Tsr model coordinates courtesy of Sung-Hou Kim, UC Berkeley.



Harris, M.J., Struppe, J.O., Wylie, B.J., McDermott, A.E., and Thompson, L.K. (2016) “Multidimensional Solid-State NMR of a Functional Multiprotein Chemoreceptor Array” Biochemistry 55, 3616-3624. pdf

Prόess, B.M., Liu, J., Higgs, P.I., and Thompson, L.K. (2015) “Lessons in Fundamental Mechanisms and Diverse Adaptations from the 2015 Bacterial Locomotion and Signal Transduction Meeting” Journal of Bacteriology 197, 3028-3040.

Koshy, S.S., Li, X., Eyles, S.J., Weis, R.M. and Thompson, L.K. (2014) “Hydrogen Exchange Differences between Chemoreceptor Signaling Complexes Localize to Functionally Important Subdomains” Biochemistry 53, 7755-7764. Selected to be highlighted on journal home page.

Briegel, A., Ladinsky, M.S., Oikonomou, C., Jones, C.,W. Harris, M.J., Fowler, D.J., Chang, Y.-W., Thompson, L.K., Armitage, J.,P. and Jensen, G.J. (2014) “Structure of bacterial cytoplasmic chemoreceptor arrays and implications for chemotactic signaling”, eLife 3, e02151.

Briegel, A., Wong, M., Hodges, H., Oikonomou, C., Piasta, K.N., Harris, M.J., Fowler, D.J., Thompson, L.K., Falke, J.J., Kiessling, L.L., and Jensen, G.J. (2014) “New insights into bacterial chemoreceptor array structure and assembly from electron cryotomography”, Biochemistry 53, 1575-1585.

Harris, M.J. and Thompson, L.K. (2014) “A Promising Prognosis for Solid State NMR of Functional Membrane Protein Complexes”, invited chapter for Advances in Biological Solid-State NMR: Proteins and Membrane-Active Peptides, (F. Separovic and A. Naito, Eds.), RSC Publishing, 405-424.

Mukherjee, S., Thompson, L.K., Godin, S., Schackwitz, W., Lipzen, A., Martin, J., and Blanchard, J.L.  (2014) “Population level analysis of evolved mutations underlying improvements in plant hemicellulose and cellulose fermentation by Clostridium phytofermentansPLOS ONE 9, e86731.

Koshy, S.S., Eyles, S.J., Weis, R.M. and Thompson, L.K. (2013) “Hydrogen Exchange Mass Spectrometry of Functional Membrane-bound Chemotaxis Receptor Complexes”, Biochemistry 52, 8833-8842. Selected to be highlighted on journal home page.

Karunanayake Mudiyanselage, A.P.K.K., Yang, M., Accomando, L.A.-R., Thompson, L.K., and Weis, R.M. (2013) “Membrane-association of a protein increases the rate, extent and specificity of chemical crosslinking” Biochemistry 52, 6127-6136. Selected to be highlighted on journal home page.

Sferdean, F.C, Weis, R.M. and Thompson, L.K.  (2012) “Ligand Affinity and Kinase Activity are Independent of Bacterial Chemotaxis Receptor Concentration: Insight into Signaling Mechanisms”, Biochemistry 51, 6920-6931.Access the recommendation on F1000 Prime

Fowler, D.J., Harris, M.J., and Thompson, L.K. (2012) “Heat management strategies for solid-state NMR of functional proteins”, J. Mag. Res. 222, 112-118.

Thompson, L. K. (2011) “Solid State NMR of Membrane Proteins: Moving Towards Greater Complexity”, Annual Reports on NMR Spectroscopy 73, 127-158. Request reprint.

Fowler, D. J., Khalifah, P. G., and Thompson, L. K. (2010) "Design and characterization of a calixarene inclusion compound for calibration of long-range carbon–fluorine distance measurements by solid-state NMR", J. Mag. Res. 207, 153-157.

Fowler, D. J., Weis, R. M., and Thompson, L. K. (2010) “Kinase-active Signaling Complexes of Bacterial Chemoreceptors Do Not Contain Proposed Receptor-Receptor Contacts Observed in Crystal Structures”, Biochemistry 49, 1425-1434.

Kovacs, F. A., Gallagher, G. J., Fowler, D. J., and Thompson, L. K. (2007) “A practical guide for solid-state NMR distance measurements in proteins”, Concepts in Magnetic Resonance 30A, 21-39.

Gallagher, G. J., Hong, M., and Thompson, L. K. (2004) "Solid-state NMR spin diffusion for measurement of membrane-bound peptide structure: Gramicidin A", Biochemistry 43, 7899-7906.

Thompson, L. K. (2003) "Unraveling the secrets of Alzheimer's ß-amyloid fibrils", invited commentary for Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci USA 100, 383-385.

Thompson, L. K. (2002) "Solid-state NMR studies of the structure and mechanisms of proteins", Current Opinion in Structural Biology 12, 661-669.

Isaac, B., Gallagher, G. J., Balazs, Y. S., & Thompson, L. K., (2002) "Site-directed rotational resonance solid-state NMR distance measurements probe structure and mechanism in the transmembrane domain of the serine bacterial chemoreceptor", Biochemistry 41, 3025-3036.

Murphy, O. J., III, Yi, X., Weis, R. M., & Thompson, L. K. (2001) "Hydrogen exchange reveals a stable and expandable core within the aspartate receptor cytoplasmic domain", J. Biol. Chem. 276, 43262-43269.

Murphy, O. J., III, Kovacs, F. A., Sicard, E., & Thompson, L. K. (2001) "Site-directed solid-state NMR measurement of a ligand-induced conformational change in the serine bacterial chemoreceptor", Biochemistry 40, 1358-1366.

Balazs, Y. S. & Thompson, L. K. (1999) "Practical methods for solid-state NMR distance measurements on large biomolecules: constant-time rotational resonance", J. Mag. Res. 139, 371-376.

Kumashiro, K. K., Schmidt-Rohr, K., Murphy, O.J., III, Ouellette, K. L., Cramer, W. A., Thompson, L. K. (1998) "A Novel Tool for Probing Membrane Protein Structure: Solid-State NMR with Proton Spin Diffusion and X-Nucleus Detection", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 120, 5043-5051.

Wang, J., Balazs, Y. S., & Thompson, L. K. (1997) "Solid-state REDOR NMR distance measurements at the ligand site of a bacterial chemotaxis membrane receptor", Biochemistry 36, 1699-1703.

Parkhe, A. D., Seeley, S. K., Gardner, K., Thompson, L., & Lewis, R. V., (1997) "Structural Studies of Spider Silk Proteins in the Fiber", J. Molecular Recognition 10, 1-6.

Seeley, S. K., Wittrock, G. K., Thompson, L. K., & Weis, R. M. (1996) "Oligomers of the Cytoplasmic Fragment from the Escherichia coli Aspartate Receptor Dissociate Through an Unfolded Transition State", Biochemistry 35, 16336-16345.

Seeley, S. K., Weis, R. M., & Thompson, L. K. (1996) "The Cytoplasmic Fragment of the Aspartate Receptor Displays Globally Dynamic Behavior", Biochemistry 35, 5199-5206.

Wang, J., Parkhe, A. D., Tirrell, D. A., & Thompson, L. K. (1996) "Crystalline Aggregates of the Repetitive Polypeptide {(AlaGly)3GluGly(GlyAla)3GluGly}10: Structure and Dynamics by 13C Magic Angle Spinning Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy", Macromolecules 29, 1548-1553.

Herzfeld, J., Auger, M., Farrar, M. R., Lakshmi, K. V., McDermott, A. E., Raap, J., Thompson, L. K., van der Wielen, C. M., Lugtenburg, J., & Griffin, R. G. (1993) "Recent Solid State NMR Studies of Bacteriorhodopsin" in Frontiers of Photobiology (A. Shima et al., eds.), pp. 221-225, Elsevier Science Publishers B. V.

Thompson, L. K., McDermott, A. E., Raap, J., van der Wielen, C. M., Brown, R. S., Lugtenburg, J., Herzfeld, J., & Griffin, R. G. (1992) "Rotational Resonance NMR Study of the Active Site Structure in Bacteriorhodopsin: Conformation of the Schiff Base Linkage", Biochemistry 31, 7931-7938.

McDermott, A. E., Thompson, L. K., Winkel, C., Farrar, M. R., Pelletier, S., Lugtenburg, J., Herzfeld, J., & Griffin, R. G. (1991) "Mechanism of Proton Pumping in Bacteriorhodopsin by Solid State NMR: The Protonation State of Tyrosine in the Light-Adapted and M States", Biochemistry 30, 8366-8371.

Buser, C. A., Thompson, L. K., Diner, B. A., and Brudvig, G. W. (1990) "Electron-Transfer Reactions in Mn-depleted Photosystem II" Biochemistry 29, 8977-8985.

Thompson, L.K., Miller, A.-F., Buser, C.A., de Paula, J.C., and Brudvig, G.W. (1989) "Characterization of the Multiple Forms of Cytochrome b559 in Photosystem II", Biochemistry 28, 8048-8056.

Thompson, L. K., Blaylock, R., Sturtevant, J. M., and Brudvig, G. W. (1989) "Molecular Basis of the Heat Denaturation of Photosystem II", Biochemistry 28, 6686-6695.

Thompson, L.K., Miller, A.-F., de Paula, J.C., and Brudvig, G.W. (1988) "Electron Donation in Photosystem II" Israel J. Chem. 28, 121-128.

Thompson, L.K. and Brudvig, G.W. (1988) "Cytochrome b559 May Function to Protect Photosystem II From Photoinhibition", Biochemistry 27, 6653-6658.

Thompson, L. K., Sturtevant, J. M., and Brudvig, G. W. (1987) "Cytochrome b559 Plays a Structural Role in the Oxygen Evolving Complex of Photosystem II" in Progress in Photosynthesis Research, I (Biggins, J., Ed.) pp 609-612, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Thompson, L. K., Sturtevant, J. M., and Brudvig, G. W. (1986) "Differential Scanning Calorimetric Studies of Photosystem II: Evidence for a Structural Role for Cytochrome b559 in the Oxygen Evolving Complex", Biochemistry 25, 6161-6169.










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