H Guo, TM Nolan, G Song, S Liu, Z Xie, J Chen, PS Schnable, JW Walley, Y Yin, 2018 FERONIA receptor kinase contributes to plant immunity by suppressing jasmonic acid signaling in Arabidopsis thaliana, Curr Biol, accepted
S Liu, JC Schnable, A Ott, CT Yeh, NM Springer,J Yu, G Muehlbauer, MCP Timmermans, MJ Scanlon, PS Schnable, 2018 Intragenic meiotic crossovers generate novel alleles with transgressive expression levels, Mol Bio Evol, msy174.
W Deng, K Zhang, S Liu, P Zhao, S Xu, H Wei, 2018 JRmGRN: Joint reconstruction of multiple gene regulatory networks with common hub genes using data from multiple tissues or conditions, Bioinformatics, 1-9.
YMAY Bandara, DK Weerasooriya, S Liu, CR Little, 2018 The necrotrophic fungus Macrophomina phaseolina promotes charcoal rot susceptibility in grain sorghum through induced host cell wall-degrading enzymes, Phytopathology, 108:948-956.
Y Hu, J Ren, Z Peng, AA Umana, H Le, T Danilova, J Fu, H Wang, A Robertson, SH Hulbert, FF White, S Liu, 2018 Analysis of extreme phenotype bulk copy number variation (XP-CNV) identified the association of rp1 with resistance to Goss's wilt of maize. Front Plant Sci, 9:110.
A Ott, S Liu, JC Schnable, CT Yeh, KS Wang, PS Schnable, 2017 tGBS® genotyping-by-sequencing enables reliable genotyping of heterozygous loci, Nucleic Acids Res, 45:e178.
A Wen, M Jayawardana, J Fiedler, S Sapkota, G Shi, Z Peng, S Liu, FF White, AJ Bogdanove, X Li, Z Liu, 2017 Genetic mapping of a major gene in triticale conferring resistance to bacterial leaf streak, Theor Appl Genet, doi.org/10.1007/s00122-017-3026-x
HY Lin, Q Liu, X Li, J Yang, S Liu, Y Huang, MJ Scanlon, D Nettleton, PS Schnable, 2017 Substantial contribution of genetic variation in the expression of transcription factors to phenotypic variation revealed by eRD-GWAS, Genome Biol, 18:192.
SR Marla, S Shiva, R Welti, S Liu, JJ Burke, GP Morris, 2017 Comparative transcriptome and lipidome analyses reveal molecular chilling responses in chilling-tolerant sorghums. Plant Genome 10. doi:10.3835/plantgenome2017.03.0025
NF Charkhabi, NJ Booher, Z Peng, L Wang H Rahimian, M Shams-Bakhsh, Z Liu, S Liu, FF White, AJ Bogdanove, 2017 Complete Genome Sequencing and Targeted Mutagenesis Reveal Virulence Contributions of Tal2 and Tal4b of Xanthomonas translucens pv. undulosa ICMP11055 in Bacterial Leaf Streak of Wheat, Front Microbiol, 8:1488.
H Ye, S Liu, B Tang, J Chen, Z Xie, TM Nolan, H Jiang, H Guo, HY Lin, L Li, Y Wang, H Tong, M Zhang, C Chu, Z Li, M Aluru, S Aluru, PS Schnable, Y Yin, 2017 RD26 mediates crosstalk between drought and brassinosteroid signalling pathways, Nat Commun, 8:14573.
K Obasa, FF White, J Fellers, M Kennelly, S Liu, B Katz, J Tomich, D Moore, H Shinogle, K Kelley, 2017 A Dimorphic and Virulence-Enhancing Endosymbiont Bacterium Discovered in Rhizoctonia solani, Phytobiomes, 1:14-23
S Liu, J Zheng, P Migeon, J Ren, Y Hu, C He, H Liu, J Fu, FF White, C Toomajian, G Wang, 2017 Unbiased k-mer analysis reveals changes in copy number of highly repetitive sequences during maize domestication and improvement, Sci Rep, 7:42444.
T Nolan, S Liu, H Guo, L Li, P Schnable, Y Yin, 2017 Identification of brassinosteroid target genes by chromatin immunoprecipitation followed by high-throughput sequencing (ChIP-seq) and RNA-sequencing, Methods Mol Biol, 1564:63-79.
L Li, S Hey, S Liu, Q Liu, C McNinch, HC Hu, TJ Wen, C Marcon, A Paschold, W Bruce, PS Schnable, F Hochholdinger, 2016 Characterization of maize roothairless6 which encodes a D-type cellulose synthase and controls the switch from bulge formation to tip growth, Sci Rep, 6:34395.
MS Chen, S Liu, H Wang, X Cheng, M El Bouhssini, RJ Whitworth, 2016 Genes Expressed Differentially in Hessian Fly Larvae Feeding in Resistant and Susceptible Plants, Int J Mol Sci, 17(8):E1324.
JC Huguet-Tapia, Peng Z, Yang B, Yin Z, Liu S, White FF, 2016 Complete Genome Sequence of the African Strain AXO1947 of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae, Genome Announc, 4(1):e01730-15.
J Zhang, J Huguet, Y Hu, J Jones, N Wang, S Liu, FF White, 2016 Homologs of CsLOB1 in citrus function as disease susceptibility genes in citrus canker, Mol Plant Pathol, doi: 10.1111/mpp.12441.
MS Chen, S Liu, H Wang, X Cheng, M El Bouhssini, RJ Whitworth, 2016 Massive Shift in Gene Expression during Transitions between Developmental Stages of the Gall Midge, Mayetiola Destructor, PLoS One, 11(5):e0155616.
M Arif, GY Busot, R Mann, B Rodoni, S Liu, JP Stack, 2016 Emergence of a New Population of Rathayibacter toxicus: An Ecologically Complex, Geographically Isolated Bacterium, PLoS One, 11(5):e0156182.
Z Peng, Ying H, J Xie, N Potnis, A Akhunova, J Jones, Z Liu, FF White, S Liu, 2016 Long read and single molecule DNA sequencing simplifies genome assembly and TAL effector gene analysis of Xanthomonas translucens, BMC Genomics, 17:21
J Zhou, Z Peng, J Long, D Sosso, B Liu, J Eom, S Huang, S Liu, CV Cruz, WB Frommer, FF White, B Yang, 2015 Gene targeting by the TAL effector PthXo2 reveals cryptic resistance gene for bacterial blight of rice, Plant J, 82:632-43
L Li, S Hill-Skinner, S Liu, D Beuchle, HM Tang, CT Yeh, D Nettleton, PS Schnable, 2015 The maize brown midrib4 (bm4) gene encodes a functional folylpolyglutamate synthase (FPGS). Plant J, 81: 493-504.
J Nestler, S Liu*, TJ Wen, A Paschold, C Marcon, HM Tang, D Li, L Li, RB Meeley, H Sakai, W Bruce, PS Schnable, F Hochholdinger, 2014 Roothairless5, which functions in maize (Zea mays L.) root hair initiation and elongation encodes a monocot-specific NADPH oxidase. Plant J, 79: 729-740. [*co-first author]
Y Zhang, A Paschold, C Marcon, S Liu, H Tai, J Nestler, CT Yeh, N Opitz, C Lanz, PS Schnable, F Hochholdinger, 2014 The Aux/IAA gene rum1 involved in seminal and lateral root formation controls vascular patterning in maize (Zea mays L.) primary roots. J Exp Bot, 65: 4919-30.
X Wang, J Chen, Z Xie, S Liu, T Nolan, H Ye, M Zhang, H Guo, PS Schnable, Z Li, Y Yin, 2014 Histone lysine methyltransferase SDG8 is involved in brassinosteroid regulated gene expression in Arabidopsis thaliana. Mol Plant, 7:1303-1315.
W Cai, C Wang, Y Li, C Yao, L Shen, S Liu, X Bao, PS Schnable, J Girton, J Johansen, KM Johansen, 2014 Genome-wide analysis of regulation of gene expression and H3K9me2 distribution by JIL-1 kinase mediated histone H3S10 phosphorylation in Drosophila. Nucleic Acids Res, 42: 5456-5467.
HM Tang, S Liu*, S Hill-Skinner, W Wu, D Reed, CT Yeh, DS Nettleton, PS Schnable, 2014 The maize brown midrib2 (bm2) gene encodes a methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase that contributes to lignin accumulation. Plant J, 77: 380-392. [*co-first and corresponding author]
L Li, D Li, S Liu, X Ma, CR Dietrich, HC Hu, G Zhang, Z Liu, J Zheng, G Wang, PS Schnable, 2013 The maize glossy13 gene, cloned via BSR-Seq and Seq-Walking encodes a putative ABC transporter required for the normal accumulation of epicuticular waxes, PLoS ONE, 8: e82333.
S Liu, AP Hsia, PS Schnable, 2013 Digestion-ligation-amplification (DLA): a simple genome walking method to amplify unknown sequences flanking mutator (Mu) transposons and thereby facilitate gene cloning. Methods Mol Biol, 1057: 167-176.
L Lin, K Petsch, R Shimizu, S Liu, WW Xu, K Ying, J Yu, MJ Scanlon, PS Schnable, MCP Timmermans, NM Springer, GJ Muehlbauer, 2012 Mendelian and non-Mendelian regulation of gene expression in maize, PLoS Genet, 9: e1003202.
S Liu, K Ying, CT Yeh, J Yang, RA Swanson-Wagner, W Wu, T Richmond, DJ Gerhardt, J Lai, NM Springer, DS Nettleton, JA Jeddeloh, PS Schnable, 2012 Changes in genome content generated via segregation of non-allelic homologs, Plant J, 72: 390-399.
S Liu, CT Yeh, HM Tang, DS Nettleton, PS Schnable, 2012 Gene mapping via bulked segregant RNA-Seq (BSR-Seq) PLoS ONE, 7: e36406.
SR Eichten, JM Foerster, N de Leon, K Ying, CT Yeh, S Liu, JA Jeddeloh, PS Schnable, SM Kaeppler, NM Springer, 2011 B73-Mo17 near-isogenic lines demonstrate dispersed structural variation in maize. Plant Physiol 156: 1679-1690.
Eichten, SR, RA Swanson-Wagner, J Schnable, AJ Waters, PJ Hermanson, S Liu, CT Yeh, Y Jia, K Gendler, M Freeling, PS Schnable, MW Vaughn, NM Springer, 2011 Heritable epigenetic variation among Maize inbreds. PLoS Genet, 7: e1002372.
Liu, S, HD Chen, I Makarevitch, R Shirmer, SJ Emrich, CR Dietrich, WB Barbazuk, NM Springer, PS Schnable, 2010 High-throughput genetic mapping of mutants via quantitative single nucleotide polymorphism typing. Genetics, 184: 19-26.
PS Schnable, et al., 2009 The B73 maize genome: complexity, diversity, and dynamics. Science 326: 1112-1115.
S Liu, CR Dietrich, PS Schnable, 2009 DLA-based strategies for cloning insertion mutants: cloning the gl4 locus of maize using Mu transposon tagged alleles. Genetics, 183: 1215-1225.
S Liu, CT Yeh, T Ji, K Ying, H Wu, HM Tang, Y Fu, DS Nettleton, PS Schnable, 2009 Mu transposon insertion sites and meiotic recombination events co-localize with epigenetic markers for open chromatin across the maize genome. PLoS Genet, 5(11): e1000733.