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Kumaran S. Ramamurthi, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Castaing J, Lee S, Anantharaman V, Ravilious GE, Aravind L, Ramamurthi KS.
An Autoinhibitory Conformation of the Bacillus subtilis Spore Coat Protein SpoIVA Prevents its Premature ATP-Independent Aggregation.
FEMS Microbiol. Lett. [Epub ahead of print], 2014.
2)  Storz G, Wolf YI, Ramamurthi KS.
Small Proteins Can No Longer Be Ignored.
Annu. Rev. Biochem. [Epub ahead of print], 2014.
3)  Castaing JP, Nagy A, Anantharaman V, Aravind L, Ramamurthi KS.
ATP hydrolysis by a domain related to translation factor GTPases drives polymerization of a static bacterial morphogenetic protein.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 110: E151-60, 2013.
4)  Tan IS, Ramamurthi KS.
Membrane Remodeling: FisB Will Do In a Pinch.
Curr. Biol. 23: R251-3, 2013.
5)  Renner LD, Eswaramoorthy P, Ramamurthi KS, Weibel DB.
Studying biomolecule localization by engineering bacterial cell wall curvature.
PLoS ONE. 8: e84143, 2013.
6)  Ebmeier SE, Tan IS, Clapham KR, Ramamurthi KS.
Small proteins link coat and cortex assembly during sporulation in Bacillus subtilis.
Mol. Microbiol. 84: 682-96, 2012.
7)  Yepes A, Schneider J, Mielich B, Koch G, García-Betancur J, Ramamurthi KS, Vlamakis H, Lopez D.
The biofilm formation defect of a Bacillus subtilis flotillin-defective mutant involves the protease FtsH.
Mol. Microbiol. 86: 457-71, 2012.
8)  Eswaramoorthy P, Erb ML, Gregory JA, Silverman J, Pogliano K, Pogliano J, Ramamurthi KS.
Cellular Architecture Mediates DivIVA Ultrastructure and Regulates Min Activity in Bacillus subtilis.
MBio. 2: e00257-11, 2011.
9)  Ramamurthi KS.
Molecular biology. mRNA delivers the goods.
Science. 331: 1021-2, 2011.
10)  Huang KC, Ramamurthi KS.
Macromolecules that prefer their membranes curvy.
Mol Microbiol. 76: 822-832, 2010.
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This page was last updated on 5/15/2014.