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  2. Wu, F., Bard, J.E., Kann, J., Yergeau, D., Sapkota, D., Ge, Y., Hu, Z., Wang, J., Liu, T., and Mu, X. (2021) Single cell transcriptomics reveals lineage trajectory of retinal ganglion cells in wild-type and Atoh7-null retinas. Nat Commun. 12(1):1465.
  3. Zhou, Y., Bastian, I.N., Long, M.D., Dow, M., Li, W.,Liu, T., Ngu, R.K., Antonucci, L., Huang, J.Y., Phung, Q.T., Zhao, X.H., Banerjee, S., Lin, X.J., Wang, H., Dang, B., Choi, S., Karin, D., Su, H., Ellisman, M.H., Jamieson, C., Bosenberg, M., Cheng, Z., Haybaeck, J., Kenner, L., Fisch, K.M., Bourgon, R., Hernandez, G., Lill, J.R., Liu, S., Carter, H., Mellman, I., Karin, M., and Shalapour, S. (2021) Activation of NF-κB and p300/CBP potentiates cancer chemoimmunotherapy through induction of MHC-I antigen presentation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 118(8).
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Prior to 2019

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