Sweat gland biology

Lu 2016

Catherine P. Lu, Lisa Polak, Brice Keyes, Elaine Fuchs. Spatiotemporal antagonism in mesenchymal-epithelial signaling in sweat versus hair fate decisions. Science 354, aah6102. (2016) PMID: 28008008 -URL

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Lu 2014

Catherine P. Lu and Elaine Fuchs. Sweat gland progenitors in development, homeostasis, and wound repair. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 4(2). (2014) PMID: 24492848 -URL

Lu 2012

Catherine P. Lu, Lisa Polak, Ana Sofia Rocha, H. Amalia Pasolli, Shann-Ching Chen, Neha Sharma, Cedric Blanpain, Elaine Fuchs. Identification of stem cell populations in sweat glands and ducts reveals roles in homeostasis and wound repair. Cell 150(1):136-50. (2012) PMID: 22770217 -URL

Skin Innervation


Jenkins, Blair A; Fontecilla, Natalia M; Lu, Catherine P; Fuchs, Elaine; Lumpkin, Ellen A. The cellular basis of mechanosensory Merkel-cell innervation during development. eLife. 2019:8 (2019.) PMID: 30794158 -URL

Hidradenitis Suppurativa


Frew, John W; Navrazhina, Kristina; Marohn, Meaghan; Lu, Pei-Ju C; Krueger, James G. Contribution of fibroblasts to tunnel formation and inflammation in hidradenitis suppurativa/ acne inversa. Experimental dermatology. 2019:28(8):886-891. (2019) PMID: 31140657 -URL

Wound Repair


Adam, Rene C; Yang, Hanseul; Ge, Yejing; Infarinato, Nicole R; Gur-Cohen, Shiri; Miao, Yuxuan; Wang, Ping; Zhao, Yilin; Lu, Catherine P; Kim, Jeong E; Ko, Joo Y; Paik, Seung S; Gronostajski, Richard M; Kim, Jaehwan; Krueger, James G; Zheng, Deyou; Fuchs, Elaine .NFI transcription factors provide chromatin access to maintain stem cell identity while preventing unintended lineage fate choices. Nature cell biology. 2020:22(6):640-650 (2020) PMID: 32393888 -URL

Ge 2017

Yejing Ge, Nicholas Gomez, Rene Adam, Maria Nikolova, Hanseul Yang, Akanksha Verma, Catherine P. Lu, Lisa Polak, Shaopeng Yuan, Olivier Elemento, Elaine Fuchs. Stem cell lineage infidelity drives wound repair and cancer. Cell 169:1-15. (2017) PMID: 28434617 -URL

Keyes 2016

Brice Keyes, Siqi Liu, Amma Asare, Shruti Naik, John Levorse, Lisa Polak, Catherine P. Lu, Maria Nilolova, Amalia Pasolli, Elaine Fuchs. Impaired epidermal to dendritic T-cell signaling slows wound repair in aged skin. Cell 167(5):1323-1338. (2016) PMID: 27863246 -URL

Wu 2011

Xiaoyang Wu, Qing-Tao Shen, Daniel S. Oristian, Catherine P. Lu, Qinsi Zheng, Hong-Wei Wang, and Elaine Fuchs. Skin stem cells orchestrate directional migration by regulating microtubule-ACF7 connections through GSK3b. Cell 144(3):341-52. (2011) PMID: 21295697 -URL