Xiaohui Qu: Publications


Wang H, Sun L, Gaba A, Qu X. An in vitro single-molecule assay for eukaryotic cap-dependent translation initiation kinetics. Nucleic Acids Res. 2019 Nov 13. pii: gkz1066. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkz1066. [Epub ahead of print]

X Qu. Single-Molecule Optical Tweezers Studies of Translation. Biophysics of RNA-Protein Interactions, 143-164

Zhovmer A and Qu X. Proximal disruptor aided ligation (ProDAL) of kilobase-long RNAs. RNA Biol. 2016 Jul 2;13(7):613-21.

Qu X, Lancaster L, Noller HF, Bustamante C, and Tinoco I, Jr. Ribosomal protein S1 unwinds double-stranded RNA in multiple steps. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2012 September 4;109(36):14458-14463.

Qu X, Wen J-D, Lancaster L, Noller HF, Bustamante C, and Tinoco I, Jr. The ribosome uses two active mechanisms to unwind messenger RNA during translation. Nature. 2011 Jul 6;475(7354):118-21. doi: 10.1038/nature10126.

Tinoco I, Jr., Chen G, and Qu X. RNA Reactions One Molecule at a Time. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2010 Nov;2(11):a003624. Epub 2010 Apr 14.

Li Y, Qu X, Ma A, Smith GJ, Scherer NF, and Dinner AR. Models of single-molecule experiments with periodic perturbations reveal hidden dynamics in RNA folding. J Phys Chem B. 2009 May 28;113(21):7579-90.

Lin Y, Zhao T, Jian X, Farooqui X, Qu X, He C, Dinner AR, and Scherer NF. Using the bias from flow to elucidate single DNA repair protein sliding and interactions with DNA. Biophys J. 2009 Mar 4;96(5):1911-7.

Qu X, Smith GJ, Lee K-T, Sosnick TR, Pan T and Scherer NF. Single-Molecule non-equilibrium periodic Mg2+-concentration jump experiments reveal details of the early folding pathways of a large RNA. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 May 6;105(18):6602-7. Epub 2008 Apr 30.

Smith GJ, Lee K-T, Qu X, Xie Z, Pesic J, Sosnick TR, Pan T, and Scherer NF. A large collapse-state RNA can exhibit simple exponential single molecule dynamics. J Mol Biol. 2008 May 9;378(4):943-53. Epub 2008 Feb 4.

Qu X, Wu D, Mets L, and Scherer NF. Nanometer localized multiple single molecule fluorescence microscopy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Aug 3;101(31):11298-303. Epub 2004 Jul 26.

Qu X, Aldana M, and Kadanoff LP. Numerical and theoretical studies of noise effects in the Kauffman model. J. Stat. Phys. 2002 109:967-986.