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Kumaran S. Ramamurthi, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Storz G, Wolf YI, Ramamurthi KS.
Small Proteins Can No Longer Be Ignored.
Annu. Rev. Biochem. 2014.
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2)  Renner LD, Eswaramoorthy P, Ramamurthi KS, Weibel DB.
Studying biomolecule localization by engineering bacterial cell wall curvature.
PLoS ONE. 8: e84143, 2013.
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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.
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4)  Tan IS, Ramamurthi KS.
Membrane Remodeling: FisB Will Do In a Pinch.
Curr. Biol. 23: R251-3, 2013.
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5)  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.
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6)  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.
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7)  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.
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8)  Ramamurthi KS.
Molecular biology. mRNA delivers the goods.
Science. 331: 1021-2, 2011.
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9)  Huang KC, Ramamurthi KS.
Macromolecules that prefer their membranes curvy.
Mol Microbiol. 76: 822-832, 2010.
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10)  Subramaniam AB, Lecuyer S, Ramamurthi KS, Losick R, Stone HA.
Particle/Fluid Interface Replication as a Means of Producing Topographically Patterned Polydimethylsiloxane Surfaces for Deposition of Lipid Bilayers.
Adv Mater. 22: 2142-2147, 2010.
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11)  Ramamurthi KS.
Protein localization by recognition of membrane curvature.
Curr. Opin. Microbiol. 13: 753-7, 2010.
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12)  Ramamurthi KS.
Signal transduction: bacterial thermometer works by measuring membrane thickness.
Curr. Biol. 20: R707-9, 2010.
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13)  Ramamurthi KS, Lecuyer S, Stone HA, Losick R.
Geometric cue for protein localization in a bacterium.
Science. 323: 1354-7, 2009.
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14)  Ramamurthi KS, Losick R.
Negative membrane curvature as a cue for subcellular localization of a bacterial protein.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 106: 13541-5, 2009.
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15)  Ramamurthi KS, Losick R.
ATP-driven self-assembly of a morphogenetic protein in Bacillus subtilis.
Mol. Cell. 31: 406-14, 2008.
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16)  Ramamurthi KS, Losick R.
Grasping at origins.
Cell. 134: 916-8, 2008.
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17)  Ramamurthi KS, Clapham KR, Losick R.
Peptide anchoring spore coat assembly to the outer forespore membrane in Bacillus subtilis.
Mol. Microbiol. 62: 1547-57, 2006.
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18)  Ramamurthi KS, Schneewind O.
A synonymous mutation in Yersinia enterocolitica yopE affects the function of the YopE type III secretion signal.
J. Bacteriol. 187: 707-15, 2005.
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19)  Ramamurthi KS, Losick RM.
Protein localization: reach out and touch the forespore.
Curr. Biol. 15: R165-7, 2005.
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20)  Goss JW, Sorg JA, Ramamurthi KS, Ton-That H, Schneewind O.
The secretion signal of YopN, a regulatory protein of the Yersinia enterocolitica type III secretion pathway.
J. Bacteriol. 186: 6320-4, 2004.
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21)  Ramamurthi KS, Schneewind O.
Substrate recognition by the Yersinia type III protein secretion machinery.
Mol. Microbiol. 50: 1095-102, 2003.
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22)  Ramamurthi KS, Schneewind O.
Yersinia yopQ mRNA encodes a bipartite type III secretion signal in the first 15 codons.
Mol. Microbiol. 50: 1189-98, 2003.
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23)  Ramamurthi KS, Schneewind O.
Type iii protein secretion in yersinia species.
Annu. Rev. Cell Dev. Biol. 18: 107-33, 2002.
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24)  Ramamurthi KS, Schneewind O.
Yersinia enterocolitica type III secretion: mutational analysis of the yopQ secretion signal.
J. Bacteriol. 184: 3321-8, 2002.
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25)  Anderson DM, Ramamurthi KS, Tam C, Schneewind O.
YopD and LcrH regulate expression of Yersinia enterocolitica YopQ by a posttranscriptional mechanism and bind to yopQ RNA.
J. Bacteriol. 184: 1287-95, 2002.
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26)  Landgraf R, Ramamurthi KS, Sigman DS.
Kinetics of spontaneous displacement of RNA from heteroduplexes by DNA.
Nucleic Acids Res. 24: 3246-52, 1996.
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