Dr. Fang-Ting Liang
Associate Professor
Pathobiological Sciences (PBS)
(225) 578-9684

 Publications:
Journal Article, Academic Journal:
  • Similarity in murine infection and immune response to Borrelia bissettii and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto, Leydet, Brain; Liang, Fang-Ting, 2015, Microbiology , Volume: 161, Pages: 2351
  • Detection of Lyme Borrelia in questing ticks and small mammals in Louisiana, Liang, Fang-Ting; Leydet, Brian, 2014, J Med Entomol , Volume: 51
  • Increasing RpoS expression causes Cell Death in Borrelia burgdorferi, Liang, Fang-Ting; Chen, Linxu; Ge, Yihe; Liu, Jun, 2013, PloS One
  • Borrelia burgdorferi oxidative stress regulator BosR directly represses lipoproteins primarily expressed in the tick during mammalian infection, Liang, Fang-Ting; Wang, P; Dadhwal, Poonam; Cheng, Z; Zianni, M; Kudryashov, D; Musier-Forsyth , K; Rikihisa, Y; Li, Xin, 2013, Molecular Microbiology , Volume: 89
  • Detection of human bacterial pathogens in ticks collected from Louisiana black bears (Ursus americanus luteolus), Liang, Fang-Ting; Leydet, Brian, 2013, Ticks Tick Borne Dis , Volume: 4, Pages: 191-6
  • RpoS regulates essential virulence factors remaining to be identified in Borrelia burgdorferi, Liang, Fang-Ting; Xu, Quilong; Shi, Yanlin; Dadhwal, Poonam, 2012, PLoS One , Volume: 7, Pages: e53212
  • Outer surface protein C is a dissemination-facilitating factor of Borrelia burgdorferi during murine infection, Seemanapalli, Sunita; Liang, Fang-Ting; Xu, Quilong, 2010, PLoS One , Volume: 5, Pages: e15830
  • BB0250 of Borrelia burgdorferi is a conserved and essential inner membrane protein required for cell division, Xu, Quilong; Liang, Fang-Ting; Sikder, Rakesh; Xiao, Ying; Cox, James; Doerrler, William, 2010, J Bacteriol , Volume: 192, Pages: 6105-6115
  • Two regulatory elements required for enhancing ospA expression in Borrelia burgdorferi grown in vitro but repressing during mammalian infection, Xu, Quilong; Liang, Fang-Ting; McShan, Krsty, 2010, Microbiology , Volume: 156, Pages: 2194-2204
  • Inactivation of a putative flagellar motor switch protein FliG1 prevents Borrelia burgdorferi from swimming in a highly viscous medium and blocks its infectivity, Li, Chunhao; Liang, Fang-Ting; Xu, Huang; Zhang, Kai, 2010, Mol. Microbiol. , Volume: 75, Pages: 1563-1576