1. 1. Zhao L#, Xie H#, Kang Y, Lin Y, Liu G, Sakato-Antoku M, Patel-King RS, Wang B, Wan C, King SM, Zhao C*, Huang K*. Heme-binding protein CYB5D1 is a radial spoke component required for coordinated ciliary beating. PNAS. 2021 ;118(17):e2015689118. 

  2. 2. Luo M#, Lin Z#, Zhu T#, Jin M#, Meng D, He R, Cao Z, Shen Y, Lu C, Cai R, Zhao Y, Wang X, Li H, Wu S, Zou X, Luo G, Cao L, Huang M, Jiao H, Gao H, Sui R*, Zhao C*, Ma X*, Cao M*. Disrupted intraflagellar transport due to IFT74 variants causes Joubert syndrome. Genet Med. 2021  doi: 10.1038/s41436-021-01106-z.

  3. 3. Wang X#, Wang S#, Meng Z, Zhao C. Adrb1 and Adrb2b are the major β-adrenergic receptors regulating body axis straightening in zebrafish. J Genet Genomics. 2020

  4. 4. Xie H#, Kang Y#, Wang S, Zheng P, Chen Z, Roy S,  Zhao C. E2f5 is a versatile transcriptional activator required for spermatogenesis and multiciliated cell differentiation in zebrafish. PLOS Genetics, 2020 16 (3), e1008655. 

  5. 5. Zhang X#, Jia S#, Chen Z, Chong YL, Xie H, Feng D, Wu X, Song DZ, Roy S, Zhao C. Cilia-driven cerebrospinal fluid flow directs expression of Urotensin neuropeptides to straighten the vertebrate body axis. Nature Genetics. 2018 50(12):1666-1673. 

  6. 6. Han X#, Xie H#, Wang Y, Zhao C. Radial spoke proteins regulate otolith formation during early zebrafish development. FASEB J. 2018 32(7):3984-3992. 

  7. 7. Feng D, Chen Z, Yang K, Miao S, Xu B, Kang Y, Xie H, Zhao C. The cytoplasmic tail of rhodopsin triggers rapid rod degeneration in kinesin-2 mutants. J Bio Chem.  2017;292(42):17375-17386.

  8. 8. Song Z, Zhang X, Jia S, Yelick PC, Zhao C.  Zebrafish as a Model for Human Ciliopathies. J Genet Genomics. 2016 20;43(3):107-20. 

  9. 9. Zhao C*, Andreeva V, Gibert Y, LaBonty M, Lattanzi V, Prabhudesai S, Zhou Y, Zon L, McCann KL, Baserga S, Yelick PC*. Tissue specific roles for the ribosome biogenesis factor Wdr43 in zebrafish development. PLoS Genet. 2014, 10(1):e1004074 

  10. 10. Zhao C, Omori Y, Brodowska K, Kovach P, Malicki J: Kinesin-2 family in vertebrate ciliogenesis. PNAS, 2012 109(7):2388-93.

  11. 11. Zhao C, Malicki J. Nephrocystins and MKS proteins interact with IFT particle and facilitate transport of selected ciliary cargos. EMBO J. 2011;30(13):2532-44.

  12. 12. Omori Y, Zhao C, Saras A, Mukhopadhyay S, Kim W, Furukawa T, Sengupta P, Veraksa A, Malicki J. Elipsa is an early determinant of ciliogenesis that links the IFT particle to membrane-associated small GTPase Rab8. Nat Cell Biol. 2008 10(4):437-44.