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Section of Immunology, Allergy, Rheumatology, Inflammation - Dept of Medicine

Houston, Texas

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Immunology Allergy and Rheumatology
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Li-Yuan Yu-Lee, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of MedicineLi-Yuan Yu-Lee, Ph.D.

Office Contact Information

One Baylor Plaza, BCM 285
Houston, Texas 77030
Phone: 713-798-4770
Fax: 713-798-2050

Ph.D. Degree

Columbia University, New York, NY


Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Area of Interest

Signaling Pathways to Immune and Inflammatory Responses and Cancer

Recent Publications

  • Lee S-H, Nishino M, Mazumdar T, Garcia GE, Galfione M, Lee FL, Lee CL, Liang A, Kim J, Feng L, Eissa NT, Lin S-H and Yu-Lee L-y (2005) 16-kDa prolactin downregulates iNOS expression through inhibition of the Stat1/IRF-1 pathway. Cancer Res. 65: 7984-7992.
  • Nishino M, Kurasawa Y, Evans R, Lin S-H, Brinkley BR and Yu-Lee L-y (2006). NudC is required for Plk1 targeting to the kinetochore and chromosome congression. Curr. Biol. 16:1414-1421.
  • Lee S-H, Kunz J, Lin S-H and Yu-Lee L-y (2007) 16-kDa prolactin inhibits endothelial cell migration by downregulating the Ras-Tiam1-Rac1-Pak1 signaling pathway. Cancer Res. 67:11045-11053.
  • Ishii S, Kurasawa Y, Wong J, Yu-Lee L-y (2008) Histone deacetylase 3 localizes to the mitotic spindle and is required for kinetochore-microtubule attachment. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 105:4179-4184.
  • Huang C-F, Lira C, Chu K, Bilen MA, Ye X, Lee Y-C, Logothetis CJ, Yu-Lee L-y, and Lin S-H (2010) Cadherin-11 increases migration and invasion of prostate cancer cells and enhances their interaction with osteoblasts. Cancer Res. 70:4580-4589.
  • Kurasawa Y and Yu-Lee L-y (2010) PICH and co-targeted Plk1 coordinately maintain prometaphase chromosome arm architecture. Mol. Biol. Cell 21:1188-1199.
  • Chuang C, Lin S-H, Huang F, Pan J, Josic D and Yu-Lee L-y (2010) Acetylation of RNA processing proteins and cell cycle proteins in mitosis. J. Proteome Res. 9:4554-4564.
  • Chuang C and Yu-Lee L-y (2011) Identification of acetylated proteins in mitosis. Methods in Mol. Biol., in press.
  • Fadri-Moskwik M, Weiderhold KN, Deeraksa A, Chuang C, Pan J, Lin S-H, and Yu-Lee L-y. Aurora B is regulated by acetylation during mitosis in prostate cancer cells. In revision.

Additional publications can be found by searching PubMed.

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