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◆Structure study of the skeletal/cardiac muscle Excitation-Contraction coupling.


◆In vivo structure determination of mitochondria in chronic/acute heart disease cells.


◆Helical structure determination of biological assemblies.

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1. Liu C., Fan G., Wang Z., Chen H., Yin C.,(2017) Allosteric conformational changes of human HBV core protein transform its assembly., Scientific Reports, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-01568-9.

2. Liu C., Perilla J., Ning J., Lu M., Hou G., Ramalho R., Himes B., Zhao G., Bedwell G., Byeon I., Ahn J., Gronenborn A., Prevelige P., Rousso I, Polenova T., Schulten K., Zhang P. (2016) Cyclophilin A Stabilizes HIV-1 Capsid through a Novel Non-canonical Binding Site. Nature Communications: 7:10714, DOI:10.1038

3. Tillman T.S., Alvarez F.J., Reinert N.J., Liu C., Wang D., Xu Y., Xiao K., Zhang P. and Tang P. (2016) Functional Human α7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor (nAChR) Generated from E. coli. J Biol Chem. Pii: jbc.M116.729970.

4. Lu J, Liu C, Wang P, Ghazwani M, Xu J, Ma X, Zhang P, Li S., (2015) The self-assembling camptothecin-tocopherol prodrug: An effective approach for formulating camptothecin.Biomaterials. Sep: 62:176-87

5. Zhang K. Ezemaduka A., Wang Z.,Hu H., Shi X., Liu C., Lu X., Fu X., Chang Z.& Yin C.,(2015),A Novel Mechanism for Small Heat Shock Proteins to Function as Molecular Chaperones; Scientific Reports:8811

6. Saini S.G., Liu C., Zhang P. and Lee T.H. (2014). Membrane Tethering by the Atlastin GTPase Depends on GTP Hydrolysis But Not on Forming the crossover Configuration.Mol Biol Cell 25(24):3942-53

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