Journal of DNA And RNA Research

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DNA And RNA Research-Nucleic Acids-Yicheng Long

University of Colorado Boulder.

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Yicheng Long


Cech Lab, JSCBB,
University of Colorado Boulder,
3415 Colorado Avenue,
Boulder, CO 80303.

Research Interests:

Nucleic Acids, RNA or DNA polymerases, noncoding RNAs, ribozymes, epigenetics, biochemistry, CRISPR genome editing



  1. Yicheng Long, Maria G. Abad, Erik Olson, Elisabeth Carrillo and Jane E. Jackman. Identification of Distinct Biological Functions for Four 3'-5' RNA Polymerases. Nucleic Acids Res. 2016 Aug 2. pii: gkw681.
  2. Yicheng Long and Jane E. Jackman. In vitro substrate specificities of 3'-5' polymerases correlate with outcome of tRNA 5'-editing reactions. FEBS Letters 2015; 589(16):2124-2130.
  3. Heike Betat, Yicheng Long, Jane E. Jackman and Mario Mörl. From end to end: tRNA editing at 5’- and 3’-terminal positions [review]. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2014; 15(12):23975-23998.
  4. Maria G. Abad, Yicheng Long, R. Dimitri Kinchen, Elinor T. Schindel, Michael W. Gray, and Jane E. Jackman. Mitochondrial tRNA 5’-Editing in Dictyostelium discoideum and Polysphondylium pallidum J. Biol. Chem. 2014 May 30;289(22):15155-65.
  5. Maria G. Abad, Yicheng Long, Allison Willcox, Jonatha M. Gott, Michael W. Gray and Jane E. Jackman. A role for tRNA(His) guanylyltransferase (Thg1)-like proteins from Dictyostelium discoideum in mitochondrial 5'-tRNA editing. RNA 2011. 17: 613-623;
  6. Juan Wang, Liying Huang, Jian Li, Qiangwang Fan, Yicheng Long, Ying Li and Bing Zhou. Artemisinin Directly Targets Malarial Mitochondria through Its Specific Mitochondrial Activation. PLoS ONE 2010, 5(3): e9582. doi:10.1371;
  7. Juan Wang, Liying Huang, Yicheng Long and Bing Zhou. Mitochondrial permeability transition pore is involved in the antimalarial action of artemisinin. Progress In Modern Biomedicine, 2009, Vol.9, No.21.