Eric Oldfield

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2020

COVID-19 and Other Pandemics: How Might They Be Prevented?

Oldfield, E. & Malwal, S. R., Jun 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : ACS Infectious Diseases.

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SQ109 inhibits proliferation of Leishmania donovani by disruption of intracellular Ca2+ homeostasis, collapsing the mitochondrial electrochemical potential (ΔΨm) and affecting acidocalcisomes

Gil, Z., Martinez-Sotillo, N., Pinto-Martinez, A., Mejias, F., Martinez, J. C., Galindo, I., Oldfield, E. & Benaim, G., Feb 1 2020, In : Parasitology Research. 119, 2, p. 649-657 9 p.

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2019

Aspergillus flavus squalene synthase as an antifungal target: Expression, activity, and inhibition

Song, J., Shang, N., Baig, N., Yao, J., Shin, C., Kim, B. K., Li, Q., Malwal, S. R., Oldfield, E., Feng, X. & Guo, R. T., May 7 2019, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 512, 3, p. 517-523 7 p.

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A Structural Change in Butyrophilin upon Phosphoantigen Binding Underlies Phosphoantigen-Mediated Vγ9Vδ2 T Cell Activation

Yang, Y., Li, L., Yuan, L., Zhou, X., Duan, J., Xiao, H., Cai, N., Han, S., Ma, X., Liu, W., Chen, C. C., Wang, L., Li, X., Chen, J., Kang, N., Chen, J., Shen, Z., Malwal, S. R., Liu, W., Shi, Y. & 3 others, Oldfield, E., Guo, R. T. & Zhang, Y., Apr 16 2019, In : Immunity. 50, 4, p. 1043-1053.e5

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Complex structures of MoeN5 with substrate analogues suggest sequential catalytic mechanism

Zhang, L., Ko, T. P., Malwal, S. R., Liu, W., Zhou, S., Yu, X., Oldfield, E., Guo, R. T. & Chen, C. C., Apr 16 2019, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 511, 4, p. 800-805 6 p.

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Discovery of Lipophilic Bisphosphonates That Target Bacterial Cell Wall and Quinone Biosynthesis

Malwal, S. R., Chen, L., Hicks, H., Qu, F., Liu, W., Shillo, A., Law, W. X., Zhang, J., Chandnani, N., Han, X., Zheng, Y., Chen, C. C., Guo, R. T., Abdelkhalek, A., Seleem, M. N. & Oldfield, E., Mar 14 2019, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 62, 5, p. 2564-2581 18 p.

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Farnesyl Pyrophosphate Synthase as a Target for Drug Development: Discovery of Natural-Product-Derived Inhibitors and Their Activity in Pancreatic Cancer Cells

Han, S., Li, X., Xia, Y., Yu, Z., Cai, N., Malwal, S. R., Han, X., Oldfield, E. & Zhang, Y., Dec 12 2019, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 62, 23, p. 10867-10896 30 p.

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Mycobacterium tuberculosis releases an antacid that remodels phagosomes

Buter, J., Cheng, T. Y., Ghanem, M., Grootemaat, A. E., Raman, S., Feng, X., Plantijn, A. R., Ennis, T., Wang, J., Cotton, R. N., Layre, E., Ramnarine, A. K., Mayfield, J. A., Young, D. C., Jezek Martinot, A., Siddiqi, N., Wakabayashi, S., Botella, H., Calderon, R., Murray, M. & 10 others, Ehrt, S., Snider, B. B., Reed, M. B., Oldfield, E., Tan, S., Rubin, E. J., Behr, M. A., van der Wel, N. N., Minnaard, A. J. & Moody, D. B., Sep 1 2019, In : Nature chemical biology. 15, 9, p. 889-899 11 p.

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2018

Alkynyl-containing phenylthiazoles: Systemically active antibacterial agents effective against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

Elsebaei, M. M., Mohammad, H., Abouf, M., Abutaleb, N. S., Hegazy, Y. A., Ghiaty, A., Chen, L., Zhang, J., Malwal, S. R., Oldfield, E., Seleem, M. N. & Mayhoub, A. S., Mar 25 2018, In : European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 148, p. 195-209 15 p.

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Bisphosphonate-Generated ATP-Analogs Inhibit Cell Signaling Pathways

Malwal, S. R., O'Dowd, B., Feng, X., Turhanen, P., Shin, C., Yao, J., Kim, B. K., Baig, N., Zhou, T., Bansal, S., Khade, R. L., Zhang, Y. & Oldfield, E., Jun 20 2018, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 140, 24, p. 7568-7578 11 p.

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Catalytic Role of Conserved Asparagine, Glutamine, Serine, and Tyrosine Residues in Isoprenoid Biosynthesis Enzymes

Malwal, S. R., Gao, J., Hu, X., Yang, Y., Liu, W., Huang, J. W., Ko, T. P., Li, L., Chen, C. C., O'Dowd, B., Khade, R. L., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Y., Oldfield, E. & Guo, R. T., May 4 2018, In : ACS Catalysis. 8, 5, p. 4299-4312 14 p.

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Remarkable similarity in Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax geranylgeranyl diphosphate synthase dynamics and its implication for antimalarial drug design

Venkatramani, A., Gravina Ricci, C., Oldfield, E. & McCammon, J. A., Jun 2018, In : Chemical Biology and Drug Design. 91, 6, p. 1068-1077 10 p.

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Structure–activity relationship investigation of coumarin–chalcone hybrids with diverse side-chains as acetylcholinesterase and butyrylcholinesterase inhibitors

Kang, L., Gao, X. H., Liu, H. R., Men, X., Wu, H. N., Cui, P. W., Oldfield, E. & Yan, J. Y., Nov 1 2018, In : Molecular Diversity. 22, 4, p. 893-906 14 p.

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The Mevalonate Pathway Is a Druggable Target for Vaccine Adjuvant Discovery

Xia, Y., Xie, Y., Yu, Z., Xiao, H., Jiang, G., Zhou, X., Yang, Y., Li, X., Zhao, M., Li, L., Zheng, M., Han, S., Zong, Z., Meng, X., Deng, H., Ye, H., Fa, Y., Wu, H., Oldfield, E., Hu, X. & 3 others, Liu, W., Shi, Y. & Zhang, Y., Nov 1 2018, In : Cell. 175, 4, p. 1059-1073.e21

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“Head-to-Middle” and “Head-to-Tail” cis-Prenyl Transferases: Structure of Isosesquilavandulyl Diphosphate Synthase

Gao, J., Ko, T. P., Chen, L., Malwal, S. R., Zhang, J., Hu, X., Qu, F., Liu, W., Huang, J. W., Cheng, Y. S., Chen, C. C., Yang, Y., Zhang, Y., Oldfield, E. & Guo, R. T., Jan 15 2018, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 57, 3, p. 683-687 5 p.

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2017

Anticancer Activity of Polyoxometalate-Bisphosphonate Complexes: Synthesis, Characterization, in Vitro and in Vivo Results

Boulmier, A., Feng, X., Oms, O., Mialane, P., Rivière, E., Shin, C. J., Yao, J., Kubo, T., Furuta, T., Oldfield, E. & Dolbecq, A., Jul 3 2017, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 56, 13, p. 7558-7565 8 p.

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Combining Vγ9Vδ2 T cells with a lipophilic bisphosphonate efficiently kills activated hepatic stellate cells

Zhou, X., Gu, Y., Xiao, H., Kang, N., Xie, Y., Zhang, G., Shi, Y., Hu, X., Oldfield, E., Zhang, X. & Zhang, Y., Oct 24 2017, In : Frontiers in immunology. 8, OCT, 1381.

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Head-to-Head Prenyl Synthases in Pathogenic Bacteria

Schwalen, C. J., Feng, X., Liu, W., O-Dowd, B., Ko, T. P., Shin, C. J., Guo, R. T., Mitchell, D. A. & Oldfield, E., Jun 1 2017, In : ChemBioChem. 18, 11, p. 985-991 7 p.

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Phenylthiazole Antibacterial Agents Targeting Cell Wall Synthesis Exhibit Potent Activity in Vitro and in Vivo against Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci

Mohammad, H., Younis, W., Chen, L., Peters, C. E., Pogliano, J., Pogliano, K., Cooper, B., Zhang, J., Mayhoub, A., Oldfield, E., Cushman, M. & Seleem, M. N., Mar 23 2017, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 60, 6, p. 2425-2438 14 p.

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Pulsed Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Insights into the Ligand Environment of Copper in Drosophila Lysyl Oxidase

Rao, G., Bansal, S., Law, W. X., O'Dowd, B., Dikanov, S. A. & Oldfield, E., Jul 25 2017, In : Biochemistry. 56, 29, p. 3770-3779 10 p.

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Spectroscopic and Computational Investigations of Ligand Binding to IspH: Discovery of Non-diphosphate Inhibitors

O'Dowd, B., Williams, S., Wang, H., No, J. H., Rao, G., Wang, W., McCammon, J. A., Cramer, S. P. & Oldfield, E., May 18 2017, In : ChemBioChem. 18, 10, p. 914-920 7 p.

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2016

A Highly Efficient Single-Chain Metal-Organic Nanoparticle Catalyst for Alkyne-Azide "click" Reactions in Water and in Cells

Bai, Y., Feng, X., Xing, H., Xu, Y., Kim, B. K., Baig, N., Zhou, T., Gewirth, A. A., Lu, Y., Oldfield, E. & Zimmerman, S. C., Sep 7 2016, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 138, 35, p. 11077-11080 4 p.

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Back Cover: Structure, Function, and Inhibition of Staphylococcus aureus Heptaprenyl Diphosphate Synthase (ChemMedChem 17/2016)

Desai, J., Liu, Y. L., Wei, H., Liu, W., Ko, T. P., Guo, R. T. & Oldfield, E., Jan 1 2016, In : ChemMedChem. 11, 17, 1 p.

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Bacterial Cell Growth Inhibitors Targeting Undecaprenyl Diphosphate Synthase and Undecaprenyl Diphosphate Phosphatase

Wang, Y., Desai, J., Zhang, Y., Malwal, S. R., Shin, C. J., Feng, X., Sun, H., Liu, G., Guo, R. T. & Oldfield, E., Jan 1 2016, In : ChemMedChem. 11, 20, p. 2311-2319 9 p.

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Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer (CEST) Agents: Quantum Chemistry and MRI

Li, J., Feng, X., Zhu, W., Oskolkov, N., Zhou, T., Kim, B. K., Baig, N., McMahon, M. T. & Oldfield, E., Jan 4 2016, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 22, 1, p. 264-271 8 p.

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Dynamic Structure and Inhibition of a Malaria Drug Target: Geranylgeranyl Diphosphate Synthase

Ricci, C. G., Liu, Y. L., Zhang, Y., Wang, Y., Zhu, W., Oldfield, E. & McCammon, J. A., Sep 13 2016, In : Biochemistry. 55, 36, p. 5180-5190 11 p.

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Inhibition of Leishmania mexicana growth by the tuberculosis drug SQ109

García-García, V., Oldfield, E. & Benaim, G., Oct 2016, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 60, 10, p. 6386-6389 4 p.

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In Vitro and in Vivo Activity of Multitarget Inhibitors against Trypanosoma brucei

Yang, G., Zhu, W., Wang, Y., Huang, G., Byun, S. Y., Choi, G., Li, K., Huang, Z., Docampo, R., Oldfield, E. & No, J. H., Jan 8 2016, In : ACS Infectious Diseases. 1, 8, p. 388-398 11 p.

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Isoprenoid Biosynthesis Inhibitors Targeting Bacterial Cell Growth

Desai, J., Wang, Y., Wang, K., Malwal, S. R. & Oldfield, E., Jan 1 2016, In : ChemMedChem. p. 2205-2215 11 p.

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Moenomycin Biosynthesis: Structure and Mechanism of Action of the Prenyltransferase MoeN5

Zhang, L., Chen, C. C., Ko, T. P., Huang, J. W., Zheng, Y., Liu, W., Wang, I., Malwal, S. R., Feng, X., Wang, K., Huang, C. H., Hsu, S. T. D., Wang, A. H. J., Oldfield, E. & Guo, R. T., Apr 4 2016, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 55, 15, p. 4716-4720 5 p.

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Structure, Function, and Inhibition of Staphylococcus aureus Heptaprenyl Diphosphate Synthase

Desai, J., Liu, Y. L., Wei, H., Liu, W., Ko, T. P., Guo, R. T. & Oldfield, E., Jan 1 2016, In : ChemMedChem. p. 1915-1923 9 p.

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Structure and Function of a "head-to-Middle" Prenyltransferase: Lavandulyl Diphosphate Synthase

Liu, M., Chen, C. C., Chen, L., Xiao, X., Zheng, Y., Huang, J. W., Liu, W., Ko, T. P., Cheng, Y. S., Feng, X., Oldfield, E., Guo, R. T. & Ma, Y., Apr 4 2016, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 55, 15, p. 4721-4724 4 p.

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Structure and Function of Four Classes of the 4Fe-4S Protein, IspH

Rao, G. & Oldfield, E., Jul 26 2016, In : Biochemistry. 55, 29, p. 4119-4129 11 p.

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Structures of Trypanosome Vacuolar Soluble Pyrophosphatases: Antiparasitic Drug Targets

Yang, Y., Ko, T. P., Chen, C. C., Huang, G., Zheng, Y., Liu, W., Wang, I., Ho, M. R., Hsu, S. T. D., O'Dowd, B., Huff, H. C., Huang, C. H., Docampo, R., Oldfield, E. & Guo, R. T., May 20 2016, In : ACS chemical biology. 11, 5, p. 1362-1371 10 p.

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2015

A molecular dynamics investigation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis prenyl synthases: Conformational flexibility and implications for computer-aided drug discovery

Kim, M. O., Feng, X., Feixas, F., Zhu, W., Lindert, S., Bogue, S., Sinko, W., De Oliveira, C., Rao, G., Oldfield, E. & McCammon, J. A., Jun 1 2015, In : Chemical Biology and Drug Design. 85, 6, p. 756-769 14 p.

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Antagonism screen for inhibitors of bacterial cell wall biogenesis uncovers an inhibitor of undecaprenyl diphosphate synthase

Farha, M. A., Czarny, T. L., Myers, C. L., Worrall, L. J., French, S., Conrady, D. G., Wang, Y., Oldfield, E., Strynadka, N. C. J. & Brown, E. D., Sep 1 2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 35, p. 11048-11053 6 p.

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Antibacterial drug leads: DNA and enzyme multitargeting

Zhu, W., Wang, Y., Li, K., Gao, J., Huang, C. H., Chen, C. C., Ko, T. P., Zhang, Y., Guo, R. T. & Oldfield, E., Feb 12 2015, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 58, 3, p. 1215-1227 13 p.

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Antiinfectives targeting enzymes and the proton motive force

Feng, X., Zhu, W., Schurig-Briccio, L. A., Lindert, S., Shoen, C., Hitchings, R., Li, J., Wang, Y., Baig, N., Zhou, T., Kim, B. K., Crick, D. C., Cynamon, M., McCammon, J. A., Gennis, R. B. & Oldfield, E., Dec 22 2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 51, p. E7073-E7082

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Atomic-resolution structures of discrete stages on the reaction coordinate of the [Fe4S4] enzyme IspG (GcpE)

Quitterer, F., Frank, A., Wang, K., Rao, G., O'Dowd, B., Li, J., Guerra, F., Abdel-Azeim, S., Bacher, A., Eppinger, J., Oldfield, E. & Groll, M., Jun 19 2015, In : Journal of Molecular Biology. 427, 12, p. 2220-2228 9 p.

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Crystal structures of ligand-bound octaprenyl pyrophosphate synthase from Escherichia coli reveal the catalytic and chain-length determining mechanisms

Han, X., Chen, C. C., Kuo, C. J., Huang, C. H., Zheng, Y., Ko, T. P., Zhu, Z., Feng, X., Wang, K., Oldfield, E., Wang, A. H. J., Liang, P. H., Guo, R. T. & Ma, Y., Jan 1 2015, In : Proteins: Structure, Function and Bioinformatics. 83, 1, p. 37-45 9 p.

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Farnesyl diphosphate synthase inhibitors with unique ligand-binding geometries

Liu, Y. L., Cao, R., Wang, Y. & Oldfield, E., Mar 12 2015, In : ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 6, 3, p. 349-354 6 p.

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In Vitro and in Vivo investigation of the inhibition of Trypanosoma brucei cell growth by lipophilic bisphosphonates

Yang, G., Zhu, W., Kim, K., Byun, S. Y., Choi, G., Wang, K., Cha, J. S., Cho, H. S., Oldfield, E. & No, J. H., Dec 1 2015, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 59, 12, p. 7530-7539 10 p.

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IspH-RPS1 and IspH-UbiA: "rosetta stone" proteins

Rao, G., O'Dowd, B., Li, J., Wang, K. & Oldfield, E., Jan 1 2015, In : Chemical Science. 6, 12, p. 6813-6822 10 p.

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Oxa, Thia, Heterocycle, and Carborane Analogues of SQ109: Bacterial and Protozoal Cell Growth Inhibitors

Li, K., Wang, Y., Yang, G., Byun, S., Rao, G., Shoen, C., Yang, H., Gulati, A., Crick, D. C., Cynamon, M., Huang, G., Docampo, R., No, J. H. & Oldfield, E., May 8 2015, In : ACS Infectious Diseases. 1, 5, p. 215-221 7 p.

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Polyoxomolybdate Bisphosphonate Heterometallic Complexes: Synthesis, Structure, and Activity on a Breast Cancer Cell Line

Saad, A., Zhu, W., Rousseau, G., Mialane, P., Marrot, J., Haouas, M., Taulelle, F., Dessapt, R., Serier-Brault, H., Rivière, E., Kubo, T., Oldfield, E. & Dolbecq, A., Jul 1 2015, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 21, 29, p. 10537-10547 11 p.

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SQ109, a new drug lead for chagas disease

Veiga-Santos, P., Li, K., Lameira, L., De Carvalho, T. M. U., Huang, G., Galizzi, M., Shang, N., Li, Q., Gonzalez-Pacanowska, D., Hernandez-Rodriguez, V., Benaim, G., Guo, R. T., Urbina, J. A., Docampo, R., De Souza, W. & Oldfield, E., Apr 1 2015, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 59, 4, p. 1950-1961 12 p.

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Structures of Iridoid Synthase from Cantharanthus roseus with Bound NAD+, NADPH, or NAD+/10-Oxogeranial: Reaction Mechanisms

Hu, Y., Liu, W., Malwal, S. R., Zheng, Y., Feng, X., Ko, T. P., Chen, C. C., Xu, Z., Liu, M., Han, X., Gao, J., Oldfield, E. & Guo, R. T., Dec 14 2015, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 54, 51, p. 15478-15482 5 p.

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Tuberculosis Terpene Targets

Oldfield, E., Apr 23 2015, In : Chemistry and Biology. 22, 4, p. 437-438 2 p.

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2014

A combination therapy for kras-Driven lung adenocarcinomas using lipophilic bisphosphonates and rapamycin

Xia, Y., Liu, Y. L., Xie, Y., Zhu, W., Guerra, F., Shen, S., Yeddula, N., Fischer, W., Low, W., Zhou, X., Zhang, Y., Oldfield, E. & Verma, I. M., Nov 19 2014, In : Science Translational Medicine. 6, 263, 263ra161.

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