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Yu Luo BSc, MSc, PhD Associate Professor Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunology

Address
3D30.5 Health Sciences Building

Research Area(s)

  • Structure, function and inhibitory studies on key proteins involved in DNA repair and in D-alanylation of teichoic acids in Gram-positive bacteria.

About

Ph.D., 1993, Peking University China, Department of Chemistry
M.Sc. 1990, Peking University China, Department of Chemistry
B.Sc. 1987, Peking University China, Department of Chemistry


Research

Dr. Luo's research interests include structure, function and inhibitory studies on key proteins involved in DNA repair and in D-alanylation of teichoic acids in Gram-positive bacteria.

Recent Publications

  • Luo Y, Javed MA, Deneer H, Chen X. Nutrient depletion-induced production of tri-acylated      glycerophospholipids in Acinetobacter radioresistens. Scientific Reports. 2018 May.
  • Luo Y, Javed MA, Deneer H. Comparative study on nutrient depletion-induced lipidome adaptations in Staphylococcus haemolyticus and Staphylococcus epidermidis. Scientific Reports. 2018 Feb;8(1):2356. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-20801-7.
  • Atila M, Katselis G, Chumala P, Luo Y. Characterization of N-Succinylation of L-Lysylphosphatidylglycerol in Bacillus subtilis Using Tandem Mass Spectrometry. J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 2016 Aug 9;27(10):1606-13. Epub 2016 Aug 9.
  • Alam MK, Alhhazmi A, DeCoteau JF, Luo Y, Geyer CR. RecA Inhibitors Potentiate Antibiotic Activity and Block Evolution of Antibiotic Resistance. Cell Chemical Biology. 2016 Mar;23(3):381-391.
  • Luo Y. Alanylated lipoteichoic acid primer in Bacillus subtilis. F1000Research. 2016 Apr;5:155.
  • Atila M, Luo Y. Profiling and tandem mass spectrometry analysis of aminoacylated phospholipids in Bacillus subtilis. F1000Research. 2016 Apr;5:121