1. Dany Gaillard, Mingang Xu, Fei Liu, Sarah E. Millar and Linda A. Barlow. β-catenin signaling biases multipotent lingual epithelial progenitors to differentiate and acquire a specific taste cell fates. Under revision. PLOS Genetics.
  2. Qingguo Zhao, Carl A. Gregory, Ryang Hwa Lee, Roxanne L. Reger, Lizheng Qin, Bo Hai, Min Sung Park, Nara Yoon, Bret Clough, Eoin McNeill, Darwin J. Prockop, and Fei Liu. MSCs derived from iPSCs with a modified protocol are tumor-tropic but have much less potential to promote tumors than bone marrow MSCs. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Jan 13;112(2):530-5.
  3. Qingguo Zhao, Fei Liu. Mesenchymal stem cells in progression and treatment of cancers. Invited Review. Frontiers in Biology. June 2014, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 186-194.
  4. Fei Liu & Songlin Wang. Invited Review. Molecular cues for development and regeneration of salivary glands. Histology and Histopathology, 2014 Mar; 29(3): 305-312.
  5. Bo Hai, Lizheng Qin, Zhenhua Yang, Qingguo Zhao, Lei Shangguan, Xinyu Ti, Yanqiu Zhao, Sangroh Kim, Dharanipathy Rangaraj, and Fei Liu. Transient Activation of Hedgehog Pathway Rescued Radiation-induced Hyposalivation. Clinical Cancer Research, 2014 Jan 1;20(1):140-50.    
  6. Zhenhua Yang, Bo Hai, Lizheng Qin, Xinyu Ti, Lei Shangguan, Yanqiu Zhao, Lindsey Wiggins, Ying Liu, Jian Q. Feng, Julia Yu Fong Chang, Fen Wang, Fei Liu. Cessation of epithelial Bmp signaling induces formation of cementum-like structures on tooth crowns by promoting EMT in a Wnt-dependent manner. Molecular and Cellular Biology, 2013. Dec;33(23):4732-44.
  7. Janssens S, Van Den Broek O, Davenport IR, Akkers RC, Liu F, Veenstra GJ, Hoppler S, Vleminckx K, Destrée O. The Wnt signaling mediator tcf1 is required for expression of foxd3 during Xenopus gastrulation. Int J Dev Biol. 2013;57(1):49-54.
  8. Julia Yu Fong Chang, Cong Wang, Yanqing Huang, Chengliu Jin, Junchen Liu, Chaofeng  Yang, Bo Hai, Fei Liu, Rena D'Souza, Wallace L McKeehan, Fen Wang. Fibroblast Growth Factor Signaling is Essential for Self-renewal of Dental Epithelial Stem Cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry 2013 Oct 4;288(40):28952-61.
  9. Lei Shangguan, Xinyu Ti, Ulf Krause, Bo Hai, Yanqiu Zhao, Zhenhua Yang, and Fei Liu. Inhibition of TGF-β/Smad signaling by BAMBI blocks differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells to carcinoma-associated fibroblasts and abolished their pro-tumor effects. Stem Cells, 2012 Dec;30(12):2810-9.
  10. Zhenhua Yang and Fei Liu. Wnt/β-catenin signaling for dental regeneration. Stem Cells in Oral Medicine, 2012 Aug.
  11. Bo Hai, Zhenhua Yang, Lei Shangguan, Yanqiu Zhao, Arthur Boyer and Fei Liu. Concurrent Transient Activation of Wnt/β-catenin Pathway Prevents Radiation Damage to Salivary Glands.International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics (IJROBP). 2012 May 1;83(1):e109-16.
  12. Fei Liu. Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells: Therapeutic Applications in Disease and Injury, Volume 8. Chapter 27: Functional Restoration of Salivary Glands After Radiotherapy: Roles of Wnt and Hedgehog Pathways. Springer 2012.
  13. Bo Hai, Zhenhua Yang, Yeon Sook Choi, Sarah E. Millar, Makoto Mark Taketo, Andras Nagy, and Fei Liu. Wnt/β-catenin signaling regulates postnatal development and regeneration of the salivary gland. Stem Cells and Dev. 2010 19(11): 1793-1801. Cover feature.
  14. Fei Liu, Thomas Andl, Yuhang Zhang, Alexander C. Wright, Monika Damek-Poprawa, Stefano Piccolo, Andras Nagy, Makoto M. Taketo, Thomas G. Diekwisch, Sunday Akintoye and Sarah E. Millar. Inducible activation of β-catenin signaling initiates de novo tooth development in adult oral cavity. Journal of Dental Research, 2010. 89(9):909-14.
  15. Fei Liu and Sarah E. Millar. Wnt/beta-catenin signaling and the development of oral tissues. Invited review, Journal of Dental Research. 2010 Apr;89(4):318-30.
  16. Fei Liu, Emily Y. Chu, Brenda Watt, Yuhang Zhang, Natalie M. Gallant, Thomas Andl, Steven H. Yang, Min-Min Lu, Stefano Piccolo, Ruth Schmidt-Ullrich, Makoto M. Taketo, Edward E. Morrisey, Andrzej A. Dlugosz, Sarah E. Millar. WNT/beta-catenin  signaling directs multiple stages of tooth morphogenesis. Development Biology, 2008. 313(1):210-24. Top Cited Article 2008-2010.
  17. Afouda BA, Martin J, Liu F, Ciau-Uitz A, Patient R, Hoppler S. GATA transcription factors integrate Wnt signalling during heart development. Development. 2008 Oct;135(19):3185- 90.
  18. Fei Liu, Shoba Thirumangalathu, Natalie M. Gallant, Cristi L. Stoick-Cooper, Steven H. Yang, Seshamma T. Reddy, Thomas Andl, Makoto M. Taketo, Andrzej A. Dlugosz, Randall T. Moon, Linda A. Barlow and Sarah E. Millar. Wnt/beta-catenin signaling initiates taste papilla development. Nature Genetics, 2007. 39(1):106-12.
  19. Zhang Y, Andl T, Yang SH, Teta M, Liu F, Seykora JT, Tobias JW, Piccolo S, Schmidt- Ullrich R, Nagy A, Taketo MM, Dlugosz AA, Millar SE. Activation of beta-catenin signaling programs embryonic epidermis to hair follicle fate. Development. 2008. 135(12):2161-72
  20. Thomas Andl, Elizabeth P. Murchison, Fei Liu, Yuhang Zhang, Monica Yunta-Gonzalez, John W. Tobias, Claudia D. Andl, John T. Seykora, Gregory J. Hannon, and Sarah E. Millar. The miRNA-Processing Enzyme Dicer Is Essential for the Morphogenesis and Maintenance of Hair Follicles. Current Biology, 2006. 16: 1041-1049
  21. Fei Liu, Olaf van den Broek, Olivier Destrée and Stefan Hoppler. Distinct roles for Xenopus Tcf/Lef genes in mediating specific responses to Wnt/beta-catenin signalling in mesoderm development. Development, 2005. 132(24): 5375-5385
  22. Wang X, Zhang G, Liu F, Han M, Xu D, Zang Y. Prevalence of human parvovirus B19 DNA in cardiac tissues of patients with congenital heart diseases indicated by nested PCR and in situ hybridization. Journal of Clinical Virology. 2004. 31(1): 20-24.
  23. Liu XS, Zhu Y, Han WN, Li YN, Chen LH, Jia W, Song CJ, Liu F, Yang K, Li Q, Jin BQ. Preparation and characterization of a set of monoclonal antibodies to TRAIL and TRAIL receptors DR4, DR5, DcR1, and DcR2. Hybrid Hybridomics. 2003. 22(2):121-5.
  24. Fei Liu, Boquan JIN, Yin LIU et al. The transcription co-repressor TLE1 Interacted with the intracellular region of gp130 through its Q domain. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. 2002. 232(1-2): 163-167
  25. Yanqiu Zhao, Han You, Fei Liu, Huazhang An, Yongquan Shi, Qiang Yu, Daiming Fan. Differentially expressed gene profiles between multidrug resistant gastric adenocarcinoma cells and their parental cells. Cancer Letters, 2002, 185(2):211-218
  26. Wang XM, Li Y, Li HF, Liu F, Jia GL. Effects of perindopril on soluble intercellular adhesion molecule-1 in patients with congestive heart failure. Heart. 2002; 88(4): 417-418.
  27. Fei Liu, Boquan Jin, Yin Liu et al. gp130-Associated-Molecule (GAM/AES) interacts with TLE1 by their Q domains. Journal of Chinese Microbiology and Immunology. 2002, 22(3): 211-216.
  28. Fei Liu, Boquan Jin, LI Demin et al. Prokaryotic expression of HES1 and Preparation of its polyclonal antibody. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Immunology. 2002, 18(4): 329-332
  29. Fei Liu, Boquan Jin. Cellular and Molecular Immunology, second edition: Chapter 5, “Notch Signaling in Lymphocyte development”; Chapter 15, “Signal transduction of cytokine receptors”; Chapter 17, “Signal transduction in innate immunity”. Science Publishing Company, Beijing, China, Sept. 2001. (The third edition is under revision now)
  30. Fei Liu, Yin Liu, Boquan JIN. Establishment and characterization of GAM stable transfectants of M1 cell lines. Immunology Journal. 2000, 16(3): 383-387
  31. Fei Liu, Yin Liu, Boquan Jin. Preparation and Characterization of Monoclonal Antibodies against GAM Protein, a Novel gp130 Associated Molecule. Hybridoma. 1999,12(4):371-378
  32. Fei Liu, Yin Liu, Boquan Jin. Notch signaling: the conserved regulatory pathway of development. Life Science (Chinese). 1999,17 (supplement): 103-107
  33. Fei Liu, Yin Liu, Boquan Jin. Preparation and utilization of anti-Thioredoxin mAbs. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Immunology. 1999, 15(2): 84-87
  34. Fei Liu, Yin Liu, Boquan Jin et al. Expression and purification of gp130-Associated - Molecule fusion protein and establishment of its mAbs. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Immunology.1998, 14(1): 23-28.


Fei Liu

Associate Professor


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  • DEPARTMENT Institute for Regenerative Medicine at Scott & White
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Medicine
    Texas A&M Health Science Center