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  1. Wooten, M., Nizami Z., Yang, X., Snedeker, J., Ranjan, R., Kim, J.M., Urban, E., Tran, V., Buss, J., Gall, J., Xiao, J., Chen, X., Asymmetric histone incorporation during DNA replication in Drosophila male germline stem cells, 2018, BioRxiv 242768; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/242768
  2. Fang, X., Liu, Q., Bohrer, C., Hensel Z., Han W., Wang J., Xiao J., New cell fate potentials and switching kinetics uncovered in a classic bistable switch, BioRxiv 215061; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/215061
  3. Woldemeskel, S., McQuillen, R., Hessel, A.M., Xiao, J., and Goley, E.D., A Conserved Coiled-Coil Protein Pair Focuses the Cytokinetic Z-Ring in Caulobacter crescentus. Microbiol, 2017. 105(5):721-740.
  4.  Mo, C.H., Ross, B., Hertel, F., Manna, P., Yang, X., Greenwald, E., Booth, C., Plummer, A.M., Tenner, B., Chen, Z., Wang, Y., Kennedy, E.J., Cole, P.A., Flemming, K.G., Palmer, A., Jimenez, R., Xiao, J., Dedecker, P., and Zhang, J., Genetically-Encoded Biosensors for Visualizing Live-cell Biochemical Activity at Superresolution. Nat. Meth, 2017. 14(4):427-434.
  5. Buss, J., Peters, N.T., Xiao, J., and Bernhardt, T., ZapA and ZapB form an FtsZ-independent structure at midcell. Mol Microbiol, 2017 May;104(4):652-663
  6.  Yang, X., Lyu, Z., Miguel, A., McQuillen, R., Huang, K.C., and Xiao, J., GTPase activity-coupled treadmilling of the bacterial tubulin FtsZ organizes septal cell wall synthesis. Science, 2017. 355(6326): p. 744-747.
  7.  Xiao, J. and Ha, T., Flipping nanoscopy on its head. Science, 2017. 355(6325): p. 582-584.
  8. Bohrer, C.H., Bettridge, K., and Xiao, J., Reduction of Confinement Error in Single-Molecule Tracking in Live Bacterial Cells Using SPICER. Biophys. J. 2017. 112(4): p. 568-574.
  9. Coltharp, C. and Xiao, J., Beyond force generation: Why is a dynamic ring of FtsZ polymers essential for bacterial cytokinesis? Bioessays, 2017. 39(1): p. 1-11.
  10. Xiao, J. and Dufrene, Y.F., Optical and force nanoscopy in microbiology. Nat Microbiol, 2016. 1(11): p. 16186.
  11. Xiao, J. and Goley, E.D., Redefining the roles of the FtsZ-ring in bacterial cytokinesis. Curr. Opin. Microbiol., 2016. 34: p. 90-96.
  12. Luo, Y., Yang, X., Tan, X., Xu, L., Liu, Z., Xiao, J., and Peng, R., Functionalized graphene oxide in microbial engineering: An effective stimulator for bacterial growth. Carbon, 2016. 103: p. 172-180
  13.  Lyu, Z., Coltharp, C., Yang, X., and Xiao, J., Influence of FtsZ GTPase activity and concentration on nanoscale Z-ring structure in vivo revealed by three-dimensional Superresolution imaging. Biopolymers, 2016. 105(10): p. 725-34.
  14. Coltharp, C., Buss, J., Plumer, T.M., and Xiao, J., Defining the rate-limiting processes of bacterial cytokinesis. PNAS, 2016. 113(8): p. E1044-53.
  15. Buss J, Coltharp C., Shtengel G, Yang X, Hess H and Xiao J., A multi-layered protein network maintains the stability of the FtsZ-ring and modulate constriction dynamics in E.coli, PLoS Genetics, 2015, Apr 7;11(4):e1005128.
  16. Coltharp C., Yang X., Xiao J., Quantitative analysis of single-molecule superresolution images, 2014, Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol, Aug 29;28C:112-121.
  17. Weng X., Xiao J., Spatial organization of transcription in bacterial cells, Trends Genet. 2014 Jul;30(7):28-97.
  18. Buss J., Coltharp C., Huang T., Pohlmeyer C., , S,C, Hatem C., Xiao J., In vivo organization of the FtsZ-ring by ZapA and ZapB revealed by quantitative super-resolution microscopy, 2013, Mol. Microbio., Sep 89(6):1099-120 (cover image)
  19. Hensel Z., Xiao J., Single molecule methods for studying gene regulation in vivo, Pflügers Arch-European Journal of Physiology, 2013, Mar;465(3):383-95.
  20. Hensel Z.,Weng X., Lagda A., Xiao J., Transcription factor mediated DNA looping probed by high-resolution, single-molecule imaging in live E. coli cells, 2013, PLoS Biology, 11(6): e1001591.  ,  Editor’s Synopsis*, DNA Looping in the News*
  21. Buss J., Coltharp C., Xiao J., Super-Resolution Imaging of the Bacterial Division Machinery. J. Vis. Exp. 2013, (71), e50048, doi:10.3791/50048.
  22. Hensel Z., Fang X., Xiao J., Single-molecule imaging of gene regulation in vivo using Co-Translational Activation by Cleavage (CoTrAC), 2013, J. Vis. Exp. Mar 15;(73):e50042. doi: 10.3791/50042.
  23. Coltharp C. Kessler R., Xiao J., Accurate construction of photoactivated localization microscopy (PALM) images for quantitative measurements, PLoS One, 2012;7(12):e51725.
  24. Coltharp C., Xiao J., Superresolution microscopy for microbiology, Cell Microbiol, 2012, 14(12):1808-18.
  25. Hensel Z., Feng H., Han B., Hatem C., Wang J., Xiao J., Stochastic expression dynamics of transcription factor revealed by single-molecule noise analysis, Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 2012, 19(8):797-802, (cover image)
  26. Feng H., Hensel Z., Xiao J., Wang J., Analytical calculation of protein production distributions in models of clustered protein expression, Phys Rev Lett E, 2012, 85(3), 031904.
  27. Guo F., Huang T., Buss J., Coltharp C., Hensel Z., Xiao J., In vivo structure of the E. coli FtsZ-ring revealed by photoactivated Localization Microscopy (PALM), PLoS One, 2010, 5, e12680.
  28. Xiao J., Single molecule imaging in live cells. Handbook of Single-molecule Biophysics, edited by van Oijen , and Hinterdorfer P, 2009, Springer, NY.
  29. Hensel Z., Xiao J., A mechanism for stochastic decision making by bacteria. ChemBioChem, 2009, 10(6):974-976.
  30. Singleton SF., Roca AI., Lee AM., Xiao J., Probing the structure of RecA-DNA filaments. Advantages of a fluorescent guanine analog. Tetrahedron, 2007, 63(17):3553-3566
  31. Xiao J., Elf, J., Li, G., Yu, J., Xie X. S., Imaging gene expression in living cells at the single molecule level. Single Molecules: A Laboratory Manual, edited by Selvin P., and Ta H. 2007, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor, NY.
  32. Yu J*., Xiao J*., Ren X., Lao K., Xie X.S., Probing gene expression in live E. coli cells: one molecule at a time. Science, 2006, 311(5767):1600-3, *equal contribution.
  33. Xiao J., Lee, A., Singleton SF. Construction and evaluation of a kinetic scheme of RecA mediated DNA strand exchange. Biopolymers. 2006, 81(6):473-96
  34. Xiao J., Lee, A., Singleton SF. Direct evaluation of a kinetic model for RecA-mediated DNA-strand exchange: the importance of nucleic acid dynamics and entropy during homologous genetic recombination. Chembiochem. 2006, 7(8):1265-78 (cover image)
  35. Lee A., Xiao J., Singleton SF. Origins of sequence selectivity in homologous genetic recombination: insights from rapid kinetic probing of RecA-mediated DNA strand exchange. J Mol Biol. 2006, 360(2):343-59
  36. Xiao J., Singleton SF., Elucidating a key intermediate in homologous DNA strand exchange: structural characterization of the RecA-triple-stranded DNA complex using fluorescence resonance energy transfer. J. Mol. Biol, 2002, 320(3):529-58
  37. Singleton SF, Xiao J., The Stretched DNA geometry of recombination and repair nucleoprotein filaments. Biopolymers, 2001-2002;61(3):145-58
  38. Martin SR, Lu AQ, Xiao J, Kleinjung J, Beckingham K, Bayley PM., Conformational and metal-binding properties of androcam, a testis-specific calmodulin-related protein from Drosophila. Protein Science, 1999, Nov 8(11):2444-54.