Peer-reviewed articles (* indicates corresponding authors)

Wang XK, Agarwal M, Parobchak N, Rosen A, Vetrano AM, Srinivasan A, Wang B*, Rosen T* (2016). Mono-(2-Ethylhexyl) Phthalate Promotes Pro-Labor Gene Expression in the Human Placenta. PLoS One. 11(1):e0147013. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147013. eCollection 2016.

Di Stefano V, Wang B*, Parobchak N, Roche N, Rosen T*(2015). RelB/p52-mediated NF-κB signaling alters histone acetylation to increase the abundance of corticotropin-releasing hormone in human placenta. Sci Signal. 8(391):ra85. doi: 10.1126/scisignal.aaa9806.

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Rosen T*, Schulkin J, Power M, Tadesse S, Norwitz ER, and Wang B* (2015). Comparative immunohistochemistry of placental CRH and RelB/NF-κB2 between human and non-human primates. Comparative Med. 65:140-143.

Yu LJ, Wang B*, Parobchak N, Roche N, Rosen T* (2015). STAT3 cooperates with the non-canonical NF-κB signaling to regulate pro-labor genes in the human placenta. Placenta. 36:581-586.

Wang B*, Parobchak N, Rosen M, Roche, N, and Rosen T* (2014). Negative effects of progesterone receptor isoform-A on human placental activity of the non-canonical NF-κB signaling. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 99:E320-328.

Wang B*, Palomares K, Parobchak N, Cece J, Rosen M, Nguyen A, Rosen T* (2013). Glucocorticoid receptor signaling contributes to constitutive activation of the noncanonica NF-κB pathway in term human placenta. Mol Endocrinol 27:203-211 (Featured in Endocrine News, April, 2013).

Horman SR, Janas MM, Litterst C, Wang B, MacRac IJ, Sever MJ, Morrissey DV, Luo B, Novina CD, and Orth AP (2013). Akt-mediated phosphorylation of Argonaute 2 down-regulates cleavage and upregulates translational repression of microRNA targets. Mol Cell 50:356-367.

Wang B*, Parobchak N, and Rosen T* (2012). RelB/NF-κB2 regulates corticotropin-releasing hormone in the human placenta (2012). Mol Endocrinol 26:1356-1369 (Featured in Endocrine News, August, 2012).

Janas MM, Wang B, Harris AS, Shaffer JM, Subrahmanyam Y, Behlke M, Wucherpfennig K, Gagnon E, Novina CD (2012). Alternate RISC assembly: binding and repression of microRNA-mRNA duplexes by human Ago proteins. RNA 18:2041-2055.

Li S, Zhu J, Zhang W, Chen Y, Zhang K, Popescu LM, Ma X, Lau WB, Rong R, Yu X, Wang B, Li Y, Xiao C, Zhang M, Wang S, Yu L, Chen AF, Yang X, and Cai J (2011). Signature microRNA expression profile of essential hypertension and its link to human cytomegalovirus infection. Circulation 124:175-184.

Wang B, Li S, Qi HH, Chowdhury D, Shi Y, and Novina CD (2009). Distinct passenger strand and mRNA cleavage activities of human Argonaute proteins. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 16:1259-1266 (Selected for Faculty of 1000).

Wang B, Yanez A, and Novina CD. miRNA repressed mRNAs contain 40S, but no 60S components (2008). Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 105:5343-5348 (Featured in Cell’s Leading Edge series).

Wang B, Love TM, Call ME, Doench JG, and Novina CD (2006). Recapitulation of short RNA-directed translational gene silencing, in vitro. Mol Cell 22:553-560.

Domingo GJ, Palazzo SS, Wang B, Pannicucci B, Salavati R, and Stuart KD (2003). Dyskinetoplastic Trypanosoma brucei contain functional editing complexes. Eukaryot Cell 2:569-577.

Panigrahi AK, Schnaufer A, Ernst NL, Wang B, Salavati R, and Stuart KD (2003). Identification of novel components of Trypanosoma brucei editosomes. RNA 9:484-492.

Wang B, Palazzo S, Ernst N, Panigrahi A, Salavati R, and Stuart KD (2003). TbMP44 is essential for RNA editing and structural integrity of the editosome in Trypanosoma brucei. Eukaryot Cell 2:578-587.

Wang B, Salavati R, Heidmann S, and Stuart K (2002). A hammerhead ribozyme substrate and reporter for in vitro kinetoplastid RNA editing. RNA 8:548-554.

Rosen T, Schatz F, Kuczynski E, Lam H, Koo AB, Lockwood CJ (2002). Thrombin-enhanced matrix metalloproteinase-1 expression: a mechanism linking placental abruption with premature rupture of the membranes. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 11:11-17

Rosen T, Kuczynski E, O'Neill LM, Funai EF, Lockwood CJ (2001). Plasma levels of thrombin-anthithrombin complexes predict preterm premature rupture of the fetal membranes. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 10:297-300.

Radunovic N, Kuczynski E, Rosen T, Dukanac J, Petkovic S, Lockwood CJ (2000). Plasma apolipoprotein A-I and B concentrations in normal and growth retarded fetuses: A potential mechanism for the association of low birth weight with adult atherosclerosis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 85:85-88.

Rosen T, Krikun G, Ma YH, Wang E-Y, Lockwood CJ Guller S (1998). Chronic antagonism of nuclear factor-kappaB activity in cytotrophoblasts by dexamethasone: A potential mechanism for antiinflammatory action of glucocortiocoids in human placenta. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 83:3647-52.

Di Stefano, V. Santolaya-Forgas, J. Faro, R. Duzyj, C. Oyelese, Y. Mode of Delivery in Stillbirth, 1995-2004. Reprod Sci, 2015 Epub ahead of print.

Duzyj, CM. Buhimschi, IA. Motawea, H. Laky, CA. Cozzini, G. Zhao, G. Funai, EF. Buhimschi, CS. The Invasive Phenotype of Placenta Accreta Extravillous Trophoblasts Associates with Loss of E-Cadherin. Placenta, 2015 36(6):645-51.

Duzyj, CM. Paidas, MJ. Jebailey L, Huang SJ, Barnea ER. PreImplantation Factor (PIF*) promotes embryotrophic and neuroprotective decidual genes: effect negated by epidermal growth factor. J Neurodev Disord, 2014 6:36.

Nayeri, UA. Buhimschi, IA. Laky, CA. Cross, SN. Duzyj, CM. Ramma, W. Sibai, BM. Funai, EF. Ahmed, A. Buhimschi, CS. Antenatal corticosteroids impact the inflammatory rather than the antiangiogenic profile of women with preeclampsia. Hypertension, 2013 63(6):1285-92.

Rosenberg, V. Buhimschi, I. Dulay, A. Abdel-Razeq, S. Oliver, E. Duzyj, C. Lipkind, H. Pettker, C. Buhimschi, C. Modulation of amniotic Fluid activin-a and inhibin-a in women with preterm premature rupture of the membranes and infection-induced preterm birth. American Journal of Reproductive Immunology, 2012 67(2):122-31.

Buhimschi, I. Oliver, E. Ali, U. Laky, C. Cakmak, H. Duzyj, C. Zhao, G. Buhimschi, C. Novel insights into the mechanisms responsible for the up-regulation of the soluble receptor for advanced glycation end-products (sRAGE) in severe preeclampsia (sPE). American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2011 204(1):s13.

Duzyj, C. Barnea, E.R. Li, M. Huang, S.J. Krikun, G. Paidas, M.J. Preimplantation Factor Promotes First Trimester Trophoblast Invasion. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2010 203(4):402.e1-402.e4. Lipkind, H.S.

Duzyj, C. Rosenberg, T.J. Funai, E.F. Chavkin, W. Chaisson, M.A. Disparities in Cesarean Rates and Associated Adverse Neonatal Outcomes in New York City Hospitals. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2009 113(6):1239-1247.

Diaz, L.A. Pai, R. Endres, J. Anthony, P. Duzyj, C. Bishu, S. Morita, Y. Fox, D.A. Xenogeneic cells and superantigen induce human T-cell activation in the absence of T-cell recognition of xenoantigen, The Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine, 2003 142(3):149-157.

Reviews and book chapter

Wang B, Doench J, and Novina CD (2007). Analysis of miRNA effector functions in vitro. Methods 43:91-104.

Stuart KD, Salavati R, Igo R. Jr., Ernst NL, Palazzo SS, and Wang B (2004). Kinetoplastid RNA editing: uridylate insertion and deletion. Methods Mol Biol 265:251-272.