Lingyi Lynn Deng, PhD

Research Associate Professor, Medicine

650 Albany St Evans Biomed Research Ctr


Expertise includes: Glycobiology; Carbohydrate biochemistry; Metabolic biochemistry and physiology; Lipid biochemistry; Enzymology; Bacterial cell wall biology; and Bacteriology.

Other Positions

  • Center Faculty Member, Analytical Instrumentation Core, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Center Faculty Member, Center for Global Health & Development , Boston University School of Public Health


  • University of Minnesota, PhD
  • University of Science and Technology of China, MS


  • Published on 1/2/2019

    Gustine JN, Au MB, Haserick JR, Hett EC, Rubin EJ, Gibson FC, Deng LL. Cell Wall Hydrolytic Enzymes Enhance Antimicrobial Drug Activity Against Mycobacterium. Curr Microbiol. 2019 Apr; 76(4):398-409. PMID: 30603964.

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  • Published on 6/25/2013

    Wong S, Bhasin S, Serra C, Yu Y, Deng L, Guo W. Lopinavir/Ritonavir Impairs Physical Strength in Association with Reduced Igf1 Expression in Skeletal Muscle of Older Mice. J AIDS Clin Res. 2013 Jun 25; 4:216. PMID: 26251758.

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  • Published on 6/12/2010

    Brooks WW, Shen S, Conrad CH, Goldstein RH, Deng LL, Bing OH. Transcriptional changes associated with recovery from heart failure in the SHR. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2010 Sep; 49(3):390-401. PMID: 20547165.

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  • Published on 4/6/2010

    Deng LL, Alexander AA, Lei S, Anderson JS. The Cell Wall Teichuronic Acid Synthetase (TUAS) Is an Enzyme Complex Located in the Cytoplasmic Membrane of Micrococcus luteus. Biochem Res Int. 2010; 2010:395758. PMID: 21188072.

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  • Published on 2/15/2008

    Hett EC, Chao MC, Deng LL, Rubin EJ. A mycobacterial enzyme essential for cell division synergizes with resuscitation-promoting factor. PLoS Pathog. 2008 Feb 15; 4(2):e1000001. PMID: 18463693.

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  • Published on 10/4/2007

    Hett EC, Chao MC, Steyn AJ, Fortune SM, Deng LL, Rubin EJ. A partner for the resuscitation-promoting factors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Mol Microbiol. 2007 Nov; 66(3):658-68. PMID: 17919286.

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  • Published on 11/11/2004

    Deng LL, Humphries DE, Arbeit RD, Carlton LE, Smole SC, Carroll JD. Identification of a novel peptidoglycan hydrolase CwlM in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2005 Feb 14; 1747(1):57-66. PMID: 15680239.

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  • Published on 3/17/2000

    Deng L, Kasper DL, Krick TP, Wessels MR. Characterization of the linkage between the type III capsular polysaccharide and the bacterial cell wall of group B Streptococcus. J Biol Chem. 2000 Mar 17; 275(11):7497-504. PMID: 10713053.

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  • Published on 8/1/1999

    Kiser KB, Bhasin N, Deng L, Lee JC. Staphylococcus aureus cap5P encodes a UDP-N-acetylglucosamine 2-epimerase with functional redundancy. J Bacteriol. 1999 Aug; 181(16):4818-24. PMID: 10438750.

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  • Published on 1/3/1997

    Deng L, Anderson JS. Biosynthesis of teichuronic acid in the bacterial cell wall. Purification and characterization of the glucosyltransferase of Micrococcus luteus. J Biol Chem. 1997 Jan 3; 272(1):479-85. PMID: 8995286.

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