Lobysheva E., Taylor C.M., Marshall G.R., & Kisselev O.G. (2018). “Tauroursodeoxycholic acid binds to the G-protein site on light activated rhodopsin.” Exp Eye Res. 2018 May;170:51-57. doi: 10.1016/j.exer.2018.02.015. Epub 2018 Feb 16. (Abstract)
Author: Nicholas Caito
Domains within RbpA serve specific functional roles that regulate the expression of distinct mycobacterial gene subsets.
Prusa J., Jensen D., Santiago-Collazo G., Pope S.S., Garner A.L., Miller J.J., Ruiz Manzano A., Galburt E.A., & Stallings C.L. (2018). “Domains within RbpA serve specific functional roles that regulate the expression of distinct mycobacterial gene subsets.” J Bacteriol. 2018 Apr 23. pii: JB.00690-17. doi: 10.1128/JB.00690-17. (Abstract)
MFN2 agonists reverse mitochondrial defects in preclinical models of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2A.
Rocha A.G., Franco A., Krezel A.M., Rumsey J.M., Alberti J.M., Knight W.C., Biris N., Zacharioudakis E., Janetka J.W., Baloh R.H., Kitsis R.N., Mochly-Rosen D., Townsend R.R., Gavathiotis E., & Dorn G.W. 2nd (2018). “MFN2 agonists reverse mitochondrial defects in preclinical models of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2A.” Science. 2018 Apr 20;360(6386):336-341. doi: 10.1126/science.aao1785. (Abstract)
Dr. William Frazier will receive the Chancellor’s Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton will present Dr. Frazier and two others with awards during a ceremony October 5th, 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Clayton.
“Professors Achilefu, Elgin and Frazier represent the very best of Washington University and join the distinguished company of previous winners who have worked creatively and diligently to discover and disseminate new knowledge that brings great benefit to society,” Wrighton said.
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Bodmer N.K. & Havranek J.J. (2018). “Efficient minimization of multipole electrostatic potentials in torsion space.” PLoS One. 2018 Apr 11;13(4):e0195578. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0195578. eCollection 2018. (Abstract)
April 9th, 2018 – Jim Janetka, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, and Co-Founder of ProteXase Therapeutics, Inc., along with Lidija Klampfer, PhD, Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of ProteXase Therapeutics, Inc., received a one-year SBIR grant award from the National Cancer Institute for their research entitled “Targeting Hepatocyte Growth Factor with Protease Inhibitors in Lung Cancer”.
April 2nd, 2018 – Michael Greenberg, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, received a five-year grant award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for his work entitled “Regulation of cardiac power output in health and disease”.
Lohman T.M. & Fazio N.T. (2018) “How Does a Helicase Unwind DNA? Insights from RecBCD Helicase.” Bioessays. 2018 Mar 30. doi: 10.1002/bies.201800009. [Epub ahead of print] (Abstract)
Antony E. & Lohman T.M. (2018) “Dynamics of E. coli single stranded DNA binding (SSB) protein-DNA complexes.” Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2018 Mar 30. pii: S1084-9521(17)30432-9. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2018.03.017. [Epub ahead of print] (Abstract)
Internal friction in an intrinsically disordered protein-Comparing Rouse-like models with experiments.
Soranno A., Zosel F., & Hofmann H. (2018). “Internal friction in an intrinsically disordered protein-Comparing Rouse-like models with experiments.” J Chem Phys. 2018 Mar 28;148(12):123326. doi: 10.1063/1.5009286. (Abstract)