WEI LIU

Summary

Affiliation: BGI@CHOP
Location: Philadelphia, USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Profilin is an effector for Daam1 in non-canonical Wnt signaling and is required for vertebrate gastrulation
    Akira Sato
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Development 133:4219-31. 2006
  2. pmc Mechanism of activation of the Formin protein Daam1
    Wei Liu
    Departments of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:210-5. 2008
  3. pmc Non-redundant roles for Profilin2 and Profilin1 during vertebrate gastrulation
    Deepak K Khadka
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Dev Biol 332:396-406. 2009
  4. pmc TRPM7 regulates gastrulation during vertebrate embryogenesis
    Wei Liu
    Department of Biology, College of Science and Technology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Dev Biol 350:348-57. 2011
  5. pmc TRPM7 regulates polarized cell movements
    Li Ting Su
    Department of Pharmacology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Biochem J 434:513-21. 2011
  6. pmc MIM regulates vertebrate neural tube closure
    Wei Liu
    Department of Biology, College of Science and Technology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Development 138:2035-47. 2011

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Profilin is an effector for Daam1 in non-canonical Wnt signaling and is required for vertebrate gastrulation
    Akira Sato
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Development 133:4219-31. 2006
    ..Our studies define a molecular pathway downstream of Daam1 that controls Wnt-mediated cytoskeletal reorganization for a specific morphogenetic process during vertebrate gastrulation...
  2. pmc Mechanism of activation of the Formin protein Daam1
    Wei Liu
    Departments of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:210-5. 2008
    ..Our studies together define the importance of a carboxyl-terminal binding partner, Dvl, that leads to the activation of Daam1...
  3. pmc Non-redundant roles for Profilin2 and Profilin1 during vertebrate gastrulation
    Deepak K Khadka
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Dev Biol 332:396-406. 2009
    ..Together, our studies demonstrate that XProfilin2 and XProfilin1 are non-redundant effectors for Daam1 for non-canonical Wnt signaling and that they regulate distinct functions during vertebrate gastrulation...
  4. pmc TRPM7 regulates gastrulation during vertebrate embryogenesis
    Wei Liu
    Department of Biology, College of Science and Technology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Dev Biol 350:348-57. 2011
    ..Together, these studies demonstrate an essential role for the ion channel TRPM7 and Mg(2+) in Rac-dependent polarized cell movements during vertebrate gastrulation...
  5. pmc TRPM7 regulates polarized cell movements
    Li Ting Su
    Department of Pharmacology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Biochem J 434:513-21. 2011
    ..The results of the present study uncover an essential role for Mg²+ in the control of TRPM7 over the cytoskeleton and its ability to regulate polarized cell movements...
  6. pmc MIM regulates vertebrate neural tube closure
    Wei Liu
    Department of Biology, College of Science and Technology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Development 138:2035-47. 2011
    ..Together, our studies define a morphogenetic pathway involving Daam1 and MIM that transduces non-canonical Wnt signaling for the cytoskeletal changes and membrane dynamics required for vertebrate neural tube closure...