Musier-Forsyth Publications

  1. Syu, YC, Hatterschide, J, Budding, CR, Tang, Y, Musier-Forsyth, K. Human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 uses a specific tRNAPro isodecoder to prime reverse transcription. RNA. 2024; :. doi: 10.1261/rna.080006.124. PubMed PMID:38684316 .
  2. Liebau, J, Laatsch, BF, Rusnak, J, Gunderson, K, Finke, B, Bargender, K et al.. Polyethylene Glycol Impacts Conformation and Dynamics of Escherichia coli Prolyl-tRNA Synthetase Via Crowding and Confinement Effects. Biochemistry. 2024; :. doi: 10.1021/acs.biochem.3c00719. PubMed PMID:38607680 .
  3. Musier-Forsyth, K, Rein, A, Freed, EO. Tribute to Dr. Judith G. Levin (1934-2023). Viruses. 2024;16 (2):. doi: 10.3390/v16020178. PubMed PMID:38399955 PubMed Central PMC10893463.
  4. Joshi, J, McCauley, MJ, Morse, M, Muccio, MR, Kanlong, JG, Rocha, MS et al.. Mechanism of DNA Intercalation by Chloroquine Provides Insights into Toxicity. Int J Mol Sci. 2024;25 (3):. doi: 10.3390/ijms25031410. PubMed PMID:38338688 PubMed Central PMC10855526.
  5. Tang, Y, Behrens, RT, St Gelais, C, Wu, S, Vivekanandan, S, Razin, E et al.. Human lysyl-tRNA synthetase phosphorylation promotes HIV-1 proviral DNA transcription. Nucleic Acids Res. 2023;51 (22):12111-12123. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkad941. PubMed PMID:37933844 PubMed Central PMC10711549.
  6. Gopalan, V, Musier-Forsyth, K. Transfer RNAs: A treasure trove that keeps on giving. J Biol Chem. 2023;299 (10):105170. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2023.105170. PubMed PMID:37769358 PubMed Central PMC10539951.
  7. Smith, S, Seth, J, Midkiff, A, Stahl, R, Syu, YC, Shkriabai, N et al.. The Pleiotropic Effects of YBX1 on HTLV-1 Transcription. Int J Mol Sci. 2023;24 (17):. doi: 10.3390/ijms241713119. PubMed PMID:37685922 PubMed Central PMC10487795.
  8. Pino, MG, Rich, KA, Hall, NJ, Jones, ML, Fox, A, Musier-Forsyth, K et al.. Heterogeneous splicing patterns resulting from KIF5A variants associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Hum Mol Genet. 2023;32 (22):3166-3180. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddad134. PubMed PMID:37593923 .
  9. Levin, JG, Musier-Forsyth, K, Rein, A. Molecular Genetics of Retrovirus Replication. Viruses. 2023;15 (7):. doi: 10.3390/v15071549. PubMed PMID:37515235 PubMed Central PMC10385656.
  10. Nikolaitchik, OA, Islam, S, Kitzrow, JP, Duchon, A, Cheng, Z, Liu, Y et al.. HIV-1 usurps transcription start site heterogeneity of host RNA polymerase II to maximize replication fitness. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2023;120 (23):e2305103120. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2305103120. PubMed PMID:37252967 PubMed Central PMC10266039.
  11. Ma, X, Bakhtina, M, Shulgina, I, Cantara, WA, Kuzmishin Nagy, AB, Goto, Y et al.. Structural basis of tRNAPro acceptor stem recognition by a bacterial trans-editing domain. Nucleic Acids Res. 2023;51 (8):3988-3999. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkad192. PubMed PMID:36951109 PubMed Central PMC10164551.
  12. Jin, D, Zhu, Y, Schubert, HL, Goff, SP, Musier-Forsyth, K. HIV-1 Gag Binds the Multi-Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetase Complex via the EPRS Subunit. Viruses. 2023;15 (2):. doi: 10.3390/v15020474. PubMed PMID:36851687 PubMed Central PMC9967848.
  13. Jin, D, Wek, SA, Cordova, RA, Wek, RC, Lacombe, D, Michaud, V et al.. Aminoacylation-defective bi-allelic mutations in human EPRS1 associated with psychomotor developmental delay, epilepsy, and deafness. Clin Genet. 2023;103 (3):358-363. doi: 10.1111/cge.14269. PubMed PMID:36411955 PubMed Central PMC9898101.
  14. Cantara, WA, Pathirage, C, Hatterschide, J, Olson, ED, Musier-Forsyth, K. Phosphomimetic S207D Lysyl-tRNA Synthetase Binds HIV-1 5'UTR in an Open Conformation and Increases RNA Dynamics. Viruses. 2022;14 (7):. doi: 10.3390/v14071556. PubMed PMID:35891536 PubMed Central PMC9315659.
  15. Byun, JK, Vu, JA, He, SL, Jang, JC, Musier-Forsyth, K. Plant-exclusive domain of trans-editing enzyme ProXp-ala confers dimerization and enhanced tRNA binding. J Biol Chem. 2022;298 (9):102255. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2022.102255. PubMed PMID:35835222 PubMed Central PMC9425024.
  16. Lang, S, Ibba, M, Musier-Forsyth, K. New paradigm for teaching scientific writing in STEM. Trends Biochem Sci. 2022;47 (8):631-634. doi: 10.1016/j.tibs.2022.03.019. PubMed PMID:35466035 .
  17. Gien, H, Morse, M, McCauley, MJ, Kitzrow, JP, Musier-Forsyth, K, Gorelick, RJ et al.. HIV-1 Nucleocapsid Protein Binds Double-Stranded DNA in Multiple Modes to Regulate Compaction and Capsid Uncoating. Viruses. 2022;14 (2):. doi: 10.3390/v14020235. PubMed PMID:35215829 PubMed Central PMC8879225.
  18. Lomidze, L, Yang, M, Khutsishvili, D, Metreveli, N, Musier-Forsyth, K, Kankia, B et al.. Structure of Tetrahelical DNA Homopolymers Supports Quadruplex World Hypothesis. ACS Omega. 2022;7 (5):4311-4316. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.1c06026. PubMed PMID:35155924 PubMed Central PMC8829921.
  19. Boyle, EP, Lomidze, L, Musier-Forsyth, K, Kankia, B. A Chimeric DNA/RNA Antiparallel Quadruplex with Improved Stability. ChemistryOpen. 2022;11 (2):e202100276. doi: 10.1002/open.202100276. PubMed PMID:35103415 PubMed Central PMC8805387.
  20. Sumner, C, Kotani, O, Liu, S, Musier-Forsyth, K, Sato, H, Ono, A et al.. Molecular Determinants in tRNA D-arm Required for Inhibition of HIV-1 Gag Membrane Binding. J Mol Biol. 2022;434 (2):167390. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2021.167390. PubMed PMID:34883117 PubMed Central PMC8752508.
  21. Nikolaitchik, OA, Liu, S, Kitzrow, JP, Liu, Y, Rawson, JMO, Shakya, S et al.. Selective packaging of HIV-1 RNA genome is guided by the stability of 5' untranslated region polyA stem. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118 (50):. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2114494118. PubMed PMID:34873042 PubMed Central PMC8685901.
  22. Liu, S, Koneru, PC, Li, W, Pathirage, C, Engelman, AN, Kvaratskhelia, M et al.. HIV-1 integrase binding to genomic RNA 5'-UTR induces local structural changes in vitro and in virio. Retrovirology. 2021;18 (1):37. doi: 10.1186/s12977-021-00582-0. PubMed PMID:34809662 PubMed Central PMC8609798.
  23. Jin, D, Wek, SA, Kudlapur, NT, Cantara, WA, Bakhtina, M, Wek, RC et al.. Disease-associated mutations in a bifunctional aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase gene elicit the integrated stress response. J Biol Chem. 2021;297 (4):101203. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2021.101203. PubMed PMID:34537243 PubMed Central PMC8511952.
  24. Dayeh, DM, Cantara, WA, Kitzrow, JP, Musier-Forsyth, K, Nakanishi, K. Correction to 'Argonaute-based programmable RNase as a tool for cleavage of highly-structured RNA'. Nucleic Acids Res. 2021;49 (16):9606. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkab742. PubMed PMID:34403465 PubMed Central PMC8450089.
  25. Hu, QH, Williams, MT, Shulgina, I, Fossum, CJ, Weeks, KM, Adams, LM et al.. Editing Domain Motions Preorganize the Synthetic Active Site of Prolyl-tRNA Synthetase. ACS Catal. 2020;10 (17):10229-10242. doi: 10.1021/acscatal.0c02381. PubMed PMID:34295570 PubMed Central PMC8293909.
  26. Harpster, C, Boyle, E, Musier-Forsyth, K, Kankia, B. HIV-1 genomic RNA U3 region forms a stable quadruplex-hairpin structure. Biophys Chem. 2021;272 :106567. doi: 10.1016/j.bpc.2021.106567. PubMed PMID:33713997 PubMed Central PMC8051326.
  27. Kankia, B. Quadruplex-Templated and Catalyzed Ligation of Nucleic Acids. Chembiochem. 2021;22 (7):1261-1267. doi: 10.1002/cbic.202000754. PubMed PMID:33217115 .
  28. Vargas-Rodriguez, O, Bakhtina, M, McGowan, D, Abid, J, Goto, Y, Suga, H et al.. Human trans-editing enzyme displays tRNA acceptor-stem specificity and relaxed amino acid selectivity. J Biol Chem. 2020;295 (48):16180-16190. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA120.015981. PubMed PMID:33051185 PubMed Central PMC7705315.
  29. Sarni, S, Biswas, B, Liu, S, Olson, ED, Kitzrow, JP, Rein, A et al.. HIV-1 Gag protein with or without p6 specifically dimerizes on the viral RNA packaging signal. J Biol Chem. 2020;295 (42):14391-14401. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA120.014835. PubMed PMID:32817318 PubMed Central PMC7573273.
  30. Liu, S, Refaei, M, Liu, S, Decker, A, Hinerman, JM, Herr, AB et al.. Hairpin RNA-induced conformational change of a eukaryotic-specific lysyl-tRNA synthetase extension and role of adjacent anticodon-binding domain. J Biol Chem. 2020;295 (34):12071-12085. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA120.013852. PubMed PMID:32611767 PubMed Central PMC7443506.
  31. Liu, S, Kaddis Maldonado, R, Rye-McCurdy, T, Binkley, C, Bah, A, Chen, EC et al.. Rous Sarcoma Virus Genomic RNA Dimerization Capability In Vitro Is Not a Prerequisite for Viral Infectivity. Viruses. 2020;12 (5):. doi: 10.3390/v12050568. PubMed PMID:32455905 PubMed Central PMC7291142.
  32. Tuske, S, Zheng, J, Olson, ED, Ruiz, FX, Pascal, BD, Hoang, A et al.. Integrative structural biology studies of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase binding to a high-affinity DNA aptamer. Curr Res Struct Biol. 2020;2 :116-129. doi: 10.1016/j.crstbi.2020.06.002. PubMed PMID:33870216 PubMed Central PMC8052095.
  33. Kuzmishin Nagy, AB, Bakhtina, M, Musier-Forsyth, K. Trans-editing by aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase-like editing domains. Enzymes. 2020;48 :69-115. doi: 10.1016/bs.enz.2020.07.002. PubMed PMID:33837712 .
  34. Brigham, BS, Kitzrow, JP, Reyes, JC, Musier-Forsyth, K, Munro, JB. Intrinsic conformational dynamics of the HIV-1 genomic RNA 5'UTR. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019;116 (21):10372-10381. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1902271116. PubMed PMID:31068467 PubMed Central PMC6534999.
  35. Musier-Forsyth, K. Aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases and tRNAs in human disease: an introduction to the JBC Reviews thematic series. J Biol Chem. 2019;294 (14):5292-5293. doi: 10.1074/jbc.REV119.007721. PubMed PMID:30799306 PubMed Central PMC6462500.
  36. Qualley, DF, Cooper, SE, Ross, JL, Olson, ED, Cantara, WA, Musier-Forsyth, K et al.. Solution Conformation of Bovine Leukemia Virus Gag Suggests an Elongated Structure. J Mol Biol. 2019;431 (6):1203-1216. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2019.01.036. PubMed PMID:30731090 PubMed Central PMC6424597.
  37. Jin, D, Musier-Forsyth, K. Role of host tRNAs and aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases in retroviral replication. J Biol Chem. 2019;294 (14):5352-5364. doi: 10.1074/jbc.REV118.002957. PubMed PMID:30700559 PubMed Central PMC6462514.
  38. Zhang, C, Cantara, W, Jeon, Y, Musier-Forsyth, K, Grigorieff, N, Lyumkis, D et al.. Analysis of discrete local variability and structural covariance in macromolecular assemblies using Cryo-EM and focused classification. Ultramicroscopy. 2019;203 :170-180. doi: 10.1016/j.ultramic.2018.11.016. PubMed PMID:30528101 PubMed Central PMC6476647.
  39. Lomidze, L, Williford, TH, Musier-Forsyth, K, Kankia, B. Isothermal amplification of long DNA segments by quadruplex priming amplification. Anal Methods. 2018;10 (25):2972-2979. doi: 10.1039/C8AY00843D. PubMed PMID:30505353 PubMed Central PMC6261523.
  40. Chen, L, Tanimoto, A, So, BR, Bakhtina, M, Magliery, TJ, Wysocki, VH et al.. Stoichiometry of triple-sieve tRNA editing complex ensures fidelity of aminoacyl-tRNA formation. Nucleic Acids Res. 2019;47 (2):929-940. doi: 10.1093/nar/gky1153. PubMed PMID:30418624 PubMed Central PMC6344894.
  41. Wu, W, Hatterschide, J, Syu, YC, Cantara, WA, Blower, RJ, Hanson, HM et al.. Human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 Gag domains have distinct RNA-binding specificities with implications for RNA packaging and dimerization. J Biol Chem. 2018;293 (42):16261-16276. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA118.005531. PubMed PMID:30217825 PubMed Central PMC6200928.
  42. Dayeh, DM, Cantara, WA, Kitzrow, JP, Musier-Forsyth, K, Nakanishi, K. Argonaute-based programmable RNase as a tool for cleavage of highly-structured RNA. Nucleic Acids Res. 2018;46 (16):e98. doi: 10.1093/nar/gky496. PubMed PMID:29897478 PubMed Central PMC6144825.
  43. Antonucci, JM, Kim, SH, St Gelais, C, Bonifati, S, Li, TW, Buzovetsky, O et al.. SAMHD1 Impairs HIV-1 Gene Expression and Negatively Modulates Reactivation of Viral Latency in CD4+ T Cells. J Virol. 2018;92 (15):. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00292-18. PubMed PMID:29793958 PubMed Central PMC6052313.
  44. Olson, ED, Musier-Forsyth, K. Retroviral Gag protein-RNA interactions: Implications for specific genomic RNA packaging and virion assembly. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2019;86 :129-139. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2018.03.015. PubMed PMID:29580971 PubMed Central PMC6167211.
  45. Song, Y, Zhou, H, Vo, MN, Shi, Y, Nawaz, MH, Vargas-Rodriguez, O et al.. Publisher Correction: Double mimicry evades tRNA synthetase editing by toxic vegetable-sourced non-proteinogenic amino acid. Nat Commun. 2018;9 (1):1113. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-03594-1. PubMed PMID:29535387 PubMed Central PMC5849694.
  46. Song, Y, Zhou, H, Vo, MN, Shi, Y, Nawaz, MH, Vargas-Rodriguez, O et al.. Double mimicry evades tRNA synthetase editing by toxic vegetable-sourced non-proteinogenic amino acid. Nat Commun. 2017;8 (1):2281. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-02201-z. PubMed PMID:29273753 PubMed Central PMC5741666.
  47. Comandur, R, Olson, ED, Musier-Forsyth, K. Conservation of tRNA mimicry in the 5'-untranslated region of distinct HIV-1 subtypes. RNA. 2017;23 (12):1850-1859. doi: 10.1261/rna.062182.117. PubMed PMID:28860303 PubMed Central PMC5689005.
  48. Duchon, AA, St Gelais, C, Titkemeier, N, Hatterschide, J, Wu, L, Musier-Forsyth, K et al.. HIV-1 Exploits a Dynamic Multi-aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetase Complex To Enhance Viral Replication. J Virol. 2017;91 (21):. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01240-17. PubMed PMID:28814526 PubMed Central PMC5640844.
  49. Danhart, EM, Bakhtina, M, Cantara, WA, Kuzmishin, AB, Ma, X, Sanford, BL et al.. Conformational and chemical selection by a trans-acting editing domain. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017;114 (33):E6774-E6783. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1703925114. PubMed PMID:28768811 PubMed Central PMC5565427.
  50. Bacusmo, JM, Kuzmishin, AB, Cantara, WA, Goto, Y, Suga, H, Musier-Forsyth, K et al.. Quality control by trans-editing factor prevents global mistranslation of non-protein amino acid α-aminobutyrate. RNA Biol. 2018;15 (4-5):576-585. doi: 10.1080/15476286.2017.1353846. PubMed PMID:28737471 PubMed Central PMC6103672.
  51. Post, K, Olson, ED, Naufer, MN, Gorelick, RJ, Rouzina, I, Williams, MC et al.. Mechanistic differences between HIV-1 and SIV nucleocapsid proteins and cross-species HIV-1 genomic RNA recognition. Retrovirology. 2016;13 (1):89. doi: 10.1186/s12977-016-0322-5. PubMed PMID:28034301 PubMed Central PMC5198506.
  52. Todd, GC, Duchon, A, Inlora, J, Olson, ED, Musier-Forsyth, K, Ono, A et al.. Inhibition of HIV-1 Gag-membrane interactions by specific RNAs. RNA. 2017;23 (3):395-405. doi: 10.1261/rna.058453.116. PubMed PMID:27932583 PubMed Central PMC5311501.
  53. Liu, S, Comandur, R, Jones, CP, Tsang, P, Musier-Forsyth, K. Anticodon-like binding of the HIV-1 tRNA-like element to human lysyl-tRNA synthetase. RNA. 2016;22 (12):1828-1835. doi: 10.1261/rna.058081.116. PubMed PMID:27852925 PubMed Central PMC5113203.
  54. Cantara, WA, Hatterschide, J, Wu, W, Musier-Forsyth, K. RiboCAT: a new capillary electrophoresis data analysis tool for nucleic acid probing. RNA. 2017;23 (2):240-249. doi: 10.1261/rna.058404.116. PubMed PMID:27821510 PubMed Central PMC5238798.
  55. Cantara, WA, Olson, ED, Musier-Forsyth, K. Analysis of RNA structure using small-angle X-ray scattering. Methods. 2017;113 :46-55. doi: 10.1016/j.ymeth.2016.10.008. PubMed PMID:27777026 PubMed Central PMC5253320.
  56. Rye-McCurdy, T, Olson, ED, Liu, S, Binkley, C, Reyes, JP, Thompson, BR et al.. Functional Equivalence of Retroviral MA Domains in Facilitating Psi RNA Binding Specificity by Gag. Viruses. 2016;8 (9):. doi: 10.3390/v8090256. PubMed PMID:27657107 PubMed Central PMC5035970.
  57. Lomidze, L, Kelley, S, Gogichaishvili, S, Metreveli, N, Musier-Forsyth, K, Kankia, B et al.. Sr(2+) induces unusually stable d(GGGTGGGTGGGTGGG) quadruplex dimers. Biopolymers. 2016;105 (11):811-8. doi: 10.1002/bip.22916. PubMed PMID:27416320 .
  58. Kankia, B, Gvarjaladze, D, Rabe, A, Lomidze, L, Metreveli, N, Musier-Forsyth, K et al.. Stable Domain Assembly of a Monomolecular DNA Quadruplex: Implications for DNA-Based Nanoswitches. Biophys J. 2016;110 (10):2169-75. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2016.04.031. PubMed PMID:27224482 PubMed Central PMC4880955.
  59. McCauley, MJ, Rouzina, I, Manthei, KA, Gorelick, RJ, Musier-Forsyth, K, Williams, MC et al.. Targeted binding of nucleocapsid protein transforms the folding landscape of HIV-1 TAR RNA. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015;112 (44):13555-60. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1510100112. PubMed PMID:26483503 PubMed Central PMC4640786.
  60. Olson, ED, Cantara, WA, Musier-Forsyth, K. New Structure Sheds Light on Selective HIV-1 Genomic RNA Packaging. Viruses. 2015;7 (8):4826-35. doi: 10.3390/v7082846. PubMed PMID:26305251 PubMed Central PMC4576207.
  61. Liu, Z, Vargas-Rodriguez, O, Goto, Y, Novoa, EM, Ribas de Pouplana, L, Suga, H et al.. Homologous trans-editing factors with broad tRNA specificity prevent mistranslation caused by serine/threonine misactivation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015;112 (19):6027-32. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423664112. PubMed PMID:25918376 PubMed Central PMC4434731.
  62. Novoa, EM, Vargas-Rodriguez, O, Lange, S, Goto, Y, Suga, H, Musier-Forsyth, K et al.. Ancestral AlaX editing enzymes for control of genetic code fidelity are not tRNA-specific. J Biol Chem. 2015;290 (16):10495-503. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M115.640060. PubMed PMID:25724653 PubMed Central PMC4400357.
  63. Rye-McCurdy, T, Rouzina, I, Musier-Forsyth, K. Fluorescence anisotropy-based salt-titration approach to characterize protein-nucleic acid interactions. Methods Mol Biol. 2015;1259 :385-402. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2214-7_23. PubMed PMID:25579598 .
  64. Berkhout, B, Mouland, AJ, Musier-Forsyth, K. Retroviral nucleocapsid protein and assembly. Foreword. Virus Res. 2014;193 :1. doi: 10.1016/j.virusres.2014.10.018. PubMed PMID:25440780 .
  65. Vargas-Rodriguez, O, Musier-Forsyth, K. Structural biology: wobble puts RNA on target. Nature. 2014;510 (7506):480-1. doi: 10.1038/nature13502. PubMed PMID:24919145 .
  66. Wu, H, Wang, W, Naiyer, N, Fichtenbaum, E, Qualley, DF, McCauley, MJ et al.. Single aromatic residue location alters nucleic acid binding and chaperone function of FIV nucleocapsid protein. Virus Res. 2014;193 :39-51. doi: 10.1016/j.virusres.2014.06.002. PubMed PMID:24915282 PubMed Central PMC4252577.
  67. Wang, W, Naiyer, N, Mitra, M, Li, J, Williams, MC, Rouzina, I et al.. Distinct nucleic acid interaction properties of HIV-1 nucleocapsid protein precursor NCp15 explain reduced viral infectivity. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014;42 (11):7145-59. doi: 10.1093/nar/gku335. PubMed PMID:24813443 PubMed Central PMC4066767.
  68. Alemán, EA, de Silva, C, Patrick, EM, Musier-Forsyth, K, Rueda, D. Single-Molecule Fluorescence Using Nucleotide Analogs: A Proof-of-Principle. J Phys Chem Lett. 2014;5 (5):777-781. doi: 10.1021/jz4025832. PubMed PMID:24803990 PubMed Central PMC3985717.
  69. Rye-McCurdy, TD, Nadaraia-Hoke, S, Gudleski-O'Regan, N, Flanagan, JM, Parent, LJ, Musier-Forsyth, K et al.. Mechanistic differences between nucleic acid chaperone activities of the Gag proteins of Rous sarcoma virus and human immunodeficiency virus type 1 are attributed to the MA domain. J Virol. 2014;88 (14):7852-61. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00736-14. PubMed PMID:24789780 PubMed Central PMC4097784.
  70. Qu, J, Kang, SG, Wang, W, Musier-Forsyth, K, Jang, JC. The Arabidopsis thaliana tandem zinc finger 1 (AtTZF1) protein in RNA binding and decay. Plant J. 2014;78 (3):452-67. doi: 10.1111/tpj.12485. PubMed PMID:24635033 PubMed Central PMC4026020.
  71. Jones, CP, Cantara, WA, Olson, ED, Musier-Forsyth, K. Small-angle X-ray scattering-derived structure of the HIV-1 5' UTR reveals 3D tRNA mimicry. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111 (9):3395-400. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1319658111. PubMed PMID:24550473 PubMed Central PMC3948283.
  72. Bartholow, TG, Sanford, BL, Cao, B, Schmit, HL, Johnson, JM, Meitzner, J et al.. Strictly conserved lysine of prolyl-tRNA Synthetase editing domain facilitates binding and positioning of misacylated tRNA(Pro.). Biochemistry. 2014;53 (6):1059-68. doi: 10.1021/bi401279r. PubMed PMID:24450765 PubMed Central PMC3986007.
  73. Das, M, Vargas-Rodriguez, O, Goto, Y, Suga, H, Musier-Forsyth, K. Distinct tRNA recognition strategies used by a homologous family of editing domains prevent mistranslation. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014;42 (6):3943-53. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkt1332. PubMed PMID:24371276 PubMed Central PMC3973320.
  74. Chaurasiya, KR, McCauley, MJ, Wang, W, Qualley, DF, Wu, T, Kitamura, S et al.. Oligomerization transforms human APOBEC3G from an efficient enzyme to a slowly dissociating nucleic acid-binding protein. Nat Chem. 2014;6 (1):28-33. doi: 10.1038/nchem.1795. PubMed PMID:24345943 PubMed Central PMC3950479.
  75. Mathias, J, Okyere, R, Lomidze, L, Gvarjaladze, D, Musier-Forsyth, K, Kankia, B et al.. Thermal stability of quadruplex primers for highly versatile isothermal DNA amplification. Biophys Chem. 2014;185 :14-8. doi: 10.1016/j.bpc.2013.10.008. PubMed PMID:24317195 .
  76. Wu, H, Mitra, M, Naufer, MN, McCauley, MJ, Gorelick, RJ, Rouzina, I et al.. Differential contribution of basic residues to HIV-1 nucleocapsid protein's nucleic acid chaperone function and retroviral replication. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014;42 (4):2525-37. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkt1227. PubMed PMID:24293648 PubMed Central PMC3936775.
  77. Sun, M, Grigsby, IF, Gorelick, RJ, Mansky, LM, Musier-Forsyth, K. Retrovirus-specific differences in matrix and nucleocapsid protein-nucleic acid interactions: implications for genomic RNA packaging. J Virol. 2014;88 (2):1271-80. doi: 10.1128/JVI.02151-13. PubMed PMID:24227839 PubMed Central PMC3911680.
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  79. Webb, JA, Jones, CP, Parent, LJ, Rouzina, I, Musier-Forsyth, K. Distinct binding interactions of HIV-1 Gag to Psi and non-Psi RNAs: implications for viral genomic RNA packaging. RNA. 2013;19 (8):1078-88. doi: 10.1261/rna.038869.113. PubMed PMID:23798665 PubMed Central PMC3708528.
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