Hua Cheng



  1. Chen L, Liu D, Zhang Y, Zhang H, Cheng H. The autophagy molecule Beclin 1 maintains persistent activity of NF-κB and Stat3 in HTLV-1-transformed T lymphocytes. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2015;465:739-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data, therefore, unveiled a key role of Beclin1 in maintaining persistent activities of both NF-κB and Stat3 in the pathogenesis of HTLV-1-mediated oncogenesis. ..
  2. Chen L, Liu D, Zhang Y, Zhang H, Cheng H. Foxp3-dependent transformation of human primary CD4+ T lymphocytes by the retroviral protein tax. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2015;466:523-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data, therefore, unveiled a previously unidentified role of Foxp3 in T cell transformation, providing a molecular basis for HTLV-1 transformation of CD4+Foxp3+ T cells. ..
  3. Zhang H, Chen L, Cai S, Cheng H. Identification of TBK1 and IKKε, the non-canonical IκB kinases, as crucial pro-survival factors in HTLV-1-transformed T lymphocytes. Leuk Res. 2016;46:37-44 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data, therefore, demonstrate a key role of TBK1/IKKε in the survival and proliferation of HTLV-1-transformed T cells and implicate a potential therapy targeting TBK1/IKKε and Stat3 in controlling HTLV-1-mediated oncogenesis. ..
  4. Niu G, Zhang H, Liu D, Chen L, Belani C, Wang H, et al. Tid1, the Mammalian Homologue of Drosophila Tumor Suppressor Tid56, Mediates Macroautophagy by Interacting with Beclin1-containing Autophagy Protein Complex. J Biol Chem. 2015;290:18102-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, these results reveal a crucial role of Tid1 as an evolutionarily conserved and essential mediator of canonical macroautophagy. ..