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  1. Yao Y, Marassi FM. Reconstitution and Characterization of BCL-2 Family Proteins in Lipid Bilayer Nanodiscs. Methods Mol Biol. 2019;1877:233-246. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-8861-7_16. PubMed PMID: 30536010; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6599400.
  2. Ekanayake V, Nisan D, Ryzhov P, Yao Y, Marassi FM. Lipoprotein Particle Formation by Proapoptotic tBid. Biophys J. 2018 Aug 7;115(3):533-542. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2018.06.021. Epub 2018 Jun 26. PubMed PMID: 30017071; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6084415.
  3. Follis AV, Llambi F, Kalkavan H, Yao Y, Phillips AH, Park CG, Marassi FM, Green DR, Kriwacki RW. Regulation of apoptosis by an intrinsically disordered region of Bcl-xL. Nat Chem Biol. 2018 May;14(5):458-465. doi: 10.1038/s41589-018-0011-x. Epub 2018 Mar 5. PubMed PMID: 29507390; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5899648.
  4. Dutta SK, Yao Y, Marassi FM. Structural Insights into the Yersinia pestis Outer Membrane Protein Ail in Lipid Bilayers. J Phys Chem B. 2017 Aug 17;121(32):7561-7570. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b03941. Epub 2017 Aug 4. PubMed PMID: 28726410; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5713880.
  5. Opella SJ, Marassi FM. Applications of NMR to membrane proteins. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2017 Aug 15;628:92-101. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2017 May 18. Review. PubMed PMID: 28529197; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5657258.
  6. Yao Y, Dutta SK, Park SH, Rai R, Fujimoto LM, Bobkov AA, Opella SJ, Marassi FM. High resolution solid-state NMR spectroscopy of the Yersinia pestis outer membrane protein Ail in lipid membranes. J Biomol NMR. 2017 Mar;67(3):179-190. doi: 10.1007/s10858-017-0094-9. Epub 2017 Feb 26. PubMed PMID: 28239773; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5490241.
  7. Tian Y, Schwieters CD, Opella SJ, Marassi FM. High quality NMR structures: a new force field with implicit water and membrane solvation for Xplor-NIH. J Biomol NMR. 2017 Jan;67(1):35-49. doi: 10.1007/s10858-016-0082-5. Epub 2016 Dec 29. PubMed PMID: 28035651; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5487259.
  8. Yao Y, Nisan D, Fujimoto LM, Antignani A, Barnes A, Tjandra N, Youle RJ, Marassi FM. Characterization of the membrane-inserted C-terminus of cytoprotective BCL-XL. Protein Expr Purif. 2016 Jun;122:56-63. doi: 10.1016/j.pep.2016.02.010. Epub 2016 Feb 23. PubMed PMID: 26923059; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4842142.
  9. Bartra SS, Ding Y, Miya Fujimoto L, Ring JG, Jain V, Ram S, Marassi FM, Plano GV. Yersinia pestis uses the Ail outer membrane protein to recruit vitronectin. Microbiology. 2015 Nov;161(11):2174-2183. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.000179. Epub 2015 Sep 15. PubMed PMID: 26377177; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4806588.
  10. Marassi FM, Ding Y, Schwieters CD, Tian Y, Yao Y. Backbone structure of Yersinia pestis Ail determined in micelles by NMR-restrained simulated annealing with implicit membrane solvation. J Biomol NMR. 2015 Sep;63(1):59-65. doi: 10.1007/s10858-015-9963-2. Epub 2015 Jul 5. PubMed PMID: 26143069; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4577439.
  11. Tian Y, Schwieters CD, Opella SJ, Marassi FM. A Practical Implicit Membrane Potential for NMR Structure Calculations of Membrane Proteins. Biophys J. 2015 Aug 4;109(3):574-85. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2015.06.047. PubMed PMID: 26244739; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4572468.
  12. Yao Y, Fujimoto LM, Hirshman N, Bobkov AA, Antignani A, Youle RJ, Marassi FM. Conformation of BCL-XL upon Membrane Integration. J Mol Biol. 2015 Jul 3;427(13):2262-70. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2015.02.019. Epub 2015 Feb 27. PubMed PMID: 25731750; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4457587.
  13. Cheng X, Jo S, Qi Y, Marassi FM, Im W. Solid-State NMR-Restrained Ensemble Dynamics of a Membrane Protein in Explicit Membranes. Biophys J. 2015 Apr 21;108(8):1954-62. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2015.03.012. PubMed PMID: 25902435; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4407261.
  14. Ding Y, Fujimoto LM, Yao Y, Marassi FM. Solid-state NMR of the Yersinia pestis outer membrane protein Ail in lipid bilayer nanodiscs sedimented by ultracentrifugation. J Biomol NMR. 2015 Apr;61(3-4):275-86. doi: 10.1007/s10858-014-9893-4. Epub 2015 Jan 13. PubMed PMID: 25578899; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4398618.
  15. Ding Y, Fujimoto LM, Yao Y, Plano GV, Marassi FM. Influence of the lipid membrane environment on structure and activity of the outer membrane protein Ail from Yersinia pestis. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2015 Feb;1848(2):712-20. doi: 10.1016/j.bbamem.2014.11.021. Epub 2014 Nov 27. PubMed PMID: 25433311; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4281492.
  16. Gong XM, Ding Y, Yu J, Yao Y, Marassi FM. Structure of the Na,K-ATPase regulatory protein FXYD2b in micelles: implications for membrane-water interfacial arginines. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2015 Jan;1848(1 Pt B):299-306. doi: 10.1016/j.bbamem.2014.04.021. Epub 2014 May 2. PubMed PMID: 24794573; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4216782.
  17. Tian Y, Lu GJ, Marassi FM, Opella SJ. Structure of the membrane protein MerF, a bacterial mercury transporter, improved by the inclusion of chemical shift anisotropy constraints. J Biomol NMR. 2014 Sep;60(1):67-71. doi: 10.1007/s10858-014-9852-0. Epub 2014 Aug 8. PubMed PMID: 25103921; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4154067.
  18. Tian Y, Schwieters CD, Opella SJ, Marassi FM. A practical implicit solvent potential for NMR structure calculation. J Magn Reson. 2014 Jun;243:54-64. doi: 10.1016/j.jmr.2014.03.011. Epub 2014 Apr 2. PubMed PMID: 24747742; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4037354.
  19. Volkmann N, Marassi FM, Newmeyer DD, Hanein D. The rheostat in the membrane: BCL-2 family proteins and apoptosis. Cell Death Differ. 2014 Feb;21(2):206-15. doi: 10.1038/cdd.2013.153. Epub 2013 Oct 25. Review. PubMed PMID: 24162659; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3890954.
  20. Ding Y, Yao Y, Marassi FM. Membrane protein structure determination in membrana. Acc Chem Res. 2013 Sep 17;46(9):2182-90. doi: 10.1021/ar400041a. Epub 2013 Jun 24. PubMed PMID: 24041243; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3970975.
  21. Cheng X, Jo S, Marassi FM, Im W. NMR-based simulation studies of Pf1 coat protein in explicit membranes. Biophys J. 2013 Aug 6;105(3):691-8. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2013.06.040. PubMed PMID: 23931317; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3736739.
  22. Lu GJ, Tian Y, Vora N, Marassi FM, Opella SJ. The structure of the mercury transporter MerF in phospholipid bilayers: a large conformational rearrangement results from N-terminal truncation. J Am Chem Soc. 2013 Jun 26;135(25):9299-302. doi: 10.1021/ja4042115. Epub 2013 Jun 17. PubMed PMID: 23763519; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3763827.
  23. Marassi FM. The discreet charm of the curve. Biophys J. 2013 Mar 19;104(6):1215-6. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2013.01.046. Epub 2013 Mar 19. PubMed PMID: 23528078; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3602748.
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  26. Park SH, Das BB, Casagrande F, Tian Y, Nothnagel HJ, Chu M, Kiefer H, Maier K, De Angelis AA, Marassi FM, Opella SJ. Structure of the chemokine receptor CXCR1 in phospholipid bilayers. Nature. 2012 Nov 29;491(7426):779-83. doi: 10.1038/nature11580. Epub 2012 Oct 21. PubMed PMID: 23086146; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3700570.
  27. Tian Y, Opella SJ, Marassi FM. Improved chemical shift prediction by Rosetta conformational sampling. J Biomol NMR. 2012 Nov;54(3):237-43. doi: 10.1007/s10858-012-9677-7. Epub 2012 Sep 25. PubMed PMID: 23007199; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3484222.
  28. Yao Y, Barghava N, Kim J, Niederweis M, Marassi FM. Molecular structure and peptidoglycan recognition of Mycobacterium tuberculosis ArfA (Rv0899). J Mol Biol. 2012 Feb 17;416(2):208-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2011.12.030. Epub 2011 Dec 21. PubMed PMID: 22206986; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3269530.
  29. Das BB, Nothnagel HJ, Lu GJ, Son WS, Tian Y, Marassi FM, Opella SJ. Structure determination of a membrane protein in proteoliposomes. J Am Chem Soc. 2012 Feb 1;134(4):2047-56. doi: 10.1021/ja209464f. Epub 2012 Jan 23. PubMed PMID: 22217388; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3272072.
  30. Tian Y, Schwieters CD, Opella SJ, Marassi FM. AssignFit: a program for simultaneous assignment and structure refinement from solid-state NMR spectra. J Magn Reson. 2012 Jan;214(1):42-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jmr.2011.10.002. Epub 2011 Oct 8. PubMed PMID: 22036904; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3257385.
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  32. Marassi FM. Mycobacterium tuberculosis Rv0899 defines a family of membrane proteins widespread in nitrogen-fixing bacteria. Proteins. 2011 Oct;79(10):2946-55. doi: 10.1002/prot.23151. Epub 2011 Aug 26. PubMed PMID: 21905117; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3172613.
  33. Bibert S, Liu CC, Figtree GA, Garcia A, Hamilton EJ, Marassi FM, Sweadner KJ, Cornelius F, Geering K, Rasmussen HH. FXYD proteins reverse inhibition of the Na+-K+ pump mediated by glutathionylation of its beta1 subunit. J Biol Chem. 2011 May 27;286(21):18562-72. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M110.184101. Epub 2011 Mar 30. PubMed PMID: 21454534; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3099672.
  34. Plesniak LA, Mahalakshmi R, Rypien C, Yang Y, Racic J, Marassi FM. Expression, refolding, and initial structural characterization of the Y. pestis Ail outer membrane protein in lipids. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2011 Jan;1808(1):482-9. doi: 10.1016/j.bbamem.2010.09.017. Epub 2010 Sep 29. PubMed PMID: 20883662; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2997907.
  35. Park SH, Marassi FM, Black D, Opella SJ. Structure and dynamics of the membrane-bound form of Pf1 coat protein: implications of structural rearrangement for virus assembly. Biophys J. 2010 Sep 8;99(5):1465-74. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2010.06.009. PubMed PMID: 20816058; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2931714.
  36. Plesniak LA, Salzameda B, Hinderberger H, Regan E, Kahn J, Mills SA, Teriete P, Yao Y, Jennings P, Marassi F, Adams JA. Structure and activity of CPNGRC: a modified CD13/APN peptidic homing motif. Chem Biol Drug Des. 2010 Jun;75(6):551-62. doi: 10.1111/j.1747-0285.2010.00974.x. Epub 2010 Mar 30. PubMed PMID: 20374250; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2890305.
  37. Teriete P, Yao Y, Kolodzik A, Yu J, Song H, Niederweis M, Marassi FM. Mycobacterium tuberculosis Rv0899 adopts a mixed alpha/beta-structure and does not form a transmembrane beta-barrel. Biochemistry. 2010 Apr 6;49(13):2768-77. doi: 10.1021/bi100158s. PubMed PMID: 20199110; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2847638.
  38. Yao Y, Marassi FM. BAX and BAK caught in the act. Mol Cell. 2009 Nov 13;36(3):353-4. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2009.10.023. PubMed PMID: 19917244; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2897738.
  39. Teriete P, Thai K, Choi J, Marassi FM. Effects of PKA phosphorylation on the conformation of the Na,K-ATPase regulatory protein FXYD1. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2009 Nov;1788(11):2462-70. doi: 10.1016/j.bbamem.2009.09.001. Epub 2009 Sep 15. PubMed PMID: 19761758; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2778042.
  40. Yao Y, Bobkov AA, Plesniak LA, Marassi FM. Mapping the interaction of pro-apoptotic tBID with pro-survival BCL-XL. Biochemistry. 2009 Sep 15;48(36):8704-11. doi: 10.1021/bi901171n. PubMed PMID: 19670908; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2762941.
  41. Diller A, Loudet C, Aussenac F, Raffard G, Fournier S, Laguerre M, Grélard A, Opella SJ, Marassi FM, Dufourc EJ. Bicelles: A natural 'molecular goniometer' for structural, dynamical and topological studies of molecules in membranes. Biochimie. 2009 Jun;91(6):744-51. doi: 10.1016/j.biochi.2009.02.003. Epub 2009 Feb 25. Review. PubMed PMID: 19248817; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2899883.
  42. Park SH, Loudet C, Marassi FM, Dufourc EJ, Opella SJ. Solid-state NMR spectroscopy of a membrane protein in biphenyl phospholipid bicelles with the bilayer normal parallel to the magnetic field. J Magn Reson. 2008 Jul;193(1):133-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jmr.2008.04.033. Epub 2008 Apr 29. PubMed PMID: 18492613; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2562692.
  43. Mahalakshmi R, Marassi FM. Orientation of the Escherichia coli outer membrane protein OmpX in phospholipid bilayer membranes determined by solid-State NMR. Biochemistry. 2008 Jun 24;47(25):6531-8. doi: 10.1021/bi800362b. PubMed PMID: 18512961; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2899889.
  44. Lambert LJ, Bobkov AA, Smith JW, Marassi FM. Competitive interactions of collagen and a jararhagin-derived disintegrin peptide with the integrin alpha2-I domain. J Biol Chem. 2008 Jun 13;283(24):16665-72. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M710483200. Epub 2008 Apr 16. PubMed PMID: 18417478; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2423259.
  45. Franzin CM, Gong XM, Teriete P, Marassi FM. Structures of the FXYD regulatory proteins in lipid micelles and membranes. J Bioenerg Biomembr. 2007 Dec;39(5-6):379-83. doi: 10.1007/s10863-007-9105-y. Review. PubMed PMID: 18000745; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2917602.
  46. Franzin CM, Teriete P, Marassi FM. Membrane orientation of the Na,K-ATPase regulatory membrane protein CHIF determined by solid-state NMR. Magn Reson Chem. 2007 Dec;45 Suppl 1:S192-7. doi: 10.1002/mrc.2144. PubMed PMID: 18098352; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2920893.
  47. Mahalakshmi R, Franzin CM, Choi J, Marassi FM. NMR structural studies of the bacterial outer membrane protein OmpX in oriented lipid bilayer membranes. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2007 Dec;1768(12):3216-24. doi: 10.1016/j.bbamem.2007.08.008. Epub 2007 Aug 24. PubMed PMID: 17916325; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2369366.
  48. Choi J, Zhai D, Zhou X, Satterthwait A, Reed JC, Marassi FM. Mapping the specific cytoprotective interaction of humanin with the pro-apoptotic protein bid. Chem Biol Drug Des. 2007 Nov;70(5):383-92. doi: 10.1111/j.1747-0285.2007.00576.x. Epub 2007 Oct 10. PubMed PMID: 17927731; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2917600.
  49. Franzin CM, Teriete P, Marassi FM. Structural similarity of a membrane protein in micelles and membranes. J Am Chem Soc. 2007 Jul 4;129(26):8078-9. doi: 10.1021/ja0728371. Epub 2007 Jun 13. PubMed PMID: 17567018; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2518691.
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