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Proteins with Intrinsically Disordered Domains Are Preferentially Recruited to Polyglutamine Aggregates.

Wear MP, Kryndushkin D, O'Meally R, Sonnenberg JL, Cole RN, Shewmaker FP.

PLoS One. 2015 Aug 28;10(8):e0136362. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136362. eCollection 2015.


Yeast prions: structure, biology, and prion-handling systems.

Wickner RB, Shewmaker FP, Bateman DA, Edskes HK, Gorkovskiy A, Dayani Y, Bezsonov EE.

Microbiol Mol Biol Rev. 2015 Mar;79(1):1-17. doi: 10.1128/MMBR.00041-14. Review.


Amyloid cannot resist identification.

Kryndushkin D, Wear MP, Shewmaker F.

Prion. 2013 Nov-Dec;7(6):464-8. Epub 2013 Dec 23. Review.


Non-targeted identification of prions and amyloid-forming proteins from yeast and mammalian cells.

Kryndushkin D, Pripuzova N, Burnett BG, Shewmaker F.

J Biol Chem. 2013 Sep 20;288(38):27100-11. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M113.485359. Epub 2013 Aug 7.


RNA-binding ability of FUS regulates neurodegeneration, cytoplasmic mislocalization and incorporation into stress granules associated with FUS carrying ALS-linked mutations.

Daigle JG, Lanson NA Jr, Smith RB, Casci I, Maltare A, Monaghan J, Nichols CD, Kryndushkin D, Shewmaker F, Pandey UB.

Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Mar 15;22(6):1193-205. doi: 10.1093/hmg/dds526. Epub 2012 Dec 20.


Sex, prions, and plasmids in yeast.

Kelly AC, Shewmaker FP, Kryndushkin D, Wickner RB.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Oct 2;109(40):E2683-90. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1213449109. Epub 2012 Sep 4.


Study of amyloids using yeast.

Wickner RB, Kryndushkin D, Shewmaker F, McGlinchey R, Edskes HK.

Methods Mol Biol. 2012;849:321-46. doi: 10.1007/978-1-61779-551-0_22.


Modeling ALS and FTLD proteinopathies in yeast: an efficient approach for studying protein aggregation and toxicity.

Kryndushkin D, Shewmaker F.

Prion. 2011 Oct-Dec;5(4):250-7. doi: 10.4161/pri.17229. Epub 2011 Oct 1. Review.


Amyloid of the Candida albicans Ure2p prion domain is infectious and has an in-register parallel ╬▓-sheet structure.

Engel A, Shewmaker F, Edskes HK, Dyda F, Wickner RB.

Biochemistry. 2011 Jul 12;50(27):5971-8. doi: 10.1021/bi200142x. Epub 2011 Jun 15.


Structural insights into functional and pathological amyloid.

Shewmaker F, McGlinchey RP, Wickner RB.

J Biol Chem. 2011 May 13;286(19):16533-40. doi: 10.1074/jbc.R111.227108. Epub 2011 Mar 25. Review.


The relationship of prions and translation.

Wickner RB, Edskes HK, Shewmaker FP, Kryndushkin D, Nemecek J, McGlinchey R, Bateman D.

Wiley Interdiscip Rev RNA. 2010 Jul-Aug;1(1):81-9. doi: 10.1002/wrna.8. Review.


Repeat domains of melanosome matrix protein Pmel17 orthologs form amyloid fibrils at the acidic melanosomal pH.

McGlinchey RP, Shewmaker F, Hu KN, McPhie P, Tycko R, Wickner RB.

J Biol Chem. 2011 Mar 11;286(10):8385-93. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M110.197152. Epub 2010 Dec 10.


Prion amyloid structure explains templating: how proteins can be genes.

Wickner RB, Shewmaker F, Edskes H, Kryndushkin D, Nemecek J, McGlinchey R, Bateman D, Winchester CL.

FEMS Yeast Res. 2010 Dec;10(8):980-91. doi: 10.1111/j.1567-1364.2010.00666.x. Review.


Quantitative characterization of heparin binding to Tau protein: implication for inducer-mediated Tau filament formation.

Zhu HL, Fernández C, Fan JB, Shewmaker F, Chen J, Minton AP, Liang Y.

J Biol Chem. 2010 Feb 5;285(6):3592-9. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M109.035691. Epub 2009 Dec 3.


Crowded cell-like environment accelerates the nucleation step of amyloidogenic protein misfolding.

Zhou Z, Fan JB, Zhu HL, Shewmaker F, Yan X, Chen X, Chen J, Xiao GF, Guo L, Liang Y.

J Biol Chem. 2009 Oct 30;284(44):30148-58. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M109.002832. Epub 2009 Sep 10.


Measurement of amyloid fibril mass-per-length by tilted-beam transmission electron microscopy.

Chen B, Thurber KR, Shewmaker F, Wickner RB, Tycko R.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Aug 25;106(34):14339-44. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0907821106. Epub 2009 Aug 11.


The repeat domain of the melanosome fibril protein Pmel17 forms the amyloid core promoting melanin synthesis.

McGlinchey RP, Shewmaker F, McPhie P, Monterroso B, Thurber K, Wickner RB.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Aug 18;106(33):13731-6. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0906509106. Epub 2009 Jul 31.


The functional curli amyloid is not based on in-register parallel beta-sheet structure.

Shewmaker F, McGlinchey RP, Thurber KR, McPhie P, Dyda F, Tycko R, Wickner RB.

J Biol Chem. 2009 Sep 11;284(37):25065-76. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M109.007054. Epub 2009 Jul 1.


Prion variants, species barriers, generation and propagation.

Wickner RB, Edskes HK, Shewmaker F, Kryndushkin D, Nemecek J.

J Biol. 2009;8(5):47. doi: 10.1186/jbiol148. Epub 2009 May 26. Review.


Two prion variants of Sup35p have in-register parallel beta-sheet structures, independent of hydration.

Shewmaker F, Kryndushkin D, Chen B, Tycko R, Wickner RB.

Biochemistry. 2009 Jun 16;48(23):5074-82. doi: 10.1021/bi900345q.

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