Fu-Sheng Chou University of Kansas Medical Center, USA
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Chu-Yen Chen Pediatrics, University of Kansas Medical Center, USA
1 protocol

Pei-Shan Wang
  • Research Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Missouri Kansas City, USA; Research Associate, Pediatrics, University of Kansas Medical Center, USA
Research focus
  • Developmental biology
  • 1 Author merit


PhD, University of British Columbia, Canada, 2011


· Chou FS, Li R, Wang PS. (2018) Molecular components and polarity of radial glial cells during cerebral cortex development. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 75(6):1027-1041 Invited Review
· Chou FS, Wang PS. Neuronal Precursor Migration in Ex Vivo Brain Slice Culture. Methods Mol Biol. 2018;1749:135-43. Book Chapter
· Chou FS, Wang PS. (2016) The Arp2/3 complex is essential at multiple stages of neural development. Neurogenesis. 3(1):e1261653. Invited Review
· Wang PS, Chou FS, Ramachandran S, Xia S, Chen HY, Guo F, Suraneni P, Maher BJ, Li R. (2016) Crucial Roles of the Arp2/3 Complex during Mammalian Corticogenesis. Development. 143:2741-52.
· Li Y, Wang PS, Lucas G, Li R, Yao L. (2015) ARP2/3 complex is required for directional migration of neural stem cell-derived oligodendrocyte precursors in electric fields. Stem Cell Research & Therapy. 6:41.
· Wang PS, Wang J, Zheng Y, Pallen CJ. (2012) Loss of protein-tyrosine phosphatase α (PTPα) increases proliferation and delays maturation of oligodendrocyte progenitor cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 287:12529-40.
· Fotovati A, Abu-Ali S, Wang PS, Deleyrolle LP, Lee C, Triscott J, Chen JY, Franciosi S, Nakamura Y, Sugita Y, Uchiumi T, Kuwano M, Leavitt BR, Singh SK, Jury A, Jones C, Wakimoto H, Reynolds BA, Pallen CJ, Dunn SE. (2011) YB-1 bridges neural stem cells and brain tumor-initiating cells via its roles in differentiation and cell growth. Cancer Research. 71:5569-78.
· Wang PS, Wang J, Xiao ZC, Pallen CJ. (2009) Protein-tyrosine phosphatase α acts as an upstream regulator of Fyn signaling to promote oligodendrocyte differentiation and myelination. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 284:33692-702.
· Wang PS, Chou FS, Vonau MS, Saji M, Espinosa A, Pinzone JJ. (2009) Thiazolidinediones (TZDs) downregulate Wnt/β-catenin signaling in breast cancer cells. Journal of Surgical Research. 153:210-6.
· Wang PS, Chou FS, Saji M, Porchia L, Pinzone JJ. (2008) Troglitazone inhibits cell migration, adhesion and spreading by modulating cytoskeletal rearrangement in human breast cancer cells. Molecular Carcinogenesis. 47:905-15.
· Mody M, Dharker N, Bloomston M, Wang PS, Chou FS, Glickman TS, McCaffrey T, Yang Z, Pumfery A, Lee D, Ringel MD, Pinzone JJ. (2007) Rosiglitazone sensitises MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells to anti-tumour effects of TNFα, CH11 and CYC202. Endocrine-Related Cancer. 14: 305-15.
· Chou FS, Wang PS, Kulp S, Pinzone JJ. (2007) Effects of thiazolidinediones on differentiation, proliferation, and apoptosis. Molecular Cancer Research. 5: 523-30.
· Hsu CH, Chang MD, Tai KY, Yang YT, Wang PS, Chen CJ, Wang YH, Lee SC, Wu CW, Juan LJ. (2004) HCMV IE2-mediated inhibition of HAT activity downregulates p53 function. EMBO J. 23: 2269-80.
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Authors:  Chu-Yen Chen, Fu-Sheng Chou and Pei-Shan Wang, date: 06/20/2019, view: 3252, Q&A: 0
Cell motility has been extensively studied in in vitro models using fibroblasts and keratocytes, but the cell type-specific mechanisms underlying migration of lineage- or disease-specific cells, such as neural and glial progenitor cells, ...
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