Adams JM, Huppert KA, Castro EC, Lopez MF, Niknejad N, Subramanian S, Zarrin-Khameh N, Finegold MJ, Huppert SS and Jafar-Nejad H (2019). Sox9 is a modifier of the liver disease severity in a mouse model of Alagille syndrome. Hepatology In press

Adams JM and Jafar-Nejad H (2019). Determining Bile Duct Density in the Mouse Liver. Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) 146: e59587.

Niknejad N and Jafar-Nejad H (2019). Unbiased glycomics: A powerful tool in rare disease diagnosis and research. Translational Research 206: 1-4. (commentary)

Adams JM and Jafar-Nejad H (2018). A new model of Alagille syndrome with broad phenotypic representation. Gastroenterology 154: 803-806. (editorial)

Pandey A, Li-Kroeger D, Sethi MK, Lee TV, Buettner FFR, Bakker H, Jafar-Nejad H (2018). Sensitized genetic backgrounds reveal differential roles for EGF repeat xylosyltransferases in Drosophila Notch signaling. Glycobiology 28: 849-859.

Pandey A and Jafar-Nejad H (2018). Cell Aggregation Assays to Evaluate the Binding of the Drosophila Notch with Trans-Ligands and Its Inhibition by Cis-Ligands. Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) 131: e56919.

Wu J, Hunt SD, Matthias N, Servián-Morilla E, Lo J, Jafar-Nejad H, Paradas C, Darabi R (2017). Generation of an induced pluripotent stem cell line (CSCRMi001-A) from a patient with a new type of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD) due to a missense mutation in POGLUT1 (Rumi). Stem Cell Research 24:102-105

Galeone A, Han SY, Huang C, Hosomi A, Suzuki T, and Jafar-Nejad H (2017). Tissue-specific regulation of BMP signaling by Drosophila N-glycanase 1. eLife 6: e27612.

Lee TV*, Pandey A* and Jafar-Nejad H (2017).Xylosylation of the Notch receptor preserves the balance between its activation by trans-Delta and inhibition by cis-ligands in Drosophila. PLoS Genetics 13(4): e1006723. (* equal contribution)

Servián-Morilla E*, Takeuchi H*, Lee TV*, Clarimon J, Mavillard F, Area-Gómez E, Rivas E, Nieto-González JL, Rivero MC, Cabrera M, Gómez-Sánchez L, Martínez-López JA, Estrada B, Márquez C, Morgado Y, Suárez-Calvet X, Pita G, Bigot A, Gallardo E, Fernández-Chacón R, Hirano M, Haltiwanger RS, Jafar-Nejad H, and Paradas C (2016). A POGLUT1 mutation causes a muscular dystrophy with reduced Notch signaling and satellite cell loss. EMBO Molecular Medicine 8(11): 1289-1309. (* equal contribution)

Harvey BM*, Rana NA*, Moss H, Leonardi J, Jafar-Nejad H, Haltiwanger RS (2016). Mapping sites of O-glycosylation and fringe elongation on Drosophila Notch. Journal of Biological Chemistry 291(31): 16348-60. (* equal contribution)

Thakurdas SM, Lopez MF, Kakuda S, Fernandez-Valdivia R, Zarrin-Khameh N, Haltiwanger RS, and Jafar-Nejad H (2016). Jagged1 heterozygosity in mice results in a congenital cholangiopathy which is reversed by concomitant deletion of one copy of Poglut1 (Rumi). Hepatology 63(2): 550-65.

Haltom AR and Jafar-Nejad H (2015). The multiple roles of EGF repeat O-glycans in animal development. Glycobiology 25(10): 1027-42.

He P, Grotzke JE, Ng BG, Gunel M, Jafar-Nejad H, Cresswell P, Enns GM, and Freeze HH (2015). A congenital disorder of deglycosylation: Biochemical characterization of N-glycanase 1 deficiency in patient fibroblasts. Glycobiology 25(8): 836-44.

Haltom AR*, Lee TV*, Harvey B, Leonardi J, Chen Y, Hong Y, Haltiwanger RS, and Jafar-Nejad H (2014). The protein O-glucosyltransferase Rumi modifies Eyes shut to promote rhabdomere separation in Drosophila. PLoS Genetics 10: e1004795. (* equal contribution)

LeBon L, Lee TV, Sprinzak D, Jafar-Nejad H, and Elowitz MB (2014). Fringe proteins modulate cis and trans Notch-ligand interactions to specify signaling states. eLife 3: e02950.

Haltom AR and Jafar-Nejad H (2014). O-Linked glycans in Drosophila development, Overview. Glycoscience: Biology and Medicine 809-815. (book chapter)

Lee TV and Jafar-Nejad H (2014). O-Glucose glycans in Drosophila Notch signaling. Glycoscience: Biology and Medicine 849-856. (book chapter)

Leonardi J and Jafar-Nejad H (2014). Structure-function analysis of Drosophila Notch using genomic rescue transgenes. Methods in Molecular Biology 1187: 29-46. (book chapter)

Lee TV, Sethi MK, Leonardi J, Rana NA, Buettner FFR, Haltiwanger RS, Bakker H, and Jafar-Nejad H (2013). Negative regulation of Notch signaling by xylose. PLoS Genetics 9: e1003547.

Takeuchi H, Fernandez-Valdivia R, Caswell DS, Nita-Lazar A, Rana NA, Garner TP, Weldeghiorghis TK, Macnaughtan MA, Jafar-Nejad H, and Haltiwanger RS (2011). Rumi functions as both a protein O-glucosyltransferase and a protein O-xylosyltransferase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108: 16600-16605.

Leonardi J*, Fernandez-Valdivia R*, Li Y, Simcox AA, and Jafar-Nejad H (2011). Multiple O-glucosylation sites on Notch function as a buffer against temperature-dependent loss of signaling. Development 138: 3569-3578. (* equal contribution)

Fernandez-Valdivia R, Takeuchi H, Samarghandi A, Lopez M, Leonardi J, Haltiwanger RS, and Jafar-Nejad H (2011). Regulation of mammalian Notch signaling and embryonic development by the protein O-glucosyltransferase Rumi. Development 138: 1925-1934.

Lee TV, Takeuchi H, and Jafar-Nejad H (2010). Regulation of Notch signaling via O-glucosylation: Insights from Drosophila studies. Methods in Enzymology 480: 375-98. (book chapter)

Jafar-Nejad H, Leonardi J, and Fernandez-Valdivia, R (2010). Role of glycans and glycosyltransferases in the regulation of Notch signaling. Glycobiology 20: 931-949. (invited review)

Simcox AA*, Austin CL, Jacobsen TL, Jafar-Nejad H* (2008). Drosophila embryonic ‘fibroblasts’: Extending mutant analysis in vitro. Fly 2(6): 306-309. (* corresponding author)

Lim J, Jafar-Nejad H, Hsu YC, Choi KW (2008). Novel function of the class I bHLH protein Daughterless in the negative regulation of proneural gene expression in the Drosophila eye. EMBO Reports 9(11): 1128-33.

Acar M*, Jafar-Nejad H*, Takeuchi H*, Rajan A, Ibrani D, Rana NA, Pan H, Haltiwanger RS, and Bellen HJ (2008). Rumi Is a CAP10 domain glycosyltransferase that modifies Notch and is required for Notch signaling. Cell 132(2): 247-58. (* equal contribution)

Rogaeva A, Ou XM, Jafar-Nejad H, Lemonde S and Albert PR (2007). Differential repression by Freud-1/CC2D1A at a polymorphic site in the dopamine-D2 receptor gene. Journal of Biological Chemistry 282(29): 20897-20905.

Acar M*, Jafar-Nejad H*, Giagtzoglou N, Yallampalli S, David G, He Y, Delidakis C and Bellen HJ (2006). Senseless physically interacts with proneural proteins and functions as a transcriptional co-activator. Development 133(10): 1979-1989. (* equal contribution)

Jafar-Nejad H, Tien A, Acar M and Bellen HJ (2006). Senseless and Daughterless confer neuronal identity to epithelial cells in the Drosophila wing margin. Development 133(9): 1683-1692.

Hamaratoglu F, Willecke M, Kango-Singh M, Nolo R, Hyun E, Tao C, Jafar-Nejad H and Halder G (2006). The tumor suppressor genes NF2/Merlin and Expanded act through Hippo signaling to regulate cell proliferation and apoptosis. Nature Cell Biology 8(1): 27-36.

Jafar-Nejad H, Andrews HK, Acar M, Bayat V, Wirtz-Peitz F, Mehta SQ, Knoblich JA and Bellen HJ (2005). Sec15, a member of the exocyst, promotes Notch signaling during the asymmetric division of Drosophila sensory organ precursors. Developmental Cell 9(3): 351-363.

Tsuda H, Jafar-Nejad H, Patel AJ, Sun Y, Chen H, Rose MF, Venken KJT, Botas J, Orr HT, Bellen HJ and Zoghbi HY (2005). The AXH domain in Ataxin-1 mediates neurodegeneration through its interaction with Gfi-1/Senseless proteins. Cell 122(4): 633-44.

Quan XJ, Denayer T, Yan J, Jafar-Nejad H, Philippi A, Lichtarge O, Vleminckx C and Hassan BA (2004). Evolution of neural precursor selection: functional divergence of proneural proteins. Development 131(8): 1679-89.

Jafar-Nejad H and Bellen HJ (2004). The Gfi/Pag-3/Senseless zinc finger proteins: a unifying theme? Molecular and Cellular Biology 24(20): 8803-12. (review)

Jafar-Nejad H*, Acar M*, Nolo R, Lacin H, Pan H, Parkhurst SM and Bellen HJ (2003). Senseless acts as a binary switch during sensory organ precursor selection. Genes & Development 17(23): 2966-78. (* equal contribution)

Zhai RG, Hiesinger PR, Koh TW, Verstreken P, Schulze KL, Cao Y, Jafar-Nejad H, Norga KK, Pan H, Bayat V, Greenbaum MP and Bellen HJ (2003). Mapping Drosophila mutations with molecularly defined P element insertions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 100(19): 10860-5.

Ou XM, Lemonde S, Jafar-Nejad H, Bown CD, Goto A, Rogaeva A and Albert PR (2003). Freud-1: A neuronal calcium-regulated repressor of the 5-HT1A receptor gene. Journal of Neuroscience 23(19): 7415-25.

Jafar-Nejad H, Norga K and Bellen HJ (2002). Numb: "Adapting" Notch for endocytosis. Developmental Cell 3(2): 155-6. (preview)

Ou XM, Jafar-Nejad H, Storring JM, Meng JH, Lemonde S and Albert PR (2000). Novel dual repressor elements for neuronal cell-specific transcription of the rat 5-HT1A receptor gene. Journal of Biological Chemistry 275(11): 8161-8.