Chuan He

Research Summary
Chuan He is the John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Chicago.He received his B.S. (1994) from the University of Science and Technology of China. He received his Ph. D. degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in chemistry in 2000. After being trained as a Damon-Runyon postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University from 2000-2002, he joined the University of Chicago as an Assistant Professor, and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2008, Professor in 2010 and John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor in 2014. He is also a member of the Cancer Research Center at the University of Chicago. His research spans a broad range of chemical biology, RNA biology, epigenetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, and genomics. His recent research concerns reversible RNA and DNA methylation in biological regulation. His research group discovered the first RNA demethylase and showed that reversible RNA methylation significantly affects gene expression regulation.
RNA modification, DNA methylation, Epigenetics, Chemical biology
  • University of Sci. & Tech. China, Hefei/China, B.S. Chemistry 1994
  • MIT, Cambridge, Ph.D. Chemistry 2000
  • Harvard, Cambridge, Postdoc Chemical Biology 2002
Awards & Honors
  • 2013 - HHMI Investigator
  • 2017 - Paul Marks Prize in Cancer Research
  • 2019 - ACS Chemical Biology Lectureship
  1. Liu H, Zeng T, He C, Rawal VH, Zhou H, Dickinson BC. Development of Mild Chemical Catalysis Conditions for m1A-to-m6A Rearrangement on RNA. ACS Chem Biol. 2022 Jun 17; 17(6):1334-1342. View in: PubMed

  2. Wei J, Yu X, Yang L, Liu X, Gao B, Huang B, Dou X, Liu J, Zou Z, Cui XL, Zhang LS, Zhao X, Liu Q, He PC, Sepich-Poore C, Zhong N, Liu W, Li Y, Kou X, Zhao Y, Wu Y, Cheng X, Chen C, An Y, Dong X, Wang H, Shu Q, Hao Z, Duan T, He YY, Li X, Gao S, Gao Y, He C. FTO mediates LINE1 m6A demethylation and chromatin regulation in mESCs and mouse development. Science. 2022 05 27; 376(6596):968-973. View in: PubMed

  3. Hu L, Liu S, Peng Y, Ge R, Su R, Senevirathne C, Harada BT, Dai Q, Wei J, Zhang L, Hao Z, Luo L, Wang H, Wang Y, Luo M, Chen M, Chen J, He C. m6A RNA modifications are measured at single-base resolution across the mammalian transcriptome. Nat Biotechnol. 2022 Mar 14. View in: PubMed

  4. Hsu PJ, Singh K, Dhiman A, Witmer HDD, He C, Eng OS, Catenacci DVT, Posner MC, Turaga KK. Utility of Perioperative Measurement of Cell-Free DNA and Circulating Tumor DNA in Informing the Prognosis of GI Cancers: A Systematic Review. JCO Precis Oncol. 2022 02; 6:e2100337. View in: PubMed

  5. He C. ACS Chemical Biology-2022 Editorial Statement. ACS Chem Biol. 2022 01 21; 17(1):1. View in: PubMed

  6. Sepich-Poore C, Zheng Z, Schmitt E, Wen K, Zhang ZS, Cui XL, Dai Q, Zhu AC, Zhang L, Sanchez Castillo A, Tan H, Peng J, Zhuang X, He C, Nachtergaele S. The METTL5-TRMT112 N6-methyladenosine methyltransferase complex regulates mRNA translation via 18S rRNA methylation. J Biol Chem. 2022 03; 298(3):101590. View in: PubMed

  7. Lyu R, Wu T, Zhu AC, West-Szymanski DC, Weng X, Chen M, He C. KAS-seq: genome-wide sequencing of single-stranded DNA by N3-kethoxal-assisted labeling. Nat Protoc. 2022 02; 17(2):402-420. View in: PubMed

  8. Wei J, Harada BT, Lu D, Ma R, Gao B, Xu Y, Montauti E, Mani N, Chaudhuri SM, Gregory S, Weinberg SE, Zhang DD, Green R, He C, Fang D. HRD1-mediated METTL14 degradation regulates m6A mRNA modification to suppress ER proteotoxic liver disease. Mol Cell. 2021 12 16; 81(24):5052-5065.e6. View in: PubMed

  9. Yang Z, Yang S, Cui YH, Wei J, Shah P, Park G, Cui X, He C, He YY. METTL14 facilitates global genome repair and suppresses skin tumorigenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 08 31; 118(35). View in: PubMed

  10. Terajima H, Lu M, Zhang L, Cui Q, Shi Y, Li J, He C. N6-methyladenosine promotes induction of ADAR1-mediated A-to-I RNA editing to suppress aberrant antiviral innate immune responses. PLoS Biol. 2021 07; 19(7):e3001292. View in: PubMed

  11. Zhang LS, Xiong QP, Peña Perez S, Liu C, Wei J, Le C, Zhang L, Harada BT, Dai Q, Feng X, Hao Z, Wang Y, Dong X, Hu L, Wang ED, Pan T, Klungland A, Liu RJ, He C. ALKBH7-mediated demethylation regulates mitochondrial polycistronic RNA processing. Nat Cell Biol. 2021 07; 23(7):684-691. View in: PubMed

  12. Zhang LS, Liu C, He C. Transcriptome-Wide Detection of Internal N7-Methylguanosine. Methods Mol Biol. 2021; 2298:97-104. View in: PubMed

  13. Cui YH, Yang S, Wei J, Shea CR, Zhong W, Wang F, Shah P, Kibriya MG, Cui X, Ahsan H, He C, He YY. Autophagy of the m6A mRNA demethylase FTO is impaired by low-level arsenic exposure to promote tumorigenesis. Nat Commun. 2021 04 12; 12(1):2183. View in: PubMed

  14. Lee J, Wu Y, Harada BT, Li Y, Zhao J, He C, Ma Y, Wu X. N6 -methyladenosine modification of lncRNA Pvt1 governs epidermal stemness. EMBO J. 2021 04 15; 40(8):e106276. View in: PubMed

  15. Wei J, He C. Chromatin and transcriptional regulation by reversible RNA methylation. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2021 06; 70:109-115. View in: PubMed

  16. Chiu BC, Chen C, You Q, Chiu R, Venkataraman G, Zeng C, Zhang Z, Cui X, Smith SM, He C, Zhang W. Alterations of 5-hydroxymethylation in circulating cell-free DNA reflect molecular distinctions of subtypes of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. NPJ Genom Med. 2021 Feb 11; 6(1):11. View in: PubMed

  17. He PC, He C. m6 A RNA methylation: from mechanisms to therapeutic potential. EMBO J. 2021 02 01; 40(3):e105977. View in: PubMed

  18. Zhu AC, He C. Global Detection of RNA Methylation by Click Degradation. ACS Cent Sci. 2020 Dec 23; 6(12):2126-2129. View in: PubMed

  19. Cui XL, Nie J, Ku J, Dougherty U, West-Szymanski DC, Collin F, Ellison CK, Sieh L, Ning Y, Deng Z, Zhao CWT, Bergamaschi A, Pekow J, Wei J, Beadell AV, Zhang Z, Sharma G, Talwar R, Arensdorf P, Karpus J, Goel A, Bissonnette M, Zhang W, Levy S, He C. A human tissue map of 5-hydroxymethylcytosines exhibits tissue specificity through gene and enhancer modulation. Nat Commun. 2020 12 02; 11(1):6161. View in: PubMed

  20. Du J, Liao W, Liu W, Deb DK, He L, Hsu PJ, Nguyen T, Zhang L, Bissonnette M, He C, Li YC. N6-Adenosine Methylation of Socs1 mRNA Is Required to Sustain the Negative Feedback Control of Macrophage Activation. Dev Cell. 2020 12 21; 55(6):737-753.e7. View in: PubMed

  21. Sun HL, Zhu AC, Gao Y, Terajima H, Fei Q, Liu S, Zhang L, Zhang Z, Harada BT, He YY, Bissonnette MB, Hung MC, He C. Stabilization of ERK-Phosphorylated METTL3 by USP5 Increases m6A Methylation. Mol Cell. 2020 11 19; 80(4):633-647.e7. View in: PubMed

  22. Wang Y, Zhang Z, Sepich-Poore C, Zhang L, Xiao Y, He C. LEAD-m6 A-seq for Locus-Specific Detection of N6 -Methyladenosine and Quantification of Differential Methylation. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2021 01 11; 60(2):873-880. View in: PubMed

  23. You Q, Cheng AY, Gu X, Harada BT, Yu M, Wu T, Ren B, Ouyang Z, He C. Direct DNA crosslinking with CAP-C uncovers transcription-dependent chromatin organization at high resolution. Nat Biotechnol. 2021 02; 39(2):225-235. View in: PubMed

  24. Lu TX, Zheng Z, Zhang L, Sun HL, Bissonnette M, Huang H, He C. A New Model of Spontaneous Colitis in Mice Induced by Deletion of an RNA m6A Methyltransferase Component METTL14 in T Cells. Cell Mol Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020; 10(4):747-761. View in: PubMed

  25. Zheng Z, Zhang L, Cui XL, Yu X, Hsu PJ, Lyu R, Tan H, Mandal M, Zhang M, Sun HL, Sanchez Castillo A, Peng J, Clark MR, He C, Huang H. Control of Early B Cell Development by the RNA N6-Methyladenosine Methylation. Cell Rep. 2020 06 30; 31(13):107819. View in: PubMed

  26. Zhang Z, Luo K, Zou Z, Qiu M, Tian J, Sieh L, Shi H, Zou Y, Wang G, Morrison J, Zhu AC, Qiao M, Li Z, Stephens M, He X, He C. Genetic analyses support the contribution of mRNA N6-methyladenosine (m6A) modification to human disease heritability. Nat Genet. 2020 09; 52(9):939-949. View in: PubMed

  27. Wu T, Lyu R, You Q, He C. Author Correction: Kethoxal-assisted single-stranded DNA sequencing captures global transcription dynamics and enhancer activity in situ. Nat Methods. 2020 Jul; 17(7):749. View in: PubMed

  28. Liu S, Zhu A, He C, Chen M. REPIC: a database for exploring the N6-methyladenosine methylome. Genome Biol. 2020 04 28; 21(1):100. View in: PubMed

  29. Fei Q, Zou Z, Roundtree IA, Sun HL, He C. YTHDF2 promotes mitotic entry and is regulated by cell cycle mediators. PLoS Biol. 2020 04; 18(4):e3000664. View in: PubMed

  30. Wu T, Lyu R, You Q, He C. Kethoxal-assisted single-stranded DNA sequencing captures global transcription dynamics and enhancer activity in situ. Nat Methods. 2020 05; 17(5):515-523. View in: PubMed

  31. Hao Z, Wu T, Cui X, Zhu P, Tan C, Dou X, Hsu KW, Lin YT, Peng PH, Zhang LS, Gao Y, Hu L, Sun HL, Zhu A, Liu J, Wu KJ, He C. N6-Deoxyadenosine Methylation in Mammalian Mitochondrial DNA. Mol Cell. 2020 05 07; 78(3):382-395.e8. View in: PubMed

  32. Liu C, Cui X, Zhao BS, Narkhede P, Gao Y, Liu J, Dou X, Dai Q, Zhang LS, He C. DNA 5-Methylcytosine-Specific Amplification and Sequencing. J Am Chem Soc. 2020 03 11; 142(10):4539-4543. View in: PubMed

  33. Weng X, Gong J, Chen Y, Wu T, Wang F, Yang S, Yuan Y, Luo G, Chen K, Hu L, Ma H, Wang P, Zhang QC, Zhou X, He C. Keth-seq for transcriptome-wide RNA structure mapping. Nat Chem Biol. 2020 05; 16(5):489-492. View in: PubMed

  34. Liu J, Dou X, Chen C, Chen C, Liu C, Xu MM, Zhao S, Shen B, Gao Y, Han D, He C. N6-methyladenosine of chromosome-associated regulatory RNA regulates chromatin state and transcription. Science. 2020 01 31; 367(6477):580-586. View in: PubMed

  35. Xu H, Dzhashiashvili Y, Shah A, Kunjamma RB, Weng YL, Elbaz B, Fei Q, Jones JS, Li YI, Zhuang X, Ming GL, He C, Popko B. m6A mRNA Methylation Is Essential for Oligodendrocyte Maturation and CNS Myelination. Neuron. 2020 01 22; 105(2):293-309.e5. View in: PubMed

  36. Zhang Z, Zhan Q, Eckert M, Zhu A, Chryplewicz A, De Jesus DF, Ren D, Kulkarni RN, Lengyel E, He C, Chen M. RADAR: differential analysis of MeRIP-seq data with a random effect model. Genome Biol. 2019 12 23; 20(1):294. View in: PubMed

  37. Applebaum MA, Barr EK, Karpus J, West-Szymanski DC, Oliva M, Sokol EA, Zhang S, Zhang Z, Zhang W, Chlenski A, Salwen HR, Wilkinson E, Dobratic M, Grossman RL, Godley LA, Stranger BE, He C, Cohn SL. 5-Hydroxymethylcytosine Profiles in Circulating Cell-Free DNA Associate with Disease Burden in Children with Neuroblastoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2020 03 15; 26(6):1309-1317. View in: PubMed

  38. Hsu PJ, Shi H, Zhu AC, Lu Z, Miller N, Edens BM, Ma YC, He C. The RNA-binding protein FMRP facilitates the nuclear export of N6-methyladenosine-containing mRNAs. J Biol Chem. 2019 12 27; 294(52):19889-19895. View in: PubMed

  39. Chiu BC, Zhang Z, You Q, Zeng C, Stepniak E, Bracci PM, Yu K, Venkataraman G, Smith SM, He C, Zhang W. Prognostic implications of 5-hydroxymethylcytosines from circulating cell-free DNA in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Blood Adv. 2019 10 08; 3(19):2790-2799. View in: PubMed

  40. Zhou H, Rauch S, Dai Q, Cui X, Zhang Z, Nachtergaele S, Sepich C, He C, Dickinson BC. Evolution of a reverse transcriptase to map N1-methyladenosine in human messenger RNA. Nat Methods. 2019 12; 16(12):1281-1288. View in: PubMed

  41. Zhou KI, Shi H, Lyu R, Wylder AC, Matuszek Z, Pan JN, He C, Parisien M, Pan T. Regulation of Co-transcriptional Pre-mRNA Splicing by m6A through the Low-Complexity Protein hnRNPG. Mol Cell. 2019 10 03; 76(1):70-81.e9. View in: PubMed

  42. Wei J, He C. Site-specific m6A editing. Nat Chem Biol. 2019 09; 15(9):848-849. View in: PubMed

  43. Zhao S, Liu J, Nanga P, Liu Y, Cicek AE, Knoblauch N, He C, Stephens M, He X. Detailed modeling of positive selection improves detection of cancer driver genes. Nat Commun. 2019 07 30; 10(1):3399. View in: PubMed

  44. Edens BM, Vissers C, Su J, Arumugam S, Xu Z, Shi H, Miller N, Rojas Ringeling F, Ming GL, He C, Song H, Ma YC. FMRP Modulates Neural Differentiation through m6A-Dependent mRNA Nuclear Export. Cell Rep. 2019 07 23; 28(4):845-854.e5. View in: PubMed

  45. Yang S, Wei J, Cui YH, Park G, Shah P, Deng Y, Aplin AE, Lu Z, Hwang S, He C, He YY. m6A mRNA demethylase FTO regulates melanoma tumorigenicity and response to anti-PD-1 blockade. Nat Commun. 2019 06 25; 10(1):2782. View in: PubMed

  46. Applebaum MA, Barr EK, Karpus J, Nie J, Zhang Z, Armstrong AE, Uppal S, Sukhanova M, Zhang W, Chlenski A, Salwen HR, Wilkinson E, Dobratic M, Grossman R, Godley LA, Stranger BE, He C, Cohn SL. 5-Hydroxymethylcytosine Profiles Are Prognostic of Outcome in Neuroblastoma and Reveal Transcriptional Networks That Correlate With Tumor Phenotype. JCO Precis Oncol. 2019; 3. View in: PubMed

  47. Hu L, Liu Y, Han S, Yang L, Cui X, Gao Y, Dai Q, Lu X, Kou X, Zhao Y, Sheng W, Gao S, He X, He C. Jump-seq: Genome-Wide Capture and Amplification of 5-Hydroxymethylcytosine Sites. J Am Chem Soc. 2019 06 05; 141(22):8694-8697. View in: PubMed

  48. Shi H, Wei J, He C. Where, When, and How: Context-Dependent Functions of RNA Methylation Writers, Readers, and Erasers. Mol Cell. 2019 05 16; 74(4):640-650. View in: PubMed

  49. Zhang LS, Liu C, Ma H, Dai Q, Sun HL, Luo G, Zhang Z, Zhang L, Hu L, Dong X, He C. Transcriptome-wide Mapping of Internal N7-Methylguanosine Methylome in Mammalian mRNA. Mol Cell. 2019 06 20; 74(6):1304-1316.e8. View in: PubMed

  50. Liu J, Luo G, Sun J, Men L, Ye H, He C, Ren D. METTL14 is essential for ß-cell survival and insulin secretion. Biochim Biophys Acta Mol Basis Dis. 2019 09 01; 1865(9):2138-2148. View in: PubMed

  51. Jeong JJ, Gu X, Nie J, Sundaravel S, Liu H, Kuo WL, Bhagat TD, Pradhan K, Cao J, Nischal S, McGraw KL, Bhattacharyya S, Bishop MR, Artz A, Thirman MJ, Moliterno A, Ji P, Levine RL, Godley LA, Steidl U, Bieker JJ, List AF, Saunthararajah Y, He C, Verma A, Wickrema A. Cytokine-Regulated Phosphorylation and Activation of TET2 by JAK2 in Hematopoiesis. Cancer Discov. 2019 06; 9(6):778-795. View in: PubMed

  52. Liu J, Harada BT, He C. Regulation of Gene Expression by N6-methyladenosine in Cancer. Trends Cell Biol. 2019 06; 29(6):487-499. View in: PubMed

  53. Karginova O, Weekley CM, Raoul A, Alsayed A, Wu T, Lee SS, He C, Olopade OI. Inhibition of Copper Transport Induces Apoptosis in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Cells and Suppresses Tumor Angiogenesis. Mol Cancer Ther. 2019 05; 18(5):873-885. View in: PubMed

  54. He C. Special Issue on Regulating the Central Dogma. Biochemistry. 2019 02 05; 58(5):295-296. View in: PubMed

  55. He PC, He C. mRNA acetylation: a new addition to the epitranscriptome. Cell Res. 2019 02; 29(2):91-92. View in: PubMed

  56. Wang X, Li Y, Chen W, Shi H, Eren AM, Morozov A, He C, Luo GZ, Pan T. Transcriptome-wide reprogramming of N6-methyladenosine modification by the mouse microbiome. Cell Res. 2019 02; 29(2):167-170. View in: PubMed

  57. Hsu PJ, He C. High-Resolution Mapping of N 6-Methyladenosine Using m6A Crosslinking Immunoprecipitation Sequencing (m6A-CLIP-Seq). Methods Mol Biol. 2019; 1870:69-79. View in: PubMed

  58. Hsu PJ, Fei Q, Dai Q, Shi H, Dominissini D, Ma L, He C. Single base resolution mapping of 2'-O-methylation sites in human mRNA and in 3' terminal ends of small RNAs. Methods. 2019 03 01; 156:85-90. View in: PubMed

  59. Zhong X, Yu J, Frazier K, Weng X, Li Y, Cham CM, Dolan K, Zhu X, Hubert N, Tao Y, Lin F, Martinez-Guryn K, Huang Y, Wang T, Liu J, He C, Chang EB, Leone V. Circadian Clock Regulation of Hepatic Lipid Metabolism by Modulation of m6A mRNA Methylation. Cell Rep. 2018 11 13; 25(7):1816-1828.e4. View in: PubMed

  60. Shi H, Zhang X, Weng YL, Lu Z, Liu Y, Lu Z, Li J, Hao P, Zhang Y, Zhang F, Wu Y, Delgado JY, Su Y, Patel MJ, Cao X, Shen B, Huang X, Ming GL, Zhuang X, Song H, He C, Zhou T. m6A facilitates hippocampus-dependent learning and memory through YTHDF1. Nature. 2018 11; 563(7730):249-253. View in: PubMed

  61. Zhao BS, Roundtree IA, He C. Publisher Correction: Post-transcriptional gene regulation by mRNA modifications. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2018 Dec; 19(12):808. View in: PubMed

  62. Frye M, Harada BT, Behm M, He C. RNA modifications modulate gene expression during development. Science. 2018 09 28; 361(6409):1346-1349. View in: PubMed

  63. Nachtergaele S, He C. Chemical Modifications in the Life of an mRNA Transcript. Annu Rev Genet. 2018 11 23; 52:349-372. View in: PubMed

  64. Wei J, Liu F, Lu Z, Fei Q, Ai Y, He PC, Shi H, Cui X, Su R, Klungland A, Jia G, Chen J, He C. Differential m6A, m6Am, and m1A Demethylation Mediated by FTO in the Cell Nucleus and Cytoplasm. Mol Cell. 2018 09 20; 71(6):973-985.e5. View in: PubMed

  65. Liu J, Eckert MA, Harada BT, Liu SM, Lu Z, Yu K, Tienda SM, Chryplewicz A, Zhu AC, Yang Y, Huang JT, Chen SM, Xu ZG, Leng XH, Yu XC, Cao J, Zhang Z, Liu J, Lengyel E, He C. m6A mRNA methylation regulates AKT activity to promote the proliferation and tumorigenicity of endometrial cancer. Nat Cell Biol. 2018 09; 20(9):1074-1083. View in: PubMed

  66. Koranda JL, Dore L, Shi H, Patel MJ, Vaasjo LO, Rao MN, Chen K, Lu Z, Yi Y, Chi W, He C, Zhuang X. Mettl14 Is Essential for Epitranscriptomic Regulation of Striatal Function and Learning. Neuron. 2018 07 25; 99(2):283-292.e5. View in: PubMed

  67. Cheng JX, Chen L, Li Y, Cloe A, Yue M, Wei J, Watanabe KA, Shammo JM, Anastasi J, Shen QJ, Larson RA, He C, Le Beau MM, Vardiman JW. Author Correction: RNA cytosine methylation and methyltransferases mediate chromatin organization and 5-azacytidine response and resistance in leukaemia. Nat Commun. 2018 06 06; 9(1):2286. View in: PubMed

  68. Cheng JX, Chen L, Li Y, Cloe A, Yue M, Wei J, Watanabe KA, Shammo JM, Anastasi J, Shen QJ, Larson RA, He C, Le Beau MM, Vardiman JW. RNA cytosine methylation and methyltransferases mediate chromatin organization and 5-azacytidine response and resistance in leukaemia. Nat Commun. 2018 03 21; 9(1):1163. View in: PubMed

  69. Wang XP, Liu YL, Mei LY, He CF, Niu ZJ, Sun J, Zhao YL, Feng Y, Zhang H. Wnt signaling pathway involvement in genotypic and phenotypic variations in Waardenburg syndrome type 2 with MITF mutations. J Hum Genet. 2018 May; 63(5):639-646. View in: PubMed

  70. Shi H, He C. Phasing Gene Expression: mRNA N6-Methyladenosine Regulates Temporal Progression of Mammalian Cortical Neurogenesis. Biochemistry. 2018 02 20; 57(7):1055-1056. View in: PubMed

  71. Zhao BS, Nachtergaele S, Roundtree IA, He C. Our views of dynamic N6-methyladenosine RNA methylation. RNA. 2018 03; 24(3):268-272. View in: PubMed

  72. Hsu PJ, He C. Identifying the m6A Methylome by Affinity Purification and Sequencing. Methods Mol Biol. 2018; 1649:49-57. View in: PubMed

  73. Hsu PJ, He C. Making Changes: N6-Methyladenosine-Mediated Decay Drives the Endothelial-to-Hematopoietic Transition. Biochemistry. 2017 11 21; 56(46):6077-6078. View in: PubMed

  74. Harada BT, He C. Epigenetics: Making your mark on DNA. Nat Chem. 2017 Oct 24; 9(11):1040-1042. View in: PubMed

  75. Hsu PJ, Shi H, He C. Epitranscriptomic influences on development and disease. Genome Biol. 2017 10 23; 18(1):197. View in: PubMed

  76. Roundtree IA, Luo GZ, Zhang Z, Wang X, Zhou T, Cui Y, Sha J, Huang X, Guerrero L, Xie P, He E, Shen B, He C. YTHDC1 mediates nuclear export of N6-methyladenosine methylated mRNAs. Elife. 2017 10 06; 6. View in: PubMed

  77. Zhao BS, He C. "Gamete On" for m6A: YTHDF2 Exerts Essential Functions in Female Fertility. Mol Cell. 2017 Sep 21; 67(6):903-905. View in: PubMed

  78. Wang XP, Hao ZQ, Liu YL, Mei LY, He CF, Niu ZJ, Sun J, Zhao YL, Feng Y. Functional analysis of a SOX10 gene mutation associated with Waardenburg syndrome II. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2017 11 04; 493(1):258-262. View in: PubMed

  79. Hsu PJ, Zhu Y, Ma H, Guo Y, Shi X, Liu Y, Qi M, Lu Z, Shi H, Wang J, Cheng Y, Luo G, Dai Q, Liu M, Guo X, Sha J, Shen B, He C. Ythdc2 is an N6-methyladenosine binding protein that regulates mammalian spermatogenesis. Cell Res. 2017 Sep; 27(9):1115-1127. View in: PubMed

  80. Roundtree IA, Evans ME, Pan T, He C. Dynamic RNA Modifications in Gene Expression Regulation. Cell. 2017 Jun 15; 169(7):1187-1200. View in: PubMed

  81. Luo GZ, He C. DNA N6-methyladenine in metazoans: functional epigenetic mark or bystander? Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2017 Jun 06; 24(6):503-506. View in: PubMed

  82. Dai Q, Moshitch-Moshkovitz S, Han D, Kol N, Amariglio N, Rechavi G, Dominissini D, He C. Nm-seq maps 2'-O-methylation sites in human mRNA with base precision. Nat Methods. 2017 Jul; 14(7):695-698. View in: PubMed

  83. Zhao BS, Wang X, Beadell AV, Lu Z, Shi H, Kuuspalu A, Ho RK, He C. m6A-dependent maternal mRNA clearance facilitates zebrafish maternal-to-zygotic transition. Nature. 2017 02 23; 542(7642):475-478. View in: PubMed

  84. Karpus J, Bosscher M, Ajiboye I, Zhang L, He C. Chromate Binding and Removal by the Molybdate-Binding Protein ModA. Chembiochem. 2017 04 04; 18(7):633-637. View in: PubMed

  85. Shi H, Wang X, Lu Z, Zhao BS, Ma H, Hsu PJ, Liu C, He C. YTHDF3 facilitates translation and decay of N6-methyladenosine-modified RNA. Cell Res. 2017 Mar; 27(3):315-328. View in: PubMed

  86. Ma L, Zhao B, Chen K, Thomas A, Tuteja JH, He X, He C, White KP. Evolution of transcript modification by N6-methyladenosine in primates. Genome Res. 2017 03; 27(3):385-392. View in: PubMed

  87. Weekley CM, He C. Developing drugs targeting transition metal homeostasis. Curr Opin Chem Biol. 2017 Apr; 37:26-32. View in: PubMed

  88. Li Z, Weng H, Su R, Weng X, Zuo Z, Li C, Huang H, Nachtergaele S, Dong L, Hu C, Qin X, Tang L, Wang Y, Hong GM, Huang H, Wang X, Chen P, Gurbuxani S, Arnovitz S, Li Y, Li S, Strong J, Neilly MB, Larson RA, Jiang X, Zhang P, Jin J, He C, Chen J. FTO Plays an Oncogenic Role in Acute Myeloid Leukemia as a N6-Methyladenosine RNA Demethylase. Cancer Cell. 2017 01 09; 31(1):127-141. View in: PubMed

  89. Nachtergaele S, He C. The emerging biology of RNA post-transcriptional modifications. RNA Biol. 2017 02; 14(2):156-163. View in: PubMed

  90. Zhao BS, Roundtree IA, He C. Post-transcriptional gene regulation by mRNA modifications. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2017 01; 18(1):31-42. View in: PubMed

  91. Liu F, Clark W, Luo G, Wang X, Fu Y, Wei J, Wang X, Hao Z, Dai Q, Zheng G, Ma H, Han D, Evans M, Klungland A, Pan T, He C. ALKBH1-Mediated tRNA Demethylation Regulates Translation. Cell. 2016 Oct 20; 167(3):816-828.e16. View in: PubMed

  92. Liu J, Zhu Y, Luo GZ, Wang X, Yue Y, Wang X, Zong X, Chen K, Yin H, Fu Y, Han D, Wang Y, Chen D, He C. Abundant DNA 6mA methylation during early embryogenesis of zebrafish and pig. Nat Commun. 2016 10 07; 7:13052. View in: PubMed

  93. Han D, Lu X, Shih AH, Nie J, You Q, Xu MM, Melnick AM, Levine RL, He C. A Highly Sensitive and Robust Method for Genome-wide 5hmC Profiling of Rare Cell Populations. Mol Cell. 2016 08 18; 63(4):711-719. View in: PubMed

  94. Shi H, He C. A glance at N(6)-methyladenosine in transcript isoforms. Nat Methods. 2016 07 28; 13(8):624-5. View in: PubMed

  95. Yang YA, Zhao JC, Fong KW, Kim J, Li S, Song C, Song B, Zheng B, He C, Yu J. FOXA1 potentiates lineage-specific enhancer activation through modulating TET1 expression and function. Nucleic Acids Res. 2016 09 30; 44(17):8153-64. View in: PubMed

  96. Luo GZ, Wang F, Weng X, Chen K, Hao Z, Yu M, Deng X, Liu J, He C. Characterization of eukaryotic DNA N(6)-methyladenine by a highly sensitive restriction enzyme-assisted sequencing. Nat Commun. 2016 Apr 15; 7:11301. View in: PubMed

  97. Roundtree IA, He C. Nuclear m(6)A Reader YTHDC1 Regulates mRNA Splicing. Trends Genet. 2016 06; 32(6):320-321. View in: PubMed

  98. Ji Q, Chen PJ, Qin G, Deng X, Hao Z, Wawrzak Z, Yeo WS, Quang JW, Cho H, Luo GZ, Weng X, You Q, Luan CH, Yang X, Bae T, Yu K, Jiang H, He C. Structure and mechanism of the essential two-component signal-transduction system WalKR in Staphylococcus aureus. Nat Commun. 2016 Mar 18; 7:11000. View in: PubMed

  99. Chen K, Zhao BS, He C. Nucleic Acid Modifications in Regulation of Gene Expression. Cell Chem Biol. 2016 Jan 21; 23(1):74-85. View in: PubMed

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  160. Song CX, Yi C, He C. Mapping recently identified nucleotide variants in the genome and transcriptome. Nat Biotechnol. 2012 Nov; 30(11):1107-16. View in: PubMed

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  164. Wang J, Karpus J, Zhao BS, Luo Z, Chen PR, He C. A selective fluorescent probe for carbon monoxide imaging in living cells. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2012 Sep 17; 51(38):9652-6. View in: PubMed

  165. Sun F, Ding Y, Ji Q, Liang Z, Deng X, Wong CC, Yi C, Zhang L, Xie S, Alvarez S, Hicks LM, Luo C, Jiang H, Lan L, He C. Protein cysteine phosphorylation of SarA/MgrA family transcriptional regulators mediates bacterial virulence and antibiotic resistance. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Sep 18; 109(38):15461-6. View in: PubMed

  166. Dai Q, Lu X, Zhang L, He C. Synthesis of DNA oligos containing 2'-deoxy-2'-fluoro-D-arabinofuranosyl-5-carboxylcytosine as hTDG inhibitor. Tetrahedron. 2012 Jul 01; 68(26):5145-5151. View in: PubMed

  167. Hendrickx AP, Poor CB, Jureller JE, Budzik JM, He C, Schneewind O. Isopeptide bonds of the major pilin protein BcpA influence pilus structure and bundle formation on the surface of Bacillus cereus. Mol Microbiol. 2012 Jul; 85(1):152-63. View in: PubMed

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  170. Ji Q, Zhang L, Sun F, Deng X, Liang H, Bae T, He C. Staphylococcus aureus CymR is a new thiol-based oxidation-sensing regulator of stress resistance and oxidative response. J Biol Chem. 2012 Jun 15; 287(25):21102-9. View in: PubMed

  171. Liang H, Deng X, Ji Q, Sun F, Shen T, He C. The Pseudomonas aeruginosa global regulator VqsR directly inhibits QscR to control quorum-sensing and virulence gene expression. J Bacteriol. 2012 Jun; 194(12):3098-108. View in: PubMed

  172. Zhang L, Lu X, Lu J, Liang H, Dai Q, Xu GL, Luo C, Jiang H, He C. Thymine DNA glycosylase specifically recognizes 5-carboxylcytosine-modified DNA. Nat Chem Biol. 2012 Feb 12; 8(4):328-30. View in: PubMed

  173. Deng X, Sun F, Ji Q, Liang H, Missiakas D, Lan L, He C. Expression of multidrug resistance efflux pump gene norA is iron responsive in Staphylococcus aureus. J Bacteriol. 2012 Apr; 194(7):1753-62. View in: PubMed

  174. Dai Q, He C. Preparation of DNA containing 5-hydroxymethyl-2'-deoxycytidine modification through phosphoramidites with TBDMS as 5-hydroxymethyl protecting group. Curr Protoc Nucleic Acid Chem. 2011 Dec; Chapter 4:Unit 4.47.1-18. View in: PubMed

  175. Sun F, Ji Q, Jones MB, Deng X, Liang H, Frank B, Telser J, Peterson SN, Bae T, He C. AirSR, a [2Fe-2S] cluster-containing two-component system, mediates global oxygen sensing and redox signaling in Staphylococcus aureus. J Am Chem Soc. 2012 Jan 11; 134(1):305-14. View in: PubMed

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  178. Qian Y, Karpus J, Kabil O, Zhang SY, Zhu HL, Banerjee R, Zhao J, He C. Selective fluorescent probes for live-cell monitoring of sulphide. Nat Commun. 2011 Oct 11; 2:495. View in: PubMed

  179. Capretto DA, Brouwer C, Poor CB, He C. Gold(I)-catalyzed formation of 3-pyrazolines through cycloaddition of diaziridine to alkynes. Org Lett. 2011 Nov 04; 13(21):5842-5. View in: PubMed

  180. Sun F, Zhou L, Zhao BC, Deng X, Cho H, Yi C, Jian X, Song CX, Luan CH, Bae T, Li Z, He C. Targeting MgrA-mediated virulence regulation in Staphylococcus aureus. Chem Biol. 2011 Aug 26; 18(8):1032-41. View in: PubMed

  181. Aryal BP, Brugarolas P, He C. Binding of ReO4(-) with an engineered MoO4(2-)-binding protein: towards a new approach in radiopharmaceutical applications. J Biol Inorg Chem. 2012 Jan; 17(1):97-106. View in: PubMed

  182. Özçubukçu S, Mandal K, Wegner S, Jensen MP, He C. Selective recognition of americium by peptide-based reagents. Inorg Chem. 2011 Sep 05; 50(17):7937-9. View in: PubMed

  183. Brugarolas P, Duguid EM, Zhang W, Poor CB, He C. Structural and biochemical characterization of N5-carboxyaminoimidazole ribonucleotide synthetase and N5-carboxyaminoimidazole ribonucleotide mutase from Staphylococcus aureus. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2011 Aug; 67(Pt 8):707-15. View in: PubMed

  184. Song CX, Sun Y, Dai Q, Lu XY, Yu M, Yang CG, He C. Detection of 5-hydroxymethylcytosine in DNA by transferring a keto-glucose by using T4 phage ß-glucosyltransferase. Chembiochem. 2011 Jul 25; 12(11):1682-5. View in: PubMed

  185. Dai Q, He C. Syntheses of 5-formyl- and 5-carboxyl-dC containing DNA oligos as potential oxidation products of 5-hydroxymethylcytosine in DNA. Org Lett. 2011 Jul 01; 13(13):3446-9. View in: PubMed

  186. Dolan KT, Duguid EM, He C. Crystal structures of SlyA protein, a master virulence regulator of Salmonella, in free and DNA-bound states. J Biol Chem. 2011 Jun 24; 286(25):22178-85. View in: PubMed

  187. Song CX, He C. Bioorthogonal labeling of 5-hydroxymethylcytosine in genomic DNA and diazirine-based DNA photo-cross-linking probes. Acc Chem Res. 2011 Sep 20; 44(9):709-17. View in: PubMed

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  191. Wegner SV, Sun F, Hernandez N, He C. The tightly regulated copper window in yeast. Chem Commun (Camb). 2011 Mar 07; 47(9):2571-3. View in: PubMed

  192. Song CX, Szulwach KE, Fu Y, Dai Q, Yi C, Li X, Li Y, Chen CH, Zhang W, Jian X, Wang J, Zhang L, Looney TJ, Zhang B, Godley LA, Hicks LM, Lahn BT, Jin P, He C. Selective chemical labeling reveals the genome-wide distribution of 5-hydroxymethylcytosine. Nat Biotechnol. 2011 Jan; 29(1):68-72. View in: PubMed

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  195. Fu Y, Dai Q, Zhang W, Ren J, Pan T, He C. The AlkB domain of mammalian ABH8 catalyzes hydroxylation of 5-methoxycarbonylmethyluridine at the wobble position of tRNA. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2010 Nov 15; 49(47):8885-8. View in: PubMed

  196. Saikia M, Fu Y, Pavon-Eternod M, He C, Pan T. Genome-wide analysis of N1-methyl-adenosine modification in human tRNAs. RNA. 2010 Jul; 16(7):1317-27. View in: PubMed

  197. Lan L, Cheng A, Dunman PM, Missiakas D, He C. Golden pigment production and virulence gene expression are affected by metabolisms in Staphylococcus aureus. J Bacteriol. 2010 Jun; 192(12):3068-77. View in: PubMed

  198. Lu L, Yi C, Jian X, Zheng G, He C. Structure determination of DNA methylation lesions N1-meA and N3-meC in duplex DNA using a cross-linked protein-DNA system. Nucleic Acids Res. 2010 Jul; 38(13):4415-25. View in: PubMed

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  201. Lan L, Murray TS, Kazmierczak BI, He C. Pseudomonas aeruginosa OspR is an oxidative stress sensing regulator that affects pigment production, antibiotic resistance and dissemination during infection. Mol Microbiol. 2010 Jan; 75(1):76-91. View in: PubMed

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  203. Yi C, Yang CG, He C. A non-heme iron-mediated chemical demethylation in DNA and RNA. Acc Chem Res. 2009 Apr 21; 42(4):519-29. View in: PubMed

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  214. Jia G, Yang CG, Yang S, Jian X, Yi C, Zhou Z, He C. Oxidative demethylation of 3-methylthymine and 3-methyluracil in single-stranded DNA and RNA by mouse and human FTO. FEBS Lett. 2008 Oct 15; 582(23-24):3313-9. View in: PubMed

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  219. Durek T, Zhang J, He C, Kent SB. Synthesis of photoactive analogues of a cystine knot trypsin inhibitor protein. Org Lett. 2007 Dec 20; 9(26):5497-500. View in: PubMed

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  221. Chen PR, Wasinger EC, Zhao J, van der Lelie D, Chen LX, He C. Spectroscopic insights into lead(II) coordination by the selective lead(II)-binding protein PbrR691. J Am Chem Soc. 2007 Oct 17; 129(41):12350-1. View in: PubMed

  222. Li Z, Capretto DA, Rahaman RO, He C. Gold(III)-catalyzed nitrene insertion into aromatic and benzylic C-H groups. J Am Chem Soc. 2007 Oct 10; 129(40):12058-9. View in: PubMed

  223. Li Z, Capretto DA, Rahaman R, He C. Silver-catalyzed intermolecular amination of C--H groups. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2007; 46(27):5184-6. View in: PubMed

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  227. Li Z, Ding X, He C. Nitrene transfer reactions catalyzed by gold complexes. J Org Chem. 2006 Aug 04; 71(16):5876-80. View in: PubMed

  228. Mishina Y, He C. Oxidative dealkylation DNA repair mediated by the mononuclear non-heme iron AlkB proteins. J Inorg Biochem. 2006 Apr; 100(4):670-8. View in: PubMed

  229. Zhang J, Yang CG, He C. Gold(I)-catalyzed intra- and intermolecular hydroamination of unactivated olefins. J Am Chem Soc. 2006 Feb 15; 128(6):1798-9. View in: PubMed

  230. Mishina Y, Duguid EM, He C. Direct reversal of DNA alkylation damage. Chem Rev. 2006 Feb; 106(2):215-32. View in: PubMed

  231. Brouwer C, He C. Efficient gold-catalyzed hydroamination of 1,3-dienes. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2006 Mar 03; 45(11):1744-7. View in: PubMed

  232. Mishina Y, Yang CG, He C. Direct repair of the exocyclic DNA adduct 1,N6-ethenoadenine by the DNA repair AlkB proteins. J Am Chem Soc. 2005 Oct 26; 127(42):14594-5. View in: PubMed

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  234. Duguid EM, Rice PA, He C. The structure of the human AGT protein bound to DNA and its implications for damage detection. J Mol Biol. 2005 Jul 22; 350(4):657-66. View in: PubMed

  235. Yang CG, He C. Gold(I)-catalyzed intermolecular addition of phenols and carboxylic acids to olefins. J Am Chem Soc. 2005 May 18; 127(19):6966-7. View in: PubMed

  236. Chen P, Greenberg B, Taghavi S, Romano C, van der Lelie D, He C. An exceptionally selective lead(II)-regulatory protein from Ralstonia metallidurans: development of a fluorescent lead(II) probe. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2005 Apr 29; 44(18):2715-2719. View in: PubMed

  237. Mishina Y, Chen LX, He C. Preparation and characterization of the native iron(II)-containing DNA repair AlkB protein directly from Escherichia coli. J Am Chem Soc. 2004 Dec 29; 126(51):16930-6. View in: PubMed

  238. Shi Z, He C. Direct functionalization of arenes by primary alcohol sulfonate esters catalyzed by gold(III). J Am Chem Soc. 2004 Oct 27; 126(42):13596-7. View in: PubMed

  239. Cui Y, He C. A silver-catalyzed intramolecular amidation of saturated C--h bonds. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2004 Aug 13; 43(32):4210-2. View in: PubMed

  240. Shi Z, He C. Efficient functionalization of aromatic C-H bonds catalyzed by gold(III) under mild and solvent-free conditions. J Org Chem. 2004 May 28; 69(11):3669-71. View in: PubMed

  241. Shi Z, He C. An Au-catalyzed cyclialkylation of electron-rich arenes with epoxides to prepare 3-chromanols. J Am Chem Soc. 2004 May 19; 126(19):5964-5. View in: PubMed

  242. He C, Mishina Y. Modeling non-heme iron proteins. Curr Opin Chem Biol. 2004 Apr; 8(2):201-8. View in: PubMed

  243. Mishina Y, Lee CH, He C. Interaction of human and bacterial AlkB proteins with DNA as probed through chemical cross-linking studies. Nucleic Acids Res. 2004; 32(4):1548-54. View in: PubMed

  244. Chen P, He C. A general strategy to convert the MerR family proteins into highly sensitive and selective fluorescent biosensors for metal ions. J Am Chem Soc. 2004 Jan 28; 126(3):728-9. View in: PubMed

  245. Cui Y, He C. Efficient aziridination of olefins catalyzed by a unique disilver(I) compound. J Am Chem Soc. 2003 Dec 31; 125(52):16202-3. View in: PubMed

  246. Duguid EM, Mishina Y, He C. How do DNA repair proteins locate potential base lesions? a chemical crosslinking method to investigate O6-alkylguanine-DNA alkyltransferases. Chem Biol. 2003 Sep; 10(9):827-35. View in: PubMed

  247. Mishina Y, He C. Probing the structure and function of the Escherichia coli DNA alkylation repair AlkB protein through chemical cross-linking. J Am Chem Soc. 2003 Jul 23; 125(29):8730-1. View in: PubMed