Melnick M, Jaskoll T, Slavkin HC: Corticosteroid-induced cleft lip in mice: a teratologic, topographic, and histologic investigation. Am J Med Genet 1981, 10:333-350.

Myrianthopoulos NC, Melnick M: Studies in neural tube defects. I. Epidemiologic and etiologic aspects. Am J Med Genet 1987, 26:783-796.

Melnick M, Myrianthopoulos NC: Studies in neural tube defects. II. Pathologic findings in a prospectively collected series of anencephalics. Am J Med Genet 1987, 26:797-810.

Jaskoll T, Greenberg G, Melnick M: Neural tube and neural crest: a new view with time-lapse high-definition photomicroscopy. Am J Med Genet 1991, 41:333-345.

Marazita ML, Hu D-N, Spencet MA, Liu Y-E, Melnick M: Cleft Lip With or Without Cleft Palate in Shanghai, China:Evidence for an Autosomal Major Locus. Am J Hum Genet 1992, 51:648-653.

Nemana LJ, Marazita ML, Melnick M: Genetic Analysis of Cleft Lip With or Without Cleft Palate in Madras, India. Am J Med Genet 1992, 42:5-9.

van Straaten HW, Jaskoll T, Rousseau AM, Terwindt-Rouwenhorst EA, Greenberg G, Shankar K, Melnick M: Raphe of the posterior neural tube in the chick embryo: its closure and reopening as studied in living embryos with a high definition light microscope. Dev Dyn 1993, 198:65-76.

Shankar KR, Chuong CM, Jaskoll T, Melnick M: Effect of in ovo retinoic acid exposure on forebrain neural crest: in vitro analysis reveals up-regulation of N-CAM and loss of mesenchymal phenotype. Dev Dyn 1994, 200:89-102.

Jaskoll T, Choy HA, Chen H, Melnick M: Developmental Expression and CORT-Regulation of TGF-P and EGF Receptor mRNA During Mouse Palatal Morphogenesis: Correlation Between CORT-Induced Cleft Palate and TGF-P2 mRNA Expression. Teratology 1996, 54:34-44.

Melnick M, Marazita ML: Neural tube defects, methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase mutation, and north/south dietary differences in China. Craniofac Genet Dev Biol 1998, 18:233-235.

Melnick M, Chen H, Buckley S, Warburton D, Jaskoll T: Insulin-Like Growth Factor II Receptor, Transforming Growth Factor-b, and Cdk4 Expression and the Developmental Epigenetics of Mouse Palate Morphogenesis and Dysmorphogenesis. Dev Dyn 1998, 211:11-25.

Jaskoll T, Chen H, Denny PC, Denny PA, Melnick M: Mouse submandibular gland mucin: embryo-specific mRNA and protein species. Mech Dev 1998, 74:179-183.

Jaskoll T, Melnick M: Submandibular Gland Morphogenesis: Stage-Specific Expression of TGF-a/EGF, IGF, TGF-b, TNF, and IL-6 Signal Transduction in Normal Embryonic Mice and the Phenotypic Effects of TGF-b2, TGF-b3, and EGF-R Null Mutations. Anat Rec 1999, 256:252-268.

Melnick M, Chen H, Zhou Y, Jaskoll T: Thrombospondin-2 gene expression and protein localization during embryonic mouse palate development. Arch Oral Biol 2000, 45:19-25.

Melnick M, Jaskoll T: Mouse Submandibular Gland Morphogenesis: a Paradigm for Embryonic Signal Processing. Crit Rev Oral Biol Med 2000, 11:119-215.

Melnick M, Chen H, Zhou Y, Jaskoll T: Embryonic mouse submandibular salivary gland morphogenesis and the TNF/TNF-R1 signal transduction pathway. Anat Rec 2001a, 262:318-330.

Melnick M, Chen H, Zhou YM, Jaskoll T: Interleukin-6 signaling and embryonic mouse submandibular salivary gland morphogenesis. Cells Tissues Organs 2001b, 168:233-245.

Jaskoll T, Chen H, Min Zhou Y, Wu D, Melnick M: Developmental expression of survivin during embryonic submandibular salivary gland development. BMC Dev Biol 2001, 1:5.

Melnick M, Chen H, Zhou Y, Jaskoll T: An alternatively spliced Muc10 glycoprotein ligand for putative L-selectin binding during mouse embryonic submandibular gland morphogenesis. Arch Oral Biol 2001c, 46:745-757.

Melnick M, Chen H, Min Zhou Y, Jaskoll T: The functional genomic response of developing embryonic submandibular glands to NF-kappa B inhibition. BMC Dev Biol 2001d, 1:15.

Jaskoll T, Zhou YM, Chai Y, Makarenkova HP, Collinson JM, West JD, Hajihosseini MK, Lee J, Melnick M: Embryonic submandibular gland morphogenesis: stage-specific protein localization of FGFs, BMPs, Pax6 and Pax9 in normal mice and abnormal SMG phenotypes in FgfR2-IIIc(+/Delta), BMP7(-/-) and Pax6(-/-) mice. Cells Tissues Organs 2002, 170 83-98.

Melnick M, Jaskoll T: Molecular studies of facial clefting: from mouse to man. In Understanding Craniofacial Anomalies: The Etiopathogenesis of Craniosynostoses and Facial Clefting. Edited by Mooney MP, Siegel MI. New York: Wiley-Liss Inc.; 2002.

Neiswanger K, Cooper ME, Weinberg SM, Flodman P, Keglovits AB, Liu Y, Hu D-N, Melnick M, Spence MA, Marazita ML: Cleft lip with or without cleft palate and dermatoglyphic asymmetry: evaluation of a Chinese population. Orthod Craniofacial Res 2002, 5:140-146.

Jaskoll T, Zhou YM, Trump G, Melnick M: Ectodysplasin receptor-mediated signaling is essential for embryonic submandibular salivary gland development. Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 2003, 271:322-331.

Jaskoll T, Melnick M: Embryonic salivary gland branching and morphogenesis. In Branching Morphogenesis. Edited by Davies J. New York: Landes Bioscience/Eurekah and Springer Science + Business Media Inc.; 2004.

Jaskoll T, Leo T, Witcher D, Ormestad M, Astorga J, Bringas P Jr, Carlsson P, Melnick M: Sonic hedgehog signaling plays an essential role during embryonic salivary gland epithelial branching morphogenesis. Dev Dyn 2004a, 229:722-732.

Jaskoll T, Witcher D, Toreno L, Bringas P, Moon AM, Melnick M: FGF8 dose-dependent regulation of embryonic submandibular salivary gland morphogenesis. Dev Biol 2004b, 268:457-469.

Jaskoll T, Abichaker G, Witcher D, Sala FG, Bellusci S, Hajihosseini MK, Melnick M: FGF10/FGFR2b signaling plays essential roles during in vivo embryonic submandibular salivary gland morphogenesis. BMC Dev Biol 2005, 5:11.

Melnick M, Witcher D, Bringas P Jr, Carlsson P, Jaskoll T: Meckel's cartilage differentiation is dependent on hedgehog signaling. Cells Tissues Organs 2005, 179:146-157.

Neiswanger K, Cooper ME, Liu Y-E, HU D-N, Melnick M, Weinberg SM, Marazita ML: Bilateral Asymmetry in Chinese Families With Cleft Lip With or Without Cleft Palate. Cleft Palate–Craniofacial Journal 2005, 42:192-196.

Melnick M, Petryk A, Abichaker G, Witcher D, Person AD, Jaskoll T: Embryonic salivary gland dysmorphogenesis in Twisted gastrulation deficient mice. Arch Oral Biol 2006a, 51:433-438.

Melnick M, Mocarski ES, Abichaker G, Huang J, Jaskoll T: Cytomegalovirus-induced embryopathology: mouse submandibular salivary gland epithelial-mesenchymal ontogeny as a model. BMC Dev Biol 2006b, 6:42.

Jaskoll T, Abichaker G, Jangaard N, Bringas P Jr, Melnick M: Cytomegalovirus inhibition of embryonic mouse tooth development: a model of the human amelogenesis imperfecta phenocopy. Arch Oral Biol 2008a, 53:405-415.

Jaskoll T, Abichaker G, Sedghizadeh PP, Bringas P Jr, Melnick M: Cytomegalovirus induces abnormal chondrogenesis and osteogenesis during embryonic mandibular development. BMC Dev Biol 2008b, 8:33.

Melnick M , Phair RD , Lapidot SA, Jaskoll T: Salivary gland branching morphogenesis: a quantitative systems analysis of the Eda/Edar/NFkappaB paradigm. BMC Dev Biol 2009, 9:32

Jaskoll T, Abichaker G, Htet K, Bringas P, Morita S, Sedghizadeh PP, Melnick M: Cytomegalovirus Induces Stage-Dependent Enamel Defects and Misexpression of Amelogenin, Enamelin and Dentin Sialophosphoprotein in Developing Mouse Molars. Cells Tissues Organs 2010, 192:221-239

Jaskoll T, Htet K, Abichaker G, Kaye FJ, Melnick M: CRTC1 expression during normal and abnormal salivary gland development supports a precursor cell origin for mucoepidermoid cancer. Gene Expression Patterns 2011, 11: 57-63

Melnick M, Abichaker G, Htet K, Sedghizadeh P, Jaskoll T: Small molecule inhibitors of the host cell COX/AREG/EGFR/ERK pathway attenuate cytomegalovirus-induced pathogenesis.Experimental and Molecular Pathology 2011, 91: 400-410

Melnick M, Sedghizadeh PP, Allen CM, Jaskoll T: Human cytomegalovirus and mucoepidermoid carcinoma of salivary glands:Cell-specific localization of active viral and oncogenic signaling proteins is confirmatory of a causal relationship. Experimental and Molecular Pathology 2012, 92: 118-125

Melnick M, Deluca KA, Sedghizadeh PP, Jaskoll T:. Cytomegalovirus-induced salivary gland pathology: AREG, FGF8, TNF-α, and IL-6 signal dysregulation and neoplasia. Exp Mol Pathol 2013, 94: 386-397.

Melnick M, Sedghizadeh PP, Deluca KA, Jaskoll T: Cytomegalovirus-induced salivary gland pathology: resistance to kinase inhibitors of the upregulated host cell EGFR/ERK pathway is associated with CMV-dependent stromal overexpression of IL-6 and fibronectin. Herpesviridae 2013, 4: 1.

Melnick M, Jaskoll T: An in vitro mouse model of congenital cytomegalovirus-induced pathogenesis of the inner ear cochlea. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 2013, 97: 69-78.

Melnick M, Deluca KA, Jaskoll T. 2014. CMV-induced pathology: pathway and gene-gene interaction analysis.Exp Mol Pathol 97:154–165.

Melnick, M. and Jaskoll, T. (2015), CMV-induced embryonic mouse organ of corti dysplasia: Network architecture of dysfunctional lateral inhibition. Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 103: 573–582.
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