Publications

Pisarska, MD, Bae J, Klein C, Hsueh AJW. Forkhead L2 is expressed in the ovary and represses the promoter activity of the steroidogenic acute regulatory gene. Endocrinol. 2004 Jul;145(7):3424-3433. PMID: 15059956.

Kawamura K, Kumagai J, Sudo S, Chun SY, Pisarska M, Morita H, Toppari J, Fu P, Wade JD, Bathgate RA, Hsueh AJ. Paracrine regulation of mammalian oocyte maturation and male germ cell survival. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2004 May 11;101(19):7323-7328. PMID: 15123806.

Kuo F, Bentsi-Barnes, I, Barlow, G, Bae, J, Pisarska, MD. Sumoylation of forkhead L2 by Ubc9 is required for its activity as a transcriptional repressor of the steroidogenic acute regulatory gene. Cell Signal. 2009 Dec;21(12):1935-1944. PMCID: PMC2830813.

Bentsi-Barnes, I, Kuo F, Barlow, G, Pisarska, MD. Human forkhead L2 represses key genes in granulosa cell differentiation including aromatase, P450scc, and cyclin D2. Fertil Steril. 2010 Jun; 94(1):353-356. PMCID: PMC2876195.

Pisarska MD, Bentsi-Barnes I, Barlow, G, Khan S, Kuo F. LATS1 phosphorylates forkhead L2 and regulates its activity as a transcriptional repressor of the steroidogenic acute regulatory gene. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Jul;229(1):E101-109. PMCID: PMC2904049.

Conway D, Patel S, Liem J, Fan K, Jalian J, Williams J III, Pisarska MD. The risk of cytogenetic abnormalities in the late first trimester in pregnancies conceived through assisted reproduction. Fertil Steril. 2011 Feb; 95(2)503-506. PMID: 20947075.

Conway D, Liem J, Patel S, Fan K, Williams J III, Pisarska MD. The effect of infertility and assisted reproduction on first trimester placental and fetal development. Fertil Steril. 2011 Apr;9(5):1801-1804. PMID: 21195402.

Pisarska MD, Barlow G, Kuo FT.  Minireview: Roles of the forkhead transcription factor FOXL2 in granulosa cell biology and pathology. Endocrinology. 2011 Apr;152(4):1199-1201. PMCID: PMC3206711.

Kuo F, Fan K, Bentsi-Barnes I, Barlow G, Pisarska MD. Mutant forkhead L2 (FOXL2) proteins associated with premature ovarian failure (POF) likely dimerize with wild type FOXL2, leading to altered regulation of genes associated with granulosa cell differentiation. Endocrinology. 2011;152(10):3917-3929. PMCID: PMC3176639.

Kuo FT, Fan K, Bentsi-Barnes I, Barlow GM, Pisarska MD. Mouse forkhead L2 (FOXL2) maintains repression of FSH-dependent genes in the granulosa cell. Reproduction. 2012 Oct;144(4):485-494. PMID: 22847492.