Dr. Wookee Min

Publications (selected)

Schuhwerk, Harald; Bruhn, Christopher; Siniuk, Kanstantsin; Min, Wookee; Erener, Süheda;  Grigaravicius, Paulius; Krüger Annika; Ferrari, Elena; Zubel Tabea; Lazaro, David; Monajemebashi, Shamci; Kiesow, Kirstin; Kroll Torsten; Bürkle Alexander; Manferich aswin; Hottiger, Michael; Wang, Zhao-Qi. ‘Kinetics of poly(ADP-ribosyl)ation, but not PARP1 itself, determines the cell fate in response to DNA damage in vitro and in vivo’. Nucleic Acid Research 2017 Aug https://doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkx717.

WooKee Min, Christopher Bruhn, Paulius Grigaravicius, Zhong-Wei Zhou, Fu Li, Anja, Krüger, Bénazir Siddeek, Karl-Otto Greulich, Oliver Popp, Chris Meisezahl, Cornelis F. Calkhoven, Alexander Bürkle, Xingzhi Xu, and Zhao-Qi Wang. ‘Poly(ADP-ribose) binding to Chk1 at stalled replication forks is required for S-phase checkpoint activation’. Nature Communications 2013 Dec 20;4:2993. doi:10.1038/ncomms3993.
Press release in “der Standard” Austrian daily newspaper; “JENA-TV” local TV station; “Leibniz Journal” (Monthly Newspaper of Leibniz Foundation).

Zhou ZW; Liu C; Bruhn C; Krueger A; Min W; Wang ZQ: Carr AM; ‘An essential function for the ATR-activation-domain (AAD) of TopBP1 in mouse development and cellular senescence’. PLOS Genetics 2013; 9(8): e1003702.

Meyer-Ficca ML; Ihara M; Lonchar JD; Meistrich ML; Austin CA; Min W; Wang ZQ; Meyer RG. ‘Poly(ADP-ribose) Metabolism Is Essential for Proper Nucleoprotein Exchange During Mouse Spermiogenesis’. Biol Reprod. 2011; 84(2):218-28.

Min W, Cortes U, Herceg Z, Tong WM, Wang ZQ. ‘Deletion of the nuclear isoform of poly(ADP)-ribose) glycohydrolase (PARG) reveals its function in DNA repair, genomic stability and tumorigenesis’. Carcinogenesis 2010; 31(12):2058–2065.

Faraco G, Blasi F, Min W, Wang ZQ, Moroni F and Chiarugi A. ‘Brain ischemic preconditioning does not require PARP-1’. Stroke 2010; 41:00-03.

Min W and Wang ZQ. ‘Therapeutic potential of poly(ADP-ribose) glycohydrolase (PARG)’ Frontiers in Bioscience 2009; 14:1619-26.

Tentori L, Lacal PM, Muzi A, Dorio AS, Leonetti C, Scarsella M, Ruffini F, Xu W, Min W, Stoppacciaro A, Colarossi C, Wang ZQ, Zhang J, Graziani G. ‘Poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibition or PARP-1 gene deletion reduces angiogenesis’. European Journal of Cancer 2007; 43:2124-33.

Cuzzocrea S, Mazzon E, Genovese T, Crisafulli C, Min WK, Di Paola R, Muià C, Li JH, Malleo G, Xu W, Massuda E, Esposito E, Zhang J, Wang ZQ. ‘Role of poly(ADP-ribose) glycohydrolase in the development of inflammatory bowel disease in mice’. Free Radical Biology Medicine 2007; 42:90-105.

Yun-Gui Yang, Amal Saidi, Pierre-Olivier Frappart, Wookee Min, Christelle Barrucaud, Valeries Dumon-Jones, Jocelyne Michelon, Zhenko Herceg and Zhao-Qi Wang. ‘Conditional deletion of Nbs1 in murine cells reveals its role in branching repair pathways of DNA double-strand breaks’. EMBO Journal 2006;1-12.

Salvatore Cuzzocrea, Tiziana Genovese, Emanuela Mazzon, Concetta Crisafulli, Wookee Min, Rosanna Di Paola, Carmelo Muia, Jia-He Li, Emanuela Esposito, Placido Bramanti, Weizhen Xu, Edmond Mossuda, Jie Zhang, Zhao-Qi Wang. ‘PARG activity mediates post-traumatic inflammatory reaction after experimental spinal cord trauma’. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics July 6, 2006.

Cozzi, Andrea; Cipriani, Giulia; Fossati, Silvia; Faraco, Giuseppe; Min, Wookee; Cortes, Ullrich; Wang, Zhao; Moroni, Flavio; Chiarugi, Alberto. ‘Poly(ADP-ribose) accumulation and enhancement of post-ischemic brain damage in 110-kDa poly(ADP-ribose) glycohydrolase null mice’ Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism 26(5):684-95, 2005.

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