Selected publications


  1. Zhang CL, Zou Y, He W, Gage FH, Evans RM. A role for adult TLX-positive neural stem cells in learning and behavior. Nature. 2008 Feb 21;451(7181):1004-7. Epub 2008 Jan 30.

  2. Zhang CL, Zou Y, Yu R, Gage FH, Evans RM. Nuclear Receptor TLX Prevents Retinal Dystrophy and Recruits the Corepressor Atrophin1. Genes and Development. 2006 May; 20(10):1308-20.

  3. Wang YX, Zhang CL, Yu RT, Cho HK, Nelson MC, Bayuga-Ocampo CR, Ham J, Kang H, Evans RM. Regulation of Muscle Fiber Type and Running Endurance by PPARdelta. PLoS Biol. 2004 Aug 24.

  4. Zhang CL, McKinsey TA, Chang S, Antos CL, Hill JA, Olson EN. Class II histone deacetylases act as signal-responsive repressors of cardiac hypertrophy. Cell.2002 Aug 23;110(4):479-88.

  5. Zhang CL, McKinsey TA, Olson EN. The transcriptional corepressor MITR is a signal-responsive inhibitor of myogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001, 98(13):7354-9.

Publications


  1. Zhang CL, Zou Y, He W, Gage FH, Evans RM. A role for adult TLX-positive neural stem cells in learning and behavior. Nature. 2008 Feb 21;451(7181):1004-7. Epub 2008 Jan 30.

  2. Wan Y, Saghatelian A, Chong LW, Zhang CL, Cravatt BF, Evans RM. Maternal PPAR gamma protects nursing neonates by suppressing the production of inflammatory milk. Genes and Development. 2007 Aug 1;21(15):1895-908.

  3. Zhang CL, Zou Y, Yu R, Gage FH, Evans RM. Nuclear Receptor TLX Prevents Retinal Dystrophy and Recruits the Corepressor Atrophin1. Genes and Development. 2006 May; 20(10):1308-20.

  4. Cao D, Wang Z, Zhang CL (co-first authors), Oh J, Xing W, Li S, Richardson JA, Wang DZ, Olson EN. Modulation of smooth muscle gene expression by association of histone acetyltransferases and deacetylases with myocardin. Mol Cell Biol. 2005 Jan;25(1):364-76.

  5. Wang YX, Zhang CL, Yu RT, Cho HK, Nelson MC, Bayuga-Ocampo CR, Ham J, Kang H, Evans RM. Regulation of Muscle Fiber Type and Running Endurance by PPARdelta. PLoS Biol. 2004 Aug 24.

  6. Chang S, McKinsey TA, Zhang CL, Richardson JA, Hill JA, Olson EN. Histone deacetylases 5 and 9 govern responsiveness of the heart to a subset of stress signals and play redundant roles in heart development. Mol Cell Biol. 2004 Oct;24(19):8467-76.

  7. Antos CL, McKinsey TA, Dreitz M, Hollingsworth LM, Zhang CL, Schreiber K, Rindt H, Gorczynski RJ, Olson EN. Dose-dependent blockade to cardiomyocyte hypertrophy by histone deacetylase inhibitors. J Biol Chem. 2003 Aug 1;278(31):28930-7.

  8. Zhang CL, McKinsey TA, Chang S, Antos CL, Hill JA, Olson EN. Class II histone deacetylases act as signal-responsive repressors of cardiac hypertrophy. Cell.2002 Aug 23;110(4):479-88.

  9. Zhang CL, McKinsey TA, Olson EN. Association of class II histone deacetylases with heterochromatin protein 1: potential role for histone methylation in control of muscle differentiation. Mol Cell Biol. 2002 Oct;22(20):7302-12.

  10. Shin CH, Liu ZP, Passier R, Zhang CL, Wang DZ, Harris TM, Yamagishi H, Richardson JA, Childs G, Olson EN. Modulation of cardiac growth and development by HOP, an unusual homeodomain protein. Cell. 2002 Sep 20;110(6):725-35.

  11. Zhang CL, McKinsey TA, Olson EN. The transcriptional corepressor MITR is a signal-responsive inhibitor of myogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001, 98(13):7354-9.

  12. Zhang CL, McKinsey TA, Lu JR, Olson EN. Association of COOH-terminal-binding protein (CtBP) and MEF2-interacting transcription repressor (MITR) contributes to transcriptional repression of the MEF2 transcription factor. J Biol Chem. 2001 Jan 5;276(1):35-9.

  13. McKinsey TA, Zhang CL, Olson EN. Identification of a signal-responsive nuclear export sequence in class II histone deacetylases. Mol Cell Biol. 2001 Sep;21(18):6312-21.

  14. McKinsey TA, Zhang CL (co-first authors), Olson EN. Activation of the myocyte enhancer factor-2 transcription factor by calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase-stimulated binding of 14-3-3 to histone deacetylase 5. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000 Dec 19;97(26):14400-5.

  15. McKinsey TA, Zhang CL, Lu J, Olson EN. Signal-dependent nuclear export of a histone deacetylase regulates muscle differentiation. Nature. 2000 Nov 2;408(6808):106-11.

  16. Lu J, McKinsey TA, Zhang CL, Olson EN. Regulation of skeletal myogenesis by association of the MEF2 transcription factor with class II histone deacetylases. Mol Cell. 2000 Aug;6(2):233-44.

  17. McKinsey TA, Zhang CL, Olson EN. Signaling chromatin to make muscle. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2002 Dec;14(6):763-72. Review.

  18. McKinsey TA, Zhang CL, Olson EN. MEF2: a calcium-dependent regulator of cell division, differentiation and death. Trends Biochem Sci. 2002 Jan;27(1):40-7. Review.

  19. McKinsey TA, Zhang CL, Olson EN. Control of muscle development by dueling HATs and HDACs. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2001 Oct;11(5):497-504. Review.