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PUBLICATIONS: Matthew Nicholas


Nicholas, M. P., F. Berger, L. Rao, S. Brenner, C. Cho, and A. Gennerich. Cytoplasmic dynein regulates its attachment to microtubules via nucleotide state-switched mechanosensing at multiple AAA domains. 2015. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 12:6371-6376. [pdf]

Nicholas, M. P.*, P. Hook*, S. Brenner, C. Lazar, R. B. Vallee#, and A. Gennerich#. Control of cytoplasmic dynein force production and processivity by its C-terminal domain. 2015. Nat. Commun., 6:6206 (*: Co-first authors; #: co-corresponding authors). [pdf]


Nicholas, M. P., L. Rao, and A. Gennerich. Covalent immobilization of microtubules on glass surfaces for molecular motor force measurements and other single-molecule assays. 2014. Methods Mol. Biol., 1136:137-169. [pdf]

Nicholas, M. P., L. Rao, and A. Gennerich. An improved optical tweezers assay for measuring the force generation of single kinesin molecules. 2014. Methods Mol. Biol., 1136:171-246. [pdf]


Rao, L.*, E. M. Romes*, M. P. Nicholas, S. Brenner, T. Ashutosh, A. Gennerich#, and K. C. Slep#. The yeast dynein dyn2-pac11 complex is a dynein dimerization/processivity factor: structural and single molecule characterization. 2013. Mol. Biol. Cell, 24:2362-2377 (*: co-first authors; #: co-corresponding authors). [pdf]


Nicholas, M. P., E. Ertan, F. Fabien, C. David, and G. Ranajeet. Nuclear spin relaxation in isotropic and anisotropic media. 2010. Progress in nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy 57:111-158. [pdf]