Recommended Readings: Shixin Liu, Ph.D. September 29

Special Seminar
Monday, September 29, 2014
4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium

Shixin Liu, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow,
California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3),
University of California, Berkeley

Visualization and Manipulation of Single Biomolecular Machines

Recommended Readings

Empirical Articles

Chistol, G., Liu, S., Hetherington, C. L., Moffitt, J. R., Grimes, S., Jardine, P. J., & Bustamante, C. (2012). High degree of coordination and division of labor among subunits in a homomeric ring ATPase. Cell, 151(5), 1017–1028. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2012.10.031

Liu, S., Abbondanzieri, E., & Rausch, J. (2008). Slide into action: dynamic shuttling of HIV reverse transcriptase on nucleic acid substrates. Science, 322(5904):1092-1097. doi: 10.1126/science.1163108.

Liu, S., Chistol, G., Hetherington, C. L., Tafoya, S., Aathavan, K., Schnitzbauer, J., … Bustamante, C. (2014). A viral packaging motor varies its DNA rotation and step size to preserve subunit coordination as the capsid fills. Cell, 157(3), 702–713. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2014.02.034

Liu, S., Harada, B. T., Miller, J. T., Le Grice, S. F. J., & Zhuang, X. (2010). Initiation complex dynamics direct the transitions between distinct phases of early HIV reverse transcription. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, 17(12), 1453–60. doi:10.1038/nsmb.1937

Review Papers

Liu, S., Chistol, G., & Bustamante, C. (2014). Mechanical operation and intersubunit coordination of ring-shaped molecular motors: insights from single-molecule studies. Biophysical Journal, 106(9), 1844–58. doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2014.03.029