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  1. Shan, Q., Christie M.J., and Balleine, B.W. Plasticity in striatopallidal projection neurons mediates the acquisition of habitual actions Eur J Neurosci., 42(4), 2097–2104, (2015)
  2. Shan, Q., Ge, M., Christie M.J., and Balleine, B.W. The acquisition of goal-directed actions generates opposing plasticity in direct and indirect pathways in dorsomedial striatum J. Neurosci, 34(28), 9196–9201, (2014)

    The above article was featured by the editor in the This Week in The Journal section of the journal, J. Neurosci, 34(28): i (2014)

  3. Han, L., Talwar, S., Wang, Q., Shan, Q. and Lynch, J.W. Phosphorylation of α3 glycine receptors induces a conformational change in the glycine-binding site ACS Chem Neurosci. 4 (10), 1361–1370, (2013)

    The above article was highlighted by a commentary article in Nature Chemical Biology by M. Bucci. A painful difference. Nat Chem Biol. 9, 528, (2013)

  4. Shan, Q.*, Han, L. and Lynch, J.W. Distinct properties of the glycine receptor β+/α- interface: unambiguously characterizing a heteromeric interface reconstituted in a homomeric protein J Biol Chem. 287(25), 21244–21252, (2012)

    * corresponding author

  5. Shan, Q.*, Han, L. and Lynch, J.W. Function of hyperekplexia-causing α1R271Q/L glycine receptors is restored by shifting the affected residue out of the allosteric signalling pathway Br J Pharmacol. 165(7), 2113–2123, (2012)

    The above article was highlighted by a commentary article written by a well-known expert in the field, Ruth Nussinov. Allosteric modulators can restore function in an amino acid neurotransmitter receptor by slightly altering intra-molecular communication pathways. Br J Pharmacol. 165(7), 2110–2112, (2012)

    * corresponding author

  6. Shan, Q.* and Lynch, J.W. Incompatibility between a pair of residues from the pre-M1 linker and Cys-loop blocks surface expression of the glycine receptor. J Biol Chem. 287(10), 7535–7542, (2012)

    * corresponding author

  7. Shan, Q.*, Han, L. and Lynch, J.W. β Subunit M2-M3 Loop Conformational Changes Are Uncoupled from α1 β Glycine Receptor Channel Gating: Implications for Human Hereditary Hyperekplexia PLoS One, 6(11), e28105, (2011)

    * corresponding author

  8. Shan, Q.* and Lynch, J.W. Chimera construction using multiple-template-based sequential PCRs J Neurosci Methods, 193(1), 86–89, (2010)

    * corresponding author

  9. Shan, Q.* and Storm, D.R. Optimization of a cAMP response element signal pathway reporter system. J Neurosci Methods, 191(1), 21–25, (2010)

    * corresponding author

  10. Shan, Q., Chan, G.C. and Storm, D.R. Type 1 adenylyl cyclase is essential for maintenance of remote contextual fear memory J. Neurosci, 28(48), 12864–12867, (2008)

    The above article was featured by the editor in the This Week in The Journal section of the journal, J. Neurosci, 28(48), i (2008)

  11. Shan, Q., Nevin, S.T., Haddrill, J.L. and Lynch, J.W. Asymmetric contribution of α and β subunits to the activation of heteromeric αβ glycine receptors J. Neurochem. 86(2):498–507 (2003)
  12. Shan, Q., Haddrill, J.L. and Lynch, J.W. Comparative surface accessibility of a pore-lining threonine residue (T6') in the glycine and GABA(A) receptors. J Biol Chem. 277 (47): 44845–53 (2002)
  13. Shan, Q., Haddrill, J.L. and Lynch, J.W. Ivermectin, an unconventional agonist of the glycine receptor chloride channel. J. Biol. Chem. 276 (16): 12556–12564 (2001)
  14. Shan, Q., Haddrill, J.L. and Lynch, J.W. A single beta subunit M2 domain residue controls the picrotoxin sensitivity of alpha beta heteromeric glycine receptor chloride channels. J. Neurochem. 76 (4): 1109–1120 (2001)
  15. Shan, Q., Zhan, B., Xiao, S.H., Feng, Z., Hotez, P. and Hawdon, J.M. Variation between ASP-1 molecules from Ancylostoma caninum in China and the United States. J. Parasitol. 86 (1): 181–185 (2000)
  16. Liu, S., Ghosh, K., Zhan, B., Shan, Q., Thompson, M.G., Hawdon, J.M., Koski, R.A., Xiao, S.H. and Hotez, P.J.. Hookworm burden reductions in BALB/c mice vaccinated with recombinant Ancylostoma secreted proteins (ASPs) from Ancylostoma duodenale, Ancylostoma caninum and Necator americanus. Vaccine 18 (11–12): 1096–1102 (2000)
  17. Zhan, B., Hawdon, J., Shan, Q., Ren, H., Qiang, H., Xiao, S.H., Li, T.H., Feng, Z. and Hotez, P. Construction and analysis of cDNA Library of the third stage larvae of Necator americanus. Chinese J. Parasitol. & Parasitic. Dis. 18(1): 26–29 (2000)
  18. Li, T., Zhan, B., Hawdon, J.M., Gong, X., Xiao, S., Shan, Q., Feng, Z. and Hotez, P.J. Sequencing of Cytochrome C Oxidatase I Gene of Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus. Chinese J. Parasitol. & Parasitic. Dis. 17(2): 81–83 (1999)
  19. Zhan, B., Hawdon, J., Shan, Q., Ren, H.N., Qiang, H.Q., Hu, W., Xiao, S.H., Li, T.H., Gong, X., Feng, Z. and Hotez, P. Ancylostoma secreted protein 1 (ASP-1) homologues in human hookworms. Mol. Biochem. Parasit. 98 (1): 143–149 (1999)