Department of
Obstetrics and Gynecology


Vascular Function In Pregnancy

Status: Ongoing


Li Y, Zhao YJ, Zou QY, Zheng K, WU YM, Zhou C, Wang K, Zheng J. Preeclampsia does not alter vascular growth and expression of CD31 and vascular endothelial-cadherin in human placentas. J Histochem Cytochem. 2015; 63:22-31. PMC4395995.

Zhang HH, Wang W, Feng L, Yang YY, Zheng J, Magness RR, Huang L, Dong-bao Chen. S-nitrosylation of cofilin-1 serves as a novel pathway for VEGF2-stimulated endothelial cell migration. J Cell Physiol. 2015; 230: 406-417.

Zheng J and Zhou C. 2017. Hypoxia and Human Diseases. Zheng J, PhD and Zhou C, PhD. (ed). InTech-Open Access Publisher.

Vargas VE, Landeros RV, Lopez GE, Zheng J, Magness RR. Uterine artery leptin receptors during the ovarian cycle and pregnancy regulate angiogenesis in ovine uterine artery endothelial cells. Biol Reprod 2017; 96: 866-876. PMC5819836.

Landeros RV, Jobe SO, Aranda-Pino G, Lopez GE, Zheng J, Magness RR. Activation of mitogen-activated protein kinases facilitates catecholestrogen-induced uterine artery endothelial cell proliferation. J Physiol. (London) 2017; 15;595:4663-4676. PMC5509880.

Zou QY, Zhao YZ, Li H, Wang XZ, Liu AX, Zhong XQ, Yan Q, Li Y, Zhou C, Zheng J. GNA11 differentially mediates fibroblast growth factor 2- and vascular endothelial growth factor A-induced cellular responses in human fetoplacental endothelial cells. J Physiol (London). 2018: 596: 2333-2344. PMC6002203.

Zou QY, Zhao YJ, Liu AX, Zhong XQ, Yan Q, Li Y, Zhou C, Yi FX, Bird IM, and Zheng J. G protein α subunit 14 mediates fibroblast growth factor 2-induced cellular responses in human endothelial cells. J Cell Physiol. 2019;234:10184-10195. PMC6426666.

Zhou C, Zou QY, Jiang YZ, and Zheng J. Role of oxygen in fetoplacental endothelial responses: hypoxia, physiological normoxia, or hyperoxia? Am J Physiol-Cell Physiol (Invited Review). 2020;318(5):C943‐C953.