Recent Publications


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

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Rezaei-Ghaleh N., Parigi G., Soranno A., Holla A., Becker S., Schuler B., Luchinat C., & Zweckstetter M. (2018). “Local and Global Dynamics in Intrinsically Disordered Synuclein.” Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2018 Sep 5. doi: 10.1002/anie.201808172. [Epub ahead of print] (Abstract)

Onken M.D., Makepeace C.M., Kaltenbronn K.M., Kanai S.M., Todd T.D., Wang S., Broekelmann T.J., Rao P.K., Cooper J.A., & Blumer K.J. (2018). “Targeting nucleotide exchange to inhibit constitutively active G protein α subunits in cancer cells.” Sci Signal. 2018 Sep 4;11(546). pii: eaao6852. doi: 10.1126/scisignal.aao6852. (Abstract)

Macdonald-Obermann J.L. & Pike L.J. (2018). “Allosteric regulation of epidermal growth factor (EGF) receptor ligand binding by tyrosine kinase inhibitors.” J Biol Chem. 2018 Aug 31;293(35):13401-13414. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA118.004139. (Abstract)

Ordabayev Y.A., Nguyen B., Niedziela-Majka A., & Lohman T.M. 2018. “Regulation of UvrD Helicase Activity by MutL.” J Mol Biol. 2018 Aug 29. pii: S0022-2836(18)30591-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2018.08.022. (Abstract)

Sukumar N., Liu S., Li W., Mathews F.S., Mitra B., & Kandavelu P. (2018). “Structure of the monotopic membrane protein (S)-mandelate dehydrogenase at 2.2Å resolution.” Biochimie. 2018 Jul 30. pii: S0300-9084(18)30212-8. doi: 10.1016/j.biochi.2018.07.017. (Abstract)

Klein R.D., Shu Q., Cusumano Z.T., Nagamatsu K., Gualberto N.C., Lynch A.J.L., Wu C., Wang W., Jain N., Pinkner J.S., Amarasinghe G.K., Hultgren S.J., Frieden C., & Chapman M.R. (2018). “Structure-Function Analysis of the Curli Accessory Protein CsgE Defines Surfaces Essential for Coordinating Amyloid Fiber Formation.” MBio. 2018 Jul 17;9(4). pii: e01349-18. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01349-18. (Abstract)

Song J.G., King M.R., Zhang R., Kadzik R.S., Thawani A., & Petry S. (2018) “Mechanism of how augmin directly targets the γ-tubulin ring complex to microtubules.” J Cell Biol. 2018 Jul 2;217(7):2417-2428. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201711090. Epub 2018 Jun 6. (Abstract)

Singh S.P., Kukshal V., De Bona P., Antony E., & Galletto R. (2018). “The mitochondrial single-stranded DNA binding protein from S. cerevisiae, Rim1, does not form stable homo-tetramers and binds DNA as a dimer of dimers.” Nucleic Acids Res. 2018 Jun 21. doi: 10.1093/nar/gky530. (Abstract)

Shen G., Li S., Cui W., Liu S., Liu Q., Yang Y., Gross M., & Li W. (2018). “Stabilization of warfarin-binding pocket of VKORC1 and VKORL1 by a peripheral region determines their different sensitivity to warfarin inhibition.” J Thromb Haemost. 2018 Jun;16(6):1164-1175. doi: 10.1111/jth.14127. Epub 2018 May 20. (Abstract)

Weber G., DeKoster G.T., Holton N., Hall K.B., & Wahl M.C. (2018). “Molecular principles underlying dual RNA specificity in the Drosophila SNF protein.” Nat Commun. 2018 Jun 7;9(1):2220. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04561-6. (Abstract)

Johnson B., McConnell P., Kozlov A.G., Mekel M., Lohman T.M., Gross M.L., Amarasinghe G.K., & Cooper J.A. (2018). “Allosteric Coupling of CARMIL and V-1 Binding to Capping Protein Revealed by Hydrogen-Deuterium Exchange.” Cell Rep. 2018 May 29;23(9):2795-2804. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.04.096. (Abstract)

Tyagi R., Maddirala A.R., Elfawal M., Fischer C., Bulman C.A., Rosa B.A., Gao X., Chugani R., Zhou M., Helander J., Brindley P.J., Tseng C.C., Greig I.R., Sakanari J., Wildman S.A., Aroian R., Janetka J.W., & Mitreva M. (2018). “Small Molecule Inhibitors of Metabolic Enzymes Repurposed as a New Class of Anthelmintics.” ACS Infect Dis. 2018 Jul 13;4(7):1130-1145. doi: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.8b00090. Epub 2018 May 14. (Abstract)

Kinch M.S. & Griesenauer R.H. (2018). “2017 in review: FDA approvals of new molecular entities.” Drug Discov Today. 2018 May 8. pii: S1359-6446(18)30088-6. doi: 10.1016/j.drudis.2018.05.011. (Abstract)

Chen J., Castelvecchi G.D., Li-Villarreal N., Raught B., Krezel A.M., McNeill H., & Solnica-Krezel L. (2018). “Atypical Cadherin Dachsous1b Interacts with Ttc28 and Aurora B to Control Microtubule Dynamics in Embryonic Cleavages.” Dev Cell. 2018 May 7;45(3):376-391.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2018.04.009. (Abstract)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Kalas V., Hibbing M.E., Maddirala A.R., Chugani R., Pinkner J.S., Mydock-McGrane L.K., Conover M.S., Janetka J.W., & Hultgren S.J. (2018). “Structure-based discovery of glycomimetic FmlH ligands as inhibitors of bacterial adhesion during urinary tract infection.” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Mar 5. pii: 201720140. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1720140115. (Abstract)

James W. Janetka & Roseann M. Benson (2018). “Extracellular Targeting of Cell Signaling in Cancer: Strategies Directed at MET and RON Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Pathways” ISBN-13: 978-1119300182, ISBN-10: 1119300185 (Publisher)

Borgia A., Borgia M.B., Bugge K., Kissling V.M., Heidarsson P.O., Fernandes C.B., Sottini A., Soranno A., Buholzer K.J., Nettels D., Kragelund B.B., Best R.B., & Schuler B. (2018). “Extreme disorder in an ultrahigh-affinity protein complex.” Nature. 2018 Mar 1;555(7694):61-66. doi: 10.1038/nature25762. Epub 2018 Feb 21. (Abstract)

Spaulding C.N., Klein R.D., Schreiber H.L. 4th, Janetka J.W., & Hultgren S.J. (2018). “Precision antimicrobial therapeutics: the path of least resistance?” NPJ Biofilms Microbiomes. 2018 Feb 27;4:4. doi: 10.1038/s41522-018-0048-3. eCollection 2018. (Abstract)


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