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Publications

  1. Strelkov, S.V., Tao, Y., Rossmann, M.G., Kurochkina, L.P., Shneider, M.M., and Mesyanzhinov, V.V. Preliminary crystallographic studies of bacteriophage T4 fibritin confirm a trimeric coiled-coil structure. Virology, 1996. 219, 190-4. [Full text] [PDF]

  2. Tao, Y., Strelkov, S.V., Mesyanzhinov, V.V., and Rossmann, M.G. Structure of bacteriophage T4 fibritin: a segmented coiled coil and the role of the C-terminal domain. Structure, 1997. 5, 789-98. [Full text] [PDF]

  3. Strelkov, S.V., Tao, Y., Shneider, M.M., Mesyanzhinov, V.V., and Rossmann, M.G. Structure of bacteriophage T4 fibritin M: a troublesome packing arrangement. Acta Crystallographica Section D, Biological Crystallography, 1998. 54, 805-16. [Full text] [PDF]

  4. Tao, Y., Olson, N.H., Xu, W., Anderson, D.L., Rossmann, M.G., and Baker, T.S. Assembly of a tailed bacterial virus and its genome release studied in three dimensions. Cell, 1998. 95, 431-7. [Full text] [PDF]

  5. Rossmann, M.G. and Tao, Y. Cryo-electron-microscopy reconstruction of partially symmetric objects. Journal of Structural Biology, 1999. 125, 196-208. [Full text] [PDF]

  6. Rossmann, M.G., and Tao, Y. Courageous science: structural studies of bluetongue virus core. Structure, 1999. 7, R43-6. [Full text] [PDF]

  7. Rossmann, M.G., and Tao, Y. Structural insight into insect viruses. Nature Structural Biology, 1999. 6, 717-9. [Full text] [PDF]

  8. Badasso, M.O., Leiman, P.G., Tao, Y., He, Y., Ohlendorf, D.H., Rossmann, M.G., and Anderson, D. Purification, crystallization and initial X-ray analysis of the head- tail connector of bacteriophage phi29. Acta Crystallographica Section D, Biological Crystallography, 2000. 56, 1187-90. [Full text] [PDF]

  9. Tao, Y., and Zhang, W. Recent developments in cryo-electron microscopy reconstruction of single particles. Current Opinion in Structural Biology, 2000. 10, 616-22. [Full text] [PDF]

  10. Simpson, A.A., Tao, Y. (Equal contributors), Leiman, P.G., Badasso, M.O., He, Y., Jardine, P.J., Olson, N.H., Morais, M.C., Grimes, S., Anderson, D.L., Baker, T.S., and Rossmann, M.G. Structure of the bacteriophage phi29 DNA packaging motor. Nature, 2000. 408, 745-50. [Full text] [PDF]

  11. Simpson, A.A., Leiman, P.G., Tao, Y., He, Y., Badasso, M.O., Jardine, P.J., Anderson, D.L, and Rossmann, M.G. Structure determination of the head-tail connector of bacteriophage phi29. Acta Crystallographica Section D, Biological Crystallography, 2001. 57, 1260-9. [Full text] [PDF]

  12. Morais, M.C., Tao, Y., Olson, N.H., Grimes, S., Jardine, P.J., Anderson, D.L., Baker, T.S., and Rossmann, M.G. Cryoelectron-microscopy image reconstruction of symmetry mismatches in bacteriophage phi29. Journal of Structural Biology, 2001. 135, 38-46. [Full text] [PDF]

  13. Tao, Y., Farsetta, D.L., Nibert, M.L., and Harrison, S.C. RNA synthesis in a cage - structural studies of reovirus polymerase 13. Cell, 2002. 111, 733-745. [Full text] [PDF]

  14. Allison, S.L., Tao, Y., O'Riordain G., Mandl, C.W., Harrison, S.C., and Heinz, F.X. Two distinct size classes of immature and mature subviral particles from tick-borne encephalitis virus. Journal of Virology, 2003. 77, 11357-66. [Full text] [PDF]

  15. Kim J., Tao Y., Reinisch K.M., Harrison S.C., and Nibert M.L. Orthoreovirus and Aquareovirus core proteins: conserved enzymatic surfaces, but not protein-protein interfaces. Virus Research, 2004. 101, 15-28. [Full text] [PDF]

  16. Sayes C.M., Fortner J.D., Lyon D., Boyd A.M., Ausman K.D., Guo W., Tao Y., Sitharaman, B., Wilson L.J., West J.L., and Colvin, V.L. The Differential Cytotoxicity of Water-Soluble Fullerenes. Nano Letters, 2004. 4, 1881-7. [Full text] [PDF]

  17. Fortner, J.D., Lyon, D.Y., Sayes, C.M., Boyd, A.M., Faulkner, J., Tao, Y.J., Guo, W., Ausman, K.D., Colvin, V.L. and Hughes, J.B. C60 in Water: Nanocrystal Formation and Microbial Response. Environmental Science and Technology, 2005. 39, 4307-16. [Full text] [PDF]

  18. Ye, Q., Krug, R.M., and Tao, Y.J. The mechanism by which influenza A virus nucleoprotein forms oligomers and binds RNA. Nature, 2006. 444, 1078-82. [Full text] [PDF]

  19. Pan, J., Vakharia, V.V., and Tao, Y.J. The structure of a birnavirus polymerase reveals a distinct active site topology. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2007. 104, 7385-90. [Full text] [PDF]

  20. Lu, X., McDonald, S.M., Tortorici, A., Tao, Y.J., Vasquez-Del Carpio, R., Nibert, M.L., Patton, J.T., and Harrison, S.C. Mechanism for coordinated RNA packaging and genome replication by rotavirus polymerase VP1. Structure, 2008. 16, 1678-1688. [Full text] [PDF]

  21. Guu T.S., Dong L., Wittung-Stafshede P., and Tao Y.J. Mapping the domain structure of the influenza A virus polymerase acidic protein (PA) and its interaction with the basic protein 1 (PB1) subunit. Virology, 2008. 379, 135-42. [Full text] [PDF]

  22. Newcomb, L., Kuo, R.L., Ye, Q., Jiang, Y., Tao, Y.J., and Krug, R.M. Interaction of the influenza A virus nucleocapsid protein with the viral RNA polymerase potentiates unprimed viral RNA replication. Journal of Virology, 2009. 83, 29-36. [Full text] [PDF]

  23. Pan, J., Dong, L., Lin, L., Ochoa, W.F., Sinkovits, R.S., Havens, W.M., Nibert, M.L., Baker, T.S., Ghabrial, S.A., and Tao, Y.J. Atomic structure reveals the unique capsid organization of a dsRNA virus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2009. 106, 4225-30. [Full text] [PDF]

  24. Guu, T.S., Liu, Z., Ye, Q., Mata, D.A., Li, K., Yin, C., Zhang J., and Tao, Y.J. Structure of the hepatitis E virus-like particle suggests mechanisms for virus assembly and receptor binding. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2009. 106, 12992-7. [Full text] [PDF]

  25. McDonald, S.M., Tao, Y.J., and Patton, J.T. The ins and outs of four-tunneled Reoviridae RNA-dependent RNA polymerases. Current Opinion in Structural Biology, 2009. 19, 775-82. [Full text] [PDF]

  26. Pan, J., Lin. L., and Tao, Y.J. Self-guanylylation of birnavirus VP1 does not require an intact polymerase activity site. Virology, 2009. 395, 87-96. [Full text] [PDF]

  27. Tang, J., Pan, J., Havens, W.M., Ochoa, W.F., Guu, T.S., Ghabrial, S.A., Nibert, M.L., Tao, Y.J. (co-corresponding author), and Baker, T.S. Backbone trace of a partitivirus capsid protein from electron cryomicroscopy and homology modeling. Biophysical Journal, 2010. 99, 685-94. [Full text] [PDF]

  28. Tao, Y.J., and Ye, Q. RNA virus replication complexes. PLoS Pathogens, 2010. 6, e1000943. [Full text] [PDF]

  29. Tao, Y.J., and Zheng, W. Chaperones and the maturation of steroid hormone receptor complexes. Oncotarget, 2011. 2, 104-6. [Full text] [PDF]

  30. Dong, J., Dong, L., Mendez, E., and Tao, Y.J. Crystal structure of the human astrovirus capsid spike. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2011. 108, 12681-6. [Full text] [PDF]

Edited books

  1. Wang, Q., and Tao, Y.J., editors. Influenza: Molecular Virology. Horizon Scientific Press, Norfolk, United Kingdom. In press. [Website]

Book sections

  1. Tao, Y., and Harrison, S.C. "Crystal structure of reovirus polymerase lambda 3". Segmented Double-stranded RNA Viruses: Structure and Molecular Biology, 2007. Patton, J.T., editor. Caister Academic Press, Norfolk, United Kingdom. ISBN: 978-1-904455-21-9. [Website]

  2. Tao, Y.J. "The power of persistence - overcome the flu". The Light of Life: A Lecture Series on Life and Career (In Chinese), 2009. Rao, Y., editor. Higher Education Press, Beijing, China.

  3. Tao, Y.J., and Ye, Q. "The influenza A virus nucleoprotein". Influenza: Molecular Virology. Wang, Q., and Tao, Y.J., editors. Caister Academic Press, Norfolk, United Kingdom. ISBN: 978-1-904455-57-8. In press. [Website]

  4. Tao, Y.J. "Bunyaviruses". Viral Molecular Machines. Rossmann, M.G., and Rao, V., editors. Springer-Verlag, New York, USA. In press.

Patents

  1. Force generating nanoscale motor. Simpson, A.A., Tao, Y., Leiman, P.G., Badasso, M.O., He, Y., Jardine, P.J., Olson, N.H., Morais, M.C., Grimes, S.N., Anderson, D.L. Baker, T.S., and Rossmann, M.G. Status: pending. Patent application number: 60/337,335.