Simon Rayner
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Publications 2017

Cheng S, Jiang X, Yang B, Wen L, Zhao F, Zeng WB, Liu XJ, Dong X, Sun JY, Ming YZ, Zhu H, Rayner S, Tang Q, Fortunato E, Luo MH (2017)
Infected T98G glioblastoma cells support human cytomegalovirus reactivation from latency
Virology, 510, 205-215 (in press)
PubMed 28750324

Jiang HF, Wang W, Jiang X, Zeng WB, Shen ZZ, Song YG, Yang H, Liu XJ, Dong X, Zhou J, Sun JY, Yu FL, Guo L, Cheng T, Rayner S, Zhao F, Zhu H, Luo MH (2017)
ORF7 of Varicella-Zoster Virus Is Required for Viral Cytoplasmic Envelopment in Differentiated Neuronal Cells
J Virol, 91 (12)
PubMed 28356523

Liu XJ, Yang B, Huang SN, Wu CC, Li XJ, Cheng S, Jiang X, Hu F, Ming YZ, Nevels M, Britt WJ, Rayner S, Tang Q, Zeng WB, Zhao F, Luo MH (2017)
Human cytomegalovirus IE1 downregulates Hes1 in neural progenitor cells as a potential E3 ubiquitin ligase
PLoS Pathog, 13 (7), e1006542
PubMed 28750047

Rayner S, Bruhn S, Vallhov H, Andersson A, Billmyre RB, Scheynius A (2017)
Identification of small RNAs in extracellular vesicles from the commensal yeast Malassezia sympodialis
Sci Rep, 7, 39742
PubMed 28051166

Publications 2016

Pan X, Li XJ, Liu XJ, Yuan H, Li JF, Duan YL, Ye HQ, Fu YR, Qiao GH, Wu CC, Yang B, Tian XH, Hu KH, Miao LF, Chen XL, Zheng J, Rayner S, Schwartz PH, Britt WJ, Xu J, Luo MH (2016)
Correction for Pan et al., Later Passages of Neural Progenitor Cells from Neonatal Brain Are More Permissive for Human Cytomegalovirus Infection
J Virol, 90 (22), 10431-10433
PubMed 27794070

Publications 2015

Han N, Adams J, Fang W, Liu SQ, Rayner S (2015)
Investigation of the genotype III to genotype I shift in Japanese encephalitis virus and the impact on human cases
Virol Sin, 30 (4), 277-89
PubMed 26311492

Li XJ, Liu XJ, Yang B, Fu YR, Zhao F, Shen ZZ, Miao LF, Rayner S, Chavanas S, Zhu H, Britt WJ, Tang Q, McVoy MA, Luo MH (2015)
Human Cytomegalovirus Infection Dysregulates the Localization and Stability of NICD1 and Jag1 in Neural Progenitor Cells
J Virol, 89 (13), 6792-804
PubMed 25903338

Liu SQ, Deng CL, Yuan ZM, Rayner S, Zhang B (2015)
Identifying the pattern of molecular evolution for Zaire ebolavirus in the 2014 outbreak in West Africa
Infect Genet Evol, 32, 51-9
PubMed 25745889

Liu SQ, Rayner S, Zhang B (2015)
How Ebola has been evolving in West Africa
Trends Microbiol, 23 (7), 387-8
PubMed 25986056

Tao XY, Guo ZY, Li H, Jiao WT, Shen XX, Zhu WY, Rayner S, Tang Q (2015)
Rabies Cases in the West of China Have Two Distinct Origins
PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 9 (10), e0004140
PubMed 26484668

Xu K, Yuan Z, Rayner S, Hu X (2015)
Genome comparison provides molecular insights into the phylogeny of the reassigned new genus Lysinibacillus
BMC Genomics, 16, 140
PubMed 25888315

Yin F, Wu Z, Fang W, Wu C, Rayner S, Han M, Deng F, Du R, Liu J, Wang M, Wang H, Ning Q, Hu Z (2015)
Resistant mutations and quasispecies complexity of hepatitis B virus during telbivudine treatment
J Gen Virol, 96 (11), 3302-12
PubMed 26382925

Zhao F, Shen ZZ, Liu ZY, Zeng WB, Cheng S, Ma YP, Rayner S, Yang B, Qiao GH, Jiang HF, Gao S, Zhu H, Xu FQ, Ruan Q, Luo MH (2015)
Identification and BAC construction of Han, the first characterized HCMV clinical strain in China
J Med Virol, 88 (5), 859-70
PubMed 26426373

Publications 2014

Fu YR, Liu XJ, Li XJ, Shen ZZ, Yang B, Wu CC, Li JF, Miao LF, Ye HQ, Qiao GH, Rayner S, Chavanas S, Davrinche C, Britt WJ, Tang Q, McVoy M, Mocarski E, Luo MH (2014)
MicroRNA miR-21 attenuates human cytomegalovirus replication in neural cells by targeting Cdc25a
J Virol, 89 (2), 1070-82
PubMed 25378484

Han N, Adams J, Chen P, Guo ZY, Zhong XF, Fang W, Li N, Wen L, Tao XY, Yuan ZM, Rayner S (2014)
Comparison of genotypes I and III in Japanese encephalitis virus reveals distinct differences in their genetic and host diversity
J Virol, 88 (19), 11469-79
PubMed 25056890

Liu H, Han N, Fang W, Adams J, Zheng K, Li T, Hu Z, Rayner S (2014)
The limited number of available nucleotide and protein sequence data from the recent H7N9 cases in China impeded investigation and characterization of the outbreak
Virol Sin, 29 (2), 126-7
PubMed 24664817

Song M, Tang Q, Rayner S, Tao XY, Li H, Guo ZY, Shen XX, Jiao WT, Fang W, Wang J, Liang GD (2014)
Human rabies surveillance and control in China, 2005-2012
BMC Infect Dis, 14, 212
PubMed 24742224

Song M, Tang Q, Rayner S, Tao XY, Shen XX, Liang GD (2014)
Factors influencing the number of rabies cases in children in China
Biomed Environ Sci, 27 (8), 627-32
PubMed 25189609

Yu F, Zhang G, Zhong X, Han N, Song Y, Zhao L, Cui M, Rayner S, Fu ZF (2014)
Comparison of complete genome sequences of dog rabies viruses isolated from China and Mexico reveals key amino acid changes that may be associated with virus replication and virulence
Arch Virol, 159 (7), 1593-601
PubMed 24395077

Zhu L, Liu J, Liang F, Rayner S, Xiong J (2014)
Predicting response to preoperative chemotherapy agents by identifying drug action on modeled microRNA regulation networks
PLoS One, 9 (5), e98140
PubMed 24848634

Publications 2013

Chen P, Gan Y, Han N, Fang W, Li J, Zhao F, Hu K, Rayner S (2013)
Computational evolutionary analysis of the overlapped surface (S) and polymerase (P) region in hepatitis B virus indicates the spacer domain in P is crucial for survival
PLoS One, 8 (4), e60098
PubMed 23577084

Guo Z, Tao X, Yin C, Han N, Yu J, Li H, Liu H, Fang W, Adams J, Wang J, Liang G, Tang Q, Rayner S (2013)
National borders effectively halt the spread of rabies: the current rabies epidemic in China is dislocated from cases in neighboring countries
PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 7 (1), e2039
PubMed 23383359

Huang Y, Tang Q, Rayner S, Gong K, Song B, Liang GD (2013)
Pathogenicity of rabies viruses isolated in China: two fixed strains and a street strain
Biomed Environ Sci, 26 (7), 552-61
PubMed 23895700

Li L, Han N, Lu J, Li T, Zhong X, Wu H, Rayner S, Chen L, Liu Y, Wang X, Li H, Li J (2013)
Genetic characterization and transmitted drug resistance of the HIV type 1 epidemic in men who have sex with men in Beijing, China
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses, 29 (3), 633-7
PubMed 23121221

Pan X, Li XJ, Liu XJ, Yuan H, Li JF, Duan YL, Ye HQ, Fu YR, Qiao GH, Wu CC, Yang B, Tian XH, Hu KH, Miao LF, Chen XL, Zheng J, Rayner S, Schwartz PH, Britt WJ, Xu J, Luo MH (2013)
Later passages of neural progenitor cells from neonatal brain are more permissive for human cytomegalovirus infection
J Virol, 87 (20), 10968-79
PubMed 23903847

Tao X, Han N, Guo Z, Tang Q, Rayner S, Liang G (2013)
Molecular characterization of China human rabies vaccine strains
Virol Sin, 28 (2), 116-23
PubMed 23575734

Tao XY, Tang Q, Rayner S, Guo ZY, Li H, Lang SL, Yin CP, Han N, Fang W, Adams J, Song M, Liang GD (2013)
Molecular phylodynamic analysis indicates lineage displacement occurred in Chinese rabies epidemics between 1949 to 2010
PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 7 (7), e2294
PubMed 23875035

Wang L, Wu H, Tao X, Li H, Rayner S, Liang G, Tang Q (2013)
Genetic and evolutionary characterization of RABVs from China using the phosphoprotein gene
Virol J, 10, 14
PubMed 23294868

Wu H, Wang L, Tao X, Li H, Rayner S, Liang G, Tang Q (2013)
Genetic diversity and molecular evolution of the rabies virus matrix protein gene in China
Infect Genet Evol, 16, 248-53
PubMed 23453987

Yang CQ, Miao LF, Pan X, Wu CC, Rayner S, Mocarski ES, Ye HQ, Luo MH (2013)
Natural antisense transcripts of UL123 packaged in human cytomegalovirus virions
Arch Virol, 159 (1), 147-51
PubMed 23884634

Ye Y, Wei B, Wen L, Rayner S (2013)
BlastGraph: a comparative genomics tool based on BLAST and graph algorithms
Bioinformatics, 29 (24), 3222-4
PubMed 24068035

Zhou Z, Deng F, Han N, Wang H, Sun S, Zhang Y, Hu Z, Rayner S (2013)
Reassortment and migration analysis of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus
J Gen Virol, 94 (Pt 11), 2536-48
PubMed 23939975

Publications 2012

Adams JT, Gray DJ, Rayner S (2012)
Observation of non-principal plane neutral points in the upwelling polarized light field above a water surface
Appl Opt, 51 (22), 5387-91
PubMed 22859026

Duan Y, Miao L, Ye H, Yang C, Fu B, Schwartz PH, Rayner S, Fortunato EA, Luo MH (2012)
A faster immunofluorescence assay for tracking infection progress of human cytomegalovirus
Acta Biochim Biophys Sin (Shanghai), 44 (7), 597-605
PubMed 22659494

Hou D, Zhang L, Deng F, Fang W, Wang R, Liu X, Guo L, Rayner S, Chen X, Wang H, Hu Z (2012)
Comparative proteomics reveal fundamental structural and functional differences between the two progeny phenotypes of a baculovirus
J Virol, 87 (2), 829-39
PubMed 23115289

Hu C, Xiong N, Zhang Y, Rayner S, Chen S (2012)
Functional characterization of lipase in the pathogenesis of Staphylococcus aureus
Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 419 (4), 617-20
PubMed 22369949

Hu Y, Feng L, Li Y, Zhang Y, Lu P, Rayner S, Chen S (2012)
Ribosomal binding site switching: an effective strategy for high-throughput cloning constructions
PLoS One, 7 (11), e50142
PubMed 23185557

Huanyu W, Haiyan W, Shihong F, Guifang L, Hong L, Xiaoyan G, Lizhi S, Rayner S, Aiqiang X, Guodong L (2012)
Isolation and identification of a distinct strain of Culex Flavivirus from mosquitoes collected in Mainland China
Virol J, 9, 73
PubMed 22452813

Lu P, Zhang Y, Li L, Hu Y, Huang L, Li Y, Rayner S, Chen S (2012)
Small non-coding RNA SraG regulates the operon YPK_1206-1205 in Yersinia pseudotuberculosis
FEMS Microbiol Lett, 331 (1), 37-43
PubMed 22428705

Qin B, Budeus B, Cao L, Wu C, Wang Y, Zhang X, Rayner S, Hoffmann D, Lu M, Chen X (2012)
The amino acid substitutions rtP177G and rtF249A in the reverse transcriptase domain of hepatitis B virus polymerase reduce the susceptibility to tenofovir
Antiviral Res, 97 (2), 93-100
PubMed 23261845

Wang L, Lv X, Zhai Y, Fu S, Wang D, Rayner S, Tang Q, Liang G (2012)
Genomic characterization of a novel virus of the family Tymoviridae isolated from mosquitoes
PLoS One, 7 (7), e39845
PubMed 22848363

Yin CP, Zhou H, Wu H, Tao XY, Rayner S, Wang SM, Tang Q, Liang GD (2012)
Analysis on factors related to rabies epidemic in China from 2007-2011
Virol Sin, 27 (2), 132-43
PubMed 22492004

Yu J, Li H, Tang Q, Rayner S, Han N, Guo Z, Liu H, Adams J, Fang W, Tao X, Wang S, Liang G (2012)
The spatial and temporal dynamics of rabies in China
PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 6 (5), e1640
PubMed 22563518

Yu PC, Noguchi A, Inoue S, Tang Q, Rayner S, Liang GD (2012)
Comparison of RFFIT tests with different standard sera and testing procedures
Virol Sin, 27 (3), 187-93
PubMed 22684473

Publications 2011

Chen P, Rayner S, Hu KH (2011)
Advances of bioinformatics tools applied in virus epitopes prediction
Virol Sin, 26 (1), 1-7
PubMed 21331885

Han N, Rayner S (2011)
Epidemiology and mutational analysis of global strains of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus
Virol Sin, 26 (4), 229-44
PubMed 21847754

Pan XL, Liu H, Wang HY, Fu SH, Liu HZ, Zhang HL, Li MH, Gao XY, Wang JL, Sun XH, Lu XJ, Zhai YG, Meng WS, He Y, Wang HQ, Han N, Wei B, Wu YG, Feng Y, Yang DJ, Wang LH, Tang Q, Xia G, Kurane I, Rayner S et al. (2011)
Emergence of genotype I of Japanese encephalitis virus as the dominant genotype in Asia
J Virol, 85 (19), 9847-53
PubMed 21697481

Qiu J, Qin B, Rayner S, Wu CC, Pei RJ, Xu S, Wang Y, Chen XW (2011)
Novel evidence suggests Hepatitis B virus surface proteins participate in regulation of HBV genome replication
Virol Sin, 26 (2), 131-8
PubMed 21468936

Wei B, Han N, Liu HZ, Rayner A, Rayner S (2011)
Use of mutual information arrays to predict coevolving sites in the full length HIV gp120 protein for subtypes B and C
Virol Sin, 26 (2), 95-104
PubMed 21468932

Wu Y, Wei B, Liu H, Li T, Rayner S (2011)
MiRPara: a SVM-based software tool for prediction of most probable microRNA coding regions in genome scale sequences
BMC Bioinformatics, 12, 107
PubMed 21504621

Zhao JR, Li YD, Pan LM, Zhu N, Ni HX, Xu GZ, Jiang YZ, Huo XX, Xu JQ, Xia H, Han N, Tang S, Zhang Z, Kou Z, Rayner S, Li TX (2011)
Genetic characteristics of 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza a viruses isolated from Mainland China
Virol Sin, 26 (6), 418-27
PubMed 22160942

Publications 2010

Xiong J, Liu J, Rayner S, Li Y, Chen S (2010)
Protein-protein interaction reveals synergistic discrimination of cancer phenotype
Cancer Inform, 9, 61-6
PubMed 20458363

Xiong J, Liu J, Rayner S, Tian Z, Li Y, Chen S (2010)
Pre-clinical drug prioritization via prognosis-guided genetic interaction networks
PLoS One, 5 (11), e13937
PubMed 21085674

Yin Y, Xiao Y, Liu HZ, Hao F, Rayner S, Tang H, Zhou NY (2010)
Characterization of catabolic meta-nitrophenol nitroreductase from Cupriavidus necator JMP134
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol, 87 (6), 2077-85
PubMed 20508930

Zhang Y, Hu Y, Yang B, Ma F, Lu P, Li L, Wan C, Rayner S, Chen S (2010)
Duckweed (Lemna minor) as a model plant system for the study of human microbial pathogenesis
PLoS One, 5 (10), e13527
PubMed 21049039

Publications 2009

Fu B, Sun F, Li B, Yang L, Zeng Y, Sun X, Xu F, Rayner S, Guadalupe M, Gao SJ, Wang L (2009)
Seroprevalence of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus and risk factors in Xinjiang, China
J Med Virol, 81 (8), 1422-31
PubMed 19551832

Jiang Y, Deng F, Rayner S, Wang H, Hu Z (2009)
Evidence of a major role of GP64 in group I alphabaculovirus evolution
Virus Res, 142 (1-2), 85-91
PubMed 19428740

Ming P, Yan J, Rayner S, Meng S, Xu G, Tang Q, Wu J, Luo J, Yang X (2009)
A history estimate and evolutionary analysis of rabies virus variants in China
J Gen Virol, 91 (Pt 3), 759-64
PubMed 19889927

Pan XL, Wang HY, Fu SH, Hian N, Liu HZ, Rayner S, Hang GD (2009)
[Molecular characterization of full-length genome of Japanese encephalitis virus strain patient's cerebrospinal fluid in China]
Zhonghua Shi Yan He Lin Chuang Bing Du Xue Za Zhi, 23 (1), 26-8
PubMed 19799010

Publications 2008

Deng X, Deng X, Rayner S, Liu X, Zhang Q, Yang Y, Li N (2008)
DHPC: a new tool to express genome structural features
Genomics, 91 (5), 476-83
PubMed 18343093

Deng X, Liu H, Shao Y, Rayner S, Yang R (2008)
The epidemic origin and molecular properties of B': a founder strain of the HIV-1 transmission in Asia
AIDS, 22 (14), 1851-8
PubMed 18753865

Li X, Jin H, Wu Z, Rayner S, Wang B (2008)
A continuous process to extract plasmid DNA based on alkaline lysis
Nat Protoc, 3 (2), 176-80
PubMed 18274518

Publications 2007

Li X, Jin H, Wu Z, Rayner S, Yin J, Yu Y, Zhang W, He Z, Wang C, Wang B (2007)
An automated process to extract plasmid DNA by alkaline lysis
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol, 75 (5), 1217-23
PubMed 17387470

Publications 2006

Xiong J, Rayner S, Luo K, Li Y, Chen S (2006)
Genome wide prediction of protein function via a generic knowledge discovery approach based on evidence integration
BMC Bioinformatics, 7, 268
PubMed 16725034

Publications 2002

Livesay EA, Liu YH, Luebke KJ, Irick J, Belosludtsev Y, Rayner S, Balog R, Johnston SA (2002)
A scalable high-throughput chemical synthesizer
Genome Res, 12 (12), 1950-60
PubMed 12466300

Rombel IT, Sykes KF, Rayner S, Johnston SA (2002)
ORF-FINDER: a vector for high-throughput gene identification
Gene, 282 (1-2), 33-41
PubMed 11814675