Li lab Publications


A chloroquine-induced macrophage-preconditioning strategy for improved nanodelivery
Wolfram, J, Nizzero, S, Liu, H, Li, F, Zhang, G, Li, Z, Shen, H, Blanco, E & Ferrari, M 2017, Scientific Reports, vol 7, no. 1, pp. 13738. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-14221-2

The Isomeric Preference of an Atypical Dopamine Transporter Inhibitor Contributes to Its Selection of the Transporter Conformation
Abramyan, AM, Stolzenberg, S, Li, Z, Loland, CJ, Noé, F & Shi, L 2017, ACS Chemical Neuroscience, vol 8, no. 8, pp. 1735-1746. DOI: 10.1021/acschemneuro.7b00094

The role of transmembrane segment 5 (TM5) in Na2 release and the conformational transition of neurotransmitter: sodium symporters toward the inward-open state
Stolzenberg, S, Li, Z, Quick, M, Malinauskaite, L, Nissen, P, Weinstein, H, Javitch, JA & Shi, L 2017, Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol 292, no. 18, pp. 7372-7384. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M116.757153

Pet Imaging and its Application in Cardiovascular Diseases
Li, Z, Gupte, AA, Zhang, A & Hamilton, DJ 2017, Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal, vol 13, no. 1, pp. 29-33. DOI: 10.14797/mdcj-13-1-29

An agent for optical imaging of TrkC-expressing, breast cancer
Kamkaew, A, Li, F, Li, Z & Burgess, K 2017, MedChemComm, vol 8, no. 10, pp. 1946-1952. DOI: 10.1039/c7md00328e

Prediction and Early Evaluation of Anticancer Therapy Response: From Imaging of Drug Efflux Pumps to Targeted Therapy Response
Menga, Q, Li, Z & Li, S 2016, Current Medicinal Chemistry, vol 23, no. 41, pp. 4625-4638. DOI: 10.2174

Structure-Based Design of Potent Nicotinamide Phosphoribosyltransferase Inhibitors with Promising in Vitro and in Vivo Antitumor Activities
Bai, J, Liao, C, Liu, Y, Qin, X, Chen, J, Qiu, Y, Qin, D, Li, Z, Tu, ZC & Jiang, S 2016, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, vol 59, no. 12, pp. 5766-5779. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.6b00324

Substrate-induced unlocking of the inner gate determines the catalytic efficiency of a neurotransmitter: Sodium symporter
Billesbølle, CB, Krüger, MB, Shi, L, Quick, M, Li, Z, Stolzenberg, S, Kniazeff, J, Gotfryd, K, Mortensen, JS, Javitch, JA, Weinstein, H, Loland, CJ & Gether, U 2015, Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol 290, no. 44, pp. 26725-26738. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M115.677658

Discovery of Novel Class i Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors with Promising in Vitro and in Vivo Antitumor Activities
Yao, Y, Tu, Z, Liao, C, Wang, Z, Li, S, Yao, H, Li, Z & Jiang, S 2015, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, vol 58, no. 19, pp. 7672-7680. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.5b01044


An HDAC-Targeted Imaging Probe LBH589-Cy5.5 for Tumor Detection and Therapy Evaluation
Meng, Q, Liu, Z, Li, F, Ma, J, Wang, H, Huan, Y & Li, Z 2015, Molecular Pharmaceutics, vol 12, no. 7, pp. 2469-2476. DOI: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.5b00167

Identification of a second substrate-binding site in solute-sodium symporters
Li, Z, Lee, ASE, Bracher, S, Jung, H, Paz, A, Kumar, JP, Abramson, J, Quick, M & Shi, L 2015, Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol 290, no. 12. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.A114.584383

One-step 18F labeling of non-peptidic bivalent integrin avß3 antagonist for cancer imaging
Wang, W, Liu, Z & Li, Z 2015, Bioconjugate Chemistry, vol 26, no. 1, pp. 24-28. DOI: 10.1021/bc500590f

Identification of a second substrate-binding Site in solute-sodium symporters
Li, Z, Lee, ASE, Bracher, S, Jung, H, Paz, A, Kumar, JP, Abramson, J, Quick, M & Shi, L 2015, Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol 290, no. 1, pp. 127-141. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M114.584383

An HDAC-Targeted Near-Infrared Probe LBH589-Cy5.5 for Tumor Detection and Therapy Evaluation
Li, Z 2015, Molecular Pharmacology, vol 12, no. 7, pp. 2469-76.

Long-term benefit of male circumcision to the reduction of urinary tract infections and genitourinary cancers in China
Zhao, FJ, Li, PS, Lü, NQ, Lee, R, Peng, YF, Cheng, F, Li, Z, Xu, HQ, Barone, M, Goldstein, M & Xia, SJ 2014, Zhonghua nan ke xue = National journal of andrology, vol 20, no. 11, pp. 969-977.

Design, synthesis, and biological evaluation of 1, 3-disubstituted-pyrazole derivatives as new class I and IIb histone deacetylase inhibitors
Yao, Y, Liao, C, Li, Z, Wang, Z, Sun, Q, Liu, C, Yang, Y, Tu, Z & Jiang, S 2014, European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, vol 86, pp. 639-652. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2014.09.024

Specific and sensitive tumor imaging using biostable oligonucleotide aptamer probes
Zeng, Z, Parekh, P, Li, Z, Shi, Z-Z, Tung, C-H & Zu, Y 2014, Theranostics, vol 4, no. 9, pp. 945-52. DOI: 10.7150/thno.9246

Biological evaluation of new mimetics of annonaceous acetogenins: Alteration of right scaffold by click linkage with aromatic functionalities
Liu, Y, Xiao, Q, Liu, Y, Li, Z, Qiu, Y, Zhou, GB, Yao, ZJ & Jiang, S 2014, European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, vol 78, pp. 248-258. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2014.03.062

Identification of novel bivalent mimetics of annonaceous acetogenins via a scaffold-hopping strategy
Liu, Y, Liu, Y, Li, Z, Zhou, GB, Yao, ZJ & Jiang, S 2014, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, vol 24, no. 7, pp. 1650-1653. DOI: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2014.02.072