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Chunmei Yang


Mentor: Jeffrey Pessin, Ph.D.
Lab Phone: 335-7871

Wyman AH, Chi M, Riley J, Carayannopoulos MO, Yang C, Coker KJ, Pessin JE, Moley KH. Syntaxin 4 expression affects glucose transporter 8 translocation and embryo survival. Mol Endocrinol. 2003 Oct;17(10):2096-102. Epub 2003 Jun 26. PubMed PMID: 12829803.

Allen LA, Yang C, Pessin JE. Rate and extent of phagocytosis in macrophages lacking vamp3. J Leukoc Biol. 2002 Jul;72(1):217-21. PubMed PMID: 12101283; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1828116.

Yang C, Coker KJ, Kim JK, Mora S, Thurmond DC, Davis AC, Yang B, Williamson RA, Shulman GI, Pessin JE. Syntaxin 4 heterozygous knockout mice develop muscle insulin resistance. J Clin Invest. 2001 May;107(10):1311-8. PubMed PMID:11375421; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC209300.

Mora S, Yang C, Ryder JW, Boeglin D, Pessin JE. The MEF2A and MEF2D isoforms are differentially regulated in muscle and adipose tissue during states of insulin deficiency. Endocrinology. 2001 May;142(5):1999-2004. PubMed PMID:11316766.

Yang C, Mora S, Ryder JW, Coker KJ, Hansen P, Allen LA, Pessin JE. VAMP3 null mice display normal constitutive, insulin- and exercise-regulated vesicle trafficking. Mol Cell Biol. 2001 Mar;21(5):1573-80. PubMed PMID: 11238894; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC86703.

Khan AH, Thurmond DC, Yang C, Ceresa BP, Sigmund CD, Pessin JE. Munc18c regulates insulin-stimulated glut4 translocation to the transverse tubules in skeletal muscle. J Biol Chem. 2001 Feb 9;276(6):4063-9. Epub 2000 Oct 27. PubMed PMID: 11054418.

Kao AW, Yang C, Pessin JE. Functional comparison of the role of dynamin 2 splice variants on GLUT-4 endocytosis in 3T3L1 adipocytes. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2000 May;278(5):E825-31. PubMed PMID: 10780938.

Yang C, Watson RT, Elmendorf JS, Sacks DB, Pessin JE. Calmodulin antagonists inhibit insulin-stimulated GLUT4 (glucose transporter 4) translocation by preventing the formation of phosphatidylinositol 3,4,5-trisphosphate in 3T3L1adipocytes. Mol Endocrinol. 2000 Feb;14(2):317-26. PubMed PMID: 10674403.