Feng Jie Sun

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Affiliation: University of Illinois
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Transfer RNA and the origins of diversified life
    Feng Jie Sun
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Sci Prog 91:265-84. 2008
  2. pmc The ancient history of the structure of ribonuclease P and the early origins of Archaea
    Feng Jie Sun
    Evolutionary Bioinformatics Laboratory, Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 11:153. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The evolutionary history of the structure of 5S ribosomal RNA
    Feng Jie Sun
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 332 National Soybean Research Center, 1101 West Peabody Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Mol Evol 69:430-43. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Common evolutionary trends for SINE RNA structures
    Feng Jie Sun
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Trends Genet 23:26-33. 2007
  5. doi request reprint The origin of modern 5S rRNA: a case of relating models of structural history to phylogenetic data
    Feng Jie Sun
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 332 National Soybean Research Center, 1101 W Peabody Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Mol Evol 71:3-5. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint The origin and evolution of tRNA inferred from phylogenetic analysis of structure
    Feng Jie Sun
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 332 NSRC, 1101 West Peabody Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Mol Evol 66:21-35. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Genomic isolation of genes encoding starch branching enzyme II (SBEII) in apple: toward characterization of evolutionary disparity in SbeII genes between monocots and eudicots
    Yuepeng Han
    Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Planta 226:1265-76. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Comparative genomic and phylogenetic analyses reveal the evolution of the core two-component signal transduction systems in enterobacteria
    Mingsheng Qi
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Mol Evol 70:167-80. 2010
  9. pmc Gene-interleaving patterns of synteny in the Saccharomyces cerevisiae genome: are they proof of an ancient genome duplication event?
    Nicolas Martin
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 1101 W Peabody Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Biol Direct 2:23. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Three orthologs in rice, Arabidopsis, and Populus encoding starch branching enzymes (SBEs) are different from other SBE gene families in plants
    Yuepeng Han
    Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Gene 401:123-30. 2007

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Transfer RNA and the origins of diversified life
    Feng Jie Sun
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Sci Prog 91:265-84. 2008
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  2. pmc The ancient history of the structure of ribonuclease P and the early origins of Archaea
    Feng Jie Sun
    Evolutionary Bioinformatics Laboratory, Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 11:153. 2010
    ..It represents an important macromolecular complex and model system that is universally distributed in life. Its putative origins have inspired fundamental hypotheses, including the proposal of an ancient RNA world...
  3. doi request reprint The evolutionary history of the structure of 5S ribosomal RNA
    Feng Jie Sun
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 332 National Soybean Research Center, 1101 West Peabody Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Mol Evol 69:430-43. 2009
    ..The molecule therefore represents a late evolutionary addition to the ribosomal ensemble that occurred prior to the early diversification of Archaea...
  4. ncbi request reprint Common evolutionary trends for SINE RNA structures
    Feng Jie Sun
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Trends Genet 23:26-33. 2007
    ..Based on these results, we propose a general multistep model for the evolution of tRNA-related SINEs in eukaryotes...
  5. doi request reprint The origin of modern 5S rRNA: a case of relating models of structural history to phylogenetic data
    Feng Jie Sun
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 332 National Soybean Research Center, 1101 W Peabody Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Mol Evol 71:3-5. 2010
    ..When combined with additional data, such as the age of protein domains that interact with RNA substructures, these trees can be used to falsify unlikely hypotheses...
  6. ncbi request reprint The origin and evolution of tRNA inferred from phylogenetic analysis of structure
    Feng Jie Sun
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 332 NSRC, 1101 West Peabody Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Mol Evol 66:21-35. 2008
    ..The DHU arm was then incorporated into the resulting three-stemmed structure to form a proto-cloverleaf structure. The variable region was the last structural addition to the molecular repertoire of evolving tRNA substructures...
  7. ncbi request reprint Genomic isolation of genes encoding starch branching enzyme II (SBEII) in apple: toward characterization of evolutionary disparity in SbeII genes between monocots and eudicots
    Yuepeng Han
    Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Planta 226:1265-76. 2007
    ..In monocots, the duplication of SbeII genes must have occurred prior to the radiation of grasses (Poaceae); while, in eudicots, the expansion of SbeII genes must have followed the process of speciation...
  8. doi request reprint Comparative genomic and phylogenetic analyses reveal the evolution of the core two-component signal transduction systems in enterobacteria
    Mingsheng Qi
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Mol Evol 70:167-80. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Gene-interleaving patterns of synteny in the Saccharomyces cerevisiae genome: are they proof of an ancient genome duplication event?
    Nicolas Martin
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 1101 W Peabody Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Biol Direct 2:23. 2007
    ..We here test, using Hannenhalli-Pevzner rearrangement algorithms that address the multiple genome rearrangement problem, whether syntenic patterns are proof of paleopolyploidization...
  10. ncbi request reprint Three orthologs in rice, Arabidopsis, and Populus encoding starch branching enzymes (SBEs) are different from other SBE gene families in plants
    Yuepeng Han
    Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Gene 401:123-30. 2007
    ..Based on phylogenetic analysis and genomic structure comparison, it is proposed that the three SBE genes represent a new family of SBEs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Origins and evolution of modern biochemistry: insights from genomes and molecular structure
    Gustavo Caetano-Anolles
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Front Biosci 13:5212-40. 2008
    ....
  12. pmc Evolutionary patterns in the sequence and structure of transfer RNA: early origins of archaea and viruses
    Feng Jie Sun
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 4:e1000018. 2008
    ..Results are also consistent with the concept that viruses contributed to the development of the DNA replication machinery during the early diversification of the living world...
  13. pmc Evolutionary patterns in the sequence and structure of transfer RNA: a window into early translation and the genetic code
    Feng Jie Sun
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2799. 2008
    ..These histories were probably curbed by co-options and important take-overs during early diversification of the living world...