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Dong Kong, Ph.D.


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  1. Xiao X, Yeghiazaryan G, Hess S, Klemm P, Sieben A, Kleinridders A, Morgan DA, Wunderlich FT, Rahmouni K, Kong D, Scammell TE, Lowell BB, Kloppenburg P, Brüning JC, Hausen AC. Orexin receptors 1 and 2 in serotonergic neurons differentially regulate peripheral glucose metabolism in obesity. Nat Commun. 2021 09 02; 12(1):5249. PMID: 34475397.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  2. Roy DS, Zhang Y, Aida T, Choi S, Chen Q, Hou Y, Lea NE, Skaggs KM, Quay JC, Liew M, Maisano H, Le V, Jones C, Xu J, Kong D, Sullivan HA, Saunders A, McCarroll SA, Wickersham IR, Feng G. Anterior thalamic dysfunction underlies cognitive deficits in a subset of neuropsychiatric disease models. Neuron. 2021 08 18; 109(16):2590-2603.e13. PMID: 34197733.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  3. Kong D, Zuo M, Chen M. Self-management behaviours of older adults with chronic diseases: comparative analysis based on the daily activity abilities. Aust J Prim Health. 2021 Jun; 27(3):186-193. PMID: 33761310.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  4. Ren Z, Wang X, Feng C, Pan Y, Tian W, Zhang Q, Liu L, Hou C, Kong D, Li L. The diversity of ion channel-assembled molecular switches empowers the flexibility and specificity of Ca2+ language. Plant Signal Behav. 2021 09 02; 16(9):1924503. PMID: 33975516.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  5. Chen L, Kong D, Zhang S, Yang L. A quasi-experimental study of specialized training on the clinical decision-making skills and social problem-solving abilities of nursing students. Contemp Nurse. 2021 Feb-Apr; 57(1-2):4-12. PMID: 33820488.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  6. Kong D, Li J, Li N, Zhang S, Xu Y. Multiple bioanalytical methods reveal a thyroid-disrupting mechanism related to the membrane receptor integrin avß3. Environ Pollut. 2021 Jun 15; 279:116933. PMID: 33773180.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  7. Wang X, Feng C, Tian L, Hou C, Tian W, Hu B, Zhang Q, Ren Z, Niu Q, Song J, Kong D, Liu L, He Y, Ma L, Chu C, Luan S, Li L. A transceptor-channel complex couples nitrate sensing to calcium signaling in Arabidopsis. Mol Plant. 2021 05 03; 14(5):774-786. PMID: 33601051.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  8. Liu C, Chen L, Kong D, Lyu F, Luan L, Yang L. Incidence, risk factors and medical cost of peripheral intravenous catheter-related complications in hospitalised adult patients. J Vasc Access. 2022 Jan; 23(1):57-66. PMID: 33302797.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Koenig JB, Cantu D, Low C, Sommer M, Noubary F, Croker D, Whalen M, Kong D, Dulla CG. Glycolytic inhibitor 2-deoxyglucose prevents cortical hyperexcitability after traumatic brain injury. JCI Insight. 2019 04 30; 5. PMID: 31038473.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  10. Nanjundappa R, Kong D, Shim K, Stearns T, Brody SL, Loncarek J, Mahjoub MR. Regulation of cilia abundance in multiciliated cells. Elife. 2019 04 26; 8. PMID: 31025935.
    Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  11. Lee S, Augustine V, Zhao Y, Ebisu H, Ho B, Kong D, Oka Y. Chemosensory modulation of neural circuits for sodium appetite. Nature. 2019 04; 568(7750):93-97. PMID: 30918407.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  12. Lockie SH, Stark R, Mequinion M, Ch'ng S, Kong D, Spanswick DC, Lawrence AJ, Andrews ZB. Glucose Availability Predicts the Feeding Response to Ghrelin in Male Mice, an Effect Dependent on AMPK in AgRP Neurons. Endocrinology. 2018 11 01; 159(11):3605-3614. PMID: 30204871.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  13. Kong D, Liu Y, Zuo R, Li J. DnBP-induced thyroid disrupting activities in GH3 cells via integrin avß3 and ERK1/2 activation. Chemosphere. 2018 Dec; 212:1058-1066. PMID: 30286535.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  14. Zhao Q, Zhang X, Cai H, Zhang P, Kong D, Ge X, Du M, Liang R, Dong W. Anticancer effects of plant derived Anacardic acid on human breast cancer MDA-MB-231 cells. Am J Transl Res. 2018; 10(8):2424-2434. PMID: 30210681.
    Citations: 9     
  15. Chen Z, Li W, Qiu F, Huang Q, Jiang Z, Ye J, Cheng P, Low C, Guo Y, Yi X, Chen W, Yu Y, Han Y, Wu J, Jin S, Kong D, Huang J. Aspirin cooperates with p300 to activate the acetylation of H3K9 and promote FasL-mediated apoptosis of cancer stem-like cells in colorectal cancer. Theranostics. 2018; 8(16):4447-4461. PMID: 30214631.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  16. Ross RA, Leon S, Madara JC, Schafer D, Fergani C, Maguire CA, Verstegen AM, Brengle E, Kong D, Herbison AE, Kaiser UB, Lowell BB, Navarro VM. PACAP neurons in the ventral premammillary nucleus regulate reproductive function in the female mouse. Elife. 2018 06 15; 7. PMID: 29905528.
    Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  17. Xu J, Bartolome CL, Low CS, Yi X, Chien CH, Wang P, Kong D. Genetic identification of leptin neural circuits in energy and glucose homeostases. Nature. 2018 04; 556(7702):505-509. PMID: 29670283.
    Citations: 73     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  18. Killion EA, Reeves AR, El Azzouny MA, Yan QW, Surujon D, Griffin JD, Bowman TA, Wang C, Matthan NR, Klett EL, Kong D, Newman JW, Han X, Lee MJ, Coleman RA, Greenberg AS. A role for long-chain acyl-CoA synthetase-4 (ACSL4) in diet-induced phospholipid remodeling and obesity-associated adipocyte dysfunction. Mol Metab. 2018 03; 9:43-56. PMID: 29398618.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  19. Xu J, Bartolome CL, Kong D. Synaptic Regulation of Metabolism. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2018; 1090:49-77. PMID: 30390285.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  20. Felsted JA, Chien CH, Wang D, Panessiti M, Ameroso D, Greenberg A, Feng G, Kong D, Rios M. Alpha2delta-1 in SF1+ Neurons of the Ventromedial Hypothalamus Is an Essential Regulator of Glucose and Lipid Homeostasis. Cell Rep. 2017 Dec 05; 21(10):2737-2747. PMID: 29212022.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  21. Wang JT, Kong D, Hoerner CR, Loncarek J, Stearns T. Centriole triplet microtubules are required for stable centriole formation and inheritance in human cells. Elife. 2017 09 14; 6. PMID: 28906251.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  22. Wang L, Kong D, Lv Q, Niu G, Han T, Zhao X, Meng S, Cheng Q, Guo S, Du J, Wu Z, Wang J, Bao F, Hu Y, Pan X, Xia J, Yuan D, Han L, Lian T, Zhang C, Wang H, He XJ, He YK. Tetrahydrofolate Modulates Floral Transition through Epigenetic Silencing. Plant Physiol. 2017 Jun; 174(2):1274-1284. PMID: 28450424.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  23. Vetrivelan R, Kong D, Ferrari LL, Arrigoni E, Madara JC, Bandaru SS, Lowell BB, Lu J, Saper CB. Melanin-concentrating hormone neurons specifically promote rapid eye movement sleep in mice. Neuroscience. 2016 Nov 12; 336:102-113. PMID: 27595887.
    Citations: 31     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  24. Kong D, Wang Y, Wang J, Teng Y, Li N, Li J. Evaluation and characterization of thyroid-disrupting activities in soil samples along the Second Songhua River, China. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2016 Nov; 133:475-80. PMID: 27526021.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:AnimalsPHPublic Health
  25. Kong D, Dagon Y, Campbell JN, Guo Y, Yang Z, Yi X, Aryal P, Wellenstein K, Kahn BB, Sabatini BL, Lowell BB. A Postsynaptic AMPK?p21-Activated Kinase Pathway Drives Fasting-Induced Synaptic Plasticity in AgRP Neurons. Neuron. 2016 07 06; 91(1):25-33. PMID: 27321921.
    Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  26. Li J, Liu Y, Kong D, Ren S, Li N. T-screen and yeast assay for the detection of the thyroid-disrupting activities of cadmium, mercury, and zinc. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2016 May; 23(10):9843-51. PMID: 26856863.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  27. Li J, Wang Y, Kong D, Wang J, Teng Y, Li N. Evaluation and characterization of anti-estrogenic and anti-androgenic activities in soil samples along the Second Songhua River, China. Environ Monit Assess. 2015 Nov; 187(11):724. PMID: 26519078.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:PHPublic Health
  28. Ma L, Kong D, Fan Z, Zhao J. Consecutive cyclic esotropia after surgery for intermittent exotropia. Can J Ophthalmol. 2014 Oct; 49(5):e107-8. PMID: 25284108.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Yuan F, Yang H, Xue Y, Kong D, Ye R, Li C, Zhang J, Theprungsirikul L, Shrift T, Krichilsky B, Johnson DM, Swift GB, He Y, Siedow JN, Pei ZM. OSCA1 mediates osmotic-stress-evoked Ca2+ increases vital for osmosensing in Arabidopsis. Nature. 2014 Oct 16; 514(7522):367-71. PMID: 25162526.
    Citations: 165     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  30. Pekkurnaz G, Trinidad JC, Wang X, Kong D, Schwarz TL. Glucose regulates mitochondrial motility via Milton modification by O-GlcNAc transferase. Cell. 2014 Jul 03; 158(1):54-68. PMID: 24995978.
    Citations: 117     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  31. Kraus D, Yang Q, Kong D, Banks AS, Zhang L, Rodgers JT, Pirinen E, Pulinilkunnil TC, Gong F, Wang YC, Cen Y, Sauve AA, Asara JM, Peroni OD, Monia BP, Bhanot S, Alhonen L, Puigserver P, Kahn BB. Nicotinamide N-methyltransferase knockdown protects against diet-induced obesity. Nature. 2014 Apr 10; 508(7495):258-62. PMID: 24717514.
    Citations: 179     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  32. Gong W, Huang T, Ge F, Luo G, Yuan S, Gao D, Kong D. Presensitized immune condition of host exaggerates prolonged cold ischemia-mediated injury of cardiac graft involving regulatory T cells. Transplantation. 2013 Oct 15; 96(7):609-15. PMID: 23880577.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
  33. Allister EM, Robson-Doucette CA, Prentice KJ, Hardy AB, Sultan S, Gaisano HY, Kong D, Gilon P, Herrera PL, Lowell BB, Wheeler MB. UCP2 regulates the glucagon response to fasting and starvation. Diabetes. 2013 May; 62(5):1623-33. PMID: 23434936.
    Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  34. Kong D, Tong Q, Ye C, Koda S, Fuller PM, Krashes MJ, Vong L, Ray RS, Olson DP, Lowell BB. GABAergic RIP-Cre neurons in the arcuate nucleus selectively regulate energy expenditure. Cell. 2012 Oct 26; 151(3):645-57. PMID: 23101631.
    Citations: 117     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  35. Huang H, Kong D, Byun KH, Ye C, Koda S, Lee DH, Oh BC, Lee SW, Lee B, Zabolotny JM, Kim MS, Bjørbæk C, Lowell BB, Kim YB. Rho-kinase regulates energy balance by targeting hypothalamic leptin receptor signaling. Nat Neurosci. 2012 Oct; 15(10):1391-8. PMID: 22941110.
    Citations: 49     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  36. Kong D, Wen Z, Su H, Ge J, Chen W, Wang X, Wu C, Yang C, Chen H, Bu Z. Newcastle disease virus-vectored Nipah encephalitis vaccines induce B and T cell responses in mice and long-lasting neutralizing antibodies in pigs. Virology. 2012 Oct 25; 432(2):327-35. PMID: 22726244.
    Citations: 36     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  37. Liu T, Kong D, Shah BP, Ye C, Koda S, Saunders A, Ding JB, Yang Z, Sabatini BL, Lowell BB. Fasting activation of AgRP neurons requires NMDA receptors and involves spinogenesis and increased excitatory tone. Neuron. 2012 Feb 09; 73(3):511-22. PMID: 22325203.
    Citations: 132     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  38. Yan H, Kong D, Ge X, Gao X, Han X. Generation of conditional knockout alleles for PRL-3. J Biomed Res. 2011 Nov; 25(6):438-43. PMID: 23554722.
  39. Tao L, Ge J, Wang X, Wen Z, Zhai H, Hua T, Zhao B, Kong D, Yang C, Bu Z. Generation of a recombinant rabies Flury LEP virus carrying an additional G gene creates an improved seed virus for inactivated vaccine production. Virol J. 2011 Sep 25; 8:454. PMID: 21943337.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
  40. Pulinilkunnil T, He H, Kong D, Asakura K, Peroni OD, Lee A, Kahn BB. Adrenergic regulation of AMP-activated protein kinase in brown adipose tissue in vivo. J Biol Chem. 2011 Mar 18; 286(11):8798-809. PMID: 21209093.
    Citations: 47     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  41. Kong D, Vong L, Parton LE, Ye C, Tong Q, Hu X, Choi B, Brüning JC, Lowell BB. Glucose stimulation of hypothalamic MCH neurons involves K(ATP) channels, is modulated by UCP2, and regulates peripheral glucose homeostasis. Cell Metab. 2010 Nov 03; 12(5):545-52. PMID: 21035764.
    Citations: 103     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  42. Li J, Gu X, Ma Y, Calicchio ML, Kong D, Teng YD, Yu L, Crain AM, Vartanian TK, Pasqualini R, Arap W, Libermann TA, Snyder EY, Sidman RL. Nna1 mediates Purkinje cell dendritic development via lysyl oxidase propeptide and NF-?B signaling. Neuron. 2010 Oct 06; 68(1):45-60. PMID: 20920790.
    Citations: 41     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  43. Tao L, Ge J, Wang X, Zhai H, Hua T, Zhao B, Kong D, Yang C, Chen H, Bu Z. Molecular basis of neurovirulence of flury rabies virus vaccine strains: importance of the polymerase and the glycoprotein R333Q mutation. J Virol. 2010 Sep; 84(17):8926-36. PMID: 20538851.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  44. Kong D, Ji B, Dai L. Stabilizing to disruptive transition of focal adhesion response to mechanical forces. J Biomech. 2010 Sep 17; 43(13):2524-9. PMID: 20542514.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  45. Angers M, Uldry M, Kong D, Gimble JM, Jetten AM. Mfsd2a encodes a novel major facilitator superfamily domain-containing protein highly induced in brown adipose tissue during fasting and adaptive thermogenesis. Biochem J. 2008 Dec 15; 416(3):347-55. PMID: 18694395.
    Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  46. Kong D, Ji B, Dai L. Stability of adhesion clusters and cell reorientation under lateral cyclic tension. Biophys J. 2008 Oct; 95(8):4034-44. PMID: 18621806.
    Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:Cells
  47. Kong D, Ji B, Dai L. Nonlinear mechanical modeling of cell adhesion. J Theor Biol. 2008 Jan 07; 250(1):75-84. PMID: 17977558.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  48. Sha H, Xu J, Tang J, Ding J, Gong J, Ge X, Kong D, Gao X. Disruption of a novel regulatory locus results in decreased Bdnf expression, obesity, and type 2 diabetes in mice. Physiol Genomics. 2007 Oct 22; 31(2):252-63. PMID: 17652166.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
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