1.  Liu F, Rehmani I, Fu R, Esaki S, Chen L, de Serrano V, and Liu A (2013) A non-heme iron-dependent redox regulator of the NF-κB transcription factor. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 110: 9722-9727 (DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1221743110). (PNAS direct submission, Faculty of 1000 recommended article)

2.  Ferreira F,* Shin I, Sosova I, Dornevil K, Jain Shailly, Dewey D, Liu F, and Liu A (2017) Hypertryptophanemia due to tryptophan 2,3-dioxygenase deficiency. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism120(4), 317-324 (DOI: 10.1016/j.ymgme.2017.02.009)

 3.  Liu F*, Geng J*, Gummper RH, Barman A, Davis I, Hamelberg D, Ozarowski A, and Liu A (2015) An iron reservoir to the catalytic metal: The rubredoxin iron in an extradiol dioxygenase. J. Biol. Chem. 290(25): 15621-15634. (DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M115.650259) (*shared first authorship)

4.  Huo L*, Liu F*, Iwaki H, Hasegawa Y, and Liu A (2015) Human α-amino-β-carboxymuconate-ε-semialdehyde decarboxylase (ACMSD): A structural and mechanistic unveiling. Proteins 83(1): 178-197 (DOI: 10.1002/prot.24722). (*shared first authorship)

5.  Yukl ET, Liu F, Krzystek J, Shin S, Jensen LMR, Davidson VL, Wilmot CM, and Liu A (2013) Diradical intermediate within the context of tryptophan tryptophylquinone biosynthesis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 110: 4569-4573 (DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1215011110). (PNAS direct submission, Faculty of 1000 recommended article)

6  Fu R, Liu F, Davidson VL, and Liu A (2009) Heme iron nitrosyl complex of MauG reveals efficient redox equilibrium between hemes with only one heme exclusively binding exogenous ligands. Biochemistry 48: 11603-11605 (DOI: 10.1021/bi9017544).

7.  Rehmani I, Liu F and Liu A (2013) Redox and oxygen sensing in the regulation of transcription by metalloproteins”, Chapter 8 in: Molecular Basis of Oxidative Stress: Chemistry, Mechanisms and Disease Pathogenesis, edited by Fredericκ A. Villamena, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. pp. 179-201 (ISBN: 978-0-470-57218-4)

8.  Lewis NA, Liu F, Seymour L, Magnusen A, Erves TR, Arca JF, Becκford FA, Venκatraman R, Gonzáez-Sarrías A, Fronczeκ FR, van Derveer DG, Seeram NP, Liu A, Jarrett WJ, Holder AH (2012) Synthesis, characterization and preliminary in vitro studies of vanadium(IV) complexes with a Schiff base and thiosemicarbazones as mixed-ligands. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 4, 664-677 (DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201100898).

9.  Huo L, Davis I, Liu F, Andi B, Esaki S, Iwaki H, Hasegawa Y, Orville AM, and Liu A (2015) Crystallographic and spectroscopic snapshots reveal a dehydrogenase in action. Nat. Commun. 6:5935 (DOI: 10.1038/ncomms6935). (Featured in the news at National Science Foundation Science360 and Medical News Today) 

10.  Geng J, Davis I, Liu F and Liu A (2014) Bis-Fe(IV): nature's sniper for long-range oxidation. J. Biol. Inorg. Chem. 19: 1057-1641 (DOI: 10.1007/s00775-014-1123-8).

11. Liu F, Clark W, Luo G, Wang XY, Fu Y, Wei J, Wang X, Hao Z, Dai Q, Zheng G, Ma H, Han D, Evans M, Klungland A, Pan T, and He C (2016) ALKBH1-mediated tRNA demethylation regulates translation. Cell, 167(3): 816-828 (DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.09.038) (featured in the news at Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, Phys.org, and Science Daily)

12.  Chen W, Zhang L, Zheng G, Fu Y, Ji Q, Liu F, Chen H and He C (2014) Crystal structure of the RNA demethylase ALKBH5 from zebrafish. FEBS Lett, 588(6): 892-898 (DOI: 10.1016/j.febslet.2014.02.021)

13. Liu F and He C (2017) A new modification for mammalian messenger RNA. J. Biol. Chem. (2017) 292(35) 14704 –14705 (DOI: 10.1074/jbc.H117.798298).

14.  Yang Y, Liu F*, and Liu A* (2018) Adapting to oxygen: 3-Hydroxyanthrinilate 3,4-dioxygenase employs loop dynamics to accommodate two substrates with disparate polarities. J. Biol. Chem. 2018, 293 (27), 10415-10424 (DOI: 10.1074/jbc.RA118.002698)

15. Ontiveros RJ, Stoute J, and Liu KF* (2019) The chemical diversity of RNA modifications. Biochem. J. 2019, 476(8), 1227-1245 (DOI: 10.1042/BCJ20180445)