Recent Publications


Publications by faculty, post-doctoral associates, students, and staff of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics.

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James W Janetka, Allen T Hopper, Ziping Yang, Jennifer Barks, Mary Savari Dhason, Qiuling Wang, & L David Sibley (2020). “Optimizing Pyrazolopyrimidine Inhibitors of Calcium Dependent Protein Kinase 1 for Treatment of Acute and Chronic Toxoplasmosis” J Med Chem. 2020 May 18. doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.0c00419. Online ahead of print. (Abstract)

Katarzyna Dubiel, Camille Henry, Lisanne M Spenkelink, Alexander G Kozlov, Elizabeth A Wood, Slobodan Jergic, Nicholas E Dixon, Antoine M van Oijen, Michael M Cox, Timothy M Lohman, Steven J Sandler, & James L Keck (2020). “Development of a Single-Stranded DNA-binding Protein Fluorescent Fusion Toolbox” Nucleic Acids Res. 2020 May 6;gkaa320 doi: 10.1093/nar/gkaa320. Online ahead of print. (Abstract)

Brown C.A., Hu L., Sun Z., Patel M.P., Singh S., Porter J.R., Sankaran B., Prasad B.V.V., Bowman G.R., & Palzkill T. (2020). “Antagonism between substitutions in β-lactamase explains a path not taken in the evolution of bacterial drug resistance.” J Biol Chem. 2020 Apr 16. pii: jbc.RA119.012489. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA119.012489. [Epub ahead of print] (Abstract)

Holehouse A.S. & Sukenik S. (2020). “Controlling Structural Bias in Intrinsically Disordered Proteins Using Solution Space Scanning.” J Chem Theory Comput. 2020 Mar 10;16(3):1794-1805. doi: 10.1021/acs.jctc.9b00604. Epub 2020 Feb 17. (Abstract)

Hohl M., Mojumdar A., Hailemariam S., Kuryavyi V., Ghisays F., Sorenson K., Chang M., Taylor B.S., Patel D.J., Burgers P.M., Cobb J.A., & Petrini J.H.J. (2020). “Modeling cancer genomic data in yeast reveals selection against ATM function during tumorigenesis.” PLoS Genet. 2020 Mar 18;16(3):e1008422. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1008422. [Epub ahead of print] (Abstract)

Rawlings A.E., Liravi P., Corbett S., Holehouse A.S., & Staniland S.S. (2020). “Investigating the ferric ion binding site of magnetite biomineralisation protein Mms6.” PLoS One. 2020 Feb 25;15(2):e0228708. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0228708. eCollection 2020. (Abstract)

Martin E.W., Holehouse A.S., Peran I., Farag M., Incicco J.J., Bremer A., Grace C.R., Soranno A., Pappu R.V., & Mittag T. (2020). “Valence and patterning of aromatic residues determine the phase behavior of prion-like domains.” Science. 2020 Feb 7;367(6478):694-699. doi: 10.1126/science.aaw8653. (Abstract)

Patrick McConnell, Marlene Mekel, Alex G. Kozlov, Olivia L. Mooren, Timothy M. Lohman, & John A. Cooper (2020). “Comparative analysis of CPI-motif regulation of biochemical functions of actin capping protein” bioRxiv. February 6th, 2020. doi.org/10.1101/2020.02.06.936211 (Abstract)

Greig J.A., Nguyen T.A., Lee M., Holehouse A.S., Posey A.E., Pappu R.V., & Jedd G. (2020). “Arginine-Enriched Mixed-Charge Domains Provide Cohesion for Nuclear Speckle Condensation.” Mol Cell. 2020 Feb 6. pii: S1097-2765(20)30046-0. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2020.01.025. [Epub ahead of print] (Abstract)

Choi J.M., Holehouse A.S., & Pappu R.V. (2020). “Physical Principles Underlying the Complex Biology of Intracellular Phase Transitions.” Annu Rev Biophys. 2020 Jan 31. doi: 10.1146/annurev-biophys-121219-081629. [Epub ahead of print] (Abstract)

Yang B., Hird A.W., Bodnarchuk M.S., Zheng X., Dakin L., Su Q., Daly K., Godin R., Hattersley M.M., Brassil P., Redmond S., John Russell D., & Janetka J.W. (2020). “Heteroarylamide smoothened inhibitors: Discovery of N-[2,4-dimethyl-5-(1-methylimidazol-4-yl)phenyl]-4-(2-pyridylmethoxy)benzamide (AZD8542) and N-[5-(1H-imidazol-2-yl)-2,4-dimethyl-phenyl]-4-(2- pyridylmethoxy)benzamide (AZD7254).” Bioorg Med Chem. 2020 Jan 15;28(2):115227. doi: 10.1016/j.bmc.2019.115227. Epub 2019 Dec 11. (Abstract)

Greenberg Z.J., Monlish D.A., Bartnett R.L., Yang Y., Shen G., Li W., Bednarski J.J., & Schuettpelz L.G. (2020). “The Tetraspanin CD53 Regulates Early B Cell Development by Promoting IL-7R Signaling.” J Immunol. 2020 Jan 1;204(1):58-67. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1900539. Epub 2019 Nov 20. (Abstract)

Welty R., Rau M., Pabit S., Dunstan M.S., Conn G.L., Pollack L., & Hall K.B. (2019). “Ribosomal Protein L11 Selectively Stabilizes a Tertiary Structure of the GTPase Center rRNA Domain.” J Mol Biol. 2019 Dec 24. pii: S0022-2836(19)30710-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2019.12.010. [Epub ahead of print] (Abstract)

Maybruck B.T., Lam W.C., Specht C.A., Ilagan M.X.G., Donlin M.J., & Lodge J.K. (2019). “The Aminoalkylindole BML-190 Negatively Regulates Chitosan Synthesis via the Cyclic AMP/Protein Kinase A1 Pathway in Cryptococcus neoformans.” mBio. 2019 Dec 17;10(6). pii: e02264-19. doi: 10.1128/mBio.02264-19. (Abstract)

John T. Petroff II, Ailing Tong, Lawrence Chen, Gregory T. DeKoster, Farha Khan, Jeff Abramson, Carl Frieden, & Wayland Cheng (2019). “Charge Reduction of Membrane Proteins in Native Mass Spectrometry Using Alkali Metal Acetate Salts” ChemRxiv. 2019-12-13. (Abstract)

Singh S.P., Soranno A., Sparks M.A., & Galletto R. (2019). “Branched unwinding mechanism of the Pif1 family of DNA helicases.” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Nov 19. pii: 201915654. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1915654116. [Epub ahead of print] (Abstract)

Jordan E Ezekian, Sarah R Clippinger, Jackie Garcia, Susan W Denfield, Aamir Jeewa, William Dreyer, Wenxin Zou, Yuxin Fan, Hugh D Allen, Jeffrey Kim, Michael Greenberg, & Andrew P Landstrom (2019). “The Mutation R94C InTNNT2-encoded Troponin T Predisposes to Restrictive Cardiomyopathy and Pediatric Sudden Death Through Impaired Thin Filament Relaxation Resulting in Myocardial Diastolic Dysfunction” American Heart Association, Inc. 11 Nov 2019, Circulation. 2019;140:A12139 (Abstract)

Yates L.A., Williams R.M., Hailemariam S., Ayala R., Burgers P., & Zhang X. (2019). “Cryo-EM Structure of Nucleotide-Bound Tel1ATM Unravels the Molecular Basis of Inhibition and Structural Rationale for Disease-Associated Mutations.” Structure. 2019 Nov 4. pii: S0969-2126(19)30353-3. doi: 10.1016/j.str.2019.10.012. [Epub ahead of print] (Abstract)

Sparks J.L., Gerik K.J., Stith C.M., Yoder B.L., & Burgers P.M. (2019). “The roles of fission yeast exonuclease 5 in nuclear and mitochondrial genome stability.” DNA Repair (Amst). 2019 Nov;83:102720. doi: 10.1016/j.dnarep.2019.102720. Epub 2019 Sep 21. (Abstract)

Alexander G. Kozlov, Min Kyung Shinn, & Timothy M. Lohman (2019). “Regulation of Nearest-neighbor cooperative binding of E. coli SSB protein to DNA” Biophysical Journal. 28 October 2019. doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2019.09.047 (Abstract)

Meisheng Ma, Mihaela Stoyanova, Griffin Rademacher, Susan K. Dutcher, Alan Brown, & Rui Zhang (2019). “Structure of the Decorated Ciliary Doublet Microtubule” Cell. Volume 179, Issue 4, 31 October 2019, Pages 909-922.e12. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2019.09.030 (Abstract)

Weisz D.A., Johnson V.M., Niedzwiedzki D.M., Shinn M.K., Liu H., Klitzke C.F., Gross M.L., Blankenship R.E., Lohman T.M., & Pakrasi H.B. (2019). “A novel chlorophyll protein complex in the repair cycle of photosystem II.” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Oct 22;116(43):21907-21913. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1909644116. Epub 2019 Oct 8. (Abstract)

Hailemariam S., De Bona P., Galletto R., Hohl M., Petrini J.H., & Burgers P.M. (2019). “The telomere-binding protein Rif2 and ATP-bound Rad50 have opposing roles in the activation of yeast Tel1ATM kinase.” J Biol Chem. 2019 Oct 22. pii: jbc.RA119.011077. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA119.011077. [Epub ahead of print] (Abstract)

Clippinger S.R., Cloonan P.E., Greenberg L., Ernst M., Stump W.T., & Greenberg M.J. (2019). “Disrupted mechanobiology links the molecular and cellular phenotypes in familial dilated cardiomyopathy” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Aug 19. pii: 201910962. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1910962116. [Epub ahead of print] (Abstract)

Ordabayev Y.A., Nguyen B., Kozlov A.G., Jia H., & Lohman T.M. (2019). “UvrD helicase activation by MutL involves rotation of its 2B subdomain.” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Jul 30. pii: 201905513. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1905513116. [Epub ahead of print] (Abstract)


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