Publications

Dolan, M.A., Babin, P., and Wollenzien, P. (2000) Structures of base-paired regions of the 16S rRNA in the 30S ribosomal subunit determined by constraint satisfaction molecular modeling. J Mol. Graph. Modeling (in press)

Mundus, D. and Wollenzien, P. (2000) Structure determination by directed photo-cross-linking in large RNA molecules with site-specific psoralen. Methods Enzymol. 318:104-18.

Noah, J.W., Shapkina, T., and Wollenzien, P. (2000) UV-induced crosslinks in the 16S rRNAs of Escherichia coli, Bacillus subtilis and Thermus aquaticus and their implications for ribosome structure and photochemistry. Nucl. Acids Res 28(19):3785-92.

Shapkina, T. G., Dolan, M. A., Babin, P., and Wollenzien, P. (2000) Initiation factor-3 induced structural changes in the ribosomal subunit and in complexes containing tRNA-fMet and mRNA. J Mol Biol 299(3):615-28.

Juzumiene, D. I. and Wollenzien, P. (2000) Organization of the 16S rRNA around its 5' terminus determined by photochemical crosslinking in the 30S ribosomal subunit. RNA 6:26-40.

Babin, P., Dolan, M., Wollenzien, P., Gutell, R. R. (1999) Identity and geometry of a base-triple in 16S rRNA determined by comparative sequence analysis and molecular modeling. RNA 5:1430-1439.

Noah, J.W., Dolan, M.A., Babin, P., Wollenzien, P. (1999) Effects of tetracycline and spectinomycin on the tertiary structure of ribosomal RNA in the Escherichia coli 30 S ribosomal subunit. J Biol Chem 274(23):16576-81.

Mundus D., Wollenzien P. (1998) Neighborhood of 16S rRNA nucleotides U788/U789 in the 30S ribosomal subunit determined by site-directed crosslinking. RNA 4(11):1373-85.

Noah J.W. and Wollenzien P. (1998) Dependence of the 16S rRNA Decoding Region Structure on Mg2+, Subunit Association, and Temperature. Biochemistry37(44):15442-15448.

Noah J. and Wollenzien, P. (1997) The effect of antibiotics on the tertiary structure of ribosomal RNA in the Escherichia coli 30S ribosomal subunit. Nucl. Acids Symp Ser 36:178-80.

Mundus D., Wollenzien P. (1997) Use of site-directed photochemical crosslinking in the determination of the ribosomal RNA structure in the ribosome. Nucleic Acids Symp Ser 36:171-4.

Juzumiene D., Wollenzien P. (1997) Determination of the 16S ribosomal RNA folded structure with site-directed photoreactive reagents in the 5' and central pseudoknot region. Nucleic Acids Symp Ser 36:168-70.

Wilms, C., Noah, J.W., Zhong, D. and Wollenzien, P. (1997) Exact determination of UV-induced cross-links in 16S ribosomal RNA in 30S ribosomal subunits. RNA 3: 602-612.

Juzumiene, D.I.,Shapkina, T. and Wollenzien, P. (1995)Distribution of crosslinks between mRNA analogues and 16S rRNA in Escherichia coli 70S ribosomes made under equilibrium conditions and their response to tRNA Binding. J. Biol. Chem. 270: 12794-12800.

Ericson, G., Minchew, P. and Wollenzien, P. (1995) Structural changes in base-paired region 28 in 16 S rRNA close to the decoding region of the Escherichia coli 30 S ribosomal subunit are correlated to changes in tRNA binding. J. Mol. Biol. 250: 407-419.

Wollenzien P, Juzumiene D, Shapkina T, Minchew P. (1995) Three dimensional model for the 16S ribosomal RNA that incorporates information for the mRNA track.Nucleic Acids Symp Ser 33:76-8.

Minchew P, Joy S, Bhangu R, Wollenzien P. (1995) Three dimensional model for the 16S ribosomal RNA in the Escherichia coli ribosome. Nucleic Acids Symp Ser 33:68-9.

Juzumiene, D., and Wollenzien, P. (1995) Determination of crosslinking sites between 3' end of 16S rRNA in Escherichia coli 70S ribosomes and mRNA analogues that contain 4-thiouridine. Biology (Lithuania) 1: 19-21.

Graifer DM, Juzumiene DI, Karpova GG, Wollenzien P. (1994) mRNA binding track in the human 80S ribosome for mRNA analogues randomly substituted with 4-thiouridine residues. Biochemistry 33(20):6201-6.

Graifer DM, Juzumiene DI, Wollenzien P, Karpova GG. (1994)Cross-linking of mRNA analogues containing 4-thiouridine residues on the 3'- or 5'-side of the coding triplet to the mRNA binding center of the human ribosome.Biochemistry 33(13):3878-84.

Bhangu R, Juzumiene D, Wollenzien P. (1994) Arrangement of messenger RNA on Escherichia coli ribosomes with respect to 10 16S rRNA cross-linking sites. Biochemistry 33(10):3063-70.

Bhangu R, Wollenzien P. (1992) The mRNA binding track in the Escherichia coli ribosome for mRNAs of different sequences. Biochemistry 31:5937-44.

Wollenzien P, Expert-Bezancon A, Favre A. (1991) Sites of contact of mRNA with 16S rRNA and 23S rRNA in the Escherichia coli ribosome. Biochemistry 30(7):1788-95.

Teare J, Wollenzien P. (1990) The structure of a pre-mRNA molecule in solution determined with a site directed cross-linking reagent. Nucleic Acids Res 18(4):855-64.

Teare J, Wollenzien P. L. (1989) Structures of human and rabbit beta-globin precursor messenger RNAs in solution. Biochemistry 28(15):6208-19.