1. Xie H #, Kang Y #, Liu J, Huang M, Dai Z, Shi J, Wang S, Li L, Li Y, Zheng P, Sun Y, Han Q, Zhang J, Zhu Z, Xu L, Yelick PC*, Cao M *, Zhao C *. Ependymal polarity defects coupled with disorganized ciliary beating drive abnormal cerebrospinal fluid flow and spine curvature in zebrafish, PLoS Biology, 2023 ;21(3): e3002008. 


2.Zhu P#, Zheng P #, Kong X, Wang S, Cao M *, Zhao C *. Rassf7a promotes spinal cord regeneration and controls spindle orientation in neural progenitor cells, EMBO Reports, 2023; 24(1): e54984. 


3. Xie H#, Wang X#, Jin M, Li L, Zhu J, Kang Y, Chen Z, Sun Y * and Zhao C *. Cilia Regulate Meiotic Recombination in ZebrafishJournal of Molecular Cell Biology, 2022;14(7):mjac049. 


4. Xie H #, Li M#, Kang Y#, Zhang J*, Zhao C*. Zebrafish: An important model for understanding scoliosis, Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 2022;79(9):506. 


5. 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. 


6. 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


7. 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. 


8. 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. 


9. 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.


10. 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. 


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


12. 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.