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Molecular anatomy of the receptor binding module of a bacteriophage long tail fiber.

Islam MZ, Fokine A, Mahalingam M, Zhang Z, Garcia-Doval C, van Raaij MJ, Rossmann MG, Rao VB.

PLoS Pathog. 2019 Dec 19;15(12):e1008193. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1008193. eCollection 2019 Dec.


A new perspective in understanding rainfall from satellites over a complex topographic region of India.

Thakur MK, Kumar TVL, Koteswara Rao K, Barbosa H, Rao VB.

Sci Rep. 2019 Oct 30;9(1):15610. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-52075-y.


A systematic review of the epidemiology of human monkeypox outbreaks and implications for outbreak strategy.

Beer EM, Rao VB.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Oct 16;13(10):e0007791. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007791. eCollection 2019 Oct.


Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine use during humanitarian crises.

van Zandvoort K, Checchi F, Diggle E, Eggo RM, Gadroen K, Mulholland K, McGowan CR, le Polain de Waroux O, Rao VB, Satzke C, Flasche S.

Vaccine. 2019 Oct 23;37(45):6787-6792. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.09.038. Epub 2019 Sep 24. Review.


Quantifying the incidence of severe-febrile-illness hospital admissions in sub-Saharan Africa.

Roddy P, Dalrymple U, Jensen TO, Dittrich S, Rao VB, Pfeffer DA, Twohig KA, Roberts T, Bernal O, Guillen E.

PLoS One. 2019 Jul 25;14(7):e0220371. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0220371. eCollection 2019.


Correction: Trinh, H.V., et al. Humoral Response to the HIV-1 Envelope V2 Region in a Thai Early Acute Infection Cohort. Cells 2019, 8, 365.

Trinh HV, Gohain N, Pham PT, Hamlin C, Song H, Sanders-Buell E, Bose M, Eller LA, Jain S, Uritskiy G, Rao VB, Tovanabutra S, Michael NL, Robb ML, Joyce MG, Rao M.

Cells. 2019 Jun 6;8(6). pii: E554. doi: 10.3390/cells8060554.


Genetic Engineering of Bacteriophages Against Infectious Diseases.

Chen Y, Batra H, Dong J, Chen C, Rao VB, Tao P.

Front Microbiol. 2019 May 3;10:954. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00954. eCollection 2019. Review.


Seasonal upsurge of pneumococcal meningitis in the Central African Republic.

Crellen T, Rao VB, Piening T, Zeydner J, Siddiqui MR.

Version 2. Wellcome Open Res. 2019 Mar 29 [revised 2019 Jan 1];3:134. doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.14868.2. eCollection 2018.


Interpreting Osteogenesis Imperfecta Variants of Uncertain Significance in the Context of Physical Abuse: A Case Series.

Canter J, Rao VB, Palusci VJ, Kronn D, Manaster M, Altman R.

J Pediatr Genet. 2019 Jun;8(2):63-68. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1672135. Epub 2018 Sep 21.


Humoral Response to the HIV-1 Envelope V2 Region in a Thai Early Acute Infection Cohort.

Trinh HV, Gohain N, Pham PT, Hamlin C, Song H, Sanders-Buell E, Bose M, Eller LA, Jain S, Uritskiy G, Rao VB, Tovanabutra S, Michael NL, Robb ML, Joyce MG, Rao M.

Cells. 2019 Apr 19;8(4). pii: E365. doi: 10.3390/cells8040365. Erratum in: Cells. 2019 Jun 06;8(6):. Jain, Swati [added]; Uritskiy, Gherman [added]; Rao, Venigalla B [added].


A sequestered fusion peptide in the structure of an HIV-1 transmitted founder envelope trimer.

Ananthaswamy N, Fang Q, AlSalmi W, Jain S, Chen Z, Klose T, Sun Y, Liu Y, Mahalingam M, Chand S, Tovanabutra S, Robb ML, Rossmann MG, Rao VB.

Nat Commun. 2019 Feb 20;10(1):873. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-08825-7.


Nucleotide-dependent DNA gripping and an end-clamp mechanism regulate the bacteriophage T4 viral packaging motor.

Ordyan M, Alam I, Mahalingam M, Rao VB, Smith DE.

Nat Commun. 2018 Dec 21;9(1):5434. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-07834-2.


A Bacteriophage T4 Nanoparticle-Based Dual Vaccine against Anthrax and Plague.

Tao P, Mahalingam M, Zhu J, Moayeri M, Sha J, Lawrence WS, Leppla SH, Chopra AK, Rao VB.

mBio. 2018 Oct 16;9(5). pii: e01926-18. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01926-18.


Bacteriophage T4 nanoparticles for vaccine delivery against infectious diseases.

Tao P, Zhu J, Mahalingam M, Batra H, Rao VB.

Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2019 May;145:57-72. doi: 10.1016/j.addr.2018.06.025. Epub 2018 Jul 6. Review.


Malaria in pregnancy: a call for a safe, efficient, and patient-centred approach to first-trimester treatment.

Rao VB, Jensen TO, Jimenez BC, Robays J, Lasry E, Sterk E, de Smet M; (The MSF Malaria Working Group).

Lancet Glob Health. 2018 Jun;6(6):e607-e608. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30228-6. Epub 2018 Apr 24. No abstract available.


Undisplaced Intraoperative Fracture Presenting as Early Dislocation with Tapered Wedge Stems in Total Hip Arthroplasty - Case Series and Review of Literature.

Reddy AVG, Eachempati KK, Mugalur A, Suchinder A, Rao VBNP, Kamurukuru N.

J Orthop Case Rep. 2017 May-Jun;7(3):31-34. doi: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.792.


Altering the speed of a DNA packaging motor from bacteriophage T4.

Lin S, Alam TI, Kottadiel VI, VanGessel CJ, Tang WC, Chemla YR, Rao VB.

Nucleic Acids Res. 2017 Nov 2;45(19):11437-11448. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkx809.


Cryo-EM structure of the bacteriophage T4 isometric head at 3.3-Å resolution and its relevance to the assembly of icosahedral viruses.

Chen Z, Sun L, Zhang Z, Fokine A, Padilla-Sanchez V, Hanein D, Jiang W, Rossmann MG, Rao VB.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Sep 26;114(39):E8184-E8193. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1708483114. Epub 2017 Sep 11.


A Bivalent Anthrax-Plague Vaccine That Can Protect against Two Tier-1 Bioterror Pathogens, Bacillus anthracis and Yersinia pestis.

Tao P, Mahalingam M, Zhu J, Moayeri M, Kirtley ML, Fitts EC, Andersson JA, Lawrence WS, Leppla SH, Chopra AK, Rao VB.

Front Immunol. 2017 Jun 26;8:687. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2017.00687. eCollection 2017.


Glycosylation and oligomeric state of envelope protein might influence HIV-1 virion capture by α4β7 integrin.

Chand S, Messina EL, AlSalmi W, Ananthaswamy N, Gao G, Uritskiy G, Padilla-Sanchez V, Mahalingam M, Peachman KK, Robb ML, Rao M, Rao VB.

Virology. 2017 Aug;508:199-212. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2017.05.016. Epub 2017 May 31.


Quantitative analyses reveal distinct sensitivities of the capture of HIV-1 primary viruses and pseudoviruses to broadly neutralizing antibodies.

Kim J, Jobe O, Peachman KK, Michael NL, Robb ML, Rao M, Rao VB.

Virology. 2017 Aug;508:188-198. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2017.05.015. Epub 2017 May 31.


Bacteriophage T4 as a Nanoparticle Platform to Display and Deliver Pathogen Antigens: Construction of an Effective Anthrax Vaccine.

Tao P, Li Q, Shivachandra SB, Rao VB.

Methods Mol Biol. 2017;1581:255-267. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6869-5_15.


Highly Effective Soluble and Bacteriophage T4 Nanoparticle Plague Vaccines Against Yersinia pestis.

Tao P, Mahalingam M, Rao VB.

Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1403:499-518. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-3387-7_28.


Exclusion of small terminase mediated DNA threading models for genome packaging in bacteriophage T4.

Gao S, Zhang L, Rao VB.

Nucleic Acids Res. 2016 May 19;44(9):4425-39. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkw184. Epub 2016 Mar 16.


Mechanisms of DNA Packaging by Large Double-Stranded DNA Viruses.

Rao VB, Feiss M.

Annu Rev Virol. 2015 Nov;2(1):351-78. doi: 10.1146/annurev-virology-100114-055212. Epub 2015 Sep 10. Review.


Effect of cytokines on Siglec-1 and HIV-1 entry in monocyte-derived macrophages: the importance of HIV-1 envelope V1V2 region.

Jobe O, Trinh HV, Kim J, Alsalmi W, Tovanabutra S, Ehrenberg PK, Peachman KK, Gao G, Thomas R, Kim JH, Michael NL, Alving CR, Rao VB, Rao M.

J Leukoc Biol. 2016 Jun;99(6):1089-106. doi: 10.1189/jlb.2A0815-361R. Epub 2015 Dec 14.


Cryo-EM structure of the bacteriophage T4 portal protein assembly at near-atomic resolution.

Sun L, Zhang X, Gao S, Rao PA, Padilla-Sanchez V, Chen Z, Sun S, Xiang Y, Subramaniam S, Rao VB, Rossmann MG.

Nat Commun. 2015 Jul 6;6:7548. doi: 10.1038/ncomms8548.



AlSalmi W, Mahalingam M, Ananthaswamy N, Hamlin C, Flores D, Gao G, Rao VB.

J Biol Chem. 2015 Aug 7;290(32):19780-95. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M115.656611. Epub 2015 Jun 18.


Hepatitis C seroprevalence and HIV co-infection in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Rao VB, Johari N, du Cros P, Messina J, Ford N, Cooke GS.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2015 Jul;15(7):819-24. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(15)00006-7. Epub 2015 May 5. Review.


Surgical management of strabismus in Duane retraction syndrome.

Kekunnaya R, Kraft S, Rao VB, Velez FG, Sachdeva V, Hunter DG.

J AAPOS. 2015 Feb;19(1):63-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2014.10.019.


Designing a nine cysteine-less DNA packaging motor from bacteriophage T4 reveals new insights into ATPase structure and function.

Kondabagil K, Dai L, Vafabakhsh R, Ha T, Draper B, Rao VB.

Virology. 2014 Nov;468-470:660-668. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2014.08.033. Epub 2014 Oct 16.


Single-molecule packaging initiation in real time by a viral DNA packaging machine from bacteriophage T4.

Vafabakhsh R, Kondabagil K, Earnest T, Lee KS, Zhang Z, Dai L, Dahmen KA, Rao VB, Ha T.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Oct 21;111(42):15096-101. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1407235111. Epub 2014 Oct 6.


Evidence for an electrostatic mechanism of force generation by the bacteriophage T4 DNA packaging motor.

Migliori AD, Keller N, Alam TI, Mahalingam M, Rao VB, Arya G, Smith DE.

Nat Commun. 2014 Jun 17;5:4173. doi: 10.1038/ncomms5173.


Chimeric fusion karyotypes in childhood B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Kerketta LS, Rao VB, Ghosh K.

Indian Pediatr. 2014 Feb;51(2):152-3.


HIV-1 variable loop 2 and its importance in HIV-1 infection and vaccine development.

Rao M, Peachman KK, Kim J, Gao G, Alving CR, Michael NL, Rao VB.

Curr HIV Res. 2013 Jul;11(5):427-38.


Structure-function analysis of the DNA translocating portal of the bacteriophage T4 packaging machine.

Padilla-Sanchez V, Gao S, Kim HR, Kihara D, Sun L, Rossmann MG, Rao VB.

J Mol Biol. 2014 Mar 6;426(5):1019-38. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2013.10.011. Epub 2013 Oct 11.


Mutated and bacteriophage T4 nanoparticle arrayed F1-V immunogens from Yersinia pestis as next generation plague vaccines.

Tao P, Mahalingam M, Kirtley ML, van Lier CJ, Sha J, Yeager LA, Chopra AK, Rao VB.

PLoS Pathog. 2013;9(7):e1003495. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003495. Epub 2013 Jul 11.


In vitro and in vivo delivery of genes and proteins using the bacteriophage T4 DNA packaging machine.

Tao P, Mahalingam M, Marasa BS, Zhang Z, Chopra AK, Rao VB.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Apr 9;110(15):5846-51. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1300867110. Epub 2013 Mar 25.


Mitochondrial DNA variations in myelodysplastic syndrome.

Gupta M, Madkaikar M, Rao VB, Mishra A, Govindaraj P, Thangaraj K, Ghosh K.

Ann Hematol. 2013 Jul;92(7):871-6. doi: 10.1007/s00277-013-1706-4. Epub 2013 Mar 9.


The molecular architecture of the bacteriophage T4 neck.

Fokine A, Zhang Z, Kanamaru S, Bowman VD, Aksyuk AA, Arisaka F, Rao VB, Rossmann MG.

J Mol Biol. 2013 May 27;425(10):1731-44. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2013.02.012. Epub 2013 Feb 19.


Overcoming health systems barriers to successful malaria treatment.

Rao VB, Schellenberg D, Ghani AC.

Trends Parasitol. 2013 Apr;29(4):164-80. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2013 Feb 14. Review.


Designing a soluble near full-length HIV-1 gp41 trimer.

Gao G, Wieczorek L, Peachman KK, Polonis VR, Alving CR, Rao M, Rao VB.

J Biol Chem. 2013 Jan 4;288(1):234-46. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M112.424432. Epub 2012 Nov 26.


The dynamic pause-unpackaging state, an off-translocation recovery state of a DNA packaging motor from bacteriophage T4.

Kottadiel VI, Rao VB, Chemla YR.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Dec 4;109(49):20000-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1209214109. Epub 2012 Nov 19.


Standard karyotyping concentrates microfilaria and can be a valid concentrating technique for their detection.

Kerketta LS, Rao VB, Ghosh K.

Trop Med Int Health. 2012 Oct;17(10):1222-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2012.03044.x. Epub 2012 Aug 16.


Structure, assembly, and DNA packaging of the bacteriophage T4 head.

Black LW, Rao VB.

Adv Virus Res. 2012;82:119-53. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-394621-8.00018-2. Review.


Portal-large terminase interactions of the bacteriophage T4 DNA packaging machine implicate a molecular lever mechanism for coupling ATPase to DNA translocation.

Hegde S, Padilla-Sanchez V, Draper B, Rao VB.

J Virol. 2012 Apr;86(8):4046-57. doi: 10.1128/JVI.07197-11. Epub 2012 Feb 15.


The bacteriophage DNA packaging machine.

Feiss M, Rao VB.

Adv Exp Med Biol. 2012;726:489-509. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-0980-9_22. Review.


Viruses: sophisticated biological machines.

Rossmann MG, Rao VB.

Adv Exp Med Biol. 2012;726:1-3. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-0980-9_1.


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