Research Topics

Liliane Schoofs


Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium


  1. Schoofs L, De Loof A, Van Hiel M. Neuropeptides as Regulators of Behavior in Insects. Annu Rev Entomol. 2017;62:35-52 pubmed publisher
    ..We conclude that multiple neuropeptides need to work in concert to coordinate certain behaviors. Additionally, most neuropeptides studied to date have more than a single function. ..
  2. Van Sinay E, Mirabeau O, Depuydt G, Van Hiel M, Peymen K, Watteyne J, et al. Evolutionarily conserved TRH neuropeptide pathway regulates growth in Caenorhabditis elegans. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017;114:E4065-E4074 pubmed publisher
  3. Pringels L, Broeckx V, Boonen K, Landuyt B, Schoofs L. Abundant plasma protein depletion using ammonium sulfate precipitation and Protein A affinity chromatography. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2018;1089:43-59 pubmed publisher
  4. Boonen K, De Haes W, Van Houtven J, Verdonck R, Baggerman G, Valkenborg D, et al. Quantitative Peptidomics with Isotopic and Isobaric Tags. Methods Mol Biol. 2018;1719:141-159 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we detail a method for performing quantitative peptidomics using stable amine-binding isotopic and isobaric tags. ..
  5. Caers J, Van Hiel M, Peymen K, Zels S, Van Rompay L, Van den Abbeele J, et al. Characterization of a neuropeptide F receptor in the tsetse fly, Glossina morsitans morsitans. J Insect Physiol. 2016;93-94:105-111 pubmed publisher
    ..The molecular data of Glomo-NPF and Glomo-NPFR paves the way for further investigation of its functions in tsetse flies. ..
  6. Rea D, Van Elzen R, De Winter H, Van Goethem S, Landuyt B, Luyten W, et al. Crystal structure of Porphyromonas gingivalis dipeptidyl peptidase 4 and structure-activity relationships based on inhibitor profiling. Eur J Med Chem. 2017;139:482-491 pubmed publisher
    ..The functional similarity between human and bacterial DPP4 was confirmed using 124 potential peptide substrates. ..