Dr Xaria Li

Postdoctoral Research Officer

School of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine

Overview

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours), The University of Queensland
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Publications

Journal Article

  • Li, Xaria X., Fung, Jenny N., Clark, Richard J., Lee, John D. and Woodruff, Trent M. (2024). Cell-intrinsic C5a synergizes with Dectin-1 in macrophages to mediate fungal killing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 121 (5), e2314627121. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2314627121

  • Li, Xaria X. and Woodruff, Trent M. (2023). Protocol for cell-based screening assay to measure ERK1/2 phosphorylation as a readout for complement receptor activation. STAR Protocols, 4 (4) 102758, 102758. doi: 10.1016/j.xpro.2023.102758

  • Yadav, Manish K., Maharana, Jagannath, Yadav, Ravi, Saha, Shirsha, Sarma, Parishmita, Soni, Chahat, Singh, Vinay, Saha, Sayantan, Ganguly, Manisankar, Li, Xaria X., Mohapatra, Samanwita, Mishra, Sudha, Khant, Htet A., Chami, Mohamed, Woodruff, Trent M., Banerjee, Ramanuj, Shukla, Arun K. and Gati, Cornelius (2023). Molecular basis of anaphylatoxin binding, activation, and signaling bias at complement receptors. Cell, 186 (22), 4956-4973.e21. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2023.09.020

  • Alexander, Stephen P. H., Christopoulos, Arthur, Davenport, Anthony P., Kelly, Eamonn, Mathie, Alistair A., Peters, John A., Veale, Emma L., Armstrong, Jane F., Faccenda, Elena, Harding, Simon D., Davies, Jamie A., Abbracchio, Maria Pia, Abraham, George, Agoulnik, Alexander, Alexander, Wayne, Al‐hosaini, Khaled, Bäck, Magnus, Baker, Jillian G., Barnes, Nicholas M., Bathgate, Ross, Beaulieu, Jean‐Martin, Beck‐Sickinger, Annette G., Behrens, Maik, Bernstein, Kenneth E., Bettler, Bernhard, Birdsall, Nigel J. M., Blaho, Victoria, Boulay, Francois, Bousquet, Corinne ... Ye, Richard D. (2023). The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2023/24: G protein-coupled receptors. British Journal of Pharmacology, 180 (S2), S23-S144. doi: 10.1111/bph.16177

  • Cianciulli, Antonia, Coulthard, Liam, Hawksworth, Owen, Lee, John D., Li, Xaria X., Mitolo, Vincenzo, Monk, Peter, Panaro, Maria A. and Woodruff, Trent M. (2023). Complement peptide receptors in GtoPdb v.2023.1. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to Pharmacology CITE, 2023 (1). doi: 10.2218/gtopdb/f5/2023.1

  • Li, Xaria X., Lee, John D., Lee, Han S., Clark, Richard J. and Woodruff, Trent M. (2023). TLQP-21 is a low potency partial C3aR activator on human primary macrophages. Frontiers in Immunology, 14 1086673, 1-10. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2023.1086673

  • Albornoz, Eduardo A., Amarilla, Alberto A., Modhiran, Naphak, Parker, Sandra, Li, Xaria X., Wijesundara, Danushka K., Aguado, Julio, Zamora, Adriana Pliego, McMillan, Christopher L. D., Liang, Benjamin, Peng, Nias Y. G., Sng, Julian D. J., Saima, Fatema Tuj, Fung, Jenny N., Lee, John D., Paramitha, Devina, Parry, Rhys, Avumegah, Michael S., Isaacs, Ariel, Lo, Martin W., Miranda-Chacon, Zaray, Bradshaw, Daniella, Salinas-Rebolledo, Constanza, Rajapakse, Niwanthi W., Wolvetang, Ernst J., Munro, Trent P., Rojas-Fernandez, Alejandro, Young, Paul R., Stacey, Katryn J. ... Woodruff, Trent M. (2023). SARS-CoV-2 drives NLRP3 inflammasome activation in human microglia through spike protein. Molecular Psychiatry, 28 (7), 2878-2893. doi: 10.1038/s41380-022-01831-0

  • Xu, Weizhi, Kumar, Vinod, Cui, Cedric S., Li, Xaria X., Whittaker, Andrew K., Xu, Zhi Ping, Smith, Maree T., Woodruff, Trent M. and Han, Felicity Y (2022). Success in navigating hurdles to oral delivery of a bioactive peptide complement antagonist through use of nanoparticles to increase bioavailability and in vivo efficacy. Advanced Therapeutics, 5 (12) 2200109, 2200109. doi: 10.1002/adtp.202200109

  • Li, Xaria X., Gorman, Declan M., Lee, John D., Clark, Richard J. and Woodruff, Trent M. (2021). Unexpected off-target activities for recombinant C5a in human macrophages. Journal of Immunology, 208 (1), 133-142. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.2100444

  • Gorman, Declan M., Li, Xaria X., Payne, Colton D., Cui, Cedric S., Lee, John D., Rosengren, K. Johan, Woodruff, Trent M. and Clark, Richard J. (2021). Development of synthetic human and mouse C5a: application to binding and functional assays in vitro and in vivo. ACS Pharmacology and Translational Science, 4 (6) acsptsci.1c00199, 1808-1817. doi: 10.1021/acsptsci.1c00199

  • Gorman, Declan M., Li, Xaria X., Lee, John D., Fung, Jenny N., Cui, Cedric S., Lee, Han Siean, Rolfe, Barbara E., Woodruff, Trent M. and Clark, Richard J. (2021). Development of Potent and Selective Agonists for Complement C5a Receptor 1 with In Vivo Activity. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 64 (22) acs.jmedchem.1c01174, 16598-16608. doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.1c01174

  • Li, Xaria X., Clark, Richard J. and Woodruff, Trent M. (2021). Anaphylatoxin receptor promiscuity for commonly used complement C5a peptide agonists. International Immunopharmacology, 100 108074, 108074. doi: 10.1016/j.intimp.2021.108074

  • Pandey, Shubhi, Kumari, Punita, Baidya, Mithu, Kise, Ryoji, Cao, Yubo, Dwivedi-Agnihotri, Hemlata, Banerjee, Ramanuj, Li, Xaria X., Cui, Cedric S., Lee, John D., Kawakami, Kouki, Maharana, Jagannath, Ranjan, Ashutosh, Chaturvedi, Madhu, Jhingan, Gagan Deep, Laporte, Stéphane A., Woodruff, Trent M., Inoue, Asuka and Shukla, Arun K. (2021). Intrinsic bias at non-canonical, β-arrestin-coupled seven transmembrane receptors. Molecular Cell, 81 (22), 4605-4621.e11. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2021.09.007

  • Han, Felicity Y., Xu, Weizhi, Kumar, Vinod, Cui, Cedric S., Li, Xaria, Jiang, Xingyu, Woodruff, Trent M., Whittaker, Andrew K. and Smith, Maree T. (2021). Optimisation of a microfluidic method for the delivery of a small peptide. Pharmaceutics, 13 (9) 1505, 1505. doi: 10.3390/pharmaceutics13091505

  • Alexander, Stephen PH, Christopoulos, Arthur, Davenport, Anthony P, Kelly, Eamonn, Mathie, Alistair, Peters, John A, Veale, Emma L, Armstrong, Jane F, Faccenda, Elena, Harding, Simon D, Pawson, Adam J, Southan, Christopher, Davies, Jamie A, Abbracchio, Maria Pia, Alexander, Wayne, Al‐hosaini, Khaled, Bäck, Magnus, Barnes, Nicholas M., Bathgate, Ross, Beaulieu, Jean‐Martin, Bernstein, Kenneth E., Bettler, Bernhard, Birdsall, Nigel J.M., Blaho, Victoria, Boulay, Francois, Bousquet, Corinne, Bräuner‐Osborne, Hans, Burnstock, Geoffrey, Caló, Girolamo ... Ye, Richard D. (2021). The concise guide to pharmacology 2021/22: G protein‐coupled receptors. British Journal of Pharmacology, 178 (S1), S27-S156. doi: 10.1111/bph.15538

  • Cianciulli, Antonia, Coulthard, Liam, Hawksworth, Owen, Lee, John D., Li, Xaria X., Mitolo, Vincenzo, Monk, Peter, Panaro, Maria A. and Woodruff, Trent M. (2021). Complement peptide receptors in GtoPdb v.2021.3. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to Pharmacology CITE, 2021 (3). doi: 10.2218/gtopdb/f5/2021.3

  • Li, Xaria X., Kumar, Vinod, Clark, Richard J., Lee, John D. and Woodruff, Trent M. (2021). The “C3aR Antagonist” SB290157 is a partial C5aR2 agonist. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 11 591398, 591398. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2020.591398

  • Li, Xaria X., Lee, John D., Massey, Nicholas L., Guan, Carolyn, Robertson, Avril A. B., Clark, Richard J. and Woodruff, Trent M. (2020). Pharmacological characterisation of small molecule C5aR1 inhibitors in human cells reveals biased activities for signalling and function. Biochemical Pharmacology, 180 114156, 114156. doi: 10.1016/j.bcp.2020.114156

  • Li, Xaria X., Clark, Richard J. and Woodruff, Trent M. (2020). C5aR2 activation broadly modulates the signaling and function of primary human macrophages. Journal of Immunology, 205 (4), 1-11. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.2000407

  • Pandey, Shubhi, Maharana, Jagannath, Li, Xaria X., Woodruff, Trent M. and Shukla, Arun K. (2020). Emerging insights into the structure and function of complement C5a receptors. Trends in Biochemical Sciences, 45 (8), 693-705. doi: 10.1016/j.tibs.2020.04.004

  • Nabizadeh, Jamileh A., Manthey, Helga D., Panagides, Nadya, Steyn, Frederik J., Lee, John D., Li, Xaria X., Akhir, Fazrena N. M., Chen, Weiyu, Boyle, Glen M., Taylor, Stephen M., Woodruff, Trent M. and Rolfe, Barbara E. (2019). C5a receptors C5aR1 and C5aR2 mediate opposing pathologies in a mouse model of melanoma. FASEB Journal, 33 (10), fj201800980RR-11071. doi: 10.1096/fj.201800980rr

  • Li, Xaria X., Lee, John D., Kemper, Claudia and Woodruff, Trent M. (2019). The complement receptor C5aR2: a powerful modulator of innate and adaptive immunity. Journal of Immunology, 202 (12), 3339-3348. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1900371

  • Brennan, Faith H., Jogia, Trisha, Gillespie, Ellen R., Blomster, Linda V., Li, Xaria X., Nowlan, Bianca, Williams, Gail M., Jacobson, Esther, Osborne, Geoff W., Meunier, Frederic A., Taylor, Stephen M., Campbell, Kate E., MacDonald, Kelli P.A., Levesque, Jean-Pierre, Woodruff, Trent M. and Ruitenberg, Marc J. (2019). Complement receptor C3aR1 controls neutrophil mobilization following spinal cord injury through physiological antagonism of CXCR2. JCI Insight, 4 (9) e98254. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.98254

  • Pandey, Shubhi, Li, Xaria X., Srivastava, Ashish, Baidya, Mithu, Kumari, Punita, Dwivedi, Hemlata, Chaturvedi, Madhu, Ghosh, Eshan, Woodruff, Trent M. and Shukla, Arun K. (2019). Partial ligand-receptor engagement yields functional bias at the human complement receptor, C5aR1. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 294 (24), jbc.RA119.007485-9429. doi: 10.1074/jbc.ra119.007485

  • Hawksworth, Owen A., Li, Xaria X., Coulthard, Liam G., Wolvetang, Ernst J. and Woodruff, Trent M. (2017). New concepts on the therapeutic control of complement anaphylatoxin receptors. Molecular Immunology, 89, 36-43. doi: 10.1016/j.molimm.2017.05.015

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