Publications by authors named "Ming-Jer Tsai"

144 Publications

Elevated COUP-TFII expression in dopaminergic neurons accelerates the progression of Parkinson's disease through mitochondrial dysfunction.

PLoS Genet 2020 06 24;16(6):e1008868. Epub 2020 Jun 24.

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
June 2020

Opposing Functions of BRD4 Isoforms in Breast Cancer.

Mol Cell 2020 06 23;78(6):1114-1132.e10. Epub 2020 May 23.

Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA; Department of Biochemistry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA; Department of Pharmacology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA. Electronic address:

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
June 2020

Nuclear receptors regulate alternative lengthening of telomeres through a novel noncanonical FANCD2 pathway.

Sci Adv 2019 10 9;5(10):eaax6366. Epub 2019 Oct 9.

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
October 2019

Dysregulation of hypothalamic-pituitary estrogen receptor α-mediated signaling causes episodic LH secretion and cystic ovary.

FASEB J 2019 06 13;33(6):7375-7386. Epub 2019 Mar 13.

Receptor Biology Group, Reproductive and Developmental Biology Laboratory, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
June 2019

Health effects of seasonal variation in cardiovascular hemodynamics among workers in forest environments.

Hypertens Res 2019 02 14;42(2):223-232. Epub 2018 Nov 14.

Departments of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, and Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
February 2019

Tuber elevatireticulatum sp. nov., a new species of whitish truffle from Taiwan.

Bot Stud 2018 Oct 29;59(1):25. Epub 2018 Oct 29.

Advance Plant Protection Limited Company, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
October 2018

Foraging Phenology of the Fungus-Growing Termite Odontotermes formosanus (Blattodea: Termitidae).

Environ Entomol 2018 12;47(6):1509-1516

Department of Entomology, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
December 2018

Stitch guide technique for bicanalicular nasal intubation in single canalicular laceration reconstruction.

Kaohsiung J Med Sci 2018 Sep 12;34(9):529-534. Epub 2018 Jun 12.

Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
September 2018

SRC-3 Coactivator Governs Dynamic Estrogen-Induced Chromatin Looping Interactions during Transcription.

Mol Cell 2018 05;70(4):679-694.e7

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Electronic address:

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
May 2018

Health effects of a forest environment on natural killer cells in humans: an observational pilot study.

Oncotarget 2018 Mar 27;9(23):16501-16511. Epub 2018 Mar 27.

Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
March 2018

Elimination of the male reproductive tract in the female embryo is promoted by COUP-TFII in mice.

Science 2017 08;357(6352):717-720

Reproductive Developmental Biology Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, NC 27709, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
August 2017

Effects of Short Forest Bathing Program on Autonomic Nervous System Activity and Mood States in Middle-Aged and Elderly Individuals.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2017 08 9;14(8). Epub 2017 Aug 9.

Department of Tourism and Leisure Management, Yuanpei University of Medical Technology, Hsinchu 30015, Taiwan.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
August 2017

Dysregulation of nuclear receptor COUP-TFII impairs skeletal muscle development.

Sci Rep 2017 06 9;7(1):3136. Epub 2017 Jun 9.

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
June 2017

Agricultural waste derived fuel from oil meal and waste cooking oil.

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2018 Feb 27;25(6):5223-5230. Epub 2017 May 27.

School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 10617, Taiwan.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
February 2018

The Role of COUP-TFII in Striated Muscle Development and Disease.

Curr Top Dev Biol 2017 18;125:375-403. Epub 2017 Jan 18.

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, United States; Program in Developmental Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, United States. Electronic address:

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
March 2018

Microwave Assisted Reduction of Pt-Catalyst by N-Phenyl-p-Phenylenediamine for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells.

Polymers (Basel) 2017 Mar 15;9(3). Epub 2017 Mar 15.

Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, 415, Chien-Kuo Road, Kaohsiung 80782, Taiwan.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
March 2017

Decreased epithelial progesterone receptor A at the window of receptivity is required for preparation of the endometrium for embryo attachment.

Biol Reprod 2017 02;96(2):313-326

Reproductive and Developmental Biology Laboratory, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
February 2017

Association of short-term exposure to fine particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide with acute cardiovascular effects.

Sci Total Environ 2016 Nov 24;569-570:300-305. Epub 2016 Jun 24.

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Center, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
November 2016

Dysregulation of miRNAs-COUP-TFII-FOXM1-CENPF axis contributes to the metastasis of prostate cancer.

Nat Commun 2016 04 25;7:11418. Epub 2016 Apr 25.

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
April 2016

Endometrial Expression of Steroidogenic Factor 1 Promotes Cystic Glandular Morphogenesis.

Mol Endocrinol 2016 May 28;30(5):518-32. Epub 2016 Mar 28.

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology (Y.M.V., S.Y.T., M.-J.T., J.P.L., F.J.D.), Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (M.L.A., S.M.H.), Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030; Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center (M.L.A., C.J.C.), Division of Biostatistics, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030; and Pregnancy and Female Reproduction Group (S.-P.W., M.R., M.J.D.), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
May 2016

Vertical Distribution of Termites on Trees in Two Forest Landscapes in Taiwan.

Environ Entomol 2016 Jun;45(3):577-581

4School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University, 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Rd., Taipei 106, Taiwan.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
June 2016

MPC1, a key gene in cancer metabolism, is regulated by COUPTFII in human prostate cancer.

Oncotarget 2016 Mar;7(12):14673-83

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
March 2016

Choose your destiny: Make a cell fate decision with COUP-TFII.

J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 2016 Mar 2;157:7-12. Epub 2015 Dec 2.

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA; Program in Developmental Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Electronic address:

View Article and Find Full Text PDF
March 2016