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§Equal contribution, *Corresponding authors

2017

Shawn Q. Zheng, Eugene Palovcak, Jean-Paul Armache, Yifan Cheng* and David A. Agard* (2017) Anisotropic correction of beam-induced motion for improved single particle electron cryo-microscopy. BioRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/061960

2016

Ray Yu-Ruei Wang, Yifan Song, Benjamin A. Barad, Yifan Cheng, James S. Fraser, and Frank DiMaio (2016) Automated structure refinement of macromolecular assemblies from cryo-EM maps using Rosetta. eLife, 2016 Sep 26;5. pii: e17219. doi: 10.7554/eLife.17219. PMID: 27669148. PMCID: PMC5115868

Yuan Gao, Erhu Cao, David Julius* and Yifan Cheng* (2016) TRPV1 structures in nanodiscs reveal mechanisms of ligand and lipid action. Nature, 534, 347-351. PMID: 27281200. PMCID: PMC4911334

Jens Frauenfeld, Robin Löving, Jean-Paul Armache, Andreas Sonnen, Fatma Guettou, Per Moberg, Lin Zhu, Caroline Jegerschöld, Ali Flayhan, John A. Briggs, Henrik Garoff, Christian Löw, Yifan Cheng, Pär Nordlund (2016) A saposin-lipoprotein nanoparticle system for membrane proteins. Nature Methods, 13, 345-351. PMID: 26950744. PMCID: PMC4894539

Yifan Cheng, Thomas Walz (2016) The Special Issue of Microscopy on single particle cryo-electron microscopy. Microscopy, 65, 1-2. PMID: 26586604.

Shenping Wu, Jean-Paul Armache and Yifan Cheng (2016) Single particle cryo-EM data acquisition by using direct electron detection camera. Microscopy. 65, 35-41. PMID: 26546989.

2015

Michel Goedert and Yifan Cheng (2015) Parkinson’s disease: Crystals of a toxic core. Nature, 525, 458-459. PMID: 26352470.

Xueming Li, Shawn Zheng, David A. Agard* and Yifan Cheng* (2015) Asynchronous data acquisition and on-the-fly analysis of dose fractionated cryo-EM images by UCSFImage. Journal of Structural Biology. 192, 174-178. PMID: 26370395, PMCID: PMC4633327

Juan Du, Wei Lu, Shenping Wu, Yifan Cheng, Eric Gouaux (2015) Glycine receptor mechanism illuminated by electron cryo-microscopy. Nature, 526, 224-229. 26344198. PMCID: PMC4659708

Po-Lin Chiu, Xueming Li, Zongli Li, Brain Beckett, Axel F. Brilot, Nikolaus Grigorieff, David Agard, Yifan Cheng* and Thomas Walz* (2015) Evaluation of super-resolution performance of the K2 electron counting camera using 2D crystals of aquaporin-0. Journal of Structural Biology, 192, 163-173. PMID: 26318383, PMCID: PMC4633381

Benjamin A Barad, Nathaniel Echols, Ray Y-R Wang, Yifan Cheng, Frank DiMaio, Paul D Adams, James S Fraser (2015) Side-chain-directed model and map validation for 3D Electron Cryomicroscopy. Nature Methods, 12, 943-946. PMID: 26280328, PMCID: PMC4589481

Yifan Cheng (2015) Leading Edge Review: Single particle cryo-EM at crystallographic resolution. Cell, 161, 450-457. PMID: 25910205

Yifan Cheng, Nikolaus Grigorieff, Pawel A. Penczek and Thomas Walz (2015) Leading Edge Primer: A primer to single-particle cryo-electron microscopy, commissioned primer, Cell, 161, 438-449. PMID: 25910204

Oren S. Rosenberg, Dustin Dovala, Xueming Li, Lynn Connolly, Anastasia Bendebury, Janet Finer-Moore, James Holton, Yifan Cheng, Robert M. Stroud, and Jeffery S. Cox (2015) Substrates control multimerization and activation of the multi-domain ATPase motor of type VII secretion. Cell, 161, 501-512. PMID: 25865481

Candice E. Paulsen§, Jean-Paul Armache§, Yuan Gao, Yifan Cheng* and David Julius* (2015) Structure of the human TRPA1 ion channel suggests regulatory mechanisms. Nature, 520, 511-517¶. PMID: 25855297
EMDB: 6267, 6268, 6269, PDB: 3J9P.
Featured in Nature News and Views:David E. Clapham (2015) Pain-sensing TRPA1 channel resolved. Nature, 520, 439-440. PMID: 25855290

Frank DiMaio, Yifan Song, Xueming Li, Matthias Brunner, Chunfu Xu, Vincent Conticello, Edward Egelman, Thomas Marlovits, Yifan Cheng and David Baker (2015) Atomic-accuracy models from 4.5 Å cryo-electron microscopy data with density-guided iterative local refinement. Nature Methods, 12, 361-365. PMID: 25707030

Ray Yu-Ruei Wang, Mikhail Kudryashev, Xueming Li, Edward Egelman, Marek Basler, Yifan Cheng, David Baker and Frank DiMaio (2015) De novo protein structure determination from near-atomic resolution cryo-EM maps. Nature Methods, 12, 335-338. PMID: 25707029

Vahid Abrishami, Javier Vargas, Xueming Li, Yifan Cheng, Roberto Marabini, Carlos Óscar Sánchez Sorzano, José María Carazo (2015) Alignment of direct detection device micrographs using a robust optical flow approach. Journal of Structural Biology. 189, 163-176. PMID: 25681631

Minglei Zhao§, Shenping Wu§, Qiangjun Zhou, Sandro Vivona, Daniel Cipriano, Yifan Cheng* and Axel T. Brunger* (2014) Mechanistic insight into the recycling machine of the SNARE complex. Nature, 518, 61-67. PMID: 25581794
EMDB: 6204, 6205, 6206, 6206, 6207, 6208, 6209, 6210, PDB: 3J94, 3J95, 3J96, 3J97, 3J98, 3J99.

JungMin Kim§, Shenping Wu§, Thomas Tomasiak§, Claudia Mergel, Michael B. Winter, Sebastian B. Stiller, Yaneth Robles-Colmanares, Robert M. Stround*, Robert Tampé*, Chaeles S. Craik* and Yifan Cheng* (2015) Subnanometer resolution electron cryo-microscopy structure of a heterodimeric ABC exporter. Nature, 517, 396-400. PMID: 25363761
EMDB: 6085, 6086, 6087.

Peter S. Shen, Joseph Park, Yidan Qin, Xueming Li, Matthew Larson, Yifan Cheng, Alan Lambowitz, Jonathan S. Weissman, Onn Brandman and Adam Frost (2015) Tae2p and the 60S ribosomal subunit elongate stalled nascent chains with an alanine and threonine tail. Science, 347, 75-78. PMID: 25554787

2014

David Booth, Yifan Cheng* and Alan Frankel* (2014) HIV utilizes a Crm1 dimer to promote RNA nuclear export. eLife 2014;3:e04121. PMID: 25486595

Gira Bhabha, Hui-Chun Cheng, Nan Zhang, Arne Moeller, Maofu Liao, Jeffrey A. Speir, Yifan Cheng, Ronald D. Vale (2014) Allosteric communication in the dynein motor domain. Cell, 159, 857-868. PMID: 25417161

Yina Wang, Joerg Schnitzbauer, Zhe Hu, Xueming Li, Yifan Cheng, Zhen-Li Huang and Bo Huang (2014) Localization events-based sample drift correction for localization microscopy with redundant cross-correlation algorithm. Optics Express, 22, 15982-15991. PMID: 24977854

Maofu Liao, Erhu Cao, David Julius* and Yifan Cheng* (2014) Single particle electron cryo-microscopy of a mammalian ion channel. Current Opinion in Structural Biology, 27: 1-7. PMID: 24681231

Shunsuke Minagawa, Jianlong Lou, Robert I. Seed, Anthony Cormier, Shenping Wu, Yifan Cheng Lynne Murray, Ping Tsui, Jane Connor, Ronald Herbst, Cedric Govaerts, Tyren Barker, Stephanie Cambier, Haruhiko Yanagisawa, Amanda Goodsell, Mitsuo Hashimoto, Oliver J. Brand, Ran Cheng, Royce Ma, Kate J. McKnelly, Weihua Wen, Arthur Hill, David Jablons, Paul Wolters, Hideya Kitamura, Jun Araya, Andrea J. Barczak, David J. Erle, Louis Reichardt, James D. Marks, Jody L. Baron, Stephen L. Nishimura (2014) Selective targeting of TGF-β activation to treat fibroinflammatory airway disease.Science Translational Medicine, 6, 241ra79. PMID: 24944194.

Jinghua Lu, Yadong Yu, Yifan Cheng and Peter D. Sun (2014) Structural mechanism of serum amyloid A-mediated inflammatory amyloidosis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 111, 5189-5194. PMID: 24706838

Pawel Penczek, Jia Fang, Xueming Li, Yifan Cheng, Justus Loerke, Christian M Spahn, (2014) CTER - rapid estimation of CTF parameters with error assessment. Ultramicroscopy, 140, 9-19. PMID: 24562077

2013

Maofu Liao§, Erhu Cao§, David Julius* and Yifan Cheng* (2013) Structure of the TRPV1 ion channel determined by electron cryo-microscopy. Nature, 504, 107-112¶. PMID: 24305160

Erhu Cao§, Maofu Liao§, Yifan Cheng* and David Julius* (2013) TRPV1 structures in distinct conformations reveal activation mechanisms. Nature, 504, 113-118¶. PMID: 24305161
EMDB: 5776, 5777, 5778, PDB: 3J5P, 3J5Q, 3J5R.
Both papers are featured in Nature News and Views: Richard Henderson (2013) Structural biology: Ion channel seen by electron microscopy. Nature, 504, 93-94. PMID: 24305155

Cédric S. Asensio, Daniel W. Sirkis, James W. Maas Jr., Kiyoshi Egami, Tsz-Leung To, Frances M. Brodsky, Xiaokun Shu, Yifan Cheng and Robert H. Edwards (2013) Self-assembly of VPS41 promotes sorting regired for biogenesis of the regulated secretory pathway. Developmental Cell, 27, 425-437. PMID: 24210660

Xueming Li, Shawn Q. Zheng, Kiyoshi Egami, David A. Agard and Yifan Cheng (2013) Influence of electron dose rate on electron counting images recorded with the K2 camera. Journal of Structural Biology, 184, 251-260. PMID: 23968652

Min-Xian Qian, Ye Pang, Cui Hua Liu, Kousuke Haratake, Bo-Yu Du, Dan-Yang Ji, Guang-Fei Wang, Qian-Qian Zhu, Wei Song, Yadong Yu, Xiao-Xu Zhang, Hai-Tao Huang, Shiying Miao, Lian-Bin Chen, Zi-Hui Zhang, Ya-Nan Liang, Shan Liu, Hwangho Cha, Dong Yang, Yonggong Zhai, Takuo Komatsu, Fuminori Tsuruta, Haitao Li, Cheng Cao, Wei Li, Guo-Hong Li, Yifan Cheng, Tomoki Chiba, Linfang Wang, Alfred L. Goldberg, Yan Shen, and Xiao-Bo Qiu (2013) Acetylation-mediated proteasomal degradation of core histones during DNA repair and spermatogenesis. Cell, 153, 1012-1024. PMID: 23706739

Xueming Li, Paul Mooney, Shawn Zheng, Chris Booth, Michael B. Braunfeld, Sander Gubbens, David A. Agard* and Yifan Cheng* (2013) Electron counting and beam-induced motion correction enables near atomic resolution single particle cryoEM. Nature Methods, 10, 584-590¶. PMID: 23644547, EMDB: 5623.
¶ Featured in Nature Methods News and Views: Robert M. Glaeser (2013) Stroboscopic imaging of macromolecular complexes. Nature Methods 10, 475-476. PMID: 23722205
¶ Featured in Nature Methods
: Method of the Year 2013.

Soyeon Park§, Xueming Li§, Ho Min Kim§, Chingakham Ranjit Singh, Geng Tian, Martin A. Hoyt, Scott Lovell, Kevin P. Battaile, Michal Zolkiewski, Philip Coffino, Jeroen Roelofs*, Yifan Cheng* and Daniel Finley* (2013) Reconfiguration of the proteasome during chaperone-mediated assembly. Nature, 497, 512-516. PMID: 23644457, EMDB: 5593, 5611, 5612, 5613, 5614, 5615, 5616, 5617.
§Equal contribution, * Corresponding authors.

Daniele Canzio, Maofu Liao, Nariman Naber, Ed Pate, Adam Larson, Shenping Wu, Roger Cooke, Peter Schuck, Yifan Cheng, Geeta J. Narlikar (2013) A conformational switch in HP1 allows conditional activation and drives assembly of the minimal heterochromatin unit. Nature, 496(7445): 377-381. PMID: 23485968

2012

Dina Schneidman-Duhovny, Andrea Rossi, Agustin Avila-Sakar, Seung Joong Kim, Javier Velázquez-Muriel, Pavel Strop, Hong Liang, Kristin A. Krükenberg, Maofu Liao, Homin Kim, Solmaz Sobhanifar, Volker Dötsch, Arvind Rajpal, Jaume Pons, David A. Agard, Yifan Cheng, Andrej Sali (2012) A method for integrative structure determination of protein-protein complexes: Application to a therapeutical antibody-antigen complex. Bioinformatics, 28(24), 3282-3289. PMID: 23093611

Shenping Wu, Agustin Avila-Sakar, JungMin Kim, David S. Booth, Charles H. Greenberg, Andrea Rossi, Maofu Liao, Xueming Li, Akram Alian, Sarah L. Griner, Narinobu Juge, Yadong Yu, Claudia M. Mergel, Javier Chaparro-Riggers, Pavel Strop, Robert Tampé, Robert H. Edwards, Robert M. Stroud, Charles S. Craik, Yifan Cheng (2012) Fabs enable single particle cryoEM studies of small proteins. Structure, 20, 582-592. PMID: 22483106, EMDB: 5294, 5295.
Featured in PSI-SBKB gateway

2011

David S. Booth, Agustin Avila-Sakar and Yifan Cheng (2011) Visualizing proteins and macromolecular complexes by negative stain EM: from grid preparation to image acquisition. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 58, pii: 3227, doi: 10.3791/3227. PMID: 22215030

Olga Maria Martinez-Avila, Shenping Wu, Yifan Cheng, Robert Lee, Feroz Khan, Stefan Habelitz (2011) Self assembly of amelogenin proteins at the water-oil interface. European Journal of Oral Sciences, 119, (Suppl. 1), 75-82. PMID: 22243231

Shawn Q. Zheng, Eric Branlund, Bettina Keszthelyi, Michael B. Braunfeld, Yifan Cheng, John W. Sedat and David Agard (2011) A distributed multi-GPU system for high-speed electron microscopy tomographic reconstruction. ultramicroscopy, 111, 1137-1143. PMID: 21741915

Ken Nakamura, Venu M. Nemani, Farnaz Azarbal, Gaia Skibinski, Jon M. Levy, Kiyoshi Egami, Larissa Munishkina, Jue Zhang, Brooke Gardner, Junko Wakabayashi, Hiromi Sesaki, Yifan Cheng, Steven Finkbeiner, Robert L. Nussbaum, Eliezer Masliah and Robert H. Edwards (2011) Direct membrane association drives mitochondrial fission by the Parkinson disease-associated protein a-synuclein. The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 286, 20710-20726. PMID: 21489994

Xiaodong He, Shenping Wu, Olga Martinez-Avila, Yifan Cheng and Stefan Habelitz (2011) Self-aligning amelogenin nanoribbons in oil-water system. Journal of Structural Biology, 174, 203-212. PMID: 21134461

Ho Min Kim, Yadong Yu, Yifan Cheng (2011) Structural Characterization of the 26S proteasome. Biochmica et Biophysica Acta – Gene Regulatory Mechanisms, 1809: 67-79. PMID: 20800708

2010
Richard K. Hite, Andreas D. Schenk, Zongli Li, Yifan Cheng and Thomas Walz (2010) Collecting electron crystallographic data of two-dimensional protein crystals. Chapter 11, pp. 251-282 in: Methods in Enzymology, 481: Cryo-Electron Microscopy, edited by Grant Jensen. Academic Press, Burlington, CA. PMID: 20887861

Matthew D. Daugherty, David S. Booth, Bhargavi Jayaraman, Yifan Cheng and Alan D. Frankel (2010) HIV Rev response element (RRE) directs assembly of the Rev homooligomer into discrete asymmetric complexes. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 107: 12481-12486. PMID: 20616058

Xueming Li, Nikolaus Grigorieff and Yifan Cheng (2010) GPU-enabled FREALIGN: Accelerating single particle 3D reconstruction and refinement in Fourier space on graphics processors. Journal of Structural Biology, advanced publication online June 14 2010. PMID: 20558298

Yadong Yu, David M. Smith, Ho Min Kim, Victor Rodriguez, Alfred L. Goldberg and Yifan Cheng (2010) Interactions of PAN's C-termini with archaeal 20S proteasome and implications for the eukaryotic proteasome-ATPase interactions. EMBO Journal, 29: 692-702. PMID: 20019667; PDB: 3IPM; EMDB: 5130

Zongli Li, Richard K. Hite, Yifan Cheng and Thomas Walz (2010) Evaluation of imaging plates as the recording medium for images of negatively stained single particles and electron diffraction patterns of two-dimensional crystals. Journal of Electron Microscopy, 59: 53-63. PMID: 19643814

Metka Lenassi, Gerard Cagney, Maofu Liao, Tomaz Vaupotic, Koen Bartholomeeusen, Yifan Cheng, Nevan J. Krogan, Ana Plemenitas, and B. Matija Peterlin (2010) HIV Nef is secreted in exosomes and triggers apoptosis in bystander CD4+ T cells. Traffic, 11: 110-122. PMID: 19912576

2009

Lisa R. Racki, Nariman Naber, Peretz Partensky, Janet G. Yang, Ashley Acevedo, Tom J. Purcell, Roger Cooke, Yifan Cheng* and Geeta J. Narlikar* (2009) The chromatin remodeller ACF acts as a dimeric motor to space nucleosomes. Nature, 462: 1016-1021. PMID: 20033039.

Yifan Cheng and Thomas Walz (2009) The advent of near-atomic resolution in single-particle electron microscopy. Annual Review of Biochemistry, 78: 723-742. PMID: 19489732

Hak-Zoo Kim, Keehoon Jung, Ho Min Kim, Yifan Cheng, Gou Young Koh (2009) A designed angiopoietin-2 variant, pentameric COMP-Ang2, strongly activate Tie2 receptor and stimulates angiogenesis. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular Cell Research, 1793: 772-780. PMID: 19339208

Yifan Cheng (2009) Towards an atomic model of the 26S proteasome. Current Opinion in Structural Biology, 19: 203-208. PMID: 19286367

2008

Julius Rabl, David M. Smith, Yadong Yu, Shih-Chung Chang, Alfred L. Goldberg and Yifan Cheng (2008) Mechanism of gate opening in the 20S proteasome by the proteasomal ATPases. Molecular Cell, 30: 360-368. PMID: 18471981; PDB: 3C91, 3C92; EMDB: 1733, 1740;

Edward R. Ballister, Angela H. Lai, Ronald N. Zuckermann, Yifan Cheng and Joseph D. Mougous (2008) In vitro self-assembly of tailored protein nanotubes from a simple protein building block. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 105: 3733-3738. PMID: 18310321

Gary Frey, Hanqin Peng, Sophia Rits-Volloch, Marco Morelli, Yifan Cheng and Bing Chen (2008) A fusion-intermediate state of HIV-1 gp41 targeted by broadly neutralizing antibodies. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 105: 3739-3744. PMID: 18322015

Tamir Gonen, Richard K. Hite, Yifan Cheng, Benjamin M. Petre, Joerg Kistler and Thomas Walz (2008) Structural characterization of oligomers formed by lens-specific tetraspanin MP20. Journal of Molecular Biology, 376: 380-392. PMID: 1816619

2007

Melanie D. Ohi, Anna Feoktistova, Liping Ren, Calvin Yip, Yifan Cheng, Jun-Song Chen, Hyun-Joo Yoon, Joseph S. Wall, Zhong Haung, Pawel A. Penczek, Kathleen L. Gould and Thomas Walz (2007) Structural organization of anaphase-promoting cmplex bound to the mitotic activator slp1. Molecular Cell, 28: 871-885. PMID: 18082611

David M. Smith, Shih-Chung Chang, Soyeon Park, Danniel Finley, Yifan Cheng and Alfred L. Goldberg (2007) Docking of the proteasomal ATPases’ carboxy-termini in the 20S proteasome's alpha ring opens the gate for substrate entry. Molecular Cell, 27: 731-744. PMID: 17803938

Yifan Cheng*, Werner Boll, Tomas Kirchhausen, Stephen C. Harrison and Thomas Walz (2007) Cryo-electron tomography of clathrin coated vesicles – structural implications for coat assembly. Journal of Molecular Biology, 365: 892-899. * corresponding author; PMID: 17095010

Yifan Cheng and Thomas Walz (2007) Chapter 18: Reconstructing the endocytotic machinery, (464 - 485) in: Methods in Cell Biology, 79: Cellular Electron Microscopy, edited by J. Richard McIntosh. Elsevier Academic Press, San Diego, CA. PMID: 17327169

2006

Alexander Fotin, Tomas Kirchhausen, Nikolaus Grigorieff, Stephen C. Harrison, Thomas Walz and Yifan Cheng (2006) Structure determination of clathrin coats to subnanometer resolution by single particle cryo-electron microscopy. Journal of Structure Biology, 156: 453-460. PMID: 16908193

Noritaka Nishida, Can Xie, Motomu Shimaoka, Yifan Cheng, Thomas Walz, Timothy A. Springer (2006) Activation of Leukocyte β2 integrins by conversion from bent to extended conformation. Immunity, 25: 583-594. PMID: 17045822

Jun Liu, Shenping Wu, Mary C. Reedy, Hanspeter Winkler, Carmen Lucaveche, Yifan Cheng, Michael K. Reedy and Kenneth A. Taylor (2006) Electron tomography of swollen rigor fibers of insect flight muscle reveals a short and variably angled S2 domain. Journal of Molecular Biology, 362: 844-60. PMID: 16949613

Yifan Cheng, Elmar Wolf, Mykol Larvie, Olga Zak, Philip Aisen, Nikolaus Grigorieff, Stephen C. Harrison & Thomas Walz (2006) Single Particle Reconstructions of the Transferrin Receptor – Transferrin Complex Obtained with Different Specimen Preparation Techniques. Journal of Molecular Biology, 355: 1048-1065. PMID: 16343539

Terunaga Nakagawa, Yifan Cheng, Morgan Sheng and Thomas Walz (2006) Three-dimensional structure of an AMPA receptor without associated stargazin/TARP proteins. Biological Chemistry, 387: 179-187.
PMID: 16497150

2005

Yifan Cheng*, Olga Zak, Philip Aisen, Stephen C. Harrison and Thomas Walz* (2005) Single Particle Reconstruction of the Human Apo-Transferrin – Transferrin Receptor Complex. Journal of Structure Biology, 152: 204-210. * corresponding authors; PMID: 16343946

Tamir Gonen, Yifan Cheng, Piotr Sliz, Yoko Hiroaki, Yoshinori Fujiyoshi, Stephen C. Harrison and Thomas Walz (2005) Lipid-protein interactions in double-layered two-dimensional crystals of aquaporin-0. Nature, 438: 633-638. PMID: 16319884; PDB: 2B6O
Featured in Nature News and Views: Anthony G. Lee (2005) Cell biology: A greasy grip. Nature 438, 569-570, Nature Editor’s Summary and front cover of the issue.

David M. Smith, Galit Kafri, Yifan Cheng, David Ng, Thomas Walz and Alfred L. Goldberg (2005) ATP Binding to PAN or the 26S ATPases Causes Association with the 20S Proteasome, Gate Opening, and Translocation of Unfolded Proteins. Molecular Cell, 20: 687-698. PMID: 16337593

Terunaga Nakagawa, Yifan Cheng, Elizabeth Ramm, Morgan Sheng and Thomas Walz (2005) Structure and different conformational states of native AMPA receptor complexes. Nature, 433: 545-549. PMID: 15690046

2004

Yifan Cheng, Olga Zak, Philip Aisen, Stephen C. Harrison and Thomas Walz (2004) Structure of the Human Transferrin Receptor-Transferrin Complex. Cell, 116: 565-576. PMID: 14980223; PDB: 1SUV
Featured in Cell preview: D. R. Richardson, (2004) Mysteries of the Transferrin-Transferrin Receptor 1 Interaction Uncovered. Cell 116, 483-489.

Alexander Fotin, Yifan Cheng, Piotr Sliz, Nikolaus Grigorieff, Stephen C. Harrison, Tomas Kirchhausen and Thomas Walz (2004) Molecular model for a complete clathrin lattice from electron cryomicroscopy. Nature, 432: 573-579. PMID: 15502812; PDB: 1XI4; EMDB: 5119

Alexander Fotin, Yifan Cheng, Nikolaus Grigorieff, Thomas Walz, Stephen C. Harrison, and Tomas Kirchhausen (2004) Structure of an auxilin-bound clathrin coat and its implications for the mechanism of uncoating. Nature, 432: 649-653. PMID: 15502813; PDB: 1XI5; EMDB: 5120
Both papers are featured in Nature News and Views: Frances M. Brodsky (2004) Clathrin’s Achilles’ ankle. Nature 432, 568-569.

Tamir Gonen, Piotr Sliz, Joerg Kistler, Yifan Cheng and Thomas Walz (2004) Aquaporin-0 membrane junctions reveal the structure of a closed water pore. Nature, 429: 193-197. PMID: 15141214; PDB: 1SOR

Tamir Gonen, Yifan Cheng, Joerg Kistler and Thomas Walz (2004) Aquaporin-0 Membrane Junctions Form upon Proteolytic Cleavage. Journal of Molecular Biology, 342: 1337-1345. PMID: 15351655

Melanie Ohi, Ying Li, Yifan Cheng and Thomas Walz (2004) Negative Staining and Image Classification - Powerful Tools in Modern Electron Microscopy. Biological Procedures Online, 6: 23-34. PMID: 15103397

Bing Chen, Yifan Cheng, Lesley Calder, Stephen C. Harrison, Ellis L. Reinherz, John J. Skehel and Don C. Wiley (2004) A Chimeric Protein of Simian Immunodeficiency Virus Envelope Glycoprotein gp140 and Escherichia coli Aspartate Transcarbamoylase. Journal of Virology, 78: 4508-4516. PMID: 15078931

1996 - 2004

Eric A. Toth, Ying Li, Michael R. Sawaya, Yifan Cheng, and Tom Ellenberger (2003) The crystal structure of Bifunctional Primase-Helicase of Bacteriophage T7. Molecular Cell, 12: 1-20. PMID: 14636571

Gerardo Z. Lederkremer*, Yifan Cheng*, Benjamin M. Petre, Erik Vogan, Sebastian Springer, Randy Shekman, Thomas Walz and Tomas Kirchhausen (2001) Structure of the Sec23p/24p and Sec13p/31p complexes of COPII. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 98: 10704-10709. * equal contributions; PMID: 11535824

I. Schmidt-Krey, K. Mitsuoka, T. Hirai, K. Murata, Y. Cheng, Y. Fujiyoshi, R. Morgenstern and H. Hebert (2000) The three-dimensional map of microsomal glutathione transferase 1 at 6 Å resolution. EMBO Journal, 19: 6311-6316. PMID: 11101503

Ingeborg Schmidt-Krey, Kazuyoshi Murata, Teruhisa Hirai, Kaoru Mitsuoka, Yifan Cheng, Ralf Morgenstern, Yoshinori Fujiyoshi and Hans Hebert (1999) The projection structure of the membrane protein microsomal glutathione transferase at 3A resolution hexagonal crystals. Journal of Molecular Biology, 288: 243-253. PMID: 10329140

Yoko Hiroaki, Kaoru Mitsuoka, Yifan Cheng, Hidekazu Hiroaki and Yoshinori Fujiyoshi (1999) Influence of various nucleotides on the in situ crystallization of Ca+2-ATPase. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1415: 361-368. PMID: 9889398

Yifan Cheng and Kenneth A. Taylor (1998) Characterizing the low magnification performance of an intermediate voltage electron microscope with field emission electron gun, CM300FEG. Ultramicroscopy, 74: 209-220. PMID: 9809458

Kenneth A. Taylor, Jinghua Tang, Yifan Cheng and Hanspeter Winkler (1997) The use of electron tomography for structural analysis of disordered protein arrays. Journal of Structural Biology, 120: 372-386. PMID: 9441940

Publications before 1996 in materials science

J. Gjønnes, V. Hansen, B.S. Berg, P. Runde, Y.F. Cheng, K. Gjønnes and C. Gilmore (1998) Structure model for the phase AlmFe derived from electron diffraction intensities collected by combination of a precession technique and convergent-beam diffraction. Acta Crystallographica A54, 306-319.

Kjersti Gjønnes, Yifan Cheng, Bjørn S. Berg and Vidar Hansen (1998) Correction for multiple scattering in integrated electron diffraction intensities - Application to determination of structure factors in the [001] projection of AlmFe. Acta Crystallographica A54, 102-119.

Y.F. Cheng*, W. Nüchter, J. Mayer, A. Weickenmeier and J. Gjønnes (1996) Low order structure factor amplitude and sign measurement of an unknown structure AlmFe by quantitative CBED. Acta Crystallographica A52, 923-936.
* Corresponding author

Y.F. Cheng, F. Dettenwanger, J. Mayer, E. Schumann and M. Rühler (1996) Identification of a new phase formed during the oxidation of γ-Titanium Aluminum. Scripta Materialia 34, 707-711.

Y.F. Cheng and J. Gjønnes (1994) Strip projection approach to the new model of AlMnSi icosahedral quasicrystal. Acta Crystallographica A50, 455-461.

Y.F. Cheng, V. Hansen, J. Gjønnes and L.R.Wallenberg (1992) TEM study of the early stages of precipitation process in strip-cast Al3003 alloys. Journal of Materials Research 7, 3225-3241.

Y.F. Cheng and F.H. Li (1992) An attempt to describe one-dimensional incommensurate composite structure as phason-defected one dimensional quasiperiodic structure. Acta Crystallographica A48, 796-804.

Y.F. Cheng, G.Z. Pan and F.H. Li (1992) Real space approach to the linear phason strain. physica status solidi (b) 170, 47-55.

Y.F. Cheng, M.J. Hui and F.H. Li (1991) A new commensurate and its related incommensurate phase in Al-Cu-Fe alloys. Philosophical Magazine Letter 63, 49-55.

Y.F. Cheng, M.J. Hui and F.H. Li (1991) An intermediate State between the decagonal and monoclinic phase in an Al-Cu-Fe alloy. Philosophical Magazine Letter 64, 129-132.

Y.F. Cheng, M.J. Hui, X.S. Chen and F.H. Li (1990) Relationship between icosahedral phase and monoclinic phase in Al-Cu-Fe alloy. Philosophical Magazine Letter 61, 173-179.

Z.F. Ren, Y.F. Cheng, Y.D. Jiang and W.Y Guan (1990) Single crystal growth and characterization in Ca-Doped Y-Ba-Cu-O system. Journal of Material Science Letter 9, 738-740.

G.Z. Pan, Y.F. Cheng and F.H. Li (1990) A six-dimensional crystal related T2-Al6CuLi3 icosahedral quasicrystal and R-Al5CuLi3 body centered cubic crystal. Physical Review B 41, 3401-3405.

F.H. Li and Y.F. Cheng (1990) A simple approach to quasicrystal structure and defect formulation. Acta Crystallographica A46, 142 - 149.

Cheng Yifan, Hui Mengjun, Wu Xiaojing, Yang Dayu, Chen Xishen and Li Fanghua (1989) R-phase and icosahedral phase in Al-Cu-Fe alloys. Chinese Physics Letter 5, 529-532.

Li Fanghua, Pan Guangzhao and Cheng Yifan (1989) Transformation from icosahedral phase to body center cubic phase in cut description. Chinese Physics Letter 5, 464-468.

Yifan Cheng and Renhui Wang (1988) Convergent beam electron diffraction determination of the extinction distance of the quasicrystalline icosahedral phase. Solid State Communications 68, 795-797.

Yifan Cheng and Renhui Wang (1988) Dynamical theory of electron diffraction of quasicrystal. phyiscal status solidi (b) 152, 33-37.

Danshan Zhao, Renhui Wang, Yifan Cheng and Zhouguang Wang (1988) Calculation of diffraction patterns of icosahedral phase. Journal of Physics F: Metal Physics 18, 1893-1904.

Reihui Wang and Yifan Cheng (1987) Dynamical theory of electron diffraction and its application to the rocking curve simulation for quasicrystal. Materials Science Forum 22-24, 409-420.

R. Wang, J. Gui, S. Yao, Y. Cheng, G. Lu and M. Huang (1986) High-temperature X-ray diffraction study of the crystallization process in rapidly quenched Al6(Mn,Fe) alloy. Philosophical Magazine B54, L33-37.