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Glenn Merlino, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Praetorius C, Grill C, Stacey SN, Metcalf AM, Gorkin DU, Robinson KC, Van Otterloo E, Kim RS, Bergsteinsdottir K, Ogmundsdottir MH, Magnusdottir E, Mishra PJ, Davis SR, Guo T, Zaidi MR, Helgason AS, Sigurdsson MI, Meltzer PS, Merlino G, Petit V, Larue L, Loftus SK, Adams DR, Sobhiafshar U, Emre NC, Pavan WJ, Cornell R, Smith AG, McCallion AS, Fisher DE, Stefansson K, Sturm RA, Steingrimsson E.
A polymorphism in IRF4 affects human pigmentation through a tyrosinase-dependent MITF/TFAP2A pathway.
Cell. 155: 1022-33, 2013.
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2)  Wilson W, Merlino G.
Flipping the phenotypic switch on a novel antimelanoma differentiation strategy.
Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 26: 791-3, 2013.
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3)  Merlino G, Flaherty K, Acquavella N, Day C, Aplin A, Holmen S, Topalian S, Van Dyke T, Herlyn M.
Meeting report: The future of preclinical mouse models in melanoma treatment is now.
Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. [Epub ahead of print], 2013.
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4)  Moustafa ME, Carlson BA, Anver MR, Bobe G, Zhong N, Ward JM, Perella CM, Hoffmann VJ, Rogers K, Combs GF, Schweizer U, Merlino G, Gladyshev VN, Hatfield DL.
Selenium and selenoprotein deficiencies induce widespread pyogranuloma formation in mice, while high levels of dietary selenium decrease liver tumor size driven by TGFa.
PLoS ONE. 8: e57389, 2013.
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5)  Van Dyke T, Merlino G.
Beta-catenin in metastatic melanoma--the smoking gun reloaded.
Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 25: 125-6, 2012.
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6)  Debbache J, Raza Zaidi M, Davis S, Guo T, Bismuth K, Wang X, Skuntz S, Maric D, Pickel J, Meltzer P, Merlino G, Arnheiter H.
In vivo role of alternative splicing and serine phosphorylation of the microphthalmia-associated transcription factor.
Genetics. 191: 133-44, 2012.
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7)  Noonan FP, Zaidi MR, Wolnicka-Glubisz A, Anver MR, Bahn J, Wielgus A, Cadet J, Douki T, Mouret S, Tucker MA, Popratiloff A, Merlino G, De Fabo EC.
Melanoma induction by ultraviolet A but not ultraviolet B radiation requires melanin pigment.
Nat Commun. 3: 884, 2012.
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8)  Wright LN, Ryscavage A, Merlino G, Yuspa SH.
Modeling the transcriptional consequences of epidermal growth factor receptor ablation in Ras-initiated squamous cancer.
Clin. Cancer Res. 18: 170-83, 2012.
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9)  Jarrett SG, Novak M, Harris N, Merlino G, Slominski A, Kaetzel DM.
NM23 deficiency promotes metastasis in a UV radiation-induced mouse model of human melanoma.
Clinical & experimental metastasis. 2012.
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10)  Zaidi MR, De Fabo EC, Noonan FP, Merlino G.
Shedding light on melanocyte pathobiology in vivo.
Cancer Res. 72: 1591-5, 2012.
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This page was last updated on 4/1/2014.