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Steven X. Hou, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Hou SX, Melnick MB, Perrimon N.
Marelle acts downstream of the Drosophila HOP/JAK kinase and encodes a protein similar to the mammalian STATs.
Cell. 84: 411-9, 1996.
2)  Chen HW, Chen X, Oh SW, Marinissen MJ, Gutkind JS, Hou SX.
mom identifies a receptor for the Drosophila JAK/STAT signal transduction pathway and encodes a protein distantly related to the mammalian cytokine receptor family.
Genes Dev. 16: 388-98, 2002.
3)  Wang H, Singh SR, Zheng Z, Oh SW, Chen X, Edwards K, Hou SX.
Rap-GEF signaling controls stem cell anchoring to their niche through regulating DE-cadherin-mediated cell adhesion in the Drosophila testis.
Dev. Cell. 10: 117-26, 2006.
4)  Singh SR, Liu W, Hou SX.
The adult Drosophila malpighian tubules are maintained by multipotent stem cells.
Cell Stem Cell. 1: 191-203, 2007.
5)  Satyanarayana A, Gudmundsson KO, Chen X, Coppola V, Tessarollo L, Keller JR, Hou SX.
RapGEF2 is essential for embryonic hematopoiesis but dispensable for adult hematopoiesis.
Blood. 116: 2921-31, 2010.
6)  Liu W, Chen Z, Ma Y, Wu X, Jin Y, Hou S.
Genetic characterization of the Drosophila birt-hogg-dubé syndrome gene.
PLoS ONE. 8: e65869, 2013.
7)  Zeng X, Chauhan C, Hou SX.
Stem cells in the Drosophila digestive system.
Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. 786: 63-78, 2013.
8)  Zeng X, Lin X, Hou SX.
The Osa-containing SWI/SNF chromatin-remodeling complex regulates stem cell commitment in the adult Drosophila intestine.
Development. 140: 3532-40, 2013.
9)  Zeng X, Hou SX.
Broad relays hormone signals to regulate stem cell differentiation in Drosophila midgut during metamorphosis.
Development. 139: 3917-25, 2012.
10)  Singh SR, Mishra MK, Kango-Singh M, Hou SX.
Generation and staining of intestinal stem cell lineage in adult midgut.
Methods Mol. Biol. 879: 47-69, 2012.
11)  Zeng X, Hou SX.
Kidney stem cells found in adult zebrafish.
Cell Stem Cell. 8: 247-9, 2011.
12)  Singh SR, Burnicka-Turek O, Chauhan C, Hou SX.
Spermatogonial stem cells, infertility and testicular cancer.
J. Cell. Mol. Med. 15: 468-83, 2011.
13)  Singh SR, Zeng X, Zheng Z, Hou SX.
The adult Drosophila gastric and stomach organs are maintained by a multipotent stem cell pool at the foregut/midgut junction in the cardia (proventriculus).
Cell Cycle. 10: 1109-20, 2011.
14)  Zeng X, Chauhan C, Hou SX.
Characterization of midgut stem cell- and enteroblast-specific Gal4 lines in drosophila.
Genesis. 48: 607-11, 2010.
15)  Singh SR, Zheng Z, Wang H, Oh SW, Chen X, Hou SX.
Competitiveness for the niche and mutual dependence of the germline and somatic stem cells in the Drosophila testis are regulated by the JAK/STAT signaling.
J. Cell. Physiol. 223: 500-10, 2010.
16)  Hou SX.
Intestinal stem cell asymmetric division in the Drosophila posterior midgut.
J. Cell. Physiol. 224: 581-4, 2010.
17)  Liu W, Singh SR, Hou SX.
JAK-STAT is restrained by Notch to control cell proliferation of the Drosophila intestinal stem cells.
J. Cell. Biochem. 109: 992-9, 2010.
18)  Wang P, Hou SX.
Regulation of intestinal stem cells in mammals and Drosophila.
J. Cell. Physiol. 222: 33-7, 2010.
19)  Zeng X, Singh SR, Hou D, Hou SX.
Tumor suppressors Sav/Scrib and oncogene Ras regulate stem-cell transformation in adult Drosophila malpighian tubules.
J. Cell. Physiol. 224: 766-74, 2010.
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