Jun Feng, Jun Wu, Jie Gao, Zhigui Xia, Zixin Deng, and Xinyi He*. Biosynthesis of the methylarginine residue of peptidyl nucleoside arginomycin in Streptomyces arginensis NRRL 15941. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 2014, 80(16): 5021-5027.
Gong Zhao, Geng Wu, Yan Zhang, Guang Liu, Tiesheng Han, Zixin Deng, and Xinyi He*. Structure of the N-glycosidase MilB in complex with hydroxymethyl CMP reveals its Arg23 specifically recognizes the substrate and controls its entry. Nucleic Acids Research 2014, 42(12): 8115-8124.
Tiesheng Han, Megumu Yamada-Mabuchi, Gong Zhao, Li Li, Guang Liu, Hong-Yu Ou, Zixin Deng, Yu Zheng*, and Xinyi He*. Recognition and cleavage of 5-methylcytosine DNA by bacterial SRA-HNH proteins. Nucleic Acids Research 2015, 43(2): 1147-1159.
Guiyang Yu, Li Li, Xiangyang Liu, Guang Liu, Zixin Deng, Mark T. Zabriskie, Ming Jiang*, and Xinyi He*. The standalone aminopeptidase PepN catalyzes the maturation of blasticidin S from leucylblasticidin S. Scientific Reports 2015, 5: 17641.
Xiankun Wang, Aiqing Du, Guiyang Yu, Zixin Deng, Xinyi He*. Guanidine N-methylation by BlsL Is Dependent on Acylation of Beta-amine Arginine in the Biosynthesis of Blasticidin S. Front Microbiol. 2017 Aug 22;8:1565.
Hao Yu, Guang Liu, Gong Zhao, Wenyue Hu, Geng Wu, Zixin Deng, Xinyi He*. Identification of a conserved DNA sulfur recognition domain by characterizing the phosphorothioate-specific endonuclease SprMcrA from Streptomyces pristinaespiralis. Molecular Microbiology. 2018 Nov;110(3):484-497.
Guang Liu, Wencheng Fu, Zhengyi Zhang, Yao He, Hao Yu, Yuli Wang, Xiaolei Wang, Yi-Lei Zhao, Zixin Deng, Geng Wu*, Xinyi He*. Structural basis for the recognition of sulfur in phosphorothioated DNA. Nature Communications. 2018 Nov 8;9(1):4689.
Hongliang Qian, Hao Yu, Peifei Li, E Zhu, Qingqing Yao, Cui Tai, Zixin Deng, Kenn Gerdes, Xinyi He*, Jianhua Gan*, Hong-Yu Ou*. Toxin-antitoxin operon kacAT of Klebsiella pneumoniae is regulated by conditional cooperativity via a W-shaped KacA-KacT complex. Nucleic Acids Research. 2019 Aug 22;47(14):7690-7702.