127 Miller A, Li S, Eichhorn CD, Zheng Y, and Du L. 2023. Identification and biosynthetic study of the siderophore lysochelin in the biocontrol Agent Lysobacter enzymogenes. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 71: 7418-7426. pdf

126 Li X, Liu Q, Zou H, Luo J, Jiao Y, Wang H, Du L, Shen Y, and Li Y. 2023. Discovery and biosynthesis of pseudoamides reveals enzymatic cyclization of the polyene precursor to 5-5 bicyclic tetramate macrolactams. ACS Catalysis 13: 4760-4767. pdf
125 Han W, Zhai Y, Zhang R, Gong X, Li J, Xu G, Lei X, Du L, and Gao J. 2023. Tricrilactones A−H, potent antiosteoporosis macrolides with distinctive ring skeletons from Trichocladium crispatum, an alpine moss-associated fungus. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 62: e202300773. pdf
124 Zhu Y, Dou Q, Du L, and Wang Y. 2023. QseB/QseC: a two-component system globally regulating bacterial behaviors. Trends in Microbiology 31: 749-762. pdf
123 Yue H and Du L. 2023. Function of a pathway-associated major facilitator superfamily gene hsaf-orf1 in the biosynthesis of the antifungal HSAF in Lysobacter enzymogenes. Tetrahedron 130: 133173. pdf

122 Luo J, Li X, Wang H, Du L, Shen Y, and Li Y. 2022. Identification and characterization of the 28-N-methyltransferase involved in HSAF analogue biosynthesis. Biochemistry 61:2879-2883. pdf
121 Khetrapal V, Dussault P, and Du L. 2022. Biosynthesis of odd-carbon unsaturated fatty dicarboxylic acids through engineering the HSAF biosynthetic gene in Lysobacter enzymogenes. Molecular Biotechnology 64: 1401–1408. pdf
120 Zhong J, Yan X, Zuo X, Zhao X, Yang J, Dou Q, Peng L, Zhu Y, Xiao Y, Bian Z, He D, Xu Q, Wright S, Li Y, Du L, Wang Y, and Yuan J. 2022. Developing a new treatment for superficial fungal infection using antifungal collagen-HSAF dressing. Bioengineering & Translational Medicine 7:e10304. pdf
119 Yue H, Miller A, Khetrapal V, Jayasekera V, Wright S, and Du L. 2022. Biosynthesis, regulation, and engineering of natural products from Lysobacter. Natural Product Reports 39: 842 – 874. pdf
118 Failor K, Liu H, Llontop M, LeBlanc S, Eckshtain-Levi N, Sharma P, Reed A, Yang S, Tian L, Lefevre C, Menguy N, Du L, Monteil C, and Vinatzer B. 2022. Ice nucleation in a Gram-positive bacterium isolated from precipitation depends on a polyketide synthase and non-ribosomal peptide synthetase. ISME Journal 16: 890–897. pdf.
117 Zhu J, Chen Y, and Du L. 2022. Production of new WAP-8294A cyclodepsipeptides in the biocontrol agent Lysobacter enzymogenes OH11. Frontiers of Agricultural Science and Engineering 9: 120-132. pdf

116 Yue H, Jiang J, Taylor A, Leite A, Dodds E, and Du L. 2021. Outer membrane vesicles-mediated co-delivery of the antifungal HSAF metabolites and lytic polysaccharide monooxygenase in the predatory Lysobacter enzymogenes. ACS Chemical Biology 16: 1079-1089. pdf

115 Yu L, Li H, Zhou Z, Liu F, and Du L. 2021. An antifungal polycyclic tetramate macrolactam HSAF is a novel oxidative stress modulator in Lysobacter enzymogenes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 87: e03105-20. pdf

114 Yu L, Du F, Chen X, Zheng Y, Morton M, Liu F, and Du L. 2020. Identification of the biosynthetic gene cluster for the anti-MRSA lysocins through gene cluster activation using strong promoters of housekeeping genes and production of new analogs in Lysobacter sp. 3655. ACS Synthetic Biology 9: 1989-1997. pdf



113 Yu L, Khetrapal V, Liu F, and Du L. 2020. LeTetR positively regulates 3-hydroxylation of the antifungal HSAF and its analogs in Lysobacter enzymogenes OH11. Molecules 25: 2286. pdf
112 Bai N, Li G, Luo S, Du L, Hu Q, Xu H, Zhang K, and Zhao P. 2020. Vib-PT, an aromatic prenyltransferase involved in the biosynthesis of vibralactone from Stereum vibransApplied and Environmental Microbiology 86: e02687-19. pdf
111 Yu M, Zhang G, Jiang J, Du L, and Zhao Y. 2020. Lysobacter enzymogenes employs diverse genes for inhibiting hyphae growth and spore germination of soybean fungal pathogens. Phytopathology 110: 593-602. pdf
110 Feng T, Han Y, Li B, Li Z, Yu Y, Sun Q, Li X, Du L, Zhang XH, and Wang Y. 2019. Interspecies and intraspecies signals synergistically regulate the twitching motility in Lysobacter enzymogenes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 85: e01742-19. pdf
109 Chen X, Li S, Yu L, Miller A, and Du L. 2019. Systematic optimization for production of the anti-MRSA antibiotics WAP-8294A in an engineered strain of Lysobacter enzymogenes. Microbial Biotechnology 12:1430–1440. pdf
108 Sang M, Wang H, Shen Y, Rodrigues de Almeida N, Conda-Sheridan M, Li S, Li Y, and Du L. 2019. Identification of an anti-MRSA cyclic lipodepsipeptide, WBP-29479A1, by genome mining of Lysobacter antibioticus. Organic Letters 21: 6432-6436. pdf

107 Li X, Wang H, Shen Y, Li Y, and Du L. 2019. OX4 is an NADPH-dependent dehydrogenase catalyzing an extended Michael addition reaction to form the six-membered ring in the antifungal HSAF. Biochemistry 58: 5245−5248. pdf

106 Wang Y, Tian T, Zhang J, Jin X, Yue H, Zhang XH, Du L, and Bai F. 2019. Indole reverses intrinsic antibiotic resistance by activating a novel dual-function importer. mBio 10: e00676-19. pdf
105 Li X, Wang H, Li Y, and Du L. 2019. Construction of a hybrid gene cluster to reveal a coupled ring formation-hydroxylation in the biosynthesis of the antifungal HSAF and analogues from Lysobacter enzymogenes. MedChemComm 10: 907-912. pdf

104 Chen Z, Zou J, Chen B, Du L, and Wang M. 2019.  Protecting books from mold damage by decreasing paper bioreceptivity to fungal attack using de-coloured cell-free supernatant of Lysobacter enzymogenes C3. Journal of Applied Microbiology 126: 1772-1784. pdf
103 Chen Y, Yu L, Liu F, and Du L.  2018.  Spermidine-regulated biosynthesis of Heat-Stable Antifungal Factor (HSAF) in Lysobacter enzymogenes OH11. Frontiers in Microbiology 9: 2984. pdf 
Spermidine and HSAF
102 Liu Y, Wang H, Song R, Chen J, Li T, Li Y, Du L, and Shen Y. 2018. Targeted discovery and combinatorial biosynthesis of polycyclic tetramate macrolactams combamides A-E. Organic Letters 20: 3504−3508. pdf
101 Li Y, Wang H, Liu Y, Jiao Y, Li S, Shen Y, and Du L. 2018. Biosynthesis of the polycyclic system in the antifungal HSAF and analogues from Lysobacter enzymogenes. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 57: 6221-6225. pdfGraph TOC2
100 Jiang J, Guiza-Beltran D, Schacht A, Wright S, Zhang L, and Du L. 2018. Functional and structural analysis of phenazine O-methyltransferase LaPhzM from Lysobacter antibioticus OH13 and one-pot enzymatic synthesis of the antibiotic myxin. ACS Chemical Biology 13: 1003-1012. pdf 
TOC Graph v3
99 Yu L, Su W, Fey P, Liu F, and Du L. 2018. Yield improvement of the anti-MRSA antibiotics WAP-8294A by CRISPR/dCas9 combined with refactoring self-protection genes in Lysobacter enzymogenes OH11. ACS Synthetic Biology 7: 258−266. pdfTOC
98 Xu G, Shi X, Wang R, Xu H, Du L, Chou SH, Liu H, Liu Y, Qian G, and Liu F. 2018.  Insights into the distinct cooperation between the transcription factor Clp and LeDSF signaling in the regulation of antifungal factors in Lysobacter enzymogenes OH11. Biological Control 120: 52-58. pdf
97 Zhang W, Zhao B, Du L, and Shen Y. 2017. Cytotoxic polyketides with an oxygen-bridged cyclooctadiene core skeleton from the mangrove endophytic fungus Phomosis sp. A818. Molecules 22, 1547. doi:10.3390/molecules22091547. (Invited for the Special Issue in Honor of Professor Thomas James Simpson on the Occasion of His 70th Birthday). pdf.
96 Li S, Wu X, L Zhang, Shen Y, and Du L. 2017. Activation of a cryptic gene cluster in Lysobacter enzymogenes revealed a module/domain portable mechanism of nonribosomal peptide synthetases in the biosynthesis of pyrrolopyrazines. Organic Letters 19: 5010−5013. pdf.TOC graph v3
95 Zhang W, Huffman J, Li S, Shen Y, and Du L. 2017. Unusual acylation of chloramphenicol in Lysobacter enzymogenes, a biocontrol agent with intrinsic resistance to multiple antibiotics. BMC Biotechnology 17: 59. pdf
94 Han Y, Wang Y, Yu Y, Chen H, Shen Y, and Du L. 2017. Indole-induced reversion of intrinsic multi-antibiotic resistance in Lysobacter enzymogenes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 83:e00995-17. pdf.
93 Zhao Y, Qian G, Chen Y, Du L, and Liu F. 2017.  Transcriptional and antagonistic responses of biocontrol strain Lysobacter enzymogenes OH11 to the plant pathogenic oomycete Pythium aphanidermatum. Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 1025. pdf
92 Su Z, Chen H, Wang P, Tombosa S, Du L, Han Y, Shen Y, Qian G, and Liu F. 2017.  4-Hydroxybenzoic acid is a diffusible factor that connects metabolic shikimate pathway to the biosynthesis of a unique antifungal metabolite in Lysobacter enzymogenes. Molecular Microbiology 104: 163-178. pdf
91 Zawatzky K, Reibarkh M, Canfield N, Wang TC, Li S, Du L, Welch CJ. 2016.  Visualizing small differences using subtractive chromatographic analysis. Journal of Chromatography A 1468: 245-249. pdf
90 Ding Y, Li Y, Li Z, Zhang J, Lu C, Wang H, Shen Y, and Du L. 2016. Alteramide B is a microtubule antagonist of inhibiting Candida albicans. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta – General Subjects 1860:2097-2106. pdf
89 Zhao Y, Qian G, Ye Y, Wright S, Chen H, Shen Y, Liu F, and Du L. 2016. Heterocyclic aromatic N-oxidation in the biosynthesis of phenazine antibiotics from Lysobacter antibioticus. Organic Letters 18: 2495-2498. pdfN-oxidation of phenazines
88 Xu H, Chen H, Shen Y, Du L, Chou SH, Liu L, Qian G, and Liu F. 2016. Direct regulation of extracellular chitinase production by the transcription factor LeClp in Lysobacter enzymogenes OH11. Phytopathology 106: 971-977. pdf
87 Wang R, Xu H, Du L, Chou SH, Liu H, Liu Y, Liu F, and Qian G. 2016. A TonB-dependent receptor regulates antifungal HSAF biosynthesis in Lysobacter. Scientific Reports  6: 26881. pdf
86 Wang M, Zhang W, Xu W, Shen Y, and Du L. 2016. Optimization of genome shuffling for high yield production of the antitumor deacetylmycoepoxydiene in an endophytic fungus of mangrove plants. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 100: 7491–7498. pdf
85 Ding Y, Li Z, Li Y, Lu C, Wang H, Shen Y, and Du L. 2016. HSAF-induced antifungal effects in Candida albicans through ROS-mediated apoptosis. RSC Advances 6: 30895-30904. pdf
84 Chen H and Du L. 2016. Iterative polyketide biosynthesis by modular polyketide synthases in bacteria. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 100: 541-557. pdf
83 Chen H, Olson AS, Su W, Dussault PH, and Du L. 2015. Fatty acyl incorporation in the biosynthesis of WAP-8294A, a group of potent anti-MRSA cyclic lipodepsipeptides. RSC Advances 5: 105753-105759. pdfTOC graphic2
82 Xu L, Wu P, Wright S, Du L, and Wei X. 2015. Bioactive polycyclic tetramate macrolactams from Lysobacter enzymogenes and their absolute configurations by theoretical ECD calculations. Journal of Natural Products 78: 1841-1847. pdf
81 Zhou X, Qian G, Chen Y,  Du L, Liu F, and Yuen G. 2015. PilG is involved in the regulation of twitching motility and antifungal antibiotic biosynthesis in the biological control agent Lysobacter enzymogenes. Phytopathology. 105:1318-1324. pdf
80 Yang Y, Liu B, Du X, Li P, Liang B, Cheng X, Du L, Huang D, Wang L, and Wang S. 2015. Complete genome sequence and transcriptomics analyses reveal pigment biosynthesis and regulatory mechanisms in an industrial strain, Monascus purpureus YY-1. Scientific Reports 5:8331. pdf
79 Olson AS, Chen H, Du L, and Dussault PH. 2015. Synthesis of a 2,4,6,8,10-dodecapentanoic acid thioester as a substrate for biosynthesis of Heat Stable Antifungal Factor (HSAF). RSC Advances 5: 11644-11648. pdf
78 Xu G, Zhao Y, Du L, Qian G, and Liu F. 2015. Hfq regulates antibacterial antibiotic biosynthesis and extracellular lytic-enzyme production in Lysobacter enzymogenes OH11. Microbial Biotechnology 8: 499–509. pdf.
77 Han Y, Wang Y, Tombosa S, Wright S, Huffman J, Yuen G, Qian G, Liu F, Shen Y, and Du L. 2015. Identification of a small molecule signaling factor that regulates the biosynthesis of the antifungal polycyclic tetramate macrolactam HSAF in Lysobacter enzymogenes. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 99: 801-811. pdf
LeDSF Graphic for website
76 Wang Y, Zhao Y, Zhang J,  Zhao Y, Shen Y, Su Z, Xu G, Du L, Huffman J, Venturi V, and Qian G, and Liu F. 2014. Transcriptomic analysis reveals new regulatory roles of Clp signaling in secondary-metabolite biosynthesis and surface motility in Lysobacter enzymogenes OH11. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 98: 9009-9020. pdf
75 Zhang J, Du L, Liu F, Xu F, Hu B, Venturi V, and Qian G. 2014. Involvement of both PKS and NRPS in antibacterial activity in Lysobacter enzymogenes OH11. FEMS Microbiology Letters 355:170-176. pdf
74 Li Y, Chen H, Ding Y, Xie Y, Wang H, Cerny RL, Shen Y, and Du L. 2014. Iterative assembly of two separate polyketide chains by the same single-module bacterial polyketide synthase in the biosynthesis of HSAF. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 53: 7524-7530. pdfHSAF exp in Streptomyces
73 Qian G, Xu F, Venturi V, Du L, and Liu F. 2014. Roles of a solo LuxR in the biological control agent Lysobacter enzymogenes strain OH11. Phytopathology 104:224-231. pdf (Editor’s Pick of the March issue of Phytopathology, March 12, 2014, pdf)
 Phytopathology Editor's pick of the March 2014 issue
72 Li Y, Lou L, Cerny RL, Butchko RAE, Proctor RH, Shen Y, and Du L. 2013. Tricarballylic ester formation during biosynthesis of fumonisin mycotoxins in Fusarium verticillioides. Mycology 4: 179-186. pdf
71 Qian G, Wang Y, Liu Y, Xu F, He Y, Venturi V, Du L, Fan J, Hu B, and Liu F. 2013Lysobacter enzymogenes uses two distinct cell-cell signaling systems for differential regulation of secondary metabolite biosynthesis and colony morphology. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79: 6604-6616. pdf
70 Wang Y, Qian G, Liu F, Li Y-Z, Shen Y, and Du L. 2013. Facile method for site-specific gene integration in Lysobacter enzymogenes for yield improvement of the anti-MRSA antibiotics WAP-8294A and the antifungal antibiotic HSAF. ACS Synthetic Biology 2: 670-678. pdf
69 Wang Y, Qian G, Li Y, Wang YS, Wang YL, Wright S, Li Y-Z, Shen Y, Liu F, and Du L. 2013. Biosynthetic mechanism for sunscreens of the biocontrol agent Lysobacter enzymogenes. PLOS One 8(6): e66633. pdf
 Yellow pigments
68 Zhao PJ, Yang YL, Du L, Liu JK, and Zeng Y. 2013. Elucidating the biosynthetic pathway for vibralactone: A pancreatic lipase inhibitor with a fused bicyclic ß-lactoneAngewandte Chemie International Edition 52: 1-6. pdf
67 Xie Y, Wright S, Shen Y, and Du L. 2012. Bioactive natural products from LysobacterNatural Product Reports 29: 1277-1287. pdf
66 Gonzalez DJ. Xu Y, Yang Y, Esquenazi E, Liu W, Edlund A, Duong T, Du L, Molnár I, Gerwick WH, Jensen PR, Fischbach M, Liaw C, Straight P, Dixon JE, Nizet V, and Dorrestein PC. 2012. Observing the invisible through imaging mass spectrometry, a window into the metabolic exchange capacity of microbesJournal of Proteomics 75: 5069-5076. pdf
65 Li Y, Huffman J, Li Yu, Du L and Shen Y. 2012. 3-Hydroxylation of the polycyclic tetramate macrolactam in the biosynthesis of antifungal HSAF fromLysobacter enzymogenes C3MedChemComm 3: 982-986pdfPic MedChemComm
64 Lou L, Chen H, Cerny RL, Li Y, Shen Y, and Du L. 2012. Unusual activities of the thioesterase domain for the biosynthesis of the polycyclic tetramate macrolactam HSAF in Lysobacter enzymogenes C3Biochemistry 51, 4-6. pdf (Highlighted on Biochemistry website, January, 2012).Pic biochem 2012
63 Xu W, Zhu H, Tan N, Tang J, Zhang Y, Cerny RL, and Du L. 2012. An in vitro system to heterophyllin B biosynthesis in the medicinal plant Pseudostellaria heterophyllaPlant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 108: 137-145. pdf
62 Zhang W, Li Y, Qian G, Wang Y, Chen H, Li Y-Z, Liu F, Shen Y, and Du L. 2011. Identification and characterization of the Anti-Methicillin-ResistantStaphylococcus aureus WAP-8294A2 biosynthetic gene cluster from Lysobacter enzymogenes OH11. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 55, 5581-5589. pdf.Pic AAC 2011
61 Xu W, Li L, Du L, and Tan N. 2011. Various mechanisms in cyclopeptide production from precursors synthesized independently of nonribosomal peptide synthetases. Acta Biochimica et Biophysica Sinica. 43: 757-762. pdf.
60 Hage DS, Dodds ED, Du L, and Powers R. 2011. Research in bioanalytical separations and related techniques at the Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska. Bioanalysis 3: 1065-1076. pdf.
59 Xie Y, Zhang W, Li Y, Wang M, Cerny RL, Shen Y, and Du L. 2011. Transformation of Fusarium verticillioides with a polyketide gene cluster isolated from a fungal endophyte activates the biosynthesis of fusaric acid. Mycology 2: 24-29. pdf
58 Du L, Che Y and Oh H (Editors) 2011. Fungal Metabolites—Structures, Activities and Biosynthesis. Mycology 2 (1). pdf
57 Lou L, Qian G, Xie Y, Hang J, Chen H, Zaleta-Rivera K, Li Y, Shen Y, Dussault PH, Liu F, and Du L. 2011. Biosynthesis of HSAF, a tetramic acid-containing macrolactam from Lysobacter enzymogenes. Journal of the American Chemical Society 133: 643-645. pdfPic JACS 2011
56 Fan JT, Chen YS, Xu WY, Du L, Zeng GZ, Zhang YM, Su J, Li Y, and Tan NY. 2010. Rubiyunnanins A and B, two novel cyclic hexapeptides from Rubia yunnanensis. Tetrahedron Letters 51: 6810-6813. pdf
55 Huffman J, Gerber R, and Du L. 2010. Recent advancements in the biosynthetic mechanisms for polyketide-derived mycotoxins. Biopolymers, 93: 764-776. pdf
54 Wang J, Wang X, Zhou Y, Du L, and Wang Q. 2010. Fumonisin detection and analysis of potential fumonisin-producing Fusarium spp. in asparagus (Asparagus officinalis L.) in Zhejiang Province of China. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 90: 836-842. pdf
53 Du L and Lou L. 2010. PKSs and NRPSs releasing mechanisms. Natural Product Reports 27: 255-278. pdf
52 Du L, Tan N, Xu W, and Lou L. 2009. Plant cyclopeptides and possible biosynthetic mechanisms. Acta Botanica Yunnanica 31: 374-382. pdf
51 Li Y, Shen, Y, Zhu X, and Du L. 2009. Introduction of the AAL-toxin polyketide synthase gene ALT1 into FUM1-disrupted Fusarium verticillioidesproduces metabolites with the fumonisin methylation pattern. Journal of Natural Products 72: 1328-1330. pdf
50 Gerber R, Lou L, Huffman J, Zhu X, Lin T, Li Q, Arreguin I, Butchko RAE, Proctor RH, and Du L. 2009. Advances in Understanding the biosynthesis of fumonisins. Mycotoxin Prevention and Control in Agriculture (M Appell, DF Kendra, MW Trucksess, eds.), Vol 1031, Chapter 12, pp 167-182, ACS, Washington, D. C. pdf
49 Li S, Calvo AM, Yuen G, Du L, and Harris SD. 2009. Induction of cell wall thickening by the antifungal compound HSAF disrupts fungal growth and is mediated by sphingolipid biosynthesis. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 56: 182-187. pdf
48 Gerber R, Lou L, and Du L. 2009. A PLP-dependent polyketide chain releasing mechanism in the biosynthesis of mycotoxin fumonisins in Fusarium verticillioidesJournal of the American Chemical Society 131:3148-3149. pdf Featured on JACS website, March 2009.Pic JACS 2009
47 Zhu X, Vogeler C, and Du L. 2008. Functional complementation of fumonisin biosynthesis in FUM1-disrupted Fusarium verticillioides by the AAL-toxin polyketide synthase gene ALT1 from Alternaria alternata f. sp. LycopersiciJournal of Natural Products 71:957-960. pdf
46 Zhu X, Huffman J, Gerber R, Lou L, Xie Y, Lin T, Jorgenson J, Maresch A, Vogeler C, Wang Q, Shen Y, and Du L. 2008. Biosynthesis and genetic engineering of polyketides. Acta Botanica Yunnanica 30: 249-278 (invited on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Journal) pdf
45 Li S, Jochum CC, Yu F, Zaleta-Rivera K, Du L, Harris SD, and Yuen G. 2008. An antifungal secondary metabolite from Lysobacter enzymogenes strain C3: isolation, biological activity and potential use in plant disease control. Phytopathology 98: 695-701. pdf
44 Du L, Zhu X, Gerber R, Huffman J, Lou L, Jorgenson J, Yu F, Zaleta-Rivera K, and Wang Q. 2008. Biosynthesis of sphinganine-analog mycotoxins. Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology 35: 455-464. pdfPic JIMB fumonisin pathway 2008
43 Wang J, Zhou Y, Liu W, Zhu X, Du L, and Wang Q. 2008. Fumonisin level in corn-based food and feed from Linxian County: a high-risk area for esophageal cancer in China. Food Chemistry 106: 241-246. pdf
42 Zhu X, Yu F, Li X-C, and Du L. 2007. Production of dihydroisocoumarins in Fusarium verticillioides by swapping the ketosynthase domain of the fungal iterative modular polyketide synthase Fum1p with that of lovastatin diketide synthase. Journal of the American Chemical Society 129: 36-37. pdfPic JACS 2007
41 Yu F, Zaleta-Rivera K, Zhu X, Huffman J, Millet J, Harris SD, Yuen G, Li X, and Du L. 2007. Structure and biosynthesis of HSAF, a broad spectrum antimycotic with a novel mode of action. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 51: 64-72. pdf Cited by Faculty of 1000 Biologypdf
40 Du L. Yu F, Zhu X, Zaleta-Rivera K, Bojja RS, Ding Y, Yi H, and Wang Q. 2007. Biochemical and molecular analysis of the biosynthesis of fumonisins. Polyketides: Biosynthesis, Biological Activities and Genetic Engineering (AM Rimando and SR Baerson, ed.) ACS Symposium Series 955, ACS, Washington, D. C., pp 81-96. pdf
39 Zhu X, Yu F, Bojja RS, Zaleta-Rivera K, and Du L. 2006. Functional replacement of the ketosynthase domain of FUM1 for the biosynthesis of fummonisins, mycotoxins with a reduced polyketide chain. Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology 33: 859-868. pdf
38 Zaleta-Rivera K, Xu C, Yu F, Butchko RAE, Proctor RH, Lara MEH, Raza A, Dussault PH, and Du L. 2006. A bidomain nonribosomal peptide synthetase encoded by FUM14 catalyzes the formation of tricarballylic esters in the biosynthesis of fumonisins. Biochemistry 45: 2561-2569. pdf.Pic Biochem 2006 Fum14 NRPS cat a new rxn
37 Li S, Du L, Yuen G, and Harris SD. 2006. Distinct ceramide synthases regulate polarized growth in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus nidulansMolecular Biology of the Cell 17: 1218-1227. Cited by Faculty of 1000 Biologypdf
36 Xu L and Du L. 2006. Direct detection and quantification of Alternaria alternata lycopersici toxins using high-performance liquid chromatography-evaporative light-scattering detection. Journal of Microbiological Methods 64: 398-405. pdf
35 Wang Q, Wang J, Yu F, Zhu X, Zaleta-Rivera K, and Du L. 2006. Mycotoxin fumonisins: Health impacts and biosynthetic mechanism. Progress in Natural Science 16: 7-15. pdf
34 Yu F, Zhu X, and Du L. 2005. Developing a genetic system for functional manipulations of FUM1, a polyketide synthase gene for the biosynthesis of fumonisins in Fusarium verticillioidesFEMS Microbiology Letters 248: 257-264. pdf
33 Yi H, Bojja RS, Fu J, and Du L. 2005. Direct evidence for the function of FUM13 in 3-ketoreduction of mycotoxin fumonisins in Fusarium verticillioides. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 53: 5456-5460. pdf
32 Shen B, Chen M, Cheng Y, Du L, Edwards D, George NP, Huang Y, Oh T, Sanchez C, Tang G, Wendt-Pienkowski E, and Yi F. 2005. Prerequisites for combinatorial biosynthesis: evolution of hybrid NRPS/PKS gene clusters. Ernst Schering Res Found Workshop 51: 107-126. pdf
31 Bojja RS, Cerny R, Proctor RH, and Du L. 2004. Determining the biosynthetic sequence in the early steps of the fumonisin pathway by use of three gene-disruption mutants of Fusarium verticillioidesJournal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 52: 2855-2860. pdf
30 Ding Y, Bojja RS, and Du L. 2004. Fum3p, a 2-ketoglutarate dependent dioxygenase, is required for C-5 hydroxylation of fumonisins in Fusarium verticillioidesApplied and Environmental Microbiology 70: 1931-1934. pdf
29 Du L, Chen M, Zhang Y, and Shen B. 2003. BlmIII and BlmIV nonribosomal peptide synthetase-catalyzed biosynthesis of the bleomycin bithiazole moiety involving both in cis and in trans aminoacylation. Biochemistry 42: 9731-9740.
28 Du L, Cheng YQ, Ingenhorst G, Tang GL, Huang Y, and Shen B. 2003. Hybrid peptide-polyketide natural products: biosynthesis and prospects towards engineering novel molecules. In Genetic Engineering, Vol. 25, Setlow, JK ed, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, pp227-267.
27 Shen B, Du L, Sanchez C, Edwards D, Chen M, and Murrell JM. 2002. Cloning and characterization of the bleomycin biosynthetic gene cluster fromStreptomyces verticillus ATCC15003. Journal of Natural Products 65: 422-431.
26 Shen B, Du L., Sanchez C, Edwards D, Chen M, and Murrell JM. 2001. The biosynthetic gene cluster for the anticancer drug bleomycin fromStreptomyces verticillus ATCC 15003 as a model for hybrid peptide-polyketide natural product biosynthesis. Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology 27: 378-385.
25 Hansen CH, Du L, Naur P, Olsen CE, Axelsen KB, Hick AJ, Pickett JA, and Halkier BA. 2001. The oxime-metabolizing enzyme CYP83B1 in the glucosinolate pathway is related to the oxime-metabolizing enzyme in the cyanogenic glucoside pathway. Journal of Biological Chemistry 276: 24790-24796.
24 Sanchez C, Du L, Edwards D, and Shen B. 2001. Cloning and characterization of a phosphopantetheinyl transferase from Streptomyces verticillusATCC 15003, the producer of the hybrid peptide-polyketide antitumor drug bleomycin. Chemistry & Biology 8: 725-738.
23 Du L and Shen B. 2001. Biosynthesis of hybrid peptide-polyketide natural products. Current Opinion in Drug Discovery and Development 4: 215-228.
22 Du L, Sanchez C, and Shen B. 2001. Hybrid peptide-polyketide natural products: biosynthesis and prospects towards engineering novel molecules. Metabolic Engineering 3: 78-95.
21 Shen B, Du L, Sanchez C, Chen M, and Edwards DJ. 2000. Bleomycin gene cluster components and their uses, WIPO patent number WO 040704, issued on July 13, 2000.
20 Du L, Sanchez C, Chen M, Edwards D, and Shen B. 2000. The biosynthetic gene cluster for the antitumor drug bleomycin from Streptomyces verticillus ATCC15003 supporting functional interactions between nonribosomal peptide synthetases and a polyketide synthase. Chemistry & Biology 7: 623-642. Featured in C & E News, 2000, 78, 33.
19 Du L, Chen M, Sanchez C, and Shen B. 2000. An oxidation domain in nonribosomal peptide synthetases probably catalyzing the formation of thiazoles in the biosynthesis of antitumor drug bleomycin. FEMS Microbiology Letters 189:171-175.
18 Shen Y, Gan F, Du L, Hao X.  2000. Biosynthesis of polyketides. Huaxue Jinzhan,  12: 401-408.
17 Du L and Shen B. 1999. Identification and characterization of a type-II peptidyl carrier protein (PCP) from Streptomyces verticillus ATCC 15003.Chemistry & Biology 6: 507-517
16 Shen B, Du L, Sanchez C, Chen M, Edwards D. 1999. Bleomycin biosynthesis in Streptomyces verticillus ATCC 15003: a model of hybrid peptide and polyketide biosynthesis. Bioorganic Chemistry 27: 155-177.
15 Du L and Halkier BA. 1998. Biosynthesis of glucosinolates in the developing silique walls and seeds of Sinapis alba L. Phytochemistry 48: 1145-1150.
14 Halkier BA and Du L. 1997. The biosynthesis  of glucosinolates. Trends in Plant Science 2: 425-431.
13 Du L and Halkier BA. 1997. Involvement of cytochrome P450 in oxime production in glucosinolate biosynthesis. in Sulphur Metabolism in Higher Plants. Molecular, Ecophysiological, and Nutritional Aspects (eds. Cram, WJ, et al.). Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. The Netherlands, pp. 271-274.
12 Du L and Halkier BA. 1996. Isolation of a microsomal enzyme system involved in glucosinolate biosynthesis from seedlings of Tropaeolum majus L. Plant Physiology 111: 831-837.
11 Du L, Lykkesfeldt J, Olsen C, Halkier BA. 1995.  Involvement of cytochrome P450 in oxime production in glucosinolate biosynthesis as demonstrated by an in vitro microsomal enzyme system isolated from jasmonic acid-induced seedlings of Sinapis abla L. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 92: 12505-12509.
10 Du L, Bokanga M, Møller BL, Halkier BA. 1995. The biosynthesis of cyanogenic glucosides in roots of cassava. Phytochemistry 39: 323-327.
9 Wang Z and Du L. 1995. Fast purification of coagulogen from commercial limulus reagents. Academic Journal of Kunming Medical College 16: 18-21.
8 Koch B, Sibbesen O, Swain E, Kahn R, Du L, Bak S, Halkier B, and Møller B. 1994. Possible use of a biotechnological approach to optimize and regulate the content and distribution of cyanogenic glucosides in cassava to increase food safety. Acta Horticultura 375: 45-60.
7 Du L, Møller B, and Halkier B. 1994. The biosynthesis of cyanogenic glucosides in tubers of Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz)[linamarin]. Physiologia Plantarum (Denmark).
6 Du L and Li Y. 1993. Isolation and characterization of an antifungal protein from inflorescences of Trachycarpus fortunei W. Acta Phytophysiologica Sinica 19: 167-171.
5 Du L, Li Y, and H Y. 1993. Chitinase and ß-1,3-glucanase activities in tobacco transformed with TMV coat protein gene. Acta Botanica Yunnanica 15: 107-109.
4 Du L, Wang S, Li Y, Hu Y, and Hu Z. 1992. Isolation and characterization of an antifungal glycoprotein from Panax japonicus var. major. Acta Botanica Yunnanica 14: 430-436.
3 Du L, Hu Y, Li Y, Gan F, and Ji B. 1992. Isolation and characterization of an antifungal protein from Paris polyphylla var. yunnanesis F. in The Proceedings of the first Academic Annual  Meeting of Young Scientists, Yunnan Association for Science and Technology, Yunnan Science and Technology Press, Kunming, pp. 225-230.
2 Du L and Wang J. 1992. Chitinase and ß-1,3-glucanase in rice against blast disease. Acta Phytophysiologica Sinica 18: 29-36.
1 Du L and Wang J. 1990. The role of pathogenesis-related proteins in plant resistance to pathogen infection. Plant Physiology Communications 4: 1-6.



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