Jiqing Sai, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor


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Faculty Appointments
Research Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology
Ph.D., Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeM.S., Agronomy, Beijing Agricultural University, BeijingB.S., Agronomy, Anhui University, Anhui
Office Address
Department of Cancer Biology
2220 Pierce Ave - 771 PRB
Nashville, TN 37232-6840
3. Miller-Kittrell, M. Sai, J., Penfold, M., Richmond, A.. Functional characterization of chimpanzee cytomegalovirus chemokine. Virology. 2007; 364((2)): 454-65.

Sai J, Walker G, Wikswo J, Richmond A. The IL sequence in the LLKIL motif in CXCR2 is required for full ligand-induced activation of Erk, Akt, and chemotaxis in HL60 cells. J. Biol. Chem [print-electronic]. 2006 Nov 11/24/2006; 281(47): 35931-41. PMID: 16990258, PMCID: PMC2950015, PII: M605883200, DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M605883200, ISSN: 0021-9258.

Neel NF, Schutyser E, Sai J, Fan GH, Richmond A. Chemokine receptor internalization and intracellular trafficking. Cytokine Growth Factor Rev [print-electronic]. 2005 Dec; 16(6): 637-58. PMID: 15998596, PMCID: PMC2668263, PII: S1359-6101(05)00070-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.cytogfr.2005.05.008, ISSN: 1359-6101.

Walker GM, Sai J, Richmond A, Stremler M, Chung CY, Wikswo JP. Effects of flow and diffusion on chemotaxis studies in a microfabricated gradient generator. Lab Chip [print-electronic]. 2005 Jun; 5(6): 611-8. PMID: 15915253, PMCID: PMC2665276, DOI: 10.1039/b417245k, ISSN: 1473-0197.

Sai J, Fan GH, Wang D, Richmond A. The C-terminal domain LLKIL motif of CXCR2 is required for ligand-mediated polarization of early signals during chemotaxis. J. Cell. Sci [print-electronic]. 2004 Nov 11/1/2004; 117(Pt 23): 5489-96. PMID: 15479720, PMCID: PMC2668248, PII: jcs.01398, DOI: 10.1242/jcs.01398, ISSN: 0021-9533.

Chen S, Dell EJ, Lin F, Sai J, Hamm HE. RACK1 regulates specific functions of Gbetagamma. J. Biol. Chem [print-electronic]. 2004 Apr 4/23/2004; 279(17): 17861-8. PMID: 14963031, PII: M313727200, DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M313727200, ISSN: 0021-9258.

Fan, GH, Lapierre, L, Goldenring, JR, Sai, J and Richmond, A.. Rab11-family interacting protein 2 and myosin Vb are required for CXCR2 recycling and receptor-mediated chemotaxis. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 2004; 15((5)): 2456-69.

Wang D, Sai J, Richmond A. Cell surface heparan sulfate participates in CXCL1-induced signaling. Biochemistry. 2003 Feb 2/4/2003; 42(4): 1071-7. PMID: 12549928, PMCID: PMC2667446, DOI: 10.1021/bi026425a, ISSN: 0006-2960.

Sai J, Johnson CH. Dark-stimulated calcium ion fluxes in the chloroplast stroma and cytosol. Plant Cell. 2002 Jun; 14(6): 1279-91. PMID: 12084827, PMCID: PMC150780, ISSN: 1040-4651.

Wang, D, Sai, J, Carter, F, Sachpatzidis. A, Lolis, E, and Richmond, A.. PAK1 Kinase is required for CXCL1-induced chemotaxis. Biochemistry. 2002; 41((22)): 7100-7.

Fan, GH, Yang, W, Sai, J, and Richmond, A,. Hsc/Hsp70 Interacting protein (hip) associates with CXCR2 and regulates the receptor signaling and trafficking. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2002; 277((8)): 6590-7.

Fan, GH, Yang, W, Sai, J, and Richmond, A.. Phosphorylation-independent association of CXCR2 with the PP2A core enzyme. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2001; 276: 16960-8.

Sai J, Johnson CH. Different circadian oscillators control Ca(2+) fluxes and lhcb gene expression. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1999 Sep 9/28/1999; 96(20): 11659-63. PMID: 10500233, PMCID: PMC18090, ISSN: 0027-8424.

Sai, J., Kang, L., Huang, Z., Shi, C., Tian, B., Xie, Y.. Nucleotide sequence of maize dwarf mosaic virus capsid protein gene and its expression in escherichia coli. Science in China. 1995; 38((3)): 313-9.

Sun, S., Sai, J., Xie, Y.. Study of establishment of HxL genotype suspension cell lines capable of plant regeneration in maize. Acta Agronomica Sinica. 1994; 20: 168-75.

Ding Q., He Q., Sai J., Sun, Y., Xie Y., Mi, J.. Identification of an effective vector constructed for maize transformation and study of PEG-mediated transformation method. Science in China. 1992; 35((10)): 1187-95.