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Relative contribution of LFA-1 and Mac-1 to neutrophil adhesion and migration.
To differentiate the unique and overlapping functions of LFA-1 and Mac-1, LFA-1-deficient mice were developed by targeted homologous recombination in embryonic stem cells, and neutrophil function was… Expand
VirE2, a Type IV secretion substrate, interacts with the VirD4 transfer protein at cell poles of Agrobacterium tumefaciens
Agrobacterium tumefaciens transfers oncogenic DNA and effector proteins to plant cells during the course of infection. Substrate translocation across the bacterial cell envelope is mediated by a type… Expand
The PI3K/AKT Pathway and Renal Cell Carcinoma.
- Huifang Guo, P. German, +8 authors Z. Ding
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of genetics and genomics = Yi chuan xue…
- 20 July 2015
The phosphatidylinositol 3 kinase (PI3K)/AKT pathway is genetically targeted in more pathway components and in more tumor types than any other growth factor signaling pathway, and thus is frequently… Expand
Vimentin is a novel AKT1 target mediating motility and invasion
The PI3K/AKT signaling pathway is aberrant in a wide variety of cancers. Downstream effectors of AKT are involved in survival, growth and metabolic-related pathways. In contrast, contradictory data… Expand
The outs and ins of bacterial type IV secretion substrates.
Bacteria use type IV secretion systems (T4SS) to translocate macromolecular substrates destined for bacterial, plant or human target cells. The T4SS are medically important, contributing to… Expand
Resistance to Antiangiogenic Therapy Is Associated with an Immunosuppressive Tumor Microenvironment in Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma
Therapeutic PD-1/PD-L1 blockade requires preexisting tumor-infiltrating T cells. In a subset of metastatic RCC patients, antiangiogenic therapy increased T-cell infiltration and PD-L1 upregulation,… Expand
Phylogenetic and Pathogenic Analyses Show That the Causal Agent of Apple Ring Rot in China Is Botryosphaeria dothidea.
Apple ring rot and Botryosphaeria canker are severe diseases affecting apple production in China, but there is confusion regarding which pathogens cause these diseases and their similarity to other… Expand
Agrobacterium tumefaciens twin-arginine-dependent translocation is important for virulence, flagellation, and chemotaxis but not type IV secretion.
This study characterized the contribution of the twin-arginine translocation (TAT) pathway to growth, motility, and virulence of the phytopathogen Agrobacterium tumefaciens. In contrast to wild-type… Expand
A novel cytology-based, two-hybrid screen for bacteria applied to protein-protein interaction studies of a type IV secretion system.
- Z. Ding, Z. Zhao, Simon Jakubowski, A. Krishnamohan, W. Margolin, P. Christie
- Medicine, Biology
- Journal of bacteriology
- 15 October 2002
DivIVA of Bacillus subtilis and FtsZ of Escherichia coli were used to target heterologous protein complexes to cell division sites of E. coli and Agrobacterium tumefaciens. DivIVA and FtsZ that were… Expand
A retrovirus-based protein complementation assay screen reveals functional AKT1-binding partners
- Z. Ding, Jiyong Liang, +4 authors G. Mills
- Biology, Medicine
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- 10 October 2006
We developed a retrovirus-based protein-fragment complementation assay (RePCA) screen to identify protein–protein interactions in mammalian cells. In RePCA, bait protein is fused to one fragment of a… Expand