Publications

112. Liu, C., Li, S., Noer, P.R., Kjaer-Sorensen, K., Juhl, A. K., Goldstein, A., Ke, C., Oxvig, C., and Duan, C. (2020) The metalloproteinase Papp-aa controls epithelial cell quiescence to proliferation transition. eLife 2020;9:e52322. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.52322

111. Duan, C. and Allard, JB. (2020) Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-5 in physiology and disease. Front. Endocrinol. 11:100 (doi: 10.3389/fendo.2020.00100). (Invited review)

110. Duan, C. and Allard, JB. (2020) Gonadotropin-releasing hormone neuron development in vertebrates. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 292: 113465 (doi.org/10.1016/j.ygcen.2020.113465) (Invited review)

109. Xin, Y., Malick, A., Hu, M.,  Liu, C., Batah, H., Xu, H., and Duan, C. (2019) Cell-autonomous regulation of epithelial cell quiescence by calcium channel Trpv6. eLife 2019;8:e48003.

108. Liu, C.*, Xin, Y.*, Bai, Y., Lewin, G., He, G., Mai, K., and Duan, C. (2018) Ca2+ concentration-dependent premature death of igfbp5a-/- fish reveals a critical role of IGF signaling in adaptive epithelial growth. Science Signaling, 11, eaat2231. * equal contribution.

107. Yao, Q., Zhang, P., Lu, L., Liu, Y., Li, Y., and Duan, C. (2018) Nuclear localization of Hif-3a requires two redundant NLS motifs in its unique C-terminal region. FEBS Letters, 592: 2769-2775.

106. Allard, J. and Duan, C. (2018) IGF Binding Proteins: Why do they exist and why are there so many? Front. Endocrinol. 9: 117.

105. Kamei, H., Yoneyama, Y., Hakuno, F., Shimizu, T., Duan, C., and Takahashi, S-I. (2018) Catch-up growth in zebrafish embryos requires neural crest cells sustained by  Irs-1 signaling. Endocrinology, 159 :1547-1560.

104. Kamei H., Duan C. (2018) Hypoxic Treatment of Zebrafish Embryos and Larvae. In: Huang L. (eds) Hypoxia. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 1742.195-203, Humana Press, New York, NY

103. Xin Y., Duan C. (2018) Microinjection of Antisense Morpholinos, CRISPR/Cas9 RNP, and RNA/DNA into Zebrafish Embryos. In: Huang L. (eds) Hypoxia. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 1742. 205-211, Humana Press, New York, NY

102. Liu C. Dai, W., Bai, Y., Chi, C. Xin, Y., He, G., Mai, K., and Duan, C. (2017) Development of a whole organism platform for phenotype-based analysis of IGF1R-PI3K-Akt-Tor action. Scientific Reports, 7:1994.

101. Zhong, Y., and Duan, C. (2017) Lamprey IGF binding protein-3 has IGF-dependent and -independent actions. Front. Endocrinol. 7:174.

100. Zhang, P., Bai, Y., Lu, L., Li, Y. and Duan, C. (2016). An oxygen-insensitive Hif-3α isoform inhibits Wnt signaling by destabilizing the nuclear β-catenin complex. eLife, 5, pii: e08996;10.7554/eLife.08996.

99. Duan, C. (2016). Hypoxia-inducible factor 3 biology: Complexities and emerging themes. Am. J. Physiol. Cell Physiol. 310:C260-9

98. Duan, C. and Liu, L. (2015). It takes two gonadotropins to tango in zebrafish but with a mixed tune. Endocrinology, 156(10):3490-3.

97. Fukushima, T., Yoshihara, H., Furuta, H., Kamei, H., Hakuno, F., Luan, J., Duan, C., Saeki, Y., Tanaka, K., Iemura, S-I., Natsume, T., Chida, K., Nakatsu, Y., Kamata, H., Asano, T., and Takahashi, S-I. (2015) Nedd4-induced mono-ubiquitination of IRS-2 enhances IGF signaling and mitogenic activity. Nature Commun. 16:6:6780.

96. On, JS, Duan, C., Chow, BKC, and Lee, LTO. (2015) Functional pairing of class B1 ligand-GPCR in cephalochordate provides evidence of the origin of PTH and PACAP/glucagon receptor family. Mol. Biol. and Evol. 32:2048-59

95. Zhang, P., Yao, Q., Lu, L., Li, Y. and Duan, C. (2014) Hypoxia inducible factor-3 is an oxygen-dependent transcription activator and regulates a distinct transcriptional response to hypoxia. Cell Rep., Cell Rep. 6: 1110-1121.

94. Dai, W., Bai, Y., Zhong, X., Hebda, L., J. Liu, J, Kao, and Duan, C. (2014) Calcium deficiency-induced and TRPV channel-regulated IGF-PI3K-Akt signaling stimulates abnormal epithelial proliferation. Cell Death and Differentiation. 21:568-581.

93. Rong, X., Chen, C., Zhou, P., Zhou, Y., Li, Y., Lu, L., Liu, Y., Zhou, J., and Duan, C. (2014) R-spondin 3 regulates dorsoventral and anteroposterior patterning by antagonizing Wnt/β-catenin signaling in zebrafish embryos. PLoS One, 9:e99514.

92. Gao, S., Lu, L., Bai, Y., Song, W., Zhang, P., and Duan, C. (2014) Structural and functional analysis of amphioxus HIFα reveals ancestral features of the vertebrate HIFa family. FASEB J, 28:1880-1890.

91. Allard, J., Kamei, H., and Duan, C. (2013) Inducible transgenic expression in the short-lived fish, Nothobranchius furzeri. J. Fish Biol. 82:1733-1738.

90. Zhou, J., Xiang, J., Zhang, S., and Duan, C. (2013) Structural and functional analysis of the amphioxus IGFBP gene uncovers ancient origin of IGF-independent functions. Endocrinology, 154:3753-63.

89. Kjaer-Sorensen, K., Hansen, D.H., Kamei, H., Kristensen, A.O., Zhou, J., Conover, C.A., Duan, C. and Oxvig, C. (2013) Pregnancy-associated plasma protein-A modulates early developmental rate independent of its proteolytic activity. J. Biol. Chem. 288:9982-92

88. Huang, Y., Harrison, M., Osorio, A., Kim, J., Baugh, A., Duan, C., Sucov, H., and Lien, C.-I. (2013) IGF signaling is required for cardiomyocyte proliferation during zebrafish heart development and regeneration. PLoS One, 8(6):e67266.

87. Rytkönen, K.T., Akbarzadeh, A., Kolangi, H., Kamei, H., Duan, C., Leder, E.H., Williams, T.A., and Nikinmaa, N. (2013) Subfunctionalization of cyprinid hypoxia-inducible factors for roles in development and oxygen sensing. Evolution 67:873-882.

86. Jiao, S., Ren, H., Li, Y., Zhou, J., Duan, C., and Lu, L. (2013) Differential regulation of IGF-I and IGF-II gene expression in skeletal muscle cells. Mol. Cell. Biochem. 373: 107-113.

85. Feng, Q., Zou, X., Lu, L., Li, Y., Liu, Y., Zhou, J., and Duan, C. (2012) The stress-response gene redd1 regulates dorsoventral patterning by antagonizing Wnt/β-catenin activity in zebrafish. PLoS One, 7(12):e52674.

84. Onuma, T.A. and Duan, C. (2012) Duplicated Kiss1 receptor genes in zebrafish: Distinct gene expression patterns, different ligand selectivity, and a novel nuclear isoform with transactivating activity. FASEB J, 26: 2941-2950.

83. Zhang, P., Yao, Q., Lu, L., Zhou, J. Li, Y., Liu,Y., and Duan, C. (2012) Molecular, functional, and gene expression analysis of zebrafish hypoxia-inducible factor-3α. Am. J. Physiol. 303:R1165-74.

82. Zhang C, Lu L, Li Y, Wang X, Zhou J, Liu Y, Fu P, Gallicchio MA, Bach LA, Duan C. (2012) IGF binding protein-6 expression in vascular endothelial cells is induced by hypoxia and plays a negative role in tumor angiogenesis. Int. J. Cancer, 130:2003-2012.

81. Onuma, T.A., Ding, Y., Abraham, E., Zohar, Y., Ando, H., Duan, C. (2011) Regulation of temporal and spatial organization of newborn GnRH neurons by IGF signaling in zebrafish. J. Neuroscience, 31: 11814-11824.

80. Zhong, Y., Zhou, J. Lu, L., Li, Y., Liu, Y., Clemmons, D.R., and Duan, C. (2011) IGF binding protein 3 exerts its IGF-independent action by binding to and antagonizing BMP action. J. Cell Sci. 124:1925-35.

79. Daza, D.O., Sundström, G. Bergqvist, C.A., Duan, C., and Larhammar, D.G. (2011) Evolution of the insulin-like growth factor binding protein (IGFBP) family in vertebrates. Endocrinology 152:2278-89.

78. Jiao, S., Dai, W., Lu, L., Liu, Y.Z., Zhou, J., Li, Y., Kortz, V., and Duan, C. (2011) The conserved clusterin gene is expressed in the developing choroid plexus of zebrafish under the regulation of Notch but not Igf signaling. Endocrinology, 152:1860-71.

77. Kamei, H., Ding, Y., Kajimura, S., Wells, M., Chiang, P. and Duan, C. (2011) Role of IGF signaling in catch-up growth and accelerated temporal development in zebrafish embryos in response to oxygen availability. Development. 138: 777-786.

76. Duan, C., Ren, H. and Gao, Shan. (2010). Insulin-like growth factors (IGFs), IGF receptors, and IGF binding proteins: Roles in skeletal muscle growth and differentiation. Gen. Comp.Endocrinol., 167:344-351.

75. Ren, H., Accili, D., and Duan, C. (2010). Hypoxia converts the myogenic action of IGFs into mitogenic action by differentially regulating multiple signaling pathways. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 107:5857-62.

74. Dai W, Kamei H, Zhao Y, Ding J, Du Z, Duan C.(2010). Duplicated zebrafish insulin-like growth factor binding protein-5 genes with split functional domains: evidence for evolutionarily conserved IGF binding, nuclear localization, and transactivation activity. FASEB J. 24:2020-2029

73. Zou S, Kamei H, Modi Z, Duan C. (2009).Zebrafish IGF genes: gene duplication, conservation and divergence, and novel roles in midline and notochord development. PLoS One. 4:e7026.

72. Wang, XL., Lu,L., Li, L., Li, YM, Chen, C., Feng, Q., C. Zhang, and Duan, C. (2009). Molecular and functional characterization of two distinct IGF binding protein-6 genes in zebrafish. Am. J. Physiol. 296: R1348-R1357.

71. Bansal, T. Lenhart, J.,Duan, C.,and Maharbiz, M.M. (2009). Patterned delivery and expression of gene constructs into Zebrafish embryos using microfabricated interfaces. Biomed Microdevices. 11:633-41

70. Li, MY, Li, Y., Lu, L., Wang, X, Gong, GQ, and Duan, C. (2009).Structural, gene expression, and functional analysis of the Fugu (Takifugu rubripes) IGF binding protein-4 gene. Am. J. Physiol. 296:R558-66

69. Seferovic, M.D., Ali, R., Kamei, H. Liu,S., Khosravi, J.M., Nazarian, S., Han, V.K.M., Duan, C., and Gupta, M.B. (2009). Hypoxia and leucine deprivation induce human IGFBP-1 hyper-phosphorylation and increase its biological activity. Endocrinology 150: 220-231.

68. Zhou, J., Li, W., Kamei, H., and Duan, C. (2008). Duplication of the IGFBP-2 gene in teleost fish: Protein structure and functionality conservation and gene expression divergence. PLoS One, 3: e3926.

67) Ren, H. *, Yin, P. *, and Duan, C. (2008). IGFBP-5 regulates muscle cell differentiation by binding to and switching on the IGF-II auto-regulatory loop. J. Cell Biol.182: 979-991 (*Co-first authors).

66) Kamei, H., Lu, L., Jiao, S., Li, Y., Laursen, L.S., Oxvig, C., Zhou, J., and Duan, C. (2008). Duplication and diversification of the hypoxia-inducible IGFBP-1 gene in zebrafish. PLosOne. 3: e3091

65) Toyoshima Y., Monson, C., Duan, C., Wu.Y.,, Yakar, S., Sadler, K.C. and LeRoith. D. (2008). The role of insulin receptor signaling in zebrafish embryogenesis. Endocrinology, in press.

64) Kajimura, S. and Duan, C. (2007). Insulin-like growth factor (IGF) binding protein-1: An evolutionarily conserved fine tuner of IGF actions under catabolic conditions.  J. Fish Biol. 71: 309-325.

63) Schlueter, P., Peng, G., Westerfield, M., and Duan, C. (2007). Insulin-like growth factor signaling regulates zebrafish embryo growth and development by promoting cell survival and cell cycle progression. Cell Death Differ. 14: 1095-1105.

62) Schlueter, P., Sang, X., Duan, C., and Wood, A. W. (2007). Insulin-like growth factor receptor 1b is required for zebrafish primordial germ cell migration and survival. Dev. Biol. 35: 377-387.

61) Zhao, Y., Yin, P., Bach, L., and Duan, C. (2006). Several acidic amino acids in the N-domain of human insulin-like growth factor binding protein (IGFBP)-5 are important for its transactivation activity. J. Biol. Chem. 281: 14184-14191.

60) Schlueter, P., Royer, T., Farah, M., Laser, B., Chan, S.-J., Steiner, D., and Duan, C. (2006). Gene duplication and functional divergence of the zebrafish insulin-like growth factor 1 receptors. FASEB J. 20: 1230-1232.

59) Kajimura, S., Aida, K., and Duan, C. (2006). Understanding hypoxia-induced gene expression in early development: In vitro and in vivo analysis of HIF-1-regulated zebrafish IGFBP-1 gene expression. Mol. Cell. Biol. 26:1142-1155.

58) Chen, X.Q., Xu, N.Y., Du, J.Z., Wang, Y., and Duan C. (2005). Corticotropin-releasing factor receptor subtype 1 and somatostatin modulating hypoxia-caused downregulated mRNA of pituitary growth hormone and upregulated mRNA of hepatic insulin-like growth factor-I of rats. Mol. Cell. Endocrinol. 242: 50-58.

57) Wood, A.W., Duan, C., and Bern, H.A. (2005). Insulin-like growth factor signaling in fish. Int. Rev. Cyto. 243: 215-285.

56) Duan, C., and Xu, Q. (2005). Roles of insulin-like growth factor (IGF) binding proteins in regulating IGF actions. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 142:44-52.

55) Li, Y., Xiang, J.H., and Duan, C. (2005). Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3) plays an important role in regulating pharyngeal skeleton and inner ear formation and differentiation. J. Biol. Chem. 280: 3613-3620.

54) Wood, A.W., Schlueter, P.J., and Duan, C. (2005). Targeted knockdown of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-2 (IGFBP-2) disrupts cardiovascular development in zebrafish embryos. Mol. Endocrinol. 19: 1024-1034.

53) Kajimura, S., Aida, K., and Duan, C. (2005). Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 (IGFBP-1) mediates hypoxia-induced embryonic growth and developmental retardation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 102: 1240-1245.

52) Yin, P., Xu, Q., and Duan, C. (2004). Paradoxical actions of endogenous and exogenous insulin-like growth factor binding protein (IGFBP)-5 revealed by RNA interference analysis. J. Biol. Chem. 279: 32660-32666.

51) Xu, Q., Li, S., Zhao, Y., Maures, T.J., Yin, P., and Duan, C. (2004). Evidence that IGF binding protein-5 functions as a ligand-independent transcriptional regulator in vascular smooth muscle cells. Cir. Res. 94: e46-54.

50) Kajimura, S., Aida, K., and Duan, C. (2004). Induction of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 (IGFBP-1) by hypoxia during zebrafish embryogenesis: Possible implication to embryonic growth. Proceedings of the 4th Congress of Asia and Oceania Society of Comparative Endocrinology, Nara, Japan, 224-226.

49) Xu, N.-Y., Chen, X.Q., Du, J.Z., and Duan, C. (2004). Intermittent hypoxia causes a suppressed pituitary growth hormone through somatostatin. Neuroendonol. Lett. 25: 253-260.

48) Xu, Q., Yan, B., Li, S., and Duan, C. (2004). Fibronectin binds insulin-like growth factor binding protein (IGFBP)-5 and abolishes its ligand-dependent action on cell migration. J. Biol. Chem. 279: 4269-4277.

47) Duan, C., Ding, J., Schlueter, P.J., Li, Y., Zhang J., and Royer, T. (2003). A zebrafish view of the insulin-like growth factor signaling pathway. Acta Zoologica Sinica, 49: 421-431.

46) Hsieh. T. Gordon, R., Clemmons, D.R., Busby, W.H. Jr., and Duan, C. (2003). Regulation of the mitogenic and chemotactic responses of vascular smooth muscle cells to insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I by local IGF binding proteins. J. Biol. Chem. 278: 42886-42892.

45) Duan, C. (2003). The chemotactic and mitogenic responses of vascular smooth muscle cells to insulin-like growth factor-I require the activation of ERK1/2. Mol. Cell. Endocrinol. 206: 75-83.

44) Kelley, K.M. and Duan, C. (2002). Beyond carrier proteins: Comparative endocrinology of the insulin-like growth factor-binding protein (IGFBP). J. Endocrinol. 175: 1-2 (Editorial).

43) Duan, C. (2002). Specifying the cellular responses to insulin-like growth factor (IGF) signals: Role of IGF binding proteins. J. Endocrinol. 175: 41-54.

42) Maures, T., and Duan, C. (2002). Structure, developmental expression, and physiological regulation of zebrafish insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1. Endocrinology 143: 2722-2731.

41) Duan, C. (2002). Regulation of insulin-like growth factor (IGF) actions by IGF binding protein-2 in zebrafish. Fisheries Sci. 68: 765-768.

40) Maures, T., Chan, S.J., Xu, B., Ding, J., Sun, H., and Duan, C. (2002). Structural, biochemical, and expression analysis of two distinct insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I receptors and their ligands in zebrafish. Endocrinology 143: 1858-1871.

39) Funkenstein, B.I., Tsai, W., Maures, T., and Duan, C. (2002). Ontogeny, tissue distribution, and hormonal regulation of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-2 (IGFBP-2) in a marine fish, Sparus aurata. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 128: 112-122.

38) Bauchat, J.R., Busby, W.Jr., Garmany, A., Moore, J., Swanson, P., Lin, M., and Duan, C. (2001). Biochemical and functional analysis of a conserved insulin-like growth factor binding protein (IGFBP) isolated from rainbow trout hepatoma cells. J. Endocrinol. 170: 619-628.

37) Pozios, K.C., Ding, J., Degger, B. Upton, Z., and Duan, C. (2001). IGFs stimulate zebrafish cell proliferation by activating the MAP Kinase and PI3-Kinase signaling pathways. Am. J. Physiol. 280: R1230-R1239.

36) Duan, C., Bauchat, J.R. and Hsieh, T. (2000). Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase is required for IGF-I-induced vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation and migration. Cir. Res. 86: 15-23.

35) Jackson, L.F., Swanson, P., Duan, C., and Sullivan, C.V. (2000). Purification, characterization and bioassay of prolactin and growth hormone from temperate basses, Genus Morone. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 117: 138-150.

34) Duan, C. Ding, J., Li, Q., Tsai, W., and Pozios, K.C. (1999). Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-2 is a growth inhibitory protein conserved in zebrafish. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96: 15274-15279.

33) Yano, K., Bauchat, J.R., Limatta, M., Clemmons, D.R., and Duan, C. (1999). Down-regulation of protein kinase C inhibits insulin-like growth factor-I-induced vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation, migration and gene expression. Endocrinology 140:4622-4632.

32) Duan, C., Limatta, M.B., and Bottum, O.L. (1999). Insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I regulates IGF binding protein-5 expression through the phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase, PKB/Akt and p70 S6 kinase signaling pathway. J. Biol. Chem. 274:37147-37153.

31) Duan, C. (1998). Nutritional and developmental regulation of insulin-like growth factors in fish. J. Nutr. 128: 306S-314S.

30) Yeh, L.-C.C., Adamo, M.L., Duan, C., and Lee, J.C. (1998). Osteogenic protein-1 regulates IGF-I, IGF-II and IGFBP-5 gene expression in FRC cells by different mechanisms. J. Cell Physiol. 175: 78-88.

29) Duan, C., and Clemmons, D.R. (1998). Differential expression and opposing biological effects of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-4 and -5 in vascular smooth muscle cells. J. Biol. Chem. 273:16836-16842.

28) Clemmons D.R., Busby W., Clarke J.B., Parker A., Duan C., Nam T.J. (1998). Modifications of insulin-like growth factor binding proteins and their role in controlling IGF actions. Endocrine J. 45:S1-S8.

27) Zheng, B., Duan, C., and Clemmons, D.R. (1998). The effect of extracellular matrix proteins on porcine smooth muscle cell insulin-like growth factor binding protein-5 synthesis and responsiveness to IGF-I. J. Biol. Chem. 273: 8994-9000.

26) Zheng, B., Clarke, J., Busby, W.H., Duan, C., and Clemmons, D.R. (1998). Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-5 (IGFBP-5) is cleaved by physiological concentrations of thrombin. Endocrinology 139: 1708-1714.

25) Higo, H., Duan, C., Clemmons, D.R., and Herman, B. (1997). Expression of different types of insulin-like growth factor binding protein and different sensitivity in response to the anti-proliferating effect of retinoic acid on cervical cells. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 239: 706-709.

24) Duan, C. (1997). The insulin-like growth factor system and its biological actions in fish. Am. Zool. 37: 489-501.

23) Dickhoff, W.W., Beckman, B.R., Larsen, D.A., Duan, C., and Moriyama, S. (1997). The role of growth in endocrine regulation of salmon smoltification. Fish Physiol. Biochem. 17: 231-236.

22) Moriyama, S., Kagawa, H., Duan, C., Dickhoff, W.W., and Plesetskaya, E.M. (1997). Characterization of two forms of recombinant salmon insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I: Comparison of immunological, biological activities and binding to IGF binding proteins. Comp. Physiol. Biochem. 117C: 201-206.

21) Duan, C. (1997). Expression and regulation of insulin-like growth factor binding proteins in vascular smooth muscle cells. In: Advance in Comparative Endocrinology: Proceedings of the XIIIth International Congress of Comparative Endocrinology, ed. Kawashima, S. & Kikuyama, S., pp. 1139-1142, Monduzzi Editre, Bologna, Italy.

20) Duan, C., Hawes, S.B., Prevette, T., and Clemmons, D.R. (1996). Insulin-like growth factor (IGF) -I regulates IGF binding protein-5 synthesis through transcriptional activation of the gene in aortic smooth muscle cells. J. Biol. Chem. 271: 4280-4288.

19) Duan, C., Plisetskaya, E.M. and Dickhoff, W.W. (1995). Expression of Insulin-like growth factor-I in normally and abnormally developing (stunting) coho salmon: Relationship with growth and plasma concentrations of growth hormone and insulin. Endocrinology 136: 446-452.

18) Duan, C. and Clemmons D.R. (1995). Transcription factor AP-2 regulates human insulin-like growth factor binding protein-5 gene expression. J. Biol. Chem. 270: 24844-24851.

17) Plisetskaya, E.M. and Duan, C. (1994). Insulin and insulin-like growth factor I in streptozotocin-injected coho salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch. Am. J. Physiol. 267: R1408-R1412.

16) Duan, C., Duguay, S.J., Swanson, P., Dickhoff, W.W. and Plisetskaya, E.M. (1994). Tissue specific expression of insulin-like growth factor I messenger ribonucleic acids in salmonids: Developmental, hormonal and nutritional regulation. In: Perspectives in Comparative Endocrinology, ed. KG Davey, RE Peter and SS Tobe, Nat. Res. Council of Canada. Ottawa, Canada, pp. 365-372.

15) Plisetskaya, E.M., Duguay, S.J. and Duan, C. (1994). Insulin and insulin-like growth factor I in salmonids: Comparison of structure, function and expression. In: Perspectives in Comparative Endocrinology, ed. Davey, K.G., Peter, E.R., and Tobe, S.S. Nat. Res. Council of Canada. Ottawa, Canada, pp. 226-233.

14) Duan, C. (1994). Incorporation of 35S-sulfate into branchial cartilages: A biological model to study hormonal regulation of skeletal growth in fish. In “Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Fishes. Vol. 3“. ed. P.W., Hochachka and T.P., Mommsen., pp. 525-543, Elsevier, Amsterdam-New York.

13) Duan, C. and Plisetskaya, E.M. (1993). Nutritional regulation of insulin-like growth factor I mRNA expression in salmon tissues. J. Endocrinol. 139: 243-252.

12) Moriyama, S., Duguay, S.J., Conlon, J.M., Duan, C., Dickhoff, W.W. and Plisetskaya, E.M. (1993). Recombinant coho salmon insulin-like growth factor I: Expression in Escherichia coli, purification and characterization. Eur. J. Biochem. 218: 205-211.

11) Duan, C., Takeuchi, Y., Hanzawa, N.and Miyachi, S. (1993). Epidermal growth factor stimulates protein synthesis in primary culture of salmon hepatocytes. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 90: 383-388.

10) Duan, C., Duguay, S. and Plisetskaya, E.M. (1993). Expression of insulin-like growth factor I mRNA in coho salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch.: Tissue distribution and effects of growth hormone/ prolactin family proteins. Fish Biochem. Physiol. 11: 371-379.

9) Plisetskaya, E.M., Bodavera, V., Duan, C., and Duaguay, S.J. (1993). Does salmon brain produce insulin? Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 91: 74-80.

8) Duan, C., Hanzawa, N., Takeuchi, Y., Hamada, E., Miyachi, S. and Hirano, T. (1993). Use of primary cultures of salmon hepatocytes for the study of hormonal regulation of insulin-like growth factor I expression in vitro. Zool. Sci. 10: 473-480.

7) Duan, C. and Hirano, T. (1992). Effects of insulin-like growth factor-I and insulin on the In vitrouptake of sulphate by eel cartilage: evidence for the presence of independent hepatic and pancreatic sulphation factors. J. Endocrinol. 133:211-219.

6) Duan, C., Noso, T., Moriyama, S., Kawauchi, H. and Hirano, T. (1992). Eel insulin: isolation, characterization and stimulatory actions on [35S]sulphate and [3H]thymidine uptake in the branchial cartilage of the eel in vitro. J. Endocrinol. 133: 221-230.

5) Duan, C. and Hirano, T. (1991). Plasma kinetics of growth hormone in the Japanese eel, Anguilla japonica. Aquaculture 95:179-188.

4) Duan, C. and Hirano, T. (1990). Stimulation of 35S-sulfate uptake by mammalian insulin-like growth factor I and II in cultured cartilages of the Japanese eel, Anguilla japonica. J. Exp. Zool. 256:347-350.

3) Duan, C. and Inui, Y. (1990). Evidence for the presence of a somatomedin-like plasma factor(s) in the Japanese eel, Anguilla japonica. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 79:326-331.

2) Duan, C. and Inui, Y. (1990). Effects of recombinant eel growth hormone on the uptake of [35S] sulfate by ceratobranchial cartilage of the Japanese eel, Anguilla japonica. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 79:320-325.

1) Duan, C., Shimeno, S., Hosokawa, H. and Takeda, H. (1989). Protein requirement of fingerling Wuchan fish, Megalobrama amblycephala.  Res. Rep. Kochi Univ.  38:77-85.