Publications

  1. Knapp EM, Li W, Singh V, Sun J. (2020). Nuclear receptor Ftz-f1 promotes follicle maturation and ovulation partly via bHLH/PAS transcription factor Sim. eLife  doi: 10.7554/eLife.54568
  2. Shen, W. and Sun, J. (2020). Different modes of Notch activation and strength regulation in the spermathecal secretory lineage. Development dev.184390.
  3. Knapp, E.M., Li, W., and Sun, J. (2019). Downregulation of homeodomain protein Cut is essential for follicle maturation and ovulation. Development dev.179002.
  4. Knapp, E.M., Deady, L.D. and Sun, J. (2018). Ex vivo Follicle Rupture and in situ Zymography in Drosophila. BIO-PROTOCOL 8, e2846.
  5. Li, W., Young, J.F., and Sun, J. (2018). NADPH oxidase-generated reactive oxygen species in mature follicles are essential for Drosophila ovulation. PNAS 115, 7765–7770. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1800115115
  6. Deady, L.D., Li, W., and Sun, J. (2017). The zinc-finger transcription factor Hindsight regulates ovulation competency of Drosophila follicles. eLife. e29887.
  7. Shen, W., and Sun, J. (2017). Dynamic Notch Signaling Specifies Each Cell Fate in Drosophila Spermathecal Lineage. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics g3.117.040212.
  8. Knapp, E.M., and Sun, J. (2017). Steroid signaling in mature follicles is important for Drosophila ovulation. PNAS 201614383..
  9. Deady, L.D., Sun, J. (2015). A Follicle Rupture Assay Reveals an Essential Role for Follicular Adrenergic Signaling in Drosophila Ovulation. PLoS Genetics 11(10): e1005604. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1005604
  10. Deady, L.D., Shen W., Mosure S.A., Spradling, A.C., Sun, J. (2015). Matrix Metalloproteinase 2 Is Required for Ovulation and Corpus Luteum Formation in Drosophila. PLoS Genetics 11: e1004989 doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1004989
  11. Sun, J., and Spradling, A.C. (2013). Ovulation in Drosophila is controlled by Secretory Cells of the Female Reproductive Tract. eLife. DOI: http://elifesciences.org/content/2/e00415v1
  12. Sun, J., and Spradling, A.C. (2012). NR5A Nuclear Receptor Hr39 Controls Three-Cell Secretory Unit Formation in Drosophila Female Reproductive Glands. Current Biology 22, 862–871
  13. Poulton, J.S., Huang, Y.-C., Smith, L., Sun, J., Leake, N., Schleede, J., Stevens, L.M., and Deng, W.-M. (2011). The MicroRNA Pathway Regulates the Temporal Pattern of Notch Signaling in Drosophila Follicle Cells. Development 138, 1737–1745
  14. Shyu, L.-F.*, Sun, J.*, Chung, H.-M., Huang, Y.-C., and Deng, W.-M. (2009). Notch Signaling and Developmental Cell-Cycle Arrest in Drosophila Polar Follicle Cells. Molecular Biology of the Cell 20, 5064–5073 *Co-first authors
  15. Sun, J., Smith, L., Armento, A., and Deng, W.-M. (2008). Regulation of the Endocycle/Gene Amplification Switch by Notch and Ecdysone signaling. Journal of Cell Biology. 182, 885–896
  16. Sun, J., and Deng, W.-M. (2007). Hindsight Mediates the Role of Notch in Suppressing Hedgehog Signaling and Cell Proliferation. Developmental Cell 12, 431–442
  17. Sun, J., and Deng, W.M. (2005). Notch-dependent Downregulation of the Homeodomain Gene Cut is Required for the Mitotic Cycle/Endocycle Switch and Cell Differentiation in Drosophila Follicle Cells. Development 132, 4299–4308
  18. Shi, Q., Wang, Q., Chen, Y., Sun, J, Ge, Y., Zhang, X.. 2006. Construction of Human Breast Carcinoma Cell Line Transfected with OX40L and Its Costimulatory Effect on T Cells. AiZheng. 25:148-52
  19. Shi, Q., Chen, Y., Sun, J., Mang, H., Jiang, Z., Mao, Y., Zhang, X. (2005). Expression of Human OX40L in BL21 E. coli and Studies on Its Biological Function. Chinese Journal of Immunology. 21, 163-171
  20. Wang, Q., Chen, Y., Ge, Y., Sun, J., Shi, Q, Ju, S., Dai, J., Yu, G., Zhang, X.. 2004. Characterization and Functional Study of Five Novel Monoclonal Antibodies Against Human OX40L Highlight Reverse Signaling: Enhancement of IgG Production of B Cells and Promotion of Maturation of DCs. Tissue Antigens. 64:566-74
  21. Wang, Q., Chen, Y., Sun., J., Shi, Q., Ju, S., Yu, G., Chen, J., Zhang, X. 2004. Preparation of Anti-human OX40L Functional Monoclonal Antibody and Characterization of Its Biological Activities. Chinese Journal of Microbiology and Immunology. 24, 790-793
  22. Wang, Q., Sun, J., Shi, Q., Chen, Y., Dai, J., Chen, J., Su, Y., Zhang, X. 2004. Construction of the Transfected Cell Line Expressing the Human OX40L Gene and Its Costimulation to T cells. Current Immunology. 24, 99-103
  23. Ge, Y., Chen, Y., Shi, Q., Sun, J., Wang, Q., Zhang, X. 2004. Comparison of Two Eukaryonic Expression Systems. Chinese Journal of Immunology. 20, 46-49
  24. Sun, J., Shi, Q., Wang, Q., Zhang, X. 2003. Construction of Human OX40-transfected Cell Line and Its Function to Induce Differentiation of Dendritic Cells. Shanghai Journal of Immunology. 23: 370-373
  25. Chen, Y., Shi, Q., Ge, Y., Xu, K., Gu, T., Sun, J., Li, W., Zhang, X. 2003. Gene Cloning of Human PD-L1( B7-H1) and the Corresponding Recombinant Retrovirus Construction and Stable Expression. Chinese Journal of Cancer Biotherapy. 10, 110-114