Dr Zhen Zhong

Interests

Mechanism of prion-like propagation of mutant SOD1 misfolding from cell to cell in Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

motor axon in zebrafish
motor axon in zebrafish
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Research Focus

Keywords

ALS

aggregation

Folding

Clinical conditions

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Equipment

Molecular and cell biology

Collaborators

No collaborators listed

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    Publications

    2014

    Hanssum A, Zhong Z, Rousseau A, Krzyzosiak A, Sigurdardottir A, Bertolotti A (2014), “An Inducible Chaperone Adapts Proteasome Assembly to Stress.” Mol Cell Details

    2013

    Reimer MM, Norris A, Ohnmacht J, Patani R, Zhong Z, Dias TB, Kuscha V, Scott AL, Chen YC, Rozov S, Frazer SL, Wyatt C, Higashijima S, Patton EE, Panula P, Chandran S, Becker T, Becker CG (2013), “Dopamine from the brain promotes spinal motor neuron generation during development and adult regeneration.” Dev Cell 25(5):478-91 Details

    2012

    Zhong Z, Ohnmacht J, Reimer MM, Bach I, Becker T, Becker CG (2012), “Chondrolectin mediates growth cone interactions of motor axons with an intermediate target.” J Neurosci 32(13):4426-39 Details

    2011

    Zhong Z, Ma H, Taniguchi-Ishigaki N, Nagarajan L, Becker CG, Bach I, Becker T (2011), “SSDP cofactors regulate neural patterning and differentiation of specific axonal projections.” Dev Biol 349(2):213-24 Details