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Yule Liu

Yule Liu


Research Area

1) Signal transduction and regulation of plant immunity

2) Molecular basis of plant viral pathogenesis

3) Plant autophagy



Selected Publications

1.    Liu N, Xie K, Jia Q, Zhao J, Chen T, Li H, Wei X, Diao X, Hong Y and Liu Y*, Foxtail Mosaic Virus-Induced Gene Silencing in Monocot Plants, Plant Physiology, 2016 May 25. pii: pp.00010.2016

2.    Jia Q, Liu N, Xie K, Dai Y, Han S, Zhao X, Qian L, Wang Y, Zhao J, Gorovits R, Xie D, Hong Y and Liu Y*, CLCuMuB βC1 Subverts Ubiquitination by Interacting with NbSKP1s to Enhance Geminivirus Infection in Nicotiana benthamiana, PLoS Pathogens, 12(6): e1005668, 2016

3.    Zhao J*, Liu Q, Hu P, Jia Q, Liu N, Yin K, Cheng Y, Yan F, Chen J and Liu Y*, An efficient Potato virus X-based microRNA silencing in Nicotiana benthamiana, Scientific Reports 6: 20573, 2016

4.    Wang Y, Zheng X, Yu B, Han S, Guo J, Tang H, Deng H, Hong Y and Liu Y*, Disruption of microtubules in plants suppresses macroautophagy and triggers starchy chloroplast autophagy, Autophagy 11(12): 2259-74, 2015

5.    Han S,Wang Y, Zheng X, Jia Q, Zhao J, Bai F,Hong Y and Liu Y*, Cytoplastic glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenases interact with ATG3 to negatively regulate autophagy and immunity in Nicotiana benthamiana, Plant Cell  27(4):1316-31, 2015

6.    Yin K, Han T, Liu G. Chen T, Wang Y, Yu A and Liu Y*, A geminivirus-based guide RNA delivery system for CRISPR/Cas9 mediated plant genome editing, Scientific Reports5:14926, 2015

7.    Sha A, Zhao J, Yin K, Tang Y, Wang Y, Wei X, Hong Y, Liu Y*, Virus-based microRNA silencing in plants, Plant Physiology, 164(1):36-47, 2014.

8.    Du Y, Zhao J, Chen T, Liu Q, Zhang H, Wang Y, Hong Y, Xiao F, Zhang L, Shen Q andLiu Y*, Type I J-domain NbMIP1 proteins are required for both Tobacco mosaic virus infection and plant innate immunity, PLoS Pathogens, 9(10): e1003659, 2013.

9.    Wang Y & Liu Y*,Autophagic degradation of leaf starch in plants, Autophagy, 9(8): 1247-1248, 2013

10. Wang Y, Yu B, Zhao J, Guo J, Li Y, Han S, Huang L, Du Y, Hong Y, Tang D, and Liu Y*,Autophagy Contributes to the Leaf Starch Degradation, Plant Cell, 25(4): 1383-1399, 2013

11. Zhang H, Zhao J, Liu S, Zhang D and Liu Y*, Tm-22 confers different resistance responses against Tobacco mosaic virus dependent on its expression level, Molecular Plant, 6(3): 971-974, 2013

12. Zhao J, Liu Q, Zhang H, Jia Q, Hong Y, Liu Y*, The RuBisCO small subunit is involved in the tobamovirus movement and Tm-22-mediated extreme resistance, Plant Physiology,161(1): 374-83,2013

13. Xu G, Li S, Xie K, Zhang Q, Wang Y, Tang Y, Liu D, Hong Y, He C, Liu Y*, Plant ERD2-like proteins function as ER luminal protein receptors and participate in programmed cell death during innate immunity, Plant Journal, 72(1): 57-69, 2012

14. Cai J, Xie K, Lin L, Qin B, Chen B, Meng J, Liu Y*, Cotton leaf curl Multan virus newly reported to be associated with cotton leaf curl disease in China. Plant Pathology, 59:794-795,2010

15. Tang Y, Wang F, Zhao J, Xie K, Hong Y, Liu Y*, Virus-based microRNA expression for gene functional analysis in plants, Plant Physiology 153 (2): 632-641, 2010

16. Xu G, Sui N, Tang Y, Xie K, Lai Y, Liu Y*, One-step, zero-background ligation independent cloning intron-containing hairpin RNA constructs for RNAi in plants, New Phytologist 187 (1):240–250, 2010

17. Burch-Smith T#, Schiff M#, Liu Y#, and Dinesh-Kumar SP, Efficient virus induced gene silencing in Arabidopsis thaliana, Plant Physiology, 142(1):21-27, 2006 (#co-first author)

18. Liu Y, Schiff M, Czymmek K, Talloczy Z., Levine B and Dinesh-kumar SP. Autophagy regulates programmed cell death during the plant innate immune response, Cell, 121(4), 567-577, 2005

19. Liu Y#, Burch-Smith T#, Schiff M, Feng S, Dinesh-Kumar SP. Molecular chaperone hsp90 associates with resistance protein n and its signaling proteins sgt1 and rar1 to modulate an innate immune response in plants. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 279(3): 2101-8, 2004 (#co-first author)

20. Liu Y, Schiff M, Dinesh-Kumar SP, Functional requirement of A MAPK cascades, WRKY/MYB1 transcription factors, COI1 and CTR1 in N-mediated resistance to Tobacco mosaic virus, Plant Journal, 38(5), 800-809, 2004

21. Liu Y#, Nakayama N#, Schiff M, Litt A, Irish VF and Dinesh-Kumar SP, Virus-induced silencing of a DEFICIENS ortholog in Nicotiana benthamiana, Plant Molecular Biology, 54(5), 701-711, 2004 (#co-first author)

22. Bilgin D#, Liu Y#, Schiff M, Dinesh-Kumar S. P, P58IPK, a plant ortholog of double-stranded RNA-dependent protein kinase PKR inhibitor, functions in viral pathogenesis.Developmental Cell, 4, 651-661, 2003 (# co-first author)

23. Xie Y, Liu Y*, Meng M, Chen L and Zhu Z*, Isolation and identification of a super strong plant promoter from Cotton leaf curl Multan virus, Plant Molecular Biology, 53(1), 1-14, 2003

24. Liu Y, Schiff M, Dinesh-Kumar S. P. Virus-induced gene silencing in Tomato, Plant Journal 31(6), 777-786, 2002

25. Liu Y, Schiff M, Serino G, Deng X-W and Dinesh-Kumar S. P, Role of SCF ubiqutin-ligase and the COP9 signalosome in the N-mediated resistance to tobacco mosaic virus, Plant Cell 14(7), 1483-1496, 2002

26. Liu Y, Schiff M, Marathe R. and Dinesh-kumar. Tobacco Rar1, EDS1 and NPR1/NIM1 like genes are required for N-mediated resistance to tobacco mosaic virus. Plant Journal30(4): 415-29, 2002

27. Liu Y, Robinson DJ, Harrison BD, Defective forms of cotton leaf curl virus DNA-A that have different combinations of sequence deletion, duplication, inversion and rearrangement,Journal of General Virology, 79:1501-8, 1998


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