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Chong, S.†; Mir, M. (2021) "Towards decoding the sequence-based grammar governing the functions of intrinsically disordered protein regions" Journal of Molecular Biology, 433, 166724. †Corresponding author


Esbin, M. N.; Whitney, O. N.; Chong, S.; Maurer, A.; Darzacq, X.; Tjian, R. (2020) “Overcoming the Bottleneck to Widespread Testing: A Rapid Review of Nucleic Acid Testing Approaches for COVID-19 Detection” RNA, 26, 771-783. 

Wan, L.; Chong, S.*; Xuan, F.*; Liang, A.*; Cui, X.; Gates, L.; Carroll, T.; Li, Y.; Feng, L.; Chen, G.; Wang, S.-P.; Ortiz, M.; Daley, S.; Wang, X.; Xuan, H.; Kentsis, A.; Muir, T.; Roeder, R. G.; Li, H.; Li, W.; Tjian, R.; Wen, H.; Allis, C. D. (2020) “Impaired Cell Fate by Gain-of-Function Mutations in a Chromatin Reader” Nature, 577, 121-126. *Equal contribution


Chong, S.; Dugast-Darzacq, C.; Liu, Z.; Dong, P.; Dailey, G. M.; Cattoglio, C.; Heckert, A.; Banala, S.; Lavis, L.; Darzacq, X.; Tjian, R. (2018) “Imaging Dynamic and Selective Low-Complexity Domain Interactions That Control Gene Transcription” Science, 361, eaar2555. 


Chong, S.*; Chen, C.*; Ge, H.; Xie, X. S. (2014) “Mechanism of Transcriptional Bursting in Bacteria” Cell, 158, 314-326. *Equal contribution 


Kim, S.*; Broströmer, E.*; Xing, D.*; Jin, J.*; Chong, S.; Ge, H.; Wang, S.; Gu, C.; Yang, L.; Gao, Y. Q.; Su, X.; Sun, Y.; Xie, X. S. (2013) “Probing Allostery Through DNA” Science, 339, 816-819. *Equal contribution


Chong, S.*; Min, W.*; Xie, X. S. (2010) “Ground-State Depletion Microscopy: Detection Sensitivity of Single-Molecule Optical Absorption at Room Temperature” J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 1, 3316-3322. *Equal contribution

Chong, S.*; Min, W.*; Xie, X. S. (2010) “Ground-State Depletion Microscopy: Detection Sensitivity of Single-Molecule Optical Absorption at Room Temperature” J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 1, 3316-3322. *Equal contribution

Lu, S.*; Min, W.*; Chong, S.; Holtom, G. R. & Xie, X. S. (2010) “Label-Free Imaging of Heme Proteins with Two-Photon Excited Photothermal Lens Microscopy” Appl. Phys. Lett., 96, 113701. *Equal contribution


Min, W.*; Lu, S.*; Chong, S.; Roy, R.; Holtom, G. R. & Xie, X. S. (2009) “Imaging Chromophores with Undetectable Fluorescence by Stimulated Emission Microscopy” Nature, 461, 1105-1109. *Equal contribution

Fu, Y.; Wang, H.-J.; Chong, S.; Guo, Q.-X. & Liu, L. (2009) “An Extensive Ylide Thermodynamic Stability Scale Predicted by First-Principle Calculation” J. Org. Chem., 74, 810-819.

Before 2009

Shi, J.; Chong, S.; Fu, Y.; Liu, L. & Guo, Q.-X. (2008) “Ring Opening versus Ring Expansion in Rearrangement of Bicyclic Cyclobutylcarbinyl Radicals” J. Org. Chem., 73, 974-982.

Chong, S.; Fu, Y.; Liu, L. & Guo, Q.-X. (2007) “O-H Bond Dissociation Enthalpies of Oximes: A Theoretical Assessment and Experimental Implications” J. Phys. Chem. A, 111, 13112-13125.