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Kulis, M. et al. (2015) Whole‑genome fingerprint of the DNA methylome during human B cell differentiation. Nat. Genet. 47(7): 746–756.

Kuwahara, M. et al. (2014) The Menin-Bach2 axis is critical for regulating CD4 T-cell senescence and cytokine homeostasis. Nat. Commun. 5: 3555.

Riquelme, P. et al. (2013) IFN-γ-induced iNOS expression in mouse regulatory macrophages prolongs allograft survival in fully immunocompetent recipients. Mol. Ther. 21: 409–422.

Perez, J. et al. (2011) Accumulation of CD4+ T cells in the colon of CsA-treated mice following myeloablative conditioning and bone marrow transplantation. Am. J. Physiol. Gastrointest. Liver Physiol. 300: G843–G852.

Bonnefoy, F. et al. (2011) TGF-β–exposed plasmacytoid dendritic cells participate in Th17 commitment. J. Immunol.186: 6157–6164.

Soroosh, P. et al. (2011) Herpesvirus entry mediator (TNFRSF14) regulates the persistence of T helper memory cell populations. J. Exp. Med. 208: 797–809.

Li, L. et al. (2011) Transcriptional regulation of the Th17 immune response by IKKα. J. Exp. Med. 208: 787–796.

Nanua S. et al. (2011) Activation of the unfolded protein response is associated with impaired granulopoiesis in transgenic mice expressing mutant Elane. Blood: 117: 3539–3547.

Sun J.C. et al. (2011) Homeostatic proliferation generates long-lived natural killer cells that respond against viral infection. J. Exp. Med. 208: 357–368.

Liu X. et al. (2011) High-dose dexamethasone shifts the balance of stimulatory and inhibitory Fc receptors on monocytes in patients with primary immune thrombocytopenia. Blood 117: 2061–2069.

Janikashvili N. et al. (2011) Allogeneic effector/memory Th-1 cells impair FoxP3+ regulatory T lymphocytes and synergize with chaperone-rich cell lysate vaccine to treat leukaemia. Blood 117: 1555–1564.

Sanz E. et al. (2010) Ordering human CD34+CD10–CD19+ pre/pro-B-cell and CD19– common lymphoid progenitor stages in two pro-B-cell development pathways. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107: 5925–5930.

Cai S.F. et al. (2010) Granzyme B is not required for regulatory T cell–mediated suppression of graft-versus-host disease. Blood 115: 1669–1677

Cancer research

Bénéteau, M. et al. (2012) Combination of glycolysis inhibition with chemotherapy results in an antitumor immune response. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A. 109: 20071–20076. 

Liu, Y. et al. (2011) Expression of p16INK4a prevents cancer and promotes aging in lymphocytes. Blood 117: 3257–3267.

Vargova, K. et al. (2011) MYB transcriptionally regulates the miR-155 host gene in chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Blood 117: 3816–3825.

Tawara, I. et al. (2011) Interleukin-6 modulates graft-versus-host responses after experimental allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. Clin. Cancer Res. 17: 77–88.

Tokunaga, M. et al. (2010) BCR-ABL but not JAK2 V617F inhibits erythropoiesis through the ras signal by inducing p21CIP1/WAF1. J. Biol. Chem. 285: 31774–31782.

Thompson, E.D. et al. (2010) Tumor masses support naive T cell infiltration, activation, and differentiation into effectors. J. Exp. Med. 207: 1791–1804

Stem cell research

Haus, D.L. et al. (2014) CD133-enriched xeno-Free human embryonic-derived neural stem cells expand rapidly in culture and do not form teratomas in immunodeficient mice. Stem Cell Res. 3:214–226.

Carlson, S. et al. (2011) Cardiac mesenchymal stem cells contribute to scar formation after myocardial infarction. Cardiovasc. Res. 91: 99–107.

Chen, T. H.-P. et al. (2011) Knockdown of Hspa9, a del(5q31.2) gene, results in a decrease in hematopoietic progenitors in mice. Blood 117: 1530–1539

Gieseke, F. et al. (2010) Human multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells use galectin-1 to inhibit immune effector cells. Blood 116: 3770–3779.

Shono, Y. et al. (2010) Bone marrow graft-versus-host disease: early destruction of hematopoietic niche after MHC-mismatched hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Blood 115: 5401–5411.

Yamashita, T. et al. (2010) Oncostatin M renders epithelial cell adhesion molecule–positive liver cancer stem cells sensitive to 5-fluorouracil by inducing hepatocytic differentiation. Cancer Res. 70: 4687–4697.

Song, J. et al. (2010) An in vivo model to study and manipulate the hematopoietic stem cell niche. Blood 115: 2592–2600.

Gutman, J.A. et al. (2010) Single-unit dominance after double-unit umbilical cord blood transplantation coincides with a specific CD8+ T cell response against the non-engrafted unit. Blood 115: 757–765.

Cell & molecular biology

Kim, M.S. et al. (2014) A draft map of the human proteome. Nature 509: 575–581.

Zhao, L. et al. (2011) Integrated genome-wide chromatin occupancy and expression analyses identify key myeloid pro-differentiation transcription factors repressed by Myb. Nucleic Acids Res. 39: 4664–4679.

Tandon, P. et al. (2011) Requirement for ribosomal protein S6 kinase 1 to mediate glycolysis and apoptosis resistance induced by Pten deficiency. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108: 2361–2365.

Belzile, J-P. et al. (2010) HIV-1 Vpr induces the K48-linked polyubiquitination and proteasomal degradation of target cellular proteins to activate ATR andpPromote G2 arrest. J. Virol. 84: 3320 – 3330.

Jeong, S.M. et al. (2010) The SWI/SNF chromatin-remodeling complex modulates peripheral T cell activation and proliferation by controlling AP-1 expression. J. Biol. Chem. 285: 2340–2350.


Minami, S. et al. (2014) Progranulin protects against amyloid β deposition and toxicity in Alzheimer’s disease mouse models. Nat. Med. 20: 1157–1164. 

Fadul. C.E. et al. (2011) Immune modulation effects of concomitant temozolomide and radiation therapy on peripheral blood mononuclear cells in patients with glioblastoma multiforme. Neuro. Oncol. 13: 393–400.

Ferrandi, C. et al. (2011) Characterization of immune cell subsets during the active phase of multiple sclerosis reveals disease and c-Jun N-terminal kinase pathway biomarkers. Mult. Scler. 17: 43–56.

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