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Find our papers by keywords: "Sperm", "Embryo", "RNA Modifications" & "tRNA-derived small RNAs (tsRNAs)"

 Selected Publications (*equal contribution. #correspondence author)

            (2019-present) [PI at University of California, Riverside]

  • Zhang Y*, Shi J*, Rassoulzadegan M, Tuorto F, Chen Q#. Sperm RNA code programmes the metabolic health of offspring. Nature Reviews Endocrinology  (2019) DOI:10.1038/s41574-019-0226-2 [Journal] [PDF]
  • Zhang Y, Chen Q#. The expanding repertoire of hereditary information carriers. Development  (2019) 146: dev170902 doi: 10.1242/dev.170902 [Journal] [PDF]
  • Shi J*, Zhang Y*, Zhou T#, Chen Q#. tsRNAs: the Swiss army knife for translational regulation. Trends in Biochemical Sciences (2019)  44, 185-189 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tibs.2018.09.007 [Journal] [PDF]

           (2016-2018) [PI at University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine]

  • Wang J, Wang L, Feng G, Wang Y, Li Y, Li X, Liu C, Jiao G, Huang C, Shi J, Zhou T, Chen Q, Liu Z, Li W#, Zhou Q#. Asymmetric Expression of LincGET Biases Cell Fate in Two-Cell Mouse Embryos. Cell  (2018) Dec 13;175(7):1887-1901.e18 [Journal] [PDF]
  • Liu Y, Chen Q#. 150 years of Darwin’s theory of intercellular flow of hereditary information. Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology  (2018) 19, 749–750 [Journal] [PDF]

  • Zhou T#, Xie X, Li M, Shi J, Zhou JJ, Knox KS, Wang T, Chen Q, Gu W#. Rat BodyMap transcriptomes reveal unique circular RNA features across tissue types and developmental stages. RNA. 2018; 24(11):1443-1456. [Journal] [PDF]
  • Chen Q*, Shi J*, Tao Y, Zernicka-Goetz M#. Tracing the origin of heterogeneity and symmetry breaking in the early mammalian embryo. Nature Communications (2018) 9:1819. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-04155-2 [Journal] [PDF]
  • Shi J#, Ko EA, Sanders KM, Chen Q#, Zhou T#. SPORTS1.0: a tool for annotating and profiling non-coding RNAs optimized for rRNA- and tRNA- derived small RNAs. Genomics Proteomics & Bioinformatics  (2018) Apr;16(2):144-151 [Journal] [PDF]
  • Zhang Y*, Zhang X*, Shi J*, Tuorto F*, Li X*, Liu Y, Liebers R, Zhang L, Qu Y, Qian J, Pahima M, Liu Y, Yan M, Cao Z, Lei X, Cao Y, Peng H, Liu S, Wang Y, Zheng H, Woolsey R, Quilici D, Zhai Q, Li L, Zhou T, Yan W, Lyko F, Zhang Y#, Zhou Q#, Duan E#, Chen Q#. Dnmt2 mediates intergenerational transmission of paternally acquired metabolic disorders through sperm small non-coding RNAs. Nature Cell Biology (2018) 20, 535–540. DOI: 10.1038/s41556-018-0087-2 [Journal] [PDF]
    -Highlighted in: Dad’s diet – smRNA methylation signatures in sperm pass on disease risk. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2018 [PDF]