Selected Publications
2024 (1)

Nguyen, T. M. L., Hassan, S., Pan, H., Wu, S., & Wen, Z. (2024). Interplay of Zeb2a, Id2a, and Batf3 regulates microglia and dendritic cell development in the zebrafish brain. Development (Cambridge, England), dev.201829. Advance online publication.

2023 (4)
2022 (4)
2021 (3)
2020 (5)

Wu, S.#, Nguyen, L. T. M.#, Pan, H., Hassan, S., Dai, Y., Xu, J., & Wen, Z. (2020). Two phenotypically and functionally distinct microglial populations in adult zebrafish. Science advances6(47), eabd1160. (# equal contribution)

Lin, X.#, Zhou, Q.#, Lin, G., Zhao, C., & Wen, Z. (2020). Endoderm-Derived Myeloid-like Metaphocytes in Zebrafish Gill Mediate Soluble Antigen-Induced Immunity. Cell reports33(1), 108227. (# equal contribution)

Yu, T., Kuang, H., Chen, J., Lin, X., Wu, Y., Chen, K., Zhang, M., Zhang, W.*, & Wen, Z.* (2020). Tripartite-motif family protein 35-28 regulates microglia development by preventing necrotic death of microglial precursors in zebrafish. The Journal of biological chemistry295(26), 8846–8856. (* co-corresponding author)

He, S., Xu, J., Qu, J. Y.*, & Wen, Z.* (2020). Lightening the way of hematopoiesis: Infrared laser-mediated lineage tracing with high spatial-temporal resolution. Experimental hematology85, 3–7. (invited review; * corresponding author)


He, S.#, Tian, Y.#, Feng, S.#, Wu, Y., Shen, X., Chen, K., He, Y., Sun, Q., Li, X., Xu, J., Wen, Z.*, & Qu, J. Y.* (2020). In vivo single-cell lineage tracing in zebrafish using high-resolution infrared laser-mediated gene induction microscopy. eLife9, e52024.

2019 (3)

Wang, T.#, Yan, B.#, Lou, L., Lin, X., Yu, T., Wu, S., Lu, Q., Liu, W., Huang, Z., Zhang, M., Zhang, W.*, & Wen, Z.* (2019). Nlrc3-like is required for microglia maintenance in zebrafish. Journal of genetics and genomics = Yi chuan xue bao46(6), 291–299.

Lin, X., Zhou, Q., Zhao, C., Lin, G., Xu, J., & Wen, Z. (2019). An Ectoderm-Derived Myeloid-like Cell Population Functions as Antigen Transporters for Langerhans Cells in Zebrafish Epidermis. Developmental cell49(4), 605–617.e5.

Jin, W.#, Dai, Y.#, Li, F., Zhu, L., Huang, Z., Liu, W., Li, J., Zhang, M., Du, J., Zhang, W.*, & Wen, Z.* (2019). Dysregulation of Microglial Function Contributes to Neuronal Impairment in Mcoln1a-Deficient Zebrafish. iScience13, 391–401.

2018 (2)

Wu, S., Xue, R., Hassan, S., Nguyen, T. M. L., Wang, T., Pan, H., Xu, J., Liu, Q., Zhang, W., & Wen, Z. (2018). Il34-Csf1r Pathway Regulates the Migration and Colonization of Microglial Precursors. Developmental cell46(5), 552–563.e4.

He, S., Chen, J., Jiang, Y., Wu, Y., Zhu, L., Jin, W., Zhao, C., Yu, T., Wang, T., Wu, S., Lin, X., Qu, J. Y., Wen, Z., Zhang, W.*, & Xu, J.* (2018). Adult zebrafish Langerhans cells arise from hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells. eLife7, e36131.

2017 (3)

Tian, Y., Xu, J., Feng, S., He, S., Zhao, S., Zhu, L., Jin, W., Dai, Y., Luo, L., Qu, J. Y., & Wen, Z. (2017). The first wave of T lymphopoiesis in zebrafish arises from aorta endothelium independent of hematopoietic stem cells. The Journal of experimental medicine214(11), 3347–3360.

Yu, T., Guo, W., Tian, Y., Xu, J., Chen, J., Li, L., & Wen, Z. (2017). Distinct regulatory networks control the development of macrophages of different origins in zebrafish. Blood129(4), 509–519.

Liu, W., Wu, M., Huang, Z., Lian, J., Chen, J., Wang, T., Leung, A. Y., Liao, Y., Zhang, Z., Liu, Q., Yen, K., Lin, S., Zon, L. I., Wen, Z., Zhang, Y., & Zhang, W. (2017). c-myb hyperactivity leads to myeloid and lymphoid malignancies in zebrafish. Leukemia31(1), 222–233.

2016 (4)

Dai, Y., Zhu, L., Huang, Z., Zhou, M., Jin, W., Liu, W., Xu, M., Yu, T., Zhang, Y., Wen, Z., Liao, W., & Zhang, W. (2016). Cebpα is essential for the embryonic myeloid progenitor and neutrophil maintenance in zebrafish. Journal of genetics and genomics = Yi chuan xue bao43(10), 593–600.

Xu, J., Wang, T., Wu, Y., Jin, W., & Wen, Z. (2016). Microglia Colonization of Developing Zebrafish Midbrain Is Promoted by Apoptotic Neuron and Lysophosphatidylcholine. Developmental cell38(2), 214–222.

Jin, H., Huang, Z., Chi, Y., Wu, M., Zhou, R., Zhao, L., Xu, J., Zhen, F., Lan, Y., Li, L., Zhang, W., Wen, Z., & Zhang, Y. (2016). c-Myb acts in parallel and cooperatively with Cebp1 to regulate neutrophil maturation in zebrafish. Blood128(3), 415–426.

Wei, Y., Xu, J., Zhang, W., Wen, Z., & Liu, F. (2016). RNA polymerase III component Rpc9 regulates hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell maintenance in zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England)143(12), 2103–2110.

2011 ~ 2015 (19)

2006 ~ 2010 (13)
2001 ~ 2005 (9)

1990 ~ 2000 (19)