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Profile of Dr. Tao Xu

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  1. Bai, L., Wang, Y., Fan, J., Chen, Y., Ji, W., Qu, A., Xu, P., James, D.E., and Xu, T. (2007). Dissecting multiple steps of GLUT4 trafficking and identifying the sites of insulin action. Cell Metab 5, 47–57.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Chang, H., Zhang, M., Ji, W., Chen, J., Zhang, Y., Liu, B., Lu, J., Zhang, J., Xu, P., and Xu, T. (2012). A unique series of reversibly switchable fluorescent proteins with beneficial properties for various applications. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 109, 4455–4460.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. Chen, S., Li, L., Li, J., Liu, B., Zhu, X., Zheng, L., Zhang, R., and Xu, T. (2014). SEC-10 and RAB-10 coordinate basolateral recycling of clathrin-independent cargo through endosomal tubules in Caenorhabditis elegans. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 111, 15432–15437.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. Chen, Y., Wang, Y., Zhang, J., Deng, Y., Jiang, L., Song, E., Wu, X.S., Hammer, J.A., Xu, T., and Lippincott-Schwartz, J. (2012). Rab10 and myosin-Va mediate insulin-stimulated GLUT4 storage vesicle translocation in adipocytes. J Cell Biol 198, 545–560.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  5. Du, W., Zhou, M., Zhao, W., Cheng, D., Wang, L., Lu, J., Song, E., Feng, W., Xue, Y., Xu, P., et al. (2016). HID-1 is required for homotypic fusion of immature secretory granules during maturation. eLife 5, 18134–18155.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Kang, L., He, Z., Xu, P., Fan, J., Betz, A., Brose, N., and Xu, T. (2006). Munc13-1 is required for the sustained release of insulin from pancreatic β cells. Cell Metab 3, 463–468.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  7. Lan, X., Fan, C., Ji, W., Tian, F., Xu, T., and Gao, Z. (2016). Grafting voltage and pharmacological sensitivity in potassium channels. Cell Res 26, 935–945.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  8. Ren, R., Deng, L., Xue, Y., Suzuki, K., Zhang, W., Yu, Y., Wu, J., Sun, L., Gong, X., Luan, H., et al. (2017). Visualization of aging-associated chromatin alterations with an engineered TALE system. Cell Res 27, 483–504.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  9. Xu, T., Binz, T., Niemann, H., and Neher, E. (1998). Multiple kinetic components of exocytosis distinguished by neurotoxin sensitivity. Nat Neurosci 1, 192–200.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  10. Xu, T., Rammner, B., Margittai, M., Artalejo, A.R., Neher, E., and Jahn, R. (1999). Inhibition of SNARE complex assembly differentially affects kinetic components of exocytosis. Cell 99, 713–722.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  11. Yang, X., Wang, S., Sheng, Y., Zhang, M., Zou, W., Wu, L., Kang, L., Rizo, J., Zhang, R., Xu, T., et al. (2015). Syntaxin opening by the MUN domain underlies the function of Munc13 in synaptic vesicle priming. Nat Struct Mol Biol 22, 547–554.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  12. Zhang, M., Chang, H., Zhang, Y., Yu, J., Wu, L., Ji, W., Chen, J., Liu, B., Lu, J., Liu, Y., et al. (2012). Rational design of true monomeric and bright photoactivatable fluorescent proteins. Nat Methods 9, 727–729.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  13. Zhang, Y., Gu, L., Chang, H., Ji, W., Chen, Y., Zhang, M., Yang, L., Liu, B., Chen, L., and Xu, T. (2013). Ultrafast, accurate, and robust localization of anisotropic dipoles. Protein & cell 4, 598–606.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. Zhou, K.M., Dong, Y.M., Ge, Q., Zhu, D., Zhou, W., Lin, X.G., Liang, T., Wu, Z.X., and Xu, T. (2007). PKA activation bypasses the requirement for UNC-31 in the docking of dense core vesicles from C. elegans neurons. Neuron 56, 657–669.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  15. Zhu, H., Hille, B., and Xu, T. (2002). Sensitization of regulated exocytosis by protein kinase C. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 99, 17055–17059.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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