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Guang Bai, PhD, MD

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  • Bai, G. and Kusiak, J.W.(1997) Nerve growth factor up-regulates the rat N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor 1 promoter in PC12 cells. J. Biol. Chem. 272:5936-42.
  • Bai, G., Norten, D. Prenger, M. & Kusiak, J.W. (1998) Single-stranded DNA binding proteins and NRSF participate in the cell-specific transcription control of the NMDAR1 gene. J. Biol. Chem. 273:1086-91.
  • Krainc, D., Bai, G., Okamoto, S-i, Carles, M., Kusiak, J.W., Brent, R. & Lipton, S.A. (1998) Synergistic activation of the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor subunit 1 promoter by myocyte enhancer factor 2C and Sp1. J. Biol. Chem. 273:26218-24.
  • Chio, Y-B., Tenneti, L., Le, D., Ortiz, J., Bai, G., Chen, H-S. V. & Lipton, S.A. (2000) Molecular basis of NMDA receptor modulation by S-nitrosylation. Nature Neurosci.  3:15-21.
  • Liu, G., Prenger, M.S., Norton, D.D., Mei, L., John W. Kusiak, J.W. & Bai, G. (2001) NGF uses Ras/Erk and phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase cascades to upregulate the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor 1 promoter. J. Biol. Chem. 276:45372-9.
  • Okamoto, S-I, Sherman, K., Bai, G. & Lipton, S.A. (2002) Effect of the ubiquitous transcription factors, SP1 & MAZ, on NMDA receptor subunit type 1 (NR1) expression during neuronal differentiation. Mol. Brain Res. 107:89-96.
  • Liu, A.G., Zhuang, Z-Y, Hoffman, P.W. & Bai, G. (2003) Functional analysis of the rat N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor 2A promoter: multiple transcription start points, positive regulation by Sp factors and translational regulation. J. Biol. Chem. 278:26423-34.
  • Bai, G, Zhuang, Z-Y, Liu, A.G. & Hoffman, P.W. (2003) The role of the RE1 element in activation of the NR1 promoter during neuronal differentiation. J. Neurochem. 86:992-1005.
  • Khadeer, M.A., Sahu, S.N., Bai, G., Abdulla, S. & Gupta, A. (2005)  Expression of the zinc transporter ZIP1 in osteoclasts.  Bone. 37(3):296-304.
  • Han, J., Kesner, P., Metna-Laurent, M., Duan, T., Xu, L., Georges, F., Koehl, M., Abrous, D.N., Mendizabal-Zubiaga, J., Grandes, P., Liu, Q., Bai, G., Wang, W., Xiong, L., Ren, W., Marsicano, G. & Zhang, X.  (2012)  Acute cannabinoids impair working memory through astroglial CB1 receptor modulation of hippocampal LTD.  Cell. 148(5):1039-50.