981-1023 (a, co-first author).
  29. Nadeem L, Chen Y, Bui T, Munir S and Peng C*, 2013. Cytosolic mislocalization of p27 mediates the anti-migratory and anti-proliferative effects of Nodal in human trophoblast cells. J Cell Sci 126:445-453.
  30. Fang L, Du WW, Yang W, Rutnam ZJ, Peng C, Li H, O’Malley YQ, Askeland RW, Sugg S, Liu M, Mehta T, Deng Z, and Yang BB, 2012. MiR-93 Enhances Angiogenesis and Metastasis by Targeting LATS2. Cell Cycle 11:4352-65.
  31. Siragam V, Jeyapalan Z, Yang W, Fang L, Luo L, Li M, Deng C, Peng C and Yang BB, 2012. MicroRNA miR-98 inhibits tumor angiogenesis and invasion by targeting activin receptor-like kinase 4 and matrix metalloproteinase-11. Oncotarget 3:1370-85.
  32. Gao WL, Liu M, Yang Y, Yang H, Liao Q, Bai Y, Li YX, Li D, Peng C, Wang YL, 2012. The imprinted H19 gene regulates human placental trophoblast cell proliferation via encoding miR-675 that targets Nodal Modulator 1 (NOMO1). RNA Biol 9: 1002-1010.
  33. Bai Y, Yang W, Yang HX, Liao Q, Ye G, Fu G, Ji L, Xu P, Li Y, Peng C*, and Yan-ling Wang*, 2012. Downregulated MiR-195 Detected in Preeclamptic Placenta Affects Trophoblast Cell Invasion via Modulating ActRIIA Expression. PLoS One, 7: e38875.
  34. Yu L, Cao B, Fu G, Ye G, Liao QP, Yang HX, Lin YX, Li J, Peng C*, and Wang YL*, 2012. High levels of activin-A detected in preeclamptic placenta induce apoptosis by promoting Nodal signalling. J Clin Endo Metab 98: E1370-1379.
  35. De Silva T, Ye G, Liang YY, Fu G, Xu G and Peng C*, Nodal signaling promotes human Glioblastoma cell proliferation.  Front Endocrinol, 3:59.
  36. Zhao F, Huang F, Li X, Zhang N, Amfilochiadis A, Hu R, Jin T, Peng C, and Wang Q, 2012. Nodal induces apoptosis, suppresses proliferation through the activation of ALK7 signaling pathways in pancreatic INS-1 b  Am J Physiol Endo Metab 303: E132-143.
  37. Luo L, Ye G, Nadeem L, Fu G, Yang BB, Honarparvar E, Dunk C, Lye S and Peng C*, 2012. MicroRNA 378a-5p promotes trophoblast invasion by targeting Nodal. J Cell Sci 125:3124-3132 (highlighted by the journal).
  38. Shepperd E, Peng C and Unniappan S, 2012. Ghrelinergic system in fish ovaries and Ghrelin inhibition of oocyte maturation in zebrafish. Gen Comp Endocrinol 176: 426-431.
  39. Zeng F, Xu G, Zhou T, Yang C, Wang X, Peng C and Zhou H, 2012. Reduced expression of activin receptor-like kinase 7 in breast cancer is associated with tumor progression. Medical Oncol, 29:2519-2526.
  40. Fu G and Peng C*, 2011. Nodal Induces FoxO3a Expression and its Synergistic Interaction with Smads to Regulate Cyclin G2 Transcription and Proliferation in Ovarian Cancer Cells. Oncogene 30:3953-66.
  41. Zhao S, Ye G, Fu G, Cheng JX, Yang BB, Peng C*, 2011. Ganoderma lucidum exerts anti-tumor effects on ovarian cancer cells and enhances their sensitivity to cisplatin. Int J Oncol 38:1319-1927.
  42. Nadeem L, Munir S, Fu G, Dunk C, Baczyk D, Caniggia I, Lye S, Peng C*, 2011. Nodal signals through activin receptor-like kinase 7 to inhibit trophoblast migration and invasion: implication in the pathogenesis of preeclampsia. Am J Pathol 178:1177-1189.
  43. Ye G, Fu G, Cui S, Zhao S, Bernaudo S, Bai Y, Ding Y, Zhang Y, Yang BB and Peng C*, 2011. MicroRNA-376c enhances ovarian cancer cell survival by targeting activin receptor-like kinase 7: implication in chemoresistance. J Cell Sci, 124:359-368 (highlighted by the journal).
  44. Fang L, Deng Z, Shatseva T, Yang J, Peng C, Du WW, Yee AJ, Ang LC, He C, Shan SW, and Yang BB, 2011. MicroRNA miR-93 Promotes Angiogenesis by Targeting Integrin b Oncogene, 30:806-821.