Lu Lei


Selected Publications

  1. Lu, L.#, Ladinsky, M. S., and Kirchhausen, T#. (2011) Formation of the post-mitotic nuclear envelope from extended ER cisternae precedes nuclear pore assembly. J. Cell Biol. 194: 425-440. (# Co-corresponding authors)
    Cover image featured in JCB In Focus, Biosights and Journal Club.
  2. Smits, P., Bolton, A.D., Funari, V., Hong, M., Boyden, E.D., Lu, L., Manning, D.K., Dwyer, N.D., Moran, J.L., Prysak, M., Merriman, B., Nelson, S,F., Bonafe, L., Superti-Furga, A., Ikegawa S., Krakow, D., Cohn, D.H., Kirchhausen, T., Warman, M.L. and Beier, D.R. (2009) Lethal Skeletal Dysplasia in Mice and Humans Lacking the Golgin GMAP-210. N. Engl. J. Med.
  3. Lu, L., Ladinsky, M.S. and Kirchhausen, T. (2009) Cisternal organization of the endoplasmic reticulum during mitosis. Mol Biol Cell. 20:3471-3480. Cover image and featured in Incyte from MBC.
  4. Lu, L. and Hong, W. (2008) Retrograde endosome-to-TGN transport. The Golgi apparatus. State of art after 110 years of Camillio’s discovery. Mironov, A. and Pavelka, M. (eds). Chapter 3.8, pp 425-458.
  5. Zahn, C., Jaschke, A., Weiske, J., Hommel, A., Hesse, D., Augustin, R., Lu, L., Hong, W., Florian, S., Scheepers, A., Joost, H.G., Huber, O. and Schürmann, A. (2008) ADP-ribosylation factor-like GTPase ARFRP1 is required for trans-Golgi to plasma membrane trafficking of E-cadherin. J. Biol. Chem. 283: 27179-27188.
  6. Zahn, C., Hommel, A., Lu L., Hong, W., Walther, D.J., Florian, S., Joost, H. and Schurmann A. (2006) Knockout of Arfrp1 leads to disruption of ARF-like1 (ARL1) targeting to the trans-Golgi in mouse embryos and HeLa cells. Mol. Mem. Bio., 23: 475-485.
  7. Lu, L., Tai, G., Wu, M., Song, H., and Hong, W. (2006) Multilayer interactions determine the Golgi localization of GRIP golgins. Traffic. 7:1399-13407.
  8. Wang, Y., Tai, G., Lu, L., Johannes, L., Hong, W., and Tang, B. (2005) Trans-Golgi network syntaxin 10 functions distinctly from syntaxins 6 and 16. Mol. Membr. Biol. 22:313-325.
  9. Tai, G., Lu, L., Johannes, L., and Hong, W. (2005) Functional analysis of Arl1 and Golgin-97 in endosome-to-TGN transport using recombinant Shiga toxin B fragment. Method. Enzymol. 404:442-453.
  10. Lu, L., Tai, G., and Hong, W. (2005) Interaction of Arl1 GTPase with the GRIP domain of Golgin-245 as assessed by GST (glutathione-S-transferase) pull-down experiments. Method. Enzymol. 404:432-441.
  11. Derby, M.C., van Vliet, C., Brown, D., Luke, M.R., Lu, L., Hong, W., Stow, J.L., and Gleeson, P.A. (2004) Mammalian GRIP domain proteins differ in their membrane binding properties and are recruited to distinct domains of the TGN. J. Cell Sci. 117:5865-5874.
  12. Tai, G., Lu, L., Wang, T.L., Tang, B.L., Goud, B., Johannes, L. and Hong, W. (2004) Participation of the syntaxin 5/Ykt6/GS28/GS15 SNARE complex in transport from the early/recycling endosome to the trans-Golgi network. Mol Biol. Cell, 15: 4011-4022.
  13. Wang, C., Ng, C., Lu, L., Atlashkin, V., Zhang, W., Seet, L., and Hong, W. (2004) A role of VAMP8/Endobrevin in regulated exocytosis of pancreatic acinar eells, Dev. Cell, 7: 359–371.
  14. Lu, L.#, Tai, G.#, Hong, W.J. (2004) Autoantigen Golgin-97, an effector of Arl1 GTPase, participates in traffic from the endosome to the TGN. Mol. Biol. Cell, 15, 4426-4443. (#: these two authors contributed equally to this work)
  15. Wu, M.#, Lu, L.#, Hong, W.J., and Song, H. (2004). Structural basis for recruitment of GRIP domain golgin-245 by small GTPase Arl1. Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 11, 86-94. (#: these two authors contributed equally to this work)
  16. Lu, L., and Hong,W.J. (2003). Interaction of Arl1-GTP with GRIP domains recruits autoantigens Golgin-97 and Golgin-245/p230 onto the Golgi. Mol. Biol. Cell 14, 3767-3781.
  17. Lu, L., Horstmann,H., Ng,C., and Hong,W.J. (2001). Regulation of Golgi structure and function by ARF-like protein 1 (Arl1). J. Cell Sci. 114, 4543-4555.
  18. Bui, T.D., Wong, S.H., Lu, L. and Hong, W.J. (1998) Endobrevin maps to chromosome 2 in human and chromosome 6 in mouse, Genomics, 54, 579-580.