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  1. Natasha Weatherspoon-Griffin, Dezhi Yang, Wei Kong, Zichun Hua, and Yixin Shi. The CpxR/CpxA Two-Component Regulatory System Upregulates the Multidrug Resistance Cascade to Facilitate Escherichia coli Resistance to A Model Antimicrobial Peptide. The Journal of Biological Chemistry (2014) Refereed Articles.

  2. Yixin Shi (the first and corresponding author), Guang Zhao, and Wei Kong.. Genetic analysis of riboswitch-mediated transcriptional regulation responding to Mn2+ in Salmonella. The Journal of Biological Chemistry (2014) Refereed Articles.


  1. Natasha Weatherspoon-Griffin, Guang Zhao, Wei Kong, Ying Kong, Morigen, Helene Andrews-Polymenis, Michael McClelland, and Yixin Shi. The CpxR/CpxA two-component system upregulates two Tat-dependent peptidoglycan amidases to confer bacterial resistance to antimicrobial peptide. Journal of Biological Chemistry (2011) Refereed Articles.


  1. Guang Zhao, Natasha Weatherspoon, Wei Kong, Roy Curtiss III, and Yixin Shi. A Dual-Signal Regulatory Circuit Activates Transcription of A Set of Divergent Operons in Salmonella typhimurium. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2008) Refereed Articles.

  2. Haowei Song, Wei Kong(contributed equally), Natasha Weatherspoon, Guozheng Qin, William Tyler, John Turk, Roy Curtiss 3rd, and Yixin Shi. Modulation of the regulatory activity of bacterial two-component systems by SlyA. The Journal of Biological Chemistry (2008) Refereed Articles.

  3. Wei Kong, Natasha Weatherspoon, and Yixin Shi. Molecular Mechanism for Establishment of Signal-dependent Regulation in the PhoP/PhoQ System. The Journal of Biological Chemistry (2008) Refereed Articles.


  1. Mariko Naito, Eiko Sakai, Yixin Shi, Hiroshi Ideguchi, Mikio Shoji, Naoya Ohara, Kenji Yamamoto, Koji Nakayama. Porphyromonas gingivalis-induced platelet aggregation in plasma depends on Hgp44 adhesin but not Rgp proteinase. Mol Microbiol (2006) Refereed Articles.

  2. Michael Cromie, Yixin Shi, Tammy Latifi, Eduardo Groisman. An RNA sensor for intracellular Mg2+. Cell (2006) Refereed Articles.


  1. Hsu Fong-Fu, John Turk, Elizabeth Rhoades, David Russell, Yixin Shi, Eduardo Groisman. Structural Characterization of Cardiolipin by Tandem Quadrupole and Multiple-stage Quadrupole Ion-Trap Mass Spectrometry with Electrospray Ionization. J Am Soc Mass Spectrom (2005) Refereed Articles.


  1. Hsu Fong-Fu, John Turk, Yixin Shi, Eduardo Groisman. Characterization of acylphosphatidylglycerols from Salmonella typhimurium by tandem mass spectrometry with electrospray ionization. J Am Soc Mass Spectrom (2004) Refereed Articles.

  2. Yixin Shi, Michael Cromie, Hsu Fong-Fu, John Turk, Eduardo Groisman. PhoP-regulated Salmonella resistance to the antimicrobial peptides magainin 2 and polymyxin B. Molecular Microbiology (2004) Refereed Articles.

  3. Yixin Shi, Tammy Latifi, Michael Cromie, Eduardo Groisman. Transcriptional control of the antimicrobial peptide resistance ugtL gene by the salmonella PhoP and SlyA regulatory proteins. The Journal of Biological Chemistry (2004) Refereed Articles.


  1. M Shoji, D Ratnayake, Yixin Shi, T Kadowaki, K Yamamoto, F Yoshimura, A Akamine, M Curtis, K Nakayama. Construction and characterization of a nonpigmented mutant of Porphyromonas gingivalis: cell surface polysaccharide as an anchorage for gingipains. Microbiology (2002) Refereed Articles.


  1. D Atnayake, S Wai, Yixin Shi, K Amako, H Nakayama, K Nakayama. Ferritin from the obligate anaerobe Porphyromonas gingivalis: purification, gene cloning and mutant studies. Microbiology (2000) Refereed Articles.

  2. W Kong, S Shiota, Yixin Shi, H Nakayama, K Nakayama. A novel peroxiredoxin of the plant Sedum lineare is a homologue of Escherichia coli bacterioferritin co-migratory protein (Bcp). Biochem. J (2000) Refereed Articles.

  3. Yixin Shi, Wei Kong, Koji Nakayama. Human lactoferrin binds and removes the hemoglobin receptor protein of the periodontopathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis. The Journal of Biololical Chemistry (2000) Refereed Articles.