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Lijun Xia

TitleProf, Adjunct
InstitutionOklahoma Medical Research Foundation
DepartmentCardiovascular Biology Research
Address825 NE 13th St
Oklahoma City OK
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    Soochow University, CHINAPhD1995Medicine

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    R01HL128390     (XIA, LIJUN)Apr 1, 2016 - Mar 31, 2020
    Platelet CLEC-2 regulation of vascular integrity during inflammation
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01HD083418     (XIA, LIJUN)Aug 7, 2015 - Apr 30, 2020
    Podoplanin-mediated platelet activation and vascular integrity in the developing brain
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01DK085691     (XIA, LIJUN)Aug 1, 2010 - Apr 30, 2021
    Role of Mucin-type O-glycans in Intestinal Inflammation
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Stahl M, Tremblay S, Montero M, Vogl W, Xia L, Jacobson K, Menendez A, Vallance BA. The Muc2 mucin coats murine Paneth cell granules and facilitates their content release and dispersion. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2018 Aug 01; 315(2):G195-G205. PMID: 29698056.
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    2. Ghafoory S, Varshney R, Robison T, Kouzbari K, Woolington S, Murphy B, Xia L, Ahamed J. Platelet TGF-ß1 deficiency decreases liver fibrosis in a mouse model of liver injury. Blood Adv. 2018 03 13; 2(5):470-480. PMID: 29490978.
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    3. Zhao X, Pan Y, Ren W, Shen F, Xu M, Yu M, Fu J, Xia L, Ruan C, Zhao Y. Plasma soluble podoplanin is a novel marker for the diagnosis of tumor occurrence and metastasis. Cancer Sci. 2018 Feb; 109(2):403-411. PMID: 29266546.
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    4. Xia L. Platelet CLEC-2: a molecule with 2 faces. Blood. 2017 11 16; 130(20):2158-2160. PMID: 29146820.
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    5. Song K, Fu J, Song J, Herzog BH, Bergstrom K, Kondo Y, McDaniel JM, McGee S, Silasi-Mansat R, Lupu F, Chen H, Bagavant H, Xia L. Loss of mucin-type O-glycans impairs the integrity of the glomerular filtration barrier in the mouse kidney. J Biol Chem. 2017 10 06; 292(40):16491-16497. PMID: 28842487.
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    6. Li Y, Fu J, Ling Y, Yago T, McDaniel JM, Song J, Bai X, Kondo Y, Qin Y, Hoover C, McGee S, Shao B, Liu Z, Sonon R, Azadi P, Marth JD, McEver RP, Ruan C, Xia L. Sialylation on O-glycans protects platelets from clearance by liver Kupffer cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 08 01; 114(31):8360-8365. PMID: 28716912.
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    7. Yan B, Xu M, Zhao Y, Guo H, Xia L, Ruan C, Zhao Y. Development of a novel flow cytometric immunobead array to quantify VWF: Ag and VWF: GPIbR and its application in acute myocardial infarction. Eur J Haematol. 2017 Sep; 99(3):207-215. PMID: 28523822.
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    8. Ji S, Jiang M, Yan B, Shen F, He Y, Wan A, Xia L, Ruan C, Zhao Y. The chimeric monoclonal antibody MHCSZ-123 against human von Willebrand factor A3 domain inhibits high-shear arterial thrombosis in a Rhesus monkey model. J Hematol Oncol. 2017 05 19; 10(1):111. PMID: 28526067.
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    9. Liu Z, Yago T, Zhang N, Panicker SR, Wang Y, Yao L, Mehta-D'souza P, Xia L, Zhu C, McEver RP. L-selectin mechanochemistry restricts neutrophil priming in vivo. Nat Commun. 2017 05 12; 8:15196. PMID: 28497779.
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    10. Chandrakesan P, Yao J, Qu D, May R, Weygant N, Ge Y, Ali N, Sureban SM, Gude M, Vega K, Bannerman-Menson E, Xia L, Bronze M, An G, Houchen CW. Dclk1, a tumor stem cell marker, regulates pro-survival signaling and self-renewal of intestinal tumor cells. Mol Cancer. 2017 02 01; 16(1):30. PMID: 28148261.
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    11. Jacobs JP, Lin L, Goudarzi M, Ruegger P, McGovern DP, Fornace AJ, Borneman J, Xia L, Braun J. Microbial, metabolomic, and immunologic dynamics in a relapsing genetic mouse model of colitis induced by T-synthase deficiency. Gut Microbes. 2017 01 02; 8(1):1-16. PMID: 27874308.
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    12. Kumar P, Kuhlmann FM, Bhullar K, Yang H, Vallance BA, Xia L, Luo Q, Fleckenstein JM. Dynamic Interactions of a Conserved Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Adhesin with Intestinal Mucins Govern Epithelium Engagement and Toxin Delivery. Infect Immun. 2016 Dec; 84(12):3608-3617. PMID: 27736776.
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    13. Cha B, Geng X, Mahamud MR, Fu J, Mukherjee A, Kim Y, Jho EH, Kim TH, Kahn ML, Xia L, Dixon JB, Chen H, Srinivasan RS. Mechanotransduction activates canonical Wnt/ß-catenin signaling to promote lymphatic vascular patterning and the development of lymphatic and lymphovenous valves. Genes Dev. 2016 06 15; 30(12):1454-69. PMID: 27313318.
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    14. Gao N, Bergstrom K, Fu J, Xie B, Chen W, Xia L. Loss of intestinal O-glycans promotes spontaneous duodenal tumors. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2016 07 01; 311(1):G74-83. PMID: 27229122.
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    15. Pan J, Dinh TT, Rajaraman A, Lee M, Scholz A, Czupalla CJ, Kiefel H, Zhu L, Xia L, Morser J, Jiang H, Santambrogio L, Butcher EC. Patterns of expression of factor VIII and von Willebrand factor by endothelial cell subsets in vivo. Blood. 2016 07 07; 128(1):104-9. PMID: 27207787.
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    16. Chen WS, Cao Z, Sugaya S, Lopez MJ, Sendra VG, Laver N, Leffler H, Nilsson UJ, Fu J, Song J, Xia L, Hamrah P, Panjwani N. Pathological lymphangiogenesis is modulated by galectin-8-dependent crosstalk between podoplanin and integrin-associated VEGFR-3. Nat Commun. 2016 Apr 12; 7:11302. PMID: 27066737.
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    17. Bergstrom K, Liu X, Zhao Y, Gao N, Wu Q, Song K, Cui Y, Li Y, McDaniel JM, McGee S, Chen W, Huycke MM, Houchen CW, Zenewicz LA, West CM, Chen H, Braun J, Fu J, Xia L. Defective Intestinal Mucin-Type O-Glycosylation Causes Spontaneous Colitis-Associated Cancer in Mice. Gastroenterology. 2016 07; 151(1):152-164.e11. PMID: 27059389.
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    18. Fu J, Xia L. CLEC-2 and podoplanin, partners again. Blood. 2016 Mar 31; 127(13):1629-30. PMID: 27034419; PMCID: PMC4817307 [Available on 03/31/17].
    19. Rahman HNA, Wu H, Dong Y, Pasula S, Wen A, Sun Y, Brophy ML, Tessneer KL, Cai X, McManus J, Chang B, Kwak S, Rahman NS, Xu W, Fernandes C, Mcdaniel JM, Xia L, Smith L, Srinivasan RS, Chen H. Selective Targeting of a Novel Epsin-VEGFR2 Interaction Promotes VEGF-Mediated Angiogenesis. Circ Res. 2016 Mar 18; 118(6):957-969. PMID: 26879230; PMCID: PMC4798882 [Available on 03/18/17].
    20. Geng X, Cha B, Mahamud MR, Lim KC, Silasi-Mansat R, Uddin MKM, Miura N, Xia L, Simon AM, Engel JD, Chen H, Lupu F, Srinivasan RS. Multiple mouse models of primary lymphedema exhibit distinct defects in lymphovenous valve development. Dev Biol. 2016 Jan 01; 409(1):218-233. PMID: 26542011.
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    21. Wang H, Kim JJ, Denou E, Gallagher A, Thornton DJ, Shajib MS, Xia L, Schertzer JD, Grencis RK, Philpott DJ, Khan WI. New Role of Nod Proteins in Regulation of Intestinal Goblet Cell Response in the Context of Innate Host Defense in an Enteric Parasite Infection. Infect Immun. 2016 01; 84(1):275-85. PMID: 26527214.
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    22. Song K, Herzog BH, Fu J, Sheng M, Bergstrom K, McDaniel JM, Kondo Y, McGee S, Cai X, Li P, Chen H, Xia L. Loss of Core 1-derived O-Glycans Decreases Breast Cancer Development in Mice. J Biol Chem. 2015 Aug 14; 290(33):20159-66. PMID: 26124270; PMCID: PMC4536426.
    23. Shao B, Yago T, Setiadi H, Wang Y, Mehta-D'souza P, Fu J, Crocker PR, Rodgers W, Xia L, McEver RP. O-glycans direct selectin ligands to lipid rafts on leukocytes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Jul 14; 112(28):8661-6. PMID: 26124096; PMCID: PMC4507194.
    24. Chang B, Tessneer KL, McManus J, Liu X, Hahn S, Pasula S, Wu H, Song H, Chen Y, Cai X, Dong Y, Brophy ML, Rahman R, Ma JX, Xia L, Chen H. Epsin is required for Dishevelled stability and Wnt signalling activation in colon cancer development. Nat Commun. 2015 Mar 16; 6:6380. PMID: 25871009; PMCID: PMC4397653.
    25. Astarita JL, Cremasco V, Fu J, Darnell MC, Peck JR, Nieves-Bonilla JM, Song K, Kondo Y, Woodruff MC, Gogineni A, Onder L, Ludewig B, Weimer RM, Carroll MC, Mooney DJ, Xia L, Turley SJ. The CLEC-2-podoplanin axis controls the contractility of fibroblastic reticular cells and lymph node microarchitecture. Nat Immunol. 2015 Jan; 16(1):75-84. PMID: 25347465; PMCID: PMC4270928.
    26. Pan Y, Yago T, Fu J, Herzog B, McDaniel JM, Mehta-D'Souza P, Cai X, Ruan C, McEver RP, West C, Dai K, Chen H, Xia L. Podoplanin requires sialylated O-glycans for stable expression on lymphatic endothelial cells and for interaction with platelets. Blood. 2014 Dec 04; 124(24):3656-65. PMID: 25336627; PMCID: PMC4256915.
    27. Liu X, Pasula S, Song H, Tessneer KL, Dong Y, Hahn S, Yago T, Brophy ML, Chang B, Cai X, Wu H, McManus J, Ichise H, Georgescu C, Wren JD, Griffin C, Xia L, Srinivasan RS, Chen H. Temporal and spatial regulation of epsin abundance and VEGFR3 signaling are required for lymphatic valve formation and function. Sci Signal. 2014 Oct 14; 7(347):ra97. PMID: 25314967; PMCID: PMC4226761.
    28. Herzog BH, Fu J, Xia L. Mucin-type O-glycosylation is critical for vascular integrity. Glycobiology. 2014 Dec; 24(12):1237-41. PMID: 24946788; PMCID: PMC4211600.
    29. Chen H, Griffin C, Xia L, Srinivasan RS. Molecular and cellular mechanisms of lymphatic vascular maturation. Microvasc Res. 2014 Nov; 96:16-22. PMID: 24928499; PMCID: PMC4263685.
    30. Perez-Muñoz ME, Bergstrom K, Peng V, Schmaltz R, Jimenez-Cardona R, Marsteller N, McGee S, Clavel T, Ley R, Fu J, Xia L, Peterson DA. Discordance between changes in the gut microbiota and pathogenicity in a mouse model of spontaneous colitis. Gut Microbes. 2014 May-Jun; 5(3):286-95. PMID: 24662098; PMCID: PMC4153765.
    31. Sommer F, Adam N, Johansson ME, Xia L, Hansson GC, Bäckhed F. Altered mucus glycosylation in core 1 O-glycan-deficient mice affects microbiota composition and intestinal architecture. PLoS One. 2014; 9(1):e85254. PMID: 24416370; PMCID: PMC3887012.
    32. Tessneer KL, Pasula S, Cai X, Dong Y, McManus J, Liu X, Yu L, Hahn S, Chang B, Chen Y, Griffin C, Xia L, Adams RH, Chen H. Genetic reduction of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 rescues aberrant angiogenesis caused by epsin deficiency. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 Feb; 34(2):331-337. PMID: 24311377.
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    33. Song K, Herzog BH, Sheng M, Fu J, McDaniel JM, Chen H, Ruan J, Xia L. Lenalidomide inhibits lymphangiogenesis in preclinical models of mantle cell lymphoma. Cancer Res. 2013 Dec 15; 73(24):7254-64. PMID: 24158094; PMCID: PMC3947537.
    34. Herzog BH, Fu J, Wilson SJ, Hess PR, Sen A, McDaniel JM, Pan Y, Sheng M, Yago T, Silasi-Mansat R, McGee S, May F, Nieswandt B, Morris AJ, Lupu F, Coughlin SR, McEver RP, Chen H, Kahn ML, Xia L. Podoplanin maintains high endothelial venule integrity by interacting with platelet CLEC-2. Nature. 2013 Oct 03; 502(7469):105-9. PMID: 23995678; PMCID: PMC3791160.
    35. Bergstrom KS, Xia L. Mucin-type O-glycans and their roles in intestinal homeostasis. Glycobiology. 2013 Sep; 23(9):1026-37. PMID: 23752712; PMCID: PMC3858029.
    36. Kim YM, Lee JY, Xia L, Mulvihill JJ, Li S. Trisomy 8: a common finding in mouse embryonic stem (ES) cell lines. Mol Cytogenet. 2013 Jan 16; 6(1):3. PMID: 23320952; PMCID: PMC3564830.
    37. Pasula S, Cai X, Dong Y, Messa M, McManus J, Chang B, Liu X, Zhu H, Mansat RS, Yoon SJ, Hahn S, Keeling J, Saunders D, Ko G, Knight J, Newton G, Luscinskas F, Sun X, Towner R, Lupu F, Xia L, Cremona O, De Camilli P, Min W, Chen H. Endothelial epsin deficiency decreases tumor growth by enhancing VEGF signaling. J Clin Invest. 2012 Dec; 122(12):4424-38. PMID: 23187125; PMCID: PMC3533553.
    38. Wang S, Zhang C, Zhang M, Liang B, Zhu H, Lee J, Viollet B, Xia L, Zhang Y, Zou MH. Activation of AMP-activated protein kinase a2 by nicotine instigates formation of abdominal aortic aneurysms in mice in vivo. Nat Med. 2012 Jun; 18(6):902-10. PMID: 22561688; PMCID: PMC3559018.
    39. Shao B, Wahrenbrock MG, Yao L, David T, Coughlin SR, Xia L, Varki A, McEver RP. Carcinoma mucins trigger reciprocal activation of platelets and neutrophils in a murine model of Trousseau syndrome. Blood. 2011 Oct 13; 118(15):4015-23. PMID: 21860019; PMCID: PMC3204725.
    40. Fu J, Wei B, Wen T, Johansson ME, Liu X, Bradford E, Thomsson KA, McGee S, Mansour L, Tong M, McDaniel JM, Sferra TJ, Turner JR, Chen H, Hansson GC, Braun J, Xia L. Loss of intestinal core 1-derived O-glycans causes spontaneous colitis in mice. J Clin Invest. 2011 Apr; 121(4):1657-66. PMID: 21383503.
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    41. Miner JJ, Shao B, Wang Y, Chichili GR, Liu Z, Klopocki AG, Yago T, McDaniel JM, Rodgers W, Xia L, McEver RP. Cytoplasmic domain of P-selectin glycoprotein ligand-1 facilitates dimerization and export from the endoplasmic reticulum. J Biol Chem. 2011 Mar 18; 286(11):9577-86. PMID: 21220419; PMCID: PMC3059044.
    42. Liu Z, Miner JJ, Yago T, Yao L, Lupu F, Xia L, McEver RP. Differential regulation of human and murine P-selectin expression and function in vivo. J Exp Med. 2010 Dec 20; 207(13):2975-87. PMID: 21149548; PMCID: PMC3005233.
    43. Yago T, Fu J, McDaniel JM, Miner JJ, McEver RP, Xia L. Core 1-derived O-glycans are essential E-selectin ligands on neutrophils. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 May 18; 107(20):9204-9. PMID: 20439727; PMCID: PMC2889084.
    44. Xia L. Core 3-derived O-glycans are essential for intestinal mucus barrier function. Methods Enzymol. 2010; 479:123-41. PMID: 20816163.
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    45. Fu J, Gerhardt H, McDaniel JM, Xia B, Liu X, Ivanciu L, Ny A, Hermans K, Silasi-Mansat R, McGee S, Nye E, Ju T, Ramirez MI, Carmeliet P, Cummings RD, Lupu F, Xia L. Endothelial cell O-glycan deficiency causes blood/lymphatic misconnections and consequent fatty liver disease in mice. J Clin Invest. 2008 Nov; 118(11):3725-37. PMID: 18924607.
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    46. Miner JJ, Xia L, Yago T, Kappelmayer J, Liu Z, Klopocki AG, Shao B, McDaniel JM, Setiadi H, Schmidtke DW, McEver RP. Separable requirements for cytoplasmic domain of PSGL-1 in leukocyte rolling and signaling under flow. Blood. 2008 Sep 01; 112(5):2035-45. PMID: 18550846; PMCID: PMC2518905.
    47. An G, Wang H, Tang R, Yago T, McDaniel JM, McGee S, Huo Y, Xia L. P-selectin glycoprotein ligand-1 is highly expressed on Ly-6Chi monocytes and a major determinant for Ly-6Chi monocyte recruitment to sites of atherosclerosis in mice. Circulation. 2008 Jun 24; 117(25):3227-37. PMID: 18519846; PMCID: PMC2596619.
    48. An G, Wei B, Xia B, McDaniel JM, Ju T, Cummings RD, Braun J, Xia L. Increased susceptibility to colitis and colorectal tumors in mice lacking core 3-derived O-glycans. J Exp Med. 2007 Jun 11; 204(6):1417-29. PMID: 17517967.
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    49. Xia L, McEver RP. Targeted disruption of the gene encoding core 1 beta1-3-galactosyltransferase (T-synthase) causes embryonic lethality and defective angiogenesis in mice. Methods Enzymol. 2006; 416:314-31. PMID: 17113876.
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    50. Yao L, Yokota T, Xia L, Kincade PW, McEver RP. Bone marrow dysfunction in mice lacking the cytokine receptor gp130 in endothelial cells. Blood. 2005 Dec 15; 106(13):4093-101. PMID: 16118327; PMCID: PMC1895244.
    51. Xia L, McDaniel JM, Yago T, Doeden A, McEver RP. Surface fucosylation of human cord blood cells augments binding to P-selectin and E-selectin and enhances engraftment in bone marrow. Blood. 2004 Nov 15; 104(10):3091-6. PMID: 15280192.
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    52. Xia L, Ju T, Westmuckett A, An G, Ivanciu L, McDaniel JM, Lupu F, Cummings RD, McEver RP. Defective angiogenesis and fatal embryonic hemorrhage in mice lacking core 1-derived O-glycans. J Cell Biol. 2004 Feb 02; 164(3):451-9. PMID: 14745002; PMCID: PMC2172228.
    53. Xia L, Ramachandran V, McDaniel JM, Nguyen KN, Cummings RD, McEver RP. N-terminal residues in murine P-selectin glycoprotein ligand-1 required for binding to murine P-selectin. Blood. 2003 Jan 15; 101(2):552-9. PMID: 12393631.
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    54. Xia L, Sperandio M, Yago T, McDaniel JM, Cummings RD, Pearson-White S, Ley K, McEver RP. P-selectin glycoprotein ligand-1-deficient mice have impaired leukocyte tethering to E-selectin under flow. J Clin Invest. 2002 Apr; 109(7):939-50. PMID: 11927621; PMCID: PMC150926.
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