Publications July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014

Project/Pilot Project Leaders

Ramani V, Madhusoodhanan R, Kosanke S, Awasthi S. A TLR4-interacting SPA4 peptide inhibits LPS-induced lung inflammation. Innate Immun. 2013 Dec;19(6):596-610. doi: 10.1177/1753425912474851. Epub 2013 Mar 8. PubMed PMID: 23475791.

Vilekar P, King C, Lagisetty P, Awasthi V, Awasthi S. Antibacterial activity of synthetic curcumin derivatives: 3,5-bis(benzylidene)-4-piperidone (EF24) and EF24-dimer linked via diethylenetriaminepentacetic acid (EF2DTPA). Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2014 Apr;172(7):3363-73. doi: 10.1007/s12010-014-0741-5. Epub 2014 Feb 15. PubMed PMID: 24532443.

Baviskar PS, Hotard AL, Moore ML, Oomens AG. The respiratory syncytial virus fusion protein targets to the perimeter of inclusion bodies and facilitates filament formation by a cytoplasmic tail-dependent mechanism. J Virol. 2013 Oct;87(19):10730-41. doi: 10.1128/JVI.03086-12. Epub 2013 Jul 31. PubMed PMID: 23903836; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3807408.

Chirkova T, Boyoglu-Barnum S, Gaston KA, Malik FM, Trau SP, Oomens AG, Anderson LJ. Respiratory syncytial virus G protein CX3C motif impairs human airway epithelial and immune cell responses. J Virol. 2013 Dec;87(24):13466-79. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01741-13. Epub 2013 Oct 2. PubMed PMID: 24089561; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3838285.

Zhang B, Liu C, Qian W, Han Y, Li X, Deng J. Structure of the unique SEFIR domain from human interleukin 17 receptor A reveals a composite ligand-binding site containing a conserved α-helix for Act1 binding and IL-17 signaling. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2014 May;70(Pt 5):1476-83. doi: 10.1107/S1399004714005227. Epub 2014 Apr 30. PubMed PMID: 24816115; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4014126.

Krumm B, Xiang Y, Deng J. Structural biology of the IL-1 superfamily: key cytokines in the regulation of immune and inflammatory responses. Protein Sci. 2014 May;23(5):526-38. doi: 10.1002/pro.2441. Epub 2014 Mar 4. Review. PubMed PMID: 24677376; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4005705.

Kaledhonkar S, Hara M, Stalcup TP, Xie A, Hoff WD. Strong ionic hydrogen bonding causes a spectral isotope effect in photoactive yellow protein. Biophys J. 2013 Dec 3;105(11):2577-85. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2013.10.017. PubMed PMID: 24314088; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3853077.

Creelman M, Kumauchi M, Hoff WD, Mathies RA. Chromophore dynamics in the PYP photocycle from femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy. J Phys Chem B. 2014 Jan 23;118(3):659-67. doi: 10.1021/jp408584v. Epub 2014 Jan 10. PubMed PMID: 24451027.

Youssef NH, Savage-Ashlock KN, McCully AL, Luedtke B, Shaw EI, Hoff WD, Elshahed MS. Trehalose/2-sulfotrehalose biosynthesis and glycine-betaine uptake are widely spread mechanisms for osmoadaptation in the Halobacteriales. ISME J. 2014 Mar;8(3):636-49. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2013.165. Epub 2013 Sep 19. PubMed PMID: 24048226; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3930309.

Morrison JM, John GH. The non-enzymatic reduction of azo dyes by flavin and nicotinamide cofactors under varying conditions. Anaerobe. 2013 Oct;23:87-96. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2013.07.005. Epub 2013 Jul 26. PubMed PMID: 23891960.

Morrison J, Dai S, Ren J, Taylor A, Wilkerson M, John G, Xie A. Structure and stability of an azoreductase with an FAD cofactor from the strict anaerobe Clostridium perfringens. Protein Pept Lett. 2014 Jun;21(6):523-34. PubMed PMID: 24779771.

Senavirathna LK, Fernando R, Maples D, Zheng Y, Polf JC, Ranjan A. Tumor Spheroids as an in vitro model for determining the therapeutic response to proton beam radiotherapy and thermally sensitive nanocarriers. Theranostics. 2013 Aug 21;3(9):687-91. doi: 10.7150/thno.6381. eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 24019853; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3767115.

Fernando R, Downs J, Maples D, Ranjan A. MRI-guided monitoring of thermal dose and targeted drug delivery for cancer therapy. Pharm Res. 2013 Nov;30(11):2709-17. doi: 10.1007/s11095-013-1110-8. Epub 2013 Jun 19. Review. PubMed PMID: 23780716.

Edwards AL, Sangurdekar DP, Jeong KS, Khodursky AB, Rybenkov VV. Transient growth arrest in Escherichia coli induced by chromosome condensation. PLoS One. 2013 Dec 23;8(12):e84027. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084027. eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 24376785; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3871593.

Youssef NH, Couger MB, Struchtemeyer CG, Liggenstoffer AS, Prade RA, Najar FZ, Atiyeh HK, Wilkins MR, Elshahed MS. The genome of the anaerobic fungus Orpinomyces sp. strain C1A reveals the unique evolutionary history of a remarkable plant biomass degrader. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013 Aug;79(15):4620-34. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00821-13. Epub 2013 May 24. PubMed PMID: 23709508; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3719515.

Farag IF, Davis JP, Youssef NH, Elshahed MS. Global patterns of abundance, diversity and community structure of the Aminicenantes (candidate phylum OP8). PLoS One. 2014 Mar 17;9(3):e92139. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0092139. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 24637619; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3956909.