Publications

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  • Morin, B., Liang, B., Gardner, E., Ross, R.A., & Whelan, S.P. (2017). An In Vitro RNA Synthesis Assay for Rabies Virus Defines Ribonucleoprotein Interactions Critical for Polymerase Activity. J Virol 91; PMC5165209. [Link to PDF]
  • Kahle, K.T., Flores, B., Bharucha-Goebel, D., Zhang, J., Donkervoort, S., Hegde, M., Hussain, G., Duran, D., Liang, B., Sun, D., Bonnemann, C.G., & Delpire, E. (2016). Peripheral motor neuropathy is associated with defective kinase regulation of the KCC3 cotransporter. Sci Signal 9, ra77; PMC5506493. [Link to PDF]
  • Liang, B., Li, Z., Jenni, S., Rahmeh, A.A., Morin, B.M., Grant, T., Grigorieff, N., Harrison, S.C., & Whelan, S.P.J. (2015). Structure of the L Protein of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus from Electron Cryomicroscopy. Cell 162, 314-27; PMC4557768. [Link to PDF]
  • Merner, N.D., Chandler, M.R., Bourassa, C., Liang, B., Khanna, A.R., Dion, P., Rouleau, G.A., & Kahle, K.T. (2015). Regulatory domain or CpG site variation in SLC12A5, encoding the chloride transporter KCC2, in human autism and schizophrenia. Front Cell Neurosci 9, 386; PMC4600830. [Link to PDF]
  • Kahle, K.T., Merner, N.D., Friedel, P., Silayeva, L., Liang, B., Khanna, A., Shang, Y., Lachance-Touchette, P., Bourassa, C., Levert, A., Dion, P.A., Walcott, B., Spiegelman, D., Dionne-Laporte, A., Hodgkinson, A., Awadalla, P., Nikbakht, H., Majewski, J., Cossette, P., Deeb, T.Z., Moss, S.J., Medina, I., & Rouleau, G.A. (2014). Genetically encoded impairment of neuronal KCC2 cotransporter function in human idiopathic generalized epilepsy. EMBO Rep 15, 766-74; PMC4196980. [Link to PDF]
  • Kahle, K.T., Deeb, T.Z., Puskarjov, M., Silayeva, L., Liang, B., Kaila, K., & Moss, S.J. (2013). Modulation of neuronal activity by phosphorylation of the K-Cl cotransporter KCC2. Trends Neurosci 36, 726-37; PMC4381966. [Link to PDF]
  • Rahmeh, A.A., Morin, B., Schenk, A.D., Liang, B., Heinrich, B.S., Brusic, V., Walz, T., & Whelan, S.P. (2012). Critical phosphoprotein elements that regulate polymerase architecture and function in vesicular stomatitis virus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109, 14628-33; PMC3437890. [Link to PDF]
  • Zhou, J., Liang, B., & Li, H. (2011). Structural and functional evidence of high specificity of Cbf5 for ACA trinucleotide. RNA 17, 244-50; PMC3022274. [Link to PDF]
  • Liang, B., & Li, H. (2011). Structures of ribonucleoprotein particle modification enzymes. Q Rev Biophys 44, 95-122; PMC5193010. [Link to PDF]
  • Zhou, J., Lv, C., Liang, B., Chen, M., Yang, W., & Li, H. (2010). Glycosidic bond conformation preference plays a pivotal role in catalysis of RNA pseudouridylation: a combined simulation and structural study. J Mol Biol 401, 690-5; PMC2938745. [Link to PDF]
  • Rahmeh, A.A., Schenk, A.D., Danek, E.I., Kranzusch, P.J., Liang, B., Walz, T., & Whelan, S.P. (2010). Molecular architecture of the vesicular stomatitis virus RNA polymerase. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107, 20075-80; PMC2993402. [Link to PDF]
  • Zhou, J., Liang, B., & Li, H. (2010). Functional and structural impact of target uridine substitutions on the H/ACA ribonucleoprotein particle pseudouridine synthase. Biochemistry 49, 6276-81; PMC2928259. [Link to PDF]
  • Liang, B., Zhou, J., Kahen, E., Terns, R.M., Terns, M.P., & Li, H. (2009). Structure of a functional ribonucleoprotein pseudouridine synthase bound to a substrate RNA. Nat Struct Mol Biol 16, 740-6; PMC5706466. [Link to PDF]
  • Liang, B., Kahen, E.J., Calvin, K., Zhou, J., Blanco, M., & Li, H. (2008). Long-distance placement of substrate RNA by H/ACA proteins. RNA 14, 2086-94; PMC2553744. [Link to PDF]
  • Liang, B., Xue, S., Terns, R.M., Terns, M.P., & Li, H. (2007). Substrate RNA positioning in the archaeal H/ACA ribonucleoprotein complex. Nat Struct Mol Biol 14, 1189-95. [Link to PDF]
  • Rashid, R., Liang, B., Baker, D.L., Youssef, O.A., He, Y., Phipps, K., Terns, R.M., Terns, M.P., & Li, H. (2006). Crystal structure of a Cbf5-Nop10-Gar1 complex and implications in RNA-guided pseudouridylation and dyskeratosis congenita. Mol Cell 21, 249-60. [Link to PDF]