Chiyu Zhang

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Publications

  1. pmc Co-evolution of primate SAMHD1 and lentivirus Vpx leads to the loss of the vpx gene in HIV-1 ancestor
    Chiyu Zhang
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e37477. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Phylodynamics of HIV-1 unique recombinant forms in China-Myanmar border: implication for HIV-1 transmission to Myanmar from Dehong, China
    Jun Liu
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu 212013, China
    Infect Genet Evol 12:1944-8. 2012
  3. pmc Evolutionary dynamics of the interferon-induced transmembrane gene family in vertebrates
    Zhao Zhang
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Jiangsu, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e49265. 2012
  4. pmc Phylogeographic analyses reveal a crucial role of Xinjiang in HIV-1 CRF07_BC and HCV 3a transmissions in Asia
    Jun Liu
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e23347. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Molecular evolution of novel swine-origin A/H1N1 influenza viruses among and before human
    Na Ding
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Jiangsu, China
    Virus Genes 39:293-300. 2009
  6. pmc Molecular evolution of the primate antiviral restriction factor tetherin
    Jun Liu
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China
    PLoS ONE 5:e11904. 2010
  7. pmc HCV subtype characterization among injection drug users: implication for a crucial role of Zhenjiang in HCV transmission in China
    Chiyu Zhang
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e16817. 2011
  8. pmc High Prevalence of Hepatitis C virus Among Injection Drug Users in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China
    Nana Wu
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, 301 Xuefu Road, Zhenjiang, 212013 Jiangsu China
    Indian J Virol 22:77-83. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Complex positive selection pressures drive the evolution of HIV-1 with different co-receptor tropisms
    Chiyu Zhang
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China
    Sci China Life Sci 53:1204-14. 2010
  10. pmc Evolutionary history of the vertebrate mitogen activated protein kinases family
    Meng Li
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e26999. 2011

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Publications14

  1. pmc Co-evolution of primate SAMHD1 and lentivirus Vpx leads to the loss of the vpx gene in HIV-1 ancestor
    Chiyu Zhang
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e37477. 2012
    ..The lack of Vpx in HIV-1 results in restricted infection in myeloid cells that are important for antiviral immunity, which could contribute to the AIDS pandemic by escaping the immune responses...
  2. doi request reprint Phylodynamics of HIV-1 unique recombinant forms in China-Myanmar border: implication for HIV-1 transmission to Myanmar from Dehong, China
    Jun Liu
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu 212013, China
    Infect Genet Evol 12:1944-8. 2012
    ..These results suggest that HIV-1 subtypes B, C and CRF01_AE were most likely transmitted from Dehong to Myanmar, and predict that URFs_01BC should be also prevalent in Dehong, Yunnan...
  3. pmc Evolutionary dynamics of the interferon-induced transmembrane gene family in vertebrates
    Zhao Zhang
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Jiangsu, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e49265. 2012
    ..Because primates have experienced a long history of viral infection, such rapid expansion and positive selection suggests that the evolution of primate IR-IFITM genes is associated with broad-spectrum antiviral activity...
  4. pmc Phylogeographic analyses reveal a crucial role of Xinjiang in HIV-1 CRF07_BC and HCV 3a transmissions in Asia
    Jun Liu
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e23347. 2011
    ..Supposing it is true, we are unable to answer why only CRF07_BC, rather than both CRFs_BC together, was transmitted to Xinjiang...
  5. doi request reprint Molecular evolution of novel swine-origin A/H1N1 influenza viruses among and before human
    Na Ding
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Jiangsu, China
    Virus Genes 39:293-300. 2009
    ..Seventy-six new unique mutations are found to be monomorphically fixed in the novel A/H1N1 virus lineages, suggesting a role of selective sweep in the early evolution of this virus...
  6. pmc Molecular evolution of the primate antiviral restriction factor tetherin
    Jun Liu
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China
    PLoS ONE 5:e11904. 2010
    ..Here, we performed a detailed evolutionary analysis to address this presumption...
  7. pmc HCV subtype characterization among injection drug users: implication for a crucial role of Zhenjiang in HCV transmission in China
    Chiyu Zhang
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e16817. 2011
    ..Here, we investigate the role of Zhenjiang city of Jiangsu province, an important transportation hub linking Shanghai with other regions of China, in HCV transmission...
  8. pmc High Prevalence of Hepatitis C virus Among Injection Drug Users in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China
    Nana Wu
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, 301 Xuefu Road, Zhenjiang, 212013 Jiangsu China
    Indian J Virol 22:77-83. 2011
    ..To reduce drug use and to prevent HIV and HCV transmission via IDU, large-scale drug prevention educations should be urgently conducted in all China's middle and high schools...
  9. doi request reprint Complex positive selection pressures drive the evolution of HIV-1 with different co-receptor tropisms
    Chiyu Zhang
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China
    Sci China Life Sci 53:1204-14. 2010
    ..These sites might not only suggest a functional importance in viral survival and adaptation, but also imply a potential cross-immunogenicity between HIV-1 R5 and X4 variants, which has important implications for AIDS vaccine development...
  10. pmc Evolutionary history of the vertebrate mitogen activated protein kinases family
    Meng Li
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e26999. 2011
    ..Its evolution is conserved throughout the eukaryotic kingdoms. However, the detailed evolutionary history of the vertebrate MAPK family is largely unclear...
  11. pmc Adaptive evolution of the vertebrate skeletal muscle sodium channel
    Jian Lu
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, PR China
    Genet Mol Biol 34:323-8. 2011
    ..4 channel sensitivity to TTX. Most of these sites were located in the intracellular regions of the Na(v)1.4 channel, thereby implying the possible association of these regions with the regulation of voltage-sensor movement...
  12. doi request reprint Epidemiology of hand, foot, and mouth disease and genotype characterization of Enterovirus 71 in Jiangsu, China
    Ling Xiang Mao
    School of Medical Science and Laboratory Medicine, Jiangsu University, 301 Xuefu Road, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu 212013, China
    J Clin Virol 49:100-4. 2010
    ..Jiangsu Province that borders Auhui to the east is presumed as a key station for the spread of EV71 to other regions of the Yangtze River Delta...
  13. doi request reprint Near full-length genome characterization of an HIV-1 CRF01_AE strain in Jiangsu, China: evidence of two independent introductions from Fujian
    Dongmei Guo
    School of Medical Science and Laboratory Medicine, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu 212013, China
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 25:619-23. 2009
    ..Therefore, increasing concern is urgently needed for those persons who often have more than two high-risk behaviors...
  14. doi request reprint Microsatellites that violate Chargaff's second parity rule have base order-dependent asymmetries in the folding energies of complementary DNA strands and may not drive speciation
    Chiyu Zhang
    Institute of Life Sciences, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu 212013, China
    J Theor Biol 254:168-77. 2008
    ..Thus, microsatellites may not have driven speciation...