Jun Liu

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Molecular architecture of chemoreceptor arrays revealed by cryoelectron tomography of Escherichia coli minicells
    Jun Liu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:E1481-8. 2012
  2. pmc Visualization of bacteriophage P1 infection by cryo-electron tomography of tiny Escherichia coli
    Jun Liu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Virology 417:304-11. 2011
  3. pmc Cellular architecture of Treponema pallidum: novel flagellum, periplasmic cone, and cell envelope as revealed by cryo electron tomography
    Jun Liu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 228, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Mol Biol 403:546-61. 2010
  4. pmc Intact flagellar motor of Borrelia burgdorferi revealed by cryo-electron tomography: evidence for stator ring curvature and rotor/C-ring assembly flexion
    Jun Liu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 228, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Bacteriol 191:5026-36. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Bovine versus porcine acellular dermal matrix for complex abdominal wall reconstruction
    Mark W Clemens
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:71-9. 2013
  6. pmc Retrospective analysis of antitumor effects of zoledronic acid in breast cancer patients with bone-only metastases
    Naoki Niikura
    Department of Breast Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 118:2039-47. 2012
  7. pmc Impact of surgical techniques, biomaterials, and patient variables on rate of nipple necrosis after nipple-sparing mastectomy
    Daniel J Gould
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Box 443, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 132:330e-8e. 2013
  8. pmc Cryoelectron tomography reveals the sequential assembly of bacterial flagella in Borrelia burgdorferi
    Xiaowei Zhao
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:14390-5. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Complex reconstruction of desmoid tumor resections does not increase desmoid tumor recurrence
    Patrick B Garvey
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 217:472-80. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Reduced incidence of breast cancer-related lymphedema following mastectomy and breast reconstruction versus mastectomy alone
    Annika Card
    Department of Plastic Surgery and the Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1402, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:1169-78. 2012

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc Molecular architecture of chemoreceptor arrays revealed by cryoelectron tomography of Escherichia coli minicells
    Jun Liu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:E1481-8. 2012
    ..This architecture provides a structural basis for array formation and could explain the high sensitivity and cooperativity of chemotaxis signaling in E. coli...
  2. pmc Visualization of bacteriophage P1 infection by cryo-electron tomography of tiny Escherichia coli
    Jun Liu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Virology 417:304-11. 2011
    ..Comparative analysis of various conformations indicated that there is uniform penetration of the inner tail tube into the E. coli periplasm and a significant movement of the baseplate away from the outer membrane during tail contraction...
  3. pmc Cellular architecture of Treponema pallidum: novel flagellum, periplasmic cone, and cell envelope as revealed by cryo electron tomography
    Jun Liu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 228, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Mol Biol 403:546-61. 2010
    ..Our findings provide the most detailed structural understanding of periplasmic flagella and the surrounding cell envelope, which enable this enigmatic bacterium to efficiently penetrate tissue and to escape host immune responses...
  4. pmc Intact flagellar motor of Borrelia burgdorferi revealed by cryo-electron tomography: evidence for stator ring curvature and rotor/C-ring assembly flexion
    Jun Liu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 228, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Bacteriol 191:5026-36. 2009
    ..The FliG switching and energizing component likely provides much of the flexibility needed to maintain the interaction between the curved stator and the relatively symmetrical rotor/C-ring assembly during flagellar rotation...
  5. doi request reprint Bovine versus porcine acellular dermal matrix for complex abdominal wall reconstruction
    Mark W Clemens
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:71-9. 2013
    ..The authors directly compared commonly used bioprosthetic meshes in terms of clinical outcomes and complications...
  6. pmc Retrospective analysis of antitumor effects of zoledronic acid in breast cancer patients with bone-only metastases
    Naoki Niikura
    Department of Breast Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 118:2039-47. 2012
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  7. pmc Impact of surgical techniques, biomaterials, and patient variables on rate of nipple necrosis after nipple-sparing mastectomy
    Daniel J Gould
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Box 443, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 132:330e-8e. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc Cryoelectron tomography reveals the sequential assembly of bacterial flagella in Borrelia burgdorferi
    Xiaowei Zhao
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:14390-5. 2013
    ..Cryoelectron tomography and mutational analysis thus combine synergistically to provide a unique structural blueprint of the assembly process of this intricate molecular machine in intact cells. ..
  9. doi request reprint Complex reconstruction of desmoid tumor resections does not increase desmoid tumor recurrence
    Patrick B Garvey
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 217:472-80. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that desmoid recurrence rates are similar despite the magnitude of reconstruction...
  10. doi request reprint Reduced incidence of breast cancer-related lymphedema following mastectomy and breast reconstruction versus mastectomy alone
    Annika Card
    Department of Plastic Surgery and the Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1402, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:1169-78. 2012
    ..To determine whether breast cancer reconstruction has an impact on the incidence of breast cancer-related lymphedema, the authors compared its incidence in patients who underwent mastectomy with reconstruction versus mastectomy alone...
  11. pmc The bacteriophage t7 virion undergoes extensive structural remodeling during infection
    Bo Hu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Science 339:576-9. 2013
    ..After ejection, the extended phage tail collapsed or disassembled, which allowed resealing of the infected cell membrane. These structural studies provide a detailed series of intermediates during phage infection...
  12. pmc The advantages of free abdominal-based flaps over implants for breast reconstruction in obese patients
    Patrick B Garvey
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:991-1000. 2012
    ..The authors hypothesized that, for obese patients, delayed abdominal-based free flap (rather than implant-based and immediate) breast reconstruction would result in fewer overall complications and reconstruction losses...
  13. pmc Tracking the learning curve in microsurgical skill acquisition
    Jesse C Selber
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:550e-557e. 2012
    ..They hypothesized that subjects would demonstrate measurable improvement in performance throughout the study period and consistently across evaluators...
  14. pmc Carbon storage regulator A (CsrA(Bb)) is a repressor of Borrelia burgdorferi flagellin protein FlaB
    Ching Wooen Sze
    Department of Oral Biology, The State University of New York at Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    Mol Microbiol 82:851-64. 2011
    ..Taken together, our results indicate that CsrA(Bb) specifically regulates the periplasmic flagellar synthesis by inhibiting translation initiation of the flaB transcript...
  15. doi request reprint Reciprocal dominance of the anterolateral and anteromedial thigh flap perforator anatomy
    Peirong Yu
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 70:714-6. 2013
    ..When anterolateral thigh (ALT) perforators are inadequate, exploration of the contralateral thigh may be required. If anteromedial thigh (AMT) perforators were useable in these instances, harvest could proceed from a single donor site...
  16. pmc Implications of constructed biologic subtype and its relationship to locoregional recurrence following mastectomy
    Laura S Dominici
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R82. 2012
    ..We examined the prognostic value of biologic subtype on locoregional recurrence (LRR) after mastectomy in a cohort of low risk women who did not receive adjuvant radiation therapy...
  17. pmc A prospective study of preoperative computed tomographic angiographic mapping of free fibula osteocutaneous flaps for head and neck reconstruction
    Patrick B Garvey
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:541e-549e. 2012
    ..The authors studied the predictive power of computed tomographic angiography in osteocutaneous fibula flap planning and execution...
  18. pmc Two CheW coupling proteins are essential in a chemosensory pathway of Borrelia burgdorferi
    Kai Zhang
    Department of Oral Biology, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Mol Microbiol 85:782-94. 2012
    ..Although many bacteria have more than one homologue of CheW, to our knowledge, this report provides the first experimental evidence that two CheW proteins coexist in one chemosensory pathway and that both are essential for chemotaxis...
  19. pmc Three-dimensional structures of pathogenic and saprophytic Leptospira species revealed by cryo-electron tomography
    Gianmarco Raddi
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Bacteriol 194:1299-306. 2012
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  20. pmc 3D visualization of HIV virions by cryoelectron tomography
    Jun Liu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Methods Enzymol 483:267-90. 2010
    ..The techniques described herein are well suited for determining the ultrastructure of bacterial and viral pathogens and their associated molecular machines in situ at nanometer resolution...
  21. ncbi request reprint Molecular architecture of the bacterial flagellar motor in cells
    Xiaowei Zhao
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, United States
    Biochemistry 53:4323-33. 2014
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  22. pmc {beta}CaMKII regulates actin assembly and structure
    Hugo Sanabria
    Departments of Neurobiology and Anatomy and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Biol Chem 284:9770-80. 2009
    ..Together, these effects would impact both the dynamics of actin filament assembly and enhance the rigidity of the filaments once formed, significantly impacting the structure of synapses...
  23. doi request reprint The survival curve: factors impacting the outcome of free flap take-backs
    Jesse Creed Selber
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:105-13. 2012
    ..When vascular compromise is detected, a free flap is immediately taken back to the operating room for attempted salvage. Which factors predict the success or failure of a take-back is currently unknown...
  24. pmc Violation of the rectus complex is not a contraindication to component separation for abdominal wall reconstruction
    Patrick B Garvey
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Pressler Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:131-9. 2012
    ..Violation of the rectus abdominis complex is considered a contraindication for CS, but we hypothesized that patients have similar outcomes with or without rectus complex violation...
  25. pmc Loss of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) expression in metastatic sites of HER2-overexpressing primary breast tumors
    Naoki Niikura
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 1354, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:593-9. 2012
    ..We also compared the overall survival durations of patients with HER2-concordant and -discordant tumors...
  26. pmc Myeloid biomarkers associated with glioblastoma response to anti-VEGF therapy with aflibercept
    John F de Groot
    Department of Neuro Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 17:4872-81. 2011
    ..We investigated potential blood-based markers associated with radiographic changes to aflibercept, which binds VEGF and placental growth factor (PlGF) in patients with recurrent glioblastoma...
  27. pmc Unique structures in a tumor herpesvirus revealed by cryo-electron tomography and microscopy
    Wei Dai
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Struct Biol 161:428-38. 2008
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