Selected Publications by SCSB Faculty

Last Updated January 2020


  • Aguirre JE, Beswick EJ, Grim C, Uribe G, Tafoya M, Chacon Palma G, Samedi V, McKee R, Villeger R, Fofanov Y, Cong Y, Yochum G, Koltun W, Powell D, Pinchuk IV. Matrix metalloproteinases cleave membrane-bound PD-L1 on CD90+ (myo-)fibroblasts in Crohn's disease and regulate Th1/Th17 cell responses. Int Immunol. 2020, 32(1):57-68. doi: 10.1093/intimm/dxz060.
  • Zhou D, Tanzawa T, Lin J, Gagnon MG. Structural basis for ribosome recycling by RRF and tRNA. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2020, 27(1):25-32. doi: 10.1038/s41594-019-0350-7.
  • Yu B, Pletka CC, Iwahara J. NMR Observation of Intermolecular Hydrogen Bonds between Protein Tyrosine Side-Chain OH and DNA Phosphate Groups. J Phys Chem B. 2020, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.9b10987.
  • Nepravishta R, Yu B, Iwahara J. Hydrogen-exchange kinetics studied through analysis of self-decoupling of nuclear magnetic resonance. J Magn Reson. 2020;312:106687. doi:10.1016/j.jmr.2020.106687.
  • Pletka CC, Nepravishta R, Iwahara J. Detecting Counterion Dynamics in DNA-Protein Association. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2020, 59(4):1465-1468. doi: 10.1002/anie.201910960.
  • Goldson TM, Turner KL, Huang Y, Carlson GE, Caggiano EG, Oberhauser AF, Fennewald SM, Burdick MM, Resto VA. Nucleolin mediates the binding of cancer cells to L-selectin under conditions of lymphodynamic shear stress. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2020, 318(1):C83-C93. doi: 10.1152/ajpcell.00035.2019.
  • Seckfort D, Lynch GC, Pettitt BM. The lac repressor hinge helix in context: The effect of the DNA binding domain and symmetry. Biochim Biophys Acta Gen Subj. 2020, 1864(4):129538. doi: 10.1016/j.bbagen.2020.129538.
  • Bores C, Pettitt BM. Structure and the role of filling rate on model dsDNA packed in a phage capsid. Physical Review E. 2020, 101, 012406. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.101.012406.
  • Sotcheff S, Routh A. Understanding Flavivirus Capsid Protein Functions: The Tip of the Iceberg. Pathogens. 2020, 9(1):E42. doi: 10.3390/pathogens9010042.
  • Zhou Y, Routh A. Mapping RNA-capsid interactions and RNA secondary structure within virus particles using next-generation sequencing. Nucleic Acids Res. 2020, 48(2):e12. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkz1124.
  • Yin Z, Venkannagaria H, Lynch H, Aglyamova G, Bhandari M, Machius M, Nestler EJ, Robison AJ, Rudenko G. Self-assembly of the bZIP transcription factor ΔFosB. Current Research in Structural Biology. 2020, 2:1-13. doi: 10.1016/j.crstbi.2019.12.001. 
  • Zhang QY, Li XF, Niu X, Li N, Wang HJ, Deng CL, Ye HQ, Huang XY, Chen Q, Xu YP, Dong HL, Li XD, Zhao H, Shi PY, Yuan ZM, Gong P, Fang X, Qin CF, Zhang B. Short direct repeats in the 3'-untranslated region are involved in subgenomic flaviviral RNA production. J Virol. 2020, doi: 10.1128/JVI.01175-19.
  • Sherman MB, Guenther R, Reade R, Rochon D, Sit T, Smith TJ. Near-Atomic-Resolution Cryo-Electron Microscopy Structures of Cucumber Leaf Spot Virus and Red Clover Necrotic Mosaic Virus: Evolutionary Divergence at the Icosahedral Three-Fold Axes. J Virol. 2020, 94(2):e01439-19. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01439-19.
  • Weng T, Huang J, Wagner EJ, Ko J, Wu M, Wareing NE, Xiang Y, Chen NY, Ji P, Molina JG, Volcik KA, Han L, Mayes MD, Blackburn MR, Assassi S. Downregulation of CFIm25 amplifies dermal fibrosis through alternative polyadenylation. J Exp Med. 2020, 217(2):e20181384. doi: 10.1084/jem.20181384.
  • Weaver SC. Incrimination of mosquito vectors. Nat Microbiol. 2020, 5(2):232-233. doi: 10.1038/s41564-019-0665-5.
  • Ahmed A, Dietrich I, LaBeaud AD, Lindsay SW, Musa A, Weaver SC. Risks and Challenges of Arboviral Diseases in Sudan: The Urgent Need for Actions. Viruses. 2020, 12(1):E81. doi: 10.3390/v12010081.
  • Pacheco LD, Weaver SC, Saade GR. Zika Virus Infection - After the Pandemic. N Engl J Med. 2020, 382(2):e3. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1914974.
  • Anderson AP, Luo X, Russell W, Yin YW. Oxidative damage diminishes mitochondrial DNA polymerase replication fidelity. Nucleic Acids Res. 2020, 48(2):817-829. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkz1018.