Journal Publications
  • 1. Hangping Yao*, Yutong Song*, Yong Chen*, Nanping Wu*, Jialu Xu*, Chujie Sun, Jiaxing Zhang, Tianhao Weng, Zheyuan Zhang, Zhigang Wu, Linfang Cheng, Danrong Shi, Xiangyun Lu, Jianlin Lei, Max Crispin, Yigong Shi, Lanjuan Li#, and Sai Li#: Molecular architecture of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Cell, 2020; DOI:10.1016/J.CELL.2020.09.018
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  • 2. Alexandra Serris, Robert Stass, Eduardo A. Bignon, Nicolas A. Muena, Jean-Claude Manuguerra, Rohit K. Jangra, Sai Li, Kartik Chandran, Nicole Tischler, Juha T. Huiskonen, Felix A. Rey, and Pablo Guardado-Calvo: Description of the Hantavirus Surface Glycoprotein Lattice and Its Membrane Fusion Control Mechanism. Cell, 2020; DOI:10.1016/J.CELL.2020.08.023
  • 3. Ying Liu*, Yutong Song*, Siyu Zhang, Min Diao, Shanjin Huang, Sai Li, and Xu Tan: PSGL-1 inhibits HIV-1 infection by restricting actin dynamics and sequestering HIV envelope proteins. Cell Discovery, 12/2020; DOI:10.1038/s41421-020-0184-9
  • 4. Yanqing Zhang*, Sai Li*, Xuechen Zhu*, Gaoxingyu Huang*, Chao Zeng*, Qifan Wang, Kunpeng Wang, Qiang Zhou, Wusheng Zhang, Guangwen Yang, Minhao Liu, Qinghua Tao, Jianlin Lei, and Yigong Shi: Molecular architecture of the luminal ring of the Xenopus laevis nuclear pore complex. Cell Research, 05/2020; DOI:10.1038/s41422-020-0320-y
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  • 5. Xiaoling Wu*, Hua Yue*, Yuanyu Zhang*, Xiaoyong Gao, Xiaoyang Li, Licheng Wang, Yufei Cao, Miao Hou, Haixia An, Lin Zhang#, Sai Li#, Jingyuan Ma, He Lin, Yanan Fu, Hongkai Gu, Wenyong Lou, Wei Wei#, Richard N. Zare, and Jun Ge#: Packaging and delivering enzymes by amorphous metal-organic frameworks. Nature Communications, 11/2019; 10(1)., DOI:10.1038/s41467-019-13153-x
  • 6. Kamel El Omari, Sai Li, Abhay Kotecha, Thomas S Walter, Eduardo Andres Bignon, Karl Harlos, Pentti Somerharju, Felix De Haas, Daniel K. Clare, Mika Molin, Felipe Hurtado, Mengqiu Li, Jonathan M. Grimes, Dennis H. Bamford, Nicole D. Tischler, Juha T. Huiskonen, David I. Stuart, Elina Roine: The structure of a prokaryotic viral envelope protein expands the landscape of membrane fusion proteins. Nature Communications, 02/2019; 10(1)., DOI:10.1038/s41467-019-08728-7
  • 7. Yasunori Watanabe, Jayna Raghwani, Joel D. Allen, Gemma E. Seabright, Sai Li, Felipe Moser, Juha T. Huiskonen, Thomas Strecker, Thomas A. Bowden, Max Crispin: Structure of the Lassa virus glycan shield provides a model for immunological resistance. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 06/2018; 115(28):201803990., DOI:10.1073/pnas.1803990115
  • 8. Steinar Halldorsson*, Sai Li*, Mengqiu Li, Karl Harlos, Thomas A. Bowden, Juha T. Huiskonen: Shielding and activation of a viral membrane fusion protein. Nature Communications, 01/2018; 9(349)., DOI:10.1038/s41467-017-02789-2
  • 9. Ilona Rissanen, Robert Stass, Antra Zeltina, Sai Li, Jussi Hepojoki, Karl Harlos, Robert J. C. Gilbert, Juha T. Huiskonen, Thomas A. Bowden: Structural Transitions of the Conserved and Metastable Hantaviral Glycoprotein Envelope. Journal of Virology, 08/2017; 91(21):JVI.00378-17., DOI:10.1128/JVI.00378-17
  • 10. Sai Li, Ilona Rissanen, Antra Zeltina, Jussi Hepojoki, Jayna Raghwani, Karl Harlos, Oliver G. Pybus, Juha T. Huiskonen, Thomas A. Bowden: A Molecular-Level Account of the Antigenic Hantaviral Surface. Cell Reports, 06/2016; 16(1):278., DOI:10.1016/j.celrep.2016.06.039
  • 11. Sai Li, Zhaoyang Sun, Rhys Pryce, Marie-Laure Parsy, Sarah K Fehling, Katrin Schlie, C Alistair Siebert, Wolfgang Garten, Thomas A Bowden, Thomas Strecker, Juha T Huiskonen: Acidic pH-Induced Conformations and LAMP1 Binding of the Lassa Virus Glycoprotein Spike. PLoS Pathogens, 02/2016; 12(2)., DOI:10.1371/journal.ppat.1005418
  • 12. Juha T Huiskonen, Marie-Laure Parsy, Sai Li, David Bitto, Max Renner, Thomas A Bowden: Averaging of Viral Envelope Glycoprotein Spikes from Electron Cryotomography Reconstructions using Jsubtomo. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 10/2014; 92(92)., DOI:10.3791/51714
  • 13. Sai Li*, Christian Sieben*, Kai Ludwig, Chris T Höfer, Salvatore Chiantia, Andreas Herrmann, Frederic Eghiaian, Iwan A.T. Schaap: pH-Controlled Two-Step Uncoating of Influenza Virus. Biophysical Journal, 04/2014; 106(7):1447-56., DOI:10.1016/j.bpj.2014.02.018
  • 14. Schanila Nawaz, Paula Sánchez, Kai Bodensiek, Sai Li, Mikael Simons, Iwan A T Schaap: Cell Visco-Elasticity Measured with AFM and Optical Trapping at Sub-Micrometer Deformations. PLoS ONE, 09/2012; 7(9):e45297., DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0045297
  • 15. Ursula Fünfschilling, Wolf J. Jockusch, Nandhini Sivakumar, Wiebke Möbius, Kristina Corthals, Sai Li, Susanne Quintes, Younghoon Kim, Iwan A. T. Schaap, Jeong-Seop Rhee, Klaus-Armin Nave, Gesine Saher: Critical Time Window of Neuronal Cholesterol Synthesis during Neurite Outgrowth. The Journal of Neuroscience, 05/2012; 32(22):7632-45., DOI:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1352-11.2012
  • 16. Sai Li, Frederic Eghiaian, Christian Sieben, Andreas Herrmann, Iwan A.T. Schaap: Bending and Puncturing the Influenza Lipid Envelope. Biophysical Journal, 02/2011; 100(3):637-45., DOI:10.1016/j.bpj.2010.12.3701
  • 17. Felix Hoos, Todd Meyrath, Sai Li, Bernd Braun, and Harald Giessen: Femtosecond 5-W Yb:KGW slab laser oscillator pumped by a single broad-area diode and its application as supercontinuum source. Applied Physics B, 07/2009; 96(1):5-10., DOI:10.1007/s00340-009-3421-3
  • 18. Felix Hoos, Sai Li, Todd Meyrath, Bernd Braun, and Harald Giessen: Thermal lensing in an end-pumped Yb:KGW slab laser with high power single emitter diodes. Optics Express, 04/2008; 16(9):6041-9., DOI:10.1364/OE.16.006041
  • Conference Proceedings

  • 2010 | Biophysical Journal - BIOPHYS J

    Mechanics of Lipid Bilayers of High Curvature.
    Sai Li, Frederic Eghiaian, Iwan A. T. Schaap

  • 2009 | Lasers and Electro-Optics 2009 and the European Quantum Electronics Conference.
    CLEO Europe - EQEC 2009.

    Highly efficient 4 W, 161 fs, Yb:KGW laser oscillator.
    Felix Hoos, Todd Meyrath, Sai Li, Bernd Braun, and Harald Giessen

  • 2009 | Advanced Solid-State Photonics

    Efficient and Simple High-Power Femtosecond Yb:KGW Slab-Laser Pumped by a Single Broad-Area Emitter Diode.
    Felix Hoos, Todd P. Meyrath, Sai Li, Bernd Braun, Harald Giessen