Gene Symbol: Kdm6b
Description: KDM1 lysine (K)-specific demethylase 6B
Alias: 1700064E03Rik, BC038313, Jmjd3, mKIAA0346, lysine-specific demethylase 6B, jmjC domain-containing protein 3, jumonji domain containing 3, jumonji domain-containing protein 3
Species: mouse
Products:     Kdm6b

Top Publications

  1. Burgold T, Spreafico F, De Santa F, Totaro M, Prosperini E, Natoli G, et al. The histone H3 lysine 27-specific demethylase Jmjd3 is required for neural commitment. PLoS ONE. 2008;3:e3034 pubmed publisher
    ..Starting from a comprehensive profiling of JmjC-domain genes, we report here that Jmjd3, recently identified as a H3-K27me3 specific demethylase, controls the expression of key regulators and markers of ..
  2. De Santa F, Totaro M, Prosperini E, Notarbartolo S, Testa G, Natoli G. The histone H3 lysine-27 demethylase Jmjd3 links inflammation to inhibition of polycomb-mediated gene silencing. Cell. 2007;130:1083-94 pubmed
    ..Here we show that the JmjC-domain protein Jmjd3 is a H3K27me demethylase expressed in macrophages in response to bacterial products and inflammatory cytokines...
  3. Ohtani K, Zhao C, Dobreva G, Manavski Y, Kluge B, Braun T, et al. Jmjd3 controls mesodermal and cardiovascular differentiation of embryonic stem cells. Circ Res. 2013;113:856-62 pubmed publisher
    The developmental role of the H3K27 demethylases Jmjd3, especially its epigenetic regulation at target genes in response to upstream developmental signaling, is unclear...
  4. Burgold T, Voituron N, Caganova M, Tripathi P, Menuet C, Tusi B, et al. The H3K27 demethylase JMJD3 is required for maintenance of the embryonic respiratory neuronal network, neonatal breathing, and survival. Cell Rep. 2012;2:1244-58 pubmed publisher
    JMJD3 (KDM6B) antagonizes Polycomb silencing by demethylating lysine 27 on histone H3...
  5. Agger K, Cloos P, Rudkjaer L, Williams K, Andersen G, Christensen J, et al. The H3K27me3 demethylase JMJD3 contributes to the activation of the INK4A-ARF locus in response to oncogene- and stress-induced senescence. Genes Dev. 2009;23:1171-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we show that expression of the histone H3 Lys 27 (H3K27) demethylase JMJD3 is induced upon activation of the RAS-RAF signaling pathway...
  6. Kartikasari A, Zhou J, Kanji M, Chan D, Sinha A, Grapin Botton A, et al. The histone demethylase Jmjd3 sequentially associates with the transcription factors Tbx3 and Eomes to drive endoderm differentiation. EMBO J. 2013;32:1393-408 pubmed publisher
    ..During early differentiation steps, the ES cell factor Tbx3 associates with the histone demethylase Jmjd3 at the enhancer element of the Eomes locus to allow enhancer-promoter interactions...
  7. Zhao W, Li Q, AYERS S, Gu Y, Shi Z, Zhu Q, et al. Jmjd3 inhibits reprogramming by upregulating expression of INK4a/Arf and targeting PHF20 for ubiquitination. Cell. 2013;152:1037-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we identify Jmjd3 as a potent negative regulator of reprogramming...
  8. Miller S, Mohn S, Weinmann A. Jmjd3 and UTX play a demethylase-independent role in chromatin remodeling to regulate T-box family member-dependent gene expression. Mol Cell. 2010;40:594-605 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we show that the H3K27 demethylases, Jmjd3 and UTX, mediate a functional interaction between the lineage-defining T-box transcription factor family and a ..
  9. Sola S, Xavier J, Santos D, Aranha M, Morgado A, Jepsen K, et al. p53 interaction with JMJD3 results in its nuclear distribution during mouse neural stem cell differentiation. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e18421 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, the histone H3 lysine 27-specific demethylase JMJD3 induces ARF expression, thereby stabilizing p53 in mouse embryonic fibroblasts...

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  1. Estarás C, Akizu N, Garcia A, Beltran S, de la Cruz X, Martínez Balbás M. Genome-wide analysis reveals that Smad3 and JMJD3 HDM co-activate the neural developmental program. Development. 2012;139:2681-91 pubmed publisher
    ..that neurogenesis is promoted by an interplay between the TGF? pathway and the H3K27me3 histone demethylase (HDM) JMJD3. Genome-wide analysis showed that JMJD3 is targeted to gene promoters by Smad3 in neural stem cells (NSCs) and is ..
  2. Barradas M, Anderton E, Acosta J, Li S, Banito A, Rodriguez Niedenführ M, et al. Histone demethylase JMJD3 contributes to epigenetic control of INK4a/ARF by oncogenic RAS. Genes Dev. 2009;23:1177-82 pubmed publisher
    ..that signaling from oncogenic RAS overrides PcG-mediated repression of INK4a by activating the H3K27 demethylase JMJD3 and down-regulating the methyltransferase EZH2...
  3. De Santa F, Narang V, Yap Z, Tusi B, Burgold T, Austenaa L, et al. Jmjd3 contributes to the control of gene expression in LPS-activated macrophages. EMBO J. 2009;28:3341-52 pubmed publisher
    b>Jmjd3, a JmjC family histone demethylase, is induced by the transcription factor NF-kB in response to microbial stimuli...
  4. Satoh T, Takeuchi O, Vandenbon A, Yasuda K, Tanaka Y, Kumagai Y, et al. The Jmjd3-Irf4 axis regulates M2 macrophage polarization and host responses against helminth infection. Nat Immunol. 2010;11:936-44 pubmed publisher
    ..Jumonji domain containing-3 (Jmjd3), a histone 3 Lys27 (H3K27) demethylase, has been implicated in the activation of macrophages...
  5. Wang C, Lee J, Cho Y, Xiao Y, Jin Q, Liu C, et al. UTX regulates mesoderm differentiation of embryonic stem cells independent of H3K27 demethylase activity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:15324-9 pubmed
  6. Hong S, Cho Y, Yu L, Yu H, Veenstra T, Ge K. Identification of JmjC domain-containing UTX and JMJD3 as histone H3 lysine 27 demethylases. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007;104:18439-44 pubmed
    ..UTX (ubiquitously transcribed tetratricopeptide repeat, X chromosome), as well as the related JMJD3 (jumonji domain containing 3), specifically removes methyl marks on H3K27 in vitro...
  7. Ramadoss S, Chen X, Wang C. Histone demethylase KDM6B promotes epithelial-mesenchymal transition. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:44508-17 pubmed publisher
    ..b>KDM6B (also known as JMJD3) is a histone demethylase that might activate gene expression by removing repressive histone ..
  8. Tang Y, Li T, Li J, Yang J, Liu H, Zhang X, et al. Jmjd3 is essential for the epigenetic modulation of microglia phenotypes in the immune pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease. Cell Death Differ. 2014;21:369-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we reported that histone H3K27me3 demethylase Jumonji domain containing 3 (Jmjd3) was essential for M2 microglia polarization...
  9. Pan D, Huang L, Zhu L, Zou T, Ou J, Zhou W, et al. Jmjd3-Mediated H3K27me3 Dynamics Orchestrate Brown Fat Development and Regulate White Fat Plasticity. Dev Cell. 2015;35:568-583 pubmed publisher
    ..that BAT development is selectively marked and guided by repressive H3K27me3 and is executed by its demethylase Jmjd3. We find that a significant subset of BAT-selective genes, but not common fat genes or WAT-selective genes, are ..
  10. Na J, Lee K, Na W, Shin J, Lee M, Yune T, et al. Histone H3K27 Demethylase JMJD3 in Cooperation with NF-κB Regulates Keratinocyte Wound Healing. J Invest Dermatol. 2016;136:847-858 pubmed publisher
    Histone H3K27me3 demethylase JMJD3 has been shown to be involved in keratinocyte differentiation and wound healing. However, the exact molecular mechanism underlying JMJD3-mediated keratinocyte wound healing has not been fully elucidated...
  11. Fei T, Xia K, Li Z, Zhou B, Zhu S, Chen H, et al. Genome-wide mapping of SMAD target genes reveals the role of BMP signaling in embryonic stem cell fate determination. Genome Res. 2010;20:36-44 pubmed publisher
    ..the SMAD-associated genes, we further identified Dpysl2 (previously known as Crmp2) and the H3K27 demethylase Kdm6b (previously known as Jmjd3) as BMP4-modulated early neural differentiation regulators...
  12. Wijayatunge R, Chen L, Cha Y, Zannas A, Frank C, West A. The histone lysine demethylase Kdm6b is required for activity-dependent preconditioning of hippocampal neuronal survival. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2014;61:187-200 pubmed publisher
    ..Pilocarpine drove a 20-fold increase in mRNA encoding the histone H3 lysine 27-specific demethylase Kdm6b selectively in granule neurons of the dentate gyrus, and this induction was recapitulated in cultured hippocampal ..
  13. Wang Y, Li Y, Guo C, Lu Q, Wang W, Jia Z, et al. ISL1 and JMJD3 synergistically control cardiac differentiation of embryonic stem cells. Nucleic Acids Res. 2016;44:6741-55 pubmed publisher
    ..ISL1 physically interacts with JMJD3, a H3K27me3 demethylase, and conditional depletion of JMJD3 leads to impaired cardiac progenitor cell ..
  14. Satoh T, Nakagawa K, Sugihara F, Kuwahara R, Ashihara M, Yamane F, et al. Identification of an atypical monocyte and committed progenitor involved in fibrosis. Nature. 2017;541:96-101 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results show that SatM are critical for fibrosis and that C/EBP? licenses differentiation of SatM from their committed progenitor. ..
  15. Yu Y, Chen Y, Kim B, Wang H, Zhao C, He X, et al. Olig2 targets chromatin remodelers to enhancers to initiate oligodendrocyte differentiation. Cell. 2013;152:248-61 pubmed publisher
  16. Song A, Jiang S, Wang Q, Zou J, Lin Z, Gao X. JMJD3 Is Crucial for the Female AVPV RIP-Cre Neuron-Controlled Kisspeptin-Estrogen Feedback Loop and Reproductive Function. Endocrinology. 2017;158:1798-1811 pubmed publisher
    ..generated genetically modified mice lacking histone H3 lysine 27 (H3K27) demethylase Jumonji domain-containing 3 (JMJD3) in hypothalamic rat-insulin-promoter-expressing neurons (RIP-Cre neurons)...
  17. Park D, Hong S, Salinas R, Liu S, Sun S, Sgualdino J, et al. Activation of neuronal gene expression by the JMJD3 demethylase is required for postnatal and adult brain neurogenesis. Cell Rep. 2014;8:1290-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we show that JMJD3, a histone H3 lysine 27 (H3K27) demethylase, acts as a critical activator of neurogenesis from adult ..
  18. Yang L, Song L, Liu X, Xia Q, Bai L, Gao L, et al. The Maternal Effect Genes UTX and JMJD3 Play Contrasting Roles in Mus musculus Preimplantation Embryo Development. Sci Rep. 2016;6:26711 pubmed publisher
    ..We also determined that H3K27me3-specific demethylases, UTX and JMJD3, were observed at high transcript and protein levels in mouse preimplantation embryos...
  19. Ferrari K, Scelfo A, Jammula S, Cuomo A, Barozzi I, Stützer A, et al. Polycomb-dependent H3K27me1 and H3K27me2 regulate active transcription and enhancer fidelity. Mol Cell. 2014;53:49-62 pubmed publisher
    ..Considering that only 5%-10% of deregulated genes in PRC2-deficient cells are direct H3K27me3 targets, our data support an active role for all H3K27 methylated forms in regulating transcription and determining cell identity. ..
  20. Li Q, Zou J, Wang M, Ding X, Chepelev I, Zhou X, et al. Critical role of histone demethylase Jmjd3 in the regulation of CD4+ T-cell differentiation. Nat Commun. 2014;5:5780 pubmed publisher
    Epigenetic factors have been implicated in the regulation of CD4(+) T-cell differentiation. Jmjd3 plays a role in many biological processes, but its in vivo function in T-cell differentiation remains unknown...
  21. Dahl J, Jung I, Aanes H, Greggains G, Manaf A, Lerdrup M, et al. Broad histone H3K4me3 domains in mouse oocytes modulate maternal-to-zygotic transition. Nature. 2016;537:548-552 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results provide insight into the onset of the developmental program in mouse embryos and demonstrate a role for broad H3K4me3 domains in MZT. ..
  22. Messer H, Jacobs D, Dhummakupt A, Bloom D. Inhibition of H3K27me3-specific histone demethylases JMJD3 and UTX blocks reactivation of herpes simplex virus 1 in trigeminal ganglion neurons. J Virol. 2015;89:3417-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we demonstrate that GSK-J4, a specific inhibitor of the H3K27me3 histone demethylases UTX and JMJD3, inhibits HSV-1 reactivation from sensory neurons in vitro...
  23. Zhang F, Xu L, Xu L, Xu Q, Li D, Yang Y, et al. JMJD3 promotes chondrocyte proliferation and hypertrophy during endochondral bone formation in mice. J Mol Cell Biol. 2015;7:23-34 pubmed publisher
    JMJD3 (KDM6B) is an H3K27me3 demethylase and counteracts polycomb-mediated transcription repression. However, the function of JMJD3 in vivo is not well understood...
  24. Hofstetter C, Kampka J, Huppertz S, Weber H, Schlosser A, Müller A, et al. Inhibition of KDM6 activity during murine ESC differentiation induces DNA damage. J Cell Sci. 2016;129:788-803 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we have analysed the contribution of the H3K27me2- and H3K27me23-specific demethylases KDM6A and KDM6B to murine ESC differentiation by employing the GSK-J4 inhibitor, which is specific for KDM6 proteins, and by ..
  25. Kochat V, Equbal Z, Baligar P, Kumar V, Srivastava M, Mukhopadhyay A. JMJD3 aids in reprogramming of bone marrow progenitor cells to hepatic phenotype through epigenetic activation of hepatic transcription factors. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0173977 pubmed publisher
    ..H3K27 methylation dynamics at the HTFs was antagonistically regulated by EZH2 and JMJD3. Preliminary evidence suggests a role of JMJD3 in removal of H3K27me3 mark from promoters of HTFs, thus activating ..
  26. Ntziachristos P, Tsirigos A, Welstead G, Trimarchi T, Bakogianni S, Xu L, et al. Contrasting roles of histone 3 lysine 27 demethylases in acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Nature. 2014;514:513-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we delineated the role of the histone 3 lysine 27 (H3K27) demethylases JMJD3 and UTX in T-ALL...
  27. Burchfield J, Li Q, Wang H, Wang R. JMJD3 as an epigenetic regulator in development and disease. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2015;67:148-57 pubmed publisher
    ..The Jumonji domain containing-3 (Jmjd3, KDM6B) and ubiquitously transcribed X-chromosome tetratricopeptide repeat protein (UTX, KDM6A) have been identified as ..
  28. Liu Z, Cao W, Xu L, Chen X, Zhan Y, Yang Q, et al. The histone H3 lysine-27 demethylase Jmjd3 plays a critical role in specific regulation of Th17 cell differentiation. J Mol Cell Biol. 2015;7:505-16 pubmed publisher
    ..demonstrated here that histone H3 lysine-27 (H3K27) demethylation, predominantly mediated by the H3K27 demethylase Jmjd3, crucially regulated Th17 cell differentiation...
  29. He C, Larson Casey J, Gu L, Ryan A, Murthy S, Carter A. Cu,Zn-Superoxide Dismutase-Mediated Redox Regulation of Jumonji Domain Containing 3 Modulates Macrophage Polarization and Pulmonary Fibrosis. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2016;55:58-71 pubmed publisher
    ..Jmjd) 3, a histone H3 lysine 27 demethylase, and mutation of a redox-sensitive cysteine in STAT6 attenuates jmjd3 expression. Moreover, Jmjd3 deficiency abrogates profibrotic M2 gene expression...
  30. Yan Q, Sun L, Zhu Z, Wang L, Li S, Ye R. Jmjd3-mediated epigenetic regulation of inflammatory cytokine gene expression in serum amyloid A-stimulated macrophages. Cell Signal. 2014;26:1783-91 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we report that Jmjd3, a histone H3 lysine 27 (H3K27) demethylase, is highly inducible in SAA-stimulated macrophages and plays an ..
  31. Sessa A, Ciabatti E, Drechsel D, Massimino L, Colasante G, Giannelli S, et al. The Tbr2 Molecular Network Controls Cortical Neuronal Differentiation Through Complementary Genetic and Epigenetic Pathways. Cereb Cortex. 2017;27:3378-3396 pubmed publisher
    ..In particular, NEUROG2 and JMJD3 were found to associate with TBR2 revealing unexplored TBR2-dependent mechanisms...
  32. Kramer M, Dees C, Huang J, Schlottmann I, Palumbo Zerr K, Zerr P, et al. Inhibition of H3K27 histone trimethylation activates fibroblasts and induces fibrosis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2013;72:614-20 pubmed publisher
  33. Xu B, Zeng D, Wu Y, Zheng R, Gu L, Lin X, et al. Tumor suppressor menin represses paired box gene 2 expression via Wilms tumor suppressor protein-polycomb group complex. J Biol Chem. 2011;286:13937-44 pubmed publisher
  34. Ness J, Skiles A, Yap E, Fajardo E, Fiser A, Tapinos N. Nuc-ErbB3 regulates H3K27me3 levels and HMT activity to establish epigenetic repression during peripheral myelination. Glia. 2016;64:977-92 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, nuc-ErbB3 is a master transcriptional repressor, which regulates HMT activity to establish a repressive chromatin landscape on promoters of genes during peripheral myelination. ..
  35. Zhang F, Xu L, Xu L, Xu Q, Karsenty G, Chen C. Histone demethylase JMJD3 is required for osteoblast differentiation in mice. Sci Rep. 2015;5:13418 pubmed publisher
    b>JMJD3 (KDM6B) is an H3K27me3 demethylases and emerges as an important player in developmental processes...
  36. Saha B, Home P, Ray S, Larson M, Paul A, Rajendran G, et al. EED and KDM6B coordinate the first mammalian cell lineage commitment to ensure embryo implantation. Mol Cell Biol. 2013;33:2691-705 pubmed publisher
    ..via combinatorial regulation of embryonic ectoderm development (EED) and lysine-specific demethylase 6B (KDM6B)...
  37. Estarás C, Fueyo R, Akizu N, Beltran S, Martínez Balbás M. RNA polymerase II progression through H3K27me3-enriched gene bodies requires JMJD3 histone demethylase. Mol Biol Cell. 2013;24:351-60 pubmed publisher
    b>JMJD3 H3K27me3 demethylase plays an important role in the transcriptional response to different signaling pathways; however, the mechanism by which it facilitates transcription has been unclear...
  38. Manna S, Kim J, Baugé C, Cam M, Zhao Y, Shetty J, et al. Histone H3 Lysine 27 demethylases Jmjd3 and Utx are required for T-cell differentiation. Nat Commun. 2015;6:8152 pubmed publisher
    ..To investigate this, we conditionally inactivated the two H3K27Me3 demethylases, Jmjd3 and Utx, in non-dividing intrathymic CD4(+) T-cell precursors...
  39. Doñas C, Carrasco M, Fritz M, Prado C, Tejon G, Osorio Barrios F, et al. The histone demethylase inhibitor GSK-J4 limits inflammation through the induction of a tolerogenic phenotype on DCs. J Autoimmun. 2016;75:105-117 pubmed publisher
    As it has been established that demethylation of lysine 27 of histone H3 by the lysine-specific demethylase JMJD3 increases immune responses and thus elicits inflammation, we hypothesize that inhibition of JMJD3 may attenuate autoimmune ..
  40. Iwamori N, Iwamori T, Matzuk M. H3K27 demethylase, JMJD3, regulates fragmentation of spermatogonial cysts. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e72689 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we show that histone H3K27 demethylase, JMJD3 (KDM6B), regulates the fragmentation of spermatogonial cysts...
  41. Lee K, Na W, Lee J, Na J, Cho H, Wu H, et al. Molecular mechanism of Jmjd3-mediated interleukin-6 gene regulation in endothelial cells underlying spinal cord injury. J Neurochem. 2012;122:272-82 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we found that histone H3K27me3 demethylase Jmjd3 expression is acutely up-regulated in blood vessels of the injured spinal cord...
  42. Negishi M, Saraya A, Mochizuki S, Helin K, Koseki H, Iwama A. A novel zinc finger protein Zfp277 mediates transcriptional repression of the Ink4a/arf locus through polycomb repressive complex 1. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e12373 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings also highlight dynamic regulation of both Zfp277 and PcG proteins by the oxidative stress pathways. ..
  43. Dai J, Lu J, Zhang Y, Shen Y. Jmjd3 activates Mash1 gene in RA-induced neuronal differentiation of P19 cells. J Cell Biochem. 2010;110:1457-63 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we have shown a decreased H3K27me3 accompanying with an increased demethylase of H3K27me3 (Jmjd3) at the promoter of Mash1 can elicit a dramatically efficient expression of Mash1 in RA-treated P19 cells...
  44. Lee H, Choi K, Oh H, Park Y, Park H. HIF-1-dependent induction of Jumonji domain-containing protein (JMJD) 3 under hypoxic conditions. Mol Cells. 2014;37:43-50 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we showed that an H3K27me3 specific histone demethylase, JMJD3 was induced by hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF)-1?/? under hypoxia and that treatment with Clioquinol, a HIF-1? ..
  45. Shan J, Fu L, Balasubramanian M, Anthony T, Kilberg M. ATF4-dependent regulation of the JMJD3 gene during amino acid deprivation can be rescued in Atf4-deficient cells by inhibition of deacetylation. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:36393-403 pubmed publisher
    ..The present report documents that the histone demethylase JMJD3 is an activating transcription factor 4 (ATF4)-dependent target gene...
  46. Das N, Jung K, Chai Y. The role of NF-kappaB and H3K27me3 demethylase, Jmjd3, on the anthrax lethal toxin tolerance of RAW 264.7 cells. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e9913 pubmed publisher
    ..A Jumonji C family histone 3 lysine-27 (H3K27) demethylase, Jmjd3, plays a crucial role in macrophage plasticity and inflammation...
  47. Iida A, Iwagawa T, Kuribayashi H, Satoh S, Mochizuki Y, Baba Y, et al. Histone demethylase Jmjd3 is required for the development of subsets of retinal bipolar cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111:3751-6 pubmed publisher
    ..H3K27me2/3-specific demethylase, Jmjd3, was expressed in the inner nuclear layer during late retinal development...
  48. Przanowski P, Dabrowski M, Ellert Miklaszewska A, Kloss M, Mieczkowski J, Kaza B, et al. The signal transducers Stat1 and Stat3 and their novel target Jmjd3 drive the expression of inflammatory genes in microglia. J Mol Med (Berl). 2014;92:239-54 pubmed publisher
    ..immunoprecipitation-promoter microarray data and transcriptome data revealed novel Stat-target genes including Jmjd3, Ccl5, Ezr, Ifih1, Irf7, Uba7, and Pim1...
  49. Yasui T, Hirose J, Tsutsumi S, Nakamura K, Aburatani H, Tanaka S. Epigenetic regulation of osteoclast differentiation: possible involvement of Jmjd3 in the histone demethylation of Nfatc1. J Bone Miner Res. 2011;26:2665-71 pubmed publisher
    ..Jumonji domain-containing 3 (Jmjd3), a H3K27 demethylase, was induced in bone marrow-derived macrophages and in the vicinity of the transcription ..
  50. Satoh T, Kidoya H, Naito H, Yamamoto M, Takemura N, Nakagawa K, et al. Critical role of Trib1 in differentiation of tissue-resident M2-like macrophages. Nature. 2013;495:524-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, these results demonstrate that Trib1 is critical for adipose tissue maintenance and suppression of metabolic disorders by controlling the differentiation of tissue-resident M2-like macrophages...
  51. Tian L, Zheng F, Li Z, Wang H, Yuan H, Zhang X, et al. miR-148a-3p regulates adipocyte and osteoblast differentiation by targeting lysine-specific demethylase 6b. Gene. 2017;627:32-39 pubmed publisher
    ..Lysine-specific demethylase 6b (Kdm6b), a recently identified regulator of osteoblast differentiation was shown to be a direct target of miR-148a-3p by ..
  52. Link A, Kurinna S, Havlicek S, Lehnert S, Reichel M, Kornhuber J, et al. Kdm6b and Pmepa1 as Targets of Bioelectrically and Behaviorally Induced Activin A Signaling. Mol Neurobiol. 2016;53:4210-4225 pubmed publisher
    ..at the Pmepa1 gene, which encodes a negative feedback regulator of TGF-β signaling in cancer cells, and at the Kdm6b gene, which encodes an epigenetic regulator promoting transcriptional plasticity...
  53. Dai J, Yu D, Wang Y, Chen Y, Sun H, Zhang X, et al. Kdm6b regulates cartilage development and homeostasis through anabolic metabolism. Ann Rheum Dis. 2017;76:1295-1303 pubmed publisher
    ..The role of Kdm6b in cartilage development was then analysed with transgenic Col2a1-CreERT2;Kdm6bf/f ...
  54. Naruse C, Shibata S, Tamura M, Kawaguchi T, Abe K, Sugihara K, et al. New insights into the role of Jmjd3 and Utx in axial skeletal formation in mice. FASEB J. 2017;31:2252-2266 pubmed publisher
    b>Jmjd3 and Utx are demethylases specific for lysine 27 of histone H3...
  55. Yang D, Okamura H, Nakashima Y, Haneji T. Histone demethylase Jmjd3 regulates osteoblast differentiation via transcription factors Runx2 and osterix. J Biol Chem. 2013;288:33530-41 pubmed publisher
    ..Jumonji domain-containing 3 (Jmjd3) is a histone demethylase, which specifically catalyzes the removal of trimethylation of histone H3 at lysine 27 (..
  56. Merkwirth C, Jovaisaite V, Durieux J, Matilainen O, Jordan S, Quirós P, et al. Two Conserved Histone Demethylases Regulate Mitochondrial Stress-Induced Longevity. Cell. 2016;165:1209-1223 pubmed publisher
    ..We identify the conserved histone lysine demethylases jmjd-1.2/PHF8 and jmjd-3.1/JMJD3 as positive regulators of lifespan in response to mitochondrial dysfunction across species...
  57. Li Q, Wang H, Chepelev I, Zhu Q, Wei G, Zhao K, et al. Stage-dependent and locus-specific role of histone demethylase Jumonji D3 (JMJD3) in the embryonic stages of lung development. PLoS Genet. 2014;10:e1004524 pubmed publisher
    Histone demethylases have emerged as important players in developmental processes. Jumonji domain containing-3 (Jmjd3) has been identified as a key histone demethylase that plays a critical role in the regulation of gene expression; ..
  58. Shaw T, Martin P. Epigenetic reprogramming during wound healing: loss of polycomb-mediated silencing may enable upregulation of repair genes. EMBO Rep. 2009;10:881-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Ezh2 and Suz12 are significantly downregulated during murine skin repair, whereas the newly described demethylases Jmjd3 and Utx are markedly upregulated...
  59. Shpargel K, Starmer J, Yee D, Pohlers M, Magnuson T. KDM6 demethylase independent loss of histone H3 lysine 27 trimethylation during early embryonic development. PLoS Genet. 2014;10:e1004507 pubmed publisher
    ..to remove activity of both H3K27 demethylases of the Kdm6 gene family, Utx (Kdm6a, X-linked gene) and Jmjd3 (Kdm6b, autosomal gene). Male embryos null for active H3K27 demethylation by the Kdm6 gene family survive to term...
  60. Holla S, Prakhar P, Singh V, Karnam A, Mukherjee T, Mahadik K, et al. MUSASHI-Mediated Expression of JMJD3, a H3K27me3 Demethylase, Is Involved in Foamy Macrophage Generation during Mycobacterial Infection. PLoS Pathog. 2016;12:e1005814 pubmed publisher
    ..Further, NOTCH1-responsive RNA-binding protein MUSASHI (MSI), targets a transcriptional repressor of JMJD3, Msx2-interacting nuclear target protein, to positively regulate infection-induced JMJD3 expression, FM generation ..
  61. Neele A, Prange K, Hoeksema M, van der Velden S, Lucas T, Dimmeler S, et al. Macrophage Kdm6b controls the pro-fibrotic transcriptome signature of foam cells. Epigenomics. 2017;9:383-391 pubmed publisher
    In order to identify regulators of foam cells, we studied the H3K27 demethylase Kdm6b (also known as Jmjd3), a known regulator of macrophages, in controlling the transcriptional profile of foam cells...