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Wang, X., Sun, Q., Ding, Z., Ji, J., Wang, J., Kong, X., Yang J.H., and Cai, G*. Redefining the Modular Organization of the Core Mediator Complex. Cell Research 24: 796-808, 2014 (Cover story and highlighted by Prof. Dylan J Taatjes (Mediator redefines itself, Cell Res 24: 775-776, doi:10.1038/cr.2014.76 )

Wang, X., Wang, J., Ding, Z., Ji, J., Sun, Q., and Cai, G*. Structural flexibility and functional interaction of Mediator Cdk8 module. Protein Cell 4, 911-920, 2013 (Cover story)

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