Publications

2018

128. K.D. Warner, C.E. Hajdin and K.M. Weeks, Principles for targeting RNA with drug-like small molecules. Nature Rev. Drug Discov. 17, in press (2018).  link

127. A.M. Mustoe, M. Corley, A. Laederach and K.M. Weeks, mRNA structure regulates translation initiation: A mechanism exploited from bacteria to humans. Biochemistry 57, 3537-3539 (2018).  link

126. E.M. Langdon, Y. Qiu, N.A. Ghanbari, G.A. McLaughlin, C.A. Weidmann, T.M. Gerbich, J.A. Smith, J.M. Crutchley, C.M. Termini, K.M. Weeks, S. Myong and A. Gladfelter, mRNA structure determines specificity of a polyQ-driven phase separation. Science 360, 922-927 (2018).  link

125. M.J. Smola and K.M. Weeks, In-cell RNA structure probing with SHAPE-MaP. Nature Prot. 13, 1181-1195 (2018).  link

124. A.M. Mustoe, S. Busan, G.M. Rice, C.E. Hajdin, B.K. Peterson, V.M. Ruda, N. Kubica, R. Nutiu, J.L. Baryza and K.M. Weeks, Pervasive regulatory functions of mRNA structure revealed by high-resolution SHAPE probing. Cell 173, 181-195 (2018).  link  data

123. Y. Liu, J. Chen, O.A. Nikolaitchik, B.A. Desimmie, S. Busan, V.K. Pathak, K.M. Weeks and W.S. Hu, The roles of five conserved lentiviral RNA structures in HIV-1 replication. Virol. 514, 1-8 (2018).  link

122. S. Busan and K.M. Weeks, Accurate detection of chemical modifications in RNA by mutational profiling (MaP) with ShapeMapper 2. RNA 24, 143-148 (2018).  link  pdf  software

2017

121. B. Williams, B. Zhao, A. Tandon, F. Ding, K.M. Weeks, Q. Zhang and N.V. Dokholyan, Structure modeling of RNA using sparse NMR constraints. Nucl. Acids Res. 45, 45, 12638-12647 (2017).  link  pdf

120. M. Corley, A. Solem, G. Phillips, L. Lackey, B. Ziehr, H.A. Vincent, A.M. Mustoe, S.B.V Ramos, K.M. Weeks, N.J. Moorman and A. Laederach, An RNA structure-mediated, posttranscriptional model of human α-1-antitrypsin expression. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 114, E10244 (2017).  link  pdf

119. S. Busan and K.M. Weeks, Visualization of RNA structure models within the Integrative Genomics Viewer. RNA 23, 1012-1018 (2017).  link  pdf

118. B.C. Larman, E.A. Dethoff and K.M. Weeks, Packaged and free STMV RNA genomes adopt distinct conformational states. Biochemistry 56, 2175-2183 (2017).  link  pdf

117. Z. Miao et al. [N.V. Dokholyan, G.M. Rice, B. Williams, K.M. Weeks, and 40 others] and E. Westhof, RNA-Puzzles Round III: 3D RNA structure prediction of five riboswitches and one ribozyme. RNA 23, 655-672 (2017).  link  pdf

116. A. Krokhotin, A.M. Mustoe, K.M. Weeks and N.V. Dokholyan, Direct detection of base-paired RNA nucleotides by correlated chemical probing. RNA 23, 6-13 (2017).  link  pdf

2016

115. M.J. Smola, T.W. Christy, K. Inoue, C.O. Nicholson, M. Friedersdorf, J.D. Keene, D.M. Lee, J.M. Calabrese and K.M. Weeks, SHAPE reveals transcript-wide interactions, complex structural domains, and protein interactions across the Xist lncRNA in living cells. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 113, 10322-10327 (2016).  link  pdf  data

114. C.A. Weidmann, A.M. Mustoe and K.M. Weeks, Direct duplex detection: An emerging tool in the RNA structure analysis toolbox. Trends Biochem. Sci. 41, 734-736 (2016).  link  pdf

113. A.T. Kariisa, K.M. Weeks and R. Tamayo, The RNA domain Vc1 regulates downstream gene expression in response to cyclic diguanylate in Vibrio cholerae. PLoS One 11, e0148478 (2016).  link  pdf

2015

112. M.J. Smola, J.M. Calabrese and K.M. Weeks, Detection of RNA-protein interactions in living cells with SHAPE. Biochemistry 54, 6867-6875 (2015).  link  pdf  data  software

111. Y.F. Lu, D.M. Mauger, D.B. Goldstein, T.J. Urban, K.M. Weeks and S.S. Bradrick, IFNL3 mRNA structure is remodeled by a functional non-coding polymorphism associated with hepatitis C virus clearance. Sci. Rep. 5, 16037 (2015).  link  pdf

110. J. Tyrrell, K.M. Weeks and G.J. Pielak, Challenge of mimicking the influences of the cellular environment on RNA structure by PEG-induced macromolecular crowding. Biochemistry 54, 6447-6453 (2015).  link  pdf  data

109. M.J. Smola, G.M. Rice, S. Busan, N.A. Siegfried and K.M. Weeks, Selective 2'-hydroxyl acylation analyzed by primer extension and mutational profiling (SHAPE-MaP) for direct, versatile, and accurate RNA structure analysis. Nature Protoc. 10, 1643-1669 (2015).  link  pdf

108. K.M. Kutchko, W. Sanders, B. Ziehr, G. Phillips, A. Solem, M. Halvorsen, K.M. Weeks, N. Moorman and A. Laederach, Multiple conformations are a conserved and regulatory feature of the RB1 5' UTR. RNA 21, 1274-1285 (2015).  link  pdf  data

107. K.M. Weeks, RNA clubs. RNA 21, 760-761 (2015).  link  pdf

106. D.M. Mauger, M. Golden, D. Yamane, S. Willford, S.M. Lemon, D.P. Martin and K.M. Weeks, The functionally conserved architecture of hepatitis C virus RNA genomes. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 112, 3692-3697 (2015).  link  pdf  data

105. J.L. McGinnis, Q. Liu, C.A. Lavender, A. Devaraj, S.P. McClory, K. Fredrick and K.M. Weeks, In-cell SHAPE reveals that free 30S ribosome subunits are in the inactive state. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 112, 2425-2430 (2015).  link  pdf  data

104. C.A. Lavender, R.J. Gorelick and K.M. Weeks, Structure-based alignment and consensus secondary structures for three HIV-related RNA genomes. PLoS Comput. Biol. 11, e1004230 (2015).  link  pdf  data

103. C.A. Lavender, R. Lorenz, G. Zhang, R. Tamayo, I.L. Hofacker and K.M. Weeks, Model-free RNA sequence and structure alignment informed by SHAPE probing reveals a conserved alternative secondary structure for 16S rRNA. PLoS Comput. Biol. 11, e1004126 (2015).  link  pdf  data

102. K.M. Weeks, Toward all RNA structures, concisely. Biopolymers 103, 438-448 (2015).  link  pdf

101. A.I. Taylor, V.B. Pinheiro, M.J. Smola, A.S. Morgunov, S. Peak-Chew, C. Cozens, K.M. Weeks, P. Herdewijn & P. Holliger, Catalysts from synthetic genetic polymers. Nature 518, 427-430 (2015).  link  pdf

2014

100. P.J. Homan, A. Tandon, G.M. Rice, F. Ding, N.V. Dokholyan and K.M. Weeks, RNA tertiary structure analysis by 2'-hydroxyl molecular interference. Biochemistry 53, 6825-6833 (2014).  link  pdf

99. P.J. Homan, O.V. Favorov, C.A. Lavender, O. Kursun, X. Ge, S. Busan, N.V. Dokholyan and K.M. Weeks, Single-molecule correlated chemical probing of RNA. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111, 13858-13863 (2014).  link  pdf  data  software

98. N.A. Siegfried, S. Busan, G.M. Rice, J.A.E. Nelson and K.M. Weeks, RNA motif discovery by SHAPE and mutational profiling (SHAPE-MaP). Nature Meths. 11, 959-965 (2014).  link  pdf  data  software

97. J.T. Low, P. Garcia-Miranda, K.D. Mouzakis, R.J. Gorelick, S.E. Butcher and K.M. Weeks, Structure and dynamics of the HIV-1 frameshift element RNA. Biochemistry 53, 4282-4291 (2014).  link  pdf

96. G.M. Rice, S. Busan, F. Karabiber, O.V. Favorov and K.M. Weeks, SHAPE analysis of small RNAs and riboswitches. Methods Enzymol. 549, 165-187 (2014).  link  pdf  software

95. J.L. McGinnis and K.M. Weeks, Ribosomal RNA assembly intermediates visualized in living cells. Biochemistry 53, 3237-3247 (2014).  link  pdf  data

94. K.D. Warner, P. Homan, K.M. Weeks, A.G. Smith, C. Abell & A.R. Ferré-D'Amaré, Validating fragment-based drug discovery for biological RNAs: Lead fragments bind and remodel the TPP riboswitch specifically. Chem. Biol. 21, 591-595 (2014).  link  pdf

93. J.K. Grohman, R.J. Gorelick, S. Kottegoda, N.L. Allbritton, A. Rein and K.M. Weeks, An immature retroviral RNA genome resembles a kinetically trapped intermediate state. J. Virol. 88, 6061–6068 (2014).  link  pdf

92. G.M. Rice, C.W. Leonard and K.M. Weeks, RNA secondary structure modeling at consistent high accuracy using differential SHAPE. RNA 20, 846-854 (2014).  link  pdf  data  software

2013

91. J. Tyrrell, J.L. McGinnis, K.M. Weeks and G.J. Pielak, The cellular environment stabilizes adenine riboswitch RNA structure. Biochemistry 52, 8777-8785 (2013).  link  pdf

90. S. Busan and K.M. Weeks, The role of context in RNA structure: flanking sequences reconfigure CAG motif folding in huntingtin exon 1 transcripts. Biochemistry 52, 8219-8225 (2013).  link  pdf

89. E.J. Archer, M.A. Simpson, N.J. Watts, R. O'Kane, B. Wang, D.A. Erie, A. McPherson and K.M. Weeks, Long-range architecture in a viral RNA genome. Biochemistry 52, 3182-3190 (2013).  link  pdf  data

88. E. Pollom, K.K. Dang, E.L. Potter, R.J. Gorelick, C.L. Burch, K.M. Weeks and R. Swanstrom, Comparison of SIV and HIV-1 genomic RNA structures reveals impact of sequence evolution on conserved and non-conserved structural motifs. PLoS Path. 9, e1003294 (2013).  link  pdf

87. D.M. Mauger, N.A. Siegfried and K.M. Weeks, The genetic code as expressed through relationships between mRNA structure and protein function. FEBS Lett. 587, 1180-1188 (2013).  link  pdf

86. C.E. Hajdin, S. Bellaousov, W. Huggins, C.W. Leonard, D.H. Mathews and K.M. Weeks, Accurate SHAPE-directed RNA secondary structure modeling, including pseudoknots. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 110, 5498-5503 (2013).  link  pdf  data

85. J.K. Grohman, R.J. Gorelick, C.R. Lickwar, J.D. Lieb, B.D. Bower, B.M. Znosko and K.M. Weeks, A guanosine-centric mechanism for RNA chaperone function. Science 340, 190-195 (2013).  link  pdf

84. S. Ramachandran, F. Ding, K.M. Weeks and N.V. Dokholyan, Statistical analysis of SHAPE-directed RNA secondary structure modeling. Biochemistry 52, 596-599 (2013).  link  pdf

83. C.W. Leonard, C.E. Hajdin, F. Karabiber, D.H. Mathews, O.V. Favorov, N.V. Dokholyan and K.M. Weeks, Principles for understanding the accuracy of SHAPE-directed RNA structure modeling. Biochemistry 52, 588-595 (2013).  link  pdf  data

82. F. Karabiber, J.L. McGinnis, O.V. Favorov and K.M. Weeks, QuShape: Rapid, accurate and best-practices quantification of nucleic acid probing information, resolved by capillary electrophoresis. RNA 19, 63–73 (2013).  link  pdf  software

2012

81. K.-A. Steen, G.M. Rice and K.M. Weeks, Fingerprinting non-canonical and tertiary RNA structures by differential SHAPE reactivity. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 13160-13163 (2012).  link  pdf

80. F. Ding, C.A. Lavender, K.M. Weeks and N.V. Dokholyan, Three-dimensional RNA structure refinement by hydroxyl radical probing. Nature Meths. 9, 603-608 (2012).  link  pdf

79. J.L. McGinnis, J.A. Dunkle, J.H.D. Cate and K.M. Weeks, The mechanisms of RNA SHAPE chemistry. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 6617-6624 (2012).  link  pdf

78. J.T. Low, S.A. Knoepfel, J.M. Watts, O. ter Brake, B. Berkhout and K.M. Weeks, SHAPE-directed discovery of highly potent shRNA inhibitors of HIV-1. Mol. Ther. 20, 820-828 (2012).  link  pdf

77. J.A. Cruz et al. [C.A. Lavender, K.M. Weeks, and 29 others] and E. Westhof, RNA-Puzzles: A CASP-like evaluation of RNA three-dimensional structure prediction. RNA 18, 610-625 (2012).  link  pdf

2011

76. J.K. Grohman, S. Kottegoda, R.J. Gorelick, N.L. Allbritton and K.M. Weeks, Femtomole SHAPE reveals regulatory structures in the authentic XMRV RNA genome. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133, 20326–20334 (2011).  link  pdf

75. K.-A. Steen, N.A. Siegfried and K.M. Weeks, Selective 2ʹ-hydroxyl acylation analyzed by protection from exoribonuclease (RNase-detected SHAPE) for direct analysis of covalent adducts and of nucleotide flexibility in RNA. Nature Protoc. 6, 1683-1694 (2011).  link  pdf

74. K.M. Weeks and D.M. Mauger, Exploring RNA structural codes with SHAPE chemistry. Acc. Chem. Res. 44, 1280-1291 (2011).  link  pdf

73. K.M. Weeks, RNA structure probing dash seq. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108, 10933-10934 (2011).  link  pdf

72. P. Rocca-Serra et al. [C.D. Duncan, K.M. Weeks, and 13 others] and A. Laederach, Sharing and archiving nucleic acid structure mapping data. RNA 17, 1204-1212 (2011).  link  pdf

2010

71. D.M. Mauger and K.M. Weeks, Toward global RNA structure analysis. Nature Biotech. 28, 1178-1179 (2010).  link  pdf

70. C. Gherghe, T. Lombo, C.W. Leonard, S.A.K. Datta, J.W. Bess, R.J. Gorelick, A. Rein and K.M. Weeks, Definition of a high-affinity Gag recognition structure mediating packaging of a retroviral RNA genome. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107, 19248-19253 (2010).  link  pdf

69. E. Simon-Loriere, D.P. Martin, K.M. Weeks and M. Negroni, RNA structures facilitate recombination-mediated gene swapping in HIV-1. J. Virol. 84, 12675-12682 (2010).  link  pdf

68. K.-A. Steen, A. Malhotra and K.M. Weeks, Selective 2ʹ-hydroxyl acylation analyzed by protection from exoribonuclease. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 9940-9943 (2010).  link  pdf

67. C.D.S. Duncan and K.M. Weeks, Non-hierarchical ribonucleoprotein assembly suggests a strain-propagation model for protein-facilitated RNA folding. Biochemistry 49, 5418-5425 (2010).  link  pdf

66. J.T. Low and K.M. Weeks, SHAPE-directed RNA secondary structure prediction. Methods 52, 150-158 (2010).  link  pdf

65. C.A. Lavender, F. Ding, N.V. Dokholyan and K.M. Weeks, Robust and generic RNA modeling using inferred constraints: A structure for the hepatitis C virus IRES pseudoknot domain. Biochemistry 49, 4931-4933 (2010).  link  pdf

64. C.E. Hajdin, F. Ding, N.V. Dokholyan and K.M. Weeks, On the significance of an RNA tertiary structure prediction. RNA 16, 1340-1349 (2010).  link  pdf

63. K.M. Weeks, Advances in RNA structure analysis by chemical probing. Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. 20, 295-304 (2010).  link  pdf

62. C.D.S. Duncan and K.M. Weeks, The Mrs1 splicing factor binds the bI3 group I intron at each of two tetraloop-receptor motifs. PLoS One 5, e8983 (2010).  link  pdf

61. C. Gherghe, C.W. Leonard, R.J. Gorelick and K.M. Weeks, Secondary structure of the mature ex virio Moloney murine leukemia virus genomic RNA dimerization domain. J. Virol. 84, 898-906 (2010).  link  pdf

2009

60. J.L. McGinnis, C.D.S. Duncan and K.M. Weeks, High-throughput SHAPE and hydroxyl radical analysis of RNA structure and ribonucleoprotein assembly. Methods Enzymol. 468, 67-89 (2009).  pdf

59. S.A. Mortimer and K.M. Weeks, Time-resolved RNA SHAPE chemistry: quantitative RNA structure analysis in one second snapshots and at single nucleotide resolution. Nature Protoc. 4, 1413-1421 (2009).  link  pdf

58. S.A. Mortimer and K.M. Weeks, C2'-endo nucleotides as molecular timers suggested by the folding of an RNA domain. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106, 15622-15627 (2009).  link  pdf

57. J.M. Watts, K.K. Dang, R.J. Gorelick, C.W. Leonard, J.W. Bess, R. Swanstrom, C.L. Burch and K.M. Weeks, Architecture and secondary structure of an entire HIV-1 RNA genome. Nature 460, 711-716 (2009).  link  pdf  data

56. K.A. Wilkinson, S.M. Vasa, K.E. Deigan, S.A. Mortimer, M.C. Giddings and K.M. Weeks, Influence of nucleotide identity on ribose 2'-hydroxyl reactivity in RNA. RNA 15, 1314-1321 (2009).  link  pdf

55. S.A. Mortimer, J.S. Johnson and K.M. Weeks, Quantitative analysis of RNA solvent accessibility by N-silylation of guanosine. Biochemistry 48, 2109-2114 (2009).  link  pdf

54. C.M. Gherghe, C.W. Leonard, F. Ding, N.V. Dokholan and K.M. Weeks, Native-like RNA tertiary structures using a sequence-encoded cleavage agent and refinement by discrete molecular dynamics. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 2541-2546 (2009).  link  pdf

53. K.E. Deigan, T.W. Li, D.H. Mathews and K.M. Weeks, Accurate SHAPE-directed RNA structure determination. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106, 97-102 (2009).  link  pdf  data

2008

52. S.A. Mortimer and K.M. Weeks, Time-resolved RNA SHAPE chemistry. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130, 16178-16180 (2008).  link  pdf

51. T.S. Maity, H.M. Fried and K.M. Weeks, Anti-cooperative assembly of the SRP19 and SRP68/72 components of the signal recognition particle. Biochem. J. 415, 429-437 (2008).  link  pdf

50. S.M. Vasa, N. Guex, K.A. Wilkinson, K.M. Weeks and M.C. Giddings, ShapeFinder: A software system for high-throughput quantitative analysis of nucleic acid reactivity information resolved by capillary electrophoresis. RNA 14, 1979-1990 (2008).  link  pdf

49. C.M. Gherghe, Z. Shajani, K.A. Wilkinson, G. Varani and K.M. Weeks, Strong correlation between SHAPE chemistry and the generalized NMR order parameter (S2) in RNA. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130, 12244-12245 (2008).  link  pdf

48. C.D.S. Duncan and K.M. Weeks, SHAPE analysis of long-range interactions reveals extensive and thermodynamically preferred misfolding in a fragile group I intron RNA. Biochemistry 47, 8504-8513 (2008).  link  pdf

47. C.M. Gherghe, S.A. Mortimer, J.M. Krahn, N.L. Thompson and K.M. Weeks, Slow conformational dynamics at C2'-endo nucleotides in RNA. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130, 8884-8885 (2008).  link  pdf

46. K.A. Wilkinson, R.J. Gorelick, S.M. Vasa, N. Guex, A. Rein, D.H. Mathews, M.C. Giddings and K.M. Weeks, High-throughput SHAPE analysis reveals structures in HIV-1 genomic RNA strongly conserved across distinct biological states. PLoS Biology 6, e96 (2008).  open access  pdf  data

45. C.N. Jones, K.A. Wilkinson, K.T. Hung, K.M. Weeks and L.L. Spremulli, Lack of secondary structure characterizes the 5' ends of mammalian mitochondrial mRNAs. RNA 14, 862-871 (2008).  link  pdf

44. B. Wang, K.A. Wilkinson and K.M. Weeks, Complex ligand-induced conformational changes in tRNAAsp revealed by single nucleotide resolution SHAPE chemistry. Biochemistry 47, 3454-3461 (2008).  link  pdf

2007

43. T.S. Maity and K.M. Weeks, A three-fold RNA-protein interface in the signal recognition particle gates native complex assembly. J. Mol. Biol. 369, 512-524 (2007).  link  pdf

42. S.A. Mortimer and K.M. Weeks, A fast acting reagent for accurate analysis of RNA secondary and tertiary structure by SHAPE chemistry. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129, 4144-4145 (2007).  link  pdf

2006

41. C. Gherghe and K.M. Weeks, The SL1-SL2 (stem-loop) domain is the primary determinant for stability of the gamma retroviral genomic RNA dimer. J. Biol. Chem. 281, 37952-37961 (2006).  link  pdf

40. T.S. Maity, C.W. Leonard, M.A. Rose, H.M. Fried and K.M. Weeks, Compartmentalization directs assembly of the signal recognition particle. Biochemistry 45, 14955-14964 (2006).  link  pdf

39. K.A. Wilkinson, E.J. Merino and K.M. Weeks, Selective 2'-hydroxyl acylation analyzed by primer extension (SHAPE): quantitative RNA structure analysis at single nucleotide resolution. Nature Protoc. 1, 1610-1616 (2006).  pdf

38. C.S. Badorrek and K.M. Weeks, Architecture of a gamma retroviral genomic RNA dimer. Biochemistry 45, 12664-12672 (2006).  link  pdf

37. C.S. Badorrek, C.M. Gherghe and K.M. Weeks, Structure of an RNA switch that enforces stringent retroviral genomic RNA dimerization. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103, 13640-13645 (2006).  link  pdf

36. G. Bokinsky, L.G. Nivon, S. Liu, G. Chai, M. Hong, K.M. Weeks and X. Zhuang, Two distinct binding modes of a protein cofactor with its target RNA. J. Mol. Biol. 361, 771-784 (2006).  link  pdf

35. T.W. Li and K.M. Weeks, Structure-independent and quantitative ligation of single-stranded DNA. Anal. Biochem. 349, 242-246 (2006).  link  pdf

2005

34. C.M. Gherghe, J.M. Krahn and K.M. Weeks, Crystal structures, reactivity and inferred acylation transition states for 2'-amine substituted RNA. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127, 13622-13628 (2005).  link  Supplementary Movie  pdf

33. E.J. Merino and K.M. Weeks, Facile conversion of aptamers into sensors using a 2'-ribose linked fluorophore. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127, 12766-12767 (2005).  link  pdf

32. A. Longo, C.W. Leonard, G.S. Bassi, D. Berndt, J.M. Krahn, T.M.T. Hall and K.M. Weeks, Evolution from DNA to RNA recognition by the bI3 LAGLIDADG maturase. Nature Struct. Mol. Biol. 12, 779-787 (2005).  link  pdf

31. C.L. Badorrek and K.M. Weeks, RNA flexibility in the dimerization domain of a gamma retrovirus. Nature Chem. Biol. 1, 104-111 (2005).  link  pdf

30. K.A. Wilkinson, E.J. Merino and K.M. Weeks, RNA SHAPE chemistry reveals non-hierarchical interactions dominate equilibrium structural transitions in tRNAAsp transcripts. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127, 4659-4667 (2005).  link  pdf

29. E.J. Merino, K.A. Wilkinson, J.L. Coughlan and K.M. Weeks, RNA structure analysis at single nucleotide resolution by Selective 2'-Hydroxyl Acylation and Primer Extension (SHAPE). J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127, 4223-4231 (2005).  link  pdf

2004

28. K.L. Buchmueller and K.M. Weeks, Tris-borate is a poor counterion for RNA: a cautionary tale for RNA folding studies. Nucl. Acids Res. 32, e184 (6 pp.) (2004).  link

27. I. Garcia and K.M. Weeks, Structural basis for the self-chaperoning function of an RNA collapsed state. Biochemistry 43, 15179-15186 (2004).  link

26. D.M. John, E.J. Merino and K.M. Weeks, Mechanics of DNA flexibility visualized by selective 2'-amine acylation at nucleotide bulges. J. Mol. Biol. 337, 611-619 (2004).  link

2003

25. K.L. Buchmueller and K.M. Weeks, Near native structure in an RNA collapsed state. Biochemistry 42, 13869-13878 (2003).  link

24. E.J. Merino and K.M. Weeks, Fluorogenic resolution of ligand binding by a nucleic acid aptamer. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 125, 12370-12371 (2003).  link

23. K.L. Buchmueller, B.T. Hill, M.S. Platz and K.M. Weeks, RNA-tethered phenylazide photocrosslinking via a short-lived indiscriminant electrophile. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 125, 10850-10861 (2003).  link

22. G.S. Bassi and K.M. Weeks, A kinetic and thermodynamic framework for assembly of the six-component bI3 group I intron ribonucleoprotein catalyst. Biochemistry 42, 9980-9988 (2003).  link

21. I. Garcia and K.M. Weeks, Small structural costs for evolution from RNA to RNP-based catalysis. J. Mol. Biol. 331, 57-73 (2003).  link

20. S.I. Chamberlin and K.M. Weeks, Differential helix stabilities and sites pre-organized for tertiary interactions revealed by monitoring local nucleotide flexibility in the bI5 group I intron RNA. Biochemistry 42, 901-909 (2003).  link

2002

19. S.I. Chamberlin, E.J. Merino and K.M. Weeks, Catalysis of amide synthesis by RNA phosphodiester and hydroxyl groups. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99, 14688-14693 (2002).  link

18. D.M. John and K.M. Weeks, Chemical interrogation of mismatches in DNA-DNA and DNA-RNA duplexes under non-stringent conditions by selective 2'-amine acylation. Biochemistry 41, 6866-6874 (2002).  link

17. G.S. Bassi, D.M. de Oliviera, M.F. White and K.M. Weeks, Recruitment of intron encoded and co-opted proteins in splicing of the bI3 group I intron RNA. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99, 128-133 (2002).  link

2001

16. A.E. Webb, M.A. Rose, E. Westhof and K.M. Weeks, Protein-dependent transition states for ribonucleoprotein assembly. J. Mol. Biol. 309, 1087-1100 (2001).  link

15. M.A. Rose and K.M. Weeks, Visualizing induced fit in early assembly of the human signal recognition particle. Nature Struct. Biol. 8, 515-520 (2001).  link

14. A.E. Webb and K.M. Weeks, A collapsed state functions to self-chaperone RNA folding into a native ribonucleoprotein complex. Nature Struct. Biol. 8, 135-140 (2001).  link

2000

13. D.M. John and K.M. Weeks, van't Hoff enthalpies without baselines. Protein Sci. 9, 1416-1419 (2000).  link

12. D.M. John and K.M. Weeks, Tagging DNA mismatches by selective 2'-amine acylation. Chem. Biol. 7, 405-410 (2000).  link

11. K.L. Buchmueller, A.E. Webb, D.A. Richardson and K.M. Weeks, A collapsed, non-native RNA folding state. Nature Struct. Biol. 7, 362-366 (2000).  link

10. S.I. Chamberlin and K.M. Weeks, Mapping local nucleotide flexibility by selective acylation of 2'-amine substituted RNA. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 122, 216-224 (2000). 

Pre-2000

9. K.M. Weeks, Protein-facilitated RNA folding. Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. 7, 336-342 (1997).  link

8. K.M. Weeks and T.R. Cech, Assembly of a ribonucleoprotein catalyst by tertiary structure capture. Science 271, 345-348 (1996).  link

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