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The Qiang Lab Publications


"Tau: It's Not What You Think"
Baas PW, Qiang L
Trends Cell Biol. 2019 Mar 28. pii: S0962-8924(19)30038-8. doi: 10.1016/j.tcb.2019.02.007. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
PMID: 30929793

"Hereditary spastic paraplegia: gain-of-function mechanisms revealed by new transgenic mouse"
Qiang L, Piermarini E, Muralidharan H, Yu W, Leo L, Hennessy LE, Fernandes S, Connors T, Yates PL, Swift M, Zholudeva LV, Lane MA, Morfini G, Alexander GM, Heiman-Patterson TD, Baas PW
Hum Mol Genet. 2019 Apr 1;28(7):1136-1152. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddy419.
PMID: 30520996

"Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR)/Cas9-mediated kif15 mutations accelerate axonal outgrowth during neuronal development and regeneration in zebrafish"
Dong Z, Wu S, Zhu C, Wang X, Li Y, Chen X, Liu D, Qiang L, Baas PW, Liu M
Traffic. 2019 Jan;20(1):71-81. doi: 10.1111/tra.12621. Epub 2018 Nov 29.
PMID: 30411440


"Tau Does Not Stabilize Axonal Microtubules but Rather Enables Them to Have Long Labile Domains"
Qiang L, Sun X, Austin TO, Muralidharan H, Jean DC, Liu M, Yu W, Baas PW
Curr Biol. 2018 Jul 9;28(13):2181-2189.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.05.045. Epub 2018 Jun 28.
PMID: 30008334

"Mutant spastin proteins promote deficits in axonal transport through an isoform-specific mechanism"
Leo L, Weissmann C, Burns M, Kang M, Song Y, Qiang L, Brady ST, Baas PW, and Morfini G
Human Molecular Genetics, Vol.26, Issue.12, Pgs 2321–2334, (April 2017)


"Pharmacologically increasing microtubule acetylation corrects stress-exacerbated effects of organophosphates on neurons"
Rao AN, Patil A, Brodnik ZD, Qiang L, España RA, Sullivan KA, Black MM, Baas PW
Traffic, 18(7):433-441. doi: 10.1111/tra.12489. Epub 2017 May 25 (July 2017)

"Reprogramming cells from Gulf War veterans into neurons to study Gulf War illness"
Qiang L, Rao AN, Mostoslavsky G, James MF, Comfort N, Sullivan K, Baas PW
Neurology, 88(20):1968-1975. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000003938 (May 16, 2017)


"Microtubules: Organization and Function in Neurons Introductory Article"
P.W. Baas, K.A. Myers, L. Qiang, V.C. Nadar
In: Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences. 2014. pub: Elsevier B.V.


"Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor Elicits Formation of Interstitial Axonal Branches via Enhanced Severing of Microtubules" [PDF]
Qiang L, Yu W, Liu M, Solowska JM, Baas PW
Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC). 2010 Jan 15;21(2):334–344.


"The Microtubule-severing Proteins Spastin and Katanin Participate Differently in the Formation of Axonal Branches" [PDF]
Yu W, Qiang L, Solowska JM, Karabay A, Korulu S, Baas PW
Molecular Biology of the Cell. 2008 Apr ;19(4):1485-1498.


"Microtubule-Severing in the Axon: Implications for Development, Disease, and Regeneration After Injury"
Yu W, Qiang L, Baas PW
J. Environ. Biomed. 2007. 1:1-7.


"Tau Protects Microtubules in the Axon from Severing by Katanin" [PDF]
Qiang L, Yu W, Andreadis A, Luo M, Baas PW
The Journal of Neuroscience. March 22, 2006. 26(12):3120–3129.


"Microtubules Cut and Run" [PDF]
Baas PW, Karabay A, Qiang L
Trends Cell Biology. 2005. 15:518-524.

"Regulation of Microtubule Severing by Katanin Subunits during Neuronal Development" [PDF]
Yu W, Solowska JM, Qiang L, Karabay A, Baird D, Baas PW
The Journal of Neuroscience. 2005. 25(23):5573-5583.

"Neuronal Microtubules: When the MAP Is the Roadblock"
Baas PW, Qiang L
Trends Cell Biology. 2005. 15:183-187.

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