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Publications (after joining HKU in July 2008):

51. Wang X, Zhang Y, Ren M, Xia T, Chu X, Liu C, Lin X, Huang Y, Chen Z, Yan A, Luo H, Cryptic Speciation of a Pelagic Roseobacter Population Varying at a Few Thousand Nucleotide Sites, The ISME Journal 2020, doi:10.1038/s41396-020-00743-7

50. Xu Z, Li Y, Li M, Xiang H, Yan A*, Harnessing the native CRISPR-Cas systems for genome editing in prokaryotes, Environ. Microbiol. 2020, doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.15116.

49. Xu Z, Li Y, Yan A* Repurposing the native type I-F CRISPR-Cas system in P. aeruginosa for genome editing, Star Protocol 2020, 1: 100039 doi:10.1016/j.xpro.2020.100039.

48. Xu Z, Wang P, Wang H, Yu ZH, Au-Yeung HY, Hirayama T, Sun H, Yan A* Zinc excess increases cellular demand for iron and decreases tolerance to copper in Escherichia coli, J. Biol. Chem 2019, 294(45) 16978-16991.

47. Xu Z, Li M, Li Y, Cao H, Miao L, Xu Z, Higuchi Y, Yamasaki S, Nishino K, Woo PCY, Xiang H, Yan A*, Native CRISPR-Cas-mediated genome editing enables dissecting and sensitizing clinical multidrug resistant P. aeruginosa, Cell Rep. 2019, 29 1707-1717.

46. Wang H, Wang M, Yang X, Xu X, Hao Q, Yan A, Hu M, Lobinski R, Li H, Sun H, Antimicrobial Silver Targets Glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate Dehydrogenase in Glycolysis of E. coli, Chem. Sci 2019, 10, 7193-7199. DOI: 10.1039/c9sc02032b.

45. Wang H, Yan A, Liu Z, Yang X, Xu Z, Wang Y, Wang R, Koohi-Moghadam M, Hu L, Xia W, Tang H, Wang Y, Li H, Sun H., Deciphering molecular mechanism of silver by integrated omic approaches enables enhancing its antimicrobial efficacy in E. coli, PLoS Biol 2019,17(6): e3000292.

44. Wang Z.#, Sun J.#, Tian M.#, Xu Z., Liu Y., Fu, J., Yan A*, Liu, X*,  Proteomic analysis of FNR-regulated anaerobiosis in Salmonella Typhimurium, Journal of The American Society for Mass Spectrometry 2019, Vol. 30 DOI: 10.1007/s13361-019-02145-2

43. Long S, Miao L, Li R, Deng F, Qiao Q, Liu X, Yan A, Xu Z, Rapid Identification of Bacteria by Differential Emissions of a Transformable Fluorescent Sensor, ACS sensors 2019, 4, 281-285

42. Cao H, Xia T, Li Y, Xu Z, Bougouffa S, Lo YT, Bajic V, Luo H, Woo, PCY, Yan A*, uncoupled quorum sensing modulates the interplay of virulence and resistance in a multidrug resistant clinical P. aeruginosa isolate belong to the MLST550 clonal complex, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy2019, 63 (4), e01944-18. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01944-18

41. Andolina G, Wei R, Liu H, Yang X, Cao H, Chen S, Yan A, Li XD, Li X, Metabolic Labeling of Pseudaminic Acid-containing Glycans on Bacterial Surfaces, ACS Chemical Biology 2018; 13(10):3030-3037, doi: 10.1021/acschembio.8b00822.

40. Wang Z, Sun J, Xia T, Liu Y, Fu J, Lo Y., Chang C, Yan A*, Liu X*, Proteomic delineation of the ArcA regulon in Salmonella Typhimurium during anaerobiosis, Molecular Cellular Proteomics 2018; 17(10):1937-1947, doi: 10.1074/mcp.RA117.000563.

39. Heshiki1 Y, Dissanayake1 T, Zheng T, Kang K, Ni Y, Xu Z, Sarkar C, Woo CY, Chow K. C. Chow, Baker D, Yan A, Webster C, Panagiotou G*, Li J Toward a Metagenomic Understanding on the Bacterial Composition and Resistome in Hong Kong Banknotes, Frontiers in Microbiology 2017 doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00632

38. Neelakantan P *, Romero M, Vera J, Daood U, Khan A, Yan A., Cheung G, Biofilms in Endodontics - Current Status and Future Directions, International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2017; 18, 1748; doi:10.3390/ijms18081748

37. Cao H*, Lai Y, Bougouffa S, Xu Z, Yan A.* Comparative genome and transcriptome analysis reveals distinctive surface characteristics and unique physiological potentials in Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 27853, BMC Genomics 2017; 18:459 doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-3842-z.

36. Lai Y, Xu Z, Yan A. *A novel regulatory circuit to control indole biosynthesis protects Escherichia coli from nitrosative damages during the anaerobic respiration of nitrate, Environmental Microbiology 2017; 19: 598-610

35. Gan R, Deng Z, Yan A, Shah NP, Lui WY, Chan CL, Corke H, Pigmented edible bean coats as natural sources of polyphenols with antioxidant and antibacterial effects, Food Science and Technology 2016; 73, 168-177

34. Xiao M, Lai Y, Sun J, Chen G, Yan A.* Transcriptional regulation of the outer membrane protein ompW reveals its role in the transition from aerobic to the anaerobic lifestyle of Escherichia coli, Frontiers in Microbiology 2016; doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00799

33. Fung KC, Ma YZ, Xia TY, Luk CH, Yan A.* Signaling by the heavy-metal sensor CusS involves rearranged helical interactions in specific transmembrane regions, Molecular Microbiology 2016;100 (5), 774-787

32. Xu Z, Yan A.* Multidrug Efflux Systems in Microaerobic and Anaerobic Bacteria, Antibiotics 2015; 4, 379-396.

31. Wang X*, Quinn P, Yan A.* Kdo2-lipid A: Structural Diversity and Impact on Immunopharmacology, Biological Reviews 2015; 90, 408-427.

30. Deng Z, Sun J, Yan A.* Bacterial Multidrug Efflux Pumps: Regulation, Physiology and Pharmacological Exploitations, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 2014; 453: 254-267.

29. Fung KC, Lau WY, Chan WT, Yan A.* Copper efflux is induced during anaerobic amino acid limitation in Escherichia coli to protect iron-sulfur cluster enzymes and biogenesis #, Journal of Bacteriology 2013; 195:4556–4568. (#: highlighted in Journal of Bacteriology 2013; 195: 4553-4555; and is recommended by F1000 Prime Access the recommendation on F1000 Prime)

28. Deng Z, Shan Y, Pan Q, Gao X, Yan A.* Anaerobic expression of the gadE-mdtEF multidrug efflux operon is primarily regulated by the two-component system ArcBA through antagonizing the H-NS mediated repression, Frontiers in Microbiology 2013; doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00194.

27. Shetye GS, Singh N, Gao X, Bandyopadhyay D, Yan A. *; Luk, Y.* Structures and biofilm inhibition activities of brominated furanones for Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa, MedChemComm 2013; 4:1079-1084.

26. Shan Y, Lai Y, Yan A*. Metabolic reprogramming under microaerobic and anaerobic conditions in bacteria, Reprogramming Metabolic Pathways 2012; 55:159-179, Chapter 8, Springer publisher

25. Pan Q, Shan Y, Yan A. * A region at C-terminus of the E. coli global transcription factor FNR negatively mediates its degradation by the ClpXP protease, Biochemistry 2012; 51 (25):5061-5071.

24. Shan Y, Pan Q, Liu J, Huang F, Sun H, Nishino K, Yan A.* Covalently linking the Escherichia coli global anaerobic regulator FNR in tandem allows it to function as an oxygen stable dimer, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 2012; 419:43-48.

23. ZhangY, Xiao M, Horiyama T, Zhang Y, Li X, Nishino K, Yan A.* The multidrug efflux pump MdtEF protects against nitrosative damage during the anaerobic respiration in Escherichia coli, The Journal of Biological Chemistry 2011; 286:26576-26584.

22. Yan A*, Kiley P, Techniques to isolate O2-sensitive proteins: [4Fe-4S]-FNR as an example, Methods in Enzymology 2009; 463:787-805.

21. Yan A, Kiley P. Dissecting the Role of the N-terminal Region of Escherichia coli Global Transcription Factor FNR , Journal of Bacteriology 2008; 190:8230-8233.