Recent Publications

Buehl CJ, Deng X, Luo J, Buranasudja V, Hazbun T, Kuo MH. “A Failsafe for Sensing Chromatid Tension in Mitosis with the Histone H3 Tail in <i>Saccharomyces cerevisiae</i>.” Genetics. (2017) Dec 14;. doi: 10.1534/genetics.117.300606

Luo J, Deng X, Buehl C, Xu X, Kuo MH. “Identification of Tension Sensing Motif of Histone H3 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Its Regulation by Histone Modifying Enzymes.” Genetics. (2016) Sep 26;. doi:10.1534/genetics.116.192443

Li X, Handee W, Kuo MH. “The slim, the fat, and the obese: guess who lives the longest?” Curr Genet. (2016) May 26. doi:10.1007/s00294-016-0617-z

Handee W, Li X, Hall KW, Deng X, Li P, Benning C, Williams BL, Kuo MH. “An Energy-Independent Pro-longevity Function of Triacylglycerol in Yeast.” PLoS Genet. (2016) Feb;12(2):e1005878. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1005878

Sui D, Liu M, Kuo MH. “In vitro aggregation assays using hyperphosphorylated tau protein.” J Vis Exp. (2015) Jan 2;(95):e51537. doi:10.3791/51537

Sui D, Xu X, Ye X, Liu M, Mianecki M, Rattanasinchai C, Buehl C, Deng X, Kuo MH. “Protein interaction module-assisted function X (PIMAX) approach to producing challenging proteins including hyperphosphorylated tau and active CDK5/p25 kinase complex.” Mol Cell Proteomics. (2015) Jan;14(1):251-62. doi:10.1074/mcp.O114.044412

Buehl CJ, Deng X, Liu M, Hovde S, Xu X, Kuo MH. “Resolving acetylated and phosphorylated proteins by neutral urea Triton-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis: NUT-PAGE.” Biotechniques. (2014) Aug;57(2):72-80.

Tan YJ, Sui D, Wang WH, Kuo MH, Reid GE, Bruening ML. “Phosphopeptide enrichment with TiO2-modified membranes and investigation of tau protein phosphorylation.” Anal Chem. (2013) Jun 18;85(12):5699-706. doi:10.1021/ac400198n

Vieler A, Wu G, Tsai CH, Bullard B, Cornish AJ, Harvey C, Reca IB, Thornburg C, Achawanantakun R, Buehl CJ, Campbell MS, Cavalier D, Childs KL, Clark TJ, Deshpande R, Erickson E, Armenia Ferguson A, Handee W, Kong Q, Li X, Liu B, Lundback S, Peng C, Roston RL, Sanjaya, Simpson JP, Terbush A, Warakanont J, Zäuner S, Farre EM, Hegg EL, Jiang N, Kuo MH, Lu Y, Niyogi KK, Ohlrogge J, Osteryoung KW, Shachar-Hill Y, Sears BB, Sun Y, Takahashi H, Yandell M, Shiu SH, Benning C.  "Genome, functional gene annotation, and nuclear transformation of the heterokont oleaginous alga Nannochloropsis oceanica CCMP1779." PLoS Genet. (2012): e003064 doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1003064.

Li X, Moellering ER, Liu B, Johnny C, Fedewa M, Sears BB, Kuo MH, Benning C. “A Galactoglycerolipid Lipase Is Required for Triacylglycerol Accumulation and Survival Following Nitrogen Deprivation in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.” Plant Cell 24.11 (2012): 4670-86.  doi:10.1105/tpc.112.105106.

Miller R, Wu G, Deshpande RR, Vieler A, Gartner K, Li X, Moellering ER, Zauner S, Cornish AJ, Liu B, Bullard B, Sears BB, Kuo MH, Hegg EL, Shachar-Hill Y, Shiu SH, Benning C. “Changes in Transcript Abundance in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii following Nitrogen Deprivation Predict Diversion of Metabolism.” PLANT PHYSIOLOGY 154.4 (2010): 1737-52. doi:10.1104/pp.110.165159.

Luo J, Xu X, Hall H, Hyland EM, Boeke JD, Hazbun T, Kuo MH. “Histone H3 Exerts a Key Function in Mitotic Checkpoint Control.” Molecular and Cellular Biology 30.2 (2009): 537-49. doi:10.1128/MCB.00980-09.

Liu Y, Xu X, Kuo MH. “Snf1p Regulates Gcn5p Transcriptional Activity by Antagonizing Spt3p.” Genetics 184.1 (2010): 91-105.  doi:10.1534/genetics.109.110957.

Kuo MH, Xu X, Bolck HA, Guo D. “Functional connection between histone acetyltransferase Gcn5p and methyltransferase Hmt1p.” Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Gene Regulatory Mechanisms 1789.5 (2009): 395-402.  doi:10.1016/j.bbagrm.2009.03.004.

Luo J, Kuo MH. "Linking nutrient metabolism to epigenetics." Cell Science Reviews (2009): 6:49-54. Link to pdf

Lee DY “Histone H3 Lysine 9 Methyltransferase G9a Is a Transcriptional Coactivator for Nuclear Receptors.” Journal of Biological Chemistry 281.13 (2006): 8476-85. doi:10.1074/jbc.M511093200.

Liu Y, Xu X, Singh-Rodriguez S, Zhao Y, Kuo MH. “Histone H3 Ser10 Phosphorylation-Independent Function of Snf1 and Reg1 Proteins Rescues a gcn5- Mutant in HIS3 Expression.” Molecular and Cellular Biology 25.23 (2005): 10566-79. doi:10.1128/MCB.25.23.10566-10579.2005.