Publications

Zhong S-H, Liu J-Z, Jin H, Lin L, Li Q, Chen Y, Yuan Y-X, Wang Z-Y, Huang H, Qi Y-J, Chen X-Y, Vaucheret H, Chory J, J Li, and He Z-H. (2013). Warm temperatures induce transgenerational epigenetic release of RNA silencing by inhibiting siRNA biogenesis in ArabidopsisProc Natl Acad Sci USAdoi: 10.1073/pnas.1219655110 PubMed

Y Liu, and J Li. (2013). A conserved basic residue cluster is essential for the protein quality control function of the Arabidopsis calreticulin 3. Plant Signal Behav8(4) pii:e23864PubMed

Liu Y, and J Li. (2013). An in vivo investigation of amino acid residues critical for the biological function of the Arabidopsis calreticulin 3. Mol Plantdoi:10.1093/mp/sss163PubMed

Lin L, Zhong S-H, Cui X-F, Li J, and He Z-H. (2012). Characterization of temperature-sensitive mutants reveals a role for receptor-like kinase SRAMBLED/STRUBBELIG in coordinating cell proliferation and differentiation during Arabidopsis leaf development. Plant J72(5):707-720. PubMed

Hong Z, Kajiura H, Su W, Jin H, Kimura A, Fujiyama K, and Li J. (2012). Evolutionarily conserved glycan signal to degrade aberrant brassinosteroid receptors in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A109(28):11437-11442. Epub 2012 Jun 25 (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1119173109) . PubMed

Su W, Liu Y, Xia Y, Hong Z, and Li J. (2012). The Arabidopsis homolog of the mammalian OS-9 protein plays a key role in the endoplasmic reticulum-associated degradation of misfolded receptor-like kinases. Mol Plant5(4): 929-940. First published online: April 19, 2012 (doi: 10.1093/mp/sss042) . PubMed

Hong Z, and Li J. (2012). The protein quality control of plant receptor-like kinases in the endoplasmic reticulum. In Receptor-Like Kinases in Plants. Eds F Tax & B Kemmerling. Signaling and Communication in Plants(Springer-Verlag Heidelberg). 13:275-307. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-23044-8_14. PubMed

Li J. (2011). Direct involvement of leucine-rich repeats in assembling ligand-triggered receptor-coreceptor complexes. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA108(20),8073-8074PubMed

Li J, Jiang D, Zhou H, Li F, Yang J, Hong L, Fu X, Li Z, Li J, and Zhuang C. (2011). Expression of RNA-interference/antisense transgenes by the cognate promoters of target genes is a better gene-silencing strategy to study gene functions in rice. PLoS ONE6(3):e17444. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017444. PubMed

Su W, Liu Y, Xia Y, Hong Z, and Li J . (2011). Conserved endoplasmic reticulum-associated degradation system to eliminate mutated receptor-like kinases in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 108(2):870-875. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1013251108. PubMed

Shang Y, Lee MM, Li J, and Nam KH. (2011). Characterization of cp3 reveals a new bri1 allele, bri1-120, and the importance of the LRR domain of BRI1 mediating BR signaling. BMC Plant Biology11:8. ePub: Jan. 11, 2011. PubMed

Li J. (2010). Regulation of the nuclear activities of brassinosteroid signaling. Curr Opin Plant Biol13(5):540-547. Epub: Sept 16, 2010. PubMed

Peng P, Zhao J, Zhu Y, Asami T, and Li J. (2010). A direct docking mechanism for a plant GSK3-like kinase to phosphorylate its substrates. J Biol. Chem. 285: 24646-24653PubMed

Pessoa J, Sarkany Z, Ferreira-da-Silva F, Martins S, Almeida MR, Li J, Damas AM.. (2010). Functional characterization of Arabidopsis thaliana transthyretin-like protein. BMC Plant Biol10(1):30. doi:10.1186/1471-2229-10-30. PubMed

Kang B, Wang H, Nam KH, Li J, and Li J. (2010). Activation-tagged suppressors of a weak brassinosteroid receptor mutant. Mol Plant3(1):260-268. doi:10.1093/mp/ssp099 . PubMed

Jeong YJ, Shang Y, Kim BH, Kim SY, Song JH, Lee JS, Lee MM, Li J, Nam KH. (2010). BAK7 displays unequal genetic redundancy with BAK1 in brassinosteroid signaling and early senescence in Arabidopsis. Mol Cells29:259-266. Epub. Jan. 21, 2010. PubMed

Wang H, Zhu Y, Fujioka S, Asami T, Li J, and Li J. (2009). Regulation of Arabidopsis brassinosteroid signaling by atypical basic helix-loop-helix proteins. Plant Cell21: 3781-3791. doi:10.1105/tpc.109.072504. PubMed

Hong Z, Jin H, Fitchette A-C, Xia Y, Monk AM, Faye L, and Li J. (2009). Mutations of an alpha-1,6 mannosyltransferase inhibit endoplasmic reticulum–associated degradation of defective brassinosteroid receptors in ArabidopsisPlant Cell21: 3792-3802 . doi:10.1105/tpc.109.070284. PubMed

Jin, H, Hong, Z, Su, W, Li, J.. (2009). A plant-specific calreticulin is a key retention factor for a defective brassinosteroid receptor in the endoplasmic reticulum. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A106(32):13612-13617. Epub Jul 13, 2009. PubMed

Yun, H. S., Bae, Y. H., Lee, Y. J., Chang, S. C., Kim, S. K., Li, J., Nam, K. H.. (2009). Analysis of phosphorylation of the BRI1/BAK1 complex in Arabidopsis reveals amino acids critical for receptor formation and activation of BR signaling. Mol Cells27(2):183-190PubMed

Yan, Z., Zhao, J., Peng, P., Chihara, R. K., Li, J.. (2009). BIN2 functions redundantly with other GSK3-like kinases to regulate brassinosteroid signaling. Plant Physiol. 150(2):710-721. Epub 2009 Apr 24. PubMed

Hong, Z., Jin, H., Tzfira, T., & Li, J.. (2008). Multiple mechanism-mediated retention of a defective brassinosteroid receptor in the endoplasmic reticulum of Arabidopsis . The Plant Cell20: 3418-3429PubMed

Shan L., He P., Li J. , Heese A., Peck S. C., Nurnberger T., Martin G. B., and Sheen J.. (2008). Bacterial Effectors Target the Common Signaling Partner BAK1 to Disrupt Multiple MAMP Receptor-Signaling Complexes and Impede Plant Immunity. Cell Host & Microbe4, 17-27. PubMed

Peng, P., Yan, Z., Zhu, Y., & Li, J.. (2008). Regulation of the Arabidopsis GSK3-like kinase BRASSINOSTEROID-INSENSITIVE 2 through proteasome-mediated protein degradation. Mol Plant1(2): 338-346PubMed

Jin, H., Yan, Z., Nam, K. H., & Li, J. . (2007). Allele-specific suppression of a defective brassinosteroid receptor reveals a physiological role of UGGT in ER quality control. Mol Cell26(6): 821-830PubMed

Li, J. & Jin, H.. (2007). Regulation of brassinosteroid signaling. Trends Plant Sci 12(1): 37-41. Epub 2006 Dec 4. PubMed

Diévart A, Hymes MJ, Li J, and Clark SE. (2006). Brassinosteroid-independent function of BRI/CLV1 chimeric receptors. Func. Plant Biol. 33:1-8. doi:10.1071/FP06080. PubMed

Li J. (2005). Brassinosteroid signaling: from receptor kinases to transcription factors. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 8: 526-531.

Cano-Delgado, A., Yin, Y., Cong, Y., Vafeados, D., Mora-Garcia, S., Cheng, J-C., Nam, K.H., Li, J.*, Chory, J.*. (2004). BRL1 and BRL3 are novel brassinosteroid receptors that function in vascular differentiation in Arabidopsis. Development131: 5341-5351. (*co-correspondence authors).

Nam, K.H., Li, J. (2004). The Arabidopsis Transthyretin-Like Protein Is a Potential Substrate of BRASSINOSTEROID-INSENSITIVE 1. Plant Cell16: 2406-2017.

Li J. (2003). Brassinosteroids. Encyclopedia of Hormones. . H. L. Henry & A. W. Norman, Academy Press, Boston.

Peng P., Li J. (2003). Brassinosteroid signal transduction: a mix of conservation and novelty. J. Plant Growth Regulation22: 298-312. (invited review).

Li J. (2003). Brassinosteroids signal through two receptor kinases. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 6: 494-499.

Dievart A, Dalal M, Tax FE, Huttly A, Li J. , Clark S. (2003). CLAVATA1 dominant-negative alleles reveal functional overlap between multiple receptor kinases that regulate meristem and organ development. Plant Cell15: 1198-1211.

Zhao, J., Peng, P., Schmitz, R.J., Decker, A.D., Tax, F.E., Li, J. (2002). Two putative BIN2 substrates are nuclear components of brassinosteroid signaling. Plant Physiology130: 1221-1229.

He, J.X., Gendron, J.M., Yang, Y., Li, J., Wang, Z.Y. (2002). The GSK3-like kinase BIN2 phosphorlates and destabilizes BZR1, a positive regulator of the brassinosteroid signaling pathway in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA99: 10185-10190.

Nam, K.H., Li, J. (2002). BRI1/BAK1, a receptor kinase pair mediating brassinosteroid signaling. Cell110: 203-212.

Yin, Y., Wang, Z.Y., Mora-Garcia, S., Li, J., Yoshida, S., Asami, T., Chory, J. (2002). BES1 accumulates in the nucleus in response to brassinosteroids to regulate gene expression and promote stem elongation. Cell109: 181-191.

Li, J., Nam, K.H. (2002). Regulation of brassinosteroid signaling by a GSK3/SHAGGY-like kinase. Science295: 1299-1301.

Li, J., Nam, K.H. Vafeados, D., Chory, D. (2001). BIN2, a new brassinosteroid-insensitive locus in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology127: 14-22.

Friedrichsen, D. M., Joazeiro, C.A.P., Li, J., Hunter, T., Chory, J. (2000). Brassinosteroid-Insensitive-1 Is a Ubiquitously Expressed Leucine-Rich Repeat Receptor Serine/Thereonine Kinase. Plant Physiology123: 1247-1256.

He, Z., Wang, Z. Y., Li, J., Zhu, Q., Lamb, C., Ronald, P., Chory, J. (2000). Perception of Brassinosteroids by the extracellular domain of the receptor kinase BRI1. Science288: 2360-2363.

Fujioka, S., J. Li, Y.-H.Choi, H. Seto, S. Takatsuto, T. Noguchi, T. Watanabe, H. Kuriyama, T. Yokota, J. Chory, A. Sakurai. (1997). The Arabidopsis deetiolated2 mutant is blocked early in brassinosteroid biosynthesis. Plant Cell9: 1951-1962.

Li, J., J. Chory. (1997). A putative leucine-rich repeat receptor kinase involved in brassinosteroid signal transduction. Cell90: 929-938.

Li, J., M.J. Biswas, A. Chao, D.W. Russel, J. Chory. (1997). Conservation of function between mammalian and plant steroid 5a-reductases. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA94: 3554-3559.

Li, J., P. Nagpal, V. Vitart, T.C. McMorris, J. Chory. (1996). A role for brassinosteroids in light-dependent development of Arabidopsis. Science272: 398-401.