Selected Publications:

  1. C. Prince and Z. Jia. (2015) An unexpected duo: Rubredoxin binds nine TPR motifs to form LapB, an essential regulator of lipopolysaccharide synthesis. Structure, 23, 1500-1506.
  2. W. Wu, M.N. Rahman, J. Guo, N. Roy, L. Xue, C.M. Cahill, S. Zhang and Z. Jia. (2015) Otoferlin-GAD65 coupling and its effects on GABAergic activity. J. Mol. Cell Biol. 7, 168-179.
  3. L.M. van Staalduinen, F.R. McSorley, K. Schiessl, J. Séguin, P.B. Wyatt, F. Hammerschmidt, D.L. Zechel and Z. Jia. (2014) The crystal structure of PhnZ in complex with substrate reveals a new di-iron oxygenase mechanism for catabolism of organophosphonates. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 111, 5171-5176.
  4. J. Zheng and Z. Jia. (2013) Tiny enzyme uses context to succeed. Nature, 497, 445-446.
  5. C. Prince and Z. Jia. (2012) Measurement of detergent concentration using 2,6-dimethylphenol in membrane-protein crystallization. Acta Cryst. D68, 1694-1696.
  6. J. Zheng and Z. Jia. (2010) Structure of the bifunctional isocitrate dehydrogenase kinase/phosphatase. Nature, 465, 961-965.
  7. B. Wathen and Z. Jia. (2010) Protein beta-sheet nucleation is driven by local modular formation. J. Biol. Chem. 285, 18376-18384.
  8. Q. Ye, S.W. Crawley, Y. Yang, G.P. Côté and Z. Jia. (2010) Crystal structure of the alpha-kinase domain of Dictyostelium myosin heavy chain kinase A. Sci. Signal. 3, ra17.
  9. D. Lee and Z. Jia. (2009) Emerging structural insights into bacterial tyrosine kinases. Trends Biochem. Sci. 34, 351-357.
  10. D. Lee, J. Zheng, Y.-M. She and Z. Jia. (2008) Structure of Escherichia coli tyrosine kinase Etk reveals novel activation mechanism. EMBO J. 27, 1758-1766.