Ying Gu

Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Ying Gu

Research Summary

Mechanism of cellulose biosynthesis in higher plants. Genetic modification of plant cell wall to scale-up biofuel production.

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Cellulose Synthase Cellulose Arabidopsis Microtubules Proteins Endocytosis Clathrin Cells Plant Cells Cell Membrane Acids Cell Wall Spectroscopy Plasma Membrane Growth Mutants Biosynthesis Mechanistic Target Of Rapamycin Complex 1 Phosphorylation Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Protein Arginine Deiminases Tor Serine Threonine Kinases Polysaccharides Adaptor Protein Complex 2 Protein Arginine Deiminase

Most Recent Papers

Distinguishing Mesoscale Polar Order (Unidirectional vs Bidirectional) of Cellulose Microfibrils in Plant Cell Walls Using Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy

Mohamadamin Makarem, Yoshiharu Nishiyama, Xiaoran Xin, Daniel M. Durachko, Ying Gu, Daniel J. Cosgrove, Seong H. Kim, 2020, Journal of Physical Chemistry B on p. 8071-8081

Cellulose synthase interactive1- and microtubule-dependent cell wall architecture is required for acid growth in Arabidopsis hypocotyls

Xiaoran Xin, Lei Lei, Yunzhen Zheng, Tian Zhang, Sai Venkatesh Pingali, Hugh O'neill, Daniel J. Cosgrove, Shundai Li, Ying Gu, Bruno Moulia, 2020, Journal of Experimental Botany on p. 2982-2994

Impact of acidic pH on plant cell wall polysaccharide structure and dynamics

Pyae Phyo, Ying Gu, Mei Hong, 2019, Cellulose on p. 291-304

CSI1, PATROL1, and exocyst complex cooperate in delivery of cellulose synthase complexes to the plasma membrane

Xiaoyu Zhu, Shundai Li, Songqin Pan, Xiaoran Xin, Ying Gu, 2018, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. E3578-E3587

Cellulose synthase complexes act in a concerted fashion to synthesize highly aggregated cellulose in secondary cell walls of plants

Shundai Li, Logan Bashline, Yunzhen Zheng, Xiaoran Xin, Shixin Huang, Zhaosheng Kong, Seong H. Kim, Daniel J. Cosgrove, Ying Gu, 2016, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 11348-11353

Differential regulation of clathrin and its adaptor proteins during membrane recruitment for endocytosis

Chao Wang, Tianwei Hu, Xu Yan, Tingting Meng, Yutong Wang, Qingmei Wang, Xiaoyue Zhang, Ying Gu, Clara Sánchez-Rodríguez, Astrid Gadeyne, Jinxing Lin, Staffan Persson, Daniël van Damme, Chuanyou Li, Sebastian Y. Bednarek, Jianwei Pan, 2016, Plant Physiology on p. 215-229

The TWD40-2 protein and the AP2 complex cooperate in the clathrin-mediated endocytosis of cellulose synthase to regulate cellulose biosynthesis

Logan Bashline, Shundai Li, Xiaoyu Zhu, Ying Gu, 2015, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 12870-12875

Cellulose synthase interactive1 Is required for fast recycling of cellulose synthase complexes to the plasma membrane in arabidopsis

Lei Lei, Abhishek Singh, Logan Bashline, Shundai Li, Yaroslava G. Yingling, Ying Gua, 2015, Plant Cell on p. 2926-2940

Using the split-ubiquitin yeast two-hybrid system to test protein–protein interactions of transmembrane proteins

Logan Bashline, Ying Gu, 2015, Methods in Molecular Biology on p. 143-158

ATF4 gene network mediates cellular response to the anticancer PAD inhibitor YW3-56 in triple-negative breast cancer cells

Shu Wang, Xiangyun Amy Chen, Jing Hu, Jian Kang Jiang, Yunfei Li, Ka Yim Chan-Salis, Ying Gu, Gong Chen, Craig Thomas, B. Franklin Pugh, Yanming Wang, 2015, Molecular Cancer Therapeutics on p. 877-888

Most-Cited Papers

Cellulose synthase interactive protein 1 (CSI1) links microtubules and cellulose synthase complexes

Shundai Li, Lei Lei, Chris R. Somerville, Ying Gu, 2012, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 185-190

Anticancer peptidylarginine deiminase (PAD) inhibitors regulate the autophagy flux and the mammalian target of rapamycin complex 1 activity

Yuji Wang, Pingxin Li, Shu Wang, Jing Hu, Xiangyun Amy Chen, Jianhui Wu, Megan Fisher, Kira Oshaben, Na Zhao, Ying Gu, Dong Wang, Gong Chen, Yanming Wang, 2012, Journal of Biological Chemistry on p. 25941-25953

The endocytosis of cellulose synthase in arabidopsis is dependent on μ2, a clathrin-mediated endocytosis adaptin

Logan Bashline, Shundai Li, Charles T. Anderson, Lei Lei, Ying Gu, 2013, Plant Physiology on p. 150-160

AtPRK2 promotes ROP1 activation via RopGEFs in the control of polarized pollen tube growth

Fang Chang, Ying Gu, Hong Ma, Zhenbiao Yang, 2013, Molecular Plant on p. 1187-1201

Complexes with mixed primary and secondary cellulose synthases are functional in Arabidopsis plants

Andrew Carroll, Nasim Mansoori, Shundai Li, Lei Lei, Samantha Vernhettes, Richard G.F. Visser, Chris Somerville, Ying Gu, Luisa M. Trindade, 2012, Plant Physiology on p. 726-737

The jiaoyao1 mutant is an allele of korrigan1 that abolishes endoglucanase activity and affects the organization of both cellulose microfibrils and microtubules in Arabidopsis

Lei Lei, Tian Zhang, Richard Strasser, Christopher M. Lee, Martine Gonneau, Lukas Mach, Samantha Vernhettes, Seong Kim, Daniel J. Cosgrove, Shundai Li, Ying Gu, 2014, Plant Cell on p. 2601-2616

Cellulose synthase complexes act in a concerted fashion to synthesize highly aggregated cellulose in secondary cell walls of plants

Shundai Li, Logan Bashline, Yunzhen Zheng, Xiaoran Xin, Shixin Huang, Zhaosheng Kong, Seong H. Kim, Daniel J. Cosgrove, Ying Gu, 2016, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 11348-11353

Indaziflam Herbicidal Action

Chad Brabham, Lei Lei, Ying Gu, Jozsef Stork, Michael Barrett, Seth De Bolt, 2014, Plant Physiology on p. 1177-1185

The TWD40-2 protein and the AP2 complex cooperate in the clathrin-mediated endocytosis of cellulose synthase to regulate cellulose biosynthesis

Logan Bashline, Shundai Li, Xiaoyu Zhu, Ying Gu, 2015, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 12870-12875

CELLULOSE SYNTHASE INTERACTIVE3 regulates cellulose biosynthesis in both a microtubule-dependent and microtubule-independent manner in arabidopsis

Lei Lei, Shundai Li, Juan Du, Logan Bashline, Ying Gu, 2013, Plant Cell on p. 4912-4923