S Safe, SO Lee and UH Jin. Role of the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor in Carcinogenesis and Potential as a Drug Target. Toxicological Sciences 2013, Jul 5. [Epub ahead of print].
SO Lee, T Andey, UH Jin, K Kim, M Sachdeva, S Safe. The nuclear receptor TR3 regulates mTOR signaling in lung cancer cells expressing wild-type p53. Oncogene 2012;32(27):3310-3321.
X Li, SO Lee, S Safe. Structure-dependent activation of NR4A2 (Nurr1) by 1,1-bis(3'-indolyl)-1-(aromatic)methane analogs in pancreatic cancer cells. Biochemical Pharmacology 2012;83(10):1445-1455.
K Kim, G Chadalapaka, SO Lee, D Yamada, X Sastre-Garau, PA Defossez, YY Park, JS Lee, S Safe. MicroRNA-17-92 regulates ZBTB4, a repressor of specificity protein (Sp) transcription factors in breast cancer. Oncogene 2012;31(8):1034-1044.
K Yoon*, SO Lee*, SD Cho, K Kim, S Khan, S Safe. Activation of nuclear TR3 (NR4A1) by a diindolylmethane analog induces apoptosis and proapoptotic genes in pancreatic cancer cells and tumors. Carcinogenesis 2011;32(6):836-842 (*equal contribution).
SO Lee, X Li, S Khan, S Safe. Targeting NR4A1 (TR3) in cancer cells and tumors. Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Targets 2011;15(2):195-206.
S Safe, K Kim, X Li, SO Lee. NR4A orphan receptors and cancer. The Open Access Journal of the Nuclear Receptor Signaling Atlas 2011;9:e002.
SO Lee, M Abdelrahim, K Yoon, S Chintharlapalli, S Papineni, KH Kim, et al. Inactivation of the orphan nuclear receptor NR4A1 (TR3/Nur77) inhibits pancreatic cancer cell and tumor growth. Cancer Research 2010;70(17):6824-6836.
SD Cho*, SO Lee*, S Chintharlapalli, M Abdelrahim, S Khan, K Yoon, AM Kamat, S Safe. Activation of nerve growth factor-induced Bα by methylene-substituted diindolylmethanes in bladder cancer cells induces apoptosis and inhibits tumor growth. Molecular Pharmacology 2010;77(3):396-404 (*equal contribution).
SO Lee, S Chintharlapalli, S Liu, S Papineni, SD Cho, K Yoon, S Safe. p21 expression is induced by activation of nuclear nerve growth factor-induced Bα (NGFI-Bα, Nur77) in pancreatic cancer cells. Molecular Cancer Research 2009;7:1169-1178.