Publications

 

Robert F. Niescier , Sang Kyu Kwak, Sehun Joo, Karen T. Chang, and Kyung-Tai Min (2016). Dynamics of mitochondrial transport in axons
Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, 10:123, doi: 10.3389/fncel.2016.00123


Wei Wang, Asit Rai, Eun-Mi Hur, Zeev Smilansky, Karen T. Chang, & Kyung-Tai Min (2016). DSCR1 is required for both axonal growth cone extension and steering. Journal of Cell Biology 213, 451-462. (This paper is accompanied with an article. Timothy S. Catlett and Timothy M. Gomez (2016), Division of labor in the growth cone by DSCR1. Journal of Cell Biology 213, 407-409.)


Niescier R, Chang, K, and Min, K-T. (2013). Miro, MCU, and calcium: bridging our understanding of mitochondrial movement in axons. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, 7:148. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2013.00148


Chang, K., Ro, H., Wang, W., and Min, K-T. (2013). Meetings at the crossroads: common mechanisms in Fragile X and Down syndrome. Trends in Neurosciences, 7:148. doi:pii: S0166-2236(13)00156-2. 10.1016/j.tins.2013.08.007


Straiker, A., Min, K-T., and Mackie, K. (2013) Fmr1 deletion enhances and ultimately desensitizes CB1 signaling in autapic hippocampal neurons. Neurobiology of Disease 56, 1-5.


Wang, W., Zhu, J, Chang, K, and Min, K-T. (2012) DSCR1 interacts with FMRP and is required for spine morphogenesis and local protein synthesis. The EMBO Journal. 31, 3655-3666. (This paper is accompanied with an article. Roseli, F. (2012) Down syndrome DSCR1 causes spine pathology via the Fragile X-related protein FMRP. The EMBO Journal, 31, 3647-3649.)


Chang, K, Robert F. Niescier, and Min, K-T. (2011). Mitochondrial matrix Ca2+ as an intrinsic signal regulating mitochondrial mobility in axons. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 108, 15456-15461. (This paper is accompanied with an article. Gough, N.R. (2011). Intrinsic Signal to Stop. Science Signaling 4. ec260.)


Todd P., Oh S., Krans A., Pandey U., DiProspero N., Min K-T, Taylor J., and Paulson H. (2010). Histone deacetylases suppress CGG repeat-induced neurodegeneration via transcriptional silencing in models of Fragile X Tremor Ataxia Syndrome. PLoS Genetics. 6. E1001240.


Chang, K, and Min, K-T. (2009). Up-regulation of three Drosophila homologs of human chromosome 21 genes alters synaptic function: implications for Down syndrome. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 106. 17117-17122.


Griswold, A., Chang, K.T., Runko, A., Knight, M., and Min, K-T. (2008). Sir2 mediates apoptosis through JNK-dependent pathway in Drosophila. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 105. 8673-8678.


Runko, A., Griswold, A, and Min, K-T. (2008). Overexpression of frataxin in the mitochondria increases resistance to oxidative stress and extends lifespan in Drosophila. FEBS Letters, 582, 715-719.


Davies K. J, Ermak G, Rothermel BA, Pritchard M, Heitman J, Ahnn J, Henrique-Silva F, Crawford D, Canaider S, Strippoli P, Carinci P, Min K-T, et al. (2007). Renaming the DSCR1/Adapt78 gene family as RCAN: regulators of calcineurin. FASEB J. 21, 3023-3-28.


Chang, K.T., and Min, K-T. (2005). Drosophila melanogaster homolog of Down Syndrome Critical Region 1 is critical for mitochondrial function. Nature Neuroscience, 8, 1577-1585.


Menzies, F., Yenisetti, S., Min, K-T. (2005). Roles of Drosophila DJ-1 in oxidative stress and survival of dopaminergic neurons. Current Biology, 6, 1578-1582. (This paper is accompanied with an article. T. Casci. (2005). DISEASE MODELS: Constructive connections, Nature Reviews Genetics 6, 727.)


Cho, Y., Griswold, A., Campbell, C., and, Min, K-T. (2005). Individual histone deacetylases in Drosophila modulate transcription of distinct genes. Genomics, 86, 606-617.


Chang, K.T., Shi, Y.J., and Min, K-T. (2003). The Drosophila homolog of human Down’s Syndrome Critical Region 1 gene regulates learning: Implications for mental retardation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 100, 15794-15799. (This paper is accompanied with an article. Ainsworth, C. (2002). Keep young and beautiful. NewScientist 173, 7.)


Taylor, J.P., Taye, A.A., Campbell, C. Kazemi-Esfarjani, P., Fischbeck, K.H., and Min, K-T. (2003). Aberrant histone acetylation, altered transcription, and retinal degeneration in a Drosophila model of polyglutamine disease are rescued by CREB-binding protein. Genes & Development 17, 1463-1468.


Pramatarova, A, Ochalski, P.W., Chen, K., Gropman, A, Myers, S., Min, K-T., Howell, B.W. (2003). Nck-b interacts with tyrosine phosphorylated disabled 1 and redistributes in reelin-stimulated neurons. Mol. Cell. Biol. 23, 7210-7221.


Kang, H., Benzer, S., and Min, K-T. (2002). Life extension in Drosophila by feeding a drug. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99, 838-843.


Min, K-T., and Benzer, S. (1999). Preventing neurodegeneration in the Drosophila mutant bubblegum. Science 284, 1985-1988. (This paper is accompanied with a news article. Barinaga, M. (1999). Mutant fruit flies respond to Lorenzo’s oil. Science 284, 1899-1901.)


Min, K-T., and Benzer, S. (1997). Spongecake and eggroll: two hereditary diseases in Drosophila resemble patterns of human brain degeneration. Current Biology 7, 885-888.


Min, K-T., and Benzer, S. (1997). Wolbachia, normally a symbiont of Drosophila, can be virulent, causing degeneration and early death. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 94, 10792-10796. (This paper is accompanied with a commentary article. Werren, J.H. Wolbachia run amok. (1997). Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 94, 11154-11155.)


Omkumar, R.V., Kiely, M., Min, K-T., and Kennedy, M. (1996). Identification of a phosphorylation site for calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinaseII in the NR2B subunit of the N methyl-D-aspartate type glutamate receptor. J. Biol. Chem. 271, 31670-31678.


Kim, J., Min, K-T., Kim, M., Augh, S., and Lee. D. (1996). EcoRI variant N199H has enhanced specific activity. Gene 171, 129-130.


Kim, M., Lee, H., and Min, K-T. (1995). Chemical synthesis and cloning of human b-endorphin gene in Escherichia coli. Appl. Bioch. Biotech. 50, 35-43.


Min, K-T., Hilditch, C., Diederich, B., Errington, J., and Yudkin, M. (1993). s^F, the first compartment-specific transcription factor of B. Subtilis is regulated by an anti-s factor that is also a protein kinase. Cell 74, 735-742.


Min, K-T., and Yudkin, M. (1992). The activity of mutant sigma-F proteins truncated near the C-terminus. J. Bacteriol. 174, 7144-7148.


Min, K-T., Kim, M. and Lee, D. (1988). Search for the optimal sequence of the ribosome binding site by random oligonucleotide-directed mutagenesis. Nucl. Acids Res. 16, 5075-5088.