Yanshu Wang

Research Specialist
(410) 955-4680
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Selected Publications:
Cho, C., Wang, Y., Smallwood, P.M., Williams, J., Nathans, J. (2019) Molecular determinants in Frizzled, Reck, and Wnt7a for ligand-specific signaling in neurovascular development.  eLife 8: e47300. [ pdf ]
Wang, Y., Sabbagh, M.F.,  Gu, X., Rattner, A., Willia ms, J., and Nathans, J. (201 9) Beta-catenin signaling regu lates barrier-specific gene expression in circumventricular organ and ocular vasculatures.  eLife 8: e43257. [ pdf ]
Wang, Y., Cho, C., Williams, J., Smallwood, P.M., Zhang, C.,  Junge, H.J., and Nathans, J. (2018) Interplay of the Norrin and Wnt7a/Wnt7b signaling systems in blood-brain barrier and blood-retina barrier development and maintenance. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 15: E11827-E11836. [ pdf ]
Wang, Y., Chang, H., Rattner, A., and Nathans, J. (2016) Frizzled receptors in development and disease. Current Topics in Developmental Biology 117: 113-139. [ pdf ]
Wang, Y., Williams, J., Rattner, A., Wu, S., Bassuk, A.G., Goffinet, A.M., and Nathans, J. (2016) Patterning of papillae on the mouse tongue: A system for the quantitative assessment of planar cell polarity signaling.  Developmental Biology 419: 298-310. [ pdf ]
Chang, H., Cahill, H., Smallwood, P.M., Wang, Y., and Nathans, J. (2015) Identification of Astrotactin2 as a genetic modifier that regulates the global orientation of mammalian hair follicles. PLOS Genetics 11: e1005532. [ pdf ]