Past Publications

Publications 2017

  • Ng CH, Basil AH, Hang L, Tan R, Goh KL, O'Neill S, Zhang X, Yu F, Lim KL.. (2017) Genetic or pharmacological activation of the Drosophila PGC-1? ortholog spargel rescues the disease phenotypes of genetic models of Parkinson's disease. Neurobiology of Aging 55: 33-37
  • Lim MY and Okamura K. (2017) Switches in Dicer Activity During Oogenesis and Early Development. Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation 63: 325-351. Abstract | URL
  • Mangal S, Sacher J, Kim T, Osorio D, Motegi F, Carvalho AX, Oegema K, and Zanin E. (2017) TPXL-1 Activates Aurora A to Clear Contractile Ring Components from the Polar Cortex during Cytokinesis. Journal of Cell Biology, The DOI: 10.1083/jc: DOI: 10.1083/jc. Abstract | PDF | URL

Publications 2016

  • Shen XY, Ngoh SY, Thevasagayam NM, Prakki SRS, Bhandare P, Tan AWK, Tan GQ, Singh S, Phua NCH, Vij S and Orbán L. (2016) BAC-pool sequencing and analysis confirms growth-associated QTLs in the Asian seabass genome. Scientific Reports 6: 36647. Abstract | PDF | URL
  • Dominado N, La Marca JE, Siddall NA, Heaney J, Tran M, Cai Y, Yu F, Wang H, Somers WG, Quinn LM, Hime GR. (2016) Rbf Regulates Drosophila Spermatogenesis via Control of Somatic Stem and Progenitor Cell Fate in the Larval Testis. Stem Cell Reports 7: 1152-1163. Abstract | PDF | URL
  • Hong Y, Bhatnagar S, Chandrashekharan S. (2016) Biotechnology of Tropical Tree Crops. Plant Tissue Culture: Propagation, Conservation and Crop Improvement 1: 245-295. Abstract | URL

Publications 2015

  • Zhang H and Yu F*. (2015) Mechanisms of Dendrite-Specific Pruning in Drosophila Sensory Neurons.. eLS a0025982: a0025982
  • Xiao L, Xian H, Lee KY, Xiao B, Wang H, Yu F, Shen HM, Liou YC. (2015) Death-associated Protein 3 Regulates Mitochondrial-encoded Protein Synthesis and Mitochondrial Dynamics.. Journal of Biological Chemistry, The 290: 24961-74
  • Chen M, Zhang B, Li C, Kulaveerasingam H, Chew FT, Yu H. (2015) TRANSPARENT TESTA GLABRA 1 regulates the accumulation of seed storage reserves in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology 169: 391–402

Publications 2014

  • Urano D, Colaneri A, Jones AM. (2014) G-alpha modulates salt-induced cellular senescence and cell division in rice and maize. Journal of Experimental Botany 65: 6553-61
  • Fu Y, Lim S, Urano D, Tunc-Ozdemir M, Phan NG, Elston TC, Jones AM. (2014) Reciprocal encoding of signal intensity and duration in a glucose-sensing circuit. Cell 156: 1084-95
  • Urano D, Jones AM. (2014) Heterotrimeric G protein-coupled signaling in plants. Annual Review of Plant Biology 65: 365-84

Publications 2013

  • Urano D, Fu Y, Jones AM. (2013) Activation of an unusual G-protein in the simple protist Trichomonas vaginalis. Cell Cycle 12: 3127-8
  • Bradford W, Buckholz A, Morton J, Price C, Jones AM, Urano D. (2013) Eukaryotic G protein signaling evolved to require G protein-coupled receptors for activation. Science Signaling 6: ra37
  • Urano D, Chen JG, Botella JR, Jones AM. (2013) Heterotrimeric G protein signaling in the plant kingdom. Open Biology 3: 120186

Publications 2012

  • Urano D, Phan N, Jones JC, Yang J, Huang J, Grigston J, Taylor JP, Jones AM. (2012) Endocytosis of the seven-transmembrane RGS1 protein activates G-protein-coupled signalling in Arabidopsis. Nature Cell Biology 14: 1079-88
  • Urano D, Jones JC, Wang H, Matthews M, Bradford W, Bennetzen JL, Jones AM. (2012) G protein activation without a GEF in the plant kingdom. PLoS Genetics 8: e1002756
  • Ong CT, Corces VG. (2012) Enhancers: emerging roles in cell fate specification. EMBO reports 13(5): 423-30

Publications 2011

  • Klopffleisch K, Phan N, Augustin K, Bayne RS, Booker KS, Botella JR, Carpita NC, Carr T, Chen JG, Cooke TR, Frick-Cheng A, Friedman EJ, Fulk B, Hahn MG, Jiang K, Jorda L, Kruppe L, Liu C, Lorek J, McCann MC, Molina A, Moriyama EN, Mukhtar MS, Mudgil Y, Pattathil S, Schwarz J, Seta S, Tan M, Temp U, Trusov Y, Urano D, Welter B, Yang J, Panstruga R, Uhrig JF, Jones AM. (2011) Arabidopsis G-protein interactome reveals connections to cell wall carbohydrates and morphogenesis. Molecular Systems Biology 7: 532
  • Kaster AK, Goenrich M, Seedorf H, Liesegang H, Wollherr A, Gottschalk G and Thauer RK. (2011) More than 200 genes required for methane formation from H2 and CO2 and energy conservation in Methanothermobacter marburgensis and M. thermautotrophicus. Archaea 2011: 973848
  • Prabakaran M, Meng T, He F, Yunrui T, Qiang J, Lin RT, Kwang J. (2011) Subcutaneous immunization with baculovirus surface-displayed hemagglutinin of pandemic H1N1 Influenza A virus induces protective immunity in mice. Clinical Vaccine and Immunology 18(9): 1582-1585

Publications 2010

  • Liesegang H, Kaster AK, Wiezer A, Goenrich M, Wollherr A, Seedorf H, Gottschalk G and Thauer RK. (2010) Complete genome sequence of Methanothermobacter marburgensis, a methanoarchaeon model organism. Journal of Bacteriology 192: 5850-5851
  • Prabakaran M, He F, Meng T, Madhan S, Yunrui T, Jia Q, Kwang J. (2010) Neutralizing epitopes of influenza virus hemagglutinin: target for the development of a universal vaccine against H5N1 lineages. Journal of Virology 84 (22): 11822-11830
  • Prabakaran M, Madhan S, Prabhu N, Qiang J, Kwang J. (2010) Gastrointestinal delivery of baculovirus displaying influenza virus hemagglutinin protects mice against heterologous H5N1 infection. Journal of Virology 84 (7): 3201-3209

Publications 2009

  • Nakata A, Urano D, Fujii-Kuriyama Y, Mizuno N, Tago K, Itoh H. (2009) G-protein signalling negatively regulates the stability of aryl hydrocarbon receptor. EMBO reports 10: 622-8
  • Mahowald MA, Rey FE, Seedorf H, Turnbaugh PJ, Fulton RS, Wollam A, Shah N, Wang C, Magrini V, Wilson RK, Cantarel BL, Coutinho PM, Henrissat B, Crock LW, Russell A, Verberkmoes NC, Hettich RL and Gordon JI. (2009) Characterizing a model human gut microbiota composed of members of its two dominant bacterial phyla. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) 106: 5859-5864
  • Prabakaran M, Prabhu N, He F, Hongliang Q, Ho HT, Qiang J, Meng T, Goutama M, Kwang J. (2009) Combination therapy using chimeric monoclonal antibodies protects mice from lethal H5N1 infection and prevents formation of escape mutants. PLoS One 4 (5): e5672

Publications 2008

  • Urano D, Itoh H. (2008) Heterotrimeric G protein (in Japanese). Nihon Yakurigaku Zasshi 132: 121-3
  • Urano D, Nakata A, Mizuno N, Tago K, Itoh H. (2008) Domain-domain interaction of P-Rex1 is essential for the activation and inhibition by G protein subunits and PKA. Cellular Signalling 20: 1545-54
  • Thauer RK, Kaster AK, Seedorf H, Buckel W and Hedderich R. (2008) Methanogenic archaea: ecologically relevant differences in energy conservation. Nature Reviews Microbiology 6: 579-591