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Molecular mechanism of disease-related neurodevelopment;

Regulatory mechanism of focal adhesions dynamic

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1. Xu Y., et al. (2018) Structural analysis of HTL and D14 proteins reveals the basis for ligand selectivity in Striga. Nat. commun. 9: 3947.

2. Xu Y., et al. (2017) Studies on the regulatory mechanism of isocitrate dehydrogenase 2 using acetylation mimics. Sci. Rep. 7: 9785.

3. Xu Y., et al. (2016) Structural basis of unique ligand specificity of KAI2-like protein from parasitic weed Striga hermonthica. Sci. Rep. 6: 31386.

4.Nosaki S., Miyakawa T., Xu Y., et al. (2018) Structural basis for brassinosteroid response by BIL1/BZR1. Nat. plants 4:771-776.

5.Takeuchi J., Jiang K., Hirabayashi K., Imamura Y., Wu Y., Xu Y., et al. (2018) Rationally designed strigolactone analogs as antagonists of the D14 receptor. Plant Cell Physiol. 59:1545-1554.

6.Nakamura H., Hirabayashi K., Miyakawa T., Kikuzato K., Hu W., Xu Y., et al. (2018) Triazole ureas covalently bind to strigolactone receptor and antagonize strigolactone responses. Mol. Plants 12(1):44-58.

7.Kanno H., Xu Y., et al. (2018) BC-box motif-mediated neuronal differentiation of somatic stem cells. Int J Mol Sci 19: 466.

8.Mizutani H., Sugawara H., Buckle A., Sangawa T., Miyazono K., Ohtsuka J., Nagata K., Shojima T., Nosaki S., Xu Y., et al. (2017) REFOLDdb: A new and sustainable gateway to experimental protocols for protein folding. BMC Struct. Biol. 17: 4.

9. Qian B., Xing M., Cui L., Deng Y., Xu Y., et al. (2011) Antioxidant, antihypertensive, and immunomodulatory activities of peptide fractions from fermented skim milk with Lactobacillus delbrueckii ssp. bulgaricus LB340. J. Dairy Res. 78: 72-79.

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