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Pinfen Yang PhD

Associate professor

Institution: Marquette University
Department: Biological Sciences


Publications (27)

  • General and specific promotion of flagellar assembly by a flagellar nucleoside diphosphate kinase. (Zhu X, Poghosyan E, Gopal R, Liu Y, Ciruelas KS, Maizy Y, Diener DR, King SM, Ishikawa T, Yang P) Mol Biol Cell 2017 Nov 01;28(22):3029-3042 PMID: 28877983 PMCID: PMC5662260 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85032633145 09/08/2017       7 Citations
  • H+- and Na+- elicited rapid changes of the microtubule cytoskeleton in the biflagellated green alga Chlamydomonas. (Liu Y, Visetsouk M, Mynlieff M, Qin H, Lechtreck KF, Yang P) Elife 2017 Sep 06;6 PMID: 28875932 PMCID: PMC5779235 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85032965802 09/07/2017       9 Citations
  • Radial Spokes-A Snapshot of the Motility Regulation, Assembly, and Evolution of Cilia and Flagella. (Zhu X, Liu Y, Yang P) Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 2017 May 01;9(5) PMID: 27940518 PMCID: PMC5411694 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85018763099 12/13/2016       30 Citations
  • Myc-binding protein orthologue interacts with AKAP240 in the central pair apparatus of the Chlamydomonas flagella. (Rao VG, Sarafdar RB, Chowdhury TS, Sivadas P, Yang P, Dongre PM, D'Souza JS) BMC Cell Biol 2016 Jun 10;17(1):24 PMID: 27287193 PMCID: PMC4901443 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84975450227 06/12/2016       13 Citations
  • Single-particle imaging reveals intraflagellar transport-independent transport and accumulation of EB1 in Chlamydomonas flagella. (Harris JA, Liu Y, Yang P, Kner P, Lechtreck KF) Mol Biol Cell 2016 Jan 15;27(2):295-307 PMID: 26631555 PMCID: PMC4713132 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84954509553 12/04/2015       43 Citations
  • Molecular tools for studying the radial spoke. (Zhu X, Liu Y, Sivadas P, Gupta A, Yang P) Methods Enzymol 2013;524:19-36 PMID: 23498732 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84875243620 03/19/2013       1 Citation
  • A flagellar A-kinase anchoring protein with two amphipathic helices forms a structural scaffold in the radial spoke complex. (Sivadas P, Dienes JM, St Maurice M, Meek WD, Yang P) J Cell Biol 2012 Nov 12;199(4):639-51 PMID: 23148234 PMCID: PMC3494852 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84871946433 11/14/2012       25 Citations
  • The DPY-30 domain and its flanking sequence mediate the assembly and modulation of flagellar radial spoke complexes. (Gopal R, Foster KW, Yang P) Mol Cell Biol 2012 Oct;32(19):4012-24 PMID: 22851692 PMCID: PMC3457544 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84868709371 08/02/2012       14 Citations
  • The versatile molecular complex component LC8 promotes several distinct steps of flagellar assembly. (Gupta A, Diener DR, Sivadas P, Rosenbaum JL, Yang P) J Cell Biol 2012 Jul 09;198(1):115-26 PMID: 22753897 PMCID: PMC3392930 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84865065897 07/04/2012       31 Citations
  • Sequential assembly of flagellar radial spokes. (Diener DR, Yang P, Geimer S, Cole DG, Sale WS, Rosenbaum JL) Cytoskeleton (Hoboken) 2011 Jul;68(7):389-400 PMID: 21692193 PMCID: PMC3789627 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79960519014 06/22/2011       47 Citations
  • Chlamydomonas mutants display reversible deficiencies in flagellar beating and axonemal assembly. (Wei M, Sivadas P, Owen HA, Mitchell DR, Yang P) Cytoskeleton (Hoboken) 2010 Feb;67(2):71-80 PMID: 20169531 PMCID: PMC2835312 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77951895174 02/20/2010       14 Citations
  • Novel LC8 mutations have disparate effects on the assembly and stability of flagellar complexes. (Yang P, Yang C, Wirschell M, Davis S) J Biol Chem 2009 Nov 06;284(45):31412-21 PMID: 19696030 PMCID: PMC2781537 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-71449119823 08/22/2009       18 Citations
  • Isolation and analysis of radial spoke proteins. (Kelekar P, Wei M, Yang P) Methods Cell Biol 2009;92:181-96 PMID: 20409806 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77956621420 01/01/2009       6 Citations
  • Dimeric heat shock protein 40 binds radial spokes for generating coupled power strokes and recovery strokes of 9 + 2 flagella. (Yang C, Owen HA, Yang P) J Cell Biol 2008 Jan 28;180(2):403-15 PMID: 18227282 PMCID: PMC2213584 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-38749101566 01/30/2008       45 Citations
  • Building a radial spoke: flagellar radial spoke protein 3 (RSP3) is a dimer. (Wirschell M, Zhao F, Yang C, Yang P, Diener D, Gaillard A, Rosenbaum JL, Sale WS) Cell Motil Cytoskeleton 2008 Mar;65(3):238-48 PMID: 18157907 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-40049083532 12/25/2007       36 Citations
  • The Chlamydomonas genome reveals the evolution of key animal and plant functions. (Merchant SS, Prochnik SE, Vallon O, Harris EH, Karpowicz SJ, Witman GB, Terry A, Salamov A, Fritz-Laylin LK, Maréchal-Drouard L, Marshall WF, Qu LH, Nelson DR, Sanderfoot AA, Spalding MH, Kapitonov VV, Ren Q, Ferris P, Lindquist E, Shapiro H, Lucas SM, Grimwood J, Schmutz J, Cardol P, Cerutti H, Chanfreau G, Chen CL, Cognat V, Croft MT, Dent R, Dutcher S, Fernández E, Fukuzawa H, González-Ballester D, González-Halphen D, Hallmann A, Hanikenne M, Hippler M, Inwood W, Jabbari K, Kalanon M, Kuras R, Lefebvre PA, Lemaire SD, Lobanov AV, Lohr M, Manuell A, Meier I, Mets L, Mittag M, Mittelmeier T, Moroney JV, Moseley J, Napoli C, Nedelcu AM, Niyogi K, Novoselov SV, Paulsen IT, Pazour G, Purton S, Ral JP, Riaño-Pachón DM, Riekhof W, Rymarquis L, Schroda M, Stern D, Umen J, Willows R, Wilson N, Zimmer SL, Allmer J, Balk J, Bisova K, Chen CJ, Elias M, Gendler K, Hauser C, Lamb MR, Ledford H, Long JC, Minagawa J, Page MD, Pan J, Pootakham W, Roje S, Rose A, Stahlberg E, Terauchi AM, Yang P, Ball S, Bowler C, Dieckmann CL, Gladyshev VN, Green P, Jorgensen R, Mayfield S, Mueller-Roeber B, Rajamani S, Sayre RT, Brokstein P, Dubchak I, Goodstein D, Hornick L, Huang YW, Jhaveri J, Luo Y, Martínez D, Ngau WC, Otillar B, Poliakov A, Porter A, Szajkowski L, Werner G, Zhou K, Grigoriev IV, Rokhsar DS, Grossman AR) Science 2007 Oct 12;318(5848):245-50 PMID: 17932292 PMCID: PMC2875087 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-35348896591 10/13/2007       2051 Citations
  • Radial spoke proteins of Chlamydomonas flagella. (Yang P, Diener DR, Yang C, Kohno T, Pazour GJ, Dienes JM, Agrin NS, King SM, Sale WS, Kamiya R, Rosenbaum JL, Witman GB) J Cell Sci 2006 Mar 15;119(Pt 6):1165-74 PMID: 16507594 PMCID: PMC1973137 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33645744387 03/02/2006       186 Citations
  • The flagellar motility of Chlamydomonas pf25 mutant lacking an AKAP-binding protein is overtly sensitive to medium conditions. (Yang C, Yang P) Mol Biol Cell 2006 Jan;17(1):227-38 PMID: 16267272 PMCID: PMC1345661 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-30044437241 11/04/2005       25 Citations
  • Dimeric novel HSP40 is incorporated into the radial spoke complex during the assembly process in flagella. (Yang C, Compton MM, Yang P) Mol Biol Cell 2005 Feb;16(2):637-48 PMID: 15563613 PMCID: PMC545900 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-12844261585 11/26/2004       46 Citations
  • IC138 is a WD-repeat dynein intermediate chain required for light chain assembly and regulation of flagellar bending. (Hendrickson TW, Perrone CA, Griffin P, Wuichet K, Mueller J, Yang P, Porter ME, Sale WS) Mol Biol Cell 2004 Dec;15(12):5431-42 PMID: 15469982 PMCID: PMC532023 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-9444222732 10/08/2004       91 Citations
  • Flagellar radial spoke protein 2 is a calmodulin binding protein required for motility in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. (Yang P, Yang C, Sale WS) Eukaryot Cell 2004 Feb;3(1):72-81 PMID: 14871938 PMCID: PMC329519 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-1242345201 02/12/2004       51 Citations
  • The radial spokes and central apparatus: mechano-chemical transducers that regulate flagellar motility. (Smith EF, Yang P) Cell Motil Cytoskeleton 2004 Jan;57(1):8-17 PMID: 14648553 PMCID: PMC1950942 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0346732099 12/03/2003       225 Citations
  • Chlamydomonas reinhardtii produces a profilin with unusual biochemical properties. (Kovar DR, Yang P, Sale WS, Drobak BK, Staiger CJ) J Cell Sci 2001 Dec;114(Pt 23):4293-305 PMID: 11739661 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0035214288 12/12/2001       34 Citations
  • Localization of calmodulin and dynein light chain LC8 in flagellar radial spokes. (Yang P, Diener DR, Rosenbaum JL, Sale WS) J Cell Biol 2001 Jun 11;153(6):1315-26 PMID: 11402073 PMCID: PMC2192029 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0035844885 06/13/2001       154 Citations
  • Casein kinase I is anchored on axonemal doublet microtubules and regulates flagellar dynein phosphorylation and activity. (Yang P, Sale WS) J Biol Chem 2000 Jun 23;275(25):18905-12 PMID: 10858448 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034705378 06/20/2000       96 Citations
  • Protein phosphatases PP1 and PP2A are located in distinct positions in the Chlamydomonas flagellar axoneme. (Yang P, Fox L, Colbran RJ, Sale WS) J Cell Sci 2000 Jan;113 ( Pt 1):91-102 PMID: 10591628 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0033967129 12/11/1999       88 Citations
  • The Mr 140,000 intermediate chain of Chlamydomonas flagellar inner arm dynein is a WD-repeat protein implicated in dynein arm anchoring. (Yang P, Sale WS) Mol Biol Cell 1998 Dec;9(12):3335-49 PMID: 9843573 PMCID: PMC25632 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031593475 12/08/1998       87 Citations
  • Last update: 10/09/2017