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Fattash, I.*, Lee, C.N.*, Mo, K., Yang, G. Efficient Transposition of the Youngest MITE family of Yellow Fever Mosquito in Yeast, FEBS J., 2015, doi: 10.1111/febs.13257 (*, equal contribution)

Editor’s Choice, Podcast available.


Yuan, L., Yang, G. Tc1-like transposable elements in plant genomes, Mobile DNA, 2014, 5:17, DOI: 10.1186/1759-8753-5-17


Yang, G., Fattash, I., Lee, C., Liu, K. and Cavinder, B. Birth of Three Stowaway-like MITE Families via Microhomology-Mediated Miniaturization of a Tc1/Mariner Element in the Yellow Fever Mosquito, Genome Biology and Evolution, 2013, 5:1937-1948. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evt146

He, N. et al. (The Morus notabilis Genome Sequencing Project Consortium), Draft Genome Sequence of a Mulberry Tree, Morus notabilis C.K. Schn. Nature Communications, 2013, 4:2445, DOI:10.1038/ncomms3445

Yang, G. MITE Digger, an efficient and accurate algorithm for genome wide discovery of miniature inverted repeat transposable elements. BMC Bioinformatics, 2013, 14:186, doi:10.1186/1471-2105-14-186

Fattash, I, Bhardwaj, P., Hui, C., Yang, G. A Rice Stowaway MITE for Gene Transfer in Yeast, PLOS ONE, 2013, 8(5):e64135. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064135..

Fattash, I., Rooke, R., Wong, A., Hui, C., Luu, T. Bhardwaj, P., Yang, G. Miniature Inverted-repeat Transposable Elements (MITEs): Discovery, Distribution and Activity, Genome, 2013, 56: 475-486, 10.1139/gen-2012-0174


Yang, G, Wong, A., Rooke, R. ATon, abundant novel nonautonomous mobile genetic elements in yellow fever mosquito (Aedes aegypti), BMC Genomics, 2012, 13: 283


Janicki M, Rooke R, Yang G. Bioinformatics and genomic analysis of transposable elements in eukaryotic genomes, Chromosome Research, 2011, 19(6): 787-808

Hu, T., He, S., Yang, G., Zeng, H., Wang, G., Chen, Z., Huang, X. Isolation and characterization of a rice glutathione S-transferase gene promoter regulated by herbicides and hormones. Plant Cell Rep., 2011, 30 (4), 539-549

Rooke, R and Yang, G. TE Displayer for post-genomic analysis of transposable elements, Bioinformatics, 2011, 27(2):286-287


Yang, G. Nagel, D.H., Feschotte, C., Hancock, C.N. and Wessler, S.R. Tuned for transposition: molecular determinants underlying the hyperactivity of a Stowaway MITE, (2009), Science, 325, 1391-1394. Full text.

Featured in Science (link) and Cell (link).


Yang, G., Zhang, F. and Wessler, S.R. Transposition of the rice MITE mPing in Arabidopsis, (2007), PNAS, 104: 10962-10967.


Yang, G., Weil, C.F. and Wessler, S.R. Transposition of a rice Tc1/mariner-like element in yeast. (2006) Plant Cell 18: 2469-2478.

Tuskan, G. et al. The genome of black cottonwood, Populus trichocarpa (Torr. & Gray ex Brayshaw). (2006) Science 313: 1596-1604

Naito, K., Cho, E-Y, Yang, G., Campbell, M., Yano, K., Okumoto, Y., Tanisaka, T. and Wessler, S.R. Dramatic Amplification of a Rice Transposable Element During Recent Domestication, (2006) PNAS 103:17620 – 17625..

Yang, G., and Hall, T.C. A post-genome approach to locate transgenes. (2006) Bioinformatics 22: 523-526. 


Yang, G., Lee, Y-H., Jiang, Y., Kumpatla, S.P., Hall, T.C. Organization, not duplication, triggers silencing in a complex transgene locus in rice. (2005) Plant Mol. Biol. 58:351-366.

Yang, G. , Lee, Y-H., Jiang, Y., Shi, X., Kertbundit, S., Hall, T.C. A Two-Edged Role for Kiddo in the rice ubiquitin2 Promoter. (2005) Plant Cell 17(5):1559-1568.


Yang, G. and Hall, T.C. MAK, a computational tool kit for automated MITE analysis. (2003) Nucleic Acids Res. 31(13): 3659-3665

Yang, G. and Hall, T.C. MDM-1 and MDM-2, two Mutator-derived MITE families in rice. (2003) J. Mol. Evol. 56(3): 255-264

2001 and earlier

Hall, T.C., Kumpatla, S.P., Kharb, P., Iyer, L., Cervera, M., Jiang, Y., Wang, T., Yang, G., Teerawanichpan, P., Narangajavana, J. and Dong, J. Gene silencing and its reactivation in transgenic rice. (2001)  p. 465-481. In: Rice Genetics IV (G. S. Khush, D. S. Brar and B. Hardy eds) Science Publishers, Inc., New Delhi (India) and International Rice Research Institute, Los Baños (Philippines)

Yang, G., Dong, J., Chandrasekharan, M.B., Hall, T.C. Kiddo, a new transposable element family closely associated with rice genes. (2001) Mol. Genet. Genomics. 266(3): 417-424

Yang, G. and Huang, R. Characterization of amylases produced by BAE2 thermophilic bacteria
strains. (1996) Acta Guangxi Agri. Univ. (China) 1, 71-74.

Yang, G. and Huang, R. Isolation and cloning of amylase-producing thermophilic bacteria. (1995)
Acta Guangxi Agri. Univ. (China) 3, 243-247.

Industrial and technical advances

Yang, G, Jiang, Y., Hall, T.C. Final report  for Dow Agrosciences LLC. (June 2003).

Yang, G, Lee, Y-H., Hall, T.C. Semiannual report for Dow Agrosciences LLC. (Dec 2002).

Yang, G, Lee, Y-H., Hall, T.C. Annual report for Dow Agrosciences LLC. (June 2002).

Yang. G, Lee, Y-H., Hall, T.C. Semiannual report for Dow Agrosciences LLC. (Dec 2001).

Siegele, D.A., Edwards, D.,  and Yang, G., Differential gene expression in E. coli during recovery from starvation. (1998) Genosys Origins 1(2): 2

Huang, R., Li, X., Meng, J., Xie, R., Zhang, Y., Zhang, N., Yang, G., Wei, H., Wang, R., Zhou, J., Zhou, L. Production of alpha-acetylactate decarboxylase (ALDC) by genetic engineering. (1997) Scientific and technical achievements Bulletin of Science & Technology Department of Guangxi. 41: 3. Registration No.: 9741042    Cat. No.: Q781

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