Zhou, Qun-Yong

InstitutionUniversity of California, Irvine
Address1001 Health Sciences Road
CA 92697-3950
Phone(949) 824-2232, 1902
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    Regulation of glucose homeostasis by prokineticin 2 signaling
    NIH/NIDDK R21DK091916Aug 5, 2011 - Jul 31, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Prokineticin 2 and Suprachiasmatic Circadian Output
    NIH/NIMH R01MH067753Sep 24, 2004 - Jun 30, 2010
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NIMH R29MH057889Jul 1, 1998 - Jun 30, 2004
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Zhou Q, Burton KJ, Neal ML, Qiao Y, Kanthasamy AG, Sun Y, Xu X, Ma Y, Li X. Differential arousal regulation by prokineticin 2 signaling in the nocturnal mouse and the diurnal monkey. Mol Brain. 2016 08 18; 9(1):78. PMID: 27535380; PMCID: PMC4989352.
    2. Burton KJ, Li X, Li B, Cheng MY, Urbanski HF, Zhou Q. Expression of prokineticin 2 and its receptor in the macaque monkey brain. Chronobiol Int. 2016; 33(2):191-9. PMID: 26818846; PMCID: PMC4959799 [Available on 01/28/17].
    3. Burton KJ, Li X, Li JD, Hu WP, Zhou Q. Rhythmic Trafficking of TRPV2 in the Suprachiasmatic Nucleus is Regulated by Prokineticin 2 Signaling. J Circadian Rhythms. 2015 Apr 01; 13:2. PMID: 27103928; PMCID: PMC4832818.
    4. Xiao L, Zhang C, Li X, Gong S, Hu R, Balasubramanian R, Crowley W WF, Hastings MH, Zhou Q. Signaling role of prokineticin 2 on the estrous cycle of female mice. PLoS One. 2014; 9(3):e90860. PMID: 24633064; PMCID: PMC3954593.
    5. Zhou W, Li JD, Hu WP, Cheng MY, Zhou Q. Prokineticin 2 is involved in the thermoregulation and energy expenditure. Regul Pept. 2012 Nov 10; 179(1-3):84-90. PMID: 22960406.
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    6. Zhou Q, Dergunov SA, Zhang Y, Li X, Mu Q, Zhang Q, Jiang G, Pinkhassik E, Yan B. Safety profile and cellular uptake of biotemplated nanocapsules with nanometre-thin walls. Nanoscale. 2011 Jun; 3(6):2576-82. PMID: 21509382.
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    7. Hu WP, Li JD, Colwell CS, Zhou Q. Decreased REM sleep and altered circadian sleep regulation in mice lacking vasoactive intestinal polypeptide. Sleep. 2011 Jan 01; 34(1):49-56. PMID: 21203371; PMCID: PMC3001794.
    8. Zhang C, Truong KK, Zhou Q. Efferent projections of prokineticin 2 expressing neurons in the mouse suprachiasmatic nucleus. PLoS One. 2009 Sep 28; 4(9):e7151. PMID: 19784373; PMCID: PMC2747004.
    9. Li JD, Burton KJ, Zhang C, Hu SB, Zhou Q. Vasopressin receptor V1a regulates circadian rhythms of locomotor activity and expression of clock-controlled genes in the suprachiasmatic nuclei. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2009 Mar; 296(3):R824-30. PMID: 19052319; PMCID: PMC2665843.
    10. Li JD, Hu WP, Zhou Q. Disruption of the circadian output molecule prokineticin 2 results in anxiolytic and antidepressant-like effects in mice. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2009 Jan; 34(2):367-73. PMID: 18432189; PMCID: PMC2667318.
    11. Zhou Q, Meidan R. Biological function of prokineticins. Results Probl Cell Differ. 2008; 46:181-99. PMID: 18202926.
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    12. Shapiro LA, Ng KL, Kinyamu R, Whitaker-Azmitia P, Geisert EE, Blurton-Jones M, Zhou Q, Ribak CE. Origin, migration and fate of newly generated neurons in the adult rodent piriform cortex. Brain Struct Funct. 2007 Sep; 212(2):133-48. PMID: 17764016.
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    13. Shapiro LA, Ng KL, Zhou Q, Ribak CE. Olfactory enrichment enhances the survival of newly born cortical neurons in adult mice. Neuroreport. 2007 Jul 02; 18(10):981-5. PMID: 17558281.
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    14. Hu WP, Li JD, Zhang C, Boehmer L, Siegel JM, Zhou Q. Altered circadian and homeostatic sleep regulation in prokineticin 2-deficient mice. Sleep. 2007 Mar; 30(3):247-56. PMID: 17425220; PMCID: PMC2673012.
    15. Zhang C, Ng KL, Li JD, He F, Anderson DJ, Sun YE, Zhou Q. Prokineticin 2 is a target gene of proneural basic helix-loop-helix factors for olfactory bulb neurogenesis. J Biol Chem. 2007 Mar 09; 282(10):6917-21. PMID: 17259180.
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    16. Zhou Q. The prokineticins: a novel pair of regulatory peptides. Mol Interv. 2006 Dec; 6(6):330-8. PMID: 17200460; PMCID: PMC2667320.
    17. Hu WP, Zhang C, Li JD, Luo ZD, Amadesi S, Bunnett N, Zhou Q. Impaired pain sensation in mice lacking prokineticin 2. Mol Pain. 2006 Nov 15; 2:35. PMID: 17107623; PMCID: PMC1660571.
    18. Li JD, Hu WP, Boehmer L, Cheng MY, Lee AG, Jilek A, Siegel JM, Zhou Q. Attenuated circadian rhythms in mice lacking the prokineticin 2 gene. J Neurosci. 2006 Nov 08; 26(45):11615-23. PMID: 17093083; PMCID: PMC2713041.
    19. Cheng MY, Leslie FM, Zhou Q. Expression of prokineticins and their receptors in the adult mouse brain. J Comp Neurol. 2006 Oct 20; 498(6):796-809. PMID: 16927269; PMCID: PMC2667319.
    20. Zhou Q, Cheng MY. Prokineticin 2 and circadian clock output. FEBS J. 2005 Nov; 272(22):5703-9. PMID: 16279936; PMCID: PMC2667323.
    21. Ng KL, Li JD, Cheng MY, Leslie FM, Lee AG, Zhou Q. Dependence of olfactory bulb neurogenesis on prokineticin 2 signaling. Science. 2005 Jun 24; 308(5730):1923-7. PMID: 15976302.
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    22. Cheng MY, Bittman EL, Hattar S, Zhou Q. Regulation of prokineticin 2 expression by light and the circadian clock. BMC Neurosci. 2005 Mar 11; 6:17. PMID: 15762991; PMCID: PMC555564.
    23. Bullock CM, Li JD, Zhou Q. Structural determinants required for the bioactivities of prokineticins and identification of prokineticin receptor antagonists. Mol Pharmacol. 2004 Mar; 65(3):582-8. PMID: 14978236.
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    24. Cheng MY, Bullock CM, Li C, Lee AG, Bermak JC, Belluzzi J, Weaver DR, Leslie FM, Zhou Q. Prokineticin 2 transmits the behavioural circadian rhythm of the suprachiasmatic nucleus. Nature. 2002 May 23; 417(6887):405-10. PMID: 12024206.
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    25. Li M, Li C, Weingarten P, Bunzow JR, Grandy DK, Zhou Q. Association of dopamine D(3) receptors with actin-binding protein 280 (ABP-280). Biochem Pharmacol. 2002 Mar 01; 63(5):859-63. PMID: 11911837.
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    26. Bermak JC, Li M, Bullock C, Weingarten P, Zhou Q. Interaction of gamma-COP with a transport motif in the D1 receptor C-terminus. Eur J Cell Biol. 2002 Feb; 81(2):77-85. PMID: 11893085.
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