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Hao Y, Waller TJ, Nye DM, Li J, Zhang Y, Hume RI, Rolls MM, Collins CA. Degeneration of Injured Axons and Dendrites Requires Restraint of a Protective JNK Signaling Pathway by the Transmembrane Protein Raw. Journal of Neuroscience, 39(43):8457-8470. Pubmed

Asghari Adib E, Smithson LJ, Collins CA. An axonal stress response pathway: degenerative and regenerative signaling by DLK. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 53:110-119. Pubmed

Li J, Zhang YV, Asghari Adib E, Stanchev DT, Xiong X, Klinedinst S, Soppina P, Jahn TR, Hume RI, Rasse TM, Collins CA. Restraint of presynaptic protein levels by Wnd/DLK signaling mediates synaptic defects associated with the kinesin-3 motor Unc-104. Elife. 2017 Sep 19; 6. Pubmed 
[See also: UM News article about the Li paper ]

Hao, Y., Frey, E., Yoon, C., Wong, H., Nestorovski, D., Holzman, L.B., Giger, R.J., DiAntonio, A., Collins C. A. (2016). “An evolutionarily conserved mechanism for cAMP elicited axonal regeneration involves direct activation of the dual leucine zipper kinase DLK.” Elife 5. pii: e14048. Pubmed

Mishra, B., Ghannad-Rezaie, M., Li, J., Wang, X., Hao, Y., Ye, B., Chronis N, Collins C. A. (2014). “Using microfluidics chips for live imaging and study of injury responses in Drosophila larvae.” JoVE  7(84):e50998. PubMed

Mishra, B., Carson, R., Hume, R.I., Collins, C. A. (2013). “Sodium and potassium currents influence Wallerian degeneration of injured Drosophila axons.” Journal of Neuroscience, 33(48):18728-39. PubMed

Wang, X., Kim, J-H., Bazzi, M., Robinson, S., Collins, C. A., Ye, B. (2013) “Bimodal control of dendritic and axonal growth by the dual leucine zipper kinase pathway.” PLoS Biology, 11(6):e1001572. PubMed

Klinedinst, S., Wang, X., Haenfler, J. M., Collins, C. A.. (2013). “Independent pathways downstream of the Wnd/DLK MAPKKK regulate synaptic structure, axonal transport, and injury signaling.” Journal of Neuroscience, 33(31):12764-78. PubMed

Xiong X., Hao, Y., Sun, K., Li., J., Li, X., Mishra, B., Soppina, P., Wu, C., Hume, R. I. and Collins, C.A.. (2012). “The Highwire ubiquitin ligase promotes Wallerian degeneration by tuning levels of Nmnat protein.” PLoS Biology, 10(12):e1001440PubMed

Ghanned-Razaie, M.*, Wang, X.*, Mishra, B*., Collins, C.A.**, and Chronis, N.**. (2012). “Microfluidic chips for in vivo imaging of cellular responses to neural injury in Drosophila larvae.” PLos One7(1):e29869. *co-first authors, **co-corresponding authors. PubMed

Xiong, X., and Collins, C.A.. (2012). “A Conditioning Lesion Protects Axons from Degeneration via the Wallenda/DLK MAP Kinase Signaling Cascade.” Journal of NeuroscienceJan 11;32(2):610-5PubMed

Xiong X, Wang X, Ewanek R, Bhat P, Diantonio A, and Collins C.A.. (2010). “Protein turnover of the Wallenda/DLK kinase regulates a retrograde response to axonal injury.” Journal of Cell Biology191:211-23. PubMed