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Feng F, Shangguan A, Kelly K, Wei J, Gruner K, Ye B, Wang W, Bhattacharya S, Tourtellotte WG, Varga J: Early growth response 3 (Egr-3) is induced by transforming growth factor-b and regulates fibrogenic gene expression. Am. J. Pathol., in press (2013).

Quach DH, Oliveira-Fernandes M., Gruner K, Tourtellotte WGA sympathetic neuron autonomous role for egr3-mediated gene regulation in dendrite morphogenesis and target tissue innervation. J. Neurosci. 33(10): 4570-83 (2013). PubMed

Bhattacharyya S, Wei J, Tourtellotte WG, Hinchcliff M, Gottardi CG, Varga J:  Fibrosis in systemic sclerosis:  common and unique pathobiology.  Fibrogensis Tissue Repair. 6:18 (2013). PubMed


Bhalala OG, Pan L, Sahni V, McGuire TL, Gruner K, Tourtellotte WG, Kessler, JA: MicroRNA-21 regulates astrocytic response following spinal cord injury. J. Neurosci., 32(50): 17935-47 (2012). PubMed

Bhattacharyya S, Fang F, Tourtellotte WG, Varga J:  Egr-1:  a new conductor for the tissue repair orchestra directs harmony (regeneration) or cacophony (fibrosis).  J. Pathol. 229: 286-297 (2012). PubMed

Enjin A, Leao KE, Mikulovic S, Merre PL, Tourtellotte WG, Kullander K:  The serotonin receptor 1d, a novel marker for gamma motor neurons, is a regulator of sensorimotor function.  Mol. Cell. Neurosci., 49:322-332 (2012). PubMed


Bhattacharyya S, Wu M, Fang F, Tourtellotte WG, Feghali-Bostwick C, Varga J:  Early growth response transcription factors:  key mediators of fibrosis and novel targets for anti-fibrotic therapy.  Mat. Biol., 30:235-242 (2011) PubMed

Li L, Eldredge LC, Quach DH, Honasoge A, Gruner K, Tourtellotte WG:  Egr3 dependent sympathetic target tissue innervation in the absence of neuron death.  PLoS One, 6: e25696 (2011).  (PMCID:  3182249). PubMed

Bhattacharyya S, Sargent JL, Du P, Lin S, Tourtellotte WG, Takehara K, Whitfield ML, Varga J:  Egr-1 induces a profibrotic injury/repair gene program associated with systemic sclerosis.  PLoS One, 6: e23082 (2011).  (PMCID:  3172216). PubMed

Wei J, Bhattacharyya S, Tourtellotte WG, Varga J:  Fibrosis in systemic sclerosis:  emerging concepts and implications for targeted therapy.  Autoimmun. Rev., 10:267-275 (2011) (NIHMSID:  239543. PubMed


Wei J, Bhattacharyya S, Tourtellotte WG, Varga J:  Fibrosis in systemic sclerosis:  emerging concepts and implications for targeted therapy.  Autoimmun. Rev., 10:267-275 (2011) (NIHMSID:  239543. PubMed

Enjin A, Rabe N, Nakanishi S, Vallstedt A, Gezelius H, Lind M, Hjalt M,Tourtellotte WG, Bruder C, Eichele G, Whelan P and Kulander K.  Identification of novel spinal cholinergic genetic subtypes disclose Chodl mand Pitx2 as markers for fast motor neurons and partition cells.  J. Comp. Neurol., 518: 2284-2304 (2010).  (NIHMSID:  NIHMS239543). PubMed

Matkowskyj KA, Wiseman WR, Robin JC, Norvell JP, Puthuman J, Nelson B, Peterson L, McGarry TJ and Tourtellotte WG:  Therapy-related myelodysplastic syndrome presenting as fulminant heart failure secondary to myeloid sarcoma.  J. Hematop, 3: 41-46 (2010) (PMCID: 2883902). PubMed


Wu M, Melichian DS, de la Garza M, Nair A, Shahrara S, Barr L, Sporn PH, Mustoe TA, Tourtellotte WG and Varga J.  Essential roles for early growth response transcription factor Egr-1 in tissue fibrosis and wound healing.  Am. J. Pathol., 175: 1041-1045 (2009).  (PMCID:  2731123). PubMed

Eldredge, LC, Gao XM, Quach DM, Li L, Han X, Lomasney J, andTourtellotte WG:  Abnormal sympathetic nervous system development and physiological dysautonomia in Egr3-deficient mice. Development, 135(17): p. 2949-2957 (2008).  (PMCID: 2613541). PubMed

Gao X, Daughterty R and Tourtellotte WG:  The low affinity neurotrophin receptor (p75NTR) is directly regulated by early growth response (Egr) transcriptional regulators.  Mol. Cell. Neurosci., 36(4): 501-514 (2007) (Featured cover article).  (PMCID: 2098703). PubMed

Carter JH, Lefebvre JM, Wiest DL and Tourtellotte WG: Redundant role for early growth response (Egr) transcriptional regulators in thymocyte differentiation and survival.  J. Immunol., 178: 6796-67805 (2007). PubMed

Li L, Yun SH, Keblesh J, Trommer BL, Xiong H, Radulovic J and Tourtellotte WG: Egr3, a synaptic activity regulated transcription factor that is essential for learning and memory. Mol. Cell. Neurosci., 35: 76-88 (2007).  (PMCID:  2683345). PubMed

Li L, Carter J, Gao X, Whitehead J and Tourtellotte WG:  The neuroplasticity associated Arc gene is a direct transcriptional target of early growth response (Egr) transcription factors.  Mol. Cell. Biol.25: 10286-10300 (2005). (PMCID:  1291244). PubMed

Albert Y, Whitehead J, Eldredge L, Carter J, Gao X and Tourtellotte WG:  Transcriptional regulation of myotube fate specification and intrafusal muscle fiber morphogenesis.  J. Cell. Biol.169: 257-268 (2005). (PMCID:  2171871). PubMed

Skinner MA, Freemerman A, Somasunaram K, Safford SD, Heuckeroth RO,Tourtellotte WG, Goyeau D, Constantini F, Milbrandt JD:  A human yeast artificial chromosome containing the RET protooncogene with the mutation associated with the Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2B syndrome supports the growth of kidneys but not enteric ganglia in ret-deficient mice.  Am J. Pathol., 166: 265-274 (2005). PubMed

Whitehead J, Keller-Peck C, Kucera J and Tourtellotte WG:  Glial derived neurotrophic factor-dependent fusimotor neuron survival during development.  Mech. Devel.,122: 27-41 (2005). PubMed

Chen H-H, Tourtellotte WG, Frank E:  Muscle spindle-derived neurotrophin 3 (NT3) regulates synaptic connectivity between muscle sensory and motor neurons.  J. Neurosci., 22: 3512-3519 (2002). PubMed

Chiesa R, Pestronk A, Schmidt RE, Tourtellotte WG, Ghetti B, Harris DA:  Primary myopathy and accumulation of PrpSc-like molecules in peripheral tissues of transgenic mice expressing a prion protein insertional mutation.  Neurobiol Dis8: 279-288 (2001). PubMed

Tourtellotte WG, Keller-Peck C, Milbrandt J, Kucera J:  Differentiation and maintenance of muscle spindles depends upon Egr3-mediated transcriptional regulatory activity.  Dev Biol.232: 388-399 (2001). PubMed

Blanco G, Sanchez G, Melton RJ, Tourtellotte WG, Mercer RW:  The alpha4 isoform of the Na,K-ATPase is expressed in the germ cells of the testes.  J. Histochem. Cytochem. 8:1023-32 (2000). PubMed

Tourtellotte WG, Nagarajan R, Bartke A, Milbrandt J: Redundant Function of Egr1 and Egr4 in Murine Luteinizing Hormone Regulation and Leydig Cell Steroidogenesis. Mol. Cell. Biol.20, 5261-5268 (2000). PubMed

O’Donovan K, Tourtellotte WG, Milbrandt J, Baraban, J:  The Egr family of transcription factors:  progress at the interface of systems and molecular neuroscience.  Trends Neurosci 22, 167-173, 1999. PubMed

Naughton CK, Tourtellotte WG, Smith DS, Milbrandt J:  Prostate Apoptosis in Response to Castration in Wild-Type and Nerve Growth Factor-Induced Gene A-Deficient Mice.  Prostate J., 1 :88-93 (1999). PubMed

Tourtellotte WG, Nagarajan R, Auyeung A, Mueller C, Milbrandt J:  Infertility associated with incomplete spermatogenic arrest and oligozoospermia in Egr4deficient mice. Development, 126, 5061-5071 (1999). PubMed

Tourtellotte WG, Milbrandt J.:  Sensory ataxia and muscle spindle agenesis in mice lacking the transcription factor Egr3.  Nat. Genet. 20, 87-91 (1998). PubMed

Clifford DE, Arribas VE Jr, Storch GA, Tourtellotte WG, Wippold FJ:  Magnetic resonance brain imaging lacks sensitivity for AIDS associated cytomegalovirus encephalitis.  J. Neurovirol. 2, 397-403 (1996). PubMed

Knudson CM, Tung KSK, Tourtellotte WG, Brown GAJ, Korsmeyer SJ:  Bax-deficient mice with lymphoid hyperplasia and male germ cell death.  Science 270, 96-98 (1996). PubMed

Ilinsky IA, Tourtellotte WG, Kultas-Ilinsky K:  Anatomical distinctions between the two basal ganglia afferent territories in the primate motor thalamus.  Stereotact. Funct. Neurosurg. 60, 62-69 (1993). PubMed

Tourtellotte WG, Van Hoesen GW:  Computer-aided two-dimensional high-resolution axon tracing: an application using the anterograde tracer Phaseolus Vulgaris Leucoagglutinin (PHA-L).  J. Neurosci. Methods 41, 101-112 (1992). PubMed

Tourtellotte WG, Van Hoesen GW:  The axonal origin of a subpopulation of dystrophic neurites in Alzheimer's disease.  Neurosci. Lett. 129, 11-16 (1991). PubMed

Tourtellotte WG:  A versatile dual axis programmable stepping motor controller for a personal computer:  A specific application and tutorial for implementing a computer controlled light microscope.  J. Neurosci. Methods 35, 157-167 (1990). PubMed

Tourtellotte WG, Van Hoesen GW, Hyman BT, Tikoo RT and Damasio AR:  Alz-50 immunoreactivity in the thalamic reticular nucleus in Alzheimer's disease.  Brain Res.515, 227-234 (1990). PubMed

Tourtellotte WG, Lawrence DT, Getting PA and Van Hoesen GW:  A graphics oriented personal computer based microscope charting system for neuroanatomical and neurochemical studies.  J. Neurosci. Methods 29, 43-57 (1989). PubMed

Shapshak P, Tourtellotte WW, Staugaitis S, Cowan T, Ingram T, Weil M, Bliss D, Tourtellotte WG:  The quantitation of human immunoglobulin G and albumin in electroimmunodiffusion gels containing ionic and non-ionic detergents.  Anal. Biochem. 132, 305-311 (1983). PubMed