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profileXiaowei Dou, PH.D.

TitleInstructor in Neurology
InstitutionVeterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System
AddressBoston VA Med Ctr-W Roxbury
Bldg 3, RM 2A112
1400 VFW Pkwy
West Roxbury MA 02132
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  1. Dou X, Menkari C, Mitsuyama R, Foroud T, Wetherill L, Hammond P, Suttie M, Chen X, Chen SY, Charness ME. L1 coupling to ankyrin and the spectrin-actin cytoskeleton modulates ethanol inhibition of L1 adhesion and ethanol teratogenesis. FASEB J. 2018 Mar; 32(3):1364-1374. PMID: 29109170.
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  2. Dou X, Charness ME. Effect of lipid raft disruption on ethanol inhibition of l1 adhesion. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2014 Nov; 38(11):2707-11. PMID: 25421507; PMCID: PMC4278581.
  3. Dou X, Wilkemeyer MF, Menkari CE, Parnell SE, Sulik KK, Charness ME. Mitogen-activated protein kinase modulates ethanol inhibition of cell adhesion mediated by the L1 neural cell adhesion molecule. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Apr 02; 110(14):5683-8. PMID: 23431142; PMCID: PMC3619378.
  4. Lu R, Dou X, Gao X, Zhang J, Ni J, Guo L. A functional polymorphism of lymphotoxin-alpha (LTA) gene rs909253 is associated with gastric cancer risk in an Asian population. Cancer Epidemiol. 2012 Dec; 36(6):e380-6. PMID: 22748850.
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  5. Dou X, Menkari CE, Shanmugasundararaj S, Miller KW, Charness ME. Two alcohol binding residues interact across a domain interface of the L1 neural cell adhesion molecule and regulate cell adhesion. J Biol Chem. 2011 May 06; 286(18):16131-9. PMID: 21367865; PMCID: PMC3091222.
  6. Taheri-Talesh N, Horio T, Araujo-Bazán L, Dou X, Espeso EA, Peñalva MA, Osmani SA, Oakley BR. The tip growth apparatus of Aspergillus nidulans. Mol Biol Cell. 2008 Apr; 19(4):1439-49. PMID: 18216285; PMCID: PMC2291424.
  7. Arevalo E, Shanmugasundararaj S, Wilkemeyer MF, Dou X, Chen S, Charness ME, Miller KW. An alcohol binding site on the neural cell adhesion molecule L1. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Jan 08; 105(1):371-5. PMID: 18165316; PMCID: PMC2224219.
  8. Yang L, Ukil L, Osmani A, Nahm F, Davies J, De Souza CP, Dou X, Perez-Balaguer A, Osmani SA. Rapid production of gene replacement constructs and generation of a green fluorescent protein-tagged centromeric marker in Aspergillus nidulans. Eukaryot Cell. 2004 Oct; 3(5):1359-62. PMID: 15470263; PMCID: PMC522605.
  9. Wu D, Dou X, Hashmi SB, Osmani SA. The Pho80-like cyclin of Aspergillus nidulans regulates development independently of its role in phosphate acquisition. J Biol Chem. 2004 Sep 03; 279(36):37693-703. PMID: 15247298.
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  10. Dou X, Wu D, An W, Davies J, Hashmi SB, Ukil L, Osmani SA. The PHOA and PHOB cyclin-dependent kinases perform an essential function in Aspergillus nidulans. Genetics. 2003 Nov; 165(3):1105-15. PMID: 14668368; PMCID: PMC1462817.
  11. Dou X, Limmer S, Kreutzer R. DNA-binding of phenylalanyl-tRNA synthetase is accompanied by loop formation of the double-stranded DNA. J Mol Biol. 2001 Jan 19; 305(3):451-8. PMID: 11152603.
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