Wen-hong Li, Genhua Zheng, Photoactivatable fluorophores and techniques for biological imaging applications, Photochem Photobio Sci. In press.
Daliang Li, Shiuhwei Chen, Elisa A. Bellomo, Andrei I. Tarasov, Callan Kaut, Guy A. Rutter & Wen-hong Li, Imaging dynamic insulin release using a fluorescent zinc indicator for monitoring induced exocytotic release (ZIMIR). Proc Natl Acad Sci. In press.
Genhua Zheng, Luisa Cochella, Jie Liu, Oliver Hobert & Wen-hong Li, Temporal and spatial regulation of microRNA activity with photo-activatable cantimirs, ACS Chem Biol, 2011, DOI: 10.1021/cb200290e.
Genhua Zheng, Victor Ambros, Wen-hong Li, Inhibiting miRNA in C. elegans using a potent and selective antisense reagent, Silence, 2010, 1:9
Genhua Zheng, Victor Ambros, Wen-hong Li, Fluorescently labeled antisense reagents for inhibiting miRNA in C. elegans, The Worm Breeder's Gazette 2009, 18:15.
Wen-hong Li, Photo-activatable probes for the analysis of receptor function in living cells, Methods in Molecular Biology (Live Cell Imaging: Methods and Protocols), 591, 2009, 105 - 120.
Zhuoru Wu, Kate Luby-Phelps, Abhijit Bugde, Laura A. Molyneux, Bray Denard, Wen-Hong Li, Qurol M. Suel & David L. Garbers, Capacity for stochastic self-renewal and differentiation in mammalian spermatogonial stem cells, J. Cell Biol., 2009, 187, 513-524.
Xiaohu Ouyang, Ilya A. Shestopalov, Surajit Sinha, Genhua Zheng, Wen-Hong Li, Andrew J. Olsen & James K. Chen, Caged Morpholinos: Design, synthesis, and application, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 13255 - 13269.
Song Yang & Wen-hong Li, Assaying dynamic cell-cell junctional communication using noninvasive and quantitative fluorescence imaging techniques, LAMP and Infrared-LAMP, Nature Protocols, 2009, 4, 94-101.
Yan-Ming Guo, Shiuhwei Chen, Premnath Shetty, Genhua Zheng, Rueyling Lin, Wen-hong Li, Imaging dynamic cell-cell junctional coupling in vivo using Trojan-LAMP. Nature Methods, 2008, 5, 835-841.
Genghua Zheng, Yan-Ming Guo & Wen-hong Li, Photoactivatable and Water Soluble FRET Dyes with High Uncaging Cross Section. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 10616-10617.
René Bartz, Wen-Hong Li, Barney Venables, John K. Zehmer, Ruth Welti, Richard G. W. Anderson, Pingsheng Liu & Kent D. Chapman, Lipidomics reveals adiposomes store ether lipids and mediate phospholipid traffic, J. Lipid. Res. 2007, 48, 837 - 847.
Kenneth Dakin & Wen-hong Li, Cell Membrane Permeable Esters of D-myo-Inositol 1,4,5-Trisphosphate Cell Calcium, 2007, 42, 291-301.
Kenneth Dakin & Wen-hong Li, Infrared LAMP, two-photon uncaging and imaging of gap junctional communication in three dimensions, Nature Methods, 2006, 3, 959.
Kenneth Dakin & Wen-Hong Li, Local Ca2+ rise near store operated Ca2+ channels inhibits cell coupling during capacitative Ca2+ influx in primary human fibroblasts, Cell Commun. Adhes. 2006, 13, 29-39.
Quan Zheng, Houquan Dai, Matthew E. Merritt, Craig Malloy, CaiYuan Pan & Wen-Hong Li, A new class of macrocyclic lanthanide complexes for cell labeling and magnetic resonance imaging applications, J . Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 16178-16188.
Guoxin Kang, Oleg G. Chepurny, Michael J Rindler, Leon Collis, Zina Chepurny, Wen-hong Li, Mark Harbeck, Michael W Roe & George G Holz, A cAMP and Ca2+ coincidence detector in support of Ca2+-induced Ca2+ release (CICR) in pancreatic beta cells, J. Physiology, 2005, 566, 173-188.
Kenneth Dakin, YuRui Zhao & Wen-Hong Li, LAMP, a novel imaging assay of gap junctional communication unveils that Ca2+ influx inhibits cell coupling, Nature Methods, 2005, 2, 55-62 (News & Views, 12-14).
Ying Jie Wang, Wen-Hong Li, Jing Wang, Ke Xu, Ping Dong, Xiang Luo & Helen L. Yin, Critical role of PIP5KIg87 in InsP3-mediated Ca2+ signaling, J. Cell Biol., 2004, 167, 1005-1010
Larry E. Wagner II, Wen-Hong Li & David I. Yule, Functional consequences of phosphomimetic mutations at key PKA phosphorylation sites in the type 1 Inositol 1,4,5 trisphosphate receptor, J. Bio. Chem., 2004, 279, 46242-46252.
YuRui Zhao, Quan Zheng, Kenneth Dakin, Ke Xu, Manuel L. Martinez & Wen-Hong Li, New caged coumarin fluorophores with extraordinary uncaging cross sections suitable for biological imaging applications, J . Am. Chem. Soc.,2004, 126, 4653-4663.
Xue Hua, Erik B. Malarkey, Vice Sunjara, Steven E. Rosenwald, Wen-hong Li & Vladimir Parpura, Ca2+-dependent glutamate release involves two classes of endoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ stores in astrocytes, J. Neurosci. Res. 2004, 76, 86–97.
Damien S. K. Samways, Wen-hong Li, Stuart J. Conway, Andrew B. Holmes, Martin D. Bootman & Graeme Henderson, Co-incident signalling between µ-opioid and M3 muscarinic receptors at the level of Ca2+ release from intracellular stores: lack of evidence for Ins(1,4,5) P3 receptor sensitization, Biochem. J. 2003, 375, 713–720.
Larry E. Wagner, Wen-Hong Li & David I. Yule, Phosphorylation of type-1 inositol1,4,5-trisphosphate receptors by cyclic nucleotide-dependent protein kinases: A mutational analysis of the functionally important sites in the S2+ and S2- splice variants, J. Bio. Chem. 2003, 278, 45811-7.
Wei-Min Zhang, Kay-Pong Yip, Mo-Jun Lin, Larissa A. Shimoda, Wen-Hong Li, & James S.K. Sham, Endothelin-1 activates Ca2+ sparks in pulmonary arterial smooth muscle cells: local Ca2+ signaling between inositol triphosphate- and ryanodine-receptors, Amer. J. Physiol. Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2003, 285, L680-690.
Lauren Mackenzie, Martin D. Bootman, Mika Laine, Michael J. Berridge, Jan Turing, Andrew Holmes, Wen-Hong Li & Peter Lipp, The role of inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate receptors in Ca2+ signalling and the generation of arrhythmias in rat atrial myocytes, J. Physiology, 2002, 541, 395-409.
Peter Lipp, Mika Laine, Stephen C. Tovey, Kylie M. Burrell, Michael J. Berridge, Wen-hong Li & Martin D. Bootman, Functional InsP3 receptors that may modulate excitation-contraction coupling in the heart, Current Biology, 2000, 10, 939-942.