Meng Chen

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Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Phytochrome signaling mechanisms and the control of plant development
    Meng Chen
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Trends Cell Biol 21:664-71. 2011
  2. pmc Arabidopsis HEMERA/pTAC12 initiates photomorphogenesis by phytochromes
    Meng Chen
    Plant Biology Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Cell 141:1230-40. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Phytochrome nuclear body: an emerging model to study interphase nuclear dynamics and signaling
    Meng Chen
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 11:503-8. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Regulation of phytochrome B nuclear localization through light-dependent unmasking of nuclear-localization signals
    Meng Chen
    Plant Biology Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Curr Biol 15:637-42. 2005
  5. pmc Photoactivated phytochromes interact with HEMERA and promote its accumulation to establish photomorphogenesis in Arabidopsis
    Rafaelo M Galvão
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Genes Dev 26:1851-63. 2012
  6. pmc Characterization of the requirements for localization of phytochrome B to nuclear bodies
    Meng Chen
    Plant Biology Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:14493-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Light signal transduction in higher plants
    Meng Chen
    Plant Biology Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Annu Rev Genet 38:87-117. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Nuclear-localized BZR1 mediates brassinosteroid-induced growth and feedback suppression of brassinosteroid biosynthesis
    Zhi Yong Wang
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Plant Biology Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, 10010 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Dev Cell 2:505-13. 2002
  9. pmc Inward currents induced by ischemia in rat spinal cord dorsal horn neurons
    Meng Chen
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, McKnight Brain Institute and College of Dentistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Mol Pain 3:10. 2007
  10. pmc Sapap3 deletion anomalously activates short-term endocannabinoid-mediated synaptic plasticity
    Meng Chen
    Center for Translational Neuroscience, Department of Medicine Neurology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 31:9563-73. 2011

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Publications17

  1. pmc Phytochrome signaling mechanisms and the control of plant development
    Meng Chen
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Trends Cell Biol 21:664-71. 2011
    ..Here, we discuss recent advances in our knowledge of the mechanisms linking phytochrome photoactivation in the cytoplasm and transcriptional regulation in the nucleus...
  2. pmc Arabidopsis HEMERA/pTAC12 initiates photomorphogenesis by phytochromes
    Meng Chen
    Plant Biology Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Cell 141:1230-40. 2010
    ..Together, these results implicate phytochrome nuclear bodies as sites of proteolysis...
  3. doi request reprint Phytochrome nuclear body: an emerging model to study interphase nuclear dynamics and signaling
    Meng Chen
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 11:503-8. 2008
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  4. ncbi request reprint Regulation of phytochrome B nuclear localization through light-dependent unmasking of nuclear-localization signals
    Meng Chen
    Plant Biology Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Curr Biol 15:637-42. 2005
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  5. pmc Photoactivated phytochromes interact with HEMERA and promote its accumulation to establish photomorphogenesis in Arabidopsis
    Rafaelo M Galvão
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Genes Dev 26:1851-63. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Characterization of the requirements for localization of phytochrome B to nuclear bodies
    Meng Chen
    Plant Biology Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:14493-8. 2003
    ..This study lays the groundwork for future investigations to identify the molecular mechanisms of light-regulated partitioning of plant photoreceptors to discrete subnuclear domains...
  7. ncbi request reprint Light signal transduction in higher plants
    Meng Chen
    Plant Biology Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Annu Rev Genet 38:87-117. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Nuclear-localized BZR1 mediates brassinosteroid-induced growth and feedback suppression of brassinosteroid biosynthesis
    Zhi Yong Wang
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Plant Biology Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, 10010 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Dev Cell 2:505-13. 2002
    ..Our results demonstrate that BZR1 is a positive regulator of the BR signaling pathway that mediates both downstream BR responses and feedback regulation of BR biosynthesis...
  9. pmc Inward currents induced by ischemia in rat spinal cord dorsal horn neurons
    Meng Chen
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, McKnight Brain Institute and College of Dentistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Mol Pain 3:10. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that ischemia caused reversal operation of glutamate transporters, leading to the release of glutamate via glutamate transporters and the subsequent activation of glutamate receptors in the spinal dorsal horn neurons...
  10. pmc Sapap3 deletion anomalously activates short-term endocannabinoid-mediated synaptic plasticity
    Meng Chen
    Center for Translational Neuroscience, Department of Medicine Neurology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 31:9563-73. 2011
    ..SAPAPs, through their effect on mGluR activity, may serve as regulatory molecules gating the threshold for inducing eCB-mediated synaptic plasticity...
  11. doi request reprint Drd1a-tdTomato BAC transgenic mice for simultaneous visualization of medium spiny neurons in the direct and indirect pathways of the basal ganglia
    Jessica A Shuen
    Center for Translational Neuroscience, Division of Neurology, Neurotransgenic Core Facility, and Department of Neurobiology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 28:2681-5. 2008
  12. doi request reprint Light-regulated gene repositioning in Arabidopsis
    Chun Miao Feng
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Nat Commun 5:3027. 2014
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  13. pmc RNAi of met1 reduces DNA methylation and induces genome-specific changes in gene expression and centromeric small RNA accumulation in Arabidopsis allopolyploids
    Meng Chen
    Intercollegiate Genetics Program, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Genetics 178:1845-58. 2008
    ..thaliana loci including transposons and centromeric repeats are heavily methylated and subjected to homeologous genome-specific RNA-mediated DNA methylation in natural allopolyploids...
  14. ncbi request reprint Determination of riboflavin by high-performance liquid chromatography with riboflavin-depleted urine as calibration and control matrix
    Meng Chen
    Center for Human Toxicology, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Utah, 20 South 2030 East Room 490, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 820:147-50. 2005
    ..999) was acceptable over the range of 10-5000 ng/ml. The intra-assay and inter-assay CVs were 3.3% and 9%, respectively. Subsequent stability studies found that urine riboflavin was stable for up to 6 months at 4 or -20 degrees C...
  15. pmc Methods for genome-wide analysis of gene expression changes in polyploids
    Jianlin Wang
    Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 2474, USA
    Methods Enzymol 395:570-96. 2005
    ..Furthermore, we describe these methods in general terms to be of wider applicability for comparative gene expression in a variety of evolutionary, genetic, biological, and physiological contexts...
  16. pmc Stochastic and epigenetic changes of gene expression in Arabidopsis polyploids
    Jianlin Wang
    Genetics Program, Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 2474, USA
    Genetics 167:1961-73. 2004
    ..A rapid and stochastic process of differential gene expression is reinforced by epigenetic regulation during polyploid formation and evolution...
  17. pmc Genetic control of developmental changes induced by disruption of Arabidopsis histone deacetylase 1 (AtHD1) expression
    Lu Tian
    Department of Soil and Crop Sciences and Intercollegiate Programs in, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 2474, USA
    Genetics 165:399-409. 2003
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