Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2018 Differential and Overlapping Effects of 20,23(OH)₂D3 and 1,25(OH)₂D3 on Gene Expression in Human Epidermal Keratinocytes: Identification of AhR as an Alternative Receptor for 20,23(OH)₂D3.International Journal of Molecular Sciences.  19. 2018
2017 Naproxen Inhibits UVB-induced Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinoma Development in Ptch1+/- /SKH-1 Hairless Mice.Photochemistry and Photobiology.  93:1016-1024. 2017
2015 In Vivo Suppression of Heat Shock Protein (HSP)27 and HSP70 Accelerates DMBA-Induced Skin Carcinogenesis by Inducing Antigenic Unresponsiveness to the Initiating Carcinogenic Chemical.Journal of Immunology.  194:4796-4803. 2015
2015 Interleukin-17 mediated inflammatory responses are required for ultraviolet radiation-induced immune suppression.Photochemistry and Photobiology.  91:235-241. 2015
2013 Interleukin-3 plays dual roles in osteoclastogenesis by promoting the development of osteoclast progenitors but inhibiting the osteoclastogenic process.Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.  440:545-550. 2013
2013 Silymarin inhibits ultraviolet radiation-induced immune suppression through DNA repair-dependent activation of dendritic cells and stimulation of effector T cells.Biochemical Pharmacology.  85:1066-1076. 2013
2013 Bioactive grape proanthocyanidins enhance immune reactivity in UV-irradiated skin through functional activation of dendritic cells in mice.Cancer Prevention Research.  6:242-252. 2013
2012 UVB immunosuppression: vitamin D or not vitamin D? That is the question.Journal of Investigative Dermatology.  132:2676-2678. 2012
2012 IL-17 mediated inflammation promotes tumor growth and progression in the skin.PLoS ONE.  7:e32126. 2012
2011 Regulation of ultraviolet radiation induced cutaneous photoimmunosuppression by toll-like receptor-4.Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics.  508:171-177. 2011
2011 Proanthocyanidins inhibit UV-induced immunosuppression through IL-12-dependent stimulation of CD8+ effector T cells and inactivation of CD4+ T cells.Cancer Prevention Research.  4:238-247. 2011
2009 IL-12 deficiency suppresses 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate-induced skin tumor development in 7,12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene-initiated mouse skin through inhibition of inflammation.Carcinogenesis.  30:1970-1977. 2009
2009 IL-17 and IFN-gamma mediate the elicitation of contact hypersensitivity responses by different mechanisms and both are required for optimal responses.Journal of Immunology.  183:1463-1470. 2009
2008 Slit2 inhibits growth and metastasis of fibrosarcoma and squamous cell carcinoma.Neoplasia : An International Journal for Oncology Research.  10:1411-1420. 2008
2008 Antagonistic roles of CD4+ and CD8+ T-cells in 7,12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene cutaneous carcinogenesis.Cancer Research.  68:3924-3930. 2008
2008 Protective role of Toll-like receptor 4 during the initiation stage of cutaneous chemical carcinogenesis.Cancer Research.  68:615-622. 2008
2007 Acquired and innate immunity to polyaromatic hydrocarbons.Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology.  224:308-312. 2007
2006 CD8+ IL-17-producing T cells are important in effector functions for the elicitation of contact hypersensitivity responses.Journal of Immunology.  177:6852-6858. 2006
2004 Development of dermatitis in CD18-deficient PL/J mice is not dependent on bacterial flora, and requires both CD4+ and CD8+ T lymphocytes.International Immunology.  16:345-351. 2004
2003 Neuronal repellent Slit2 inhibits dendritic cell migration and the development of immune responses.Journal of Immunology.  171:6519-6526. 2003
2001 The role of ICAM-1 molecule in the migration of Langerhans cells in the skin and regional lymph nodeEuropean Journal of Immunology.  31:3085-3093. 2001
2001 Host defense mechanisms in polyaromatic hydrocarbon carcinogenesis.Skin Pharmacology and Applied Skin Physiology.  14:386-392. 2001
2001 The role of ICAM-1 molecule in the migration of Langerhans cells in the skin and regional lymph node.European Journal of Immunology.  31:3085-3093. 2001
2000 Sensitization versus elicitation in allergic contact dermatitis: potential differences at cellular and molecular levels.Dermatitis.  11:228-234. 2000
1999 Immunosuppressive effects of silicon phthalocyanine photodynamic therapy.Photochemistry and Photobiology.  70:72-77. 1999
1998 Susceptibility to the biological effects of polyaromatic hydrocarbons is influenced by genes of the major histocompatibility complex.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  95:14915-14919. 1998


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2012 Host defenses in the skin.  228-238. 2012

Education And Training

  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Medicine, Wuhan University of Science and Technology
  • Doctor of Philosophy Level Degree in Immunology, Foreign University
  • Master of Science in Immunology, Tongji University
  • Awards And Honors

    Full Name

  • Hui Xu
  • Blazerid

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