Publications

SELECTED ARTICLES

  1. Demerath EW, Liu CT, Franceschini N, Chen G, Palmer JR, Smith EN, Chen CT, Ambrosone CB, Arnold AM, Bandera EV, Berenson GS, Bernstein L, Britton A, Cappola AR, Carlson CS, Chanock SJ, Chen W, Chen Z, Deming SL, Elks CE, Evans MK, Gajdos Z, Henderson BE, Hu JJ, Ingles S, John EM, Kerr KF, Kolonel LN, Le Marchand L, Lu X, Millikan RC, Musani SK, Nock NL, North K, Nyante S, Press MF, Rodriquez-Gil JL, Ruiz-Narvaez EA, Schork NJ, Srinivasan SR, Woods NF, Zheng W, Ziegler RG, Zonderman A, Heiss G, Windham BG, Wellons M, Murray SS, Nalls M, Rajkovic A, Hirschhorn J, Cupples LA, Kooperberg C, Murabito JM, Haiman CA. (2013) Genome-wide association study of age at menarche in African-American women. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Apr 17. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 23599027. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23599027
  2. Shin YH, McGuire M, Rajkovic A. (2013) HORMAD1 is a meiosis 1 checkpoint protein that modulates DNA double strand repair during female meiosis. Biol Reprod. 2013 Jun12. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23759310
  3. Skaznik-Wikiel ME, McGuire MM, Sukhwani M, Donohue J, Chu T, Krivak TC, Rajkovic A, Orwig KE. (2013) Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor with or without stem cell factor extends time to premature ovarian insufficiency in female mice treated with alkylating chemotherapy. Fertil Steril. 2013 Feb 26. doi:pii: S0015-0282(13)00191-X. 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2013.01.135. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 23453120. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23453120
  4. Suzuki H, Dann CT, Rajkovic A. (2012) Generation of a germ cell-specific mouse transgenic CHERRY reporter, Sohlh1-mCherry Flag. Genesis. 2012 Sep 11. [Epub ahead of print]. PMCID: PMC3547139. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22965810
  5. McGuire MM, Yatsenko A, Hoffner L, Jones M, Surti U, Rajkovic A. (2012) Whole exome sequencing in a random sample of North American women with leiomyomas identifies MED12 mutations in majority of uterine leiomyomas. PLoS ONE. 2012;7(3):e33251. Epub 2012 Mar 12. PMCID: PMC3299761. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22428002
  6. Chen CT, Fernández-Rhodes L, Brzyski RG, Carlson CS, Chen Z, Heiss G, North KE, Woods NF, Rajkovic A, Kooperberg C, Franceschini N. (2012) Replication of loci influencing ages at menarche and menopause in Hispanic women: the Women’s Health Initiative SHARe Study. Hum Mol Genet. Mar 15;21(6):1419-32. Epub 2011 Nov 30. PMCID: PMC3284121. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22131368
  7. Suzuki H, Ahn HW, Chu T, Bowden W, Gassei K, Orwig K, Rajkovic A. (2012) SOHLH1 and SOHLH2 coordinate spermatogonial differentiation. Dev Biol. Jan 15;361(2):301-12. Epub 2011 Oct 26. PMCID: PMC3249242. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22056784
  8. Ahn HW, Morin RD, Zhao H, Harris RA, Coarfa C, Chen ZJ, Milosavljevic A, Marra MA, Rajkovic A. (2010) MicroRNA transcriptome in the newborn mouse ovaries determined by massive parallel sequencing. Mol Hum Reprod. Jul;16(7):463-71. Epub 2010 Mar 9. PMCID: PMC2882868. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20215419
  9. Shin Y, Choi Y, Erdin SU, Yatsenko SA, Kloc M, Yang F, Wang PJ,Meistrich ML, Rajkovic, A (2010) Hormad1 mutation disrupts synaptonemal complex formation, recombination, and chromosome segregation in Mammalian meiosis. PLoS Genet. Nov4:6(11):e1001190. PMCID: PMC2973818. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21079677
  10. Choi Y, Yuan D, Rajkovic A. (2008) Germ cell-specific transcriptional regulator Sohlh2 is essential for early mouse folliculogenesis and oocyte-specific gene expression.  Biol Reprod. Dec;79(6):1176-82. Epub 2008 Aug 27. PMCID: PMC2780471. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18753606
  11. Choi Y, Ballow DJ, Xin Y, Rajkovic A. (2008) Lim homeobox gene, lhx8, is essential for mouse oocyte differentiation and survival. Biol Reprod. Sept;79(3):442-9. Epub 2008 May 28. PMCID: PMC2710541. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18509161
  12. Zhao H, Chen ZJ, Qin Y, Shi Y, Wang S, Choi Y, Simpson JL, Rajkovic A. (2008) Transcription Factor FIGLA is Mutated in Patients with Premature Ovarian Failure. Am J Hum Genet. Jun 6;82(6):1342-8. Epub 2008 May 22. PMCID: PMC2427265. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18499083
  13. Qin Y, Choi Y, Zhao H, Simpson J.L., Chen Z, Rajkovic A. (2007) Nobox Homeobox Mutation Causes Premature Ovarian Failure. Am J Hum Genet.  2007 Sept;81(3):576-81. Epub 2007 July 10. PMCID: PMC1950834. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17701902
  14. Choi Y, Qin Y, Berger MF, Ballow DJ, Bulyk ML, Rajkovic A. (2007) Microarray analyses of newborn mouse ovaries lacking Nobox. Biol Reprod. Aug;77(2):312-9. Epub 2007 May 9. PMID: 17494914. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17494914
  15. Ballow D, Meistrich M, Matzuk M, Rajkovic A, (2006) Sohlh1 is essential in spermatogonial differentiation. Dev Biol. Jun1;294(1):161-7. Epub 2006 Mar 29. PMID: 16564520. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16564520
  16. Pangas S, Choi Y, Ballow D, Zhao Y, Westphal H, Matzuk M, Rajkovic A. (2006) Oogenesis requires germ cell-specific transcriptional regulators Sohlh1 and Lhx8. Proc Natl Acad Sci U.S.A. May 23;103(21):8090-5. Epub 2006 May 11. PMCID: PMC1472434. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16690745
  17. Choi Y, Rajkovic A. (2006) Characterization of NOBOX DNA binding specificity and its regulation of Gdf9 and Pou5f1 promoters. J Biol Chem. Nov 24;281(47):35747-56. Epub 2006 Sept 22. PMID: 16997917. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16997917
  18. Pangas SA, Yan W, Matzuk MM, Rajkovic A. (2004) Restricted germ cell expression of a gene encoding a novel mammalian HORMA domain-containing protein. Gene Expr Patterns. Dec;5(2):257-63. PMID: 15567723. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15567723
  19. Rajkovic A, Pangas SA, Ballow D, Suzumori N, Matzuk MM. (2004) Nobox deficiency disrupts early folliculogenesis and oocyte-specific gene expression. Science. Aug 20;305(5687):1157-9. PMID: 15326356. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15326356