Selected Publications

Xie, C., R. P. Ritchie, H. Huang, J. Zhang, and Y. E. Chen. “Smooth Muscle Cell Differentiation In Vitro: Models and Underlying Molecular Mechanisms.” Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology 31.7 (2011): 1485-94. doi:10.1161/ATVBAHA.110.221101.

Xie, Changqing, Huarong Huang, Xuan Sun, Yanhong Guo, Milton Hamblin, Raquel P. Ritchie, Minerva T. Garcia-Barrio, Jifeng Zhang, and Y. Eugene Chen. “MicroRNA-1 Regulates Smooth Muscle Cell Differentiation by Repressing Kruppel-Like Factor 4.” Stem Cells and Development 20.2 (2011): 205-10. doi:10.1089/scd.2010.0283.

Huang, H., C. Xie, X. Sun, R. P. Ritchie, J. Zhang, and Y. E. Chen. “miR-10a Contributes to Retinoid Acid-induced Smooth Muscle Cell Differentiation.” Journal of Biological Chemistry 285.13 (2010): 9383-89. doi:10.1074/jbc.M109.095612.

Xie, Chang-Qing, Huarong Huang, Sheng Wei, Long-Sheng Song, Jifeng Zhang, Raquel P. Ritchie, Liangbiao Chen, Ming Zhang, and Y. Eugene Chen. “A Comparison of Murine Smooth Muscle Cells Generated from Embryonic versus Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells.” Stem Cells and Development 18.5 (2009): 741-48. doi:10.1089/scd.2008.0179.

Qiu, Ping, Raquel P. Ritchie, Xue Qian Gong, Yasuo Hamamori, and Li Li. “Dynamic changes in chromatin acetylation and the expression of histone acetyltransferases and histone deacetylases regulate the SM22α transcription in response to Smad3-mediated TGFβ1 signaling.” Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 348.2 (2006): 351-58. doi:10.1016/j.bbrc.2006.07.009.

Qiu P, Ritchie RP (Co-First Author), Fu Z, Cao D, Cumming J, Miano JM, Wang DZ, Li HJ, Li L. “Myocardin Enhances Smad3-Mediated Transforming Growth Factor- 1 Signaling in a CArG Box-Independent Manner: Smad-Binding Element Is an Important cis Element for SM22 Transcription In Vivo.” Circulation Research 97.10 (2005): 983-91. doi:10.1161/01.RES.0000190604.90049.71.

Ram JL, Ritchie RP, Fang J, Gonzales FS, Selegean JP. "Sequence-based source tracking of Escherichia coli based on genetic diversity of beta-glucuronidase." J Environ Qual. 2004; 33(3):1024-1032. Link to Publication

Xu R, Ho YS, Ritchie RP, Li L. "Human SM22 alpha BAC encompasses regulatory sequences for expression in vascular and visceral smooth muscles at fetal and adult stages." American Journal of Physiology – Heart and Circulatory Physiology. (2003): 284(4): H1398-407. doi:10.1152/ajpheart.00737.2002

Miller, John B, Volodymyr P Kondilenko, James R Salvador, and Raquel Pontes. “Alkyl halide charge transfer complexes with hard Lewis bases.” Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 59.4 (2003): 777-85. doi:10.1016/S1386-1425(02)00230-5.