Special Researcher/Tenure-track Associate Professor
Y.Liu, E. Holmstrom, et. al. Incorporation of isotopic, fluorescent, and heavy-atom-modified nucleotides into RNAs by position-selective labeling of RNA. Nature Protocols (2018) 13: 987-1005.
Stagno, J., Y.Liu, et. al. Structures of riboswitch RNA reaction states by mix-and-inject XFEL serial crystallography. Nature (2017) 541: 242-246.
Y. Liu, E. Holmstrom, et. al. Synthesis and applications of RNAs with position-selective labeling and mosaic composition. Nature (2015), 522: 368-372.
Related Highlights: A machine to manage modifications, Nature Methods (2015), 12: 598-599.
X. Fang, et. al., Y. Liu, et. al. An unusual topological structure of the HIV-1 Rev response element. Cell (2013), 155: 594-605.
Lin Wu, Zhijun Liu, and Yu Liu. Thermal adaptation of structural dynamics and regulatory function of adenine riboswitch. RNA Biology (2021) 18: 2007-2015.
Lin Wu, Dian Chen, Jineyu Ding, and Yu Liu. A transient conformation facilitates ligand binding to the adenine riboswitch. iScience (2021) 103512: 1-11.
Yanyan Xue and Yu Liu. Incorporation of a FRET Pair into a Riboswitch RNA to Measure Mg2+ Concentration and RNA Conformational Change in Cell. International Journal of Molecular Sciences (2022) 23: 1493.
S. Wang, D. Chen, L. Gao, and Y. Liu. Short Oligonucleotides Facilitate Co-transcriptional Labeling of RNA at Specific Positions. JACS (2022).