Evgeny A. Fadeev, Minkui Luo, and John T. Groves, “Synthesis, Structure and Molecular Dynamics of Gallium Complexes of Schizokinen and the Amphiphilic Siderophore Acinetoferrin”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 12065-12075.

Minkui Luo, Evgeny A. Fadeev, and John T. Groves, “Membrane Dynamics of the Amphiphilic Siderophore, Acinetoferrin”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 1726-1736.

Evgeny A. Fadeev, Minkui Luo, and John T. Groves, “Synthesis and Structural Modeling of the Amphiphilic Siderophore Rhizobactin-1021 and its Analogs”, Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2005, 15, 3771-3774.

Minkui Luo, Evgeny A. Fadeev, and John T. Groves, “Mycobactin-mediated Iron Acquisition within Macrophages”, Nat. Chem. Biol. 2005, 1, 149-153.

Minkui Luo, Hening Lin, Michael A. Fischbach, David R. Liu, Christopher T. Walsh, John T. Groves, “Enzymatic Tailoring of the Bacterial Siderophore Enterobactin Alters Membrane Partitioning and Iron Acquisition”, ACS Chem. Biol. 2006, 1, 29-32.

Minkui Luo, Vipender Singh, Erika A. Taylor and Vern L. Schramm, “Transition-State Variation in Human, Bovine, and Plasmodium falciparum Adenosine Deaminases”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 8008-8017.

Jemy A. Gutierrez, Minkui Luo (co-first author), Vipender Singh, Lei Li, Rosemary L. Brown, Gillian E. Norris, Gary B. Evans, Richard H. Furneaux, Peter C. Tyler, Gavin F. Painter, Dirk H. Lenz, and Vern L. Schramm, “Picomolar Inhibitors as Transition State Probes of 5'-Methylthioadenosine Nucleosidases”, ACS Chem. Biol. 2007, 2, 725-734.

Vipender Singh, Minkui Luo, Rosemary L. Brown, Gillian E. Norris and Vern L. Schramm, “Transition State Structure of Neisseria meningitides 5´-Methylthioadenosine/S-adenosylhomocysteine Nucleosidase”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 13831-13833.

Minkui Luo and Vern L. Schramm, “Transition State Structure of E. coli tRNA-specific Adenosine Deaminase”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 2649-2655.

Minkui Luo, Lei Li and Vern L. Schramm “Remote Mutations Alter Transition State Structure of Human Purine Nucleoside Phosphorylase”, Biochemistry 2008, 47, 2565-2576.

Lei Li, Minkui Luo, Mahmoud Ghanem, Erika A. Taylor and Vern L. Schramm, “Residues Remote from Catalytic Sites Contribute to Transition State Structure in Bovine Purine Nucleoside Phosphorylase”, Biochemistry 2008, 47, 2577-2583.

Minkui Luo and Vern L. Schramm, “Ribosyl Geometry in the Transition State of Streptococcus pneumoniae Methylthioadenosine Nucleosidase from the 3´-2H Kinetic Isotope Effect”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 11617-11619.

María B. Cassera, Keith Z. Hazleton, Paul M. Riegelhaupt, Emilio F. Merino, Minkui Luo, Myles H. Akabas and Vern L. Schramm, “Erythrocytic adenosine monophosphate as an alternative purine”, J. Biol. Chem. 2008, 283, 32889-32899.

Yong Zhang, Minkui Luo and Vern L. Schramm, “Transition State Structures of Plasmodium falciparum and Human Orotate Phosphoribosyltransferases”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 4685-4694.