Publications

Kyme P, Thoennissen NH, Tseng CW, Iwanski GB, Shimada K, Krug UO, Lee K, Hardy WD, Gombart AF, Koeffler HP, Liu GY. C/EBPε mediates nicotinamide-enhanced clearance of Staphylococcus aureus in mice. J Clin Invest. 2012;122:3316-29.

Tseng CW, Kyme P, Arruda A, Ramanujan VK, Tawackoli W, Liu GY. Innate immune dysfunctions in aged mice facilitate systemic dissemination of methicillin-resistant S. aureus. PLOS ONE. 2012;7:e41454.

Park B, Liu GY. Targeting the S. aureus-host interphase for the treatment of S. aureus infection. SemImmunopath. 2012 [E-pub ahead of press]

Shimada T, Park B, Goodridge HS, Wolf AJ, Becker CA, Reyes CN, Miao EA, Aderem A, Götz F, Liu GY, Underhill DM. Staphylococcus aureus evades lysozyme-based peptidoglycan digestion that links phagocytosis, inflammasome activation, and IL-1beta secretion. Cell Host Microbe.2010;7:38-49.

Tseng CW, Kyme P, Low J, Rocha MA, Alsabeh R, Miller LG, Otto M, Arditi M, Diep BA, Nizet V, Doherty TM, Beenhouwer DO, Liu GY. Staphylococcus aureus Panton-Valentine leukocidin contributes to necrotizing soft tissue infection by modulating host immune responses. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e6837.

Liu GY, Nizet V. Color me bad:microbial pigments as virulence factors. Trends Microb.2009;17:406-413.

Liu C-I*, Liu GY*, Song Y, Yin F, Hensler ME, Nizet V, Wang AH, Oldfield E. A Cholesterol Biosynthesis Inhibitor Blocks Staphylococcus aureus Virulence. Science. 2008;319:391-394.

Park B, Nizet V, Liu GY. Role of Staphylococcus aureus catalase in niche competition against Streptococcus pneumoniae. J Bacteriol.2008;190:2275-2278.

Liu GY, Essex A, Buchanan JT, Datta V, Fierer J, Nizet V. Staphylococcus aureus golden pigment impairs neutrophil killing and promotes virulence through its antioxidant activity. J Exp Med.2005;202:209-215.

Liu GY, Doran K, Lawrence T, Turkson N, Puliti M, TissiL, Nizet V. Sword and shield: linked group B streptococcal b-hemolysin/cytolysin and carotenoid pigment function to subvert host phagocyte defense. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2004;101:14491-14496.

*shared first authorship

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